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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MACGIBBON, John David

On Saturday 8th February 2020. Passed away peacefully after a brief illness at the Shona McFarlane Retirement Village surrounded by his family, aged 87 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Patricia. Much loved and cherished father and father-in-law of Sandra & Michael, Nicki & Rob, and Ian & Lisa. Dearly loved and adored grandad of Simon, Megan, Aaron, Jakob, Samantha, Jamie, Jess, and loved and treasured great-granddad of Carter, Greyson and Evelyn. Messages to the MacGibbon family can be place in John’s tribute book at www.tributes.co.nz... or posted to PO Box 44-176, Lower Hutt 5040. At John’s request a private service was held in Lower Hutt on Thursday 13th February 2020.

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DODDS, Jennifer (nee Hildyard)

On Saturday, February 8th, 2020, at Wanganui. Dearly loved wife of Lew. Precious loved sister of Bill, John, Gary, and Helen Bruce.
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HILL, Clement John (Clem)

It is with great sadness that we share the peaceful passing of Clem at Christchurch Hospital, on February 5, 2020, aged 90 years.
He is now at peace.
Dearly loved and loving husband of Joan (nee Ashworth) for 68 years; adored father of Alison, Robyn and Judith, and a loved and respected father-in-law of Warren Yardley and Carl Ahlfeld. A very special Garr to Nicholas and Susan, Timothy and Astrid, Stephanie and Jordache, Andrew, Jonathan and the late Christopher; and a loving Great Garr to Alex, Louie and Lily.
You were so special to us all, and we will love you forever.
A private family farewell has been held.

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ROUSE, Josephine Elizabeth “Betty” (nee Medder)

Aged 87, of Bluff. Passed away at Hospice Southland on Sunday 9 February, 2020. Cherished wife of the late Ron. Dearly loved Mum and mother-in-law of Karen and Seppy, Jan and John, Ronnie and Nikki. Adored Nan and Great-Nan of all her Grand and Great-Grandchildren. Loved sister of the late Bill, the late Fay, and Gay. Loved aunty of all her nieces and nephews. As per Betty’s wishes a private service and cremation has taken place. A personal and grateful thanks from the family for the care of Betty at Bluff Medical Centre, Southland Hospital, and Hospice Southland. Messages can be sent to 104 Marama Ave North, RD 9, Invercargill 9879, or to Betty’s tribute page at frasersfunerals.co.nz/tributes.

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MULLIGAN, Graeme Alexander

On Monday, February 10, 2020, in Invercargill, aged 92 years. Dearly loved husband of Marie. Loved father and father-in-law of Julie and John O’Connor (Chch), Reece and Sharron Mulligan. Loved grandad of Andrew and Michaela, Ryan and Alex, and Mark and Thanh; Elliott and Tate. Loved great-grandad of Ada and Billie. A memorial service for Graeme will be held in J Fraser and Sons Chapel, cnr Esk and Doon Streets, Invercargill, at 2.00pm on Wednesday, February 19. A private cremation has been held.

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HEINZ, Catherine Marjorie (Marj)

Peacefully (after a short final illness) at Whareama Care, Stoke, on Tuesday, February 11, 2020; aged 91 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Doug. Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Bob and Jane, Marion and John, Anna and Pete, Cath and Simon, Gabrielle and Paul. Loved grandmother of her 17 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren. As per Marj’s wishes a private family service has been held. A memorial service to celebrate Marj’s life will be held at Trailways, 66 Trafalgar Street, Nelson, on Saturday, February 22, at 2.00pm. Messages to

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STEVENSONJacqueline Mary (Jacqui)

On January 23, 2020. Peacefully at Hutt Hospital after a short illness. Dearly loved wife of Alec (dec 2016). Much loved sister to Patricia, Margaret, Joan (dec) and Ken (dec). Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Murray and Annemarie, and Patricia and Clive. Loved Grandma to Ethan and Alysha; and Georgina and Natalie. Messages or tributes can be placed in Jacqui’s tribute book at www.dominionpost.co.nz... or posted to 20 Parnell Street, Lower Hutt, 5011. No flowers by request please. Grateful thanks to all the staff at Hutt Hospital Stroke Unit for their care and support. A private cremation has been held. A memorial to celebrate Jacqui’s life will be held at St David’s Anglican Church, Seddon Street, Naenae on Friday, February 21, 2020 at 2.00pm.

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HOWELL, Susan Frances

Passed away peacefully on Tuesday 11th February 2020, surrounded by her loving family. Much loved Mum of Kylie, Jade and Monique, Nana of Ryder, Ethan, Zoe, Mackenzie and Luna. Beloved sister of Jill and Caroline.
‘Mum’s free spirit and cheeky wit will be forever missed’
All messages to the Howell family, C/o PO Box 4016, New Plymouth 4340.

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O’DONOVAN, Carroll Joseph

Born Wellington 1925. Passed away peacefully on Saturday 18th January 2020, in England, surrounded by family. Aged 94 years. A Requiem Mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic Church, Waiwhetu Road, Lower Hutt, on Tuesday 18th February, at 11am. In accordance with Dad’s wishes, there will be a private family interment afterwards.

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SHELTON, Robin (Butch)

Passed away suddenly on February 9, 2020, in Adelaide, Australia, after a long illness. Loved father, brother and uncle; aged 62.

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JAMIESON, Ian Robert

Peacefully, after a short illness, on 11 February 2020 at Summerset Rest Home, Levin; in his 90th year. Loved son of the late Lilian and Arthur Jamieson, brother of Don and brother-in-law of Jan, uncle of Philippa, Helen and Quentin, cousin of Allison, Ken, Holly and Dana. A service to celebrate Ian’s life will be held at 2.00pm on Monday 17 February 2020 at The Funeral Home, 545 Queen Street East, Levin, followed by interment at the old Levin Cemetery.
A true gentleman whose cheerful personality will be greatly missed by his family and his many friends
and acquaintances.

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INGERSON, Frances Ethel

Aged 89. Dearly beloved wife of Cedric and daughters Dayle and Susan. A celebration will be held at Zenders Cafe, 439 Ruakura Road, on 21st February, at 1.30pm.

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KING, Michael Paul

Suddenly at his home in Christchurch; aged 54 years. Much loved son of Mike and Brenda, loved brother and brother-in-law of Suzanne and Bruce Richardson, loved uncle of his nieces Breanne and Leah. Messages to the King family, c/- PO Box 111-01, Christchurch 8443. At the family’s request a private cremation has been held.

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IRVING, Eric Brough

Passed away suddenly on 6 February 2020. Aged 85 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Pat. Much loved and respected father of Gillian & Paul, Ian & Vicky, Anthony & Craig. Cherished Grandad to Tahlia, Ashlee, Caitlin, Eddie & Kate. Loved by his great-grandchildren Kaeden, Rocco, Jaxon & Asher. Thank you to the staff at Roselea for the care of Dad over the past 6 years.
Rest in Peace Pa.
Reunited with your dearest Pat.
"A true gentleman".
A private family service was held on 12 February 2020. All communications to the Irving family c/- 262 Ohaupo Road, Te Awamutu 3800.

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HAMILTON, Steve

Sadly passed on 11 February 2020. Dearly loved brother- in-law of Bryce and Marcia Henderson. Loved Uncle Steve of Regan and Stephen Henderson and their families.
Now having a lovely cuppa and chocolate cake
with Nanny.
Rest in peace Steve.

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