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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BAAS, Ian Leith

On May 17, 2019, at Nelson. Dearly loved husband of the late Joyce. Loved father of Graeme, Tony and Cheryel and the late Bryan. Loved Grandad to Jason, Delia, Nessha, and Nicole; and Great-Grandad to Mytchel, Bailey, Jane and Ruby. In his 91st year. A private service has been held. Friends of our Dad are warmly invited to celebrate his life at 10 James Cross Place, Mapua, for refreshments and the sharing of memories on Saturday, June 1, 2019, from 12.00pm onwards.

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DOWSE, Mark Brown

of Palmerston North. Passed away suddenly at home, on Tuesday, 14 May 2019. Aged 83 years. Loved and cherished husband of Valerie for 60 years. Loved Dad and father-in-law of Garry and Donna, Tony and Lara, Andrew and Kay, Lynnell, Scott and Natalie. Adored Grandad of 13, and Great-Grandad of 3. Messages to the Dowse Family, c/- 167 John F Kennedy Drive, Palmerston North, or may be left at www.beauchamp.co.nz... In accordance with Mark’s wishes, a private funeral has been held.
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SANDERSON, Ronald Bond

On 19 May 2019. Peacefully at the Woburn Enliven Home & Hospital, aged 94 years. Dearly loved husband and soulmate of the late Heather. Much loved father & father-in-law of Mary-Rose & Malcom Hammond, Malcolm & Mary, Clyde & Linda, and Alistair & Gaylene. Beloved grandfather & great-grandfather of his 12 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, and their families. Respected member of the Masonic Lodge for 75 years. Grateful thanks to the staff of the Woburn Enliven Home & Hospital for their care and support. A service for Ron will be held the St James Anglican Church, 71 Woburn Road, Lower Hutt, on Monday 27th May 2019, at 2.00pm, thereafter interment at Taita Cemetery.

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HOGARTH, Betty Elinor

On May 20, 2019, peacefully at Kensington Court Rest Home, in her 100th year. Loved wife of the late Vernon, loved mother and mother-in-law of Jill (Timaru), Robin and Bev (Waikanae), Doug and Marion (Taylorville), Terry and Deirdre (Reefton), Paul (deceased), and Chris and Christine (Richmond). Special friend of Celia. Loved grandmother, great-grandmother, and great-great-grandmother. Messages may be addressed to The Family of Betty Hogarth, c/- 2A Bastin Tce, Wakefield. At Betty’s request a private cremation has taken place.

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JENSEN, Raymond John (Ray)

On May 17, 2019, peacefully at Avon Lifecare. Dearly loved husband of Beverley, loved Dad of Debbie. Ray was a loved brother, and uncle. Messages may be sent to the Jensen family, c/- PO Box 263, Kaiapoi 7644. A private family service has been held.

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JACOBSON, Mabel Isobel

April 19, 1920 —
May 18, 2019
Passed away peacefully at Lakeside retirement lodge, Pukekohe. Beloved wife of the late Dr Ian Jacobson. Much loved mother to Allan and Jan, Graham and Veronica, John and Margaret and their families. A celebration of her life will be held on Saturday, May 25, at 11.00am, at Grahams Funeral Chapel, 31 West Street, Pukekohe.

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CHRISTMAS, Elizabeth (Teddie)

On May 16th, 2019, in Gisborne. Aged 89. Beloved mother of Bill, Tim and Jeremy. Loved mother-in-law of Hilary and Kate. Much loved Grandmother of Kate and Rachel, Lizzie, Charlotte and Jamie & step-grandmother to Giles, Elena and Julia. Loved cousin of Denny, and sister-in-law of David and Roger. Much loved by all her friends and family. A celebration of Teddie’s life will be held on Saturday 1st June, at 2.00pm, at Bushmere Arms, Main Road, Waerengaahika, Gisborne. In lieu of flowers a donation to Starship Hospital. Correspondence to PO Box 141, Shortland St, Auckland 1140.
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TAKITIMU, Jana Gordon

After along battle, Jana peacefully passed away at Bupa Rest Home, Riverton, on Thursday, May 9, 2019. As per Jana’s wishes, a private service has been held. Dearly loved by his brothers, sisters, and their whanau.

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DALE, Gordon Selby

Suddenly at home on Sunday 19th May 2019, aged 90 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Betty. Loved and respected Dad of Wendy and Noel Bungay (Whitianga), Ross and Michele (Bell Block), Vaughan (deceased), Sandie and Barry Urwin (New Plymouth), Tony Dravitzski (Waitara), and Marilyn (deceased) and Paul Brennan (New Plymouth). Loved Grandad to Shaun, Kerin; Hayden, Aliesha; Courtney; Rachael, Lisa, Karla; Nerida, Denise, Greg, and loved Great-Grandad to his 9 great-grandchildren. All messages to the Dale family C/- PO Box 4016, New Plymouth. A celebration of Gordon’s life will be held in the Chapel of W. Abraham, 366 Devon Street East, New Plymouth, on Saturday 25th May 2019 at 2.00pm.
"Dad and Mum reunited, now fishing forever together."

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SMALLRIDGE, MaryJosephine (nee Scannell)

Peacefully at Timaru Hospital on May 19, 2019, with family at her side, four days before her 95th birthday. Much loved wife of the late Bernie. Loved and respected mum and mother-in-law of Kerry and Ursula, Geoff and Carryl (dec), Chris and Anne, Julie and John Wainwright, and Donna. Treasured Nana of Tim, Dean; Paul, Mark; Kate, Matt; Melanie, Sam, and Henry, and Nana Mary to her 6 great-grandchildren. A great friend to many. A Funeral Mass celebrating Mary’s life will be held at St Thomas’ Catholic Church, 12 Mountain View Road, Timaru, on Saturday, May 25, 2019 at 11.00am, followed by private cremation. In lieu of flowers donations to St Vincent de Paul will be gratefully accepted and can be left at the service. Messages to the Smallridge Family, C/- PO Box 4019, Highfield, Timaru 7940.

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LEWIS, Sylvia Elizabeth (Sylvie)

Passed away peacefully, aged 83 years, on Friday 17th May 2019 surrounded by her family. Cherished wife of Joe. Loved and devoted mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend to many. Words cannot express how much we will miss you. A private cremation service has been held as per Sylvie’s wishes.

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MACRURY, Colin John

19th May 2019
Dearly loved eldest son of the late Archie and Cis, loved brother of Marie and the late Brian Way, Ian and Rosemary, Hector and Lyn, and loved uncle of all his nieces and nephews.
Too dearly loved to
ever be forgotten
R.I.P. Colin

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WRIGHT, Molly Gladys

On Tuesday 14 May 2019 at Julia Wallace Retirement Village, Palmerston North. Loved wife of the late Jack. Loved mother of Cheryle and Wayne, Pauline and Tony, Georgie and Alan, and Ian. Loved Nana, Great-nana, and Great-great-nana. Our grateful thanks to the staff at the Special Care Unit, Julia Wallace Retirement Village, for their love and care of Molly. A funeral service has been held.
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PEARSON, Trevor Gordon

After a courageous journey with cancer Trev passed away at home surrounded by family on Monday, 20 May, aged 60 years. Loved life partner of Monika. Loving father of Erin, and Holly. Loved son of Laurie and Margaret. Loved brother and brother-in-lawof Phil & Narelle, and Julie.All messages to the Pearson Family may be left on Trev’s tribute page at www.eagars.co.nz... or sent c/- 172 Lemon Street, New Plymouth 4312. Donations in lieu of flowers to the Mellowpuff Charitable Trust would be appreciated and may be left at the service. A service to celebrate Trev’s life will be held at Eagars Te Henui Chapel, 172 Lemon Street, New Plymouth, on Friday 24 May 2019 at 2.00pm, followed by a private cremation.

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READ/PRIEST, Joyce Dorothy Ada(nee Baker)

Passed peacefully on 19 May 2019. Beloved wife of George Priest, loved partner of Les Tukua. Cherished Mum of Raewynne, other Mum to Lesleigh, loved Nana to Paisj, beloved Boo of Sam and Mumsie to Allan, Greg and Paul. A farewell for Joyce will be held at Vospers Chapel, 257 Devon Street East, New Plymouth, on Friday 24 May 2019 at 11.00am. Burial at Mokau Cemetery at 2.30pm.

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