Jack Passings – August 2017

URWIN, Paul Francis 17315 Leading Steward R.N.Z.N. Passed away peacefully on Friday, August 11, 2017, aged 73 years. Dearly loved husband of Gina. Loved father and father-in-law of Anthony and Nellie (dec), Tina and Ace S’ee, Deanne, Paul Jr, Andre, Diana, and Stephanie. Loved Koks of Alefosio and Niko Urwin-S’ee, Dezha, Khairal, Nikora, Hannah, Fredia, and Cory. Loved by his brothers and sister. Messages may be shared online at http://www.heavenaddress.com or sent to the Urwin family, C/- PO Box 4016, New Plymouth. A celebration of Paul’s life will be held in Kairau Marae, Matarikoriko Road, Brixton , on Wednesday, August 16, 2017, 11.00am. Thereafter to Nga Mata O Kairau Urupa

BUCKINGHAM, Samuel Graham (Buck/Big Sam):CPOWM, RNZN, V20121. On August 9, 2017, passed away peacefully, aged 63 years, after “nature’s version of Pacman rapidly consumed his pancreas.” Best friend and soulmate of Lynne, much loved father of Nat, Mike, Sam, Harry, and partners. Grandad of four beautiful grandchildren. Special thanks to Nurse Maude for Dad’s care. Messages may be addressed to: The Family of the late Sam Buckingham, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. Donations to Nurse Maude may be made at the service, in memory of Sam. The Service for Sam will be held in the Harewood Crematorium Chapel, 15 Wilkinsons Road, Harewood, on Saturday, August 12, at 11.30am.

STEPHENS, Trevor Cyril. Reg No: 17462, ME, RNZN. On August 6, 2017. Peacefully at home surrounded by family, aged 73 years. Dearly loved husband of Bev. Much loved father of Arun, Roshni and Jamie. Grateful thanks to the Wellington Free Ambulance and Te Omanga Hospice for their care and support. Trevor’s funeral service will be held at the Harbour City Funeral Home Chapel, 665 High Street, Lower Hutt, Wellington on Thursday 10th August 2017 at 11:00am, thereafter private cremation. Harbour City Funeral Home Hutt Valley and Wellington

PETRIE, Rex William: Service No. 6183, Able Seaman, RNZN, WWII. Passed away peacefully at Brightwater Home on Friday 4 August 2017, aged 96 years. Much loved husband of the late Rose. Father and father-in-law of Ross and Lynda (Paraparaumu Beach) and grandad of Aaron. In accordance with Rex’s wishes a private service has been held.

ELRICK, James. Service No: Y18110 Mech3 RNZN On August 6th 2017, suddenly at his home in Papamoa. In his 82nd year. Dearly loved and treasured husband of Gill, and loved Dad of James and Andrew. The funeral Service for James will be held at Legacy Gardens, 53 Te Okuroa Road, Papamoa on Thursday (August 10th) at 12:00noon. To be followed by a private cremation. All communications please to (027) 2483-609

BAILEY, Arthur. (Service No. U14669, WOREA, RNZN). Peacefully, at Matamata Country Lodge, on 2 August 2017; aged 92 years. Loved husband of the late Betty. Loved Dad of Vivienne, grandpa of Sean, Michael and Travis and great grandfather of Lyric, Bailee and Heidi. Very special thanks to all the staff at Matamata County Lodge for all their care of our Dad. Broadway Funeral Home (Matamata) FDANZ.