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Current Funerals

NATHAN, Pamela

Tuesday, 30 June 2020
 
Passed away peacefully on June 30, 2020 in Auckland. Much loved wife of the late Richard and mother of Jon, Susan, Margaret, Jeni and Carollyn.  Loved grandmother and great grandmother to all. .   In lieu of flowers donations to Totara Hospice, PO Box 75-560 Manurewa, Auckland 2243 would be appreciated. Messages to family may be posted C/- PO Box 2055, Masterton 5842. A service will be held at Rosewood 415 Queen Street, Masterton on Friday 3 July at 11.00am followed by burial at Masterton Pioneer Cemetery
 

Tuirirangi, Kempton Te Keepa

Friday, 19 June 2020
 
4th June 1949 - 19th June 2020.
Aged 71. Beloved son of Kempton and Te Konehu Tuirirangi. Beloved partner and soulmate of Lynette . Beloved father of Shaun, Keren Amy, Keepa Kempton and Sam. Koro to Cody, James, Flynn, Tane, Tyler, Tori-anne, Meshach, Bella Aroha and baby Harry Te Keepa. Messages to the family may be posted to c/- PO Box 2055 Masterton 5842.  A service will be held at the Carterton Event Centre, 50 Holloway St Carterton on Thursday 25th June 2020, 11.30am followed by interment at Akura Urupa.
Moe mai, moe mai ra e te rangatira
 

LOWE, Joe Cho-Chak

Thursday, 18 June 2020
 
On June 18 2020 at Wairarapa Hospital, aged 88.  Loved husband of Yen Mei.  Loved father of Eric and Corinna and the late Yen Ming, father-in-law of Soe Foong, Joecy and grandfather of Daphne.  Messages C/- PO Box 2055 Masterton 5842.  A funeral service will be held at Rosewood, 415 Queen Street, Masterton on Tuesday 23 June at 10.30am.  The family will leave for Makara Cemetery, Wellington for a private burial in the afternoon. 

RUTENE, ALLEN (Jim)

Thursday, 18 June 2020
 
On 18 June 2020, peacefully at home surrounded by whanau, aged 91.
Beloved husband for 61 years of the late Cecilia (Gypsy).
Dearly loved father of Lionel and Triny, Allan and Missy, Willy and Deb, Phillip and Susan, Sharon and Roly.  Much loved Grandad and Great Grandad.
Service to be held at Rosewood Funeral Home, 415 Queen Street, Masterton on  Monday 22 June at 11am followed by burial at Hamuera Urupa, Te Whiti Road, Gladstone.
 

HAYES, Diane Myra

Thursday, 18 June 2020

On June 18, 2020 at Glenwood, Masterton, aged 59 years.  Soul mate of Murray John Hayes.  Much loved Mum and mother-in-law of Shannon Rae and Michael Hayes and Caleb Andrew Hayes and Shannon Kessler.  Much loved sister of Karen O’Neale.  Loved sister-in-law of Jude.  A much loved auntie of all her nieces and nephews.  Special friend to many.  In lieu of flowers donations to MND would be appreciated and may be left at the chapel or sent to PO Box 24036, Royal Oak, Auckland 1345. A service for Diane will be held at Rosewood, 415 Queen Street Masterton on Wednesday 24th June at 2.00pm. Messages C/- PO Box 2055 Masterton 5810.  

“Special Thanks to the staff of Glenwood for their love and care”

MITCHELL, Michael James

Thursday, 11 June 2020

On June 11, 2020 suddenly in Masterton, aged 42. Dearly loved son of Bruce (Mitch) and Linda Mitchell (Whakatane).  Loved brother of Shane, and Janine.  Loved father of his 7 darling children.  A service for Mike will be held at Te Ore Ore Marae, Bideford Road Masterton on Monday 15 June at 11.00am followed by cremation.  Mike will be at the Marae from Saturday afternoon for those wishing to visit.

MITCHELL, Michael James

Thursday, 11 June 2020

On June 11, 2020 suddenly in Masterton, aged 42. Dearly loved son of Bruce (Mitch) and Linda Mitchell (Whakatane).  Loved brother of Shane, and Janine.  Loved father of his 7 darling children.  A service for Mike will be held at Te Ore Ore Marae, Bideford Road Masterton on Monday 15 June at 11.00am followed by cremation.  Mike will be at the Marae from Saturday afternoon for those wishing to visit.

GASKIN Albert Henry (Albie)

Tuesday, 9 June 2020
 
Passed away peacefully on 9th June 2020, aged 94.  Dearly loved husband of Helen.  Loved father and father in law of Peter & Dianna, Richard and Prue, Jenny & David.  Pa & Grandad of Adam & Ros, Sophie, Holly & Joe; Fraser & Merrity, Henry & Lucy; Christopher & Hannah. Great Grandad of Joseph and William; Leo, Archer, Eliza & Nixon. Messages to Albie’s family may be posted C/- PO Box 2055, Masterton 5842.  A service to celebrate Albie’s life will be held at Rosewood, 415 Queen Street, Masterton on 13 June 2020 at 1.00pm. If you would prefer  not to attend the service the family welcome you to join the live stream at  www. oneroomstreaming.com Event ID RosewoodFH Password MLSMDX.

BRUGGEMAN Johan (Johnny Boy)

Monday, 8 June 2020
 
Passed away peacefully on 8 June 2020.Dearly loved husband of the late Janny.  Loved father and father-in-law of Diana & Reece, Peter & Naila.  Much loved Johnny Boy to Lauren and Alice.  Messages may be sent to PO Box 2055, Masterton 5842 or left at  www .  tributes . co . nz.  At the families request a private service has been held.

CRISPIN, Philip Ryder

Saturday, 6 June 2020
 
On June 6th 2020 in Masterton. Aged 65 years. Treasured father of Anya, Claire, Yvette, Ingrid, Rowan and Esther. Beloved Pop of 7. Son of Molly and Spud, brother to Isla and Russ, Tim and Fay and the late Es. Loved and respected Uncle Phog of Monica and Leon. “You will be sadly missed. Go in peace, dear Phil forever in our hearts.” Messages to the Crispin family may be posted to c/- PO Box 2055 Masterton 5842. As per Phil’s wish a private cremation will be held. A memorial service for Phil will be held at Rosewood 415 Queen St Masterton on Wednesday June 10th at 2.00pm.

THACKER, Kelvin Bruce

Wednesday, 3 June 2020
 
On 3rd June 2020 at Wairarapa Hospital, aged 78.  Loved husband of Beverly, loved father and father-in-law of Deborah and Filipe, and Bruce.  Beloved Grandfather and Great Grandfather.  As was Kelvin’s wish a private cremation has taken place. 

OWEN, June Maureen

Wednesday, 3 June 2020
 
8.5.1934 - 3.6.2020  Loved wife of Keith for 68 years. Loved mother and mother in law of Robert & Jan, Maureen & Gary Coley, Karen &  Alan Taylor; and Debbie Hewson. Loved nana of 7 and great nana of 12. A service will be held at Rosewood 415 Queen St Masterton on Saturday June 6th at 10.30 am followed by a burial at Riverside Cemetery.

BIRKETT, Lynne

Tuesday, 2 June 2020

On 2nd June 2020 at Wairarapa Hospital, aged 56 years. Dearly loved wife of Gary, loved mother of Harry. Much loved daughter of Barry and Sue Blackshaw. Loved sister of Gareth. Messages to the family may be posted to c/- PO Box 2055 Masterton  5842. A private service will be held on Saturday 6th June at 2.00pm followed by a cremation. You are welcome to watch the service live streamed  at oneroom . com  Event ID RosewoodFH Password SAZAEP

BUNNY, Norman Bertram (John)

Monday, 1 June 2020

On 1 June 2020 at Wairarapa Hospital in his 100th year.  Dearly loved wife of Bar. Much loved father and father-in-law of Chris and Viv Bunny, Caroline and Arthur Elworthy, Becky Bunny, Lindy and Gwyn Williamson. Loved Grandfather and Fafa of Andrew and Karen, Tessa, Kate and Michael; Anna and Rob, Gintz and Charles, and John; Anita and Fraser, Sarah and Si, Nikki and Chris. Loved Great Grandfather of his 19 great grandchildren. A private service by invitation will be held for John. For those wishing to view the service on line, please visit www.oneroomstreaming.com Event ID RosewoodFH password NIYMAX Messages to the Bunny family may be sent C/- P O Box 2055 Masterton

HAMMOND, Helen Sandra

Thursday, 28 May 2020

 

Passed away peacefully at home on 28 May 2020 surrounded by her loving family. Loved Mum of Hannah and Grace.  Dearly loved daughter of Fred & Miriam and sister of Jayne, David and Teresa. Dearly loved partner of Aaron.  Very loved and special friend of Big Bird.  Messages to Helen’s family may be placed on Helen’s tribute page, www.tributes.co.nz.  Due to the restrictions of Covid-19 a private service is being held on Sunday 31 May at 1.00pm. The service is being live streamed, you are welcome to join at www.oneroomstreaming.com  Event ID RosewoodFH  Password  HBCUCP

BOYENS, Naomi Alice

Tuesday, 26 May 2020

(formerly of Palmerston North) on 26th May 2020, peacefully at Lansdowne Court, Masterton, age 83.  Loved soulmate of the late Herbert Stowers (Herb).  Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Robyn and John Purdy, Jennifer and Terry Johnson, Carol and Julian Rowntree, Debra and Harry Langham, Steven and Anita Boyens, Jacqui and Danny McLaren and Warren Boyens.  A much loved Nana, Great Nana and Great Great Nana.  A private service has been held.  Messages to the family may be sent to 14 Bunny Street, Masterton.

McLEAN, Anne

Sunday, 24 May 2020

Passed away peacefully at her home Masterton, with husband Doug of 58 years close by. Loved wife of Doug, mum to Stuart and granny to Chelsea, Courtney and Curtis, also Scottish relations; loved sister of Morag and Ian, Fred and Cathie, Ian and Margaret and sister in law to Maureen and Hendry. The family would like to acknowledge the tremendous help given to Anne and us by doctors, nurses, care givers and Cancer Society at this time. A private service for Anne with family and close friends will be held at St Lukes Crossway Church on Thursday May 28th at 2.00pm followed by cremation.

SMITH, Pamela Joyce (nee Henderson)

Friday, 22 May 2020
 
Passed away peacefully in her home on 22 May 2020. Aged 70 years young. (Motor Neurone Disease lived with you on your terms) Loved Mum & Mum in-law of Donna & Steve Roberts (Perth), Wendy & Corey Rongonui.  Adored Nana of Corey, Holly & partner Dylan (Perth), Connah & Jayden and great Nana of Oakley (Perth). Loved sister & sister in-law of Gwen, Brice & Heather, Malcolm (Willy) & Kathy, Jocelyn, Ngaire, Bev & late brothers David, Ian, Ken, Neville, Graeme, Gordon & Neil. Loved Aunty of many. Many thanks to Dr Pete Morrison, Kahukura Palliative team, Hospice, in home carers, family and friends for their amazing support while we cared for Pam in her own home. In accordance with Pams wishes a private cremation has been held. A memorial service to celebrate Pams life will be held at a later date. Messages can be sent to 71 Cockburn Street Masterton or visit www.tributes.co.nz
 
 

KAWANA, Marlene Dayle (nee Tyacke)

Thursday, 21 May 2020
 
15/12/56 – 21/5/20. On 21 May 2020 at Masterton hospital, aged 63. Cherished wife of Russell Kawana. Dearly loved mother and mother in law of Jocelyn and Layton, Brenda and Nick, Kim and Stevie, Matt and Nerissa, Treen and Boy. Cherished Nan of Kieran, Regan, Tyson, Asia, Marley, Jahna and Daniel, Mere, India, Sam, Thomas, Jade, Tommy, Jesse, RJ, Nikau, Nikki Lou and TK, Te Ata, Piri, and Tiki. Loved great grandmother of TJ, Hunter, Ayvah, Lucah, and Imarni. Loved sister of Alan and Jo, Graham and Rose (deceased), Nancy and Keith, Tess and Colin, and Joe (deceased). Loved sister in law of Missy (deceased) and Karl, Willie and Sheril, Ross and Girlie, Marty (deceased) and Jeanette, Raymond (deceased) and Carol, Peter and Carol, Manu and Di, Mike and Erena, Tiana and Tom, Stephen and Fiona, Carol and Aubrey (deceased), Olive (deceased), and Wayne. Due to COVID-19 L2 guidelines and restrictions, we will be having a private funeral service and burial for Marlene. If you wish to pay your final respects to Marlene, you will have an opportunity to do so from Saturday, 23 May – Sunday, 24 May 2020. You will need to book a time with Ana-Marie Kawana on 0224112102. Only groups of up to 10 people will be allowed at a time. Upon your arrival, you will be advised of the processes we have put in place to ensure we can adhere to the COVID-19 L2 guidelines. We would appreciate your patience during this time. Ngâ mihi nui.
 

BETTS, Ronald David (Ron)

Wednesday, 20 May 2020
 
On 20 May 2020 peacefully at Wairarapa Hospital, aged 85.  Dearly loved husband of Gloria for 59 years.  Much loved father of Debbie, Gary, Lisa and their partners Dean, Phillippa and Danny.  Loved grandad of Jessy, Meg, Chris and Jack; Aliesha and Matt; Josh, Chad and Sacha.  A loved great grandad. Messages to the family may be sent C/- PO Box 2055, Masterton 5842. A private service has been held.

BEYELER, Fred

Sunday, 17 May 2020
On May 17, 2020 at Wellington Hospital, aged 78.  Loved husband of Eunice.  Loved father of Fred and Sally, and Jessica.  Beloved Grandad of Freya and Charlie; Quincey and Felix.  Loved brother and brother-in-law of Evelyn and Enrico, Arlette, Markus and Doreth, and Michael.  Loved uncle of Saskia and Tobias; Tibor and Caroline; Richard and Sylvia.  Respected former husband of Ginny.  A private service will be held at Rosewood 415 Queen Street Masterton on Friday 22nd May at 10.00am followed by burial.  For those wishing to attend please message Jessica on 0272101717 as numbers are restricted.  The service will be live streamed on www.oneroomstreaming.com Event ID RosewoodFH, Event password  JRSAVA.  Messages may be left on Fred’s tribute page www.tributes.co.nz

TAINGAHUE Ngawini (Wini)

Friday, 15 May 2020
 
Passed away at home peacefully surrounded by her loved ones on May 15 2020.
Dearly loved wife of the late Darby.  Loved and treasured Mum of Marlene and Phill.  Adored Nanny Moko of Destiney, Justyce, Trinity, Rihari and her great grandaughter Fayth. 
“Loved by all her extended family and friends”
Messages to Wini’s family maybe posted C/- PO Box 2055 Masterton 5842.  Due to Covid-19 restrictions a private service is being held.  Your welcome to join us on live streaming TODAY 18 May at 11.00am  www.oneroomstreaming,com, Event ID RosewoodFH, Event Password UMKVAW

FLEMING, Joan Margaret -

Sunday, 10 May 2020

On May 10, 2020 peacefully at Glenwood Hospital, Masterton, aged 94 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Frederick. Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Juliet (deceased) and Stephen, Hamish and Joanne, Felicity, Andrew and Helen, Russell, Shona and John, Penelope, Fiona and Lincoln, Roger (deceased), Hilary,  Richard and Dana. Loved grandma and great grandma.  Messages to Joan’s family maybe left on her tribute page www.tributes.co.nz or posted C/- PO Box 2055, Masterton 5842.  A private service has been held.

SALISBURY, Dulcie Ann

Sunday, 10 May 2020
 
15-6-1938  - 10- 5-2020
Passed away suddenly in Masterton.  Treasured wife of the late Donald.  Adored mother and mother-in-law of Lance (dec), Cheryl Nagel  and Ian(dec), and Jeffery.  Special Nana to Carrie and Pete, Natasha, Alinna and Dylan, Stephanie and Sam.  Loved by her great grandchildren - Cameron, Kate, Isla, Hailey, Sophie and all her nieces and nephews.  Sister of Noreen Challis (dec) Josephine Dagg (dec), Lorna Knight (dec) and Patricia Lancaster.  A private burial service will be held.

GOBEY, Martin Rae (Marty)

Saturday, 9 May 2020
 
Passed away peacefully on 9 May 2020. Treasured father of Steph, Jessie, Hayden and Sophie.  Messages to Marty’s family may be left on Marty’s tribute page www.tributes.co.nz or posted c/- 2055, Masterton 5842.  A small family service has been held.