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Funeral Notices

Funeral Notices December 2018 and January 2019

 
GILES, Charles Edward (Charlie; formally of Lawrence);   Peacefully, on 3rdDecember, 2018 at the Gore Hospital; aged 87 years.   Dearly loved husband of the late Barbie, much loved father and father in law of Ann and Ali Grant (Wanaka), Nicki and David MacKenzie (Tapanui), Tony and Camille (Outram), cherished Grandad of Brad and the late Janie, and Latoya (Scoob); Alistair, Stuart, Georgia, Annie and Dion; Tyla, and Noah.   “Gone Fishing”.    A service for Charlie will be held on Friday 7th December at 1.30pm in Simpson Park, Lawrence, followed by a private cremation. In lieu of flowers donations to the West Otago St John Ambulance would be appreciated and may be left at his service. Messages to 8 Mill Street, Tapanui 9522. The family would like to thank the staff at West Otago Health and Ribbonwood Country Home for their wonderful care of Charlie.
MACDONALD, Eileen Margaret (nee Carroll; formally of Kaitangata). Peacefully, on December 5th, 2018 at Holmdene Rest Home, Balclutha; aged 94 years. Loved wife of the late Peter Macdonald, loved mother and mother-in-law of Robert and Lorraine, Pat and Hans, Paul and Betty, Sharon and Bill, Kathleen and Ben, Laura, Fiona and John, and nana of all her grandchildren and great, great-great grandchildren.
MUM AND DAD TOGETHER AT LAST, PRAISE GOD”
At Eileen’s request, a private cremation has been held. The family would like to sincerely thank Dr. Abraham Visagie and Lisa and the team at Holmdene for all their sensitive supportive care of their mum.  A memorial service for Eileen will be held on Saturday, December 8th at 2pm in the Balclutha RSA, Clyde Street, Balclutha. Family welcome Eileen’s friends and carers for a cup of tea and sharing of memories. Messages to 3 Stonehouse Road, Warepa, Balclutha 9273.
 
FAAMOE-IOANE, Margaret Elaine (nee Poultney).   Suddenly, on December 1st 2018 while on holiday in Melbourne; aged 70 years.   Much loved wife of Aleni (Alan), cherished mother and mother-in-law of Aleni, Elisa and Charlie Kneale, Matthew and Melissa, Suzie and Nathan Roy, an especially loved Nana of all her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, a special mum of Paula, Warren, and all her other “nearlies”.   A memorial service to share memories and farewell Margaret will be held on Wednesday, December 12th at 1.30 p.m. in our Chapel, 12 James Street, Balclutha, followed by an internment of ashes at the Balclutha Lawn Cemetery.   In lieu of flowers, donations to the South Otago Cancer Society and Otago Diabetes would be appreciated and may be left at Margaret’s service.  Messages to 30/1 Stewart Street, Balclutha  
LILLEY, Heather Faye; aged 56 years. On 8thDecember, 2018 at Dunedin Hospital. Dearly loved wife of John, cherished mother and mother-in-law of Sarah and Jamie Wannacott, and Chris, much loved daughter of Joan and the late Ivan Harris, loved sister and sister-in-law of Ian and Raeleyne, Neil and Helen, Jan and David Langdon, Grant and Kim, and a loved aunty of her nieces and nephews.  A service of farewell for Heather will be held on Tuesday 11th December at 1.30pm in our Chapel, 12 James Street, Balclutha, followed by a private cremation. In lieu of flowers donations to the South Otago Cancer Society would be appreciated and may be left at her service. Messages to 8 Ipswich Street, Balclutha 9230.  
FOSTER, William Henry (Bill).  In his 95th year.  On 19 December 2018 unexpectedly at Southland Hospital, dearly loved husband of Betty for 71 years, treasured dad of Evelyn, Ross and Helen, Raewyn and Alan, cherished grandad of Brett, Evette, Donna; Nicky, Clark, Rhys; Tineka, Jolene and their families.  “Henry loved life with a twinkle in his eye until his last note.”  A memorial service for Bill will be held in the Winton Senior Citizens Centre, John Street, Winton on Friday 4 January 2019 at 1.30pm.  Messages to 52 Prince Street, Winton 9720.  In lieu of flowers donations to Winton Senior Citizens would be appreciated and may be left at his service.   
HERRIDGE, Gavin Thomas.  On 12 December 2018 peacefully at Dunedin Hospital, dearly loved husband of Raylene for 49 years, a much loved Gavin and father-in-law of Melissa and Glenn May, Darryl and Debbie and loved grandad Gavin of Riley, Isabelle; Tessa, and Thomas.  At Gavin’s request, a private service has been held.  Messages to PO Box 52, Balclutha 9240.  The family would like to thank Abraham Visagie, Clutha Health First, Dunedin Hospital and Kirstin Unahi for their care.  
TE WHARE, Ted Wiki (Wiki); Unexpectedly on 26thDecember, 2018. Aged 60 years.  Dearly loved son of  * Morgan and *Hana Te Whare, dearly loved brother and brother-in-law of *Repika and *Chris, Edith and Daniel, Reginald, Dorothy and *Rusty, George and Mona, Jan and Ken, David and Ann-Marie, very much loved uncle and great uncle of his many nieces and nephews and great grand mokos, a special dad of Amanda, and special grandad of Aidan. (*denotes deceased).
A graveside service for Wiki will be held on Monday 31st December, at midday in the Balclutha Lawn Cemetery. Messages to 364 Pine Hill Road, Liberton, Dunedin 9010
 
BATEMAN, Douglas Stuart (Doug). On 26thDecember, 2018 Doug passed away peacefully at Parata Resthome in Gore; in his 80th year. Dearly loved husband of Jacqueline* (Jackie) for 40 years. Much loved brother and brother-in-law of Gwendoline* (Gwen), Dorothy and Donald* Beccard, and Holmes Harding*.Loved uncle of Sharyn and Richard Craig, Ross Beccard*, Denise and Michael Symons and their families Alicia, and Amelia; Annalei, and Tai. A warm thank you to the caring staff at Parata Resthome. (*denoted deceased).  At Doug’s request a private family service has been held. Messages to P.O.Box 52, Balclutha 9240.  
BLACK, Margaret Greig.  Peacefully, on January 5th, 2019 at Clutha Views Lifecare, Balclutha; aged 84 years. Dearly loved wife for 63 years of Robert (RAR), a much-loved mother and mother- in- law of Ross, Robyn and Brent, Robert and Helen, Glenda and Linn, and a cherished Nana of Ross, Alastair, Sarah; Daniel, and Keisha.  A service to farewell Margaret will be held on Wednesday, January 9th at 1.30 pm in the Owaka Memorial Community Centre, followed by a private cremation. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Owaka St John Ambulance would be appreciated and may be left at Margaret’s service. Messages to 4 Main Road, Owaka 9535  
MCDONALD, Donald Parkinson (Don). Don passed away peacefully at home with Pam by his side on January 6th, 2019; in his 84th year. Cherished, loving and best-friend to Pam for 50 years, a wonderful fun-loving and respected father, father-in-law and Grandad of Owen; Tracey and Darren, Amber, and James Grant; Melissa and Stafford, Simone, Rory, Leroy, and Danielle Ferguson; Jonathan and Amanda, Liam, and Reece.  A service of farewell for Don will be held on Friday January 11th, at 1.30pm 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 Don’s service.  Messages to 34 Ipswich Street, Balclutha 9230.   
CAIRNS, Ene Anne. Anne passed away peacefully with her loved ones around her on Thursday 10thJanuary, 2019; aged 67 years. Beloved partner of Alister, and loved wife of the late Desmond Cairns, treasured Mum of Desmond and Monica, and Kiristina and a loving Nan to all her Mokos and great Mokos. She will be sadly missed by all her whanau. “Gone but never forgotten”. Rest in peace. Anne will be taken home to rest with her whanau on Saturday.  
FOSTER, Elizabeth May (Betty).  In her 90th year.  On 8 January 2019 at Rowena Jackson, Invercargill, now with her loving husband Henry (Bill), treasured mum of Evelyn, Ross and Helen, Raewyn and Alan Lowe, cherished nana of Brett, Evette, Donna; Nicky, Clark, Rhys; Tineka, Jolene and their families.  At Betty’s request a private cremation has been held.  Messages to 52 Prince Street, Winton 9720 or 90 Mackenzie Street, Winton 9720.  
WILSON, Arthur Burns (Burns). Peacefully, on 12thJanuary, 2019 at Holmdene Rest Home, Balclutha;  aged 76 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Diane, loved father and father-in-law of Julie and Darren Fenton, Helen Beck, Tony, Russell and Camille, and a much loved Grandad of all his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  At Burns request, a private cremation has been held. Messages to 2 Ayr Street, Balclutha 9230.  
DONOVAN, Andrea Imelda (Annie); Unexpectedly, on 15thJanuary, 2019 at her home; aged 55 years. Loved partner of Digger, much loved mother and mother-in-law of Dylan and Nicklyn, Keri and Herkko, Eden, Rowan, Oliver and Nick, and Bronson, cherished Nanny Annie of Stella. Loved daughter of the late Walter and Imelda Donovan, loved sister and sister-in- law of Jeff, Brandon, Peter and Sarah, Michael, and a much-loved aunt of all her nieces and nephews. 
Requiem Mass will be celebrated for Andrea and will be held on Monday, 21st January, at 1.30pm in St Marys Catholic Church, 24 Dryden Street, Milton, followed by a private cremation. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Milton St John Ambulance would be appreciated and may be left at her service. Messages to 3 Ossain Street, Milton 9220.
 
     
   
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