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MILLER Gavin On 17 August 2019

At Princes Court Lifecare, Ashburton, aged 79,   Dearly loved second son of the late Thomas and Olive and loved brother and brother in law of Errol and Margaret and Kathleen and Barry Vessey, Loved Uncle of Andre, Dean and Phillippa Miller, Quentin and Jocelyn Vessey and Matthew and Kim Vessey, Great Uncle of Christie and Grace Miller and Ashton Grafton-Miller and Megan, Sophie and Riley Vessey, Ben and Ella Vessey  (Westcoast) and wee Thomas and George Vessey. Messages to the Miller Family, P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. No flowers please but donations to Princes Court Lifecare would be appreciated and can be made at the service. A big Thankyou to the Manager and staff at Princes Court for their loving care of Gavin and his family. Gavin’s funeral service will be held at Our Chapel, cnr East & Cox Streets, Ashburton on Wednesday August 21, commencing at 1.30pm.  Followed by interment at the Ashburton New Lawn Cemetery.

GREEN, Kathryn Mary: August 16, 2019

Passed away peacefully on August 16, 2019 at her home, Ashburton surrounded by her loving family. Aged 70 years. Dearly loved, beautiful, and loving wife of Merv. Loved, loving and caring mother and mother in law of Scott and Nikki, Mark and Sarah, Kurt and Penny and adored Nana of Harrison, and Margo. Messages to the Green family, P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. Donations to the Ashburton Cancer Support Group in memory of Kathryn would be appreciated and may be left at the service. A service to celebrate Kathryn’s life will be held at St David’s Union Church, Allens Road, Ashburton on Tuesday August 20, commencing at 1.30pm. Followed by interment at the Ashburton New Lawn Cemetery.

WHITING, Heather Mary: (Nan) August 13, 2019

On August 13, 2019 at Ashburton Hospital aged 85 years. Loving wife and soulmate of the late George. Loving mother and mother-in-law of Lynette and Chris Grosholz (Florida), Gerald and Wendy  (Tasmania), Sally and Brent Kilgour and Darryl and Sharryn . Much loved Nan of Rachael and Gareth (deceased), Jeremy and Chris, Ricky and Nicole; Hayden, Kate and Gemma. Great Grand Nan of Jack, Harvey, Patrick and Poppie. Messages to the Whiting family, c/- P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. Many thanks to the Doctors, nurses and staff at Ashburton Hospital and the wonderful staff at Life Pharmacy for their love and care. A service to celebrate Nan’s life will be held at Our Chapel, cnr East & Cox Streets, Ashburton on Thursday August 15, commencing at 1.30pm.  Followed by interment at the Ashburton New Lawn Cemetery.

HANSEN, Irene Elizabeth: (Betty) July 24, 2019

Died peacefully at Rosebank, Ashburton on Wednesday July 24, 2019. Loved daughter of the late Charles Gordon and Annie Isabel Hansen and loved sister of the late Richard and Iris, the late Mavis and John Smith and Linda and Ken Baker. Dearly loved Aunt of Trevor, Graham and the late Jill Stevenson; Michael Smith, Susan and Paul Dentan; Jeremy, Natasha, and Jayden; and Tim, Aliya, Billie Rose and Edison Baker. Messages to the Hansen Family, P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. A memorial service for Betty will be held at our Chapel cnr East and Cox Streets, Ashburton on Friday August 16, commencing at 2.00 pm.

DWYER, Brian Garry: August 10, 2019

Peacefully at home Ashburton. Aged 63 years. Dearest Dad of Garth and Holly, Kelly and Isaac, Hayley and Grandad Brian to Maddison. Loved brother of Ann, Peter, Greg, Kelvin and their families. Friend of Elly. Messages to the Dwyer family, P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. Donations to the Ashburton Cancer Support Group would be appreciated and may be left at the service. A service for Brian will be held at our Chapel, cnr East and Cox Streets, Ashburton on Wednesday August 14, commencing at 11.00am. Followed by private cremation at the Ashburton Crematorium.

DUCKMANTON, Stacey Marie: (nee Evans) July 31, 2019

Peacefully on July 31, 2019 after a courageous battle with cancer, aged 40. Much loved wife and best friend of Jeremy (Ducky), much loved mother of Jack, Isla, Alice, Gabbie, and Walter. Treasured daughter of Rex and Hilary Evans, daughter in law of Paul, Ruth and the late Rowena Duckmanton. Special sister, sister in law and aunty of Logan, Nicole, Trelise, Max and Matilda; Amanda, Hamish, Samuel, Finley and Elsie; Corey, Diane, Riley and Talia; Chelsea, Darren, and Freya; Stacey, Jason, Maggie, and Gu                                                                                                     “Stacey will be sorely missed by many.                                                                                                         Her memory will last forever”                                                                                                                          Messages to the Duckmanton Family, P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. A service for Stacey will be held at the Hotel Ashburton, Racecourse Road, Ashburton on Friday August 9, commencing at 1.00pm. Followed by interment at the Dorie Cemetery.

IVEY, Donald Glenwyn: August 1, 2019 (Reg No 41191) (FLH)

Passed away peacefully at Rosebank Resthome, Ashburton on August 1, 2019. Aged 97 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Mary. Loved Dad of Basil and Vicki, and Sue and Erik Scheeres. Loved Grandpa of Donald and Chloe, Laura and Tye, Elana, and Carla Scheeres and great grandchildren Brooke, Ngatimakea, Tamarua, Nate, and Emilie. Messages to the Ivey Family, P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. Special thanks to the staff at Rosebank Restome for their loving care of Don. A service to celebrate Don’s life will be held at Our Chapel, Cnr East and Cox Streets, Ashburton on Friday August 9, commencing at 10.30am followed by interment at the Ashburton New Lawn Cemetery.

BELL, Helen Marion Jean: (nee Malcolm)

On July 29, 2019 peacefully at Radius Millstream, Ashburton. Aged 86 years. Loved wife of the late John McPeake Bell. Loved mother of Bruce, Alastair and Paul, and daughter Alison. Loved Nana of Sarah and Sam Miller, Simon, Julia and Callum. Loved great Nana of Archie and Charlie. Loved sister of the late Alan Kenneth Malcolm and sister in law of the late Norrel, and Irene. Loved Aunt of Janet and Craig Hadley, Mark, Jenny and Steve Lunn, Marilyn and Martin Strachan, and Guy and Valerie Ockenden. Messages to Alison C/- 69/283 Spring Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000, Australia, or to the Bell family C/- P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740.No flowers by request but donations to Dementia New Zealand would be appreciated and may be left at the service. A service to celebrate Helen’s life will be held at our Chapel, Cnr East and Cox Streets, Ashburton on Monday August 5, commencing at 1.30pm. Followed by interment at the Ashburton New Lawn Cemetery.

HART, Penelope Jane: (Penny) July 28, 2019

On July 28, at Radius Millstream, Ashburton, after a courageous battle, surrounded by her loving family. Aged 58 years. Loved daughter of the late Len and Jane. Dearly loved and treasured sister and sister in law of Chris and Mary-Jean, Anthony (Jack) and Kirsty, Michelle and Andrew Rattray, and amazing Aunty to Sarah and Jack, and Symone and Shaun; Cory, Mathew, Thomas and Charlotte, David and Sarah, and Dylan; Lauren, and Nicholas and adored great Aunt to Huxley, Macklin, Effie, Sophie, Jackson, and Oliver.

God gave me a beautiful gift when he gave me you.                                                                                   Not only a big sister but a best friend too.
Close to our hearts you will forever stay.
Loved and remembered every single day. 

Messages to the Hart family, P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. Donations to the Ashburton Cancer Support Group in memory of Penny would be appreciated and may be left at the service. Special thanks to Dr Penny Holdaway, the staff at Ashburton Hospital and Radius Millstream. A celebration of Penny’s life will be held at St Stephen’s Anglican Church, Park Street, Ashburton, on Friday August 2, commencing at 1.30pm. Followed by private cremation at the Ashburton Crematorium.

CHAMBERS Victor Claude, On July 28th, 2019

 (Reg. No 81355,19th Armoured Battalion). Passed away peacefully on July 28, 2019 at Princes Court Lifecare, Ashburton, 102 years young.  Dearly loved husband of Betty and dearly loved father of Maree.  Dearly loved brother and brother in law of the late Eric and Zoe, the late Sadie, Muriel and the late Doug Smith, Joan and the late Colin Chambers.  Cherished Uncle of his nieces and nephews. “Always a Gentleman” Messages to the Chambers family c/- P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. Special thanks to Dr Penny Holdaway and the team at Princes Court Lifecare for their wonderful care, kindness and compassion to Vic. A Service to celebrate Vic’s life will be held at Our Chapel, cnr East & Cox Streets, Ashburton on Tuesday July 30, commencing at 2.00pm.  Followed by cremation at the Ashburton Crematorium.