Funeral Notices – Saturday 26th January
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KEEN, Olive Elizabeth (formerly Miller, nee Grant). In her 96th year. Peacefully on January 23, 2019 at Holmdene, Balclutha. Dearly loved wife of the late George, much loved mother and mother-in-law of Selwyn and Yvonne, Patricia and Russell, Andrew and Helen, Michael and Jodie, cherished Grandma of all her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She will be sadly missed The family wish to thank Dr Abraham Visagie and the wonderful Holmdene staff for all their care and compassion given over the years. A service of farewell for Olive will be held on Monday, January 28, at 1.30pm in our Chapel, 12 James Street, Balclutha, followed by a private interment. Messages to Andrew at 404 Papatowai Highway, RD2, Owaka 9586. Doug Nesbit Funeral Services Ltd Balclutha, & Milton.
KNOWLES, Lola Edna (nee Roygard). Peacefully with family by her side at Resthaven Village, on Thursday, January 24, 2019. Dearly loved wife of the late Brian, loved mother and mother-in-law of Margaret and David, Eric, Philip and Cathi, Kristin and Brian, Richard and Liz, Sue and Neil, and loved Grandma of all her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. At Lola’s request she has been privately cremated. Messages to 2 Lennox Street, Gore 9710.
McPHERSON, Rex Malcolm. Reg. No. 71772 WO11 New Zealand Army (Signals Corps) On January 24, 2019, at Summerset at Wigram, in his 90th year. Dearly loved husband of the late Patricia. Loved father and father-in-law of Terry and Dawn; Paula and Gavin Morgan; Barbara and Rex Pizzey; Lynn; Ross; Ian and Sandie. Loved granddad and great-grandad. Special thanks to the staff at Summerset at Wigram for their loving care. Messages may be addressed to The Family of Rex McPherson, c/- 19 London Street, Christchurch 8013. The Requiem Mass for Rex will be celebrated at Our Lady of Assumption Catholic Church, 170 Hoon Hay Road, Hoon Hay, on Wednesday, January 30, at 10.00am.
PERKINS, Thomas Keith (Polly). Peacefully with his family by his side on Saturday, January 19, 2019 at Peacehaven Village. Cherished husband for 56 years of Marie, dearly loved Dad to Karen and Jack, Pip and Shelly, a very special Grandad and Great-Grandad to Adam and Jade, Nikita and Tere, Sarah and Nick, Kristina, Alisha-May, Mackenzie, Tokorangi, and Teariki. “He was a gentleman and friend to all, he will be loved and remembered always with a smile” Special thanks to the wonderful staff at Peacehaven and Dr Murray Allen for their care and support. At Keith’s request a private family service has been held. Messages to 250 Barrow Street, Bluff 9814. avenalpark.co.nz
THOMAS, Donald Robert (Don). 19.1.1935 – 24.1.2019 Peacefully at Ascot Care Home, Invercargill. Loved husband of Shirley Mae*. Loved father and father-in-law of Bruce and Joy* (Riverton), Rhonda and Ross Clinton (Fairlie). Cherished grandfather of Emily; Matthew and Holly. Loved brother and brother-in-law of Natalie and Ray Harper (Invercargill), Bill* and Dulcie* Thomas. Loved uncle of his nieces and nephews. Dear friend of Vivienne McGifford*. A service to celebrate Don’s life will be held in Club Southland, Leet Street, Invercargill, at 2.00pm, on Wednesday, January 30. Private cremation. In lieu of flowers, donations may be left at the service for the Salvation Army. All communications to PO Box 1, Riverton. (*denotes deceased) frasersfunerals.co.nz
YOUNG Adaline Ellen Mary Peacefully at Vickery Court, on Thursday 24th January 2019; in her 91st year. Loved wife of Frank*, and Neville*. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Ellen and Stuart Wallace, Chris and Viv, Val and Ross Glendinning, Paula Watkinson, Lawrie and Barbara, Cathy and David Henderson, Tracy and Paul. Loved grandmother and great grandmother, sister and sister-in-law. In lieu of flowers donations to the Vickery Court Whanau Room would be appreciated and can be left at the service. A service to celebrate Adaline’s life will be held in the Avenal Park Chapel 75 Fox Street Invercargill on Tuesday 29th January at 1pm. Messages to PO Box 1345 Invercargill 9840 avenalpark.co.nz
McPHERSON, Peter (Dingle). 27.1.2018 In memory of a loved brother, brother-in-law and uncle. Death leaves a heartacheno one can heal, Love leaves a memory no one can steal. Love always – Ross, Karen, Melissa and Benjamin.
WILLIS, Lloyd Alexander. Lloyd’s family warmly invite you to remember and celebrate his life with a graveside service at Eastern Cemetery at 2.00pm on February 2, 2019. There will be light refreshments after the service. Nau Mai Haere Mai