Funeral Notices – Monday 16th July
If you would like your recently lost loved ones death/funeral notice listed on contact your Funeral Director for more information about this free service. They can also help you write the notice and offer other helpful advice and services in this time of need.
HIINI, Hato (Dada). Passed away peacefully with family by his side on 13 July 2018, at Southland Hospital. Loved husband and best friend of Bernadette. Loved father and father-in-law of Chris and Vickie, Brendan, Angela and Jeff Mead, Aimee and Steve. Best Dada in the world to Rocky Hiini, Isaac, and Brooke Mead; Paigan, and Lochie McLean. Loved Koro of Lucy Hiini. As per Dada’s wishes a family farewell has been held. Messages to 245 Bann St, Bluff.
CROMBIE John Archibald. Peacefully surrounded by his loving family at Rose Lodge on Saturday 14th July in his 87th year. Devoted husband of the late Margaret. Cherished Father of Glennis Areaiiti, Lesley Robertson, and Murray Crombie. Loved Father-in-law of Sandy and Ati. Adored Pop of Dale and Ashleigh; Omea, Tianna, Mishani, Whitney, Demi and Cedric and their partners Andrea, Cliff, Scott, James, Pat, Jarryn, and Anna. Loved Great Pop of Jahna, Octavia, Kobi, Van, Jaeger; Cooper, Paige; Hunter, Ryker, Ezra, Kaiya; Reagan, Buster, Macy, Fatman, Cailah, Carli; Mila, Chase, Parker, Haley, Niko, Sydney. Loved son of the late Emily and John Crombie. Loved brother of the late Jean McGillvray. A very special thanks to the girls at Health Care NZ and the staff at Rose Lodge for their care, love and support to John and family. A farewell for John will be held on Wednesday 18th July 2018, 1.30pm, J Fraser and Sons Chapel, Corner Esk and Doon Streets, Invercargill. Interment at Eastern Cemetery to follow. Messages to 83 Inglewood Road Invercargill. Respectfully cared for by J Fraser & Sons Ltd, FDANZ www.frasersfunerals.co.nz
DOWNIE Flora (formally Clyma nee Galt). Passed away at Rowena Jackson on Saturday 14 July 2018 in her 90th year. Loved wife, mother, mother-in-law, Nana, Great Nana, Great Great Nana, Sister, Sister-in-law, and Aunty of all her nieces and nephews. A Farewell for Flora will be held on Thursday 19th July, 10.30am, Southland Crematorium, Rockdale Road, Invercargill. In lieu of flowers donations to the Stroke Foundation can be left at the service. Messages to Flat 1/106 Heywood Street, Invercargill. Respectfully cared for by J Fraser & Sons Ltd, FDANZ www.frasersfunerals.co.nz
DILLON Deborah Rose. Surrounded by her loving family Deborah has reached the end of her journey. Passed away Saturday 14th July 2018. Cherished wife of Chris. Deeply loved Mother and Mother-in-law of Heather and Paul, Sam and Nina, and Chloe. Adored Step-Mum of Megan and Dwayne and Mike and Siobhan. Devoted, Grandma, Nana and Debs of Trayvyn and Vico; Hazel; Kingston, Brooklyn and Sabin. Loved daughter of the late Norman and Nancy Koch. Loved Sister and Sister-in-law of Barry and Nicola, Lolls and Melaine. Much loved Aunty of all her nieces and nephews. A celebration of Deborah’s life will be held on Wednesday 18th July 2018, 1.30pm, Southland Crematorium, Rockdale Road, Invercargill. In lieu of flowers donations to Motor Neurone Research can be left at the service. Deborah’s family wish to acknowledge and thank all those individuals and organisations that have been supportive over recent years. Respectfully cared for by J Fraser & Sons Ltd, FDANZ www.frasersfunerals.co.nz
JACKSON, Thomas James (Tommy). In his 91st year. Passed away peacefully on Friday, July 13, 2018, at Gore Hospital. Loved and treasured husband of Averley. Adored and respected Dad of Phillip. Respected brother and brother-in-law of Mary and Joe* Keown, Vi and Norman* McPherson, Ian*, Annie and Stan* Black, Daphne* and Mick* Perry, Karen and Ernie Byars. Loved brother-in-law of John Waldron, Grace* and Alan* Green, Bernard* Waldron, Philip and Margaret Waldron. Loved Uncle of all his nieces and nephews. A special thank you to the staff at Windsor Park Care Home and Gore Hospital for all the care and support of Tommy. A service to celebrate Tommy’s life will be held at the Gore RSA Function Room, Bowler Avenue, Gore, on Wednesday, July 18 at 1.30pm, then leaving for Charlton Park Cemetery. Messages to Cottage 5, 218 Main Street, Gore 9710. (*denotes deceased) In the care of Hammond & Ryder Funeral Services Ltd Gore
LINDSAY, Sonja Patricia. Passed peacefully at home surrounded by love, on Saturday, July 14, 2018; aged 64 years. Beloved wife of Wilson (Bugs) Lindsay, dearly loved mother and Grandmother (Granny Rocket) of Karl, Tina and Alexander; Anouschka, Hayden, Makaia, Israel and Tanerau; Danika, Josh, Isaiah, Tobias and Levi. Loved daughter of the late Nikolai and Patricia Kasperson, formerly of Drummond. Cherished sister of Adell, Merren, and Joann. Sonja is also remembered and loved as an aunty, niece and cousin to extended family, here and overseas in Australia and Norway. An inspiration to many and will be missed by friends and all those lives she touched.
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A funeral service to celebrate the life of Sonja will be held at The Hideaway, 201 Lochiel-Branxholme Road, on Thursday, July 19, at 11.00am, followed by an interment at the East Winton Cemetery. Messages to 56 Park Street, Winton 9720.