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Philip (Phil) Brian MORRELL, (DODD)

20/01/2019
25/01/2019
Wai-mana Chapel

Phil passed away peacefully at home on January 20, 2019, aged 71 years, dearly loved husband of Shirley, much loved father of Mark, a loving father-in-law of Anneka, and proud grandpa of River, Ziony, and Thea; Loved brother to Denise and brother-in-law to David, Anne and Nelson (UK), loved uncle to Stephen, and Christopher, and Steven, and friend to many.  Grateful thanks to the Nurse Maude carers and nurses and our lovely friends for their loving care and support during Phil’s illness. Phil served in the British Royal Navy for 23years with the HMS Polaris Submarine Fleet. Phil and family came to NZ from the UK in 2008, he taught at various High Schools in Canterbury before his retirement. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Phil Morrell, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. In lieu of flowers donations to Nurse Maude Hospice would be appreciated and may be made at the service. A Service to celebrate Phil’s life will be held in our Rangiora Chapel, Wai-mana, 92 Kippenberger Avenue, Rangiora on Friday, January 25, at 10.30am, thereafter private cremation.