On June 25, 2022, aged 81 years, left us peacefully, surrounded by his family. Much loved husband and best friend of the late Noeline, precious Dad of Catherine and Lynley, and father-in-law of Gerard, and proud Grandad of Neve and Sylvie. Son of the late Charles and Elene, and loved brother of Vivienne, Barbara and the late Celia (Sr Elizabeth), much appreciated cousin, uncle and friend. Grateful thanks to the outstanding staff at Christchurch Hospital. Messages may be addressed to: The Family of the late Phil Parton, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. A Celebration of Phil’s life will be held in Chapel Street Methodist Church, corner of Harewood Road and Chapel Street, on Thursday, June 30, at 10.30am.