Funeral Notices – Thursday 11th July
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HARTSTONGE, Mary Ellen (Sister Mary Lucia, RSM).
Died peacefully on July 9, 2019, at Ross Home, Dunedin. Loved member of Nga Whaea Atawhai o Aotearoa Sisters of Mercy New Zealand, in her 63rd year of Religious Profession. Dearly loved daughter of the late Nancy and Bill Hartstonge, much loved sister and sister-in-law of the late Raymond, Denise (Christchurch), Noel and Marie (Gore), Earl and Louise (Havelock North), and Judy and Jim Neilan (Dunedin), and loved Aunt of all her nieces and nephews and their families. A Requiem Mass for Sr Lucia will be celebrated at Holy Name Church at 11.00am on Saturday, July 13. A Prayer Vigil will be held in the Mercy Chapel (Macandrew Rd) at 6.00pm on Friday, July 12. Grateful thanks to those who cared so lovingly for Sr Lucia during her time of illness, especially the staff at Dunrowan, Ross Home. Gillions Funeral Services Ltd FDANZ NZIFH
HENKE, Russell George.
Aged 64 years. Peacefully on Monday, July 8, 2019, at Gore Hospital. Loved son of William* and Eva* Henke, loved brother and brother-in-law of Mervyn and Cathy* (Balclutha), Kenneth* and Avis, Trevor*, Lindsay* and Dorothy, Steven, and Paul*, a loved cousin and a loved uncle of his nieces and nephews. In accordance with Russell’s wishes a private graveside service will be held at Charlton Park Cemetery. Messages to Diane Johnston, 21 Walker Street, Riverton 9822. (*denotes deceased.)
LOAN, Ronald Gillanders (Ron).
Peacefully at Peacehaven on Tuesday, July 9, 2019, aged 91. Dearly loved husband of the late Eva. Loved father and father-in-law of Alison, Malcolm and Cheryl, Geoff and Evelyn, Stuart and Isabelle and the late Peter. Loved Grandad of Carla and her husband Tim, Emma and Amy. Loved great-grandad of Joshua, Ethan, Danielle and Samantha and great-great- grandad to Harper. A service to celebrate Ron’s life will be held in J Fraser and Sons Chapel, cnr Esk and Doon Streets, Invercargill on Saturday, July 13, at 10.00am followed by interment at Eastern Cemetery. Messages to 7 Northwood Avenue Invercargill. Online tributes may be left at frasersfunerals.co.nz/tributes
MacKENZIE-McKAY, Kane Steven.
On Sunday, July 7, 2019, aged 22 years. Dearly loved son of Joanne MacKenzie, brother of Jeana, Jessie, and Brody. Loved father of Dayton, and Skylah. Loved uncle of Rylan, Ashton, Jai, and Benson. A service for Kane will be held in the Avenal Park Chapel, 75 Fox Street, on Friday, July 12, at 2.30pm. We will be leave immediately after the service for the interment at the Eastern Cemetery. Messages to 107 Morton Street, Invercargill 9812.
SOMERVILLE, Susan Christine (nee Rodger).
Passed away on Tuesday, July 9, 2019. Much loved mother, Nana and friend. A service for Susan will be held at the West Otago Community Centre, Suffolk Street, Tapanui, on Monday, July 15, at 1.00pm, private interment to follow. Messages to [email protected]
SPENCE, Alexander Hugh.
Peacefully at Peacehaven on July 10, 2019. Dearly loved husband of the late Marion. Loved father and father-in-law Nigel and Debbie (Brisbane), Murray and Raewyn. Proud Pop of Tarryn & Shay, Sharnia, Gemma, Joshua and Amber. Loved Pop of all his great-grandchildren. Messages to 79 Oreti Street, Kingswell, Invercargill. The funeral service for Alexander will be held on Monday, July 15, 2019 at J Fraser and Sons Chapel, Cnr Esk and Doon Streets, Invercargill, commencing at 10.30am. Online tributes may be made to
SQUIRES, Michael Robert (Tizzy).
Peacefully at Hospice Southland on July 10, 2019, surrounded by his loving family. Dearly loved son of Lorraine and Lindsay. Adored brother of Rosalea, Christopher, Sharyn, Lesley, Murray and Ivan and a very special uncle Tizzy to Luke, Courtney, Reece, Ricky, Campbell, Chloe and Fraser.
‘Gone home to Stewart Island’
A celebration of Tizzy’s life will be held at the Oban Presbyterian Church, Stewart Island, on Saturday, July 12, 2019, commencing at 2.00pm. Afternoon tea will follow at the South Sea Hotel. Many thanks to the wonderful staff at Southland Hospital and Hospice Southland for your loving care. In lieu of flowers donations in Tizzy’s memory to the Cancer Society would be appreciated. On line tributes may be made at frasersfunerals.co.nz/tributes