Funeral Notices – Saturday 2nd November
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CRAWFORD, Margaret Julie (nee Kerr).
Formerly of Clydevale. In her 81st year. Passed away peacefully on Monday, October 28, 2019, at Gore Hospital supported by family. Much loved wife and best friend of Raymond for 57 years. Dearly loved Mum of Gary and Victoria, Susan and Wayne Smith, Adrian and Karen. Loved Grannie of Sean, Lachlan, Megan; Alisha, Hayley, and the late Cameron; Dylan, and Nicole. Much loved daughter of the late Isie and Davie Kerr, loved sister and sister-in-law of Maurice, Alan and Carolee, Russell and the late Biddy, and Lynette. Much loved cousin of Bev Grant, and loved aunty of all her nieces and nephews. In accordance with Margaret’s wishes a private service has been held. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Gore Hospital Whanau Room. Messages to 14 Canning Street, Gore 9710.
FORREST, Dorothy Isobel.
Passed away peacefully on Thursday, October 24, 2019, at Rowena Jackson Retirement Village; in her 93rd year. Loved daughter of the late Percy and Tina Scott, and loved sister of the late Malcolm and the late June. Beloved wife of the late Harvey for 50 years. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Rex and Barbara (Te Anau), John and Jane (Christchurch), Alan (Queenstown), and Shirley (Arrowtown). Dearly loved Grandma of Mathew and Nicholas, Kirsten and James, Lucy, Rachel and George. A special thanks to the wonderful nurses and carers at Rowena Jackson Village for their untiring compassion and care for Dorothy over the past few months, and especially to Robyn and Hugh Miller and Ken and Amanda Bowie for their wonderful support and assistance for Dorothy over many years. In accordance with Dorothy’s wishes, a private family cremation has been held. Messages to 4 Matai St, Te Anau 9600.
HARRINGTON, Maurice Bailey.
On October 23, 2019, peacefully at Parklands Hospital, Christchurch, in his 89th year. Dearly loved husband of Jenny, loved father of Murray, and loving granddad of Fynn and Zara. Also loved father of Sally, Desley, and the late Jan, and families. A special thank you to the dedicated, patient and caring staff at Parklands Hospital, and to all who have provided care and support to Maurice and his family. Messages may be addressed to The Family of The Late Maurice Harrington, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. In accordance with Maurice’s wishes a private service has been held.
HOWELL, Louis Acker.
Passed away peacefully at St Joseph’s Home of Compassion on October 29, 2019, after a short illness. Dearly loved husband of the late Georgia. Loved father of Steve, Teresa, Brent, Catherine and Justin. Will be dearly missed by his sister Fay, grandchildren David, Craig, Natalie, Manson, Rose, Connor and his extended family. Grateful thanks to St Joseph’s Home of Compassion and Hutt Hospital for their care of Louis. Messages to the family may be posted to PO Box 44-176, Lower Hutt 5040. A celebration of Louis’ life will be held at Harbour City Funeral Home, 674 Fergusson Drive, Upper Hutt, on Tuesday, November 5, at 1.00pm, followed by private cremation.
KERR, Michael John.
Of Alexandra. Passed in Taupo on October 31, 2019. Adored husband of Rachel, cherished father of Jackson, Rueben and Ethan, loved brother to Graeme, Patricia and Terry, son-in-law of Alan and Sandra Clearwater, brother-in-law of Steven and Jackie Clearwater, Janine Clearwater and the late Andrew Roundtree, Mark Clearwater and Amy Von Huben. A service to honour Mike will be held in Alexandra, service details to follow. Messages to: 4 Thyme Crescent, Alexandra 9320. Cared for by Affinity Funerals Central Otago & Lakes District FDANZ.
KILKELLY, Margaret Josephine (Marg).
On October 30, 2019, passed away peacefully at Nurse Maude Hospice, Christchurch. Loving partner of Simon, much loved mum of Shannon and Gareth, Chris and Dahlia, beloved nan of Cormac, Angus; Sam, and Fraser. Loving daughter of the late Bill and Vera, loved sister of Marie and Stuart, Nola and Trevor (deceased), Wilma and Kevin, loved aunty of her nieces and nephews, and a great friend to many. Special thanks to Nurse Maude, and Dr Mark Cohen for their wonderful care of Marg. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Marg Kilkelly, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. In lieu of flowers, donations to Nurse Maude Hospice would be appreciated and may be made at the service. The Service to celebrate Marg’s life will be held in our Westpark Chapel, 467 Wairakei Road, Burnside, Christchurch, on Tuesday, November 5, at 10.00am, private cremation thereafter.
MacINTOSH, Hunter Arthur.
Tragically at Otautau on October 30, 2019. Aged 9 years. Treasured and dearly loved by his Mum Amy King and his Step-dad Hayden Morris. Excited big brother to be. Adorable grandson of Paul and Sharon King. Much loved nephew of Steven and Tanya; Mandy and Hayden. Best friend of Junior, Makita, Oakley and Ollie. Proud Great-grandson of Heather and Bob Arthur and Ron and Marge King. Loved by his step grandparents Herb and Norina Morris. Dearly loved by Nolie. Funeral details to be advised. Hunter will be at 20 Nantwich st from Monday afternoon for those friends who wish to visit. Messages to 20 Nantwich St, Otautau. Online messages may be made to Hunter’s tribute page
MILBURN, David John.
Of Mosgiel. Formerly of Chrystalls Beach. Peacefully on Thursday, October 31, 2019, after a brief illness, at Ross Home Dunedin, in his 78th year. Dearly loved husband of Rayleen. Dearly loved father and father-in-law of Robyn and Craig Dennis (Invercargill), Craig and Jo (Chrystalls Beach), and Mark and Takako (Queenstown). Loved Grandad and ‘G’ of Kyle, Georgia and Brendon, Alicia and Roan; Oliver, Connor, Riley; Kai, Dan, Noa, and Ena. Loved Great-Grandad of Reece, Jacx, Baelin, Evie, and Poppie. A service to celebrate the life of David will be held in Campbell and Sons Chapel, 95 Gordon Road, Mosgiel, at 2.00pm, on Monday, November 4. Messages to 52 Factory Road, Mosgiel 9024.
NEIL, Lynsey (nee McGregor).
After a short illness, died peacefully on October 26, 2019 at Southland Hospital. Loved wife of Alan Neil, sister-in-law to Jack and Dave (dec), aunt to Melanie Welfare, great-aunt of Rachael and John, and cousin of Claire, Hilary and Jim.
REECE, Colin Ian (Bert).
Suddenly on Thursday 31 October 2019; aged 57 years. Much loved Dad of Josh, loved stepdad of Jesica, Grace and their families, loved son of Colin* and Daphne*, loved and treasured brother and brother-in-law of Gwen*, George and Tana*, Bill and Janice, Paul and Mary, Stan and Katherine, Donald and Sandra, Judy, Charlie and Pauline, a much loved uncle of all his nieces and nephews. Funeral details to be advised online and in Monday’s Southland Times. Messages to 171 Mary Street Invercargill 9810. avenalpark.co.nz
SAYER, George Henry.
Suddenly on October 23, 2019. Loved brother of Alice (UK). A loved uncle. Funeral notice to follow. Messages to PO Box 632, Invercargill. mwfunerals.co.nz
WILSON, Teiara Allan Leanne.
Adrienne, William, Shanae, Kobie, Rayden, Toni, Jordyn, Avah, and Symone, and families wish to inform you of the sudden death of our baby girl on Thursday, October 31, 2019, at her home in Wyndham, aged 14 years. A service for Teiara will be held in the Wyndham Memorial Hall, on Wednesday, November 6, at 1.00pm, private cremation to follow. Teiara’s family wish to thank the Fire Brigade, First Response, Police and Ambulance staff for their amazing work. Messages to 23 Nightingale Street, Wyndham 9831.
ALLISON, Owen Douglas.
Mavis, Bill, Paula, Kirsten, Nikki, Jess, and families, wish to thank everyone for all your cards, flowers, baking and phone calls. Many thanks to all who came to help us through Owen’s service. A special thanks to Dave, Lloyd, Peter and Louise for all your help at such a sad time and your love for Owen over many, many years. Thank you to all Owen’s friends in Auckland, Wellington and Invercargill. Thank you to Judy Gregory and all at Avenal Park Funeral Home. Please accept this as a personal thank you to everyone.
MACNEE, Stephen Mark.
Ray, Wendy and Stew, Sarah-Jane and Tash would sincerely like to thank everyone for their visits, kind words, hugs, cards, heartfelt messages, flowers and food following Steve’s tragic death. A special thanks to those who attended the funeral and helped to make it a special celebration of Steve’s life and to his great mates who have helped the family so much in the last few weeks. As we are not able to personally thank you all please accept this as a personal acknowledgement of our sincere gratitude.
John’s family would like to thank all those that attended his funeral in Mossburn. The support that we have received has been amazing, especially to those who helped us get through our stay in Dunedin. The kindness shown to us all with cards, flowers, food and kind messages have been great support. Special thanks to the amazing staff at ICU Dunedin, the Rescue Helicopter Crew, Owaka Volunteer Fire Brigade. To our own amazing staff, without your help things would have been so much harder. Please accept this as a personal acknowledgment of our heartfelt gratitude to you all.