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CARSON, Neil Alfred

Friday, 21 August 2020

On August 21 2020 peacefully at Lansdowne Park Masterton, aged 79.  Dearly loved husband of Beverley. Much loved father of  Gavin Carson, Leigh Carson, Sharon and Ben Lee.  Loved Grandad of Olivia and Ashleigh, Alex and Sam. Best mate of Charlie Brown.   Special thanks to Dr Pete Morrison, Sherrie, James and Elaine for their help over the years, and all the palliative care nurses, and the staff of Lansdowne Park for their help and compassion over the past weeks.  A private service for the family was held in Masterton. Messages to the family may be sent c/- Carson family P O Box 2055 Masterton

CARR, Robert George (Bob)

Tuesday, 18 August 2020

Passed away on the 18th August 2020, aged 81.  Dearly beloved husband and best friend of Judy for 54 years.  Much loved father of Rebecca and Jacqui, Dan, Nina, and Mike and loved father-in-law of Ron, Craig, Wayne and Genna.  Adored Poppa of Nicole, Jordan, Dane, Chris, Ben, Christiana, Olivia, Abigail, Rion, Sophia, Huxley, Jaxson, Courtney and Gabriella.  Loved by his brothers and sisters.  A private service has been held.

TAWHIRI Wiremu (William) (Pop) -

Tuesday, 18 August 2020
Vietnam Veteran
On 18 August 2020 in Masterton, aged 79.  Dearly loved husband of Carol.  Much loved father and father-in-law of Koti, Wiremu, Hemi and Anthea, Nicole and James, and Jamie.  A dearly loved Poppa of his mokopuna.  A service for Wiremu will be held at Rosewood, 417 Queen Street, Masterton on Friday August 21 at 11.00am followed by private cremation. Due to Covid-19 restrictions the service is limited to 100 people.  You are invited to watch  live stream on oneroomstreaming.com  Event ID RosewoodFH, Password  ADOVUL.

ALLEN Joan Eulalie (nee Selby)

Friday, 14 August 2020
3.09.1933 - 14.08.2020
Loved and devoted wife of the late Peter. Dearly loved mother of John and Deb (Masterton), Jan and Richard Simson (Queensland), Mary and Steve Hodren (Picton). Loved and very special twin sister of Jennifer and the late Jocelyn. Loved grandmother and great grandmother of Russell and  Anna, Archer and Hudson (Wellington); Ricky; Ben and Emma, Ruby, Bruce and Bobby; Fiona and Pete and Luca (NSW); Katherine and Deon, Bobby, Joey and Jack (NSW); Jeremy and Ngaire, Grace, Awhina Joan and Nikau (Waiouru); Mark and Ally and Poppy (Born this week, Picton); Kate and Aaron(Picton) “Special thanks to all the staff at Glenwood Masonic” 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, August 21st at 2.00 pm followed by cremation.
 ALLEN, Joan Eulalie 
Dearly loved sister and identical twin of Jennifer Louisa (Lawton, formally Griffiths, nee Selby). Sister in law of the late Don Griffiths and the late Phil Lawton. Cherished aunty and godmother of Christine. Aunty of Ian and the late Peter. “Joan we have many wonderful memories of you” 

ALLEN, Kay Ngakapua (nee Nathan)

Sunday, 9 August 2020

On 9 August 2020 peacefully with her family around her, she entered fully into the presence of her Lord and Saviour, aged 64. Much loved and precious wife of Graham (Sandy). The best and loyal mother and mother-in-law of Sharne and Tanja, Brian and Kathryn, Anita, Jermaine and Nadine, Terri and Wiremu.  Adored Nanny and Great Nanny of her many mokopuna.  Kay was a woman of great faith, an encourager, and made everyone she met feel special.  Her life was a gift to this earth.  She has left a legacy and an inheritance that is beyond worldly value.  Her family know real love and have a hope and a future through her life lived with faith in Jesus Christ.  For those wishing to visit, Kay is at 19 Puriri Cresent, Masterton.  A celebration of Kay’s life will be held at Masterton Community Church, 117 Ngaumutawa Road, Masterton on Thursday 13 August at 11:00am followed by private cremation.

McCARTHY, Maree Pamela Rae

Thursday, 6 August 2020

On August 6th 2020 peacefully at Palmerston North Hospital. Loved mother of Marchelle and Justin. Loved nana of Rory and Stacey. Loved great nana of all her great grandchildren. A much loved sister. Messages to the family may be posted to c/- PO Box 2055 Masterton 5842. A private cremation has been held in Masterton.

HOURIGAN, Anthony (Tony) William.

Wednesday, 5 August 2020

On 5th August 2020 peacefully at Masterton Hospital after a short courageous battle. Husband and best friend of Lynne. Adored father of Jared and Rebecca. Son of the late Bill and Judy Hourigan. Loved brother and brother in law of Jo, Wendy and Shaun, Cheryl and Alistair. Cherished uncle of Loren, Alex, Mitchell, Cristy and Ryan. Treasured son in law of Ian and Phyllis. “A special thanks to the oncology and palliative care teams for their care and support during this time.” Messages to the Hourigan family may be posted to c/- PO Box 2055 Masterton 5842. A service to celebrate Tony’s life will be held at the Carterton Events Centre, Holloway St Carterton on Monday, August 10th at 1.00pm followed by a private interment.

SUTTON, William Roderick (Rod)

Saturday, 1 August 2020
Formerly of Lower Hutt, Wellington and Hastings - on 1 August 2020 at Lansdowne Park Masterton, aged 93.  Dearly loved husband of the late Esmé. Much loved father and father-in-law of Gaye Sutton and Michael Woodcock, John and Anna, Murray and Joyce, Rosemary and Kevin. Loved Poppa of Kathryn, Brendan, Nathan, Roz, Robbie, Zane, Anesh, Kayleen, Hemi, and Steve. Great grandfather of Emily, Max, Louie, Knox, Maddie, Molly, Rose, James, Devon, Bjorn, Maddix, Taidin, and Esmé. A Service to celebrate Rod’s life will be held at Rosewood, 415 Queen Street Masterton on Thursday 6 August at 1:30pm, followed by private cremation. Messages to the Sutton family may be sent C/- P O Box 2055 Masterton.

DUCKETT, John Edward Henry -

Friday, 31 July 2020

On 31 July 2020 at home with his family, aged 73.  Dearly loved husband of Veronica (nee Dagg) for 50 years.  Much loved father and father-in-law of Matthew (deceased), Robert and Ye, Jeremy and Sarah,  Amanda and Ross Barclay. Much loved grandad of Joel and Rocky; Stefan, Kortnii and Joe, Casey and Daniel, Jennifer, Annika, Moy and Mey; Maddison; Benjamin and Gemma. Loved great grandad of Baileigh-Rae, and Connor. Loved brother and brother-in-law of Judith and the late Eddie Stammers, Keith (deceased) and Sue Duckett, Catherine and Trevor Burkhart, Frank and Jan Duckett, Colleen and Brian Taylor, Ian and Janice Dagg, Marty and Linda Dagg, Ana and George Workman, Allison and Lisa, Yvonne Hopewell and Greg Harker.  Loved uncle John to his nieces and nephews.  In lieu of flowers, donations to Wellington free ambulance in appreciation of the many visits to John. A Service to celebrate John’s life will be held at Masterton Community Church 117 Ngaumutawa Rd Masterton on Wednesday 5th August at 1.30pm followed by private cremation. Live streaming of the service is available through Masterton Community Church Facebook page.

BLOWN, Edna Aurelia May (nee Field).

Saturday, 25 July 2020
Passed away peacefully on 25 July 2020 surrounded by family. Ex carer and secretary at Whatman Daycare (25 years). Loving wife of Eric.  Cherished Mother of Malcolm & Allie and Matthew & Bianca. Beloved Sister of June & Terry, Avril & Robert, Jim & Sally (deceased); and Sister-in-law of Avril and Fiona. Dear Grandmother of Jaden, Tommy, Emma, Sapphire and Lorcan. Affectionate Aunt of Tracey, Gillian, Susan, Douglas, David, Nicky, Karen, Sean, and Barry (in NZ); and Susan and Julie (in UK). Very treasured Great-Aunt of six Great-Grand nieces. Dear friend of many. “Many thanks to Doctors and Nurses at Masterton Hospital for their loving care.” Tributes may be left on www.tributes.co.nz or posted to Blown Family c/- PO Box 2055 Masterton 5842. Donations in lieu of flowers to Stroke Foundation may be left at the service or you are welcome to bring a flower from your garden to place on Edna’s casket. The family invite all who loved her to a celebration of her life at Crossway Church, (St Lukes) cnr of Queen Street and Renall St Masterton on Thursday 30 July, at 10.00 am, followed by refreshments at Wairarapa Services and Citizens Club, Essex Street Masterton.

ROBERTSON (Ken) Brougham Kenneth Roberts

Friday, 24 July 2020
Passed peacefully at home on 24th July 2020 after a courageous battle with cancer. Beloved Husband of the late Jenny (nee Longmore) , much-loved Dad to Sean,& Jane Jo & Marshall, Karla & Sam and Andrew & Sammy. Cherished Pa to his 11 grandchildren.  Treasure brother and brother in law of Maureen &Terry, Shona & Paul. and the late Colleen and Brain, Susan and John. Messages to the Robertson family may be posted to c/- PO Box 2055 Masterton. A service will be held at Rosewood 417 Queen St, Masterton on Tuesday, July 28th at 2.00pm followed by a private cremation.

MORGAN, Patricia Gaye (Trish)

Monday, 20 July 2020
On 20th July 2020 at Wellington Hospital, aged 54.  Dearly loved partner of John Wilson.  Loved sister of Paul Morgan, Kevin Morgan, Colleen Griffiths, Susan Hannah and Penny.  Loved aunty of her nieces and nephews.
A service for Trish will be held at Rosewood 415 Queen Street Masterton on Friday 24th July at 1.00pm followed by burial.