Death Notices

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JOLL, Nancy Mervyne

On Friday, June 15, 2018, passed away peacefully in Blenheim. Aged 93 years. Loved wife of the late Peter, mother and mother-in-law of Helen, Natalie and Jac, David and Yasuko. Grandmother of 8 and great-grandmother of 6. Messages may be sent to The Joll Family, c/- PO Box 110, Blenheim 7240. In lieu of flowers, a donation to Hospice Marlborough would be appreciated and may be made at the service or sent to PO Box 411, Blenheim 7240. A farewell service for Nancy will be held at the Holy Trinity Anglican Church, cnr Devon St and Wairau Rd, Picton, at 2.00pm, on Thursday, June 21, followed by private cremation at the Sowman Crematorium.

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EVANS, Allan Stewart Doak

(A.S.D) M.N.Z.M.
On Saturday, June 16, 2018, in his 95th year. After a long and fulfilling life, Allan left us to join his dearest Jeanette. Dearly loved and respected father and father-in-law of Judy and Ken Ludemann (Cromwell) and Mandy Norton (Temuka). Loved and cherished grandad of Sarah and Glen Christiansen (Cromwell), Matthew Ludemann and Ashleigh Tucker (Cromwell), Hamish and Rachel Norton (Temuka), Andrew and Charlotte Norton (Timaru). Dearly loved little great-grandad of Molly, Sophie, and Baxter Christiansen (Cromwell) and George, and Hazel Norton (Temuka). Heartfelt thanks to the compassionate and caring staff of Margaret Wilson Hospital, Allan’s home for the last 12 years. A service to celebrate Allan’s life will be held at Trinity Presbyterian Church, Hally Terrace, Temuka, on Wednesday, June 20, at 11.00am, followed by burial at the Temuka Cemetery. Messages to Judy — 12 Down Street, Cromwell and Mandy — 4 Ormsby Street, Temuka.
Aoraki Funeral Services Timaru F.D.A.N.Z.

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BOURKE, Paul Thomas

It is with sadness that we announce the death of Paul Thomas Bourke, on June 16, 2018, aged 81. Beloved husband and best friend of Annette, loving and loved father of Marlene and Rowena, respected and loved father-in-law of Mark, doting grandfather of Zara, Damon and Amber. Messages c/- PO Box 7103, Nelson 7042. As Paul had wished, a private family service will be held.

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HAMMOND, Helen (Nell)

On June 15, 2018, at Christchurch, in her 90th year. Loved wife of the late Maurie, dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Margaret and Phil Bowman, Lyn and Bill Wright, dearly loved nana of Grant and Stephanie, Rebecca and Carl, Craig and Elsa, and Kristine and Henry, a special great-nana to Oliver, Anastasia, Krista, Charlotte, Emily, and Violet. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Helen Hammond, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. A Celebration of Helen’s life will be held in our Westpark Chapel, 467 Wairakei Road, Burnside, Christchurch on Thursday, June 21, at 10.00am. A private cremation thereafter.

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GOSSE, Graeme William

Passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Thursday, June 14, 2018, after a long struggle. Aged 78 years. Dearly loved husband of Loraine for 54 years. Loved father and father-in-law of Kathy and Tony, Paul and Joy (Singapore), and Pam. Loved Poppy of Courtney, Sara, Kaisha, and Cory. Much loved brother, brother-in-law, and uncle. A funeral service for Graeme will be held in St Mary’s Catholic Church, 58 Osier Rd, Greenmeadows, Napier, at midday on Wednesday, June 20, followed by interment at Western Hills Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to Cranford Hospice can be left at the service. A tribute to Graeme or messages to his family can be left at www.dunstalls.co.nz... or C/- PO Box 1055, Napier 4140.

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STEWART, Victor Charles (Shocker)

(Army E48212, 2/1 Battalion 1976-86). On Friday, June 15, 2018, at home surrounded by family, aged 60 years. Cherished honey of Judy-Anne (Annie), much loved son of Victor and Lucy (deceased), much loved son-in-law of Colin (deceased), and Judy. Special brother of Eileen, special brother-in-law of Janette and Gary, Greg and Sharon, and Ken. Favourite uncle and great-uncle of Kelly and Sara; Garth and Sasha, Xavier, Haali, Giovanni, Jorja, and Coco; Ian and Laura, and Esther; Craig; Stephen and Lisa, Ashleigh and Raven; Jenna; Bianca and Brad, Maddison and Malachi; Abigail and Holden; Natalia; Katarina and Christian; Suzannah; Dominic; Sapphire; Latoya; and Koro to Kareana, Carly, Krystal, Mikayla, Papa, and Ethan; uncle to many Whangai nieces and nephews. Long-time member of the Kereru Sports and Cultural Club and their Masters Softball team.
‘Loved by many, for the beautiful man he was.
He will be greatly missed by all he has touched’.Heartfelt thanks to Dr Adrian Gamble and the team from Woodham Road Surgery, and the Nurse Maude Palliative Care Team (Aggie, Tracie, and Roger). Messages may be addressed to

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STAGG, Melva Mae

Passed away peacefully in the exceptional care of Kensington Court on June 9, 2018, in her 85th year. Loved daughter of the late Tom and Eileen, loved wife of the late Maurice, loved sister of the late Rita, Bill, Bette, Tom, Kath. Loved sister-in-law of Marie. Loved auntie to her nieces and nephews, and great-nieces and nephews.
A special lady
Has been laid to rest with her late husband by private burial. Messages to 12 MacDonald Street, Geraldine.

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LALICH, Scott Desmond

02.12.1983 — 14.06.2018
Very much loved and treasured grandson of the late Henk (Opa) and Agnes (Oma) Kiekebosch. Tresured nephew of Bernie, Wilma and Wayne, Nancy and Steve. Loved cousin of Marissa, Shayne, Dayna, Kylie, Bruce, Becky, Brooklyn, Michael, and partners. We will miss your beautiful smile. Shine brightly with Opa.

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MADDOCK, Richard Steven

At Hospice Marlborough, on Friday, June 15, 2018. Aged 57 years. Very dearly loved son of Rachel Barratt and the late Steve. Much loved brother of Karen Thin, and Susan Maddock. An uncle, brother-in-law, and friend. Messages may be sent to 52 Inkerman St, Renwick 7204. Richard is at peace at last. At Richard’s request, a private cremation has taken place.

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DAUBNEY, Ngaire June (nee Levido)

Passed away unexpectedly on June 15, 2018, aged 79 years. Adored wife of Stan for 57 wonderful years. Dearly loved mother of Carol, Maree, Julie, David, and Steve, and their spouses, and cherished Nana of all her many grandsons and great-grandchildren, loved sister and sister-in-law of John and Joan Levido and family.
"Go in peace Ngaire on your wonderful train ride. We know you will be waiting to greet us at our stations, until then we wave goodbye with love."
Thank you to all the staff of Nelson Public Hospital who were so helpful and caring to Ngaire and all of us in her final days. Ngaire's service of remembrance will be held at the Church of Christ, corner of Croucher and D'Arcy Street, at 11.00am on Thursday, June 21, 2018. All messages to 1/3 Hebberd Place, Richmond, Nelson 7020.
Anisy's Tasman Funeral Home, 14 McGlashen Ave
Richmond

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HENDERSON-ANDERSON, Bentley James

Peacefully our wee angel went to Heaven, on Friday, June 15, 2018, at Dunedin Hospital. Aged 7 weeks. Loved son of Jamie and Destiny. Loved baby brother of Sopha. A private cremation has been held. Messages to 47 Blakie Road, Ryal Bush, RD 6, Invercargill.
Macdonald & Weston Funeral Home
F.D.A.N.Z.
www.mwfunerals.co.nz...

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KERSHAW, Rex

Died peacefully on the 3rd June 2018. Dearly beloved eldest brother of Margaret Collings, loved uncle and great-uncle of Michael and Clare Tamaki, Cheryl Tamaki and Edge White. A private Family Cremation was held on Monday 11th June 2018. A Remembrance Service was held Thursday 14th June at Russell RSA.

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McCALLUM, Norma(Evelyn Florence)(nee Humphreys)

Passed away peacefully, on Saturday, June 16, 2018 at Parklands Hospital, aged 96 years. Dearly loved wife of the late John; Loved mother and mother-in-law of John and Lynley, Judi and Lisa, Peter, and Kaye; loved grandmother and great-grandmother of Christopher and Rachel, Nina, Geni and Hayden, Leah, Ryan and Trinity. Special thanks to the staff at Parklands Hospital in the Rata Ward for their loving care of Norma. Messages to the family c/- PO Box 10345, Christchurch 8145. A service for Norma will be held in St Mary’s Anglican Church, cnr Truscotts and Martindales Road, Heathcote Valley, Tomorrow (Tuesday), at 1.30pm. Private cremation thereafter.

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LOPDELL, Bryan James

Our Bryan died on Friday, June 15, 2018, aged 73 years. A man of the land, farmer, orchardist and family man, with a great sense of humour and zest for life. He was dearly loved and will be truly missed by Adrienne, Nicola and Earl, Kirsty and Raoul, Simon and Yenny, Matt and Tracy, and eight grandchildren. Bryan was loved by sisters Leigh Ann, Jenny, Sally, Susan and their families. Also loved by Mike, Helen, Jan and Richard and their families.
“He was such a big part of
our lives”
In lieu of flowers, donations to Cranford Hospice may be left at the service and would be appreciated. Family and friends are invited to a celebration of Bryan's life to be held at the Bay View Hotel, 43 Petane Road, Bay View, Napier, on Wednesday, June 20, at 11.00am, followed by a private cremation. Messages to the Lopdell Family, C/- PO Box 439, Napier 4140.

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PARR, Nancy (nee Lorimer)

Peacefully at Tainui Rest Home on Saturday, June 16, 2018, aged 87 years. Dearly loved wife of Les. Much loved and loving mother of Sandra, Suzanne, Wendy, Donna and their partners. Treasured Nanny of Livi, Jack, Alex, Dom, Olly, Sam, and Great-Nanny of Hunter. Cherished daughter (& Dill) of the late George Butler and Grace Mona Lorimer. Treasured sister to Patricia, Peter, Bruce, Anne and Joan (all deceased). Special Aunt to all her nieces and nephews and their families. The family express their gratitude to the staff of Hospice Taranaki and Tainui for the wonderful care Nancy received from them all. In lieu of flowers it would be appreciated if a donation can be made to Hospice Taranaki Inc, PO Box 5122, New Plymouth. A service to celebrate Nancy's life will be held in The Chapel Of W. Abraham, 366 Devon St East, New Plymouth, on Wednesday 20 June, commencing at 10.30am, followed by a private cremation. The family invite you to join us to say farewell.
Death leaves a heartache
no-one can heal,
Love leaves a memory
no-one can steal.

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