Death Notices

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

Recent Notices in New Zealand

Death

HENDRY, Roger John

Suddenly at home, on April 15, 2018, in his 86th year. Dearly loved husband of the late Lorna, loved father and father-in-law of Stephen and Kathy, Phillipa, and Stuart and Debbie, much loved Pop of Sarah; Georgia, Maria and Charlie, brother and brother-in-law of Lawrence and the late Joan, John and the late Margaret. A special thank you for all the neighbourly care and support. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Roger Hendry, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. In lieu of flowers, donations to St John Ambulance would be appreciated and may be made at the service. A Service to celebrate Roger’s life will be held in the Halswell Bowling Club, 301 Halswell Road, Halswell, on Monday, April 23, at 11.30am, private cremation to follow.

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MITCHELL, Bradley James

Of Palmerston North. On Friday, March, 23, 2018, aged 27 years. Much loved son of Virginia and Simon. Dearly loved and missed brother of Stuart, Matthew, and Daniel, and best buddy to Terra. Bradley will be sadly missed by his uncles, aunts, cousins, friends, and family in England.
“A precious life
cut far too short”.
In lieu of a floral tribute, a donation made to the Pahiatua R.S.A., c/- PO Box 23, Pahiatua, would be appreciated or may be left at the service. Messages to Virginia and Simon, c/- PO Box 23, Pahiatua. A memorial service to celebrate Bradley’s life will be held at the Tararua Club, Tararua St, Pahiatua, on Friday, April, 20, 2018, at 10.00am. Monarch Funeral Home
Pahiatua
(06) 3766662

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WATTS, Steven John

Passed away unexpectedly January 19, 2018 in Mackay, Australia. Much loved son of Nancy Bland, brother of Tricia and David. Loved dad of Dean and grandfather to Parker who he missed meeting by 9 weeks. A service was held in Mackay on February 2, 2018.
Go rest high on that mountain

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LOWE, Adrienne Joy

Passed away in London on April 12, 2018, aged 65. Dearly loved wife of the late Mike, loved mother of Rowan and Waldo, cherished daughter of the late Elsie and Stuart MacLeod, sister and sister-in-law of Leagh and Willie, Malcolm and Sally, Neil, Jamie and Puspa. Also much loved by her nieces and nephews. Message to Leagh and Willie Ford, 3 Hasting Street, Kaikoura. Funeral service will take place in London.

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CLARK, Nyla Olga

Peacefully on April 10, 2018, at the WesleyCare Facility. Treasured and much loved wife of Norm for 65 years. Devoted mother and mother-in-law to Rhonda and John (Australia), Ken and Joanne, Steve and Maida (Christchurch). Precious grandmother of Jenna and the late Ben Richardson; Byron, Olivia and Vincent Clark; Charles and Midge Clark. Proud great-grandmother of Artie, Rodger and George; Toby and Luna; and Mykhail. Valued member of the Blyth, Baker, Murphy, Rule, Wheeler, Allen, Hunt and Clark families. The family wishes to acknowledge the wonderful love and care given by staff at the WesleyCare Facility, it is greatly appreciated and will always be remembered, thank you so much. Messages may be addressed to the Family of Nyla Clark, C/- 19 London Street, Christchurch 8013. In lieu of flowers donations to the staff of WesleyCare would be appreciated and can be made at the service. A celebration of Nyla’s life will be held at the Harewood Crematorium Chapel, entry via Gardiners and Wilkinsons Roads, Harewood, on Thursday, April 19, at 2.00pm.

Death

Wepiha Reo Wepiha

‘Sonny’
Kia Whai Kororia Honore Hareruia kia koe Ihoa o Nga Mano
Matua Tama Wairua Tapu Anahera Pono
Me Te Mangai
Me nga Tuakana Wairua
Arepa Omeka Piriwiritua Hamuera
Ko Te Mangai kei roto
Aianei Akenei
Ae
Completed his task here on earth and now joins his holy and faithful angels on his final journey back to the heavens to bare witness
To the glory of God.
Our beloved father, Koro and friend will lay at Orongomai Marae until
Wednesday 18 April 2018
The whanau warmly welcomes anyone wishing to farewell Sonny to the Marae.
For those not familiar with Marae protocol – you can ask for one of Sonny’s children to bring you onto the Marae.
Sonny will depart for Lane Park Church
22 Lane Street, Upper Hutt
on Wednesday 18 April at 9.30am
Service will begin at 11.00am
Upon his final journey to Akatarawa Cemetery
Ka nui na te aroha na te Whanau Wepiha

Death

FAOLUA, Iafeta Savaii

14.9.1955 — 14.04.2018
Peacefully on April 14, 2018. Beloved husband of Susana, cherised father and father-in-law of Tavalea and Risati, Elena, Rachel, Pisi and the late Iafeta Jnr. Loving grandfather of JJ, Selapina, Shaquana, Javonte, Giovanni and Iafeta-Kian. Much loved son of Alofa and the late Faolua Lemana. Adored brother of Repeka, Rasela, Ita, Asofa, Sone, Peka, Sialaoa and the late Sone and Malili. Dearly loved uncle of all his nephews and nieces in New Zealand, Australia and Samoa.
God saw you getting tired
When a cure was not be
He wrapped his arms around you,
And whispered "Come to me"
You didn't deserve what you went through,
So he gave you needed rest.
God’s Garden must be beautiful
He only takes the best.
A service for family and friends will be held at Betts Funeral Services Chapel, 33 North Street, Timaru, on Thursday, April 19, 2018, at 4.00pm, and the farewell will be held at Betts Chapel on Friday, April 20, 2018, at 10.30am
LEAI SE FAASAMOA FAAFETAI LAVA

Death

EVANS, Allan James (Bubs)

On April 15, 2018, at Wairarapa Hospital, Masterton, after a brief illness, dearly loved youngest son of the late Harry and Mona, loved brother and brother-in-law of Pat and the late Ron Latimer, Shirley and the late Dick Tily, John and Darrell Evans, and a loved uncle of his nieces and nephews.
Sadly missed

Death

PRYOR, Heather Elaine(nee Johnstone)

The McMurray family (Bill, Irene, Sharon and Colin) are shocked and extremely saddened by the sudden passing of Heather. She was always a special part of our extended family.
Memories bring us closer,
We are never far apart,
You will never be forgotten,
You are always in our hearts.

Death

HASTINGS, Peter Daniel

On Sunday, April 15, 2018, peacefully at Christchurch Hospital. Dearly loved husband of Leila, loved and cherished father of Stuart; Annabel and Greg; Kathryn and Lloyd, adored Poppy of Gemma and Nick; Sam; Chelsea and Jason, and great-grandad of Zakia and Evie. In his 86th year.
Will be sadly missed
Communications c/- PO Box 7244, Christchurch 8240. Private cremation to be held.
In the care of

Death

WHITTAKER, Dorothy

Died peacefully at Hutt Hospital surrounded by family, aged 94. Dearly loved wife of the late John James Whittaker (Jack). Much loved mother & mother-in-law of John, Helen & David, grandmother of Leeanne, Sean, Stacey and Simon, great-grandmother of Cameron, Nathan, Jade, and Paula, and great-great-grandmother of Evelyn. Beloved aunt of Stephen & Jo, and Andrew & Sarah. Messages may be sent to the family c/- 7 Johnsonville Road, Johnsonville, or via www.heavenaddress.co.nz.... In lieu of flowers, donations to the Wellington SPCA, PO Box 7069, Wellington 6242 would be appreciated or may be left at the service. A Funeral Service for Dorothy will be held at the Lychgate Chapel, cnr Johnsonville & Burgess Roads, Johnsonville (family parking only) at 11.00am on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, followed by private cremation.
Lychgate Funerals
FDANZ Tel. 385 0745
www.lychgate.co.nz...

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WEAVERS, Desmond John

Des was a great brother-in-law and uncle with a great sense of humour. He will be sadly missed.
— Glenys Brown; Olwyn Lines, Dayna, Trevor, Ella, Oliver, and Emily Elkin (Australia).

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CRUICKSHANK, Graeme Douglas

Passed away on 15th April 2018, aged 59. Loving husband of Joy. Loved Stepdad of Andrea, Kathryn and Tony, Owen and Debbie, Roy and Cara, the late Evan, and Leon. Loved Grandad Graeme to many. A Celebration of Graeme’s life will be held at the Otorohanga Club, Maniapoto Street, Otorohanga, on Thursday, 19th April at 10.00am, followed by burial at the Te Awamutu Cemetery. All communications to the Cruickshank family, PO Box 137, Te Awamutu.
Te Awamutu Funeral Services, FDANZ

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BORMAN, Meryl

Passed away peacefully on 14 April 2018. Best mate and neighbour of Wilma and Colin Faville. Saturday afternoons will never be the same.

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WINGERDEN, Antonius (Tony)

Passed away unexpectedly on April 11th, 2018, aged 86. Papa and opa to his children and grandchildren. Tony was cremated in a private ceremony.
Rest in Peace

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