The last gate dropped, and Graeme passed away peacefully after his courageous fight surrounded by his loving family on Tuesday 29 June 2021 at Te Rangimarie Hospice in New Plymouth aged 73 years old. Dearly loved and treasured husband and best friend of Carol and adored father and father in law of Cushla and Craig Fevre and Steven. Cherished and loved poppa of Brooke, Riley and Harrison (Harry). Son of the late Vic and late Ruby Schimanski. In preference to flowers, a donation to Te Rangimarie Hospice Taranaki would be greatly appreciated and maybe left at the service. All correspondence may be sent to the Schimanski family c/- 51 Burns Street Hawera. A Celebration of Graeme’s life will be held at St Joseph’s Catholic Church, Hawera on Saturday 3rd July 2021 at 11am, followed by his burial at the Hawera Cemetery.