Peacefully at home on Wednesday 6th December 2017 in his 87th year. Loved husband of the late Joyce. Father of Ronald, David, Barbara and Anne. Adored grandfather and great grandfather to his tribe. Favourite uncle to his favourite niece. A special thanks to his friends that visited and showed support in his final weeks. A service for Sid will be held in the Chapel of Willetts Funeral Services Ltd, 21 King Street, Whakatane on Friday 8th December at 1.30pm, followed by private cremation. In lieu of flowers donations would be appreciated to Whakatane Coast Guard, C/- PO Box 168, Whakatane or may be left at the service. Communications please to the Gillard family, C/- PO Box 2070, Whakatane.


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