VERMEER, Sari

VERMEER, Sari:
Aged 92. Passed away peacefully at Waireka Care Home on Wednesday 22 September 2021. Adored wife of Gert (deceased). Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Gert and Christine, Joost and Cherie, Margaret and Garry (deceased), Bub (deceased), Marian and Andy, Robert (deceased) and Jane, Shane and Margareta, Kelly and Oma of her 17 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren. The family wish to thank all the staff at Waireka Care Home for the many years of loving care Sari received. A private service has been held.

MANGIN, Ramon Walter

MANGIN, Ramon Walter:
Our beloved father, grandfather and great-grandfather, husband to Marita Mangin, peacefully passed away on Friday, September 3, 2021, in Palmerston North, aged 86. Family and friends will be holding a Memorial service for Ray at Lychway Funeral Directors, on October 2, at 5 Roy Street, Palmerston North at 1.00pm.

ONAS, Arghiro (Rebecca)

ONAS, Arghiro (Rebecca):
Passed away peacefully on Sunday 5th September 2021 at Palmerston North Hospital. Dearly loved wife of the late Andrew, and loved and respected mother and mother-in-law of Stella and Jim Bares and George and Penny. Loved grandmother of Andrew and Jonathan, Abbie and Jeremy, & great-grandmother of Oliver, Eva, Harry and Eddie. Special thanks to the staff at Ward 25 (OPAL) for caring for Mum. A covid restricted service for Rebecca will be held today at the Sacred Church of St John the Forerunner, 30 Rochester St, Palmerston North, and thereafter interment at Kelvin Grove Cemetery. In lieu of floral tributes donations may be made to the Church of St John or left at the service.

SMETHURST, Brenda

SMETHURST, Brenda:
Aged 83 years. Passed away peacefully in the presence of family on September 5, 2021, at Julia Wallace Retirement Village, Palmerston North. Brenda led a wonderful life and left behind many cherished memories. She will be remembered fondly by her husband Arthur, loved mother and mother-in-law of Leigh and Rachel, Dean and Annelise, Kim and Dave. Loved grandmother of Chelsea and Madison, Jed, Riki and Ella. Great-grandmother of Benjamin, Stanley and Vincent. A private cremation has been held, interment will follow at Ohope Beach in the New Year. A very special thank you to Sany and his hospital team at Julia Wallace for their care and compassion shown towards Brenda. Messages to PO BOX 5187, Palmerston North.

KING, Trevor George William

KING,
Trevor George William:
22.04.1934 – 06.09.2021
Reg No 35389, Corporal, Veteran of Malaya and Antarctica.
Dearly loved husband of Oriwa (Ollie) for 58 years. Beloved eldest son of the late Len and Rona King. Much loved brother of the late Len, Valerie and the late Bob, Cheryl and the late Graham, and Lindsay Baker. Loved uncle of Robert and Shane Rutherford, Jackie, Lennie, Paul (Bushy) and Trevor King, Graham, Andy and Michael Lovegrove and all their families. Dearly loved stepdad of Linda and Poppa of Taryn and Matt. Great Poppa of Olivia and Liam Baines. Due to Covid restrictions a private family service to be held on 10 September 2021 followed by interment at Kelvin Grove Cemetery, Palmerston North. Grateful thanks to Olive Tree and Arohanui Hospice for their wonderful care. Donations to Arohanui Hospice can be posted to PO Box 5349, Palmerston North. Please forward messages to Trevor’s family, c/- PO Box 1014, Palmerston North.

KING, Oriwa (Ollie) (nee Poutu)

KING,
Oriwa (Ollie) (née Poutu):
16.12.1933 – 04.09.2021
– 87 years young.
Beloved wife of Trevor King, mother of Linda Watson (deceased). Nanna of Taryn Baines and Great-Nanna of Olivia and Liam Baines. Much loved by all her Whanau. Due to Covid restrictions a private family service was held on Monday 6 September 2021, followed by interment at Kelvin Grove Cemetery, Palmerston North. Grateful thanks to the Palmerston North Hospital and Arohanui Hospice for their loving care of Oriwa.

PHILLIPS, Paul Cameron

PHILLIPS, Paul Cameron:

Passed away peacefully in the Palmerston North Hospital on Sunday August 29, 2021. Aged 58 years. Dearly loved son of Fran and Dave Gibbs and the late Reginald Paul Perepe-Perana (Phillips). At his request and due to COVID level 4 lockdown cremation has already taken place and a celebration of his life will be announced at a later date. He will be sadly missed by his large family of nine siblings and many nieces and nephews. Grateful thanks to his daughter Amber-Jane for being by his side during his last days.

VUKCEVIC, Slavko

VUKCEVIC, Slavko:
Passed away at his home peacefully, holding the hand of his beloved wife, after a long battle. Very much loved by his loving wife Anka for 52 years. Loved and respected father and father-in-law of Michael & Kiri; and Lazar. And a much loved grandfather to Luka, Noah; and Danielle. Due to the current Covid restrictions a private burial will take place with a memorial service to be held at a later date once the current restrictions allow. The family wish to acknowledge the help and support of all the doctors, nurses & hospice staff for their loving care and support during Slavko’s journey. Messages can be sent to the Vukcevic family c/- PO Box 1014, Palmerston North.

STRAWBRIDGE, June Sarah Grace (nee Oke)

STRAWBRIDGE,
June Sarah Grace
(nee Oke):
Passed away peacefully at the Masonic Court Rest Home PN on Monday 23rd August 2021, aged 91. Dearly loved wife of the late Mervyn, much loved mother and mother-in-law to Tony & Glenys, Wayne & Sharleen, Suzanne (dec), and Deborah. A beloved Nana to all her grandchildren, great & great-great-grandchildren
“Loved By Many”
A big thank you to all the wonderful staff at the Masonic Court Rest Home. Due to Covid restrictions a Private Cremation has been held, and a private interment at Kelvin Grove Cemetery will be held at a later date. Any messages can be sent to the Strawbridge Family, c/- 5 Severn Terrace, Roslyn 4414, Palmerston North.

RICHFIELD, David James (Kermit)

RICHFIELD,
David James (Kermit):
Passed away peacefully at home on Friday 13 August 2021, aged 59. Son of Brian and Peggy. Brother to Cheryl, Judith and Diane. Loved uncle of Valerie, Thomas, Monica and Alice. Best mate of ‘Mog’ (the cat). Private cremation has been held. Thank you to the great team at Arohanui Hospice. A donation to Arohanui in David’s memory can be posted to PO Box 5349, Palmerston North. Messages to can be sent to the Richfield family, PO Box 1014, Palmerston North.