On October 1, 2019 peacefully at Rosebank Resthome, Ashburton. Dearly loved husband and soulmate of Adeline for 62 years. Loved father and father in law of Garry and Nicky, Wayne and Janice, and the late Ann, and Wendy and Dougal Reith. Loved Granda of Nadine and Andrew Sawers, Elise, Kyle and Laura, and Rhys; Amanda and Michael, Rachel, Lizzie and Mitch, Joseph and Britney; Phoebe, and Holly; friend of Jess, and Felicity Mills and Great Granda of Maia, and Liam. Messages to the Brown family, P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. Donations to St John would be appreciated and may be left at the service. Special thanks to the staff at Rosebank, Dr Cox, district nurses, home support and the Netherby Pharmacy. A service to celebrate Alan’s fulfilled life will be held at St David’s Union Church, Allens Road, Ashburton on Saturday October 5, commencing at 11.00am. Followed by private cremation at the Ashburton Crematorium.