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Service Information
John Rhind Funeral Directors
13-19 London St
Christchurch, Canterbury
Death Notice

McGILLIVRAY, Neil William:
Passed away peacefully at Elmswood Hospital on Thursday, January 7, 2021, aged 89 years. Beloved husband of Cushla, and previously the late Jean. Dearly loved father and father-in-law of Dougald and Linda, James and Piera, Mary and Peter. Much loved granddad of Anna, Rob, Will: Georgia, Benji, Max and Marco; Clare, Robin and Molly. Loved great-granddad of Benji and Maggie. Will be sadly missed by the extended family and friends. Many thanks to the staff at Elmswood Hospital, Fendalton Retirement Village, Burwood Hospital and Christchurch Hospital for all their loving care of Neil. Messages to the McGillivray family, c/- 19 London Street, Christchurch 8013. In accordance with Neil's wishes a private funeral has taken place.


Published in The Press on Jan. 13, 2021
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