Funeral Notices – Monday 13th May
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BUCKINGHAM, Thomas Herbert. 5.4.1933 – 11.5.2019
After a long life well lived, died peacefully at Peacehaven surrounded by his loving family. Formerly of Quarry Hills/Geraldine/Tokanui. Beloved husband of the late Margery and former husband of Jenny. Much loved father and father-in-law of Barry and Ellen, Rodney and Judy, Christine and Peter Crosbie, Mark and Joanne; Neville and Kerry. Cherished Grandfather of Melissa and Matt, Rachael, Tim and Jo, Henry and Keely, Grace and Prue, Liam, Annabel, Wendy and Meg, Hamish and Hannah, Morgan and Arnika, Hailey, Laura and Kendall. Loving stepfather and Grandfather to Margery’s children and grandchildren. Special Grandad to Fiona and Benjamin, and Jessica. Special friend to Leeanne and Debbie. A service to celebrate Herbert’s life will be held on Thursday, May 16, 2019, at 1.00pm, at J Fraser and Sons Chapel, Corner Esk and Doon Streets, Invercargill. Interment at Quarry Hills will follow. Messages to 143 McManus Road, RD 1, Tokanui 9884.
CHRISTIANSEN, Ross Jens Alexander.
At Southland Hospital on Friday, May 10, 2019; aged 85 years. Loved husband and best friend of Bev. Loved father and father-in-law of *Paul and Margaret, Phillip, Sonja and Kau. Loved Grandfather of Raymond, Mathew, Maraina, Storm, Chase, Peter and all the great-grandchildren. A Requiem Mass to celebrate the life of Ross will be held in the St Mary’s Star of the Sea, Barrow St, Bluff, on Wednesday, May 15 at 1.00pm, followed by a private cremation. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made at the service for the Bluff Ambulance. Messages to 69 Burrows Street, Bluff 9814. (*denotes deceased) frasersfunerals.co.nz
Suddenly passed away at Dunstan Hospital on Friday, 10th May 2019, aged 73 years. Dearly loved husband of Belinda. Loved father, father-in-law and Grandad of Allister, Felicity, Melissa and their families. Loved brother and brother-in-law of Judy and Ken McGraw, John Georgeson, Stephanie and Ron Collins, and Keith and Connie Jones. A service to celebrate Terry’s life will be held in the Avenal Park Chapel, 75 Fox Street, Invercargill on Wednesday, 15th May at 11:00am, a private cremation will follow the service. Messages to 26 Syndic Street, Cromwell 9310. avenalpark.co.nz
HOFFMAN, Reginald Bruce (Bruce).
Passed peacefully at Vickery Court, on Sunday, May 12, 2019, in his 90th year. Beloved husband for 64 years of the late Beth. Treasured father and father-in-law of George and Robyn, Kenneth, and Glenda and Stephen Wells. Loving Grandfather of all his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Dearly loved brother and brother-in-law of *Roddy and *Jeanette Hoffman, *Gordon and Margaret Hoffman, *Ray and *Rob Anderson, *Mary and *Wallace Butler. Loved uncle of all his nieces and nephews. A service to celebrate Bruce’s life will be held in First Presbyterian Church, Tay Street, Invercargill, on Friday, May 17, at 10.30am, followed by interment at Eastern Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations to the Diabetes Society would be appreciated and can be made at the service. Messages can be sent to 55 Vyner Road, RD 9, Invercargill 9879. *(denotes deceased) frasersfunerals.co.nz
LODGE WAIHOPAI No. 189
Brethren are requested to attend the funeral of their late
W Bro Bruce Hoffman
as intimated in this issue. Brethren of Sister Lodges are also invited to attend.
JOHNSTON, Gladys Euphemia (nee Young). MBE
Passed away peacefully, on Friday, May 10, 2019 in the loving care of the staff at Holmdene Rest Home, Balclutha; aged 101 years. Loved and cherished wife of the late George, beloved mother and mother-in-law of Andrew and Gaynor, Averil and Vic, Bryce and Liz, Claire and Brent, Owen and Barbara, and special friend of Gail, dearly loved grandmother of her 14 grandchildren and 32.5 great-grandchildren. – Funeral details to follow. – Messages to 1998 Rongahere Road, RD4, Balclutha 9274.