Death Notices

A helping hand through the hardest time

Campbell & Sons are here to provide professional help and experience at one of life’s most challenging times.

We’re proud to operate one of Dunedin’s finest funeral venues, but will assist you organising a service anywhere you wish.

Past Service

Johnson, Harry Cameron

Date of Service: Thursday 01 January 1970 - 12:00pm

Venue:



Details:

JOHNSON, Harry Cameron - Peacefully on Tuesday, April 7, 2020, at Dunedin Hospital; in his 96th year. Dearly loved husband of the late Daphne, much loved father and father-in-law of Denese and Glenn Smith (NSW), Warren and Sue (Alexandra), Bryan and Gaynor (NSW), a loved grandfather of Benjamin and Lorna, Andrew; Kristy and Mike, Liana; Aaron and Irene; Michael and Antares, and a loved great grandfather of of Noah; Logan; Petra, Edward, Jessica and Timothy; Keira and Ava. - A Memorial Service to celebrate Harry’s life will be advised at a later date. - Messages to the Johnson Family, 60 Larch Crescent, Alexandra 9320.

Past Service

Dennison, Kenneth John

Date of Service: Thursday 01 January 1970 - 12:00pm

Venue:



Details:

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.

Past Service

Fraser, Noeline Muriel

Date of Service: Thursday 02 July 2020 - 10:00am

Venue:

Campbell and Sons Chapel
95 Gordon Road
Mosgiel

Details:

Fraser, Noeline Muriel Passed peacefully at McGlynn Home on Saturday 27th June 2020 in her 77th year. Much loved mother of Gary, and Peter. Much loved Grandmother of Amy, Jade, and Chelsea. Much loved great-grandmother of Isabel. Many thanks to past and present staff at McGlynn Home for their love and care of Noeline over the past 22 years. A funeral service will be held Campbell & Sons Chapel, 95 Gordon Road, Mosgiel Thursday 2nd July, 10am. Followed by a private cremation. Following the service please join the family for morning/afternoon tea to share memories of Noeline.  In lieu of flowers, donations to the Multiple Sclerosis Society of New Zealand would be appreciated and may be made at the service. Messages C/O Campbell and Sons P.O. Box 183 Mosgiel 9053

Past Service

Martin, John William

Date of Service: Saturday 27 June 2020 - 11:00am

Venue:

Memorial Service - Campbell and Sons Chapel
95 Gordon Road
Mosgiel

Details:

MARTIN, John William On May 4, 2020, peacefully, at Yvette Williams Retirement Village; aged 87 years. Loved father to Lydia, Ian, Sharon, and Paul, loved “Grandad John” to all his grandchildren and great grandchildren. Now re-united with his loved wife Marge. A celebration of John’s life will be held in Campbell and Sons Chapel, 95 Gordon Road, Mosgiel at 11am on Saturday June 27. Messages to L Wetere, 34 Atkinson Street, St Kilda 9012.

Past Service

Smith, Ashley James

Date of Service: Thursday 11 June 2020 - 2:00pm

Venue:



Details:

Smith Ashley James - formerly of Brooklands Village On Friday, June 5, 2020, at Summerset at Bishopscourt, surrounded by his loving family; in his 90th year. Dearly loved husband of the late Valmai, much loved and treasured father and father in law of David and Debbie, and Suzanne and Rob, much loved Granddad of Kendra and Renaldo (Perth), Reid and Erin; Aimee and Jared, and Nadine and Blake, proud and loving Pop of Hugo, and Quinn; and William, and Lucy. Heartfelt thanks to the staff at Brooklands and Summerset for their wonderful care and support. A service for Ashley will be held in Campbell and Sons Chapel, 95 Gordon Road, Mosgiel, at 2pm on Thursday June 11, followed by private cremation. - Messages to 7 Friendship Drive, Waldronville 9018.

Past Service

Cummings, Daniel John

Date of Service: Thursday 01 January 1970 - 12:00pm

Venue:



Details:

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

Past Service

Smith, George Charles Sydney

Date of Service: Thursday 01 January 1970 - 12:00pm

Venue:

No Service - Direct Cremation

Details:

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.

Past Service

Popham, Beatrice Ellen

Date of Service: Thursday 01 January 1970 - 12:00pm

Venue:



Details:

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

Past Service

Blaney, Raymond Reginald

Date of Service: Wednesday 01 July 2020 - 10:00am

Venue:

Campbell and Sons Chapel
95 Gordon Road
Mosgiel

Details:

Blaney, Raymond Reginald (Ray) Peacefully, on June 26, 2020, at Dunedin Hospital; in his 93rd year. Dearly loved husband of the late Shirley, much loved father and father in law of Karen*, Gary and Sue, Graeme*, Paula, and Craig and Charlotte, loved Grandad of Michael, David and Sarah, Russell; Angela and Paul, and Renee; Jonelle, Sherae, Jayden, Raymond, and CJ, loved Great Grandad of Nicole, Chloe, Nikita, and Braxton; and Holly (*Denotes deceased) ‘Forever in our hearts’ A service for Ray will be held in Campbell and Sons Chapel, 95 Gordon Road, Mosgiel at 10am, on Wednesday July 1, followed by private cremation. - Messages to 17 Orr Street, Concord, Dunedin, 9018

Past Service

Tuxford, Norman Leslie

Date of Service: Monday 22 June 2020 - 2:00pm

Venue:

Campbell and Sons Chapel
95 Gordon Road
Mosgiel

Details:

Tuxford, Norman Leslie (Norm) Peacefully on Wednesday 17th June 2020, with family at his side, at Dunedin; aged 78 years. Much loved husband of Pauline for 53 years. Loved Dad of Stephen and Karen, and Bronwyn. Dearly loved Grandad of Christine, Nicole, and Jess; Mykala, and Keanu. Loved great grandad of Oliver, Winter; and Cora. A loved brother and brother-in-law and uncle to all his nieces and nephews. A service for Norm will be held in Campbell and Sons Chapel, 95 Gordon Road, Mosgiel at 2.00pm on Monday 22nd June followed by a private cremation. In lieu of flowers donations to Parkinsons Society would be appreciated and may be left at the service. Messages to 142 Victoria Road, Saint Kilda Dunedin 9012.