Recent Death Notices

DONOVAN, Kevin

 

DONOVAN, Kevin. Of Levin. Aged 82 years. Passed away suddenly on Thursday 11th July 2024. Dearly loved husband of Shirley. Coolest father of Cindy & Ricky, Sue & Rob. Cherished Pop of Bronson, Siobhan, Will, Sebastian, Mariah and Savannah, and loved great grandfather. Funeral 11am Monday 15th July 2024 at The Salvation Army Auditorium, 11 Durham Street, Levin.


 

FITZGERALD Kathleen (Kathy)

 

FITZGERALD Kathleen (Kathy) nee Connolly passed away peacefully on Friday 5th July 2024 surrounded by family. Loving daughter of the Rhyna and Barney Connolly. Loved Mum of Larisa, Gina, Jacqui, Matthew, Rhyna, Kelly and Josef. Much loved Nana of Jayme, Dylan, Lily, Coeby, Crystal-Rose, Lachlan, Finlay, Annabelle, Mason and Coco. Great grandmother of Aurora and Jasper, Ihaia and Waimaire. A service to celebrate Kathy's life will be held at the Te Horo Hall, on Thursday 11th July at 11am followed by burial at Otaki Lawn cemetery.


 

SCHOU, Barbara Jean

 

SCHOU, Barbara Jean. Passed away peacefully at the Madison Rest Home, Levin on Sunday 30th Of June. Dearly loved wife of the late Reginald. Loved mother of Peter, John, and Bernard. Loving Grandmother of Olivia, Yannah, Madison and Matthew and the late Jessica. A requiem mass will be held at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Weraroa Road, Levin on Tuesday 9thJuly 2024 at 11.00am. This will be followed by a private burial in New Plymouth at the Awanui Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the St Vincent de Paul Society. Messages to taranaki@fastmail.fm.


 

SPARK, Margaret Eleanor

 

SPARK, Margaret Eleanor. Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 25, 2024 at The Madison Rest Home, Levin. Dearly loved Wife of Ray (Sparky). Loved Mother and mother in law of Chris and Yvonne, Nick and Sue, Tim and Liz, Flick and Grant. Loved grandmother to Brooke, Jaimee, Sam, Nikki, Samantha, Brianna, Kyle and Simone and great grandmother to Matrix, Devon, and Hamish. A Service for Margaret will be held at The Funeral Home, 545 Queen Street East, Levin on Monday 1st July 2024 at 11am followed by private cremation.  For livestream go to our website www.icmark.co.nz.


 

ORR, Carol Mary

 

ORR, Carol Mary. Passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Sunday, June 16, 2024 aged 65 years. Loved Mother and Mother-in-Law of James, Maegan and Terry and Ashleigh and Daniel. And Granny of Blair, Conrad, Eila, Jackson, and Tegan. Forever in our hearts. In accordance with Carol's wishes a private service has been held.


 

EASTON, Murray Raymond

 

EASTON, Murray Raymond. Passed away on 11th June 2024 at Arohanui Hospice, Palmerston North, surrounded by family. Aged 76 years. Former husband of Viv. Loved Father, Father-in-law and friend of Robert and Shelley, Stuart and Shelley, Cameron, Lindsay and Kelly. Loved Grandad of Anastasia, Bayley, Lathym and Kaylan, Kate and Rory, Zoe, Stella and Emma. Murray’s family are grateful to the staff at Arohanui Hospice for the care and support given to Murray. It helped the family immensely to know he was so well cared for. Service at The Levin Uniting Church, 87 Oxford Street, Levin, on Monday 17th June at 11.00am. 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.


 

MUSCHAMP, Peter Sinclair

 

MUSCHAMP, Peter Sinclair passed peacefully 11 June 2024 aged 95. Loved Brother of Nanette Milburn and Uncle to Graham and Kate. "Life is an endless journey for those that believe in reincarnation". Communications to nanettemilburn@gmail.com.


 

WALLS, Fay

 

WALLS, Fay. Passed away suddenly while visiting family in Australia on 10 June 2024, aged 83 years. Dearly loved and loving wife of Brian Ernest Forth (dec) and Laurence Edward Walls (dec), and partner of David Rippin (dec). Loved Mum and mother in law of Michele and Steve, Laurel and Wayne, Lou and Lea, and Geoff and Cherie. Cherished Nan of Dion, Carly, Lonny, Laura, Tara, Mikey, Mitchell and Maddie, their partners and children. Loved sister and sister- in- law of the late Francis and Pam du Rhone, their children Mark and Belinda and their families. Loved friend and Aunt to many, both near and far. A private family cremation was held in Australia on 18 June. A Memorial service for Fay will be held at The Funeral Home, 545 Queen Street, Levin on Friday 5 July at 10 am. This will be live streamed via www.icmark.co.nz, Live Stream link, Channel 1.


 

WHITMORE, Peter James

 

WHITMORE, Peter James. Passed away peacefully at The Masonic Village Care Home, Levin, on Sunday 9th June 2024, aged 90 years. Much loved and precious husband of Annette for 67 years. Much loved Father and Father-in-law of Chris and Cherrie (Feilding) and Richard and Jane (Balclutha). Cherish Grandad of Michael, Larrisa (partner) and Damien and Caitlyn and Whanaunga (partner) and Hayden and Liam. Great Grandchildren Ayva, Whanaunga and Indigo. In accordance with Peter’s wishes a Private Cremation has been held. A celebration of Peter’s life will be held on Wednesday 26th June 2024 at 2.00pm at I.C. Mark Ltd, The Funeral Home, 547 Queen Street, Levin. Special thanks to the Masonic staff for the love and care you gave to Peter whilst he was in your care. A patient loving man now at peace.


 

BURT, Derek Ronald

 

BURT, Derek Ronald. Of Levin. Sadly passed away on 4 June 2024 in the loving arms of Dorothy, his wife & best friend of 60 years. Aged 90 years. He will be greatly missed by his loving family—wife, Dorothy; daughters, Fenella and Joanna; son-in-law, Hayden; extended family Graham and Andrew; grandchildren, Samir & Honey, Nadya, May, Jordan, & Malika; great grandchildren, Nui, Ilani, Zakiah and Lucy. A celebration of Derek’s life will be held at I. C Mark Ltd, 545 Queen Street, Levin, on Monday 10th June at 1pm.


 

PARSONS, Derrick Francis

 

PARSONS, Derrick Francis. Of Waitarere Beach (formerly Bristol). Passed away peacefully at home on the 27th May, aged 75. Loved and loving partner of Annmarie. Loved father and father-in-law of Easha and Nick, Germaine and Mark, Blair and Michelle, Rayna and Mike, Alex and Amy, Ed and Amy. (All of Bristol). Adored Pap to his grandchildren, great grandchildren and great, great grandchild. A service to celebrate Derrick’s life was held on Wednesday 5th June.


 

HYNDMAN, Paddy James (Patrick)

 

HYNDMAN, Paddy James (Patrick), aged 35. With heavy hearts, our Paddy passed away on 27th May 2024 surrounded by his family. Loving partner and best friend of Debbie. Devoted and dearly loved dad of Sam, Jaxon and Brody. Dearly loved son of Neil and Jo. Cherished brother and friend of Mark, Nickie and Uncle of Taylor, Oscar and Tyrie.  Our grateful thanks to all ICU Nurses, Doctors and Neurologist. Your amazing care of Paddy over his 31 days in your care has been comforting to us all. “Paddy will forever be in our hearts” A service for Paddy will be held at Queen Street Gospel Chapel on Friday 31st May 2024 at 2.00pm, followed by private cremation. Messages C/- 547 Queen Street, Levin 5510.


 

BURKE, Jenna Shirley

 

We sadly announce Jenna Shirley Burke, 78, peacefully passed on 27th May 2024. Dearly loved mother, nana, aunt and friend. A private cremation will be held in Levin.


 

PEDERSEN, Christine Ruth (Chrisy)

 

PEDERSEN, Christine Ruth (Chrisy) nee Jacobson. Chrisy passed away peacefully in her Paradise at home in Levin with her loving family on the 27th May. Best Mate, Wife and Pal to John. Greatest Mum to Amy and Jess, and Nan to Olivia, Felix, Harry and Jaymie, Loving Mum in-law to Glen.Aged 69, gone too soon. Private cremation ha been held. Friends and Family gathering at a later date.


 

WATT, Pamela Ellen

 

WATT, Pamela Ellen (formerly Brown) nee Davis, 05/03/1930 - 25/05/2024. Peacefully at Palmerston North Hospital on Saturday 25 May 2024, aged 94 years. Dearly loved and loving wife of the late Trevor (formally Jack (dec). Treasured mum of Kevin (dec), Lynette and Richard, and Stephen. Loved Nana to Kylie, Tara, and Great Nana to Fergus, Abigail, and Lachlan. Special warm thanks to the staff of the Orthopaedic ward and Star two at Palmerston North hospital and the staff at Horowhenua Masonic Village for their loving care of Pam. A farewell was held for Pam on Friday 31 May. Messages may be sent to "The family of Pamela Watt", c/- I. C. Mark Ltd, 547 Queen Street East, Levin.


 

HYNDMAN, Ian Walter

 

HYNDMAN, Ian Walter. 25/3/51 - 21/5/2024. Loved spouse of Maggie (Margaret). Father of Alana and Carl. Grandad of Justin and the late Evie. Loved son of the late Murray and Margaret. Loved brother of Barry, Paul and the late Mark and Glen. We wish to express our sincerest thanks to the Unit 3 Caregivers and cleaning staff at The Horowhenua Masonic Rest Home. A Memorial Service for Ian to be held. Messages c/- 547 Queen Street East, Levin 5510.


 

BURFIELD, Gary Francis

 

BURFIELD, Gary Francis, passed away on the 19th May 2024 at Star 4, Horowhenua Hospital Levin. Much loved Husband of Lorriane for 47 years. Much loved Father and Father-in-law of Glen & Alison Burfield and Vanessa & Aaron St Clair. Adored Poppa of Milla. A private cremation has been held on the 23rd of May 2024 as per Gary’s wishes. Will be missed by all!


 

WILKS, Elsie Rita

 

WILKS, Elsie Rita on Saturday 18th May 2024 at the age of 90. Dearest Wife and Soul Mate to John (deceased), married for almost 70 years. Cherished Mum of Susan and Graeme and Michael and Wendy. Grandmother to Peter and Awhina, Andrew and Ina, Daniel and Adam. Great Grandmother to Aaliyah and Arif, Aysha and Benito, Montel and Alice, Katarina, Axel, Jett, Manea, Kyrie, Jade, Kitana and Raumati. Great great Grandmother of Amara and Marama. Adopted Mum of Marilyn, Lee, Karlyn and Ann. Foster sister of Clare McKenna. A service for Elsie will be held at The Funeral Home, 545 Queen Street East, Levin TODAY, Friday 24th May 2024 at 11am followed by burial at The Avenue Lawn Cemetery, Levin. All messages to the Wilks Family c/- 547 Queen Street East, Levin 5510.


 

GILROY, Carolyn Jane

 

GILROY, Carolyn Jane, of Levin. Passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 18, 2024 aged 62 years. Much loved daughter of June and John Gilroy. Cherished sister to Sandy and Aunty to Taneisha. Carolyn's family would like to thank all the carers over her lifetime for making her life fun. A private cremation has been held.


 

WILLIAMS, Peter Harold

 

WILLIAMS, Peter Harold: 1941 - 2024. Passed away peacefully on the 14th May 2024 at Arohanui Hospice, after a long battle. Survived by his sister Dawn, his children Penny and Lawton, by Donna and Mandy, and his many grandchildren. Our thanks to the Hospice and District Nurses who took wonderful care of him over the last years. A private cremation was held on the 20th May as per Poppas wishes. He will be greatly missed.


 

WILLIAMS, Brian David

 

WILLIAMS, Brian David. Of Levin. Sadly passed away on 14 May 2024, aged 65 years, surrounded by his family. Beloved and cherished husband of Susan for 40 years. Loving father to Ken, Tina & Alan. A devoted son to Marie and the late Eric, and a loyal brother to Clive and Mary. A celebration of Brian's life will be held at I. C Mark Ltd, The Funeral Home, 545 Queen Street, Levin on Wednesday 22nd May at 11am.


 

TAYLOR, Josephine Barbara Leone (Josie)

 

TAYLOR, Josephine Barbara Leone (Josie) nee Rose. Of Levin. Passed away on 10th May 2024 at Arohanui Hospice, Palmerston North aged 94 years.  Dearly loved wife of the late Sid.  Dearly loved mother and mother in law of Wendy and Ken, Grant and Inez and Keith and Claire.  Much loved grandmother and great grandmother. A service for Josie will be held at The Funeral Home, 545 Queen Street East, Levin TODAY Friday 17th May at 11am followed by burial at The Avenue Lawn Cemetery, Levin.


 

HARVEY, Sydney Wallace

 

HARVEY, Sydney Wallace. Of Foxton Beach. Passed away peacefully on Friday 10th May 2024 at Horowhenua Masonic Village Rest Home, Levin, aged 89 years. Loving husband to Rebecca for 63 years.
Loved Dad of Wendy, Murray, and Kerry. Adored Grandad to his four grandchildren. In accordance with Syd's wishes a private cremation has been held.


 

THOMSON, Marcia Lily

 

THOMSON, Marcia Lily. Sadly passed away on 3rd May 2024. Our very dearly loved mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Loving wife of Ray (dec.). Very much loved by her family and friends. A celebration of Marcia's life has been held.


 

BROWNING, Valerie Dawn

 

BROWNING, Valerie Dawn. Aged 81, of Paraparaumu, passed away at Te Whanau Rest Home, Levin on Thursday 25 April 2024. Dearly loved wife of David (dec). Treasured Mother of Tina, Teresa, and Cherie. Loved Grandmother of David, Don, Nicole and Johnathan, and Great Grandmother of Paige, Kiara and Hunter. A service for Valerie will be held at The Funeral Home, 545 Queen Street East, Levin on Thursday 2nd May 2024 at 1pm followed by burial at Whenua Tapu Cemetery, Porirua.


 

HARWOOD, June Teresa

 

HARWOOD, June Teresa. Of Foxton formally of Waikanae. Passed away peacefully on 21st April 2024, in her 92nd year. Dearly loved wife of George (dec). Loved wife of George, Sue (dec), Michael (dec), Richard and Pauline. Loved mother-in-law of Pauline, Greg, Wayne, Melissa. Adored Grandmother and Great Grandmother. Sadly gone but not forgotten. A service for June will be held at St Mary's Catholic Church, Foxton, on Monday 29th April 2024 at 11am, followed by a burial at Foxton Cemetery.


 

HENDERSON, Donald Matthew

 

HENDERSON, Donald Matthew. Of Levin. Passed away on Friday 19 April 2024 at the Levin Home for War Veterans, aged 95 years. Dearly loved long term partner of Ellen Lafrentz (dec. 2019). Loved brother and brother-in-law of Alan Henderson (dec.), Pauline and Dick (dec.) Steele, Val (dec.) and Maurice (dec.) Andrews. Loved uncle of Rachel, Jan, Barry, Erica, Ian and Richard. Loved great-uncle of Sophie, George, Emily, Angus, Caz, Lana, Lucy, Hayley, John, and Olive. Loved by Ellen’s wider family. A great entertainer; a humble, thoughtful, and generous man. A memorial service for Don will be held at The Pines Chapel, 50 The Esplanade, Houghton Bay, ​Wellington on Wednesday 8th May 2024 at 11:00am. Messages C/- 547 Queen St. Levin 5510.


 

McKENNA, Clare Francis

 

McKENNA, Clare Francis. Passed away peacefully on 11 April 2024 at Palmerston North Hospital. .Aged 91 years. Loved sister of Pat McConnell and the late Cyril, Betty , Shirley, John. Very special Aunty, Great and Great Great Aunty of all Neices and nephews. Service was held yesterday, Thursday 18th April followed by burial in Palmerston North.


 

TREMEWAN, Shirley Dorothy

 

TREMEWAN, Shirley Dorothy (Nee Sunley). Died on 11 April 2024 at the War Veterans Home Levin, aged 98 years. Loved wife of the late Spence for 66 years. Loved Aunt of Anne, Jan, Helen, Sue & Terry, Barbara & Ivan, & Paul (deceased). Loved friend of Cordy, Betty, Pat, John, Margaret & Clare (Driving Miss Daisy) & Michael. Shirley will be sadly missed by her much loved & devoted pet companion, Honey. Grateful thanks to staff of War Vets for their respectful care & kindness to Shirley & Honey. A private cremation has been held. Messages C/O I. C. Mark Ltd, 547 Queen St. East, Levin, 5510.


 

ENOKA, Benny

 

ENOKA, Benny.  With heavy hearts, we announce the passing of Benny on March 16th 2024.  Benny was not only the cherished husband of Sharron but also her closest confidant and best friend.  His love knew no bounds as he embraced his role as a devoted father to Vance, Zane, and Stacy, and Colin. He brought joy as Pop to Jordan, Gareth, Luke, and Ruby.  Benny's kindness and unwavering support left an indelible mark on all who knew him.  As we bid farewell, we hold onto the memories of his warmth, laughter, and enduring love.  Rest peacefully, Benny, knowing your legacy of love will live on in our hearts forever.  "Now resting in the arms of his loving Saviour".  A service for Benny has been held.


 

ANSTIS, Brian Francis

 

ANSTIS, Brian Francis of Levin formally of Lower Hutt past away peacefully at Madison Rest Home on 12th March 2024 age 90. Loving husband of the late Dawn. Father and Father in law of Susan and Grant, Ross and Penny, Lynn and Dean. Loving Pop to his 7 grandchildren. Great Pop to his 18 great grandchildren and special friend of Maureen. In lieu of Flowers donations to Arohanui Hospice would be appreciated. A service to celebrate Brian's life will be held at I.C Mark Funeral Home 547 Queen Street, East, Levin 5510 on Monday 18th March at 11am. Brian will be sadly missed by all his family and friends. A special thank you to all the staff at Madison Rest Home for their care of Dad.


 

DICKSON, Valerie

 

DICKSON, Valerie (nee Dash) 24.1.31 - 20.2.24 93 years old. Loved Mother of Lorraine, Polly, Julie and Sandy. Loved Grandmother & Great Grandmother. Special friend of Sally. Many thanks to the staff at Madison Rest Home for the wonderful care, support and kindness given to Mum throughout the past few years. A service for Valerie will be held on Wednesday 28th February, 2pm at The Avenue Crematorium, Avenue North Road, Levin.


 

HALL, Brian

 

HALL, Brian. Of Levin. Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 20, 2024 at Horowhenua, STAR 4 ward, aged 85 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Patricia. Loved Dad of Yvonne & Allan, and Craig & Anne. Loved Grandad of Christopher, Matthew, Nerys, and Evelyn and Grandpop to Mason, Isabella and Lucas. Loved brother-in-law of Robert and Raewyn. All messages to the Hall family, C/O 547 Queen St East Levin. A service for Brian will be held at The Funeral Home, 545 Queen St. Levin on Tuesday February 27, 2024 at 1pm, followed by private cremation.


 

MASSEY, David William (Dave)

 

MASSEY, David William (Dave). Passed away peacefully at the Arohanui Hospice, surrounded by family on 18th February 2024 aged 84 years. Dearly loved best friend and husband of Sheila for 60 years. Much loved father and father in-law of Jackie and Bruce and Joanne. Adored Gramps to his grandchildren and great grandchildren, Josh & James, Grace & Hayley, Kaylee, Peyton & Tyler and Harper. A celebration of Daves life will be held at Life Changers Church, 87/89 Cambridge Street Levin at 12.30pm Monday 26 February. As per Dave's request please wear bright colours only. Special thanks to all the staff at Arohanui Hospice for their wonderful care of Dave. No flowers by request, donations to the Arohanui hospice gratefully accepted.


 

WILLIAMSON, Cynthia Amelia

 

WILLIAMSON, Cynthia Amelia of Levin, passed away peacefully on 16th February 2024. Loved wife of Frank (dec). Much loved Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother and Great Great Grandmother. Service held at The Funeral Home, 545 Queen Street East, Levin TODAY Friday 23rd February, 1pm. Followed by a private cremation.


 

VEENENDAAL, Irene Kay

 

VEENENDAAL, Irene Kay (nee Newport). Passed away surrounded by her family and friends at Levin Home for War Veterans, aged 61 years old on 30 January 2024. Irene fought a long courageous battle with MS and will be sadly missed by all. Dearly loved wife of Andy. Greatly loved mother of Julia and Renee, mother-in-law of Shane, and Nannie to Vincent and Eila. Adored sister of Shirley and Rob. Daughter of the late Russel and Dot Newport. Special thanks to the caregivers at Levin Home for War Veterans for their care of Irene. A service for Irene will be held at I C Mark LTD, 547 Queen Street, Levin, on Monday, 5 February 2024 at 1pm, followed by a private cremation.


 

GOLDSMITH, Aynslie Marie

 

GOLDSMITH, Aynslie Marie. Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 30, 2024 aged 68 years. Loved Mother of Caitlin and Laura. Adored Nana of Cara, Kennedy, Brylie, Darcy and Max. All messages to the Goldsmith family, C/O 547 Queen St East Levin. A service for Aynslie will be held at The Funeral Home, 545 Queen Street, Levin on Wednesday, February 7, 2024 at 11:00am.


 

DUTHIE, John Gilmore

 

DUTHIE, John Gilmore. Passed away peacefully on Friday, January 12, 2024 aged 78 years following a stroke. Loved Husband of Phillipa. Father of Brenden, Miranda and Rachel. Loved brother of Thelma (dec) & Len - Auckland, Audrey and Campbell (dec) - Palmerston North, Bill (dec) - Palmerston North, Lorna (dec) and Harold - Palmerston North, Edna & Terry - Levin, Lois & Merv - Feilding. Loved brother in law of Maureen & David, Ian & Leslie (dec) Umina - Australia. Uncle to Leah & Selwyn - Paraparaumu, Bruce - Feilding and all his other nieces and nephews. A private cremation has been held, according to John's wishes. All messages to the Duthie family, C/O 547 Queen St East Levin.


 

SAYER-EDENSOR, Phyllis Mary

 

SAYER-EDENSOR, Phyllis Mary. Formerly of Shannon. Passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, January 17, 2024 aged 92 years. Dearly loved Wife of the late Ken and Kenneth. Much loved Mother & Mother in law of Gaynor & Bryan McComb, Helen & Allan Relf, Chris & Gail Sayer, and Raola & Tony Phillips. Treasured Nana to all her Grandchildren & Great Grandchildren. A celebration of Phyllis's life will be held at The Funeral Home, 545 Queen Street, Levin, on Tuesday 23 January 2024 at 1.30 pm. All messages to the Sayer-Edensor family, C/O 547 Queen St East, Levin.


 

BAILLIE, Elaine Audrey

 

BAILLIE, Elaine Audrey. Of Levin. Passed away on Thursday 11 January 2024 at Palmerston North Hospital, aged 79 years. Beloved Partner of Wes Smith. Loved mother of Fiona and Shaun, and Nana to Tessa, Max, Caitlyn, and Adam. Sincere thanks to the Doctors, Nurses, and staff of Palmerston North Hospital for all their care. In accordance with Elaine's wishes a private cremation has been held.


 

FRANCE, Edith Margarita

 

FRANCE, Edith Margarita. 16/10/1939 - 30/12/2023. Loved mother of Michelle & Ray, Tony (dec), Gavin, Bruce (dec) and Kirstin & Chris. Gran of Marc & Lisa, Sara & Rob, Ryan, Rebekah & Dave, Rhian and Tegan
Great Gran of Jessica, Chloe, Maddison, Callum, Mia, Gracie, Ben and Charlie. Loved Sister to Leonie & Shane and their extended family. Due to the timing of Edith’s passing we apologise to those that we could not reach before her funeral. All messages to Gavin at 1/60 Winchester St, Levin. May she rest in peace


 

WAITE, Neville Charles (Nev)

 

WAITE, Neville Charles (Nev): 13/01/1934. Passed away 31st December 2023 at Palmerston North Hospital. Two weeks short of his 90th Birthday. Much loved husband & soulmate of Ivy. Dearly loved father of Tania & Frank, Blenheim. Richard & Marie, UK. Janet & Clive, Ashhurst. Loved Da & Granddad of all his grandchildren & great grandchildren. Loved & respected brother in-law of Sheryl, Mark & Judith. Many thanks to the team of doctors & nursing staff while Nev was in their care. In accordance with Nev’s wishes a private service has been held. Messages care of 547 Queen St, Levin 5510.


 

KIMMINS, Charles Raymond (Ray)

 

KIMMINS, Charles Raymond (Ray) passed away peacefully on Wednesday 27th December 2023 at Te Whanau Rest Home, Levin aged 92 years. Dearly loved husband of Lilian. Loved father of Kris and Bret and stepfather of Steven, Lynda (dec), and Dean. Treasured Grandad to all his extended family and friends. A celebration of Ray's life will be held at The Funeral Home, 545 Queen Street, Levin on Thursday 4th January 2024 at 11am. Messages c/- 547 Queen Street East Levin, 5510.


 

HUDSON, Jean

 

HUDSON, Jean. Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, December 26, 2023 aged 79 years. Dearly loved Wife of John. Much loved Mother of Richard. A special thank you to family, friends and The Levin Home for War Veterans for their loving care of Jean. All messages to the Hudson family, C/O 547 Queen St East Levin. A private cremation has taken place.


 

CARRICK, Frederick Noel (Fred)

 

CARRICK, Frederick Noel (Fred). 25/12/1936 – 18/12/2023 - Aged 86. Peacefully surrounded by his Girls listening to his favourite Country Music, at Te Whanau Rest Home, Levin. Cherished and much-loved father of Michelle and Husband Kenn (Deceased), Fiona and Partner Warren, Debbie and Husband Hare. Precious and devoted Grandad of Rebecca, Emma, Chanelle, Terry Joseph (Deceased) and Wiremu. Much loved Great and Great, Great Grandad. Much loved Brother of Marie. Special thanks to Management and Staff at Te Whanau Rest Home for all their devoted care of Fred. Dedicated Vintage Car Club member for over 47 years. A Private Family Service has been held for Fred as per his wishes.


 

RAKENA, Colleen Teresa

 

RAKENA, Colleen Teresa. Passed away peacefully on Monday, December 18, 2023 aged 69 years. Loved wife of Phillip. Dearly loved mother of Gina, Justin, Jasmin, Bianca, Courtney, Madison and Declan. Much loved Grandmother of Corbin, Eli, Tobias and Jack. All messages to the Rakena family, C/O 547 Queen St East Levin, . A service for Colleen will be held in St Joseph's Catholic Church Levin, Weraroa Road, Levin, on Thursday, 21 December 2023 at 11:00AM.


 

ROEBUCK, Sylvia Joy

 

ROEBUCK, Sylvia Joy of Levin. Passed away peacefully at Te Whanau Rest Home, Levin on Thursday 14th December 2023 aged 90 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Ivan. Loved mother and mother in law of Sandra and Tex Clapham, Lynette and David Liley, and Wayne and Katrina Roebuck. Treasured Nana and Great Nana. Special thanks to the staff of Te Whanau for their loving care. A celebration of Sylvia's life will be held at The Funeral Home, 545 Queen Street East, Levin on Tuesday 19th December at 11.30am. Messages C/- 547 Queen Street East, Levin 5510.


 

PYPER, Sheila Ann

 

PYPER, Sheila Ann; of Otaki Beach passed away at Reevedon Home, Levin on 13th December 2023, aged 87 years. Loved Wife of the late Trevor Pyper. Dearly loved Mother of David (Dunedin), Karen Pyper & Douglas Banks (Wellington). Loved Nana of Matt, Kate and Will (Dunedin). Loved Daughter of the late Annie Flaherty (nee Daley). Loved Sister of the late Jean Hardy. In accordance with Sheila’s wishes a private cremation has been held. All messages, C/O 547 Queen St East Levin. In lieu of flowers please donate to The Stroke Foundation NZ or Huntington’s Disease Association, in the name of Sheila Pyper.


 

LANGTON, Irene

 

LANGTON, Irene (nee Cooper) of Levin (formerly Titahi Bay) passed away peacefully on Monday 11th December 2023 at The Levin Home for War Veterans. Dearly loved and treasured wife of Eric. Loving mother, grandmother, GG, aunty and friend to many. Many thanks to the staff of The Levin Home for War Veterans for all their care. A celebration of Irene's life will be held at The Funeral Home, 545 Queen Street East, Levin on Wednesday 20th December 2023 at 2pm followed by private cremation. In lieu of flowers donations to Alzheimer's NZ would be appreciated.


 

MILLIGAN, Graham Robert

 

MILLIGAN, Graham Robert. Passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, December 05, 2023, aged 79 years. Dearly loved partner of Margaret. Loved father to Andrew and Natalie, Nigel and Barbara. Loved stepfather to Michelle and Craig, Dean and Lara. Loved Poppa to Jordan, Brooke and Grace. In accordance with Graham's wishes a private cremation has been held. A memorial gathering will be held at a later date.
Forever in our hearts RIP. Messages to the Milligan family C/- 547 Queen Street, Levin 5510.


 

SINCLAIR, Robert William (Bob)

 

SINCLAIR, Robert William (Bob), died peacefully at home on the 28th November 2023, 90 years of age. He was a much loved husband of Bev for 69 years & beloved father of the late Jan, Kaye & Leanne and Grandfather & Great Grandfather to many. As per Bob's wishes a private service has been held. Any messages to the Sinclair family, c/o 547 Queen Street East, Levin.


 

STEPHENS, Marjorie

 

STEPHENS, Marjorie. Passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 25, 2023 aged 96 years. Dearly loved Wife of Leonard (dec). Much loved mother of Frances & Gary, Susan, David & Ying and Leo. Loved Grandmother to Toni, Jackson and Fan & Lily. A service for Marjorie will be held on Monday 4th December, 1.30pm at The Funeral Home I C Mark Ltd, 545 Queen Street East Levin.


 

BAIN, Edward Abbott (Ted)

 

BAIN, Edward Abbott (Ted). Passed away peacefully on Friday, November 24th, 2023, aged 87 years. Dearly loved husband of Estelle, nee Rogers. Much loved and cherished Dad to Maree & Warren, Michelle & Chandra, Angela & Mary, Carmel & Duncan, Ted & Eileen, Peter & Charmaine, Jeremy & Dianna. Much loved Poppa to his 14 Grandchildren and one Great Grandchild. A requiem mass service for Ted will be held on Thursday 30th November at 1.30pm at I C Mark Funeral Home, 545 Queen Street East Levin.  A private crematorium is to take place prior to the service. Ted's service will be available via a livestream link. Please contact I C Mark Funeral Home for the link.


 

LARSEN, Noel Francis

 

LARSEN, Noel Francis of Levin. Passed away peacefully at Levin Home for War Veterans Monday 20th November 2023. Aged 90 years. Treasured husband of the late Margaret. Dearly loved Dad and Father in Law of Lynnette, Jillian and Peter Ramsey, Glenn and Deborah, Debbie and Tim Williams. Adored Grandad of 8 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. The family sincerely thank the staff of The Levin Home for War Veterans for the love and respect they showed in their care for Dad. A celebration of Noel’s life be held at the Funeral Home, 545 Queen Street, Levin on Thursday 23rd November at 11am. Donations to the Levin Home for War Veterans would be appreciated and may be left at the service.


 

MINCHIN, Marlene

 

MINCHIN, Marlene. Passed away peacefully on Monday, November 13, 2023 aged 78 years. Loved Mother & Mother-in-law of Darrin & Alison, and Robyn. Loved Grandmother and Great Grandmother of Holi & Ella and Riley & Jordy. Loved Best Friend of Judy. A service for Marlene will be held in The Funeral Home, 545 Queen Street East, Levin on Saturday, 18 November 2023 at 10:00AM. All messages to the Minchin family, C/O 547 Queen St East Levin.


 

PITCHER, Helen Ruth

 

PITCHER, Helen Ruth. Passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 11, 2023 aged 91 years. Dearly loved Wife of Nolan. Loved Mother of Lisa & Ian, Andrew & Anne, and Meredith. A loved Grandmother and Great Grandmother. A memorial service for Helen will be held on Wednesday 13th December, 2pm at The Funeral Home, 545 Queen Street East, Levin. All messages to the Pitcher family, C/O 547 Queen St East Levin.


 

SMITH, Gwenda Mary

 

SMITH, Gwenda Mary. Of Levin, died peacefully at home on 30th October 2023. Aged 97 years. Dearly loved wife for 68 years of the late Bruce. Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Averil and Graeme, Warwick, Lynley and Pete. Loving grandmother of Luke and Sophie, Daniel and Amy, Rebekah and Zac, Emily, Isaac, Share-Lee, Tyrone and Hine, and Jordan and great grandmother of 17 great grandchildren. A commemoration service to celebrate Gwenda’s life has been held. “At home with her Lord


 

PHILLIPS, Malcolm Lindsay

 

PHILLIPS, Malcolm Lindsay. Malcolm's journey ended on 18 November 2023 peacefully at War Vets in Levin, aged 70 years. Loved husband of Rachel. Cherished father of Andrew, Karen and Craig. Adored Poppa of Max, Alice and Saku; Maddy, Marco and Jackson; Bella and James. A celebration of Malcolm's life will be held at 1:30pm on Friday 24 November at IC Mark Funeral Home, 545 Queen Street East, Levin, followed by private cremation. Sincere thanks to the staff at War Vets for their warm, loving and supportive care of Malcolm and our family. Malcolm's service will be available to livestream via link below. https://video.ibm.com/channel/J6L5B2wTnDA


 

CARTY, Annette Therese

 

CARTY, Annette Therese (nee Meek). Of Levin formerly Wellington. Passed away peacefully on Friday 17 November 2023, aged 76 years. Dearly loved wife of Brian. Cherished mother of Peter. Loved sister of the late Lyn Rasmussen and Kenneth Meek. A Requiem Mass for Annette will be held at St Joseph's Catholic Church, 56 Weraroa Road, Levin on Thursday 23 November 2023 at 11am. Followed by interment at The Avenue Lawn Cemetery, Levin.


 

BENNIE, Barbara Caroline

 

BENNIE, Barbara Caroline. Passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 12, 2023 aged 87 years. Dearly loved Wife of Robert (Bob) (dec). Cherished mother to Barry & Rhonda, Sheree & Paul, Stuart & Farrah, Brenda Lee, Ricky & Slajana, Grahame & Caroline, Colette & Mark. Much loved Mum & Nana to all her 19 Grandchildren and 22 Great Grandchildren. A service for Barbara will be held on Friday 17th November, 11am at I C Mark Ltd, 545 Queen Street East Levin.


 

HARTLEY, Leo David (Chook)

 

HARTLEY, Leo David (Chook). Of Levin. Peacefully on 5th November 2023. Aged 74 years. Loved husband of Judith. Loving father and father-in-law of David & Maree, Teresa & Scott, Daniel & Kristy, and Brendan. Loved Grandad of Willow, Brooklyn, Summer, Sonya, Emily & Isabella, Caleb & Kayla, Connor & Kaitlyn.


 

MACKIE, Ethel Miriam

 

MACKIE, Ethel Miriam. Passed away peacefully at The Madison Rest Home, Levin on 1st November 2023 aged 99. Dearly loved wife of the late Keith. Much loved Mum and Mum in law of Lynne, Dave & Jackie and Maureen. Adored Nana great Nana and great great Nana. Will be sadly missed. A private cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date. Details to follow.


 

PITTUCK, Malcolm

 

PITTUCK, Malcolm. Suddenly on 28th of October 2023 aged 77 years. Malcolm was Bev's dearly loved husband of 46 years. Much loved father and father in law of Kate, Fern and James. Loved G'Dad of Autumn and Thea. A family service for Malcolm has been held.


 

WAY, John Leslie

 

WAY, John Leslie. Peacefully at Charles Fleming Retirement Village (Waikanae) on 21st October 2023. Aged 93 years. Loved husband of Shirley (deceased), treasured father of Julie, Richard and Gary (deceased) and father in law to Richard and Silvana. Grandfather to Caitlin, Joshua, Charlotte and Isabelle. Brother to Ron (deceased). The family would like to thank the staff of Summerset Retirement Village and over the past four months from Charles Fleming Retirement Village Hospital, Waikanae for the care of John. A service for John has been held.


 

BRYANT, Patricia Mary

 

BRYANT, Patricia Mary. Passed away peacefully on Friday, October 20, 2023 aged 86 years. Dearly loved Wife of Ronald. Loved Mother of Bernadette, Chris, Terry and Robert. A service for Patricia will be held in The Funeral Home, 545 Queen Street East Levin, on Wednesday, 25 October 2023 at 11:00AM. All messages to the Bryant family, C/O 547 Queen St East Levin.


 

NAPIER, Amy Kathleen

 

NAPIER, Amy Kathleen nee Rusbatch. On 19 October 2023 at Levin age 97 years. Beloved wife of the late Trevor. Loved Mother and Mother-In-Law of Glenys and Brian (Wellington), Wendy and Steve (Tauranga) and Jill and Kerry (Wellington). Loved Grandmother of Julia, Scott, Tessa, Natalie and Jarrod and Great grandmother of William, George and Amelia. Loved youngest daughter of the late Frank and Margaret Christina Rusbatch. Thanks to the Reevedon staff for their care and support. In accordance with Amy’s wishes a private cremation has been held. Messages to C/O I. C. Mark Ltd, 547 Queen St East Levin.


 

MCLEOD, Colin

 

MCLEOD, Colin. Of Levin. Passed away peacefully on Sunday 8 October 2023 at Horowhenua Masonic Rest Home, aged 91 years. Dearly loved husband of June. Loved father of Paul and Dallas. Loved Cog & Poppa to all his Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren. A celebration of Colin's life will be held at The Funeral Home, 545 Queen St, Levin on Tuesday 17 October 2023 at 2pm.


 

SINCLAIR, Graeme Thomas

 

SINCLAIR, Graeme Thomas passed away surrounded by family on Sunday, October 08, 2023 aged 59 years. Husband to Megan. Father of Brooke, Talei and Lexi. Grandfather to Colt. Son of Don and Corrine and brother to Kerry, Mike, Karen and Patrice. he was dearly loved by his whole family. A kind-hearted man of faith he will be missed by many. It is the families wish that in lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the CCU at Palmerston North Hospital whose care made Graeme's last weeks comfortable. Donations can be made to https://givealittle.co.nz/cause/paying-it-forward-for-graeme. A service for Graeme will be held at Queen Street Gospel Chapel, 541 Queen Street East, Levin on Friday 13th October, 2023 at 10am.


 

MUIR, Phyllis Rita

 

MUIR, Phyllis Rita. Passed away peacefully on Friday, October 06, 2023 aged 92 years. Dearly loved Wife of George (Dec) much loved mother to Craig, treasured nana to Daniel and a wonderful great nana. A private burial for Phyllis has been held.


 

SMITHIES, Teresa Ann

 

SMITHIES, Teresa Ann. Taken tragically as a result of vehicle accident on Sunday, October 1, 2023.Treasured wife of Pete. Dearly loved mum of Tommy, May, and Sarah. Adored Grandma to Jackson and Elsie. Loved sister of Christine and Steven. Cherished daughter of Leslie and Elsie. Will be missed by so many. In lieu of flowers donations to the cause close to Teresa's heart would be greatly appreciated via https://www.breastcancerfoundation.org.nz/donate/donate-now All messages to the Smithies family, C/O 547 Queen St East Levin. A service for Teresa will be held at Gateways Christian Fellowship, 174 Church Street, Palmerston North on Saturday 14th October at 10am.


 

TAYLOR, Graeme Saxton

 

TAYLOR, Graeme Saxton passed away Friday 29th September 2023 at Palmerston North Hospital in his 92nd year. Dearly loved husband of Beulah for 66 years. Much loved Father of Sharon and Cheryl, loved Pop of Samuel and partner Hayley, William and partner Nicole, and Izak. Great Granddad of Arlow, Jai, Ashton, Taya, and Cohan. In accordance to Graeme's wishes a private service has been held.


 

YOUNG, Gee Yuen

 

YOUNG, Gee Yuen. Passed away suddenly on Sunday, September 24, 2023 aged 89 years. Dearly loved Husband of Rose (Kum Shum) father of April, John and Pam, David and Lisa, Alan and Kerry. A beloved Yeh Yeh and Gong Gong of Cam, Kieran, JJ; Nathan, Ashton, Joshua; Ashleigh, Adrian; Caitlyn, Jared and Natalia. A service for Gee will be held in Queen Street Gospel Chapel , Queen Street East, Levin on Monday 2nd October at 10am. All messages to the Young family, C/O 547 Queen St East Levin.


 

DEADMAN, Ian Douglas

 

DEADMAN, Ian Douglas. On September 23, 2023 at Levin (originally Dannevirke) aged 89 years. Loved Husband of Gloy for 66 years. Loved Father of Lyn & John Shearman, Ross, Craig & Fiona. Grandad and Great Grandad to Steven & Jane Maclean, Piper & Indie, Scott & Catherine Maclean and Lilly, Matthew and Daniel Deadman, Bailey Deadman & Neville, Ava, Aliyah and Louie. A service for Ian will be held in The Funeral Home, 545 Queen Street East Levin, on Thursday, 28 September 2023 at 10:30AM. Special thanks to the staff at Masonic Rest Home for their care over the last 18 years.


 

CAMERON, Valerie Ellen

 

CAMERON, Valerie Ellen. Of Kapiti Coast. Passed peacefully on Saturday 23rd September 2023, aged 85 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Keith. Much loved mother of Jo, Mark and Andrew. Treasured Nanny of Holly, Kevin, Ashleigh, Tori, Jack, Cameron, Jessica and Carly. A celebration of Val's life will be held at The Funeral Home, 545 Queen Street, Levin on Wednesday 27th September 2023 at 11am.


 

RAMLOSE, Bernard

 

RAMLOSE, Bernard. Passed away peacefully at Levin Home for War Veterans on Thursday, September 14, 2023, aged 83 years. Dearly loved Husband of Margaret and father of Cindy, Lynda and Tony. Loved Poppa of Sharn, Amy, Kate, Henry, Stephanie & Zander. Loved Great Grandpoppa of Izaarn, Seth, Piper, Theo and Mack. Our special thanks to the staff in the Matai ward at Levin War Vets for their care and support. As per Bernie's wishes a private cremation has been held. All messages to the Ramlose family, C/O 547 Queen St East Levin.


 

WOODGYER, Malcolm Garth (Mac)

 

WOODGYER, Malcolm Garth (also known as Mac) of Levin and formerly of Lower Hutt, passed away peacefully on Wednesday 13th September aged 85 years with family at his side. Malcolm was a loving father to Kerel and Seanna, Keren and Jude and Karlene (Midge) and Joe; and loving grandfather to Holly, Dylan, Cody, Amalie, Ruben, Luca and Taylor. A Funeral Service will be held at The Funeral Home, 545 Queen Street East, Levin, at 2pm Thursday 28 Sep 2023.


 

PYM, Graham Walter

 

PYM, Graham Walter. Passed away peacefully on Wednesday 13th September 2023 surrounded by family in his 89th year.  Dearly loved husband of the late Elsa. Loved father of David (D), Wendy, Wayne, Julie and Willie. Father-in-law of Kathy, Alan and Caroline. Very treasured Poppy of Janna, Hayden & Emily, Gemma & Sam, Hannah & Kasey, Abby, Natasha & Andy, Nathan, Dylan & Camille, Eden, Hannah and Adam; and treasured Great-Poppy of Bentley, Keira, Theodore, Maddox, Georgia, Neko, Kyran, Makenna, Mila and Lucie. The family would like to say a special thanks to the staff and volunteers at Mary Potter Hospice for their wonderful care and also the staff at Summerset on the Landing. A service to celebrate Graham’s life will be held at I.C Mark Funeral Home, 547 Queen Street, East, Levin, on Monday 18 September 2023 at 1.00pm. In lieu of flowers, donations in Graham’s memory to the Mary Potter Hospice would be appreciated.


 

SNOW, Jessie Borland

 

SNOW, Jessie Borland, of Otaki. Passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 10, 2023, aged 85 years. Dearly loved Wife and soulmate of George. Loved Mother of Guy (dec) and Scott. Much loved Aunty and friend to many .At Jessie's request a private service has been held.


 

COOPER, Margaret Ruth

 

COOPER, Margaret Ruth passed away at Levin Home for War Veterans on Wednesday September 6th, 2023, aged 90 years. Dearly loved wife of Brian (dec). Loving Mum/Mother-in-law of Arthur (dec) & Sharyne, Michael (dec), Rosemary, Janice (dec), Brenda & Alan, Lynette, Elaine & Mal, David & Jo, and Wayne. Beloved Nana of 25 grandchildren, 32 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren. Ruth is now absent from the body and present with Jesus whom she loved. All messages to I.C. Mark Ltd, 547 Queen St East, Levin. A memorial will be held, date to be confirmed.


 

BOWLING, Henry

 

BOWLING, Henry. We are sad to say that our beloved Husband, Father, Poppa , Grandfather and Great Grandfather Henry Bowling has passed away. Henry was beloved by many, a honest, loyal friend and mentor to many. A service for Henry has been held.


 

COLLIS, Neil Michael

 

COLLIS, Neil Michael. It is with great sadness the Collis Family announces the passing of Neil on Father's Day 2023. An adored husband, and much loved Dad and Pop. Thank you to Arohanui Hospice and District Nurses for their special care of Neil. Neil has requested private services, though we thank you all for your support and prayers during this very difficult time.


 

FUTCHER, Dale Maurice

 

FUTCHER, Dale Maurice. Of Levin. Peacefully on September 3rd 2023 after a lengthy illness, aged 81 years. Dearly loved husband of Kay for 57 years. Much adored Dad of Erin and Mike, Nicki and Mat, Amy and the late Sharon, Lisa and Hayley. Very proud and loved Grandad of Cameron and Jackson. A celebration of Dale’s life will be held at The Funeral Home, 545 Queen Street East, Levin on Friday 8th September 2023 at 10.30am, followed by a private cremation. A special thank you to all staff from the Palmerston North Hospital and Te Whanau Rest Home, Levin for your kindness and care. “Fly high with your three angels”.


 

TROMPERT, Eileen Rosetta

 

TROMPERT, Eileen Rosetta died peacefully at home surrounded by family on 2 September 2023. Dearly love wife of the late Gerry and adored mother and mother in law of Hein (dec), Chris and Vicki, Anna (dec), Carl and Tracey, and Sonia. Much loved Oma of all her grandchildren and great grandchildren. A special thanks to the wonderful staff at Arohanui Hospice and the team at Lavender Blue. A private service has been held. In lieu of flowers a donation to Arohanui Hospice would be appreciated. Messages to I C Mark Limited.


 

WILKS, John Alexander

 

WILKS, John Alexander. NZ Rail Levin Goods Office Manager and Assistant Stationmaster. Passed away suddenly on Wednesday, August 30, 2023 at the age of 91. Dearest Husband and Soul Mate to Elsie. Cherished Dad of Susan & Graeme and Michael & Wendy. Grandfather to Peter & Awhina, Andrew & Ina, Daniel & Adam. Great Grandfather to Aaliyah & Arif, Aysha & Benito, Montel & Alice, Katarina, Axel, Jett, Manea, Kyrie, Jade, Kitana & Raumati. Great Great Grandfather of Amara, Marama. Adopted Dad of Marilyn, Lee & Karlyn. A service for John will be held in The Funeral Home, 545 Queen Street East, Levin, Monday 4th September at 1pm. All messages to the Wilks Family c/o 547 Queen Street East, Levin.


 

KIRIONA, Dorothy May

 

KIRIONA, Dorothy May. Died peacefully in her sleep on Tuesday, August 29, 2023 aged 93 years. Daughter of the late Alan Wilton & Biddy Wylie. Loved Mother of Richard (dec) Peter and Haley, Max & Lizzie, Bernadette (dec), Robert (dec) Wayne & Sharon. Loved by all her Mokopuna. A service for Dorothy will be held in Matau Marae, Levin, on Friday, 1 September 2023 at 11am, followed by interment at Paeroa Urupa.


 

HEWITT, Kathleen Theresa

 

HEWITT, Kathleen Theresa. Passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 26, 2023 aged 84 years. Dearly loved Wife of Robert. Loved Mother of Bernade, Graeme and Peter. All messages to the Back family, C/O 547 Queen St East Levin. A service for Kathleen has been held.


 

GARDINER, Hingaparae

 

GARDINER, Hingaparae. Died peacefully at Madison Rest Home, Levin, on 22 August 2023. Loved partner and darling of Raymond Huia Logan (Darkie). Loved youngest daughter of Meretepiki and Rangiahua Williams. Loved mother and Nanny of Craig, Amber and Michelle and Nazmein Ali, Aalihah and Ejazz. Loved sister of Alec, Carol Murray and Henry (dec.) and Adelaide Waititi and Bella Moore. Special thanks to Sonia, Sue and all the staff at Madison Rest Home, Levin. Hinga will lie in state at Wehiwehi Marae from Tuesday 22 August 2023 and then to Kawiu Marae on Wednesday where she will lay until Friday 25 August where her ra nehu will be at 11am. From there she will be taken to Te Kapa Urupa, Kawiu Road where she will be laid to rest.


 

LEWIN, Susan

 

LEWIN, Susan of Levin. Passed away suddenly on Monday 21st August 2023 aged 73 years. Dearly loved wife of Mike. Loved mother of Matthew and Heidi. Loved Gran, sister, sister-in law, mother-in-law and aunt. A service for Susan will be held at St Joseph's Catholic Church, 56 Weraroa Road, Levin on Monday 28th August 2023 at 11am followed by private cremation.


 

BROWN, Jenifer Doreen

 

BROWN, Jenifer Doreen, of Levin, known affectionately as Jeny, passed away on August 15th, 2023, at Palmerston North Hospital. She was the beloved wife of John and a cherished mother to Gillian, Helen, and Phillipa. Jeny held a special place in the hearts of her grandchildren: Jessie, Robbie, Samuel, Ben, Araliya, Dayan, and Lauren. She provided love and support as a mother-in-law to Dave, Kelvin, and Pasanka. Jeny was also a beloved Sister and Aunt to many, including Vivien, Toni, and Steph. In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests donations to the Cancer Society, a cause of personal significance to Jeny and John. A celebration of her life will be held at The Uniting Church, 87 Oxford St Levin on Thursday, August 24th, 2023, at 1pm, followed by a private interment. Your support to honour Jeny's memory would be greatly appreciated. Jeny Brown; Rest in Peace big sister. Your bright light and big heart left us too soon. Much love, Vivien, Stuart, Toni.


 

GALLAGHER, Christine Sandra

 

GALLAGHER, Christine Sandra (nee Fleet). Passed away peacefully at home after a courageous battle, on Saturday 12 August 2023, aged 74 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Stephen. Much loved Mum of Mark and Lisa, and Andrea. Loved Grandma of the late Tesh, Caleb and Andrew. Loved friend of Joce Morgan. A celebration of Christine's life will be held at Levin RSA, 5 Devon Street, Levin on Wednesday 16 August 2023 at 1pm. In lieu of flowers donations to Arohanui Hospice would be greatly appreciated.


 

MACDONALD, Errol Alexander

 

MACDONALD, Errol Alexander. It is with deep sorrow that we announce the death of Errol Alexander Macdonald of Levin on the 8 August 2023, aged 75. Born in Dunedin to Corale and Sandy MacDonald. Father to Jane, Alex, Hamish, Mark, Ella and Andrew. Cherished Grandfather of his 12 grandchildren, Otto, Ted, Gus, Richard, Archie, Maxx, Ava, Leo, George, Eliza, Gabriel and Ezra. Much loved taonga and Aroha and Huka and their Whanau. Loved by his nephews, niece and extended family. A respected member of the Horowhenua community, life member of Levin Old Boys Rugby Club and former Deputy Chairman of HKRFU. A public funeral service will be held at the Salvation Army Centre, 11 Durham Street Levin at 2.00pm on Saturday, 12th August 2023. The service will also be live streamed.


 

McCOMB, Peggy

 

McCOMB, Peggy. Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 8, 2023, at Madison Rest Home, Levin aged 99 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Bill. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Allan and Wendy, and Bryan and Gaynor. Loved Grandmother and Great Grandmother. All messages to the McComb family, C/O 547 Queen St East Levin.


 

READ, Roberta Isabel (Bobbie)

 

READ, Roberta Isabel (Bobbie). Of Foxton Beach. Passed away peacefully on Tuesday 8 August 2023 at Bupa Te Whanau Rest Home, Levin, aged 85 years. Dearly beloved wife of the late Allan (Curly). Cherished mother of Brett, Tracee and Craig. Much loved sister, sister-in-law, Aunty, Grandmother and Great Grandmother . A huge thanks to the staff of Bupa Te Whanau for their dedicated care and support. A celebration of Bobbie's life will be held at All Saints Anglican Church, 53a Main Street, Foxton, on Friday 11 August 2023, at 2pm, followed by interment at Foxton Cemetery. Messages C/- 547 Queen Street, Levin 5510.


 

STEWART, Ivy Rita

 

STEWART, Ivy Rita. Passed away peacefully at home with her family on Monday 24 July 2023, aged 88 years. Loved wife of the late Ron. Loved Mum of Christine & Darren Jourdain, Kathleen & Leigh Christensen, John Stewart (dec) & Sherri Taylor. Treasured Nana of Ben & Matthew; Corban & Huntah; Aidan & Ryan. Mass will be celebrated for Ivy at 10am then a funeral service at 1pm Friday 28th July 2023, held at Our Lady of Lourdes, 96 Shamrock Street, Palmerston North, followed by interment at Kelvin Grove Cemetery.


 

CLARK, Doreen Heather

 

CLARK, Doreen Heather (nee Francis) of Levin passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Sunday 23 July 2023. Cherished wife of the late Eric William and dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Stephen and Jan Clark and Michelle and Peter Gibbs. Treasured and precious Nanny of Candace & Conal, Luke & Nicole, Lauren, Lisa & Jason, Hannah & Tim, Matthew & Lauren and Ryan. Much loved companion of Lucy the dog. Everyone is welcome at the service to celebrate Mum’s life which will take place on Friday 28th July, 2 pm at The Funeral Home, 545 Queen St East, Levin. Special thanks to the lovely team at Arohanui Hospice for their loving care of our dear Mum.


 

WOLFENDEN, Peter John

 

WOLFENDEN, Peter John. Justice of the Peace. Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, 19 July, 2023 aged 74 years. Dearly loved Husband of Lynette. Loved Father and Father-in-Law of JP & Jess. Stepfather and Father-in-Law to Kirsten Price, Megan & Andrew Smith and Aaron Price. Poppa Pete to Zoe, Jordan, Mya, Edgar & Albert. Uncle Peter to Rebecca. A celebration of Pete's life will be held at the Horowhenua College Hall, 65 Weraroa Road, Levin, on Thursday, 27 July 2023 at 2:00PM. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Search and Rescue (LANDSAR) or St Johns Ambulance would be appreciated. All messages to the Wolfenden family, C/O 547 Queen St East Levin.


 

ALDRIDGE, David Allan

 

ALDRIDGE, David Allan. Passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 15, 2023 aged 80 years. Dearly loved Husband of Margaret. Loved Father of Sonia, Colin, Corey and Kane. All messages to the Aldridge family, C/O 547 Queen St East Levin. A service for David will be held in The Funeral Home, 545 Queen Street East Levin, Manawatu-Wanganui 5510, on Friday, 21 July 2023 at 1:00PM.


 

STREET, Eric Herbert

 

STREET, Eric Herbert. Passed away 13th July 2023. Dearly loved husband and soulmate of Janice. Much loved and highly respected Father and Grandfather. A much respected friend and mentor to many. In accordance with Eric's wishes a private remembrance has been held.


 

SINCLAIR, Jean

 

SINCLAIR, Jean (nee Hill). Passed away peacefully on the 10th July 2023 at Palmerston North Hospital aged 98 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Len and devoted Mother to Julie and Shirley. Loved and respected by her Grand Children, Great grandchildren, Family and friends. Following her wishes a service has already been held.


 

HARRIS, Violet Lillian (Vi)

 

HARRIS, Violet Lillian (Vi) nee Poad. Of Levin, formerly of Whangamata and Wanganui. Passed away peacefully at Summerset, Levin on 10th July 2023, surrounded by all her family, aged 88 years. Beloved wife of the late Melvin (Mel) for 65 years. Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Dianne & Jack (dec) Leighton, Richard & Yvonne, Wendy & Bryce Williamson, Debbie & Paul Hartle, and Gaye & Paul Miller. Very much loved grandmother to her 14 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Beloved sister-in-law of Betty Watson and Rowena Stevenson. Special thanks to the staff of Summerset by the Ranges for their dedicated care. A celebration of Vi’s life will be held at The Funeral Home, 545 Queen Street East, Levin on Wednesday 19th July 2023 at 2pm followed by private cremation.


 

COONEY, Marlene Ann

 

COONEY, Marlene Ann (Nee Wall). of Levin (Daughter of the late Charles and Hannah Wall). Passed away peacefully in Palmerston North Hospital. On the 8th of July 2023 aged 76. A courageous battle following surgery in 2016. Dearly loved wife of Leo for 53 years. Loving mother of Lyndon and Stephen, loved mother in law of Joanna, Grandmother of Iestyn and Tamryn, Sister of David, Oamaru and John Waimate and the (late) Ian, Oamaru. A service for Marlene will be held at I C Mark 545 -547 Queen Street Levin at 2pm Weds 12th of July.


 

MCDONALD, Doris Stella

 

MCDONALD, Doris Stella. Of Palmerston North (formerly Tauranga). Peacefully on 4th July 2023. Aged 91 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Jim. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Susan and Don (Tauranga). Annette and Tony (Ashhurst). Jennifer and Michael (Christchurch) and Joy and Chris (Melbourne). Loved Nana of all her grand and great grandchildren. In accordance with family wishes, a private family service is to be held.


 

BATIE, Maxwel Eric

 

BATIE, Maxwel Eric 23.03.1923 - 28.06.2023 Loving husband of Glenis (deceased). Friend of Bev (Deceased). Loving Father of Scott, Steve & Karen, Chris & Trish. Loving Grandad of Rebecca, Ryan, Tim & Mitch and great grandad. Special thanks to Madison Rest home for loving care of Max. A service for Max has been held.

 


 

MARTIN, John Edward

 

MARTIN, John Edward. Passed away peacefully on Sunday 25th June 2023. Dearly loved husband of Patricia (nee Veitch). Much loved father and father in law of Wayne, Carolyn and Paul, Steven and Justine and Richard and Stacey. Much loved Poppy of Angela, Brad, Brandon, Jacob, Astyn and Charlie and loved great Poppy of Brooklyn and Arie. "Sleeping peacefully'. A service for John will be held at The Funeral Home, 545 Queen Street East, Levin on Friday 30th June at 11am followed by private cremation at The Avenue Crematorium, Levin.


 

WALKER, Sarah Katie

 

WALKER, Sarah Katie (nee Peacock). Passed away suddenly on Wednesday, June 21, 2023 aged 46 years. Beloved Wife of David. Fur Mother to Baxter, Clive, Millie & Pounce. Much Loved Daughter to Sue and Alan (Dec). A service for Sarah will be held at Life Changes Church, 89 Cambridge Street Levin, on Thursday, 29 June 2023 at 1:30PM. Please dress bright and cheerfully.


 

BRIGGS, Doreen Pearl

 

BRIGGS, Doreen Pearl. Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 21, 2023 aged 83 years. Dearly loved Wife of Robert (dec) . Loved Mother of June (dec), Marie, Graham (dec) and Barry. Proud Nana of Leigh & Stephen, Jayden (dec) and Anton (dec). Adored great grandmother of Kane, Kyzik and Ryder. All messages to the Briggs family, C/O 547 Queen St East Levin. A service for Doreen will be held in Waitarere Bowling Club, 90 Park Avenue, Waitarere Beach on Tuesday, 27 June 2023 at 1:00PM. Followed by Private Cremation.


 

TOHILL, Laurence James (Laurie)

 

TOHILL, Laurence James (Laurie). Passed peacefully on Tuesday, 20th June 2023. Much loved husband of Pamela. Awesome father of Darren & Sandra, Mark & Bodhi, and Stephen & Tina. Dearly loved Grandad (Da) of Shavaun, Keearndra, Anoushka, Mia and Lochie. Loved brother of Patricia, Colleen (dec), Michael (dec) and Jenny. A family gathering was held on 24th June 2023. The family extends their special thanks to the Renal team at Palmerston North and Horowhenua Hospital.


 

PIGOTT, Lavinia Ida

 

PIGOTT, Lavinia Ida. Passed away peacefully on Saturday 17 June 2023 at Ultimate Care Madison, Levin, aged 97 years. Well loved by all her family. A funeral service will be held at Shannon Anglican Church of Venerable Bede, 34 Stout Street, Shannon on Thursday 13 July 2023 at 11.00am.


 

LASH, Richard John (Dick)

 

LASH, Richard John (Dick) of Foxton passed away on 17/06/2023 at 82 years old. Loved father and Pop of Cushla & Craig, Melissa & Zachary; Phillip & Katie, Mason, Miller & Pippa; Kelly, Samara & Bella; Rebecca & Dwayne, Luke, Kaity & Mitchell. Son of Harold & Muriel Lash (both deceased).  Brother to Nancy & Wally (both deceased), Elaine (deceased) & John and Neville & Liz. A service will be held for Dick on Friday 23/06/23 at 10am at The Funeral Home, 545 Queen Street, Levin.  Donations to the Cancer Society in lieu of flowers.


 

DURANTE, Stefano Wayne

 

DURANTE, Stefano Wayne of Foxton. Passed away at Palmerston North Hospital on Wednesday 14th June 2023 aged 69 years. Dearly loved son of Lorenzo and Doreen (deceased). Brother of Denis, Allan and Tracey (deceased). Uncle to Georgina, Leticia, Scarlett and Harley. A service to celebrate Stefano's life will be at The Funeral Home, 545 Queen Street East, Levin on Thursday 22nd June at 12.30 pm. Any messages can be sent to info@icmark.co.nz


 

WHAKATIHI, Hepi Rima

 

WHAKATIHI, Hepi Rima. It is with great sadness that we share with you the sudden passing of Hepi Whakatihi (aka Sarge), in Turangi. Loved husband of Sharron, father of Sonia & Mike, Edward & BJ, Eru & Nicole. Grandad (Koro) of Ryan & Tui, Kahnyae, Nevaeh, Jahvarn, Grayson, Haka, Lennox and great grandad of Tylah. Loved brother, brother in law and uncle to many. Hepi will remain at his home with Whanau until Thursday the 15th of June. Service will be held at 11am Thursday 15th June 2023 at Salvation Army Centre, 11 Durham street Levin. Hepi will be greatly missed by all his whanau, friends and his beloved four-legged security guards.


 

HOULIHAN, Elizabeth May Lynette (Liz)

 

HOULIHAN (nee Adams), Elizabeth (Liz) May Lynette. Age 76. Passed away peacefully, 8th June 2023 at Arohanui Hospice Palmerston North. Dearly loved partner of Barry Wilton, Ballance Pahiatua. Loved sister of Margaret, Barbara (dec), Diane (dec) and Kathleen. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Barry and Georgina (George), Chris and Krishla and Mathew and Cheryl (Incy), nana of 12 and great grandmother of 3. A Memorial service will be held on Thursday 15th June at 1pm at The Queen Street Chapel, 541 Queen Street East, Levin.


 

SINCLAIR, Steve

 

SINCLAIR, Steve. 20-10-1967 - 07-06-2023. Passed away peacefully at home, tightly cuddled, and covered in love. Leaving behind daughters Rose and Oli, wife Pip, and sister Jenny. Cherished son of Anne and Jim. Loved best mate and brother in law of Chris and Amy, and Uncle of Grace and Max. In lieu of flowers, donations would be appreciated to Malaghan Institute of Medical Research. A service for Steve will be held at Coast Community Church, 57 Hinemoa Street, Paraparaumu on Sunday 11 June 2023 at 3pm.


 

BROWNING, David Malcolm

 

BROWNING, David Malcolm. Aged 79 of Paraparaumu passed away at Te Whanau Rest Home, Levin on Tuesday 6th June 2023. Dearly loved husband of Valarie. Treasured father of Tina, Teresa, and Cherie. Loved grandfather of David, Don, Nicole, Johnathan and great grandfather of Paige, Kiara and Hunter. A service for David will be held at The Funeral Home, 545 Queen Street East, Levin on Friday 9th June 20213 at 11am followed by burial at Whenua Tapu Cemetery, Porirua.


 

TAUEKI, William Barney

 

TAUEKI, William Barney. Passed away on 5th June 2023 at Arohanui Hospice, Palmerston North. Loving husband of Waipuarangi Jean (deceased). Son of Wiremu Pehi Katene and Henni Kiri Ka Taueki. Big Tuakana of all his sisters and brothers. Loved father of Diane (Levin) William Barney and Deann (America), Daedre and Tony (Australia) Heeni Kiri Kaa (deceased), Niel Nirai (Paraparaumu). Loved by his mokos Charlene Hera Taueki, Winiata and Awhina, Aly and Garth, Angela and Daniel, Mona and Pete, Travis and Jashana, Teresa and Ene, Chiquita and John, Alex and Stephanie, Sylvia and Jess, Billene and Levi, Ngahuia and his great and great great mokopuna. A Service for William will be held on Wednesday 7th June TODAY at The Avenue Crematorium, Avenue North, Levin followed by burial on Friday 9th June at 2.30pm at Amahua Urupa, Gladstone, Wairarapa.


 

CLEMENT, Maria Denise

 

CLEMENT, Maria Denise. Of Levin. It is with incredibly sad hearts that we share with you this news. Our family lost our beautiful Mum/Nana/Partner/Sister and friend. Her passing was very sudden due to an unexpected medical event at home on 4th June 2023, aged 63yrs. Dearly loved by Rowan, Colin, Sarah & Lane, Jay & Kim, Ryan & Kristen, Leon & Zoe. The most amazing Nana to Ambrose, Brock, Jordi, Nirvana, Maddie, Adelyn, Aubyn, Levi, Landen, Lacey, and another beautiful grandchild on her way. An outdoor garden service will be held on Tuesday 13th June at 11am to farewell and celebrate her. Makahika Outdoor Pursuits Centre, 865 Gladstone Road, Levin. Parking is located before the venue and will be well signposted, where a coach will ferry you to the venue from 10.00am onwards. Please consider carpooling.


 

HANNIBAL, Robert Joseph Hogarth

 

HANNIBAL, Robert Joseph Hogarth. At home on 3rd June 2023 aged 89. Dearly loved husband of Ruth for 68 years. Loved father of Michael, Sandy, William and their families (Australia) and Paul and family (Paeroa). With very special thanks to Bob's carers and neighbours. At his request his ashes will be interred at Makara Cemetery. R.I.P.


 

WATSON, Hughie

 

WATSON, Hughie. On the 3rd June 2023 passed away peacefully at the Levin Home for War Veterans aged 95 years. Dearly loved Husband of Shirley and best mate for 71 years. Loving father of Terence and Bruce, Father in law to Rhonda and Hannah loving and devoted Grandfather to Mellisa, Rachel, Toni, Tia, Paul, Trent and Garth and great Grand Father of 8. We would like to thank the staff at the War Veterans Home Levin, Lavender Blue, The Masonic Medical Centre The Hospice and Reevedon home for all their care. In accordance with Hughie’s wishes a private service has been held.


 

WHITTLE, Edwin Raymond (Ray)

 

WHITTLE, Edwin Raymond (Ray). Passed away peacefully, 1st June 2023 aged 90. Much loved husband of Patricia. Loving and fun Dad of Paul & Katrina, Kath & Brent, Maria & Neil, Richard, Helen & Steve, Rachael & Nick. Adored Grandad of Christina & Jono, Michael &Mark, Max & Tom and Isaac & Aiden. A service for Ray will be held at Saint Mary’s Church, Otaki, 11am Wednesday 7th June 2023. Followed by private cremation. Any messages to the Whittle Family C/O-  I C Mark, 547 Queen Street East, Levin. Livestream available www.icmark.co.nz Livestream channel two.


 

SPARKS, Joy

 

SPARKS, Joy. It is with great great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Joy Sparks on Tuesday 30 May. Treasured and dearly loved partner of Bruce Sparks. Precious and dearly loved mum and mum in law to Samantha and Olivier Lacoua, Simon Skelton and Lisa Cox. Loved sister of Liz. Adored step-mum to Wendy and Sandra Sparks. Loved Nanny of Ophelie and Gena-Lee Lacoua and Jamie Skelton. Long life friend of John Skelton. A dancing partner to many in the Happy Feet dancing group of Levin. Those who touch our lives, stay in our hearts forever. She will be sorely missed. A celebration of Joy's life will be held at The Funeral Home, 545 Queen St., Levin on Tuesday 6 June 2023 at 11.00am.


 

GIMBLETT, Noeline Jennifer

 

GIMBLETT, Noeline Jennifer. Of Otaki. At Charles Fleming, Waikanae on Tuesday 23 May 2023, aged 83 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Ted. Much loved Mother, Nana and Nana Nana of Julie, Rob, Mitchell, Nadine, Heidi, Kent and Alana; Lesley, Dean, Ellen and Dominic, and Nicole; Ashleigh, Hayden, George and Harry; Steve, Letetia, Jayden and Bradley; Jenni, Jon, Christian, Liam and James. The family wish to thank the staff of the Hospital Care Unit at Charles Fleming for their wonderful care of Noeline. A celebration of Noeline’s life will be held at All Saints Church, 47 Te Rauparaha St, Otaki on Monday 29 May 2023 at 2pm followed by private cremation.


 

AUCKRAM, Lawrence

 

AUCKRAM, Lawrence. On May 20th, 2023 aged 79 years. Beloved husband of Kathleen (dec) for 57 years. Cherished father and father-in-law of Craig & Regina, Tracy, and Tina & Ian. Loved Pop of Sophie, Jessie and Harry, Emma, Neil and Nikki, Ruby, and Bronte. Great-Pop of Elijah. Special thanks to the wonderful staff at Summerset, Levin and all friends and family who visited Larry. A service for Larry will be held in The Funeral Home, 545 Queen Street East, Levin on Monday, May 29th, 2023, at 11:00am followed by private cremation. All messages to the Auckram family, C/O 547 Queen St East Levin.


 

GRAHAM, Janet Mavis

 

GRAHAM, Janet Mavis. Passed away surrounded by her family on 17th May 2023. Dearly loved wife of Earl (dec). Loved mother and mother-in-law of Linda & Graeme, Judith & John, and Wendy & Mark. Much loved Granny of Nicki & Todd, Josh & Char, Bridget & Pete, Mike & Emma, Michael & Kelsi, and Rochelle & Shaye. Great Granny to Indiana & Lylah, Pippa & Lucy, Aliah & Skyla. In accordance with Janet’s wishes a private service has taken place.


 

SUE, Tom Yee Wah

 

SUE, Tom Yee Wah. Of Levin. Passed away on Wednesday 17 May 2023 at Palmerston North Hospital, aged 96 years. Dearly loved husband of Karen. Loved father of Yvonne & Brian(dec), Colin & Sheryl, Hunlon, Whelan & Ann, Sylvia, Geelon (dec), and Dillon. Grandad of 10 Grandchildren and 14 Great Grandchildren. A service for Tom will be held at Queen Street Gospel Chapel, 541 Queen Street, Levin on Monday 22 May 2023 at 11.00am, followed by interment at The Avenue Lawn Cemetery, Levin.


 

MARTIN, Barbara Illa

 

MARTIN, Barbara Illa. Passed away peacefully on Thursday 11 May, 2023, aged 81 years. Dearly loved wife of Arthur. Dearly loved Mother and Mother-in-law of Karin and Anthony, Philip, and Paul and Julia. Beloved grandmother and grandmother-in-law of Kimberley, Martin, Andrew and Courtney, and great-grandmother of Ryan. All messages to the Martin family, C/O 547 Queen St East Levin. A service for Barbara will be held in The Funeral Home, 545 Queen Street East Levin, Manawatu-Wanganui 5510, on Saturday, 20 May 2023 at 11:00AM.


 

HALBERG, Elaine Marion

 

HALBERG, Elaine Marion. Of Greytown. Passed away peacefully on Sunday 7th May 2023, at Landsdowne Park Village Rest Home, Masterton. Aged 73 years. Dearly loved wife of the Late Colin. Loved Mother of Rex, Rachel and Craig, Jason (dec), and Melissa and Matthew. Loved Nana of Corey, Trac, Sophie, Joshua, Lily, Jasmine and Logan. Loved Great Nana of Liam and Aria. In lieu of flowers, donations to The Cancer Society will be greatly appreciated. A service for Elaine will be held at The Funeral Home, 545 Queen Street East, Levin, on Thursday 11th May 2023 at 11am, followed by private cremation.


 

SHORE, Peter John Tench

 

SHORE, Peter John Tench. Levin, at the age of 63 years. Peter courageously ended his well fought battle with Lymphoma peacefully at his family home on Saturday 6 May 2023. The dearly loved Peter Shore, best friend and husband to Carol, loved father of Sam, Josh and Dan. Father-in-law to Russell.  Son to Judith and the late John Shore. Brother to Joanne Shore. Much loved nephew, brother-in-law and uncle to so many and a very happy Granddad to his many Grand-dogs. Well known for his love of 'statement shirts' and the natural environment, but most of all his family, Pete will be missed by so many.  Peter's family would like to extend an invitation to celebrate his life.  A service will be held at the Waiopehu College Auditorium, Bartholomew Road, Levin starting at 4.00pm on Monday 15 May 2023. (Please do not arrive before 3.30pm due to school traffic).


 

FINDLAY, Paul

 

FINDLAY, Paul. Born 18th February 1951. Passed away suddenly on 3rd of May 2023 surrounded by family. Loving husband of Margaret and Dad of Mikhael, Melissa, Steve and Felicity. Father in law of Kelly, Kylie, Pavel and Treena. Proud Grandad of Evangeline, Charlotte, Oscar, Markell and Emily. A service for Paul has been held.


 

SCHOLES, Eric William

 

SCHOLES, Eric William. On 28 April 2023, at Palmerston North Hospital, aged 90, formerly from Tauranga and Ngakuru. Dearly loved husband of the late Ileene, loved father and father-in-law of Cynthia and Mark Ward (Levin), Sonia and Craig Munro (Flat Bush Manukau). Loved granddad of Alex, Sophie, Otto, Benjamin and Nathanael. Loved brother-in-law of Elinor Elder, the late Winnie Ingram, Doreen Jenkins, and Patty Clow. The family would like to express their thanks and appreciation to Eric’s caregivers in Feilding for their friendship and devotion to his needs over a number of years. A service to celebrate Eric’s life, will be held at the Legacy Funerals Chapel, 383 Pyes Pa Road, Tauranga, at 10.30am Saturday 6 May, followed by refreshments and burial. Communication to the Scholes family c/o 30 Ketemaringi Way, RD31 Levin, Horowhenua 5573.


 

ALFREYMAN, Joyce Elizabeth

 

ALFREYMAN, Joyce Elizabeth. On April 25th, 2023 (peacefully) at Palmerston North Hospital. Aged 85 years. Dearly loved wife and best friend of the late Raymond. Loved Mum and mother-in-law of Kevin and Pam (Palmerston North), Martin and Yvonne (Christchurch), John and Anne (Wellington). Loved Nana of David and Kelsey, Amos, Daniel and Rebekah, Ruth, Philip, Luke, Amber and Scott, Ryan, Joshua, Laura. Nana Joyce of Grace and Joshua, Jemima and Fox, Theo and Arlo. Loved sister and sister-in-law of Margaret, Peter and Connie, Tony (deceased) and Deidre and families (England). And Nana Joyce to many others! “She will be truly missed and lovingly remembered.” A celebration of Joyce’s life will be held at Gateways Christian Fellowship, 174 Church Street, Palmerston North on Monday, May 1st, at 10am. Thereafter interment 1pm, at the Kelvin Grove Cemetery, Palmerston North. No flowers, please, but there will be a donation box in the foyer in support of Shine TV.


 

PIERCE, Brett Wilson

 

PIERCE, Brett Wilson: NZ Army Reg. no. 209484 of Levin formerly Auckland. Passed away peacefully at home on Monday 24th April 2023. Dearly loved husband of Diana. Loved Dad of Rob & Jo (Sydney), Geoff, and Katte & Graham. Loved Poppa of Abi, Lachie; Fynn, Niamh; Emma-Katte, Benjamin and Max.
In accordance with Brett's wishes a private cremation has been held. Messages C/- 60 Speldhurst Parade, Levin 5510.


 

CRESWELL, Brian John

 

CRESWELL, Brian John. Of Otaki. Passed away peacefully on Friday, 21st April 2023. Dearly loved husband of the late Alison. Much loved father of Brent & Caroline, Shelley & Matt, and Mark & Mandy. Adored Poppa of Nathan, Adam, Reece, Hayley, Callum, Kirstie-Anne and Liam. All messages to the Creswell family, C/O 547 Queen St. East, Levin 5510. A service for Brian will be held at The Funeral Home, 545 Queen St., Levin on Thursday 27th April 2023 at 2pm, followed by private cremation.


 

TATE, Judith Ann

 

TATE, Judith Ann (Nee Anstis) passed away peacefully aged 87 yrs, on 19th April 2023 at Levin Madison Ultimate Care Home. (Late of Makahika). Artist, florist, dressmaker, her creativity has left a beautiful legacy in this world. Youngest daughter of Mary & Robert Anstis (Dec.) Treasured sister of Jim Anstis (Queensland), Eunice Eiseman (Victoria), Ruth Short (Dec.) Peter (Dec.) & Alec Anstis (Dec.). Dearly loved wife of Don (Dec.) Treasured and loved Mum to Janet Cox & Murray, Bruce & Rebecca Tate, Rachel Johns (Dec.) & Helen Tate (Dec.). Fabulous, adventurous, and fun-loving Nana to Doug, Justin, Adam & John Tate, Anna-Mariae Smith, Evania Wimms, Renee Compton, Daley & Karla Johns, and Holly Wolland. Much loved Great Nana of Cooper, Hudson, Zara, Luka, Piper, Oliver, Sadie, Alex, Leon, Spencer, Sophia, Bree, Layton, Isaiah, Carson, Miller & Harley. The family thank and are sincerely grateful to all the staff of Madison Ultimate Care, who have given Judith the very best of their love and care over many years. Judith will rest at her son’s home with family over the weekend in Levin. It is very fitting that we celebrate her life at Makahika Outdoor Pursuits Centre, Gladstone Valley Rd, Levin, Monday 24th April 2023 at 1.00pm. Parking is limited. A bus will depart at 12.30pm from the gravel pit at the new bridge, on the new road. Please call 0210425533 to reserve a seat on the bus which will return at 3.30pm.


 

WEBSTER, Robbie Keith

 

WEBSTER, Robbie Keith. Born May 16, 1954, passed away 31 March, 2023. Loved by his four sons and grand kids. Loved and respected by all. A service has been held.


 

WAKEFIELD, Richard Ehaka

 

WAKEFIELD, Richard Ehaka of Levin. Passed away at Te Whanau Rest Home on 28th March 2023 aged 59 years. Loved son of Shirley and Herbert Wakefield. Loved Grandad, father, brother and uncle. A service for Richard will be held today, Friday 31st March at 11am, 4 Rodney Street, Levin, thereafter private cremation at The Avenue Crematorium, Avenue North Road, Levin.


 

DOIG, Marie Jeanne

 

DOIG, Marie Jeanne (nee Dunn). Born 28.04.1934. Recently of Paraparaumu and Levin. Passed away peacefully on 27.03.2023. Beloved wife of the late Adrian. Mother and mother in law of Jon and Kerstin, Anna and Stephen, Andrew and Julia, Peter and Pam. Nana of Andrew, Hilary, Mathew and Emily, Sam, Benjamin, Jasmine, Jacob, Edward, Fraser, Peter and Alex. Great Nana of John. Sister of Gwyneth and a much loved Aunt and Great Aunt for all her nieces and nephews. A private cremation has been held with a Memorial service to be held at a later date. You changed for the better the lives of your family, friends and many others you met and will forever be missed by us all. Rest well.


 

FEARY, Angela Catherine

 

FEARY, Angela Catherine. Passed away suddenly at home aged 41. Loved daughter of Peter and wife Deborah. Sister to Jason and Scott. Mother of Zac and Maddison and Tama. Loved daughter of Catherine. A private cremation has been held. 'A troubled soul at rest.'


 

PEDLEY, Joseph Albert (Bert)

 

PEDLEY, Joseph Albert (Bert). Passed away on 20 March 2023 with family at his side at Palmerston North Hospital, aged 86 years. Beloved husband and best friend of Pat, happily married for 62 years. Much loved father and father-in-law of John and Julia and treasured grandfather (Bomber) of Alex and of his great-grandchildren Chase and Aria. Loved brother and brother-in-law of Kevin and Jane, Noelle and Graham (UK), Tony and Chris (UK), and Gordon and Dot (both deceased). Loved uncle of Dawn, Paul, Rob, Katie, Emma, Liam and Alan, and great-uncle to Belinda, Maddie, Joanne and Marie. Dear friend of Ken and Stella (deceased). All of Bert's many friends who enriched his life are invited to join the family in a Service to celebrate Bert's life to be held at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, 56 Weraroa Rd, Levin on Friday, 24th March 2023 at 1.30pm. Followed by a private interment at The Avenue Lawn Cemetery, Levin.


 

WEBSTER, Ann Connie

 

WEBSTER, Ann Connie. Born 15.1.1941. Passed away peacefully on Wednesday 15 March 2023, surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of the late John (Jock). Precious mother and mother in law of Linda & Ross, and Paul. Adoring Nana of Lea & Jay, Jaimee & Alex, Brendan, Anna and Josh. Treasured great grandmother of Maycee Ann, Miller Jock, Ethan John and Riley. A service for Ann has been held. Forever loved and cherished.


 

INNS, Barry Marshall

 

INNS, Barry Marshall 15.10.40 - 11.03.23. We say goodbye to the much loved heart of our family. Dedicated and loved husband to Kathy. Loving Dad and Father in law to Debby and Craig Lupuljev (Brisbane), Dion and Paula Inns (Galway), and Dale and Kristy Inns (Hastings). Loved Grandad to Melia, Kaan, Amali, Sorcha, Laney, Jenna, Ruth, Fletcher, Willow and Sam. Forever pain free in his garden. In accordance with Barry's wishes a private cremation has been held.


 

WILLERS, Lorraine

 

WILLERS, Lorraine. On Thursday, March 9, 2023 peacefully surrounded by family aged 80 years young. Beloved mum of Cherie, Craig, Malcolm, David, and Terilyn. Nan, great-nan and great-great-nan to her many mokos. A service for Lorraine will be held at the Avenue Crematorium, 39 Avenue North Road, Levin on Monday, March 13, 2023 at 11.00 am followed by refreshments at the Cosmopolitan Club at 12.30pm.


 

ENGERT, Valerie Merril

 

ENGERT, Valerie Merril. Passed away peacefully on Monday, 6th March 2023, aged 66 years. Loved mother of Kellie, and Renee. Beloved grandmother of Jayden, Tiana, Bianca, Jackson and Keira. All messages to the Engert Family, C/- 547 Queen St East, Levin. Keeping Valerie's wishes, a cremation has been held.


 

HORNE, Ronald Maurice

 

HORNE, Ronald Maurice. Passed away peacefully at the Horowhenua Masonic Village, Levin on Saturday, March 4th, 2023. Dearly loved husband, brother, father and grandfather. A Service for Ron will be held at the MacDonnell Chapel, Masonic Village, 685 Queen Street East, Levin on Friday 10th March at 2pm followed by private cremation at The Avenue Crematorium, Levin.


 

TOON, William David (Bill)

 

TOON, William David (Bill). Passed away peacefully on Thursday 2nd March 2023, aged 85 years. Dearly loved husband of Ailsa. Beloved father and father-in­ law of Jacqueline, David and Julie, Suzanne and Brent, Peter (dee) and Francesca. Sorely missed     by his grandchildren; Samantha and Chirag, Joshua, Christina, Patrick and Emma. A private cremation has been held. A memorial service for William whll be held in The Funeral Home, 547 Queen Street East, Levin, on Friday 17th March, 23 at 2:30pm. All messages to the Toon Family, C/- 547 Queen St East, Levin.


 

BORROWS, William Leo (Bill)

 

BORROWS, William Leo (Bill). Much loved father of Stephen, Alan, Liz and Jeanine, also a Grandfather and Great-Grandfather, Billy Borrows passed away peacefully in the caring presence of his best friend and soulmate Carol, on Wednesday 22nd February 2023 in Levin, aged 84. Formerly a long time Wainuiomata resident, he at last rests without pain. A service for close friends and family to celebrate his life will be held on Wednesday 1st March at 2.00pm, at The Funeral Home, 545 Queen Street, East, Levin. Any messages to Carol Seal or the Borrows family c/- 547 Queen Street East, Levin.


 

RUSHTON, Richard James

 

RUSHTON, Richard James. Of Levin (82yrs). Passed away peacefully on the 18th February 2023 at his home with family.  Dearly loved husband of Ruth, loved and loving father of Dean & Anna Rushton (Sydney), Deborah & Tony Woodham (Paraparaumu), Amanda Rushton-Munns (Taupo), and Shelley & Shanon Garden (Rotorua).  A much-loved Grandad of Ben, Josh, Julia, Finn, Keely, Arlo, Sophie, and Abbey. A service to celebrate Richard’s life will be held at Levin Uniting Church, 87 Oxford Street, Levin at 2pm on Friday 24th February 2023 followed by a private cremation. In lieu of flowers, a donation to the Hawkes Bay flood relief would be appreciated. This service will be live streamed via the I.C. Mark Ltd website, channel 2.


 

JORDENS, Henry Edward (Ted)

 

JORDENS, Henry Edward (Ted). Passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 16, 2023 aged 87 years. Dearly loved Husband of Maureen. Loved Father of Zoe and Leigh. Greatly Loved Grandfather of Eve. A service for Ted will be held in The Funeral Home, 545 Queen Street East Levin, 5510, on Friday, 24 February 2023 at 11:00AM. All messages to the Jordens family, C/O 547 Queen St East Levin.


 

WILLIAMS, Agnes Elizabeth

 

WILLIAMS, Agnes Elizabeth.  Passed away peacefully on Monday, 13 February 2023 aged 91years.  Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Linda and Carl. Christine, Russell and Wendy, Lawrence and Laurel, Philip and Pauline.  Much loved grandma and great-grandma. A private cremation has been held. The family would like to thank Horowhenua Masonic and Olive Tree for the care and dedication they have given her.


 

BRENNAN, Dulcie Nova

 

BRENNAN, Dulcie Nova. Of Levin (formerly of Otaki), died suddenly and peacefully on February 3rd 2023 at home in her 93rd year. Dearly loved wife of Kenneth (Ken) (deceased) and much loved mother and mother in lawof Gordon and Kerry. Beloved Grandma of Mila and Lola. In lieu of flowers, the family request donations to the Grassroots Trust Rescue Helicopter. A requiem mass to celebrate Dulcie’s life will be held at St Mary’s Church, 4 Convent Road, Otaki on Friday 17th February at 11.00 am. Livestream will be on www.icmark.co.nz livestream link channel 2.


 

WHITELAW, Betty (Bertie)

 

WHITELAW, Betty (Bertie). Passed away on 3 February 2023 at Masonic Village Rest Home, Levin after a short illness, aged 97 years. Loved Wife of the late Willie, loved mother and mother in law of Robert (d) & Wendy Whitelaw, Ian Whitelaw, and Mike & Lyn Adam. Much loved Nana of all her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Will be sadly missed by all her family back in Scotland. In accordance with Betty's wishes a private cremation has been held. We would like to thank the staff at the Masonic Rest Home for their love, care and support of Betty throughout her time with them. Lang may yer lum reek (May you live long and keep well) as Betty certainly did.


 

CHU, Kwan Sin

 

CHU, Kwan Sin. Passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 29, 2023, aged 82 years. Dearly loved Wife of the Late Wong Kam Wah. Mother/Mother-in-law of Shirley & Shu Bin Zhou, Janice & Sam Su, Pamela & John Young, and Kit & Shan Wong. Grandmother of 11 adored grandchildren. All messages to the Chu family, C/O 547 Queen St East, Levin. A service for Kwan will be held in The Funeral Home, 545 Queen Street East, Levin, Manawatū-Whanganui, 5510, on Wednesday the 8th of February 2023 at 10.30am.


 

SPENCER, Geoffrey Robert


SPENCER, Geoffrey Robert. January 28 2023 at Palmerston North Hospital. Geoff passed away peacefully, aged 96, surrounded by his children. Beloved husband of the late Maureen. Dearly loved father of John and Vicki, Liz Watts (and the late Noel), David and Liz, Jude and Earl Kennedy. Much loved granddad of Kate, Paula, Erin, Karl, Donna, Kim, Emma, Luke, Lauren, Jana, Abby and Levi. Treasured great granddad of Jalen, Kobe, Noah, Hanna, Tyler, Amelia, Ellie, Ruby, Max, Emmy, Penny, Walter and Oscar. Many thanks to the caring staff at Masonic Village Resthome over the past three years. In lieu of flowers, donations to Tearfund would be appreciated. A service to celebrate the life of Geoff will be held on Tuesday 7 February 2023 at United Parish church on Oxford Street, Levin at 1pm.


 

GORDON, Maureen Ruth

 

GORDON, Maureen Ruth. Born 10.10.35 - 25.1.2023. 87 Yrs old. Passed away peacefully in Levin. Much loved mother and mother in law of Glenis & Russell Davenport and Sonia and Eric Jensen. Dearly loved and respected Nana of Debbie, Tracy, Nigel & Charlotte. Luke, Melanie and Vanessa. Adored special Great Grandma of Nakita, Ben, Lily, Jai, Josiah and Amari. Talan, Lakoda, Soul, Phoenix, Quinn and Eden. A service to celebrate Maureen's life will be held in the Morrinsville Presbyterian Church, Tuesday 7th February at 1:30pm Messages can be sent to the Davenport Family, P.O. Box 1175, Levin 5540.


 

GIBSON, Carl Geoffry

 

GIBSON, Carl Geoffry. Of Manakau. Suddenly at his workshop on 18th January 2023. Aged 51 years. Dearly loved husband and mate of Michelle. Loved father of Baylee, Ethan, Callum, Ella and Brittany. Loved grandad of 7. Much loved son of Sharon and Alan and loved brother of Rachelle & Jamie. A service for Carl will be held at the family home at 57 Takapu Road, Manakau, on Thursday 26th January 2023 at 11.00am, thereafter private cremation at The Avenue Crematorium, Levin. The service will be live streamed via the I.C. Mark Ltd website: https://vimeo.com/791361703/0ab36efde7.


 

TAMAKAHA, Colton Anthony

 

TAMAKAHA, Colton Anthony. Passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 14, 2023 aged 62 years. Loved Father of Karina, Luke, Bronson, and Leon. All messages to the Tamakaha family, C/O 547 Queen St East Levin. A service for Colton will be held in Kawiu Marae, Kawiu Road Levin, on Friday, 20 January 2023 at 11:00AM.


 

BOS, Nola Rose

 

BOS, Nola Rose. On Saturday, January 7 2023, peacefully .at the Masonic Rest Home, Levin, aged 83 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Albert Bos. Much loved mother of Sonja and mother-in-law of Brent. Oma to Amy and Kieran, Luke and Helen, and Adam and Luke. Great Oma to Donny, Hunter and Willow. Special thanks to the Masonic Rest Home for their care and the friends that visited Nola. A gathering to celebrate Nola’s life will take place at 279 Kimberley Road, Levin, on Saturday, January 14 at 1.00pm.


 

AUCKRAM, Kathleen Mary

 

AUCKRAM, Kathleen Mary (nee Enright). On January 4, 2023 aged 80 years. Beloved wife of Larry for 57 years. Cherished mother and mother-in-law of Craig & Regina, Tracy, and Tina & Ian. Loved Nan of Sophie, Jessie and Harry, Emma, Neil and Nikki, Ruby, and Bronte. Great-Nan of Elijah. Special thanks to Arohanui Hospice and all friends and family who visited Kathleen. A service for Kathleen will be held in the Funeral home, 545 Queen Street East, Levin on Tuesday, January 10, 2023, at 1.30pm followed by private cremation. All messages to the Auckram family, C/O 547 Queen St East Levin.


 

CARMICHAEL, Neville (Nev)

 

CARMICHAEL, Neville (Nev) 43646 Pte, RNZIR V4 & W3. Victor Four Company 6 RAR/NZ (ANZAC) Bn Vietnam 1969-70 (last post). Died 4th January, 2023. Tangihanga; Monday 9th January, 2023 at 1pm at the Funeral Home of I C Mark Funeral Directors Queen Street,  Levin 5510. As Liz (Nev's wife) doesn't have an effective computer, please send your messages of condolences to Dave Page; davepagesplace1948@gmail.com and he will share them during the service on Monday. Rest in Peace Nev.


 

DAGELET, Willemina

 

DAGELET, Willemina (nee Vrolijk). Passed peacefully on the 3rd of January 2023 aged 88. Loved wife of the late Johannes Dagelet and loved mother of Blanche, Johnny, Yvonne, Andrew, Astrid and Renee. Beloved Oma of Jonathan, Hannah, MaryAnn, William, Aalex, Kristofer, Benji and Indigo. Grand-Oma of Eleanor, Josephine and Rosemary. Beloved friend to Swee, Annelies, Noeline and Tanya. In keeping with Willemina’s wishes, a private cremation has been held.

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