Death Notices

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

Recent Notices in New Zealand

Death

LAURIER, Taeke (Ted)

1929 — 2018
A dear husband, a much loved Dad, and treasured Pop passed away peacefully at home in the early hours of July 19, 2018. Messages for the Family may be sent C/- PO Box 39127, Christchurch, 8545. At Ted’s request a private cremation has been held.

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DORMAN, Lorraine

Passed away peacefully on Monday, July 15, 2018, at Nelson. Loved daughter of the late Thomas and Dolcie; treasured sister of John, and Ross. Sadly missed by all her friends, flatmates and staff at 158 Milton Street. The funeral service for Lorraine will be held in her home, 158 Milton Street, Nelson, on Wednesday, July 25, at 1.30pm.

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DEMPSEY, Rosalie Myrtle (nee Kelly)

20 July 2018
Passed away peacefully surrounded by family. Loved Husband of Tennessey. Dearly loved mother of Nora, Kenneth, Stephen, Shari, Ted, Margaret, James, and their families. Rosalie will be home 23 July at 12pm all welcome to visit. Service for Rosalie will be held at Seddon Park Funeral Home Chapel, Cnr Seddon Road & Somerset Street, Hamilton, Tuesday, 24 July 2018 at 11am.

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MEEHAN, Rex

Beloved husband of Irene. Loved father of Robyn (Arnold) and Norman. Fabulous Abba of Daniel, Rebecca, Sarah, Hazel and Roma. Rex died suddenly in Wellington, on 20th July in his 80th year. Sadly missed.
His funeral will be at Activate Church, Bisley St, Ruakura, Hamilton. 1.00pm Thursday 26th July. All communications to Meehan Family, c/- PO Box 4449, Hamilton. 3247.

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McLENNAN, Nan Burns (nèe Macalister)

Passed away peacefully at Ernest Rutherford Retirement Village, Nelson, on Saturday, July 14, 2018. In her 90th year. Very much loved wife of Donald, and much loved mother and mother-in-law of Chris McLennan and Christine Foote, Andrew, Liz and David Morgan. Much loved grandmother of Lucy and Imogen; Abby, Sandy and Holly; Alice, Hannah and Elliott, and loved great-grandmother of Oliver. No flowers by request. In accordance with Nan's wishes a small family gathering has been held. Messages to Chris at 81 Tukuka Street, Nelson South, 7010 or andymclennan9@gmail.com.

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HOGG, Michael Geoffrey (Mike)

Of Masterton, on July 11, 2018, as a result of an accident, aged 66. Loved partner of the late Hine Verran. Loved stepfather of Barry Ngatuere. Sadly missed by his brothers David, Richard and Tony. Also sadly missed by his whanau, friends and work colleagues at JNL Masterton. A service for Mike has been held in the Richmond Chapel, Richmond Road, Carterton. Messages to the Hogg family, C/- 11 Kowhai Drive, Renwick 7204 or can be left on Mike’s tribute page at www.tributes.co.nz...

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BUCKINGHAM, Mavis Irene

Peacefully at the Horowhenua Masonic Village, on Friday 20th July 2018, aged 86 years. Wife of the late Leicester. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Wayne and Monique (Chicago), Carl and Lynda (Brisbane), Dene & Catherine (Levin). Loving Grandma of James, Anna, Renee and Adam; and Shayla. Devoted Nana of Dylan and Karleen; Joel and Natasha. G’Nana of wee Gemma and Imoge. Special thanks to the devoted and caring staff at the Masonic, Levin. Messages please to Buckingham family C/- 284 Oxford Street Levin 5510. A service for Mavis will be held at the MacDonnell Chapel, Masonic Village, 685 Queen Street East, Levin, on Wednesday 25 July, at 2.00pm, followed by private cremation at Horowhenua Crematorium, Levin.

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WOOFE, Murray Neville

Passed away after a short illness on 21 July 2018. Will be sadly missed by his loving family Jocelyn, Mathew, Ashley, Charlie, Rory, Alex, and Liam; and parents Nola and Neville. A service for Murray will be held at Seddon Park Funeral Home Chapel, Cnr Seddon Road & Somerset Street, Hamilton, on Wednesday, 25 July 2018 at 1.30pm followed by private cremation. In lieu of flowers donations preferred to the Rotorua Hospital ICU and can be made online at bit.ly... or these may be left at the service. All communications to the Woofe family C/- PO Box 5523, Frankton, Hamilton 3242.

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MATUSCHKA, Harold Milton (Milton)

Passed away 20th July 2018 at Tauranga Hospital aged 89 years and one day. Loved husband of Genevieve Jean (nee Hinton). Loved father and father-in-law of Christine and Paul Kennett, David and Elizabeth Matuschka, Sharyn and Graeme Trainor and Sheryl Johnson. Grandfather of Michael, Tony, the late Hayley, and the late Zane Heron, Matthew and Scott Matuschka, Shanelle Johnson, and Shaun and Ashleigh Trainor. Great-Grandfather of Shaye, Savanah and Alivia Heron. A service to celebrate Milton’s life will be held at the Pyes Pa Crematorium Chapel, 403 Pyes Pa Road, Tauranga, on Wednesday 25 July at 11am.

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TITHERIDGE, Brian David Ronald (Gran)

25.10.35 — 22.7.18
At Christchurch Hospital. Dearly loved husband and best mate to Eleanor. Loved father to Andrew, Scott, and Joanna. Loved stepfather to Annette, Jane, Peter, and Bruce. "Gran" to all of his grandchildren and mates.
Will be dearly missed
by many.
Funeral details to follow.
Aoraki Funeral Services
Waimate F.D.A.N.Z.

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BERNAU, Timothy John (Tim)

Passed away July 21, 2018, aged 77. Dearly loved husband of Kathy. Adored father, father-in-law and grandfather of John, Jo and Haam, Sally and Mark, Nic and Karl, and families. A celebration of Tim’s life will be held at 2.30pm on Wednesday July 25 at
St Peter’s Anglican Church, 15 Victoria Rd, Mount Maunganui. To be followed by a private cremation.

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BARKER, Maurice Charles

Of Te Anau; In his 85th year. Passed away peacefully on Friday, July 20, 2018, at Hospice Southland. Dearly loved Husband of the late Celia. Much loved Dad of John and Olina, Stephen and Sarah, Tim and Kim, Loved Grandad of all his grandchildren. Loved Brother of Gertrude, Vera*, Kathleen*, Henry*, and a loved Brother-in-law, Uncle and Cousin. Funeral intimation later. Messages to Stephen Barker, 7 Harley Lane, Mosgiel 9024. (*denotes deceased)
In The Care Of
Hammond & Ryder
Funeral Services Ltd Gore
FDANZ NZIFH

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DONNELL, Ivy May

On 21 July 2018 at Bob Scott Retirement Village, aged 92 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Alec, loved mum of Rae & Cheryl, and Peter & Sandra and special nana of Abby & Jake, Lucas and Molly. A service to celebrate Ivy’s life will be held in Cornwall Manor, cnr Knights Road and Cornwall Street, Lower Hutt on Tuesday, 24 July 2018 at 2.00pm followed by private cremation. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Wellington Free Ambulance would be appreciated and may be left at the chapel.

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KNIGHT, Ivy (formerly Reid, nee Harding)

On 20 July 2018 in Hamilton. Aged 91. Loved Mother of Gordon & Gill Reid; Robyn & Paul Martin; Paula & Kevin Ryan; Garth & Pauline Reid. Loved Grandmother of Edward & Anne Reid; Stephen & Candice Ryan; Justice Paterson; Rachel Reid, Nigel Reid, Eloise Ryan, Michelle Reid, Craig Reid. Loved Great-Grandmother of Olivia, Ivan & Dominic Arnerich; Chace & Eve Brown; Senan, Malachy & Caiomhe Ryan; Cody & Jayden Ryan. A private family service will be held. All communications to PO Box 4449, Hamilton 3247.

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FINDLAY, Graeme Leslie

21.11.1945 – 18.7.2018
Loved soulmate of Gail. Graeme was a loved father, father-in-law and grandfather to all his family and extended family, he was a great man who will be dearly missed.
“Death leaves a heartache
no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal.”
A private ceremony was held on July 20, 2018, in Invercargill. Messages to Jolene Thomas, 94 Dunlop Street, Wallacetown 9816.
Respectfully cared for by
J Fraser & Sons Ltd
F.D.A.N.Z.
www.frasersfunerals.co.nz...

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