Funeral Notices – Saturday 11th January
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EDMONDSTON, Margaret Ida.
(Beloved music teacher)
Peacefully at Ascot Care Home, Invercargill, on Thursday, January 9, 2020: aged 87 years. Much loved daughter of George* and Flora*, loved sister and sister-in-law of Audrey* and Clarrie* Hodgson, Ronald* and Jennifer, Brian* and Audrey, and Keith*. Loved and cherished aunty of Liz, Tony, Philippa, Stephen, Jane, Mark, Peter, and David. Loved cousin of Wendy and Murray Oats, and Jim Edmondston. A service to celebrate Margaret’s life will be held in the First Presbyterian Church, Tay Street, Invercargill, on Tuesday, January 14, 2020, at 1.00pm. Interment to follow at the Eastern Cemetery, Invercargill. Messages to 89 St Andrew Street, Invercargill 9810. avenalpark.co.nz
HEWSON, Geoffrey Alexander.
Of Cromwell (formerly of Gore), passed suddenly on January 8, 2020 at Cromwell. Dearly loved husband of Catherine, devoted father and father-in-law of Darren and Claire, Joline and Blair Wilson, special grandad of Holly and Henry, Amelie and Stanley, loved brother and brother-in-law of Barry and Jacqueline, Cherryl and Ben Caradoc-Davies. A service to honour Geoff’s life will be held in The Cromwell College Auditorium, Barry Avenue, Cromwell, on Tuesday, January 14, at 1.30pm, followed by an interment at The Cromwell Cemetery. Messages to: 5 Matthews Crescent, Printers Bay, Cromwell 9310.
Cared for by Affinity Funerals.
McCARTNEY, Rayna Margaret (nee Weeds).
On January 2, 2020, surrounded by family at Christchurch Hospital. Loved wife of John, loved and adored mother of Janine, Allan and his wife Raelene, and Janine, treasured nanna of Spencer. Loved and cherished by all her family and friends. Special thanks to the doctors and the team of Ward 15, Christchurch Hospital for your kindness and care of Rayna. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Rayna McCartney, PO Box 29221, Riccarton, Christchurch 8440. A private funeral service has been held.
McLACHLAN, Lorna Elaine.
Peacefully, on January 9, 2020, at Clutha Views Lifecare, Balclutha; aged 85 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Cliff, a loved stepmother and mother-in-law of Wynston and Wynette, Russell and Philippa, a much loved Grandma of all her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and a loved aunty to all her nieces and nephews. Lorna’s family would like to thank staff from Clutha Views Lifecare for all their wonderful care of Lorna over the past year. A funeral Mass will be held for Lorna on Wednesday, January 15, at 1.00pm, in St Mary MacKillop Catholic Church, Gordon Street, Balclutha. Interment will be held at the Clinton Cemetery at approximately 3.45pm. Messages C/- Russell and Philippa, 13 Clearview Street, Wanaka 9305. Doug Nesbit Funeral Services Ltd Balclutha & Milton
McLACHLAN, Lorna Elaine.
Loved aunt of Joyce and Roger (Dunedin).
“Always fondly remembered”.
MOESMAN, Hendrika Cristina (Rita).
Rita passed away on January 2, 2020, at Peacehaven Rest Home. Dearly loved wife of John. Loved mother of Jim and Joanne (ChCh), and Rob and Leah (Invercargill). Loved Oma of Adam, and loved Great-Oma to Isla. A private cremation has been held at Rita’s request. We would like to thank Peacehaven and Southland Hospice staff for their continued support and guidance. Messages to The Moesman Family, c/o 543 Tay Street, Invercargill 9810. avenalpark.co.nz
STEVENSON, Yvonne Jane.
Passed away on January 9, 2020, aged 77 years. Loved wife of the late Gordon, mother of Jan and Pete, Tracy and Gren, and Brent, treasured nan of Hayden, Garreth, Stephanie, Tyla, Brooke, Lauren, Maximus, and Morgen, sister of Margaret (Perth), and the late Lorraine, a much loved sister-in-law, aunt, extended family member, and friend. Messages may be addressed to: The Family of the late Yvonne Stevenson, c/- PO Box 39001, Burnside, Christchurch, 8545. In lieu of flowers donations to Nurse Maude Association would be appreciated, and may be made at the service. A private cremation has been held. A Memorial Service to celebrate Yvonne’s life, will be held in our Westpark Chapel, 467 Wairakei Road, Burnside, Christchurch, on March 13, at 2.00pm.
TAURIMA, Jacqui Moana. In Perth Australia, on 31/12/19, aged 46 years. Beloved partner of Dion and dearly loved mother of Tihema and Miyah. Cherished daughter of Denise Wyeth and the late Tony Taurima and dearly loved sister of Reirani. A service to celebrate Jacqui’s life will be held in the Avenal Park Chapel, 75 Fox Street on Sunday, 12th January at 1pm. Messages to 18 Dublin Street, Invercargill 9810. avenalpark.co.nz
TURIPA, Tunisia (Tuni).
Surrounded by all her loved ones, mum and nan, our totara, peacefully left us to be with her beloved late husband John, and her dearly missed late son, Manuera. Dearly loved mum and nan of all her tamariki and moko’s. We will be taking Nan back to Ruatoki, Ohotu Marae, Ngahina Road, then on to Tuhua Urupa for burial. Messages of condolences/sympathy to 9 Bristol Street, Mataura 9712.
WEARING, Robert John.
On December 29, 2019, aged 83. Loving friend of the late Winnie, father of Allanah and Samantha, grandfather of Tony and Jenna. Messages of condolence may be sent to 80a Herriot Street, Richmond, Invercargill 9810.
Ten years tomorrow.
We hold you close within our hearts,
And there you shall remain,
To walk with us throughout our lives,
Until we meet again.”Remembered with love”- Stewart, Roslyn, Hamish, and families.
McDOWALL, Fleming Wilson.
Carolyn, Gordon, Robert, David, Ross and families wish to sincerely extend their thanks to everyone involved for their expressions of sympathy, love and support in the loss of a dearly loved father, father-in-law, grandad and great-grandad. The messages, cards, letters, visits and flowers are very much appreciated. To the staff of Cargill Lifecare & Village, thank you for the care and kindness shown to Fleming during his stay with you. To the team at Winton & Districts Funeral Services, your guidance and care is appreciated. Thanks also to the Winton Presbyterian Parish and everyone involved who helped farewell Fleming. Many thanks to all those who attended Fleming’s service. Please accept this as a personal acknowledgement of our heartfelt gratitude to you all.
The life of one we love is never lost……
Its influence goes on through all the lives it ever touched.
The family of the late Dorothy Taylor, would like to express our sincere thanks and appreciation to those who offered messages of support and sympathy at the time of our loss. We have been truly touched by all of those that have shared their special stories of Dorothy’s life. Bill, Alison, David and their families appreciated the fellowship and kindness shown by you all, and acknowledge the effort made by many in travelling to and attending the funeral. We especially wish to thank the staff of Bupa Lake Wakatipu Care Home, Abbeyfield Queenstown, and the Queenstown District nurses, all of whose care and support enabled Dorothy to enjoy her last years.
“Give to others
and God will give to you”
Please take this as a personal acknowledgement as we are unable to thank everyone individually.