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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CAUDWELL, Rev Rex

Passed away 17 February 2020, aged 82. Loving husband of Shirley. Great father and father-in-law to Elizabeth and Mark, Peter and Sarah-Jane. Grand Pop Rex to Lachlan, Ellenna, Joshua, and Kayla Louise. Our gratitude to Tauranga Hospital staff and all staff at Hodgson House. A service to celebrate Rex’s life to be held at St George’s Anglican Church, Gate Pa, Tauranga, at 3.00pm on Friday 21 February. Donations to Cancer Society may be left at the service. All messages to the Caudwell family, C/- Hope Family Funerals, 4 Keenan Road, RD3, Tauranga 3173.

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ALVEY, Edith Elsie Lilian

At home, on Saturday, February 15, 2020. Dearly loved wife of the late George; loved mother and mother-in-law of Trevor and Sally, and Ross; loved and respected Gran of Daniel; a friend to many. Donations to the Nelson Tasman Region Hospice, in memory of Edith, would be gratefully received. A service to celebrate Edith’s life will be held at the Whakatu Presbyterian Church, 271 Songer St, Stoke, on Friday, February 21, at 2.00pm.

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TAILBY, Jonathan Mark

Serenely on 17 February 2020 surrounded by much love and Light. Much loved husband, son, grandson, brother, uncle, faepa and F(f)riend. Jonathan was loved by so many and will be much missed. A Quaker service will be held in the Wellington Quaker Meeting House on Friday 21 February at 1.00pm.

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PEEK, Lynda Jean

Passed away surrounded by her family, on Monday, February 17, 2020, aged 64 years. Dearly loved wife of Russell, loved mother and mother-in-law of Alyce and Anthony Perkins (Tuturau), Eryn and David Duffy (Riversdale). Adored Nan of Jud, Beau, Clayton, and Hunter. Loved daughter of Margaret and the late Laurie Claringbold, loved daughter-in-law of Phyllis and the late Harold Peek, cherished sister, sister-in-law and Aunty. As per Lynda’s wishes, a private service to celebrate her life will be held. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to ‘Sweet Louise’. Messages to PO Box 131, Riversdale 9744.

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BARNES, Barbara Anne

Peacefully at Levin Home for War Veterans by Enliven on 17th February 2020. Thanks to the Enliven staff for their care of Anne. As per Anne’s wishes, a private cremation has been held.

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BARLOW, Lynette Madge (nee Rutter)

Born Napier 19.5.1945. Passed away peacefully at Papamoa 14.2.2020. Dearly loved wife and soulmate of Lyndsay. Loving mother of Heath and Kylee, grandmother of Tommy, Daisy, and Nina, and mother-in-law of Phillip, A loved sister and friend. A private cremation has been held. Communications to 19 Butterworth Crescent, Papamoa 3118.
“Love lives on.”

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MACKLIN, Trevor John

Passed away on 15 February 2020, in Auckland, age 75 years. Loving partner of Kay. A devoted father of Stephen, Vanessa and Miles; and granddad of Lucas and Alfie. A service will be held at The North Harbour Chapel of Dil’s Funeral Services, 185 Schnapper Rock Road, Albany, Auckland, on Tuesday 25 February at 12.30pm, followed by private cremation.

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WAH, Lai Kum Ming

Our dearest Por Por, Bak Bak passed away peacefully with family by her side. She loved us all very much and we will all miss her dearly. We are all honoured to be part of her family and will cherish the memories we have with her. Forever loved by her grandchildren, Michelle, Stephanie, Christopher, Andrew, Selina, Michael, Timothy, James, Matthew, Nicholas, Justine, Victoria, Kieran, Elgan, Thomas, Shannon, and the late Jeremy, and great-grandchildren Breckin, McKenna, Samantha, Evelyn, Alexis, Zara, Isla, Penelope, Ngahuia, Mei Xing, Te Manawa, and Jia Li.

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TIPPETT, Yvonne Elsie Mary

It is with great sadness that we farewell our mum who passed away peacefully on Monday, February 17, 2020, with her loving family by her side at Southland Hospital. Dearly loved mum of Sheryl, Jassen, and Tania, loved partner of Deyell, and loved sister, aunty and grandmother. A service to celebrate Yvonne’s life will be held in the Avenal Park Chapel, 75 Fox Street, Invercargill, on Friday, February 21, at 1.00pm. Interment at the East Winton Cemetery to follow. Messages to PO Box 1345, Invercargill 9840.

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SOLOMON, Hohepa Allen(Solly)

After a short brief illness passed away 17th February 2020. Beloved husband and soulmate of Amiria (nee Rikiti). Loved father of Rini, Te Ani, Hohepa and Alana. Grandfather of his many mokos and great-mokos. Brother of the late John (Rehu), Trevor (Solly), sister Kaye, Marahera and Te Paea. A service will be held for dad at home 35 Paekiri Street, Turangi, on Thursday 20th February 2020 at 12.00pm, thereafter to the Turangi Public Cemetery.

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LANTSOV, Nicolay Ivanovich

25.08.1965 — 13.02.2020
Sadly passed away, forever in our hearts. – Sonya, Nataliya (Natasha) and family. A private service has been held for Nicolay.

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THOMPSON, John Michael

On February 17, 2020, at Elderslea Rest Home with his family, in his 80th year. Dearly loved husband and best friend of Sally for 55 years. Loved Dad of Neil, Jane and Stuart. Father-in-law of Rochelle, Mark and Lynette. Special father to Chris. Adored Pop of Jess, Ashleigh, Paige, Tyler, Connor and Big Pop of Mitchell. In lieu of flowers, donations to Life Flight Trust would be appreciated online at www.lifeflight.org.nz... or left at the service. A celebration of John’s life will be held in St Hilda’s Anglican Church, Cruickshank Road, Upper Hutt, on Friday, February 21, 2020, at 1.30pm, followed by interment at Akatarawa Cemetery. Please wear summer colours. Messages may be sent to “the Thompson family”, c/- PO Box 30-127, Lower Hutt 5040.

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NEWMAN, Trevor John

Passed away peacefully on Monday, February 17, 2020, at Redwood Lifestyle Care & Village. Aged 80 years. Dearly loved son of the late Bessie Lister, and loved brother and brother-in-law of the late Kevan and Gayle Newman, Charlie Lister, the late Normal Newman, and the late Brian Lister. Sincere thanks to Norma Walsh and the dedicated staff at both the Redwood Rest Home and Hospital. Also to Dr Duncan McAllister and the staff at Springlands Health. Messages may be sent to the Newman Family, c/- P O Box 110, Blenheim 7240. In lieu of flowers, a donation to Hospice Marlborough would be appreciated and may be made at the service or sent to PO Box 411, Blenheim 7240. A funeral service for Trevor will be held at the Mayfield Chapel, cnr Hutcheson and Parker Streets, at 1.30pm on Tuesday, February 25, followed by interment at Upper Wairau Cemetery.

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JOHNSTON, Jayden William

Born May 13, 1999. Suddenly passed on Sunday, February 16, 2020; in his 21st year. Dearly loved son of Jeff and Sue, much loved brother of Holly, Katie, Hannah and Brad, much loved partner of Finlay. Jayden was a great mate to his many friends and a valued member of the Tiger Softball Club, he was also loved by his uncles, aunty’s and cousins. Family and friends are welcome to visit Jayden at 118 Gimblett Place, Invercargill, from Thursday afternoon. A service will be held for Jayden in the Invercargill Christian Centre, 165 Leet Street, on Monday, February 24, at 10.00am, interment will follow at the Otautau Cemetery. (Feel free to wear something pink to the service). In lieu of flowers donations to the Southland Children’s Ward would be appreciated and may be left at the service. Messages to 329 Elles Road, Otautau 9610.

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STEENHART, Lorna

Passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 15, 2020. Aged 92 years. Loved wife of the late Laurie, loved mother and mother-in-law of Tony and Jude, Lyndy Monopoli, and Christine and Len Riding (Bathurst). Special and loved Nan and great-Nan of all her grandchildren. Messages can be sent to the Steenhart family, c/- Shone and Shirley, 164 Tahunanui Drive, Nelson 7011, or made online at www.shoneandshirley.com... If you wish, a donation to the SPCA can be made in Lorna’s memory, and can be sent to the Nelson SPCA, PO Box 50, Nelson 7040, or made online at www.spca.nz... At Lorna’s request a family service was held at the Shone and Shirley Chapel on Tuesday, February 18.

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