Whanganui Funeral Notices

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HARDING: Leonie

Passed: 11th August 2022
Funeral: 16th August 2022 at 11:00 a.m.
Published: 12th August 2022

Dempsey & Forrest

On 11th August 2022, in Whanganui Hospital, aged 78 years.

A loved Mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother.

Much loved Sister of Laurie, Vivienne (dec), and Ngaire.

Friends are invited to attend a celebration of Leonie’s life in the Forrest Lawn Chapel, 208 Guyton Street, Whanganui on Tuesday 16th August 2022 at 11.00am, to be followed by interment in the Aramoho Lawn Cemetery.

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SMITH: Iris

Passed: 11th August 2022
Funeral: 16th August 2022 at 10:30 a.m.
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Published: 12th August 2022

Cleveland Funeral Home

Peacefully at Kowhainui on Thursday 11th August 2022, aged 95.

Loved wife of the late Keith Henry Smith.

A loved mother and mother-in-law of Anne and the late Wyn Rees (Lanzarote), Mary and Peter Flynn (Wanganui), and David and Megan Smith (Hanmer).

A cherished and much-loved Grandma of Andrew and Emily Flynn, Tracy and Conrad Pattison, Jennifer and Aaron Bennett, and Kristy and Cameron Anderson; Jamie and Emily, Tyler, Kate, Lucas Smith; Angharad and David Rees.

Much loved, fun loving, Great Gran to her 14 great grandchildren.

To the Kowhainui staff for their wonderful care of Iris, our sincere thanks.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Wanganui St John Ambulance would be much appreciated and can be left at the service.

A service to celebrate Iris’ life will be held in the Cleveland Chapel, 179 Ingestre Street, Wanganui on Tuesday 16th August 2022 at 10:30am, and will be live-streamed at www.clevelandfunerals.co.nz.

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REU: Victor George (Vic)

Passed:
Funeral: 15th August 2022 at 1:30 p.m.
Published: 11th August 2022

Dempsey & Forrest

Peacefully at home in his sleep, surrounded by his loving family.

Beloved Husband of Pat for 58 years, Father of Cathryn Clear, Neil Reu and Kevin Reu, and Father-in-law of Trev Tutty, Elissa Reu, Carolynn Reu and Christie Teki.

Grandfather of Jordan and James Clear; Zoe, Samantha and Max Reu; and Nathan Reu.

Brother of Judith and Barry Bing, and Allan and Carol Reu.

Brother-in-law of Jude and Vic Young, Kathleen and Harold Keith-Dobbin, and Margaret Hickmott.

Son of the late George and Roa Reu.

Friends are invited to attend a celebration of Vic’s life in the Forrest Lawn Chapel, 208 Guyton Street, Whanganui, on Monday 15th August 2022 at 1.30pm, to be followed by a private cremation.

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SPOONER: Molly Roberta (nee Gibson)

Passed: 10th August 2022
Funeral: 13th August 2022 at 11:00 a.m.
Published: 11th August 2022

Dempsey & Forrest

Passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday 10th August 2022, aged 94 years

Dearly loved wife of the late Leslie James.

A loved Mum of Patricia and Brian, Robert and Jean, and Robyn.

A cherished and loved Nana to Rochelle, Bridget, Simon, Gina; Clinton, Philip; Michael, and the late Gregory.

Adored by her Great Grandies Morgan, Lucas, Reuben, Cooper, Molly, Zoey, Xavier, Taylor, Thomas, Isaac, Lachlan, Pippa, Ryan, Abi, and Tom.

Dearly loved Sister of Betty Stent and the late Thelma McKenzie and Tot Smith and loved by her Nephews, Nieces and Great Nephews.

All messages C/O The Spooner Family, PO Box 341, Whanganui.

Friends are invited to attend a Service to celebrate Molly’s life in the Forrest Lawn Chapel, 208 Guyton Street, Whanganui on Saturday 13th August 2022 at 11.00am, to be followed by a private cremation.

Molly’s Service can be viewed online at www.dempseyandforrest.co.nz ‘Watch a Funeral Online Link.’

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REU: Victor George

Passed:
Funeral: Funeral details to be advised
Published: 10th August 2022

Dempsey & Forrest

Peacefully at home in his sleep surrounded by his loving family.

Beloved Husband of Pat for 58 years, Father of Cathryn Clear, Neil Reu and Kevin Reu, and Father-in-law of Trev Tutty, Elissa Reu, Carolynn Reu and Christie Teki.

Grandfather of Jordan and James Clear; Zoe, Samantha and Max Reu; and Nathan Reu.

Brother of Judith and Barry Bing, and Allan and Carol Reu.

Brother-in-law of Jude and Vic Young, Kathleen and Harold Keith-Dobbin, and Margaret Hickmott.

Son of the late George and Roa Reu.

Funeral details to be advised.

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McGEE: Malcolm

Passed: 6th August 2022
Funeral: 13th August 2022 at 1:00 p.m.
Published: 10th August 2022

Dempsey & Forrest

Sadly passed on 6th August 2022.

Friends are invited to attend a Service to celebrate Malcolm’s life in the Forrest Lawn Chapel, 208 Guyton Street, Whanganui on Saturday 13th August 2022 at 1.30pm, to be followed by Interment at the Aramoho Lawn Cemetery.

Malcolm’s Service can be viewed online at www.dempseyandforrest.co.nz ‘Watch a Funeral online link.’

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ROHLOFF: Jill Kahupounamu

Passed: 8th August 2022
Funeral: 13th August 2022 at 11:00 a.m.
Published: 10th August 2022

Cleveland Funeral Home

Peacefully on 8th August, surrounded by her loved family and after a courageous battle.

Cherished wife of Kevin (The Boarder), loving Mum of Reon, Hayden, Ben, Anthony, Kellie, Johnboy, and Parksy.

Loved daughter of Murray and Eva, and sister and sister-in-law of Joan and Losh, Julie and Gavin, Tony, Warren, Marlene and Ash, Craig, Helen, and Val.

Loving Nanny of all her mokopuna, and loved by all her nieces, nephews and cousins.

Special friend to many.

Special thanks to the Aramoho Bowling Club.

Jill’s funeral service will be held at the Cleveland Chapel, 179 Ingestre Street, Whanganui on Saturday 13th August 2022 at 11.00am, and will be live-streamed at www.clevelandfunerals.co.nz

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PARNELL: James (Jim) Crawford

Passed: 3rd August 2022
Funeral: 12th August 2022 at 1:30 p.m.
Published: 9th August 2022

Dempsey & Forrest

(Amateur Radio Call Sign ZL2APE and Past JOTA National Organiser).

Passed away at Whanganui Hospital on 3rd August 2022, aged 90 years.

Husband of Ann.

Father of Mark (dec), Ruth, and Paul.

Brother of Barbara (dec), Michael (dec), and Beverly.

Loved by family and friends, Jim will be dearly missed.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Scout Youth Foundation at www.supportscouts.org.nz

Messages can be sent to The Parnell Family, c/- Dempsey and Forrest, PO Box 341, Whanganui.

Friends are invited to a Service celebrating Jim’s life in the Forrest Lawn Chapel, 208 Guyton Street, Whanganui on Friday 12th August 2022 at 1.30pm.

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GOLLAN: Bruce Wilson

Passed: 8th August 2022
Funeral: 11th August 2022 at 11:00 a.m.
Published: 9th August 2022

Dempsey & Forrest

Peacefully on 8th August 2022 in Whanganui, aged 90 years.

Much loved and cherished Husband of Dora for 65 years.

Loved and respected Dad of Susan (dec) and Steve Pilkington, Rob and Louise, Linda (dec), and Hugh and Sarah.

Delighted Grandad of Ryan, Anna, James, Matt; Katie, Richard, Charlotte; Isabella, and Eleanor.

Proud Great Grandad of 9.

“A good friend to many”

Friends are invited to a celebration of Bruce’s life in the Forrest Lawn Chapel, 208 Guyton Street, Whanganui on Thursday 11th August 2022 at 11.00am, to be followed by a private cremation.

Bruce’s service will be able to be viewed online at www.dempseyandforrest.co.nz , watch funeral online link.

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MCNEUR: Joyce Freda Wiltshire (nee Atkinson)

Passed: 27th July 2022
Funeral: Private Service Held
Published: 9th August 2022

Cleveland Funeral Home

Passed peacefully on Wednesday 27th July 2022, aged 100 years.

Dearly loved wife of the late Ian.

Loved Mum and mother-in-law of Erica and Ross, Anne and Francis, Kathy and Paul, Rob, George, and Doug.

Much loved Nanna to all her grandchildren and great grandchildren, and special Aunt to her nieces and nephews.

In accordance with Joyce’s wishes, a private farewell has been held.

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