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Whaiapu, Eru

Passed away on January 25 2015

Peacefully in Wanganui Hospital on 25 January 2015, aged 58. Dearly loved husband of Linda. Much loved dad of Janelle and Rikardo, Ben and Wiki, Moe and Aroha, Mary, Kevin, Te Whaiti, and the late Baby Whaiapu. Loved Koro…

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Kirk, Robin

Passed away on January 24 2015

Passed away peacefully in Wanganui Hospital, on Saturday 24 January 2015. Loved sister of Noel, and Huia. Loved aunty to Felicity, Joy, Lindsay, (the late) Ross, (the late) Paul, and Sean. Great Aunt to many.
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Gilbertson, Ronald (Ron):

Passed away on January 22 2015

Peacefully at his home on 22 January 2015, in his 99th year.  Loved husband of (the late) Tui, and Daphne.  Loved father and father in law of (the late) Dawn and Mike Taylor, David, Sandra, and Trevor, and grandfather…

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Berkahn, Sylvia Lee:

Passed away on January 21 2015

Passed away peacefully in Wanganui Hospital after a short illness on Wednesday 21 January 2015, aged 91 years. Loved wife of the late Colin. Loved mother of Bruce and Alison  (Santoft), Carole (Vancouver). Loved Grandma of Amy and Ben…

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Wrigley, Margaret Jean (Jean)(nee Black):

Passed away on January 20 2015

Peacefully at home in Wanganui on 20 January 2015, in her 91st year. Loving wife of 62 years of the late Fred. Much loved Mum of Maureen Windelburn, Colin and Pauline, Garry and Lorraine, and the late Judy.

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Aitken, George Alexander

Passed away on January 16 2015

Peacefully in Kowhainui on 16 January 2015, aged 93 years. 
Rest In Peace.
Dearly loved husband of the late Wisia (Vicky), and Betty.  Much loved father and Father-in-Law of Olek (Alex) and Mariandel, Bob and Niken, Vicky…

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Veysey, Geoffrey Castleton (Geoff):

Passed away on January 11 2015

Peacefully in Wanganui Hospital, on Sunday 11 January 2015,  in his 92nd year.  Dearly loved husband for 65 years of Billie, and much loved father and father-in-law of Patrick (Pat) and Leora.  Adored Grandpa of Liat and Devi.

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Gibbs, Ila Mary

Passed away on January 10 2015

Passed away peacefully on Saturday 10th  January 2015, in her 90th year. Loved wife of the late Ernie.
Much loved mother of Bill Carroll (Perth), and Denise and Ross Adams (Palmerston North).
loved Nana of Belinda and…

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TAUTE, Riwaru Jack (Jack)

Passed away on January 10 2015

Peacefully  passed away on January 10  2015 in Summerset Rest Home Whanganui. Loved son of the late Tihepo and Mereana Taute.   Loved brother and brother in law of Albert and Mary Wilson (Paraparaumu), and the late Parehina Taute, Patoto…

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Andrews, Aaron John: 18/05/1977 -  07/01/2015

Passed away on January 08 2015

Passed away suddenly in Brisbane, Australia on Thursday 8th January 2015, aged 37 years.  Loving husband of Carla (nee Svendsen) most loved and adored Daddy to Chloe and Liam. Dearly loved son and step son of Kay Tapuae and…

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Marumaru, Hoeroa Te Raua Utiku:

Passed away on January 07 2015

Passed away peacefully in Whanganui, on Wednesday 7 January 2015, aged 78 years. Beloved son of the late Hoeroa and Tarikura.Loved father and father in law of Te Hoeroa and Ruth, Eruera and Sam, and Tarikura and Herb.  Respected…

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Puklowski, Ellen Christina (Tina):

Passed away on January 06 2015

Passed away peacefully in Wanganui Hospital, on Tuesday 6 January 2015. Loved wife of the late Frank. Loved mother and mother in law of Jack and Heather, Ellen Gibson, Charles and Judy, and Robert.
Grandma to Brett and…

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Churton, David James

Passed away on January 05 2015

On 5 January 2015, passed away peacefully with his family.  Dearly beloved husband of Joyce, and special Dada of Sheryl, Tuffy, Michele and Stuart Harris, and Jacinda, and all his grandchildren.
A funeral service for David will be…

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DEHAR, William Fairfax (Sam):

Passed away on January 01 2015

Passed away in January 2015.  Son of Charles and Ceceilia.  Loved father of Robyn, Troy, Bayden, Fay, Coral, Gail, Shoda, and Bryce, beloved grandfather and great-grandfather to all their children.  Much loved by all his brothers, sisters, nieces and…

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Harris David Llewellyn

Passed away on January 01 2015

Passed away peacefully at Hospice Wanganui, on Thursday 1st January 2015, aged 74 years. Beloved husband of Carol. Treasured Dad of Lynette and Ian Guild (Upper Hutt) and Peter and Carencia (Sydney). Loved Grandad of Ben, Sarah, Holly; Sam,…

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Mingins, Sheila Annie (nee Fraser):

Passed away on December 31 2014

Peacefully in Wanganui Hospital on 31 December 2014, aged 89 years. Cherished wife of the late Douglas Gordon.
“In death we meet again”
Much loved mother and mother in law of Janet and David Rogerson. Loving Grandma…

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Brettell, Kevin Ross: (BUS1

Passed away on December 31 2014

After a short but hard fought battle with cancer at Kowhainui Hospital, on 31 December 2014.
Much loved partner and heart-light of Denise Sutherland, and best mate of Flash Gordon.
Son of Laura (Hawkes Bay) and the…

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Gaskin. Darryl Barrie: Peacefully, on 28th December 2014, aged 55 years.

Passed away on December 28 2014

 Loved husband of Tanya. Much loved Dad of James, Andrew and Emma, Michael and Michelle, Amber, Robyn, Tegan, Benjamin, and Abigail; and a loved Grandad.

A service to celebrate Darryl's life will be held in the Central Baptist…

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Clarke. Wilma Joan Pare (Missey): Suddenly in Wanganui on 20 December 2014.

Passed away on December 20 2014

 Loved daughter of the late Richard and Joan Pirere. Much loved wife of Leslie (Clarkie). Treadured Mum of Kimiora and adored Nana of Ashaya. A loved sister, sister in law, aunty, cousin, gran and friend who will be sadly…

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McLean, Helen: Peacefully in Wanganui Hospital, on Thursday 18 December 2014.

Passed away on December 18 2014

Loved mother of Margaret Hawkin, Heather Owen, and the late David, and Jean Richter.
A much loved grandmother and great grandmother
In accordance with Helen's wishes a private farewell has taken place.

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Culliford, Peter John:

Passed away on December 16 2014

Passed away peacefully in Summerset Care Centre, on Tuesday 16 December 2014. Loved husband for 64 years of Dorine.
Loved father of Gill, Ingrid, Kathleen, June, Dale, and Lynley.
Loved Grandpa to his 16 grandchildren and 10…

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Morris, Maureen Joyce (nee Smith):

Passed away on December 15 2014

Suddenly in Wanganui Hospital, on 15 December 2014.
Loved daughter of the late Ralph and Dorothy (Dot) Smith.
Much loved wife of the late James (Jim). Loved mother of Jeffrey, Richard, and Andrew. Admired mother in law…

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Allen, Gail:

Passed away on December 12 2014

Passed away peacefully at home among family and friends, on Friday 12 December 2014, aged 64 years. A loving mother to Polly and Gary, a caring grandmother to Rosie and Bella, a treasured sister to Anita, Carol, Gary, and…

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MARTIN, Douglas Kevin:

Passed away on December 09 2014

Of Whanganui (formerly Taihape), 3.6.1963 – 9.12.2014.
Passed away peacefully surrounded by his whanau.
Dearly loved soul mate of Shar for 34 years.
Loved Dad of Josh and Kelly, Jodi and Jamie Turnbull, and Tiffany.

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Ratana, Hapeta Pitimou Matiu (Peter):

Passed away on December 09 2014

Suddenly at his home on 9 December 2014; aged 69 years. Loved son of the late Matiu and Iriaka Ratana, and Hapita and Hiria Rennie. Beloved Dad of Raniera, Inia, Mania, Tahu, and Rawinia; and Grandfather of his many…

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Martin, Richard Dean (Richie):

Passed away on December 03 2014

Peacefully in Wanganui Hospital surrounded by his whanau,  on 3rd December 2014.  Loved son of Richard and Marilyn.  Loving partner of Tina and cherished father of Sharna and Sonny, Sinead, Natasha and England, and Jozion; and Koko of Dontae,…

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Te Huia, Te Kupenga Gordon (Te):

Passed away on December 03 2014

Passed away peacefully in Wanganui Hospital, on Wednesday 3 December 2014. Loved husband of the late Kuini, Hilda, and Rachael.
Loved father and father in law of Gordon and Karen, Robert and Desrei, Kaawa and Joe, Hayden and…

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Wakelin, Therza Mary

Passed away on December 02 2014

Peacefully at home on Tuesday 2 December 2014. Loved partner of Ken, and mother of Leo, and Trina. In accordance with her wishes a private farewell has been held. Special thanks to management and staff of Broadview Rest Home…

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Bignell, Michael David Allan (Mike):

Passed away on December 01 2014

Suddenly at home, on 1 December 2014, aged 79 years. Dearly loved Dad of Alex. Loved younger son of the late Mos and Dorrie Bignell and loved brother of Brian and Nan, and the late Kate.
A cherrished…

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Houghton, Margaret Joan (Joan):

Passed away on November 29 2014

Peacefully in Hospice Wanganui, on Saturday 29 November 2014, aged 79 years, with her family at her side.  Loving wife and friend for 50 years of David, and much loved Mother of Phillip and Tracy, Richard and Tanya, and…

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Hubbard Mary (nee Little):

Passed away on November 29 2014

Peacefully at Masonic Court, on 29 November 2014.
Dearly loved wife of the late Phil. Much loved Mum of
Jim and Sharon, and the late Roy. Loving Nana of Maree and Shaun; Karen and Grant, and Great…

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Pritchard, Melvin

Passed away on November 27 2014

in Wanganui Hospital, on Thursday 27 November 2014, aged 97 years. Dearly loved husband for 69 years of the late Myrtle. Much loved and treasured Dad and Pop of Lorraine; and Chelsea Millar and the late Clive. Thanks to…

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Mair, Jeanette Patricia (nee Hartley-Downs):

Passed away on November 26 2014

Peacefully in New Vista Rest Home, Whanganui on 26 November 2014, after a long illness.
"I've always been a fighter. If you tell me I CAN'T, I'll die trying to prove you wrong."
Loved wife of Bob,…

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Smith, James Walter (Jim):

Passed away on November 22 2014

Peacefully at Wanganui Hospice after a short illness on 22 November 2014.  Beloved husband of Joan (formerly Williams), and Molly.  Loved Dad of Malcolm and Trevor, and admired and respected step-Dad of Kathryn Hurst (England), and Christopher Williams (Nelson). …

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Bertie. Iris Maude Athelia (nee Slight):

Passed away on November 21 2014

Peacefully at Broadview Rest Home, on 21 November 2014, aged 91 years.
“A brave battler at rest and reunited with her beloved Noel.”
Dearly loved wife of the late Noel (Snow). Beloved Mum of Lynette Hay. A…

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Hodder, Janet Symington (Jean):

Passed away on November 21 2014

Peacefully in Masonic Court, on Friday 21 November 2014, surrounded by her family in her 96th year.  Dearly loved wife for 71 years of Allan.  Most wonderful mother and mother-in-law of Doug and Ann, Alison and Dick Denyer, and…

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Williams, Buddy:

Passed away on November 20 2014

Passed away in Auckland on 20 November 2014. Much loved brother of Audrey. Dearly
loved Uncle and Koro of Matiu Rolleston, Losa
Gataua and children (Glen Innes, Auckland).
A private family service has been held.

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Downes, Richard Clive

Passed away on November 19 2014

Peacefully in Palmerston North Hospital, on 19th November 2014, surrounded by his loving family. Dearly loved husband of Jackie.
A much loved brother, brother in law, and treasured uncle. Special thanks to all the staff of Ward 23,…

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Stewart, Lenore May (MBE):

Passed away on November 19 2014

Passed away peacefully in Masonic Court Rest Home Wanganui, on Wednesday 19th November 2014, aged 97 years. Loved wife of the late Ian. Loved mother and mother in law of Bronwyn and Chris, and Sue and Daryl. Loved Granny…

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Hogan, Alexander Munro (Alec):

Passed away on November 16 2014

Passed away peacefully in Okere House Wanganui, on Sunday 16 November 2014, aged 84 years. Rest In Peace. Loved husband of Jacquiline (Jacqui). Loved father and father in law of Mike and Yvonne (Wanganui), and Jed (Sydney). Much loved…

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Pomana, David Francis (Cat):

Passed away on November 13 2014

Peacefully on a lovely day at the family home. Much loved father and father in law of Hera, Janice and George Tipu, Rani and Louise, Wilson and Andrea, Vernon and Marion, and David. Gdad to his many mokopuna. Donations…

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Geraghty, Dale (Formerly Rippon, Nee Couper):

Passed away on November 12 2014

Suddenly in Wanganui, on Wednesday 12 November 2014, aged 87 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Maurie Rippon, and Cliff Geraghty. Much loved Mum of Rosemary Rippon and Ian Bristol, and Craig and Kate Rippon. A loving Nana…

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McDonald, Stuart James

Passed away on November 11 2014

Passed away peacefully at Home, on Tuesday 11 November 2014.
Dearly loved husband of Edwyna. Loved father and father in law of Karyn Newman (London), Vicki and Stuart Lett (Perth), Evette and Deane Steiner (Tokoroa), Andrew and Natasha…

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Smith, Te Paea Rongomaiaia (Poppy):

Passed away on November 10 2014

Passed away peacefully at home, on 10 November 2014. Loved partner of the late Eriapa Pepere.  Much loved Mum of Selwyn and Jenni, Graham and Linda, Clarence and Rhoda, Darryl, Cheryl and Desmond.  Beloved Nanny of all her moko…

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Robbie, Juliet Marion (Jules):

Passed away on November 09 2014

Suddenly in Wanganui on 9 November 2014.  Loved eldest daughter of the late Mervin and Marion Robbie, much loved sister and sister in law of Alex and Virginia, and Kim and Tony Ross. A loved aunty and friend who…

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Doidge, Barry Keith

Passed away on November 07 2014

Unexpectedly in Ingelwood on 7 November 2014. Devoted partner of Carol. Most treasured Dad of Sue & Chris, (the late) Graham, Mike & Tia, Michelle and Josh.
Loved first husband of the late Betty.
Most precious Grandad…

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McLees, Lisa May

Passed away on November 02 2014

Jim's best mate for more than 50 years, slipped away quietly at Broadview Hospital on Sunday evening  2 November 2014. Best-ever mum of Kerry and Carlos (Lower Hutt), and Janine and Mark (Moonshine, Upper Hutt). Words do not adequately…

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Langmead, Kathleen (Kay):

Passed away on November 01 2014

Peacefully in Wanganui, on 1 November 2014, aged 82 years.
Dearly loved wife of Ray.
Much loved Mum of Allan and Verena (France), and Colin and Sue.
Loving Grandma of Jack, and Amber.
In memory…

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Greenhorn, Wesley George (Wes):

Passed away on October 31 2014

Passed away peacefully in Hospice Wanganui, on Friday 31 October 2014, aged 69 years. Dearly loved husband of Veronica.
Loved by all his Whanau and friends.
A funeral service for Wes will be held at the family…

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Swann, Layton William James

Passed away on October 31 2014

Peacefully in Wanganui Hospital, on Friday 31 October 2014, aged 75 years. Treasured husband and soul mate of June. Dearly loved father and father in law of Karen and Steve Foote (Dunedin), and Darryl and Catherine (Dunedin). Father to…

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Wilson, Nola Margaret (nee Langley):

Passed away on October 30 2014

Passed away peacefully on Thursday 30th October 2014, aged 81 years.  Dearly loved and cherished wife of John. Loved mother, mother-in-law, and friend to Richard and Lesley, Duncan and Darcy, Juliet and Kerry, and Adrienne. Treasured Gran of her…

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O’Donnell, Paul Adrian

Passed away on October 30 2014

Passed away suddenly at home on Thursday 30th October 2014.
Loved partner of Madelein.
Loved Dad of Marina, Tina, Camille and Gareth. Loved step-dad of Ryan and Lisa, Jason and Mark, Adrian and Belinda, Eric and Ada,…

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Haywood, Catherine (Rena):

Passed away on October 29 2014

Peacefully in Broadview Rest Home, on Wednesday 29 October 2014, aged 73 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Terry. Much loved Mum of Roslyn and Adrian Baker, and Nigel.  Special thanks to all the staff at Broadview for…

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Warwick,  Barbara Rose (formerly Waters)

Passed away on October 29 2014

Passed away peacefully in Wanganui 29 October 2014 aged 83. Dearly loved mother and mother in law of Stephen and Lynn Waters and Simon and Ainsley Waters. Loved nanna of Jeremy, Neil, and Scott and great nanna of Katrina,…

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Gullery, Gavin James: F/Sgt.  NZ43477   20 Fighter Sqn. RNZAF. 1939 – 45.

Passed away on October 26 2014

Peacefully in Wanganui Hospital, on Sunday 26 October 2014, aged 90 years. Rest In Peace.
Loved husband of the late Mary. Much loved Dad of Chris and Sue, (the late) Raphael,(the late) Tim, Jon and Debby, and Clare…

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O’Gorman, Liam Patrick (Mr OG ):

Passed away on October 25 2014

Peacefully in Wanganui Hospital, on Saturday 25th  October 2014. Rest In Peace. Loving partner of  Insook. Loved father of  Ellen, Synnova, Shay, and Gregor; and grandfather of  Luca, Aleisha, and Ilvy.
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Montague, Thomas George (Tom);

Passed away on October 22 2014

Passed away suddenly in Wanganui on 22 October 2014. Loved husband of the late Val for 64 years.
Cherished father and father in law of Tony and Jan (Paraparaumu), Brian (Tuakau), Sandra (Australia), and the late Daryl.

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Way, Graham Charles:

Passed away on October 21 2014

Passed away having the last word at St Johns Hill Healthcare, Tuesday 21st of October 2014 in his 78th year.   Only son of Jack and Mavis, loving brother to Jillian, loved uncle to his neices and nephew.
A…

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Wallace, Michael Adrian (Taxi):

Passed away on October 20 2014

At his home in Whanganui, on 20 October 2014, aged 52 years. Dearly loved son of Te Konohi (Nohi) and the late Evelyn (Evie) Wallace. Much loved Dad of Hohepa. Loved brother and brother in law of (the late)…

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Ulyatt, Margaret Anne:

Passed away on October 19 2014

Peacefully passed away on Sunday October 19, 2014 at Wanganui hospital in her 74th year.
Dearly beloved wife of the late Paul and much loved mum to Jason and Trish, Stuart and Helen and granddaughter Sophia. Will be…

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Wall, Stanley Cecil (Stan):

Passed away on October 19 2014

07.04.1919 - 19.10.2014.
Passed away peacefully at home, on Sunday 19 October 2014, aged 95 years. Loved husband of Veris for 65 years.
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