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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KEYES, Helen Dawn (nee Langford)

On August 15, 2019, at Whanganui Hospital, aged 71, in the presence of her loving family. Adored wife of the late Malcolm, loving mother of Dona-Diane and Stewart (Lower Hutt), Nicola and Darren (Whanganui), Kristina and Dion (Feilding), and Helena and Egan (Whanganui). Devoted Nannie of Joshua, Tyler, Alexander, Sydney, Dane, Sarah, Gracen, Devon, Olivia, Tuhua, Marnee and Kahutia. Treasured daughter, sister, aunty and friend to many. Mum’s service will be held at St Stephens, Maunder Street, Marton, at 11.00am, Monday, August 19. Special thanks to the wonderful staff at Kowhainui and Whanganui Hospital for the fabulous care of mum. Your laughter will be greatly missed and heaven won’t know what’s hit them. Forever with your Malcie.
We love you

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JENKINS, Noeline Marine

Peacefully at Ngaio Marsh Rest Home, on August 16, 2019. Dearly loved wife of the late Clive, and loved mother of John. Special thanks to all the staff at Ngaio Marsh for all their love and care of Noeline. A Funeral Service for Noeline will be held at the Palmer Chapel, 150 Harewood Road, on Tuesday, August 20, at 11.00am, to be followed by interment at the Yaldhurst Cemetery.

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GORDON, Malcolm Arthur Peter Joseph

Passed away peacefully at home, aged 77 years, on Thursday, August 15, 2019, surrounded by his loving family. Dearly beloved husband and precious friend of Wendy. Much loved and cherished father and father-in-law of Darrell and Caroline, Amanda, and the late Shane, and stepfather of Stephen and Anna-Lisa, and Darren. Adored grandad of Jesse, Sammy and Sam, Tim and Laura, and Gemma. Much loved brother and brother-in-law of John and Eileen, Pauline, and Theresa. A much loved uncle and friend to many. Special thanks to all the support teams that cared for Malcolm so compassionately. Messages may be addressed to the Gordon family, C/- 19 London Street, Christchurch 8013. In lieu of flowers donations to St John Ambulance would be appreciated and can be made online at bit.ly... A celebration and thanksgiving of Malcolm’s life will be held in St Martin’s Anglican Church, 50 Lincoln Road, Spreydon, Christchurch, on Thursday, August 22, at 11.00am, followed by interment at Lincoln Public Cemetery.

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McMULLAN, Rosemary

Passed away on August 13, 2019, at Nurse Maude Hospital, aged 69 years. Loved mum of Wayne, treasured sister and sister-in-law of Bill, Ron and Ellen, and Sandra and Les, loved aunty of Brent, Paul, and Karen. Special thanks to the staff at Nurse Maude Hospital for their care of Rosemary. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Rosemary McMullan, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch, 8545. At Rosemary’s request, a private cremation has been held.

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WETERE, Neha Kingi

Loved son of Takerei and Makirangi Wetere. Brother to Marama, Tau & Waerata. Uncle of 4 nephews & 3 nieces and Grand-Uncle to at least 12 moko’s. Neha will be laying in state at his home, Korimako Street, Dinsdale from 10.30am on Saturday morning. Funeral service will be held at Newstead Crematorium Chapel, Morrinsville Road at 10.30am on Monday 19th August.
Sincere Funeral Services

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SCOTT, Marjorie Jean

On August 12, 2019, aged 94 years. Wife of the late David, mother and mother-in-law of Jan, Beverley and Julian Smith, and Robyn and Tony Chaston, and their families. A private Funeral Service has been held.

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DIXON, Beverley Ann (formerly Kingi) (née McLauchlan)

Passed away peacefully on August 14, 2019, with family by her side, aged 75 years. Dearly loved wife of John, loved and cherished mother, mother-in-law, and step-mother of Sue, Dion and Jen, Sandra, Brenda and Ivan, and Vaughan; Tracey and Mark, and Jonathan and Nadine; much loved ‘Nana Bev’ of Chris, Nick; Tara, Jaryn; Matthew, Allanah; Alex, Kiaran; Joshua, Hannah, Olivia; Ebony, Georgia, and Xavier. Special thanks to the nursing staff at the Oncology Ward, Christchurch Hospital, and Bev and John’s church family. Messages may be addressed to

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DIXON, Beverley Ann (Bev) (formerly Kingi) (née McLauchlan)

Dearly loved sister and sister-in-law of Sandra and Maurice Fairbairn, loved aunty of Scott and Sarah, and Amanda, great-aunty of Millar.
“What a battle you put up against cancer.
Your time for peace and rest. You will never be forgotten.”

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ROWLANDS, Robin Margaret

Peacefully at Chalmers Rest Home on Thursday 15th August 2019, aged 66 years. Loved daughter of the late Eric and Elsie Rowlands. Loved sister and sister-in-law to Heather and Tom, Karen and Pete, and Keith and Eve. Special auntie and great-auntie to all her nieces and nephews.
"A special person, a special face, a special someone we can never replace".
All messages to the Rowlands family C/- PO Box 4016, New Plymouth. In lieu of flowers donations to Chalmers Rest Home would be greatly appreciated and may be left at the service. A celebration of Robin’s life will be held in the Chapel of W. Abraham, 366 Devon Street East, New Plymouth, on Monday 19th August 2019, at 10.30am.

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CHUA, Tuang Au (Allan)

Serv. No D89772 FLT Sergeant RNZAF. Of Feilding. Passed away peacefully in Malaysia surrounded by his family on August 6, 2019. Much loved neighbour, for 33 years, of Norm and Sue Rackham, and Peter and Colleen Marsden. Respected member of the Rangitikei Golf Club and retired former member of the RNZAF. A private service for Allan was held on August 10.
A generous and humble man who will long be remembered.
NZIFH

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MONTGOMERY, Doris Elizabeth (Betty)

Suddenly, after a short illness, at Edith Cavell Lifecare, in her 94th year. Loved mother of Roy, and Michael. Loved grandmother of Jack, Maeve, and Otto. Beloved sister of Barbara, Evelyn (deceased), Reg (deceased), and Jim (deceased). Cherished aunt of Geoffrey, Andrew, Tim, and Stephen. Special thanks to the team at Edith Cavell who gave Betty such great care over the past 7 years. In lieu of flowers, donations to the SPCA would be appreciated. Messages to the Montgomery Family, c/- PO Box 10345, Christchurch 8145. A celebration of Betty’s life will be held in the Ferry Park Chapel, 297 Ferry Road, on Tuesday, August 20, 2019, at 11.00am.

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BOS, Maureen (formerly Hall)

Wife of the late Nic Bos and previously Gordon Hall. Passed away peacefully at Kimihia Home, Huntly, on 9th August 2019. Loving memories of a loved and cherished Mum and Grandma.
A shining star and inspiration. Love you heaps and forever.
Sandra, Grant, Christine, Amy and families. Thanks to everyone for their care, love and support of Mum over the years.

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CASTLE, Clare

Born 30 May 1939, died 15 August 2019, aged 80 years. Loved wife of the late Derek. Adored mother of Sarah and Jan, Jonathan and Raewyn, Diana and James, and Adam and Julie. Loved and loving grandmother of Joshua, James, Theo, Iris, Bruno, Xander, Maude, Lexie, Eddy and Cameron. Much loved Dear Sister of Kit, Jackie and Lissie. Loved sister-in-law of Lee and Phil and the late Gaye, Graeme, Lester and Marie, and a dear friend of Anne Taylor. Beloved daughter of Vivienne and Penrose and loved stepdaughter of Ralph. Huge and heartfelt thanks to the outstanding staff of Cashmere Home for their kind and loving care of Clare for the past three years. Very special thanks and love to ‘the top table’ - Lilian, Ron and the late Ola for their wonderful friendship and support of Clare and her family. A celebration of Clare’s life will be held at the Khandallah Presbyterian Church, on Wednesday 21 August at 11.00am. All messages to the Castle Family, c/- Lychgate Funerals, 306 Willis Street, Wellington 6011.
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SMITH, Barry Alexander

Peacefully in the care of Hospice Southland on Thursday, August 15, 2019. Aged 87 years. Cherished husband of Pamela, and much loved father and father-in-law of Paul and Ann*, Terry and Andrea, Judy and Jack*, and Sally. Precious pop of Sam, and Sarah, Matthew, Anna, Mitchell, and Brook, great-grandad of Alex. Brother of the late Geoff. A service to celebrate Barry’s life will be held in the Avenal Park Chapel, 75 Fox Street, Invercargill, on Thursday, August 22, at 11.00am. In lieu of flowers donations to Hospice Southland would be appreciated and may be left at the service. Messages to 52 Filleul Street, Invercargill 9810. (*denotes deceased)

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MITCHELL, Elizabeth Gay (nee Martin)

Suddenly at home on 15 August 2019 aged 73 years. Adored mother and mother-in-law of Jo and Matt. Loved daughter of the late Edward Alan and Christina Martin. Much loved by her twelve brothers and sisters and many nieces and nephews. A service for Gay will be held in Cornwall Manor, cnr Knights Road and Cornwall Street, Lower Hutt on 20 August 2019, at 2.00pm. Followed by a private cremation. All messages to “Gay Mitchell”, c/- P.O. Box 30-127, Lower Hutt.

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