Passed away peacefully with loved ones, at Terrace View, Ashburton. Aged 75 years. Dearly loved husband and best friend of Gillian. Loving wonderful Dad of Maria and Ross Fowler, (Darfield) Carleen and Tim Hampton, (Adelaide) Donna-Tracey and Steve Cvitan, (WA) Kristine and Rob Marriott, (Ashburton) Kerry and Ben White, (London) and treasured Grandad Chris and Pop of his 9 Grandchildren. A special thankyou to the staff of Terrace View and Palliative Care for their warm and caring support, and to Father Geoff for his kindness. Messages to the Ward Family, P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. Donations to the Ashburton Kidney Society would be appreciated and may be left at the service. A Requiem Mass to Celebrate Chris’ life will be held at the Holy Spirit Catholic Church, Thompson Street, Tinwald on Friday February 23, commencing at 1.30pm. Followed by interment at the Ashburton New Lawn Cemetery.