Funeral Notices – Saturday 8th February
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ALLAN, Murray John (Mad Movies).
16.12.1952 – 5.2.2020
Passed away peacefully at his home, on Wednesday, February 5, 2020. Much loved father of Michelle, Bianca, and Robert, and loved brother of Bruce, Johnny, Yvonne, and Delores. All relatives and friends of Murray are invited to a time of refreshment and sharing of memories, from 11.30am onwards on Tuesday, February 11, in J Fraser and Sons’ Lounge, cnr Esk and Doon Streets, and to the service which will commence at 1.00pm in the Chapel. Following the service, the funeral will leave for the interment service at Wairio Cemetery. Donations can be made at the service to the Cancer Society of New Zealand. Messages may be sent to Murray’s tribute page on frasersfunerals.co.nz/tributes
Passed after a short illness on February 6, 2020, at Christchurch Hospital, aged 73 years. Loved and cherished husband of Sandra Bird. Father of John, David, and Elizabeth. Loved Adrien of Mia Borrie (London). Loved brother of Helen (Waiuku), Jill (Australia), Stephanie (Australia), and their families. Respected brother-in-law of David Bird. Special thanks to Wairau Hospital, Westpac Rescue Helicopter, and Christchurch Hospital ICU for their care of Adrien. Donations to St John Ambulance would be appreciated and may be made online at bit.ly/raborrie0620 Messages may be addressed to the family of the late Adrien Borrie, C/- 19 London Street, Richmond, Christchurch 8013. A Celebration of Adrien’s life will be held at St Barnabas Anglican Church, cnr Fendalton Road and Tui Street, Christchurch, on Wednesday, February 12, at 2.00pm. Private cremation thereafter.
On Wednesday 5 February 2020 at Vickery Court, aged 79 years.
Dearly loved wife of the late Terry, much loved mother of Paul, Logan and Catherine. Loved gran of Samantha, Erik, and Sionelle, and the late Daniel. Loved sister of Betty, and Donald, loved sister in-law and aunty of all her extended family. A service to celebrate Mary’s life will be held in the Avenal Park Chapel 75 Fox Street on Tuesday 11 February at 1pm. Private cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Southland Riding for the Disabled would be appreciated and can be left at the service. Messages to 4 Kildare Drive, Invercargill 9810. avenalpark.co.nz
EDWARDS, Kevin John.
Tragically taken from us on February 3, 2020, in Christchurch Hospital, as a result of a road accident, aged 78 years young. Most dearly loved husband of Dianne. So very much loved Dad, step-dad, father-in-law and friend of Nicky and Dean, Paul and Freyja, Debbie and Gavin, Brian, Sheryl and Mike, and Tanea. Adored grandpa and grandad of Jacob, Jayden, Isaak, Nevarna, Liam, Livy, Lara, Kahlan, Kahn, Lexie and Ngahere. Great-grandpa of Archer-Rose, Noah and Kiah. Our hearts are broken.
Kevin will be at home at 31 Wakefield-Kohatu Highway, Wakefield, for people who wish to pay their respects from Saturday, February 8, 2020, until Monday, February 10, 2020. A funeral service for Kevin will be held at Annesbrook Church, 40 Saxton Road West, Stoke, Nelson, on Tuesday, February 11, 2020, commencing at 2.00pm.
GRANT, Vincent Graeme (Graeme).
On February 4, 2020, at Sacred Heart Home and Hospital, Dunedin, after a short illness; aged 91 years. Loved father and father-in-law of Chris and Ira (Oxford, UK), David and Gail (Balclutha), and Malcolm (Gold Coast), loved grandfather of Jordan, Cameron; and Nuriana, loved brother of the late Lynda, and loved uncle to all his nieces and nephews. Thank you to the Little Sisters of the Poor, and the staff of Scared Heart for their care and support. Graeme’s working life included the National Mortgage Company, McKewen Machinery, and he was recognised as a Paul Harris Fellow by the Rotary Foundation. A service for Graeme will be held in Hope and Sons Chapel, 523 Andersons Bay Road, Dunedin at 12.30pm, on Wednesday, February 12, followed by private cremation. Messages to 3 St Andrew Place, Balclutha 9230.
KING, Valerie Elizabeth (Val) (nee Muldrew).
On February 6, 2020, dearly loved wife of the late Robin, much loved mother and mother-in-law of Janette and Barry Gill, Brenda and Doug Rabbidge, and Douglas and the late Colleen King. A special Grandmum to her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Messages to 1 Ballantrae St, Wallacetown 9816.
NEILSON, Gellie. With her beloved husband John by her side, Gellie has passed away in her own home as per her wishes on Saturday 1st February 2020, in her 80thyear. Loved wife and soul mate of John Neilson. Cherished mother & mother in law of Stephen & Anne, Tony & Karina,. Adored nana of Jess, Aimee, Tim, & Joel. Great grandmother of Kaylee, Cohen, & Storm. Loved sister of Willie Kempenaar, the late Loekie van der Wal & Gerben Kempenaar. Much loved aunt of all her nieces & nephews. A service to celebrate Gellie`s life will be held in the All Saints Church, Dee Street, Invercargill on Wednesday 12th February 2020 at 2pm. Followed by an interment at Eastern cemetery. Messages to 21 Coronation Street, Invercargill 9812. mwfunerals.co.nz
RODERICK, Tane Ross.
Suddenly as the result of an accident in Moeraki on February 6, 2020; aged 42 years. Soulmate of Sandy Bustos, dearly loved mate and son of Noble Roderick, and Sally, much loved brother and brother-in-law of Linda and Ron, Kara and Roger, Jade and Daniel, Saida and Carlos, loved Uncle to all of his nieces and nephews. Tane will be at the Uenuku Marae, 4 Te Karita Road, Moeraki, from 3pm Saturday. A Tangi for Tane will be held at the Marae, at 11.00am, on Tuesday, February 11, the funeral then leaving for the Hampden Cemetery. Messages to Tane’s page on www.tributes.co.nz
STEVENS, Rosemary Margaret (Rosie).
Daughter of Ewing and the late Mary Stevens, step-daughter of Annette and sister of Jenny, Jane and Adam, passed away unexpectedly at her home in Rotorua on February 2, 2020, aged 56.
Much loved and will be missed by us and her extended whãnau.
A funeral and farewell will be held at the Novotel Rotorua, where Rosie worked for the last 22 years, on Friday, February 14, at 2.00pm.
Your star will shine bright, your laugh remembered and your big heart will leave a
hole in ours.
Hãere i runga i te rangi-mãrie.
STANTON, Shona Mary.
Peacefully on January 5, 2020, in Wellington, aged 78 years. Beloved daughter of the late Pat and Edith (Bubs) Stanton. Sister of the late Pat (dec) and Peter (dec). She will be greatly missed by her extended family and friends. Special thanks to the staff at Bupa Whitby Care Home for their loving care of Shona over the years. A Requiem Mass will be held in St Theresa’s Catholic Church, Karori Road, Karori, on Monday, February 10, 2020, at 11.00am. Messages to the Stanton family may be sent C/- 306 Willis Street, Wellington 6011. Lychgate Funerals.
WALKER, Rhonda Marie.
Dearly loved wife of 48 years of Roy. Passed 01.02.20. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Frances Walker, Rachael and Stephen Chalmers and Glenys and Marcus Tolliday. The craftee nanna of Shaun and Mary, Annalise, and Blake Chalmers and Elizabeth Tolliday. At Rhonda’s request a private service for Rhonda was held on Monday. Special thanks to the Precious babies ladies, the southland Rose Society, the team at CCU at Kew Hospital, and Distinct Funeral Services. Messages to 19 Glenalmond crescent, Invercargill.