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Lacy, Douglas Ronald (Doug)

Passed away on June 27 2015

On 27th June 2015, peacefully in Wanganui Hospital holding the hand of a loved one. Cherished best friend and very loved husband of Brenda. Treasured Dad of Patrick, Judith and Peter, (the late) Carolyn, Ivan and Jipsy, Glen, and…

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Rourangi, Weeti Tuatahi (Apotoro Rehita) (Jim) (ex CFO Ratana) QSM

Passed away on June 27 2015

Peacefully in Hospice Wanganui, on Saturday 27 June 2015, aged 82 years. Much loved husband of Kataraina (Bubsy). Loved Dad of (the late) Vesta, Rihari, Wiremu and Yvonne, James (Bimbo) and Matauria. Loved Poua of all his mokopuna. Jim's…

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Vettise, Wendy Elizabeth

Passed away on June 26 2015

Passed away peacefully after a short illness on Friday 26 June 2015. Dearly loved wife of the late John. Loved mother and mother in law of Marcus and Shelley, and Paul and Raama. Cherished grandmother of Dominic, Adam, Nicole,…

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Dent, David Allan

Passed away on June 26 2015

On 26th June 2015, our incredible Husband, Dad, Gramps, role model and friend, left us to join the angels, surrounded by his loving family and God. Sole Mate of Lynn; cherished Dad of Glenda and Lloyd, Meryl and Gavin;…

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Rawhiti, Mauriora Michael (Mike)

Passed away on June 23 2015

Passed peacefully into the arms of Ihoa surrounded by his loving whanau on the 23 June 2015, aged 65 years. Kia whai Kororia, Honore, Hareruia Kia Ihoa o nga mano, Matua, Tama, Wairua-tapu me nga Anahera Pono me te…

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Williams, Michael David

Passed away on June 21 2015

Passed away peacefully in Hospice Wanganui, on Sunday 21 June 2015. Dearly loved husband of Julie. Dearly loved father and father in law of (the late) Paul and Claire, Angela and Maria, and Katie and Andrew. Much loved Grandad…

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Penman, Paul D’Arcy

Passed away on June 20 2015

Passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, at Hospice Wanganui on Saturday 20 June. Much loved husband of Betty for 65 years, much loved and loving Dad of Judi and Garth Dean, Robert and Ngaire, Henny and Lawrie Loveday,…

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Brown-Hall, Jypsy-Jive: 12/08/1997 – 13/06/2015

Passed away on June 13 2015

Treasured daughter of Juanita and Luke Hall. Beloved sister of Jade, Dani, Jesse, Jacob, and Jahliah. Cherished Aunty of Elahndra, and Azariah. Beautiful Taonga Moko of Koro Syd and Nanny Terehia, and Koro Taia and Nanny Kath. Loved and…

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Hemi, Te Oranga Girlie (nee Nepia):

Passed away on June 12 2015

Passed away peacefully in Whanganui Hospital, on Friday 12 June 2015, surrounded by her loving whanau.  Beloved wife of the late Eruera Hemi. Loved mother of Reo and Celia, Jess, Thomas and Mayda, Brenda and Terry, Hep and Muffet,…

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Boult, Helen Margaret (nee Baker):

Passed away on June 11 2015

Born 3rd September 1950, passed away peacefully at Whanganui Hospital Thursday 11th June 2015 in the presence of loving friends.
Birth mother of Susan/Bridget, loved eldest daughter of Fred & Marie Baker. Sister to five brothers and five…

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Blue, Doreen Elsie:

Passed away on June 10 2015

Passed away peacefully in Whanganui, on Wednesday 10 June 2015, aged 87 years. Beloved wife of the late Rod Blue. Cherrished mother of Carolin and Simon Reweti, Reg and Sharon Blue, and Diane and Ross Jackson. Much loved Nana…

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Challis, Roy Vivian

Passed away on June 09 2015

On Tuesday 9 June 2015 in Wanganui, formerly of Featherston, in his 83rd year. Dearly loved husband of Ena for 57 years.  Much loved father and father-in-law of Jackie and Shaun, Peter and Judie, Catherine and Mick (UK), Teresa…

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Hodder, Allan Arthur:

Passed away on June 09 2015

Peacefully in Wanganui Hospital, on Tuesday 9th June 2015, surrounded by his family,  in his 95th year.  Dearly loved husband for 71 years of Jean.  Most wonderful father and father-in-law of Doug and Ann, Alison and Dick Denyer, and…

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McCarthy, Michael Nicholas (J.P):

Passed away on June 08 2015

Died suddenly but peacefully in Wellington on Monday 8 June 2015. Beloved and respected husband of Judy. Loving and proud father of Trin, and Sam. Eldest son of the late Tom and Inez. Loved brother and brother in law…

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Tuwhangai, Rangi Leonard:

Passed away on June 08 2015

Peacefully at his home on 8 June 2015, aged 38 years. Much loved eldest son of the late Rose and Tamahou. Loved step son of Kevin; and whangai son of Sonny and Daphne. Big brother to all the Tuwhangai…

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Tate, Beulah Catherine

Passed away on June 07 2015

Peacefully in Wanganui on 7 June 2015, 5 days prior to her 89th birthday. A special and much loved Mum of John, Colin and Vicky, Merv and Sandra, and Vicki and Avon McDonald. Cherished Nana of Daniel, and Olivia;…

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Watson, Sallie

Passed away on June 05 2015

Peacefully in Masonic Court, on 5 June 2015, aged 85 years. Dearly loved wife of Watty.
A much loved Mum of Richard and Ruth, Brenda and John Martin, and Olive Redfern. A special cousin of Tom and Christiane…

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Ihaia-Tui, Kenneth

Passed away on June 03 2015

Suddenly in Whanganui on 3 June 2015, aged 58. Loved son of James and Erana Tui. Much loved Dad of Ricci, Jasmine, Te Ngo, and Hemi. Loving Koro of all his mokopuna. Sadly missed by all his whanau. A…

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Kennedy, Emily Jane (Emma):

Passed away on June 01 2015

Suddenly in Wanganui.  Loved daughter of Barrie and (the late) Gaye.  Loved sister of Tessa, Brigid, Lucy, and Marie.
Friends are invited to join Emma’s family to celebrate  Mass in St Marys Catholic Church, Guyton Street Wanganui, on…

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Wallace, Alan:

Passed away on June 01 2015

Peacefully at Kowhainui Rest Home on 1 June 2015, surrounded by his family, in his 100th year. Dearly loved husband of the late Jean. Loved father and father in law of Ross and Pam, Elizabeth and Terry Day, Christine…

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Scott, Ewen Kirkland

Passed away on May 26 2015

Passed away peacefully at Broadview Resthome on Tuesday 26 May 2015, surrounded by his family. Loved husband of the late Fay. Loved father of Gary, Raymond, Neil, and Colin, and their families. Special thanks to Julie and Grant for…

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Hina, Judith Te Rangimarie (Judy):  1/3/1962 - 24/5/2015.

Passed away on May 24 2015

Passed away peacefully at her home.
Beloved daughter of the late Tom and Ellen Hina.
Loved partner to Trev, and mother of Maraea and Mannie, Kylie and Lance, Jennifer and Reihana.  Treasured Nanny to Gizaria, Jaequon, Savanah,…

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Wilson, Niel (Willie):

Passed away on May 24 2015

Suddenly at his home, on Sunday 24 May 2015, aged 75 years. Loved husband of Tai. Much loved Dad of Jacko, (the late) William, (the late) Niel and Sally, Donna and Andrew Hiri, and Tiffany and Jamie Robinson. Loving…

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Williamson, Brenda Winifred Rae

Passed away on May 24 2015

Rae departed this life, composed and serene, aged 81.
Loved wife of Peter Reith for 59 years, mother of Jenny and Rod Jones, Robin Williamson and Grant Hartell, and Heather Williamson. Grandmother to Sarah and Fabian Krivan, Scott…

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Amer, Judith May (nee Glover);

Passed away on May 20 2015

Peacefully at home on the 20th of May 2015, aged 81 years. Dearly loved wife of the late John and Mum of Andrew and Shelley, Lyndsay and Paul, and Blair and Sharon.  Treasured Grandma of Cody and Dakoda; Makuini…

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Williams, Keith Ian

Passed away on May 19 2015

Peacefully at Broadview Hospital, on 19 May 2015; aged 84 years. Cherished husband and friend of Christine, Dad and Stepdad of Wendy Thompson, Donna Kendal, and Vicky Boswell. A loved Grandad of his 10 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.View Notice

Archibald. Carola Anne Sassfield

Passed away on May 19 2015

Peacefully in Wanganui, on 19 May 2015, aged 78 years.
Rest In Peace.
Much loved wife of the late Bill.  Dearly loved Mum of Heather and David, Marie, Billy, Donna, (the late) Carl, (the late) Stefan, Melanie,…

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Edwards; Lesley Roopu

Passed away on May 15 2015

Passed away peacefully in Wanganui Hospital on Friday 15 May 2015 surrounded by her loving whanau.
Loved partner of Alan. Mother of Devon, & Moses and Braxton.
loved daughter of the late Piki & Sophina. Loved sister…

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Matthews, Vivien John

Passed away on May 14 2015

Passed away suddenly in Wanganui. Dearly loved eldest son of Dave (Blackey), and step-son of Donna Matthews. Son of Corinna Hadfield.
Cherished father of Kaiyah, Zane, and Corvette.
Loved grandson of the late Vivian and Pauline Matthews,…

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Town, Jennifer Susan:  Town, Zane William:

Passed away on May 09 2015

Tragically taken from us on 9 May 2015.
Dearly loved wife, and son of Willie.
Loved mother, and brother of Rachel, Nicole, and Hayden. Grandmother, and uncle to Lucas. Loved daughter, and grandson of Denys and Felicity…

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Wilson, Heather Margaret

Passed away on May 06 2015

Passed away peacefully in Springvale Manor, Wanganui, on Wednesday 6 May 2015. Loved wife of the late Don. Loved mother and mother in law of Roger and Shauna, Debbie and Kerry, Julie and Peter, Rachael and Chris, and the…

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Gower-James, Mark

Passed away on May 06 2015

Suddenly on 6th May 2015.  Loved husband of Nicola, and much loved Dad of Kate, Anna, and Sarah.  Loved son and son in law of John and Ailsa, and David and Rosemae Sewell. Loved brother of Wanda, Megan, and…

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George Richard Clark:

Passed away on May 02 2015

Loving husband of Pat. Sadly passed away at home on 2nd May, just short of their 65th wedding anniversary. Loving dad of Carolyn and Philip Eades, Craig and Jenny, Sue, Tracy and Al Luoni. Treasured Poppa of Dion and…

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McLean, Joan Josephine (nee Burgess):

Passed away on April 26 2015

Passed away peacefully at Kowhainui Hospital, Whanganui on Sunday, 26 April 2015, in her 80th year. A devoted wife of 58 years to Murray and a wonderful mother to Gavin, and Debs. Loved granddaughter of Amy Hill and very…

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Dobbyn, Arthur James (Jim):

Passed away on April 26 2015

28-04-1938 to 26-04-2015. Passed away peacefully surrounded by family.  Loved husband of Nancye, loved father and father-in-law of Tony, Grant, Kerry, Michelle and Bruce Stubbs (Warkworth).  Loved Grandad of Nicholas, Hamish, Sam, Cassandrea, and Blake.  Great Grandfather of Jax. …

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Channon, Muriel (Midge):

Passed away on April 25 2015

Passed away peacefully on 25th April 2015 in her 84th year.  Dearly loved wife and friend of John for 62 years.  Much loved mother and mother-in-law of John and Cherry, Susan and Simon Moore, and Gillian and Michael Tallott. …

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Brewer, Margaret (nee McIntyre):

Passed away on April 25 2015

Peacefully in Wanganui Hospital, on 25th  April 2015, after a short illness.  Loved wife of the late Colin. Dearly loved and loving mother of (the late) Heather, Cheryl and Greg Hughes, and Duncan. Proud Nana of Justine, Cameron, Ryan,…

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Cameron, Kathleen Evelyn Christine

Passed away on April 21 2015

Peacefully passed away at Wanganui Hospital, on April 21, 2015.
Rest In Peace 
Dearly loved wife for 63 years of Alan Hugh Cameron. Cherished mother of Clare, John, Neil, and Ann.  Survived by her sister Peggi (Savu…

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Bettridge, Marjorie Pearl

Passed away on April 16 2015

Passed peacefully at Kowhainui Rest Home on Thursday 16th April 2015, aged 90.  Much loved sister and sister-in-law of (the late) Ron and Frances, (the late) John and Nancy, and (the late) Nancy.  A loved and special Aunt.

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Hipango, Eileen Mary

Passed away on April 16 2015

Passed away peacefully in Wanganui on 16 April 2015, aged 77. Loved mother and grandmother who cherished and loved her whanau. Eileen will lie at home in Putiki until Sunday when a service will be held at the Cleveland…

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Minifie, David James:

Passed away on April 16 2015

21.03.1951 - 16.04.2015
Loved brother of Paul, (the late) Max, and Anne.
Loved son of the late Mabs and Doug.
Loved father of Christian, and Karissa.
Loved uncle to Sara, and Kristy.
Thank you…

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Gisby, Murray

Passed away on April 15 2015

Passed away peacefully at home, on Wednesday 15 April 2015, aged 63 years. Loved partner of the late Evelyn. Loved father of (the late) Danny, Andre, Murray Jnr, and James. A much loved Grandpa. In accordance with Murray's wishes…

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Frith, Margaret Joan (nee Hammond):

Passed away on April 14 2015

Born in Wanganui on 8 March 1952. Taken from us far too soon after a very couragous battle with cancer on 14 April 2015 aged a young 63 years. Dearly loved wife for 45 years of Brian.  Cherished mother…

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Staples, Phillip John (Phil, “Happy”):

Passed away on April 12 2015

Peacefully in Springvale Manor, on Sunday 12 April 2015, aged 83 years.
loving husband of Wilma for 57 years.
Loved and loving Dad of Jenny, Graeme (Spyda) and Rachael, Krissy and Andrew, and Ian and Sue. Adored…

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Haddon, Audrey Kahurangi (nee Poihipi):

Passed away on April 12 2015

Passed away peacefully surrounded by her family in Whanganui Hospital, on 12 April 2015, aged 81 years.
Loved wife of Mahia Taiaroa (Windy). Loved Mum and mother in law of Karen and Steve, Char, Thomas, Jim and Merril,…

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Ross, Irene Mae:

Passed away on April 05 2015

Passed away suddelny in Wanganui Hospital, on Sunday 5 April 2015. Dearly loved wife of Colin. Loved mother and mother in law of Brian and Joanne (Brisbane), Alan and Sue (Christchurch), Anne and Colin (Wellington). Loved Nana of Fergus;…

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Clifton-Williams, Deidre Margaret

Passed away on April 04 2015

Passed away peacefully at home on Saturday 4 April, 2015, aged 50 years, after a long illness.
Deidre will be sadly missed by her best friends Gavin, and their daughter Rose. Also by her step daughters Mellissa, and…

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Clifton-Williams, Deidre Margaret

Passed away on April 04 2015

Passed away peacefully at home on Saturday 4 April, 2015, aged 50 years, after a long illness.
Deidre will be sadly missed by her best friends Gavin, and their daughter Rose. Also by her step daughters Mellissa, and…

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Minifie, Max Leslie:

Passed away on April 01 2015

Peacefully in Wanganui Hospital on 1 April 2015 after a short illness, aged 65. Loved father of Sara, and Shaun; and Paul Barker. Loving Grandad to Josh, Maggie, and Taine. Loved brother of Paul, David, and Anne and loving…

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Thompson, Raymond (Ray):

Passed away on March 27 2015

Passed away peacefully in Palmerston North Hospital, on Friday 27 March 2015, after a short illness. Loved husband of Claudine. loved father and father in law of Kiri and Ollie, Maia, Nathan and Kane, Huia and Sarah, and Wiremu…

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Tindle, Elva (nee Miles):

Passed away on October 30 2014

Born in Marton on 19th November 1925 and passed away in Ashburton on 30th October 2014.   A memorial service for Elva  will be held in the Cleveland Chapel, 179 Ingestre Street, Wanganui, on Saturday 18th April 2015, at 1:00pm.

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