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Current Funerals

HOOKER, Sanchia Helen (nee Hunter)

Thursday, 12 July 2018

On 12 July 2018, aged 93. Quietly slipped away into the presence of her Lord, after a great day saying goodbye to her family and friends.  Loved wife of the late John. Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Jonathan and Margaret, Robert and Jan.   Nan/Granny to her grandchildren Michael and Hodi (USA), Nathan and Rachel, Aaron and Hannah, Jody and Matthew and great grandchildren Jala, Aalia, Riley, Kennedy and Emmerson.  Well loved and respected for many community involvements.  Messages to the family may be posted C/- PO Box 2055, Masterton 5842 or may be left at the service.Please bring a flower from your garden and a smile, to join us as we celebrate Sanchia’s  life at The Church of the Epiphany, High Street, Masterton on Monday 16 July at 1.00pm.

BORTHWICK, Robin John

Sunday, 8 July 2018

Suddenly on 8 July 2018.  Dearly loved husband of Robin (Masterton).  Much loved father and father-in-law of Belinda and Andrew Murray (Blenheim), Paddy and Sarah (Gladstone) and the late Shamus.  Loved grandad of Phoebe, Nic, and George; Henry, Sophie and Penny. A Service for Robin will be held at St Matthew’s Church, Church Street, Masterton on Saturday 14 July at 2pm followed by private cremation.

DOUGLAS, Ian

Sunday, 8 July 2018

4.05.1928 - 8.07.2018 formerly of Tinui. Father of Anne (Perth, Australia), father and father in law of Kirsten Douglas and Malcolm Falk (Masterton), father of Kate (Auckland). Grandfather of Charlie and Oliver (Auckland). 

“It is time to close the farm gate and put away the handpiece.”
 
Passed away peacefully in his sleep in the care of Kandahar, Masterton. Special acknowledgement to the staff of Kandahar and Dr Pete Morrison. Messages to the family may be posted C/- PO Box 2055 Masterton. In lieu of flowers donations would be appreciated to Wellington Free Ambulance PO Box 601 Wellington 6104 or may be left at the service.
A celebration of Ian’s life will be held at Rosewood, 415 Queen St, Masterton, on Friday July 13th at 2.00pm followed by a private cremation.
 

GREVILLE, Kay Beatrice

Tuesday, 3 July 2018
On 3 July 2018 at Glenwood Masonic Hospital, Masterton in the presence of her beloved children, Karen, Linda and Hayden.  Much loved mother-in-law of Dave Wellington, Jason Luttrell, and Craig Bowness-Trass.  Much loved sister of Sue Greville.  A loved aunty to her nephews.  Loved former wife of David Trass.  A service to celebrate Kay’s life will be held at Rosewood, 415 Queen Street Masterton on Saturday 7 July at 11.00am followed by private cremation.  Messages to the family may be sent to PO Box 2055 Masterton.  In lieu of flowers a donation in Kay’s memory may be sent to Medecins Sans Frontiers (Doctors Without Borders) at MSF.org.nz or left at the Chapel.

GARLICK, Siobhan Margaret

Saturday, 30 June 2018
Passed away peacefully after a long illness at Wairarpa Hospital.  Dearly loved wife of Richard.  Loved mother, nana, great nana and sister.  A friend to many.  Messages to Siobhan’s family may be posted C/- PO Box 2055, Masterton 5842.  At Siobhan’s request a private service has been held.

BROUGHTON, Matai Hamuera Joseph

Thursday, 28 June 2018

On 28th June 2018, aged 79 years. Loved husband of Kura. With deep aroha of his children Karl, Karina, Tira, Bonnie, Cheryl-Anne, John, William, and Rosemary. A respected father-in-law, grandad, great grandad, uncle, brother and son. At Matai’s wishes the whanau have him lying in state at 6 Kenwyn Drive Carterton, where you are welcome to visit between the hours 10am and 5pm. Messages to the family may be sent to P O Box 2055 Masterton, or left on Matai’s tribute page www.tributes.co.nz  A Celebration of Matai’s life will be held at The Carterton Events Centre, Holloway St Carterton on Tuesday 3rd July at 1pm followed by private cremation.

WHITE, Anthony Charles Everard (Tony)

Wednesday, 27 June 2018
On 27th June 2018 at Lansdowne Park Village, Masterton, aged 81 years. Beloved husband of Patsy. Loved father and father-in-law of Charles and Rachel, Caroline and Bruce Gault, Patricia and Paul Stevens. Special grandfather to Kitty, Laura and Pia; Sam; and Lucy. A Service to give thanks for Tony’s life will be held at St Patrick’s Catholic Church, Queen St Masterton on Saturday 30th June at 1.00pm followed by private cremation.
 

FALLOON, Helen Susan “Susie”

Thursday, 21 June 2018
 
of Rosebank
Passed away on the 21st June, at home, with her family with her. 
Adored mother of Rachel, Jono, and Christina, and Grandmother of Emma, Caitlin, Bill, Chloe, Freya and Claudie. 
Susie was buried at the Church of St Francis of Assisi, Bideford, on Sunday, the 24th June at a private family service. 

SMALL, Heather Rae (nee McIsaac) -

Thursday, 21 June 2018

Loving partner of Alic Foreman sadly passed away at home surrounded by family and friends on 21st June, 2018 after a short illness.  Much loved mother of Zane, and Belinda Sharplin, their partners and loved step mother of Clint, Kim, and the late Melissa and their partners.  Cherished Nan, Granny and Great Grandma to her many grandchildren.  A service for Heather will be held at Rosewood, 415 Queen Street, Masterton on Tuesday 26 June at 2.00pm, followed by cremation.

Loved sister of Rex and Jill (Taupo), Jan and Allan (Masterton), Faye and Kevin (Omokoroa) and Ron (dec) and Judy(Masterton).  Fun loving Aunty of all her nieces and nephews.  She will be sadly missed for all her wonderful contribution to our family. 

O'BRIEN, Marion (Coie)

Monday, 18 June 2018

Passed away peacefully at Wairarapa Hospital, in her hundredth year.  Loved wife of the late Don.  Mother of Maureen (dec), Shelley, and David (dec).  Mother-in-law of Peter, Woody (dec), Val, and Linda.  Grandmother of Vicky, Leah, Brynn, Aidan, Samantha, Chris (dec), and Sarah.  Great grandmother of Sophie, Grace, Dylan, Angus, Abbey, Emma, Lennox, Keana, and Kaylee.  Messages may be sent C/- PO Box 2055 Masterton 5842.  A service for Coie will be held at St Matthew’s Church, Church Street Masterton on Monday 25th June at 1.30 followed by burial at Riverside Cemetery.

WILLIAMS, Alwyn Lloyd (Taff)

Saturday, 16 June 2018

On 16 June, 2018 peacefully at Wellington Hospital with his family at his side, aged 79.  Dearly loved husband of Hilary.  Much loved father and father-in-law of Lisa, Jason and Sarah.  Loved Grandpa of Grace, and Nicholas.  Loved brother and brother-in-law and uncle of Brynley and Sue and their family (Great Britain).  A service for Alwyn will be held at St Matthew’s Church, Church Street Masterton on Friday 22 June at 1.30pm, followed by interment at Riverside Cemetery.

SWANSON, Valerie (Val)

Wednesday, 13 June 2018

On 13 June, 2018, peacefully at home in Masterton, aged 86.  Dearly loved wife of the late John.  Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Gary and Adele (Gisborne), Kevin (Masterton), Paul and Erin (Gold Coast), Andrew and Shirley (Masterton), Nigel (Himitangi Beach).  Loved Nana of Josh, Dylan and Sapphire, Jodie and Hannah, Jeffrey and Jacob, and the extended family.  Loved sister and sister-in-law of Norma and the late Arthur, the late Maureen and Jim Shannon, the late Avis and Roy Manion, and the late Jack Evans.  A service to celebrate Val’s life will be held at St Matthew’s Church Chapel, Church Street, Masterton on Saturday 16 June at 10.30am followed by private cremation.

ELERS, Tilly Tiriti

Thursday, 7 June 2018

Passed away on 7 June 2018.  Dearly loved wife of the late James.  Cherished Mum of Toby, James, the late Wiki, Margaret, Francis, Ra and Tipi.  Loved by all her moko and great moko.  A funeral service will be held for Tilly at Te Ore Ore Marae, Bideford Road, Masterton on Monday 11 June at 11.00am followed by burial at Riverside Cemetery.

 

 

VALLANCE, Barbara Elizabeth (Bib

Wednesday, 6 June 2018

On 6 June, 2018 peacefully at Lansdowne Park, Masterton, aged 94.  Loving wife, mother, mother-in-law, grandmother and great grandmother of Tony (deceased), Karen, Simon and Rosa, Rupert and Anne, Michael, Victoria and Brett Martin, Charles and Jen, Elizabeth, Emmeline, Taylor and Theodore.  A private cremation has taken place.  A memorial service will be held at Rosewood, 415 Queen Street Masterton on Saturday 9 June at 1.00pm. 

NEWTON, John Charles

Wednesday, 6 June 2018
 
 7-7-45 - 6-6-18
Peacefully at Te Whare Ra Uta, Kenepuru Hospital.  Very dearly loved husband of Rosemary.  Treasured father of Sarah and Cristina, Jane and Jamie, Mary and Jeremy, Robbie and Ces, and Emma.  Very special Pater of Charlotte and Katie; Max, Eleanor and Isaac; Olly, Gracie, Jack, Harry and Lily; Roman and Raven.  Loved brother of David and Erica Newton, and Anne and Keith Searle, and loved uncle of Catherine and Nicola.  A highly respected teacher, tramper, rose grower, music lover and friend to many.  John will be sorely missed.  In lieu of flowers donations may be left at the church for Alzheimers Wairarapa or Forest and Bird Society.  A service to celebrate John’s life will be held on Saturday 9th June at 2.00pm at St Luke’s Church, 158 Main Street, Greytown.  Messages C/- PO Box 2055 Masterton, 5842

DELANEY, Bryan Robert

Monday, 28 May 2018

Passed away peacefully in Masterton on 28 May 2018, aged 66.  Loved son of Georgina and the late Bruce.  Beloved soul mate of Pauline.  Dearly loved Dad of Daniel, Shaun, Nicholas and Jo.  Treasured Grandad of Tyla, Avery, Zoe and Tegan.  Loved by all his extended family.  Messages to Bryan’s family may be posted C/- PO Box 2055, Masterton, 5842 or left at the service.  A Service for Bryan will be held at Rosewood 415 Queen Street, Masterton on Thursday 31 May at 12 noon, followed by private cremation.

STEWART, Bruce Gordon

Sunday, 27 May 2018

Passed away peacefully on 27 May 2018.  Loved father and father-in-law of Alastair and Trudi, Richard and Nikki.  Loved brother of Pam.  Grandad of Max, Zara, Jed, Zoe, Bella and Indie.  Messages to Bruce’s family may be sent to rich@thecraftsmen.co.nz . At the families request a private cremation has been held.

 

McLEAN, Dulcie Mavis

Friday, 25 May 2018
Of Masterton previously of Hastings- on 25 May, 2018, peacefully at Glenwood Masonic Hospital Masterton with her two daughters beside her.  Aged 90.  Dearly loved wife of the late Bill.  Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Margaret and Ross Craig (Carterton), Matthew and Katy McLean (Auckland), Barbara and Tony Scarfe (Carterton).  Dearly loved Nana of Sarah and Rob, Jenni and Alex, David and Monica; Graeme, Frances, and Helen and Jarrah; Katherine, and Alistair. Loved great Nana of Eva and Amelia; Mika and Sophia; Isabelle and Victoria.  Loved sister of the late Nola Walsh. A service to give thanks for Dulcie’s life will be held at The Church of The Epiphany, High Street Masterton on Thursday 31 May at 11.00am followed by cremation.  Messages may be left on Dulcie's tribute page www.tributes.co.nz or C/- PO Box 2055 Masterton. The family give thanks to Glenwood Hospital for their loving care of Dulcie 

McKINLAY, George Raymond

Thursday, 17 May 2018
On Thursday, 17th May 2018 in Masterton. In his 89th year. Dearly loved husband of Doreen. Loved father and father in law of Shayne and Marilyn, Bronwyn and Allan Ryder. Loved Grandad of Jessica and Bjorn, Paulette and Brian, Jason and Rachel, Selina; Martin and Luke. Loved Old Great Grandad of his 10 Great Grandchildren. Messages to the family may be posted to c/- PO Box 2055 Masterton 5842. A private service has been held in Masterton.