Death Notice
  • "I Love you Grandad and I always will. You have the most..."
    - John Jamieson
  • "Thinking of you all at this sad time, hold on to all the..."
    - Karlene Rees
  • "Deepest Sympathy to all the family."
    - John and Bertha Scobie
  • - Lesley Wallace
  • "Thanks John for all the Rowing & Rugby memories. A good..."

John Francis (Johnny):
Peacefully after a short illness, aged 83 years, on Thursday 12 April 2018. It is with sad hearts we report the death of Johnny. Cherished husband and best friend of Astrid. Loved Dad and father-in-law of Steven (Bluff), Ray and Tere (Napier) and Tracey and Shane (Chch). Dearly loved Grandad of Alex, Callum, John, Jennifer, Spencer, and Greg. Son of the late Harry and Gladys. Brother of Jean, Elaine, Bruce and Ewan (all deceased). A loved Uncle to all his nieces and nephews. A big heartfelt thank you to all the staff at Hospice Southland. A service to celebrate the life of Johnny will be held in the Avenal Park Chapel, 75 Fox St, Invercargill, on Monday 16 April at 10.00am. Followed by interment at the Greenpoint Cemetery, Bluff. In lieu of flowers, donations to Hospice Southland would be greatly appreciated and may be left at the service. Messages to 128 Marine Parade, Bluff.


Published in Southland Times from Apr. 13 to Apr. 14, 2018