Funeral Notices – Wednesday 4th September
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BEATON, Merna Ellen. 21.10.1931 – 31.08.2019
Died peacefully after a fierce battle with cancer in Wellington. Daughter of Annie* and Phillip* Ryan. Beloved wife of Jack Ernest Beaton*. Mother to Jacqui, and Taua to Jack. Stepmother to Jennifer and John. Sister to many, Aunty to everyone. Merna will be transported to Bluff and rest at Te Rau Aroha Marae, Bradshaw St, Bluff. Merna’s Tangihanga will be held on Friday, September 6 at 1.00pm, then followed by her interment at Greenpoint Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to Mary Potter in Wellington would be appreciated. Messages to 98 Bracken Road, Newlands, Wellington 6037.
DAWSON, Murray Fredrick.
Peacefully in Cromwell, on Tuesday, September 3, 2019, in his 84 year. Dearly loved husband of April. Dearly loved father and father-in-law of Mark and Miriam, Brent and Barbara, and Michelle and Daryl Pile. Loved Grandad of Dion, Kyle, Chantelle and Bradon Duff, Aliesha, and Virginia, and loved Great-Grandad of Alec, and Quinn. Loved friend of O’Leah, and Haley. A Memorial Service to celebrate Murray’s life will be held in the Avenal Park Lounge, on Friday, September 6, at 10.30am. Messages to 510 Bainfield Road, RD 1, Invercargill 9810.avenalpark.co.nz
FAIRWEATHER, Katherine Mary.
Peacefully at home on Monday, September 2, 2019, aged 89 years. Loved mother of Lana, Wayne, Dennis*, and Brent. Loved Grandma of all her grandchildren. A service to celebrate Katherine’s life will be held in the Avenal Park Chapel, 75 Fox Street, on Friday, September 6 at 1.00pm, the service will conclude with the burial at the Eastern Cemetery. Messages to PO Box 102, Invercargill 9840. avenalpark.co.nz
On August 29, 2019, at Harbour Hospice, Auckland. Beloved wife of Russell, mother of Rebecca, grandmother of Toby and Byron, much loved daughter-in-law of Mavis of Gore, and sister-in-law of Rosamund of Menzies Ferry. A service will be held on Saturday, September 7, 2019, at 11.00am, at the Salvation Army, Delta Ave, New Lynn. Kaye requested no black attire and in lieu of flowers, donations to the Salvation Army FoodBank please. WM Morrison Funeral Directors Ltd
ROUNTREE, Leonard Allan.
It is with great sadness that Leo’s family announce his recent passing at Calvary Hospital, Invercargill, after a short illness. Leo was the youngest child of three born to Mary and Leonard Rountree, on June 12, 1927. His older sister, June, younger sister, Sally, and brother, George, are all deceased. He is survived by his nephews Barry and Mavis Easton (New Plymouth), Robert and Angela McQuarrie (Dannevirke), Kenneth and Jan McQuarrie (Melbourne), Paul and Sue McQuarrie (Perth), and Bronwyn Kuipers (Katikati). Leo’s funeral will be held in J Fraser & Sons’ Chapel, cnr Esk and Doon Streets, Invercargill, on Friday, September 6, at 1.00pm, followed by private cremation. Messages can be sent to Barry and Mavis Easton, 12 Nursery Place, Westown, New Plymouth 4310. Online tributes may be left at frasersfunerals.co.nz/tributes
After a short illness, on Monday, September 2, 2019 at Southland Hospital, Invercargill. Aged 78 years. Dearly loved husband and soulmate of Marie. Adored father and friend of Kirsty Youldon and Hamish Macintosh (Kaikoura). Loved granddad of Harvey and Tazmin. Loved brother and brother-in-law of Dorothy Morton and Patricia Angus (England). A private cremation has been held. A memorial service to celebrate Allan’s life will be held in the Te Anau Town and Country Club, Pop Andrew Drive, Te Anau, at 1.00pm on Saturday, September 7. Messages to PO Box 16, Manapouri 9643. In lieu of flowers, donations may be left at the service for St John Ambulance (Southland). Online tributes can be made at frasersfunerals.co.nz/tributes