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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VOOREND, Elisabeth

Loved friend and sister-in-law of the late Jan and Annie Voorend. Much loved Tante Lies of Jack and Maree; Thea and Bert Van Wijk; John and Eileen; Leo and Majella; Josiena and John Mourits; Elizabeth and Peter Richardson; Lawrence and Ellie, and their families.
Rust in Vrede

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McKIE, Hazel Ruby

1921 — 2019
98 years. Sadly passed away 17 October 2019.
“An angel at rest.”
Much loved Mum of Roslyn, Gloria and Gavin, Paul and Bev, Colleen and Mark, Sharon and Geoff. Gran and Granny to 15, Great-Gran to 44 and Great-Great-Gran to 5. A big thank you to the Doctors, Nurses, Caregivers and staff at Kandahar Rest Home for the love, time and care they gave Hazel. Messages C/- PO Box 2055, Masterton 5842. A private service for Hazel was held at Rosewood on Monday 21 October 2019.

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BROWN, Bevan William

Of Palmerston North and Otago. Passed away peacefully at Arohanui Hospice on Wednesday 16 October 2019, aged 76 years. Loved husband of Anne. Loved Dad of Paul and Melissa, Elizabeth and Richard. Adored Grandad of Jaimie, Zara; Henry, Theo, and Hugo. Messages to the Brown family, C/- 167 John F Kennedy Drive, Palmerston North. In lieu of flowers, a donation to St John Ambulance, PO Box 681, Palmerston North 4440 or Arohanui Hospice, PO Box 5349, Palmerston North 4441, would be appreciated. Special thanks to Dr’s Baldwin, Knottinbelt, and D’Sousa and to the Arohanui Hospice. At Bevan’s request a private service has been held.
NZIFH

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MACALE, Joan Mary

Passed away on Friday, October 18, 2019, following a long illness. In her 84th year. Dearly loved wife of Alan. Cherished mother of Gael and Mervyn (Australia), Wendy, JoAnn and Debra, Danny, Terence and Gregory. Loved Nana of her 12 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Messages may be sent to the Macale Family, c/- PO Box 110, Blenheim 7240. A private funeral has been held in accordance with Joan’s wishes.
“Time for a well-earned rest Mum, fly with the Angels”.

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THURSTON, Isabel Violet (nee Kinraid)

On October 20, 2019, at Eldon Lodge, Paraparaumu. Dearly loved wife of the late Ray. Wonderful mother and mother-in-law to Pauleen and Chris, and the late Ken and Avis. Loved grandmother and great-grandmother. As per Isabel’s wishes, a private cremation has been held. Messages may be sent c/- PO Box 119, Paraparaumu 5254.
Kapiti Coast Funeral Home
NZIFH FDANZ
04 2985168

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BLEACH, Philippa

Died peacefully at Ultimate Care Rose Court, on Sunday, October 20, 2019. Loved wife of Russell, and mother of Neville. Messages for the Bleach Family may be sent C/- PO Box 39127, Christchurch 8545. In keeping with Philippa’s wishes a Private Cremation has been held and details of a Memorial Celebration of Philippa’s life will follow.

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MORRIS, Robert Lloyd (Bob)

Passed away on 17 October 2019, aged 91 years. Loved son of the late John and Gwendoline Morris. Dear friend of Carol, the late Margaret Morris, the late Trevor and Betty Morris, the late John and Pamela Morris, Grace and the late Graeme Ronayne. Loved uncle of his nieces and nephews, and their families. In accordance with Bob’s wishes a private cremation has taken place.

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GILLOOLY, (Emms) Angela Margaret

19.10.19
Peacefully at Nelson Hospital, Angela passed over from this life into glory. Treasured mum of Poppy. Loved daughter of Pat and Trevor and the late Kevin Emms. Loved sister of Sean and Rob. Aunt of Jamie and Iris. Family and friends are invited to either the service 11am Friday October 25, at Hope Community Church, or 1pm Saturday November 2nd at Collingwood Cemetery.

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HANSEN, Valancy Rose

Of Palmerston North. On Saturday, October 19th, 2019, (Peacefully) at Arohanui Hospice surrounded by her loving family. Aged 61 years. Dearly loved and devoted wife of Raymond for 40 years, much loved Mum of Carolyn and Stephen Watson, Melanie and Benjamin Roff, treasured Grandma of Annaliese and Isabella; Austen and Noelle.
“Absent from the body, present with our Lord”.
In lieu of a floral tribute a donation made to the Manawatu Centre Cancer Society, PO Box 5170, Palmerston North would be appreciated or may be left in Church foyer. Messages to Raymond Hansen, C/- PO Box 5191, Palmerston North 4441. A service to Celebrate Valancy’s life will be held in St Albans Presbyterian Church, St Albans Avenue, Palmerston North, on Wednesday, October 30th, at 11.00am.

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MORRIS, Robert Lloyd (The Boss)

Dearest friend of Carol Marshall for 45 years. Bob was a great character, his wit and knowledge will be sadly missed.

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VOOREND, Elisabeth Johanna (Lies)

Passed away suddenly on October 18th, 2019, surrounded by her family. Aged 91 years. Very much loved wife of Albert (deceased). Very much loved mother and mother-in-law of Josina and Graeme Ellis, Wilma and David Beattie, Jim and Josephine, Rita and Kelvin Cutforth, Laura (deceased), Liz, Patricia and Andrew Dalton and baby Albert (deceased). Cherished Oma to her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Rust in Vrede
Rosary followed by a time of sharing memories will be held at St Joseph’s Catholic Church, 1 Victoria St, Morrinsville on Thursday 24th October, at 7.00pm. Mum is at home until we celebrate her life with a Requiem Mass at St Joseph’s Catholic Church, Morrinsville, on her birthday, on Friday 25th October at 11.00am, followed by burial at Newstead Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the St John’s ambulance will be appreciated and may be left at the service or made online at https

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YOUNG, Judith Doreen (Judy)

Passed away on Saturday 19 October 2019, at Matamata Country Lodge. Dearly loved wife of Bill, mother of Kim and Anne, Kristen and Dominic and Linda (Dec). Stepmother of Leanne, Cushla and Delme. Adored grandma and great-grandma and loved sister to Joan and Peter. In accordance to Judy’s wishes a private Cremation has been held. All communications to c/- the Young family, 6 Tamihana Street, Matamata 3400.

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WRIGHT, Cynthia Mary(nee Horrobin)

Passed away peacefully on
19 October 2019. Adored wife of John (dec), much loved mum and mum-in-law of Glenn & Donna and Gordon. Loved sister and sister-in-law of Helen & John, and aunty of Rachel and Rebecca. A service to celebrate Cynthia’s life will be held in the Waikanae Baptist Church, 286 Te Moana Rd, Waikanae, at 1.00pm, on 29 October 2019. Messages to the Wright family can be sent to PO Box 300, Waikanae.
Waikanae Funeral Home
Tel 04 2936844

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PETERS, Norma Isabel

On October 21, 2019, peacefully at Nazareth House, Christchurch. Aged 97 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Owen, much loved mother and mother-in-law of Sandra and Michael (Nelson), Kris and Glenn (Nelson), Denise and Stuart, Lesley and Patrick, and Rose and Gray, loved grandmother and great-grandmother to her many grandchildren and great- grandchildren. A service to celebrate Norma’s long life will be held at the Nazareth House Chapel, 220 Brougham Street, Sydenham, Christchurch, Tomorrow (Thursday), at 1.00pm. Norma’s family would like to thank Nazareth House for their kind and compassionate care over the last 18 months.
R.I.P.

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BURRELL, Margaret Beattie (Margo)

Peacefully at Taranaki Base Hospital on Friday 18th October 2019, after a courageous battle, aged 74 years. Dearly loved wife of Dennis Eales (Inglewood). Dearest Mum of Debbie, Roy, and much loved granddaughter Ruby (Warrington, UK), and Mark (Copenhagen). Loved sister-in-law of Geoff (deceased) and Maria (Whangarei), Cynthia and Harry Van Beers (New Plymouth), and their families. A special friend to many in the United Kingdom and Scotland. A special acknowledgement to Dr Stephen Finnigan, Inglewood, and the doctors and nurses at the Taranaki Base Hospital.
"Gone but forever loved,
rest in love and peace
dear Margo".
All messages to Margo’s family, C/- PO Box 4016, New Plymouth. In lieu of flowers donations to St John Ambulance would be greatly appreciated and may be left at the service. A service for Margo will be held in the Chapel of W. Abraham, 366 Devon Street East, New Plymouth, on Wednesday 30th October 2019 at 2.00pm, followed by cremation.

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