Jack Passings – August 2015

FRASER William Austin (Austin) NZ11573 Sick Berth Attendant RNZN At Levin Peacefully at Home on 31 August 2015 Dearly loved husband of Lorna for 60 years. A Great Friend and Mentor to many. Will be sadly missed. A Funeral Service for Austin will be held at Levin Uniting Church 87 Oxford Street Levin on Friday 4 September at 10am followed by private Cremation at Horowhenua Crematorium, Levin Harvey Bowler Funerals Levin-Otaki-Shannon FDANZ lOCALLY OWNED.

PEDEN, Sutherland Mackay (Sid) 11268 POSM. Passed away Saturday 29 August 2015, aged 88 years. Loving husband of the late Paddy. Loved father and father-in-law of Susan, Garry, Leeann, Donna and John, Tony and Sandy, Glenn and Nancy. Loved “Popeye” of his grandchildren and great grandchildren. A service for Sid will be held on Tuesday 1st of September at Turangi RSA, at 11.00 am followed by private cremation. In lieu of flowers, donations to the St John Ambulance Association P.O Box 283, Taupo, would be appreciated. Taupo Funeral Services Ltd FDANZ.

BOOTHERSTONE, Stanley Francis (Stan) (RNVR A.B. C/ 5427) On 19 August, 2015 at Windsor Care, aged 93 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Edna for 69 years, greatly loved father and father-in-law of John and Carol (Perth), Anne and Clive, and Lynda and Peter (UK), much loved poppa of Brett, Rhys; Emma, and Amy. Special thanks to the Hospital staff at Windsor Care. Funeral Details – The Private Cremation by request will be followed by a Farewell for Stan on Sunday, 30 August. Contact the family for details.

CORRY, Peter John (Kermit). RNZN Service No. H20477. Commissioned 21 June 1955, decomissioned 14 July 2015 after a short illness. Loved husband of Anne and a much loved Dad to Tanya and Dyanne. Poppa Grumps of 13 grandchildren and 2 great- grandchildren. A celebration of Kermit’s life will be held in St. Matthews Anglican Church, Garfield Road, Helensville on Tuesday 21 July 2015 at 2pm. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Cancer Society, PO Box 1724, Shortland Street, Auckland 1140 would be greatly appreciated.

WALKER, Selwyn Desmond (Sel) B.E.M. (Service No. 7655, R N Z N, W W II) On 21st August 2015 at Auckland City Hospital, aged 93 years. (Formerly of Stratford and New Lynn). Beloved Husband of Doris (Dot), Audrey and companion of Dawn (all deceased). Father to David, Grandfather to Jonathan, Uncle to Grant, Neville, Judith, and their families, close family friends of Carolann, Gail, Greg and their families. Loved and remembered always. The entire service for Sel will be held in the Titirangi Memorial R.S.A. Clubrooms, South Titirangi Road, Titirangi on Thursday, 27th August, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. All communications to the Walker family C/- Morrison Funeral Home, 220 Universal Drive, Henderson Auckland, 0610. No flowers please.

Spike Hughes (Mike) – HMNZS Rotoiti NZ14247 ME1. Served at Grapple 1,2,3.
HUGHES, Kaka Norman Michael (Spike) passed away peacefully after a long illness at North Shore Hospital surrounded by his family. Cherished husband of Peggy. Deeply loved father of Sharon, Michael, Constance and Jason. Grandad to Killanie, James, Daena, Anthony, Bradley Matiu, Taylor and Bronson. Great Grandad of Aidan, Sadie, Kaylyn,Tania, Haven and Mya. Forever in our hearts!! Dad is Lying in state at home until his Funeral service which will be held at 11.30am on Wednesday the 26th of August 2015 at North Shore Memorial Cemetery, 235 Schnapper Rock Road, Albany followed by Hakari at Awataha Marae Northcote.

KNAUF Desmond Harold. NZ3354 RNZN Passed away peacefully at the Gardens Rest Home on 25 August 2015 in his 93rd year. Loved husband of the late Eileen Hazel and loving father and father in law of Raewyn and Paul, Warren and Sandi. Grandad of Juliet, Jason and Lisa, Ray and Simone, Kevin and Karen, Michael, Cameron and Wendy, Andrew and Karyn, Logan and Michelle. Great Grandpop to nine little loved ones. Dearly loved brother of the late Bramwell, Dorothy and Vera, and good friend of the late Iona Chapman. Dad’s funeral will be held at The Rotorua Crematorium Chapel, Sala Street on Tuesday 1 September 2015 at 2.30pm. All communications please to PO Box 461 Rotorua 3040.

SILK, Alfred Frank (Peter). Peacefully with family on Thursday 20th August 2015, aged 86 years. Beloved husband of Valerie. Much loved Dad of Cathy, Sharon, Mark, Denise, and Kevin. Dearly loved Grandad and Great Grandad. Loved brother of Anne and Ron (deceased). Peter will be sadly missed. A private family ceremony has been held. Rosewood Funeral Home Masterton FDANZ –

TARR, Barrie. (Service No. NZ125539, RNZN, Korea). Peacefully at the Booms Lodge, Thames, on 21st August, 2015; aged 82 years. Dearly loved husband of Jeanette, loved father of Wayne, Debbie, Angus, Daryl, Karen, and Stephen. Grandfather of Steven, Barry, Caitlin, Sarah, Shaun, Jacob, Rachel, Luke, and great- grandfather of Arabella. A celebration of Barrie’s life will be held at Twentymans Grahamstown Chapel, Kirkwood Street, Thames, tomorrow (Tuesday) 25th August, at 11am, followed by interment at Totara Memorial Park Cemetery, Thames, RSA Section. In lieu of flowers donations to the Neurological Foundation of NZ would be appreciated and may be left at the service or posted to c/- Auckland City Hospital, PO Box, 110022, Auckland 1148. Messages to: 301 Ensor Street, Thames.

McDONALD, Terrence Harold. Ex-Royalist RNZN. Passed away peacefully in Perth, Western Australia on 22 August 2015. Beloved husband of Liz. Loved dad of 6 children and loved Grandad. Loved son of Harold and Phyllis (Papakura). Loved bro of Francie, Josey and the late Ron, Colleen and Shirley. Communications to Francie 09-238-6043.

COMMONS, Bernard Martin. Lt.Cdr. RNZN (Ret’d) Master Foreign Going. On 13 August 2015 at Rotorua. Aged 80 years. Loved husband of Sue and father of Anne, Jane and Darryl, and Martin (Australia). But such a tide as moving seems asleep, too full for sound and foam, when that which drew from out the boundless deep turns again home. In accordance with Bernard’s wishes his ashes will be scattered at sea at a later date.

SHIRLEY Leonard Thomas (Tom) NZ4046 Signalman – Sent on his final journey with the love of his family at Southland Hospital on Monday 17th August 2015; aged 93 years. Beloved husband of the late Peg, deeply loved and respected father and father in law of nola Calvert and Rex Kingdon (Mokoreta), Joy and Murray Leach (Dunedin) Pam and Kevin Fiveash (Gore, Lynne and Barry Stevenson (Five Rivers) Beccy Shirley (Christchurch) much loved and loving grandad of Susan and Phil Keys, Nick and Rose Calvert, Dave and Paulette Leach, Matt Leach and Kate Walker-Leach, Daniel and Tamie Fiveash, Andrea and Paul Eden, Sam , Tom and Taylor and Isaac Stevenson, Loved Grandad Tom of his 18 and a bit great grandchildren. A service to celebrate Tom’s life will be held in the Gore A&P Showground Grandstand, Bury Street on Friday 21 August at 1pm.

MAIN, John (Scotchy): NZ8044 RNZN 1939-45; 208953 Telegraphist K.Force. Peacefully at Rowena Jackson Retirement Village, Invercargill, on 17 August 2015, aged 90 years. Dearly beloved husband of the late Elizabeth (Betty) Main, and treasured father and father-in-law of David (late) and Debbie Main, Robert Main (late), Susan and Brent Daw, and Marilyn and Garry Maloney. Cherished grandfather of Rebecca, Catherine, Jonathan, Phillip, Nicole, Aimee, Victoria, Samuel and the late James, and loved great-granddad of Amelia and Ryan. Loved son of the late John and Elizabeth Main, formerly of Bluff. Beloved brother and brother-in-law of the late Isabella and Charles Johnson, and Robert Main. Sadly missed by his nephews. “Whilst you lost some memory you never lost your sense of humor.” John’s funeral service will be held in the Avenal Park Chapel, 75 Fox Street, Invercargill, at 1.30pm on Friday 21 August, followed by interment at the Eastern Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations to Hospice Southland may be left at the service. Messages to 110 King Street, Invercargill 9810. Avenal Park Funeral Home. F.D.A.N.Z.

McGHIE, Keith George. RNZ Navy. HMNZS Rotoiti. Service No. 692058. Borneo, Malaya. Suddenly but peacefully on August 13, 2015 at the Hawkes Bay Hospital. In his 78th year. Dearly loved husband and soulmate of Mary. Loved and adored father of Carl, and Tanya. Brother of Joan Mill. A service to celebrate Keith’s life will be held at the Sugar Loaf Chapel, corner Lee Road and Gloucester Street, Taradale, Napier on Tuesday August 18, 2015 at 11.00am. Followed by a private cremation. In lieu of flowers a donation to the St John Ambulance service would be appreciated and can be left at the service. Messages to the ‘McGhie Family’ C/o PO Box 7001, Taradale, Napier 4141.

BROWN, Douglas James. Ex-Royal Navy and New Zealand Navy (No.15644). Passed away peacefully on August 5, 2015, in his 90th year. Doug is survived by his loving wife and was father to Bill, Cliff and Kathleen and Grandfather of 5. In accordance with Doug’s wishes a private service has been held. Messages to: Ph : 09-534 7300 –

INTEMAN, Albert Henry. Returned Serviceman, Royal NZ Navy # 7304 HMS King George V Passed away at home after a courageous battle, Thursday August 6, 2015… aged 92. Loving husband of the late Joan Francis Inteman, brother of Syd McBain, the late Ray McBain, the late Ivy Huggett, the late Olive Brown and the late Caroline Wilson. He will be dearly missed but lives on in the hearts of Rodney and Shirley (his son and partner), Carol (his daughter) and Dorothy (his best friend, loving carer, confidant and Sunday driving companion) Also his grandchildren, their partners and great grandchildren… Joel, Emma and Cody Inteman (Melbourne), Jessica Inteman and Evie McMahon (Melbourne), Melina Young (Melbourne), Jenna, John, Juniper, Tao and Bodi Harper (Brisbane). A celebration of ‘All Things Bert’ is to be held on Friday August 14 at 1pm, The Lychway, 5 Roy Street, Palmerston North. Interville is closed for the last time but the collections and memories remain. Bert would appreciate your donation to Arohanui Hospice in lieu of flowers. In his words “an amazing bunch of people”. Messages may be sent to Carol Young, 512 Church Street, Palmerston North 4410 or intemandesign@xtra.co.nz The Lychway Funeral Directors FDANZ Ph 06-3578143

PINEL, Ian Francis. Regt: NZ8590 RNZN WWII. On 4 August 2015 peacefully at Eventhorpe Resthome in his 92nd year. Beloved husband of the late Heather. Loved father of Christine, Judith (Nelson) and Linley, and stepfather to Marie and Terry. Much loved grandad of 11 and great grandad of 14. A service for Ian will be held in St Johns Co-Operating Church, 245 Bucklands Beach Road, Bucklands Beach on Friday 7 August at 11.30am. In lieu of flowers memorial donations to St John Ambulance Association, Private Bag 14902, Panmure, Auckland 1741 would be appreciated or may be left at the service.

LINDON Lenore Elizabeth nee Thompson On August 3rd 2015, After a long battle, bravely fought, at Oxford Court, in her 75th year. Loved wife of the late Bim, Loved Mother and Mother-in-law of Michael, Dean and Deborah, Karen and Mick Bilbie and Lisa. Much loved Nana and Great Nana of Adam, Zane, Brooke, Corey, Lucas, Connor and Hunter.Special thanks to the Otago Community Hospice and to the staff of Oxford Court for their loving care of Mum. -A service to celebrate Lenores life, will be held on Thursday August 6th at 2pm, followed by a private cremation. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Otago Community Hospice or St John Ambulance service would be appreciated and may be left at the service. Lenore was the wife of the late L/Sig Maurice Lindon.

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