Funeral Notices – Wednesday 27th November
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On November 24, 2019, passed away peacefully at Nelson Hospice after a tough 3 month battle with cancer. Carol, aged 71, was surrounded by her loving family. A dearly loved and cherished Mum, Stepmum, Grannie and friend, Carol leaves a huge hole in all our lives. Messages c/- 6 Faraday Rise, Richmond, Nelson. Donations to the Nelson Hospice would be appreciated and may be made at the service. A Celebration of Carol’s life is at Shone and Shirley, 164 Tahunanui Drive, Tahunanui, 3.30pm, Saturday, November 30, followed by Refreshments at Jay and Gillian’s, 6 Faraday Rise, Richmond.
HOANI, Emily Whakaahua (Ems, Aunty Granny).
Passed away suddenly, doing what she loved, on Friday, November 22, 2019, aged 71 years. Dearly loved partner of Alan Waddell, loved mother, mother-in-law and Nanny of Aroha and Tau, Fabian, Graiden, and Krain Hauiti; Moana and Jared, Rafe, and Lane Paewai, and loved by all her brothers, sisters, nephews and nieces.
Tangi ana te ngakau kei te hinga nga roimata e rere nei te hupe i te matenga o to maua mama a Emily Whakaahua Hoani.
He uri o Ngati Pikiao no te waka o Te Arawa.
A service to celebrate Emily’s life will be held at Gore Town and Country Club, 9 Bury Street, on Thursday, November 28, at 1.00pm, followed by interment at Charlton Park Cemetery. Messages to Alan Waddell, 1112 Blackhill Road, Wendon Valley 9773.
TOWNLEY, Alexander Reed (Alex).
Peacefully at home, after he ran his last race on Tuesday, November 26, 2019. Aged 96 years. Dearly loved husband of Bev. Loved father and father-in-law of Garry & Merrin, Bryan & Bronwyn, and the late Annette. Loved grandad of Alex, Sean, Jack, Harry, and Maggie. A service to celebrate Alex’s life will be held in the Southland Crematorium Chapel, Rockdale Road, Invercargill on Saturday, November 30, 2019 at 11:00am. Messages to 148 Newcastle Street, Invercargill 9810 avenalpark.co.nz
WILSON, John Robert.
Of Arrowtown, died on November 19, 2019, after dealing with the challenges of parkinson’s disease over many years. Dearly loved husband of Margaret, and loved father and father-in-law of Christopher and the late Claire, and their partners, Tamsin and Yoshi. Second son of the late Roy and Kathleen Wilson, and loved brother of Garry, the late David and the late Caroline. Loved brother-in-law of Jenny and Kevin Crawford, and the late Robert Gillies, and uncle of Mark, Scott, Elyssia, Justin, Jackie and the late Anthony. A service to celebrate John’s life, his sense of adventure and his concerns for the communities and environments in which he lived will be held in St John’s Presbyterian Church Hall, Berkshire Street, Arrowtown, at 1.00pm, on December 5, followed by a private cremation. Messages to 13 Bracken Street, Arrowtown 9302.
Cared for by Affinity Funerals Central Otago & Lakes District F.D.A.N.Z.