Passed away peacefully with family at his side on September 12, 2021, aged 77 years. Dearly beloved husband of Linda and loving father and father-in-law of Leighton and Erin, and an adored poppa of Katie, Charlie, Tommy, Max, and Benny. A fun loving brother of Margaret and Tony Lavery, Stewart and Lee, Elizabeth and the late Frank Stark. The family would like to thank the staff of WesleyCare for their dedication and wonderful support for Allie over the past few months. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Alastair Read, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. Due to the current restrictions, a private Service has taken place.