Jack Passings – November 2018

SECKER, Robert Denis (Blue). On 29 November 2018 at Bert Sutcliffe Village, aged 80 years. Dearly loved husband of 51 years of Beryl and much loved Dad of Leonie, Jenny, and Gayle. Special Grandad of 5 and Great Grandfather of 1. A service will be held at the North Shore Memorial Park Crematorium Chapel, 235 Schnapper Rock Road, Albany on Wednesday 5 December at 11.30am. No flowers please by request.

MILNER, Leonard Alfred (Len). Royal NZ Navy XRNZN14234 Passed away peacefully at the Elmswood Lodge on Thursday, 29th November 2018. Cherished husband of Gail. Treasured father and father in law of Sharon and Chris and Greg and Heather. Special grandad to Megan and Aiden, Kristopher, Hannah and Scott. Poppa to 3 great grandchildren. Our deepest gratitude for the carers at Elmswood Lodge. A private service has been held.

PERRY, Clive Lionel Aged 66 years, RNZN E 19485. Passed away on 25th November 2018 at Waikato Hospital, as a result of an accident. Brother and brother-in-law of Mary and Hartley (Rai Valley), George and the late Merilyn (Neudorf), Colin (Hastings), Vera and Graham (Nelson). Uncle to many nephews and nieces, great-nephews and great-nieces. Messages to 14 Commodore Place, Nelson 7010. Private Cremation has been held. No flowers by request.

FORSTER, DEAN JAMES. 14-08-1961 to 25-11-2018 Passed away peacefully at Cantabria Lifecare, Rotorua. Treasured father of Kori. Dearly loved son of Elizabeth Stewart (Christchurch), Brian and Christine Forster (Waihi).Adored brother and brother in law of Robin and Tim Gwatkin (Christchurch), Kerrin Forster (Ashburton) and Stuart Forster (Roxburgh).Loved Stepbrother of Deane and Tina Rogers (Auckland) and Mandy and Steve (Australia) Special Uncle and friend to many. Heartfelt thanks to Yohan Aarts and Christina Miller for their years of care and companionship. Thanks also to the staff at Cantabria Lifecare Rotorua. In lieu of flowers donations to NZ Cancer Society would be appreciated and may be left at the service. A celebration of Dean’s life will be held at Stonehaven Chapel, Central Hawkes Bay Funeral Services, 10 Peel Street, Waipukurau, on Thursday 6th December at 1pm. Thereafter Interment at Waipawa Cemetery

BOWEN, James Arnold (Jim). TJX606558 Royal Navy and Regt No. 12418 RNZN. Peacefully on Thursday, 22 November 2018. Aged 92 years. Beloved husband of Leone for 67 years; Loved and revered Dad of Julie; Wendy; Peter; and Leone. Treasured Grandad of his 7 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. Loved brother of Audrey and the late’s John, Edward, Stan and Ida. Heartfelt thanks to all the staff at the Eltham Care Home for their love, care and support. All messages to the Bowen family can be sent to C/- PO Box 218, Stratford 4352 or heavenaddress.com. A celebration of Jim’s life will be held at the Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Cnr Juliet and Regan Streets, Stratford on Tuesday, 27th November at 1pm. Followed by a private cremation. Brian Darth Funeral Services

BILLINGTON, Bill (Reg. No. 11545 Stoker 1st Class RNZN) Passed away peacefully on November 22, 2018, at Nurse Maude Hospital. Dearly loved husband and soulmate of Betty for 64 happy years of marriage, much loved father and father-in-law of Mark and Debbie, and a much loved grandad of Jenna, and Ryan. Special thanks to Dr Pilbrow, and staff of Ward 26, Christchurch Hospital, and Nurse Maude Hospital, for their wonderful care of Bill. The Service to celebrate Bill’s life will be held in our AvonPark Chapel, corner Kerrs and Pages Roads, Linwood, on Wednesday, November 28, at 2.00pm, private cremation thereafter.

LINTON, Robert Arthur. Born June 5, 1924. Passed away on November 20, 2018. (94) MNZM, Regimental no. NZD2434, died peacefully after a short illness. Beloved husband of Judith and the late Doris. Loving father of Barry (deceased), Brenda (deceased), Diana and Gregory, dad of Ian, and their partners. Loving Grandad and Grandpa to many. He was a Lion of many years, including serving as District Governor. No Funeral. Memorial Gathering to be held at 11am, Wednesday 5th December at the Point Chevalier RSA, Great North Road, Point Chevalier. Donations in lieu of flowers please to the Lloyd Morgan Lions Club Charitable Trust, PO Box 1335, Palmerston North 4440.

CUPPLES, John William. Passed away after a short illness on 11 November 2018. Much loved husband of Coral; Dad to Rebecca, Jessica, Simon, Jonathan and Alison, and Pop to Nikki, Jamie, Carly, Taylor and Zara. A service to celebrate John’s life will be held at Alexandra House Chapel, 570 Alexandra Street, Te Awamutu on Friday 16 November at 1pm. In lieu of flowers, donations to Hospice Waikato are welcomed and can be left at the service. Messages to the Cupples family,c/- PO Box 137, Te Awamutu 3840. Te Awamutu Funeral Services FDANZ.

MORELL, Edward John (“Ted”):(RNZN 9408; Army 9-1586; WW2), passed away peacefully on 5 November 2018, aged 92 years. Treasured husband of Vivian for 50 years. Loved “Pop” of Shane, Sharon, and Dianne. Loved Granddad of all his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. A service for Ted will be held at Seddon Park Funeral Home Chapel, Cnr Seddon Road & Somerset Street, Hamilton, on Friday,
9 November 2018, at 10.30am, followed by private cremation. All communications to the Morell family, C/- PO Box 5523, Frankton, Hamilton 3242.

RUSSELL, Norman David. RNZN 15085. Passed away on the 2nd November 2018 at Radius Matua Tauranga, aged 81. Dearly loved husband of Barbara for 59 years. Loved father of Paul, Wayne and Denise, Brian, Susan and D.J. Loved Poppa of Chris and Brent, Lisa, Jason and Jamie, Lyall, Rhiarna and Morgan, Richard and Mathew. Great-Poppa of Teija and Astrid. Special thanks to all those who helped with Norman’s care over the last few months and years. A celebration of Norman’s life will be held at Elliotts Rosebank Chapel, 25 Ninth Avenue, Tauranga on Tuesday, November 6th at 2pm. In lieu of flowers donations to Tauranga Branch of Alzheimers Society which can be made online at bit.ly/ ndrussell0211 or may be left in the chapel foyer. All communications to the Russell family, c/- 25 Ninth Avenue, Tauranga.