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Wilks, Jennifer (nee Laurenson):

Passed away on April 22 2016

Passed away Friday 22nd April, in her 80th year.
Loved wife and soul mate of the late Ian Wilks, much loved mother of Chris, Julie and the late Anne, mother in law of Sue, and loved sister of…

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Fleming, Eileen Anne: (nee Power)

Passed away on April 16 2016

On her own terms on Saturday 16 April 2016.
Loved mother and  mother-in-law of Malcolm and Gina, Kate and John; Nana of Sean; Nick, and Laura.
In accordance with Eileen's wishes a private service has been held.

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Cribb, Jack

Passed away on April 14 2016

Passed away on the 14th April 2016 at Whanganui Base Hospital. Much loved husband of Lyn. and Dad to Patrick, Susan, Jacqueline, and Stanley Buster. Granddad to Delysia, Dayna, Jessie, Hope, Michael, Shaun, and Nick.  Great-Granddad of Zachary, Isaiah,…

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Coombe, Bernard George John:

Passed away on April 13 2016

Passed away peacefully in Kowhainui Rest Home, on Wednesday 13 April 2016. Loved husband of the late Antje.
Loved father and father in law of Nieske and Ray Hutchison, Kathleen and Bob Kelley, and the late George.

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Rokena, (Puki) Moana

Passed away on April 11 2016

Gone to Ihoa on 11 April 2016.  Sister of Dudah, Tarbo, Hali, and Jack.  Nana to many moko.  Loved friend of Girlie and Paul.  Special aunty and friend to many.  A Ringaringa Waewae now at rest.
Moana's funeral…

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Longshaw, Jeff:

Passed away on April 08 2016

In Wanganui, on 8 April 2016, with family at his side. Dearly loved husband of Carolyn and the late Cushla.
Much loved Dad of Megan and Willam, Derek and Rene, Julie and Steven, Mel and Stu, Jenny and…

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Shand, Irene Patricia (Pat):

Passed away on April 08 2016

 Shand, Irene Patricia (Pat): 12.4.1925 - 8.4.2016

Beloved sister and sister in law of Leith and Elspeth Shand.  Loved aunt of Kristine and Peter (Wellington), Bevan (Perth), and Tonia and Greg Hoobin (Wanganui).
Loved Great Aunt of…

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O’Leary Rose Theresa

Passed away on April 06 2016

passed away peacefully at Jane Winstone, Wanganui, on 6 April 2016, aged 92. Dearly loved wife of the late Tim O’Leary (Fordell) and much loved mother of Hannah and Colin (dec) Brown, Palmerston North; Ellen and Richard Haden (both…

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Brownbridge, Margaret Josephine

Passed away on April 05 2016

Peacefully in St Johns Hill Health Care, on Tuesday 5 April 2016, aged 85 years.
Rest In Peace.
Dearly loved wife of the late Harold. Beloved mother to Teresa and Steve, Neil and Linda, Peter and Lynda,…

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Foy, Pamela Jane (Pam):

Passed away on April 03 2016

Passed away in Wanganui, on Sunday 3 April 2016.
Loved daughter of the late Trevor and Miriam (Min) Foy.
Much loved younger sister of Ian and Joan, Ron and Lynne, Glenyss and (the late) Keith Mancktelow.

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Dimes, Barry

Passed away on April 02 2016

Passed away peacefully in Wanganui, on Saturday 2 April 2016.
Loved husband of the late Bev.
Loved father and father in law of Denise and Kevin, Lyn and Sean, and Julie and Lewis.
Loved Grandad and…

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Cox, Kerry Grosvenor

Passed away on March 29 2016

Peacefully in Wanganui, aged a magnificent 80 years.  Beloved wife of 59 years of Peter.  Loved and loving "Ma" and mother-in-law of Matthew and Lynne, Simon and Elizabeth, Sarah and Greg, and Jonathan (deceased).  Loved Grandma of all her…

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Cox, Kerry Grosvenor

Passed away on March 29 2016

Peacefully in Wanganui, aged a magnificent 80 years.  Beloved wife of 59 years of Peter.  Loved and loving "Ma" and mother-in-law of Matthew and Lynne, Simon and Elizabeth, Sarah and Greg, and Jonathan (deceased).  Loved Grandma of all her…

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Serkin, Peter Atkinson

Passed away on March 27 2016

Peacefully in Springvale Manor, on Sunday 27 March 2016, aged 72 years. Dearly loved son of the late Paul and Elizabeth, and beloved brother of Sue, and Cathy and Graham Donaldson.  Loved father of Simon, and grandfather of Aden. …

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Serkin, Peter Atkinson

Passed away on March 27 2016

Peacefully in Springvale Manor, on Sunday 27 March 2016, aged 72 years. Dearly loved son of the late Paul and Elizabeth, and beloved brother of Sue, and Cathy and Graham Donaldson.  Loved father of Simon, and grandfather of Aden. …

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Rangi, Jill Margaret

Passed away on March 26 2016

In loving memory of Jill, aged 68, Who died on Friday 26 March 2016 after losing her battle with cancer. A strong and caring women.
Loved wife of Maia, Mother to David (deceased), Lawrence, Kerry, and Angela and…

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Omundsen, Keith Raymond

Passed away on March 16 2016

Suddenly at home in Marton. Aged 69 years.  Loved Dad of Andrew, and Raymond.  Grandad of Jaylee.  Brother of Des, Neil, and  Gary.   A special uncle and friend.
A service to remember Keith will be held in the…

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Roach, Rosa Judith (nee Walter):

Passed away on March 12 2016

Passed away peacefully at Whanganui Hospital, on 12 March 2016, aged 88 years. Much loved wife of the late Howie.  Treasured Mum of Linda and Peter, Phillip and Gayle, Meagan, Bennett and Cathy, and Marty and Tracey.  An adored…

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Hoskin, Harvey John

Passed away on March 08 2016

On 8 March 2016 at Whanganui. Treasured best friend and very loved husband of Doreen (formerly Carter)
Respected Dad and father in law of Alan and Rosalie, Fiona and Peter Wheeldon, David and Karyn, Graham and Liz. Loving…

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Drake, Barbara Joan

Passed away on February 27 2016

Passed away peacefully in Hospice Wanganui, on Saturday 27 February 2016. Loved wife of Peter. Loved daughter of (the late) Daphne and Ted Stewart.  Loved sister of (the late) Barry, twin sister of (the late) Graeme, and Kevin (Johnsonville).View Notice

Frericks, Freerk (Fred)

Passed away on February 26 2016

Taken into the arms of our Lord on Friday 26th February 2016.  Beloved husband of Tineke for 46 years.  Much loved Dad of Petra and Mike, Frids and Jane, Mervyn and Catherine, Beau and Jackie, Jonathan, and Lieze and…

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Thompson, James Naera (Jim)

Passed away on February 24 2016

Passed away surrounded by his family  on Wednesday 24 February 2016, aged 70.  Treasured partner of Jenny, dearly loved father of (the late) Tracey, Char, Jimmy, (the late) Miranda, and Riki.  Loved Papa to his many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

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Dean, Nola Barbara Elizabeth (nee Bell)

Passed away on February 20 2016

Peacefully in Wanganui Hospital, on Saturday 20 February 2016, aged 83 years.
Dearly loved wife and best Pal of Bryan. Loved and adored Mum of Alison (Antarctica), Brenda and Graeme Whitworth, and Lorraine and Stephen Crowe ( Adelaide).…

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Sergent, Henry Charles:

Passed away on February 13 2016

Peacefully in St Johns Hill Health Care, on Saturday 13 February 2016, aged 82 years. Much loved husband of the late Joyce. A loved father, father-in-law, Grandpa, and Great Grandpa.
"At rest awaiting the eternal resurrection."
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Swinburne, Ngaire Gwendolyn:

Passed away on February 12 2016

Peacefully in Wanganui on 12 February 2016, aged 90 years.
Much loved Mum of Dereck and Donna (Perth), Diana Gay and Garrie (Perth), and Greg and Lorraine.
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Parkinson, James Field (Jimi):

Passed away on February 11 2016

13.06.36 - 11.02.16
Dear father of Joanne (deceased), Tony, Nathan and Amanda, Shara-Lee and J-me, Tyrone and Hine, and Jordan and Emma.
Grumps to 11 Grandchildren and Great Grumps of 3.
"We love you Dad/Grumps to…

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Littlewood, Marie Helen:  Reg No 24271, Leading Wren, WRNS

Passed away on February 05 2016

Born 1919. The singing Londoner has sung her last verse; on 5 February 2016. Dearest wife of the late Norm. Sweetest Mum of Patsy, Collin, and Sally. The Jolly Nana of 8, and Great Grand-Banana of 5.
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Allen, Arthur Kawau

Passed away on February 05 2016

Died peacefully in New Vista Rest Home, Whanganui, on Friday 5 February 2016.  Much loved son of Lucy Te Kawau Allen and Joseph Allen-Tihu of Whanganui.
Beloved brother and brother in law of Colin and Sue, Brenda and…

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Buck, Michael John (Mike)

Passed away on January 29 2016

Passed away at home on 29 January 2016.
Beloved husband of Ngaire.
Father, step-father, and grandfather.
At Rest.
In accordance with Mike’s wishes a private service has been held.

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Stoop, Jean Mary

Passed away on January 29 2016

Peacefully in Wanganui on Friday 29 January 2016. Loved wife of the late Erol.  Dearly loved mother and mother in law of Graham, Susan and John, and Tony and Chris.  A loved grandmother of Luke and Anna, Holly and…

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Paul, Lilian Betty (Betty)

Passed away on January 28 2016

Of Wanganui and Palmerston North. On Thursday January 28, 2016 peacefully at Nazareth Rest Home, Wanganui, aged 91 years. dearly loved wife of the late Ken. Much loved mother and mother in law of Chris and Carole, and Robin…

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Hobson, Ngaire Donette (nee James)

Passed away on January 27 2016

Unexpectedly in Wanganui, on Wednesday 27 January 2016, aged 74 years. Loved wife of the late Barry. Loving Mum of Keith, Lee, and Kaylene and Brett Flanagan; and much loved Nana of Daniel, and Jake. Loved only daughter of…

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Burrell, Ronald Howard (Ron):

Passed away on January 27 2016

Passed away with Vicki by his side and holding his hand on 27th January 2016, at Wanganui Hospital, in his 83rd year.
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Katene, Pauline Amanda

Passed away on January 26 2016

On 26 January  2016 at Broadview Hospital Wanganui. (40 years young.)
Loved daughter of William and step-daughter of Laura. Loved daughter of Lydia.
Dearest sister of Joseph, and the late Graham.
Pauline will be sadly missed…

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Green, Ronald James (Jim)

Passed away on January 23 2016

Passed away peacefully in Whanganui Hospital on Saturday 23rd January 2016.  Much loved husband of Brenda for 61 years.  Loved father and father-in-law of Debbie and David, Melanie, and David and Heather.  Adored grandfather of Lauren, and Cameron; Lara,…

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Kohu, Dolphy Te Tawhero (Chazzy)

Passed away on January 22 2016

Left us suddenly on 22 January 2016.
Beloved son of the late Carlos, and Leonie (Mum) and Rex (Championn).
Treasured brother of Carlee, and Buba Girl.
Loved grandson of Rangi, (the late) Ripeka Taylor; Dolphy and…

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Griffiths, Frances

Passed away on January 12 2016

Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by extended family and loved ones 12 January 2016. Beautiful wife of Bob. Mother of David, and Andrew. Beloved sister of the late Ken. Grandmother of Olivia, aunt to John, and Lisa. Sister-in-law…

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Yates, Shirley (nee Watson)

Passed away on January 11 2016

In Wanganui  on Monday 11 January 2016, aged 87 years. Loved wife of Vince. Loved mother of David and Jo, Liz and Lloyd Hammond, Trish (Fluety) and Kelvin Hill, and (the late) Robert and Susan.  Loving Nana of her…

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Teki, Robert Teutupoto (Bob)

Passed away on January 10 2016

Passed away peacefully in Wanganui Hospital on Sunday 10 January 2016, aged 77 years. Beloved husband and best mate of Lorraine.
Loved father and father in law of Darrel, (the late) Tommy, Veronique and Mark, Desiree and Andrew,…

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Haddon, Mishelle Kararaina

Passed away on January 09 2016

(18.09.65 – 09.01.16) Passed away peacefully surrounded by whanau  in the caring hands of Hospice Whanganui, on 9th January 2016. Beloved mokopuna of Maaki Rakapa and Oriwa Tahu Potiki Haddon. Loved daughter of Caroline Haddon and Raymond Williamson. Cherished,…

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Timpany, Irene Doris

Passed away on January 09 2016

Passed peacefully in her sleep in Wanganui, aged 92, on Saturday 9th January 2016.  Much loved wife of the late Tom. Mother and mother-in-law of (the late) Rob and (the late) Judith, Sue, Graham and Gay, and Alison.  Grandma…

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MacKenzie, Graham Angus

Passed away on December 30 2015

Died peacefully in New Vista Rest Home, on Wednesday 30 December 2015, aged 85 years. Loved husband of Maureen.
Loved father and father in law of Sharon and Patrick, Allyson, Craig and Linda, and Stephen and Tracey.

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Kawau, Evelyn Christine

Passed away on December 28 2015

Passed peacefully aged 84 years. Loving wife of (the late) Geo Kawau Jnr. Treasured mother of Roimata and Doc, Toni and Thomas, and Renelda. Beloved Nan of Edwina, Kiki, Ngaire, David, Caleb, Karl, Awhina, and Renae. Big Nan to…

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Kearse, Sylvia Joyce

Passed away on December 22 2015

Passed away peacefully at Jane Winstone Retirement Village on Tuesday 15th December 2015, in her 95th year.  Loved wife of (the late) Maurice (Morrie).  Loved mother of Karen and Colin Cairncross, Trevor and Julie, and Bruce and Sue.  Beloved…

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Simcox, Mona Helen (Helen)

Passed away on December 20 2015

Passed away peacefully in Wanganui on Sunday 20 December 2015.
Loved wife of the late Guy Simcox.
Loved mother of Brian and Linda, Graeme and Chris, (the late) Murray, Nigel and Catherine (Toowoomba), and Ian and Donna.…

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Tunua, Maxwell Maia (Max)

Passed away on December 20 2015

Matua Tama-Wairua Tapu Me nga Anahera Pono, Me te mangai Ae.
Passed away peacefully in Whanganui on Sunday 20 December 2015.
Dearly loved husband of the late Pikiora.
Loved father of Veronica and Leon, Mary and…

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Hare, Gerald James

Passed away on December 20 2015

Peacefully at his home at Te Rama Maxwell, on 20th December 2015, aged 65 years.
Very special friend and husband of Jilly. Dad of Alexandra, Edward, and the late Gretchen. He died as he lived surrounded by the…

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Hardaker-Robson, Noeleen Frances (nee Higgins):

Passed away on December 18 2015

Peacefully in Virginia Lodge on 18 December 2015, aged 85 years.  Loved wife of (the late) Clem Hardaker, and Tom Robson.  Much loved Mum of Bev and Wally Franklin-Browne, Brian and Bronwyn Hardaker, and Alan and Anne Hardaker.  A…

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Kerslake, Brian Edward

Passed away on December 17 2015

22/12/1926 – 17/12/2015. Finally at rest with his beloved wife Milly. Loved father and father in law of Jenny and John Whitley, Pauline and Blue Neilson, and Brenda and Bernie Hyland. Also loved and missed by his grandchildren Sam,…

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