Death Notices

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Recent Notices in New Zealand

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BEIRNE, David

Passed away peacefully on 13 June 2019, aged 82 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Marie. Much loved Father, Poppa and Great-Poppa of Caroline, Madeleine, Evelyn and Carter. A Requiem Mass for David will be celebrated at St Peter’s Catholic Church, 21 Anzac Street, Cambridge on Friday 21 June at 12.00pm. In lieu of flowers, donations to St Vincent de Paul would be appreciated and may be left at the Service. Correspondence to the Beirne Family, C/- PO Box 276, Hamilton 3240.

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DAWSON, Violet Margaret

Passed peacefully on Saturday, June 15, 2019, in her 97th year. Funeral details to be advised.

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CAMPBELL, Valerie Louise Josephine(nee Dobson)

Val our beloved mother passed away peacefully at her home in Wainuiomata on Saturday 15th June 2019, aged 87. Loved wife of the late Donald. Much loved mother of Grant, and Bryce. Proud grandmother of Sergio, Thalia, and Melia. Adored mother-in-law of Gail. Dearly loved sister and sister-in-law of Delores & Douglas Jones. Much loved aunty to Lou-Ellen, Emma & Toni; Tessa-Ray, and Renee, and her cousins Gerard and Michael. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Wellington Free Ambulance, PO Box 601, Wellington, would be appreciated or may be be left at the service. A Farewell to Val will be held in the Wainuiomata Golf Clubrooms, 334 Coast Road, Wainuiomata, on Friday 21st June 2019, at 1.00pm.

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CORNISH, Margaret Jean (nee Drummond)

Passed away peacefully on Friday, June 14, 2019, aged 87. Dearly loved wife of John for 64 wonderful years. Mother and mother-in-law of Joanne and Denis King, Mary Cornish and John Beca, and the late Robert. Grandmother of Elizabeth and Vincent Revell, Edward, William, Sam, Eliza, and Guy; and great-grandmother to George. A Memorial in celebration of Margaret’s life will be held at Romaleigh, 31 Ocean View Rd, Northcote, on Monday, June 24, 2019 at 1.30pm.

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DURKIN, Ngaire Agnes Teresa (nee Tierney)

9.7.1939 — 12.6.2019
Loving wife of Jim Durkin. Adored mother and mother-in-law of Peter, Michael and Georgina, Paul and Raewyn and Anne-Marie. Cherished grandmother of Harley and Abby, Cherie, Whitney, Endeavour (dec) William, Cameron, Seamus and Nicolas. Great-grandmother of Anira. Special thanks to the staff at The Village at the Park, the District Nurses and team at the Newtown Medical Centre for their care of Ngaire. Messages to ‘the Durkin family’ can be placed in Ngaire’s tribute book at www.tributes.co.nz... or posted c/- PO Box 14-366, Kilbrinie, 6241. A funeral service for Ngaire will be held at The Pines, 50 The Esplanade, Houghton Bay, Wellington on Tuesday 18th June 2019 at 11am. Thereafter a burial at Makara cemetery.

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GIBB, Jean Lynette

Passed away peacefully on June 13, 2019. Much loved wife of Doug, mother of Cathy and Michelle, loved Nana of Brianna, Jarrod, Carter, Luke, and Angelina, and sister of Ross. Special thanks to the team at Summerset. A service will be held at the Shone and Shirley Chapel, 164 Tahunanui Drive, Nelson, on Tuesday, June 18, 2019, at 11.00am.

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SHACKEL, Pamela Dallas (Pam) (nee Rendell)

At Southland Hospice, Invercargill on Friday, June 14, 2019. Dearly loved wife, friend and fellow train traveller of Eric. Long time friend of Eric’s family Stuart, Anne and Jessica, and Dayle and Angela. Loved Nana Pam to Paige and Jordyn; whose happy faces have cheered these final weeks. A service to celebrate Pam’s life will be held in J Fraser and Sons Chapel, cnr. Esk and Doon Streets, Invercargill, at 1.30pm, on Friday, June 21. Private cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations may be left at the service for Hospice Southland. Messages to 36 Paterson Street, Invercargill.
SHACKEL, Pamela Dallas
(Pam) (nee Rendell)

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HABERSHON, Adrienne Therese(nee Nemeth)

Tragically on June 13, 2019, aged 56 years. Dearly loved mum of Daniel, and Johnny and step-mum of Matt. Loving sister and sister-in-law of Christina and Timothy, Anthony and Rowie, and Jane and Graham. Beloved aunty to Janelle, Ant, Dontai, and Ellie. Loved and respected friend and colleague. Appreciated by all those she reached out to. Loving former wife of Geoff Habershon and of the late Chris Hunt. Daughter-in-law of Rose and Don Hunt, and Pauline and the late Doug Habershon. Loved by her friend and tutor Billie Parker. Special thanks to Merrilyn Williams and Shelley and Jim Wilson for opening their homes and hearts to Adrienne and to the incredible people that assisted on the evening of Adrienne’s passing.
“Now at peace – an absolutely beautiful soul released”
A service to celebrate Adrienne’s life will be held at Aoraki Waimate Funeral Home, 11 John Street, Waimate, on Friday, June 21, 2019 at 1.00pm. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Cancer Society would be gratefully accepted and may be left at the service. Messages c/- Adrienne’s Family, PO Box 4091, Highfield, Timaru 7942.

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ADAMS, William James (Bill)

Peacefully at Margaret Wilson Hospital, after a long courageous battle on June 14, 2019, aged 84. Bill was the devoted husband and sparring partner of Olive for 62 years. Adored dad and father-in-law of John and Suzie, Vicky, Peter, Leigh and Alister. Treasured Bill to his grandchildren, Karl and Kim, Jack, Ben, Logan, and step-grandchildren, Nick, and Caleb. According to Bill’s wishes, a private cremation has been held. A remembrance service will be held at a later date. Messages to c/- 25A Guinness Street, Timaru 7910.
The Angels sang Amazing Grace,
The Lord came down and touched Jim’s face.
He held his hand and whispered low,
“Come with me, it’s time to go.”

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LINDSAY, Patience (Peg)

Dearly loved wife of Sholto (deceased). Mother of Ken (deceased), John and Judy, Martin (deceased), Jan and Dean and Gordon. Nana to many grandchildren and great-grandchildren, known as Super Nana to many. Mum passed away peacefully on Thursday 13th June 2019, aged 93. The family would like to thank the staff at Aroha for their continuous love, care and respect of Mum over the past 3 years. A service for Mum will be held at Aroha Chapel, 6 Cooper Street, Taita, on Wednesday 19th June at 2.00pm, followed by afternoon tea.

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MANNERING, Ian

On June 15, 2019, peacefully at his home, Summerset at Wigram, aged 84 years. Dearly loved husband of Rosemary. Much loved father and father-in-law of Wendy and David Walker, Stuart and Megan Mannering, Lucy and Tim Wills, and Paul and Damaris Mannering. Devoted grandad to, Gwyneth, and Lachlan; Greta, and Marcus; Niamh, and Ian; and Ashley. Messages to the Mannering family, c/- PO Box 26112, Christchurch 8148, or email to rosemary.mannering@gmail.com
In memory of Ian, donations to The Fred Hollows Foundation can be madeonline at bit.ly... A celebration of Ian’s life will be held at the Harewood Crematorium Chapel, Wilkinsons Road, via Gardiners Road, on Thursday, June 20, at 1.30pm.

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RYAN, Clifford James (Cliff)

Cliff’s long journey is now over, he passed away peacefully surrounded by his family, on June 15, 2019. Dearly loved husband and friend of Carol, much loved father and father-in-law of Sally and Steve, Michelle and Justin, friend of Johnny. Cherished Grandad of Phoebe, Lily, and Ruby. Loved brother and brother-in-law of Denise and the late Peter Guerin, and special wee mate Bobby. Special thanks to Dr Mark Cohen, Dr Chris Wynne and district nurse Kelly. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Cliff Ryan, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. In lieu of flowers, donations to Nurse Maude Hospice would be appreciated and may be made at the service. A Service to celebrate Cliff’s life will be held in our Westpark Chapel, 467 Wairakei Road, Burnside, on Friday, June 21, at 2.00pm.
‘Gone Fishing’

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MATTOCK, Mary-Louise

In loving memory of Mary-Lou, who passed away at home, on Friday 14 June 2019. Much loved wife of Brian Mattock. Much loved mother of James, Trent and Shane Bell. Loved stepmother of Eva, Richard, Natisha and Tony Mattock. Adored Grandma of Kyle, Jackson, Cassidy, Anthony, Theodures, Ella, Corban, Tyra, Ty, Sophie, Donovan, Oliver, Nathan, Quintin, Hudson, Louis, Mistque, Candice, Lennox and Emilie-Rose.
May she rest in peace and
will be sadly missed.
Messages to ’The Mattock Family’ c/- P.O. Box 4016 New Plymouth. In lieu of flowers, donations to Hospice Taranaki would be appreciated and may be left at the service. A service to celebrate Mary-Lou’s life will be held in the Chapel of W. Abraham, 366 Devon Street East, New Plymouth, on Wednesday 19 June at 10.00am. Private cremation.

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FRASER, Lindsay Allan

On June 14, 2019, peacefully at George Manning Lifecare, aged 93 years. Dearly loved and devoted husband of the late Gladys, much loved father and father-in-law of Ron and Debbie, Doug and Nikki, Rob and Genene, and Lyndal and Mark, loved Granda of Rebecca and Murray, Melinda and Gerard; John, Tom, and Sam; Hamish, and Blair and a loved great-granda of Charis, Nathanael, and Indie. Grateful thanks to the kind and caring staff at George Manning Lifecare. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Lindsay Fraser c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. The Funeral Service will be held in St Mark’s Presbyterian Church, 150 Withells Road, Avonhead on Wednesday, June 19 at 1.30pm, interment thereafter at the Yaldhurst Cemetery.

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MANIAPOTO, Hupa James (Jim)

21 December 1942 —
15 June 2019
E te ttara nui o te wao nui a Tne, ka tangi mteatea e o hap ki Ngti Twharetoa whnui i t rirohanga ki te p. Au e Koro!
Loved husband of Anne, father to Marama & Waka Huia, and father-in-law to Steven & Aaron; Koroua to Candace, Faine, Dannica & Stevie, and Koro to his moko tuarua Trey-Vaughan, Seph, Shylace and Hupa Jnr. Hupa Jim will lie in state at Waitetoko Marae, State Highway 1, Waitetoko, Turangi. His service will be held on Wednesday 19 June 2019 at 11am.
Taupo Funeral Services FDANZ

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