23.10.1940 - 05.11.2021
Anthony Stephen Botes
- Chris
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23.10.1940 - 05.11.2021
Anthony Stephen Botes
- Chris

BOTES, Anthony Stephen (Chris). Born October 23, 1940. Passed away on November 5th, 2021. Born Capetown, South Africa. Chris passed away at home, suddenly but peacefully on Friday morning. Chris was with his family who are going to miss him greatly. He was a loving husband, father and Poppy. Chris was a loyal and proud engineer with the New Zealand Shipping Co. from 1959 – 1974 and a founding member of the NZSCo Association. He was a chartered engineer with over 45 years membership of the Institute Marine Engineers, Science and Technology (IMarEST). Chris continued his career with Gamlen and Ashland until he retired. He also spent many hours trout fishing on the Tongariro River with his mates. There is a private family funeral service on Friday 12 November at 11am. A live stream link will be available for those affected by restrictions. Please email office@davisfunerals.co.nz for the link. In lieu of flowers, the family would love any donations to St John Ambulance

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    Alison Morgan
    West Auckland
    "I just wanted to say again how much I appreciated your care of Bob and the family at the funeral on Friday. Martin, your care and the way you dealt with us was appreciated. "
    Paul Holmes
    Mt Eden
    "At times of grief it's reassuring to have a great company looking after you, and we really appreciate Davis and in particular your invaluable help Shane – thanks ! "
    Ange Foote
    "Thanks again Dani for your wonderful support, understanding and efficiency in making it a special send off for dad. "
    Ange Foote
    "Highly recommend you all, lovely Abigail at reception made me laugh when I needed it after seeing dad for the last time. Dad and I loved to laugh! and mum. Thank you all. "
    Lynne Robertson
    "Thank you to everyone at Davis Funerals. Wayne’s service was amazing, we had 300 people in the Panmure Yacht Club. So many people commented on the ashes in the scatter tubes and the service sheets."
    Sandra Chapman-Smith
    "Rachel, I'm so very grateful we found you to organise mum's funeral. You were just perfect. It certainly helps to have someone like you at a time like this. You were made for this job."
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    "Thank you for the amazing people you have working at Davis Funeral parlour. I'm so grateful for everything that was done for Keith. I would recommend Davis Funeral parlour to all my Whanau and friends"
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