Death Notices

A place to remember and celebrate the lives of those no longer with us

Recent Notices in New Zealand


WARREN, Che Michael

Sadly passed away at Nelson Hospital, on Saturday, March 28, 2020, aged 45. Loved son and stepson of Michael, Colleen and the late Shaun, loved brother of Kellie, and loved uncle of Lewis. Loved grandson of the late Gwendoline and Stanley, Cyril and the late Dawn and Nan. Loved nephew and cousin of many. Good friend of Russell. The family would like to thank Katherine and all the carers who have been involved in Che’s care over the years. Messages can be sent to 74 Murphy Street, Nelson, or made online at Due to the current restrictions, a celebration of Che’s life will be held at a later time.


MAULDER, Brian Charles

On Sunday 29th March 2020 at Tauranga Hospital, aged 82 years, beloved husband and soulmate of Gaille for 63 years. Dearly loved father and father-in-law of Marise and Wilton, Lynaire and Paul, Danielle and Max, and cherished Grandy of Melissa, Jacqui, Jackson, Benjamin, Cameron, Kurt and Alex. A private Cremation has been held. Messages to Legacy Funerals, P.O. Box 3136, Greerton, Tauranga 3142.


L’AMIE, Eric

29.06.1927 — 26.03.2020
Devoted husband of our dearest cousin the late Eunice (nee Babe, Waikiekie), father of Dianne and Brenda.
Inserted by the Lovatt family of Wellington; The late Beryl (nee Crawford- Babe, Waikiekie), Cyrus, Gordon and Judy, and also Max and Ashley.


WHITE, Mary Elizabeth (nee Colee)

Loved and respected aunt of John and Mary-Jane, Great-Aunt of Amanda and Ryan, Hamish and Chloe, and Matthew and Lydia, and a Great-Great-Aunt to Isabelle and Ella.
Will be missed dearly
by us all.
A huge thank you to all the Staff for their exceptional care and the many friends and neighbours Mary made over the years at Ngaio Marsh Retirement village.



On March 26, 2020, peacefully at home, aged 49. Dearly adored and cherished husband of Susan Stewart. Loved and respected father and step-father of Brodie, Emma-Jane, Trent, Logan, Emma and Alex. Treasured son of the late Ernie Stewart, mother Sue and step-father Jim Nevin. Loved brother of Brent, Arran, Nikki, Hayden and Luke.
Fly High Sunshine
You Will Be Forever
In Our Hearts.
Messages to the Stewart family may be addressed to c/- P.O. Box 26112, Christchurch 8148. A cremation has been arranged for Shane, but due to the current circumstances a service and special send off will be planned at a later date.


FAITAUA, Niulesa Anthony

You were fun, loving and caring. You taught us respect, kindness and strength. You always spoiled us. We adore you and miss you.
Bye Uncle x
Love — Noah, Cohen and Seth


HARBORD, Deirdre Eveline

On March 28, 2020, peacefully at Christchurch Hospital, aged 89 years. Much loved wife of the late Len, dearly loved mother of Linda and Denise, loved mother-in-law of Keith, beloved nan of Sharon and Chris, Kate and Cory, Michelle and Quin, Jen and Dan. Loved great-grandmother to all her great-grandchildren. Beloved sister of the late Colleen, Esmae and Christine, and loved sister of Pat. Many thanks to her carers from Nurse Maude and to St John. Messages c/- the Harbord Family to PO Box 35046, Christchurch 8640. A private cremation has been held and a celebration of Deirdre’s life will be held at a later date.


McCULLOUGH, Agnes (Ness)

Passed away peacefully on Friday 27th March 2020 in Donaghadee, Northern Ireland. Loving wife to the late Dr Stafford McCullough and dear mother to the late Dr Mark McCullough and the late Helen McCullough. She will be greatly missed by her grandson Hugh and daughter-in-law Jennie; also by the wider family circle and her marvellous group of friends in England, New Zealand and in Donaghadee.
Safe in the arms of Jesus.

A Memorial service will be held at a later date.


BONIFACIO, David William;

Suddenly at home, Wodonga, Australia, aged 71. Dearly loved Dad of Amber, and the late Casey. Eldest son of the late Bill and Alice, much loved brother and brother-in-law of Michael (dec), Pauline and the late Michael Doody, Peter and Christine, Julie and Philip Stacey (England), Chris and Kate, and loved by all his nieces and nephews.
Will be sadly missed
Forever in our hearts
Cherished Memories


COATE, Clifford Francis (Cliff)

Reg. No. 709390 RNZA. Passed away suddenly on March 20, 2020, aged 86 years. Cherished and adored husband of Pam. Devoted and loving father and father-in-law of Jeff & Shiralee, Brett & Kim and Stephanie. Beloved and caring poppa of Alamein, Kelly-Anne, Joshua, Jessica, Tannith and all his great-grandchildren and great-great-grandson.
You will never be forgotten.


Messages to ‘the Coate family’ may be left in Cliff’s tribute book at or posted c/- PO Box 14-366, Kilbirnie, Wellington 6241. As per Cliff’s wishes, a private family service has been held.


THOMAS, Justine Nicola

Passed away peacefully on Friday March 27, 2020 at age 47. Loved mother of Samantha. Loved youngest daughter of Margaret and Owen Thomas. Loved sister and sister-in-law of Linda and Jeff, Sonia and Michael, Jacqueline and Tom. Loved aunty of Toni, Ilisa, Nathaniel and Rebecca, Aleisha and Mark, Kelsey. Loved great-aunty of Levi, Lucas, Blake, Ella, Tyler, Alexis. Special thanks to all those involved in the care of Justine.


MORRIS, Peter Corran

Peacefully at Wairarapa Hospital, Masterton, on Monday, March 30, 2020. Darling husband of Shirley and the late Penny. Amazing father of Andrew, Paul (dec) Bridget and Campbell Parker, Poppy to Samantha and Ben. Special Pete to Lindy, John and Kodee, Rachael and Sean, Trice and Mike. Messages may be left on Pete’s tribute page at In accordance with Pete’s wishes, private cremation has been held.
Wairarapa Funeral Services
FDANZ Masterton


TEBBS, Barry Ferguson

RNZAF, LAC 344661. Peacefully at Radius Kensington on 31 March 2020. Very dearly loved husband of Lois, and a much loved father of Michael and Linda, father-in-law to Carl and very special Grandad to Ben, Max and Harry. Our very special thanks to all staff at Radius Kensington for all their wonderful care of Barry and support. Due to the current lockdown a celebration of Barry’s life will be held at a later date. All communications to the Tebbs family, C/- PO Box 5523, Frankton, Hamilton 3242.


KERR, Daphne Brenda

Passed away on Friday, March 27, 2020, at Nelson Hospital. Dearly loved wife of the late Adrian (Jock), loved mother and mother in-law of Bill and Marian, Garry and Eileen, Margaret Kerr, Janet (Libby) and Dave Russ, Annabel Harvey and Phil Turner, Wendy and Peter Henry, Jude and John Cain, and Allan and Lisa. Loved Nana of all her grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren. Message can be made online at A memorial service for Daphne will held at a later date to be advised.