VAN DER BYL, Whaka Hana “Hannah” (nee McKinnon)

VAN DER BYL, Whaka Hana “Hannah”(nee McKinnon)
Passed away at Arohanui Hospice on Tuesday, 7 May 2019, aged 63. Mum of Donna-Marie and Tamati. Proud Nan of Clark, Jeremy and Kirsty. Separated wife of Len. Sister of Mac (dec), Chris, Faith, Lesley (dec), Kitten, Tommy, Karen, Rosana, David, and Lee. Treasured mother-in-law, sister-in-law, and aunty to all her nieces and nephews. Esteemed friend and colleague to many.
She was a special, positive, precious, well loved and respected woman to us all.
A private service has been held at Hannah’s request. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Arohanui Hospice would be appreciated and a special thanks to the staff for their amazing care and support. Messages can be sent to the Van der Byl family, c/- PO Box 1014, Palmerston North.


Passed away peacefully at Peppertree Rest Home on Wednesday 8 May 2019, aged 93 years. Dearly loved husband of Pauline for 61 years. Loved father and father-in-law of Robyn and Stanley; Craig and Katie; Sherilyn and Darrin; and Jason and Giuliana. Loved grandad of 12 grandchildren and four great-granddaughters. A service to celebrate Bill’s life will be held at St Albans Church, 339 Albert Street, Palmerston North, on Thursday 16 May 2019, at 11.00am, followed by private cremation. Thanks to the wonderful staff at Peppertree. Messages can be sent to the Nethercott family, c/- PO Box 1014, Palmerston North.

WATSON, Ivy Eileen

WATSON, Ivy Eileen:
Formerly of Pahiatua. Passed away peacefully in the presence of family at the Brightwater Rest Home on Wednesday 8th May 2019, aged 98 years young. Dearly loved wife and pal of the late Cliff. Precious and so loved mum and mum-in-law to Vivian (Wattie) (dec); Doug and Carol (dec); Beveley and the late Ian Hunt; Jeff and Cheryl. Loved nana of Leon; Pamela (dec); Stuart; Gavin; Joanne; Gary; Rochelle; Conrad; Nicola; Sheree; and Danielle, and great-nana of 18, and great-great-nana of 2. Our heartfelt thanks to the staff at Brightwater Home for the care and compassion to our mum. A service for Ivy will be held at The Lychway Chapel, 5 Roy Street, Palmerston North, on Tuesday 14 May 2019 at 2.00pm, followed by private cremation. Messages can be sent to the Watson family, c/- PO Box 1014, Palmerston North.

CHARLES, Lincoln Gerald

CHARLES, Lincoln Gerald:
Passed peacefully at home with family by his side on Tuesday 30th April 2019, aged 55 years. Adored husband of Shelley. Much loved father of Corbyn and Devon. Cherished son of Gerald and Norma. Brother of Joanne; Steve and his wife Suzanne. A much loved brother-in-law, uncle and a great friend to many. A service for Lincoln will be held at the Central Baptist Church, 190 Church Street, Palmerston North, on Friday 3rd May 2019 at 11.00am. Messages can be sent to the Charles family, c/- PO Box 1014, Palmerston North.

SEYMOUR, George Bentley (Ben)

George Bentley (Ben):
On Friday 3 May 2019 peacefully at Palmerston North Hospital with the Lord. Dearly loved husband of Faith and father of John and Andrea, Robert and Rosemary, and Greg. Loved grandad of Amy-Rose, Luke, Ben, Jordan and Baylie. A service for Ben will be held at The Lychway Chapel, 5 Roy Street, Palmerston North on Thursday 9 May 2019 at 11am.

COLEMAN,  Angela Kay (Angie)

Angela Kay (Angie):
Passed away peacefully at her residence on Monday 15 April 2019, aged 43. Much loved daughter of Sue and Brian Booth and sister of Kassi; and Sefton. A loved niece to her uncles and aunties. A special friend to her caregiver Chrissy. A service for Angie will be held at The Lychway Chapel, 5 Roy Street, Palmerston North on Thursday 18 April 2019 at 1.30 pm. Messages can be sent to Angie’s family, c/- PO Box 1014, Palmerston North.

HOBMAN, Betty Clothier (née Ashworth)

HOBMAN, Betty Clothier
(née Ashworth):
Passed away on Wednesday 27 March 2019. Dearly beloved wife of the late Gordon. Beloved mother of Bren. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Peter and Suzie. Friend of Jan. Treasured Nana of Simon, Kurtis, Jeremy, Thomas and Ollie. Please join us to celebrate her life at St Oswald’s Church, corner Featherston and Kingswood Streets, Palmerston North, on Monday 8 April 2019, at 11.00am. Refreshments to follow. Messages c/- 103D Fitzroy Street, Palmerston North.

POWER, Jennifer Margaret (Jenny) (nee Galloway)

POWER, Jennifer Margaret
(Jenny) (nee Galloway):
Passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Monday 1 April 2019, in her 74th year. Beloved wife of Bill. Loving mother and mother-in-law of Stu and Philippa; and Megan. Loving Nan of Jack, Keira, Skye, Brock, Jade, Cooper and Hannah. Loved and cherished by her extended family. Loving sister and sister-in-law of Steph and Laurie Butler (Wellington), Mark (deceased), Robyn (Christchurch), Lynnie (Palmerston North), Eleanor and Buff (deceased) (Hawkes Bay), David (deceased), and Diana and Paul (Wellington). A service for Jenny will be held at the Gateways Church, 174 Church Street, Palmerston North, tomorrow (Thursday), 4 April 2019, at 11.00am, followed by interment at Kelvin Grove Lawn Cemetery, James Line, Palmerston North. In lieu of flowers a donation to Arohanui Hospice, PO Box 5349, Terrace End, Palmerston North, would be appreciated and can also be left at the service. Messages can be sent to the Power family, c/- PO Box 1014, Palmerston North.


Peacefully passed on Thursday, 28 March 2019. Loved husband of Lorna (late) and Janet. Cherised Dad, grandad and great-grandad of Stephen, Shirley & Kevin. Tania, Nathan & Teresa, Shaun, David & Little Stephen (late). Xavier-Lee & Evander. Loved by cousin June and the boys from Apiti.
Forever in our hearts.
Special thanks to staff at Brightwater Home. Messages to PO Box 9091, Palmerston North 4441.

BOYCE, Christopher John (Chris)

BOYCE, Christopher John (Chris). Passed away suddenly on Wednesday 27 March 2019. Aged 52 years. Deeply loved and cherished soulmate of Amy and loved and loving Papa of Jada. Beloved son of Arnold (deceased) and Sue Boyce (Whangarei). Cherished mate and son-in-law of Paul and Dawn Hatton (Whanganui). Loved brother, uncle, Koko and friend to all. Chris will be at home with whanau followed by a celebration of his life at The Lychway Chapel, 5 Roy Street, Palmerston North today (Saturday) 30 March 2019 at 2 pm. “He will be forever in our hearts.”