Funeral Notices – Monday 24th June
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On Saturday, June 22, 2019, at Resthaven, Gore. Loved wife of Keith. Devoted mother of Lesley* and Steve, Angela, Grant and Robin, and a loved grandmother. Funeral intimation later. Messages to 66E Broughton Street, Gore 9710. (*denotes deceased)
BONE, Veronica (nee McGrath).
Peacefully, in the care of Calvary Hospital, on Saturday, June 22, 2019; aged 81 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Eddie, and the late Vincent Perniskie, much loved mum and mother-in-law of Paul and Nicola Perniskie (Wellington), Angela and Steve Miezenbeek, Kevin and the late Jane McLaughlin (Australia), Marie and Des White (Australia), loved stepmum of Christine and Don Cocks (Cromwell), David and Carmel (Gore), Kevin and Harriet (Hawera), loved nana of all her grandchildren and great-grandson, a loved sister and aunty. R.I.P.
A Requiem Mass will be celebrated in St Thésèse of Lisieux Catholic Church, 40 Perth Street, Invercargill, on Wednesday, June 26, at 1.00pm, interment to follow at the Eastern Cemetery. Rosary to be held in the Church on Tuesday at 7.00pm. In lieu of flowers donation to St John Ambulance Gore would be appreciated and may be left at the service. Messages to 121 McMaster Street, Invercargill. avenalpark.co.nz
CAMPBELL, Grace Joan.
Late of Roxburgh. In her 99th year, at Ribbonwood Country Home, Tapanui, on Saturday, June 22, 2019. Dearly loved wife of the late Donald (Don), loved and cherished mother and mother-in-law of Barbara and Ken Borland (Ashburton), and the late Errol Ball, Elaine and the late Gordie McCullam (Blenheim), Ian and Jo Campbell (Blenheim), and Marilyn and the late Cliff Mould (Gore), loved Nana and special Nana to all her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. A donation may be left at the service for St John Ambulance Service Roxburgh Branch. A service to celebrate Grace’s life will be held in Roxburgh, at Teviot Union Presbyterian Church, on Friday, June 28, at 2.00pm, followed by an interment at The Roxburgh Cemetery. Messages to: Barbara Borland, PO Box 387, Alexandra 9340. Cared for by Affinity Funerals Central Otago & Lakes District F.D.A.N.Z.
IRVINE, Geoff (Geoffrey). 2.11.1962 – 21.6.2019
Passed away unexpectedly on Friday, June 21, 2019, at Esperance, Western Australia. Much loved son of Maureen and Basil *. Loved brother and brother-in-law of Alan*, Megan and David Morell (and Ivan Gutsell*). Funeral service to be held in Esperance. Messages to: 6 Cambridge Terrace, Gore 9710. (*denotes deceased)
KERR, Betty Irene.
Betty passed away peacefully with family after a well-lived 96 years, on Thursday, June 20, 2019. Loved wife of the late Reg and wonderful Mum and Mother-in-law to Murray and Marian, David and Helen, Gael and Graeme, Eileen and Jeff, Glenda and Dave, and Rhondda and Ronny. Special Nana of her 10 grandchildren and Great-Nana to her 12 great-grandchildren. Loved by extended family and friends. Special thanks for the wonderful care provided to Betty by Healthcare Staff, Dr Williams, Hospice Southland Staff/Volunteers and Staff of Clare House. A memorial service for Betty will be held in the Avenal Park Chapel, 75 Fox Street, Invercargill, on Wednesday, June 26, at 2.00pm. In lieu of flowers, donations to Hospice Southland would be appreciated and may be left at the service. Messages to 65 Islington Street, Invercargill. avenalpark.co.nz
RITCHIE, Keith Rodger.
Of Queenstown. Passed in peace at Lakes District Hospital on Thursday, June 20, 2019, at the age of 88. Loved husband of Marge, father of Pete, Tim and Sarah, their partners Kelly and Bronwen, loved Grandfather to Hannah, Oscar, Eva, Sam, Alice, Meg, Kate, Archie, Linus and Olive. Thank you to the lovely staff at lakes hospital, we are very grateful. According to Keith’s wishes a small family gathering was held at his home on Saturday. Messages to: 9 Rutherford Road, RD 1, Lake Hayes, Queenstown 9371. Cared for by
Affinity Funerals, Central Otago & Lakes District F.D.A.N.Z.
TAYLOR, Stuart Ronald (Bugsy).
Peacefully, on Friday, June 21, 2019, in his 69th year. Dearly loved father, father-in-law and grandfather of Leah and Garth, Danielle, and Nakita; Jabin; Khan and Angie, Zykalee, Braxton, Ivy, and Milton; loved son of the late Gordon and May Taylor, loved brother and brother-in-law of Jeffery and *Ruth, Joan and *Bevan, Mary, Alan and Jennifer, *Beven and Liz, and a loved uncle. A service for Stuart will be held in Southern Funeral Home chapel, 106 Hokonui Drive, Gore, on Wednesday, June 26, at 1.30pm, then leaving for Charlton Park cemetery. Messages to 273 McBride Road, RD 4, Gore 9774.
WILSON, George Chalmers.
Peacefully at Southland Hospital on Friday, June 21, 2019, aged 89 years. Loving husband of Merle. Much loved father and father-in-law of Janelle, Glenn and Jayne, Verne and Dianne, Bryce and Cathie. Cherished Grandad of his 15 grandchildren and
18 great-grandchildren. A Memorial Service to celebrate George’s life will be held in the Avenal Park Chapel, 75 Fox Street, on Wednesday, June 26, at 10.00am. Messages to PO Box 1345, Invercargill. avenalpark.co.nz