Funeral Notices

WARD, Christopher John; (Chris) February 19, 2018

Passed away peacefully with loved ones, at Terrace View, Ashburton. Aged 75 years. Dearly loved husband and best friend of Gillian. Loving wonderful Dad of Maria and Ross Fowler, (Darfield) Carleen and Tim Hampton, (Adelaide) Donna-Tracey and Steve Cvitan, (WA) Kristine and Rob Marriott, (Ashburton) Kerry and Ben White, (London) and treasured Grandad Chris and Pop of his 9 Grandchildren. A special thankyou to the staff of Terrace View and Palliative Care for their warm and caring support, and to Father Geoff for his kindness. Messages to the Ward Family, P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. Donations to the Ashburton Kidney Society would be appreciated and may be left at the service. A Requiem Mass to Celebrate Chris’ life will be held at the Holy Spirit Catholic Church, Thompson Street, Tinwald on Friday February 23, commencing at 1.30pm. Followed by interment at the Ashburton New Lawn Cemetery.

WHYTE Roy Jack (Jack) On February 10. 2018

WHYTE Roy Jack (Jack), on February 10, 2018, at Ashburton.  Treasured husband and best friend of Dulc.  Dearly loved Dad of Graeme and Michelle, and Barry.  Respected Grandad ‘Jack’ of Nathan, Simon and Skye, Matt and Aleysia, and Emily.  A loved brother, brother in law, and Uncle, and Godfather to Gaye and Russell.  Messages to the Whyte family c/-  P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740.  Donations to the Ashburton Kidney Society would be much appreciated and may be left at the service. A service for Jack will be held at Our Chapel, cnr East & Cox Streets, Ashburton on Friday February 16, commencing at 2.00pm.  Followed by private cremation at the Ashburton Crematorium. “Rest My Darling”

GRIFFITHS, Ngaire Agnes On February 4, 2018

GRIFFITHS (nee Goodwin) Ngaire  Agnes, passed away peacefully in the arms of her family on Sunday February 4, 2018, at Nurse Maude Hospice, Christchurch.  Aged 85 years.  Dearly loved wife and friend of the late Ivan Griffiths for 52 years.  Cherished and loving Mum and mother in law to Christine and David Janett and devoted and loving Nana to Hamish, Matthew, and Scott.  Loving daughter of the late Walter and Alma Goodwin and sister and sister in law to the late Stanley and Gwen Goodwin, the late Neville and Julie Goodwin, and Alister and Adrienne Goodwin.  A very special aunt, cousin and friend to many.  Special thanks to the staff at Christchurch Hospital Oncology Ward and Nurse Maude Hospice for their care of Ngaire.  In lieu of flowers donations to Nurse Maude Hospice would be appreciated and may be left at the service.  A service for Ngaire will be held in the Sinclair Centre, Park Street, Ashburton on Friday February 9, commencing at 1.30pm.  Followed by private interment at the Ashburton New Lawn Cemetery.

McFARLANE, Alistair Fyfe, On February 4, 2018

MCFARLANE, Alistair Fyfe – On February 4, 2018, peacefully at Ashburton Hospital. Aged 75 years. Dearly loved husband of Sue for 50 years. Much loved dad and mate of Andrew. Loved brother and brother in law of Anne and Brian Marsden, and Lorna and the late Ivan McFarlane and their families. Messages to McFarlane family, P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. A memorial service for Alistair will be held at our Chapel, Cnr East and Cox Streets, Ashburton on Wednesday February 7, commencing at 1.00pm

MAW: John Robert, February 1 , 2018

MAW, John Robert: (Late of Southbridge) On February 1, 2018 peacefully at Coldstream Housel, Ashburton. Aged 84 years. Dearly loved husband of Shirley and loved father and father in law of Darren and Sue. Loved brother and brother in law of Eileen and Les Allen, Kath and Harold Luke, Hazel and Jack Corbett, (all dec) and the late Bert, and Betty. A loved uncle of all his nieces and nephew. Messages to Maw family, P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. Donations to Ashburton St John would be appreciated and may be left at the service. A service to celebrate John’s life will be held at our Chapel, Cnr East and Cox Streets, Ashburton on Monday February 5, commencing at 2.00pm. Followed by private cremation at the Ashburton Crematorium.

REID, John Selwyn: January 29, 2018

At Cameron Courts, Ashburton. Aged 90 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Diane. Loved father and father in law of Martin and Philippa and Deirdre and Colin. Loved Grandad of James, Aaron, Simon, and Larissa. Loved brother of Alan, Colin, and Helen. Messages to Reid family, P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. A service celebrating John’s life will be held at Trinity Church, 25 Hororata  Dunsandel Road, Dunsandel on Friday February 2, commencing at 1.30pm followed  by interment at the Dunsandel Cemetery.

CLEMETT, Neil: January 31, 2018

CLEMETT, Neil: Passed away suddenly, at Ashburton Hospital on January 31, 2018 after a short illness.  Dearly loved husband of the late Shirley. Loved father of Wayne and Jenny, Danny and Rebecca, Riki and Marie, Tracey and Lance. Dearly loved grandad of Bonnie, Tenille, Jack, Billy, Holly, Jayden, Jonah, Taylor, Laiana and great grandad of Fynn and Arlo. Messages to Clemett family P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. A service celebrating Neil’s life will be held at St John’s Presbyterian Church, Jackson Street, Methven on Saturday February 3, commencing at 11.00am. Followed by interment at the Methven Cemetery.

MCCULLY, Annette FranceS January 26, 2018

Unexpectedly at Ashburton. Aged 72 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Andrew. Loved mother and mother in law of Samuel and Sarah, Matthew and Tegan and loved Granny of Maddie, Anastasia, and Camille; Darcy, Gilbert, and Cedar. Messages to McCully family, P O Box 472, Ashburton 7700. A service to celebrate Annette’s life  will be held at St Stephen’s Anglican Church, Park Street, Ashburton on Wednesday, January 31st, commencing at 11.00am. Followed by private family interment.

MAUDE, Arthur Leslie Familton: January 22, 2018

12 -7-1931 – 22-1-2018 It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Arthur at Radius Millstream, Ashburton after a brief illness. Much loved husband and good shepherd of Joan. Loved and respected father and father in law of Deirdre and Kelvin and the Peter Curd, Dr Kate Richardson and Doug, Rose and Bruce Leonard, and Trish and Omar Palov. Arthur was a much loved grandad and great grandad to all his grandchildren and great grandchildren. Much loved brother of Edna and the late Willie, the late Alice and Ken Keen, the late Linda and Keith McKenzie and the late Allan and Maureen. Brother in law to John and the late Maude, David and Jennifer, Marina and Ken Pomeroy, Stan and the late Claire Kennedy, also the late Betty and Ron Matchett and the late Doug and Marion Kennedy. Loved and respected uncle of his nieces and nephews, the Bridge Club Family, trusted workmate of all those at Winslow Farms and mustering mate and loved friend of the Simpson family, Mt Hay Station, Lake Tekapo. Grateful thanks to the caring staff at Radius Millstream who looked after Arthur during his brief illness, especially Jan, Shibu, Esther, Albert, Anna and Grace. Thank you also to the team at the Nelson Building Society, especially Amanda. Messages to Maude Family, P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. In lieu of Flowers donations to Riding for the Disabled, Ashburton would be appreciated and may be left at the service. A celebration of Arthur’s life will be held at the Hotel Ashburton, Racecourse Road, on Saturday January 27, commencing at 3.00pm.

DREVER, Mavis (nee Ruck) (formerly) Lamb; January 19, 2018

Peacefully at Ashburton Hospital, aged 91 years. Loved wife of George, and Norman Lamb (dec). Loved mother and mother in law of Janice and Wayne Murta, Colin and Sue Lamb, Roger Lamb, (dec) Nigel Lamb, and Elizabeth Drever (dec).Grandmother of Dean, and Justin;  Lee and Karleen, Wayne and Sharlene, Rebecca and Dave, and Rachel (Dec); and Daniel, and Kurt. Great grandmother of Jesse, Alex, and Lachlan; Savannah, Mikayla, Aleisha, and Jordyn; Taylor, and Jess; Alexander, Finlay, and Henry. Messages to 36c Burnett Street, Ashburton 7700. At Mavis’ request a private funeral has been held.