• "Dear Valma and family. We are sad to hear of Waynes passing..."
    - Frances and Noel Miller
  • "Dear Valma and extended family. It is an honour to have..."
  • "Really sorry to hear about your loss."
    - Peter Meihana
  • "Dear Valma, thinking of you and wishing you comfort during..."
  • "So sorry to read of Wayne's passing. Many memories from..."
    - Brenda Hatwell
Service Information
Geoffrey T Sowman Funeral Directors
cnr Hutcheson & Parker Sts
Blenheim, Marlborough
Death Notice

Passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, July 11, 2019, after a long journey with Motor Neurone Disease. Aged 74 years. Loved and treasured husband of Valma, dearly loved father and father-in-law of Glenn and Nicola, Matthew, and Yvonne MacSweeny, Karen and Wilco Siwalette, and Andrew. Special Pop to Caitlyn, Amelia; Daire and Kate; Joshua and Elise. Our thanks to all the carers, doctors and staff at Wairau Hospital, Springlands Health, Hospice and St John. Messages may be sent to
17B Ward Street, Springlands, Blenheim 7201. A donation to Hospice Marlborough or St John would be appreciated and may be made at the service. A funeral service for Wayne will be held at the Church of the Nativity, Alfred Street, at 1.00pm on Monday, July 22, followed by interment at Fairhall Cemetery.


Published in Marlborough Express from July 14 to July 16, 2019
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