Death Notices

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CLARKE, Louise Pipiriana (nee Naera)

Beloved daughter of the late Whetu and Mary Naera of Waimamaku; wife and best mate of Shaun; much loved Mum of Jessica and Samuel; adored sister of Agnes, Mary, Charlie, Steven and Hoani; whangai Mum and cherished Aunty to many. We will miss this wonderful woman, taken too soon but not before leaving her legacy as an RNZAF Flight Lieutenant; General Manager Manawatu provincial netball and Hokianga tourism; Te Reo Maori advocate; partner in Defence Diplomacy in Australia and India; event manager, organiser, coach and mentor. Louise will be resting at Te Whakamaharatanga Marae, Beach Road, Waimamaku Valley, South Hokianga, New Zealand, until her funeral service which will be held on Thursday 21 June 2018 (Service on the Marae at 10.00am, to be followed by interment at Beach Road Urupa).
Squire Funeral Services Ltd
Kaikohe/Kawakawa

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HAYDEN, Kevin Leonard

On June 18, 2018, peacefully at Hutt Hospital with his family at his side, aged 89 years. Dearly loved husband for 58 years of Yvonne. Dearly loved father and father-in-law of Brent and Eve, Michael, Lisa and Dean, Dominic and Gabrielle. Cherished grandad of Abbey and Rainer, and George; Amelia, Ruby, and Dominic; Wyllim, and Joel. A funny and cheeky uncle to all his nieces and nephews. We can only imagine the reunion with your beloved brothers, sisters and nephew that’s taking place right now. Special thanks to the staff at Manor Park Hospital and Dr Paul Rowan for the ongoing support to Yvonne and Kevin over the last 8 years. Special thanks also to the staff at the Medical Ward Hutt Hospital for their loving care shown to Kevin and family. In lieu of flowers donations to Alzheimer’s Wellington would be appreciated and may be left online, at the Mass or posted to PO Box 39-393, Wellington Mail Centre. Requiem Mass for Kevin will be held in St Martin de Porres Catholic Church, Park Avenue, Avalon, Lower Hutt, on Friday, June 22, 2018, at 11.00am, and thereafter private cremation at Akatarawa. All messages to the “Hayden family” c/- PO Box 30-127, Lower Hutt 5040.

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VOGELS, Johannus Paulus (John) (Pap)

Died peacefully at aged 83 years on June 17, 2018, in the care of Waihi Hospital. He will be missed by his wife Anna, his 7 children and their partners, his grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and extended family. A service to celebrate John's life will be held at Waihi Beach RSA, Beach Road, Waihi Beach, on Friday June 22 at 11.00am followed by private cremation. In lieu of flowers, donations to Waihi St John Ambulance would be appreciated or may be left at the service. Special thanks to the staff at Waihi Hospital for their wonderful care and support. Communications to the Vogels' family, C/- PO Box 108, Waihi 3641.

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TAYLOR, Lesley Gail (Gail) (nee Watson)

1950 — 2018
Aged 68 years. After a courageous battle, Gail passed away with her soulmate, Stewart by her side. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Darren and Jackalyn, Alena and Marian, Stacey and James. Daughter of Marj* and Jim* Watson. Sister and sister-in-law of Thelma and Frank*, Avice* and Jim*, Bev* and Stuart*, Daphne* and Lyn, Lynette* and Ti*, Marj and Arthur*, Janice* and Tai. Daughter-in-law of Marie* and Harry*. Sister-in-law to Vicky and Vic, Joanne and Trevor, Phillip and Kathy. Dearly beloved Grandmum of Danielle, Renee and Jase, Joshua, Tayla, Ryan, Mick, Blake. Great-grandmum to Lily, Jacob, Nico, Carter. Much loved Aunty to her many nieces and nephews. In accordance with Gail’s wishes, a small service has already been held. Messages to 62 Metzger Street, Invercargill 9812.
(*denotes deceased)

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TURNER, Ray McGregor

Peacefully at Waikiwi Gardens on June 18, 2018, aged 91 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Avice and much loved father and father-in-law of Raymond*, Gaynor*, Barry and Jan, and Stan and Karen. Loved grandad of Kirk, Phillip, Jeremy, Kayne, Leisa, Amy, Carmen, Corey, Rachel, Bradley and all his many great-grandchildren. A service to celebrate Ray’s life will be held in the Southland Crematorium, Rockdale Road, Invercargill, on Friday, June 22 at 11.00am. Messages to 292 West Plains School Road, RD 4, Invercargill 9874.
(*denotes deceased)

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GOWER, Mildred Mary (nee O’Connor)

Formerly of Normanby. Died in Hamilton. Aged 92 years Loved wife of the late Gordon Gower. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Margaret and Rob McVeagh, Vye and John Perrone, Charles and Caroline Gower, Lynne Gower, Alan Gower (deceased), Ralph Gower, Grant Gower, Sharyn and Philip Hardie. Much loved grandmother and great-grandmother. A service will be held in Hamilton. Communications may be sent to the Gower family c/- PO Box 4449, Hamilton East 3247.

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SMITH, Ngaire Eveline

Peacefully at Telford Rest Home on Monday 18 June 2018, aged 86. Loving wife of the late Des. Cherished mum of Susan, Robin, Brent, and Margaret and father-in-law of Laurie, Donna, Jane, and A.J. Treasured nanny of Jamie, Steven, Alex, Cole, Natasha, Turei, Clifton, Annabel, Joshua, Ngaire, Lee, Heta, Samantha, Johannes and their partners and children. In lieu of flowers donations to Hospice Taranaki may be left at the service. Ngaire will be at Margaret’s home at 766 Otaraoa Road, until her service on Friday. A service for Ngaire will be held at Waitara District Services & Citizens Club, Queen Street, Waitara, on Friday 22 June 2018 at 11.00am. Followed by burial at Waitara Cemetery.

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BOYLE, Eileen Mary Teresa

Born 16th April 1930. Passed away peacefully at Winara Retirement Village on Saturday 16th June 2018, aged 88 years. Dearly beloved wife of the late Peter Boyle. Eileen will be sadly missed by John and Sue, Kevin, Paul and Lisa, Edward, and also her grandchildren, Lauren, Adelle, Kelly, Peter, Teresa, Paul, Damian, and great-grandchildren, Seth and Albie. Remembered by Eileen’s nieces and nephews, friends and other family members. Remembering Mum’s brothers and sisters who have passed (Tim, Day, Marie, Shona, Patricia and Naomi). You will now all be together in peace. We also greatly appreciate and thank the entire staff at Winara Retirement Village for their wonderful care of Mum. In lieu of flowers, donations to www.dementiawellington.org.nz... would be greatly appreciated. The service to celebrate Eileen’s life will be held at Cedarwood, 17 Parata Street, Waikanae, this Thursday 21st June at 11.00am.
Waikanae Funeral Home
FDANZ Tel 04 2936844

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HEALING, Alan Harold

9.4.1928 — 18.6.2018
Loved by his family.
“Will be sadly missed.”
A service for Alan will be held at Atawhai Assisi Chapel, Matangi Road, Hamilton, on Wednesday, 20 June 2018, at 2.00pm. All communications to the Healing family C/- PO Box 5523, Frankton, Hamilton 3242.

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CHANDLER, Derek

On June 11, 2018, peacefully at Waikanae Lodge. Aged 85 years. Dearly loved husband and best friend of Mary. Much loved father and father-in-law of Michael & Leslie, Andrea & Andrew. Loved Grandad and Grandad Ham of Tory, Becky, and Rogan, and Great-grandfather of Tristan, Teddy and Callan. Loved uncle to all his nieces and nephews. A private family burial has been held.
Waikanae Funeral Home
Tel 04 2936844

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BREDIN, Ailsa Kathleen

Peacefully after a brief illness at Chalmers Home, New Plymouth, on June 12, 2018, aged 90 years. Loving wife of Lial, much missed by Andrew, Clyde, Mark, Eileen, Andrew, and Ella McLeod; Paul, Jo, and Jessica; Nigel, Brenda, and Henry. A private cremation service has been held.

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de HAIR, Maria TheresaWilmena (Mary)

Aged 90 years. On June 14, 2018, peacefully at Anthony Wilding Hospital, Dearly beloved wife of the late Theo, much loved mother of Bernie, Marg, Francis and Sharon and Chris. Loved Oma of James and Issy, Luke and Michael, Carlos, Jordon and Leory.
May she rest in peace
Special thanks to all the staff at Anthony Wilding for their love and care of Mary. Communications c/- PO Box 7244, Christchurch 8240. A Funeral Mass for Mary will be celebrated at Our Lady of Assumption Church, 170 Hoon Hay Rd, Christchurch, Tomorrow (Tuesday), at 11.00am, followed by private cremation.
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MUSSON, Ailsa Barbara

On June 16, 2018 peacefully at Diana Isaac Retirement Village, aged 84 years. Loved and treasured wife to Leo for 64 years. Much loved Mother of Glenys, Kay, Robert and Linda. Loved Nana of Safka, Chenae, Rosaria, Emma-Joy and Victoria and Great-Nana of Jayden, Rylan and wee Leo. Special thanks to the staff at Diana Isaac’s SCU and Hospital for their loving care. Messages may be addressed to the family c/- 19 London Street, Christchurch 8013. A Requiem Mass for Ailsa will be Celebrated at St Francis Of Assisi Catholic Church, 380 Innes Road, Mairehau, Christchurch, on Wednesday, June 20, at 11.00am.

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MITCHELL, Margaret Dawn

On June 15, 2018, peacefully at Parkstone; aged 60 years. Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Jason and Mandy, loved Grandma of Jayden, Courtney, Tewsdae and Devon, beloved sister and sister-in-law of Christine and Gordon, Murray and Joyce, Lynette and Michael, Beverley and Joe, Peter and Ranjeet, and Alan and Reda, loved aunty of all her nieces and nephews, and loved partner of Steve. Special thanks to the wonderful staff at Parkstone for their compassionate care and support of Margaret and her family. Messages to the Mitchell Family, c/- P O Box 111-01, Christchurch 8443. Margaret’s life will be celebrated in the Academy Funeral Services Chapel, 65 Main South Road, Upper Riccarton, on Wednesday, June 20, at 11.00am, followed by interment at Shands Road Cemetery.

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ILLINGWORTH, Pauleen Lorraine

On 15th June 2018, peacefully at home in Te Aroha. Aged 58 years. Loving wife and mate of Ross, and cherished Mum of David and Pip, and Stacey and the late Rock. Loved grandma of Mayson, Hope, Hayley, Katana, Niketa, Lakesha, Savanah and Sativah. A celebration of Pauleen’s life will be held at the RSA Clubrooms, Rewi Street, Te Aroha, on Wednesday 20th June at 10.30am, followed by private cremation. Donations in lieu of flowers are welcome for Hospice Waitako and may be left at the service or posted to PO Box 325, Waikato Mail Centre, Hamilton. Communications to 28 Clarke Ave, Te Aroha 3320. Broadway Funeral Home (Te Aroha). FDANZ.

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