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WHANARERE, Arama Ngarori,
Passed away on October 12 2018

2/3/1932 – 12/10/2018

Peacefully passed away at home surrounded by his loving whanau.

Loved son of the late Tona and Makuini Whanarere, loved brother and brother in law of the late Yvonne and Jess Gardiner, Jo and…

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VAN GEMERDEN, John Leendert:
Passed away on October 07 2018

Peacefully in Kowhainui Hospital on 7th October 2018, aged 85 years.  Dearly loved husband of Lyn. Loved and respected Dad of Carolyn and Mark Southcombe, Marty and Kerrin, Kelvin and Siobhan, and Karen and Alwyn Poole. A loved Grandad…

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MATIU (MATTHEWS), Haretini Mark ‘Harry’ ‘Bossman’:
Passed away on October 05 2018

Peacefully passed away surrounded by his whanau, at Whanganui Hospital, on 5 October 2018, aged 69 years.
Son of the late Papa Haretini Matiu (Peter) and Suzie Tarutaru Matthews (nee Kapea).
Cherished and loved husband of Kathleen.…

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Granville, Daphne Ellen.
Passed away on October 02 2018

Passed peacefully on 2nd October 2018.
Beloved wife of the late Claude,
and adored Mother and Mother in law of Helen and Bob, Roger and the late Susan,  and Robyn and Tony.
Much loved Nanna of…

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KITNEY, Neil Graham:
Passed away on October 02 2018

Passed away peacefully after a long illness on 2nd October 2018 at Broadview Hospital, Wanganui, in his 76th year.   Dearly loved husband of the late Karin.  Loved father and father-in-law of (the late) Graham, and Elisabeth and Kerry.  Special…

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ANDERSON, Edwin Alexander (Ed) Reg No 10103. Chief Petty Officer. RNZN. 1939 – 1945.
Passed away on September 29 2018

Passed away peacefully in Jane Winstone, on 29 September 2018, aged 93 years.
Most beloved husband of Pat for 66 years. Cherished Dad of Larry and Ann (Brisbane), (the late) Stephen and Cherie, John and Odette (Whakatane), Mark…

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DUNCAN, George Fredrick
Passed away on September 28 2018

Passed away peacefully in Hospice Whanganui on 28 September 2018, aged 62 years. Beloved husband of Denise. Loved Dad and father in law of Kylie and Daniel, and Scott and Michelle. Loved Gramps of Lucas, Caleb, and Isaac.

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RICHARDS, Nancy Mavis(nee Jellyman),
Passed away on September 26 2018

Peacefully at Whanganui Hospital on 26 September, aged 85.
Dearly beloved wife for 63 years of the late Humphrey.
Much loved Mum of Grant and Margaret (Melbourne), Ian and Esis (Toowoomba), and Paul and Robyn (Melbourne). Loving…

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O’CONNELL, William Charles (Bill),
Passed away on September 25 2018

Suddenly in Whanganui Hospital on 25 September, aged 74 years. Dearly loved husband and soul-mate of Jean. Loved brother of Alex and Barbara and their family.
Special uncle to Garry and Gladys, Linda and Richard, David and Jackie;…

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NICHOLSON, ALFRED SONNY
Passed away on September 20 2018

Passed away peacefully in Whanganui Hospital on 20 September 2018.  Loved son of Tiwaewae, Olive, & Noa Nicholson.  Loved husband of (the late) Cheryle Rangimaria Renata, (the late)Ririwai Henare Keremeneta, and Jayne Rose Wilson. Loved father of Belinda &…

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WOOLLAM – Isabel Ngapera nee Henare Keremeneta:
Passed away on September 14 2018

Passed peacefully surrounded by Whanau in Whanganui Hospital on  Friday 14th  September 2018.  Beloved wife of the late Jack Woollam. Much treasured Aunt of her many nieces and nephews.
Isabel will be lying at Te Ao Hou Marae,…

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Bailey, Moaari Maraea (Ari)
Passed away on September 12 2018

Adored Mother, Cheeky Nana, Loving Partner,  Loyal Sister, Wonderful Friend and Inspiration to any she shined on.
Humbly passed at home with peaceful unconditional love, friendship and tentative care.
Celebration to be held in the Cleveland Chapel,…

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HOLLENBACK, Kim Wallace:
Passed away on September 12 2018

Loving soulmate of Judith. Amazing Dad to Krystal and Dylan,
And proud Grandad of Carter.
A service to celebrate Kim’s life will be held in the Cleveland Chapel, 179 Ingestre Street, on Tuesday 18 September 2018, at…

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KNOCHE, Judith Gay,
Passed away on September 11 2018

Passed away peacefully in Jane Winstone Retirement Village on Tuesday 11 September 2018.
Dearly loved wife of Walter, sister of John, Ross, Lois and Trisha, and loved mother and mother in law of
Christopher and Joanne, Michael…

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ANDERSON, Marjorie Gladys Rose:
Passed away on September 04 2018

 23.6.1938 - 4.9.2018.   Died peacefully in Whanganui Hospital in her 81st year.  Loved mother and mother-in-law of Christine and Graham, Doug and Misao, Marilyn and Mark, Yvette and Grant, Lloyd and Miya; and loved step-mother of Peter, (the late)…

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HOWELL, Kathleen
Passed away on September 02 2018

At home on Sunday 2nd of September 2018.
Dearly loved wife of the late William. Much loved mother of Susan. Grandmother of Clinton, Melanie, and Nicola and Great Grandmother of Sawn, Parker, Paige, and Zara.
Forever In…

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WALL, Ola Rae
Passed away on August 29 2018

Passed away peacefully at Masonic  Court, on 29th August 2018 in her 90th year.  Beloved wife of the late Roy; loved mother of the late Carolyn, loved mother of Trevor and mother and mother-in-law of Mervyn and Donna;  Loved…

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ALEXANDER, John Fettes;
Passed away on August 29 2018

Reg No 206425. K Force. It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we announce the passing of John (JFA) on Wednesday 29th August at Hospice Wanganui, in his 90th year. Dearly loved husband of the late Josephine.  …

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SCOTT, Jill Allyn,  (nee La Roche).
Passed away on August 23 2018

Peacefully at home on Thursday, 23rd August 2018 aged 92 years.   Much loved wife of the late Roy. Dearly loved Mum of Lyall and the late Sandra, Brian and Eileen, Annette, and Wendy and Ross Wingate. Loving Grandma and…

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Turner, Winifred (Wyn) (nee Farrell):
Passed away on August 17 2018

Passed away peacefully at Hospice Whanganui on Friday 17th August 2018 in her ninetieth year. Dearly loved wife of Michael, also much loved mother of Anne and grandmother of Baylee. Will be greatly missed by her nieces Penny, and…

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MILLAR, Gary Leonard:
Passed away on August 07 2018

Passed away peacefully on Wednesday 8th August 2018, aged 67 years.  Treasured father, brother, uncle, and koro to all his whanau.
Gary will lie at 13a Carlton Avenue, Whanganui.
A service for Gary will be held in…

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van Ooyik, Cornelis (Cor):
Passed away on August 07 2018

It is with great sadness that the family of Cor announce his passing on the 7th August. Cor will be remembered by his beloved wife of 61 years and soulmate Gretha. 
Dearly loved father of Heidi and Gary,…

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LAWLESS, Alan Graeme (Graeme):
Passed away on August 03 2018

Passed away peacefully at home in Wanganui, on 3rd August 2018, aged 87 years.  Beloved husband of Glenis; father and father-in-law of Garth and Trish, Debra and Brent Scott, John and Fran;  Grandad of Corina, Daisy, Benjamin, and Daniel.View Notice

Hartley, Lorraine Theresa (nee Gallagher):
Passed away on August 01 2018

Peacefully in Wanganui on 1 August 2018, aged 70 years.  Rest In Peace.  Much loved wife of the late Leo.  Dearly loved Mum of Neil, and David.  A loved sister, sister-in-law, and Aunty.

Requiem Mass will be celebrated…

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Hardaker Stanley Edward:
Passed away on July 31 2018

Passed away peacefully in Whanganui Hospital on Tuesday 31st July, in his 95th year.
Much loved husband of Judy for 54 years. Loving father of Graeme and Julie Hardaker, Coralie and Graeme Lett, Anne Russell, and Greg and…

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SMITH, Shirley Rose, (nee Furey)
Passed away on July 30 2018

Passed away peacefully surrounded by family and friends on 30 July 2018. loved wife of the late John Smith. Loved mother and mother in law of Gavin and Lynne, Peter, and Steve and Maree O’Leary. Loved Nana to Georgie,…

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Williams, Vanessa Mary
Passed away on July 30 2018

29-08-1978 – 30-07-2018
Dearly loved partner of Blair Budge, and wonderful Mum to Brooklynne, and Braxton. Loving daughter of Greg and Janet Williams, and sister of Natasha and Rachael. Treasured Aunty to Bradley, Ashleigh, and tori-Lee; Louise, and…

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PRITCHARD, Marion Anne,  NZW1319 Lt. Commander RNZN
Passed away on July 28 2018

Passed away peacefully at Broadview Care Home on Saturday 28 July 2018.
Loved wife of the late Barry George Pritchard. Beloved friend of Gerard Hemelryk. Sister to Bernard.
Loved by all her family.
A funeral service…

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EDMONDS, Gordon David, (Tiger):
Passed away on July 28 2018

Passed peacefully at the Jane Winstone Retirement Village on Saturday, 28th July 2018, aged 92.  Dearly loved husband of the late Jean.  Loved father and father-in-law of Brian and Trish, Paul and Helen, Jude and Pete Fergusson, Keith and…

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RIVERS. Rebecca Maria (Beki)
Passed away on July 25 2018

Suddenly in Wellington on  25 July 2018, after a short illness. Much loved daughter of John and Felicity. Sister of Jo, Gabi, Siobhan, and Christian. Loved aunty to all her nephews and nieces, and a friend to many.

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VICKERS, William Fredrick (Bill):
Passed away on July 25 2018

Peacefully on 25th July 2018 aged 91. Loved husband for 63 years of Suzanne. Loved Dad of Jenny, and Kelvin. Loving Grandad of Alana; Charlie, and Shelley; and Great Grandad of Charlie, and Jacob. In accordance with Bill’s wishes…

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MAREIKURA, Kenneth Kotahitanga,
Passed away on July 23 2018

Passed away peacefully in Whanganui Hospital on 23rd July 2018.
Beloved husband of Daphne (Barb).
Loved father to Carolyn, Allanwayne, Denise, Sharlene, and Step Father to Aaron. Adored Koro to all his Mokopuna and Mokotuarua.
Loved…

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COTTERILL, Kelvin:
Passed away on July 23 2018

Passed peacefully in Kowhainui Resthome on 23rd July, 2018, in his 91st year.  Dearly loved husband of Ruby for 68 years.  Much loved father of Ken, and Yvonne.  Loved Grandpop of Paula, Ness, and (the late) Jodie; Bridget, Steph,…

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MACDONALD, Andrew James, (Andy).
Passed away on July 22 2018

Peacefully at home on 22nd July. Dearly loved and cherished best friend and husband to Bev. Brother of Jamie and Bronwyn, Robert and Angela, Sarah and Chris; loved uncle to Katy, Simon, Hamish, Daniel, Josh, Kathryn, and Tim.  Special…

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HAGENAARS, Hendricus Theodorus, (Henk) (Ex NZR)
Passed away on July 22 2018

Peacefully in New Vista on 22 July, aged 86 years.
Rest In Peace.
Dearly loved husband of the late Theresa. Much loved Dad of Yvonne and Peter Wallis, Eddie and Gwenda, Robin and Angie, and Paul and…

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TAWAROA, Nicholas Nganikara.
Passed away on July 21 2018

26/11/1969 - 21/07/2018.
Son of the late George and Julia Tawaroa. Beloved father of Kimiora, Cole, Pounamu, and Te Waoriki. Cherished forever friend of Melody Te Patu, special friend of Natalie Scaletti.
Beloved brother of Daniel, Cameron,…

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PERHAM, John (Johnny, JP)
Passed away on July 19 2018

In Wellington Hospital on 19th July 2018, aged 81 years, Loved Dad of Jackie and Colin Gibson (Wanganui) , Glen and Kat Perham, (Nelson), and Leanne and Mario Zarnich (Atlanta, Georgia, USA); and Grandad of Matt, Jarrod; Sidney, and…

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MAIDEN, Justin Russell.
Passed away on July 19 2018

Suddenly at home on on Thursday, 19th July 2018. Much loved son of Andrew and the late Ellen. Loved brother of Angela, Derek, Kylie, Joshua, and the late Jessica. Special uncle and friend
A service to celebrate Justin’s…

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MARTIN (MATENE). Te Riaki (Ted).
Passed away on July 14 2018

MARTIN (MATENE). Te Riaki (Ted).  Peacefully  on Saturday, 14th July 2018, in Whanganui Hospital in his 87th year. Much loved husband of Cecelia. A dearly loved Dad and father in law of Newcombe and Rose, Charlie and Vanessa, Caroline…

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TAYLOR, Terence,  (Terry, Taz):
Passed away on July 13 2018

Suddenly at home on 13th July 2018, in his 76th year.  Dearly loved husband of Chris.  Loved Dad of Sadie and Steve, Renee and Clint, Simon and Vanessa, Toby, Tina and Phil, Sharon and Steve, Michelle and David, Rebecca…

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CARTER-HANLEY, Noble:
Passed away on July 13 2018

Born Glasgow 14.9.1933. Died Whanganui 13.7.2018. Loved husband and partner, father, step- father, uncle, grandfather, great- grandfather and friend. After a long illness and a recent fall, Noble is finally at rest. Grateful thanks to staff of Gonville Health,…

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MCKENNA, Lynette May, (Lyn) (nee Young).
Passed away on July 10 2018

Peacefully in in her sleep at Broadview Rest Home, on 10 July 2018, after a long illness, aged 75 years. Loved wife of the late George. Treasured Mum of (the late) Kevan, Karen and Chris Cvitanovich, (the late) Cathreen,…

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LOVERIDGE, Raymond Albert (Ray);
Passed away on July 03 2018

On Tuesday 3 July 2018, at Wanganui Hospital, aged 78 years.
Dearly loved husband and best friend of Heather, and a much loved Dad of Jennifer, and Glen. Loved son of the late Albert and Myrtle Loveridge. Loved…

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HORNE, Phillip Duncan,
Passed away on June 29 2018

On Friday, 29th June 2018, Loved husband of Jenny. Cherished father of (the late) Jason, Angelina and Paul, Daniel and Lynette, and loved grandfather and great grandfather of Logan, Byron, Noah, Connell, and Carter.
A service to celebrate…

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HATFULL, Bett May:
Passed away on June 28 2018

Peacefully at Jane Winstone on 28 June 2018, aged 89 years.
Much loved wife of the late Keith.
Dearly loved Mum of Kaye, Susan and Kerry Browne, and (the late) Joy and Frank Bristol. Loving Nana of…

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TUME-SINGH, Waikaremoana Fern
Passed away on June 28 2018

Passed away peacefully on 28 June 2018, surrounded by her whanau. Loving Mum of Darcy, Jinnell-Jade and Tungane, Michelle and Tyson, Petera and Kristel. Much loved Nan of all her mokopuna.  Loved daughter of the late Darcy and Mary…

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KAWAU, Stuart Anthony, (Papa Stu).
Passed away on June 26 2018

Born 28 September 1965 - passed away peacefully aged 52 years, in Wellington Hospital surrounded by his loving whanau; on 26 June 2018.  Loving soul mate of Kahu for 32 years. Devoted Papa to Christine, Ngahuia, Leroy and Lisa,…

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KEENE, Ora Leanore, (nee Porteous);
Passed away on June 26 2018

Tragically taken from us on June, 26th 2018. Dearly loved wife of the late Graham.  Loved mother of Suzanne and Bob Christie (Levin), and Murray and Eva Keene (Waverley).  Loved Nana to Hayden and Amy, and Nicola, great Nana…

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QUINTRELL, Paul Sidney
Passed away on June 26 2018

Suddenly at Wanganui Hospital on Tuesday 26th June 2018; aged 59 years. Beloved husband of the late Jacqui, loved Dad of Joshua, and brother to Stewart and Jenny Campbell. A sharing of memories time will be held in the…

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OWLES, Marj (Marjorie):
Passed away on June 22 2018

Passed away peacefully in her sleep at New Vista on 22 June aged 94.  Loved wife of the late Ted Owles. Loved Mum of Russell and the late Carole, Pam and Garry Petersen, Judith Mathews and the late Len.…

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RICHARDS, Ishabel Euphemia, (nee McDougall)
Passed away on June 19 2018

Peacefully in Jane Winstone on 19 June 2018, aged 92 years.
Much loved wife of the late Bruce.
Dearly loved Mum of (the late) Heather, Katherine, Margaret, Helen, Sheryl, Denise and their families.
In memory of…

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JOSEPHS-RANGINUI Keanu Wharekiri Murray;
Passed away on June 13 2018

Goodbyes hurt the most when the story was not finished.
Taken 13 years young on 13 June 2018.
Loved and cherished son of Vikki Josephs, and Glen Ranginui, and step-son of Bubs Paranihi. Awesome little brother of…

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WARE, Murray Leonard:
Passed away on June 13 2018

Passed away peacefully at home on 13 June aged 67.  He was a loved family member, friend and colleague of hundreds of Wanganui, Manawatu and Taranaki folk.
A service to celebrate Murray’s life will be held in the…

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VIDLER, Anna Foyer, (McInnes).
Passed away on June 11 2018

Peacefully in Whanganui Hospital on 11th June 2018 in her 94th Year. Dearly loved wife of the late Al Vidler and John McInes. Much loved mum of (the late) Jean and Steve Morgan, Ian and Judy McInnes, Hugh McInnes,…

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CHANNINGS, Andrea Jane (Nee Mora)
Passed away on June 08 2018

On June the 8th peacefully at home surrounded by her family.
Beloved wife and best mate of Ken. Dearly loved mum of Rylee, Alana and Mat, Sian, Casey and Pete, Jess and Patow, and Brody.
Loved Nan…

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NEWTON, Eunice Joyce:
Passed away on June 01 2018

Peacefully at Jane Winstone Hospital on 1 June 2018. Aged 98 years.
“At rest in Christ Jesus her Saviour and Lord”
Dearly loved wife of the late Kenneth. Loved mother and mother in law of John and…

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BROWN, Lelaine Tahipapa Gemma (nee Cribb),
Passed away on May 30 2018

Peacefully in Whanganui Hospital on 30 May 2018, with her loving family at her side. Loved daughter of the late Joseph and Morehu Cribb.
Much loved wife of the late Gary.
Dearly loved Mum of (the late)…

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PALMER, Barbara Lillian (nee Marsh)
Passed away on May 30 2018

Died peacefully 30 May 2018. Dearly loved and cherished Mum of Brendon, Darrell, and Tracey. Mother-in-law of Cecily, Tracey, and Jeremy. Loved sister and sister-in-law of John (deceased) and Patricia Marsh (New Plymouth), Murray and Denise, Leigh and Irene…

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PEACOCK, Ian Rutherford,
Passed away on May 29 2018

Passed peacefully at home on 29 May 2018, aged 94. Dearly loved husband of the late Norma. Much loved father of Joanne. Respected Godfather of Rodney Winter. Cherished and adored uncle and great uncle of all his nephews and…

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Mills, Matthew Lawrence Guy:
Passed away on May 28 2018

In Whanganui Hospital on 28 May 2018.  Loved son of the late Allan and Mary. Father of Maiki, Sian; and grandfather of Ella.
Brother of Catherine, Maryann, Clare, Bernadette, Allan, Franc, Daniel, Marina, Nicholas, Celia, and their families.…

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LEAHY, Barry James:
Passed away on May 28 2018

Died in Wanganui on 28 May 2018 after a long inconvenient illness.  Cherished son of the late Pat and Joyce Leahy.  Unique husband and father to Noeline, Erica, Stephen, and Craig.  Brother of Michael, and Sue.

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MORRIS, Edna Joyce:
Passed away on May 27 2018

Passed peacefully to be with her Lord on Sunday 27 May 2018.   Much loved wife of the late Rev. Ray Morris.  Precious and cherished mother and mother-in-law of Robyn and Donald Johnson, Rosalie and John Austin, Wayne, and Heather…

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GARNER, David Robert
Passed away on May 26 2018

GARNER, David Robert. Our beloved father, grandfather, great grandfather, pops, and brother, passed away in Wanganui, on May 26, 2018.  Born in Wanganui November 10, 1940, David was married to recently departed Patricia Jean Garner (Née Coombes). His greatest…

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McILROY, Joseph Edmund (Joe),
Passed away on May 23 2018

Peacefully in Springvale Manor on 23 May 2018, aged 87. Dearly loved husband of Eileen. Much loved Dad of Keith and Carey, Kirsten, and Nigel and Tara. Loved Grandad of Anna, Sian, Jamie, and Jackson.
Special thanks to…

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CHESSWAS, Shirley Anne (Nee Stubbs):
Passed away on May 17 2018

Suddenly on 17th May 2018, aged 80 years.  Much loved wife for 60 years of Jim.  Dearly loved Mum of (the late) David, Penny and Chris, Jane and Neal, and Helen.  Loving Gran of Matthew, and Rachael; Corliss, and…

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PRATT Joy Rosetta (nee Bennett)
Passed away on May 10 2018

Died peacefully in Whanganui Hospital on 10 May 2018, aged 83.
Wife of the late Brian Pratt and dearly loved partner of Alan Gibson.
Loved mother of Joanne Twomey (Australia), Stuart and Rosemarie, Carol Paewhenua (Australia), and…

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MELVILLE, Duncan Robertson,
Passed away on May 09 2018

Passed away peacefully on the 9th May 2018.
Loved husband of Caroline. Much loved father of Guy and Jennie, Joanna, Angela and Ben. Special grandad to Isabel, Tor, Pippa; Thomas, and Harry.
Son of the late Harry…

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Hollenback, Chris (Hoss)
Passed away on May 08 2018

Passed away 8th May 2018.
Much loved son of Marie and Bruce (deceased)
Much loved brother of Julie and Ian (deceased)
Loved big bro to Tracy.
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Ross, Brenda
Passed away on May 04 2018

Passed away peacefully after a long battle on 4 May 2018.  Loved daughter of Jean and the late Bert.  Beloved wife of Neil. Loved mother and mother in law of Jason and Nell, and Amanda and Jeff.  Special Granny…

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WALKINTON, Richard Bruce
Passed away on April 30 2018

WALKINTON, Richard Bruce died suddenly at his home in Waverley on Monday 30th April.  He was the treasured husband of Sue and adored by all his family; Kate and Andy Southall (Wellington), Oliver and Fiona Walkinton (Ohaupo), Hannah and…

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GRIFFITHS. Anthony James (Tony);
Passed away on April 29 2018

On Sunday, 29 April 2018, died peacefully at Whanganui Hospital, aged 72 years.
Loved brother of Anne (dc’d) and Richard Kebbell (dc’d); Lewis and Diana Griffiths; Juliet (Kojis) and David Scoullar; Mary-Rose and Osi Studer (dc’d) (Switzerland); and…

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TERREY, Elaine Joyce (Née Haig):
Passed away on April 24 2018

In Newcastle, Australia on 24 April 2018. Loved wife of Trevor, cherished Mum of Aaron, Matt & the late Fiona, sister & sister-in-law of Don & Carol Haig.
A Memorial Service will be held at St Andrews Presbyterian…

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MACKAY, Fergus Andrew
Passed away on April 23 2018

13/11/54 – 23/4/18

Much loved husband of Wendy.  Cherished son of the late Maurice and Loreen Mackay.  Beloved son in law of Jocelynne and the late Owen Labrum.  Loved and loving father of Jessica and Michael, Ben, Chris…

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RANGINUI, Ramari (Moetu),
Passed away on April 15 2018

 

 

2/6/1941-15/4/2018
Passed away at home with her whanau.
Loved daughter of Pokairangi and Heeni (nee Manson) Ranginui.
Loved sister of the late George and Molly, Cyril and Eunice, Flossie and Waati Tamakehu,…

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ELLETT, Karen Siale:
Passed away on April 15 2018

Passed away suddenly in Auckland on Sunday 15 April 2018.
Dearly loved daughter of Graham Ellett and Dianne and Enrico Chiessi; amazing mum of Jade Hinekura Thomas; loved sister of Joanne Proctor (Atlanta, Georgia, USA) and Peter Ellett;…

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PAHL, Colin Eric
Passed away on April 14 2018

Lost his battle on 14 April 2018 after a long fight, aged 70.
Dearest husband of Margaret.
Father and father in law of Clifford and Jan, Richard (dec) and Tracy, Fionna and Danny McDonald, Roanna and Calvin…

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WARETINI, Puti Rumiria:
Passed away on April 12 2018

Passed in Whanganui on 12 April 2018 with her whanau at her side.  Loved wife of the late Matthew (Wefo) Taiwhati.  Longtime partner of Wati Tahana.  Loved mother and mother-in-law of (the late) Willie, Maraea and Rangi, (the late)…

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URWIN, Douglas Allan:
Passed away on April 09 2018

Peacefully eating a pie on Monday, 9 April 2018. Loved and loving uncle and koro of Toko and Jodie; Mokoia, Manaaki, and Ataahua. A service to celebrate Doug’s life will be held at 32 Jones Street on Friday 13th…

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HODGES, Jean Ann:
Passed away on March 31 2018

Peacefully in Wanganui on 31st March 2018.  Jean is the much loved wife of John and mother to Steve Hodges and Marie Todd (nee Hodges), and mother-in-law to Janet Sayers-Hodges.  Her Grandchildren are Luke, and Aimee Hodges, and Corryn,…

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Le Luan, Ruth Valerie:
Passed away on March 26 2018

Peacefully in Whanganui Hospital on Monday, 26th March, 2018 aged 94 years.  Dearly loved wife of the late Ray. Much loved mother and mother in law of Val and Graham Hawtree, Barbara Le Luan, Shirley and Lee Arnst, Philip…

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KING, Ngaia Margaret (nee Saywell).
Passed away on March 23 2018

Peacefully in Wanganui on Friday, 23rd March, aged 71 years.  Much loved Mum of Ben and Tracey, and adored Nunu of Preston, Lucas, and Charlotte.
A service to celebrate Ngaia’s life will be held in the Cleveland Chapel,…

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PHILLIPS, Robert Ewan Henry (Ewan)
Passed away on March 22 2018

Dearly loved husband for 61 years of the late Joyce.
Loved father and father in law of Rob and Jane, Mike and Maree, Graeme and Wendy, Duncan and Martina, Diane and Terry, Craig and Diana, and Christine and…

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MURIWAI, Sharlene Ina, (nee Kairimu, formerly Bartlett)
Passed away on March 21 2018

Passed away in Whanganui Hospital on Wednesday 21 March 2018.
Cherished wife of Tony.
Mother of Lisa, Cindy, Gregory, Rewa, and the late Mahara.
A beautiful Nan to all her Mokos and greats.
Beloved by…

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PEARSON. Wayne Anthony:
Passed away on March 16 2018

Suddenly at home on 16 March 2018, aged 48 years.  Much loved Dad of Luke. A good friend sadly missed.
Wayne’s funeral service will be held in the Cleveland Chapel, 179 Ingestre Street, Wanganui on Thursday 22 March…

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McLEES, Jim (James Frederick).
Passed away on March 15 2018

In Wanganui on 15 March 2018, aged 77 years.  Dearly loved Husband of the late Lisa. Much loved Dad of Janine and Mark, and Kerry and Carlos. Beloved brother of Joan.
Special thanks to all the staff of…

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KNOWLES, Julie Ann
Passed away on March 11 2018

Peacefully with family on 11 March 2018, aged 61 years.  Much loved Mum of Rangi, Ioni and Kimberley, Te Waa and Lisa, and Jordan.  Loving Nani to Te Aroha, Whaitikitiki, and Ahi.  A loved sister and sister-in-law, aunty, and…

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ROWAN, Marie Elizabeth;
Passed away on March 10 2018

Passed away peacefully on 10th of March at Auckland Hospital. Completely out of suffering and into the arms of Jesus. Wonderful, loving and loved daughter of Dryden and Maureen, Wanganui. Loved sister and sister-in- law to Grant and Angela,…

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HERBERT, Leonard Sefton
Passed away on March 04 2018

On Sunday, 4th March 2018 at St Johns Healthcare.  Peacefully with family at his side.  Wonderful husband of Ngaire for 52 1/2 years.  Loved father of Brett and much loved by his extended family.
Very special thanks to…

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DOWNS, Trevor Charles (Goofy),
Passed away on February 27 2018

Passed away peacefully at Broadview Rest Home on Tuesday 27 February 2018.
Loved husband of Gloria for 59 years.
Loved Dad and father in law of Gaylene, Lynell and John, and Debbie and Paul. Loved Grandad of…

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WILLIAMS, Nita Milani:
Passed away on February 20 2018

Passed away peacefully on Tuesday 20 February 2018, aged 81 years.
Loved mother and mother in law of Adrian and Gillian (Australia), and Gareth and Kristi (Whanganui). Loved sister of Vi Davies, (the late) Pat Garner, Doreen Robson,…

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HOLLOWAY, Dorothy May, (Dot) (nee Ander).
Passed away on February 15 2018

Suddenly at home on 15th February 2018 Aged 94 years. Much loved wife of the Late Fred. Dearly loved Mum of Trish (Pat) and Bill Parkinson, Gail McKellar, John and Anne, and Robyn and Phil Rose. Loving Nana Dot…

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CLARK, Ross David (Ox):
Passed away on February 13 2018

Suddenly at home on 13 February 2018, aged 69. Much loved husband of Jan. Loved Dad of Jodi and Geoff, Nikki and Tim, and Kaden and Belinda. Loving Grandad of Beatrix, and Leo. Loved son of Shirley and the…

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Rhodes, Diane:
Passed away on February 11 2018

Peacefully  on Sunday, 11th February 2018, aged 73.  Loved eldest daughter of the late Vi and Bob Mogridge.  Much loved wife of Bruce for 50 years.  Loved Mum of Karen and Rob Sewell, Debbie and Karl Gibbs, and Rhys…

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WILSON, Nona Inez,
Passed away on February 05 2018

Passed away peacefully at home in Wanganui on Monday 5 February 2018.
Loved wife of Les. Loved Mum of Graham, Wayne, Lewis, Peter, and Leone.
Loved Nana to many. Loved mother in law of Robyn, Noeline, and…

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OSBORNE. Jack Gilbert:
Passed away on February 05 2018

Peacefully in Wanganui, on 5th February 2018, aged 87 years.
Special friend of Noeleen, and husband of (the late) Jean, and Olwyn.  Much loved Dad of Lynn and Allan Westerman, Rex, Sharyn and Rick Cooke, and Riki. Awesome…

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BROCK, Norma Frances:
Passed away on February 03 2018

At Elderslea Rest Home, Upper Hutt, on 3rd February 2018.  Late of Wanganui, aged 78 years. Loved wife and soul mate of the late Gordon, loved mother and mother-in-law of Debbie and Greg Hayne, Wendy McCarrison and the late…

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TAKIARI, Arthur Pohe Barrett (Borbin):
Passed away on February 03 2018

Born 29 October 1939 in Hangatiki, Waitomo.  Raised at Pohatuiri and Ratana Paa.  Son of the late Tate Uwaiterangi Turner-Barrett (Mum) and Paipa Takiari Green (Dad).  Husband of the late Piki Te Ora Tawaroa Takiari of Kaiwhaiki Marae. Brother…

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Smith, Merle Valma:
Passed away on February 01 2018

Joined her late husband, Jack, on Thursday, 1st February 2018.  Cherished Mum of  Dianne Anderson, Lee Tindle, and Janine Rider.  Loved mother-in-law, Nana, Great-Nana, sister, aunty, and friend to all of her special people.  Thanks to all the people…

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ANDREWS, Ormond Joseph (Ormie)
Passed away on January 29 2018

Peacefully at Whanganui Hospital on 29 January 2018.
Loved husband of Barbara, and loved father of Julene (Whitianga).
Loved step-father and mate of Shaun Barry (New Plymouth), and the late Kim Barry.
Loved Grandad of Zoe,…

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DENMAN, Wayne John.
Passed away on January 27 2018

In Wanganui on 27th January 2018, after a short illness, aged 60 years. Much loved and adored husband of Debbie. Dearly loved Dad of Carl and Patricia, and Nicola. A loving Poppa and Gooba of Lilly, Willow; Caprice; and…

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