Funeral Notices – Friday 24th July
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CLEAVER Thomas James (Jimmy Pom Pom):
Sadly, passed away suddenly on Saturday 18 July 2020, aged 82 years young. Devoted husband and soul mate of Noeline. Dearly loved father and father- in-law of Rawiri* and Robynne, Tane and Anissa, Paki and Jo, Luana and Jason. Adored grandfather of Chad, Whitney, Brandon and Kate, Danyon, Josh, Jess, Katie and Aiden, Olivia, and Sam. Jimmy also leaves behind cherished great grandsons Theodore, and Thomas. Loved brother, brother in-law, uncle, friend and best bus driver and hero to many. A service to celebrate Jimmy’s life will be held in the Colac Bay Hall, 14
Manuka Street, Colac Bay on Saturday 25 July at 11:30amIn lieu of flowers donations to St Johns Ambulance would be appreciated and can be left at the service. Messages to 11 Milton Street, Riverton 9822.
McCOLGAN, Joan Vivienne:
At Hospice Southland Joan reached the end of her journey. In true Joan style, she elegantly and peacefully passed away surrounded by her family. Much adored mother and mother-in-law of Tony and Tina, Melanie and John, Helen and *Matt. Much loved Nana Mac of Izak, Louise, Courtney, Tangaroa, Ruby, and Great-Nana Mac of Caleb, George, and TeKauenga. A service to celebrate Joan’s life will be held at Ascot Park Hotel, Invercargill on Monday, July 27 at 11.00am followed by private cremation. Messages to Tony McColgan 34 Gladstone Terrace, Invercargill 9810 or can be left on Joan’s obituary page at www.distinctfunerals.co.nz
SNELL, Sandra Patricia (Sandie):
Peacefully on Tuesday 21 July 2020 at Southland Hospital; aged 60 years. Dearly loved daughter of Betty and Bill Snell, much loved sister of Debbie and Peter O’Sullivan (Christchurch), special aunt of Julia O’Sullivan and Matt. Much loved cousin and niece of all the family, loved granddaughter of the late Vera Wilkie. A service for Sandie will be held in the Lindisfarne Methodist Church, Miller Street Invercargill on Saturday 25 th July at 11.00am, private cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers donations to St John Ambulance would be appreciated and may be left at the service. Special thanks to the doctors and nurses a Southland and Dunedin Hospitals for their special care of Sandie’s physical and mental health, thank you also to Bainfield Park for your special care while Sandie was living there. Messages to 57 Kowhai Ave Hargest Invercargill 9810.
STRATHERN, Sylvia Margaret (Sylvie):
Peacefully at home after a short illness, with her loving family by her side on Thursday 23 July 2020, aged 94 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Ron. Adored mother of Alan, Murray, Graeme,
and Roger. Loved grandmother of all her grandchildren. A service to celebrate Sylvie’s life will be held in the Avenal Park Chapel, 75 Fox Street on Saturday 25 July at 10.00am. Messages to 23 Ethel Street Invercargill 9812.