Clifford (John) TONKIN

Death Notice
  • "Dear Barbara, Sorry to hear of John's passing. My thoughts..."
    - Val Mardon
  • "To Barbara, Kerry and Peter Please accept my deepest..."
    - brian richards
  • "To Barbara and family so sorry to hear about John's passing..."
    - Jack Wood
  • "To Barbara and family sorry to hear about John's passing..."

Clifford John (John):
Passed away peacefully at home on October 6, 2018. Dearly loved and treasured husband of Barbara for 60 years. Loved and cherished father and father-in-law of Kerry and Bryan, Peter and Michelle. Loving, kind and caring grandad of Sarah and Jono, Anna, Emily and Aaron, Amanda, Elizabeth and Nick, Jamie and Adam, and loved great grandad of Lilly.
"Rest eternal, grant unto him o Lord"
Special thanks to Nurse Maude for their loving care and support of John. Messages may be addressed to The Tonkin Family, c/- 19 London Street, Christchurch 8013, or at In lieu of flowers donations to Nurse Maude would be appreciated and can be made online at A service to celebrate John's life will be held at St Anne's Anglican Church, 7 Wilsons Rd, Christchurch, Tomorrow (Thursday), at 10.00am.


Published in The Press from Oct. 8 to Oct. 10, 2018