Funeral Notices – Saturday 12th September

Sep 12, 2020

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ADAMSON, John Alexander:
Suddenly on Thursday 10 September 2020; aged 71 years. Dearly loved husband and best friend of Maureen, loved father and grandfather of Nic, Jess, and Sam (Australia), and Tony, Caroline, and Lewis (Queenstown), loved son of Nellie and Alex*, and brother of Eleanor (Masterton). A service to celebrate John’s life will be held in the Avenal Park Chapel, 75 Fox Street Invercargill on Sunday 13 September at 1.30pm. Messages to 109 Mary Street Invercargill 9810.

CAPIL, Janice Ida (nee Arnott):
Peacefully at home on Friday, 11 th September 2020. Loved wife of Bruce and dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Alastair and Lisa, and Sheryl and Andrew Stark. Loved Nana J of Cameron, Hannah, Emma, Nicole, Adele, and Hayley. A loved sister and sister-in-law of Ron* and Dawn, Peter and Thelma, Gay and Lance*, Stuart* and Lil, Peter, and Judith and Brian and a loved aunt of all her nieces and nephews. A service to celebrate Janice’s life will be held in the Avenal Park Chapel, 75 Fox Street, Invercargill on Tuesday, 15 th September at 1:00pm. In lieu of flowers,
donations to Hospice Southland would be appreciated and may be left at the service. Bruce and family would like to thank Dr. Taplin, Hospice Southland and Southland Hospital staff for their care of Janice. Messages to 19 Antrim Street, Invercargill 9810.

CARRAN, William James ‘Mick’:
458844 Corporal
Of Invercargill, aged 97. Passed peacefully on Wednesday 9 September 2020. Beloved husband of *Margaret. Dearly loved father and father-in-law of *Gay, Shona and Peter, Johann and Paul, Bridget and Brent, and step-father of *Bill and Noelene. Much loved ‘Mick’ of Alwyn. Much loved grandfather of Simon, Toby, Christopher, William, Jonathan, Oliver; Vicky, Mandy, and Shane; and all of his great-granchildren. A service for Mick will be held in J Fraser & Sons’ Chapel, cnr Esk and Doon Streets, Invercargill on Wednesday 16 September at 10am followed by interment at Eastern Cemetery. The service will also be livestreamed at frasersfunerals.co.nz/livestreams. Messages can be sent to [email protected] or to Mick’s tribute page at frasersfunerals.co.nz/tributes

CLARK, Kevin Joseph Reverend Father:
Loved and respected Priest of the Diocese of Christchurch. Passed away peacefully at Nazareth House, on Monday, September 7, 2020, aged 89 years.
Requiescat in pace
Requiem Mass has been celebrated under Covid-19 level 2 requirements, and Father Kevin was interred in the Priests Section of Memorial Park Cemetery. A Memorial Mass, to which all are welcome, will be celebrated when gathering restrictions are lifted. Details to follow.

EDMONDS, James Peter (Jim):
Peacefully on September 10, 2020 at Clutha Views Lifecare, with his loving family by his side, aged 86 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Patricia, much loved father and father-in-law of Michelle Maurice (Mosgiel), Phil and Judi (Omarama), Debbie and Paul Gouman (Greenfield), Greg and Sally (Dunedin), and a treasured Grandad of Tony, Kelly and Joe; Lucinda and Terry, Kirsty and Rodger; Leah, Tegan, Scott; Keaton, and Brenna, and Great-Grandad of Madison, Mason, Macsen, and Ruby. Loved brother and brother-in-law of Maree and the late Bob Way, Broday and the late Lois Edmonds, and a much loved uncle of all Patricia and Jim’s nieces and nephews.
Requiem Mass will be celebrated for Jim on Tuesday, September 15, at 1.30pm in St Mary MacKillop Catholic Church, Gordon Street, Balclutha, then leaving for the Balclutha Lawn Cemetery. Attendees will be limited to 100. Jim’s family would like to thank the staff at Clutha Views Lifecare for their wonderful care to Jim. In lieu of flowers, donations to Balclutha St John Ambulance would be appreciated and may be left at Jim’s service. Messages to PO Box 52, Balclutha 9240. Doug Nesbit Funeral Services 2020 Ltd

FRISBY, Douglas Thomas (Doug):
Passed away on Tuesday 8 September 2020, after a long determined battle. Adored, loving husband, soulmate and friend of Joan, a fantastic, loving Dad and father-in-law of Rede and Rachael, and Fowke and Nicole, a very proud and loving Poppa to Lucy, and James. Dearly loved brother and brother-in-law to Carol and Chris, also Chris and Chris, Roger and Janis, Joyce and Bruce, the late Al, and Peter, special uncle to all his nieces and nephews, a respected friend to extended family and all that knew him. A service will be held for Doug in the Avenal Park Chapel, 75 Fox Street Invercargill on Monday 14 September at 1.30pm, interment to follow at the Eastern Cemetery. Due to COVID this will be a private service with limited numbers able to attend, please advise of your wish to attend the service by texting the following number 02041557000 before 5pm on Sunday. If you wish to join the service via live stream please access the link provided
https://livestream.com/accounts/72885/dougfrisby, Messages C/- Avenal Park Funeral Home, P.O. Box 1345 Invercargill.

GILBERT, Kathleen Frances (Kathy):
Peacefully after a courageous battle, on Tuesday, September 8, 2020, at Southland Hospital. Dearly loved wife of Bill. Loved and treasured mother and mother-in-law of Leeann and Kelly Souter (Alexandra), David and Karen O’Docherty (Perth, Australia), Jody and Nigel Forbes (Lochiel). Dearly loved nana of Brittany and Hamish, Aleshia and Logan; Jodelle, Josh and Steph, Aaron and Nikita; Hannah and Trevor, Jackson and Dana, Mitchell and Millie, Brooklyn and Caleb. Loved great-nana of Takoda, Bailey, Addison, Ayla; Clare, Maci, Cooper and Luca. Sister and sister-in-law of the Braven and Gilbert families.
“When those we love become a memory, that memory becomes a treasure.”
As per Kathy’s wishes, a private service has been held. Messages to: Gilbert Family, PO Box 632, Invercargill.

LOW, Douglas John:
At Christchurch Hospital on September 10, 2020. Loved father and father-in-law of Diane Wilson and Warren Tayles, Jude and John Cresswell, Wendy and Nathan Findlay and Rebecca and Daryl MacDougall. Loved Grandfather of Laura and Cam, Aimee and Richard, Daniel, Alexandria, Hunter, Madeline and Charli and great-grandfather to his 6 great-grandchildren. Aged 74 years. A private family service has already been held. Messages to 96a Layard Street, Invercargill.

RIDDLE, Edward George Thomas, (Eddie/ Barney):
Peacefully at Southland Hospital on Thursday, 10 September 2020. Aged 90 years. Dearly loved husband of Peg for 65 years. Loved father and father in law of Sheryl and Graeme Kennedy (Tapanui) Kevin (Chch) Dale and Jill (Nelson) Adele and Geoff Palatchie (Blenheim) and Lisa and Brian (Gore) Cherished Granddad of his grandchildren and great grandchildren. A private family service has been held. Messages to F6, 74 Hokonui Drive Gore 9710 or to Eddie’s tribute page at frasersfunerals.co.nz/tributes.

Sinclair: Rev. Lorraine Beverly (Pastor Raine):
17/12/1948 – 11/9/2020, Lorraine passed peacefully in the early hours of Friday morning, in the care of the lovely staff at Southland Hospice. Lorraine has now gone home to be with the Lord she loves and her darling *Ernie. Lorraine is the eldest daughter of the late Bill and Jean Hooper, and much loved sister and sister in law of Gail and Tai Ellia. A very special Auntie of Glen, Teina, Gina and their families. Lorraine was respected and loved by her Liberty church family and will be sadly missed. A service to celebrate Lorraine’s life, will be held at the Liberty Christian Fellowship Church, corner of Tweed and Ethel streets, on Wednesday 16th September at 1.30. Private cremation to follow. Due to the COVID 19 situation the service is by invitation only. A memorial service dedicated to Lorraine will be held at Liberty at a future time, so all the church family can attend. Messages to 20 Ottrey Street, Clifton, Invercargill 9812.


HOMER, John Raymond (Ray):
Aged 90 years. Anne, Cath, Sue, Diane, Chris, Jane, Megan and families wish to thank our extended family and friends for attending Ray’s service. We greatly appreciated the flowers, cards, kind words, your company and food given to us. Special thanks to the team at Distinct Funeral Services, Fr Tony, Karen Ralston and the Waikiwi RFC for their wonderful contributions at the service. Thank you to the medical ward, the palliative care team and hospice for their kindness during Ray’s last days. A special thanks also to the District Nursing team who brightened his days up with their daily visits while at home. Please accept this as a personal acknowledgment of our thanks.

KING, Cheryl Jean (nee Carlaw):
28.04.1953 – 18.07.2020
Phil, Michael, Melanie and Tony, Avis, Rosslyn and Steve, Marie and Gary, Peter and Jannette, and grandkids Brooklyn, Maddison, and Allan, also Mary and Doug, Helen, and nieces and nephews. We sincerely wish to thank so many for their love and support with the loss of a beloved wife, mother and grandmother, sister, sister-in-law, and friend to many. Special thanks to Doctors and staff at Hospice Southland for the loving, compassionate care of Cheryl for the short time she was there, we would also like to thank the District Nurse and all those who helped Cheryl during her stay at home, especially Ruth, Jill, and all other neighbours. Thank you to everyone who visited, sent flowers and cards, and delivered beautiful food, we will forever be grateful. Thank you to Hamish, Ross, and Nicky from J Fraser & Sons for their amazing care and compassion, also to Ngaire Camerson for leading a lovely service for Cheryl. Thank you to all who came and celebrated Cheryl’s farewell with us, also to those who travelled long distances to attend. Please accept this as a personal acknowledgement. Thank you to you all.

MARSHALL, Robert Noel (Noel):
Cheryl Marshall and Wade, Brad Knowles, Gemma Miller and Kerran Graeve, and their families, wish to thank everyone who attended Noel’s service and sent cards, messages, food and flowers. Please accept this as a personal thank you.

McBRIDE, Patricia Bernadette (Trish):
March 9, 1934 – August 6, 2020
Trish’s family would like to sincerely thank everyone who sent cards, flowers, food and messages and those that attended the rosary and funeral mass. We acknowledge the thoughts of those that couldn’t attend due to Covid restrictions. Thanks to St John, the Cancer Society, Lumsden Maternity Hospital (ex) staff and the Southland Smallbore Association for the Guard of Honour. Special thanks to Nicky Harrison for her time, expertise and compassion and Dot Stevens for the visits and food. Averill and the staff at Winton and Districts Funeral Services, thank you for your compassionate care of Trish and support of our family. Please accept this as a personal acknowledgement of thanks to everyone who has and continues to support us.

McBURNEY, Alexander (Alex):
20.06.1920 – 05.08.2020
The family of the late Alex McBurney wish to extend their thanks for the support given at the time of the loss of our father, grandfather and great-grandfather. Special thanks to those that travelled to be with us and to our friends with the baking, flowers and visits. Thank you to the Lakes District Hospital Frankton, and to Hospice Southland, your care of Alex was exceptional. Thank you to Hamish and the team at J Fraser and Sons for your compassionate care of Alex and of his family. As many addresses are unknown, please accept this as a personal acknowledgement.

In Memoriam

BORLASE, Martyn (Horis):
In Loving Memory. 13 September 2009
A dearly loved husband, father, and friend.
Never far from our thoughts
– Love Keriann, Neve, and Wilson xx

HOOD, Diane Mary:
On September 12, 2014, we lost the most amazing lady, soulmate, wife, mother, grandmother, aunt, sister, sister-in-law and treasured friend to so many people, young and old. Diane was a very special and involved community member in the Wakatipu for over 50 years.
Those that we love don’t go away,
They are with us every single day.
Forever in our thoughts Diane, you leave so many wonderful memories.


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