Funeral Notices – Thursday 2nd May
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BEATTIE, Vera Jane.
Peacefully at Vickery Court, on Wednesday, May 1, 2019; in her 88th year. Dearly loved wife of the late John Beattie (Nightcaps). Loved mother and mother-in-law of Donny and the late Sherrie McRae (Nightcaps), Ian and the late Linda Shefford (Te Anau), Maree (Invercargill), Robyn and Owen Dixon (Invercargill), Sonny and Leeann (Christchurch), Terry and Liz (Invercargill), Cindy (Invercargill), Corrie (Christchurch). Loved Nan of all her grandchildren. A heartfelt thanks to the Vickery Court staff for the love and care of our mum. A service to celebrate the life of Vera will be held in the Winton Presbyterian Church Hall, on Monday, May 6, at 1.00pm, followed by interment at the Nightcaps (Wairio Cemetery). Messages to PO Box 40, Invercargill 9840.
BROWN, Diane Coral (Di).
Passed away at home, surrounded by her loving family, on Wednesday, May 1, 2019. Dearly loved daughter of the late Jack and Velma. Much loved sister of Shona Brown, Raewyn and Paul Hardaker. Adored aunty of Alex, Henry and Eliza. A special thank you to Dr Pat Hastilow, Medical Ward Southland Hospital, Community Caregivers for their care and support. A Celebration of Di’s life will be held on Monday, May 6, 1.30pm, at Invercargill Working Mens Club, 154 Esk Street Invercargill. Messages to c/- Brown Family, PO Box 1380, Invercargill 9840. frasersfunerals.co.nz
CHURCHILL, Melanie Kim (Mel).
Of Otatara, Clyde and Wanaka. It is with great sadness that we inform you that Mel passed on Monday, April 29, 2019, aged 31. Cherished daughter of Mark and Andrea, adored, one of a kind sister and sister-in-law of Jena and Matt Brierley, loved granddaughter of Jack and the late Caryl Churchill, and Jean and the late Lex McKenzie, treasured niece to her aunties and uncles, and cousin. A special friend and teacher of Wanaka Pre-school, and good friend of Jim Scott. In lieu of flowers a donation may be left at Mel’s service for ‘I Am Hope’. A service to honour Mel’s life will be held at Affinity Funeral Home (The Cellar Door), 143A Centennial Avenue, Alexandra, on Sunday, May 5 at 1.30pm, followed by a private cremation. Messages to: 8 Vincent Place, Clyde 9330. Cared for by
Affinity Funerals Central Otago & Lakes District F.D.A.N.Z.
(of Clyde). Peacefully after a brief illness on Wednesday, May 1, 2019, aged 77 years. Loved father and father-in-law of Jeanine and John, Aaron and Cathy, Callan and Rachel, Rachael and Rupert, Nadia and Dominic, and Rose. Loved Grandad of Jack, Estelle, James, Finn, Ruby, Mikaela, Jordan, Olivia, Samuel, Grier, Charlie, Alex, Aria, Olive, Ethan, Valerie, Vincent, and Eva. Loved brother of Snowy, and the late Jack, Valerie, and David. A service to celebrate Ray’s life will be held in the St Mungo’s Union Church, 60 Sunderland Street, Clyde, on Saturday, May 4, at 2.00pm, the service will leave directly for the Clyde Cemetery for the interment. Messages to 121 Mason Road, Invercargill 9812. avenalpark.co.nz
HEADS, John Craik. (Craik) RNZAF 443806. Peacefully on Wednesday 1st May 2019 in the loving care of the staff at Rowena Jackson. Aged 95 years. Dearly loved husband of Marjorie* & Lorraine. Loved father & father-in-law of Rosemary & Nigel* Bary, John & Fay, Robin (Buck)*, Dale* & Liz, Carol & Stuart Keer-Keer, Ginny & Shane Greenfield. Dearly loved grandfather & uncle. Loved stepfather and friend of Evelyn, Doug, Bruce & Linda.“Gone to catch up with his boys”
A service for family and close friends will be held in the Southland Crematorium on Saturday 4thMay at 10am. Messages to 63 Chesney Street, Tisbury, Invercargill. * Denotes deceased mwfunerals.co.nz
MUNRO, Noeline Gladys (nee McKenzie).
Died peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Sunday, April 28, 2019, in her 94th year. Devoted wife of the late Lloyd Douglas Munro. Dearly loved and cherished mother and mother-in-law of Grant, Jeffrey and Robyn, Julianne, Hildamae, and Virginia. Adored Grandma to Rhem and Janelle, Leanne, Chantelle and Tim, Brendon and Kate, Rochelle and Dennis, Josephine and Jason, Catriona and Richie, Genevieve and Michael, Ben, and Gus. Great-Grandma to Isaac, Isla, Joshua, Samuel, Olivia, Aliyah, Jackson, and Marlayna. She treasured her sister and brother-in-law Janette and Bryan, and her late brothers and sister-in-law, Alan and Molly, Keith and Graeme, and her nieces and nephews. Every person she met was precious to her.
Our mother was a “good and faithful servant”, unwavering in her devotion to the Lord.
A private cremation has been held and a memorial service will follow at a later date. Our thanks to the staff at Clare House for their kind and compassionate care. Messages to 129 Tanner Street, Invercargill. avenalpark.co.nz
SHEAT, Agnes Ellen (nee Byers).
Passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 27, 2019, in her 94th year. Loved wife of the late Clifford Sheat, much loved mother and mother-in-law of Wayne and Jenny, and grandmother to Alice and Adrian and their partners, Alister and Megan. Cherished great-nana of Ruby, Joel and Arthur. Sister to the late Jack, Richard, Ron, Jean, and Daph, and a special aunty to their families.
“Remembered always, dearly and fondly in our hearts.”
A funeral service for Ellen will be held in the Avenal Park Chapel, 75 Fox Street, Invercargill, on Saturday, May 4, at.10.00am. The funeral will conclude with an interment at the Eastern Cemetery. Messages to 92 Avenal Street, Invercargill. avenalpark.co.nz