Funeral Notices

McKEE Jeffrey Hamilton On October 17, 2017

MCKEE Jeffrey Hamilton, (Jeff )Died peacefully on Tuesday 17 October 2017 at his home, Tinwald.  Jeffrey was the beloved son of Ngaio and Graham McKee of Ashburton, the beloved brother and brother in law of Carol and Louis Melchers, and Lester and Chantell McKee.  Also the adored Uncle of  Jared, Caleb,  and Anneliese, and a loved and respected  relative and friend to many. Messages to the McKee family c/- P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740.  Donations to the NZ Kidney Foundation would be much appreciated and may be left at the service. A celebration of Jeff’s life will be held at the Plains Museum, Maronan Road, on Saturday 21 October  commencing at 1.30pm.  Followed by private cremation at the Ashburton Crematorium.

MORRISS Elsie, (Trudi) QSM October 16, 2017

On October 16, 2017 at Ashburton, aged 92. Dearly beloved wife of Cliff for 70 years. Beloved mother and mother-in-law of Cheryl and Ken Vaughan, Noel and Kay, Clive and Judy, and Annette and John Begg. Loved Grandma Mo to her 24 grandchildren, great grandchildren and great, great grandchildren. Messages to Morriss family, PO Box 472, Ashburton 7740. Donations to Ashburton Blind Foundation in memory of Elsie would be appreciated and may be left at the service. A service to celebrate Elsie’s life will be held at St Stephen’s Anglican Church, Park Street, Ashburton on Friday October 20, commencing at 11.00am. Followed by private cremation at the Ashburton Crematorium.

CARTER Eric Bromley, October 15, 2017

Passed away peacefully at Rosebank Rest Home on 15 October 2017, aged 95. Husband of the late Eleanor, loved father and father in law of Ken and Pauline, the late Carol, and Barrie Hill and Richard and Maxine.  Grandfather of the late Simon, and Jade, Sarah and Aaron; Lance and Michelle, Shane and Ellie; Megan and Brent and the late Scott. Great grandfather of Harriet, Cameron, Caitlyn, and Hazel. Messages to Carter family, P O Box 275, Ashburton 7740. Special thanks to the staff at Rosebank for their loving care and support of Eric over the past four years. A service to celebrate Eric’s life will be held at Our Chapel, Cnr East and Cox Streets Ashburton on Tuesday October 24, commencing at 1.30pm. Followed by private cremation at the Ashburton Crematorium.

COOMBES Audrey, October 10, 2017

At Rosebank Resthome, Ashburton. Dearly loved wife of the late Reg. Much loved Mum of Val Fleming and Lesley and Dave Isaac. Cherished Nana of Russell and Fiona, Jo and Steve and Julie and Brendon; Amanda and Jamie, Ian and great Nana of Reggie; Rodney and Michelle, and Hayden and Meghan; Sophie, Olivia, and Joshua; Max; and great great Nana of Van, and Skyla. Messages to the Coombes family, P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. Special thanks to Dr Shilitto, Shirley Harris and the staff at Rosebank for their loving care of Audrey over the past year. A service to celebrate Audrey’s life will be held at our Chapel Cnr East and Cox Streets, Ashburton on Monday October 16, commencing at 11.00am. Followed by private cremation at the Ashburton Crematorium.

CREAN Kevin Thomas, October 11, 2017

At Ashburton Hospital. Loved and Loving husband of Doreen. Much loved and respected Dad of Tony and Jeanette, Bryan and Jo, Jacqueline and Greg Anderson, the late Bronwyn and Aaron Reid, Murray and Denise, and Wayne and Louise. Loved Grandad of his 11 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. Messages to Crean family, P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. Donations to St Vincent de Paul in memory of Kevin would be appreciated and may be left at the service. A Requiem Mass for Kevin will be held at the Church of the Holy Name, Sealy Street Ashburton, on Saturday October 14, commencing at 1.30pm. Followed by private family interment at the Ashburton New Lawn Cemetery. A Recitation of the Rosary will be held at the Church on Friday evening commencing at 7.00pm.

R.I.P.

QUAID Isabelle Maude, October 10, 2017

At home, Ashburton. Aged 87 years. Loved wife of the late Noel Quaid. Loved mother of Patrick and Eleanor (Queenstown), Trudy and Bill Foster (Waimate), Euan Quaid, (Christchurch), Gordon and Dorothy (Grass Valley, USA), Brendon and Janine (Whangarei), Vaughan and Margaret (Raheengraney, EIRE), Carmel, and Dolores (Christchurch) and loved Nana to 23 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. Loved daughter of the late Bell Lowe (Wanganui). Messages to the Quaid family c/- P O Box 472 Ashburton 7740.  A Requiem Mass to celebrate Isabelle’s life will be held at The Holy Spirit Church, Thomson Street. Tinwald on Monday October 16, commencing at 11.00am. Followed by private cremation at the Ashburton Crematorium.  Recitation of the Rosary will be held in the Church on Sunday evening at 7.00pm

HANSON Edith Margaret (Peg) October 9, 2017

Peacefully at Rosebank Rest Home, Ashburton. Aged 93 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Ivor. Beloved Mum of Daphne and Don Hensley, Thelma and the late Neville Kent, Hugh and Sue, and Nola and Ken Watson. A much loved Nana of her 11 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren. Messages to Hanson family, P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. A special thank you to the staff at Rosebank for their loving care of Peg for the last 11 years. A service to celebrate Peg’s life will be held at St Stephen’s Anglican Church, Park Street, Ashburton on Saturday October 14, commencing at 2.00pm. Followed by private cremation at the Ashburton Crematorium.

DELLIT Christopher Patrick, (Chris/Hickey) October 7, 2017

Suddenly at Christchuch Hospital on October 7, 2017. Aged 43 years. Dearly loved son of Rosemary and Harold and loved brother of Matt. Messages to Dellit family, P.O.Box 472, Ashburton 7740. Donations to ICU Christchurch Hospital in memory of Chris would be appreciated and may be left at the service. A service celebrating Chris’ life will be held at St John’s Anglican Church, High Street, Leeston on Friday October 13, commencing at 2.00pm. Followed by private cremation at the Ashburton Crematorium.

TAYLOR Trevor Joseph,(TT) October 5, 2017

Peacefully at Ashburton Hospital. In his 87th year. Dearly loved son of the late Annie and Jim Taylor. Loved brother and brother in law of Monica and Bernie, and Joe, Les and Olive, Jack and Josie, Mary and Kevin, and Fergus, Robert, Betty and John, and Mervyn (all deceased) and Shirley and Brian (Timaru). A much loved uncle of all his nieces, nephews and extended family. A funeral service for Trevor will be held at St Ita’s Catholic Church, West Town Belt, Rakaia on Monday October 9, commencing at 11.00am. Followed by private cremation at the Ashburton Crematorium.

RENDALL Wilma, October 4, 2017

Passed away peacefully on October 4, 2017 at Ashburton, aged 71 years. Dearly loved wife of George for over 51 years and cherished mother and mother in law of Derek and Leanne Rendall, and Lynette and Ian Cope. Will be sadly missed by her four grandchildren Samuel and Anya Rendall and Nicole and Jesse Cope. Lovingly remembered by older sisters Margaret Rendall and Anne Heath. Thanks to Ashburton Hospital staff and many who were instrumental in her care. Messages to Rendall family, P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740.Donations in memory of Wilma may be made to Canterbury West Coast Air Rescue, P O Box 20262, Bishopdale, Christchurch  8543. A service to celebrate Wilma’s life will be held at the Ashburton Baptist Church, Cnr  Cass and Havelock Streets, Ashburton on Saturday October 7, commencing at 11.00am. Followed by private cremation at the Ashburton Crematorium.