Death Notices

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

Recent Notices in New Zealand

Death

MATHER, Tracey Mary

Was released from this life to once again be by Rex’s side. On Saturday 16 October 2021, Tracey passed away with her family by her side, surrounded by love. Survived by her daughter Lee and partner David. Best buddy and Grandmother to Isa.
A life well lived.
As requested by Tracey a private service has been held. I would like to thank Tracey’s neighbours for their support over the last number of years, and to Hospice for embracing Tracey into the Hospice family as a volunteer.
We come from earth,
we return to earth and
in between we garden.
a simple cremation
& burials
Ph 0800 236 236

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BLOMFIELD, Moya Dawn Nina

Passed away peacefully at Calvary Rest Home on October 18, 2021, surrounded by her loving family. Dearly loved wife of the late Bob. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Tony and Joy; David and Linda; and the late Cheryl; Joanne and the late Lex; Karauria, Michelle England and Mike Currie; and Paul. Loved Momma of all her grandchildren and great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Due to Covid restrictions Moya’s Requiem will be privately attended. Messages C/- Paul Blomfield, 11 Morten Street, Invercargill.
R.I.P.

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MACDONALD, Geoffrey Raymond (Geoff)

9 January 1938 —
12 October 2021
Peacefully in his sleep on Tuesday, 12th October 2021 in Wellington. Son of the late Robert and Linda MacDonald. Father and father-in-law of Tania and Graeme, and Philleen and John-Alan (Jay). Grandfather of Chayton, Siobhan and Danica. Brother of Fred and the late Nonie (aka Elizabeth). Messages for the family may be left in Geoff’s online tribute book at www.tributes.co.nz... or posted c/- 4 Moorefield Road, Johnsonville, Wellington 6037. Due to Covid 19 restrictions, a private cremation will be held with a celebration of Geoff’s life to take place at a later date.

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MACGREGOR, Annie

Peacefully, on Friday, October 15, 2021, at Christchurch Hospital, aged 91. Loved wife of the late William and formerly of the late Jim. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Ashley and Denise. Loved nana of Josh and Steph, Nathan and Jaime, and Alana. Great-nana of Josephine. Loved sister of Margaret (deceased) and Joe, and Doreen and David (deceased). Thank you to the staff at Diana Isaac Retirement Village for their wonderful care. Messages to the Macgregor Family, c/- PO Box 10345, Christchurch 8145. In lieu of flowers, donations to St John would be appreciated and may be made online at bit.ly... A celebration of Annie’s life will be held in the Ferry Park Chapel, 297 Ferry Road, Christchurch, on Wednesday, October 27, at 2.00pm. Private cremation thereafter. The service will be livestreamed via bit.ly...

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ROSSON, Maureen Ann

On October 18, peacefully at home aged 70. Dearly loved wife of Russell, loved mother and mother-in-law of David, partner Clair, Anthony and Holly, and Mark. Much loved Grandmother of Morgan and Summer. Loved by all her sisters and in-laws, nieces and nephews. Messages may be addressed to the family of Maureen Rosson, 27 Amyes Road, Hornby, Christchurch. The funeral service for Maureen will be held at Hope Funerals Christchurch, 27 Amyes Road, Hornby, Christchurch, on Friday, October 22, at 11.00am followed by a private cremation. Due to Covid 19 guidelines a maximum of 100 can attend.

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HOURIGAN, Bryan Peter

2.3.1942 – 18.10.2021
Dearly loved husband of the late Diane. Loved father of Derrick, and (the late) Phillip. Father-in-law of Tracy, & Kim. Loved Grandad & Pop of EJ, Conor, Paige, Beau, Patrick, Jack, Emily, & Erin.
May you rest in peace with your Floss & Phillip.
Funeral Mass for Bryan will be celebrated on Friday 22 October 2021 at 2.00pm, please call Cleveland’s for details or you can view online at clevelandfunerals.co.nz/live.

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NAPIER, Thelma Isobel

On October 18, 2021, passed away peacefully at Ashwood Park Rest Home. Much loved wife of John. Cherished mother of Carol and Sonny, Sandy and Gabriel, Nola and Ash, Michael and Emily. Beautiful Narnie of 16 grandchildren and Great-grandmother of 29. Messages to The Napier family, c/- PO Box 9, Blenheim 7240, or www.cloudybayfunerals.co.nz...
40 years my soulmate,
you will be sorely missed.
A private cremation service will be held.

Death

McLEAN, Christopher Dennis

10.05.1966 — 16.10.2021
Of Levin. Suddenly passed away as a result of an accident. Dearly loved partner of Deborah (Debs). Loved father of Sterling, Tyson, and Makona. Brother of Robert, Terry, Karen, Steve, Theresa, Lance, Roslyn, Francis, Hine, and David.
Loved by all his whanau
and friends.
In accordance with the whanau’s wishes a private whanau service will be held. A tribute for Christopher may be placed on his tribute page at www.tributes.co.nz... or sent to the McLean Whanau, c/- 284 Oxford Street, Levin 5510.

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REGAN, Arthur David James

Died peacefully at home on Monday, October 18, 2021, surrounded by his loving family. Loved and loving husband of Margaret, loved father of John (deceased), and Susan and Rob Ainsworth, cherished grandad of Thomas Moffitt, Polly and Connor, Daniel and Amanda, Chontelle and Steven, privileged great-grandfather of Evie, and Emmett.
“In the arms of the angels”
A special thanks to the wonderful caring staff at Anthony Wilding for their care and support shown to Arthur and his family. In lieu of flowers donations to St John Ambulance would be appreciated and may be made online at bit.ly... Messages for the Regan family may be sent to 19 London Street, Richmond, Christchurch 8013. A Requiem Mass will be Celebrated at the Sacred Heart Church, 70 Spencer Street, Addington, Tomorrow (Thursday), at 11.00am, burial to follow at Memorial Park Cemetery.

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McPHERSON, Barbara Pauline

8.03.1937 — 16.10.2021
Died peacefully at Taranaki Base Hospital. Daughter of the late William & Rita McPherson and sister to Bill (dec) and Murray. Aunt of Julie, Andrew and Fiona.
A Chapter completed,
a page is turned, a life well lived, a rest well earned.
In lieu of cards and flowers, a donation to local branch of SPCA would be appreciated. A private cremation has been held and the family will arrange a suitable gathering when conditions allow.

Death

FISHER, Trevor William

On August 30, 2021, passed away peacefully at Christchurch Hospital, aged 70 years. Dearly loved husband of Vivien, much loved father and father-in-law of Aaron and Amy, and Julia and Andrew Bremner, loved and cherished granddad of Ethan, and Jake; Niquaila, and Keegan, loved brother and brother-in-law of Raymond and Elizabeth, Graeme and Robyn, and Gavin and Bev, loving son-in-law of Pearl and the late Desmond Searle. A special thanks to the nursing staff of Ward 12, Christchurch Hospital, for their care of Trevor. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Trevor Fisher, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. Due to current restrictions on large gatherings, a private Memorial Service for Trevor will be held on Saturday, October 23, at 10.30am. To watch a livestream of the service, please go to lambandhayward.co.nz/obituaries and click on the link in Trevor’s obituary.

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REGAN, Arthur

Loved and respected brother-in-law of Barbara (deceased) and John Carr, Ian and Eulene Mullins. Cherished Uncle to David (deceased) and Colleen Carr, Philippa and Mark Benefield, Robyn and Ian Bishell, Andrea Carr and David Hart; Vincent and Richelle Mullins, Joanne and Vincent Commarieu, and Stephen and Bernadette Mullins. Great-Uncle to their families.
Precious memories will
be treasured by all.
Rest in peace and love.

Death

FRANCIS, William Donald (Bill)

Died at home. Deeply missed by Mary, children, spouses and grandchildren. A service of thanksgiving will be held at 3

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SEYB, Ralph James

On October 19, 2021, peacefully at Timaru Hospital, surrounded by his family, aged 94 years. Dearly loved husband of Myrtle. Loving brother of Ernie, a loved brother-in-law and uncle of all his nieces and nephews. Messages to Myrtle Seyb, c/- Waihi Lodge Care Centre, 16 Shaw Street, Geraldine 7930. Due to Covid 19 restrictions those who would like to attend the service in Temuka on Thursday, October 21, at 11.30am, please text or phone Linda on 0272264794, or for anyone wishing to view the service online go to www.patersonsfuneralservices.co.nz... Funeral Notices, and click on Ralph’s notice for the link.

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YEADON, Evelyn Betty (nee Daniel) (Danny)

On October 18, 2021, peacefully at Elms Court Rest Home, Christchurch, aged 93 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Morris Desmond Holmes Yeadon, beloved mother of Jane and Kate, and loved grandmother of James, and William. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Betty Yeadon, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. In lieu of flowers, donations to Blind and Low Vision NZ would be appreciated and may be made at the service. A Service for Betty will be held in our Westpark Chapel, 467 Wairakei Road, Burnside, Christchurch, on Friday, October 22, at 10.00am, private thereafter.

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