Funeral Notices – Monday 14th October
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BERGMANS, Ben (Bernard Antonius).
At Calvary Hospital on Saturday, October 12, 2019; aged 78 years. Dearly loved husband of Rosie, adored father and father-in-law of Debbie and Mark Stevens, Ryan, and Marcel and Erika (Christchurch), much loved Opa to Maisie, Harry, Anna, Thea-Rose, and Heidi. A Requiem Mass will be celebrated in St Patrick’s Catholic Church, 21 Rimu Street, Invercargill, on Wednesday, October 16, at 1.00pm. Private cremation will follow. In lieu of flowers donations to Calvary Hospital would be appreciated and may be left at the service. Message to 511 Rockdale Road, Invercargill. avenalpark.co.nz
BUCHANAN, Valmai Jean.
Passed away peacefully at Clare House Invercargill, on Saturday 12 October 2019. Beloved wife of the late Robert (Roy), cherished and loving mother and mother-in-law of Russell and Valerie (Myross bush), Maree and Owen Butcher (Winton), Sandra and Barry Ridder (Cromwell), Sharon Buchanan and Dave Penny, a much loved and adored Nana of all her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Funeral details to be advised. avenalpark.co.nz
CAMERON, Jim McKenzie.
Suddenly, on October 9, 2019, aged 55 years. Dearly loved husband and friend of Jacinta, father that will always be treasured and admired by Joshua, Eilish, and Natasha, cherished son of Joyce and the late Duncan Cameron, loved son-in-law of Peter and the late Maureen Haughey, adored brother and uncle.
May the Lord hold you gently in His hands until we meet again. You are treasured in our hearts and memories.
A service for Jim will held in The Church of the Blessed Sacrament, Ardwick Street, Gore, on Wednesday, October 16, at 1.00pm. Private cremation to follow. Messages to 18 Matheson Corner Road, RD 2, Tapanui 9587.
ELLISON, Elva Louise. Elva passed away peacefully on Wednesday, 9th October 2019 in Invercargill. Very much-loved Mum to Robbie and Bill Uru. Loved Nana to Storm and Samantha Uru (UK) and Jade and Georgia Uru (Auckland). Dearly loved only sister and sister-in-law of Denis* and Helen Johnston (Christchurch) and Don* Johnston and Annette Paki. Rest in peace now. Many thanks to the staff at Salisbury wing Rowena Jackson for their kind care and support. Messages to Robbie Uru at 32 Neas Rd, RD 2, Invercargill. “A Mum and her Daughter’s Love Never Dies”.
JOHNSTON, Stanley James (Jim).
Jim sadly passed away on Friday, October 11, 2019, in his 95th year. Loved husband of Jessie*, and Coral*. Father and father-in-law of Coral*(Lu) and Brian* Knight (Gore), Jim (Australia), David and Margo* (Australia), Melvin and Una (Milton), Cheryl (Midge) and Tom (Oamaru), Stephen and Sharon (Oamaru). A loved Grandad, Great-Grandad, and Great-Great-Grandad. Loved brother and brother-in-law, and uncle of his nieces and nephews. A service for Jim will be held in the West Otago Town and Country Club, Maple Street, Tapanui, on Wednesday, October 16 at 1.00pm, then leaving for the Tapanui Cemetery. Messages to 40 Bushyhill Street, Tapanui 9522. (*denotes deceased)
KIRKER, Shirley Rowena (nee Anderson): Passed peacefully on 12- 10- 2019 in her 91st year. Loved wife of Russell * since 1949. Loved mother & mother- in- law of Peter & Bernie (Te Anau), Alan & Joanne (Queenstown), Brian & Sharon (Makarewa). Loved Nana of Devan & Amanda, Daniel & James and great grandmother of Aiden. Loved sister, sister in law & aunt of the Kirker & Anderson extended families.
United with her beloved Russell once again.
Service to celebrate Shirley’s life will be held in The Avenal Park Chapel, 75 Fox Street on Friday, 18th October at 1:30pm, the service will conclude with the committal at the Southland Crematorium. Cut flowers by request. Messages care of: BL Kirker, Makarewa, RD 6, Invercargill. avenalpark.co.nz
Peacefully with family by her side, on Friday, October 11, 2019, in the wonderful care of Ascot Care Home. In her 93rd year. Beloved wife of the late Wallace. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Diane and Graham Fletcher, Hugh and Kerry Murray. Loved nana of Tim and Nela, Catherine, Geoffery, Stephanie, Janna and Shaun, Brett and Sarah, Taryn, Christa and Johnny. Loved great-grandmother of her 8 great-grandchildren. As to Hughena’s wishes a private service will be held. Messages to The Murray Family PO Box 1737, Invercargill 9840. mwfunerals.co.nz
SWANN, Alastair Howie.
3.2.1933 – 12.10.2019
Passed away peacefully after a short illness in Napier. Much loved father and father-in-law of Stephen and Lisa, Joanne and Olaf Jensen. Loved Pop of Nicole, Charlotte, James, Luke, Amelia and Oliver. Loved and valued friend of the late Joan Guise, Raewyn and Ron, and Roger and Christina. Beloved brother of Elsa Ironside. Family and friends are invited to a celebration of Alastair’s life in the Beth Shan Chapel, 157 Georges Drive, Napier on Tuesday, October 15 at 2.00pm, followed by private cremation. Messages to The Swann Family, PO Box 439, Napier 4140.
WRIGHT, Jason James.
In memory of a loved nephew and cousin.
”…Follow me South”
Arohanui the Niha whanau.