Ronald Keith Crabtree

Ronald Keith Crabtree

10 April 1941 - 16 April 2020

Ronald Keith Crabtree

Service Details

Peacefully at Glenbrae Resthome, Rotorua on April 16, 2020. Aged 79 years. Beloved husband of Janet Mary for 61 years. Loved father and father in law of David and Sheryl (WA), Mark and Barbara, Greig and Linda, Paul and Jen, and Julie and Adrian Cartwright. Treasured Grandpop of 11 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren. Due to the current Covid 19 situation, a private cremation will take place and a celebration of Ron’s life will be held at a later date


  1. I have so many fond memories of Ron…. a truly lovely man. Condolences to all of the family. RIP Ron.

    Jen Crabtree, Perth, Western Australia
  2. Ron, we have fond memories of you, this is goodbye for now, but I am sure we will meet again one day, our condolences to Janet and family xx

    Vi and Harry Perth

    Violet And Harry Heather, Perth W.Australia
  3. Good bye Ron, it has been a pleasure knowing you , we will treasure our memories of you, gone but never forgotten,.

    Violet and Harry W.Australia

    Violet and Harry Heather, Perth
  4. Fondly remember going to Ron and Janet’s place in Shakesepere road after their marriage and as a youngster climbing up the nearby steps. Jewel and Larry offer our condolences at this time of loss of Ron

    Larry Crabtree, Napier
  5. Sincere condolences to the immediate and extended Crabtree family. Love from cousin Terry Mortensen, Napier.

    Terry Mortensen, Greenmeadows
  6. Love you Dad, it will feel different with you not being here, miss you forever.

    Greig Crabtree, Rotorua
  7. Goodbye Ron, You were one of the best, Thank you for everything you did for me.

    Nick Scott, Rotorua
  8. Forever in our hearts Pop x

    Amy Crabtree, Perth WA Australia
  9. Good memories are hard to forget, and great friends are impossible to forget.
    Ron has a great family and I know and trust they will all continue to do well.
    My great brother Ron, rest in peace I miss you my friend.
    Wayne Crabtree & Family, Napier

    Wayne Crabtree, Napier
  10. This maybe goodbye but your memory will forever be in my heart ❤️ Love you Dad xx

    Julie Cartwright, Rotorua
  11. Thinking of you Janet & all your family at this very sad time. Ron truly was a good man & he will be sadly missed by all his family & friends. Forever in our hearts, rest in peace Ron. Much love always Janet & family Kevin & Marlene.
    P.S. thank you so much for sharing this with us Julie

    Marlene & Kevin Crabtree, Karikari Peninsula Kaitaia
  12. Miss you Dad. Love you.xx

    Paul Crabtree, Morrisville

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