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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CURTIS, Phillip Charles Desmond

Peacefully in New Plymouth on Wednesday 13 October 2021, aged 79. For service details go to Phil’s tribute page at eagars.co.nz/phil.

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LINTON, Josephine Sanchez Torrefranca

Passed away peacefully at Timaru Hospital on Tuesday, October 12, 2021, aged 68 years. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Joseph (Dickon) and Marilyn, and Ferdinand. Loved sister of Tess Stewart, Boy, Gisela, Junior (dec), Victor, Bonet, and Nick (dec). Adored Grandma of Kacey-Ann. All messages to the Linton family, C/- PO Box 772, Timaru 7940. A service for Josephine will be held at Sacred Heart Basilica, Craigie Avenue, on Tuesday, October 19 at 11.00am, to be followed by interment at the Timaru Cemetery.

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ROBERTS, Gary Stuart

3.7.1942 — 12.10.2021
The family, with love and sadness, wish to advise of Gary’s peaceful passing at Ashwood Park Retirement Village (formerly of Christchurch). Dearly loved husband of Pam (née Deed) for almost 60 years. Best mate, teacher, father and all-round great guy of Karen and Tony, Tania and Dean, Carla and Craig. Very special Pop of Alice, and Gazza of Bridget. Messages may be sent to the Roberts Family, c/- P O Box 110, Blenheim 7240. In lieu of flowers, a donation to Parkinsons Society of NZ would be appreciated and may be made to account 02-0600-01491080-000. In accordance with Gary’s wishes, a private cremation has been held.

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NEAL, Eleanor Barbara (Barbara)

On October 12, 2021, passed away peacefully at Ashwood Park Retirement Village. Dearly loved wife of the late Vern. Loved mother of Andrew and Kathryn, Jackie and Grant, Martin and Ann and Greg and Helen. Loved Grandmother to her 11 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. Loved sister of Erica Smith (Motueka); and the late Murray. Messages to 17 Temple Mews, Renwick 7240 or www.cloudybayfunerals.co.nz.... A celebration of Barbara’s life will be held at the Springlands Chapel, Cloudy Bay Funeral Services, 15 Boyce St, Blenheim, on Monday, October 18, at 11.00am, followed by interment at the Tua Marina Cemetery. The service for Barbara is being livestreamed and may be viewed on the Cloudy Bay Funeral Services website.

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WILLIAMS, Margaret Rose (Rose)

Peacefully at home on Wednesday, October 13, 2021, in the presence of her loving family. Aged 81 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Len. Treasured Mum of Sue and Wayne Tily, Chris and Kerry Stevens, Maree and Tim Robertson, Trevor and Trish, and Pauline Jones. Adored Nana of all her grand and great-grandchildren.
“Resting Peacefully Now”
Special thanks to those who cared for Rose at home with the support from Hospice Southland. In accordance with Rose’s wishes, a private family farewell will be held. Messages to 48 Bourke Street, Invercargill 9810 or to Rose’s tribute page at frasersfunerals.co.nz/tributes

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MELTZER, Rudolf (Rolf)

On October 11, 2021, in Christchurch Hospital with his family. Much loved husband of Gail and father and father-in- law of Aidan and Kelsey, Jeremy and Kimberley, and grandad of Caleb and Jasper. A loved son of Rudolf and Louise Meltzer and a brother, brother-in-law, and uncle of his extended family. Messages c/- PO Box 9, Blenheim 7240, or
www.cloudybayfunerals.co.nz... In respecting Rolf’s wishes, a private cremation will be held.

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MUDGE, William Gordon

Aged 95 years. Passed away peacefully at the Levin Home for War Veterans on Tuesday, 13 October 2021. Dearly loved husband of the late Noelene and the late Careta. Dearly loved father of Margaret & Bayne, Heather & Gavin, Allan, Gordon, Dianne & Daryl, Christine & Rob, Sandra, Rodney & Nahdia. Treasured and much loved grandad and great-grandad. Many thanks to the amazing staff at the Levin Home for War Veterans, we appreciate your care and dedication. A service to farewell Bill will be held under level 2 restrictions at The Funeral Home, Saturday, 16 October 2021 at 11.00am, followed by interment.

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MURDOCH, Ashley Charles (Ash)

Passed away peacefully on October 13, 2021, at the Marlborough Hospice with family by his side, aged 88 years. Beloved husband of Margaret, father of Robin, Kevin, Grant and Terry. Also step-dad of Paul, Craig and Grant Thornley. Adored Granddad and Great-Granddad of many. Ash will be resting at home over the weekend. Visitors and messages welcome at 542 Hawkesbury Road, RD 2, Blenheim 7272. Tributes can also be sent to www.cloudybayfunerals.co.nz... A Funeral Service for Ash will be held at the Springlands Chapel, Cloudy Bay Funeral Services, 15 Boyce Street, Blenheim, on Tuesday, October 19 at 1.00pm, followed by interment at the Fairhall Cemetery. The service is being livestreamed and may be viewed on the Cloudy Bay Funeral Services website.

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McINTYRE, Gladwen Frances (née Brown)

8.11.1928 — 13.10.2021
Passed away peacefully at Ashwood Rest Home, after a full life. Loved wife of Peter McIntyre (deceased). Loved mother and mother-in-law of Robert and Diana, Soozee and Bruce, and a loved grandma and great-grandmother. Remembered fondly by her extended family. Messages to 180 Redwood Street, Blenheim 7201 or www.cloudybayfunerals.co.nz... A graveside service for Gladwen will be held at the Richmond Cemetery, Nelson, on Saturday, October 16, at 11.00am.

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GULLEY, Mark Hansen

Passed away on 14th October 2021, aged 75. Loved husband of Linda for 55 years, father of Angela & Andy Turner, Sharon & Douglas Burns, Phillip & Nicky. Pops to Megan, Justin, Kate, James, Sarah, Breanna, Ryan, Adalyn, and Isobella. Son of the late Robert & Doris. Due to covid restrictions a private service will be held at Alexandra House Chapel, Te Awamutu, on Monday, 18th October at 11am. You are invited to watch via livestream, please email office@teawamutufunerals.co.nz or contact family for link. All communications to the Gulley family, PO Box 137, Te Awamutu 3840.
Te Awamutu Funeral Services, FDANZ.

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DICKINSON, Barbara Anne

Passed away, surrounded by her loving family, on Wednesday, October 13, 2021, at Calvary Hospital. Reunited with her beloved soulmate John. A dearly loved and devoted mother and mother-in-law of Ian and Moiroa, David and Sandra, Julie and Goldie. Adored and loved Grandma and Nana of Koro and Harry, Katherine and Craig, Nathan and Megan, Britney, Aimee and Dillon, Alesha and Aaron, Karli and Tom, Bradley and Lauren. A very loved Calvary Grandma and Grandma Barbs of Jack and Keira; Ava, Charlie, Bella and Jordie; Ella and Mia; Rocky, Boh, Olo and Dita; Edie-Mae and Lainey, and Willa. A much loved big sister and best friend of Val and Roger Smith. A missed Aunty and great Aunty of Nicola, Hayden, Zac, James and Ellie. A loved niece of the late Jack and Bertha Ledwich. A very much loved cousin of Val. Lovingly remembered by her family in the UK. A very special thanks to the staff at Calvary Hospital for their loving care of Barb. A graveside service for Barbara will be held at the Greenpoint Cemetery, at 11.00am on Saturday, October 16. Messages to 235 Foyle Street, Bluff, or to Barbara’s tribute page at www.frasersfunerals.co.nz...

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RANGI, Elizabeth Sinclair (Betty)

Passed away peacefully, with family at her side, on October 13, 2021, at Jack Inglis Community Hospital, Mouteka, aged 85. Dearly loved wife of the late Gerald (QSM); cherished mum of Elaine and Nigel, Robert, Christine and Stephen, and Helen; treasured nana of Rosanne, Nicole, Dana and Matt, Rowen and Niamh, Elizabeth and Sam, Sarah, Peyton, Tayla, Madalyn, Hannah, and Lilla. Special thanks to the staff of Jack Inglis for their care of Betty over the last 8 years. Details of Betty’s funeral service to be advised.

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HARMAN, Peter Thomas

On Monday October 11, 2021, aged 83 years, at Donkey Farm, Little Akaloa. Much loved husband of Fi, father and father-in-law of Prue and Tim, James and Katy, Claire, and Sam and Jennifer and grandfather of Calum and Rebecca; Max, Tashi and Lizzie; Jack, Nicholas and Hannah; and Daniel. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Peter Harman, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. A private family funeral has been held.

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BATTEN, Mary Ellen (Molly)

Of Levin. Passed away peacefully on Tuesday 12 October 2021, aged 97 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Desmond. Much loved mother of Alan, David, June (dec), and Paul. A Requiem Mass for Molly will be held at St Joseph’s Catholic Church, 56 Weraroa Road, Levin, Today Friday 15 October 2021, at 11.00am. Messages C/- 547 Queen Street, Levin.

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WALKER, Ngaire Elizabeth

On October 7, 2021, lovingly remembered sister and sister-in-law of Cheryl and Murray, and aunty of Sebastian and Thaddaeus.
God’s precious flower

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