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Martin “Marty” WRIGHT

Wai-mana Chapel

It is with deep sadness that we share the news of the loss of Marty, who died unexpectedly, at home on May 24, 2024, aged 62 years. Beloved husband and best friend of Leanne, adored Dad of Jaimie, and father-in-law of Finn.  Much loved son of Joyce, and the late Stanley, dearly loved brother of Julie.  Loved and respected son-in-law, brother-in-law, uncle, and friend of many.  Sincere thanks to the first responders from St John Ambulance Service and the Fire Brigade for their relentless resuscitation effort and exceptional care of Marty.  Messages may be addressed to: The family of the late Marty Wright, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. Donations to St John Ambulance Service in memory of Marty would be appreciated, and may be made directly online at:  A service to celebrate Marty’s life will be held in our Rangiora Chapel, Wai-mana, 92 Kippenberger Avenue, Rangiora, on June 5 at 2.30pm, followed by a private cremation.

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