Whanganui Funeral Notices

Listed in order of publication date

HEMINGWAY: Greg

Passing:
Funeral: 27th February 2021
Published: 25th February 2021

Police Sergeant. GH X012.

Peacefully surrounded by his loving family at Hospice Whanganui, aged 42 years.

Devoted and loving husband of Mistie (Peaches).

Adored Dad of Quinn, Cian, and Emerson.

Loved son-in-law of Malcolm and Karen.

Loved father-in-law, uncle, brother-in-law, colleague, and friend.

Loved ‘Pop Gweg’ to Archie.

Will be greatly missed by many.

In lieu of flowers donations to Hospice Whanganui would be appreciated and can be left at Greg’s Service.

Friends are invited to attend a celebration of Greg’s life in the Forrest Lawn Chapel, 208 Guyton Street, Whanganui, on Saturday 27th February 2021 at 11.00 a.m, to be followed by a private cremation.

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HOOPER: Betty May

Passing: 22nd February 2021
Funeral: Private Service Held
Published: 25th February 2021

Passed away peacefully on Monday 22nd February 2021, aged 83 years.

Wife of the late Barry Hooper.

Loving Mum and Mother-in-law to Sue and the late Chris Hina, Steve & Leigh Hooper, and Jeff.

Loved Nana, Great Gran and Great Great Gran.

In accordance with Betty’s wishes a Private Family Service has taken place.

Dempsey & Forrest

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WRIGHT, Thomas Joseph (Tom)

Passing: 23rd February 2021
Funeral: 26th February 2021
Published: 23rd February 2021

Peacefully with his family at his side on Tuesday 23rd February 2021, aged 95 years.

Dearly loved husband of Nola for 75 amazing years.

Loved Father & Father-in-law of Carol & Tom, Helen & Tony, Lorraine & Johnny, Allan & Louise, Colleen & Dave, and Murray & Karen.

A much loved and respected Grandad and Great Grandad to many.

Friends are invited to attend a service to celebrate Tom’s life in the Forrest Lawn Chapel, 208 Guyton Street, Wanganui on Friday 26th February 2021 at 1.30pm, to be followed by Interment at the Aramoho Lawn Cemetery.

Dempsey & Forrest

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MITCHELL-ANYON, Vera, (Dolly)

Passing: 21st February 2021
Funeral: Private Family Farewell
Published: 22nd February 2021

Our dear Mum passed away peacefully at home on on Sunday, 21st February 2021. She was 91.

Loved wife of the late Barrie, and very special mother of Jeffrey, Ross, Graeme, Susan, Leigh, and Craig.

Mum will be resting at home.

The family warmly invite you to visit on Wednesday and Thursday between 10.00am and 4.00pm.

Mum will have a private family farewell.

Cleveland's

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MAWSTON: Mathew Thomas

Passing: 18th February 2021
Funeral: 26th February 2021
Published: 22nd February 2021

Passed away suddenly in Auckland on 18th February 2021, aged 51 years.

Loved Son of Gill and the late Tom Mawston (Wales). Loved Papa of Holly, Alex, and Reuben Mawston.

Cherished Grandan to Marino, and Charli Mariner.

Loved nephew and cousin to his family in Wales.

Friends are invited to attend a celebration of Mathew’s life in the Forrest Lawn Chapel, 208 Guyton Street, Whanganui on Friday 26th February 2021 at 10.00am, to be followed by a private cremation.

Mathew’s service will be webcast live on www.dempseyandforrest.co.nz “Watch Funeral online” link.

Dempsey & Forrest

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BROWN, Barry Hamilton

Passing: 2nd February 2021
Funeral: Private Service Held
Published: 22nd February 2021

On 2nd February 2021, aged 81 years.

Suddenly at Whanganui Hospital.

Dearly loved son of the late George and Jean Brown; loved nephew of Cameron (Tweed), and Ross Clark, and the late George (Chib), Fraser, Mollie, and Barbara.

Much loved by his many cousins. Cherished partner of the late Cynthia and good friend of Annette.

Special thanks to his caring, wonderful neighbours and Max the cat.

A private service to celebrate Barry’s life has been held.

Cleveland's

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WALKER; Michael Joseph

Passing: 20th February 2021
Funeral: 24th February 2021
Published: 21st February 2021

Peacefully at home on Saturday 20th February 2021, aged 75 years.

Dearly loved son of the late Ray and Doreen and much loved brother and brother in law of Raymond and Lynn, the late Paul, Simon, the late Mark, and Catherine.

Loved Uncle of all his nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers donations to Hospice Wanganui would be greatly appreciated and may be left in the Church foyer.

All messages to Walker Family,

C/- P.O.Box 341,
Wanganui.

Requiem Mass will be celebrated at St Mary’s Catholic Church, Guyton St, on Wednesday 24th February at 1.00pm, to be followed by private cremation.

The family extend an invitation to join them for Rosary for Michael in the Church on Tuesday evening at 5.30pm.

Dempsey & Forrest

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TAUREREWA, Marion Mariana Maria, (nee Ihaia-Hogg)

Passing: 20th February 2021
Funeral: 23rd February 2021
Published: 20th February 2021

Passed peacefully on Saturday, 20th February 2021 at Masonic Court Rest Home, with whanau and friends at her side.

A much loved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great-grandmother, sister, sister-in-law, cousin, niece, aunty, and a friend to many.The whanau wish to thank Olga, Alzheimers Whanganui, Whanganui Country Music Club, the Kaumatuas she had lunch with, the staff at Masonic Court, and all those who cared for Marion.

You left us beautiful memories

Your love is still our guide

Though we cannot see you

You’re always by our side.

Marion will lay at Kaungaroa Marae until her service, to be held on Tuesday, the 23rd of February 2021, at 11.00am.

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TAUREREWA, Marion:

You got your wish with a very peaceful passing to join your loving and loved husband Tai.

You and I had a very unique, special friendship of mutual love and understanding, which some family members chose not to understand and accept.

I honoured Tai’s wishes to look after you to eternity, and feel in my heart that I did this with sincerity and love.

R.I.P. Marion, with my respect, admiration, and especially LOVE.

Olga QSM

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GRACE, Darrell Thomas Serge

Passing: 20th February 2021
Funeral: 24th February 2021
Published: 20th February 2021

Passed away peacefully at Jane Winstone Rest Home on 20th February 2021, aged 98 years.

Beloved husband of the late Anne, and much loved father and father-in-law of Anne-Maree (Hamilton), John and Angela (Hamilton), and Celia and Ben (London). Much loved Pop of Sam and Alex, Amy, and Emily; Tom, Joe, and Dan.

Special thanks to Lenore for her friendship and support.

Thank you to Sue and the staff at Jane Winstone for their care of Dad.

In memory of Darrell, donations to The Four Friends Trust would be appreciated (send to The Secretary, P.O Box 7001, Wanganui. 4501).

Friends are invited to attend a celebration of Darrell’s life, to be held in the Cleveland Chapel, 179 Ingestre Street, Wanganui on Wednesday 24th February 2021, at 2.00pm.

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MURPHY: Brian

Passing: 18th February 2021
Funeral: 22nd February 2021
Published: 19th February 2021

Peacefully at Summerset on Summer Hill Rest Home, Palmerston North on Thursday 18th February 2021, aged 93 years.

Dearly loved husband of Hannah (Deceased), and Rae. Much loved father and father in law of Cushla and John, Pat and Jan, Erin and Bill, Jim and the late Iolie, Terry and Catherine, and Colleen and Chris. Treasured Grandad of all his grandchildren and great grandchildren.

All messages to Murphy family, C/- P.O. Box 341, Wanganui.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated for Brian at St Annes Catholic Church, Raine St, Wanganui on Monday 22nd February at 1.30pm, to be followed by interment at the Aramoho Lawn Cemetery.

The family extend an invitation to join them for Rosary for Brian at the family home 2 Barich Lane, R D 1, Palmerston North on Sunday evening at 5.30pm.

Dempsey & Forrest

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