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John Michael ATKINS

Wai-mana Chapel

On December 29, 2020, peacefully at Holmwood Rest Home, surrounded by his loving family, in his 87th year. Cherished husband of Noeline, devoted dad and best friend of Loraine and Neville, Christine, Sharon and Peter, Jenny and Chris. Loved poppa of Daniel and Breda, Andrew and Mikki, Michael and Jamie, and Rebekah; Ben; Cassie and Dillon; Melissa and Rhodri; Caleb, and Hayden.

“Beam me up Scotty”

Many thanks to Dr Jo MacGregor at Pegasus Health, Dr John Elliott at Older Person’s Health at Burwood, and to the wonderful staff at Holmwood Rest Home. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late John Atkins, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. In lieu of flowers, donations to St John would be appreciated and may be made at the service.  The Service to Celebrate John’s life will be held in our Rangiora Chapel, Wai-mana, 92 Kippenberger Avenue, Rangiora, on Tuesday, January 5, at 2.30pm, private cremation thereafter.  A livestream of the service will be available,  please contact John’s family at