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Lyell James Randal BEARD

27/10/2021
AvonPark Chapel

Passed away on October 27, 2021, at Christchurch Hospital, aged 77 years. Much loved husband of Ann, dearly loved and treasured Dad and father-in-law of Sasha, Steven and Richie, adored Grampsie to Indie and Lola. Lyell was loved dearly by his sisters, Lois and Marion, and his extended family in New Zealand and around the globe. Lyell was a kind and truly cherished friend to many.

The true happiness in life is to love and be loved”.

We extend our sincere gratitude to those who cared for Lyell on Ward 25 at Christchurch Hospital. Our heartfelt thanks go also to our dear friends and family for their dedicated kindness and support for Lyell, and for us all, which has meant so much. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Lyell Beard c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. Emails can be sent to Sasha Holden at sasha_holden@yahoo.co.uk. Lyell’s celebration of life will be held in our AvonPark Chapel, cnr of Kerrs and Pages Roads, Linwood, on Thursday,  November 11 at 10.30am. Due to current restrictions on large gatherings, attendees are asked to contact Lamb and Hayward prior to the service to confirm their wish to attend