Whanganui Funeral Notices

Listed in order of publication date

BURNEY: Donald James (Don)

Passing: 14th December 2020
Funeral: 17th December 2020
Published: 14th December 2020

Passed away 14th December 2020 at Summerset Care Home, aged 84 years.

Adored soul mate of Heather for 65 years. Loved Dad of Grant and Trish, Russ and Barb, Mark and Gael and Alison and Dave.

Much loved Grandfather of Chris, Steve and Ria, Scott and Tash, Craig and Jacinta, Matt and Tiarna, Bevan and Ella.

A loved Great Grandfather of Logan, Alex and Jade, and loving brother and brother in law of Phyll and the late Barry.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Parkinson’s Society would be greatly appreciated and can be left at Don’s service.

A special thank you to the wonderful Team at Summerset Care Home.

Friends are invited to attend a celebration of Don’s life in the Forrest Lawn Chapel, 208 Guyton Street, Wanganui on Thursday 17th December 2020 at 11.00am, to be followed by a private cremation.

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GIBSON: Jack

Passing: 12th December 2020
Funeral: 17th December 2020
Published: 13th December 2020

On 12th December 2020 peacefully at Whanganui Hospital, aged 83 years.

Dearly loved husband of Rhonda, and the late Pat.

Jack will be dearly missed and loved by all his children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, and brothers & sisters.

In lieu of flowers donations to the Heart Foundation would be greatly appreciated and can be left at Jack’s service.

Friends are invited to attend a service to celebrate Jack’s life in the Aramoho Crematorium Chapel, McNeill Street, Wanganui on Thursday 17th December 2020 at 11.00am.

Dempsey & Forrest

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IRELAND: Doreen

Passing: 11th December 2020
Funeral: 16th December 2020
Published: 12th December 2020

Peacefully after a long illness on Friday 11th December 2020 at St. Johns Hill Healthcare, aged 85 years.

Dearly loved wife of David.

Loved mother and mother-in-law of Steve, Viki and Lloyd, and Mark and Fi.

Loved Nana of Jonathan and Jess, Jaimi and William, Courtney and Katherine, and Aaron and Melanie.

Loved granan of Luka, Arja, Charli, Terence, Riley, Hunter, Theo, and Violet.

In lieu of flowers donations to St. John Ambulance would be greatly appreciated and can be left at Doreen’s Service.

A very special thank you to all the staff at St. Johns Hill Healthcare for their exceptional care of Doreen.

Friends are invited to join the family in remembering Doreen’s life in the Forrest Lawn Chapel, 208 Guyton Street, Whanganui, on Wednesday 16th December 2020, at 11.00 a.m, to be followed by a private cremation.

Dempsey & Forrest

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RAYNER: Kenneth Alfred (Ken)

Passing: 8th December 2020
Funeral: Private Service Held
Published: 11th December 2020

Reg. No: 24285688. Trooper. Royal Scots Dragoon Guards.

At home surrounded by love on 8th December 2020.

Cherished love of Denise.

Dearly loved father of David, Lesley and their families.

In his 70th year.

A private service has been held in accordance with Ken’s wishes.

Dempsey & Forrest

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DAY: Norma Mary

Passing: 9th December 2020
Funeral: 14th December 2020
Published: 10th December 2020

Peacefully at Whanganui Hospital on Wednesday 9th December 2020, aged 90 years.

Very much loved wife of the late Geoff.

Adored Mum of Kath and Stephen.

Cherished nana to Tom, Jackson, James, and Hamish.

Loved by all her friends and will be greatly missed.

Friends and family are invited to a celebration of Norma’s life at Kath and Freddie’s home, 25 Golf Course Road, Ohakune on Monday 14th December 2020, at 2:00 p.m, to be followed by a private cremation.

Dempsey & Forrest

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HUDSON, Lizz

Passing: 28th November 2020
Funeral: 15th December 2020
Published: 9th December 2020

Left us on 28th November 2020, aged 42.

Much loved Mummy of Maia, Lu, and the late Elektra.

Beloved precious daughter of Angie and Keith (United Kingdom).

Adored sister of Nikki (United Kingdom).

Loving wife to Phil.

Will be deeply missed by all.

A service to celebrate Lizz’s life will be held in the Cleveland Chapel, 179 Ingestre Street, Whanganui, on Tuesday 15th December 2020, at 10.00am.

The service will also be live-streamed at www.clevelandfunerals.co.nz.

“You’re at peace now our darling”

Cleveland's

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JEFFARES: Ronald Leslie (Ron)

Passing: 28th November 2020
Funeral: Private Service Held
Published: 5th December 2020

On Saturday 28th November 2020 in the Wanganui Hospital with his family, aged 82.

Loved wife of Dawn, Loved Dad of Sarah and Vaughan, Simon (late), Catherine and John, loved Grandad of Michael, Ben, Caitlin and Hannah and Great Granddad to Arlo.

A special thanks to the Healthcare New Zealand staff and district nurses who supported Ron with great humour and care over recent years.

In accordance with Ron’s wishes, a private ceremony has been held.

“Always a fighter and the life of the party. You (and all your dad jokes) will be missed.”

Dempsey & Forrest

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GADSBY: Hugh Thomas

Passing: 2nd December 2020
Funeral: 5th December 2020
Published: 2nd December 2020

Peacefully on 2nd December 2020, aged 83 years.

Much loved husband of Esther. Brother of Elaine.

Loved and respected Uncle to all his nieces & nephews .

Friends are invited to attend a Service for Hugh in the Forrest Lawn Chapel, 208 Guyton Street, Wanganui

on Saturday 5th December 2020 at 1.00pm, to be followed by Interment at the Aramoho Lawn Cemetery.

Dempsey & Forrest

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JONES, John

Passing: 28th November 2020
Funeral: 2nd December 2020
Published: 29th November 2020

Peacefully in Whanganui Hospital on 28th November 2020.

Rest In Peace.

Dearly loved husband for 50 years of the late Shona. Much Dad and father in law of Jeremy, (the late) Hamish, Miles, Justin, Jessica Marshall, and Adam and Amanda. A loved and loving grandad to all his grandchildren and great grandchildren.

A graveside service to farewell John will be held at the Hawera Cemetery, Gladstone Street, Hawera on Wednesday 2nd December at 12 Noon.

Cleveland's

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DRUMMOND, Margaret Christina, (Peggy)

Passing: 28th November 2020
Funeral: 1st December 2020
Published: 29th November 2020

Peacefully, on Saturday, 28th November 2020, aged 92 years.

Much loved daughter of the late Bill and Isa Drummond. Loving sister of Ian and Joy, and Aunt of (the late) Sue, Kaye, Robyn, Andrew and their families.

A service to farewell Margaret will be held in the Cleveland Funeral Home, Burnblea Chapel, 173 Ingestre Street Wanganui, Tuesday 1st December 2020 at 3.00pm.

Cleveland's

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