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Basil Richard

Sunday, 25 November 1934



Tuesday, 18 January 2022

It is with great sorrow we announce the sudden passing of Basil on Wednesday the 19th of January 2022.

A much-loved husband and friend of Jennifer for 64 years, deeply loved and respected father of Karen Rowe, Joanne & Mark Long, Michael & Christine O'Byrne, Cushla Roberts* & Graeme Lilley*, and Kathy & Greg Hunter. Loved Grandad of Jolene & Chris Cullen, Brendan Keller, Gareth & Carly Long, Alana & Richard Slade, Olivia & Aaron Waite, Dena & Kieran Appleby, Ashlee Roberts & Dallas Emery, Gemma & Johnny Tawhara, Taylor & Markus Woutersen, Morgan Hunter, Connah Hunter & Lucy Hopping, and his 10 great-grandchildren.

The service for Basil will be held at St.Theresa's Catholic church at 40 Perth Street, Windsor, Invercargill, on Monday the 24th of January commencing at 11 am. Following the service, friends and family are invited to meet at Ascot Hotel to reminisce and share memories. Messages can be sent to 119 Bourke Street, Windsor, Invercargill.

Vaccine passes will be required.

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The family thank you most sincerely for your presence and support during this sad time.

Please find a link to the livestream below


A sad loss of my special cousin Basil. The memories I have of Basil and his father Walter, are not just great, but Grand! They were men of integrity.
I send my love and support to Jenifer, Karen, Michael, Kathy and Joanne.
Roger O`Byrne.

Roger O`Byrne


So sorry to hear of Basil's passing, he was a true gentleman & we have many fond memories of him. Our thoughts & prayers are with family today.

Lorraine, Kadin, Daniel & Anthony Priest


A pleasure to have conducted business with Basil, a lovely gentleman.
Graeme Whatson
Independent pastoral services.
Seed Merchants.

Graeme Whatson


So sad to hear about the loss of Basil. A lovely man and also a great client.
Sincere condolences to Jenny and family.
Regards Dot & Wayne Lee, Blenheim

Dot Anderson-Lee

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