Funeral Notices – Monday 7th January
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BLACK, Margaret Greig. Peacefully, on January 5, 2019, at Clutha Views Lifecare, Balclutha; aged 84 years. Dearly loved wife for 63 years of Robert (RAR), a much loved mother and mother-in-law of Ross, Robyn and Brent, Robert and Helen, Glenda and Linn, and a cherished Nana of Ross, Alastair, Sarah; Daniel, and Keisha. A service to farewell Margaret will be held on Wednesday, January 9, at 1.30pm, in the Owaka Memorial Community Centre, followed by a private cremation. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Owaka St John Ambulance would be appreciated and may be left at Margaret’s service. Messages to 4 Main Road, Owaka 9535.
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Balclutha and Milton
CAMPBELL, Kathleen Margaret (Kath) (née Young). Kath, formerly of Alexandra, passed away peacefully in Tauranga Hospital on Friday, January 4, 2019, aged 92. Dearly loved wife of the late Stan, and very much loved mother of John and Barbara (Alexandra), Jill and John Labudde (Tauranga), Diane (Dunedin), Ross and Gena (Brisbane). Much adored Nana of her 6 granddaughters and partners, and her 8 great-grandies. Special thanks to Cedar Manor Retirement Village and to Ward 3A Tauranga Hospital. A celebration of Kath’s life will be held at Elliotts Rosebank Chapel, 25 9th Avenue, Tauranga, on Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at 1.00pm, followed by private cremation. In lieu of flowers please consider donations to St John, PO Box 2387, Tauranga, or can be left at Kath’s service would be appreciated. A memorial service will be held in Alexandra at a later date.
CONNELL, Jean Alexandrina. Passed away peacefully in Adelaide, South Australia on Tuesday, January 1, 2019, aged 93 years, dearly loved wife of the late Keith Connell and previously the late John Racz. A dearly loved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother. Loved sister and sister-in-law of her New Zealand family, Bill and Gwenneth Officer (both dec), Eoin (dec) and Edna Officer, Margaret and George Greenfield (both dec) and Keith and Fay Officer. A special Aunty Jean to her nieces and nephews and their families. A service for Jean is to be held in Adelaide on Tuesday, January 8, 2019. Messages to 11 Hamilton Street, Invercargill 9812.
CRAWFORD, Bryan Ernest. Peacefully at Timaru Hospital, on Sunday, January 6, 2019, surrounded by his family, aged 80 years. Dearly loved husband and best friend of Jenny, loved and treasured dad of Donna and Barry Richardt, Karl (Bluff), James and Lisa (Gold Coast), Quentin and Luci (Invercargill), Nicola and Andrew Allan (Bluff), loved granddad (Pu) of Aaron and Cheyenne, and Justin; Liam, Rory, Brandon, and Keely; Kaitlyn; Samuel, and Hannah, and his great-grandchildren Addison, and Elsie. A Funeral service for Bryan will be held at St Thomas’ Church, Mountain View Road, Timaru, on Wednesday, January 9, at 11.00am, followed by interment at the Timaru Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Stroke Foundation would be appreciated and may be left at the service. Messages to the Crawford family, c/- PO Box 772, Timaru 7940. Betts Funeral Services.
DICK, Graham Stuart. Passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family, after a courageous battle, in Dunedin Hospital on January 4, 2019, aged 68 years. Dearly loved husband of Lynda. Dearly loved Dad of Rebecca and Nathan Keoghan, Matthew and Megan Dick, Karyn and Evan Madden, Meghan and Marcus Roy. Adored Grandad of Jack, Amelie, Hannah, Spencer, Kaitlyn, Lucy, and Elliot. Loved brother of Peter and Russell. Loved brother-in-law of Ken and Carole, Pauline and Doug, Brian and Jeannie and their families. In lieu of flowers donations for Dunedin Intensive Care Unit would be appreciated and can be left at the service. A celebration of Graham’s life will be held on Friday, January 11, at 1.00pm at the Ascot Park Hotel, Racecourse Road, Invercargill, A private cremation will follow. Messages to PO Box 5108, Waikiwi, Invercargill 9843. frasersfunerals.co.nz
MATHESON, Susan Eva (formerly Jones). Peacefully, on Friday, January 4, 2019, at Dunedin Public Hospital, aged 79 years. Loved wife of John Matheson (Alexandra) and the late Peter Jones, loved mother and mother-in-law of Craig and Jane Madison-Jones (Christchurch), Ants and Minna Ruski-Jones (Queenstown), and Penny Jones (Auckland), cherished grandmother of Georgie, Tom and William; Ruby, Axel and Ollie; Charlotte and Toby. A service to celebrate Sue’s life will be held on Friday, January 11, 2019, at 2.00pm, in St Peter’s Anglican Church, 1 Camp Street, Queenstown. Sue’s family wish to thank the staff at Dunedin Hospital for their wonderful care. Messages to 1 Old Golf Course Road, Bridge Hill, Alexandra 9320.
MTCHELL, Colleen Mary (nee O’Shannessy) (Late of Arrowtown) Passed away on the 4th January 2019 with loving family at her side, at Rowena Jackson Retirement village. Dearly loved wife of Brian for 52 years, love Mum of Darrell (Sydney), Katrina and Chris (Arrowtown), loved Nan of Katelyn, Bailey, Matthew. Loved sister and sister-in-law of Tom and Jan O’Shannessy, and Graham and the late Jenny (Winton), loved sister-in-law of Rena and the late George Calvert, the late Dave and Judy Mitchell, Joan and John Blomfield (Frankton), a loved aunty of all her nieces and nephews. A service to celebrate Colleen’s life will be held in the Avenal Park Chapel, 75 Fox Street, Invercargill, on Wednesday 9 January at 11.00am, interment to follow at the Eastern Cemetery. Colleen’s family would like to thank the staff of Rowena Jackson for all their care and support over the last three and a half years. Messages to 28 Centennial Ave, Arrowtown. avenalpark.co.nz
TROW, Tiki. Peacefully on the 4th January 2019 surrounded by his loving family. Dearly loved Husband of the late Lesley. Dearly loved Dad of Raema & Philip, Richard & Kerry, James, Jan & Aaron. Awesome Poua of Kori & Sancha, Jamie & Riki, Ethan & Peysha, *Sailor, Maia & Fabian, Aurora, Storm and Bosun. Cool Poua Tiki to Caleb, Meilah, Saxon, Shaniya, Tia-Rae and Poppy. Much loved Tik to Misty, Brad, Dyl, Matt, Zane and Tori. Dearly loved neighbour to Jane. Dearly loved son of *Cyril & *Iris. Dearly loved brother of Morry & Ann, *Jill, *Mason, *Nancy, Russell & Teresa. Dearly loved brother in law of *Huia, *Doug, Newton & Maudine. Dearly loved uncle to all his nieces & nephews. A graveside service for Tiki will be held at Greenpoint Cemetery 11am, Tuesday 8th January. Messages to 88 Marine Parade, Bluff. “Ka pai, ka pai, ka nui te pai” (*denotes deceased) avenalpark.co.nz
POPE, June Isabella. Loving memories, never forgotten. Fantastic wife and mother.
– Brian, Lindsay, Gregory and Malcolm.