Death Notices

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Recent Notices in New Zealand

Death

BEADLE, Peter

ONZM
Peacefully, with family, at Lakes District Hospital, Queenstown, on February 25, 2021, aged 87. Deeply loved husband of Jill for 61 years, much loved father of Deborah, and Simon and Hayley. Loved brother and brother-in-law of ]Gretta and Owen Thomas, Owen Beadle (Peter’s twin), Bruce* and Anne Beadle, Jean* and Nicol* Thomson; Beryl* and Harold* Holmes; and Jocelyn* and Cliff* Broad, Judy and Graeme* Peters. Loved uncle of his nieces and nephews. Loved step-grandfather and great-grandfather of Terrianne, Amit and Rohan, Heidi, Ros and Maisie. Messages to PO Box 96, Arrowtown 9351. No flowers please. Donations to the Stewart Island Rakiura Community & Environment Trust in Peter’s name would be appreciated. A private family service has been held.
(*denotes deceased)
“Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.”

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HAYCOCK, Jean Caroline (nee Eden)

In Nelson on Friday, February 26, 2021; aged 93 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Ronald for 70 years. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Jocelyn and Alistair, Gerald and Maureen, Larry, and Nigel. Cherished nana of all her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Forever in our hearts.
A private family service has been held. Messages to The Haycock Family, C/- 94 Ellis Street, Brightwater 7022.

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EALES, Joan Fay

<LOGO> mroses—b</LOGO>81 years young. Died February 24th, 2021, at Te Rangimare Hospice Taranaki. Loved mother of Suzie and Geoff Bilbrough, Wayne and Navy Eustace, Kim Cattley. Loved Nana of Tim and Ollie (in Berlin), Tegan, Courtney, Esha, Alison and Karter. Loved sister of June, Dob, Bill, Kay, Fred, Jan (Albert and Helen deceased). A private ceremony was held February 26th.
Go in peace Joanie.

Death

WEITZEL, Michael George

Passed away at home in Levin. Father of Grant, Wayne, and their families. In accordance with family wishes, a private service has been held.

Death

AITKEN, Russell George

Of Levin. Passed away on Friday 26th February 2021, at Te Whanau Rest Home, Levin, aged 89 years. Dearly loved husband of Jeni. Dearly loved father of Christopher (Melbourne). The family wish to thank the staff at Te Whanau Rest Home, Levin, for all their love, care and support. All messages to the Aitken family, C/- 547 Queen St East, Levin, or at www.tributes.co.nz... A service for Russell will be held at The Funeral Home, 545 Queen St, Levin, on Monday 8th March 2021 at 2.00pm, followed by private cremation.

Death

HOLDEN, Jan

Passed away on Tuesday, March 2, 2021, at Nelson Tasman Hospice with family at her side. Aged 76 years. Loved mum of Lee-Anne and Hamish (Nelson), Scott and Jacqui (Melbourne), adored Nana of Josh, Sophie, and Daniel. Loved sister of Trisha, and Ron, loved Aunty of Vicki and Greg, Craig and Keri, and Dean. A special thanks to the fantastic team at Nelson Tasman Hospice for their love and support shown over this time. Messages can be sent to 13 Angelus Ave, Richmond 7020 or made online at www.shoneandshirley.co.nz... A family cremation service has been held.

Death

MANN, Roger (William)

Passed away peacefully Tuesday 2nd March 2021, aged 87. Loved by wife Heather, children, and grandchildren. A celebration of his life was held on Friday 5th March 2021.

Death

MONTGOMERY, Lorraine Dorothy

Passed away peacefully on March 2, 2021 at Ashburton Hospital, in her 91st year. Loved wife of the late Kelvin for 68 years. Loved mother, mother-in-law and friend of Karen and Danny Crequer, Leanne Chisnall and Barb Sheard. Loved Gran of Nicola and Carl, Philippa and Shannon; Kelly and Nigel, Simon and Lyndall. Loved great-Gran of Taylor, Travis; Edwin, Asher and Indie. Messages to the Montgomery family, c/- PO Box 472, Ashburton 7740. Special thanks to the staff at Terrace View for their loving care of Lorraine. At Lorraine’s request, a private family service has been held.

Death

GIBB, Pat

1921 — 2021
Pat passed away peacefully at Mckenzie Healthcare on February 24, 2021, in her 101st year. Loved mother of Heather, Rosemarie, and Diana. Loved Grandmother and Great-Grandmother.
At Rest
A private Family Service has been held for Pat at her request.

Death

PRESCOTT, Barbara

On March 2, 2021, peacefully at Bob Scott Retirement Village. Dearly loved wife of Pat; Loved mother and mother-in-law of Susan, Peter and Rain, Katherine and Roger; Much loved Grandma of David, Harrison, Marcus, Olivia, London, and Eden, and Great-Grandma of Oliver and Isabella. Messages to “the Prescott family” may be placed in Barbara’s tribute book at www.tributes.co.nz.... In accordance with Barbara’s wishes a private family service has been held.

Death

FINDLAY, Kaye Thelma

On March 2nd 2021 peacefully at Sevenoaks Hospital. Aged 74 years. Dearly loved wife of Clutha; Loved mother and mother-in-law of Darryl and Jane, Warren and Amber, Martin and Sylvia; Much loved Nana Kaye to her 16 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. Messages to the Findlay family may be placed in Kaye’s tribute book at www.tributes.co.nz...
In accordance with Kaye’s wishes, a private cremation has been held. A memorial service will be held on Saturday 13th March at 15 Buckley Grove, Paraparaumu, at 2.00pm.

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MURDOCH, David James

Aged 82. Passed away in Auckland on February 22, 2021. Beloved son of the late Gladys and Jim Murdoch (Ashburton). Dearly loved brother of Jessie and Alister Morgan, loved uncle of Jude, Debbie and Stuart.
Bringing closure with love
and compassion

Death

HAVARD, Dallas Rubina

Of Christchurch. Peacefully at Eldon Lodge, Paraparaumu, on Wednesday, February 24, 2021, aged 91 years. Dearly loved wife of the late John. Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Robin, Sue and Dave, Leslie and Ron, and Steve. Loved grandmother of Hannah and Clint, Rose and Thomas, and great-grandmother of Jesse, Elliot and Maxwell. Heartfelt thanks to the staff at Eldon Lodge for their love and care of Dallas. A private family service has been held. All messages to the Havard family, PO Box 104, Ward 7248.

Death

LINES, Francis Paul

Aged 80 years. Previously milkman of Brightwater. Paul has passed on to a far better place peacefully on February 24, 2021, at Nelson. Beloved son of the late Francis and Christina Lines, originally from Sherry River. Beloved brother to Ray, Len, Fred, Ruth and twin to Peter.
May they rejoice in all being together again.
Much loved dad to Joanna Langford of Christchurch. Beloved Popa to Steven, Isabel, Maggie, Hazel, Jodie and Hannah. Grandpopa to Scarlett. Good friend to Waverley Lines. Many thanks to Ross Lines and David Richards. Also to the staff of Nelson Public Hospital. Special thanks to the nursing staff at Ernest Rutherford. As per Paul’s wishes, a private cremation has been held. Messages to 85 Kingsford Drive, Stoke, Nelson.

Death

BECKETT, Julie (Julz)

1.12.1961 — 26.2.2021
Suddenly taken with family beside her. An absolutely devoted mum to Aleisha, Morgan, Josh and Hayden. Julie loved you all to bits.
‘Our journey Julz was one that I’ll treasure forever.
Those beautiful sunsets, pizza at the beach, sand between our toes and Jessie licking your ears. Of all the gorgeous things in life, you were it,
NO exceptions.
Forever in my memories sweet heart, love you always’.
— Bob Barnes and Jessie Barnes-Beckett (the dog).
In accordance with family wishes an intimate family gathering has been held, family will hold a memorial service in the future.

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