Death Notices

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Recent Notices in New Zealand

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BONNAR, Michael Anthony (Tony)

Passed peacefully on Tuesday 17 April 2018. Dearly loved brother of John (Scotland), Patrick* and Erlinda, and Jim and Gaynor. Much loved uncle and great-uncle of his nieces and nephews. In his 75th year.
R.I.P.
A service to celebrate the life of Tony will be held at St Mary’s Basilica, 65 Tyne Street, Invercargill, on Saturday, 21 April at 10.00am, followed by an interment at the Eastern Cemetery. Messages to C/- 17 Olds Crescent, Cromwell 9310. (*denotes deceased)
Respectfully cared for by
J Fraser & Sons Ltd
F.D.A.N.Z.
www.frasersfunerals.co.nz...

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KERR, Mary Josephine(nee de Bettencor)

On Monday, April 16, 2018, aged 85 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Noel, dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Louise (Sydney), Greg and Cathy (Tauranga), Dennis and Hannah (Edinburgh), Richard and Sally (Timaru), dearly loved nanny of Lauren, Oliver, Madeline, Emma and Leni, great nanny of Noah, Olivia and William. In lieu of flowers donations to Hospice South Canterbury would be gratefully appreciated and may be left at the service. A Requiem Mass for Mary will be celebrated at Sacred Heart Basilica, 7 Craigie Ave, Timaru, on Tuesday, April 24, at 11.00am, followed by interment at the Timaru Cemetery. Rosary will be held at the Basilica on Monday, April 23, at 7.00pm. Messages to 9 Branscombe Street, Timaru 7910.
Aoraki Funeral Services
Timaru F.D.A.N.Z.

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BYRNE, Lynette J. (Skin)

August 20, 1945 – April 16, 2018
Died peacefully at home with her brother and sister-in-law by her side
Celebration of life at the
Nae Nae Hotel

On April 25, 2018

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HUNTER, Beatrice (Bette)

Peacefully at Margaret Wilson Rest Home, Timaru, on Thursday, April 12, 2018, in her 94th year. Dearly loved wife of the late John. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Jeffrey and Desley, Susan and Roy Callow, and Peter (deceased) and Pauline. Loved nana and great-nana to all her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Loved aunty to all her nieces and nephews. In accordance with Bette’s wishes a private service has been held.
Aoraki Funeral Services
Timaru F.D.A.N.Z.

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CRUICKSHANK, Patricia (nee Gluyas)

On April 17, 2018, passed away peacefully, aged 82 years. Much loved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, daughter, sister, and aunty. Many thanks to Dr Cooper, Suzanne, staff of Rosewood Rest Home, and to St John Ambulance for their care of Pat. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Pat Cruickshank, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. In lieu of flowers, donations to St John Ambulance in memory of Pat would be appreciated, and may be made at the service. The Funeral Service for Pat will be held in St Anne’s Catholic Church, 739 Ferry Road, Woolston, Tomorrow (Friday), at 1.30pm, burial to follow.

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ATWOOD, Colin Richard

Passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family at his side at Talbot Park, on April 18, 2018, aged 81. Dearly loved and devoted husband of Betty (Liz), dearly loved father of Tony and Julie, Steven, Pauline (Pol), and Kevin. Loved Grandad of Sean and Jo, Alisha and Gary, Todd, and great-grandad of Jayda, Ollie, Livarna. Special grandad of Mathew. In lieu of flowers donations to Talbot Park will be gratefully accepted and can be left at the service. Messages to 25 Oxford Street, Timaru 7910. A service to celebrate Colin will be held at Aoraki Funeral Services Chapel, 160 Mountain View Road, Timaru, on Saturday, April 21, 2018, at 1.00pm, followed by interment at the Timaru Cemetery.
Aoraki Funeral Services
Timaru F.D.A.N.Z.

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BAKER, Phyllis

M.U.I.O.O.3615
Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 17, 2018, at Otumarama Rest Home, aged 88 years. Loved wife of the late Len. Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Janet and Jim, Susan, George and Sandra, Angela and the late Derek. Loved grandmother and great-grandmother. The Service for Phyllis will be held at The Shone & Shirley Funeral Home Chapel, 164 Tahunanui Drive, Nelson, on Saturday, April 21, 2018, at 10.30am.
Respectfully cared for by
Shone and Shirley Funeral Directors F.D.A.N.Z.

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PHILLIPS, James Michael (Jim)

Peacefully on April 17, 2018. Dearly loved Dad of Michael, Daniel and Joanna, and father-in-law of Sharan, Farrah, and Matthew, treasured grandad-Jim of Jake, Charlise, and Harry; Chloe and Brodie; and Mikayla.
Playing his beloved saxophone in heaven
Messages may be addressed to The Phillips Family, c/- 19 London Street, Christchurch 8013. Jim’s funeral service will be held at the Harewood Crematorium Chapel, Christchurch, Wilkinsons Road, off Gardiners Road, on Saturday, April 21, at 2.00pm.

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HAWKEY, Noel Wallace

21.8.1927 — 17.4.2018
Aged 90 years. It is with great sadness we are to farewell a very special husband, dad, granddad, great-granddad, uncle and friend. Husband of Margaret, dearly loved father and father-in-law of David and Nicky, Alister and Juliann, Joanne and Philip Brownie, and Bronwyn; granddad of Jessica and Kaspar (Dubai), Holly and Karl, Heather and Nick, Josie and Si (Singapore), Hugh; Ben and Nicole, Tim (Canada), and James; and Matthew; great-granddad of Theodore and Freddie, Chloe, and Saskia; loved son of the late Wally and Vera, brother of the late Bryan and Ruth; uncle of Kathryn, Gary and Deb, the late Sharon, Stephen and Judy and families; choir colleague for many years and friend of many. A service to celebrate Noel's life will be held at South Canterbury Funeral Services Chapel, 38-40 Bank Street, Timaru, on Monday, April 23, at 12 noon, followed by interment at the Timaru Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations to the Heart Foundation will be gratefully accepted and may be left at the service. Messages to 4 Eversley Street, Timaru 7910.
South Canterbury
Funeral Services

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CANNING, Mary Helen (nee Hunter)

On April 17, 2018. Adored wife of Davis for 48 years. Fiercely loved mother and mother-in-law of Nicky and Dave, Andrew and Rachel, and Susy and David. Wonderful Nannan of Greer, Hunter; Rose, George, Louis; Adam, Grace and Hugh.
A life well loved
A celebration will be held at Birdwoods Gallery, 298 Middle Rd, Havelock North, on Saturday April 21, 2018, at 11.00am. Tributes can be left online at www.tlas.co.nz... or sent to The Canning Family, c/- PO Box 8424, Havelock North 4157.

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MILLER, Noeline Peggy

At Vickery Court Rest Home, on Wednesday 18 April 2018, aged 90 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Les, and loved Mum of Allan (Dusty) and Lynette, Robyn and Neil Hodges (Te Anau), and Dean and Luella. Loved Nana of Jan and Gary, Nerilee and Tyson, Kirstin, Daniel, Corey and Jillian, Brody and Margo, Brock, Cooper, and Great-Nana of Cassidy, Cameron, Madison, Taylor, Deacon, Mason, Callum, and Kyle. A service to celebrate Noeline’s life will be held at the Avenal Park Chapel, on Saturday 21 April, at 1.30pm, the service will conclude with the burial at the Eastern Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Parkinson’s Association would be appreciated and may be left at the service. The family would like to thank the staff of Vickery Court for their wonderful care of Noeline and her family. Messages to 35 Palmer Street, Grasmere, Invercargill 9810.

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TOZER, Peter Kenneth George

Passed away on 11 April 2018, at Devonport Palms, aged 92 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Noel. Much loved father and father-in law of Brett, Julie, and Simon. Fondly remembered by his grandchildren and their partners; Kerri, Sarah, Lauren and Jack, Megan and Cameron, and great-grandchildren, Amelia and Chelsea. ‘Sincere thanks to Devonport Palms for their love and care of Peter and Noel’. A private service has been held.

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COLLINS, Linda Jean (formerly McDonald)

Linda passed away at Palmerston North hospital on Wednesday 11th April 2018, aged 73 years. Much loved wife of Ray, and the late Roger. Loved and respected friends of Ray’s children Diane, and Gary, and special Linda to Ray’s grandchildren. Dearly loved sister of Diane, and Phillip. Loved Aunt of Belinda, Guy, Brad, and Courtney. In accordance with Linda’s wishes a private service has been held.

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CLARKE, Amy Alison(nee Christini)

On 12th April 2018, peacefully at Pohlen Hospital Matamata. In her 99th year. Loved wife of the late Dennis (Mick) and loved mother of the late Owen. A much loved Aunty to all the extended family. At Amy’s express wish, a private service has been held. Communications c/- K Christini, 108 Tawari Street, Matamata 3400. Broadway Funeral Home (Matamata) FDANZ.

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LE NOEL, Raymon William

Passed away on April 9, 2018, as a result of a tragic accident. Loved son of the late William and June Le Noel. Loving father of Elliot (deceased), William, June and Renee. Loving Grandfather of Krystal, Kayleb, Jovaan, Nyjah and Jesse-Mae. Loved brother of Jinny, Paddie, Toodie, Toni, Pierre, Eon and Jason. Also a loving uncle and great-uncle to all his many nieces and nephews. Funeral to be held 12.30pm, Friday, April 20, 2018, at Club Waimea. Messages to 2 Washington Terrace, Nelson.

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