Whanganui Funeral Notices

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WHITEMAN: Kevin George

Passing: 10th April 2022
Funeral: 14th April 2022 at 2:00 p.m.
Published: 11th April 2022

Dempsey & Forrest

Peacefully at home on Sunday 10th April 2022, aged 73 years.

Loved Dad and Father-in-Law of Kim and Stephanie, Blair and Tineka, and Jamie and Andrea.

Loved Grandad and Great Grandad to all his Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren.

Loved Brother and Brother-in-Law of Janice and Murray Larmer, and Barbara (dec) and Kevin Quinn.

Friends are invited to attend a celebration of Kevin’s life in the Forrest Lawn Chapel, 208 Guyton Street, Whanganui at 2.00pm on Thursday 14th April 2022, to be followed by a private cremation.

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HUMPHREY: Joyce Hilda

Passing: 9th April 2022
Funeral: 14th April 2022 at 11:00 a.m.
Published: 11th April 2022

Dempsey & Forrest

Peacefully on Saturday 9th April 2022 at New Vista Rest Home, aged 98 years.

The last of her generation.

Loved sister and sister-in-law of Frances and Tub Minnell, Betty Humphrey, Walter and Joan Humphrey (all deceased).

Loved Aunty Joy of Carol Waugh (deceased), Barbara and Ian Brougham, Gail and Trevor Denman, and Chris and Rachel Humphrey.

The family would like to thank all those who cared for Joyce over the past few years, with special thanks to Vicki and staff at New Vista for their loving care.

Friends are invited to attend a celebration of Joyce’s life in Trinity Methodist Church, Wicksteed Street, Wanganui on Thursday 14th April 2022 at 11.00am, to be followed by interment in the Aramoho Lawn Cemetery.

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BAXTER: David Robert (Dave)

Passing: 10th April 2022
Funeral: 14th April 2022 at 11:00 a.m.
Published: 11th April 2022

Dempsey & Forrest

Peacefully with family at his side on Sunday 10th April 2022 at Wellington Hospital, aged 69 years.

Much loved partner and soulmate of Lorraine for 40 years.

Loved son of Lucy (dec) and special friend of Tom.

Loved and adored Dad of Cindy, Belinda, and Paul; and Shane and Albie, and Father-in-Law to Mel, Daren, and Anne.

Loved Grandad (Grand-Dave), Great-Grandad, Brother and Uncle to all his family.

Dave will be resting at his home until his Funeral Service.

Friends are invited to attend a celebration of Dave’s life at 33 Flemington Road, Whanganui on Thursday 14th April at 11.00 am, to be followed by interment at the Aramoho Lawn Cemetery.

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RENNIE: Leonie Frances

Passing: 10th April 2022
Funeral: 16th April 2022 at 11:00 a.m.
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Published: 11th April 2022

Dempsey & Forrest

Suddenly, on 10th April 2022, surrounded by her loving family, aged 75 years.

Loved wife of the late Kevin.

Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Mike and Marlene, Paula and the late ET, Shane and Wendy,

and Rachel.

A much loved Nana to Dante, Kevin, Carrie, Teresa; Megan, the late Mason, Keira; Leo,

Hugo and her 4 legged friends Simba, and Tigga.

Leonie will be resting at her home 212 Puriri Street, Whanganui until her funeral service on Saturday.

Friends are invited to attend a celebration of Leonie’s life in the Forrest Lawn Chapel, 208 Guyton Street, Whanganui on Saturday 16th April 2022 at 11.00am, to be followed by a private cremation.

Leonie’s service can be viewed on-line at www.dempseyandforrest.co.nz watch a funeral on line

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DOWNES: Noeleen Barbara (Babs)

Passing: 9th April 2022
Funeral: 14th April 2022 at 11:00 a.m.
Published: 11th April 2022

Dempsey & Forrest

Peacefully on 9th April 2022 in Eldon Lodge, Paraparaumu, aged 92 years.

Wife of the late Ted Hedgman and the late Frank Downes.

Dearly loved Mum of Gary and Wendy, Wayne and Chevelia, and Craig and Lesley and friend of Jenni, and Betty.

A much loved Nana and great Nana.

Friends are invited to attend a celebration of Barbara’s life in the Forrest Lawn Chapel, 208 Guyton Street, Wanganui on Thursday 14th April 2022 at 11.00am, to be followed by a private cremation.

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BONNOR: Richard David (Dick)

Passing: 10th April 2022
Funeral: 13th April 2022 at 11:00 a.m.
Published: 11th April 2022

Dempsey & Forrest

Peacefully at Broadview Rest Home on Sunday 10th April 2022, aged 84 years.

Loved husband of Glennis.

Father of Stephen, Owen, Leigh (dec), and Craig.

Grandfather of Shawn.

The family wish to express their sincere thanks for the great care given to Richard by all the staff at Broadview.

Friends are invited to attend a celebration of Richard’s life in the Forrest Lawn Chapel, 208 Guyton Chapel, Whanganui, on Wednesday 13th April 2022 at 11.00am, to be followed by cremation.

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MAULDER, Jean

Passing: 10th April 2022
Funeral: 14th April 2022 at 2:30 p.m.
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Published: 11th April 2022

Cleveland Funeral Home

On Sunday 10th April 2022, in her 100th year.

Dearly loved wife of the late Eric, and dearly loved eldest daughter of the late Jean and John Moreland. Sister and sister-in-law of the late Jock and Mary Moreland, Christina (Teenie) Moreland, and Margaret and George Lucas.

Loved, cherished and awesome Mother and mother-in-law of Ray and Ann, Marilyn and Ron Kerwin, John, and Blair.

Loved special Gran to her 8 grandchildren, and Super Great Gran Jean to her 12 great-grandchildren.

A dear friend to Karen Andrews, and Louise Bird.

A service to celebrate Jean's life will be held in the Cleveland Chapel, 179 Ingestre Street, Wanganui, Thursday, the 14th April 2022 at 2:30pm, and will be live-streamed at www.clevelandfunerals.co.nz

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BANKS: Diane (nee Lobb)

Passing: 8th April 2022
Funeral: 13th April 2022 at 2:00 p.m.
Published: 11th April 2022

Dempsey & Forrest

01/02/1943 – 08/04/2022

Passed away peacefully in Whanganui Hospital, aged 79 years.

Dearly loved wife of the late Les. Dearly loved Mum of Paul, Le Anne, and Jason.

Much loved Grandmother and Great Grandmother.

A huge thank you to the staff at St John’s Hill Healthcare for their loving care of both Mum and Dad. Thanks also to the staff of Whanganui Hospital.

“Till we meet again”

Friends are invited to attend a Service for Diane in the Forrest Lawn Chapel, 208 Guyton St, Whanganui at 2.00pm on Wednesday 13th April 2022, to be followed by a private cremation.

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MOODY, David George Sylvanus

Passing: 8th April 2022
Funeral: 12th April 2022 at 10:00 a.m.
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Published: 10th April 2022

Cleveland Funeral Home

19/4/1928 - 8/4/2022, in his 94th year.

Beloved husband of Doreen Moody for 70 wonderful years.

Special Dad to Debra, Sharyn, Leanne, Janine, and Kim. Grandad to David, Rebecca, and Donna; James, Jennifer, and Jessie; and Patrick, and Ellen. Great Grandad to 10.

The family would like to say thanks for the tender care given by all the staff at Masonic Court.

Friends are invited to celebrate David’s life in the Cleveland Chapel, 179 Ingestre Street, Whanganui on Tuesday 12th April 2022 at 10.00am, and will be live-streamed at www.clevelandfunerals.co.nz/live.tab

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WATSON, Alan

Passing: 3rd April 2022
Funeral: Private Service Held
Published: 9th April 2022

Cleveland Funeral Home

In Wanganui, surrounded by his loving family, on Sunday 3rd April 2022, aged 90 years.

Most dearly loved Soul Mate for 70 years of Val.

Much loved Dad of Shirley, Wayne, Linda and Harvey Green, and Ross and Barbara.

Much loved Grandad of his 13 Grandchildren and 9 Great Grandchildren.

At Alan’s request a family farewell has been held.

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