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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LOCHHEAD, Murray Blackwood

Suddenly taken from us due to a tragic accident at his work Albany, Western Australia, on February 14, 2020; in his 65th year. Tears in our eye we wipe away but the love in our hearts is there to stay. Dearly loved husband of Cath, and loved and treasured dad and father-in-law of Joel (Brisbane), Kira and Kieran Woodmass (Levin), and Kelly Marszlek (Brisbane). Dearly loved Granddad to Liam, Alex, Ryan and Lucan Woodmass. Dearly loved son of Ngaire and Norman Lochhead, loved brother and brother-in-law of Nola and Brian Roeske (Nelson Lakes), Frazer and Sandy Lochhead (Nelson), and loved uncle of Karen, Jennifer and Yudisht, Murray, Mitchell, Taylor and Hannah, Parris and Phil, and great-uncle to Mahera, Ngaire and Brody. Loved by all his cousins. Messages to 117A Gladstone Road, Richmond 7050.

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WILLIS , Margaret Elizabeth

7.2.1930 — 13.2.2020
Beloved wife of David, mother to Guy, Andrew and Simon, mother-in-law to Michele, and grandmother to Bethany and Jessica. Funeral service at St Andrews, Cambridge, on Friday, February 21, at 2.00pm. Refreshments at Kilpeacon afterwards, 31 Queen Street, Cambridge.

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GUTHRIE, Keith Robert

Dearly loved friend and ‘Boss’ of the staff at Cycle Trading. Keith’s kindness and generosity to staff and customers was legendary and his knowledge of cycling history was respected worldwide. Friends and customers attending the funeral are welcome to meet at 10.00am at 23 Elgin Street, Sydenham, to bike together to the Salvation Army Citadel on the corner of Colombo and Salisbury Streets.

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DOBBS, Colleen June

Dearly loved sister of Joy Hope, and Aunty June of Judith, Graeme, Trevor, and Denise and their families.

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TRUEMAN, Teoumate

The Tama Tetera, Trueman & Meti family announce the passing of Teoumate (Teau) Trueman of Palmerston North, New Zealand. Born 26 March 1939 in Reureu, Awesome Aitutaki, Cook Islands. She passed away peacefully surrounded by family and friends at Palmerston North Hospital on Sunday evening, 16 February 2020. Aged 80 years. Loved daughter of the late Tama and Tapeka Tama Tetera. Dearly loved Mum of Moeroa (Moe), Thelma, Mabel, Eteta, Teoumate (Teau) and Mareta (Roisin). Loved Nana of Sean and Varenga, and loved great-grandmother of Teave. Dearly loved sister of her brothers and sisters. Loved Aunty, niece, cousin, sister-in-law, and friend to many who were dear to her heart.
Sadly missed,
forever in our hearts.
You are warmly invited to attend a combined Family and Celebration Service, which will be held at Emmanuel Congregational Church, (corner of Victoria and Broadway Avenues), Palmerston North, on Thursday 20 February, at 11.00am. This will be followed by interment at Kelvin Grove Cemetery. Following interment, the family invite you for light refreshments and sharing time at Emmanuel Congregational Hall. For further details contact Eteta Trueman 0274367284 or Beauchamp Funeral Home.
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AUSTRIA, Elvira Galang (Junel)

On February 12, 2020, passed on peacefully in the Philippines with family at her side. Dearly loved partner of Kenny Martin, treasured and loved mother of Darryl and Jinky, awesome friend to many, and very close friend to Shine, Nev, Glen, Imee, Monica, Tony, Chill and work colleagues of Aucom Electronics. Special thanks to Mandy Nottingham, Robert Hooper, and Brent Archer. A huge thank you to Junel’s spiritual family, especially to Ptr. SJ of Grace Vineyard Church, Ptr. Paul and Sue Julian, Calvin Purton of C3 Church and WIN-NZ Church. A Celebration of Junel’s life will be held at Eastside C3 Church, 269 Hills Road, Mairehau, Christchurch on Sunday, March 1 at 10am.
Sweet Junel.
You were so special to us all and we will always love you. Your memories will be forever cherished. You are now at rest in the arms of our Lord Jesus Christ! Your heartfelt thoughts and sympathies were so much appreciated.

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SEDDON, Stanley

In his 86th year, dearly loved husband of Phyllis, loved father of Mark (Australia), Brett and Janine.
Strong until the end,
peace at last.
Private cremation.

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TURNER, Michael Duncan (Mike)

Peacefully on Sunday 16 February 2020 at Summerset on the Course, aged 77 years. Much loved by all his family; Merrilyn, Andrew and Heather, Stuart and Liesbeth, Robert (deceased), Edward and Suzanne. Loved grandad of Sam and Sophie, Kate, Rachael, Thijs, Hanna, Nynke, Amy and Liam. Loved son of Edith and Harry Turner, and older brother of Grant (all deceased). Many thanks to the staff at Te Omanga Hospice, Lower Hutt, and Summerset for their wonderful care of Michael. In lieu of flowers, donations to Te Omanga Hospice would be appreciated and may be either left at the service, posted to PO Box 30-814, Lower Hutt 5040, or online at
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WILKINSON, Margaret Josephine

On February 16, 2020, Margaret peacefully passed away at Mayfair Rest Home, surrounded by her loving family; in her 84th year. So very dearly loved and adored by Alan, her soulmate of 62 years, cherished mother and mother-in-law of Dave and Jacqui, Joy and Rob, Murray and Anita, and treasured Grandma of Joseph, Matthew, Sarah, Lydia, Ruby and Eli. Margaret’s family would like to acknowledge the staff at Mayfair Rest Home for the loving care and support they gave Margaret and her family over the last 2 months. Margaret’s Memorial Service will be held at Hope Presbyterian Church, 27 Amyes Road, Hornby, on Friday, February 21, at 2.00pm.
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PRICE, Douglas Arthur (Doug)

Passed away after a brief illness, 16 February 2020, aged 70. Dearly loved husband of Carol. Much loved father and father-in-law of Margaret and Alister, Malcolm and Tuay, Chris and Brooke. Devoted Poppa of 9 grandchildren. A celebration of Doug’s life will be held at 1.00pm, on Friday, February 21, at Pyes Pa Memorial Park Chapel, 403 Pyes Pa Road, Tauranga. Heartfelt thanks to the staff at CHT Bernadette for their love and care. In lieu of flowers, donations to Waipuna Hospice would be welcome and may be left at the service.

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McLAY, DouglasStuart (Doug)

Peacefully slipped away to join Mum on 17 February 2020, at Waikato Hospital, aged 77 years. Most dearly loved husband of Carol (dec) and beloved Dad and friend of Katrina & Theo Bongers; Scott; Jason & Sue; Robyn Stewart & Dan DeBoer. Adored Poppa, Poppa Doug & Grandad of Joshua, Kaitlyn; Danielle & Bunty, Jaiveer, Soniya, Aleesia & Jasmine; Lauren & Rayner, Alana; Kerrod & Hannah. Best mate of Buddy & Sunny.
Doug’s wooden toys are now marketing in the skies.
A service for Doug will be held at Seddon Park Funeral Home Chapel, Cnr Seddon Road & Somerset Street, Hamilton, on Saturday 22 February 2020 at 1.30pm, followed by private cremation. All communications to the McLay family, C/- PO Box 5523, Frankton, Hamilton 3242.

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WISHNOWSKY, Stanley Maurice (Stan)

Peacefully on 17 February 2020, with Melinda by his side. Beloved husband of Melinda. Father and father-in-law of Christina and Shane & Andrea. Stepfather of Sarah, Caroline and Rachel. Grandfather to Emily, Alexander, Jayden, Quinn, Noah, Tyler and Hayleigh and Kieran. In lieu of flowers donations to Mary Potter Hospice would be appreciated and can be sent to Freepost, PO Box 7442, Newtown, Wellington 6242, or may be left at the service. Special thanks to the staff at Mary Potter Hospice and Whitby Rest Home and Hospital. A Requiem Mass will be held in Our Lady of Grace, Heretaunga, on Tuesday 25 February, at 11.00am, followed by private cremation.

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JORDAN, Michael David Walker (Mick)

5 February 1940 –
17 February 2020
Passed away peacefully at home. Dearly loved husband of the late Ann. Treasured dad and father-in-law of Shane, Nigel, and Carla and Adam. Best buddy of Mischief. Loved brother of Julie, Grace, and the late John, and Jack. Loved brother-in-law of Tom and Helen Jackson, and a loved uncle, cousin and friend. Special thanks to the dedicated team of Caregivers, for their love, support and respect. Messages to PO Box 108, Hokitika 7842. As per Michael’s request a private family service and cremation has taken place.

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SMITH, Anthony Terence (Terry)

4.3.1925 — 17.2.2020
No. 207232, Fleet Air Arm
Loved husband of Verona (dec); loved father and father-in-law of Maureen (dec), Joanne (dec), Peter, Annette and John, John and Jenny; loved Grandad of Chris and Holly, Katrina and Mark, Tracy, Greg and Joanne, Jodi and Paul; loved great-grandad of Bianca, Sienna, Elias, Abby, Hunter, Kirsty-Lee, Ashleigh, Jamie, Caleb, Gracie, Sophie, Liam, Seth, and Hayley; great-great-grandad of Cora; special friend of Wendy, Barry and family. Special thanks to the nursing staff at the AT&R at Nelson Hospital for their care of Terry. Terry’s family welcome family and friends to a service at home, 70 Kingsford Drive, Stoke, Nelson, on Thursday, February 20, at 2.00pm.

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WINTER, Margaret Mary

On Sunday 16 February 2020 at Hutt Hospital. Dearly loved wife of Bill (dec), much loved Mum of Kathryn and Lynette, mother-in-law of Patrick. A memorial service for Margaret will be held at Kingswood, cnr King and Cairo Streets, Upper Hutt, on Friday 21 February at 2.00pm. All messages to “the Winter family”, C/- PO Box 30-127, Lower Hutt.

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