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Oaklands Chapel

(Ret. NZ Fire Service) It is with tremendous sadness that we announce the passing of John, on March 1, 2024, peacefully at home, aged 78 years. Dearly loved husband of Jennifer, much loved father and father-in-law of David and Claudine (UK), and Ruth and Stanley, loved Grandad John of Marlon, and Imogen (UK), and adored Grandad of Anouska, and Briar. Loved son of the late Graham and Doreen, and son-in-law of the late William and Margaret Hanna. Beloved brother of Jenny, and Marj (AUS), uncle of Nicci and Andrew; and Mathew, and Steven (AUS). Respected colleague, and friend to many. Special thanks to the staff at Nurse Maude for their care and support. Messages may be addressed to ‘The family of the late John Goodliffe, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545’. In lieu of flowers, donations to the NZ Firefighters Welfare Society would be appreciated and may be made online at The funeral service for John will be held at Oaklands Chapel, corner of Halswell Junction and Wigram Roads, Halswell, on Friday, March 8, at 10.30am.