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Stuart Herbert BALLAGH


Passed away peacefully on July 29, 2022, of a sudden illness, at ICU Christchurch Hospital, in his 90th year. Dearly loved husband and soulmate of Gypsy (Marlene), for 58 years; dearly loved father and father-in-law of Andy and Dee, Dave and Kerri, and Jenny and Tim Edmonds; much loved Grandad of Georgie, Gus, and Brooklyn. A huge thank you to the Medical teams at Cheviot Medical, St John Cheviot, and ICU Christchurch Hospital for their care of Stuart. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Stuart Ballagh, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. In lieu of flowers, donations to St John Cheviot would be appreciated, and made directly online at:

A Celebration of Stuart’s life will be held in St Anthony’s Catholic Church, 62 Ward Road, Cheviot, on Thursday, August 4, at 1.00pm, followed by private interment at Homeview Cemetery.