Death Notices

A place to remember and celebrate the lives of those no longer with us

Recent Notices in New Zealand

Death

FAIRCLOTH, Marjorie Doreen(nee Luckman)

On 14th July 2018 at Malvina Major Hospital; in her 98th year. Dearly loved and special sister and sister-in-law of Carol and Brian Kennedy, and loved aunt of Leanne Kennedy and Melanie Clark.
A patient sufferer at rest

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HAZLETT, Louise Anne (nee Woodcock)

Of Lower Hutt. At peace after a long illness at Sevenoaks Hospital, Paraparaumu, on Saturday 14 July 2018. Aged 69 years. Loved daughter of the late Dave & Nan Woodcock. Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Virginia & David Goodman (USA), and the late Maxwell. Loved sister of Kate Martin and Philippa Woodcock, niece of Nola Quigan, cousin of Gavin Quigan, and aunt of Silvia Martin (Spain). In lieu of flowers, donations to Dementia Wellington, PO Box 39393, WMC, Lower Hutt 5045 would be appreciated. Heartfelt thanks to Sevenoaks, Elder Family Matters and Community Connections for their love and care of Louise in the past years. A service to farewell Louise will be held at the Funeral Home Chapel, 9-11 Hinemoa Street, Paraparaumu, on Monday 23 July 2018 at 1.30pm, to be followed by private cremation. Messages to "The Hazlett Family" PO Box 119, Paraparaumu 5254.
Kapiti Coast Funeral Home
FDANZ – NZIFH 04 298-5168

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DALZELL, Edith Elizabeth

On July 18, 2018, peacefully at Ngaio Marsh Rest Home, in her 96th year. Dearly loved daughter of the late Anthony (Tim) and Maria (Ria) Dalzell. Loved cousin of the late Betty Coulter and all the Coulter family.
At Rest
Messages to The family of Edith Dalzell, c/- PO Box 26-112, Christchurch 8148. A graveside service for Edith will be held in the Sydenham Cemetery, 1 Simeon Street, Somerfield, on Tuesday, July 24, at 1.30pm.

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FARRELL, Edward Patrick (Eddie)

Of Palmerston North. On July 18th, 2018, (peacefully) at Brightwater Home. Aged 87 years. Dearly loved husband of Mary for 61 years, loved father of Janice and Graham Bennett, Audrey and Murray Smith, Rita and Mike Warwick, and Paula and Stephen West, cherished Grandad of his nine grandchildren and all his great-grandchildren, and a loved brother and brother-in-law. Messages to the Farrell Family, C/- PO Box 5191, Palmerston North 4441. A Requiem Mass for Eddie will be celebrated at the Cathedral of the Holy Spirit, 197 Broadway Ave, Palmerston North, on Thursday, July 26th, 2018, at 1.30pm.

Death

TREVELYAN, Anthony Robert (Tony)

On July 17, 2018, peacefully at Anthony Wilding Hospital, Christchurch; aged 83 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Jeanette, much loved father and father-in-law of Jill and Chris, Andrew and Jo, Peter, and David and Rachel. Adored grandfather of Ben, Libby and Isla, and best mate of Mike Gillespie. Thanks to the amazing team at Anthony Wilding for their exceptional love and care. Messages to the Trevelyan family, c/- PO Box 111-01, Christchurch 8443. A private cremation has been held.

Death

COOPER, Dennis

Passed away peacefully at Woodlands Rest Home on Wednesday, July 18, 2018, aged 92 years. Dearly loved husband and best friend of Shirley. Loved father of Jon (UK) and the late Nicholas, also father to Tasha, Jayne, and George. Loved and respected grandfather and great-grandfather. Many thanks to the wonderful staff of Woodlands and to family and friends for their care and support. Messages to 13A Ledger Avenue, Motueka 7120. As Dennis wished, a private service has been held.
"Here he lies where he longed to be,
Home is the sailor, home from the sea,
And the hunter home from the hill."

Death

HARRIS, James Albert

Passed away peacefully at Christchurch Hospital on Thursday, July 19, 2018, aged 79 years. Beloved husband of Rona, and the late Ann. Father of Teresa. Loved brother and brother-in-law of Frank (deceased) and Margaret, Michael and Jeanette. A loved uncle of his nieces and nephews. Special thanks to Dr Rex Yule, the staff at Amberley Medical Center and Christchurch Hospital for their care of James. Messages to the Harris family c/- 19 London Street, Christchurch 8013. In accordance with James’ wishes a private cremation has taken place.

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McELLIGOTT, Ronald James (Ron)

FREINZ
Passed peacefully at Summerset Hospital, surrounded by family on Tuesday 17 July 2018. Aged 83 years. Loved husband of Mary for over 55 years. Loved Dad of Mark & Julie, Dean & Anita, and Rachael & Steve. Grandee of James, Caitlin, Leah, Ella, and Caitlin. Brother of the late Marie, and brother-in-law to Ray, Sue, and Jonty. Loved by the Henty and Markham Clan. Sincere thanks to all the carers who supported Ron over the last months. A memorial gathering for Ron will be held at the Paraparaumu Beach Golf Club, Kapiti Road, Paraparaumu, on Thursday 26 July 2018 at 2.00pm. Messages to "The McElligott Family" PO Box 119, Paraparaumu 5254.
Kapiti Coast Funeral Home
NZIFH FDANZ
04 2985168

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MEHANEY, Peter John

Passed away peacefully on Sunday 15 July 2018. Loved brother and brother-in-law of Bill Mehaney, and Adrienne and Geof Thomson (New Plymouth).

Death

WALDRON, Jean Dorothy (nee Brehaut)

Peacefully in her sleep, surrounded by family at Christchurch Hospital, on Thursday, July 19, 2018. Dearly loved wife of Robert (Bob), mother and mother-in-law of Debbie and Gary, and Joanne, and nana of Hayden, and Cameron. Thank you to all the staff at Woodcote Retirement Village and Christchurch Hospital for their care of Jean. Messages to the Waldron Family, C/- PO Box 31300, Christchurch 8444. A private family service has been held.

Death

GALLAGHAN, William Henry (Harry)

On July 19, 2018 peacefully at Elderslea Rest Home, Upper Hutt; aged 88 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Barbara. Much loved father and father-in-law of Brian & Tania, Michael & Kay, Stephen & Robyn. Loved Grandad & Great-Grandad. Special thanks to Elderslea for their care. A service to celebrate Harry’s life will be held in Kingswood, Cnr King & Cairo Streets, Upper Hutt, on Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at 10.30am, followed by private cremation. Messages may be sent to “the Gallaghan family”, C/- PO Box 30-127, Lower Hutt 5040.

Death

ROKER, Audrey Mary

Passed away July 16, 2018, aged 82 years, after a courageous battle. At peace now, pain free.
The wind beneath her wings.
Loved partner of Tony Weston. Loved Mum and friend of Michele and Brian Hawkins, Kerry and the late Lindsay Purcell, Jonathan Roker and Shirley Scott. Cherished Nana and great-Nana of all her little ones. Thank you to the wonderful staff at Margaret Wilson Hospital. At Audrey’s request a private cremation has been held. Messages to 14 Rugby Street, Timaru.
Heartland Funerals Ltd

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DOWD, Berenice Elizabeth (Bernie)

Peacefully on July 17, 2018, at Te Omanga Hospice, Lower Hutt. Loved wife of the late Dennis Dowd. Loved mum to Wayne & Keli, and Linda & Nathan. Loving sister to Francis. Donations to Te Omanga Hospice may be left at the service. Special thanks to Wellington Hospital, Te Omanga Hospice and Gee and Hickton Funeral Directors. A celebration for Bernie will be held at Kingswood, cnr King and Cairo Sts, Upper Hutt, on Monday, 23 July 2018, at 10.30am, followed by a private cremation. Messages may be posted to “the Dowd family” c/- PO Box 30 127, Lower Hutt 5040.

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SPEEDY, Mary Haken (nee Webb)

Passed away peacefully at home on 18 July 2018. Dearly loved and cherished mother, Nana and Great-Nan. A service for Mary will be held at Trinity St Paul’s Union Parish of Cambridge, corner Queen & Bryce Streets, Cambridge, on Tuesday 24 July 2018 at 1.30pm, followed by private cremation.

Death

PETERS, Rosemary May (nee Ramsay)

14.5.1940 — 14.7.2018
Loving mother of Vicki, Susan, Michael, Keri and Shane. Loved sister to Marlene, Shirley, Robert, Betty (dec) and David (dec), sister-in-law to Kay and Janet. Cousins Cathy, Valerie and Margaret. Grandmother of nine, great-grandmother of twelve, great-great-grandmother of two. Daughter of Gertrude Emily Ramsay (nee Hansen) and John Ramsay (both dec), and wife to late husband Louis Peters. Her funeral was on Wednesday, July 18, 2018, at Ruru Lawn Cemetery in Christchurch. We would also like to thank everyone who attended the afternoon tea at Rose’s after the service and making it a lovely gathering to remember her life.

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