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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BARKER, Geoffrey Herbert

Loved stepfather of Guy, Timothy and Charlotte Stephens, stepfather-in-law of Sarah Bartlett and step-grandfather of Lucy Bowden, and Eleanor, George and Samuel Stephens.

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HARDAKER, Harry Vincent (Vince)

920426 Lance Corporal CMT. In his 88th year. (Passed away peacefully) on Friday February 28, 2020, at Albany House, Gore. Dearly loved husband of Lorraine for 60 years. Much loved Dad of Sandra and Chris Gentle (Gore), Robyn and Grant Morris (Kaiwera), and Allan (Gore). Loved grandad of Amanda, Abby and Hayden; Victoria and Morgan, Warrick and Amanda, Melissa and Darren. Loved great-grandad of Wyatt, Monty, Campbell, Leigh, George, and Meila. A loved brother, brother-in-law and uncle. A service for Vince will be held in the Gore RSA Function Lounge, Bowler Avenue, on Tuesday, March 3, at 1.30pm leaving thereafter for the Charlton Park Cemetery. Messages to 23A Canning Street, Gore 9710.

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HOCKLEY, John William

On February 26, 2020, passed peacefully at Holmwood Hospital, Rangiora, aged 88 years. Dearly loved husband of Val, loved father and father-in-law of Steve and Suzanne, Alison and David, and Ralph and Mary. Dearly loved Grandad of his seven grandchildren and a loved brother of Joan and Christine and their families. A special thanks to Holmwood for their wonderful care of John. Messages to the Hockley Family, C/- 41 Queen Street, Rangiora 7400. John has bequeathed his body to medical science. A Memorial Service for John will be held at St John the Baptist Anglican Church, 351 High St, Rangiora on March 10, 2020 at 12noon.

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DAWSON-WELSH, Dinah

Passed away at 4

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PEEL, Julienne

Love and gratitude to our dearest and inspirational Julie, who passed away quickly and peacefully at Ernest Rutherford Retirement Village in Nelson on Wednesday, February 19, aged 91. Cherished wife of Colin (deceased), mother to Jane, Penny and Cindy, grandmother to Joe, Zac, Ry and Katala, and great-grandmother to Olivia and Alvey. Our heartfelt thanks go to all the staff at Ernest Rutherford’s for their support and loving care of Julie in her final years. A family farewell has occurred at Simplicity Funerals Nelson, to be followed by interment at a later date in the rose garden at Waiuku Cemetery, South Auckland.
Our Julie...much loved and remembered always.

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CHAMBERS, Joan

On February 28, 2020, peacefully at Burwood Hospital, beloved wife of the late Colin, much loved Mum of Ian and Lynda, and Peter (deceased) and Paula. Loved Grandma of Debbie and Aaron, Brent (Rusty), Darren and Lisa, Richard and Donna, Leona, Tania and Matt, and loved Great-Grandmother of Tayla, Cole, Alyssa, Max, Mikayla, Riley, and Harrison. Aged 93 years.
Sadly Missed
Messages 47 Percival Street Rangiora 7400. In accordance with Joan’s wishes a private Cremation has been held.

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PHILP, John Robert Mills

Peacefully at Nelson Tasman Hospice on Thursday February 27, 2020, aged 82 years. Dearly loved husband of Pippa; cherished father of Sarah, Matt and Nick, and father-in-law of Graham and Marcia; much loved brother of Paddy; adored grandfather of Max, Liam, Katie, Lily and Walter. A celebration of John’s life will be held at Old St John’s, 320 Hardy Street, Nelson on Wednesday, March 4, at 2pm. Huge thanks to the wonderfully caring and supportive staff at Nelson Tasman Hospice. In lieu of flowers, donations to Nelson Tasman Hospice would be gratefully received. Messages to sarahephilp@gmail.com

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WILKINSON, Barbara Anne

Reg. No.79561 Cpl. RNZAF. On February 27, 2020, aged 79 years. Loving wife of Matt, mother of Joyce and Russell (Australia), and Donna (Canada), nana of Owen; Quentin, and Alex, sister and sister-in-law of Margaret Condon, Eric and Judy Martin, Graeme Martin (deceased), and Jenny Horn. Special thanks to Dr Tony Stoop, and the staff of Christchurch Hospital for their wonderful care of Barbara. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Barbara Wilkinson, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. The Funeral Service for Barbara will be held in our Westpark Chapel, 467 Wairakei Road, Burnside, on Thursday, March 5, at 2.00pm. Private cremation thereafter.

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THOMAS, Lynley Bassett (nee Kay)

Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 25, 2020, in Huntleigh Home, Wellington, aged 95 years. Loved wife of Frank. Loved mother of Rose. Loved Nana of Katherine. She will be missed by her extended family. Special thanks to all the wonderful staff at Huntleigh home for their fantastic care of Lynley. A service for Lynley will be held in Lychgate on Wednesday, March 4, 2020, at 2.00pm.
Lychgate Funerals
FDANZ 385 0745
www.lychgate.co.nz...

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RAMSAY, Elaine

Loved sister-in-law of Bill, Peter and Jenny, Ross and Jenny, and Sharon. Auntie of Chris, Derek and their families.

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DEATH, Stacey Charles

Formerly of Eketahuna, on Monday 24 February 2020, suddenly at home, aged 45 years. Dearly loved Dad of Emma-Rose, and Brianna. Treasured son of David and Shona. Loved brother of Neill. Loved grandson of Graham and the late Pauline McManaway and the late Jim and Marguerite Death. Messages to Death family c/- PO Box 23, Pahiatua. A service to celebrate Stacey’s life will be held in the Nireaha Hall, Nireaha Road, Eketahuna, on Wednesday, 4th March 2020, at 1.00pm, followed by interment to the Eketahuna Lawn Cemetery.
Monarch Funeral Home
Pahiatua (06) 3766662

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HELEAN, Noel James (Joe)

Service no.414288 F/O RNZAF 486 Squadron. Passed away peacefully at Atawhai Assisi on 26th February 2020 in his 97th year. Dearly loved husband of the late June, treasured father of Dianne, Sharon, Cushla and father-in-law of Andre, Ian and Robert. Loved brother of Noreen, Brian (dec’d) and Judith. Adored Grump of all his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Requiem Mass will be held at St Matthew’s Catholic Church, Silverdale Road, Hillcrest, Hamilton on Tuesday 10th March at 10.00am.
’Requiescat in pace’

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LYALL, David Dennis

Died suddenly at home on Tuesday, February 25, 2020. Aged 78 years. Dearly loved and loving husband, father and stepfather of Barbara, Carla and Steve, Peter, Katherine and Andrew. Messages may be addressed to the Lyall 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 of David’s life will be held in the John Rhind Chapel, entry from London and Whitmore Streets, Richmond, on Tuesday, March 3, at 10.00am.

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McCANN, Patrick (John)(SM, Reverend Father)

Loved and respected Priest and confrère of the Society of Mary. Peacefully at Hutt Hospital on 28 February 2020, aged 89 years. Loved son of the late John and Mary McCann. Loved brother of Sr Mary McCann rsj, and Brigid Newrick and brother-in-law of Des Newrick and the late Noel Martin. Loved uncle to his nephews and nieces. Loved and respected member of the Society of Mary community at Marian Court, Silverstream. Requiem Mass will be celebrated at St Mary of the Angels Church, Boulcott St, Wellington, on Tuesday 3 March at 1.30pm. A Vigil Service will be held at the Home of Compassion, 237 Fergusson Drive, Heretaunga, on Monday 2 March at 7.00pm.
R.I.P.

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PETERS, Mary Elizabeth

Passed away surrounded by her loving family on Friday, February 28, 2020, in her 85th year. Adored wife of the late Rex. Much loved and cherished mum and mother-in-law of Karen and Russell Drake, Philip and Glenys Peters, Lynda* and Neville Tomlins, and Nicola and Arron Galloway. Dearly loved nana of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. A service to celebrate Mary’s life will be held in the St Stephens Church, North Road, Invercargill on Wednesday, March 4, at 1.30pm. Donations to Hospice Southland would be appreciated and may be left at the service. Messages to 62 Gloucester St, Invercargill 9810.

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