Funeral Notices – Saturday 16th May

May 16, 2020
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BOOTH, Allan Douglas:
Isabel, Karen, David and Graham and their families would like to thank everyone for the kindness and support we received when Allan passed away. Special thanks to the Winton District Nurses for the care shown to Allan while he was at home. Thank you to his shower ladies for their help. Thank you to everyone who attended the funeral especially the many people who travelled long distances to be with us and to farewell Allan, your presence was greatly appreciated. Thank you to those who visited, sent flowers, cards, and food. Thanks also goes to Donna from Avenal Park Funeral Home and to Raewyn
Black for taking the service. Please accept our heartful thanks for every kindness and help you have given us, it helps ease the pain of losing a wonderful man who meant the world to us. Please accept this as our personal acknowledgement.

BYARS, Geoffrey Langley (Geoff):
Peacefully at Windsor Park Care Home, Gore, on Thursday, May 14, 2020, aged 73 years. Dearly loved husband and friend of Shona (nee Glennie), loved father and father-in-law of Clodagh (Dunedin), Jacqueline and Brendan Terry (Gore), Sean and Gabrielle Byars (Melbourne) and loved O.B. (Grandfather) of Jude and Maxwell; Ethan and Zachary. Loved brother and brother-in-law of John* and Lorraine Byars, Tony and Lois Byars, Rodney Byars, Chris Byars, Susie Byars, Alethea* and Ashley Glubb, Bruce and Helen Glennie, John and Sue Glennie, and Anne Glennie, and loved uncle of all his nieces and nephews, and good friend to many.
“May the wind be under your wings and fly free”
Geoff’s family would like to thank the wonderful staff at Windsor Park for their care, especially during Level 4 lockdown and in Geoff’s final days. Due to Covid-19 restrictions a private family celebration of Geoff’s life will be held next week at Southern Funeral Home, Gore. Messages to 2 Traford Street, Gore 9710 or phone (03) 208 0914.
(*denotes deceased)

CLOUGHLEY, Constance May:
(Connie) (nee Lloyd): Passed away peacefully at Southland Hospital Wednesday 13 th May in her 97 th year. Dearly loved wife of Irwin* and loved mother of MaryvCondon (Ranfurly) & Gay McNaughton (Brisbane). Loved Gran of Jamie & Ashlyn, Iain, & Allan McNaughton. Loved step-mother of Coral* & Don* Jackson (Timaru) and Alwynne* & Mac* McCoubrey (Christchurch). Loved Gran of Glenda & Lindsay, Ken & Jan, Raewyn & Richard, Barry & Barbara; Ross & Shelly, Bruce & Nicci, & Neil. Also loved by her many great & great great-grandchildren. Due to Covid-19 a private cremation has taken place and a memorial service will take place at a later date. The family wish to thank the staff of Ascot Care Home for their special care of Connie over the last 8 months and the staff on the Medical Ward, Southland Hospital for making Connie comfortable in her last couple of days. (*Denotes deceased). A very special thanks to Trish Henderson for comforting Connie towards the end. Messages can be sent to 26B Claremont Street, Ranfurly 9332. “We cannot stop the hands of time or live again the past, but we will love and think of you as long as time will last.” avenalpark.co.nz

DAVIDSON. Douglas Stuart (Doug):
Born Aberdeen Scotland 21/12/1931. Surrounded by his loving family at home in Invercargill, on Monday May 4, 2020. Loved husband of Anita. Dearly loved and cherished father and father-in-law of Louise Davidson-Nunns and Steve Nunns. Dearly loved and respected grandfather of Raymond Davidson-Nunns. Dearly loved brother and brother-in-law of Sheila and Stanley*Matson, Ian and Isobel Davidson (Aberdeen) and Marjory and Ian MacKay (Insch Aberdeenshire). Loved brother and brother-in-law of Norma*and Dick* Turner, Maynard*and Colleen* Wilson, Florence* Henderson, Raymond*and Patricia Wilson and Yvonne* and Jimmy* Edwards. Loved by all his nieces and nephews in Scotland and New Zealand. Missed by his wee dog Millie. FOREVER IN OUR HEARTS A private service will be held on Thursday May 21 in Invercargill. Please email Louise and Steve at [email protected] if you wish to attend. Due to Covid 19 numbers are limited. Messages to 31 Lyon St Invercargill 9810 or to Doug’s tribute page at frasersfunerals.co.nz/tributes

DOESBURG, Justina (Jetty):
On May 14, 2020, at WesleyCare, in her 93rd year. Dearly loved wife of the late Tom, much loved mother and mother-in-law of Robert and Shaoli, Veronica and Nigel, Paul and Carole, Anthony and Anna, and Justine and Stephen. Loved Oma of Tom, and Stef; Nika, Matt, Hamish, and Justine; Nicholas, Michael, Julian, and Lex; Francis, Max, and Tilly; Eddy, and Vinny. Loved great-Oma of Eli, Sylvie, James, Max, and Hugo. Messages to the Jetty Doesburg family, c/- PO Box 26112, Christchurch 8148. In accordance with Jetty’s wishes, a private cremation has been held.

DUNCAN, Peggy Marlane (nee MacDougall):
It is with great sadness our family lost our beloved mother and grandmother, after a courageous and determined fight Peggy peacefully passed with family by her side on Thursday 14 May 2020; aged 74 years. Loved and cherished wife of Kerry*, loving mother and mother-in-law of Gary and Bethany, Ray and Karen, and Karyn Maree and Glenn, cherished grandmother of Georgia, Connor, Jordan, Bridget, Taylor, and Morgan. Dearly loved sister of Pam, Colin*, Roy*, Betty*, Beryl*, and Gordan* and their families. “Our family chain is broken and nothing seems the same, But as God calls us one by one the chain will link again”
In light of the current circumstances a private service will be held to farewell Peggy, you are welcome to be part of the service by viewing online at the address – https://livestream.com/accounts/72885/events/9132271 On Wednesday 20 May at 10:00am followed by interment at the Eastern Cemetery with her beloved Kerry. Message to 42 Arthur Street Invercargill. avenalpark.co.nz

FINNEGAN, Frank:
On May 12, 2020, Frank passed away peacefully at Rowena Jackson Retirement Village, Invercargill. Loved brother and brother-in-law of Helen and the late Graham Mullally. Beloved uncle of his nieces, nephews and extended family. Our grateful thanks to the staff of Rowena Jackson for their loving care of Frank. According to Frank’s wishes, a private cremation has taken place. Messages to 52 Luxmore Drive, Te Anau. avenalpark.co.nz

GILCHRIST, Heather Rosa (formerly Low):
On Thursday, May 14, 2020, at Gore, after a short illness, aged 62 years. Loved partner of Marshall Beck, loved mother of Darren and Stevie, Scott and Stacey, loved step-mother and friend to many. A private cremation has taken place, with a memorial service to be advised later. Messages to 9 Anzac Street, Gore 9710.

HUGHES, Patricia Joy “Trish”:
Of Invercargill, aged 50. Passed away at home on Mother’s Day, Sunday 10 May 2020, with whanau. Adored mother of Stacy, Lavinia, and Lovey. Dearly loved Nan of Cairo, and Ngakau. A private service for Trish will be held. Messages can be sent to 205 McQuarrie Street, Invercargill 9812, or to Trish’s tribute page at frasersfunerals.co.nz/tributes

McKENZIE, Alister Wisely:
Formerly of Cannington, Rosewill and Geraldine. Alister passed away peacefully at Terrace View Retirement Village, Ashburton, on Saturday, May 9, 2020. Aged 97 years. Much loved husband and best friend of the late Shirley, loved father and father-in-law of Margaret (Maggie), and Stephen Elford (Clyde), Barbara and Keith Cameron (Lincoln), Joy McKenzie and Peter (Australia), and Fraser and Danielle McKenzie (Montalto). Dearly loved Grandad of Jessica Bain and Andrew (UK), and Doug Bain and Tracy (Christchurch), and loved Great-Grandad of Alexandra (UK) and Tui (Christchurch). A loved uncle of all his nieces and nephews. Many thanks to the staff at Terrace View Retirement Village for all their wonderful care and support. Messages to Barbara Cameron, 38 Kildare Terrace, Lincoln 7608. A private funeral service has been held for Alister.

MILNE, Hazel Lorraine (nee Clyma):
On Wednesday 6 May, in the Salisbury Wing at Rowena Jackson, Hazel peacefully passed away at the age of 80. Much loved wife of the late Bert Milne, loving and loved mother and mother-in-law of Annette, Peter and Sheila, Alan and Camille, Sue and Craig, Barry and Sonia, and Kris and a very proud grandmother of Grace, Georgia, Ruby, Millie, Betsy, Lewis and Tegan. Loved sister and sister-in-law of Gordon and Dawn Clyma, Pat and Jim Kissell, Margaret Clyma, Shirley and Bob McDowell, and the late Clyma and Milne siblings. A loving, kind friend and aunt. We wish to sincerely thank the special staff of Rowena Jackson for their love, kindness and compassion in caring for our mother over the past five years, particularly the Salisbury staff. Unfortunately, and in accordance with current Covid 19 policy, there are restrictions on how we can celebrate the life of our Mum and Grandma. There will a private funeral service for close friends and family. A live stream will be available for those unable to attend. You are invited to view the service on: frasersfunerals.co.nz/funeral-services/live-streams/ In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Society [email protected]
Messages may be sent C/- B & S McDowell, 71 Gladstone Terrace, Invercargill or to Hazel’s tribute page at frasersfunerals.co.nz/tributes.

SHAW, Margaret Dawn (nee Wishart):
Peacefully on Friday, May 15 2020 in the care of Rowena Jackson; aged 85 years. Dearly loved wife of Bruce*, a much loved mother and mother-in-law of Diane and Lloyd Wilson (Riverton), and Alan. Much loved Margaret of Sharleen, Michelle and their families. Loved sister and sister-in-law of Raymond* and Renee*, and Dorothy, Betty and Colin*, Coral* and Norman*. Sister-in-law of Berty* and Jean*, Wallace*, Arthur* and Mavis*, Lawrence and June, Margaret* and Murray, Graham* and Carol. A loved aunty of lots of nieces and nephews. In light of current circumstances, a private service will be held for Margaret, with the interment to follow at the Forest Hill Cemetery. A special thanks to all the staff at Rowena Jackson for their care and compassion shown to Mum. Messages to PO Box 38, Riverton. avenalpark.co.nz

WILLIAMS, Lesley:
Formerly of Invercargill and Liverpool. On May 4, 2020 at Hull Royal Hospital, aged 76; dearly loved wife of Graham Baird Williams and a much loved Mother and
Nana. A private service will take place on May 22 in Hull. Donations to Alzheimer’s Society or the Cancer Society would be appreciated. Messages to The Stables. High Hall, Chantry Lane, Etton, HU17 7PE, Yorkshire, UK.

In Memoriam

MACKAY, Helen Charlotte:
14.05.1980
So dearly missed
and forever in our hearts.
Eternally loved
and never forgotten.
– The family

Acknowledgement

McINTYRE, David John Alexander:
24.8.1942 – 18.12.2019
Gaylyn, Alistair, Andrew, Bruce, Rachael and their families wish to express our sincere thanks for all the love and support you gave us after the sudden passing of David. Also for the many visits, phone calls, food, flowers and cards, this was a huge comfort for all of our family at a very difficult time. We greatly appreciate those who farewelled David and the people who had travelled a great distance to be with us. Our thanks to Judy Gregory for the awesome celebration of David’s life. Also to Chris and the team at Avenal Park for their care and understanding at our time of need. Please accept this as our personal acknowledgement.

SMITH, Harold William Lewis:
Harold’s family and extended family wish to acknowledge the many expressions of sympathy shown to us in the sad loss of Harold. We wish to offer a sincere thank you to all who attended his service, sent flowers, baking and messages. A special thank you to Jenny and Sarah for their floral skills, Southern Funeral Home, Jeanette for conducting the service, and Albany House staff for their care of Harold in the last few weeks. Please accept this acknowledgement of our sincere thanks and gratitude to you all.

 

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