Funeral Notices – Saturday 4th August
If you would like your recently lost loved ones death/funeral notice listed on contact your Funeral Director for more information about this free service. They can also help you write the notice and offer other helpful advice and services in this time of need.
JOHNSTONE, John Samuel (Jack). Passed away peacefully on Friday 3 August 2018 at Southland Hospital with family at his side, aged 91. Dearly loved husband of the late Elizabeth (Betty). Loved and respected father and father-in-law of Margaret, Alan and Noeline (Port Douglas), Elizabeth and Barry Clarke (Christchurch), Paul and Jocelyn
(Cromwell). Loved Grandad of Mark, Niki, Kristan, Emma; Alexei; Naomi, Aaron, Sam; and their respective spouses. Special Great-Grandad to his fourteen great-grandchildren. A much loved uncle to his many nephews and nieces. A service to celebrate Jack’s life will be held in J Fraser & Sons’ Chapel, cnr Esk and Doon Streets, Invercargill on Tuesday 7 August at 1:30pm, followed by private interment at Eastern Cemetery. Messages can be
sent to 17 Butler Street, Opawa, Christchurch 8023. Special thanks to staff of Clare House, Waikiwi, and to the doctors and staff of the Medical Ward at Southland Hospital.
Respectfully cared for by J Fraser & Sons Ltd, FDANZ www.frasersfunerals.co.nz
JOHNSTONE, John Samuel (Jack). Dearly loved son of *Alexander and *Rachel. Loved brother and brother-in-law of *Lex and *Grace, *Rachel and *Keith Wilson, *Elza and Keith Turner, *Ritaand *Roy Shields; *David and *Agnes Diack, *John and Kathleen Glover, *Alan and Isobel Condie. Greatly loved cousin, and friend to many. (* denotes
HAYES, Marilyn June (Mazz). Peacefully at Southland Hospital with her loving family by her side on Thursday, 2nd August 2018. Much loved and cherished daughter of Torrie and the late Sandy Ross. Loved sister and sister-in- law of Peter and Sharon. Loved mother of Jarn, Clélia and Chris, and adored Nana Mazz of Levi. Dearly loved and best friend of Alastair. A service to celebrate Mazz’s life will be held in the Avenal Park Chapel on Tuesday, 7th August at 10:00am. The service will conclude with a private cremation. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Southland SPCA would be appreciated and may be left at
the service. Messages to 272 Yarrow Street, Invercargill 9810.
THOMPSON, Ivy Hazel. Peacefully at Southland Hospital on Thursday, 2 nd August 2018, aged 88 years. Dearly loved sister and sister-in-law of Violet*, Rita* & Bill*, Cliff*, Stanley* & Mona*, May* and Murdie, Irene* & Jack*, Duncan*, Alex and Sylvia, Phyllis, Ian* Irene, and Rose. Loved aunt of all her nieces and nephews. A graveside service for Ivy will be held at the Tuatapere Cemetery on Monday, 8 th August at 12:30pm.
Messages to Pukemaori, 2RD, Otautau 9682.
BAIRD, Melba Jean. Resting peacefully after a short illness, on Thursday, August 2, 2018, at Gore Hospital. Loved wife of the late Stuart, loving mother, mother-in-law, Nana and great-Nana of Allan (Five Rivers), Heather and Doug Wing, Julia and Brad, Ella and Zac Johnstone, Darryn and Jenny, Adam, Ryan, and Logan (Wendon), Lindsay (Five Rivers), Murray and Ruby, Jeremy, Callum and Tiffany (Balfour), Kimberley and Jonathan, Tahlia and Harper McKeown (Wyndham), Kathryn (Gore), Neil and Sharryl, James, Alica and Hamish (Wendon). A service to celebrate Jean’s life will be held in St Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Ardwick Street, Gore, on Wednesday, August 8, 2018, at 2.00pm, private cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers donations kindly accepted for St John Ambulance. Messages to 138 Reaby Road, RD4, Gore 9774. Southern Funeral Home Gore, F.D.A.N.Z.
BLOXHAM, Kaye Diane. Peter and family wish to acknowledge with gratitude and sincere thanks, the many people who helped to farewell Kaye, especially the Fiordland Medical Team, our awesome District Nurses, the Oncology crew at Kew and the Hospice team, all of whom played a major part in making Kaye’s last few months as comfortable as humanly possible. Thanks to those who were able to attend her farewell at Ladies Mile and for the flowers and food, along with countless cards and messages of condolence, both national and international. Special thanks to Anne Robbie and Janice Dodds for the parts you played. Rest in Peace Beautiful Lady, God knows, you’ve earned it.
SHANKS, Ryan Craig. Ryan passed away at Hospital on his 27th birthday, Thursday, August 2, 2018. Loved son of Susan, brother and brother-in-law of Tim and Narrelle, loved Uncle of Hayley and Leighton, nephew of Mary and the late Moe Murray, Ian and Wendy Shanks, cousin to Brendan, Wayne, Steven, Gary, Trevor and Sindy, and families, and friend to many. Funeral notice to follow. Messages to 49 Hamilton Street, Gore 9710.
Southern Funeral Home Gore, F.D.A.N.Z.
MACGILLIVRAY, Olive Gertrude. 22.3.1938 – 3.7.2018Owen, David and Sandy, Leanne, and Craig would like to express our sincere gratitude to everyone who provided support and kindness in the passing of Olive. Thank you to those who sent cards, flowers and food and the many who attended Olive’s service. A very special thanks to all the staff at Clare House for your support and care for Olive (Gertie) for the past two years. It was very much appreciated. Please accept this as a personal acknowledgement and thank you for the kindness and support so freely given.