Obituaries

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

Brenda Elizabeth FRANKLIN

August 4, 2017

FRANKLIN, Brenda Elizabeth: Of Paraparaumu. Peacefully at Eldon Lodge on Tuesday 25 July 2017. Aged 90 years. Dearly loved wife of Basil. Loved mother of Ian, and Douglas. Cherished Grandma of Izack, and Conor. Sincere thanks to the caring staff a

Johanna Cornelia KRAMER

August 3, 2017

KRAMER, Johanna Cornelia: Former wife of the late Jaspert and long-time resident of the Kapiti Coast. Passed away peacefully and surrounded by love at Eldon Lodge on Saturday 29 July 2017, aged 90 years. Much loved and respected mother and mother-

Grace MANNING

August 2, 2017

MANNING, Grace: Of Waikanae.  On Tuesday, 18th July 2017, peacefully at Parkwood Lodge, Waikanae.  Aged 98 years.  Loved wife of the late Derry.  Much loved mother of Martin, Peter, Michael, John and Annie, and mother-in-law of Catherine, Libb

Marjorie Ellen PEACE (formerly Beaton)

August 2, 2017

PEACE, Marjorie Ellen (formerly Beaton): Died peacefully, surrounded by her family, on Monday 31 July, 2017 after a full life, and a courageous battle.  Loved wife of the late Gordon.  Loved mother of Joanne Donnelly, and Nigel Beaton, and loved

Winifred May (Win) CAMPBELL

July 31, 2017

CAMPBELL, Winifred May (Win): Peacefully at Summerset Hospital on Saturday 22 July 2017. Aged 89 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Tom. Loved mother of Robyn, Ian, and Craig. Loved Grandmother and Great Grandmother. A memorial gathering for

Douglas George ANDERSON

July 31, 2017

ANDERSON, Douglas George: Of Otaki. Suddenly in Otaki on Monday 24 July 2017. Aged 84 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Deirdre. Loved father & father-in-law of Gary, Sue & Frank, and Liza & Paul. Loved ‘Dada’ to Riki, Scott,

Zita (Clara Teuila) ORR

July 28, 2017

ORR Zita (Clara Teuila): On Tuesday 25 July 2017, at Sevenoaks, Paraparaumu.  Aged 98 years.  Dearly loved wife of the late Arthur (Ginger).  Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Mick & Audrey, Kirsty & Grader, Gill, and Rich & Ja

Rev. Peter McNEILL

July 27, 2017

McNEILL, Rev. Peter: On Thursday 20th July 2017, at Sevenoaks Retirement Village, Paraparaumu.  Aged 81 years.  Dearly loved husband of Beverley.  Much loved and best Dad of Lauris (UK), Robert & Elizabeth (Wellington), and Allison & Ja

Gabrielle Anna KOORNNEEF

July 26, 2017

KOORNNEEF, Gabrielle Anna: Died peacefully at home on Saturday, 22nd July 2017, surrounded by love. Aged 27 years.  Beloved daughter of Tessie and Gary, and their partners Jon and Debbie. Cherished sister of Alana, Kellie and her partner Sam. Tre

Robin LEDGER

July 26, 2017

LEDGER, Robin: Passed away on 24.7.17 after a short illness. Cherished husband of Eileen, loving dad of Amanda, father-in-law of Andrew and adored grandad of Katherine, James, Mark, Tim and Liam. Rob was cremated on the 25th at a private ceremony

Eric Neil HARNISS

July 25, 2017

HARNISS, Eric Neil: Of Ohau.  Unexpectedly on Wednesday, 19th July 2017.  Dearly beloved husband and best friend of Bev, loving Dad of Kurt and father-in-law of Danielle, and besotted Poppa of Spencer.  Beloved brother and brother-in-law of Pat

Valerie Fay LOWERY (Val, née White)

July 24, 2017

LOWERY, Valerie Fay (Val, née White): Passed away suddenly but peacefully, surrounded by family and friends, at Wellington Hospital on Thursday 20 July 2017. Much loved wife of Wayne for 50 years. Loved by her five sisters and their families, an

Cornelis HUSMANN

July 23, 2017

HUSMANN, Cornelis: Passed away peacefully on 19th July 2017, aged 89 years.  Beloved husband and best friend of Jos.  Much loved father of Gordon and Stephen, father-in-law to Ann, much loved Big Daddy to Jeremy and Faye, Aliese and Jason, Andre

John Graham GARDINER

July 22, 2017

GARDINER, John Graham: Passed away on Thursday, 20th July 2017, after a long illness.  Dearly loved by Lorraine; Rochelle and Scott Dennis; and Sharleen, Donald, Courtenay, and Amelia Fah.  Friend of Mike Rebucha.  Loved son of Jack and Rene (b

Gwenda Violet FALEPAU

July 21, 2017

FALEPAU, Gwenda Violet Safe in heaven resting in God’s arms on Friday 14 July 2017, aged 88 years. Devoted daughter of Jemima and Albert Kennedy, sister of Joan Elton, the late Doreen Bullock, Joyce, Bill, Charlie and John. Dearly loved wife of

Jean Ann GOLDSMITH

July 21, 2017

GOLDSMITH, Jean Ann: Of Kapiti.  On 19th July 2017, peacefully at Wellington Hospital, at a great age, after a brief illness.  Much loved wife of the late Charles, mother of Jane, and Memsahib to son-in-law John.  A private eco-burial took plac

Cecil Hugh (Hugh) SMITH

July 20, 2017

SMITH, Cecil Hugh (Hugh): Formerly of Johnsonville, on 10 July 2017, peacefully at home in Paraparaumu. Aged 86 years. Dearly loved husband of Pauline. Dearly loved father of Carol and father-in-law of Stan. Loved grandad of Natalie, Stephanie, an

David HIPKISS

July 20, 2017

HIPKISS, David: Of Waikanae. Passed away peacefully at home on Friday 14 July 2017, after a short illness. David was aged 64 years, the much loved husband and best friend of Jane. Loved and admired father and father-in-law of Iain & Hannah, a

Joyce Betty STUART

July 20, 2017

STUART, Joyce Betty: 24 June 1923 – 14 July 2017. Joyce passed away peacefully at Coastal Villas Rest Home in her 95th year. Wife of the late Ron, dearly loved Mum and Mother in-law of Marion and Neil Campbell, Brian Stuart, and Graham and Nicol

Jean Valerie MORRISON (neé Williams)

July 19, 2017

MORRISON, Jean Valerie (neé Williams): Of Paraparaumu.  Peacefully at Metlifecare Coastal Villas on Monday, 17 July 2017.  Aged 85 years.  Dearly loved wife of the late Don.  Much loved and treasured mother and mother-in-law of Jeanette &

Basil Terence DRAKE

July 17, 2017

DRAKE, Basil Terence: Of Metlifecare Coastal Villas, formerly of Tawa. On 15 July 2017, Basil passed away at Wellington Hospital, aged 89. Dearly loved husband of Joan, and much loved father of Jo. Loved brother and brother-in-law of the late Maur

Audrey Valentine FITZGERALD (née Coleman)

July 17, 2017

FITZGERALD, Audrey Valentine (née Coleman): Of the Kapiti Coast, formerly of Christchurch. Died on Friday 14 July 2017 at Summerset on the Coast Care Centre. Aged 83 years. Much loved wife of Bill for 61 years. Much respected and dearly loved mot

Michael KRIMP

July 15, 2017

KRIMP, Michael: Of Paekakariki. On 7 July 2017. Aged 37 years. Dearly loved son of Jan & Henriette. Loved brother & brother-in-law of Manfred & Belinda, Helga & Steve, Richard (Michael’s twin brother) & Shelley. Beloved uncle

Patricia Joan (Pat) SHEARMAN

July 14, 2017

SHEARMAN, Patricia Joan (Pat): Of Waikanae. Suddenly at home on Friday 7 July 2017. Aged 81 years. Dearly loved wife of Roy. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Linda & Vesa, and Angela & Richard. Adored Grandmother of Rochelle & Ben, Le

Frank CASSIDY

July 14, 2017

CASSIDY, Frank: (Former Seaman, Cook Strait Ferries, followed by “Mr Whippy” in his retirement.) Of Paraparaumu, formerly of Lower Hutt. On Tuesday 11 July 2017 at Kenepuru Hospital, with family at his side. Beloved husband of Joan for 60