Jack Passings – August 2018

HICKMAN, John Alfred. Ex RNZN 14321 24 June 1927 – 30 August 2018. Beloved husband of the late Marion. Most dearly loved father and father in law of Christine and the Late Alan McGuffog, Barbara and John Phillis dearly loved Grangy of Melanie and Jason, Michael and Arna and loved Great Grangy of Andre and Travis. Also loved by all the family in the U.K. and the McGuffog family in NZ. A service will be held at the North Harbour Chapel of Dil’s Funeral Services, 185 Schnapper Rock Rd Albany on Wednesday September 5 at 1:00pm followed by private cremation. Communications c/- PO Box 302 524 North Harbour 0751

WORSFOLD James Ernest (Jim) LSEA 104129 (RNZNVR) Passed away peacefully at Christchurch Hospital, on August 24, 2018, aged 87 years. Very dearly loved husband of Olive. A much loved father and father-in-law of David and Jane, Susan-Ann and Dennis Petersen. Loved Grandad of Callum, and Ilea; Liam, and Caroline; Caitlin, and Tom; Louis, and Carrie; Simon, and Emily; Joshua, and Hannah. Great grandad of Maisie Worsfold. Messages may be addressed to the Worsfold Family, C/- 19 London Street, Christchurch 8013. In lieu of flowers donations to St John Ambulance would be appreciated and can be made online atbit.ly/jeworsfold2608 or at the service. A Celebration of Jim’s life will be held in the John Rhind Chapel, entry from London and Whitmore Streets, Christchurch, on Wednesday, August 29, at 10.00am.

VICKERS Carolyn Mary (Nee ROBSON NZW 1439, Writer). On 16th Aug.18. Peacefully at home with the family by her side. Loved wife of the late Nick, cherished mother, and nana. A private cremation has been held in accordance of Carolyn wishes. Communications C/- the VIckers Family, P.O. box652 Warkworth.or justinvickers@gmail.com

BROWN, Albert Maxwell (Albie). Royal NZ Navy No 7452. Passed peacefully 14 August 2018 at Metlifecare Highlands, aged 94 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Helen. Much loved father and father- in-law of Karen, Gail and Barry. Loved Poppa of Todd, Shaun and Angela, and Great Poppa of Tate, Bowen and Coben. The family wish to express their sincere thanks to the staff at Metlifecare Highlands for all their care and attention over the last three years. A service for Albie will be held in the Chapel of Manukau Memorial Gardens, 361 Puhinui Road, Papatoetoe on Friday 17 August at 2pm, followed by burial.

ODELL, David Arthur. (NZ17385). On Tuesday, 14th August 2018 in his 87th Year. Much loved husband of the late Lyn Odell. Treasured father and father in law of Richard and Sompong. Adored grandfather of Francesca, Raymond and Jay. Great grandfather to Brodie and Kirra. Loved brother of Robin, and a dear friend to Bruce Fenton and Chris Flavell. A Service for David will be held on Saturday, the 18th of August 2018 at 11:00am at Valley Funerals Chapel, 457 Pollen St Thames.

UNDERWOOD, Alan Kenneth. Service No. 16158 RNZN seaman Gunner served 1957-1966 Passed away peacefully on 9th August 2018 after a short illness. Much loved husband of Maureen. Loved father of Lesley (deceased) and David; and father-in-law of Janette. A service celebrating Alan’s life will be held at the North Shore Memorial Park Chapel, 235 Schnapper Rock Road, Albany on Friday 17th August at 10:00am. In lieu of flowers donations to the Multiple Sclerosis Society of NZ would be appreciated. All communications to the Underwood Family c/- P.O. Box 817, Pukekohe 2120.