2022-03-23 NEW ZEALAND

Henry Isaac Spinks


District of the Pacific

Kua hinga te totara i te wao nui o Tane

“A giant totara tree has fallen in the great forest of Tane

It is with regret that we announce the death of Brother Henry Isaac Spinks

(Brother Henry Thomas) at Auckland, New Zealand on Wednesday 23rd March, 2022

Let him rest in the peace of the Lord.

The District Leader and the Marist Brothers of the District of the Pacific, the community of Elizabeth Knox Home, and Brother’s Family and Friends invite you to join them in prayer for Henry.

Brother Henry’s Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Monday 28th March, at 10:30 am in the Good Shepherd Parish Church, Balmoral, Auckland, followed by burial in the cemetery at Waikaraka.

There will be a Vigil Service at Davis Funeral Home, Epsom, on Sunday 27th March at 2:30 pm.


Dates in Brother’s Life:

Birth:                     4th June 1942

Reception:            12th September 1961

1st Profession:      12th September 1962

Final Vows:           2nd January 1968


His Appointments:

1962      Scholasticate

1966      Christchurch

1972      Sacred Heart College, AKL

1973      Juniorate, Tuakau

1973      Christchurch (Sep)

1974      Palmerston North

1981      Masterton

1986      Newtown, WLG

1988      St Paul’s College, AKL

1991      Europe

1992      Provincial House, AKL

1998      Australia

1999      St Paul’s College, AKL

2002      Epsom, AKL

2008      Glendowie 1, AKL

2010      Epsom, AKL

2014      Marcellin Community, AKL

2017      Elizabeth Knox Home (Nov)



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