Peacefully at home, surrounded by family, on June 11, 2020, aged 86. Loved husband of Maureen. Loving father of Gloria, and Alistair. Loved step-father of Peter and Sue, and Wayne and Gayl. Loving grandad of Aidan, Marissa, Lysandra, Annaliese, Kate, Grace, Tom, Mathew, Brendon, Jackson, Jonah, and Jemma. A loved great-grandfather. Special thanks to Dr Ian Melton and Dr Oliver Kiddle for their outstanding care. Messages to the family of John Smith c/- PO Box 10345, Christchurch 8145. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart Foundation may be made online at or at the service. A celebration of John’s life will be held in the Ferry Park Chapel, at 297 Ferry Road, on Thursday, June 18, at 2pm. Private cremation thereafter.