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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EVANS, Ruby Helena

Further to an earlier notice regarding Ruby’s passing away on November 3, 2018, family and friends are invited to her Memorial Service at 11am on Saturday, November 24, at Simmons Hall, Aparangi, Te Kauwhata.

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SIMPSON, William Farey (Bill)

Peacefully at South Canterbury Hospice on Sunday, November 18, 2018; in his 92nd year. Dearly loved husband of Nancy. Loved and respected father and father-in-law of Judy and Clem (deceased), and Pam and James. Loved and respected “Bill” of Aimee, Victoria, and William; Lucy, and Anna; and of his grandchildren Harry, and Clementine; Ellie, and Tom. Special thanks to
Dr Griffiths. According to Bill’s wishes a private service has been held.

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ROWAN, Beth Jane

On Thursday 15th November 2018 at Metlifecare, aged 96. Loved sister of the late Robert, Marion, Reta, Stella, Ian, Ngaire, David and Graham. Loved aunt of all her nieces and nephews and great-nieces and nephews. At Beth’s request a private service has been held.

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JOHNSTON, Lila Elizabeth Rose

On 19 November 2018, peacefully at Fergusson Rest Home, aged 81 years. Devoted wife of the late Dave. Cherished mum of Glennis & Mark, Sharon & Marcel, Jackie & Richard, and Lynette & Alex. Much loved nana of her 9 grandchildren and 1 great-grandson. A celebration of Lila’s life will be held in Kingswood, cnr King and Cairo Streets, Upper Hutt, on Monday, 26 November 2018, at 2.00pm, followed by private cremation.

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REEDY, Alexander David (Oz)

On 20th November 2018, peacefully at Te Puia Springs Hospital. Loved husband of the late Tawhiri (Taffy). Loved father and father in law of Henry and Connie, Ben and Denise, Chan, Roha Hamuera Ngarimu (Jum) and Liane, Kiriana and Teira. Loved Papa of Tawhiri, Roha, Monique, Pahemata, Liam, Hariata-Rongo, Riria Grace, Te Paea, Levi Wi Tawaho. Ona mokopuna tuarua a Tawhiorangi, Whakaokorau, Henare Watarawi, Kaya-Rae, Hineawe Auahi. Oz is lying at Mangahanea Marae, Ruatoria. His funeral service will be held at the Marae at 11.00am on Friday 23rd November, followed by interment at TeKura A Poutama Cemetery.
Evans Funeral Services Ltd FDANZ
www.evansfuneral.co.nz...

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MERRIMAN, Esther Jean (nee Ross-Barclay)

Born 19th June 1914, went gently into that good night on the 17th November 2018. Dearest wife of the late Denny. Loved and loving mother of the late Jean and Clarrie; Nell, Denise and the late Lewis, the late Elaine; and Arthur. Devoted Granny to her eight grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. A private funeral has been held. Communications to the Merriman family c/- PO Box 3136, Tauranga.

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MERRIMAN, Esther Jean

Dearest Mum of Nell Bush, devoted granny of Michael and Vicki, Jean-Marie, and Paul, and Great-Granny of Ava.
R.I.P.
To the staff at ‘Silkwood’ who cared for Mum in her declining years, thank you. A private funeral has been held.

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DAVIES, Jennifer Muriel (Jen)

Peacefully at home on November 20, 2018, aged 67. Dearly loved elder daughter of Muriel and the late Stan Davis (Oamaru). Much loved sister and sister-in-law of George and Ruth (North Taieri), Carol and Jim Gibson (Papakaio), the late Peter, and Margie (Ranfurly). Loved auntie of her nieces and nephews and great-nieces and nephews.

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CARMONT, Ethel Louisa Temeana (Ettie) (nee Donaldson-Elers)

Of Foxton. Passed away peacefully on 20th November 2018. Loved wife of the late Cliff. Treasured mum of Francis (dec), and Alan, and aunty to Jeanette, Marita and the late Bill Solowonuik, Barbara, Linda and P.J. Kenney, Denice, and Josephine. Devoted Nana of her many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Many, many thanks to the staff at Riverside Lodge for their loving care which went way above and beyond. A big thank you to our loving cousins who have been with us at this sad time.
Moe Mai ra e te whaea
Mai Maira
A service for Ettie will be held at St Marys Catholic Church, Johnston Street, Foxton, tomorrow, Friday 23rd November 2018, at 11.00am, followed by private cremation. Messages to C/- 23 Reeve Street, Levin 5510.
Anderson Funeral Services
FDANZ Foxton

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McBREARTY, Gloria Joyce

Of Palmerston North. On Tuesday 20th November 2018. Aged 90 years. Cherished wife of the late Stewart. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Norm and Gail, Gay and Ray Lovelock, Janet and Ross Brownson, Jill and Graeme (deceased) Hearsey (Tauranga). Loved Nana of all her grand and great-grandchildren. Special thanks to the staff at Aroha and Metlifcare. In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made to Arthritis NZ, which may be left in Chapel foyer. Messages to the McBrearty family, c/- PO Box 5191, Palmerston North 4441. A service for Gloria will be held in the Terracehaven Chapel, 697 Main Street, Palmerston North, on Friday 23rd November 2018, at 1.00pm.

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LENNON, Bernice Winifred

Passed away peacefully just before midnight on Tuesday, 20th November 2018 at Radius Windsor Court, aged 87. Loving mother of Jayne, Peter and Penny, and nana to 8 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. Special thanks to the team at Windsor Court for the love and care given to Bernice. A celebration of Bernice’s life will be held at Alexandra House Chapel, 570 Alexandra Street, Te Awamutu, Monday, 26th November 2018 at 1.00pm, followed by private cremation. All communications to the Cooksey family, PO Box 137, Te Awamutu 3840.
Te Awamutu Funeral Services, FDANZ

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DAVIES, Jennifer Muriel

On November 20, 2018, peacefully at home. Much loved wife of Philip, mother and mother-in-law of Jack and Erica, Georgie and Kenny, Emma, Wendy and Doron, Harita, and grandmother of Jack, Ollie, Jorja, Abby, Lucy, Hunter, Sophie, Isaac and Daniel. A Celebration will be held at Grace Vineyard Church – Beach Campus, 111-113 Seaview Road, New Brighton, on Saturday, November 24 at 1.00pm. All welcome. In true Jenny style please feel free to wear colours.
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WHITE, Janice Elizabeth (nee Thomson)

Passed away peacefully on November 19, 2018. Aged 78. Much loved mum of Michael and Barry. Loved mother-in-law of Sandy and mother-in-law to be of Elle. Loved nana of Haydn, Alex, Ben, Jules and Tyler and great-nana of Lachlan. Loved twin sister of Graham and big sister of Helen. Sister-in-law of Anne and George. A memorial service for Janice will be held on Saturday, November 24,
at 3.00pm, at St Clare’s
Co-operating Church, 97 Tuhikaramea Road, Dinsdale, Hamilton. All communications to Thomson family c/- 195 Thomas Road, Hamilton 3210.

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PEARCE, Leanne (nee Souness)

Surrounded by family at
Te Rangimarie Hospice on Tuesday, 20 November 2018, aged 52. Cherished mother and mother-in-law of Breana & Thomas McCartney and Mitchell. Beloved daughter of Ailsa and the late Bill Souness. Adored sister and sister-in-law of Gendi & Martin, and Sandra Souness. Devoted aunty of Ashleigh & Isaac, Brittney & Jordan, Jack, and Ezekiel. Daughter-in-law of Dorothy and the late Barry.
Our courageous fighter
at peace.
In preference to flowers donations to Hospice Taranaki would be appreciated and may be left at the service. All messages to the Pearce Family can be left on Leanne’s Tribute page www.eagars.co.nz... or c/- 174 Lemon Street, New Plymouth 4312. A service to celebrate Leanne’s life will be held at Eagars Te Henui Chapel, 174 Lemon Street, New Plymouth, on Monday, 26 November 2018 at 10.30am, followed by a private cremation.

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MANGAKHIA, Hohepa(Joe) Te Utoa Karaka

Kua hinga te Ttara, e tangi hotuhotu nei te ngakau i t ngarohanga. E te hoa rangatira, e te Pp, e te Koro, oki atu r koe e te tau. Our loved Rangatira passed peacefully on Wednesday 21 November 2018. Hohepa will be lying in state at Kereru marae from Wednesday 21 November, 5.00pm. A service for Joe will be held at Kereru Marae, 488 Koputaroa Road, Levin, from 10.00am Saturday 24th November 2018, thereafter a cremation at The Avenue Crematorium, Avenue North Road, Levin. Please join us at Kereru marae for Hakari in celebration of our Dad’s Life.

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