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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EDMONDSON, Elizabeth (Mary)

On October 14, 2019, passed away peacefully at Christchurch Hospital after a short illness. Loved wife of the late John James Edmondson, loved mother of John, grandmother of Nathan and Duncan, mother-in-law of Jean, and good friend of Pat Meyers. Messages may be sent to the Edmondson family, c/- PO Box 35, Rangiora 7440. In lieu of flowers, donations to The National Heart Foundation would be appreciated and may be made at the service. A service for Mary will be held at St Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Pound Street, Amberley, on Friday, October 18, at 11.00am.

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ROBINS, Roger James

QSM
Peacefully at Hutt Hospital, surrounded by his family, on 14 October 2019, aged 86 years. Loved husband of Betty. Beloved father of Mike and the late Gavin. Uncle of Mark and Craig. In lieu of flowers, donations to Wellington Free Ambulance (PO Box 601, Thornton 6140) would be appreciated. A service to celebrate his life will be held in Cornwall Manor, cnr Knights Road and Cornwall Street, Lower Hutt, on Tuesday 22nd October at 2.00pm, and thereafter private cremation.

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BELLAMY, Carl Norman Robert

(Of Christchurch, formerly Oamaru). Peacefully on October 14, 2019, at Maples Lifecare, Christchurch. Aged 79 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Jenny. Much loved father of Robert and the late Karen. Loved by his friends; Sue and Alister, Pam and George, Kathy, Mary, Rose, Sister Adrienne OP and many others. A loved uncle, cousin and friend. A service to celebrate Carl’s life will be held at St. Patricks Basilica, Reed St, Oamaru, on Thursday, October 17, 2019, at 1.30pm, followed by burial at the Oamaru Lawn Cemetery. Messages to Carl’s family, c/-49 Humber Street, Oamaru.
Wall’s Funeral Services
49 Humber Street
Oamaru (03) 434 8266

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COX, Bill (William Robert)

Callsign ZL2BIL - of Suez Street, Martinborough. Passed away peacefully at Wairarapa Hospital on Friday 11th October 2019, aged 85, in the company of his children. Dearly loved husband of Catherine. Dearly loved father and father-in-law of Vincent & Catherine, and Glen & Roberta. A special thanks to the staff of Kahukura (Wairarapa Palliative Care), Wairarapa Hospital OT, ER and Surgical Ward doctors, nurses, and carers, Wairarapa DHB Focus, Martinborough Health Services, Martinborough Pharmacy, and the team at Wharekaka - you are all stars. In accordance with Bill’s wishes a private service has been held. Messages can be left on Bill’s tribute page at www.tributes.co.nz...

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BROWN, Edward StanleyJames (Ted)

29.12.1927 —12.10.2019
Loved husband of Vivienne, father of Andrew and Tessa, Craig and Anna, Fiona and Stephen, proud grandfather and great-grandfather, eldest son of the late Jean and George (Cheviot), and brother of Lucy, Ken, and the late Alan, Hilda, Ron, and Jean.
Suddenly taken, and will be greatly missed.
Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Ted Brown, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. The Funeral Service for Ted will be held in our AvonPark Chapel, corner Kerrs and Pages Roads, Linwood, Tomorrow (Wednesday), at 2.00pm, private cremation thereafter.

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ISAAC, Merrilyn Joan (nee Watts)

Passed away on Friday, 11th October 2019, aged 75. Beloved mother of Gwen, and dearly loved sister of Julian (deceased), Adrienne, Lyndsey and Jackie. Beloved grandmother of Hope and Honor. Correspondence
directed to Lyndsey at lyndsey.handy@xtra.co.nz. Private service.

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BARRETT, Edward

On behalf of the Oakura Bowling and Social Club our deepest sympathies are with Mary and the Barrett family on the passing of Edward ‘‘Ted’’ Barrett. He was a true gentleman and a great friend to all. He will be sadly missed.

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MEMBERY, Betty Rose (nee McFarlane)

Wife of Graham. With great sadness our loved and cherished sister Betty has left us on 13th October 2019, surrounded by her family. We will never forget you my dear.
— Peter, Colin, Ross, Alan (Dick), Margaret, Elma, Don, Doris, Paul and Stephen. Partners; Cheryl (dec), Jenny (dec), Margaret, Warren, Rhondda, Wayne, Kim and Tam.
Will be sadly missed by all

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VINING, Blair Emery

13.05.1980 — 11.10.2019
Our precious son passed after a courageous battle with cancer. Son of Pauline and Barry. Treasured brother and brother-in-law of Shaun and Melissa, and sister Alana. Beloved uncle of Samuel, Azaria, Brielle and Ava. Loved by all his aunties, uncles and cousins.
Never forgotten, loved forever

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MITCHELL, Patricia Ann (Pat)

On 12 October 2019 at Aroha Care Centre. Much loved Mum of Richard, Paul and Peter. Loved Nana Pat of James, Grace, Kerry, Louis, Raina, Blake and Keenan and Great-Nana of Oliver. A service to celebrate Pat’s life will be held in the Hutt City Church, 22 Marsden Street, Lower Hutt, on Thursday, 17 October 2019 at 11.00am, followed by private cremation.

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DICKINSON, Cedric William (Dickie)

21.1.1936 — 10.10.2019
Eldest son of Bill and Freda. Father to only son Warren and grandfather to James. Brother to Des and Eddie, and loved uncle to his nieces and nephews.
“Dad, thank you for being my dad through the good and bad times, with conflict at times. Your time has come to rest driver, kick off those boots, hang up those keys, look through the window, heaven bound, your shift is over. Gone but never forgotten,
love you dad, Warren x”
A Graveside Service for Cedric will be held at the Pirongia Cemetery on Wednesday, 16th October, at 2.00pm.
Te Awamutu Funeral Services, FDANZ.

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COLEMAN, Stephen Craig

19.11.1969 — 10.10.2019
Passed away after a brave fight. Beloved son of Margaret Janes and late Graham Coleman. Loved stepson of Malcom Black (dec) and Aaron Janes. Dearly loved brother of Sharon, Darryl and brother-in-law of Leighanne.
You left us far to soon, you will forever be in our hearts.

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VINING, Blair

On October 11, 2019, at home surrounded by his loving girls and 1st mate. Aged 39 years. One true love of Melissa (Missy). Devoted dad of Della-May and Lilly. Dearly loved son-in-law of Linda and Robert. Much loved brother and brother-in-law of Shaun and Melissa, Alana, Darryl and Dorris, Al and Jo. Loved grandson of Patricia. Very spoilt by his loved ‘Nan Rob’. A very loved uncle to all his nieces and nephews. Special friend to his wee mates from the farm and Twizel. An inspiring coach and friend to his first XV. Loyal "M8" to many. A celebration of Blair’s life will be held at Stadium Southland, on Wednesday, October 16, 2019, commencing at 11.30am. Please wear a rugby jersey in honour of Blair.

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BEGBIE, Robin David (Rob)

Passed away suddenly at home on Saturday, October 12, 2019, aged 78. Beloved husband of Adrianne (Bunny) for 55 incredible years. Loved father and father-in-law of Santha and Roger, Scott and Adrienne, Michael and Shelley. Loved Poppa to Bradley and Terri, Jennifer, Jay, Chase, Jessie, Cole, Jarvis, Piper, Felix and Jackson. Great-Poppa to Billy, Madison and Miley. A celebration of Rob’s life will be held at the Raleigh Street Christian Centre, 24 Raleigh Street, Cambridge, on Thursday, October 17, at 1.30pm.

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WESTBURY, Clive Malcolm

On October 13, 2019, peacefully at Summerset Rest Home, Upper Hutt; aged 91 years. Dearly loved husband of Betty for 62 years. Loved father of David, John and Marion and Grandfather of Rowan, Aaron, Hayden; Antony, Adam and Kayla-Leigh. Great-Grandfather of Isaiah, Hazel-Rose, Annemieke and Cohen. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Parkinson’s NZ at www.parkinsons.org.nz.... Special thanks to Summerset for their exceptional care of Clive. A service for Clive will be held in St Margaret’s Church, Dunns Street, Silverstream, on Wednesday, October 16, 2019, at 2.00pm, followed by private cremation. Messages may be sent to “the Westbury family”, C/- PO Box 30-127, Lower Hutt 5040.

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