Whanganui Funeral Notices

Listed in order of publication date

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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MILLER, Marion Margaret (nee Schreiber)

Passing: 5th February 2021
Funeral: 10th February 2021
Published: 7th February 2021

Passed away peacefully in Wanganui on 5th February 2021.

Dearly loved wife of Ian. Loving mother of Aaron and Julie Ogilvie (Hamilton), Nigel Ogilvie and Dr Anna Dyzel (Hokitika), Raewyn and Theo Brus (Matamata). Loving grandmother of her seven granddaughters and their husbands, her one grandson, and fifteen great-grandchildren. A loved sister and sister-in-law.

Thanks to all at New Vista, and Hospice Whanganui for the love and care you showed to Marion.

In lieu of flowers donations to Hospice Whanganui would be appreciated and left in the chapel atrium or sent to P O Box 4284, Wanganui.

A service to celebrate Marion's life will be held in the Cleveland Chapel, 179 Ingestre Street, Wanganui, on Wednesday 10th February, at 10:30am.

Cleveland Funeral Home

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O’SHEA: Anne Patricia

Passing: 2nd February 2021
Funeral: Private Service Held
Published: 5th February 2021

Peacefully at Summerset Home on Tuesday 2nd February 2021, aged 65 years.

Dearly loved daughter of the late Mary and Brendan O’Shea and loved sister and sister in law of Michael, Colleen and Steve, Marie and Rex, Beth, and Jocelyn and Bernard. Loved Aunty of all her nieces and nephews.

Special thanks to Stephanie and Tom.

In lieu of flowers donations to the Cancer Society, Wanganui would be greatly appreciated and can be sent to P.O. Box 7116, Wanganui.

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

Dempsey & Forrest

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JACKSON: James Russell (Jim)

Passing: 1st February 2021
Funeral: Private Service Held
Published: 5th February 2021

“The Stamp Man”.

On 1st February 2021, aged 82 years.

Jim was a born salesman and had great regard for his customers.

He loved his golf and his family, in that order.

In accordance with Jim’s wishes a private farewell has taken place.

Dempsey & Forrest

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NEWELL: Andrew John

Passing: 2nd February 2021
Funeral: 6th February 2021
Published: 4th February 2021

Tragically as the result of an accident on 2nd of February 2021, aged 53 years.

Cherished husband and Soul Mate of Shelley. Loved Father of Aaron, Melissa and Brittany. Loving 2nd Dad of Tristelle and Lori.

Beloved Son in Law of Betty and the late Peter Green.

Friends are invited to attend a service for Andrew in the Forrest Lawn Chapel, 208 Guyton Street, Wanganui on Saturday 6th February 2021 at 1.30pm, to be followed by a private cremation.

Dempsey & Forrest

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SAGGERS, Raewyn Ada Jeanette

Passing: 4th February 2021
Funeral: 6th February 2021
Published: 4th February 2021

Passed away peacefully at Summerset Centre on Thursday 4th February 2021.

Loved wife of Paul. Loved Mum of Nathan, Rachel, Martha, and their families. Loved Step-Mum of Paul Jnr, Tania, Percy, and Nicola. Loved Nana, Aunty, Cousin, and friend to many.

Raewyn’s funeral service will be held in the Cleveland Chapel, 179 Ingestre Street, Whanganui on Saturday 6th February 2021, at 10:00am.

Cleveland Funeral Home

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ROD: Gwendolen Phyllis (Gwen)

Passing: 30th January 2021
Funeral: 4th February 2021
Published: 31st January 2021

At Kowhainui on 30th January 2021, aged 101 years.

Much loved wife of the late Robert (Bob). Loved mother and mother in law of Bill and Keitha, Judi and the late Graham Hartley, Merilyn and Alan Preater, and Laurie and Kaye.

A loved grandmother of 10, great grandmother of 17, and great great-grandmother of 15.

Gwen may be viewed at Laurie’s home 32 Lincoln Road from 10.00am to 12 noon on Thursday 4th February 2021.

Friends are invited to attend a celebration of Gwen’s life in the Forrest Lawn Chapel, 208 Guyton Street, Wanganui on Thursday 4th February 2021 at 1.00pm, to be followed by Cremation at the Aramoho Crematorium Chapel.

Dempsey & Forrest

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LEE: Betty Margaret

Passing: 30th January 2021
Funeral: 2nd February 2021
Published: 31st January 2021

On 30th January 2021 at Wanganui Hospital, with family and her music by her side. Aged 92 years.

Wife of the late Raymond.

Loved sister and sister in law of Gladys and Ian, and Colin (deceased), and Raymond and Hilda Biddulph (both deceased).

Much loved mother of Rhonda, Margaret and Peter, and Jeannie and Graham. Fondly remembered Grandma-Nana and Grand Mummy of Jono, Dave, Tracey, Anthony (deceased), Nikki (Japan), Emma Lee and their partners.

Treasured great Grandma-Nana and “Aunty Betty” to many.

No more nuggets and chips at McDonalds.

“All worn out”

Friends are invited to attend a service for Betty in the Forrest Lawn Chapel, 208 Guyton Street, Wanganui on Tuesday 2nd February 2021 at 11.00am, to be followed by interment in the Aramoho Lawn Cemetery.

Dempsey & Forrest

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EUSTACE: Nola Marjorie

Passing: 29th January 2021
Funeral: Private Service Held
Published: 31st January 2021

On 29th January 2021 after a short illness, surrounded by her beloved family.

Dearly loved wife of the late Ron. Much loved Mum and mother in law of Perry (deceased) and Sylvia, Rhondda and Bob Anderson, Evan and Fiona, and Vaughan and Candy.

A loved Nana, Great Nana, Great Great Nana.

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

Dempsey & Forrest

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