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TALBOT, Frances Jane: June 13, 2019

On 13 June 2019, peacefully at Ashburton Hospital, aged 87. Ever so dearly loved, and a loving wife of the late John Talbot. Beloved and much missed Mum of Jayne and Kevin, Sharon, Rosemary and Nick, Matthew and Annette. Adored Grandma to her five grand-daughters Christiana and Tim, Rebecca and Michael, Emily, Isabelle, and Victoria. Loved sister and sister-in-law, and aunty of all her nieces and nephews. Messages to the Talbot family, P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740.  A thanksgiving service for Frances’ life will be held on Wednesday June 19, at St Stephen’s Anglican Church, Park Street, Ashburton commencing at 1.30pm, followed by private cremation at the Ashburton Crematorium.

GREENE, Cameron Raymond: June 14, 2019

On 14th June peacefully at Ashburton Hospital, in his 44th year. Treasured son of Wendy and Donald, dearly loved brother of Tania, and loved Uncle of Jaylen and Kody Booth. Loved Grandson of Una and Ray Ayers and Eva and Vic Greene. Loved Nephew of Carol (deceased) and Gavin Douglas and loved cousin of Mark and Tony and Families. Messages to the Greene family, P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. Donations to the Mid Canterbury Animal Welfare Shelter would be appreciated and may be left at the service. A service celebrating Cameron’s life will be held at our chapel, Cnr East and Cox Streets, Ashburton on Wednesday June 19, commencing at 2.30pm. Followed by private cremation at the Ashburton Crematorium.

PARSONS, Margaret:

Born 6.2.1929 – Died 10.6.2019

After a short illness, passed peacefully at Ashburton Hospital. Cherished wife of Bob Parsons. Beloved mother of David, and Grant. Beloved grandmother of Shona Parsons. Special thank you to AAU at Ashburton Hospital. A private cremation has been held.

KIRCHER, June Merle: June 8, 2019:

On June 8, 2019 at Ashburton. Aged 92 years. Dearly loved wife of Ron for 59 years. Much loved and adored Mum of Brent and Jill, Rhonda and Grant, and Steph and Johnny. Much admired Nana of Brad and Lauren, Sam and Fi, Matthew and Sarah and Corey and Emma. Messages to 27 Davis Crescent, Ashburton 7700. Special thanks to the staff at Rosebank for their loving care of June. At June’s request a private cremation has been held.

HOLDAWAY, Heather Nicholas: June 10, 2019

Passed away peacefully at Rosebank Resthome, Ashburton, aged 91 years.  Dearly loved wife of the late Barry and dear friend of the late Bill Liggit.  Much loved mother and mother in law of Toni Louise, Nicholas and Catherine, and Michael and Mary-Jo.  Loved Grandma of Alexander, Andrew and Katie; Henry, Elizabeth, and Sam; Elena, Robyn, Heather and their partners.  Great Grandma of Hugh, Ayla, Tom, and Matthew.  A special thank you to the staff at Rosebank for their loving care of Heather. Donations to the Ashburton Cancer Society would be much appreciated and may be left at the service. Messages to the Holdaway family, c/- P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740.  A service to celebrate Heather’s life will be held at St Stephens Anglican Church, Park Street, Ashburton on Friday June 14, commencing at 1.30pm.  Followed by private cremation at the Ashburton Crematorium.

Wederell William Paul: (Paul) (Spook) June 8, 2019

On June 8, 2019. Passed away at Christchurch Hospital after a short illness, surrounded by his loving family. Aged 61 years. Dearly loved husband and soul mate of Glenda. Loved and adored Dad of Stacey, Robert, and Peter and Erin and Andrew. Loving Grandad of Tyler, Riley, James, Todd, Ashleigh, Amy, and Jonathon. Loved brother and brother in law of Peter and Heather, John and Prue, Tanya Pompey, and Donna Manning. Loved brother in law of Crawford Macdonald and Lyndia Tull, and Marilyn and Paul Heath. Loved uncle of all his nieces and nephews. Messages to the Wederell family, P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. A service to celebrate Paul’s life will be held at St Stephen’s Anglican Church, Park Street, Ashburton on Wednesday June 12, commencing at 2.00pm. Followed by private cremation at the Ashburton Crematorium

HOBBS, Shirley: June 7, 2019

On June 7, 2019. Peacefully at Methven House. In her 93rd year. Dearly loved wife of the late Ron. Much loved mother and mother in law of Bruce, Maree and Michael Isherwood, and Glenys and Kelvin McBeth. Adored and special Nan of all her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Loving sister of Ivy, the late Kathleen, the late Myrtle and their families.  Messages to the Hobbs family P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. Donations to Methven Care Trust would be appreciated and may be left at the service. A service for Shirley will be held at the Mt Hutt Memorial Hall, Main Street, Methven on Friday June 14 commencing at 1.00pm. Followed by private interment.

SULLIVAN, Eugene James: (formerly of Dunedin) June 6, 2019

At Ashburton Hospital on June 6, 2019. Loved husband of the late Marjorie, loved father, father in law and friend of Grant and Janice (Christchurch), Elaine and Kevin Rae (Rangiora), Bronwyn Munro and Dave Allan (Ashburton). Loved Grandfather of Michael and Kelly, Nicola and Nathan, Daniel and Casey; Jef, Simon and Fiona and great Grandad of Bridget and Arla. Eugene will be missed by his many neighbours and friends that he has made during his time in Ashburton, especially Yvonne.

Messages to 5 Millichamp Street, Ashburton 7700. Special and many thanks to Ward 1 Ashburton Hospital for their care and support and to St John Ambulance staff. Eugene’s wishes for a private cremation have been honoured and he will rest with Marjorie at Andersons Bay Cemetery in Dunedin.

SCHOFIELD, Heather Mary: June 6, 2019

Passed away June 6, 2019. Aged 89 years.  Loving partner of the late Rod, loving mother, mother in law, grandmother and friend to John, Jo, Shona, Kelly, Matthew, Brent, Brad and Christeena. Special GG to Scarlett.

Loved by her family overseas including Estrid and Tony, Lizzie, David, Jane and their families. Heather will be remembered for her courage and independence. Messages to John Schofield, 7 Methven Highway, Ashburton 7700. A memorial service to celebrate Heather’s life will be held at Mt Somers Anglican Church, Hoods Road, Mt Somers on Monday June 10, commencing at 2.00pm.

WOODS, Keith William: (Wilbur) 3.1.1953 – 2.6.2019

Loved husband and friend of Vicki. Treasured Wilbs to Sarah and Brooke, Jason, Kelvin and Tui. Loved Grandad of William, Damian, Connor, the late Harlyna, Quade, and Griffin.  Loved son of Janet and the late Wally and loved brother and brother in law of Murray, Russell and Christine (all Dec’d). Special friend of Selina and her family. Son in law of John Logan, Doug Martin and Marie Giles.

“Will be missed by all”

In lieu of flowers donations to Ashburton St John would be appreciated and may be left at the service. A memorial service to celebrate Wilbur’s life will be held at the Hotel Ashburton, Racecourse Road, Ashburton on Saturday June 8, commencing at 1.30pm.