Death Notices

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

Recent Notices in New Zealand

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SMITH, Trevor Blinman

Passed away peacefully at Malvina Major Hospital on Friday, 12 October 2018. Dearly loved husband of Elsie, loved and respected father of Rhonda, Lindley and son-in-law Scott. Much loved grandad of Jared and Aidan. Grateful thanks to Malvina Major Hospital staff for their care of Trevor. Messages to the “Smith family” may be left in Trevor’s tribute book at www.tributes.co.nz... or posted to 4 Moorefield Road, Johnsonville, 6037. A private service has been held as per Trevor’s wishes.

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FISHER, Robert Anthony (Tony)

FNZEI
Passed away at Tauranga Hospital on Tuesday 16th October 2018, aged 78 years. Beloved husband of Carolyn. Incredible father to Clare and Alun, Rob and Jo, Guy and Tijana. Amazing Grandad to Evie, Charlie, Archie, Rhys, Inez, Vida, Owen, and Nina. Son of Bob and Vi Fisher. Special brother of Brian and Noeline, and Nigel and Sandra. Respected uncle of Dee, Peter and Frieda, Paul, Carrie and Tana, Nicola and Ryan and their families. A celebration of Tony’s life will be held at Guardian Funeral Home, 4 Moorefield Road, Johnsonville, on Monday 22nd October at 10.30am, followed by private cremation. Messages to the Fisher family c/- PO Box 3136, Greerton, Tauranga 3142.

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SINGH, Gurbaksh Kaur

Gurbaksh passed away peacefully at Waikato Hospital, Hamilton, on 16th October 2018. Aged 91 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Sarup Singh. Loved sister-in-law of Sucha & Nachhattar, the late Gurmeet & the late Sohan (Canada), Joginder & the late Mohinder (Canada), and Harbans & the late Dildar (UK), and the late Harbans. Loving aunty of Buta & Manpreet, Satbant & Harminder, Dalbinder & Paramjit, Jagbir & Gurnek. Much loved Grandma of Damandeep, Amandeep, Sharandeep, Satinder, Sukhvir, Ravneet, Pargat, Kuljeet, Harjot, Kalraj, Navjot, Parneet, and Great-Grandma of Sehaj and Zorawar. A service for Gurbaksh will be held on Friday 19th October, in the Hamilton Park Crematorium Chapel, Morrinsville Road, Hamilton, at 10.30am, followed by a family cremation. No donations at this service please and all communications to the Singh family c/- James R Hill Funeral Services, 717 Grey Street, Claudelands, Hamilton.

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SHUKER, Ralph Malvern

Passed away on October 16, 2018, at Windsorcare Village, aged 85 years. Dearly loved father of Phillip, Glenn, Deane, Blair and Narelle. Loved grandfather, great-grandfather, father-in-law, uncle and brother-in-law.
Sadly missed along life’s way, quietly remembered
every day.
No longer in our life to share, but in our hearts you’re always there.
At Dad’s request a private cremation has taken place. A memorial service will take place at Richmond Working Men’s Club, 75 London Street, Christchurch, on October 29, 2018, at 1.00pm. All welcome. Messages to the Shuker family, c/- 25 Parsonage Road, Woodend.

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COTTLE, Dolly Beatrice

On 12 October 2018, at Te Whanau Rest Home, Levin, aged 97 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Ron. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Gail and Richard, Carol and Peter, Robin and Sue, Brian and Liz. Nana to Paul, Danny, Michelle, Jonele, Jodi, Ryan, Chelsea, Rachelle, Celeste, Paula, Vonnie (dec), Hanna and great-Nana to Ari, Elise, Cody, Connor, Bonnie, Lochie, Gus, Coco, Maurice, Billie, Molly and Mason. A celebration of Dolly and Ron’s lives will be held at The Salvation Army Worship and Community Centre, Durham Street, Levin, on Wednesday 24 October at 1.00pm, followed by burial at The Avenue Cemetery, Levin.

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COTTLE, Ronald Charles (Ron)

On 15 October 2018 at Te Whanau Rest Home, Levin, aged 97 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Dolly. Loved father and father-in-law of Gail and Richard, Carol and Peter, Robin and Sue, Brian and Liz. Grandad to Paul, Danny, Michelle, Jonele, Jodi, Ryan, Chelsea, Rachelle, Celeste, Paula, Vonnie (dec.), and Hanna, and great-Grandad to Ari, Elise, Cody, Connor, Bonnie, Lochie, Gus, Coco, Maurice, Billie, Molly and Mason. A celebration of Ron and Dolly’s lives will be held at The Salvation Army Worship and Community Centre, Durham Street, Levin, on Wednesday 24 October at 1.00pm, followed by burial at The Avenue Cemetery, Levin.

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BRYAN, Kevin

Suddenly passed away, aged 26 years, on 13 October 2018 in Perth, Australia. Beloved son of Ed and Jenny, and much loved brother of Holly.
Sadly taken too soon from us all, our hearts are broken.

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LOMAS, Dorothy

On 15 October 2018 peacefully at Wellington Hospital, aged 76 years. Dearly loved wife of Ray. Treasured mother of Julie and Sue, mother in-law of Gordon. Much loved Grandma of Jo, Sam, and Adam. In lieu of flowers donations to The Inner Wheel Club of Tawa would be appreciated and may be left at the service. Special thanks to Dr Catherine Hallagan, Tawa Medical Centre and for the care received from Wellington Hospital. Messages may be left in Dorothy’s tribute
book at www.tributes.co.nz.... Dorothy’s funeral will be held at the Guardian Funeral Home Chapel, 4 Moorefield Road, Johnsonville, on Tuesday
23 October 2018 at 1.00pm and will be followed by private interment.

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BOWERS, Malcolm McLean

Malcolm slipped away peacefully at Hospice Marlborough, on Tuesday, October 16, 2018. Aged 83 years. Darling husband of Jenni, much loved father of Simon and Rebecca, and the late Michelle. Messages may be sent to 11 Solway Drive, Witherlea, Blenheim 7201. In lieu of flowers, a donation to Hospice Marlborough would be appreciated and may be made at the service or sent to PO Box 411, Blenheim 7240. A memorial service for Malcolm will be held at the Church of the Nativity, Alfred Street, Blenheim, at 11.00am, on Saturday, October 20.

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ROCHE, Winifred Noemi (Noemi)

22.11.1925 — 16.10.2018
Peacefully at Te Hopai Home and Hospital. Loved and cherished wife of Bill of 67 years. Loving mother and mother-in-law of Maryanne and David (dec), Garry (dec), Clare and Mark, Cynthia and Mike, Margaret, Denis, Stephen and Gina, Lisa and Mark. Much loved granny of her 20 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.
Rest In Peace.
Special thanks to the staff at Te Hopai for their love and care of Noemi. In lieu of flowers donations to Te Hopai would be appreciated and maybe left at the service. Messages for ‘The Roche Family’ my be placed in Noemi’s tribute book at www.tributes.co.nz... or posted c/- PO Box 14-366, Kilbirnie 6241. Rosary for Noemi will be at St Anthony’s Catholic Church, on Friday 19 October at 7.00pm. Requiem mass for Noemi will be celebrated at St Anthony’s Catholic Church, Seatoun, Wellington, on Saturday 20 October 2018 at 11.00am. Thereafter burial at Karori Cemetery.

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MULHERN Ngaire Mary

15.10.1924 — 17.10.2018
Peacefully left us supported by Winara caring staff. Wife of the late Tom, mother of Ellen, Jeanette, Marian, Michael and spouses Bruce, Ivan and Jackie, also mother of the late Colleen and Faye. A lovely Nana to 17 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren. Fond memories from all of us. R.I.P. Funeral Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 11.00am at Our Lady of Fatima, Waikanae Catholic Church.

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RUWHIU, Shane Myles

On 16th October 2018, suddenly at Palmerston North Hospital. Aged 53 years. Dearly loved husband of Laureen. Much loved father of James. Loving brother to Sam and Leanne, Karl, Wiremu and Vanetta, Annetoinette and Whare, Quinton and Tina, loved by his nephews, nieces, cousins, extended whanau, work colleagues, and community in Palmerston North and Auckland.
“Ka nui te aroha, Ka tangi au me heke nga roimata me nga hupe, Engari kua tata i tana hokinga ki te kainga o tatou nei matua kore anake”
Messages to Ruwhiu family, c/- P.O. Box 5191, Palmerston North 4441 or at www.robertjcotton.co.nz... Shane will be laying in State at Tanenuiarangi Marae, 140 Maxwells Line, Palmerston North, until his Service today (Friday) 19th October at 10.00am, followed by a Private family Interment.

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RENWICK, Harold William

JP (Retired)
Passed away at home surrounded by his family after a short battle with cancer. Aged 91. Loved husband of the late Molly. Adored father and father-in-law of Bryan, Margot & Gary. Loved grandad to Lawson, Taylor, Brad, Chris and Toni. Thank you to all the nurses and doctors of Mary Potter Hospice, all the district nurses, carers and our wonderful night nurse Lizzy.
I couldn’t have done this on my own. In lieu of flowers donations to Mary Potter Hospice would be appreciated and can be left at the service. A celebration of Harold’s life to be held at Whenua Tapu Crematorium Chapel, Airlie Road, Pukerua Bay, on Tuesday, 23rd October at 2.00pm.
Gee & Hickton - Porirua
www.geeandhickton.co.nz...
Tel. (04) 2375332 FDANZ

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GRIFFITHS, Allan Charles

Passed peacefully in Wellington Hospital after a courageous battle, surrounded by his loved ones. Much loved husband for 50 years of Paula. Treasured Dad of Sara and Holly, and Erica and Nigel Denzel. Special Pop of Kate, Alex, Matthew, Sophie, and Nick. In lieu of flowers donations to Intensive Care Services would be appreciated and may be left in the Chapel Atrium. A service to celebrate Allan’s life will be held in the Cleveland Chapel, 179 Ingestre Street, Wanganui, on Tuesday, 23rd October 2018, at 10.30am.
R.I.P.

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KERR, Richard Bullen Lindsay

On October 15, 2018 at his home in Ngunguru, Northland. Beloved son of Robert and Jo and brother of Bindy and Hamish and sister-in-law Nikki. Loving uncle of Kaleb, Charlotte and Jack.

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