• "A genuine top bloke who always had time for others. Pretty..."
    - Doug Dixon
  • "The greatest doubles partner one could have. Thoughts to..."
    - Lincoln Blair
  • "Hard to grasp that I won't be seeing James again @ the gym...."
    - Ross & Jo Mackenzie
  • "Our thoughts are with you Laraine at this sad time also..."
    - Winsome Bryce
  • "Sincere condolences to cousin Jim's family on his passing. ..."
    - Russell Gray
Service Information
Lamb & Hayward Westpark Chapel
467 Wairakei Rd
Christchurch, Canterbury
Death Notice

James Edwin (Jim):
On September 5, 2020, unexpectedly at home, aged 76 years. Beautiful adored husband of Laraine, devoted father and father-in-law of Belinda and Mark Thompson, and Meredith and Hamish Gilbert, loved stepfather of Simon and Bronwyn Paterson, proud Grandpa of Jack; Ben, Harry, and Jake, and Special James of Erina, Elise, and Arthur. Loved son of the late Eddie and Joan Seales, cherished younger brother and brother-in-law of Claire (deceased) and Bill Varcoe, and Julia and the late Paul O'Connell, and a loved uncle of all his nieces and nephews. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late James Seales, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. Due to current restrictions on large gatherings, a private Funeral Service will be held on Friday, September 18, at 2.00pm. Those who wish to view the Funeral Service remotely are welcome to request a link to the webcast by e-mailing
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Published in The Press from Sept. 9 to Sept. 16, 2020
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