TAYLOR, Arthur Henry (Arty)

Arthur Henry (Arty):
Of Newbury, Palmerston North. Passed away peacefully on Tuesday 9 August 2022. Aged 84 years. Dearly loved husband and best mate of the late Glenys. Loved Dad of Andrew and Tanya, Carol and Phil Kelly and Lawrence and Vidya. Beloved Grandad and Great-Grandad of his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. A celebration of Arty’s life will be held at The Lychway Chapel, 5 Roy Street, Palmerston North, on Wednesday 17 August 2022 at 1.00pm. Messages to the Taylor family, C/- PO Box 1014, Palmerston North.

GRADY, Donald Alexander

GRADY, Donald Alexander:
Passed away peacefully at the Masonic Court Rest Home on Wednesday 10 August 2022, aged 89 years, with his two daughters by his side. As Dad would have put it “Left God’s Holding Pen”. Loved husband of Val, much loved father and father-in-law of David, Nicola and Padi O’Neill, Louise and Daniel Scotson. Grandfather to Megan, Isaac, Josh, Samantha and Tabitha. Great-grandfather to Alex, Edee, Georgie, Frankie and Eliza. Loved brother of Pat Gair. Many thanks to the Masonic Court Rest Home for their support and care. “You Guys Rock!” We will all miss his extremely quick wit and sense of humour. Thanks for all the laughs – we will keep laughing. Don often said before retiring to bed “Goodnight and good gardening to all.” A life fully lived and “Boy – have you had a holiday!” According to Don’s wishes a private family service has been held.

DICKINS, Lynette Alice

DICKINS, Lynette Alice:
Passed away peacefully on Monday night, 8 August 2022, at MetLife Care Village. Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Jeff & Helen, Nigel & Sharron, Brent & Jude and loved Nana of her 8 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.
Your strong spirit throughout the years is something we
all have admired.
A celebration of Lyn’s life will be held at The Lychway, 5 Roy Street, on Monday 15 August 2022 at 1.30pm. To view a livestream of the service please go to www.oneroomstreaming.com/login
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MEYERS, Ronald Joffre (Ron)

Ronald Joffre (Ron):
(late of Whanganui and formerly of Pukepapa Road, Marton) Passed away peacefully on Friday 5 August 2022 at Arohanui Hospice, Palmerston North. Aged 75 years. Loved son of the late Eileen and Stan Meyers. Brother of Valerie, Ian, Jean and the late Selwyn, Ailsa, George, Keith and Leslie. A service for Ron will be held at The Lychway Chapel, 5 Roy Street, Palmerston North on Tuesday 9 August 2022, at 1.00pm, followed by private cremation. Special thanks to St John Ambulance, Care on Call, Arohanui Hospice and all their staff for your service throughout the years.

DOULL, Jeanette Lampra Muir

Jeanette Lampra Muir:
19.2.1948 – 31.7.2022
Passed away peacefully at Julia Wallace Retirement Village. Dearly loved wife of Graham, dearly loved mother of Robert and Daniel. Loved mother-in-law to Jen, and Nana to Alice. Much loved sister of Julian, Tina (deceased) and Liz (deceased). At peace after the harsh onslaught of dementia and lung cancer. Grateful thanks to the staff at Julia Wallace Hospital Unit, and to the palliative care team at Arohanui Hospice. In lieu of flowers, a donation to the NZ Brain Research Institute would be appreciated, and can be left at the service. A celebration of Jeanette’s life will be held at The Lychway Chapel, 5 Roy Street, Palmerston North, on Friday 12 August 2022 at 2.00pm. Messages can be sent to the Doull family, c/- PO Box 1014, Palmerston North.

WHITE, Mary Patricia

WHITE, Mary Patricia:
Passed away at her home aged 57 years. Dearly loved mother of Patricia, Christine, Jesse and Chloe, and adored Nana to all her grandchildren. A treasured friend to many. A service to celebrate Mary’s life will be held at the Tararua Club, 15 Tararua St, Pahiatua, on Thursday 4 August 2022 at 11.00am, followed by interment at the Waikare Urupa. Messages can be sent to Mary’s family, c/- PO Box 1014, Palmerston North.

LANGFORD, Margaret Irene

LANGFORD, Margaret Irene:
Of Palmerston North. Passed peacefully at home on Sunday 10 July 2022. Loved Mum to Claire, Mark, Andrew (deceased), Stephanie, Nicholas, Katherine and Matthew; Nana (Margaret) to Rachel, Joshua, Brigette, Thomas, Jack, Alexandra, Grace and Francesca. Great-Nana to Fergus, Oliver, George, Charlie, Harper, Pippa and Arlo. She has now been reunited with her son, Andrew. Margaret’s service will be held on Wednesday 20 July at 1.30pm in The Chapel of the Cathedral of the Holy Spirit, 197 Broadway Avenue, Palmerston North. The family requests donations to Leukaemia & Blood Cancer NZ in lieu of flowers.

PAINTER, Sandra Marie

PAINTER, Sandra Marie:
Of Rangiotu. Passed away suddenly at home on Saturday 9th July 2022, aged 47 years. Dearly loved wife of Daniel, loved mum of Joseph and Kayla, and Amber, adored Nandy of RJ, CJ, and Oli. Family and friends are invited to a celebration of Sandra’s life at The Lychway Chapel, 5 Roy Street, Palmerston North, on Friday 15th July 2022 at 9.30am. Messages to the Painter family, C/- PO Box 1014, Palmerston North.

McQUEEN, June Christina

McQUEEN, June Christina:
Passed away on Friday, July 8, 2022. Reunited with her beloved Noel. Much loved mum of Jayne, Carolyn, Sandi & Shane, and Michelle & Shane. Cherished Nana of Jo & Terry, Charla, Tegan, Dylan and Maddy. Great-nana of Ryan and Briar.
“Already missed
but loved forever.”
A service to celebrate June’s life will be held in The Lychway Chapel, 5 Roy St, Palmerston North on Friday, July 15, at 1.00pm. No flowers by request please.


Passed away peacefully in her sleep on Tuesday 5 July 2022 at Ultimate Care Aroha, Palmerston North. Aged 90 years. Dearly loved wife of the late James (Jim). Dearly loved mother of Kevin, Graeme and Wayne, and loved mother-in-law of Peka and Robyn. Loved Nana of Kylie, Jemma and Natasha, Natalie and Steve, and Rhiannon, and great-grandmother of Finn and Maxiun, Emillio and Audrey. A service for Irene will be held at The Lychway Chapel, 5 Roy Street, Palmerston North, on Wednesday 13 July 2022 10.30am, followed by interment at Kelvin Grove Cemetery, James Line, Palmerston North. Special thanks to Hem and all the nursing staff at Aroha. Messages can be sent to the Neilson family, c/- PO Box 1014, Palmerston North.