Funeral Notices – Wednesday 15th May
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BAIRD, Shirley Georgina.
Peacefully on Sunday, May 12, 2019, with family at Resthaven Village, Gore. Loving wife of the late Jim, loved and respected mother, mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother of Bryce and Linda, Paigan, Callum, Lochlan, Finn, and Piper Lane (Christchurch), Graham and Ann, Campbell, and Harry (Gore), Der-rick, Shannon, Jessica, Connor, Georgia, Brenton, and Sharna (Invercargill).
“Deep in my heart a memory is kept, to love, to cherish, never to forget”
At Shirley’s request a private family service will be held. Messages to Graham and Ann Baird, 13 Lewis Street, Gore 9710.
On Thursday, May 9, 2019, in the care of Hospice Southland. Dearly loved husband of Marilyn, and loved father and father-in-law of Paul and Christine, and Mark. Loved brother and brother-in-law of John and Lorraine (Australia). The family wish to thank the staff at Hospice Southland and Fiordland Medical Centre for their care of Lyall. At Lyall’s request, a private cremation has been held. Messages to 7 Bowen Street, Te Anau 9600. avenalpark.co.nz
FLEMING, Michael Lee (Mike).
On Tuesday, May 14, 2019, at his home Lake Hayes. Husband of Sandy, proud father of Peita, and Gaby, son of the late Reg and Cherry Fleming, brother and brother-in-law of Rosemary and Leo, and Peter, brother-in-law of Raewyn Anderson, Dennis Asher, and Lyn Asher. A celebration of Mike’s life will be held in Lake Hayes Pavilion, at 1.30pm, on Friday, May 17, private cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations to either Otago Air rescue or Leukemia and blood cancer may be left at the service. Messages to PO Box 83, Arrowtown 9351.
GREENE, Regan James Soar.
Unexpectedly at Gore, on May 10, 2019, aged 36. Dearly loved son and stepson of Karen and Stewart Bell. Dearly loved big brother and brother-in-law of Hamish and Janelle. Loved dad of Satori (Invercargill) and Bradley (Owaka). Dearly loved nephew of Trena and Blair Walker and loved by all his cousins. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, May 18, 2019, at 1.00pm, at the Ascot Park Hotel. In lieu of flowers donations to Mental Health Services will be gratefully accepted and can be made at the service. Messages to 163 Tramway Road, Invercargill. mwfunerals.co.nz
McMAHON, Brother Campion fms (Michael).
On May 13, 2019, peacefully, aged 87 years. Respected and admired member of the Marist Brother’s community, 215 Richmond Road, Grey Lynn, Auckland, Campion, born in Gisborne 1931, was the son of Mervyn and Joan and brother of Denis and his wife Joan. Brother taught in Marist Schools in Invercargill, Lower Hutt, Masterton and many years in both Pakistan and Lapaha, Tonga. A vigil of prayer and memories of his life will be held at St Mary MacKillop Chapel, Mission Bay, Auckland, on Sunday, May 19, at 2.00pm. A Requiem Mass to celebrate his life of service will be celebrated at the same venue on Monday, May 20, at 10.00am. In lieu of flowers donations to the Marist Brothers Champagnat Trust, PO Box 24-400, Royal Oak, Auckland 1345, would be very much appreciated.
SHEARER, Lyall Edwin.
Peacefully surrounded by family on May 14, 2019, aged 72. Dearly loved husband of Gaynor, proud father of Amelia and Mark Dale, Lauren and Jeremy Langford, Blair and Rose, adored “Lyall” of George, Alice, Ben, and Victoria; Alexia, Sylvie, and Arthur; Annabel, Charlotte, and Harrison. Son of the late Peter and Doreen, and loyal brother of Peter, Grant, and Craig and their families. A celebration of Lyall’s life will be held at Sopheze On The Bay, Caroline Bay, Timaru, on Saturday, May 18, at 2.00pm, followed by a private burial. Messages to the Shearer family C/- PO Box 772, Timaru 7940. Betts Funeral Services.
SUTHERLAND, Neil James.
Peacefully in the loving care of Bupa Ascot on May 14, 2019, surrounded by the love of his family. In his 91st year. Beloved husband for 65 years of Muriel. Loving father and father-in-law of Chrissy and Marcus Karaitiana; Kevin and Ann; Peter and Tracy Taylor; Donna and Wayne Patrick; Anthony and Kimerly. Much loved Poppa Neil of Arnya, Leeza, Emma, Libby, Paula, Lyall, Hamish, James, Coran, Lissy, Clark and very proud Poppa of all his great-grandchildren. Loved son of the late Georgina and Campbell Sutherland. Neil is also survived by his loved siblings, Bruce, Jean and Flora and was also a much loved brother of the late Zora, Ian, Alan, Graeme, Ewen, Vida and Shelia. Messages to Muriel Sutherland, c/- Ascot Bupa, 149 Racecourse Rd, Invercargill 9810. Online tributes may be left at frasersfunerals.co.nz/tributes A Requiem Mass for Neil will be celebrated at St Mary’s Basilica, Tyne St, Invercargill, on Friday, May 17, 2019, commencing at 2.00pm. His interment will follow at Eastern Cemetery. frasersfunerals.co.nz
BURNETT, Agnes Dixon.
1.11.1940 – 15.5.2017
“No verse can say
No flowers repay
How much we lost
Two years today”
GRACE, Michelle Katherine.
Treasured memories today and every day of our Michelle who died tragically May 15, 2009, in Invercargill.
Forever in our hearts.
– Kathy Grace family, and friends.
PARKES, Nicola Jane.
11.04.1968 – 15.05.2013 Nic, we miss you so much, especially your cheeky smile and laugh, and will always take you in our hearts wherever we go.
We think of you every day, our very special wife, mother, daughter, sister, sister-in-law and aunty.
“Love you always”