Death Notice
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    - Susan Wilkinson
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Derek Earnest James:
On Sunday, August 5, 2018, at Hospice Marlborough. Aged 92 years. Dearly loved husband of Denise. Loved brother of Avis Carter (deceased), brother-in-law of John and Judy Cunningham. Uncle of John and Marlene Carter, great-uncle of Leo Carter, Craig Carter (deceased), and Jason Andrews; great-great-uncle of Zoe, Leigha, and Matt Proctor.
A long varied life, lived well,
against all odds.
Messages may be sent to the Reiher Family, c/- PO Box 110, Blenheim 7240. In lieu of flowers, a donation to Hospice Marlborough would be appreciated and may be made at the service or sent to PO Box 411, Blenheim 7240. Grateful thanks to the staff of both Hospice Marlborough and Nurse Maude. A farewell service for Derek will be held in the Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Nelson Square, Picton, at 10.00am, on Monday, August 13, followed by interment at Picton Cemetery.


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