Jack Passings – June 2014

KNIGHT, Derrick Alfred RNZNVR(A) Fleet Air Arm WW11. On Sunday 22nd June 2014 we lost our dearly loved Patriarch, aged 94. Treasured husband and friend of Agnes Josephine (Jo) for over 70 years. Loved and respected father of Antony and Pam (Brisbane), Margaret (Auckland), Martyn and Robyn (Mangawhai), Rose and Ernie (Kawerau). Grandfather of 13, Great Grandfather of 23 and Great Great Grandfather of 2. Derrick had a short but painful illness but was carefully nursed and cared for by the wonderful staff of Whakatane Hospital to whom we will be eternally grateful. A celebration of Derricks life will be held in the chapel of Willetts Funeral Services, 21 King Street, Whakatane on Friday 27th June at 11am followed by a private cremation. Donations in lieu of flowers to Kawerau SPCA, PO Box 111 Kawerau or can be left at the service. Messages please to the Knight family c/- PO Box 2070 Whakatane.

BROMLEY, Ian Thomas Gordon (Ian) U19361 RNZN LME Passed away suddenly at Auckland Hospital on 22nd June 2014; aged 63 years. Dearly loved husband of Deirdre. Much loved father and father in law of Tracy and Anthony, and Kane and Annalese. Adored grandad of Jade, Tayla-Shae, Elijah, Tyler, Devan and a proud great grandfather to Makayla-Jade. Close friend of Suzanne – his first wife and mother of Tracy and Kane. Loved brother of Nola, the late Clarrie and the late Doreen. A Celebration of Ian’s life will be held at the Silverdale and Districts RSA, 43a Vipond Road, Stanmore Bay at 10.00am on Friday 27th June 2014, prior to cremation at North Shore Memorial Park. You are invited to pay your final respects between 3pm and 6pm on Thursday 26th June 2014 at Forrest Funeral Services, 39 Riverside Road, Orewa.

WRIGHT Jack Charles NZ9601 RNZN WWII, On 20th June, Peacefully at Khandahar, Masterton in his 92nd year, Loved husband of Barbara and the Late Rona. A service for Jack will be held at Rosewood, 415 Queen Street, Masterton on Monday 23rd June at 1.00pm followed by private burial.

LARKINS, Aline Helen. Died suddenly 19th June. Her ready laugh and flamboyant colours will be sadly missed by her daughters Linda and Tanya, their husbands Keith and Phil and grandchildren Reid, Xanthe, Alexandra, Aedan and Roisin. Her death has left a hole in the lives of her sisters Tricia and Raewyn. Please join with her many friends for a happy colourful celebration of her life on Wednesday 25th June at 2pm to be held at Wakatere Boating Club, Narrowneck Beach, Devonport. All communications to Patricia Nuttall on patandbarrie@xtra.co.nz

BROWN Gary ABS OTAGO, IRIRANGI, Malaya/Borneo. Peacefully at Whanganui Hospital surrounded by family and friends on 29th May 2014. Loved son of the late Clifford and Florence Brown. Dearly loved husband of Lelaine. Much loved Pop and Pappy of Andy and Robyn, Bernard and Ngaire and (the late Karen) A service for Gary will be held in the Cleveland Chapel 179 Ingestre Street on Tuesday 3 June, 2014 at 2.30pm followed by internment at Aramoho Lawn Cemetery.

CUTLER, Anne Annesley (nee Hodges) (2nd Officer, WRNS 1941-46) 27.7.1923 – 11.6.14 Peacefully at Silverdale Hospital, Christchurch. Beloved wife of the late Edmund, much loved mother of Andrew and mother-in law of Genevieve, loved daughter of the late James and the late Mildred Hodges, much loved cousin of Michael and Gillian Barnes (Barnstaple, UK), dear friend of Pam Thompson, and Auntie Anne to Barbara, Steve, Trish, Margaret, Alan, John and all their families. A good and brave life, very well lived. Thank you to the kind staff of Merivale and Silverdale who cared for Anne. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Anne Cutler, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. The Funeral Service for Anne will be held in our Westpark Chapel, 467 Wairakei Road, Burnside, on Tuesday, June 17, at 2.00pm. Private cremation thereafter.

TAPUKE Ronald – Telegraphist.  Ron will be lying at Muru Raupatu Marae, Te Arei Road ,Bell Block..  His Tangi, Thursday 19th June,at 11am followed by his burial at Kaipakopako Urupa. Communications can be sent to 32 Rahiri Street, Waitara, 4320.

FAIRE, Bryan Charles. Ex Royal NZ Navy No: 15047; Aged 76 years. Passed away 11 June, 2014. Bryan was a much loved brother, brother-in-law and uncle who will be greatly missed. A Service to celebrate Bryan’s life will be held in the Fountains Memorial Chapel, Cnr Elliot and Wood Streets, Papakura on Wednesday 18 June at 1pm. All communications to Graeme ph 09-236-0292.

O’SULLIVAN, Patrick (ex-RNZN). – A fond farewell to our Big Brother Patty, who passed away at Wanganui, on the 27th May 2014. With love Biddy (Gold Coast), Dennis (Melbourne), and June (Perth). –

PULLAN Leonard Patrick C/5406 AB GUNNER RNZN 1939-45 Peacefully on June 7, 2014 at Hutt Hospital; aged 92 years. Dearly loved and cherished husband of Mary. Treasured father and father in law of Margaret and Rob, Jim and Tina, Maureen and Bill (dec), Peter, Mary and Allen, Bill, Pauline and John, Barry and Christine (UK), Colleen, Bernadette and Murray. A Requiem Mass to celebrate Leonards life will be held in St Bernadette’s Catholic Church, 194 Naenae Road, Naenae on Friday, June 13, 2014 at 11.00am followed by internment at Taita Lawn Cemetery. All messages to ‘The Pullan Family’ c/- PO Box 30127 Lower Hutt.

WALKER, James Anthony (Jim) Service No:NZ14224., R.N.Z.N On Tuesday 3rd June 2014 (peacefully after a long illness) at Te Mana Hospital, aged 79years. Dearly loved husband of Wendy and father of Jamie and Raewyn; Mark; Ian (deceased); Dave and Jeanette. Grandad and great Grandad to all of his grandchildren. A service will be held at Maria Assumpta Catholic Church, 198 Beach Haven Road, Beach Haven on Monday 9th June at 11a.m., then leaving for the North Shore Memorial Park RSA Cemetery 235 Schnapper Rock Road Albany. Communications to: The Walker Family C/- P.O.Box 36-273 Northcote 0748.

GOLDIE, Hugh Hector (Noddy) RNZN 15260. On 2nd June, aged 77. Passed away peacefully surrounded by his children. Loved son of the late Elizabeth and George. Loved Dad and father-in-law to Sandy and John, Dallas, Allan and Donna, Margaret and Dave, Glenn, and Cherie. Grandad to Mark, Alex, Christina, Reid, Jessica, Shaun and Abby. Dad, you fought to the end, now rest easy. A service to farewell Hec will be held at the Henderson RSA, Railside Road, Henderson on Friday 6th June at 10am. All communications to the family c/o Wm Morrison Funeral Directors, 220 Universal Drive, Henderson 0610.

TAYLOR, John Cecil – Reg. No.689160, AEM1, RNZNVR. – On May 28 suddenly while watching rugby in Wellington; aged 83 years. Dearly loved father and father-in-law of Dean & Sandra, Dianne & Wayne and Craig. Grandad of Cameron and Brogan. Special Thanks to the staff of Malvina Major Rest Home for their care of John. A service for John will be held in Cornwall Manor, Cnr Knights Rd & Cornwall Street, Lower Hutt on Tuesday June 3, 2014 at 10:30am followed by private interment. All messages to “the Taylor family” c/o PO Box 30 127, Lower Hutt 5040. Gee & Hickton tel (04) 566-3103 http://www.geeandhickton.co.nz

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