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John Swanley HARWOOD


On October 7, 2022, peacefully and with dignity at home surrounded by his family, aged 75 years.  Dearly loved husband of Barb, loved father and father-in-law of Thomas and Lauren, Tim and Aimée, Anna and James.

Loved granddad of Georgia, Leah, Cameron, and Daniel; Gemma and Sam; Amelia and Lucy. Sincere thanks to Dr Viv Hancock, Dr Dougal McClean, Gail Nelson and the Nurse Maude Palliative team and Johnny. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late John Harwood, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. In lieu of flowers, donations to Nurse Maude Palliative Care would be appreciated and may be made online at  A Service to celebrate John’s life will be held at Christ’s College Chapel, Rolleston Avenue, Christchurch on Wednesday, October 12 at 2.00pm, thereafter private cremation. To watch a livestream of the service, please click here.