It’s with sadness that we have learnt of the sudden passing of Mark Whittaker. Our sincere sympathies go out to Mark’s family, including wife Caroline and their three children Charlotte, Mason, and Lauren, who are all active members of the basketball community. Many of us know Caroline through her devotion to serving North Canterbury Basketball as General Manager. Mark strongly supported the Association himself, with countless hours over 10 years spent as a committee member and volunteer. Mark was the team manager for the Waitaha Under 17 team currently in preparation for their tournament in a few weeks.
Mark's funeral is taking place next Thursday at 10:30am at the Lamb & Hayward Wai Mana Chapel, Rangiora.
Copy of the public notice
Mark David (Rog): NZBM
Suddenly and tragically at home on Tuesday, June 19, 2018, aged 45 years. Dearly loved husband of Caroline, passionately proud father of Charlotte, Mason, and Lauren. Much loved son of Colin and Shaaron, brother of Glen and Jo and uncle of Bradley, and Jodie (UK). Respected son-in-law of Philip and Marie (Australia). Messages may be addressed to PO Box 38, Cust 7444. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Mark to the highly respected Cust Volunteer Fire Brigade for all their efforts, would be appreciated and may be made at the service. Fire and Emergency Staff are invited to wear undress uniform and medals. The Funeral Service for Mark will be held in our Rangiora Chapel, Wai-mana, 92 Kippenberger Avenue, on Thursday, June 28, at 10.30am. Private cremation thereafter.
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