Whanganui Funeral Notices

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GOUSGOUNIS, Beverley Myrene

Passing: 18th June 2022
Funeral: Private Service Held
Published: 26th June 2022

Cleveland Funeral Home

(formally Hunt), (nee Le Compte)

On 18th June 2022.

Dearly loved wife of Nicolaos and devoted mother of Gaylia and Gregory.

Loved mother-in-law of Barry, and Karen. Nan of Melanie, Matthew, Rachel, and Phoebe. Great Nan of William. Beloved daughter of the late Les and Thelma Le Compte, and sister of the late Pamela.

In accordance with Beverley's wishes, a private family service has been held.

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CHRISTIANSEN: Audrey (nee Breed)

Passing: 18th June 2022
Funeral: Private Service Held
Published: 26th June 2022

Dempsey & Forrest

29.1.1928 - 18.6.2022.

Peacefully at Kowhainui Rest Home, aged 94 years.

Loved wife of the late Royce. Dearly loved Mum of Pam Edwards, Diane Atkinson, and the late Tony Christiansen.

Much loved Nana of her 8 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, and 4 great great grandchildren.

Special thanks to the staff at Kowhainui for their wonderful care of Audrey.

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

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URE, Ian Robert

Passing: 21st June 2022
Funeral: 27th June 2022 at 1:30 p.m.
Published: 23rd June 2022

Cleveland Funeral Home

Passed peacefully in Whanganui on 21st June 2022, aged 91, surrounded by his family.

Dearly loved husband of Ruth.

Much loved father and father-in-law of Warren and Geri (Kerikeri), and Gavin and Sandi. Loved Grandad of Maxine and Aaron Tindle, Gabrielle and Jack Larson, Danny and Gabrielle Ure, and Kate and Jack. Treasured Great-Grandad of Madison, Caleb, Marlie, and Everly; and Jacob.

A service to celebrate Ian's life will be held in the Cleveland Chapel, 179 Ingestre Street, Whanganui on Monday 27th June 2022 at 1:30pm, followed by private cremation.

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JOYCE: Valentine Ralph (Val)

Passing: 23rd June 2022
Funeral: 25th June 2022 at 1:30 p.m.
Published: 23rd June 2022

Dempsey & Forrest

On 23rd June 2022, peacefully at Colwin House, Hastings, aged 94 years.

Dearly loved Husband of the late Merva.

Much loved Dad & Father-in-law of Vyrena & Tony Munson, Selwyn & Ruby, & the late Mark.

Loved Granddad of all his Grandchildren & Great Grandchildren.

Friends are invited to attend a Service to celebrate Val’s life in the Forrest Lawn Chapel, 208 Guyton Street, Whanganui, on Saturday 25th June 2022 at 1.30pm, to be followed by Interment at the Aramoho Lawn Cemetery.

Val’s Service can we watched online at www.dempseyandforrest.co.nz ‘Watch a Funeral Online Link’

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DELACROIX-DREYER, Ruth Ann

Passing: 29th May 2022
Funeral: Private Service Held
Published: 21st June 2022

Cleveland Funeral Home

(nee) Delacroix-Sumpter: Formerly Jenkinson,

31 May 1954 - 29 May 2022.

Daughter of Harry and Hazel, and sister of Janet, Murray, David, and Karl.

Beloved wife of Kevin Dreyer, loved mother of Todd, Nicola, and Melissa, step mother of Sarah, and Hamish, and grandmother to Jack, Tulia, Tom, Clay, Tianna, Tane, Pippa, Harry, Max, Aiden, Keely, and Louis.

In accordance with Ruth’s wishes, a private cremation has been held.

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WONG, Kathleen Mary

Passing: 19th June 2022
Funeral: 25th June 2022 at 10:00 a.m.
Published: 21st June 2022

Cleveland Funeral Home

Passed away peacefully at Jane Winstone on 19th June.

Much loved wife of Clarrie (deceased).

Loved mother of Timothy, Amanda, Sarah and Nicholas.

Grandmother to James, Grace, Harry, Emma, Matthew, Millie, Hugh and Elizabeth.

Funeral mass will be celebrated at St Mary’s Catholic Church, Guyton Street, Whanganui on Saturday 25th June 2022 at 10.00am.

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TUME, Richard Joseph

Passing: 13th June 2022
Funeral: 22nd June 2022 at 12:00 p.m.
Published: 20th June 2022

Cleveland Funeral Home

On 13th June 2022, sadly passed away, at Jane Winstone Retirement Village Whanganui.

Loved husband of the late Lucy Nairn

Loved father and father-in-law of Donna and Ray, the late Dion, Anthony and Kylie, Sonia, Floretta and Steve.

Loved Koko to Dionne, Toni, Louise, Ashley, Jacob, Karissa, Kymeeka, and Anahera.

A graveside service for Richard will be held at the Aramoho Lawn Cemetery, McNeill Street, Whanganui, on Thursday 23rd June 2022 at 12.00pm.

Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.

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WHITE, Peter James

Passing: 8th June 2022
Funeral: Private Service Held
Published: 18th June 2022

Cleveland Funeral Home

Peacefully in Wanganui on Wednesday 8th June 2022.

Dearly loved husband of Jan. Much loved Dad of Sandra, Ross, Shelley, Darren, Petrina, and Bronwyn.

A loved father-in-law, grandad, brother, and friend.

In Accordance with Peter’s wishes a family farewell has been held.

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HEAP: Dawn Patricia (nee McCalman)

Passing: 13th June 2022
Funeral: Private Service Held
Published: 18th June 2022

Dempsey & Forrest

Peacefully with her family by her side on Monday 13th June 2022, at Jane Winstone Rest Home, aged 94 years.
Dearly loved Wife of the late Jack and much loved and adored Mother and Mother in Law of Chris and Jane, Greg and Di, Jeanette and Ron, and Nick and Leah.

Treasured Nana Dawn of Kate and Bea; Harriet and Magnus; Bradford and Chelsea; Samantha and Stacey; Ben, Adam and Paige and all her Great Grandchildren.

In accordance with Dawn’s wishes a Private Family Service has been held.

The Family extend their heartfelt thanks to the wonderful staff at Jane Winstone Rest Home for all their love, dedication and compassion shown to our Mum.

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ADAM, Jean (nee Fawcett)

Passing: 7th June 2022
Funeral: Private Service Held
Published: 18th June 2022

Cleveland Funeral Home

Peacefully in Summerset Centre on Tuesday 7th June 2022, in her 91st year.

Dearly beloved wife of the late John.

A loved sister, sister-in-law and a dearly loved cousin, aunt, great aunt and great great auntie (all of the UK).

Jean will be sadly missed by her dearest friend Isabel; Holly and their family (New Zealand).

Heartfelt thanks to the staff of Summerset Centre for their wonderful care of Jean.

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

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