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Current Funerals

HAMMERSLEY, Molly Olive (nee Asher)

Sunday, 20 January 2019

On Sunday, 20th January 2019 peacefully at Kandahar, Masterton, aged 94 years. Dearly loved wife  of the late Stewart. Former wife of Fred Dickinson.  Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Tony and Neil, Bradley and Jill, Kim and Geoff, Scott and Annette, Caprice and Brian, Renee and Graeme. Loved Nana and Granna of her grandchildren and great grandchildren. A Service to celebrate Molly’s life will be held at Rosewood, 415 Queen Street Masterton on Friday 25th January at 11.00am, followed by burial at Woodville RSA Cemetery at 2.30pm. Messages to Molly’s family may be sent C/- P O Box 2055 Masterton.

PENNEY, Edward John (Ted).

Saturday, 12 January 2019

On January 12, 2019 at Wairarapa Hospital. Aged 86 years. Much loved friend of Cathy. Loved father of John and Noy, Sharon, Rick and Adriana, Lynette, Denise and Rob, and Mark. Loved Grandfather and Great Grandfather.  In accordance with Ted’s wishes a private cremation has been held.  A celebration of Ted’s life will be held at the Wairarapa and Ruahine Aero Club, South Rd, Masterton on  Tuesday 15th January at 2pm

HAEATA, John (Peep) Nahu

Saturday, 12 January 2019
Passed away peacefully on Saturday 12th January 2019 at 9:10pm. Beloved Husband and Protector of Dianne (nee Edmonds of Akura) Son of Te Nahu Haeata and Huia (nee Reiri). Loved brother to Roger Haeata 
Marina and Mason Turner, Ngaire and Joe Graham, Grant and Gary Haeata (dec), James Haeata, Noni and Richard Pitau, Ria and Wi Pitau and Keri Alistair Haeata (dec). He will be deeply missed by all his whanau especially his children
Justin Haeata, Tania Haeata and Huia Haeata and his mokopuna Hoani, Taylor Laree, Aaliyah, Ihaia, Ariana, Aroha, Whetumarama and Te Rina and Great Grand Moko Ezaleigha-Ataahua.
John (Peep) will be at 72 River Rd Masterton and his Service will be on Tuesday 15th January 2019 at 11am.  He will then be taken to Akura Urupa where he will be laid at his final resting place.
 
 

NEW, Raymond (Ray)

Friday, 11 January 2019

Reg No. 2282993, AC1, RAF. Peacefully at Glenwood Masonic Hospital on 11 January 2019, in the presence of his family. Aged 91.  Loved husband of Rosalind for 59 years.  Loved father and father-in-law of Christine and Brendan Connor, Jeanette and Harvey Pope and Andrea and Paul Britton.  Loved Grandad of Siobhan and Hamish, Bridget and Gareth, Josie, Gabrielle and Andre; Gina and Sven, James and Nikki, Charlotte and Henry; Alexander, Matthew and Daniel.  Great Grandad to Lachlan.  Youngest son of the late John Edward and Beatrice New, youngest brother of the late Elizabeth, Sidney, Christopher, Gladys, Jack, Bessie and Leonard (Yorkshire,UK).  Loved brother-in-law of Jill and the late John Brooks, Jackie and Keith Horsbrugh, and Richard (dec) and Jill Jenkins.  A service for Ray will be held at The Anglican Church of Epiphany, High Street, Masterton on Wednesday, 16 January 2019 at 1:00pm, followed by private cremation.  Messages to R H New, Suite 2, 74 Upper Plain Road, Masterton.

 

HAYES Rosalind Faye (Rose) (nee Perret )

Friday, 11 January 2019
 
On Friday 11th January 2019 in Masterton.  Loved wife of Sid. Loved mother and mother in law of Sean and Nena, Rochelle and Ruben. Loved Nana to Shauni, Conagh, Dione and Bianca. Loved Great Nana to Ngawaaka. Loved sister of Janet, Marion (Australia), Russell, Kathleen, Dawn, Rumane and Ted.  “Special thanks to the Doctors and Nurses HDU Masterton Hospital. Special thanks to all of the Nurses and Careers of Glenwood Masonic Hospital, who have looked after Rose for the last 20 years providing dedication, love and support. Special thanks also to the Doctors, Nurses and staff of the Burwood Spinal Unit”.  Messages to the family maybe posted to c/- PO Box 2055 Masterton 5842.  In lieu of flowers donations would be appreciated to the Cat Walk Spinal Trust 407 Queen St, Masterton and may be left at the service. A service will be held at Rosewood 415 Queen St, Masterton on Thursday 17th of January at 2.00pm followed by cremation.
 

SINTON, Elaine Irene.

Thursday, 10 January 2019
 
On Thursday, 10th January 2019 in Masterton. Loved wife of Dave. Loved mother and mother in law of Gareth and Hayley, Greer and Robin. Loved Nanny E to Henry and Emmett. Loved daughter of Irene and the late Merv. Loved sister of Kath, Raewyn and Fiona. Messages to the family may be posted to c/- PO Box 2055 Masterton 5842. Donations would be appreciated in lieu of flowers to Kahukura Wai Palliative Care C/- Wairarapa Hospital Private Bag, Masterton and left at the service. 
A service will be held at Rosewood on Wednesday, January 16th at 2.00pm followed by cremation.

BEAVER, Trevor Richard (Trev)

Tuesday, 1 January 2019

On 1 Jan 2019 peacefully at home in Whakataki, Castlepoint, aged 63, surrounded by his loving family.  Dearly loved best friend and soulmate of Mary Taylor.  Much loved father and father-in-law of Jason and Desiree, Tracey and Brent Brown, Denis and Megan, Jenny and Geordie, Billy and Kelsey, David and Zoe.  Loved Grandad of his 15 grandchildren and 1 great granddaughter.  Loved by the extended Taylor family, Lynissa and Peter, Monica, Jessica and their children.  Special friend of the Wilton family.  A service to celebrate Trevor’s life will be held at Rosewood, 415 Queen Street Masterton on Friday 4th January at 1.30pm followed by private cremation.  Trevor will be at home in Whakataki for those wishing to visit, until 9.00am Friday.  The family wish to sincerely thank the wonderful Palliative Care Team from Kahukura for the excellent support they have given.

NELSON, Virginia Mena (Dinny)

Monday, 31 December 2018

On 31 December 2018 peacefully at Masterton in her 89th year.  Much loved wife of the late Ian.  Loved mother and mother-in-law of Nick (passed) and Debbie, Anne, David and Lindy.  Loved Grandma of Hailey, Ryan, Vaughan, Louise, Georgia, Mac, and great grandma of Evelyn.  Loved sister of Diana and the late Monty Jackson, and the late John Hyde. Service to be held at Rosewood 415 Queen Street Masterton on Saturday 5 January 2019 at 11.00am followed by lunch then private cremation.  Please bring a rose from your garden, if you have one.

WELCH, Winifred Mary (Molly)

Monday, 31 December 2018

On December 31 2018 peacefully at Lansdowne Court, Masterton in her 98th year. Dearly loved wife of the late John Welch.  Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Anne Welch (Masterton), Lynn and Neville MacKenzie (Masterton). Loved Nana of Bronwyn Hawkins; Hamish MacKenzie, and Brent MacKenzie. Loved Great Nana Molly of Sophie, Jacob, Kaia, Aiden, Logan, Heidi and Olivia. Loved aunty to her niece Glenda and Peter Anderson (Stokes Valley). A Service to celebrate Molly’s life will be held at Rosewood, 415 Queen Street Masterton on Monday 7th January 2019 at 2:00pm followed by private cremation.  Messages to the family may be sent C/- P O Box 2055 Masterton.

BUCKLAR, Irene

Thursday, 20 December 2018
Peacefully at Wairarapa Hospital on 20 December 2018, aged 86.  Very much loved Mum of Ross and Christine, and Jason and Ashley. Cherished Nanna of John, Amy; Jesse, Jade and Sophie.  Beloved sister to Daphne and John; Jim and Joan; Min, and Charles (England). Messages to the Bucklar bunch may be posted to c/- PO Box 2055, Masterton. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Wairarapa SPCA, PO 7069, Masterton 5810 and may be left at the service.  A celebration of Irene’s life will be held at Rosewood, 415 Queen Street, Masterton on Thursday 27 December at 2.00pm followed by a private cremation.  
 

DUNN, Myra Leonie (“Chum”), nee Hoare

Saturday, 1 December 2018
Passed away peacefully at Cornwall Rest Home, Masterton on 1st December 2018, surrounded by family.  Aged 101 years (18.10.1917 – 1.12.2018).  Now with her dearly loved husband and best friend, the late Richard (Dick) Dunn.  Much loved mother and mother-in-law to Charlotte and Michael Williams, Tom and Norma Dunn, Les and Judith Dunn, Julia and Paul London, and Richard and Christine Dunn.  Loved grandmother to Rebecca, Sarah, Hamish and Danielle, Richard and Athena, Joanna and Steve, and Tom.  Great grandmother to Eric, Jonathan, David, Jade, Dylan, the late Liam, Lydia, and Zachary.  Great great grandmother to Sasha.  Loved sister to Win and the late Bet, Jim, Joyce, and Ken.  Sister-in-law to Nola and Val.  Loved aunt to her many nieces and nephews.  Mentor and friend to many. 

A service to remember Chum will be held at 1pm on Friday 7th December 2018 in St James Union Church, 116 High St, Masterton, followed by private cremation. Grateful thanks to all the staff at Cornwall Rest Home for their compassion and loving care of Chum.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Naenae Boxing Academy would be appreciated and may be left at the service. 

"God loved the world so much that he gave His only Son, that everyone who has faith in him may not die but have eternal life."  John 3:16

 

DAWANG Joe Vincent

Saturday, 1 December 2018

On December 1st at the Te Omanga Hospice, Petone.

Loved husband of Christine, much loved father of Candice Jorgine.

Loved son of George and Ma-Ida, loved son-in-law of Rico and Connie. Loved brother-in-law of Jas and Jerwin.

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

All are invited to a evening viewing and service held at Rosewood tonight, 4th December from 5.00pm.

A service will be held at Rosewood 415 Queen St, Masterton on Wednesday 5th December at 10.00am followed by a private cremation. 

 

THORN Anthony Stephen (Tony/TT)

Friday, 30 November 2018

 13/12/1946-30/11/2018. Passed away peacefully at home in Masterton surrounded by family.

Much loved husband of Maureen. Loved father of Kim and Steve, Amanda and Wayne, Toni and Stacey, Stefan and Sarah, Megan and Rhys. Adored TT of Jamie and Cheyenne, Emma, Jess and Matt, Hannah and Quentin, Nikita and Bryce, Angus, JT, Lizzy, Jordon, Nathaniel, Maddie, Aiden, Ollie, Brayden and Eva. Loved brother of Chris and Raewyn Bredesen. Loved brother-in-law and uncle to all his nieces and nephews. Wonderful friend to many.  In lieu of flowers please make donations to the Alzheimer’s Foundation PO Box 865, Masterton 5840 and left at the service. Messages to the family may be posted to c/- PO Box 2055 Masterton. Tony’s funeral will be held at Rosewood 415 Queen Street, Masterton at 2pm on Wednesday 5th of December followed by private cremation.

ECCLES Joy Cynthia

Wednesday, 28 November 2018

On the 28th November 2018 suddenly after a short illness at Wairarapa Hospital, Masterton. Aged 91 years. Beloved wife and best friend of John. 

Much loved mother and mother in law of Robyn and Frank Dawber, Barrie and Shona, Craig and Svitlana. Loved grandmother of John, David, Peter, Evan, Jenny and Nikki.  Great grandmother of her 4 great grandchildren.

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

Donations would be appreciated to the Heart Foundation (Wairarapa Branch) 41 Perry Street, Masterton 5810 and may be left at the service. 

A service will be held at Rosewood  415 Queen St, Masterton on Tuesday December 4th at 2.00pm followed by private cremation. 

 

STEPHENS, Maurice James (of Greytown)

Tuesday, 27 November 2018

On 27th November 2018 at Wairarapa Hospital. Aged 78. Long time friend of Michael Wilmshurst.  Maurice will be missed by the members of Morison’s Bush Bowling Club and former staff of Pain and Kershaw, Martinborough. 

A gathering to farewell Maurice will be held at the South Wairarapa Working Men’s Club, Greytown (entrance off West St) on Monday 3rd December at 2.00pm followed by a private cremation.