Funeral Notices – Saturday 10th August
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FITZGERALD, David Charles (Dave).
Suddenly on August 7, 2019, aged 58. Dearly loved husband of Debbie, loved and adored dad of Anna and partner Anthony, and Cameron and partner Alana. Dearly loved son of the late Charles and Joy, dearly loved youngest brother of Joan and Lauren, Jim and Sue, Brian and Penny, Maree and Brian, the late Shirley and Ron, Marg and John, and Kathy and the late Bill. Dearly loved son-in-law of Heather and Don, much loved brother-in-law of Kathy and Roger, and a loved uncle of his many nieces and nephews. A funeral service for Dave will be held at St Thomas Church, Mountain View Road, Timaru, on Friday, August 16, at 12.30pm, followed by interment at Temuka Cemetery. Messages to The Fitzgerald Family, C/- PO Box 772, Timaru, 7940. Betts Funeral Services.
HANNABUS, John Charles.
(Aged 86 years). Passed away peacefully at Gore Hospital, on Wednesday, August 7, 2019. One half of Team Hannabus has gone on ahead. John was loved by his Sally – his wife of nearly 55 years, and he leaves behind his much loved daughters, Tracy (UK), and Lynn (Australia), and his son-in-law James Cherry. John was very proud of his second generation offspring, Max, Blane and India. He always felt a loved and welcomed Uncle John of his Balclutha family. As per John’s wishes, a private family Cremation has taken place. “Angler, gardener, jazz enthusiast and avid cryptic crossword solver.”
Much loved and sadly missed. Messages to 23 Milton Street, Gore 9710.
KEEN, Joan Mary.
In the loving care of the O’Byrne Wing, Rowena Jackson. Peacefully in the arms of her daughter, surrounded by her loving family, from Invercargill. Dearly loved wife of Len for 59 years. Loved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. As per Joan’s wishes, a private cremation has been held. Messages to 34 Lorn St, Invercargill 9810. avenalpark.co.nz
MacKENZIE, Marion Ruth (nee Lennon).
Of Waipahi. Surrounded by loving family on Wednesday, August 7, 2019, aged 80 years. Loved wife of the late John, dearly loved Mum, mother-in-law and Grandma to Mark and Margaret (Waipahi), Paula and Brad, Veronica, John and Sabrina, and Anna; Gary and Karen (Gore), Corina and Don, Lachlan and Scott; Chris and Haley (Queenstown), Alex and Molly. Thanks to Dr Chatterjee, nurses and staff at Southland Hospital. A farewell for Marion will be held in Calvin Community Church, Robertson Street, Gore on Tuesday, August 13, at 1.30pm. In lieu of flowers, donations to St John Ambulance. Messages to 511 Webb Road, RD 1, Gore 9771.
MACMILLAN, Mary Amond (nee Frame).
Passed away peacefully at home on August 5, 2019, aged 73 years . Dearly loved wife of Stewart. Cherished Mum of David and Heather (Orepuki), Karen and James Hodge (Invercargill), and Leanne and Paul Hannah (Dunedin). Adored Nana to Tayla MacMillan, Troy, Shaye and Jessie Morgan, and Maddy and Billy Hannah. Great-Nana to Bailey. Best buddy to Mr Harley. Loved by many nieces and nephews. At Mary’s request, a private cremation has been held. Messages to 39 Kelso Crescent, Invercargill.
Forever in our hearts.
“Fly free from pain”.
PARSONS, Raymond James (Ray).
Passed peacefully at Peacehaven on Sunday, August 4, 2019. Dearly beloved husband of Lyn. Loved brother and brother-in-law of Richard, Dot and the late Glennis. Loved uncle of James, Darryl, and Dianne.
“Special thanks to Hospice Southland & Peacehaven for their care of Ray”.
Loved son of the late Richard (Dick) and the late Winifred. As per Ray’s wishes, a private cremation has taken place. Messages to 23A Jenkins St, Invercargill 9812.
PULLEY, Beverly Margaret.
Passed away peacefully at Carter House, Te Puke, on Sunday, July 28, 2019. Loved wife of the late Archie. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Phillip and Diane, Kaye and Stephen Manson. Loved nana of Michael and Deanne, Carl and Alicia, Ashley and Monique, Bevan and Natalie, also great-nana of Jaxon, Taya, Brody, Breanna, Eli, Beau and Thomas. Loved sister and sister-in-law of Doris* and Bill* Bailey, Gladys* and Gerrard* Waigth, Jack*and Bessie* Boniface, Mavis* and George* Bremer, Hazel* and Les* Robinson, Vera*and Rex* Oliver, Rex*and Audrey* Boniface, Daphne* and Len* Johnston, Ruth and Gordon* McKenzie, Joyce* and Jim* Craig, Norman* and Betty* Boniface, Jim and Noelene Boniface, Sylvia and John Faithful. Loved aunty to all her nieces and nephews. A memorial service for Beverly will be held at J Fraser and Sons Chapel, Cnr Esk and Doon St, Invercargill, on Tuesday, August 13, 2019, commencing at 1.30pm. All correspondence to PO Box 11173, Papamoa, Tauranga 3151. Online tributes may be made to frasersfunerals.co.nz/tributes
SLOWLEY, Barry John. Peacefully in the loving care of Hospice Southland on Thursday, 8th August 2019 with his loving family by his side, aged 72 years. Dearly loved husband of Lynley and adored father and father-in-law of Janine, Katrina, and Emma and Megan. Loved son of Leonard* and Catherine* and brother of Kerry, and Denis. Loved son-in-law of Betty Adcock. At Barry’s request a private cremation has been held. Messages to 69 George Street, Invercargill 9810. avenalpark.co.nz
BUCKINGHAM, Thomas Herbert.
Barry, Rodney, Christine, Mark and Neville, together with their families, would like to acknowledge and thank the people who helped and supported us during the loss of our much loved father. To all the people who sent cards, flowers and attended Dad’s funeral, thank you very much for your kind thoughts and sympathy. It is appreciated by us all. A special thank you to all the lovely carers and staff at Peacehaven for your kindness and great care of Dad during his time there. Also to Liz Cheyne and Erin McCallum, a special mention for all you did for Dad, and everyone else who took the time to visit. Please accept this as personal acknowledgement to you all with thanks from the Buckingham and Crosbie families.
COSGROVE, James Conway (Jim).
Catherine Culling, on behalf of the extended Cosgrove family, would like to thank everyone for their messages of support. Special thanks to the management and staff of Rose Lodge Rest Home for their excellent care of Jim during his short stay with them, Murray and Rex Cosgrove, the Bluff Volunteer Fire Brigade for their Guard of Honor and final fire call, Bluff Bowling Club, and Lex Perkins for officiating at Jim’s service.
HARTSTONGE, Mary Ellen (Sister Lucia).
The Hartstonge family would like to sincerely thank those who supported us with their kindness and expressions of sympathy at the time of Mary’s death. Special thanks to Doctors James Ng and Philip White and the staff of Amity Health for their attentive care over many years, to Paula Ryan of Parkinson’s Otago for her support and to the staff of Dunrowan Wing at Ross Home for their compassionate care in the last three months of Mary’s life. We would also like to express our gratitude for the kindness and support of Richard Whitney and current and former staff of Mercy Hospital.
Stacy, Angela, Kent and extended family would like to acknowledge and thank all those that supported in varying ways through the tragic loss of Matt. We would also like to thank the Emergency Services and the team at Southland Hospital. A special thanks to Donna and the team at Avenal Park for your continued support. As it is impossible to thank everyone individually, please accept this acknowledgement as an expression of our deepest gratitude.