• "To Debra and families.. So sorry to hear the sad news. ..."
    - Diane Byrne
  • "To Mark's Family I am Mark's cousin and well remember all..."
    - Dave Burton
  • "Sending sympathy to Debra and family on the passing of..."
    - Peter & Kath Dombroski
  • "Debra, my thoughts and love are with you at this sad time...."
    - Margy Anderson
  • "Dear Debra. Thinking of you at this sad time. Sending love,..."
    - Bridget West
Service Information
Abraham's Funeral Home
366-374 Devon St East
New Plymouth, Taranaki
Saturday, Jul. 4, 2020
2:00 p.m.
Abraham's Funeral Home
366-374 Devon St East
New Plymouth, Taranaki
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Death Notice

Following a battle with cancer, Mark, aged 73 years, passed away at Te Rangimarie Hospice on Saturday 27 June 2020. He was Debra's beloved husband, Mr B and soulmate for 20 years. Mark was a very respected and loved father, father-in-law and grandad of Andrew, Patrycja, Natalja and Anya (Auckland), and Daniel and Marta (Melbourne). He was a dearly loved son of Lettie and Toby (both dec), and dearly loved brother, brother-in-law and uncle of Sue and John Geraghty, Peter and Lynne Burton (Levin) and families. A caring and respected stepfather of Steven, Richard and Melissa Turner and partners. Brother-in-law and friend of Brenda and Don Barrett (Lower Hutt), and Robyn and Brian Warburton (Titahi Bay) and families. Respected son-in-law of Murray (dec) and Jocelyn Smith (Lower Hutt). Messages to 'The Burton Family', c/- PO Box 4016, New Plymouth. In lieu of flowers, any donations to Hospice Taranaki would be appreciated, and may be left at the service. Mark's family invite friends to share a service to celebrate his life on Saturday 4 July at 2.00pm, in the Chapel of W. Abraham, 366 Devon Street East, New Plymouth, which will be followed by a private family cremation.
"May the golf balls fly long and straight and the sun shine forever. A gentle man who will be greatly missed both on and off the golf course".


Published in Taranaki Daily News from July 1 to July 2, 2020
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