Funeral Notices – Saturday 26th September
If you would like your lost loved one’s death / funeral notice or memoriam listed here, contact your funeral director for more information about this free service.
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AYLING, Norma Faye:
Passed away peacefully in the care of Ascot Care Home Invercargill on Thursday 24 September 2020; aged 89 years. Loved wife of the late Sydney (Syd), dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Russell and Karen (Cromwell), and Jan Marie and Robert Willis (Brisbane), much loved and cherished nana of Urshula, and Emma Ayling (Masterton), Danielle, Dylan, and Adam Willis (Brisbane), loved great nana of Corbin, Zaviah, and Aria.
“Reunited with her beloved Syd”
A service to celebrate Norma’s life will be held in the Avenal Park Chapel 75 Fox Street Invercargill on Saturday 3 October at 2.00pm, private cremation to follow. Messages C/- 15 Falcon Street Invercargill.
AYLING, Norma Faye:
Loved sister and sister-in-law of Bruce and Elaine Robinson, loved sister-in-law of Noel* and Eleanor Ayling, Arthur* and Jennifer* Ayling, Lynn* and June* Cull, Owen* and May Cairns, a loved aunty of all her nieces and nephews.
CLEVELAND, Raymond George:
Sadly, Ray lost his battle with Cancer during the Covid 19 Lockdown on April 18th 2020. His partner Sharon and daughters Karen and Jane, invite family and friends to an informal celebration of his life at the Invercargill Rowing Club by the Oreti River, Sandy Point Road, Otatara, on Saturday October 3rd .at 2 pm. Space will be limited so it is advised those requiring seating arrive early. Anyone wishing to make a brief address are welcome to do so.
DARRAGH, John Francis:
On September 24, 2020, at Nurse Maude Hospice, Christchurch, after a short illness, aged 80 years. Dearly loved husband of Jenny, and the late Brenda, devoted father and father-in-law of Philip and Angela, Andrew, and Christine and Barry McLeod. Special, loving ‘Granga’ of Ruby, and Aengus; Emily; and Brayden, loved step-father of Inga, and Ewan Smith and their partners Greg Leonard, and Lana Morrison. Much loved brother of Neil (Gore), and Jenny (Canada). Special thanks to the Community nursing staff and Nurse Maude Hospice staff for their wonderful support and care of John during his illness. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late John Darragh, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. In lieu of flowers donations to Nurse Maude Palliative Care would be appreciated, and may be made at the service. A Celebration of John’s life will be held in our Rangiora Chapel, Wai-mana, 92 Kippenberger Avenue, Rangiora, on Wednesday, September 30, at 2.00pm, thereafter private cremation.
McCROSTIE, Donald James (Don):
Peacefully on Monday, September 21, 2020 at Rowena Jackson Retirement Village, Invercargill in his 83rd year. Loved youngest son of *Stewart and *Isabella (Tibby) McCrostie. Loved brother of *Marion Moore, *Lesley Blakely, *Stewart’ *Keith, and *Hugh. Loved uncle of all his nieces and nephews. Dear friend of *Dorothy and the Larby family. A private service has been held and Don is with family at the Calcium Cemetery, Isla bank. Messages to 300 McIvor Road, Invercargill or to Don’s tribute page at frasersfunerals.co.nz/tributes
PENNYCOOK, Crawford Scott:
2.7.1934 – 24.9.2020
Passed peacefully at home, with the love of his family guiding his way. Service details to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Cancer Society greatly appreciated. Messages to: 30 Young Lane, RD 1, Alexandra 9391.
Our Makarora man has fallen, fly free.
WILLIAMS, Ronald Patrick (Ron):
Ron passed at home on Wednesday, September 23, 2020, after a courageous battle with cancer. Much loved husband and best friend of the late Andrena. Deeply loved father and father-in-law of Andrew and Alice, Celia and Richard. Most loving and special grandad to Rose and Olive. Dearly loved brother to Louise, Kay and the late Ray and their families. A much loved brother-in-law. A much-loved uncle to Jared, Greer, and Natasha. A great friend to many. All are welcome to Celebrate the life of Ron; his funeral that will be held at Ilex Function Room – Christchurch Botanic Gardens on Thursday, October 1, at 2.00pm. Messages may be addressed to PO Box 8464 Riccarton, Christchurch 8440. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Cancer Society would be appreciated and may be made online at bit.ly/rpwilliams2309