Death Notice Archive

HAY, Raymond Owen (Rusty)

HAY, Raymond Owen (Rusty). Regt. No. 206347, RNZA Korea. Of Levin formerly Wellington. Passed away after a short illness at Levin Home For War Veterans, on Friday 16 December 2016, aged 87 years. Loved brother of Wendy. Uncle of Lynne and Greg. “Gruncle” to Bella, Hannah and Jack. Admired for his dedication to softball and rugby at provincial and national levels. Thanks to the staff at Horowhenua Star 4 and Levin Home For War Veterans for their care and compassion. A celebration of Rusty’s life will be held at The Funeral Home, 545 Queen St. East, Levin on Wednesday 21 December 2016 at 2.00pm. Thereafter private cremation at The Avenue Crematorium, Levin. Messages C/- 547 Queen St, Levin 5510.


 

HIGGINS, Noel Eugene

HIGGINS, Noel Eugene. Of Levin, (formerly of Wellington). Passed away peacefully on 15th December 2016, aged 92 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Mary. Loved father and father-in-law of John & Brenda. Loved Grandad of Zac and Jess. Sincere thanks to all staff of The Levin Home For War Veterans for their care and kindness. In accordance with Noel’s wishes, a private service and interment has been held.


 

GREENE, Marjorie May

GREENE, Marjorie May. In Palmerston North Hospital, surrounded by her loving family. Life-long friend and beloved wife of Bruce. Mum of David, Jann and Carolyn (Candy) and special mother to Grant and their partners. Beloved Granny of Josh, Caleb and Dani; Geordie, Nan, Amber and Niall; Petra and Flora. Great Granny Greene of Tyla, Reef, Tora, Allie, Cash, Scott, Emi, Tane and Keo. In accordance with Marjorie’s wishes a private family service has been held. Tributes can be left on www.tributes.co.nz


 

McLAUCHLAN, Gwen Sarah

McLAUCHLAN, Gwen Sarah (nee Williams). Of Levin. On 8th December 2016 at Palmerston North Hospital, aged 82 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Fraser. Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Judith (Lower Hutt), Ethel & Warren White (Queenstown), Robyn (Midlands U K), Hamish & Donna (Invercargill), Duncan (Perth, Australia), Moragh & Richard Kennedy (Adelaide, Australia). Loved Nana of Jacob, David and the late Andrew White, Zoe, Lyndcee and Callum McLauchlan-Brown, Tegan and the late Shannon McLauchlan.Loved Great Nana Gwen of Theo and Ezra White. Service at Levin Uniting Church, 87, Oxford St, Levin on Friday 16th December 2016 at 11 am. Private cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations to St John would be appreciated and may be left at the service. Messages to 547, Queen St East, Levin 5510.


 

JACK, David

JACK, David. Of Levin. Born Glasgow, Scotland. Passed away peacefully on 5th December 2016, aged 85 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Christobel. Loved father and father-in-law of Deb & Rod (Brisbane), Mandy & Brendon (Palmerston North). Loved Papa of Ben, Krissi, Connor, Jeffrey, Kathryn, Mikayla; Isabelle and Cameron. Loved Great Papa of Benji and Lily. Loved brother and brother-in-law of Julie, Alex, Ian, Jim and Ruth.Sincere thanks to all staff of Star 4 Horowhenua Health Centre, for their love and care. In accordance with David’s wishes, a private service has been held. No flowers by request. Thank you.Messages to 547, Queen St East, Levin 5510.


 

WILSON, Margaret Mary

WILSON, Margaret Mary (nee Donald). Of Levin. Passed away peacefully on 22nd November 2016. Dearly loved wife of the late Colin. Loved stepmother of Len. A loved aunt. Many thanks to the staff of Madison Lifecare for their dedication. A private service and interment was held at Levin on Saturday 26th November 2016.


 

WILLIS, Stephen John

WILLIS, Stephen John. Of Foxton. Passed away peacefully at his home on 15th November 2016, aged 62 years. Dearly loved best friend of Christine. Loved father and father-in-law of Jade & Nick Wenman; Karlie; Brock & Rachael. A celebration of Stephen’s life will be held at Queen St Gospel Chapel, 539, Queen St East, Levin on Monday 21st November 2016 at 1 pm. Private cremation to follow at The Avenue Crematorium, Levin. In lieu of flowers, donations to The Stroke Foundation would be appreciated and may be left at the service. Messages to 547, Queen St East, Levin 5510.


 

BURKE, Barbara Rose

BURKE, Barbara Rose. Of Otaki (formerly of Wairarapa). Peacefully on 15th November 2016. At Palmerston North Hospital surrounded by love. Dearly loved wife of the late Terry. Dearly loved Mum of Rosie and Trev Burke, Jilly and Chris Woodall, Marty and Lou Burke, and Carrie Burke. Loving Gran and Grandma of Nick, Bekka and Matt; Genevieve, Ken, John and William; James and Jenny; and Jonny and Josie, and special Granny (Great) of Brooke, Chase, Bianca, Tegan and Nathan; and Jessie. A special friend to many. A Requiem Mass will be celebrated at St Mary’s Catholic Church, Pukekaraka, Otaki, on Saturday 19th November 2016 at 11.00am. Thereafter interment at Pukekaraka Cemetery. The Rosary will be recited at the Church, on Friday 18th November 2016 at 6.00pm.


 

DOOLEY, Christine

DOOLEY, Christine. Of Levin Passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on 14th November. Much loved Mother and Mother-in-law of Robyn, Kim & Russell, & Sean. Loved Gruggles of Joshua & Shannon, Catherine, Aaron & Toni. Many thanks to the staff at Madison Lifecare for their dedication & care. A celebration of Christine’s life will be held at The Funeral Home, 545 Queen Street, Levin, on Friday 18th November at 2.00pm. Thereafter private cremation at The Avenue Crematorium. Levin.


 

SOLLY, Douglas William (Doug)

SOLLY, Douglas William (Doug). Fought a great battle and slipped away peacefully on Sunday 13 Nov 2016 at Palmerston North Hospital with family by his side. Much Loved husband of Shirley, Loving father to Jane & Jake, Lorraine & Darcy, Carl & Jayne, Luke & Mel. Loving Poppa & Grand Pop to all his grandchildren both in NZ & Australia. Service will be held at 191 Roslyn Road, Levin 5510, on Thursday 17 November 2016 at 3pm. Special thanks to those at the PN hospital that helped him through his battle. No flowers please.


 

PAURINI, Marlene Elenor

PAURINI, Marlene Elenor. Suddenly at Palmerston North Hospital on 11th November 2016. Aged 77 years. Dearly loved mother of Hohepa, Tania, Whanau, Rangiaho, Rahu and Tamihana. Much, much loved kuia of her 19 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren. A celebration of Marlene’s life has been held. Moe, moe ra e te whaea.


 

KREEGHER, Peita Elizabeth

KREEGHER, Peita Elizabeth. Of Foxton Beach. Passed away on 11th November 2016 surrounded by her loving family at Arohanui Hospice, Palmerston North. Dearly loved wife of Robin Kreegher, sister of Mark Petersen and family. Loved mother of David Kreegher, Stefan Smith, and Chelsea Smith. Mother in law of Ainslie and Norman, loved Nana of Shane, Lateisha, and Myah. Great grandma of Luka. A private service was held for Peita with close family and friends. We thank everyone for all  their kind thoughts and support. “Always in our thoughts”


 

MORREY, Jean

MORREY, Jean. Of Levin. Passed away peacefully on 10th November 2016. Aged 85 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Keith. Much loved mother of Susan, Julie and Tracey. Loved grandmother and great-grandmother. Thank you to staff at Madison Rest Home for their dedication and care. A private service has been held.


 

PENMAN, Beryl Jean

PENMAN, Beryl Jean (nee Wilson). Of Levin. On 10th November 2016, aged 77 years. Dearly loved wife of the late David. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Robin & Helene, Sandra & Peter, Cherie & Brendon. Loved Nana of Colton and Bianca; Morgan and Tyler. Loved great grandmother of Tama and Luca. Loved sister of Francis, Maureen (dec’d), Beverley, Phyllis and Ian. A celebration of Beryl’s life will be held at The Funeral Home, 545, Queen St East, Levin on Tuesday 15th November 2016 at 11 am. Private cremation to follow at The Avenue Crematorium, Levin. In lieu of flowers, donations to Arohanui Hospice would be appreciated and may be left at the service.


 

GOODIN, Douglas Ian (Ian)

GOODIN, Douglas Ian (Ian). Of Levin. On 9th November 2016, aged 81 years. Dearly loved husband of Janice. Loved father of Michelle and Samantha. Loved Grandad of Nathan, Haley and Jamie. Loved son-in-law to Steven Harding and Samuel Dight. Loved brother of all his sisters. Loved uncle of Allan, Ngaire, David, Barbara, Steven, Allison and Billy. A celebration of Ian’s life will be held at The Funeral Home, 545, Queen St East, Levin on Monday 14th November 2016 at 11 am. Private cremation to follow. Sincere thanks to all staff of Star 4, Horowhenua Health Centre for their care and kindness.


 

SEARLE, Gloria Winifred

SEARLE, Gloria Winifred (Nee Stubbings). Passed away peacefully on 9th November 2016, aged 91 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Ivan. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Donald and Carol, Rodney, Colin and Maree, Anne and Keith, Jillian, Peter, Kathryn and Lloyd, Gerard and Maureen. A much loved grandmother and great grandmother. Sincere thanks to the management and staff of Brightwater Home, Palmerston North, for their dedicated care. Service at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Shamrock Street, Palmerston North, on Tuesday 15th November 2016 at 11.30am. Thereafter private interment at The Avenue Lawn Cemetery, Levin. In lieu of flowers, donations to The Alzheimers Association would be appreciated and may be left at the service.


 

FITZGERALD, John Charles (Charlie)

FITZGERALD, John Charles (Charlie). Of Levin. (formerly of Otaki). On 7th November 2016, suddenly but peacefully at Palmerston North Hospital. Aged 76 years. Dearly loved husband and best friend of Lorraine. Loved father and father-in-law of Anne-Marie, Barry and Kathryn. Devoted grand dad of Letitia, Tyler-Marie, Judd, Sophie and Makayla. Cherished brother and brother-in-law of Janet and Noel (dec’d), Margaret and Claude, Jill and Terrence, and Brian and Carleen. Service at The Funeral Home, 545 Queen Street East, Levin, TODAY Friday 11th November 2016, at 2.00pm. Thereafter private cremation at The Avenue Crematorium, Levin.


 

GRATTON, John (Jack)

GRATTON, John (Jack). Regt No 449025, of Levin. Passed away peacefully at Palmerston North Hospital, on 4th November 2016, aged 94 years. Dearly loved husband of Ngaere for 60 years. Loved father and father-in-law of Bruce & Diana, Katrena, and John Jnr (dec’d). Loved Grandad of Hayden and Haley; Andrew and Nicole. Loved Great Grandad of Christian. A celebration of Jack’s life will be held at The Funeral Home, 545, Queen St East, Levin on Thursday 10th November 2016 at 1-30 pm. Private cremation to follow at The Avenue Crematorium, Levin. In lieu of flowers, donations to the SPCA would be appreciated and may be left at the service. Messages to 547, Queen St East, Levin 5510.


 

COLLINS, Hugh William

COLLINS, Hugh William. Of Levin, formerly of Titahi Bay. Passed away peacefully on 4th November 2016, aged 80 years. Dearly loved husband of Maree. A loved father and father-in-law of Raewyn, Sonny & Prudence, Mark & Lorraine. Loved stepfather of Martyn and Scott Baldwin. Cherished grandfather and great grandfather. A loved brother, brother-in-law and uncle. A family service for Hugh has been held. Messages to 547, Queen St East, Levin 5510.


 

SIMMONDS, Te Tuahu Robert

SIMMONDS, Te Tuahu Robert. Of Levin. Passed away on 31st October 2016, aged 59 years. Dearly loved partner of the late Graeme Knight. A loved brother, brother-in-law and uncle. Loved by the gay community. We will miss his cheeky attitude. Robert will be laying in state at his home 3/18A Kings Drive, Levin until his service at The Funeral Home, 545, Queen St East, Levin on Friday 4th November 2016 at 11 am. Thereafter interment at The Avenue Lawn Cemetery, Levin. Messages to 547. Queen St East, Levin 5510.


 

REES, Te Muri Toni

REES, Te Muri Toni. Of Levin. On 31st October 2016. Loved wife of the late Noel. Loved Mum of Philip and friend of Angela. Loved sister-in-law and aunt. Loved by her many friends in New Zealand and Australia, especially the Deaf Community. At Toni’s request, a service has been held.


 

MACDONALD, Mary (May, Marie)

MACDONALD, Mary (May, Marie). Of Te Whanau Rest Home, Levin (Formerly 91 Broderick Road, Johnsonville). On 29th October 2016. Aged 96 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Norman John. Loved mother of Sandra and the late Trudy. Treasured Nana of Brett and Kylie, Kirk, Craig and Vicki, Cliff (Deceased) Krysti, Peter and Andrea. Great Nana of Jazmynn, Zane, Brody, Conrad, Trent, Liam, Aden, Joshua, Cooper, Hadley and Austin. Thanks to the caring staff at Te Whanau. A service has been held.


 

MADSEN, Einer Thorkild

MADSEN, Einer Thorkild. Of Levin. Passed away on 29th October 2016, aged 83 years, surrounded by his loving family. Loved husband of Barbara (deceased), loved father to Annelisa, Gary, Karl, and Gaye (deceased). Loved granddad, poppa, great granddad, and great great granddad to all the children in his life. A special thanks to the staff of Levin Home for War Veterans. A celebration of Einers life will be held at The Funeral Home 545Queen Street East, Levin on Thursday 3rd November 2016 at 1.30pm. Thereafter private cremation at The Avenue Crematorium, Levin.


 

PAHURU, Samuel (Sam)

PAHURU, Samuel (Sam). Of  Levin and Gisborne. Unexpectedly, on 28th October 2016, aged 54 years. Dearly loved son, brother, brother-in-law, uncle and cousin, and also by staff and friends at Kebbell House, Levin. A service for Sam has been held in Levin. Special thanks to all at Kebbell House, for their care of Sam.


 

ROSER, Viola Beatrice

ROSER, Viola Beatrice (nee Brook). Of Levin. Passed away peacefully on 27th October 2016, aged 99 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Roger. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Iver & Jocelyn, Jennifer & Colin Broadbelt, Kaye & Ian Cottle, Lewis & Jan Roser. A loved grandmother, great grandmother and great great grandmother. Service at The Funeral Home, 545, Queen St East, Levin on Monday 31st October 2016 at 11-30 am. Thereafter interment at The Services Cemetery, The Avenue, Levin. Sincere thanks to the management and staff of The Madison Lifecare for their dedication. Messages to 547, Queen St East, Levin 5510.


 

NORTHCOTT, Robyn Shirley

NORTHCOTT, Robyn Shirley (nee Burlace). Of Levin, formerly of New Plymouth. Passed away peacefully on 25th October 2016, aged 80 years. Dearly loved and cherished wife of Gordon for 60 years. Treasured mother of Raewyn & Charlie Cameron (Levin). Bruce & Kathy (Brunei). Loved Nana of Mark & Marianne (Hawera), Nikki & Arron Wisneski (New Plymouth), Trent & Kalala (America Samoa), Blair & Tara (USA) and Corey (New Plymouth). Loved Great Nana of her 9 great grandchildren. A tremendous thank you to the staff of the Horowhenua Masonic Rest Home for all their care and support. Service at The MacDonnell Chapel, Horowhenua Masonic Village, Levin on Saturday 29th October 2016 at 2 pm. Private cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations to Horowhenua Shuttle Service would be appreciated and may be left at the service. Messages to 39A, York St, Levin 5510.


 

PRAGNELL, Eric Andrew

PRAGNELL, Eric Andrew. Service No 4310940 RNZAF. Of Levin. Passed away on 25th October 2016, aged 93 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Muriel. Loved father and father-in-law of Derene & Laurence McGregor (Perth), Kevin & Valerie (Porirua), Eric & Sharon (Brisbane). Loved Grandad of Nicola and Vaughan, Shane and Brett; and Sarah. Loved great grandfather of Joel, Shannon, Ashlynn, Chloe, Alex, Elias, Taylah and Hayden. Grateful thanks to the management and staff of Reevedon Home and Te Whanau Home and Hospital for their care and support. Service at The Funeral Home, 545, Queen St East, Levin on Tuesday 1st November 2016 at 11 am. Private cremation to follow. Messages to 547, Queen St East, Levin 5510.


 

BAIRD, Henry Dempster Campbell

BAIRD, Henry Dempster Campbell. Passed away on 23 October 2016 in Levin, aged 79 years. Much loved husband of Linda for 56 years. Loved father and father in law of Heather and Peter, Stewart and Laurel, Alistair and Karen, grandfather of Dave, Chris, Liz, Henry, Victoria, Noah and Elijah.  Dearly loved friend to Bob and Pamela Johnson. Much thanks to Dr Martie Gray and staff from Star 4, Horowhenua, for their excellent care and support. A celebration of Henry’s life to held at Encounter Church, 50 Cambridge St. Levin, on Saturday 29October 2016 at 11.00am, followed by private interment at The Avenue Lawn Cemetery, Levin.


 

SHORE, William Henry (Bill)

SHORE, William Henry (Bill). Of Levin. Born 14 May 1929 in Martinborough. Passed away 23 October 2016 at Arohanui Hospice, Palmerston North, aged 87 years. Dearly loved husband of Jean. Loved father of Carolyn (Gisborne), Alison & Bob Tidd (Waihi), and Gavin (Masterton). Loved Grandfather to Ritchie and Gary Tidd; Daniel, Jason and Kieran Venema; Nathan McArthur; 5 Great Grandsons and 3 Great Granddaughters. In lieu of flowers donations to Arohanui Hospice would be greatly appreciated and maybe left at the service. A celebration of Bill’s life will be held at The Funeral Home, 545 Queen St East, Levin on Thursday 27 October 2016 at 10.30am followed by private cremation.


 

SPICER, Selwyn John

SPICER, Selwyn John. Of Levin. Passed away on Wednesday 19 October 2016 at Arohanui Hospice, aged 70 years. Dearly loved husband of Heather. Loving father, step-father and friend. Many thanks to the staff of Arohanui Hospice for all their care. In accordance with Selwyn’s wishes a private service has been held. Messages C/- 547 Queen St East, Levin 5510.


 

McCOURT, Anthony James (Tony)

McCOURT, Anthony James (Tony). Of New Plymouth, late of Levin. Died suddenly and unexpectedly on Tuesday 18 October 2016, aged 60 years. Partner of Julia, loved father of Kendall. Brother and brother-in-law of Judith and Lynton, Carolyn and David, and Greg. Loved by his nieces and nephews. Fishing buddy of Lance. "Gone fishing". A service will be held at The Funeral Home, 545 Queen St East, Levin on Wednesday 26 October 2016 at 11.00am. Interment to follow at The Avenue Lawn Cemetery, Levin.


 

LUSTY, Malcolm Andrew (Malc)

LUSTY, Malcolm Andrew (Malc). Of Levin (Formerly Wellington). Passed away peacefully in Levin on 15th October 2016. Aged 64 years. Loving and devoted husband and best friend of Keren. Loving and proud father and father-in-law of Rebecca and Jason, Ferg and Jo, and Doug and Jayme. Much loved Grandad of Spencer and Liam; and Tara, Luca and Siena. A special thank you to the kind and caring staff of Horowhenua Masonic Village. In lieu of flowers, donations to The Multiple Sclerosis Society would be appreciated and may be left at the service. A tribute for Malc can be placed on his page at www.tributes.co.nz. A celebration of Malc's life will be held at The Salvation Army Worship and Community Centre, Durham Street, Levin, on Wednesday 19th October 2016 at 12 noon. Thereafter private cremation. Messages c/- 547 Queen Street, Levin.


 

MACARTNEY, Nola Evelyn

MACARTNEY, Nola Evelyn. Of Levin. Passed away peacefully on Thursday October 13, 2016 at Madison Lifecare, Levin. Loved wife of the late Norman Bovey and Robert Macartney. Much loved mum of Stephen (dec’d), Glenn & Rena, and Ross (dec’d). Cherished daughter of the late Joe & Bertha Knight. Loving sister of Bob (dec’d) and Doreen, Gordon & Doreen, and Tricia & Peter. Loved Aunty to all her nieces and nephews. Many thanks to the staff of The Madison for their love, care and support of Nola. A service for Nola will be held at The Funeral Home, 545 Queen St East, Levin on Tuesday October 25, 2016 at 2.00pm. Interment to follow at The Avenue Lawn Cemetery, Levin.


 

KELLS, Vera Elsie

KELLS, Vera Elsie. Of Levin. Died 12th October 2016, aged 96 years. Wife of the late Jim Kells. Mother of George and the late Harold, David, Jocelyn and Dorothy. Loved grandmother and great grandmother. Rest In Peace. A private service has been held.


 

KNUVERS, Rob

KNUVERS, Rob. ‘A Tree Has Fallen’. Passed away on Sunday October 9, 2016. Loved husband of Bep. Loved dad, Rob and Opa of Linda and Aleisha; Sylvia and Dom, Annabel, Pania, Kadin; Debbie; and Ranate. Many thanks to Dr. Bente and the staff of Arohanui hospice. In lieu of flowers donations to Arohanui Hospice would be greatly appreciated. A service for Rob has been held TODAY, Wednesday October 12, 2016.


 

ROWE, Bernard (Bernie)

ROWE, Bernard (Bernie). Of Levin. Regt No 446920 Driver 2 NZEF J Force, On 8th October 2016 at Palmerston North Hospital, surrounded by his family. In his 94th year. Loved husband of the late Eda. Loved and respected father and father-in-law of Ruth and Ross, Shirley and Len, and Keith and Leo. Grand father of Kerry and Laine, and Amanda. Great grand father of Brin and Lily. Loved uncle of all his nieces and nephews. “A battler to the end”. Heart felt thanks to the staff at Summerset for all the loving care and kindness Bernie received during his time at the Village. Service at The Funeral Home, 545 Queen Street East, Levin, on Friday 14th October 2016, at 1.00pm. Thereafter, private cremation at The Avenue Crematorium, Levin.


 

EVANS, Marjorie May

EVANS, Marjorie May (nee Eckersley). Of Waikanae. Passed away peacefully in her sleep on 6th October 2016, aged 89 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Roy. Loved mother of Deborah & Robin Thorpe, Carol Ward, Marilyn Evans and Mark Evans. Loved Grandma of six grandchildren. Loved sister of Bet Skou (Marton). Sincere thanks to the management and staff of Winara House for their dedication. In accordance with Marjorie’s wishes a private service is to be held. Messages to 547, Queen St East, Levin 5510.


 

ROWE, Elizabeth Catherine (Betty)

ROWE, Elizabeth Catherine (Betty). Of Levin, formerly Cambridge. Passed away peacefully on Sunday October 2, 2016, aged 93 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Colin. Much loved mother of Stephen. A private service for Betty has been held.


 

KEITH, Kevin Charles

KEITH, Kevin Charles. Passed away peacefully at Summerset Home in Levin on Friday 30th September 2016. Aged 73 years. Dearly loved son of the late Betty and Charlie Keith. Loved brother of Adele and Geoff, Colin and Pauline, Bryan and Sula. Loving Uncle and Great Uncle to all his nieces and nephews. The family would like to thank the staff of Summerset for their love and care for Kevin. A funeral service will be held at The Funeral Home, 545 Queen Street, Levin, on Wednesday 5th October 2016 at 11.00am. Thereafter private cremation at The Avenue Crematorium, Levin.


 

INGRAM, Alice Joyce (Joyce)

INGRAM, Alice Joyce (Joyce). Peacefully with her family in Levin on Friday 30th September 2016. Forty years after her beloved husband Alf. Dearly loved mum of Janice (Jan Wade) and the late Roy Ingram. Respected mother-in-law of the late Fred Wade and a loved ‘mum’ of Jacqueline. Much loved Grandma of the late Michelle Bennett, Donna Bennett, Rochelle and Chris Cheeseman, Nicky, Petty and Stephen and Julie Petty. A much loved great grandma of Michaela, Dana, Rhys, Nikkita, Shelley, Max, Maia and Kira, and a loved ‘Grandma’ to Sonya. Much loved sister of Ron and Marj Newman (Feilding) and the late Ralph and Roz Newman. In her 95th year. A celebration of Joyce’s life will be held at The Funeral home, 545 Queen Street, Levin, on Wednesday 5th October 2016 at 2.00pm. Thereafter private cremation at The Avenue Crematorium, Levin.


 

UNDERWOOD, John Richard Buswell

UNDERWOOD, John Richard Buswell. 16.12.1924 – 28.09.2016. Passed away peacefully at Horowhenua Public Hospital surrounded by family. Loyal, loving husband of Joy Underwood for over 62 years and younger brother to Freda Dunshea (dec 2012) and Jean Muir of Hamilton. Proud father and father in law of David, Dianne and John, Tony and Michelle, Kim, Lynn and Paul. Poppa of Julia, Zach, Aimee, Jasmine and Thomas, Kelly, Aydan and Sean, Jessica, Jeremy, Cassie, Kylie, Cory and Ashleigh, Katie, Emily (dec 1985) and Chelsea, Cydney and Stephanie. Great Poppa of Me’a, Leila and Nala, Maleah and Mason, Hunter, Harrison. A man of few words, unbroken promises, quick wit and a big heart. A private service was held on 4th October to remember his legacy. Message to “The Underwood Family” c/- 547 Queen St. Levin 5510.


 

KENNEDY, Lois Clare

KENNEDY, Lois Clare (nee Saxon). Passed away peacefully at her home in Levin, on 28th September 2016, aged 91 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Patrick. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Mike & Rosemary, Pauline (dec’d), Maureen & Terry (dec’d), Colleen  & Phillip, Corena & Pete, Esta & Allan. A loved Nana, Great Nana and Great Great Nana. Requiem Mass was celebrated at St Joseph’s Catholic Church, Levin on Tuesday 4th October 2016.


 

SALTON, Margaret (Maggie)

SALTON, Margaret (Maggie). Of Levin. Peacefully, after a short illness on Tuesday, September 27, 2016, aged 80 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Alexander (Alex). Adored and loved mother and mother-in-law of Linda, and Andrew and Kerry. A very special Nana to Michael and Kellyanne, Carlina and Yonni, Stacey, Wade and Katrina, Taylor and Great-Nana of 12. A ‘treasured’ Maggie to all her family in Scotland and England. Special mention to Gloria for her support and care of Maggie over the last 4 years and also special thanks to the dedicated staff of Arohanui Hospice for their care of Maggie over the last weeks. In lieu of flowers, donations to Arohanui Hospice would be appreciated. A funeral service for Maggie will be held at The Funeral Home, 545 Queen St. Levin on Saturday October 1, 2016 at 11.00am.


 

DAVEY, Annette Taylor

DAVEY, Annette Taylor (nee Stothers). Of Ohau. Passed away on Tuesday 27th September 2016, aged 70 years. Dearly loved wife of Bill. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Heather & Tony, Andrew & Megan, Rebecca & Carly. Loved Grandma of Rachel, Mathew, Georgia, Octavia, Josh and Sophia. Service at The Funeral Home, 545, Queen St East, Levin on Friday 30th September 2016 at 12 noon. Followed by interment at Foxton Cemetery. Sincere thanks to the nursing staff of Star 4, Horowhenua Health Centre for their dedication. You were a worker and a battler. We all love you to the moon and back. You will always remain in our hearts.


 

NAGY, Ngaire Maree

NAGY, Ngaire Maree  (nee McMinn). Of Levin. Passed away on 24th September 2016, at Palmerston North Hospital. Dearly loved wife of Geza. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Maurice & Helen Brown; and Jeanna Brown. Loved Nana of Kadin and Tarin. Rest In Peace. In accordance with Ngaire’s wishes, a private funeral service has been held.


 

BIGNELL, Richard James (Jim)

BIGNELL, Richard James (Jim). Of Levin. Passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Thursday September 23, 2016 aged 75 years. Loving husband of Valerie for 54 years. Loving father of Darin & Louise, Karen & Damon, and Adam & Jude. Treasured Papa of Logan, Jordan, Shaun, Sian, Connor, and Jack. A big thanks to Jim’s care team and staff of Arohanui Hospice for their love and care of Jim. In accordance with Jim’s wishes a private service has been held.


 

DIXIE, Dr John Alexander (Alec)

DIXIE, Dr John Alexander (Alec). Of Levin. Passed away peacefully on September 21st 2016, aged 92 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Trish. Loved father and father-in-law of Nick & Alison, Anne & Marty Lawrence; and Simon. Loved Dad, Grandad and Great Grandad. A private service was held on Saturday. Sincere thanks to all staff of Summerset Centre for their love and care. Messages to 547, Queen St East, Levin 5510.


 

HONEYMAN, Patricia

HONEYMAN, Patricia. Of Levin. On 22nd September 2016, in her 91st year. Loved sister of Rosina (Nina) and step-sister of Brian and Noreen (both dec’d). Loved aunt of Anne, Michael, Steven and Ailsa. Loved great aunt of Shaun, Mark and Paul, Crispian, Simone and Vanessa. Dear friend of Kay. Grateful thanks to the management and staff of Summerset Centre for their dedicated care. A celebration of Pat’s life will be held at The Funeral Home, 545, Queen St East, Levin on Wednesday 28th September 2016 at 11 am. Private cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Cancer Society would be appreciated and may be left at the service.


 

BENFELL, Edward Alfred (Ted)

BENFELL, Edward Alfred (Ted). Died suddenly at home in Wanganui on 20th September 2016. Loved son of the late Alfred and Margaret of Marton. Loved brother and brother in law of Helen and Bob Tierney, Levin, and the late Trevor, Marton. All messages to 9 Cambridge Place, Levin 5510. In accordance with Ted’s wishes a private burial has taken place.


 

FRICKER, Shona Dinah

FRICKER, Shona Dinah. Of Levin. Passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on September 17, 2016 following a courageous battle with illness. Loved wife of John for 40 years. Adored mum to Rozz & Vinnie, Jason & Bridgette, Rob & Chantel. Loved grandmother of her 12 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. Special thanks to ICU staff, Palmerston North. Service for Shona has been held. at The Funeral Home, 545 Queen St. East, Levin on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at 1.30pm, followed by private cremation.


 

HARTE, Eileen

HARTE, Eileen. Aged 90. Died peacefully in her sleep, surrounded by family at the Masonic Village Rest Home in Levin. Much loved wife of Paul. She will be missed by him, her children, Mike & Anne, Jacqui & Pat, Dave & Chris, Rob & Sheryl, Erin & Martine, her grandchildren, Adam and Tash, Ryan and Marina, Rebecca, Grace, Paul, Anika, Ben, Elise, Estella, Emerald and Keaton, and her great grandchild Kinley-Rose. Our grateful thanks to the staff of the Masonic Village for the love and care. Funeral arrangements to follow.


 

HANITA-PAKI, Uruorangi JP

HANITA-PAKI, Uruorangi JP. Of Levin. Born 17 July 1933, died 15 September 2016, aged 83 years. Wife of Kawaurukuroa Hanita-Paki (Died 1992). Mother to Yoland, Sandra, Bryce, Wayne, Hanita, Tama, Deanna, Peter (Dec’d), Gordon and Tracy. Sibling to Tama, John (Dec’d), David, Joyce, Rosalie, Peter and Paul (Dec’d). Grandmother of 36, Great Grandmother of 59, Great Great Grandmother to Caleb. Service at Kawiu Marae, Levin,  on    Monday 19thSeptember 2016 at 11.00am.


 

MURRAY, Raukura Chanel Patricia (Mokai)

MURRAY, Raukura Chanel Patricia (Mokai). Of Levin. On September 6, 2016 at Palmerston North Hospital, aged 63 years. Dearly loved wife of Bruce. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Lyn and Rodney, Dean and Jess, Melanie and Uriah, Charles and Celeste. A loved grandmother. Service at Tukorehe Marae, Main Road, Kuku, on Friday September 9, 2016, at 11.00am. Followed by interment at the Urupa.


 

CAHILL, Patricia Anne

CAHILL, Patricia Anne. Of Levin. Passed away peacefully on Sunday 4th September 2016, aged 61 years. Dearly loved daughter of Eileen & Thomas Cahill (both dec’d). Loved sister and sister-in-law of Greg & Margaret, David & Yukari; and Martin. A loved aunt of her nieces and nephews. Loved by her extended family at 11 Kebbell Avenue, Levin. A celebration of Patricia’s life will be held at 11, Kebbell Avenue, Levin tomorrow (Wednesday) 7th September 2016 at 2 pm. Private cremation to follow. Many thanks to the staff of NZ Care for their dedication.


 

PRIEST, Jessie Malachi

PRIEST, Jessie Malachi. Of Levin. Passed away tragically on Saturday September 3, 2016 aged 26 years. Dearly loved son of Aroha Priest and Ron Mcfarland. Loved brother of Jasmine Lee-Lo-Smith, Jireh and Jordan Pirihi. Now with our Anahera Pono Johanna, Koro, Nan and Uncle Lucky. Loved partner of Tracey Ellington and all his Samoan, Scottish, Maori and English whanau, our Ngapuhi Taranaki Te Ati-Awa and ngai-tahu chief and Sogi Matai. “I’m so proud of you my son” Tangihana at Parihaka Pa, Pungarehu on Thursday, September 8, 2016 at 11.00am. ‘naumai Hara mai nga Hau e wha’


 

WOODLEY, Natalie Margaret

WOODLEY, Natalie Margaret, nee Gerrand. Of Levin. Passed away peacefully on 1st September 2016, aged 86 years. Dearly loved wife of the late John. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Peter and Jackie, Christine (dec’d) and Wayne Palmer. Loved Grandma of Kim, Reece, Bryce, Jayde, Jarod and Cameron. Sincere thanks to the management and staff of The Horowhenua Masonic Rest Home for their care of Natalie. Service at The Funeral Home, 545 Queen Street, Levin, on Wednesday 7th September 2016 at 11.00am. Private cremation to follow.


 

WAHO, Murray

WAHO, Murray. Passed away on 30 August 2016. Loved husband of the late Margaret. Loved father of Margaret. A service was held at Poutu Marae, Shannon on Saturday 2 September 2016.


 

RANGIUIA, Whaioranga Margaret

RANGIUIA, Whaioranga Margaret: 7.12.1963 - 29.08.2016. Passed quietly at home amongst whanau. Mother of Marino, Kararaina, Ariana and Hemi. Nan to all her mokopuna. Service has been held on Friday September 2, 2016 at Tukorehe marae.


 

VINE, Helen Joy

VINE, Helen Joy. Born August 2, 1950. Passed away unexpectedly August 26, 2016. Helen will be very much missed by her family, flatmates, friends and staff. Thanks go to everybody who has cared for and supported Helen at Kimberley Centre and NZ Care Disability. A service for Helen has been held.


 

BYERS, Dorothea Sarah

BYERS, Dorothea Sarah (née Waddell). Of Levin. Passed away peacefully on 25th August 2016, aged 95 and a half years. Dearly loved wife of the late Arthur. A loved mother, mother-in-law grandmother and great grandmother. A service was held in Levin on Monday 29th August 2016.


 

FUGE, Edward George

FUGE, Edward George. RNZN World War 11. Of Otaki. On 25th August 2016, aged 94 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Joan. A loved father, father-in-law, grandfather and great grandfather. A private funeral was held on Saturday 27th August 2016.


 

HURDLE, Nano Valerie

HURDLE, Nano Valerie. Of Levin. Died peacefully at home on Monday 22nd August 2016. Dearly loved wife of the late Gordon. Loved Mum of Chris and Suzanne, Mike and Catherina, Jo and George Procter, Nic and Bob Kitson, Dion and Michelle. Loved Grandma of Naomi, James, David, Mark, Olivia, Alex, Sarah, Luke and Emily. Great Grandma of Caitlyn, Tristan and Natalie. A Vigil Service will be held at St Joseph’s Catholic Church, Weraroa Road, Levin, on Thursday 25th August at 7.00pm. Requiem Mass will be celebrated at the Church, TODAY, Friday 26th August at 11.00am. Thereafter, private cremation at The Avenue Crematorium, Levin. In lieu of flowers, donations to the St Vincent de Paul Society would be appreciated, and may be left at the Mass.


 

PAROLI, Joy

PAROLI, Joy. Of Levin. (Formerly of Johnsonville) Born 13th February 1935, passed away peacefully on 21st August 2016, at Palmerston North Hospital. Dearly loved wife of Luigi (Lou) for 63.5 years. Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Celerina and Paul, Guiseppe (Joe) and Sharon, Antonio (Tony), Sylvana and Gan, Luigi and Melody, and Beni and Averil. Loving nana of 17 grand children, and loving great grandma of 28 great grand children. Service at The Queen Street Gospel Chapel, 543 Queen Street East, Levin, on Friday 26th August 2016, at 1.00pm. Thereafter, private cremation at The Avenue Crematorium, Levin.


 

LOWNDES, Margaret Noeline

LOWNDES, Margaret Noeline. Of Levin. (Formerly of Brooklyn, Wellington) On 20th August 2016. Aged 77 years. Dearly loved wife of David for over 50 years. Daughter of the late Lurline and Bill Glen. Special mum and mum-in-law to Alan and Fiona and Stephen. Nana to the late Christina, Nikolas, Alicia and Amy. Big sister to Norma and Lynette, and loved aunty to all her nieces and nephews. Margaret fought a hard battle to the end, brave and determined, as she has been all her life. We will miss you heaps. Always my mum, Alan. Service at The Funeral Home, 545 Queen Street East, Levin, tomorrow (Tuesday) 23rd August 2016, at 2.00pm. Private cremation to follow at The Avenue Crematorium, Levin. In lieu of flowers, donations to Arohanui Hospice would be appreciated, and may be left at the service.


 

SPURGEON, David Bernard

SPURGEON, David Bernard. Of Levin, formerly of Waikanae. Passed away peacefully at Palmerston North Hospital on 20th August 2016, aged 77 years. Dearly loved husband of Marion for 50 years. Loved brother of Harold (Auckland).Loved father and father-in-law of Brad & Karen (Hastings), Martyn & Kay (Blanchetown, South Australia). Loved Poppa of Adam, Joel, Luke, Jonathan and Julia, Shannon, Cameron, Kane and Sinaed. In accordance with David’s wishes, a private cremation has taken place. Messages to 547, Queen St East, Levin 5510.


 

MCCAUGHAN, Vera

MCCAUGHAN, Vera. Of Levin, formerly of Palmerston North. Passed away on 19th August 2016, in her 88th year. Loved daughter of Helen and Alexander McCaughan (both dec’d). A loved aunt. A service and interment was held at Palmerston North on Monday 22nd August 2016. Sincere thanks to the management and staff of Madison LifeCare for their dedication.


 

HAIMONA, Te Aomarama (Mara, Nan)

HAIMONA, Te Aomarama (Mara, Nan) nee Kohatu. Passed away peacefully at home on August 16th 2016. Loving wife of Te Rautangi (Joe) Haimona (dec’d). Dearly loved and missed by her children, Pauline, Joe, Raymond, Marlene, Peter, Lavinia and Karen. Also her sons and daughter in laws, Mark, Bev, Sah, Hune, Sandra and Dickie. Always loved by her many mokopuna and great-mokopuna. Our Nan will lay at Katihiku Marae, Te Horo until her service there on Friday August 19th 2016 at 11 am. “Ehara te aroha i te kirimoko, engari ko tena e pupu ake ana i roto i te ngakau”.


 

SULLIVAN, George Frederick

SULLIVAN, George Frederick. Of Levin. Passed away peacefully at Palmerston North Hospital on 16th August 2016, aged 90 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Hilda. Beloved Dad to Barry, Sue & Bert. Adored Grandad to Jane and Kane. “He will be forever in our memories and always in our hearts”. A service for George will be held at The Funeral Home, 545, Queen St East, Levin tomorrow (Friday) 19th August 2016 at 11 am. Thereafter private cremation at The Avenue Crematorium, Levin. No flowers please, but donations to St John would be appreciated and may be left at the service. Messages to 547, Queen St East, Levin 5510.


 

SCAIFE, Peter John

SCAIFE, Peter John. Of Foxton. Passed away peacefully at Arohanui Hospice on Saturday 13 August 2016 surrounded by his loving family, aged 58 years. Cherished son of the late Peter and Judy Scaife. Loved brother of Sharon, and Wendy & Richard. Loved Uncle of Aimee, Stefan, Bonnie, Ritchie (dec), John and their families. Family wish to thank the staff of Arohanui Hospice for their care of Peter. A service for Scaifee will be held at The Funeral Home, 545 Queen St. East, Levin on Wednesday 17 August 2016 at 11.00am followed by interment at The Avenue Lawn Cemetery, Levin.


 

FORREST, Eileen Hilda (Hilda)

FORREST, Eileen Hilda (Hilda). Passed away peacefully on Saturday 13 August 2016 at The Madison Rest Home, Levin, aged 86 years. Much loved Mum, Grandma and Great Grandma. Hilda’s service will be held at The Funeral Home, 545 Queen St. East, Levin on Tuesday 16 August 2016 at 2.00pm. Messages C/- 547 Queen St. East, Levin 5510.


 

MOEAU, John Paiteihonga

MOEAU, John Paiteihonga. Of Otaki. Regt. No. 569194, 16 Field Regt. Korea. Passed away at Ocean View Residential Care, Otaki Beach on Thursday August 11, 2016, aged 83 years. Beloved husband of the late Zena Meretini Moeau (nee Cook) for 58 years. Loved Dad and father in law of Pare & Ken, Anaru, Iriapa (dec) & Sarah, Michael & Donna, Winiata (dec), and Apihai & Shirelle. Loving Gandpi of his 19 grandchildren and many great grandchildren. Loved brother, brother in law and Uncle to all. Many thanks to the nursing staff at Ocean View Residential Care for their excellent care of Dad. A service for John will be held at St Mary’s Catholic Church, Convent Rd, Otaki on Sunday August 14, 2016 at 1.00pm followed by interment at Rangiatea Urupa. Our Hound Dog John is lying in state at Tainui Marae, Convent Rd, Otaki. Haere atu ra e pa ki o tatou tipuna o Ngati Kahungunu ki Wairoa.


 

PLAYFORD – PEARCE, Dorothea Isabel Ann

PLAYFORD – PEARCE, Dorothea Isabel Ann. Passed away peacefully on Tuesday 9 August 2016 at Palmerston North hospital surrounded by her loving family. Dearly loved wife of the late Warren Pearce and the late Jack Playford. Much loved mum of Sheryl, Philip, and Darren & Sharyn. Loved Nana of Rowan and Brandon; Ryan and Jack; Amanda, Rachel, Kristy, Thomas, Emily, Jamie and Matthew. A celebration of Doro’s life will be held at Life Changes Church, Cambridge Street, Levin TODAY Friday 12 August 2016 at 11.00am followed by interment at The Avenue Lawn Cemetery, Levin. Messages C/- 547 Queen St. East, Levin 5510.


 

MACGREGOR, Murray James

MACGREGOR, Murray James. Of Levin. Passed away on 7th August 2016, in his 72nd year. Dearly loved husband of Palmarina. Loved stepfather of Sheila. Loved grandfather of Jonathan, Naomi and Melody. Loved brother of Ian and Bob. Service at The Funeral Home, 545, Queen St East, Levin tomorrow (Wednesday) 10th August 2016 at 11 am. Private cremation to follow. Messages to 547. Queen St East, Levin 5510.


 

CARKEEK, Kevin Donald

CARKEEK, Kevin Donald. Passed away peacefully with whanau at his side 5 August 2016. Kev will be laying at his home, 96 Kahukura Ave, Waitarere Beach, for all to pay their respects until his service at Waitarere Scout Hall on Monday 8 August 2016 at 11am.


 

HODGE, Dorothy Barbara (Barb)

HODGE, Dorothy Barbara (Barb). It is with much sadness that Barbara’s family announce that Barb died on Wednesday 3rd August 2016. Loved and respected wife of the late Pete. A Farewell was held at the Manakau Community Hall on Wednesday 10th August 2016.


 

TWISS, Richard John

TWISS, Richard John. Of Levin. Passed away peacefully on 1st August 2016, aged 74 years. Dearly loved son of Margaret & Ken (both dec’d). Loved brother and brother-in-law of Jane (dec’d) & Peter. Loved uncle to Simon and Thomas. Service at the MacDonnell Chapel, Horowhenua Masonic Village, 685, Queen St East, Levin on Wednesday 10th August 2016 at 11 am. Private interment to follow at The Avenue Lawn Cemetery, Levin.


 

WHITE, Temahinganui Mary

WHITE, Temahinganui Mary. Of Levin. Passed away on 28th July 2016, in her 47th year. Dearly loved daughter of Ihakapererangi and Te Kahau White (both dec’d). A loved sister and aunt. A service and interment was held on Monday 1st August 2016.


 

HIRST, Douglas James (Doug)

HIRST, Douglas James (Doug). Passed peacefully at Garden View Rest Home, Levin on Tuesday 26 July 2016 aged 71 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Liz. Loved father of Craig and Gregory. Loved Pop of Meihaka, Zyran, Megan, Rachael and Lauren. Loved Uncle to all his nephews and nieces. The family wish to Thank the staff of Garden View for their love, support and dedicated care. A service for Doug will be held at The Funeral Home, 545 Queen St. East, Levin on Monday 1 August 2016 at 2.00pm, thereafter a private cremation.


 

GRAHAM, Joy Veronica Lesley

GRAHAM, Joy Veronica Lesley. Of Levin. Peacefully at The Masonic Village Hospital, Levin on 23rd July 2016, aged 79 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Murray. Devoted mother of Marie, Louise, Josephine (dec’d) and Bridgette. Loved Nana to her 7 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. In accordance with Joy’s wishes, a private service has been held.


 

HALL, Kevin Rawiti

HALL, Kevin Rawiti. Passed away suddenly in Wanganui, aged 54 years. Beloved son of John and Mary Hall. Much loved father to Joshua, Jessica and Jayden. Much loved Grandfather. Loved Brother to Mary, John, Donna and the late Judith. Much loved uncle and great uncle to all his nieces and nephews. A service to be held at The Funeral Home, 545 Queen St. East, Levin on Friday 22 July 2016 at 11am, followed by private cremation.


 

HATT, Lynette Caroline (Lyn)

HATT, Lynette Caroline (Lyn) nee Webster. Born 31 January 1947 passed away on Friday 15 July 2016, aged 69 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Andrew Hatt. Much loved mother of Hayden & Lisa. Loved Nana of Maria, Jessica, Junior and Kyle. Much loved sister of Jill, Bev, John (dec’d) and Vicki. Beloved Aunty to Sharlene, Dean, Brendon, Julian, Amberlea and Maxwell. A celebration of Lyn’s life will be held at The Funeral Home, 545 Queen St, Levin on Thursday 21 July 2016 at 11.00am. Followed by a service for to be held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Bath Street, Levin at 1.00pm. Thereafter a private cremation. Messages C/- 547 Queen St East, Levin 5510.


 

HAKARAIA, Te Hopehuia

The Venerable Te Hopehuia Hakaraia 10.10.56 to 9.7.16. Ma te Atua koe manaaki. Loved son, husband, father, koro and uncle. A servant of Rangiatea and te Hui Amorangi. ki te Upoko o te Ika. He is lying at Wehi Wehi Marae, Manakau and will be laid to rest at his beloved Rangiatea. Service to held at Rangiatea Church, 33 Te Rauparaha St, Otaki on Tuesday 12th July 2016 at 1.00pm. May he rest in peace and Rise in Glory.


 

COLLINS, James Stephen (Jim)

COLLINS, James Stephen (Jim). Aged 82 years. Died suddenly but peacefully on Tuesday 5 July 2016 at Arohanui Hospice after a quiet but determined battle with cancer. Much loved husband & soulmate of Marion Raye and step-father of Louise, Karen & Ashok, Matthew and Andrew. A private memorial service has been held. Messages C/- 547 Queen St, Levin 5510.


 

ILES, Sylvia

ILES, Sylvia. Of Levin. (Formerly of UK and Canada). On 29th June 2016 at Palmerston North Hospital, in her 72nd year. Dearly loved wife of David for such a brief time. Service at The Funeral Home, 545, Queen St East, Levin on Monday 4th July 2016 at 11 am. Private cremation to follow at The Avenue Crematorium, Levin.


 

BATTEN, June Francis

BATTEN, June Francis. Of Levin. Passed away peacefully on Sunday 26 June 2016. Dearly loved daughter of Des and Molly. Loved sister of Alan, David and Paul. Much loved mother of Fleur and Reuben. Cherished Nana of her 6 Grandsons. A service for June will be held at The Kingdom Hall, 25 McKenzie St, Levin on Friday 1 July 2016 at 1pm followed by a life celebration at The Funeral Home, 545 Queen St. Levin at 2pm.


 

WILSON, Peter Bunny Ransfield (Bunny)

WILSON Peter Bunny Ransfield (Bunny). Of Levin. Passed away peacefully on 23rd June 2016, in his 74th year. Dearly loved husband of Yvonne. Loved father and father-in-law of Fiona, Stephen & Joanne, Tina-Marie & Temuera. Loved Grandfather of Ani-Oriwia, Wiremu, Joshua, TJ, Nicole, Arihia, Maia, Kahuao and Aorangi. Sincere thanks to the management and staff of the Madison Life Care for their dedication. Service at Tukorehe Marae, Main Rd, Kuku on Monday 27th June 2016 at 11 am. Followed by interment at the family Urupa.


 

MORGAN, Ivan Godfrey

MORGAN, Ivan Godfrey. Of Levin. Peacefully at home, in Jo’s arms, on 20th June 2016. Dearly loved husband of Jocelyn (Jo). Loved father and father-in-law of Brenda and Eddie (Napier), Ivan and Jodie (Australia), and Catherine and Rob (Levin). Loving Grandad to Courtney, Jayden, Jamie, Hunter, Rose, Shayne and Blaike. Loved brother, brother-in-law, uncle, cousin and friend to many. Service at The Queen Street Gospel Chapel, 543 Queen Street East, Levin, on Saturday 25th June 2016, at 1.30pm. Thereafter, private cremation at The Avenue Crematorium, Levin. In lieu of flowers, donations to Arohanui Hospice, or The Stroke Support group would be appreciated and may be left in the Chapel foyer. A tribute may be left for Ivan on his page at www.tributes.co.nz. I C Mark Ltd, Levin.


 

SELLEN, Patricia Pauline

SELLEN, Patricia Pauline. Of Levin. Passed away on Thursday June 16, 2016. Dearly loved wife of the late Murray. Loved mother of David and the late Janet. Loved sister and sister-in-law of Arnie & Marie. Loved Aunt and great Aunt. In accordance with Patricia’s wishes a private cremation has been held. Messages C/- 547 Queen St East, Levin 5510.


 

NEWTON, Christine Faye

NEWTON, Christine Faye (nee Sweetman). Of Otaki formerly of Whangarei and Paraparaumu. Passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Wednesday 15 June 2016 at Arohanui Hospice, aged 62 years. Dearly loved wife of Bob for 44 years. Loved mother and mother in law of Brent & Lynda, Sonya & Gavin Lafrentz, and Angela. Loved Nana of Mitchell and Cameron. A loved sister and sister in law of Alison & Allan, Linda (dec’d) & Min, Doug & Margaret, Bryan & Pauline, Craig & Sylvia and Joanne (Bub), also to Lee & Rick, Gwen, and Jenny. A special thank you to the Dr’s, Nurses and Hospice staff for their love, care and support of Christine. A celebration of Christine’s life will be held at All Saints Anglican Church, Te Rauparaha St. Otaki on Monday 20 June 2016 at 11.00am. Private cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations to Arohanui Hospice would be appreciated and may be left at the service. Messages C/- 547 Queen St East, Levin 5510.


 

PARR, Marguerite Yvonne

PARR Marguerite Yvonne (nee Downs). Of Levin (Formerly of Churton Park, Wellington). On 16th June 2016. Dearly loved wife of the late Maurice Crump. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Yvonne; John & Kay. A loved grandmother and great grandmother. Sincere thanks to the management and staff of Summerset Centre for their care and kindness. Family and close friends are invited to 34 Anaru St, Raumati Beach on Sunday 19th June 2016 at 3 pm. Messages to 547, Queen St East, Levin 5510.


 

CUMMING, Joan Margaret

CUMMING, Joan Margaret (nee Widdop.) Of Levin. On 13th June 2016, aged 90 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Jim. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Lynette & Chris Harrison, Karenne & Brian Woolston; and Trudy Hirini. Loved Nana of Maria, Nicky, Shane, Tina-Marie, Natarsha, Danielle and Katarina. Loved by her 18 great grandchildren and 4 great great grandchildren. Sincere thanks to the management and staff of Reevedon Home and Te Whanau Home and Hospital for their dedicated care. A celebration of Joan’s life will be held at The Funeral Home, 545, Queen St East, Levin on Friday 17th June 2016 at 1-30 pm. Private cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations to The NZ Heart Foundation would be appreciated and may be left at the service. Messages to 547, Queen St East, Levin 5510.


 

WILSON, Carol Jane

WILSON, Carol Jane (nee Coutts). Of Ohau. Passed away peacefully on Saturday 11th June 2016, aged 55 years. Dearly loved daughter of Nona & George. Loved sister of Dawn and loved aunt of her nieces and nephews. A celebration of Carol’s life was held in Levin on Wednesday 15th June 2016. Messages to 547. Queen St East, Levin 5510.


 

GRAVES, Damian Richards

Graves, Damian Richards. Levin, 57 years young. The hugely loved Damian Richards Graves, devoted husband of Jill and sensational father of Amy-Jane and Tom, Brendan and Teri, Sophie and Matt, Jessica and Jackson and Kane, Gramps to Dexter, son to Walter and the late Freda, son in law to Marie and the late John McDonald, brother to Liam, Jemma, Blaise, Declan and Jacinta, courageously ended his well fought battle with cancer very peacefully, at his family home in Levin, on Tuesday 7th June 2016.  Well known for fighting crime and for being a top notch family man. Damian’s wider family would like to extend the invite to celebrate his life. The Rosary will be held at 7pm on Friday 10th June 2016 at St Joseph’s Catholic Church, Weraroa Road, Levin. The funeral service will then be held on Saturday 11th June 2016 at 1pm at the The Salvation Army Worship and Community Centre, Durham Street, Levin. Messages for the family C/- 547 Queen Street, Levin. If you would like to share a tribute, please visit Damian's page at www.tributes.co.nz. In lieu of flowers please donate to Arohanui Hospice, who have provided remarkable support. These may be left at the service.


 

RIPPIN, David John

RIPPIN, David John. Passed away peacefully on Sunday 5th June 2016, in his 91st year surrounded by family at the Levin Home for War Veterans. Beloved husband of the late Nancy. Much loved father of Alexia & Barry, Sally & Cliff. Very much loved Poppa of Michael, Julie, Debbie, Brian, Andrew and David. Great Poppa to his 15 great grandchildren. Treasured friend to Fay Wall and her family. Service at The Salvation Army Worship and Community Centre, Durham Street, Levin, on Wednesday 8th June 2016 at 11.00am. Thereafter interment at The Avenue Services Cemetery, Avenue North Road, Levin.


 

THOMAS, Mavis Lois

THOMAS, Mavis Lois (nee Robishaw). Passed away peacefully at Horowhenua Health Centre on 4th June 2016. Dearly beloved wife of the late Brian Carlton Thomas. Loved mother of Lesley Bond (Blackpool, UK) deceased, & Terry Fisher (Kent, UK) Grandmother of Jodie & Brett, & great grandmother of three, (all of UK). Sister in law of Beth & Bernard Sheridan (UK) both deceased, Bruce (deceased) & Lorraine Thomas (Tauranga), Bill & Allison Thomas (Waitara). Loved aunty to her nieces & nephews, great nieces & nephews. A celebration of Mavis’ life will be held on Friday 10th June 2016 at The Funeral Home, 545 Queen Street East, Levin at 1.30pm, followed by private cremation at The Avenue Crematorium, Levin.


 

LIM, Kwei Sun

LIM, Kwei Sun. Of Levin. Passed away on Friday 3 June 2016 at Te Whanau Rest Home, aged 80 years. Dearly loved wife to the late Poon. Loved mother and mother-in-law to Phillip, Nancy & Martin, John & Fen, Gordon, Michael, Linda & Lyndon, and Donald. Missed Por Por to Melissa, Chantelle, Karla and Nicole. Also missed Ma Ma to Daniel and Amy. Loved sister to Jack (Levin) and loved sister to Kee (deceased) and loved Aunty to her nieces and nephews. A celebration of Kwei’s life will be held at The Funeral Home, 545, Queen St East, Levin on  Wednesday 8th June 2016 at 2.00pm. Thereafter interment at The Avenue Lawn Cemetery, Levin. In lieu of flowers, donations to St John would be appreciated and may be left at the service. ‘She lived a happy and fulfilling life’


 

RZEPECKY, Raymond Walter (Ray)

RZEPECKY, Raymond Walter (Ray). Of Levin. Passed away peacefully on Wednesday 1 June 2016, in his 86th year. Much loved husband of Janet. Dearly loved father of Philip and David and father in law to Belinda. Loved Grandfather of Sophie, Charlotte and Emma. Brother and brother in law to the late Brian and Hilda, Colleen (dec’d) and Stan Camps, and Sandra and Graeme. ‘Rest in Peace’. A service for Ray will be held at The Funeral Home, 545 Queen St East, Levin on Tuesday 6 June 2016 at 2.00pm. Thereafter private cremation. Messages C/- 547 Queen St East, Levin 5510.


 

PREBENSEN, Ivan Trevor

PREBENSEN, Ivan Trevor. Of Levin. Passed away peacefully on 30th May 2016, aged 74 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Frances. Loved father of Delene and Ashley. Loved brother of Shirley. Loved son of the late Jim and Agnes and loved master of Rosie the dog. Sincere thanks to the management and staff of Te Whanau Home and Hospital and to Arohanui Hospice for their dedicated care. A celebration of Ivan’s life was held on Friday 3rd June 2016.


 

BIRD, Valerie May (val)

BIRD, Valerie May (Val). Of Levin. Passed away suddenly on Friday May 27, 2016, in her 63rd year. Loving sister of Graeme and Diane. Aunty of Karl, Hayden, Nathan and Great Aunt to Shayden, Lawton, Krystal, Maddison and Jade. A service for Val will be held at The Funeral Home, 545 Queen St. East on Thursday June 2, 2016 at 11.00am. Thereafter interment at The Avenue Lawn Cemetery, Levin. Messages C/- 547 Queen St East, Levin 5510.


 

OSBORNE, Marama Alice

OSBORNE, Marama Alice. Passed away peacefully at Arohanui Hospice on Thursday 26 May 2016, aged 59 years. Dearly loved wife of Ted. Treasured mother of Gary and Daniel. Loved sister of Suzanne, Kerry and Patricia. A service for Marama will be held at her home, 57 Bryce Street, Shannon TODAY, Tuesday 31 May 2016 at 11.00am. Thereafter interment at The Avenue Lawn Cemetery, Levin.


 

WHEATER, Susie

WHEATER, Susie. Of Otaki. Peacefully on Tuesday 24 May 2016 at Horowhenua Health Centre, Levin, aged 93 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Alan. Mother of Gary & Lyn, and Darryl & Sally. Grandmother of Joel, Rochelle, Alan Michael, Nicole, Danielle, Darren, Alan Benjamin, Jordan and Jessica. Great Grandmother of Leon and Tyler. A farewell for Susie will be held at The Funeral Home, 545 Queen Street East, Levin on Saturday 4 June 2016 at 10.30am. Thereafter private cremation. Messages C/- 547 Queen St East, Levin 5510.


 

WATTERS, Kathleen (Kitty)

WATTERS, Kathleen (Kitty). Of Levin. Passed away at Madison Rest Home Levin, on Wednesday May 18, 2016 in her 89th year. Dearly loved and devoted wife of Bill (deceased) for 64 years. Adored and loved mum and friend of Jim & Tracey (Aust), Mae & Ken (Aust), Bill & Sia (Levin), Martin (dec’d), Steve & Olwyn (Wellington), and Michelle & Tony (Greytown). Adored and honoured Grandma of Tom & Mel; Terisa & Henry, Willie & Kylie, Kieran & Faith; Craig & Kay, Jo Ann & Sops; Caitlin, Liam; Laurence, Kimberly, Theo and her 14 great grandchildren. A huge and sincere thank you to all the staff of Madison, for their wonderful care of Kitty and family. In lieu of flowers donations to St. Vincent de Paul would be greatly appreciated and may be left at the service. A Vigil for Kitty will be held at St. Joseph's Catholic Church Weraroa Road, Levin, on Thursday May 19, 2016 at 7pm. A Requiem Mass for Kitty will be held at St. Joseph's on Friday May 20, 2016 at 11am followed by private cremation. Messages C/- 547 Queen St East, Levin 5510.


 

BERGMAN, Valerie Jean

BERGMAN, Valerie Jean. Of Paraparaumu. On 17th May 2016, aged 77 years, after a long illness MS. A loved daughter, sister, colleague and friend to many. Now at peace. Sincere thanks to the management and staff of Eldon Lodge for their committed and dedicated care. A private cremation has been held. Messages to P O Box 263 Waikanae 5250.


 

PINK, William James (Bill)

PINK, William James (Bill). Retired electrician. Life Member of Levin Cosmopolitan Club. Passed away peacefully at Wellington Hospital on 15th May 2016, aged 71 years. Loved father and father-in-law of Helen & Jude, Andrew & Nicolette, Cherie & Steven. Loved Grandad of Jade, Dylan, Bayley, James, Tayla, Shaun and Lachlan. Loved former husband of Patricia. A celebration of Bill’s life will be held at Queen St Gospel Chapel, Levin on Saturday 21st May 2016 at 11 am. Private cremation to follow. In Bill’s memory, donations to Wellington Hospital Respiratory Clinic would be appreciated and may be left at the service. Messages to 547, Queen St East, Levin 5510.


 

GLEESON, Annie Louise

GLEESON, Annie Louise. Of Levin. Passed away peacefully aged 83, at Levin Home for War Veterans on Sunday 15 May 2016. Dearly loved wife of Merv. Treasured mother and mother-in-law of Louise & Roy, David & Lorraine, Gary & Jan, Linda, Sandra & Warwick, Stephen & Lucy, and Cheryl. Loved Nana of all her Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren. A special thanks to all the caregivers and staff of the Levin Home for War Veterans for all their love care and support. A service will be held at The Funeral Home, 545 Queen St, Levin on Wednesday 18 May 2016 at 2.00pm followed by private cremation.


 

PENMAN, David John (Dave)

PENMAN, David John (Dave). Passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family at Horowhenua Health Centre on Saturday 14 May 2016, aged 79 years. Loving husband of Beryl, and father of Sandra, Robin & Cherie. Loved by all his Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren. A thank you to the caring staff at Garden View Rest Home and nurses at Star 4, Horowhenua Health Centre. In accordance with Dave’s wishes a private service has been held.


 

KYMBREKOS, Ioannis (Yanni)

KYMBREKOS Ioannis (Yanni). Of Otaki. Passed away on 13th May 2016. Loved husband of Jule. Loved by his very large immediate and extended family. A service and interment was held at Otaki on Tuesday 17th May 2016.


 

ALDRIDGE, Denis Noel (Pee Wee)

ALDRIDGE, Denis Noel (Pee Wee). Of Levin. Passed away peacefully on 10th May 2016, aged 68 years. Devoted and cherished husband of Jan (Sparrow) and the late Gail. Inspirational father and father-in-law of Julie & Josh Sage, Kate & Stevie Gillespie, Bridget & Matt Whipps. Loved stepdad of Becs & Kieran, Haley & Dale, Matt & Aleisha. Loved Pop of Lochy, Abigail, Georgia, Cooper, Claudia and Brody. A celebration of Denis’ life will be held at Tatum Park Conference Centre, Main Rd, Manakau on Saturday 14th May 2016 at 1 pm. Private cremation to follow. In memory of Denis, donations to Arohanui Hospice would be appreciated and may be left at the service. Messages to 547, Queen St East, Levin 5510.


 

GARLAND, Peter

GARLAND, Peter. Of Levin. On 5th May 2016 at Palmerston North after a long illness. Peter was very much loved by all his extended family and we will miss him enormously. Arohanui Peter. Haere ra. In accordance with Peters wishes a private service has been held.


 

LEGGETT, Francis May (May)

LEGGETT, Francis May (May) (nee Julius/Evans). Peacefully on 8 May 2016, aged 92years. Dearly loved wife of Ronald, (Ron), Dearly loved Mother and Mother in Law of Sherry & David (deceased), Patrick &Carol)(deceased), Jeffrey & Carrie and Brian & Elaine. Loved Stepmother of Maxine, Judy and Lynette. Treasured sister of Molly, Mary, Betty, John (all deceased) Peter & Baden. Beloved grandmother of Tracy Lee, Darren, Grant, Janine & David; Mathew, Jeremy & Karla; Vanessa & Baden; Jarrod & Josie May. Lisa Marie & Graeme; Molly, Dot & Tom.  Loved Nanna of her many Great-Grandchildren and Great-Great Grandchildren and Godchildren.  Will be forever loved and missed. A service will be held in the Horowhenua Masonic Village Chapel, 685 Queen Street Levin on Wednesday, 11th May at 12.30pm followed by a private cremation.


 

BELL Anthony George (Tony)

BELL Anthony George (Tony). Of Levin. On 9th May 2016, aged 69 years. Dearly loved son of Hazel & Noel Bell (both dec’d). Loved brother and brother-in-law of Noeline & Edgar Spark. Service at his home, 11 Kebbell Avenue, Levin on Friday 13th May 2016 at 11 am. Private cremation to follow at The Avenue Crematorium, Levin. Sincere thanks to all staff of NZ Care for their dedication.


 

McGREGOR, Lauchlan Burnett (Locky)

McGREGOR, Lauchlan Burnett (Locky). Of Hokio Beach. Passed away peacefully at Arohanui Hospice on 8th May 2016, aged 69 years. Dearly loved husband of Chris (Janice). Loved father and father-in-law of Lauchlan & Amanda, Karen, Lynda (Liz), Brenda & Frank. Loved grandfather of Adriana, Chelsea, LJ, Cooper, Zoe and JB. A celebration of Locky’s life will be held at The Funeral Home, 545, Queen St East, Levin on Thursday 12th May 2016 at 11 am. Private cremation to follow at The Avenue Crematorium, Levin. Sincere thanks to all staff at Arohanui Hospice for their dedication.


 

THOMPSON, Hamilton (Tommy, Paddy)

THOMPSON, Hamilton (Tommy, Paddy). Of Levin. Peacefully, now at rest on 7 May 2016, aged 87 years. Dearly beloved husband of Jessie (dec),loved father of Carol, and Richard (dec) and cherished and devoted GrandPopsof Hamish. Dearly loved and respected brother, brother-in-law, ‘Uncle Paddy’, and deeply cherished lifelong friend to many. A celebration service for Tommy is to be held at the Levin War Veterans Home Lounge, 32 Prouse Street, Levinon Thursday12 May 2016 at11.15am. Flowers welcome and donations to Staff of Levin Home for War Veterans would be greatly appreciated, these can be left at the service or C/- 547 Queen Street East, Levin 5510.


 

GRAHAM, Hera Sarah

GRAHAM, Hera Sarah (Nee Tukaki). Of Levin. Passed away peacefully on May 1, 2016. Dearly loved wife of the late Ned. Loving mother and mother-in-law of Faylin and Wayne, Jamie and Lisa. Loving Nanny of Josh, Soraya, Carter, Karlena, Jordan, Ariana and Taylor. Great Nanny of Lincoln, Atlanta, Levi, Kyrie, Aubrey, Houston and Katya. "As we have you in our hearts, God is your keeper. This is my comfort in my afflictions, that your promise gives me life." Service at family home, 17 Shamrock St, Levin on Thursday May 5, 2016 at 1.00pm. Thereafter interment at The Avenue Lawn Cemetery, Levin.


 

RUAINE, Scott Andrew

RUAINE, Scott Andrew (born Jacobs). Of Levin. Passed away peacefully on 30th April 2016, aged 30 years young. Dearly loved son and best friend of Vicki and Nga. Very special step-son of Peter Curle. Beloved grandson of Reg (dec'd) and Bev Jacobs. Beloved nephew. A celebration of Scott's life will be held at The Avenue Crematorium, Avenue North Rd, Levin on Thursday 5th May 2016 at 1 pm.


 

HOOPER, Richard Leslie

HOOPER, Richard Leslie. Service No 429805 Corporal RNZAF. Of Levin. Passed away peacefully on Thursday 28 April 2016, aged 93 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Trish. Loved Pop of James and Clare. Loved grandad of Lachie and Milly. Treasured brother of June. Dearly loved uncle of Shona and Mark. Fond great uncle of Nikolai and Andrei. Service at the Levin Home for War Veterans Lounge, Prouse St, Levin on Wednesday 4th May 2016 at 11 am. Private cremation to follow at the Avenue Crematorium, Levin.


 

PRATT, Chester Hobden

PRATT, Chester Hobden. Of Foxton. Passed away peacefully at home on the 22nd April 2016. Aged 59 He was a proud father of Daniel, Joy and Marty. A loving Grandfather to Abbey, Conner and Heidee. He was loved, and in love with his partner Tina Steele. He was a loyal and caring friend to many nieces and nephews. Chester will always be remembered for his humour, his hart of gold, and his willingness to do all that he could for those that he loved. Chester's service will be held at Queen Street Chapel Queen Street Levin on 26th April 2016 at 11.30 am.


 

BARKER, Barry Ernest

BARKER, Barry Ernest: Of Levin. Passed away peacefully at Palmerston North Hospital on 21 April 2016, aged 88 years. Dearly loved husband of Dorothy. A respected step father and step grandfather. A loved brother and brother-in-law. Loved uncle of all his nieces and nephews. A celebration of Barry's life will be held at Levin Uniting Church, 87 Oxford St, Levin on Wednesday 27 April 2016 at 2pm. Private cremation to follow.


 

FLETCHER,  Alexander Topham (Alec)

FLETCHER,  Alexander Topham (Alec). 2nd Lt, Regt  No 277174, 27 Machine Gun Battalion, 8th Reinforcements, 2NZEF. Cassino veteran. Of Levin. Peacefully on 20 April 2016 at The Madison, Levin, in his 96th year. Dearly loved husband of the late June. Much loved and admired father and father-in-law of Ann, Linda and John, and Robin. Devoted Grandad of David and Bri Hogg, Alastair and Penny Hogg, Amy and Dave Allan, and Donna and Jon Lewis. Cherished great grandad of Oliver and Emily, Amelia (AJ) and Georgia, James and Jenna, and Patrick and Callan. Respected Patron of the Levin RSA and the Levin RSA Bowling Club. Grateful thanks to the staff at the Madison for their dedicated care. Service at Levin RSA on Tuesday 26 April 2016 at 1pm followed by interment at The Avenue Servicemen’s Cemetery, Avenue North Road, Levin. In lieu of flowers donations to the Levin RSA would be appreciated and may be left at the service.


 

GROUT, Annie Ethel (Nancy)

GROUT, Annie Ethel (Nancy). Of Levin. Peacefully at Horowhenua Masonic Village, on April 16, 2016, in her 99th year. Dearly loved wife of the late Charles. Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Ray and Barbara Grout. Loved Nana of Debbie and Derek Williams, and Paul and Leanne Grout. Loved Great Nana of Anna, Megan, George, Desiree and Tori. A big thank you to the staff of Horowhenua Masonic Rest Home for their wonderful care. In lieu of flowers donations to St John Ambulance would be greatly appreciated and may be left at the service. Service at The Funeral Home, 545 Queen St, Levin on Friday 22 April 2016 at 11 am followed by private cremation. Messages C/- 547 Queen St. East, Levin 5510.


 

CURTIS, Brian Ewart

CURTIS, Brian Ewart. Of Levin. Peacefully on Saturday 16thApril 2016 at Horowhenua Health Centre, Levin, aged 86 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Beryl. Loved father and father-in-law of Ian & Patricia (Sydney), Vivienne & Adrian Graves (Brisbane), and Pamela Cairns (Reporoa). Loved Poppa of Michael, Nathan, Ryan, Georgia, Blair, Kevin, Lachlan and Connor. Good friend to Raewyn. Many thanks to  all the staff at Horowhenua Health Centre for their dedicated care. Service at The Funeral Home, 545, Queen St East, Levin on Thursday 21st April 2016 at 2-30 pm. Private cremation to follow at The Avenue Crematorium, Levin. Messages C/- 547 Queen St, Levin 5510


 

MUDGWAY, Edward Noel (Noel)

MUDGWAY, Edward Noel (Noel) - Of Otaki. Passed away peacefully on Thursday 14th April 2016, in his 90th year. Dearly loved husband of the late Doreen for 62 years. Much loved father of Jan, Rex & Karen, and Bruce & Jan 2. Treasured Pop and loyal friend to many. Special thanks to all those who have supported Noel over recent years. In lieu of flowers donations to the Otaki St John Shuttle Service would be greatly appreciated and may be left at the service. A celebration of Noel’s life will be held at The Funeral Home, 545 Queen St. East, Levin on Monday 18th April 2016 at 1.00pm followed by private cremation. Messages C/- 547 Queen St. East, Levin 5510.


 

PORTER, Alice Eugenie

PORTER, Alice Eugenie (nee Norris). Passed away peacefully on 13th April 2016, aged 93 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Lloyd. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Christine & Rosemary, Stephen & Jeanette, Donald and Ross. Loved Nana of Lisa, Jessie, Cameron and Lekhena. Loved Great Grandmother of Evie and Amara. Loved sister of Patricia. Sincere thanks to the management and nursing staff of Kemp Home and Hospital, Titahi Bay for their care and kindness over the past six years. In accordance with Alice’s wishes, a private cremation has been held.


 

WATTERS, William (Bill) Smith

WATTERS, William (Bill) Smith. Of Levin. Passed away at Star 4 Horowhenua Health Centre on Monday April 11, 2016 in his 86th year. Dearly loved and devoted husband of Kitty for 64 years. Adored and loved father and friend of Jim & Tracey (Aust), Mae & Ken (Aust), Bill & Sia (Levin), Martin (dec’d), Steve & Olwyn (Wellington), and Michelle & Tony (Greytown). Adored and honoured Grandad of Tom & Mel; Terisa & Henry, Willie & Kylie, Kieran & Faith; Craig & Kay, Jo Ann & Sops; Caitlin, Liam; Laurence, Kimberly, Theo and his 14 great grandchildren. A huge and sincere thank you to all the staff of Garden View Rest Home, Levin which was his second home and to the staff of Star 4 for their wonderful care of Bill and family. In lieu of flowers donations to Alzheimer’s NZ would be greatly appreciated and may be left at the service. A Requiem Mass for Bill will be held at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Weraroa Road, Levin on Friday April 15, 2016 at 11.00am followed by private cremation. Messages C/- 547 Queen St East, Levin 5510.


 

GRATTON, John Jnr

GRATTON, John Jnr. Of Levin. Peacefully on 11th April 2016, aged 52 years. Dearly loved son of Ngaere and John Gratton. Loved father of Andrew and Nicole. Loving brother of Bruce and Katrena. A celebration of John’s life will be held at The Funeral Home, 545 Queen Street East, Levin on Friday 15th April 2016 at 11.00am. Private cremation to follow at The Avenue Crematorium, Levin. In memory of John’s life, donations to St John would be appreciated and may be left at the service. Sincere thanks to all staff of Horowhenua Masonic Rest Home for their dedication.


 

BOWDEN, Merle Florence Mary Ann

BOWDEN, Merle Florence Mary Ann nee Brown. Of Levin. Passed away peacefully on 29th March 2016, aged 82 years. Loved Mummy Merle of Merenia. Loved Nanar of Krystle, Timothy and Jordan. Sincere thanks to all staff of Te Whanau Home and Hospital for their care and kindness. Service at The Funeral Home, 545 Queen St East, Levin on Saturday 2nd April 2016, at 10.30am. Donations to The Diabetes Foundation.


 

WEBBER, Nikki Miana (Sav)

WEBBER Nikki Miana (Sav). Of Manakau. On 19th March 2016, aged 21 years. Loved mother of Nikkita Rose. Cherished daughter of Catherine and Wiremu. A loved sister and aunt. A service was held at Waikanae on Tuesday 22nd March 2016.


 

STEVENSON, Rex Barry

Stevenson Rex Barry. Of Levin. Passed away suddenly on 19th February 2016 at his home. Loved son the late Len & Nalda (Wellington). Loved Brother & Brother In Law of Julie & Trevor Brooker (Levin), Gary & Jackie (Christchurch). Loved Uncle To Lloyd  & Vanessa, Glen & Tina, Sarah & Stephen, Kate, Michelle, Mark, Daryl, Kevin & Jane and families. A Funeral Service was held at Levin on Tuesday 1st March 2016.


 

SPENCER, Edward William (Eddy)

SPENCER, Edward William (Eddy). Passed away Wednesday 24th February 2016 at Horowhenua Masonic Village, Levin in the presence of his wife and family. In his 89th year. Dearly loved and loving husband of Gel. Loved father of Lynne, Les and Fiona, Jayne and Butch, Bob and Anita, Penny and Tony, Claire and Martin, Shelley and Clint. Treasured Grandad and Great-Grandad of 20 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren. A private service and cremation was held on Monday 29th February 2016, in accordance with Eddy's wishes.


 

CAREY, Louisa June

CAREY, Louisa June (nee Forbes). Of Levin, formerly of Gisborne. Passed away on 23rd February 2016 at Star 4, Horowhenua Health Centre. Dearly loved wife of the late Miles. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Graham & Maree, Sandy & Kevin, Vanessa & Keith, Wayne & the late Alice, Paulette & Shane, David & Pauline. A loved Nana and Great Nan. A private service was held on Friday 26th February 2016.


 

MACGREGOR, Gregor John

MACGREGOR, Gregor John. Of Levin. Passed away peacefully at Arohanui Hospice on Wednesday 30 March 2016, aged 58 years. Dearly loved husband of Nicky. Loved father of Karlena & Troy, David, Ariana & Jade, Benjiman & Gina, Jackie (dec'd), JJ, and Marcus. Adored Koro of all his mokopuna. In lieu of flowers donations to Arohanui Hospice would be greatly appreciated and may be left at the Tangi. A Tangi for Gregor will be held at 630 Hokio Beach Road, Levin on Saturday 2 April 2016 at 11.00am followed by interment at Raumatangi Urupa.

AP Notice: MACGREGOR, Gregor John. Son of David and Miroi MacGregor both decd. Beloved brother of Peter & Titi, Rowena & Stan, Liza & Ned, Fiona & Victor,  James, Duncan (decd), Te Awe, Mahinerangi and Parekura & Kerry. A staunch brother to us all and to his nephews, nieces,  grand nephews and nieces a supportive matua. A choice nephew and cousin to all of his extended families and an everlasting friend to all of his mates. Ride well brother.


 

STRATTON, Bryan Raymond

STRATTON, Bryan Raymond. Of Levin. Born 24th March 1934, Died 23rd March 2016. Beloved husband of Margaret (dec’d). Treasured Dad of Janine and adored “Bryan” of his two granddaughters Georgia and Casey-Mae. Loved and respected Uncle of his many nieces and nephews. Bryan’s farewell will be held at The Salvation Army Worship and Community Centre, Durham St, Levin on Tuesday 20th March 2016 at 1-30 pm, followed by private cremation.


 

SPEER, Wyvern Stanley

SPEER, Wyvern Stanley. Of Levin. Passed away peacefully on Friday 18th March 2016, aged 82 years. Loved former husband of Annette. Loved father and father-in-law of Mark & Sharlene, Shaun (Ed); Dean; Jayson & Huong. Loved Pop of Casey and Cameron. Loved Grandad of Raphael and soon to be born granddaughter Zoe. Loved Great Grandad of Lily and Holly. Service at The Kingdom Hall, 25 McKenzie St, Levin on Thursday 24th  March 2016 at 1-30 pm. Sincere thanks to the management and staff of Horowhenua Masonic Rest Home and the Jehovahs Witnesses for their care and kindness.


 

EASTMENT, Mervyn Thomas

EASTMENT, Mervyn Thomas Sgt Regt No: 19026554 REME South East Asia Land Forces.Of Levin (formerly Cornwall, UK). Peacefully on 9th March 2016. Cherished friend of Marie.Loved father and father-in-law of Sandy and Terry, Nigel and Robyn, and Mike and Liz.Loved Grand Pop of 12, and Great Poppa of 6 and 1 about to arrive. With treasured memories of family in Cornwall. Service at The Levin Returned and Services Association Clubrooms, Devon Street, Levin, on Monday 14th March 2016, at 2.00pm. Thereafter, private cremation at The Avenue Crematorium, Levin.


 

PEARCE, Colin Stephen

PEARCE, Colin Stephen - Of Otaki. Passed away 8th March 2016, aged 64 years. Much loved husband of Hilary. Devoted father and father-in-law of Joshua & Cindy, Amy & Ewen and Lara & Michael. Proud Grandad to Zephaniah, Eleaizar, Azariah and Ashley-Jane.

“In all your ways acknowledge Him and He will make your paths straight.” Proverbs 3v16.

A service will be held at Otaki Baptist Church, Te Manuao Road on Friday 11th March 2016 at 1pm.


 

HAYWARD, Noleen Joan

HAYWARD, Noleen Joan – Of Levin. Passed away peacefully on Thursday March 3, 2016 aged 91 years.
Dearly loved mum of Alan, Gavin, Lesley, Murray (d’ced), Warren, Jillian and Deborah. Loved Nana and Granny of all her grandchildren and great grandchildren. ‘Now Dancing With The Stars’.
A service will be held at The Funeral Home, 545 Queen St East, Levin on Monday March 7 at 2pm followed by interment at The Avenue Lawn Cemetery, Levin.


 

MARK, Kathleen Jessie

MARK, Kathleen Jessie (nee Johnston) Of Foxton.11-6-1917 – 2-3-2016. With her family at her side. Mother of Garry, Heather, Rhonda and the late Rod, and their partners. Nana to her beloved grand and great grand children. Special thanks to the Nursing Staff at Mt Herbert, and Tukituki Medical Centre, especially to Doctor Bob. A Service will be held at Saint Marys Catholic Church, Main Street, Foxton, on Saturday 5th March 2016 at 11am. Thereafter, Interment at Foxton Lawn Cemetery.


 

KEEBLE, Leslie James Bertram

KEEBLE, Leslie James Bertram. Of Waitarere Beach. Passed away at Palmerston North Hospital on 27th February 2016, aged 68 years. Loved father and father-in-law of Janette, Karen & Bryant; and Samantha. Loved Grandad of Cody and Ariella. Loved uncle of Kathleen and Rochelle. A celebration of Leslie’s life will be held at The Avenue Crematorium, Avenue North Rd, Levin on Wednesday 2nd March 2016 at 1 pm.


 

SEARLE, Joan Daphne

SEARLE, Joan Daphne (nee Sage) Of Levin. Peacefully at Summerset Rest Home, Levin, on 20th February 2016, in her 90th year. Dearly loved wife of the late Frank. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Gary and Llanys, John and Morreen, Murray and Jenny, Bryan and Bernadette. Loved Nana of Aaron, Michael, Jason, Steven, Matthew, Amanda, Richard, Byron, Amy, Adam, Hayley, and Sarah. Loved Great-Nana of 15 and 2/3 great grandchildren. Loved sister of John, Alison and the late Brian. A gracious, loving lady at rest. Thank you to the kind, caring staff at Summerset Centre for their dedication and care. A service for Joan will be held at The Funeral Home, 545 Queen Street, Levin, on Thursday 25th February 2016 at 3pm, thereafter private cremation at The Avenue Crematorium, Levin.

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