Funeral Notices – Thursday 7th January
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ARCHIBALD, Helen Agnes:
On Tuesday, January 5, 2021, passed away peacefully at Christchurch Hospital, aged 84 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Graham, loved mother and mother-in-law of Geoff, Janet and Paul, Raewyn and John, Pauline and Rex, Jocelyn and Stephen, loving grandma of her ten grandchildren and partners, and great-grandaughter Arabella, loved sister of the late George, Ernie, and Russell Poole, and loved aunty of all her nieces and nephews.
“Surely goodness and mercy has followed me all the days of my life, and I shall dwell in His house forever”
Messages may be addressed to the Archibald family C/- 19 London Street, Christchurch 8013. A funeral service to Celebrate the life of Helen will be held at St Mark’s Presbyterian Church, 150 Withells Road, Avonhead, Christchurch, on Saturday, January 9, at 10.00am.
COOK, Betty Irene:
On December 31, 2020, peacefully at Birchleigh Residential Care Centre, Mosgiel; aged 98 years. Dearly loved stepmother of Maureen* and Jack* Fraser, Bert and Carol Cook (Mosgiel), Joy Schulthess and Bob Tyley (Karitane), Allen and Neta Cook (Waikaia), and dearly loved Grandma and Nana to her many Cook family step-grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren.
9/11/1940 – 4/1/2021. Peacefully, on Monday 4 January 2021, with her family beside her, and in the care of the wonderful Rowena Jackson staff. Dearly loved wife and best friend of Ray. Much loved Mum of Malcolm, and the late Grant. Loved Mum-in-law of Lisa, and Karyn, Dearly loved Grandma of Ryan Cleary.
“Gone to be with Grant”
A celebration of Helen’s life will be held in the Avenal Park Funeral Chapel, 75 Fox Street, Invercargill on Friday 8 January 2021 at 1.00pm. Flowers respectfully declined, but donations to the NZ Stroke Foundation would be gratefully accepted and may be left at the service. Messages to Malcolm Cleary, 451 Tweed Street Invercargill 9812.
HINTON, Allan Thomas:
On Monday, January 4, 2021, at Marne Street Hospital; aged 72 years. Dearly loved son of the late Bunty and Sid Hinton (Earnscleugh), much loved brother and brother-in-law of Fay and the late Wayne Jones (Gore), and Joan and Harry Roberts (Earnscleugh), loved uncle and great-uncle of Leaine, Aaron, Vaughan, Michelle, and Sidney: Vicky, Maryann, and Harry and their families. A Service for Allan will be held in Hope and Sons Chapel, 523 Andersons Bay Road, Dunedin, at 3.00pm, on Saturday, January 9, followed by private cremation. Messages to 8 MacIntosh Road, RD1, Earnscleugh, Alexandra, or on Allan’s tribute page at https://www.tributes.co.nz/
MCLEAN, Murray John (Blowfly):
Suddenly, but peacefully at home on Tuesday, 5th January 2021. In his 57th year. Loved father and father-in-law of Conan and Kristy, Carey and Joella Loved black grandad of Ollie and Kaila. Loved brother of Gordon and Leona. Friend to many. A service to celebrate Fly`s life will be held in the Riverton RSA on Friday, 8th January 2021 at 1.30 pm. Followed by an interment at the Riverton Cemetery. Fly will be resting at 26 Leader Street, Riverton, from 10am Thursday until his service. Messages to the “McLean Family” P.O. Box 632, Invercargill. https://mwfunerals.co.nz/
WILSON, William Thomas (Bill):
Passed away peacefully at Southland Hospital, surrounded by his loving family on December 31, 2020, aged 90 years. Dearly loved husband and best friend of Joy, a much loved and cherished father and father-in-law of Brent and Linda, loved grandad of Kimberley, Katelyn and Abby, loved step-grandad of Jeremiah, Daniel, Micaela and Sam. A much loved brother and brother-in-law of Helen (Nellie)* and Alan, Fay and Eric Wardle, loved uncle of Helen, Alan, Bev, Garry, Carole, Kaylene, Bruce and Barbara, and specially loved cousin of Donna and husband Peter. Special thanks to caregiver Trish Sinclair and the Tuatapere Medical Centre, St John Ambulance, Southland Hospital and a very special thanks to the Ohai Volunteer Fire Brigade, especially CFO John Hogg. In accordance with Bill’s wishes, a small service was held at the Nightcaps Cemetery, on Wednesday, January 6, 2021. Messages can be sent to the Wilson family at 1439 Birchwood Wairio Road, RD 1, Otautau. Online tributes may be left on Bill’s tribute page at frasersfunerals.co.nz/tributes
Mum was able to take care of Dad in his final days.
Dad, you’ve spent your earthly lifetime looking after your flock and tending your fields, so now the good Lord has called, as He now needs someone to look after His flock and tend His fields and He only wanted the best shepherd there is. (*denotes deceased)
Respectfully cared for by Bevan and the staff at Winton and Districts Funeral Services.
POPE, June Isabella:
In loving memory, never forgotten, fantastic wife and mother.
– Brian, Lindsay and Gregory and Malcolm