Funeral Notices – Monday 14th September
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CAPIL, Janice Ida (nee Arnott):
Peacefully at home on Friday, 11 th September 2020. Loved wife of Bruce and dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Alastair and Lisa, and Sheryl and Andrew Stark. Loved Nana J of Cameron, Hannah, Emma, Nicole, Adele, and Hayley. A loved sister and sister-in-law of Ron* and Dawn, Peter and Thelma, Gay and Lance*, Stuart* and Lil, Peter, and Judith and Brian and a loved aunt of all her nieces and nephews. An invitation only service to celebrate Janice’s life will be held in the Avenal Park Chapel. In lieu of flowers, donations to Hospice Southland would be appreciated. Bruce and family would like to thank Dr. Taplin, Hospice Southland and Southland Hospital staff for their care of Janice. Messages to 19 Antrim Street, Invercargill 9810.
CONWAY Desmond John (Des):
It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of our dear dad Des, on Sunday 13 September 2020; aged 73 years. The silver Irish fox has gone to heaven to be with Joey our dear mum the love of his life to sing their fine tunes together. Beloved father and father-in-law of Des & Maddi, Tina & Shannon, Mike & Waiinu, Davey, and Jodi & Rob. Adored Pa of all his treasured mokos. Dearly loved brother of Connie. Dad will be lying in state at 147 Black Road Otatara until his service on Tuesday 15 September, 1.00pm at the Southland Crematorium Chapel, Rockdale Road Invercargill. Due to COVID restrictions the service will be by invitation only, however if you wish to be part of Des’ farewell you can do so via livestream following the link provided.
EDMONDS, James Peter (Jim):
Peacefully on September 10, 2020 at Clutha Views Lifecare, with his loving family by his side, aged 86 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Patricia, much loved father and father-in-law of Michelle Maurice (Mosgiel), Phil and Judi (Omarama), Debbie and Paul Gouman (Greenfield), Greg and Sally (Dunedin), and a treasured Grandad of Tony, Kelly and Joe; Lucinda and Terry, Kirsty and Rodger; Leah, Tegan, Scott; Keaton, and Brenna, and Great-Grandad of Madison, Mason, Macsen, and Ruby. Loved brother and brother-in-law of Maree and the late Bob Way, Broday and the late Lois Edmonds, and a much loved uncle of all Patricia and Jim’s nieces and nephews.
Requiem Mass will be celebrated for Jim on Tuesday, September 15, at 1.30pm in St Mary MacKillop Catholic Church, Gordon Street, Balclutha, then leaving for the Balclutha Lawn Cemetery. Attendees will be limited to 100. Jim’s family would like to thank the staff at Clutha Views Lifecare for their wonderful care to Jim. In lieu of flowers, donations to Balclutha St John Ambulance would be appreciated and may be left at Jim’s service. Messages to PO Box 52, Balclutha 9240.
McLEAN, Keith Bedford:
Passed away with family at his side on Thursday, September 10, 2020. Much loved husband of Mary, and adored father and father-in-law of Patricia (Dunedin), Anne McLean and Marten de Groot, Carmen and Graeme Conijn, Simon, Virginia and Roy Stephens, Susan and John Blance, all of Wellington; respected and loved by Nicola and Paul Chapman (Port Chalmers), Alastair and Mary McLean (Rotorua), Lloyd and Kerry McLean (Invercargill), and Basil and Sarah McLean (Progress Valley). Dearly loved Grandpa, Dampa, and Keithy of Elspeth, Gabriella, Josie, Nicolaas, Frida, Sean, Katelin, Jackson, Gael, Anne, Beth, Cora, Clare, Thomas, Callum, Theresa, Kayla, Monte, Emma, Lucy, Millie, Rex and great-grandson Mateo. At Keith’s request, a simple service to celebrate his life will be held at Affinity Funerals, 141 Centennial Ave, Alexandra on Monday, September 14, 2020 at 10.30am, followed by time for family and friends to mix, mingle, grieve and laugh. At a later date, a plaque will be unveiled in the McLean Family Plot at the Eastern Cemetery, Invercargill. In lieu of flowers, donations to Dunstan Hospital are welcome and may be left at the service.
McNEILLY, Shirley Ruth (nee Warden):
It is with heavy hearts we announce that Mum passed away peacefully in her 87th year on Friday 11 September 2020, at Rowena Jackson. Loving wife of the late Trevor McNeilly. Treasured mum and mother in law of Malcolm and Judy, Trudy and Wayne Tecofsky and Rick and Sarah. Adored Granny of Alysha and Todd, Ryan and Kylie, Travis and Renee, Sarah, Kylie, Rachel, Todd and Kayla, Josh, Hayley, Ben, Zoe and Tom and Nadia. Cherished great granny of Charlotte, Sophie, Harry, Madelene, Emilia and Isla. Due to COVID restrictions we are limited to 100 people attending the service. A service will be held at Avenal Park Chapel, 75 Fox Street Invercargill, on Wednesday 16th September at 2.30pm followed by a private burial. A celebration of Shirley’s life will be held at The Auction House Cafe and Bar, Spey Street, Ivercargill for family and friends from 4.30pm. Special thanks to Rowena Jackson for their loving care of Shirley. In lieu of flowers donations to the Southland Charity Hospital. “To the world you are a Mother but to our family you are the World.” avenalpark.co.nz
TAYLOR, Haddon James:
On September 13, 2020, at Clutha Health First; in his 93rd year. Loved husband of the late Mona, loved father and father-in-law of Peter (PC) and Jo, Allison and Rolf, James and Daniel, Gerald*, Warwick and Ngaire, loved Grandpa of Nicola and Scott, Bethany and Sam, Christina and Josh, and Hamish, and loved Great-Grandpa of Lily, Liam, Harrison, and Lucas. Due to Covid restrictions a private service will be held to celebrate Haddon’s life, on Wednesday, September 16, at 2.30pm. If you would like to attend please contact Warwick. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations being made to either the Stroke Foundation or Forest & Bird. (*denotes deceased)
Doug Nesbit Funeral Services 2020 Ltd Balclutha
DONALDSON, Ian Kirk:
27.07.1940 – 14.09.2018
It is two years since you left us
Those we hold closest in our hearts never truly leave us
They live on in the kindness they have shared and the love they brought into our lives.
Your loving family Wilma, Hunter, Ann, James, Craig, Sharon, Patrina, Scott, Paola, Kate, Ruby, Emily, Georgia, William, Amanda, Maya, Antonella and Santiago.
COLLIE, Lynette Fay:
Remembered and immensely loved. A cherished wife, mum, mother-in-law, and grandmother. A best friend for many and counsel beyond belief. We are forever grateful for the love, positivity and character instilled upon our daily lives. Her presence was wonderful, her memory is endless. Bless her! With love, The Fergus Collie Family.