Death Notices

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Recent Notices in New Zealand

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STOCKWELL, Gwendoline Katherine

Passed away peacefully at Chatswood Rest Home, on June 14, 2018, aged 96 years, with family present. Dearly loved and respected mother and mother-in-law of Wendy and Graeme Nottage, Jan and the late Marcus Wright, Blair and Paula Stockwell (Australia), Dian and Don Bell (Wellington), Craig and Suzanne Stockwell, and Faith Stockwell (Australia). Treasured Marnie (Grandmother) of her 15 grandchildren and partners; Michelle Nottage and Peter Mollee, Hamish Nottage and Jo Pinnell, Timothy and George Nottage; Simon Wright and Christine Argyle, Sara and Jason Barrier; Luke and Glenn-Marie Stockwell, Jay and Julie Stockwell; Antony and Rachel Bell, Michael and Nicole Bell, Mathew and Jen Bell; Samuel and Faleofa Stockwell, Jonathan and Kelly Stockwell, Riley Stockwell and Hazel Nolet and Zoe Stockwell; Justin and Jen Stockwell. Adored Marnie (great-grandmother) of 25 great-grandchildren; Ben, Eve, Thomas and Beth, Stanley, Tala and Renee, Annabelle and Peter; Sam and Rosie, Gus, Sally and Lucy; Max and Avy, Ben and Leo; Olive, Nina-Mae; Corbett, Noah and Micah; Emilia and Angus. To my family, “Thank you, each one of you is special to me. I have had 6 children, each one perfect - you have all sustained me throughout the long year and I can honestly say, with hand on heart, I have never had a worry or concern. I have been truly blessed. Thank you”, Marnie. Our thanks to the staff at Chatswood Home for their care.

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COULTON, James

The members of the Eagles Golfing Society of Taranaki express their sincere condolences to Ruth and the Coulton family on the passing of their fellow member Jim. Members are invited to attend Jim’s funeral at Eagars' Te Henui Chapel, 174 Lemon Street, New Plymouth, on Friday 22 June 2018 at 2.00pm. Jackets to be worn. John Cusdin, President.

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HALL, Eleanor Jessie

Of Feilding. On Sunday 17th June 2018, at home. Aged 71 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Leicester. Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Lynette and Greg (Wellington), and Nadine and Hamish (Kairanga). Cherished Grandma of Hannah, Claudia; Jessie, Rochelle, and Callum. Messages to the Hall family, C/- 167 John F Kennedy Drive, Palmerston North, or may be left at www.beauchamp.co.nz.... Donations in lieu of flowers can be made to Idea Services, PO Box 1307, Palmerston North 4440 would be appreciated or may be left in the chapel foyer. Family and friends are invited to a service for Eleanor at the Beauchamp Crematorium Chapel, 167 John F Kennedy Drive, Palmerston North, on Saturday 23rd June 2018, at 11.00am.

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McILROY, Melva Lucy(nee Patterson)

On June 17, 2018, peacefully in her 100th year, at The Oaks. Wife of the late Bill, loved mother and mother-in-law of Pauline and Murray Giles, Peter (dec), David, Bill (dec) and Helen, Patricia and Dale Kwok, Lorraine and Bob Bell, Maryanne and Ray Johns. Much loved Nana of all her grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
R.I.P.
Messages to 3 Pemberton Drive, Amberley 7410. Requiem Mass will be celebrated at St Bernadette’s Catholic Church Hall, 76 Hei Hei Road, Halswell, on Friday, June 22, 2018, at 11.00am, followed by interment at Avonhead Cemetery.

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PETHERICK, Mary Kilner(nee McGregor)

Born February 2, 1929. Passed away peacefully on June 15, 2018, in Taupo. Wife of the late Leon, beloved mother of Mark (Deceased), Craig and Rhonda. Loved mother-in-law of Helen and Deane, and loved Granna of Alex, Kate, Hannah, Meg, Anthony, Matthew and Nicholas. Friends are invited to attend Mary’s Memorial Service at St Paul’s Union Church, 172 Tamamutu Street, Taupo, on Thursday 21st June at 1.00pm. In lieu of flowers, donations, to the Neurological Foundation of New Zealand PO Box 110022, Auckland Hospital, Auckland 1148, would be appreciated or may be left at the venue. A very special thanks to the Liston Heights Retirement Home, and to all the team from Lake Taupo Hospice for the care that has been given to Mary. All communications please, to The Petherick Family, C/- PO Box 940, Taupo.
Taupo Funeral Services Ltd
FDANZ

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MUDGE, Ruth Ellen (nee Sherriff)

Passed away peacefully on June 17, 2018, at Lake Wakatipu Care Home, Queenstown, aged 90 years. Loved wife of the late Parker B. Mudge, beloved mother, mother-in-law and grandma of Melita, Grant and Zoe Richards. Loved sister and aunt of her Sherriff and Stubbs families in the USA. She will be very missed. Thank you to her Access caregivers and the staff at Lakes District Hospital and the Lake Wakatipu Care Home for their wonderful care. A private cremation has been held. An informal gathering to farewell Ruth will be held in Southern Lakes Funeral Chapel, 1076 Frankton Road, Queenstown, on Tuesday, June 26, at 11.00am. Messages to PO Box 2909, Wakatipu, Queenstown 9349.
Southern Lakes Funerals
Queenstown, F.D.A.N.Z.

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DAWSON, Rua June

At Vickery Court Rest Home on Monday, June 18, 2018, in her 90th year. Dearly loved wife of the late Ronald George Dawson (Ron). Loved sister of the late Ola Griffiths and Bill Hollanby. Much loved Aunt of Joy Reti (Invercargill), Gaye Watson (Pauanui), Alywyn Falloon (Rotorua), Lesley Starmer (Australia). Loved great-aunt of Jared and Greg. Grateful thanks to Rose Lodge and Vickery Court for their loving care and kindness to Rua.
Will be sadly missed
A private service will be held. Message to 9 Phillip Street, Invercargill.
Respectfully cared for by
J Fraser & Sons Ltd
F.D.A.N.Z.
www.frasersfunerals.co.nz...

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CUNNINGHAM, Stephen John

On 18th June 2018. Aged 71 years. Father to Aroha and Stephen. Brother to Nancy, Jennifer, Dorothy, David, Christopher, Neil, and Kate. Uncle to Duncan, Andrea, Janine, Adam, Scott, Kirsty, Mathew, Melissa, and Sarah. In accordance with Stephen’s wishes a Private Cremation has been held. A Memorial Gathering will be held at the Kelvin Grove Cemetery, Garden Kerb 3 area, on Friday 22nd June 2018 at 2.00pm.

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HAMILTON, Noeleen Claire (nee Cunningham)

1930 — 2018
Cherished wife of Frank. Loved daughter-in-law of William and Ellen Hamilton. Loved sister-in-law of *James Hamilton, *Raymond and *Stella Hamilton, *Bert, *Merle and *Alwyn Hamilton, *Shirley and *Frank Joyce, *Margaret and *Frank Phair, and Ron and Mauren Hamilton. Loved aunty of all her nieces and nephews.
(*denotes deceased)

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JOHNSON, Shirley

On June 16, 2018, unexpectedly at Kauri Lodge Rest Home, aged 88 years, with husband Jim by her side. Dearly loved wife of Jim, treasured mum of Karen (deceased), Wayne and Chris, Wendy, Nita and Mike, Linda and Hamish, much loved nana and great-nana of all her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and dearly loved sister of Ailsa. In lieu of flowers, donations to St John would be appreciated and may be made at the service. A Funeral Service will be held in our Westpark Chapel, 467 Wairakei Road, Burnside, on Tuesday, June 26, at 10.00am.

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DEYSEL-DU PIESANIE, Debra-Ann

Suddenly on 14 June 2018. Loved wife of Donovan; mother of Lael; daughter of Winnifred and the late George Deysel; sister of Barbara-Ann and Lea-Ann. A service for Debra-Ann will be held in Cornwall Manor, cnr Knights Rd and Cornwall St, Lower Hutt, on Friday 22 June at 10.30am, followed by private cremation.

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HEYWORTH, Lincoln William David

14.1.2018 – 12.6.2018 Darling son of Samantha and Kyle. Cherished grandson of David & Suzanne and great-grandson of William & Audrey. Beloved nephew of Courtney & Lachlan, Michael and Nicholas. Adored cousin of Kysen and Madalyn. Messages may be sent to the family c/- 7 Johnsonville Road, Johnsonville, or via www.heavenaddress.co.nz... In lieu of flowers donations to Sands NZ would be appreciated and may be left at the service. A service remembering Lincoln’s special place in our lives will be held at the Lychgate Chapel, cnr Burgess & Johnsonville Roads, Johnsonville (family parking only), on Friday 22 June 2018 at 1.00pm, followed by private cremation.
Lychgate Funerals
FDANZ Tel. 385 0745
www.lychgate.co.nz...

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SOMERVILLE, Janet

On Monday, June 18, 2018, passed away peacefully in Blenheim. Aged 93 years. Loved wife of the late John. Loved mother of Marilyn, Gillian and Kerry, and their families. Messages may be sent to 20 McLean Drive, Havelock, Marlborough 7100. At Janet’s request, a private cremation has been held. A service for Janet will be held at Te Hapara Church, Gisborne, at 11.00am, on Monday, July 9, 2018.

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BAXTER, Esther Helen

Passed away peacefully at Kowhainui Rest Home, Whanganui, on Sunday 17th June 2018, aged 90 years. A loving wife to the late Bruce Baxter. Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of the late Russell and Helen (Wellington), and Elaine and Robert (Auckland). Much loved Nana of Sarah, Stephen, Jesse, Stephanie and Alistair and awesome Great Nana to Billie, Emerald, India, Luca, Hunter and Aven. Heartfelt thanks to the amazing staff at Kowhainui for their care and dedication. A Private Cremation has been held in accordance with her wishes. In lieu of flowers donations to St John Ambulance please.
A life well lived, a rest well earned, love you Mum.
In memory of a strong and loving mother and friend, a Memorial Service to celebrate Esther’s life will be held in the Forrest Lounge at the Dempsey & Forrest Funeral Home, 208 Guyton Street, Whanganui, on Friday 6th July 2018 at 2.00pm.
Dempsey & Forrest
(Locally Owned)

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WALKLIN, Kevin Francis

17.11.1933 — 28.5.2018
Passed away peacefully in Brisbane, Australia. Formerly of Greers Road, Christchurch. Dearly loved father of Anne, Gloria, Paula, Lee and Tim. Service at St Aidans Church, 63 Brookside Tce, on Friday, June 22, at 1.30pm.

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