Funeral Notices – Tuesday 17th March
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ADAMS, Steven Leslie:
09.07.1957 – 14.03.2020
In loving memory of Steven Adams. A very loving husband and soulmate of Sharon, father and father-in-law of Dion, Delanie and Jim, Shaun and Sarah, *Alana, Nathan and Brooke, and Selwyn, Nanny Steve to Oscar, Tyrone, Adam, Te Aroha, Kaeshius, Lana, Rikihana, Neihana, Taimana, and Tilly Rose. Taken from us before his time by the mighty Clutha. Hunting, fishing and diving was his life. A hard worker, a hard man, a great mate to many.
Kua hinga tetahi totara o te wao nui. Moe mai e te Rangatira. (A great tree of the forest has fallen). Steve will be laying at his residence, 14 Craig Flat Road, Millers Flat from today. Acknowledgements to all those who helped, the boats that went out, Lawrence St John Ambulance, Fire Brigade, and the local policeman, Craig Bennett, and especially to Mouse, and Adie who found him. A service for Steve will be held at his home, 14 Craig Flat Road, on Thursday, March 19, at 1.00pm, then leaving for the Millers Flat Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Lawrence St John Ambulance, Fire Brigade, and Police would be appreciated and may be left at his service. Messages to 14 Craig Flat Road, Millers Flat, Roxburgh. (*denotes deceased). Doug Nesbit Funerals Services Ltd Balclutha, & Milton.
COULTER Fiona Moffat (nee Anderson).
Peacefully at Ascot Care Home on Sunday 15th March 2020, in her 88th year. Dearly loved wife of the late Robert. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Rodney and Helen (Centre Bush), Robert and Nicola (Fairlie), Isobel and Warren King (Invercargill), Margaret and Greg Crane (Gold Coast). Loved Nana of Andrew and Vanessa, Hamish and Nicole; Cameron and Edon, and Aimee; Jason and Ashleigh, Rachel and Matthew; Catherine and Nathan, Sarah and Darren, Courtney and Dave Spies, Jamie and Casey. Loved Great Nana of Elwood, and Murphy Coulter; Preston, Madison, Erin, and Maxwell Pati-King; Hazel Clark; Phoenix, Saffron, and London Wright. Talon*, Skyler, Sia*, and Koda Spies. “Much loved, forever in our hearts” The Family would like to thank the staff at Ascot Care Home, especially Wendy and Stacey for their love and care of mum. A Service to celebrate Fiona’s life will be held on Friday 20th March at 1.30 pm, in the Winton Presbyterian Church, Meldrum Street Winton. Followed by interment at the East Winton Cemetery. Messages to 112 Centre Bush-Otapiri Road 2RD, Winton 9782. * denoted deceased. Donations to NZ Cancer Society can be made at service.
HEYE, Alida Christina.
Peacefully at Vickery Court Resthome on 15 March 2020. Aged 94 years.
Dearly loved wife of Jan* Much loved mother and mother in law of Joyce and Paul McKenzie, Linda and Murray Johnson, John and Paul*. Loving Oma of all her grandchildren and great grandchildren. The funeral service for Lida will be held at J Fraser and Sons Chapel, Cnr Esk and Doon St Invercargill on Friday March 20, 2020 commencing at 1.30pm. Her interment will follow at Eastern Cemetery. Messages to 14 Alamein St Riverton. *denotes deceased. On line tributes may be left on her tribute page, frasersfunerals.co.nz/tributes
JOHNSTON, William Charles (Bill):
On Sunday, March 15, 2020, peacefully at the Observatory Village Lifecare, surrounded by his family, in his 96th year. Dearly loved husband of the late Gertrude (Gerty), and the late Lorraine. Dearly loved father and father-in-law of Trevor and Shirley, Barry (Jock) and Pat, Neville and Dinah (Australia). Dearly loved stepfather of Judy and Geoff (Oamaru), Linda and Steve (Christchurch), Karen and Brett (Christchurch). Loved grandad of Dean and Donna, Carl, Nathan and Natalie, Ryan and Katrina, Trudi (deceased), Ben (Australia), Sera (Australia), and a loved great-grandad. Loved step-grandad of Greg, Tracey, Michael, Julia, Rachael, Matthew, and Scott, and a much loved great-grandad and great-great-grandad. A service for Bill will be held at the Oamaru Club, 32 Severn Street, on Friday, March 20 at 12.00 noon, followed by interment at the Oamaru Lawn Cemetery. Messages to the family, C/- 49 Fernbrook Road, Oamaru 9400. Wall’s Funeral Services.
MASON, Helen Miree (née Gaudin).
On the 15th of March 2020 Helen passed away after a short illness, aged 59 years. Dearly loved wife and best friend for over 41 years to Gary (Otautau). A much loved Mum, mother-in-law and super Grandma to Luke, Lisa and granddaughters Chloe and Charlotte (Invercargill); Aston (Invercargill); Annastasha and Jaemin (Wellington); Dorian (Invercargill) and grandsons Tyler and Jamie (Auckland). Much loved daughter and daughter-in-law to the late Noeline Gaudin and Mary and Alfred Mason. Dearly loved sister and sister-in-law to Wayne and Karina Gaudin (Frankton), Ray and Cindy Gaudin, Penny and Malcolm Nuttall, Malcolm and Jackie Gaudin (all of Perth), Nola and Dave Shaw (Invercargill), and the late Stuart Gaudin, also to Lorraine and Brian Wilmot, the late Russell Mason (all of Nelson), Margery and Ross Elliotte (Lumsden), Shirley and Wayne Glendining (Alexandra), Rodney and Alison Mason (Cromwell), and Sandra Mason (Invercargill). A loved aunty, niece, cousin and friend to many. “A Much Loved Woman” Helen’s funeral is to be held in the Avenal Park Chapel, 75 Fox Street Invercargill on Thursday 19 March 2020 at 12.00pm, burial to take place at the Otautau Cemetery arriving approx. 3.15pm Please feel free to bring flowers if you would like as Helen loved flowers, alternatively donations to St Andrews Scout Group can be made at the service if you wish. Messages to 15 Queen Street Otautau 9612. avenalpark.co.nz
McNEILLY, Lyndon Robert:
Peacefully at his home in Ranfurly, on Saturday, March 14, 2020, aged 78 years. Dearly loved father of Jeffrey. A service to celebrate Lyndon’s life will be held in the Maniototo Golf Club, Tyrone Street, on Thursday, March 19, at 1.00pm, followed by a graveside service at the Ranfurly Cemetery. Messages c/- Central Otago Funerals, 16 Ennis street, Alexandra 9320.
SLOAN, Patricia Kay Carlile (Patti):
On Friday, March 13, 2020, at home in American Falls, Idaho. Dearly loved wife and laughing mate of Mike. A special and much loved Mom and Mom-in-law of Ashley and Zac, Cassie and Jarrod, Tiffani and Tyson, and Ian Jnr. Much loved and admired daughter-in-law of Jenny and the late Ian Sloan (and Ian’s favorite American daughter-in-law). A loved sister-in-law of Patrice and Andrew Johnson (Rimu), Joanne and Paul Barnfather (Glenham), Emma and Kynan Gray (Fairfield), and Philip and Laura Sloan (Glenham). A much loved Auntie. Messages C/- Jenny, 315 Owen Road, Glenham, 1 RD, Wyndham 9891.
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TUCKEY, James William Luke (Bill)
Aircraftman 1st Class – 443419
Died peacefully at Vickery Court, Invercargill, on Thursday 12th March 2020 aged 94 years. Loved husband of the late Nancy and father of Warren and Lynley, and Susan and Graham Smith. Loved grandfather of Kiley and Emily (Gold Coast), Kirsten and Bruce (Winton), Benjamin and Fliss (Auckland), and Jade and Marcel (Invercargill). Loved Granddad Bill of his 10 great grandchildren. Loved brother of Linda*, Valda and Bob Wills, and Beverley Brookland. Loved Uncle Bill of his nieces and nephews. In accordance with Bills wishes a private cremation will be held. Messages to 176 Ryan Road, RD 3, Winton 9783 frasersfunerals.co.nz/tributes
WARD/KISSELL, Jennifer Florence.
Passed away suddenly but peacefully at Southland Hospital on Friday 13 March 2020, aged 70. Cherished wife of the late Keith and beloved sweetheart of the late Peter. Loving and devoted mother of Jodi and Darren. Loved stepmother/grandmother of Andrew and Andrea, John and Polly, and their families. Loved sister and sister-in-law of John and Pat (Perth), and Trevor Ward (Christchurch).. Dearest loved friend to Pam and Peter Calder, Lyn Low, and loved Aunty Jen to their families. Cherished friend and colleague to many. A service to celebrate Jennifer’s life will be held in J Fraser and Sons’ Chapel, cnr Esk and Doon Streets, Invercargill on Thursday 19 March at 11am, followed by interment at Greenpoint Cemetery. Messages can be sent to 78 Moulson Street, Invercargill 9812, or to Jennifer’s tribute page at frasersfunerals.co.nz/tributes
WARD/KISSELL, Jennifer Florence.
Highly respected lifelong special friend of Pamela and Peter Calder. Special Aunty of Ursula and Cheryl , and special Nana of Annaliese, Brax, and Athena. frasersfunerals.co.nz/tributes