suddenly but peacefully at home, Ashburton aged 77 years. Dearly loved husband of Pat and the late Jeanette. Much loved father and father in law of Jason, Peter, and Louise and Kevin Opele. Loved step father of Adrienne and Rob, Diane and John, and Dale. Loving Grump John of Chloe, Maddie, and Fliss. Loved brother and brother in law of the late Kathleen, and Des Leach, the late Peter, and Vince and the late Margaret. Respected uncle of all his nieces and nephews. “Rest In Peace”. Special thank you to Ashburton St John Ambulance and Ashburton Volunteer Fire Brigade. Messages to the Nolan Family, c/- PO Box 472, Ashburton 7740. At John’s request a private family service has been held. Louise would like to offer an open invitation to those that would like to raise a glass to John and tell a few yarns. This will be held at the Hampstead Allsports Club, Bridge Street, on Friday June 25 from 6pm.