Death Notices

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Recent Notices in New Zealand

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HICKEY, Pauline Mary (nee Krippner)

Passed away peacefully at Waikato Hospital on 18th April 2018, aged 86. Loved wife of the late Reg. Loving mother and mother in law of David and Lorraine, Barbara and Herman. Loved nana of Patrick, Robert and Sophie; and Lily. Loved sister of Bill (dec), Len, Jim (dec), RoseAnne (dec), and Doreen. Requiem Mass will be held at St Patrick's Catholic Church, 625 Alexandra Street, Te Awamutu on Monday, 23rd April 2018 at 11am followed by burial at the Te Awamutu Cemetery. All communications to the Hickey family, P O Box 137, Te Awamutu 3840.
Te Awamutu Funeral Services, FDANZ.

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WATT, Valerie Anastasia

On April 17, 2018, at Parkstone Care Home, aged 89 years. Loved wife of the late Trevor, dearly loved mother of Daryl and Geoffrey, loved grandmother of Samuel, and Lee; Luke, and Josh, and a loved mother-in-law of Judy, and Jane.
“Will be sadly missed”
Messages may be addressed to

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STROUD, Ganore Mary

On Tuesday 17 April 2018. Peacefully at Gallagher Waikato Hospice. Dearly loved wife of John and Mum of Karen & James, Tracy & Bob, sister of Graham & Trish Currall and aunty to Glenda and Leon. A memorial service to celebrate Ganore's life will be held on Saturday 21st April in the White Rose Chapel, 75 Cook Street, Hamilton at 1.30pm. In lieu of flowers a donation to The Gallagher Waikato Hospice may be left at the service or posted to PO Box 325 Hamilton. All communications to the Stroud family c/-James R Hill Funeral Directors. 717 Grey Street, Claudelands, Hamilton. 3216 FDANZ

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JOHNSTONE, David Barry

Of 29 Gordon Street, Woodville. Dave passed away, aged 78 years, on 18 April 2018, after a long brave battle, surrounded by his adoring family. Precious husband to Dorothy, devoted father to Christine, Nigel, and Melanie, and loving Grandad to Andrew, Geoffrey, Danielle, and William; Stacey and Tony; Georgia, Camryn, and Nadia. Family is so grateful for the loving care and support of all staff of Arohanui Hospice to whom donations may be made in lieu of flowers and these may be left at Dave’s service. A service for Dave will be held in St Columbkilles Catholic Church, Vogel Street, Woodville, on Monday 23 April at 2.00pm, followed by burial at Pinfold Road Cemetery.

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LAWSON, Murray

Passed away peacefully at Te Rangimarie Hospice, Taranaki, on 13 April 2018, after a short illness. Aged 84 years. Dearly loved and devoted husband and best mate of Dawn for 60 years. Much loved father of Ross & Lane, father-in-law of Shirree & Helen, adored Poppa of Jack, Amelia and Antonia. Special thanks for the wonderful care Murray received from Taranaki Base Hospital & Te Rangimarie Hospice. According to Murray’s wishes a private family service has been held.
a simple cremation
Ph 0800 236 236

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CLARKE, Amy Alison (nee Christini)

On 12th April 2018, peacefully at Pohlen Hospital, Matamata. In her 99th year. Loved wife of the late Dennis (Mick), and loved sister of the late Owen. A much loved Aunty to all the extended family. At Amy’s express wish, a private service has been held. Communications c/- K Christini, 108 Tawari Street, Matamata 3400. Broadway Funeral Home (Matamata) FDANZ.

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URQUHART, Dorothy Jean (Dot)

On Tuesday 17 April 2018, finally at rest. Beloved wife of Ray (Blue). Cherished mum of Dion & Jo; and Mark & Christine. Loved step mum of Trevor & Juliet Urquhart; and Paul Urquhart. Adored nana to all her grandchildren. Very special sister to June Robinson, Les (dec), Barry (dec), Margaret (dec) and Keith (dec). Special thanks to Hospice Waikato and the Huntly District Nurses. A Service for Dot will be held at the Chapel of Memories, 32 William Street, Huntly, on Saturday, 21 April at 11.00am, to be followed by a private cremation. All communications to the Urquhart Family, C/- PO Box 147, Huntly 3740.

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CLARKE, Catherine

Born in County Wexford, Ireland, passed away on 15 April 2018 at Hutt Hospital. Beloved wife of Raymond, mother of Jason and Jamie, grandmother of Jessie (dec), Jarrod and Amber, and great-grandmother of Violet. A private burial has taken place.

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PARATA, Tata Winara

On April 16, 2018. Great-grandson of Wi Parata Te kakakura ko Huriwhenua Taiaroa, son of Petihinewetea Taiaroa raua ko Tata Winara Parata. Devoted brother to Rakapa Sturm, Wharerau Kauri (dec), Peti Transfield, Huriwhenua Parata, Hauangi Kiwha. Much loved uncle to his many nieces and nephews.
"Our guiding hand will
truly be missed.
Kati ra, moe mai ra,
moe mai ra te rakitira a TATA."

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YORKE, Helen Barbara (nee Curran)

Of Foxton. Passed away peacefully with family by her side on 17th April 2018. Beloved wife of John, a much loved mum and mum-in-law, grandma and great-grandma.
“Gone but will never be
forgotten”
In lieu of flowers donations to Arohanui Hospice, PO Box 5349, Palmerston North, would be appreciated. A service for Helen will be held at the Masonic Court, Main Street, Foxton, on Saturday 21st April 2018 at 11.00am. Followed by private cremation.
Anderson Funeral Services
FDANZ Foxton

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NICHOLLS, Stephen (Steve)

Steve passed away on Sunday 15th April 2018, in Palmerston North Hospital. Everyone welcome to come along to the Pongaroa Hall on Saturday 21st April at 1.00pm to pay tribute to Steve and say goodbye.

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CLARKE, Amy Alison

Passed away 12th April 2018. Thank you for your love and devotion to our Dad. Remembered always by the Clarke family.
Rest in peace

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SHANAHAN, Nicola Maree

Just 47 years. Dearly loved niece and goddaughter of Maureen Wagg and John, and loved cousin of Adrienne, Jeff, Lynda and Stephen. Nicola, who never stopped giving, was herself a gift to us all.

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O’NEILL, Ngaio Violet

Unexpectedly but peacefully passed away at her home in Thames, on April 16, 2018. Loved oldest daughter of Herbert and Violet Hobbs (deceased). Loved and respected mother and mother-in-law to Selwyn and Rose (Philippines), Alan and Cath (Melbourne), and Tony (Christchurch). Doting grandmother of Samantha and Sophia. Loving sister and sister-in-law of Bill and Jeanette, Jan and the late Bruce, John and Christine, and Lynette. Ngaio will be missed far and wide by her family and friends. A service to celebrate Ngaio’s life will be held at Twentymans Grahamstown Chapel, 102 Kirkwood St, Thames, on Tuesday, April 24, at 11.00am, followed by private cremation.

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BARGROVE, Jennifer Mary

On Monday, April 16, 2018. Dearly loved daughter-in-law of Jan and Rob. Beloved mother of Luke and Robbie. Loved good friend and deeply respected former wife of Grant, we are best friends forever. Loved sister-in-law of Lea and Michael Richardson. Loved aunt of Mathew, Sam and Sarah.
A wonderful mother and friend taken too soon. She will be deeply loved and remembered forever.
Thanks to the wonderful staff of Ward 26 Christchurch Hospital for the many kindnesses to Jennifer and her boys. Messages to the family of the late Jennifer Bargrove c/- PO Box 10345, Christchurch 8145.

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