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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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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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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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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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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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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