Death Notices

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Recent Notices in New Zealand

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HUTTON, Dorothy Rowenna

27.07.1938 — 10.06.2021
Passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 10, 2021, at Summerset on Cavendish, aged 82 years. Loved wife of the late Derek. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Jan and Dave, and Nicholas and the late Michelle. Loved Grandmother Dorothy of James, Emma, Julia, and James. Great-grandmother of Zachary, Eleanor, Matilda, Brooklyn, Ivey, April and Myles. A dear best friend of Lyn. The family wish to express their sincere thanks to the staff at Summerset on Cavendish for their support and care of Dorothy. A celebration of Dorothy’s life will be held at the Canterbury Chapel, corner Linwood Avenue and Keighleys Road, on Thursday, June 17, 2021 at 1.00pm. In lieu of flowers, donations to Dorothy’s favourite charity, the SPCA, would be appreciated. Messages to the family of Dorothy Hutton can be sent to c/- PO Box 26112, Christchurch 8148.

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ATKINSON, John Alaister

Passed away peacefully on Saturday 5th June 2021. Aged 86 years. Dearly loved husband of Ethne Atkinson-Percy. Much loved father and father-in-law of Rory and Mariana, Richard and Nicky, Robert and Beth, Russell and Lynda and stepfather of Karen Percy and partner Jerry. Loved Grandad of Ashley, Georgia, Daniel, Amber and Tyler.Dearly loved brother of May, Margery and Gillian. A private service was held for John at Alexandra House Chapel, Te Awamutu, on Saturday, June 12, followed by a private cremation. Sincere thanks to Te Awamutu Funeral Services and Caroline Britton, Celebrant. All communications to the Atkinson-Percy family, PO Box 137, Te Awamutu 3840.
Te Awamutu Funeral Services, FDANZ.

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DONALD, Peter Kay

Born June 23, 1931, passed away peacefully in his sleep in the early hours on 10 June 2021. Beloved husband of Valerie Donald, father of Barbara, Claire, Trevor, Deborah and Susan. Father-in-law of Kevin, Glenn and Jason, and beloved grandfather of William, Leo, Amelia, Harry, Nicole, Ashleigh, Wendy, Cherie, Michael, Timothy, Shannon, and Mark. A farmer, sailor, pilot, and a great provider for his family, a friend to many. Friends are welcome to join the family for a farewell service at Greenwood Chapel, Hamilton Cemetery and Crematorium, Morrinsville Road, Newstead on Thursday 17 June, 11.00am.

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FRIEND, Nola Grace

On June 10, 2021, peacefully passed away at Oceania Redwood Village. Loved wife of the late George Friend. Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Peter and Jill, Melodie, Jayne and Jim, and Sue and Phil. Dearly loved Nana of Letitia, Jason and Faye, James and Lana, Shaun and Chey, Katie and Luke. Much loved great-grandma of Ciarna, Epiha, Eva McIsaac, and Finn Friend.
You will be deeply missed
by all.
Messages to 3 Roussel Place, Blenheim 7201 or www.cloudybayfunerals.co.nz... Nola’s funeral service will be held at Springlands Chapel, Cloudy Bay Funeral Services, Blenheim, on Friday, June 18, 2021 at 11.00am, followed by refreshments. This will be followed by her interment at Rai Valley Cemetery.

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THOMASON, Lindsay Barry

Passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, June 9, 2021, aged 74 years. Dearly loved husband of Kay. Loved Dad, step-Dad and father-in-law to Shaun and Jess, Darren, Hamish and Mel Greenwood, and Abbey and Greg Somerville. Loved Grandad of Seren, Caleb, Stella, Indie, Zac and Miller. Great friend to many. Messages to 89 Lakings Road, Blenheim 7201 or www.cloudybayfunerals.co.nz... A celebration of Lindsay’s life will be held at Cloudy Bay Funeral Services, 15 Boyce St, Blenheim, on Thursday, June 17 at 1.00pm, followed by interment at the Fairhall Cemetery. The service will also be available to view online at www.cloudybayfunerals.co.nz...

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BRASS, Jocelyn Elizabeth

Peacefully at Enliven Peacehaven Village, Invercargill, on Saturday, June 12, 2021. Very much loved wife of the late Russell, loved daughter of the late Lex and Audrey Davidson, loved sister and sister-in-law of Brent and Rachel, Raylene and Russell, Adrienne and Tim, Bronwyn and Stephen, much loved Aunty and Great-Aunty of all her nieces and nephews.
“With the Lord she loves”
A service to celebrate Jocelyn’s life will be held in Central Baptist Church, Deveron Street, Invercargill, on Tuesday, June 15, 2021, at 1.00pm, followed by interment at Eastern Cemetery. Donations may be left at the service for Orphans Aid International. Messages to 46 Talboys Drive, Winton 9720.

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PINK, Brian Arthur

On June 11, 2021, at Nurse Maude Hospital, surrounded by loving family, aged 81 years. Proud dad of Vincent, Nigel, Juliette, and Vanessa, father-in-law of Heidi, and Lynda, doting grandad of Connor, Mitchell and Luuka; Joshua and Liam; Krishana and Tynika; and Summer, former husband of Maebry, loved brother and brother-in-law of Gwen and Terry, Helen, and Bob. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Brian Pink, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. The Funeral Service for Brian will be held in our Westpark Chapel, 467 Wairakei Road, Burnside, on Wednesday, June 16, at 2.00pm, private cremation thereafter.

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CUTLER, Joan

Died peacefully on 9th June 2021 at Heretaunga Rest Home, in the presence of her family. Loved wife of the late Harry, mother and mother-in-law of Paul, Genevieve and Jim, Nick and Kathy. Loved Jojo to Ben and Sarah, Sam, Cara and Dan, Kate, Ollie, Tom, Luke and Joel. Adored Great-Grandmother Jojo to Stella, Ivy, Felix, Macy, Harriet, Angus and Madeleine. Special thanks to all who cared for Joan. In lieu of flowers, donations to the St Joseph’s Home of Compassion would be appreciated as per her wishes. Messages to the ‘Cutler Family’ may be left in Joan’s tribute book at www.tributes.co.nz... or posted c/- PO Box 44176, Lower Hutt 5040. A private service has been held.

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PEARSE, Patricia Lucy Joan (Pat)

Of Feilding. Peacefully on 11 June 2021, at Ranfurly Residential Care Centre, aged 81 years. Beloved mother of Amanda and Nick. Grandmother of Luke and Gemma. Great-Nan of her seven beautiful great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson. A service for Pat will be held at William Cotton & Sons Funeral Chapel, 29 Beattie Street, Feilding on Wednesday 16 June 2021, at 11.00am.

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WILSON, Nanette Elizabeth

Peacefully at Tasman Park Rest Home surrounded by her loving whanau, on Friday, June 11, 2021. Loved wife of Graham. Cherished mother and mother-in-law of Patsy, Paula, Denise, Bruce and their partners. Adored by her Grandchildren and Great-Grandchildren. Friends and extended whanau of Nanette are respectfully informed that a service to celebrate her life will be held at St Thomas’ Anglican Church, 101 High Street, Motueka on Wednesday, June 16, at 11.00am, followed by interment at Motueka Cemetery. Nanette will be laying in state at 7 Massey Street, Motueka, Nanette and Graham’s home for the last few years from Sunday, June 13 to Tuesday, June 15. All are welcome to come and pay their respects.

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ADAM, Julie Brougham(nee McNaughton)

On June 10, 2021, peacefully at Hospice Marlborough, Blenheim, aged 87 years. Loved wife of the late Hugh. A treasured mother and mother-in-law of Susan and Gordon Boyd, and much loved grandma of Grace and Emily. Loved sister of the late Linda Gater, and aunt of Christine, Lorna, and the late Timothy, and great-aunt of Alice and Lionel; Ross, James, Rebekah, and their extended families. Messages to 1 Dunbeath Street, Blenheim 7201 or www.cloudybayfunerals.co.nz... In lieu of flowers, a donation to your local Hospice, PO Box 411, Blenheim 7240, would be appreciated. At Julie’s request, a private family cremation has taken place but a Memorial service to celebrate her life will be held at St Luke’s Anglican Church, Spring Creek, on Saturday, June 19, at 1.30pm.

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MOORE, Thomas Cecil (Tom)

On June 12, 2021, peacefully at Hospice Marlborough surrounded by family in his 89th year. Treasured husband of June for 67 years. Much loved Dad and father-in-law of Bev and Ian Adams, Gail and Barry Teale. Loved grandad of Sarah and Sean and great-grandfather of Lucas and Beren. Messages to c/o PO Box 9, Blenheim 7240. At Tom’s request a private cremation has taken place.

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HIBBS, Jacquelin Sue (Jackie)

Of Greytown. On 13 June 2021, aged 76 years. Totally adored wife of Jim for 56 years. Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Paula and Dale, Karyn and Grae. Loved Nan of Amy and Matt, Gran-Nan of Hayzel and Jayden. Loved sister and sister-in-law of Jill and the late Pete Kemp; sister-in-law, auntie and close friend to many over the years. Loved ‘Sister’ to Joan and the late Rex Flowers. Thanks to the caring staff of Roseneath. In lieu of flowers a donation to Roseneath Lifecare would be appreciated. A farewell for Jackie will be held in the Richmond Chapel, Richmond Rd, Carterton on Thursday 17 June 2021 at 2.00pm

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HIBBS, Jacquelin Sue

A respected and fun-loving friend to the Steel and Honeybone families — she will be missed especially for her chicken and pawpaw salad at Christmas and her hospitality at the beach.
Rest in peace Jackie (Jacks)

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PERKINS, James Bruce Talbot (Bruce)

Peacefully on June 12, 2021, at Ellesmere Hospital, aged 83 years. Loved husband of the late Cynthia. Much loved father and father-in-law of Richard and Bronnie, James and Catherine, Scott and Annabel, and Kate and Derek. A dearly loved grandad to Sam, Hannah and Emily; Tom, Jack, Will, Rose and Molly; George; Lucy, Henry and Tom. Messages may be sent to The Family of the late Bruce Perkins, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. In lieu of flowers, donations to Ellesmere Hospital would be appreciated and may be made at the service. A Celebration of Bruce’s life will be held in the Tai Tapu Community Centre, Rhodes Park Domain, 722 Old Tai Tapu Road, Tai Tapu on Friday, June 18, at 1.00pm.

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