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Gavin Lance ORCHARD


Passed away on November 6, 2021, at Cashmere View Hospital, aged 89 years. Dearly loved husband of Jenny, loved father and father-in-law of Robert, Gayle Sherwood, Andrew, Allister (Alby) and Alex, cherished granddad of Skye, Jake, and Tamara; Jeremy, Hamish, and Amanda; Sophie, Ollie, and Angus; and a great-granddad of ten. Special thank you to all of the staff at Cashmere View for their outstanding care throughout Gavin’s journey. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Gavin Orchard, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. Donations to Alzheimer’s New Zealand would be appreciated and may be made at the service or online at Due to current restrictions on large gatherings, Gavin’s service will be private, with invitations personally extended by the family. To watch a livestream of the service, please click here.