Funeral Notices -Saturday 11th April
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ADAMSON, Ross William:
Passed away April 7, 2020. Dearly loved husband of Fay. Loved father and father-in-law of Todd and Celeste. Loved brother and brother-in-law of Clive and Brenda, Barbara, Jan and Alex Holms. Loved uncle of all his nephews and nieces. Brother-in-law of Gordan and Murray Lobban (Christchurch). A private cremation has been held. A memorial service for Ross will be held at a later date. Messages to 23 Avon Rd, Invercargill.
HOUSTON, William (Bill, Willie):
On April 8, 2020, peacefully at Bainswood on Victoria, Rangiora, Christchurch, aged 72 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Bronwyn, very much loved father and father-in-law of Leeanne and Darrell, Michele and Alan, beloved grandad of Daniel, and Dylan. Special thanks to the staff at Bainswood on Victoria for their exceptional care of Willie. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late William Houston, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. In accordance with Bill’s wishes, a private burial will be held.
Passed peacefully, after a courageous battle with cancer, on Wednesday April 8, 2020, surrounded by her precious family bubble in the home of Sophie and Jim.
Dearly beloved wife of Neil, precious mother of Nairn, Aimee and Corey. Adored Grandma of Levi, Riley, Maiya-Jay and Brax. Cherished sister of Sophie and Jim, loved Auntie of Tara, Nathan, Rachel, Sarah and their families.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
The family would like to acknowledge Irene and Monica (Nardia and Sophie’s special sisters) for all the love you lavished on our much loved Nardie. Big thanks also to the Hospice – you were our sanity and such a blessing. Thanks to all those who supported Nardia’s journey in prayer. After having touched so many lives, Nardia will never be forgotten. Called home to be with her Heavenly Father. avenalpark.co.nz
LYNCH, Brian Francis (Beau):
On Sunday, April 5, 2020, in his 89th year, peacefully at Vickery Court Rest Home. Loved eldest son of John and Imelda (deceased). Brother and brother-in-law of Laurie (Christchurch), Tom (deceased), Michael and Gui Hau (Melbourne), Anne and Rod Jones (Nelson), Mary and John Kennedy (Christchurch), Philip and Lindsey (Ashburton), Eileen (deceased) and Jeff Thompson (Kumara), Chris (Invercargill), Peter (deceased), and a loved uncle and great-uncle to all his nieces and nephews. Loved cousin of Paul Pettit (deceased), and Anne Osborne (Cromwell). A memorial mass will be celebrated at a later date. Messages to Chris Lynch, 27 Chesney Pl, Invercargill 9812, or online at frasersfunerals.co.nz/tributes
McAULIFFE, Douglas Arnold:
6.7.1924 – 9.4.2020
J Force 2NZEF 630212
It is much regret that we advise the passing of our father, grandfather and great-grandfather, Douglas Arnold McAuliffe, in his 96th year, on April 9, 2020. He is now reunited with his most loving wife Cora, God bless them both. He will be missed by his family, Ken and Paula (Kingston), Hazel and the late Charle. (Kingston), Ian and Viv (Dunedin), Gary and Janine (Rotorua), Neil and Marian (Motueka), Christopher and Diane (Cromwell). His grandchildren and their partners, Sonia and Jason, Gavin and Claire, Kirk and Katie, Caillan, Jaimie, Emma and Carter, Hayley and Amy, and his great-grandchildren Jakob, Grace and Marty, Felicity, Mia and Esther. A service for our father will be held at a time when we are free of the lockdown that is with us now, this will be advised at a later date. Messages to K. McAuliffe, PO Box 56, Kingston, Otago 9748.
Goodbye my family, my life has passed I love you all to the very last
Weep not for me – courage take Love each other for Mum and Dad’s sake
For those you love don’t go away They walk beside you every day
– Dad Cared for by Affinity Funerals Central Otago & Lakes District F.D.A.N.Z.
McCOY, Wayne Joseph:
26.3.1957 – 28.3.2020
RNZN K21054. Beloved husband of the late Dianne McCoy (née Hirst). Father to Katrina Hunt (née McCoy) and the late Angela. Beloved Grandfather to Briedan and father-in-law to Robert. A private cremation has taken place and a Memorial Service to celebrate Wayne’s life will be held at a later date. All communications to The McCoy Family, PO Box 461, Rotorua 3040.
MOORE,Brendon William Thomas:
Passed away on Friday, April 3, 2020. Aged 39. Dearly loved son of Jill and Gerald. Loved brother and brother-in-law of Leesha and David. Loved father of Tyson, Ashlee, Halen. Loved uncle of Harrison, Olivia, Blake. Private cremation has taken place. Messages to 9 Beach Street, Waikouaiti.
WEASTELL Mary Lois.
Peacefully at home on Thursday 9th April 2020.Loved wife of David. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Alwyn and Glenna Weastell (Paraguay); Sarah and Steven Barber, and the late Bruce Glasier; Brent and Rebecca Coats; Davina Weastell; and Pauline Jenkins. Loved grandma of Sara, Mary, Victoria, Rebekah, Rachel, Isaac, Rachel, Caleb, Lydia, Elizabeth, Samuel, Bethel, Joshua, Annaliese, Brooklyn, and Zara. “Absent from the body, present with the Lord” 2nd Corinthians 5:8. A memorial service will follow at a later date. Messages to 645 Sparbush – Winton Road, RD 3, Winton.9783 or to Lois’s tribute page at frasersfunerals.co.nz/tributes
WEASTELL Mary Lois.
loved eldest daughter of the late Vincent and Victoria MacManus and a loved sister and sister -in-law of Eunice (Milton), and the late Elizabeth. Eldest grandchild of the John Edward MacManus clan.
GOLDEN, Trevor Templeton:
Miriam, Anita, Dave, Zac, Charlie and John wish to sincerely thank family, friends and neighbours for the kindness shown to us in the loss of Trevor, our dearly loved husband, father, father-in-law and grandfather. The lovely flowers, food, cards, phone calls and visits were very much appreciated. Thank you to everyone who helped with his service especially Lindsay and Evonne for making it so special and to all who who attended. We are grateful to all involved in his care during his illness. Please accept this as a personal and heartfelt acknowledgement to you all for the compassion and support shown to us in recent months.
“Those we have laughed with, learned from, leaned on and loved most, leave us
the very best memories.”
ORLOWSKI, Alison Marjorie:
Alison’s family would like to sincerely thank all those who supported us throughout Alison’s stroke and passing. To the Staff at Vickery Court, for the caring way they cared for our loved mum, grandma, and great-grandma over the past 6 years. To Gael for taking care of Mum’s hair, and going above and beyond, thank you. To everyone who sent cards, flowers and emails, and just being there during this very stressful time. To Lynley McKerrow for the beautiful graveside service, and to Nigel, Donna and the team at Avenal Park Funeral home, you have all made a difficult time more bearable. Also Doctor Ewan Adam, for his care and compassion to both Alison and the family. Please accept our heartfelt thanks for your love and support, Alison has finally “Gone home”. To anyone we have missed out, thank you to you all. Please accept our sincere thanks to you all.