Funeral Notices – Monday 24th August
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BECK, Cresta Lee:
Aged 44 years. It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Cresta at Dunedin Hospital ICU on Friday, August 21, 2020, surrounded by her loving family. Much loved partner of Chris Weir, loved mother of Angus and Blake. Funeral details to be advised. Messages to 32 Clyde Street, Gore 9710.
BUTLER, Stanley John (Stan):
On Friday, 21 st August 2020 at Southland Hospital, aged 80 years. Dearly loved husband of June and the late Rosalie. Loved father of Arthur, Lynette, Lorna, and the late Davina. Adored Grandad of Amber, and Enzo. A friend to many. A service to celebrate Stan’s life will be held in the Avenal Park Chapel, 75 Fox Street, Invercargill on Wednesday, 26th August at 2:00pm. In lieu of flowers, donations to Southland Hospital would be appreciated and may be left at the service. Messages to 359 Tweed Street, Invercargill 9812. avenalpark.co.nz
KINNEY, Pauline Mary:
24.10.1930 – 22.8.2020
On August 22, 2020, passed away at Christchurch Hospital. Loved daughter of the late Nora and Thomas Kinney (Timaru). Loved sister of Graham (deceased), Pat, John (deceased), Joan (deceased), Peter (deceased). Loved Aunt of Andrew Kinney, Anna and Aaron Schmack, great-aunt of Thomas and Georgia Schmack and all her extended relatives. Special thanks to Ward 24 at Christchurch Hospital for their care of Pauline. Messages may be addressed to the Kinney family, c/- 19 London St
MACKENZIE Ewan Donald:
Peacefully passed away on Saturday 22 August 2020 at Ascot Care Home, aged 81. Loyal and devoted husband of Helen. Adored and cherished father and father in law of Vanessa and Chris Broad , Shirley and Brett Gregory. Much loved Poppy of Jordan, Micah and Chloe. Respected friend of Brent McFadzien. Loved son of the late Donald and Kathleen MacKenzie. Loved brother of Russell*, June* and Doug*. Loved brother in law of John, Ray, Merle and Neil King, Trevor, and Graeme. Loved Uncle of all his nieces and nephews. A service of Remembrance will be held on Thursday 27th August, 1.30pm, J Fraser and Sons Chapel, Corner Esk and Doon Streets, Invercargill. Due to the current Covid19 restrictions attendance is limited to 100 people. You are warmly invited to join the family via the Livestream link at frasersfunerals.co.nz/livestreams Messages to 67 O’ Hara Street Invercargill or to Ewan’s tribute page at frasersfunerals.co.nz/tributes or to Shirley’s email – [email protected]
MILLER, Elizabeth Carolyn:
(“Dreamweaver”): ANZLA, MBE
6.8.1936 – 20.8.2020
Liz gave joy and light to thousands through her unique career as librarian and storyteller. Her legacy will live on. Liz died at peace and surrounded by loving family and friends at Southland Hospital on Thursday, August 20, 2020. Dearly loved and cherished daughter of *Frederick Gascoigne Miller (“The Poet”) and *Ngaire Miller. Much loved sister and sister-in-law of *John and Leony Miller (Christchurch), *Judy and Stan Crosswell, *Mary and *Lindsay Gray, Natalie and Rod Butler (Perth). Cherished Aunt to Mark, Robert, and Cory; Chris, Geoffrey, Mandy, and Linda; Tania, and Megan. Loved Great-Aunt of Jess, Sarah, Sophie, Josh, Stevie, Shanna, Ruby, Rhys, Tess, Sumayla, Tama, Sonya, Andrea, and Hannah. Much loved and special friend of Lesley Soper, Denise Corson, Tania Faulkner-McKenzie, and Candy, and of the Quaker faith she lived by. Thank you to all the staff who cared for Liz at Southland Hospital. Due to Covid-19 restrictions a private service will be held. You are invited to view the service from 10.00am on Saturday, August 29, at frasersfunerals.co.nz/livestreams. Messages can be sent to Miller Family, 137 Morton Street, Invercargill 9812 or to Liz’s tribute page at frasersfunerals.co.nz/tributes
MONTEATH Robert Ernest:
Passed away at Southland Hospital on 20 August 2020, aged 85 years. Loving husband of the late Heather, loved father and father-in-law of Barbara and Rodney (Australia), David and Susan (Dunedin) and John (Canada). Beloved Grandad of Stephanie, Cameron and Darcy and loved brother of Ngaire (Te Puke), and the late Frances and Helen. A service to remember Robert’s life will be held at J Fraser and Sons Chapel, Corner Esk and Doon Streets Invercargill, 1.30pm on Friday 28th August 2020 followed by a private cremation. Please be aware of the Covid19 restrictions in place on the day of the service – these may include restrictions on mass gatherings. You are warmly invited to join the family via the Livestream link at frasersfunerals.co.nz/livestreams No flowers by request please. Messages may be sent to 107 Signal Hill Road Dunedin, or to Robert’s tribute page at frasersfunerals.co.nz/tributes
REDMAN, Gordon Francis:
On Thursday, August 13, 2020, at Te Awamutu. Son of the late Bert and Lily Redman of Mataura. Loved husband of Joan and father and father-in-law to Stuart and Claire. Grandad of Jessica and Lukas. Loved brother of Noreen Tutt, Peter (dec), Lois McWhirter, Sue Redman and Alison Zandrack. According to his wishes a private service has been held for Gordon.
SHEEDY, Thelma Dulcie:
Late of ‘Falling Water’ Qld, formerly Waimate NZ. Passed away peacefully on August 18, 2020, aged 77 years. Dearly loved wife of Desmond Sheedy. Much loved mother of Diane Gillespie (née Payne), Deborah Wallace (née Payne), and John Payne. Loved Mimi of Vikkie, Tony, Joe, Amy, Chelsea, Jackson, and her great-grandchildren Ethan, Brooke Jake, Lexie and Olivia. Stepmother of Paul, Julia, Sue, Angela and Peter, and step-grandmother of Tom, Holly, Daisy, Arnica, Georgia, Madison, Alexis, Imagin, Lilly, Lucas, Ted, John, and Finella. A service will be held for Thelma at Allora on Wednesday, August 26, 1.00pm NZ time. Messages can be sent to 95 Turner St, RD 3, Wyndham 9893. You are invited to share in the service via web stream – please go to www.burstows. com.au/tribute-centre