Jack Passings – February 2017

GRENVILLE, John Robert Woodard. On 27th February 2017 peacefully in his 80th year. Ex RNZN 1955 – 1963, Leading Electrical Mechanic. Dearly loved husband of the late Jennifer. Loved father of Stephen and Ann-Maree. Loved and loving granddad of Karla. A service will be held at the All Soul’s Chapel, Purewa Crematorium, 100 St Johns Road, Meadowbank Auckland at 11:30am on Monday 6th March 2017.

COOK, John Watt (Ian): Master Mariner, Commander RNZNVR (Ret.) Passed away in Taupo on February 23, 2017, aged 89. Ian will be very sadly missed by his loving wife Veronica and all of his family. The funeral will take place at The Founders Chapel of Remembrance, 117 Rickit Street, Taupo on Monday February 27 at 2pm. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Lake Taupo Hospice Trust (Inc.) P.O. Box 950 Taupo would be appreciated, or may be left at the service. All communications to the Cook Family, C/- P.O. Box 940 Taupo. Taupo Funeral Services Ltd FDANZ

ALLEN, John William. Ex RN and RNZN. Passed away peacefully at Aria Gardens, on the 22nd of February, 2017, aged 90 years. Loved husband of the late Joan and father of Debbie and Mark. Much loved Pop of Leisha, Reagan, Taine and Xavier and Great Pop of Marley, Hemi and Apisaloma. A service will be held at the Chapel of Mark Rowley Funeral Services, 16 ? 18 Anne Street, Devonport, on Wednesday, 1 March, at 11:00 a.m. Communications to Debbie Strickland Ph. 02102967066

BARBER, Ronald Peter (Ali). (Reg No A13363, NZ Navy, Leading Seaman FC 1, Malaya, Korea). Passed away at Buller Hospital, Westport, on Tuesday, February 21, 2017. Aged 82 Years. Dearly loved husband of Shirley, loved father of Kim, and Marie and Tom Teweehi (Auckland), loved Grandpa and Pop of Danialle, Alexander, Charlotte, George, Luke; and Daniel, and Cory, a loved brother, brother in law, and uncle to his many nieces and nephews in NZ and Australia, and a special friend to many. Messages to 104 Peel Street, Westport 7825. The Funeral service for Ali will be held in the Westport RSA Rooms, Palmerston Street, Westport, Tomorrow (Friday), at 2.00pm, followed by interment in the Orowaiti Cemetery. Hagedorns Buller Funeral Services, FDANZ.

EAGLE, Maurice John (Maurie) 12.12.1944 – 7.2.2017 S No. NZ17295 LSA, RNZN Passed away 7 Feb 2017 in Hastings following a short battle with cancer. Maurie served in the RNZN from 1962 – 1967, including HMNZS ROTOITI in 1963 and as part of the HMNZS WAIKATO delivery/commissioning crew. Intentions are for Maurie’s ashes to be laid to rest with his parents at a private ceremony in Gisborne on 9 March 17 to be followed by an informal gathering of friends and family at the Gisborne RSA (nominally scheduled for 1400-1600 9 March 17). Further details are available from Phil Eagle via this facebook group or private message.

HOLLMAN, David Philip. Lieut. Cdr. RNZN (Retired). Died in his sleep at Fairview Care on the morning of Thursday the 9th of February 2017. Born 5th of August 1934. Loved husband of the late Maureen. Loved father and father in-law of Jacqueline, Paul and Trish. Grandfather to Christopher, Lucy and Thomas. Loved brother and brother in-law of Frank and Pat, and Marion and Roger. A “gathering” to celebrate his life will be held at the rooms of Forrest Funeral Services, 8 Glen Road, Browns Bay, at 2.00pm on Wednesday 15th February 2017. He will be dearly missed.

LEICESTER, Thomas (Cedric):RNVR, RNZNVR. Sailed peacefully away on the rising tide to join his beloved wife Bid on 8 February 2017, aged 88. Sadly leaving his dearest friend and angel, Judy. Treasured father and father-in-law of Simon & Mala, Jeremy & Diane, Jane & Colin and dearly loved grandad to Rachael, Abbie, Scott, Ethan and great-grandad to Nate.”I must go down to the seas again, to the lonely sea and sky; and all I ask is a tall ship, and a star to steer her by” (Masefield)The family wish to extend their heartfelt thanks to Mary Potter Hospice and Summerset Aotea doctors, nurses and carers for their compassion and care over many months. In lieu of flowers donations to Mary Potter Hospice would be appreciated and can be left at the service. A service to celebrate Cedric’s life will be held at St Andrew’s Anglican Church, 11 Steyne Avenue, Plimmerton, on Wednesday 15 February 2017 at 11.00am. All messages to “The Leicester Family” c/- PO Box 57-263, Mana 5026.

TIMMINS, Antony Owen (Tony). STWD On Thursday, 26 January 2017, after a short illness, at his home. Aged 59 years. Loved son of the late Owen and Christine. Loved brother and brother in law of Alan and Cushla, Sharon and the late Norman, Mike and his partner Jenny, and the late Linda. Loved uncle of Fran, Sara, Caleb; Amanda and Stacey. Good friend of Marty and Sandy and family. Sadly missed by all who knew him. A service for Tony will be held at the Chapel of Faithfull Funeral Services, 35 Red Beach Road, Red Beach on Thursday, 2 February 2017 at 11:00 am followed by a private cremation. In lieu of flowers, a donation to the Hibiscus Hospice would be appreciated and may be left at the service. Our grateful thanks to the staff at Hibiscus Hospice for their care and compassion. All communications to “The Timmins Family” P O Box 305, Whangaparaoa, Auckland 0943

WIN, Owen Roger. NZ 9941 647738 Able Seaman On 6th February 2017, passed peacefully at the Elmwood Village Hospital aged 91years. Dearly Beloved Husband of Joan, for 69 years. Loved Father and Father-In-Law of Glenis and Ian, Christine and John, Brett and the late Kerry. Grandfather to 5, Great Grandfather to 18. “He simply lived for those he loved, and those he loved remember.” A service for Owen will be held at 11am in the OT Room, Elmwood Village, 131 Hill Road, Manurewa on Friday 10th February, to be followed by private cremation. Papatoetoe Funeral Cottage

McINTOSH, Graeme Donald (Bill) Reg G17026 P.O. RNZN. Unexpectedly on Monday, February 6, 2017, at his home. A dearly loved, treasured, proud and caring dad, father-in-law and Poppa Beer of all his children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren, an adored son, brother, uncle, and cobber, to all his family and friends, a very special and loved friend of Ginny. Messages for the Family may be sent c/- PO Box 39127, Christchurch 8545. Family and close friends are invited to a special viewing time for Bill in our Crematorium Chapel, 65 Vickerys Road, Wigram, on Friday, February 10, at 10.00am. Afterwards a get together to Celebrate Bill’s life will be held in the Templeton RSA, cnr Kirk Road and Banks Street at 1.00pm. Tea, coffee, and sandwiches will be provided as well as a cash bar. All welcome to come and share a story.

ANDERSON, James Leon (Jim) On January 30, 2017, at Burwood Hospital, aged 88 years. Dearly loved father and father-in-law of Karen and Barry Vickery, Cheryl Morris and her partner Keven, and William and Sandra, adored grandad of Tracy and Darryn, Leanne and Dean, Phillip (deceased); Aaron, Stuart and Bec, Amy and Huck; Jessica and James; loving great-grandad of Emma, Jamie; Ashleigh, Natalya; Rory, Izak, Te Ana; Flynn, and Bowie; dearly loved brother and brother-in-law of Helen and Doug Caldwell, loved uncle of Mark, Dwight and Lily, Aaron, Melissa and Steven, and their families. Special thanks to the staff of Parklands Medical Centre, and Ward C1 Burwood Hospital for their wonderful care of Jim. In lieu of flowers, donations to St John Ambulance would be appreciated and may be made at the service. The Funeral Service for Jim will be held in our Westpark Chapel, 467 Wairakei Road, Burnside, on Friday, February 3, at 10.00am. Private cremation thereafter.

SINTON, Warren Lyall: JP RNZ Navy 13610. Past President of the Taumarunui Returned Services Association. Passed away peacefully on 6th February 2017 after a long illness of Myelofibrosis, 7 days short of his 83rd Birthday. Loved son of the late James and Rebecca Sinton. Dearly beloved husband of Diane. Much loved father and father-in-law of Raewyn and Glenn, Murray and Deana, Wayne and the late Julia, Nigel and Chrissy, Brett and Emma and Tanya and Simon. Loved grandad and great-grandad of all his grand and great-grandchildren. Forever in our hearts and will be sadly missedA Service to Celebrate Warren’s Life will be held in the Anglican Church, Manuaute Street, Taumarunui, on Friday, 10th of February at 1.00pm followed by interment in the Returned Services section of the Taumarunui Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations to Leukaemia and Blood Cancer New Zealand would be appreciated and may be left at the service or forwarded to c/- PO Box 198, Taumarunui 3946. Communications to 153 Hikumutu Road, Taumarunui. Taumarunui Funeral Services FDANZ

MONAGHAN, Patrick William (Pat). WWII – RNZN #4870 On 3 February 2017 Pat sailed away at the age of 94. Dearly loved by his late wife Tricia, sons Terry and the late Philip and daughter-in-law Debbie. Special Poppa to Stephanie “me Mate”. A life well lived. Pat’s service will be held at All Saints Chapel, Purewa Crematorium, 100 St Johns Road, Meadowbank on Wednesday 8 February at 3.00pm. In lieu of flowers donations to St Johns Ambulance would be appreciated.

SYKES Christopher L23608 – Ex RNZN, 1980 – 1990 ex Comms/EW passed away 01/02/17 in Brisbane aged 54. A service for Chris will be held Tuesday 7th Feb at 1pm Centenary Memorial Gardens, 353 Wacol Station Rd, Sumner, Brisbane. Drinks will be available at the Centenary Tavern on completion of the service.