(late of Waikawa Bay, Picton): on August 10, peacefully at Summerset at Avonhead Christchurch, aged 91 years. Dearly loved husband of Charlotte Marie (Marie), loved and respected father of Mark, Andrew Stephen and Step-father of Wendy and Euan. Father-in-law to Christine, Sarah, Leslie, and Paul. Loved Grandfather to Pryce, David, Bonnie, Annabelle, and Alex. Much loved brother of Elaine (Tauranga) and Jim (deceased). The family gives special thanks to the Avonhead Care Centre Nurses and Staff who provided care for John over the past few months. Your care, love and support has been greatly appreciated. Very special thanks to Mandie Carswell for your devoted care and selfless love in helping John maintain his dignity in his final days and hours. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late John Turton, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. In lieu of flowers donations to Multiple Myeloma New Zealand would be appreciated, and may be made directly online at www.multiplemyeloma.org.nz. The Funeral Service to celebrate John’s life will be held in the Harewood Crematorium Chapel, Wilkinsons Road, Harewood, Christchurch, on Tuesday, August 16, at 3.00pm.