Funeral Notices – Tuesday 22nd September
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BATT Jillian Anne (previously Jill Story, nee Excell):
Died 19 September 2020. Much loved mother and mother- in-law of Helen and Russell; David and Diane; Robert and Elaine. Loved grandmother of Alis and Aaron, Thomas and Vicky, Jorge, Lauren, Luke, Lachlan, and Daniel; and great-gran of Arthur, and Jed. Loved wife of John, and previously of Bruce. Dearly loved sister of Gaye.
“Our dear wee mum at rest.” Due to COVID restrictions, a private family service will be held. Messages to 9 Venlaw Station, R D 2, Wyndham 9892.
CUNNINGHAM, Elizabeth (Betty):
Passed away peacefully at home in Gore on Saturday, September 19, 2020. Loved wife of the late Roy Cunningham. Loved mother of the late Carol Ann. Much loved Grandma of Travis, Leroy, Nathan, Anita, and their partners. Devoted great-grandma to all her great-grandchildren. Loved daughter of Archie* and Matilda (Tilly)* Stewart, loved sister and sister-in-law of Jack* and June* Stewart (Waikaka), Annie* and Kevin* Soper (Gore), Criss* and Russell* Lush (Lumsden), Mary* and Lewis* Soper (Gore), Teresa* and George Will, and Cyril* Bonish (Gore), Roman and Eileen Stewart (Riversdale), Nellie and Jim* Stanton (Gore), Tilly (jnr) and Gerald De-Groot (Mosgiel), Archie (jnr) and Ann Stewart (Pyramid, Riversdale), loved aunty of all her nieces and nephews and special friend of Dawn and Geoff Reeves.
“Lovingly remembered and never forgotten”
In accordance with Betty’s wishes a private service will be held at Cromwell Cemetery. Messages to 470 Charteris Bush Road, Greenvale, RD 5, Gore 9775.
Passed away peacefully on 20 August 2020. Much Loved and cherished mother and mother-in-law of Leonard (deceased), and Leona and Tai Notoa. Loved, cherished and beautiful Nana of Ateleana and Jordaine, Nathaniel and Antonia, Keilani, Lilyana, and Elijah-Leonard. Loved Great Nana of Jarrell, Cairo and Cova.
Loved and cherished Daughter, Sister, Aunty, Cousin and friend to many.
“Forever loved and remembered”
The family wishes to advise that a private family service will be held at the Invercargill Crematorium on Wednesday 23 September 2020 at 11:00 am. A memorial and committal service will be held at a later date. All messages to 6 Maxwell Court, Rockdale, Invercargill.
“The family would like to thank the staff at the Southland Mental Health Unit for their love, kindness and care of our much loved Peta”.
E ala lea i le maliu ole tina ia Iokapeta Fa’amoe-Ioane. Lea ua tasi ai le fa’amoemoe ole fanau a Iokapeta ma ona uso ma ona tuagane mo le taimi nei, e cremation. Aua e le o po ma lilo mea o lo’o tutupu ile taimi nei, ona o le fa’ama’i ua le fetaui ai fuafuaga ma fa’amoemoega. Ae ole a iai se aso ma se taimi avanoa ona fa’atunu’u ai lea ole fa’amoemoe, ma tu’uina atu loa i lona nofoaga-mau.
Ma fa’amalie atu ole cremation, fa’amolemole ua na’o le fanau ma le aiga. Fa’afetai, fa’afetai lava.
FORDE, Kathleen Mary (nee Fahey):
Passed away peacefully at Calvary Hospital, Invercargill, on Wednesday, 16 September 2020. Loved wife of the late Patrick Forde. Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Tony, Josephine and Mel, Chris and Sal, Terry and Louise, Marie, Brendan, and the late Richard. Adored grandmother of Juliet and Olivia, William, Dylan, Erin, Brooke; Matthew, Ben and Lucy, and Niklas, and great grandmother of Indiana. R.I.P
A Rosary service will be held in the Calvary Hospital Chapel, 215 Centre Street, at 4.30pm on Tuesday, 22 September. All welcome. A celebration of Mum’s life will take place at St Therese of Lisieux Church, Perth Street, at 1pm on Wednesday, 23 September. If you would like to support the family by your attendance at this service, please call J Fraser and Sons’ Ph.032184095 and advise of your name and contact tracing details. Messages may be sent to 25 Rosewood Drive, Invercargill, or to Kathleen’s tribute page at frasersfunerals.co.nz/tributes
FORDE (nee Fahey), Kathleen Mary:
Loved eldest daughter of the late Luke and Mary Fahey, loved sister of Eileen and Danny Anderson, Cecilia and the late Graeme Glen, Maureen and the late Alister Moore, Monica and Alan Burns, John, Dorothy and John Belliss, Marie and the late Owen Brown. Loved Aunty of all her nieces and nephews.
HARRISON, Vesper Anne:
At home on September 20, 2020 surrounded by her family, aged 76 years. Much loved and cherished wife of the late Max and mother/mother-in-law of Blair and Penny (Dunedin), Nikki and Campbell (Ruby Bay), Shane and Kristin (Mapua), and Jackie and Nimesh (Auckland). Adored Nana of Camelia, Nathan, Johanna, Paulina, Zara, Imogen, Jayden, Lucy and Suraya. Loved daughter of the late William and Vesper Watson. A service to celebrate Vesper’s life will be held at Hills Community Church, 123 Aranui Road, Mapua on Thursday September 24, 2020 at 10.30am followed by a private interment. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Hills Community Church would be appreciated and can be left at the Church.
HOPKINS, Robert Campbell (Bob):
Formerly of Wyndham. On Sunday, September 20, 2020, at the Otago Community Hospice, Bob crossed the finish line, supported by his girls. Much loved husband of Janet, and a treasured father and father-in-law of Charlotte and Ewen Cameron (Christchurch), Carolyn and Scott Aitken (Christchurch), Rebecca and Andrew Scott (Christchurch), Grandad Bob to James, Rosa, Michaela, Scarlett, and Annabelle. Loved brother and brother-in-law of Peter and Isabel Hopkins (Invercargill), Anne and the late Mervyn Mitchell (Gore), Rodger and Yvonne Letham (Ashburton), Catherine and the late Geoff Ashton (Richmond), Uncle Bob to all the nieces and nephews and numerous others who knew him. Very dear friend of Mandy and Bill and Olivia, Luci, and Tom Butler (Waikaka). A service for Bob will be held in Hope and Sons Chapel, 523 Andersons Bay Road, Dunedin, at 1.00pm, on Saturday, September 26, with a private cremation. Messages to the Hopkins Family C/- Hope and Sons, PO Box 5013, Dunedin 9054.
TUCKER, Philip George (Phil):
Peacefully at his home with Samantha and family at his side; on September 19, 2020. Loved dad, father-in-law, grandad and big grandad. Due to Phil’s wishes a private service is to be held. Messages to 60 Timaru Road, Waimate 7924.