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Current Funerals

McGregor, Tiki Rangimarie Tamahau Mahupuku

Tuesday, 22 June 2021
 
27.7.1945 ~ 22.6.2021
It is with heartfelt sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved Father, G Pupz, Koro.  Resting at last with his beautiful Rose, Rosina Muriwai Reiri McGregor.  He will be at Hauariki Marae, 131 Regent  Street, Martinborough where he will stay until the service on Friday 25 June.  Hakari will be at 11.00am followed by the service at 1.00pm .  He will then be laid to rest at Hamuera Urupa Te Whiti Road, Te Whiti.

CAMERON, Ewen Allan

Sunday, 20 June 2021

On 20 June 2021, peacefully at Lyndale Villa, Masterton.  Loving husband of the late Jean.  Dearly loved father and father-in-law of Alistair and Helen, Neil and Catherine, Elizabeth and Lawrence Cheetham.  Much loved Grandad and Great Grandad of all his grandchildren and great grandchildren.  Sincere thanks to the staff of Lyndale Villa for their compassionate love and care.  A service for Ewen will be held at Crossways Church, corner of Worksop Road and Queen Street, Masterton on Thursday 24 June at 10.00am followed by private cremation.  Messages to the family may be sent C/- PO BOX 2055 Masterton 5842.

  As we are now in Covid level 2, the funeral gathering is limited to 100 people. You can watch the service by live stream on  www.spaceshipstreaming.com/ewencameron

CAMERON, Ewen Allan

Sunday, 20 June 2021

On 20 June 2021, peacefully at Lyndale Villa, Masterton.  Loving husband of the late Jean.  Dearly loved father and father-in-law of Alistair and Helen, Neil and Catherine, Elizabeth and Lawrence Cheetham.  Much loved Grandad and Great Grandad of all his grandchildren and great grandchildren.  Sincere thanks to the staff of Lyndale Villa for their compassionate love and care.  A service for Ewen will be held at Crossways Church, corner of Worksop Road and Queen Street, Masterton on Thursday 24 June at 10.00am followed by private cremation.  Messages to the family may be sent C/- PO BOX 2055 Masterton 5842.

WALSH Ruth (Marjorie Ruth) nee BISHOP

Saturday, 19 June 2021
 
14/12/45 – 19/06/21
Peacefully at her home in Masterton.
Dearly loved Wife & Soulmate of Merv,   treasured Mum of Greg (dec),   Carla & Richard Peck, Nanni of Breeanna, Yasmin and Lava, & proud Great Grandmother of Manaia.
Loved Sister and Sister- in law of Gordon & Dell Bishop (Hokitika), Joan & Bryan Pfahlert (dec) (Hokitika),  Verna & Kevin Scott (Greymouth), Graham & Shirley Bishop (Nelson), Judy Marsh (dec) (Hokitika), Shirley & Cliff Singer (dec) (Hokitika),  Nova & Ralph(dec) Hichens (Auckland), Bev & Bill Freitas (Perth),  Sister-in-law, June McDonald (Wellington). Ruth’s family would like to thank the Oncology team, Kahukura personel,  and her neighbours who have been an amazing support throughout this difficult time.  Messages may be sent C/- PO Box 5842, Masterton 5810.
 A celebration of Ruth’s life will be held at Rosewood, 415 Queen Street, Masterton  on Thursday 1st July 2021 at  10.30am 
 

STEWART Rupert (Rupe) L.A.C. 451842 RNZAF WW11

Saturday, 19 June 2021

 On June 19 2021 peacefully at Levin Masonic Village, aged 96. Dearly loved husband of the late Julia. Much loved father and father-in-law of Sue and Pete Betts, and Kathy and Jim Tuckerman. Loved grandfather of Vicki and Braden, Jono and Helen, Sarah, the late Jason Scott; Robert, Kirsten and Jason, Emma and Jason. Loved great grandfather of Julia, Jack and Logan, Cameron, Mickaela, Georgia, Ethan, Finn, and Dakota. Loved great great grandfather of Landon. A Service to celebrate Rupe’s life will be held at Rosewood on Friday 25th June at 2:00pm followed by private cremation. Messages to the Stewart family may be sent to P O Box 2055 Masterton

REIRI, Robin Hãmi Ihaka

Wednesday, 16 June 2021

On 16 June 2021 peacefully at home surrounded in love by his whanau, aged 71. Dearly loved husband of Debra (DJ). Much loved father of David, Paul, Nadine, Jason and Toni, and Kirsty-Lee. Much loved Poupou of all his mokopuna. Loved brother, uncle, cousin and friend. Robin will be at Te Rangimarie Marae, Cole Street Masterton today (Thursday) from 11:00am. A Service for Robin will be held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Chapel on Saturday 19th June at 11:00am followed  by interment at Hamuera Urupa.

Tindling, Robert James (Bob).

Sunday, 13 June 2021
 26th May 1942 - 13 June 2021.  
at Kandahar Home, Masterton.  Brought up by the late Cyrus James and Mary Ellen (May) Lovatt with his sister Merilyn (Steensma) at Paraparaumu Beach. Dearly loved and much respected by all the Lovatt family. Much loved father and grandfather. The family would like to express their heartfelt appreciation to the staff at Kandahar Rest Home and his church family at Masterton Baptist Church.
Messages to the family may be posted to c/- Rosewood  PO Box 2055 Masterton 5842. A service will be held at Masterton Baptist Church  12 Renall St, Masterton on Friday June 18th at 1.00pm followed by cremation.
 

BRADDICK, June

Saturday, 5 June 2021

On 5th June 2021 at Kandahar Home, Masterton aged 93 years. Loved wife of the late Bill. Loved and cherished Mother and Mother in law of George (dec) and Anne, Neil, Francie and Bryce Duffy, John and Cindy, Vickie and Graham Ward, Gaye and Steve Philp, Margaret and Misi Tutavaha, James and Lea-Anne and Kathy. Amazing Grandmother to 72 grandchildren and great grandchildren. All communications to the family may be posted to c/-  Rosewood Funeral Home, PO Box 2055, Kuripuni, Masterton 5842. A Service for June will be held at Rosewood, 415 Queen St, Masterton on Wednesday, the 9th of June 2021 at 1:30 PM followed by the burial at Eketahuna Cemetery.

de Graaf, Eric

Monday, 31 May 2021
 
Passed away peacefully at home on 31 May 2021.  Best friend and husband of Louise.  Much loved dad of Ingrid and Andrē. Opa of Ayla.  Messages to Eric’s family may be posted C/- PO Box 2055, Masterton 5842.  A celebration of Eric’s life will be held at Rosewood, 415 Queen Street, Masterton on Friday 4 June at 10am.

MURRAY-AYNSLEY, Diana

Monday, 24 May 2021
On 24th May 2021 aged 93 years. 
Loved wife of the late Francis, loving mum and mother in law of Susan and John Urry (Arcadia, NSW), Bridget and Rick Hughes (Wellington), Charlie and Debbie (Masterton). Much loved granny of Alexandra, Georgina and Nick, Jason and Emma. Step gran to Jodie and Andrew. A loved Great granny. Many thanks to the staff of Lansdowne Park for the wonderful love and care you gave Diana. Messages for the family may be posted to c/- PO Box 3 Eketahuna. A private cremation will be held. At Diana’s request a private memorial service will be held at a later date.

BLATCHFORD, Carol Edna (nee Boyd)

Sunday, 23 May 2021
 
25 April 1949 - 23 May 2021 at Wairarapa Village. Loved daughter of the late Jack and Edna Boyd. Loved mother of Jason, Kerry and Paula, Shane and Shelley. Loved nana of Briar, Jorja, Dylan, Jack and Austin. Much loved sister of Rae and the late Bruce. messages to the family may be posted to c/- PO Box 2055 Masterton 5842. A service will be held at Rosewood 415 Queen St, Masterton on Friday, May 28th at 1.00pm followed by interment at Clareville Cemetery.

Mill Simon Michael

Thursday, 20 May 2021
On Thursday 20th May 2021 in Masterton.
Loved husband of Mandy.  Father and father-in-law of John and Cath, Andrew and Angela.  Brother and brother-in-law of Sandy and Joan and the late Su and Has.  Loved Gramps of his grandchildren. Messages to the Mill family may be sent c/-PO Box 2055 Masterton, 5842. A service for Simon will be held at Rosewood 415 Queen Street, Masterton on Wednesday 26th May at 1.30 pm.
 

TEARLE, Roy Peter Corporal British Army WW2 (India)

Thursday, 20 May 2021
On 20th May  2021 peacefully at Kandahar Home. Aged 95 years. Loved husband of the late Sheila. Loved brother of Jean Hawkins and Don Tearle (London). Loved Uncle of his nieces and nephews. Messages may be posted to c/- PO Box 2055 Masterton 5842. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Cancer Society PO Box 121, Masterton, 5810 would be appreciated. A service will be held at Rosewood 415 Queen St, Masterton on Monday 24th May at 2.00pm followed by cremation. 

POUND, David Paul

Thursday, 20 May 2021
Of Masterton. On Thursday 20th May 2021, peacefully, at Masterton Hospital. Aged 85. Cherished husband of Heather for 60 years. Loved Dad and father-in-law of Michael and Carol (Pahiatua), Stephen (Masterton),  Fiona and Mark Hamilton-Manns (Christchurch).  Much loved Grandad of Kathryn Pound; Georgia and Peter Hamilton-Manns.  Respected brother and uncle of the late John, the late Paul, and Bruce (USA) and their families.  Messages to the Pound family may be posted c/-2055, Masterton 5842.  Donations to the Cancer Society Po Box 121, Masterton, 5810 would be appreciated.
Family and friends are invited to attend a celebration of David’s life at Rosewood 415 Queen Street, Masterton on Tuesday 25 May at 2.00pm followed by private cremation. 
 

YARRALL, Douglas Owen

Wednesday, 12 May 2021
 
May 25th 1932 – May 12th 2021
Peacefully,  at home with his wonderful view.
Beloved husband of Thelma, and the late Sylvia.  Father of Tony,  Scott & Hollie.  Grandad to Sarah, Alan & Georgia, Thomas, Meadow, Max, Shaun, Grace, and Eden.  Great grandad to Kymani-Rose.  ‘Alpha male’ to Jane & the late Fin, Paul & LJ, Elissa & Chris and their families.  ‘Uncle Doug’ to his many nieces and nephews.
A private memorial service will be held on Saturday 22nd May.  To register your interest in attending, please email [email protected].  Please also send us your memories.

Hambrook, Sheila Margaret (nee Gaunt).

Thursday, 6 May 2021
Our beautiful and courageous mum passed away at home on Thursday 6th May 2021 after a battle with cancer. Dearly loved wife of Alf for 65 years. Beloved mother of four sons, Stewart, Roger, Brian, Gary ( deceased ) and their families. Much loved sister of Gwenda and Sharon. Loved Nana of 10 grandchildren and 25 great grandchildren. As per Sheila’s request a private cremation will be held. Messages to the Hambrook family may be posted to c/- PO Box 2055 Masterton 5842.
 

CLARK Francis RICHARD (Frank)

Monday, 3 May 2021
On Monday 3rd May 2021 at Lansdowne Park, Masterton, in his 91st year. Dearly loved husband of Doris, loved father of Phil and Mary-Ann, Jeff and Megan, Jan and Tony, Pete and Jess. Loved Grandfather of Joe and Jodie, Caleb and Amie, Ben and Gemma, Denyce and Adam, Toni and Willy,  Lisa and Rhys, Zac, Ollie, Zoe, Sarah, Amanda, Nathan and Tracey, Aaron and Maddie. Great Grandfather of Amelie, Madison, Lucille, Oscar, Ahora, Katelyn, Isabella, Xavier, Izyah, Zayde, Zeb, Tane, Sky, Riley, Ella and Carter. All communications to the Clark family may be posted to c/- PO Box 2055, Kuripuni, Masterton.    A service for Frank will be held at the Lighthouse Church 23 Intermediate St, Masterton on Friday, 7th May at 11.00am followed by cremation.
 
 

WILKINSON, Christine Jane (nee Harter)

Friday, 23 April 2021

On Friday 23rd April 2021 peacefully at home, aged 71.  Beloved wife of Alan. Beloved mother and mother-in-law of Carla and Tim, Nick and Kyllee, Craig and Cara, and Jacqui.  Beloved Nana of Toby and Zara; Cleo, Tully and Othellia; Flynn; and Matthew.  Loved sister of Pauline, Reecie, Charles and John. A celebration of Chris’ life will be held at Rosewood, 415 Queen Street Masterton, Tuesday 27th April at 10.30am followed by private cremation.  Messages to the Wilkinson family may be sent C/- PO Box 2055 Masterton