Funeral Notices – Wednesday 20th February
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GAMMACK, Alexander (Alex). Passed away on Sunday, February 17, 2019, beloved husband of Gaye and father of Sandra and Lynda, step-father of Darrin, Tony and Tia, and loved granddad of his grandchildren. Respecting Alex’s wishes a private family cremation was held for him. Rest in peace Messages to 33 Clyde Street, Gore 9710.
FALCONER, William Alexander (Bill). In his 73rd year. Suddenly on February 18, 2019, at Dunedin Hospital. Dearly loved and loving husband and best mate of Gaynor, loved father and father-in-law and Grandad of Jane and Brett, Caleb McLaughlan, and Zachary Douglas; Pete and Nikita, Tyler, Jamie, Layton, and Gracie Falconer, dearly loved son of the late Bob and Mary, much loved brother, brother-in-law and uncle of the Falconer and Law families. A service of farewell for Bill will be held on Friday, February 22, at 1.30pm, in our Chapel, 12 James Street, Balclutha, followed by a private cremation. Family encourage Vintage Car Club and Rover Car Club members attending Bill’s service to bring their cars to the service. In lieu of flowers donations to the Balclutha Fire Brigade would be appreciated and may be left at his service. Messages to 19 Totara Ave, Balclutha 9230. Doug Nesbit Funeral Services Ltd Balclutha & Milton
ROBERTSON, Katie Deborah. Tragically taken as a result of an accident on
Friday, February 15, 2019, aged 21 years. Much loved youngest daughter of Cathy Robertson and Ian Wollstein, much loved sister and sister-in-law of Emma and Kylie Scobie (Invercargill), Tracee and Allan, Anita (Australia), William (Australia), Daniel (Invercargill), much loved granddaughter of Ian and Margaret Robertson
(Arthurton), and the late William and Mary Wollstein (Oamaru). Much loved niece of Doug and Jenny (Arthurton), Jane and Richard (Balclutha), Sarah (Arthurton),
Margaret and Leith Manson (Marlborough Sounds), Colin and Brenda (Oamaru), Rex and
Sue (Oamaru). Very much loved aunty of all her nieces and nephews, and a much loved cousin. Much loved by Vanessa and Faith (Invercargill), and loved girlfriend of Brodie Burridge (Mosgiel). “Katie you will be in our hearts always, we will Love and Miss you everyday” A service to celebrate Katie’s life will be held in the Invercargill Christian Centre, 165 Leet Street Invercargill on Friday 22 February at 10.00am. Messages to 87 Waiau Crescent, Invercargill. avenalpark.co.nz
ROBERTSON Katie Deborah. Tragically taken, 21 years “You are truly one of life’s good people Always brought happiness with you Our love for you is forever Rest in Peace our lovely Katie” Much loved youngest grandchild of Ian and Margaret Robertson, niece of Doug and Jenny, Sarah, Jane and Richard Whitmore, totally loved and adored by all her
cousins Holly and Shane, Amy and Bradley, Scott and Alice, Hayden, and Liam. avenalpark.co.nz
RUXTON, Bryan Innes. Passed away peacefully at Hospice Southland on Tuesday , February 19, 2019, after a brief battle with cancer. Dearly loved husband of the late Joanne. Loved father and father-in-law of Katrina and Brendon Selbie, Erin and Paul, and Rodney and Geoffrey. A loved brother of John and uncle to all his nieces and nephews. A service to celebrate Bryan’s life will be held in J Fraser and Sons Chapel, cnr Esk and Doon Streets, Invercargill, at 10.00am, on Saturday, February 23, followed by a private interment. In lieu of flowers donations to Hospice Southland can be made at the service. frasersfunerals.co.nz
THOM, Stuart Stone. Suddenly, on February 18, 2019. Aged 68 years. Dearly loved husband of Rosemary, loved father of Jon and Josh (Dunedin), loved son of George* and Grace* Thom, son-in-law of Dr Bill* Olds, Denise and John* Brun, loved brother and brother-in-law of Bruce and Isabel, Shona and Graham Matthews, Bill and Chris Olds, Penny Olds and Richard Winter, Liz and Bernie Cooper and Alison Thom, loved nephew of Jill Shelton and treasured by his nieces and nephews. A service to celebrate Stuart’s life is to be held in Dunstan High School, Enterprise Street, Alexandra on Sunday, February 24, at 1.00pm, followed by private cremation. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the New Zealand Heart Foundation and may be left at the service. Messages to 7 Attfield Close, Clyde, 9330. (*denotes deceased)
TODD, Elaine Eleanor. Peacefully after a long struggle on Monday, February 18, 2019 with her loving family by her side, and in the care of Vickery Court Rest Home, in her 86th year. Dearly loved wife of the late Hec. Special Mum of Kim and Darcy Hewitt. Cherished Nana of Laura, & Jason and Tyla, Great Nana of Emily, & Jayden and Nan of Indi, & Mila. Loved sister and sister-in-law of all her extended family and loved aunt of all her nieces and nephews. Heartfelt thanks to the staff of Vickery Court Rest Home for their wonderful care of Elaine during her journey. A service to celebrate Elaine’s life will be held in the Avenal Park Chapel, 75 Fox Street on Friday, February 22 at 10:00am, the service will conclude with the burial at the Eastern Cemetery. Messages to 9 Charles Street, Grasmere, Invercargill 9810. avenalpark.co.nz
YOUNG, Robert John. At home on Sunday, February 17, 2019. Loved partner of Leone. Dearly loved father of Rebecca and Poppa to Lauchie. Funeral details to follow. frasersfunerals.co.nz
VERNON, George Henry. Glenda, Pete, Karen, Matt, Hayden, Kees, Lily Paige and Jarnye wish to extend our sincere thanks for all your condolences, support, cards and flowers we received in the passing of George. To those who travelled distances to attend George’s gathering and spoke, thank you. Jim for allowing us to use your garden for the gathering and to the two Florence Nightingales thank you, you are all awesome. We miss George terribly especially the Sunday Cream Sponges and his vast knowledge. Please accept this as a personal acknowledgement.