Whanganui Funeral Notices

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NB. Death Notices are listed in order of publication date

McCULLOCH Pamela Adrienne (Pam)

Passing: 17th June 2022
Funeral: 23rd June 2022 at 1:30 p.m.
Published: 18th June 2022

Cleveland Funeral Home

On 17th June 2022 at Kowhainui Rest Home, Pam peacefully went to sleep forever, aged 88 years.

Dearly loved daughter of the late Jim and Rita McCulloch and dearly loved sister of the late Jim McCulloch. Treasured sister-in-law of Merle McCulloch (Palmerston North) and cherished Aunt of Jeanette (Rarotonga) and Toni (Australia).

Adored by her fur babies Pippi and Bonnie who were her world.

“A talented and respected school teacher forever remembered by her many pupils, and a special friend to many in the community.”

In lieu of flowers, donations to the SPCA in Pam’s memory may be made at the service.

Messages to PO Box 7102, Whanganui.

Pam’s funeral service will be held at Cleveland Funeral Home on Thursday 23rd June 2022 at 1:30pm.

The service will be livestreamed on www.clevelandfunerals.co.nz

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CHEGWIDDEN, William Edward.

Passing: 29th May 2022
Funeral: Private Service Held
Published: 18th June 2022

Cleveland Funeral Home

Reg. No.4211642 Cpl. 2NZEF 1939-1945.

Passed away peacefully in Whanganui Hospital on Sunday 29th May 2022, aged 98 years.

Beloved husband of the late Esther.

Father and father-in-law of William and Anita, Lynne and Mike Ries, Julie and Paul Rouppe van der Voort, and Darrylle and Paul Sorensen (Australia).

Loved grandfather of Isaac, Emma, Reuben, and Lauren; Leni, Carl, and the late William; Joshua, Jessica, Elijah, and Abraham; and his 13 great grandchildren.

A private family service has been held.

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CLARK: Donald Francis (Don)

Passing: 16th June 2022
Funeral:
Watch Online: Watch Online - Click here 21st June, 2:00 p.m.
Published: 18th June 2022

Dempsey & Forrest

Passed away peacefully on the 16th June 2022.

Dearly loved Husband of Melva.

Father of Rodney (dec), Sue and Peter.

Loved Granddad of Karen and Mark, Brooke and Dennis (all Australia).

A celebration of Don’s life will be held at the Border Rugby Clubrooms, Chester Street, Waverley on Tuesday 21st June 2022 at 2.00pm, to be followed by Interment at the Waverley Cemetery.

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

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MEREDITH: Frederick Gaitt (Fred), QSM

Passing: 15th June 2022
Funeral: 20th June 2022 at 11:00 a.m.
Published: 16th June 2022

Dempsey & Forrest

Peacefully after a short illness at Whanganui Hospital on Wednesday 15th June 2022, aged 81 years.

Loving Partner and Soul Mate of Rae and much loved Father and Father in Law of Sharon and Stephen, and Steve.

Treasured Grandad of Luke and Rangiputa, Jacob and Andrea, Charlie and Ryan; Tiffany and Dylan and Great Grandad of Hendrix, Pohutukawa and Sofia.

Step Father and Friend of Andrew and Lynne and the late Anthony and Jason.

A much loved Brother, Uncle and Friend to many.

Friends are invited to attend a Service to celebrate Fred’s life in the Forrest Lawn Chapel, 208 Guyton Street, Whanganui on Monday 20th June 2022 at 11.00a.m, to be followed by private cremation.

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LOGAN: Merl Georgina

Passing: 14th June 2022
Funeral: 23rd June 2022 at 11:00 a.m.
Published: 16th June 2022

Dempsey & Forrest

Passed away peacefully on 14th June at Julia Wallace Retirement Village Palmerston North, aged 96 years.

Loving wife of the late Mick Logan and much loved mother and mother-in-law of Malcolm and Rachel, Grant and Grace and Philippa.

Dearly loved Nana of Blair and Mel, Mikala and Hayden and Damien

Much loved Nana Moo of Adelaide, Ava, August, Stella (deceased), Sienna and Barnaby

Loving Aunty of Lorriene

A service to Celebrate Merl's life will be held at Dempsey and Forrest, 208 Guyton Street, Whanganui on Thursday 23rd June 2022 at 11.00am, to be followed by interment at the Aramoho Lawn Cemetery.

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van den Heuvel: Regina Elisabeth (Lisa)

Passing: 16th June 2022
Funeral: 18th June 2022 at 11:00 a.m.
Published: 16th June 2022

Dempsey & Forrest

Peacefully on 16th June 2022 at the Jane Winstone Special Care Unit, aged 88 years.

Dearly loved wife of the late Hans.

Dear friend of Jean Silk.

Special thanks to the staff of the Special Care Unit at Jane Winstone for their loving care of Lisa.

Friends are invited to a Service for Lisa in the Forrest Lawn Chapel, 208 Guyton Street, Whanganui at 11.00am on Saturday 18 June 2022, to be followed by interment with Hans in the Aramoho Lawn Cemetery.

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WALSH, Margaret, (Peg), (nee Kinloch)

Passing: 5th June 2022
Funeral: Private Service Held
Published: 15th June 2022

Cleveland Funeral Home

Peacefully in Whanganui Hospital, on the 5th June 2022, aged 100 years.

Wife of the late Pat, loved mother of David (Palmerston North), and Kay (London) and loved grandmother of Hannah Carmichael.

Loved sister of David Kinloch, John (Jack) Kinloch, Jean Andrew, Jimmy Kinloch, Betty Alcock, and Wally Kinloch.

In accordance with Peg’s wishes, a family funeral service has been held.

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PRICE: Katrina (Trina) nee Targett

Passing: 8th June 2022
Funeral: Private Service Held
Published: 15th June 2022

Dempsey & Forrest

Passed away peacefully, after a courageous battle at home, on 8th June 2022, aged 76 years.

Loving wife of Max, cherished mother and mother in law of James and Rox, and Steve and Rain.

Devoted daughter of the late Mavis and William and daughter in law of Ngaire and the late George.

Loving sister and sister in law to Robin and Barrie, Paul, Wendy and John.

Much loved auntie, great auntie, great great auntie to Mark and Debbie, Nicky and Robbie, the late Stevie, Paul and Sally, Mandy, Hayden, Sarah, Nathan and Ming, Michael, Hamish, Jessica, Jess, Macy, and Eliana.

A special friend to many.

Trina’s family extend their sincere thanks for the care and support from Dr Annalia Coetzee, Peter Liston and team (Whanganui Hospital) David Penn and team (Palmerston North Hospital) Dr F. Smithers and team (Lower Hutt Hospital) Rural District Nurses (Anne, Liz, Julie, Denise) Arohanui Hospice (Cath and team).

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Arohanui Hospice.

A family farewell has taken place in accordance with Trina’s wishes.

Rest in eternal peace.


PRICE: Katrina.

On 8th June 2022 Trina passed away peacefully at home after a long courageous battle.

Deeply loved sister of Robin and Barrie Bond and Paul Targett.

Awesome Aunty, Great Aunty and Great Great Aunty.

She will be missed by us all.

Sincere thank you to the District Nurses and Hospice for the wonderful care given to Trina over the last months.

Rest in Peace now Trina.

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BRIDGMAN: Dominic, Alexander (Dom)

Passing: 12th June 2022
Funeral: Private Service Held
Published: 15th June 2022

Dempsey & Forrest

Peacefully after a battle with cancer on 12th June 2022, aged 57 years.

Dearly loved Dad of Isabelle, and Geordie. Son and Brother to Diana Spice and his wider family.

Special thanks to Hospice Whanganui Staff and the Broadview team for their care of Dom.

In accordance with Dom’s wishes a private family farewell has been held.

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EDWARDS: Bruce

Passing: 3rd June 2022
Funeral: Private Service Held
Published: 14th June 2022

Dempsey & Forrest

On 3rd June 2022, suddenly in Auckland, aged 54 years.

Dearly loved son of Edna and the late Cliff Edwards.

Much loved father of Tyler Cauty (Auckland).

A loved brother of Michael, and the late Ngaire and a loved friend.

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

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