Whanganui Funeral Notices

Listed in order of publication date

ENNIS, John Evererd (Jack)

Passing: 3rd January 2021
Funeral: 9th January 2021
Published: 6th January 2021

Aged 97.

Passed away peacefully on the 3rd of January, in Wellington.

Loved husband of the late Verviers. Loved father and father-in-law of John and Maggie, Mary and Andy Weston, Christine and Glenn Salisbury, Michael, Kathryn and Tony Wilson, Tony, Paul and Corrine, and the late Lisa. Dearly loved Dee to his 25 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.

He was an inspirational man and will be sadly missed by all.

A funeral service for Jack will be held in the Cleveland Chapel, 179 Ingestre Street, Whanganui on Saturday, the 9th of January 2021, at 11.00am.

Cleveland Funeral Home



Passing: 2nd January 2021
Funeral: 8th January 2021
Published: 3rd January 2021

Born 4th October 1928.

Sculptor, Poet and Artist passed away peacefully at Kowhainui Home on 2nd January 2021, aged 92 years.

Dearly loved mother of Jan and Jane, Ben and Lynda, and Willy-John and Helen.

Much loved grandmother and great grandmother of Annabel, Eddy, David, Tim, Sarah, Louis, Ella, Matt, Fletcher, and Eden.

Daughter of the late Ben and Nellie Bullock.

Loved sister of George (Nobby), and John, and the late Marie and Allan. Loved aunt, great aunt, and cousin. A dear friend to many.

Special thanks to the staff of Kowhainui Home for their loving care of Joan.

In lieu of flowers donations to the Kowhainui Home would be appreciated and may be placed in the Chapel Atrium, or sent C/- PO Box 7102 Whanganui.

A service to celebrate Joan’s life will be held in the Cleveland Chapel, 179 Ingestre Street, Whanganui on Friday 8th January 2021, at 10:30am, to be followed by interment in the Aramoho Lawn Cemetery.

Cleveland Funeral Home


WICKHAM, Theodora Helen (Dora) (nee Sutherland)

Passing: 23rd December 2020
Funeral: Private Service Held
Published: 30th December 2020

Died peacefully on 23rd December 2020 at Taupo, aged 92 years.

Much loved sister of Donald (deceased), Lewanna, Spin and Joan.

Loved mother of John (deceased), David, Helen (Wixi), and Sally.

Loved grandmother and great grandmother.

Loved Aunty and cousin of the Maltby family.

A service has been held.

Messages to: Lewanna McLean, “Fernhill” R D 2 Wanganui 4572.

Cleveland Funeral Home


HARRADEN, George Douglas

Passing: 25th December 2020
Funeral: 6th January 2021
Published: 28th December 2020

Passed peacefully at home, after a brave battle on Friday 25th December 2020.

Dearly loved husband and soulmate of Catherine. Dearly loved husband of the late Jo Ann, and much loved father of Ellen Louise, and AJ. Loved brother and brother-in-law of Brenda and Gilly Miller. A loved uncle, and friend to many.

A service to celebrate George's life will be held in the Cleveland Chapel, 179 Ingestre Street, Wanganui, Wednesday, the 6th of January 2021 at 2.00pm.

Cleveland Funeral Home


ANDER, Dulcie

Passing: 14th December 2020
Funeral: Private Service Held
Published: 22nd December 2020

Peacefully in Summerset Village on 14th December 2020.

Dearly loved wife of the late Mo. Much loved Mum of Julie and Terry Sosich, and Denise and Bern Moroney. A loving Grandma of Clayton, Leah; Daniel, and Paul, and all her great-grandchildren.

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

Cleveland Funeral Home


BAKKER, Ariena, (Rene)

Passing: 19th December 2020
Funeral: 24th December 2020
Published: 21st December 2020

Peacefully in Whanganui on 19th December 2020, aged 88.

Dearly loved wife of the late Wim. Much loved Mum of Anita and John Tindle, Paul and Sue, Ron and Sharon, and Neil and Sharon. Loving Oma of Sara, Mathew, Aaron, and Jerome; Jemma, and Troy; Nick, Mitchell, Jaye, and Alicia; Sophie, and Hannah; and their partners. Loved Oma Oma to all her great grandchildren.

A service to celebrate Rene's life will be held in the Cleveland Chapel, 179 Ingestre Street, Whanganui, on Thursday, the 24th of December 2020, at 10.00am.

Cleveland Funeral Home


TE AWHE-WAITOKIA, Codie Cecilia Te Raomaehe

Funeral: 21st December 2020
Published: 20th December 2020

Passed away suddenly surrounded by her loving whanau and friends.

Treasured daughter of Pauline Te Awhe and Angus Waitokia, amazing sister of Jade and Luana, devoted Aunty of Kaiza, Kaysharn and Kyana, loved granddaughter of Kiwi and loyal and loving niece, cousin and friend to many.

Codie’s Service will be held at Pakaraka Marae, Main Road, Maxwell, on Monday, 21st December 2020 at 11.00am, followed by internment at Aramoho Lawn Cemetery.

Cleveland Funeral Home



Passing: 12th December 2020
Funeral: 19th December 2020
Published: 15th December 2020

Passed away in Auckland Hospital on Saturday 12th December 2020, aged 63.

Dearly loved husband of Lina, and much loved father of (the late) Ian, and Kent. Loved son of the late Stan and Joyce. Treasured brother of (the late) Barry, Gail, Russell, and Lynne; brother in law to Lorna, and Laila and Pater. A loved uncle of all his nephews and nieces.

Glenn has typed his last headline and placed his last bet.

Now at peace.

A service to celebrate Glenn's life will be held in the Cleveland Chapel, 179 Ingestre Street, Wanganui, on Saturday 19th December 2020, at 1.00pm.

Cleveland Funeral Home



Passing: 28th November 2020
Funeral: 15th December 2020
Published: 9th December 2020

Left us on 28th November 2020, aged 42.

Much loved Mummy of Maia, Lu, and the late Elektra.

Beloved precious daughter of Angie and Keith (United Kingdom).

Adored sister of Nikki (United Kingdom).

Loving wife to Phil.

Will be deeply missed by all.

A service to celebrate Lizz’s life will be held in the Cleveland Chapel, 179 Ingestre Street, Whanganui, on Tuesday 15th December 2020, at 10.00am.

The service will also be live-streamed at www.clevelandfunerals.co.nz.

“You’re at peace now our darling”

Cleveland Funeral Home



Passing: 28th November 2020
Funeral: 2nd December 2020
Published: 29th November 2020

Peacefully in Whanganui Hospital on 28th November 2020.

Rest In Peace.

Dearly loved husband for 50 years of the late Shona. Much Dad and father in law of Jeremy, (the late) Hamish, Miles, Justin, Jessica Marshall, and Adam and Amanda. A loved and loving grandad to all his grandchildren and great grandchildren.

A graveside service to farewell John will be held at the Hawera Cemetery, Gladstone Street, Hawera on Wednesday 2nd December at 12 Noon.

Cleveland Funeral Home