• "Michelle & Family. Very sorry to hear of the loss of Eric...."
  • "Condolences to you all at this sad time my thoughts are..."
    - Clare Shaw
  • "Michelle and family so sorry to hear of your sad loss,my..."
    - George Woodhead
  • "To my Uncle Eric, Michelle, Phillip, Nigel and Cherie what..."
    - Christine Barns (nee Peterson)
  • "To Michelle & Family Our sympathy & thoughts are with you..."
Service Information
Eagars Funeral Services
172- 174 Lemon Street
New Plymouth, Taranaki
Celebration of Life
Saturday, Mar. 21, 2020
10:30 a.m.
Eagars Funeral Services
172- 174 Lemon Street
New Plymouth, Taranaki 4312
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Death Notice

BIRD, Eric George Henry:
Peacefully at Taranaki Base Hospital on Wednesday, 18 March 2020, aged 86. Cherished husband of the late Alison for 51 years. Much loved dad and father-in-law of Michelle & Steve, Phillip & Robyn, Nigel & Shirley, and Cherie & Jason. Treasured grandad of Jessie and Luke; Emma, Joshua, James, the late Jacob and Logan; Marcus, Ross and Yasmine; Michaela and Jack. Loved special brother of Joan and Hazel, and brother-in-law Peter. Loved dearly by all his nieces and nephews. Messages to the Bird family may be left on Eric's tribute page at For those who will not be able to attend, live streaming of the service will be available on Eric's tribute page. Friends and family are invited to celebrate Eric's life at Eagars Te Henui Chapel, 174 Lemon Street, New Plymouth, on Saturday 21 March 2020, at 10.30am, followed by a private cremation.


Published in Taranaki Daily News on Mar. 19, 2020
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