Passed away peacefully in Greymouth, surrounded by his loving family on May 21, 2019 aged 77. Dearly loved husband and friend of Kimi, respected and much loved dad and father-in-law of Moana & Johnny, and Taane & Tracey, loving koro and best mate of Kiel & Elsie, a loved brother and brother-in-law of Peter (deceased) & Raone, Eileen & the late Johnny Coll, and Bill, loved brother-in-law of the Ririnui whanau, a loved uncle, cousin, great mate of Eddie, and a friend of many. The family would like to acknowledge the staff at Morice Ward and the A & E Department of Grey Base Hospital for their wonderful care and support of Flipper. Donations to Greymouth St John would be appreciated and can be made at the Service or posted to P O Box 508, Greymouth 7840. Messages to 749 Seven Mile Rd, State Highway 6, Runanga 7803.
A Funeral Service to celebrate Flipper’s life will be held in Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Tainui Street, Greymouth on Monday at 1pm followed by cremation on the Coast at the Westland Crematorium.
At Flipper’s request – n o s u i t s p l e a s e !