: Peacefully after a short illness surrounded by family at Taranaki Base Hospital on Thursday 24 June 2021, aged 83 years. Loving husband for 62 years of Val. Dearly loved dad of Mervyn and Tina, Janice and Robert Dunn, Gaylene and David Bluett, and the late Brian. Much loved grandad of all his grandchildren and great grandchildren. Requiem Mass will be held for Michael at St Joseph’s Catholic Church, Hawera on Monday 28th June 2021 at 10.30am, after which he will be laid to rest at the Hawera cemetery. Vigil prayers will be held in the church on Sunday evening at 7pm.