Obituaries

John (Jack) William WHITLA

14/11/1923 - 13/05/2019
(Reg. No. 620033 Tpr 2NZEF) – On May 13, 2019, peacefully at home. Aged 95 years. Loved husband of the late Nancy, much loved father and father-in-law of Karen, John and Cheryl, Annie and Soren, and Julie. Loved Grandad of Nikki, Hayley, Raquel, Cr...
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Jessie Florence ALABONE

22/08/1911 - 02/05/2019
At Christchurch aged 107 years. Jessie was Canterbury’s oldest living resident.Loved wife of the late Percy (Bill). Cherished mother of the late Diana Thea, and Billy. Daughter of the late William and Mary McDonald and sister of surviving sibli...
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Billy ALABONE

20/03/1941 - 28/04/2019
At Christchurch, aged 78 years. Loved and cherished son of Jessie and the late Percy (Bill) Alabone. Cherished brother of the late Diana Thea and late brother-in-law of Trevor Malcolm Clemence.Uncle of Suzanne, Paulette, Brenda, David, Thea, Heat...
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Malcolm Richard Black

14/10/1954 - 24/04/2019
Passed unexpectedly on April 24, 2019, aged 64 years, at Christchurch Hospital. Loved soulmate of Morene. Adored father and father in law of Tracy and Darren and cherished Pop of Jackson, Finn, and Saul. Will be sadly missed by his twin brother Murra...
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Renee Elizabeth Smith

27/03/1944 - 21/04/2019
Passed away peacefully on Sunday April 21, 2019, at Middlepark Senior Care. Dearly loved wife of Brian and mother of Michael, and Angela. Beloved Grandmother of Isaac. Treasured sister of David (deceased), Marianne, Rick, Marg, and Kay (deceased). In...
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Faith Spencer Theresa Moulton

04/02/1950 - 11/04/2019
Aged 69, Passed peacefully at home. Loving mother to Danny, Stephen, Mitchell, and Charity. Grandmother to seven, especially adored by Ava Faith, Jacob, and Leo. Beloved and cherished friend of Jan, Robbie, Dianne, Kim, and Evelyn. Messages for the f...
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Marion Montrose Allen

21/09/1929 - 04/04/2019
Peacefully at Christchurch Hospital, on Thursday April 4, 2019, in her 90th year. Dearly loved wife of the late Dan. Loved and loving mum of Janet, Kathryn, Gregory, Richard, and Maree. A much loved Nana of Natalie, Gabrielle, Selina, Hannah, Juliann...
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Jean HAYMES

17/06/1942 - 02/04/2019
Passed away peacefully with family by her side on Tuesday, April 2, 2019, at Nurse Maude Hospice. Dearly loved wife of Ken, loved mum and mother in law of Tracey and Andy, Stephen and Lorraine, and John and Sharlene. Totally adored Nana of Natalya, S...
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Nancy NORTON

29/08/1925 - 20/03/2019
Passed away peacefully on Wednesday March 20, 2019, at The Oaks. Loved wife of the late Phornie, cherished mum and mother in law of Bruce and Nina Whitfield, Paul and Cheryl Whitfield, and David (deceased) and Diana Whitfield of Lakes Entrance Austra...
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Patricia (Trish) Amy ALDERTON

02/11/1955 - 20/03/2019
Passed away peacefully with her family by her side, on Wednesday March 20, 2019, aged 63 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Graham. Loving mum of James, Sam and Caitlin, step-mum of Sarah and Ben, mother-in-law of Matt. Adored Nana of Lily, Evie, a...
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David Noel BLOWERS

30/04/1943 - 08/03/2019
Passed away at Christchurch Hospital, Friday March 8, 2019, surrounded by family. Beloved husband of the late Leonie, father and father-in-law of Andrew, Rachel and Mike O’Neill, loving grandad of Michael, Summer, Marcus, and Zac. Messages for the ...
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Patricia (Pat) Joan BOOTH

11/07/1939 - 23/02/2019
Passed away peacefully surrounded by her family, on Saturday, February 23, 2019, at Middlepark Rest Home. Cherished and much loved mum and mother in law to Simone, Nicholas and Yvonne, Michelle and Jason, and Richard and Tania, a very special sister ...
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Kenneth Alexander KIDD

11/06/1924 - 22/01/2019
On January 22, 2019, whilst fishing at the Waiau River, in his 95th year. A loved husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, and friend too many. A special thanks to the North Canterbury Search and Rescue and Culverden Police, in lieu of flower...
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Margaret Ann MILLS

09/12/1938 - 23/01/2019
Passed away peacefully at Christchurch Hospital on Wednesday, January 23, 2019. Loved wife of the Late Ian Bruce Mills, cherished mum to Catherine, Stephanie, and Jason. Adored Grandma to Anais, Didier, Oscar, Hugo, Harlen, Scarlet, Ilya, and Milan. ...
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Rex James MCKNIGHT

24/08/1948 - 18/01/2019
Passed away on Friday, January 18, 2019 surrounded by his family, aged 70 years. Loved husband to Irene, father to Daniel, and Michael, much loved Grandfather to Jasmine, Tyrell, Alazei, Jacob, Shanika, and Liam. Messages for the family may be sent C...
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Kathleen Ann Joan TUUTA

23/07/1946 - 19/01/2019
Passed away peacefully at her Leeston residence on Saturday, January 19, 2019 after a long illness, the absolutely loved and treasured wife of Trevor.   “Death leaves a headache no one can heal, Love leaves a memory no one can steal” ...
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Lorna Catherine LOPER

24/11/1953 - 16/01/2019
Passed peacefully at Christchurch Hospital aged 65. Adored wife of Jim. Much loved mother and mother in law of Maria, Kerry and Tracey, Ingrid, Hamish and Trudy, Catherine and Callum, William and Katie, and Onie.  Adored grandmother and great grandm...
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Warren Milton LANGFORD

18/07/1941 - 18/01/2019
Passed peacefully, aged 77, at Darfield Hospital. “At Peace” A Private Cremation has been held.  ...
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Rosaline (Rose) CAIN

08/08/1928 - 12/01/2019
Our dear Mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother Rose, aged 90, died peacefully, after spending many precious hours with her family, on 12 January in Ward 24 at Christchurch Public Hospital. Rose was the loved and loving wife of the late Trevor Ca...
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Graham Leslie JOYCE

13/03/1933 - 12/01/2019
Passed peacefully surrounded by family on 12 January 2019. Dearly loved husband of Kyra, beloved father and father in law of Barbara and Keith Harrison (Darfield), Geoffrey and Donna (Leeston), the late Gaynor, Kyra Reid (Rolleston), and Graham and S...
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