Funeral Notices

PARKER, Stephen Arthur: (Steve) November 12, 2019

On November 12, 2019 at Nelson. Passed away peacefully in his sleep. Aged 80 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Doreen. Much loved Dad of Wayne and Alison, Lyn and Greg Horne, Glenn and Paul Wallis, Brent and Aimee and loved ‘Stevie’ of Ashley, and Hannah; Mark, Glen, and Chanelle; Brad, Jamie, and Kylie; Thomas, and Lily and a loved great ‘Stevie’ of his 10 great grandchildren. Messages to the Parker family P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. At Steve’s request a private service will be held.

HOSKIN, Daphne Kaye: (Kaye) (nee Scott) November 13, 2019

Peacefully at Radius Millstream Ashburton, surrounded by her family. Aged 74 years. Dearly loved wife of Roy. Forever cherished mum of Darryll and Vicky, Janine and Donn McLaren, and Kylie and Jason Mactier. Adored Nana of Moriah, and Rebekah; Ben, Alyssa, and Scott; Shanan and great Nana of Shelby. Much loved sister and sister in law of Ann and David Shurrock, Roger, Kathy and the late Roger Merrin and loved by all her nieces and nephews. Special thanks to Dr Penny Holdaway, Dr John Guthrie the Palliative and District Nurses and carers for their love and care of Kaye. Messages to the Hoskins family P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. At Kaye’s request a private family service has been held.

MINGAY, Joan Margaret: November 10, 2019

Peacefully at Princes Court Lifecare, Ashburton surrounded by her family. Aged 89 years.Loved wife of Tony and mother of Graham, Dawn and Gail. A loved grandmother and great grandmother. Messages to the Mingay Family Flat 2/ 350 Burnett Street, Ashburton 7700. A special thank you to the staff at Princes Court and Dr Wootton for their care of Joan over the years. A private cremation has been held.

OVERTON, Vie Cowan: November 9, 2019

Peacefully at Princes Court Lifecare, Ashburton. In her 89th year. Dearly beloved wife of the late Ian Overton and friend of the late Robert Peat. Daughter of the late Mini and Jim McConnell, (formerly of Drummond). Messages to Neil Paterson, Lochiel R D 1, Winton 9781. A memorial service for Vie will be held at our Chapel, cnr East and Cox Streets, Ashburton on Saturday November 16, commencing at 11.00am followed by a graveside committal at the Old Winton Cemetery on Saturday November 23, 2019 at 11.00am.

WYNNE, Peter Stephen: (Winn) November 6, 2019

Sadly passed away on November 6, 2019 aged  65. Father to Ben, Amy, and Nicola, brother to Susan, and Robyn, Grandad to Flo, Hunter, Jade, and Chloe. Thank you to the Rosebank team, Ashburton and all who were involved in his care. A private cremation was held and a gathering for his burial of ashes will be confirmed at a later date.

AHEARN, (MURPHY) Marguerite Jane: November 3, 2019

Passed away peacefully in the loving care of her family on Sunday November 3, 2019, aged 57 years. Dearly loved wife and friend of Bruce Ahearn, adored mother of Ella, Padric, and Kate.Much loved daughter of Rose and the late Paddy Murphy (UK) and family. Loved daughter in law of Marion and the late Robert Ahearn (Masterton) and family. Messages to the Ahearn family, 341 Rutherfords Road, R D 1 Ashburton 7771. A service to celebrate and remember Marguerite’s life is to be held at Mt Somers Hall. Hoods Road, Mt Somers on Saturday November 9, commencing at 2.00pm. Followed by private interment.

MCMILLAN, Peggy: November 4, 2019

At Radius Millstream, Ashburton on November 4, 2019. Loved wife of the late Donald, loved mum and mother in law of Chris and Kirsty McMillan, Ross McMillan, Debbie and Jock Albright, Jo and Dave Peacock and treasured grandma of Simon and Julie McMillan, Peta McMillan and Brendan Owens, Katie and Tyler Miller, Charlie and Brianna Albright, Nicole and Tim Davis, Michelle and Andy Driscoll, Amy and Aaron Gutsell and wonderful great grandmother to all the littlies. Messages to 24 Reighton Drive, Ashburton 7700. At Pegs request a private family service will be held.

GLOSSOP, Bruce Keith: October 29, 2019

GLOSSOP, Bruce Keith:

Passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family. In his 77th  year. Dearly loved husband of Allie. Much loved father and father in law of Denise and Richard Begbie and treasured Grandad of Jason and Brie, and Paul. Messages to the Glossop family, P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. A service to celebrate Bruce’s life will be held at the Hotel Ashburton, Racecourse Road, on Monday November 4, commencing at 2.00pm. Followed by private cremation at the Ashburton Crematorium.