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McILROY, Joseph Edmund (Joe),

Passed away on May 23 2018

Peacefully in Springvale Manor on 23 May 2018, aged 87. Dearly loved husband of Eileen. Much loved Dad of Keith and Carey, Kirsten, and Nigel and Tara. Loved Grandad of Anna, Sian, Jamie, and Jackson.
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CHESSWAS, Shirley Anne (Nee Stubbs):

Passed away on May 17 2018

Suddenly on 17th May 2018, aged 80 years.  Much loved wife for 60 years of Jim.  Dearly loved Mum of (the late) David, Penny and Chris, Jane and Neal, and Helen.  Loving Gran of Matthew, and Rachael; Corliss, and…

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PRATT Joy Rosetta (nee Bennett)

Passed away on May 10 2018

Died peacefully in Whanganui Hospital on 10 May 2018, aged 83.
Wife of the late Brian Pratt and dearly loved partner of Alan Gibson.
Loved mother of Joanne Twomey (Australia), Stuart and Rosemarie, Carol Paewhenua (Australia), and…

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MELVILLE, Duncan Robertson,

Passed away on May 09 2018

Passed away peacefully on the 9th May 2018.
Loved husband of Caroline. Much loved father of Guy and Jennie, Joanna, Angela and Ben. Special grandad to Isabel, Tor, Pippa; Thomas, and Harry.
Son of the late Harry…

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Hollenback, Chris (Hoss)

Passed away on May 08 2018

Passed away 8th May 2018.
Much loved son of Marie and Bruce (deceased)
Much loved brother of Julie and Ian (deceased)
Loved big bro to Tracy.
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Ross, Brenda

Passed away on May 04 2018

Passed away peacefully after a long battle on 4 May 2018.  Loved daughter of Jean and the late Bert.  Beloved wife of Neil. Loved mother and mother in law of Jason and Nell, and Amanda and Jeff.  Special Granny…

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WALKINTON, Richard Bruce

Passed away on April 30 2018

WALKINTON, Richard Bruce died suddenly at his home in Waverley on Monday 30th April.  He was the treasured husband of Sue and adored by all his family; Kate and Andy Southall (Wellington), Oliver and Fiona Walkinton (Ohaupo), Hannah and…

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GRIFFITHS. Anthony James (Tony);

Passed away on April 29 2018

On Sunday, 29 April 2018, died peacefully at Whanganui Hospital, aged 72 years.
Loved brother of Anne (dc’d) and Richard Kebbell (dc’d); Lewis and Diana Griffiths; Juliet (Kojis) and David Scoullar; Mary-Rose and Osi Studer (dc’d) (Switzerland); and…

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TERREY, Elaine Joyce (Née Haig):

Passed away on April 24 2018

In Newcastle, Australia on 24 April 2018. Loved wife of Trevor, cherished Mum of Aaron, Matt & the late Fiona, sister & sister-in-law of Don & Carol Haig.
A Memorial Service will be held at St Andrews Presbyterian…

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MACKAY, Fergus Andrew

Passed away on April 23 2018

13/11/54 – 23/4/18

Much loved husband of Wendy.  Cherished son of the late Maurice and Loreen Mackay.  Beloved son in law of Jocelynne and the late Owen Labrum.  Loved and loving father of Jessica and Michael, Ben, Chris…

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RANGINUI, Ramari (Moetu),

Passed away on April 15 2018



Passed away at home with her whanau.
Loved daughter of Pokairangi and Heeni (nee Manson) Ranginui.
Loved sister of the late George and Molly, Cyril and Eunice, Flossie and Waati Tamakehu,…

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ELLETT, Karen Siale:

Passed away on April 15 2018

Passed away suddenly in Auckland on Sunday 15 April 2018.
Dearly loved daughter of Graham Ellett and Dianne and Enrico Chiessi; amazing mum of Jade Hinekura Thomas; loved sister of Joanne Proctor (Atlanta, Georgia, USA) and Peter Ellett;…

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PAHL, Colin Eric

Passed away on April 14 2018

Lost his battle on 14 April 2018 after a long fight, aged 70.
Dearest husband of Margaret.
Father and father in law of Clifford and Jan, Richard (dec) and Tracy, Fionna and Danny McDonald, Roanna and Calvin…

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WARETINI, Puti Rumiria:

Passed away on April 12 2018

Passed in Whanganui on 12 April 2018 with her whanau at her side.  Loved wife of the late Matthew (Wefo) Taiwhati.  Longtime partner of Wati Tahana.  Loved mother and mother-in-law of (the late) Willie, Maraea and Rangi, (the late)…

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URWIN, Douglas Allan:

Passed away on April 09 2018

Peacefully eating a pie on Monday, 9 April 2018. Loved and loving uncle and koro of Toko and Jodie; Mokoia, Manaaki, and Ataahua. A service to celebrate Doug’s life will be held at 32 Jones Street on Friday 13th…

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HODGES, Jean Ann:

Passed away on March 31 2018

Peacefully in Wanganui on 31st March 2018.  Jean is the much loved wife of John and mother to Steve Hodges and Marie Todd (nee Hodges), and mother-in-law to Janet Sayers-Hodges.  Her Grandchildren are Luke, and Aimee Hodges, and Corryn,…

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Le Luan, Ruth Valerie:

Passed away on March 26 2018

Peacefully in Whanganui Hospital on Monday, 26th March, 2018 aged 94 years.  Dearly loved wife of the late Ray. Much loved mother and mother in law of Val and Graham Hawtree, Barbara Le Luan, Shirley and Lee Arnst, Philip…

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KING, Ngaia Margaret (nee Saywell).

Passed away on March 23 2018

Peacefully in Wanganui on Friday, 23rd March, aged 71 years.  Much loved Mum of Ben and Tracey, and adored Nunu of Preston, Lucas, and Charlotte.
A service to celebrate Ngaia’s life will be held in the Cleveland Chapel,…

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PHILLIPS, Robert Ewan Henry (Ewan)

Passed away on March 22 2018

Dearly loved husband for 61 years of the late Joyce.
Loved father and father in law of Rob and Jane, Mike and Maree, Graeme and Wendy, Duncan and Martina, Diane and Terry, Craig and Diana, and Christine and…

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MURIWAI, Sharlene Ina, (nee Kairimu, formerly Bartlett)

Passed away on March 21 2018

Passed away in Whanganui Hospital on Wednesday 21 March 2018.
Cherished wife of Tony.
Mother of Lisa, Cindy, Gregory, Rewa, and the late Mahara.
A beautiful Nan to all her Mokos and greats.
Beloved by…

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PEARSON. Wayne Anthony:

Passed away on March 16 2018

Suddenly at home on 16 March 2018, aged 48 years.  Much loved Dad of Luke. A good friend sadly missed.
Wayne’s funeral service will be held in the Cleveland Chapel, 179 Ingestre Street, Wanganui on Thursday 22 March…

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McLEES, Jim (James Frederick).

Passed away on March 15 2018

In Wanganui on 15 March 2018, aged 77 years.  Dearly loved Husband of the late Lisa. Much loved Dad of Janine and Mark, and Kerry and Carlos. Beloved brother of Joan.
Special thanks to all the staff of…

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KNOWLES, Julie Ann

Passed away on March 11 2018

Peacefully with family on 11 March 2018, aged 61 years.  Much loved Mum of Rangi, Ioni and Kimberley, Te Waa and Lisa, and Jordan.  Loving Nani to Te Aroha, Whaitikitiki, and Ahi.  A loved sister and sister-in-law, aunty, and…

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ROWAN, Marie Elizabeth;

Passed away on March 10 2018

Passed away peacefully on 10th of March at Auckland Hospital. Completely out of suffering and into the arms of Jesus. Wonderful, loving and loved daughter of Dryden and Maureen, Wanganui. Loved sister and sister-in- law to Grant and Angela,…

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HERBERT, Leonard Sefton

Passed away on March 04 2018

On Sunday, 4th March 2018 at St Johns Healthcare.  Peacefully with family at his side.  Wonderful husband of Ngaire for 52 1/2 years.  Loved father of Brett and much loved by his extended family.
Very special thanks to…

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WILLIAMS, Nita Milani:

Passed away on February 20 2018

Passed away peacefully on Tuesday 20 February 2018, aged 81 years.
Loved mother and mother in law of Adrian and Gillian (Australia), and Gareth and Kristi (Whanganui). Loved sister of Vi Davies, (the late) Pat Garner, Doreen Robson,…

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