Funeral Notices – Tuesday 29th September
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HAY, Robert William Morris (Rob):
Passed away peacefully in Gore, on Thursday, September 24, 2020, aged 83 years. Dearly loved husband of Jean Pawsey, dearly loved father and father-in-law of Simone and Steve Hay-Fenlon (England), Adam (Gibbston Valley), and loved Grandad of Marlow, and Somerley. Loved brother and brother-in-law of the Hay and Pawsey families. Private cremation has been held. Messages to 66F Broughton Street, Gore 9710.
JOHNSON, James Henry (Jim):
Of Alexandra formerly of Mossburn passed away peacefully at Dunstan Hospital on September 28, 2020. Dearly loved husband of Jan, adored father of Ngaire, Vicky, Leona, Shelley, the late Neville, Graham, Brendon, Cherie, cherished ‘Pal’ of his 11 grandchildren and great-grandchildren. In lieu of flowers a donation for Friends of Dunstan may be left at the service. A service to celebrate Jim’s life will be held at Affinity Funeral Home, 143 Centennial Avenue, Alexandra on Thursday, October 1 at 1.00pm followed by a private family interment. Messages to: 28 Larch Crescent, Alexandra 9320.
LAWSON, Elaine Marion (nee Thomas):
Passed away peacefully, after a short illness, on Monday, September 28, 2020. Dearly loved wife of Neil for 62 years. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Craig and Shona, Adrian and Kirsty, and Nigel. Loved Nana of Casey and Rachel, Aleshia and John, Kelsi and Jared, Christopher and Abby. Loved Great-Nana of Taine. Loved sister and sister-in-law of Alister and Sue, Linley and Alan and the late Warren; Thomas*, Joe*, Rae*, Alex*, Hugh*, Dawn*, David*, Heather* and Robin*. Loved Aunty of all her nieces and nephews. A Celebration of Elaine’s life will be held on Thursday, October 1, 2020, at 1.30pm, J Fraser and Sons Chapel, corner Esk and Doon Streets, Invercargill. Interment at Eastern Cemetery will follow. Messages to 153 Gimblett Street, Invercargill or to Elaine’s tribute page at frasersfunerals.co.nz/tributes (*denotes deceased)
MILLS, Audrey Emily Kyra (née Kelly):
Born February 10, 1926. Passed away peacefully on September 28, 2020, at Middlemore Hospital. Beloved wife of the late Edward John (Eddie). Loving mother and mother-in-law of Debbie and Max, John and Glenys, Jo and Harold, and Bronwyn and Danielle. Much loved Nana of James and Asal, Kirsten, Michael, Ben and Bianca, Kelly and Chad, Jordan and Skye, Ned, Sean, and Old Nana to Gus, Ella, Carter, Beauden, Issac, Camilla, Jono and Ruby. Thank you to Ward 5, Middlemore Hospital, for the wonderful care of our Mum. Audrey will be greatly missed.
ROBERTSON, Robert Seymour (Bob):
Peacefully in the care of Peacehaven Rest Home on Saturday, 19th September 2020, aged 79 years. Beloved father of Liz and Dave (Australia), and Melanie (Christchurch). Loved Jenna-Bob of Jack, and Riley and Grandpa of Isaac, and Bryn and a loved brother. Bob’s family would like to thank the staff at Peacehaven and Waikiwi Gardens Rest Homes for their loving care over the years and also the staff at Southland Hospital for their medical care during his many visits as a frequent flyer. At Bob’s request, a private family service has been held. Messages to 2/84 Willryan Avenue, New Brighton, Christchurch 8083
TAYLOR, William (Bill):
Our beloved Bill passed on September 25, 2020, dad to Lucille and Doug, granddad to Julia, Hayden and Victoria, great-granddad to Natalia, Esmé, Jordan, Sam, Phoenix, Jayde and Mason, and great-great-granddad to Beau.
Will be sadly missed.
On Sunday, September 27, 2020 peacefully at the Timaru hospital, surrounded by her loving family. In her 81st year. Adored and loved wife of Alex for 48 years. Cherished and loved mother and mother-in-law of Jane and Alan Fouracre, and Sarah and Marcel Vickers. A loved “Nana” of Daniel, Hanah and Isabel Vickers. A treasured sister of Shona Nisbet and the late Margaret Randell, and sister-in-law of Olive Stockwell, Alwyn Stocker and Bill Wilson. A loved Aunty to all her nieces and nephews. Message please to the Wilson family c/o 187 Talbot Street, Geraldine. A service of thanksgiving for Anne’s life will be held at Geraldine Funeral services, 186 Talbot street, Geraldine on Friday, October 2, at 1.30pm.
WILSON, Ronald Newman:
14.06.1937 – 29.09.2019
In loving memory of dear Ron who passed away so suddenly one year ago today.
Sad are the hearts that love you
Silent are the tears that fall
Living without you is the hardest of all.
‘So sadly missed by us all.’
– Your loving wife Joan, Donnah, Debra, Daniel and their families xxxx
WILSON, Ronald Newman:
14.6.1937 – 29.9.2019
Forever remembered with love
Debbie, Adrian, Caitlin, James, Laurence, Henley, Grace and Shaun.