WATSON, Gerald Erskine (Blue). — Unexpectedly, at home, in Gore, on Monday, November 29, 2021; aged 81 years. Dearly loved husband and soul mate of the late Jan, loved Dad and father-in-law of Gerard and Tracey, Dee and Rob, Richard and Liz, Jeremy, and loved Granddad of Scott, Hamish, and Max; Dali, and Troy; Jonathan, Hayden, and Kate. — A service for Gerald will be held in the Southern Funeral Home Chapel, 106 Hokonui Drive, Gore, on Saturday, December 4, at 1 p.m., private cremation to follow. Messages to 31 Waimea Street, Gore 9710.