Death Notices

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

Recent Notices in New Zealand

Death

VIVIER, Anne (nee McManus)

Passed away peacefully, with Frank by her side, on Saturday, July 2, 2022, at Resthaven, Gore. Dearly loved wife of Frank. Mum of Kevin and Charmaine Blair, loved Granny of Ben, Michaela, Jessica, Billy, Jack and Tom. Dearly loved sister of her brothers and sisters. A service to celebrate Anne’s life will be held at the Southland Crematorium, Rockdale Road, Invercargill, on Tuesday, July 5, 2022 at 2.30pm. In lieu of flowers donations may be left at the service for the St John Gore. Messages to 12F Canning Street, Gore 9710.

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ROLTON, Paul Christopher

On July 1, 2022, at Kirwee; aged 64 years. Much loved husband of Lesley. Much loved father and father-in-law of Sharon and Andrew; Amy; Gavin and Mel; Shane and Aleisha. Loved Pop Paul of Alisha and Andrew, Hannah, Ella and Sophia, Klohe, Xavier, and Willow. The family wish to acknowledge the Kirwee Volunteer Fire Brigade and all the other emergency services who attended to Paul. In lieu of flowers, donations to Cystic Fibrosis would be appreciated. Messages to the Rolton family, c/- PO Box 111-01, Christchurch 8443. A Funeral Service for Paul will be held in the Academy Funeral Services Chapel, 65 Main South Road, Sockburn, Christchurch, on Wednesday, July 6, at 2.00pm.

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WARE, Rae Gwendoline

At Waikato Hospital, passed away peacefully on 3rd July 2022. Loved mother & mother-in-law of Lynn & Des Reynolds, Rex, Wayne, Peter (dec.) & Lorraine. Loved Gran, Gt Gran and Gt Gt Gran of 25. Privately cremated at Rae’s request.

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PUTTOCK, Joyce

Passed away peacefully in her sleep on Saturday, July 02, 2022 aged 76 years. Cherished and adored wife of Alan for 58 years. Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Dawn and Tim, Julie and Graeme, and Sean and Kelly. Devoted Nana to Samantha, Krystal, Chanelle, Zailie; Brylee, Jada, their partners, and her 7 great-grandchildren. A much loved sister, sister in law, aunt, and friend to many. Special thanks to the team at PN Hospital for their care and support. Friends are invited to attend a service for Joyce at the Beauchamp Crematorium Chapel, 167 John F. Kennedy Drive Palmerston North on Wednesday 6th July 2022 at 11am.
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PICKERING, Thomas Vernon

Passed away peacefully in his sleep at Annie Brydon Lifecare on Wednesday 22nd June 2022, in his 90th year. Much loved brother of Audrey (dec), Marjorie (dec), Joyce, and Ivy. loved Uncle of his nieces and nephews. In accordance with Tom’s wishes a private service has been held. Messages for family C/- Hardings Funerals, PO Box 605 4640.

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McMURRAY, Keith

Passed peacefully after a short illness on Tuesday 21st June 2022, aged 87 years. Devoted husband of the late Beth. Much loved Dad of John and Julie, and Kevin. Loved and cherished Grandad to Phil and Tish, and great-grandad to Fletcher and Charlie. Messages may be sent to ‘The McMurray Family’ C/- PO Box 4016, New Plymouth 4340, or online at wabraham.co.nz/notices In accordance with Keith’s wishes, a private family service has been held.
‘Rest in Peace’

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EGGINK, Ann Ellen

Peacefully at Jean Sandel Retirement Village on Wednesday 22 June 2022, aged 89. Beloved wife of the late Henk. Precious Mum of Antonie & Jenny, Joy & Blair, Diana & Allan, Michael & Leigh, and Rachel & Michael. Loving Oma of her 13 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. Thank you to the Jean Sandel staff for the love and care Ann has received during her time there. In accordance with Ann’s wishes, a private service has been held.

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McDONALD, Garfield James Dryden (Jim)

Passed away peacefully at The Margaret Wilson Rest home on Wednesday, June 22, 2022, surrounded by love. Dearly loved husband of Irene, and a cherisher father and father-in-law of Christine and Mark Osborne, Sharon and Jamie Reid, and Stephanie and David Batterbury. A loved Granville of Michael and Claire, and Craig; Leone, Cass and Jayden; Ezri, Lili, Finn, Brie and great-Granville of Harriet. A respected brother of David, Mavis, Bev, Allan, and brother-in-law and uncle to their families. Jim’s family wish to thank Dr Rob Hepburn and the wonderful staff at Margaret Wilson Rest home for the consideration given to Jim while in their care. Messages to 70 Hunter Hills Drive, Timaru 7910. At Jim’s request a private family service and Interment has been held.

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NEILL, Muriel

Passed away peacefully at The Wood Retirement Village, on Friday, June 24, 2022. Aged 95 years. Loved wife of the late Jimmy, loved mother and mother-in-law of Jenni and Mike Ball, treasured Grannie of Saskia and Matt, Jonathan and Maddie, and David and Lakeisha, treasured Great-Grannie of Niamh, and Freya; Harley, and Max. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to The Nelson Tasman Hospice and can be made online at nelsonhospice.org.nz/support-hospice/donate-funds/ in Muriel’s memory. Messages can be sent to the Neill family, c/- Shone and Shirley, 164 Tahunanui Drive, Nelson 7011. A private family service has been held at Gardens of the World Crematorium.

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MULHOLLAND, Gabrielle Ann

On Saturday, June 25, 2022, peacefully at Essie Summers; aged 73 years. Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Paul and Amanda, Scott and Jennifer, loved Nana of Angus, Hugh; Emma and Benjamin, beloved sister of Mike, Jan and Sue. Messages to the Mulholland Family, c/- PO Box 111-01, Christchurch 8443. At Gabrielle’s request a private burial has been held.

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WILSON, Shirley Margaret

Passed away peacefully at San Michele, Te Awamutu, on 24 June 2022, after a short illness. Loved wife of the late Colin. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Ross and Glenis, Ian, Owen and Lianne. Proud grandmother to Cary, Rochelle, Nicholas and great-grandmother to Charlize. Loved sister and aunty to so many. The family wish to thank the staff at San Michele Home and Hospital for their care of Shirley. A private family service has been held. All communications to the Wilson Family, c/- 262 Ohaupo Road, Te Awamutu 3800.

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THOMPSON, Frances Fay (Fay)

On June 24, 2022, at Charles Upham Retirement Village; aged 87 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Graham, and much loved mother and mother-in-law of Annette and Garry; the late Jenny, and Rob (Scotland); Paul and Janine; Mark and Kushlagh; and Chris and Cecilia. Cherished Nana of Rachel and Nick, Aaron and Hannah, Tammy and Ben, and Daniel; Emily, and Alice; Ryan, and the late Benjamin and Kelsey; Gian, Asher, and Caelin; Aiden, Brodie, Connor, and Helena. Treasured Great-Nana of Piper, Imogen, Noah, Lydia, and Phoebe; James, Elijah, and Heidi. Loved sister and sister-in-law of the late Jim and Margaret, and loved by all of her extended family.
At peace;
home with her Lord.
Messages to the Thompson family, c/o PO Box 11101, Sockburn, Christchurch 8443. A Service to Celebrate Fay’s life will be held in the Oxford Baptist Church, 166 High Street, Oxford, on Monday, July 4, at 11.00am, followed by interment in the Oxford Cemetery.

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STRINGFIELD, Stephen

Aged 94. Born Manchester, England, moved to Ontario, Canada, then Howick, Auckland, and on to Palmerston North. Finally able to join his beloved wife Margaret who passed away in 2016.
Rest peacefully Dad/Grandad.
With love from son and daughter Colin and Anne, their partners Jo and Olivier, and grandsons David, Simon, Andrew, Max and Leo. At Stephen’s request, a private family service has been held.
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BURROWES, Rodney Joseph

Suddenly at his home on June 24, 2022. Loved son of the late Lloyd and Gwen Burrowes, loved brother and brother-in-law of Delia Searby, the late Chris (Auckland), Adrian (Perth), Brenda and the late Brian Morgan (Christchurch), Dalvyn and Trish (Ashburton), Gilford (Sydney), and a very close friend and companion of Russell Brown (Christchurch), and a loved uncle to all his nieces and nephews. Messages for the Burrowes family may be addressed C/- 19 London Street, Christchurch 8013. A private service has been held followed by cremation.

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GLASGOW, Marjory Helen Mary

Passed away peacefully on June 24, 2022 at Edmund Hillary Retirement Village, Auckland. Loved wife of Gavin (deceased), and mother of Simon, Nicholas and Rachel.
She is at peace.
A private cremation was held on June 27, 2022. In late February 2023 there will be a celebration of her life followed by the placement of her ashes and Gavin’s ashes at the Holy Trinity Cathedral, Parnell. Notice of exact date and time of this event will follow.

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