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Robert ‘Bob’ Anthony SYME

St Andrew’s College Centennial Chapel

On March 6, 2024, passed away at Burwood Hospital, aged 80 years. Adored husband and best friend of Paula, much loved father and father-in-law of Jared and Amber, Nick and Julia, much loved grandad of Olivia, Ruby; and Emily, loved father and father-in-law of Jacqui and Andy, a loved grandad of Josh, Annie, and William, and loved great-grandad of Marcella. Sincere thanks to all staff of Christchurch and Burwood Hospitals for their exceptional care and understanding. Donations to Dementia Canterbury in memory of Bob would be appreciated and may be made directly online at: The funeral service for Bob will be held at St Andrew’s College Centennial Chapel, 347 Papanui Road, Strowan, on March 23, at 1.00pm.

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