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Paul Bernard McSTAY


It is with deep sadness that Paul’s family announce his sudden and unexpected passing in Noosa, Australia on July 14th, 2023, aged 76 years. Beloved husband and best friend of Jan for 52 years.  Dearly loved and an amazing Dad and father-in-law of Katie and Paul, Brendon and Prue, Sam and Briony, and Tim and Ollie.  Adored Grandad Paul of Logan, Jesse, Thea, Jack, Bonnie, Elroy, Jasper, and Primrose. Legendary brother of Mary, Bryan, Sheelagh, Peter, and Tony. Brother-in-law of Cath, Brian, Trish, Grant, Marlene, Anthea, and the late Geof, Margaret, Gordon, Pat, Tom, and Beth. Treasured uncle and great-uncle to many nieces and nephews to whom all adored him. Paul was loved by his many lifelong friends including those he made through work, swimming, gym and biking.

‘Dad, you were an inspiration to us all. We will miss you forever, our hearts are broken. We love you so much.

Special thanks to the amazing and compassionate staff at Noosa Hospital. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Paul McStay, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545.  In lieu of flowers, donations to BrainTree Wellness Centre would be appreciated and can be made directly at: A Service to celebrate Paul’s life will be held in the Christian Cullen Lounge, Addington Raceway, 75 Jack Hinton Drive, Addington, on Monday, July 31, at 11.00am. Private cremation thereafter.