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Current Funerals

SHEERAN, Gary Owen

Monday, 25 November 2019

On 25th November 2019 peacefully, aged 65.  Loved husband of Bubba.  Loved father of Leon, Lena, Skai, and Sissy.  Beloved Koro  and Pa of his mokopuna.  Loved brother of Patricia and Michael, Maria and Charlie, Rocky and Dot, Maureen, Michael (dec), Wyvern (dec), Thomas and Sophie, Theresa and Gavin, Caroline (dec), Julliane and Sam, and their families.  Gary is at Hurunui O Rangi Marae, Gladstone where his service will be held on Thursday 28th November at 11.00am followed by burial.

ROGERS, Kevin Neale

Saturday, 16 November 2019
On 16th November 2019 at Te Omanga Hospice after a short illness, aged 62.  Beloved husband of Sandy.  Loved father of Anita and John, Josh and Camille, Cameron, Casey and Carl, and Lachlan.  Beloved Poppa of his 10 grandchildren.  Loved son of Warren and the late Ruby.  Loved brother of Cherie and Alan, Ashley and Brian, Jeannine and Kevin, Michelle and Tony.  A service to celebrate Kevin’s life will be held at Clareville Hockey Parvilion, Chester Road Carterton on Friday 22 November at 1.00pm followed by private cremation.  The family would like to thank the staff at Wellington Hospital and Te Omanga Hospice for their care of Kevin.  Donations in Kevin’s memory to Cancer Research Trust NZ may be left at the service or sent via their website. Messages may be left on Kevin’s tribute page www.tributes.co.nz  
 

PERRY, Donald Robert Walter

Friday, 15 November 2019

of Kaituna, Masterton - on Friday, 15th November 2019, aged 80.  Loved husband of Mary; loving father of Simon and Meg; Susan and John Jolly; infant son Anthony (d), and Nicholas.  Devoted Grandpa of Matthew and Caitlinn; Elizabeth, Antony and Amanda.  Donald’s family wish to thank the Oncology team and hospital staff for their kindness and expertise during his last 16 years.  Donations for Prostate Cancer would be appreciated and may be left at the service.  A celebration of Donald’s life will be held at Rosewood 415 Queen Street, Masterton on Friday 22nd November at 2.00pm, followed by private cremation.

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.   

HODGINS, Judith Mary

Thursday, 14 November 2019
Peacefully at Wairarapa Hospital, Masterton on Thursday 14th November 2019 at the age of 84 years.  Much loved wife of the late Murray and mother of Mary Leigh and Brent Ryan, Andy and Max Lyver, Michael and Lesley, Cath and Steve Thompson,  Paul and Clair and the late Marie Claire.  Loved Nana of Robert, Kristen, Jacelyn, James, William, Catherine, Philip, Virginia, Kate and Samantha and Great Nana of her twelve great grandchildren. “Special thanks to the staff of Lansdowne Park for their love and care”.  Messages to the Hodgins Family P O Box 93 Masterton. As per Judith’s wishes a private service was held in Masterton .   
 

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.