Whanganui Funeral Notices

Listed in order of publication date

REARDON: Selma Frances

Passing: 24th August 2021
Funeral: Private Service Held
Published: 28th August 2021

Dempsey & Forrest

Passed away peacefully on 24th August 2021.

Loving Mother of Lynette (dec), Cheryl, Wayne, and Joanne.

Loving grandmother and great-grandmother of many.

Reunited with Dad.

Due to the current Covid 19 restrictions, a private cremation has been held.

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PONGA, Royce

Passing: 21st August 2021
Funeral:
Published: 28th August 2021

Cleveland Funeral Home

He maimai aroha mō Royce Te Rangitautahi Ponga, 08/08/57 - 21/08/21.

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Royce Te Rangitautahi Ponga, aged 64 years.

Survived by his loving wife Keria, children Ariana, Hoani, Harata, Te Atawhai, 11 mokopuna and ngeru, Tohu.

E whakamiha ana te whānau pani i te arohanui o te iwi whānui. E rere ko te rau aroha.

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DAWS, Paul Vincent

Passing: 22nd August 2021
Funeral: Memorial Svce Later
Published: 27th August 2021

Dempsey & Forrest

Aged 87 years, peacefully at Jane Winstone Care Centre, on Sunday 22nd August 2021.

Dearly loved eldest son of Bernard and Loretto Daws. Loved brother and brother in law of Mary and the late Bryan Crowley, Patricia Daws (Palmerston North), and the late Chris Daws and Sue Fothergill.

Respected Uncle of his many nieces and nephews and their families.

As a result of Level 4 Covid restrictions Paul has been buried.

REST IN PEACE.

A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at Holy Family Catholic Church, Wanganui at a later date.

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ELLIOT: James Bayly (Bayly)

Passing: 26th August 2021
Funeral: Memorial Svce Later
Published: 27th August 2021

Dempsey & Forrest

Passed away peacefully on Thursday 26th August 2021, aged 87 years.

Dearly loved husband of Heather and special Dad to Lynne and Gavin, the late Kathryn and Murray and Glenda.

Fondly remembered by grandchildren; Georgia, Alex and Lochie, and Emily, Sarah, Lucy, Marcus and Tim.

Great grandchildren- Tilly, Jack, Kayla, Izzie, Finlay, Ollie and Patrick.

Due to current covid restrictions, a Memorial Service for Bayly will be held at a late date.

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STEWART, Ailsa Crawford, QSO

Passing: 25th August 2021
Funeral: Memorial Svce Later
Published: 26th August 2021

Cleveland Funeral Home

In Whanganui Hospital on 25th August 2021, aged 77 years.

Loved daughter of the late Catherine and Captain. R D Stewart; sister and sister in law of Margaret and (the late) Bert Miller, and the late Ian. A beloved aunt of all her nieces and nephews.

Alisa was loved and respected by her many friends and colleagues at Whanganui DHB and the many organisations she was involved in throughout the Whanganui district.

She will be greatly missed.

A memorial service for Ailsa will be held at a later date.

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CAMERON, Alan Hugh

Passing: 18th August 2021
Funeral: Memorial Svce Later
Published: 24th August 2021

Cleveland Funeral Home

Peacefully passed away at Masonic Court Rest Home on 18th August 2021.

Rest In Peace.

Dearly loved husband of the late Kathleen Cameron. Cherished father of Clare, John, Neil, and Ann. Survived by his sister Jean. Adored grandfather of all his grandchildren and great grandchildren.

A private cremation has been held and a memorial service will be held at a later date.

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PAPWORTH: Margaret Ann

Passing: 21st August 2021
Funeral: Private Service Held
Published: 23rd August 2021

Dempsey & Forrest

Peacefully at New Plymouth Hospital on Saturday 21st August 2021, aged 82 years.

Dearly loved wife of the late Radford and much loved mother of Paul and Marisa.

A much loved Nana of Joshua, Taryn and Sophie. Our thanks to Trinity Nursing Home and the Taranaki District Health Board for their support during this difficult time.

In accordance with Mum’s wishes a private family service will be held.

“Now at Peace”

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BAKER, Kevin Owen

Passing: 21st August 2021
Funeral: Funeral Details Later
Published: 23rd August 2021

Cleveland Funeral Home

On 21st August, aged 64, in Hospice Whanganui.

Following a short illness, in the company of Cheryl, his wife and soulmate.

Kevin was a great father and friend to his children, step-children, and sons and daughters-in-law. He will be greatly missed by Tineke and Nadia (Aust), James and Tabea (Auckland), and Katie and Robin Beauchamp (Whanganui).

Kevin was a much loved son of the late Vic and Barbara Baker, and youngest brother of the late Jim, and Pat (Gisborne).

Kevin was a respected colleague and mentor to many at Whanganui DHB, Hospice Whanganui, and UCOL. His guidance and patience will be sadly missed.

A thoroughly good man, taken too soon.

A private family cremation has been held.

Details of Kevin’s Memorial Service will be advised later.

All communications to www.clevelandfunerals.co.nz

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HUBBARD: Verla Eileen

Passing: 20th August 2021
Funeral: Private Service Later
Published: 23rd August 2021

Dempsey & Forrest

Verla passed away peacefully at New Vista on Friday 20th August 2021, aged 94 years.

Beloved wife of the late Norm. Loved and treasured Mum and Mum in law of Karen and Steve, and Faye and the late Alf.

An amazing and much loved ‘Nanna Shortlegs’ of Jendy, Shanelle and Aidan, and Jemara.

Loved Great ‘Nanna Shortlegs’ of Tammy, Taryn (deceased), Brandon, Hazley, Jaida Rose; Ireland, Ayla; Hunter, and Digger.

A loved Great Great ‘Nanna Shortlegs’ of Lily-Mae, Kayden, and Blake.

Loved sister of the late Shirley.

A private farewell for Verla will take place at a later date.

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MORRIS: Jock Patrick

Passing: 18th August 2021
Funeral: Funeral Details Later
Published: 23rd August 2021

Dempsey & Forrest

Born 16th July 1943, sadly passed away 18th August 2021.

Dearly loved by his children, Wayne, Susen, Brendon, Helen, Brian, and Jamee-Mae and by all the Morris family.

He will be remembered always.

“Put the billy on and let’s have a brew” Yip Yip.

Due to the current Covid situation, funeral details are to be advised.

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