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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BYRNE, Joan Isobel Anne(nee Robcke)

Passed away peacefully after a long illness on Monday 18th June 2018, in her 80th year. Dearly loved wife of the late Rayson and mother and mother-in-law of Ann-Maree Byrne & Graham Grant; Jim Byrne and Andrea MacLennan; and Craig Byrne and Michelle Farac. Nanna of Shari and Olivia Byrne. Family and close friends are welcome to attend Joan’s service on Wednesday 20th June at Hamilton Park Crematorium Lounge, 395 Morrinsville Road, Newstead, at 10.30am. Tributes to Joan may be left at www.heavenaddress.com... or communications to the Byrne family c/-James R Hill Funeral Directors, 717 Grey Street, Claudelands, Hamilton 3216. FDANZ

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FITNESS, Jennifer Fay (Jenny)

On 18 June 2018, peacefully at Waikato Hospital with her loving family at her side. Aged 69 years. Dearly loved wife of Paul. Much loved Mother to Shelly, Michael and Deborah. Treasured Granny of Jake, Ben, Abbie and Maia.
‘Will be forever loved’
Requiem Mass for Jenny will be celebrated at the Cathedral of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Grey Street, Hamilton East, on Thursday 21 June, at 10.30am, followed by burial at Hamilton Park Cemetery, Morrinsville Road, Newstead. A special thank you to the staff of Ward 5 for their care of Jenny.

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KIRK, Marjorie Denise

Peacefully, surrounded by her family, in her 97th year, on June 14, 2018. Much loved wife of the late John Kirk. Loved Mum of Denise and Donald, Raema and Maurie, Allan and Lesley, Lindsay and Heather, Barrie and Jenny, Nada and Dave. Loved Grandma of 14 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. A special thanks to the staff of Radius Matua, Magnolia House for their love and care. A private service for Marjorie was held with her family. Communication to the Kirk Family, c/- PO Box 3136, Tauranga 3142.

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DUNCAN, Alan Trevor (Dunc)

11.7.1933 — 17.6.2018
Aged 84. Dearly loved husband of the late Denise, dearly loved father, grandfather and great-grandfather of Jade, Maia, and Susan and a loved stepfather of the late John Duncan.
"Our memories bring us closer, we are never far apart, you will never be forgotten, you are always in our hearts".
In keeping with Alan's wishes, a private family service will be held. A memorial service will be held at a later date to celebrate Alan's life.
Betts Funeral Services

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TAN, Margaret Ann

Passed away at Auckland City Hospital on June 17, 2018, aged 84. Dearly loved wife of the late Lim Gie Tan, and much loved mother of Elizabeth and Andrew. Oma to Hadi, Tamir, Hannah, Stella and April. A celebration of Margaret Ann’s life will be held at 10.00am on Thursday, June 21, at Number 7, St Vincent Avenue, Remuera, Auckland.

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BRAGG, George Henry

16247, 3rd Echelon, 2nd NZEF, WW2. Passed away on June 17, 2018, at Burwood Hospital, aged 95 years. Loved husband of the late Joan. Loved by all of his nieces, nephews and his extended family. Special thanks to the staff at Ilam Lifecare Christchurch for all their care and support and a special thanks to Eleanor for her care given to George. Messages may be addressed to the family C/- 19 London Street, Christchurch 8013. A Celebration of George’s life will be held in the John Rhind Chapel, entry from London and Whitmore Streets, Richmond, on This Day (Tuesday), at 10.00am.

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PERAWITI, Nepia Kaha (Unks/Uncle)

4.5.1952 — 15.6.2018 Cherished son of the late Tamahana and Val, fiancé to Ngaone (Bonnie) McGregor (deceased), father of Leianne, brother of Nelson (deceased), Moira, Morika, Kaye (deceased). Nepia will be laying in estate at Kauwhata Marae at 10.00am, Tuesday 19 June 2018. The funeral will take place on Thursday 21 June 2018 at 10.00am, followed by private cremation. All welcome for Kai Hakari at Kauwhata Marae.

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KEENE, Sheila Kathleen (nee Anderson)

(Formerly of Lancaster Street, Karori) Died peacefully at Sprott House, Wellington. Much loved mother to David, Karen & Paula and their families. Messages may be sent to Family of Sheila Keene C/- Lychgate Funerals, 306 Willis Street, Te Aro, Wellington, or via www.heavenaddress.co.nz.... In lieu of flowers donations to ‘Arthritis NZ’ would be appreciated and may be left at the service. A funeral service for Sheila will be held at the Lychgate Chapel, corner of Aro and Willis Streets, Wellington, on Wednesday 20 June 2018, at 11.00am, followed by private cremation.
Lychgate Funerals
FDANZ Tel. 385 0745
www.lychgate.co.nz...

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COULTON, James Andrew (Jim)

Peacefully at Taranaki Base Hospital on Sunday 17 June 2018, aged 86 years. Much loved husband of Ruth and the late Edna. Adored father and father-in-law of Marise & Bryn, Kerry & Lyn, and Shane & Sarah. Loved step-dad of Heather & Ross, Peter & Sharon, Rosalie & Kevin, and Melanie & Phil. Proud Poppa of Lisa, Erin; Amy, Andrew, William; Julia, Helena; Scott, Kirsten; Nicole, Tasha; Lukas, Drinagh, Cheryl, Buzz, Stacey and his 13 great-grandchildren. In preference to flowers a donation may be made to St John Ambulance and left at the service. All messages to the Coulton Family, c/- 174 Lemon Street, New Plymouth 4312, or left on Jim’s tribute page at www.eagars.co.nz.... Family and friends are invited to a celebration of Jim’s life to be held at Eagars’ Te Henui Chapel, 174 Lemon Street, New Plymouth, on Friday 22 June 2018 at 2.00pm.

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FRAME, David Claude

Passed away while on holiday in Canada. Much loved son of Zoe and Cliff (deceased). Brother of Heather, Jenny and Lynette.
Will be dearly missed.

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CROCKER, Dorothy Enid (formerly Fryer)

On June 16th, 2018, peacefully at Middlemore Hospital. Aged 92 years. Loved wife of the late Frank, loved mother and mother-in-law of Beverley and Trevor, John and Avalon, Lois, Stephen, Graeme and Anne, Frances, Kay and Noel, Tammy and Peter and Suzanne. Loved grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother to all her her grandchildren. A service for Dorothy will be held at Bethesda Chapel, 51 Inverell Avenue, Manukau, Auckland, tomorrow, Wednesday, at 11.00am, to be followed by a private cremation. In lieu of flowers donations to the SPCA, PO Box 43221, Mangere would be appreciated. All communications to Davis Funeral Services, PO Box 56013, Dominion Road, Auckland 1446.

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MONCRIEFF, Robert Jeffrey (Bob)

On Sunday, 17th June 2018. Dearly loved son of the late Pat and John Moncrieff. Dearly loved father of Jean-Pierre and Vanessa. Loved brother and brother-in-law of Julie and Peter Savage. Loving friend of Sharon, Noelle, Emma, Kate, Mat and Louise. Our sincere appreciation to ICU staff and doctors at Waikato Hospital. Sadly missed. R.I.P. For Service details please contact Simplicity on (07) 847-6851.

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BURROWS, James Henry (Jim)

Passed away on 11 June 2018, aged 95 years. Loved husband of the late Una. Loved father and father-in-law of Joy & Gary, Barbara & Wayne, Robert & Denise, Pam & Roy, Elaine & David and Lynda and loved grandfather and great-grandfather. A special thank you to the staff at Matariki, Te Awamutu, for all the care & kindness shown to Jim during his illness. A celebration of Jim’s life was held at Simply Cremations, Hamilton, on 15 June 2018.

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WILLIAMS, Alwyn Lloyd (Taff)

On 16 June 2018, peacefully at Wellington Hospital with his family at his side, aged 79. Dearly loved husband of Hilary. Much loved father and father-in-law of Lisa, Jason and Sarah. Loved Grandpa of Grace, and Nicholas. Loved brother and brother-in-law and uncle of Brynley and Sue and their family (Great Britain). A service for Alwyn will be held at St Matthew’s Church, Church Street, Masterton, on Friday 22 June at 1.30pm, followed by interment at Riverside Cemetery.

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PARSONS, William (Bill)

On 16th June 2018. Aged 86 years. Dearly loved husband of Dorothy for 60 years. Dearly loved father and father-in-law of Kathryn & Brett, Richard & Andrea, Sarah & Dave. Much loved grandad of Adele, Emma, Ben, Alice, Nick, Imogen and Serena. Loved uncle of his nephews & nieces in the UK. A special thanks to Dr Doriana Rivera, Tui Medical Centre, Rototuna; Jane of Access and the staff of the Artificial Limb Centre. A service will be held at Chartwell Cooperating Church (St Alban’s), Comries Road, Hamilton, on Thursday 21st June 2018, at 1.00pm. In lieu of flowers donations would be appreciated to the SPCA and can be left in the Church foyer. All communications to the Parsons Family, c/- PO Box 4449, Hamilton 3247.

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