Death Notices

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Past Service

Smith, George Charles Sydney

Date of Service: Thursday 01 January 1970 - 1:00pm

Venue:

No Service - Direct Cremation

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SMITH, George Charles Sydney - 6.6.1933 - 7.4.2020 - Peacefully, at Mossbrae Health Care, Mosgiel; aged 86 years. Dearly loved husband of Daphne, much loved father and father-in-law of Kevin and Vivienne, Allan and Fiona, and Bronwyn and Alastair Wardell, special grandad of Emma, Ryan, Jamie, and Abbie, great grandad of Mila, and Arlo, loved “George” of Tania, Dave and family. George’s family would like to thank the staff of Mossbrae for the care they took of George over the past 3 years. Sadly missed, forever in our hearts. Due to the current situation a Memorial Service will be held at a later date.- Messages to 5B Forth Street, Mosgiel 9024.

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Popham, Beatrice Ellen

Date of Service: Thursday 01 January 1970 - 1:00pm

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Popham, Beatrice Ellen (Betty) Peacefully, on April 4, 2020, at Mossbrae Health Care, Mosgiel; aged 89 years. Dearly beloved wife of Jack for 64 years, much loved and treasured mother of Ruth, Mark and Kerry, respected mother-in-law and friend of Sheryl and Alan, well loved grandmother to Lucy and Greg, Cameron and Blair, cherished great grandma of Billy, Alfie and Harvey, daughter of Henry* and Ellen Styles*, beloved sister of Mavis*, Gladys*, Margaret*, George* and sister-in-law Lorraine, aunty to many nieces and nephews and fond memories of being part of the Harwood family. (*denotes deceased) Thank you to the staff at Mossbrae for their excellent care and compassion over the past three years. Due to the current situation, a private burial has taken place with a memorial service to be planned later. Sadly missed RIP Messages to 3 Goodall Street, Mosgiel, 9024

Present Service

Fleury, Gordon Alister

Date of Service: Tuesday 27 October 2020 - 2:00pm

Venue:

Campbell and Sons Chapel
95 Gordon Road
Mosgiel

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FLEURY, Gordon Alister - On Wednesday October 21, 2020, peacefully, at Dunedin Hospital; aged 74 years. Cherished Dad of John, Kim, and Julie, a loved father-in-law of Floss, Tony, and Simon, adored and respected grandad of Zoe; Zane; Tyrin, Jaxon, Caleb, and Ashlee, and a respected husband of Ann. A service to celebrate Gordon’s life will be held in Campbell and Sons Chapel 95 Gordon Road, Mosgiel at 2pm on Tuesday October 27, followed by private cremation. - Messages to 32 Holyhead Street, Outram 9019.

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Bryson, Maurice John

Date of Service: Wednesday 21 October 2020 - 1:30pm

Venue:

Campbell and Sons Chapel
95 Gordon Road
Mosgiel

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BRYSON, Maurice John (ex NZR) On October 14, 2020, peacefully, with family by his side, at Mossbrae Healthcare; aged 94 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Lorna, loved father of Peter, Wendy, Tony and Trish, and Judy, much loved Poppa of Stuart and Julia, Jeremy and Rachel; Phillip and Kirsty, and Simon, and a great Poppa to Lucy. Maurice’s family would like to thank the staff at Mossbrae for their caring. ‘Forever in our hearts and thoughts’ A celebration of Maurice’s life will be held in Campbell and Sons Chapel at 1.30pm on Wednesday October 21, followed by private cremation. Messages to 27 Bell Crescent, Concord 9018.

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Gradon, Francis Robert

Date of Service: Saturday 17 October 2020 - 1:00pm

Venue:

MEMORIAL SERVICE - Campbell and Sons Chapel
95 Gordon Road
Mosgiel

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GRADON, Francis Robert (Frank) - On August 14, 2020, peacefully, at Yvette Williams Retirement Village; aged 84 years. Dearly loved father and father-in-law of Lewis and Karyn, Joanne and Neil Adams, and Bilinda and Tony Offen, a loved Grumpy to all his grandchildren and Great Grumpy to Sam, a loved lifelong friend of Janet Rutherford. A Memorial Service to celebrate Frank’s life will be held in Campbell and Sons Chapel 95 Gordon Road, Mosgiel, at 1.00pm on Saturday October 17, 2020. Messages to 39 Green Street, Mosgiel 9024.

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Cummings, Daniel John

Date of Service: Thursday 01 January 1970 - 1:00pm

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CUMMINGS, Fr Daniel John - Father Dan died peacefully, at his home, Tuapeka Flat, Lawrence, in the loving care of his family, on March 28, 2020; aged 75 years. Loved son of the late Joan and Cliff, brother and brother-in-law of Ann, Peter and Maureen, Jim, Chris and Hilliary, Julie and Lew Davie, Stephen, Kay and Steve Shaw, and a loved uncle of all his nieces and nephews. A respected priest of the Catholic Diocese of Dunedin, loved and cherished friend of many parishioners and associates, including members of Harness Racing NZ and the Rodeo fraternity. “A true and faithful servant now in the arms of Jesus” Funeral details will be published at a later date. - Messages to Peter Cummings 34 Roughan Road, Tuapeka Flat, 1RD, Lawrence 9591, email: pmcummings@xtra.co.nz or Julie Davie 20 Chandler Crescent, Clyde 9330, email: julie@salu.nz

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Dennison, Kenneth John

Date of Service: Thursday 01 January 1970 - 1:00pm

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DENNISON, Kenneth John (John), OL (Officer of the Order of Logahu - Papua New Guinea equivalent of our CBE), JP. 05.01.1948 - 14.04.2020. At home peacefully in his sleep, following a short illness. Most dearly beloved and deeply loving husband of Ann, and loving and much loved father of Sarah. Due to COVID-19 lockdown, a memorial service will be held at a later date. Messages to 1 Guildford Place, Chatsford, Mosgiel, 9024.

Present Service

Nicol, Carolyn Anne

Date of Service: Friday 06 November 2020 - 1:00pm

Venue:

Campbell and Sons Chapel
95 Gordon Road
Mosgiel

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NICHOL, Carolyn Anne (of Waimate) - Peacefully passed away on October 10, 2020, at Dunstan Hospital; aged 74 years. Loved wife of the late Murray who passed away on April 18, 2020, (during covid lockdown, his cremation has taken place), loved mother and mother-in-law of Philip and Jan, Jared and Amanda, and Eden and Gemma, loved grandmother of Zac, and Rohan; Kalan, Myles, and Adair; Stella, and Archie. A service to celebrate both Carolyn and Murray’s lives will be held in Campbell and Sons Chapel 95 Gordon Road, Mosgiel at 1pm on Friday, November 6. Messages to 118 Faulks Road, Wanaka 9305.

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Murray, Noleen Leanor

Date of Service: Thursday 22 October 2020 - 11:00am

Venue:

East Taieri Presbyterian Church
12a Cemetery Road
East Taieri

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Murray, Noleen Leanor Peacefully, on October 16, 2020, at Birchleigh Residential Care Centre, Mosgiel, surrounded by her loving family; aged 83 years. Dearly loved wife for 61 years of Ivan, much loved mother of Alistair and Jade, Stuart (Sam) and Catherine, and John and Mary, and a loved Nana to her grandchildren. Special thanks to the wonderful staff at Birchleigh for their care and support. ‘Now with her Lord’ A service for Noleen will be held in East Taieri Presbyterian Church, 12a Cemetery Road, Mosgiel at 11am, on Thursday, October 22, followed by private interment. - Messages to 9 Basingstoke Place, Chatsford, Mosgiel 9024.

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Cocker, Susan Lee

Date of Service: Tuesday 20 October 2020 - 2:00pm

Venue:

Campbell and Sons Chapel
95 Gordon Road
Mosgiel

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Cocker - Susan Lee Peacefully at Mossbrae on Friday 16th October 2020 Devoted mum to the late Baz and a loved daughter of the late Jock and Maude Cocker. Loving sister and sister-in-law of Bev and the late Ron Grass, John, Barb, and Pam Pearce, Loved Aunt of Paul and Andrea, Debra(Australia), Andrew, Becca and Reuben, and Sasha. Thanks to the Staff of the Oncology and Radiology Depts. of the Dunedin Hospital and also to Susan’s neighbours Judi, Lexi, Pat, Colleen and Steve for their assistance in her home. Many Thanks to the caring staff of Mossbrae. ‘Loving you always, forgetting you never.’ A service for Susan’s life will be held in Campbell and Sons Chapel, 95 Gordon Rd., Mosgiel at 2:00p.m. on Tuesday October 20th followed by private cremation. Messages to the Cocker family c/o 3 Maple Grove Mosgiel 9024