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Anton (Rob) Georg van Berkel

02/02/2022
08/02/2022
Westpark Chapel

Peacefully, with family, on Wednesday 2nd February 2022, at Radius Hawthorne, Christchurch, aged 92 years. Loved husband of the late Mia; loving father of Pat, Vivienne and the late Nick; father-in-law of Ocean, Brian and Kathy, and also Ruth; much-loved Opa of Julia, Laura and Sam; Amy, Joseph, and Nathan; and Joshua, Haley, and Jared; a fondly remembered Opa of his many great-grandchildren; and a very special companion to Ria. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Rob van Berkel, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545.
The Celebration of Rob’s life will be held in our Westpark Chapel, 467 Wairakei Road, Burnside, on Tuesday 8th February, at 2.00pm. Vaccination passes will be required. He will be farewelled, for private cremation thereafter.
A forthright, warm man; known for his never-ending supply of ice cream, chocolate hagelslag and New Year’s oliebollen.