Death Notices

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

Recent Notices in New Zealand

Death

DIXON, Brenda Dawn

Of Woodville/Wairarapa, on Saturday 20 February 2021, peacefully after a short illness, aged 69 years. Loved partner of Chris, and loving Mum of Julie and Pam, Lee and Christine, and Sarah and Phil. A treasured Nana, g-Nana, sister, aunty and friend to many. Messages to Brenda’s family, c/- PO Box 23, Pahiatua. A service to celebrate Brenda’s life will be held in The Village Chapel, Corner Waltons Avenue and High Street, Kuripuni, Masterton, on Thursday 25th February 2012 at 1.30pm, private cremation thereafter.
Monarch Funeral Home
Pahiatua (06) 3766662

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BROOKS (PIACUN), Sue Lorraine

Passed away peacefully on February 20, 2021, aged 71 years. Dearly beloved wife of Ivan, mother of Helen & Russell, grandmother of Eirlys, Maisie, Ada and Victor.
Sadly missed.
Rest in peace Sue.
Donations in lieu of flowers would be appreciated to Waikato Bridge Club and may be left at the service. A celebration of Sue’s life will be held at St Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 6 Te Aroha Street, Hamilton on Tuesday February 23, at 2.00pm followed by private cremation. Correspondence to the Brook (Piacun) Family, PO Box 439, Hamilton 3240.

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YOUNG, Stuart Rolston

25th June 1935 —
17th February 2021.
In his 86th year. Passed away peacefully surrounded by family. Dearly loved husband of Jenny, father and father-in-law of Vanessa and John, Melanie and Ralf, Elliot and Kyla, and Oliver and Hannah (UK), and grandfather of Dorothy, Maddy, Edi, Amelie, Hannah, Hugh, Ethan, Lara and Solly. Loved by his late brother and sister Marten and Carolyn and their families. A private cremation has been held. Very special thanks to all the staff at Mary Potter Hospice and Te Hopai Home and Hospital for all their wonderful care. Any donations please to Wellington Free Ambulance or Mary Potter Hospice.

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DEVONPORT, Joseph Vincent (Joe)

Passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, at Cranford Hospice on February 20, 2021. Much loved friend and partner of Ann Maree. Devoted Dad and father-in-law of Danielle and Pera Barrett. Cherished Poppa Joe of Huhana, and Kãhu. Brother of Veronica Devonport, loved uncle of Royce. Former husband of Elizabeth. Joe will be at home until Tuesday morning, all visitors welcome. A celebration of Joe’s life will be held at the Sugar Loaf Chapel of Howard & Gannon Funerals cnr Lee Road and Gloucester Street, Taradale, Napier, on Tuesday February 23, 2021, at 1.00pm, followed by interment at Western Hills Lawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, a donation to Cranford Hospice can be made at the service and would be gratefully appreciated. Messages to the ‘Devonport Family’ c/o PO Box 7001, Taradale, Napier 4141.

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BARNETT, Ernest Graeme (Graeme)

Peacefully with family around him on Saturday 20 February 2021. Devoted and much loved husband of Janet, loved father and father-in-law of Peter & Nicola, John & Sue, David & Karen, proud Pop of Alex & Jack, James & Daniel, Belinda & Isabelle. A service to celebrate Graeme’s life will be held at The Founders Chapel of Remembrance, Rickit Street, Taupo, on Wednesday 24th February 2021 at 2.00pm. Communications with Graeme’s family c/- PO Box 940, Taupo.
Taupo Funeral Services Ltd Funeral Directors Association of NZ

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MUMMERY, Brian Harold

On February 16, 2021, passed away peacefully with family at his side at Parklands Hospital, in his 94th year. Dearly loved husband and friend of Esther for 67 years, loved and loving father of Lesley and Rick, and Andrew and Anita. Our grateful thanks to the team on Rata and Matai Wards at Parklands Hospital for their kindness, understanding and care of Brian and his family. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Brian Mummery, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. In accordance with Brian’s wishes, a private family cremation has been held.

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CORBETT, Nola Ethel

Passed peacefully, with family at her side, on Sunday, February 21, 2021, aged 91 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Desmond. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Mike and Beryl (Oakura), Peter and Sue (Wellington), Jim and Sue and the late Raewyn (Thames), Ross and Wendy (Hastings), Niall (Waitara), Mary and David Hamilton (Auckland), and Jan and Bill Hughes (Tokomaru Bay). Cherished friend of Lynn Davies. Loved and cherished Nana and great-nana of her 20 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. Messages may be sent to ’The Corbett Family’, c/- PO Box 64 Oakura 4345, or online at
wabraham.co.nz/notices/ The family wish to thank the staff of Jean Sandel Retirement Village for their loving care of Nola for many years. Funeral details to be advised.

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BELL, John Darroch

Passed away peacefully after his long health battles. February 20, 2021. Aged 71. Husband to Jennifer. Father to Sarah and Andrew. At John’s request, a private cremation will be held. A celebration of his life will take place at the family home on Friday, February 26, from 2.00pm. Jenny and the family would like to thank all involved in his care.

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MacRAE, Donald Cameron (Barney)

Surrounded by his family on February 20, 2021, aged 95 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Margaret. Cherished and adored father and father-in-law of Linda and Roger, Russell and Maria, Heather and Carl, Keith and Moana, Colin and Coleen; and Justin. Treasured grandad and great-grandad to all his grandchildren. Special thanks to Hampton Court staff for their care of Barney. In lieu of flowers, a donation to the Stroke Foundation can be left at the service and would be appreciated. A celebration of Barney’s life will be held in the Beth Shan Chapel, 157 Georges Drive, Napier, on Tuesday, February 23, at 11.00am, followed by private cremation. Messages to the MacRae Family, c/o PO Box 439, Napier 4140.

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GOODMAN, Toni Paul

Aged 54; surrounded by his family and friends at home on Sunday, February 21, 2021. Funeral details to follow.

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ZEHNDER, Diane Marie

Dearest sister-in-law of Merv and Gina, and special aunty to Chad and Tracey; Kate and Tim.
“Memories last a lifetime”

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CREAGH, Loreto Anne

On February 20, 2021, peacefully at Parkstone Hospital, surrounded by her family. Dearly loved wife of Martin, much loved mother and mother-in-law of Anne, Michele and Tim, Terrence and June, Shane and Belinda, and Karyn, dearest nana of Gregor, Callum, and Fintan; Alexis, Thomas, and Drew. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Loreto Creagh, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. In lieu of flowers, donations to St Vincent de Paul would be appreciated and may be made at the service. A Requiem Mass will be Celebrated in Christ the King Catholic Church, 90 Greers Road, Burnside on Wednesday, February 24, at 11.00am.

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WILLIAMS, Allette Louise (nee Weston)

Peacefully passed away on February 20, 2021, aged 92 at Longview Home. Dearly loved wife of the late Michael. Cherished mother of John, Louise & Roseanne. Adored Gran of Abigail, Andrew & Luke. A funeral service will be held for Allette at Lychgate Funerals, 306 Willis Street, Wellington on Thursday February 25, at 11.00am. Followed by a private cremation. The family would like to thank the staff at Kenepuru Hospital in ward 4 and staff at Longview Home. Any messages for the family can be sent to PO Box 22009, Wellington 6441.
Lychgate Funerals
FDANZ 385 0745
www.lychgate.co.nz...

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DUNHAM, Dallas Clare (nee Kevern)

Passed away very peacefully on February 20, 2021, at Avonlea Rest Home, aged 88 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Graeme, and much loved and loving mother and mother-in-law of Geoff and Annette, Chris and Julie, the late Clare, and Kathryn and Paepae. A treasured Nana of Laura, Skye, Gaia, Sophie, Susannah, Roisin, and Conal. A true and trusted friend to many.
“In His presence is the fullness of joy.”
Messages to the Dunham family c/- 19 London Street, Christchurch 8013. Special thanks to all the staff of Avonlea Rest Home for their love and care. A celebration of Dallas’ life will be held at the John Rhind Chapel, entry from London and Whitmore Streets, on Thursday, February 25, at 1.00pm.

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PINTOR, Conchita Porento

Passed peacefully on Saturday 20th February 2021, aged 91 years. Loved Mama of Lolita, and mother-in-law of Bruce. Adored Nana (Lola) of Daphne and Sam, and Ronald and Oshin, and great-nana of Millie and Aurora. Messages may be sent to ‘The Pintor Family’, C/o PO Box 4016, New Plymouth 4340. A requiem mass for Conchita will be held in St Joseph’s Catholic Church, New Plymouth, 106 Powderham Street, on Tuesday 23rd February 2021, at 10.30am, followed by a burial at Awanui Cemetery.

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