Whanganui Funeral Notices

Listed in order of publication date

MAUTAIRI: Rangimarie Anastacia (Waetford)

Passing: 3rd March 2021
Funeral: 5th March 2021
Published: 3rd March 2021

On 3rd March 2021 surrounded by her loving whanau, in her 90th year.

Loved wife of the late Perua Mautairi, Don McLeod, and Alex McLeod.

Loving Mum of the late Te Waka and Graham Mustart, Alex (deceased) and Sylvia, the late Sam, Tipene (Stephen), Des and Mel, the late Anastacia, the late Jeff, Rangimarie and the late John J Hall, Ariki and Lisa, Florence (deceased), Don and Waima, Flora and David Falanaki.

Fun-loving, gentle, and tender Nan to many Mokopuna.

Adored daughter of the late Tateauru Waetford and Te Uta Mate Te Tauri, Rangimotuhia, Katene and Tarete Rukuwai.

Special sister to Leti, John, Victor, Nita, Liz, Kawa, Joan, Lye (all deceased).

Mother will be lying in state from Wednesday evening, March 3, 2021. Service to be held at Patiarero Marae, Jerusalem, Whanganui River on Friday 5th March 2021 at 11.00am.

COVID-19 Restrictions will be adhered to during Tangihana.

Any messages please contact R Hall 021 265 8484

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HASSELL; Garry Richard

Passing: 2nd March 2021
Funeral: 6th March 2021
Published: 3rd March 2021

Passed away peacefully in Whanganui Hospital, surrounded by his loving family, on 2nd March 2021, aged 70 years.

Dearly loved husband of Sheryl. Adored dad and father in law of Theresa and Chris, the late Christina, Matthew and Erin, Justin and Vanessa, Catherine and Thomas, Shane and Jessica, and David. Special grandad of his 12 grandchildren. A much loved son of the late Ruby and Ron Hassell.

Adored brother and brother in law of Lorraine and Trevor Candish. Loved son in law of Doreen and the late Don Collins.

Friends are invited to attend a service for Garry in the Forest Lawn Chapel, 208 Guyton Street, Whanganui on Saturday 6th March 2021 at 11.00am, to be followed by a private cremation.

Due to the current Covid 19 Restrictions the service is limited to 100 persons.

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HASSELL: Garry Richard.

Passed away on 2nd March 2021.

Much loved brother, brother in law and uncle of Lorraine and Trevor Candish, Janette, Aaron, Connor and Jemma Rasmusen and Susan, Aaron,Ben, Kara and Jessica Ogden.

“Now at Rest”

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ARMSTRONG; Azelda (nee Jonassen)

Passing: 1st March 2021
Funeral: 4th March 2021
Published: 2nd March 2021

Peacefully on 1st March 2021, aged 95 years.

Beloved wife of the late John. Dearly loved mother of the late Carol. Much loved grandmother of Sharon (France).

Respected mother in law of Leo and Fay Tooman. Loved grandmother of Mark and Tanya, Anthony, and Angela. Great grandmother of Liam, Jacob, and Caitlin.

Much loved aunty to all her nieces and nephews.

Friends are invited to attend a service to celebrate Azelda’s life in the Forrest Lawn Chapel, 208 Guyton Street, Wanganui on Thursday 4th March 2021 at 1.00pm, to be followed by a private cremation.

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ANDERSON: John William

Passing: 26th February 2021
Funeral: 4th March 2021
Published: 1st March 2021

Tragically as the result of an accident on Friday 26th February 2021, aged 38 years young.

Much loved son of John & Donna.

Sadly missed by his 9 Children and 1 Grandchild.

Loved Brother, Uncle, Cousin and friend to many.

Friends are invited to attend a Service to celebrate John’s life at 45 Miro Street, Ohakune on Thursday 4th March at 11.00 am, to be followed by a Private Cremation.

Due to current COVID-19 restrictions attendance is limited to 100 persons.

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KENDRICK: Anthony Joseph (Tony)

Passing:
Funeral: 2nd March 2021
Published: 28th February 2021

Peacefully in Whanganui Hospital, aged 81 years.

Dearly loved son of the late Kathleen and Frank.

Much loved brother and brother-in-law of Noel and Jean, the late Valerie and Dick Bowen, the late Lyall and Jewell, Peter and Joy, Wayne and Doreen, and his sisters-in-law Jean, Annis, and the late Maureen.

A loved Uncle of all his nieces and nephews.

Requiem Mass celebrated for Tony in Saint Anne’s Catholic Church, Raine Street, Whanganui, on Tuesday 2nd March 2021 at 1.00 pm, to be followed by cremation at the Aramoho Crematorium, McNeill Street, Whanganui.

Tony’s Service will be webcast live at www.dempseyandforrest.co.nz ‘Watch Funeral Online’ link.

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HEMINGWAY: Greg

Passing:
Funeral: 27th February 2021
Published: 25th February 2021

Police Sergeant. GH X012.

Peacefully surrounded by his loving family at Hospice Whanganui, aged 42 years.

Devoted and loving husband of Mistie (Peaches).

Adored Dad of Quinn, Cian, and Emerson.

Loved son-in-law of Malcolm and Karen.

Loved father-in-law, uncle, brother-in-law, colleague, and friend.

Loved ‘Pop Gweg’ to Archie.

Will be greatly missed by many.

In lieu of flowers donations to Hospice Whanganui would be appreciated and can be left at Greg’s Service.

Friends are invited to attend a celebration of Greg’s life in the Forrest Lawn Chapel, 208 Guyton Street, Whanganui, on Saturday 27th February 2021 at 11.00 a.m, to be followed by a private cremation.

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HOOPER: Betty May

Passing: 22nd February 2021
Funeral: Private Service Held
Published: 25th February 2021

Passed away peacefully on Monday 22nd February 2021, aged 83 years.

Wife of the late Barry Hooper.

Loving Mum and Mother-in-law to Sue and the late Chris Hina, Steve & Leigh Hooper, and Jeff.

Loved Nana, Great Gran and Great Great Gran.

In accordance with Betty’s wishes a Private Family Service has taken place.

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WRIGHT, Thomas Joseph (Tom)

Passing: 23rd February 2021
Funeral: 26th February 2021
Published: 23rd February 2021

Peacefully with his family at his side on Tuesday 23rd February 2021, aged 95 years.

Dearly loved husband of Nola for 75 amazing years.

Loved Father & Father-in-law of Carol & Tom, Helen & Tony, Lorraine & Johnny, Allan & Louise, Colleen & Dave, and Murray & Karen.

A much loved and respected Grandad and Great Grandad to many.

Friends are invited to attend a service to celebrate Tom’s life in the Forrest Lawn Chapel, 208 Guyton Street, Wanganui on Friday 26th February 2021 at 1.30pm, to be followed by Interment at the Aramoho Lawn Cemetery.

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MAWSTON: Mathew Thomas

Passing: 18th February 2021
Funeral: 26th February 2021
Published: 22nd February 2021

Passed away suddenly in Auckland on 18th February 2021, aged 51 years.

Loved Son of Gill and the late Tom Mawston (Wales). Loved Papa of Holly, Alex, and Reuben Mawston.

Cherished Grandan to Marino, and Charli Mariner.

Loved nephew and cousin to his family in Wales.

Friends are invited to attend a celebration of Mathew’s life in the Forrest Lawn Chapel, 208 Guyton Street, Whanganui on Friday 26th February 2021 at 10.00am, to be followed by a private cremation.

Mathew’s service will be webcast live on www.dempseyandforrest.co.nz “Watch Funeral online” link.

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WALKER; Michael Joseph

Passing: 20th February 2021
Funeral: 24th February 2021
Published: 21st February 2021

Peacefully at home on Saturday 20th February 2021, aged 75 years.

Dearly loved son of the late Ray and Doreen and much loved brother and brother in law of Raymond and Lynn, the late Paul, Simon, the late Mark, and Catherine.

Loved Uncle of all his nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers donations to Hospice Wanganui would be greatly appreciated and may be left in the Church foyer.

All messages to Walker Family,

C/- P.O.Box 341,
Wanganui.

Requiem Mass will be celebrated at St Mary’s Catholic Church, Guyton St, on Wednesday 24th February at 1.00pm, to be followed by private cremation.

The family extend an invitation to join them for Rosary for Michael in the Church on Tuesday evening at 5.30pm.

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