Suddenly but peacefully, on December 18, 2022, at home, aged 77 years. Dearly loved husband of Anthea, father and father-in-law of Shaun and Candice, Kate and Craig, Tony and Mei, step-father of Nick and Tina, James and Ana, Jess and JP, and Sam (deceased). Treasured Grandad of Zoe, Jonty, Georgia and Molly, Jett, Xavier, Jonah and Hugo, Jordan and Mya; Gabrielle and Gus; and Harrison. Survived by his former wife, Margaret. Brother and brother-in-law of Colleen and Brian. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Paul Bennett, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. In lieu of flowers, donations to Dementia Canterbury would be appreciated and may be made directly online at dementiacanterbury.org.nz. The family will be having a private cremation, and a celebration of Paul’s life will follow in the new year, date to be advised.