Funeral Notices – Tuesday 26th May
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BURKE, Elizabeth Fay (nee Wilson):
Passed away after a short illness in Auckland on Saturday, May 23, 2020. Cherished and adored wife of Brian, mother of Regan and Belinda, Karla and Jackson, Grandmother to Camden, Harper, Brooke and Mila. Youngest sister to Till and Eric, Bill, Joe and Avis, Dorothy, Gordon and Heather, Arthur and Wendy, Norman, and Owen and Margaret. On both Wilson and Burke sides of the family, Fay will be deeply missed by her many cousins, nieces and nephews. A private service is being held on Wednesday, May 27, in Auckland. Please respect the family’s wishes at this time and refrain from sending flowers.
GELL, Ewan Heathcote:
20.11.38 On 25 May, Loving husband of Jenny for 55 years, brother of Jackie, (Auckland), brother-in-law of Bill and Val, (UK). Heartfelt thanks to Belinda and also Phil for enabling Ewan to stay at home, also, Marty and Shawna of the Stewart Island Medical Centre and that special comforting kindness of islanders. Private funeral. Contact: 22 Deep Bay Road, PO Box 127, Stewart Island.
LEDGERWOOD, Isobel Merle (Merle):
Passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 24, 2020 at Harbour View Rest Home, Oamaru, in her 86th year. Dearly loved wife of the late Hugh, cherished mother and mother-in-law of Brian and Sera, loved mother of Linda, and a much loved Nana of her grandchildren and great- grandchildren. Brian would like to extend his heartfelt thanks and gratitude to all the staff at Harbour View for their love and care of Merle. A private family service will be held at Whitestone Chapel, 54 Weston Road, Oamaru, on Thursday, May 28 at 11.00am. Messages to B. Ledgerwood, 13 Girvan Street, Oamaru 9400.
ROBERTSON, Rachel May (nee Watson):
It is with great sadness the family announces that on Saturday 23rd May peacefully in the tender and loving care of family and Calvary Hospital, Rachel lost her courageous battle. Treasured wife and soul mate of Greg, and loved step mum of Connor; Dearly loved Rachel May of Ian and partner Cheryl; Cherished daughter of Janette Russell and partner Garry (Nelson); and much loved big sister and friend of Nicole and partner Will (Christchurch). Loved daughter-in-law of Bev and Colin Robertson, and sister-in-law of Katrina Robertson and Jason McEwan. Loved aunty; niece and cousin of her aunties and uncles and their families. Loved mum of Chloe and Jet. Special thanks to all the medical and support staff that have helped Rachel during her journey. In keeping with Rachel’s wishes a private service has taken place. Messages to 11 King Street Invercargill 9810.
ROBERTSON, Donald Murdoch:
On Friday, May 22, 2020, aged 85. Cherished husband and best friend of Patricia. Loved father of Jane and Martin Hall, and Lesley(-Anne) Robertson and Allan McLaren. Best Grumps of Catherine and Campbell, and Nicola and Liam. A private family cremation has been held. A memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations to St John Ambulance would be appreciated and can be left at Betts Funeral Services, 33 North Street, Timaru, or posted to PO Box 772, Timaru 7940. Messages to 85 Grants Road, Timaru 7910. Betts Funeral Services.
TEMPLETON, Evonne Margaret:
Passed away one year ago today.
Every day in some small way,
We miss you more than words can say.
In our hearts you will always stay,
Loved and remembered every day.
Love – Lew, Geoff, Chris, Mark and Megan.