Funeral Notices – Wednesday 13th January
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BISHOP, Arthur William:
On January 10, 2021, suddenly, in his 82nd year. Dearly loved husband of the late Annette, cherished father and father-in-law of Janine and Grant Pine, and Craig and Carla Bishop. Adored Pop of Georgia and Harrison Pine. Messages to c/- 3 Francis Street, Blenheim 7201 or www.cloudybayfunerals.co.nz Special thanks to Springlands Lifestyle Village for their care of Dad. In accordance with Arthur’s wishes, a private cremation will take place.
BROOKS, Martin Dale:
18.11.1951 – 09.01.2021
Died peacefully at home, surrounded by family. Darling Husband of Maria for 26 years. Son of Mick and Pat, brother of Robin, Peter and Sue. Stepfather of Eve and Cy. Father-in-law of Amber and Pete. Besotted Grandfather of Cole, Ruby, Hebe, Dane and Willow. Special Dad to Deanne. Beloved doggy daddy of Pixie. Thank you to those who cared for Martin at Nurse Maude, Access, Redcliffs Medical Centre, Oncology Dept CDHB, Pegasus Medical and Pharmacy. Messages to the Brooks Family, c/- PO Box 10345, Christchurch 8145. According to Martin’s wishes, a cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held in the Ferry Park Chapel, 297 Ferry Road, Christchurch, on Friday, January 15, 2021, at 2.00pm.
HUNTER, Margaret Isobel (nee Sinclair):
It is with great sadness, we announce the loss of our beloved mother, Margaret on the 11 th January 2021, age 85 years. The dearly loved wife of the late Bruce (Canada); beloved Mother and Mother-in-law of John and the late Cathy, Jillian, Warren, Kylie and Brian and a much-treasured Nana to Abigail, Adalyn, and Corbin. Much loved sister and sister-in-law of Len
and the late Hazel, Peter and Gael and aunt of all her nieces and nephews. Cherished and loved by her extended Hunter family.
A service to celebrate Margaret’s will be held in the Avenal Park Chapel 75 Fox Street on Saturday 16 th January at 10am, private cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations to Hospice Southland would be appreciated and may be left at the service. Messages to Ascot Retirement Village Villa 29, 211 Racecourse Road Invercargill 9810.
KENNEDY, Ray Robert:
Passed away suddenly but peacefully at Southland Hospital, on Monday 11 January 2021; in his 92nd year. Beloved husband and best friend of Flora for 64 years. Dearly loved father and father-in-law of David and Vicky Kennedy, Robyn and Robert Guyton, and Raylene and Alastair Carston. Much loved grandfather of Terry, Adam, Rachael, Glen, Christopher, Hollie and Sophy and their partners. Loved great grandfather of 11. A service to celebrate Ray’s life will be held in J Fraser and Sons’ Chapel, cnr Esk and Doon Streets, Invercargill, on Thursday 14 January beginning at 1:30pm; refreshments to follow. Private cremation afterwards. In lieu of flowers donations to St John Ambulance. Messages can be sent to 50 Louisa Street, Invercargill or to Ray’s tribute page at frasersfunerals.co.nz/tributes
RITCHIE, Ernest James (Jimmy):
Aged 73 years. Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 12, 2021, at Southland Hospital (formerly of Gore). Loved youngest son of the late Ernest (Ernie) and Elizabeth (Liz) Ritchie. Dearly loved brother and brother-in-law of Ian and Faye Harvey (Auckland), Alan and Lorraine (Gore), Elaine Richardson (Mataura) and loved uncle of all his nieces and nephews. Funeral details later. Messages to Alan Ritchie, 106 Wentworth Street, Gore 9710.
SIAOSI, David (Dave):
Passed away suddenly on Monday, January 11, 2021, aged 51 years. Very sadly missed and cherished Dad of Jesse (Gore), beloved son of Marion and the late Andrew (Otaki), loved brother of Angela (Porirua), Joseph (Waikanae) and Fiona (Christchurch), and a loved uncle of Jordan; Levi, and Tyler; Luke, and Jaime. A private family gathering will be held to farewell Dave. Messages to 47 Hokonui Drive, Gore 9710.
STUART, Rex Thomas:
Suddenly in Dunedin, on January 10, 2021; aged 59 years. Dearly loved father of Mark, Kenny, and Russell. Loved Grandad of Luka, Eva, and Leo. Dearly loved son of Stan* and Joan* Stuart. Loved brother of John*, Roger*, Barry* and Barbara, Carol and Alan McNaught, Charlie and Bron, Elaine Dawson, Wendy and John, Richard and Brenda, Fiona and Don, and Doug and Airdrie. Loved uncle of his nieces and nephews, and great-nieces and nephews. A service for Rex will be held at Hope and Sons, 523 Andersons Bay Road, Dunedin, on Friday, January 15, at 3.00pm. Messages to Rex’s page at www.tributes.co.nz (*denotes deceased).
TAYLOR, Henry Claude (Claude):
On January 10, 2021, passed away peacefully at home, with family, in his 92nd year. Loved husband of the late Dawn and previously the late Monica. Loved father and father-in-law of Pamela Hamilton, Lynette Whelan, Rodger and Janelle, Anne and Murray Cox, and stepdad of Brett and Leah McIntosh, and Katryna McIntosh. Loved grandad of all his grandchildren and great-grandchildren and all their families. Messages to c/- PO Box 9, Blenheim 7240 or www.cloudybayfunerals.co.nz In lieu of flowers a donation to St John, c/- PO Box 467, Blenheim 7240, would be appreciated or may be made at the service. A Funeral Service for Claude will be held at the Salvation Army, George St, Blenheim, on Thursday, Janua