Funeral Notices – Saturday 18th January
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BONE Patricia Lynette. At Southland Hospital, Invercargill, in the company of family, on January 16, 2020, aged 75 years. Loved mother of Paula-Maree Breen and Roger Bone, loved Mother-in-law, Nan and Great Nan to Paddy Breen, Mitchell Craig, Lochie & Rebecca Craig and Madison Craig. At Trish’s request a private service has been held. Messages to P Breen, PO Box 124, Cromwell 9342. avenalpark.co.nz
CAVANAGH, Phillip William (Phil).
14.9.1970 – 17.11.2019
Phillip unexpectedly passed away in Little Rock, Arkansas, U.S.A. Phillip was the loved eldest son of Friday and late stepmum Liz (Stewart Island), and Gail and stepdad Bob (Waimate). Loved brother and stepbrother of Todd, Vicki, Roseanne, Paul, Laura and Becky and their respective partners. Loved nephew, cousin, uncle and great-uncle. A memorial service for Phil will be held on Saturday, January 25, at The Waikaia Community Center at 2.00pm. ”Now trucking in the sky with a big grin” R.I.P.
COONEY, Peter Alexander.
Son of the late Harold and Mary. Passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 16, 2020, with his family at his side. Devoted husband of the late Dorothy, loved father and father-in-law of Sharon and Warwick Gray, Barry, Mary and Adrian Robertson, and the late Trevor, loved Grandad and great-Grandad of all his grandchildren, loved by all the extended family. Lovingly cared for by staff at Peacehaven. A service to celebrate Peter’s life will be held in the Avenal Park Chapel, 75 Fox Street, Invercargill on Monday, January 20, at 10.00am. Private cremation to follow. Messages to 110 Bowmont Street Invercargill 9812. avenalpark.co.nz
GIBB, Allan John.
Passed away peacefully with Chrissie by his side on Saturday, January 4, 2020, in his 88th year, at Kew Hospital, Invercargill. Allan will be deeply missed by his long-term partner and companion, Chrissie Shepherd, and sister, Lorna. Dearly loved brother and brother-in-law of Lorna and the late Norman McGeorge, the late Fay and Jack Gracie. Beloved uncle and great-uncle of Helen, Neill, Luke, Kaitlin, and Abby Zonneveld; Karen, Craig, Brooke and Adam Morganty; Lee, Brent, Jackson and Archie Matchett. As per Allan’s wishes a private family service and cremation was held on January 10. Messages to 34 Marslin Street, Alexandra 9320, or to Allan’s tribute page at frasersfunerals.co.nz/tributes
KELLY, Beverley Anne (Bev) (nee Allan).
Passed away peacefully with Mike at her side, after a long illness, on January 13, 2020. Much loved wife and best friend of Mike. Loved mother/stepmother and mother-in-law of Martene and Andrew; Brett and Ingrid; Therese and Peter; Joanne and Paul; Paul and Janscie; Mia and Sean; Kate; and Barbara. Loved Grandmother of Genna and Alex; Zach; Sam and Aynsley; Matt; Abby; Christopher; Lois; Jessica, Dainya and Jesse. Loved Aunty to Donna, Allan, Shelly and Julie and families. A private service has been held for family and close friends as per Bev’s wishes. The family wish to acknowledge the care and support of Drs Jayne Davies and Carolyn McKenzie of Aspiring Medical Centre. The Wanaka Hospice, Cancer Society and Dunstan Hospital. Messages to 16 Rodeo Drive, Wanaka, 9305. Cared for by Affinity Funerals Central Otago & Lakes District F.D.A.N.Z.
OFFICER, Kirsten Jane.
Passed away peacefully at Mary Potter Hospice, surrounded by her loving family, on January 14, 2020, aged 55 years. Adored mum to Yvette, and Logan. Loved daughter to Edna and the late Eoin Officer (Winton). Loved sister and sister-in-law to Laurie and Jill (Invercargill), Bronwyn and Vicki-Anne (Porirua). The family would like to express their sincere gratitude for the care shown by Mary Potter Hospice, The Natural Health Centre and the Oncology staff at Wellington and Kenepuru Hospitals. Messages for “The family of Kirsten Officer” can be sent c/- PO Box 50-347, Porirua 5240. In lieu of flowers, donations to Mary Potter Hospice would be appreciated and may be left at the service. A service to celebrate Kirsten’s life will be held at the Whenua Tapu Crematorium Chapel, Airlie Road, Pukerua Bay, Porirua, on Tuesday, January 21, commencing at 11.00am.
REID, Doreen Margaret. Peacefully at Rowena Jackson Retirement Village, on Wednesday 15 January 2020, aged 90 years young. Much loved and respected mum and mother-in-law of John and Linda and Gill and David Latham. Loved grandmother and great grandmother of her 6 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. As per Doreen’s wishes a private cremation has been held. Messages to 185 Lola Lee Heights, Te Awamutu 3800. avenalpark.co.nz
AcBENNEWORTH, Raylee Jan.
27.4.1949 – 15.12.2019 We would like to thank everyone for their love and support on the passing of Raylee. Many thanks for the kindness and sympathy shown to us, for the amazing flowers which were so special as Mum loved her flowers dearly, for the food and cards, visits and kind words. Thank you to all her friends for their care and support of Mum over the years Pat, Shona, Alwyn, Jane, Jen and Gaye. To Steven from Challenge Glengarry for being there for Mum, to Shona for looking after her house and Izzy for looking after her garden so beautifully. Also to Dr Kate Wheeler for your amazing care of Mum and to John and the team from Gladstone Pharmacy. Please accept this as a personal thank you to you all.
“There’s a family who misses you sadly,
In a home where you used to be,
A family who wanted to keep you,
But alas that was not to be,
You left us beautiful memories
And sorrow too great to be told,
But to us who loved and lost you,
Your memory will never grow old”
R.I.P. Shane, Bonita, Shirley, Kay and families.
NICOL, Shirley Norene (nee Carson).
Fay, Murray, Sharon, and their families, wish to sincerely thank everyone for their kindness and support in the passing of a loved mother, mother-in-law and Nana Nic. To those who attended her service and travelled from afar, we are truly grateful. To those who sent flowers, cards, baking, phone calls, messages and made donations to Balclutha St John Ambulance, it is very much appreciated. A very special thank you to everyone at Clutha Views Lifecare for your care of mum, it is very much appreciated. A very special thank you also to Liz Lyall for her lovely service and to Raewyn and the team for all your care and assistance. Thank you to the Kai Promotions ladies for serving the lovely afternoon tea. Please accept this as a personal acknowledgement of thanks from us all.
LEITH, Phillip Wayne (Pip).
13.8.1951 – 18.1.2018
– Steph, Josh and Mel, Stevie and Ataahua.
LEITH, Phillip Wayne.
13.8.1951 – 18.1.2018
May the winds blow softlyin your ear,
How much we love and miss you and wish you were here.
With love – Lynley, Kim and Andrew, Penny, William and Julia.