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SHAW Trevor Neal , On April 12, 2019

Unexpectedly but peacefully at Princes Court, Ashburton.  Aged 78 years. Beloved husband and soulmate of Kathryn.  Loved and respected father and father in law of Neal and Carly, and Vanessa and Martin Trimble.  Adored ‘Ga’ of Melody, Hayley, James, Emma, and their partners, and a very proud great grandfather of Lucia and McKenna.  Special friend of Leza.“We have travelled far togetherHand in hand and heart in heart.Through the fair and stormy weather and tis hard, so hard to part.”Messages to the Shaw family c/- P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740.  A service to celebrate Trevor’s life will be held at St Stephens’ Anglican Church, Park Street, Ashburton on Wednesday April 17, commencing at 2.00pm.  Followed by private cremation at the Ashburton Crematorium.

FRASER, Bruce Anthony: April 11, 2019

On April 11, 2019 unexpectedly at Ashburton Hospital. Loved father, father in law, grandfather and great grandfather. Messages to P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. A service to celebrate Bruce’s life will be held at our Chapel Cnr East and Cox Streets, Ashburton on Monday April 15, commencing at 11.00am. Followed by private cremation at the Ashburton Crematorium.

COOKSLEY, William Donald: (Don) April 11, 2019

On April 11, 2019 at Christchurch Hospital. Passed away peacefully with his family by his side. Aged 78 years. Dearly loved husband of Elaine (nee Quigley) for 60 years. Very much loved father and father in law of Jude and Tim, Karyn, Ross and Sharon and loving Pop of Will, and Harriet; Dardanelle, and Maddison; Callum, and Sophie and loving great Pop of Leila. Messages to the Cooksley family, P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. Donations to the Bone Marrow Unit, and Ranui House in memory of Don would be appreciated and may be left at the service.  Thank you to the Doctors and staff of the Bone Marrow Unit and Ranui House for their amazing care of Don. A service to celebrate Don’s life will be held at St John’s Presbyterian Church, Jackson Street, Methven on Tuesday April 16, commencing at 2.00pm. Followed by private cremation at the Ashburton Crematorium.

RUSHTON, Arnold Joseph: April 9, 2019

16.10.30 – 09.04.19

Suddenly at Ashburton Hospital. Dearly loved and adored husband of Elaine for 67 years, much loved father and father in-law of Marie and John, Pauline, Michael and Margaret and Gerard and Claire and treasured Grandad of Daniel, Mark,  Bridget and Ian, Katrina and Andrew, Josh and Samantha, Hannah, James and Livvie, Terry and Candace, Corey and Max, Josh and Courtenay. A very proud Great Grandad of George, Johnny, Maggie, Hugo, Ruby, Fletcher and Rebecca.

 “A cherished man who will be greatly missed”.

Messages to the Rushton Family, P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. In lieu of flowers donations to the St Vincent de Paul would be appreciated and may be left at the service. A Requiem Mass celebrating   Arnold’s life will be held at the Church of the Holy Name, Sealy St, Ashburton  on Saturday April 13, commencing at 1.30pm. Followed by interment at the Ashburton New Lawn Cemetery.

A Recitation of the Rosary will be held for Arnold on Friday 12th April 2019, commencing at 5.00pm at the Church.

 

 

MCDONNELL, Leo Patrick: (Paddy) April 5, 2019

On April 5, 2019, peacefully at Ashburton Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. Aged 86 years. Dearly loved husband of Margaret for 62 years. Loved father and father in law of Simon and Sheilena, Jane and Mark, the late Steve and a much loved Grandad. Messages to 33 Saunders Road, Ashburton 7700. At Paddy’s request a private cremation has been held.

INESON, Mervyn Lewis: (Merv) April 8, 2019

 

On April 8, 2019, after a short illness, passed away peacefully at Ashburton Hospital. In his 90th year. Dearly loved husband of Judith. Loved father and father in law of Geoffrey and Judy, Warren and loved grandfather of Connor. Messages to 42 Galbraith Street, Ashburton. At Merv’s request a private family service will be held.

ANDERSON, Patricia Anne: (Paddy)

At Ashburton Hospital on April 7, 2019. Aged 77 years. Loved wife of the late Andrew John Anderson (John). Much loved mother and mother in law of Duncan, Margaret and Michael, and Clare. Grandmother to Erin. Beloved sister and sister in law of Peter, Neil and Jill, Brian and Ceri, Shirley and Ian, and Paul and Sue. A much loved Aunt of all her nieces and nephews.  Messages to the Anderson Family, P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. A service for Paddy will be held at St David’s Union Church, Allens Road on Thursday April 11, commencing at 1.00pm. Followed by private cremation at the Ashburton Crematorium

STALKER, John Mervyn: April 5, 2019

28.6.1929 – 5.4.2019 Passed away peacefully in the loving care of Rosebank Staff, Ashburton. Very much loved and devoted husband of Doreen for 66 years. Treasured father and father in law of Mark and Dallas, and Nadine, Peter and Mary and loved Grandad of Campbell, and Kelsey; Jessica, Emily, Benjamin, and Thomas.  Great Grandad of Linkin, and Izaiah. Messages to the Stalker family, P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. No Flowers by request please. A service to celebrate John’s life will be held at St Stephen’s Anglican Church, Park Street, Ashburton on Tuesday April 9, commencing at 11.00am. Followed by private cremation.

WHINHAM, Anthony William: (Tony) April 3, 2019

Passed away peacefully on April 3, 2019 at Ashburton Hospital. Aged 74 years. Dearly loved husband of Lynette and loved father of Rachelle, Jarred and Sarah. Treasured Grandad of Rosie; Tane, and Niko. Messages to the Whinham Family, P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. A service to celebrate Tony’s life will be held at the Ashburton Club and MSA, Havelock Street, Ashburton on Monday April 8, commencing at 11.00am. Followed by interment at the Ashburton New Lawn Cemetery.

BREACH, Winifred Mary: April 3, 2019

On April 3, 2019 at Ashburton. Very much loved wife and best friend of Don. Treasured mother and mother in law of Leona and Kerry, Ross and Charlotte, Mark and Helen, Grant and Anita and adored Grandmother, great Grandmother and Friend. Messages to the Breach Family, P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. Donations to the Ashburton Cancer Society would be appreciated and may be left at the service. A service celebrating Win’s life will be held at Our Lady of the Snows, Main Street, Methven on Monday April 8, commencing at 11.00am. Followed by private family interment.