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RICHARDS, Ishabel Euphemia, (nee McDougall)

Passed away on June 19 2018

Peacefully in Jane Winstone on 19 June 2018, aged 92 years.
Much loved wife of the late Bruce.
Dearly loved Mum of (the late) Heather, Katherine, Margaret, Helen, Sheryl, Denise and their families.
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JOSEPHS-RANGINUI Keanu Wharekiri Murray;

Passed away on June 13 2018

Goodbyes hurt the most when the story was not finished.
Taken 13 years young on 13 June 2018.
Loved and cherished son of Vikki Josephs, and Glen Ranginui, and step-son of Bubs Paranihi. Awesome little brother of…

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WARE, Murray Leonard:

Passed away on June 13 2018

Passed away peacefully at home on 13 June aged 67.  He was a loved family member, friend and colleague of hundreds of Wanganui, Manawatu and Taranaki folk.
A service to celebrate Murray’s life will be held in the…

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VIDLER, Anna Foyer, (McInnes).

Passed away on June 11 2018

Peacefully in Whanganui Hospital on 11th June 2018 in her 94th Year. Dearly loved wife of the late Al Vidler and John McInes. Much loved mum of (the late) Jean and Steve Morgan, Ian and Judy McInnes, Hugh McInnes,…

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CHANNINGS, Andrea Jane (Nee Mora)

Passed away on June 08 2018

On June the 8th peacefully at home surrounded by her family.
Beloved wife and best mate of Ken. Dearly loved mum of Rylee, Alana and Mat, Sian, Casey and Pete, Jess and Patow, and Brody.
Loved Nan…

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NEWTON, Eunice Joyce:

Passed away on June 01 2018

Peacefully at Jane Winstone Hospital on 1 June 2018. Aged 98 years.
“At rest in Christ Jesus her Saviour and Lord”
Dearly loved wife of the late Kenneth. Loved mother and mother in law of John and…

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BROWN, Lelaine Tahipapa Gemma (nee Cribb),

Passed away on May 30 2018

Peacefully in Whanganui Hospital on 30 May 2018, with her loving family at her side. Loved daughter of the late Joseph and Morehu Cribb.
Much loved wife of the late Gary.
Dearly loved Mum of (the late)…

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PALMER, Barbara Lillian (nee Marsh)

Passed away on May 30 2018

Died peacefully 30 May 2018. Dearly loved and cherished Mum of Brendon, Darrell, and Tracey. Mother-in-law of Cecily, Tracey, and Jeremy. Loved sister and sister-in-law of John (deceased) and Patricia Marsh (New Plymouth), Murray and Denise, Leigh and Irene…

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PEACOCK, Ian Rutherford,

Passed away on May 29 2018

Passed peacefully at home on 29 May 2018, aged 94. Dearly loved husband of the late Norma. Much loved father of Joanne. Respected Godfather of Rodney Winter. Cherished and adored uncle and great uncle of all his nephews and…

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Mills, Matthew Lawrence Guy:

Passed away on May 28 2018

In Whanganui Hospital on 28 May 2018.  Loved son of the late Allan and Mary. Father of Maiki, Sian; and grandfather of Ella.
Brother of Catherine, Maryann, Clare, Bernadette, Allan, Franc, Daniel, Marina, Nicholas, Celia, and their families.…

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LEAHY, Barry James:

Passed away on May 28 2018

Died in Wanganui on 28 May 2018 after a long inconvenient illness.  Cherished son of the late Pat and Joyce Leahy.  Unique husband and father to Noeline, Erica, Stephen, and Craig.  Brother of Michael, and Sue.

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MORRIS, Edna Joyce:

Passed away on May 27 2018

Passed peacefully to be with her Lord on Sunday 27 May 2018.   Much loved wife of the late Rev. Ray Morris.  Precious and cherished mother and mother-in-law of Robyn and Donald Johnson, Rosalie and John Austin, Wayne, and Heather…

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GARNER, David Robert

Passed away on May 26 2018

GARNER, David Robert. Our beloved father, grandfather, great grandfather, pops, and brother, passed away in Wanganui, on May 26, 2018.  Born in Wanganui November 10, 1940, David was married to recently departed Patricia Jean Garner (Née Coombes). His greatest…

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McILROY, Joseph Edmund (Joe),

Passed away on May 23 2018

Peacefully in Springvale Manor on 23 May 2018, aged 87. Dearly loved husband of Eileen. Much loved Dad of Keith and Carey, Kirsten, and Nigel and Tara. Loved Grandad of Anna, Sian, Jamie, and Jackson.
Special thanks to…

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CHESSWAS, Shirley Anne (Nee Stubbs):

Passed away on May 17 2018

Suddenly on 17th May 2018, aged 80 years.  Much loved wife for 60 years of Jim.  Dearly loved Mum of (the late) David, Penny and Chris, Jane and Neal, and Helen.  Loving Gran of Matthew, and Rachael; Corliss, and…

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PRATT Joy Rosetta (nee Bennett)

Passed away on May 10 2018

Died peacefully in Whanganui Hospital on 10 May 2018, aged 83.
Wife of the late Brian Pratt and dearly loved partner of Alan Gibson.
Loved mother of Joanne Twomey (Australia), Stuart and Rosemarie, Carol Paewhenua (Australia), and…

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MELVILLE, Duncan Robertson,

Passed away on May 09 2018

Passed away peacefully on the 9th May 2018.
Loved husband of Caroline. Much loved father of Guy and Jennie, Joanna, Angela and Ben. Special grandad to Isabel, Tor, Pippa; Thomas, and Harry.
Son of the late Harry…

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Hollenback, Chris (Hoss)

Passed away on May 08 2018

Passed away 8th May 2018.
Much loved son of Marie and Bruce (deceased)
Much loved brother of Julie and Ian (deceased)
Loved big bro to Tracy.
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Ross, Brenda

Passed away on May 04 2018

Passed away peacefully after a long battle on 4 May 2018.  Loved daughter of Jean and the late Bert.  Beloved wife of Neil. Loved mother and mother in law of Jason and Nell, and Amanda and Jeff.  Special Granny…

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WALKINTON, Richard Bruce

Passed away on April 30 2018

WALKINTON, Richard Bruce died suddenly at his home in Waverley on Monday 30th April.  He was the treasured husband of Sue and adored by all his family; Kate and Andy Southall (Wellington), Oliver and Fiona Walkinton (Ohaupo), Hannah and…

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GRIFFITHS. Anthony James (Tony);

Passed away on April 29 2018

On Sunday, 29 April 2018, died peacefully at Whanganui Hospital, aged 72 years.
Loved brother of Anne (dc’d) and Richard Kebbell (dc’d); Lewis and Diana Griffiths; Juliet (Kojis) and David Scoullar; Mary-Rose and Osi Studer (dc’d) (Switzerland); and…

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TERREY, Elaine Joyce (Née Haig):

Passed away on April 24 2018

In Newcastle, Australia on 24 April 2018. Loved wife of Trevor, cherished Mum of Aaron, Matt & the late Fiona, sister & sister-in-law of Don & Carol Haig.
A Memorial Service will be held at St Andrews Presbyterian…

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MACKAY, Fergus Andrew

Passed away on April 23 2018

13/11/54 – 23/4/18

Much loved husband of Wendy.  Cherished son of the late Maurice and Loreen Mackay.  Beloved son in law of Jocelynne and the late Owen Labrum.  Loved and loving father of Jessica and Michael, Ben, Chris…

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RANGINUI, Ramari (Moetu),

Passed away on April 15 2018



Passed away at home with her whanau.
Loved daughter of Pokairangi and Heeni (nee Manson) Ranginui.
Loved sister of the late George and Molly, Cyril and Eunice, Flossie and Waati Tamakehu,…

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ELLETT, Karen Siale:

Passed away on April 15 2018

Passed away suddenly in Auckland on Sunday 15 April 2018.
Dearly loved daughter of Graham Ellett and Dianne and Enrico Chiessi; amazing mum of Jade Hinekura Thomas; loved sister of Joanne Proctor (Atlanta, Georgia, USA) and Peter Ellett;…

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PAHL, Colin Eric

Passed away on April 14 2018

Lost his battle on 14 April 2018 after a long fight, aged 70.
Dearest husband of Margaret.
Father and father in law of Clifford and Jan, Richard (dec) and Tracy, Fionna and Danny McDonald, Roanna and Calvin…

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WARETINI, Puti Rumiria:

Passed away on April 12 2018

Passed in Whanganui on 12 April 2018 with her whanau at her side.  Loved wife of the late Matthew (Wefo) Taiwhati.  Longtime partner of Wati Tahana.  Loved mother and mother-in-law of (the late) Willie, Maraea and Rangi, (the late)…

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URWIN, Douglas Allan:

Passed away on April 09 2018

Peacefully eating a pie on Monday, 9 April 2018. Loved and loving uncle and koro of Toko and Jodie; Mokoia, Manaaki, and Ataahua. A service to celebrate Doug’s life will be held at 32 Jones Street on Friday 13th…

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HODGES, Jean Ann:

Passed away on March 31 2018

Peacefully in Wanganui on 31st March 2018.  Jean is the much loved wife of John and mother to Steve Hodges and Marie Todd (nee Hodges), and mother-in-law to Janet Sayers-Hodges.  Her Grandchildren are Luke, and Aimee Hodges, and Corryn,…

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