Funeral Notices – Tuesday 6th August
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BLAIR, Joy (nee Clearwater). JP
Peacefully at Hospice Southland on August 4, 2019, following a short illness. Dearly loved wife of Walter. Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Sandra* and John, Marion and Malcolm, Alison and Joe. Loving Grandma and Nana of Andrew, Gareth, Kelsey, Georgia and Lucy. Proud Great-Grandma of Kyle and Ryan. Loved sister and sister-in-law of Carol and Colin Evans. Loved Aunt of all her nephews. The funeral service for Joy will be held at J Fraser and Sons, Cnr Esk and Doon St, Invercargill, on Wednesday, August 7, 2019, commencing at 1.30pm. In lieu of flowers, donations in Joy’s memory to Hospice Southland would be appreciated. Messages to 49 Matua Rd, Invercargill 9879.(*denotes deceased). Online tributes may be made to frasersfunerals.co.nz/tributes
DAVISON, Errol Douglas.
Passed away on Saturday, August 3, 2019, at Albany Rest Home, Gore, aged 81 years. Dearly loved brother of June King (Dannevirke), Noeleen Meechang (Christchurch), Janeen Sinclair (Oamaru), and of all his late brothers and sisters. A loved uncle of all his nieces and nephews, and friend of Ron and Margaret Hargest (Gore). A service for Errol will be held in Southern Funeral Home Chapel, 106 Hokonui Drive, Gore, on Thursday, August 8, at 11.00am. Private cremation has been held.
FORD, Lois Ann.
Peacefully, on August 5, 2019, in the loving care of the Little Sisters of the Poor, Sacred Heart Home, Dunedin; aged 92 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Johnny, much loved mother and mother-in-law of Donald and Cheryl (Ashburton), Martin and Tracey (Kaka Point), Mike and Sheryl (Queenstown), Patrick and Linda (Alexandra), Margaret and Terry Scholes (Queensland), Ellen and Abioseh Kamara (South Africa), and a cherished Grandmother of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. R.I.P.
Requiem Mass will be celebrated on Friday, August 9, at 1.30pm, in St Mary MacKillop Catholic Church, Stewart Street, Balclutha, then leaving for the Balclutha Lawn Cemetery. Rosary will be held on Thursday, August 8, at 6.00pm. In lieu of flowers, donations to Little Sisters of the Poor would be appreciated and may be left at Lois’ service. Messages to 11 Stewart Street, Balclutha 9230. Doug Nesbit Funeral Services Ltd, Balclutha and Milton.
GUTSELL, Phyllis Margaret.
Passed away peacefully with family at her side, on Monday, August 5, 2019. Dearly loved wife of the late Bill, loved and respected mother and mother-in-law of Kelvin and Karen, Brian and Hendrika, Margaret and Gavin, Trevor and Kate, Karen and Marc, Denise and Roger, Lindsay and Alison, Sandra and Wayne. Dearly loved “Granny” of her 19 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren. “Finally with Bill”
A service to celebrate Phyllis’s life will be held in Southern Funeral Home Chapel, 106 Hokonui Drive, Gore, on Thursday, August 8, at 1.00pm, then leaving for Charlton Park Cemetery. Messages to 20A Redmond Street, Gore, 9710.
McLEOD, Donald Rogers (Don).
Passed away peacefully at Hawke’s Bay Fallen Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital on Monday, August 5, 2019. Aged 82. Dearly loved husband of Margaret for 59 years. Wonderful father and father-in-law to Scott and Anne McLeod (Havelock North), Lachie and Sarah McLeod (Timaru), Heather and Simon Charteris (Hastings), Fiona and James Macdonald (Te Anau). Precious Grandad of Harry, Olivia, Molly, Rose, Tom, George, Kate, Anna and Ben. A special thank you to all the hospital staff for the wonderful care Don received in his final days. A service for Don will be held at The Cheval Room, Hastings Racecourse, at 11.00am, on Friday, August 9. Donations may be left at the Service for St John Ambulance. Messages to ‘Highlands’, 1942A St Highway 50, RD5, Fernhill, Hastings.
OFFICER, Shirley Amy.
On August 4, 2019, peacefully at Essie Summers Hospital, aged 83 years. Loved wife of the late Les. Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Angus and Jason, Warren and Val, Graeme and Sharon, Russell and Alison, David and Laila, Trudy, and Allan and Michele. Dearly loved nana of all her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Messages to the Officer family, c/- P.O. Box 26112, Christchurch 8148. A celebration of Shirley’s life will be held in the Harewood Crematorium Chapel, entrance from Wilkinsons Road (via Gardiners Road), on Thursday, August 8, at 10.30am.
TAGOMOA, Lealaitagomoa Neru (Dave).
Suddenly on Friday, August 2, 2019, at Invercargill. Aged 58 years. Loved husband of Agiagia Leata Tagomoa. Cherished and devoted father of Sieni Anaperine Sauimalae, Poasa, Loleneta. A family service will be held on Wednesday, August 7 at 5.00pm, at Assembly of God, 1 Pine Crescent. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, August 8, at 10.00am, at the same church. The funeral will then leave for the Eastern Cemetery.