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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MACK, Don

Much loved Dad to Donna and Craig. Loved Granddad to Tarn and Zac. Thank you for being the best Dad.
Forever in our hearts.
Miss you heaps.

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LANGERVELD, Willem Hendrik (Bill)

On Wednesday, June 12, 2019, peacefully at Hutt Hospital surrounded by family, aged 89 years. Loved husband of the late Margaret, much loved father and father-in-law of Mandy & Mark, Ray & Tracey, Rodney & Sherelyn, Bryan & Tania. Proud Grandad of Sam, Kate & Mitchell, Liz & Shaye, Kimberley, Tyler, Connah, Briar, Jarrod, Louis, Jack, Natasha & Zoe. Most proud Opa of Ryder, Ellie, Nixon & Cooper. The family would like to thank all involved in his care and their compassion. Requiem Mass will be celebrated in St Joseph’s Church, Upper Hutt, on Tuesday, June 18, at 1.00pm.

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COKOJIC, Ellen Margaret

Peacefully in the presence of family and friends in the care of Hospice Southland on Wednesday, June 12, 2019. Cherished wife of Drago for 43 years. Loving Mum of Tanya and Maya and mother-in-law to Brendan and Adam. Special Grandma to Mila, Nadia, Fenix and Marley. Loved sister and sister-in-law to Lorraine, Douglas and Karen, Maree and Ray. Loved aunty to all her nieces and nephews.
R.I.P.
In lieu of flowers donations to Hospice Southland can be made at the service. Requiem Mass will be celebrated in St Mary’s Basilica, Tyne Street, on Wednesday, June 19 at 1.30pm, followed by a private cremation.

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GARRICK, Betty

On June 5, 2019, in her 98th year. Wife of the late Edward (Ted), dearly loved mother of Andrea Garrick, the late Edward (Bruce) Garrick, treasured ‘Gran’ of George Gallagher, ‘Bet’ of Bridget, and Sam Gallagher (Auckland). Respectfully cared for by Dr Tony Stoop, and the team at Acorn House, The Oaks. A private cremation has been held.

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GREENE, Colin James (Crank)

On Wednesday 12 June 2019, Crank passed away at Palmerston North Hospital, aged 78. Crank was a loved son, brother, husband, father, brother-in-law, uncle, workmate, dick and friend. A service for Crank will be held at The Lychway Chapel, 5 Roy Street, Palmerston North, on Monday 17 June 2019, at 1.00pm. Messages to the Greene family, c/- PO Box 1014, Palmerston North.

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MACKIE, Ian Valentine

On 11 June 2019, aged 83 years. Loved father and father-in-law of Michael & Leanne, Karen & Ross, Annette & Paul. Much loved grandfather of Campbell & Kendra, Daniel & Emily, Hannah & Jacob. Messages to Ian’s family may be posted to P O Box 44 - 176, Lower Hutt 5040. Ian’s funeral service will be held at Harbour City Funeral Home, 665 High Street, Lower Hutt on Monday 17 June at 11.00am followed by private cremation.
Will be sadly missed and forever remembered.

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PARSONAGE, Della Christina

Peacefully slipped away on 13 June 2019, at Kimihia Rest Home and Hospital, in her 92nd year. Now at peace with her beloved Tom. Loved Mum of Donna and Manfred, Michael and Jo, Paula and Martin, and Peta-Maree. Loved Nana, Nans, Nano of Alex and Wiremu, Thomas and Morgan, Chrissy and Todd, Julia and Jacob, and Hazel. Little Nana of Stella-Grace, Kora-Nieve, Waiaria, Indie-May, Harper, little Mu and Willow. Thank you for the wonderful care and aroha from Kimihia Home and Hospital. Requiem Mass will be celebrated at the St Anthony’s Catholic Church, Great South Rd, Huntly, on Monday, 17th June, at 1.00pm to be followed by a burial at the Kimihia Lawn Cemetery, Great South Road, Huntly. All communications to the Parsonage Family C/- PO Box 147, Huntly 3740.

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WISNEWSKI, David Noel

Passed away after a brave battle on Wednesday, June 12, 2019, in Melbourne with family by his side. Aged 67 years. Very much loved by Lyn & Dora. Treasured father, father-in-law and "Pop" of

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BENSON, Jean Una

Born 6th July 1929, died peacefully at Wensley House, Nelson on Wednesday, June 12th, 2019, aged 89 years. Loved daughter of the late Stella and Alfred Benson; loved sister and sister-in-law of Joyce and John Hyland (UK); and loved aunt of Jennifer (UK), and June (France). A celebration of Jean’s life will be held at Marsden House Funeral home, 41 Nile Street East, Nelson, on Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at 11am.

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TESSENDORF, Mary Maud (Betty)

On Thursday 13th June 2019 peacefully at Waikato Hospital. Aged 91 years. Loving wife of Harry. Cherished mother of Lorna and Sheila, mother-in-law of John and Peter, Nan and granny to all of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Also loved by all of her extended family in both New Zealand and South Africa.
Much loved and
sadly missed by all.
Many thanks to the staff of Radius Glaisdale and Waikato Hospital A3 for their amazing care. A farewell for Betty will be held at the Hamilton Park Crematorium Chapel, 395 Morrinsville Road, Newstead on Tuesday 18 June at 11.00am. Messages may be left at www.heavenaddress.com... or mailed to the Tessendorf family C/- PO Box 276 Hamilton 3240.

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NANCOLLIS, Graham

On June 12, 2019, died peacefully at home, age 65. Cherished husband of Liz, much loved Dad of Mark and Gemma. In lieu of flowers, donations to Nurse Maude would be appreciated, and can be made online to bit.ly... Farewell at 1.00pm, Friday, June 21, at Canterbury Crematorium Chapel, corner of Linwood Avenue and Keighleys Road. Messages can be sent c/- PO Box 26112, Christchurch 8148.

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CHERRY, Stan

On Wednesday, June 12, 2019, our dearly loved brother passed away suddenly, in his sleep at his home in Perth. Fond memories from his sisters, Ngaire Hickman and Muriel Baker and families.
Another link in our family chain is broken.

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MEXTED, Barbara Jean Fitzgerald (Farrell)

On Thursday 13th June 2019, peacefully at Golden Pond Private Hospital; aged 86 years. Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Robert Skilling (deceased), and Dianne, Brian Skilling and Lynne, Sue and Ken Paton, Margaret and Rod Cleary, Karen Petersen, John and Junelle Farrell. Nana of 20 and great-Nana of 23. A good friend to Linda Skilling, Ken Petersen and Helen Cook. Barbara will be lying at 28A McGarvey Road, Whakatane, until her service at 1.00pm on Tuesday 18th June in the Church of St George & St John, Domain Road, Whakatane, followed by a private cremation. In lieu of flowers donations would be appreciated to the Leukaemia and Blood Cancer NZ, PO Box 99182, Newmarket, Auckland, or may be left at the service. Communications please to the Mexted Family, C/- PO Box 2070, Whakatane.

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McEVEDY, Kerry John

On June 13, 2019, passed away at Nurse Maude Hospital, after a short illness, aged 71 years. Dearly loved husband of Robyn.
“Will be dearly missed”
Messages may be addressed to

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GILDEA, Michael John

Of Dannevirke (Formerly of Ngawapurua, Woodville), on Monday, June 10th, 2019. Aged 80 years. Treasured father of Susan, Debbie, Errol, and Cynthia. Dearly loved by his 8 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. In accordance with Michael’s wishes a private family service has been held. All correspondence to the “Gildea Family ” c/- PO Box 9074 Palmerston North.

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