Death Notices

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

Recent Notices in New Zealand

Death

VOWLES, Anne Jocelyn

Peacefully in Taupo, surrounded by family, on 13th June 2019, in her 89th year. Much loved wife of Roland; cherished Mum and mother-in-law of Susan and her partner, Peter; Judith & Tim; Christine & Charles; Philippa & Richard. Treasured grandmother to Julia, Ethan, Nicola and William; and great-grandmother to Myles. As per Anne’s wishes, a private service has been held. In lieu of flowers, donations please to Lake Taupo Hospice Inc., PO Box 950, Taupo.
Taupo Funeral Services Ltd
FDANZ

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THOMAS, Brian Joseph (Joe)

Passed away in the loving care of the staff of Vickery Court on Sunday, June 16, 2019. Loved father of Stephen, Simon, and Vanessa. Loved Pop Pop of Sam, Shannon, Dean, and Jena, loved brother and brother-in-law of Ed and Shona, Audrey and the late Noel, John and Iris, Terry and Judy, and Tricia, a loved uncle of his nieces and nephews. A service for Joe will be held in the Southland Crematorium Chapel, Rockdale Road, Invercargill, on Thursday, June 20, at 2.00pm. Messages to 414 Herbert Street, Invercargill.

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MATHIE, Brian Leroy (Leroy)

Peacefully on Sunday, June 16, 2019, at Christchurch Hospital, aged 61 years. Dearly loved partner of Jo, much loved dad of Corina, Kushla, and Ashley. A loved brother, brother-in-law and uncle, and a friend to many. Messages for the Family may be sent C/- PO Box 39127, Christchurch 8545. A special thank you to the staff of Christchurch Hospital for their care of Leroy.
“Sadly Missed”
The Funeral Service for Leroy will be held in our chapel,
65 Vickerys Road, Wigram, on Wednesday, June 19, at 2.00pm.

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EDMONDS, Francis Leonard (Frank/Tab)

Passed away on 16th June 2019, in his 88th year. Loving husband of Dolores; father of Greg, Simon, Christopher and Nathan. Frank will be sadly missed by all of his family including his grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nephews & nieces. He was a special Lolo Frank. Messages to ‘the Edmonds family’ may be placed on Frank’s tribute page at www.tributes.co.nz... or posted c/- PO Box 723, Paraparaumu 5254. Frank’s funeral service will be held at the Harbour City Funeral Home Chapel, 300 Kapiti Road, Paraparaumu, on Saturday 22nd June 2019, at 11.00am. Thereafter private cremation.

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MOORE, Douglas James (Doug)

Passed away peacefully on Saturday 15 June 2019 at Aparangi Rest Home, Te Kauwhata, with his loving family by his side. Dearly loved husband of Noeleen for 74 years. Loved and respected father and father-in-law of Bev and Peter Davies; Lionel and Janice; Mike and Ally; Kev and Trish; and Raewyn and Dave Curtis. Loved Pop to all his grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. A service for Doug will be held at the Apaprangi Rest Home on Wednesday 19 June 2019 at 11 am and this will be followed by another service at The Lychway Chapel, 5 Roy Street, Palmerston North on Friday 21 June 2019 at 11.00am. Messages can be sent to Doug’s family, c/- PO Box 1014, Palmerston North.

Death

TAIWHATI, Eileen T.Z

Of Feilding and Highbury.
On Sunday 16th June 2019, peacefully at Palmerston North Hospital. Dearly loved and sadly missed partner of Stacey. Dearly loved sister, aunty and friend. In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made to the Women’s Refuge. Messages to the Taiwhati family, c/- PO Box 5191, Palmerston North 4441. A service for Eileen will be held at the Bahai Centre, Feilding, on Thursday 20th June 2019, at 11.00am, followed by private cremation.

Death

GLASSEY, Grant Norman

Dearly loved son of Lesley and the late Graham, loved brother and friend of Deanna and Wayne, Uncle of Clara, and Anthony Watson. We wish to acknowledge all members of Lions Clubs throughout New Zealand, your generosity in providing the Liver Transplant Unit at Auckland Hospital enabled Grant to have another 19 years of Life! This we sincerely appreciate. Messages to

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WHITE, Paul Ellis

On 16 June 2019, at Hutt Hospital, Lower Hutt. Dearly loved husband of Ann, together 50 years. Cherished Dad of Joanne and Nicola, and father-in-law of Greg. Much loved brother of Brian, Trevor (dec), Keith and David & Jenny. Loved brother-in-law, uncle and friend to many. In lieu of flowers donations to the Upper Hutt RSA would be appreciated and may be left at the service. A service for Paul will be held in Kingswood, cnr King and Cairo St, Upper Hutt, on Wednesday, 19 June 2019, at 2.00pm, followed by private cremation.

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ARMSTRONG, Desley Antonia

On June 16, 2019, peacefully surrounded by her family in her 87th year. Dearly loved Mum and mother-in-law of Sue, Guy and Stella, and Nan to Jason, Allicia, David, Kerrie, Simon, Amanda and her 7 great-grandchildren. Thank you to the staff at Christchurch Hospital and Avon Lifecare for the love and care shown to Desley during her time with them. Messages to the Armstrong family, c/- PO Box 111-01, Christchurch 8443. A Funeral Service for Desley will be held in the Harewood Crematorium Chapel on Wednesday, June 19 at 2.30pm.

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ZUURBIER, Pieter Nicolaas (Piet)

Peacefully at home on Monday, June 17, 2019, aged 95. Dearly loved husband of Thera (Trees). Dearly loved father and father-in-law of Mary and Paul McLean, Angela and Chris Ryan, Marius and Maree Vergeer, Richard and Joanne Vergeer, Tess Barnes, Chris and Sandra Vergeer, Martina and Kevin Armstrong, and Helen and Geoff Broughton. Loved Opa to 24 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Loved brother and brother-in-law to his family in Holland and Canada. Loved uncle of all his nieces and nephews.
R.I.P.
In lieu of flowers, donations to Hospice Southland would be appreciated and can be left at the service. As per Pieter’s wishes, a private service will be held. Messages to 529 Bayswater Road, RD 3, Otautau 9683 Online tributes may be made on
frasersfunerals.co.nz/tributes.

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CALDER, Margaret

Passed away peacefully at Brylyn Rest Home, on 16th June 2019. Loved and cherished mum and mum-in-law of Lynley and Steven, precious nana of Emma and George, and Ben and Cushla, and great-nana of Cooper.
Forever in our hearts

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LAMMERS, Martin John

On June 14, 2019, died suddenly at home, aged 52 years. Loved husband of Faye, adored father of Sjaak, Joshua, and Corban, loved son of the late Martinus and Henrica, son-in-law of Pauline and Donald Foster, loved brother and brother-in-law of Rosjier and Lee-Anne, Clim and Diana, the late Annemieke and John, Jackie and the late Ray, Daniel and Rachelle, Emily and Hedley. Beloved uncle to all his nieces and nephews, and friend to many. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Martin Lammers, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. The family would love a note of a favourite memory or anecdote about Martin that can be left at the service. The Funeral Service for Martin will be held in our Westpark Chapel, 467 Wairakei Road, Burnside, on Monday, June 24, at 10.00am.

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MATTOCK, Mary-Louise (nee Dravitzki)

In loving memory of Mary-Lou, who passed away peacefully at home on Friday, 14th June 2019. Loved youngest daughter of the late Len and Maisie Dravitzki. Dearly loved and cherished sister and sister-in-law of Lynne Jagusch (dec) (Wellington), Gerald and Maureen Dravitzki (NP), Max and Carolyn Dravitzki (NP), Kathryn (dec) and Nick Donovan (Auckland), Barry and Maria Dravitzki (NP), and Denise Heather (NP). Loved aunty of all her nieces and nephews.
An amazing, courageous lady. Her laughter and love of life were truly inspirational.
Will be sadly missed.

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HOLLOWS, Maurice David (Monty)

Passed away peacefully on Friday 14th June 2019, surrounded by family, aged 91 years. A service for Monty will be held at the Church of Christ, 37 Botanical Road, Palmerston North, on Thursday 20th June 2019 at 2.00pm.
C.H.B. Funeral Services Ltd FDANZ Waipukurau

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JACOBSON, Olga Lorraine

On June 16, 2019 peacefully at home in Masterton, in her 89th year. Much loved eldest daughter of the late Victor and Kathleen (Biddy). Loved sister and sister-in-law of Keith (dec) and Pat, John (Dec) and Gail, Ruth and Bob Hannibal, Pat, Murray; and sister-in-laws Robyn and Veronica. Adored aunt, great-aunt and great-great-aunt of all her nieces and nephews. Special thanks to Wairarapa Hospice and Dr Helen Clayson for their care. Olga’s celebration will be held at 1d Mary Street, Masterton on Saturday, June 29 between 12 noon and 4.00pm, with tributes at 2.00pm. A small plate of food to share would be appreciated. Join the family in celebrating a full and wonderful life.
Wairarapa Funeral Services
www.wairarapafunerals.co.nz...
FDANZ, Masterton

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