Funeral Notices

WALKER, Timothy Joshua Michael: May 19, 2018

WALKER, Timothy Joshua Michael: (TJ)

Suddenly taken from us May 19, 2018 at the early age of 24 years. Loved by his parents Steve and Tanya Walker. Adored brother of Vanessa Walker. Treasured soul mate of Sera Tarbotton. Messages to Walker family, P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. In lieu of flowers donations to Ashburton St John Ambulance and Fire Service would be appreciated and may be left at the service. A celebration of TJ’s life will be held at the Ashburton Racecourse, Racecourse Road, Ashburton on Friday May, 25 commencing at 2.00pm. Followed by private cremation at the Ashburton Crematorium.

“Forever in our hearts”

 

HIGHT, Margaret Armstrong: May 16, 2018

HIGHT, Margaret Armstrong:

On May 16, 2018 at Tuarangi Home, Ashburton. Aged 102 years. Loved wife of the late Eric Hight and loved mother and mother in law of Doreen and the late Gary Oppatt, David and Shona, Peter and Celia and Murray and Fern. Loved Grandma and great Grandma of all her grandchildren. Messages to P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. A special thank you to the staff at Methven House and Tuarangi Home for their loving care of Margaret. A service to celebrate Margaret’s life will be held at St David’s Union Church, Allens Road, Ashburton on Tuesday May 22, commencing at  2.00pm. Followed by private cremation

DOOLAN, Alma Margaret: May 15, 2018

DOOLAN, Alma Margaret: (nee Gillman) 24-7-1931 – 15-5-2018. Wife of the late Kevin. Loved mother and mother in law to Micky and Liz, Carla, Shane and Sandy, John and Karen, Patrick  (deceased) James and Sylvija and grandmother and great grandmother. Messages to the Doolan family C/- P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. A Requiem Mass for Alma will be held at the Church of the Holy Name, Sealy Street, Ashburton on Friday 18, May commencing at 1.00pm. Followed by interment at the Ashburton New Lawn Cemetery. A Recitation of the Rosary for Alma will be held at 138 Hollands Road, on Thursday, commencing at 7.00pm.

PECK, Janice Kathleen: May 15, 2018

PECK, Janice Kathleen: (nee Gray)

On 15 May 2018 suddenly at home, age 72.  Much loved wife and soulmate of Dennis for 54 years. Loving mother and mother-in-law of Jenny and David Brady, and Lynette, much loved Nana of Abbey, Kate, James, Aidan, Danielle and Damien. Messages to 133 Hollands Rd, Ashburton 7700. At the family’s request a private funeral will be held.

BISHOP, Sondra Mary: May 5, 2018

BISHOP, Sondra Mary: Tragically taken from us after a brief illness on May 5, 2018 in Brisbane, Australia. Aged 70. Dearly loved and cherished mother toToni, Rochelle, and Angela and adored Nanny to Izzy, and Maxx. Dearly loved sister and sister in law of Jill and Richard, Colleen, and Barbara Lye. Special thanks to the neurological doctors,  nurses and social workers at the ICU Royal Brisbane Hospital who’s dedication to providing Sondra the best care possible despite the odds , was truly wonderful. Messages to P O Box 470 Ashburton 7740. In lieu of flowers donations to the SPCA or the Blind Foundation Guide Dogs. A celebration of Sondra’s life will be held at the Hotel Ashburton, Racecourse Road, on Saturday May 19, commencing at 2.00pm. Followed by private family interment.

“Mum/ Nanny you have left a huge gap

in our lives that will never be filled.

We were truly blessed to have you

as our Mother/ Nanny. Now it’s your turn

 to be taken care of.

Rest in peace lovely lady”

HURLEY Neil Malcolm On 12 May 2018

On Saturday May 12, 2018 at Ashburton, after a great innings of 89 years.  Father of Brendon and Paletza, Kevin  and Tonee, Trevor and Jane, Allen and Vicki (Hokitika), Rendell and Donna (Perth), Denise and Kevin (Brisbane), Ian and Debbie (Bundaberg), Michael and Debbie (Dunedin), Margaret and Patrick, and his 18 grandchildren, and 19 great grandchildren.  Messages to the Hurley family c/- P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. Special thanks to the staff at Tuarangi Resthome for their loving care of Neil.  A Requiem Mass to celebrate Neil’s life will be held at the Church of the Holy Name, Sealy Street, Ashburton on Wednesday May 16, commencing at 1.00pm.  Followed by interment at the Ashburton New Lawn Cemetery.

MOORE, Robert James: May 9, 2018

MOORE: Robert James, (Bob)

On May 9, 2018. Peacefully at Rosebank Resthome, Ashburton. Aged 87 years. Dearly loved husband of Joan and loved father and father in law of Alastair and Madge, (UK) and Barbara (South Africa). Loved Grandad of Rob, (UK) and Julia and Donivan Wick (Auckland). Loved brother and brother in law of the late George, and Nancy and Nola and the late Rod Aubrey. A loved Uncle of all his nieces and nephews. Messages to Moore family, P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. A service to celebrate Bob’s life will be held at our Chapel, Cnr East and Cox Streets, Ashburton on Monday May 14, commencing at 2.00pm.Followed by private cremation.

DICKSON, Noeline: May 9, 2018

DICKSON, Noeline:  (Mumsy)

On May 9, 2018 at Ashburton. In her 95th year. Loved wife of the late Mo. Loving mother and mother in law of Graeme and Kaye Dickson, Alan and Vinessa Dickson, Shirley and the late Alan Blenkinsopp. Loving Nan to John and Denise Dickson, Julie and Pete Kahukiwa, Wayne and Roberta Dickson, Sharon and Clive Stewart, Graeme and Rochelle Dickson, Shawn Dickson, the late Aubrey Blenkinsopp, and Nicole and Todd Stephens. Loving great Nan to Sheydon, and Alister Dickson; Julie Anne, Orana, and Myer Kahukiwa; Jamie Lee, John, Tomecca, and Andrew Blenkinsopp-Stephens and Esta Anne Stewart. Loving great great Nan to Rory Doolan and Taylee Blenkinsopp-Stephens. Special thanks to the staff at Coldstream House for their love, care and respect for Noeline.

“In our hearts forever”

“May the sun rise up to meet you

and the wind be always at your back

the seas between us

will never keep us apart.

Until we meet again”

Messages to 482 Frasers Road, R D 8, Ashburton 7778. To honour our Mum’s wishes we are holding a private family burial.

SMITH, Shirley Laurel: May 6, 2018

SMITH, Shirley Laurel;

On May 6, 2018 peacefully at Cold Stream House, Ashburton. Aged 88 years. Dearly loved daughter of the late Fred and Jane Smith. Dearly loved niece of the late Olive. Loved by her close cousins, extended family and friends. Thank you to the staff at Coldstream for their loving care of Shirley. At Shirley’s request a private service has been held.

FORSYTH, Warren Joseph: May 1, 2018

FORSYTH, Warren Joseph: (Joe)

Died peacefully at Ashburton Hospital, May 1, 2018. Aged 94 years. Dearly loved husband and soul mate of the late Ruth. Loved brother in law of Ann (Wellington) and a wonderful uncle to all his nieces and nephews. Special friend of Nan Copland (Christchurch). Messages to 24 Turkington Street, Tawa, Wellington 5028. A private graveside service for Joe was held at Ashburton Cemetery on Tuesday May 8, 2018.