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Rev. Michael Dearden Somers COCKS

16/03/2022
22/03/2022

Passed away on March 16, 2022, at Archer Village, aged 93 years. Beloved husband of Gertrud, beloved father and father-in-law of Charlotte and David, Andrea and Peter, Stephanie and Chris, Richard and Ana; and loved step-father of Kari, and Megan. Grandfather of William, James, and Jack; Max, and Frank; Grace, Henry, and George; and Nicholas. Gaffer of Emil, and Tor; and great-grandfather of Atticus, and Emmett; and Benjamin. Heartfelt thanks to the staff – who Michael described as saints – at Archer Village. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Michael Cocks c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Anglican Church of St Marys would be appreciated and may be made at the service. The Memorial Service for Michael will be held in the Anglican Church of St Marys, 21 Church Square, Addington, on Tuesday, March 22, at 12.30pm. Due to current restrictions on large gatherings, invitations will be personally extended by the family. Vaccine passes will be required.

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