Tributes Online - Donald Neely

Donald Owen Neely

21/12/1935 - 16/06/2022

NEELY, Donald Owen MNZM MBE (Don or D.O) – On 16th June 2022, aged 86 years.

Don is survived by his wife Paddianne, his children and their partners Kristen & Chris, Sean & Angela, and Jason & Chelsea as well his grandchildren Frank, Harry, Salomé, Robert, Zambia, Ziggy and Otis.

Messages to the Neely family may be left in Don’s tribute book on this page or posted c/- PO Box 14-366, Kilbirnie, Wellington 6241.

The Neely Family have asked that instead of sending flowers, people make a donation to Wellington Kids Cricket... "Don would love to know that his last contribution was encouraging the next generation to fall in love with the Summer Game"

Donations can be made here:

A service for Don will be held at his beloved Basin Reserve on Friday 24th June at 11:00AM, thereafter private cremation.


Service Information
Date: 24/06/2022 Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: The Basin Reserve
Mount Cook, Wellington
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