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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BEAUMONT, Maurice Andre (Morrie)

Passed away peacefully on July 10, 2019, aged 86 years. Beloved husband of Beverley for 65 years. Beloved dad of Stephanie and Neville Sharland, Les and Rowena, Alan and Bronwyn, Delwyn and Graham Campbell, Linda and Noel Bradley. Treasured granddad and great-granddad. We would like to thank the the staff of Merivale Retirement Village for their care of Morrie. Messages for the Beaumont Family may be sent C/- PO Box 39127, Christchurch 8545. At Morrie’s request, a Private Funeral has been held.

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TAYLOR, Anne Elizabeth (Betty)

Passed away peacefully at Lower Hutt Hospital, on 3rd July 2019. Dearly loved wife of the late Jack Taylor, loving Mum of Jean, David, Richard and Robert, loving Nana of Ashira, Samuel, Tristan and Ava, and mother-in-law of Nigel and Marci. Private cremation and interment. Donations in lieu of flowers to the Wellington Free Ambulance please. A very special thank you to the caring staff at Lower Hutt Hospital.
Close in our hearts she will
always stay, loved and
remembered every day.

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BADHAM, Lawson

(first born of Howard and Sarah). Peacefully at Elloughton Gardens on Monday, July 8, 2019, with Irene keeping him company. Dearly loved husband of the late Val, loved dad of Martin and Linda, Irene and Jim, Fran, Trevor and Janet, granddad of Jarred, and Libby, Ashleigh, Karina, Jack, and great-grandy of Tia, Ayda, and Zari. A loved uncle of all his nieces and nephews. Special thanks to Mon for her wonderful support. At Lawson’s request a private service has been held. Messages to
35 Faringdon Boulevard, Rolleston 7615.

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ROSTRON, Patricia Rosa (Pat) (nee Prince)

Passed away peacefully on 10 July 2019 at Radius Kensington, Hamilton, aged 85 years. Loved wife of the late Alan. Loved mother of Tom and Sandy, Jill and Steve Zanders, Sue and Vanessa Cottier, Nick and Jo. Loved Granny and Great-Granny. Loved sister of John Prince. Pat’s family would like to thank Radius Kensington for the love and care shown to their Mum. A memorial service for Pat will be held at Seddon Park Funeral Home Chapel, Cnr Seddon Road & Somerset Street, Hamilton, on Friday, 19 July 2019 at 10.30am. All communications to the Rostron family C/- PO Box 5523, Frankton, Hamilton 3242.

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COBURN, Kerry Rose

Peacefully at home in Manapouri with her family by her side on Monday, July 8, 2019. Aged 62 years. Loved wife of Ken. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Fiona and Craig, Nathan and Selena, Ben and Nancy. Loved grandma and great-grandma of Allysha, Shanae, Fallon, Jesse, Rosie, Hunter, Lyon and Tane. Loved daughter of Beth King and the late Richard (Mac) McCready. Loved sister and sister-in-law of Leah and Murray, Fiona, Robyn and Garth, Dene. A loved aunty to all her nephews and nieces. As per Kerry’s wishes a private service has taken place. We would like to thank Dr Paula King and the team at Fiordland Medical Centre, Bernie and Lee - District Nurses, the staff of Hospice Southland for the compassion and love in the care you showed Kerry. To the many family and friends who have bought food, flowers and provided support to Kerry and all the family, we thank you from the bottom of our hearts. Messages to P.O. Box 10, Riverton 9847.

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RIDDLE, Roy

On July 9, 2019 peacefully at Bob Scott Retirement Village; aged 87 years. Dearly loved husband of Kay for 57 years. Loved father and father-in-law of David & Helen, Andrew & Jeanette, Susan & Dean, Ian & Suzanne. Loved Grandad of Lewis and Timothy; Alexandra and Amber; Daniel, Izaak and Cameron; Stanley and Phoebe. Special thanks to the staff of Bob Scott Retirement Village for the great care given to Roy. The funeral for Roy will be held at Cornwall Manor, cnr Knights Road & Cornwall Street, Lower Hutt, on Monday, July 15 at 10.30am; followed by a private cremation.

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HARTLEY, Helen Maree

Passed away suddenly in Australia at the Gold Coast Hospital on July 1, 2019. aged 71. Dearly loved wife and best friend of Doug. Loved and loving mother and mother-in-law of Jo-Ann and Mark Bermingham, Ricky Hartley and Cherie Johnson, Dean and Leesa Hartley, Shannon and Audrey Hartley. Much loved grandmother of Tim and Michael, Georgia, Torin, Flynn, Quade and Ivy, Brooke, Jason, Liam and Greta. Loved great-grandmother of Luke and Kahlie, Braxton and Haley. Loved sister and sister-in-law of Jill and Kerry White (Australia), Brian and Daisy Raue (Australia). Loving aunt to all her nieces and nephews. A private cremation has been held. Memorial details to be advised. Messages to 196 Chelmsford Street, Invercargill. 9810.

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NICHOLLS, Shona Dayal(nee Bhana)

On Wednesday, July 10, 2019 passed away peacefully at Rosewood Rest Home. Dearly loved sister and sister-in-law of Balvant and Ranjan, Foi of Shameena and Nimesh and Rajeev.
You have fought a great battle.
May you now rest in peace.
You will be forever in our hearts.

Death

PRIOR, Colin Albert

Peacefully on Wednesday, July 10, 2019, at Adriel Rest Home, Amberley, surrounded by family. Aged 78 years. Dearly loved husband of Shirley. Forever and always loved dad of Christina and father-in-law of Geoff. Much loved grandad of Connor. The family wish to thank the staff at Adriel Rest Home for their love, care, and support of Colin and the family. An afternoon tea to celebrate Colin’s life will be held at Rossburn Receptions, Spark Lane, (off Northbrook Rd), Rangiora, on Friday July 19, at 2.00pm. Messages to the Prior family, c/- PO Box 24, Leithfield Beach 7446.

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COURSEY, Edyth Elizabeth (Dimps)

On July 10, 2019, peacefully at Essie Summers Retirement Village, Christchurch, in her 100th year. Dearly loved wife of the late Bill, and much loved mother and mother-in-law of Mary Lester (nee Coursey), John and Elaine, Peter and Kathleen. A loved Grandma of Paul and Mark, Phillip and Matthew, Sarah and Anna, and loved Great-Grandma of Ryan, Noah, Erin, Nicole, James, Briar and Sophie. The Funeral Service for Edyth will be held at St Anne’s Anglican Church, corner of Centaurus Road and Wilsons Road, St Martins, on Tuesday, July 16, 11.00am.

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KIRKWOOD, A-Marah

(Previously known as Deborah Flaus). We announce, with sadness, that A-Marah Kirkwood died gently on the evening of Tuesday 9 July 2019. Her kindness, compassion and courage will be remembered by her friends and all the people she met and helped. To all those who have wrapped their skill, care and love around A-Marah during these last weeks, thank you. Your presence and support has been a great comfort. A celebration of A-Marah’s life will be held at 11.00am on Tuesday 16 July at the Taranaki Cathedral Peace Hall, Vivian St, New Plymouth. Please come and join us to honour her life and journey. She was a special woman.
a simple cremation
Ph 0800 236 236

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WEBBER, Franklyn Francis (Frank)

Passed peacefully, on July 9, 2019, at St Allisa Life Care, aged 76 years. Much loved husband of Brenda. Treasured father and father-in-law of Juliet and Keri, Angela and Jared, Judith and the late Ryan and Scott. Beloved grandfather of Noa and Ngaikiha, Ravie, Fenn and Lani, and Regan and Leon. The family wish to thank the staff at St Allisa for their care and support. Messages for the family may be sent c/- PO Box 39127, Christchurch 8545. A service to farewell Frank will be held at the Christchurch Crematorium Chapel, on Tuesday, July 16, 2019, at 2.00pm.

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CHICK, Elaine Dorothy

Sadly passed away on Friday, July 5, 2019, at 11.00pm, aged 72 years. Loved mother of Andrea, Michelle and Gary, Ricki and Jo, loved Nan of Nikayla, Kyra, Jessica, Libby and Max, loved Great-Nan of Laila and sophia, loved sister of Neil and Val Fleming, loved sister-in-law of Cherie and Dave Milne, and Billy and Viv Gleeson. A private family service will be held at a later date.

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DAY, Morrice Ernest

Passed away peacefully at Jean Sandel on Wednesday 10th July 2019, aged 92 years. Dearly loved husband of Moira for over 60 years. Much loved father and father-in-law of Kelvin, Warren and Niki, and Berys and Ian Smith. Dearly loved granddad of Jason and Nathan Day.
The farmer now at rest.
All messages may be sent to “The Day Family”, c/- PO Box 4016, New Plymouth. In accordance with Morrice’s wishes a private family cremation has been held.

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GOSTELOW, Derek Victor

Peacefully at Peacehaven, on Wednesday, July 10, 2019. Dearly loved husband of the late Marlene. Loved brother-in-law of the late Ron and Dorothy Larby, and loved member of the extended Larby family. In accordance with Derek’s wishes, he has been reunited with Marlene at the Greenpoint Cemetery. The family would like to give warm thanks for the care given to Derek by the staff of Rowena Jackson and laterally at Peacehaven.

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