CBA Life Member John Grocott passed away peacefully on Saturday 18 January 2020, and will have his funeral held on Thursday in the Theatre at Shirley Boys/Avonside Girls’ High Schools.
John was an extremely affable man, with a booming voice who always put his hand up to help with scorebench, presenting awards, or just watching and enjoying seeing people enjoy playing one of the games he loved.
John’s Funeral will be held on Thursday 23 January 2020 at 1pm, in the Shirley Boys’ High School Theatre, 209 Travis Road.
in 2018 John was presented with a service award for his 50+ years he has given to basketball.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made online only to Nurse Maude Hospice. Messages may be sent for the Grocott Family, C/- 19 London Street, Christchurch 8013