• "Great memories remain, of a good, witty workmate in Methven..."
  • "deepest sympathy from class mate methven"
  • "Thinking of you all in this sad time much love Kathryn ,..."
    - Kathryn Cooksley
  • "thinking of you elaine kids sorry to see dons passing so..."
    - elaine cooksley
  • "thinking of you elaine an family at this sad timexx ..."
    - jean blain
Death Notice

William Donald (Don):
On April 11, 2019, at Christchurch Hospital, passed away peacefully with his family by his side. Aged 78 years. Dearly loved husband of Elaine (nee Quigley) for 60 years. Very much loved father and father-in-law of Jude and Tim, Karyn, Ross and Sharon, and loving Pop of Will, and Harriet; Dardanelle, and Maddison; Callum, and Sophie, and loving great-Pop of Leila. Messages to the Cooksley family, PO Box 472, Ashburton 7740. Donations to the Bone Marrow Unit and Ranui House in memory of Don would be appreciated and may be left at the service. Thank you to the doctors and staff of the Bone Marrow Unit and Ranui House for their amazing care of Don. A service to celebrate Don's life will be held at St John's Presbyterian Church, Jackson Street, Methven, on Tuesday, April 16, commencing at 2.00pm, followed by private cremation at the Ashburton Crematorium.


Published in The Press on Apr. 13, 2019
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