Funeral Notices – Monday 17th February
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Peacefully with her loving family by her side at Southland Hospital on Saturday, 15th February 2020, in her 88th year. Dearly loved wife of the late Joe. Loved Mum of Suzanne (Sue), Peter*, Jill, Robynne and Simon, and Jo and Murray. Loved Grandmother/Nana of Chad, Whitney, Alex, Melissa, Josh, Kealey, Ethan and great Grandmother of Penny, Corbin, Salem, and Eva. Loved sister of Irene and a loved aunty of all her nieces and nephews. A service to celebrate Mae’s life will be held in the Riverton Union Church, Palmerston Street, Riverton on Tuesday, 18th February at 2:00pm, the cortagé will be leaving immediately for the interment at the Riverton Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donation to the Riverton Swimming Pool would be appreciated and may be left at the service. Special thanks to the staff of the Medical Ward, Southland Hospital. Messages to PO Box 1345, Invercargill 9840. avenalpark.co.nz
DRUMMOND, Peter Andrew John (Pete).
Peacefully on Saturday, February 15, 2020, aged 80. Dearly loved husband of the late Lynda. Loved father and father-in-law of Peter, Kathryn and Iain Davidson, and Julie MacPherson. Loved Grandad of Sam, Ben, Luke and Joel Davidson; Alex and Dylan MacPherson. Loved brother of Roly. Funeral details to follow.
KENNEDY, Owen (Steven).
It’s with heavy hearts and lots of tears, that Adrianne, Tarryn, Antony and Harry, Adam, Alana, Madisyn and Ryley wish to advise that our beloved Steven died suddenly and unexpectedly while doing what he loved, working with his animals on his much-loved hill. Dearly loved fellow adventurer of Shelly and Alister and mischief leader of Emma and Toby. We also wish to include his parents Noelene, *Owen Kennedy, brother *John and extended family in announcing our loss. He was an adored son-in-law of *Ethel and *Angus Adams. A celebration of Steven’s life will be held at Ascot Park Hotel in Invercargill on Thursday, February 20, at 1.30pm. Followed by private cremation. Messages may be sent to PO Box 1446, Invercargill 9840. (*Denotes deceased)
MARSH, Fiona Helen.
Born March 14, 1950, passed away peacefully on Friday, February 14, 2020, after a short battle with cancer. Fiona was the daughter of the late Jack and Barbara Marsh. Fiona will be sorely missed by her children Paul, Dave, and Rachelle McKeown; her grandson Zac Preston; her sisters Heather Anderson and Jillian Madgwick; and her extended family and many loving friends. Messages for the Marsh family may be sent C/- 19 London Street, Christchurch, 8013 or emailed to [email protected] All are welcome to join in a celebration of Fiona’s life and as per her request, everyone should come dressed in bright colours. A Celebration of Fiona’s life will be held in the Canterbury Crematorium Chapel, corner of Linwood Avenue and Keighleys Road, on Wednesday, February 19, at 11.00am.
OSWALD, Eileen Patricia (nee O’Brien).
Eileen’s family wish to announce to all family and friends that Eileen passed away peacefully at Ranui Rest Home and Hospital on February 14, 2020, two weeks short of her 96th Birthday. Eileen was the dearly loved wife of the late William Anthony Oswald (Bill). Loved and loving mother of Anne and Geddes Thompson (Outram), Geoffrey and Viv Oswald (Dunedin), Gabrielle and Stuart Geddes (Alexandra). Treasured and loving Grandmother of Margot and Malo (Christchurch), Kate and Israel Butson (Dunedin), Amy and Alan Peters-Oswald (Queensbury), Belinda and Mike Nicholls (Brisbane), Eve and Ray (Melbourne), Becky and Mason (Dunedin), Livi and Stephen (Clinton), Callum (Auckland), Lucy (Dunedin), and Finn (Dunedin). Adored and very proud Great-grandmother of Joseph, William, Florence and Primrose Butson, and Ava and Alex Peters-Oswald. Eileen’s family would like to thank the staff at Ranui for all the loving care they gave Eileen in the two years she was with them, especially in the last month. She loved you all very much and we can’t thank you enough. Thank you also to the staff at HCNZ for their care while she was living in her home. Eileen’s funeral will be held at St John the Baptist Catholic Church, on Wednesday, February 19 at 11.00am, followed by a private family burial. Messages to either 35 Holyhead St, Outram 9019, or 429 North Road, Normanby, Dunedin 9010. In lieu of flowers, donations can be left at the service for either Ranui Rest Home and Hospital or the RSPCA. Cared for by Affinity Funerals Central Otago & Lakes District, F.D.A.N.Z.
SCAMMELL, Gail Elizabeth. (nee Henden)
Peacefully at Hospice Southland on Friday 14 February 2020,
Surrounded by family and friends. Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Tracy and Zak Allan, Johnathan Allan, and Tracy. Cherished nan of Gemma, Larissa, Kaylee, Ella, and Blake. Loved sister and sister-in-law of Rex Henden, John and Liz Tippett, Allan Tippett and Marise Martim, Garry and Margaret Tippett, David Tippett and Rachael Roberts. Loved aunty of all her nieces and nephews, and good friend to all her awesome neighbours. “I’ll be right “
A service to celebrate Gail’s life will be held in the Avenal Park Chapel 75 Fox Street Invercargill on Tuesday 18 February at 2pm, committal at the Eastern Cemetery to follow. Donations to Hospice Southland and The District Nurses would be appreciated and can be left at the service. Gail will be resting at her home until her service. Messages to 6 Seymour Street Gore 9710 or email [email protected] avenalpark.co.nz
SIMON, Jeanette Alison.
Passed away peacefully on Saturday 15th February, 2020.
Dearly loved wife of Brian. Much loved Mum and mother-in-law of Barb and Pete, and the late Linda and Paul. Loved and cherished Gma of Teri, Tom, Andrew, Chris and Niki, Gary and Taya. Adored great grandmother of Harper and Gracie.
Loved sister of John Bath. A service to celebrate Jeanette’s life will be held in the Avenal Park Chapel, 75 Fox Street, Invercargill, on Wednesday 19th February, at 11am.
Private cremation to follow. Special thanks to Sherwyn and the staff at Southland Hospital
Messages to 174 Nally Road, RD11, Invercargill 9877. avenalpark.co.nz
On Thursday, February 13, 2020, aged 93 years. Loved husband of Avis, loved father of Ross and Lyn Smith, Debra and Phil Wilkins, and Clinton Smith. Grandfather to Michelle and Bradley Wilkins, Courtney and Tony Smith.
Rest in peace and thank you for the memories.
A special thank you to Dr Ewan Adam for his tireless efforts, care and support. As per Ashley’s wishes, a private service has been held. Messages to 49C Queens Drive, Invercargill 9810.
TURNER, Noeline (Fay).
On Saturday, February 15, in the care of the wonderful team at Glenwood Home. Dearly loved wife of the late Fred. Loving mother and mother-in-law of Kevin, Dianne and John Taylor, Jan and Grant Williams, David and Karen, Kelly and Damian Peeti. Treasured gran of Simon, and Amanda, Nicole, and Lauren, Holly, and Caleb, Mikayla, Awatea, Putiputi, Serenity, and Kaiwhaiki and a loving great-gran of her 8 great-grandchildren.
“A beautiful soul at rest”
Fay’s funeral service will be held at St Joseph’s Catholic Church, Wilkin Street, Temuka, on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at 2.00pm, followed by the interment at the Temuka Cemetery.
YOUNG, Robert John (Rob).
03.12.1951 – 17.02.2019
The song has ended,
But the melody lingers on.
Remembered with Love