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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ESLER, Marjorie Gwen

Peacefully at Strathallan Lifecare, Timaru, on Saturday, August 11, 2018, in her 92nd year. Much loved wife of the late Tom. Loved mother and mother-in-law of John and Linda (Totara Valley), and Suzanne and Steve Robins (Wanaka). Grandmother of Penny and Nicola. Great Marj to Morgan. A private burial has been held.
‘The piano is silent’
‘The gardener’s at rest’
Messages c/- 179 Howell Rd, 12 RD, Pleasant Point, 7982.
Aoraki Funeral Services
Timaru F.D.A.N.Z.

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BETHUNE, Muriel Noeleen Eleanor (nee Douglas)

In Orewa on 11 August 2018, aged 91 years. Treasured wife of the late Hector Bethune of Taumarunui, mother of Eleanor Neil, the late Miriam Bethune, Rachel Coppens, Stuart Bethune and Kathryn Mercer, mother-in-law of David Neil and Anton Coppens, grandmother of Kate and Briarley Coppens. Sister of Ruth Darroch and Neil Douglas.
"Absent from the body,
present with the Lord."
At her request a private family farewell has been held. All communications to Bethune@etelligence.info

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PARSONS, Melissa

Peacefully passed away on Friday, August 17, 2018. Much loved niece of Dominique, the late Brian and Hugh, loved cousin of Michèle and Stéphanie, Kevin and Jon, and second cousin of Sam, Jackson, Lucas and Dominic.
Forever in our hearts.

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YOUNG, Lindsay Francis

On August 16, 2018, Lindsay passed away peacefully at Nurse Maude Hospice, Merivale, Christchurch, in his 79th year. Dearly loved husband of the late Audrey Young. Cherished father and father-in-law of Greg and Robyn, Clayton and Greta, Dawson and Anna, loved grandfather of Ruby, Lucy; Thomas, Emily, Matthew; and Andy. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Lindsay Young, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. In lieu of flowers donations to Nurse Maude would be appreciated and may be made at the service. A Funeral Service for Lindsay will be held at AvonPark Chapel, corner Kerrs and Pages Roads, Linwood, on Thursday, August 23, at 2.00pm. Private cremation thereafter.

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HUGHES, Kennett Thomas (Ken)

On Thursday 16th August 2018. Aged 80 years. Beloved son of the late Vernon and Evelyn Hughes. Loved father to Jeff and Wendy. Proud Grandfather to Rowan and Glenn-Joseph. Loved brother to Gillian and Peter. A friend to many. A Service for Ken will be held at the Tokoroa Club, Chambers Street, on Friday 24th August 2018, at 10.30am, followed by a private cremation.
South Waikato Funeral
Services Ltd, FDANZ
PO Box 459, Tokoroa 3444

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PARSONS, Melissa Margaret Tavener

Much loved sister-in-law and friend of Ruth and Cam Langford, and aunty to Micah and Harry. We will miss you deeply but thank God for the gift you have been in our lives. We are so glad this is a temporary farewell, much love always.

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GREEN, Janet Margaret (nee Greenway)

It is with great sadness
that the Green/Ellis/Harrison families announce the passing of Jan - a much loved wife, mother, granny, sister and aunty. Sadly left this world for another in the early hours of August 17, 2018, in the caring hands of New Plymouth Hospice. Dearly loved wife of Maurice, mum to Kelly & Steve Ellis and Matthew & Jasmine Harrison, and stepmum to Michelle & Darren, Tracey & Jim, and Niki. Granny to Ben, Brianna, Aspen, and Janny to Chiron & William, Bowdyn, Mike, Nina, Jake, Cade & Tessa. All messages to the Green family, C/- PO Box 4016, New Plymouth. In lieu of flowers donations to Taranaki Hospice would be appreciated and may be left at the service. At Jan's request we ask that you dress colourfully. A service to celebrate Jan will be held in The Chapel Of W. Abraham, 366 Devon St East, New Plymouth, on Monday, 20 August 2018 at 2.00pm. Private Cremation.

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WARD, Elisabeth Ann (Ann) (nee Wilson)

Born 11.07.1932. Loved wife of the late Raymond, and much loved mother of Judy Ward (Christchurch), and Wendy and Jeff Walker (Stratford). Adored Granny to Hannah, and Hamish (Stratford), and special Granny to Coco. Sister to the late Arthur Wilson, and sister-in-law to the late Biddy. Sister-in-law to Mary (Wellington). Much loved aunt and great-aunt to her many nieces and nephew. Died peacefully after a well lived life and ready now for a much deserved rest. Special thanks to Dr Jon Aitken (Halswell Health) for his support and care. Messages for the Family may be sent C/- PO Box 39127, Christchurch, 8545. A celebration of Ann’s life will be held in our Crematorium Chapel, 65 Vickerys Road, Wigram, on Wednesday, August 22, at 2.00pm.

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FOK, Walter

Died peacefully on 16 August 2018 at Wellington Hospital, aged 78. Dearly loved husband of Shirley, brother of Neil and Millicent Fok, father of Steven, Anthony & Anna, and grandfather of Adalyn. In lieu of flowers, donations to Wellington Free Ambulance (www.wfa.org.nz) would be appreciated, or may be left at the service. Messages may be sent to the family c/- 7 Johnsonville Road, Johnsonville, Wellington 6037. A service will be held at 11.00am on Wednesday 22 August 2018, at the Lychgate Chapel, cnr Burgess and Johnsonville Roads, Johnsonville, Wellington (family parking only).
Lychgate Funerals
FDANZ Tel. 385 0745
www.lychgate.co.nz...

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FISK, Francis Bernard (Frank)

Unexpectedly on Friday, August 17, 2018, in his apartment at Rowena Jackson. Formerly of Felixstow, UK. Loved and cherished companion of Denise Smith. Loved father of Jacqui, Garry, and Debbie (UK). Cherished brother and brother-in-law of the late Alan, and Gail (Tauranga) and family in UK. Special friend of Denise’s family – Mathew and Susan Brown, Mandy and Matt Strang and Damien Brown. Adopted Grandad of their children Thomas and Nicole Brown (Otatara); Monique, Reid, Hannah, Keilah and Samuel Strang (Waimatuku); Josiah, Max and Elyse Brown (Oamaru). Loved friend and member of Queens Park Golf Club, and latterly Rowena Jackson Residents and Staff. A get-together to celebrate Frank’s life and tell a few lies about the ‘Ole Buggar’ will be held at Southland Crematorium, Rockdale Road on Monday, August 20 at 11.00am.
“Ya know what I mean!”
Rest in Peace dear Frankie.
Messages to 8 Conyers Street, Invercargill 9812.
Respectfully cared for by
J Fraser & Sons Ltd
F.D.A.N.Z.
www.frasersfunerals.co.nz...

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WILKINSON, Audrey May

On Thursday 16th August 2018, after a brief illness. Much loved and adored wife of the late Bill. Devoted and treasured Mum and Mother-in-law of Jeff and Elena, Trevor (dec) and Sarah, and Lynda and John. Cherished Grandmother of Joe, Tom, Kate, Sarah, Emelia, Ali, Christopher and Patrick; Jenny, Jesse, Jan-Paul and families. Proud and loving Great-Grandmother of James. A service to celebrate Audrey’s life will be held on Tuesday 21st August 2018 in the White Rose Chapel, 75 Cook Street, Hamilton East, at 1.30pm, followed by a private cremation. Messages to Audrey’s family, c/- James R Hill, 717 Grey Street, Hamilton. FDANZ.

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NELSON RSA

Members of the Nelson Returned and Services’ Association are invited to attend the funeral of
their late comrade
Alan Douglas Campbell
No. 33171
which will be held at
All Saints Church,
30A Vanguard Street, Nelson, on Monday, August 20, 2018, at 1.00pm.

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WATERS, Robert Alexander (Rob)

Passed peacefully surrounded by family, in his 99th year. Much loved husband of Jeanne (deceased) and special friend of Noreen Martin (deceased). Loved Dad and father-in-law of Alan and Pat. Loved Grandad of Kerry and Lesley; Tara and Craig, and Great-Grandad of Jared, Anton, Fergus, Dominic, Ella, Kaiah and Nikita. In accordance with Rob's wishes a private family service has taken place.

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JORDAN, Reg

It is with deep regret Inglewood Bowling Club note the passing of Life Member Reg Jordan and wish to convey their sympathy to the Jordan family. Members are asked to wear Whites to the Service on Saturday 18 August at 11.00am.
Cindy Nicoll
President

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BELL, Peter Herbert

Lieutenant, Unit1/7 Captain Rifles, No E. C. 15690.
On August 14, 2018, at Oakwoods. Esteemed husband of the late Valerie. Loved and respected uncle of Patience and Ross Bisset and family, and of the Gould Boys. No flowers by request. If you wish to make a donation to The Foundation for the Blind, it would be very much appreciated. A service will be held at the Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Dorset Street, Richmond, on Monday, August 20, 2018, at 1.00pm.

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