Funeral Notices · 9 Sep 2020

Funeral Notices – Wednesday 9th September




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BRAY, James Francis (Jimmy):
Dearly loved son of Steve and Ann. Much loved brother and brother-in-law of Erin and Bruce, Joe and Hilary, Shona and Warren, Kelly and Adrienne, Brendan and Karen, Evelyn and the late Patrick. Special uncle to Tony, Tania and Glen, Sarah and Kimberley, Chantel and Tori, Jeffrey and Morgan, Kerry-Lee, Scott, Wayne and Dylan and all his great nieces and nephews. “He will be sadly missed” Messages to 58 Stuart Street, Oamaru 9400. Wall’s Funeral Services 49 Humber Street Oamaru (03) 434 8266

BROWN, Diana Agnes:
Passed away peacefully at Clare House on Thursday, September 3, 2020, aged 102. Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Andrea and Hugh Arblaster (Auckland) and Richard (Brisbane). Much loved grandmother of Clinton and Emma (Dublin) and Justin (Auckland). An immense life lived, extended by the loving and wonderful care of the staff at Clare House Retirement Village. A private family service has been held. Messages to 5 Matanui Street, Northcote, Auckland 0627.

CASEY, James Fitzgerald:
Suddenly on Sunday, September 6, 2020. Dearly loved son of the late Kitty and the late Jack. Dearly loved father of Susan, Maggie and Murray Arbuckle, Paula and Karen. Cherished grandad of Leon, Brendon, Kea, Leah and Taylar. Treasured brother, brother-in-law and uncle.
“Sadly, missed by all”
Funeral details to be advised. Messages may be sent to Casey family, 42 Oteramika Road, Rockdale, Invercargill 9812.

DOUBLET, Michael Alfred:
28-4-1933 – 02-09-2020, Mike passed away peacefully on Wednesday 2nd September after a short illness at Hospice Southland. Loved husband of Jackie. Loved father and father in law of Sue and Mark Maw, Trev and Natalie, and Eddie and Fiona. Loved Grandad of James and Emma, Maria and Lisa Maw; Jack and Aidan Doublet, Jonathan and Natasha MacDougall. Loved Great grandad of Riley and Logan Maw, Evie and Bria MacDougall. Loved brother and brother in law of Margaret and John* Gouedard, and Sally and Ed* Le Huquet. Loved Uncle of all his nieces and nephews. As per Mike’s wishes a private service has been held. Messages to 29 Mitchell Street, Invercargill or to Mike’s tribute page at

HALL, June Valmaye:
Peacefully, on Saturday, September 5, 2020, at Christchurch Hospital, aged 87 years. Dearly loved wife and best friend of the late Barrie. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Owen and Kay, Darrell and the late Jackie, Kim and Shane, Dean and Karen, and the late Lee. Much loved grandmother and great-grandmother. Loved sister and sister-in-law of all 11 siblings and their families. Loved aunt of all her nieces and nephews. Special thanks to the wonderful staff at Christchurch Hospital for their love and care of June. Messages may be addressed to the Hall family, c/- 94 Marlow Road, Aranui, Christchurch 8061. A Celebration of June’s life will be held at the Canterbury Crematorium Chapel, corner of Linwood Avenue and Keighleys Road, Christchurch, on Friday, September 11, 2020, at 2.00pm. Due to the current COVID requirements please contact the family if you would like to attend.

In Memoriam

14.02.1990 – 09.09.2018
Sad are the hearts that love you,
Silent are the tears that fall,
Living without you is the hardest part of all.
Love always – Mum, Dad and family xxx


CLEARWATER, Dorothy Merle (Merle):
Eric, Roger, Graeme, Alan and their families, would like to thank everyone who sent flowers, cards, messages, food and phone calls, following the passing of Merle on August 23, 2020. Thanks also to those that attended the Private Service. Please accept this as a personal acknowledgement.