• "Deepest Sympathy to you all. Thinking of you all at this..."
  • "A great friend and long time neighbour at Birdlings Flat...."
    - Ken & Lynne Sitarz
  • "Sorry to hear of Alans passing I have many happy memories..."
    - Malcolm Lester
Service Information
Celebration of Life
Saturday, May 23, 2020
3:00 p.m.
Last Resort Café in Karamea
Funeral service
Tuesday, May 26, 2020
3:00 p.m.
St Saviour's of Holy Trinity Church
17 Winchester Street
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Death Notice

SANDERS, Alan Leon:
Early on Wednesday, May 20, 2020, with caring comfort from the staff at Buller Hospital (Westport), Alan Leon Sanders, aged 85, of Karamea and home town of Lyttelton, peacefully passed away with family, after a short illness. Dearly loved husband of Shirley Sanders (59 years married), cherished brother of Maureen McGoldrick, loved father of David, Julie, Richard, and Geoffrey, father-in-law of Andrea, and Lisa, loved Grandad of Che, Sade; Gareth, Melissa, Ryan; Sam, and Hamish, loved Great-Grandad of Talia, Ben, Shaun, Ella, Hayne; Ivy, Cohen, Jax, and Mason. Special thanks to Karamea Health Clinic Team and Buller Hospital staff - you are all wonderful special people. Alan and family will be celebrating his special life (under Covid guidelines) at the Last Resort Café in Karamea, Tomorrow (Saturday) at 3.00pm, followed by a funeral service (also under Covid guidelines) at St Saviour's of Holy Trinity Church, 17 Winchester Street, Lyttelton, on Tuesday, May 26, at 3.00pm. Please no flowers, instead donations gratefully received for St Saviour's of Holy Trinity Church.
Hagedorns Buller Funeral Services, F.D.A.N.Z.

Published in The Press from May 22 to May 23, 2020
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