Funeral Notices – Monday 30th September
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CAMERON, Graham David.
Peacefully on Friday, September 27, 2019, surrounded by his loving family at home, Te Anau. Loving husband and friend of Lee for 52 years. Loved father and father-in-law of Paula and Neil Collinson (Te Anau), Gina and Vaughan Kyne (Christchurch). Adored Grandaddy of Lucy, Ryah, Greer and Cam. Loved son of Gav* and Lucy* Cameron. Loved son-in-law of Koa* and Angus* Campbell. Loved brother-in-law of Judith and Willy Crawford. Loved brother and brother-in-law of Neville* and Margaret, Alan and Karin, Gil and Marilyn Campbell, Bill* and Betty Campbell, Bob* Campbell and Adair* Joiner. Loved uncle of all his many nieces and nephews.
“Crusty old Buzzard Pain free at last”
A Memorial Service to celebrate Graham’s life will be held in the Te Anau Club, Pop Andrew Drive, Te Anau, on Saturday, October 5 at 2.00pm. In accordance with Graham’s wishes, a private cremation has been held. In lieu of flowers, donations may be left at the service for Fiordland Medical Practice. Special thanks to all staff at the Medical Centre and the district nurses for all the loving care to Graham during his long battle. Messages to PO Box 236 or 67 Mokonui Street, Te Anau 9600. (*denotes deceased)
CROWE, Desmond Terence (Des). MBE, JP
Loved husband of the late Eileen (nee O’Donnell), and father of Marie, Pauline, Denise and Tim; and their husbands and partners Rod, Tony and Cris. He was a very loved grandfather of Xavier, Tyrone, Bridie, Shannon, Jessica, Gabriel, Pablo, Bradley and Patrick, and great-grandfather of Te Taonga and Goldie. Des was a highly regarded uncle, brother-in-law, friend and colleague of many. Des’s funeral will be held at Christ The King Church, Burnside, Christchurch, on Wednesday, October 2 at 1.30pm.
‘May the road rise up to meet you and the wind be at your back. Until we meet again, may God hold you in the hollow of his hand’.
FRASER-FEARN, Debra Ann.
Passed away peacefully at Hospice Southland on Sunday, September 29, 2019, aged 38. Loving partner of Cyril Fearn. Loved Mother of Alisha, Ryan, Tyrone, Cody, Dylan, Harley, Tennesse, Dakota, Dantay. Loved daughter of Keith and Margaret Fraser. Dearly loved sister, sister-in-law, Aunty, and loved granddaughter of Janet. A service for Debra will be held on Wednesday, October 2, at 10.30am, J Fraser and Sons Chapel, corner Esk and Doon Street, Invercargill. Messages may be sent to 7 Brooke Street, Invercargill, or to Debra’s tribute page at frasersfunerals.co.nz/tributes
SMITH, Stuart James.
Loving son of James* and Anna* Smith. Loved brother and brother-in-law of Ethel* and Bill* Kelly, Mary* Smith, Ruth* and Arthur Campbell. Loved brother-in-law of John* and Carol Burns. Loved and respected uncle of all his nieces and nephews.
SMITH, Stuart James.
Aged 91 years, of Wendon Valley, Pounawea, Gore. Passed away peacefully on Friday, September 27, 2019, at Southland Hospital. Adored and loving husband of Betty (nee Burns) for nearly 65 years. Devoted and loving father and father-in-law of Evelyn Paterson, David and Elizabeth Smith, Jennifer and Darryl Branthwaite, Pamela Graham, Raewyn and Neil Miller, Peter and Lisa Smith. Treasured Grandad of Jonathan and Carlene, Timothy, Stuart and Jess; Anna and Tim, Emily, Laura, Katrina and Charlotte; Matthew and Daniel; Claire; Jessica, Mark and the late Rebekah; Simon and Zoe, and loved Great-Grandad of Kayleigh and Joshua.
“Resting peacefully ready to meet his Lord and Saviour”
Stuart’s family appreciate and acknowledge all the loving care he has received at Windsor Park Care Home, Gore, over these past 2 years. A service of thanksgiving for Stuart’s life will be held in the Calvin Community Church, Robertson Street, Gore, on Wednesday, October 2, at 1.30pm, leaving thereafter for the Waikaka Cemetery, arriving approximately 3.45pm.
TOHIARIKI, Sonya Stacey.
Suddenly on September 26, 2019; aged 72. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Temana and Maria, Juan and Lyiza, Tracey and Phil, and Manuel. Adored nana and great-nana. Loved sister and sister-in-law of Tony* and Ngaire, Denise*, Terry and Helen, Fiona and Steve, Michael*, Brendan*, and Vienna. Loved by all Tohiariki and Kotuhi whanau and all her nieces and nephews. A service to celebrate Sonya’s life will be held in the Avenal Park Chapel, 75 Fox Street, Invercargill on Wednesday, October 2, at 1.00pm. Private cremation to follow. Messages to 220 Regent Street Invercargill 9812. (*denotes deceased) avenalpark.co.nz
WASON, Catherine (nee Robertson).
On Saturday, September 7, 2019, Catherine ended her journey peacefully surrounded by her family. The family wish to acknowledge and thank the dedicated team at Ellesmere Hospital. Donations can be made to any Hospice Branch. A Memorial Service will be held at The Cabbage Tree, Otatara, Invercargill, on Saturday, October 5, 2-4pm. Rachael and Lockie wish to thank the wider family and close friends for their support.
WOODLEY, Hazel Isobell.
Mum passed away peacefully at Peacehaven Invercargill on September 28, 2019. Aged 95. Loving mother of Bob (Hervey Bay, Australia), Betty and Alister Clay (Queenstown), Keith (Pukorokoro Miranda Shorebird Centre), Brian*, and Graeme and Gwen (Christchurch). Loved grandma and great-grandma. Second daughter of Gert* and Lewis* Herman; her siblings Ivan* and Flora*, Eric* and Else*, Jack* and Lily*, Mary* and Ivan* Jones, Bill*, Louie and Jim* McIntosh, Fred* and Violet*. Loved by her many nieces and nephews. A service for mum will be held in the Peacehaven Chapel, 498 Tweed St, on Wednesday, October 2, at 1.30pm. Private committal to follow. Donations for activities fund for Peacehaven Residents would be greatly appreciated. Messages to B Clay, 30 Cedar Drive, Kelvin Heights, Queenstown 9300 or [email protected] (*denotes deceased) avenalpark.co.nz