Richard Lionel (Dick):
With great sadness we announce that Richard passed away on 22nd November 2018 after a short illness, aged 87. Loving husband of Doreen for 63 years. Loving dad of Steven and Jodie, Angela and Glenn, Christopher and Pam. Adored Grandad of Mikki, Matthew, Braeden, Nicholas, Charlotte, Nathan, Phillipa, and all of his great-grandchildren. Loved brother of Margaret and Malcolm (dec). With respect to his wishes, Richard has been cremated. The family invite you to celebrate Dick’s life at a memorial service held at The Lychway Chapel, 5 Roy Street, Palmerston North, on Saturday 1st December at 11.00am. All welcome. Messages to the Ball family, c/- PO Box 1014, Palmerston North.
GORE, Dora Isabell:
Passed away at the Palmerston Manor Rest Home on Saturday 24th November 2018. Aged 73 years. Loved wife of Maurice. Loved mother of Katie (dec) and Maxine. A service for Dora will be held at The Lychway Chapel, 5 Roy Street, Palmerston North, on Wednesday 12 December 2018 at 2.00pm, followed by interment at the Bunnythorpe Cemetery. Messages can be sent to the Gore family, c/- PO Box 1014, Palmerston North.
LOCKHART, Brian Walter:
Passed away peacefully at the Cook Street Nursing Care Centre on Wednesday 14 November 2018, aged 84 years. Dearly loved father and father-in-law of Jennifer deLacy (Palmerston North); Christina and John Keenan (Auckland); Jeanette Richardson (Whanganui); Peter and Lyndy (Wellington); Andrew (England); Teresa and a loved grandad of 11 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. A service for Brian will be held at the Kelvin Grove Crematorium Chapel, James Line, Palmerston North on Tuesday 20 November at 11 am. In lieu of flowers a donation to Alzheimers Manawatu can be left at the service or posted to PO Box 527, Palmerston North 4440. Messages can be sent to Brian’s family, c/- PO Box 1014, Palmerston North.
THANE, David John:
Peacefully in the presence of family on Saturday 20 October 2018, aged 81 years. Loved husband of Jocelyn. Loved father of Craig, Leanne and Haydn, Lisa and David. A much loved Grandad and Great-Grandad of all his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. A service to celebrate of the life of David will be held in The Lychway Chapel, 5 Roy Street, Palmerston North, on Thursday 25 October 2018, at 1.00pm, followed by interment at Kelvin Grove Cemetery. Messages can be sent to the Thane family, c/- PO Box 1014, Palmerston North.
BUXTON, John Robert:
Passed away at home on Thursday 18 October 2018. Aged 69 years. Loved partner of Carole. Loved father of Allan and Donna; Jeremy and Rhonda; Kim; Marcus; Kirsty and David, and a much loved grandfather of his grandchildren. A service to celebrate John’s life will be held in The Lychway Chapel, 5 Roy Street, Palmerston North, on Friday 26 October 2018, at 1.00pm, followed by private cremation. Messages can be sent to the Buxton family, c/- PO Box 1014, Palmerston North.
DURY, Margaret Dell:
Peacefully in the presence of family at Arohanui Hospice on Saturday 20 October 2018, aged 67 years. Loved wife of Geoff. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Clark and Anna, Claire and Brent Slattery; and the late Todd. Loved Nana of Zara, Simone, Elise, Isabelle and Kip. Loved daughter of Henry and the late Hazel Steer. Loved sister and sister-in-law of Graham and Sue Steer. A Service to celebrate the life of Margaret will be held at The Cathedral of the Holy Spirit, 197 Broadway Avenue, Palmerston North on Wednesday 24 October 2018 at 1.30pm followed by private cremation. Messages can be sent to the Dury Family c/o PO Box 1014, Palmerston North. In lieu of flowers donations to the Arohanui Hospice would be appreciated and may be left at the service.
PEARCE, Patricia Esmay
Peacefully at the Arohanui Hospice, Palmerston North on Friday 19 October 2018. Aged 76 years. Beloved wife and best friend of the late Dr Lindsay Ernest Pearce. Treasured mother, mother-in-law and grandmother of David, Milja and CJ Pearce; Alison, Eve and Alex Lucinsky; Rachel, Mark, Rebekah and Matt, Joshua, Emma and Caleb Foster; Miriam, Andrew, Claire, Daniel and Erin Wallace. Great-grandmother of Scarlett. Sister, sister-in-law and aunty of Margaret, Allan, Shelley, Phillipa and families; Alastair, Heather, Steven, Megan and Roger and families. A service to celebrate Patricia’s life will be held at The Lychway Chapel, 5 Roy Street, Palmerston North on Tuesday 23 October 2018 at 2.00pm, thereafter private cremation. Thanks to Dr Bart Baker and the haematology staff and the Arohanui Hospice team for their wonderful care. In lieu of flowers, a donation to Arohanui Hospice, PO Box 5349, Palmerston North would be appreciated and can be left in the Chapel foyer. Messages can be sent to the Pearce family, c/- PO Box 1014, Palmerston North.
Hazel Cicely (nee Jepsen):
On Sunday 14th October 2018, peacefully at Palmerston North Hospital; aged 93 years. Dearly loved sister of Noel Jepsen, Gladys Wheeler, and Marion Morgan (all deceased), and Nancy Cooksley.
Peacefully at home in Palmerston North on Thursday 11 October 2018, aged 87 years. Loving wife of Harry, and cherished mum and mother-in-law of Rose and Scott, Tania and Raymond, Henry and Janya, Regina and Craig, and Laurence. Awesome and devoted Oma to Niamh, Harry, Jessie and Sophie. Treasured by her wider family in Slovenia, Germany and the Netherlands and by many lovely friends in Aotearoa. Josie’s funeral Mass will be celebrated at St Patrick’s, 197 Broadway Avenue (the Cathedral of the Holy Spirit), on Tuesday 16 October at 1.30pm. Warm thanks to friends, family and the health care team for their wonderful care of Mum. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Arohanui Hospice would be appreciated.
The plaque in Mum’s kitchen reads, ”Kissin’ don’t last
good cookin’ do.”
May Josie’s legacy live on!
GORMANLY, Leonie Claire:
An impatient sufferer finally at rest in presence of family, at home, on Thursday 11 October 2018, aged 79 years. Much loved wife of Bernie. Loved mother of Leslie & Jackie; Paul & Jo; David; Grant & Kylie; and Chris & Sonia. Grandmother to Jason, Ashleigh, Sam, Aaron, Ben, Morgan and Jacob. Great-Grandmother to Lucy, Rylee and Charlie Leigh. Sister to Margaret, Phyllis, Bronwen, Sharon, Dennis and the late Ivan. Auntie to many nieces and nephews. A service to celebrate Leonie’s life will be held at the Ashhurst Village Valley Centre, 21 Guildford Street, Ashhurst, on Monday 15 October 2018, at 1.30pm, followed by private cremation. In memory of Leonie a donation to the Arohanui Hospice would be appreciated and may be left at the service