Funeral Notices – Saturday 4th April
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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CROW, Edith Jean:
Peacefully at her home in her sweetheart Des’ arms, on April 2, 2020, a dearly loved and cherished wife for 58 years. Much loved mum and mother-in-law of Coral and Grant, Heather and Shane, and the late Lynette. A special Nana and second mum to Sam. Awesome and much loved Nana of Brenton; Alysha and Marty; Travis and Tessa. Great-Nana to Pyper, Tazmin and Billie. A special thank you to the district nurses and Josephine from hospice. Sadly missed and truly loved You are forever in our hearts.
A private interment has taken place. Messages to DJ Crow, 131 Roslyn Rd, Roslyn Bush, RD 6, Invercargill. Online messages may be left on Edith’s tribute page at frasersfunerals.co.nz/tributes
DARK, Kimberley Jane (KJ):
On March 30, 2020, we said goodbye to our amazing daughter, sister, wife, granddaughter, niece, cousin and friend to so many. KJ you have put up an amazing fight, you never gave up and you taught us all so much about acceptance and unconditional love. Your feisty and fun loving, joke playing spirit will be remembered forever.
“Safe travels our gorgeous girl”
We never imagined that we wouldn’t be able to have a Funeral Service to farewell KJ but due to the current circumstances this just isn’t possible. We will be holding a Memorial Service to celebrate KJ and will advise the details at a later date.
DAWSON, Christopher Peter.
9.7.1964 – 26.3.2020
Suddenly at Bainfield Park Rest Home. Dearly loved son of Eunice & the late Stuart Dawson and stepson of Des Tresidder. Loved brother of Robyn Hamilton, and Paul Dawson (both of Te Anau). A private cremation has been held. Messages to Mrs. E. Tresidder, Rm 53, Peacehaven Village, 498 Tweed Street, Invercargill 9812. avenalpark.co.nz
KEEN, Ronald Alistair (Ron):
2.10.1936 – 31.03.2020
(Formerly Mt Cook Airlines). Passed away peacefully at home with his loving wife at his side. Dearly beloved husband of Veronica. Loving father and father-in-law of Karen, Michael and Samantha, Suzy and Darryl, James and Annie and the late Cheryl; and Bill, and Jan.Devoted grandfather of Amber, Peter, Anthony, Chantel, Andrew, Chris, Quinten, Andre, Izaak, Andrè, Joshua and Tamatoa. Great-grandfather of Jessie. Loved son of the late Arthur and Mavis Keen and loved brother of Val and Bryan.
“Rest easy Dad”
Due to Covid 19 a private cremation has been held. Messages to the Keen family, c/o PO Box 111-01, Christchurch 8443.
WHITE, Isobel Philomena.
Passed away peacefully at Peacehaven Village on Friday 4 April 2020, aged 85 years. Loved wife of the late Gordon Duncan (Joe). Loved mum and mother-in-law of Sharon, Wayne and Wendy and Tracy and Peter. Loved Nana of her 14 Grandchildren and 25 Great Grandchildren. As per Isobel’s wishes a private cremation has been held. Messages to 313 St Andrew St, Invercargill 9810. avenalpark.co.nz
WILSON, Irene Anna. Of Ohai on 1 April 2020. Dearly loved partner of Ken Jackson. Much loved Mum and Mother-in-law of Faye & Ross, Sarah & Dallas, Tobias & Doris, Karl, and Louie. Adored Nan of Karshanne and all her Moko’s. At Irene’s request a private cremation has been held. Messages to 101 Birchwood Road, Ohai 9635. avenalpark.co.nz
Wilson, Ian Neil.
On Friday 27 March 2020, after a short illness at Resthaven Resthome Gore. Loved partner of Joy. Father of Sonya, Annarose, and Thomas. Will be missed by all his brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews and grandchildren. In accordance with Ian’s wishes a private cremation has been held. Messages to 131 Underwood Linds Bridge Road, RD4, Makarewa 9874. avenalpark.co.nz
CONLAN, Carl Roderick:
Janelle and Ethan, Eddie and Jude, Aline and Tony, and families, would like to acknowledge all the support and kindness shown to us from friends, family and the community following Carl’s death. Thank you to everyone for all the visits, messages, cards, food, flowers, gifts and offers of help at this difficult time, it has been so very much appreciated. A massive thank you to all of those who helped with the funeral preparations, setting up the Town and Country, preparing the shed for the after-match function, the setting up of the machinery guard of honour, Callum at Claas Harvest Centre for grooming Carl’s tractor, Southland Farm Machinery for Ethan’s tractor, and the Matchfixers. To the beautiful Leisa and Jeanette for conducting a truly memorable service, and to the Gale family for taking Carl on the final tour of his farms. To the staff at St Peter’s College, Jacqui, Chanelle and Shelley at Gore preschool for all of your love and ongoing support. To Terry, Greg and Josh for all your hard work keeping things running in the background. Special mention to the First Responders, thank you for all that you do. Thank you for supporting us at Carl’s service and after match function, these memories are so helpful to us in dealing with our loss. Please accept this as a personal acknowledgement and heartfelt thank you to you all.
SIMON, Jeanette Alison:
Brian, Barb and Peter, Chris, Niki, Gary, Taya, Teri, Tom, Andrew, Harper, Gracie and John sincerely thank all those who provided love and support to the family with Jeanette’s passing. All the visits, flowers, cards and messages of comfort we received was immeasurable. Thank you to everyone who came to celebrate the service of Jeanette’s life. Special thanks to Sharyn for taking the service, and to Avenal Park Funeral Home for their valued care and assistance. Thank you to the Inner Wheel ladies for providing sandwiches for the morning tea. As many addresses are unknown, please accept this as a personal acknowledgement of our thanks.
WILSON, Ronald Albert (Ron):
Oriel, Selena, Vivienne, Matthew, Daniel and Benjamin and their families wish to sincerely thank with much gratitude, all those who supported us in any way following Ron’s death and during his illness. We greatly appreciated the kindness shown to us through prayer, phone calls, messages, the many cards, baking, visitors, attendance at Ron’s funeral service, and the donations to the Otago Community Hospice. A sincere thank you to the Rev Brett Roberts, the St Mark’s church family, those who provided the afternoon tea following Ron’s service, and the staff of Doug Nesbit Funeral Services. The support and help from all of you has helped bring us comfort and peace at a very sad time. We are most grateful to the Catlins Medical Centre, Access ladies (Deborah, Jenny, Marie and Jocelyn) for their care and attention during Ron’s illness, and the Hospice staff for their amazing and compassionate care of Ron. Please accept this as a personal acknowledgement to all of you of our sincere appreciation.
BRAND, Isabelle Victoria:
25.10.1930 – 04.04.2019
Passed away peacefully 1 year ago today. Loved wife, mum and nanny.
In life we loved you dearly In death we do the same
We miss you so much Life definitely isnt the same
And while you lie in peaceful sleep Your memory we shall always keep
Bill and family.
One of the best, a true friend, never forgotten.
Love – Wendy