Funeral Notices – Tuesday 30th July
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BANBURY, Alma Jane (nee Stiven).
On Friday, July 26, 2019 at Ripponburn Rest Home and Hospital, Cromwell, aged 86 years. Devoted wife of the late Peter, for 60 years, loved mother and mother-in-law of Jenifer and Ross Muir, John and Jane Tyson, loved Grandma of Jeffrey, Emma and Cameron. Loved sister, aunt, cousin and friend to many. A sincere thank you to Ripponburn Hospital staff and community for their compassion and care for the last three years. A graveside service will be held for Alma (along with Peter’s ashes) at Tapanui Cemetery, West Otago, on Wednesday, July 31, at 1.30pm. Messages to 6 Quarry Court, Cromwell 9310.
BARDSLEY, Catherine (Sheila).
Died peacefully at home at Elmslie House, Wanaka, on Sunday, July 28, 2019, in her 90th year. Cherished wife of the late Tom, and dearly loved Mum of Jan and Alan Gillespie, Pam Bardsley, and the late David Peacock. Treasured Nana of Aaron Gillespie and Adele Reweti, Ben and Anna Gillespie, Sarah Gillespie, and Holly and Naomi Peacock. Special Great-Nana of Will, Milly and Peata. Loved sister and sister-in-law of David and Frances Stewart (Cromwell), and her many nieces and nephews. Sheila’s family are extremely grateful to Kim and her wonderful team at Elmslie House for their excellent care over the past two years. A celebration of Sheila’s life will be held at the Wanaka Community Presbyterian Church, Tenby Street, Wanaka, on Wednesday, July 31, at 1.30pm, followed by a private cremation. Messages to Jan Gillespie, 287 Maungawera Road, RD2, Wanaka 9382. Cared for by Affinity Funerals Central Otago & Lakes District F.D.A.N.Z.
BIRCH, Frank. 1931 – 2019
On Sunday, July 28, 2019, in the care of the staff at Rowena Jackson Retirement Village; aged 88 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Nancy, much loved father of Raewyn, Stephen, and Larry, loved grandfather of Kelly, Rebecca, Reuben, Kerri-ann; Jason, Craig, Maria, and his
9 great-grandchildren. Loved brother of Noeline Hall (Masterton). A service for Frank will be held in the Southland Crematorium Chapel, Rockdale Road, on Thursday, August 1, at 2.00pm. Messages to 71 Waiau Cres, Invercargill. Online tributes may be sent to Frank’s tribute page at frasersfunerals.co.nz/tributes
EVANS, Russell John.
Of Invercargill, formerly of Bush Haven, Otatara. On Sunday, July 28, 2019, peacefully at Southland Hospital CCU. In his 78th year. Dearly loved husband of 51 years of May. Loved Dad of Phil and Melissa (Tenerife), Gavin and Donella (Myross Bush), Lisa and Peter Stuart (Waituna). Treasured Grandad of Daniel and Danielle, Georgia, Hannah, Matthew; Caitlin, Damien and Jared, and a special Grandad Russell of Paige. A service to celebrate Russell’s life will be held at the Otatara Community Centre, Dunns Rd, Otatara, on Friday, August 2, 2019 commencing at 11.00am, followed by his interment at Eastern Cemetery. Messages to 53 Martin St, Invercargill. Russell will be resting at J Fraser and Sons for anyone who wishes to visit him, by appointment.Online tributes may be made on frasersfunerals.co.nz/tributes
MATHIESON, Colin Alexander.
On July 28, 2019, Colin passed away peacefully at Admatha Rest Home, Christchurch, aged 86 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Eudora, dearly loved dad of Sandy and Myrna, the late Karen, and David and Jan, loving special granddad of Aleksander, Thomas, Jennifer, and Michael; Blair, and Anna, loving great-granddad of William, Oscar, and Olav. Special thanks to the staff at Admatha Rest Home for their special care of Colin. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Colin Mathieson, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. The Service to celebrate Colin’s life will be held in our Rangiora Chapel, Wai-mana, 92 Kippenberger Avenue, on Thursday, August 1, at 10.30am, interment thereafter at the Rangiora Lawn Cemetery.
PERRIAM, Joan Elizabeth (nee McAnelly).
Peacefully in the loving care of Calvary on Monday, July 29, 2019, aged 78 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Mervyn (Sandy) Perriam. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Tony (Crab) and Dianne, Shayne and Jane, Brendon (Bomber) and Melissa, Leon and Toni. Loved nannie of Luke, Liam, Brock; Taryn, and Sam; Maria, Olivia and Jonothan; Reneé, Daisy, and Arlo. Joan will be resting at home with family at 904 Rimu-Seaward Downs Road. R.I.P.
A Requiem mass to celebrate Joan’s life will be held in the St Thérèse, of Lisieux Catholic Church, 40 Perth St, Invercargill, on Thursday, August 1, at 1.30pm. Interment to follow at the Eastern Cemetery. A Rosary will be recited at Shayne and Jane’s home on Wednesday, July 31 at 7.00pm, at 904 Rimu-Seaward Downs Road, Oteramika. Messages to 904 Rimu-Seaward Downs Road, Oteramika 9871. avenalpark.co.nz
PRICE, Maree. (nee Pankhurst).
September 10, 1950 – July 28, 2019
Maree passed away peacefully with her loving family beside her on Sunday. Maree was deeply adored and cared for by her husband Kerrin throughout their 48 years of marriage. Dearly loved and treasured mother and mother-in-law of Kylie and Jamie, Regan and Tiffany and Libby and Garry. A cherished Nana ‘Ree’ to William, Campbell, Brittany and Zoe. A beautiful person inside and out, who defied all odds to live 15 years longer than anticipated – a true example of Maree’s heart and strength. We knew this day would come but we weren’t ready to say our goodbyes. The family would like to express their thanks to the staff of Vickery Court for their compassionate care of Maree over the last 6 years. Maree’s family will be holding a private service to celebrate her life on Tuesday at Avenal Park Chapel. Messages can be directed to 299 Bay Road, RD 9, Invercargill. avenalpark.co.nz
PULLEY, Beverly Margaret.
Passed away peacefully at Carter House, Te Puke, on Sunday, July 28, 2019. Loved wife of the late Archie. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Phillip and Diane, Kaye and Stephen Manson. Loved nana of Michael and Deanne, Carl and Alicia, Ashley and Monique, Bevan and Natalie, also great-nana of Jaxon, Taya, Brody, Breanna, Eli, Beau and Thomas. Loved sister and sister-in-law of Doris and Bill Bailey (deceased), Gladys and Gerrard Waigth (deceased), Jack and Bessie Boniface (deceased), Mavis and George Bremer (deceased), Hazel and Les Robinson (deceased), Vera and Rex Oliver (deceased), Rex and Audrey Boniface (deceased), Daphne and Len Johnston (deceased), Ruth and (the late) Gordon McKenzie, Joyce and Jim Craig (deceased), Norman and Betty Boniface (deceased), Jim and Noelene Boniface, Sylvia and John Faithful. Loved aunty to all her nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held for Beverly at a later date. All correspondence to P.O. Box 11173, Papamoa, Tauranga 3151.
TAIT, Joan (nee Miller).
Passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Monday, July 29, 2019, at Southland Hospital, aged 72. Dearly loved wife of the late Bob. Much loved mother of Phillip and Julie Boniface. Loved grandmother and great-grandmother. Loved elder daughter of the late Jack and Iris Miller. Loved sister of Carol Todd, Trevor and Geoffrey Miller. In lieu of flowers, donations to St John Invercargill can be left at the service. A celebration of Joan’s life will be held on Wednesday, July 31, 1.30pm, Invercargill Central Baptist Church, 11 Deveron Street, Invercargill. A Private Cremation will follow. Messages to 224 Pomona Street, Invercargill. Online tributes may be made on frasersfunerals.co.nz/tributes.