John David:
Sue, Luke, Cheri, Brian and families would like to acknowledge and sincerely thank the many caring people who have supported us during the sad loss of our much loved husband, father, brother and Grandfather. To the Emergency Service, Mapua Fire Brigade, Mapua Medical Centre, Diane Strong, Carl and Damara from Shone and Shirley, David and Wendy, and to all our family and friends, tThank you for your help and kindness that was shown over this time. The many visits, flowers, food, lovely cards, donations towards the "John Hawthorne memorial trophy" for the Motueka Pistol Club, and all who attended John's funeral, has been much appreciated and a comfort to us all.

Published in Nelson Mail on Sept. 30, 2017