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William (Bill) Frederick MECHEN

Wai-mana Chapel

On October 27, 2023, at Christchurch Hospital with family by his side, in his 90th year. Dearly loved husband of the late Margaret, much loved father and father-in-law of Kevin and Anne, Garry and Tracy, Debbie and Darrell Grice.  Loved grandad of Taylor; Jesse and Emma, Mathew and Rachel, Bailey and Jordy, and Corbin; Ashleigh and Todd, and Logan and Cait, loved great-grandad of Zoe and Jonty; Cooper, Bella, and Darcy.

“Will be sadly missed”


Special thanks to all the staff at Charles Upham and Christchurch Hospital Ward 23, for the wonderful support given to Bill and family. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Bill Mechen, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. A Service to Celebrate Bill’s life will be held in our Rangiora Chapel, Wai-mana, 92 Kippenberger Avenue, Rangiora on Wednesday, November 1, at 2.30pm thereafter private cremation.