Funeral Notices – Saturday 15th June
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APELDOORN, Patricia Violet (Patti).
Passed away after a long hard fought courageous battle on Friday, June 14, 2019, at Windsor Park Care Home, Gore. Dearly loved wife of the late Ben Apeldoorn. Deeply loved Mum of Jacqui (Oxford), the late Mark, Maxine (Timaru), Terrene (Timaru), Tasha (Gore). Much loved Nana of all her grandchildren and Oma of all her great-grandchildren. Funeral intimation later. Messages to 858 Waipahi Highway, RD 1, Gore 9771.
BUCHANAN, Elsie Elizabeth Esther.
Passed away peacefully on Friday, June 14, 2019, in the care of Rowena Jackson Retirement Village, aged 93 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Ian and cherished mother and mother-in-law of Lynn and John Frew and Albert and Lynda. Loved Grandma of Julian, Omea, Nicola, Lana, Michael, Erin and loved Great-Grandma of her 7 great-grandchildren. Loved sister and sister-in-law of Coral* and Jack* Anderson, Blake and Margaret McDowall and the Buchanan family. A service to celebrate Elsie’s life will be held in the Avenal Park Chapel, 75 Fox Street, Invercargill, on Monday, June 17 at 1.00pm. Messages to 36 Stewart Street, Queenstown. (*denotes deceased) avenalpark.co.nz
COKOJIC, Ellen Margaret.
Peacefully in the presence of family and friends in the care of Hospice Southland on Wednesday, June 12, 2019. Cherished wife of Drago for 43 years. Loving Mum of Tanya and Maya and mother-in-law to Brendan and Adam. Special Grandma to Mila, Nadia, Fenix and Marley. Loved sister and sister-in-law to Lorraine, Douglas and Karen, Maree and Ray. Loved aunty to all her nieces and nephews. R.I.P.
In lieu of flowers donations to Hospice Southland can be made at the service. Requiem Mass will be celebrated in St Mary’s Basilica, Tyne Street, on Wednesday, June 19 at 1.30pm, followed by a private cremation.
JENNER, Dylan Neil.
On Wednesday, June 12, 2019, at Invercargill. Aged 21 years. Loved son of Lynda and Mark Gray. Loved brother of Taylor and Emma. Adored grandson of Marilyn and the late Neil Jenner. Loved nephew of Jason and Vanessa Jenner. Loved cousin of Bradley and Adam. Loved friend of Kelly and Teigan. A service to celebrate Dylan’s life will be held in J Fraser and Sons Chapel, cnr Esk and Doon Streets, at 2.00pm, on Wednesday, June 19. Private cremation to follow. Messages to 17 Rosewood Drive, Invercargill. frasersfunerals.co.nz
PADGETT, Graeme Rodney.
Peacefully with family by his side, at Southland Hospital on Tuesday, June 11, 2019. Loved husband of Lynette (Lynn). Loved dad, father-in-law and granddad of Lyndon, Lynette and Mia. Corinne, Nathan and Tate. As to Graeme’s wishes a private service has been held. Messages to The Padgett family, PO Box 632, Invercargill 9810. mwfunerals.co.nz
SPEDEN, Norman Thomas.
Passed away peacefully at Windsor Park Care Home, Gore, on Sunday, June 9, 2019, aged 87 years. Much loved husband of the late Noelene (nee Shields), and the late Shirley Price, much loved father and father-in-law of Joanne and Mike, Athol and Liz, Karen and Gary, loved and cherished Grandad of Rhys, Emma, Ben, Shane, Chris, Arron and Shauni and great-Grandad of Brye. Treasured stepfather of Kerry, Julie, Gayle, and Laura Price. Loved brother of the late Doug and late Shirley, and Ian and Robyn. Grateful thanks to Windsor Park nursing staff for the care of our father. A memorial service will be held at Southern Funeral Home Chapel, 106 Hokonui Drive, Gore, on Sunday, June 23, at 1.30pm. No flowers please. Communications c/- Southern Funeral Home.
TREWEEK, Joy (Runa Joy). June 27, 1921 – June 11, 2019
Peacefully in her sleep in the care of Peacehaven. Beloved wife of James Oliver (Jim) Treweek*. Loved sister of George*, and Ian* McKnight. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Ian and Maxine Treweek; Lesley Treweek and David Pay. Respected Grandmother of Cameron Treweek and Natalie Smith (Gisbourne), Lloyd and Catalina Hook, (London U.K), Elliot Denby (Melbourne) Lisa Hook and Wayne Torrey (Invercargill), Viv Treweek and Kaylene Reid (New Plymouth), Bruce Hook and and Mary Martin (Denver Colorado), Emma and Robert Jarman (Invercargill), and a much loved great-grandmother of her great-grandchildren. The funeral service for Joy will be held at J Fraser and Son chapel, Cnr Esk and Doon St, Invercargill on Saturday, June 15, 2019, commencing at 11.00am. Her interment will follow at Eastern Cemetery. Messages to 65 Wilton St, Invercargill. On line tributes may be left at (*denotes deceased) frasersfunerals.co.nz/tributes
GIBBS, Leonard Louis.
Lorraine, Leonie and Family wish to thank all those who attended Louis’s farewell, especially everyone who travelled long distances, all who sent cards, flowers, food and those who paid tribute at Louis’s service. Special thanks to the ladies of the Fire Brigade and Millers Flat community for the lovely afternoon tea and to the Millers Flat Ettrick Fire Brigade for helping to make Louis’s farewell so special. A big thank you to Kim for her love and kindness. Please accept this as a personal thank you. “Gone fishing”
HARTLEY, Linda Marion.
Brian, Allister, Lindsay and Helen wish to sincerely acknowledge everyone for all of the messages, flowers, food and visits at the time of mum’s passing. A loved mum, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother. It was a privilege to share our memories at mum’s farewell. A special thank you to Rowena Jackson and Vickery Court who took care of mum with respect and dignity. To Avenal Park Funeral Services and celebrant Lynley McKerrow, thank you for your caring and professional manner. Please accept this as a personal acknowledgement to you all.
HUYNH, Tri (Wong). 02.02.1949 – 07.06.2019
Ba and family wish to acknowledge and sincerely thank all those who have provided love and support. Your thoughts and messages, flowers, the supply of baking and food and personal visits have all been greatly appreciated. We would like to acknowledge Rachael from J Fraser and Sons for her empathy and guidance. A special thank you to all those that travelled to attend Tri’s service. Your love, kindness and support are greatly appreciated.