Richard FORBES

Death Notice
  • "A candle for my brother"
    - Susan
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FORBES,
Richard John Cameron:
Passed away peacefully in Auckland on February 9, 2018. Now at rest. Richard was the proud father and father-in-law of Kirsten, Dione and Bruce Forbes-Ryrie, and Bridget and Kevin Best, the former husband of Adrienne, the adoring grandfather of Caitlin,
and step-grandfather of Katrina, Jeremy, Megan, Reece, Lance, Christobelle and Mirella. Richard was born in Christchurch, on August 21, 1936. He was the loved son of Charles and Margaret (nee Cameron), a proud brother to his sisters Lois, Mary, Jean and Susan, and he enjoyed a very special relationship with their families; the Davie-Martins, the Gouwlands, the Rowes and the Horgans. At Richard's request a funeral will not be held. All communications to PO Box 56013, Dominion Road, Auckland 1446 or forbesfamily18@gmail.com. Thank you to all who cared for Richard at Dove House (Glendowie), Mercy Hospice (College Hill), and Shalom Court. In lieu of flowers a donation to any of the aforementioned would be appreciated.

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Published in The Press on Feb. 12, 2018