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Below are the funeral notices for 1-2 June 2018.
SOPER, Honora Patricia (Nonie). Mum passed very peacefully at Southland Hospital on Friday 1st June 2018, in her 83rd year. Dearly loved wife and best friend of the late Aubrey. Loved and adored mother & mother-in-law of Keith & April, Errol & Jenny, Trevor & the late Brent. Loved and amazing nana to Grant, Joanne, Michael, Quinton, Caleb, Ashleigh, Wiremu, Destiny and Dharleen. Loved great nana to Jacinta, Kain, Bonnie & Aubrey. A loved aunty to all her nephews & nieces.
“Together again with Aubrey”
A service to celebrate Nonie’s life will be held in the Lindisfarne Community Church, crn Lindisfarne & Millar streets on Thursday 7th June at 10.30am, followed by an interment at the Eastern Cemetery. Messages to PO Box 632, Invercargill. Macdonald & Weston Funeral Home F.D.A.N.Z. mwfunerals.co.nz
SOPER, Honora Patricia (Nonie). Loved daughter of the late Jack & the late Margaret Gough. Loved sister & sister-in-law of Neil & Julie Gough. mwfunerals.co.nz
PADGET, Lorraine Dawn 14.2.1948 Suddenly at Southland Hospital on Friday 1 June 2018. Dearly loved wife of Frank, and the late Graeme Paulin, loved Mum of Maria and Kerry, Troy and Kristal, Juan and Nicola, and loved Nana and Great Grandmother. Funeral details to follow. Messages to 7 Derby Street, Woodend.
VAUGHAN, Joanne Shirley (Jo) (nee Price). Peacefully after a courageous battle on Thursday, 31 May 2018 in the care of Hospice Southland with her loving family by her side. A loved cherished and best friend of her two children; Larissa, and Connor and Omen. Loved youngest daughter of Gordon and Shirley (Winton). Loved sister and sister in law of Lynda-Marie and Colin, Michelle and Malcolm, Brendan and Tui, and Alistair. Loved aunt of all her nieces and nephews. Loved best and closest friend of Rae, Candy, Jane, Dayle, Dot, Stacy, and Lyall. Jo will be resting at 143 Ward Street until her service which will be held in the Avenal Park Chapel, 75 Fox Street on Wednesday, 6th June at 1:00pm. In lieu of flowers, donations to Hospice Southland would be appreciated and may be left at the service. Messages to 1 Alexander Avenue, Invercargill.
“A battler to the end.”
VAUGHAN, Joanne Shirley (Jo). Loved and adored sister, sister-in-law and aunty of Michelle and Malcolm, Sarah abd Trav, Misty and Brendan, Sammie and Josh. Special aunty JoJo of Jaega, Rylee, Aceson, Heath, Conrad, Savannah, and Charlotte.
“Now at peace and pain free.”
RUSSELL, Kathleen Beatrice (Kathy). Suddenly at Southland Hospital on Wednesday the 30th May 2018, with family by her side. Aged 78 years. Wife of the late Trevor Russell. Loved partner of the late Lance Lockyer. Loved mother and mother in law of the late Nathan, Nigel, Tracey and Peter Shirley. Loved nana Russell of Brenden and James Shirley. A service to celebrate Kathy’s life will be held in the Lindisfarne Community Church, cnr of Lindisfarne and Millar Sts on Wednesday the 6th June 2018 at 1.30pm, followed by an interment at the Eastern Cemetery. Donations for the Breast Cancer Society would be gratefully appreciated and can be made at the service. Messages to 11 Chelmsford St. Invercargill 9810
Macdonald & Weston Funeral Home F.D.A.N.Z. mwfunerals.co.nz
DOUBLE, Norman Russell (Russell). Peacefully at Windsor Park Care Home, Gore, on Wednesday, May 30, 2018. Loved and loving husband of Ngaire, loved father and father-in-law of Nanette and Terry Denise (Clydevale), Norman and Janis (Nelson), the late Natalie Young, Colin and Lorraine (Dunedin), Pamela and Beau Bozaid (Sydney), Karen and Bryce McKenzie (Waikoikoi), loved grandfather and great-grandfather. As per Russell’s wishes a private cremation has been held. Messages can be sent to Ngaire at Windsor Park Care Home, 3 McKellar Street, Gore 9710.
Southern Funeral Home Gore, F.D.A.N.Z.
GUMPATZES, Joanne Margaret. Of Wanaka. Passed peacefully at home in the arms of her family on May 29, 2018. Much loved partner of Brett, adored super mother of Zoe and the late Julz, very special daughter of Judy and Gerald (Dunedin), and loved sister of the late Simon, cherished whanau and friend to everyone. Donations may be left at the service for Breast Cancer Research. A service to honour Jo’s life will be held at Corrbridge Downs, 707 Wanaka-Luggate Highway, at 11.00am, June 5, 2018, followed by a private cremation. Messages to: 7 Moncrieff Place, Wanaka 9305.
Cared for by Affinity Funerals Central Otago & Lakes District F.D.A.N.Z.
DAWSON, Alister Macauley. Peacefully on Wednesday, May 30, 2018, in the care of Rowena Jackson Retirement Village with his loving family by his side, aged 91 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Melva. Loved and respected father and father-in-law of Lex* and Pauline, Peter and Shirley, Colin* and Polly*, Bruce and Lynn, and Rosanne and Malcolm*. Loved granddad and pop of Diane and Craig, Barry and Donna, Bradley and Jo, Jeremy and Di, Megan and Nathan, Brett and Hannah, Shirley and David, and Bill and Tanya, and all his great-grandchildren. A service to celebrate Alister’s life will be held in the Avenal Park Chapel, 75 Fox Street, on Friday, June 1 at 11.00am, followed by a private cremation. In lieu of flowers donations to the Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated and may be left at the service. A special thank you to the Rowena Jackson Retirement Village Staff for their care of Alister and his family. Messages to 56 Edinburgh Crescent, Waikiwi, Invercargill 9810. (*denotes deceased)