Douglas SPEDEN

Death Notice
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SPEDEN,
Douglas John (Doug):
After a battle with dementia Doug (formerly of Tokanui and Edendale) passed away peacefully at Southland Hospital, Invercargill, on Thursday, September 6, 2018. Loved husband of the late Shirley, and father and father-in-law of Murray and Gay (Australia), Linda and Dale, and Pam and Les. Very loved grandfather and great-grandfather of his six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. A service to celebrate Doug's life will be held in the Avenal Park Chapel, 75 Fox Street, on Monday, September 10, at 10.00am, the service will conclude with the burial at the Eastern Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to Alzheimer's Society would be appreciated and may be left at the service. A special thank you for all those that cared for and loved him at both Peacehaven, Bupa and Kew Hospital. Messages to P Ashton, 73 McLeod Rd Nth, Taramoa, RD4, Invercargill 9874 or L Griffin, 34 Waiau Place, Kingswell, Invercargill 9812.

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Published in Southland Times from Sept. 7 to Sept. 8, 2018