Passed away peacefully after a short illness on Thursday 8th March 2018, in Greymouth. A loved husband of the late Lyn, loved father and father in-law of Karen & Murray Matson, Tania & Dale Rees, and Michelle& Steve Rooney, loved poppa of Kirsty & Sam, Caitlyn, Sophie, Emma, and Thomas, loved great-poppa of Oliver, loved brother and brother in-law of Trevor & Noeline, and a loved uncle, cousin, and friend of many.
A special thank you to Christchurch Hospital Ward 25, and Sandy Hartwig (Palliative Care Nurse) for their exceptional care of Allan. Messages c/o Westland Funeral Service P.O Box 417, Greymouth 7840, In lieu of flowers donations to West Coast St John would be appreciated and can be posted to P.O Box 508, Greymouth, 7840. An informal gathering will be held at Allan’s home, 16 Matai St, Dobson on Saturday at 3pm. All welcome.