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Current Funerals

STEVENS, Judith Joyce (Judy) (nee Whitty)

Friday, 13 October 2017
 On October 13, 2017 peacefully at Wairarapa Hospital with her family around her.  Aged 73.  Dearly loved partner of Fred.  Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Christine and Brian Martin (Morrinsville), Trevor (deceased), Howard and Rose (Masterton), Darren and Kerri (Papakowhai), Marina and Charlie (Christchurch), Mike and Katie (Wainuiomata).   Loved Nana of Jamie, Chantel, Nicola, Danielle, and Luke; Jenna, and Christopher; Alicia, Lochlan, and Hollie; Bicin, Ricky Jnr, Ben, Danielle, Maddi, Kody, and Jordan.  Loved great Nana of Kobe, Hunter, Davaunte, Kairo, Arlo, Dakota, Riley, Bill’e, Marqus, Skylah, Tione, Kori, Nikora, Marlia, and Thia.  Loved sister and sister-in-law of Margaret and Sonny Whiu (Porirua), John and Lyn Whitty (Hamilton), David and Trish Whitty (Upper Hutt).  A service to celebrate Judy’s life will be held at Rosewood 415 Queen Street Masterton on Wednesday  18th October at 1.30pm followed by interment at Riverside Park Cemetery.  Messages to the family may be left on fleetwoodworx@me.com or www.tributes.co.nz

GREENLEES

Wednesday, 11 October 2017

Jennifer Mary- On 11th October 2017 at Masterton, aged 88years. Dearly loved wife of the late Peter. Much  loved mother and mother-in-law of John (deceased), Paul and Sandra (Masterton), Phil (Gold Coast), Jane and Ross Fibbes (Lower Hutt), Nick and Rebecca (Masterton), David and Aysel (Masterton).  Loved Nana of Serena; Michael, Andrew, Emma and Liam; Tony, Shane, and Brett; Dean, Mark and Ellen; Kendyl and Joseph; Annissa and her great grandchildren Mia, Willow,  Nevy, Ollie, and Enzo; Joel, Kayla, Zac, Tyler, Asha; and Isaac.  In lieu of flowers a donation to Kahukura would be appreciated, either sent to PO Box 96 Masterton or left at the service.  A service to give thanks for Jennifer’s life will be held at St Patrick’s Church, Queen Street Masterton on Tuesday 17th October at 2.00pm followed by interment at Riverside Cemetery.  Messages to the family may be sent to PO Box 307 Masterton 5840

WILLIAMS

Wednesday, 11 October 2017
David (Bill) 
On October 11th 2017 at Wairarapa Village, Masterton aged 75 years. Loved husband of the late Jean. Loved father of Kirsty and brother to Billy and Kathy. Stepfather to Alison. “Now at peace with Jean” Messages to the family may be sent C/-PO Box 2055 Masterton 5810. A funeral service for Bill will be held at Rosewood 415 Queen St, Masterton on Monday, 16th October at 2.00pm followed by private cremation.

GOVERNOR-WIREMU

Tuesday, 10 October 2017

Terri-Lee Manua, on 10th October 2017 peacefully at home in Masterton with her whanau around her. Aged 40 years. Dearly loved wife of Joe. Much loved mother of Danni-Leigh (dec), De’Sharna, Francis, Hinemaia and Ngakita. Loved daughter of Frini and Cheryl. Loved daughter in law of Wimaki and the late Makere. Loved sister in law of Butch and Mellisa, Duncan and Kyra, Kathrine and Charlie. Loved Grandaughter of the late Hugh and Millie Waipuka, Timothy and the late Hazel Governor. A service to give thanks for Terri-Lee’s life will be held at Tumapuhia  Marae, Homewood Road, Homewood Riversdale Coast on Friday 13th October at 11.00am  followed by a burial at Taupare  Urupa.

SPOONER

Monday, 9 October 2017

Vanna (nee Walker) - On October 9, 2017 peacefully at Wairarapa Hospital, aged 80.  Loved wife of Gordon Spooner.  Loved mother and mother-in-law of Frances and Joe Toroa, Doug and Jo Walker, the late Lynette Spooner, Penny Spooner, Vince Spooner, Cheryl Spooner, Robyn Spooner, and Eamon Spooner.  Beloved Nan of  Chanel, Jasmin, Karena, Jual and Crystal.  Beloved great grandmother.  Loved sister and sister-in-law of Tangi and Galfred, Monty and Audrey, Frank and Anne, and Willie and Denise. Vanna will be at Te Ore Ore Marae, Te Ore Ore Bideford Road Masterton until her tangi which is on Thursday 12th October at 11.00am followed by cremation.  Please bring a flower from your garden to decorate Vanna’s casket.

Peachey

Friday, 6 October 2017
 
Alice Raukawa 6-1-66 ~ 6-10-17.  Beloved wife of Ralph Wahrlich and loved Mumma of Lukas.  Beloved daughter of both the late David Te Hinga Tu Peachey and Tamairangi  Peachey (nee Karaitiana).  Beloved sister of Emere (Bubbles), the late Jimmy, and Boydie and Philippa Walker.  Beloved sister to Marguerite Kento, Kathleen and the late Winitata Tapsell, David and Caroline Peachey, Robyn and Neil Coley, Joleen Peachey and Shaz, William and Pamela Peachey.  Loved Aunty to her huge tribe of nieces and nephews.  An especially big thank you to Pauline Sheehan for the love and devotion that you have shown our lovely sister over the last 4 months, you will be forever in our hearts.  Loved friend to the many who knew her.  Special thanks to Kahukura Palliative Care and DHB caregivers.  A service to give thanks for Alice’s life will be held at Rosewood 415 Queen Street Masterton on Monday 9th October at 10.00am followed by private cremation.
 

Peachey

Friday, 6 October 2017

Alice Raukawa  6-1-1966  ~  6-10-2017 who passed away peacefully surrounded by her family.  Beloved wife of Ralph, beloved mother of Lukas and much loved daughter-in-law of Katherine and Louis,  much loved sister -in-law of Gerry, Liz, Helen, Indra and Steve.  Much loved Aunty of Peter, Mia, Alex, Hannah, Georgia, Louie, Amy and Bruno.  Much loved niece of Arnold.  We acknowledge in gratitude the support of Pauline, Alice’s whanau, and her friends at Raphael House. A service for Alice will be held at Rosewood, 415 Queen Street, Masterton on Monday 9th October at 10.00am, followed by private cremation.

EWEN Julia Margaret

Wednesday, 4 October 2017

On October 4th 2017, peacefully at Glenwood.  In her 99th year, surrounded by her loving family.  Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Peter & Debbie, Ron & Jenny, George & Elaine and the late Marie & Wayne Jones.  Special friend of Chris and Karma.  Loving Nana to all her grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren.  Messages to the Ewen family may be posted C/- PO Box 88 Masterton 5810.  A Service for Julia will be held at Rosewood 415 Queen Street, Masterton on Monday 9 October at 2.00pm followed by private cremation

ARNOLD Ernest Leslie Frank

Tuesday, 3 October 2017

On October 3rd 2017, peacefully at Wairarapa Village surrounded by his family.  Aged 87 years.  Loved husband of Doreen and the late Edna.  Much loved Dad of Jenny and Ewen, and Wendy.  Loved Grandad of Rachel, Vania, Brad, Koren and Jesse.  Loved Great Grandfather of Rebecca, Aiden, Amber , Kaydence and Aneisha.  Loved brother of Trevor and Sue, Patty and Brian and the late Joy and Bruce.  Messages to the Arnold family may be posted c/- PO Box 2055 Masterton 5842.  A Service for Ernest will be held at Rosewood 415 Queen Street, Masterton on Friday 6th October at 2.00pm followed by private cremation.

GASPER, Jayne Christine (nee Vincent)

Thursday, 28 September 2017
On September 28, 2017 at Wairarapa Hospital, aged 57 after a long battle with cancer, surrounded by her loving family: Tomaz, her husband, Bruno and Georgia her children, and her sister Catherine Renwicks.  Loved daughter of Theresa and the late Brian Vincent.  Loved sister and sister-in-law of Jeremy, Peter (deceased), Timothy, Jonathan, Ed and Cherie, and Paul.  Loved Aunt of Maddie, Lily, and Stanton.  A service to celebrate Jayne’s life will be held at Rosewood, 415 Queen Street Masterton on Tuesday 3rd October at 1.00pm followed by private cremation.  The family ask that you wear colourful clothing and please no flowers, however a donation to the Cancer Society may be left at the service or sent to PO Box 121 Masterton.  Messages to the family may be sent to jgasper@xtra.co.nz

McKENZIE Margery (Marge)

Friday, 22 September 2017
Formerly of Karori
On 22 September 2017, peacefully at home in Masterton.  Dearly loved wife of the late Gordon.  Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Ron (Wellington), Glenys Drew and Mike (Picton), Carol and Andy (Carterton).  Loved Grandma of Kieran, Braden and Kelham.  Loved sister of Betty Malcolm ( Whangarei),  the late Dorothy Drummond, and the late Bill Schofield. A service for Marge will be held at Rosewood 415 Queen Street, Masterton, on Thursday 28 September at 1.30pm followed by private cremation.

ROSE Maurice

Monday, 18 September 2017
Slipped away on Monday 18th September 2017, aged 89. Safely reunited with Molly, his beloved wife of 52 years.  Much loved father and father-in-law of Geoff, Jill and Criag, Andrew and Sarah. Devoted grandfather to Zara and Alex, step grandfather to Leanne and Emma.  Adoring great grandfather to Harry and James, Eva and Finn.  “Special thanks to Gina for her dedication to his care while in her charge and the nurses and staff at Kandahar Home”  Messages to the Rose family may be posted to PO Box 637, Masterton.
A small gathering for Morrie will be held at Rosewood, 417 Queen Street, Masterton on Thursday, September 21st at 1.00pm followed by private cremation

STOKES Judith Glennis

Monday, 4 September 2017

Passed away peacefully on the 4 September surrounded by her loving family and staff at Lansdowne Court. A truly loved Mother and mother in law of Kim and Stan Wilton. Treasured Nana of Nick and Rosalee, Johnathon (deceased), and Thomas. “Forever in our Hearts”. Messages to the Stoke family may be posted c/- PO Box 2055, Masterton 5842 or left at the service.

A service will be held at Rosewood 415 Queen St, Masterton on Friday, September 8th at 1.30pm followed by a private cremation.

BRYANT Beatrix Hilda (Trix)

Tuesday, 29 August 2017

On August  29  2017 at Wairarapa Hospital, peacefully surrounded by her family.  Aged 96 years.  Loved wife of the late John, much  loved mother and mother-in-law of Doug & Cathy (Masterton), Laurie & Robbie (America).  Loved Nana of 10 grandchildren and all her great grandchildren.  Messages to the Bryant family may be posted c/- PO Box 171 Masterton.  In lieu of flowers donations to Wellington Free Ambulance PO Box 601, Wellington 6140 would be appreciated or may be left at the service.

A Funeral service will be held at Epiphany Church, 54 High Street, Masterton on Monday 11 September 2017 at 1.00pm followed by burial at Archer Street Cemetery.

BRAAKSMA Anneke

Monday, 28 August 2017

21st March 1926 - 28th August  2017, peacefully at Wairarapa Village, Masterton.  Loved wife of the late Pieter, loved mother and mother-in-law of Stan & Jenny (Masterton), Ingrid & Gary Meachen (Terrigal, NSW) and John (Lower Hutt).  Loved Oma to her 5 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.  All communications to the Braaksma family may be posted to PO Box 2055, Masterton 5842.  A memorial service will be held at Rosewood 415 Queen St Masterton on Friday, September 1st at 2.00pm.

ANDERSON, Joyce Christina Yuill (formerly of Eketahuna)

Monday, 21 August 2017

On 21st August, 2017 peacefully at Lansdowne Park, Masterton, in Her 94th year.  Dearly beloved Wife of the late Barrie for over 70 years.  Much loved and respected mother and mother-in-law of Sandy and Diane, Jane and John Armstrong, Hamish and Jenny, Bunter and Mary, John and Kathryn, David and Magali.

Messages to the Anderson family may be posted c/-PO Box 2055, Masterton 5842.

 

Much loved Granny of her 18 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren.  A service to celebrate Joyce’s life will be held at St Cuthbert’s Church, Church Road, Eketahuna on Friday 25th August at 1.30pm followed by private cremation.