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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BLACKIE, David Lyndsay

Peacefully on Monday, 12th August 2019, aged 86 years. Loved father and father-in-law of Dave and Stephany, Mark, Libby and Andrew, and Rachel. Adored Poppa of Kurt, Kaleb, Alexandra, Jordyn, Katherine and Reggie. Requiem Mass will be celebrated at St Peters Catholic Church, 21 Anzac Street, Cambridge, on Monday, 19th August, at 12.30pm.

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ELLIS, Dawn Helen

Passed away peacefully in her sleep at Cambridge Oakdale on Wednesday, 7th August 2019. Aged 91 years. Loving & adored wife of the late Kenneth. Grand lady & mother to Greg and the late Lorraine. A special aunty to Diane and Ken. Special thanks to Cambridge Oakdale, Dr Alf Pinfold, Jean and carers, St John Ambulance, and Sarah from Hospice Waikato for their love and care shown to Dawn in her last weeks. At Dawn’s request a private farewell has taken place. All communications to the Ellis Family, c/- 3 Hallys Lane, Cambridge 3434.

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MAYALL, Fay (nee Woodhouse)

Passed away peacefully with family on 8th August 2019, in her 83rd year. Treasured wife of John. Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Lynette & Gary, Stephen (deceased) & Joyce (deceased). Loving Nana & Great-Nana to Hayley & Toby, Cameron, Georgia & Cruz, Calida & Jason, Curtis & Jules.
Resting Peacefully.
Forever in our Hearts.
Private service was held yesterday, Tuesday 13th August, in Tauranga.

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WOOD, Bronwyn (nee Cross)

Passed away very peacefully on 9 August 2019, aged 46 years. Best friend and wife of Casey. Mother to Basil the cat. Thank you to Dr Richard Isaacs, the team at Crest and Arohanui Hospice for their positive and determined care. Thank you for all the support from family and friends through this time. In accordance with Bronwyn’s wishes, private farewells have been held.

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ALDERSLEY, Leeann Marie

50 years young. Sadly passed away July 17, 2019.
Forever loved and
sorely missed.

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WATT, Ina

Everlasting memories of a true and beautiful friend. Much loved by Joan & John Cook and family. Our love and sympathy to Ina’s family.

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WARREN, Gwendolene (née Wratt)

On Saturday, August 10, 2019, peacefully at Wairau Hospital, aged 93 years. Dearly loved sister and sister-in-law of Jack and Freda, Ned and Alice, Hurzal and Jean, Jean and Ted Hoskin, Ivan and Edna, Rex and Joyce, Les and Shirley (all deceased). Adored Aunty Gwen of all her nieces and nephews.
We will treasure
the memories.

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McILROY, David Paul

After a short illness, on August 9, 2019; aged 74 years. Dearly loved father, father-in-law, granddad and friend of Denise, Jacob, Emaleigh, Jamie, Hannah and Caleb; James and the late Kristine; Leigh, Sharesa, Jayden and Ashlee; Rebecca and Greg. A private cremation has been held.

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BRADBURY, Janice Barbara

Passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, in Nelson on August 7, 2019. Dearly loved wife and best friend of Arthur for over 60 years; adored mum of Donna and Paul Scholfield, and Anna and Graham Avery; and treasured Granma of Kaitlin, and Rebecca Scholfield, and Olivia Avery. In accordance with Jan’s wishes, a private family funeral has been held.

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BECKER CHILCOTT, Joanne Gabrielle

Formerly of Upper Hutt. Passed away peacefully in Melbourne on Thursday 8 August 2019; surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of Peter Chilcott and devoted cuddly mother of Samuel and James. Adored, treasured daughter of Max (dec) and Sally Becker. Gorgeous, vibrant sister and sister-in-law of Tony and Cath, David and Clare, Saramaree and Conrad McDonnell, Martyn and Simone, Jacqui and Peter Bickers, Paul and Pip, Andrew and Liz Chilcott, Tim and Gilda Chilcott. Fabulous, fun aunty to her nieces and nephews. A celebration of her life was held in Melbourne on Tuesday 13 August.

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HUTTON, Betty Marie

Passed away peacefully on Thursday, 8 August 2019 at Te Omanga Hospice, Lower Hutt. Beloved wife of the late William (Bill). Loved mother of Mark (Dec), Karen, Shane and Dean. Loved grandmother of Aaron and Jared. A woman of great compassion and inner strength. She will be sadly missed by her immediate and extended family and also her dear friends.
John 5

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KNYVETT, Ola Baldwin (nee Peters)

Died on 11 August 2019, at Cashmere Hospital, aged 102. Loved wife of the late Mark Knyvett and loved mother and mother-in-law of Warwick, Peter and Catherine, and extended families. Sister of the late Joyce, Ralph (El Alamein), Errol (RAF Bomber Command), Keith and Marjorie Peters. Sister-in-law of Joan Peters (Taradale). Much cherished and loved by all family and friends. Grateful thanks to Dr Denis Delany and all staff at Cashmere Hospital for the excellent care of Ola over the past two years. In accordance with Ola’s wishes, a private cremation will be held. Messages to the Knyvett Family, PO Box 13090, Johnsonville 6440.
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PITCAITHLY, Sarah Ann

It is with great sadness Sarah left us on Sunday, August 11, 2019, after a brave battle with cancer. Treasured mum of Eden. Beloved wife of Dan. Loved step-mum of Holly and Ash. Beloved daughter of Trisha and Alan (deceased). Loved step-daughter of Ivan. Loved sister of Alex. In lieu of flowers, donations to Bowel Cancer NZ can be made at the service. Messages c/- PO Box 10345, Christchurch 8145. Sarah’s wedding farewell will be held at 156 Beach Road, on Friday, August 16, at midday. Private burial thereafter.

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STIBBS, Graham Anthony

Passed away on July 20, 2019 after a short illness, aged 71 years. Much loved husband of Jeanette, father and father-in-law of Leah, Paul, Jolie and Dave, and much-loved grandad and great-grandad of Natalie, Courtney, Nick, Madison and Jaxon. We wish to thank the wonderful staff on Ward 26 of Christchurch hospital. An informal celebration of Graham’s life will be held at Leah and Paul’s home on Saturday, August 24 from 1.30pm – 3pm. Please feel free to join us at 55a Williams Street, Kaiapoi. Enquiries 327-4851 or 027-7722-480.

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GRAHAM, Murial May (nee Kilsby)

Of Levin. Peacefully on 10 August 2019 at Summerset Village Levin, aged 91 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Keith. Loving mother of Brendan and Helen, Leone and Keith, Andrea, Adrian and Irene, Robyn and Bryan. Loved grandma to all her grandchildren and will be sadly missed by all. Many thanks to all the staff of Summerset for their wonderful care of Murial. In accordance with Murial’s wishes a private family service will be held. Messages to the Graham family c/- 284 Oxford Street, Levin 5510.

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