Whanganui Funeral Notices

Listed in order of publication date

DAVY: Doreen Mavis

Passing: 12th April 2021
Funeral: Memorial Svce - 20th April
Published: 16th April 2021

Suddenly at home on 12th April 2021.

Much loved wife of the late Bernard. Respected and loved Mum, Nanna and Great Nanna to all her family.

In accordance with Doreen’s wishes a private family service is to be held.

Doreen’s family invite all her friends to a gathering in her memory at John and Michele’s home, 11 Thompsons Road, off Longacre Valley Road, at 2.00pm on Tuesday 20th April 2021.

All very welcome.

Dempsey & Forrest

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CHRISTIE, Shirley QSM JP (rtd)

Passing: 8th April 2021
Funeral: Private Service Held
Published: 15th April 2021

Peacefully with Carron at her side on the 8th April 2021.

Dearly loved wife of Ron of 66 yrs. Much loved Mother to Graeme, Roger, Murray(dec), Carron & Darryl. Special Grandma of Rhiannon, Mathew, Ethan, Christy, Tom, Sam and great grandma of Olivia & Cruz.

Shirley gave so much not only to us as a family but also to the organisations she was proudly involved with. As a family we are so very proud of her and the achievements she made in her very full life. We thank those involved in her QSM nomination that was awarded in 2019.

A beautiful lady now at rest with her treasured Murray.

At Shirley's request a private Service has been held.

Dempsey & Forrest

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LAUGESEN: Mary Dorothy (nee McIntyre)

Passing: 13th April 2021
Funeral: To be advised
Published: 14th April 2021

Peacefully at home with Lynda and Adele by her side on Tuesday 13th April 2021, aged 95 years.

Loved wife of the late Robert (Bob).

Loved Mum and Mother-in-law of Paul & Sue, Bruce & Gosia (Poland), Lynda, and the late Jeanie.

Respected and cherished Nana of all her Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren.

All messages C/- The Laugesen Family, P.O.Box 341, Wanganui.

A Service for Mary will be held when Bruce arrives home from Poland.

Details will be advised.

Dempsey & Forrest

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DONAGHY: Thomas James (Tom)

Passing: 8th April 2021
Funeral: Private Service Held
Published: 14th April 2021

On 8th April 2021, peacefully in New Vista Rest Home, aged 88 years.

Dearly loved husband of Margaret for 68 years. Much loved father and father in law of Tom and Kerry, Jacinta and Tim McGovern, Cushla and Andy Roberts, and Simone and Rob Mallasch. A loved and loving grandad of all his grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Loved brother and brother in law of Yvonne and John Brownlie, Noeline and the late Graeme` Wilson, John Donaghy and Jacquie, and the late Patricia and Les Rusden. A loved uncle of all his nieces and nephews.

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

Dempsey & Forrest

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RUDHALL, Reginald Edward (Reg)

Passing: 11th April 2021
Funeral: 16th April 2021
Published: 12th April 2021

Passed away peacefully with family at his side in Waikato Hospital on Sunday 11th April 2021.

Loving husband of Lesley, and loved Dad to Steven and Alice, and Linda and Justin. Grandad to Brent, Ryan, Dayna, and Jack.

A service to celebrate Reg’s life will be held in the Cleveland Chapel, 179 Ingestre Street, Whanganui on Friday 16th April 2021 at 1.30pm.

All fellow bandsmen please feel free to bring your instruments.

Cleveland Funeral Home

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COLLARD: Dulcie

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

Peacefully on the 5th April 2021.

Much loved wife of the late Doug.

A most lovely Mum & Mum-in-law to Sue (dec) and Garth, Venessa and Roy (dec) and Martin, Larry and Margaret, Sharlene and Tyrone, and Trudi.

A wonderful Gran to 12 and Great Gran to 18.

She has had a great life and was much loved.

To Edale Staff, thank you all for your loving care and support over the past month.

As per Dulcie’s wishes a Private Funeral has already taken place.

Dempsey & Forrest

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PAURO: Caroline Kaa (Cully)

Passing: 11th April 2021
Funeral: 14th April 2021
Published: 11th April 2021

Peacefully at home surrounded by her loving whanau on Sunday 11th April 2021, aged 70 years.

Beloved wife of Damien (Lofty).

Treasured Mum of the late Duane, Shane and Trudi, Dan and Mii.

Special Nan to all her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Cully will be resting at the family homestead.

A service for Cully will be held at the Family Homestead, 251 Morikau Rd, Ranana on Wednesday 14th April 2021 at 11.00am, followed by interment at the Ranana Urupa.

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AMON: Joan Kathleen

Passing: 2nd April 2021
Funeral: Private Service Held
Published: 7th April 2021

Peacefully after a long illness at Hospice Wanganui, on 2nd April 2021.

Dearly loved Mum of Nadine and the late Duane and Mum in law of Mark.

Loved Nana of Jake, Kenya, Simone; Dylan, and Codie.

Loving Great Grandmother to her Great Grandchildren.

Companion of Michael and treasured friend of Gail and remembered fondly by Peter.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Hospice Wanganui, P.O. Box 4284, Wanganui.

In accordance with Joan’s wishes a private service and cremation has been held.

Dempsey & Forrest

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ASHFORD, Joseph Te Poki Atua

Passing: 6th April 2021
Funeral: 9th April 2021
Published: 7th April 2021

On Tuesday 6th April 2021, surrounded by his family, at home in Patea, aged 91 years.

Loving husband and soul mate of the late Ngaiwi. Loving father and father in law of Poki and Ngarie, Alec and Pam, Cora, Puti and Willy, Ngaiwi and the late Eru, Ross and Christine, Joseph and Christine, Matthew, Betty and the late Joe, Peggy and Ken, Gloria and Alan, and William and Sharon. Loved by all his Mokopuna.

Joe will lie in state at Wai o Turi Pa, Patea, until his funeral service at the Pa on Friday 9th May at 11.00am, to be followed by interment at Ohinemutu Urupa.

Cleveland Funeral Home

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PEACOCK: Joan Irene

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

Passed away peacefully at Lady Joy Rest Home on Tuesday 6th April 2021, aged 96 years.

Dearly loved wife of the late Stan.

Loved Mum & Mother-in-law of Lorraine Ryan, Graham, Lynette & Ho Barry, Diane & Wayne Whitaker.

Very special and much loved Nana to her 11 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren with another two little ones on the way and 2 great great grandchildren.

A service to celebrate Joan’s life will be held in the Forrest Lawn Chapel, 208 Guyton Street, Wanganui on Saturday 10th April 2021 at 4.00pm, to be followed by a Private Cremation.

Dempsey & Forrest

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