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Peter John BELL

Westpark Chapel

(69 years) Passed away on Sunday, February 24, 2019, surrounded with a huge amount of love by his wife Chrissy, his children Rachel, Lisa, Richard, and Matthew, and brother-in-law Ian.   Pete suffered a sudden attack of severe pancreatitis while in Queenstown on business and was flown to Dunedin Hospital. Peter born May 23, 1949, to Lucy and Raymond Bell and is survived by his brother Mike Bell, his wife Christina Bell, his children Rachel Erichsen, Lisa Price, Richard Bell, and Matthew Bell, and his adored grandchildren, Laura, Thea, and Maya Erichsen; Emma, and Sophie Price; Josh, and Cameron Cook; Wilson, and Marshall Bell; Jessica, and Addison Bell; and his puppy Maggie.  Pete married Jan Bell (Williamson) in 1970 where they grew and nurtured their family in Lincoln. A loyal, dedicated and fun loving father, husband, son, brother, friend and valued employee of Sports Marine for 40 years. Peter was widowed in 1999 and found happiness with Christina Bell and they married in 2005. His genuine nature and positive outlook on life meant that he was very well respected in his professional and personal life. His capacity for love is felt by his wider family of his children’s spouses, Chrissy’s children and grandchildren. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Peter Bell, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. We feel very honoured to be his family and invite you to celebrate his remarkable life with us in the Westpark Chapel, 467 Wairakei Road, Burnside, on Thursday, March 7, at 2.00pm private cremation thereafter.