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Current Funerals

BELCHER, Evelene Emily

Friday, 7 February 2020

 On Friday, 7th February 2020 peacefully at home, Masterton. In her 101st  year. Much loved mother, mother in law, nan and great nan of her extensive family. In lieu of flowers donations may be posted to Hospice Wairarapa 59 Renall St Masterton or may be left at the service. A celebration of Evelene’s life will be held at Rosewood 415 Queen St Masterton  today, Monday January 10th  at 1.00pm followed by private interment.

CALKIN, Michael Raymond (Mike)

Friday, 7 February 2020
 61 years young. Our beloved Mike passed on Friday 7th February surrounded by his beautiful family. Dearly loved soulmate of Julie for 43 years. Best friend and cherished father and father-in-law of Ashley & Brad Wilson, Kendyll & James Rickit, Leighton Calkin & Kiara Morris, and treasured Pa of Mason Rickit & Maximus Wilson. Loved son of the late John and Joan. Loved son-in-law of Joe (dec) and Merle Evans and loved by his family and friends. 
'A light has gone out of our lives but our happy memories remain'
Please join us to celebrate Mike's life on Saturday 15th February  at 10.00am at the Carterton Events Centre, Holloway Street, Carterton.

MUTU, Joseph Mackereth (Joe)

Wednesday, 5 February 2020

On February 5 2020 peacefully at home in Masterton. dearly loved husband of Ann.  Much loved father and father-in-law of Erena and John, Maraiana and Tim, Manaia and Fiona, Pania and the late Tony. Loved Grandad, Poppa, Koro, and Great Grandad of Jadeanne, Narisa, Alex, Jordan, Claydan, Devon, Nikau, Marcus, Quintin, Sionagh, Curtis, Amera and their families. Special Grandad of Natasha and Maurice. Loved brother of the late Theodore and Bunter. Joe will be at Te Ore Ore Marae, Bideford Rd Masterton from 4pm Sunday 9th February. His service will be held at the Marae on Monday 10th February at 11:00am followed by private cremation.

BLATHWAYT, John Keith Wynter (Jock)

Tuesday, 4 February 2020

On 4 February 2020.  Barrister and Solicitor of Masterton, aged 79.  Dearly loved husband of the late Sally.  Much loved father and father-in-law of Julia and Nick (Paremata), Wynter and Bevan (London), and Robert (Blenheim).  Loved Granman of Henry, Ben, and Wynter; Jordan, Lachlan, and Solomon.  Loved brother and brother-in-law of Gerald  and Sue, Gretchen and  John Hunter, Judith Fyfe and Tony Hiles.  Loved uncle to his nieces and nephews.  A service to celebrate Jock’s life will be held at St Matthew’s Church, Church Street, Masterton on Friday 14th February at 2.00pm followed by private cremation.  A Donation to Red Cross Wairarapa in Jock’s memory would be appreciated, either sent to P O Box 218 Masterton 5840 or left in the church foyer. Messages to the family may be sent  C/- PO Box 2055 Masterton.

DAVIES, Trevor David (ex Taxi Driver)

Sunday, 26 January 2020
 
On January 26th 2020 peacefully at Glenwood Masonic Hospital, Masterton. Dearly loved husband of Annette for 67 years. Loved brother of all his late siblings. Much loved brother in law of Keith and El Alamein Evans, Graeme and Jennifer Evans. Much loved uncle of all his nephews and nieces. Messages to A Davies may be posted to c/- PO Box 2055 Masterton 5842.  A service will be held at Rosewood 415 Queen St, Masterton on Saturday, 1st February at 11.00am followed by cremation. 

WARDELL, John Rex

Thursday, 23 January 2020

Of Te Whiti, Masterton.  -on January 23 2020 as the result of an accident, aged 74. Son of the late Jim and Jean Wardell.  Much loved husband of Loes.  Dearly loved father and father-in-law of Tanya and Glen Reid, Melissa and Hidde Mebus, Amanda and Brendan Thow, Peter and Lee-Anne Wardell.  Loved Opa of Louie, Beau and Tessa Reid; Nienke and Willem Mebus; Harry, Rocco and Ryker Thow; Luka, Avideh and Jude Wardell. Loved brother and brother-in-law of the late Theresa and Hamish Cameron. Loved by all the Stoffels relations in the Netherlands.  Messages to the family may be sent C/- P O Box 2055 Masterton  A Service to celebrate and give thanks for John’s life will held at Te Whiti, 548 Lees Pakaraka Rd Masterton on Thursday 30th January at 2:00pm followed by private cremation.

CONSTABLE, Rodd Anthony

Wednesday, 22 January 2020

13-08-1953 ~ 22-01-2020, peacefully after a long and courageous battle, aged 66.  Dearly loved and cherished husband of Shelley for 20 years. Loved and adored father and father-in-law of Rob and Shell.  Stepfather and stepfather-in-law of Jasen and Diane, Kay and Ricky.  Grandad of Byron, Hayden, Nevada and Axel.  Step Grandad of Rory and Brooke.  Special friend of Nikki and Tim.  A service for Rodd will be held at Rosewood, 415 Queen Street Masterton on Monday 27 January at 2.00pm followed by cremation.  In lieu of flowers, donations either sent to Asthma NZ PO Box 13520 Johnsonville 6440 or  left in the Chapel. 

BRIGHT, John Arthur

Friday, 17 January 2020
 
2/9/1944 - 17/1/2020 peacefully at Masterton Hospital. Beloved husband of the late Yvonne. Loved  father of Kevin, Brian and  father in law of Katrina. Loved brother of Joyce, Fran, Mary and the late Alan. Loved and adored by his 7 grand children. “ Will be sadly missed by his extended family and friends.” Messages to the family may be placed on tributes.co.nz. Johns service will be held at Rosewood 415 Queen St Masterton on Wednesday, January 22nd at 1:00pm followed by private cremation

PAGE, Sheila Mary

Saturday, 11 January 2020
Passed away peacefully on 11 January 2020.  Beloved wife of the late Eric.  Loved mum, mum-in-law and friend of Sylvia and Ken Godden, Janice Baylis (dec) and Alison Spencer.  Treasured nana of Adam, Jason, Matthew, William, Micaela, Mitchell and partners, and great nana of Elijah, Indiana, Alexander, Lucy, Georgia, Mia and Ronan.

Messages to the Page family may be sent c/- PO Box 2055, Masterton 5842 or left at the service.

In lieu  of flowers donations to SPCA PO Box 7069, Wellington 6242 would be appreciated. A celebration of Sheila’s life will be held at Rosewood, 415 Queen Street, Masterton on Thursday 16 January at 11.30am  followed by a private cremation.

JACOBSON, Graham Douglas.

Sunday, 5 January 2020
 5-1-2020. Peacefully at home in his 54th year, after a valiant fight in a battle not to be won. Much loved husband and best friend of Rowan (née Walsh). Father and mentor to sons Ryan and Trent. Cherished son and son-in-law of John (deceased), Gail and Jill. Fantastic brother and brother-in-law to Vic, Bruce, James and their families.  ‘He will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by his wider family, friends, colleagues, and associates especially in the Martinborough community”. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Cancer Society PO Box 121 Masterton 5840 would be appreciated and may be left at the service.. “Special thanks to Doctor Steve, and the Kahukura Nursing staff”.  A service to celebrate his life will be held at the Martinborough Fire Station, Texas street, Martinborough on Monday, 13th January at 2pm.
 

WACKROW, Michael Carl

Saturday, 4 January 2020

On Saturday, 4th January 2020 at Lansdowne Court, Masterton. In his 74th year. Dearly loved husband of Noeline, loved father of Jacqueline, Michelle and the late Rachel. Loved father in law of Nathan Lynch. Loved grandad of Nathan, William and Tegan. Messages to the Wackrow family may be posted to c/- PO Box 2055 Masterton 5842. A service will be held at Rosewood 415 Queen St Masterton on Tuesday January 7th at 1.00pm followed by private cremation.

SMITH, Malcolm Russell (Smithy)

Thursday, 26 December 2019
 On December 26, 2019 at home surrounded by his family.  Much loved husband of Hazel.  Loved father of Rebekkah, Hannah, and  Sarah.  Cherished son of the late Peggy and Ron Smith.  Loved brother of Brian, Graeme and Brenda.  A sincere thanks to the Kahukura team and Cancer Society for their support.  A celebration of Malcolm’s life will be held at Rosewood 415 Queen Street Masterton on Friday 3rd December at 2.00pm followed by cremation.

PURVIS, Anthony Gordon (Tony)

Sunday, 22 December 2019

On 22nd December 2019 at home in Hamilton, aged 50.  Dearly loved husband of Pania.  Loved father of Narisa and Chris, Devon, and Quintin.  Loved son of the late Garry and Merle Purvis,  loved brother of Steven, Jason and Craig.  Loved son-in-law of Ann and Joe Mutu.  A service to celebrate Tony’s life will be held at Rosewood 415 Queen Street Masterton on Saturday 28th December at 11:00am followed by private cremation.

LAWRENCE, Anthony Gwynne (Tony) OBE N.Z.C.M. RNZNVR WW2

Saturday, 21 December 2019

On 21 December 2019 at Masterton. Beloved husband of Justine and loved father of Jackie, Bridget, Benita, and Tim.  Loved Grandpa Tony of all his children and great grandchildren.   A Memorial Service will be held on January 6th 2020 1:30pm at St Matthews Church, Church Street Masterton.