Obituaries

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

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

Peter David Hensman GODFREY

October 6, 2017

GODFREY, Professor Peter David Hensman. CBE. Of Waikanae. Peacefully at Kenepuru Hospital on Thursday 28 September 2017. Aged 95 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Sheila. Loved father and father-in-law of the late Belinda, Rachel & Simon

Esme FORD

October 5, 2017

FORD, Esme: Of Paraparaumu. Peacefully at Kenakena Rest Home on Sunday 1 October 2017. Aged 96 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Allan. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Gary, and Phillipa & Mark. Adored Nana of Melissa & Joseph, Rob &a

Jeffery Fergus (Jeffie) BORRELL

October 4, 2017

BORRELL, Jeffery Fergus (Jeffie): Peacefully at his home in Paraparaumu on 28th September 2017, Aged 83. Adored husband of the late Pat and later in life partner of the late Jocelyn Carlton. Dearly loved father and father in law of Shane and Teres

Wim van LEEUWEN

October 2, 2017

van LEEUWEN, Wim: Of Feilding, formerly of Christchurch and Holland.  On Monday, 2 October 2017, after a short illness.  Loving husband of the late Christina and the late Joan.  Much loved father of Monique, Ingrid and Yvonne; special father-in

Neil Munro HENDERSON

September 30, 2017

HENDERSON, Neil Munro: Of Waikanae Beach. Suddenly at home on Tuesday 26 September 2017. Aged 82 years. Dearly loved husband of Hesley. Loved father and father-in-law of Bart & Sharon, Murray & Maree and Nichola & Paddy. Loved Poppa of

Elsie Janet (Elsa) JENSEN formerly Adams

September 30, 2017

JENSEN, Elsie Janet (Elsa), formerly Adams: Musician.  Elsa passed away peacefully on Sunday, 24 September 2017, aged 91 years, at Riverside Lodge, Foxton Beach, surrounded by her family.  Loved mother of Ditte (Deeta) Nathan and Paul Adams; gra