Death Notices

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

Recent Notices in New Zealand

Death

BEATTIE, Joy Isobell (nee Hastie)

Peacefully on Monday, April 15, 2019, surrounded by her loving family at Gore Hospital. Dearly loved wife of the late Stanley Beattie. Much loved Mum of Warren and the late Kaye (Mataura), Paul and Kay (Cromwell), Clive (Christchurch), Sonia and John Craig (Gore), Vicki and Michael O’Neill (Gore), and special friend of Sue (Christchurch). Loved and special Nanny and Grandma of her 11 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Much loved sister-in-law and lifelong friend of Betty Hastie, a loved sister, sister-in-law, and aunty of all her nieces and nephews.
‘Will be sorely missed, but together again with Stanley’
In accordance with Mum’s wishes a private service will be held. Special thanks to Shirley and her team at Parata Resthome, and to the staff of Gore Hospital. Messages to 12 Ontario Street, Gore 9710.

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McELDOWNEY, Donald James (Don)

Passed away peacefully on Sunday 14th April 2019, aged 81. Dearly loved son of the late James and Doris McEldowney, much loved brother and brother-in-law of Neil and Mary McEldowney, Ray and Judy McEldowney, Lily, Joyce (all deceased), Eunice and the late Gordon Phipps, Mary (deceased) and Maurice Gordon, Dennis McEldowney and Eileen, Lance McEldowney and Angela, Hope and Gus McCutcheon. A service for Don will be held at St Andrew’s Church, 72 Liardet Street, New Plymouth, on Wednesday 24th April 2019 at 10.00am, then on to Okato Cemetery.

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DUNNINGS, Catherine Louisa (Betty)

On 15 April 2019, at Eldersea Rest Home. Loved Mum of Stan & Lynne, John & Moira, Helen & Steve (Lacey), and Keith. Beloved Nana of three generations. A memorial service for Betty will be held in Cornwall Manor, cnr Knights Road and Cornwall Street, Lower Hutt, on Wednesday, 24 April 2019 at 1.00pm.

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INWOOD, Hazel Mary

On April 15, 2019, peacefully in her 102nd year, at Bainswood on Victoria, beloved wife of the late Stan, loving sister of the late Ruby, May, Jack, Ivy, Tom, and Zoe, and a loved aunty and friend to many.
At Rest
A special thanks to the wonderful staff at Bainswood for all their care and support shown to Hazel. Messages to 14 Haddon Lane, Harewood, Christchurch 8051. The Funeral Service will be held in the Anglican Church of Ascension, 77 Princes Street, Waikari, Tomorrow (Thursday), at 11.00am, thereafter private.

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VOYCE, Neill Thomas

On April 12, 2019, in his 82nd year. Loved son of the late Thomas and Elsie Voyce. Brother of Vivienne Lord (Masterton), and Evan Voyce (Eastbourne). Cousin of Lyn Lamb, and uncle of his 6 nieces and nephews. At Neill’s request there will be no funeral service. In his memory donations can be made to the Cancer Society PO Box 121, Masterton 5840. All messages c/- PO Box 460, Masterton 5840. A private cremation has been held.
Wairarapa Funeral Services
www.wairarapafunerals.co.nz...
FDANZ Masterton

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FREE, Margaret Ann

Suddenly on Monday 15th April 2019 at Palmerston North Hospital. Loved wife of Brian. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Robyn and Garry, Micheal and Maire, Brenda and Alan. Loved grandmother of Gareth, Josephine, Kate and Rachel. Loved daughter of Marjorie and the late Joe, and sister of Ron, Bruce and Peter. In lieu of flowers a donation to Arohanui Hospice, PO Box 5349, Palmerston North 4441, would be appreciated or may be left in the Chapel foyer. A service for Ann will be held in the Terracehaven Chapel, 697 Main Street, Palmerston North, on Thursday 18th April 2019 at 1.30pm, followed by interment at Kelvin Grove Cemetery.

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THATCHER, Roy Brice

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MARTUL, Helena

Passed very peacefully with her beloved husband Wladek at her side, on Saturday, 13 April 2019, at Sevenoaks. Cherished Mama of Jasiu (dec) & Helen, and Basia & Edziu. Loving Babcia of Stefan & Kerry, Marek & Kasia, and Helcia & Shane. Pra Babcia of Ruby, Olive, Ellie and Daniela.
You will be greatly missed
and forever in our hearts
and memories.
Sincere thanks to the staff in Kauri Wing at Sevenoaks, who took great care of her over the last 4 years. A private funeral service has been held.
Kapiti Coast Funeral Home
FDANZ–NZIFH 04 298-5168

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MIHAERE, Alma Edmond

MNZM
Died peacefully at home surrounded by family, aged 88 years. Dearly loved by his three sons - Rex, Tama, Clarke and daughter Desiree (deceased). Beloved partner of K. Mere Waitaiki. Step-dad of Phyllis, Keri, Hine, Derrick and Natalie. Loving koro to his whãnau whãnui. Loved and respected by all of those lives he touched, be it sporting or community organisations. The whanau are ever so grateful to Dr McCabe and to Te Omanga Hospice staff for their compassionate care.
"Kua hinga te tõtara i
Te Waonui a Tãne"

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van ROON, Anna Maria (nee Blom)

17.8.1919 — 8.4.2019
Formerly of Taumarunui. Died peacefully at Whangarei Hospital. Oldest daughter of Agnes Dijkman and Dirk Blom. Loved wife of Guus (deceased), mother and mother-in-law of Henri and Marjorie van Roon (Auckland), Els and Cor Tambach (Netherlands), Agnes and Brett Robinson (Hamilton), Thea and George Skuse (Whangarei). Oma of eight and Great-Oma of eight.
A long and adventurous life.
Will be sadly missed by family and friends. A Memorial service to be held later in the year. All communications to the “van Roon family” at PO Box 6934, Wellesley Street West, Auckland 1141, or vanroonhenri@gmail.com

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BUIST, Coralie Maud (nee Andrews)

On 16 April 2019 at Millvale House, Waikanae, aged 74. Loved wife of Rowin, mother of Grant and Natasha, grandmother of Torben and Sylvie, and sister of Gail. Thanks to all who eased a long journey, especially the staff at Alzheimers Wellington, and Kapiti Cottage. A service will be held in Cedarwood, 17-21 Parata Street Waikanae, on Friday 26 April at 1.30pm, followed by private cremation at Kaitawa Crematorium.
Waikanae Funeral Home
Tel 04 2936844

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WISE, Tom Ernest

Passed away peacefully at the Marlborough Hospice on April 16, 2019. Dearly loved husband of Margaret. Much loved only brother of Marion (Takaka). Messages to 281 Rarangi Beach Road, RD3, Blenheim 7273. At Tom’s request, a private cremation has been held.

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MATHEWS, David William (Max)

Service No. 452272 LAC RNZ Airforce and Service No. 813725 PTE NZ Army J Force. Peacefully on 15th April 2019 at Waikato Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. Aged 92 years. Much loved father and father-in-law of Ruth and Ray, Louise-ann and Phil, Elizabeth and Ivan, Maxine and Mike. Adored Grandad/Poppa Max to 7 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Longtime friend and companion to Janet. A service for Max will be held at the Tokoroa Club, Chambers Street, on Thursday 18th April at 11.00am, followed by interment at the Tokoroa Lawn Cemetery.
South Waikato Funeral Services Ltd, FDANZ
PO Box 459, Tokoroa 3444

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TAYLOR, Lorena Anne

Passed away suddenly on April 9, 2019. Loved mother of Jackie and Christina, loved mother-in-law of Grant and Phil. Loved grandmother of Kristin, Finn, and Poppy. Loved sister of Alan, John, Bill, Lynn, Jill, and Heather. Loved partner of Clarry. Loved aunty, sister-in-law, daughter, daughter-in-law, cousin and friend, and loved by all the animals. A private funeral was held last week.
Will be missed very much
by those who were blessed
to know her.

Death

HALL, Janet Rose Stewart (Jenny)

On April 15th 2019. Much loved wife of the late Peter, loving mother of Julia, Sally and James. Loved mother-in-law of Sarah and the late Christopher. Devoted grandmother of Katie, Georgie, Dan, Sam, Annabel and Sophie. In lieu of flowers, donations to Mary Potter Hospice would be appreciated and may be sent to PO Box 7442, Wellington South 6242. A private service will be held next week followed by a cremation. A celebration of Jenny’s life will be held at the Wellington Club, Level 4/88 The Terrace, Wellington, on Tuesday, April 23rd, at 2.30pm.

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