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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MOORE, Noeleen Joyce

Passed away peacefully on Sunday 12 September 2021 at Aparangi Rest Home, Te Kauwhata, with her loving family by her side. Dearly loved wife of the late Doug for 74 years. Loved and respected mother and mother-in-law of Bev and Peter Davies; Lionel and Janice; Mike and Ally; Kev and Trish; and Raewyn and Dave Curtis. Loved Nana to all her grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Due to covid-19 restrictions a private service for Noeleen has been held. Messages can be sent to the Moore family, c/- PO Box 276 Hamilton 3240.

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BURTON, Gary Barwell

Fondly remembered and respected by the Savage Family

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MIKAERE, Wiremu (William) ‘Sonny’ Wharetutu

9 March 1939 –
14 September 2021
Aged 82 years. Son of Perenara (Buck) & Kahoki (Pipo) Mikaere. Cherished tuakana of Witariana (dec), Waikowhai (dec), Alec, Hohepa, Parehuia, Rawe and Rangiatuhi. Eternal strength of his wife Josephine (nee McEwan). Father of Kekua, Monique, Logan, Dion, Rachel, Kirikowhai, Erena and Terewai (dec). Treasured friend. Adored Uncle to many nieces and nephews and loved Koro of his many grandchildren, great & great-great-grandchildren. Tangihanga to be held at Apumoana Marae from Thursday 16 September 2021. Service will be at 11.00am, 18 September 2021, before Dad returns to his loving Kui for burial at Te Whakautupaoa.

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VIVIAN, Victoria

Our darling Victoria (Tot) passed away in a tragic car accident last week. We are still in shock, disbelief and absolutely heartbroken, and struggling to accept that your young life has come to such an abrupt end, right as you were embracing your independence. Rest softly our darling Tot, stretch your wings and fly with the angels. Until we meet again, Dad (Glen), Sister (Olivia), Gran (Lynn) and the family. Huge appreciation for the outpouring love and support from friends and family who have been so kind at this incredibly difficult time.

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DULCIE, Yvonne Davis (nee Bailey)

Passed peacefully at Masonic Court Rest Home in Palmerston North on Monday, September 13, 2021 at 90 years of age. Dulcie was the beloved wife of the late Bob (Robert), adored mother to the late Allan, Jo-Anne and David Adamson, much loved Nana to her grandchildren the late Robert, Alana, Michael and Leigh-Ann, and her great-grandchildren Bryce and William.
Forever loved
and in our hearts.
A private family only ceremony will be held Friday 17th September. Condolences can be sent to

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LEE, Lois Mary Jean

Peacefully after a courageous battle at Hospice Whanganui, on Wednesday 15 September 2021, aged 72 years. Loved partner of Peter. Much loved Mum of Michael, and Colleen. Loving Nana to Tyson, Nirvana, Shayne, Darcy, and Cameron, and great-nana to Mylah. Step-mum to Rex, Julie, Jason, and Michelle, and nana to all her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Special friend and sister-in-law to Betty and Tama.
Now in the arms of the Lord.
Our sincere thanks to Hospice Whanganui for their exceptional care of Lois. In accordance with the family’s wishes, a private cremation will take place. A Memorial Service will be advertised at a later date.
Dempsey & Forrest
Locally Owned

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MIKAERE, Wiremu (William) "Sonny" Wharetutu

9 March 1939 —
14 September 2021
Aged 82 years. Son of Perenara (Buck) and Kahoki (Pipo) Mikaere. Cherished tuakana of Witariana (deceased), Waikowhai (deceased), Alec, Hohepa, Parehuia, Rawe and Rangiatuhi. Eternal strength of his wife Josephine (nee McEwan). Father of Kekua, Monique, Logan, Dion, Rachel, Kirikowhai, Erena and Terewai (deceased). Treasured friend. Adored Uncle to many nieces and nephews and loved Koro of his many grandchildren, great and great-great-grandchildren. Tangihanga to be held at Apumoana Marae from Thursday 16 September 2021. Service will be 11.00am, 18 September 2021, before Dad returns to his loving Kui for burial at Te Whakautupaoa.

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SLOSS, Robert Henry (J.P.)

On September 14, 2021, at Burwood Hospital. Beloved husband of Jill, dearly loved father and father-in-law of Nicky and Don, Belinda, Anna and Christopher, much loved granddad of Rebecca, and Sam; James, Kate, and William; and Olivia, Henry, and Ben. A private service is to be held.

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MORGAN, John Allan

On 12 September 2021, passed away suddenly at home, aged 51 years. Dearly loved son of John and the late Naomi. Loving brother and brother-in-law to Danny, Grant and Lisa, Liz and Fee. Much loved uncle of James, Grace and Ella.
He will be sorely
missed by all.
Messages to the Morgan family may be left in John’s tribute book at www.tributes.co.nz... or posted c/- PO Box 14-366, Kilbirnie 6241. Due to Covid-19 level 2 restrictions, a small private service will be held.

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BEVAN, Peter Raymond

Of Feilding, passed away suddenly at home on Tuesday 14 September 2021. Aged 81 years. Loved partner of the late Ollie. Treasured Dad of Ann and Bryan McArthur (Western Australia), Michael, Jacqueline and Graeme Sharp, and loved step-daughter of Noeleen (Mihi) and Michael. Loving Grandad and Great- Grandad to all his grandchildren. Loved by his extended family and friends. Messages to the Bevan family, C/- 280 Kimbolton Road, Feilding 4702. A service for Peter will be held on Saturday 18 September 2021 at the Feilding Funeral Chapel, 282 Kimbolton Road, Feilding, at 1.30pm. Due to Covid-19 restrictions seating will be restricted to 50.
NZIFH

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BICKNELL, James Alan (Jim)

9.9.1934 formerly of Papawai, Greytown. On September 10, 2021 peacefully after a short illness. Thank you to the staff at Roseneath Dementia Unit. Private cremation has been held. Any messages c/- Rosewood, PO Box 2955, Masterton 5842.

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COOPER, Mary Moana(nee Chapman)

On 14 September 2021 Mary passed away peacefully at The Lodge, Parkwood. Aged 91 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Ronald. Loving mother and mother-in-law of Lynley and Kevin Bootten, Rhonda Singleton and Peter Blakeman, Murray and Angela Cooper and Kerry and Trudie Cooper. Loving Nana to Joanne, Nicole, Campbell and the late Tracey, Kirsty-Anne, Monica and Peter-John, Rebecca and Emma, Elise, Georgia and Jed. Doting Great Nana of Levi, Brock and Makenzy, Carter and Lincoln, Morgan, Camryn and Marshall, William, Thomas and Samuel, Isla and Margot and Grace. Loved daughter of the late Thomas and Winifred Chapman, loved sister and sister-in-law of Sir George and the late Lady Chapman. The rosary will be recited at St Mary’s Church, 4 Convent Road, õtaki on Thursday 16 September at 5.00pm. Requiem Mass will be celebrated for Mary at the Church on Friday 17 September at 10.00am. Due to Covid restrictions, physical attendance at Mass is by invitation. You are invited to watch Mass by live stream. Please email kerryco69@yahoo.co.nz
to request the link. Special thanks to the staff at The Lodge for their care and devotion of Mary.

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SHEEHAN, Constance Katherine

Passed away peacefully on Friday, 13 August 2021, aged 89 years. Much loved sister of Bart, Gerard and Mary (all deceased), sister-in-law of Kathleen. Loved aunt of Patrick and Kay, Mary and John Farrell, Carmel, Ben and Joanne, Jacki and Chris. Great-aunt of Gerard and Nicole Farrell, Julia, Katie and Mike White, Rosemary Sheehan, Madison and Caleb Sheehan, Poppy Farrell. At Constance’s request a private family service has been held.
Lychgate Funerals
FDANZ 385 0745
www.lychgate.co.nz...

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SMITH, Shirley Madge

Passed away peacefully on Friday 10th September 2021, aged 86 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Alexander Gordon Smith. Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Stewart & Julie, Phillipa, and Sandra. Adored Nana of Adam, Fraser, Jordan & Kerie, Mitchell & Narelle, Tayla and Jaime. Treasured Great-Nana Shirley to Parker, Brynley, Hadley & Monty. All messages to the Smith family, C/- PO Box 4016, New Plymouth, or online at wabraham.co.nz A private family service for Shirley has been held. Shirley’s ashes will be laid to rest at Te Henui Cemetery in memorial at a later date.

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WILLIAMS, Herbert Noel

Passed away peacefully on September 10, 2021. Dearly loved son of the late Mavis and Bert, much loved brother, brother-in-law, uncle and friend to many. Messages to the Williams family, C/- PO Box 31300, Ilam 8444. Due to covid 19 a private family service has been held. A memorial service to celebrate Herb’s life will be held in Westport at a date to be advised.

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