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Whanganui Funeral Notices

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NORRIS: Michael Hensleigh (Mike)

Passing: 23rd January 2022
Funeral: 27th January 2022
Streaming: Yes
Published: 24th January 2022

Dempsey & Forrest

On 23rd January 2022, peacefully at Whanganui Hospital, aged 86 years.

Dearly loved Husband of Susanna. Much love Dad and Father in Law of Hew and Cathy. Loved Grandad of Lucy, and Danny.

Friends are invited to attend a service to celebrate Mike's life in St Mary’s Anglican Church, 490 State Highway 4, Upokongaro, Whanganui on Thursday 27th of January 2022 at 1.30pm, to be followed by a private cremation.

Vaccine Passports are required.

Mikes service can be viewed online at www.dempseyandforrest.co.nz ‘watch a funeral online link’

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SHELTON: Catherine Anne (Formally Sister Aloysius)

Passing: 23rd January 2022
Funeral: 26th January 2022
Streaming: Yes
Published: 24th January 2022

Dempsey & Forrest

Peacefully at Whanganui Hospital on Sunday 23rd January 2022, in her 59th year of profession.

Loved Sister of the Sisters of St Joseph of the Sacred Heart. Loved Daughter of the late Teresa and Bill Shelton.

Loved Sister and Sister in Law of Patrick (dec), Margaret and the late Greg Barrett, Denis and the late Margaret, Anthony and Donna, Paul and Sharon, Bernadette and the late Chris Dodunski and Tony Lowe, Andrew and Jocelyn, Colleen and Darryn, and Terri-Ann.

Much loved by all her nieces, nephews, cousins and the wider family.

A Vigil Service will be held at Mount St Joseph, 14 Hillside Terrace, Whanganui on TUESDAY 25th January 2022 at 4.00pm.

Requiem Mass will be celebrated in St Marys Catholic Church, Guyton Street, Whanganui on Wednesday 26th January 2022 at 11.00am, to be followed by interment in the Aramoho Lawn Cemetery.

Vaccine Passports are required.

Catherine’s service can be viewed at www.dempseyandforrest.co.nz “Watch Funeral Online” Link.

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GILLIGAN, Lynette Eva (Lyn)

Passing: 13th January 2022
Funeral: Private Service Held
Published: 20th January 2022

Dempsey & Forrest

Passed very peacefully on 13th January 2022 in the wonderful care of Hospice and Summerset Staff, in her 78th year.

Dearly loved Partner and Wife of Trevor (Trev) for 60 years.

Loved Mother and Mother in Law of Richard, and Paul and Vicky. Loved Nan of Ana, Nicholas and Jack. Special friend of Julie and Dionne.

Loved Sister and Sister in Law of Grant and Shona Clark (Whanganui) Maree and Bruce Hammond (Te Awamutu) Bryan (D,cd) and Pam (Kai-Iwi) Peter and Chris (Inglewood) Rosalie and Les (Opunake) and Jenness (Hamilton).

Loved Aunt to her many Nieces and Nephews. Loved Cousin and friend to many.

Special thanks to all of Lyn's Caregivers.

Privately Farewelled.

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REED: Freda

Passing: 16th January 2022
Funeral: 21st January 2022
Streaming: Yes
Published: 20th January 2022

Dempsey & Forrest

On the 16th January 2022 peacefully at Jane Winstone Rest Home, aged 87 years.

Dearly loved wife of the late Martin Mongan, and the late Gerry Reed. Much loved mum and mother-in-law of Martin and Glenda Mongan, Sandy and Martin McAllen.

Loved nana of Riley, Chelsea; Jessica, and Amy. Loved great grandmother of Archie and Hugo. A loved aunt and great aunt to all her nieces and nephews in Sunderland and Middlesbrough, England.

Special thank you to the staff of the Jane Winstone special care unit for their love and kindness which was very much appreciated.

Friends are invited to attend a Service to celebrate Freda’s life in the Forrest Lawn Chapel, 208 Guyton Street, Whanganui on Friday 21st January 2022 at 11.00am, to be followed by a private cremation.

An invitation is extended to friends to view the service online at www.dempseyandforrest.co.nz watch a funeral online link.

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COSNETT: Lorna Stephen

Passing: 14th January 2022
Funeral: 20th January 2022
Published: 17th January 2022

Dempsey & Forrest

With sadness at Summerset Rest Home Whanganui on Friday 14th January 2022, aged 91 years.

Loved wife of the late Brian.

Loved Mum and mother-in-law of Helen and Geoff, Barbara and Ed, and Judith.

Loved grandma of Jodie and James, and Rodney and Alana, and great-grannie to Ryan; Jordan and Tyler.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Save the Children, Westpac Rescue Helicopter, and The Wellington Free Ambulance.

The Family wish to express their sincere thanks to The Summerset Rest Home for their care of our Mum.

Friends are invited to a celebration of Lorna’s life in the Forrest Lawn Chapel, 208 Guyton Street, Whanganui on Thursday 20th January 2022 at 11.00 am, to be followed by a private cremation.

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BURNS, Bernice

Passing: 13th January 2022
Funeral: Private Service Held
Published: 15th January 2022

Cleveland Funeral Home

Passed peacefully in Whanganui on 13th January 2022.

Loved wife of the late Gordon. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Kristine and Paul McLaren, Carol and Greg Allen, Dennis and Diane Burns, and Donna and Howard Bradley.

A much loved Grandma to all her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Special thanks to St John’s Hill Healthcare.

A private service for Bernice will be held.

Messages can be sent C/- Cleveland’s, PO Box 7102, Whanganui.

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DOUGLAS, Ngaire Margaret Emmaline (nee Read).

Passing: 13th January 2022
Funeral: 15th January 2022
Streaming: Yes
Published: 14th January 2022

Cleveland Funeral Home

Born in Taumaranui on 12.12.1932; died in Whanganui on 13.01.2022

Daughter of the late George and Valda Read.

Loved wife of the late Ian and loved mother of Jim, Bill, Peter, and Bruce, their wives and partners.

Loved sister and sister-in-law of Pam and David Tait (Canada), Jan and Mike Orange (Manurewa), Rod and Ann Read (Stokes Valley), Jon and the late Hine Read (Ormandville), Ros and Peter Dodd (Birkenhead).

A loved Nana of Liz, Andrew, Samkate, and Jac and Indigo, and Eden. Loved by her many nieces and nephews, relatives and friends.

A service for Ngaire will be held in the Cleveland Chapel on Saturday 15th January 2022 at 11.00am and will be live-streamed at www.clevelandfunerals.co.nz.

Please wear something bright and colourful.

Vaccination passes will be required.

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ROUNTREE, Barbara Ellen

Passing: 9th January 2022
Funeral: Private Service Held
Streaming: Yes
Published: 14th January 2022

Dempsey & Forrest

Peacefully at Jane Winstone Retirement Village, Whanganui on 9th January 2022, aged 83 years.

Adored wife of Baden (who passed away December 2021) for 61 years.

"Together again".

Much loved Mum and father-in-law of Belinda, Philippa, and Celia and John.

Adored Nan of Sam, Ben, Matthew, Charlotte, Angus and Ruby.

"A fun loving free spirit who will be dearly missed".

In accordance with Barb's wishes a family farewell has been held.

Friends who were unable to attend Barb's funeral can view it online at www.dempseyandforrest.co.nz 'Watch Funeral Online' link until 13th February 2022.

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TAIT, Isabel Margaret

Passing: 6th January 2022
Funeral: Private Service Held
Published: 13th January 2022

Cleveland Funeral Home

Passed away peacefully at Jane Winstone on Thursday 6th January 2022, aged 92 years.

Loved wife of the late John and mother of Stephanie (Auckland), Lyndsay and Morag and proud Nana of Lachlan.

Grateful thanks to the staff at Jane Winstone Care Centre for their special care of Isabel.

In accordance with Isabel’s wishes a private funeral has been held.

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MARKLEW, Trevor (Trev)

Passing: 9th January 2022
Funeral: 13th January 2022
Streaming: Yes
Published: 11th January 2022

Cleveland Funeral Home

In Rotorua Hospital on 9th January 2022, aged 68.

Dearly loved husband and soulmate of Sue and much-loved Dad to Eric, and Raechelle and father-in-law of Russell.

Treasured Grandad of Caitlin, Braydon, Hannah, Unique, Taylah, Ben, Caleb, and Lockie. Great Grandad to Rykin-John.

Loved brother and brother-in-law and Uncle to Trish and Ed Wakeling, Joanna and Georgia, and brother-in-law and Uncle to the Hanson Family.

Trev will be resting at 37 Caffray Ave from Tuesday afternoon; all are welcome to see him.

A service to celebrate Trev’s life will be held in the Cleveland Chapel, 179 Ingestre Street, Wanganui on Thursday 13th January 2022 at 1.00pm and will be live-streamed at www.clevelandfunerals.co.nz/live

Vaccination passes will be required.

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