Funeral Notices – Tuesday 2nd April
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BEER, Bronwyn Petra. On Wednesday, March 27, 2019, after a courageous struggle at Auckland City Hospital, surrounded by family. Cherished daughter of Mervyn and Phyllis; much loved sister of Lindsay, Neville, Geoffrey, and Nigel. Also loved sister-in-law of Sheryl, Trish, Julie, and Jayne. Much loved aunt of all her nieces and nephews. A friend too many. Funeral details to follow. Messages to: 1649 Dipton Mossburn Road, RD 1, Dipton 9791.
BOLGER, Bernadette. Peacefully on Sunday, March 31, 2019, at home in Cromwell. Beloved wife of Stewart. Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Antonia Haslam, Craig and Susan Bracefield, Bradley and Megan Bracefield, and Luke and Lorna Bracefield. Grandmother (fondly known as Grandma BB and Bungle) to Caitlin; Lucy, Willow; Joshua, Liam, Jonothon; Bede and Basil. Loved sister of Veronica and Phil Crannitch, Lawrence and Sandra Goodson, Angela and Dave Darch, and Gerard Goodson. Loved “Bernadette” to Stewart’s children, Carol and Brent Preddy, Marie and Manu Simeon, Aaron and Lucy Bolger, and grandchildren Ike; Kyle and Georgia; Stephanie, Acacia, Jezrah, Duke and Sylvie. Special Mum and Nana B to Julie and Lukas. Bernadette’s family wish to sincerely thank Gayle McCormack for her special care of Bernadette. Loving mother to many. A service to celebrate Bernadette’s life is to be held at Cromwell Presbyterian Church, Elspbeth Street, on Friday, April 5, 2019 at 1.00pm, followed by private cremation. In lieu of flowers donations to Central Otago Hospice are greatly appreciated and may be left at the service. Messages to 11 Goodger Court, Cromwell 9310.
DORE, Gwen (nee Keast). Peacefully at Bupa Wakatipu Care Home, on Monday, April 1, 2019, aged 80 years. Loved wife of Ian for 58 years. Mother of Lucia, mother and mother-in-law of Richard and Sara. Loved Grandmother (Gwen) of Rosemary. Youngest child of Frank and Mamie Keast, beloved sister and sister-in-law of Jean and Jack* Cartwright, Billy* and Heather* Keast, Mary* and Henry* Morris, Wynne and Maurice* Christie, Rodney Keast*, Lawrence and Margaret* Keast. Beloved auntie of all her nephews and nieces. A service to celebrate Gwen’s life will be held in St Margaret’s Presbyterian Church, Ross St, Frankton, on Thursday, April 4, at 10.30am, followed by a burial at Eastern Cemetery, Invercargill, at 3.30pm. Messages to Villa 13, Queenstown Country Club, 420 Frankton Ladies Mile Highway, Queenstown 9371.
McDONALD, Yvonne Robyn. 20.12.1949 – 30.3.2019. Aged 69 years. Dearly loved mum of Jason and Janet, Matthew and Trina, Reece and Jo, Scott and Alicia, cherished grandma of Lauren and Cam and Finlay, Mickayla and Oliver and Tyrone, Teagan, Ella and Harley. Surrogate Mother of cousin Debra and Tony Maheno. Treasured daughter of Fred* and Rene* Wall. Loved Sister and Sister-in-law of Jan* and Barry* Reeve, Reece and Diane Wall. Much cherished Aunt and Great-Aunt to of all her nieces and nephews.
“Where’s my charger?” A Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, April 3, 2.00pm, at the Invercargill Christian Centre, 165 Leet Street, Invercargill. In lieu of flowers there will be donation boxes to both Fountain of Peace NZ and Hospice Southland. Sadly missed by all. Messages to 118 Gimblett Place, Invercargill. avenalpark.co.nz