Funeral Notices – Wednesday 9th October
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AITKEN, John Ronald.
At home on Saturday, October 5, 2019, aged 83 years. Dearest friend of Lorraine* Chilton, Elly, Bernie, Maria, Shell, Tui and their extended families. Loved brother, brother-in-law and uncle of the Aitken Family and extended family. A service to celebrate John’s life will be held in the Southland Crematorium, Rockdale Road on Saturday, October 12, at 11.15am, doors open at 11.00am. Messages to 244 West Plains Road, Invercargill 9874. avenalpark.co.nz
ALSWEILER, Heather (nee Buchanan).
Passed away peacefully at Peacehaven Village on Saturday, October 5, 2019, aged 79 years. Very much loved wife of the late Athol. Much loved mum and mother-in-law of Carl and the late Tanya, and Nicola and Forrest. Good friend of Sandra Alsweiler. Loved nanny of Christopher, Alice, Jacob, Cameron, Katie and their partners. Loved sister and sister-in-law of Angus and Marie Buchanan, and Keith and Marlene Thomson. Loved by her nieces and nephews. A heartfelt thank you to all the wonderful staff at Peacehaven for many years of caring for Heather. A private service has been held for Heather. Messages to 1555 Dipton Winton Hwy, RD 2, Winton 9782. avenalpark.co.nz
BRADLEY, Shirley Crofts.
11.04.1929 – 08.10.2019
Passed away at Southland Hospital on Tuesday, October 8, 2019. Loved wife of the late Allan. Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Bruce and Sarah (Wales/UK); Russell and Michelle (Invercargill). Loved by all her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. At Shirley’s request there will be no funeral service. A large thank you to all the staff at Southland Hospital who have been involved with her care. Messages can be sent to 41 Steel Rd, RD 4, Invercargill, or to Shirley’s tribute page at frasersfunerals.co.nz/tributes
BRUCE, Alan Purvis.
Of Waikanae, formerly of Southland. Suddenly at Wellington Hospital on October 2, 2019, in his 85th year. Loved husband of the late Daphne. Father and father-in-law of David and Rachel (Waikanae), Elizabeth and Mike (Auckland). Grandad of Sam, James, Victoria; Louis and Sylvie. In keeping with Alan’s wishes a private service has been held.
Waikanae Funeral Home Tel 04 2936844
COOPER, Colleen (nee O’Connell)
Peacefully in the care of Hospice Southland with family at her side on Tuesday 8 October 2019; aged 75 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Morrie, loved and treasured mother and mother-in-law of Wendy* and Pete, and Debra and Rob; a very much loved grandmother, great grandmother, sister, sister-in-law, aunty and friend to many. Very much loved daughter of the late Olive and Ted O’Connell. A service will be held for Colleen in the Southland Crematorium Chapel, Rockdale Road, Invercargill on Thursday 10 October at 1.00pm. In lieu of flowers, donations to Hospice Southland would be appreciated and may be left at the service. Messages to 61 Vogel Street Invercargill 9810. avenalpark.co.nz
HEADS, Christopher David (Kit).
As the result of an accident in Rai Valley, on Sunday, October 6, 2019, aged 69 years. Loved son of the late Eva and George (Buster) (Mataura), cherished brother and brother-in-law to Joyce and Bill Croll (Brisbane), Patsy and Bill Gordon (Roslyn Bush), Geoff Heads (Bluff) and Sharon Heads (Invercargill), Peter (Rocky) (Mataura), Doug and Adrienne (Christchurch), and loved Uncle to his numerous nieces and nephews.
“Sadly missed – a beloved brother”
A service for Kit will be held in Southern Funeral Home Chapel, 106 Hokonui Drive, Gore, on Saturday, October 12, at 11.00am. No flowers by request. Messages to
118 Roslyn Road, 6 RD, Invercargill 9876.
JAQUIERY, David George.
David, Dad, Grandad David, Gaga – Passed peacefully at Dunedin Hospital on Sunday night, October 6, 2019; in his 87th year, following a long illness. His loving wife of 62 years Shirley and family were at his side. Loved father and father-in-law of Peter and Jocelyn, Philip and Kali, Stephen and Jane, Anne and Dave, Kenneth and Nicky, much loved grandfather to his 17 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren, honorary father and grandfather to Eileen and Pania. A celebration of David’s life will be held in Hope and Sons Chapel, 523 Andersons Bay Road, Dunedin, at 12.30pm, on Saturday, October 12, followed by private cremation. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Otago Peninsular Trust would be appreciated and may be left at the service. Messages to 126 Bedford Street, St Clair, Dunedin 9012, or on David’s tribute page at tributes.co.nz
LAKE, Harold George (Harry).
Passed away peacefully with family by his side at Parklands Hospital on Sunday, October 6, 2019. Beloved father, father-in-law, brother, brother-in-law, grandad, uncle, great-uncle, cousin and friend to many. Messages for the Lake family may be sent C/- P.O. Box 39127, Christchurch 8545. In keeping with Harry’s wishes a Private Cremation has been held.
McATAMNEY, Patrick Emmett.
Pat passed away peacefully on October 7, 2019, at Clutha Views Lifecare; aged 87 years. Dearly loved eldest son of the late Patrick and Anne, much loved brother and brother-in-law of John, sister-in-law Jeanette, Colleen and the late Jack Mears, Terry and Pat and the late Judy, Margaret and Barry Sloper, the late Moira and Leo, and the late Olga, cherished uncle of Marilyne and the late Kieran O’Donohue; Peter, Chris, Stephen, Anne-Marie, and Shaun McAtamney; Teresa, Joanne, Catherine, and Martin Mears; Simon, Cate, Mary, and Liz McAtamney; Bridget, and Paula Sloper and all their families. A special thank you to the Clutha Views staff for their wonderful care Pat received.
Requiem Mass for Pat will be celebrated in St Patrick’s Catholic Church, Lawrence, on Friday, October 11, at 1.30pm, then leaving for the Lawrence Cemetery. Rosary Thursday, October 10, at 6.30pm, in St Mary McKillop Catholic Church, Gordon Street, Balclutha. In lieu of flowers donations to the South Otago Stroke Foundation would be appreciated and may be left at Pat’s service. Messages to 110A Clyde Street, Balclutha 9230.
Doug Nesbit Funeral Services Ltd Balclutha, and Milton.
MUNRO, Clifford Raymond. M.B. Ch.B.
On Sunday, October 6, 2019, at Dunedin Hospital; in his 90th year. Much loved husband of the late Isabel Munro, loved father and father-in-law of the late Daryl Munro, Dianne and Allan Dwyer (Christchurch), and Valerie Munro (Christchurch). Loved grandad of Tom, Bill, Natalie, Olivia, and James Munro; Fiona Leary, Sally, Joanne and Hannah Dwyer; Melinda and Stacie Meuli, and Jessie Cross. Loved great-grandad of all his great-grandchildren. Funeral details to follow. Messages can be sent to 50 Herriot Street, Invercargill, or to Cliff’s tribute page at frasersfunerals.co.nz/tributes
MUNRO, Clifford Raymond. M.B. Ch.B.
Loved youngest son of the late Charles and Winifred Munro (Henley), loved brother of the late Allan, Ngaire, Edna, Margarite, Rhoda, Iris, and Melvin, and a loved uncle of all his nieces and nephews.