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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EVANS, Brian Stanley

Of Feilding. On October 18, 2018, unexpectedly, aged 77 years. Dearly beloved husband and best friend of Ruth for 54 years. Much loved dad of Richard and Anne, Leanne and Kevin Judd, Wayne and Cushla, and Mark and Xiaodan, treasured grandad of Karis, and Robyn; Brayden, Rhys, and Callum; Sienna; and Leo, great-grandad of Ivy, and a loved brother and uncle. A service for Brian will be held at William Cotton & Sons Funeral Chapel, 29 Beattie Street, Feilding, on Monday, October 22, 2018, at 1.00pm, followed by private cremation. In lieu of flowers donations to Feilding Order of St John, PO Box 355, Feilding 4740, would be appreciated and may be left at the service.

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PETERSEN, Shane Chris

Passed away peacefully at
Te Rangimarie Hospice surrounded by his family and friends after a courageous battle with cancer on Thursday 18 October 2018, aged 35 years. Dearly loved Dad of Chloe and CJ. Loved son, brother, brother-in-law and uncle of Annette, Neville and the late Chris, Renae and Ryan, Carolyn, Haley and Tony, Caleb, Prima, and Siahna. Thank you to hospice staff for your love and support. In lieu of flowers donations to Taranaki Hospice would be appreciated and may be left at the service. Messages and memories may be left on Shane’s tribute page at www.eagars.co.nz...
A celebration of Shane’s life will be held at Eagars Te Henui Chapel, 174 Lemon Street, New Plymouth, on Tuesday 23 October 2018 at 2.00pm. A private cremation will be held.

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SHEERIN, Elsie Eldred

Passed away peacefully on Wednesday 17 October 2018 at Cook St Nursing Home. Aged 98 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Bernard. Loved mother of Raymond (dec) and Lee, Ngaire and the late John Chambers, and Sherryl (dec). Loved Nana of Lance, Arron and Dwayne; Marie, Darren and Arlene. Loved Great-Nana to 10 great-grandchildren. Messages may be sent to the family, c/- 2 Orange Blossom Grove, Palmerston North. Ngaire and family would like to acknowledge the wonderful compassion and care of Mum from all the staff at Willard Rest Home during Elsie’s last years and to Cook St Nursing Home more recently. Friends and family are invited to attend a service for Elsie to be held at the Beauchamp Chapel, 167 John F Kennedy Dr, Palmerston North, on Monday 22nd October 2018 at 11.00am, followed by interment at Kelvin Grove Cemetery.
NZIFH

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DOWNES, Hilda

Peacefully at Burwood Hospital, surrounded by her loving family, on October 13, 2018, in her 95th year. Dearly loved wife of the late Ray. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Phillip and Bronwyn, much loved Gran of Jamie and Julia. In accordance with Hilda’s wishes, a private family service has been held. Messages to the late Hilda Downes family may be sent to PO Box 35, Rangiora 7440.

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O’NEILL, Rae Janet

On October 13, 2018, peacefully at home; aged 80 years. Dearly loved wife of Owen. Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Shaun & Judith (New Plymouth), Justine & Mark Morgan (Waikanae). Loved nana of Keiran, Matthew, Robert, Andrew, Caitlin, and Milo the dog. At Rae’s request a private requiem mass has been held.
Waikanae Funeral Home
Tel 04 2936844

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ADDS, Kathleen Hineika

15 October 1930 —
16 October 2018
Loved wife of Bill Adds (15 October 1933 - 11 September 2005), and mother to Peter and Meegan, and Vicki and John. Grandmother to Tia and Xavier, Cherise, Ani-Oriwia, Wiremu and Gabby, Ahikaroa and Te Waiamio. Great-grandmother to William and Laurence. Sister and sister-in-law to Colleen and Elli, Son and Nuna, Lila and Terry, Gan and Pauline, Joe and Beth, Tony, Peggy and Blen, and Teremoana and Celia, all deceased. Sister-in-law to Rosie and Christine. Service at Kairau Marae, 11.00am on Friday 19 October 2018. Private committal to follow.

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TIMMINS, Ernest Peter

Passed peacefully at Elizabeth R Lifecare in Stratford on Friday 28th September 2018. It is sad that I have to write this but wherever you are now, fly free my Mountain Man. You will always have a piece of my heart with you… lots of love from your special girl Annette Winmill. A private cremation was held on 1st October 2018. Messages C/- 58 Cloten Road, Stratford 4332.

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WASHER, Beryl

Our thoughts to Beryl’s family at this sad time. Beryl was our life member and such a huge part of Rahotu Tennis Club. Her ability to encourage people to play was great and she loved to see the young ones giving it a go. You were very much in our thoughts yesterday, Beryl, as we started the new season. — Jo Morgan

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REED, Delwyn Cecelia (Stumpy)

Passed away suddenly at home on the 16th October 2018, aged 71 years. Dearly loved partner of Kevin; mother to Martyn and Paul, and loving nana to her grandchildren. You will be sadly missed Nana Reed. Family and friends are invited to celebrate Delwyn’s life at the Te Aroha Racecourse, Stanley Road, Te Aroha, on Tuesday 23rd October at 1.00pm. Private cremation to follow. Broadway Funeral Home, Short Street, Matamata 3400.

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KARAGEORGE, Tony Plato

Passed away peacefully in Wellington, in the company of his wife, on 16 October 2018, aged 76 years. Dearly loved and respected husband of Denise; beloved papa and father-in-law of George & Georgia, Aspasia & John; dearly loved papou of Poseidon. We had a wonderful life together full of challenges. We overcame them all together, as a family.
Kalo taxithi agapi mas
In lieu of flowers donations to the Wellington Free Ambulance, PO Box 601, Wellington, would be appreciated and may be left at the service. Messages to ‘the Karageorge family’ may be placed in Tony’s tribute book at www.tributes.co.nz... or posted c/- PO Box 14-366, Kilbirnie 6241. Funeral details to be advised.

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LARKINS, Marcia Ann

Passed away at home, aged 55. Loved daughter of Sarah, Bill (dec), and stepfather Kees (dec). Adored mother of Halem, Kingi, Wi (dec), Zoey, Huriana, Skylynne and Morgan. Cherished Nanny, sister, niece, cousin, aunty and friend. Messages to the Larkins family may be left in Marcia’s tribute book at www.tributes.co.nz... or posted c/- PO Box 14-366, Kilbirnie 6241. Marcia will lay at Takapuwahia Marae, 23 Ngatitoa Street, Takapuwahia, Porirua, until Friday 19th October 2018. She will then be laid to rest at 1.30pm at Makara Cemetery.

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DOCKERTY, Ruth Elaine

On Tuesday, October 16, 2018, passed away peacefully at The Village Palms Retirement Village, aged 76 years. Dearly loved wife of Stan for 59 years. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Neil, Wendy, Janene and Gary. Loved nana of ten, and great-nana of five. Special thanks to Fitzgerald House, and The Village Palms for their wonderful care of Ruth. Messages may be addressed to the Dockerty Family, C/- 19 London Street, Christchurch 8013. In lieu of flowers donations to St John Ambulance would be appreciated and can be made online at bit.ly... or at the service. A Celebration of Ruth’s life will be held in the John Rhind Chapel, entry from London and Whitmore Streets, Christchurch, Tomorrow (Friday), at 1.00pm.

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CALDER, Elizabeth (Betty)

On Tuesday, October 16, 2018, peacefully passed away surrounded by her loving family at Vickery Court, in her 93rd year. Beloved wife of the late Ian, wonderful Mum and Mum-in-law of Rod and Shona, Julie and Mel, Charlie and Elizabeth, adored Nana Bet to Nicky, Karen and Zane, Jennifer, Ngaia and Jules, Angie and Adrian, and great-Nana to William, Amelia, Otis and Laurelle.
The “Silver Bullet” has come
to the end of her trajectory.
Betty will be resting at 334 Gore Street, Bluff, until her service. A service to celebrate Betty’s life will be held in the Avenal Park Chapel, 75 Fox Street, Invercargill, on Friday, October 19, at 10.00am, private cremation to follow. Special thanks to the wonderful staff of Vickery Court. Messages to 116 Marine Parade, Bluff 9814.

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PRICE, Wallace Percival Roy (Wally)

A gentle man at rest
Fly free Dad
Beloved Dad and Grandad of Val and Glenn.
Remembered
with love always

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WIKAIRE, Alan (Barney)

Of Palmerston North. It is with deepest regret that the whanau of Pa Barney Wikaire (Alan Charles Dean Wikaire) inform you of the sad passing of our partner, pa, papa, son, brother, uncle, and friend to all, of his passing on Tuesday, 16th October 2018. We invite you all to join us to Celebrate the life of Pa on Saturday, 20th October 2018 at 10.00am, in the Terracehaven Chapel, 697 Main Street, Palmerston North. All are welcome to attend.
Ehara Taku toa o te toa takitahi,
Engari te toa takimano.
Messages to the Wikaire Family, C/- PO Box 5191, Palmerston North 4441.

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