FARRELLY, Vanessa June

FARRELLY, Vanessa June:
Formerly of Palmerston North. Passed away on August 18, 2018, while in hospital. Aged 76 years. Matriarch of the Farrelly family; Andrew, Stefan (London), Estelle and Matthew. Brother Nigel Pittar (Spain/UK), parents Alfred Pittar and Mabel June Collins (Denham, UK). Loved wife of the late Kent Albert Joseph Farrelly. Vanessa taught at Q.E.C. from 1977 to 1987 and PNGHS in the late 1980’s through the 1990s. A funeral for Vanessa will be held at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 96 Shamrock St, Palmerston North, on Saturday, August 25 at 2.00pm. All welcome. Messages can be sent to the Farrelly family, c/- PO Box 1014, Palmerston North.

ELLIOTT, Barbara May

ELLIOTT, Barbara May:
Passed away very peacefully with her family by her side, after a short illness, at the Palmerston North Hospital on Wednesday 22 August 2018. Aged 88 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Edmund. Absolutely loved mother of Faye. Dearly loved sister and sister-in-law of Bill & Lyn; David (dec) & Heather; Don & Dawn; Bob & Desma; and Richard. A treasured aunty to all her nieces and nephews and a special friend of June and her whanau. A service for Barbara will be held at The Lychway Chapel, 5 Roy Street, Palmerston North, on Tuesday 28 August 2018 at 10.30am, followed by private cremation. Messages can be sent to the Elliot family, c/- PO Box 1014, Palmerston North.

THOMSON, Kay Patricia

THOMSON, Kay Patricia:
On Thursday 16 August 2018, aged 76 years. Daughter of the late Dorothy and Ian. Loved sister and sister-in-law to Russell & Gillian, and Peter & Pauline. Aunt to Linda, Bruce, Richard, Simon, Janet, Diane & Andy, and a Great-Aunt to many. Sincere thanks to the staff at Arohanui Hospice for their special care. Thank you to her friends who have cared for Kay before and during her illness. According to Kay’s wishes a private burial has been held.

FLETCHER, June Anslow (nee Boyden)

FLETCHER, June Anslow
(nee Boyden):
Passed away peacefully at Olive Tree Rest Home on Thursday 5th July 2018, aged 79. Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Lynette and Vaughan Cruden, Dean Moffat (dec) and Carol and Neale Kendall. Cherished Nana of Katie, Devon and Hadley Moffat, Abbey Kendall and Rose and Jed Cruden. Loved sister and sister-in-law of Shirley and Bill Larsen (dec), Harvey and Pat Boyden, Kingsley (dec) and Trish Fletcher, and John and Edith MacGibbon. At June’s request a private funeral will be held. Friends and family are invited to an afternoon tea celebration of her life at Olive Tree Village Community Centre, Olive Tree Grove, Palmerston North, at 2.00pm on Tuesday 10th July. Messages to L. Cruden, PO Box 9056, Palmerston North 4441.

CLARK, Roger Carl Nelson

CLARK, Roger Carl Nelson:
Passed away on Monday, 2 July 2018 at Palmerston North Hospital, aged 76 years. Beloved husband of Jennifer (Jenny). Cherished father of Carmen, Jason, Daniel and Shelley, and loved grandad to 12 grandchildren. A service for Roger will be held at The Lychway Chapel, 5 Roy Street, Palmerston North, today (Thursday), 5 July 2018 at 3.00pm. In lieu of flowers a donation to the Leukaemia Foundation would be appreciated.

HILL, Allan Peter (Luna)

HILL, Allan Peter (Luna):
Tragically as the result of an accident on Saturday 30 June 2018. Aged 24 years. Much loved son of Peter; and Katherine and Lee. Loved brother of Samuel, Ezra and Kaitlin. A service to celebrate Allan’s life will be held in The Lychway Chapel, 5 Roy Street, Palmerston North, on Thursday 5 July 2018 at 11.00am, followed by interment at Kelvin Grove Lawn Cemetery, James Line, Palmerston North. Messages can be sent to Allan’s family, c/- PO Box 1014, Palmerston North.

RAUHIHI,  Michael Edward Thomas Tama Tauria Te Kaeaea (Mike/Mick)

Michael Edward Thomas
Tama Tauria Te Kaeaea
Of Palmerston North, 1 July 2018, aged 70, peacefully surrounded by family. Loved husband of Judy, father of Dean, Keri (deceased), Sharon and Shayne. Koro of Emerson, Logan, Te Kaeaea and Iraiah Kirianu. Loved brother, brother-in-law and friend. Mike is lying in state at home and then on to Poutu Marae, Shannon, from Tuesday 3 July until his Funeral Service on Thursday, 5 July, at 11.00am. All messages to 27 Dittmer Drive.
Moe mai e papa haere ki te awhi aroha o o tipuna

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 sue.tanya@yahoo.co.nz or karilynratahi@gmail.com. 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.