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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SCHELLEVIS, Eva Maria (nee Schnitzler)

Born in the Rhineland, West Germany on 27 April 1927, and died in Wellington Hospital on 14 August 2019. Wife of Johannes (John) Schellevis (dec). Mother of Derek (dec), Karen and mother-in-law of Grant. Very proud Oma of Annika, Angus and Monica, and delighted great-grandmother of Lyla. Eva graduated in Law from Victoria University of Wellington in 1962, the only woman in her class. She had a fierce intellect, and loved politics and debate. She will be missed by us all. In accordance with Eva’s wishes there will be no funeral.
Lychgate Funerals
FDANZ (04)385 0745
www.lychgate.co.nz...

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KIMBER, Malcolm Arthur

On August 6, 2019, peacefully at Anthony Wilding Hospital; aged 85 years. Dearly loved husband of Jean, much loved father and father-in-law of Andrea and Tony Norton, and a loved and devoted Granddad of Rebekah (Bex) and the late Melissa. Great-Granddad of Oaklyn. A heartfelt thanks to the amazing staff at Anthony Wilding for their loving care and support. In lieu of flowers, donations to Leukaemia and Blood Cancer NZ, would be much appreciated and may be made at the service. A service to celebrate Malcolm’s life will be held in the Academy Funeral Chapel, 65 Main South Road, Upper Riccarton, Monday, August 19, at 1.00pm. Private thereafter. Colourful attire welcomed.

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CAIRNS, Sara Louise

Peacefully at Palmerston North Hospital on August 15, 2019. Youngest daughter of Des and Aline Cairns. Beloved sister of Les, Marian and Bill, Christine and Will, Stephen and Sanja, Bernadine and Lee, and Michael and Betsy. A much loved Aunty of many nephews and nieces. A service for Sara will be held at the Terracehaven Chapel,
697 Main Street, Palmerston North, on Monday, August 19, at 11.00am. In lieu of flowers, a donation can be made to the MASH Trust, PO Box 157, Palmerston North 4440.

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BLEULER, Arthur Maxwell

Peacefully at Carter Court, Carterton on 15 August 2019, aged 86, after a short illness. Loved by his family, friends and colleagues. In accordance with Arthur’s wishes a private cremation has been held. Arthur’s friends and family are invited to the Carterton RSA Memorial Club, 35 Broadway, Carterton, on Saturday 24th August, at 2.00pm, to share memories and a cuppa. Many thanks to staff at Carter Court for their wonderful care of Arthur.
Gary Pickering Funerals
NZIFH Masterton

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WRIGHT, Lois Mary(nee Keane)

Passed away peacefully at Waikato Hospital, on August 10, 2019; Beloved mother of Jeanette and Andrew Timbrell; The most wonderful Grandma of Jethro Timbrell and Kiri Jones; Zoe Timbrell and Vaughan Fergusson; and Ivan Timbrell; Fun, awesome great-grandma of Oscar, Sally, Michelle, Jim, Summer and Holly.

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WHITE, Audrey

Passed away on August 14, 2019. Youngest daughter of the late Mary and Andrew White (Dobson), loved sister and sister-in-law of May and Ray Leach, (deceased), Betty and the late Jack Clarke (Australia), and loved aunty to all her nieces, nephew, and their families. Messages c/- the White family to PO Box 35046, Christchurch 8640. At Audrey’s request, a private cremation has been held.

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TALBOT, Matthew Gordon

(formerly of Auckland). Died in England on August 8, 2019, aged 41 years, after a determined battle to overcome cancer. Passed in the presence of loving family. Beloved son of Michael and Beverley Talbot (Auckland). Dearly loved husband of Clare, and adored father of Luke (both in UK). Precious brother of Nicholas (Auckland), and Rhys (UK). Cherished nephew of James and Jeanette (Whanganui), and Mary and Murray (Bell Block).
Always in our hearts.

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TALBOT, Matthew

Dearest nephew. Always loved by Aunty Mary and Uncle Murray.

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DAVIS, Paulette Maree

Passed away August 14, 2019. Loved cousin and second cousin of Eileen, Matt, Carl and Darren Hollis. Thoughts are with their daughters and granddaughters Steph Weir, Hannah, Emma and Paige Davis, and families.

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PILCHER, Earle Te Hira

Ex NZA Corporal 639714. Aged 85 years. On August 13, 2019, unexpectedly at Christchurch Hospital. Beloved husband of Dawn, and the late Margaret, proud father and father-in-law of Jeanette and Ian, Denise and Grant, Dean, Ollivia and Greg, and Laura and Matt. Grandad of Chanelle, Alana, Matthew; Amy, Ian, Michael; Craig, James, Kathryn; Isabella, William; Madison, James, and a great-grandfather of his 7 great-grandchildren.
“Respected international League Referee”
The funeral service will be held in the Papanui RSA, 1 Harewood Road, on Monday, August 19, 2019, at 11.00am, thereafter private cremation.

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CAMPBELL, Norma Mary (née Adam)

Peacefully on August 13, 2019, aged 85 years. Loving and devoted wife of the late Euan for 59 years. Adored Mother of Jo-Ann, Stephanie and Rebecca. Friend of Chris and David. Treasured Grandma of Scott and Rory. Thank you to the staff at Jane Winstone Wanganui and to Dr Van Niekerk for their care and compassion. In lieu of flowers please make a donation to Alzheimers New Zealand. Friends are invited to attend a celebration of Norma’s life in the Westmere Presbyterian Church, Great North Road, Wanganui, on Tuesday, August 20, 2019, at 1.00pm, to be followed by a private cremation.
Dempsey & Forrest
Locally Owned

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TOPI, Joyce Melva(nee Campbell)

Surrounded by her loving family and friends at Calvary Hospital, on Thursday, August 15, 2019. Aged 90 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Peter. Cherished mother and mother-in-law of Colin (Toe) and Lynne, the late Warren (Fatty), Paul (Hoe) and Michelle, Ricky and Kerry, and the late Tania. Loved Nan of Jack and Maria, Ratbag, Trist and Kelly, Dylan, Nathanial, the late Shain and Sailor. Loved Nana Joyce of Javahn, Blake, and Hunter. Joyce will be at her home 100 Marine Parade, Bluff, until her service at J Fraser and Sons Chapel, cnr Esk and Doon Streets, at 2.00pm on Monday, August 19. Cremation thereafter. Special thanks to Calvary Hospital staff. Online tributes can be made at
frasersfunerals.co.nz/tributes.

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van HOOF, Karl

Beloved son of Wilhelmina and late Martin van Hoof. Captain and hero of sisters and husbands Tia and Mike, Margy and Warwick, Josie and Nigel, Tanya and Shawn. Adored uncle of Kylie, Karl, Amy, Brandt, Callum, Melissa, Campbell and Martin. Fun Grunkle of Ollie, Ruby, Matilda, Blake Deavan, Mikayla, Tristan, Eli, Beau and Leo. In great company with Dad, brother Ambrose and nephew Michael. So so loved.

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WEINBERG, Robin Fiona (nee Moodie)

Tragically passed away on August 14, 2019, beloved wife of Cobber, dearly loved mother of Sarah, treasured ‘Granny Rob’ of Harper, Lou Lou and Frankie. A celebration of her life will be held at 2.00pm on Wednesday, August 21, at The Shone and Shirley Funeral Chapel, 164 Tahunanui Drive, Nelson.

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McINTOSH, Betty Florence

Passed away peacefully at Anthony Wilding Hospital, on August 12, 2019. Dearly loved wife of the late Reg, much loved mum of Bruce and Trixie, Carolyn and Doug, and Robyn and Bruce, loved Granny and Great-Granny. Loved sister of Ross (deceased) and sister-in-law of Jane, aunty of David, and Philippa (deceased). Thanks go to the staff at Anthony Wilding for their care of Betty. In accordance with Betty’s wishes a Graveside Service has been held at St Andrew’s Churchyard, Little River.

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