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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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Bennett, Patrick Joseph (Patu, Pat):

Passed away on March 25 2015

Peacefully at home on 25 March 2015, surrounded by his family aged 82 years. Dearly loved husband of June for 56 years. Cherished father and father in law of Bronwyn Poulson, Jo-Ann and Mark White; Richard and Lisa, and…

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Coles, Terry:

Passed away on March 25 2015

Passed away suddenly in Wanganui on 25th March 2015 in his 77th year.  Loving husband and best friend of Leonie for 53 years, Father and Father-in-law of Grahame and Shayley, and Leanne and Dean.  Much loved Grandfather to Matthew,…

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Church, Divinia Tahei (nee Bennett):

Passed away on March 22 2015

Born in Taihape on 26 January 1937-  passed away peacefully in Whanganui on 22 March 2015. After a short illness our Kuia passed over to join with all those she loved who were waiting for her.
Much loved…

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FLETT John

Passed away on March 19 2015

On 19 March in Wanganui Hospital. Much loved husband and best mate of Lyn (and the late Ruth). Fondly loved Dad & Father in law of Kenneth & Nina, Ross & Fiona, and David; and his grandchildren John Ross,…

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Hamilton, Ian James:

Passed away on March 18 2015

With great disbelief and sadness, his wife Carole, children Cathy and Mark, Greg and Adair, and Becca, and grandchildren Liam, Jordan, Amelia, Jackson, Finella, Taylar, Georgia, and Alexandra want to tell you of the loss of Ian James Hamilton.…

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Pickersgill, Carl:

Passed away on March 18 2015

Peacefully on Wednesday 18 March 2015 aged 78 years surrounded by his family in Wanganui. Dearly loved husband of Rosemarie for 42 years. Beloved father of Karen, Nicholas, David, Emma and Lydia. Son of Edith and Arthur and brother…

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Lock, Ann:

Passed away on March 17 2015

Peacefully in Wanganui Hospital on 17th March 2015, in the arms of her beloved husband Tony.  Much loved Mum of Shirley, Robert and Sue (Palmerston North), and Peter and Maria.  Cherished and adored Grandma of Louise and Dan, Becky,…

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Ray, Douglas Arthur (Doug):

Passed away on March 07 2015

Passed away peacefully in Palmerston North on Saturday 7 March 2015. Loved father and father in law of Steven and Kathryn, Kathryn, and Lisa and Tony. Loved Grandad of Johnny, Neve; Cali, Aroha, Kahu, Danny; Sheldon, and Scarlett. Beloved…

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Hill, Deane

Passed away on March 02 2015

Passed away on 2 March 2015, with family at her side.Loved wife and friend of Sidey for 62 years.  Mother of Gillian, Denise and Paul. Grandmother of Reese, Sam and Debra, Georgina, and Amon. 
The family have farewelled…

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McCormack, Elizabeth Mary (Liz):

Passed away on March 02 2015

In Hospice Wanganui on 2 March 2015. Loving partner of John; mother of Michael, Anna, and Ashlee; and Grandma to Jay-J, and Torin.  No flowers by request, donations to Hospice Wanganui would be appreciated.
A celebration of Liz's…

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Spencer, Colin Raymond:

Passed away on March 01 2015

Passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by family on Sunday 1st March 2015 in his 76th year.  Dearly loved husband and soulmate of Rona for 53 years.  Much loved father and father-in-law of Russell and Leigh-Anne, Murray and Carmel,…

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Bell, Vernon William (Vern):

Passed away on March 01 2015

Passed away on the beautiful first evening of Autumn, at home, 1st March 2015, in his 91st year.  Dearly adored husband of the late June, and dearly loved father and friend of (the late) Brian and Sandra, Vicki and…

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Welsh, Mary

Passed away on March 01 2015

Peacefully on Sunday 1 March 2015, aged 96 years. Much loved wife of the late Bill, and Jim Greeks. Loved mother of Jimmy, Ray, and Darryl Greeks. A loved grandmother and great grandmother. A loved aunt and great aunt.…

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Tanerau, Kui Parerau (nee Takirai):

Passed away on March 01 2015

Peacefully in Whanganui Hospital, on Sunday 1 March 2015, aged 73 years. Beloved wife of the late Te Otinga Tanerau. Loved mother of (the late) June, Derek and Kimiora, Lenora and Graham Strongman, Janice and Ove Pettersen, and Christopher…

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Rosewarne, Rook (Trevor)

Passed away on February 27 2015

Liz sadly farewells Rook in his 72nd year.
Proud father and grandfather to
Ian and Viv, Molly, Katie and Finn;
Rosie (Tracy) and Andrew, Ruby and Olivia
Ben and Heidi, Jessie, Tom and Monty

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Osborne, Marie Edith (nee Bullock)

Passed away on February 27 2015

Passed away peacefully in the presence of her whānau, 27th February 2015, aged 83 years.
Rest in Peace
Much loved wife of Michael Patrick Potaka.
Loved mother of Gill and Haari, Alex, Mike, John and Sandy,…

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WYND, Athol Royce

Passed away on February 25 2015

Was released and passed away on 25 February 2015, aged 79 years. Husband to Colleen, father to Susan, and Michael and Grandfather to Aaron, and Hannah. Uncle or Lorraine. He is at peace and will be missed and his…

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Brown, Lesley Helen:

Passed away on February 25 2015

Passed away suddenly at home on Wednesday 25 February 2015. Loved daughter of the late Arthur and Coleen Brown. Adored sister and sister in law Esther and Darren. Loved aunty of Jordan, Matthew, Daniel, and Rebecca. Best Buddy to…

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McLean, Barrie:

Passed away on February 24 2015

Peacefully in Whanganui Hospital, on Tuesday 24 February 2015, aged 89 years.
Loving and beloved husband of Agnes. Father of David, and Janet; father in law of Heather, and Tim Mulgan, and grandfather of Helen, Lachlan, and Julia.View Notice

Taumaunu, Hati (#1):

Passed away on February 23 2015

Passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving whanau on Monday 23 February 2015. Loved husband for 44 years to Kathy. Devoted father and father in law to Marnia and Nicholas. Treasured Koko to Summar. Special Koko to the Anderson,…

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Hunt, Joan Marie (nee Boswell):

Passed away on February 21 2015

Passed away peacefully on 21st February 2015 in her 81st year.  Dearly loved wife of Bill for 58 years.  Devoted mother of Ian and Bronwyn, Jennifer and Peter, Susan and Rob, and David.  Cherished sister of Lynette, Bruce, and…

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Hughson, Robert Gordon (Gordon):

Passed away on February 18 2015

Passed away peacefully in his beloved wife's arms at home on Wednesday 18 February 2015, aged 87 years. Dearly loved husband of Joan for 61 years.
Loved father and father in law of Wayne, Meryl and Murray, Catherine…

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Rayner, Frederick John (Fred):

Passed away on February 17 2015

Passed away peacefully at Hospice, on Tuesday 17 February, 2015, in his 83rd year. Dearly loved husband of Freda, and adored father of Paul, Ann, and Mark. Loved Grandad of Damian, Julie, Ruby, and Emily, and 'Pops' to his…

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Bright, Walter William Henry

Passed away on February 16 2015

Passed away suddenly at home, on Monday 16 February 2015, aged 90 years. Loved husband of May.
Loved and respected father and father in law of Chris and Maureen, Mhari and Jim, Grant and Lois, and Michael and…

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Brown, Hilda May (Jo):

Passed away on February 15 2015

Peacefully in Jane Winstone Retirement Village, on Sunday 15 February 2015, aged 91 years. Dearly loved wife of the late William (Bill). Loved mother of Lynne, and Russell.
According to Jo's wishes a private cremation has been held.

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Thurston, Jocelyn Ann (Joss):

Passed away on February 13 2015

Peacefully in Wanganui on Friday 13th February 2015, aged 60 years.
Daughter of the late Eric and Joyce Michie.
Much loved mother to Kellie & Derek (Wanganui), and Layton & Erin (Tauranga).
Silly Nana Jossy to…

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Kelly, Jeffrey Darryl (Jeff)

Passed away on February 12 2015

Passed away suddenly in Whanganui on Thursday 12th February 2015. Beloved partner of Kylie Hauiti, and dearly loved Dad of Oneroa, Tuititia, Paekauri, Mirita, Te Kahui, and Hingangaroa. Father of Waipapa. Loved Koro of Te Nawe, and Kaiyan. Jeff…

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Tuwhangai, Rose Tewehinga

Passed away on February 05 2015

born 19 August 1955 Passed away peacefully in Whanganui Hospital, surrounded by her loving whanau on 5 February 2015.
Much loved daughter of Sonny Hami Te Huirama Tuwhangai and the late Barbara Pukawa.
Loving partner of Kevin.Loved…

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Richardson, John Charles

Passed away on January 29 2015

Peacefully in Wanganui Hospital, on Thursday 29 January 2015, in his 61st year.
Loved husband of Sophany (Annie).
Loved father of Kathryn, Tracey, Joshua, Alex, and Moravy. Loved brother of Patricia, David, Dawn, Steve, and the late…

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Koia, Hotene Te Waiharepe (Joe):

Passed away on January 27 2015

Accidentally taken on the Whanganui River Road, on Tuesday 27th January, 2015, aged 86 years. Beloved husband of the late Margaret Rose Koia. Much loved Dad of Wai and Betty, Selwyn and Denise, and Lorretta and Derek Bartlett. Also…

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Brown, Owen Sedcole

Passed away on January 18 2015

In Sydney, Australia, on 18 January 2015. Dearly loved husband of Patricia.
A memorial service will be held in the Crematorium Chapel, McNeill Street, Wanganui, on Saturday 21 March 2015, at 11:30am. Followed by interment of Owen’s ashes…

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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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