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HOLLOWAY, Dorothy May, (Dot) (nee Ander).

Passed away on February 15 2018

Suddenly at home on 15th February 2018 Aged 94 years. Much loved wife of the Late Fred. Dearly loved Mum of Trish (Pat) and Bill Parkinson, Gail McKellar, John and Anne, and Robyn and Phil Rose. Loving Nana Dot…

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CLARK, Ross David (Ox):

Passed away on February 13 2018

Suddenly at home on 13 February 2018, aged 69. Much loved husband of Jan. Loved Dad of Jodi and Geoff, Nikki and Tim, and Kaden and Belinda. Loving Grandad of Beatrix, and Leo. Loved son of Shirley and the…

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Rhodes, Diane:

Passed away on February 11 2018

Peacefully  on Sunday, 11th February 2018, aged 73.  Loved eldest daughter of the late Vi and Bob Mogridge.  Much loved wife of Bruce for 50 years.  Loved Mum of Karen and Rob Sewell, Debbie and Karl Gibbs, and Rhys…

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WILSON, Nona Inez,

Passed away on February 05 2018

Passed away peacefully at home in Wanganui on Monday 5 February 2018.
Loved wife of Les. Loved Mum of Graham, Wayne, Lewis, Peter, and Leone.
Loved Nana to many. Loved mother in law of Robyn, Noeline, and…

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OSBORNE. Jack Gilbert:

Passed away on February 05 2018

Peacefully in Wanganui, on 5th February 2018, aged 87 years.
Special friend of Noeleen, and husband of (the late) Jean, and Olwyn.  Much loved Dad of Lynn and Allan Westerman, Rex, Sharyn and Rick Cooke, and Riki. Awesome…

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BROCK, Norma Frances:

Passed away on February 03 2018

At Elderslea Rest Home, Upper Hutt, on 3rd February 2018.  Late of Wanganui, aged 78 years. Loved wife and soul mate of the late Gordon, loved mother and mother-in-law of Debbie and Greg Hayne, Wendy McCarrison and the late…

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TAKIARI, Arthur Pohe Barrett (Borbin):

Passed away on February 03 2018

Born 29 October 1939 in Hangatiki, Waitomo.  Raised at Pohatuiri and Ratana Paa.  Son of the late Tate Uwaiterangi Turner-Barrett (Mum) and Paipa Takiari Green (Dad).  Husband of the late Piki Te Ora Tawaroa Takiari of Kaiwhaiki Marae. Brother…

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Smith, Merle Valma:

Passed away on February 01 2018

Joined her late husband, Jack, on Thursday, 1st February 2018.  Cherished Mum of  Dianne Anderson, Lee Tindle, and Janine Rider.  Loved mother-in-law, Nana, Great-Nana, sister, aunty, and friend to all of her special people.  Thanks to all the people…

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ANDREWS, Ormond Joseph (Ormie)

Passed away on January 29 2018

Peacefully at Whanganui Hospital on 29 January 2018.
Loved husband of Barbara, and loved father of Julene (Whitianga).
Loved step-father and mate of Shaun Barry (New Plymouth), and the late Kim Barry.
Loved Grandad of Zoe,…

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DENMAN, Wayne John.

Passed away on January 27 2018

In Wanganui on 27th January 2018, after a short illness, aged 60 years. Much loved and adored husband of Debbie. Dearly loved Dad of Carl and Patricia, and Nicola. A loving Poppa and Gooba of Lilly, Willow; Caprice; and…

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MURDOCH, Frederick Raymond, (Ray)

Passed away on January 27 2018

Passed away peacefully in Duart Hospital, Havelock North, on Saturday 27 January 2018.
Loved Father and Father in-law of Rod and Lynda, and Terry and Annette.
Loved Granddad and Granddad-in-law of Carrie and Andrew, Tania and Damon,…

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Wilkinson, William Barry (Barry):

Passed away on January 24 2018

Passed away peacefully in Whanganui Hospital on Wednesday 24 January 2018, aged 78 Years. Loved husband of Kathleen for 57 years. Loved father and father in law of Alison and Martin Hogan, and Simon and Jill (Invercargill). Much loved…

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HAMMOND, Craig Leslie:

Passed away on January 22 2018

 Passed away peacefully on 22nd January 2018 in Wanganui Hospice,  after a courageous battle, aged 59. Dearly loved husband of Sue, much loved father of James & Julia. Dearly loved son of Joyce and the late Graham. Loved brother…

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CARTWRIGHT, Maud Florence.

Passed away on January 21 2018

 Peacefully in Wanganui on  21st January  Aged 94. Much loved wife of the late Trevor. Dearly loved Mum and mother in law of Ruth and Brian Ahern, Beverley Aves, and Lynn and Colin Farquharson. Loved Nana of her 7…

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SADLER, Garry

Passed away on January 20 2018

Passed peacefully in Wanganui on Saturday, 20th January 2018, aged 79 years.  A loved son, brother and uncle, a friend to those who knew him.
In accordance with Garry’s wishes a private farewell has been held.

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MACKENZIE, Maureen Theo

Passed away on January 20 2018

Peacefully in New Vista Rest Home, on Saturday, 20th January 2018, aged 92 years.  Wife of the late Graham.  Loved mother and mother-in-law of Sharon and Patrick, Allyson, Craig and Linda, and Stephen and Tracey.  Loved Nanny and Great-Nan.View Notice

MAEL, William (Bill):

Passed away on January 19 2018

Passed peacefully  with his family by his side in Wanganui  on Friday, 19 January 2018.   Beloved husband of the late Floss.   Much loved father and father-in-law of Malcolm and the late Jackie (Australia), Dave and Maree, Trev and Milet…

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Laird Elin

Passed away on January 18 2018

Passed away peacefully at Jane Winstone on 18 January 2018. Devoted wife of the late Ray. Much loved Mum of (the late) Malcolm and Bev, Julie and Patrick O’Leary, Craig and Bronwyn, and Christine and Dave Bolland. A loving…

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PSAROUDAKIS, Emanouil Manolis

Passed away on January 17 2018

A precious star that shared his light with everyone. Manolis is at home, 11 Matai Street. Tangi Monday 22nd January at 11am.

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ALLISON, Allen Frederick

Passed away on January 15 2018


Passed away peacefully in Broadview Hospital on 15 January 2018, aged 86 years. Dearly loved husband of Valerie (Val). Much loved Dad of Margaret and Stewart (Perth), Sandra and Geoff Roberts (Mangamahu), and Jennifer (Jenny) and Michael…

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WOON. Delphina Anaera Moe Uru (George,Hori)

Passed away on January 11 2018

Passed away peacefully surrounded by all her whanau in Wellington Hospital on the 11th January 2018 aged 69 years.
Dearly loved mother, mother in law of James, Victoria and Buffy, Mary, Henry and Gary, Sonny , Ngareta, Delphina…

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HODSON. Gweneth Muriel:

Passed away on January 10 2018

Passed away peacefully at her home on January 10 2018. Much loved wife of Issac Tex, dearly loved mother of Nigel, Evan, and Maurice. Loving Grandmother to her cherished grandchildren. Loyal companion too many family and friends who were…

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O’DONNELL, Margaret Alison,

Passed away on January 09 2018

Peacefully in Wanganui Hospital on 9th January 2018, aged 73 years. Loved wife of the late Charlie. Dearly loved only daughter of the late Stewart and Alison Frame, and much loved sister and sister-in-law of Ian and Annie Frame.…

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FARRER Jennie Diana (Jen), (formerly McGrail)

Passed away on January 09 2018

Passed away on Tuesday 9th January in her 91st year.
Much loved partner and friend of Neil Farrer for 38 years
Much loved Mum of Max and the late Jenni McGrail (Wanganui), Hayden and Lyn McGrail (Masterton),…

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SHERLOCK, Lawrence Roland, (Laurie)

Passed away on January 09 2018

Passed away peacefully at the Summerset Care Centre on Tuesday, 9th January 2018.
Loved husband of the late Nell.
Loved father of Bruce, Graham, Peter, Lynley, and their partners Marcia, Jeanette, Lynda, and David.
Loved Grandad…

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MCINTYRE, Phyllis Edith, (Phyll)

Passed away on January 08 2018

Passed away peacefully at Lady Joy Rest Home on Monday 8 January 2018.
Loved mother and mother in law of Dianne and Bruce, John and Colleen, and Wayne and Linda.
Loved Grandma and Great Grandma of all…

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TURNER: Brian Lawrence,

Passed away on January 04 2018

Passed at home on 4 January 2018 surrounded by love and now at peace. Much loved BT of Karyn (KT). Much loved and treasured Dad of David, and Tiffiney and Henry. Loved Step-Dad of Megan and Mike, and Jodi…

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PICKERSGILL, Rosemarie Louise.

Passed away on January 03 2018

Peacefully passed away after a short illness on 3 January 2018 aged 70 years with family beside her at Wanganui Hospice. Dearly loved wife of the late Carl (2015) for 42 years. Most cherished mother and mother-in-law of Nicholas…

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Bullo’t, Cecilia Beatrice:

Passed away on January 01 2018

Passed peacefully in Wanganui on Monday 1st January 2018.  Loved wife of the late Eben Watson Briggs, and the late William Bullo't.  Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of (the late) Bruce and Glenice Briggs.  Loved Nana of Naomi, Rebecca,…

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FORREST; Kenneth Trevor (Trevor)

Passed away on December 31 2017

Passed peacefully at Kowhainui Rest Home on 31 December 2017. Loved husband of the late Shirley.
Loved father and father in law of Louise & Neil, Mary-Lynne & Grant, Karen, Lisa & Ken, Kenneth & Lisa and Erin.…

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Johnson, Marion Elizabeth:

Passed away on December 31 2017

Passed away peacefully in Kowhainui Hospital Wanganui on 31 December 2017, in her 89th year. A wonderful and loving wife to Colin. Devoted Mum of Keith. A much loved sister and sister in law, and aunty to all her…

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DAVIES Michael John (MIKE)

Passed away on December 30 2017

Passed away peacefully at his sons home on 30 December 2017 with his family at his bedside at the age of 83.Devoted husband and soulmate of Vi for 61 years.  Respected father and father-in-law of Mike and Jan, Paul…

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PAKI, John Hone Hamiora Piripi:

Passed away on December 27 2017

Passed away peacefully at Broadview Rest Home  on 27th December 2017.  Loving  husband of the late Lavinia Paki.  Beloved father of all his children, moko’s, brothers and sister, nieces and nephews.
A service for John will be held…

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STOCKS, Jeffrey Graham:

Passed away on December 22 2017

Passed overnight peacefully at Lady Joy Resthome, Wanganui on Friday 22nd December 2017, in his 70th year. Loved father of Tim Stocks, and Lizzy Brooks-Mann, father in law to Rodney Brooks-Mann, treasured Granddad of Lily and Poppy. A friend…

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SMITH, Vinora Brown:

Passed away on December 21 2017

 In Wanganui  on 21st December 2017, aged 88 years. Much loved wife of the late Bill.  Dearly  loved Mother to  Janette and Glynn McGregor, and  Gordon and Leah.  Loving Gangi and Grandma of Suzy, Karen, and Douglas; Iain; and…

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ANDREW, John Brian (Jack):

Passed away on December 21 2017

Passed peacefully in Broadview Rest Home, Wanganui,  on Thursday, 21st December 2017,  aged 85 years.   Much loved  father of Jackie Ragan, and Brian Andrew,  father-in-law of Phil, and Jo-Ellen.  Loving Grandad of Kimberley, Scott, Beckett, and Brenick; and treasured…

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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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BELL, Jocelyn Margaret:

Passed away on December 01 2017

Peacefully at home in Wanganui after a long battle with Parkinson’s Disease on Friday, 1st December 2017. Aged 80 years. Beloved wife of Ian. Loved mother and mother in law of David and Megan, and Peter. Cherished Lala and…

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