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Francis (Frank) Herbert FORWARD


Born 29/03/1930, died 30/05/2022, peacefully at Elms Court Lifecare. Frank has departed the golf course for the last time, and hung up his clubs and shoes, and can rest satisfied that he has passed on his love of the game, to successive generations. Dearly loved husband of the late Helen, loved father and father-in-law of Russell and Katherine Forward, Jan and Craig Fahey, Lynn Williams, Gay Forward, and Hamish Forward, a special Grandy, Nang, and Poppa of Courtney, Kelsey and Alex, Callum; Abbey and Robert, David and Kate; Phillip and Steph, Ben; Grace, and Elisabeth, loving great-grandfather of Stevie, Violet, Wren; Flynn; Briah, Connor, Eli; and Jake.  A much loved son of the Late Sonny and Minnie Forward (Ormondville). A much loved brother and brother-in-law of Douglas, Noel and Nola, Maurice and Fay, Kevin and Dorothy, Trevor, Graham and Sue, (all deceased), Brian (deceased) and Gay, Bruce (deceased) and Mary. A sincere and heartfelt thanks to the team at Ilam Medical Centre, especially Dr Mark Cohen for his kindness and compassion. Also thank you to the staff at Elms Court for their care of Dad. Messages may be made to: The Family of the late Frank Forward, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. A Private Cremation will take place.