Death Notices

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Death

WILSON, Trevor Alan

Of Westport (formerly of Tuapeka West, Lawrence); in his 73rd year. Trevor passed away suddenly and unexpectedly on 12 April 2018, at Allanton. Trevor will be fondly and greatly missed by family and friends everywhere. Dearly loved husband of Marilyn, father, father-in-law and grandfather of Karen, James, Todd, Laura, Hayley and Callum Crawford; Stephen, Melanie, Shaun, Nicole, Georgia, Owen, Jack and Harrison Wilson; Leanne, David, Bridget, Jessica and Chloe Scobie; Rachael, Daniel, Bradley and Arna Irvine. Loved younger son of the late Ruby and Robert Wilson, loved brother of Sheila Mortimer and the late Ernie Wilson.
“Sad and sudden was the call, so dearly loved
by one and all”.
The family would like to take this time to thank the Outram Volunteer Fire Brigade, St John Ambulance, Airport Fire Rescue, and Police; their care and support at the time will never be forgotten. A service of farewell for Trevor will be held in Simpson Park, Lawrence, on Friday, 20 April, at 1.30pm, followed by a private cremation. In lieu of flowers donations to Lawrence St John Ambulance would be appreciated and may be left at his service. Messages to 26 Precelly Street, Allanton, RD2, Mosgiel 9092.
Doug Nesbit Funeral Services Ltd
Balclutha, & Milton.
www.dougnesbitfunerals.co.nz...

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ANDERSON, Tracy Dale (nee Homan)

Of Carterton. On 15th April 2018 peacefully at Roseneath Lifecare. Aged 58 years. Dearly loved wife of Andy. Loved stepmother and mother-in-law of Darren and Linda, Clinton and Lisa. Loved ‘Nan Tracy’ to all her grandchildren and a loved sister, sister-in-law, Auntie and friend to many. In lieu of flowers a donation to the Wairarapa Cancer Society, PO Box 121, Masterton 5840, would be appreciated. A service for Tracy will be held at her home, 30 Dorset Road, Carterton, on Thursday 19th April 2018 at 1.30pm, followed by private cremation at Clareville. Messages to the Anderson family C/- PO Box 185, Carterton 5743, or can be left on Tracy’s tribute page at www.tributes.co.nz...

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HITCHMAN, Yvonne Nancye (nee Passau)

On 13 April 2018 peacefully at Waikato Hospital. Much loved wife of Vic, dearly loved mum of Barry and Fiona, Robin and Nola, Noel and Karyn. Treasured Nana to Ashleigh, Kaitlin, Tasmyn, Aysha, Reefe, Aidan and Liam. A special thank you to Dr Kennedy and all the staff at the Waikato Oncology ward for their care and support during her courageous battle. A service for Yvonne will be held at Hamilton Park Crematorium Chapel, Morrinsville Road, Newstead, Hamilton, on Thursday, 19 April 2018, at 11.00am, followed by private cremation. In lieu of flowers donations preferred to Waikato Breast Cancer Trust and these may be left at the service. All communications to the Hitchman family C/- PO Box 5523, Frankton, Hamilton 3242.

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McLEAN, Margaret Alanna (Alanna)

On April 13, 2018 peacefully at St Albans Retirement Village Christchurch; in her 88th year. Dearly loved partner of Kevin, much loved mother of Greg, and Brigit, loved grandma of Edward, Caitlin, Merlin, and Jule. Loved sister of Anne, Denise, the late Noel, Marie, Ted, Kath, and Pete, and loved friend to many. Special thanks to all the staff at
St Albans Retirement Village. Messages for the Mclean Family, c/-
19 London Street Christchurch 8013. The Funeral Service for Alanna will be held in the Canterbury Crematorium Chapel, 455 Linwood Avenue, Christchurch, Tomorrow (Tuesday), at 12.00 noon.

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McKENZIE, Ruth

On 13 April 2018. Aged 92 years. Loved sister and sister- in-law of Jean and Ben Brooking (both deceased), John and Flora McKenzie, Betty and the late Phil L'Huillier. Loved Aunty of all her nieces and nephews. A service for Ruth will be held at the Hamilton Park Crematorium Chapel, 395 Morrinsville Road, Newstead on Wednesday 18 April at 11am.

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GREGORY, Patrick Gainard

On April 13, 2018, passed peacefully away at his home in Christchurch in the presence of his loving family at the age of 86 years. Cherished husband of the late Catherine (Kate), loved and devoted father and father-in-law of Jon and Michelle, and Jeremy, and loving grandad of Jessie, Victoria, and Jaimee. Messages to the Gregory family C/- 19 London Street, Christchurch 8013. A Requiem Mass for Patrick will be celebrated at Holy Trinity Church, 108 Jeffreys Road, Bryndwr, Christchurch, on Wednesday, April 18 at 11.00am. Rosary in the Church on Tuesday at 6.00pm.

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HEARFIELD, Nicholas Roy (Nick)

Loving husband and best mate of Angela. Absolutely adored Dad of Dominique and Sophia. Cherished son of Camille and Graeme. Much loved brother of Jason and Justine. Loved son-in-law, brother-in-law, nephew, cousin, uncle and friend.
‘Your cheeky grin
is so missed already’.
In lieu of flowers donations towards Dominique and Sophia’s education fund would be appreciated and may be left at the Mass. A Requiem Mass to celebrate Nick’s life will be held in St Theresa’s Catholic Church, James Street, Plimmerton, on Wednesday 18 April at 1.00pm, thereafter to the Whenua Tapu Cemetery. The Rosary will be recited in the same Church on Tuesday 17 April at 6.00pm. Messages can be sent to “The Family of Nick Hearfield” c/- PO Box 50-347, Porirua 5240.

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JOHNSON, Eileen Dora (nee Terry)

On Friday, April 13, 2018, at O’Conor Home, Westport, with family by her side. Aged 93 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Arthur (Pop), loving mother and mother-in-law of Geoff and Raewyn, Garry and Bid, and Lee and Brian (Gabby) Donaldson, dearly loved nana of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and a loved sister, sister-in-law, and aunt. Heartfelt thanks to Susan Watson and the staff of O’Conor Home for their wonderful care of our mum. Messages to 243 Utopia Road, RD 2, Westport 7892. Donations to O’Conor Home are appreciated and may be made at the service. The Funeral service for Eileen will be held at the Karamea Area School Hall, Karamea, on Thursday, April 19, at 1.00pm, followed by interment in the Karamea Cemetery.
Hagedorns Buller
Funeral Services
F.D.A.N.Z.

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NORMAN, Darryl Christine (nee Gyles)

Peacefully at home on 14th April 2018, aged 66. Darling wife of Tim, cherished mother of Asha and Katherine. Treasured mother-in-law of Hamish and Joe. Precious ‘Dabble’ to Charlie and Barnaby, ‘Bubble’ to Otis, Teddy, Pepe and Fox. Sister of Cooper and Mark, and sister-in-law to Vicki, Jenny and Val. A service to celebrate Darryl’s life will be held at Founders Chapel of Remembrance, 117 Rickit Street, Taupo, at 2.00pm on Wednesday 18th April. No flowers, but donations to Starship Foundation, c/o PO Box 9389, Newmarket, Auckland 1149, or may be left at the service.
Taupo Funeral Services Ltd FDANZ

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PRATT, Morris George

On April 13, 2018, peacefully at Christchurch Hospital, in his 97th year. Beloved husband of Ruth (nee Britten), dearly loved father and father-in-law of Derek and Anne-Catherine, Sandra and Alan Campbell, Murray and Jackie, Alan and Melissa, dearly loved grandfather of Olivia, Julian, Micah, Benjamin, and Elias; Anna, James, and Jonathan; Cameron, and Edward; Sophie, Timothy, and Jeremiah, dearly loved great-grandfather of Emanuel, and Lucia.
‘With Christ, which is far better’
Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Morris Pratt, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. The Funeral Service will be held in our Westpark Chapel, 467 Wairakei Road, Burnside, on Thursday, April 19, at 2.00pm, interment thereafter at the Sydenham Cemetery.

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McGRATH, David John

11 January 1945 - 13 April 2018
Beloved husband of Joan for 50 years. Loving father of Sarah, Cathie and Andrew and father-in-law of Charlotte. Loved grandfather of Laura, Ben, Joe, Ailsa and Harry. Cherished son of Terence and Noeline and loved brother of Peter. A Requiem Mass to celebrate David's life will be held at St Mary Immaculate, Tauranga, at 11.00am on Thursday 19 April.

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ROSS, Harry Charles (Charlie)

Peacefully passed away surrounded by family at Woodfall Lodge, Feilding, on Saturday 14th April 2018, in his 75th year. Charlie will be deeply missed by his two brothers Eric & wife Marjorie, and Bill. From his former marriage to Jessie, beloved father of Bobby & wife Judy, Sarah & partner Tony, Kim & husband Steven, and Michael & partner Paulina. Much loved Koro to his many many mokopuna who would all gladly share their ice creams with him. The service will be held at the Feilding Funeral Chapel, 282 Kimbolton Road, Feilding, on Wednesday 18th April 2018 at 1.30pm. If you wish to pay your respects before the service, Charlie is laying in state at the family home in Feilding.
NZIFH

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JOHNSON, Peter Kenneth

Peter passed away peacefully at Huntleigh Home on 13 April, aged 77. Much loved friend and companion of Jenny Harding (deceased). Fondly remembered by his cousins, Liz Brown (Rotorua) and Kath Condon (Mangonui). Loved and appreciated by the staff and residents at Kilmarnock Heights Home and then Huntleigh Home. Peter’s friends and caregivers are invited to a Memorial service at Huntleigh Home, 221 Karori Road, at 1.00pm on Thursday 19 April. Messages to Huntleigh Home or email to johnwhite45@orcon.net.nz

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FAHEY, Margaret Mary (Margie)

Cherished member of her Dominican Community, peacefully in the compassionate care of the Otago Community Hospice, Dunedin on Friday 13 April 2018. Loved youngest daughter of the late Nalda and Pat Fahey; dearly loved sister and sister-in-law of Barbara and Justin Wilson, and Trish and Peter Matheson. A special and loving aunty of all her nieces and nephews and their families. A loyal friend and companion to many.
May she be at peace
Aged 69 years. A professed Dominican sister for 47 years. A Vigil to celebrate Margie’s life will be held in St Patrick’s Basilica, Macandrew Road on Tuesday 17 April at 7pm. Requiem Mass will be celebrated in St Patrick’s Basilica on Wednesday 18 April at 11am followed by interment at Green Park Cemetery.
Gillions Funeral Services Ltd FDANZ NZIFH

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THOMPSON, Mary Elizabeth

Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Nigel, Riki, Phillip and Julie, Nathan and Danielle and Bevan and Debbie, and treasured by Pat. A loved nana to her five very special boys Aidan, Dylan, Isaac, Shaun and Tai. Loved sister, sister-in-law and aunty, and treasured by her extended family. Mary passed peacefully at home on Friday, 13 April, 2018. Mary’s service will be held on Wednesday, 18 April at 11.00am, at Colac Bay Hall, Manuka Street, Colac Bay, she will then be laid to rest at Riverton cemetery at 1.00pm. We then welcome people to join us for afternoon tea back at Colac Bay Hall.

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