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Sydney (Frank) Francis READ

Westpark Chapel

Passed away peacefully at WesleyCare on

March 20, 2024, in his 97  th year. Dearly loved husband of the late Phyl for 74 years.

Loving father and father-in-law of Kathleen, Graham and Julie, Lynda and John, David and Dale, Bevan and Priscilla. Treasured grandfather of Anna, Marcus, Ben, Tim, Emily, Christy, Hamish, Louise, Matt, Chris and Julia. Proud great-grandfather of 18. Devoted brother of Winnie, Gwen, Blanche, Alf and Ed (all deceased). A special thanks to WesleyCare staff for their wonderful care, love, and support of Frank. Messages may be addressed to: The family of the late Frank Read, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. A service to celebrate Frank’s life will be held in our Westpark Chapel, 467 Wairakei Road, Burnside, on Tuesday March 26, at 10.00am. Followed by the interment at Greendale Cemetery, 503 Greendale Road, Darfield.

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‘At home with his Lord and with Phyl’