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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CRAWSHAW, Milly

44 years to a very, very special friend. Taken far too early. You will always be in our hearts. Love and miss you forever. Emma and Family.

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ERSKINE, Nita Beryl (nee Power)

Of Dannevirke. Aged 82 years. On 20th July 2018, peacefully at home with her family. Dearly loved wife and friend of Bernard, much loved Mum to Roger, Pauline (Deceased), Brian and Paula, Carolyn and Haddon Beer, and treasured Granny to Kieran, Alisah, Jayson, and Tialah; Ryan, Loren (Deceased) and Paige. A Service to Celebrate Nita's life will be held in Knox Church, Swinburn Street, Dannevirke, on Tuesday 24th July at 1.30pm, followed by interment at the Mangatera Lawn Cemetery.

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SEXTUS, Barbara Anne

Suddenly at home on Friday 20 July 2017. Dearly loved wife of John, loved mother and mother-in-law of Iain and Katherine, Bevan and Cathy, Warwick and Amanda. Cherished Nana of Abbey, Heidi and Ben; Claudia, Blair and Eden; Oscar and Emma. Funeral details to be advised.

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SMITH, Jennifer Anne (Jenny) (nee Jacobs)

Passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, at Wellington Hospital, on 19th July 2018, in her 75th year. Dearly loved wife of Bevan for 48 years. Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Jacqueline, Michael and Melissa, Christopher and Anne. Devoted Nana to Ella and Saoirse. Much loved sister of Helen and Linda and aunt to Brant and Rachael. A celebration of Jenny’s life will be held in St Timothy’s Presbyterian Church, 16 Te Pene Avenue, Titahi Bay, Porirua, at 11.00am, on Tuesday 24th July, followed by private cremation. In lieu of flowers donations to the Wellington Free Ambulance would be appreciated and can be left at the service. Any messages can be sent to PO Box 50514, Porirua, or left at www.heavenaddress.co.nz...
Gee & Hickton - PORIRUA
www.geeandhickton.co.nz...
Tel. (04) 2375332. FDANZ

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LAWSON, Brian James

Surrounded by his loving family on July 20, 2018, back home in Cromwell, where he most wanted to be. Life-long love of Jill Lawson. Adored dad of Kathy, Deborah, Vicky and Michael, father-in-law to Reece, Pera and Aimee. Much loved granddad to Taineara, Erin, Cisco, MacKenzie, Alfie and Baylee. Cherished brother to Wayne, Barbara, Graham, Trish and brother-in-law to Owen and Bruce. He leaves his best catch behind but he’ll be waiting on the lake. Service details to follow. Donations to the Otago Community Hospice welcome in lieu of flowers.
Cared for by
Affinity Funerals
Central Otago &
Lakes District
F.D.A.N.Z.

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DAY, Warren Edward

Passed away peacefully after a long battle, aged 69 years. Dearly loved husband of Ruthie, and cherished father of Richard, Belinda, Pip and Wayne, and adored Poppy to the grandies Jacob, Charlie, Max & Gus, he "will be greatly missed". The burial and blessing will be held at 1.00pm on Tuesday 24th July at the Clareville Cemetery, Chester Road, Carterton, followed by a memorial service to celebrate Warren's life at 2.00pm at the Masterton Club, 98 Chapel Street. All communications to the Day Family, 23b Cole Street, Masterton.

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HEREWINI, Rutu (Rangiwhetu) (nee Ruru)

Peacefully passed away at New Plymouth Base Hospital on Wednesday, 18th July 2018. Nanny will lay at Aotearoa Pa until Monday, 23rd July 2018 at 11.00am, followed by interment at Wiriwiri urupa.

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WESTENRA, June Florence

Passed away peacefully in Auckland Hospital on 18 July 2018, aged 66. Beloved wife of Jeremy of 34 years, adored mother of Richard and his wife Ellen, Lucy and her partner Paul, and a generous fun- loving friend to so many. We will farewell June at 1.30pm on Tuesday 24 July, at St Mary’s-in-Holy Trinity, Parnell. Bright colours and your favourite lippy to honour her spirit and courage. In lieu of flowers, donations to her favourite cause Riding for the Disabled.
State of Grace East
09 5270366

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McNATTY, Marilyn Frances

On Friday, July 20, 2018, at Rowena Jackson. Dearly loved wife of the late Morrell. Loved mum of Bernie and Hunter Milne, Sharon and Wayne Keenan, Kevin and Carolin McNatty. Loved nana of Sam and Tegan, Alice and Myles, and Lucy; Matthew and Jess, Ben and Georgia, and Josh. Loved daughter of Honey* and Frank* McGrath, loved sister and sister-in-law of Veronica and Eddie Bone, Vincent Perniskie*, Julianna* and Dave* McHugh, Gerardine* and Jim* Marshall, Max McNatty* Judy Hollows and Gavin Wotherspoon, Garry McNatty and Teresa Purcell, Lyn and David Titley, Karen and Mike Jansen, Noel and Heather McNatty. Loved auntie of her nieces and nephews. A service to celebrate Marilyn’s life will be held in the Sacred Heart Church, on Tuesday, July 24, 2018, at 2.00pm. The service will conclude with the burial at the Wallacetown Cemetery. Messages to 1807 Winton Lorneville Highway, Invercargill 9876.
(*denotes deceased)

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KELLY, Jocelyn Marion

Passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at Shona McFarlane, on 20 July 2018. Loved wife of the late William (Bern). Loved mother and mother-in-law of John & Barbara, Graeme & Margaret, Tracey & Joe Carlin. Special nana of James and Sally, Kate, and Zoe; great-nana of Emma. A service for Jocelyn will be held in Cornwall Manor, cnr Knights Road and Cornwall Streets, Lower Hutt, on Friday 27 July 2018, at 2.00pm, and thereafter private cremation.

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NOTMAN, Douglas Stuart (Stu)

At Wyndham Rest Home, on Wednesday, July 18, 2018. Loved husband of Robyn, loved father and father-in-law of Hamish (Oamaru), Michelle and Hoani (Invercargill), and loved Pop of Iwi, Kade, and Reeva. A service for Stu will be held in the Wyndham Memorial Hall, on Tuesday, July 24, at 1.30pm, then leaving for Wyndham Cemetery. Messages to 24 Alma Street, Wyndham 9831.
Southern Funeral Home
Gore, F.D.A.N.Z.

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NICKLESS, Mary Margaret

On July 19, 2018, peacefully at Christchurch Hospital; in her 76th year. Dearly loved wife of the late Peter Nickless. Much loved mother of Tony and Lee (deceased), Carol and Tony (UK), and Fiona (UK). Loved grandma Mary of Emma and Sam, Luke, Ethan, Shanaya, Lee (UK), Laura (UK) and Sarah (UK). Great-grandmother of Xander, Hunter and Evie (UK). Loved sister-in-law to Phil and Chris (UK) and also loved by her extended family. At Mary’s request a private cremation has been held. Messages to the Nickless family, c/- PO Box 111-01, Christchurch 8443.

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O’NEILL, Keith Graham

(b. January 26, 1937). On July 18, 2018, Keith passed away peacefully at Christchurch Hospital, aged 81 years. Dearly loved husband of Lynette, son, father, brother, grandad, uncle, father-in-law and friend. The family would like to extend their thanks for all the wonderful, respectful care of Keith and Lynette by family, friends, medical and other support services. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Keith O’Neill, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. A link to the live webcast is available on the obituaries page at www.lambandhayward.co.nz... No flowers by request. A Service for Keith will be held in our Westpark Chapel, 467 Wairakei Road, Burnside, on Tuesday, July 24, at 2.00pm. Everybody welcome. Followed by a private cremation for immediate family.

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NICKLESS, Mary Margaret (nee Brosnahan)

Dearly loved daughter of the late Eugene and Beryl Brosnahan, much loved sister of Sam (deceased); and Adele, Betty; and Harry Loose (deceased), Colleen; and Colin McKenzie (deceased), Terry and Susan, Patricia (deceased); and Gordon Scott, Kathleen; and Gus Burke (deceased), Carol and Eric Zuppicich and Nancy and Brian Sharr. Loved by her many nieces and nephews.
Happy family memories
R.I.P.

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TELEAGA-MATTHEWS, Rangimaria-Grace

Surrounded by her loving family on Tuesday 17 July 2018, aged 5 years. “Our Pretty Girl” our gift of life given from God has sadly been called back home into the peaceful arms of our loving Lord Jesus Christ. Loved daughter of Joseph and Ana. Beloved little sister of Stehlmen, Jurrney, Kiarah and Nirvana. She will be dearly missed by her grandparents, great-grandparents, aunties, uncles, cousins, friends and her Rangikura School family. A funeral service to celebrate Rangimaria-Grace’s life will be held in the Hosanna Church, 2 Driver Crescent, Cannons Creek, Porirua, on Tuesday 24 July at 11.00am, thereafter to the Whenua Tapu Cemetery.

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