Death Notices

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Day, Alan Walter

Date of Service: Friday 06 December 2019 - 2:00pm

Venue:

Campbell and Sons Chapel
95 Gordon Road
Mosgiel

Details:

DAY, Alan Walter, (Dasie) on Sunday, December 1, 2019, unexpectedly; aged 68 years. Very much loved Dad of Charlene and Bryan Forde, Leigh (Trace) Nemeth and Rob, treasured Grandad and Pop of Jamie, the late Kane, and the late Natalie; Dontai, and Ellie, loved son of the late Ron and Mary, a loved brother and brother-in-law of Roz and John Forbes, Colin and Helen Day, Rhonda and Murray Chapman, Ian and Michelle Day, the late Yvonne, and the late Neil, and a loved uncle to all his nieces and nephews. A celebration of Daisie’s life will be held in Campbell and Sons Chapel, Mosgiel at 2:00 PM on Friday, December 6, followed by private cremation. Messages to The Day Family 28 Cemetery Road, Mosgiel 9024.

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Mackintosh, Ruth Winifred

Date of Service: Friday 06 December 2019 - 10:30am

Venue:

Campbell and Sons Chapel
95 Gordon Road
Mosgiel

Details:

Mackintosh, Ruth Winifred Peacefully, at Birchleigh Residential Care Centre, on Monday December 2, 2019; aged 94 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Bill, much loved mother of Winifred Seaman, Clare Doherty, and the late Ewan, loved mother-in-law of Kevin Seaman, Fred Doherty and Frances Collett, cherished Grandma of Brad, Lauren and Andrea; Keady, Erin, Holly and Ryan; Stuart and Coral and their partners and her eight great-grandchildren. Grateful thanks to the staff of Birchleigh for their devoted care of Ruth. A service for Ruth will be held in Campbell and Sons Chapel, 95 Gordon Road, Mosgiel at 10.30am, on Friday December 6, followed by private cremation. - Messages to 20a Glenelg Street, Bradford, Dunedin 9011

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Ashworth, Marjorie Eleanor

Date of Service: Tuesday 03 December 2019 - 1:30pm

Venue:

St Luke's Anglican Church
67 Gordon Road

Details:

ASHWORTH, Marjorie (Marj) Eleanor (nee Goldsmith) – On November 27, 2019, peacefully at Dunedin hospital with family by her side; aged 89 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Leonard George Ashworth, loved and respected Mum and mother-in-law of Elly and the late Fraser Morris, Jeannie and Doug Brown, Peter and Sharon Ashworth, and Laurence (Laurie) Ashworth and Bronwyn Miles, cherished Gran of Blake and Michelle, Julie and Joel, and Geoff and Gemma; Simon and Kendall, and Alice and Nick; Ryan, and Matt; and Ramsey, a loved sister of Joyce Bennett (Auckland) and the late Nora Shelly (Ashburton). Special thanks to the staff of Summerset at Bishopscourt for their care and support. - A service for Marj will be held in St Luke’s Anglican Church, 67 Gordon Road, Mosgiel at 1.30pm on Tuesday, December 3 followed by private cremation. In lieu of flowers donation to the Arthritis Foundation would be appreciated and may be left at the service. - Messages to 37 Ann St, Roslyn, Dunedin 9010.

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Grant, Gaynor Louise

Date of Service: Friday 29 November 2019 - 10:30am

Venue:

Mosgiel Presbyterian Church
9 Church Street

Details:

GRANT, Gaynor Louise, - nee Munro Peacefully, on November 24, 2019, at Leslie Groves Hospital, surrounded by her loving family; aged 88 years. Dearly loved mother and mother in law of Malcolm and Eleanor, Alistair and Heather, Andrew and Karen, and Elena, loving Grandma of Renee, and Sarah; Jessica, and Nicole; and Emma, Matt, and Mike, and Great Grandma of Frankie, Madina, Ella, Otis, Lincoln, and Sienna. Special thanks to the staff of Leslie Groves and St Andrews Rest Home for all their care and support. A service for Gaynor, will be held in Mosgiel Presbyterian Church, 11 Church Street, Mosgiel, at 10.30am, on Friday November 29, followed by private cremation. - Messages to 52 Ayr Street, Mosgiel 9024

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Brown, Barry Allison

Date of Service: Tuesday 26 November 2019 - 1:30pm

Venue:

Campbell and Sons Chapel
95 Gordon Road
Mosgiel

Details:

BROWN, Barry - On November 20, 2019, unexpectedly at Christchurch Hospital, after a short illness; aged 75 years. Dearly loved husband and best friend of Linda, much loved Dad of Raewyn and Trevor Martin (Owaka), Paula and David Struthers, and Karen Brown and Will (UK), a loved and loving Grandad of Reagan and Sarah, Brad and Lauren; Megan, Adam, and Bridget, and a great grandad of Zoe, and Charlie. - A Service to celebrate Barry’s life will be held in Campbell and Sons Chapel, 95 Gordon Road, Mosgiel at 1.30PM on Tuesday, November 26, followed by private cremation. - Messages to 38 Eden Street, Mosgiel 9024.

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Whiunui, Caroline Jane

Date of Service: Friday 13 December 2019 - 2:00pm

Venue:

Campbell and Sons Chapel
95 Gordon Road
Mosgiel

Details:

WHIUNUI, Caroline Jane, Unexpectedly on Monday December 9, 2019; aged 61 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Piki, loved mother and mother-in-law of Jaden and Jess, Rana and Zane, Hone and Rebekah, and loved Nana of Charlie, Wiremu, Anahera, Tama; Tylah, Arie, Oliver, and Fern. You will be dearly missed. Aroha nui. A service to celebrate Caroline’s life will be held in Campbell and Sons Chapel, 95 Gordon Road Mosgiel at 2:00PM on Friday December 13, followed by private cremation. Messages to 170 Taieri Ferry Road, RD1 Outram 9073

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Rutherford, Robert Maxwell

Date of Service: Friday 06 December 2019 - 1:30pm

Venue:

Milton RSA
31 Union Street

Details:

RUTHERFORD, Robert Maxwell, (Max) Peacefully on Monday, 2nd December 2019 at Dunedin Hospital with his loving wife at his side, aged 70 years. Dearly loved husband and organiser of Carol for 48 years. Much loved father and father in law of Tania and the late Dallas Leebody, the late Maree, Lisa and Josh, and Karen. Loved son of the late Jim and May, and brother of the late Jimmy. Loved Grandad of Nicole, Sarah, Josh; Zane, Kyle; Dylan, Tayla; Brooke, Jacob, and Tyler. Loved great Grandad of Sophia. A service for Max will be held in the Milton RSA, 31 Union Street, Milton, at 1.30pm on Friday 6th December 2019 Followed by private cremation. In lieu of flowers donations to St John Ambulance Milton would be appreciated and may be left at the service. Messages to 2a Lisburn Street Milton.

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Wilson, John Nicol

Date of Service: Wednesday 04 December 2019 - 2:00pm

Venue:

Campbell and Sons Chapel
95 Gordon Road
Mosgiel

Details:

WILSON, John Nicol (Jack) - On November 29, 2019 peacefully, at Dunedin Hospital; aged 90 years. Dearly loved husband of Heather for the past 56 years, loved father and father-in-law of Ruth and Trevor, Jane and Lindsay, and the late Rebecca Jan, adored Grandad to James, Lillie, and Genevieve, much loved son of the late John and Lizzie, a loved brother and brother-in-law, and a loved uncle to all his niece’s and nephew’s. - A celebration of Jack’s life will be held in Campbell and Sons Chapel, 95 Gordon Road, Mosgiel at 2pm on Wednesday, December 4, followed by private cremation. - Messages to 42 Holyport Close, Fairfield 9018.

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Greeve, Valarie Joyce

Date of Service: Saturday 30 November 2019 - 10:30am

Venue:

Campbell and Sons Foyer
95 Gordon Road
Mosgiel

Details:

Greeve, Valerie Joyce Peacefully, on November 26, 2019, at Mossbrae Healthcare, Mosgiel; in her 83rd year. Dearly loved wife of Gerry, and a great friend to many. An informal gathering to share memories and celebrate Valerie’s life, will be held in Campbell and Sons Chapel, 95 Gordon Road, Mosgiel, at 10.30am, on Saturday November 30, followed by private cremation. - Messages C/- PO Box 183 Mosgiel 9054

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Williams, Miriam Morva

Date of Service: Wednesday 27 November 2019 - 2:00pm

Venue:

Campbell and Sons Chapel
95 Gordon Road
Mosgiel

Details:

WILLIAMS, Miriam Morva - (Thom, nee Griffiths) On November 21, 2019, peacefully at Dunedin Hospital; in her 81st year. Dearly loved wife and best friend of Maurice, and the late Lex Thom, loved and devoted mother and mother-in-law of Mark and Trish, Lex and Tina, Karl and Sonia, and Pete, a loved stepmother of Debbie and Jeremy, loved Granny of Donny and Morgana, Matthew and Kim; Michael and Hannah, Bradley; Daniel, Joshua, and Ethan; Jordan, Cameron, and Alex; a loved great-granny, a special Gran of Ashley, and a loved sister. A special thank you to all of the staff of Wards 3C and 4A of Dunedin Hospital. A service for Miriam will be held in Campbell and Sons Chapel, 95 Gordon Road, Mosgiel at 2.00pm on Wednesday November 27, followed by a private cremation. In lieu of flowers donations to St John Ambulance would be appreciated and may be left at the service. Messages to 6 Forth Street, Mosgiel 9024.