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A Contribution To The Parkinsons Society In Memory Of The Rev Jim Stuart

June 16, 2021
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Stuart, Rev. Dr William James (Jim) 28 June 1936 – 29 May 2021 at Christchurch Hospital. Loved partner and husband of Gillian Southey.  Former husband of the late Ingrid. Beloved father and father-in-law of Peter and Marla (Santa Rosa, Ca), Fiona and Clemens (Berlin), Ian and Justine (Wellington).  The Quatsch Opa of Eva, Else and Leon, Sebastian, Magdalena, Amber and Heiko, Alex, Jimmy, Jullian, Joshi and Noah.  Brother and brother-in-law of Nick and Paulette (Coatesville, Pa) and Jerry and Diane (Augusta, Me).  Born in New York City, he has lived in the USA, Germany, Switzerland, and Aotearoa New Zealand.  Jim loved life, cared deeply for people and strove for justice.  He touched many lives through his work as teacher, lecturer, rebel, community organiser, chaplain, minister and friend. Special thanks to the staff of the Medical Assessment Team and Ward 23 at Christchurch Public Hospital, Nurse Maude and the Parkinson’s Society for their care and support. Messages to the Stuart family c/- 19 London Street, Christchurch 8013.

Donations in memory of Jim may be made to the Parkinson’s Society.

A celebration of his life will be held at Durham Street Methodist Church 1/309 Durham street, Christchurch on Thursday, June 3, 2021 at 11am followed by a private cremation.  All are welcome.

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