Passed away peacefully at home
surrounded by his loving family on November 26, 2021, aged 62.
Deeply loved partner and soulmate of Heather,
dearly loved and respected dad and father-in-law of
Sean, Rory & Pip, Tamati & Megan, and Nopera & Haley,
devoted grandad of Saige Manaia,
beloved son of the late Laurie & Nina,
loved brother and brother-in-law of Brian & Carmel, Wayne & Lynette, and Greg & Rattana,
a loved nephew, uncle, cousin and a friend of many.
Donations to the NZ Cancer Society would be appreciated and can be made at the service or
online at
Messages to 77 Fox Street, Cobden 7802.

A Funeral Service to celebrate Gary’s life will held in
Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Tainui Street, Greymouth on Monday, November 29, 2021 at 3:30pm
followed by cremation here on the Coast at the Westland Crematorium.

Due to the current Covid 19 restrictions on large gatherings,
there will be two separate areas at the church.
Gary’s family encourage you to preregister your attendance at the service by
emailing or phoning 03) 7680250.

Kua hinga te totara haemata o te wao nui a tane.
The mighty totara from the forest of Tane has fallen.