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Current Funerals

CARTER, Warren Anthony

Thursday, 10 August 2017
CARTER, Warren Anthony - On Thursday 10th August 2017 as the result of an accident, aged 71.  Much loved husband of Joan for 50 years. Loving father and father-in-law of Nicola and Lindsay Wright (Masterton), Glenn (Bangkok), Brendon (Ben) and Lisi (London), Marcus and Sheridan (Ballarat), Sarah and James Woodhouse (Palmerston North), Amy and James (London). Active and involved Grandad of Daniel and Megan; Mackenzie and Hudson; Sam and Lachie. A Service to give thanks for Warren’s life will be held at Rosewood, 415 Queen Street Masterton on Thursday 17th August at 1.00pm followed by interment at Riverside Park Lawn Cemetery. Messages to the family may be sent c/- P O Box 2055 Masterton

FLANNERY, William James ‘Bill’

Thursday, 10 August 2017
FLANNERY, William James ‘Bill’ (of Masterton) on 10 August 2017, peacefully at Wellington Hospital, aged 80 years.  Dearly loved husband of the late Sheila.  Much loved father and father-in-law of Lance and Phillippa (Rangiora), Lyn (deceased), Blair and Robyn (Masterton), Chris and Sean (Napier).  Loved grandad of Alise and Erin; Anna and Katie; Jamie, Daniel and Shyanne. Loved great grandad of Harper. Loved brother and brother-in-law of Marie and Vic Funnell (Australia), Ross (deceased) and Elwyn Flannery (Eketahuna). A service to celebrate Bill’s life will be held at Rosewood 415 Queen Street, Masterton on Tuesday 15 August at 2.00pm followed by private cremation.

McCARTHY, Hazel Joyce

Saturday, 5 August 2017

McCARTHY, Hazel Joyce on Saturday, 5th August  2017 at her home, Wairarapa Village, Masterton. In her 93rd year. Loved wife of the late Archie. Loved mother and mother in law of Mike, Ian and Esther, John and Raewyn, Bill and Raelene, Kevin and Leesa. Loved Grandmother of Nadine and Shane, Lauren and Tansel, Alex and Megan, Cameron and Heather, Marc and the late Karla. Loved Great Grandmother of her 5.5 great grandchildren. Messages to the McCarthy family may be posted to c/- PO Box 2055, Masterton. In lieu of flowers donations may be posted to St John Ambulance 167 Dixon Street, Masterton or left at Rosewood. A service will be held at Rosewood 415 Queen St Masterton on Monday August 14th at 2.00pm followed by a private cremation.

BENGSTON, Esther Marguerite

Saturday, 29 July 2017

On July 29 2017 at Kandahar, Masterton, aged 100 years.  Dearly loved wife of the late Vaughan.   Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Bernard (deceased) and Beverley, David and Gladys (Nireaha), Wilfred and Diane (Eketahuna), Mary and Barry Skitton (Queensland), Jennifer and Philip Yates (Auckland).  Loved Nana and Little Nana of her 20 grandchildren, 34 great grandchildren and 6 great great grandchildren.  A service to celebrate Esther’s life will be held at Rosewood 415 Queen Street Masterton on Wednesday 2 August at 2.00pm followed by interment the next day, Thursday 3 August at Mangaroa Cemetery, Hastings at 1.00pm.  Messages to David Bengston RD 6 Nireaha, Eketahuna 4995.

INKSTER Neill

Thursday, 20 July 2017
On 20th July 2017, peacefully at Wairarapa Hospital, aged 91.
Dearly loved husband of Margaret for 66 years.  Much loved father and father-in-law of John and Jenny (Masterton), Pamela and Allan Brodie (Nelson), Jane Lamb (Masterton).  Loved Pop of Sally, Bridget, Nikki, and Ben, Kiel, Todd, Scott and Brooke, Luke, and their families. In lieu of flowers a donation to the Wairarapa Hospital rehabilitation courtyard would be appreciated.  PO Box 486, Masterton 5804 or left at the service. Messages to the Inkster  family maybe posted  c/- PO Box 2055, Masterton 5842.  A Service to give thanks for Neill’s life will be held at Rosewood, 415 Queen Street, Masterton on Wednesday 26 July at 2pm followed by private cremation.
 

WILSON, Lois Ann

Wednesday, 19 July 2017
 
On 19 July 2017, very peacefully at Roseneath  Lifecare, Carterton, aged 83. Loved wife of the late Jim.  Loved mum of Tony and Joules, Jude and Phil Clark, John and Jackie, Tracy and Glenn.  Loved nana of Adam, and Jeremy; Andrew and Emily, Jennifer and Holly; Kimmie and Jake.  Nan Nan of Parker.  The family would like to thank Lois’ Carers, neighbours and all the staff at Roseneath.  Messages to Lois’ family may be left on her tribute page www.tributes.co.nz.  A service for Lois will be held at St Andrews Union Church, Main Street Greytown on Thursday 27 July at 2pm followed by private cremation
 

MITA, Greta Mary Agnes (Thurlow)

Tuesday, 18 July 2017

On Tuesday, 18th July 2017 peacefully at Kandahar Resthome, Masterton. Wife of the late Patrick Mita, loved mother and mother in law of Shirley and Bob Allanson, Joseph Tyacke (dec)  Piki and Fred Matthews, Willie and Anna. Friend of Martin, Nicodemus, Sonja and Brian. Loved Nanny of Annette, Patrick, Hendrick, Kama and Edward. Loved Great Nanny of Ashley, Alikai and Ahleiya, Malikai, Eliah, Jardon, Patrick (Jnr) and Kerwin. All messages to the Mita family may be posted to c/- PO Box 2055 Kuripuni Masterton 5840. A service will be held at Rosewood on Thursday, July 20th at 2.00pm followed by a private cremation.

CHANDLER, Graham

Saturday, 15 July 2017

On Saturday, 15th July 2017 at Lansdowne Park Masterton. Aged 81 years.Dearly loved husband of Jill, much loved father and father in law of Karen and Phillip Treseder (Masterton), Murray (Auckland), Keith (dec), Ross and Karen (UK). Loved Grandfather of Alex, Sam and Ben, Lara, Matt and Olivia, Loved brother and brother-in-law of Mel and Di, Clive, Jean Hoten (dec), Coleen (dec) and Peter Wilkinson, Ian (dec), Gwen and Mike Green, Ron and Julene, Heather and John Black. Loved brother-in-law of Peter and Jose Dare. Loved Uncle of all his nephews and nieces. Messages to the Chandler family may be posted to c/- PO Box 2055 Kuripuni Masterton 5840. In lieu of flowers donations would be appreciated to Hospice Wairarapa 59 Renall St, Masterton or may be left at the service. A service to celebrate Graham’s life will be held at Rosewood 415 Queen St Masterton on Saturday July 22nd at 11.00am followed by a cremation. 

TATTON, Rex

Sunday, 9 July 2017

RNZAF WWII. On July 9 2017 peacefully at Wairarapa Village, Masterton, aged 95.  Dearly loved husband of Lorna for 70 years.  Much loved father and father-in-law of Robyn and Barry Todd, Brian and Linda, Trish and Chris Hepburn, Libby and Mike Trafford, Jude and Dave Mitchell.  Loved Grandad Rex of Greg; Grant, Jo, and Richie; Kate, Willie, Sam, and Toria; Jane, Nicky, and Paul; Sally, Fliss, Matt and his 16 great grandchildren.  A service to celebrate Rex’s life will be held at Rosewood 415 Queen Street Masterton on Wednesday 12th July at 2.00pm followed by private cremation.  Messages to Lorna Tatton 13/140 Chapel Street, Masterton.

TOWNS, Tracey Angela

Saturday, 8 July 2017

On 8th July 2017 at home in Masterton wrapped in the love of her family and friends, aged 56. Dearly loved mother of Ari and Nic. A loved and loving friend to many. A Service to celebrate Tracey’s life will be held at Rosewood, 415 Queen Street Masterton on Friday July 14th at 11.00am, followed by private cremation. Tracey is at home for those wishing to visit.

McNAB, Lois May (formerly HORROBIN)

Wednesday, 5 July 2017
 
Passed away peacefully with family on July 5, 2017 in her 83rd year.  Loved wife of the late David Horrobin and the late Bruce McNab.  Loved mother and mother-in-law of Judith (deceased) and Bruce Macklin, Richard, Trish, Geoff and Karen, and Lynne.  Loved mother-in-law of Allan Wickens.  Beloved Nana of Kim, Tatsuya, Anna, Erica; Hamish, Rachel, Sam; Amy Matthew; Phillip, Melissa and Amanda.
Great grandmother of her 10 great grandchildren.  Cherished sister of Robert and Shirley.  Loved aunty of all her nieces and nephews.  Dearest and close friend of Pam Eagle.  The family would like to acknowledge and thank Lansdowne Park staff for their support over the past 3 years. They are especially grateful for the support and care of the Wairarapa Hospital staff in recent days.  In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Age Concern (WOOPS) PO Box 865, Masterton 5840 or may be left at the service. Messages to the Horrobin family may be posted C/- PO Box 2055, Masterton 5842.
A service to celebrate Lois’ life will be held at Rosewood 415 Queen Street, Masterton on Saturday 8 July at 11.00am followed by private cremation.

BRESAZ, Carmen Felicita

Wednesday, 5 July 2017

On 5 July 2017 peacefully at Wairarapa Village, Masterton in her 94th year.  Dearly loved wife of the late Toni.  Much loved mother of Claudia, and the late Attilio and Shirley.  Loved grandmother of Peter, and Donna.  Loved great grandmother of Alana, Nico, Hayley and Isabel; Jacob, Lucia, Teau, and Wilhem.  A funeral service will be held at Rosewood 415 Queen Street Masterton on Monday July 10 at 11.am followed by interment at Riverside Cemetery.  Messages to the Bresaz family C/- PO Box 2055 Masterton.

MORROW, Pam

Monday, 3 July 2017
 On Monday, 3rd July 2017 peacefully at Aversham House, Masterton  in her 81st  year. Dearly loved wife of the late Brian. Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Janice and Jamie Loader (Masterton), Carol and Evan Lehmstedt, (Masterton) and the late Sandi Rose. Loved son-in-law of Gerry Rose. Dearly loved Nana of her 8 grandchildren,  20 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild. Heartfelt thanks to the caring staff of Aversham House and to Dr Aage Terpstra. 
A service to celebrate Pam’s life will be held at Rosewood 415 Queen St, Masterton on Friday 7th July at 2.00pm followed by private cremation.

ALGIE Maureen Edith

Monday, 3 July 2017
(of Greytown) passed away unexpectedly in Auckland on 3rd July 2017,aged 84. Loved wife of the late Keith.
Much loved Mother of Cherilyn, Edwin and Donna, Brian and Dee, Kevin,  Peter and Christine.
Loved Nanna of Bjorn and Jessica, Natasha and Tom, Justin and Rebecca, Quinton and Zoey, Luke and Tulasi, Kennan and Jade, Matthew, Daniel, and Scott, Keith and Kimberley, Christie and Al, Roseanna and David, Carla and Connor, Justine and Jade, Nicole and James, Rebecca, Joshua and Lou.
Loved Great Nanna of Neva, Tessa, Louis, Jake, Mitch, Masen, Lilly,Violet, Memphis, Zekiah, Hazel, Jeremy,Levi, Rex, Frankie, Amelia and Leo.
Loved sister of the late Father Patrick James O’Connor.
The family invite Maureen’s friends to a service to be held at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Main Street Greytown on Tuesday 11th July 2017 at 11.00am followed by burial at Greytown Cemetery.
 

HARRISON, Doreen Mary (Dee)

Saturday, 1 July 2017

On 1 July 2017 peacefully at Masterton, aged 88. Dearly loved wife of the late George Harrison. Treasured Mum of Susan and Richard Tustain, Steven and Maria Harrison, and the late Gerald Hardy. Cherished Nanny of Glen and Susanna, Shelley  and Nick, Luke, and Stephanie. Great Nanny of Imogen and Luella.  Dearly loved sister of Valerie and John Scott (UK), and Caroline (Phyllis) Sedgwick-Doig (Geelong). “Mum will live on in our thoughts and in our hearts forever. Always a lady.” A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St Patrick’s Church, Queen Street Masterton on Wednesday 5 July at 2.00pm  followed by private cremation.

WIENTJENS, Hendrikus (Harry) Petrus Jacobus

Saturday, 1 July 2017
 
On 1 July 2017, at Lyndale Villa Masterton, in his 94th year.  Husband of the late Cornelia (Corrie). Survived in the Netherlands by his loving sisters Nellie and Wientje, his brother Wim, many nephews and nieces, particularly Ine and Marie-Renee who visited him regularly, and by the Smits families.  Survived in NZ by his loving nieces and nephews Bert, Mia, Casy, Francisca, Cecilia, Anita, Jane, Henriette, John and Diana and their families.
Special thanks to the staff at Masterton Medical, Wairarapa Hospital and Lyndale Villa, and to the  carers, neighbours and friends who previously supported Harry at home.
Funeral mass will be celebrated at St Patrick’s Church Queen Street Masterton on Wednesday 5th July at 11.00am followed by private cremation
In lieu of flowers, donations to SPCA will be appreciated.
Messages to Henriette and Gary Smith C/- P O Box 2055 Masterton

FRASER Morgan Ross (Private M103587)

Tuesday, 27 June 2017

Of Riversdale, Southland unexpectedly at Mt Taranaki, aged 22 years.

Dearly loved son of Sherryl and Glen. Much loved step-son of Corrina and the late Don. 

Much loved brother of Meredith, Sam, Jessie, Lauren, Quinn, Ethan, Alex, Ava, Abby and Elsa. Much loved grandson of Dave and Lorraine; Helen and Ross; Sherilyn and Graham; and the late Claire.

Messages to Morgan’s family may be posted c/- PO Box 2055, Masterton 5842.

In lieu of flowers, donations New Zealand Land Search and Rescue PO Box 13182, Christchurch 81411 or Taranaki Alpine Cliff Rescue PO Box 911, New Plymouth 4340.

A Service for Morgan will be held at the Gore RSA Clubrooms, 12 Bowler Ave Gore on Thursday 6th July at 11.00am, followed by burial at Riverside Cemetery.

 

 

 

 

PAKU, Gregory (Nig).

Sunday, 25 June 2017

Passed away peacefully surrounded by his loved ones on 25th June 2017 in Masterton. Treasured husband of Marilyn, loving father of Tiffany and Gregory, father in law of Rachel. Devoted Grandad to all his grandkids. Brother in law of Andrew and Wendy, Lavitte and Sarndra, Clive and Cindy, Priscilla, Bruce, Huatahi, Desmond, Roberta and Rex. A special son in law, brother in law and awesome uncle of the Karaitiana Whanau. Loving Uncle to so many. A service will be held at the Tumapuhia Marae, Homewood Rd, Homewood on Wednesday 28th June at 11.00am.