Death Notices

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

Recent Notices in New Zealand

Death

SIMPSON, Valerie Jane

On August 9, 2022, unexpectedly in Whangarei; aged 70. Dearly loved mother of Natasya and Johan.
“Flying free and lighting
up the universe”
A memorial service for Valerie will be advertised at a later date. Communications to the "Simpson Family", C/- PO Box 8043, Kensington, Whangarei 0145.

Death

McDONALD, Gordon Alexander

(Formerly of Roxburgh) Unexpectedly in Dunedin Hospital on Sunday, August 14, 2022; aged 78 years. Loved son of Lily and Jim McDonald (both dec), much loved husband of Elaine, loved father and father-in-law of Fiona and Graham, Claire and Simon, and Lauren (dec), loved granddad of Matthew, Daniel, Laura; George, Ally, and Lily, loved brother and brother-in-law of Shona and Peter (dec), Jeanette and Hector. A Service for Gordon will be held in Hope and Sons Chapel, 523 Andersons Bay Road, Dunedin, at 12.30pm on Saturday, August 20, followed by private cremation. Messages to 628 Highgate, Maori Hill, Dunedin 9010,
or Gordon’s page on www.tributes.co.nz...

Death

HARTLEY, Brian Stanley

Passed away suddenly in Wellington, on Sunday, August 14, 2022, aged 84. Dearly loved and awesome brother, brother-in-law, uncle and great-uncle. Gary and Bev, Lisa and Scott Jolly, Daisy and Poppy, and Kat.
"Forever in our hearts"

Death

GREIG, Zelma Ida

Peacefully on 15 August 2022, in her 98th year. Beloved wife of the late Alex; mum and nan of Glenys & the late Brian Doggett, Robyn Udy & Kevin McGavin; Karen, Dave, Jemma & Jade Keeley, Nikki Doggett & Steve Smith, Fiona & Zelly Miles, Marc
Udy & Camilla Jones, and Sarah Udy. Special thanks to the wonderful nurses and caregivers at Huntleigh Home, Kaori who cared so lovingly for mum over the last two years. Messages and tributes for the Greig family can be placed in Zelma’s tribute book at www.tributes.co.nz... or posted c/- PO Box 14-366, Kilbirnie 6241. At Mum’s request a private service has been held.
“Forever loved,
never forgotten.”

Death

CROWLEY, JuliaMargaret (Julie) (nee Meyer)

Loved eldest daughter of the late Ted and Phyllis Meyer. A treasured sister and sister-in-law of the late Joe and Hazel, Rosemary and Bruce (dec) Stevenson, Reg (dec) and Heather, Daphne and Steve Adams, Bernie (dec) and Kathie, Leo and Ruth, Raymond and Pam, Michael (dec), Monica and Trevor (dec) Hughes, Ken (dec) and Jill, Cindy and Bryan (dec) Luond, Daniel and Beryl (dec) and Jan. Beloved Aunty of all her nieces and nephews.
Rest in Peace

Death

HUTCHISON, Belinda Jane

On August 16, 2022, peacefully, at Nurse Maude Hospice, aged 59 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Jim. Much loved and treasured mother and mother-in-law of Scott and Jasmine, and Kim and Shuff. Treasured nana B of Shania, Ella-Joy,Noah, and Kayleigh, and her best friend Jamie.
“Dearly missed,
forever in our hearts”.
Messages to the family of the late Belinda Hutchison, c/- PO Box 26112, Christchurch 8148. A service to celebrate Belinda’s life, will be held in the Canterbury Chapel, corner of Linwood Avenue and Keighleys Road, on Saturday, August 20, at 2.00pm.

Death

HEAL, David Walter

On Monday, August 15, 2022 at Ashburton. A much loved Dad to Daryl Heal and father-in-law to Toni Heal. Took his last breath, now with the love of his life Janice Dorothy Janice Heal. A loving and dedicated Grandad to Isaac, Iris, Esther, Louie, and Georgia.
He saw you getting tired and a cure was not to be.
So he put his arms around you and whispered “Come with Me”.
A precious heart stopped beating, hard working hands at rest.
He broke our hearts to prove to us he only takes the best.

We will miss your cheeky smile, and the cups of tea. Rest In Peace Dad.
Love you to the moon
and back.

Death

DAWSON, Gordon Bedford

Peacefully, after a short illness, on Monday 15 August 2022, at Taupo Hospital, aged 92. Loved husband of Merle (deceased), father of Graham (National Park) and Ross and Igo (Hong Kong), and grandfather of Hilton (Auckland). Respected brother of James (deceased) and Jane (Warkworth), Edward and Priscilla (Clevedon), Laura and Trevor (Taupo). Cherished uncle of Geoffrey, Tony, Susan, Christine, Phillipa, Sallie, Tane, Andrew and Thomas. The family thanks the caring team at St John’s Wood and doctors and nurses at Taupo Hospital. A Service for family and friends will be held at 2.00pm on Monday 22 August at the Lake Taupo Yacht Club, 9 Ferry Road, Taupo. Communications to 41 Rainbow Drive, Taupo. Donations in lieu of flowers to Blind Low Vision NZ.
Taupo Funeral Services Ltd, Member of Funeral Director’s Assn. of NZ.

Death

PATERSON, Trevor James

Passed away after a short illness, on Tuesday, August 16, 2022, in his 79th year. Loved son of Gordon and Betty (deceased). Loved nephew of Bert and Jessie Stringer (deceased). Loved cousin - he will be deeply missed by his second cousins Elizabeth, David and Jane. Loved by his wider family and friends. Messages for the family may be sent to 9 Lewis Street, Geraldine 7930. The Service to Celebrate Trevor’s life will be held in St Mary’s Anglican Church, 77 Talbot Street, Geraldine, on Monday, August 22 at 1.30pm.

Death

LOCKHART, Pamela Mary (Pam) (PaMeLa) (nee Holmden)

8 November 1930 —
16 August 2022
Dearly loved wife of the late John. Adored Mother of Deb and John Lee, James and Caroline Lockhart, Ju (Julia) and Simon Williams, and Libby and Marty Westenra. Beloved Grannie Pam, Pammie, and GP of her favourite Sam, her favourite Christina, her favourite Patrick, her favourite Sarah, her favourite Sophie, her favourite Rebekah, her favourite Kate, her favourite Anneke, her favourite Ned, her favourite Ben, and Francis. As per Pam’s wishes a private family service will
be held in Hamilton. All communication to – Lockhart family, PO Box 4449, Hamilton 3247.

Death

LOCKHART, Pamela Mary (Pam) (PaMeLa)(nee Holmden)

8 November 1930 —
16 August 2022
Dearly loved wife of the late John. Adored Mother of Deb and John Lee, James and Caroline Lockhart, Ju (Julia) and Simon Williams, and Libby and Marty Westenra. Beloved Grannie Pam, Pammie, and GP of her favourite Sam, her favourite Christina, her favourite Patrick, her favourite Sarah, her favourite Sophie, her favourite Rebekah, her favourite Kate, her favourite Anneke, her favourite Ned, her favourite Ben, and Francis. As per Pam’s wishes a private family service will be held in Hamilton. All communication to – Lockhart family, PO Box 4449, Hamilton 3247.

Death

JACKSON, George Allan

Passed away on Saturday 13th August 2022 at Palmerston North Hospital, surrounded by loving family, after a long illness at age 88. Much loved husband of June and a loved father, grandfather and brother. A private cremation was held on Tuesday 16th August. Messages can be sent to the Jackson family, c/- PO Box 1014, Palmerston North.

Death

SUNDERLAND, Dianne Patricia (nee Smith)

Passed away peacefully at her Christchurch home on Tuesday, August 16, 2022. Aged 79 years. Dearly loved wife of Jim for 57 years. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Mark, Matthew and Jane, Damon and Brian
(Australia). Loved grandmother of Adam. Dearly loved sister of Lyn, Carol and their families. Messages can be addressed to the Sunderland family at 19 London Street, Richmond, Christchurch 8013. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Nurse Maude by following the link
bit.ly...
A funeral service for Dianne will be held at the John Rhind Chapel, corner of London and Whitmore Streets, Richmond, Christchurch, on Saturday, August 20, at 1.00pm. As Dianne wished a private cremation will be held.

Death

KENDON, Dr Evan Peter

(Retired Mobile Home Veterinary Surgeon) After a brave battle at Palm Grove, on Wednesday, August 17, 2022, aged 67. The last of the Kendon line. Loved uncle of Amy (USA). Much loved pet owner of the Mateys and many dogs over the years, most recently Samorn. Respected dog trainer, judge and long-term president of Canterbury Canine Agility. A special, loyal and unique friend of many. Special thanks to Nurse Maude Hospice and the staff at Palm Grove for their compassionate care. Messages can be sent c/- PO Box 10345, Christchurch 8145. Evan will be resting at his home until Saturday afternoon for anyone who wants to pay their respects. Contact Jacquie on 0272019878 for details. A private cremation will be held.

Death

FOGARTY, Kevin Laurence

Youngest son of the late Patrick and Margaret Fogarty. Loved brother and brother-in-law of Tony and Anne (Christchurch), the late Leo and Kath, Joe and Myra, Rita and Alex Toner, Jack and Colleen, and Brian (dec) and Judith.

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