Rakena Piripi (Kena):
RNZAF NZ436618, Flight Sergeant/Air Gunner.
On November 13, 2014,
peacefully at Christchurch,
surrounded by family, aged 93 years. Dearly loved husband of Joan (Sal), father and father-in-law of Judith and Allan, Nola and Jim, Paula and Perce, Kenny and Kate, Robin and Harry the cat, much loved grandfather (Poa) and great-grandfather to Jeremy and Ruth, Jasmine, Levi and Shavorne, Michelle and Clint, Mia and Ariana, Jamie, Daniel and Michelle, Lucy and Jasper, and Cara. Much loved son of the late Reverend R P Rakena and May, and grandson of Kiti Couch, and brother to Areta, Sarah, Otene, Ruawai, TeKarere, Mara, Dallas, Tahu, Elaine, and Dennis. The Funeral Service for Kena will be held at the Canterbury Crematorium Chapel, corner of Keighleys Road and Linwood Avenue, Linwood, on Monday,
November 17, at 11.00am.
Published by The Press on Nov. 15, 2014.