Funeral Notices – Tuesday 28th May
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BEWLEY, Philip Michael George.
It is with great sadness that the family announce the unexpected passing of Philip on Monday, May 27, 2019, at Southland Hospital; Aged 75 years. Adored, loving husband and best friend of Coralie. Loved and respected Dad of Marie and Adrian, Garreth and Sarah. Much loved brother-in-law of Stewart and Karen Bell and loved by his extended family and friends. A private cremation has been held. A memorial service to celebrate Philip’s life will be held in the Hokonui/Trust Room, Croydon Lodge, Waimea Street, Gore, on Wednesday, May 29, at 1.30pm. Messages to 51 Charlton Road, Gore 9710.
CLEAVER, Ronga Wallace.
Peacefully at home after a short illness and with his loving family by his side, on Monday, May 27, 2019, aged 72 years. Dearly loved husband of Cheryl, and very much loved and respected father and father-in-law of Katrina and Graeme Shearing, Keri and Neill Horrell, Janaya and Grant Price, and Karaan and Helena. Loved Ganga of Latisha, Brianna, Ronga, Rhys, Kori, Leah, Shannon, and Kiara. Dearly loved brother, brother-in-law and uncle of his extended family. A service to celebrate Ronga’s life will be held in the Avenal Park Chapel, 75 Fox Street, on Thursday, May 30, at 1.00pm, the service will conclude with the interment at the Riverton Cemetery at approximately 3.30pm. In lieu of flowers, donations to Hospice Southland would be appreciated and may be left at the service. Messages to 5 Orkney Street, Waikiwi, Invercargill 9810. avenalpark.co.nz
Passed away peacefully in his sleep on Saturday, May 25, 2019, in the loving care of Bupa Ascot Care Hospital, Invercargill. Beloved husband of the late Vera.
“His life was guided by his strong beliefs”
Loved father of Paul and Helen, and JiL, a loved grandfather of Jabin and Meryn, Karl and Lisa, Lana and Cam, and Shawn, and his eight great-grandchildren. With gratitude we would like to thank the staff at Bupa Ascot. As Geoff’s wishes, a private service has been held at Eastern Cemetery. Messages to Paul Hemmingsen,
12 Ribbonwood Close, Normanby, Dunedin 9010.
McENTYRE, Eileen Beatrice.
On May 26, 2019, peacefully at her home at Maryville Courts Retirement Village, Christchurch, aged 90 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Kevin Mc Entyre. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Maria and Tailusi, Patrick, Mark and Rea, and Anne and Tim. Loved Grandmother of Tom, Jane, Tamatoa, Mika, Ruairi, Shanti, and Tara. Loved Great-Grandmother of Romeo and Jonty. May She Rest in Peace.
Messages to the McEntyre family, C/- 19 London Street, Christchurch 8013. A Funeral Mass for Eileen will be celebrated at St Mary’s Pro Cathedral, 373 Manchester Street, Christchurch, on Thursday, May 30, at 10.00am, followed by burial at the Memorial Park Cemetery, corner of Cypress Street and Ruru Road.
RUDDENKLAU, Peter George.
It is with much sadness we announce the unexpected passing of Peter on May 25, 2019, at home in Christchurch. Dearly loved father and father-in-law of Nicholas and Karina, Ben and Fiona, Tony and Jes. Special Poppa Pete of Drew, Jonty, Toby, George and Jack, and a dear friend of Carol. Much loved and respected brother and brother-in-law of Ross and Alison, and Frank and Angela and uncle of his niece and nephews. Peter will be sadly missed by his extended family and friends. Messages to may be addressed to The Family of the late Peter Ruddenklau, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. In lieu of flowers donations to the Blind Foundation would be appreciated and may be made at the service. A Funeral Service for Peter will be held in our Westpark Chapel, 467 Wairakei Road, Burnside, Christchurch, on Friday, May 31, at 2.00pm.
SMITH, Reverend Ivan Alfred.
At Invercargill after a prolonged, valiant battle, on Saturday, May 25, 2019, aged 79 years. Treasured husband of the late Patricia Veltkamp-Smith. Dearly loved father and stepfather to Chrystal Jaye (Dunedin), Phil and Rose Smith (Hokitika), Robyn and John Marnane (Cromwell), Joseph Veltkamp and Nicky Wilson (Blenheim). Loved and respected grandfather, great-grandfather, and uncle to many. Eldest brother of Michael, Roland*, Desmond*, Alastair, Roy, David, Mavis, Karen and Toni Smith.
Rest in Peace.
The family would like to thank the staff of Clare House, Invercargill, for their compassionate care of Ivan during his time there. The funeral for Ivan will be held at First Presbyterian Church, 155 Tay St, Invercargill, on Wednesday, May 29, 2019, commencing at 11.00am. No flowers please. Messages may be sent to PO Box 198, Cromwell 9342. (*denotes deceased). Online tributes may be made at frasersfunerals.co.nz/tributes