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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BOUSTRIDGE, Kay Frances (nee Clarke)

(Nurse Angel) Passed away peacefully after a long, brave battle, in the loving care of Kahurangi Family Home, Te Nikau Grey Hospital, on October 7, 2020, aged 64. Beloved wife of Ian, deeply loved mum and mother-in-law of Clark (deceased) & Sally, and Lauren, cherished daughter of the late Henry & Kath Clarke, cherished daughter-in-law of the late Ace & Margaret Boustridge, much loved sister and sister-in-law of Anne & Bill Sissons, Jane & Pat Clayton, Sue Clarke, and Tony & Wendy Clarke, loved sister-in-law of Brian & Roya Boustridge, and Noel & Jane Boustridge, loved special friend of Donna Kilkelly and a loved aunty, cousin and Nurse of many. The family would like to especially acknowledge the staff of Kahurangi family home, Te Nikau, for their amazing loving care of our Kay. Messages to 25 Coates Street, Greymouth 7805. A Service to celebrate Kay’s life will be held in Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Tainui Street, Greymouth, on Monday, at 2.00pm, followed by cremation here on the Coast at the Westland Crematorium.

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CLEAVER, Murray Allan

14.05.1951 — 19.04.2020
Eileen, Tania, Nigel and families invite you to join us in a Farewell Celebration for Murray on Saturday, October 31, 2020, starting at the Riverton Cemetery at 3.30pm, thereafter at the Riverton Volunteer Fire Brigade - Murray’s shout!

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BOUSTRIDGE, Kay Frances

(Nurse Angel) Passed away peacefully after a long, brave battle, in the loving care of Kahurangi Family Home, Te Nikau Grey Hospital, on October 7, 2020, aged 64. Beloved wife of Ian, deeply loved mum and mother-in-law of Clark (deceased) and Sally, and Lauren, cherished daughter of the late Henry and Kath Clarke, cherished daughter-in-law of the late Ace and Margaret Boustridge, much loved sister and sister-in-law of Anne and Bill Sissons, Jane and Pat Clayton, Sue Clarke, and Tony and Wendy Clarke, loved sister-in-law of Brian and Roya Boustridge, and Noel and Jane Boustridge, loved special friend of Donna Kilkelly and a loved aunty, cousin and Nurse of many. The family would like to especially acknowledge the staff of Kahurangi Family Home, Te Nikau, for their amazing loving care of our Kay. Messages to 25 Coates Street, Greymouth 7805. A Service to celebrate Kay’s life will be held in Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Tainui St, Greymouth, on Monday at 2.00pm, followed by cremation here on the Coast at the Westland Crematorium.

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de WINTER, Christina Maria (Tini)

9.9.1936 — 27.8.2020
Passed away peacefully at home with her beloved Wim by her side.
Sorely missed by all
but forever in our hearts.
A service celebrating Tini’s life will be held in the Netherlands Society Club Rooms at the Everglades Golf Course, Marshland Road, this Friday, October 30, at 10.30am.

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TIEHUIS, Hermina Maria Johanna (Helen) (nee Bomers)

On Friday 23rd October 2020 Helen passed away peacefully in Hamilton with her family by her side. Aged 85 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Henk. Loving mother of Rob and Ingrid and mother-in-law of Anthony and Tracey. Special ‘Grandma’ of Daniel, Kayne, Marc, Abby, Lucy and Max. Great Oma of Livy and Max.
“Rest in Peace Mum”
Requiem Mass will be celebrated in the St Joseph’s Catholic Church, Clarkin Road, Hamilton, on Friday 30th October at 11.00am, followed by a private family cremation. Special thanks to the caring team at the Awatere Care Suites team. Taken into care by James R Hill Funeral Directors. 717 Grey Street, Hamilton. 3216. FDANZ

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ATTWOOD, Anne Frances

Anne passed away peacefully on April 10, 2020 after her courageous battle with Motor Neurone Disease (MND). Due to Covid-19 a private cremation was held. A Memorial Mass is to be held in loving memory of a dearly loved wife, sister, mother, Nanny and Great-Nanny. Please join us in celebrating Anne’s life at 1.00pm on Friday, November 6, at St Gregory’s Catholic Church, Cotswald Avenue, Christchurch.

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THOMPSON, Gwendoline (Gwen)

Passed away peacefully, at Bupa Ballarat Rest Home in Rangiora, on October 21, 2020, after a short illness, aged 79 years. Loving wife of 60 years to the late Brian. Sister to Albert, Ron (Dec), Keith, Barry, Ken, Judy (Dec), Beverly, Noeline, Christine and Donna. Sister-in-law to the Thompson family. Much loved mother, mother-in-law and grandmother of Gary, Maria and Jamie Thompson. Lisa, Daryl, Amanda, Ashleigh and Jarrod Moir, Nicola Thompson, Bryce Westenberg and Jessica Atkins, as well as 5 great-grandchildren. Many thanks to the wonderful care the staff at Ballarat Rest Home gave to Gwen in her last weeks, and to the doctors and nurses at Christchurch Public and Burwood Hospital. Messages to the Thompson family, C/- 90 Winter Road, RD5, Rangiora 7475. At Gwen’s wishes a private cremation has been held and a family gathering will follow at a later date.

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van WORKUM, Jacobus (Jim)

Passed away peacefully at his home on Friday, October 23, 2020, in his 95 year. Much loved husband for 66 years of Trudy. Dearly loved father and father-in-law of Joanna and Barry, Leo and Sharon, Andrew and Dorothea, Michael and Denise, Corrina, Jenny and Selwyn, and 12 grandchildren. A private service will be held on Saturday, October 31, 2020.

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COLLINS, John Joseph

Passed away at Stillwater Lifecare on Friday, October 23, 2020, in the presence of family. Dearly loved by Catherine, his wife of 50 years, honoured and respected by sons Paul, the late Andy, Rory, Sam and their families. Messages may be sent to The Collins Family, PO Box 7103, Nelson 7040. A Memorial Service to celebrate John’s life will be held at the Destiny Church, 75 Pascoe Street, Tahunanui, Nelson, on Saturday, October 31, at 1.30pm.

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JOHNSTON, Greg

A memorial service will be held for Greg on November 7, 2020 at Harlequins Sports Club Rooms, 34 Church Street, Timaru, at 2.00pm. Julie, Ray, Kim and Kelly would like to thank everybody who so kindly sent cards, flowers, baking and visits.

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PYNE, Daphne June

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Daphne in Nelson, on Wednesday, October 21, 2020. Dearly loved wife of Tim, loved mother of Grant and Vance, and loved step-mother of Louise Scott and Allana Pyne.
Greatly loved and
sadly missed.
Messages to the family can be left at
nelson.simplicity.co.nz/send-a-tribute/ A family gathering and farewell has been held.

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RICHARDSON, Terrence Ivor (Terry)

Peacefully at Nelson Tasman Hospice on Saturday, October 24, 2020; aged 83 years. Dearly loved husband of Rosalie. Loved father and father-in-law of Louise and Stu Lowe, Brian and Keren (London). Son of the late Ivor and Marg. Brother and brother-in-law of the late Olive and Vic Henry, the late Ivy and Cyril Wood, Lorna and the late Gordon Reay, David and Lyn, and the late Pat Richardson. Loved uncle and good friend to many. A memorial service to celebrate Terry’s life will be held at Gardens of the World, cnr Patons and Clover Road, Hope, Nelson, on Wednesday, November 4, 2020, at 10.00am. Donations to Nelson Tasman Hospice would be appreciated and may be left at the service or sent to PO Box 283, Nelson 7040.

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NICHOLS, Matt

Much loved best mate of the Lincoln boys, Taylor Holland, Colby and Angus Currie, Henri Rollinson, Jake Allan, James Smith, Josh Barnes, Josh Brown, Luke Roberts.
A great kid and our awesome mate, always smiling and making others laugh. We love you, forever in our hearts. Rest easy brother
until we meet again.

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SPURDLE, Patrick

Passed away peacefully at home. Loved brother-in-law of Lyn and the late Ben Potroz. Loved Uncle of David, Terry, Stephen (dec), Susan, Andrew, Sharon, Tony and their families.

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AVERY, Warwick Malcom

On 17 October 2020, Warwick passed away after a short Illness at Sevenoaks. In his 83rd year. Much loved Dad to Martin & Jackie, Vivienne & Pete, Lesley & Dave, Stephen (dec). Loved husband to Wendy (dec). Stepdad to Christina & Craig, & Bruce. Loved brother of Murray & Liz and Vern (dec). Loved G-dad to Larissa & David, Casey & Ihaia, Emma & William, Leiani, Daniel, Thomas & Luke, and their partners. Loved Poppa to Lindsay & Bradley, Ryan & Brooke. Great-G’dad to 12 little ones.

We will miss you very much Dad, as will your friends from all over the country. May you and Wendy be at peace together once more looking down on our family.

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