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Allan Garth

Sunday, 11 September 1938



Thursday, 10 August 2023

Garth peacefully passed away at home aged 84, on Thursday 10th of August 2023.

Beloved husband of the late Glenda, dearly loved partner of Annette. Much loved father and father-in-law of Darren & Lynette, Craig & Trudy, Lisa & Shayne,Juliet & Graeme.

Cherished grandfather of Stephanie & Eric, Jonathon, Claire & Daniel, Sarah, Rachel, Lachy, Lucy, Emily, and Charlotte and great-grandad of wee Miller.

Loved brother and brother-in-law of Barbara & Ivan*, Judy & Barry, and Robin*.

A good friend to many. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers please make donations to Southland Hospice.

Messages to 129 Miller Street, Invercargill 9812.
(*denotes deceased)

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To Darren, Lyn and family. Sending you love and prayers as you miss Garth. A life well lived with lots to celebrate!
Love Jude & Grant Butler

Jude & Grant Butler


To Annette and Garths Family . On behalf of Southern Recreational Flyers, Garth will be sadly missed.

Lyn Fortune .


Garth We are going to miss you smiling face your great stories and will remember the many laughs we had when you came into our store.

Newfield 4 square


To Darren, Lyn and family
Sending you hugs at this very sad time.
Take care
Vicky, Andy and family

Vicky Mirfin


Dearest Garth so sad to hear that you have left this planet and moved onto greener pastures.
I will so miss seeing your cheeky face zooming in on your trusty scooter to the plaza and hearing your never ending stories some of which i was never quite sure if it was quite the whole truth or not lol as you had many a story to tell and what an amazing life you had... think you should have written a book it would have been a best seller I'm sure.
Rest in peace my friend you have earn t it.
Lots of love and sympathy to you Annette on the loss of your best mate xoxo

Robyn leathwick


Will miss your flying stories and our catch up at Plaza SuperValue.
Enjoyed your wit and wicked sense of humour.
Much sympathy to Annette xxxx

Dianne Barrett


Garth was a man every boy aspires too be. Will never forget all the times spent together, laughs, yarns etc rest easy my mate!

Jack Thompson


So many fond memories of Garth & Glenda as our neighbours, growing up in Otatara. Sending thoughts to you all at this sad time.

Ruth Wright


Craig and Trudy. Sorry to hear of your Dads,Dad in Law and Granddads passing. Always had a good laugh with Garth in those younger days.

Paul and Lisa Coveney and Family


The lovely Garth, keeper of family history. Thanks for sharing . Fondly remembered . Judy Hayward and Adele Frisby née Boniface

Judy Hayward

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