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Ernest 'Bruce' Bruce McKESSAR

Oaklands Chapel

On Saturday, June 15, 2024, peacefully, aged 91 years. Dearly loved husband of Helen, and the late Eleanor, loved father, father-in-law, and stepfather of Ian, Sally and Tim, Faye and Brent, and Craig, respected Grandad of Hamish, and Carl; Scott, Georgia, and Olive; Zsenai, Quinn, and Xander, and Great-Grandad of Benee. Messages may be addressed to: The family of the late Bruce McKessar, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. In lieu of flowers, donations to St John would be appreciated, and may be made online at The funeral service in celebration of Bruce’s life will be held in our Oaklands Chapel, corner of Halswell Junction and Wigram Roads, Halswell, on Thursday, June 20, at 2.30pm, followed by a private cremation.

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