Funeral Notices – Wednesday 10th October
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GORTON, John Lewis. 3 September 1933 – 8 October 2018
John slipped away peacefully in the early hours of Monday
morning at Southland Hospital. Much loved husband of
the late Joan, father of Alison, and John, the late Wendy,
and Christine. Dearly loved grandfather of Danielle,
Stephanie, Jason and Toni. Deep appreciation to the
wonderful staff on surgical ward for looking after John and
keeping him comfortable in his final days. A service to
celebrate John’s life will be held in the Avenal Park
Chapel, 75 Fox St, Invercargill on Friday 12 October at 11
am, followed by a private cremation. Message to 17 Filleul
St, Gladstone, Invercargill 9810
SHANKS, Michael (Mick). Peacefully after a battle with dementia, in the wonderful care of Peacehaven, on Tuesday, October 9, 2018. Dearly cherished husband of Raylene, loved and respected stepfather and grandad Mick of Katherine, Bruce, Georgia, Jackson and Tessa Ryder; Melissa, Brendon, Sophie and Charlotte McLellan (all of Dunedin); and Liz, Mario and Eva Shlimon (Wellington). A service to celebrate Mick’s life will be held at the Invercargill Crematorium Chapel, Rockdale Road, Invercargill, at 1.30pm, Thursday, October 11. Messages to 98 High Street, Invercargill. Until we meet again.
KERERU, Hollie-Jayne. Tragically passed away on Saturday, October 6, 2018, in her 33rd year. Loved wife of Joshua, and devoted mother of Ranginui, Terina, Daniel, Toa and Tamamoko. Dearly loved daughter of Gwenyth and Robin Martin, step-sister of Noel John Martin. Much loved step-daughter of Stuart Habgood. Messages to Kereru Family, c/ Avenal Park Funeral Home, 75 Fox Street, Invercargill. Daughter, Mother, Wife one we’ll never forget all our lives. Hollie-Jayne will lie in state at Te Tomairangi Marae, 54 Eye Street Invercargill, from Wednesday evening until her final service. A celebration of Hollie-Jayne’s life will be held at St Mary’s Basilica, Tyne Street, Invercargill, on Friday, October 12, at 1.30pm.
WEST, Janet. (formerly of Balfour). Passed away October 5, 2018. Loved daughter of *Ron and *Lois West. Loved sister and sister-in-law of Averil and Ross, Trish and Dale, *Liz and Lindsay, *Owen, Hayley and Ross. Loved aunty and great-aunty of her many nieces and nephews. (*denotes deceased)
WILLIAMS, Hubert John (John).
Royal Navy P/053379. On October 6, 2018, suddenly at home. Dearly loved husband of Norma, treasured father and father-in-law of Warren and Kelley (Palmerston North), and Juanita (Invercargill). Loved granddad of Jonathon, Azroy, Centayne, Câri, Dylan, Geordie and Lucas. Loved son of the late Sylvia and Benjamin Williams, and loved brother of Margret*, Glynne and wife Anne, and Colin (all of Wales). A celebration of John’s life will be held in the Masonic Hall, Forth Street, Invercargill, on Thursday, October 11, at 1.30pm, followed by private cremation. Messages to 395 Tweed Street, Invercargill.
(*denotes deceased) CYMRU AM BYTH