HISLOP, John Robert. S/No. 103283 L/Cpl NZ Black Watch Regt 1941-43. S/No. 8382 RNZN 1943-46 Passed away peacefully on November 25, 2016, at Radius Hampton Court. Much loved and precious husband of Edna. Adored father of Sandra (and Wayne) Bowman, and Andrea Hislop. Cherished Pop to his grandchildren, Miranda Garozzo, Felicite King, Todd Bowman, and Claire Bowman, and great grandchildren Emma, Ryan and Hannah. A special place in our hearts always. So Treasured. A service to celebrate John’s life will be held at St. Columba’s Presbyterian Church, 176 Gloucester St, Taradale, on Wednesday, November 30, at 1.30pm, followed by interment at Taradale Cemetery. A tribute to John or messages to his family can be left at http://www.dunstalls.co.nz or C/- PO Box 1055, Napier, 4140. Published in Hawkes Bay Today on Nov. 28, 2016
HODGE, George Fergus RNZ Navy, Stoker, NZ9220, WWII. On Friday, November 18, 2016, peacefully at Wairau Hospital. Aged 92 years. Loved husband of Mary. Dad to the late William and Lynley, and Christine, and grandfather to the five grandchildren. Eldest son of the late Jack and Ruth Hodge. Brother and brother-in-law of Joyce and the late Len, the late Doreen and the late Mick, the late Harold and the late Irene. Uncle to his nieces and nephews. A graveside service for George will be held at the Fairhall Cemetery, RSA Section, New Renwick Road, at 11.00am on Wednesday, November 23. Geoffrey T Sowman F.D.A.N.Z. Tel 03 578 4719
FRANKLYN, Ian Ashley. (Service No. 16204, RNZN, Snr Constable, NZ Police 3566). Peacefully at his home in Coromandel, on 18th November, 2016; in his 78th year. Much loved husband of the late Judie, dearly loved Dad of Ash, and Angela (London). Cherished Granddad of Ian Jr and father-in-law of Izabela. Ian has been privately cremated. A Memorial Service for Ian will be held at the Coromandel Citizens Hall, Kapanga Road, Coromandel, on Thursday 24th November, at 1pm. Messages to: 2238, Rings Road, Coromandel 3509.
SWENEY, Herbert John. Chief Petty Officer NZ7650 NZ Navy WWII. Passed away peacefully on 12 November 2016. Dearly loved husband of the late June. Respected and treasured Father and Father-In-Law of Adrianne and Roy, Katherine and Trevor, Andrew and Debbie. Adored Grandpa to Ian, Philip and Ashleigh, Stephanie, Geoffrey, Scott, Nicole and Ben. All our thanks to the staff at Bethesda for the loving care given to our Dad. A celebration of Herb’s life will be held in the Bethesda Chapel, 53 Inverell Avenue, Wiri on Wednesday 16 November at 10.30am. In lieu of flowers memorial donations to Auckland City Mission, PO Box 5352, Wellesley Street, Auckland 1141, would be appreciated or may be left at the service.
OLIVER, James (Jim) RNZN WW11 440891. At Paraparaumu (formerly of Karori, Wellington). On Wednesday 9 November 2016. Aged 94 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Rene. Loved father of Bryan & Mary, Kevin & Lee, Pauline & Jeff, and Helen & Tamara. Special Granddad Jim to grandchildren Dave, Mike, Tim, Paul, Lindsay, and Sarah and their partners. Great Granddad to his 8 great-grandchildren. Loved by Lance, Darryn, Callum, and Gabriel. Special thanks to the loving staff at Kenakena Rest Home, Paraparaumu. A service for Jim will be held at the Funeral Home Chapel, 9-11 Hinemoa Street, Paraparaumu on Tuesday 15 November 2016, at 11.00am, to be followed by burial at Makara Cemetery, Wellington. Messages to “The Oliver Family” C/- P.O. Box 119, Paraparaumu 5254. Kapiti Coast Funeral Home FDANZ – NZIFH 04 298-5168
ANDERTON, Malcolm Edward (Andy). RNZN 15371 WMEA A peaceful end to a hard fought battle, 5 November at North Shore Hospital. Loved husband of Aileen, married 57 years, father to Grant and Mark and father in law to Darlene, grandad of Kyle and Ryan. A private family cremation has been held, with a memorial service to be advised.