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Russell John HAWKES

Westpark Chapel

On November 25, 2022, aged 74 years,  peacefully at Christchurch Hospital, surrounded by his family. Dearly loved husband of Kay (nee Burtt) for 53 years. Much loved Dad of Joanne, Andrew and Emily, and respected father-in-law of John Koolman, Sarah Hawkes, and Carson Lloyd. Treasured “Pop” of Will, and Belle; Olivia, Harry, and Max; and little Sophia. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Russell Hawkes, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. In lieu of flowers, donations to St Johns Ambulance Canterbury would be appreciated and may be may online at  A Service to celebrate Russell’s life will be held in our Westpark Chapel, 467 Wairakei Road, Burnside, on Thursday, December 1,  at 2.00pm. A private cremation thereafter.