Funeral Notices – 15th September
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BOOLS, Ethan Robert. Passed away on Wednesday, September 12, 2018. Cherished son of Chris and Joanne (Edendale), loved big brother of Freya. Funeral intimation later. Messages to 133 Seaward Road, Edendale 9825. Hammond & Ryder Funeral Services Ltd
Gore, FDANZ – NZIFH
GERRARD, William Arthur (Bill).
Passed peacefully at home surrounded by family on Wednesday, September 12, 2018, aged 93. Beloved husband to Sheila. Dearly loved father of Suzanne, the late Beth, and Langley, and loving stepfather to Alasdair. Treasured grandfather of Tony, Dairne, Hami, Antonio and Cherish. And loving great-grandfather to William, Michael, Suzy, Kalani, Nevah, Vanderlai, Latrell, TeRua, Amar, Daneka, Shayla. Special friend to Ruby. Stalwart of the Southland Sports Car Club. Founding member of Green Acres Golf Club, Invercargill. Life member and former President of H.S.O.B, also past President of P.B.R.U, Gisborne. A true gentleman at rest who will be missed by all those who had the great fortune to have known him. A top bloke! The Last of the Summer Wine. Messages to 148A Main Road, Makaraka, Gisborne or via [email protected]
RAE, Olwen Frances (nee Lewis).
Peacefully at Southland Hospital on Thursday, September 13, 2018, in her 93rd year. Loving mother of Malcolm and Sarah, and loving mother-in-law of Ineke. Loving grandmother of Nicholas. Loving sister and sister-in-law of Ngaire* and Alan* Pritchard, and William (Bill)* and Anita Lewis and family. A private cremation has already been held in accordance with Olwen’s wishes. A date for the memorial service will be advised in the near future. No flowers by request. Messages to 256A Kelvin Street, Invercargill 9810.
(*denotes deceased) J Fraser & Sons Ltd F.D.A.N.Z. frasersfunerals.co.nz
McLEOD, Bruce Murray. Passed away peacefully at Talbot Park Rest Home, Timaru, on Saturday, September 8, 2018, aged 58 years. The youngest son of the late Jewel and Neil, stepson of Ernie Partridge (Cromwell), and a loved brother and brother-in-law of Margaret and Ross Weir (Invercargill), and Donald and Julia McLeod (Hamilton). A private cremation has been held. Mainland Funerals
McPEAKE, John Dawson (Peakers).
Peacefully surrounded by family at Hospice Southland on Tuesday, September 11, 2018. Loved partner of Vanessa, proud father of Ryan, brother of Stuart, Kenneth, and Ray, and their wives. A celebration of John’s life will be held at the Gore Town and Country Club, Bury Street, on Monday, September 17, at 2.00pm, followed by a private burial. In lieu of flowers, donations may be left for Hospice Southland. Messages to 141 Glendhu Road, RD4, Mataura 9774. Southern Funeral HomeGore, F.D.A.N.Z.
URE, Murray George. Alison and the family wish to thank everyone for the many gestures of kindness, sympathy, prayer and support shown to us during Murray’s brief illness and after he died. We are truly grateful for the love shown through your visits, flowers, food gifts, cards and ongoing support in so many ways. Thanks to all those family, friends and work associates who attended Murray’s thanksgiving service. Special thanks to Kathryn for her beautiful flowers, Sue, Graeme and Tim for the lovely music and Rev Andrew Young for his very personal tribute to Murray at the service. The family would also like to thank Southland Hospice for their excellent care of Murray and thank all those who donated to the Hospice at the funeral. Please accept this as a personal acknowledgement of our appreciation.
CARMICHAEL, Joyce Alberta. MNZM
Vonne, John, James, Annie, Tony and families wish to express their heartfelt thanks to all friends and relatives for the love and support following the recent passing of Joyce. We were overwhelmed with flowers, food, cards, messages and prayers. We would like to thank the staff at Rowena Jackson for their kindness and care of mum, especially over the past 3 years. Special thanks to Jean (and Wayne) Soper for the lovely services. Thanks also to Sharron at Macdonald & Weston for their care and support. Please accept this as a personal thank you.