06 345 5522
173 - 179 Ingestre Street, Wanganui
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 Punga Paewai, Nan and Sam Wikohika, (the late) Norman and Maringiwai, (the late) Doreen and Caddy Matthews, Matarita and John Love, Manny and Te Terenga, Ynnette and Peter Miho, Vanessa and Dale Opai, Shirley-Ann and David Moore, Godfrey and Gail McKoy, Gail and Kelvin Mattock, Michael and Jenny McKoy; the late Jock (Kahu) and Veronica, Jean and Te Rihiona Whiu, Bronk (Willy) and Rosie, Naumai and Stuart Ranginui, Peps (Elisabeth) Sellers.
Beloved husband of the late Kura Mahiao Whanarere. Loved dad of Stephen and Maewa, Chanel, Beryl and Wallace Miller, (the late) Gabriel, Bernadette and Campbell Love, Aroha, Marama, Jill and Brent Sheehy, Janeen and Mark Noble, Kura and (the late) Te Reimana Peina, and Fiona Sellers. Loved Koro of Josephine and Sinan, David and Precilla, Marie and Billie, Campbell and Shirona, Jimbob, John and Rita, Edward and Jennifer, Nicholas and Joe, Andrew, Andrea and Areta, Jamie and Jess, Shane and Sensi, Daejan and Lana, Ariana and Marcus, Grace and James, Barbara and Dennis, Te Puna, Puawai and Adam, Whakaae, Tamatea, Mark, Maewa and Tia, Stephen and Pare, Kararaina and Tyson, Shonee, Dave and Shayna, Walden, Gabriel, Anahera, Anthony, Merenia and Te Reimana. Loved great Koro of Azzah, Maia, Samson; Dane, Satyah, Deijah, (the late) Tyzeke, Alizay, Sierra, Paige-Lee; Nathanael, William, Elijah, Kaylani, Renae, Hoani, Tyrone, Amelia; Shakaiza, Campbell, Tukaha, Izaeya, Skylar-Pearl, Leigh-Jian; Kaleb, Katarah, Ailah, Arama, Whitireia; Paris, Edward, Jasmine, Kantana, Harper, Benjamin, Alexis, Skyla, Chevelle; Raycena, Jade, Rewi, Poppy-Kura, Mana, Kuini, Ariah; Treydon, Jahliyah-Jade, Oakleigh, Hayley-Jane, Cullin, John-Dayne, Maia, Leah; Nathan, Grayson; Taiteariki, Paerangi.
Arama will lie at Kaiwhaiki Marae, Whanganui.
His funeral service will be held at the Marae, on Tuesday 16th October 2018, at 11am. Followed by interment at the Marae Urupa, Namukura.