Funeral Notices – Thursday 3rd January
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ANDERSON, Struan Robert. Peacefully on Monday, December 31, 2018, at Rowena Jackson Village, aged 94 years. Much loved husband of the late Rita (nee Lindsay); father and father-in-law of Michael and Michelle; Richard, and Philip and Mary. Dearly loved Nandad of Todd and Stancy, Kirstin, Caitlin, Sian and Derek, Jehnna, Max, Jed and Elsie. A service to celebrate the life of Struan will be held in the Winton Presbyterian Church, on Saturday, January 5, at 11.00am, followed by an interment at the East Winton Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations to QEII Trust gratefully accepted and can be made at the service. Messages to 52 Alexander Road, RD 2, Winton 9782.
JACOBSON, Lorna Jessie (nee Cumming). Passed away peacefully, aged 88, on Saturday, December 29, 2018, at Summerset Wigram Retirement Village, Christchurch. Dearly beloved wife of John (Jack) Jacobson for 66 years. Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Mark and Anna, Paul and Angela, Ann, Owen and Connie, and Clare and David Clark. Treasured grandmother of Karl, Dana, Sam, Tony, Will, Juscinda, Nadine, Belinda, Rachael, Oliver, and Hamish. Loved great-grandmother of her 7 great-grandchildren. Sister of the late John, Ernest and Mary Cumming. Sister-in-law of the late Colleen and Brian Fitzsimmons, Peggy and Pat Fitzgerald and Eddie and Joyce Jacobson. The celebration of Lorna’s life will be held at Hope Presbyterian Church, 27 Amyes Road, Hornby, on Friday, January 4, at 11.00am, followed by interment at Shands Road Cemetery. Messages by email [email protected] or c/- PO Box 7244, Sydenham 8240.
PEDERSEN, Svend Aage (Svend). (Captain, Jutland Dragoon Regiment (Denmark) and United Nations Military Observation Group in India and Pakistan). On December 29, 2018 after a long illness, aged 87 years. Husband of Sonja for 55 years. Much loved father and father-in-law of Lene and Peter (Auckland), Christine and Ole (Melbourne), and Tracey and Karsten (Queenstown). Loved grandfather and great-grandfather of all his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Loved brother and brother-in-law of Edith (Canada), Eva, Arne Pedersen, Arne Nielsen and the late Esther and late Else. (Denmark). We would to thank all of those people who cared for and supported Svend during his illness particularly Dr Robert Bester, the staff of Southland Hospital, Hospice Southland, Rowena Jackson and members of the Southland Orienteering Club. A service to celebrate Svend’s life will be held on Tuesday January 8, 2019 at 1.30pm at Fraser & Sons, Cnr of Esk and Doon Sts Invercargill. A private cremation will follow. In lieu of flowers and in the memory of Svend donations to Hospice Southland would be appreciated and can be made directly or at the service. Messages to Pedersen Family, 226 Dunns Road, Otatara No 9 RD, Invercargill. frasersfunerals.co.nz
SPEDEN, Maurice Laurie (aka Curley and Speedy). Passed away on Sunday, December 30, 2018 at Rowena Jackson, Invercargill. Loved son of the late Bob Speden and Sylvia Bradford. Much loved nephew of his ‘second’ Mums, Ann Barrett, Peg Laws and Amy Wilson. Also much loved companion of Margaret Biggar. Loved cousin of the Barrett, Laws and Wilson families. Loved by his many friends. Now at Peace.
A service to celebrate Maurice’s life will be held in J Fraser and Sons Chapel, cnr Esk and Doon Streets, Invercargill, on Friday, January 4, at 11.00am. Special thanks to the wonderful caring staff at Rowena Jackson and Hospice Southland. In lieu of flowers donations to Hospice Southland may be left at the service. frasersfunerals.co.nz
VERNON, George Henry. 42238 Pacific RNZAF WWII. Peacefully at Dunstan Hospital, Clyde, on January 1, 2019, aged 96 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Jen, loved Dad and father-in-law of Glenda and Peter Gallagher, loved Grandad of Karen and Matt, Hayden (Manu), much loved and respected great-Grandad George of Kees, Lily, Paige and Jarnye, and four legged friend Amaia. Much loved ‘Uncle George’ of the Vernon and Hume families. “A true gentleman.” At George’s request a private cremation has been held. A celebration of George’s life will be held at Jim Humes, Hanning Road, Earnscleugh, Clyde, on Saturday, January 5, at 1.00pm. No flowers by request, but donations can be made to RSA and Dunstan Hospital at the celebration. Many thanks to staff at Dunstan Hospital and Cornerstone Health for their wonderful care and support. Messages to 4 Austin Place, Cromwell 9310. Central Otago Funerals Alexandra, F.D.A.N.Z.
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