Death Notices

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Recent Notices in New Zealand

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HOUNSELL, Jack

On Friday, April 13, 2018, peacefully at Ashwood Park Retirement Village. In his 94th year. Dearly loved husband of the late Bessie, much loved and respected father and father-in-law of Kathleen and the late Alan Dearnley (Wakefield), Kevin and Marilyn (Christchurch), the late Graham, and Judy Webb. Loved Grandad Jack of the late baby Ryan Graham, Cara, the late Ryan Paul; Jonathan and Chantelle; Keryn and Philippa; Jayden, Shikylah, Kylen and Alanni; Julie-Anne, Kelsie, and Reagan. Many thanks to the staff at Ashwood Park Retirement Village for their compassionate and loving care of Jack. Also to Dr Victoria Samuels for her care and support. Messages may be sent to 1/126 Charles Street, Blenheim 7201. A funeral service for Jack will be held at the Mayfield Chapel, cnr Hutcheson and Parker Streets, at 1.00pm on Wednesday, April 18, followed by interment at Fairhall Cemetery.

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CURRIE, Mavis Theresa (Tib)

19.07.1923 — 13.04.2018
Slept away peacefully on April 13, 2018. Dearly loved wife of the late Lyndon and loved mother and mother-in-law of Gail and the late Keith Hughes. Treasured Nannie of Syanne and Richard de Waard, Lyndal and Roddy Bennett and Jonathan Hughes. Great-Nannie of Danielle and Keyarn Saba, Nick and Campbell de Waard, Alex and George Bennett. Messages to the Currie family, c/- PO Box 4016, New Plymouth. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Blind Foundation would be appreciated. A celebration of Mavis' life will be held in the Chapel Of W. Abraham, 366 Devon St East, New Plymouth, on Wednesday, April 18, at 2.00pm. Private cremation.

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MOORE, Roland

Suddenly at home on 8 April 2018, aged 89. Loved father of Kathy, David, Sharon, Stephen, and Atos the dog. Also loved grandfather to many wonderful grandchildren. Messages may be sent to the family, c/- 306 Willis St, Wellington 6011. His funeral will be held at Lychgate Funeral Home Chapel, cnr Willis and Aro Streets, Wellington (parking off Aro St.) at 10.00am on Thursday 19 April, followed by private cremation.
Lychgate Funerals
FDANZ Tel. 385 0745
www.lychgate.co.nz...

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McCLINTOCK, Jean

Peacefully at Summerset Falls Care Centre, Warkworth, on Friday, 13th April 2018; aged 91 years. Beloved wife of the late Lindsay, mother and mother-in-law of Kevin and Linda, Alan and Jane, Brian and Sue, Mark and Shamilla, Jeffery and Lisa. Loved grandmother and great-grandmother. The funeral service will be held at the chapel of Jason Morrison Funeral Services, 24 Whitaker Road, Warkworth, on Friday, 20th April 2018 at 11.00am, followed by private cremation. In lieu of flowers the family have requested donations be directed to Warkworth/Wellsford Hospice, PO Box 517, Warkworth 0941.
Jason Morrison
Funeral Services
FDANZ Warkworth

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YATES, James Frederick (Fred)

On April 13, 2018, suddenly taken from us; aged 90 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Shirley for 66 years. Loving father and father-in-law of Gary & Robyn, Julie & Brent (dec), Lisa & Josh. Treasured Grandad of Sara, Vanessa, Mark, Amy, Emma, and Great-Grandad of Olivia, Logan, Mya and Riley. In lieu of flowers, donations to the NZ Foundation of the Blind would be appreciated and may be left at the service or posted to Private Bag 99941, Newmarket, Auckland 1149. A service for Fred will be held in Kingswood, Cnr King & Cairo Streets, Upper Hutt, on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at 2.00pm, followed by interment at Akatarawa Cemetery. All messages to "the Yates family", C/- PO Box 30 127, Lower Hutt 5040.

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BUCHANAN, Phyllis Mary

13 April 2018 passed away peacefully surrounded by family after a short illness. Loved wife of Jack, loved mum of Bruce and Paula, Sandra and Hamish. Loved grandma of Chloe and Dylan. Dearly loved sister, sister-in-law, aunty, and niece. A service for Phyllis will be held at Te Mata Hall, Te Mata, on Thursday, 19 April 2018 at 1.00pm, followed by burial at the Te Mata Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations preferred to St John Ambulance Association, Private Bag 3215, Hamilton 3240, or these may be left at the service. All communications to the Buchanan family C/- PO Box 5523, Frankton, Hamilton 3242.

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MEYER, Gregory James (Greg)

On April 12, 2018, suddenly in Wellington Hospital ICU. Much loved son of the late Morrie and Betty Meyer. Loved brother of Barb, Linda (dec) Doug, Bernie and Warren. Best friend of Christine (Masterton). Best mate of Marley dog. Greg’s family with to thank the Wellington Free Ambulance, Wairarapa Hospital and Wellington Hospital Medical staff for their devoted care and attention to Greg in his last hours. Messages may be sent c/- PO Box 460, Masterton 5840. A celebration of Greg’s life will be held in Wairarapa Funeral Services Chapel, 35-37 Lincoln Road, Masterton, on Monday, April 23, 2018, at 1.00pm, followed by private cremation.
Wairarapa Funeral Services
www.wairarapafunerals.co.nz...
FDANZ, Masterton

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PAYNE, James Edward Quigley (Jim)

Passed away peacefully on 13.04.2018 after an ongoing battle. Loved father of Merran and Angela. Grandad of Amanda, Steven, Meghann and Lee. Great-grandad of 2. Loved brother of 12. Service will be held for Jim at Simply Cremations, Te Rapa, Hamilton at 1.00pm on Monday 16th April 2018.

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DENSEM, Denise Margaret (nee Chaney)

On April 13 at Diana Isaac Rest Home. Much loved youngest daughter of the late Sidney and Joyce Chaney. Loved, courageous (and sometimes outrageous) respected sister and sister-in-law of Marion and Gary Butler, Sandra and Ray Drayton, Vivienne and Bryan Blakie, the late Christine and Terry Mcvicar, and Stuart Chaney. Much loved auntie Denise/Dinny of Michael and Rebecca Butler, Jason, Matthew and Tracey May, Andrew, Karl and Natasha Blakie, and Julia and Stephanie Chaney. Loved and respected ex sister-in-law of Annette Chaney and Jeff May.
Denise will be forever remembered in hearts and minds

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RITSTIER, Hein (Henk)

On Wednesday, April 11, 2018, unexpectedly at home; aged 85 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Corry, much loved father and father-in-law of Ineke and Malcolm, loved Opa of Ange and Daniel, Kelly and Rhys, and Nick, loved Opa Henk of Kaden and Demi, dearly loved brother of Nel, Ome Henkie of Hans and Ronald and their extended families. In lieu of flowers donations to the Heart Foundation would be appreciated and may be made at the service. Messages to the Ritstier family, c/- PO Box 111-01, Christchurch 8443. The Funeral Service for Henk will be held in the Academy Funeral Services Chapel, 65 Main South Road, Upper Riccarton, Tomorrow (Tuesday), at 2.30pm.

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WEAVERS, Desmond John (Des)

37829 1st BN NZ Regiment Malaya 1957-1959. Peacefully at Bupa Ascot on 15 April 2018. In his 90th year. Dearly loved husband of Erena. Much loved father and father-in-law of Clayton and Rachelle. Loved grandad Des of Kurt and Carley. A loved and respected friend to many. Messages to 48 Norwood Street, Invercargill 9812. The friends of Des are respectfully informed that his funeral service will be held at J Fraser and Sons, Cnr Esk and Doon Sts, Invercargill, on Wednesday 18 April 2018, commencing at 11.00am. His interment will follow at the Eastern Cemetery.
Respectfully cared for by
J Fraser & Sons Ltd
F.D.A.N.Z.
www.frasersfunerals.co.nz...

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GREEN, Charles Henry Tucker (Tuck)

Passed away peacefully on Friday, April 13, 2018, at his home in Kaikoura, in his 73rd year. Dearly loved husband of Deb. Much loved father, grandfather, uncle and friend. Tuck will be resting at home in Kaikoura and then laid to rest in Christchurch, on Tuesday, April 17, 2018, at 2.00pm.

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CRABTREE, Marjorie Anne

Passed away peacefully, aged 85, on 14th April 2018 at The Mary Potter Hospice, after a courageous battle. Dearly loved youngest daughter of Albert and Gwendoline Tinham. Adored twin sister of Joan Klaphake. Dearly loved wife of the late Ronald Crabtree. Devoted mother of Steven, Philip and Paul. Grandmother of Jennifer, Ryan, Alysha, Nicole and Ben. Great-Grandmother of Ella, Zephyr, Ivy and Mischa. Treasured Aunt of John, Elizabeth, Marilyn and Andrea and Families.
A friend to many, loved by allIn lieu of flowers, donations to either The Mary Potter Hospice, PO Box 7442, Wellington South 6242, or The Wellington Free Ambulance, PO Box 601, Wellington 6140 would be appreciated and may also be left at the service. Messages for Marjorie’s family may be left in her online tribute book at www.tributes.co.nz... or may be posted c/- 4 Moorefield Rd, Johnsonville 6037. Please join her family in a commemoration of her life at The Guardian Funeral Home Chapel, 4 Moorefield Rd, Johnsonville, at 2.00pm on Thursday 19th April followed by private cremation.

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POAD, Susan Margaret (Sue)

Peacefully, at Riverside Care Home, on Thursday, April 12, 2018. Dearly loved wife of David. Loved Mum and mother-in-law of Berwyck and Felicity, and Lydia. Loved Grandma of Sarah and Nicole. Loved sister and sister-in-law of Gerald (deceased) and Phyllis, Anthea and George (all of Leeds, U.K). Messages to ‘The Poad family’, c/- PO Box 4016, New Plymouth. In lieu of flowers, any donations to Alzheimer's Taranaki would be appreciated. A celebration of Sue's life will be held in the Chapel of W. Abraham, 366 Devon Street East, New Plymouth, on Wednesday, April 18 at 10.00am. Private cremation.

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INWOOD, Francis Henry (Frank)

Passed away peacefully Saturday, April 14, 2018, at Woodlands Rest Home, in his 86th year. Dearly loved husband of Lois, loved father and father-in-law of Mike and Tania. Treasured Poppy of Shinade and husband Todd. Loved Great-Grandpop to Tahla-Jay and Arlo. Loved brother and brother-in-law of Mary, Tony and Val, Beverly and Bud, Speed and Jean. Cherished Pop and friend of Kelly, Jody, Tui, and their families. In lieu of flowers please donate to the Cancer Society. A celebration of Frank’s life will be held at Motueka RSA, April 18, 2018, at 2.00pm, followed by an interment at the Motueka Cemetery.

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