(RNZN 17032) 16-10-1941 – 09-03-2019. Murray passed away peacefully at Ashburton Hospital after a short battle with cancer. Much loved husband and friend of Anne for 53 years. Loving and proud Dad of his two daughters Lee and Marie. Loved cousin, brother in law, and Uncle. Special Godfather to Kimberley. Murray was a dear and loyal friend to many and will be missed. Thank you to the Ward One angels for their care. Messages to the Stratford family c/- P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. A service to celebrate Murray’s life will be held at Our Chapel, cnr East & Cox Streets, Ashburton on Tuesday 12 March, commencing at 2.00pm. Followed by private cremation at the Ashburton Crematorium..