Death Notices

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Past Service

Taiaroa, Robert Nelson

Date of Service: Friday 05 March 2021 - 2:00pm

Venue:

Campbell and Sons Chapel
95 Gordon Road
Mosgiel

Details:

TAIAROA, Robert Nelson - In the early hours on Saturday, February 27, 2021, at home after a life well lived Nelson passed away; aged 84 years. Now we will celebrate his life. Loved and loving husband of Dot for 59 years, much loved father and father-in-law to Riki and Nina, Karen*, Bevan, Megan and Murray, treasured grandad of Benji, Jade; Tamatea and Lucy, Taarati and Simon, Tuihana; Naahi and Sam, James, Konrad, Annie, and Maggie. (* denotes deceased). Nelson’s family will celebrate his life at 2pm on Friday March 5. Due to Covid 19 level 2 restrictions there are limited numbers able to attend the service, please contact the family to register. We invite you to celebrate Nelson's life via live-stream at www.campbellandsons.co.nz/live-stream/   In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to the Otago Community Hospice. Messages to the Taiaroa family 34B Brighton Road, Green Island, Dunedin 9018. 

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Dale, Pauline Elizabeth Barber

Date of Service: Friday 05 March 2021 - 10:00am

Venue:

Campbell and Sons Chapel
95 Gordon Road
Mosgiel

Details:

Dale, Pauline Elizabeth Barber - nee Clarke On Feb 28, 2021, at Birchleigh Residential Care Centre, Mosgiel; in her 91st year. Dearly loved wife and friend of Reg, much loved mother and mother in law of Martin and Bronwyn, and Grant and Shena (Australia), loved Nana of Hunter, Logan, Briar; Theo, and Sam, also a loved aunty to her nieces and nephews. A service for Pauline will be held in Campbell and Sons Chapel, 95 Gordon Road, Mosgiel, at 10am on Friday, March 5, followed by private cremation. Due to Covid 19 level 2 restrictions, numbers are limited to 100. The service will also be available to view via live stream on www.campbellandsons.co.nz/live-stream/ - Messages to 18 Eden Street, Mosgiel, 9024

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Potts, Christine Melva

Date of Service: Friday 26 February 2021 - 1:00pm

Venue:

St Marys Parish Church Mosgiel
89 Church Street

Details:

Potts, Christine Melva (Chrissy) Peacefully, on Sunday February 14, 2021, at Otago Community Hospice, Dunedin; aged 71 years. Dearly loved wife of the late John, loved and treasured Mum of Leigh and Jeff, and Alana and Doogie, loved Nana of Shannon, Zanaeyah, and Taylor-Ray. ‘Reunited with her soul mate’ A service for Chrissy will be held in St Mary’s Parish Church, 89 Church Street, Mosgiel, at 1pm on February 26, followed by private interment. - Messages to 11 Carnoustie Lane, Mosgiel, 9024

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Parker, Stewart John

Date of Service: Saturday 06 March 2021 - 10:30am

Venue:

Campbell and Sons Chapel
95 Gordon Road
Mosgiel

Details:

PARKER, Stewart John (Stu) - It is with great sadness we share the news of Stu’s unexpected passing on Friday February 26, 2021. Loved husband of Karen, treasured Dad of Lorie and Harrison, loved son and son-law of Bernie and Joyce Parker and Maureen and Peter Robert, loved brother and brother-in-law of Joanne and Chris. Stu was a well-respected work colleague to his BCITO family and a mentor to all of his apprentice’s. A service for Stu will be held in Campbell and Sons Chapel and The Coronation Hall 95 Gordon Road, Mosgiel at 10.30am on Saturday March 6, followed by private cremation. Due to covid-19 level 2 restrictions numbers will be limited to 100 in each venue, the service can also be viewed at www.campbellandsons.co.nz/live-stream/ - Messages to The Parker Family c/- PO Box 183, Mosgiel 9053.  

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Cookson, Raymond John

Date of Service: Friday 05 March 2021 - 2:00pm

Venue:

West Taieri Rugby Club
Huntly Road
Outram

Details:

COOKSON, Raymond John (Ray, Cookie) 28 September 1947 - 26 February 2021; aged 73 years. It is with a heavy heart, that on a beautiful Friday morning at his home in Milton, Ray sadly passed away. Loved son of the late Jessie and John Cookson, dearly loved dad & grandad to Ryan, Serena, and Moss; Brad, Marcia, Harry, and Kendall, loved twin brother of Elaine, brother in law of Barry and uncle of Donna, Jan, Susanne and families. Ray’s family would like to thank the Milton First Responders and Dr Jane Gardner. Due to Level 2 Covid Restrictions Ray’s family will celebrate his life on Friday March 5 at 2pm, and invite you to join them via live-stream on www.campbellandsons.co.nz/livestream/

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Smart, Islay Florence Margaret

Date of Service: Thursday 04 March 2021 - 1:30pm

Venue:

Campbell and Sons Chapel
95 Gordon Road
Mosgiel

Details:

SMART, Islay Florence Margaret - On Friday February 26, 2021, peacefully, at Dunedin Hospital; aged 96 years. Loved wife of Sidney*, treasured mother and mother-in-law of Margaret and John Cundall, Carolyn*, Neville*, Russell and Pam Smart, and Raewyn and Owen Joyce, special wee Nan and nana to Andrew, and Leanne; Scott, David, and James; Blair, and Daniel, and great Nan to her 12 great grandchildren. (* denotes deceased) - Islay’s family are most grateful to the staff of Mossbrae for the love and care their Mum received over the last 3 months. A service for Islay will be held in Campbell and Sons Chapel, 95 Gordon Road, Mosgiel at 1.30pm on Thursday March 4 followed by private cremation. - Messages to 22 Inglis Street, Mosgiel 9024.

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Sonntag, Ryan Lambert

Date of Service: Wednesday 24 February 2021 - 11:30am

Venue:

St Marys Parish Church
89 Church Street

Details:

SONNTAG, Ryan Lambert 24.04.1934 - 19.02.2021 Passed away, peacefully, on Friday, February 19; aged 86 years. Dearly loved husband of Colleen Fae “Mother”, much loved Dad and friend of Karen and Stephen Morshuis (Brisbane), Joanne and Martin Oliver, Raewyn and Darryn Riddell, outstanding grandfather “GDad” to John, Lara; Jessie, Jordan*; Ruby, Harrison, and Will. (*denotes deceased) ‘H.A.T’ Special thanks to the staff at Mossbrae and Mr Blair McLaren. A service to celebrate Ryan’s life will be held at St Mary’s Parish Church, 89 Church Street, Mosgiel at 11.30am on Wednesday, February 24, followed by private cremation.