Whanganui Funeral Notices

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REYNOLDS, Larry James

Passing: 28th April 2022
Funeral: Private Service Held
Published: 2nd May 2022

Cleveland Funeral Home

On Thursday 28th April 2022, aged 85 years.

Loved son of the late Jack and Mavis, father of Roanne, and Julienne, and grandfather.

Brother of Dennis, Diane, Maureen and, Bill, uncle and friend.

A private cremation has been held.

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ROWLAND, Dianne Jill, (nee Greathead)

Passing: 21st April 2022
Funeral: Private Service Held
Published: 30th April 2022

Cleveland Funeral Home

Passed away in her sleep on 21st April 2022, in hospital after a short illness, aged 74.

Beloved and cherished wife of Alan for 49 years.

Loving mother of Helen and Grant.

Mother-in-law of Peter Rhoades, and Janet Rowland. Nanna to Daniel, Abigail, Lucas, Bailey, and Jemma. Sister-in-law to Linda and the late Garry Manning, Brenda and Brian Bills, and the late Colleen. Sister of Murray Greathead. Daughter-in-law of the late Albert and Nora Rowland. Only daughter of the late Owen and Rita Greathead. Aunty to many nieces and nephews.

In accordance with Dianne’s wishes a private family service has taken place.

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WELSH, John

Passing: 25th April 2022
Funeral: Private Service Held
Published: 30th April 2022

Cleveland Funeral Home

Passed away peacefully in Wanganui on Monday 25th April 2022, aged 67 years.

Much loved son of the late Ormond and Lorraine, and loved brother of the late Gregory.

Special thanks to JiJi, Jolsy, and Leena and all the caring team at Broadview Rest Home.

A private farewell has been held.

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COX, Richard Noel (Dick)

Passing:
Funeral: Private Service Held
Published: 30th April 2022

Cleveland Funeral Home

(RNZN I17636 P.O.M.E)

Passed away peacefully in Wellington Hospital on ANZAC Day.

Loved Partner of Lois Edney and Family; and father of Zane.

A private cremation has been held.

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MATHESON, Valerie

Passing:
Funeral: Private Service Held
Published: 30th April 2022

Cleveland Funeral Home

Peacefully in Whanganui.

Beloved wife of the late Ian.

Dearly loved Mum, Nana, and Great Nana of the Foley, Karidis and Crowhurst families, and her son John.

The family extend their grateful thanks to Okere House, Broadview and most especially Kowhainui for their loving care of our mother.

Messages C/- Ann Foley, 50 Moana Street, Whanganui East.

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TWOMEY, Nathan Vincent Te Rongopai

Passing: 27th April 2022
Funeral: 30th April 2022 at 11:00 a.m.
Published: 28th April 2022

Cleveland Funeral Home

He nohopuku, kua pā mai te tangi

He pukumahi, kua okioki.

Son of Joseph and Francis Putiputi Twomey; father of Karajma, Cadence and Kjetil; brother of Henry and Felicia, Garry, Jerald and Clair, Barabarina, Rhys, Āwhina, Moana and Dean, Kayne and Jade, Tania and Yuri, Bruce and Lisa, Donna, Robert and Sharon; loved Koro, uncle and cousin.

Passed away suddenly Wed 27th April 2022.

Now lying at Taumata o te rā Marae, 60 Hastings St, Halcombe.

Receiving whanau and friends until final service, Saturday 30th April 2022 at 11.00am.

Mā Ihoa o Ngā Mano koe e manaaki.

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WINIATA, Shane Wiremu

Passing: 19th April 2022
Funeral: Funeral details to be advised
Published: 27th April 2022

Cleveland Funeral Home

Sadly passed away on 19.04.22 surrounded by his whanau at his bedside at Sutherland Hospital, Sydney, Australia aged 67 years.

Much loved son of the late Henare and Vena (nee Kapea) Winiata.

Treasured Dad of Bradley, and a special Koro to all his mokopuna, Quintonn, Tarquinn-Jay, Jasmain, Tanae, and Aidan.

Loved bro and brother in law of Makere and (the late) Joe Haami, Sandi and Terence, Oma and Trish, Andrea and Moko O’Donnell, Maheno and Baz Stone, Trina and (the late) Larnie, Lesley and (the late) Tokorangi, and the late Bubbles, Anne, Alayna, William, and Jacko.

Much loved nephew, uncle, and cuzin to all.

In accordance to Shanes wishes, he will lay at Winiata Marae O’taihape upon his return home from Sydney.
Funeral details will follow.

Moe mai ra e te rangatira.

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PUAHA-DALEY, Helen

Passing:
Funeral: 28th April 2022 at 11:00 a.m.
Published: 26th April 2022

Cleveland Funeral Home

A cherished daughter of David and the late Daphne Puaha.

A Loved Big-Sis to Nadia Puaha, Jodiann Puaha and Faith Esera.

An Aunty who is a precious treasure to Taonga-Ngaro Puaha, and Akira and Olivia Esera. She was a favourite aunty to many, with a motherly heart.

Blessed by the late Kelvin Puaha-Daley and his son, Nathaniel Daley and siblings.

Helen was a dear friend to many and a committed colleague as a Primary School teacher.

Those wishing to visit Helen can do so between 9.00am – 4.00pm on Wednesday 27th April at Clifflife, 16 Rangiora Street, Castlecliff.

Poroporoake will be held at Clifflife on Wednesday 27th April at 7.00pm.

Helen’s funeral service will be held at Faith City Church, Springvale Road, Whanganui on Thursday 28th April 2022 at 11.00am, followed by burial at the Aramoho Lawn Cemetery.

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JOHNSON, Joyce Snowdon

Passing: 9th April 2022
Funeral: Private Service Held - View Online
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Published: 24th April 2022

Cleveland Funeral Home

9.07.1922 – 9.04.2022

Passed away peacefully after a long and beautifully lived life.

Loved wife of the late Frank.

Loved mother and mother in law to Andrew, Ian and Kate.

Cherished Grandma to Tracey, Nick and Chris, Tom, Matt and Geordie and loved Great Grandma of Jordana and Connor

Special thanks to the lovely team at Okere House and St Johns Healthcare.

A private family service has been held but can be viewed at www.clevelandfunerals.co.nz/live.

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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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