Obituaries

Obituaries

Robertson

Lily (Nee Braithwaite)

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Passed away in Hospice 23/11/20 aged 82yrs Surrounded by caring family.

Loved wife of the late Bert Robertson

Adored sister of Heather McCabe and brother Gordon Whyte

Darling loved mother of Robert and Lisa

Cherished grandmother of Tony, Danny, Malea and Olivia Eady and great grandmother of Tahlia

Much loved by all her extended clan

"she was an angel in the shape of our mum, a heart broken is a heart loved"

Big thank you to the incredible Southland Hospice staff and friends

A service will be held at 10am on Saturday 28/11/20 at the Southland Crematorium
Messages to 305a Crinan Street, Invercargill 9812

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De Rijk

Elza Jessie (nee McAra ) previously Macdonald

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Passed away peacefully at Enliven Vickery Court.

Dearly loved Mother of Jill, Shane*, and Maree.

Loved Gran of Jeremy, Matthew, Maia, Tahinga (T.J.), Tina, Jason, and Kelvin.

Great Gran of Tyrone, Maveric, Branden, Cooper, Jack, and Sarah.

Loved sister of Stanley*, Raymond*, Peter*, Sidney*, and Margaret.

A service for Elza will be held at 1pm on Monday 23rd of November at First Church, Tay Street, Invercargill, followed by a private cremation.

Messages to 133 Moana Street, Rosedale, Invercargill 9810

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Ash

Malcolm Stanley ( Joe)

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It is with great sadness we said goodbye to Joe on 17th November 2020.

Husband of Steph, proud father of Ben and Lizzie, Annie, Jodi and Jock, Georgina and Mat.

Pop to his five grandkids, who he adored.

Joe died as he lived, fighting to the end.

A private cremation was held at Joe's request.

A special thanks to the team at Hospice Southland for their care and kindness.

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Pyper

Christine Isabella (nee Phillips)

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Christine Isabella Pyper (nee Phillips)

The family are devastated to announce the sudden and heartbreaking loss if Christine 1st November 2020, aged 61 years old.

Loved daughter of Russell and Valerie Phillips.

Adored mum of Melissa, Troy and Nicholas Pyper.

Super proud nanny of Dylan and Ryah.

Loved number one sister and sister-in-law of Carol and Stuart Cappie Julie and Kenny Beck Roger Phillips
Kerry and Lloyd McLean Tracey and Graeme Neilson. Much loved Aunty to all her 14 nieces and nephews.

A beautiful soul who cared and loved many.

Christine will be at her castle, 164 Ross Street Tuesday afternoon until her service.
Funeral details to follow.

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Hutcheon

David McIntosh

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HUTCHEON, David McIntosh

1st Battalion Black Watch 22846994 Highland Brigade

Passed peacefully on 20 October 2020 surrounded by his devoted family. Dearly loved husband of Mavis, loved and treasured Dad and Father-in-law of Stacey and Dean Wilkes, Meredith and Craig Moncur. Loved, treasured and respected Granda of Anastasia and Sam, Lachlan, Arielle, and Raquel Wilkes; Grandad of Samuel and Georgia, Michael and Christina, Cailee, and Rachel Moncur. Loved brother-in-law of Mervyn and Lamai Carson (Thailand), Thelma Carson* (Oamaru), Carol and David Warren (Waikouaiti), Alan and Beverley Carson (Christchurch), Ross and Dorothy (Kaikoura), Gordon and Fiona Carson (Sydney). A dearly loved and proud Uncle of a large family of nieces and nephews, and a friend to many. Brother and brother-in-law and Uncle of his family in Scotland.

The family would like to thank Dr Adam and the staff of Vickery Court for their wonderful care.
A service is being held 10.30am Friday 23 October 2020 at the Southland Crematorium. All are welcome to attend.

Messages to 16 Wicklow Street, Clifton, Invercargill 9812

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Hyde

David (Davy) William

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Hyde-David (Davy) William

of Invercargill on 19th October 2020, husband of the late Robynne (nee Coard), beloved father of Nicholas, Kirsty, and Jacqueline -father in law to Elizabeth and Robert. Pop to Christopher, Hayley, and Thomas.

A celebration of David’s life will be held at Methodist Church, Lindisfarne Street, Invercargill on Friday the 23rd of October at 1 pm, followed by private cremation.

Messages to Distinct Funerals – 69 Bond Street, Invercargill 9810.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Hospice Southland would be appreciated.

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BEADLE

Bettina Ella (nee Erskine)

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Peacefully, after a short illness, at Hospice Southland on Tuesday, October 13, 2020, aged 89 years. Much loved wife of the late William, much-loved mother and mother-in-law of David and Joss, Shelley and Ross Coutts, Felicity Beadle and Jason Roberton. Cherished 'Nanny B' of Tom and Hamish, Lucy and Katie and Jamal and Bella-Luna.

A special friend to many We will be forever grateful for the love, care and support provided by the Hospice Southland Team. In accordance with Bettina's wishes, a private cremation has been held. In lieu of flowers, donations to Hospice Southland would be appreciated. Messages to 118 Gladstone Terrace, Invercargill.

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Sinclair

Rev. Lorraine Beverly

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Lorraine passed peacefully in the early hours of Friday morning, in the care of the lovely staff at Southland Hospice.

Lorraine has now gone home to be with the Lord she loves and her darling *Ernie.

Lorraine is the eldest daughter of the late Bill and Jean Hooper, and much loved sister and sister in law of Gail and Tai Ellia.

A very special Auntie of Glen, Teina, Gina and their families.

Lorraine was respected and loved by her Liberty church family and will be sadly missed.

A service to celebrate Lorraine’s life will be held at the Liberty Christian Fellowship Church, corner of Tweed and Ethel streets, on Wednesday 16th September at 1.30. Private cremation to follow.

Due to the COVID 19 situation, the service is by invitation only.

A memorial service dedicated to Lorraine will be held at Liberty at a future time, so all the church family can attend.

Messages to 20 Ottrey Street, Clifton, Invercargill 9812

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Grigg

Raymond Raven

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Beloved husband and friend of Jillian Hargest, peacefully passed away on Friday 21 August 2020 at Southland Hospital.

He is survived by his children; Johann, Peter, Allan, and Catherine, and was predeceased by his first wife Mary Grigg.

He will also be missed terribly by his grandchildren and extended family, who he loved very much.

A graveside service for immediate family was performed at the Eastern Cemetery in Invercargill on Tuesday 25 August.

Our heartfelt appreciation and thanks go out to the wonderful medical staff at Southland Hospital.

Messages C/o Grigg Family, 69 Bond Street, Invercargill 9810.

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McColgan

Joan Vivienne

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McColgan: Joan Vivienne

At Hospice Southland Joan reached the end of her journey.

In true Joan style, she elegantly and peacefully passed away surrounded by her family.

Much adored mother and mother-in-law of Tony and Tina, Melanie and John, Helen and *Matt.
Much loved Nana Mac of Izak, Louise, Courtney, Tangaroa, Ruby, and Great Nana Mac of Caleb, George, and TeKauenga.

A service to celebrate Joan's life will be held at Ascot Park Hotel, Invercargill on Monday 27th July at 11am followed by private cremation.

Messages to Tony McColgan 34 Gladstone Terrace, Invercargill 9810.

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Knowler

Adrian Robert (Addy)

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Suddenly at his home, dearly loved eldest son of the late Bernard & Nola Knowler, loving brother and brother in law of *Jenny, *Marilyn, Daryl & Annette Christchurch, Raylene & Paul Wallacetown, Elvin & Sherrie Invercargill.

Loved uncle to his many nephews and nieces.

A private cremation has been held.

A memorial of Adrian's life will be held from 4 pm on Friday, 24th July, at Elvin and Sherrie's place for family and friends to celebrate his life.

Messages to Knowler family, 69 Bond Street, Invercargill, 9810

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Homer

John Raymond (Ray)

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Passed away peacefully after a short illness at Southland Hospice, surrounded by his family.

Dearly loved husband of Anne and loved father and father in law of Susan & Graeme Clyma, Diane Homer & Chris Terpstra, Chris Homer & Jan Spriggs, Jane & Geoff Gorton, Megan & Vic Haggerty. Cherished Grandad of Brent ,Gary & Emma, Amy & Scott, Tristam & Kim, Calum & Tash, Maddy, Sam & Shay, Olivia & Craig, William, Loren, Georgia. Adored Great Grandad of Nikita, Dominic, Connor & Finley.

Rosary to be held Monday 20th July, 7pm, 61 Rosewood Drive. Requiem Mass to be held at Sacred Heart Church, Tuesday 21st July, 1pm. Messages to 61 Rosewood Drive, Invercargill. In lieu of flowers, donations would be gratefully received by St John Ambulance Service

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