Funeral Notices – Wednesday 18th November
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CAULLAY, Bernadette Ann (Berny):
Unexpectedly at Dunedin Public Hospital, Surrounded by her loving family on Sunday the 15th November 2020, in her 61st year. Dearly loved Hunny Bunny and soulmate for life of Laurie. Special mum of Corrina. Loving sister and sister in-law of Charmayne and David Evans. Loving Aunty of all her nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews. “A very special friend to many”. As per Bernie’s wishes a private service will be held. Messages to ‘Caullay Family’ P.O. Box 632 Invercargill.
CHRISTIE, Russell James:
Formerly of Gore. Latterly of Rossendale Bupa (Hamilton). On Friday night, November 13, 2020, after a long illness, Russell left us for a better place. Loved husband of Bernadette (nee Rutherford). Loved father and father-in-law of Tim and Amanda. Loved grandfather. Much loved son of Alister and Eileen Christie, and loved brother of all his brothers and sisters, and friend of their extended families. Please send messages to Marie, 14 Rothesay Place, Rockdale, Invercargill 9812.
GRAHAM, Lewis Frederic (Lew or Bill):
Passed away on November 16, 2020, in Sydney, just before his 97th birthday. Husband of the late Betty (nee Bryce). Father of Lewis, and the late Dennis and Richard. Loved father of Simon. Respected brother-in-law of Sally and Alan Bryce, the late Ngaire and Lindsay McLeod, and Norma Edwards. Brother of the late Des. Private cremation in Sydney.
HORN, James Patrick. BEM RNZA P972039 WO #2:
Peacefully with his loving family by his side on Monday, 16 November 2020 in the care of Ascot Care Home; aged 85 years. Loved husband of Aileen, loved Dad of Carmel, John* & Annabel, Brigid & Kevin Heads, Kathleen & David Simpson, and Leonard*. Adored grandad of Patrick, & Rory; Stacey, Ashley, & Daniel; Jeffrey, & Emma, and their partners, and great grandad of Riley, Chloe, & Ella; Lucas; Jamie, Elyce, & Rosie.
A Requiem Mass will be held to celebrate James’ life in the St Mary’s Basilica, Tyne Street, Invercargill on Friday, 20 November at 2.00pm, the service will conclude with the interment at the Eastern Cemetery. Messages to 85 Morton Street, Invercargill 9812.
HORN, James Patrick:
Loved son of the late Alex and Ruth. Loved brother and brother-in-law of Leon* & Renee*, Sister Mary OP, Julienne*, Donald & Amanda, Michael & Jill, and David* & Judy. Loved uncle of all his nieces and nephews.
MENLOVE, Brendon James Paul:
Suddenly but peacefully at Bainfield Park Residential Care Home, on Friday 13th November 2020. In his 51st year. Loved father of Victoria and Connor, and Megan. Loved son of Reg and Maureen. Loved brother of Ellen and Pete (Victoria Australia), Chris and Judi. Friend of Kayleen. Loved uncle of Nathan and Abby; Jordan and Nic. A Requiem Mass for Brendon will be held on Thursday 19th November 2020 at 1.30pm at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 449 North Road Invercargill. Followed by an interment at Eastern Cemetery. Messages to “Menlove Family” PO Box 632, Invercargill.
O’CONNELL, June Mary (Junesy):
Peacefully at Southland Hospital, Invercargill. On Tuesday November 17, 2020. Aged 85 years. Loving wife of the late Jim. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Paul* and Debbie, Julia and Stephen Dyer, Chris and Robynne, and Keiron and Alessandra. Loved Nana of Becky, James, Casey, Hayley, Matt, Caroline and Natasha. Loved great Nana of Ava, Kylen, Nixon, and Thomas. R.I.P. Requiem Mass will be celebrated for June in St Columba’s Catholic Church, Milton Street, Riverton, at 11 am on Monday, November 23, the funeral then leaving for the Riverton Cemetery. Donations to Riverton St John Ambulance may be left at the Church. Messages to 275 McIvor Road, RD 6, Invercargill or to June’s tribute page at frasersfunerals.co.nz/tributes.
SOUNESS, Janice Mary (Jan):
Passed away peacefully on Friday 13th November 2020 at Bainfield Park Residential Home, aged 75.
Dearly loved daughter of the late Harold and Jessie Souness.
Loved sister of the late Raymond, Alan and Ken.
Special Aunty of Vicki Cameron and Carey-Anne Souness.
Dear sister in law to Dianne and Eileen Souness, dear cousin to Lyn Beirne.
On behalf of the Souness family, we would like to say a big thank you to the community of Southland that have surrounded Jan with love and support of these many years. Thank you to Access Ability for looking after Jan for the last 15 years. To the CCS team for always being there for Jan and taking care that she got her groceries and her outings that she loved. To the people who have helped to get her into a safe environment and have helped us to achieve this we thank you. To Bainfield Park Residential Home who have cared for Jan for these three months and have seen her through to her last days, you have shown a great deal of kindness and compassion and support and a great deal of acceptance of Jan’s quirky ways. From the Souness family we thank you. As per Jan’s family a private service has been held. Messages to 9 Walker Place Alexandra.
WESTERGAARD, Russell John (Squeak):
Passed suddenly at Dunedin Hospital, on Friday, November 13, 2020; aged 79, of Wairio, Southland. Loved son of the late Christen and Sarah Westergaard, loved father of the late Paul, brother of Karl, Anton, and Marie Stark. Dearly loved friend of June and the late Frank Pope, Valerie and Elizabeth Pope. Will be hugely missed by his many mates. Thanks and acknowledgements to Valerie for the good care of Russell. Thanks to the staff at Southland and Dunedin Hospital and Winton Funeral services. A Graveside Service to celebrate Russell’s life will be held at 2.00pm, on Friday, November 20, at the Wairio Cemetery (Nightcaps), followed by a farewell for Russell at the Nightcaps Hotel. Messages care of; Alister Stark, PO Box 140, Alexandra 9340 or 022-515-5384, or on Russell’s tribute page at frasersfunerals/tributes.