Passed away peacefully at his home in Paroa with his loving family by his side, in his 77th year. Deeply loved husband of the late Jan, dearly loved dad and father in-law of Michelle & Grant Thomas, Paul & Cheryl, Arron & Gayleen, Nicky & Pete Hamilton, and Lisa & Fiona, adored pop of Micheal, Sinead, Luke, Michael N, Alexandra, Cameron, Shaquelle, Jessica, Jaden, and Hunter, loved great pop of Brooke, and Bree, loved brother and brother in-law of Desmond and the late Keiko, Anthony & Sue, and the late Vincent, loved brother in-law of Bill & Gladys Barrow, Norma (deceased) and Alan Child, John & Margaret Barrow, and the late Annette, and Ann Barrow, and a loved uncle, cousin and friend of many. Messages to 11 Keith Road, Paroa 7805.
Flowers respectfully declined, donations to St John and the Cancer Society would be appreciated and can be made at the Service
or posted to P.O Box 508 Greymouth 7840 and P.O Box 81 Greymouth 7840 respectively.
A Funeral Mass for Hughie will be celebrated in St Patrick’s Catholic Church, High Street Greymouth on Friday at 1pm.
Hughie will then be laid to rest with Jan at the Memorial Park Cemetery, Gladstone.