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BELL, Dennis Roy

Friday, 15 November 2019

RN ( HMS Kenya, Korea),   also RNZN, Reg No 17940, MCPO, NZSMT, Vietnam. - On Friday, 15th November 2019,  aged 86 years.  Dearly loved husband of Vivian.  Loved father and father-in-law of Stephen and Jan Bell, Jacqueline Bell-Walsh and Glenn Walsh, and Roslyn and Adrian Johns. Stepfather to Joy, Faith and Jevi Escanes. Loved Grandad to his five grandchildren and six great grandchildren.  A service for Dennis will be held at Rosewood 415 Queen Street Masterton on Tuesday 19th November  at 2.00pm followed by cremation.   

JENNENS, Robert William

Friday, 8 November 2019

(of Masterton) - On November 8 2019 suddenly at Wellington Hospital, aged 69.  Outstanding husband of Marjorie, and amazing and well respected father and father-in-law of William and Jacqui, Philip and Ilyse, Katie and Henry Reynolds. The best Grandad of Phoebe and Patrick; Felix and Silas. Loved brother of Brenda, and Paul, and uncle to his nieces and nephews. Respected colleague and friend to many.  A Service to celebrate Robert’s life will be held at St. Matthew’s Church, Church Street Masterton on Thursday November 14 at 2:00pm followed by private cremation.

HENDERSON, Maurice Clifford (Maurie)

Wednesday, 6 November 2019
NZ4210002, Flight Sgt, RNZAF WWII
On 6 November 2019 peacefully at Wairarapa  Hosptial, aged 95.  Dearly loved husband of the late Dorothy (Doss).  Much loved father and father-in-law of Neville and Kathy, Jude and Peter, Murray and Jude, Trisha and Bruce.  Loved  grandad to Jo, Beryn, and Feine; Hadley and Madeline; Larissa and his great grandchildren.  A donation in Maurie’s memory to Wellington Free Ambulance PO Box 601, Wellington 6140 would be appreciated or may be left at the service.  A service to give thanks for Maurie’s life will be held at Rosewood 415 Queen Street, Masterton on Monday 11 November at 1.00pm followed by private cremation.

MORGAN, David John (Dave)

Tuesday, 5 November 2019
 
Seafarer & Trade Unionist
On 5 November 2019 at home in Masterton, aged 79. Much loved husband of Maggie for 48 years.  Loved Dad of Jenny Katene-Morgan and Lindsay.  Loved Koro of 
TeOhomaina, and Ayla.  Loved brother of Lucilla (Adelaide) and Robert (deceased).  Loved uncle to many.  For those wishing to visit, Dave is at home.  A service to celebrate Dave’s life and work will be held at Copthorne Solway Park, High Street, Masterton on Sunday 10 November at 11.00am followed by private cremation.
“Solidarity Forever”

SMART, Robert (Bob)

Friday, 1 November 2019
 
On November 1st 2019 suddenly at Eketahuna. Aged 61 years. Beloved brother of Sarah and Becky. Will be sadly missed by his family and friends. Messages to c/- S Hill PO Box 2055 Masterton. 
 
A service will be held at Rosewood 415 Queen St, Masterton on Wednesday 6th at 2.00pm followed by cremation.

FENWICK, Gordon William

Wednesday, 30 October 2019

On 30th October 2019, peacefully at Wairarapa Hospital, aged 71 years.  Loved father and father-in-law of Rosalie and Adam Boutcher, and Vanessa and Gerry Leishman. Beloved Grandad of  Hamish, Benjamin, Madeline, Noah, Elliott, and Caroline;  Felix, Oscar and Poppy.  Loved Great Grandad of Ashton, Kyra, Callum, Alison and Aria.  Loved brother  and brother-in-law of Peter and Brenda Fenwick (Auckland).  A service to celebrate Gordon’s life will be held at Rosewood 415 Queen Street Masterton on Tuesday 5th November at 2.00pm. In lieu of flowers donations to the Cancer Society (Wairarapa Branch) would be appreciated and may be sent to PO Box 121 Masterton or left at the chapel. Messages can be left on Gordon’s tribute page www.tributes.co.nz

GUISE, Paul Warren (Guisey)

Monday, 28 October 2019
On 28 October 2019 suddenly at Opaki Racecourse after his last track ride, aged 58.  Loved father of Sam.  Loved son of the late Arthur and Dot Guise. Loved brother and brother-in-law of Gary (deceased) and Gaye, Denise and Peter Forman, twin sister Janice, Steven and Wendy, and Heather.  Much loved uncle of his nieces and nephews.  Loved friend of Melissa.  A service to celebrate Paul’s life will be held at Opaki Racecourse (entrance opposite Wee Red Barn) State Highway 2, Masterton on Friday  1 November  at 11.00am followed by private cremation.  

ANTELL, Peter

Monday, 28 October 2019

On 28/10/2019 peacefully passed away at Wairarapa Village Rest Home.  Peter was a loved husband of Sheila and father of Allan and Claire.  Loving grandad of Charlie, Crystal, Lukas and AJ. Anyone who is wanting to say their last farewells and celebrate his life, please join us at The Wairarapa Services and Citizen’s Club, Essex Street Masterton on Friday November 1 at 2:00pm. Come dressed bright and fun, to have some laughs and remember his life. 

HARRIS, Margaret Helen (nee Smith)

Sunday, 27 October 2019

October 27 2019 peacefully at Masterton, aged 82. Dearly loved wife of the late Malcolm. Much loved mother of Jo Bosson (Papamoa), James (deceased), and Stuart (Gisborne). Loved Grandma of Bryce and Jo, and Great Grandma of George and Alice. Dearly loved Aunt to her nieces and nephews.  A Service to give thanks for Margaret’s life will be held at St Matthews Church, Church St. Masterton on Monday 4th November at 1:00pm, followed by interment at Riverside Cemetery Returned Services Section. Messages to the family may be sent C/- P O Box 2055 Masterton.

CLINCH, Anne

Thursday, 24 October 2019

On 24 October 2019 peacefully at Masterton, aged 81. Dearly loved wife and companion of the late Pat. Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Susan and Graeme Bowden, Marilyn and Peter Morrison, Michael and Angela. Loved Grannie Annie of Sarah, Jack and Katrina, Grace and George, Ruby, Marc, and Blake. Great Grannie Annie of Sophia, Hunter and Spencer.  A Service to give thanks for Anne’s life will be held at The Church of the Epiphany, 54 High Street Masterton on Friday 1 November at 1:00pm, followed by private cremation.  Messages to the family may be sent C/- P O Box 2055 Masterton.

McKIE, Hazel Ruby

Thursday, 17 October 2019
 
1921 ~ 2019. 98 Years
Sadly passed away 17 October 2019.
“An angel at rest”
Much loved Mum of Roslyn, Gloria and Gavin, Paul and Bev, Colleen and Mark, Sharon and Geoff.  Gran and Granny to 15, Great Gran to 44 and Great Great Gran to 5.  A big thank you to the Doctors, Nurses, Caregivers and staff at Kandahar Rest Home for the love, time and care they gave Hazel.  Messages C/- PO Box 2055, Masterton 5842.  A private service for Hazel was held at Rosewood on Monday 21 October 2019.

ATACK, Lawrence Harrington

Wednesday, 16 October 2019
 
31.1.1933  - 16.10.2019
Passed away peacefully in Masterton.  Dearly loved husband of the late Hilary. Fantastic  father to Doug, Martyn and Gayle.
A service for Lawrence will be held at Rosewood Chapel, 415 Queen Street, Masterton on Monday 21 October at 1.30pm followed by private cremation.

GLEESON, Martin Michael (Marty)

Sunday, 13 October 2019
On 13th October 2019 suddenly surrounded by his family. Aged 58 years. Loved husband of Tania, loved father of Jade, Kane, Daniel and Tyler. Loved Grandad of Chloe and Kayde. Much loved son of Tui and the late Frank. Loved brother of David. “ Marty is at home, all are welcome to call in and pay your respects” In lieu of flowers donations to the family in memory of Marty would be appreciated and may be left at the service. A service will be held at Rosewood 415 Queen St Masterton on Thursday October 17th at 2.00pm followed by cremation 

GLEESON, Martin Michael (Marty)

Sunday, 13 October 2019
 on 13th October 2019 suddenly surrounded by his family. Aged 58 years. 
Loved husband of Tania, loved father of Jade, Kane, Daniel and Tyler. Loved Grandad of Chloe and Kayde. Much loved son of Tui and the late Frank. Loved brother of David. “ Marty is at home, all are welcome to call in and pay your respects” In lieu of flowers donations to the family in memory of Marty would be appreciated and may be left at the service. 
A service will be held at Rosewood 415 Queen St Masterton on Thursday October 17th at 2.00pm followed by cremation 

HEROD, Betty Evelyn

Sunday, 6 October 2019
On  Sunday, 6th October 2019 peacefully at Glenwood Masonic Village, Masterton. Aged 93 years. Loved wife of Grant (deceased). Loved and cherished mother and mother in law of Dulcie and Merv Skillington, Raewyn, Aileen (deceased), Warren and Anne, Elaine and John Scully, Sylvia and Kim Kersland. Loved nana of her 14 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren. Special niece of Bub. Messages to the family may be posted to c/- Elaine Scully PO Box 81 Carterton.  A service will be held at Rosewood 415 Queen St Masterton on Thursday October 10th at 11.00am followed by interment at the Greytown Cemetery.    

RIGG, Beverley Margaret

Tuesday, 24 September 2019
Left this world peacefully to be with her Lord on 24th September 2019, aged 87.  She is now reunited with her darling husband Trevor.  Beverley is the loved mother and mother-in-law of Merilyn and Mike Rigg-Weston, Stephen and Mayet Rigg, Jennifer and Jody Mortimer, Sandy and Steve Buddell, Carolyn and Stephen Rayner, Diana and David Perry, Fiona and the late Callum Edwards and loved Nana and Great Nana of her grandchildren and great grandchildren.  Mum you will be dearly missed by us all.  Beverley contributed enthusiastically to the community of the Wairarapa through the generous giving of her time and efforts.  
A celebration of Beverley’s life will be held at Rosewood 415 Queen Street Masterton on Saturday 28th September at 10.00am followed by burial.  In lieu of flowers donations to Alzheimers Wairarapa or Parkinsonism Society would be appreciated and may be left at the chapel.

WILKIN, Marie Diane (nee Alexander)

Sunday, 22 September 2019
 
On 22 September, 2019. Loving and devoted wife of the late Russell. Much loved and loving mother of her boys and their partners, Steven (Masterton), Kerry and Sonja (Blenheim), Craig and Janice (Masterton). Loving grandmother of Jack, Charlie, Tom and Harry of Blenheim. A friend to many through her years at Newcombes Greenworld Queen St North and Kuripuni, and High St Garden Barn. Her years of hard toil have now ended but her memory will live on in many Wairarapa gardens.
As was her wish a private service has taken place and she is again with Russ.

CLEMENT, David Kenneth (Dave)

Saturday, 21 September 2019

 On September 21 2019 at Wairarapa Hospital.  Aged 64. Dearly loved husband of Patricia. Much loved father and father-in-law of Daniel and Kelly, Christopher and Mel. Loved Grandad and Poppee of Jack, Bella, Elizabeth, Dayna, and Charlie; Sophie, Ceejay, Paige and Lily. Loved brother and brother-in-law of Raewyn (deceased) and Roger, Robert and Wina, Frank and Trudy, Karren and Puke, Dean and Trish, Mark, Maxine and Alfred, and the late Daniel. A Service to give thanks for Dave’s life will be held at Rosewood, 415 Queen Street Masterton on Friday September 27th at 2.30pm followed by private cremation. Casual clothing is the preference. Dave will be at home on Thursday afternoon for those wishing to visit.