Brian Carruthers SMITH

2nd May 1938 - 17th November 2019
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Digger Road,

Rosary: 7pm
Wednesday 20 November

Mass: 11am
Thursdayn21 November
21 November 2019, 11:00AM

SMITH, Brian Carruthers.

 Passed away peacefully, surrounded by family at Kew Hospital on Sunday 17th November 2019, aged 81 years. Husband of Eleanor, loved father and father-in-law of Bridgette, and Les, Jeremy and Lynley and Grandad of Jed, Nicole, Meg  and Bridie.


A Requiem Mass will be held for Brian at the Catholic Church of Saints Peter and Paul in Nightcaps on Thursday 21st November at 11am. A Rosary vigil will be held at 7pm on Wednesday 20th November, also at the Church. Messages to 393 Withells Road, Avonhead, Christchurch 8042, or to Brian’s tribute page at


Rest easy Brian, the logbook is out of hours
Graham McCauley, Invercargill
I have such fond memories with Mr Smith teaching me the piano, such patience, I wasn’t the best student but we always got on well. I think he probably enjoyed mums roast after our lesson too, Thank you Mr Smith, thinking of your family.
Jenna Brown (née Blair-Edie), Riverton