Funeral Notices – Tuesday 12th November
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CONWAY, Ernest Joseph (Ernie).
Of Alexandra. Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 6, 2019, at Ranui Home, Alexandra, aged 94. Dearly loved son of the late David and Bertha. Loved cousin to Bill and Edith Reid. A graveside service for Ernie will be held at the Roxburgh Cemetery on Thursday, November 14, at 1.30pm. The family thank the staff of Ranui Home for their wonderful care of Ernie. Messages to 66 Ashworth Street, Alexandra 9320.
Cared for by Affinity Funerals Central Otago & Lakes District F.D.A.N.Z.
GIBSON, Ron McKinnon.
Of Piano Flat; aged 83 years. (Passed away unexpectedly) on Sunday, November 10, 2019 at Dunedin Hospital. Cherished husband and best friend of Mary for 59 years. Loved dad and father-in-law of Shaughan and Sarah, Anton and Liz, Margo and Skip Johnston, Anna and Brian Sparrow, Rachael and Trevor Bellaney. Loved and proud Ron of all this grandchildren and great-grandchild. Loved only child of the late Colin and Isabella Gibson. Loved brother-in-law of the late Raymond (Twiggy) Dickey.
“A musterer and hunter home from the hills”
At Ron’s request family and friends are warmly invited to share memories of Ron over afternoon tea and refreshments at Waikaia Community Centre on Thursday, November 14, from 2.30pm. In lieu of flowers donations to Otago Rescue Helicopter. Messages to 2128 Piano Flat Road, Waikaia 9778.
HAWKE, Kevin Joseph.
Formerly of Invercargill. On Saturday, November 9, 2019, peacefully at Eldon Lodge, Paraparaumu. Aged 83 years. Loved husband and friend of Shirley (Invercargill), and father of James, and Kaye and Keith. Kevin’s service will be held at Kapiti Crematorium, 133 Valley Road, Paraparaumu, at 2.30pm on Thursday, November 14. Messages may be sent to Kaye Hawke, 3 Bermuda Grove, Paraparaumu Beach, Paraparaumu 5032.
Kapiti Coast Funeral Home. NZIFH FDANZ 04 2985168
HELLIER, Mark Lawrence.
(formerly of 98 Burnetts Hill) Passed away suddenly and sadly, at Blenheim, aged 58 years. Dearly loved husband of Doreen, loved and cherished father and father-in-law of Phillip and Becky, Glenn and Jasmine, Justin, Logan and Hayley, and Quintin. Loved son of Marlene and the late Rex, cherished brother of Julie, Linda, and John. A funeral service for Mark will be held in Southern Funeral Home Chapel, 106 Hokonui Drive, Gore, on Friday, November 15, 2019, at 1.30pm, private interment to follow. Messages to Doreen Hellier, 98 Burnetts Hill Road, RD1, Gore, 9771.
HOWDEN, Eleanor June.
Peacefully, at Dunedin Hospital, on Thursday, November 7, 2019. Daughter of *John Clifford and *Eleanor Buxton, dearly loved wife of *Allan, dearly loved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother of Eleanor and Maree Howden, their partners Dave Wilson and Geoff Moffat; Anna and Julia Vanderley, their partners Jek Rozitas and Flynn Longley; Thomas and Henry Rozitas. In accordance with June’s wishes a private funeral service has been held. Special thanks to the nursing, palliative care and medical teams of ward 8, Dunedin Hospital. Messages to 8 Beaumont Road, Belleknowes, Dunedin 9011, or 1 Widgeon Place, Lake Hayes Estate, Queenstown 9304. (*denotes deceased).
JUKES, Guy Richard.
Passed away in Melbourne, aged 48 years. Loved son of Graham and Elizabeth. Brother and brother-in-law of Kathryn and John McCorkindale, and Douglas and Alyssa Jukes. A service for Guy will be held in Melbourne. Messages to g.jukes @xtra.co.nz frasersfunerals.co.nz/tributes
OVERTON, Vie Cowan.
On November 9, 2019. Peacefully at Princes Court Lifecare, Ashburton. In her 89th year. Dearly beloved wife of the late Ian Overton and friend of the late Robert Peat. Daughter of the late Mini and Jim McConnell, (formerly of Drummond). Messages to Neil Paterson, Lochiel, RD 1, Winton 9781. A memorial service for Vie will be held at our Chapel, cnr East and Cox Sts, Ashburton, on Saturday, November 16, commencing at 11.00am, followed by a graveside committal at the Old Winton Cemetery on Saturday, November 23, 2019, at 11.00am.
PRESTON, Maureen Cecilia.
Passed away peacefully at Otatara, surrounded by her loving family on November 8, 2019. Aged 85 years. Loved wife of the late Lex. Dearly loved and adored Mum of Michelle and “Precious Pooch Penny”. All relatives and friends are invited to attend a graveside service at Greenpoint Cemetery, Bluff, at 2.00pm, on Tuesday, November 12.
Donations to the Invercargill District Nurses Fund would be greatly appreciated and may be left at the service. Messages to 34 John Street, Otatara, RD 9, Invercargill 9879, or to Maureen’s tribute page at frasersfunerals.co.nz/tributes
VOSS, Richard Harris Sydney (Dick).
Died peacefully on Sunday, November 10, 2019. In his 88th year. Loving husband of Ruth. Devoted father and father-in-law of Michael and Judy, Helen and Peter, Cate and Clive, Jo and Brendon. Adored grandfather of 12 and great-grandfather of 10. A service to honour Dick’s life will be held at Windsor Community Church, Windsor St Invercargill, on Thursday, November 14, 2019, at 1.30pm. A big thank you from all the family to the staff of Resthaven Village Gore for the exceptional care given to Dick while in residence. On line tributes may be made to Dick’s tribute page at frasersfunerals.co.nz/tributes
WELSH, John Wilson.
Service No. 626909 Peacefully, and surrounded by his loving family. On Saturday, November 9, 2019, at Vickery Court Resthome; aged 95 years. Loving husband of Joan, dearly loved father and father-in-law of Russell and Pam, Keith, Carol and Gil, Jude and Ken, Alan and Christine. Loving Granddad to his 15 grandchildren and 35 great-grandchildren.
A service for John will be held in J Fraser and Sons’ Chapel, corner Esk and Doon Streets, at 1pm, on Wednesday, November 13, followed by a private cremation. Messages can be sent to Mrs Joan Welsh, c/- Vickery Court Resthome, 350 North Road, Invercargill, or to John’s tribute page on frasersfunerals.co.nz/tributes
McMURDO, Monica Ellen.
Who passed away 1 year ago today.
Truly missed by her husband Bruce; kids and partners – Dion and Wendy, Leah and Donna; grandchildren – Dalia and Kayla; and her extended family and friends.
Gone too soon, but not forgotten
May her memories live on xx