Funeral Notices – Monday 29th June
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CARRUTHERS, George Meyrick (Meyrick):
On June 26, 2020, at Clutha Views Hospital, Balclutha; in his 90th year. Loved husband of Maire, much loved father and father-in-law of Rosemary, Margret and Les, Michelle, Elizabeth and Phill, loved Grandfather of Luke, and Andrew; Jacob; Hillary, and Fiona, loved son of the late Andrew and Hazel Carruthers, and brother and brother-in-law of Rob and Barbara. A private family interment for Meyrick will be held on Friday, July 3. Meyrick’s family and friends are invited to join the family afterwards from 3.00pm at the Clinton Community Centre to enjoy Smoko and share memories. Messages C/- Rosemary Carruthers, PO Box 628, Timaru 7940. Doug Nesbit Funeral Services Ltd.
CORNISH, Martin James (Marty):
After a courageous battle, passed peacefully at Dunstan Hospital, surrounded by his loving family, on Friday, June 26, 2020. Aged 69 years. Dearly loved companion and special friend of Helen McCarthy. Loving father and father-in-law of Brendon and Shelley, Aj and Lisa, Geoffrey and Megan, Danni, Hayden and Lydia, Loving Grandad Marty of Blake, Brody; Lochie, Bella: Seth and Daniel; Loved son of the late James and Blanche. Special thanks to the staff at Dunstan Hospital. A service to celebrate Marty’s life will be held in the Lake Hawea Community Centre, 28 Myra Street, Lake Hawea, on Thursday, July 2 at 2.00pm, followed by a private cremation. Messages to Helen McCarthy, 59 Lakeview Terrace, RD2, Wanaka 9382, or Brendon Cornish, 254 Heaney Road, RD2, Cromwell 9384.
“Marty was a special legend of a man who had time for everyone, he will be sorely missed by so many people, far and wide”
” Happy Dayz, Sweet as, Nowrys”
CRISP, Mavis Ireen:
Passed suddenly at home, June 26, 2020, in her 81st year. Wife of the late Neil, the love of her life. Cherished mother of the late Trevor, Karen and Steve, Murray and Daniela. Beloved Nana of Lisa, Justin, Karley, Stephen, Kadin and Laura, Tayla and Anton, Nathan, Abriele, Emma and Leah. Joyous Great-Nana to Lane, Trey, Chayse, Cobain, Stephen and baby Hugo. A service to celebrate Ireen’s life will be held at Betts Funeral Services, 33 North Street, Timaru, on Wednesday, July 1, at 2.30pm.
“Goodbyes are only for those who love with their eyes. Because for those who love with heart and soul, there is no separation” Rumi. Betts Funeral Services
GODFREY, Kenneth Gordon (Chop):
Peacefully at Southland Hospital on Saturday, 27 th June 2020, aged 87 years. Loved father and father-in-law of Maxine and Tony, Bill, Kevin and Jacqui, Martin and Tanya, and Nathan*. Adored Grandad of all his grandchildren and great grandchildren. A service to celebrate Ken’s life will be held in the Avenal Park Chapel, 75 Fox Street on Wednesday, 1 st July at 1:00pm. Messages to 28 Earn Street, Invercargill 9812. avenalpark.co.nz
HUNT, Harry Moore:
At Oamaru Hospital – June 25, 2020. Loved son of Harry* and Peggy* Hunt (formerly Ohai), special brother of Betty* and Scotchie* Main, Reta and Ken Guttery (Invercargill), Robert and Judith* (Invercargill), John and Sandie (Timaru), and fun uncle to his nieces and nephews. (*denotes deceased)
McKENZIE John Hall JP Retired:
Surrounded by his loving family John passed away peacefully at home on Friday 26th June 2020. Best friend of Sandra. Devoted and proud father and father in law of Sarah and Aarron, Scott and Katrina, Hannah and Matty. Adored Grandpa of Beth, Tom, Archie, Tilly, Gemma, Bronte and Molly. Loved son of the late Tom and Jean McKenzie. Loved brother and brother in law of Pam, Helen, Shona and Johnny, Heather and Greg, Jan and Rusty, and Grant and Jude. A dearly loved Uncle to all his nieces and nephews. Donations to SDHB Winton District Nursing Service would be greatly appreciated and can be left at the service. A farewell for John will be held on Wednesday 1st July, 11am, J Fraser and Sons Chapel, Corner Esk and Doon Streets Invercargill. Interment at Calcium Cemetery Isla Bank will follow. Messages to 106 Glenburn Road Otautau or to John’s tribute page.
PAPAROA-THOMPSON, Katherine Rose Elizabeth:
21.05.2009 – 26.06.2020
Following a short illness, Katherine passed away at Southland Hospital Kew, a resilient fighter. Much loved daughter, sister, granddaughter and friend to her family and everyone who met her.
“May you fly free amongst the Unicorns”
A celebration of Katherine’s life will be held at Knox Church, Pomona St, Invercargill, on Friday, July 3, at 10.00am, followed by private cremation. Messages to 18 Tumel St, Glengarry, Invercargill 9810, or leave a message on the Obituary page.
JOHNSTON, Deborah (nee Forde):
of Deborah who left this world, to the next 15 years ago today. A special mother, friend and Nananoo. Loved and missed by all her family and friends.