Funeral Notices – Wednesday 31st July
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ALLAN, Margaret Hannah (Peggy). Peacefully on Monday 29 July 2019, at Walmsley House, Invercargill. Aged 88yrs. Our wee darling gently passed away. Loved wife of the late Jimmy, mother of Vicki (Italy). Funeral details to follow. Messages to 25 George St Invercargill 9810. avenalpark.co.nz
ALLAN Henrietta Mary (Rita): Passed away peacefully, surrounded by family on Monday, July 29 2019 in residence at Clare House (formally of Guthrie Lane). Loved daughter of Mary* and Frank*, loved sister of Frank* and Betty, Craig* and Monica*, Jean* and Alan* Broomfield, Viven*, Winston and Marjarie Colhoun. Lifelong friend of Shenna* Reid. Dearly loved auntie and great auntie of all her many nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews. A service to celebrate Rita’s life will be held in the Avenal Park Chapel, 75 Fox Street, Invercargill on Friday, August 2 2019 at 10.00am. The service will conclude with a private interment. The family wishes to thank Clare House for their compassionate and loving care of Rita. Messages to D Schmidt, 82 Fleming Road. RD1, Woodlands 9871. “Forever remembered with love” avenalpark.co.nz
BAKKER, Leendert Cornelis (Lane).
Died peacefully at Southland Hospital, on Saturday, July 27, 2019, in his 90th year. Dearly loved husband of Mattie for 65 years. Dearly loved father and father-in-law of Ronnie and Judy, David and Brenda (Dunedin), Patricia and Rex Chapman, and Gillian and David Bowie. Dearly loved Grandad and Opa of his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. At Lane’s request, a private service and cremation has been held. We would like to sincerely thank the wonderful staff at Southland Hospital’s Medical Ward for their outstanding care of Lane over the past 4 weeks. Messages can be sent to 1 Munro Street, Invercargill 9810. Tributes may be left online at frasersfunerals.co.nz
BIRCH, Frank. 1931 – 2019.
On Sunday, 28 July 2019, in the care of the staff at Rowena Jackson Retirement Village; aged 88 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Nancy, much loved father of Raewyn, Stephen, and Larry, loved grandfather of Kelly, Rebecca, Reuben, Kerri-ann; Jason, Craig, Maria, and his 9 great grandchildren. Loved brother of Noeline Hall (Masterton). A service for Frank will be held in the Southland Crematorium Chapel, Rockdale Road, at 2pm on Thursday, 1 August. Messages to 71 Waiau Crescent, Invercargill. Online tributes may be sent to Frank’s tribute page at frasersfunerals.co.nz/tributes
BUNN, Noelene Florence.
Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 23, 2019, in the wonderful care of Highview Rest Home Dunedin, in her 95th year. Dearly loved wife of the late Stuart, and a loving and devoted Mum and mum-in-law to Robert and Ana (Rarotonga), Helen and the late Clarence (Alexandra), Mike and Rob (Christchurch), and Allan and Noeline (Methven). Adored Nana to all her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Our grief is comforted by relief as Mum’s spirit has been set free again from the grip of Alzheimer’s. At Noelene’s request a private service has been held. Messages to 46 Chapman Road, Alexandra 9391.
“You will be sadly missed” Gillions Funeral Services Ltd, FDANZ NZIFH
JORGENSEN, Pauline Bertha (nee Metzger).
On July 23, 2019, at Christchurch; aged 92 years. Dearly loved wife of Harald, a much loved mother of Anna and James, and and mother-in-law of Richard. Loved grandma of Georgina, Zoe, Angus, Megan and Karen, and great-grandmother of Lucy, Archie, Thea and Evie. The family wish to acknowledge the care extended to Pauline by the staff at Bethesda Rest Home and Hospital. Messages to the Jorgensen family c/- Harald Jorgensen, 20 Appleby Crescent, Burnside, Christchurch 8053. At Pauline’s request a private family service has been held.
KING, Heather May.
Passed away on Tuesday, July 30, 2019, at Lakes District Hospital, Queenstown. Dearly loved wife of the late James King, and loved partner of Russell Smith. Dearly loved mother, mother-in-law and grandmother of all her family. Funeral intimation later.
MACLEAN, Paul Urquhart.
Suddenly on Monday, July 29, 2019, aged 61 years. Loved husband of Ann, father of David and Tina Whyte, grandfather of Meili, brother of Alyson, and John. Dearly loved son of the late John and Doreen, uncle and great-uncle of Thomas, Sophie, Annabelle, Nio, Abby, and Zinnia. Messages for the Maclean family may be sent C/- PO Box 39127, Christchurch 8545. A Gathering to Farewell Paul will be held in our Chapel, 65 Vickerys Road, Wigram, on Friday, August 2, at 10.00am.
MORTIMER, Sheila Mary. Peacefully at Southland Hospital with her loving family by her side on Monday, 29th July 2019. Aged 87 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Basil. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Leslie and Deseree, Ann and Brent Dimond. Cherished Nan and Great Nan of Danielle*; Chantal and Luke, & Zoe; Monique and Lee; Justin and Tan, Chekanah, Nehemiah, and Zamani. Loved sister and sister-in-law of Ernie*, Trevor* and Marilyn Wilson and a loved sister-in-law of her extended family. A loved aunt of all her nieces and nephews. At Sheila’s request a private service will be held. Special thank you to the staff of Clare House and the Medical Ward, Southland Hospital. Messages to 264 Barrow Street, Bluff. “Forever remembered with love”
PERRIAM, Joan Elizabeth.
Loved youngest daughter of the late Michael & Agnes McAnelly and loved sister and sister-in-law of Des* & Elvina*, Vera* & Des*, Bill* & Peg*. Loved sister in law of Pam & Robin*, Ron & Christina, Trish & Bill. A loved Auntie of all her nieces and nephews. avenalpark.co.nz
WRIGHT, Alice Amy.
2095574 British Army. Suddenly on Monday, July 29, 2019, at her home in Gore, aged 97 years. Loved wife of the late John Mitchell and the late Gilbert (Gib) Wright, respected stepmother and mother-in-law of Lachlan (Croydon), and Annette and Mike Flewellen (Te Anau), a much loved Aunt and great-Aunt to all her nieces and nephews both in New Zealand and overseas, and friend to all who loved her. A service to celebrate Alice’s life will be held in St Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Ardwick Street, Gore, on Friday, August 2, at 1.30pm, private cremation to follow. Messages to 1 Wallis Lane, Gore 9710.
WYBROW, John Francis William: (QSO)
Passed away peacefully on July 29, 2019, aged 91 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Nora. Much loved father and father-in-law of John and Karen, Jacqueline and Graham McHaffie, Frances Wybrow (dec), Suzanne and Bruce Gardner. Grandy meant a lot and will be sorely missed by all his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Brother of Neita Creighton (Invercargill). A Rosary will be recited at the Cathedral of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Grey Street, Hamilton East, on Thursday, August 1, at 6.00pm. Requiem Mass for John will be celebrated at the Cathedral on Friday, August 2, at 1.30pm, followed by burial at the Hamilton Park Cemetery, Morrinsville Road, Newstead. Correspondence to: Jackie McHaffie, C/- PO Box 276, Hamilton 3240. Ana-Maria Richardson, Funeral Director
DICKIE, Alan Raeburn.
14.01.1941 – 31.07.2018
Miss you so much Dad Xxx Never a day goes by that you’re not on our minds. So many times I’ve wished I could ring you to ask how to fix something and to just talk to you. You will always forever be in our hearts.
– Love always Xxx Lissa, Richard, Connor and Marshall
14.1.1941 – 31.7.2018
We think about you always,
We talk about you still,
You have never been forgotten,
And you never will.
We hold you close within our hearts
And there you will remain,
To walk and guide us through our lives,
Until we meet again.
From Valerie and your Loving Family.
DICKIE, Alan (Dad). Love Always
Its been a year already,
We miss you everyday,
Briar says she misses playing catch,
Shannon misses your cups of coffee,
I miss your smiley face,
But most of all we just miss you!
Shannon, Debie and Briar