Funeral Notices – Saturday 13th July
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BEASLEY, Raewyn Glendinning (nee Scott).
Late of Brown Street, Invercargill. On July 8, 2019 passed away peacefully, aged 79 years. Loved wife of the late Mervyn. Loved daughter of the late Gwen and Percy Scott. Much loved mum of Annette and Mark Hunt (Chch). Loved Nana of Renee, Cheree, and Delvin; Regan. Old Nana of Ordane, Nation, Race, Atlas, Carter, and Miley (All of Chch). Beloved sister of Noel and Linda Roderigue (Bluff), Andrea and the late Apu Teremoana (Dunedin), the late Geoffrey Roderique (Bluff), and the late Vicki Roderique. Mum passed away in the awesome care of Radius Care St Helena’s, 392 Barbadoes Street, Chch. Mum and Dad moved to Chch 11 years ago. The best Move ever for them. Got to see them every day. Awesome. Messages to 19 Pembroke Street, Avondale, Chch 8061.
COBURN, Kerry Rose.
Peacefully at home in Manapouri with her family by her side on Monday, July 8, 2019. Aged 62 years. Loved wife of Ken. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Fiona and Craig, Nathan and Selena, Ben and Nancy. Loved grandma and great-grandma of Allysha, Shanae, Fallon, Jesse, Rosie, Hunter, Lyon and Tane. Loved daughter of Beth King and the late Richard (Mac) McCready. Loved sister and sister-in-law of Leah and Murray, Fiona, Robyn and Garth, Dene. A loved aunty to all her nephews and nieces. As per Kerry’s wishes a private service has taken place. We would like to thank Dr Paula King and the team at Fiordland Medical Centre, Bernie and Lee – District Nurses, the staff of Hospice Southland for the compassion and love in the care you showed Kerry. To the many family and friends who have bought food, flowers and provided support to Kerry and all the family, we thank you from the bottom of our hearts. Messages to P.O. Box 10, Riverton 9847. mwfunerals.co.nz
COUNSELL, Joanne Rae (nee Smith).
Passed away on June 30, 2019, after an illness, in the care of Karadean Rest Home, Oxford. Loved partner of Grant. Dearly loved mother of Debbie and Maxine. A Memorial Service to celebrate Joanne’s life will be held on August 10, 2019 at 2.00pm in the Waiau Town & Country Club, Tuatapere. Messages to 105a Sullivan Avenue, Woolston, Christchurch 8023. avenalpark.co.nz
DIXON, Margaret Elaine.
Passed away peacefully on July 6, 2019. Dearly loved wife of the late Ron. Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Graeme (Dunedin), Elaine and Michael Westbury, and Alan and Karen (San Francisco). Beloved Nana of her grandchildren and great-grandaughter. A family service has been held. avenalpark.co.nz
DOWLING, Kevin Osborne (Ginge).
Died peacefully in Adelaide on July 8, 2019, aged 78. Loved father of Andrea and Mark, and Michael and Ming. Loved friend of Heather. Only son of Mona and Tom Dowling. Loved brother of Colleen Dawson and Patricia Brinsdon. Loved brother-in-law of Ken Brinsdon. Special uncle to his nieces and nephews. Special friend to Mike and Marion McNamara, and Ross and Bev McFadzian. Messages to 83 Elizabeth Street, Invercargill 9812 or 273 St Andrews Street, Invercargill 9810.
GOSTELOW, Derek Victor.
Peacefully at Peacehaven, on Wednesday, July 10, 2019. Dearly loved husband of the late Marlene. Loved brother-in-law of the late Ron and Dorothy Larby, and loved member of the extended Larby family. In accordance with Derek’s wishes, he has been reunited with Marlene at the Greenpoint Cemetery. The family would like to give warm thanks for the care given to Derek by the staff of Rowena Jackson and laterally at Peacehaven. frasersfunerals.co.nz
HARTLEY, Helen Maree.
Passed away suddenly in Australia at the Gold Coast Hospital on July 1, 2019. aged 71. Dearly loved wife and best friend of Doug. Loved and loving mother and mother-in-law of Jo-Ann and Mark Bermingham, Ricky Hartley and Cherie Johnson, Dean and Leesa Hartley, Shannon and Audrey Hartley. Much loved grandmother of Tim and Michael, Georgia, Torin, Flynn, Quade and Ivy, Brooke, Jason, Liam and Greta. Loved great-grandmother of Luke and Kahlie, Braxton and Haley. Loved sister and sister-in-law of Jill and Kerry White (Australia), Brian and Daisy Raue (Australia). Loving aunt to all her nieces and nephews. A private cremation has been held. Memorial details to be advised. Messages to 196 Chelmsford Street, Invercargill. 9810.
HENDERSON, Wayne James (Fossell).
It is with great sadness that I had to say goodbye to my best friend and great husband of 45 years, Wayne. Loving father of Scott and Emma and their partners Emah and Mark, and Pop to Mason, Freyja, Lily, Amelia and Ava. At Wayne’s request he has been cremated, but he would like all his and Diane’s friends to join together for a get together at the Ascot Hotel on Wednesday, July 17 at 2.00pm, for food, drinks and I am sure many fishing stories. Online tributes may be left at frasersfunerals.co.nz/tributes
LAWS, Helen Margaret (nee Robinson).
28 August 1934 – 12 July 2019
Deeply adored by her husband Keith throughout their 63 years of marriage. Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Michael and Cheryl, Diane and Bruce, Sue and Craig. A wonderful and loved grandmother of Cameron and Rebecca, Sam and Oliver, and Lucy, Zoe and Theo. The family would like to express their thanks to the staff of Charlton Ward, Windsor Park Care Home for their compassionate care of Helen during her illness. Funeral intimation to follow. Flowers respectfully declined. Messages to 8 Romney Place, Gore 9710.
NEILSON, Ronald Alek (Ron).
On Monday, July 8, 2019, at Walmsley House, aged 89 years. Loved husband of the late Gwen. Loved father and father-in-law of Graham and Alison, and Murray and Jan. Loved Grandad of Christian and Benjamin. Special thanks to the nurses and carers that looked after Ron at Walmsley House and Peacehaven. Special thanks to Tracie from RDNS for her wonderful care. As per Ron’s wishes a private family service has been held. Messages to 490 Racecourse Rd, Invercargill.
RAIT, Janet Nell (Jan) (nee Matheson).
On July 10, 2019, peacefully at Christchurch Hospital, surrounded by her family, aged 77 years. Dearly loved and cherished mother of Rachel, Marian, Scott, and Iona, much loved sister of Robert, John (deceased), and David, and loved by her many friends. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Jan Rait, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. In lieu of flowers, donations to Jan’s favoured charity, The Leprosy Mission New Zealand, would be appreciated and may be made at the service. A Celebration of Jan’s life will be held in the Linwood Avenue Union Church, 378 Linwood Avenue, Bromley, Christchurch, on Wednesday, July 17, at 2.30pm. Private cremation thereafter.
REECE, Albert Ernest John (Albie).
On Thursday, July 11, 2019, peacefully at home. Loved husband and soulmate of Joy. Loved father and father-in-law of Joanne and Paul (Perth), Wayne, Kaylene and Bernie, loved grandfather and great- grandfather of his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Loved stepfather and father-in-law of Craig and Jessie, Shane and Julieanne (Perth), Shari and Jamie (Perth), loved Albie of his step-grandchildren. Albie will be resting at home. A service for Albie will be held in the Southland Crematorium Chapel, Rockdale Road, Invercargill, on Wednesday, July 17, at 11.00am. Messages to 26 Enniskillen Street, Invercargill.
SCOTT, Betty Linder.
Peacefully at Resthaven Rest Home, Gore, on July 9, 2019. Dearly loved wife of the late Bob, much loved mother and mother-in-law of Stuart and Janey, Laurie and Bronwyn, Mervyn and Sue, Pauline and Miles McLaren, Kelvin and Lisa, and a cherished Grandma of all her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. At Betty’s request, a private cremation has been held. Messages to 8 Ann Street, Balclutha 9230. Doug Nesbit Funeral Services Ltd Balclutha, and Milton.
Patricia Margaret (Pat):
Passed away on Thursday, July 11, 2019. Beloved wife of Gordon* Shields. Loved Mum and mother-in-law of Brenda and Bernie, Christine*, Barry and Jane, and Donna and Barry. Loved Nana of her 12 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren. A service to celebrate Pat’s life will be held in the Avenal Park Chapel, 75 Fox Street, Invercargill, on Monday, July 15 at 1.00pm. Mum will be spending her last days at her home. Everyone is welcome to come and say their last goodbyes. Messages to PO Box 1345, Invercargill 9840. (*denotes deceased) avenalpark.co.nz
BAXTER, Sheila Patricia.
Rex, Carol, Cecille, Anne, Paul and our families would like to thank everyone for their expressions of sympathy, cards, food and flowers, after Sheila’s passing. We would like to in particular acknowledge the wonderful care given to Sheila when living in her home at Takitimu Resthome and more latterly, at Ascot Bupa Resthome. Thank you to everyone who made a contribution towards the work of St John. Please accept this as a huge thank you from us all.
The family of the late Jim, wish to sincerely thank relatives and friends for their kindness, love and support, following the loss of a much loved husband of the late Noelene, father, father-in-law, Grandad and great-Grandad. A special thanks to the staff at Cargill Lifecare Rest Home, Lynley McKerrow for her lovely service, also all the staff at Avenal Park Funeral Home. Please accept this notice as an acknowledgement of our appreciation and gratitude.
GEANGE, Marc Blair.
Jackie, Renee and Brittany, Neville and Shirley, Aarron, and extended families would like to express their sincere thanks and appreciation to everyone for their kindness and support, visits, those who sent beautiful flowers, cards, food, phone calls and texts during the loss of our dear Marc. A special thanks to Mary and the Hospice who helped care for Marc and made it possible for him to stay at home. Thanks to J Fraser and Sons and Lynley McKerrow for helping us prepare and presenting Marc’s farewell. To those many people who attended Marc’s Service and helped us celebrate his life afterwards. Thanks to the Waikiwi Rugby boys and Tomo and Co for arranging and helping us organise his final tribute. Thank you for your love and continuing support. Please accept this as a personal acknowledgement and know that all the love and support we have received will never be forgotten.
JENKINS, Isabel Mary.
Harold and family wish to thank all who have expressed their condolences personally or by cards. As many addresses are unknown, please accept this as a sincere thank you.