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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HUTCHEON, David Alexander (Hutch)

On Friday, July 20, 2018, at WesleyCare aged 93 years. Loved husband of the late Mavis. Loved father and father-in-law of the late John, Robert and Frances, Annette and Robbie. Much loved grandad of Justin and Odette, Kelly and Jayne, and great-grandad of Lily. Messages to the Hutcheon Family, C\- PO Box 31300, Christchurch 8444. The Funeral Service for Hutch will be held at the Palmer Chapel, 150 Harewood Road, Papanui, on Wednesday, July 25, at 1.00pm.

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SPURR, Campbell Alexander (Cam)

On July 19, 2018, passed away peacefully at Adriel Rest Home, aged 82 years. Loved brother of Brian, Winston, Rema, and Delma, loved uncle of all his nieces and nephews.
‘Will be very sadly
missed by all.’
Many thanks to all the staff of Adriel for their fantastic care. Messages may be addressed to The Family or Friends of Campbell Spurr, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. A Celebration of Campbell’s life will be held in the Oxford Working Men’s Club, 160 High Street, Oxford, on Tuesday, July 24, at 2.00pm, private cremation thereafter.

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SPURR, Campbell Alexander (Cam, Bobble)

Much loved friend of too many to name in Okains Bay, Invercargill, and Oxford. A huge part of the Knapp Family, and of Andrew, Julie, Karl and Beckie Mehrtens, and a very special friend of Lady Jane. His humour, loyalty, determination and courage will be missed by all who knew him.

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CURTIN, Russell Desmond

Dearly loved brother and brother-in-law of Colleen (and the late Neville) Goldfinch, Craig and Caron, Sharon and Dean, Fiona and Marc and families.
A special smile, a special face, in our hearts a special place. Memories are a gift to treasure. Ours of yours will last forever.

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BERRY, Gordon Edward

21.7.1946 — 12.7.2018
Only son of John Edward Berry and Doreen Isobel (née Jackson). Loved, respected husband and best friend of Theresa (née McKenzie). Dad of Gaye, Myles and Bryon, father-in-law of Graeme, Miwa and Laura. Grandfather, cousin, uncle, brother-in-law, workmate, friend. A private service has been held. Thank you for caring. Eat chocolate and have a wine or whiskey in his memory.

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MURRAY, Chris

16 July 2018, peacefully, listening to Elvis. Ride that train with Dad and David, until we meet again, friend, mate. Love — Murray and Shiree.

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OMLO, Shannon David

Loved son-in-law of Jackie Bennett and Dave Taikato, and loved brother-in-law to Shane.
Much loved will be missed.

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CROZIER, Christine (Chris)

Passed away peacefully at Ernest Rutherford Rest Home, on Monday, July 16, 2018, surrounded by her family. Treasured mum of Suzie Ross, Nicola Ricketts, Julia Ricketts and Jade Currie. Beloved Grandma of Mitchell, Blair, Cameron, Mackenzie and Hollie.
Rest in love and peace Mum after your long illness.
Deeply missed and forever
in our memories and hearts.
A private service has been held. A celebration of life gathering to be held at The Granary, Founders Park, on July 29, at 2.00pm.

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FAGE, Patricia Mary (Pat)(nee Fraser)

On Tuesday 16th July 2018, peacefully at the Home of Compassion, Heretaunga, Upper Hutt. Dearly loved wife of the late John. Much loved mum of Matt & Chrissy; and Leigh & Alf Izzett. Loving gran of Dayna, Mitchell, & Dylan; and Loving Gug to Findlay, Georgia, and Niamey. Great-grandmother to Lukah; and her brother Stuart (deceased). In lieu of flowers donations to Dementia Wellington would be appreciated and can be sent to ASB Account 12-3142-0258625-50 or may be left at the service. All communications to the family can be sent C/- PO Box 30067, Lower Hutt 5040, or left on Pat’s tribute page at www.tributes.co.nz... A service for Pat will be held in the Croft Centennial Chapel, 2 Osborne Place (off Queens Drive), Lower Hutt, on Monday 23rd July 2018, at 1.30pm.

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JOHNSTONE, Allister Ian

On July 17, 2018. Peacefully on the eve of his 86th birthday, at Tuarangi Home, Ashburton. Dearly loved husband of the late Patricia Ann (Pat). Cherished Dad and Poppa of Nicola (Nicki), Zoe and Jack (Williams), and Mallory Goss (Chch), Andrea and John, Matthew, and Hamish Trenchard (Chch), Ritchie and Debbie, Allister and Aimee, Harrison, and Nathan. Special Poppa to Tara, Katelyn and families. Loved brother and brother-in-law of Helen and Jack Allan and family. Messages to the Johnstone family, PO Box 472, Ashburton. A special thank you to Tuarangi for their amazing care of Dad and family. Donations to Friends of Tuarangi would be appreciated and may be left at the service. A service to celebrate Allister’s life will be held at St Stephen’s Anglican Church, Park Street, Ashburton, on Saturday, July 21, commencing at 11.00am, followed by private cremation at the Ashburton Crematorium.

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COOK, Kathleen Margaret (Forde)

Aged 91 years. Died peacefully at Christchurch Hospital on Tuesday, July 17, 2018. Dearly loved mother and mother-in -law of Anthony and Mary, Bernadette, Marie and Kevin, Michael and Maree and Katrina and Bryan. Grandmother of Frances, Luke, Juliette, Meghan, Sarah, Erin, Edward and Audrey. Great-Grandmother of Vivien, Violet, Orrin, Aedan, Mary Clare and Sarah Jane.
“Mum, we always hold you in our hearts.”
R.I.P.
Many thanks to all who have cared for Kathleen over the last two years, including the staff of Ward 27 at Christchurch Public Hospital and Merivale Retirement Village. Messages to the Cook Family, c/- John Rhind, 19 London Street, Christchurch 8013. Requiem Mass will be celebrated at St Peters Catholic Church, 11 Fisher Avenue, Beckenham, Christchurch, on Tuesday, July 24 at 11.00am, followed by interment in the Memorial Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Autism New Zealand online at bit.ly...

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JEFCOATE, Lionel Richard

On July 17, 2018, peacefully at Ashwood Retirement Village, aged 85 years. Much loved father and father-in-law of Jenny and Graeme Watson; Anne and John Eggleston. Much loved Grandad of Emily, and Rachel and James; Kate and Thomas. Husband of loved former wife and friend Doreen, and special friend of the late Pam. Messages to c/- PO Box 9, Blenheim 7240. In lieu of flowers, a donation to the Edwin Fox Society, c/- PO Box 9, Blenheim 7240, would be appreciated or may be made at the service. At Lionel’s request a private cremation has been held and a Memorial Service for Lionel will be held at the Springlands Chapel, Cloudy Bay Funeral Services, 15 Boyce Street, Blenheim, on Saturday, July 28, at 1.30pm.

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PERFECT, Allan John

Passed away suddenly and unexpectedly at home, age 70 years. Loved nephew of Shirleen and the late Bill Notman. Cousin of John and Nick and families.
Fondly remembered

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von MINDEN, Joachim Uwe (Uwe)

Died unexpectedly on Wednesday, July 11, 2018, at home in his garden, aged 78 years. Loved father of Lars, and Petra, father-in-law of Kristy, and the adored grandfather of Ava. Brother of Karin and ex-husband to Fiona. Thanks to all the friends, advisers, antagonists, neighbours, co-workers from Te Mata and his colleagues in the wool industry who have all been in touch with the family.
Thanks also to his friends
from Europe and elsewhere. Join us for a celebration of Uwe’s life to be held at Milk and Honey Restaurant, Hardinge Road, Ahuriri, Napier, on Sunday, July 22, 2018, at 5.00pm. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Fred Hollows Trust. Messages to the von Minden family can be sent C/- PO Box 1055, Napier, 4140.

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DOWNEY, Marie Nelson

Passed away peacefully on Wednesday 18th July 2018, in her 101st year. Much loved Mum of Dennis, best mother-in-law in the world, of Carol, dearest Nana of Craig & Jodi, Simone & Mike, and very special Nana Cambridge of Keegan, Vincent and Cooper.
“Will always be in our hearts”.

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