Whanganui Funeral Notices

Listed in order of publication date

THOMSON: Shane Denis (Dog)

Passing: 17th January 2021
Funeral: 3rd February 2021
Published: 22nd January 2021

Passed away peacefully on Sunday 17th January 2021, aged 58, after a long battle with paraplegia.

Dearly loved son of Nancye & the late John.

Very dearly loved father & father-in-law of Shannon, Holly & Marcus (Sydney), and awe struck grandad of Florence.

Loved brother & brother-in-law of Mike & Kelly and uncle of Ethan & Cohen.

Long-time friend of Jean.

Friends are invited to attend a service to celebrate Dog’s life in the Forrest Lawn Chapel, 208 Guyton Street, Wanganui on Wednesday 3rd February 2021 at 1.00pm, to be followed by a Private Cremation.

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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.

Cleveland's

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TIPPER: Ronald Lloyd (Ron)

Passing: 15th January 2021
Funeral: 20th January 2021
Published: 19th January 2021

Peacefully on 15th January 2021, aged 90 years.

Dearly beloved husband of the late Bernice. Much loved and loving dad of Joanne and Peter Collins, Carolyn and Paul Lundon, Lloyd and Janine, and Julie and Peter Bardsley.

Cherished grandpop of 15 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren. Dear friend to Elspeth.

In lieu of flowers donations to World Vision would be appreciated and can be left at Ron’s service.

Our heartfelt thanks to Kowhainui Home and Staff for their wonderful care of our Dad.

A service to celebrate Ron’s life will be held in Central Baptist Church, Dublin Street, Whanganui on Wednesday 20th January 2021 at 2.00pm, to be followed by a private cremation.

Dempsey & Forrest

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BANKS: Steaven

Passing: 14th January 2021
Funeral: 21st January 2021
Published: 18th January 2021

On 14th January 2021, aged 55 years.

Precious loving son of Lyn and the late Syd and loving stepson of the late Tom.

A much loved brother of Paul, and Angela. A loved uncle and great uncle to his

Nieces and nephews. A loved cousin.

Friends are invited to attend a celebration of Steaven’s life in the Forrest Lawn Chapel, 208 Guyton Street, Wanganui on Thursday 21st January 2021 at 11.00am, to be followed by interment in the Aramoho Lawn Cemetery.

Dempsey & Forrest

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COFFIN: Vivienne Joyce

Passing: 14th January 2021
Funeral: Private Service Held
Published: 18th January 2021

Peacefully on 14th January 2021.

Much loved Mum and Mum in Law of Lynette, Warren and Jo, Renata (deceased), Mike and Meg, and Craig. Cherished by her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

In accordance with Viv’s wishes a private burial has taken place.

Dempsey & Forrest

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BIGGS: Richard Frank (Dick)

Passing: 14th January 2021
Funeral: Private Service Held
Published: 18th January 2021

On 14th January 2021, peacefully at home among friends, aged 84 years.

Uncle Dick will be greatly missed by all those who loved him, as will his garden.

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

Dempsey & Forrest

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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.

Cleveland's

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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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CULLEN: Valerie Mary (Val)

Passing: 14th January 2021
Funeral: 20th January 2021
Published: 15th January 2021

Peacefully at Whanganui Hospital on Thursday 14th January 2021 surrounded by her loving family, aged 89 years.

Beloved wife of Jim for 70 years.

Dearly loved Mum of Christine, Andrew & Edna, Susan, Rosemary, Matt & Anna, Ruth, and Vivian.

A loved Nana to her 22 Grandchildren and Nanny to her Great Grandchildren.

Special Ma of Roseham.

In lieu of flowers donations to St John Ambulance Wanganui would be greatly appreciated and can be left at Val’s Service.

Friends are invited to attend a Service to celebrate Val’s life in the Forrest Lawn Chapel, 208 Guyton Street, Wanganui on Wednesday 20th January 2021 at 1.30pm, to be followed by a Private Cremation.

Dempsey & Forrest

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