Whanganui Funeral Notices

Listed in order of publication date

MITCHINSON. Rewi (Fay)

Passed away peacefully on 4th May 2020 at Whanganui Hospital, in her 95th year.

Dearly loved wife of the late Neil and loved mother and mother-in-law of Bruce and Judy, Grant, Ross and Corriene and Janet. Treasured Granny Fay to her 11 grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren.

We will always remember Fay for her wicked sense of humour, genuine interest in people and positive attitude.

A private family service has been held and a memorial service will be held at a later date.

Messages to bhmitchinson@gmail.com

Passing Date: 4th May 2020
Funeral Date: Memorial Svce Later

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LUNN: Jack Robert

At home on Monday May 4, 2020 surrounded by his loving family, aged 75 years.

Much loved husband and sweetheart of Jenny for 56 years.

Loved and treasured Dad and father-in-law of Sylvia, and Daniel and Rachael.

Loved grandad to Shaun and Jess, and Sasha and Toby, loved Papa to Imogen, and great-grandad to his eight great-grandchildren.

Loved brother of the late Denis.

Will be greatly missed by all his nieces, nephews and friends.

Due to the current Covid19 restrictions a Private Family Farewell has been held.

Passing Date: 4th May 2020
Funeral Date: Private Service Held

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NELSON-MOORE: Kenneth Bruce (Ken)

Peacefully at home with his family on 7th May 2020, aged 93 years.

Much loved husband, for 72 years, of Betty and loved father and father in law of Anne and John and Judith and Steve.

Loved and treasured Poppa Ken to Leyton (Deceased), Jayne, Scott, and Kristy-Ana. Loved Great Poppa of Bailey, Bodi, Kurt, Parker and Kassie.

Many thanks to the lovely Geneva carers and the amazing Hospice nurses for their care of Ken.

In lieu of flowers donations to Hospice Whanganui would be appreciated and can be sent to .P.O Box 4284, Whanganui.

Due to the current restrictions, a private service for Ken will be held and a memorial service will take place once life returns to normal.

Passing Date: 7th May 2020
Funeral Date: Memorial Svce Later

Dempsey & Forrest

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DALE, David John

1927 - 2020. Passed away unexpectedly on 1st May 2020.

Loving husband of Joy. Loved father and father-in-law of Michael and Maxine, Jennifer, John and Rachel, Cameron and Sumita. Grandfather of James, Gareth, Sarah, and Jacob; Costas, David, and Philip; and Joe. Great grandfather of Felix, and Coco; Ilse, Otto, and Hugo; Noah, and Olive; and Gena.

A private service has been held, no more flowers please.

All contact, messages of condolance, and phone calls to Cameron Dale, ph 021765250, email cam.dale@hotmail.com, mail to 845 Rapanui Road, RD 4, Wanganui 4574.

David enjoyed his time with you all.

Passing Date: 1st May 2020
Funeral Date: Private Service Held

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SMITH, Kenneth Edwards (Ken)

Reg.No.457986.NZARMY. Reg.No.4311910.RNZAF. WWII

Passed away peacefully at St John's Hill Healthcare in his 97th year on 3rd May 2020.

Dearly loved husband of the late Monica for 60 years.

Loved dad and father in law of Lewis and Sue, Bev and Rod, Wayne and Gay.

Much loved Grandad, Great Grandad and Great Great Grandad.

"Forever in our hearts and thoughts"

Special thanks to the amazing staff at St John's Hill Healthcare for taking such good care of Ken.

Thank you also to Mary for her friendship with Ken.

Due to current restrictions a Private Family Funeral Service for Ken will be held on Thursday 7th May 2020 at 1pm.

Family & Friends are invited to watch the live Webcast via www.dempseyandforrest.co.nz Watch Funeral Online link.

Passing Date:
Funeral Date: Live Stream 7th May

Dempsey & Forrest

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TERRY: Edith Helen

On May 1, 2020 peacefully in Wanganui Hospital, aged 95 years.

Loved wife of the late Les. Much loved mother and mother in law of Lyn and Lindsay Skinner, Pat and Kevin White, and John.

A loved grandmother, great grandmother and great great grandmother.

Our sincerest thanks to Edith’s home helpers over the past few years.

A private Family Service for Edith has been held.

Passing Date: 1st May 2020
Funeral Date: Private Service Held

Dempsey & Forrest

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LARSEN, Douglas James (James)

On 1st May 2020, peacefully with his loving family at his side in Palmerton North Hospital, aged 50 years.

Beloved son of Juliet and the late Jim. Much loved brother and brother in law of Wendy, Kirsty and Mike, Peter and Wendy, and Penelope.

A much loved and precious uncle of all his nieces and nephews.

“He’s gone to be with Jesus”

A private family service for James will be held to be followed by a memorial service at a later date.

Passing Date: 1st May 2020
Funeral Date: Memorial Svce Later

Dempsey & Forrest

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McGHIE, Veronica Mary (nee Mist)

Passed away in New Plymouth on 25/04/20 - Age 57.

Dearly loved mum and mother-in-law to Stefan, Teresa & Ricky, Samantha & Mark.

Nanny to R.J, Jahrn, Jai, Quin and Jade.

Wife to Darryl.

Partner to John.

A private service and cremation was held at Dempsey and Forrest Wanganui on the 1/5/20 with a burial service to follow at a later date.

Passing Date: 25th April 2020
Funeral Date: Private Service Held

Dempsey & Forrest

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TOMAN, Arthur James

Passed peacefully in Whanganui on Thursday, 30th April 2020, aged 90 years.

Much loved husband of Hani, and loved Dad to (the late) Shirley, (the late) Shane, Lucille, Arthur, Sharon, Carl, Marice, Jimmy, and Terence. Special Uncle to Alma and Rod.

A funeral service for Arthur will be live-streamed on www.clevelandfunerals.co.nz on Monday 4th May 2020 at 1pm.

Passing Date: 30th April 2020
Funeral Date: Live Stream 4th May

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VALLELY, Edward James (QSM) (Ted)

Peacefully at the family home on Pickwick Road, Saturday 25th April, aged 90 years.

Much loved husband of Jeanette. Much loved Dad and father in law to Gregor & Kerry, Jason, Amanda & Ben. Much loved step father to Jo & Dan, Debbie and Vicki. Much loved and respected Grandad and Poppa to his grandchildren.

Ted loved Wanganui, he lived most of his 90 years here and contributed in many way towards making the City he loved a better place.

With Covid-19 restrictions, a Private Zoom Funeral was held on Thursday. Family and close friends gave Ted a loving farewell, celebrating a life very well lived.

Ted will be missed.

Passing Date: 25th April 2020
Funeral Date: Private Service Held

Dempsey & Forrest

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