Funeral Notices – Wednesday 16th October
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Aged 85 years. Passed suddenly but peacefully on Friday, October 11, 2019 at Windsor Park Care Home, Gore. Dearly loved wife and best friend of Hugh* and special friend of Jack*. Much loved mum of Peter*, Kerry, Jan, Rebecca and Sara. Mother-in-law of Neil, Peter, Hans-Peter. Loved grandmother of Katherine, Lauren, Benjamin, Bryleigh, Caitlin, Tayla, Katia, Anouk, and great-grandmother of Carter, Leo, Jaxon and Felix. Loved sister, sister-in-law and Aunty of all her nieces and nephews.
A service to celebrate Linda’s life will be held at the Gore R.S.A Function Lounge, Bowler Avenue, on Tuesday, October 22 at 1.00pm, leaving thereafter for Riversdale Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be left at the service for the Gore St John Ambulance. Messages to 13 North Terrace, Gore 9710. (*denotes deceased)
DALY, Owen Mark.
Owen passed away on Friday, October 11, 2019, in the care of Longwood Care Home Riverton, after a long battle with cancer. Dearly loved husband of Iona, father and father-in-law of Nicola and David Wales (Christchurch), Mark, and Adam (Te Wae Wae) and all his extended family. A service to celebrate Owen’s life will be held in the Waiau Town and Country Club, 41 King Street, Tuatapere, on Saturday, October 19 at 1.30pm, burial at the Tuatapere Cemetery to follow. In lieu of flowers donations to the Cancer Society would be appreciated and can be left at the service. Messages to 250 Te Wae Wae Road, RD 1, Riverton 9881. avenalpark.co.nz
Sadly, but peacefully passed away on Tuesday, October 8, 2019, at Jack Inglis Hospital Motueka, where he was surrounded by his family. Loved partner of Noeline, a loved and respected father and father-in-law of Nathan and Theresa, loved grandfather of Jayden, Bailey, Shacarnie, and Zanda, a loved stepfather, brother, uncle and friend. A memorial service to celebrate Kevin’s life will be held in the Avenal Park Chapel, 75 Fox Street, Invercargill, on Saturday, October 19, at 10.30am. Messages to 58 Lothian Crescent, Invercargill 9812.avenalpark.co.nz
KAIN, Robin (Lofty).
Formerly of Millers Flat. Husband of Phyl, passed away peacefully, on October 14, 2019, at Clutha Health First surrounded and supported by his family. Loved father and father-in-law of Trevor and Daly, Debbie and Kevin van de Water, Michelle and Ken McKenzie Anderson, Jock and Debbie, Lindsay and Myreen, and all his Grand and Great-Grandchildren. The family would like to thank the staff at Clutha Health First for their support and their compassionate, respectful care of Lofty. A celebration of Lofty’s life will be held on Friday, October 18 at 1.30pm, in the Millers Flat Hall, then leaving for the Millers Flat Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Milton St John Ambulance would be a good idea. Messages C/- Jock Kain, 6 Johnson St, Milton 9220.
Doug Nesbit Funeral Services Ltd Balclutha, and Milton.
O’REILLY, Michael John (Mick).
Much loved and adored husband of Linda. The best dad in the world to Harry, and Sacha. Kindest friend of Jacinda and Louis. Treasured son of the late Harry and Marie. Most fabulous brother and brother-in-law of Sharon and Craig, Mary Ellen and David, Jane and Derek, Michael, Sarah and John. Forever wonderful uncle of Celia and Steve, Lauren and Brendan, Emmeline and Matt, Melissa and Andy, Joelle and Phil, Alicia and Allan, Nikki and Matt, Joseph, Dominic and Mia, Ben and Emma, Raff and Alfie and families. Greatly loved and missed by his many treasured cousins and friends. Michael will be farewelled in Auckland on Wednesday, October 16, at 3.30pm in the North Harbour Chapel of Dil’s Funeral Services, 185 Schnapper Rock Rd, Albany. A second service will be held on Saturday, October 19, at 1.30 pm at Clyde Rugby Club, with his final resting place being Clyde Cemetery. Donations in lieu of flowers to Westpac Rescue Helicopter Trust. www.rescuehelicopter.org.nz
RUDMAN, Graham Michael.
Passed peacefully on Sunday, October 13, aged 63. Dearly loved husband of Susan. Loved father, father-in-law, grandfather, and great-grandfather of Paul and Robyn, Scott, Michael, Gordon, Steven, and their families. Loved brother and brother-in-law of Peter, Theresa, Patricia, and Christopher; John and Jeanette, the late Ian and the late Moroka, Sally and Kevin, Trevor and Pauline, and their families. A service to celebrate Graham’s life will be held in Mataura Presbyterian Church, Kana Street, Mataura, on Thursday, October 17 at 2.00pm, followed by private cremation. Messages may be sent to 2 Hope Street, Mataura 9712, or to Graham’s tribute page at frasersfunerals.co.nz/tributes
TILSON, Fay Valmai.
Passed away at Southland Hospital, on Sunday, October 13, 2019. Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Cheryl (Christchurch), Allison and Steve (Gore), loved Grandma of Frazer, and John, loved daughter of *Bob and *Anna O’Brien, a loved sister of Gregor, Alice, *Chris, *Janice, Roger, and Robyn. A good friend to many.
“Breathe easy now” Private cremation. Messages to 113 Hokonui Drive, Gore 9710.
WHAANGA, James Hemi (Jim).
On Monday, October 14, 2019, at home, Riversdale, Southland. Dearly loved and precious husband of the late Yvette. Loved Dad and Koro of Myra, Robbie, Jo and Sam (Timaru); Rana, Les, Kerry, Brett, Jenna and Nikita (Perth); Dean, Fiona, Tinaya and the late Arneka (Riversdale); Robyn, Mark, Jason, Kelly, Ray (Riversdale); Shane and Jade (Kapiti Coast); Adam, Rhonda, Tane, Matt, and Josh (Mosgiel). Loved and treasured Grandad/Koro of his 20 great-grandchildren. As per Jim’s wishes a private cremation will be held. A celebration of Jim’s life will be held at 2.00pm on Tuesday, October 22, 2019, at the Taieri Rugby Clubrooms, Mosgiel. Messages to PO Box 103, Riversdale, Southland 9744.