Funeral Notices – Wednesday 5th June
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ANDERSON, Gordon Allan.
Peacefully on Monday, June 3, 2019, aged 79. Loved husband of the late Doreen. Loved father and father-in-law of Michael and Deborah, Ray, Sharon and Grant Penny, and Jo. Loving Grandad and Poppa of Cameron, Nicole and Gavin; Daniel, Ashara, Connor; Marshall, Caitlin; Morgan, Campbell. Dearly loved Great-Grandad to four. A service to celebrate Gordon’s life will be held in J Fraser and Sons Chapel, cnr Esk and Doon Streets, Invercargill, on Friday, June 7, at 1.30pm. Messages to 143 George Street, Invercargill 9810. Online tributes may be made at frasersfunerals.co.nz/tributes
CADE, Lex (Alexander Edward).
After a long hard struggle and with his loving family by his side at Southland Hospital, on Tuesday, June 4, 2019, five days short of his 71st birthday. Dearly loved husband of Diana, and father and father-in-law of Michael and Rachel, and Paul and Mel. A loved Grandfather of Katherine, Alice, Emily, Sophie, Bradley, and Anna. Treasured son of Doris and the late Rex Cade. Brother and brother-in-law of Errol and Jenny, and Peter and Diane. Loved uncle of all his nieces and nephews. A service to celebrate Lex’s life will be held in the Avenal Park Chapel, 75 Fox Street, Invercargill, on Saturday, June 8, at 10.00am. The service will conclude with a private cremation. In lieu of flowers, donations to Alzheimer’s Society would be appreciated and may be left at the service. Messages to 124 King Street, Windsor, Invercargill 9810. avenalpark.co.nz
It is with a sad and emotional heart we announce the sudden passing of our beloved and much loved Sharon Daly on Friday, May 31, 2019. Treasured mother of Tanya, and Melissa and Anthony Yeomans. Loving Nana of Jaxon, Summer and Maverick. Loving eldest daughter of Hilda and the late Bill Jackson. Step-daughter of Burt Richardson, sister and sister-in-law of Linda and Alan Hogg, Donna and Dane Hatcher, Willy, Paula and Graham Hume, Kirsty Winder, and loved by all of her nieces and nephews, and all who knew her. A Memorial Service to celebrate Sharon’s life will be held at Mercury Bay Club, 60 Cook Drive, Whitianga, on Thursday, June 6, at 4.00pm. Communications to Sharon’s family C/- 5 Hilton Ave, Whitianga 3510.
FORD, Averil Anne (nee Stanton).
Peacefully at Southland Hospital, on Thursday, May 30, 2019, in her 65th year. Dearly loved wife of Timothy. Loved mother of Anita. Loved grandmother and great-grandmother. A loved sister of Denis and Jill. As to Avril’s wishes, a private service has been held. Messages to P.O. Box 632, Invercargill.mwfunerals.co.nz
JENKINS, Isabel Margaret.
Suddenly, but peacefully, at home on Friday, May 31, 2019. Beloved wife of Harold (Mick), and cherished mother of Alberta and David (Sydney), Marion (Invercargill), Deborah (Christchurch), Janet (Christchurch), Darryl and Julia (Invercargill), Sonia (Christchurch), Harold and Alana (Christchurch), and grand and great-grandmother of her 18 grand and great-grandchildren. At Isabel’s request a private service will be held. Messages to 15/50 Murphy St, Invercargill. .mwfunerals.co.nz
LINDSAY, Gertrude Emily (Gert).
Mum passed away very peacefully at her home in Rowena Jackson on June 4, 2019. Mum shared a great life with Arnold*, was a much loved mother-in-law of Stu, and Les, and a devoted nana of Josh, Daniel, Lucy, Lara, Tim and Tess. Also a special Nana Nana to her 11 great- grandchildren. We are sincerely grateful for the care and love shown to Mum over the past nine years by the amazing staff at Rowena Jackson. Thanks to you all, Karyn, and Denise. A service to celebrate Gert’s life will be held in the Avenal Park Chapel, 75 Fox Street, on Friday, June 7, at 11.00am. The service will conclude with a private cremation. Messages to 77 Albert Street, Gladstone, Invercargill 9810.avenalpark.co.nz
McLean, Angela Margaret (Ange Maggot).
In Nelson on Sunday, June 2, 2019, aged 30 years. Dearly loved daughter of Ian and Bronwyn. Loved sister of Mark and Denyse, and Sammy. Very special Yaya to Riley and special aunty to Eli, Eden, and Chloe. Friend of Trina, and Ella. Loved by all her uncles, aunties and cousins. A service to celebrate Angela’s life will be held in the Avenal Park Chapel, 75 Fox Street, Invercargill, on Saturday, June 8 at 2.00pm, the service will conclude with a private cremation. Messages to 119 Dunbeath Crescent, Invercargill 9812. avenalpark.co.nz
NAPPER, Isobel Ann (née Pope).
On June 3, 2019, at home; aged 82 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Garth, much loved and cherished mother, and mother-in-law of Lloyd and Julie, Martin and Janice, Pamela and Brendon, and sister of Myrtle Rae and the late Ethel, and Lionel. Daughter of the late Tom and Irene Pope of Waimumu. Loved Gran of Jessica, Sophie, Laura, Logan, Ryan, and Christy. Loved Aunty of Mary, Ruth, Diane, Susan, Jane, Geoffrey, Elizabeth, Marie, James, Susan, and Steven. ‘At home with the Lord’
A celebration of Isobel’s life will be held at the First Church of Otago, Moray Place, Dunedin, at 10.00am, on Saturday, June 8, followed by private burial. In lieu of flowers, Isobel has requested that donations may be made to the Otago Community Hospice or left at the service. Messages to 33 Butler Street, Maori Hill, Dunedin 9010.
ROULSTON, George Alister.
of Wanaka, passed away peacefully at Aspiring Enliven Care Home on Tuesday, June 4, 2019, aged 89. Dearly loved husband of Vera (nee Kell), much loved father and father-in-law of Alister and Jane, Lynette and Keith Park, Janice and Neville Millar, Gary and Lois, Lindsay and Linda, David and Mary-Lou, very special grandad and great-grandad to his grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren. In lieu of flowers a donation for St John Ambulance service would be appreciated and may be left at the service. A special thank you to the staff of Aspiring Enliven for the kind care and compassion of George. At George’s request a private family funeral will take place. Messages to: The Roulston Family, 27 Hunter Crescent, Wanaka 9305 Cared for by Affinity Funerals Central Otago & Lakes District F.D.A.N.Z.
Unexpectedly on Sunday, June 2, 2019, surrounded by the Steentjes Clan. Partner of Marjo Steentjes. Loving father of Holly, Esta and Tim, Jacob and Marcela, and Toby. Opa of Lauren and Hannah. He will be sadly missed by his family in Holland, Canada and New Zealand. Service details to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations for the Limb Society or the Kidney Association would be gratefully accepted and can be made at the service. Messages to 306 Hedgehope Block Road, RD 2, Invercargill 9872.
SMITH, Isabel May.
On Sunday, June 2, 2019, at Peacehaven Village; Isabel passed away in her home where she was happiest, aged 97 years. Dearly loved wife of the late George Victor, for 64 years. Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Alex and Joan (Invercargill), Russell and Judy (East Taieri), Marion and Alistair Moir (Modimolle, South Africa), Muriel and Bob Dykgraaf (Pukekohe), dearly loved and respected Grandmother to Barry and Sheena Smith, Stephen and Marcia Oliver, Kylie Smith; Tracey and Albert Siloy, Daniel Smith; Nicola and Denton Mcgregor, Angus Moir and Grant; Susanne Dykgraaf and Scott, Brent and Anna Dykgraaf, Gary and Jo Dykgraaf. Dearly loved Nana Pop to all her 21 great-grandchildren. A service to celebrate Isabel’s life will be held at J Fraser and Sons’ Chapel, cnr Esk and Doon Streets, Invercargill, at 1.30pm, on Monday, June 10. Donations to St John Ambulance would be gratefully accepted and can be made at the service. Messages to 11 Stoneleigh Lane, Waikiwi, Invercargill 9810. frasersfunerals.co.nz
TAPPER, Neil Francis.
Peacefully at Southland Hospital on June 3, 2019. In his 91st year. Dearly loved husband of May. Much loved father and father-in-law of Daphne and John Howard; Kevin and Helen. Special Pop of Neil, Stephanie, Megan and Great Pop of Loki, Abby and Ada. Loved and respected by Tara, Jason and Matt. Messages to 52 Nichol Street, Invercargill. In lieu of flowers, donations in Neil’s memory to the SPCA would be appreciated. Online tributes may be made at frasersfunerals.co.nz/tributes The funeral service for Neil will be held at the J Fraser and Sons Chapel, cnr Esk and Doon Sts, Invercargill, on Saturday, June 8, 2019, commencing at 10.30am. A private interment will follow. frasersfunerals.co.nz
THOMSON, Kathleen Iris (Kath) (nee McDonald).
Peacefully, on May 29, 2019, at Ribbonwood Country Rest Home, Tapanui; aged 86 years. Dearly loved wife of *Garth, much loved mother and mother-in-law of Gordon and *Felicity, friend of Maree, cherished Nana of Bradley, and Corey, loved daughter of *Charles and *Muriel McDonald, loved sister and sister-in-law of *Shirley and *Alan Pullar, *Cliff McDonald, *John McDonald, Ann and *Neville Michie, and a loved Aunty of her niece and nephews. At Kath’s request, a private family service has been held. Messages to 368 Mill Road, RD 2, Tapanui 9587. (*denotes deceased) Doug Nesbit Funeral Services Ltd Balclutha and Milton