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Peter WARD


Passed away peacefully on Friday, February 12, 2021, in his 86th year. Best friend and partner of Helen Gardiner for 28 years, former husband of Margaret Shepherd, loved and cherished father of PJ, Michael, Steve, Geoff, Maryanne, Nigel, Amanda, and their partners; and a loved and treasured grandad and great-grandad. He will be sadly missed by Helen’s children Jarod, Julie, Matthew, Emma, David, Sarah, and their partners and children. Special thanks to the staff at Anthony Wilding Nursing Home and Dementia Care Unit, for their compassion and loving care of Peter. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Peter Ward, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. In lieu of flowers, donations to Dementia Canterbury would be appreciated and may be made at the service. The Funeral Service for Peter will be celebrated in Christ the King Catholic Church, 92 Greers Road, Burnside, on Wednesday, February 17, at 11:30am, with a burial to follow at Avonhead Park Cemetery.