Death Notices

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Recent Notices in New Zealand

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WILLIAMSON, Albert John (John)

On 24th February 2020, peacefully at home in the presence of family. Aged 76 years. Dearly loved husband of Mary. Father of Shona and Wayne (both Australia), son of the late Bertie and Ivy Williamson, and stepfather of Barrie and Grant. Loved nephew and mate of Norm and a loved ‘Jonno’, Grandfather and friend to many. Special thanks to Lizzy (Community Nurse) and Rhys (Paramedic) for their care and attention. In lieu of flowers a donation to the Arohanui Hospice, PO Box 5349, Palmerston North 4441, would be appreciated and may be left in the chapel foyer. A service for John will be held in the Richmond Chapel, Richmond Road, Carterton, on Friday 28th February 2020, at 2.00pm, followed by private cremation. Messages to the Williamson family C/- PO Box 185, Carterton 5743, or visit www.tributes.co.nz...

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ANDERSON, Christina Joyce

Passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on February 23, 2020, aged 89. Cherished wife of Hector for 66 loving years. Loved mother of Bryce and Jill, Stewart and Kathryn, Linley and Tony, Beverley and Humphrey. Special Grandma to 13 grandkids and Great-Grandma to 14. A celebration of Joy’s life will be held at 1.30pm, on Friday 28th February, at Tamahere Eventide Chapel, 621 SH1, Tamahere, Hamilton.

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NEILSON, Rodney John

Died at home on February 23, 2020, aged 90, after a long struggle. Reunited with his sweetheart Stella. Loved and respected father and father-in-law of Peter and Wendy, Chris and Leesa, Rosemary (dec) and Neville, Tessie, Matt and Sharon, Doug and Liz. Will be fondly and thankfully remembered by them and his 14 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.
At peace at last.

A service will be held Monday, March 2, at 1.00pm, at St Mary’s Church, 4 Convent Road, Otaki, followed by refreshments.

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SAUNDERS, Robert Bertram (Bob)

Passed away peacefully 24th February 2020 surrounded by his family. Dearly loved husband of Jan for 61 years, and father of Raewyn, Neil, Angela, Trevor, and Sheryl. Grandfather of 10 and great-grandfather of 2. A service will be held for Bob at 1.30pm on Thursday 27th February at Foxton RSA, followed by a private cremation.

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BELL, Linda Penney

Passed away peacefully at Christchurch Hospital on Sunday, February 23, 2020. Much loved daughter of the late Bill and Ivy, loved sister to Graham, Colin (deceased), Bev (deceased), Philippa, Peter, and Heather. Loved and missed by all her extended family and friends.
“A special thanks for the constant love and care shown to Linda by all her past and present caregivers.”
Messages may be addressed to the Bell family, C/- 19 London Street, Christchurch 8013. A Celebration of Linda’s life will be held in the St Silas Anglican Church, 237 Main North Road, Redwood, on Friday, February 28, at 2.00pm.

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GORDON, Rodney Philip (Rod)

On February 21, 2020, peacefully, aged 81 years. Dearly loved husband of Patti, and brother of David. Loved father of Christopher, Andrew and Sarah, respected and loved father in-law of Kylie and Paul, and loved uncle to Ben. Treasured Grandad Roddy to Lexi, Meg, William, Paige, Macca and Isla. Special thanks to the wonderful staff at Anthony Wilding Hospital who cared for Rod in his final days. Messages may be addressed to The Gordon Family C/- 4 Dennis Lane, Halswell 8025.
“Forever in our hearts and now at peace.”
A Private Cremation for Rod has been held.

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MAHONEY, Frank

3.7.1938 — 21.2.2020
Much loved and appreciated husband of June for 56 years. He was Tina and Leigh’s warm-hearted father and the best father-in-law to Rob and Scott. Known as “Grandad the Magnificent” to Callum, Gregory, Shamus and Lachlan. He was multi-talented and kind. He was a father and grandad who was always there for his family. A private family service has been held.
Waikanae Funeral Home
Tel 04 2936844

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WOOD, Yvonne Margaret

Peacefully on Saturday, February 22, 2020, in the company of family in Dunstan Hospital, aged 84 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Alex, loved mother and mother-in-law of Jenny and Ken Lyall, Pauline, Andrea and Neil Shearer, Karina and Jimmy Hastie. Loved Nana of Janet, Daniel; Blair; Rebecca, Oliver; Craig, Aaron and Andrew, great-grandmother of Eziekel and Hugh. Dearly loved sister and sister-in-law of Judy and Doug Willis and Kate Ramsey. In accordance with Yvonne’s wishes a private cremation has taken place. The family welcome friends and family to Yvonne’s home on Friday, February 28, at 2.00pm, to share memories, followed by afternoon tea. Thank you to the amazing staff at Dunstan Hospital and all those who cared for Yvonne. Messages to 15B Alta Place, Frankton, Queenstown 9300.

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MORA, Brian Charles

Passed away in Nazareth House, surrounded by family, on Tuesday, February 18, 2020, aged 86 years. Loved husband of Shirley (deceased), and Joy (deceased), much loved father and father-in-law of Peter and Irene, Heather and Graeme, Adele and Brett, and Sarndra and Roy, granddad of Jason, Jacqui, Charmaine, and Nathan; Crystal, and Jeremy; Cherie, Angelique, and Zarra; and Rebecca, Shaun; Renee, and Shania, and a much loved great-granddad and great-great-granddad, and a close friend of John, and Merrianne. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Brian Mora, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. In accordance with Brian’s wishes, a private service has been held.

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SILVESTER, Alec Henry

25.7.1930 — 24.2.2020
Alec passed away peacefully on Monday. Dearly loved and loving husband of Jocelyn. Treasured Dad of Noeline and David, and devoted Grandad to Nicole, Scott, Jared, Brayden and Ella. Loved and hugely respected by Alison, Thomas and Steffan. Twin to the late Warwick and cherished brother of his surviving siblings; Colin, Judy and Helen. Special brother-in-law, uncle and friend to many. A service for Alec will be held at The Hamilton Park Chapel, Morrinsville Road, Newstead, on Friday, 28th February 2020 at 1.00pm. Donations to Hospice Waikato would be appreciated and may be left at the service. All communications to the Silvester Family, C/- 3 Hallys Lane, Cambridge 3434.

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FEAVER, Valma Joy (Val)(nee Price)

On February 21, 2020, surrounded by her loving family, at Strathallan Life Care Village, Timaru; aged 91 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Gordon, loved mother and mother-in-law of Karen and Peter Nixon (Timaru), Kristin (Napier), Kent and Julie (Dunedin), amazing Grandma of Matthew, and Melanie; Amanda, and Emma; Michael, Matthew, and Lauren, great-grandma of Jayden, Marcus, Seb, Mika, Luke, Holly, and Maia, loved sister of Avis, and the late George, and Gwen. Val’s family would like to thank the staff at Lister Home (Waimate) for their loving care of Val, and the staff at Strathallan Life Care Village (Timaru) for becoming such a special part of her life. In accordance with Val’s wishes, a private family service has been held. Messages to 127 Bedford Street, St Clair, Dunedin 9012, or leave a message on Val’s page at www.tributes.co.nz...

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FEAVER, Valma Joy (Val) (nee Price)

On February 21, 2020, surrounded by her loving family, at Strathallan Life Care Village, Timaru; aged 91 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Gordon, loved mother and mother-in-law of Karen and Peter Nixon (Timaru), Kristin (Napier), Kent and Julie (Dunedin), amazing Grandma of Matthew, and Melanie; Amanda, and Emma; Michael, Matthew, and Lauren, great-grandma of Jayden, Marcus, Seb, Mika, Luke, Holly, and Maia, loved sister of Avis, and the late George, and Gwen. Val’s family would like to thank the staff at Lister Home (Waimate) for their loving care of Val, and the staff at Strathallan Life Care Village for becoming such a special part of her life. In accordance with Val’s wishes a private family service has been held. Messages to 127 Bedford Street, St Clair, Dunedin 9012, or leave a message on Val’s page at www.tributes.co.nz...

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CURRIE, Janet Elizabeth(nee Wilson)

Peacefully at Edith Cavell Village, Sumner, on February 22, 2020, aged 88. Dearly loved wife of the late Robin Currie. Much loved mother and mother-in-law of David, Duncan and Natalia, Jane and Michael, and Alastair, and special Ma to Genno; Treasured grandmother of Jason, Emma, Adam, Benji, Olivia and Joshua; Loved daughter of late Isaac and Maudie Wilson, sister of late Murray Wilson and sister-in-law of Grace Currie. Dearly loved and respected by her extended family, friends and colleagues.
She filled her life with love, always generous, full of hope and faith, with her adventurous and engaging spirit.
Many thanks to all the staff at Edith Cavell Village. Messages to the Currie family, c/- PO Box 26112, Christchurch 8148. In lieu of flowers, donations to World Vision would be appreciated
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HUTCHEON, James Alexander (Jim)

Died after a short stay in Waikato Hospital on 20th February 2020, aged 93 years. Beloved husband of the late Kath, father and father-in-law of the late Elizabeth, Jamie, Andrew and Nicola, and Ann and Ian Maul. Grundy to Michael, Emma, Rebecca, Samantha, Kieran, and Jaime. Great-grundy to Ella, Charlie, Kadie and Riley. A small private service has been held. However the family invites any of Jim’s extended family and friends to come have a cuppa with them at Jim’s Raglan home, between 10.00am and 2.00pm on Sunday, 1st March. All communications to the Hutcheon family, PO Box 137, Te Awamutu 3840.
Te Awamutu Funeral Services, FDANZ.

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