Whanganui Funeral Notices

Listed in order of publication date

LIMPUS: Inez Maria (Maria)

Passing: 13th February 2021
Funeral: Private Service Held
Published: 19th February 2021

On 13th February 2021, peacefully at St. Johns Hill Healthcare, in her 99th year.

Dearly loved wife of the late Cliff. Much loved Mum and Mother-in-law of Priscilla Ackroyd, John and Elga (Australia), Dawn Smith and Dean, Roger and Geneva, and the late Ray.

Loved Grandma of all her Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren.

Special thanks to the staff at St. Johns Hill Healthcare for the care shown to our Mum.

In accordance with Maria’s wishes a private family Funeral Service has been held.

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PAPWORTH, Walter Radford, (Wally)

Passing: 17th January 2021
Funeral: Memorial Svce - 20th February
Published: 17th February 2021

On Sunday, 17th January 2021, at Kowhainui Resthome, in his 89th year.

Dearly loved husband of the late Dorothy. Loved father and father-in-law of Malcolm and Raelene (Wanaka), Gayle (Wellington), Heather (Auckland), Diane and Keith (Dargaville). Much loved Poppa of Nathan, Jacinda, Martin, Chris, Alexandra, and Jonathan.

In accordance with Wally’s wishes a private cremation has taken place, a public memorial service for Wally will be held in the Cleveland Chapel, 179 Ingestre Street, Whanganui on Saturday 20th February, 2021 at 1.00pm, and will be live-streamed at www.clevelandfunerals.co.nz.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Kowhainui Home would be appreciated and may be placed in the Chapel Atrium. Messages may be sent to Gayle Papworth, P.O. Box 15032, Miramar, Wellington 6433.

Cleveland's

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TE WHARE: Rawinia Margureta

Passing: 7th February 2021
Funeral: Private Service Held
Published: 16th February 2021

Passed away after a courageous battle with Dementia at 5am Sunday 7th February 2021, in her 83rd year.

Dearly loved wife of Johnny for 63 years.

Much loved mum of Leslee. Adored Tawa of her 4 grandchildren, Fleur, Adam, John, and Paul.

And great grandies, Amelia, Kostin, Jolie, Jorja, Abi, Ruby, and another ready to pop out.

And great great Tawa to precious Marcel.

Our family wish to express our sincere thanks to Ngaitahu Whanau for making the trip in these difficult times.

Thank you to everyone for all the cards, messages and kai, please accept this as a personal acknowledgement.

Special mention to Trish Russell for all the hours she spent comforting Rawinia in her not so good moments.

Also Fleur and Leslee, I would never have got through it without their aroha.

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

Dempsey & Forrest

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BUDD: Elaine Maria

Passing: 14th February 2021
Funeral: 19th February 2021
Published: 16th February 2021

Passed away suddenly on 14th February 2021, aged 61 years.

Loved mother and mother in law to Steven & Michelle, Mike & Michelle, Alex & Mark,

Cheryl, Cindy, and Alana.

A dearly loved grandmother and great grandmother to her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Friends are invited to attend a celebration of Elaine’s life at 12 Banks Street, Marfell, New Plymouth on Friday 19th February 2021 at 3.00pm, to be followed by cremation at Abrahams Funeral Home & Crematorium, 366 Devon Street East, New Plymouth.

Dempsey & Forrest

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CROWLEY: Barbara Ann (nee Barns).

Passing: 12th February 2021
Funeral: 16th February 2021
Published: 15th February 2021

Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family on Friday 12th February 2021.

Loved wife of the late Neil.

Beloved Mother of Joe and Kelley, Paula and Blair, Deborah, Claire, Annette and Mike, and Christine and Dion.

Adored Nana of her nine grandchildren.

Much cherished big sister of Jane Goldsmith, Kay Barns, and the late Kitty Hawkins.

Requiem Mass will be celebrated for Barbara at St Mary’s Catholic Church, Guyton Street, Whanganui, Tuesday 16th February 2021 at 1.00 p.m, to be followed by interment at the Aramoho Lawn Cemetery.

Due to the current Covid19 restrictions the attendance at Barbara’s Mass will be limited to 100 people.

Barbara’s Mass will be webcast live at www.dempseyandforrest.co.nz ‘Watch Funeral Online’ link.

Dempsey & Forrest

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LEE-JONES: Barbara Anne (nee Palmer)

Passing:
Funeral: 17th February 2021
Published: 14th February 2021

Peacefully and surrounded by her three children at Whanganui Hospital, aged 96 years.

Loved wife of the late Brian.

Much loved Mother and Mother-in-law of David and Cathy, Pip and Richard, and Kath and Dave.

Cherished Grandma of Florence, Nic, Jamie, and Becky.

“A life well lived.”

The family wish to extend their heartfelt thanks to the medical and nursing staff at Whanganui Hospital for their kind and sensitive care.

Friends are invited to attend a celebration of Barbara’s life in the Forrest Lawn Chapel, 208 Guyton St, Whanganui on Wednesday 17th February 2021 at 1.30 p.m, to be followed by a private cremation.

(Please note the change of venue).

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

Dempsey & Forrest

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VICKERS, Suzanne

Passing: 5th February 2021
Funeral: Private Service Held
Published: 12th February 2021

On Friday 5th February 2021, aged 89 years.

Loved wife for 63 years of the late Bill. Loved Mum of Jenny, and Kelvin. Loving Grandma of Alana; Charlie, and Shelley, and a much loved Great Grandma.

In accordance with Suzanne’s wishes a private farewell has been held.

Cleveland's

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VAN DEN BROEK,: Rachel

Passing: 10th February 2021
Funeral: 15th February 2021
Published: 11th February 2021

On 10th February 2021, peacefully at Summerset Rest Home, aged 49 years.

Much loved daughter of Adriana and Kees. A loved sister and sister in law of Dina and Kevin Williams, and

Robert & Karen Van Den Broek. A loved Aunt of Jessica and David, Sarah and Cameron, Steven and Shania, Iylah and Andrew.

Special thanks to the Kotuku Trust in Auckland for their loving care of Rachel for most of her life.

Friends are invited to attend a celebration of Rachel’s life in the Forrest Lawn Chapel, 208 Guyton Street,

Wanganui on Monday 15th February 2021 at 11.00am, to be followed by a private cremation.

Dempsey & Forrest

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SERCOMBE: Francis John Edwin

Passing: 6th February 2021
Funeral: 10th February 2021
Published: 8th February 2021

Passed away after a courageous battle with Motor Neurone Disease on Saturday 6th February 2021, aged 65 years.

Much loved long distance partner of Bernadette, Mazior, Mahazhid Bagheri (Philippines). Loved son of the late Thomas & Ethel, and brother of Thomas Sercombe.

Loved uncle of Shannell & Ben, & Rachel.

Loved cousin of Christine & family, & Janet Johnstone.

Loved family friend of Raewynne & the late Syd, Phillip, Katrina & David, Sharron & Leiden, Jennifer & Simon & families, Merleen, Chris & Joy, Sheryl, Robert, Heather, Matt & family, Chris & Jenny & family, Robyn & the late Peter & family, & John Riding.

Friends are invited to attend a Service to celebrate Francis’s life in the Forrest Lawn Chapel, 208 Guyton Street, Wanganui on Wednesday 10th February 2021 at 1.30pm, to be followed by a private cremation.

Dempsey & Forrest

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SCARROW: June Alwynn. (Formally Smith)

Passing: 6th February 2021
Funeral: 10th February 2021
Published: 7th February 2021

Peacefully on 6th February 2021, aged 92 years.

Much loved wife of Andrew Scarrow and the late Howard Smith. Loved Mum of Sheryl, Wendy, Stephen, Philip (Deceased), Andrew and their partners.

Proud Nana of 14 Grandchildren and 15 Great Grandchildren. Dearly loved by Andrew’s family, Margaret, Murray, Trevor, Angela and their partners. Special Nana June to their children.

Friends are invited to attend a service for June in the Wanganui East Baptist Church, Nixon Street, Wanganui on Wednesday 10th February 2021 at 1.30pm, to be followed by a private cremation.

Dempsey & Forrest

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