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Richard Charles Dunstan


On July 11, 2021, passed peacefully at WesleyCare Hospital, in his 82nd year. Loved and loving husband, best friend, helpmate and companion of Patricia (Pat) for over 60 years. Caring and respected dad and father-in-law of Amiria and Brian Reid, Graeme and Clare Dunstan (American Samoa), Katrina and Evan White (Wairau Valley), and Peter and Kim Dunstan. Loved granddad of Ishbel, Amanda, and Myrna Reid; Teresa (American Samoa), and Timothy (Hawaii); Thomas White (Wairau Valley); and Cameron. Special thanks to all the staff of WesleyCare for their loving and dedicated care of Richard over the last 2½ years. A private cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service to honour the life of Richard will be held in the WesleyCare Chapel, entrance off Marble Wood Drive, Saturday, July 17 at 1.30pm. Due to venue size limitations, close family and friends are welcome. Please contact a family member.