Funeral Notices – Tuesday 23rd June
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FORDE, Mary Veronica:
Peacefully at Rowena Jackson Village, Invercargill, on Wednesday, June 17, 2020. In her 95th year. Much loved wife of the late Pat. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Kieran and Catherine (Wellington), Damian and Karen (Invercargill), Annaliese and Kathy (Melbourne). Loved Grandma of Luke, Lydia; Rory, Finnbar, Benjamin; and Wilde. Special thanks to Rose Lodge and Rowena Jackson Village for their care of Mary.
Requiem Mass for Mary will be celebrated at St Marys Basilica, Tyne Street, at 1.30pm, on Wednesday, June 24. Then leaving for the Eastern Cemetery. Messages to 111 Scandrett Street, Invercargill 9812, or to Mary’s tribute page
MCLELLAN, Erroll Lang:
Passed away at Hospice Southland, on 6 June 2020, aged 70 years. Loved husband of the late Marilyn. Loved father of Kerilee, and Megan. Cherished Grandfather of Jet, and Asha. A much loved brother of Morris. A service to celebrate Erroll’s life will be held in the Avenal Park Chapel, 75 Fox St, Invercargill on Friday 26 June at 2pm. Messages to 100 Jenkin St, Strathern 9812 “He was deeply loved, and will be sadly missed”
MORRIS, George McGregor:
In his 93rd year. Passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 21, 2020, surrounded by his loving family at Windsor Park Care Home, Gore. Dearly loved husband of Rayna for 67 years. Much loved and treasured dad and father-in-law of Christine and Dave Hardisty (Evansdale), Grant and Robyn (Kaiwera), David and Bee (Cromwell), Susan and Trevor Stark (Pukerau), Jenny and Ian Mockford (Gore). Loved and cherished grandad of Katherine, James, Stuart, Jeffery, and Jenna; Victoria, Warrick, and Melissa; Anna, and Sara; Braden, Jared, and Gavin; Jack, and Jed, and adored great-grandad of his 17 great-grandchildren. “Another Paddock to Plough”
A Service for George will be held in the Saint Andrews Presbyterian Church, Ardwick Street, Gore, on Friday, June 26, at 1.30pm, leaving thereafter for the Charlton Park Cemetery. Messages to Grant at 796 Clement Road, Kaiwera, 2 RD, Gore 9772.
NESBITT, Darren Te Whakaroa:
Surrounded with love by his wife, Karena (formerly Lihou) and children, family and friends, at home, on Sunday, June 21, 2020, aged 51 years. Loved stepfather and stepfather-in-law of Adrianne and William Wilson, Allan, Jade, Jaimie, K’Lee, Kristine, Jorja, and their partners, and a loved “Papa D” of all his moko’s (and the late Teiara Allan Leanne Wilson), and great-grandfather of little Avah. Loving son-in-law of Kay and Ralph Ward, and the late Dennis Lihou, loved brother-in-law of Charmaine and Harry, Michael, Jason, Denise, Andre, a loved Uncle of all his nieces and nephews, and a loved nephew and cousin to many. Loved “bro” of George and Penny Wilson, Greg and Kerrie Reilly (Adelaide), Kris and Linda Cook (South Australia). Darren will be resting at his home, 121 Robertson Street, Gore, for those that wish to pay their respects until his farewell at home on Thursday, June 25, at 10.00am, followed by cremation at Southland Crematorium. Messages to 121 Robertson Street, Gore 9710.