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Current Funerals

ROYS Beverly Jane (Bev or Cindy)

Friday, 4 May 2018
Passed away at home surrounded by her loving family on 4 May 2018, aged 61. Loved wife and best mate of Graham. Adored Ma of Angela and Nick, treasured Nan of Jayden, Coen, Recoe and Melanie.  Messages to Bev’s family can be posted C/- PO Box 2055 Masterton 5842 or may be left at the service.  A celebration of Bev’s life will be held at Rosewood, 415 Queen Street, Masterton on Tuesday 8 May at 1.00pm followed by burial at Riverside Cemetery.

Aplin Peter John

Thursday, 3 May 2018
Passed away on 3 May 2018, after a short battle with cancer.  Aged 83 years. Loved husband and mate of Noeleen. Loved father and father-in-law of Linda and Laurie, Papamoa; Doug and Lyn, Masterton; Janette (Poss) and Kev (Dannevirke), Sandra (dec), Maz and John, Mount Maunganui.  Loved grandad of Nick and Gabby, Tom; Brad and Steph, Dan and Kate, Jade and Craig; Matt, Nigel, Hamish and Abbey; Corey and Alex, Elly-Marie; Hamish, Liam and Fergus.  Great grandad of Charlie and Max. Loved brother of Margaret Hull.  The family are grateful and thank the Palliative Care Nurses and Lansdowne Court for their care of Peter through tough times. Special thanks to Dr John Gordon for all his help. In lieu of flowers and cards donations would be appreciated to Hospice Wairarapa 59 Renall St, Masterton or left at the service. Thanks to Rosewood for their guidance to the family at this time. Messages to the family may be left on tributes.co.nz . A service to celebrate Peter’s life will be held at Rosewood on Wednesday, May 9th at 2.00pm followed by a private cremation.

DATEMA Hendrika (Diky)

Thursday, 3 May 2018

Taken into Glory on 3 May 2018 at home with her family.  Beloved sister and sister-in-law of Roely and Wim Stolte.  Loved Auntie (Tante) of Annelies and Andre De Leeuw, Jan - Erik and Georgina Stolte, Janneke Stolte, Rose and Mike Kloeg, Sunny and Chris Martin, Clarence and Elise Stolte, Rob and Amy Stolte, Brandon Stolte and Erina.  Cherished by 28 great nieces and nephews. Much loved by her dear family in The Netherlands. In lieu of flowers donations to Hospice Wairarapa would be appreciated, either sent to 59 Renall Street, Masterton, or may be left at the service. A service to give thanks for Diky’s life will be held at the Reformed Church of Masterton, 37 Herbert Street, Masterton on Monday 7 May at 1.00pm followed by burial at Clareville Cemetery.  Messages to the family may be sent to jstolte@xtra.co.nz




Wednesday, 2 May 2018

On 2 May 2018 , at Wairarapa Hospital, aged 85.  Dearly loved husband of Irene (Rena) for 51 years.  Much loved father and father-in-law of Patroula and Richard Morrison, Julia Davidson, Haidee and lee Matheson, John and Steph, Lesley and John. Father of Gary and Colleen.  Loved Papou of Ella, Jed, and Dian; Jesse, Kris, and Karlos; Jake, Sofia, and Alexander; Storm; Shannon,Cherie, and Iwi. Loved brother and brother-in-law Rita and Keith, Linda and Richard.  A service for Colin will be held at Rosewood, 415 Queen Street, Masterton on 7 May at 2.00pm followed by private cremation.  Messages to Colin’s family may be posted to 20 Herbert Street, Masterton 5810.

O’CONNOR, Craig Scott

Monday, 30 April 2018

On April 30th 2018 suddenly as a result of an accident,at Masterton, aged 47.  Loved husband and best friend of Catherine, much loved Dad of Scott and Anna.  Messages to the O’Connor family may be posted C/- PO Box 2055, Masterton 5842.  A Service will be held at Rosewood, 415 Queen Street, Masterton on Saturday 5th May at 1.00pm followed by private cremation.

O’Connor, Craig Scott - Much loved son-in-law of Kathy and the late Wendel Appert.  Loved brother-in-law of Dany and Maree, Luzia and Bruce Andrews, Peter and Marie, Bernadette and Andrew Howatson, Martin (dec) and Joselyn.  Loved uncle of all his nieces and nephews.
“ Will be sadly missed”

HOSKEN, Timothy John

Thursday, 26 April 2018
Went to be with God on 26 April 2018.  Loving father of Sarah, Andrew and Amy.  Loving friend of Helen.  Isaiah’s Grandad Tim. Dear son of Jack and Barbara Lucy and brother of Susan.  In lieu of flowers donations to King Street Artworks, 16 Queen Street, Masterton 5810 would be appreciated or may be left at the service. A celebration of Tim’s life will be held at Rosewood 415 Queen Street, Masterton on Monday 30 April at 1.00pm followed by private burial. 

LAWRENCE, Rex Stuart

Wednesday, 25 April 2018
Capt. 36th Inf Bat, 2nd NZEF. No. 36814
Died peacefully on Anzac Day, 2018, 
at the Glenwood Masonic Hospital in Masterton, aged 100.
Beloved husband of the late Zoë.
Loved father of Jonathan, Richard, Louise and Deborah.
Loved grandfather of Georgina, Victoria, Christopher and Edward White, Jonathan, Sam and Thomas Lawrence, Kate, Frances and Nicholas Cullinane.
Loved great-grandfather of Grace, August, Tilly, Henry, Benjamin and Rico.
Loved father-in-law of Raksha Lawrence, The Hon. Sir Douglas White, Richard St John and Jonothan Cullinane.
A private family service for Rex will be held.

SNOWSILL, Wayne Grovenor

Saturday, 21 April 2018
Born : 4 September 1938  Died:  21 April, 2018
Beloved husband, treasured life companion and best friend of Elizabeth. Devoted  and much loved father and father- in law of Garth, Jarrod and Cindy. Loving Poppa of Ryan and Zoe.  Dearly loved  and greatly respected stepfather of Pepe and Jason,  Sophie and Mike,  and Benjamin . Cherished Poppa Wayne of Mea- Aloha, Karoha, Adara- Beryl and Baby Jonah. Loved son of the late Bill and Ivy, loved  brother and brother- in - law of Jack ( dec) and Lorraine,  Janice and Tom,  Garry and Maureen. Loved uncle of his nieces and nephews. Will be very sadly missed by his wider family and many friends.  A service to honour Wayne’s life will be held at the Anglican Church of the Epiphany  54 High St, Masterton on Friday 27 April, at 1.30 pm, followed by interment at Riverside Park Lawn Cemetery. Messages to the Snowsill family may be sent c/- PO Box 2055, Masterton. 

EVANS, Allan James

Sunday, 15 April 2018
On 15th April 2018 at Wairarapa Hospital after a short illness. Aged 72. Dearly loved husband of Denise, loved father of Kerran and Allissa, Tiffany and Ian Smith. Very much loved Poppa of Zaillie and Grace, Noah and Toby, Briana, Annabelle and Isla. Messages to the Evans family may be posted to c/- PO Box 2055, Masterton. A Requiem Mass will be celebrated at St Anthony of Padua Church cnr of Princess St and Kitchener St, Martinborough on Wednesday April 18th at 1.00pm followed by a burial at the Martinborough Cemetery.

SPOONER, Gordon Edward

Sunday, 15 April 2018

On April 15th, 2018 peacefully at Kandahar Home, Masterton, aged  83.  Loved husband of the late Vanna Spooner (nee Walker).  Loved father of Lynette (deceased), Penny,  Vince, Cheryl, Robyn, and Eamon.  Beloved Grandfather of  Chanel and Jasmin.    Beloved great grandfather of Maihi and Pearl.  A service for Gordon will be held at Rosewood 415 Queen Street Masterton on Friday 20th April at 11.00 followed by cremation.

RATE, Colleen Carol - (Carpenter),

Friday, 30 March 2018
RATE, Colleen Carol - (Carpenter), On Good Friday morning peacefully at Wairarapa Hospital, Masterton, aged 72. Loved sister and sister-in-law of Bernie and the late Linda, Neil and the late Nancy, John (deceased) and Peewee.  A Loved Aunty, and great auntie of Connor and Jonnie. Loved companion of the late Bruce Hill. Loved friend of the Lintern family, Marie, Sue, Mike,and  Beth Hall. A Service to give thanks for Colleen’s life will be held at Masterton Baptist Church corner Renall and Chapel Streets Masterton  on Thursday 5th April at 2.00pm followed by private cremation.