Sadly, passed away in Whanganui Hospice on Sunday, 13th June 2021, aged 59 years.Loved son of the late Marie Osborne and Michael Potaka. He will be forever remembered by his loving partner Shona and fondly remembered by Sandy. Dad of Tyrone and Hailee and Shayna. Koro Johnny of Isaiah, Meadow, Hakaraia, Marli, Kaemani-John and China-Lee. Johnny is also remembered with love by Michelle and family, Jesse and Matt.John, Johnny, John-Boy, Uncle Johnny, Koro Johnny was a hunter gatherer fisherman, a dog whisperer, a most excellent cooker of barbeques, a mower of lawns and a furniture removalist extraordinaire. He was a great brother to Gill, Mike, Paul and Mel and brother-in-law to Jac, Doog, Paul, Kelly, Shane and Alec. He will be sadly missed by all his nieces and nephews who will forever remember the money or the bag!John is resting with whānau at 10 Rawhiti Place until Tuesday at 1 pm where he will travel to Pungarehu Marae, Whanganui River Road. His service will be held at the Marae on Wednesday, 16 June 2021 at 11 am followed by burial at Marae Urupa.
14 June 2021