Whanganui Funeral Notices

Listed in order of publication date

BROWN, Richard Douglas (Rick)

On June 21st, 2020. Peacefully at Whanganui Hospital, age 81 years.

Much loved husband and soulmate for 55 years of Anne. Dearly loved father of Katherine and Tony (Waiheke), Rosemary and Andrew (Palmerston North), Graeme and Katrin (Auckland), and Ken and Chelsea (Thames). Adored Grandad of Hannah, Nicola and Kian and Tristan.

In accordance with Rick’s wishes, a private family service has been held.

Passing Date: 21st June 2020
Funeral Date: Private Service Held

McGRATH: Nancy Margaret

Peacefully at Masonic Rest Home on 19th June 2020, aged 89 years.

Loved sister and sister in law of Ron (dec), Zelda, Alan and Judy, and Terry and Lynnetta (all Australia).

Loved aunty to all her nieces and nephews.

Friends are invited to attend a Funeral Mass for Nancy to be celebrated in St. Marys Catholic Church, Guyton Street, Whanganui, on Friday 26th June at 1:30 p.m, to be followed by interment in the Aramoho Lawn Cemetery.

Passing Date: 19th June 2020
Funeral Date: 26th June 2020

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PATTERSON: Ian Percy

On June 18, 2020 peacefully in Wanganui Hospital surrounded by his loving family, aged 75 years.

Loved son of the late Caroline and Percy Patterson, and loved stepson of the late Lance Dixon.

Dearly loved brother and brother in law of Patricia and the late John Mair, and Janet and the late John O’Neill.

A loved uncle of all his nieces and nephews.

Ian will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by all his many friends in the community.

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

Passing Date: 18th June 2020
Funeral Date: Private Service Held

Dempsey & Forrest

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HEPBURN, Barbara Elizabeth Fergusson

Died peacefully in Whanganui Hospital on 20th June 2020.

Dearly loved wife of Harry.

Loved mother of James.

Loved Nana to all her grandchildren.

Loved sister of Tom.

A service to celebrate Barbara’s life will be held in the Cleveland Chapel, 179 Ingestre Street, Whanganui on Wednesday 24th June 2020 at 10.00am.

Passing Date: 20th June 2020
Funeral Date: 24th June 2020

Cleveland's

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GARLAND: Judy Wakahuia

08.08.50 – 20.06.20

Passed away suddenly at Wellington Hospital, aged 69 years.

Precious Mum, Nan and Great Nanny to Maleah-Lei and Darren, Hayes, Chappal, Marcus, Jayden, Tyrel, Calais, Levi, Connor, Onyx, Te Whetu, Kyzin, and the late Te Whetu Marama O Te Ata, Te Kaha, and Brendon.

Judy will lay at Dempsey & Forrest for family & friends to pay their respects.

Friends are invited to attend a Service to celebrate Judy’s life at Pakaitore Marae, Whanganui on Tuesday 23rd June 2020 at 10.30am, to be followed by cremation.

Passing Date: 20th June 2020
Funeral Date: 23rd June 2020

Dempsey & Forrest

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MACKAY: Helen Jean

Peacefully at home on 11th June 2020.

Loved wife and best friend of Trevor.

Mother of Joanne and Alf Boros (Australia), Sue, and Jenny and Ashley (England).

Loving grandma of Jaimie and Ayden Boros.

In accordance with Helen's wishes a private family service has been held.

Passing Date: 11th June 2020
Funeral Date: Private Service Held

Dempsey & Forrest

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TOPLESS: Wendy Joy

Peacefully and unexpectedly at Whanganui Hospital on 18th June 2020, aged 64 years.

Loved and cherished wife of Revell for 45 years.

Much loved Mum to David and Donna, and 'Second Mum' to Jarod.

Much loved Gran to Luke and Tyler.

Cherished daughter of the late Colin and Althea Lennon.

Will be greatly missed by all her family.

Friends are invited to attend a celebration of Wendy's life in the Forrest Lawn Chapel, 208 Guyton Street Whanganui, on Monday 22nd June 2020 at 11.00 a.m, to be followed by cremation at the Aramoho Crematorium.

Passing Date: 18th June 2020
Funeral Date: 22nd June 2020

Dempsey & Forrest

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JONES - COLLINGS: Jazmine Taylor (Jaz)

Suddenly taken from us as the result of an accident on Sunday 14th June 2020, aged 20 years.

Darling Bub of Jessica Jones.

Loved daughter of Garath Collings.

Loving sister of Athena, Brooke, Chloe, Axel, and Konner.

Loved granddaughter of Shona and Mike, Paul and Carren, Maxine and Graham, and great-grand daughter of Dawn.

Will be greatly missed by all her loving family and friends.

In lieu of flowers donations to the S.P.C.A. Whanganui would be greatly appreciated and can be left at Jazmine's Service.

Friends are invited to attend a celebration of Jaz's life in the Forrest Lawn Chapel 208 Guyton Street, Whanganui on Wednesday 24th June 2020, at 1:30 p.m.

Passing Date: 14th June 2020
Funeral Date: 24th June 2020

Dempsey & Forrest

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LAWLESS, Glenis

Passed away peacefully at home in Wanganui, on 15th June 2020, aged 87 years.
Beloved wife of Graeme, mother and mother-in-law to Garth and Trish, Debra and Brent, John and Fran, Grandma of Corina, Daisy, Benjamin and Daniel.
A service to celebrate Glenis’s life will be held in the Cleveland Chapel, 179 Ingestre Street, Wanganui, on Monday, 22nd of June, 2020 at 3.00pm.

Passing Date: 15th June 2020
Funeral Date: 22nd June 2020

Cleveland's

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TAKARANGI, Evelyn Myrtle

Passed away peacefully at home on 17th June 2020, surrounded by her loving whānau.

Mum will lie at St Paul’s Anglican Church, Anaua Street, Putiki. Karakia will be held at 7.00pm on Friday, 19 June 2020 at St Paul’s.

A celebration of her life will be held in The Forrest Lawn Chapel, 208 Guyton Street, on Saturday, 20th June 2020 at 1.30pm, to be followed by Interment in the Putiki Urupa.

Tena ra, e taku whaea, moe marie.

Passing Date: 17th June 2020
Funeral Date: 20th June 2020

Dempsey & Forrest

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