Current Funerals

GOODLEY, Barbara Shirley (nee Beer)

A private burial has been held.

SIMMONDS, Victor Douglas

We are saddened at the loss of our dear father, grandad and great grandad who passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family, on Thursday, 12th September 2019, age 88 yrs. Loved and cherished husband of Margo (dec) and friend and companion of Phyllis. Loved father and father in-law of Derik and Diane, Michelle and Richard, Garry and Joanne, and Darryn and Lisa. Treasured grandad of James and Lex, Tammy, Ashley and Todd, Joshua, Jason, Karyn, Brent and Jess, Kayley and Hannah and great grandad of Ava, Aston, Isabella and Lachie. In accordance with Vic’s wishes, a private cremation has been held.  All messages to 3 Grant Street, Wairoa.

I am sailing, I am sailing, home again, across the sea, I am sailing, stormy waters, to be near you, to be free.

The family of Victor Douglas Simmonds would like to sincerely thank all of the Doctors, nursing staff, caregivers and all others involved for their wonderful care and support.

An afternoon tea will be held on Saturday 21st September 2019 from 2:30 pm at 86 Lahore Street, Wairoa.


LILLEY, Susan Jane (nee Stubbings)

Passed away peacefully at her home, Wairoa on Saturday 7 September 2019, surrounded by her loving family. Loved and cherished wife of Selwyn. Loved mother of Morgan, Emma, Brigid, and Hannah. Daughter of Gordon (dec) and Patricia (dec) Stubbings. Sister of Bryan and Roger. In accordance with Janes wishes a private cremation has been held.

A memorial service for Jane will be held at The Saloon, Marine Parade, Wairoa on Saturday 14 September 2019 at 11.00am.


TAUMATA, Ivan Peneha (Mando)

Passed away suddenly at his home, Wairoa on Monday 9 September 2019. Loved father and father in-law of Sydrik and Austine, Trinity (Mini) and Dre. Loved papa of Karleigh, Drizae, Trinity, Kenzey, Neelah, Rāpata. Great papa of Kymanai-Rose. Mando will lie at Takitimu marae where his funeral service will be held on Friday 13 September 2019 at 9.00am followed by a private cremation.


HAMLIN, Clarice Joan

Passed away peacefully at Glengarry Lifecare, Wairoa on Wednesday 4 September 2019. Cherished wife of Tom (dec). Loved mother of Dorothy (dec) and Sam (dec), Hugh and Corrine, Roy, Helen, and James. Loved grandmother to all her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

In accordance with Joan’s wishes and private cremation has been held. A memorial celebration of Joan’s life will be held in the Dunstall Memorial Chapel, Edwardes Street, Napier on Saturday, September 14, 2019 at 1pm. For any condolence messages these can be sent to The Family, P O Box 138 Tairua 3544



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