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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GRIFFIN, Norm

Passed away 10 August 2018. Loved husband of Margaret. Pop to Justin, Craig & Tania. Poppa to Reagan, David & Bridget, Emily, Scott and Great Poppa to Ava. A private cremation has taken place. In lieu of flowers, donations to Te Omanga Hospice, PO Box 30-814, Lower Hutt, would be appreciated.

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JOHNSTON, Elizabeth Dorward(Lizz, Betty)

17.04.1940 — 11.08.2018
Loved mother of Rebecca, Vanessa, and David (deceased), and Grandma to Jamie, Samantha, and Abigail. Sister to Maggie, Norma, and Jim. At rest with her beloved son David. Many thanks to the staff at Summerset for their kind and compassionate care. A service to celebrate Lizz's life will be held at Marsden House Funeral Home, 41 Nile Street, Nelson, on Thursday, August 16, 2018, at 2.00pm. No flowers by request, but donations to the Nelson SPCA in Lizz's memory would be appreciated and can be made at the service.

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DICKINSON, Deborah Marie (Debbie)

On August 12, 2018, at Christchurch Hospital. Dearly loved wife of the late Wayne. Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Jordan and Sammy, Corey, Sharlene and Jason and Kane. Loved Nana to her grandchildren. A loved daughter, sister and Aunty. Messages c/- the Dickinson family to PO Box 35046, Christchurch 8640. A celebration of Debbie’s life will be held at the Canterbury Crematorium Chapel, Linwood Avenue, on Thursday, August 16 at 2.00pm.

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EVERETT, Ashley

Much loved son-in-law of Jim and the late Joyce O'Neill, and loved brother-in-law of Janet and the late Russell Berrett, Sue and Tony Marker, Robert and Dot O'Neill and their families.
Will be sadly missed

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McILROY, Judith Mary(nee Steel)

Passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, August 11, 2018, in her 86th year. Devoted wife and dearly loved lifelong companion of the late Alistair. Loved and treasured mother and mother-in-law of Kathryn and Terry Burgess, Andrea and Paul Cannon, Stephen and Sheryl McIlroy, Fiona and Paul Adams and David and Megan McIlroy. Cherished Gran of 19 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. All messages may be shared online at www.heavenaddress.com... or sent C/- McIlroy family, PO Box 4016, New Plymouth 4340. A celebration of Judith’s life will be held in the Chapel of W. Abraham, 366 Devon Street East, New Plymouth, on Friday, August 17, 2018, at 2.00pm, followed by private cremation.

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CAMPBELL, Alan Douglas (Doug)

33171 Retired Major. Passed away on Friday, August 10, 2018, in his 86th year. Dearly beloved husband of Pauline; loved father of John, and Susan; much loved Grandfather and "Pop" of Tom, Carly, Jenna, Bailey, and Paige. Pauline and family would like to thank the staff at Flaxmore for their care which went above and beyond. In lieu of flowers any donations to The Alzheimer's Society would be greatly appreciated and these can be made at the service. A funeral service to remember Doug will be held at All Saints Church, 30A Vanguard Street, Nelson, on Monday, August 20, 2018, at 1.00pm.

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VALE, Margaret Eva

Passed away peacefully on August 11, 2018, aged 75, with family at her side. Dearly loved wife of the late Kevin, for 54 years. Much loved mother and mother-in-law to Barry and Kerrie, Sandy, Karen and Bruce. Loved Grandma of Ashley, Kimberley, Jikara and Aimee-lee, and Great-Grandma to Alaric. Messages to 2/7 Rawhiti Street, Tahunanui, Nelson. A celebration of Margaret's life will be held at Old St Peters Chapel, Founders Park, Atawhai Drive, on Friday, August 17, commencing at 11.00am.

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McCABE, Margaret

Passed away peacefully on 10th August 2018, aged 89 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Bill and much loved mother to Robert & Fiona. Sister to the late Bill and sister-in-law to Nola. Auntie to Robyn, John, Geoffrey, Graeme & Tina. Special thanks for their great care and support to; Te Omanga Hospice, Dr Sandy Dawson, Woburn Masonic Care Home and St Joseph’s Home of Compassion. A private cremation service was held yesterday at Akatarawa Crematorium.

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DRING, Patricia Jane (Pat)

On 8 August 2018, peacefully, aged 95. Loved wife of the late Carl. Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Bryan & Margaret (both dec), Barry & Sally (both dec); Bruce & Carol, Carolyn & Peter Finnie and Pam. Dearly loved special Aunty of Shirley Allen. Cherished grandmother and great-grandmother. A special thank you to the staff at Fergusson Rest Home, Upper Hutt, for their loving care of Pat over the past five years. A small private family service has been held.

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GIFFORD, Deny Tys

Aged 84 years, at The Raglan Trust Hospital on 13th August 2018. Loved husband of Luis. Father and father-in-law of Michelle & Rob Tarrant, and cherished Grandpa of Dillon.
Forever in our hearts
A private family cremation has taken place.

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ESTREICH, Helen Wendy

On 12 August 2018 after a courageous battle. Loved Mum of Troy & Donna, Kellie & Murray, loved Nana of Dannie & Naki, Nick, and Brooke and Great Nana Lala of Niko. Loved sister of Trish. A service to celebrate Helen’s life will be held in Kingswood, cnr King and Cairo Streets, Upper Hutt, on Friday, 17 August 2018 at 2.00pm, followed by private cremation. In memory of Helen please wear something bright and colourful.

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MONTGOMERY, William Norman (Monty)

Passed away in the arms of his family on August 13, 2018, aged 95. Dearly loved husband of the late Yvonne and late Joan, and much loved and respected father, stepfather, grandfather and great-grandfather to many. Our grateful thanks to the Blenheim Bowling Club,
Ex-Navalmens Association, RSA Marlborough, Dr Mandy Chadwick and the nursing staff at Wairau, especially Nurses Pip and Georgie, for all the friendship and support given so freely to our father. A private cremation has been held by family, with a memorial service to be held for all at a later date yet to be set.
We have lost our anchor!

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PERREAU, Tony

Died August 7, 2018, at Christchurch Hospital. We are having a gathering at Woolston Working Mens Club in the Kellaway Bar on Sunday, August 19 at 2.00pm. All Welcome.

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MILBURN, Peter

On August 11, 2018, peacefully at Christchurch Hospital, surrounded by his family. Loving husband and best friend of Helen, much loved father of Sarah, Mark, and Emma, granddad of Jonathan, and Annabel. A special thank you to the staff at Christchurch and Burwood Hospitals for the care given to Peter. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Peter Milburn, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. At Peter’s request, a private cremation has taken place.

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LOCKHART, Laura Jean (Jean)

Passed away peacefully at her rest home in Auckland on Monday 13 August 2018. Loved wife of the late Wilson Lockhart and mother of John Lockhart and Frances Brooking. She will be missed by her Grandchildren and remembered by many of her ex-pupils after teaching for many decades in Feilding. Messages to Frances at f.brooking@gmail.com

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