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AYSON, Murray Alexander.
Peacefully, at home, on Friday, February 28, 2020; aged 75 years. Dearly loved husband and soul mate of Joan, much loved father and father-in-law of Derek and Rachel (Gore), Robyn and Glenn (Palmerston North), treasured Granddad of Georgia, and Chonelle; Rebekah, Katherine, and Thomas, and special uncle of Lorraine and Stephen Stuart; Jordan, Hayden, and Brock. “At home with his Lord and Saviour”
A service to remember Murray will be held in Campbell and Sons Chapel, 95 Gordon Road, Mosgiel, at 10.30am on Tuesday, March 3, followed by private cremation. In lieu of flowers donations to the Cancer Society would be appreciated and may be left at the service. Messages to 453 East Taieri-Allanton Road, RD 2 Mosgiel 9092.
DUFFY, KEVIN BARRY.
Tragically taken from us on Wednesday, 26 February. Dearly beloved husband of Joan (deceased). Much loved father and father-in-law of Mary-Jane and Ben, Anna and Gordon, Christopher and Wendy, Rosanne and Michael, Bridget and Peter, Paula and Lucy, Phillip and Tim (both deceased). Much loved grandfather of Fen, Orion, Hannah, Mila, Zet, Flynn, Poppy, Dylan, Perry, and Ada. A wake will be held on Thursday, 5 March from 6pm at Kevin’s home in Mokotua to celebrate Dad’s life. A Requiem Mass will be held the next day at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Rimu Street, Georgetown, Invercargill at 2pm on Friday 6 March, followed by an open burial and afternoon tea. Messages to 226 Mokotua Rd, RD 1, Invercargill 9877. avenalpark.co.nz
GILLESPIE, Irene Nancy Joy (Nancy).
26.6.1931 – 26.2.2020
Peacefully, at Marne Street Hospital, Dunedin, with family by her side. Loved wife of the late Les, loved mother and mother-in-law of Ian and Carol, Allan and Lorraine, and the late Colin, loved Nana Nancy of Sandra, the late Mitchell; Maria and Robert, and Tinika and Daniel, and a loved great-grandmother of Mitchell, Toni; Sonya, Anna, and Emily. Privately cremated, as was Nancy’s wish. Messages to PO Box 15126, Waihola 9243.
HARDAKER, Harry Vincent (Vince).
920426 Lance Corporal CMT. In his 88th year. (Passed away peacefully) on Friday February 28, 2020, at Albany House, Gore. Dearly loved husband of Lorraine for 60 years. Much loved Dad of Sandra and Chris Gentle (Gore), Robyn and Grant Morris (Kaiwera), and Allan (Gore). Loved grandad of Amanda, Abby and Hayden; Victoria and Morgan, Warrick and Amanda, Melissa and Darren. Loved great-grandad of Wyatt, Monty, Campbell, Leigh, George, and Meila. A loved brother, brother-in-law and uncle. A service for Vince will be held in the Gore RSA Function Lounge, Bowler Avenue, on Tuesday, March 3, at 1.30pm leaving thereafter for the Charlton Park Cemetery. Messages to 23A Canning Street, Gore 9710.
McFADZIEN, Paul James.
After a courageous battle Paul passed away on Tuesday, February 18, 2020. Best friend, ‘together forever’ – dearly loved husband of Jan. Perfect dad and so loved, adored by Aaron and Jason. Cherished Grandad of Lyla. Dearly loved father-in-law of Catherine.
‘Loved by so many.’ “The only family he ever loved, was with him to the very end.”As per Paul’s wishes, a private service has been held. frasersfunerals.co.nz
MILLS, Archie (Alister George).
On Friday 28 February 2020, surrounded by his loving family. Loved husband of Valda (nee Hall) for 62 years. Loved father and father-in-law of Kenneth and Sheryl, Wendy and Steven Chalmers, Gaynor and John O’Connor, loved grandad and great grandad of Tracy Holz and Robert Mason, with Ella, and Charlie, Melissa and Shaye Edwards with Riley, and Brooklyn, (all Invercargill), Samantha Holz, with Jake and Eli (Te Anau), Danielle Holz (Nelson). Archie will be at home with family at 19 Stephens Street Invercargill, you are warmly invited to visit. Service details to be advised. Messages to 19 Stephens Street Invercargill 9810. avenalpark.co.nz
MILLS, E C (Peter): MILLS, Margaret.
Formerly of Alice Street, Invercargill, and Panners Way, Queenstown. A private family interment of cremation ashes will be held at St John’s Cemetery, Invercargill, on Saturday, March 7, 2020. All friends of Margaret and Peter and family are invited to the J Fraser and Sons’ Lounge, cnr Esk and Doon Streets, Invercargill, at 11.00am on that day, for refreshments and sharing of memories.
MORRIS, Jane Maree.
On Monday, February 23, 2020 at Adelaide. Loved wife of Roger, and a dearly loved mother of Jarrod and Jess, and the new baby to come; Tara and Luke Plume and a much loved Nana of Ayla, and Tyler. A family Memorial Service will be held at a later date. Messages to 226 Main Street, Otautau 9610. R.I.P.
MUNRO, Noeline Gladys (nee McKenzie).
A Memorial Service to celebrate the life of our dear mother, grandmother and great-grandmother will be held on the April 4, 2020, at 1.00pm, St Stephen’s Presbyterian Church, 284 North Road, Invercargill.
Our mother was a “good and faithful servant”, unwavering in her devotion
to the Lord. Every person she met was precious to her.
We look forward to this time of remembrance with you.
NAYLOR, John David.
On February 12, 2020, at Windsor Park Care Home, Gore (formerly of Five Rivers); aged 86 years. Forever husband of the late Cecily, loved father and father-in-law of Murray and Silvia (New Plymouth), June (Newcastle, Australia), Colin (Brisbane), Alastair and Lorraine (Christchurch), Kathleen and John Van Byster Veldt (Patetonga), much loved Grandad of Breffni, and Caitlin; Sarah, Amy, Rachel, Eleanor, and Louise. A private service has been held and interment at Athol Cemetery. Messages to P.O. Box 20187, Bishopdale, Christchurch 8543.
PETERS, Mary Elizabeth.
Passed away surrounded by her loving family on Friday 28th February 2020, in her 85th year. Adored wife of the late Rex. Much loved and cherished mum and mother-in-law of Karen and Russell Drake, Philip and Glenys Peters, Lynda* and Neville Tomlins, and Nicola and Arron Galloway. Dearly loved nana of her Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren. A service to celebrate Mary’s life will be held in the St Stephens Church, North Road Invercargill on Wednesday the 4th March at 1.30pm. Donations to Hospice Southland would be appreciated and may be left at the service. Messages to 62 Gloucester St, Invercargill 9810. avenalpark.co.nz
POTTS, Kevin Douglas.
Peacefully, with his family by his side, on February 21, 2020, at Yvette Williams Retirement Village, Dunedin; aged 71 years. Dearly loved son of the late David and Flora, much loved brother and brother-in-law of the late Valmai Manga and the late Ivan and John (Gore), David (Tapanui), Allan and Lynn (Balclutha), Gordon (Tapanui), Heather (Dunedin), Ian (Balclutha), and the late Graham, and a treasured Uncle of all his nieces and nephews. At Kevin’s request a private burial service has been held. Messages to 11 Edinburgh Place, Balclutha 9230. Doug Nesbit Funerals Services Ltd Balclutha, & Milton.
MILLS, Archie (Alister George).
Loved son of Bill* and Mary* Josephine Mills, brother of Bill* and Mary* Mills, Clary Mills, Ray* and Pam* Mills, Yvonne* and Warren* Hubber, Pat* and Brian* Teraki, Neville and Jessie Mills, Lavina and Bill* Morton, Judith and Colin* Wilson, Jennifer* Ladbrook, Maxine Buchanan, Joe and Warren Taylor, Gary* Mills.
MILLS, Archie (Alister George).
Loved son-in-law of Thomas* William and Raphaela* Katarena Hall. Brother-in-law of Ron* and Pat* Hall, Ray* Hall, Audrey* and Alf* Trainer, Ysobel Amalfitano and Nelson Hay, Carol and Charlie* Waaka.
SANDERS, Jennifer May (Jenni).
Of Little Valley Station, Alexandra. Passed away peacefully on Friday, February 28, 2020, after a long fight, aged 56. Dearly loved wife and best friend of Lindon, and cherished mum of Garth and Shane. A celebration of Jenni’s life will be held at a date to be advised. Messages to 1173 Little Valley Road, RD 2, Alexandra 9392.
Cared for by Affinity Funerals Central Otago & Lakes District F.D.A.N.Z.
THOMPSON, Judith Anne (formerly Reid).
Peacefully in the care of Hospice Southland, on Wednesday, February 26, 2020, aged 77 years. Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of David, Beverley and Donald Flett, Debbie and Keith Macdonald, and Trevor Reid and Hayley. Adored Nana of Bridget, and Donna, and Dean, Bradley, Tristan, Jessie, and Peter; Leah, and Rachael, and Bella, Jethro, Myah, and Willow; Corey, Brodie, Grace, and Ethan. A service to celebrate Judith’s life will be held in the Avenal Park Lounge, on Monday, March 2, at 2.00pm. In lieu of flowers, donations to Hospice Southland would be appreciated and may be left at the service. Judith’s family would like to extend a special thank you to the Hospice Day Program (Tuesdays) staff and the Hospice Doctors and Nursing staff for their exceptional care of Judith. Messages to PO Box 1345, Invercargill 9840, or [email protected]
O’NEILL, Patrick William.
Much loved and remembered Poppa Pat
– Mavourneen, Duval, Jane, Lyndon and Family
ROBERTSON, June Sheryl.
23.03.1948 – 30.01.2020
We know heaven must be
a beautiful place as they
So many beautiful cards, flowers, meals, love and support. This will be forever in our hearts and always remembered dearly.
– Neil Robertson and the extended families of The Robertson and Mackintosh’s.
WILLIS, Frederick Henry.
Jenny, Warren and Grant and their families give heartfelt thanks for the kindness and support given over the past weeks. Thank you to all that travelled near and far to attend Fred’s service, to those who sent flowers, cards and been in contact we thank you. Special thanks to Bester and Mckay Family doctors, Southland Hospice for all their guidance and support, to Avenal Park Funeral Home for their care and thoughtfulness, Lynley McKerrow for the lovely service and making a hard task that little bit easier. To Debie Dickie-Lee florist for the beautiful casket arrangement and to Ann Robbie for playing one of Fred’s favourites on the bagpipes, its much appreciated. Please accept this as a personal acknowledgement of our gratitude to you all.