SUE, Peter Robert

SUE, Peter Robert:
Passed away in the presence of his family on June 29, 2018, in his 77th year. Dearly loved husband of Panatahi. Devoted dad, granddad, great granddad (dinga) of Peter and Tracey, Tanya, John, Alisa, Ayana, Jon-Peter, Karilyn, Tyson,
Te Aroha, Ivey Roux, Jordan, Jade, Caleb, Catrina, Brad, James, Melissa, Izaia, Leila, Byron, Paula, Nakita, Te Hoti, Tu Kino, Pantahi, Warren, loved brother and brother-in-law of the Sue and Paku families. Peter will be at 554 Taonui Road, Colyton and a service
to celebrate Peter’s life will be held at the Lychway Chapel,
5 Roy Street, Palmerston North on Tuesday July 3rd, at 11am followed by private cremation at Kelvin Grove. Messages to the “Sue family” may be sent to or No flowers please, in of lieu donations can be made to Arohanui Hospice

TAUNT, George Charles

George TAUNT

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TAUNT, George Charles:
1927 – 2018
CKY 773345, Royal Navy 1945-1948; NZ 12214, Korea 1948-1951. Passed away peacefully on 27 June 2018. Aged 90 years. Loved husband of Kathleen Mary Taunt (deceased). Loved brother of Marion Hollier (England). Loved father of Rosemarie and father-in-law to Robin; father to Gary and Julie. Loved grandad to 12, loved great-grandad of 23 and loved great-great-grandad of 5. A service for George will be at The Lychway Chapel, 5 Roy Street, Palmerston North, on Monday 2 July 2018 at 11.00am, followed by burial at Kelvin Grove Cemetery. A special thanks to Arohanui Hospice and the Manor for taking good care of our dad. In lieu of flowers a donation to Arohanui Hospice may be left at the service or posted to PO Box 5349, Palmerston North. Dad will lie in state at 12 Busby Place until his funeral.


Died peacefully at Metlifecare Palmerston North on Thursday 21 June 2018, aged 91 years. Loving husband of the late Jean. Loved father, father-in-law and grandfather of Rosemary and Grant, Barbara and Andrew, Matthew and Charlotte, Steven, Scott, Peter and Katie. A private cremation has been held. Messages can be sent to the McCallion family, c/- PO Box 1014, Palmerston North.

HARRISON, William Rodney (Rodney)

HARRISON, William Rodney
Passed peacefully at home, with family by his side, on Tuesday 19th June 2018, aged 77. Dearly loved husband and soulmate to Audrey. Loved father to Sharlene, Belinda and Craig. Cherished grandfather to Cody, James, Ryan, Luca and Liam. Loved brother, father-in-law and friend. In accordance with Rodney’s wishes, a private cremation has taken place. A celebration of Rodney’s life will be held at the Levin Cosmopolitan Club, 47-51 Oxford Street, Levin, on Monday 25th June 2018 at 1.30pm. Messages can be sent to the Harrison family, c/- PO Box 1014, Palmerston North.
Always in our hearts, forever loved

CHARLES, Grant Stewart

CHARLES, Grant Stewart:
Passed away peacefully after a courageous battle on Friday 15 June 2018, surrounded by his loving family. Dearly loved life partner of Vicki Wills, and loving dad of Kane and Josh. Much loved son of Lex Charles and Barbara Cornford. Cherished brother of Sharon; and Mark, and loved uncle to Dion. According to Grant’s wishes a private family service was held on Saturday 16 June 2018. Grant’s family wish to thank Arohanui Hospice and the staff of the Haematology Department at Palmerston North Hospital. Messages can be sent to Grant’s family, c/- PO Box 1014, Palmerston North.

MacDONALD, Norman John

MacDONALD, Norman John:
Service No 75858, Corporal, RNZAF. Passed peacefully on Monday 11th June 2018 at Ultimate Care Aroha, Palmerston North, aged 84 years. Dearly loved brother to Don and Betty, brother-in-law to Fay and Ra, father to Jean and Bryan, father-in-law to Mary and Richard, grandfather to Daniela, Corban and Selina; friend to many others. According to Norman’s wishes, a private service will be held to honour his life. Messages to the family can be sent to 4 Kilmister Avenue, Welllington 6011.

HENDERSON,  Peter Thomas

Peter Thomas:
Peacefully at Brightwater Centre on Monday 11 June 2018, aged 85 years. Loved husband of Gillian. Loved father and father-in-law of Warren and Fiona; Linda and Noel; and the late Andrea. Much loved grandfather of Liam and Hayden. A service to celebrate Peter’s life will be held in the Kelvin Grove Crematorium Chapel, James Line, Palmerston North, on Friday 15 June 2018, at 1.30pm. Messages can be sent to the Henderson family, c/- PO Box 1014, Palmerston North.

CLARKE, John Kenneth

CLARKE, John Kenneth:
Passed away peacefully at his home, on 9 June 2018, surrounded by his loving family, aged 84. Dearly loved husband of Rosemary. Loved and respected father and father-in-law of Daniel, Andrew, and Nicholas & Kathryn. Grandfather of Louise, Alistair and Suzanne. And a loved brother and brother-in-law of Billy & Helen, and Olive & Nevin (dec). A service for John will be held at The Lychway Chapel, 5 Roy Street, Palmerston North, on Thursday 14 June 2018, at 10.30am, followed by private cremation. The family wish to acknowledge their thanks for the care given to John by his caregivers, nurses and the staff of Arohanui Hospice.

STEEDMAN,  Gordon Alexander

Gordon Alexander:
Passed away peacefully at Palmerston North Hospital on Tuesday 22 May 2018. Dearly loved son of the late John and Agnes, and brother of the late Agnes, John, Jean, Andrina, Andrew, Peter, Elizabeth, William and Margaret. A private service was held at The Lychway Chapel on Monday 28 May 2018.

DOONEY, Thomas Patrick

DOONEY, Thomas Patrick:
Of Turakina Beach (Koitiata), peacefully passed away on May 25, 2018 aged 78 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Trish Dooney. Loved Father and Poppa. Tom will live in our memories forever. Service to be held at the Turakina Beach Community Hall on May 31, 2018 at 2pm.