Funeral Notices – Wednesday 8th April
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BRANKS, Gordon Stuart:
Ex Serviceman No. 37774. Rank: SGT Major, Malayan Conflict. Aged 85, passed away peacefully on April 5, 2020. Beloved husband to Marion (dec), Dad to Kim and Donna, brother, uncle, grandad, great-grandad and great-great-grandad.
Rest in peace with your sweetheart Marion. Forever in our hearts.
A private cremation has been held. frasersfunerals.co.nz
HARGEST, Elizabeth Phoebe May (Betty):
Passed away at Peacehaven Village, Invercargill, on Monday, April 6, 2020. Dearly loved wife of the late Burt. Loved and cherished mum and mother-in-law of Wayne and Kathleen, Jillian and Ray Griggs, Janette and Raymond McCrostie, and Liz and Ian Nichol. Loved and adored Granny of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. As per Betty’s wishes, a private cremation has been held. Messages to 273 Clearwater Road, RD 11, Mokotua 9877. avenalpark.co.nz
LANGE,Margaret Diane (nee Howie):
“Kind and Courageous” 3.10.1948 – 4.4.2020
Died peacefully at Grey Base Hospital, Greymouth. Dearly loved wife of the late Bernie. Much loved Mum and Mother-in-law of Maria, Ged and Fleur, Mike and Virginia. Loving Grandma of Amanda, Olivia, Liam, Zoe, Sophie, Kimberly, Felix, Theo, Marnie and Indigo. Loving Great- Grandma of Max. Much loved sister and sister-in-law of Ian and Maryn, Neil and Jude, Adrianne and Steve, Gillian (deceased) and Sheldon. Loved sister-in-law of Teresa and Jeremy, Kathleen and David, Noelene and Brian and Brian and Monica and a loved aunt of all her nieces and nephews and a good friend to many. Due to current restrictions, a private family burial has been held but a memorial service will be advised at a later date where Margaret can be remembered as teaching her family how to be kind and brave. Special thanks to the staff at Allen Bryant Rest Home and Grey Base Hospital for their loving care of Margaret. Messages to The Lange Family, 305 Municipal Road, Kowhitirangi RD1, Hokitika, 7881.
LYNCH, Brian Francis (Beau):
On Sunday, April 5, 2020, in his 89th year, peacefully at Vickery Court Rest Home. Loved eldest son of John and Imelda (deceased). Brother and brother-in-law of Laurie (Christchurch), Tom (deceased), Michael and Gui Hau (Melbourne), Anne and Rod Jones (Nelson), Mary and John Kennedy (Christchurch), Philip and Lindsey (Ashburton), Eileen (deceased) and Jeff Thompson (Kumara), Chris (Invercargill), Peter (deceased), and a loved uncle and great-uncle to all his nieces and nephews. Loved cousin of Paul Pettit (deceased), and Anne Osborne (Cromwell). A memorial mass will be celebrated at a later date. Messages to Chris Lynch, 21 Chesney St, Invercargill 9812, or online at frasersfunerals.co.nz/tributes
WILSON, Rae Florence:
Peacefully at Vickery Court Rest Home on April 5, 2020, in her 99th year. Beloved wife of the late John Herbert Wilson. Loved sister of Frank, Mavis, Winnie, Annie, Walter, Olive, Grace, and Allan (all deceased). Loved aunty of all her nieces and nephews. Beloved aunty of Karen Wilson and family (Winton), Lyn and Ron Wilson and family (Invercargill). A private family interment will take place at the Dipton Cemetery. Messages to 51B, De Joux Road, Winton 9720 or online tribute page at fraserfunerals.co.nz/tributes
COULTER, Fiona Moffat:
Rodney and Helen, Robert and Nicola, Isobel and Warren, Margaret and Greg and their families would like to thank everyone for the kind messages, cards, flowers and food we received when Fiona passed away. Thanks to Tekura Wilding for the lovely service and to David from Winton Funeral Services. Thanks to the staff of Ascot Care Home for their love and care of Fiona over the past few years. Please accept this as a personal acknowledgement of our appreciation.