COLLIS, Marie Daphne (née Cudby)

COLLIS, Marie Daphne
(née Cudby):
Died peacefully at Ultimate Care Aroha, Palmerston North on Thursday 15 August 2019. Aged 90 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Stan, proud mother and mother-in-law of Fay and Gary Foster (Ashhurst), Gay and Mark Tunnicliffe (Auckland), Gordon and Adele Collis (Brisbane), Allan and Roslyn Collis (Wellington) and Jan Collis (Auckland). Grandmother of Mathew, Christopher, Joshua, Bradley, Benjamin, Mitchell, Grace, Oliver, Florence and Luke and 9 great-grandchildren. A private service for Marie has been held. Messages can be sent to the Collis family, c/- PO Box 1014, Palmerston North.

BATTERSBY, Ngara Betty (nee Houlbrooke)

BATTERSBY, Ngara Betty
(nee Houlbrooke):
Died 15th August 2019 peacefully at Cook Street Nursing Care Centre, Palmerston North, aged 92 years. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Keith and Monica, Bruce and Trish, Anne, John and Kate, and nana to all of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. A service and reception to give thanks for Ngara’s life will be held at The Lychway, 5 Roy Street, Palmerston North, on Thursday 22nd August at 2.00pm.

VENDT, Vivienne Gweneth

VENDT, Vivienne Gweneth:
On 7th August 2019, aged 90. Dearest and much-loved wife of Gordon for the past
69 years. Loved and loving mother and mother-in-law of Gail & Kevin (deceased); Wayne (deceased) & Pauline; Rhonda (deceased) & Rod; Ashley & Christine and Cheryl & Phil. Loving grandmother to 12 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
Sleeping peacefully while awaiting the resurrection when we’ll meet again.
A service for Vivienne will be held at The Kingdom Hall,
6 Colombo Street, Palmerston North on Tuesday, 13th August 2019, at 1.00pm. Family messages to: Vendt Family, 504B Church Street, Palmerston North 4410.

GORTON,  William Frederick (Fred)

GORTON,
William Frederick (Fred):
Peacefully at Metlifecare on Monday 5 August 2019, aged 91, very enjoyable years. Much loved husband of the late Pauline. Loved father and father-in-law of Pete and Louise, Mark and Janine. Loved “GrandPa” of Sarah, Chelsea, Adelaide and Mathew.
“Quite a character, and always entertaining – you’ll be missed by many Freddie.”
A service to celebrate the life of Fred will be held at the Manfield Event Centre Suites, access from 59 South Street, Feilding, on Saturday 17 August 2019, at 1.00pm, followed by private cremation. Messages can be sent to the Gorton family, c/- PO Box 1014, Palmerston North.

PURCHAS, Barbara Jeanne

PURCHAS, Barbara Jeanne:
On August 7, 2019, peacefully in her sleep at home in Palmerston North. Aged 77 years. Dearly loved wife of Roger for 51 years. Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Geoff & Julie (Feilding), and Chris and Fiona (Wellington). Beloved Baba of Joel, Archie, and Ella and special Nana Barbara to Patrice. And extended family in NZ and the USA. A service to celebrate Barbara’s life will be held at Wesley Broadway Methodist Church, 264 Broadway Avenue, Palmerston North, on Thursday 15 August 2019, at 10.30am. In lieu of flowers, donations to World Vision would be appreciated, or may be left at the service. Messages can be sent to the Puchas family, c/- PO Box 1014, Palmerston North.

WHAKARAU, Lynda Louise

WHAKARAU, Lynda Louise:
Passed away peacefully on Wednesday 7 August 2019, at Chiswick Park Rest Home surrounded by her loving family. Aged 69 years. Dearly loved Mum and mother-in-law of Dion and Nikki; Michelle and Craig; and Danielle and Josh. Loved Nana of Mikayla, Katelyn, Caleb and Liam. Much loved by all her siblings. The family would like to thank Chiswick Park for all their love and care of Lynda. A service will be held at The Lychway Chapel, 5 Roy Street, Palmerston North, on Monday 12 August 2019, at 1.00pm, followed by cremation. Messages can be sent to the family, c/- PO Box 1014, Palmerston North.

BEALE, Lynette Margaret (Lyne) (née Pilcher)

BEALE,
Lynette Margaret (Lyne)
(née Pilcher):
Who passed away suddenly on 3rd August 2019. Loved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend, whose compassion and big heart touched all of those she met. Please join us in farewelling Lyne at the Holy Trinity Anglican Church, 2 Amelia Street, Woodville, on Saturday 10th August 2019, followed by a light afternoon tea at Woodville Racecourse, 1014 McLean Street, Woodville, after the service.

MANN, James Christensen

MANN, James Christensen:
On 1st August 2019 passed away peacefully at the Cook Street Nursing Care Centre, Palmerston North, in his 92nd year. A funeral service to commemorate James’ life will be held at The Lychway Chapel, 5 Roy Street, Palmerston North, on Wednesday 7 August 2019 at 10.30am, followed by private cremation. Messages of condolences to be sent c/- PO Box 1014, Palmerston North.

WHITE, Michael Thomas

WHITE, Michael Thomas:
Michael, aged 63, passed away unexpectedly at his home on July 29, 2019.
A most loved son of the late Walter (Snow) and Pat. Michael was much loved by his many relatives in Australia and throughout NZ and such a huge number of friends. The suddenness has caused shock and disbelief for all. According to Michael’s wishes he has been cremated privately. To share stories, celebrate Michael’s life, to give and receive support there will be an informal gathering, a Wake, at 11.00am on Saturday 17th August at The Lychway Lounge, 5 Roy Street, Palmerston North. Bring your anecdotes and let us all learn more, from each other, about the many faces of Michael. To his Harley friends please bring your bikes to honour Michael. Any questions etc can come to Adrianne 027 2836317 or adrianne01@xtra.co.nz
Sleep peacefully Michael

ELLINGHAM, Valarie Lee (Sally)

ELLINGHAM,
Valarie Lee (Sally):
Peacefully at Palmerston North Hospital on Thursday 1 August 2019, aged 88 years. Loved daughter of the late Selwyn and Catherine (Pete). Loved sister and sister-in-law of Dick and Lorna. Loved aunt of Craig and Nicky; Julie and Darren; Heather and Steve; and Pete and Jannine and families. A service to celebrate Sally’s life will be held in St Peter’s Anglican Church, 18 Albert Street, Pahiatua, on Wednesday 7 August 2019 at 11.00am, followed by private family interment. Messages can be sent to Sally’s family, c/- PO Box 1014, Palmerston North.