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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McCAFFERY, Denis

Died peacefully on April 12, 2018, at Mary Potter Hospice, aged 82. Much loved husband of Heather. Loved father and father-in-law of Alan and Jenny, Steven, Julie and Damian. Loved grandpa of Sarah and Astrid. Loved great-grandpa of Laura, Benjamin and Adam. Sadly missed by all who knew him. Special thanks to the staff of Mary Potter Hospice, Wellington, for their support and care. A service will be held at Cedarwood, 17 Parata Street, Waikanae, on Thursday, April 19, 2018 at 2.00pm, followed by private cremation.
Waikanae Funeral Home
Tel 04 2936844

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HARWOOD, Maisie Joyce(nee Trembath)

Of Levin, formerly Patea & Te Horo. Peacefully on 16 April 2018 at Te Whanau Hospital & Resthome, Levin, in her 92nd year. Loved wife of the late Ronald. Loved mother of Glenda, grandmother of Shane Milham (Patea), Joanne Forno (Feilding), Renee Milham (Hastings). Great-grandmother of 9 and great-great-grandmother to 1. Loved sister of the late Doreen Rogers, sister-in-law to Daphne Grainger (Stratford), Sylvia Roebuck and Melva Harwood (Levin). Loved Aunt of all her nieces and nephews. A private family service is to be held. Messages to Glenda 4/110 Derby St, Feilding 4702.

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MASON, Daniel Te Waru (Dan)

06.2.1972 — 16.4.2018
Sadly passed away at Auckland Hospital surrounded by family and friends, aged 46 years. Dearly loved son of Timothy Te Whitu Mason and the late Phoebe Ana Mason (nee Patu). Treasured brother and brother-in-law to the late Tania Mason, Shane and Anishka and Leanne Mason. A very special uncle to nephews and nieces Trevor, Amy, Tyson and Cherish. Funeral service will be held at Hiona, Parihaka Pa at 11.00am on Friday 20th April 2018, then proceed to Te Morehu Urupa.

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CROAD, David James

Of Himatangi Beach. Passed away peacefully after a courageous battle on 15th April 2018, surrounded by family and friends. Aged 68 years. Dearly loved husband and best friend of Linda for 44 years, much loved father of Michael and Louise.
“Will be sadly missed”
Messages C/- PO Box 20, Foxton 4848. A celebration of David’s life will be held at the Himatangi Beach Bowling Club, Muapoko Street, Himatangi Beach, on Friday 20th April 2018, at 11.00am, followed by private cremation.
Anderson Funeral Services
FDANZ Foxton

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PREBBLE, Noel (Donald)

April 14, 2018, at New Plymouth. Much loved brother and brother-in-Law of Ken (dec) and Bev, Marjorie (dec) and Henry Ritani, Murray and Susan, and all his nieces and nephews in New Zealand and Australia.
Fondly remembered

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RICHARDS, Judith Mary (nee Wild)

On Monday, 16th April 2018, at home. Loved wife of the late Llewelyn. Beloved mum and mother-in-law of Ceri, Dinah & Scott, Mary & Steve, and grandmother of Ted and Bee. Judith will be buried at Makara Natural Burial Cemetery, Makara, at 10.00am on Thursday, 19th April 2018. Friends are invited to join us to remember Judith, at home, 185 Glanmire Road, Newlands, from 1.00pm onwards on Thursday.

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SIMMONS, Judith Pearl

Aged 73 years. Peacefully at Gracelands on Friday April 13, 2018, surrounded by her loving family. Dearly loved wife of the late Noel (Gundy) and loved mother and mother-in-law of Leanne and Michael (New Plymouth) and Barry and Maria. Treasured Nan of Stacey and Janella, Zachary and Samarah-Jayne. A celebration of Judith’s life will be held at St. Peter’s Anglican Church, Kenilworth Street, Waipawa on Thursday April 19, 2018, at 1

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SMITH, Austin Francis (Aussie)

Of Kaiapoi. On April 15, 2018, aged 86 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Joan. Loved father and friend of Jocelyn and Mark, Pamela, and Wayne. Loved “Papa” of Karl, Nicole, Phoebe, Riley, and great-"Papa" of Preston, Amarli, Myles, Nalia and Millie. Messages to the Smith Family, C/- PO Box 263, Kaiapoi 7644. A service to celebrate Aussie’s life will be held at the Kaiapoi Club, Raven Street, Kaiapoi, on Saturday, April 21, at 11.00am.

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YOUNG, Mary Majella (nee Blewman)

On April 16, 2018, peacefully in her sleep at Wellington Hospital, surrounded by her loving family; aged 95 years. Beloved wife of the late Donald. Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Alison & Gordon Sproule and Donald & Louisa Young. Much loved Grandma of Kim, Nicola, Rebecca, Deborah, Bronwyn; Christian, Claudia, Heath, Elliot and Naomi and great-grandma to her 22 great-grandchildren. Beloved sister & sister-in-law of Frank and the late Tom & Barbara, Jack, Bernard, and Therese. Requiem Mass will be celebrated in St Joseph’s Catholic Church, 152 Brougham Street, Mt Victoria, Wellington, on Friday, April 20, 2018, at 11.00am, followed by private cremation. All messages to “the Young family” c/- 306 Willis Street, Wellington 6011.
Lychgate Funerals
FDANZ Tel. 385 0745
www.lychgate.co.nz...

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CARTER, Kevin John

Passed away peacefully at Greymouth on April 8, 2018, aged 66 years. Much loved brother and brother-in-law of Gary and Nola (Blenheim), and Janis and John (Greymouth). Loved uncle to all his nieces, nephews and families.
Rest In Peace Kev

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CANDY, Ian Gilbert

On April 16, 2018, peacefully at Kaiapoi Lodge, aged 81 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Nolene, loved and treasured father and father-in-law of Alan and Karen, Susan and John, adored granddad of Ryan, Nick, Brad, Melissa; Kylie, Chrystie, and Libby, and their partners, and a great-granddad. Special thanks to all those who cared for Dad, in particular Nurse Maude and Jonathon and his team at the Kaiapoi Lodge. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Ian Candy, PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. A Service to celebrate Ian’s life will be held in the Harewood Crematorium Chapel, Wilkinsons Road, Harewood, Tomorrow (Thursday), at 10.30am.

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PARATA, Tata Winara (Tuts)

JP
On 16 April 2018, peacefully at home. Adored husband of Wendy. Awesome Dad of Riki & Jacquie, Tia & Neville Duff, Naera & Marise, and Keri & Ross Bradley. Devoted and fun loving Grandad and GG of all his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. A service for Tuts will be held at Koraunui Marae, 146 Stokes Valley Road, Stokes Valley, on Thursday, 19 April 2018 at 11.00am, and thereafter at the Akatarawa Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to Te Omanga Hospice would be appreciated and may be left at the service.

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HUNTER, Lindsay John

On April 17, 2018, in Nelson. Dearly loved and admired husband of Kay, loyal friend to Lewis, Julia and Matt Prebble and his siblings, Ian, Maree, Kay, Lauree, the late Errol and his nieces and nephews. Lindsay was a challenging yet truly inspirational and loving man and the world will be a lesser place without him. A Memorial Service will be advised.

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BARGROVE, Jennifer Mary (née Purdie)

After a courageous battle with cancer, on April 16, 2018, peacefully at Christchurch Hospital surrounded by her loving family, aged 45 years. Dearly loved mother of Luke, and Robbie, and friend of Grant. Beloved daughter of Chris and the late Andrew Purdie. Loved and respected stepdaughter of Don. Dearly loved sister and sister-in-law of Mike and Gillian, and aunt of baby Max. Lover and caretaker of all animals, particularly her cat ‘Piko’, and dogs ‘Ratty’, and ‘Jakey’. Special thanks to the Doctors, Nurses and Specialists who have cared for her. Messages may be addressed to the family of the late Jennifer Bargrove, c/- PO Box 10345, Christchurch 8145. In lieu of flowers donations to the Christchurch District Health Board (to be directed to the Christchurch Hospital Ward 26 Patient Comfort Fund and Nurses Education Fund) may be made at the service and online at bit.ly... A celebration of Jennifer’s life will be held at St Stephen’s Anglican Church, 1 James Street, Lincoln, on Saturday, April 21, at 2.00pm. Private cremation thereafter.

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FISHER, Dorothy Christina

On 16 April 2018, peacefully at her home. Aged 83 years. Wife of the late John Fisher, mother of Anne, Robert, Michael and the late Gary. A loved friend to all who knew her - may you rest in peace Dorothy. Requiem Mass will be celebrated at the Cathedral of the Blessed Virgin Mary, 494 Grey Street, Hamilton East on Saturday 21 April at 1.00 p.m. followed by burial at the Hamilton Park Cemetery, 395 Morrinsville Road, Newstead. In lieu of flowers, donations to I.H.C.would be appreciated and may be left at the service. Communications to the Fisher Family, C/- P.O. Box 276, Hamilton. 3240

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