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ELLIS Vernon George (Vern) On September 27, 2019

(Retired JP)  Passed away peacefully at Terrace View Retirement Village, Ashburton, aged 85 years.  Much loved husband of Phyl for nearly 60 years.  Dearly loved father and father in law of Brian and Megan, and Sue and Brent Gutsell.  Special Grandad to Matthew and Nicole, Lauren and Tim; Aaron and Amy, Jason and Nic ,and  Ryan and Crystal, and great ‘VG’ to Austin, Beckett, and Joe. Donations to St John would be appreciated and may be left at the service. Messages to the Ellis family c/- P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. A service to celebrate Vern’s life will be held at St David’s Union Church, Allens Road, Ashburton on Monday October 7, commencing at 11.00am, followed by a private family interment