Death Notice
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PROUD, Derek:
The family wishes to announce the death of Derek Proud, previously of Moeraki and then Kaiapoi, who passed away on Friday, December 28, 2018, aged 89. He was a devoted husband of the late Dorothy (Elaine) Proud. A half brother to Tony Smith in the UK. He was a loving father to his five children: Jennifer, Belinda, Michael, Geoffrey and Christopher. Father-in-law to Kim, Stanley, Rose and José. He has many grandchildren and two great-grandchildren who were all very dear to him. A legend of a man to his family and friends, who finally gave up the fight, and will be missed by many.
"Sadly missed along life's way, quietly remembered every day....
No longer in our life to share, but in our hearts, you're always there".
- Unknown Author
Derek requests donations to the Parkinson Society in memory of his wife, Elaine. Messages to the Proud Family c/- Belinda Mulvany, PO Box 6071, Invercargill 9841. The Service for Derek will be held at the Harewood Crematorium Chapel, Wilkinsons Road, Christchurch, on Monday, January 14, at 10.30am.


Published in The Press from Jan. 9 to Jan. 12, 2019