Funeral Notices – Saturday 7th September
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BENNETT, Evelyn Elizabeth (Cis).
Peacefully on August 29, 2019, late of Makarewa, in her 94th year. Dearly loved wife of the late Norman. Loved daughter of Evelyn (May) and Joe Gorton, Makarewa. Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Yvonne and Brian Rule, Heather and Phillip Blackler, Carolyn and Neil Milne, Lesley and Robert Toohey, Alastair and Sandra, Craig and Diane. Loved Grandma of her 17 grandchildren, and loved Great-Grandma of her 28 great-grandchildren. Loved sister and sister-in-law of the Bennett/Gorton families. At Mum’s request, a family graveside funeral has been held. Messages to Yvonne Rule, 186 Drysdale Road, Myross Bush 9872.
BOULTER, Janice Faye.
1.8.1943 – 4.9.2019
Peacefully with family by her side. Loved wife of the late George. Adored mother, grandmother and great-grandmother of the late Linda, Maree, Lindsay, Melissa, Kristen, Tylah, Brooklyn and Kimberly Ronald; Robyne, Ken, Kasey, Teish, Adeline and baby Aubrey Stenton; Tracey, Graeme, Jarrob and Anna Sinclair; Chris, Oran, Justin and Jacob Boulter. Also a loved daughter of the late Norman and Gladys Haywood. Loved sister of Mickey and the late Snowy and family, Ray and Lorraine, the late Robbie, Joy and Danny, and Gaye and families; Judy and Ian and family. Much loved by all her nieces and nephews and the wider Boulter Whanau. A special mum to Poppy Dog. Grateful thanks to all the staff at Southland Hospital for your respectful care. Messages to 790 Queens Drive, Invercargill. Online tributes may be left at frasersfunerals.co.nz/tributes At Janice’s request a private family service has been held.
CAMPBELL, John Wallace (Wallace).
Passed away peacefully at Peacehaven Rest Home, Invercargill, on Saturday, August 31, 2019, aged 88 years.
Forever with the Lord
Dearly loved son of the late John and Mary Campbell. Loved brother and brother-in-law of Eugenie, May and Alf*. Loved uncle of his nephews and their families. Special thanks to all those who have supported Wallace with wonderful care over the last three years during his illness. A private family service has been held. Messages to 44 Waihopai Downs Road, Woodlands RD 1, Invercargill 9871. (*denotes deceased). Online tributes may be made on
HYDE, June Doris.
Peacefully at Ripponburn Hospital and Rest Home, Cromwell, on Monday, September 2, 2019, (formerly of “Cotswold Farm” Tuapeka West and “Tavistock”, Wanaka). Wonderful and loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend to many. Wife of the late Antony, mother and mother-in-law of Ralph, Jane, Barbara and Barry and proud Granny of Sarah.
Thank you to Lois and her wonderful team at Ripponburn for their exemplary care. According to her wishes a private family celebration of June’s life has been held. Messages to 3 Jane Street, Macandrew Bay, Dunedin 9014.
OFFICER, Valmai Joyce.
Peacefully and in the care of BUPA Ascot Care Home on Saturday, August 31, 2019; in her 91st year. Dearly loved wife of the late Gordon. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Tiny and Lynette, Robin, and Karen. Adored Nan of Jann* Hazlett, Hayley and Jonothan, Carl, and Wendy. A loved sister, sister-in-law and aunty of her extended family. At Valmai’s request a private cremation has been held. Messages to 9 Waverley Street, Glengarry, Invercargill 9810. (*denotes deceased) avenalpark.co.nz
ROGAL, Stephen John Joseph.
Peacefully in Dunedin, aged 65 years, on August 30, 2019, brother of Bernadette, and the late Jeffrey and John Rogal, and father of Adam Walker, and Freya Rogal. A Memorial gathering will be held at a future date, yet to be determined.
TREE, Neville Mervyn.
Of Riverton. Passed peacefully on September 1, 2019. Loved partner of Aileen for 32 years. Much loved father of Aylene, Janette, Michael “Butch”, Susan and Tracey. Loved brother, Grandad, and Great-Grandad. A special thanks to my friends and staff at Longwood Care Home for their care of Dad. In honouring Neville’s wishes a private cremation has taken place. Messages can be sent to 772 Orepuki Riverton Hwy, RD 1, Riverton 9822.Online tributes can be left at frasersfunerals.co.nz/tributes
“Your course is set for an uncharted sea”
WILSON, Bernard John Bennett (Bern). “Hakuna Matata”
“Air Cooled Kiwi”
Died unexpectedly September 2, 2019, in the mountains of (Utah, USA) doing what he loved, in a place that he made his home. All of his family and his many friends will hold a special place in their hearts for this great guy, big brother, husband, father and uncle.
Messages to The Wilson Family, 371 Avonhead Road, Christchurch 8042.
FINDLAY, Leslie David (Les).
Joyce and John, Graham and Colleen, Paul, Lesley and Russell, and Gaynar and all the grandchildren would like to thank everyone who gave us love and support in the recent loss of our much loved Dad and Grandad/Pa. We greatly appreciate the many cards, flowers, calls, texts and visits. Your thoughtfulness will always be remembered. To everyone who attended Dad’s service, thank you so much. Special thanks also to all the lovely people who helped care for Dad at home, at Takitimu and lastly, at Peacehaven. Our thanks go also to Sally Tily, and Bevan from Fraser and Sons. Please accept this as a personal acknowledgement.
ROSANOWSKI, David Harold (Dave).
Vicki, Aimee and Byron, wish to thank family and friends for the love and support shown to us in the form of visits, hugs, cards, messages, flowers and food, following Dave’s sudden passing. Thank you also to Chris from Avenal Park Funeral Home for being our guide, your thoughtfulness and kindness was a huge comfort at such a difficult time. To the team from Tiwai for their guard of honour for Dave, a heartfelt thank you. It was an awesome tribute to him, as was the number of people who attended the service. Please accept this as a personal acknowledgement.
Your life was a blessing, Your memory a treasure, You are loved beyond words,
And missed beyond measure.
WADDELL, Andrew (Andy).
Passed away on July 1, 2019, Dearly loved and admired husband of the late Ngaire. Respected and loved father for 45 years of the Collins family, Joe, Lynne, Bob, Trev and Pru and their families. Loved pop of all his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. A dearly loved brother and uncle of the Waddell families. A huge thank you to staff of Windsor Park for their kindness and support shown to Andy, Gore Hospital Dr’s and staff for making Andy so comfortable during his final days. A big thank you to everyone who attended and shared their memories and stories with us all. To Kevin and Liz from Hammond & Ryder Funeral Services for the compassion shown to Andy and our family. To Jeanette McIntyre for her words and input towards the service. To those who sent cards and lovely messages. Donations to Parkinson Society. Please accept this as a public acknowledgement.