With great sadness we wish to announce that Gerald passed away, at Christchurch Hospital, after a short illness. Dearly loved best friend and husband of Doreen (deceased); much loved and respected father of William, Mechelle, Roger (deceased), and John. Loved grandfather to Phoebe, Chase, Cole, Casey, Dylan, Finn, Max, and Lilly; loved great-grandfather to Jakata, Jarome, Janika, Jarell, Jariah, Skyla, Bodhi, and Olive; and loved great-great-grandfather to Ahorangi. Loved brother to John, Barbara (deceased), and Derek. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Gerald Rastrick, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. The Funeral Service for Gerald will be held in our Westpark Chapel, 467 Wairakei Road, Burnside, on Friday, February 10, at 2.00pm. We would like to invite those who would like to toast Gerald, and share fond memories, to meet at his favourite hotel, The Avonhead Tavern, from 3.30pm. This will be in the rear Bar in the X-golf area.