Funeral Notices – Saturday 25th July
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ADAM, Doreen Jessie:
On July 16, 2020, unexpectedly but peacefully. Loved and loving wife of the late Snowy, loved mother of Joy and Murray Aitken, Craig, Lynne and Doug Jelley, loved sister and sister-in-law of Laurie* and Thelma Taylor, aunt of Graeme*, and Bruce Taylor.
On a journey she had no fear of taking.
A private service has been held. Messages to 455 White Road, RD7, Gore 9777.
BROWN, Helena Margaret (Margaret) (nee Young):
On Wednesday, July 22, 2020, at Summerset at Wigram, Christchurch, aged 85 years. Dearly loved wife of Derek, loved mother and mother-in-law of Mike, Trish, Ally, Kate and Leslie (Picton), Stephanie and Ken (America), special grandma of Toni, Ryan, Samantha, Jackson, Taylor, Daniel, Kody, Harley and Rachel, great-grandma of Cortez, Rehari, Tyriee, Imogen, Columba, Brodie and Maddison. Special thanks to all the staff at Summerset Village for their wonderful care of Margaret. Margaret will be at her home in Summerset for anyone that would like to pay their respects from Sunday onwards. Messages may be addressed to the Brown family, C/- 19 London Street, Christchurch 8013. In lieu of flowers donations to the Heart Foundation would be appreciated and can be made online at bit.ly/hmbrown2207 A celebration of Margaret’s life will be held at the Harewood Crematorium Chapel, entry via Gardiners and Wilkinsons Roads, Christchurch, on Tuesday, July 28, at 1.30pm.
21.3.1968 – 26.7.2013 If tears could build a stairway, And memories a lane, I’d walk right up to heaven, And bring you home again. All my love Kerry xxx.
CLARK, Gail Alwyn:
On July 16, 2020. Dearly loved wife and best friend of Bob. Loving mother of Kimberley, Tracy and Adrian. A very proud grandmother and great-grandmother. At Gail’s request a private family service has been held. Tributes may be left on her tribute page
CLEAVER, Thomas James (Jimmy Pom Pom):
Sadly, passed away suddenly on Saturday 18 July 2020, aged 82 years young. Devoted husband and soul mate of Noeline. Dearly loved father and father- in-law of Rawiri* and Robynne, Tane and Anissa, Paki and Jo, Luana and Jason. Adored grandfather of Chad, Whitney, Brandon and Kate, Danyon, Josh, Jess, Katie and Aiden, Olivia, and Sam. Jimmy also leaves behind cherished great grandsons Theodore, and Thomas. Loved brother, brother in-law, uncle, friend and best bus driver and hero to many. A service to celebrate Jimmy’s life will be held in the Colac Bay Hall, 14
Manuka Street, Colac Bay on Saturday 25 July at 11:30amIn lieu of flowers donations to St Johns Ambulance would be appreciated and can be left at the service. Messages to 11 Milton Street, Riverton 9822.
Passed away at Rowena Jackson – Salisbury Wing with Carol by his side, on Wednesday 22 July 2020, 91 years young. Dearly loved husband and soul mate of Carol. Loved husband of the late Velda.
Loved father and father in law of Murray and Michelle, Rex and Gina, Carol and Pepi Pikia, Paddy Brown and Sharon Brown. Loved Grandy of all his grandchildren and great grandchildren. Loved son of the late Denis and Frances Cosgrove (Queenstown). Loved brother and brother in law of Frances and Jack* Knight, Jim* and Mona* Cosgrove, Cathy* and Kelman* Sim, Ted* and Runa Sutherland. Loved Uncle of all his nieces and nephews. Family wish to sincerely thank the staff of Salisbury Wing for their devoted care of John and Carol. R.I.P.
As per John’s wishes a private service will be held. Messages to 10 Dublin Street or to John’s tribute page at frasersfunerals.co.nz/tributes
HILL, James Flint (Jim):
Unexpectedly at home (Barnhill) on July 23, 2020. Loved partner of Gill. Dearly loved father of Stacey (Mossburn) and “my Jim” best friend and hero of Laurie (Dot). Loved son of the late Flint and Nettie Hill (Ashburton). A funeral service to pay respect and remember the life of Jim will be held at 2.00pm, Tuesday, July 28, 2020, in the Mossburn Community Centre. Followed by interment at the Mossburn Cemetery. Messages to 2006 Dipton-Mossburn Road, RD 2, Lumsden 9792.
After a courageous battle Dianne passed away peacefully with Ted at her side, on Saturday, July 18, 2020, aged 66, at Dove Palliative Care, QLD, Australia. Dearly loved wife of Ted, mother and mother-in-law of Natasha and Derek Bartley, and Nana of Craig. Loved daughter-in-law of Rita and the late Frank Hughes. Loved sister-in-law of Margaret, Irene and Charles Shanks, Mike and Joanne, and loved aunty of all her nieces and nephews. Messages to 51/19 Shine Court, Sunshine Coast, QLD, Australia 4575.
HUTTON, Molly Letitia (nee Richardson):
On July 20, 2020, peacefully at Burlington Village, Christchurch, aged 95 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Frank, loved mother of Helen Bath, Howard Bath, the late Phillip Bath, and the late Louise Bath, beloved grandmother of Leigh, Ben, and Brooke; Rosie, and Sam. Special thanks to the staff of Burlington Village. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Molly Hutton, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. At Molly’s request, a private cremation has been held.
LEAMAN, Trevor George:
Died after a valiant battle with cancer, on Thursday, July 23, 2020, at Christchurch Public Hospital, aged 85. Husband of Jenny and formerly of the late Flo. Loved father of Julian. Loved grandfather of Mitchell and Gregory. A Funeral Service for Trevor will be held in St Mary’s Anglican Church, corner Truscotts and Martindales Roads, Christchurch, on Wednesday, July 29, 2020, at 2.00pm. Private cremation thereafter.
MATHESON, Rev Alan Charles:
On 22 July 2020 at Vickery Court, and 4 weeks after the very sad loss of Annette, Alan peacefully passed away aged 83 years. Loved father of David, Ewen and Suzanne, and Fiona, and granddad to Jack, Regan and Corey. Details of a service for Alan, to be held late next week, will be announced shortly. Messages to the Matheson family may be sent to [email protected]
ROBERTSON, Margaret Harriet:
Of Arthurton, passed away on Monday 20 July 2020. Dearly loved wife of Ian* for 58 years. Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Doug and Jenny (Arthurton), Jane and Richard Whitmore (Balclutha), Cathy and Ian (Invercargill), and Sarah (Arthurton). Much loved Granee of Holly and Shane, Amy and Bradley, Scott and Alice; Hayden, and Liam; Emma and Kylie, Tracee and Allan, Anita, William, Daniel, and Katie*. A proud and treasured Great Granee of Scott, and Jaxen; Keiran, Nate, and Baylee; Zac, Chelsea*, Tyrone*, and Clayton; Dylan, Kyrah, Hannah, Zane, Chace, Skye, Harper, and Peyton. As per Margaret’s wishes, a private service has been held. Messages to 87 Landslip Road, Arthurton, R D 1, Gore 9771.
RUSSELL, Dorothy Irene (Dot) (nee Harrex):
Peacefully, at Ranui Rest Home, Alexandra, on Wednesday, July 22, 2020. Loved wife of the late Alan. Loving mother of Julie (Twizel) and Grace (Alexandra); Margaret and the late Tom, Willie, the late Daphne, Jenny, and Wayne. Dearly loved Nana and Great-Nana. Dearly loved friend of Raylene. Aged 88 years. A service to celebrate Dot’s life will be held in the District Club, Alexandra, on Monday, July 27, at 1.00pm, followed by a Private Cremation. Messages to 5A Campbell Street, Alexandra.
SHEEHAN, Maurice James:
Died suddenly, but peacefully, at home on July 22, 2020, in his 83rd year. Beloved husband of Jan. Loved father of Kate, Hugh, Matt and Dalila, Ellie and Craig, Rebecca and Dan, Emily and Mike. Proud Grandad to Lucian, Kaydan, Mikayla, Tahlia, Noam and Kenzo. In lieu of flowers please consider a donation in Maurice’s memory to the Salvation Army www.salvationarmy.org.nz A Requiem Mass for Maurice will be celebrated at St John’s Catholic Church, 180 Centreway Road, Orewa, on Wednesday, July 29, 2020, at 11.00am.
STEVENS, Eileen Margaret (nee Taylor):
Of Invercargill. Passed away on Sunday 19 July 2020, aged 87. Dearly beloved wife of the late Keith. Loved sister and sister-in-law of *Jim and Noeline (Te Anau), *Robert ‘Bob’ and Allison (Invercargill), Lorraine and *Vince Hardaker (Gore), *Allan (Invercargill), *Dorothy and Owen Horton (formerly Grove Bush); Ewing and Annette (Alexandra), Colin and Lorraine (Invercargill). Loved ‘Aunty Margaret’ of all her nieces and nephews. At Margaret’s request a private service has been held. Messages can be sent to 31 Milton Street, Gore 9710 or to Margaret’s tribute page at frasersfunerals.co.nz/tributes
SUTHERLAND, Kevan Archibald:
20.5.1935 – 20.7.2020, Kevan passed away at Waikiwi Gardens with Evelyn holding his hand and surrounded by his family, he will be sadly missed by his wife Evelyn, he is a loving father and father-in-law to Kennith and Arlene, Heather and Greg, Paul and Jackie, Julie and Allan, and Brent and Janice, treasured grandad of Kenice, Roydon, and Kendrick; Michael, Brayden, and Katie; Laura, and Amy; Shaun, and Nicole; Troy, and Alex, also a special great grandad. A private family service has been held. Messages to 311/4 Elles Road Invercargill.
MURDOCH, Lorna Eileen:
23.10.1948 – 10.4.2020
Graham, Karen, Maree, Neil, Ross and families would like to say thank you for the support received after Lorna’s passing. We truly appreciated those that made the effort to send cards, make phone calls, send messages and leave food during what was a very challenging time. For those that sent flowers and brought food post lock down, we thank you. We want to extend our heart- felt thanks to Southern Funeral homes who demonstrated care and compassion in such incredible ways during the level 4 lock down. You made what was an extremely difficult time, special for us as a family. Please accept this notice as a personal acknowledgement of our appreciation.
“Gone from our sight, but never from our hearts”.
PAISLEY, Joan W:
Joan’s family wish to express their sincere thanks to everyone for their kindness and support following her death. A special thank you to all those who attended her Memorial Service. Grateful appreciation to Slade and Paul of Wall’s Funeral Services for their outstanding assistance at this difficult time. Please accept this as a personal acknowledgement from the family.
TURNER, Anthony (Tony):
Isobel, Michelle, Jolene, Shane, Joycelin, and families, would like to extend our heartfelt thanks for messages, phone calls, cards, and food received following Tony’s passing. Our thanks to Dean Foggarty for being part of Tony’s life and sharing his thoughts and memories at Tony’s private graveside service. We are truly thankful to you all.