Whanganui Funeral Notices

Listed in order of publication date

TAPA: Louis Wereta (Lou)

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

Dempsey & Forrest

Born 26th August 1928. Passed away peacefully at his home in Whanganui on the 17th of September 2021.

Loved husband of Pikihuia Whakaewa Linderen Tapa.

Loved father and father-in-law of Louis & Lynne, Wayne & Milly, Ian & Tina, Brian & Judith, Charlene, Taylor, Jenny, and Tracey.

Loved grandad to his ten grandchildren: Narsha, Kirsty, Jody, Priscilla, Ryan, Daley, Tyler, Ellie, Maggie and the late Jason.

A loved and cherished great, and great great grandad to all his grandchildren .

‘Forever In Our Hearts: Ake ake i roto I o maatau ngakau’

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COUPER: Rosalind May

Passing: 14th August 2021
Funeral: 24th September 2021
Streaming: Yes
Published: 22nd September 2021

Dempsey & Forrest

Peacefully on 14th August 2021, in her 91st year.

Dearly loved wife of the late Laurie. A much loved Mum and mother in law of Darryl and Anne, and Joanne and Stuart Cawley.

A loved Nana of Antony, Therese, Alannah, Farrah; Nikki, Sammi, and Ben and their partners.

Loved Great Nana of all her great grandchildren. Much loved cousin of Angela and the extended family.

Friends are invited to attend a celebration of Rosalind’s life in the Forrest Lawn Chapel, 208 Guyton Street, Wanganui on Friday 24th September 2021 at 1.30pm, to be followed by interment in the Aramoho Lawn Cemetery.

An invitation is extended to friends not attending the service to view the live webcast online at www.dempseyandforrest.co.nz

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WILLIAMS: George Packer (Chicken George)

Passing: 17th September 2021
Funeral: Private Service Held
Published: 21st September 2021

Dempsey & Forrest

Peacefully after a short and hard fought battle at Hospice Whanganui on Friday 17th September 2021, aged 51 years.

Loved eldest son of Lorraine and the late George Williams.

Much loved brother of Leilana (deceased) and Julian Calvert, Jason and Kelly-Ann Williams, Dion Williams,

and Billy Jack and Jamie Nepia.

Eldest grandchild of the late Alan and Claire Kenny and special nephew of Thelma Ward, and Nola Kenny.

‘George – a true “Blues” fan to the end’

Our sincere thanks to Hospice Whanganui for all their special care.

In accordance with the families wishes a private service has been held.

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PHIPPS-BLACK: Craig

Passing: 19th September 2021
Funeral: Private Service Held
Published: 21st September 2021

Dempsey & Forrest

Peacefully in Whanganui Hospital on 19th September 2021, aged 68 years.

Oldest son of Lloyd & Kline (both deceased).

Loved brother of Barbara, Murray, and Graham.

In accordance with the families wishes a private cremation has taken place.

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DUXFIELD: Raymond Maurice (Ray)

Passing: 20th September 2021
Funeral: Funeral Details Later
Published: 21st September 2021

Dempsey & Forrest

Peacefully on 20th September 2021, aged 85 years.

Loved husband of the late Adrienne.

Loved father & father-in-law of Craig & Veronna, and Kaye & Don Ross.

Proud Grandpa of Alex and Nathan; Ben and Sarah, Tyler (deceased), and Tobias.

Great Grandpa of Sophie, Chloe, Isla; and Ari.

Ray’s Funeral details to be confirmed.

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HAMILTON: Rebecca Miriana (Bexz)

Passing: 16th September 2021
Funeral: Restricted - 50 Family Members
Streaming: Yes - 21st September
Published: 20th September 2021

Dempsey & Forrest

On 16th September 2021 suddenly at home, aged 42 years young.

Much loved daughter of Kath & the late Bruno.

Adored Mum of Jorgie, Ryder, and Fallon.

Loved sister of Arna, Juddy, and Jahnn.

Loved partner of Axel Rose Lloyd.

A loved aunty of many.

Due to the current Covid Restrictions a maximum number of 50 family members will be able to attend a celebration of Bexz life.

An invitation is extended to her friends to view the Service online at www.dempseyandforrest.co.nz on Tuesday 21st September 2021 at 2.00pm.

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HANSEN: Jacqueline Iris (Jacqui)(nee Garing)

Passing: 16th September 2021
Funeral: Memorial Svce Later
Published: 20th September 2021

Dempsey & Forrest

Peacefully on 16th September 2021, in Wanganui.

Much loved wife of Elo for 63 years.

Loved Mum of Kim and Rhonda. Much loved Nana to her Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren.

Respected Aunty and friend to many in Scotland, Denmark, Australia, and New Zealand.

Due to the current Covid Restrictions a Private Cremation has been held.

A Memorial Service to celebrate Jacqui’s life will be held at a later date.

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LEE: Lois Mary Jean

Passing: 15th September 2021
Funeral: Memorial Svce Later
Published: 18th September 2021

Dempsey & Forrest

On 15th September 2021 peacefully at Hospice Whanganui.

In loving memory of Lois. Beloved second Mum of Rex & Leonie, Julie & Carey, Jason, Michelle & Paeroke.

Loved Nana Lois of all her Grandchildren & Great Grandchildren.

Lois is going to be sadly missed by us all.

In accordance with the families wishes a private cremation will take place.

A Memorial Service will be advertised at a later date.

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MADAMS: Timothy Keith (Tim)

Passing: 15th September 2021
Funeral: 22nd September 2021
Streaming: Yes
Published: 17th September 2021

Dempsey & Forrest

On Wednesday 15th September 2021 tragically and unexpectedly taken from us at Waikato Hospital.

Beloved husband and cherished soulmate of Suzanne.

Tim will be sadly missed by the extended Madams and Johnston families and all those who knew and loved him. Especially his fur babies Lilly and Rocky.

An invitation is extended to friends to view Tim’s Service online at www.dempseyandforrest.co.nz

Please phone Dempsey & Forrest if you wish to visit Tim on Saturday 18th or Sunday 19th.

From Monday 20th to Wednesday 22nd he will be resting at Clifflife Church, 16 Rangiora Street, Castlecliff.

Please note that due to current covid restrictions a maximum number of 50 people are able to attend the service.

Friends are invited to attend a celebration of Tim’s life in the Faith City Church, Springvale Road, Whanganui on Wednesday 22nd September 2021 at 11.30am, to be followed by interment in the Aramoho Lawn Cemetery.

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MORIARTY: Patricia Eileen (Tricia)

Passing: 7th September 2021
Funeral: Private Service Held
Published: 11th September 2021

Dempsey & Forrest

On 7th September 2021 after a long illness, aged 63 years.

Much loved Mum of Aidan. Loved daughter of Dan and Katie (both deceased). Loved sister of Peter, Julia, Kevin, her late twin Anne, and Clare.

Respected and loved by all her extended family.

Due to the current Covid restrictions, a private family service has been held.

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