Death Notices

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

Recent Notices in New Zealand

Death

NIX, Neville Allen

On 8th November 2018, at Rossendale Hospital, Hamilton, peacefully. Loved youngest son of the late John and Nancy Nix, and loved brother of Wally Nix and Maureen Cobb. A private service has been held. Wally and Maureen wish to thank all the staff at Rossendale and others who have been involved with his care over the years.

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BARGROVE, Robert Ayling (Rob)

On November 7, 2018, Rob slipped away peacefully surrounded by his loving family. Dearly beloved husband of Jan, father of Grant, Gabbie, and Lea. Deeply respected father-in-law of Michael Richardson, Cynthia Bargrove, and the late Jennifer Bargrove. Proud grandad of Mathew, Sam and Sarah Richardson; Selene, Luke and Robbie Bargrove; Finn and Liam Brown. Dearly loved brother-in-law of Dayele and Angela Hobson. Rob was a quiet, gentle, loving inspiration to all who knew him. Messages may be addressed to the Bargrove family, C/- 19 London Street, Christchurch 8013. At Rob’s request, a private service has been held.

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RICHARDS, Ruth Letitia

On September 19, 2018, aged 79 years. Loved mother of Sarah, Katherine, Lisa and Emma. Grandmother to Max, Isabella, Jack, Hugo, Margaux, St. Claire, Polly, Manon, Florence and Clara. Cherished friend of Ian. Dear sister and auntie. Family may be contacted at 38 Belgrave Crescent, Dunedin 9010 (daughter Katherine).

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DOMS, Maureen Lilian

On 8th November 2018, at Trevellyn Hospital, Maureen passed away peacefully with her daughters by her side. Dearly loved wife of the late Jack. Much loved mother of Susan; Jennifer and Joachim, Kathryn and Dale. Loved G.Ma and Great G.Ma of Holly, Murdach & Ruby; Emily & Tim; Alice & Mike, Mitchell & Mary, Luke & Adele. A private celebration of Maureen’s life has taken place. Our sincere thanks to Trevellyn’s staff for their loving, tender care of our mother. All communications may be sent to the Doms family, c/- Pellows, PO Box 4449, Hamilton East 3247.

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SCOTNEY, Ellen Rita(Rita)

Passed away peacefully on Thursday 8th November 2018 at Woburn Masonic Village, Lower Hutt. Dearly loved wife of the late Albert Henry (A.H) Scotney. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Rire, and Tere & Mike. Special grandmother to Ana, Sefton, and Nydia. Special thanks to Woburn Masonic Village for their loving care and support to Rita and family, Arohanui. All communication to the Scotney Family can be sent c/- PO Box 30067, Lower Hutt. In accordance with Rita’s wishes a private family service has taken place.
Now at Rest

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WARBY, Joyce

Passed away peacefully on Thursday 8th November 2018. Wife of the late Ron Warby, mother and mother-in-law of Karen and Trevor, Neil and Jill (Palmerston North). A much loved Nana and Great-Nana. A Memorial service will be held in Wairarapa Funeral Services Chapel, 35-37 Lincoln Road, Masterton on Friday November 16 at 1pm. All welcome. Messages to Warby Family, C/- PO Box 460, Masterton.
Wairarapa Funeral Services
www.wairarapafunerals.co.nz...
FDANZ, Masterton

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HARDING, Michael John Clifford (Mike)

Passed away peacefully at Talbot Park Resthome on Thursday, November 8, 2018. A much loved and devoted husband of Jude and a loved father, father-in-law, granddad, brother, brother-in-law and friend to many. Messages c/o 29 Manse Street, Waimate 7924. A Memorial Service to celebrate Mike’s life will be held at the Waimate Aero Club Clubrooms, 344 State Highway 1, Waimate on Monday, November 19, at 2.00pm.

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DUNCAN, Ian George (George)

Late Moody’s Hire Service. Husband of Marlene. Father and father-in-law of Sarndra and John Bryenton, Fiona and Warren Elston, Stuart Duncan, and Heni. Grandfather of Bradley Carrington, Ricki Duncan, Mitchell Bryenton, and Teagan Carrington wife of Josh Shield. Great-grandfather of Maddison, Tamzin and Laiken Shield (Australia). Brother and brother-in-law of Arthur Duncan and wife Pam, and uncle of Christine and Leigh. A service to celebrate Ian’s life will be held in the Canterbury Crematorium Chapel, Linwood Avenue, Today, Wednesday, November 14, 2018, at 1.00pm. Interment thereafter.

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BURKE, Mervyn Leslie

Peacefully at home (Twizel) on Tuesday, November 6, 2018, in his 90th year. Dearly loved husband of Eunice, loved father and father-in-law of Sandra and Bruce White, Jan Burke, Geoff and Janine Burke, Ken Burke, Dawn Shearer and Carol Burke, loved grandfather of all his grandchildren. A private cremation has been held.

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SCOTT, Moara

Formerly of Gibbston, in her later years Timaru, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 7, 2018, in her 95th year. Dearly loved wife of the late Bob, loved mother of Muriel, Mavis and the late Graham, and sister of Dorothy. Loved grandma, nana and great-grandma of all her grand and great-grandchildren. As per Moara’s wishes a private service has been held. Messages to the Scott family, C/- PO Box 772, Timaru 7940.

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ERIKSEN, Barry (Baz)

Passed away peacefully at his home on November 11, 2018, surrounded by love. Deeply loved and loving husband of Jo. Loved and cherished Dad of Donelle (Dee), Asha-Jo and Ruby. Adored grandad of Lukan, Tazmin and Jolene. Loved son of Lyall and Trudy, brother and uncle of his extensive Canadian family. Loved and respected brother-in-law and uncle of the Taylor family (Blenheim).
Loved by all who knew him.
Messages to 79 Russell Street Westport 7825. In keeping with Baz’s wishes a private farewell has been held.
Respectfully cared for by Ascot Funeral Home
22 Russell St, Westport
Phone 03 7896441

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JOHNSON, Dorothy Nellie

Passed away peacefully at Huntleigh Rest Home on Sunday 11th November 2018, aged 96 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Harry. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Gerald (deceased) and Ann; Melvyn and Pauline; Clarissa and Peter (deceased); Cassie and Roger; Patrick and Janet; Richard and Tania. Loved grandmother and great-grandmother. A special thank you to the staff at Huntleigh Rest Home, especially Annelize, for their care of Dorothy. Messages to the Johnson family may be left online in Dorothy’s tribute book at www.tributes.co.nz... or posted c/- PO Box 7123, Wellington, 6242. At Dorothy’s request a private family farewell has been held.

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HORN, Alexander Huntly(Huntly)

On November 11, 2018, at Summerset Wigram; in his 94th year. Loved husband of Philippa, father of Chrys, Hamish and Asuka, and grandpa of Alex. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Stroke Foundation would be appreciated and may be made at the service. Messages to the Horn family c/- PO Box 111-01, Christchurch 8443. A Funeral Service will be held in the Academy Funeral Services Chapel, 65 Main South Road, Upper Riccarton, Tomorrow, (Thursday), at 10.30am.

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COSTELLO, Ngaire Winifred

On November 9, 2018, peacefully at Silverdale Hospital, Christchurch, aged 96 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Dave, much loved mother and mother-in-law Murray and Jenny, Joy, and John (deceased), Trevor, Bruce and Karen, a loved nana, great-nana, and great-great-nana to all her grandchildren. Special thanks to all the staff at Silverdale for all their love and care. Messages for the Costello family can be addressed to PO Box 41110, Ferrymead, Christchurch. The Funeral Service for Ngaire will be held at St Marks Presbyterian Church, 150 Withells Road, Avonhead, Christchurch, Tomorrow (Thursday), at 1.30pm.

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WARD, William (Bill)

Passed away November 9, 2018, aged 81, after a long battle.
At Rest
Loved husband of Jennifer, father of Benjamin and Timothy, grandfather of Ewan, brother of Kevin and Cathy. To honour Bill’s wishes his Memorial Service and burial will take place in Boston at a later date. A special thank you to all the staff at The Wood Continuing Care Unit for making Bill’s final days so peaceful. Messages to jennyward44@yahoo.com.au
Anisy’s Tasman
Funeral Home
Richmond, Nelson
03 5441129

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