POWELL, Zira Catherine (née Clapham)

POWELL, Zira Catherine
(née Clapham):
W.A.L. 5212, WAAF,
RNZAF, WW2
Zira passed away peacefully on Tuesday 11 August 2020. Dearly loved wife of the late Thomas Henry Powell. Loved Aunty and Great-Aunty to all her nieces and nephews. In accordance with Zira’s wishes a private service has taken place. Messages can be sent to Zira’s family, c/- PO Box 1014, Palmerston North.

NEVILL, Jillian Palmer (Jill)

NEVILL, Jillian Palmer (Jill):
Passed away peacefully at Julia Wallace Retirement Village on Sunday 16 August 2020, aged 89 years. Dearly loved mother of Philippa and Anton; Julia and Mark; Tim and Tina; and Peter and Fen. Beloved Grannie Jill of all her grandchildren and dear friend of Chris Nevill. A private family service for Jill is going to be held today 20 August 2020. In lieu of flowers a donation posted to Arohanui Hospice, PO Box 5349, Palmerston North would be appreciated. The family would like to thank all the staff at Julia Wallace for their kind caring support of Jill. Messages can be sent to the Nevill family, c/- PO Box 1014, Palmerston North.

KNOWLES, Shirley Lois

KNOWLES, Shirley Lois:
Passed away peacefully on Thursday 13 August 2020, aged 86 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Robert (Bob) Knowles. Loved sister of Joan (deceased), Alex (deceased), Yvonne (deceased) and Ray. Loved by all her nieces and nephews. In accordance with Shirley’s wishes, a private cremation has taken place. Messages can be sent to Shirley’s family, c/- PO Box 1014, Palmerston North.

BLANDFORD, Margaret Christina (Peggy)

BLANDFORD,
Margaret Christina (Peggy):
Passed away peacefully on Wednesday 12 August 2020 at Julia Wallace Retirement Village, aged 98 years. Beloved wife of the late Ernest (Dick). Loved mother and mother-in-law of Anthony and Trish; and Penny and Geoff. Adored grandmother of Helen, Esther, Nadine (dec) and Jillaine. Loved great-grandma of Zachery, Julia, Natalie and Rory. A private family service for Peggy was held on Monday 17 August 2020. Messages can be sent to the Blandford family, c/- PO Box 1014, Palmerston North.

WEEKES, Noel Graham

WEEKES, Noel Graham:
Passed away peacefully on the 30th July, 2020, aged 71. Loved husband of the late Judith. Loved father of Danielle, and the late Dean. Brother of Brian and Stephen, and brother-in-law of Wayne, Kerrie, John and Linda. Grandfather to Kaleb, Kia and Hailie. A Memorial Service for Noel will be held at The Lychway Chapel, 5 Roy Street, Palmerston North on Friday 21st August, 2020 at 2pm. Messages can be sent to The Weekes family c/- PO Box 1014, Palmerston North.

JOHANSEN, Margaret Jean

JOHANSEN, Margaret Jean:
On Monday 10 August 2020 at Palmerston North, in her 94th year. Beloved wife of the late Rowland, mother of Andrew, Sandra and Bruce Wilson, Stuart and Christine, Paula and Greg Dickson, Karl and Lisa, and much loved Nanny of Susannah and Travis, Maree, Heidi, Stacey, Alice and Beth, Liam, Jessica, Rory, Zachary and Caitlin, and Kassandra and Isabella and her 10 great-grandchildren.
Finally at home with the Lord.
A service for Margaret will be held at The Lychway Chapel, 5 Roy Street, Palmerston North, on Monday 17 August 2020 at 2.00pm.

PRATT, Kevin Alec

PRATT, Kevin Alec:
Passed away after a strong battle at Arohanui Hospice on Wednesday 12 August 2020, aged 67. Loved husband of Margaret. Loved and respected father and father-in-law of Shane and Debbie; Rosy and Tom; Desiree and Will; and Andrea and David, and a loved grandad to all his grandchildren. A loved brother, uncle and friend. A service for Kevin will be held at The Lychway Chapel, 5 Roy Street, Palmerston North, on Tuesday 18 August 2020 at 11.30am, followed by interment at Kelvin Grove Lawn Cemetery, James Line, Palmerston North. In lieu of flowers, a donation to Arohanui Hospice would be appreciated and may be left in the foyer or posted to PO Box 5349, Palmerston North. Messages can be sent to the Pratt family, c/- PO Box 1014, Palmerston North. Kevin was loved and impacted the lives of many.
“The tote has closed”.

PHILLIPS, Lesley Anne:

PHILLIPS, Lesley Anne:
Passed away on 31 July 2020, aged 66 years. Beloved mother of Neil and mother-in-law of Nicole, sister of Janet, David & Jill and Rosemary & David, and aunt of Amanda, Ben, Tom, Joseph and James. Dedicated library worker, needle worker, scholar, expert photographer. Lover of books, horses, birds, poetry, fashion, action movies, Leonard Cohen and Lucinda Williams. No flowers by request. Messages can be sent to the Phillips family at nste077@gmail.com or PO Box 72248, Papakura 2244. A funeral service will be held at The Lychway Chapel, 5 Roy Street, Palmerston North, on Saturday, 22 August, at 1.00pm.

Our matriarch Shirley Catherine Bond (nee Dobson)

Our matriarch
Shirley Catherine Bond (nee Dobson)
passed away 7th August 2020 peacefully at home, aged 96.
We have lost our mother, grandmother, our guide who steered us safely through our lives.
Honoured and cherished by Jojo, Brandon
and Gabi.
Our hearts are broken.
The family would like to extend their heartfelt thanks and gratitude to the Lavender Blue girls, especially Katrina, and to the staff from
Opal and Star 2 for their special care in her
last few weeks.
A service to celebrate Shirley’s life will be held at Lychway Chapel, 5 Roy Street,
Palmerston North, on Thursday 13th August at 1.30pm, followed by a private cremation.
Messages can be sent to the Bond family,
767 Lockwood Road, RD 5,
Palmerston North.

COTTYN, Phillip Adrian

COTTYN, Phillip Adrian:
Phillip passed away unexpectedly on 6th August 2020. Aged 56. Dearly loved partner of Donna, and much treasured son of Kathleen & the late Joseph Cottyn. Friends and family are invited to a memorial service to be held at “Phil’s Bus” Ripa Street, Tangimoana, on Wednesday 12 August 2020, at 11.00am, followed by a private cremation. Refreshments will be served afterwards at Tangimoana boating Club.
“Baby you were born to run”