Peacefully at Waikato Hospital on 26thFebruary 2024, aged 84. Beloved father and father-in-law of Mark and Rachelle, Kirsty and Htwe, Tom and Trina, Roger and Paula. Much loved brother of Jill, Grandad to Cameron, Greta, Abbie, Theo, John, Jack and a great friend to many. A service for John will be held at the Matamata RSA, Ngaio St, Matamata on Friday 1st March at 1.00pm. Messages to the Stoddart family C/- Broadway Funeral Homes, 10 Short St, Matamata 3144.

Donations in lieu of flowers can be made to the to the Matamata Brass Band, account number: 03-0363-0323845.