It is with sadness that Rose and his son Roger announce that Alan (Steadly) passed away suddenly but peacefully at home. Dearly loved husband and best friend of Rose and respected Steadly of her children Bruce Heywood, Murray Heywood, Robyn Stockdale and their partners and families. Messages to the Stead family P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. A special thank you to Dr Penny Holdaway and the District Nurses for their loving care of Steadly. Alan’s funeral will be held at St David’s Union Church, Allens Road, Ashburton on Friday October 12, commencing at 1.30pm. Followed by private cremation.