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Funeral Notices

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Handley, Patricia Margaret (Pat) nee Coupland:

Passed away on December 11 2017

Passed away peacefully at Whanganui Hospital on Monday, 11th December 2017. Aged 90 years.
Beloved wife of the late Ian. Loved mother and mother in law of Roger and Dianne, Alison and Ron, Cath and Peter, Andrew and…

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BALDWIN, Ronald James Frederick (Turkey)

Passed away on December 09 2017

Peacefully in Wanganui on Saturday 9 December 2017, aged 86. Much loved husband of Lina for 60 years. Much loved father and father in law to Robert and Jocelyn, Peter, and Daryl. Loved Grandad to Rebecca and Tyrone, and…

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Burnett, Bernice Mary.

Passed away on December 04 2017

1926 - 2017 (91)  Peacefully in Wanganui on 5th December 2017.  Beloved wife of the late Ray. Treasured Mother of Murray & Carol (Akld) Graeme & Ida (Singapore) Kay and the late Lance Adams-Reid. Proud Grandmother of Michelle, Kieran,…

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WHITING, Yvonne Lucelle (nee Pitts),

Passed away on November 29 2017

Passed away peacefully in Whanganui Hospital on Wednesday, 29 November 2017 Aged 88 years. Much loved wife of the late Alan. Dearly loved Mum of Carolyn, Wayne and Louise, and Denise and George. Lil Nan of all her grandchildren…

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LAMBERT, Clive Daniel:

Passed away on November 29 2017

Peacefully at Summerset Village  on 29th November 2017, aged 86.   Loved father of Carolyn and the late Doug Bevege,  Diane Higgie and Graham Tasker, and  Tracey and Stephan Symonds.  A loved granddad of his 7 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren,…

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Waara, Rose Hine

Passed away on November 25 2017

WAARA, Rose Hine
Our Heart, Our World, Our Wahine Toa Rose Hine Waara sadly passed away on 25 November 2017.
Much loved wife of Jim. Dearly loved Mum of Dorothy, Marlene, Audrey, Tennille, Chanelle, Magoo, James; and…

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WARMINGTON, Wallace Ivon DFC, (Ivon):

Passed away on November 21 2017

Passed away peacefully  at home  on Tuesday, 21st November 2017, aged 95.   Much loved husband of the late Dora.   Beloved  father and father-in-law of Elizabeth and Maurice Hart, Amelia and Trevor Ruscoe, and Rosalind and Phil Thomsen.  Loved Grand-dad…

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Wallace Rezina Maryann

Passed away on November 15 2017

WALLACE, Rezina Maryanne (Tira):

Rezina Maryanne "Tira" Marino Williams Wallace, in her  62 year, entered into eternal peace on Wednesday, November 15th 2017.
Tira was born on December 25th, 1955.   Paternal daughter of the late Maude and…

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Mann, Julie Elizabeth (Jules):

Passed away on November 13 2017

Passed away peacefully on 13 November 2017. Dearly beloved soulmate of James Etheridge.  Much loved Mum of Hayden and Jessy, Honey and Peri, and Hazel.  Loved Nan J of Asher, Niko, Tui; and Beija.
A celebration of Julie's…

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Mulholland, Neil Patrick (Don):

Passed away on November 07 2017

Passed away peacefully in Wanganui on 7 November 2017, aged 89.
A good friend to Kathy.  Thanks to the staff and residents of Masonic Court who became his family.
A farewell service for Don will be held…

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SYMAN, Lynsay Arlayne

Passed away on November 07 2017

Suddenly at home on 7 November 2017 aged 82 years.
Beloved wife and best friend of Lou.
Much loved Mum of Glenn, Jill and Kevin Ross, and Ross. Loved Nanna of Carl, Sean; Chris and Rachel, Caitlin…

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McGrail, Valerie Dawne (Dawne, formerly Donald):

Passed away on November 05 2017

Peacefully in Wanganui, on Sunday, 5 November 2017, aged 81 years. Much loved wife of the late Ted. Loved Mum of Brian and Maggie, Wayne and Odette, Sonya and Phil, and Michele. Loving Gran of Alana, Brett and Katia;…

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Passed away on November 03 2017

Peacefully taken to be with the Angels on 3 November 2017, aged 91 years.
Rest In Peace.
Dearly loved wife of the late Bill. Much loved Mum of Isobel, Heather and Graeme, and Mark. Cherished Nana of…

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Taylor, Kay (Kay Girl):

Passed away on October 28 2017

Passed away at the Whanganui Hospital 28.10.2017 aged 70. Forever loved Mum of Dion, Tressa, Mana, Monique,(the late) Rowena and their partners. Beloved Daughter of Mere Rihi Phillips, and Charlie Poto Taylor. Step daughter of Victor Phillips. Moko of…

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TONGA, Valerie Patricia:

Passed away on October 26 2017

Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving whanau on Thursday 26 October 2017.
Former wife of the late Te Ao O Te Rangi Tamihana Reihana.
Beloved wife and soul-mate of Bruce Tonga.
Loved mother…

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EDWARDS, Alamein Joanne (Jo)

Passed away on October 25 2017

Passed peacefully surrounded by whanau after a short illness in Whanganui on Wednesday 25 October 2017. Much loved daughter of Piki and Sophina. Much loved mother of Eli. Loved sister of Piki, Michael, Poutama, Marley, Yvonne and Bill, the…

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Johnston, Robin Henry (Rob):

Passed away on October 24 2017

Peacefully in Wanganui on 24 October 2017, aged 78.  Much loved husband of Glenise, dearly loved Dad of Cathy, Steven, Wayne; and their partners.  A loving Grandad of his 10 grandchildren and nearly 7 great-grandchildren.
In memory of…

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WHATU, Pani Colleen (Nan)

Passed away on October 22 2017

On October 22nd, 2017 peacefully surrounded by her family at home. Dearly loved wife of (the late) Dennis. Dearly loved and cherished Mum of Nigel, Steven and Angela, Raewyn, (the late) Glenn, and her baby Lollie.
Adored and…

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Patea, Gerald Rodney:

Passed away on October 16 2017

E rere kau mai te Awa nui mai i te kaahui maunga ki Tangaroa, ko au te Awa, ko te Awa ko au.


Peacefully passed away at home on Monday 16th October 2017. Loved husband of…

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Blinkhorne, Noeline Dulcie (nee Parr)

Passed away on October 11 2017

Passed peacefully in Whanganui on Wednesday 11 October 2017.  Cherished mother of Jan, John, Haddyn, Stephen, the late Gary, Erin, and Tracey.  Much loved Nana Blink to all her many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Thanks to the staff at…

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Gordon, Brian Douglas

Passed away on October 09 2017

Passed away peacefully after a short illness.  Eldest son of the late Douglas and Molly.  Special brother to (the late) Diane, to Bev of Waikanae, and Alan of Palmerston North.  Loved father of Pam (Whanganui), and Richard (Wellington).  Sadly…

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Tasker, Bevan Alexander:

Passed away on October 09 2017

Peacefully after a short illness on 9 October 2017, aged 90 years.
Loved father and father in law of Marilyn and Malcolm Carson, Gary, Jan and Warrick Funnell, (the late) Carol, and Maree and David Czitanovich. A much…

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Paki, Lavinia (Lovey):

Passed away on October 03 2017

Passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by whanau, on Tuesday 3 October 2017.  Loving wife of John Paki, and (the late) Kapene Maramatanga.  Much loved mother of Matauria and James, Tahae, Albert, Lavinia, and Emma.  Much love Nan to…

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BOULTON, Leona Mary (Lea):

Passed away on October 01 2017

Peacefully at home on 1 October 2017, aged 92 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Ian.
Cherished Mum of Cathy, Sue, John and Julie, Marie, Robert, and Peter.
Beloved Nana of all her grandchildren and great…

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