Funeral Notices – Monday 24th February
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ASHBY, Ronald William (Ronnie). C.M.T
Aged 83 years, (peacefully) after a short illness at Clutha Health First, Balclutha, on Sunday, February 23, 2020. Dearly loved husband and friend of Margaret. Dearly loved father of Chet (Gore), Anthony, and Chris (Perth). Loved brother and brother-in-law of Betty*, Mavis* and Roy* Ellis, Dorrie* and Dave* Milne, Kath* and Jim* Mortimer, Hickey* and Shirley* Jaffray, Frances* and Norman* Smith, Elsie* and Murray* MacKenzie, Ken and Rosemary (Gore), Bob* and Raewyn McCord (Gore). Loved brother-in-law of Frank and Patsy Scurr (Wanaka), Rosemary Scurr (Invercargill), David and Lyn Scurr (Milton). A loved uncle of all his nieces and nephews. A service for Ronnie will be held in the Gore RSA Function Lounge, Bowler Avenue, Gore, on Wednesday, February 26, at 1.30pm, then leaving for the Charlton Park Cemetery. Special thanks to the staff at Dunedin Public Hospital, and Clutha Health First. In lieu of flowers, donations may be left at the service for Otago Hospice. Messages to 6 Stratford Street, Gore 9710.
HEADS, Donald Thomas Ross.
Dearly loved brother and brother-in-law of Craik* and Lorraine and the late Marjorie, Patricia* Heads, Gwendolyn* and Jack* Wells, Douglas* and Daphne, Elizabeth and John Adam, Airlie and George Chalmers, Katherine and Graham* Sellars. A loved uncle of all his nieces and nephews. (*denotes deceased).
HEADS, Donald Thomas Ross:
22.2.1936 – 20.2.2020
Dearly loved husband of Noeline. Dearly loved father and father-in-law of Shirley and Viv, Ngaire and Tony Drozdzak, and the late Richard, Judith and Peter. Dearly loved Grandad Pop of Nathalie; Kurt, Aaron Jesse and Ari; Joseph, Hayley, Ché, Ana and Quinten. Loved Great-Grandad of Kaitlyn; Connie; Jaden, Carter, Scarlett; Alexander; Zane; Patrick and Maia. A service to remember Don’s life will be held in J Fraser and Sons Chapel, cnr Esk and Doon Streets, Invercargill, on Thursday, February 27, at 1.30pm. Messages to 180 Mill Road South, RD 1, Invercargill 9871. frasersfunerals.co.nz
HORRELL, Noel Mervyn (Mervyn).
Of Oreti Plains. Suddenly on Saturday, February 22, 2020, in his 80th year. Dearly loved husband of the late Janet. Loved father and father-in-law of Simon and Judith (Alexandra), and Bryce and Joanne (Oreti). Loved grandfather to Brittany and Scott; Araminta and Edward. A loved brother of Roger (Brisbane) and Erica Burgess (Christchurch). Funeral Details to follow.
HUNT, Christina Rae (nee Keast).
Peacefully with her family on Saturday, February 22, 2020. Dearly loved wife of Colin. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Kody and Nyssah. Special Grandma of Jared, Shahn and Lacey. Dearly loved sister and sister-in-law of Dianne and Ray, Zilda, Lance and Leane, Tracey and Darrell, and loved by all her nieces and nephews and extended family. In accordance with Christina’s wishes a private cremation will be held. Colin and family invite all to celebrate and remember Christina’s life at the Hideaway 201, Branxholme Road, on Thursday, February 27 from 1.30pm. Messages to 57 Park Street, Winton 9720, or to Christina’s tribute page at frasersfunerals.co.nz/tributes
SMITH, Donna Eleanor.
Unexpectedly with her equestrian family at Gore on Saturday, February 22, 2020. Loved wife of Mike. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Pete and Julia. A Requiem Mass will be celebrated at the St Thomas Aquinas Church, Winton, on Friday, February 28, at 11.00am. Interment at the Garston Cemetery arriving at approx. 2.30pm. Rosary will be held on Thursday, February 27, 6.00pm at St Thomas Aquinas Church. Messages to Mike and Donna’s home.