Funeral Notices

HUNTER Michael Stewart Beckett, on December 1st, 2019

peacefully at Rosebank Hospital, Ashburton. Aged 82 years. Beloved son of the late Hugh and Elsa. Dearly loved brother of Jeremy and the late Victoria. Much loved uncle of Suzie and Ted, Jackie and Ian and Grand Uncle of Hamish, and Kirstie. Lifelong friend of Peter and Ruth Simpson and loving godfather to their daughter Kirsten.   Messages to the Hunter family, RD 1, Mt Somers, Ashburton 7771. A Memorial Service for Michael will be held at 3.30pm on Thursday December 5th, at the Christchurch Transitional Cathedral, 234 Hereford Street, Christchurch

BROUGH Neville Ashley, On December 1st, 2019

at Ashburton,  as a result of an accident. Dearly loved husband of Noeline.  Loved father and father in law of Tina and Mike, Nigel and Donna, Grant, Chris, Donna and Tina.  Loved grandfather of Jessica; Tara, Debs and Craig; Jimmy, Clancy and Keegan.  Loved  great Poppa of Jenn. Messages to the Brough family, 1a Carters Terrace, Ashburton 7700.  Noeline’s family wish to express their deepest thanks to the staff of St John Ambulance, and Ashburton Hospital who looked after Neville with such care and respect. In Lieu of flowers the family would appreciate donations to St John Ambulance and these may be left at the service.  A celebration of Neville’s life will be held at Our Chapel, cnr East & Cox Streets, Ashburton on Friday December 6th ,commencing at 2.00pm.  Followed by cremation at the Ashburton Crematorium

MOORE Dougal. On December 2nd, 2019

peacefully at Ashburton Hospital, in the loving presence of his family. Aged 64 years. Dearly loved husband of Christine. Cherished Dad of Jaclyn & Jonny Pow, Sam, Matt & Esther. Adored Pop of Olivia. Messages to: The Moore Family, PO Box 472, Ashburton. A service to celebrate Dougal’s life will be held at St David’s Union Church, Allens Road, Ashburton on Thursday December 5 commencing at 2pm. Followed by private cremation at the Ashburton Crematorium.

FREWEN Francis James Patrick, On November 30, 2019

peacefully at Terrace View Retirement Village, Ashburton. Aged 81 years. Much loved husband of the late Joy. Treasured and loved Dad of Valda and partner Grant, and Patricia and the late Brent. Loved grandad of Aidan, Monique; and Holly.  Messages to P O Box 2572, Wakatipu, Queenstown, 9349. No flowers by request please but donations to St John, Twizel would be appreciated and may be left at the service. A service to celebrate Francis’s life will be held at the Church of the Holy Name, Sealy Street, Ashburton on Wednesday December 4, commencing at 11.00am. Followed by private cremation at the Ashburton Crematorium.

CABOUT Marius On November 28, 2019

peacefully at home, on November 28, 2019. In his 92nd year.  Loved husband of Jean for 61 years.  Loved father and father in law of Bill and Debby, Liz and John, Peter and Lisa, Stuart, and Paul and Nick.  Loved Grandad of all his grandchildren and great grandchildren.  Will be sadly missed by his extended family in Holland. Messages to the Cabout family c/- P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. Donations to the Deaf Association or Blind NZ would be much appreciated and may be left at the service A service to celebrate Marius’ life will be held at Our Chapel, cnr East & Cox Streets, Ashburton on Tuesday December 3rd, commencing at 11.00am.  Followed by interment at the Ashburton New Lawn Cemetery.

WATERS, Noel David: November 26, 2019

On November 26, 2019 at Ashburton, aged 90 years. Loved son of the late Bill and Rita Waters. Loved brother of the late George, RNZAF 31st Squadron, and the late Gwen Simpson. Much loved father and father in law of Mark and Colleen (Christchurch) and Grandad to Kristin, Bryce and Amelia. Messages to the Waters family C/- P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. At Noel’s request a private cremation has been held.

PERRY, Andrew: (Andy) November 21, 2019

Suddenly at home in Ashburton on Thursday November 21, 2019. Dearly loved son of the late Jack and Thora. Much loved brother of Jonathan and Raewyn, Daniel, Oliver, Keren and Greg Earp. Loved uncle of his niece and nephews. Andy was fun loving, good natured and a generous brother and uncle. Messages for Andrew’s family may be left on his tribute page at A memorial service for Andrew will be held at the Hinds Rugby Football Club Rooms, Hinds Domain on Tuesday November 26, commencing at 11.00am. A further service to farewell and celebrate Andrew’s life will be held at Jonathan and Raewyn’s home ­- 175 Cheal Road, Ngaere, Stratford on Tuesday 3 December 2019 at 11.00am, followed by a private burial at Kopuatama Cemetery

PARKER, Stephen Arthur: (Steve) November 12, 2019

On November 12, 2019 at Nelson. Passed away peacefully in his sleep. Aged 80 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Doreen. Much loved Dad of Wayne and Alison, Lyn and Greg Horne, Glenn and Paul Wallis, Brent and Aimee and loved ‘Stevie’ of Ashley, and Hannah; Mark, Glen, and Chanelle; Brad, Jamie, and Kylie; Thomas, and Lily and a loved great ‘Stevie’ of his 10 great grandchildren. Messages to the Parker family P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. At Steve’s request a private service will be held.

HOSKIN, Daphne Kaye: (Kaye) (nee Scott) November 13, 2019

Peacefully at Radius Millstream Ashburton, surrounded by her family. Aged 74 years. Dearly loved wife of Roy. Forever cherished mum of Darryll and Vicky, Janine and Donn McLaren, and Kylie and Jason Mactier. Adored Nana of Moriah, and Rebekah; Ben, Alyssa, and Scott; Shanan and great Nana of Shelby. Much loved sister and sister in law of Ann and David Shurrock, Roger, Kathy and the late Roger Merrin and loved by all her nieces and nephews. Special thanks to Dr Penny Holdaway, Dr John Guthrie the Palliative and District Nurses and carers for their love and care of Kaye. Messages to the Hoskins family P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. At Kaye’s request a private family service has been held.