Funeral Notices – Saturday 27th April
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ANDREWS, Betty Lorraine.
On April 19, 2019, at Ernest Rutherford Retirement Village, Nelson, aged 86 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Noel, much loved mother and mother-in-law of Sue and Tony Naughton, Jan, Joy and Neil Gillespie, the late Jamie, and Vikki, loved Nana of her 16 grandchildren, and 18 great-grandchildren. Messages can be sent to 10 Lowburn Terrace, RD2, Cromwell 9384. A Memorial Service to celebrate Betty’s life will be held in Riverton at a later date.
EVANS, Beverley Anne.
At Hospice Southland on Wednesday, April 24, 2019. Dearly loved partner of Clayton Jones. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Barry and Etsuko; John and Lisa; Darren and Gillian. Loved Granny and Great-Granny of all her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. As per Beverley’s wishes, a private cremation has taken place. A special thanks to the staff of Hospice Southland for their loving care of Beverley. In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent direct to Hospice Southland. Messages to 105 Bourke Street, Invercargill 9810. frasersfunerals.co.nz
JOHNSON, Malcolm Charles JP.
Surrounded by loving family at Hospice Southland on 25th April 2019. Dearly loved husband for 50 years of Ethne, loved father, father-in-law and Mac of Sonia and Bryan, Teague, Keefe, and Kadi; Glen and Jemma, Jesse, Libby, Ava, Isobelle, and Layla; Craig and Gail, Jade, and Theo; Nicola and Jason, Billie and Travis, and Ryan. A service to celebrate Malcolm’s life will be held in the Avenal Park Chapel, 75 Fox Street Invercargill on Monday 29th April at 1pm. In lieu of flowers donations to Hospice Southland would be greatly appreciated and can be left at the service. Messages to Townhouse 101, 21 Hastings Street Invercargill 9810. avenalpark.co.nz
JOHNSON, Malcolm Charles JP.
Loved son of Mary* and Edwin*, brother and brother-in-law of Graeme and Ngaio, Elaine and Bruce*, John* and Anne, Val and Russell, Edna and Rodney, Mervyn, Bill and Philippa, and David and Anne. Loved by all his extended family. (* denoted deceased) avenalpark.co.nz
NEWMAN, Heather Christina.
Peacefully at Nelson Stillwater Lifecare Village, on Tuesday, April 23, 2019. Heather has one brother, Robert Smail in Invercargill, and a sister, Shirley McLennan in Mosgiel. Second daughter of Walter and Agnes Smail of Gore. A service for Heather will be held in Hope, Nelson, on Monday, April 29. Messages to Robert Smail, 211 Racecourse Road, Villa 19, Bupa Ascot Village, Invercargill.
PETERS, Roger Wayne (Wayne).
Passed away peacefully at Hopewell Hospice, Gold Coast, Sunday, April 21, 2019, aged 58 years. Dearly loved son of the late Ernie and Margaret Peters. Loved brother and brother-in-law of Marj and Tony Allan (Pegasus), Dianne Healey (Melbourne), Jude and Grant Dawson (Ashburton), Lindsay and Danielle (Christchurch), and Helen and Stephen Maxwell. Also loved uncle of his many nephews and nieces. A celebration of Wayne’s life and interment of ashes will be held on Saturday, May 11, 2019, 10.00am, at J Fraser and Sons Funeral Home, 199 Esk St, Invercargill. Messages to 54 Stuart St, Invercargill. frasersfunerals.co.nz
RANDLE, Brenda Mary.
Passed away on Sunday, April 22, 2019, aged 93 years. Loved wife of the late William; loved mother of Pattie; loved grandmother of Samala, Aaron, and Lee; great-grandmother of Shannon, Lachlan, Julian, Telita, Audrey, Zaayc, Sam, Christina, and Zack. Many thanks to the staff and carers of Palm Grove for their loving care of Brenda. In accordance with Brenda’s wishes, a private cremation has taken place.
ROBINSON, Garth Allan (Wild Man).
Tragically taken as a result of an accident on April 13, 2019, in his 57th year. Loved and loving eldest son of Keith and Faye Robinson. Father of Daniel. Much loved brother and brother-in-law of Steven and Debra, Joanne and Wayne Hamlin. Loved uncle of all his nieces and nephews. Loved nephew of Graham and Rae Peattie of Nelson, Allan and Valda Peattie, Maureen and Ray McLeod, the late Colin and Merilyn Peattie. Loved grandson of the late Les and the late Hazel Robinson, the late Ted and the late Susan Peattie. According to Garth’s wishes a private service has been held on April 18, 2019. Messages to Flat 2, 150 Mary Street, Invercargill. mwfunerals.co.nz
UPTON, Heather Jeannie Sellars. (nee Robertson).
Passed away peacefully in Nelson, on April 23, 2019. Dear wife of the late Douglas. Loved mother of Rebekah and mother-in-law of Allan. Loved grandmother of Kari, Daniel and Jack, and great-grandmother of Gracie, Ataahua, Akatauira, Joyce, Andre and Daniel Jnr. Messages can be sent to Heather’s family, c/- PO Box 7103, Nelson 7042. Thank you to the staff at the Ernest Rutherford Hospital Wing for their care and affection. In respect of Heather’s wishes, a private farewell has been held in Nelson.
Gaynor Falconer and family would like to thank everyone who attended his send off, for all your kind thoughts and words, visits, baking, cards, letters and lovely flowers. Please accept this as a personal thank you. A special acknowledgement to the Balclutha St John Ambulance, Fire Service, Clutha Health First and Rescue Helicopter.
Your presence we miss,
Your memory we treasure.
GRAY, Alister Derek.
J18385 Abel Seaman RNZN. Sue, Kaylee, Jock, Paul, Beth and families wish to sincerely thank friends, family, neighbours and work colleagues for their care and support during the loss of Alister. The many expressions of sympathy, phone calls, cards, visits, flowers and food are greatly appreciated. Thank you to those who attended, travelled and took part in Alister’s funeral Mass, including Fathers Damian Wynn-Williams and Pat McGettigan for officiating and for their support and friendship, and to the RSA for their tribute. To the Dunedin and Gore Hospitals, Gore District Nurses, and St John Ambulance we appreciate the care you provided. Thank you to the Dunedin Hospital Renal team and Mataura Medical Centre team, Alister had immense respect for you and we think very highly of you all. We thank friends, family and the Priests who visited Alister during his illness. Thank you, Hammond and Ryder Funeral Services for your fantastic support. Please accept this as a personal acknowledgement and heartfelt thanks to everyone. Alister was a much loved husband, father, father-in-law, grandfather and friend.
McDERMOTT, Rex Trevor. 11.10.1926 – 28.2.2019
Joy and family would like to thank everyone for their kind expressions of sympathy and support, especially all the baking and visitors we received. A special thank you to the caregivers and nurses at Peacehaven for looking after Rex for the last 7 years. Please accept this has a personal acknowledgement of our thanks to you all.
McDOWALL, Olive Margaret.
Fleming, Carolyn, Gordon, Robert, David, Ross and families which to sincerely extend their thanks to everyone involved for their expressions of sympathy, love and support in the loss of a dearly loved wife, mother, mother-in-law, grandma and great-grandma. The messages, cards, letters, flowers, meals, baking, phone calls and visitors are very much appreciated. To the staff of Rowena Jackson Retirement Village, thank you for the care and kindness shown to Margaret during her stay with you. To the team at Winton & Districts Funeral Services, your guidance and care is appreciated. Thanks also to the Winton Presbyterian Parish and everyone involved who helped farewell Margaret. Please accept this as a personal acknowledgement of our heartfelt gratitude to you all.
The life of one we love is never lost……
Its influence goes on through all the lives it ever touched.