Answered his call to Christ on Thursday 26th September 2019, Surrounded by his loving family. Loved husband & soulmate of Anne. Treasured father & father-in-law of the late Sandra, Joanne & Mauray Ganter (Auckland), Michelle & Jason. Loved grangie & grandad of Evelyn, Amy, Jessica, Liam & Laura. A service to celebrate Eric's life will be held in the All Saints Church Dee St, Gladstone, Invercargill on Tuesday 1st October 2019 at 2pm, followed by a private cremation. Messages to 47 Thurso Street, Invercargill.
21/10/1931-31/08/2019. Died peacefully after a fierce battle with cancer in Wellington. Daughter of Annie* & Phillip* Ryan. Beloved wife of Jack Ernest Beaton*. Mother to Jacqui & Taua to Jack. Step mother to Jennifer and John. Sister to many, Aunty to everyone. Merna will be transported to Bluff and rest at Te Rau Aroha Marae Bradshaw St Bluff. Merna's Tangihanga will be held on Friday 6th of September at 1pm then followed by her interment at Greenpoint Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to Mary Potter in Wellington would be appreciated. Messages to 98 Bracken Road, Newlands, Wellington 6037. * Denotes deceased.
Dearly loved sister of Philip & Betty, George* & June, Erin & Peter, Rodney & Shirley*, Patsy & Ron*, John & Margaret*, Bill & Edith, Sharon*, Duncan & Vicki, Rex & Mary, Nigel & Lou. Loved aunty to all her nieces & nephews.