Funeral Notices – Tuesday 29th January
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McLENNAN, Lesley Margaret Frances (nee Cowan). Peacefully on Sunday, January 27, 2019, at Windsor Park Care Home, Gore, with her daughters by her side. In her 80th year. Loved wife of the late Jim, dearly loved mother and friend of Karen and Gary Heslip, and Fiona. Treasured Gran of James, and Craig*. Daughter of Cecil* and Hellen * Cowan. Sister and sister-in-law of Raymond*, Doug and Rosemary, David and Marilyn, and Stewart*. Daughter-in-law of James*, and Jessie* McLennan. Sister-in-law of Alex and Margaret, Moira and Martin* Heffernan. Loved aunty of all her nieces and nephews. At Lesley’s request a private service will be held. Messages to 28 Clyde Street, Gore 9710. (*denotes deceased)
PEARS, Betty (Elizabeth Hazel). Passed away peacefully at Enliven Palliative Care Suite, Wanaka, on Sunday, January 27, 2019. Dearly loved wife of Richard Pears. Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Richard, Rebecca and Neil, Andrew and Bridget, Anna and Phil and Diane Homer. Much loved grandmother of Tristam, Calvin, Madeleine, Nicholas, Virginia, Charles, William, Ryan and Rose, and loved grandmother-in-law of Kim and Hannah. Dearly loved sister and sister-in-law of Manda and Lewis, Jessie and Tom, Bill and Vivienne, and John and Violet. Special thanks to all Betty’s home carers, staff at Dunstan Hospital, Castlewood Rest Home and Enliven Palliative Care Suite, for their care of Betty. A service for Betty will be held in St Columba’s Church, cnr Upton and McDougal Streets, Wanaka, at 2.00pm, on Thursday, January 31, 2019, followed by a private cremation. Messages to Pears family, 10 Gawn Lane, Aspiring Retirement Village, Golf Course Road, Wanaka 9305. Cared for by Affinity Funerals Central Otago & Lakes District F.D.A.N.Z.
STEPHENS, Gregory Lindsay (Greg). Peacefully at Hospice Southland on Monday 28th January 2019. Loved son of Adrian & Dianne. Loved partner of Paula. Proud father to Vanessa & partner Ash, Ashley & partner Bobby, and Jacob, and stepfather to Kimmy, and Woody. Proud Grandad to Maci-Jay, Nathalia, and Yuri. Loved brother and brother-in-law of Daryl & Debbie, Eugene & Amber, sisters Julie, and Sonya, and brother Jason. Longtime friend to Matthew Ballantyne. In lieu of flowers, donations to Hospice Southland would be appreciated and may be left at the service. A service to celebrate Greg’s life will be held in the Avenal Park Chapel, 75 Fox Street Invercargill on Thursday 31st January at 11.00am. Private cremation to follow. Messages to 234 Scott Street, Invercargill 9812. avenalpark.co.nz
THOMAS, Donald Robert (Don). 19.1.1935 – 24.1.2019 Peacefully at Ascot Care Home, Invercargill. Loved husband of Shirley Mae*. Loved father and father-in-law of Bruce and Joy* (Riverton), Rhonda and Ross Clinton (Fairlie). Cherished grandfather of Emily; Matthew and Holly. Loved brother and brother-in-law of Natalie and Ray Harper (Invercargill), Bill* and Dulcie* Thomas. Loved uncle of his nieces and nephews. Dear friend of Vivienne McGifford*. A service to celebrate Don’s life will be held in Club Southland, Leet Street, Invercargill, at 2.00pm, on Wednesday, January 30. Private cremation. In lieu of flowers, donations may be left at the service for the Salvation Army. All communications to PO Box 1, Riverton. (*denotes deceased) frasersfunerals.co.nz