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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INGLES, Muriel Dickson

Passed away peacefully in her sleep, on October 23, 2020, at WesleyCare. Dearly loved wife of the late Bob. Much loved mum of Elizabeth and the late Laurie Barrett, John, Margaret and Keith Stanton, Helen, Allen and Carolyn. A loved Nanna of her five grandchildren and her seven great-grandchildren.
Softly the leaves of
memory fall
Gently we gather and
treasure them all
Messages to the Ingles Family, c/- PO Box 31-095, Ilam, Christchurch 8444. At Muriel’s request, a private family service has been held.

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O’GRADY, Ann Doreen

Passed away on 27 October 2020 at Kimihia Rest Home, Huntly, with family at her side. Much loved wife and best friend of Mike for 56 years. Dearly loved mum of Dean and Jan, Vicki and Steven. The best nana and granny to Hannah & Brett, Michael, Finn, Olivia, Brooklyn, and Lincoln. The family wish to express their sincere thanks to the Staff at Kimihia Rest Home for all the loving care and respect you gave our dearly loved wife, mum and nana. A celebration of Ann’s life will be held at the Chapel of Memories, 32 William Street, Huntly, on Tuesday, 3 November, at 1.00pm, to be followed by a private cremation. In Ann’s memory, donations to the Neurological Foundation NZ would be appreciated, posted to PO Box 110-022, Auckland 1148, or may be left at the service. All communications to the O’Grady Family, C/- PO Box 147, Huntly 3740.

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MARSHALL, Rex Allan

Passed away peacefully at WesleyCare on October 27, 2020, aged 81 years. Dearly loved husband of Janice, much loved father of Kirsty and Phil, and Allan and Linda, loved twin brother of the late Ray, loved brother-in-law of Gered, Colin and Edith, Trish and Bruce, Julie and Paul, and special grandad of Cooper, Toby, Brock, Ollie, Charlie and Lila. A special thanks to the staff at WesleyCare and Nurse Maude, and to Dr Jonathan Davies. Messages to the Marshall family can be sent to c/- PO Box 26112, Christchurch 8148. A celebration of Rex’s life will be held at the Harewood Crematorium Chapel, Wilkinsons Road, Christchurch, on Monday, November 2, at 10.30am.

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BREDESEN, James Dean

On 26th October 2020 at Waikato Hospital. Beloved younger son of Eunice and David. Much loved brother of Paul and Adele and Cherie and Ben. Dearly loved fun uncle of Jess, Jaz, Corey, Riley and Tayne.
Never forgotten, 46 forever.
Rest in peace James.

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HAYWARD, Lyndsay Armit

N.Z. Army and Navy W.W.2, formerly of Balclutha, Queenstown and Christchurch, in his 99th year. Died peacefully on October 24, 2020 at home in North Otago, surrounded by his family. Loving husband and soulmate of the late Kath for 57 years. Beloved father and father-in-law of Paul, Tim and Jackie, Jude and John, Roger and Megan, Ali and Barry and the late Peter, loved grandfather of Emma, Pippa, Courtney, Tom, Jess, Alex, Ben, Josh, Hamish, Seb and Martin. Messages to the Hayward family, c/- 7 Duke Street, Ngapara R.D. 16K, Oamaru 9494, or email c/- timhayward@xtra.co.nz

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HERKT, Richard John (Dick)

28.07.1937 — 26.10.2020
Passed away after a short illness at Wairau Hospital, aged 83 years. Loved husband of Anne for 60 years. Loved father and father-in-law of Alison and Tom (Australia), Jennifer (Australia), Glen and Ali. Loved Grandad of Jessica, Samantha and Brier. Loved son of the late Isobel and George. Loved brother and brother-in-law of Doug (deceased), Elaine and Robin (deceased), Joan (deceased), Paul and Margaret (deceased), Gordon and Patricia, Dorothy and Brian, Colleen and Murray, Alison (deceased), Kathryn and David, Lesley (deceased), and Jan. Much loved Uncle Ritchie to all his nieces and nephews, great-nieces and nephews.
35 Years Volunteer
at Blenheim Fire Service,
now irrigating the gardens
in heaven.
Messages to 241 Taylor Pass Road, Blenheim 7201 or www.cloudybayfunerals.co.nz... In lieu of flowers, a donation to Alzheimers Society or Arthritis NZ would be appreciated or may be made at the service. A Celebration of Dick’s life will be held at the Clubs of Marlborough, Alfred Street, on Tuesday, November 3, at 1.00pm, followed by interment at the Omaka Cemetery.

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GRAY, Erin(nee Maher)

Loved wife and soulmate to Colin Gray, mum to Caaren and Enzo Gray, daughter of Kath and Ted Maher, daughter-in-law of Judy and Colin Gray, sister to Annemarie Wratt, Chris, Moira and Gerard Maher. Loved aunty and friend to all who knew her. Erin lost her incredibly brave battle with cancer on Sunday, October 25, 2020. Her life and spirit will be honoured at a private family interment. Donations welcome to Leukaemia and Blood Cancer New Zealand.

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FLETCHER, KathleenMary (Kath) (nee McLean)

Kath passed peacefully on Friday 23 October 2020, at Levin, just a month after celebrating her 95th birthday with her family. Visiting the late Murray (her husband of 63 years) at the Avenue Cemetery, we drove through Foxton, Shannon and by the old farms at Kimberley and C.D. Farm Roads. Kath was a better than good golfer, a dedicated gardener and one half of a successful farming partnership. Always putting us first she supported us in all that we tried. Kath will always be in our hearts and missed by Judy and Jeremy, Heather and Ruth; her granddaughter Tania, and Ed; her great-grandsons Isaac and Noah; and Kate and Ed. Our thanks to the staff at Madison, to her good friend Jo and to Mum’s friends and family for all their support, especially in these last months. A private celebration of Kath’s life was held on Tuesday 27 October 2020.

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HINGA, Edward Robert Hector (JJ, Eddie, Ed)

After a long brave fight with illness. It is with sadness we announce the passing of our beloved brother, peacefully in the arms and care of his loving whanau. Much loved brother, brother-in-law, uncle and great-uncle. Son to the late Te Aowera William Hinga (Bill), Atareta Charlotte Hinga (Bubby, Bubs). Brother of the late Geneva Johnstone (Jenny), Marina Sandra Thomson (Sandie). Brother and brother-in-law to Spencer, Fraser and Tania, Stephen and Dale, Angela and Terry, Jolene (Australia), Graham and Louise, Debbie and Shane, Shaun and Lisa, and Peter Thomson. Uncle of Matthew and Tash, Nathan and Maria, Raeleene and Shane (Australia), Tange and Simon, Melissa and Dwayne, Layton and Nadine, Dale and Morgan, Nikki and Matthew, Kendall and Paddy, Jasmine and Ayson, Reuben and Alexandra, Jermaine, Georgia, Aidan, Tahlia, Jack, Jensen, Pare, Sam, Dylan, Jacob, Jessie, and Bailey. Great-uncle and great-great-uncle of Anika, Kailea, Spencer, Harley, Willow, Sharaea, Zayden, Koby, Harmoni, TJ, Nikaya, Brooklyn, Lily Carter, Isaac, Amelia, Alexis, Arlo, Lucas, Mason, Marley, Payton, Alexandra, Marlo, Daphne and Willow.

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McCOLL, Elizabeth Ann (Liz)

Dearly loved sister of Heather and Donald Sandford, Rae and John Toomer, Dave and Colleen Thompson, and Roslynd Fraser. Loved aunty of all her nieces and nephews.

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HARRIS, Debbie Victoria

On October 29, 2020, peacefully at Summerset on the Coast, Paraparaumu. Aged 89 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Tom; Loved mother and mother-in-law of Stephen and Marlene, Susan and John, Jane, Graham and Rachael, Brendon and Julia. Much loved Nana of her 14 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. In lieu of flowers donations to Wellington Free Ambulance, PO Box 601, Wellington, would be appreciated. Messages to “the Harris family” may be placed in Debbie’s tribute book at www.tributes.co.nz... or posted C/- PO Box 723, Paraparaumu. Debbie’s funeral service will be held at Harbour City Funeral Home, 300 Kapiti Road, Paraparaumu, on Saturday, October 31, 2020, at 11.30am, followed by a private cremation.

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HENRY, Raymond William

Peacefully at Taranaki Base Hospital, on Wednesday, 28 October 2020, aged 90. Dearly loved husband of the late Bingi. Much loved dad of Willie & Janette, Mark (Harry) & Pauline, and Ross & Rowena. Grandad to Chantel, Keith & DJ, Wayne & Leah, Rueben (deceased), Issachar, and Great-Grandad to Mason (deceased), and Toby. A service to celebrate Ray’s life will be held at the Inglewood Club, 35 Moa Street, Inglewood, on Monday 2 November 2020, at 11.00am, followed by his burial at Inglewood Cemetery.

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HENTY, Raymond Phillip (Ray)

Suddenly at home on 29 October 2020, at an active 91 years of age. Dearly loved husband of the late Marie; loving father of Phillip, Martin, Janine, Simon & Jude; much loved grandfather of Jemma, Warwick, Ashton, Luke & Ria, Mariska & Tim, Michael and Jessica; great-grandfather of Hamish, Jorja, Cora and George. Messages for Ray’s family can be placed in his tribute book at www.tributes.co.nz... or posted c/- PO Box 14-366, Kilbirnie 6241. A celebration of Ray’s life will be held at St Thomas More Church, 36 Worcester Street, Wilton on Tuesday 3rd November at 11.00am, thereafter private cremation.

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HARVEY, Agnes Ellen

Nessie passed away on Thursday, October 28, 2020, in the care of Bainfield Park Rest Home, aged 95 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Hector who died far too young and long-time friend of Malcom*. Special Mum of Graham*, Doug and Debbie, Rodger and Devi, Richard and Jan, Geoff and Rosie. Nessie’s grandchildren and great-grandchildren were a blessing to her. A service to celebrate Nessie’s life will be held in the Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 30 Doon Street, Invercargill, on Monday, November 2, 2020, at 1.30pm, followed by an interment at the Eastern Cemetery.
‘All I have seen teaches
me to trust the Creator for
all I have not seen’
Emerson
Messages to Harvey Family, PO Box 632, Invercargill.
(*denotes deceased)

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WILSON, Sandra Roberta

Passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, on 27 October 2020. Dearly loved mother of Greg, Mark and Alastair and mother-in-law of Mary, Regina, Linda and Jelena. Cherished Grandmother of Phillip, Victoria, Holly, Bradley, Olivia, Max and Cooper. A celebration of Sandra’s life will be held at 2.00pm on Monday 2 November at North Shore Golf Course, 51 Appleby Rd, Albany.
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