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Whanganui Funeral Notices

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NORRIS: Michael Hensleigh (Mike)

Passing: 23rd January 2022
Funeral: 27th January 2022
Streaming: Yes
Published: 24th January 2022

Dempsey & Forrest

On 23rd January 2022, peacefully at Whanganui Hospital, aged 86 years.

Dearly loved Husband of Susanna. Much love Dad and Father in Law of Hew and Cathy. Loved Grandad of Lucy, and Danny.

Friends are invited to attend a service to celebrate Mike's life in St Mary’s Anglican Church, 490 State Highway 4, Upokongaro, Whanganui on Thursday 27th of January 2022 at 1.30pm, to be followed by a private cremation.

Vaccine Passports are required.

Mikes service can be viewed online at www.dempseyandforrest.co.nz ‘watch a funeral online link’

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SHELTON: Catherine Anne (Formally Sister Aloysius)

Passing: 23rd January 2022
Funeral: 26th January 2022
Streaming: Yes
Published: 24th January 2022

Dempsey & Forrest

Peacefully at Whanganui Hospital on Sunday 23rd January 2022, in her 59th year of profession.

Loved Sister of the Sisters of St Joseph of the Sacred Heart. Loved Daughter of the late Teresa and Bill Shelton.

Loved Sister and Sister in Law of Patrick (dec), Margaret and the late Greg Barrett, Denis and the late Margaret, Anthony and Donna, Paul and Sharon, Bernadette and the late Chris Dodunski and Tony Lowe, Andrew and Jocelyn, Colleen and Darryn, and Terri-Ann.

Much loved by all her nieces, nephews, cousins and the wider family.

A Vigil Service will be held at Mount St Joseph, 14 Hillside Terrace, Whanganui on TUESDAY 25th January 2022 at 4.00pm.

Requiem Mass will be celebrated in St Marys Catholic Church, Guyton Street, Whanganui on Wednesday 26th January 2022 at 11.00am, to be followed by interment in the Aramoho Lawn Cemetery.

Vaccine Passports are required.

Catherine’s service can be viewed at www.dempseyandforrest.co.nz “Watch Funeral Online” Link.

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GILLIGAN, Lynette Eva (Lyn)

Passing: 13th January 2022
Funeral: Private Service Held
Published: 20th January 2022

Dempsey & Forrest

Passed very peacefully on 13th January 2022 in the wonderful care of Hospice and Summerset Staff, in her 78th year.

Dearly loved Partner and Wife of Trevor (Trev) for 60 years.

Loved Mother and Mother in Law of Richard, and Paul and Vicky. Loved Nan of Ana, Nicholas and Jack. Special friend of Julie and Dionne.

Loved Sister and Sister in Law of Grant and Shona Clark (Whanganui) Maree and Bruce Hammond (Te Awamutu) Bryan (D,cd) and Pam (Kai-Iwi) Peter and Chris (Inglewood) Rosalie and Les (Opunake) and Jenness (Hamilton).

Loved Aunt to her many Nieces and Nephews. Loved Cousin and friend to many.

Special thanks to all of Lyn's Caregivers.

Privately Farewelled.

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REED: Freda

Passing: 16th January 2022
Funeral: 21st January 2022
Streaming: Yes
Published: 20th January 2022

Dempsey & Forrest

On the 16th January 2022 peacefully at Jane Winstone Rest Home, aged 87 years.

Dearly loved wife of the late Martin Mongan, and the late Gerry Reed. Much loved mum and mother-in-law of Martin and Glenda Mongan, Sandy and Martin McAllen.

Loved nana of Riley, Chelsea; Jessica, and Amy. Loved great grandmother of Archie and Hugo. A loved aunt and great aunt to all her nieces and nephews in Sunderland and Middlesbrough, England.

Special thank you to the staff of the Jane Winstone special care unit for their love and kindness which was very much appreciated.

Friends are invited to attend a Service to celebrate Freda’s life in the Forrest Lawn Chapel, 208 Guyton Street, Whanganui on Friday 21st January 2022 at 11.00am, to be followed by a private cremation.

An invitation is extended to friends to view the service online at www.dempseyandforrest.co.nz watch a funeral online link.

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COSNETT: Lorna Stephen

Passing: 14th January 2022
Funeral: 20th January 2022
Published: 17th January 2022

Dempsey & Forrest

With sadness at Summerset Rest Home Whanganui on Friday 14th January 2022, aged 91 years.

Loved wife of the late Brian.

Loved Mum and mother-in-law of Helen and Geoff, Barbara and Ed, and Judith.

Loved grandma of Jodie and James, and Rodney and Alana, and great-grannie to Ryan; Jordan and Tyler.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Save the Children, Westpac Rescue Helicopter, and The Wellington Free Ambulance.

The Family wish to express their sincere thanks to The Summerset Rest Home for their care of our Mum.

Friends are invited to a celebration of Lorna’s life in the Forrest Lawn Chapel, 208 Guyton Street, Whanganui on Thursday 20th January 2022 at 11.00 am, to be followed by a private cremation.

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ROUNTREE, Barbara Ellen

Passing: 9th January 2022
Funeral: Private Service Held
Streaming: Yes
Published: 14th January 2022

Dempsey & Forrest

Peacefully at Jane Winstone Retirement Village, Whanganui on 9th January 2022, aged 83 years.

Adored wife of Baden (who passed away December 2021) for 61 years.

"Together again".

Much loved Mum and father-in-law of Belinda, Philippa, and Celia and John.

Adored Nan of Sam, Ben, Matthew, Charlotte, Angus and Ruby.

"A fun loving free spirit who will be dearly missed".

In accordance with Barb's wishes a family farewell has been held.

Friends who were unable to attend Barb's funeral can view it online at www.dempseyandforrest.co.nz 'Watch Funeral Online' link until 13th February 2022.

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REARDON: Brian Michael

Passing: 10th January 2022
Funeral: 14th January 2022
Published: 11th January 2022

Dempsey & Forrest

Peacefully in Wanganui surrounded by his loving family on 10th January 2022, aged 58 years.

Proud and devoted Dad of Seth, and Ruby.

Loved son of the late Brian and the late Barbara Reardon.

Much loved brother of Steven, and Sue. A treasured nephew and cousin.

Brian will be sadly missed by his many friends.

Friends are invited to attend a celebration of Brian’s life in the Forrest Lawn Chapel, 208 Guyton Street, Wanganui on Friday 14th January 2022 at 1.00pm, to be followed by a private cremation.

Vaccine Passports are required to attend.

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HARMAN: Janice Margaret

Passing: 1st January 2022
Funeral: Private Service Held
Published: 10th January 2022

Dempsey & Forrest

Slipped away peacefully at New Vista Rest Home on New Year’s Day, aged 80.

Dearly loved eldest daughter of the late Grace and Reg; and sister of Peter (deceased), Katheryn and Robert.

In accordance with Janice’s final wishes, she has been cremated and no formal service will be held.

Those wishing to pay their respects will soon be able to do so at the family plot at Aramoho Cemetery.

Katheryn and Robert wish to send a heartfelt thanks to the medical team at New Vista for their immense kindness and care for Janice over the last 12 months.

Massive thanks also to Jo Taylor for her unwavering love, care and friendship over many years.

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EGAN, Joan

Passing: 8th January 2022
Funeral: 12th January 2022
Published: 9th January 2022

Dempsey & Forrest

Peacefully at Broadview Lifecare on 8th January 2022.

Dearly loved sister of Sr Molly (rsj), Sr Peggy (rsj), and John Thompson (all deceased), and Sr Pat Thompson (rsj), sister-in-law of Peggy Thompson. Mother and mother-in-law of Therese and Andrew Powell, John and Ange McGirr, Joe (deceased), Margaret and Les, Paul and Keiko, Mary Anne Elliot, Tom, and Claire and Mark Wickham. Loved grandma of all her grandchildren.

Heartfelt thanks to the wonderful caring staff at Broadview Lifecare.

Messages to the family can be addressed c/- PO Box 341, Whanganui.

Joan will be sadly missed by her family and many friends; may she rest in peace.

Funeral mass will be celebrated at St Mary’s Catholic Church, Guyton St, Whanganui on Wednesday 12th January at 11.00am, to be followed by interment at the Aramoho Lawn Cemetery.

The family extend an invitation to join them for rosary for Joan in the church on Tuesday evening at 5.00pm.

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GLEN: Jeffrey Grant (Jeff)

Passing: 28th December 2021
Funeral: Private Service At A Future Date
Published: 8th January 2022

Dempsey & Forrest

Service No. NZD50607, Lance Corporal Signals, 2/1 Battalion RNZIR, Singapore 1982-1985.

Aged 59. Died unexpectedly in Thailand 28.12.2021.

Originally from Tawa. Beloved son of Dorothy and Barry (both deceased), and proud and loving Dad of Jayden (Dunedin), and Kaleb (Wellington). Brother and brother in law to Chris and Karin (Brisbane), Kirsty and Shane (Nelson); Uncle of Gareth, Rachel, Keiller, great-uncle to Connor, Ethan, Luke and Beau (Queensland). Nephew, Cousin, and Friend to many.

A private cremation and service will be held at a future date.

Messages to: 32 Bell Street, Whanganui, 4500 or to his eldest son Jayden’s email address at joychi222@gmail.com.

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