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PREATER, Thomas Henry (Tom, Spud):

Passed away on June 27 2017

Passed away suddenly but peacefully in his 93rd year, at Kowhainui Hospital on Tuesday 27 June 2017.
Dearly loved husband of the late Leonie.
Adored father of Susan, Judy and Kirk, Heather and Greg, and Gail and…

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ALBERT - TUKA, LAVINIA EMA RAIMA (Lovey)

Passed away on June 27 2017

26 August 1952 – 27 June 2017
Lavinia passed away happily at home in Castlecliff, Whanganui surrounded by family and friends.
Beloved mokopuna of the late John Aorangi Nikorima Peni Tuka and Sarah Hinera (Church), James Mehira…

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KIRK (The Very Reverend Dean Emeritus) Nicholas Ian:

Passed away on June 24 2017

Nick passed away peacefully in Whanganui Hospital surrounded by family on 24th June 2017, aged 59.   Dearly loved husband of Kim, and father of Joshua and Sophie, Eliana and Matt, Jared and Ella, Josiah, Ranita, and Nathanael.  Special thanks…

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Boyle, Shirley:

Passed away on June 22 2017

Suddenly, at home, on Thursday 22nd June 2017, aged 46.  Beautiful and kind elder daughter of Leo and Pauline.  Loved sister of Diane.  Treasured friend of Julie and Bruce.  Universally loved by all her family and friends.
In…

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Triplow, Harold Francis

Passed away on June 19 2017

Much loved husband of the late Joan.
Loved father of Michael, Paul, Susan (Sue), Julie, Mary, John, and Annette. Loved Grandad of all his grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Special thanks to the staff of Virginia Wing, Broadview…

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McAvoy, Barry Rex

Passed away on June 17 2017

Slipped away peacefully on 17th June 2017, aged 83 years, while in the care of the wonderful staff at New Vista Hospital. Retired Senior Sergeant New Zealand Police.
Loved husband of Carol. Loved father of Doug, and Sandra…

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Randall, Josephine Te Kuia

Passed away on June 16 2017

(norts) Rakatairi (nee Martin)
Passed away peacefully surrounded by her whanau on 16 June 2017.
Loved and cherished mother, Nanny, Kuia, and Kuikui. Josephine will be leaving 53 Mosston Road today at 11am and travelling to Tirorangi…

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White, Laddie Graham

Passed away on June 16 2017

Peacefully in Wanganui, on 16 June 2017, aged 84 years.
Much loved soul mate of Rachael, and the late June.
Loved Dad of Bevan and Anne, Laurette and John, Stephanie and Michael, Jamie, Simon Richard, Simon Peter…

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Granville, Susan

Passed away on June 15 2017

In Wanganui after a short illness on 15 June 2017, aged 69 years.  Dearly loved wife of Roger. Loved eldest daughter and daughter in law of the late Revd John and Betty Matthews, and Daphne and the late Claude…

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Jolley, Joseph Ian

Passed away on June 10 2017

Peacefully at St Johns Healthcare, on June 10 2017, aged 92 years. Dearly loved Husband of the late Thelma and father of Leigh, Carol, and Dale.  Loved Papa of all his gandchuildren and great grandchildren. In leiu of flowers…

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Haami, Gerald Rangi Tianawa

Passed away on June 06 2017

Rest In Peace
Much loved husband of Pam. Dearly loved Dad of Terri and Renne, Martin and Jean, and Simon and Deb.  Loved Koko of all his mokopuna.
Loved son of the late Pita and Meri Haami,…

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Bardsley, Alan Jefcoate

Passed away on June 06 2017

Peacefully passed away on 6 June 2017 aged 85 years. Beloved husband and friend for 65 years of Lesley. Amazing Dad to Peter and Julie, Andrew and Jacqui, Sarah anjd Steve. Awesome Gramp to James, Lydia, Luke, Samuel, and…

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INGLE, Ralph David Fleetwood:

Passed away on June 04 2017

Born in Marton 3rd February 1930, passed away at home in Wanganui 4th June 2017, aged 87.
Cherished husband and greatest friend of Nancy for 59 years. Dearest father and father in law of David, Annette and Phillip…

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Laird, Jean Melva (formerly Phillips, nee Williams)

Passed away on June 04 2017

Passed away peacefully, in her sleep, on 4th June 2017, aged 90. Wife of the late Gordon.
Beloved mother of Bruce, and Neil, much loved Mother in law of Cathy, and Vicki. Adored and much loved grandmother of…

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Smith, Tamara Ton

Passed away on May 31 2017

(Queen Diva)
Much loved Mum of Taura Smith, and Mahala Smith.
Daughter of Pa Mihaere Smith and Riria Lil Smith (nee Ngatoa).
Sister of Mark and Sparky Ngatoa, Eddie Smith, Earl and Valdine Smith, Raine Kirby,…

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Taylor, Rowena Maria Juanita Christine

Passed away on May 30 2017

Passed away 30th May 2017 aged 40.
Cherished partner of Chris Rerekura.
Mum of Christina, Jahmon, Tressa, Leslie, Maatarena, and Rihi. Nana Roh of Tainui, Diamynd-Rose, and Brax.
Beloved daughter of Kay Taylor, Martin Tutaki (Dec),…

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Hancy, (The Revd Father) Steven (SM)

Passed away on May 27 2017

Passed away at his home in Wanganui, Rest In Peace. Loving son of the late Jimmy and Amy Joe (Ropitini) and Charles and Mere Hancy.
Cherished brother of Philomena, Hohaia, Maude, Bonita, Ngahina, Gloria, Cecelia, and his Hancy…

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FAGE, Christopher Walter (Chris):

Passed away on May 27 2017

Peacefully in Hospice Whanganui, on 27th May 2017, aged 89 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Joan. Cherished Dad of Debbie and John, and Sandy and Steve. A much loved Grandad of Cara and Chris, Jacob and Kaysie,…

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Foote, Diana Leah

Passed away on May 24 2017

Gently passed away in Wanganui, on 24 May 2017, aged 80 years.  Dearly loved wife of the late Bryce.  Loved Mum of Mike and LuAnn, and Linda and Brent Dowman. Loving Nan of Chad and Jen Diehl, Evan and…

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DONALDSON, Robert Edward (Bob):

Passed away on May 23 2017

Sadly passed away on Tuesday 23rd May 2017
surrounded by family at Wanganui hospital, aged 85. Much loved husband of Janice for sixty years. Loved and respected father and father in-law of Vicki and Stephen, Christine and Garth…

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Taiaroa, Kawana Wiremu Te - Aorere

Passed away on May 23 2017

In Whanganui Hospital on 23 May 2017. Dearly precious son of the late Wiremu Te-Arorere and Rihi Wikitoria (Pineaha) Taiaroa.  Loved nephew of the late Hera and Dick Smith, and  Mohuia Pineaha (Boy).  Cherished brother and brother in law…

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Rangi, William James

Passed away on May 23 2017

Passed away peacefully in Wanganui on 23 May 2017. Loved partner and best friend of Margaret, stepdad of Debra, Maree, and Alison.  Special Bill of all his grandchildren and great grandchildren and a loved brother and brother in law.View Notice

Carkeek, Margaret Evelyn (Marg) (nee Mepham):

Passed away on May 22 2017

Taken from us after a short but severe illness, aged 68.  Beloved wife of Arthur Stephen Carkeek (Steve).  Dearly loved mother of Gwen and Jack Rurawhe, Tony and Debbie Pudney, Brendon Pudney, and the late Stephen.
A special…

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FRAMPTON, Nancy Bell:

Passed away on May 21 2017

Peacefully at Kowhainui Rest Home on Sunday 21st May 2017 in her 91st year.
Much loved sister and sister in law of the late Mick and Dele, (the late) Bill and Mary, Colin and (the late) Barrie; and…

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Meremere-Nelson Rosalie (Luvs):

Passed away on May 20 2017

Wh.M.T.W.T.A.P.M.Ae.
Peacefully in Whanganui Hospital on 20 May 2017, aged 53. Loved daughter of Harata Meremere.  Much loved wife of Stephen, and precious Mum of Elizabeth, Apa, and Hara. Loved Pretty Nana of Baba, Arorangi, Stevie-Rei, and her…

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ALLINGTON, Sue:

Passed away on May 20 2017

Peacefully in Wanganui on 20 May 2017.
Much loved partner of Jed. Loved Mum of Kelly, and a special and cool  Grandma of Sio.
A service to celebrate Sue's life will be held in the Cleveland Chapel…

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BROOKS, Chester Dayle Michael (Mike):

Passed away on May 18 2017

Suddenly in Whanganui, in his 65th year. Loved son of the late Tina and Rosie Brooks. Much loved Dad of Dayle and Delyse, Lee, and Dylan and Tori. Loving Koro Mike of Katianna, Cade, Hine-Ngakau, and the late Izaya,…

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PERRETT, Jean Margaret

Passed away on May 17 2017

Passed away peacefully in Whanganui Hospital, on Wednesday 17 May 2017. Dearly loved wife of Stanley.
Dearly loved mother and mother in law of Kevin and Lesley, Steve and Michele, and Nigel. Loved Nana of Tracie, Andrew, Shelley;…

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CRAIGMYLE, Barbara Thyra:

Passed away on May 17 2017

Peacefully in Wanganui, on Wednesday 17 May 2017, aged 93 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Fred. Much loved mother of Kay, and the late Ian. Loving Grandma of Jonathan and Shane, Amber and Antony, and Benjamin and…

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Drewery, Ethel May:

Passed away on May 13 2017

Formerly Metekingi, formerly Abraham, nee Glendinning.  Passed away at Whanganui Hospital, Saturday 13 May 2017, aged 89, due to illness.
Loved mother, Grandmother, and Great-grandmother of the Metekingi, Drewery, and Abraham Whanau.
Ethel's will lie at Putiki…

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Loveridge, Robert Graham (Bob):

Passed away on May 08 2017

Passed away peacefully in Wanganui after a long illness.
Loved husband of Elizabeth.
Loved father of Diane.
Loved Pop of Ryan, and Brad.
In lieu of flowers donations to the Heart Foundation would be appreciated…

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ALBERT, Michael Mita (Snr):

Passed away on May 04 2017

05-08-1942 - 04-05-2017
Suddenly in Whanganui Hospital.
Dearly loved husband of the late Patricia Albert (nee Hore).
Loved father and father in law of Ted and Mary, Michael and Jackie, Joe and Leeann, and the late…

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Matthews, Pearl:

Passed away on May 02 2017

Peacefully in Wanganui on 2 May 2017, 3 months short of her 100th birthday.
Much loved wife of the late Tom.
Cherished Mum of (the late) Marie, Ted and Genny, and Bob and Cathy. Amazing Grandma and…

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Williams, Phillip Major Joseph:

Passed away on May 02 2017

Passed away peacefully 2/5/2017.
Beloved and cherished dad of Tokorangi, Mauger, and his bubba Monycka (Sydney).
Loved son of Marianne Rangihaeata (Waitotara) , Joseph Williams (Sydney), Karewai Fredericks (Picton) and the late Featherston Karipa.
Loved brother…

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Brock, Mavis Rae (nee Harrow);

Passed away on May 01 2017

Born 22nd February 1920, passed away peacefully in Kowhainui Rest home on 1st May 2017, aged 97 years.
Loved wife of the late Jack. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Lyndsay, and Richard and Jane . Loved Granny of…

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Weight, Raymond Phillip (Ray):

Passed away on April 25 2017

Passed away peacefully on 25/04/2017, in his 90th year, at Springvale Manor. Formerly at Nazareth Rest Home.
A loved partner, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather to all his family.
Many thanks to the wonderful staff of Springvale Manor…

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HARTFIELD, Meg:

Passed away on April 23 2017

Beloved wife of Jonathan, loved sister of Peter (in London); and loved mother of Sheila, Michael, Nicola, Stella and their families. A celebration of Meg’s life will be held at Christ Church Anglican Church Wicksteed Street Wanganui on Thursday…

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Holland, Winifred Annie (Wynn):

Passed away on April 22 2017

Peacefully in Whanganui Hospital, on Thursday 20 April 2017, aged 90 years. Beloved wife of the late Raymond (Ray) and "Mum" to Sam the dog.
Special friend of Brenda and Morris, and Dianne and Lance.
In accordance…

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SPICER Allen Henry

Passed away on April 20 2017

04.02.1928 - 20.04.2017, aged 89 years. Late of Upokongaro, Longacre Valley Wanganui, and Tauranga.
Beloved husband of the late Beryl. Loved father and father-in-law of Dianne and the late Gavin Blair, John and Louise, Stephen and Brenda, Micheal…

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HAWKINS, June:

Passed away on April 20 2017

Suddenly on Thursday, 20 April 2017 aged 84 years.  Dearly loved wife of the late Howard.  Much loved Mum of David and Nola, Garry and Brigitte, Dawn and Warwick Dahlberg (Whangarei), and Carol and Andrew Karl (Wellington).  A much…

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QUILTER, Christopher Paul (Chris):

Passed away on April 19 2017

Peacefully in Wanganui, on 19 April 2017, aged 63 years. Much loved Dad of Jim and Jo. Loved son of the late James and Anne, and dearly loved brother and brother-in-law of Laurie and the late Patricia Hocquard; Peter,…

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CLEMENTS, Alison Margaret Townshend:

Passed away on April 15 2017

Peacefully on 15th April 2017 in her 86th year.   Adored Ali of the late Stan and much loved Mother and Mother-in-law of Patsy and Grant Carruthers and Bo and the late Alistair Polson.  Fun loving Grandma to Mark, James,…

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Watson, Trevor Ivor:

Passed away on April 15 2017

Passed away peacefully at home on Saturday 15 April 2017.
Beloved husband of Veronica.
Loved father of Gareth, David, and Karen, and their partners.
A much loved Grandad of his 6 grandchildren.
In lieu of…

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Dear, Zena Marie:

Passed away on April 14 2017

Peacefully on Friday 14 April 2017 (on Good Friday) at Summerset Village Whanganui.  Beloved wife of 64 years of John.  Much loved Mum of Jen and Len, Chris, Dave and Pam, and Roz and Martin.  Treasured Grandma Zena of…

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SIMPSON, Tavin Davis.

Passed away on April 02 2017

07.01.2017 – 02.04.2017
With love from your mum and dad
Jessica and Kurt.
To our strong courageous boy,
who fought so hard.
We will love you forever
“May The Force Be With You”.

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GRAHAM, Sharon Louise:

Passed away on March 31 2017

Peacefully surrounded by family on 31st of March 2017, aged 44 years. Treasured and much loved daughter of Barbara and Colin. Adored little sister of Andy and Tenera, and Debbie, and a much loved aunt of all her nieces…

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Kitney, Karin Elisabeth:

Passed away on March 30 2017

Passed away peacefully on 30 March 2017 at Broadview Rest Home Whanganui, in her 75th year. Dearly loved wife and best friend of Neil. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Graham, Elisabeth and Kerry. Special mother-in-law of Cherie. Cherished Omi…

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