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Current Funerals

KINVIG, Gordon Miller

Wednesday, 22 June 2022

On 22 June 2022 at Glenwood Hospital, Masterton, aged 74.  Dearly loved husband of Marilyn.  Much loved father and father-in-law of Tim and Anna (Masterton),  Jonty (deceased), Bridget and James Young (Auckland).  Treasured Gordy of Ben and Emma; Stella, Freddie and Coco.  A service to celebrate Gordon’s life will be held at Rosewood 415 Queen Street Masterton on Tuesday 28th June at 11.00am followed by interment at Riverside Park Cemetery.  A donation to Alzheimers Wairarapa can be made in Gordon’s memory at www.alzheimerswairarapa.co.nz. 

SWANSON, Norma

Wednesday, 22 June 2022

 Peacefully on 22 June 2022 at Lansdowne Park, Masterton, aged 92.  Loved wife of the late Arthur.  Loved mother and mother-in-law of Peter (deceased) and Christine, Lance and Anne (deceased), and Brian.  Friend of Sue.  Beloved Nana of Tony, Grant, and Kim; Sam Natasha, and Alisa; Nicola and Leah,  and loved Old Nana of her great grandchildren. As was Norma’s wish a private cremation has been held.  Messages C/- PO Box 7 Norsewood.

HANNAM, Keith Bernard

Thursday, 16 June 2022
On 16th June 2022 peacefully in Masterton, aged 88. Dearly loved husband of Jean for 65 years. Much loved father and father in law of Stephen and Linda, Ian and Lynda (dec) and Maree; Peter and Kirsten. Loved grandad of Michelle, Sarah, Brendon and Ginny, Kylee and Richard, Lisa and Graeme, Roshean and Shane, Alan and Damaris, Rebecca, and Leah. Great grandad of Alex, Felix, Isaiah, Elizabeth and Carissa. A loved brother, brother in law and Uncle. 
 “ Keith has blown his last whistle and rolled his last bowl”. 
A celebration of Keith’s life will be held at Rosewood 415 Queen St, Masterton on Wednesday 29th June at 2.00pm. a delay to allow extended family to travel and attend. For those unable to attend you may view the service at oneroomstreaming.com  Event ID: RosewoodFH Password: AGANLY
 
 

STUART, Jean Elizabeth

Tuesday, 14 June 2022
On 14th June 2022 at Lansdowne Court, Masterton in her 97th year. Loved wife of the late Malcolm.  Loved mother of Glenn, Roger, Alan, Graeme, Heather McCreary and the late Jeanette. Friend of Lily, Yvonne, Maryann, Beth, Julie, Rob McCreary and Glenn Johnstone.  A much loved grandmother to all he grand children and great grand children.  Messages to the family may be posted to Stuart Family C/- PO Box 2055 Masterton 5842.  A private service has been held in Masterton.  
“A great life, now complete. Her service to her fellow-man greatly exceeded her duty.”
 

EDMONDS, Brian Mahoney

Sunday, 12 June 2022

Of Masterton, on 12th June 2022 at home with his loving family around him, aged 91. Dearly loved husband of the late Mihi. Much loved Dad and Grandad of his children, grandchildren and their families, A service to celebrate Brian’s life will be held at Rosewood, 415 Queen Street Masterton tomorrow (Wednesday) 15th June at 11:00am followed by burial at Riverside Cemetery. Brian will be at home for those wishing to visit.

HELLEBREKERS Marjorie Alyce (née Orr)

Monday, 6 June 2022
 
Passed away at home surrounded by her family on Monday 6th June 2022, in her 92nd year. Treasured wife of Richard for 69 years. Dearly loved mother of Catherine and Neil Cameron, Paul and Tess Hellebrekers, John Hellebrekers and Gaylene Yovich. Adored and cherished gran of 7 and great gran of 4 ( nearly 5 ). Loving aunt to all the nieces and nephews scattered around the world. Messages to the family maybe posted to c/- PO Box 2055 Masterton 5842.
A private family service has been held. The family would be pleased to see anyone who would care to join them, to celebrate Marjorie’s life on Saturday 9th July at 2.00pm in the Solway College Hall Chapel, 49 Fleet St, Masterton . 

HAMILL, Margaret Alma (nee Thomson) –

Saturday, 4 June 2022
14 May 1927 – 4 June 2022.
Our precious and adored Mother, Grandmother, Great-Grandmother, Great-Great-Grandmother, Daughter, Sister,  Sister-in-Law, Aunt, Cousin, and Friend passed peacefully. A gracious role model of trust, honesty, love, and faith – our family Matriarch. Adored wife of the late Eddie Hamill. Worshipped Mother of Prue, Peter & Jeanette, and “Mum” to George. Grandmother of Michelle, Sarah & Dan, Rachel & Stu, Bex & Duncan. Great - Grandmother of Millie, Jack & George, Isabel & Adelaide, Briar & Flynn, Tom, Oscar & Maddie, Jimmy & Zach. Great-Great-Grandmother of Riley. Step Grandmother of Belinda & Melanie, Penny & Albi. Forever in our hearts. A celebration of Margaret’s wonderful & special life will be held at St Matthew’s Church, Church Street, Masterton on Thursday 9th June at 2pm followed by burial at Archer Street Cemetery. Margaret will be with her family at 51 Renall Street, and you are welcome to visit. Messages to www.tributes.co.nz 
 

RIMENE, Carol Ann

Saturday, 28 May 2022
 
18-02-1957 – 28-05-2022
Passed away surrounded by family. Loving partner and soulmate of the late Raymond Stanley Kawana. Cherished daughter to Porotiti and Hinehau Elizabeth Watson (nee Paul) (dec) and Diamond Watson (dec). Eldest sister to Susan, Tina, Ru, Paul, Willy, Roimata, Aroha (des), Kelvin and Pori. Loving Mother to Dwayne, Manuel and Nathan. Beloved Nanny to Zion, Montel, Destiny, Jerome, Jade, Jaxon, Cruz, Jayden, Savana-Rae, Kauri, Mason-Stanley, Mason and Great Nanny to Ahurei, Mareikura and Maia. Loving Aunty, cousin and friend. Carol will lie at Te Ore Ore Marae, Bideford Road, Masterton where the Tangi will be held on Wednesday 1st June at 11.00am followed by cremation.
 

WALES, Evan David

Friday, 27 May 2022
 
Born July 7, 1961, passed away May 27, 2022, aged 60 years.  Loved partner of Gill Flower.  Beloved son of John and Nancy (deceased).  Loving father and father-in-law of Samantha (deceased), Emma (deceased), Jayden and Aimee, Alexia and Kim. Older brother of Gary and Craig (deceased).  He will be dearly missed by his family and his many friends.  A service to celebrate Evan’s life will be held at Rosewood 415 Queen Street Masterton on Thursday 2 June at 2.00pm.  For those wishing to view the service by livestream, please go to oneroomstreaming.com Event ID RosewoodFH Password 35PB4L.  In lieu of flowers donations to Kidney Health NZ via their website would be appreciated.

WOOD, Lance Arthur (of Nireaha) -

Wednesday, 25 May 2022

Peacefully at Wellington Hospital on May 25 2022 aged 70 years. At home with the Lord. Loved son of Fay and the late Arthur Wood. Loved Brother and brother-in-law of Lynette and Maia Kawana, David and Kaye Wood, Karen and Kevin Fraser, Bruce and Joy Wood, and Debbie Wood. Loved uncle of his nieces and nephews. A Service to give thanks for the life of Lance will be held at The Lighthouse Church, Intermediate Street Masterton on Wednesday 1 June at 1:00pm followed by burial at Riverside Cemetery. “Wandering the hills with the Lord”

HEMI, Roger

Sunday, 22 May 2022

On 22 May 2022 suddenly at home in Masterton aged 56. Dearly loved husband of Angela, and much loved father of Leah, Riki, Tiana (deceased), and Cheyenne. Loved son of Pam and Dan Hemi. A loved grandfather. A Service for Roger will be held at Rosewood 415 Queen Street Masterton on Monday 30 May at 11:00am followed by private cremation. 

THORN, Maureen Jennifer (Mo)

Saturday, 21 May 2022
 04/08/1943 - 21/05/2022.
Passed away peacefully at home in Masterton surrounded by family. Much loved wife of the late Tony. Loved mother of Kim & John, Amanda, Toni & Stacey, Stefan and Sarah, Megan and Rhys. Adored Nana of Jamie and Cheyenne, Emma and Crystal, Jess & Matt, Hannah & Quentin, Nikita & Bryce, Angus & Hannah, JT, Nathaniel, Maddie, Aiden, Ollie, Eva, Brayden, Teagan, Brodie & Anthony. Loved sister and sister in law of Malcolm & Lyn (deceased), Denise & Brian, Barry, Chris & Raewyn Bredesen. Loved Aunty to all her nieces and nephews. Wonderful friend to many. Messages to the Thorn family may be posted to c/- PO Box 2055, Masterton. 
Maureen’s funeral will be held at Rosewood, 415 Queen Street, Masterton at 1pm on Tuesday 24th May followed by a private burial.

CAMPBELL, Clinton Richard,

Friday, 20 May 2022

Suddenly on May 20 2022. Loving husband of Andrea, and father and father-in-law of Richard and Briar, Nicholas, Matthew (deceased), and Mark. Loving Grandad of Samantha. A loving son, son-in-law, uncle, nephew and cousin. A Service to give thanks for Clint’s life will be held at Rosewood, 415 Queen Street Masterton on Tuesday 31st May at 11:30am followed by private cremation. In lieu of flowers, a donation to the family would be appreciated via http://givealittle.co.nz/cause/the-sudden-passing-of-a-loving-family-man. 

MCMILLAN, Bryan

Monday, 16 May 2022
 
On Monday, 16th May 2022,  aged 86 Years. Peacefully at Wairarapa Hospital. Loved husband of Isabel. Will be sadly missed by all his family. A private burial has been held.

SCOTT, Joy Christine

Monday, 16 May 2022
Joy died peacefully with family by her side on Monday 16th May 2022.  Beloved wife to the late Iain. Much loved and cherished mum and mum in law to Michael; David and Alison; Christine and Murray. Outstanding and adored “Granny” to Scott, Rebecca, and Quinn. Loved by all her family and friends in the UK and everywhere. “ Go in peace Mum. We love you. Forever in our hearts.”  Our thanks to the staff at Kandahar Home for their kindness. Messages to the Scott family maybe posted to c/- PO Box 2055 Masterton 5842. Donations in lieu of flowers would be appreciated to the Neurological Foundation PO Box 110022 Auckland Hospital, Auckland 1148.If unable to attend, the service maybe viewed at oneroomstreaming.com ;  Event ID: RosewoodFH ; Password: PRLE6U.  A service will be held at Rosewood 415 Queen St, Masterton on Saturday 21st May at 1.00pm followed by private cremation. 

CAIGOU, Adrianna (Sandy) Constance

Saturday, 14 May 2022

On Saturday, 14th May 2022 at Wairarapa Hospital. Will be sadly missed by all who loved her. A private cremation has been held.

MORGAN, Gary Maurice

Friday, 13 May 2022
Passed away peacefully at home with family on 13 May 2022, aged 84. Dearly loved husband of Elva. Loved father of Tracey and James Owen, Tim and Joanne, Greg and Amanda. Loved grandfather of Jessica, Kimberley and Shannon; Dylan and Jasmine; Liam and Oliver. Great grandfather of Lucas and Sven. Our thanks to Kahukura Nurses and carers for their support. A memorial service for Gary will be held at Rosewood 415 Queen Street Masterton on Wednesday 19 May at 2.00pm.  Messages to 24 Ardsley Lane Masterton. 
 

WILLIAMS, Betty Mildred nee Bradley,

Thursday, 12 May 2022
Formerly Hoar (wife of Melvin)
Died on the 12th May in her 92nd year. Loved wife of Colin Williams (deceased). Dearly loved mother of Stuart Hoar and mother in law of Nerroly, and grandmother of Kate. Sister of Jack Bradley (deceased), Shirley Clarke (deceased), and Joan Oakly. Loved Aunty to her nieces and nephews. A service and cremation have been held. Sincere thanks to Doctor John Gordon and the staff at Wairarapa Hospital and Lansdowne Park. Messages to 37 Pownall Street Masterton.
 

WICKENS, Evan Scott (also known as Vince)

Monday, 9 May 2022
Died on 9 May 2022 after a brief illness. Many thanks to all doctors and nursing team involved, especially the Kahukura palliative care nursing team. The support of all family and friends greatly appreciated. Greatly loved and missed by his children and their partners Gabriel and Nicola, Sophie and Tom and Jacob and Lydia, and by his wife Naomi and his mother Sally, his sister Maria, his brother Jeffery and all his grandchildren. Especially missed by his dog Skye. "I can see clearly now the rain has gone". 
Messages to the family may be posted to c/- PO Box 2055 Masterton 5842. A private cremation has been held.

JAMES, Laurence Mervin (Laurie)

Monday, 9 May 2022
On 9th May 2022 at Wairarapa Hospital. Dearly loved husband of the late Olive James (nee Baker-Clemas). Treasured brother of Mollie, Jacqueline, Robert and the late Maureen,Shirley, Trevor, Patricia, and Eleanor. Loved son of the late Florence and Lindsay James. Very respected uncle Laurie by all his nieces and nephews. 
A wonderful family member, one who really never grew old, his smile was made of sunshine, and his heart was made of gold.  
 As was Laurie’s wish a private cremation has taken place.

WALKER, Tāne

Thursday, 5 May 2022

On May 5 2022 peacefully at home with his whānau in Masterton, aged 16. Dearly loved son of Jo Walker and Tai Gemmell. Cherished brother of Taiawhio Gemmell, Matariki Gemmell, and Ngakau Walker-Gemmell. Loved grandson of Helen and Bruce Caseley, Bob and Karen Walker. Loved by his extended whānau and his many friends. Tangihanga will be held at Wairarapa College Hall on Monday 9th May at 1.00pm followed by private cremation.

A Livestream will be available, https://vimeo.com/event/2095092/e2f977ed99


 

MEYRICK, Douglas William (Doug, Mad Dog),

Wednesday, 4 May 2022

On 4th May 2022 suddenly at home in Masterton, aged 59. Dearly loved husband of Johnylene. Loved father and father-in-law of Krystal and Leon, Michelle and Cole, Gabby(deceased), and Stephen, Aldrey and Kyla, and Adrian. Loved Grumpy of Tiaki, Kane, and Katarina. Loved brother and brother-in-law of Pam and Dan Hemi, Kathy and Allan Prentice, Graham (deceased), Janet and Phil, Jimmy and Shar, Nora Edwards, Barbara and Dave, Colin and Wendy, Kim and Lynda. Doug will be at home, 11 Solway Crescent Masterton for those wishing to visit. A Service for Doug will be held at Rosewood 415 Queen Street Masterton on Wednesday 11 May at 11:00am, followed by interment at Riverside Cemetery.For those wishing to view the service by livestream, please go to oneroomstreaming.com Event ID RosewoodFH Password NQAGRR

BRADBURY, Jill

Thursday, 28 April 2022
Jill passed away on 28th April 2022 at home in the presence of her family. Aged 90 years.  Dearly beloved wife of the late John Bradbury and her children Philip, Julie , Geoffrey and Bruce and their families. Messages to the Bradbury family may be posted to c/- PO Box 2055 Masterton 5842. 
A service to celebrate Jill's life  will be held  at Rosewood 415 Queen St Masterton on Thursday, 5th May at 10.00 am. The service maybe viewed at oneroomstreaming.com Event ID: RosewoodFH
Password: 3BKT6Q 
 
 

HILL, Robert Stanley (Bob) (BUKIT)

Tuesday, 26 April 2022

HILL, Robert Stanley (Bob) (BUKIT), - Reg No C541468 W01 NZ Army - on 26th April 2022 peacefully in Masterton, in his 80th year. Dearly loved husband of Catherine, and the late Marilyn. Much loved father and father-in-law of Krissi and Matt, Di and Mark, and Karina.  Loved Poppa of Alexandria, Paige, Brook, Madison, Tayla, CJ, Nikita, and Tamara. A Service to celebrate Bob’s life will be held at St Matthews Church 35 Church Street Masterton on Monday 2nd May at 10:30am followed by private cremation. The service will be livestreamed, to access, please go to www.RosewoodFuneralHome, current funerals/Bob Hill. Messages to the family may be sent C/- P O Box 2055 Masterton.

HARRIS, Christopher John Ashford BT

Tuesday, 26 April 2022

Died in Masterton  April 26 2022. Beloved husband of Anna, loved father and father-in-law to Andrew and Gabriel, Charlotte and Jim, and Phoebe and James. Adored grandfather of Maddie, Sophie, Hannah and George. Loved brother of Margaret Harris (Waikanae) and Paul Harris (Sydney). A service will be held at Rosewood, 415 Queen St Masterton on Tuesday 3 May at 2:00pm The service will be livestreamed on www.oneroomstreaming.com Event ID RosewoodFH Password 9MF6VU