Funeral Notices – Wednesday 5th December
If you would like your recently lost loved ones death / funeral notice or memoriam listed here, contact your Funeral Director for more information about this free service. They can also help you write the notice and offer other helpful advice and services in this time of need.
AYTO, Hayden Tamati. It is with sadness that Hoana (Joan) and Michael advise that Hayden was taken tragically due to a car accident in the Bay of Plenty on December 2nd 2018. Hayden was the loved son of Hoana and Michael. Loved grandson of Shirley and Alan Ayto and Ngaire and Cecil Busby. Hayden will be missed by Carmen, Crystal, Brandon, and Harold and Katrina, also by his friends and whanau. Hayden will be resting at home 82 Earn St, Invercargill on Friday, until his service which will be held in the Avenal Park Chapel, 75 Fox St, Invercargill on Saturday 8 December at 10am. avenalpark.co.nz
BULLMORE Edward Douglas (Doug). Peacefully after a long battle on Friday 30 November 2018; aged 73. Dearly loved husband of Margaret. Much loved father and Grandad of Richard, Kirsty, Timothy, and Amelia Bullmore (Balfour), Catherine, Brad, Sophia, and Madeleine McCartney (Geneva), David, Melissa, Carrie, Haylee, and Charlotte Bullmore (Balfour). A funeral service to celebrate the life of Doug will take place on Friday 7 December at 1.30pm in the Balfour Hall, followed by a private cremation. The family thank the staff at Clare House and Southland Hospital for the special care of Doug. Donations to St Johns can be made at the service. Messages to 927 Lumsden Riversdale Highway, RD 1, Balfour 9779.
FORREST Coral Hyacinth (née Stuart). Peacefully at Southland Hospital on Saturday 1 st December 2018, in her 90th year, surrounded by her loving family. Formerley of ‘Kenmare’ Brydone and ‘Glen Oaks’ Waianiwa. Devoted and dearly loved wife of Ken* Forrest. Cherished mother and mother in law of Winston Forrest and Michele Poole (Arrowtown), Cynthia Forrest (Wellington), Helen* and David Rose (Northope), Grant Forrest (Waianiwa), and Fiona Forrest (Lochiel). Treasured Nana Coral of Hamish, Mark, Christine, Andrew and Jennifer. Precious Great Nana Coral to Leon. Adored Aunty of all her nieces and nephews. Eldest daughter of Jim and Jessie Stuart (Brydone). Cherished sister and sister in law of George* and Alison Stuart, Heather* and Graeme McKenzie, Ken and Mavis Stuart, Veron and Lex* Bagrie. A special thank you to Dr Chatterjee and the Medical teams at Southland Hospital in caring for Coral. A service to celebrate Coral’s life will be held at St Paul’s Presbyterian Church, Dee Street, Invercargill on Friday 7th December at 1.30pm. Interment at Eastern Cemetery to follow. At Coral’s request please dress colourfully. Messages to 16 Russel Street Invercargill. (*denotes deceased) At Rest in God’s Garden Respectfully cared for by J Fraser & Sons Ltd, FDANZ frasersfunerals.co.nz
GIBSON, Violet Linda (née Adams). Born in Queensland and formerly of Kelso and Maitland. Peacefully, after a long illness at Windsor Park Care Home, Gore, on Monday, December 3, 2018, in her 90th year. Dearly loved wife of the late Garth, much loved mother and mother-in-law of Brenda, Dale and Warren Clague, Warren and Sue Gibson, and loved grandmother of Ellery, Lily, Emma and Alex. Loved daughter of the late Walter and Linda, and sister of Hazel and the late Alan. A service for Violet will be held in Southern Funeral Home Chapel, 106 Hokonui Drive, Gore, on Friday, December 7, at 11.00am, then leaving for Charlton Park Cemetery. The family would like to thank the staff of Windsor Park for their compassionate care of Violet and greatly appreciate the kindness of those who visited her during her time there, and all those who helped her in many ways to stay in her home for as long as she was able, which was her greatest wish. Messages to 105 Wilden Settlement Road, RD2, Tapanui 9587. Southern Funeral Home Gore, F.D.A.N.Z.
KENNEALLY, Mavis Winifred. Peacefully on Monday 3rd December 2018. Beloved wife of the late Darryl (Irish). Loved mother of Owen, the late Michael and Pamela. Loved nana of Trinity, Ebony, Nikki, Harley, Brady, Connell, Jana & Blaze. A treasured great and great great grandmother. A special friend to Marj. The family would like to thank the staff of the Takitimu Rest Home for their love & care of Mum. A service to celebrate Mavis’s life will be held in the Lindisfarne Community Church, cnr Millar and Lindisfarne Streets on Friday 7th December at 2pm, followed by a Cremation. Messages to 42 Avon Rd, Center Bush RD2, Winton
RUZSA, Althea Faye. On Monday, December 3, 2018, at Southland Hospital; aged 77 years. Surrounded by family. Beloved wife of the late Frank, much loved mother and mother-in-law of Hedy and Pete, Peter and Trang, Joslyn and Kevin, Paul and Tara, and Melany and Shaun, and loved Gran of all her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Together again with Frank. A celebration of Althea’s life will be held in J Fraser and Sons’ Chapel, corner Esk and Doon Streets, at 10.00am, on Friday, December 7, followed by a private cremation. Messages to the Ruzsa family, 2/19 Jenkin Street, Invercargill 9812. frasersfunerals.co.nz
SARGEANT, Mary Isabel Grace. Peacefully after a long illness, on Tuesday 4th December 2018 at Southland Hospital. Loved wife & best friend of Charlie. Loved & treasured mother & mother-in-law of Kerrie & Ricky, Debbie & David, Mark & Korale. Loved nana of Daniel & Kelly; Ricky, Tessa & Ben; Joshua, Ethan & Amy. Soon to be great nana. A graveside service to celebrate Mary’s life will be at the Greenpoint Cemetery on Friday 7th December at 11am. Messages to 270 Gore Street, Bluff, 9814
MITCHELL, Daisy. The family of the late Daisy Mitchell (nee Messent) wish to thank everyone for their kind expressions of sympathy, the food, baking and flowers extended to us all at the time of Mum’s passing. She was a wonderful Mum and Grandmum to us all and will be sadly missed. Please accept this as a personal acknowledgement from us all.
DAWSON, Helen. “Your life was a blessing,your memory a treasure,
You are loved beyond words and missed beyond measure.”
With loving memories, Karen and children.