Funeral Notices – Monday 19th October
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DAWSON, Ian Maurice Joseph:
Aged 89 years, late of Hedgehope, passed away Monday 5/10/2020, in the comfort of his family. A wonderful man, father, and grandfather, that had a wealth of knowledge to teach and share, a custodian to everything he did, a caretaker of nature, animals, and to the land he worked.
“May you forever hear the continual beauty of bird songs and be able to see again the wonders of the world”.
Companion to Lillias, father to Lewis, Julie, Diana, and very loved and adored grandfather to Georgina, Jeffrey, Joseph, Michael, and Phoebe. As per Ian’s wishes, he has been laid to rest. Messages to “Dawson Family” PO Box 632, Invercargill.
DYNES, Adam Richard (Dick):
Passed away peacefully, at Windsor Park Care Home, Gore, on Saturday, October 17, 2020, aged 91 years. Dearly loved Dickie of the late Felicity, loved and respected father and father-in-law of Stephen Dynes, Tracey Spiers, and the late Jenny Dyes, Bronwyn and Michael Cowles, Boyd and Kim Dynes, Malcolm and Paula Dynes, and devoted Granddad of Judy and Philip Dynes, Laura and Blair Rabbidge, Nick Dynes, Theo and Verity Dynes.
“Ploughed his last furrow, time for rest the day is done.”
A service for Dick will be held in Southern Funeral Home Chapel, 106 Hokonui Drive, Gore, on Tuesday, October 20, at 11.00am, private cremation to follow. Dick’s family would like to pay tribute to and thank the wonderful staff at Windsor Park Care Home for the time Dick (and chocolate) spent in their care. Messages to Dynes family, RD3, Gore 9773.
HAMILL, Wilma Grace:
Peacefully with family at her side on Saturday 17th October 2020, at Calvary Hospital. Aged 59 years. Dearly loved wife of Michael (Mike). Loved mother and mother in law of Ann-Marie & Nathan McLean, and Jonathan Brown. Loved nana of Jayden, Noah, Wyatt and Adaline. Loved sister and sister in law of Ross & Joanne Gibb, David & Jackie Gibb.
“Now reunited with her mum & dad, Tom & Joan Gibb”
Loved daughter in law of Folly & Georgena. Cherished sister in law of Shane & Debbie, Kerry & Grant, Clare & Roger. A loved aunty to all her nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, donations to Southland Oncology Nurses Education Fund would be appreciated and can be made at the service. A service to celebrate Wilma`s life will be held in the Salvation Army Hall, 110 Leven Street, Invercargill, on Tuesday 20th October 2020 at 1pm, followed by a private cremation. Messages to 42 Lothian cres, Invercargill.
McCALLUM, Margaret (nee Waddell):
Passed away peacefully on Thursday, 15th October 2020 in the care of Rowena Jackson Retirement Village, in her 91st year. Beloved wife of the late Len McCallum. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Colin & Pat, Lorraine & Frank (Colin* Hibbs), Dianne & Marty, Faye & Ross, and Graham & Jackie. Greatly loved nanna of her grandchildren & great grandchildren. Loved sister and sister-in-law of Isabel* & Oscar*, May & Morrie*, Tom* & Mary*, Leslie & Amy, Dave & Lorraine, Andrew* & Ngaire*, Dot* & Cliff*, Shirley & Bob*, and Irene & Allan. “She will be deeply missed” At Margaret’s request a private service has been held. The family would like to thank Rowena Jackson Retirement Village for their wonderful care of Margaret. Messages to 27 Highfield Terrace, Invercargill 9812.
Goodbye my family my life has passed,
I love you all to the very last.
Weep not for me but courage take,
Love each other for my sake.
For those you love don’t go away,
They walk beside you every day.
Farewell By Margaret McCallum.
McDONALD, Colin James:
18-9-1926 – 17-10-2020. Dearly loved husband of Aylis. Loved father of Glen and Faye, (Springston), The late Ewan (Picton) 5-11-1958 – 7-10-2020, Cheryl and Lindsay Troon (Waianiwa). Loved Grandad of Kylie, Laura and Brad, Grandad Mac of Jet, Scott McDonald, and family. Beloved brother of the late Tom and Gwen, and May and Ray Eunson.
A Special thankyou to the staff at Vickery Court for their support of Colin and his family.
A service for Colin will be held at the Southland Crematorium, Rockdale Road Invercargill on Tuesday 20th October 2020 at 2pm. In lieu of flowers, donations will be gratefully accepted for St Johns Ambulance and can be left at the service. Messages to 335 North Road, Waikiwi, Invercargill.
McGRATH, Kenneth Charles:
(Ken) Suddenly, but peacefully on Thursday 15th October 2020. Loved son of Emily* McGrath. Dearly loved brother and brother-in-law of Sandra* and Russell* Hatherley, Heather and Marty Garrick, Isla Parks, Harry McGrath, Nelson and Julie McGrath, Susan* McGrath, Lorraine Berry, David De Berri. A loved uncle to all his nephews and nieces. Ken’s wishes were to be cremated and then a memorial service to be held to celebrate his life, at the Lindisfarne Community Center, crn Lindisfarne and Miller Streets on Thursday 22nd October 2020 at 3pm. Messages to “McGrath Family” PO Box 632, Invercargill. mwfunerals.co.nz
McLEOD, Mary Catherine (nee Beck):
of Omakau. It is with sadness, after a short battle, Mary passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family, on Saturday, October 17, 2020, aged 42 years young. Dearly loved wife of Travis, and precious mum of Bridie, Jasmine, Grace and Gemma. Loved daughter-in-law of Peter and Robyn. Adored sister-in-law of Janna and Dan Nichol, Kate and Brent Eaton, and Scott and Nikita McLeod, and fun, colourful Auntie of Skyla, Liam, Riley, Charlee, Braxton, Evie, Bowie, Gus and Kenzie. A Memorial Service for Mary will be held at Affinity Funeral Home, (The Cellar door), 143 Centennial Avenue, Alexandra, on Friday, October 23, at 1.30pm.
Gone too soon, forever young,
and loved by so many.
RIDLEY, Neill Francis:
On October 16, 2020, peacefully at home after a courageous battle. Dearly loved husband of Margaret. Loved father and father-in-law of Mark and Tracey, Steve, Nick and Erin. Much loved Grandad of Trish, Corey, Keeley – Mae, and Evo; Callum and Dallas. Loved son of Alfreda and the late Bill Ridley. Loved brother and brother-in-law of John and Irene, Michael and Anne, Brian and Alice, Jim and Judy, Helen and the late Martin, and Nicky and David. Loved brother-in-law of Reg and Maureen, Matt and Bev, Donna (deceased) and Mike, and great friend to Angus. A loved and respected uncle of all his nieces and nephews. Messages to the Ridley family C/- 19 London Street, Christchurch, 8013. Special thanks to the St Georges Cancer Centre, Amyes Road Medical Centre, and Nurse Maude (Lincoln) for all their care of Neill. On Thursday at 6.00pm a Rosary/Vigil service will be held at the John Rhind Chapel, 19 London Street, Richmond, Christchurch (entry from London or Whitmore Streets). On Friday, October 23, at 1.00pm, a Funeral Mass for Neill will be celebrated at Our Lady of Victories Church, 106 Main South Road, Sockburn, at 1.00pm followed by private cremation. A live webstreaming of Neill’s funeral will be available at the following link: QR code and https://youtu.be/ec-k-y3Wn3U
ROWLEY, Elizabeth Anne (Anne) (nee Peacock):
After a short illness, peacefully at Southland Hospital surrounded by her family, on Friday, 16 October 2020, in her 80th year. Dearly loved wife of the late John Rowley. Much loved Mum and Mum-in-law of: Mark and Katrine Field (San Diego, CA), Nicky Field and Andrew Dalziel (Bannockburn), Kim Field and Mark Bongers (S/Y Zizi, Borneo). Dearly loved Grandma of: Matt and Stephanie; Fletcher; Kira; Mali and Stacey; Skyler and Hana, Ruby and Jordan, and Great Grandma of Scarlett, and Baby Manihera. Loved daughter of the late Evan and Win Peacock. Loved sister and sister-in-law of: Bob and Prue; Carole and the late John; Allen and Chris; Brian and Jane; Sandra and the late Frank; David and Margaret; and loved daughter-in-law and friend of Joan. A loved aunty of her nieces and nephews. A private service to farewell Anne will be held. Special thanks to the carers and staff of Donovan Wing, Rowena Jackson Retirement Village and the Medical Ward at Southland Hospital. Messages to Nicky Field, 183 Hawksburn Road, RD 2, Cromwell 9384. avenalpark.co.nz
SUTHERLAND, Robyn Margaret:
Of Alexandra, passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by the people who love her, on Wednesday, October 14, 2020. Dearly loved daughter of the late Stuart and Mavis. Beloved mother of Angie, wonderful and amazing nana to Amelie and Dayton. A loved sister and Aunty. Robyn is resting at home. A celebration of Robyn’s life will be held at Gregg Street Educare (Alexandra Baptist Church), 6 Gregg Street, Alexandra, on Thursday, October 22 at 1.30pm, followed by a private cremation.
“Nana Robyn to all her children”
STANLEY, Michelle Beverly (Chelle):
Suddenly, but peacefully at Southland Hospital surrounded and held by her family, on Saturday 17th October 2020. Dearly loved wife of Tony (Griff). Colourful, amazing mother and mother in law of Danielle & Bob, Sam & Tetae, Jazz & Keiran. Very loved nana to all her moko`s. Chelle will be resting at home from 19th October until her funeral, funeral details to follow. Messages to 169 Stobo Street, Invercargill.
YOUNG, Jean (Rubina Jean):
Peacefully at Ross Home, Dunedin, on October 17, 2020, in her 98th year. Widow of E.R. (Bob) Young of Tapanui, loving and much-loved mother of Alan, the late Lynore, Gerald and Ruth. Special Gam and Mung to Lee-Anne, Jeff, Dana and Shane, and to her great-grandchildren, Ruby, Jude, Blair, Maddison, Kiara, Noah, Layla and Bronson. A service honouring her life and her memory will be held at Gillions Chapel on Wednesday, October 21, at 2.00pm.
Gillions Funeral Services
ORMOND, Richard and June:
Unveiling will be held at Mason Road Te Hau Mutunga Urupa, at 12.30pm, on October 31, 2020.