Jack Passings – July 2014

CAMERON, Gwenyth Florence (Gwen) Born 11-12-1920. Passed away on 25-07-2014 aged 93. Devoted wife of the late Edward (Teddy). Loving mother and mother in law of Julia and Rex, Peter (deceased) and Marie, Lauree and Ken and Briar and Michael. Grandmother to Trista and Micca, Cameron and Vanessa, Lauren and Matt, Logan and Leanda, Shannon, Jared and Georgia, Ashleigh, Brittany and Ted. Great Grandmother to Seafra, Aurora, Grace and Isla. You will always be in our hearts. Funeral on Tuesday 29 July at 4.30 pm in All Saints Chapel at Purewa Cemetery.

McINNES, Lynton Robert Leading Marine Technician (Propulsion), SN-J1026567. HMNZS Hawea. Sadly as a result of an accident on Saturday the 26th of July 2014; aged 25 years. Cherished son of Andrew and Heather. Admired and respected brother and brother in law of Gregory, Hamish and Rachel and the late Russell. Much adored grandson of Nan and Da Dinnington and great grandson of Nana McInnes. Lynton will be sadly missed by all his friends and colleagues. At home with Jesus. A service to farewell Lynton will be held in the Naval Memorial Chapel of St Christopher’s, Queens Parade, Devonport on Monday the 4th of August at 2pm. PHOTO ID IS REQUIRED FOR PERSONS OVER 16 YEARS OF AGE TO ENTER BASE. All communications to Fountains on (09) 2982957 or agray@fountainsfunerals.co.nz

BOYLE, Allan Palmer (Bill), NZ7155 RNZN – On July 27, 2014. at Kensington Court Lifecare, passed away peacefully. Loved husband of the late Shona, Dearly loved father and father in law of Judith and Richard, Mark and Lynley. Loved Da of Litisha, Jessica, Victoria, Katrina, Nicholas and Great Granddad of Graison. The funeral service for Bill will be held at Marsden House Funeral Home, 41 Nile St East, Nelson, on Thursday, July 31, 2014, commencing at 11.00am.

RIDGWAY, Brian George (Ex RNZN G18981 PO Seaman) (Sonar). – Crossed the Bar peacefully at home surrounded with love on 24 July 2014, after a long courageous battle, aged 64 years. Best friend and cherished husband of Gail for more than 26 years. Loved and respected Dad of Jason and Morgan (Auckland), Nikita and Damon, treasured Grandad of Emma (Inglewood). Loved father of Kerry and Pop of Jessica (Christchurch). A farewell for Brian will be held on Tuesday 29th July 2014 in the Forrest Lawn Chapel, 208 Guyton Street, Wanganui at 1.00pm to be followed by cremation at the Aramoho Crematorium. Fair winds and following seas.

HESSELL, Charles Frederick (Charlie): ABS Radar WWII – At home on Sunday, July 20, 2014, in his 91st year. Dearly loved husband of the late Margaret. Much loved father and father-in-law of Yvonne, Denise and Trevor Corlett (Auckland), Billy and Judy, Sharyn and Ruby. Loved granddad of Aaron, Kirsten, Quentin, Andrew; Craig, Angela, Lisa, Vanessa, Julie; Nathan, Rechelle, and Paul. Loved great-granddad Charlie of his 24 great-grandchildren. Loved son of the late Ann and Walter Hessell, and a friend of George. A service for Charlie will be held at the RSA, Wai-iti Road, Timaru, on Thursday, July 24, at 1.30pm, thereafter private cremation. Messages to 20b Hewlings Place, Temuka 7920. Betts Funeral Services.

MINTO, Neville James. RNZN. W3725, WWII. On July 22, 2014 peacefully at home in his 98th year. Loving husband of the late Joy and gentle and loving father and father-in-law of Mary, James and Averill, John and Bronwen, Frances, Andrew and Robin, Angela and Selwyn, Simon and Bryony, Stephen and Anne, Dion and Teresa, Kenneth. Loving friend of Margaret le Freztz. Loved Grandad of Matthew, Brendon, Nicholas, Geraldine, Kathryn, Christopher, Nephi, Thomas, Vonatea, Joseph, Phoebe, Patrick, Oliver, Daniel, Soljah, Kolos, Helena, Ami Mae Joy. Requiescat in Pace Requiem Mass will be celebrated at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Munroe Street, Napier on Saturday, July 26 at 10.00am followed by interment at the Western Hills Cemetery. The Rosary will be recited at Neville’s home on Friday at 7.00pm. Neville will be at his home if you wish to visit. In lieu of flowers a donation in Neville’s memory to Cranford Hospice would be appreciated and can be left at the service or via http://www.cranfordhospice.org.nz Tributes may be left at our website http://www.dunstalls.co.nz. Or posted to the Minto Family, c/- PO Box 1055, Napier 4140. Dunstall’s Funeral Services

LEITH, Ruby Joan. Died July 19, 2014, aged 93. WWII Ldg Wren Wtr 37020 WRNS England and North Africa 1942 – 1946. Loving wife of the late George, mother and mother-in-law of Margaret (deceased) and Robin Greep, Philip and Jenny Leith. Cherished grandmother of Stewart and Olivia, Catherine and Nigel, Ben and Rachael, Anna and Joe, and Sam and loving great-grandmother of Maggie and Harrison. Messages to Philip and Jenny Leith at 365 Harley Road, RD 2, Upper Moutere 7175

FABER, Ronald Fletcher (Cdr OBE VRD JP). At home on 19th July aged 87. Beloved husband to Lindsay and the late Shirley. Loved father to Grant and Lynley. Loved father in law to Raewyn. Loved Grandfather of Danique Ciara, Heath and Nathan. Loved brother of Peter and the late Barry. Much loved by Bill, Vicki, Robin, Curt and Davin. “Now anchored in God’s Harbour” Ron’s funeral service will be held on Friday 25th July at 1.30pm at St Christopher’s Chapel at the Devonport Naval Base followed by a private cremation. Please note that those attending the service must produce photo ID for entry to the naval base. Entry is via the main gate, Queens Parade Devonport. In lieu of flowers and to acknowledge the wonderful care given to Ron please make donations to the Northhaven Hospice , PO Box 7050 Tikipunga ,Whangarei.

BROWN, James Gerald Percy (Gerry) WWII, RNZN, Sub-Lt, 10214. Passed away peacefully on 21st July 2014 at Waikato Hospital after a brief illness; aged 88 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Shirley. Beloved father of Susan (deceased), Rosemary, and Jamie. Adored Pop to Salvatore, Dominic, Matthew, Rosanna, Georgia, and Kallola. Also Blue Pop to Bethany, Jayden, and Mila. Heartfelt gratitude to the doctors and nursing staff of Waikato Hospital, for their compassionate care of Gerry. Rosary will be held at St Peters Catholic Church, Anzac Street Cambridge, on Wednesday 23rd July at 6pm. A Requiem Mass for Gerry will be celebrated in St Peters Catholic Church on Thursday 24th July 2014, at 12:05 pm. Followed by interment at Hautapu RSA Cemetery, Cambridge. In lieu of flowers donations to St Vincent de Paul would be appreciated and may be left at the service.

BOOTH, John Kenneth (RNZN-13979). – Died peacefully at home on Monday 14 July 2014 in his 81st year. Good mate and husband of Judie for 53 years. Treasured father of Kirsty, Alastair, and Gregor. Loved Grumps to Kyle, Mikayla, and Cody. Good friend to Lottie and Jan. The service will be held at Beth Shan Funeral Home, 157 Georges Drive, Napier on Saturday 26 July 2014 at 11am followed by a private cremation. Messages to 18 Cameron Road, Napier, phone 8353552.

ROLLITT, Keith (Salty) Ex RNZN 6385, RNZEng No. 37366 – On July 14, 2014, peacefully at Bainswood On Victoria, Rangiora, loved husband of Kath, loving father and father-in-law of Lesley and Ted Hansen (Timaru), Keith and Sharyn, Sue and John Nelson, loved grandad Carl, and Kirsten and Paul; Tracey, and Craig; Ryan and Helen, and Anna and Brent. Loved Da of his great-grandchildren. In his 91st year.
Rest Peacefully Dad, The long trip is over. Home is the Sailor, Home from the Sea. Messages to 5 Matson Close, Rangiora 7400. In accordance with Keith’s wishes a private cremation has been held. –

PETERS-TUNUA, Albert John Lewin (Alby). Passed away on 10 July 2014 peacefully at Hospice West Auckland. Dearly beloved son of the late Mac and May Bauld. Brother to Alan, Wally, Will and Arthur. A service will be held at the Te Atatu Memorial RSA, 1 Harbour View Road, Te Atatu Peninsula on Wednesday 16 July at 10am, followed by a private cremation. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Te Atatu Memorial RSA would be appreciated and may be left in the foyer.

IVERSEN, John Owen. B.E.M. Service # 12922, WO, CEA, RNZN. Aged 81 years. Passed away peacefully at Hibiscus Hospice on 18th July 2014. Adored Husband of the late Joan. Treasured Father to Michael and Jennette, Greg and Tracy, Karen and Seton and Jo-Anne. Grandad to Shane and Imogen, William and Jen, Emma, Nathan, John, Kaha, James, Caitlin, Kelsey, Alex, Harry, Holly, Poppy and Louie. Great grandad to Kyanah, Lucas and Liam, John will lie at home at 23 Snapper Road, Stillwater before a celebration of his life at the Hibsicus Chapel of Faithfull Funeral Services, 35 Red Beach Road, Hibiscus Coast on Tuesday 22nd July at 1.30pm followed by private cremation. Medals to be worn please. In lieu of flowers a donation to Hibiscus Hospice would be appreciated and may be left at the service. Our thanks to all the caregivers and medical staff who were involved in his care over the last few years. All communications to the Iversen family. P O Box 305, Whangaparaoa 0943

PARNELL, Reginald Kevin (Reg) – On July 5, 2014, aged 61 years. With deep sorrow we share the loss of Reg, the heart and soul of our family. Loved and cherished husband of Alison, and adored and respected father of Sarah, and Sam. Taken suddenly from us doing what he loved, biking the Port Hills. Messages may be addressed to The family of the late Reg Parnell, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Summit Road Society Inc. would be appreciated and may be made at the service. A Celebration of Reg’s life will be held in our Westpark Chapel, 467 Wairakei Road, Burnside, on Monday, July 14, at 2.00pm –

WOODFORD Andre Carl (Kiwi) W21755 ASG RNZN – aged 56 years. Passed away at Cairns Hospital on Friday 4 July 2014. Loving husband of Brigdita. Treasured father to Liam, and stepfather to Leighton, Fyn and Maxine and adored grandfather Zoe and Kobe. Kiwi will be sadly missed by both his New Zealand and Australian families. Forever remembered and always in our hearts. Privately cremated.

DOUGHERTY David William Aged 58 Passed away suddenly in Australia on 4 July 2014. Proud and loving father to his three girls Tania, Melissa and Amy. Treasured and adored Poppa to Holly. Jack. Marshall, Willow and Heath.David’s funeral will take place at Rotorua Crematorium, Sala Street on Sunday 20th july 2014 at 2.00pm

SPROAT, Joyce Antoinette (Nee Morgan), JP Retired – Service No 589 WRNZNS – Died peacefully at Peacehaven Village, Invercargill on July 1, 2014.  Aged 88 years.  Funeral service for Joyce will be held at J Fraser and Sons Chapel, Cnr Doon and Esk Streets, at 1.30pm on Friday, July 4.  Private cremation to follow.  Messages to Sproat Girls, 93 Price Road, RD1, Winton 9781.

CAMPBELL, William Barbour (Bill) RNZN Service No. 10311 Fleet Air Arm WWII (formerly of Raumati Beach and Darfield) – Passed away at home in Auckland on Thursday, July 3, 2014, aged 88 years. Loved husband of Pamlaa. Loved father and father-in-law of Graeme and Marion, Malcolm, Christine and Graham, Denise, and Alison and Nicholas. Loved grandfather of all of his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. A Service for Bill will be held in the Romaleigh Chapel, 31 Ocean View Road, Northcote, Auckland, on Monday, July 14, at 11.00am followed by private cremation.

MATHIE, Richard Gregory. Signalman Passed away peacefully on Sunday 15th June 2014. Beloved father and grandfather. A kind and generous man, who was loved and will be will remembered by those who care for him. Rest in peace Dad. The Natural Funeral Company Ph – 09 361 6080

CARRICK, Walter. On 7th July 2014 in his 95th year, peacefully at Amberlea Rest Home, Algies Bay (late of Browns Bay). Dearly loved husband of Aster. Loved step- father of Edmond and the late Allen. Loved uncle of Ewan and Noeline Matheson and family. In accordance with Wal’s wishes, a private cremation has been held. Rest in peace dear Walter. Many thanks to the staff at Amberlea.

5 Responses to Jack Passings – July 2014

  1. Bill Bartlett says:

    Rick Mathie..One of the best buntings I had on Waikato in ’67. Condolences to the family.
    RIP mate.

  2. Bruce Kenyon says:

    One of the good guys —learnt a lot from him. My condolences to his family

  3. Ben Gilbert says:

    Woody (Andre) fond memories, always looking out for his colleagues when participating in off duty activities, one of the best ASG’s I had at North Head and on Taranaki and Waikato. Condolences to the families. RIP mate.

  4. Tony Marsden says:

    John Iversen. R.I.P
    Good bloke. I was on Lachlan with him 1958/9

  5. Ian Jacques says:

    Concur Bill, was on that trip as an OD, had a lot of respect for Rick, gone far too early.

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