ILLINGWORTH, Sandra Marie (née Wood)

Sandra Marie (née Wood):
With great sadness, Sandra passed away at Arohanui Hospice on Thursday 25th March 2021, aged 58. Sandra was a much loved daughter, sister, a treasured wife of Robert for 36 years, adored mum of Teghan and Rebekah, a loved sister-in-law, aunty and a great friend to all. Thank you to everyone who sent cards, messages, flowers, etc. At Sandra’s request a private cremation and service has been held. Messages can be sent to Sandra’s family, c/- 20 Grange Place, Milson, Palmerston North.

FROST, Richard John (John, Jack):

Richard John (John, Jack):
Reg No 2383652, Royal Signals Corps, George Cross. Born London England, passed away peacefully at Brightwater Rest Home, Palmerston North, Thursday 1st April 2021, aged 97 years. Loved husband of the late Martha (Mart) Frost (née Steenstra); father of John and Jacqui Frost and Caroline and James Lockhart. Grandfather of Chloe, Nicolas and Liam; Sarah, Rebekah and Anneke. Messages c/- 134 Stanford Street, Ashhurst. A private wake was held at Brightwater Rest Home with family, staff and residents on Saturday 3rd April. Our heartfelt gratitude is extended to everyone who cared for, sang with, and was a companion to John, including Zephyr the cat, in this last chapter of John’s (Frosty’s) life at Brightwater.

CLAPPERTON, Edward Albert (Eddie)

Edward Albert (Eddie):
With great sadness, Eddie passed away on March 31, 2021, at Ultimate Care Aroha, aged 85. A loved son, brother, cherished husband of 61 years to Deanne, adored dad to Rex, Brent, Angela and Janeene, loved poppa of 6 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren and a great mate to many. In accordance with the family’s wishes, a service has been held for Eddie. Messages to Eddie’s family can be sent c/- PO Box 145, Rongotea.

CLARK, Chester Philip Norton

CLARK, Chester
Philip Norton: ZL2AFJ
At Wellington ICU on Monday 5 April 2021 with Judith holding his hand. Aged 74. Cherished husband and very best friend of Judith. Dearly loved and respected father, father-in-law and Pop of Richard, Monique, Theo and Xanthe (Dusseldorf); Andrew, Ivy, Eliza and Joe (Sydney); Nicki and Anna (Melbourne). Loved brother of Stephanie and Merilee. A loved brother-in-law and uncle. Chester was a humble, stoic, strong family man and respected friend to many. He battled his health issues in a positive way for thirteen years and is now at peace. Messages to the Clark Family, c/- Box 1014, Palmerston North 4440. A private cremation has been held. A celebration of Chester’s life will be held at The Lychway, 5 Roy Street, Palmerston North, on Friday 23 April, at 11.00am. In lieu of flowers, a donation to the Manawatu Amateur Radio Society would be appreciated. A box for donations will be available at the service.

MADEN, Doreen Joyce (Joy)

MADEN, Doreen Joyce (Joy)

Passed away peacefully at Ultimate Aroha Lifecare on Saturday 13 March 2021, aged 95.  Loved wife of the late Les.  Loved mother of Bruce and Elizabeth, Judy and Brian Stagg & Ross and Lynley.  Loved Granny Joy of all her grandchildren and greatgrandchildren.  Loved sister of Margaret Arnold.  For anyone wishing to pay their respects to Joy she will be at her home at 420 Tremaine Ave on Thursday from 10 am to 2 pm.  A service for Joy will be held at The Lychway Chapel, 5 Roy Street, Palmerston North on Friday 19 March 2021 at 2 pm followed by private cremation. Messages can be sent to Joy’s family, c/- PO Box 1014, Palmerston North.

BALL, Doreen Rose

BALL, Doreen Rose:
With great sadness we announce that Doreen passed away on 12th March 2021, after a short illness, aged 86. Loved wife of the late Richard. Loving mum of Steven and Jodi, Angela and Glenn, and Christopher. Adored Nana of Mikki, Matthew, Braeden, Nicholas, Charlotte, Nathan, Phillipa and all of her great-grandchildren. With respect to her wishes, Doreen has been cremated. The family invite you to celebrate Doreen’s life at a memorial service held in The Lychway Chapel, 5 Roy Street, Palmerston North, on Thursday 18th March 2021, at 1.30pm. All welcome. Messages to the Ball family, c/- PO Box 1014, Palmerston North.

GILCHRIST, Andrew Neal (Neal)

Andrew Neal (Neal):
Passed away peacefully at Palmerston Manor Lifecare on Sunday 14 March 2021, in his 83rd year. Dearly loved and loving husband of the late Joan for 47 years. Dearly loved father of Mark; and Louise Hampson. Grandpa to Ashley, Dana, LB, Cameron, Dominique, Jacoba and Camden and Great-Grandpa to all his great-grandchildren. Loved brother of Mary Hawke and June McDonald. A service for Neal will be held at The Lychway Chapel, 5 Roy Street, Palmerston North, on Thursday 18 March 2021 at 10.00am, followed by interment at the Kelvin Grove Cemetery. Messages can be sent to the Gilchrist family, c/- PO Box 1014, Palmerston North.

DICK, Gordon Charles

DICK, Gordon Charles:
Of Pahiatua. On Sunday 7 March 2021, peacefully at Waireka Home, Pahiatua, aged 86 years. Loved husband of the late Maureen, loved father and father-in-law of Murray and Lynn (Silverstream), Lorraine and Neal (Naenae), loved Grandad to Paul and Chase and loved Great-Grandad to Brooklyn. A celebration of Gordon’s life will be held in St Paul’s Union Church, corner Huia and Arthur Streets, Pahiatua, on Friday 12 March 2021, at 1.00pm. In lieu of flowers a donation to the Waireka Trust, PO Box 1242, Palmerston North would be appreciated or will be received at the service. Thanks to Waireka staff, Aunty Janice and Uncle Norm. Messages can be sent to Gordon’s family, c/- PO Box 1014, Palmerston North.

LOCKE, Robert John (Bob)

LOCKE, Robert John (Bob):
Passed away in the presence of his family on Saturday 6th March 2021, at the Masonic Court Rest Home, in his 74th year. Much loved father of Maureen, Gloria, and Victoria. A proud grandfather to Rani, Caleb, and Banner. A loved brother and brother-in-law of Helen and Gavin, and Maureen, and uncle to Andrew. Following Bob’s wishes, a private funeral service will be held. In lieu of flowers, a donation to The Masonic Court Rest Home may be made. Messages can be sent to the Locke family, c/- PO Box 1014, Palmerston North.

McINTYRE, Neil Robert

McINTYRE, Neil Robert:
Passed away peacefully at Woodlands Rest Home, Feilding, on Monday 1 March 2021. Aged 78 years. Dearly loved son of Robert and Dorothy McIntyre (both deceased). Loved brother of Marion (deceased). Much respected uncle of Elizabeth, Judith and Alisdair. Great-uncle of Alexander, Francesca and Adam. Due to Covid-19 a private cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at a later date to be advised in this publication.