Funeral Notices

BONIFANT, Annabel Audrey: March 18, 2020

Passed away at Christchurch Hospital on Wednesday 18 March 2020, aged 72 years. Dearly loved wife of Roger, mother and mother in law of Tim (deceased) and Hilary (Wellington), Georgie and Marcus Peacock (Hawkes Bay), Tessa and Jamie Durham (London), Daniel and Abby (Wellington), and grandchildren Aimee and Ollie, Hana, Jimmy and Micky, Francesca, Walter and Rose, Millie, and Ben and Poppy. A private family service has been held.

MCLACHLAN, Trevor Murray: (Trev) March 19, 2020

Passed away peacefully at his home, Christchurch). Aged 66 years. Dearly loved husband of Jackie. Father and father in law of Audrey and Heath Cater, grandad of Tyla, Xanthe, and Nevaeh. Loved stepfather of Andrew and Rosie and Poppa Trev of Bailee, and Kymzara. Loved son of the late Beverley and Murray and brother and brother in law of Ken and Polly Darrell, Betsy and David Tipple, and Jason and Kimberlee. A loved uncle of all his nieces and nephews. Messages to C/- 2/351 Lincoln Rolleston Road, Rolleston 7678. At Trev’s request a private cremation has been held.

DRUMMOND, Jean Frances: March 17, 2020

Passed away peacefully, at Terrace View Retirement Village, Ashburton. Ages 93 years. Dearly loved wife of Ian. Loved mother of Ross, Keith and Inna, and Andrew. Adored Grandma of Lisa and Natasha. Messages to P O Box 361, Ashburton 7740. Special thanks to the wonderful staff at Terrace View for their loving care of Jean. A service to celebrate Jean’s life will be held at our Chapel, Cnr East and Cox Streets, Ashburton on Friday March 20, commencing at 2.00pm. Followed by private cremation at the Ashburton Crematorium.

WILSON, Raymond Gordon: (Ray) March 3, 2020

Passed away peacefully at Tuarangi Home, Ashburton. Aged 83 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Carol. Much loved father and father in law of Christine and Andrew McLellan and the late Richard. Loved Grandad of Amanda, and Samantha. At Ray’s request a private cremation has been held.

GRIMES, Gladys Jean: (nee Jean Finlayson)

19.6.1919 – 8.3.2020                                                                                                                                        At Terrace View Retirement Village, Ashburton. Dearly loved wife of the late Ron Grimes. Loved special aunt and friend of Margaret Lovett, Alison Armstrong, Raeline Savage, and Peter Allan and their families. Loved by all her other nephews and nieces. Loved sister of Verna Adam, and the late Alex Finlayson, Clarice Lovett, May Cloughley, Ken Finlayson, and Alma Allan. Messages to the Grimes family, P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. A service to celebrate Jean’s life will be held at our Chapel, Cnr East and Cox Streets, Ashburton on Wednesday March 11, commencing at 2.30pm. Followed by private cremation at the Ashburton Crematorium.

DEAKER, William Graham: (Graham) March 6, 2020

At Radius Millstream, Ashburton. Dearly loved husband of Shona, for 60 years. Loved father and father in law of Kelvin and Meghan, Blair and Jo; and much loved grandad of Jess and partner Henry, and Matt; Lana and Emma. Messages to 46/25 Charlesworth Drive, Ashburton 7700. Special thanks to the caring staff at Radius Millstream for their care of Graham. A service to celebrate Graham’s life will be held at our Chapel, Cnr East and Cox Streets, Ashburton on Wednesday March 11, commencing at 11.00am. Followed by private cremation at the Ashburton Crematorium.

WILLIAMSON, Lee Aaron: March 4, 2020

At Timaru. passed away peacefully with family and friends with him. Aged 48 years. Much loved and devoted partner of Melanie. Very special Dad of Ashley, and Jacob. Dearly loved son of Lesley and Dave.

“Taken too soon”

Messages to the Williamson family P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. In lieu of flowers donations to the South Canterbury Hospice would be appreciated and may be left at the service. A celebration of Lee’ s life will be held at our Chapel, Cnr East and Cox Streets, Ashburton on Tuesday March 10 commencing at 11.00am. Followed by private cremation at the Ashburton Crematorium

STUART, Fiona Jane: (nee Tonks) March 5, 2020

At Ashburton Hospital on 5 March 2020, in the arms of her loving husband, friend and soul mate Doug. After an extremely brave 4½ year battle with cancer. Aged 55 years. Dearly loved step Mum and step grandmother of Andrew, Becky and Ben (Rangiora), Phillip, Nasrina, William and Isla (Zanzibar), and Michael, Amy, Lizzie and Jimmy (Christchurch). Much loved daughter of Keith and the late Joan Tonks and younger sister and sister in law of Robert and Sharyn, Alistair and Madeleine, and sister in law of Murray Stuart, Alistair and Linda Stuart, Elizabeth and John Parsons, the late Mary, and Murray Campbell and Cynthia and Eric Reay. Messages to the Stuart family, P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. Special thanks to Dr Penny Holdaway and the District Nurses for their love and care of Fiona. A celebration of Fiona’s life will be held at the Hotel Ashburton, Race Course Road on Wednesday March 11, commencing at 2.00pm. Followed by interment at the Ashburton New Lawn Cemetery.

REID Marion (Marie), on March 3rd, 2020

Passed away peacefully at Ashburton, aged 94 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Jock.  Much loved mother and mother in law of Carole and John Hunt, Sheena and Lewis Buchan, and Bob and Barbara Reid.  Loved Grandma and great Grandma of all her grandchildren and great grandchildren.  Messages to the Reid family c/- P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740.  A service to celebrate Marie’s life will be held at Our Chapel, cnr East & Cox Streets, Ashburton on Thursday March 5, commencing at 11.00am.  Followed by a private family interment.

DUNCAN Julia Ann Elizabeth, on March 1st 2020

peacefully at Terrace View Retirement Village, Ashburton with her family by her side.  Aged 80 years.  Dearly loved wife of the late Peter, much loved mother and mother in law of Brent and Kelley, Malcolm and Ann, Nigel and Lorraine.  Loving Nana of Trent, Matthew, and Jessica, and great Nana of all her great grandchildren.  Messages to the Duncan family c/- P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740.  A celebration of Julia’s life will be held at Our Chapel, cnr East & Cox Streets, Ashburton on Wednesday March 4th, commencing at 2.00pm.  Followed by private cremation at the Ashburton Crematorium