Whanganui Funeral Notices

Listed in order of publication date

HEAD: Kevin

Passing: 13th March 2021
Funeral: 18th March 2021
Published: 15th March 2021

In his 80th year. Peacefully at home in Wanganui on Saturday, 13th March 2021 after a long struggle with illness as a result of exposure to asbestos.

Dearly beloved husband of Doris, dearly loved dad of Maree, Warrick, Vernon and Laurelle, and their respective partners, and treasured poppa to 6 grandchildren. He will be sadly missed by family and friends.

Kevin was a longstanding plumber in the Wanganui area and was a member of the Wanganui SDA Church all his life.

In lieu of flowers, a donation to Hospice would be wonderful.

RIP beautiful man until Jesus returns.

Friends are invited to attend a celebration of Kevin’s life in the Forrest Lawn Chapel, 208 Guyton Street, Wanganui, on Thursday 18th March 2021, at 2.00pm, to be followed by Interment at the Aramoho Lawn Cemetery.

Dempsey & Forrest

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BEACH: Paula Dorothy

Passing: 14th March 2021
Funeral: 19th March 2021
Published: 15th March 2021

Suddenly at Whanganui Hospital, surrounded by her loving family on Sunday 14th March 2021, aged 64 years.

Loved daughter of Lesley & the late Merlin George.

Loved wife of Clive.

Cherished Mum of Aland, and Kristal and Nana to her 6 Grandchildren.

Friends are invited to attend a Service to celebrate Paula’s life in the Forrest Lawn Chapel, 208 Guyton Street, Wanganui on Friday 19th March 2021 at 11.00am, to be followed by a Private Cremation.

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Suddenly at Whanganui Hospital surrounded by her loving family on Sunday 14th March 2021, aged 64 years.

Loved daughter of Lesley & the late Merlin George.

Dearly loved sister of Shona, Ken, Lorraine, Dawn, Warren, and Joan Hewitt.

Much loved Aunty of all her Nieces & Nephews and special friend of Shirley.

Dempsey & Forrest

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HALL: Janette Teresa (Jane)

Passing: 14th March 2021
Funeral: 17th March 2021
Published: 14th March 2021

Peacefully surrounded by her loving whanau at Hospice Whanganui on Sunday 14th March 2021, aged 93 years.

Dearly loved wife of the late Sydney.

Cherished and adored Mum & Mother-in-law of Mike and Judith Hogg, Syd and Theresa Hall, Linda and the late Lionel Hemopo, the late Bill and the late Cinta Hall, Yvonne Hall, Denise and Lester Goff, the late Tiny and Steven Houpapa, Robert Hall and Brenda Pakau, Peter and Ellie Hall, Raina and Ray Jones, Eleanor and the late Robert Shelford, Allan Hall and Vanessa Austin-Smith, Terrence Hall and Too Pries, Tarryn and Andrew, and Madison Florence.

A loving Nana to all of her Grandchildren, Great Grandchildren, and Great Great Grandchildren.

Janette will be resting at Putiki Marae until her service at the Marae on Wednesday 17th March 2021 at 11.00am followed by Interment with Sydney at the Aramoho Lawn Cemetery.

Dempsey & Forrest

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BAILEY, Bethney Eileen Eleanor, (Beth)

Passing: 13th March 2021
Funeral: 16th March 2021
Published: 14th March 2021

Passed away peacefully at Whanganui Hospital on Saturday 13th March 2021.

Dearly beloved wife and soul mate of Reg. Treasured Mum of Lisa (Sam), (the late) Edward, Royce, Shaun, and Glen. Loved daughter of the late Myrtle Spry.

Much loved Nana of all her grand children and great grand children. A service to celebrate Beth’s life will be held in the Cleveland Chapel, 179 Ingestre Street, Whanganui on Tuesday 16th March 2021, at 1.00pm.

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Passed away peacefully at Whanganui Hospital on Saturday 13th March 2021 after a courageous battle.

Dearly loved sister, and sister-in-law of Dawn and Alastair Donaldson (dec), Maureen (dec), Zelma (dec) and Murray Wills, Tom and Anne (dec) Spry, Trish and John McIlroy, Ray and Dallas Spry.

Dearly loved Aunty to all her nephews and nieces, sadly missed.

Cleveland Funeral Home

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WILLIAMS, Christine Angela, (formerly Townsend, nee McPearson)

Passing:
Funeral: Celebration on 16th March at Caroline's Boatshed
Published: 14th March 2021

Passed away peacefully in the presence of her family, in her home at the Opunake Cottage Rest Home.

Beloved wife of (the late) Keith Williams, and former wife of Brian Townsend. Much loved Mum and mother-in-law of Donna and Lloyd, Vicky and Wayne, and Wendy and Mark. Loved Nanny to her 11 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

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

Family and friends are invited to gather and celebrate Christine’s life at Caroline's Boatshed, 181 Somme Parade on Tuesday 16th March 2021 from 1.00pm.

Cleveland Funeral Home

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MINNELL: Nancy Christie (nee Travers)

Passing: 13th March 2021
Funeral: 18th March 2021
Published: 14th March 2021

At Hospice Wanganui on Saturday 13th March 2021, aged 79 years.

Wife of Vic.

Mother of Karen, Deborah, and Stacey.

Sister of Robert (dec), Ann, and Peter.

Nana to seven grandchildren and great-nana to nine great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers donations to Hospice Wanganui would be greatly appreciated and can be left at Nancy’s Service.

Friends are invited to attend a Funeral Service for Nancy in the Forrest Lawn Chapel, 208 Guyton Street, Wanganui, on Thursday 18th March 2021 at 11.00am, to be followed by private cremation.

Dempsey & Forrest

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TE HUNA: Phillip Manu

Passing: 12th March 2021
Funeral: 16th March 2021
Published: 13th March 2021

Passed away suddenly at home on Friday 12th March 2021, aged 45 years.

Loved Father of Tyler, Fabian, and Corey.

Loved son of Ron & the late Beverley.

Loved Brother & Brother-in-law of Raymond and Shannon, and Nathan.

In lieu of flowers, Koha for Phillip’s Service would be greatly appreciated and can be left in the Chapel Foyer.

Friends are invited to attend a service to celebrate Phillips life in the Forrest Lawn Chapel on Tuesday 16th March 2021 at 11.00am, to be followed by a private cremation.

Dempsey & Forrest

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BUCHAN: Isabella

Passing:
Funeral: 15th March 2021
Published: 9th March 2021

Passed away at Whanganui Hospital after a strong fight, aged 82 years.

Much loved wife of David.

Loved mum of Tom, Jim, Ray, David (dec), Margaret and Isobel.

Loved grandma and great-grandma to all her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Friends are invited to attend a celebration of Isabella's life in the Forrest Lawn Chapel, 208 Guyton Street, Whanganui, on Monday 15th March 2021 at 1.00 p.m, to be followed by a private cremation.

Dempsey & Forrest

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AHIPENE, Christine Ann, (Mathews, Nee Bryant)

Passing: 7th March 2021
Funeral: 11th March 2021
Published: 8th March 2021

Peacefully in Hospice Whanganui on 7th March 2021, aged 72.

Devoted wife of David. Much loved Mum of Carl and Tracey, (the late) Vern, and Lyndy.

Proud and loving Nan of Devin, and the late Ethan.

A much loved sister, sister-in-law, aunty, cousin, and friend.

In memory of Chris donations to Hospice Whanganui would be appreciated and may be placed in the Chapel Atrium or sent to PO Box 4284.

A service top celebrate Chris’ life will be held in the Cleveland Chapel, 179 Ingestre Street, Whanganui on Thursday 11th March 2021, at 2.00pm.

Please wear something bright and cheerful for Chris.

Cleveland Funeral Home

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PETERSON: Ngaire Joan

Passing: 2nd March 2021
Funeral: Private Service Held
Published: 8th March 2021

Peacefully with family at her side on Tuesday 2nd March 2021 at Whanganui hospital, aged 88 years.

Much loved wife of the late Alan for 61 years.

Loved Mum of Anne, Bruce and Lee, and Peter and Bruce.

Loved nana of David, Linda, and Amanda, and great-nana of six.

Special friend of Stephen.

The family wish to thank the staff at the Masonic Court Rest Home for their exceptional support and care of our Mum.

A private Family Service has been held.

Dempsey & Forrest

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