Funeral Notices – Thursday 8th August
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BELSHAM, Beverley May (Bev) (nee Jackson).
Passed away on August 5, 2019, at home, aged 76 years. Treasured wife of the late David, much loved mother and mother-in-law of Cara and James, Rebecca and Tom, dearly loved “Bubba B” of Thomas, William, Amy, and Charlotte. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Bev Belsham, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. A private service will be held. There is an open invitation to a low-key celebration of Bev’s life, in The Library Room, at No. 4, 4 Mansfield Avenue, Merivale, Christchurch, on Friday, August 9, from 11.00am.
DURRY, Peter Allan.
Peacefully, in the care of Hospice Southland, on Wednesday, August 7, 2019, with his loving family by his side, aged 78 years. Dearly loved husband and friend of Pam. Loved father and father-in-law of Errol and Kim, Angie and Phillip Pickett, and Damian and Rachel. Cherished Grandad of all his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. A loved son, brother, brother-in-law, cousin, nephew and uncle of his extended family. A service to celebrate Peter’s life will be held in the Avenal Park Chapel, 75 Fox Street, on Saturday, August 10 at 10.00am. The service will conclude with a private cremation. In lieu of flowers, donations to Hospice Southland would be appreciated and may be left at the service. Messages to 307 Waikawa Valley Road, RD 1, Tokonui. avenalpark.co.nz
HARRIS, Joan Elizabeth.
At her home on Wednesday, August 7, 2019 with family by her side, aged 75. Dearly loved wife of the late Fred. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Kevin and Mandy (Australia), Tania and Murray Beck (Wairio), Shaun (Australia), Linda and Shaun Curtin (Waikerikeri). Loved Nana of Daniel, Dale, Troy, Tyson, Alex; Joelene, Michelle, Larissa; Rosetta; Danelle, Kayla, the late Melissa and Micheal. Great-Nana of Chloe, Rhylee, Eva; Kaiden; Harrison, Alexander; Maisie. A service to celebrate Joan’s life will be held in J Fraser and Sons Chapel, cnr Esk and Doon Streets, Invercargill, on Monday, August 12 at 1.30pm. Interment at the Eastern Cemetery to follow. Messages to 208 Lorn Street, Invercargill. Online tributes can be made at
McNAUGHT, Rowena Joan (nee Hibbs).
Passed suddenly on Wednesday, August 7, 2019, aged 80 years, of Invercargill. Loved wife of the late Robert (Bob). Adored mother and mother-in-law of Joan Black and Mark Tutty, Vivian Hall, Mark McNaught, the late Pauline Turner, and the late Anthony McNaught; and ring-ins Diane and Keith Simpson, and Shayne Ranson. Cherished grandmother of all her grand and great-grandchildren. Loved Aunt of all her nieces and nephews, and their families. A service to celebrate Rowena’s life will be held in J Fraser and Sons’ Chapel, cnr Esk and Doon Sts, Invercargill, on Saturday, August 10 at 10.00am, followed by interment in her final resting place, with Pauline, at Eastern Cemetery. Messages can be sent to 11 Walker Street, East Gore 9710. Online tributes can be made at frasersfunerals.co.nz/tributes