Funeral Notices – Tuesday 24th March
If you would like your lost loved one’s death / funeral notice or memoriam listed here, contact your funeral director for more information about this free service.
Your funeral director can also assist with the notice writing process, as well as other helpful services and advice during your time of need.
Due to the recent Government Alert to Levels 3 & 4 all funeral services have been cancelled.
CARRAN, Noel (Douglas Noel):
Of Riverton, unexpectedly but peacefully at Southland Hospital, on Sunday, March 22, 2020. Aged 79 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Noeline. Much loved father and father-in-law of Leanne and Steven Black, Paul, Nigel and Rebecca. Much loved Grandad of Logan, Ryan, Dylan, Olivia and Riley. A private service will be held. Messages to 76 Milton Street, Riverton or online at Noel’s tribute page on frasersfunerals.co.nz/tributes
DRAKE, Peter James. 24/12/1964 – 20/3/2020. On Friday Peter was unexpectedly taken from us. A deeply loved and respected “Boyfriend” father and grandad to Valerie, Cameron, Dania and Mason, Keenan, Aleisha, Logan and Madison, Conor and Ashton. If you are in need of a “final bit of advice” Peter is resting at Macdonald & Weston Funeral Home, Please phone 03 2182156 prior to visiting. Due to the current regulations we ask that only close family, friends and colleagues attend Peter’s service which will be held at the Otautau Sports Complex, Hulme Street, Otautau at 1.30pm Wednesday 25th March 2020, followed by an interment beside his loved son at the Otautau Cemetery. Please contact 03 2182156 if you would like access to the service, via the live stream link.“So many years of “gentle guidance” now to be missed” Written Messages to: 17 Mary Street, Otautau 9610. mwfunerals.co.nz
DRAKE, Peter James. 24/12/1964 – 20/3/2020. On Friday Peter was unexpectedly taken from us. A deeply loved and respected “Boyfriend” father and grandad to Valerie, Cameron, Dania and Mason, Keenan, Aleisha, Logan and Madison, Conor and Ashton.
You said you don’t like fuss or crowds we are enough for you But oh! To such extreme’s you’ve gone to make this wish come true. Due to the recent regulations Peter’s service has now been canceled. Plans for a memorial service will be circulated at a later date. “So many years of “gentle guidance” now to be missed” Written Messages to: 17 Mary Street, Otautau 9610. . mwfunerals.co.nz
DRAKE, Peter (Pete). Suddenly on Friday 20-3-2020. Most dearly loved son of Pam and Reg. Loved brother & brother in law of Earl & Margaret, Barry & Sheryl. Uncle and friend of Jeremy & Shaz, Kieran & Shari, Gareth & Gina. A loved great uncle. Loved nephew of Dorothy and Pat Ryley & family. “Forever in our hearts”
DRAKE, Peter (Stomper). Loved son, brother, uncle and friend of his second family “The Davidsons”. Ken and Elaine. Kenneth, Dianne, Barry, Sharon, Jill, Dave and Eileen. Niki, Andrew, Murphy, Naeve, Kelvin, Alyssa, Meg including their partners and children. Please remember although our current social restrictions alter the ease to attend Peter’s Service, you can extend your support and love through sending messages via letters and cards to 19 George Street, Otautau 9610. “Miss you Pumpkin”
EVANS, Dorothy May:
With her family, in Gore, on Sunday, March 22, 2020, aged 95 years. Treasured wife of the late Alex, dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Alistair and Stephanie, Janice and the late Brian Potts, Daphne and Murray Brown, Rex and Hilary, Owen and Trudy, cherished grandmother to Mark and Gillian, Emma and Pete Scarlet, Greg and Barb, Kate and Ants Webb; Jason and Ellie, Anthony and Janine, Luana and Regan Cross, Andrea and Chris Bulleid; Dion and Emma, Janine and Andrew Hocking; Jeremy and the late Stacey Duckmanton, Logan and Nicole, Amanda and Hamish Westgarth; Ashley, Ben and Jo, Tim and Toni, and loved great-grandmother to her 35 great-grandchildren. Dorothy was the much loved matriarch of our family. True to her nature, she did not want to compromise anyone’s health, so we have held a private family service. But she loved a party and we will have one in her honour and celebrate her life with a memorial service and ashes interment at a later date. Messages to 139 Sheas Road, RD 6, Gore 9776.
Passed away peacefully at Ascot Care Home, on Saturday, March 21, 2020, aged 85 years. Loved husband, father, stepfather, grandfather and great-grandfather. It is with great sadness we say goodbye and send dad on his final journey. Family would like to invite friends and staff of Ascot Care Home to join them for an informal afternoon at the Newfield Tavern, on Wednesday, March 25, at 2.00pm, to share memories of Peter. Messages to 114 Dunlop St, Wallacetown 9816. “Rest in Peace Dad” avenalpark.co.nz
FALCONER, Alan Ewan:
Died peacefully on Sunday, March 22, 2020, in the skilled care of Albany House staff, aged 83 years. Loved husband of Shirley for 57 years, loved father of Breck, Fraser, and Lachlan, father-in-law of Helen, and Sarah, and proud grandfather of Elliot, and Bonnie. A private graveside service will be held. After the lifting of the COVID19 restrictions, a memorial service for Alan will be held. In lieu of flowers, please donate to Hospice Southland https://www.hospicesouthland.org.nz/pages/donation/. Messages to PO Box 214, Gore 9740.
RANCE, Andrew Ian:
May the winds blow softly,
And whisper in your ear,
How much we love you and miss you
And wish you were here.
-With love, Judith and Michael, David and Nicki, Alex, Hannah, Jack, Josh, Keisha, Kylie, Tarryn, and Shea.
RANCE, Andrew Ian:
In memory of my beloved grandson, Andrew Ian Rance G1052739 Gunner, 161 Battery, 16th Field Regiment, tragically taken from us on 24th March 2019.
”Lest we forget”
”The Warrior Tribe”