Funeral Notices – Monday 21st September
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BIDDLE, Aparehama (Bruce):
Peacefully surrounded by his whanau, at home on September 17, 2020, Aparehama (Abraham) Biddle, known as Bruce, in his 81st year. Loved husband and soulmate of Jenny. The best Dad and father-in-law of Toni and Kris MacLellan, and Kylie and Jamie McKenzie. Most amazing and fun Koro of Harley and Tayler, Isaiah Runi, Kade; Tre and Ilanda, Caleb and Roisin, Tuki, and Summer. Great-Grandad of Kora Ann Biddle.
“Our whanau would like to thank the staff at Clare House for their love, kindness, and care for our Taonga over the last 18 months. Also, to the Hospice doctors and palliative care staff, thank you for your support to us on our Dad’s final journey”.
Dad will be resting at Te Tomairangi Marae, 54 Eye Street, Invercargill, until we celebrate his wonderful life with a service also held at the Marae on Tuesday, September 22, 2020, at 11.00am, followed by an interment at the Eastern Cemetery. Messages to PO Box 632, Invercargill. mwfunerals.co.nz
CLARKE, Aileen Mary (nee Hollows):
11.11.1963 – 18.9.2020
Passed away peacefully at Clutha Health First, Balclutha, on Friday, September 18, 2020, after a long battle with cancer. Aileen was surrounded by family and slipped away with dignity. Dearly loved wife and best friend of Steve for 34 years, and devoted mother to Hannah, and Abby. Loved daughter of Wattie* and Alice Hollows, and sister of Wayne, and Liz. Daughter-in-law of Bob* and Lynda Kaan and Neil and Robyn Clarke (Sydney). Sister-in-law to Michelle and Phil (Melbourne).
Aileen will leave a huge hole in many lives.
Special thanks to Chris Jackson and the team at Mercy, the lovely nurses at 8C in Dunedin, Hospice Otago, the District and ward nurses at Clutha Health First, and ambo’s Ken and Suzie for taking care of her. A service for Aileen will be held in the Owaka Memorial Community Hall, on Thursday, September 24, at 1.00pm, followed by a private cremation. The service will be streamed on Zoom. To register for the Zoom service please email your name to [email protected] where you will be forwarded the link. At Aileen’s request, those attending the service are encouraged to wear something bright and beautiful. In lieu of flowers, a donation to the South Otago Cancer Society would be appreciated and may be left at Aileen’s service. Messages to 7 Stuart Street, Owaka 9535.
(*denotes deceased) Doug Nesbit Funeral Services 2020 Ltd Balclutha [email protected]
FORDE, Kathleen Mary (nee Fahey):
Passed away peacefully at Calvary Hospital, Invercargill, on Wednesday, 16 September 2020. Loved wife of the late Patrick Forde. Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Tony, Josephine and Mel, Chris and Sal, Terry and Louise, Marie, Brendan, and the late Richard. Adored grandmother of Juliet and Olivia, William, Dylan, Erin, Brooke; Matthew, Ben and Lucy, and Niklas, and great grandmother of Indiana.
A Rosary service will be held in the Calvary Hospital Chapel, 215 Centre Street, at 4.30pm on Tuesday, 22 September. All welcome. A celebration of Mum’s life will take place at St Therese of Lisieux Church, Perth Street, at 1pm on Wednesday, 23 September. If you would like to support the family by your attendance at this service, please call J Fraser and Sons’ Ph.032184095 and advise of your name and contact tracing details. Messages may be sent to 25 Rosewood Drive, Invercargill, or to Kathleen’s tribute page at frasersfunerals.co.nz/tributes
FORDE (nee Fahey), Kathleen Mary:
Loved eldest daughter of the late Luke and Mary Fahey, loved sister of Eileen and Danny Anderson, Cecilia and the late Graeme Glen, Maureen and the late Alister Moore, Monica and Alan Burns, John, Dorothy and John Belliss, Marie and the late Owen Brown. Loved Aunty of all her nieces and nephews.
McINTOSH, Hamish Nairn:
On September 16, 2020, unexpectedly, in his sleep, at home in Wellington. Born Invercargill, August 26, 1967. Beloved husband of Becky Prebble and father of Barnaby, Faye, Reggie, and Roly. Son of Barbara McGrath of Invercargill and of the late Alastair McIntosh. Stepson of Avis McIntosh and of the Reverend James McGrath. Survived by his sister, Susannah Smith, his brother, Cameron McIntosh, and his former wife, Deborah Marris. Funeral 2.00pm, Thursday, September 24, Old St Paul’s, 34 Mulgrave Street, Wellington 6011, followed by a private cremation. In lieu of flowers, please donate to Crossways Community Crèche Roofing Fund, https://givealittle.co.nz/cause/crossways-community-creche-help-us-fix-our-leaky. Messages may be sent to Hamish’s family at Lychgate Funerals, 306 Willis Street, Wellington 6011, or via their website.
Lychgate Funerals FDANZ (04) 3850745
PATTERSON, Robert Wayne:
Peacefully at Hospice Southland on Wednesday, September 16, 2020, after a brave battle. He is the much loved father of Robert, and grandad of Rylan. Loved brother of Yvonne and Shawnee.
“He lived life to the full”
At Robert’s request, a private cremation has been held. A memorial service to celebrate Robert’s life will be held at the Invercargill Workingmen’s Club, Esk Street, Invercargill, on Wednesday, September 23, 2020, at 2.00pm. Messages to 5 Fox street, Invercargill. mwfunerals.co.nz
It was a year ago today, 21 September 2019, at the ripe old age of 93, when Betty packed her bags and made her way to the Pearly Gates. She was the rock of our family and touched many hearts through her journey of life. Betty, now your journey has ended we know youwill be resting in peace,pain free in Gods House
– Your loving family, extended family, and friends.