Funeral Notices – Friday 18th January
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JOHNSON, Ronald Ferguson (Ron). Peacefully passed away in the wonderful care of the staff at Peacehaven Rest Home on Wednesday, January 16, 2019, in his 78th year. Loved son of the late Bill and Mary Johnson. Loved father, father-in-law and friend of Jenny and Paul, and Cathy and Jason. Loved Grandad of Laura, Matthew, Samuel, Luke, Jack, Meg and Danny. Loved brother and brother-in-law of Murray and Linda. Friend of Ngaire and loved companion of Storm. Respected friend and colleague of all that knew him. A farewell for Ron will be held on Wednesday, January 23, at 1.30pm, J Fraser and Sons Chapel, corner Esk and Doon Streets, Invercargill. Interment to follow. Messages to 134 Morton Street, Invercargill. frasersfunerals.co.nz
LAIRD, Grace Gladys (Gladys). Passed away peacefully at Windsor Park Care Home, on Thursday, December 20, 2018, in her 93rd year. Dearly loved daughter of *John and *Grace, loved sister and sister-in-law of *Marian and *Dave Paulin, *Paisley and *Dulcie, *Keith and *Raeburn, and *James. Loved Aunty of Robert, Bruce and Glenys, Graeme and Helen, Roger and Karen, a loved great-Aunty of her nieces and nephews, and a loved friend of Jennifer. A memorial service for Gladys will be held in St Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Ardwick Street, Gore, on Monday, January 21, 2019 at 1.30pm. Messages to 15A Robertson Street, Gore 9710. (*denotes deceased)
McKINLAY, Carol Anne (nee Grimman). 22.8.1942 – 16.1.2019 Of Alexandra. Aged 76. Passed away peacefully after a short illness surrounded by her family. Dearly loved wife of 54 years to James. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Catherine and Craig Allison, Peter and Michelle, Chris and Leeanne, Paula and Nigel Duncan. Loved Nana of Racheal, Tania and Kurt, Joshua, Sam and Kate, Ben, Ethan, Laura, Caitlin, Thomas, Charlotte, Kirsten, Melissa and Jessica. Loved great-nana of Sophie and Emily.
Carol is not dead, there is just a change of address. You will find her at John 3:16.
Carol will be resting at her home on Friday, January 18, with a service to be held at 2.00pm on Saturday, January 19, at Alexandra Baptist Church (6 Gregg Street), followed by an afternoon tea. Cared for by Affinity Funerals Central Otago & Lakes District F.D.A.N.Z.
NEILSON, Peter Henry. (Baxter & Neilson) Peacefully at Calvary Hospital on Tuesday 15th January 2019, aged 87 years. Loved husband & best friend of Ailsa for the past 63 years. Loved father & father in law of Trevor & Paulina, Sandra & Rob McMurdo. A loved grandad Peter of Sonya, Kerrie, Marsha, Jeffrey & Andrew. Great grandad of his 8 great grandchildren. Loved brother, brother in law & uncle. A service to celebrate Peter’s life will be held in the All Saints Church, Hollywood Terrace, on Friday 18th January 2019 at 1.30pm followed by an Private Cremation. Messages to 2/33 Jenkins Street, Invercargill, 9810. mwfunerals.co.nz
SHARP, Walter Raymond (Ray). Peacefully at Hospice Southland on Monday 14 January 2019; aged 85 years. Loved husband of Eunice, loved father and father-in-law of the late Yvonne, and the late Donald, Mervyn and Heather, Karynne and Brett, loved Grandad Ray of Rhanna, Kiah, Joshua, Alisha, Ethan, Brodie, Bethany, and a much loved great Grandad Ray. A service for Ray will be held in the Avenal Park Chapel, 75 Fox Street, Invercargill on Saturday 19 January at 10.00am, private cremation to follow. Messages to 94 Watt Road Otatara, Invercargill. avenalpark.co.nz
SHARP, Ray. Loved son of Walter* (Tim) and Lily*, loved brother and brother-in-law of Audrey* and Jack* McKay, Harold* and Dot*, Betty and Jack* Stone, Heather and Lyall* Blakely, Marj, John and Nyuta*, Jim and June*, loved brother-in-law of Stewart* Brown, Raymond* Brown, Margaret and Phillip* Sutton, Betty and Russell Scobie, Chriss and Gary Cubbage, a loved uncle of all his nieces and nephews. (*denotes deceased) avenalpark.co.nz
ANDREWS, Elizabeth Anne: 19.02.1955 – 18.01.2009
Softly the leaves of memory fall,
Gently I gather and treasure them all.
Unseen, unheard you are always near,
So missed, so loved, so very dear.
No longer in our lives to share,
But in our hearts you’re always there.
Dearly loved wife of Lindsay. Precious Mum of Calum and Justine, Karen and Phil Brock, the late Hamish, Rachael and Paul Diprose, Glen and Louise, Nathan and Beatriz, Sarah and Sam Rook, and Bradley. Loved Nana-Beth of all her grandchildren.
LEITH, Phillip Wayne. 13.8.1951 – 18.1.2018
Dearly loved husband, Dad and Paaka.
We can no longer see you with our eyes or touch you with our hands but we will
feel you in our hearts forever
We love and miss you
so much With love – Lynley, Kim and Andrew, Penny, William and Julia.