Death Notices

A place to remember and celebrate the lives of those no longer with us

Recent Notices in New Zealand

Death

ARTHUR, Barbara Ann

On August 14, 2018, passed away peacefully at Palm Grove Retirement Village, aged 98 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Fred, loved mother and mother-in-law of John and Keay, the late Violet, Tom and Thysje. Loved grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother to all her family.
“At home with the Lord”
Special thanks to the staff at Palm Grove for their wonderful care of Barbara. Messages may be addressed to the Arthur family, C/- 19 London Street, Christchurch 8013. A Celebration of Barbara’s life will be held in the John Rhind Chapel, entry from London and Whitmore Streets, Christchurch, on Tuesday, August 21, at 1.00pm.

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KENNEDY, Pam(Lynette Willeen)

Passed away peacefully on August 14, 2018, aged 80. Best friend of Carmel. Loving mother and mother-in-law of Margaret and Nigel, Kate and Graeme, Gerard and Mari. Loving Gran of Michael, Steven, Andrew, Michael and Gemma. In lieu of flowers donations to the Dementia Society would be appreciated. Sincere thanks to the caring staff at Flaxmore, Alexander Hospital and Tasman Care Home. The friends of Pam are respectfully informed that a Requiem Mass will be celebrated at St Joseph's Catholic Church, Pitfure Road, Wakefield, on Saturday, August 18, 2018, at 1.00pm, followed by her interment at the Church Cemetery.

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KENNEDY, Lynette Willeen (Pam)

Passed away peacefully on August 14, 2018, aged 80. Best friend of Carmel. Loving mother and mother-in-law of Margaret and Nigel, Kate and Graeme, Gerard and Mari. Loving Gran of Michael, Steven, Andrew, Michael and Gemma. In lieu of flowers donations to the Dementia Society would be appreciated. Sincere thanks to the caring staff at Flaxmore, Alexander Hospital and Tasman Care Home. The friends of Pam are respectfully informed that a Requiem Mass will be celebrated at St Joseph's Catholic Church, Pitfure Road, Wakefield, on Saturday, August 18, 2018, at 1.00pm, followed by her interment at the Church Cemetery.

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ALDERSON, Colin Arnold

Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 15, 2018, in Nelson, aged 81 years. Dearly loved husband of Adrienne. Loved and respected father and father-in-law of Philip and Deb, Rachelle and Rob, Simon and Kate, Justin, Keren and Tim. Loved Dad-dad of his 13 grandchildren. A graveside service will be held for Colin at Seaview Cemetery, Nelson, on Saturday, August 18, at 2.30pm, God willing.
Awaiting the resurrection.

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HAMILL, Francis Joseph

Frank passed away peacefully at Calvary Hospital on Wednesday, August 15, 2018, with his daughters and the caring staff at his side. Aged 90 years. Loved and devoted husband and companion of May*. Loved and respected father, father-in-law and Grandad of Gloria and Bruce Miller, James and Jessica, Barbara and Peter Howley, Regan, Glen and Jenna, Kendall and Tyrone. Great- Grandad to Emma, Austin, Shaun, Emily and Hugo Howley. Special person to Kathleen. Beloved brother and brother-in-law of Eileen, Don*, Bob* and Irene*, Rose, Sid* and John * Folly, Georgina and Bob Houston*.
“Gone Whitebaiting.”
A service to celebrate Frank’s life will be held on Monday, August 20, at 11.00am, in J Fraser and Sons Chapel, cnr Esk and Doon Streets, followed by private interment. No flowers by request. Messages to 210 Wilton Street, Invercargill 9810.
(*denotes deceased)
Respectfully cared for by
J Fraser and Sons Ltd
F.D.A.N.Z.

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WALSH, Jane

The Partners and staff at Gresson Dorman & Co are deeply saddened at the tragic loss of a dearly loved, dynamic and hard working member of our team. We express our condolences to Jane’s family and friends at this difficult time. We were privileged to have Jane as a valued Partner and colleague who, during her all-too-brief time with our firm, made a huge impact and lifted the spirits of everyone around her. She will be greatly missed by all of us here.

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HAWARD, Ronald Frank (Ron)

Of Paraparaumu. On Wednesday, 15th August 2018, peacefully at Eldon Lodge. Aged 83 years. Beloved husband (although sometimes pain in the butt!) of Eileen, and much loved father of Brad and Jason. Adored Grandad of Liam and Callum. Loved and respected by his extended family in the UK, and by his many friends there and here in NZ. A service to celebrate Ron’s life will be held at Kapiti Coast Funeral Home Chapel, 9–11 Hinemoa Street, Paraparaumu, at 11.30am, on Tuesday, 21st August. No flowers by request, but donations to the Cancer Society, PO Box 7125, Newtown, Wellington 6242, would be appreciated and can be left at the service.
Kapiti Coast Funeral Home
FDANZ–NZIFH 04 298-5168

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McINTYRE, Rodney (Rod)

On 14th August 2018. Loved son of Lola, and big brother of Grant. Will be greatly missed by family and friends.

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WATERS, Tania Florence (Flo)

In Sydney, Australia, on 14 August 2018. Loved daughter of Sandy and the late Ross Kennard. Sister of Peter, John, Jody, and Jasyn. Loved mother of Leah, Kane, Ashley, Maxine, and Jasyn. Loved grandmother of all her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Beloved friend of the late Basil.
Always in our hearts
Rest easy our little soldier

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HAMMOND, William Stuart (Bill)

Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 14, 2018, aged 74 years. Dearly beloved husband of Margaret Lynnette. Dearly loved Dad of Kim & Andrew, Mark (deceased) and Jodie. Much loved Grandad of Brydee and Teagan. The family would like to sincerely thank the wonderful staff at Edale for their loving care of Bill.
"A patient sufferer at rest".
All messages to the Hammond family, C/- 167 John F Kennedy Drive, Palmerston North. A service for Bill will be held in the Cobham Chapel, 18 Morris Street, Marton, on Tuesday, August 21, 2018, at 1.00pm, followed by a private cremation. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Neurological Foundation would be greatly appreciated.
NZIFH

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JAMES, Georgette Ann “Geordie”(née MacIntyre)

Geordie passed away peacefully at the Te Aroha and Districts Community Hospital on 15th August 2018, after a brief illness. In her 73rd year. Beloved wife and soulmate of Eric. Loved Mum of Paddy and Lucy, Greg, Flea and Kimmie, Porky, Shaun and Katrina. Loved Nana of Hayden, Bailey, Paige, Dylan, Jesse and Theresa.
“Precious to our hearts.
Will be sadly missed.”
A celebration of Geordie’s life will be held at St Joseph’s Catholic Church (cnr Whitaker and Burgess Streets) Te Aroha, on Tuesday 21st August at 1.00pm, followed by interment at the Te Aroha Cemetery. Donations in lieu of flowers would be welcome for the Te Aroha and Districts Community Hospital and may be left at the service or posted to 72 Stanley Avenue, Te Aroha 3320. Special thanks to all the staff at the Te Aroha Hospital for their care and kindness to Geordie and the family. Communications to the family, c/- 653 Manawaru Road, RD1, Te Aroha 3391. Broadway Funeral Home (Te Aroha) FDANZ.

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DIXON, VivienneEvelyn (Viv)

On August 15, 2018, peacefully at home in Masterton, after a three year battle with cancer, aged 69 years. Loved and loving wife of Michael and dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Gareth and Sarah (Sydney) and Hayley (Sydney). Loved Grandma of Lucas. Best friend of Bazil, the cat. In lieu of flowers donations to Wairarapa SPCA would be appreciated and may be left at the service. Special thanks to everyone who has helped and supported Viv and provided wonderful care. A service to give thanks for Viv’s life will be held in Wairarapa Funeral Services Chapel, 35-37 Lincoln Road, Masterton, on Tuesday, August 21 at 1.00pm, followed by private cremation.
Wairarapa Funeral Services
FDANZ, Masterton

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EATON, Margaret Compton

Of Waikanae. Peacefully on 15th August 2018. Aged 94 wonderful years. Shared with her loved husband Syd (deceased). Loved mother and mother-in-law of Kristine (deceased) and Gary, Randall and Marcia, David and Christine. Loving Mimi and Mama of all her grandchildren and great-grandchild. Service at The Funeral Home, 545 Queen Street East, Levin, tomorrow, Saturday 18th August 2018 at 1.00pm. Thereafter private cremation.

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HAMMOND, Barry Thomas

Passed away peacefully surrounded by family at Waikato Hospital on 15th August 2018, aged 80 years. Loved husband of Kathryn, and loved father and father-in-law of Paul and Karleen; Sonia and Everard Whangapirita. Loved grandfather of Isla, Bailee, Kael, Finn and Noah. A service to celebrate Barry’s life will be held St Mark’s Anglican Church, Church St, Te Aroha, on Monday 20th August at 11.00am, thereafter private cremation. All messages to the Hammond Family, C/- Broadway Funeral Home Short St, Matamata 3400.

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WILSON, David

After a long stoic battle with cancer, Dave, aged 73 years, died surrounded by family on August 15, 2018, at Nurse Maude Hospice. Adored husband of Val, loving father of Dominic, Christian, and Tasha, much loved father-in-law of Marguerite, Jennie, and Steve, treasured granddad of Jayden, Gabrielle, Bryony, Eli, Lucas (deceased), and Frankie. Special thanks to the wonderful staff of Nurse Maude for their love and care of Dave. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late David Wilson, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. The Service to celebrate Dave’s life will be held in our Westpark Chapel, 467 Wairakei Road, Burnside, on Monday, August 20, at 2.00pm, private cremation thereafter.

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