August 21, 2023 The Lychway

BONIFACE, Donald Fernly (Don)

Passed away on 19th August 2023 at Arohanui Hospice, aged 83. Don was a passionate educator, swimmer, family man and friend. The most loving soulmate of Ann.Caring and devoted father to Guy (dec) and Odile Boniface, Stepfather to Scott, Gray and Jane Beagley and Kylie McConnell and their respective partners Deidre, Andrea, Kurt and Emmet. Proud Grandad of Edward and Orla, Laura, Charlie and Kate, Riley and Flynn, Emily and Meg, Bailee and Alex. Brother to Patricia (dec), Judy (dec), Joe and Mike. Heartfelt thanks to Vicki for her unconditional support in Don’s final days. We extend sincere thanks to the Medical Specialists who have provided exemplary care over the years. Also to Kate, Faye and their teams at Arohanui Hospice, District Nurses and Lavender Blue. As per Don’s wishes, a private cremation has taken place. Messages to: PO Box 1014 Palmerston North. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Arohanui Hospice will be gratefully accepted