Death Notices

BLACKBOURN, Bruce Oliver (Blackie)

Passed peacefully on Sunday 31 July 2022, aged 92 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Lil. Loved Dad of Joy and Gordon, Ross and Tracey, and Carol and Mick. Treasured Grandad to all his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. All messages may be sent to The Blackbourn Family, c/- PO Box 4016, New Plymouth 4340, or online at In accordance with Bruce’s wishes, a private service has been held.