Funeral Notices – Monday 23rd December
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HALLORAN, Agnes (Nan).
On December 21, 2019, our mum passed away peacefully at Elmslie House, Wanaka. Aged 97 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Bill and the late Ian. Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Erin, Maureen and Colin, Ann and Robert, the late Christopher, Maris and Billy and Janine. Loved grandmother of Bede, Courtney, Melanie and Charlotte, and loved great-grandmother of Matthew, Lucy, Hunter and Jack. Thank you to the wonderful staff at Elmslie House for their loving care, gentleness and professionalism. Special thanks to Kim for her constant kindness and compassion. Requiem Mass will be celebrated at Holy Family Church, 154 Aubrey Street, Wanaka on Tuesday, December 24, at 11.00am, followed by private cremation. Messages to: 7 Rowan Court, Wanaka.
Cared for by Affinity Funerals Central Otago & Lakes District F.D.A.N.Z.
HORRELL, Hazel Cathryn (nee Beccard).
In her 85th year, (unexpectedly but peacefully) in her sleep, on Saturday, December 21, 2019 in the loving care of all the staff at Parata Rest Home, Gore. Dearly loved wife of Herbie*. Loved and cherished mum of Thelma and George* Williams, Nancy and Max Stronach, and Sydney*. Treasured nana and great-nan of Cathryn, and Zane; Bevan and Hayley, and Natalie; Hayden*; Julian, Amanda and Owen, and a loved friend to many. A service for Hazel will be held in St Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Ardwick Street, Gore, on Tuesday, December 24 at 11.00am, leaving thereafter for Charlton Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be left at the service of the Gore St John Ambulance. Messages to 6 Lennox Street, Gore 9710. (*denotes deceased)
Iddles, Brian Russell.
It is with much sadness the family share the news of Brian’s passing on Sunday, December 22, 2019. Loved husband of the late Yvonne. Dearly loved father, father-in-law and Grandad of Craig and Valmai, Lachlan and Lea-Reneé (Rotorua); Calum and Vanessa, Josh and Sarah, Jamie, Kimberley and Karli; Josette, Cameron and Nicholas Stanley (Australia). The family wish to acknowledge the wonderful care given to Brian by the staff at Waikiwi Gardens, St Johns Ambulance and the Medical Ward at Southland Hospital. It was Brian’s wish that a private family farewell be held. Messages to PO Box 122 Winton 9741 or to Brian’s tribute page at frasersfunerals.co.nz/tributes
JAMES, Joyce Isobel.
On December 19, 2019, peacefully at Christchurch Hospital. Most dearly beloved beautiful sister to Pat and Greta, and dearly loved aunty to Elizabeth, Charlie, Joyce, Maretta, Daniel (dec), Scott, Mark and family. Will sorely be missed by her part time boarders. R.I.P. sis xxx
JAMIESON, John David (Jack).
Peacefully at WesleyCare in Christchurch, on Saturday, December 21, 2019. Dearly loved husband of the late Shirley, much loved father and father-in-law of David and Sue, Robyn and Geoff, Donna and Raoul and the late Julie. Loved granddad of Stacey, the late Shaun, Daniel and the late Tinelle; John and Charlotte; Thomas and Nikita. Great-granddad of Talia, Shaun, Ella and Hayne; Annachez and Aydan; and Nixon. Special thanks to WesleyCare Rest Home staff who cared for Jack over the last four weeks, your support and care has been greatly appreciated. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Cancer Society would be appreciated and may be left at the service. A service for Jack will be held at Betts Funeral Services, 33 North Street, Timaru, on Tuesday, December 24 at 1.00pm, followed by a private interment. Messages to PO Box 36314, Merivale, Christchurch 8146. Betts Funeral Services.
OWENS, Henry James (Dubby).
On December 21, 2019, peacefully at his home in Kaitangata, surrounded by his loving family; aged 70 years. Beloved husband and friend of Liz, adored father and father-in-law of Henry and Caroline, Penny and Hamish, Joshua and Heather, cherished Grandad of Maddison, Ruby, Henry, Lexi, and Jesse, loved long lost brother of Roger Patterson and his family. A service to celebrate Dubby’s life will be held on Tuesday, December 24 at 1.30pm, in our Chapel, 12 James Street, Balclutha, then leaving for the Kaitangata Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Otago Community Hospice would be appreciated and may be left at Dubby’s service. Messages to 14 Market Street, Kaitangata 9210. Doug Nesbit Funeral Services Ltd Balclutha and Milton
McCALL, Stuart Murray.
Peacefully at Rose lodge on Saturday 21 December 2019, aged 91 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Jean. Loved father and father-in-law of Lesley and Steve Smith. Cherished grandad Stuart of Shania. Loved brother and brother -in-law of Pat and the late Ernest McCall, Irene and the late Ron Thomson, and the late Jim and Nessie, and Gladys McCall, George and Joan McCall, Mary and Alex Gow, Ellie and Henry Gow, Jack and Sylvia McCall, Albert and Dulcie McCall, Margaret and Alex Brock, Sylvia and Doug Nicholson. Special uncle of all his nieces and nephews. A service to celebrate Stuart’s life will be held in the Waikoikoi Presbyterian Church Waikoikoi on Friday 27th December at 1.30pm. In lieu of flowers donations to St John Ambulance would be appreciated and can be left at the service. The family would like to thank the staff at Rose Lodge for their love and care of Stuart. Messages to C/O PO Box 1345 Invercargill 9840. avenalpark.co.nz
RANKIN, Bronwyne Rose.
Passed away peacefully in Invercargill on Saturday, December 21, 2019. Loved Mother of Amey, Partner of Garth, Nanni to Oscar, and Ellie, loved by extended family Felicity, Amber and David, a loved sister and aunty. A service to celebrate Bronwyne’s life will be held in the Avenal Park Chapel, 75 Fox Street, Invercargill, on Friday, December 27, at 10.30am. Private cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers donations to Leukaemia and Blood Cancer New Zealand would be appreciated and may be left at the service. Messages to 20 Kelso Crescent, Invercargill