Funeral Notices – Wednesday 26th August
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CHURCH, Anthony Heber:
Peacefully at Rata Park Rest home on Monday, August 24, 2020; aged 76. Loved son of *Hazel and *Heber Church. Loved brother and brother-in-law of *Colleen and *Mervyn Byrnes, Molly and Tony Brand, Wayne and *Anne Arnold, Jackie and Dick Berry. Loved uncle of all his nieces and nephews. In accordance with family wishes, a private service will be held. (*denotes deceased)
CLEARWATER, Dorothy Merle (Merle) (nee Clode):
5.11.1934 – 23.08.2020
Much loved wife of Eric for 64 years, loved mother and mother-in-law of Roger and Cheryl (Auckland), Graeme and Linda (Gore), Alan and Glenda (Christchurch), loved Grandma of Joanne, Eric and Lou, Amy and Marthijn; Sarah and Ant, Roy and Jessie; Katrina and Shane, Deborah and Mark, and a much loved Great-Grandma of her nine great-grandchildren. Loved sister and sister-in-law of *Don and Dot Clode (Invercargill), *Russell and *Mabel Clearwater (New Plymouth). As per Merle’s wishes a private service will be held. Messages to 4A Elsie Street, Gore 9710.
GRIGG, Raymond Raven:
Beloved husband and friend of Jillian Hargest, peacefully passed away on Friday 21 August 2020 at Southland Hospital. He is survived by his children; Johann, Peter, Allan and Catherine, and was predeceased by his first wife Mary Grigg. He will also be missed terribly by his grandchildren and extended family, who he loved very much. A graveside service for immediate family was performed at the Eastern Cemetery in Invercargill on Tuesday 25 August. Our heartfelt appreciation and thanks go out to the wonderful medical staff at Southland Hospital.
Messages C/o Grigg Family, 69 Bond Street, Invercargill 9810 or may be left on Ray’s obituary page at www.distinctfunerals.co.nz
MCMILLAN Colin, Pvt. Signalman 71427 2NZEF:
Passed away peacefully at Peacehaven Village on Friday 21 August 2020, in his 101st year. Dearly loved husband of the late Joan. Loved father and father in law of Kay and Bob* Williams, Jan and Tony Mellor, Ross and Lyn, and Peter and Lesley. Loved Pop, Poppa and Grandad to all his grandchildren and great grandchildren. Colin was a loved brother, brother in law and uncle. Family wish to sincerely thank the staff at Peacehaven Village for their wonderful care of Colin and Joan over many years, A private service has been held. Messages to 526 Tay Street Invercargill or to Colin’s tribute page at frasersfunerals.co.nz/tributes
POLLARD, Margaret Eunice:
Peacefully after a brave battle at Vickery Court on Sunday, August 23, 2020. Beloved wife of the late Joe Pollard. Much loved Mum of David and Angela (England),Katrina and Dave (Christchurch), Erica and Kevin* (Invercargill), Margaret (Christchurch), Norman and Olive (Nelson), Linda*, Bill and Margaret (Australia), Caroline and Peter (Timaru), Deborah and Stevie (Gore), Gordon*, Jennie-Lee (Invercargill), Simon and Rachel (Invercargill). Much loved grandmother of all her grand,great and great-great grandchildren. Rest in Peace
A service to celebrate Margaret’s life will be held in J Fraser and Sons Chapel, cnr Esk and Doon Streets, Invercargill on Saturday, August 29 at 2.30pm. Due to the current Covid-19 restrictions attendance is limited to 100 people. You are warmly invited to join the family via Livestream link at frasersfunerals.co.nz/live-streams Messages to 10 Cree Street, Glengarry, Invercargill 9810 or Margaret’s tribute page at frasersferunerals.co.nz/tributes
WILLIAMS, Andrena Margaret (nee Johnstone):
Passed away peacefully in her sleep at home, on Friday, August 21, 2020. Much loved wife of Ron. Deeply loved mother and mother-in-law of Andrew and Alice, Celia and Richard. Most loving and special nana to Rose and Olive. Most loved eldest daughter of late Alec and Effie Johnstone. Dear sister and sister-in-law to John and Joanna, Judy, and the late Clare. Loved aunty to Brendan, Nicole and Raymond, Jenny and Courtney, and their families. Dear niece to Mona McCallum (Dunedin). Deeply missed by her McCallum and Johnstone cousins.
Dear friend to many.
Rest in Peace.
A private funeral will be held with dates and times to be advised soon. Messages may be addressed to P.O. Box 8464, Riccarton, Christchurch 8440, or email [email protected] to be notified of pending funeral details. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Cancer Society would be appreciated and may be made online at bit/amwilliams2108