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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WILSON, David(Dave)

Long-time loved friend, brother-in-law to Pat and Peter Watson. Life-long Spurs football supporter, joker, romantic and man of integrity. David finally lost his long battle with cancer. Love to all his favourite people. Glory, glory, hallelujah!

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BROUGHTON, Bill

1932 — 2018
After a courageous battle with cancer, Bill passed away at the Nelson Tasman Hospice on Thursday morning, August 16, 2018. Much loved partner of Lyn for 46 years. Many thanks to friends for the visits and phone calls in recent weeks. In keeping with Bill’s wishes, a private cremation has been held.

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MOFFITT, Lorna Elsie

Peacefully on August 16, 2018, at Ernest Rutherford, in her 103rd year. Dearly loved wife of the late Alex. Loved and cherished mother and mother-in-law of Adrian and Paula, Bruce and Janet, Mark and Janet, and Mary and Dino. Loved Aunty of Roey and Ham, and an awesome Nana to all her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Loved sister and sister-in-law of John and Beverley, and Judy. Very special thanks to all the staff at Ernest Rutherford for the loving care of Lorna. A service to celebrate Lorna's life will be held at the Hope Garden of Remembrance Crematorium Chapel, 95 Clover Road East, on Monday, August 20, 2018, commencing at 11.00am, to be followed by her interment at Marsden Valley Cemetery.

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COOK, Arthur John

Late of Paradise Point. Passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on August 14, 2018, aged 74 years. Dearly loved husband of Cheryl. Loving Dad of Tony, Paula and Ang. Father figure to Chris. Father-in-law and friend of Simone, Mike and Ann. Loving Dada to Andrew, Nick, Caitlin, Georgia and Harry. Arthur’s family warmly invite relatives and friends to attend his Funeral Service at the Holy Family Catholic Church, 16 Simbai Street, Runaway Bay, Queensland, on Tuesday, August 21, 2018, commencing at 12.00pm. Messages can be sent to acook1943@yahoo.com

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GRANGER, Maxwell John (Max)

Passed away peacefully, on Wednesday, August 15, 2018, at Nurse Maude Hospice, while surrounded by his loving family. Aged 60 years. Dearly loved eldest son of the late Eileen and Ian. Dearly loved and cherished brother of Alison, Geoff, and Jude, brother-in-law of Keri, and special uncle of Brylee, Sam, Alex, Simon, Daniel, Courtney and Rachel. Much loved cousin and nephew of his extended family and much loved mate of Michael, Dion and friends. Our heartfelt thanks to all of the wonderful Oncology staff at Christchurch Hospital and the Nurse Maude Hospice for their amazing care and support given to Max.
“Death leaves a heartache no one can heal,
Love leaves a memory no one can steal.”
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Cancer Society would be appreciated and these can be made at the service. The service to celebrate Max’s life will be held in the Ferry Park Chapel, 297 Ferry Road, on Tuesday, August 21, 2018, at 12.00pm. Interment thereafter at Oxford Cemetery.

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HILLMAN, Norman Te Roopu Rangatahi

Passed away suddenly on 15.8.2018. Loved father, Koro, brother, and uncle. A service for Norman will be held at Taumata-o-te-Ra Marae, Halcombe, tomorrow (Sunday), 19.8.2018 at 11.00am.

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DALY, Noel Michael

Much respected cousin of Carl and Marie, Derek and Margaret, and families.

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VIS, Louise Wilhelmina Maria (Loes)

On Friday, August 10, 2018, peacefully at Edith Cavell Rest Home, aged 88 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Gerrit, much loved mother and mother-in-law of Danny and Raelene Vis, Ellen and Darryl Cornish, much loved Nanna/Oma of Nick and Laura, Halie and Tyler, Belinda and Will, Byron and Sara, and Simon, great-grandmother of Jasmine and Beaumont, Sofia and Autumn. Loved sister of Rie Vis, and sister-in-law of Sjoukje Vis (Holland).
Will be sadly missed
In lieu of flowers, donations to Cancer Society would be appreciated and can be made online at bit.ly... Messages may be addressed to the Vis family, C/- 19 London Street, Christchurch 8013. A celebration of Louise’s life will be held at the Harewood Crematorium Chapel, entry via Gardiners and Wilkinsons Rds, Christchurch, on Monday, August 20 at 1.30pm.

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HAWARD, Ron

On August 15, 2018, at Paraparaumu. Ron will be fondly remembered by members of the Plimmerton Bowling Club.

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WHATUIRA, Tini Charmaine(nee Mana)

Passed away 17th August 2018. Dearly loved daughter of Peter David Mana (Snr) (deceased), and Margeret Ellen Clare (deceased), wife of Phillip, loved mother of Trudie, Marion, Adam, and Tammy, very loved grandmother of her mokopuna, lying at
Te Hiiri Marae, Kakariki, from 2.00pm Saturday 18th August.

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JAMIESON, Joan Mary

On Tuesday, August 7, 2018, in Christchurch. Dearly loved sister of Barrie (deceased), Clarice (deceased), Reed and Pat, and loved aunty of Kirsten (Rose) and Alan. A private cremation has been held at Joan’s request.

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PIERSON, Sheila Margaret

On August 12, 2018, peacefully at Radius Hawthorne; in her 86th year. Dearly loved wife of the late Norman Oswald Pierson. Much loved mother of Craig, and Alan. Loved mother-in-law of Karen, and Roar. Loved grandmother of Elliot, Julia, and Kirsty, and great-grandmother of Carson, and Noah. Special thanks to the staff at Radius Hawthorne. In accordance with Sheila’s wishes a private family service has been held. Messages to the Pierson family c/- PO Box 111-01, Christchurch 8443.

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PAYNE, Shirley Ruth

Passed away peacefully at Fitzgerald House, Christchurch, on August 16, 2018, aged 92 years. Loved wife of the late Norman, much loved mother and mother-in-law of Lynette and Brian (Brisbane), Kelvin and Janet ( Rotorua), Russell and Lorraine, and David, and a much loved Grandma to all her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. The entire Funeral Service for Shirley will be held in the John Rhind Chapel, entry from London and Whitmore Streets, Christchurch, on Monday, August 20, at 1.00pm.

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ROBINSON, Greta Anne

On August 16, 2018, passed away peacefully at Windsor Care, in her 84th year. Dearly loved wife of the late Jack, much loved mother and mother-in-law of Chris and Katy, and Peter and Tania, loving nan of Jordan, Sage, Kieran, Zoè-breanne, and April. Special thanks to Windsor Care, Sue Silcock, and the team at Lincoln Community Care for their support. Messages may be addressed to

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LIPARTS, Ilze (Lisa)

Passed away peacefully at Wyndham Rest Home on Tuesday, August 14, 2018, aged 98 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Nick, mother of Edmund (Ed), Imant (Jim) and Angelika (Angel) (Australia), and loved grandmother and great-grandmother. A thanksgiving service will be held at Wyndham Evangelical Church, 25 Balaclava St, Wyndham, on Tuesday, August 21, at 1.30pm. Privately cremated.
Southern Funeral Home
Gore, F.D.A.N.Z

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