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Current Funerals

Macdonald, Alexander Iain

Saturday, 10 February 2018

 23.08.29 - 10.02.18

 Iain, a ‘proud Scotsman’, 
with a warm heart made the Wairarapa his home for the past 60 years. Devoted, loving husband and loyal companion to Emily, wise and compassionate father to Fiona, witty, kind, and inspirational grandfather to Emma. Dedicated younger brother to Nancy (deceased). Affectionate uncle to Sally, Alistair, Alison and Robert and their partners and children. Faithful and beloved son of Elizabeth Kyle and Robert Lamb Macdonald (both deceased). Respected brother-in law of Duncan, Phoebe (deceased), Bobby (deceased) and Nan and their extended families in Scotland. Trustworthy and loving friend to so many. Iain is known through his work as a Meat Inspector, his involvement with the Fern and Thistle Pipe Band, his love of animals, farming, gardening, history and his genuine interest and care for people. Iain is greatly missed.  In lieu of flowers donations to the Starship Foundation would be appreciated and may be left at the service. His funeral will be held at Rosewood, 415 Queen Street, Masterton on Thursday 15th February at 11am followed by private cremation. All welcome. 

ESLER JOHN ROBERT

Friday, 2 February 2018

Completed his final hill climb on 2 February 2018 at Masterton surrounded by his loving family and friends.  Loved son of Beryl and the late Arnold.  Loved brother and brother -in-law of Wendy and the late Paul Sargeant, Jude and Peter Razga. Adored uncle and great uncle of Lauren, Hayden, Jake, Lachie, Paisley, Charlie and Willow.  Loved nephew, Cousin and friend to many.  In lieu of flowers donations  to Kahukura Palliative Care, 59 Renall Street, Masterton would be appreciated or may be left at the service.  Messages to John’s family may be posted C/- 2055, Masterton 5842.  A Celebration of John’s life will be held at Rosewood.  415 Queen Street, Masterton on Thursday 8 February at 1.00pm followed by private cremation.

Completed his final hill climb on 2 February 2018 at Masterton surrounded by his loving family and friends.  Loved son of Beryl and the late Arnold.  Loved brother and brother -in-law of Wendy and the late Paul Sargeant, Jude and Peter Razga. Adored uncle and great uncle of Lauren, Hayden, Jake, Lachie, Paisley, Charlie and Willow.  Loved nephew, Cousin and friend to many.  In lieu of flowers donations  to Kahukura Palliative Care, 59 Renall Street, Masterton would be appreciated or may be left at the service.  Messages to John’s family may be posted C/- 2055, Masterton 5842 or left on his tribute page, tributes.co.nz.  A Celebration of John’s life will be held at Rosewood.  415 Queen Street, Masterton on Thursday 8 February at 1.00pm followed by private cremation.

DAVIES Phyllis Edna

Tuesday, 30 January 2018

On January 30th 2018 peacefully at Lansdowne Park, Masterton. In her 95th year. Dearly loved wife of the late Ralph, loved mother and mother in law of Evelyn and Tom Reed, Kevin (dec) and Marice, Robin and Chris, Trevor and Elaine, Judith Wilson, Bronwyn and Geoff Ward, Peter and Linda, Keith and Lynn, Carol and Shona. A much loved Grandmother, great grandmother and great great grandmother to all her grandchildren. Messages to the family may be posted to c/- PO Box 2055 Masterton 5842. 

A funeral service will be held at Rosewood 415 Queen St Masterton on Friday, February 2nd at 2.00pm followed by  private cremation.

HAWKE, Marian Shirley

Thursday, 18 January 2018
On Thursday, January 18, 2018. Peacefully after a short illness. Amazing and much loved wife of Carlos Slater. Treasured and dearly loved daughter of Nigel (dec.) and Helen; precious and adored sister of Gillian, Geoffrey (dec.) and Kerryn, Jonathan and Alana. Cherished daughter-in-law of Graham and Gloria; sister-in-law of Bonnie and Kelly. Best Auntie Mimi in the world to Abigail, Anahera and Evelyn, Lilah and Connor.
We will farewell Marian from St. Matthewʼs Church, Church Street Masterton on Monday, January 22nd at 1.00pm. Cut flowers only; or a donation which can be made at her service, to the SPCA or the Life Flight Trust.  Messages can be left on Marian’s tribute page www.tributes.co.nz or sent C/- PO Box 2055 Masterton
I know that my Redeemer liveth.
 

JOHNSTONE, Ricky Clive

Wednesday, 17 January 2018
14-09-1957  - 17-01-2018  passed away peacefully in love at Masterton. Loved son of Margaret and the late Frank. Adored husband of Dee. Loving father to Kane, Renee, Nikita, Rico, Phoenix and Montana. Loved brother and  brother-in-law of Mike and Fran, Nigel and Marie, Glen. Honoured son-in-law, brother-in-law and Uncle. Messages to the Johnstone family may be posted to c/- PO Box 2055 Masterton 5842. In lieu of flowers donations may be posted to Hospice Wairarapa 59 Renall St Masterton 5810 or left at the service. 
A funeral service will be held for Ricky at Rosewood 415 Queen St Masterton on Tuesday, January 23rd at 2.00pm followed by a burial at the Riverside Cemetery Masterton.

JUDD Trevor George

Wednesday, 10 January 2018
 
Trevor passed away peacefully at Glenwood hospital a month short of his 90th birthday.  Much loved husband of Peggy for 66 years.  Father and father-in-law of Heather and Kevin Mygind, Tony and Louise, Debbie and Peter Mygind.  Much loved grandad of Joseph, Gavin, Rowan, Chloe, Vanessa, Candice and partners. In lieu of flowers donations to Diabetes NZ, PO Box 12-441, Wellington 6144, would be appreciated. Messages may be sent to the Judd family C/- PO Box 2055 Masterton 5842 or may be left at the service.  A service for Trevor will be held at Rosewood, 415 Queen Street, Masterton on Monday 15 January 2018 at 11.00am followed by private cremation.

MURRAY, Mary Marguerite

Sunday, 7 January 2018

On Sunday, 7th January 2018 peacefully at Glenwood, Masterton in her 86th year. Loved wife of the late Douglas, loved mother and mother-in-law of Lee and Sharon (Australia) Peter and Teresa (Masterton). Grandmother of Jessica (Aust), Stephanie, Daniel, Daya, Rebecca and Jess. Great grand mother of Olyviah (Aust), Connor, Alex and Natalie Rose. Messages may be posted to the Murray family to c/- PO Box 2055 Masterton 5842.  Friends and family are invited to attend a celebration of Mary’s life at Rosewood 415 Queen St, Masterton on Friday, January 12th at 2.00pm followed by a private cremation.

GRAHAM May Josephine (Jo)

Sunday, 7 January 2018
 
On 7th January 2018 peacefully at Roseneath, Carterton.  Loved wife of the late John.  Loved daughter of the the late Trevor and the late Lady Rosina Atkinson (nee Lewis).  Loved mother of Janice and Ken Anderson , Karen Graham and the late Ditch (Ian Miller), Rose and Rob Broughton, Joanne Graham,  Pete and Kevin Graham.  Loved Nana of all her grandchildren and great grandchildren. A Service for Jo will be held at Rosewood 415 Queen Street, Masterton on Thursday 11 January 2018 at 1.30pm followed by a burial at Riverside Cemetery.

CODY, Ruth Robertson,

Sunday, 7 January 2018

Of Masterton. On January 7 2018 at Kandahar, aged 96, peacefully, hand in hand, the love of Frank’s life for 80 years. Loved mother to John and Jane, Kathryn, Peter and Jill. Loved Nan of Lisa, Sean, Justin, Matthew and Daniel, Liam and Lewis. Grand Nan of Simon, Billie and Zac, Kate, Max and Harvey, Emma, Maura, Eli, Noah and Petra. Great Grand Nan of Lennox. A Service to celebrate Ruth’s life will be held at Rosewood, 415 Queen Street Masterton on Wednesday 10th January at 2.00pm, followed by private cremation. Thanks is expressed to the staff of Kandahar for their loving care of Ruth, and kindness extended to Frank. Messages to the Cody family may be sent C/- P O Box 2055 Masterton. No flowers by request. Donations in lieu would be appreciated, made to The RNZ Foundation of the Blind, PB 99941 Newmarket 1149, of left at the service.

de Bock Willem (Wim)

Friday, 29 December 2017
On 29th December 2017 peacefully at Kandahar Home, Masterton.  Aged 92. Dearly loved husband of the late Antje, beloved  father of Dick , Judy, Peter and Ron  and father-in-law of Julie, Gordon Cole, Brenda and Vivien. Much loved Opa of Tineke, Monieke, Nico, Justin and Veronique, Great Opa of Isabella Rose. (daughter of Justin and Crystal).  Brother-in-law of Ria and the late Hank Peetoom, and Uncle of Irma, Monica and Paul. Messages to the family may be posted to c/- PO Box 2055 Masterton 5840. Donations in lieu of flowers in Wims memory can be posted  to Alzheimers Wairarapa  PO Box 865 Masterton 5840 or may be left at the service. A service for Wim will be held at Rosewood, 415 Queen st, Masterton on Monday the 8th January 2018 at 1pm followed by private cremation.
 

HEMI Mark Anthony

Monday, 25 December 2017
 
Peacefully passed away surrounded by his family on 25 December 2017.  Beloved darling of Awhina.  Loved and treasured father of Leighshjahn, Chanel, Kelly, Allan, Thomas, Majesty, Liam and Jordan.  Loved by all his brothers and sisters.  Messages to Mark’s family may be posted C/- PO Box 2055 Masterton 5842.  A celebration of Mark’s life will be held at Rosewood 415 Queen street, Masterton on Friday 29 December at 11.00am followed by burial at Clareville Cemetery.