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    - Christine marsh
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    - Sue Archibald
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    - Barry Stewart
Service Information
Aoraki Funeral Home
160 Mountainview Road
Timaru, Canterbury
Celebration of Life
Friday, Oct. 15, 2021
2:00 p.m.
Aoraki Funeral Home
160 Mountainview Road
Timaru, Canterbury
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Death Notice

Samuel Desmond (Des):
Peacefully in his sleep at Hospice South Canterbury on Saturday, October 9, 2021, aged 87 years. Dearly loved partner of Phyllis. Loved Dad of Mark, Eric (dec), Stephanie, Simon and Ange, and Julien. Loved grandfather of Sam, Nur Zaynah, Hayley, Steven and Ness, Nathan, Corbin, Luke and Seth. A loved great-grandfather to many. In lieu of flowers donations to St John Ambulance would be appreciated and may be left at the service. The Service celebrating Des' life will be held at Aoraki Funeral Services Chapel, 160 Mountain View Road, Timaru, on Friday, October 15, 2021 at 2.00pm, followed by a private cremation. Messages to: Stephanie Fairbrother, 16 York Street, Opawa, Christchurch. Heartfelt thanks to the staff of South Canterbury Hospice.


Published in The Press on Oct. 11, 2021
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