Whanganui Funeral Notices

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LA POUPLE: Michael Joseph

Passing:
Funeral: 26th April 2022 at 1:00 p.m.
Published: 19th April 2022

Dempsey & Forrest

Peacefully in Australia, dearly loved husband of Barbara (for 62 years).

Loved father and father in law of David and Simone, Shirlee and Rob, Carolyn and Bruce.

Loved Grandad of Dene, Melanie, Kim, Craig, Michelle, Joshua, Michael, Emma and Ashlee, and Great Grandad to Mikaela and Mackenzie.

Friends and family are invited to attend Michael’s Graveside Service at the Aramoho Lawn Cemetery, McNeil Street, Whanganui on Tuesday 26th April at 1.00pm, to be followed by refreshments at Caroline's Boat Shed from 2.00pm.

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DEANS: John Cameron

Passing: 18th April 2022
Funeral: 21st April 2022 at 2:00 p.m.
Published: 19th April 2022

Dempsey & Forrest

Peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on Monday 18th April 2022, aged 90 years.

Very dearly loved Husband of Cushla for 63 years.

Loved Dad and Father in Law of David and Annette, Peter and JJ, Robert and Rachel (Kimbolton), and Patricia and Craig (Hastings).

Adored Grandad to Caryn, Amanda; Sammy, Henry; Henry and Charlotte. A Great Grandad to Liam, Scott and Emma; Zinzan and Guy. Loved GG to Bryce, Candace, Emily and Cameron.

Loved Brother of Barbara, David, Kaye (Westport), Margaret, Nevile (dec) and Jan, and Heather.

“Be kind to small animals”

Friends are invited to attend a celebration of John’s life in the Forrest Lawn Chapel, 208 Guyton Street, Whanganui on Thursday 21st April 2022 at 2.00pm, to be followed by private cremation.

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HENRY: Louetta Whakaari Ote Ata

Passing: 19th April 2022
Funeral: 22nd April 2022 at 11:00 a.m.
Published: 19th April 2022

Dempsey & Forrest

Peacefully at Whanganui Hospital on Tuesday 19th April 2022, aged 58 years.

Dearly loved wife of Wayne.

Much loved Mum and Mother in Law of Arnold and Renee, Dana and Charlie, Kahu and Jade, Sam and Wiki, Matt and Leianne.

Treasured Nan to Logan, Mia, and Mason and all her other Moko’s and Grand Moko’s.

Adored Aunty to all her nieces and nephews.

Louetta will be resting at home until her funeral service to be held at Raketepauma Marae, Maukuku Road, Taihape on Friday 22nd April 2022 at 11.00am, to be followed by internment in the Raketepauma Urupa.

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BANKS: Diane (nee Lobb)

Passing: 8th April 2022
Funeral: 13th April 2022 at 2:00 p.m.
Published: 11th April 2022

Dempsey & Forrest

01/02/1943 – 08/04/2022

Passed away peacefully in Whanganui Hospital, aged 79 years.

Dearly loved wife of the late Les. Dearly loved Mum of Paul, Le Anne, and Jason.

Much loved Grandmother and Great Grandmother.

A huge thank you to the staff at St John’s Hill Healthcare for their loving care of both Mum and Dad. Thanks also to the staff of Whanganui Hospital.

“Till we meet again”

Friends are invited to attend a Service for Diane in the Forrest Lawn Chapel, 208 Guyton St, Whanganui at 2.00pm on Wednesday 13th April 2022, to be followed by a private cremation.

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BONNOR: Richard David (Dick)

Passing: 10th April 2022
Funeral: 13th April 2022 at 11:00 a.m.
Published: 11th April 2022

Dempsey & Forrest

Peacefully at Broadview Rest Home on Sunday 10th April 2022, aged 84 years.

Loved husband of Glennis.

Father of Stephen, Owen, Leigh (dec), and Craig.

Grandfather of Shawn.

The family wish to express their sincere thanks for the great care given to Richard by all the staff at Broadview.

Friends are invited to attend a celebration of Richard’s life in the Forrest Lawn Chapel, 208 Guyton Chapel, Whanganui, on Wednesday 13th April 2022 at 11.00am, to be followed by cremation.

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DOWNES: Noeleen Barbara (Babs)

Passing: 9th April 2022
Funeral: 14th April 2022 at 11:00 a.m.
Published: 11th April 2022

Dempsey & Forrest

Peacefully on 9th April 2022 in Eldon Lodge, Paraparaumu, aged 92 years.

Wife of the late Ted Hedgman and the late Frank Downes.

Dearly loved Mum of Gary and Wendy, Wayne and Chevelia, and Craig and Lesley and friend of Jenni, and Betty.

A much loved Nana and great Nana.

Friends are invited to attend a celebration of Barbara’s life in the Forrest Lawn Chapel, 208 Guyton Street, Wanganui on Thursday 14th April 2022 at 11.00am, to be followed by a private cremation.

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RENNIE: Leonie Frances

Passing: 10th April 2022
Funeral: 16th April 2022 at 11:00 a.m.
Watch Online: Click here
Published: 11th April 2022

Dempsey & Forrest

Suddenly, on 10th April 2022, surrounded by her loving family, aged 75 years.

Loved wife of the late Kevin.

Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Mike and Marlene, Paula and the late ET, Shane and Wendy,

and Rachel.

A much loved Nana to Dante, Kevin, Carrie, Teresa; Megan, the late Mason, Keira; Leo,

Hugo and her 4 legged friends Simba, and Tigga.

Leonie will be resting at her home 212 Puriri Street, Whanganui until her funeral service on Saturday.

Friends are invited to attend a celebration of Leonie’s life in the Forrest Lawn Chapel, 208 Guyton Street, Whanganui on Saturday 16th April 2022 at 11.00am, to be followed by a private cremation.

Leonie’s service can be viewed on-line at www.dempseyandforrest.co.nz watch a funeral on line

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BAXTER: David Robert (Dave)

Passing: 10th April 2022
Funeral: 14th April 2022 at 11:00 a.m.
Published: 11th April 2022

Dempsey & Forrest

Peacefully with family at his side on Sunday 10th April 2022 at Wellington Hospital, aged 69 years.

Much loved partner and soulmate of Lorraine for 40 years.

Loved son of Lucy (dec) and special friend of Tom.

Loved and adored Dad of Cindy, Belinda, and Paul; and Shane and Albie, and Father-in-Law to Mel, Daren, and Anne.

Loved Grandad (Grand-Dave), Great-Grandad, Brother and Uncle to all his family.

Dave will be resting at his home until his Funeral Service.

Friends are invited to attend a celebration of Dave’s life at 33 Flemington Road, Whanganui on Thursday 14th April at 11.00 am, to be followed by interment at the Aramoho Lawn Cemetery.

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HUMPHREY: Joyce Hilda

Passing: 9th April 2022
Funeral: 14th April 2022 at 11:00 a.m.
Published: 11th April 2022

Dempsey & Forrest

Peacefully on Saturday 9th April 2022 at New Vista Rest Home, aged 98 years.

The last of her generation.

Loved sister and sister-in-law of Frances and Tub Minnell, Betty Humphrey, Walter and Joan Humphrey (all deceased).

Loved Aunty Joy of Carol Waugh (deceased), Barbara and Ian Brougham, Gail and Trevor Denman, and Chris and Rachel Humphrey.

The family would like to thank all those who cared for Joyce over the past few years, with special thanks to Vicki and staff at New Vista for their loving care.

Friends are invited to attend a celebration of Joyce’s life in Trinity Methodist Church, Wicksteed Street, Wanganui on Thursday 14th April 2022 at 11.00am, to be followed by interment in the Aramoho Lawn Cemetery.

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WHITEMAN: Kevin George

Passing: 10th April 2022
Funeral: 14th April 2022 at 2:00 p.m.
Published: 11th April 2022

Dempsey & Forrest

Peacefully at home on Sunday 10th April 2022, aged 73 years.

Loved Dad and Father-in-Law of Kim and Stephanie, Blair and Tineka, and Jamie and Andrea.

Loved Grandad and Great Grandad to all his Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren.

Loved Brother and Brother-in-Law of Janice and Murray Larmer, and Barbara (dec) and Kevin Quinn.

Friends are invited to attend a celebration of Kevin’s life in the Forrest Lawn Chapel, 208 Guyton Street, Whanganui at 2.00pm on Thursday 14th April 2022, to be followed by a private cremation.

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