Funeral Notices

WILSON Roberta Norrie (Norrie) on January 20, 2021

at Ashburton Hospital, aged 85 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Nevill.  Much loved mother and mother in law of Sherryl and Paul, David, Colin and Rachael and Stephen.  Grandma of Laura-Jane; and Gran to Thomas, and Adam.  Loved sister of Catherine, and the late Pauline and aunt to Greg, Ken, Donna; Helen, and their families.  Loved sister in law of Brian, Marie and family. Messages to the Wilson family c/- P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. Donations to St John would be much appreciated and may be left at the service. A service to celebrate Norrie’s life will be held at St David’s Union Church, Allens Road, Ashburton on Monday January 25, commencing at 2.00pm.  Followed by private cremation at the Ashburton Crematorium.

BROWN Valmai Elspeth (Val), on January 13th, 2021

in her 70th year, surrounded by her family. Dearly loved wife of Bob (50 Years), loving mother and mother-in-law of Roddy and Lauren, Jenny and Ben Rutherford, Sheila and Steve Worsley, and Wendy and Blair Matthews. Devoted Gran of Holly, Gus, Jake, Sophie, Tom, Anna, Ben, Isla, Will, Mikayla and Brad. The family are grateful to Nurse Maude for all their care and support, in lieu of flowers, donations to Nurse Maude would be much appreciated and may be left at the service. Messages to 412 Blackford Road, RD 12 Rakaia .A service to celebrate Valmai’s life will be held at the Mt Hutt Memorial Hall, Methven on Tuesday January 19, commencing at 1.30pm.  Followed by private cremation.

MEYNELL Cecil, on January 5, 2021

Peacefully at Terrace View Retirement Village, Ashburton.  Aged 86 years.  Loving father of Rose, and Joe. Loved Grandad of all his grandchildren and great grandchildren.  Loved brother to all his family.  Messages to the Meynell family c/- P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740.  At Cecil’s request a private cremation has been held.

HYAM George Samuel John, on January 6, 2021

Passed away peacefully at Terrace View Retirement Village, Ashburton on January 6th, 2021.  In his 100th year.  Dearly loved husband of the late Valerie.  Loved father of David, and Greg.  Dearly loved father in law to Karyn.  Loved Grandad to Jonathan, Samuel, Nicole, and Jessica.  Loved great Grandad to Charlie, Eden, and Lincoln.  Thank you very much to Terrace View staff for their wonderful care of George.  Messages to 16 Albert Street, Netherby, Ashburton 7700.  A private cremation for George has been held.

BAIN Peter Lachlan MacKinnon, on January 10, 2021

peacefully at Radius Millstream, Ashburton. Aged 88 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Marie. Much loved father and father in law of Al and Karen, and Bob and Alayna. Treasured Gramps / Grandpa of Kate, and Maddy; and Lachie. Messages to the Bain family c/- P.O. Box 472, Ashburton 7740. A service to celebrate Peter’s life will be held in our Chapel cnr East and Cox Streets Ashburton on Thursday January 14 commencing at 2.00 pm, followed by cremation at the Ashburton Crematorium.

HARGREAVES William Robert (Bill), on January 9, 2021

Passed away peacefully surrounded by family on January 9th, 2021 at Tuarangi Home.  Aged 87 yearsDearly loved husband of Helen, much loved father and father in law of Grant and Barb, Trudy and Alan Tarbotton, Rachel and Bryce Prendergast.  Loving grandad of Sam and Bryce, Luke, Alex, George and the late Gemma, Joshua and Hannah, and great grandad of Maia. Many thanks to all staff at Princes Court and Tuarangi Home for their excellent care and unconditional love to Bill and family over the last few years. A celebration of Bill’s life will be held at the Methven Golf Club, Hobbs Road, Methven on Wednesday 13th January commencing at 3pm followed by private cremation. “A very special man now at peace.”

GREEN Freda, on January 5, 2021

at Radius Millstream, Ashburton.  Passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family, aged 100 years.  Dearly loved wife of the late George.  Much loved mother and mother in law of Bryan and Eileen, and Alison and Ted Moore.  Treasured Nana of Andrew, Sheryl, the late Jeffrey, and Megan; Gene, Kerryn, Emma and their partners.  Loved great Nana of her 11 great grandchildren.  Messages to the Green family c/- P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. In lieu of flowers donations to Ashburton St John would be much appreciated and may be left at the service.  A service to celebrate Freda’s life will be held at St David’s Union Church, Allens Road, Ashburton on Tuesday January 12, commencing at 2.00pm.  Followed by a private cremation at the Ashburton Crematorium.

DAVIDSON Malcolm (Sandy) on January 7, 2021

 

Peacefully at Tuarangi Home, Ashburton, aged 70 years. Dearly loved husband of Liz. Loved father and father in law of Shane and Julia, Tim and Rachel, Cody and Georgie, and Anna and Jamie. Loving Pops to Phoenix, Angus and Elliot.  Messages to the Davidson family c/- P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740.  A service to celebrate Sandy’s life will be held at Our Chapel, cnr East & Cox Streets, Ashburton on Wednesday January 13, commencing at 11.00am.  Followed by cremation at the Ashburton Crematorium.

de Wys Nick, on December 30, 2020

at Coldstream Lifecare, Ashburton, aged 70 years.  Passed away peacefully with his family by his side. Loving husband of Hilda and father of Roberta, and Blair.  Father in law of Greg, and Laura, and Grandad of Edwin, Barbera, Gerald, James, and Aachie.  Messages to the de Wys family c/- P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740.  A Memorial Service for Nick will be held at Our Chapel, cnr East & Cox Streets, Ashburton on Friday January 8, commencing at 1.30pm.

ROONEY Brian Francis, on January 5, 2021

Passed away peacefully at Princes Court Lifecare, Ashburton, with his family beside him, in his 93rd year. Loved husband of Kathleen. Loved father and father in law of Kathleen and Kevin Bargent, Pete Rooney and Wendy Wills, Sue and Rolfe Stevens. Loved grandfather of all his grandchildren. Messages to the Rooney family c/- P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740.  Our grateful thanks to the staff at Princes Court for their loving care of Brian. In lieu of flowers donations to St John Ambulance or St Vincent de Paul would be much appreciated and may be left at the service. A Requiem Mass to celebrate Brian’s life will be held at the Church of the Holy Name, Sealy Street, Ashburton on Friday 8 January commencing at 1.30pm.  Followed by interment at the Ashburton New Lawn Cemetery.