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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GOWER, Mildred Mary(nee O’Connor)

Formerly of Normanby. Died in Hamilton. Aged 92 years Loved wife of the late Gordon Gower. Loved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. A service will be held in Hamilton. Communications may be sent to the Gower family, c/- PO Box 4449, Hamilton East 3247.

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CROCKER, Dorothy Enid(formerly Fryer)

On June 16, 2018, peacefully at Middlemore Hospital. Aged 92 years. Loved wife of the late Frank, loved mother and mother-in-law of Beverley and Trevor, John and Avalon, Lois, Stephen, Graeme and Anne, Frances, Kay and Noel, Tammy and Peter and Suzanne. Loved Grandmother, Great-Grandmother and Great-Great-Grandmother to all her her grandchildren. A service for Dorothy will be held at Bethesda Chapel, 51 Inverell Ave, Manukau, Auckland, today Wednesday, at 11.00am, to be followed by a private cremation. In lieu of flowers donations to the SPCA, PO Box 43221, Mangere, would be appreciated. All communications to Davis Funeral Services, PO Box 56013, Dominion Rd, Auckland 1446.

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WALKER, Faye Theresa

Passed away 15 June 2018 after a short illness, aged 65 years. Loved daughter of Lloyd and Doris Walker (both deceased). Sister and sister-in-law of Judith & Kevin O’Neill (deceased), Noel and Maree, Elaine and Lionel Nisbet (both deceased), Alison Brown, Rodney and Ann and Barbara and Barry Daniels. A private cremation has taken place as per Faye’s wishes. Messages to 96a Cutfield Road, New Plymouth.
a simple cremation
Ph 0800 236 236

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JOHNS, David Malcolm

Passed away at Nelson, aged 84. Dearly loved husband of Jenny; cherished Dad of Suzanne and Laurence, Rex and Trudy, Glenn and Audrey, Duncan and Lisa, and Sarah and Kevan; and treasured Grandad of his 15 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. In lieu of flowers donations to Open Doors International would be appreciated and may be made at the service. The Funeral Service to celebrate David's life will be held in the Richmond Baptist Church, 123 Salisbury Road, Richmond, on Saturday, June 23, at 1.30pm.

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FITNESS, Jennifer

Much loved sister-in-law and aunt of Alan and Mary (dec) Mckenzie and family, Lloyd (dec) and Josephine Tresidder and family, Jim and Gail Murray and family, Stephen and Mary Fitness and family.
Jenny touched all of us with her generosity of spirit, love and kindness.

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CHAMBERS, John Henry

On 16th June 2018. Peacefully at Hilda Ross Retirement Village, in his 97th year. Precious and much loved husband of the late Mavis, together again. Jack’s Funeral will be held at Seddon Park Funeral Home on Friday, 22nd June, at 10.30am, followed by a private cremation. All communications to the Chambers family C/- PO Box 5523, Frankton, Hamilton 3242.

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DABROWSKI, Heather (nee Nickel)

Beloved daughter of the late John and Peg, and treasured sister and sister-in-law of Isabelle (dec), Moya and Ron Lewis, Roger, Mark and Sue, Murray and Clare. Much loved by all her nieces and nephews.
Your brave battle is over,
Rest in Peace.

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YOUNG, Fung Yee

Passed away peacefully at Wellington Hospital on Sunday 17 June 2018 surrounded bý family. Loving mother and mother-in-law of Hing Lan Young, Hing Yau Young, Xiao Qing Dong Young, Hing Kow Young, Wei Hung Young, Hing Chuen Young and Lisa Young. Loving grandmother and grandmother-in-law of Joe Young, Jian Zhou Young, Rose Young, Jingbo Peng, Michael Young, Jessie Cao, Michelle Young, Zhong Bin Xu, Nancy Young, Kevin Young, Wan Yi Cao, Mary Young, Ann Young, Tony Su, Alan Young, Andrew Young, Mia Kim and David Young. Loving great-grandmother of 14 great-grandchildren. A service will be held at Harvey’s Chapel, 284 Oxford Street, Levin, on Thursday 21 June at 11.00am, followed by interment at The Avenue Lawn Cemetery, Levin.

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DOWRICK, Noel Campbell

Noel died on 14 June 2018 at Miramar. Loved father, father-in-law, grandfather, partner, brother and brother-in-law of Bruce and Margrethe; John and Anne, Brandon, Mckenzie and Abbey; Barry and Tara, Sam and AJ; Jessie; David and Gulie, Peter. Loved also by his nephews and nieces and their families. A Memorial Service for Noel will be held at St Aidan’s Anglican Church, 89 Miramar Avenue, Miramar, on Saturday 23 June 2018 at 11.00am. Our grateful thanks to Millvale House, Miramar, for their loving care of Noel. Noel’s commitment to Habitat for Humanity New Zealand has been deeply significant to him. Donations in his memory would be welcome. Messages for the family can be sent c/- PO Box 50-347, Porirua 5240.

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CAMERON, Pamela Elizabeth (nee Jackson)

Passed peacefully at Te Rangimarie Hospice on Saturday 16 June 2018, aged 72 years. Loved partner of John Carter. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Jacqui and Andrew Thomas, and Donna and Dean Pigott. Loved Nana of Steven, Alannah, and Great-Nana of Leti. In lieu of flowers, donations to Hospice Taranaki would be much appreciated, and may be left at the service. All messages may be sent to “The Cameron Family”, c/- PO Box 4016, New Plymouth. A service for Pam will be held at The Chapel of W. Abraham, 366 Devon Street East, New Plymouth, on Friday 22 June 2018, at 2.00pm, followed by interment at Awanui Cemetery.

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COLGAN, Mervyn John (Merv)

26 December 1945 —
18 June 2018
It's with a heavy heart that our dad, papa, mervie, merv the perv, daddy, grandpa finally gave up his long fight. We are more than heart broken but so proud of who he was and how he made the choice to go out with pride and dignity.....thank you to all of you that have been part of his life. We have greatly appreciated all the love and amazing care from the staff in M5 of the Waikato Hospital and a HUGE THANK YOU to Hugh Goodman (dad's Haematologist) who managed to keep our dad with us for these extra 3 years.
‘Heres to Thirsty Thursdays dad and 4 pics one word'
Love always and forever.
YOUR GIRLS Lanie and Anna XOXOXOXO
Father-in-law of Kori and Dave. Awesome grumpy grandpa of Taite, Holly, Mya and Zoe. A Celebration of Merv's life will be held at The Hamilton Park Crematorium Chapel, 395 Morrinsville Road, on Friday, 22 June at 1.00pm. In lieu of flowers a donation to Starship Foundation and/or Hospice Waikato. These may be made online or left at the service.
All communications to the Colgan family, C/- PO Box 276, Hamilton 3240.

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WARD, Dorothy (nee Chandler)

Formerly of Fairlie, at Radius Elloughton Gardens Rest Home on Sunday, June 17, 2018, in her 94th year. Much loved wife of the late Jack, loved mother of Dianne Toomey, and Peter Ward (Sheffield), loved nana of Patrick and Ruth, and Shane. A memorial service for Dorothy will be held at Betts Funeral Services, 33 North Street, Timaru, on Friday, June 22, at 10.30am. Messages to 92 High Street, Timaru 7910.

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BRAYSHAW, Mabel Aroha (nee Manuel)

Peacefully at Elmwood Village on Saturday 9th June 2018, just short of 100 years. Much loved wife of the late Thomas Brayshaw. Lovingly remembered by her nieces Diane Dennis, Judy Love and Susan Pirrit. A Memorial Service for Mabel was held on 12th June 2018, at Papakura.

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JONES, Allan Neville

On June 15, 2018, peacefully at Leighton House, Gisborne, surrounded by family and caring staff, aged 87 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Barbara; much loved father of Jacqueline. Loved brother and brother-in-law of Roberta, and the late Barrie and Kath, Margaret and the late Geoff, Fay and the late Robert, Colin and Myrna. Much loved uncle and cousin. Special thanks to the support workers of CCS who helped Allan live at home for as long as possible and to the staff of Leighton House, Gisborne Hospice and The Doctors Te Whare Hapara who cared for him in his last weeks. The celebration of Allan’s life will be held at Holy Trinity Church, Derby Street, Gisborne, on Saturday 23rd June at 2.00pm. In lieu of flowers, donations to Hospice Tairawhiti would be appreciated and may be posted to Private Bag 7001, Gisborne 4040.
Evans Funeral Service Ltd FDANZ
www.evansfuneral.co.nz...

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KINGDON, Ross David

Unexpectedly at this home, aged 66 years. Loved son of the late Norman and Margaret Kingdon, nephew of Irene and the late Mervyn Harvey. A service for Ross will be held in Southern Funeral Home Chapel, on Friday, June 22, at 2.30pm. Private ashes interment to follow. Messages to 8 Traford Street, Gore 9710.
Southern Funeral Home
Gore F.D.A.N.Z.

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