Tuna Williard SCANLAN

Auckland, Auckland


SCANLAN, Tuna Williard. 12 July 1934 - 21 October 2014. Tuna passed away peacefully surrounded by family at Ranfurly Care & Veterans Hospital at the age of 80 years. Loving Father to Robert, Vicky, Marie, Loretta and Jo- Ann and Kirifi. Grandfather and Great Grandfather, and dear friend of...

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So sad to hear of the passing of a warm and wonderful man. He was a mighty force to be reckoned with in boxing, I loved sitting and talking with him at the Eden Roskill RSA, and watching him hustle on the pool table, always brought a smile to face. Now you can share your stories with Gil Sullivan at the feet of Lord, Jesus Christ.
Much love the Gallagher-Sullivan whanau

So sorry to this family , Lorraine, I used to walk with yourself and Yvonne to Pasadena Intermediate school and am a cousin of Christine (Aunty Avis,s daughter ) May he rest in peace Beverley

Haere Atu Ra e Matua, Haere Atu Ra - Farewell to one of our Great Fathers and Leaders of our Auckland, New Zealand communities. Thank you for your contributions to the communities where our families lived - Freemans Bay, Ponsonby, and West Auckland. Thank you for allowing us to Share your Son with us and accepting one of own as your daughter. And for the Mokopuna we share. We honour your passing and mourn your loss with your Whanau. E Te Kauri Nui Takato, Takato, Takato Mai. ...

Dear Uncle Tuna Thank you for your courage and humility. You always made me smile from inside out. Great memories, Much love. Hamish Pogai.

Scanlan, Tuna. Passed away peacefully on 21 October 2014. Brother in law to Leon and Joy Tansey (both deceased) and Uncle to Michele, Sharon, Kevin, Greg, Grant and Lisa and their families. Rest in peace.

SCANLAN, Tuna Passed away on 21 October 2014. Brother-in-law of Leon and Joy Tansey (both deceased) and Uncle to Michele, Sharon, Kevin, Gregory, Grant and Lisa. Rest in Peace.

SCANLAN, Tuna Williard. Dad you fought the great fight and are now with your brothers Uncle Jacob and Viliamu in Heaven. Father of Robert and father-in-law to Miriam. Grandad to Logan and Tahlia, Travis and Anna, Chloe and Fender. Great grandad to Jayda, Ella, Aria, and Ibanez.

SCANLAN, Tuna. Former NZ and Commonwealth middle- weight boxing champion. Who can forget the epic fights with Stewart, Dixon, Pena, Nikora and many many more. Tuna, thanks for the memories and your contributions to NZ Boxing. The New Zealand National Boxing Federation.

SCANLAN, Tuna Williard. Tuna thank you for the memories and our beautiful children and now 20 Grandchildren and 32 Great Grandchildren. Love from Lorraine.