Passed away peacefully at Princes Court Lifecare, Ashburton, with his family beside him, in his 93rd year. Loved husband of Kathleen. Loved father and father in law of Kathleen and Kevin Bargent, Pete Rooney and Wendy Wills, Sue and Rolfe Stevens. Loved grandfather of all his grandchildren. Messages to the Rooney family c/- P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. Our grateful thanks to the staff at Princes Court for their loving care of Brian. In lieu of flowers donations to St John Ambulance or St Vincent de Paul would be much appreciated and may be left at the service. A Requiem Mass to celebrate Brian’s life will be held at the Church of the Holy Name, Sealy Street, Ashburton on Friday 8 January commencing at 1.30pm. Followed by interment at the Ashburton New Lawn Cemetery.