Death Notices

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

Recent Notices in New Zealand


POPE, Peggy Irene(formerly Lamb)

On 15th July 2019, peacefully at Arbor House, Greytown. Aged 93 years. Wife of the late Mick Pope. Loved mother of Lorraine and Irving. Loved by her grandchildren, great- grandchildren, and the extended Pope family. A service for Peggy will be held in the Richmond Chapel, Richmond Road, Carterton, on Friday 19th July 2019 at 2.00pm. Messages to Peggy’s family, C/- PO Box 185, Carterton 5743, or visit


ROONEY, Patrick Christopher (Pat)

Second son of the late Jean and Mick, and brother and brother-in-law of Tom (dec) and Val, Mick and Jenny, Terry and Maureen, Leo (dec) and Betty, Gavin and Bev (both dec), John and Margaret, and uncle to his nieces and nephews.
Rest in Peace


HARRIS, Trevor Donald Robin (Tub)

Of Levin. On 15th July 2019, at home surrounded by his loving family, aged 78 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Janet. Cherished father of Paula, Susan, and Mark, and father-in-law of Rob and Fleur. Cherished Grangy of Jasmin, Jono, Crystal, Tahf, Jesse, Trent, Leonie, Annaka, Alex, Fletcher, and Meela. Loving GG of Cyprus, Zayana, and Rimmon. A loved uncle to all his nieces and nephews and extended family, and will be sadly missed by his mates and all that knew him. Many thanks to all the staff of Arohanui Hospice, Palmerston North Hospital, Lavender Blue, and the district nurses for their care and support of Trevor. A celebration of Trevor’s life will be held at the Salvation Army Worship and Community Centre, Durham Street, Levin, on Friday 19th July at 11.00am. Followed by burial at The Avenue Lawn Cemetery Levin.


WHITE, Eileen (nee Sullivan)

Our hearts are heavy with the loss of Eileen who passed away peacefully at Palm Grove Retirement Village on Monday, July 15, 2019, aged 89. Beloved wife of the late Donald Kinloch White, cherished and much loved mother and mother-in-law of Christine and Christopher, Brian and Moraig, and loving Gma of Sam and Holly, and Josh and Jess. Loved sister-in-law of Doreen and Ron, John and Bette, Wendy and Barry, Ann and Les. A loved cousin of Gwen and Ian, David and Linda, and a loved sister of the late Joyce Baker. Loved aunt of all her nieces and nephews. Great friend to Thelma, Maureen and Ken, and Ruth.
“Never forgotten, will always be in our hearts”
Messages for the family may be sent C/- PO Box 39127, Christchurch, 8545. In lieu of flowers, donations to Dogwatch would be appreciated and may be made at the service. A Service to celebrate and remember Eileen’s life will be held in our Chapel, 65 Vickerys Road, Wigram, Tomorrow (Friday) at 2.00pm.


TULAI TAGATAVAO, Anasetasia Senia

Suddenly called home by our Heavenly Father at 2.58pm on Saturday 13 July 2019, aged 72. Much loved daughter of the late Atonia Fetaui Polokaka Tagatavao and Iosefo Polokaka Tagatavao. Treasured sister of Paula Tagatavao Afuie (dec), Otila Tagatavao (dec), Koleta Gafatasi So’otaga, Suliana Savali, Matu’uleilua Polokaka Tagatavao, Iosefo Tagatavao (dec), Penitito Samoana Tagatavao. Loved by her many nephews, nieces and family. Forever remembered by her Aulotu “Iesu Le Tupu” and all her Mafutaga’s. Senia will be at the Ioane Vito Centre, Ferguson Street, Newtown, from 10am Thursday 18 July. Family Service - Sunday 21 July at 4pm. Funeral Service - Monday 22 July at 10am, followed by burial at Makara Cemetery. Both services held at St Joseph’s Church, Mount Victoria, Wellington.


JANSEN, Warren Francis

Passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, on Tuesday 16 July 2019. Aged 89 years. Cherished husband of Lola Margaret for 68 years. Loving father and father-in-law of Glenda and Mike Bruce, Kay and the late Neil, and the late Marina. A much-loved Grandad to his 8 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. Lola wishes to acknowledge all of the loving, caring people that have given their time to be here for her and Warren at this difficult time. All messages to the Jansen family, C/- 18 Morris Street, Marton. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Marton St John’s shuttle would be greatly appreciated and may be left at the service. The service for Warren will be held at the Cobham Chapel,
18 Morris Street, Marton, on Saturday 20 July 2019 at 11.00am. Followed by interment at Mount View Lawn Cemetery.


FOGARTY, John Jackson

Passed away peacefully on 16th July 2019. Aged 75. Loving son of Patrick & Mary Fogarty (Deceased). Loving wife Catherine of 50 years, and father of James, Maria, Tracy, and Joanne. Granddad (Pop) to nine grandchildren. Service will be held at 11.00am, on Friday 19th July 2019, at St Peter Chanel Centre, Fergusson Drive, Brown Owl, followed by a private cremation at Akatarawa.
Miss you always
Haven Falls Funeral Home

0800 428 365


HORNE, Audrey Nan

Formerly of Ballance, on Tuesday 16 July 2019, peacefully at Palmerston North Hospital, aged 89 years. Dearly loved wife of Alex. Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Peter and Jeanette, Wendy and Barry Harris, Terry and Donna, Sue Horne and Bob Algie, Robert and Pythia, Cameron and Ness. Treasured Gran to her 14 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. In lieu of a floral tribute, a donation made to St John Pahiatua, PO Box 128, Pahiatua, would be appreciated or may be left at the service. Messages to Mr A. Horne, c/- PO Box 23, Pahiatua. A service to celebrate Audrey’s life will be held at St Paul’s Union Church, Corner Arthur and Huia Street, Pahiatua, on Saturday 20 July 2019 at 1.00pm. Private cremation thereafter.
Monarch Funeral Home Ltd
Pahiatua (06) 3766662



Peacefully at Victoria Place Rest Home, Tokoroa, on 15th July 2019; in his 73rd year. Beloved son of the late Jan and the late Ida. Much loved by the Visser family and the Foote family.
“With His Lord”
A Service for Klaas will be held at the The Elim Church, 276 Balmoral Drive, Tokoroa, on Monday, 22nd July, at 11.00am, followed by the interment at The Leamington Public Cemetery, Cambridge.
South Waikato Funeral Services Ltd, FDANZ
PO Box 459, Tokoroa 3444


KELLAWAY, Colin Peter(Peter)

Peacefully at home, on Tuesday, July 16, 2019, aged 88 years. Loved husband of the late Patricia. Loved father of Susan and George Carnoutsos, Christine and Christopher Martin. Loved Grandad of Sarah and Jon, Amy, Liz and Jordan, Justin, Katie and Mark. Treasured Great-Grandad (Big Grandpa) of Loukas, Charlie, Thea, Milla, Ngaia, Nikos, and Xander. Sincere thanks to Peter’s many friends, loyal lunch goers, travelling companions, past and present, and his support team. Messages to the Kellaway Family c/- PO Box 31300, Christchurch 8444. The Service celebrating Peter’s life will be held at the Harewood Crematorium Chapel, Wilkinsons Road, on Saturday, July 20, at 10.30am.


SAVAGE, Francis Leslie (Frank)

Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 16, 2019, at Hilda Ross Hospital, in his 77th year. Dearly loved husband and soulmate of Lynette. Loved father of the late Kevin, Karen and Mark and Jason. Special grandad of Christopher, Finley and Matty. Great-grandad of Jessica. Very much treasured brother and brother-in-law of Linda and Jimmy Lennon, Helen and Albert Patterson, and Joseph and Shirley Savage.
‘Loved, admired and respected by many’
A Funeral Service for Frank will be held at the Hamilton Park Crematorium Chapel, 395 Morrinsville Road, Newstead, on Friday, July 19, at 11.30am. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Neurological Foundation by visiting their website and clicking on the ‘donate’ button or donations can be left at the service. All correspondence to the Savage family, C/- PO Box 276, Hamilton 3240.


SEHNERT, Richard Leslie

Loved son of the late Gordon and Dawn. Brother and brother-in-law of Dale & Annie, Donald, Shelley, Lindsay & Pam, Perry & Diane. Uncle of Theo and many more.


ANDERSON, William John (Bill)

Peacefully at home on Tuesday, July 16, 2019, aged 75 years. Loved and deeply devoted husband of the late Maureen Joan (nee Mahoney) and the late Dorothy Ellen (nee Donaldson). Adored and respected father and father-in-law to Megan; Deborah and Paul. Cherished Poppa to Charlotte, Harry, James, and Bethany. Loved brother, brother-in-law, uncle, and great-uncle. A Mass to celebrate Bill’s life will be held at the Catholic Church of the Immaculate Conception, Peel Street, Geraldine, on Monday, July 22, 2019, at 1.30pm, followed by a private interment. Messages to 51 Tancred Street, Geraldine. In lieu of flowers donations to Hospice South Canterbury would be welcome and can be left at the service.


TOWNLEY, Mary Elsie

Passed away peacefully in the company of her family at North Shore Hospital on Monday 15th July 2019. A family service was held at St Stephen’s Chapel, Whangaparaoa, on Wednesday 17th July followed by private cremation. Much loved wife of Frank. Mother of Sandi and Clare, and nana of Holly, Sophie, Sarah and Thomas.
May she rest in peace.
All communications to "The Townley Family", PO Box 305, Whangaparaoa, Auckland 0943.
Faithfull Funeral Services
Hibiscus Coast


WAHANGA, Kiwa Riki

23.09.1956 — 16.07.2019
With the passing of our beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister and aunty, Kiwa Riki Wahanga, she will be laying in state at Poihakena Marae, Wainui Rd, Raglan. Funeral Service on Saturday 20 July 2019, at 11.00am, with burial at Poihakena Urupa.
Te Whanau Riki-Wahanga
Sincere Funeral Services