Funeral Notices – Monday 10th February
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On Sunday, February 9, 2020, peacefully, at Holmdene Rest Home, Balclutha. Dearly loved husband, father, Pop and best friend of Joyce; Alister and Fi, Finlay, Mia, and Liam; Tony and Georgina; Susan and Angus Stewart, Jayden, Kate, Olivia, and Abby; Barry and Gwenda Hodges and family. As per Syd’s wish, his body has been donated to the Otago Medical School. A memorial service for Syd will be held on Wednesday, February 12, at 10.00am, in the Kaitangata Community Centre. Donations to the South Otago St John Ambulance would be gratefully accepted. Special thanks to his personal carer Alison Jones, Dr David Mason, CHF staff, Heather, and Dr Ruth Otago Hospice Reps, and the Holmdene staff. Messages to 3 Old Coach Road, Kaitangata 9210. ‘Breathe easy, dear friend’
Passed away aged 91. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Allan, Lorraine and Sharyn. Treasured Grandma of Kirstin and Chris, Ash and Suzie, Ellie and Lachlan. Great-grandma of Lani, Nikau and Kade.
“You’re at peace now Mum”
A Special thanks to the carers at Oakwoods. A service will be held at The Shone and Shirley Funeral Chapel, 164 Tahunanui Drive, Nelson, on Thursday, February 13, at 2.00pm.
HURST, Douglas John Christopher.
Died peacefully at home on February 8th, 2020. Dearly loved husband of Harbans. Beloved father of his 3 sons’. A private service has been held. Messages to 67 Main Street, RD 1 Otautau 9689, or on Doug’s tribute page at www.frasersfunerals.co.nz
SOUTH, Joyce Helene.
Peacefully, at Parata Rest Home, Gore, on Sunday, February 9, 2020, aged 86 years. Loved wife of Colin for 64 years, loved mother and mother-in-law of Jocelyn and Barry McGowan (Christchurch), Robin and Sherryl (Gore), Shona and Ian Forbes (Waimumu), Peter and Lyn (Gore), and a loved Nana of Jody and Sally, Shawn and Julianna; Nigel and Sophie, Trudie and Reece; Steven and Deanna, Stacey and Duncan, and loved Nana of her 8 great-grandchildren. A service for Joyce will be held in Southern Funeral Home Chapel, 106 Hokonui Drive, Gore, on Wednesday, February 12, at 1.30pm, then leaving for Charlton Park Cemetery. A special thanks to Parata for their good care of Joyce. Messages to 93 Hokonui Drive, Gore 9710.
SUDDABY, Allan Kennard.
The family of Allan would like to advise of his passing on Sunday, February 9, 2020, in the care of Gore Hospital. Dearly loved husband and soulmate of the late Margaret. Loved and respected Dad of Stephanie and Stuart Egerton (Wyndham), Rachel and Davin Heaps (Wyndham), and Andrew Suddaby. Cherished Grandad/Gaga of Baylee and Stewart, Kallen, Zac, Farah, Edie, and Jayden. A loved brother, brother-in-law and uncle of his extended family. A service to celebrate Allan’s life will be held in the Avenal Park Chapel, 75 Fox Street, on Thursday, February 13, at 1.00pm, the service will conclude with the interment at the Wyndham Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Margaret to the Motor Neuron Association would be appreciated and may be left at the service. Messages to 55 Inkermenn Street, Wyndham 9831. avenalpark.co.nz
VICKERS, Joyce Sylvia (Sylvia).
Born 9 September 1931 Died 8 February 2020
Sylvia passed away peacefully in the night, into the arms of her Lord. Loved daughter of Walter and Wilhelmina Rodger, adored sister of Kathleen and Nancy. Much loved wife of Graeme, Mum of Kathryn and Leona, Rodger and Shirley, Jillian and Mark, Tonya and Grant, and Vivienne and Tonto. Precious Grandma of Ben, Jasmine, Rebecca, Samuel, Renata, Abigail, Caleb, Nadine, Aaron, Joshua, Jareth, Isaac, Holly, Tarapi, Malachi, Nathanael, Ethan, Grace, and their partners. Great-Grandma of Kale, Cade, Sienna and Helena, Frankie, Willem and Lola, Luke, Isaiah and Kari, Maddison and Jordyn, Beatrix and Eva, Tobias, and Axel. Valued friend to many.
The legacy of Sylvia’s caring and generous heart will live on in all of us.
People are welcome to come and visit Sylvia who is lying at home. A funeral service for Sylvia will be held at Hope Presbyterian Church, 27 Amyes Road, Hornby, Christchurch, at 1.00pm on Thursday, February 13, 2020, to be followed by interment at the Yaldhurst Cemetery.
“No guilt in this life – no fear in death.
This is the power of Christ in me
From life’s first cry to final breath
Jesus commands my destiny.”