Death Notices

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

Recent Notices in New Zealand

Death

BLAIR, Margaret Evans

Peacefully at Strathallan Life Care on Saturday, April 21, 2018, aged 92. Dearly loved wife of the late Sid, loved mother and mother-in-law of Marguerite and Mike Carter (Auckland), John and Andree (Christchurch), loved grandma of Adrian and Otilia, Rebecca and Jason, Nicholas and Joanna; Carly, and Jordan, Much loved great-grandma of Tobin, Tate, and Mylah. Hearfelt thanks to the staff at Strathallan Life Care for their love and care of Margaret over the last 17 years. In keeping with Margaret's wishes a private service will be held. Messages to the Blair Family, c/o 83 Avonhead Road, Avonhead, Christchurch 8042.
South Canterbury
Funeral Services Ltd

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LYNSKEY, Kathleen Alicia (Kath)

Of Waikanae and formerly of Kaiapoi. On April 19, 2018 peacefully at Wellington Hospital surrounded by her family. Aged 82 years. Loved wife of Keith. Treasured mother and mother-in-law of Michael & Yvonne, Julie & John, Gary & Annette, Peter & Bronwyn, Marie, Darren & Leanne. Beloved grandma of Sarah & Jeff, Nyssa & Joe, Aimee, Kate, Rose, Daniel, Samuel, Rebecca, Charlotte, Joshua, Adam and Seth. Treasured great-grandma of Ava, Zoe, Ethan and Paige. Loved sister of Keith, Pauline (deceased), Pat, Bob, Margaret (deceased), and Monica. A service to celebrate Kath’s life will be held in Cedarwood, 17 Parata St, Waikanae on Tuesday, April 24 at 2.00pm.
Waikanae Funeral Home
Tel 04 2936844

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CAMPBELL-McLEAN, Cameron George

Born July 16, 1993. Tragically passed away April 19, 2018. He was a much loved son, family member, Rangatahi and friend. Cameron will be remembered with Aroha. For all funeral details contact Phil 02102588878.

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ROBERTS, Ian Harold

Peacefully at Waikato Hospital, on Thursday 19th April 2018, with his loving daughter at his side. Aged 77 years. Dearly loved and devoted dad and father-in-law to Heather and Richard. Adored and loved grandad to Ricky, Warwick, and Steve. Great-grandad to Tyla, Lucas, Harmoni, Brooklyn, Breeze, Tyson, Jessica and Warwick Jr. Special friend to Glenda, Kate and Jaz. Poppa to Skylah and Wairoa. A loving brother to Marion (deceased), Beverly (deceased), Roger and Margaret. A Celebration of Ian’s life will be held at the Otorohanga Club, on Thursday 26th April at 1.00pm, followed by interment at Otorohanga Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the Robert’s family would appreciate donations to St John Otorohanga, and these may be left at the service. All communications to Robert’s Family c/- PO Box 241, Te Kuiti 3941.
V J Williams & Sons FDANZ

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HURST, Sidney Gordon (Sid)

Peacefully at Hospice South Canterbury, on Saturday, April 21, 2018, with family by his side, aged 73. Dearly beloved husband of Jackie, cherished dad and father-in-law of Jonathan and Natalie, and Christine and Philip, adored granddad Sid/poppa of Ruby; and Zara. Loved brother and brother-in-law of Helen and Paul, Tom and Ailsa, Peter and Narina, Mary and Graeme, Brent, Jill and Brian, and their families. A service celebrating Sid's life will be held at Trinity Presbyterian Church, College Road, Timaru on Thursday, April 26, at 1.30pm, followed by a private cremation. Donations to the Cancer Society would be appreciated and may be left at the service. Messages to 351 Claremont Road, RD 4, Timaru 7974.
Betts Funeral Services F.D.A.N.Z

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McSWEENY, Norma Margaret(Nee Somerville)

23.12.31 – 21.4.18
Passed away peacefully at Hilda Ross Retirement Village. Dearly loved daughter of the late Joe & Nell Somerville. Dearly loved wife of the late Graeme. Loved Aunt of Stephen, Debbie, Raewyn, Glenda, Paul and Gary and their families. A graveside service will be held on Tuesday 24th April 2018 at Waihi Cemetery at 11am. Special thanks to the staff at Hilda Ross Special Care Unit for their warmth and attention to Norma’s care over the past 2 years. All communication to the McSweeny family may be sent c/- P.O. Box 4449, Hamilton East, 3247.

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D’ESPOSITO, Daniel Alois

On April 21, 2018. Beautiful, strong, courageous and so loved by his darling daughter Bella, and his mum and dad, Maree, and Nino. Best friend of his brother Marcus, Amy, Luca, and Johanna. Cherished as one of their own by Karina, and Brent. Adored by his grandparents, Nonna Maria, and Nonno Louie. Held dear by his aunties and uncles, Aida and Graham, Diana and Luke, Jeanne, Joe and Karin, Treska and Lou, Linda and Micheal, and all of his cousins.
Your smile, the sparkle in your eyes, your love of family, your great big heart - our lives will never be the same without you, forever and always.
Funeral details to follow. Messages to the ‘D’Esposito Family’ C/o PO Box 7001, Taradale, Napier 4141.

Death

MONAGHAN, Jocelyn Heather

Peacefully, in her 92nd year, at Bob Scott Retirement Village, Petone. Loved wife of the late Thomas. Loved mother of Bruce, Lindsay and Juliet and unique mother-in-law of Ann, Carolyn, and Chris. Adored Nana of Brad, Sarah, Joanna, Shaun, Jessica, and Laura & Simon Watson who were soon to welcome her first great grandchild. Special thanks to Ryman Health staff for their care & attention. A particular thank you to Shona and Berris for their generous support of Heather over the years. Messages c/o PO Box 10345, Christchurch 8145. A celebration of Heather's life will be held in the Ferry Park Chapel at 297 Ferry Road, Christchurch, on Friday, April 27, at 10.00am. Burial at Waimairi Cemetery thereafter.

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SWORD, Branden Asher Gregory

On this day 20th April 2018 the Sword and Turua families were blessed with the arrival of a perfect angel and as quickly as he came he was recalled to heaven by a greater power.
We will miss and love you always Branden Asher Gregory Sword
Lots of Love from all your family.

Death

LIST, Barry John

Beloved son of Henry* and Audrey* List. Loved brother and brother-in-law of Rosanne and Nelson, Bob and Bev and Nelson and Fay. A loved uncle to all his nieces and nephews.

Death

GIBBONS, Garry Richard

Passed peacefully, April 21, 2018, surrounded by family at Nurse Maude Hospice. Dearly Loved Dad and Popa of Korina and Kyle. Loved brother and brother-in-law of Phil and Denise, Ray and Marg, Tony and Shirley, Rima, Kevin and Carolyn, and Wendy and Brian. Much loved Uncle to all his nephews and nieces. The family wish to thank Nurse Maude Hospice and St Johns Ambulance for the wonderful care given to Garry. Messages for the family can be sent c/o PO Box 39127, Christchurch 8545.
“ Fly High Gaz”
A celebration of Garry’s life will take place in the Avon Park Chapel cnr of Kerrs and Pages Road, Linwood, on Tuesday, April 24, at 2.00pm.

Death

HALL, Jacinta

Passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 21, 2018 at Palmerston North Hospital. Much loved wife of Bill. Beloved mother of Karla and Peter; and Billy. Loved Nan of Ash. Jacinta will be at rest on Ruaka Marae until her tangi on Tuesday, April 24th 2018 at 11.00am, followed by burial at Aromoho Cemetery, Somme Parade, Whanganui, after which the whnau invite you back to the marae for the hkari.
NZIFH

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GOODIN, Ross

ONZM
On March 15, 2018, at Auckland, formerly of Te Kauwhata. Dearly loved son of the late Ngaire and Rita Goodin. Loved and cherished husband, father and grandfather. Special brother and friend of Barbara, David, Andrea and the late Barry, Graeme and Charm. Will live on in the memories of all their families. Privately cremated. Friends are invited to share memories of Ross, on Sunday, April 29, 2018, at 2.00pm in South Auckland. Please contact a family member for venue details.

Death

FOURIE, Clare Margery

Passed away peacefully at Timaru Hospital on Monday, April 16, 2018, surrounded with love from all her family and with Rachel by her side. An adored and loved mother, proud nana, a cherished sister and sister-in-law and friend to many. Messages to F/2 7 Richards Place, Timaru 7910.
Heartland Funerals
“Care before cost”
Phone 0800HEARTLAND

Death

STEINER, Brian Martin

Passed away suddenly at home on Friday, April 13, 2018, aged 79 years. Dearly loved husband of Pauline. Loved Dad of Denise and Graeme, Sharon and Paul, Carl. Loved Grandad of Nathan, Ashleigh, Jason. All messages to 21 Kinross Drive, New Plymouth. In accordance with Brian's wishes, a private family service has been held.

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