On July 4, 2022 passed away peacefully surrounded by loving family at Lady Wigram Village, aged 93 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Celia, treasured and dearly loved Dad of Jennifer and Paul Howarth, Suzanne and Bruce Marshall, cherished and adored Grandad of Scott and Kelly, Hannah and Jonny; Elsa, and Grace and Morgan, much loved Grandad Bruce of Hayley, Samantha, Kenzie; and Jack. A loved uncle to all his nieces and nephews.
Kua hinga he totara i te wao nui a Tane
A mighty totara has fallen in the forest of Tane
A special thanks to Rachel and the team at Lady Wigram Village for their loving care of Bruce and his family. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Bruce Irvine, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. A Funeral Service to celebrate Bruce’s life will be held in the Upper Riccarton Methodist Church, 3 Brake Street, Upper Riccarton, on Saturday, July 9, at 10.30am. Private cremation thereafter.