Death Notices

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

Recent Notices in New Zealand

Death

Waikaka Lodge 151

Members of the above Lodge are requested to attend
the Funeral of the Late W. Bro
Alexander Affleck
as intimated in this issue.
By Order W.M.

Death

WILLIAMS, Ross

Slipped away peacefully on Saturday, June 5, 2021, aged 88 years. Loved husband of the late Kath, loved uncle of Fred, Denis, and Lance Gear; Denise Cox, Terry Potter, and Janet Hardcastle. Loved brother of Scott and Pam. Messages can be sent to 44 Bronte Street, Nelson 7010. At Ross’s request, a private cremation has been held.

Death

SELLARS, Phillip Lloyd (Phill)

Passed away suddenly at home on 3rd June 2021 at the young age of 64. Son of Leonie and Noel (dec) and brother of Anne. Caring Uncle to Ashton and step-father of Tiana.
A great mate to all those
who knew him.
Please join us in celebrating Phill’s life at the Sprig & Fern Tavern, Petone, at 1.00pm on Wednesday 16th June.

Death

MATHIESON, Brian Ross

Aged 51. Dearly loved son of Muriel and Roy Mathieson. Dearly loved brother of David and Jane, Trina and Shane, and Debra. Loved uncle of Jade, Joe, Jamie, Ben, and Eva; Jack, and Alec; Liam, and Emma Turner. Loved partner of the late Makiri (Ma). Passed away after a short illness, at Nelson Hospital. Many thanks to the staff of Nelson Hospital for all the care they gave Brian. Many thanks to Lindsay at Motueka for being such a good and helpful friend. A private service is to be held.

Death

BROWN, John William Gregory (Bud)

Aged 60. It is with great sadness we share that we lost our only brother unexpectedly on May 31st 2021 in Taupo. Husband of Vanessa Kelly, and most loving and fun dad of Stella. Son of John (dec) and Mary (dec) Brown, brother of Mary-Lou and Peter Cranshaw, Caroline (dec) and Clive Robinson, Nathalie Brown and her companion Paul Sinclair, Paddy-Ann and Rod Pemberton, and John’s brother Michael Hedlund and his wife Sheryl. Loved uncle of all his nieces and nephews. He has been cremated and a celebration of his life at a memorial service will take place in Taupo on Saturday, June 26th at 11.00am at The Founders Chapel of Remembrance, 117 Rickit Street, Taupo. This will also be live streamed for those who are unable to attend, especially his many friends from around the world. Messages can be sent to RJ and PA Pemberton, 459 Riverbank Rd, RD2, Wanaka 9382.
Taupo Funeral Services Ltd
Member of Funeral Directors Assn. of NZ.

Death

VAOGA, Margaret Rose(nee Savage)

Youngest daughter of George and Agnes Savage. Sister and sister-in-law to Jean, Owen, Vera Glass, Gloria Coleman, Zita Smith, Rose and Alan Mangino, Peggy Savage, Wayne Ross, Barry Ross, and the late Leo, Maureen and Graham Shearer, Margaret Savage, Jim Glass, Joe Coleman, Fred Smith, and John Savage.

Death

AFFLECK, Alexander (Alex)

Loved son of the late Archie and Jean Affleck, (“Clachbreac”, Otama), loved brother and brother-in-law of Bill and Janet (Tapanui), Tom and Dorothy (Gore), Archie and Margaret (Cromwell), Max and the late Lyn (Owaka), Averil and the late Gordon McKinlay (Invercargill), Jean Smith and Pat Foley (Australia), and a loved Uncle of all his nieces and nephews.
‘Fondly remembered’

Death

MOORE, Pauline Margaret (nee Carney)

On June 7, 2021, passed peacefully at Christchurch Hospital with family by her side, aged 72 years. Dearly loved wife of Rex, much loved mother and mother-in-law of Jonathan, and Scott and Kate, loved sister of Julie, Peter, and Fiona. Pauline was a devoted nurse for 55 years and gave selflessly to others. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Pauline Moore, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. The Memorial Service for Pauline will be held in St Andrew’s College Centennial Chapel, Normans Road, Strowan, on June 19, at 2.00pm.

Death

KAVANAUGH, Beverley Margaret (Bev)

On June 10, 2021 at Glenwood Rest Home, Timaru. Passed away peacefully surrounded by family. Dearly loved wife of the late Doug. Dearly loved mum of Julie, Gary, and Chris, and mother of Tina, and mother-in-law to all their partners. Loved nana of all her grandchildren and great- grandchild. As per Bev’s wishes, a private cremation has been held. Thanks to all staff at Glenwood Rest Home for their fantastic care of Bev. Messages to 2/4A Trafalgar Street, Maori Hill, Timaru 7910.

Death

EWING, Thomas Charles (Tom)

On June 5, 2021, peacefully at Christchurch Hospital. Beloved husband of Lois, and loved father of Greg.
At Rest
Messages 2 Langestone Lane, Papanui, Christchurch 8052. A private family service has been held.

Death

PINN, Lorraine (Foote)

Passed away after a long, brave battle with illness, surrounded by her family and friends on June 8, 2021 in her 74th year. Precious and amazing wife, mum, nana, great-nana, and friend.
Forever in our hearts.
You are the strongest woman we know, may your strength live on in us.
Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Lorraine Pinn, c/-PO Box 39127, Christchurch 8545. A Service will be held for Lorraine at Christchurch Crematorium Chapel, 65 Vickerys Road, Wigram, on Monday, June 14, at 2.00pm.

Death

McCALL, John David

On June 6, 2021, surrounded by family, John passed away peacefully at Christchurch Hospital, after an unexpected medical event. Dearly loved husband of Marilyn, much loved father of Priscilla, and the late Craig, adored granddad of Jade, and Samantha. Loved son of the late Chrissie and Bruce, loved brother of Barbara, Diane, Judith, and the late Margaret, loved brother-in-law of Murray, George, Grant, David, Graeme, and their families.
‘Forever in our hearts’
Many thanks to the staff of the I.C.U at Christchurch Hospital for their compassionate care of John. In accordance with John’s wishes, a private gathering has been held.

Death

EDER, Gloria Norma (née Schroder)

Passed away 4th June 2021. In accordance with Gloria’s wishes a private service has been held. The family would like to thank all the staff of Wards 23 and 29 at Palmerston North Hospital and the wonderful angels at Arohanui Hospice who cared for Gloria. Messages can be sent to Gloria’s family, c/- 1914 State Highway 1, Marton.
“Always in our hearts”

Death

HILL, Peter Maitland

06.10.1941 — 04.04.2020
Peter (Tim to many of his Chch mates) will be sorely missed by his sons Scott and Benjamin, his brother David and their families. He will be remembered fondly by thousands of students that he had the privilege to teach, inspire and mould into young adults. A celebration of Peter’s life will be held

Death

EVANS, Brian (Sharky)

Passed away peacefully at home on June 10, 2021; aged 83 years. Dearly loved and loving husband of Bev. Loved and respected father and father-in-law of Vicki and Bill, Karen and Jimmy, Jan and Dave. Much loved granddad and great-granddad of all his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. As per Brian’s wishes, a private cremation will be held. Messages to 8 Johnston Road, Nightcaps 9644, or on Brian’s tribute page at frasersfunerals/tributes.

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