Whanganui Funeral Notices

Listed in order of publication date

BROOKE, Birgitte (Gita)

Passing: 23rd February 2020
Funeral: 28th February 2020
Published: 3rd March 2020

Passed away peacefully at home in Whanganui on 23 February 2020, aged 88.

Beloved wife of the late Anthony. Mother of Anna. Grandma to Laurence, and Jason Brooke.

Co-founder of Peace Through Unity, Gita will be greatly missed by all her family and friends including the worldwide co-workers for the Culture of Peace.

A funeral service for Gita will be held in Christ Church Anglican Church, Wicksteed Street Whanganui, on Friday 28 February 2020, at 2.00pm.

Dempsey & Forrest


SWANSON-EWING: Chase Gordon (Boo)

Passing: 20th February 2020
Funeral: 26th February 2020
Published: 3rd March 2020

Tragically taken from us on Thursday 20th February 2020, aged 14 years young.

Loved Boo of Lou and Gav, and brother of Stevie & Reeidles, Zak, Bailie, Jordan, Karlei, and Jakob.

Special “Husband” and best mate of Shae, and soul mate of Bernice.

A much loved Grandson, Nephew and mate to many.

Will be missed by his fur babies Bear Bear, Abbie, Diddems and Mitsi.

“In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.”

Friends are invited to a celebration of Chase’s life in the Charlie Bernstein Club Rooms at the Oceanview Speedway, Landguard Road, Wanganui on Wednesday 26th February 2020 at 1pm, followed by Interment at the Aramoho Lawn Cemetery.

Please wear bright colours for Chase.

Dempsey & Forrest