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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HARGREAVES, Helen Mitchell

Passed away peacefully at Archer Village, Beckenham, on August 5, 2022, in her 87th year, following a life of on court racquet.eering. Dearly loved Mum of Susan, Stuart and Saskia, Ted and Ivan. Dearest companion of Jude, fondly regarded by Brigit, Lily, Finn and Monty, Matt, Bella and Bobby. Messages c/- the Hargreaves family to 78 Brisbane Street, Waltham, Christchurch 8023. A private farewell has been held for Helen.

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KIME, Barbara Vivian

On August 6, 2022, passed away peacefully, aged 81 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Errol Kime. Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Gerard and Keri, and Nicholas and Kym, loved brother of Gordon Adam. Adored Grandma of Annabel, and Benjamin. A loved sister-in-law and auntie of all her nieces and nephews. The family would like to thank all the staff who looked after and cared for Mum at Golden Age Retirement Village and Summerset at Avonhead. Special thanks also to the Palliative Care Team. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Barbara Kime, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. A private Funeral Service has been held.

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TOPP, Angelia June

Peacefully at home on Tuesday, August 9, 2022, in her 88th year. Dearly loved wife of Jack. Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Tony and Heather Corry, Carolyn and Terry Kessells, Peter and Marie, Chris and Robyn Corry. Much loved nana and great-nana of all her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. At Angelia’s request, a private service has been held. Messages c/- 149 Selwyn Street, Timaru 7910.

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VINCENT, Frances Louise (nee Gillespie)

Passed away peacefully at The Croft Timaru, on Tuesday, August 9, 2022. A loved and loving wife of the late Denis (Ricky), and a devoted mother of Amanda Lawson, and Hayley Vincent. A cherished and much loved grandma of Josh, and Mitchell. Messages to 28 Traverse Lane, Omokoroa 3114. A private cremation has been held as per Frances’s wishes.

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VINCENT, Frances Louise(nee Gillespie)

Passed away peacefully at The Croft, on Tuesday, August 9, 2022. A loved and loving wife of the late Denis (Ricky), and a devoted mother of Amanda Lawson, and Hayley Vincent. A cherished and much loved grandma of Josh, and Mitchell. Messages to 28 Traverse Lane, Omokoroa 3114. A private cremation has been held as per Frances’s wishes.

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NILES, Graham Trevor

On Monday, August 8, 2022, peacefully, at home in Christchurch. Loved husband of Helen (nee McNaughton) for 56 years. Loved father and father-in-law of Allan and Delia (Perth), Susan (Christchurch) and Lynley and Jim (Timaru). Proud grandad to Mikayla, and Jacob, and a loved brother, brother-in-law and uncle. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Graham Niles, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. In lieu of flowers, donations to St John Ambulance would be appreciated and may be made directly online at www.stjohn.org.nz.... A Celebration of Graham’s life will be held in our Westpark Chapel, 467 Wairakei Road, Burnside, on Wednesday, August 17, at 2.00pm.

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SINCLAIR, Audrey Beryl (nee D’ath)

Of Levin, formerly Pukerua Bay. Passed away peacefully at the Levin Home for War Veterans on Sunday 7 August 2022, in her 100th year. Dearly loved mother of Robin.
Rest In Peace
Special thanks to the wonderful staff at the Levin Home for War Veterans for their devoted love and care given to Audrey. In accordance with Audrey’s wishes a private service has been held.

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LENCH, Mary

Born 9 April 1935, Birmingham, England. Died 7 August 2022, Wellington. Friend to many and a willing volunteer. Cat lover, gardener, ballroom dancer and jigsaw puzzler. Cremation has taken place. A memorial afternoon tea will be held in the Karori Community Centre on Saturday, 27 August, at 2.00pm. Please signify your attendance by call or text to 0212588596. Thank you to the staff of Huntleigh Rest Home for their loving care of Mary in the last two years of her life.

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LACKNER, Lynley Allason

Passed away on Sunday, August 7, 2022, aged 93 years. A much loved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. A graveside service for her family was held on Friday, August 12, where Lynley was laid to rest with Bob. Messages can be sent to the Lackner family, c/- 164 Tahunanui Drive, Nelson 7011.

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WAREHAM, Noeline Lynette

Peacefully, on Wednesday 10 August 2022 at Lansdowne Park, Masterton, aged 95 years. Loved wife of the late Ross. Loved Mum and Nanny to Lisa, Bryan, Matthew, James and Kate. Loved mother-in-law to Roland and Linda. A proud and innovative florist, her lifetime passion. A special thank you to the care team at Lansdowne Park Village for their exceptional care. In accordance with Noeline’s wishes, a family farewell has been held.
Godspeed
Wairarapa Funeral Services
www.wairarapafunerals.co.nz...
FDANZ, Masterton

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WILLIAMS, Graeme Roy

On August 6, 2022, at Ngaio Marsh Retirement Village, aged 86 years. Much loved husband of Faye, loved and adored father of Dee, Susan, and Michael. Treasured Poppy of Jackson, and Taylor. Much loved brother and brother-in-law of Ken and Ali, special brother-in-law of Richard and Gill, Daphne and Len, and the late Annette and John, and a loved uncle of his nieces and nephews. Sincere thanks to all the medical staff at Burwood and Christchurch Hospitals and Ngaio Marsh Retirement Village for all the love and care given to Graeme. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Graeme Williams, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. A private Funeral Service has been held.

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RICHARDS, Judith

Died September 4, 2021. Sally, Angela, Jane and Steve and their families invite all Judith’s family and friends to join them in a celebration
of her life. Saturday August 27 from 2 to 4pm at the Mussel Inn, Golden Bay. We look forward to sharing lots of
fun and happy memories of our much loved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother and friend to many. Any queries, please contact Jane at haveabeer@musselinn.co.nz

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BATES, Rex Lawrence (Myrtle)

On August 8, 2022, son of the late Ngaire and Les, brother to Les, Stuart (dec), Grant and Sandra. Uncle to all his nieces and nephews.

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RAMSAY, Patricia Grace (Pat)

Passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Friday 5 August 2022. Aged 87 years. Dearly loved wife of Bill. Much loved mother of Sonya, Allison, Gillian and Mark and of grandchildren Bianca, Lachlan, Rebecca and Ryan. Thanks to all those who cared for and supported Patricia over the last few months. In particular the staff at Te Hopai, thank you. At Patricia’s request, a private cremation has been held.
Rest in Peace

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WARREN, Sir Frederick Miles (Miles)

ONZ, KBE, FNZIA
Highly distinguished and much celebrated New Zealand Architect. Passed away peacefully, Tuesday, August 9, 2022, aged 93 years, at Holly Lea Village. Dearly loved brother of the late Derek, and Pauline, and brother-in-law of Jenny. He will be greatly missed by his family, especially his nieces and nephews Sarah, Janet, Charlotte, William, Peter, and Christopher. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Sir Miles Warren, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. A Celebration of Sir Miles’ life will be held in the Christ’s College Chapel, Rolleston Avenue, Christchurch, on Thursday, August 18, 2022, at 2.00pm. Private thereafter.

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