Death Notices

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Recent Notices in New Zealand

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MAHER, WilliamPatrick (Bill) (WP)

Passed away peacefully in Wellington on October 12, 2018. Aged 94 years. Loved son of the late William (Buster) and Henrietta (Hetty). Much loved husband of 62 years to the late Patricia Mary. Treasured father and father-in-law to Kerry and Mary Ann, the late Kevin and Anne, and Julie. Loved “Da” to his grandchildren Patrick, Anthony, Kate, Bridget, Natalie, Juliette and Nick, and “Great Da” to Harry, Charlie, Emma, Callum, Ava, Ellie and Emily. A friend to many. Our thanks go to the many wonderful medical professionals and caregivers who gave Dad comfort over the past few difficult months. He has taken his last tour and flown his last flight. He is now in God’s hands. Messages to the family may be left in Bill’s tribute book at www.tributes.co.nz... or posted c/- PO Box 14-366, Kilbirnie 6241. A vigil service will be held for Bill at 7.00pm on Wednesday, October 17, and Funeral Mass at 1.30pm on Thursday, October 18, both at St Mary Of The Angels, 17 Boulcott Street, Wellington.
Sectare Fidem.

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BALL, Gwendoline Amy

Passed away peacefully in the presence of her loving family, at the age of 93, at the Golden Bay Community Health on October 12, 2018. Beloved wife of the late Pip Ball. Dearly loved mother of Graham and Michelle of Takaka, Sharon and Stewart Harris of Richmond, and Lyn Lee of Australia, and of Suzanne, (deceased). Adored Grandmother of 9 grandchildren, special Great-Grandmother to 21, and Great-Great-Grandmother to to 3 little ones, all of whom brought her great joy. A funeral service will be held graveside, at the Rototai Cemetery in Takaka, on Tuesday, October 16, at 1.00pm, to celebrate Gwen’s life, to be followed by afternoon tea at the Senior Citizen’s Hall, Takaka.

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FARKAS, Judit Marian

Passed away peacefully at Wellington Hospital on Friday, October 12, 2018. Wife of the late Dezsö, mother of Tom (deceased) and Andrea, grandmother of Jakab, Isabella, David, Alexandra, Elisabeth and Juliet. A private cremation has taken place. No flowers please. Thank you to all who lovingly supported her at the end of her life.
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FDANZ Tel. 385 0745
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LILLY, Burnice June

Peacefully on Saturday, October 13, 2018, at Christchurch Hospital. Ever loving cherished soulmate of Barry. Dearly loved mother of Belinda and Brendon. Much loved and caring mother-in-law of Karen and Andrew. Ever loving nana of Deon and Emma and John. Great-nana of Meadow, Annabelle, Joshua and the late Cash. Loved daughter of the late William (Bill) and Effie Ede. Loved sister and sister-in-law of Valerie and the late Alan Bryant. Messages c/- the Lilly family to PO Box 35046, Christchurch 8640. A graveside service will be held at the Kaiapoi Cemetery, Kaiapoi, on Thursday, October 18, at 11.00am.
“Sunshine passes, shadows fall, but love and memories outlast them all.”

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McKEE, Amelia (Amy)

On October 13, 2018, peacefully at Ngaio Marsh Hospital, in her 90th year. Loved wife of the late Danny, much loved mum and mother-in-law of William (deceased) and Linda, Danielle and Ian, Martin and Marya, Brian and Rose, Stephen and Bec, Peter and Dee, devoted grandma of Daniel, Elise, Joshua (deceased), and Andrew; Rachel and Sam; Cheyenne and Kimba; Thomas and Jaimee; Toby and Coco; Emerson, Brooke and Levi. Great-grandmother of Sloane. Loved by her surviving sisters Eileen and Eveline.
‘At home with her Lord’
Many thanks to all of the staff of Ngaio Marsh Rest Home and Papanui Medical Centre for their exemplary care of Amy. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Amy McKee, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. At Amy’s request a private service will be held.

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BROUGHTON, Hore

Peacefully passed away on Friday, October 12, 2018, aged 80 years, at Palmerston North Hospital. Hore is survived by Lola Broughton, children and mokopuna. He will lie in state at Wai o Turi Marae in Patea from Sunday until Tuesday morning where he will be moved to Ohinemutu Marae and laid to rest at 11.30am.
Lost but never forgotten

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FELGATE, Frederick John (Fred)

At home on Friday, October 12, 2018, aged 86 years. Dearly loved husband and soulmate of Sheila, and cherished father and father-in-law of Ian and Suthon, Helen Smith, and Lucy and Mike McGillen. Devoted Granddad of Nick, and Ken; Terry, and Krystle; and Tim and Abbey, and loved great-granddad of his grandchildren. Donations to the Cancer Society of Timaru would be appreciated and may be left at the service. Messages to

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MARSHALL, Barry Henry

On October 12, 2018, after a courageous battle our darling man passed away at his home with his loving family around him, aged 72 years. Dearly loved husband and best friend of Joyce. Dearly loved father and father-in-law of Wayne and Sharon, Joanne and Greg Baker, Darren and Lucia. Awesome Grandad and Great-Grandad of Juanita, Nicole, Cody, Marcos, Aaron, Jenson, Kaia, Jackson, Kayde and Paislee. Messages to 5A Linton Street, Blenheim 7201.
Those we love don’t go away,
They walk beside us every day.
Unseen, unheard but always near,
Still loved and missed and very dear.
A Celebration of Barry’s life will be held at the Springlands Chapel, Cloudy Bay Funeral Services, 15 Boyce Street, Blenheim, on Thursday, October 18, at 1.30pm, followed by private cremation at the Cloudy Bay Crematorium.

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NIKOLAJENKO, Nadia

On 12th October 2018, peacefully; aged 94. Loved wife of the late George. Beloved and adored mother of Paul and Lois, Peter and Raywene, Susan and Ossie, Nanna of 5 grandchildren, and great-Nanna of 10 great-grandchildren.
‘Forever in our hearts.’
Requiem Mass will be celebrated at St Columbkille Catholic Church, 134 Vogel Street, Woodville, at 1.30pm, on Friday, 19th October 2018, followed by interment at Woodville Lawn Cemetery.

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HARRIS, Arthur Bernard Morgan (Bernie)

Finally at rest. On Saturday, October 13, 2018, peacefully at Edith Cavell Lifecare, aged 94 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Esme. Loved father and father-in-law of Judith and Chris, and Bruce and Sandra. A much loved grandad of Kerryn and Gene, Simon and Wendy, Megan and Juliano, Kate and Macca, and Emma and Mark. Great-grandad of Sophie, Oliver, Annabelle, Arthur, Molly, Willow, Ruby, and wee Macca. Special thanks to the wonderful staff at Edith Cavell Lifecare for their love and care of Bernie. Messages may be addressed to the Harris family C/- 19 London Street, Christchurch 8013. Garden flowers only by request. A Memorial Service to Celebrate Bernie’s life will be held in the John Rhind Chapel, entry from London and Whitmore Streets, Richmond, on Wednesday, October 17, at 10.00am.

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ROBINSON, Judith Mary

Peacefully at Kohatu Rest Home on Saturday 13 October 2018. Aged 78. Dearly loved wife of Don. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Michael (dec), Graeme and Angela, Andrew and Meg, Brendan and Christine. Special Nana Judy of her only grandchild Alice. Messages to 63 Blake Street, Waitara. A service to celebrate Judith’s life is to be held at St John’s Anglican Church, Domett Street, Waitara, on Wednesday 17 October 2018, at 1.00pm, to be followed by interment in Waitara Cemetery.

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COX, Paul Ralph

Passed away peacefully at his home on Saturday, October 13, 2018. Loved partner and best friend of Rien, and Dougal the dog, loved son of Clara and the late Bill Cox, dearly loved by Marilyn and David, Caroline, Anna and Jason, Rachel and Russell, and Michael and Miranda, indulgent and much missed great-uncle of Dylan, Lucas, Olivia; Caden, Charlie; Grace, and Thomas. Paul wishes to acknowledge and thank all his friends, and the health professionals who have been there for him on this journey. Messages c/- Westland Funeral Services, PO Box 417, Greymouth 7840. As per Paul’s wishes a private cremation has taken place.

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PATON, Russell George

On 14th October 2018, peacefully at Waikato Hospital, surrounded by family. Aged 71 years. Loved husband and mate of Cyrilla for 51 years. Beloved Dad of Sharyn, Daryll and Jo. Loved father-in-law of Neil, Shelley and Craig. Much loved and special Poppa of Rachel and Josh, Alice and Michael, Grace and Jakob; Georgia, Jade and Matthew; Dylan, Ben and Samara. Funeral details to follow. Communications c/- Broadway Funeral Home, Short Street, Matamata 3400 (FDANZ).

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CLARKE, Lorna Margaret (nee Putt)

Eldest daughter of the late Alma and Ethel Putt. Loved sister and sister-in-law of Colin and Myrtle Putt, Nola and Graham Morris, Sylvia and Bob McGuire (Napier).
A brave fighter to the end. God Bless.

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TIPPEN, Roger Keith

Peacefully in the wonderful care of Hospice Southland on Sunday, October 14, 2018, aged 80 years. Dearly loved husband of Pat. Loved father, father-in-law and Gramps of Christine and Nigel, Thomas, William, and Katherine Edwards; Matthew and Rosina, Olivia, and Sam Tippen (CHC); Damian Tippen; Stephen and Juliet, Lillian, and Jack Tippen (CHC). Loved brother and brother-in-law of Jefferie and Maureen Tippen, Noeline George, Julie* and Gerald Herron, Valerie and David* Collins, Denise Cairns, Neil Hogan, Marie and Dennis Kean, and Brian* Hogan. A loved uncle of all his nieces and nephews. A cherished and respected friend of the Sacred Heart Church community. A Requiem Mass to celebrate Roger’s life will be held in the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, North Road, Invercargill on Thursday, October 18, at 10.30am, the service will conclude with the burial at the Eastern Cemetery. The Rosary will be recited at 728 North Road, Invercargill on Wednesday, October 17, at 7.00pm. In lieu of flowers, donations to Motor Neurone Disease Association would be appreciated and may be left at the service. Messages to 728 North Road, Lorneville, 6 RD, Invercargill 9876.

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