Otago Daily Times : 2020-11-21

OBITUARIES : 29 : 29

OBITUARIES

Otago Daily Times, Saturday, November 21, 2020 — Page 29 BIRTHDAY GREETINGS DEATHS DEATHS DEATHS DEATHS DEATHS DEATHS DEATHS MEMORIAL SERVICES IN MEMORIAM ACKNOWLEDG­EMENTS ADAMSON, Phyllis (Sole). De RIJK, Elza Jessie (nee McAra, previously Macdonald), HALL, June Rosemary (nee KEAST, George Alexander, Perkins). PILCHER, Maree (nee Hurring). Shirley VOSSEN, Carol Anne. WELSH, Velda May. HILLS, Alma May Bateman). (nee VARGA, Patricia Mary. PRINGLE, Earle David. — Phyllis passed away, peacefully, at Lister Home, on November 14, 2020. Wife of the late Keith Adamson, sister to the late Eric and Teddy Sole, a beloved Mum, Nanny, aunty, and friend to all. She will be deeply missed. Your contagious smile, calming presence, and reassuring words, will forever be felt as a cherished memory of the heart. — In respect of Phyllis’ wishes, a private interment will be held. Messages to the Adamson Family, c/- P.O. Box 4091, Highfield, Timaru 7942. — — Our Peacefully, slipped away, dearly loved Mum, passed from this mortal earth, on away, peacefully; in her 95th November 9, 2020, in Dunedin year, on November 18, 2020, Hospital, after having surrounded by her loving struggled for many years with family. Dearly loved wife of COPD; aged 66. Just hours the late Lindsay Welsh, loved earlier she had been able and cherished mother of to have one last telephone Carson and Marilyn, Norman conversati­on with her only and Shona Malcolm, Roselyn child, son Paul Culbert, who and John Lindley, and the late resides in the United States. Wendy and Pamela, adored Carol was born June 28, 1954 to Nana of her 12 grandchild­ren, Rona “Nana” Matheson and 17 great-grandchild­ren, and Wilhelmus Johannes Vossen, loved special aunt of Isobel, and raised by her mother and David, Sara, and Jane stepfather, Roy Matheson. She Jamieson. — At Mum’s request, lived all her life in Dunedin, a private service has been attending George Street held. Special thank you to Normal, Dunedin North Windsor Park Care Home for Intermedia­te schools, and their care of Velda. Messages King Edward Technical to Welsh family, c/- 48 Centennial College. Carol married James Avenue, Arrowtown 9302. Culbert in 1973, and they raised their son Paul James Edward Culbert, in Dunedin. After that marriage ended, she spent over 20 years with her partner Lee Harwood, until his death three years ago. Her career as a dietician/ cook lasted for nearly two decades. Cooking remained a joy for her, and she especially loved “a good roast,” although she was known to be fond of an occasional KFC or McDonald’s treat. Hobbies besides cooking included reading, ceramics — and other arts and crafts, and At her home, in Weston, on loving and caring for her Saturday, November 14, 2020, beloved dog, "Mince". In her with her loving husband at her younger days Carol loved to side. Dearly loved wife of Bob, dance, and all these years much loved mother of Nardine later, still thrilled to the rockand-roll and Scott, and loved grandmothe­r and pop music of her of her grandchild­ren youth, especially that of the Milo, Skye, dearly loved oldest Beatles. She, in fact, named daughter of Cecil and the late her only son after her idol, Sir Shirley Hurring, dearly loved James Paul McCartney! sister of Alister, Lyndon and Carol was able to travel to the Leanne, much loved aunt of United States on four occasions, her nieces and nephews. At to visit her son Paul and rest. — A private service will his family, travelling primarily be held. in Northern California, and to her son’s wedding in Las Vegas, Nevada. She also travelled to Australia. Carol is survived by her son Paul, daughter-in-law Tanya Culbert, grandsons Josh and Aidan Culbert, stepgrandc­hildren Tiana and P.J. Rodgers, sister of Linda Bennet (spouse Selwyn), nephews Nathan and Dion Bennet, great-nephew Riley Bennet, and ex-spouse James Culbert (spouse Poko), Carol was predecease­d by her mother, father, stepfather, maternal and paternal grand- parents, and long-time partner Lew Harwood. — Because of Covid-19 restrictio­ns, no services are planned at this time. Interment of remains will be at her mother’s family plot in Dunedin. A celebratio­n of life event may be scheduled at a later date, after internatio­nal travel restrictio­ns have eased. Do not stand at my grave and weep, I am not there, I do not sleep; I am a thousand winds that blow, I am the diamond glints on snow; I am the sunlight on ripened grain, I am the gentle autumn rain. When you awake in the morning’s hush, I am the swift uplifting rush; Of quiet birds in circled flight, I am the soft stars that shine at night. Do not stand at my grave and cry, I am not there. I did not die. — — Passed away on 22.11.2018. Passed away on October 16, 2020. A special Nana gone, but Scott, Ross, Tania and families never forgotten. Love and would like to acknowledg­e all miss you always. — Vanessa. the support and kindness shown to us after Earle's passing. The many cards, letters, flowers and food were very much appreciate­d. Please accept this as a personal acknowledg­ement. — Yvonne Wood, Carol Duncan and their families would like to thank everyone for the — beautiful flowers, the cards Passed away on November 21, and the notes of sympathy. We 2019. Sadly missed, loved you would also like to thank those dearly. — Maurice. XXX who attended Mum's funeral. These were all very much appreciate­d at this very sad time for us all. Please accept this as a personal acknowledg­ement as many addresses are unknown. — On November 14, 2020, peacefully, at Mossbrae Healthcare, Mosgiel, after a very long battle with Parkinson’s. Dearly loved and devoted wife of Neil, two days after celebratin­g their Ruby Wedding Anniversar­y, eldest daughter of the late Harold and Elsie Perkins, loved sister of Lois, brothers and their spouses Alistair* and Velda, Ken* and Edith, Graeme* and Noeline*, sister-in-law of Geoffrey Hall, loved aunt of Deborah and Robert Blacow, and all of June’s other nieces and nephews, also respected "June" by Neil’s four children, Lynda, Susan, Rochelle, and Graeme (*denotes deceased). Grateful thanks to Mossbrae for their loving care of June for over two years, and support of Paula Ryan, Parkinson’s Field Officer. — In accordance with June’s wishes, a private service has already been held. Messages to 7 Balmoral Avenue, Mosgiel 9024. Reg. No. 926839, Signals, NZINF; aged 83 years. — Suddenly, but peacefully, on November 18, 2020, while on holiday with Elsie, his wife of 61 years. Loved father and father-in-law of Murray and Ali, Paul and Sue, Donna and David (Western Australia), Russell and Marie, Allan and Helen, Susan and BJ, and a loved grandfathe­r of his 11 grandchild­ren and six greatgrand­children. — A service to celebrate George’s life will be held on Tuesday, November 24, in the Tokomairir­o Presbyteri­an Church, Union Street, Milton, at 1.30 p.m., followed by a private cremation. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Milton St John Ambulance would be appreciate­d and may be left at George’s service. Messages to 83 Johnson Street, Milton 9220. — Passed away, peacefully, at home, in the arms of her loving husband Robert, on Saturday, November 14, 2020. Maree came into the world on April 2, 1956, in Mosgiel, to Shirley (deceased) and Cecil Hurring, loving mother to Nardine (Presland), Scott (Edwards), and stepson Simon (Pilcher), grandmothe­r to her precious grandchild­ren Milo and Skye Presland (Brisbane), loved sister of Alister, Lyndon and Leanne Hurring, aunty to Leighton and Allyce, Emma and Chontelle, and Chase. A huge amount of thanks to the doctors, nurses and staff at Oamaru Hospital, Oncology teams at Dunedin Hospital, appreciate­d support from Hospice Oamaru, staff at Oamaru Pharmacy and RDNS. — A private family service will be held. Messages to 44 Gordon Street, Weston, Oamaru 9401. No flowers please. — Alma passed, peacefully, on March 24, 2020 (during Covid-19, Level 4), at Radius Fulton Care Centre, Dunedin; aged 91 years. A much loved and cherished mother, mother-in-law, grandmothe­r and great-grandmothe­r. — John, Linda, Vivienne, Bruce and their families now invite you to attend a get-together and Memorial Service to celebrate the life and times of Alma, on Saturday, November 28, from 2 p.m., in the Milton Bruce RSA, Union Street, Milton. A private family interment of Alma’s ashes will be held. 22.5.1934-17.11.2020. — Farewell my dearly loved sister, best friend and fellow adventurer. You'll be sadly missed by all of our family. Loved sister-inlaw of my late husband Ivan, dearly loved aunty of Duncan*, John and Karen and their son Zachary, and Sharon and Rex (*denotes deceased). VARGA, Patricia Mary (Pat, nee Tait). — Two years have passed and we still miss your loving nature and caring phone calls. — Always in our hearts, much love, Juli, John, Andrew and Irish, Juli, Neil, Dani and Troy. SMITH, Patricia Joan. Rest easy Elza on your final journey. WILLIAMS, Miriam. EWING, Richard Lloyd, of Wanaka. — Passed peacefully, on November 10, 2020, at Dunstan Hospital. Dearly loved husband and best friend of Suzanne, loved and respected father and father-in-law of Mark and Larissa (Hinds), Nicola and Johnathon (Singapore), loved Granddad of Harper and Angus; Marcus and Teddy, loved brother of Charlie and Mel, and brotherin-law of Murray and Jocelyn Hampton, and loved uncle of his dear nieces. In lieu of flowers, a donation to the Cancer Society would be appreciate­d and may be left at the service. — A service to celebrate Richard’s life will be held at the Wanaka Rugby Clubrooms, McDougall Street, Wanaka, on Friday, November 27, at 1.30 p.m., followed by interment at Wanaka Cemetery. Messages to 20 Ridgecrest, Wanaka 9305. Happy 50th Birthday Malcolm (Macca). WILLIAMS (THOM), Miriam Morva. —In loving memory, passed away November 21, 2019. Loved mother of Mark, mother-in-law of Trish, Granny and great-grandmothe­r. God took one of the best, greatly missed and loved, always in our thoughts every day. DEATHS Aoraki Funeral Services, South Canterbury, FDANZ. Deaths Index ANNIS, Ross. — Peacefully, on Sunday, November 15, 2020, in the care of Oxford Court, Dunedin; in his 76th year. Loved son of the late James and Dorothy, loved brother and brother-in-law of Alan and Nolene, the late Dot and Punch Tremaine, much loved uncle of all his nieces and nephew. Ross’ family wish to thank the staff at Oxford Court for their wonderful care of Ross over the years. — At Ross’ request, a private service has been held. Messages to 13B Beta Street, Belleknowe­s, Dunedin 9011. Adamson, Annis, Brown, Clark, Collins, De Rijk, Ewing, Gordon, Grieve, Hall, Hall, Hannah, Henderson, Hunter, Keast, Kelso, Kimura, McCauley, Pilcher, Tunnicliff­e, Veenvliet, Vossen, Weller, Welsh, White, White, Phyllis Ross Raewyn Frances Shirley Elza Richard Patricia (Pat) Fay Andrea June Valerie Mary (Diane) Boyd George Adrienne Emma Allan Maree Vicki Adrianus (Jos) Carol Andrew (Andy) Velda Elizabeth (Betty) Keith TOMLINSON, Donna Ruth. — Chris Laing, Amber Proctor, Chrissie McFarlane (Brisbane), and the Laing and Irvine families wish to thank everyone who sent cards, letters and gave support following the recent death of a much loved partner, mother and sister. Special thanks to Blair McLaren, Lyndal Kelly and the Oncology team at Dunedin Hospital for their care of Donna over the last 15 years. We also wish to thank the teams at the Otago Community Hospice, Ross Home, and the West Harbour community for their care and support of Donna. Please accept this as a personal acknowledg­ement. — Nicola, Jillian, Robin and Mark and their families would like to thank everyone who attended Lionel's service. A big thankyou also for the cards, flowers, messages and baking, all greatly appreciate­d by us. Our — — thanks also go to the awesome Paul and Michelle, Kaye and support workers and friends Mike, Grant and Jackie, and who supported him in the last their extended families would few years. Please accept this as like to thank everyone who our personal acknowledg­ement attended Dot’s service, sent of our appreciati­on. messages of condolence, flowers and made phone calls as we mourn the loss of our Mum and Granny. Your support is very much appreciate­d. Thank you also to Genea and her team at Hope and Sons for their empathy, guidance and care. Please accept this as our personal acknowledg­ement of appreciati­on. WHITE, Elizabeth Lowson (Betty). WILLIAMS, Miriam Morva. — Passed away, after a short illness, in Dunedin Hospital, on Thursday, November 19, 2020; aged 92 years. Loved daughter of William* and Elizabeth* White (Mosgiel), loved sister of Helen* Andersen, cherished aunt of Len and Moira Andersen (Dunedin), Liz and Hamish MacIntyre (Coromandel), Duncan and Chook Andersen (Sydney), Irene Andersen (Auckland), Alistair* Andersen, Trish and Hirini Matunga (Christchur­ch), and Mark Andersen (Auckland), loved great-aunt to her many greatniece­s and great-nephews (*denotes deceased). Heartfelt thanks to The Good Companions, and Glennys for their wonderful care. — A service celebratin­g Betty’s life will be held in Mosgiel Presbyteri­an Church, 9 Church Street, Mosgiel, at 11 a.m., on Tuesday, November 24, followed by private cremation. In lieu of flowers, donations to St John Ambulance would be appreciate­d and may be left at the service. Messages to 4 Balmoral Avenue, Mosgiel 9024. RIORDAN, Anthony James (Tony). — Hey Mum, it’s been a year since you left us, and we think of you every day. We cherish the memories we have of you and will keep you forever in our hearts. — Lex and Tina, Mike and Hannah, Brad and Kylie, Ariel and Evie. XX — Tony died back on January 20, 2019, in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA; aged 70 years. — A Memorial Service to celebrate Tony’s life will be held at the Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, 15 Ardwick Street, Gore, on November 28, 2020, at 2 p.m. “You will always colour our hearts with love.” KELSO, Adrienne Margaret. — Peacefully, on Tuesday, — November 17, 2020, at Passed peacefully, at Dunedin Summerset Village at Wigram; Hospital; aged 83 years. aged 88 years. Dearly Dearly loved wife of Bob, loved wife of the late John for loved mother and mother-inlaw 67 years, loved and adored of Paul and Leanne, Cindy mother and mother-in-law of and Robert, cherished Nana of Jocelyn and John Hardy; Alistair Maddy and Billy and Bobbi and Barbara, Denis and Mary, and Laiken, loved friend and and the late Lyn; Merv and second Mum to Mervyn. Carol, loved grandmothe­r of Special thanks to Ward 7C. — Luke, Cara, Adam, James, As per Valerie’s wishes, a Samuel, Aleisha, Ryan, Megan, private service has been held. Cameron, Ben, Jordan and Messages to 24 Truby King their wives and partners, Crescent, Liberton, Dunedin much loved by her greatgrand­children 9010. and greatgreat-granddaugh­ter, loved sister of the late Lindsay and Muriel, and Lorna Glassey; Lois and the late Peter Thompson; Dianne and Arthur Nicholas, dearly loved sister-in-law of Robin and Maureen Kelso, Elizabeth and — the late Robin Gold, the late Loved Nana Hannah and David and Janice Kelso; and "Boss" to Maddy and Billy. the late Roger and Margaret Nana, we will miss all the fun Kelso. She will be sadly times, laughter and your missed by her nieces and Christmas trips to Hampden. nephews. Messages to the Always in our hearts and Kelso Family, c/- P.O. Box never forgotten. 10-345, Christchur­ch 8145. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Order of St. John would be appreciate­d and may be made at the service or online at bit. ly/amkelso171­1 — A celebratio­n of Adrienne’s life, will be held in the Ferry Park Chapel, 297 Ferry Road, Christchur­ch, on Monday, November 23, at 10.30 a.m., private cremation thereafter. HANNAH, Valerie Isabella. WILLIAMS (THOM), Miriam Morva. — Passed away, November 21, 2019. Loved mother and grandmothe­r of Karl and Sonia, Daniel and Josh. Always there with open arms, a loving smile, a kind heart, and always full of encouragem­ent and pride for your family. Your legacy will live on forever through your children and grandchild­ren. Forever in our hearts. PILCHER, Maree Shirley. IN MEMORIAM CASEY, Wendy Lee. — Those we love don’t go away, They walk beside us every day; Unseen, unheard, but always near, So loved, so missed, so very dear. — Love, Carolanne. X WOODS, Lionel. BROWN, Raewyn (nee Mair). Julie — Passed away, peacefully, at the Otago Community Hospice, Dunedin, on Wednesday, November 18, 2020. Much loved wife and best friend of Philip, loved sister of Georgina, the late Mike, James and Alex, loved and fun loving aunty of Grace and Daniel; Sarah and Andrew; Stanley, Rosemary, Gareth and Brad. — A service for Julie will be held at Whitestone Chapel, 54 Weston Road, Oamaru, on Thursday, November 26, at 1.30 p.m. ACKNOWLEDG­EMENTS PORTOBELLO LIBRARY CENTRE CLEARWATER, George. BARRON, Dorothy (Dot). GORDON, Patricia Mary (Pat). Two years have gone by. Precious memories are what we have, Of times we spent together; But while you’re gone, you’re not forgotten, As memories last forever. Love from us all. — Bette, Ian, Barry, Ross, Jann and families. — Peacefully, at Margaret Wilson Rest Home, surrounded by her family, on November 17, 2020; aged 96. Loved wife of the late Jack, cherished Mum of John and Alma, Anne Knowles and Tony Faalilo, Carol McGrath, Kathy and the late George Temara, Marie and Davey Wade, Dick and Sharyn, Joan and Brian Gosney, Robbie and Yvonne, Mary Nuku, Philip and Lynley, Michael and Yvonne, Allan, Chris and Glenys, Mark and Wendy, and friend of Harry Solouota, and a loved Gran of all her 53 grandchild­ren, 98 great-grandchild­ren and 16 great-great-grandchild­ren. — A Requiem Mass for Pat will be celebrated at the Sacred Heart Basilica, Craigie Avenue, Timaru, on Saturday, December 5, at 11 a.m., followed by interment at Timaru Cemetery. Messages to P.O. Box 2106, Washdyke, Timaru 7941. PILCHER, Maree. — Died peacefully, at home, in Oamaru. Loved aunty of Allyce and Leighton Hurring, sister-in-law and cherished friend of Sue Milnes. You were so brave and courageous until the end. There will be a beautiful lady in Heaven. Sadly missed. XX Opens on Thursdays, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Phone 03-470-1532 HOSPITAL VISITING HOURS HANNAH, Valerie Isabella. YARDLEY, Raymond David Yardley, Dunedin Hospital and Queen Mary Maternity Centre: 9.5.1945 –25.8.2020. Gay and our families wish to sincerely thank our many friends and relatives who thought about us at the very sad time of the passing of Ray, a dearly loved husband, father and grandfathe­r. The many acts of kindness expressed in so many ways have brought much comfort, the flowers, cards, letters, telephone calls, lovely food and continued visits have been special and uplifting. Special mention to our minister, Reverend Peter Dunn, and to Wilson Fraser and the team at J. Fraser & Sons, for their compassion and special care of Ray. To Dr Kate Wheeler for her care and support to Ray through his illness. To our church family at Windsor Community Church, Invercargi­ll, and the St Enoch’s ladies in Alexandra, thank you so much for serving the refreshmen­ts, it was so appreciate­d. To all who attended the services for Ray, and those who watched on livestream, we thank you for your support and understand­ing due to the Covid19 restrictio­ns. Please accept this as a personal acknowledg­ement of our gratitude and thanks. FITZGERALD, Win. — Loving memories of our Mum and Nana. — Mary, Pauline and families. PILCHER, Maree (ne´e Hurring). Please help our staff care for our patients by only visiting our wards between 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. — except for the Neo-natal Intensive Care Unit, adult Intensive Care Unit and High Dependency Units where visiting is by appointmen­t only. Special arrangemen­ts are made for parents and caregivers of children in our wards. Phone 03-474-0999. — On Saturday, November 14, 2020. I whispered in your ear, PATERSON-BARTON, Nola. WHITE, Keith Russell; aged 77. — Devoted husband and dearly loved friend of Daph for 59 years. Passed away, peacefully, on Monday, November 16, 2020, in Dunedin, whilst holding hands with the love of his life. Dearly loved father of his girls, Jeanine and Toni, and respected son-in-law David Cassidy, treasured Pappa to his three granddaugh­ters Jorgiana, Alexandra and Erikah. Thanks to Oxford Court for all your love, care and attention and a thankyou to the Access daily home carers. — At Keith’s request, a private service and cremation has been held. Messages for the family c/Gillions Funeral Services, 407 Hillside Road, Dunedin 9012. CLARK, Frances Helen (nee Dunckley). — In loving memory of our beautiful daughter, wife, and mother who passed away after an accident one year ago today. Heartfelt memories of a beautiful daughter, Whose love was sweet and pure; To lose someone so precious, Is a pain that’s hard to endure. You were a jewel in our hearts, You were loved in every way; Now you’re gone, you’re truly missed, Each and every day. You always brought the sunshine, And you brightened up our world; Spreading happiness and kindness, Since you were a little girl. Nola, life is not the same, Now you’re no longer here; But our love for you is still strong, And will remain year after year. — Love, Jamie, Sophia, Ruby, Lucy, Mum and Dad, Craig and family, Ross and family, and Julie and family. HANNAH, Valerie Isabella. DUNCAN, Robert Murray, "See you when I get there." — On Thursday, November 19, 2020; aged 68 years. After a long illness, Frances passed away, peacefully, at Radius Fulton Home. Much loved mother of Robert, and Jenifer, special grandmothe­r of Brittany, dearly loved daughter of Gay and Geoff* Dunckley, much loved sister and sister-in-law of Chip* and Heather, John and Ellen, Hugh, Nick and Ingrid, Eleanor Finnerty, Tony and Trish, loved aunt and greataunt of her nieces and nephews (*denotes deceased). Thank you to staff of Radius Fulton for their wonderful care of Frances. — A service for Frances will be held in Hope and Sons Chapel, 523 Andersons Bay Road, Dunedin, at 12.30 p.m., on Monday, November 23, followed by private cremation. Messages to 14B Exe Street, Oamaru 9400. — Our special mother and Nanna. Safe in God’s hands, with all her fur babies again. — Cindy and Bobbi. XX 18.9.2020. — Lynette, Blair, Kane and Kylie and their families wish to thank everyone for their support and kindness after the loss of our much loved husband, father, father-in-law and Granddad. Your support expressed through cards, flowers, baking, emails and phone calls were very much appreciate­d and continue to be a great comfort. Thank you to all Robert's friends who worked so hard to make the venue so special with his vintage cars and earthmovin­g machinery. To Alan Sutton for leading a wonderful service celebratin­g Robert's life and everyone who attended the service or watched the livestream. Thank you. Please accept this as a personal family acknowledg­ement. I will miss you ever so much my dearest friend. Thank you for sharing 59 years of memories with me. HENDERSON, Mary Diane (Diane). "Friends are the flowers in the garden of life." — Treasured youngest daughter of the late Clarence and Eileen Henderson, beloved Mum and mother-in-law of Debbie, Grant (deceased), Dean, Bron and David, Todd and Cherie, Kelly, Greer and Gareth, Gorgeous Grandy of Christian and Summer, Eilee and Adam, McCauley, Ella and Ben, Conner, Gabriel and Rochane, Max, Charlotte, Ben, Liam, Noah and Dominic, precious Great-Grandy of Alaska, Arlo, Luna and Daisy. Mum passed away, peacefully, surrounded by family love, at the Otago Community Hospice, on November 16, 2020. — As per Mum's wishes, a private Requiem Mass has been held, and Mum rests at Broad Bay Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Otago Community Hospice would be greatly appreciate­d. The family wishes to acknowledg­e the care and respect given to Mum by Dr Ben Brockway, the Respirator­y team at Dunedin Hospital, Doctor Bishop and the team at Broadway Medical, and the caring team at Otago Community Hospice. Any messages can be sent to 76 Bayfield Road, Dunedin 9013. — BFF, Ngairena. X Mental Health Emergency Psychiatri­c Services, Dunedin Hospital: TUNNICLIFF­E, Vicki Fay (nee Buchanan). — Passed peacefully, after a short illness, at Lakes District Hospital, on Thursday, November 12, 2020; aged 67 years. Dearly loved wife of Bruce, much loved mother of Keely and Neil (Ana), cherished Nani of Natalie and Sophie, sister of John Buchanan (Sue), Robert Buchanan (Helen) and their families, close cousin Helen Smith (Steve). — A Memorial Service to celebrate Vicki's life will be held in St Margaret’s Presbyteri­an Church, corner Ross and McBride Streets, Frankton, on Tuesday, November 24, at 1.30 p.m. Phone 0800-46-78-46. Betts Funeral Services Ltd, Timaru, FDANZ. Wakari Hospital: Visiting Wards 9A and 10A is by appointmen­t only. All other mental health wards’ visiting hours are between 3 p.m. and 8 p.m., or at other times by arrangemen­t. The long-term rehabilita­tion ward’s visiting hours are between 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., but special arrangemen­ts are made for families. Phone 03-476-2191. GRIEVE, Fay Pitt (formerly of Wanaka). — On November 18, 2020, with family by her side, at Yvette Williams Retirement Village, Dunedin; aged 95 years. Loved wife of the late John, much loved mother and mother-in-law of Liz and Ian, Marg and Peter, William and Judy, loved Granny of Sam and Erin, and Ben and Samantha; Lucy, and Rosie; Charlotte, George, and Claudia, loved Great-grandma of her four great-grandchild­ren. Fay’s family sincerely thank the staff of Yvette Williams Retirement Village for their loving care of Fay. — In accordance with Fay’s wishes, a private cremation will be held. Messages to 238 Beacon Point Road, Wanaka 9305. KIMURA, Emma (nee Taylor). — It breaks our hearts that our beautiful mother passed away, suddenly, in Oamaru, on Wednesday, November 18, 2020. It took us all by surprise. Forever loved by her girls Victoria, Angela, and Brenda and their late Dad, Desmond Kimura, beloved partner to Evan George, precious GamGam to all her moko, Stevie Emma, Tangiwai, Wakatoa, Anahera, Phoenix, Lucas and great-grand-moko Dallas and Manaia, sister to Maria, Joseph, and the late Adelaide, and aunty to all her nieces and nephews. Our talented Mum was young at heart and loved to laugh. She will be missed by so many people. — A service for Mum will be held at the Oamaru Club, 32 Severn Street, on Monday, November 23, at 1 p.m. McDONALD, Beresford Ritchie (Ritchie), Mercy Hospital: Visiting hours are between 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. MEMORIAL SERVICES 28.11.1932-22.10.2020. Audrey and family wish to sincerely thank everyone for their kindness and support following the sad loss of our dearly loved Ritchie, on October 22, 2020. To all who have sent cards, flowers, baking and meals and called or visited, we are very grateful. Ritchie was a very special man who will be greatly missed by family, friends and all who knew him. Your many acts of kindness and sympathy have been a great comfort during this sad time. Please accept this as a personal acknowledg­ement of our appreciati­on. Memorial Services Index “She would love bright colours to be worn.” — Mary Elizabeth Frye "Do Not Stand at My Grave and Weep." DUNEDIN PUBLIC LIBRARIES OPENING HOURS www.dunedinlib­raries.govt.nz Messages to 261 Lower Shotover Road, Queenstown 9371. Bradshaw, Hills, Riordan, Rose Alma Anthony (Tony) COLLINS, Shirley Irene (nee Derrick), 22.4.1933–18.11.2020. — Passed away, peacefully, on Wednesday, November 18, 2020. Much loved wife of the late Mark, loved Mum and mother-in-law of Murray and Margaret (Waikaka), Graeme and Julie (Dunedin), Roger and Sharon (Gore), and Bronwyn and Nick (Waikaka), dearly loved Grandma Shirley of her 11 grandchild­ren and six great-grandchild­ren. — A Memorial Service to celebrate Shirley’s life will be held in Southern Funeral Home Chapel, 106 Hokonui Drive, Gore, on Tuesday, November 24, at 2 p.m. Donations kindly accepted for Hokonui St John Ambulance. Special thankyou to the staff of Resthaven Village, Gore, for their love and care, and to the staff of Southland and Gore Hospitals. Messages to 786 Leithen Road, 5RD, Gore 9775. City Library, 230 Moray Place, BRADSHAW, Rose Elizabeth. “Because He lives, I can face tomorrow.” Dunedin, Phone: 474-3690: Monday to Friday: 9.30am to 8pm. Saturday/Sunday: 11am to 4pm. — Passed, peacefully, on October 30, 2020. Dearly loved wife of the late Jack Bradshaw, loved Mum of David, Paul, Debbie, and Lisa, Grandma to Laura, Michael, Tracey, Timothy, Rhys, Amy, Jono, and Matthew, Great-grandma to Riley, Savannah, Carter, Harvey, Tobias, Elijah, and Blake. — A Memorial Service for Rose will be held today, Saturday, November 21, at 1 p.m., in the Creative Arts Centre, 142 Clyde Street, Balclutha. Phone 03-470-1532 STEEL, Eileen Alice, 12.11.193420.11.2012. — So hard to believe eight years have passed since you left us so suddenly. Not a day goes by that we don't think of your beautiful face and smile, kindness and loving nature. We miss you. — With love, your family. VEENVLIET, Adrianus Marinus (Jos). TAIERI HISTORICAL MUSEUM & PARK, OUTRAM McCAULEY, Allan Raymond, On November 13, 2020, passed away, peacefully; a month short of his 93rd birthday. Loved husband of the late Lil, sadly missed devoted father of Barry and Judith, Tony, Joy and Stephen (Australia), Lynn and Lorrie, Opa of Cody, and Danielle; Dean, and Tara; Khaine, Chase, and Jade; Grand Opa to Ebony, may he be fondly remembered by his relatives and friends in the Netherland­s. His family would like to express their gratitude for the great care Jos received from the carers with the Royal District Nursing Services and the staff at Yvette Williams, Highgate. Also, a special thanks to Mark Baxter of Brighton for his help when he was at home and in care. — At Dad’s request, a private memorial has been held. Messages to 15 Holyhead Street, Outram 9019. Requiescat in Pace. Mosgiel Library/Service Centre, 7 Hartstonge Avenue, Mosgiel. Library: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday: 9.30am to 5.30pm. Wednesday and Friday: 9.30am to 8pm. Saturday: 10am to 1pm. Service Centre: Monday-Friday 9.30am-5pm. 18.8.1940-17.11.2020. The Otago Vintage Machinery Club is open on Sundays and Wednesdays, 2 p.m.4 p.m. The Taieri Historical Museum is open Sundays, 2 p.m.-4 p.m., Oct.-May, other times by arrangemen­t. Picnic facilities and toilets available. Turn off SH87 at Outram Bridge. Contact: Neil 0274-733-035. HALL, Andrea. — It is with so much sadness and love that we announce the passing of our strong, brave, wife, mother and Gran, on Wednesday, November 18, 2020. Dearly loved and adored wife of Mervyn for 49 years, precious Mum of Damien and Fiona, dearly loved mother-in-law of Tonni and Nicky, loved Gran of Ella, Ava and Quinn, loved sister and sister-in-law of Gus and Steph, much loved Aunty Andrea of Jason and Kirsten, and great-aunt to Axel, Valin, Zach and Leo. There are no words to describe the strength, heart and bravery that Andrea possessed. Her humour, her kindness and her "impecable" spelling that Merv will dearly miss. — A service for Andrea will be held at the A. & P. Showground­s Pavilion, 26 Hakatarame­a Highway, Waimate, on Tuesday, November 24, at 2 p.m. Special thanks to the team at Hospice South Canterbury and Sharon at the Cancer Society, Timaru. Messages to the Hall family, c/- 10 Redcliff Road, 10RD, Waimate 7980. Now at peace. Free to roam again. WELLER, Andrew Blair (Andy). Loved father and father-inlaw of Angela and Hunter McKenzie, Paul and Linda McCauley, Lana Stirling, and Julie Brown, loved Granddad of Josh and Tayla McKenzie, Kelly and Dale McCauley and Bayley Ellis, loved brother of Pat Smith and Beverley Ford. He passed away, surrounded by the love of his family, to be welcomed on the other side by his beloved Bevan (Stirling), siblings Russell, Eion, Owen, June, Joan, and his Mum Elle, and Dad Raymond. We wish to thank Annette and her team at Wyndham Rest Home for their wonderful care of Dad. Also the St John Ambulance crew of Bob and Linda and the Southland Hospital ED nurses for their genuine care and compassion shown to Dad and our family. Passed away, peacefully, at home, surrounded by his family, on Tuesday, November 17, 2020; aged 58 years, after a relentless battle with cancer. Dearly loved husband of Leone, much loved father and father-in-law of Rochelle and Dave, Ashley and Kristie, and the late Amy, adored Granddad of Rae, loved son of Barbara and the late Tony, much loved brother and brother-in-law of Mark, Melissa and Wayne, and Justine and Derek, much loved son-in-law of Margaret and John McDougall, loved brotherin-law of John and Diana, Timothy and Frances, Andrew and Angela, and Nicola, loved uncle of all his nieces and nephews, a friend to many after 38 years at Tiwai, especially Crews 2 and 3. Many thanks to Dr Phil White from Winton Medical Centre, Dean from Oncology Cancer Care and all who cared for Andrew during his illness. — A service to celebrate Andrew’s life will be held on Thursday, November 26, at 2 p.m., Invercargi­ll Working Men’s Club, 154 Esk Street, Invercargi­ll, followed by a private cremation. Flowers respectful­ly declined, but donations can be made at the service for Hospice Southland. Messages to 69 Blakie Road, Ryal Bush, Invercargi­ll 9876 or on Andrew’s tribute page at frasersfun­erals/tributes Watch Andrew Weller's funeral by BECKFILMNZ http://livestream.com/ accounts/10730215/events/ 9408117 THOMAS, Leonie Hilda. — Reunited with her soul mate Parry, one year ago today. Miss and love you both more than all the stars in the sky. — Arohanui, Eric, Lauana, Daveen, Andrea and wha¯nau. HUNTER, Boyd. — Boyd sadly passed away, peacefully, at his home, on November 19, 2020. Dearly loved husband and best friend of Noeline, and loved husband of the late Jenny, loved father, father-inlaw and Poppa of Philippa, Rick, Laura, and Kate Nelson; Chris, Laura, Oliver, Elliot, and Eva Hunter; Jo, Peter, Will, Anna, and Ruby Young; Shelley, Tim, Alex, and Xavier Gardner, loved and respected by Noeline’s family Maria, John, Bridget, and Pippa Collins, Geoff, Mandy, Sam, and Evie Snell, Richard, Bex, Jessica, and Gabby Snell. A special thanks to Sharon, Kim, Dr Tony Monaghan and the district nursing team, for their exceptiona­l care of Boyd. DUNEDIN PUBLIC ART GALLERY Port Chalmers Library/Service Centre, Beach Street, Port Chalmers, Library: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, 9.30am to 5.30pm. Thursday: 9.30am to 8pm, Saturday 11am-2pm. Service Centre: Monday-Friday 9.30am-5pm. 30 The Octagon Open: 10am to 5pm daily. Gamble FUNERAL NOTICES FUNERAL NOTICES South Dunedin Community Pop Up Library and Service Centre, 199 Hillside Rd, South Dunedin, ph. 474-3690: Hours: Tuesday and Thursday, 11am to 4pm, Wednesday and Friday, 11am to 5.30pm, Saturday 10am to 12pm. Service Centre: Tuesday, Thursday from opening until 4pm; Wednesday, Friday from opening until 5pm. VISITOR INFORMATIO­N Visitor informatio­n is available from the Dunedin Visitor Centre, 50 The Octagon. Open between 8.30am and 5pm, Monday to Friday; 9am and 5pm Saturday, Sunday, Public Holidays. Phone 474-3300. Cremations – Burials – Eco Burials De RIJK, Elza Jessie (nee McAra, previously Macdonald), Starting from $2,995 22.5.1934-17.11.2020. — 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 (*denotes deceased). — A service for Elza will be held at 1 p.m., on Monday, November 23, at First Church, Tay Street, Invercargi­ll, followed by a private cremation. Elza will be resting at 133 Moana Street until her service. Messages to 133 Moana Street, Rosedale, Invercargi­ll 9810 or can be left on Elza’s obituary page at www.distinctfu­nerals.co.nz Dunedin Owned & Operated "Forever in our hearts." Waikouaiti Centre, Library/Service (03) 470 1532 Call Diane or Gary Shaw 192 Main Road, Waikouaiti. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 1.30pm to 5.30pm. Wednesday: 10am to 5.30pm. Friday: 10am to 8pm; Saturday 10am-1pm. Sunday Closed. Service Centre: Open Monday to Friday during Library opening hours until 5pm. — At Boyd’s request, a private service will be held. Messages to 5 Fairmile Drive, Mosgiel 9024. OLVESTON HISTORIC HOME 42 Royal Terrace PORT CHALMERS MARITIME MUSEUM See testimonia­ls on our website VARGA, Patricia Mary (Pat), August 8, 1947-November 22, 2018. — In loving memory of our dearly loved, and precious Mum and Nana, who left us two years ago tomorrow. Memories are a gift treasure, Ours of you will last for ever; The pain of losing you will always stay, Love and remembered every day. — All our love, Theresa, When placing a Family Notice Shelby and Zac. XOXO for the Otago Daily Times please email your details including your name, address and phone number along with what day you want your notice to run for, what column you wish to run the notice in along with the notice text to: classified@alliedpres­s.co.nz www.exitfunera­lservices.co.nz Entry by guided tour only. 1-hour tours commence daily at: 9.30am, 10.45am, 12noon, 1.30pm, 2.45pm, 4pm. Art collection tours: Sundays, 3-5pm. Ph. 03-477-3320, email reception@olveston.co.nz Open 7 days. Bookings recommende­d. Opening Hours: Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays (except Good Friday and Christmas Day), 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Cruise Ship days, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Phone for inquiries 472-8233. The people that brought affordable funerals to Dunedin "We love you, we will miss you and will always be proud of you. Thank you for fighting as long as you did." MACANDREW BAY LIBRARY to Open Wednesdays, 5.30 p.m.-7.30 p.m., Fridays, 2.30 p.m.-4.30 p.m. Aoraki Funeral Services, South Canterbury, FDANZ. Blueskin Bay Library/Service Centre, 28 Harvey Street, Waitati. Monday and Tuesday, 2pm to 6pm; Wednesday, Thursday, Friday: 10am to 12 noon and 2pm to 6pm; Saturday 10am to1pm. Sunday Closed. Service Centre: Open Monday to Friday during Library opening hours until 5pm. Bookbuses visit 50 locations around the greater Dunedin area on a weekly basis. Timetables are available at all libraries. EMERGENCY HEALTH NUMBERS FAMILY NOTICES DUNEDIN GASWORKS MUSEUM ALLIED PRESS LTD ADVERTISIN­G TERMS can be found on our website www.odt.co.nz DUNEDIN · MOSGIEL · PALMERSTON Ambulance: 111. Emergency Department, Dunedin Hospital, 474-0999. Mental Health Emergency Service, Dunedin, 0800-46-78-46. Health and Disability Advocates, 479-0265. Dunedin Urgent Doctors and Accident Centre, 479-2900. Health Line for on-line advice, 0800-611-116. 03 455 5074 ∙ 0800 555 074 office@hopeandson­s.co.nz www.hopeandson­s.co.nz 20 Braemar Street, South Dunedin. Open Sundays, 12 noon-4 p.m. Inquiries phone 455-5063 or info@gasworksmu­seum.org.nz VARGA, Patricia Mary. — A golden heart stopped beating, Hard working hands at rest; God broke our hearts to prove, He only takes the best. Miss and love you always. — Philip, Christine and family. Members of FDANZ