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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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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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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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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Audrey Catherine Anderson

01/06/1920 - 21/04/2019
Passed away peacefully on Sunday April 21, 2019, at Mayfair Life Care, aged 98 years. Treasured wife of the late Doug, much loved Mother of Isobel, and Murray, and Inspirational Mother-in-law of Wendy (Chch), Chrystine (Aust) and Peter (Fiji). Loved ...
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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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Roan (Mick) Earnest Scott

09/02/1933 - 29/03/2019
Peacefully passed away on Friday March 29, 2019, at Christchurch Hospital. Dearly loved husband, dad, father-in-law, Grandad (Gaga) and Great-Grandad. Will be sadly missed by all. A special thank-you to the staff of Ward 23, Christchurch Hospital for...
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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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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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Muriel Alma HALEY

18/11/1921 - 14/03/2019
Passed away peacefully in the homely and friendly care of Fendalton Retirement Village staff, on March 14, 2019, in her 98th year. Loved wife of the late Trevier. Treasured mother and mother-in-law to Jan and Simon (Amberley), Richard and Janis (Akar...
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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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Maureen Anne HILL (nee SMITH)

11/04/1945 - 08/03/2019
Passed away peacefully on Friday March 8, 2019, at Brookhaven Rest Home, aged 73 years. Dearly loved daughter of the late Frank and Mabel Smith. Much loved sister and sister-in-law of Len (deceased) and Alison, Jeff, and the late Brian and Joyce, and...
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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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Ivan John RICKERBY

10/06/1935 - 04/03/2019
Passed away suddenly on Monday March 4, 2019, at Margaret Stoddart Retirement Village, aged 83 years. Dearly loved dad of Gary, Lynne, Kevin, and Kaye. Loved father-in-law of Sue, David, Leah, and Paul. Much loved grandad of Joel; Mike, and Rob; Lucy...
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Richard David Horrobin

11/11/1955 - 26/02/2019
Passed away peacefully on Tuesday February 26, 2019, at Christchurch Hospital, aged 63 years. Loved father of Tats, Anna, and Erica, and a dearly loved grandad of Karen. Brother of Jude (Deceased), Trish, Geoff, and Lynne. Messages for the Family may...
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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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John Christopher WALSH

29/03/1953 - 14/02/2019
Passed away on Thursday February 14, 2019, at Christchurch Hospital, aged 65 years. Most loved and adored husband and best friend of Sheryl for 45 years, dearly loved and treasured hero of Charlene, a much loved grandad of Jacob, Hunter and Emeli. Al...
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Clive Stanley COULSON

22/05/1936 - 11/02/2019
Died 11 February, 2019, at Christchurch Hospital, aged 82. Husband of Ann (Harper), father and father-in-law of Sally and Tony Gratwick, brother and brother-in-law of Tony and Jennifer Coulson and uncle to Tim, Simon, and Rosie. Sadly missed by us al...
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