Whanganui Funeral Notices

Listed in order of publication date

CRAWFORD: Susan Ann (Sue)

Peacefully on Monday 10th August 2020 at Hospice Whanganui, with her loving husband by her side.

Dearly loved wife of Lanza.

Much loved Mum of Lisa, and Kerry.

Dearly loved Nanny to her 5 grandchildren and special aunty to Aisha.

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

Friends are invited to attend a Service to celebrate Sue’s life in the Forrest Lawn Chapel, 208 Guyton Street, Wanganui on Thursday 13th August 2020 at 11am, to be followed by a Private Cremation.

Passing Date: 10th August 2020
Funeral Date: 13th August 2020

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GLASGOW, Gordon William

Passed peacefully in Wanganui on 15th July 2020, aged 75.

Dearly loved husband of Elizabeth (Betty). Much loved Dad of Bruce and Kathleen, Sarah, and Andrew and Petra. Loved Poppa of Finnegan, and Louisa.

In accordance with Gordon's wishes, a private farewell has been held.

Passing Date: 15th July 2020
Funeral Date: Private Service Held

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MacKENZIE: Shirley Rose

On 8th August 2020, surrounded by her loving family at Masonic Court Rest Home, aged 93 years.

Loved wife of the late Ian. Dearly loved Mum of Gary and Delwyn, and Gael and Geoff.

Much loved Nana of Tracey, Kylie, Jenna; Kayla, Melissa, and Bradley, and a loved great nana of 11.

Friends are invited to attend a celebration of Shirley’s life in the Forrest Lawn Chapel, 208 Guyton Street,

on Wednesday 12th August 2020 at 1.30pm, to be followed by a private cremation.

Passing Date: 8th August 2020
Funeral Date: 12th August 2020

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PONGA, Alvin Ricky

Passed suddenly in Whanganui on Thursday, 6th August 2020.

Much loved son of Piki Ponga-Waretini and George Waretini, and Temoana Ponga. A much loved husband, father, Koro, brother, uncle, and a friend to many.

A service for Alvin will be held at Te Ao Hou Marae, Somme Parade, Whanganui on Monday, the 10th of August 2020 at 11.00am.

Passing Date: 6th August 2020
Funeral Date: 10th August 2020

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HEMI: Te Reo Enoka (POP)

On 5th August 2020.

Passed away at home with his loved ones by his side. Loved partner of the late Cecilia Boyd.

Cherished by his REO's Gals Erina, Jess, Fatty, Puggie & Pen.

All his moko n mokomoko. Our pop is lying in state at Ratana Pa.

Nehu will be Saturday 8th August 2020 at 11.00am, then to the Aramoho Lawn Cemetery, McNeill Street, Whanganui, where Te Reo will be laid to rest with his darling Cecilia.

The whanau would love you to join them for hakari at Ratana Pa.

Passing Date: 5th August 2020
Funeral Date: 8th August 2020

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BROUGHTON: Ruka Rangiahuta

(31 te pahake) 1989 – 2020 i te 4 o Here-turi-koka, 2020

I aituatia a Ruka i te awa o Whanganui ka mate nei.

Ko ia te matamua o Ruka raua ko ShanTapsell.

Ko Tohiariki ratou ko Te Rangihikaia me Kuratea ona taina.

Ko Tobee tona hoa Rangatira, a, ko Khalani ratou ko Keanu, ko Khaleia a raua tamariki.

Ko te takoto ki te pa o Pakaraka, a, hei te 11 i te ata o te Ramere 7 o Here-turi-koka 2020 takina ai te karakia whakamutunga ki a ia.

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On 4th August 2020 Ruka (31 years old) died in an accident on the Whanganui River.

He was the eldest son of Ruka and Shan’s children.

Ruka will be resting at Pakaraka Marae.

Tohiariki, Te Rangihikaia and Kuratea are his younger siblings.

And partner Tobee with Khalani,Keanu and Khaleia form their intimate family.

Final devotion will commence at 11.00am Friday 7th August 2020.

Passing Date: 4th August 2020
Funeral Date: 7th August 2020

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GILBERT: Valerie Jean (Val)

On 5th August 2020, suddenly in Wanganui Hospital.

Dearly loved wife of Andy. Much loved Mum of Shaun and Heidi, Lance and Darci, and

Hayden and Rachel.

In lieu of flowers donations to the SPCA would be appreciated and can be left at Val’s Service.

Friends are invited to attend a celebration of Val’s life in the Forrest Lawn Chapel, 208 Guyton Street,

on Saturday 8th August 2020 at 1.30pm, to be followed by interment in the Aramoho Lawn Cemetery.

Passing Date: 5th August 2020
Funeral Date: 8th August 2020

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MARSHALL, Keith

Passed away peacefully at New Vista Rest Home on 3rd August 2020.

Darling husband of Marg. loved Dad to Kim and Des, and Leith and Debs. Special Grandad of Ryan and Loren, Brylee; Nicholas, William, and Matthew. Great Grandad of Carter.

Loved brother of the late Phyllis, the late Trevor, Dulcie, and Maureen.

Much loved Uncle to all his nieces and nephews.

Will be missed by Rocky, and Minka. In lieu of flowers donations to Hospice Whanganui would be appreciated and may be placed in the Chapel Atrium or sent C/- PO Box 7102 Wanganui.

A service to celebrate Keith’s life will be held in the Cleveland Chapel, 179 Ingestre Street, Wanganui on Friday 7th August 2020, at 11am.

Passing Date: 3rd August 2020
Funeral Date: 7th August 2020

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RUSH, Donna Sue

Mrs. Donna Sue Rush, 70, a resident of Auburndale Florida and former resident of Whanganui, New Zealand passed away Thursday 30th July 2020 at Lakeland Regional Medical Center Florida after a courageous battle with cancer.

Mrs. Rush was born September 1, 1949 in Winter Park, Florida to Johnnie A.L. and Minnie F. (Donaldson) Wallace. Donna moved to New Zealand, in 1992 with her future husband, they married and lived in New Zealand until 2014 when Donna moved back to Florida for medical treatment. She was of the Baptist faith, enjoyed staying in touch with Facebook friends, loved to garden and enjoyed spending time with her family. She was preceded in death by her parents. Donna is survived by her devoted husband of 28 years – Bernie Rush formally of Whanganui, 3 sons – Jon Kent and his wife Lisa of Bradenton, FL., Chris Kent of Auburndale, FL. and Patrick Kent and his partner D’Angelo Franco of Lakeland, FL.; stepson – Patrick Rush of London, England; 2 stepdaughters – Shannon Rush of New Zealand and Bernadette Rush of Australia; 2 sisters – Pam Taylor and her husband Jack of Bartow, FL. and Deborah Harris and her husband – David of Englewood, FL.; niece – Brandi Thompson and her husband Dwayne of North Carolina and 8 grandchildren.

A memorial service to be held at 2:00 pm Eastern standard time Friday, 7th August at Kersey Funeral Home, 108 Lake Stella Drive, Auburndale, FL. 33823. (863) 967-1167

The Memorial service can be viewed live in New Zealand from 5.30am Saturday 9th August on the Kersey Funeral Home Web Site “www.kerseyfuneralhome.com” and clicking on the Donna Rush link.

Passing Date: 30th July 2020
Funeral Date: Memorial Svce - 9th August

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WILLIAMS, Trevor Llewellyn (Dood)

Reg. No: 816692, 27th Battalion, J-Force

On 17th July 2020, at home with family, in his 93rd year.

Dearly loved husband of the late Dorothy.
Loved father & father in law of Lynn & John Secord (Palmerston North), Paul & Vicky Williams (Waihi), and John Hina (Boy-Boy) (Wellington).

Loved Poppa Dood, of his grand, great, and, great-great grandchildren.
A life well lived, and Dood always had more than one good yarn to share.

Special thanks to the medical staff at Whanganui Hospital, and Hospice.

At Dood’s request, a private family gathering has been held. Messages to: the Williams Family c/-

Cleveland Funeral Home P O Box 7102, Wanganui

Passing Date: 17th July 2020
Funeral Date: Private Service Held

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