Current Funerals

HOUKAMAU, Elizabeth Irene (Bubby) nee Maynard

12.05.1937 – 19.07.2019

Passed away peacefully at her home, Wairoa on Friday 19 July 2019 surrounded by her loving whanau. Loving wife of Reverend Huna Houkamau (Mac) (dec). Dearly loved mother of Mo, TeReo and Herbert Gerrard, Bill and Kerrie, Donald and Tracey, Cheryl, and Gene Farr (dec). Treasured nan and nannan of her mokopuna and mokopuna tuarua. Loving eldest daughter of Reremoana (dec) and Hiwirori (dec) Maynard. Bubby will lie at Taihoa Marae at 2.00pm Saturday 20 July 2019 for two hours, at 4.00pm Bubby will be leaving for Whakato marae, Manutuke where her funeral service will be held on Monday 22 July 2019 at 11.00am followed by interment in Hurimoana urupa.

TAYLOR, Beresford Bryan

Passed away peacefully at Wairoa Hospital on Thursday 18 July 2019 surrounded by his loving family. Loved husband of Alison. Loved father and father in-law of Karen and John, Tony (Toby) and Jayne, Gill and Guy, Jo and Jack. Loved poppa of Amanda, Simon, Kurt, Sean, Hugh, Will, Georgia, Samantha, Ruby and Stanley. Loved great poppa of Lucas, Kayden, Ava-Jean, Kate, Emma and Jacob. Bryan will lie at at the family farms Mangapoike, Wairoa. A funeral service for Bryan will be held at Christ Church, Frasertown on Monday 22 July 2019 at 11.00am followed by a private cremation. In leau of flowers a donation to the Hawkes Bay Rescue Helicopter would be appreciated. All messages to Boscombe Cottage, Mangapoike Road RD6.

DWYER, Paul Stephen

Passed away peacefully at home, Wairoa on Monday 15 July 2019 aged 89. Loving husband of Ahenata (dec). Son of Reginald (dec) and Ivy (dec). Only brother of Michael. Much loved poppy to his 11 children. Loved papa to his 12 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. Paul will lie at 50 Apatu Street where his funeral service will be held on Saturday 20 July 2019 at 11am followed by interment in the Wairoa cemetery.  All messages and flowers to 50 Apatu Street, Wairoa 4108.

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