Funeral Notices – Monday 17th September
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LEE, Raymond. Pvt 983676 RNZIR. Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by love on Thursday, September 13, 2018, formerly of Nightcaps. Loved partner of Marmora Thompson and loved husband of the late Diane. Loved Dad of Hugh and the late Liz (Auckland), Kit and Nicole (Auckland). Loved step-Dad of Eddie and Mel Campbell and Greg (Invercargill). Loved Pop of Piper and Jaden Donnelly, Jay Sherbourne, Tracee and Ray Faithful, Erica and Caleb Campbell, and a special Pop to Abby Faithful. A service to celebrate Raymond’s life will be held on Wednesday, September 19, at 1.30pm in J Fraser and Sons Chapel, cnr Esk and Doon Streets, Invercargill, followed by interment at the Eastern Cemetery. Messages to 211 Teviot Street, Invercargill 9812.
Respectfully cared for by J Fraser & Sons Ltd F.D.A.N.Z. frasersfunerals.co.nz
MORRISON, David. Peacefully at Southland Hospital on September 13, 2018, in
his 72nd year. Cherished husband and best friend of Barbara. Much loved father and father-in-law of Leif and Tania; Nicholas* and Lorelei; Amy and Michael Alksne. Fun loving Grandad of Cameron, Sinea, Mikaela, Keshia, Julia, Paige, Jessica and Reuben. Messages to 249 Dead Horse Rd, RD 5, Invercargill 9875. A funeral service for David will be held at J. Fraser and Sons Chapel, Cnr Esk and Doon Sts, Invercargill, on Tuesday, September 18, 2018, commencing at 1.30pm. Flowers respectfully declined. (*denotes deceased) J Fraser & Sons Ltd F.D.A.N.Z. frasersfunerals.co.nz
SCARLET, Graeme Clarence. 15.9.1942 – 13.9.2018 Sadly passed away Thursday, September 13, 2018, at Peacehaven; aged 75 years, after a long struggle with dementia. Dearly loved husband and companion of the late Joan M Scarlet, loved father and father-in-law of Bryan and Cherry (Canberra), Natalie and Craig (Canberra), loved stepfather and father-in-law of Andrew Morrison (Dunedin), Sandra and Colin Russell (Christchurch), Joanne and Robert Graves (Arrowtown). Loved grandfather of Mitchell, Courtney and Allan, and Jed (Canberra); Abbey and Haidar, Lilley, and Kynan (Canberra); Annie, and Claudia (Christchurch); Emma and Jesse, and Sarah (Arrowtown). Loved great-grandfather of Piper; Lola and London; Mason, Levi and Mackenzie. Loved brother and brother-in-law of Esther* Gray and Brian Mairs, Joyce* and Andy* Anderson, Sylvia * and Ian* Butler, Neville and Pat* Scarlet, Betty* and Chris Eason, Judith and Aidan Dixon. Loved uncle of all his nephews and nieces. Very special thanks to the staff at Good Partners and Gaius Cottage, and the staff at Peacehaven Iona Unit. A service to celebrate Graeme’s life will be held in the Avenal Park Chapel, 75 Fox Street, Invercargill, on Wednesday, September 19, at 11.00am. In lieu of flowers donations can be made at the service to the Alzheimer’s Society. Messages to PO Box 26, Arrowtown. (*denotes deceased)
BROWNRIDGE, Sandra Heather. Passed away peacefully on September 13, 2018, of Motor Neuron Disease. Dearly loved wife and best friend of Neil. Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Andrea and Jeremy Hedstrom (Canada), Christine and Allan McRae (Brisbane), and Vicky and James Hill. Loved Grumpy Grandmother (Mumma) of Ashley Hedstrom, Sophie and Hayley Peters, Isla McRae, Daniel (DJ) Hill and Shania Gibb. Loved daughter of Graham* and Janet* Watson, sister of Gregory*. Loved daughter-in-law of Ian and Gwen* Brownridge. Sister-in-law of Annette and George Watkinson, Gail and Eddie Skeggs, Lynley and Russell Slaughter and Pam Taiaroa*. Respected aunt and great-aunt. Loved niece of Margaret Crichton (Palmerston North), loved cousin of Bronwyn and Chris Miller (Palmerston North), Bruce Crichton (Sydney). Our sincere thanks go to Dr Stephen Voss for all his help and understanding. Susan, you know who you are! You being in our lives has been a blessing. Thank You. And thanks to all who helped Sandra on her journey down her slippery slope. We have had wonderful help and support from the staff of the medical ward at Southland Hospital, district nurses and Hospice Outreach. We thank you all. At Sandra’s request, a private cremation will take place. No flowers by request. Messages to 39 Earnslaw Street, Invercargill 9810. (*denotes deceased)
DONALDSON, Ian Kirk. Passed away peacefully at Vickery Court, Invercargill, on Friday, September 14, 2018. Aged 78 years. Loved husband and best friend of Wilma, and loved Dad of Hunter and Ann (Sweden), James (Nelson), Craig and Sharon (In’gill), Patrina (Macau), Scott and Paola (Nelson). A much loved Grandad of Kate, Ruby, Emily, Georgia, William, Amanda, Maya, and Antonella. Loved brother of the late Hugh, Lex and Cath Donaldson (Dunedin), the late Cliff and Linda Donaldson (Dunedin), and loved brother-in-law of Jennifer and Keith Finnie (Dunedin). Loved uncle of his nieces and nephews.
‘I will praise you Lord
with all my heart.
I will tell of all the wonderful things you have done.’
Ps 9 v 1.
A service to celebrate Ian’s life will be held in Windsor Community Church, Windsor Street, Invercargill, at 1.30pm, on Wednesday, September 19, private cremation thereafter. In lieu of flowers, donations may be left at the service for St John Ambulance. Messages to 490 Queens Drive, Invercargill. 9810. Respectfully cared for by J Fraser & Sons Ltd F.D.A.N.Z. frasersfunerals.co.nz
LEDWICH, Bertha Joan (nee Barnett).
Passed away on Sunday, September 9, 2018, in her 97th year. Dearly loved wife, mother, auntie, and friend of many. Sadly missed by all. At Bertha’s request, a graveside service has been held.
Love knows not its own depth,
until the hour of separation.
Rest in peace, dear lady.
Messages to 31 Chalmers Road Greenhills, RD 11 Invercargill 9877.