Recent Death Notices

HILL, John Malcolm Kirk

 

HILL, John Malcolm Kirk. On Monday 20th November, 2017 at the Levin Home for War Veterans. Aged 82 years. Died peacefully in his sleep. Loved husband of the late Mirian and loved father and father-in-law of Lynley and Gary, Duncan, Roger and Stephanie, Gregory and Linda. Treasured Grandpa of Anna Francesca. Service at St Margaret's Anglican Church, School Road, Te Horo on Thursday 23rd November, 2017 at 2pm. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Levin Home for War Veterans would be appreciated and may be left at the service. Messages c/- 547 Queen St. Levin 5510


 

HODGSON-WINDSOR, Anita Jeanette

 

HODGSON-WINDSOR, Anita Jeanette. Of Levin. On 18th November 2017 at Palmerston North Hospital, aged 82 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Te Rangi Wawatai. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Vencie & Terry, Kathrine & Dimi; and David. A loved grandmother and great grandmother. Service at The Funeral Home, 545, Queen St East, Levin on Wednesday 22nd November 2017 at 11 am, thereafter interment at The Avenue Lawn Cemetery, Levin.


 

HEGARTY, Norah

 

HEGARTY, Norah (nee Walsh).  Of Okaiawa Taranaki, Levin and, latterly, Vincentian Home, Wellington. Died peacefully on Saturday, November 4, 2017, aged 95. Sister of Jack (dec), Billy (dec), Bernie, Margaret (dec) and Mary (dec). Dearly loved wife of the late Jim Hegarty and devoted inspirational mother and mother-in-law of Liam and Joanna, Brenda and Richard, Michael and Anne, Kieran and Louisa (dec), Noreen and Colin, Simon and Alison. Treasured Nana of Maria, Conor, Robert, Mary, Rory (dec), Oscar, Lucy, Rose, Nicholas, Tara, Vincent, Eleanora, Patrick and Carson. Beloved Aunt of her many nieces and nephews throughout the world. Norah will lie at her home at Kimberley Rd, Levin, until her Requiem Mass at St Joseph's Catholic Church, Weraroa Rd, Levin at 12.30pm on Friday, November 10. Sincere gratitude to the Vincentian staff for their care of Norah over the past five years. Messages to Hegarty family c/- Noreen, 21 Chester Ave, Westmere, Auckland 1022.


 

COOTE, Leo Allan James

 

COOTE, Leo Allan James. Of Levin.COOTE Leo Allan James. Of Levin. Passed away 1st November 2017 at Wellington Hospital, surrounded by his loved and loving family. In his 85th year. Dearly loved husband of Joan. Much loved father of Annmarie and Derrick, Mark, Fiona and Brendon, and Paul. Precious Grandad of Dylan, Olwyn, Tayla and Levi. Thank you to Wellington Hospital Doctors and Nurses for their dedication and care. A tribute may be left for Leo on his page at www.tribute.co.nz Vigil prayers will be held at St Joseph’s Church, on Sunday 5th November 2017 at 5.00pm. Requiem Mass will be celebrated at St Joseph’s Catholic Church, Weraroa Road, Levin, on Monday 6th November 2017 at 11.00am. Thereafter private cremation at The Avenue Crematorium, Levin.


 

SANSON, Tony Robert

 

SANSON, Tony Robert. Of Levin. Passed away peacefully on 28th October 2017 at Star 4 Horowhenua Health Centre, aged 57 years. Dearly loved husband of Penny. Loved father of Chloe and Mark. Loved son of Graham and Pam Sanson. A loved brother and brother-in-law. A celebration of Tony’s life was held at the family home on Wednesday 1st November 2017, followed by private cremation. Messages to 547 Queen St East, Levin 5510.


 

RUAINE, Vicki-Anne

 

RUAINE, Vicki-Anne (nee Jacobs). 6-7-57 ~ 27-10-17. Passed away suddenly at home. Loved mother of the late Scotty, daughter of Reg (deceased) and Bev Jacobs. Sister of Greg, Sheryl, Craig & Ange. Good friend of Peter Curle and Muffin. Loved by her nieces and nephews. Service is to be held at The Avenue Crematorium, Avenue North Road, Levin on Friday 3rd of November at 11am.


 

JONES, Lynn Carol

 

JONES, Lynn Carol. Of Levin. Passed away on 24 October 2017. Loving mother to James and much loved sister of Lesley, Mark, Andrea and Matthew (deceased). Loved Mother-in-law to Emmilee and a cherished sister-in-law, Aunty and friend to so many. Loved deeply and never forgotten. A service for Lynn will be held at Salvation Army Worship and Community Centre, 11 Durham Street, Levin on Wednesday 1 November 2017 at 1.00pm. Messages C/- 547 Queen Street, Levin 5510.


 

BULL, June

 

BULL, June. Of Levin. Passed away peacefully on 16th October 2017, at The Madison Resthome, aged 83 years. Loving wife of the late Jim. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Alan & Lynda, Chris & B.J., Robyn & Aaron. Nanna to her 11 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. In lieu of flowers donations to World Vision would be appreciated. A service for June has been held.


 

BURNS, Sonya Wairani (Jackie)

BURNS, Sonya Wairani (Jackie). Of Levin. Passed away peacefully on 19th October 2017 at Palmerston North Hospital, aged 77 years, surrounded by her loving family .Dearly loved wife of the late Ronnie. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Terry & Karina, Raymond, Teena & Quentin; and Coral (dec’d). Loved Nana of Terry Jnr, Adrian, Jamie, Nalisa and Tia, Denzil and Nabrazzka. Service at the IC Mark funeral home, 545 Queen Street East, Levin, tomorrow (Saturday) 21st October 2017 at 11 am. Private cremation to follow.


 

ANGOVE, Marie Elizabeth

 

ANGOVE, Marie Elizabeth nee Tito. On Wednesday 18th October 2017 at Te Whanau Home and Hospital, aged 86 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Thomas. Loved and respected mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Marie will lie at her home,Waikawa Beach until Friday. The Funeral Service will be held at the Whenua Tapu Crematorium Chapel, Airlie Road, Pukerua Bay on Friday 20th October 2017 at 1 pm, when family and friends will wish her farewell and thereafter she will be buried at Whenua Tapu Cemetery. Sincere thanks to the management and staff of Te Whanau Home and Hospital for their loving care of our mother, during her short stay.


 

GE, Yun-Juan

 

GE, Yun-Juan. Of Levin. Passed away peacefully on 12th October 2017 at her home, aged 71 years. Dearly loved wife of Colin Jamieson. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Jenny and Mark. In accordance with family wishes, a private funeral has been held.


 

BENGSTON, Lorraine Elaine

 

BENGSTON, Lorraine Elaine (formerly Fuller, nee Archer). Of Paraparaumu, passed away at Millvale Rest Home, Waikanae, on the 12th of October 2017, aged 89. Dearly loved partner of Bob Gell, mother of Terry, Linda, Christine and Colleen, mother-in-law to Jane, Brendan, John, Norman, Keith, Robert and Errol. Specially loved grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great- grandmother. Thanks to the staff at Millvale Rest Home for their love and care. A celebration of her life has been held. In lieu of flowers donations to Alzheimer’s Foundation welcome.


 

MORGAN, Stephen Andrew

 

MORGAN, Stephen Andrew. (Steve). Of Levin. On 10th October 2017. Aged 71 years. A special thank you to all staff at Millvale House, Levin, for their kindness and support. A private cremation has been held.


 

LUKE, Colin Keeble

 

LUKE, Colin Keeble. Of Levin. On Thursday 5th October 2017 at Palmerston North Hospital. Loved father and father in law of Deidre & Robbie, Nigel & Sheree. A loved grandfather and great grandfather. Loved brother of Graham, Joan and Betty. In accordance with Colin’s wishes a private funeral has been held.


 

HUNTER, Susan Esther

 

HUNTER, Susan Esther nee Simpson. Of Manakau. On 6th October 2017 at Palmerston North Hospital, aged 68 years. Dearly loved partner of Donald. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Shaney & Mark Whitehead, Scott & Colleen; and Clifford. A loved Nan of Aimee, Michelle and Taylor. Loved sister of James Clifford (Jim) Simpson. A celebration of Susan’s life will be held at The Funeral Home, 545, Queen St East, Levin tomorrow (Tuesday) 10th October 2017 at 2 pm. Private cremation to follow.


 

JONES, Barrie Alexander Arthur

 

JONES, Barrie Alexander Arthur. Of Levin. Passed away peacefully at his home on 6th October 2017, aged 82 years. Dearly loved husband of Robyn; and friend of Doreen. Loved Dad to Carol, Heather & Marcel, Sandy & Paul; and Mark. Special Step-Dad to Jo & Hamish, Shane & Ange, Scott & Chanon, Rochelle & Dave. Specially loved Grandad of 22 grandchildren and a great granddaughter. Thanks to the staff of Arohanui Hospice,Health NZ and the District Nurses for their dedication in his final months. A celebration of Barrie’s life will be held at The Funeral Home, 545 Queen St East, Levin on Thursday 12th October 2017 at 11 am. Private cremation to follow. Messages to 547 Queen St East, Levin 5510.


 

LUKE, Colin Keeble

 

LUKE, Colin Keeble. Of Levin. On Thursday 5th October, 2017 at Palmerston North Hospital. Loved father and father in law of Deidre & Robbie, Nigel & Sheree. A loved grandfather and great grandfather. Loved brother of Graham, Joan and Betty. In accordance with Colin's wishes a private funeral has been held.


 

SHARP, Margaret

 

SHARP, Margaret nee Heatherwick. Of Waikanae. Passed away peacefully on 3rd October 2017, aged 82 years. Dearly loved wife of Tom for 62 years. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Peter, John & Pauline, Clare & Grant, Maureen, Helen & Les, Kevin 7 Bridget, David & Mary, Patricia & Paul. A loved grandmother and great grandmother. Requiem Mass will be celebrated at Our Lady Of Fatima Catholic Church, Parata St, Waikanae tomorrow (Friday) 6th October 2017 at 11 am. Thereafter private interment at Otaki Cemetery. Many thanks to the staff of Rymans Health Centre for their care and kindness. In lieu of flowers, donations to The Red Cross would be appreciated and may be left at the Church.


 

KER, Robert John

 

KER, Robert John. Of Levin, formerly Paraparaumu. On 4th October 2017 peacefully at his home, aged 74 years. Dearly loved husband of Jill. Loved father and father-in-law of Leanne, Yvonne & Gareth; and Adam. Loved Grandad of Damian, Hazel, Andrew, Aidan, Ryan, Ruben and Scott. A celebration of Robert’s life will be held at The Salvation Army Worship and Community Centre, Durham St, Levin on Monday 9th October 2017 at 2 pm. Private cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations to Life Flight Trust would be appreciated and may be left at the service.


 

HANLON, Murray Lenton

 

HANLON, Murray Lenton. Gone Fishing. Murray died suddenly at his home at Waitarere Beach, Levin on Saturday September 30th. Adored husband of Susanne. Loved Father of Mike, Rob, Fi, Cindy and Molly the dog. Beach Grandad to Jack,  Harry, Grace,  Ashley,  Courtney,  Poppy,  Bruno, Fergus, Meg,  Max,  Pip,  Jayde,  Lucy,  Lily,  Kaia,  Keane,  Bella & London. Special friend of Sally, Matt, Tim and Gran Jan. We will celebrate Murray's life on Wednesday 4th October at 11am at The Salvation Army Worship and Community Centre, Durham Street, Levin.


 

GOLDSACK, Mavis Joan (Joan)

 

GOLDSACK, Mavis Joan (Joan). Passed away peacefully at the Horowhenua Masonic Village on 30th September 2017 surrounded by her family. Aged 89 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Eric Goldsack. Loved mother of Robyn (deceased), Kaye and Phillip Thomson, Joanne and Epiha, Susan and Alvie Lawton. Loved grandmother of Natalie, Rachel, Lisa, Kathryn, Nicola, Stephen (deceased), Joshua, Jordan, Asleigh, Ethan and their partners. Loved great grandmother of Taliyah, Jayde, Nathaniel, Quin, Alexia, Liam, Jada, Shayloh, Kirra, Maycee, Rihari and Rylee. According to Joan’s wishes a private service has been held. Special thanks to Palmerston North Hospital and Masonic Village Staff for the care and support provided.


 

SMITH, Colin Patrick

 

SMITH, Colin Patrick. Of Levin. Passed away peacefully on 26th September 2017 at Palmerston North Hospital, aged 86 years. Dearly loved husband of Heather. Loved father and father-in-law of Christopher, Susan & Robert, Graham & Debbie, Justin & Rachel, Hayden and Ben. A loved grandfather. In accordance with Colin’s wishes, a private funeral has been held. Messages to 547 Queen St East, Levin 5510.


 

RELF, Anne Lorraine

RELF, Anne Lorraine (nee Drake). Of Levin. On Thursday 21st September 2017, as the result of a motor vehicle accident. Loved partner of Brian. Loved mother of Steven and Sherry. In accordance with Anne’s wishes, a private service has been held.


 

BRADDOCK, Dorothy Olivia (Olive)

 

BRADDOCK, Dorothy Olivia (Olive). On 22 September 2017, after 95 years Olive has died. She spent most of her life in Palmerston North before moving to Otaki to live with Carol and Roger for her last few years. She was greatly loved by her husband Lou, children Glenda, Graham and Kaye, and Carol and Roger, grandchildren, great grandchildren, brothers, sisters, nephews, nieces and friends. A private gathering will be held to celebrate her life. Messages C/- 547 Queen St. Levin 5510.


 

RAY, Beverley Carnie

 

RAY, Beverley Carnie. formerly Taylor, nee Edwards. Of Levin. Passed away peacefully at The Madison, Levin on 14 September 2017, aged 80 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Ian. Loved mother of Ricky and step children. Loved oldest sister of Barrie & Christine, Les & best friend Clare, and their families. Thanks to the staff of The Madison, Star 4 and Palmerston North Hospital for their dedicated care. A service for Bev will be held at The Funeral Home 545 Queen St. Levin on Wednesday 20 September 2017 at 10.30am, followed by interment at Shannon Cemetery.


 

FERGUSSON, Gwenyth (Gwen)

 

FERGUSSON, Gwenyth (Gwen) nee Marsh. At her home, 29 Matene Street, Otaki, on 12th September 2017. Aged 93 years. Much loved wife and best friend of Fred for 70 years. Loving mother and mother-in-law of Margaret and Mike (Sydney), Bruce and Coral (Palmerston North), Alan and Mel (Gold Coast). Grandmother of Paul, Tracey, Nicola, Shelley, Jason, Aimee and Lucy. Great grandmother of her 9 great grandchildren. A private cremation has been held.


 

ADIN, Helen Elizabeth

 

ADIN, Helen Elizabeth (nee Hansen). Unexpectedly, yet peacefully and surrounded by her loving family at Palmerston North Hospital on Friday 8th September 2017. Dearly loved wife of Kevin Adin of Levin. Decoted and loving mother to Robert (Melbourne) and Joanne Adin (Melbourne). Dearly loved only sister of the late Neville,Graham (England) and Bryce Hansen (Invercargill) and much loved sister-in-law and aunty of their respective families. Beloved only daughter of the late Tom and Ivy Hansen (Balclutha). Special daughter-in-law of the late James (Jim) and Mona Adin (Whirokino). Much loved sister-in-law of Janice Blair, Dennis (Jimmy) Adin, John and Sheila Adin and Lynda and John Timmer-Arends. Loved aunty of her Adin Family nieces and nephews. Special thanks to all of the doctors, nurses and support staff at Palmerston North Hospital for the wonderful care and respect given to Helen. A service to celebrate Helen’s life will be held at The Funeral Home, 545 Queen St East, Levin on Thursday 14th September 2017 at 2 pm. Thereafter interment at The Avenue Lawn Cemetery, Levin. In lieu of flowers, donations to St John Ambulance would be appreciated and may be left at the service. Close to our hearts you will always stay, loved and remembered every day. Messages to The Adin Family, 250 Foxton Road, RD 12, Levin 5572.


 

ROBERTSON, Harriet Lucinda Purdy (Hetty)

 

ROBERTSON, Harriet Lucinda Purdy (Hetty). Of Levin. Passed away on Wednesday, 6September 2017 with her daughters at her side, aged 93 years. Loved wife of the late Gordon. Loved mother of Glenn & Janice, Robyn & Barrie, Warren, and Linda & Ron. Special Nana of her 11 Grandchildren and 22 Great Grandchildren. Special thanks to the staff of Reevedon Home, Palmerston North Hospital and Horowhenua Star 4 for their care. A celebration of Hetty’s life will be held at Reevedon Home, 37 Salisbury St, Levin on Monday, 11 September 2017 at 1.00pm, followed by private cremation. Messages C/- 547 Queen St. Levin 5510.


 

TODD, Ian Gordon

 

TODD, Ian Gordon. Retired teacher of Levin. Passed away peacefully at Arohanui Hospice, Palmerston North on 31st August 2017. Aged 66 years. Much loved father of William Todd and Jacob Hamilton-Todd. Son of Vera and Gordon (deceased), brother and brother in-law of Colin & Marianne, Christine & Gary, Heather & Richard, Uncle to many nephews and nieces. The family are ever so grateful to Arohanui Hospice for their compassionate care. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Ian’s memory to Arohanui Hospice, Palmerston North or may be left at the service. Ian’s life will be celebrated at The Funeral Home, 545 Queen St East, Levin on Friday 8th September 2017 at 11.30am. Messages C/- 547 Queen St. Levin 5510. 


 

GOODE, George Richard

 

GOODE, George Richard. Of Levin. Formerly of Otaki. Peacefully on 21st August 2017, at Arohanui Hospice. Aged 85 years. Dearly loved wife and friend of Susan, loved father of Steven, and loved step father of Peter and April, Fiona and Matthew. Loved Grandad of Jacob and Alycia, Jessica and Leighton, Jennifer, Jack and Nikki, Jeshuan, Julia, Shon, Jimmy, Jonathon, Joseph, Joanna, Jasmine, Joel and Jemima. Loved by his sisters, nieces and nephews. Special thank you to Fiona and Matthew and their children for all their love and dedicated care. A service for George will be held at Otaki Presbyterian Church, 249 Mill Road, Otaki, on Thursday 24th August 2017, at 2.00pm. Thereafter, private cremation at The Avenue Crematorium, Levin. Messages to 547 Queen Street, Levin.


 

FORTH, Helen Mary Juliet

 

FORTH, Helen Mary Juliet. Of Levin. Passed away on Friday 18 August 2017, surrounded by her loving family. Dearly loved wife of Robert. Loved mum of Gary & Kukui, Brian & Blossom, Angela & Peter. Loved Nana of her 8 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren and special Nana to Olly and Fern. Many thanks to Arohanui Hospice and the District Nurses for their dedicated care. In accordance with Helen’s wishes a private service has been held. Messages to 115 Tiro Tiro Road, Levin 5510.


 

LOGAN, James (Jim)

LOGAN, James (Jim). Of Levin. Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family on 19th August 2017. Dearly loved husband of Monica. Much loved father and father-in-law of Bridget and Brendan,  Elizabeth and Michael, Kate and Kenny. Loved grandfather of Hannah and Olivia; William, Charlotte and Heath; Fin, Callum and Isla. A funeral service celebrating Jim’s life will be held at The Funeral Home, 545 Queen St East, Levin on Wednesday 23rd August 2017 at 11 am. Private cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations to Arohanui Hospice would be appreciated and may be left at the service. Messages to 547 Queen St East, Levin 5510.


 

HEAYNS, Allan Selwyn

 

HEAYNS, Allan Selwyn. Of Levin, formerly Koputaroa. Passed away peacefully on Wednesday 16th August 2017 at Te Whanau Rest Home, aged 94 years. Dearly loved husband of Clara. Loved father of Alan. Loved brother, brother-in-law, cousin and uncle. Special thanks to the staff at Te Whanau for their care and attention. A service for Allan will be held at The Funeral Home, 545, Queen St, Levin on Saturday 19th August 2017 at 11 am. Private cremation to follow.


 

HERBERT, Peter John

 

HERBERT, Peter John. Of Levin. Passed away peacefully on Saturday 12th August 2017 at The Madison Rest Home, aged 82 years. Dearly loved husband of Lynn. Loved father of Roger. Loved grandfather of Peter, David, Rachel, Catherine and great grandfather of Logan, Dylan, Evie and Alix. Special thanks to Christine Bull and the staff at The Madison for their care and attention. A service for Peter will be held at The Funeral Home, 545 Queen St, Levin TODAY Wednesday 16th August 2017 at 1.00pm, followed by interment at The Avenue Lawn Cemetery, Levin.


 

CALDWELL, Robin James

 

CALDWELL, Robin James Regt No 689676 Malaya. Of Levin, formerly of Feilding. On 10th August 2017 at Palmerston North Hospital, aged 83 years. Dearly loved husband of Judith. Loved father and father-in-law of Steven & Gabbo, Raymond & Tracey, Jason & Karen. A loved Grandad of 10 grandchildren and Great Grandad of 6 great grandchildren. A celebration of Robin’s life will be held at The Levin Returned Services Clubrooms, Devon St, Levin on Thursday 17th August 2017 at 2pm. Private cremation to follow. Messages to 11 Rosewood Park, 78 Queenwood Rd, Levin 5510.


 

ADAMS, Winifred Henrietta Lottie

 

ADAMS, Winifred Henrietta Lottie. Of Levin formerly Blenheim. Passed away peacefully on Wednesday 9th August 2017 at The Levin Home for War Veterans, aged 87 years. Loved wife of Ralph and the late Jim Henricks. Loved mother of Bryan, Carolyn, Stephen and step mother of Brett, Dan, Carey, Mark and Gloriann. Many thanks to the staff of The Levin Home for War Veterans for their special care and support. A service for Winifred will be held at York St. Chapel, Levin on Monday 14th August 2017 at 2.00pm with interment at Fairhall Cemetery, Blenheim on Tuesday 15th August 2017 at 2.30pm.


 

CRADDOCK, Margaret Elizabeth

 

CRADDOCK, Margaret Elizabeth (nee McHerron). Of Levin. Passed away peacefully on 2nd August 2017 in her 82nd year. Dearly loved wife of Noel for 60 years. Loved mother of Chris, Tim and Nikki. Loved Nana to 7 grandchildren. A celebration of Margaret’s life will be held at The Salvation Army Worship And Community Centre, Durham St, Levin on Saturday 5th August 2017 at 11 am. Private cremation to follow. Messages to The Craddock Family, 44 Chester St, Levin 5510.


 

BURGESS, Joyce Aileen

 

BURGESS, Joyce Aileen. Of Levin. Passed away on 21st July 2017, aged 91 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Doug. Sincere thanks to the management and staff of Madison Lifecare for their dedication and care. A Requiem Mass will be celebrated at St Joseph’s Catholic Church, Weraroa Rd, Levin on Tuesday 25th July 2017 at 11.00 am. Thereafter interment at The Avenue Returned Services Cemetery, Levin.


 

HUTCHINS, Donald Joseph

 

 

HUTCHINS, Donald Joseph. Service No: 425551 25th Battalion WWII. Of Levin. Don passed away on Thursday morning 20th July 2017, aged 95 years. He has gone to be with his beloved wife Bunty. Dearly loved father, father in law and friend to Diane & Gary Edwards, Terry Hutchins & Sue Glensor, Karen Hutchins & Denis Kelly, Lance & Deidre Hutchins and Michael & Clare Hutchins. He was a special grandad to Paul, Donald, Craig, Nicola, Sheryl, Andrea, Aiden, Janaya, Brad, Karl & Pauline and their partners and 22 great grandchildren. There will be a celebration of Don's life with a Requiem Mass at St Josephs Catholic Church, 56 Weraroa Road, Levin, Monday 24 July, at 10.30am followed by internment at the Returned Servicemen Section of The Avenue Cemetery, Levin.


 

ARNOLD, Sadie Myrtle

 

ARNOLD, Sadie Myrtle. On Monday July 17th 2017 at Summerset Rest Home, Levin, aged 100 years, peacefully after a long life well lived. Loved wife of Ernie (dec’d). Loved mother of Eileen & Doug Bolitho (Levin), Kath & Dave Fletcher (Waipukurau). Loved Nan of Gillian & Geoff, Brian (dec’d), Philip & Susan, Andrew & Katrina, Sue & Gary. Greatnan of Alex & Kieran, Blake, Finn, Isla & Coby, Rebekah, Hannah, Daniel & Emily, Rachel, Hamish, & Matthew. Funeral Service at Levin Uniting Church, 87, Oxford St, Levin on Friday July 21st 2017 at 1-30 pm, followed by private cremation. Messages to 547, Queen St East, Levin 5510.


 

VOSS, Adeline Constance

 

VOSS, Adeline Constance. Peacefully at Annie Brydon on Wednesday, 12 July, 2017. Aged 99 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Keith. Loved mother of Robin, Trevor (deceased), Delwyn and Sharron. Much loved Nanna of all her grandchildren and great grandchildren. In accordance with Adeline's wishes, a private cremation has taken place at Levin.


 

HATHAWAY, Roy

 

HATHAWAY, Roy. Of Levin. Passed away peacefully on 12th July 2017, surrounded by his loving family.

Much loved husband of Cecilia. Loved dad of Gordon and Maria, Angela and Lee, Paul and Demaris and Tash. Loved pop of Maggie; Elijah, Hohepa and Michael; Harry and Charlie. Great pop to Rheeko. Roy’s celebration of life will be held at The Funeral Home, 545 Queen Street, Levin, on Monday 17th July 2017 at 11.00am.


 

MAUCHLINE, Colin Peter

 

MAUCHLINE, Colin Peter. Of Levin. Peacefully at home on 5th July 2017. Aged 68 years. Beloved husband, soul mate and best friend of Paulette (nee Cranson). Loving dad and father-in-law of Nathan and Suzie, Naomi and James Jones, and Anna and George Borthwick. Much loved grandad of Jonathan, Hope, Rebekah, Amy and Laura; Emily, Kaitlyn, Abigail and Isabel; and Callum and Logan. A service for Colin will be held at The Salvation Army Worship and Community Centre, Durham St, Levin on Friday 14th July 2017 at 1.00pm. Thereafter burial at The Avenue Lawn Cemetery, Levin.


 

FAFEITA, Ernest (Ernie)

 

FAFEITA, Ernest (Ernie). 33475 Private, 19th Armoured Regiment 2NZEF, of Levin, passed away peacefully on 4th July 2017 in his 102nd year. Love brother and brother in law of Ethel and Ted (dec), Ray and Madge (dec), George and Helen (dec), Mae and Jack (dec), Wally and Elsie (dec), Lennie (dec) and Joan.  Much loved uncle, great uncle and great great uncle of their respective families.  Best mate of Terry Conroy. Service will be held at the Levin Returned Services Association Clubrooms, on Devon Street, Levin, on Thursday 13th July 2017 at 1.30pm.  In lieu of flowers donations to the Levin RSA would be greatly appreciated and may be left at the service. The family would like to thank the Masonic Medical Centre for their kindness.


 

MacDONALD, Colin Ernest Marko

 

MacDONALD, Colin Ernest Marko. Of Levin. Passed away peacefully at Palmerston North Hospital on 19th June 2017, aged 86 years. Dearly loved husband of Patricia. Loved father of Lynnia, Kenneth and Michael. Loved stepfather of Karen, Adrienne and Grant. A loved grandfather and great grandfather. A celebration of Colin’s life will be held at The Funeral Home, 545 Queen St, Levin on Friday 23rd June 2017 at 11 am. Private cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations to the N Z Heart Foundation would be appreciated and may be left at the service.


 

NICHOLSON, Ngati Raukawa, Ngati Toa

 

 

NICHOLSON, Ngati Raukawa, Ngati Toa. Haere mai koutou ki te tangihanga o to tatou Papa, Koroua a Ngarongo Iwikatea ki Ngatokowaru Marae, Hokio Beach Road, Levin, i Te maatahi karaka i te ata. Kei Raumatangi ki te nehu. Na te whanau.


 

WRIGHT, Bruce (Reg)

 

WRIGHT, Bruce (Reg). Passed away at his home in Levin on 21st June 2017, aged 67 years. Dearly loved husband of Hinemoa (dec’d). Loved father and father-in-law of Victor & Simone, Diane; and Erin. A loved grandfather. Service at 26 Bledisloe St, Levin tomorrow (Saturday) 24th June 2017 at 11.30 am, followed by interment at The Avenue Lawn Cemetery, Levin.


 

HAMMOND, James (Jim)

 

HAMMOND, James (Jim). M73013 RNZAF SQN LDR (RETD). On 17 June 2017 at Palmerston North Hospital aged 91 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Mary Elizabeth (Fawcett) and previously of the late Margaret Elaine (Crighton); loved father to Christopher James and daughter-in-law Gail and Grandad to Andrew James.  Loved brother of John (deceased), George, Eileen, Stewart (deceased), Samuel, Robert (deceased) and Joan; treasured and valued member of his Northern Ireland and UK families. Sadly missed by his faithful companion Bunty. The family would like to thank with great appreciation the Levin Home for War Veterans for their loving care of Jim over the past three years and for the staff at Palmerston North Hospital for their truly wonderful care of Jim in his final days. To all the Parishioners at Jim’s Otaki Church our thanks for their love and support and our special love and thanks to the “A” Team. A funeral service for Jim will be held at the Otaki Presbyterian Church, 249 Mill Road, Otaki 11.00am on 22nd June 2017, to be followed by private cremation.  In lieu of flowers donations to Home for War Veterans would be appreciated and may be left at the Church or sent to ‘Home for War Veterans, Private bag 4001, Levin 5540. Postal messages to the Hammond Family can be sent c/- I C Mark Limited, 547 Queen St, Levin.


 

HALL, Daphne Eunice

 

HALL, Daphne Eunice (nee Hoare). Of Levin. Passed away peacefully on Sunday 11th June 2017, aged 79 years. Dearly loved wife and soulmate of Rocky Don Hall-Smith.Loved mother and mother-in-law of Shona & James Nepia, Terry, Bren & Shelley, Mark & Shirvani, Leanne & Mike Morris. Loved Nana of all her grandchildren and great grandchildren. A celebration of Daphne’s life will be held at The Salvation Army Worship and Community Centre, Durham St, Levin on Thursday 15th June 2017 at 11am. Thereafter interment at The Avenue Lawn Cemetery, Levin. In lieu of flowers, donations to either The Cancer Society or Arohanui Hospice, would be appreciated and may be left at the service.


 

SAYRING, Hazel Joan

 

SAYRING, Hazel Joan. Proudly independent to the very end, our amazing mother, mother-in-law and Nana passed away on Saturday 10 June 2017 aged 93years. Dearly beloved wife of the late Frank. Much loved Mother & Mother-in-law of Wanda, Robyn & Bruce, Frank & Brenda. Loved Nana of Liane, Jodi, Travis and Erin; and great Nana to Caleb and Tyla. “No longer in our lives but in our heart’s you’re always there.” A service will be held at The Funeral Home, 545 Queen St East, Levin on Tuesday 13 June 2017 at 11.00am. Private cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers donations to St John would be appreciated and may be left at the service. Messages C/- 547 Queen St, Levin 5510.


 

HOWE, Margaret Rose

 

 HOWE, Margaret Rose. On 8 June 2017 passed away suddenly at home in Waikanae, aged 79 years. Loved wife of the late John. Dearly loved mother of Lisa, Daniel and Sally, and Nanna to Samuel and Alex. A graveside eco funeral service for Maggie will be held at The Otaki Cemetery, end of Anzac Road, Otaki on Wednesday 14 June 2017 at 2.00pm. Followed by refreshments at the family home, all friends welcome. Communications for the Howe family may be sent to David Howe, 148 Tasman St, Mount Cook, Wellington 6021. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the SPCA.


 

SMALL, Heni June (June)

 

SMALL, Heni June (June) nee Higgott. On 30 May 2017 after a long illness at Te Whanau Hospital, Levin, aged 78 years. Dearly loved wife of Geoff for 57 years. Loved and admired mother and mother-in-law of Craig, Linda & Grant, and Heather & Grant. Loved and best Grandma to Kelsi, Jordan, Emma and Kate. Loved sister of Lloyd Higgott (Pukekohe). A huge thank you to the staff of Te Whanau Hospital for the exceptional care of June. A service to celebrate June’s life will be held at Queen St. Gospel Chapel, 539 Queen St. Levin on Friday 2 June 2017 at 11.00am followed by private cremation. In lieu of flowers a donation to The Neurological Foundation can be left at the service. Gone to be with her Lord.


 

WILSON, Jocelyn Evelyn

 

WILSON, Jocelyn Evelyn (nee McKinlay) of Paraparaumu on 25th May, 2017 aged 75 years passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her loving family. Dearly loved wife of Ross, loved mother and mother-in-law of Philippa and Kevin White(dec'd), Catherine, Andrew and Georgie, Adrienne and David Schwartfeger. Loved grandma of Thomas, Olivia, James, Will and Ellie and long time friend to Tony Steindle. A celebration of Jocelyn's life will be held at the Kapiti Coast Funeral Home, 9-11 Hinemoa Street, Paraparaumu on Thursday 1 June, 2017 at 3pm. Private cremation to follow. Special thanks to Paraparaumu District Nurses, care on call staff, Dr Elaine Barrington-Ward and staff and Dr Jan Lavery and staff. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Wellington free ambulance would be appreciated and may be left at the service. Messages to 547 Queen Street East, Levin 5510.


 

CARR, Maureen Patricia

 

CARR, Maureen Patricia. On 14th May 2017, peacefully at Summerset Rest Home, aged 88 years.Dearly loved wife of Jack (dec’d). Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Graham & Sue (Australia), Maureen & Chris Laing (Levin), Judith & Wayne Bennett (Palmerston North). Treasured Nana of Michelle, Jessica, Charlotte, Stephanie, Victoria, Darryl, Danielle, Ryan and Kate. Adored great Nana Carr of her great grandchildren. Sincere thanks to all staff at Summerset Centre for their dedicated care. Service at The Funeral Home, 545, Queen St East, Levin on Thursday 18th May 2017 at 11 am. In lieu of flowers, donations to Arohanui Hospice, would be appreciated and may be left at the service.

CARR, Maureen Patricia. Dearly loved daughter of Flora & Brian Shiel (dec’d). Dearly loved and cherished eldest sister of Kath & Harry (dec’d) Jamieson, Des & Nolene Shiel, Betty & Chris Kerrigan, Brian(dec’d) & Sylvia Shiel, Joyce & Graeme Lockyer, John & Jenny Shiel, Graham & Stella Shiel, Bev & John Grogan, her nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews. Another limb has fallen from our family tree. Remember the good times,the laughter, the fun. Great times we shared when we were all young.


 

ROBERTSON, Gordon Massey

 

ROBERTSON, Gordon Massey. Of Levin formerly Wellington and Tauranga. Passed away peacefully on Sunday May 14, 2017 at Te Whanau Rest Home, Levin, aged 92 years. Dearly loved husband of Harriet. Loved step-father of Glenn & Jan, Robyn & Barrie, Warren, and Linda & Ron. Loved Grandad of 11 Grandchildren and 22 Great Grandchildren. Loved Brother of Ivan, Thomas, Valentine, Theodore, Eugene and Heather (all deceased). Loved Uncle to all his nieces and nephews. A celebration of Gordon’s life will be held at Reevedon Home, 37 Salisbury St, Levin on Friday May 19, 2017 at 1.30pm, followed by private cremation. Messages C/- 547 Queen St. Levin 5510.


 

BENNIE, Robert Ernest (Bob)

 

BENNIE, Robert Ernest (Bob). Of Levin. Aged 82 years. On 12th May 2017 at Palmerston North Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. Dearly loved husband of Barbara for sixty two years. Loved father and father-in-law of Barry & Rhonda, Sheree & Paul, Stuart & Farah, Brenda, Ricky & Slajana, Grahame & Carolyn, Colette & Mark. Loved Poppa of twenty grandchildren and sixteen great grandchildren, with a new great grandchild expected shortly. A celebration of Bob’s life will be held at The Salvation Worship and Community Centre, Durham St, Levin on Wednesday 17th May 2017 at 2 pm. 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.


 

REEVES, David Rowan (Rowan)

 

REEVES, David Rowan (Rowan). Of Foxton. Passed away at Levin on 10th May 2017, aged 78 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Libby. Loved father and father-in-law of Grant & Mel, Wayne & Ella. Loved Grandaddy of Ryley, T.J and Alanah-Che. Service at The Funeral Home, 545 Queen St East, Levin on Monday 15th May 2017 at 11 am. Thereafter interment at The Avenue Lawn Cemetery, Levin.


 

WALTON, Nancy

 

WALTON, Nancy. Of Levin. Passed away peacefully on 8th May 2017. Aged 94 years. Loved wife of the late Percy. Much loved Mum of Ron, and Ann and John. Loved Grandma of Joanna, Juliet and Maurice, Mark and Lucy; Nicola and Greg, Tina and Brendon, Greg and Bronya. Loved by her 11 great grandchildren. Special thanks to all the staff at The Levin Home for War Veterans for their care and support. A service will be held at The Funeral Home, 545 Queen Street, Levin, on Saturday 13th May 2017 at 2.30pm. Thereafter private cremation at The Avenue Crematorium, Levin.


 

PORTIS John

 

PORTIS John. BEM, DIP F.I. MAIAS. Of Shannon. Passed away peacefully at Palmerston North Hospital on 8th May 2017, aged 66 years. Dearly loved partner of Lynne. Loved stepfather of Corin & Cheryl, Joel & Kathy, Dale & Deidre. Loved father and father-in-law of Oliver & Tarly, Lucy & Aryan; and Alexandra. A loved grandfather of Georgia, Zane, Tara, Allegra, Eliza, Winnie and Quinn; Owen and Jessica. A celebration of John’s life will be held at The Funeral Home, 545 Queen St East, Levin on Saturday 13th May 2017 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.


 

WILLIS, Betty Rae

 

WILLIS, Betty Rae. Of Levin. Peacefully on 30th April 2017. Aged 90 years. Loved by all her family. Special thanks to the care staff of the Horowhenua Masonic Village for their dedication over the years. A private family service has been held in accordance with Betty’s wishes.


 

DENTON, Geoffrey Richard

 

DENTON, Geoffrey Richard. Of Levin. Passed away peacefully at Palmerston North Hospital on 29th April 2017, in his 69th year. Loved father and father-in-law of Josie & Tony Millard, Shelley & Nathan Arnott, Adele Denton & Dan Brooks, Michael & Amy. Loved Grandad and Grandpa of Zach and Tobias; Andrew, Christopher, Nicholas and James; Cameron and MacKenzie. Loved Great Grandad of Damian and Elika. A celebration of Geoff’s life will be held at Queen Street Gospel Chapel, 539 Queen St, Levin on Saturday 6th May 2017 at 11am. Private cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations to either Hinemoa House or Queen Street Chapel Missionary and Rally would be appreciated and may be left at the service. Keep me safe O God, For in you I take refuge. Psalm 16. Verse.1.


 

CLIMIE, John

 

CLIMIE, John. Of Otaki. Peacefully on 30th April 2017. Aged 81 years. Dearly loved eldest son of Te Putu and Zena (both deceased). Loved by all his brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews and families. Family would like to acknowledge the Levin Home for War Veterans for the care and kindness shown to John and family. John will lie at Tainui Marae, Otaki, until his service, at Rangiatea Church, Te Rauparaha Street, Otaki, on Wednesday 3rd May 2017 at 11.00am.


 

McMAHON, Edward (Eddie)

 

McMAHON, Edward (Eddie). Of Levin. Born Liverpool 1948. Passed away peacefully after a long illness on Saturday 29 April 2017. Loving husband of Bronwyn. Loved Dad of Derek and Noels. Dearly loved Grandad of Jacob, Hope, Grace & HRH. Dear father in law of Nita, Dan. Especially loved son of Jean and the late Billy. Wonderful nephew/brother of Barbara. Exceptional Thanks to all the staff of Summerset Village, Levin. In accordance with Eddie’s wishes a private farewell has been held. Messages to 12 York St, Levin 5510 or email farewelleddie@gmail.com


 

JACOBSEN, Annette Gaye

 

JACOBSEN, Annette Gaye (nee Holden). Of Foxton. On 27th April 2017 at Arohanui Hospice, aged 46 years. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Maggie & Jacob Dinnan; and Charlene. A loved Nana. In accordance with Annette’s wishes, a private cremation will take place.


 

NICHOLAS, Grace Maude

 

NICHOLAS, Grace Maude, formerly McMinn, nee Mark. Of Levin. Peacefully on 26th April 2017. Aged 92 years. Loved wife of Nick Nicholas (deceased) and Laurie McMinn (deceased). Dearly loved mother of Sheryl and Brian O’Donnell and Terry and Pauline McMinn. Grandmother of 9 and great grandmother of 17. A loved member of the Mark family. “The link in our family chain is broken”. Thanks so much to the wonderful caring staff at Madison Rest Home. Service at The Funeral Home, 545 Queen Street, Levin, on Monday 1st May 2017 at 2.00pm. Thereafter private cremation at The Avenue Crematorium, Levin.


 

WALKER, James Hawera

 

WALKER, James Hawera. Passed away suddenly on 13th April 2017. Beloved husband of Jemima and father to Michael, Jacob, Vernon and Shamrock. He will be laid to rest at Waiaua Marae, Opotiki.


 

JACOBS, Moera

 

JACOBS, Moera. Of Levin. On 13th April 2017 at Star 4, Horowhenua Health Centre. Aged 74 years. Dearly loved wife of the Late Hemi. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Vincent, Nicola and Paul, Julian, Bridgette and Donald, Kerin and Sailosi. A loved Nana of all her Mokopuna. Service at Whetumarama Marae, Wairoa on Sunday 16th April 2017 at 11.00am.


 

FLETT, Lois Evelyn

 

FLETT, Lois Evelyn. Of Levin. Passed away peacefully at her home on 11th April 2017, in her 73rd year. Dearly loved daughter of the late John Crawford and Evelyn Flett. Loved sister of Elizabeth Wilson (Washington DC), David, Helen Robertson and Morris. Sister-in-law of Tim. Loved by all her flatmates. Sincere thanks to all the staff of Kimberley Hospital and NZ Care, Kebbell Avenue for their wonderful loving care of Lois. Service at The Funeral Home, 545 Queen St East, Levin on Tuesday 18th April 2017 at 11-30 am. Thereafter interment at The Avenue Lawn Cemetery, Levin.


 

JEPHSON, Darryl Keith

 

JEPHSON, Darryl Keith. Of Levin. Formerly of Paraparaumu. Passed away peacefully on 11th April 2017, in his 70th year. Loved former husband of Sheenagh. Loved father and father-in-law of Innes, Ainslie & Darren Gear. Loved Grandad of Logan and Carter. A celebration of Darryl’s life will be held at The Funeral Home, 545 Queen St East, Levin on Thursday 13th April 2017 at 2 pm. Private cremation to follow at The Avenue Crematorium, Levin. In lieu of flowers, donations to The Cancer Society or The Community Health Shuttle would be appreciated and may be left at the service.


 

HINTON-COOPER, Freda (Jenny Cooper)

 

HINTON-COOPER, Freda (Jenny Cooper). WRN 105176 UK. Passed away peacefully on 8th April 2017 at Levin. Dearly loved wife of the late Kenneth. Loved mother of Keith, Sally, Mark and Ruth. Grandmother of 8 and great grandmother of 8. In accordance with Jenny’s wishes, a private service has been held.


 

PUGH, Alan Richard

 

PUGH, Alan Richard. Of Levin.  Passed away peacefully on 1st April 2017, aged 86 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Marie. Loved father and father-in-law of Richard and Laree, and Virginia. Loved Grandad of Laura, Patrick and Gina, Natasha and Lee, and Pouniu. Loved Great Grandad of Stella and Marni. Heartfelt thanks to the staff of Te Whanau Home and Hospital for their dedicated care. Service at Karori Crematorium Small Chapel, Rosenaugh Avenue, Wellington, on Saturday 8th April 2017 at 11.00am. Messages to 547 Queen Street, Levin 5510.


 

LARSEN, Margaret Rose

 

LARSEN, Margaret Rose (nee Brown). Of Levin. Passed away suddenly at Palmerston North Hospital, on 30th March 2017. In her 80th year. Treasured wife of Noel for 60 years. Dearly loved Mum and mother-in-law of Lynnette, Jillian and Peter, Glenn and Liz, and Debbie and Tim. Beloved grandmother of 8 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. The family would like to thank the staff of The Levin Home for War Veterans for their care of Margaret. A celebration of Margaret’s life will be held at The Funeral Home, 545 Queen Street, Levin, on Wednesday 5th April 2017 at 1.00pm.  Thereafter private cremation at The Avenue Crematorium, Levin. Donations to The Levin Home for War Veterans would be appreciated and may be left at the service.


 

WILDBORE, Norma Elizabeth

WILDBORE, Norma Elizabeth (nee Shilton). Passed away peacefully on 28th March 2017, aged 86 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Mervyn. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Dennis & Christine, Nigel, Bernard & Cary, and the late Gillian. A loved nana and great nana. Sincere thanks to all staff of Reevedon Home and Radius Peppertree Home for their dedicated care. Service at The Funeral Home, 545, Queen St, Levin on Friday 31st March 2017 at 11 am. Private cremation to follow.


 

KNOWLES, Norma

KNOWLES, Norma. Of Levin. Passed away peacefully on Sunday 26th March 2017, at Star 4, Levin. Loving wife of the late Dudley Shotter and the late Ernie Knowles. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Ann, and John Dear (deceased), and Lindsay Signal (deceased), Colin (deceased), Kathy, Gaylyn and Neil Alexander, Graeme, and pets Benji and Bayley. Loved nana and old nana to her grandchildren and great grandchildren. The family wish to thank the Doctors and Staff at Palmerston North Hospital, and Star 4, Levin. A celebration of Norma’s life will be held at The Queen Street Chapel, 539 Queen Street East, Levin, on Thursday 30th March 2017, at 11.00am. Thereafter private cremation at The Avenue Crematorium, Levin. No flowers please, but donations to The Kidney Foundation would be appreciated, and may be left in the Chapel foyer. Messages to 11 Worcester Street, Levin.


 

LATHAM, David

LATHAM, David. Of Levin. Passed away peacefully on 24th March 2017. Aged 80 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Anne. Sepcial companion of Joyce. Much loved father  and father-in-law of Heather and Paul, Karen and Simon, and Allan. Loved Grandad of Lorraine and Shyla, Kade and Jed, David and Sasha, Matthew and Cameron and loved step-grandad of Peter, Mandy and Kelly. Loved Pop to Jahziah, Meshayah-Sky and Mahkaiah-Rangi, Nehemiah-Raiha, Mikaere-Joshua, David-Jade. A celebration of David’s life will be held at The Funeral Home, 545 Queen Street, Levin, on Wednesday 29th March 2017 at 11.00am. Thereafter private cremation at The Avenue Crematorium, Levin.


 

SMITH, Margaret Joy

SMITH, Margaret Joy (nee Clifton). Of Levin. On 23rd March 2017 at her home, aged 69 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Patrick. Loved mother of Darren & Serena, Chris & Mina; and Michael. Loved Nana of all her grandchildren. A loved sister and sister-in-law of Pat & Norm (dec’d) Barbara & Roy, Lois & Les. A funeral service was held in Levin on Wednesday 29th March 2017.


 

STARR, William Michael

STARR, William Michael (Bill) RNZN Korean Veteran. Of Levin. Passed away peacefully on 22nd March 2017, aged 85 years. Dearly loved husband of Ruth. Loved father and father-in-law of Carol & Don Searle, Deborah & Garry Forgeson, David & Denise Starr, Ann & Paul West, Andrew & Jess Starr.A loved grandad and great grandad. Sincere thanks to all staff of The Levin Home For War Veterans for their care and kindness. A celebration of Bill’s life will be held at The Levin Home For War Veterans, Prouse St, Levin on Tuesday 28th March 2017 at 1-30 pm. Private cremation to follow. Messages toThe Starr Family, 90 Mt Taylor Drive, R D 5,  Feilding.


 

MARTIN, Jenny Jutta

MARTIN, Jenny Jutta. Passed away peacefully on 19th March 2017. Dearly loved wife of the late Brian. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Adrienne, Paul & Julie, Gary & Sonya; and Fleur. Loved Nana of Sarah and Jamie, Dylan and Sol; and Candra; and great grandson Kesten. Sincere thanks to Dr Van De Vyver and the nursing staff of Horowhenua Masonic Rest Home for their dedication. Service at The Funeral Home, 545, Queen St East, Levin on Friday 24th March 2017 at 2 pm. Private cremation to follow.


 

RAUHIHI, Michael Hemi

RAUHIHI, Michael Hemi. Of Levin. Passed away on 18th March 2017, aged 48 years. Loved son of Christina & Hemi aka Buttons (both dec’d). Dearly loved partner of Lisa and awesome Dad of Kristina and Brandon. Special koro of Preston. Mentor to many. Service at Kereru Marae, Koputaroa on Thursday 23rd March 2017 at 11 am.


 

BRETON, Derek Arthur George

BRETON, Derek Arthur George. Of Otaki. Passed away peacefully at Palmerston North Hospital on 16th March 2017. Aged 78 years. Much loved husband of Betty. Loved father and step-father of Alice, Amanda, Collette and Gareth; and Steven, Elaine and Mark. A loved Grandad by all his grandchildren. Service to be held at The Avenue Crematorium, Avenue North Road, Levin, on Monday 20th March 2017 at 2.00pm. Thereafter private cremation. In lieu of flowers Donations to The Stroke Foundation would be appreciated and may be left at the service.


 

JEFFERIES, Annette Margaret

JEFFERIES, Annette Margaret (Anne). Formerly of Paekakariki. Passed away peacefully at the Horowhenua Masonic Village Rest Home Levin, on 15th  March 2017. In her 86th year. Cherished wife for 68 years of Ken. Dearly loved Mum of Dave, Lorna (deceased) and Marian (Feilding), Ian and Felicity (Levin), Gary and Maria (Whangarei), Pete and Roseanne (Feilding), Johnny (deceased), Rosalie and Brian (Paraparaumu), Suzanne and Les (Hastings), Treena and Cory (Levin). Dearly loved Nana, Grandma and Nan of her 24 grandchildren and Nanny Nanny, Nan and Nana of her 19 great grandchildren. Never Forgotten, Forever In Our Hearts. At this time we would like to acknowledge the fantastic staff of the Horowhenua Masonic Village Rest Home for the care and compassion shown to our Mum through her time there, and especially in the past week. A service for Anne will be held at The Funeral Home, 545 Queen Street, Levin, on Monday 20th March 2017 at 10.30am, thereafter interment at The Avenue Lawn Cemetery, Levin. In lieu of flowers Donations to Arohanui Hospice would be appreciated and may be left at the service.


 

GRAY, Barry Herbert

GRAY, Barry Herbert. Passed away peacefully on Monday 13th March 2017 at Arohanui Hospice, Palmerston North, supported by his loving family. Loved son of George and Henrietta (both dec’d). Much loved husband of Kate. Loved father of Wayne (dec’d). Beloved Poppa of Jack. Barry is to lie at Tauinui Marae, Convent Road, Otaki with a service on Thursday 16th March 2017 at 11.00am at St Mary’s Catholic Church, Convent Road, Otaki, Followed by interment at Tainui Marae Urupa. Will be greatly missed by all his extended family.


 

BOOTH, Jenny

BOOTH, Jenny. Died peacefully 8th March at Palmerston North Hospital. Age 58. Loved daughter of Brian and Yvonne (deceased) and step mother Moya. Sister of Bev, Carolyn, Steve, Don, Debbie, Justine and Vanessa. Dearly loved resident at Gimblett Court by her fellow residents and carers. Private service held on March 10th in Levin. She will be missed.


 

RINGS, Ellen Elizabeth

RINGS, Ellen Elizabeth (Nell) nee Linklater. Of Levin. Passed away peacefully on 6th March 2017, aged 90 years. Dearly loved wife of the Late Martin, loved mother and mother-in-law of Michael and Lyn, Terry and Jean. Loved Gran of Chloe and Hayley; Callan and Stephanie. Service at The Funeral Home, 545 Queen Street East, Levin, on Thursday 9th March 2017 at 2pm. Private cremation to follow. Messages to 547 Queen Street East, Levin 5510.


 

HODSON, Brian Alfred

HODSON, Brian Alfred. Of Otaki. On 4th March 2017 at Palmerston North Hospital, aged 82 years. Husband of the late Beverley. Loved father of Sandra and Leanna. Loved Grandad of Brendon and Caroline (dec’d). A private funeral service has been held.


 

NICHOLLS, David Richard

NICHOLLS, David Richard. Of Levin. Passed away peacefully on 3rd March 2017, aged 80 years. Dearly loved husband of Gloria. Loved father and father-in-law of Karen & Nigel Wiggin, Joanne & Chris Cairns, Richard & Michelle, Yvonne & Randy Albrecht. A loved grandfather and great grandfather. Sincere thanks to all staff of Te Whanau Home and Hospital, and The Levin Home For War Veterans for their dedicated care. A celebration of David’s life will be held at The Seventh Day Adventist Church, 56-58 Cambridge St, Levin on Tuesday 7th March 2017 at 11 am. Thereafter interment at The Avenue Lawn Cemetery, Levin. In lieu of flowers, donations to Firstlight Broadcasting Network would be appreciated and may be left at the service.


 

MESSENGER, Linda

MESSENGER, Linda. Butterfly spread her wings peacefully Tuesday the 28th February 2017. Dearly Loved Mum of Jason and Amanda. Loved Nan of Shanell, Maddy and Angus. Loved Great Nan of Isaac. Loved Sister of Merv, Nigel, Ade and Shona.
Private Funeral and Cremation, but many thanks to all Linda's good friends and family who stayed with her to the finish line.
In lieu of flowers, donations could be made to the Arohanui Hospice, Heretaunga Street, Palmerston North.


 

JAMES, Frances Ann

JAMES, Frances Ann (nee Body). Of Levin (Formerly of Titahi Bay). Passed away on 23rd February 2017, aged 68 years. Dearly loved wife of Tony (Lou). Loved mother and mother-in-law of Michael & Ngar’s, Phil & Racheal, Paula & Aaron. Loved Nana of Francis, Gemma, Rueben, Ariana, Willow-Minah, Dylan, Aaron, Pippi, Shanaka, Keeran, Kara and Maverick; and the great grandchildren. Special thanks to the staff of Gardenview for their care and support. A celebration of France’s life will be held at The Funeral Home, 545, Queen St East, Levin on Monday 27th February 2017 at 11 am. Thereafter interment at The Avenue Lawn Cemetery, Levin. In lieu of flowers, donations to The Alzheimers Society would be appreciated and may be left at the service. Forever in our hearts.


 

LINDSAY, Mary Veronica

LINDSAY, Mary Veronica (Rolls). Passed away peacefully at Arohanui Hospice on the 18th February 2017. Loved by Ian. Loved mother of Andrew, Nicki, Sara and Tim and the late Phillip. Loved Nana of Katherine, Charlotte, Sasha and Xander. In accordance with her wishes a private cremation has been held.


 

EDWARDS, Carol Elizabeth

EDWARDS, Carol Elizabeth. Of Levin. Passed away peacefully at Palmerston North Hospital on Saturday 18th February 2017, aged 71 years. Dearly loved daughter of Phillip and Joan, sister of Tony, cousin of Stephanie and a friend of many. A service will be held for Carol at The Salvation Army Worship and Community Centre, Durham Street, Levin, on Thursday 23rd February 2017 at 11.00am, followed by a private cremation. A very heartfelt thank you to all of the support staff at 16 Kebbell Avenue and NZ Care. Carol will be sadly missed by her friends Marc, Bradford, Jenna, Cecelia and Paula.


 

MANUEL, Jimmie William

MANUEL, Jimmie William. Of Levin. On 15th February 2017. Peacefully at Te Whanau Rest Home. A Memorial talk will be held at The Kingdom Hall, 25 MacKenzie Street, Levin, on Saturday 25th February 2017, at 2.00pm.


 

GARDINER, Penelope Rose Virginie

GARDINER, Penelope Rose Virginie. On 15th February 2017, at Palmerston North Hospital, aged 52 years. Loved daughter of Huia & Skipper Gardiner (both dec’d). Loved partner of Craig. Loved mother of Ryana and loved Nana of Raina, Kartiah, Milford (dec’d) and Aaliyah. Service at 151 Weraroa Rd, Levin on Saturday 18th February 2017 at 11 am. Private cremation to follow at The Avenue Crematorium, Levin.


 

BIRD, Graeme George

BIRD, Graeme George. Of Manakau. Passed away peacefully at his home on 14th February 2017,after a brief illness, aged 65 years. Dearly loved husband of Diane. Loved father and father-in-law of Karl, Hayden & Sam, and Nathan. Loved Grandad of Shayden, Lawton, Krystal, Maddison and Jade. Loved brother of the late Valerie. A celebration of Graeme’s life will be held at The Funeral Home, 545, Queen St East, Levin on Monday 20th February 2017 at 11 am. Thereafter interment at The Avenue Lawn Cemetery, Levin. In lieu of flowers, donations to Arohanui Hospice would be appreciated and may be left at the service.


 

PETERS, Willie

PETERS, Willie. Of Levin. On 10th February 2017. Loved son of Ronald & Letitia (both dec’d). A loved brother and uncle. Sincere thanks to the staff of NZ Care for their dedication. A service has been held.


 

STEVENSON, Kenneth Horace

STEVENSON, Kenneth Horace. Of Levin. Passed away peacefully on 7th February 2017, in his 90th year, surrounded by his loving family. Husband of the late Joan. Loved father and father-in-law of Linda & Barry, Carol & Graham, Alan & Doreen. Loved Poppa of eight grandchildren, eleven great grandchildren and one great great grandchild. A celebration of Kenneth’s life will be held at The Funeral Home, 545, Queen St East, Levin on Friday 10th February 2017 at 10 am. Private cremation to follow at The Avenue Crematorium, Levin. Sincere thanks to all staff at Horowhenua Masonic Rest Home for their care and kindness. In lieu of flowers, donations to St John would be appreciated and may be left at the service.


 

NICHOLSON, Ellen Veronica

NICHOLSON, Ellen Veronica (nee Hirini). Peacefully passed away at her home surrounded by her loving whanau on Tuesday, January 31, 2017. Dearly loved wife of the Reverend Dr. Rangi Nicholson. Loving mother of Alexander & Eseta, and Arohanui. Treasured Nanny of Azael, Zebohn, Nevaeh and her 2 expected moko’s. Cherished and loved by all her whanau. Finally, the whanau would like to extend their heartfelt thanks to the medical and administrative staff of Auckland, Waikato, Rotorua and Wellington Hospitals. Ellen is lying in state at Matau Marae, Poroutawhao, Levin where her service will be held on Saturday, February 4, 2017 at 11.00am. Kia tau tonu ra nga manaakitanga a te Atua ki runga ki a koutou katoa.


 

KAYE, Edna Florence

KAYE, Edna Florence. Of Levin. Passed away peacefully at Palmerston North Hospital surrounded by her loving family, on Sunday, January 29, 2017. Dearly loved wife and soul mate of Vince for 67 years. Dearly loved mother and mother in law of Noeline, Brian & Patricia, Wayne & Debra, Christine & Tony Ashdown and Lorraine & John Levy (Napier). Loving Nana of all her Grandchildren, Great Grandchildren and Great-Great Grandchild. A celebration of Edna’s life will be held at The Levin RSA, 32 Bristol Street, on Thursday, February 2, 2017 at 2.00pm with private cremation to follow at The Avenue Crematorium, Levin. In lieu of flowers donations to RSA would be appreciated and can be left at the service. Messages C/- 547 Queen St. East, Levin.


 

CUTHBERT, Judith Michelle

CUTHBERT, Judith Michelle. Of Foxton. Passed away on Saturday 28th January 2017, aged 45 years. Dearly loved mother of Harley (dec’d), Jessica and Matthais; and Jacob. Loved grandmother of Hemi-Ray (dec’d). Loved daughter of Marjory & Nigel; and loved sister of Shaun. A celebration of Judith’s life will be held at The Funeral Home, 545, Queen St, Levin on Thursday 2nd February 2017 at 11 am. Thereafter interment at The Avenue Lawn Cemetery, Levin. In lieu of flowers, donations to Arohanui Hospice, would be appreciated and may be left at the service.


 

TAUMOEPEAU, Ofa Kelesi Fakaofo

TAUMOEPEAU, Ofa Kelesi Fakaofo. Passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by loved ones on her 55th birthday, January 24, 2017. She will be dearly missed by her children, grandchildren and extended family. A service for Kelesi will be held at Queen St. Gospel Chapel, 539 Queen St, Levin on Wednesday February 1, 2017 at 1pm followed by interment. Ofa atu.


 

SANDERS, Peter Richard (Ricky)

SANDERS, Peter Richard (Ricky). On Saturday January 14, 2017 at Palmerston North Hospital, aged 57 years. Son of Ruth and Peter Sanders. Brother of Janette and Gillian Sanders (Auckland). Special thanks to his Carers and friends whilst in Kimberly and latterly with N. Z. Care Homes, Levin. A farewell to his housemates, Peter, Alan & Barry and to his pets Smudge and Jack. A service for Ricky will be held at The Funeral Home, 545 Queen Street East, Levin on Thursday, January 19, 2017 at 1.30pm, followed by private Cremation at The Avenue Crematorium, Levin.


 

KNOWLES, David Alexander

KNOWLES, David Alexander. Of Levin. Passed away peacefully on Friday 13th January 2017, in his 61st year. Loved son of Margaret & Walter Knowles (both dec’d). Loved partner of Marcia and dear father of Alex. A loved grandfather, brother, brother-in-law and uncle. Service at 31, Seddon St, Levin on Thursday 19th January 2017 at 1-30 pm. Private cremation to follow. Sincere thanks to the management and staff of Te Whanau Home and Hospital for their care and kindness. Messages to 547, Queen St East, Levin 5510.


 

HOGG, Jane (Jean)

HOGG, Jane (Jean). On Thursday 5th January 2017 at Wellington Hospital, surrounded by family. Devoted wife of the late Sam, treasured mother of Andrew (dec’d), David & Sheona, Janette & Allan, much loved Nana and Grandnan. Many thanks to the home support team in Levin, especially Karen, and also to the staff of Ward 7 North, Wellington Hospital for their care. A family service has been held.


 

HETARIKI, Gwenda-Lee Bernadette

HETARIKI, Gwenda-Lee Bernadette  Passed away surrounded by her Whanau on 2nd January 2017 at Palmerston North Hospital, aged 47. Loved partner of Hawea Carkeek. Loved mum of Grace & Daniel, Horima & Angel. Loved sister of Paulette, Wayne & Faylin, and Mary. Loved Nana to Talia & Harmony. Loved by all her Nephews and Nieces, cherished the times we spent together, forever in our hearts. Gwenda will lie at Kohut?roa (Pariri) A service will be held on Thursday 5th January 2017 at 11.00am followed by internment at the Urupa.


 

HARDING, Miriam Joy

HARDING, Miriam Joy. Passed away peacefully on Wednesday 28 December 2016 at Huntleigh Home Wellington, aged 87 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Ron. Much loved mother of Pamela and Wendy. Loved Grandmother of David and Melanie; Kelly, Robert, Emily and Timothy. Great Grandmother of Sammy, Maia, Ellie and Dawn. Life member of Levin Spinners and Weavers Guild. Thanks to the staff of Huntleigh Home for their love, care and support. A service for Joy will be held at St Joseph’s Catholic Church, Weraroa Road, Levin on Saturday 31 December 2016 at 10.30am followed by interment at The Avenue Lawn Cemetery, Levin.


 

CONSTABLE, Ray Lawrence

CONSTABLE, Ray Lawrence. Of Auckland, formerly of Masterton. On 23rd December 2016, aged 49 years. A loved son, brother and uncle. A private service has been held. Messages to 547 Queen Street, Levin. RIP. May you always have warmth and comfort wherever you may be.


 

JACKSON, Noeline Joyce

JACKSON, Noeline Joyce nee Huxford. Of Levin. At Star 4, Horowhenua Health Centre on 23rd December 2016, aged 89 years, surrounded by her loving family. She was the youngest of nine. Dearly loved wife of the late John (Jack). Dear mother of Lynda (dec’d), Grant (dec’d) and Brett. Cherished Nana of Dean, Leana, Katrina, Melissa, Michelle and Blair; and her ten great grandchildren.Thanks sincerely to Rose for the wonderful love and devoted care. And Cindy, Sharmaine (Snr), Bobby and  Sharmaine (Jnr) for the most appreciated genuine friendship and care. In accordance with Noeline’s wishes, a private service was held at The Funeral Home, 545, Queen St, Levin. Thank you to Major Sarah Taylor, a long-time friend for a beautiful service we will never forget. Her final resting place will be at The Avenue Cemetery, Levin.


 

LEWIS, Josephine

LEWIS, Josephine, formerly Nicol. Of Levin, late of Porirua and Woodville. On 22nd December 2016 at Wellington Hospital. A loved mother, nana, great grandmother, sister, aunty and friend. Together again with Keith Arnold.


 

DENG, Kunxiang

DENG, Kunxiang. Of Levin. Passed away suddenly on Tuesday 20th December 2016, aged 83 years. Loved husband of Weidi Su. Loved father and father-in-law of Jianping and Jeffery, and Leslie and Jing. Loved grandad of Kevin, Nelson, Joy, Sarah and Emily. A service for Kunxiang will be held at The Funeral Home, 545 Queen Street, Levin, on Friday 23rd December 2016 at 11.00am, followed by interment at The Avenue Lawn Cemetery, Levin.


 

TAYLOR, Herbert Ernest (Bert)

TAYLOR, Herbert Ernest (Bert). Of Levin. On 19th December 2016 at Palmerston North Hospital, after a long illness. Dearly loved husband of Loraine. Very very special Bert to Zane & Anita. Loved father and father-in-law to Mark & Julie, Susan & Nigel and Grandad to Blair, Sam, Dakota and Lucy. Rest in peace our love. Many many thanks to Tui Hancox and Julie Berquest for the caring way they cared for Bert. Service at The Funeral Home, 545, Queen St East, Levin on Thursday 22nd December 2016 at 11 am. Private cremation to follow at The Avenue Crematorium, Levin.


 

ROBSON, Mary Joan Ruth

ROBSON, Mary Joan Ruth (nee Payne, formerly Page). On 17 December 2016 in Levin, in her 89th year. Loved wife of the late Raymond Page and Frederick Robson, and much loved mother of Roger and Pat Page, Bronwen and John Collen, Jocelyn and Geoff Nicholson, Penny and Mike Yanko, and Peter and Yvonne Page. Special grandma of Dennis, Nick, Tony, Tracy, Rachel, Amanda, Kate, David, Craig, Luke, Jenny, Emma, Matthew and Christopher, and a loved great grandmother and great great grandmother. A service in memory of Mary will be held at The Funeral Home, 545, Queen St East, Levin  at 10-30 am on Wednesday 21st December, followed by private cremation. A grateful thank you from the family to the staff of Summerset, Levin who became part of her life and gave her special care over the past years. In lieu of flowers, donations to The Cancer Society would be appreciated and may be left at the service.

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