(06) 370 8088

Current Funerals

ROLLS, David Walter

Tuesday, 9 October 2018

On Tuesday,9th October 2018 at Palmerston North Hospital. Aged 70 years. Loved husband of Judith. Much loved father and father-in-law of Adrianne and Brett, Katrina and Michelle. Loved Grandad and Grandpappy of Ashley, Amanda, Hayden, Dakota, Damon, Vera, Zoe, Jared, Dylan and Joshua. Will be sadly missed by his brothers, sisters, nephews and nieces. Messages of support to the family may be posted to c/- PO Box 2055 Masterton 5842. David may be viewed at Rosewood, 417 Queen St Masterton until Friday, October 12th at 3.00pm. A memorial farewell will be held at the Wairarapa Services Club 20 Essex St Masterton on Friday, October 12th from 3.00pm. As per David’s wish a private cremation will be held.

SMITH, Dion John -

Saturday, 6 October 2018
On 6th October 2018, aged 54. Loved son of Colin and the late Lyn. Loved father of Nikita, Brooke, Ashely, Talika, and Darcy. Loving grandad to all his grandchildren. Loved brother of all his siblings, and loved uncle of his neices and nephews. A Service for Dion will be held at Rosewood 415 Queen Street Masterton on Wednesday 10th October at 1.30pm followed by private cremation. 

REIRI, Quinn Rawiri -

Thursday, 4 October 2018
 On 4 October 2018 at Wairarapa Hospital, Masterton, aged 44. Dearly loved husband of Natasha. Much loved father of his 10 children, and Coco of his granddaughter.  Loved son of Liz and Richard.  Loved brother of his five brothers. Quinn’s funeral service will be held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Chapel, Opaki Rd Masterton on Monday 8th October at 11.00am followed by interment at Hamuera Urupa.

McGRUDDY, Jileane “Jill” Therese

Wednesday, 26 September 2018
On Wednesday 26 September 2018, at home surrounded by her family, aged 85.   Dearly loved wife of Terence.  Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Sharon and Steve, Elizabeth, Maryann and Phil, Chris and Francine, Geoff and Karen, Debbie, Nick and Bernadine.  Loved Granny of Elizabeth and Adam; Justan, Richard, Michael and Ben; Terence, Kieran, Dylan and Brittney; Gavin, Matthew, Daniel and Katie; Sean and Sarah; and great Granny to Arlo.  Loved sister and sister-in-law of Wendy and Brian Taylor and Ian and Viv Hawken.  Requiem Mass for Jill will be held at St Patrick’s Church, Queen Street, Masterton on Monday October 1 at 1.00pm followed by burial at Riverside Cemetery. The previous evening the Rosary will be prayed at Rosewood 415 Queen Street, Masterton at 5.00pm.  In lieu of flowers donations to the St Vincent de Paul Society (Vinnies) C/- 161 High Street Carterton or left at the service.  Messages to PO Box 649 Masterton.

HAYES, Rex Anthony

Monday, 24 September 2018
On 24 September 2018 at Wairarapa Hospital, aged 82 years.  Dearly loved husband of Betty.  Much loved father and father-in-law of Murray and Diane, Jeff and Jo, Josephine and Trevor Mount, Jude and Matt.  Loved grandad of Shannon and Caleb; Casey , Amanda and Troy; Katrina, Stacey, and Joseph; Ryan and Mikayla.  Loved great grandad of Mela, Jayden, Romeo, and Indi; Piper,Jack, Sabastian and Harper, Ollie,  Codie, Bradin and Liam.  Loved brother and brother-in-law of Nola Perry, Betty Love, and Doug and Janet Hayes.  Special friend of Selwyn and Jenny McLachlan and their family.  A service to celebrate Rex’s life will be held at Rosewood, 415 Queen Street, Masterton on Thursday (tomorrow) 26 September at 2.00pm followed by private cremation.

DOMANSKI, Witold (Vic)

Monday, 24 September 2018
Died peacefully at Wairarapa Hospital on 24 September 2018.  Dearly loved husband of Anna and sibling of Leon, Stasia, and Zosia.  Loved father and father-in-law of Robert and Gaye, Helena and Brian, Peter and Katharine. Proud Dziadek of William, Bella, Nina, Julia, Francesca and Aleksandra.
A service to celebrate Vic’s life will be held at Rosewood, 415 Queen Street, Masterton on Saturday 29 September at 11.30am followed by private cremation.

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.
 

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.

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.

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.