William SMITH

Death Notice
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William James Lanyon:
Commander RNZN retired
Peacefully at home on 2nd December aged 96 years. Willy to his late wife Natalie, Bill to his friends and 'Kiwi' to his war comrades. Loved by his daughter Victoria (Gubb) & Mike Daniel, family and especially great-granddaughter Lily Jones (the apple of his eye). Special thanks to all his caregivers, doctor and hospice staff. All messages may be sent to Victoria Daniel, 69 Wairahi Road, RD2, Waipu 0582. In accordance with Bill's wishes a private cremation has been held.
"An officer and a gentleman."


Published in Dominion Post on Dec. 5, 2018