Peacefully at home, on July 19, 2017. Aged in his 94th year. Beloved husband of Helen for 55 years, cherished father and father-in-law of Brian, Barbara and Kevin, David and Sherryl, Belinda and Ian, Richard, and Sheryl. Much loved brother of Lois, and brother-in-law of Nan, Alistair and Josie, Ian and Val, Marjorie, and the late Stuart, John, Sandy, and Graham. Devoted and adored grandad and great-grandad. Loved uncle of all his nieces and nephews. Grateful thanks to Dr. Jon Aitken Halswellhealth, Healthcare NZ: District Nurses Sinead, Cathy and Roger and Support Workers Ann and Angie.
A true gentleman to the end, who will be sadly missed.
In lieu of flowers, donations to St John Ambulance ChCh accepted at the service. Messages to the Smith family, c/- PO Box 10345, Christchurch 8145. A service to celebrate Max’s life, will be held in the Ferry Park Chapel, 297 Ferry Road, on Tuesday, July 25, 2017, at 2.00pm. Private cremation thereafter.