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John (Reverend) Burton HUNT


On January 2, 2024, at Cashmere View Hospital, aged 78 years. Dearly loved companion and husband of Lesley for 54 years, much loved father and father-in-law of Tim and Terri, Robbie and Emma, James and Jenn, loving grandfather of Ella, Sarah; Sophie, Piper, Rose; Jessica, Brooke, and Kayla.

    ‘Everyone I meet, and thing I see, speaks of God’s goodness and love to me’

Special thanks to the staff of Barrington Wing at Cashmere View, and at Archer Hospital, for their devoted care and support. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late John Hunt, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. In lieu of flowers, donations to Multiple Sclerosis and Parkinson’s Canterbury, in memory of John, would be appreciated, and may be made online at: A Service to celebrate John’s life will be held in Knox Presbyterian Church, corner Bealey Avenue and Victoria Streets, Christchurch, on Monday, January 8, at 11.00am. Private cremation thereafter.

To watch a livestream of the service, please click here.