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Passed away, surrounded by his family, on 21st June 2023 at Te Hopai Home and Hospital. Beloved husband of the late Claire, and Eleanor Smith. Much loved and respected Dad, father-in-law, and kind and funny Grandad, of Jeff, Michelle & Ryan; Matthew, Samantha, Brianna, Riley & Tommy; Chris, Miharo, Olly, Putiputi, Lucy, Phoenix & Mylo; Brendon, Sarah, Ben & Alex; Tim, Andrea, Otis & Kenzi; Mel, Daniel, Conor & Cam; Gerard, Sarah, Kayleigh-Ann & Pierce.
May he Rest in Peace
Bill’s Requiem Mass will be celebrated at St Patrick’s Church, 3 Childers Terrace, Kilbirnie, Wellington, on Wednesday 28 June, at 11.00am, followed by a burial at Makara Cemetery. The Rosary will be prayed in the same Church on Tuesday 27 June, at 7.00pm. A big thank you to the staff at Te Hopai, for your compassionate care. Messages may be sent to “The Family of Bill Smith” c/- PO Box 50-347, Porirua 5240.
Funeral arrangements have been made by Larry Greco.
5.2.1930 – 11.6.2023
Passed peacefully in her sleep. Dearly loved wife of the late Edward (Ted) Manning. Treasured mum of Ann and mother-in-law of Ray. Beloved nana to Lisa, Jesse, Ricki-Lee, and Sammy. Great-Gan to her six great-grandchildren. In accordance with Peggy’s wishes a private cremation has been held. Messages to the Manning family c/- Reflections, PO Box 13377, Tauranga.
On June 20, 2023, peacefully at Christchurch Hospital, in her 90th year. Loved wife of Neil, dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Stephen and Cheryl, Mark and Janet, Lyndsey and Brian, Peter and Rhondda, Cheryl and the late Steve, loved Gran of eleven grandchildren, and twelve great-grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, donations to St John New Zealand would be appreciated and may be made online at stjohn.org.nz. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Norma Dunn, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545.The Funeral Service for Norma will be held in our Westpark Chapel, 467 Wairakei Road, Burnside, on Monday, June 26, at 10.00am, private cremation thereafter.
Suddenly but peacefully at home on Monday, June 19, 2023. Dearly loved partner of the late Donny. Dearly loved mother of Ken and Darren. Mother of Tony. Dearly loved only sister of Ngaire, and loved aunty of Jan and Lynn. As per Eunice’s wishes, a private burial has taken place. Messages to “Eunice’s Family”, C/- PO Box 63, Invercargill, or on Eunice’s tribute page at mwfunerals.co.nz/s/eunice.
On June 21, 2023, peacefully at Ashburton Hospital, surrounded by family, aged 58 years. Dearly loved wife of Ross. Much loved Mum of Bryce, and Douglas. Messages to the Richard’s family, PO Box 472, Ashburton 7740. In lieu of flowers donations to the Ashburton Cancer Society would be appreciated and may be left at the service. A celebration of Adrienne’s life will be held at the Mt Hutt Memorial Hall, Main Street, Methven, on Monday, June 26, commencing at 1.30pm, followed by interment at the Methven Cemetery.
Passed away peacefully at Wesley Care on June 20, 2023, aged 89 years. Much loved wife of Merryl, dearly loved father and father-in-law to Julie and David, Lee and Russell, and adored Poppa to Matthew and Charlotte, Rebekah and Raphael (Belgium), Tash and Scott (Tauranga), and Jayden, and Great-Poppa to Harper, and Lucia. The family would like to acknowledge all the wonderful staff of Wesley Care for their love and care shown to Curly and the family. Messages may be addressed to ‘The Glasson Family’, C/- 19 London Street, Richmond, Christchurch. A memorial service to celebrate Curly’s life will be held at Peppers Clearwater, Clearwater Avenue, on Thursday, July 27, at 2.00pm.
13.8.1940 — 22.6.2023
Our unforgettable family matriarch with a heart of gold passed gently on Thursday, June 22, 2023. Dearly loved wife of the late Lex. Cherished mother and mother-in-law of Leanne and Brent, Donna and Kerry, Kerri and Thomas, the late Peter Thompson, Bonnie and Chris, Brad and Awhina. Awesomely special Nana, Great-Nanu and Great-Great-Nana to her many grandchildren and blended families who will all miss her terribly! Mum was very grateful for all her beautiful friendships and extended family. Our sincere thanks to the amazing caring team on the surgical ward at Southland Hospital who made her final days comfortable. Thanks to Distinct Funerals who showed remarkable respect to Margaret. A private cremation has been held as mum wished. Messages may be left on Margaret’s tribute page at distinctfunerals.co.nz
Peacefully, at Bupa Ascot on Wednesday, June 21, 2023, surrounded by family. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Linda and Tony Simmonds, John and Jan. Mother of Yvon and Peter. A cherished grandmother and great-grandmother. As per Wilhemina’s wishes a private service has been held. Thanks to the lovely staff at Bupa Ascot for their care of Wilhemina. Messages to “Langeveld Family”, C/- PO Box 632, Invercargill, or on Wilhemina’s tribute page mwfunerals.co.nz/s/wilhemina.
On June 21, 2023, peacefully at Windsorcare, aged 90 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Kath, loved and respected Dad and father-in-law of Karen and David Armstrong, David and Deb, Craig and Jane. Dadpop and Pop of Simon and Alana, Michael, Callum, Arna, Harry and Charlotte. Loved Great-Grandad of Alexia and Cooper. Special thanks to the Windsorcare staff for their support and care of Allan - so very much appreciated. All communications to the Thornton Family, 47 Banks Avenue, Christchurch 8061. In keeping with Allan’s wishes a private Memorial Service will be held.
Passed away peacefully after a courageous battle surrounded by his loving family at home in Ohai. Dearly loved Husband of Linda Nicol. Cherished Father and Granddad of all his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Lindsay will be resting at his home 6 Dutchess Street, Ohai. Service for Lindsay will be held on Tuesday, June 27, at the Ohai Hall, 10 Richmond Street, Ohai, at 11.00am, followed by cup of tea. Followed by a private cremation. Messages to 1 Birchwood Road, Ohai, or left on Lindsay’s tribute page at distinctfunerals.co.nz. In lieu of flowers donations to the Hospice greatly appreciated.
Passed away peacefully at Ultimate Care Oaklands on 20 June 2023, in her 101st year. Dearly loved wife of the late David. Loving mother of John, Malcolm, Alison, Stuart, and their spouses. Treasured grandmother to her 10 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. A service to celebrate Molly’s life will be held at Elliotts Chapel on Cameron, 414 Cameron Road, Tauranga, on Saturday 24 June at 1.00pm, thereafter private cremation. For the live-stream link, please refer to Elliotts Funeral Services website, under upcoming funerals. All communications to the “Fluker Family”, c/- 25 Ninth Avenue, Tauranga 3110.
On June 20, 2023, peacefully at Coldstream Lifecare, Ashburton, aged 76 years. Dearly loved wife and soulmate of David. Much loved mother of Robert and Juliana, Jonathon, and Ben and Kim. Adored Nana of Jess, and Katie; and Ava, and Holly. Loved sister of Sue, and sister-in-law of Marilyn and Eric Maw, and Matthew and the late Pip Milligan. Special thanks to the staff of Coldstream Lifecare for their care of Jane. Also special thanks to Dr Penny Holdaway. Messages to the late Jane Bruce family, PO Box 472, Ashburton 7740. At Jane’s request, a private family service has been held.
Passed away peacefully at home with family by his side on Wednesday, June 21, 2023, aged 72 years. Dearly loved partner of Sandra, and dearly loved father of Christiaan, Ben and Emily. Cherished Opa of Louis and Holly.
Leo will be missed by many.
Heartfelt thanks to the nurses at Christchurch Hospital and Nurse Maude. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made directly online to https
Gus passed away peacefully in Waikato Hospital on 22nd June 2023, in his 103rd year, after a short illness. Dearly loved husband of the late Phyllis. Valued father of Terry, Gordon (Gus), Lindsay, Des, Wendy, Alvyn and the late Audrey. Respected father-in-law. Grandfather of 20. Great-Grandfather of 34. A memorial service to celebrate Gus’ life will be held on Monday 10th July at Simply Funerals Chapel, 388 Wairere Drive, Te Rapa, Hamilton. In lieu of flowers, donations to Dementia Waikato would be appreciated. All communications to the Schick family, c/- 388 Wairere Drive, Te Rapa, Hamilton.
Passed away peacefully at Ultimate Care Oaklands on 20 June 2023, in her 101st year. Dearly loved wife of the late David. Loving mother of John, Malcolm, Alison, Stuart and their spouses. Treasured grandmother to her 10 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. A service to celebrate Molly’s life will be held at Elliotts Chapel on Cameron, 414 Cameron Road, Tauranga, on Saturday 24 June, at 1.00pm, thereafter private cremation. For the livestream link, please refer to Elliotts Funeral Services website, under upcoming funerals. All communications to the “Fluker Family”, c/- 25 Ninth Avenue, Tauranga 3110.