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EVEREST Owen Wilfred, on July 25, 2021

at Ashburton. Passed away peacefully after a short illness, aged 86 years. Adored and much loved husband of Robin (Bridget) for 63 years. Loved father and father-in-law of Phill and Jos, Di and Nev (Australia) and Sue and Phil. Loved Grandad of Mark and Mel, Anna and James, Paul and Sarah, Loz and Jacob, Brit, Lucy, and Ben and special Great Grandad of Arthur, Emma, William, Patrick, Frank and Max.  Messages to the Everest family c/- P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740.  In lieu of flowers donations to Ashburton St John would be appreciated and may be left at the service. A service to celebrate Owen’s life will be held at St David’s Union Church , Allens Road, Ashburton on Monday August 2nd, commencing at 11.00am, followed by private cremation at the Ashburton Crematorium.

DICKSON Alan George, on July 19, 2021

 Passed away peacefully at Ashburton Hospital, on Monday 19 July, 2021. Loved husband of Bev. Loved Dad, father in law and Grandad of Lana, Jonesy, Josh and Jack; the late Darryn; Vanessa and Peter; Mark, Jo-Ann, Brayden and Sarah; and Brent, Hayley and Kyle. Loved brother and brother in law of Murray and Catherine. Loved uncle of all his nieces and nephews. A special thank you to the caring staff of Ward 1 at Ashburton Hospital. Messages to 13 Nelson Street, Ashburton 7700. At Alan’s request a private cremation has been held.

HAMPTON Ngaire (formerly Mackle), on July 18, 2021

passed away peacefully at Terrace View, Ashburton on the July 18th, 2021, aged 90 years.  Loved wife of the late Walter Mackle and the late Peter.  Dearly loved mother and mother in law of Marg Mackle, Christine and Bob Jack, Sue and Dave Williams, Mike and Gail Mackle and Kathy and Craig Chambers.  Loved and adored Nan to her 12 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.  Heartfelt thanks to all who have provided care and support to Mum over the years.  A special note of thanks to the wonderful staff at Terrace View for the loving care and kindness that helped Mum’s passing to be dignified and peaceful.  Mum was loved by so many. R.I.P.  Messages to the Hampton family c/- P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740.  A Funeral Mass to celebrate Mum’s life will be held at the Church of the Holy Name, Sealy Street, Ashburton on Friday July 23, commencing at 10.30am.  Followed by a private interment.  Recitation of the Rosary will be at the Church on Thursday at 4.30pm.

HYLAND Nancy (Nan), on July 18, 2021

Peacefully at Ashburton Hospital, aged 91 years.  Dearly loved wife of the late John (Jack).  Much loved mother and mother in law of Catherine, Lynette and Gary Eddington, and Jacqueline and Graeme Chisnall.  Adored Nan of Rachael and Nico, and John; Paul and Maria, and Ross.  Great Nan of Benjamin, and Hartley.  Loved sister of the late Des Everett.  Loved aunt of Fiona and Brendan, and great aunt of Cosmo, and the late Max. Friend of Pat. R.I.P.  Special thanks to Dr Gayle O’Duffy for her love and care of Nan.  Messages to the Hyland family c/- P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740.  A Requiem Mass for Nan will be celebrated in Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Church, Main Street, Methven  on Thursday July 22, commencing at 1.30pm.  Followed by interment at the Methven Cemetery.

JAMES Nita Mary, on July 12, 2021

peacefully at Ashburton Hospital. Aged 83 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Bruce. Much loved mother and mother in law of Sally and Bruce, Annie and David Trainer, Lorraine and Ashley, Sandra and Alex James-Smedley, and Terry and Kura. Special Nana/Nanny of Carina, and Gabriella; Emily and Link; Ruby, and Kate; Chayse, Kav-Aleer, Cole, Zaybrelle, and Mandrez and great nana of Cody. Messages to the James family c/- P O Box 3, Lake Coleridge Village, RD 2, Darfield 7572. A memorial service to celebrate the life of Nita will be held at the Garden Chapel, Morrisons Funeral Directors, 220 Universal Drive, Henderson, Auckland, on Sunday 18 July commencing at 2.00pm.

LOACH Russell Arnold, on July 6, 2021

Passed away peacefully after a long courageous battle with cancer at Ashburton Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. Aged 64 years.   Dearly loved husband of Mary.  Father and father in law of Nicola Loach, and Regan and Katrina.  Treasured Grandad of Monty, and Gus Loach.  Loved son of the late Margaret and Ian Loach, and beloved son in law of the late Maureen and Pat Connell.  A special thank you to Russell’s medical support teams for their amazing care and support.  Messages to the Loach family c/- P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740.  A service to celebrate Russell’s life will be held at Trott’s Gardens, Racecourse Road, Ashburton on Monday July 12, commencing at 2.00pm. Followed by private cremation at the Ashburton Crematorium.

HOOD Elaine Edith, on July 4th, 2021

Peacefully at Radius Millstream, Ashburton. In her 86th year.  Dearly loved mother and mother in law of Wayne and Sandy, David Patterson and the late Maree Hood, Grant and Carolyn, Nigel and Amber, and Aaron.  Loving Gran of Jessica; Oliver, and Laura; Leighton, Olivia, and Joshua; Levi; and Tayla.  Great Gran of Edward, and Violet.  Messages to the Hood family c/- P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740.  A service to celebrate Elaine’s life will be held at Our Chapel, cnr East & Cox Streets, Ashburton on Saturday July 10, commencing at 11.00am.  Followed by private cremation at the Ashburton Crematorium.

MOORE John Lyndon (JL), on July 3rd, 2021

Suddenly at Ashburton Hospital, aged 84 years. Dearly loved husband of Diana. Much loved father and father in law of Christine, David and Karmen, Richard and Mirjam, Andrew and Tracy, and Michael and Mary.  Treasured Grandad of Melissa, Daniel, and Emma; Jayden, and Kayla; Lachlan, and Lucy and loved great Grandad of Keanu, and Brooklyn.  Messages to the Moore family c/- P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740.  A service for John will be held in Our Chapel, cnr East & Cox Streets, Ashburton on Thursday July 8, commencing at 11.00am.  Followed by interment at the Seafield Lawn Cemetery, Seafield Road, Ashburton.

EAST Graham, on July 3rd, 2021

Passed away peacefully at Ashburton, aged 82 years.  Loved husband of the late Val. Much loved father and father in law of Sue and Gary Gluyas, and Alan and Rona.  Loved Grandad of Matthew, and Scott; Alesha, and Mitchell, and great Grandad of Kayla, Braxton, and Kawana.  Messages to the East family c/- P O Box 6006, Ashburton 7740.  At Graham’s request a private cremation has been held.

FLAY Elizabeth (Betty) , on July 3rd, 2021

peacefully at Ashburton Hospital, aged 93 years.  Much loved Mum of Amanda and the late Roger Baxter.  Cherished Nana Betty of Nicky, Tony, Mitchell and their partners.  Loved sister and sister in law of the late Ian, and Valmai Wilson, the late Colin and Margaret Wilson , and the late Joyce Wilson.  A special thank you to the staff at Rosebank and Ward 1, Ashburton Hospital for their loving care of Betty.  Messages to Betty Flay’s family c/- P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. A service to remember Betty will be held at St David’s Union Church, Allens Road, Ashburton on Thursday July 8, commencing at  1.00pm.  Followed by interment at the Seafield Lawn Cemetery, Seafield Road, Ashburton.