Funeral Notices – Friday 1st February
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BLACK, Ronald David Alexander (Ron). (Peacefully in his sleep) on Thursday, January 31, 2019, at his home, Gore. Loving husband and friend of Heather for 53 years. Loving Dad of Wendy and Gary Weir (Gore), Grant and Tanya (Auckland), Nathan and Sandi (Australia), much loved Grandad of Nicole, and Mitchell; Maddi, and Sophia; and Alyssia. A loved brother, brother-in-law and uncle of all his nieces and nephews, and special friend of Harley the dog. At Ron’s request a private cremation will be held. A Memorial Service for Ron will be held in the Esplin Room, Gore Town and Country Club, Bury Street, on Friday, February 8, at 3.00pm. Messages to 31A Crombie Street, Gore 9710.
FRIENTZ, Diane Joy. Peacefully after a long illness at Hospice Southland on Wednesday, January 30, 2019. Loved wife and best friend of John. Loved mother of Daniel and Nick. Youngest daughter of Amy Larkins and the late Bert Larkins. Sister and sister-in-law of Catherine and Trevor Wilson, Paul and Sandra, Patricia Larkins and Stephen Moller. Sister-in-law of the late Graham and Maureen Frentz, Joyce and Robert Challis, Allan and Ann Frentz, Heather and Rex Nola, Marlene and John Thortan. A loved Aunty to all her nieces and nephews. As to Diane’s wishes a private graveside service will be held.
“The family would like to thank the Oncology nurses and doctors and the Hospice Southland nurses and doctors for the love and kindness they have shown Diane”.
Messages to 132 Elizabeth Street, Invercargill 9810. mwfunerals.co.nz
MACAULAY, Thomas Alistair (Tom). Peacefully at Peacehaven Rest Home on January 29, 2019. Dearly loved husband of the late Margaret. Loved father and father-in-law of Robert, Ursula and Andrew Davis, Innes and Dawn. Loving Grandad of Sam, Pete, Alice and Kiri. At Tom’s request a private cremation has been held. frasersfunerals.co.nz
JONES Lachlan Paul Graham. (Tragically) on Tuesday 29 January 2019. Aged 3 ½ years. Precious and most loved son of Paul and Michelle. Much loved wee brother and friend of Cameron, Jonathan Scott. ‘You are our sunshine and our wee boy lollipop’ A service for Lachie will be held in the Calvin Community Church, Robertson Street, Gore on Monday February 4 at 11.00am then leaving for Charlton Park Cemetery. Messages to 42 Salford Street, Gore 9710.
RICHARDSON, Graeme Stewart. Peacefully at home in Wanaka on Thursday, January 31, 2019, surrounded by his loving family, after a battle well fought, in his 61st year. Deeply loved and adored soulmate of Ange (Angela). Cherished father and father-in-law of Michael and Amy, and Caitlin and Shaun. Loved twin son of Stewart* and Muriel*. Loved brother of Elaine* and Gordon* MacKenzie, Jean* and Graeme Robertson, Anne and Lewis Haywood, and twin brother of Doug and Jan. Loved son-in-law of Mel* and Amelia* Barrie. Loved brother-in-law of Trish and Graham* Clayton, and Sue and Mark Duffy. A service to celebrate Graeme’s life will be held in J Fraser and Sons Chapel, cnr Esk and Doon Streets, Invercargill, at 1.30pm, on Monday, February 4, followed by private cremation. Flowers respectfully declined but donations to Otago Community Hospice can be left at the service. Messages to 18 Mataraki Place, Wanaka 9305. (*denotes deceased) frasersfunerals.co.nz
STARK, William James (Bill). Peacefully on Thursday, January 31, 2019, at Radius Fulton Care Centre Dunedin, aged 87 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Violet, loved father of Peter, Russell, Wendy and the late Coral. A service for Bill will be held at Gillions Chapel, 407 Hillside Road, Dunedin, on Thursday, February 7, at 2.30pm. Messages c/- Gillions Funeral Services, 407 Hillside Road, Dunedin 9012. Gillions Funeral Services Ltd
McLEAN, Lachlan Martin. Julie, Alexandra and Hamish; Ann and Alastair; Gillian, Leith and families acknowledge with sincere gratitude the many cards, letters, flowers, phone calls and kindness extended to us after Lachlan’s death. Special thanks to Ruth Blair for conducting a lovely service and to the team at Betts for their kind and considerate care of Lachlan and our family. Please accept this as a personal acknowledgement to everyone who has supported us through this time.