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PALMER Desmond Gibson (Des), on November 12, 2020

At Radius Millstream, Ashburton. In his 90th year. Dearly loved husband of Val. Much loved father and father in law of Tracey and Steve Corbett, and the late John. Treasured grandad of Mike, Ariana, Steve, and Christie.  Messages to the Palmer family c/- P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740.  A service for Des will be held at Our Chapel cnr East & Cox Streets, Ashburton on Monday November 16, commencing at 1.30pm.  Followed by private interment.

TASKER Patricia Margaret (Patty) on 8 November 2020

at Tuarangi Home, Ashburton aged 76 years.Dearly loved wife and soulmate of Frank and much loved and cherished mother and mother in law ofAndy and Pip, Steph and Bruce, Michelle and Jason, loved Nan of Emily, and Maddie; Liam, and Jordy;Tom, Nic, Chelsea, and Bree, loved sister of Raeleyne, and the late Judith.Messages to Tasker family c/- PO Box 472 Ashburton 7740, In lieu of flowers donations to the NZ Brain Research Institute, Christchurch would be appreciated and may be left at the service.A service of Thanksgiving for Patty will be held at St Davids Union Church, Allens Road, Ashburton on Wednesday November 11 commencing at 1pm.  Patty will be interred at the Cracroft Cemetery, Maronan Cracroft Road, at approximately 4pm.

BROWN Debbra Ann (Debs), on November 1st, 2020

Peacefully at home, Ashburton, aged 57 years.  Much loved wife of Murray.  Loving Mum of Elisha, Melissa, Anthony and Kimberley, Isabella and Nadia.  Doting Nana of Savanna.  Loved step Mum of Charlotte and Chris, Daniel and Lucy and Nana of Hunter, and Ava.  Messages to the Brown family c/- P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740.  A celebration of Deb’s life will be held at Our Chapel, cnr East & Cox Streets, Ashburton on Friday November 6, commencing at 11.00am.  Followed by private cremation at the Ashburton Crematorium

ARMSTRONG Ian Thomas, on November 3rd, 2020

Passed away peacefully in his sleep at Rosebank on Tuesday the 3rd November aged 93Beloved Husband of Elizabeth and much loved brother of the late Gordon and Dorothy. Loved Dad and Grandad of Robert and Nick, Daniel and Jess, Rebecca and Gatlin, Emily, and William; Jude and Tony Morgan and Stacey; Trish Thomas, Regan, George, and Liam; Dave, Taylor, Sarah, and Matthew; Karyn and Shane Cochrane, Jack, Emma, Abby, and Kate.Special thanks to the staff at Rosebank and Tinwald Medical Centre for their care and support. Donations to the Ashburton Cancer Society would be much appreciated and may be left at the service. The service for Ian is to be held at the Baptist Church – 67 Cass Street, Ashburton on Saturday 7th November 1:30pm. Followed by private cremation at the Ashburton Crematorium.

TAYLOR David Ivan, on October 31, 2020

With the heaviest of hearts I said goodbye to my soulmate and best friend surrounded and supported by our family. David was a devoted and loving husband to Lynda, supportive and encouraging Dad to Lisa and Adam, a generous and fun Pop to Ruby and Jeremy, Jonty and Necho, Indiana, Mia and Harleigh, and a loving father in-law and friend to Carl, Reneé and Latesha. He is now at peace with his Saviour. Messages to the Taylor family c/- PO Box 472, Ashburton 7740. The family would like to express their heartfelt thanks to Staff at Mercy Oncology Auckland and Staff at AAU and Ward 1 at Ashburton Hospital.  A service to celebrate David’s life will be held at Ashburton New Life, 58 Melcombe Street, Ashburton on Friday 6th November at 1:30pm, followed by an interment at the Seafield Lawn Cemetery, Seafield Road.  Gone too soon and will be sadly missed.

STRACHAN Joan Mary, on October 29, 2020

With courage, compassion and love Joan passed away peacefully in her sleep, at home.  Aged 82years.  A loving Mum to Mark, Chris, and Megan and loved Grandma to Renaye, Kurt, Faith, and Ethan; Jessie, and Charlotte.  Loved great Grandma to Drew, Hunter, Heath, Klaus, and Bonnie. Loved sister and sister in law of John and Jenny, Patricia and Len, Phillip and Evy, Michael, and the late Tommy.  Messages to the Strachan family c/- P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740.  A Memorial service to celebrate Joan’s life will be held at Our Chapel, cnr East & Cox Streets, Ashburton on Wednesday November 4, commencing at 2.00pm.

KELLY Frederick John (Fred) on October 27, 2020

Passed away peacefully at Coldstream Lifecare, Ashburton. (formerly of 89 Winter Street), aged 87 years.  Very dearly loved husband of Gillian.  Much loved father and father in law of Geoff and Dianne, and Chris and Kim. Loved grandfather “Fred” of Eleanor, and Lewis.  Messages to the Kelly family, 89 Winter Street, Ashburton 7700. At Fred’s request a private cremation has been held.

BARTLETT :Lettie Keriana, on October 21, 2020

Passed away peacefully in her sleep, aged 60years.  Much loved partner of John.  Dearly loved mother and mother in law of Anthony, John, Nicole and Moose, loved Step Mum to Raewyn, Matthew, Adam, and Erica, and a much loved Nannie to all her grandchildren and great grandchildren.  Messages to Lettie’s family c/- P O Box 24, Hinds 7747. A service to celebrate Lettie’s life will be held in Our Chapel, cnr East & Cox Streets, Ashburton on Tuesday October 27, commencing at 2.00pm.  Followed by private cremation at the Ashburton Crematorium.

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DUNCAN Patricia Kathleen (Pat) QSM on October 14, 2020

 ( Late of Rakaia), on October 14, 2020  peacefully at Radius Millstream, Ashburton. A beloved daughter, sister, sister in law, aunt, great aunt, great great  aunt, cousin, niece and friend to many.  In lieu of flowers donations to the Order of St John would be appreciated and may be left at the service. A Requiem Mass to celebrate Pat’s life will held at St Ita’s Church, West Town Belt, Rakaia on Tuesday October 20 commencing at 2.30pm, followed by interment at the Rakaia Cemetery. Recitation of the Rosary will be at Our Chapel, cnr East & Cox Streets on Monday 19, at 5.00pm.