Funeral Notices – Saturday 28th March

Mar 28, 2020
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BISHOP, Christopher Herbert Bundle:
(formerly of Mosgiel, Hamilton and Wellington) On Thursday, March 26, 2020 at Gore Hospital, following a long battle with COPD and a short battle with cancer, aged 67 years. Beloved husband of Sheila. Father to Rebecca, Toby and Ben; and Hannah and Sam. Son of the late Allan and Beryl Bishop. Brother and brother-in-law to Don and Nim (Thailand) and Darrel Robinson and the late Wendy Ogden (Mosgiel). Loved son-in-law of Walter and Elizabeth Ogden (Mosgiel). Chris will be remembered fondly by Sheila’s children and partners, and the grandchildren. Special thanks to his supportive carers, the Tapanui Community and to the many friends who have supported us in these difficult times.
“You fought a courageous battle to the end.
Now at peace in the arms of his Lord. In our hearts always and forever”
Due to unsettling times, a private cremation has been held. A memorial service will be held for Chris at a later date. All messages to 7 Devon Street, Tapanui 9522.

COOTE, Kevin Murray:
Peacefully at home in Waimate, surrounded by loved ones, on March 24, 2020; aged 84 years. Dearly loved husband of Donnah and the late Kay. Dearly loved father, father-in-law, and stepfather of Karilyn, Christine and Bevan, Simon and Annie, Quinten, and Brent and Annie. Loving grandad of Nicole and Meg; Reece and Raine; Hannah, Jack and Ollie; and Deanna and Hannah. Great-Grandad of Piper, Ivy, Archer and Josiah. Loved son of the late Vera and Alan, and much loved brother and brother-in-law to his family. According to Kevin’s wishes a private cremation has been held and details of his memorial service will follow. Messages to 10 Gorge Road, Waimate 7924. A special thanks to Dr Sarah Creegan and the District Nurses.

DAWSON, Isabel Euphemia (nee Coster):
Widowed wife of Noel, and loving mother of Jayne and Rick (Kurow), Gregor, Sharon and Dean (Christchurch). Sister of Sidney (Lochiel). Nana to Jenna and Antony, Teagan, Natalie and Gabby, Ninah, Aidan and Ellie, anda Great-Nana. Mum passed peacefully, surrounded by family, on March 21, 2020, in her 82nd year. We are so grateful for the loving care she received by all the staff at WesleyCare (Christchurch). Due to timing and national situation a private service was held in Christchurch and Isabel was interred at the Balclutha Lawn Cemetery on Tuesday, March 24. “Back with the Love of her Life – Noel”.
Messages to Sharon Christie, 617 Madras Street, St Albans, Christchurch 8014.

HILL, Robert Alan (Bob):
13.09.1946 – 23.03.2020
Passed away peacefully at home in the tender loving care of his cherished family.
“Go chase the checkered flag – tight lines Dad”
“You fought the good fight and did us proud on your way home”.
Loved husband of Brenda. Loved father and father-in-law of Karyn and Paul, Justine and Jason, Damian and Sally, Toni, James and Vicky, John and Katy. Loved “G-dog”, Grandad and Bobba of his 16 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. Due to the current situation, a memorial service for Bob will be held at a later date. If anyone would like to make a donation in Bob’s memory, please, do this to the St John Health Shuttle of which Bob was so proud to be a part of.

ROSS, Lachlan Angus:
On March 25, 2020, passed away peacefully at his home in Dunedin, surrounded by his four girls, following a short illness; aged 71 years. Dearly loved husband of Jan (neé Eckhoff) for 40 years, adored father of Lucy, Alexandra, and Annabel, and respected father-in-law of Scott, Tim, and Jonathan, treasured grandfather of Clementine, Georgia, Thomas, and Pippa. Much loved brother of Warwick, Elizabeth, the late Annabel, and the late Gregory. Messages may be sent to the Ross Family at 35 Butler Street, Maori Hill, Dunedin 9010. A Memorial Service will be held, with date to be advised.

ROBINSON, Marjorie Elizabeth (nee Taylor):
Peacefully at Timaru Hospital on March 25, 2020, aged 87 years. Loved wife of Allan. Loved mum of Debra, Trevor, Rowena, and the late Brent. Grandmother to all her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Many thanks to the Medical Ward staff at Timaru Hospital and St John Ambulance. A Memorial service to celebrate Marjorie’s life will be held at a later day. Messages to Robinson family, PO Box 4010, Highfield, Timaru, 7942.

THOMPSON, Geoffrey John:
Suddenly in Dunedin Hospital on Friday 27 March 2020. Much loved best friend of Denise, Cheryl and Colin, and John. A private cremation has been held. “A man of virtue, kindness and modestly Fly Free” R.I.P Messages to 89 Gladstone Terrace, Invercargill 9810. avenalpark.co.nz

TURNER, Anthony (Tony): Peacefully after a courageous battle Tony passed away on Friday, 27th March 2020 with his loving family by his side.  Loving husband and best friend of Isobel.  Loving father and father-in-law of Michelle, Jolene & Andrew and Shane and Trina.  Dearly loved Grandpop of Ella-Rose, Caleb, Emilee, Madison, Carter, Harper, Liam, and Emma.  Loved brother of Joycelin and Michael, and Kim and brother-in-law of Alistair.  Heartfelt thanks to Calvary Hospital for their compassion and care of Tony and also the wonderful team at Hospice Southland and the day programme.  Messages to 9 Marjorie Street, Invercargill 9810. avenalpark.co.nz

WILSON, Beverley Annabelle.  The day after her 83rd birthday Bev peacefully reunited with her husband and soul mate, the late Clive Wilson.  Deeply loved Mum of Graham, Alan & Karen, Shannan & Rob, Pam & Baron.  Devoted Nana to Sara & Mark, Kylie & Quintin, Chris & Elly, Lexie & Jus, Nicole & Scott, and Steven.  Adored by her Great Grandchildren Bella, Indie, Harper, Jacob, and wee dude.  Loved sister, sister-in-law, aunty and friend to so many. “Thanks for being the best Mum ever, We know you will look after her, Dad.” A memorial service will be held at a later date.  Thanks to Dr Sandra Rhind, Oncology Unit, Hospice Southland, the District Nurses and Ian at Wallaces Pharmacy. You guys rock. Messages to 387 Herbert Street, Invercargill 9810. avenalpark.co.nz

Acknowledgement

SHAND, Alexander Patrick (Alex):
27.5.1932 – 28.3.2019
Alex’s family, on the first anniversary of his passing, wish to sincerely thank all those who provided love and support to Alex and his family, especially his Vickery Court caregivers, the medical ward of Southland Hospital, his extended family and faithful visitors. To those who sent food, flowers and visited Marie in hospital and at home, your kindness will not be forgotten. To those who attended Alex’s funeral, it was a pleasure to share with you our memories and celebrate a much loved family man. To Fr’s Hamesh Wyatt and Maurice White, thank you for your help and participation with the lovely Requiem Mass. To Winton and Districts Funeral Services, thank you for your care and compassion shown towards Alex and his family when arranging Alex’s fitting farewell. Please accept this as a personal acknowledgement from Marie, Louise and Wallace, Michael and Kim and their families.

In Memoriam

PURVIS, Pamela Joy:
28.12.1941 – 29.03.2008
12 years now, seems like yesterday. Still in my heart as you will be forever.
– Gordon

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