Death Notices

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Recent Notices in New Zealand

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HORNUNG, Freda Eleanor

Passed away peacefully on July 4, 2019, at Burwood Hospital, just short of her 91st birthday, with her loving family at her side. Dearly loved wife of the late Geoff, and loved mother and mother-in-law of Carol and Colin, and Garry. Much loved Nana of Jason (deceased), Daniel, and Sean, and great-grandmother. Much loved sister of all her brothers and sisters (deceased), and loved aunty of all her neices and nephews. Cherished and special friend of Maureen.
Forever in our hearts.
A special thank you to all the staff at Thorrington Village for their wonderful care of Mum for nearly fourteen years. A private cremation has taken place.

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DOULL, Patricia Vere (Pat)

Of Carterton. On 9th July 2019, peacefully at Carter Court. Aged 93 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Kelvin (married for 66 years). Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Helen and John (Masterton), John and Judy (Katikati), and Jenny and Mike Price (Auckland). Loved grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother. Special thanks to Carter Court for their wonderful care of Pat. In accordance with Pat’s wishes, a private family service has been held. Messages to the Doull family, C/- PO Box 185, Carterton 5743, or visit www.tributes.co.nz...

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BURT, Judy Sue

Of Raumati Beach, formerly of Khandallah. Peacefully at home on Tuesday 9 July 2019. Aged 67 years. Dearly loved wife of Barry. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Josh & Selina, and Corey & Naomi. Adored Grandma of Mia, Cooper, Grace, and Eva. At Judy’s request, a private cremation has taken place.
So dearly loved by all.
Kapiti Coast Funeral Home
NZIFH FDANZ
04 2985168

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JOHNSON, Michael Edward (Mike)

Suddenly on Sunday, June 29, 2019, at home, aged 71 years. Dearly loved husband of Raven. Loved father of Dylan, Michael, and Nicky. Loved brother of Margaret and Janet. Loved mate of Darren. According to Mike’s wishes, a private farewell has been held. Messages to 22 Timaru Road, Waimate 7924.

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CUNDY, Margaret Theresa(nee McCaul)

Of Waikanae. Passed away peacefully on Tuesday 9 July 2019, aged 83 years. Former wife of the late Kevin. Much loved mother to Brett & Rosana, Kim, and Greg & Sue. Loved by her 9 grandchildren and their partners, and her 13 great-grandchildren. Loved sister to Patricia Hainsworth. Special thanks to the wonderful staff at Charles Fleming for their loving care of Margaret over the last 5 years. In accordance with Margaret’s wishes, a private family service has been held. Messages may be sent to PO Box 374, Waikanae 5250.
Kapiti Coast Funeral Home
NZIFH FDANZ
04 2985168

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NEILSON, Ronald Alek (Ron)

On Monday, July 8, 2019, at Walmsley House, aged 89 years. Loved husband of the late Gwen. Loved father and father-in-law of Graham and Alison, and Murray and Jan. Loved Grandad of Christian and Benjamin. Special thanks to the nurses and carers that looked after Ron at Walmsley House and Peacehaven. Special thanks to Tracie from RDNS for her wonderful care. As per Ron’s wishes a private family service has been held. Messages to 490 Racecourse Rd, Invercargill.

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PEARCE, Ross Leonard

Finally at rest, on Tuesday, July 9, 2019, at Bupa Ballarat Care Home; aged 87 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Joy, much loved father and father-in-law of Lindsay, Jill and Alan Chew, Kate, Sue and Wayne Petersen, Virginia and Geoff Giller, loved granddad of Laura, Samuel and Rebecca; Mei-Lin and Yasmin; Isabel and Ethan, father and father-in-law of Grant and Sue, and grandfather of Tessa and Ella. In lieu of flowers, donations to St John Darfield would be appreciated and may be made at the service. The family wish to acknowledge the tender care extended to Ross by the staff at Ballarat Village and Care Home, and Dr Jordi Palau. Messages to the Pearce family, c/- PO Box 111-01, Christchurch 8443. The Funeral Service for Ross will be held in the Trinity Church, 76 South Terrace, Darfield, on Monday, July 15, at 11.00am.

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DIXON, Margaret Elaine

Passed away peacefully on July 6, 2019. Dearly loved wife of the late Ron. Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Graeme (Dunedin), Elaine and Michael Westbury, and Alan and Karen (San Francisco). Beloved Nana of her grandchildren and great-grandaughter. A family service has been held.

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HUGHES, DionWayne

Passed away on Saturday 6th of July 2019. Aged 50 years. Eldest son of Eddie and Ngaire Hughes. Loved partner of Tonya. Loved father of Tyrone, Brandon, Christian and Heidi-Jane. Special brother of Kerry, Wayne, Kemble and Delwyn. Grandad of Oliver. Step Dad to Connor. Messages can be sent to the Hughes family, c/- PO Box 1014, Palmerston North. A private service for Dion has been held.

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TURNER, Jared Arthur

Suddenly at home in Brisbane. Dearly loved son of Joy Connolly (Waimate), and father of Ayden. Much loved brother and brother-in-law of Paul and Lisa Turner, and uncle of Ethan, Korin, Dylan and Kayleigh Turner (Timaru).
Will be sadly missed

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FARQUHAR, MargaretEleanor (formerly Wright) (nee Dyer)

Passed away peacefully, aged 87, on Monday, July 8, 2019 at The Village Merivale. Much loved mother of Jan Owen, Kathy, Sarah and Cameron, 10 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild.
Will be greatly missed.
Margaret established and ran the Avalon Nursery School which was the first and largest registered A grade childcare centre in Christchurch from the 1950’s to the 90s. Messages to P.O. Box 13320, Christchurch or family@mymessage.co.nzA private family service to be held.

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MELVIN, Betty

A much loved and cherished Mum and Mum-in-law to Margaret and Peter McDonald, and admired Grandma to Alana, Quintin, Andrew, Lisa and their families.
Always loved deeply
and never forgotten

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DOWLING, Kevin Osborne (Ginge)

Died peacefully in Adelaide on July 8, 2019, aged 78. Loved father of Andrea and Mark, and Michael and Ming. Loved friend of Heather. Only son of Mona and Tom Dowling. Loved brother of Colleen Dawson and Patricia Brinsdon. Loved brother-in-law of Ken Brinsdon. Special uncle to his nieces and nephews. Special friend to Mike and Marion McNamara, and Ross and Bev McFadzian. Messages to 83 Elizabeth Street, Invercargill 9812 or 273 St Andrews Street, Invercargill 9810.

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DICK, Christine Maree(nee Houston)

Loved sister and sister-in-law of Graeme and Lyn, Gail and the late Lyndon Bell, Kay Reesby, and Peter Reesby. Loved aunty and great-aunty of all her nieces and nephews.

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McGHIE, JosephineMary (Jo)

On July 7, 2019, peacefully at Lansdowne Park Village, Masterton. Aged 73 years. Reunited with her beloved husband the late Rodney (Rod). A much-loved Mum and Mum-in-law to Kerrian, Craig & Devina, Helen Pyatt, Damon & Maria, Michaela & Matthew McGhie-Lay, Sheridan & Thomas Hawkins. A wonderful Nana to her
16 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. Our heartfelt thanks to the Kahukura Palliative Care nurses and staff at Lansdowne Park Village for the love and care they showed to our mum. Messages can be sent c/- P.O. Box 460, Masterton 5840. A private service for Jo has been held in accordance with her wishes.
Wairarapa Funeral Services
www.wairarapafunerals.co.nz...
FDANZ, Masterton

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