Funeral Notices – Monday 1st June
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BRAVEN, Roger Frederick:
Passed away in the loving arms of his wife Marita and daughter and son-in-law Miriama and Maki and his loving Mokopuna Keana, Orlando, and Romeo. Loved son-in-law of Noa Haerenga* and Rhodes Tiwai Nicholson* and brother-in-law of Rhodes*, Sonney*, Billy (Aust), Lionel and Jocelyn, Frances* and Ron, Piki*, Sidney, David, Liz and Trevor, Gloria and Peka, Tamai and Claudia. Loved son of Frederick James Braven* and loved brother and brother-in-law of Ray and Joey, Audrey* and George, Bev and Tom, Jim* and Ann, Kathy and Bill, Ginger and Loreen, and May and Denny. A loved uncle of all his nieces and nephews. “Rest in Love” A service to celebrate Roger’s life will be held in the Avenal Park Chapel, 75 Fox Street Today, Monday, 1 st June at 2:00pm. The service will conclude with the interment at the Forrest Hill Cemetery on Tuesday, 2 June at 10:00am. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Cancer Society and Hospice Southland would be appreciated and may be left at the service. Messages to 27 Northwood Avenue, Waikiwi, Invercargill 9810.
FORBES, Edna Ellen (Ellen):
Peacefully on May 21, 2020, dearly loved daughter of the late Dorothy Buchanan (Happy Valley and Kaka Point). Much loved sister and friend of Valmai and Ernie Foster (Invercargill), and Aunty to Michelle and Trista (Otatara).
McMILLAN, Rose Dorothy (nee Bellew):
Bright and bossy to the very end. Surrounded by love at home, adamant not to turn 56. Unconditionally loved wife of John, “favourite” Mum and mother-in-law of Kendall and Blair; Bryce and Manda, the best giver-of-huggles, Nanny Rosa to Sam, and Madeline; and Rosa to Kaitlyn, and Sophia. A private service will be held as per Rose’s request. Special thanks to Helen from Hospice Southland, and the amazing team of District Nurses. Our heartfelt thanks to Rachel for being the missing puzzle piece. Messsages to 1593 Waimea Highway, Mandeville, RD 6, Gore, 9776.
PASK, Frances May. Late of Edendale:
On Monday 25 May 2020, May passed away peacefully, in the loving care of the staff at Rowena Jackson Retirement Village, aged 95, and she is now in Heaven with her Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. She was the dearly loved wife of the late Alfred Pask, and the dearly loved, wonderful, loving mother, mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother of Edwin and Pam, and David; Gerald and Anne, Joshua, Holly and Mathew Harris, Isabella-May and Maddison; John and Alison, Catherine and Simon. May was also the loved daughter of the late John and Mary Campbell, and the loved sister of Eugenie Campbell and the late Wallace Campbell.
The family would like to thank the staff of Rowena Jackson for the way they cared for May so lovingly for almost 5 years. Jesus said: ‘I am the Way, the Truth, and the Life. John 14:6’ A private service has been held for May, in accordance with her wishes. Messages can be sent to 17 Turnbull Street, Invercargill 9810, or to May’s tribute page.
STAFFORD, Terence John (Terry):
Formerly of Omakau. Passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, May 30, 2020, aged 74. Dearly loved husband of the late Daphne, loving father and father-in-law of the late Peter, Steve and Cass, and Marie and Paul Kahukura. Loving Pop to his cherished grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Due to the Covid requirements, a private family service will be held. Messages to 426 Manuherikia Road, RD3, Alexandra 9393.
“Dearly loved by us all”