Obituaries

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

Catherine Ann MARSHALL

January 3, 2018

MARSHALL, Catherine Ann: Of Waikanae.  On Tuesday, 26th December 2017, unexpectedly at home.  Aged 55 years.  Loved sister, sister-in-law and auntie of Adrian, Caroline, Jacob, Billy, Morgan and Carli.  Catherine will be at home from Friday af

Bryan (Bronislaw) BRACZEK

January 3, 2018

BRACZEK, Bryan (Bronislaw): Peacefully on Wednesday, 27th December 2017, at Sevenoaks Hospital, Paraparaumu.  Aged 85 years.  Dearly loved husband of Genia (Jenny).  Loved father and father-in-law of Helena & Tony, and Stan & Tania.  M

Dorothy Harkness SHORTT

December 30, 2017

SHORTT, Dorothy Harkness: Passed away peacefully at Paraparaumu on Sunday 26 November 2017, in her 100th year. Loving wife for 65 years of Peter. Much loved mother, mother in-law and special friend of Derek & Elaine, Philip & Paul, and Ric

Keita Parahe HARTNETT

December 30, 2017

HARTNETT, Keita Parahe: Of Paekakariki. Suddenly on Thursday 28 December 2017. Aged 68 years. Dearly loved wife of Edmond. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Rangi & Hana, Rita & Graeme, Donna & Simon, Lisa, and Tatou. Loved Nanny to al

Richard James MASON

December 29, 2017

MASON, Richard James: On Sunday, 24th December 2017, peacefully at Mary Potter Hospice.  Beloved husband of Sue for 50 years.  Deeply loved father of Kelly-Anne and Ryan, loved father-in-law of Mike and Rose, and cherished Grandad of Harrison, M

Elizabeth Mary (Betty) HOLMAN

December 29, 2017

HOLMAN, Elizabeth Mary (Betty): Of Summerset on the Coast.  On Sunday, 24th December 2017, peacefully at Summerset Hospital, Paraparaumu.  In her 103rd year.  Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Patricia & Erik Herdahl-Thorsing (Raumat

Peggy ORR (nee Taylor)

December 27, 2017

ORR, Peggy (nee Taylor): Peacefully at Summerset on the Coast on Tuesday 26 December 2017. Aged 88 years. Dearly loved wife of Don for 71 years. Much loved Mum of Donna & Stuart. Nanna to Conrad and Ruben. Thanks to Summerset for their care an

Norma Elaine WING

December 25, 2017

WING, Norma Elaine: 25.1.1923 – 25.12.2017 Of Coastal Villas, Paraparaumu.  On Christmas Day 2017, peacefully at Wellington Hospital, one month before her 95th birthday. Daughter of the late Herbert John Wing and Harriet May Wing. As Norm

Pieter van DRIEL

December 23, 2017

van DRIEL, Pieter: Of Kapiti, formerly of Hataitai. On Thursday, 21st December 2017, peacefully at Summerset Hospital, Paraparaumu. In his 79th year. Beloved husband of Maria. Dearly loved and respected father of Robert & Anita, Anthony, and R

Jean GREER (née Heath)

December 22, 2017

GREER, Jean (née Heath): Of Waikanae, formerly of Palmerston North. Passed away unexpectedly but peacefully at Wellington Hospital on Saturday 9 December 2017. Aged 92 years. Much loved wife of the late Malcolm (Mac). Much loved Mum and mother-in-l

John Hawkshaw ABBOTT

December 21, 2017

ABBOTT, John Hawkshaw: Of Otaki, formerly of Lower Hutt. Peacefully at Winara Rest Home, Waikanae on Sunday 17 December 2017. Aged 90 years. Dearly loved husband of Pauline. Much loved father and father-in-law of Dave & Melissa, and Jane &

Brenda Dorothy DOAR

December 21, 2017

DOAR, Brenda Dorothy: Of Paraparaumu. Passed away peacefully on Saturday 16 December 2017 at Metlifecare Coastal Villas Care Home. Beloved wife of the late Ray. Much loved mother of Steven & Donna, and loved grandmother of Regan. Loved by her

Bruce STEVENSON

December 17, 2017

STEVENSON, Bruce Anzac: (Y80637, Sqn Ldr, RNZAF, 1962-1982). Of Nikau Valley.  On Tuesday, 12th December 2017, peacefully at home after a long battle.  In his 73rd year. Dearly loved husband of Merle, and much loved father of Helen & Simo

Judy Frances MARTIN

December 16, 2017

MARTIN, Judy Frances: Of Otaki. Peacefully on Tuesday 12 December 2017 at home after a short illness. Aged 67 years. Dearly loved and cherished wife of Pat Kenny. Truly loved mother of Juliet Richards, Tracey Hohipuha, and Timothy (Tim) Richards.

Elizabeth Blanche (Betty) BALLINGER

December 16, 2017

BALLINGER, Elizabeth Blanche (Betty): Died peacefully on Wednesday 13 December 2017 at Paraparaumu, aged 89. Much loved younger daughter of Robert Stewart & Margaret Ainslie Harrison and sister of Ainslie (all deceased). Beloved wife of the la

Raymond Francis (Ray) NEWMAN

December 15, 2017

NEWMAN, Raymond Francis (Ray): Life Member Plimmerton Boating Club. Of Inglewood, previously of Plimmerton. Passed away suddenly at home on 7th December 2017. Aged 80 years. Beloved husband of Jan for 50 years. Much loved father and father-in-law of

Jill Margaret EDE

December 13, 2017

EDE, Jill Margaret: Of Whitby.  On Tuesday, 5th December 2017, unexpectedly at Wellington Hospital, surrounded by friends and family.  Cherished wife of Trevor for 45 years.  Adored Mamma of Georgie and Mandy, and their husbands, Andy and Paul.

Agnes Grace McCRACKEN

December 13, 2017

McCRACKEN, Agnes Grace: Late of Scotland, Wellington, and Paraparaumu.  Born Edinburgh, Scotland, on 6th July 1916.  Died peacefully at Metlifecare Hospital, Paraparaumu, on Monday, 4th December 2017, aged 101 years.  Dear friend of the late Ed

Joyce Valerie COX (née Bardsley)

December 13, 2017

COX, Joyce Valerie (née Bardsley): Of Raumati Beach. Passed away peacefully at Wellington Hospital on Friday 8 December 2017, surrounded by her family. Aged 83 years. Beloved wife of Peter for 61 years of wedded bliss. Much loved Mum of Gregory &

Leonard James WILSON,

December 9, 2017

WILSON, Leonard James: Former English Head of Department at Wellington High School. Passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at his home in Paekakariki, aged 92 years. Beloved husband of Aina Wilson (née Sujets), father and father-in-law o

Elsie Anne BOYD

December 7, 2017

BOYD, Elsie Anne: Peacefully at Sevenoaks Hospital on Monday 4 December 2017. Aged 95 years. Loved sister of Dorothy. Loved Aunty to Graham and Great Aunty to Penelope and Stephanie. Cherished Godmother of Sue. In lieu of flowers, donations to the

John Richard GILLESPIE

December 7, 2017

GILLESPIE, John Richard: Of Otaki. On Monday, 4 December 2017, peacefully at home. Aged 80 years. Loved husband of Belinda, and loved father and father-in-law of Miranda & Pete, and Kiri & Nico. Beloved John-John of Mardi, Greta, Caleb, Bo

Trevor Alexander Edward EDE

December 6, 2017

EDE, Trevor Alexander Edward: Of Paekakariki. Peacefully at Winara Rest Home, Waikanae on Tuesday 28 November 2017. Aged 85 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Audrey. Loved father & father-in-law of Ralph & Tina, Brent & Lesley, a

Sheila Margaret GROUNSELL (née Wilkinson)

November 30, 2017

GROUNSELL, Sheila Margaret (née Wilkinson): Passed away suddenly and peacefully at home on Friday 24 November 2017. Aged 81 years. Loved wife of John (dec), and much loved mother and mother-in-law of Judith & Tim, and Carol. Loved Grandma to

Jocelyn Ann BREWER

November 29, 2017

BREWER, Jocelyn Ann: Of Waikanae, formerly of Motueka.  On Thursday, 23 November 2017, peacefully at Mary Potter Hospice after a short illness.  Much loved wife and soul-mate of Kevin Sheppard.  Beloved daughter of Vic & Dorothy Brewer (Mot