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Current Funerals

HOPE, Paul Kavanagh

Sunday, 16 September 2018

On 16 September 2018 at Wairarapa Hospital.  Much loved husband of the late Corinne.  Dearly loved father and father-in-law of Virginia and Mike, Rochelle and Graeme,  Carrie (the late) and Lindsay, Liz, (the late) Cathy, Chris and Ma.

Loved Pop of Kate and Tim, Micaela and Matthew, Mahon and the late Grace.  Great Poppa of Megan and Adam.  Thanks to those who cared for Paul in his last days. In accordance with Paul’s wish a private service has been held. Messages may be left on Paul’s tribute page www.tributes.co.nz

CRANSTONE, Aira Jean

Sunday, 16 September 2018
Passed away peacefully at Lansdowne Park Village, Masterton on Sunday 16th September 2018, in her 98th year.  Dearly loved wife of the late Ed.  Loved mother and mother-in-law of Les and Ginny, and Diana and Brian Abraham.  Loved Nana of Richie and Mike, Julia and Andy. Treasured Great Nana of Scott and Nathan; Sam, Hamish and Sophie; Bruno, Otto and Milo.  In accordance with Aira’s wishes, a private cremation has taken place.

FLOYD, Jean

Sunday, 16 September 2018
 
Died peacefully on 16 September 2018 at Wairarapa Hospital after a short illness.  She was a vibrant member of the South Wairarapa community and a regular participant in the activities of a number of organisations.  Jean was the much loved mother and mother in law of Julie and Kevin Staunton.  Dearly loved partner of Dave Woodhams.  Much loved wife of the late Adam.  Devoted and doting Gran of Sam, Matthew and Jemma.  Loved sister and sister in law of Ron Tennant (deceased), Lynne and Trevor Frederick, Gary Tennant and Cheryl Cameron.  A service to celebrate Jean’s life will be held at First Church, 90 Jellicoe Street Martinborough, on Saturday 22 September at 11.00am, followed by private cremation.
 

FLOYD, Jean

Saturday, 15 September 2018

Died peacefully on 16 September 2018 at Wairarapa Hospital after a short illness.  She was a vibrant member of the South Wairarapa community and a regular participant in the activities of a number of organisations.  Jean was the much loved mother and mother in law of Julie and Kevin Staunton.  Dearly loved partner of Dave Woodhams.  Much loved wife of the late Adam.  Devoted and doting Gran of Sam, Matthew and Jemma.  Loved sister and sister in law of Ron Tennant (deceased), Lynne and Trevor Frederick, Gary Tennant and Cheryl Cameron.  A service to celebrate Jean’s life will be held at First Church, 90 Jellicoe Street Martinborough, on Saturday 22 September at 11.00am, followed by private cremation.

McCORMACK, Margaret Coral

Saturday, 15 September 2018
On 15 September 2018 peacefully at Glenwood Masonic Hospital, Masterton, aged 88.   Much loved wife of the late Keith Ross, and the late George McCormack.  Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Michael Ross, Tony Ross, David Ross, Phillip and Sue Ross.  Loved Grandma of Jonathan, Katherine, Aimee, Brandon, Lucy, Nikola, Ben, and Erik.  A service to celebrate Margaret’s life will be held at St Matthew’s Church, Church Street Masterton, on Friday 21 September at 2.00pm.  Messages to the family may be sent to 39 Waltons Avenue Masterton or to jmaxwel1985@icloud.com.   No flowers please, however a donation to the Cancer Society would be appreciated, sent to PO Box 121 Masterton or left at the church.

McCORMACK, Margaret Coral

Saturday, 15 September 2018

On 15 September 2018 peacefully at Glenwood Masonic Hospital, Masterton, aged 88.   Much loved wife of the late Keith Ross, and the late George McCormack.  Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Michael Ross, Tony Ross, David Ross, Phillip and Sue Ross.  Loved Grandma of Jonathan, Katherine, Aimee, Brandon, Lucy, Nikola, Ben, and Erik.  A service to celebrate Margaret’s life will be held at St Matthew’s Church, Church Street Masterton, on Friday 21 September at 2.00pm.  Messages to the family may be sent to 39 Waltons Avenue Masterton or to jmaxwel1985@icloud.com.   No flowers please, however a donation to the Cancer Society would be appreciated, sent to PO Box 121 Masterton or left at the church.

SAYER, Jeffrey Burgess

Thursday, 13 September 2018
On Thursday, 13th September 2018 at Wairarapa Hospital, Masterton. In his 75th year. Loved father of Rachel Sayer and Vania Ireland. Loved father in law of Chris and Craig. A much loved Grandad of Rebecca, Aiden, Amber, Jarrod and Zara. Loved ex-husband of Jenny and Colleen, ex-partner of the late Carolyne.  Loved brother of Beverley Churcher and Stanley Sayer. Messages to the Sayer family maybe posted to PO Box 105 Masterton. 
“Special thanks to Lansdowne Court, Wairarapa Hospice, Palliative Care team and the Nurses of Wairarapa Hospital for their love and care of Dad”
A service will be held at the Vintage Aviator Museum, Hood Aerodrome, South Rd, Solway,  Masterton on Monday 17th September at 2.00pm followed by private cremation.

Seifert - Jones, Dr Garry Raymond

Monday, 3 September 2018

At Masterton Hospital on Monday 3rd September 2018 aged 68, courageously after a short illness. Much loved and respected friend of Edwin and Judy Whiteside and dearest friend of Julia Smout. Many thanks to Garry’s friends who looked after him tirelessly at home, especially Julia, Jackie, Bryce and Chris. Messages may be posted to PO Box 2055, Masterton 5842 or can be left at the service.

 Let me Go

“When I come to the end of the road

 And the sun has set for me

 I want no rites in a gloom filled room

 Why cry for a soul set free”

 Christina Rossetti

A service to celebrate Garry’s life will be held at 1pm on Thursday 6th September at Rosewood, 417 Queen St, Masterton, followed by burial at Clareville Cemetery, Carterton. 

MOORE, Michael (Mike)

Saturday, 1 September 2018
On 1 September 2018 peacefully at Glenwood Masonic Hospital, in his 89th year.  Dearly loved husband of the  late Annie, and the late Julia.  Much loved father and father-in-law of George and Fern, Janie, Amanda and Jock Fraser, Davey and Wendy.  Much loved Boy of Sana and Sam Bain, Widgie and Hannah, Paddy and Kate; Phoebe and Will Clinton-Baker, Alice and Dean; Heidi, Harry and Annie; Sarah and Adrian, Georgie and Isaac, and Dan.  Loved special Boy to his grreat  grandchildren  Jed, Ziggy, Mac and Frankie; Ollie and Ted.  Messages to the Moore family may be posted to PO Box 2055, Masterton 5842 or can be left at the service.
Mike’s funeral service will be held at St Matthew’s Church, 37 Church Street, Masterton on Tuesday 4 September at 1.30pm followed by private cremation.

SCHOFIELD, Marjorie Frances Reynette

Saturday, 25 August 2018

(formerly of Tinui) - On August 25, 2018 peacefully at Wairarapa Hospital, Masterton in her 90th year.  Much loved wife of the late Ian.  Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Judith and Paul Kiem (Australia), Richard and Davinia (Whitianga), Pam and Bryce Stilborn (Te Awamutu), Valerie and Suresh Jeganathan (UK). Loved Grandma of Matthew, Dylan and Adam; Christopher and Zoe; Hannah, Rachel, and Benjamin; and Kiran.  The family wish to extend their sincere thanks to the staff of Glenwood Masonic Hospital, and Wairarapa Hospital for their wonderful care of Marjorie.  Messages to the family may be sent to 4 Sara Way, Whitianga 5310. A service to give thanks for Marjorie’s life was held in Masterton on Monday. 

SHEPHERD, Patricia Mary

Friday, 17 August 2018
On Friday, 17th August 2018 at Masterton, surrounded by her family. In her 89th Year. 
Dearly loved wife of the late Phil. Loved mother and mother in law of Graeme, Geoffrey and Kirsten, Derek, Stuart and Megan. Loved Nana of Arona, Zoe, Finn, Mieke, Simone, Texas, Moby and Iris.
Great Grandmother of Tehana. 
“Special thanks to the staff of Lansdowne Park and the Wairarapa Hospital for their wonderful care” 
Messages to the family may be posted to c/- PO Box 2055 Masterton 5842. 
In lieu of flowers donations may be posted to Wairarapa Parkinsons Society c/- PO Box 2055 Masterton 5842 or left at the service. 
A funeral service will be held at Rosewood 415 Queen St Kuripuni  Masterton on Saturday 1st September at 2.00pm followed by a private cremation.

DAVIES, Jacqueline Mary (Jacqui)

Sunday, 12 August 2018
Passed away peacefully on 12 August 2018.  Loved wife of the late Stephen.  Loved mother and mother-in-law of Melissa and Jason, Jasmine and Matthew. Loved grandmother of Danielle, Anthony , Hayley, Renee, Heath and Aspen.  A service for Jacqui will be held at Rosewood, 415 Queen Street, Masterton on Thursday 16 August at 11.00am followed by private cremation.

SIMPSON, Lenna Verena

Friday, 10 August 2018

Passed away on 10 August 2018 at Lansdowne Park, aged 91.  Dearly loved wife of the late Hugh.  Loved mother and mother-in-law of Catherine and Max, Douglas and Jenny, Lynda and Martin.  Grandmother to 9 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.  A Service will be held  for Lenna at St James Union Church, 116 High Street, Masterton on Thursday 16 August at 2.00pm, followed by private cremation.

TUTTY, Joy Isabell Anne

Tuesday, 7 August 2018

on Tuesday, 7th August 2018 at Lansdowne Park, Masterton. Aged 75 years. Sister of the late John Tutty (Sydney, Australia) Aunt to Raewyn and Susan Tutty (Auckland) Cousin to the Hayes, Ford and Bull families of Masterton, Levin, Whangarei and the Madden family of Wellington. “Special thanks to the staff of Lansdowne Park for their love and care of Joy” Messages to the family may be posted to c/- PO Box 2055 Kuripuni Masterton 5842.  A Service for Joy will be held at Rosewood 415 Queen St Masterton on Friday, the 10th of August at 2:00 PM followed by a private cremation.

CAMERON, Theresa Ann

Monday, 6 August 2018

On August 6 2018 at Wairarapa Hospital after a short illness, aged 76.  Loved wife of the late Hamish.  Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Alistair and Joddi (Brisbane), Caroline and Mike Hallam (Carterton).  Loved Tree of Harry, Sam and Alex.  Much loved sister and sister-in-law of John and Loes Wardell (Masterton).  In lieu of flowers donations to the Cancer Society would be appreciated,  PO Box 121 Masterton or may be left at the service.  A Service to give thanks for Theresa’s life will be held  on Saturday 11 August at Rosewood, 415 Queen Street, Masterton at 11.00am followed by private cremation.

STYLES, Miriama Rose

Sunday, 5 August 2018
At home on Sunday, 5th August 2018 Martinborough, surrounded by her whanau. Loving wife and best friend of Alan for 66 years. She was the best mother in the whole wide world and will be sadly missed by her children - Mark, Suzanne, Christine and Raewynne. A much loved Grandmother of all her grand children and great-grand children. “Many thanks to Dr Steve Philip and Kahukura team for their care” 
Miriama will be at home and then taken to Hongoeka Marae,  Hongoeka Bay Rd,  Plimmerton for a service on Wednesday 8th August at 10.30 am followed by a burial.

DYMOND, Wendy Lois (nee Hawkins)

Thursday, 2 August 2018
On 2 August 2018 suddenly, aged 68. Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Jeannine Cadwallader, Annie and Darryl Barrington, Brent and Mandy Cadwallader, and Mum’s precious Amy Dymond.  Loved Nana and Great Nana Dymond of Holly, Janelle, and Jenna, Kelsi and Mel, Corban and Lukah.  Dearly loved sister and sister-in-law of Wayne and Christine Hawkins, Margaret (Molly) and Brian Abrams (Brisbane).   A dearly loved auntie, cousin and friend.  A service to celebrate Wendy’s life will be held at Rosewood, 415 Queen Street Masterton on Tuesday 7 August at 11.00am followed by burial.  Messages may be sent to Wendy’s tribute page at www.tributes.co.nz

RIMENE, Maraea Tikau

Tuesday, 31 July 2018
7-3-1941 – 31-7-2018
Loved wife of Norris.  Loved and adored mother of 
Merepeka (Deceased)
Jackie & Lyn, Robbie & Jonina, Lillian & Kali,
Susan & Wayne, Georgina & Sam, Clayton & Lisa,
Ana & Beven, Norris Jr & Nat.
Loved and adored, precious mother, grandmother and great grandmother of many mokopuna.
Tangihanga at Te Ore Ore Marae, 85 Bideford Road, Masterton on 3 August 2018 at 11.00am followed by burial at Ahi Pane Pane Urapa.
 

HOWDEN, Sylvia (nee Birch)

Sunday, 29 July 2018
On July 29th 2018, peacefully at home in  Masterton. Aged 93 years. Beloved wife of the late Peter. Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of David and Lyn, Philippa, Celia and John, Jeremy and Ann. Grandmother to Rachel and Erukias, Nick and Sarah, Halim and Sev, Iman and Josh, Arthur, Hester, Alexander and Sophie. Great-Grandmother to Lucas, Sylvie and Henry. “The family wish to acknowledge all those who have cared  for Sylvia over the last six weeks.  Messages to the family may be posted to c/- PO Box 2055 Masterton 5842. In lieu of flowers donations may be posted  to Womens Refuge PO Box 286, Masterton or left at the service. 
A service for Sylvia will be held at Rosewood 415 Queen St Masterton on Friday 3rd August at 1.30 pm followed by private cremation.