Funeral Notices -Saturday 6th April
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BLEAKLEY, Allan Robert. Passed to glory on Sunday, March 31, 2019, aged 73. Beloved husband and friend of Gaylene. Much loved father, father-in-law and Pop to his family: Leanne and Mark Johnston, Sam, James, Sophie, William, Alex and Lucy; Karen Bleakley and Malcolm Fagerlund, Isabelle; Megan Bleakley and Miles Chamberlayne; Sianon Bleakley and Cassandra Armstrong, Charlie and Havana. A friend to many.
‘Safe in the arms of Jesus’ The Memorial Service for Allan will be held at the Lincoln Events Centre on Monday, April 8 at 1.00pm.
COLVILLE, Bruce. On March 27, 2019. Passed away aged 72 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Anne Colville. Much loved father of Tracey and David. Loving grandad of Nenah and Vidal. Loved brother-in-law of Jean and Don, and loved uncle to Carla, Troy and Ruth. In lieu of flowers, donations to The NZ Cancer Society, Wellington Division (Inc), 52 Riddiford St, Newtown 6021, would be appreciated or can be left at the service. A memorial service to celebrate Bruce’s life will be held at the Harbour City Funeral Home Chapel, cnr Fergusson Dr and Ward St, Upper Hutt, on Friday, April 12, 2019, at 11.00am.
GUTSELL, Jackie (Lorraine Isabel) (nee Richardson). Passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 4, 2019 at Peacehaven, in her 85th year, surrounded by her loving family. Much loved wife (61 years) of the late Earl. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Wendy, Douglas, Susan and Murray, Lynley and Bruce, Mark, Ricky, Scott and Angela. Much loved Grandmother and Great-Grandmother. Loved daughter of the late Bill and Isabel Richardson (Freshford). Loved sister and sister-in-law of Ruth* and Vic*, Ernie* Neville* Flora Kelvin/Squirt, Maurice and Dawn, Andy and Shirley*, David* Dennis*, Joan* and George*, Daphne*, Valerie and Barry/Salty, Phyllis and Bill*. Loved daughter-in-law of Moses* and Marion* Gutsell. Loved sister-in-law of Henry* and Kathleen*, Joy* and Angus*, Mary and Huck*, Jean* and Duncan*, Hazel* and Ken*, Gordon* and Maree, Nelson and Lyn, Leslie and Elvina*, Ivan* and Megan, Johnny, Patsy*, Phyllis and Bill*. Much loved aunty to all her nieces and nephews. A farewell for Jackie will be held on Monday, April 8, 1.30pm, at J Fraser and Sons Chapel, Corner Esk and Doon Streets, Invercargill. Interment at Wyndham Cemetery to follow. Messages to 58 David Street, Invercargill. (*denotes deceased) frasersfunerals.co.nz
HARPER, Raymond Aubrey Ian (Ray). QSM, QSO. It is with sadness that we wish to announce that Ray has passed away peacefully at his home, surrounded by his loving family, on Thursday, April 4, 2019; in his 92nd year. Much loved husband and soulmate of Natalie (his wife of 67 years). Adored father of Jill and Ken McChlery (Te Anau), Jenny and Bob Howitt (Arrowtown), loved Poppa of Mark and Nadia Dickison (Auckland), Katie and Philip Blatch (Ardlussa), and Tom Dickison. Loving great-grandfather of Jimmy and Ollie Blatch, and Eva Dickison, and much loved uncle of his nieces and nephews. Loved brother and brother-in-law of the late Rodney and Irene Harper, Mervyn and Eileen Harper. A service for Ray will be held in ILT Stadium Southland, Surrey Park Rd, Invercargill, at 1.00pm on Monday, April 8, followed by a private cremation. In lieu of flowers, donations to ILT Stadium Southland may be left at the service. Messages to 151 George Street, Invercargill 9810. frasersfunerals.co.nz
LANGFORD, Petula Therese. 24.7.1951 – 4.4.2019. Petula passed away peacefully at Vickery Court Rest Home on Thursday, April 4, 2019, aged 67 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Kevin, and loved mother of Reon (Australia), Zane and Lina (Underwood), Tara and Dean (Upper Hutt), Brit (Invercargill), and Glyn and Pip (Winton). Loved Nana of Keira, Levi, and Reid Langford. Loved daughter of the late Jim and Mary McHugh (Winton). R.I.P. Rosary will be held at St Thomas Aquinas Church, 84 Great North Road, Winton, on Sunday, April 7, at 5.00pm. A Requiem Mass will be celebrated in the church on Monday, April 8, at 10.00am. The service will conclude with the burial at the East Winton Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to Hospice Southland would be appreciated and may be left at the service. Messages to 135 Great North Road, Winton 9720. God saw you getting tired, And a cure was not to be, So he put his arms around you, And whispered “Come to me”. Rest in Peace, Mum. avenalpark.co.nz
LINKLATER, John James Tregoning (Jack). 443252, 2NZEF, 23rd Btn, Egypt, Italy, Sgt. Passed away 9.15am on April 3, 2019, at the Wesley Rest Home, Auckland; 1 month into his 97th year. Much loved husband to Tui Miro (nee Baldwin, deceased), and father and father-in-law to Richard, Hamish and Yao, Bruce and Emma, Colin and Lee, and Ariel and Wilma. Poppa Jack to Esther, Scott, Keri, and Brad and their families. A Funeral Service for Jack will be held at the Chapel of Forrest Funeral Services, 8 Glen Rd, Browns Bay, Auckland, on Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at 11.00am.
STRANGMAN, Kim Marie. On April 2, 2019, peacefully at Christchurch Hospital, surrounded by family and friends, aged 56 years. Loved and cherished mum of Liam, and Jorja, dearly loved daughter of Margaret and the late James Strangman, much loved sister and sister-in-law of Sue and Don Mackintosh, Darryl, and Gary. Special thanks to the staff at Ward 25, Christchurch Hospital, for their compassionate care and support. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Kim Strangman, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. In lieu of flowers, donations to Leukaemia and Blood Cancer NZ would be appreciated and may be made at the service. The Service to Celebrate Kim’s life will be held in our Westpark Chapel, 467 Wairakei Road, Burnside, Christchurch, on Tuesday, April 9, at 2.00pm. Private cremation thereafter.
TODD, Bryan William: 26.10.1959 – 03.04.2019. Died unexpectedly at work on Wednesday, April 3, 2019. Dearly loved soulmate of Raewyn. Beloved Dad of Tania, Matthew and Samantha, and step-dad to Dwayne, Mel and Corey, Ben and Zoe. Very much loved Pop to all his grandchildren. Friend to all. Funeral details to follow. Messages to 20 Talbot Place, Invercargill 9810.
TODD, Bryan William. 26.10.1959 – 03.04.2019. Died unexpectedly at work on Wednesday, April 3, 2019. Dearly loved soulmate of Raewyn. Beloved Dad of Tania, Matthew and Samantha, and step-dad to Dwayne, Mel and Corey, Ben and Zoe. Very much loved Pop to all his grandchildren. Friend to all. Funeral details to follow. Messages to 20 Talbot Place, Invercargill 9810. frasersfunerals.co.nz
WEBSTER, Lorraine Elizabeth. Passed away with her children at her side at Wyndham and Districts Community Rest Home on Thursday, April 4, 2019, aged 72. Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Glenn and Dizzy, Chris and Liz, Liane and Mike, Lisa and Dave. A loved Nana of Daniel; Amy, Kyle, and Joel; Shane, Matthew, Alyssa, and Sharon; Corey, and Emma, and great-grandma to her 16 great-grandchildren (one in the oven). A loved sister of Beverley and Diane.
“Much loved by all and will be sadly missed every day”
A service to celebrate Lorraine’s life will be held at Southern Funeral Home Chapel, 106 Hokonui Drive, Gore, on Monday, April 8, at 1.00pm, followed by interment at Mataura Cemetery where she will be laid to rest with her late husband Allan. In lieu of flowers donations kindly accepted for the Wyndham Rest Home staff and her carers. A very special thank you to the Wyndham Rest Home staff and Lorraine’s home carers for their exceptional care and kindness which was outstanding. Messages c/- 106 Hokonui Drive, Gore 9710.
GRAVES, Elsie. Alan, Murray and Paula would like to thank family and friends for their care, love and support, shown before and after the passing of Elsie.
RIP Mum, you’re always in our thoughts.