Peacefully at home surrounded by family on Sunday, September 6th, 2020. Loved husband and best friend of Olive. Dearly loved father and father-in-law of Suzanne and George Malouf (NSW), Tracey and Stuart Neill (Culverden), and Philip and Tracy (Auckland). Adored Grandad of Caitlin, and Jonty; Erica and Tom, Sinead and Tom, Danielle and Logan; Hayley, and Daniel.

Respected friend of Rebecca, and Sara Farr and their families. Loved brother and uncle of the late Graeme, Maureen, and Marilyn and their families.

Special thanks to the Palliative Care nurses and the Acute Admitting Unit at Ashburton Hospital for their wonderful care of Russell.

Messages to: The Anstiss family, c/- P.O Box 6035, Ashburton 7742.

In lieu of flowers donations to the Cancer Society of Ashburton would be appreciated and may be made at the service for those attending.

A service to celebrate Russell’s life will be held on Saturday, September 19, at 11.00am and is by invitation only. The service will be live streamed for those unable to attend. Click here for live stream ––w