CHESMAR, John Henry.
On Tuesday, 27 September 2016 unexpectedly at work, aged 65. We are sad to announce the passing of a fun-loving and generous husband, father, granddad, uncle, and good mate. We will miss, and remember with fondness, his great sense of humour and infectious laugh. Loving husband of Di Chesmar. Cherished father of Robyn, Blair, and Suzanne (Sus). Treasured brother of Mary, Paul & Jan-Louise, Maureen & late husband Robin, Bruce & Elaine, Anne & Terry, Margaret & John, Allen & late wife Jan, Mark, & Patrick & Linda. Son-in-law of Vera Thompson. Fun-loving brother-in-law of Judith and Murray Aitken. Loving granddad of Lachlan, Fergus, Mya, Aniwa, Ella, and Tobias. Uncle of many nieces and nephews in both the North and South Island. Friends to many, close and far, including contacts through his family business 0800 Ducting, Athletics and Cycling Masterton, Morris Minor Clubs Wellington and Manawatu, Hash Harriers Masterton, Rollerdrome Skating Club Christchurch, and Papanui Cycling Club.
Friends are invited to attend John’s funeral in The Village Chapel, 4 – 6 High Street, Kuripuni, Masterton on Tuesday 4 October at 11am followed by private cremation. Donations to Westpac Rescue Helicopter, rescuehelicopter.org.nz or left at John’s service would be greatly appreciated.
Gary Pickering Funerals