Funeral Notices – Monday 18th November
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BATEMAN, Marjory (Marj).
Of Cromwell. Marj passed peacefully on November 14, 2019 in the loving care of the Vincent Ward Staff at Dunstan Hospital; aged 93. Dearly loved wife of the late Arnold and special mum to Ken (Cromwell) and Stuart and Michelle (Queenstown), loved sister of the late Edna Dyet, loved Nana to Damien and Grace (Melbourne) and Rachel and Graeme (Cromwell), loved great-nana to Dylan, Blake and Jack and very special family friend to Sue and Peter, loved Auntie Marj to all her nieces and nephews. Marj’s family are very grateful to the incredible staff at Home Care NZ, Ripponburn, Dunstan Hospital and the amazing support from Marj’s church family and wonderful Orchard Place neighbours. Donations to the Cromwell Resource Centre would be appreciated and may be left at Marj’s service. A Memorial celebration of Marj’s life will be held at the Cromwell and District Presbyterian Church, 10 Elspeth Street, Cromwell on Tuesday, November 19, at 1.30pm, followed by an interment at The Cromwell Cemetery. Please bring flower petals to celebrate mum’s love of flowers. Messages to: P.O. Box 1157, Queenstown 9348.
Cared for by Affinity Funerals Central Otago & Lakes District F.D.A.N.Z.
COCKS, Allison Elspeth.
Passed away on Friday, 15 November, 2019, in her 70th year. Committed wife of Denis, loving mother and mother-in-law of Gretchen, Bede and Inese. In loving memory of a courageous and thoughtful lady who battled her illness every day, never complaining, and helping others until the end. Allison will be remembered as a loyal friend, a giver, a doer of small kindnesses on a daily basis to many, and a skillful quilter. In accordance with Allison’s wishes, a private cremation has taken place.
GREIG, David Ratahi.
Passed peacefully in his sleep on 13 November 2019, aged 54. Much loved Dad of Seayian Greig, Tahlullah-Belle Priest, Cleveland-Jack Greig. Loved Grandad of Charlee-May Greig, Kymera-Jade Browne, Kyarn Browne. Dearly loved brother of Laney Peterson (W.A.), the late Pia, Bruce, and Rangi. Uncle of Sky and Yarni Peterson (W.A), Yenall McWilliam, Shaula and Amari Greig. A service for David will be held in J Fraser & Sons’ Chapel, cnr Esk and Doon Streets, Invercargill on Wednesday 20 November at 2pm followed by private Cremation. Messages can be sent to 317 St Andrew Street, Invercargill 9810, or to David’s tribute page at frasersfunerals.co.nz/tributes
HARPER, Michelle Rose, (Shell),
Passed away peacefully at Hospice Southland, on Sunday 17 November 2019, with her loving family by her side. Cherished and loved daughter of Kay and Brendan. Deeply loved twin sister of Rachael and loved brother of Daryl, sister-in-law of Matthew and Jamie and dearly loved fiancé of Blair. Treasured granddaughter of Colin* and Deanna Robertson. Awesome Aunty to Kaiba, Max, Jaxon and Lexie. A service to celebrate Michelle’s life will be held in the Avenal Park Chapel, 75 Fox St, Invercargill on Tuesday 19 November, at 2pm followed by private interment. Donations to Hospice Southland would be greatly appreciated and may be left at the service. Messages to 116 Paterson St, Grasmere, Invercargill 9810. avenalpark.co.nz
HAMILTON, Shona Florence.
On November 15, 2019, at Dunedin Hospital, surrounded by her loving family; aged 67 years. Dearly loved wife and best friend of Murray, much loved mother and mother-in-law of Alison and Craig Robertson, Jennifer Hooper, and Lynette and Shane Whaanga, adored and treasured Grandma of Nicole, and Hayden; Jacoby, Jannah, and the late Shase; and Makai, and Coen, also a friend of ex son-in-law Shane.
‘Will be sadly missed and treasured forever’
A service for Shona will be held in Campbell and Sons Chapel, 95 Gordon Road, Mosgiel, at 1.30pm, on Friday, November 22, followed by private cremation. Messages to 48 Carlyle Road, Mosgiel 9024.
HARDIMAN, Joan Patricia.
Passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, at Gore Hospital, on Friday, November 15, 2019, aged 75 years. Much loved wife of the late Stephen, dearly loved mother and mother-in-law and Nana of Maree and Steven, Katie, Emma, and Jessica Bryce; Sharon and Tim, Ryan, Jake, and Ellie Foster; Patrick and Carole, Jade, and Melvin Hardiman; Diane and Craig, Olivia, Jasmine, and John McCoy; Janine and Nathan, Tyler, and Brooke Kroening; Sean and Tayeb, Sophia, and Bruce Hardiman. R.I.P.
Requiem Mass will be celebrated in the Church of the Blessed Sacrament, Ardwick Street, Gore, on Tuesday, November 19, at 11.00am, then leaving for interment at Riversdale Cemetery (arriving approx. 2.15pm). Messages to 239 Pyramid Siding Road, R.D. 6, Gore 9776.
HARPER, Michelle Rose (Shell).
Passed away peacefully at Hospice Southland, on Sunday, November 17, 2019, with her loving family by her side. Cherished and loved daughter of Kay and Brendan. Deeply loved twin sister of Rachael and loved brother of Daryl, sister-in-law of Matthew and Jamie and dearly loved fiancé of Blair. Treasured granddaughter of Colin* and Deanna Robertson. Awesome Aunty to Kaiba, Max, Jaxon and Lexie. A service to celebrate Michelle’s life will be held in the Avenal Park Chapel, 75 Fox St, Invercargill on Tuesday, November 19, at 2pm, followed by private interment. Donations to Hospice Southland would be greatly appreciated and may be left at the service. Messages to 116 Paterson St, Grasmere, Invercargill 9810. avenalpark.co.nz
JACKSON, Brad Mervyn.
(of Alexandra), passed away on the November 15, 2019, aged 34. Adored partner and best friend to Jess. Loved father to Keira, Archer and Nirvana. Cherished eldest son of Sonya and Evan and loved stepson to Don. Loved brother, brother-in-law and uncle to Lee, Olivia and Mac; Tara, Logan and Charlie; Todd and Hannah and Abbie.Loved son-in-law to Eden and Jackie and brother-in-law and uncle to Mike and Ayla, Sam, Duncan and Rowan. Loved grandson of Mervyn* and Isabel* Jackson, and Brian* and Beverly Stevenson. Also a loved mate. A celebration of Brad’s life will be held at the Alexandra Bowling Club, 145 Centennial Avenue, on Wednesday, November 20, at 2.00pm, followed by interment at the Alexandra Cemetery. Messages to 35 Clutha Street, Alexandra 9320. Cared for by
Affinity Funerals Central Otago & Lakes District F.D.A.N.Z.
McMILLAN, Robert Ross (Ross) (Blue Jeans).
At Lawrence, on Sunday, 17 November 2019. Loved husband of the late Rae and father and father-in-law of Jane and Graeme Hogg (Lawrence), and Peter and Jo (Naseby). Loved Grandfather and “Lala” of Jim and Lisa (Lawrence), Jodie and Hamish Johnson (Owaka Valley), Sally and Paul Nichol (Dunedin), Ann-Rae and Tem (Wellington), Jamie and Nicole (Naseby), Sarah and Scott (Kyeburn), and Lala of his numerous great and great-great-Grandkids, and a good friend to Chris Diack. A service for Ross will be held in the Naseby Town Hall, at 2.00pm, on Friday, 22 November, followed by an interment at the Naseby Cemetery. Messages to McMillan Family, PO Box 80, Naseby 9396.
Let’s celebrate a special mate The way he’d want us to Without a tear, without a prayer
With just old me, and you. A simple toast would please him most With language he would know Help wing his soul towards it’s goal Out where the sunsets go.
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MURDOCH, Audrey Isabel.
Respected and adored Nana to Michelle, Vanessa, Joanna and Sally.
MURDOCH, Audrey Isabel
Peacefully in the loving care of Vickery Court on Saturday 16 November 2019, aged 95. Beloved wife of the late Harold Stanley (Stan), Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Robert and Emerald, Gay and Owen Thwaites. A much loved sister and sister-in-law of Roy and *Gladys McLellan, *Valmai and *George Barclay, *Eric McLellan and Laureen. Loved Nana to all her grandchildren. A service to celebrate Audrey’s life will be held in J Fraser & Sons’ Chapel, cnr Esk and Doon Streets, Invercargill on Tuesday 19 November at 2:30pm followed by interment at Eastern Cemetery. Messages can be sent to 471 Waikawa Curio Bay Road, RD1, Tokanui 9884, or to Audrey’s tribute page at frasersfunerals.co.nz/tributes
PADDON, Samuel Douglas (Doug).
On Friday, November 15, 2019, suddenly but peacefully after a short illness, in his 88th year. Much loved husband and friend to the late Margaret. Adored and much treasured father and father-in-law to Nicola-Jane and Ken, Anne-Marie and Adam.
‘Forever in our hearts’
Messages to the Paddon Family c/- PO Box 31300, Christchurch 8444. A very special thanks to The Oaks Rest Home for their care of Doug. A Memorial Service to celebrate Doug’s life will be held at the Rolleston Community Centre, 94 Rolleston Drive, Rolleston, Tomorrow (Tuesday) November 19, at 1.00pm.
SMITH, Brian Carruthers.
Passed away peacefully, surrounded by family at Kew Hospital on Sunday 17th November 2019, aged 81 years. Husband of Eleanor, loved father and father-in-law of Bridgette, and Les, Jeremy and Lynley and Grandad of Jed, Nicole, Meg and Bridie. R.I.P.
A Requiem Mass will be held for Brian at the Catholic Church of Saints Peter and Paul in Nightcaps on Thursday 21st November at 11am. A Rosary vigil will be held at 7pm on Wednesday 20th November, also at the Church. Messages to 393 Withells Road, Avonhead, Christchurch 8042, or to Brian’s tribute page at frasersfunerals.co.nz/tributes