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Current Funerals

PHINNEY, Wayne Milton

Tuesday, 20 July 2021
 
On 20 July 2021 at Wairarapa Hospital after a short illness, aged 71.  Dearly loved father and father-in-law of Kathleen and Peter Clendon (Masterton), Wayne and Paige Phinney (Gold Coast).  Much loved Ompa of Arnia and Ethan Cooper, Jackson Clendon, Jack and Jorgia Phinney.  Great grandfather of Aubree and Alaya.  Loved brother of Helen Phinney, and Graeme Phinney.
Messages to the Phinney family may be sent to [email protected] .A service to celebrate Wayne’s life will be held at Rosewood 415 Queen Street, Masterton on Thursday 22 July at 2.00pm followed by private cremation.

ARMSTRONG, Valerie

Sunday, 11 July 2021

On Sunday, 11th July 2021, suddenly at Masterton Hospital. Loved wife of Rick, loved mother and mother in law of Don and Fiona Watson, Paul and Karen  Armstrong. Loved grandma to Tahlia, Ashlee, Rylee and Kallum. Messages to the family may be posted to c/- Rosewood  PO Box 2055 Masterton 5842. A service will be held at Rosewood 415 Queen St, Masterton on Wednesday July 14th at 2.00 pm followed by cremation. 

HAYES, Betty Margaret

Wednesday, 30 June 2021
On 30 June 2021 at Manor Park, aged 83 years.  Dearly loved wife of the late Rex.  Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Murray and Diane (dec), Jeff and Jo, Josephine and Trevor Mount, Jude and Matt.  Loved grandmother of Shannon and Mike, Caleb; Casey , Amanda and Troy; Katrina, Stacey, and Joseph; Ryan and Mikayla.  Loved great grandmother of Mela, Jayden, Romeo, and Indi; Piper,Jack, Sabastian and Harper, Ollie,  Codie, Bradin and Liam. Special friend of Selwyn and Jenny McLachlan and their family.  A service to celebrate Betty’s life will be held at Rosewood, 415 Queen Street, Masterton on July 5th at 1.00pm followed by a burial at Riverside Cemetery.
 

McCARTHY, Helen Mary (Jill)

Monday, 28 June 2021

On June 28th 2021 peacefully at Lansdowne Park, Masterton. Aged 90 years. Loved wife of the late Hugh. Much loved mother and mother in law of Rachel and Keith (UK), Tony and Lorraine (Wellington), Louise and Peter Hickey (Masterton) and Gabrielle. Loved gran and nana of Emily, Mathew, Alex, Larissa, Jerard and Gloria. Loved gran of Jaedyn. Messages to the family may be posted to c/- Rosewood PO Box 2055 Masterton 5842. A private service will be held in Masterton.

HORNE, Lynette

Saturday, 26 June 2021

On 26th June 2021 suddenly in Masterton. Aged 61.  Loved daughter of Ron and Darrielle. Loved sister of Stephen,Trevor and Warren. Messages may be posted to c/- Rosewood PO Box 2055 Masterton 5842. A service will be held at Rosewood 415 Queen St, Masterton on Friday, July 2nd at 1.30pm.  

BELWORTHY, Norma Alison

Thursday, 24 June 2021
 
10.8.1929 ~ 24.6.2021
Peacefully and so well looked after at Lansdowne Court.  Loved mother of Susan, Evan and Fiona.  Loved mother-in-law of Martin and Penny.  Grandmother to Steffan, Ashley, Greg, Brett, Lucy and partners.  Great grandmother to Osa.  Norma will be greatly missed by all but now re-united with family and friends.  A private cremation has been held.  Messages c/-PO Box 84, Cust 7444.

McGregor, Tiki Rangimarie Tamahau Mahupuku

Tuesday, 22 June 2021
 
27.7.1945 ~ 22.6.2021
It is with heartfelt sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved Father, G Pupz, Koro.  Resting at last with his beautiful Rose, Rosina Muriwai Reiri McGregor.  He will be at Hauariki Marae, 131 Regent  Street, Martinborough where he will stay until the service on Friday 25 June.  Hakari will be at 11.00am followed by the service at 1.00pm .  He will then be laid to rest at Hamuera Urupa Te Whiti Road, Te Whiti.

CAMERON, Ewen Allan

Sunday, 20 June 2021

On 20 June 2021, peacefully at Lyndale Villa, Masterton.  Loving husband of the late Jean.  Dearly loved father and father-in-law of Alistair and Helen, Neil and Catherine, Elizabeth and Lawrence Cheetham.  Much loved Grandad and Great Grandad of all his grandchildren and great grandchildren.  Sincere thanks to the staff of Lyndale Villa for their compassionate love and care.  A service for Ewen will be held at Crossways Church, corner of Worksop Road and Queen Street, Masterton on Thursday 24 June at 10.00am followed by private cremation.  Messages to the family may be sent C/- PO BOX 2055 Masterton 5842.

CAMERON, Ewen Allan

Sunday, 20 June 2021

On 20 June 2021, peacefully at Lyndale Villa, Masterton.  Loving husband of the late Jean.  Dearly loved father and father-in-law of Alistair and Helen, Neil and Catherine, Elizabeth and Lawrence Cheetham.  Much loved Grandad and Great Grandad of all his grandchildren and great grandchildren.  Sincere thanks to the staff of Lyndale Villa for their compassionate love and care.  A service for Ewen will be held at Crossways Church, corner of Worksop Road and Queen Street, Masterton on Thursday 24 June at 10.00am followed by private cremation.  Messages to the family may be sent C/- PO BOX 2055 Masterton 5842.

  As we are now in Covid level 2, the funeral gathering is limited to 100 people. You can watch the service by live stream on  www.spaceshipstreaming.com/ewencameron

STEWART Rupert (Rupe) L.A.C. 451842 RNZAF WW11

Saturday, 19 June 2021

 On June 19 2021 peacefully at Levin Masonic Village, aged 96. Dearly loved husband of the late Julia. Much loved father and father-in-law of Sue and Pete Betts, and Kathy and Jim Tuckerman. Loved grandfather of Vicki and Braden, Jono and Helen, Sarah, the late Jason Scott; Robert, Kirsten and Jason, Emma and Jason. Loved great grandfather of Julia, Jack and Logan, Cameron, Mickaela, Georgia, Ethan, Finn, and Dakota. Loved great great grandfather of Landon. A Service to celebrate Rupe’s life will be held at Rosewood on Friday 25th June at 2:00pm followed by private cremation. Messages to the Stewart family may be sent to P O Box 2055 Masterton

WALSH Ruth (Marjorie Ruth) nee BISHOP

Saturday, 19 June 2021
 
14/12/45 – 19/06/21
Peacefully at her home in Masterton.
Dearly loved Wife & Soulmate of Merv,   treasured Mum of Greg (dec),   Carla & Richard Peck, Nanni of Breeanna, Yasmin and Lava, & proud Great Grandmother of Manaia.
Loved Sister and Sister- in law of Gordon & Dell Bishop (Hokitika), Joan & Bryan Pfahlert (dec) (Hokitika),  Verna & Kevin Scott (Greymouth), Graham & Shirley Bishop (Nelson), Judy Marsh (dec) (Hokitika), Shirley & Cliff Singer (dec) (Hokitika),  Nova & Ralph(dec) Hichens (Auckland), Bev & Bill Freitas (Perth),  Sister-in-law, June McDonald (Wellington). Ruth’s family would like to thank the Oncology team, Kahukura personel,  and her neighbours who have been an amazing support throughout this difficult time.  Messages may be sent C/- PO Box 5842, Masterton 5810.
 A celebration of Ruth’s life will be held at Rosewood, 415 Queen Street, Masterton  on Thursday 1st July 2021 at  10.30am 
 

REIRI, Robin Hãmi Ihaka

Wednesday, 16 June 2021

On 16 June 2021 peacefully at home surrounded in love by his whanau, aged 71. Dearly loved husband of Debra (DJ). Much loved father of David, Paul, Nadine, Jason and Toni, and Kirsty-Lee. Much loved Poupou of all his mokopuna. Loved brother, uncle, cousin and friend. Robin will be at Te Rangimarie Marae, Cole Street Masterton today (Thursday) from 11:00am. A Service for Robin will be held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Chapel on Saturday 19th June at 11:00am followed  by interment at Hamuera Urupa.

Tindling, Robert James (Bob).

Sunday, 13 June 2021
 26th May 1942 - 13 June 2021.  
at Kandahar Home, Masterton.  Brought up by the late Cyrus James and Mary Ellen (May) Lovatt with his sister Merilyn (Steensma) at Paraparaumu Beach. Dearly loved and much respected by all the Lovatt family. Much loved father and grandfather. The family would like to express their heartfelt appreciation to the staff at Kandahar Rest Home and his church family at Masterton Baptist Church.
Messages to the family may be posted to c/- Rosewood  PO Box 2055 Masterton 5842. A service will be held at Masterton Baptist Church  12 Renall St, Masterton on Friday June 18th at 1.00pm followed by cremation.
 

BRADDICK, June

Saturday, 5 June 2021

On 5th June 2021 at Kandahar Home, Masterton aged 93 years. Loved wife of the late Bill. Loved and cherished Mother and Mother in law of George (dec) and Anne, Neil, Francie and Bryce Duffy, John and Cindy, Vickie and Graham Ward, Gaye and Steve Philp, Margaret and Misi Tutavaha, James and Lea-Anne and Kathy. Amazing Grandmother to 72 grandchildren and great grandchildren. All communications to the family may be posted to c/-  Rosewood Funeral Home, PO Box 2055, Kuripuni, Masterton 5842. A Service for June will be held at Rosewood, 415 Queen St, Masterton on Wednesday, the 9th of June 2021 at 1:30 PM followed by the burial at Eketahuna Cemetery.

de Graaf, Eric

Monday, 31 May 2021
 
Passed away peacefully at home on 31 May 2021.  Best friend and husband of Louise.  Much loved dad of Ingrid and Andrē. Opa of Ayla.  Messages to Eric’s family may be posted C/- PO Box 2055, Masterton 5842.  A celebration of Eric’s life will be held at Rosewood, 415 Queen Street, Masterton on Friday 4 June at 10am.

MURRAY-AYNSLEY, Diana

Monday, 24 May 2021
On 24th May 2021 aged 93 years. 
Loved wife of the late Francis, loving mum and mother in law of Susan and John Urry (Arcadia, NSW), Bridget and Rick Hughes (Wellington), Charlie and Debbie (Masterton). Much loved granny of Alexandra, Georgina and Nick, Jason and Emma. Step gran to Jodie and Andrew. A loved Great granny. Many thanks to the staff of Lansdowne Park for the wonderful love and care you gave Diana. Messages for the family may be posted to c/- PO Box 3 Eketahuna. A private cremation will be held. At Diana’s request a private memorial service will be held at a later date.

BLATCHFORD, Carol Edna (nee Boyd)

Sunday, 23 May 2021
 
25 April 1949 - 23 May 2021 at Wairarapa Village. Loved daughter of the late Jack and Edna Boyd. Loved mother of Jason, Kerry and Paula, Shane and Shelley. Loved nana of Briar, Jorja, Dylan, Jack and Austin. Much loved sister of Rae and the late Bruce. 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, May 28th at 1.00pm followed by interment at Clareville Cemetery.