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Panayotis (Peter) G. CARNOUTSOS

07/08/1927 - 10/06/2021

Peter passed away peacefully at Anthony Wilding Hospital on 10 June 2021 with loving family by his side, aged 93 years. He was born on 7 August 1927 in Galați, Romania and was the much-loved husband for 50 years of the late Lilly (Elena) Antipas and they lived at 112 Opawa Road. Peter was the deeply loved and treasured father (Tata) and father-in-law of Angela and John, Hilary and Dennis, George and Susan, Nicolai and Olivia, and Jon and Michele. He was the dearly loved grandpa of Isadora and Mark, Natasha and Michael, Sarah and Jon, Elizabeth and Jordan, Michael and Hannah, Simon and Jeanie, Andrew and Christelle, Hamish and Chi, and Dominic. He was also the dearly loved great grandpa of Lilly, Oliver, Olivia, Harrison, Sylvia, Loukas, Charlie, Thea, Milla, Nikos, Sophia, Savannah, and Jack. Peter was the dearly loved son of the late Gheorghe and Ioana of Galați, Romania and brother of the late Neculai and Ion. Our sincere and heartfelt thanks to the staff at the Canterbury Wing of Anthony Wilding Rest Home and Hospital for their outstanding and exceptional care and love of our Tata and his extended family.


“It is the end of an era. Tata, we are so grateful you chose to come to New Zealand for a better life which has benefitted us all.”


Messages may be addressed to the family of the late Peter Carnoutsos c-/ PO Box 39001 Christchurch 8545. In accordance with Peter’s wishes a private family service has been held.