Funeral Notices – Saturday 5th January
If you would like your recently lost loved ones death / funeral notice or memoriam listed here, 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.
ADAMSON, Louis Allan. Passed away in the care of Lake Wakatipu Care Home on Tuesday, December 25, 2018, aged 73 years. Loved father and father-in-law of Paul, John and Kaye, and *Brett, and loved grandfather of Sophie and Will. Loved brother and brother-in-law of Andrea and *Andrew, and *Evan. Private cremation has been held. A memorial service to celebrate Louis’ life will be held in the Lake Hayes Pavilion, Gibbston Highway, on Monday, January 7, 2019, at 2.00pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be left for Hospice Southland. Messages to 103 Devon Street, Arrowtown 9302. (*denotes deceased).
GUISE, Murray John. Of Cromwell (formerly of Waianiwa). Unexpectedly at Krabi Island, Thailand, on Sunday, December 23, 2018, aged 67. Son of the late Bill and Jesse Guise, brother and brother-in-law of Rodney (Mooloolaba), Anne and Michael Ridley (Waimatuku), and the late Ngaire and Bink McQueen (Invercargill). Son-in-law of the late Ray and Mabel Lawrence, and much loved uncle of his niece and nephews.
GUISE, Murray John. Of Cromwell (formerly of Waianiwa). Unexpectedly at Krabi Island, Thailand, on Sunday, December 23, 2018, aged 67. Much loved husband and best friend of Jan, loved and respected father and father-in-law of Shane (Sydney), Mark and Min (Auckland), and Brett and Torunn (Trondheim, Norway). Loved Grandad of Zealena, LeBron and Elly. A memorial celebration of Murray’s life will be held at the Cromwell Town and Country Club, Melmore Terrace, Cromwell, on Friday, January 11, 2019, at 2.00pm. Messages to 4 Kawarau Court, Cromwell 9310. Cared for by Affinity Funerals
Central Otago & Lakes District F.D.A.N.Z.
SHEARING, Jamie Charles. Tragically as the result of an accident, on Wednesday, January 2, 2019, aged 17 years. Forever cherished son of Craig and Caroline (Gore), brother and lifelong mate of Hayden (Invercargill), loved grandson of Raymond and Anne Shearing (Riverton), Ian and Margaret Milne (Edendale), and Rosalie* and Tom* Scott (Australia). Nephew of Denise Milne, Charlie and Tania Milne (Edendale), Bev* and Bevin Watson (Riverton), Lyn and Les Scott (Australia), Graeme and Katrina (Invercargill), Gail and Rick Anderson (Australia), Euan and Lisa (Riverton), Louise*, Emma and Henry Willis (Auckland), Kurt and Jo (Riverton) and a cousin to many. A graveside service for Jamie will be held at Charlton Park Cemetery on Monday, January 7, at 11.00am. Messages to 164 Watties Road, RD 1, Gore 9771. (*denotes deceased)
McKENZIE, Russell John. 24.12.1945 – 5.1.2015
In loving memory of a soulmate, dad and grandad.
You are missed every day.
With love – Chris, Kylie, Kirsty, Matt, Ava and Huddy.
KENNEDY, Thursa Margaret. 18.1.39 – 6.01.18
30932 Lieutenant Colonel (Rtd.) T.M. Kennedy, RRC, RNZNC. Paul Harris Fellow. Thursa’s extended family would like to thank all those that helped in any way during the time leading up to and after her sudden death. Her funeral was a testament to her Military time and the community involvement she had with so many organisations being represented during eulogies. We thank all who helped to make her funeral an event she would have been very proud of, especially the New Zealand Army. A year has now passed and as her family and friends, we miss her, and we will carry her memory with us always.
Rest in peace Thursa.
O’CONNOR, Michael Desmond. Margaret, John, Jan and Fraser, Piper and Riley would like to thank everyone for their kind wishes of support given to us when our dear husband, father and daddad passed away. Thank you for the beautiful flowers, cards, food, and many messages. Also thanks to those who travelled to share in the Celebration of Michael’s life. Thank you to his Speech Therapists Kate and Clare, the staff of Lake Wakatipu Care Home and the Queenstown Bowling Club members for their kindness. Michael was dearly loved and we really miss him. Please accept this as a personal acknowledgement from us.