Whanganui Funeral Notices

Listed in order of publication date

JANES, Ronald Mervyn (Ron)

Passing: 25th January 2021
Funeral: Private Service Held
Published: 27th January 2021

At home, on 25th January 2021.

A loved Dad, Grandpa and friend. Ron will be greatly missed.

At Ron’s request, a private farewell will be held.

Cleveland's

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RHODES: Ernest John (John)

Passing: 25th January 2021
Funeral: 30th January 2021
Published: 27th January 2021

Peacefully at Summerset Village Rest Home, Wanganui on Tuesday 25th January, 2021. Aged 78 years.

Loved father and father in law of Steven and Ange, Craig and Judy.
Loved Popa of Samantha, Taylor, Brooke, Brandon, Tyler and Tegan and loved great popa of Karlos.
Loved Uncle of all his nieces and nephew.

Friends are invited to attend a Service to celebrate John’s life in the Trinity Methodist Church, Wicksteed Street, Wanganui on Saturday 30th January 2021 at 11.00am, to be followed by a Private Cremation.

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PAKI: Terina Meri Ataria (nee Borell)

Passing: 27th January 2021
Funeral: 30th January 2021
Published: 27th January 2021

On 27th January 2021, peacefully at home surrounded with love.

Loved wife and best friend of Davey.

Much loved Mum to Tukotahi and Raelee, Drei, Matenga, Titirau and Ashleigh, Nahona and Courtney.

Precious Nanny T to all her mokopuna.

Close friend of Kaz.

Beautiful daughter of Peter and Huia, and favourite sister to Thomas and Anna, Hemi and Nicole.

A loved Auntie and Nanny.

Granddaughter of Henry and Te Raumarara Borell, and Makitua and Queenie Churchward (all deceased).

Terina’s Service will be at Motiti Marae, Mangatea Road, Te Kuiti, on Saturday 30th January 2021 at 11.00 a.m.

‘’If our love could have saved you,

You would have lived forever”.

Dempsey & Forrest

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PEIHOPA, Christopher Joseph

Passing: 25th January 2021
Funeral: 29th January 2021
Published: 27th January 2021

Haere e te pononga ki te Torona o Ihoa o nga Mano.

Chris (Ngâ Puhi/Te Iwi o Môrehu) passed away suddenly on the 25th of January while at Râtana with whânau.

Much loved son of Rhona (Ngâti Kurî) & Whetu Peihopa (Ngâi Tai) and, raised by Mihima Moka (Ngâpuhi) & Ritete Motene (Ngâti Hine).

Loving dad of Melissa, Winne, Christopher & Lucia, loving dad of Rangimarie, Whetu-Marama, Kotahitanga, Ngatiini & Mihima Moka and all his moko.

A final pôwhiri is being held at Te Omeka Marae - 1133 Tauranga Road, RD3, Matamata - on Friday 29th January at 9am, followed by Whakamoemiti at 10.30am.

W.A.O.P.H.M.T.AE

Cleveland's

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METE KINGI: Elly Lucy (Te Ua)

Passing: 23rd January 2021
Funeral: Private Service Held
Published: 26th January 2021

Surrounded by her loving family on 23rd January 2021, aged 84 years.

Loved wife of the late Hoani Mete King and the late Dick Te Ua.

Dearly loved Mum and Mother in law of Richard and Aija, Ahu and Lyndsey, Ronnie and Kath, Theresa and Graham. Beloved Oma of Adam and Jeanette, Timi, Moana; Lucy and Cameron, Kate, and Quinn. Much loved by Dallas.

In accordance with Elly’s a private family service has been held.

Dempsey & Forrest

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GREENWOOD: William (Bill)

Passing: 25th January 2021
Funeral: Private Service Held
Published: 26th January 2021

On 25th January 2021 at Hospice Whanganui, aged 88 years.

Long life friend and husband for 66 years of Irene.

Proud father of Jane Anne, John, James, and Liam.

Loved Grandad of his Grandchildren, Great Grandchildren and Great Great Grandson.

In accordance with Bill’s wishes a Private Family Farewell has been held.

Dempsey & Forrest

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GASH, Carol Anne

Passing: 21st January 2021
Funeral: 29th January 2021
Published: 25th January 2021

Born in Raetihi on 1st November 1946, passed away peacefully in Whanganui Hospital on 21st January 2021.

Dearly loved wife of David and loving mother of Aaron.

A funeral to celebrate Carol’s life will be held in Faith City Church, Springvale Road,Whanganui, on Friday 29th January, at 1.00pm.

Cleveland's

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VALLELY: Jeanette Carolena (nee Calman)

Passing: 22nd January 2021
Funeral: 27th January 2021
Published: 25th January 2021

Passed away peacefully in her sleep at home on 22nd January 2021, aged 84 years.

Dearly loved Wife of the late Ted & the late Keith Sollitt. Much loved Mum & Mother-in-law of Deb & Scott Gretton (Taupo), Vicki & the late Richard Rima (Taupo), Jo & Dan Fearn (Wanganui). Loved Step Mum of Gregor & Kerry, Jason, Amanda & Ben. Loved Nana/Grandma of her 16 Grandchildren & 12 Great Grandchildren.

Special thanks to the staff from Healthcare NZ & District Nurses for their love and support.

In lieu of flowers donations to the Alzheimer’s Foundation would be greatly appreciated and can be left at Jeanette’s Service.

Friends are invited to attend a Service to celebrate Jeanette’s life in the Forrest Lawn Chapel, 208 Guyton Street, Wanganui, on Wednesday 27th January 2021 at 2.00pm, to be followed by Interment at the Aramoho Lawn Cemetery.

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Loved Sister & Sister-in-law of John & Carol Calman, Caroline & the late Ray Daniel, Heather & the late Kevin Jarrett, Hilary & the late Allan Calman, Rosemary & Desmond Burke, & Bryan & Margaret Calman.

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KAUIKA TAUROA: Geneva

Passing: 23rd January 2021
Funeral: 26th January 2021
Published: 25th January 2021

Peacefully at home on Saturday 23rd January 2021, after a long illness. Aged 76 years.

Loved Wife of Robin Tauroa. Cherished Mother of Susan, Ann, Samantha and Jason. Beloved Nanny to all her Mokopuna.

Friends are invited to attend a Service to celebrate Geneva’s life in the Forrest Lawn Chapel, 208 Guyton Street, Whanganui on Tuesday 26th January 2021 at 1.00pm, to be followed by interment at the Aramoho Lawn Cemetery

Geneva’s Service will be webcast live on www.dempseyandforrest.co.nz ‘Watch Funeral Online’ link.

Dempsey & Forrest

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