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Donald Wayland SMITH


On December 27, 2018, peacefully at home, surrounded by his loving family, aged 83 years.  Dearly loved husband and best friend of Frances, loved and respected father and father-in-law of Murray and Lynn, Jillian and Dayne, Michael and Julie, Rodney and Mary, and much loved grandad of Ben; Michael, and Marc; Alister, William, and James; Molly, Grace, and Ava.

“As he was, he will always be, precious in our memories.”

Grateful thanks to the caring and supportive staff at both Home and Acute Dialysis, the Nephrology Team and Ward 14, also Martin and Susan, the District Nurses, and the ladies from Access.  Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Donald Smith, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. In lieu of flowers, donations to Malvern Health Trust (Darfield District Nursing) would be appreciated and may be made at the service.  A Service to celebrate Donald’s life will be held in St Ambrose Anglican Church, Railway Terrace, Sheffield, on Friday, January 4, at 1.30pm.  Private interment thereafter.