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Alan S G Ryder

05/11/1936 - 07/03/2023


RYDER, Alan Spencer Guy: On March 7, 2023, passed peacefully at Christchurch Hospital surrounded by his loving family, aged 86 years. Dearly loved husband of Maureen, treasured father and father-in-law of Matt and Dianne, Guy and Linda, much loved grandad (Al) of Zac, and Dylan; Sam, and Ben.

‘ a hardworking, well respected gentleman who put family first and lived life to the fullest’

Special thanks to the team at Christchurch Hospital and to the team at St John for their exceptional care and support of Alan. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made online to Doctors without Borders, Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Alan Ryder, c/- PO Box 39127, Christchurch 8545. A Requiem Mass will be celebrated in St Gregory’s Catholic Church, 26 Cotswold Avenue, Bishopdale, on Tuesday, March 14, at 1.00pm, followed by an attended committal and refreshments at Harewood Memorial Gardens and Crematorium, Wilkinsons Road, Harewood, from 2.30pm. Rest in peace