SHARP, Robert Wade (Bob):
Peacefully passed away on Monday 13 January 2020 surrounded by his loving family at Palmerston North Hospital. Soulmate for 50 years to Christine. Absolutely treasured father and father-in-law to Allen and Sharon; Dianne (deceased); Jannine; Daniel and Billie Jo; Wade and Bee, and adored Grandad to all his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
as he is now at peace”.
A service for Bob will be held at The Lychway Chapel, 5 Roy Street, Palmerston North, on Saturday 18 January 2020 at 10.00am, followed by interment at the Kelvin Grove Lawn Cemetery, James Line, Palmerston North. Messages can be sent to the Sharp family, c/- PO Box 1014, Palmerston North.
Audrey Melba (née Loft):
On Saturday 11 January 2020 peacefully at the Palmerston North Hospital. In her 101st year. Loved wife of the late Greg Woodington. Much loved mum to Carol Chandler and Merinda Pollard. Loved mother-in-law to Tracey Chandler and the late Earl Pollard, and loved nana to Jason Larsen and Kelly Chandler, and all her great-grandchildren. Good friend to Ashley Chandler and the late Eileen Chandler. Special thanks to St John’s and the doctors and nurses at Palmerston North Hospital for looking after Audrey. A service for Audrey will be held at the Kelvin Grove Crematorium Chapel, James Line, Palmerston North, on Thursday 16 January 2020 at 11.00am. In lieu of flowers, please donate to NZ Red Cross or St John NZ. Messages can be sent to Audrey’s family, c/- PO Box 1014, Palmerston North.
William Leo (Bill):
Bill left us peacefully on 7th January 2020 after a brief battle with cancer. Aged 72 years. Loving husband of Barbara, brother to David, father to Paula, Mark, and Jo, father in-law to Rob, Danita and Ray, Grandad to Ashlee, Shanan, Amelia, Tayla, Mya, Bradley and Leeana.
Now at peace
In accordance of Bill’s wishes, a family service has been held. Messages to the Bradley family, c/- 37 Brooklyn Heights Drive, Palmerston North.
Passed away peacefully on Tuesday 7th January 2020, aged 98 years, in Palmerston North. Loved mother of Toluono Opetaia Pasoni & Keisa Pepe Semisi Leauga (dec). Loved Grandma of Christian Lotu & Vanessa Leauga, Gloria Tusiga Leauga, Victoria Lisepa Leauga & Asiata Oceania Lealaisalanoa-Tasi. Loved Great-Grandma of Hunter & Carter Leauga, Rico-James Tasi. There will be a family service at the Congregational Christian Church of Samoa (EFKS), 39 Havelock Avenue, Palmerston North, on Sunday 12th January 2020 at 4.00pm. A funeral service for Tinã will be held at the above venue on Tuesday 14th January 2020 at 10.00am, followed by burial at the Kelvin Grove Cemetery.
Alison Eileen (née Hutton):
Peacefully in the presence of family at Cook Street Nursing Care Centre, on Friday 3 January 2020, aged 69 years. Loved Mum of Rhys, Cushla, Garth, and their families. A service to celebrate the life of Alison will be held in The Lychway Chapel, 5 Roy Street, Palmerston North, on “the day of her birthday” Friday 10 January 2020 at 1.30pm, followed by private cremation. At Alison’s request bright colours are to be worn. All messages to the Beattie family, c/o PO Box 1014, Palmerston North
WILKIN, Merle Aileen (Nan)
Peacefully, at Palmerston North Hospital, on Sunday 22 December 2019, aged 96 years. Much loved wife of the late Alec, loved mother and mother-in-law of Jennifer and Tom Roberts (Palmerston North), John and Trish Wilkin (Bainesse), and Patricia and Ross Ridings (Hunterville). Beloved Nan of her 14 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great-grandchild. We cherish our precious memories.
“The Lord is my shepherd;
I shall not want.”
Presbyterian Service led by Rev Susan Blaikie at The Lychway Chapel, 5 Roy Street, Palmerston North, on Friday 27 December at 11.00am. Messages can be sent to the Wilkin family, c/- PO Box 1014, Palmerston North.
Joy Violetta (née Taylor):
With great sadness Joy passed away peacefully at Palmerston North Hospital on Tuesday 17 December 2019, aged 73 years. Loved daughter of the late Cyril and Nelle Taylor and loved sister of Diane. Wife of Brian (deceased). Loving partner of David. Adored mother of David; Trevor; Deborah; and Julie and mother-in-law of Adam. Cherished Nana to James, Olivia, Sophia and Jesse. Loved aunty and best friend of Liz. A service to celebrate Joy’s life will be held at The Lychway Chapel, 5 Roy Street, Palmerston North, Tomorrow (Friday), 20 December 2019, at 2.00pm, followed by a private cremation. Special thanks to Aroha Rest Home for their love and care. Messages can be sent to Joy’s family, c/- PO Box 1014, Palmerston North.
SOUTHEY, Joan Isabel:
Passed away peacefully after a short illness on Saturday 14 December 2019 at Palmerston North Hospital. Aged 91 years. Beloved wife of the late Stan. Cherished mum & mother-in-law of Peter & the late Dale; Graham & Linda; Tony & Rose; Diane & Dave. Treasured grandmother and great-grandmother. A service for Joan will be held at St Peter’s Anglican Church, 18 Albert Street, Pahiatua, on Friday 20 December 2019 at 11.00am, followed by interment at the Mangatainoka Cemetery. Messages can be sent to the Southey family, c/- PO Box 1014, Palmerston North.
SHANNON, Patricia Anne
Trisha (nee Hanson):
Trisha passed peacefully surrounded by family at Arohanui Hospice, Palmerston North, on Tuesday 10 December 2019, aged 67 years after a long battle with cancer. Dearly loved wife of David. Treasured Mum of Catherine, Patsy and Robert. Adored Nana of Vanessa and David. Loved Mummy of her fur babies. A loved sister, sister-in-law; and auntie. A funeral service for Trisha will be held at the Nireaha Hall, Eketahuna, on Saturday 14 December 2019, at 11.00am, followed by interment at Eketahuna Cemetery. Messages to the Shannon family, c/- PO Box 1014, Palmerston North.
“Take Me Home,
SIEVERS, Mavis Isobel:
Passed away peacefully at Julia Wallace Rest Home, Palmerston North, on 19th October 2019, aged 83. Mavis was the dearly loved youngest daughter of the late Albert and Jeannie Sievers of Sanson; the much loved sister and sister-in-law of the late Jean and Ken Wright, the late Alf Sievers and Reg and the late Tresta Sievers. Mavis was a treasured Aunt of Christine, Barry, Allison and Lester Wright, and their families; Sheri Mckay, the late Carl Sievers and Claire Gadbaw and their families. A private cremation has been held and a service to celebrate her life will take place at The Lychway, 5 Roy Street, Palmerston North, at 2.00pm, on Saturday 7th December. All communications can be sent to Mavis’ family, c/- PO Box 1014, Palmerston North, please. Thanks to Julia Wallace Staff for their care of Mavis.