Death Notices

A place to remember and celebrate the lives of those no longer with us

Recent Notices in New Zealand


CAMPBELL, Hugh Ian Duncan (Ian)

Peacefully at home on 10 June 2019, aged 93. Cherished husband of Jean for 67 years. Beloved father of Hugh, Janet, Neil and Julie. Grandad of Duncan and Sam, Lachie and Gemma.
We will all miss him greatly
A private service has been held. Messages to the Campbell Family, c/- 284 Oxford Street, Levin 5510.


SIMPSON, Richard John

Passed away peacefully on June 9, 2019, aged 47, at Nurse Maude Hospice. He will be dearly missed by his wife, Amanda, and their two daughters, Mia and Amy. A celebration of Richard’s life will be held on Wednesday, June 19, 2019, at Design Made, 400 Barbados Street, Christchurch, at 5.00pm. Please wear bright colors and come ready to share a story and a laugh to celebrate this amazing man. In lieu of flowers please make a donation to Nurse Maude.
Christchurch Canterbury Direct Cremations
Ph 03 974 1369


CHING, John Charles (Chingy)

Peacefully passed away at Nelson Tasman Hospice on Tuesday, June 11, 2019, aged 73. Loved husband of Jo. Father, father-in-law and ‘Pop’ of Clarke and Winnie, Aisling, and Alice; Grant Horrell, Zara, and Elias; Claydon and Sarah, Charlotte, and Jack. Father of


MIDGLEY, PaulineAnn (nee Colban)

Passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Sunday, June 9, 2019. Dearly loved sister and sister-in-law of Keith and Sherisse.
Rest in Peace Sweetheart
Always in our hearts


BOTHAM, Gloria

Loved sister and sister-in-law of Bev and the late Ian George, Colin and Denise Styles, Faith and Pat Power, and families.
At Peace Now


CLAYTON, Irene Rose

Passed away peacefully with Trish and Tarryn by her side, on Tuesday, June 11, 2019, at Ashwood Park Retirement Village, Blenheim. Aged 89 years.
She is at peace now, finally with her Lord Jesus.
Her 116 descendants honour her. A tangi will be held at Waikawa Marae, Waikawa Road, Picton, at 2.00pm on Saturday, June 15.


TREWEEK, Joy (Runa Joy)

June 27, 1921 - June 11, 2019
Peacefully in her sleep in the care of Peacehaven. Beloved wife of James Oliver (Jim) Treweek*. Loved sister of George*, and Ian* McKnight. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Ian and Maxine Treweek; Lesley Treweek and David Pay. Respected Grandmother of Cameron Treweek and Natalie Smith (Gisbourne), Lloyd and Catalina Hook, (London U.K), Elliot Denby (Melbourne) Lisa Hook and Wayne Torrey (Invercargill), Viv Treweek and Kaylene Reid (New Plymouth), Bruce Hook and and Mary Martin (Denver Colorado), Emma and Robert Jarman (Invercargill), and a much loved great-grandmother of her great-grandchildren. The funeral service for Joy will be held at J Fraser and Son chapel, Cnr Esk and Doon St, Invercargill on Saturday, June 15, 2019, commencing at 11.00am. Her interment will follow at Eastern Cemetery. Messages to 65 Wilton St, Invercargill. On line tributes may be left at (*denotes deceased)


RAY, Maureen Rosalind

Of Levin, formerly of Hamilton. Passed away peacefully after a battle with illness on Tuesday 11 June 2019, aged 80 years. Loved sister & aunty. Loved mother & mother-in-law of Julia (deceased), Linda (deceased), Billy & Bronwyn, Andrew & Lyn, Ken & Teresa, Edward & Darryl. Stepmum to Lindsay and Sarn. Nah to 8 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. Maureen’s service will be held at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 25 McKenzie St, Levin, on Monday 17 June 2019, at 2.00pm, followed by a private cremation.


ADAIR, Robin James

Died peacefully at Wairau Hospital, with family at his side, on Wednesday, June 12, 2019. Aged 65 years. Loved father of Aurora and her partner Nico, loved grandad of his grandson Recaro and 2-day-old granddaughter Silvia. Loved son of the late Robin and Isobel, loved brother and brother-in-law of Liz and Rob Abbott (Amberley), Sandra and Bruce Calder (Tarras). A much loved uncle and great-uncle. Messages may be sent to the Adair Family, c/- PO Box 110, Blenheim 7240. A special thanks to all those who have shown their love and support to Robin on his journey, especially Wairau Hospital. In lieu of flowers, a donation to Parkinsons Marlborough would be appreciated and may be sent to 25 Alfred Street, Blenheim 7201. A memorial service for Robin will be held at a later date.


MILLS, Miriam Edith

On June 11, 2019, peacefully at Wairau Hospital, after a short illness. In her 95th year. Loved wife of the late Stan. Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Susan and Ivan Kerr; David and Katherine Mills (U.K.). Loved grandmother of Madeleine and Hannah; Juliet, Alexander and Hester. Loved great-grandma to all her great-grandchildren. Messages to 32 Seaview Cres, Picton 7220 or A celebration of Miriam’s life will be held at the Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Picton, on Tuesday, June 18 at 1.30pm, followed by private cremation.


GODDARD, John Barry (Barry)

Passed away peacefully in Lyell McEwin Hospital, Adelaide on Tuesday June 11, 2019. Dearly loved husband to Merilyn and father and father-in-law to Brian and Dawn Goddard, Peter and Barbara Goddard, much loved grandad to Sophie, Emma, Jack, Allysia, and Luke, and eldest brother to Paul Goddard and Carol McDonald. Messages to


OSBORNE, Ruby Maud

Passed away June 10, 2019. Dearly loved and cherished Mother of Colin, and grandmother of Rachael, Sharee and Matthew, and Rebecca, great-grandmother of Mayan, Sally, Imogen, Millah and Ethan, great-great-grandmother of Jade.
You will be remembered fondly always as a great lady, fair and loving, and dedicated to your children and their families of seventy-three strong.


MILLER, Raymond John (Ray)

RAF Bomber Command, Squadron 57


MORSE, Barbara Gordon (nee Hyde)

Passed peacefully in Wellington on June 6, 2019, at the age of 78, surrounded by family. Dearly loved sister and sister-in-law of Max, Sue and Ian, mother and mother-in-law of Steven, Karen, Christine, Kate, Ioe, David and Kylie. Loving Nan of Kadin, Tayla, Abriele, Christian, Josef, Luke, Estella, Sofia, Sabina, Emily and Edwyn. A family celebration of her life was held in Wellington and a memorial service in Timaru will be arranged. Date and location to be confirmed.


JOHNSTON, Lanny (Elaine) (nee O’Neill)

On Tuesday 11 June 2019, at Mary Potter Hospice, Wellington. Dearly loved partner of Ferdi. Adored by her son Patrick and his partner Nick. Loved sister of Michael, Timmy, Peter, and Cathy. Loved auntie to all her dear nieces and nephews. A special thanks to Cathy Goldsack who was a great friend and provided support for Lanny till the end. Many thanks to the staff and volunteers at Mary Potter Hospice. Messages to the family c/- 306 Willis St, Wellington 6011. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Mary Potter Hospice would be appreciated and may be left at the service.
“An Angel has returned
to Heaven”
A funeral to celebrate Lanny’s life will be held at the Lychgate Chapel, cnr of Johnsonville and Burgess Roads, Johnsonville, on Monday 17 June 2019, at 1.00pm. Private cremation.
Lychgate Funerals

FDANZ 385 0745