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REARDON: Brian Michael

Passing: 10th January 2022
Funeral: 14th January 2022
Published: 11th January 2022

Dempsey & Forrest

Peacefully in Wanganui surrounded by his loving family on 10th January 2022, aged 58 years.

Proud and devoted Dad of Seth, and Ruby.

Loved son of the late Brian and the late Barbara Reardon.

Much loved brother of Steven, and Sue. A treasured nephew and cousin.

Brian will be sadly missed by his many friends.

Friends are invited to attend a celebration of Brian’s life in the Forrest Lawn Chapel, 208 Guyton Street, Wanganui on Friday 14th January 2022 at 1.00pm, to be followed by a private cremation.

Vaccine Passports are required to attend.

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HARMAN: Janice Margaret

Passing: 1st January 2022
Funeral: Private Service Held
Published: 10th January 2022

Dempsey & Forrest

Slipped away peacefully at New Vista Rest Home on New Year’s Day, aged 80.

Dearly loved eldest daughter of the late Grace and Reg; and sister of Peter (deceased), Katheryn and Robert.

In accordance with Janice’s final wishes, she has been cremated and no formal service will be held.

Those wishing to pay their respects will soon be able to do so at the family plot at Aramoho Cemetery.

Katheryn and Robert wish to send a heartfelt thanks to the medical team at New Vista for their immense kindness and care for Janice over the last 12 months.

Massive thanks also to Jo Taylor for her unwavering love, care and friendship over many years.

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POUMUA, Nikora Thomas, (Trevor)

Passing: 8th January 2022
Funeral: 11th January 2022
Published: 9th January 2022

Cleveland Funeral Home

Peacefully in Whanganui on Saturday 8th January 2022, aged 72 years.

Loved son of the late Nikora and Peti (Bessie) Poumua. Much loved brother of (the late) Michael, Willy, Graham, (the late) Nora, and Linda. Loving Dad of (the Late) Gerald, Robert, and Rose. Treasured Koro of Steven, and Mana. A much loved Uncle cousin and friend.

Trevor is at home, 59 Puriri Street Whanganui.

His funeral will be held at the house on Tuesday 11th January 2022 at 10.00am.

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HAAMI, Alexius Temataara (Uncle Walla)

Passing: 8th January 2022
Funeral: 12th January 2022
Streaming: Yes
Published: 9th January 2022

Cleveland Funeral Home

Peacefully in Whanganui on Saturday 8th January 2022, aged 76 years.

Much loved son of the late Pita and Meri Haami.

A loved brother to the Haami, Kawau, and Bennett Whanau. A much loved Papa and Koro to all his children and mokopuna. A loved uncle, cousin and friend to many.

Alexius is at home 77A Matai Street Whanganui.

His funeral service will be live streamed from Cleveland Funeral Home Chapel, on Wednesday 12th January 2022 at 11.00am and can be viewed on www.clevelandfunerals.co.nz/live

Following the service Alexius will be interred at the Aramoho Lawn Cemetery.

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EGAN, Joan

Passing: 8th January 2022
Funeral: 12th January 2022
Published: 9th January 2022

Dempsey & Forrest

Peacefully at Broadview Lifecare on 8th January 2022.

Dearly loved sister of Sr Molly (rsj), Sr Peggy (rsj), and John Thompson (all deceased), and Sr Pat Thompson (rsj), sister-in-law of Peggy Thompson. Mother and mother-in-law of Therese and Andrew Powell, John and Ange McGirr, Joe (deceased), Margaret and Les, Paul and Keiko, Mary Anne Elliot, Tom, and Claire and Mark Wickham. Loved grandma of all her grandchildren.

Heartfelt thanks to the wonderful caring staff at Broadview Lifecare.

Messages to the family can be addressed c/- PO Box 341, Whanganui.

Joan will be sadly missed by her family and many friends; may she rest in peace.

Funeral mass will be celebrated at St Mary’s Catholic Church, Guyton St, Whanganui on Wednesday 12th January at 11.00am, to be followed by interment at the Aramoho Lawn Cemetery.

The family extend an invitation to join them for rosary for Joan in the church on Tuesday evening at 5.00pm.

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GLEN: Jeffrey Grant (Jeff)

Passing: 28th December 2021
Funeral: Private Service At A Future Date
Published: 8th January 2022

Dempsey & Forrest

Service No. NZD50607, Lance Corporal Signals, 2/1 Battalion RNZIR, Singapore 1982-1985.

Aged 59. Died unexpectedly in Thailand 28.12.2021.

Originally from Tawa. Beloved son of Dorothy and Barry (both deceased), and proud and loving Dad of Jayden (Dunedin), and Kaleb (Wellington). Brother and brother in law to Chris and Karin (Brisbane), Kirsty and Shane (Nelson); Uncle of Gareth, Rachel, Keiller, great-uncle to Connor, Ethan, Luke and Beau (Queensland). Nephew, Cousin, and Friend to many.

A private cremation and service will be held at a future date.

Messages to: 32 Bell Street, Whanganui, 4500 or to his eldest son Jayden’s email address at joychi222@gmail.com.

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WALMSLEY: William John (Bill)

Passing: 6th January 2022
Funeral: 18th January 2022
Streaming: Yes
Published: 8th January 2022

Dempsey & Forrest

Peacefully at Hospice Whanganui on 6th January 2022, aged 65 years.

Beloved partner of Donna Todd.

Dearly loved father and father in law of Daniel and Thu Walmsley, and Michelle and Matt Spooner.

A loved grandad of Margot.

In lieu of flowers donations to hospice can be left in the Chapel Foyer.

Covid passports are required to attend the funeral.

Friends are invited to attend a celebration of Bill’s life in the Forrest Lawn Chapel, 208 Guyton Street, Wanganui on Tuesday 18th January 2022 at 1.30pm, to be followed by a private cremation.

The funeral can be view via webcast on www.dempseyandforrest.co.nz watch funeral online

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DUGGAN, Ronald Leslie, (born Ronald Leslie Guest)

Passing: 30th December 2021
Funeral: Private Service Held
Published: 6th January 2022

Cleveland Funeral Home

Passed away peacefully in Wanganui on Thursday, 30th December 2021.

Loved husband of Pauline for 65 years, and loved father of Kay, Glenys and Andy, Helen and Wayne, Diane and Chris, Lynda and Mike. Loved Grandad to all his grandchildren, and loved Old Grandad to his great-grandchildren.

In accordance with Ronald's wishes, a private farewell has been held.

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PRICE, Michael Charles (Mike)

Passing: 5th January 2022
Funeral: 11th January 2022
Streaming: Yes
Published: 6th January 2022

Cleveland Funeral Home

Passed away peacefully and surrounded by his children in Whanganui Hospital on 5th January 2022, aged 64 years.
Adored father of Julia, Sam, and Meghan. Much loved brother of Barbara, Jane and Nick. Grandfather of baby Georgia Bean.

Mike’s generosity, kindness and zest for life were unsurpassed.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Prostate Cancer Foundation would be appreciated at https://prostate.org.nz/make-donation


A service to celebrate Mike’s life will be held in the Cleveland Chapel, 179 Ingestre Street, Whanganui on Tuesday 11th January 2022 at 1:30pm, and live-streamed at www.clevelandfunerals.co.nz/live

Vaccine passes will be required.

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PINFOLD: Nancy Irene (formerly Stockman)

Passing: 23rd December 2021
Funeral: Private Service Held
Published: 1st January 2022

Dempsey & Forrest

Peacefully at Broadview Rest Home on 23rd December 2021, aged 76 years.

Beloved wife of John. Dearly loved Mum and mother in law of Bevan, and Shelley & Ross Travers.

Loved Nana of Kyle, Renae, Jesse, Sarah; Holly, Shane, and Casey, and a loved Great Nana.

In accordance with Nancy’s wishes a private service has been held.

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