Funeral Notices – Thursday 4th July
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DOWN, Ethel Christina (nee Wyndham).
Peacefully, age 90. Loved wife of the late Leonard James Down. Beloved mother of Kevin and Lynne, Jenny and John Richardson, Mavis and Jamie. Dearly loved Grandma of her six grandchildren, and Great-Gran of seven. Special thanks to the caring staff at Peacehaven. A memorial service for Ethel will be held in Aoraki Funeral Services Chapel, 160 Mountain View Road, Timaru, on Thursday 4 July at 1:30pm. In lieu of flowers donation to Alzheimers NZ would be appreciated and can be made at the service. Messages can be sent to 24 Archer Street, Parkside, Timaru 7910. Online tributes can be left at frasersfunerals.co.nz/tributes
HOWDEN, Robert Gordon RNZN AB 6802.
Bob passed away peacefully at Peacehaven on Wednesday July 3 2019 at the age of 96, surrounded by family. Dearly loved husband of the late Avis, much loved father and father-in-law of Mervyn and Jill, Carey and Neville Corkery, Blair (Fred) and Alena, Rod and Robyn, and the late Elwyn. Loved Bob Bob of Morgan, Josh, Sam, Natalie, Ana, Mark, Danielle, Sean, Jeremy, Jared, and Jeana. A loved Great Grandbob of his great grandchildren. Loved son of Len and Kathleen Howden, loved brother of Bruce and Hilda, the late Joyce and Bill Gray, Eileen and Bill Elliot, and Harry. A graveside service will be held according to Bob’s wishes at the Eastern Cemetery – Block 38, Invercargill on Friday July 5 at 11.00am. Messages to 88 Fox Street, Invercargill 9810. avenalpark.co.nz
LEMMON, Vincent Owen.
Peacefully at Southland Hospital on Tuesday 2nd July 2019. Love brother of Paul (Australia). As per Vincent’s wishes a private cremation has taken place.
“Thank you to the staff at Glenbrae Rest Home for the love and care of Vincent over the years” Messages to P.O. Box 632, Invercargill.
PEARSEY, Colin James.
It is with great sadness that family advise that a much loved husband, Dad, and Pop has passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Wednesday, July 3, 2019. Funeral details to be advised. Tribute messages can be left online at
STEVENS, Edwin Arthur (Ed).
On Sunday, June 30, 2019 at Wanaka, aged 66 years. Dearly loved husband, best friend and soulmate of Carol. Dearly loved father of Edwina. Much loved brother and brother-in-law of Lesley and Jim, Wendy and Mike, Campbell and Kay. Also most awesome uncle to all his nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. We wish to acknowledge Sean Costello and the Oncology Unit for the outstanding care they provided for Ed over the years. In lieu of flowers a donation may be left at Ed’s service for Central Otago Hospice.
Fly free my darling until we meet again.
A service to celebrate Ed’s life will be held at the Wanaka New Life Church on Saturday, July 6 at 2.00pm, followed by a private cremation. Tributes/ messages to amemorytree.co.nz Cared for by Affinity Funerals Central Otago & Lakes District.
WARNECKE, Gwendoline Ngaire.
Peacefully in her sleep on Wednesday, July 3, 2019, in her 94th year. Loved aunt of Robinette, Kenneth, Christopher, Bronwyn and the late Yvonne. Loved great-aunt of all her nephews and nieces. A service to celebrate Gwen’s life will be held in St Andrew’s Church, Elles Road, on Friday, July 5 at 2.00pm, followed by an interment at the Eastern Cemetery. Messages to 58 Matai Street, Te Anau 9600.mwfunerals.co.nz
May 2, 1951 – July 4, 2018
Sadly missed along life’s way,
Quietly remembered every day,
No longer in my life to share,
But in my heart you’re always
there. Love from Joan xo