Funeral Notices – Tuesday 28th July
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BURR, Robert (Bob):
In his 77th year. Peacefully at Southland Hospital, on Monday, July 27, 2020, surrounded by his loving family. Much loved husband of Donna. Dearly loved dad and father-in-law of Melanie and Matt, Michael and Trudy, Scott and Becky, Richard and Gemma, loved by all his 14 grandchildren. A service to celebrate Bob’s life will be held in the Mataura Community Centre, McQueen Avenue, Mataura, on Wednesday, July 29, at 1.30pm, followed by private cremation. Messages to 118 McIllwraith Road, Mataura 9774.
LOADER, Gail Eileen (nee More):
Peacefully at Hastings Hospital on Sunday 26 th July 2020, aged 73 Years. Loved partner of the Late Bob Wellwood, Much loved daughter of Myrtle and Garry Dumble, (Timaru) and the Late Colin More. Loved sister and sister in law of Diane and the late Rex McLean (Invercargill), & Ronda and Neil Eade (Wanaka). “Forever Remembered”
A Private Cremation has been held.
MAHUIKA, Elaine Sheryl:
Peacefully with family by her side, at Peacehaven Village on Sunday 26th July 2020. Adored mother and mother-in-law of Pari, Corey and Cinta, Lani and Lee, Hollie and Rodney (Tasmania) A very loved nana and great nana to all her grand and great grandchildren. A service to celebrate Elaine’s life will be held in the Lindisfarne Community Church, crn Lindisfarne and Miller streets, on Wednesday 29th July 2020 at 1pm Messages to PO Box 632, Invercargill.
MILLS, Irene Monica:
Peacefully after such a brave battle, at Calvary Hospital on Monday, 27th July 2020, aged 70 years. Dearly loved wife of Tommy. Loved mother of Tame. Loved daughter of the late Alice and the late Jack Burke. A service to celebrate Irene’s life will be held in the Lindisfarne Community Church, crn Lindisfarne and Millers streets on Thursday 30th July 202 at 1.30pm, followed by an interment at the Eastern Cemetery. Messages to The Mills family PO Box 632, Invercargill.
Unexpectedly at his home, on Saturday, July 25, 2020, in the care of Leona. Leona, Stephen and Tracey, Colin and Vijay, Brett and Barbara, and the seven grandchildren farewelled D’Arcy in a private burial ceremony as he wanted. Thank you to the emergency services for their care and support. Thank you to the Gore Town and Country Staff for their support of D’Arcy over the years. Messages to 28 Crombie Street, Gore 9710.
McKENZIE, Ruth Cunningham:
Mum passed away peacefully at Southland Hospital on Friday, July 24, 2020, aged 95 years. Loved wife of the late Gordon McKenzie. Loving Mum of Olive and Peter Swain, Linda and Phil Masters, Gloria and Peter Russell, Jan and Bill Simeon (Tauranga). Special loving Gran of Aron and Anna, Dean and Theresa, Scott, Todd and Amy, Donna and Ashley, Andrea and Robbie, Debbie and Grant and McKenzie. Loved Great-Gran of Connor, Samuel, Joshua, Daniel, Isaac, Cody, Amanda, Sophee, and Tayla, and great-great-Gran of Kaia. Daughter of the late Jacob and Rose Boniface. Loved sister and sister-in-law of Sylvia and John Faithful, and Noelene Boniface, and her late brothers and sisters. R.I.P. Mum
We would like to thank the carers from RDN who cared for Mum in the last few years. Your care was much appreciated. At Mum’s request, a private family committal has taken place. Messages to 73 Scandrett Street, Invercargill 9812.
RIDDER, John Christopher:
Dorothy and family wish to thank all those who attended and contributed to his service in any way. A special thank you to all those who sent floral tributes, cards and food. It was very much appreciated. John’s life was a life well lived, that leaves a legacy of joy, pride and pleasure. A loving lasting memory our grateful hearts will treasure.