Jack Passings – May 2018

BOYD, Ainslie Altona (Pipi): Reg. NZ7544 RNZ Navy, WWII, K Force, Vietnam. Passed away peacefully at Ashwood Park Retirement Village, on Tuesday, May 15, 2018. Aged 90 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Jocelyn, loved father of Tui, Terance, John, Scott and Glenn, and their families. A loved grandfather and great-grandfather. A funeral service for Pipi will be held at the Clubs of Marlborough, Alfred Street, at 1.00pm on Thursday, May 24, followed by private cremation at the Sowman Crematorium. MARLBOROUGH Returned servicemen are requested to attend the funeral service

WITIKA Maia (Trakka) ex RNZN CPOMT(P) Joined Sep 69. Born 24 Sep 1951 – 15 May 2018 Trakka will be laying in state at his home 10 Jade Street, Runcorn from tonight until his last journey on friday to the Great Southern Memorial Park Cemetery and Cremetorium, 1774 – 1794 Mt Cotton Rd, Carbrook, Qld 4130 for a service to be held at 1pm Liz and her whanau extend an invitation your more than welcome to join us at the Sunnybank Community Club for tales and ales on Friday

NORTON-TAYLOR, Mary Jane: Service No K28851 RNZN. Died peacefully at Whanganui Hospice on Wednesday, May 16, 2018. Loved chosen daughter of the late Anne and Richard. Dearly loved sister and sister-in-law of Elizabeth and Phillip Cattle PN and Anthony (deceased). Treasured Aunty Jane of Joseph, Emma, Leah, Daniel, Benjamin, Thomas, Jacob, Sophie and their families. A special friend to many. Requiem Mass will be celebrated at St Anthony’s Church, 88 Alma Road, Whanganui, on Friday, May 18, 2018, at 9.30am, and thence to the Kelvin Grove Lawn Cemetery, James Line, Palmerston North, for interment at 2.00pm. The rosary will be recited for Jane at 7.00pm on Thursday, May 17, 2018. All correspondence to the “Cattle Family” c/- 2 Elmira Avenue, Palmerston North.

HUNTER Peter Colin RNZN Telegraphist NZ12532 crossed the bar 11 May 2018 aged 86 Ashburton.  Peter served in Bellona, Lachlan, Iririangi. Kaniere and Philomel.

McCALL, William James (Bill): RNZN A/L/Seaman NZ7865 Passed peacefully on Monday 7 May 2018, at Clare House, Invercargill, aged 94. Now at rest with his beloved wife Dorothy. Greatly loved father and father-in-law of Jan and Murray, Laichan and John, and Robyn and Roberto. Loved and respected Pop to his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. A service will be held at St Stephens Presbyterian Church, Waikiwi, on Saturday 12 May, at 10.00am. Messages to 38 Kirkoswald Street, Wallacetown 9816, or email to smithfamly@hotmail.com Special thanks to the staff at Clare House for their committed care. Respectfully cared for by J Fraser & Sons Ltd F.D.A.N.Z.

MITCHELL, Maurice David. RNZN 15038 Passed away Friday 4 May 2018 with his loving children by his side, now at peace. Much loved Dad to Maree, Andrea, Bryce, Charlie, Diana and Eddie. Sadly missed and much loved Dad, Poppa, family man and mate. A service for Maurice will be held at the Remuera Club 27-33 Ohinerau Street, Remuera on Wednesday 9 May at 11am, followed by private cremation. In lieu of flowers donations to Mercy Hospice Auckland, PO Box 47 693, Ponsonby, Auckland 1144 would be greatly appreciated. The family would like to thank the staff at Mercy Hospice for the wonderful care provided to Maurice. All communication C/- P.O.Box 24664 Royal Oak, Auckland 1023.

SMITH, Emil Wallace RNZN10828, WWII. Passed peacefully at Ohinemuri Home on 7th May 2018; aged 92 years. Much loved husband of Alma. Adored father of Lynne, Glen, Kathryn (deceased) and Brian. Cherished grandfather of 4 and great-grandfather of 1. A Service for Emil will be held at Paeroa RSA, 67 Belmont Road, Paeroa, on Thursday, 10th May 2018 at 11.00am.