Death Notices

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Past Service

Johnson, Harry Cameron

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

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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.

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Dennison, Kenneth John

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

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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

Blair, Alan Harrop

Date of Service: Friday 05 June 2020 - 2:00pm

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Campbell and Sons Chapel
95 Gordon Road
Mosgiel

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Blair, Alan Harrop Passed away peacefully at Oxford Court on Sunday 31st May 2020 in his 91st year. A dearly loved husband of the late Cecily. Much loved uncle Alan of David and Kerry Blair, Judy and Huw Llewellyn (Canberra), Janet and Steve Gregory (Rangiora) and loved by all his great nieces and nephews. A very big thankyou to Taieri Court and Oxford Court for their exceptional car of Alan. ‘A true gentleman forever in our hearts’ A service will take place on Friday 5th June at 2.00pm to celebrate Alan’s life, at Campbell and Sons Chapel, 95 Gordon Road Mosgiel. Messages to 430 Allanton Road RD1 Outram 9073.

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Walker, Neil

Date of Service: Thursday 19 March 2020 - 9:30am

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Campbell and Sons Chapel
95 Gordon Road
Mosgiel

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Walker, Neil Unexpectedly, on March 16, 2020, at Dunedin Hospital, with family by his side; aged 74 years. Much loved and cherished husband of Kerry, dearly loved father and father in law of Nicole and Gary Watson, and Camille and Tony Giles, loved Poppy of Flynn, and Phoebe; Tyla and Noah, loved brother and brother in law of Ken and Pat Walker, and Noeleen and the late Gordon Robertson. A service for Neil will be held in Campbell and Sons Chapel, 95 Gordon Road, Mosgiel, at 10.30am, on Thursday March 19, followed by private cremation. - Messages to 150c Gladstone Road North, Mosgiel 9024.

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Thom, Robert Murray

Date of Service: Wednesday 11 March 2020 - 12:00pm

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East Taieri Presbyterian Church
12a Cemetery Road
East Taieri

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Thom, Robert Murray (Bob). On Sunday March 8th 2020 in the Janefield Unit, Birchleigh Residential Care Centre Mosgiel; in his 87th year. Dearly loved and cherished husband for 43 years of the late Pat, much loved father and father-in-law of Willie and Leeanne, and Kath and Dwayne Chisholm, loved Grandad of Danya, Nika, Jacob, Ezekiel, Olivea, and Patrick,Joshua, Caleb and Jessica loved Great-grandad of Jackson and Elijah. Beloved brother of the late John, Mervyn, Ivan, the late Stanley, Colin, the late Helen, Elaine and Ray and their partners and a much loved uncle of all his nieces and nephews and their families. Special thanks to his very special and supportive carers from the Janefield unit. ‘God broke our hearts to prove to us he only takes the best.’ A service for Bob will be held in the Ear Taieri Presbyterian Church, Cemetery Road, Mosgiel at 1 p.m. on Wednesday March 11th followed by interment in the Dunedin Cemetery. Messages to the Thom family, 7A Chapel St Kaikorai Dunedin 9010

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Cummings, Daniel John

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

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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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Smith, George Charles Sydney

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

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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 - 12:00pm

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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

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Arthur, Florence Irene

Date of Service: Tuesday 07 April 2020 - 11:00am

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No Service

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ARTHUR, Florence Irene (Irene) - On April 5, 2020, peacefully after a short illness, in the loving care at Taieri Court, Mosgiel; aged 98 years. Beloved wife of the late Len, dearly loved and loving mother and mother-in-law of Carol and Murray Bain, and Graeme Arthur, a much loved Nana of Janine and Rick, Darren and Phillipa; Mark and Rachel, Lisa and Dwayne, Adam, and Erin, a treasured Nan Nan to her great grandchildren. - As was Irene’s wish a private cremation will be held. - Messages to the Bain Family1B Orchard Grove, East Taieri 9024.

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Norman, Tui Irene

Date of Service: Friday 13 March 2020 - 1:00pm

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Campbell and Sons Chapel
95 Gordon Road
Mosgiel

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NORMAN, Tui Irene (nee Brinsdon) - On March 9, 2020, peacefully at the Otago Community Hospice; in her 91st year. Loved wife of the late Bill, loved mother and mother-in-law of Warren and Robyn, Keith and Jewel (Christchurch), Russell and Aria (Sydney), Trevor and Ann, Lindsay and Andrea, Peter and Vicky, Beverley and Russell, and Pamela Graham (Christchurch), dearly loved and devoted nana and great-nana to all her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. - A service to celebrate Tui’s life will be held in Campbell and Sons Chapel, 95 Gordon Road, Mosgiel at 2pm on Friday March 13, followed by private cremation. - Messages to 44 Goodall Street, Mosgiel 9024.