Funeral Notices – Thursday 9th April
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COOK, Violet Ruth Eleanor (Ruth):
30.05.1924 – 06.04.2020
Ruth died peacefully in the care of Ribbonwood Country Home Staff in Tapanui, on Monday, April 6, 2020. Loved wife of Richard. A memorial service will be held for Ruth at a later date. Sincere thanks to all the staff at Ribbonwood Country Home for their care of Ruth over the past few months. Messages to 63 Northumberland St, Tapanui 9522.
FISHER, Laurence John (Laurie):
Passed away peacefully at Ranui, Alexandra, on April 8, 2020. Loved soulmate of Sharon (Shaz). Loved father of Marama and Duncan (Sydney). Beloved Koro of Tainui, Bobby, Kaylah, Kael, and Ella. Beloved son of the late Charles and Ereti Fisher. Beloved brother of Kelvin, Marilyn, Sheryl, Trevor, Terry, Ngaramu, Susan, Monana, Tainui, Johnny and the late Marama, Rewai and Bernard. Beloved by all his family and friends. He will be cremated and a memorial service will be held at a later date. Messages to 44 Royal Terrace, Alexandra 9320. Cared for by Affinity Funerals Central Otago & Lakes District F.D.A.N.Z.
GORTON, Linda Rosaleen (nee Martin):
22.6.1935 – 7.4.2020
Aged 84 years. Passed away after a short illness, at Longwood Care Home, Riverton, on Tuesday, April 7, 2020. Dearly loved wife of the late Allan Gorton. Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Jenny and Ian Hamilton, Michael, Geoff and Jane, Terry and Brenda. Cherished Gran-nan of Richard and Sarah, Jeremy and Johanna, Kelly and Joel, Samantha and Shay, Olivia and Craig, William, Kataraina, Chloe and Kohyn, Nathan. Cherished Great-Gran-nan of Tasmin, Leo, Arlie, Luke and Emily. A private service will be held at Riverton. A memorial service to celebrate her life will be held at a later date, when we can all get together. The family would like to thank the staff at Southland Hospital Rehabilitation Ward and Longwood Care Home. Messages to 17 Herbert Street, Riverton or email [email protected]
KING, Fay Cummings:
On Tuesday, 7th April. Aged 83 years. After a long hard fought battle with Kidney Disease, Fay passed away at her home in the care of her loving family by her side. Loved wife of the late Colin. Dearly loved mother and mother in-law of Darryl and Nicky King (Lillburn Valley) and Sharon and Laurie Paterson (Waikaka). Loved grandmother of Jamie and Nicole, Kate and Scott Egerton, Ross and Steph, and Bill (Mathew) and Becs. Loved great grandmother of her twelve great grandchildren. Loved sister and sister-in-law of Bev and Graeme Cloughly, Valerie* and Bob Ward. Sister-in law of Joyce and the late Brian Wills. Very special heartfelt thanks to Hospice, Dr Deacon and Andrea of Queens Park Medical Centre, and to Jane Church, Tuatapere District nurses, your support has been so special. Due to the Covid 19 restrictions a memorial service to celebrate Fay’s life will be held later date. Messages to 65 Dean Forest Road, Lillburn Valley RD 1, Tuatapere 9691. Respectfully cared for by J Fraser & Sons Ltd, FDANZ . Online tributes for Fay can be made at frasersfunerals.co.nz/tributes
McINTOSH, Alton Clare (nee Tomlin):
Passed at home in Tauranga on Tuesday, April 7, 2020, aged 77 years. Beloved wife of the late Cam. Dearly loved mother of Hamish and Sara, and Catherine. Adored Poppy of James, Ollie, Lachy and Fin. Proud sister of Jim. Alton will be privately cremated and a Memorial service will be arranged at a later date, to celebrate her wonderful life. Communication to the Alton McIntosh family, PO Box 3136, Greerton, Tauranga 3142.
PERWICK, Alfred Joseph (Joe):
Aged 91 years. (Peacefully) On Tuesday, April 7, 2020, with his loving wife Carole by his side at Resthaven, Gore. Loved dad and father-in-law of the late Tony, Kerri and Steven Page (Invercargill), Richard (Port Hedland, W.A), Stephen and Sarah (Havelock North), Shawn and Nicole (Dunedin). Much loved Pop of Jess; George, Charlie, and Oliver; and Alice. Loved brother and brother-in-law of Michael*, Pauline and Doug* McKechnie (Timaru). Loved brother-in-law of Mike* and Cath O’Connor (Hamilton), Paul and Anne O’Connor (Wellington), and loved uncle of all his nieces and nephews.
‘Forever in our hearts’
A private cremation will be held with a memorial service with details to be advised later. Messages to 9 Kerwood Place, Gore 9710.
13.7.1928 – 3.4.2020
Much loved husband of Lesley Jean for 61 years. Loving father and father-in-law of Brent and Kahui, Mark and Bridget, Warren, Grant and Christine, Tania and Andrew Spijkerman. Loved Grandad of Chelsea, Thomas, Arthur and Dalton*; Kendall, Carrie and Sasha; Lashana and Connor. Loved Great-Grandad of Harry, Frankie and Cassidy. A private burial has taken place. It is purposed to hold a memorial service at a later date. Messages can be sent to 105 Abbot Street, Invercargill or to Jack’s tribute page at frasersfunerals.co.nz/tributes
BARLOW, Ruth Elizabeth:
24.05.1955 – 09.4.2019
One year ago today, May the wind blow softly, and whisper in your ear
How much we love you, miss you And wish you were here. Missed everyday,
Love David, Brent, Leanne and families.