Whanganui Funeral Notices

Listed in order of publication date

PAPWORTH, Walter Radford, (Wally)

Passing: 17th January 2021
Funeral: Memorial Svce on 20th February
Published: 22nd January 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.

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.

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HENDERSON, Fay Lily

Passing: 18th January 2021
Funeral: Private Service Held
Published: 20th January 2021

20.12.1925 to 18.01.2021.

Past peacefully in Summerset, aged 95 years.

Loving mother to Debbie and the late Robert, and mother-in-law to Zelda.

A big thank you to Dr Willem van Niekerk for your compassion and care of Fay.

Thanks also to the staff at Summerset for the care, kindness and respect you showed to mum; you were wonderful.

May she rest in peace with no more pain or suffering.

In accordance with Fay’s wishes a private cremation has been held.

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STAPLES, Wilma Paterson (nee Bauld)

Passing: 15th January 2021
Funeral: 20th January 2021
Published: 17th January 2021

Peacefully on 15th January 2021, aged 89 years.

Beloved wife of the late Phil. Loved Mother and Mother-in-law of Jenny, Graeme (Spyda) and Rachael, Kris and Andrew, and Ian. Special Grandma to Adelaide and Brayden, Saasha, Aidan, Lachie, Nadine, and Ashton and Rory. Adored Great Grandmother of Joshua, Bentley, and Ted. Loved Sister-in-law of Joy and the late John Peek, and Maureen and the late Kevin Staples.

Friends are invited to her farewell on Wednesday 20th January at 10.00am at the Wanganui Central Baptist Church, 285 Wicksteed Street, Wanganui.

Many thanks to the staff at St Johns Hill Healthcare for their care and respect for Wilma over the past few years.

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MCKINLAY, Molly Gwendoline

Passing: 17th January 2021
Funeral: 21st January 2021
Published: 17th January 2021

Passed peacefully in Whanganui on Sunday 17th January 2021, in her 87th year.

Beloved wife of the late Arch, much loved Mum and mother-in-law of John and Eileen, Judith and Chris, and Clare and Philip. Much loved Grandma of Hannah, Brodie, Tom, and Jack; Esther, and Amelia; and Ruby.

A service to celebrate Molly’s life will be held in St Paul's Presbyterian Church, 112 Guyton Street, Wanganui, on Thursday 21st of January 2021 at 2.00pm.

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BERRY, Martin Orme

Passing:
Funeral: 22nd January 2021
Published: 17th January 2021

Tragically taken from us at his home in Christchurch, aged 55.

Beloved son of Shirley and the late Joe.

Dearly loved brother of David and Joanna.

Cherished Uncle of Rebeccah, Joseph, Christopher, Hannah and Katy.

Special brother in law to Omar and Pearl.

Gentle, kind and lover of music and his beautiful garden.

Friends and family are invited to attend a memorial service for Martin in the Cleveland Chapel, 179 Ingestre Street, Wanganui, on Friday 22nd January 2021 at 2.00pm.

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MATEPARAE, Josephine

Passing: 8th January 2021
Funeral:
Published: 9th January 2021

Kua tanukutia te tihi o Whakapunake,

Kua waipuketia te awa o Te Wairoa Hopūpūhonengēnengē mātangirau.

He roimata kei ngā kamo, He maimai kei te ngākau.

Matua, Tama, Wairua Tapu, me ngā Anahera Pono, me Te Mangai,Āe!

It is with a heavy heart we,Te Whānau Mateparae would like to inform you all that our beautiful Māmā Josephine June Te Uri Maranga Mateparae (Whaea Hune) passed away on Friday 8th January 2021, aged 75 years surrounded by whānau.

Dearly loved Beez of all her mokopuna.

Tangi details to follow.

Contact 0275554321 for any details.

Moe mai rā e te mareikura.

Ngā manaakitanga ki a tātou katoa i te ao, i te pō, ko te māngai, hei tautoko mai. Āe!

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ENNIS, John Evererd (Jack)

Passing: 3rd January 2021
Funeral: 9th January 2021
Published: 6th January 2021


Aged 97.

Passed away peacefully on the 3rd of January, in Wellington.

Loved husband of the late Verviers. Loved father and father-in-law of John and Maggie, Mary and Andy Weston, Christine and Glenn Salisbury, Michael, Kathryn and Tony Wilson, Tony, Paul and Corrine, and the late Lisa. Dearly loved Dee to his 25 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.

He was an inspirational man and will be sadly missed by all.

A funeral service for Jack will be held in the Cleveland Chapel, 179 Ingestre Street, Whanganui on Saturday, the 9th of January 2021, at 11.00am.

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BULLOCK MORRELL, Joan (QSM)

Passing: 2nd January 2021
Funeral: 8th January 2021
Published: 3rd January 2021

Born 4th October 1928.

Sculptor, Poet and Artist passed away peacefully at Kowhainui Home on 2nd January 2021, aged 92 years.

Dearly loved mother of Jan and Jane, Ben and Lynda, and Willy-John and Helen.

Much loved grandmother and great grandmother of Annabel, Eddy, David, Tim, Sarah, Louis, Ella, Matt, Fletcher, and Eden.

Daughter of the late Ben and Nellie Bullock.

Loved sister of George (Nobby), and John, and the late Marie and Allan. Loved aunt, great aunt, and cousin. A dear friend to many.

Special thanks to the staff of Kowhainui Home for their loving care of Joan.

In lieu of flowers donations to the Kowhainui Home would be appreciated and may be placed in the Chapel Atrium, or sent C/- PO Box 7102 Whanganui.

A service to celebrate Joan’s life will be held in the Cleveland Chapel, 179 Ingestre Street, Whanganui on Friday 8th January 2021, at 10:30am, to be followed by interment in the Aramoho Lawn Cemetery.

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WICKHAM, Theodora Helen (Dora) (nee Sutherland)

Passing: 23rd December 2020
Funeral: Private Service Held
Published: 30th December 2020

Died peacefully on 23rd December 2020 at Taupo, aged 92 years.

Much loved sister of Donald (deceased), Lewanna, Spin and Joan.

Loved mother of John (deceased), David, Helen (Wixi), and Sally.

Loved grandmother and great grandmother.

Loved Aunty and cousin of the Maltby family.

A service has been held.

Messages to: Lewanna McLean, “Fernhill” R D 2 Wanganui 4572.

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HARRADEN, George Douglas

Passing: 25th December 2020
Funeral: 6th January 2021
Published: 28th December 2020

Passed peacefully at home, after a brave battle on Friday 25th December 2020.

Dearly loved husband and soulmate of Catherine. Dearly loved husband of the late Jo Ann, and much loved father of Ellen Louise, and AJ. Loved brother and brother-in-law of Brenda and Gilly Miller. A loved uncle, and friend to many.

A service to celebrate George's life will be held in the Cleveland Chapel, 179 Ingestre Street, Wanganui, Wednesday, the 6th of January 2021 at 2.00pm.

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