Death Notice
  • "Gerard and I send our deepest sympathy to you and you..."
    - Kathleen McMahon
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    - Lynette Windle

WINTER, Verner Thomas:
Passed away peacefully on Friday, November 2, 2018, at Burwood Hospital, with his loving family at his side, in his 91st year. Cherished and much loved husband of Rayma for 63 years. Loved father and father-in-law of Karen and the late John, Judy and Roy, Sharen, Helen, and Suzie and Blue. Beloved grandfather of Lara, Jenna, Thomas, Joseph, Jessie, Pieta, Kym, Karl, and their partners; and great-grandfather of Felix, Anne-Marie, Arthur, and Fenix. A much-loved brother, uncle, great-uncle, and friend to many. Special thanks to the wonderful staff at Dianna Isaac Retirement village, and Ward BG Burwood Hospital for their love and care of Verner. Messages may be addressed to the Winter family, C/- 19 London Street, Christchurch 8013. In lieu of flowers donations to Older Persons Health – Ward BG Burwood Hospital would be appreciated and can be made online at or at the service. A Requiem Mass for Verner will be Celebrated at St John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 154 High Street, Leeston, Tomorrow (Wednesday), at 11.00am, followed by a private family burial.


Published in The Press from Nov. 5 to Nov. 6, 2018