BALMER, John Preshaw - Born 31 December 1929, Palmerston North.
Passed away peacefully on 24 August 2014, aged 84.
Much loved husband of Mary.
Treasured father of David & Pam, Anne & Peter, Jenny, Ian & Eddie, Colleen & Ian, Kevin & Eleni, Phillip & Deborah, and Paul.
Beloved grandfather of Angela, Nathan, Joanna & Phillip; Jeremy, Jessica, Vanessa & Nicola, Anita, Christine, Jonathan & Joelle; Jordan & Dylan, Rebecca & Johanna, Eleisha, Christiana, Jacob & Jasmine; Laura & Grace, Lauren, Joel & Caleb.
Great grandfather of Zoe, Kohana, Hunter, Max, Luke, Summer, Jake, Josh, Ethan, Emily, Luca, Jake.
Loved brother of the late Mary and uncle to Geoffrey, Richard and Andrew. Much loved and respected uncle of all his nieces and nephews.
A kind, devoted and loving husband, father,
grandfather, brother and uncle.
You've left a place here on earth that no-one can fill.
Heaven rejoices at your arrival.
In lieu of flowers, donations to Te Omanga Hospice P O Box 30-814, Lower Hutt 5040 would be greatly appreciated or can be left at the service.
Messages to the Balmer Family can be placed in John's tribute book below or sent to PO Box 44-176, Lower Hutt 5040.
The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic Church, 61 Waiwhetu Road, Waterloo on Wednesday 26 August 2014 at 1.00pm thereafter interment at Taita Cemetery. The rosary will be recited in the above church on Tuesday evening 25 Aug at 6:00pm.
Harbour City Funeral Home
Lower Hutt - Upper Hutt - Wellington
Members of Funeral Directors Association of NZ
Our Lady of the Rosary
61 Waiwhetu Road
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