Funeral Notices · 23 Sep 2019

Funeral Notices – Monday 23rd September




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BAIRD, Robin Alastair (Bob).
On Friday, September 20, 2019, peacefully at Arohanui Hospice, aged 76 years. Dearly loved husband of Aileen, loved dad of Becca, and Cameron and Tania, and much loved by his many nieces and nephews. As per Bob’s wishes, a private family service will be held, followed at a later date by an informal gathering of friends. In lieu of flowers, donations to Arohanui Hospice, PO Box 5349, Palmerston North 4441, would be appreciated.

BLACK, Elizabeth Mary Anne (Betty) (nee Kean).
Peacefully at Calvary Hospital Southland, on Saturday, September 21, 2019. Dearly loved wife of the late Bernard. Loved mother, grandmother and great-grand mother of Mary and Ray O’Connell (Palmerston), Mathew and Kate, Bede, Ollie, Flynn, Neave O’Connell (Macraes); Bridget and Paul, Edie, Lilith Yandall (Wanaka); Phillipa and Jeromy, Maia, Soul van Riel (Hawea); Laetitia (Wellington) and Rachel O’Connell (Dunedin). Rosanne and the late Brian Robinson (Hamilton); Mike and Yvione, Moana, Maelys and Clotilde McCort (Brussells); Demian and Ceara, Noah Dunlop (Waihi Beach); Bryony (Tokyo), and Jeanie Black-Dunlop (Hamilton). Helen and the late Martin, Benjamin, Nicholas and Katrina, Willa, Aven; and Anna Black (Queenstown). David and Nicky (Winton), Monique and Hamish, Rowan Patterson (Dunedin); Katie and Adam, Leo Coleman (Christchurch), Sophie (Auckland), Ellah, and Chloe (Christchurch). Denis and Janine, Emily, Madison and Oliver Black (Wellington). Christopher and Robyn, Taylah and Amber Black (MacKay; Queensland); aged 95 years. Funeral details to follow. Messages to: 2263 Dipton Winton Highway, RD 2, Winton 9782.

CAMPBELL, Avis Amelia.
Passed away peacefully at home on Sunday 22 September 2019. Dearly loved wife of the late Bill. Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Yvonne and John, Annette, Ray, Marlene and David. Dearly loved Granny Avis of all her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. A service to celebrate Avis’ life will be held in J Fraser & Sons’ Chapel, cnr Esk and Doon Streets, Invercargill on Wednesday 25 September at 2pm, followed by interment at Eastern Cemetery. Messages can be sent to 254 Herbert Street, Invercargill 9810. Online tributes can be made at

DAGG, Graeme Sydney.
On Friday, September 20, 2019. After a courageous battle, at home with June, his loving wife of 50 years. Loved son of Joan* and Jim* Dagg. Loved son-in-law of Margaret* Gray. Loved God-father of Michael and Trish Gordon, Trish and Craig Wills, and Shane Storey. Special Graeme of Mark and Nicole, Ashley and Alex, Jamie, Tayla and Dan, Annaliese, Madi, and Khan and Neaka. Much loved brother and brother-in-law of Jennifer* and Ross Currie, Pamela and Jim* Dawson, Barry and Mari Gray, and Liz and Wayne* Gray. Loved uncle to all his nieces and nephews. Graeme will be sadly missed by his family and friends. A service to celebrate Graeme’s life will be held at St Mary’s Star of the Sea, 194 Barrow St, Bluff, on Tuesday, September 24, at 1.30pm. In lieu of flowers donations to Hospice Southland would be greatly appreciated and may be left at the service. Messages to 45 Liffey St Bluff. “Loved and missed by all who knew him.” *denotes deceased.

FREWEN, Betty (nee Sage).
On September 21, 2019. Much loved mother of Erin, Lindsay, Kevin, and Paula, special Nana to her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. The favourite sister (Rice) of Arthur*, and Ron* Sage. A special aunt of all her nieces and nephews. Loved by all those who needed a friend. She touched everyone’s heart. The family invites you to a celebration of Betty’s life, to be held in the Avenal Park Chapel, 75 Fox Street on Wednesday September 25, 2019 at 2.30pm. The service will conclude with the burial at the Eastern Cemetery. Messages to 482 Queens Drive, Invercargill 9810.

LAKE, Thomas.
Deceased June 20, 2019: A Celebration and Memory of Life is to be held at the Waikiwi Bowling Club, 55 Moa Street, Waikiwi, Invercargill on Sunday September 29, 2019 at 2.00pm. Afternoon Tea will be provide.

LIST, Fay Sarah (nee Marshall).
Aged 61, of Wallacetown. On Friday 20 September 2019. Dearly loved “Parrie” of Nelson. Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Michelle and Kenneth, Blair and Anna, Karl and Nicky, Stacey and Zane. Dearly cherished Nana to all her 11 grandchildren. Loved daughter of Jim and Edith Marshall, and daughter-in-law of Harry and Audrey List. A service to celebrate Fay’s life will be held in J Fraser & Son’s Chapel, cnr Esk and Doon Streets, Invercargill on Friday 27th September 2019 at 1:30pm, followed by interment at Wallacetown Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations to Hospice Southland would be appreciated and can be made at the service. Messages can be sent to 37 Kirkbride Street, Wallacetown 9816. Online tributes can be left at

LOBB, Noeline Eldred (née Richardson).
Aged 88 years, of Invercargill. Noeline died peacefully, surrounded by family, on Thursday, 19th September, 2019. Loved wife, for 66 years, of John (Jack) Lobb. Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Richard and Kristin, and Warwick and Maria (London). Loved Grandma of Ryan and Brianna, Esther and Ben, Hannah and Michael, Jack, Barnaby and Clementine; also, Great-Grandma of Zekiah and Judah. Sister and sister-in-law of Alan and Mary (both deceased) and of June and Robert Jack (Christchurch). Loved aunt of Antony and Sarah, Philip and Amanda, Sarah and Stewart. Special thanks to the staff at Rowena Jackson Village for their excellent care of Noeline. A service to celebrate Noeline’s life with be held in J. Fraser and Sons’ Chapel, cnr Esk and Doon Streets, Invercargill on Thursday, 26th September at 1:30pm, followed by interment at Eastern Cemetery. Messages can be sent to 68 Don street, Invercargill 9810. Online tributes can be left at

TRESIDDER, Beverley Anne (Bev).
Passed peacefully on Tuesday, September 17, 2019, aged 79. Loved wife of the late Gordon. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Steven and Melissa, and Daniel and Katrina. Loved grandmother of Chloe, Sophie, and Alexander. Loved friend of Beverley Sutherland and family. Loved sister and sister-in-law of the Tresidder and Braithewaite Families. Messages c/- PO Box 10345, Christchurch 8145. As Bev wished, a private farewell has been held.

WEBB, Leonie May.
On September 20, 2019, at Southland Hospital. Mother of Patricia, Bryan, Alison and friend of Joan. At Leonie’s request, a private cremation has been held. All communications to Bryan, Flat 2/97 Mary Street, Invercargill. Online tributes may be left on Leonie’s tribute page at