SOUTHEY, Joan Isabel

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)

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,
Country Roads”

SIEVERS, Mavis Isobel

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.

WOOTTON, Cheryl Anne (nee Vendt)

Cheryl Anne (nee Vendt):
Passed away suddenly in the presence of her loving family on Monday 2nd December 2019. Dearly loved wife and best friend of Phil. Much loved mum, mum-in-law and rock of Matthew & Jenna; and Michael (Pickle) & Courtney. Second mum to Jonathan; Samantha; and Nicola. Glamma to Ella; Kadin; Ty; Ashton; Caiden; Georgia; and Lachlan. Loved daughter of Gordon and the late Vivienne Vendt. A celebration of Cheryl’s life will be held on Friday 6th December at 1.00pm in The Kingdom Hall, Columbo Street, Palmerston North, followed by private cremation. Messages can be sent to the Wootton family, c/- PO Box 1014, Palmerston North 4410.

WONG, Apolonia Castor (Polly)

Apolonia Castor (Polly):
A service to honour Polly’s life will NOW be held at St Mary’s Catholic Church, 69 Ruahine St, Palmerston North, This Day, Thursday 5th December 2019 at 3.30pm. Please note change of venue and time.

Apolonia Castor (Polly):
With great sadness, Polly passed away at Summerset on Summerhill, Palmerston North, on 2nd December 2019, aged 73. Polly was a much loved daughter, wife, mother, grandmother, aunty and friend to all. Adored by her children Jennifer, Jayson, Eugenio, Kristoffer and her many grandchildren. A service to honour Polly’s life will be held at The Lychway Chapel, 5 Roy Street, Palmerston North, on Thursday 5th December 2019, at 2.00pm, followed by a private cremation. Messages to the Cruz family, c/- PO Box 1014, Palmerston North.

WRIGHT, Darren John

WRIGHT, Darren John:
Darren left us on Saturday 30 November 2019, suddenly but peacefully at Arohanui Hospice, surrounded by his loving family, aged 49 years. A loving husband to Zeze and a loving father to Christophe. Darren was a dearly beloved only son of Eric and Jeanette Wright. Best ever brother to Michelle, Katherine & Hayden. Loving and fun uncle to all his nieces and nephews.
“Forever in our hearts”
A Requiem Mass for Darren will be held at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 96 Shamrock Street, on Friday 6 December 2019, at 1.00pm, followed by burial at the Kelvin Grove Lawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in memory of Darren to Arohanui Hospice. Messages can be sent to the Wright family, c/- PO Box 1014, Palmerston North.

LOVER, Shirley Raie

LOVER, Shirley Raie:
Passed away peacefully at Aroha Rest Home, Palmerston North, on Saturday 30th November 2019. Aged 86. Loved mother of Marilyn, and grandmother of Sara; and a great-grandmother to Kalel. A special thanks to the staff at Aroha for looking after mum so well and to all of mum’s friends who visited and supported her every week, thank you. According to Shirley’s wishes a private funeral service has been held. Messages to the Lover family, c/- PO Box 1014, Palmerston North.

WAITOA, Wallace (Wally)

WAITOA, Wallace (Wally):
With great sadness, Wally passed suddenly on Friday, November 22nd, 2019, aged 59. Much loved husband of Michele, father of Carl, Jeremy and Alysha (dec). Adored grandfather of Tiana, Tylah, Aaliyah, Lianna, George, Jack and Connor. Father-in-law of Jayde and Nicola. Loved son of Kohine and Mick Waitoa. Son-in-law of the late George and Daphne Harvey. Brother of Richard, Kino (dec), Chappy (dec), Beau, Doug (dec) and Yvonne. Loved brother-in-law, uncle, work colleague and a great friend to many. A service to honour Wally will be held at the Lychway Chapel, 5 Roy Street, Palmerston North, on Tuesday 26 November, at 10.00am, followed by a family burial at Kelvin Grove Cemetery, James Line, Palmerston North. Message can be sent to the Waitoa whanau, c/- PO Box 1014, Palmerston North.
E te Whãnau o ngã hau e whã, pupuhi ake te hau o mihi aroha ki a koutou katoa hei tautoko i te whãnau Waitoa i te wã põuri. E kore e mutu ngã mihi ki a koutou. Nõ reira, tenã koutou, tenã koutou, tenã tatou katoa.

DOWNES, Leslie William (Les, Downsey)

DOWNES, Leslie William (Les, Downsey):
Passed away peacefully after a courageous battle on Saturday 9th November 2019. 74 not out. Dearly loved husband and best friend of Dianne and the late Deidre. Dearly loved Dad of Tina, Deb (deceased) and Shelley and Ed, much loved Wu-Tang and Granddad of Malia, Joe, Izaia, Coleman, Grayson and Jessie. A loving great-grandad of his 7 great-grandchildren. A service for Les will be held at The Lychway Chapel, 5 Roy Street, Palmerston North, on Thursday 14th November 2019 at 1.00pm. In lieu of flowers, a donation to the Arohanui Hospice may be left in the Chapel foyer or posted to PO Box 5349, Palmerston North 4414. Messages can be sent to the Downes family, c/- Po Box 1014, Palmerston North.

DURY, Geoffrey Charles (Geoff)

Geoffrey Charles (Geoff):
Passed away peacefully at Palmerston North Hospital on 1st November 2019. Loved father of Clark and Anna, Claire & Brent, and brother of Rosemary & Tod. Adored Dodo to Zara, Simone, Elise, Isabelle & Kip. The family would like to thank Manawatu Golf Club members, staff of Tracgrip, and friends of the family for their kind support. A private family funeral to be held.