Whanganui Funeral Notices

Listed in order of publication date

MURDOCH: Sharon Norlene

On 23rd August 2020 after a short illness, aged 65 years.

Dearly loved Mum and mother in law of Byron and Kate. A loving Nana Sharon to Matthew, and Leo. A loved sister and sister in law of John (deceased), Geoff and Declan, and Tony and sister in law of Maree.

Loved aunt of Vicki, and Geordie and great aunt of her great nieces and nephews.

Sharon will be dearly missed by her family and cherished friends.

Due to the current restrictions a maximum of 100 people are able to attend Sharon’s

Service.

The Service will be Webcast live on www.dempseyandforrest.co.nz ‘Watch Funeral Online’ Link

Friends are invited to attend a celebration of Sharon’s life in the Forrest Lawn Chapel,

208 Guyton Street, Wanganui, on Saturday 29th August 2020 at 3.00pm, to be followed by a private cremation.

Passing Date: 23rd August 2020
Funeral Date: 29th August 2020

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TOY: Gyda Aliette

On 19th August 2020, peacefully at home, aged 90 years.

Dearly loved wife of the late Trevor.

Much loved Mum & Mother-in-law of Rosemary & Gary Severinsen, Bev & Richard Hoskins, Graham & Eva (Sydney), Andrew & Jane.

A loved Grandma of all her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

All messages to the Toy Family, C/- P.O.Box 362, Whanganui.

Friends are invited to attend a Service to celebrate Gyda’s life in the Central Baptist Church, Cnr Dublin & Wicksteed Streets, Whanganui on Tuesday 25th August 2020 at 1.00pm, to be followed by Interment at the Aramoho Lawn Cemetery.

Gyda’s Funeral Service will be Webcast live on www.dempseyandforrest.co.nz watch a Funeral online link.

Passing Date: 19th August 2020
Funeral Date: 25th August 2020

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FIELD: Nancie Margaret (nee McGlashan)

Peacefully in her sleep on Monday 17th August 2020 at the New Vista Rest home, aged 93 years.

Much loved wife of the late Clarry.

Loved Mum of Gavin.

The family wish to sincerely thank the staff at the Whanganui Hospital and the New Vista Rest Home for their care and kindness to Nancie.

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

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

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BLOEMENDAL: Marion Doris

Peacefully at Hospice Whanganui on Wednesday 19th August 2020, aged 71 years.

Dearly loved Wife & Soulmate of Jan.

Much loved Mother & Mother-in-law of Anthony & Nicola, Paul, and Johanna & Miles.

Treasured Oma of James, Grace, Rachael, Luke; Jack, and Colton.

“The Lord is my Shepherd, I shall not want.” Psalm 23

In lieu of flowers, donations to Hospice Whanganui would be greatly appreciated and can be left at Marion’s service.

All messages to The Bloemendal Family, C/- P.O.Box 341, Wanganui.

Friends are invited to attend a service to celebrate Marion’s life in the Westmere Presbyterian Memorial Church, 51 SH3, Wanganui on Tuesday 25th August 2020 at 1.00pm.

Due to current restrictions a maximum of 100 people can attend Marion’s Service, the Service will be webcast live on www.dempseyandforrest.co.nz watch Funeral online link.

Also due to restrictions, Marion will be interred at a later date at the Heights Park Cemetery, Pukekohe.

A Memorial Service for Marion will also take place on a day and time to be confirmed.

Passing Date: 19th August 2020
Funeral Date: 25th August 2020

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CONNORS (nee Walker): Jane Elisabeth Kay

"When sorrows come they come not as single spies but in battalions.”

Suddenly on 19th August, aged 54 years, in Whanganui, we lost our beloved Jane.

Adored soulmate of Michael.

Devoted mother of Sam (dec), Briar and Garry, Reid and Sherie, and glorious grandmother of Amelia.

Best friend and big sister to Amanda-Kate.

In lieu of flowers the family suggest donations to the Turakina Bird Sanctuary or the SPCA which can be left at Jane’s service.

Friends are invited to attend a service to celebrate Jane’s life in the Forrest Lawn Chapel, 208 Guyton Street, Whanganui on Saturday 22nd August 2020 at 1.00pm, followed by a Private Cremation.

Due to the current restrictions a maximum of 100 people are able to attend Jane’s Service. The Service will be webcast live on www.dempseyandforrest.co.nz watch Funeral online link.

Passing Date: 19th August 2020
Funeral Date: 22nd August 2020

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WATSON: Elizabeth Mary

Peacefully, after a short illness at Hospice Wanganui with her loving family at her side, on 18th August 2020, aged 77 years.

Dearly loved wife of Paul, a much loved mother in every sense of the word to Bill and Fiona, Bob and Anita, Julie and Tony, James and Rita, and Robert and Shona,

A loved step mother, grandmother and great grandmother to so many. Loved sister to Elenore (deceased), Peter (deceased), and John and Kathy.

A wonderful life lived with compassion and love.

Friends are invited to attend a celebration of Elizabeth’s life in the Forrest Lawn Chapel, 208 Guyton Street on Friday 21st August 2020 at 2.30pm, to be followed by a private cremation.

Due to the current COVID-19 restrictions, a maximum of 100 people are able to attend Elizabeth’s Service.

There will be live webcast of Elizabeth’s service on www.dempseyandforrest.co.nz - view through the 'Watch a Funeral Online' link.

Passing Date: 18th August 2020
Funeral Date: 21st August 2020

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SIMPSON, Catherine (Cath)

Died peacefully in her sleep at the Waireka Care Home, Pahiatua, on Sunday 16th August 2020.

loved wife of the late Terry. Loved daughter of the late Katie and Joe.

Loved Mum of Jane and David, John and Christine, and Helen and Chris. Loved Grandma of Michael, John, Amy, Rebecca, Emma, Robert, James, and Iain, and Great Grandma of Charlie, Cara, Billie, and Ethan.

A service to celebrate Cath’s life will be live-streamed at www.clevelandfunerals.co.nz on Saturday 22nd August 2020, at 10:00am.

Passing Date: 16th August 2020
Funeral Date: Live Stream - 22nd August

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EDWARDS; Judith Beryl (Jude)

Peacefully at St Johns Hill Healthcare, Whanganui on Saturday 15th August 2020, aged 68 years.

Dearly loved wife of Barry and mother of Ryan (London), and Andrew and Daisy (Christchurch).

Treasured Grandma of Noah, Candace and Lauren.

In lieu of flowers donations to Hospice Whanganui would be much appreciated and can be left at Jude’s service.

The family extend their heartfelt thanks to Hospice Whanganui and St Johns Hill Healthcare for all their love and care.

Friends are invited to attend a celebration of Jude’s life in the Forrest Lawn Chapel, 208 Guyton Street, on Thursday 20th August at 1.00pm, to be followed by private cremation.

Passing Date: 15th August 2020
Funeral Date: 20th August 2020

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HAIR: Pamela Ezma (Pam)

On 16th August 2020 surrounded by her loving family, aged 74 years.

Dearly loved wife of John. A much loved Mother & Mother-in-law of Dallas & Gary, John, and Zane.

A dearly loved Nanny Pam of Leroy, Jade, Jack, Shannon (dec), William (dec), Anthony, and Abbie-Lee.

Loved Old Nanny Pam of Isabella, and Meaa. Dearly loved by her four legged friends.

Friends are invited to attend a Service to celebrate Pam’s life in the Forrest Lawn Chapel, 208 Guyton Street, Wanganui on Thursday 20th August 2020 at 11.00am, to be followed by a Private Cremation.

Passing Date: 16th August 2020
Funeral Date: 20th August 2020

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HUWYLER: Wirihana Taama

E te rau hokioi o Te Raraa o te Rangi, e moe.

On the 14th August 2020, after a long battle, Wirihana (Wilson) Taama Huwyler passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving whānau.

Loved husband of Frances Merekanara Huwyler (nee Simon). Beloved brother and brother in-law of Kawana Waitere , Riwaru (Johnnie) and Betty Tihema, Tariana and the late (Hori) George Turia, the late Takimoana Huwyler, the late Horopapera (Dan) and Rangiānehu Hunia, Joe and the late Hilary Huwyler, Ruakohatu and Pine Tamou, Maureen and Malcolm Todd.

Cherished father and father in-law of Piripi & Mellissa, Steven, Taama & Krystle, Aimee & Nathan, Pehira & Jevada and Dave & Mere.

Much adored Koko of Kaylin, Rayden,

Te Mahana, Caitlyn, Mihi Te Pai Ao, Kaeina, Macee, Casey-Louise, Kairākau and Arataki and treasured uncle of all his nieces and nephews.

Dads service will be held in the Forrest Lawn Chapel, 208 Guyton Street, Whanganui on Monday 17th August 2020 at 11.00am.

Due to the current COVID19 pandemic and its restrictions, we ask that only immediate whānau attend the service for Dad.

We will be live-streaming the service publicly on www.dempseyandforrest.co.nz watch Funeral online link.

Nga manaakitanga, The Huwyler whanau

Passing Date: 14th August 2020
Funeral Date: 17th August 2020

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