Obituaries

Obituaries2018-08-30T22:42:19+00:00

Graham Douglas BELL

November 1, 2017

BELL, Graham Douglas Passed away after a long illness on 26 October, 2017 at Charles Fleming retirement Village Waikanae. Dearly loved husband of the late Rae and loved father & father in law of Seth & Jane, Mark & Deb, and Brendan. Ad

Jeffrey HOMER

November 1, 2017

HOMER, Jeffrey: Of Coastal Villas, Paraparaumu; formerly of Lower Hutt.  On Saturday, 28 October 2017, peacefully at Metlifecare Coastal Villas.  Aged 90 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Valerie for 67 years, and much loved and respected

Beverley Joyce FOX

November 1, 2017

FOX, Beverley Joyce: (formerly Withers, neé Beattie). Peacefully at Eldon Lodge, Paraparaumu on 28 October 2017. Aged 93 years. Much loved wife of the late Desmond Fox. Mother of Lynley, and Gregory (dec). Nanna to her Grandchildren, Leanne a

June Rosina (nee Rodie) GIBBS

October 31, 2017

GIBBS, June Rosina (nee Rodie): Formerly of Paremata.  Passed away peacefully on 25 October 2017, in her 96th year.  Cherished wife of the late Ray.  Precious mother of Shirley Arbuckle-Hart.  Loved mother-in-law of the late Danny and Ross. 

Colin Leslie ROLFE

October 30, 2017

ROLFE Colin Leslie passed away suddenly aged 57. Much loved and treasured Dad of Regan, Rebecca and Juan. Fondly loved by their Mum Vanessa and Sister Kristel. Much loved Grandpa to Nolan and Baby due very soon. Loved Son of Anne and Ron (de

Tony DUFF

October 29, 2017

DUFF, Tony: Passed away surrounded by his loved ones at Arohanui Hospice, Palmerston North, on October 24 2017, aged 60 years. Dearly loved husband and best friend of Patsy. Loved father of Stephen & Zana, Pauline & Jamie, and Robbie. A lo

Norman Andrew WYLIE

October 26, 2017

WYLIE, Norman Andrew; Of Paraparaumu, formerly of Ngaio, Wellington. Peacefully at Sevenoaks Hospital on Saturday 21 October 2017. Aged 92 years. Dearly loved husband of Margaret for 66 years. Loved father and father-in-law of Dennis, Peter &

Phyllis Daisy (Phyl) GARDNER

October 26, 2017

  GARDNER, Phyllis Daisy (Phyl); Passed away surrounded by her family at Charles Fleming Rest Home, Waikanae. Dearly loved wife of the late Don for 68 years. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Lorraine & Doug Greenbank, Allan, Peter &am

Mary Evelyn Alice (Molly) HADLER

October 25, 2017

HADLER, Mary Evelyn Alice (Molly): Of Paraparaumu formerly of Gisborne. Peacefully at Eldon Lodge on Wednesday 18 October 2017. In her 102 year. Loved wife of the late Ken. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Robert & Adelle, Lyn & Ralph, an

Terence Thomas (Terry) McNAMARA

October 24, 2017

McNAMARA, Terence Thomas (Terry): Of Raumati Beach formerly of Wadestown. Peacefully at Mary Potter Hospice on Saturday 14 October 2017, with family at his side. Loving husband of Jane. Dearly missed father of Emily and Sophie. Respected brother,

Diane Claire Josephine STEVENSON

October 24, 2017

STEVENSON, Diane Claire Josephine: Aged 56. Passed away peacefully in loving care on Friday 20 October.  Dearly loved wife of Richard Charles Stevenson, loved daughter of Joan Birch, loved sister of Susan Hall, Esther Prince, belated brothers Paul a

Elizabeth (Betty) KIRKWOOD

October 21, 2017

KIRKWOOD, Elizabeth (Betty) of Paraparaumu. Peacefully at Kenakena Rest Home on Wednesday 18th October 2017. Aged 82 years.  Dearly loved wife of the late Bill.  Loved mother and mother-in-law of Donald & Raewyn, Glen, Shauna, and Rowena. 

Frank Herbert PROSSER

October 21, 2017

PROSSER, Frank Herbert: Lieut. Fleet Air Arm. Passed away peacefully on Sunday 15 October 2017, at Eldon Lodge, Paraparaumu. Aged 100 years. Dearly loved husband of Jean and the late Patricia. Loved father and father-in-law of Dale and Denise, Des

Wayne Leonard SOWERBY

October 20, 2017

SOWERBY, Wayne Leonard: Of Paraparaumu, formerly of Miramar.  On Wednesday, 11 October 2017, suddenly at home.  Aged 66 years.  Loving husband and soulmate of Sandra for 45 years. (Who will I go walking with now?) Devoted Dad of Belinda,

Kenneth Bryan (Ken) ROCHE

October 20, 2017

ROCHE, Kenneth Bryan (Ken): Of Paekakariki formerly of Wanganui. Peacefully at Eldon Lodge on Monday 16 October 2017. Aged 75 years. Dearly loved husband and best friend of Janet. Loved father and father-in-law of Mike & Jo, Allen & Alesha

Lionel FORSDYKE

October 19, 2017

FORSDYKE, Lionel: Of Katikati, formerly of Pukerua Bay.  On Thursday, 12 October 2017, at Tauranga Hospital, after a brief illness.  Devoted husband to Clemis Joy.  Loving father of Murray & Bernadette, and Fiona & Dave, and Poppa to Lu

Stuart Mitchell ALEXANDER

October 18, 2017

ALEXANDER, Stuart Mitchell: Of Paraparaumu.  On Thursday, 12 October 2017, at Mary Potter Hospice.  Aged 82 years.  Much loved by his wife, Margaret; sons, David & Paulane, Ken, and Ian; grandchildren, Ryan & Katie, and Sara; and great-

John SHEPHERD

October 14, 2017

SHEPHERD, John: Of Paraparaumu (formerly of Titahi Bay), on Friday 6 October 2017, aged 76 years.  Loved husband of Kath.  Loved father and father-in-law of Karen & David, David & Liliane, and  Andrew & Ingrid.  Loving pops of Joel

Lawrence William John (Laurie) BASON

October 13, 2017

BASON Lawrence William John (Laurie); of Paraparaumu, passed away peacefully at home on 7th October 2017 in his 80th year surrounded by family after a brief illness.  Adored and loving husband of Janice (Jan); father of Donna & Grant DeMenech, S

Warren Eric (Stan) LYNCH

October 12, 2017

LYNCH, Warren Eric (Stan): Of Kapiti (formerly of Upper Hutt, Wellington and Mount Crawford). On 5th October 2017, suddenly at work, after a long battle with heart disease. Aged 57 years. Loved partner of “H” (and Antz). Loved father of Sam, K

Felix Morton HODGSON

October 12, 2017

HODGSON, Felix Morton: Passed away suddenly on 5 October 2017, at Village at the Park Rest Home, Wellington, aged 92 years.  Beloved husband of the late Janet, and loving father to his 6 children, 12 grand-children, 19 great-grandchildren, and hi

Dennis James McCaffrey

October 11, 2017

  McCaffrey, Dennis James 7.12.1932 – 5.10.2017 Passed peacefully at Sevenoaks Paraparaumu on 5th October 2017, aged 84. Dearly loved husband of Christine for 23 years. Affectionately returned to the late Beth, also held so dear in hi

Brian Arthur Kilmister

October 11, 2017

Kilmister, Brian Arthur; Passed away peacefully after a long journey with cancer, in his 82nd year on 5th October 2017. Loved eldest son of Arthur and Edna, brother of Ken and Ailsa, Denis (dec) and Joan and Patricia (Hann) and cherished Uncle and

Bernice Gael (Gael) Hunn

October 9, 2017

Hunn, Bernice Gael (Gael): 27.7.1959 – 4.10.2017 Gael died peacefully at Wellington Hospital after a long courageous battle with cancer. Patient wife of Wayne for 40 years. Loved Mother of Bobby, step Mother and Mother-in-law of Mike and Kare

Leslie Keith (Les) STINSON

October 7, 2017

STINSON, Leslie Keith (Les): 11.2.1948 – 2.10.2017 Les passed away peacefully on Monday 2nd October at Eldon Lodge Paraparaumu, after a short battle with motor neuron disease. A private cremation has been held. Rest in peace Les, from your MGH