Whanganui Funeral Notices

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TOMAN, Atareta Hani (nee Kumeroa)

Passing: 15th March 2022
Funeral: 25th March 2022 at 9:00 a.m.
Published: 22nd March 2022

Cleveland Funeral Home

Passed peacefully in Otaki on Tuesday 15th March, aged 92 years.

Much loved Mum to (the late) Shirley, (the late) Shane, Lucille, Arthur, Sharon, Carl, Marice, Jimmy, and Terence. Special Aunty to Alma and Rod.

A funeral service for Hani will be held in Otaki at 9.00am on 25th March, followed by her burial at Aramoho Cemetery at 2.00pm.

Covid restrictions apply. Please phone 021 217 7896 for further details.

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LYTTLE, Michelle Jane

Passing: 3rd March 2022
Funeral: Private Service Held
Published: 20th March 2022

Cleveland Funeral Home

Passed away peacefully surrounded by friends and family at her house on 3rd March; she was aged 49.

A loved mother of her sons Jacob and Max and a loved daughter of Graham and Linda Carey.

She is loved and dearly missed.

A private farewell has been held.

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WEST, Pauline Marian (nee Marceau)

Passing: 16th March 2022
Funeral: 25th March 2022 at 1:30 p.m.
Published: 17th March 2022

Cleveland Funeral Home

On Wednesday 16th March 2022, in her 98th year.

Dearly loved wife of the late Bob, loved Mum of Diane and John Gane (New Plymouth), and Pam and John Moffat (Eumundi, Sunshine Coast). A loved Grandma of Rachel, Michael; Andrew and Louise. Loved Great Grandma to Connor, Emilie, and Jack.

A service for Pauline will be held in the Cleveland Chapel, 179 Ingestre Street, Wanganui on Friday 25th March 2022, at 1:30pm.

Covid restrictions apply and vaccine passes are required.

Please register your attendance online or phone 0634 555 22.

Messages to the West family c/- P O Box 7102, Wanganui.

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PONGA, Leanne Gay Rupuha Taitumu

Passing: 6th March 2022
Funeral: 10th March 2022 at 11:00 a.m.
Published: 7th March 2022

Cleveland Funeral Home

Peacefully on Sunday 6th March 2022, aged 63 years, surrounded by her whanau.

Beloved wife of Fabian, adored mother of Jamie, Eliza Justin, Dal, Jay, Wendy, Pou, Khaleigh (Boom), Ngahere and Marama-Rihi. Much loved by all her moko’s.

A family service will be held at the homestead at 11.00am on Thursday 10th March and then she will travel to her final resting place, Otoko Marae.

As Covid Restrictions apply, please contact the whanau for more details.

Ko au te awa, ko te awa ko au.

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CAMERON, Peter Michael, (Michael)

Passing: 26th February 2022
Funeral: Private Service Held
Published: 6th March 2022

Cleveland Funeral Home

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Passed away peacefully on Saturday 26th February 2022 at New Vista Rest Home in Whanganui, aged 94 years. Husband of the late Ruth, and father and father-in-law of Margaret and Des, Sue and Rusty, Pete and Yen, Ann and Dave, and Mary and Mike. Grandad of 18 and Great-Grandad of 7.

Grateful thanks to the New Vista Rest Home for their care.

A private service has been held.

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MILLER, June

Passing: 4th March 2022
Funeral: 9th March 2022 at 11:30 a.m.
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Published: 6th March 2022

Cleveland Funeral Home

Passed away at home on the 4th March 2022, aged 76.

Much loved wife of Mike, mother of Andrew, and Fiona. Grandmother of Oliver, Kate, William, Hamish, and Jess and sister to Jonathon.

We will miss you so.

In memory of June, donations to Hospice Whanganui would be appreciated.

A service to celebrate June’s life will be held on Wednesday 9th March at 11.30.am and will be live-streamed on www.clevelandfunerals.co.nz/live

Covid restrictions Apply and vaccine passes are required.

Please call 06 - 345 5522, or register online to confirm your attendance.

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BALDWIN, Joan Ethel (Noni)

Passing: 23rd February 2022
Funeral: Private Service Held
Published: 26th February 2022

Cleveland Funeral Home

Closed a well lived 95 years on Wednesday 23rd February 2022, in Wanganui.

Loved wife of the late Ron, and loved mother of Bruce, Richard, and Alethea. A loved mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother.

A valued and engaging friend to many.

Heartfelt thanks to the staff of Springvale Manor, and Masonic Court, for the many years of care and support during Noni’s time suffering dementia.

Thanks also to Alzheimers Wanganui for their wonderful support and friendship to the family.

Donations to continue their vital work would be appreciated.

In accordance with Noni's wishes, a private farewell has been held.

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DELLOW, Sylvia Mary

Passing: 23rd February 2022
Funeral: 1st March 2022 at 2:00 p.m.
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Published: 25th February 2022

Cleveland Funeral Home

Suddenly on Wednesday 23rd February 2022, aged 67 years.

Beloved wife of Wayne, cherished mother of Nicola and Shane, and Amy and adored Grandma of Leo and Felix. Much loved sister, auntie and friend.

Messages to 40 Field St, Whanganui.

A funeral service for Sylvia will be held on Tuesday 1st March 2022, at 2.00pm. The service will be live-streamed at www.clevelandfunerals.co.nz/live.

Please register your attendance online or call 06 - 345 5522. Vaccination passes must be presented.

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CLARK, JOY ZILLAH (née SCOTT)

Passing: 18th February 2022
Funeral: 5th March 2022 at 11:00 a.m.
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Published: 22nd February 2022

Cleveland Funeral Home

Passed away peacefully on Friday 18th February 2022, at Whanganui Hospice, aged 59 years after a brave battle with cancer.

“He restoreth my soul” – Psalm 23

Dearly loved wife of Julian, devoted mother to Zander and Zac.

Treasured daughter of Alex and Kathy and adored sister of Adele. Much loved aunty and sister-in-law to the Clark, Alpe and Dickinson families.

Compassionate carer of her furry, feathery and woolly friends.

A celebration of Joy's colourful life will be held on Saturday 5th March at 11.00am at Cleveland Funeral Home in Whanganui. We invite you to join us in wearing bright purples, blues, pinks and greens.

A livestream will be available at www.clevelandfunerals.co.nz/live

Covid restrictions apply.

Vaccination passes must be presented if attending the service indoors. Please call 06 - 345 5522 to register your attendance.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to an animal rescue organisation such as Huha.org.nz

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HAMMOND, Kevin James

Passing: 4th February 2022
Funeral: Private Service Held
Published: 12th February 2022

Cleveland Funeral Home

Born on 18 August 1934, passed away at Lifecare Broadview Rest Home on 4th February 2022.

Youngest son of the late Joseph and Minnie Hammond, formerly of Ohingaiti. Loved by his nieces.

Many thanks for the care and attention from staff at Lifecare.

A special thanks to Mrs Joan Bull for her support of Kevin over many years.

A private cremation has taken place and interment will be at the Ohingaiti Cemetery.


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