Death Notices

A place to remember and celebrate the lives of those no longer with us

Recent Notices in New Zealand

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GRAHAM, Robin

On April 17, 2018, peacefully in Auckland, surrounded by her children. Cherished and adored mother of Mark, Gabriel and Hannah, mother-in-law of Kirsty, Simone and John. Treasured Tamma of Luca and Finley, Grandma Robin of Ben and Charlotte, and Ma of Rosie Robin. Robin touched so many with her kindness, right up until the end. We are immensely proud and feel blessed and privileged to have had you as our mum. We will miss you immeasurably, but you will always be with us. With all our love and thanks beautiful, beautiful mum. M, G & H. A private family service will be held as per Robin’s wishes. Messages of condolence to

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CALVERT, Beryl Joan

Passed away peacefully at Villa Serena, Robina, on Tuesday, April 17, 2018. Deeply loved mother and mother-in-law of Daniel and May, Philip and Deirdre, David and Rachel, and much loved Nana to Kasey and Josh. Family and friends are warmly invited to attend the celebration of Beryl's life to be held in the Somerville Chapel, 129 Nerang-Broadbeach Road, Nerang, Queensland.

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BAIGENT, Kelvin Dennis

Passed away suddenly on Tuesday, April 17, 2018. Loving husband, best friend and rock to Sally for 49 years. Loving dad to Robert and Martha (Christchurch), Bryan and Kaitlyn (Australia), Fiona and Roddy (Christchurch). Loving grandad of 11 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild. Loved brother and brother in-law to Basil and Pauline (Karamea), David and Chan, Owen and Carol, Evelyn Symons and George Hill, and the late Jim Symons. Loved uncle and great-uncle. The Service for Kelvin will be held at The Shone & Shirley Funeral Home Chapel, 164 Tahunanui Drive, Nelson, on Monday, April 23, 2018, at 1.00pm.
Respectfully cared for by
Shone and Shirley
Funeral Directors
F.D.A.N.Z.

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DOWELL, Lloyd Amos

Passed away peacefully on April 18, 2018, at Parklands Hospital, aged 85 years. Loved and loving husband of Paula (Fleming). Loved and loving father and father-in-law of Tracey and Russel Wallis (Melbourne), Jackie Dowell (Christchurch), and Todd and Melissa (Brisbane. Dearly loved Lloyd of his grandchildren Hannah and Alex Ilyefalvy, and Leigh Wallis (Melbourne), and his new great-granddaughter Maddison Rose Ilyefalvy. Loved brother and brother-in-law of the late Phyllis and Carl Schroder, the late Eddie and Mary Dowell, the late Jill and Alister Manson, Murry and the late Francie Fleming and the late Stan Fleming, and loved son-in-law of the late Rose and Bill Fleming. Messages C/- Dowell Family, 12 High Street, Rangiora 7400. According to Lloyd’s and family’s wishes, a cremation has taken place.

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HAMMOND, Larry Reginald

Dearly loved special brother-in-law, uncle and friend of Yvonne, Chris, Ben and Deane Morris.
“Always and forever Laz”

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FOTHERINGHAM, Donald James

Peacefully at Rowena Jackson Retirement Home, on 18 April 2018; aged 89 years. Husband for 65 years of Dawn. Father and father-in-law of Douglas and Megan, the late Karen, Judith, Sheryll and Jeanette. Grandfather of Jamie, Sarena, Tarynn and Oliver, and his great-grandchildren Conner, Kaden, Indi and Mia. Messages to Townhouse 63, Rowena Jackson Retirement Village, 40 O’Byrne St, Waikiwi, Invercargill 9810. Many thanks to the wonderful staff at Rowena Jackson for their loving care. The friends of Donald are respectfully informed that his funeral service will be held at J Fraser and Sons Chapel, Cnr Esk and Doon Sts, Invercargill, on Monday, 23 April 2018, commencing at 10.30am. His interment will follow at Wallacetown Cemetery.
Respectfully cared for by
J Fraser & Sons Ltd
F.D.A.N.Z.
www.frasersfunerals.co.nz...

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GILBY, Simon Timothy

Suddenly in Dubai on March 18, 2018, aged 36. Beloved husband of Helen, doting father to Chloe and Angus. Adored son of Anita and Christopher. Cherished brother to Thom, Ben and Hannah. A memorial service will be held for Simon at St Mark’s Chapel, Wigram Base, Christchurch, on Thursday, April 26, at 9.30am. Donations to support Helen and the children can be made on Givealittle. Thank you for your kindness. Rest in love and peace Simon.

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CHAMBERS, Dennis Ronald

Passed away suddenly on Wednesday 18 April at home, aged 71 years. Dearly loved husband of Yvonne. Loved dad of Stephen, Teresa, and Cecil. Loved father-in-law of Sarah, and Naiomi. Loved granddad of Megan, Nicholas, Christopher, Torben, Scott, Olivia, Chantelle, Savannah, Eleora, and JJ. A loved brother and brother-in-law of all the extended family. A service to celebrate Dennis’ life will be held in the Eastside Baptist Church, 2 Glengarry Crescent, Invercargill, on Monday 23 April at 11.30am. The service will conclude with the burial at the Eastern Cemetery. Messages to 207 Centre Street, Invercargill.

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ALLBON, Peter Donald

Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family, on April 18, 2018. Beloved father and father-in-law of Richard and Cheryl, Raymond and Angie. Grandfather of Clodagh, Finnbar, Ronan, Chorlette and Jacob. Brother of Arthur, David, Leslie, Errol, Alan, and wives. Friend and mentor to many.
‘May he rest in peace
until the resurrection’
A service to celebrate Peter’s life will be held on Monday, April 23, 2018, at 10.30am, at St Andrews Uniting Church, 64 High Street, Motueka.

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SUTCLIFFE, Alma Alison

Treasured sister and sister-in-law of Valerie and the late Ray Burton. Adored aunty of Ross, Ann, Grant (deceased), Linley, Mark and Jo, Paul and Kesni. Special great-aunty to 25 and great-great-aunty to 4.
"Forever in our hearts"

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WILSON, Maurice Ivan

Peacefully at home on Wednesday, 18th April 2018. Dearly loved husband of Carol for 57 years. Loved father of Alan, Richard, and Peter. Loved Pop of Kristin, Brooke, Joshua, Stacie, and Corey. Respected Dad of Bronny, Viktoriya, Justine, and Leeann. Big Daddy of “Jack”.
At home with the Lord
A service to celebrate the life of Maurice will be held at St Andrews Anglican Church, Hamilton Road, Cambridge, on Tuesday, 24th April 2018 at 1.00pm, followed by a private cremation. All communications to the Wilson family, c/- 3 Hallys Lane, Cambridge 3434.

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DAVISON, Evelyn Hazel

Passed away peacefully on Thursday 19th April 2018, at Chalmers Rest Home, aged 89 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Henry. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Jeff and Margaret, Rodger and Cheryl, Russell, Gary and Gail, Joanne and Ross Soffe and Shirley and Clive Bishop. Funeral details to follow.

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JARRETT, Betty Thelma

On 17 April 2018, peacefully at Waikato Hospital, aged 89 years. Treasured wife of George. Loved mum and mother-in-law of Bruce and Cynthia, Mike and Grace, and Graham and Raewyn. Loved Nana of Kate and Nigel, Brad and Sarah, Sophia and Victor, Clarke and Lené, Lloyd and Steph, Frank and Nicole, Hannah and Rueben. Loved “Nana-Bet” of Bella, Jacen, Piper and Kosta.
“One week before our 69th Wedding Anniversary”
A service for Betty will be held at St Aidan’s Anglican Church, 24 Thames Street, Claudelands, Hamilton on Tuesday 24 April 2018 at 1.00pm followed by burial at Hamilton Park Cemetery, Morrinsville Road, Newstead, Hamilton. All communications to the Jarrett family C/- PO Box 5523, Frankton, Hamilton 3242.

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GRAHAM, June Mary (nee Whiting)

Passed away peacefully on 19th April 2018, aged 84 years. Now with her precious Saviour. Treasured and devoted wife of John (deceased). Loved Mum of Ruth and Glen Neighbour, Peter and Catherine. Loved Gran of Joshua, Lisa, Levi, Jenna; Deborah, Zachariah and Josiah. All messages to the Graham family, c/- PO Box 4016, New Plymouth 4340. A service to celebrate June's life will be held at the Stratford Baptist Church, Portia Street, Stratford, on Saturday 28th April at 11.00am. Private cremation to follow.

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HARTLEY, Margaret Catharine (nee Horgan, formerly Game)

Aged 85 years. Passed away peacefully at Taranaki Base Hospital on Wednesday 18 April 2018. Dearly loved wife of George and Ross (both deceased). Much loved mother of Christine, Mary, Bill, Philip, Pamela, Catherine, and Rhody. Very much loved Grandmother of 28 and great-grandmother of 18. Special thanks to George’s family Christine, Beverly, Peter, Colin, and Ian for their love, support and care of our mother. Thank you to the doctors and nursing staff at Taranaki Base Hospital for all their care of mum over the past few months. In lieu of flowers donations to Taranaki Hospice would be appreciated and may be left at the service. Tributes may be left online at www.eagars.co.nz... Requiem Mass will be celebrated at the Catholic Church of the Immaculate Conception, Miranda Street, Stratford, on Tuesday 24 April 2018 at 1.30pm, followed by her being laid to rest at Kopuatama Cemetery. Rosary will be prayed in the church on Monday evening at 5.30pm.
“Never forget that the most powerful force on earth is love.
When you have loved as she has loved, you grow old beautifully.
Love is the only thing that we can carry with us when we go, and it makes the end so easy.”

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