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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HATTON, Ngaire June (nee Cross)

On September 22, 2020, peacefully at Christchurch Hospital with family at her side, aged 85 years. Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Glenda and Brian, Wendy and the late Mike, Neil and Roslyn, loved Gran of Brendan, Kaylee, Anthony, Lana-Marie, and Brad. Special thanks to the staff at Essie Summers Retirement Village, and all the staff of Ward 27, Christchurch Hospital for their wonderful care and support. Messages may be sent to PO Box 20207, Bishopdale, Christchurch 8543. The Service for Ngaire will be held in our Westpark Chapel, 467 Wairakei Road, Burnside, on Monday, September 28, at 10.00am. Private cremation thereafter.

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CAMPBELL, Marion (Jean)

Died peacefully, surrounded by her family, on Monday, September 21, 2020. Dearly loved wife of the late Jim, treasured mum to Elizabeth and Anne. A wonderful mother-in-law to Reza and Nana to Yasmin and Alexander. Messages can be sent to Jean’s family, c/- 164 Tahunanui Drive, Nelson 7011 or online at www.shoneandshirley.com... A celebration of Jean’s life will be held at the Shone and Shirley Chapel, 164 Tahunanui Drive, Nelson, TODAY (Friday), at 1.30pm.

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RUDGE, Esme

Passed peacefully on Wednesday 23 September 2020, in her 90th year. Loved wife of the late Cliff. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Terry & Heather, Mike & Jan, Jonathan, and Sarah & Tony. Loved nana of Narelle, Ryan, Stuart, Chris, Sam, Nicola, Callum, James, Kate, and Anna, and great-nana to Wren. Sister of Joan and the late Graham.

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ALFORD, Robert Lionel

19.9.1951 — 9.9.2020
It is with much sorrow we acknowledge that Rob slipped quietly away at the Sunshine Coast, Queensland. A devoted husband to Robynne for 48 years, loving father to Brandon, Ryan and Joel. wonderful Pop (sometimes Poppy) to his U.K., Australian and Kiwi grandchildren. Rob will be greatly missed by his N.Z. family and many friends for his generosity, kindness, humour and good advice.

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TRAYNOR, Reverend FatherBrian Allan Joseph

On September 22, 2020 at Calvary Hospital, Invercargill. Priest of the Diocese of Dunedin for 60 years. Son of Thomas* and Hazel* Traynor. Loved brother and brother-in-law of Patricia* and Tony* Chiaroni, John* and June*, James* (Brother Daniel), Anthony*, Margaret and Keith* Brown (Christchurch), Ruth* and Brian Lysaght (Timaru), and Robert*. Loved uncle of his nieces and nephews.
R.I.P.
Requiem Mass will be celebrated in St Theresa’s Church, Perth Street, on Saturday, September 26 at 10.30am, the funeral leaving at the conclusion for the Eastern Cemetery. Evening Prayer of the Church in Sacred Heart Church, North Road, on Friday, September 25 at 7.00pm. Messages can be sent to Fr Brian’s tribute page at frasersfunerals.co.nz/tributes

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RUDGE, Esme (nee Woodward)

Passed peacefully on Wednesday, September 23, 2020, in her 90th year. Loved wife of the late Cliff. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Terry and Heather, Mike and Jan, Jonathan, and Sarah and Tony. Loved nana of Narelle, Ryan, Stuart, Chris, Sam, Nicola, Callum, James, Kate, and Anna, and great-nana to Wren. Sister of Joan and the late Graham.

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CARVELL, Pippa Emily

It is with great sadness that we wish to inform you of Pippa’s passing, peacefully at home, surrounded by loved ones, on Sunday, 20th September 2020. It quickly became clear that Pippa’s long journey battling Parkinson’s was nearing the end. The family would love you to join them in a celebration of her life at the Wellington SPCA, 140 Alexandra Road, Newtown, on Monday, 28th September 2020, at 2.00pm. There will be an opportunity for you to speak about Pippa should you wish to do so.

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HANSEN, Garry

1.3.1953 — 22.9.2020
After a long battle with cancer Garry passed away peacefully on September 22, 2020. Loved brother and brother-in-law of Earnie and Robyn. Loved uncle of Julie, Dave, Chris and Amanda, and loved great-uncle of Ethan, Jazmin and Indi.
“Be free and Ride free”

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KENNINGTON, Lawrence Frederick

On September 23, 2020 peacefully with family by his side, aged 86 years. Loved husband of the late Judith. Much loved father and father-in-law of Prue and Tim Sandall, David and Maren Kennington and Grandy of Patience and Michael Gunn, James and Kate Sandall; George and Hugh Kennington; and Great-Grandad (“Old Grandy”) of Wilbur and Archie Gunn. Loved brother of Jean and Ross. Messages to 231 Weld Street Blenheim 7201 or www.cloudybayfunerals.co.nz... In accordance with Lawrence’s wishes, a private cremation has taken place with a Memorial service to be held at the Springlands Chapel, Cloudy Bay Funeral Services, 15 Boyce Street, Blenheim, on Monday, September 28, at 11.00am.

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CASWELL, Waireka (formerly Manning)

3.10.1925 — 23.9.2020
Peacefully at home in Masterton. Beloved wife of Bruce Charles. Wai will lay at home 63 South Belt, Masterton, the funeral will be at home on Saturday, September 26 at 11.00am, followed by burial at Riverside Park Lawn Cemetery.
Wairarapa Funeral Services
www.wairarapafunerals.co.nz...
FDANZ, Masterton

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STOKOE, Raewyn Jeanette(nee Gordon)

9 October 1945 —
23 September 2020
Unexpectedly at home. Dearly loved wife of the late Luckie. Loving Mum of Karen and Vaughan, Philip and Linda, and Kristina and Shaun. Awesome Nana of Cameron and Lucy, Ryan and Olivia, and Troy; Aaron, Teine, Claire and Ryan, and Patrick; Charlotte, Hannah, and James. Cherished sister of Brian and Sue, Jim (deceased), Murray and Jocelyn, and Desley and Gary. Messages to the Stokoe family may be left on Raewyn’s tribute page at eagars.co.nz/raewyn. In preference to flowers, please consider a donation to the New Plymouth Lioness Club which may be left at the service. A farewell service for Raewyn will be held at Eagar’s Te Henui Chapel, 174 Lemon Street, New Plymouth, on Monday 28 September 2020 at 10.30am, followed by her burial at Awanui Cemetery. For those unable to attend, Raewyn’s service will be live streamed to her tribute page.

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TODD, Helen Blanche(nee Palmer)

Peacefully at Hillview Home, Te Kuiti, on Thursday 24th September 2020. Now with Andrew. Dearly loved wife of the late Andrew. Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Laura and Peter, Simon and Mary. A funeral service will be held to celebrate Helen’s life at St Luke’s Anglican Church, Te Kuiti, on Tuesday 29th September at 1.00pm, followed by an interment at Te Kuiti Cemetery. The Todd family are grateful for the care and love Dr Elly and staff at Hillview gave to their Mum during her time there. Donations to Hillview Home would be appreciated by the family and left at the service. All communications to Todd Family, c/- PO Box 241, Te Kuiti 3940.
In the care of
V J Williams & Sons FDANZ

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LOADER, Bruce Godfrey

Passed away peacefully on September 23, 2020. Loved father of Michelle Loader and Adam Loader. Loved Grandfather to Tahlia Hemi, Ashly Hemi, Katelyn Loader, and Jayden Loader. Loved great-Grandfather of Nevaeh George. Messages can be sent to Bruce’s family, c/- 164 Tahunanui Drive, Nelson 7011. A funeral service for Bruce will be held in the Shone and Shirley Chapel, 164 Tahunanui Drive, Nelson, on Saturday, September 26, at 11.00am.

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KERRISK, Nancy Olive(nee McDonald)

Peacefully at Tainui Village Rest Home on Wednesday 23rd September 2020. Dearly loved wife of the late Gordon. Cherished mother of Hazel and John (Perth), Alan (New Plymouth), and Neil and Denise (Fremantle). Much loved Gran of Renee and Alex, Ruby, Robert, Stephanie, and Great-Gran to Nieko. All messages to "The Kerrisk family", c/- PO Box 4016, New Plymouth 4340, or online at wabraham.co.nz/notices. Special thanks to the wonderful nursing staff at Tainui Village. A service for Nancy will be held at the Holy Trinity Anglican Church, 12 Henui Street, Strandon, New Plymouth, on Monday 28th September 2020 at 2.00pm, followed by a private cremation.

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