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Current Funerals

MATHESON MARION JANICE

Sunday, 11 June 2017

On 11 June 2017 peacefully at Lansdowne Park, Masterton,aged 75.  Dearly loved wife of Doug.  Loved sister of David Duffy (Masterton), Susan Harper (Hamilton) and the late John Duffy.  Loved aunt of her nieces and nephews.

  A service to give thanks for Marion’s life will be held at Rosewood, 415 Queen Street, Masterton on Friday 16 June at 1.30pm followed by private cremation.  Messages to Doug Matheson, 6/100 Titoki Street, Masterton.

DEVENNY James Neil (Big Jim)

Wednesday, 7 June 2017
 
On 7 June 2017 at Wairarapa Hospital, aged 88.  Dearly loved husband of the late Monica.  Loved father and father-in-law of Sue & Sean O’Neill, Marilyn & Stephen Elliott, Jim and Toni, Gerry & Jan, Catherine Devenny & Rob, Tom and Tiana, the late Michael and the late Patrick.  Loved by his grandchildren and great grandchildren.  Loved brother of Eleanor, Agnes and the late Hilary.
  A Funeral Mass will be held at St Patrick’s Church, 375 Queen Street, Masterton, tomorrow, Saturday 10 June at 11:00am followed by  private cremation.  Messages to the Devenny family may be posted C/- PO Box 2055, Masterton 5842.

HEMI, Kathleen

Sunday, 4 June 2017

On the 4th June 2017. Passed away peacefully at home, Masterton  surrounded by her loving children. Loved wife of the late Norman Hemi.  Loved and treasured Mum to Patricia and Kevin, Mark and Awhina, Thomas, Elizabeth, Christopher and Rose, Isabella and Craig. Adored and cherished  Nana to her 16 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.  All communications to Rosewood Funeral Home, PO Box 2055, Kuripuni, Masterton  5842. A Service for Kathleen will be held at Rosewood, 415 Queen St, Masterton  on Friday, the 9th of June 2017 at 11:00 AM followed by a interment at Clareville Cemetery. 

HOGG, Thomas Clark (Jock)

Thursday, 1 June 2017

Reg No 14885565 Pvte Black Watch (RHR) WW11 Born Cambuslang, Glasgow, died on the 1st June 2017 in Masterton. Beloved husband of Josephine (Jo) nee Hanley (dec), loved father of Tom (dec), Tina, Jimmy and Teresa. Father in law of Sarah and Poppa of Josie, Michael and Brian. In accordance with Dad’s wishes a private service followed by a cremation has been held. Messages to 85 Bannister St, Masterton.  “Mind and keep your head doon” The Gallant  Forty Twa.

BARTON, Hilda Marie

Monday, 29 May 2017

On 29 May 2017, peacefully at Wairarapa Hospital, aged 86.  Dearly loved wife of the late Freddie.  Beloved mother and mother-in-law of Jenny and David Hannon.  Proud Granny of James and Jess, Paddy, Will and Lisa.  A service for Hilda will be held at Rosewood 415 Queen street, Masterton on Friday 2 June at 1.30pm followed by private cremation. 

NOOROA Nooroa (Ginger)

Wednesday, 24 May 2017
 
Of Masterton on 24 May 2017 at Wellington Hospital after a sudden illness, aged 63.  Much loved father of Damien, Johathan and the late Lawrence.  Loved by his grandchildren.  Loved and adored by his family and friends.  A service to celebrate Ginger’s life will be held at Rosewood, 415 Queen Street, Masterton on Saturday 27 May at 11:00am followed by private cremation.  Ginger will be at Nukutaimemeha Meeting House, 131 Cole Street, Masterton.  A Jam session will start at 7pm on Friday evening

EDMONDS - SHONE, Tumae Te Kaha Hohepa Lee

Tuesday, 23 May 2017
 
Loved precious Pepe of Rachel & Levi.  Treasured Moko of Danny & Ann, Jacqui & David.  Adored by all of his Whanau. 
 “Our beautiful Taonga gone but never forgotten” 
Messages to Tumae Te Kaha’s family may be posted c/-PO Box 2055, Masterton 5842.
A service will be held for Tumae Te Kaha at Te Ore Ore Marae, 85 Te Ore Ore Bideford Road, Masterton on Saturday 27 May at 11.00am followed by private cremation.
“WE LOVE YOU OUR MAMA”

WILLIAMS, Jean

Tuesday, 16 May 2017

On Tuesday, 16th May 2017. Passed away suddenly after a short illness at Masterton. Loved wife of David (Bill). Loved mother of Alison and Kirsty. Loved sister in law of Billy and Cath. Loved Grandmother of Charney and Jenna. Now at rest with your beloved sister Brenda and parents George and Edna. “Sadly missed, always remembered”. Messages to the family may be posted to c/- PO Box 2055 Masterton 5840. A funeral service will be held at Rosewood 415 Queen St Masterton, on Thursday May 18th at 2.00pm followed by a private cremation.

NORMAN Richard Brian

Tuesday, 9 May 2017
On May 9th 2017 at Glenwood, Masterton. Aged 87 Years.  Loved husband of Eileen and the late Dawn.  Loved father of Maxine, Cherryl, Heather and Garry.  Loved father-in-law. Loved stepfather of  Petra (dec), Peter, Jimmy and Chris.  A much loved Grandfather and  Great Grandfather.  Messages to the Norman family may be posted c/- PO Box 2055, Masterton 5842.  In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Glenwood Rest home and left in the chapel foyer.  A service will be held at Rosewood 415 Queen Street, Masterton on Friday May 12th at 1.00pm followed by burial at Riverside Cemetery

SAUNDERS Glyn Geoffrey

Monday, 8 May 2017

On 8th May 2017 at home in Masterton, aged 85 years.  Beloved husband of the late Dora.  Much loved father and father-in-law of Janet Saunders and David Bloomfield (Masterton) , Gordon and Kathryn Saunders (Tawa).  Adored granddad of William and Pip, Elizabeth, Carly and Hamish, Alex and Alex.  Great granddad of Jessica.  

     A Service to give thanks for Glyn’s life will be held at the Community  Hall, Masonic Village, 35 Edith Street, Masterton at 1.30pm on Wednesday 17 May 2017. Messages to the Saunders family c/- PO Box 2055, Masterton 5842.  A donation in Glyn’s memory to Hospice  Wairarapa, 59 Renall Street, Masterton would be appreciated or may be left at the service.

COX Denis Andrew

Sunday, 7 May 2017

On 7th May 2017 peacefully at Wairarapa Hospital, aged 69. Loved son of the late Jack and Dora Cox. Loved partner of the late Moira. Loved father of Leah (Masterton), and Malcolm  (Carterton). Much loved Grandad of Dom, Sasha, Nikau, and Rhysiee. Joachim, Nicklas, Lucas, Bianca and Stacey. Loved great grandad of Taylor, Ava, and Ryder. Loved brother and brother-in-law of Brian and Helen (Christchurch), Graeme (deceased) and Shirley (Whangarei), Ngaire and Ross (Auckland). A Service to celebrate Denis’s life will be held at Rosewood, 415 Queen Street Masterton on Wednesday 10th May at 1.00pm.  For those wishing to visit, Denis will be at home in Mataikona until Wednesday morning. 

TAYLOR, Gary Charles

Sunday, 7 May 2017

 21/06/1951 - 7/05/2017 

Devoted husband of Irene for 33 years. Second son of Ted and Betty Taylor (deceased). Brother to Brian, Ronald, Lynette, Linda, Neal, Robin and Mark. Uncle to all his nephews and nieces. Father of Scotty and Danny. Passed away at home after a short illness. Special thanks to Dr Nick Crozier and the Palliative  Care Team. Messages to Irene may be posted to c/- PO Box 2055 Masterton . A private service has been held for Gary according to his wishes. 

HURLEY Elsma (nee Shearer)

Friday, 5 May 2017
 
On 5th of May 2017.  Peacefully with family after a short illness at Glenwood Masonic Hospital, Masterton, 85 years old.  Dearly beloved wife of the late Patrick Hurley. Cherished mum and mother-in-law of Anne & Mark (Wairoa). Proud and beloved grandmother of Tiana and Mason Rutene, Angus and Tom Munro. Mother of Ruth and proud grandmother of Rhys, Gareth and Rhiannon Gwyther.  Loved and respected aunt to her three nephews Matthew, Shane and Mark Fairmaid.
“Forever in our hearts”
A service for Elsma will be held on Saturday 13 May at the Masonic Village Hall, 35 Edith Street, Masterton at 11.00am, followed by private cremation. Messages to the Hurley family c/- PO Box 2055, Masterton 5842.
 

BENTLEY, John Alexander (Jock)

Wednesday, 3 May 2017

Peacefully at Ultimate Care, Greytown. In his 85th year. Loved husband of Joyce. Loved father and father in law of Barry and Jo, Susan and John. Loved Pop of Sarah and Greg, Emily and Alexander. All messages to the Bentley family may be posted to c/- PO Box 2055,  Masterton. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Parkinson’s NZ  PO Box 11-067 Wellington 6142 or left at the Chapel. A service will be held at Rosewood 415 Queen St, Masterton on Tuesday May 9th at 1.00pm followed by a cremation.

MORGAN Lyle Tait

Wednesday, 26 April 2017

On 26th April 2017 at Wairarapa Hospital, in his 80th year. Loved husband of the late Luana, loved father and father in law of Shelley and Damian Clarke (Taihape), Vicki and Shorty Harrison (Napier), loved Pop of Josh, Charlotte and the late Ana. Matthew and Eliza, Emily. Great Pop of Hugo. Loved brother of Myra Forster, John   and the late Billy. A loved Uncle to all his nieces and nephews. All messages to the family may be posted to c/- PO Box 2055, Masterton. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Heart Foundation  PO Box 17160 Greenlane, Auckland 1546 and left at the Chapel 

A service for Lyle will be held at Rosewood 415 Queen St, Masterton on Friday, 28th April at 1.00pm followed by a private cremation.