Funeral Notices

WRIGHT Mona Elizabeth On 10 July 2019

On July 10, 2019. Passed away peacefully at Terrace View, Ashburton. Aged 88 years. Dearly beloved wife of the late Douglas Henry, much loved mother of Garth, and Martin (Springston) and loved grandmother of Graham, Joshua, and Matthew. Loved sister and sister in law of Ken and Colleen Stewart, Ian Stewart and sister in law of Elsie and Harry O’Connell, Dorothy and her late husband’s Bert Palmer, and Len Walker, Ella and Ray Righton (all deceased). Loved Aunt, great Aunt and great great Aunt of all her nieces and nephews. Messages to the Wright family, P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. Donations to Ashburton St John would be appreciated and may be left at the service. A service for Mona will be held at our Chapel, cnr East and Cox Streets, Ashburton on Wednesday July 17, commencing at 1.30 pm. Followed by interment at the Ashburton New Lawn Cemetery.

BROOKER Noel Leonard On 12 July 2019

Formally of Friendship Lane, Ashburton. Passed away on July12, 2019 at Tuarangi Home, Ashburton. Sadly missed by his loving daughter Wendy, son in law Ken and grandchildren Leon, Nathan and Arahina.  Messages to the Brooker family, P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740.  A service to celebrate Noel’s life will be held at our Chapel, cnr East and Cox Streets, Ashburton on Friday July 19, commencing at 2.00pm. Followed by private cremation at the Ashburton Crematorium.

MCPHERSON, Ngaire Helene: (Nga) July 8, 2019

On July 8, 2019, peacefully at Ashburton Hospital, surrounded by her loving family. Aged 95 11/12. Dearly loved and treasured wife of the late Mac. Dearly loved Mum of Helene and Alan, and David and Beth. Very much loved Nan of Tania, Natasha and Ivan, Layna and Jaime; Erin and Matt, Jared and Antionette, Nicole and Ben and great Nan of Miley; Stephanie, Marshall, and Emily; Arie, and Remy. Loved Aunt of Michael, and Wendy and their families. Messages to the McPherson family, P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. Donations to the Ashburton Cancer Society in memory of Nga would be appreciated and may be left at the service. A service to celebrate Nga’s life will be held at our Chapel, cnr East and Cox Streets, Ashburton on Tuesday July 16, commencing at 2.00pm. Followed by private cremation at the Ashburton Crematorium.

BRAHAM, Margaret Jean: July 4 , 2019

On July 4, 2019 at Ashburton, Dearly loved wife of the late Roy. Loved mother and mother in law of David, Robert and Sue, loved Nana of Sam, Jamie, and Andrew and loved great Nana of Emily. Loved sister of Frances, Ian, and the late Bill. Special friend of Bradley. Messages to the Braham family P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. A service to celebrate Margaret’s will be held at Our Chapel on Thursday July 11, commencing at 1.30pm. Followed by private cremation at the Ashburton Crematorium.

SMITH, Heather Bruce: (‘Heatherbel’)

On July 2, 2019, passed away peacefully at Ashburton. Aged 93 years. Dearly beloved wife of the late Stanley P. Much loved mother and mother in law of Gerald and Liz (Christchurch), Gowan and John Heaney (Te Anau), Roylyn and Barry Austin (Mayfield), and dearly loved Grandma of Anna, Luke, and Kim; Logan, Bethany, Gemma, and Eliott; Darran, Lee, and Brent and great Grandma of her 14 great grandchildren. Messages to the Smith family, P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740.Flowers respectfully declined but donations to the Ashburton Heart Foundation would be appreciated and may be left at the service. A celebration of Heather’s life will be held at our Chapel, cnr East and Cox Streets, Ashburton on Saturday July 6, commencing at 1.30pm. Followed by private cremation at the Ashburton Crematorium.

KINGSBURY, George Russell: July 2, 2019

Passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family at Ashburton Hospital on July 2nd 2019, after a short illness. Dearly beloved husband of Ailsa. Loved and loving Dad of Sharon and Mick Peace, Robert and Debbie, and Catherine. Treasured Grandad of Izrael, Kayla, and Amber. Messages to the Kingsbury family, P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. Special thanks to all the medical and nursing staff who have taken care of George. A service celebrating George’s life will be held at the Ashburton Aviation Museum, Seafield Road, Ashburton on Saturday July 6, commencing at 11.00am. Followed by interment at the Ashburton New Lawn Cemetery.

LUDEMANN, Phillip Andrew: (Phill) June 29, 2019

18.8.1988 – 29.6.2019

Tragically passed away, peacefully. Deeply loved and special son of Ian and Jill. Cherished brother and special friend to Gemma and Josh and Cameron and Samira and loved and special uncle of Harper, Sailor, and Matilda. Sadly missed by his cats and dogs and his many relatives and friends. Message’s to the Ludemann family, P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. Donations to Mayfield St John in memory of Phill, would be appreciated and may be left at the service. Come celebrate Phill’s fulfilled life with his family at the Hotel Ashburton, Racecourse Road Ashburton, on Monday July 8, commencing at 1.30pm. Followed by interment at the Ashburton New Lawn Cemetery.

KAYE, Ian Stanley: July 1st, 2019

On July 1st, 2019 at Ashburton. Dearly loved husband of Heather. Much loved Dad of Lewis and Renee, Nadia and Justin and loved Poppa K of Otis, and Rakaia. Messages to the Kaye family, P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. Donations to St John in memory of Ian would be appreciated and may be left at the service. A service to celebrate Ian’s life will be held at the Chertsey Hall, Chertsey Line Road, on Friday July 5, commencing at 1.30pm.

HILL, Muriel Stella: July 1st 2019

On July 1st, 2019 passed away peacefully at Millstream, Ashburton. Aged 89 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Michael, loved mother of Richard, Angela and Rodney and their families. Messages to the Hill family, C/- P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. No Flowers by request. A service to celebrate Muriel’s life will be held at St Stephen’s Anglican Church, Park Street, Ashburton, on Monday July 8, commencing at 2.00pm. Followed by private cremation at the Ashburton Crematorium.

EADEN, Mabel Alice: June 29, 2019

EADEN, Mabel Alice:

On June 29, 2019, peacefully at Radius Millstream, Ashburton, surrounded by her loving family. Aged 88 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Reyn. Loved mother and mother in law of Shona and Dean, Lynne and Rob, Andrew and Lorraine and Sue and Merv. Much loved Nana and Great Nana of all her grandchildren. Special thanks to the staff at Radius Millstream for their loving care of Mum. Messages to 7 Bullock Street, Ashburton 7700. At Mabel’s request a private family service has been held.