John Clinton Savage

ID# 127, (27 Jun 1930 - 11 Feb 1985)

John Clinton Savage was born on 27 Jun 1930 at Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand .1

John's occupation Jeweller.

John Clinton Savage married Shirley Lorraine Heard, daughter of Lindsay Ford Heard and Rita Mavis Church, on 16 Dec 1961 at Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand .2
John Savage & Shirley Heard
16 Dec 1961

John Clinton Savage was on the 1963 Electoral Roll Island Bay, Wellington, New Zealand , also listed in the household was Shirley

SAVAGE John clinton, 23 Emerson St, Jeweller
SAVAGE Shirley Lorraine, 23 Emerson St, married.3

John died on 11 Feb 1985 at 8 Somerville Tce, Tawa, Porirua, Wellington, New Zealand , at age 54 years, 7 months and 15 days.4

John's death notice appeared on 12 Feb 1985 in the "Evening Post", New Zealand ,

SAVAGE John Clinton (Sos),
of 8 Somerville Tce, Tawa.
- On February 11, 1985 (suddenly) at his home.RIP.
Beloved husband and mate of Shirley and dearly loved father of Leigh, Linda and Christine. Much loved only son of Frank and the late Nancy.
"Thank you for the years of love, sacrifice and care and for the ever helping hand that was forever there."
Requiem Mass will be celebrated at the Church of Our Lady of Fatima, Main Road, Tawa on Thursday, February 14, at 2pm and thereafter interment at Whenua Tapu Cemetery.
J Ninness and Co Ltd FDANZ.5

John was buried on 14 Feb 1985 at Whenua Tapu Cemetery, Porirua, Wellington, New Zealand ,

In Loving Memory of
John Clinton SAVAGE
Departed this life 11th Feb 1985
Aged 54 years
a Dearly Loved Husband & Father
Peace Perfect Peace.6

John and Shirley had 3 children, who are still living.

Family: John Clinton Savage and Shirley Lorraine Heard


  1. [S2] NZRGO, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, NZ BDM Indexes, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, Folio No 3466, Sept Qtr. Hereinafter cited as NZ BDM Indexes.
  2. [S2] NZRGO, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, NZ BDM Indexes: Folio No 18160.
  3. [S6] Elections, Electoral Roll (Auckland, New Zealand: BAB Microfilming, 1853 - 1967), 1963 Electoral Roll, Island Bay Wellington, via Hereinafter cited as Electoral Roll.
  4. [S2] NZRGO, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, NZ BDM Indexes: Folio No 5963, DOB 27061930.
  5. [S10] Newspaper, Various Papers, Evening Post, newspaper, Wellington c 12 Feb 1985. Hereinafter cited as Newspaper Article.
  6. [S3] NZSG, NZ Cemetery Records (Auckland, New Zealand & Online Council Databases: NZSG, 1988), Porirua City countil Cemetery Database Online: Whenua Tapu Cemetery, Eastern Division, Monumental Area, Row AJ Plot 41. Hereinafter cited as NZ Cemetery Records.