Funeral Notices – Saturday 14th September
If you would like your lost loved one’s death / funeral notice or memoriam listed here, contact your funeral director for more information about this free service.
Your funeral director can also assist with the notice writing process, as well as other helpful services and advice during your time of need.
JOHNSTON, Rev. Judith (Judy).
Peacefully surrounded by family, on Thursday, September 12, 2019; aged 71 years. Much loved wife and best friend of Neil for 48 years. Cherished mother and mother- in-law of Joy and Brendon; Ann and Farrel; Roy and Leanne; Ian and Rebecca. Loved Grandma of Kimberly and Belinda; Keegan, Brooke and Ebony; Kayla; Caitlin and Haley. A service to celebrate the life of Judy will be held in J Fraser and Sons’ Chapel, cnr Esk and Doon Streets, Invercargill, on Monday, September 16, at 10.00am, followed by private cremation. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made at the service for Hospice Southland. Messages to 11 Galway Street, Invercargill 9810. Online messages may be left at frasersfunerals.co.nz/tributes
KNIGHT, Peter Lisle (Farmer) (previously Woodlands).
Died suddenly at his Otatara property doing what he enjoyed most – attending to his animals, on Thursday, September 12, 2019, aged 82 years. Loved second son of the late Mabel and Alec Knight (Woodlands). Loved brother and brother-in-law of Ben* and Shirley Knight (Ashburton); Averil and Straun* McLauchlan (Riverton); David and Angela Knight (Hong Kong); Jackie Knight (Invercargill); Sandra and Winton* Cassels (Lyttelton). Loved Uncle of all his nieces and nephews in New Zealand, Australia and Hong Kong. In lieu of flowers, donations towards Riding For the Disabled would be most appreciated and can be left at the service. A Celebration of Peter’s life will be held on Thursday, September 19, 1.30pm. Private Cremation will follow. Messages to 25C Clifton Street Invercargill. (*denotes deceased) Online tributes may be made on frasersfunerals.co.nz/tributes.
McDONALD, Kenneth (Ken).
Passed away on Thursday, September 12, 2019, at Longwood Care Home, Riverton, aged 93. Loved husband of the late Hellen. Loved father and father-in-law of Laurie and Annette, Kerry and Debbie, Dayle and Carl Sutton. Loved grandad to Ryan, Emma; Sam, Krystal; Kirsty, Aaron. A loved great-grandfather. Loved brother of Jean*, Joyce* and Flora. A farewell to celebrate Ken’s life will be held in J Fraser and Sons Chapel, cnr Esk and Doon Streets, Invercargill, on Tuesday, September 17 at 1.00pm. Messages to 131 Dunstan Road, RD 1, Alexandra 9391. (*denotes deceased) Online tributes may be left at frasersfunerals.co.nz
MILLS, Ernest Carlton (Peter).
Passed away peacefully at his home, Ernest Rutherford Retirement Village, Stoke, on September 11, 2019, in his 91st year. Much loved husband of the late Margaret. Loved father and father-in-law of Peter and Patricia, Richard and Susan, Elspeth and Don Everitt, and a much loved grandfather and great- grandfather. Messages c/- 171 Totara View Road, Wakefield 7095. In lieu of flowers, donations to Queenstown Lakes District Air Rescue Trust would be appreciated and may be made at bit.ly/ecmills1109 or at the service. A private family cremation has been held. A Memorial Service for Peter will be held at Tasman Bay Cruising Club, 11 Cross Quay, Port Nelson, on Friday, September 20, 2019, commencing at 10.30am. A further memorial service will be held in Invercargill at a later date to be advised
REEVE, Jody Lynn.
Suddenly on September 7, 2019. Aged 42 years. Dearly loved mother of Casey, Aeliza and Harmony. Loved daughter of Val and Denny, and sister of Greg and Paul. As to Jody’s wishes a private service for her has been held. Messages to 28 Jessie St, Mapua 7005.
Rest in Peace. mwfunerals.co.nz
RICHARDS, Dorothy Margaret.
Of Arrowtown, passed peacefully after a brief illness on September 12, 2019, at Dunedin Hospital. Dearly loved wife of Bob, cherished mother and best friend of Jeffrey (Melbourne), and loved sister of Valerie Booth (Darfield). Adored aunty of Rosalie, Andrew, Shannon, Jack and Sam. In lieu of flowers a donation for St John Ambulance Service may be left at the service. A service to celebrate Dorothy’s life will be held at The Arrowtown Bowling Club, 6 Hertford Street, Arrowtown, on Thursday, September 19, at 1.30pm, followed by an interment at The Arrowtown Cemetery. Messages to: PO Box 20, Arrowtown 9351. Cared for by Affinity Funerals Central Otago & Lakes District F.D.A.N.Z.
SOPER, Philip Leonard (Milo).
Peacefully, after a courageous battle at Clutha Health First, Balclutha, on September 12, 2019; aged 77 years. Loving husband and soulmate of Zena, loved father and father-in-law of Trudy, Corey and Janis, Davina and Pete, loved grandad of Sacha, Meisha, Abbey, and Clayton; Cameron, Ryan, and Brendan; Samarra, Olivia, and Jack. A service for Philip will be held on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at 1.30pm in the South Otago Town and Country Club, Yarmouth Street, Balclutha, followed by a private cremation. In lieu of flowers, donations to South Otago Cancer Society would be appreciated and may be left at Philip’s service. Messages to 38A Lanark Street, Balclutha 9230. Doug Nesbit Funeral Services Ltd
Balclutha, and Milton.
SOPER, Richard Ernest (Richie).
Husband of Ngaire Shirley Soper (née Kerr), resident of Windsor Park, Gore, passed away peacefully with family members at his side on August 8, 2019, whilst holidaying in Australia. There will be no service at this time.
STRANG, Kathleen May (nee O’Byrne).
With grief we say goodbye to our beautiful, loving and talented mother Kath. She will be sadly missed by her daughters Sarah and Jane, her grandchildren Rebecca, Reid, James and Teddy, her friends and the musical community.
There is one more angel in heaven and one more star in the sky.
Further details on funeral arrangements will be advised. frasersfunerals.co.nz
Formerly of ‘Hope Hill’. Peacefully on Wednesday, September 11, 2019, with her husband at her side, at Mossbrae Healthcare Mosgiel, aged 85. Dearly loved wife of John for 64 years. Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Donald and Jan, and Graeme and Karen. Loved Nana of Hamish; Olivia, and Cameron. A service for Jean will be held in Campbell and Sons Chapel, 95 Gordon Road, Mosgiel, at 2.00pm, on Tuesday, September 17, followed by private cremation. Messages to 1 Pembrey St, Brooklands Village, Mosgiel 9024.
ALLAN, Henrietta Mary (Rita).
Rita’s family would like to express our heartfelt thanks to all those who sent messages of sympathy, flowers and baking after the loss of a much loved sister and aunt. Thank you to all those who attended the funeral service and helped us celebrate the life of someone so very dear to us. A very special thank you to the staff of Clare House for their kindness and wonderful care of Rita during her stay there. Our most sincere thanks to you all.
“That best portion of a good woman’s life, her little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and of love” – William Wordsworth.
WALLIS, Daphne Mae.
Murray, Teresa, Marlene, Russell, Peter, Jenny and families would like to sincerely thank those that sent cards, baking, floral tributes and kind words of sympathy on the passing of our Mother and Granny. It was overwhelming. Special thanks to all the staff and carers at Resthaven for your respect and care and fun times given to mum. Thank you to Captain John Carpenter of the Salvation Army for your service and support. Special thanks to Kevin Hammond and his team for making a difficult time less stressful.
RAE, Olwen Frances.
08.02.1926 – 13.09.2018
Not a day goes past that we do not think of you and how blessed we were to have you in our lives. We miss you. God’s garden is richer for having you in it.
Love – Sarah, Malcolm, Ineke, family and friends.