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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.
In lieu of flowers donations to Cullinane…

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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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Davies, Georgina Ngaria (Bubby)

Passed away on October 16 2014

05/06/1981
Tragically taken too soon on 16/10/2014.
Eldest Daughter of Ria Maniapoto.
Beautiful Mother of Lorenz, Allazaye, Kazeian, Azalea (Kanyae), and Ezra. Sister of Julie, Whitney (Melbourne), Harley, and Joe (Sydney).
Much loved cousin and…

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Wright, Melva Rae (Nee Ruscoe):

Passed away on October 15 2014

Peacefully in Wanganui on 15 October 2014. Dearly loved wife of the late Eric. Loved Mum of Geoff and Raewyn, and Rob and Karen. Much loved Nan of Carl, Paula, Debby; and Adam, and Great Nan of all her…

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Hourigan, Diane Margaret

Passed away on October 10 2014

Passed away peacefully in Hospice Wanganui, on Friday 10 October 2014. Loved wife of Bryan Hourigan.
Loved mother and mother in law of Derrick and Kim, and Phillip and Tracy.
Loved Gran and Nana of Jack, Emily,…

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Casey, Judith Lindsay (nee Daysh):

Passed away on October 09 2014

Peacefully at Masonic Court on 9 October 2014, aged 80 years. Loved Mum of Becks, and Mark, and treasured Gran of Tycho. A much loved sister of Janet Finlayson, and Dorothy Tulloch. A loved sister in law, aunty and…

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Overend, Janet

Passed away on October 06 2014

Peacefully in her 93rd year at Lady Joy Rest Home.  Loved wife of (the late) Philip Sydney Evans and (the late) Eddie Overend.  Much loved mother of Phil, and Dot.  Love from all her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Thanks…

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Emmett, Felicity Sarah Jane (nee Patterson):

Passed away on October 03 2014

Peacefully at Wanganui Hospital on Friday 3rd October. Much loved wife of Julian, daughter of Sue and John, sister of Eleanor, and Cath, granddaughter of Lindsay, aunty of Eloise, Daniel, Madeline, and Adele, and beloved godmother of Eloise. An…

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Kerei, Irene (Darl) Rahapiti

Passed away on September 29 2014

Peacefully at Charles Fleming Retirement Village, Waikanae surrounded by her loving whanau, on 29 September 2014, aged 88 years. Beloved daughter of the late Wiremu and Aama Tukapua. Much loved wife of the late Poihi Kerei. Loved Mum of…

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