Whanganui Funeral Notices

Listed in order of publication date

CRAWFORD: Susan Ann (Sue)

Peacefully on Monday 10th August 2020 at Hospice Whanganui, with her loving husband by her side.

Dearly loved wife of Lanza.

Much loved Mum of Lisa, and Kerry.

Dearly loved Nanny to her 5 grandchildren and special aunty to Aisha.

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

Friends are invited to attend a Service to celebrate Sue’s life in the Forrest Lawn Chapel, 208 Guyton Street, Wanganui on Thursday 13th August 2020 at 11am, to be followed by a Private Cremation.

Passing Date: 10th August 2020
Funeral Date: 13th August 2020

Dempsey & Forrest

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MacKENZIE: Shirley Rose

On 8th August 2020, surrounded by her loving family at Masonic Court Rest Home, aged 93 years.

Loved wife of the late Ian. Dearly loved Mum of Gary and Delwyn, and Gael and Geoff.

Much loved Nana of Tracey, Kylie, Jenna; Kayla, Melissa, and Bradley, and a loved great nana of 11.

Friends are invited to attend a celebration of Shirley’s life in the Forrest Lawn Chapel, 208 Guyton Street,

on Wednesday 12th August 2020 at 1.30pm, to be followed by a private cremation.

Passing Date: 8th August 2020
Funeral Date: 12th August 2020

Dempsey & Forrest

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HEMI: Te Reo Enoka (POP)

On 5th August 2020.

Passed away at home with his loved ones by his side. Loved partner of the late Cecilia Boyd.

Cherished by his REO's Gals Erina, Jess, Fatty, Puggie & Pen.

All his moko n mokomoko. Our pop is lying in state at Ratana Pa.

Nehu will be Saturday 8th August 2020 at 11.00am, then to the Aramoho Lawn Cemetery, McNeill Street, Whanganui, where Te Reo will be laid to rest with his darling Cecilia.

The whanau would love you to join them for hakari at Ratana Pa.

Passing Date: 5th August 2020
Funeral Date: 8th August 2020

Dempsey & Forrest

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BROUGHTON: Ruka Rangiahuta

(31 te pahake) 1989 – 2020 i te 4 o Here-turi-koka, 2020

I aituatia a Ruka i te awa o Whanganui ka mate nei.

Ko ia te matamua o Ruka raua ko ShanTapsell.

Ko Tohiariki ratou ko Te Rangihikaia me Kuratea ona taina.

Ko Tobee tona hoa Rangatira, a, ko Khalani ratou ko Keanu, ko Khaleia a raua tamariki.

Ko te takoto ki te pa o Pakaraka, a, hei te 11 i te ata o te Ramere 7 o Here-turi-koka 2020 takina ai te karakia whakamutunga ki a ia.

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On 4th August 2020 Ruka (31 years old) died in an accident on the Whanganui River.

He was the eldest son of Ruka and Shan’s children.

Ruka will be resting at Pakaraka Marae.

Tohiariki, Te Rangihikaia and Kuratea are his younger siblings.

And partner Tobee with Khalani,Keanu and Khaleia form their intimate family.

Final devotion will commence at 11.00am Friday 7th August 2020.

Passing Date: 4th August 2020
Funeral Date: 7th August 2020

Dempsey & Forrest

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GILBERT: Valerie Jean (Val)

On 5th August 2020, suddenly in Wanganui Hospital.

Dearly loved wife of Andy. Much loved Mum of Shaun and Heidi, Lance and Darci, and

Hayden and Rachel.

In lieu of flowers donations to the SPCA would be appreciated and can be left at Val’s Service.

Friends are invited to attend a celebration of Val’s life in the Forrest Lawn Chapel, 208 Guyton Street,

on Saturday 8th August 2020 at 1.30pm, to be followed by interment in the Aramoho Lawn Cemetery.

Passing Date: 5th August 2020
Funeral Date: 8th August 2020

Dempsey & Forrest

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SMITH: Mel

Suddenly but peacefully at home on 1st August 2020, aged 86 years young.

Best friend and darling husband of Barb for 63 years.

Beloved father and father-in-law of Gavin and Gaenor, Sue and Brian, and Ray and Yvonne.

Cherished Granddad of Maree, Vikki, Rebekah, Emma, Gareth and Tayler.

A much loved Great Granddad to eight.

Friends are invited to attend a service to celebrate Mel’s life in the Forrest Lawn Chapel, 208 Guyton Street, Wanganui on Wednesday 5th August 2020 at 1:30pm.

Passing Date: 1st August 2020
Funeral Date: 5th August 2020

Dempsey & Forrest

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DAVIES: Sheila

1933 – 2020

On 1st August 2020, peacefully at her home in Wanganui.

Dearly loved wife of Rod, mother of Ralph, Hilary and Jane.

Devoted grandmother to Benjamin, Zara and Hana.

Friends are invited to attend a service to celebrate Sheila's full life at Christ Church Anglican Church,

Wicksteed Street, Wanganui at 2.30pm on Wednesday 5th August 2020, to be followed by a private cremation.

Passing Date: 1st August 2020
Funeral Date: 5th August 2020

Dempsey & Forrest

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JONKER: Geert (Gerry)

Peacefully at home with family on 28th July 2020, aged 83 years.

Much-loved husband of Enna for 59 years.

Loved father and father-in-law of Wilma and Martin, Ruth and Anton, Niels and Simon, and Karin and Ken.

Loved son of the late Lambert Cornelis Jonker and Hiltje Wijma.

Loved brother of Boukje (deceased) and Lies.

Loved Opa to all his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Family and friends are invited to attend a Funeral Service for Gerry in the Forrest Lawn Chapel, 208 Guyton Street, Whanganui, on Saturday 1st August 2020 at 11.00 a.m, to be followed by burial in the Aramoho Cemetery.

Passing Date: 28th July 2020
Funeral Date: 1st August 2020

Dempsey & Forrest

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GEDYE: Dieny

In Whanganui Hospital on 29th July 2020, aged 81 Years.

Loved wife of Carl and loved mother of Adriaan, Corry, Gerry and Francis. Loved step mother of Debbie, Derek, Delwyn and Diane. Loved Oma to all her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Special thanks to Dr Willem van Niekerk and all the staff at St Johns Hill Healthcare for their care of Dieny.

Family and friends are invited to attend a service for Dieny in the Forrest Lawn Chapel, 208 Guyton Street, Whanganui on Monday 3rd of August 2020 at 11.00am, to be followed by interment at the Aramoho Cemetery.

Passing Date: 29th July 2020
Funeral Date: 3rd August 2020

Dempsey & Forrest

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