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SEYB Ralph James, on October 19, 2021

peacefully at Timaru Hospital, surrounded by his family, aged 94 years.  Dearly loved husband of Myrtle.  Loving brother of Ernie, a loved brother in law and uncle of all his nieces and nephews. Messages to Myrtle Seyb c/- Waihi Lodge Care Centre, 16 Shaw Street, Geraldine 7930. Due to Covid 19 restrictions those who would like to attend the service in Temuka on Thursday October 21, at 11.30am, please text or phone Linda on 0272264794.

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MANSON Phyllis Margaret, on October 15, 2021

Passed away peacefully at Ashburton, aged 72 years.  Dearly loved wife of Alan.  Much loved mother of Peter, Terry, Aaron, and Brendon, and loved stepmother of John, Ricky and Nicola, Michelle and Jason, and Justin. Loved Nana of all her grandchildren.  Messages to the Manson family c/- P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740.  A Memorial service to celebrate Phyllis’ life will be held at Our Chapel, cnr East & Cox Streets, Ashburton on Friday October 22, commencing at 2.00pm.

RICHARDSON Keith Warwick, on October 11, 2021

after a long courageous battle, aged 81 years.  Much loved husband of Joan.  Dearly loved and respected father and father in law of Jo and Clayton McSorley, and Maryann and Ross Martin.  Adored Granddad of Caitlin, and Laura.  Loved son of the late Stanley and Constance and loved brother of the late Stan, the late Dawn, and Joy Lowe.  A very special thank you to Dr Penny Holdaway, Linda George, the staff at Rosebank Lifecare and the staff at Ashburton AAU for their loving care of Keith and his family.  Messages to the Richardson family c/- P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740.  A private cremation will be held.

PATERSON Bruce James, on October 10, 2021

Suddenly, but peacefully at Ashburton. Aged 75 years.  Dearly loved partner of Keri.  Loved father and father in law of Darin and Anita, and loved grandfather to Eva. Loved son of the late Roy and Joan, brother and brother in law of the late Anne, and Merv Harris, and the late Michael. Loved uncle to all his nieces and nephews.  Special Bruce to Brenda and Nick, Luke, and Alice; and Helen, Damon, and Jett.  Messages to Bruce’s family c/- P O Box 472, Ashburton. 7740.  A special thank you to the Doctors and nurses at Ashburton Hospital for their care and support of Bruce.  A Service to celebrate Bruce’s life will be held at Our Chapel, cnr East & Cox Street, Ashburton on Thursday October 14, commencing at 1.30pm, followed by private cremation at the Ashburton Crematorium

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EVEREST Robin Margaret, on October 5, 2021

passed away peacefully in her 86th year on Tuesday 5 October, 2021 after bravely facing the challenges of living with dementia.  Adored and devoted wife of Owen for 63 wonderful years.  Much loved Mother and Mother-in-law of Phill and Jos, Di and Nev, Sue and Phil; special Nan to Mark and Mel, Anna and James, Paul and Sarah, Brit, Loz and Jacob, Lucy and Ben; Great-Nan to Arthur, Emma, William, Patrick, Frank and Max. Mum (Bridge) will be delighted to be reunited with the love of her life, Owen (Oz).  Special thanks to the staff at Radius Millstream for the wonderful support and care of Mum for the past 3 ½ years. Messages to the Everest family c/- P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. In lieu of flowers, donations to Dementia Canterbury would be appreciated. Due to Covid number restrictions, if you would like to attend Robin’s service, please contact Phill,  p.everest@xtra.co.nz

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TARBOTTON Lester James, on October 1, 2021

in Methven, surrounded by his family, aged 88 years.  Dearly loved husband of Joy and the late Joan. Cherished and loved father and father-in-law of Wendy & Robbie Risdon, (the late) Paul and Helen, Linda & Tim Robinson, Ian & Nicola and Ruth & Chris Hutchinson.  Proud grandfather to Sarah, Thomas & Chris; Matthew, Daniel, Luke, Joseph, Heidi, Caleb, Joshua & James; James, Jeremy & Rebecca; Emily, Henry & Charlotte; Kate & Emma; & spouses/partners and precious great grandfather of 12. Messages to the Tarbotton Family, P.O. Box 472, Ashburton. Due to Covid restrictions, a private funeral will be held.  For those wishing to view service online go to www.patersonsfuneralservices.co.nz  Funeral Notices, and click on Lester’s notice for the link.

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TRUMAN Neville Digby, on October 2, 2021

at Rosebank Lifecare, Ashburton, surrounded by his family. Aged 88 years. Dearly loved and loving husband of Ann. Much loved father and father in law of Christine Hay, Leone and Grant Purvis, Grant, and Michelle and Mike Griffiths and loving Grandad of all his grandchildren and great grandchildren. Messages to the Truman family c/- P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. Due to COVID restrictions, a private service for Neville will be held.

MARR Michael Leonard (Micky), on October 1st, 2021

Passed away peacefully at Rosebank Lifecare, Ashburton, aged 75 years.  Dearly loved partner of Pam.  Dearly loved father and father in law and Grandad of Rebecca & Brent, Bailey, Josh & Nick Kershaw; Justine & Tony, the late Jack, & Liam Turner; Hayley, & Alyssa Adams, and extended family Shayne, Janelle, Richard, Andrew and their families.  Messages to the Marr family c/- P.O Box 472 Ashburton 7740.  A private service for Micky will be held.

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McKIMMIE David Willliam, on September 26, 2021

Passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family and his music, aged 71 years.  Dearest husband to Katherine. Adored father and father in law to Kate and Frank McWatt, Vickie and Ricky Watson, Jane and Glen Tait, Dave and Sarah McKimmie, and cherished by his 11 grandchildren.  Precious son of the late Rosa and John McKimmie. Treasured brother and brother in law of John and Heather McKimmie, Julie, Rod and Dawn McKimmie, Heather and Paul, Beth and David, Helen and Don, David and Patrice, and special uncle to his many nieces and nephews.  Admired, respected and loved by his extended family and all who knew him, especially his life long partner in crime, Max Harrison.  In honour of David donations to the NZ Brain Research Institute, by contacting (info@neurological.org.nz) would be much appreciated.  A private service for David will be held, with a Memorial service to celebrate his life at a later date.

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JONES Robert Arthur, on September 26, 2021

Passed away peacefully at Ashburton Hospital on September 26, 2021, surrounded by his family.  Aged 85.  Loved and devoted husband of the late Heather and loved father and father in-law of Andrea and Brian Hanna, Brent and Coleen, Katrina and Jos Mensen, Rachael and Nigel Barron, Leighton and Nikki.  Beloved Pop of Hilary and Stu, Richard and Emily; George and Rebekah; Charlotte and Sam, Robert and Alice; Mitchell, and Jessica; Lily, and Ryan; and great Grandpop of Rosa; Henri and Max.  Due to Covid restrictions a private funeral will be held at his church in Carew on Friday 1 October at 1pm.  You are warmly invited to pay your respects at 2.30pm for the interment at Cracroft Cemetery.  Messages to the Jones family c/- P O Box 472 Ashburton.

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