Whanganui Funeral Notices

Listed in order of publication date

ASHFORD, Joseph Te Poki Atua

Passing: 6th April 2021
Funeral: 9th April 2021
Published: 7th April 2021

On Tuesday 6th April 2021, surrounded by his family, at home in Patea, aged 91 years.

Loving husband and soul mate of the late Ngaiwi. Loving father and father in law of Poki and Ngarie, Alec and Pam, Cora, Puti and Willy, Ngaiwi and the late Eru, Ross and Christine, Joseph and Christine, Matthew, Betty and the late Joe, Peggy and Ken, Gloria and Alan, and William and Sharon. Loved by all his Mokopuna.

Joe will lie in state at Wai o Turi Pa, Patea, until his funeral service at the Pa on Friday 9th May at 11.00am, to be followed by interment at Ohinemutu Urupa.

Cleveland Funeral Home

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PEACOCK: Joan Irene

Passing: 6th April 2021
Funeral: 10th April 2021
Published: 7th April 2021

Passed away peacefully at Lady Joy Rest Home on Tuesday 6th April 2021, aged 96 years.

Dearly loved wife of the late Stan.

Loved Mum & Mother-in-law of Lorraine Ryan, Graham, Lynette & Ho Barry, Diane & Wayne Whitaker.

Very special and much loved Nana to her 11 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren with another two little ones on the way and 2 great great grandchildren.

A service to celebrate Joan’s life will be held in the Forrest Lawn Chapel, 208 Guyton Street, Wanganui on Saturday 10th April 2021 at 4.00pm, to be followed by a Private Cremation.

Dempsey & Forrest

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BAYLY: Brenda

Passing: 6th April 2021
Funeral: 9th April 2021
Published: 7th April 2021

On 6th April 2021, peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family, aged 73 years.

Dearly loved mother of Harry, Brent and Ra-Kell, Pamela, and Sheryl. A much loved Nana of Lesley-Ann, Bianca, Chelsea, Aotea, Te Rapa; Hannah, Troy; and Mason and a loved great Nana.

Life friend of Douglas Bayly.

Friends are invited to attend a celebration of Brenda’s life in the Forrest Lawn Chapel, 208 Guyton Street, Wanganui on Friday 9th April 2021 at 2.00pm, to be followed by interment in the Aramoho Lawn Cemetery.

Dempsey & Forrest

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OLIVER, Arthur Milton McClure

Passing: 5th April 2021
Funeral: Private Service Held
Published: 7th April 2021

1935-2021

Our Beautiful Dad passed away Monday 5th April, aged 85 years.

Loved only Child of the late Sheila & Arthur Oliver. Dearly loved Husband of the late Maureen. Dearly loved Father of Karan & Mike Ratter (Brisbane), Laureen and the late Rodger Tunnell, & Bruce & Diane. Much loved Grandad of Shane & Emma, Lisa & Graeme, Natasha, Hayley & Nick, Jon & Michelle, Kelsey & Brad, Jessica & Tama, & Hinearangi. Great Grandad of Ethan, Riley, Ella, & Ava, Max, Darcy, Brooklyn, Quinn, and baby Tunnell, & Lazarus.

We will remember you as a great Father and Friend, who has the most amazing sense of humour, your stories and love will be with us forever. Rest now Dad, you deserve to be free of all your pain.

In accordance with Milton’s wishes a Private Farewell has already taken place.

Dempsey & Forrest

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SUMMERS: Dwayne Michael

Passing: 2nd April 2021
Funeral: 10th April 2021
Published: 6th April 2021

Tragically as the result of an accident at work on 2nd April 2021, aged 47 years.

Beloved son and stepson of Maureen and Peter Hawkins and Bryan Arbon.

Loved brother to Chris, Sonya, Shane, and Maree. Beloved father of Benjamin, Mikayla, and Letitia, and Milo, the cat.

Beloved uncle to all his nephews and nieces.

Friends are invited to attend a service for Dwayne in the Forrest Lawn Chapel, 208 Guyton Street, Wanganui at 2.00pm on Saturday 10th April 2021, to be followed by interment in the Aramoho Lawn Cemetery.

Dempsey & Forrest

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GOLDSTONE: Kathleen. (nee McIntyre)

Passing: 3rd April 2021
Funeral: 8th April 2021
Published: 5th April 2021

Born in the bush at Mangapurua on 26th June 1929 and passed away peacefully at New Vista Home on 3rd April 2021, aged 91 years.

Loved daughter of the late Irene & Jack. Loved Sister & Sister-in-law of Bob & Maureen McIntyre, Peter & Joan McIntyre, & the late Ione & George, Noeline & John, Betty & Owen, Janet, Neil, & Margaret.

Friends are invite to attend a service to celebrate Kathleen’s life in the Forrest Lawn Chapel, 208 Guyton Street, Wanganui, on Thursday 8th April 2021 at 1.30pm, to be followed by cremation at the Aramoho Crematorium.

Dempsey & Forrest

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TAYLOR/TUNNICLIFFE: Carole

Passing: 30th March 2021
Funeral: Private Service Held
Published: 3rd April 2021

Passed away on 30th March 2021.

Loved wife of Colin, and the late Jim Taylor. Much loved mum of Chris and Shirl, Debbie and Drew, Steve and Cushla, and Margaret and Geoff.

The sweetest Nana and great Nana of many.

A dearly loved Sister and sister in law.

Special thanks to Hospice Whanganui for Carole's wonderful care.

At Carole’s request a private service has been held.

Dempsey & Forrest

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KEMP, Lorna Blanche

Passing: 29th March 2021
Funeral: Private Service Held
Published: 3rd April 2021

Passed peacefully in Wanganui on Monday 29th March 2021, aged 92 years.

Much loved wife of the late Norman. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Janice O’Brien, Eric and Carol, and Cliff and Pauline. A loved Nana to all her many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

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

Cleveland Funeral Home

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JONES; Frances June (June)

Passing: 30th March 2021
Funeral: 1st April 2021
Published: 31st March 2021

Peacefully on Tuesday 30th March 2021 at Living Water Rest Home (formerly Virginia Lodge), Wanganui, aged 94 years.

Dearly loved wife of the late Irving (Steve) and much loved and cherished mother of Bronwyne Gadsby. Treasured Nana of Melanie and Hayden and adored Gran of Hannah and Jacob.

Heartfelt thanks to the wonderful staff at Living Waters.

A Service to celebrate June’s life will be held in the Forrest Lawn Chapel, 208 Guyton St, on Thursday 1st April at 1.30pm, to be followed by private cremation.

Dempsey & Forrest

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BATT (White), Juliana (Julie) Norma Dawn

Passing: 24th March 2021
Funeral: Private Service Held
Published: 31st March 2021

Passed peacefully on Wednesday 24th March 2021, aged 77.

Loved mother of Sandra, Ross, Shelley, Darren, and Petrina. A loved in-law, Grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend.

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

Cleveland Funeral Home

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