Funeral Notices – Tuesday 31st July
If you would like your recently lost loved ones death/funeral notice listed on contact your Funeral Director for more information about this free service. They can also help you write the notice and offer other helpful advice and services in this time of need.
BAIRD, Rowena Isabel. Formerly of Otautau. Died peacefully at Vickery Court on 29 July 2018, aged 91. Beloved husband of the late Allan. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Murray, Lindsay and Diane, Stuart and Sue. Loved Nana of Aaron and Paula (Otautau, and Michelle and Chris (Gold Coast), and Grandma of Haden and Bronwyn, Jo and Mark, Alana and Nick. Loved Great-Grandma of Matt and Jimmy Baird, and Isabella Glenister, Connor, Madeliene and Sophie Ridder. A service to celebrate Rowena’s life will be held in Otautau Sports Complex on Wednesday 1 August at 2pm followed by interment at Otautau Cemetery. Messages can be sent to 472 Otautau-Wreys Bush Road, RD 1 Otautau
ELLIS, Daniel Maurice (Dave). Peacefully after a courageous battle on Sunday, 29 th July 2018 in the care of Hospice Southland with his loving family by his side.
“Gone to join his beloved Isa.”
Dearly loved husband of the late Isa. Dearly loved father, father- in-law and Grandad of Maria, Blaise, and Bronagh, Bridget-Mary & Warren, Ryan, Seori, and Keegan, John & Nicola, Victoria, and Daniel. R.I.P. Dave will be resting at home 3/209 Teviot Street until his Rosary in the Avenal Park Chapel, 75 Fox Street on Wednesday, 1 August at 7pm and then the service on Thursday, 2nd August at 11:00 am, the service will conclude with the burial at the Eastern Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to Daffodil House would be appreciated and may be left at the service.
ELLIS, Daniel Maurice (Dave). Dearly brother and brother-in- law of Reg & Maxine, and Maureen* and brother-in-law of Martin* & Vera*, Hugh* & Mary*, Mary*, John* & Teresa*, Stephen* & Elsie, Frank & Therese, Bridget & Tony*. Much
loved uncle and great uncle of all his nieces and nephews.
WILLIAMSON, Avis Jean (nee Bowes). Passed away peacefully with family by her side after a short illness, on Sunday 29th July 2018, aged 84 years. Loved wife of the late Trevor. Cherished mother and mother-in-law of Sandra & Martin, Carol & Tony, Wayne & Puti, Wendy & Warren, and Tony & Julie. Dearly loved Grandma of Lee, Karlene, Tanya, Ben, Justin, Aaron, Ann- marie, Rocco, Vinni, and Luca. A very special Great-grandma of
all her 14 great-grandchildren. Loved sister of Raymond, Eddie, Winston and Glenys. As per Avis’s request, a celebration of her life will be held at Wendy and Warren’s, 206 West Plains School Road at 2:30pm, this Thursday, 2nd August. All friends and family
are welcome. Wear something colourful and feel free to share a story about Avis. A private family service will be held prior. Messages to 206 West Plains School Road, RD 4, Invercargill 9874
DOHERTY, Joan. Peacefully at Southland Hospital after a short illness on Sunday, 29th July 2018, aged 92 years. Dearly loved wife of then late Keir. Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Susan and Russell Sinclair, Julia and Stuart Ryder, Anne and Garry Perkins. Beloved and adored Grandmother of Jane, Chris (Sydney), Stephen and Jaleesa Sinclair, Pauline and Vaughan Whyte, Shelley and Peter Lawton (UK), Gemma and Chris Naylor (WA) and Great Grandmother of Ryan, Daniel, Smith, and Keir. A service to celebrate a life well lived will be held in the Avenal Park Chapel, 75 Fox Street on Wednesday, 1st August at 1:30 pm. Messages to 76 Hoffman Court, Invercargill 9810.
HELLEWELL, Yvonne Florence (nee Elder). Peacefully at Hospice on Saturday, July 28, 2018. Much loved wife of Graeme, for 50 years. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Lance and Jen, Richard and Sandra, Blair and Tami, Janette and Craig Collins. Adored Gran of William, Katie (deceased), Oliver, Caleb, Ashley, Jayda, Joelle, and Honor.
Forever with the Lord. A Funeral Service will be held in the Calvin Community Church, 25 Robertson Street, Gore, on Wednesday, August 1, at 2.00pm, followed by an interment at the Charlton Park Cemetery. Donations can be made at the service for Hospice Southland. Messages to 78 Broughton Street, Gore 9710.
McATAMNEY, John Gratton (Jock). Peacefully at home on Saturday, July 28, 2018. Dearly loved brother and brother-in-law of Mike and Di. Much loved Uncle Jock of Emma McAtamney, Olivia Clouston, and Hannah McAtamney.
Forever in our hearts
MEECHANG, Ian Sydney. K Force 16 Field Reg: 207915 On Sunday, July 29, 2018, at Edith Cavell Rest Home, Christchurch, aged 90 years. Dearly loved husband of Noeleen, loved father and father-in-law of Karyn and Steve, and Maree, loved pop of Te Atawai, Taisha and Neihana, Josh, Demi and Daniel, loved great-grandpop of Te Atarangi, Te Tuapae O Te Rangi and Mikaere Nopera. Special thanks to all the staff at Edith Cavell Rest Home for their care of Ian. Messages may be addressed to The Meechang Family c/- 19 London Street, Christchurch 8013. A Funeral Service to celebrate Ian’s life will be held at the Papanui RSA, 55 Bellvue Avenue, Papanui, Christchurch, on Thursday, August 2, at 11.00am.
O’MEARA Francis John (Frank). Peacefully at home on Sunday, July 29, 2018; aged 84 years. Dearly loved husband of Shona. Loved father and father-in-law of John and Rochelle (Brisbane), Melanie and Kerry Aitken (Dunedin), David (Winton), Richard and Becky (Queenstown). Loved Grandad of all his grandchildren. A Requiem Mass for Frank will be celebrated in the St Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, Winton, on Thursday, August 2, at 11.00am, followed by an interment at the East Winton Cemetery. A Rosary will be recited on Wednesday evening at 6.30pm at the St Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church. Messages to 2 Calder Place, Winton 9720.