They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning,
We will remember them.


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Details for Geoffrey John Blackman

Warrant Number:30829
Forenames:Geoffrey John
Gender: Male
Age Group:Adult
Occupation:Ret, School Teacher
Type:Ash Burial
Date of Birth: 05 October 1926 (Tuesday)
Date of Death: 14 April 2017 (Friday)
Date of Burial:19 April 2017 (Wednesday)
Funeral Director:Evans Funeral Services Ltd
Cemetery: Taruheru
Block: H
Plot #: 701
Map Location:View on Map
Inscription:BLACKMAN; In loving memory of AUDREY JOAN (nee McLEOD), passed away 8.10.2004 aged 74 years, loving wife of Geoffrey John. A loving mother & nana. Much loved & sadly missed.

Picture of Taruheru cemetery, block H, plot 701. Picture of Taruheru cemetery, block H, plot 701.

The following interments are also in this plot

SurnameForenamesTypeAge GroupAgeDate of DeathDate of Burial
BlackmanAudrey JoanAsh BurialUnknownUnknownUnknown