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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SMYTHE, Kelvin George

Passed away peacefully surrounded by family on 13th October 2018, in his 81st year. Loving husband of Barbara, and adored brother of Averil. Cherished and much loved father and father-in-law of Ann & Malcolm, and Helen & Martin. Very much loved and awesome Granddad to Charlotte, Sophie, Georgia, Anna, Callum and Becky. A service to celebrate Kelvin’s life will be held on Wednesday 24th October 2018 at 1.00pm at Trinity St. Paul’s Union Parish Church, Queen Street, Cambridge. In memory of Kelvin, donations to Hospice Waikato would be appreciated and can be left at the service. All communications please to the Smythe Family, PO Box 844, Cambridge 3450.
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MUIR, David Joseph William (Dave)

Passed away October 14, 2018, after a courageous battle with cancer, aged 63 years. Dearly loved son/stepson of Shirley and Les Henson. Loved brother and brother-in-law of Janine and Pete, Sheryl and Brent, Ian and Debbie, Vonna and Dennis. A loved uncle of his nieces and nephews.
Sadly missed always, in our hearts, never forgotten.

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MACASKILL, Margaret Jean

On October 13, 2018, peacefully surrounded by family, aged 87 years. Loved wife of the late Allan. Cherished mother and mother-in-law of Anne & Martin, and Keith & Varvara. Grandmother of Matthew, and Melissa. Loved “GG” of her great-grandchildren. Following Margaret’s wishes a private service has been held.

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POOLE, William Smith Hall (Willie)

Peacefully on October 14, 2018, at Fergusson Rest Home, aged 90 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Dorothy. Much loved father and father-in-law of John & Rewa and Anne & John. Dearly loved grandad of James & Rose, Brendan & Danielle, and Louise. Step- grandad of Paul. Treasured great-grandad of Evie. In lieu of flowers donations to the Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated, and may be left at the service. A funeral for Willie will be held in Kingswood, cnr King and Cairo Sts, Upper Hutt, on Friday, October 19, at 10.30am, followed by private cremation. All Messages to ‘the Poole family’ C/- PO Box 30-127, Lower Hutt.

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MARSHALL, Barry

Aged 72. Passed away on October 12, 2018, after a short illness. A brother who will be sadly missed by his sister Judith. Also uncle to Lorraine and Garry Price and family (Nelson).

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EDWARDS, Ida Moran (nee Casey)

Passed away peacefully on 12th October 2018 at home surrounded by family, in her 96th year. Beloved wife of the late Keith. Loving mother to Sharron and Dennice. Cherished nanna, grand-nanna and
great-naan.
She will be sorely
missed by all.
Rest in Peace
A service for Ida will be held at the Manukau Memorial Gardens Chapel, Auckland, on Saturday, 20 October 2018 at 11.00am, followed by private cremation. All communications to the Edwards family C/- PO Box 5523, Frankton, Hamilton 3242.

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ROBINSON, Reverend Moorie (Joan Moore) (nee Pope)

Moorie got her wish on a beautiful Sunday morning passing away peacefully at the Rhapsody Rest Home on 14th October 2018, aged 93 years. Dearly loved wife of Malcom (deceased) for 59 years. Much loved mum and mother-in-law of Carolyn & Noel Coxhead, Dianne & Carl Burt, Kathie & Graham Third, and Helen & Dave Spencley. Loved Nanny, Adventure Nanny and Morenanny of her cherished 11 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren. Dearly loved sister of Avril Head (deceased) and Helen Attridge. Special thanks to the very caring staff at the Rhapsody Rest Home and to Dr Matt Dalman for their support and care of Mum over the past 2 and a half years. All messages to the Robinson Family c/- 174 Lemon Street, New Plymouth 4312, or may be left at www.eagars.co.nz.... In preference to flowers a donation may be made to Hospice Taranaki and left at the service. A celebration of Moorie’s life will be held at St Barnabas Anglican Church, Tasman Street, Opunake, on Tuesday 30 October 2018, at 1.30pm. To be followed by a private burial.

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GRANT, Patrick

Patrick, aged 91 years, passed away peacefully on October 15, 2018, at his home at Fitzroy, of Merivale. Precious father of Robert, Anastacia, Neil and Maree, and loved father-in-law, grandfather and great-grandfather. Treasured friend of Hugh McElevey. The family would like to thank all the staff at Fitzroy for their genuine love and care of Patrick. Patrick is lying at the family home, friends are welcome to visit to share time with him and family from 5.00pm on Thursday, October 18. A funeral service for Patrick will be held at the Holy Trinity Catholic Church (Corner of Jeffries and Idris Roads), on Friday, October 19, at 11.00am. Thereafter a private cremation. Messages C/- the Grant Family to PO Box 35046, Christchurch.

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FARQUHAR, Noeline Joyce

Peacefully at Thornleigh Park Rest Home on Sunday, October 14, 2018, aged 87 years. Loved wife of the late Owen (OD). Loved mother and mother-in-law of Raewyn and Neil Wisnewski (Australia). Loved Grandmother of Emma and Leon, David and Caitlin, Jordan and Cass, Samuel, Isaac, Bek and Jesse. Great-Grandmother to Byron, Paige, Michaela, Oliver and Harper. Loved sister to Alison and Melva, sister-in-law and aunt to many. A Memorial Service for Noeline will be held in the Radius Thornleigh Park Recreation Room, 25 Heta Road, New Plymouth, on Friday, 19 October 2018 at 2.00pm.

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MAGGS, Marta Theresia

Passed away peacefully at Palm Grove Rest Home, on Wednesday, October 3, 2018, aged 89 years. Dearly loved wife of the late James. Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Marie and Trevor Cliff, and the late Robert (Bob). Loved grandmother to Tom and Mel and their partners Shelby and Liam. Great-grandmother to Abbie. Our special thanks go to all of the staff at Palm Grove for all their kindness and help they gave to Marta. Messages to the Maggs family, c/- 19 London Street, Christchurch 8013 or www.heavenaddress.co.nz... In lieu of flowers donations to the SPCA may be made online only via bit.ly.... A service to celebrate Marta’s life will be held at the John Rhind Chapel, entry from London and Whitmore Sts, Tomorrow (Thursday), at 4.00pm, followed by a private cremation.

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RIDDELL, Luke Thomas Reihana Mason

On Saturday, October 13, 2018, in Christchurch. Loved, cherished and adored fiancé of Wiona, daddy of Jakarta, son of Jodi and Tom, a treasured brother, step-son, uncle, moko, nephew, cousin, and godfather.
‘May you rest in love, safely
in the arms of God and
with those who have
gone before us.’
Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Luke Riddell, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545.

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SANDERS, Winifred (Wyn)

On October 15, 2018, at Tauranga Hospital, aged 88 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Jack Sanders. Dearly loved sister of Harry Hadwin (dec), John Hadwin, and Dorothy Hooley (dec). Dearly loved aunty of Kim and Daren Ross, Susan, and Leanne Hadwin, Carl Hadwin and dearly loved great-aunty of Kieran and Alice Ross, and Karl Ross.
“Loved and remembered always in our hearts”
Special thanks to the staff of Ward 2B, Tauranga Hospital, for their care and support. In lieu of flowers, donations to the National Heart Foundation of NZ would be appreciated and may be left at the service. A service for Wyn will be held at the Pyes Pa Memorial Park Chapel, 403 Pyes Pa Road, Tauranga, on Saturday, October 20 at 11.00am.

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WHITLA, Mary Josephine

A much beloved sister, and sister-in-law, and Aunty Mary of all her nieces and nephews.

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FARQUHAR, Noeline

We will fondly remember our visits with special treats to brighten your days. Our reward was your gorgeous smile. We promise to always add salt when we cook. Love from your Goddaughter Sheila, nursey niece Sue, sisters-in-law Betty and Helen, and great-niece Lori.

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ANDERSON, Roger William Keith

On October 14, 2018, passed away at Christchurch Hospital, aged 79 years. Loved father of Deidre, Jayne, Dougal, and Elizabeth, loved father-in-law, grandfather and great-grandfather. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Roger Anderson, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. In lieu of flowers, donations to St John Ambulance would be appreciated and may be made at the service. Roger’s Funeral Service will be held in our Westpark Chapel, 467 Wairakei Road, Burnside, Tomorrow (Thursday), at 10.00am, private cremation thereafter.

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