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Funeral Notices

Funeral Notices May and June 2020

SAYER, Joyce.  On May 1, 2020 peacefully at Dunedin Public Hospital; aged 85 years. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Stephen and Liz, Ken, Leeann and Ernie, and a cherished Nana of her 6 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.  Due to Government restrictions, a private cremation for Joyce will be held. A Memorial Service to celebrate Joyce’s life will be held at a later date. Messages C/- 17 Eden Street, Milton 9220
ROXBURGH, Gweneth Rose (Rose) (nee Aitkenhead).  On May 2, 2020 peacefully at Clutha Views Lifecare, Balclutha; aged 87 years. Loved wife of the late Henley Charles Roxburgh, loved mother and mother-in-law of Allen and Karen (Queenstown), Lloyd and Margo (Balclutha), Joanne Mackley (Upper Hutt), Craig and Tania (Balclutha), and cherished Grandma of Dionne and John Paul, Carla and Marc, and Belinda and Greg; Grant, and Louise; Simon, *Rachael, and Amanda; Jack, and Adam (*denotes deceased), great Grandma “Rose” of Alice, Lucy, Morgan, Mia, Dexter, and Lily. Due to Government restrictions, a private burial for Rose will be held.  Rose’s family would like to acknowledge the staff at Clutha Views Lifecare for their wonderful care and support.  A Memorial Service to celebrate Rose’s life will be held at a later date. Messages to 63 Robertson Street, Frankton, Queenstown 9300
MURDOCH, Joycelyn Florence (Joy), (nee Homan).  Peacefully passed away with family by her side at Elm Court Life Care, Christchurch on 13th May 2020.   Beloved wife of the late Keith Murdoch, dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Trevor and Donna (Rolleston), Colin and Barbara (Wanaka), Greg and Kara (Perth), treasured grandmother of Jenny and Tony, Katey and Tana, Tessa and Phil, Brendon, Paige, Lochie, Luke, Beckie, Ella, and McCartney, treasured great grandmother of Kyra, Hunter, Carter,Tayla and Hadley.  Loving memories of a dear mother, mother-in-law, grandmother and great grandmother.  Loved and remembered always.  In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart Foundation would be appreciated and can be sent to P.O.Box 52, Balclutha 9240, or messages to 15 Salisbury Drive, Rolleston, Christchurch 7614.  Due to Government restrictions, a private service for Joy will be held.
WILSON, Raymond Archibald (Ray). Peacefully, on May 11, 2020, at his home, surrounded by his loving family, dearly loved husband and best friend of Ann, married for 54 years, much loved father and father-in-law of Michelle and DD, Darrin and Estelle, a cherished Grandad of Bobbie, Qwintin, Luke, and Holly and great- grandad of Kaynan, Havana, and Neva .  A private service for Ray has been held. A Memorial Service for Ray will be held at a later date. Messages to 47 Dunlop Road, Clydevale, Balclutha 9274.
REEDY, Shirley Alaina.  15.11.1967 – 15.5.2020.   Taken from us suddenly on May 15, 2020; aged 52 years.   A service for Shirley will be held on Monday, May 25. 
Due to Government Covid 19, Level 2 restrictions, attendance to Shirley’s service will be by invitation only.  A Memorial Service to celebrate Shirley’s life will be arranged at a later date.  In lieu of flowers, donations to Clutha District Youth Development Programme would be appreciated and may be left at Doug Nesbit’s office.  Messages also C/- Doug Nesbit Funeral Services, P O Box 52, Dunedin 9240. 
SYME, Royce Winston:  Peacefully, on May 29, 2020 at Holmdene Rest Home, Balclutha; in his 75th year.  Dearly loved father of Angela, Wayne, and Kelly, cherished grandad of Ashley, Matthew, Jayten, Chase, Bailey, a loved great-grandad and a friend of Silvia.  Due to Government restrictions, a private service to celebrate Royce’s life will be held.  Family are saddened to advise that numbers to attend the service are restricted and will be by private invitation only.  Messages C/- 130 Salcombe Street, Kaitangata 9210.    
TWEED, June Lorna (nee Duff) of Waitahuna West; Peacefully, on June 8, 2020 at Clutha Views Lifecare, Balclutha; aged 94 years.   Dearly loved wife of the late Andrew, much loved and proud mother and mother-in-law of Neville and Juanita (Queensland), Judy and the late Brian, Murray and Kaye, John and the late Debbie, Roger and Judy (all of Waitahuna), and a very special Grandma of all her grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren in New Zealand and Australia.  “Loving memories forever”.  A service of farewell for June will be held on Monday, June 15 at 11.30 am in our Chapel, 12 James Street, Balclutha.  Interment at Waitahuna Cemetery at approximately 2.30 p.m.   In lieu of flowers, donations to the Lawrence St John Ambulance would be appreciated and may be left at June’s service.  Messages C/- Murray and Kaye Tweed, 345 Cowan Road, Waitahuna, Lawrence 9593. 
GREER, Colin William; Peacefully, on June 12, 2020 at Clutha Health First, Balclutha, after a short illness; aged 59 years.   Loved son of the late Lewis and Paddy Greer, dearly loved brother and brother-in-law of Graeme and Raylene, Raymond and Gabrielle, Ewen, the late Neil, Marion and Paul Dawson and a loved and respected Uncle to all his nieces and nephews.    A service of farewell for Colin will be held on Thursday, June 18 at 1.30 p.m. in our Chapel, 12 James Street, Balclutha, followed by a private cremation. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Balclutha St John Ambulance would be appreciated and may be left at Colin’s service. Messages C/- Graeme and Raylene Greer, 803 Clifton Road, R D 3, Balclutha 9273.
RICKUS, Toa Tau Tini. Toa passed away peacefully on 15thJune, 2020, at his home, surrounded by his loving family. Dearly loved husband and soulmate of Lisa, much loved and adored Dad of Renee, Hiona, Mekyla, Psalm, Gina, Marne, Sammi, Jody, and Irie and their families.  Loved son of Hine Kahu Kura and the late Wiremu Tuna Pohio Rickus, and a much-loved brother, brother-in-law and uncle.  A farewell for Toa will be held at his home, 1694 Clutha Valley Road, Clydevale on Thursday 18th June at 10am, then leaving for Temuka to rest in the Arowhenua Marae.  Toa’s service and interment will be held on Friday 19th June at 10am in the Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Urupa, Temuka. Messages to 1694 Clutha Valley Road, RD4, Clydevale, Balclutha 9274.
MARTIN, Shirley Constance (nee Gallaher).  Peacefully, on June 19, 2020,  at Clutha Views Lifecare, Balclutha, after a long illness; aged 84 years. Dearly loved wife of Alan, much loved mother and mother-in-law of Peter and Michelle (Stirling), David and Sandra (Brisbane), cherished nana of her grandchildren and gran-nan of Eva, and Spencer.   At Shirley’s request, a private cremation will be held. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Balclutha St John Ambulance would be appreciated and may be left at Doug Nesbit’s office, 12 James Street, Balclutha.  Messages C/- 99 Baker Street, Stirling, Balclutha 9231.     
MICHIE, Fiona Clare, (nee Galloway).  Peacefully, on April 26, 2020, at Holmdene Rest Home, Balclutha; aged 66 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Colin, much loved mother and mother-in-law of Bevan and Marie. Loved daughter of the late Herbert and Dorothy Galloway, loved sister and sister-in-law of Diane and Colin Keach, cherished aunty of Andrew and Amanda, Brydie and Steven, dear friend of Gavin and Sandra, and Peter, loved “Gran Mick” of Sarah, Adele, Connor, and Sophie. A Memorial Service to celebrate Fiona’s life will be held on Saturday, June 27,2020 at 10 a.m. in St Andrews Presbyterian Church, Balclutha.  Messages to Bevan Michie, 20/E Bay View Road, South Dunedin 9012.
ROBINS, Bronwyn Gail. Peacefully, on April 21, 2020 at her home, with her loving family and close friends by her side; aged 52 years. Dearly loved daughter of the late Ken and Ruth Robins, much loved sister and sister-in- law of Trevor and Jo (Gold Coast), Colin (Buster) and Cathy (Christchurch), cherished aunty of Mitchell, Jessica, Samantha, and Bradley, and an adored and proud “Mum” of Millie.    A Memorial Service to celebrate Bronwyn’s life will be held on Saturday July 11, at 1pm in the Milton Country Club, Union Street, Milton. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Milton Community Pool Project would be appreciated and may be left at Bronwyn’s service.  Messages to the Robins family, 32A Downing Street, Hoon Hay, Christchurch 8025, crobins129@gmail.com, or C/o Doug Nesbit Funerals, P.O.Box 52, Balclutha 9240.      
CONIJN, Cornelis (Cor). Born 7 November 1924, passed peacefully at the age of 95 at Holmdene in Balclutha on 25 April 2020. 
A Memorial Service for Cor will be held on Saturday, July 4 at
2 p.m. in St Mary MacKillop Catholic Church, Gordon Street, Balclutha.  Cor’s family welcome family and friends to attend.   
MCCALLUM, John David (David). 19.6.1947 - 21.6.2020.  Peacefully, at Ross Home, Dunedin, after a long illness.  Loved second son of Angus* and Maude* (Taumata), loved father of Holly,  loved brother and brother-in-law of Donald* and Helen, loved uncle of Andrew*, Ann, and Ian, brother and brother-in-law of Hamish and Kate and loved uncle of Tania, and Bob. (* denotes deceased).  At David’s request, a private family service will be held.  Messages C/- PO Box 52, Balclutha 9240.
RENHAM, Gregory Anthony (Greg); Unexpectedly, on 23rd June,2020. Aged 63 years.  Much loved partner of Barbara, cherished father and father-in-law of Justine and Robert (Auckland), adored Grandpa of wee Mila, and loving brother of Meree Renham (Australia).   A service of farewell for Greg will be held on, Tuesday 30th June, 2020 at 1.30pm in our Chapel, 12 James Street, Balclutha, followed by a private cremation. In lieu of flowers, donations to Milton Volunteer Fire Brigade would be appreciated and may be left at his service. Messages to 17 George Street, Milton
9220
CARRUTHERS, George Meyrick (Meyrick). On June 26, 2020 at Clutha Views Hospital, Balclutha; in his 90th year. Loved husband of Maire, much loved father and father-in-law of Rosemary, Margret and Les, Michelle, Elizabeth and Phill, loved Grandfather of Luke, and Andrew; Jacob; Hillary, and Fiona, loved son of the late Andrew and Hazel Carruthers, and brother and brother-in-law of Rob and Barbara.  A private family interment for Meyrick will be held on Friday, July 3rd.  Meyrick’s family and friends are invited to join the family afterwards from 3 p.m. at the Clinton Community Centre to enjoy Smoko and share memories. Messages C/- Rosemary Carruthers, P O Box 628, Timaru 7940. 
TERAKI, Alan Dean (Dean). Tragically, on June 26th, as the result of an accident; aged 52 years.  Dearly loved and cherished son of Alan and Pat Teraki, much loved brother and brother-in-law of Claire and Paul (Rawene), Lisa (Dunedin), Kerry and Tania (Sydney), and a much-loved Uncle of Tawini, Te Hau, Kaahu and their partners, Reuben and great-uncle of Aewa.  Loved grandson of the late Phyllis and Mason Teraki and a much- loved nephew and cousin of the Teraki whanau. Dearly loved grandson of the late Douglas and Ailsa Crossan (Kelso), and dearly loved nephew of the late John and Lynette Crossan and a loved cousin of Tee Jay (Gore). 
Moe mai ra e te whanauka      
A service of farewell for Dean will be held on Thursday, July 2nd at 1.30pm in the South Otago Town and Country Club, Yarmouth Street, Balclutha, then leaving for the Balclutha Lawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to Emergency Services would be appreciated and may be left at Dean’s service. Messages to 63 Essex Street, Balclutha 9230.
FINCH, Mervyn George.  Suddenly, on June 29, 2020 at Clutha Health First; aged 80 years.  Loved father and father-in-law of Joanne, Geoff and Margaret, Alastair and Raylene, Rodney, Susan and Lloyd, Nancy and Nathan, Allan and Bronwyn and a cherished Grandad and great-grandad of all his grandchildren.  A service to celebrate Mervyn’s life will be held on Friday, July 3rd at 2 p.m. in our Chapel, 12 James Street, Balclutha, followed by a private cremation.  In lieu of flowers, donations to the Balclutha St John Ambulance would be appreciated and may be left at Mervyn’s service.  Messages to 86 Sutherland Street, Mornington, Dunedin
 

 
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