Funeral Notices – Monday 3rd August
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BRUCE,Ronald Robert (Ron):
Peacefully at Calvary Hospital on Friday 31 July 2020, aged 92 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Eva Eleanor and loved father of Barbara, Pamela, Robert, Dianne, Lynley, Ivan, and their partners. Loved grandad and great grandad of many. A service to celebrate Ron’s life will be held in the Avenal Park Chapel 75 Fox Street Invercargill, on Thursday 6 th August at 10am. In lieu of flowers donations to St John Ambulance would be appreciated and can be left at the service. Interment to follow at the Eastern Cemetery. Messages to 145 Mavora Crescent Invercargill 9812. avenalpark.co.nz
FITZGERALD, Gary Michael (Fred):
Passed away suddenly at Dunedin Hospital on Thursday, July 30, 2020, in his 63rd year. Loved son of the late Phillip and Patricia Fitzgerald, and brother of Ash, and Kevin (dec). A dearly loved husband and best friend of Marjorie, a loved father, grandfather, and friend to many. A Service and celebration of Gary’s life will be held in the Avenal Park Chapel, 75 Fox St, Invercargill, on Thursday, August 6, at 1.00pm. Messages to 108 Martin Street, Invercargill 9812. avenalpark.co.nz
GARRICK, Roger John:
At Southland Hospital, after a short illness, on August 1, 2020. Dearly loved father and father-in-law of Jo and Eddie Gilliland, Kevin and Michelle Garrick. Loved Grandad of Jade, Mikala, Hannah, Nathan, Tiana, Connor. Messages to 31 Anne Street, Winton. The funeral service for Roger will be held at the Southland Crematorium Chapel, Rockdale Road, Invercargill, on Wednesday, August 5, 2020, commencing at 11.30am. Online tributes may be left on his tribute page frasersfunerals.co.nz/tributes
KILPATRICK, Ngaire Louisa (nee Holland): QSO, NZCM
Peacefully at Ngaio Marsh, Christchurch, on Friday, July 31, 2020, aged 90, surrounded by her family. Loved wife of the late Jack Kilpatrick, loved mother, mother-in-law and friend of Roger and Nola Kilpatrick, Debbie Costello and partner Chris Hemi, David Costello, Jill and John McNaughton, loved grandmother of Hamish, Kate, Amy, Megan, Jordan, Charlie, Tim, and Evie, great-grandmother of Bailey, Sophia, Cooper, Norah, and Eve. Loved sister and sister-in-law of the late Beverley and Quentin Kemp, Suzette and Stephen Battrick, and Bob and the late Maureen Smyth. Cherished aunt of her 9 nieces and nephews. Special thanks to the staff at Ngaio Marsh for their wonderful care. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Ngaire Kilpatrick, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. A Service to celebrate Ngaire’s life will be held in our Westpark Chapel, 467 Wairakei Road, Burnside, Christchurch, on Thursday, August 6, at 10.00am.
MILNE, Eleanor Gwendoline:
D St J, QSM, JP.
Passed away peacefully at Parata Rest Home, Gore, on Friday, July 31, 2020, in her 92nd year. Much loved by all her family, friends and nursing colleagues. Eleanor was a Dame of St John, member of Lions (Medal of Merit), life member of the Gore Pipe Band, member of Grey Power, held a Certificate of Merit Gore RSA and Certificate of Long Service Meals on Wheels. A service to celebrate Eleanor’s life will be held in Calvin Community Church, 25 Robertson Street, Gore, on Thursday, August 6, at 1.30pm, private cremation to follow. Donations may be left at Eleanor’s service for Hokonui St John Ambulance. Messages to 26 Henderson Street, Kingswell, Invercargill 9812.
MORGAN, Huhana Pokiri (nee Bradshaw):
10 April 1955 – 31 July 2020
Kaore te aroha ki toku kõkara,
Motumotu rikiriki ana e roto i ahau.
E, Me aha atu hoki te hinganga Kahurangi
Aue! Aue! Aue, taukiri e!
Kai te tini, kai te mano
Tenei a ngakau hotuhotu, a ngakau pakaru rikiriki
E whakamõhio atu nã ki a koutou
Kua riro atu tõ mãtau Kuia, tõ mãtau Whaea, a Huhana Pokiri Morgan
He kura o Te Arawa, he rei o Kãi Tahu
Ka tau tonu ki Awarua, takoto ai ki tõna marae ki Te Rau Aroha
With much sadness, peacefully, embraced in the loving arms of her darling husband Tame Morgan, our beautiful Hana passed away. Cherished and loved mother of Matangi*, Tiri (Irihapeti) and Taimona Panapa; Shane and Leanne; Mali (Maria) and Daniel Aerepo; Andrew and Jordan. Treasured Nanny of Te Wheturereata and Manaia; Mereana, Huhana and Himepiri; Jaedyn, Nevada and Tahli; Jordan, Thomas, Jamahl and Janayah; Manaia and Ali. Great-Nanny of Kayel, Amaya, and Rome. Potiki of Norman* and Ngawara* Bradshaw (nee Kereti); Matangi* and Tamaku* Whiti (nee Kereti). Daughter-in-law of Te Rako* and Daphne* Morgan (no Waikato). Precious baby sister and sister-in-law of Taare Hikurangi and Janice Smith; Erenora Hinewaa* and Matiu Kaio; Tamaku Miriama and Paul Whaitiri*; Ngawara Irihapeti and Nicol Gordon; Kataraina Ngamu and Watihana Eruera*; Rena Hineawhitia and John Daintith; and Maria Te Aranga* and Blackie Tini. Sister and sister-in-law of the Mokena/Onehi whaanau. Favourite Aunty and Nanny of all the Bradshaw and Morgan kids, and all their kids! Loved cousin, sister, colleague and friend. Hana will remain in the Bluff. The funeral service will be held at Te Rau Aroha Marae, cnr of Bradshaw and Henderson Streets, Bluff, at 11.00am on Wednesday, August 5, 2020. Hana will be lovingly laid to rest at Greenpoint Cemetery.
“Gone to her big sisters,
gone to her Boy”
E Whae e, haere i runga i te aroha, haere i runga i te põuritanga, haere,
okioki atu e!
O’CONNOR, Murray Andrew:
It is with much sadness that we announce the passing of Murray at home with his beloved family at his side, on Thursday 30 July 2020; aged 75 years. Dearly loved husband and soulmate of Judith, much loved and respected father and father-in-law of Grant and Liz, Mark (Harold) and Helen, and Jan and David (Hooter) Poyntz-Roberts, treasured grandad of Toni, and Josh; Jackson, and Teisha; and Connor, and Braden. A service to celebrate Murray’s life will be held in the Gorge Road Community Centre, Factory Road on Tuesday 4 August at 11.00am. In lieu of flowers donations to Hospice Southland would be appreciated and may be left at the service. Messages to 1722 Gorge Road Invercargill Highway RD 5 Invercargill 9875.
OLIVER, Jeanie Mcdiarmid:
Peacefully with family by her side at Southland hospital on Saturday 1st August 2020. Dearly loved wife of James. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Jimmy and Diane, Billy and Faye, Bob and Christine, Alan and Kathy, Ronald, Tony and Lynda. A loved nan and great nana of all her grand and great grandchildren. As per Jean’s wishes a private service will be held. Messages to PO Box 175, Riversdale 9744.
PHILLIPS, Robin Lloyd:
Died peacefully at home on the last day of July, aged 79 years. Dearly loved husband of Caroline, and much loved Dad of Gretchen and Mike, Melinda and Graham. Dearly loved grandad of Edie, Chris and Amelia; and a loved brother of Lynette and Delwyn.
Respected and loved
Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Robin Phillips, c/- John Rhind, 19 London St, Christchurch 8013. The funeral service to celebrate Robin’s life will be held in the Harewood Crematorium Memorial Gardens Chapel, entry from Wilkinsons Road, off Gardiners Road, Christchurch, on Thursday, August 6, 2020, at 11.00am.
ROBINSON, Douglas Richard (Doug):
Passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 1, 2020, at Hospice Southland. Aged 87 years. Dearly loved and devoted husband of Margaret. Much loved father and father-in-law of Elaine McEvoy and Russell Paterson; Jo and the late Grenville Robinson; Lyndal Robinson; Craig and Jackie Robinson; and Paul and Jill Robinson. Adored Grandad of Nick and Caitlin; Hannah, Elliot and Leah; Maggie and Isla; Eve, Scarla and Theo; and Great-Grandad of Niamh. Much loved son of Harry and Minnie Robinson*. Cherished brother of Irene*, Gibson*, Ayson*, Bill*, Pat, Fairy, Maureen and Gaye, and their families. Much loved son-in-law of Bessie and Jack Anderson*. Loved brother-in-law of Bill*, Hughan*, Isobel* and their families. The family would like to thank Medical Ward, Southland Hospital and Hospice Southland for the wonderful care and compassion given to Doug in recent weeks. In lieu of flowers, donations in Doug’s memory to Hospice Southland would be appreciated. The funeral service for Doug will be held on Wednesday, August 5, 2020, at J Fraser and Sons Chapel, Cnr Esk and Doon Sts, Invercargill, commencing at 1.00pm. Online tributes may be left on Doug’s tribute page at frasersfunerals.co.nz/tribute. His service may also be viewed via livestream at frasersfunerals.co.nz/livestream