TE WHATU, Jean Elaine (Elaine)

TE WHATU,
Jean Elaine (Elaine):
10.10.1945 – 11.5.2022
Of Palmerston North. Passed peacefully at Palmerston Manor with family by her side. Loving wife of the late Maurice Morehu Te Whatu. Loved partner of Edward (Ted). Cherished mother of Maraea and Larry, Tania and Mike, Wayne and Debbie, Maurice (dec), Pearl and Sam, Brenda and Ian, Darryl and Lenora, Teresa, Sharon (dec). Loved Grandmother to all her Grandchildren, Great-Grandchildren and Great-Great-Grandchildren. Loved very much by her family in Australia. Thank you to the wonderful staff at Palmerston Manor for all your care and support. A service to celebrate Elaine’s life will be held at The Lychway Chapel, 5 Roy Street, Palmerston North, on Monday 16 May 2022 at 11.00am, followed by burial at Kelvin Grove Cemetery. Messages to Elaine’s family can be sent to c/- PO Box 1014, Palmerston North 4410.

GEORGIOU, Sally Margaret

GEORGIOU, Sally Margaret:
Passed away on Tuesday 3 May 2022, at home with family by her side. Beloved wife and soulmate of George. The most amazing mother and mother-in-law of Adam and Casey, Nick, and Mattie. Yiayia of Theo. Dearly loved sister and sister-in-law of Grant and Josie, Skot, Irene and John. Cherished aunty, cousin, and dear friend to many. A service to celebrate Sal’s life will be held in The Lychway Chapel, 5 Roy St, Palmerston North on Saturday 7 May at 11.00 am, followed by interment in Kelvin Grove Cemetery. Communications for the Georgiou family can be sent c/o PO Box 1014, Palmerston North 4440.

BARKER, Alan

BARKER, Alan:
Passed away peacefully at the Palmerston North Hospital on Wednesday 27 April 2022. Aged 94 years. Dearly beloved husband of the late Nancy; and cherished partner of Marlene. Dearly loved father and father-in-law of John and Shirley, Judy and Ron, and Peter. A loved grand and great-grandfather to all his grandchildren. A service for Alan will be held at The Lychway Chapel, 5 Roy Street, Palmerston North on Monday 2 May 2022 at 1.30pm, followed by a private cremation. Messages can be sent to the Barker family, c/- PO Box 1014, Palmerston North or left at www.thelychway.co.nz

PENN, Stephen William

PENN, Stephen William:
Passed away doing what he loved at Palmerston North Speedway, on Sunday 24th April 2022, aged 41 years. Much loved and loving husband of Vanessa. Much loved and adored father to Brooke and Kyla. Loved son and son-in-law of Neville (deceased) and Rosie, Jill and Kevin. Loving brother and brother-in-law of Sharon, Kevin and Hollie, Jillian and Brent, and Kirsty. Much loved uncle to all his nieces and nephews. Great friend to many. Family and friends are invited to a service to celebrate Stephen’s life at Central Energy Trust, Arena 2, on Thursday 28th April 2022 at 11.00am. Entry to the service is via Pascal Street. Messages for Stephen’s family can be sent to PO Box 1014, Palmerston North. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Starship Hospital, Auckland.

MUIR, Douglas Neil

MUIR, Douglas Neil:
On Saturday 16 April 2022, Doug passed away peacefully at Wellington Hospital, surrounded by his wife and kids, aged 52. Dearly loved husband of 30 years and best friend of Rachael. Cherished dad and father-in-law of Jesse and Emma, and Kayla. Much loved son of Margaret and Neil, and step-son of Robert. Brother of Geoffrey, Jenny, Andrew & Kirsty. The family are forever grateful for St John Ambulance, and the incredible nurses and doctors at Palmerston North Hospital and Wellington Hospital, for their wonderful care of Doug. A service to celebrate Doug’s life will be held in The Lychway Chapel, 5 Roy Street, Palmerston North, on Saturday 23 April at 11.00am, followed by private cremation. In lieu of flowers, donations via www.stjohn.org.nz or www.cancer.org.nz would be very much appreciated and may also be left at the service. For those unable to attend, the service will be livestreamed, please contact The Lychway Funeral Directors for details.

MATTHEWS, Brian

MATTHEWS, Brian:
Passed away suddenly on Saturday 16 April 2022, aged 72 years. Dearly loved husband of Nelly. Loved father and father-in-law of Alton and Shelley, Mikara and Emma, Cristian and Carla Tot, and Razvan Tot. Grandpa to Blake, Tyler, Harrison and Luca. 5Former husband of Nane Matthews. A service to celebrate Brian’s life will be held in The Lychway Chapel, 5 Roy St, Palmerston North, on Tuesday 26 April at 11.00am, followed by private cremation.

SAYLES, Jessie McAndrew

SAYLES, Jessie McAndrew:
Passed away in peacefully in her sleep at her home on Thursday 14 April 2022; aged 93 years. Loving wife for 74 years of Tasman. Loving mother and mother in law of John and Sue; Margert; and Robert (deceased) and a loving grandmother and great-grandmother to all her grandchildren. A service for Jessie will be held at The Lychway Chapel, 5 Roy Street, Palmerston North, on Wednesday 20 April 2022, at 1.30pm, followed by private cremation. Messages to Sayles family, c/- PO Box 1014, Palmerston North. For those unable to attend, the service will be livestreamed, please contact the Lychway for logon details.

SHILTON, Margaret Adelaid

SHILTON, Margaret Adelaid:
Passed away peacefully on Tuesday 12 April 2022 in Palmerston North Hospital, aged 85 years. Beloved wife of the late Pete. Dearly loved mother of Allen, Rosemarie, Jenny, Peter (deceased), and Brenda. Treasured mother-in-law, grandmother and nan, great-grandmother, and great-great-grandmother. A service to celebrate Margaret’s life will be held in The Lychway Chapel, 5 Roy St, Palmerston North, on Thursday 21 April at 11.00am, followed by private cremation.

GALYER, Ronald Eric (Ron, Rusty, Rabby)

GALYER, Ronald Eric
(Ron, Rusty, Rabby):
Passed away peacefully, aged 86 years. Beloved husband and lifelong companion of Nola. Loved father and father-in-law of Jeff and Kristina (Taupo), Graeme and Lani (NZ/USA). Brother and brother-in-law of Miriam and Fred (Greytown), Joan and Edmund (Wellington), Jean and Brian (Whanganui), Edna and Ray (both deceased). Treasured ‘Ron’ of his extended family. Ron was called home for a well deserved rest on Saturday 16 April 2022 in the loving care of Arohanui Hospice with family by his side. A celebration of Ron’s life will be held in The Lychway Chapel, 5 Roy St, Palmerston North, on Friday 22 April at 11.00am, followed by private cremation. In lieu of flowers, a contribution to Arohanui Hospice to continue their devoted care would be appreciated.

PAUSĒ, Caitlin Clare: PHD

PAUSĒ, Caitlin Clare: PHD
Passed away peacefully in her sleep at home on Thursday 24 March 2022 aged 42 years young. Dearly loved daughter of Paul and Megan Paus (Midland Texas, USA). Loved and respected by all her aunties, uncles, cousins and friends worldwide. A service for Cat will be held at Wharerata Function Centre, Massey University Campus, Palmerston North, on Friday 8 April 2022 at 11am. In lieu of flowers a donation to Night Rave Greyhounds, 116 Taonui Road, Aorangi, Feilding 4775 where Annie began her journey into Cat’s life would be appreciated.