Death Notices

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

Recent Notices in New Zealand

Death

UERATA, Hopu David (Homai)

On 20th June 2018, peacefully at Tokoroa Hospital, aged 68 years. Beloved husband of Nancy. Much loved father and father-in-law, Pop, brother and uncle to many. David (Homai) will be lying in state at Rakaunui Marae, Kawhia, this afternoon. A Tangi for David (Homai) will be held at the above marae on Monday 25th June at 11.00am, followed by a burial at Mokoroa Urupa.
South Waikato Funeral Services Ltd, FDANZ
PO Box 459, Tokoroa 3444

Death

PARRY, Robert Walter (Bob)

Peacefully at home with his family on 19th June 2018. In his 89th year. Dearly loved husband for 64 years to Nola. Much loved father and father-in-law to David and Yvonne, Kevin and Jan, Bruce and Rebekah, Stephen and Estelle, Roger and Dianne, Sandra and Cameron, Diane and Stu, Raewyn, Philip, Janine and Scott. Loved Grandad of his 23 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
“A generous man with
a huge heart”
Donations to the Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter would be appreciated and may be left at the service. A Service for Bob will be held at the Mangakino District Services Club, Wairenga Road, on Saturday 23rd of June 2018 at 11.00am, followed by interment at The Mangakino Cemetery.
South Waikato Funeral Services Ltd FDANZ
PO Box 459, Tokoroa

Death

RATTRAY, Captain Douglas John (Doug)

On June 18, 2018. Suddenly at home. Aged 72 years. Dearly loved husband of Carol. Much loved father and father-in-law of Julian & Michelle, Adrian and Kirsten. Loved grandad of Hamish, Xavier, Samuel and Kaleb. Loved brother of Graham, Bruce and Glenda.
‘At home with his Lord
and Saviour’
A service to celebrate Doug’s life will be held in the Salvation Army Citadel, Bluegum Rd, Paraparaumu, on Friday, June 22, at 2.00pm, followed by private cremation at Kaitawa Crematorium.
Waikanae Funeral Home
FDANZ Tel 04 2936844

Death

SCHICKER, Leonard (Len)

Passed away suddenly on June 18, 2018, Aged 58. Dearly loved husband of Diane. Loved father of Raymond and Jemmimah, Shawn, Lee, Michelle and Nick. Cherished by all his grandchildren. A celebration of Len’s life will be held for immediate family and friends at Newstead Chapel on Friday, 22 June at 11.00am.

Death

VANCE, Cora Doreen (nee Rainey)

At the South Canterbury Hospice, on June 19, 2018. Dearly loved wife and best friend of Murray, much loved mother and mother-in-law of Fiona (Stillborn), Robyn and Simon Gillespie (Auckland), and Matt and Nancy Vance (Diamond Harbour), and a treasured grandmother of Oshie, Stan, Cameron, Mila, and Baie. As St Mary's Church is undergoing earthquake repairs, a service celebrating her wonderful life will be held at St John's Anglican Church, Wai-iti Road, Timaru, on Monday, June 25, at 1.00pm, thereafter private cremation. A very special thank you to Dr Price, Dr Boon, and the dedicated people at the South Canterbury Hospice. Donations to the South Canterbury Hospice can be made at the service. Messages to 159 Douglas St, Highfield, Timaru 7910, or murray.vance@xtra.co.nz
Betts Funeral Services

Death

WHITE, Judith Mary

Passed peacefully on 19 June 2018 at Te Hopai Hospital. Loved daughter of the late Edna Lucia and Harold Temple White, sister of Graham, Harold and the late Douglas, Elgar, Randall and Patricia and valued support to her many relatives and friends. In lieu of flowers donations to Women’s Refuge would be appreciated, via www.womensrefuge.org.nz.... A private service will be held. A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Lychgate Funerals
FDANZ Tel. 385 0745
www.lychgate.co.nz...

Death

AMON, Hugo Christopher

Passed away peacefully at Wellington Hospital on 18 June 2018, after two short weeks of life. Cherished son of Selina & James. Loved brother of Kenzie and twin brother of Hally. Loved grandson of Tish & the late Chris, Collette & David. Loved nephew of all his aunts and uncles. A private service and burial will be held.
Lychgate Funerals
www.lychgate.co.nz...
FDANZ Tel. (04) 385 0745

Death

FULI, Apete Naniseni

Tulou Tulou Tulou
E fakatalofa atu te paia mate mamalu ona kaiga ma na uo.
Kote matou tamana pele ia Apete Fuli kua kalaga mai te tatou Matai i te lagi.
E fakafetai atu ai te matou matua kia Lovey Fuli mate fanau mo na talosaga.
Sunrise 1 December 1940, Fakaofo, Tokelau. Sunset Tuesday 19th June 2018, Porirua. Passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family after a short illness. Dearly loved husband of Lovey. Beloved brother and brother-in-law of Tofu (dec) & Italy Fuli, (the late) Ata & Lisone Kupa, (the late) Feiloaiga & Taumafai Kirifi, Lakena (dec) & Sailusi, Malae & Helulo, Penani & Pesega, Moli & Tupele, Tukiau (dec), Suisana (dec), Sala & Matio. (the late) Lorraine & Skip, Kathy & Taranaki. Cherished father of Sipaia (dec), Ionatana & (the late) Cherie, Tavita & Martha, Tofu & Selina, Suisana & Konelaki, Reremoana & Henio, Sipaia & Olly. Treasured and respected by his many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Family Service to celebrate Apete’s life will be held at Church of Christ the King (Pacific Island Presbyterian Church), Cannons Creek, Porirua, today (Thursday 21st June) at 6.00pm. Funeral Service to be held at the same Church on Saturday 23 June at 10.00am, followed by interment at Whenua Tapu Cemetery.
‘He fought the Great fight
to the very end’.
For general enquiries, please contact Moana Fuli 021-909-308 or Kupa Kupa 021-025-60956.
Mo na Leo fakamolemole fakahoataki kia Tofu Fuli ma Tapu Tapu 027-430-8179.

Death

TRAINOR, CatherineTurner McDonald (Rena)

Suddenly at her home at Foxton Beach on Thursday 14 June 2018. Much loved wife of the late Graeme. Sadly missed mother of Alan, Mary, Peter, and Fiona. Loving Nana of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Sister of Olive Shaw (Upper Hutt). In accordance with Rena’s wishes a private service has been held.

Death

LINES, John David (J.D)

Peacefully at Dunstan Hospital on Sunday, June 17, 2018, aged 83 years. Loved husband of Pat, loved father and father-in-law of Tony, Bob and Nicky, Jason and Ann-Maree, and loved Grandad and great-Grandad of Sheree, Arleya, Brad, and Hudson Beck, Sharna; Auriel, Shelisa, Crystalyn, and Tara-Leigh (Tussock). Loved brother, brother-in-law and uncle. In accordance with John’s wishes a private service has been held. A celebration of J.D’s life for family and friends will be held in the Dunstan Hotel on Thursday, June 21, at 5.00pm. Thanks to Dunstan Hospital staff and doctors for their care of J.D. Messages to PO Box 92, Clyde 9340.
Central Otago Funerals
Alexandra, F.D.A.N.Z.
Ph 0800 263 863

Death

PAGE, Dianne Patricia

Peacefully after a courageous battle with cancer, on Thursday, June 14, 2018, aged 60 years. Much loved daughter and stepdaughter of Jean and Tony Bishop, and a loved daughter of the late Jim Page. Loved sister of Suzanne, and Paul, and sister-in-law of Martina. A loved stepsister of Andrew, Megan, Alistair and families (Perth W.A). Dearly loved Aunty of Ethan, Benjamin, Ivanna, and Malia. Messages for the Family can be sent C/- 59 Ensign Street, Halswell, Christchurch 8025. A Private Family Service for Dianne has been held.

Death

REESBY, Malcolm Frederick George

Passed away peacefully on Friday, June 15, 2018, at Geraldine Retirement Village, in his 88th year. Much loved husband of Mollie, and loved brother of Rosalie. Treasured friend of Margaret Holding also Tony Holding and “uncle” of Brenda and Rachel . A memorial service to celebrate Malcolm’s life will be held at the Geraldine Funeral Services Chapel, 186 Talbot Street, Geraldine, on Friday, June 22, 2018, commencing at 2.00pm. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Geraldine Retirement Home would be greatly appreciated and may be made at the service. Messages to C/- 186 Talbot Street, Geraldine 7930.
Geraldine Funeral Services
F.D.A.N.Z.

Death

HOLDCROFT, Thomas William Henry

Tom passed away peacefully on 17 June 2018. He was a much loved brother-in-law to Joan and Bruce Watson, John and Jan O’Neill, and Bruce and Annette O’Neill. He was a respected Uncle Tom to his extended family.
May he rest in peace
after a life well lived.

Death

PEMBERTON, Colin

After a long battle with cancer. Dearly loved brother and brother-in-law of Jim and Barbara, and uncle of Tanya and Nikki.
Now at peace with no pain. Will be forever remembered and never forgotten.

Death

DUXBURY, Judith Margaret(Judy)(nee McKee)

Passed away peacefully on June 14, 2018, at Burwood Hospital, in her 91st year. Dearly loved wife of the late Ivan (Pigeon Bay), much loved mother and mother-in-law of John and Janis, the late Pauline, David, Stephen and Sandra and Philip. Much loved gran to all her grandchildren and great-grandchildren and good friend to many. Messages C/- the Duxbury family to PO Box 35046, Christchurch 8640. At Judy’s request a private family service has been held.

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