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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HARRISON, William Rodney (Rodney)

Passed peacefully at home, with family by his side, on Tuesday 19th June 2018, aged 77. Dearly loved husband and soulmate to Audrey. Loved father to Sharlene, Belinda and Craig. Cherished grandfather to Cody, James, Ryan, Luca and Liam. Loved brother, father-in-law and friend. In accordance with Rodney’s wishes, a private cremation has taken place. A celebration of Rodney’s life will be held at the Levin Cosmopolitan Club, 47-51 Oxford Street, Levin, on Monday 25th June 2018 at 1.30pm. Messages can be sent to the Harrison family, c/- PO Box 1014, Palmerston North.
Always in our hearts, forever loved

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TE PAIHO, Sidney/Hirini (Sid)

Passed away peacefully on Monday, June 18, 2018, aged 56 years. Dearly loved husband of Robyn. Loved brother, brother-in-law, uncle, great-uncle, great-great-uncle, Godfather, workmate and friend.
"We will miss you, your humour and wonderful smile"
All messages to the Te Paiho family, PO Box 119, Paraparaumu, 5254. A service for Sid will be held at Freedom Church, 174 Bedford Street, Porirua, on Thursday 21st June, at 11.00am, followed by burial at Whenua Tapu Cemetery. Many thanks to all the Oncology team and Hospice for their loving care of Sid.
Kapiti Coast Funeral Home
NZIFH FDANZ
04 2985168

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OAKLEY, Sylvia Joyce

On Tuesday 19 June 2018 Sylvia passed away peacefully in her sleep at Tamahere Eventide Rest Home. Aged 82 years. Beloved wife of her fantastic husband Allan. Magical Mum that was made in heaven of Bonita & Colin Wooller, Rachiel & Brian Ross, and James and Trudi Oakley. Awesome and loving Nanny of her 8 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. A service to celebrate and remember Sylvia’s life will be held on Friday 22 June in the Tamahere Eventide Rest Home Chapel, entrance off Cherry Lane, Tamahere, at 11.00am. In lieu of flowers a donation to the Alzheimers Society may be left at the Service or posted to PO Box 5720, Hamilton. Tributes to Sylvia may be left at www.heavenaddress.com... or communications to the Oakley family, c/-James R Hill Funeral Directors, 717 Grey Street, Claudelands, Hamilton 3216. FDANZ.

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ANDREWS, Tina Lucia Jayne

On June 17, 2018, peacefully at home; aged 41 years. Dearly loved partner of Gary, very much loved mother of Kane and Travis. Loving daughter of Dianne and Barry and partner Isabel. Cherished sister and sister-in-law of Tracey and Gerrard Ness; Michelle and Dave; and the late Anthony. Adored aunty of Casey; Brittany and Timothy; Candice and Tr’e. In lieu of flowers donations to the SPCA would be appreciated and can be made at the service or online at bit.ly.... Messages to the Andrews family, c/- PO Box 111-01, Christchurch, 8443. A Service to Celebrate the life of Tina will be held in the Harewood Crematorium Chapel, entry via Wilkinsons Road, on Friday, June 22, at 4.00pm.

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DONALDSON, Audrey Rose

Peacefully on Monday, June 18, 2018; aged 93 years, in the wonderful care of the staff at Vickery Court Rest Home. Dearly loved wife of the late Maurice, loved mother and mother-in-law of Brian, and Graeme and the late Jenny, much loved and cherished Nanna of Rachel, Melissa, Liam, Megan, and Gareth, a loved great-grandmother. Details to be advised in Saturday’s Southland Times. Messages to 123 Paterson Street, Invercargill.

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PAGET, Graham Leslie

Died suddenly in Christchurch Hospital, on June 18, 2018, aged 79. Still young at heart and dearly loved by all of his family. Husband of Valerie, father of Debbie and Nicola, and father-in-law of Paul and Steve. Stepfather of Robert and the late Stephen. Beloved Grandad of Jamie and her partner Tim, Steven and his wife Hannah, Paris and Lucia. Loved brother and brother-in-law of Shirley and Ian Stephens. Loved Uncle to all his nephews and their families.
You will never be forgotten
You will always be in
our hearts
A Service of Remembrance and Farewell will be held at Our Chapel, 12 High Street, Rangiora, on Friday, June 22, 2018, at 1.00pm.

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WILLIS, Desmond Eric

(Formerly of Auckland).
Passed away peacefully at Aroha Care Centre, Lower Hutt, on Monday 11th June 2018. Dearly loved son of the late James & Carrie Willis, and brother of Ruby & Eric, Billie, and Beverley. Loved uncle to Karen, Margaret, Ismae, Beverley, and the late Richard, and their families. All communications to the Willis Family can be sent c/- Croft Funeral Home, PO Box 30067, Lower Hutt. In accordance with Desmond’s wishes, a private family service has taken place.

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KUMEROA, Hori Whaanga (George)

Dearly loved husband of Cheryl, loved father of Broughton, Melanie and Jimmy, Tracy, Amber and Lisa. Treasured grandfather of Halen and Denise, Shaun, Jacob and Nicole. Devoted great-grandad of Tyrel, Macey and Noah, much loved brother-in-law of Dallas and the late Kathryn Roderique. Last of all his three pussy cats Simba, Chloe and Mongrel.
Rest in Peace
A service to celebrate George’s life will be held in the Te Rau Aroha Marae, 12 Bradshaw Street, Bluff, on Wednesday, June 20, at 1.00pm. Interment to follow at the Greenpoint Cemetery, Bluff. Messages to 107 Lagan Street, Bluff 9814.

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LEALAND, Anthony Nicholas

On Friday, June 15, 2018, Anthony passed away following complications due to surgery. He is missed by his children Magenta and Nicholas, his grandchildren Jasmine and Miryn, his partner Judith, and a host of friends, sailors, and dancers. A private farewell for family and close friends will be held on Tuesday followed by his burial. Cut flowers and no plastic please. A public Memorial will be held at the Woolston Club, Hargood Street, on Thursday, June 28, at 4.00pm.

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NORTHOVER, Jynelle Courtney (Ngeru)

19.09.89 — 16.06.2018
Sadly passed away Saturday June 16, 2018. Loved and cherished daughter of Tracey and Dean. Sister of Darcy (My G). Loving mummy to Calais. Jynelle will lie in state at Te Papa O Rotu Marae from 12.00pm, Monday, June 18 at 145 Maori Point Road, Whatawhata. Jynelle will be laid to rest Wednesday at 11.00am, June 20, 2018.

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HICKING, Sheila Wendy

(“Gentleness Personified”). On June 13, 2018 at Heretaunga Rest Home, Upper Hutt; aged 68 years, Sheila exited this mortal coil after a courageous battle with Brain Cancer. She is now free and flying with the angels. Adored partner of Noeline; dearest sister of Terry Doel; Much Loved by ‘Bill Wilsons’ friends – Ali, Brenda, Beryl, Debs, Donella, Frankie, Martin, Peter(s), Pip, Polly, Sharlene, Tanya, Tim and Plimmerton Group. Special thanks to the medical staff and caregivers at Heretaunga for their superb care, exceptional kindness & compassion. Very special thanks to the ‘Te Omanga Hospice’ support team who provided amazing assistance throughout this challenging journey for Sheila. In lieu of flowers, donations may be left at the service or posted to PO Box 30-814, Lower Hutt 5040. We will farewell Sheila with a Memorial Service at the Cossie Club, 11 Logan Street, Upper Hutt, on Friday June 22, 2018 at 1.00pm. Please wear some COLOUR, to celebrate a colourful life, and (optional) bring Helium Balloons – because they’re fun. Messages may be left on Sheila’s tribute page at www.heavenaddress.co.nz....

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SWINDELLS, Violet May (May)

Formerly of Hamilton. Peacefully on Saturday 16th June 2018 at Resthaven, aged 89 years, in the presence of family. Loved wife of the late Arthur, and loving mother and mother-in-law of Joy and the late Ian Bates, Beverley Holderness, and Gail Partington and partner Jon. Adored Nana of John, Tracey, Caitlin & Matthew.
“Mum and Dad re-united; forever in our hearts.”
A service for May will be held on Thursday 21st June 2018 at 1.00pm in the Quiet Room at Resthaven Resthome, 6 Vogel Street, Cambridge. In lieu of flowers, donations to St John would be appreciated and can be left at the service. Many thanks to the staff at Resthaven for their love and care of Mum during her time with them. All communications please to the Swindells Family, PO Box 844, Cambridge 3450.
Cambridge Funeral Services
FDANZ

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SUTHERLAND, Graeme Leonard

Dearly loved partner of Allwyn, passed away peacefully at home on June 14, 2018. Loved son of the late Grace and Barney Sutherland. Loved dad of Michelle (Hokitika), Derrice and Sam (Christchurch) and loved Grandad of James, Samuel, Hugh, Lydia and Eliza. Loved brother and brother-in-law of Harold and Ann Sutherland (Christchurch) and loved uncle of Scott and Lee-Ann Sutherland (Paihia). In accordance with Graeme's wishes, a private gathering has been held. Messages to 725B Puketona Road, Paihia.

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PARR, Nancy

Most dearly loved sister of the late Joan Fraser. Adored Aunty of Carol and Delwyn Land. Extra special great-aunt of Luke and Ben. Rest in Peace Aunty, you were courageous. We will miss you forever.

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PEMBERTON, Colin Stewart

On 16 June 2018, peacefully after a courageous battle, passed away at Cranford Hospice, aged 72 years. Dearly loved husband of Judy for 53 years. Dad of Kim and Malcolm, Darren and Alison, Hayley and Matt. Loved Grandad of Rachelle and Kurt, Stacey and Aaron, Michael and Georgia, Cameron, Madia and Great-Grandbaby McDonald. Special thanks to the staff at Cranford Hospice for taking such wonderful care of Colin. Family and friends are invited to celebrate Colin's life at 1.00pm on Thursday, 21 June, at Dunstall's Memorial Chapel, Corner of Edwardes & Bower Streets, Napier. A tribute to Colin or messages to his family can be left at www.dunstalls.co.nz... or C/- PO Box 1055, Napier, 4140.

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