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Death Notices

DUNSMORE, Allan Burt was Promoted to Glory on 20.2.2019 aged 71 after a journey through the many stages of Parkinson’s Disease.
Much loved husband of Marlene. Dedicated Father and Father-in-law of Stefan, Bridget and Wayne, Callum and Faenza.
Brother and Brother-in-law of Ian (dec’d) and Margaret, Jan, Margie.
Cherished Papa of Isaac, Joel, James, Hannah, Jakob, William, Archie, Samson, Isla and Levi.
Dearly loved Brother-in-law of Viv and Denis, Joy and Keith.
A special friend to many.
In lieu of flowers, donations to Parkinson’s New Zealand would be appreciated and may be left at the service.
A special thanks to the staff of Gardenview Care Home and Masonic Rest Home Hospital for their care and compassion.
A service to celebrate Allan’s life will be held at The Salvation Army, Durham Street, Levin on Saturday 23 February at 11am.

ADLAM, Neil Phillip  of Otaki suddenly at Palmerston North Hospital on 19 February 2019.
Dearly loved husband of Lesley.
Much loved father and father in law of Wendy (Wellington), Phillip and Janine (Ballarat, Vic. Australia), Grandad of Georgia.
Uncle to many nieces and nephews.
A service for Neil will be held at Harvey’s Chapel, 14 Rangatira Street, Otaki on Friday 22 February at 11am followed by a private cremation.

EDWARDS, Alan Thomas  of Shannon on 13 February 2019 at Palmerston North Hospital aged 85 years.
Dearly loved husband of the late Jan.
Loved Dad of Philip & Richard.  A  friend to many.
A service for Alan will be held at  Harvey’s Chapel, 19 Ballance Street, Shannon on Monday 18 February at 11am followed by private cremation at Horowhenua Crematorium, Levin.
Messages please to the Edwards family, c/- 284 Oxford Street, Levin.

NICHOLAS, Kay Ellen. Formally LLOYD (nee Plowman).
Of Levin. Suddenly and peacefully on Thursday 7th February 2019 at  Palmerston North Hospital surrounded by family, aged 76.
Partner of Scotty.
Daughter of the late Edna and Albert Plowman.
Sister of Cora and Bob (Upper Hutt) and Bonnie (Lower Hutt).
Mother of Tina  (Masterton) and Barry, Marilyn and Scott ( Sydney, NSW).
Grandmother of Joseph, Richard, Jonathon and Steven.
An Aunty to many nieces and nephews. 
A loved family member of the Nicholas family.
A service for Kay will be held at Harvey’s Chapel, 284 Oxford Street, Levin on Wednesday 13th February 2019 at 11am followed by private interment at the Avenue Cemetery, Levin. In lieu of flowers donations to the Oncology Department, Palmerston North Hospital, would be appreciated and may be left at the chapel.

PRATT, David Donald (Dave)
After a hard ridge climb, passed away February 8th 2019 at Arohanui Hospice.
Dearly loved husband of Helen for 53 years. Loved Dad and Grandad of Shane, Rochelle and kids, Vicki, Lance & kids.
Special thanks to Arohanui Hospice staff for their care of Dave.
A celebration of Dave’s life will be held at Harvey’s Chapel, 19 Ballance Street, Shannon on Tuesday 12 February at 11am, followed by private cremation.

WALKER, Joseph Frederick (Joe) of Te Horo
Peacefully on 6 February 2019 at Te Whanau Rest Home, Levin. Aged 90 years.
Loved sweetheart of Vivienne, and of the late Colleen.
Loved and adored Dad, Dad in law, Grandad and Great Grandad of
Kerry, Annette and Ryan Walker; Deb, Jared & Sara, Ben, Alana, Cade and Roya Murphy;
Shane, Eileen, Joseph, Amy, and Imogen Walker; Trudie, Kerry, Elise, Regan, Isla, Georgia, and Jed;
Bronia Walker, Andeana and Dayton Hakaraia.
A tribute to Joe may be placed on his tribute page at
A celebration of Joe’s life will be held at Te Horo Hall, School Road, Te Horo on Monday 11 February at 2pm followed by private cremation. Donations to The Cancer Society in memory of Joe would be appreciated and maybe left at the service.

30.9.1951 - 3.2.2019.
Peacefully at home with his family at his side. Aged 67 years.
Loving husband of the late Wiripine Stewart.
Cherished partner of Avice Udy (Dec).
Sibling of Ian (Dec), May ( Perth, W.A) and Jim (Scalloway, Shetland Islands, UK).
A beloved Father, Grandfather and Great-Grandfather.
A Funeral service for Robert will be held at the Central Levin Bowling Club, 38 Bristol Street, Levin on Tuesday 5th February 2019 at 11.00am, followed by a burial at Te Rau o te Aroha Urupa.

Carrington, John Dane
27 September 1927 - 23 January 2019
Peacefully at Star 4 Ward Levin aged 91
Friend of Eve, remembered fondly by relatives, friends and acquaintances in many places including New Zealand, Denmark, Australia, America and England The family thank the staff at Palmerston North hospital and the Star 4 ward Levin for their wonderful care and kindness.
A private family memorial service has been held.

KAY, Patrick James (Paddy)
On 24 January 2019 peacefully at Palmerston North Hospital, aged 81 years.
Loved son of the late Tom and Daisy Kay.
Dearly loved husband of Sylvia.
Loved father of Michael and his partner Soraya.
Loved brother of Bob, Margaret Bertrand, Joe, Allie Maetzig, Joan Falk, Peggy Forsyth, Tom (all deceased) and Norma Simpson.
A much loved uncle to all his nieces and nephews.
In accordance with Paddy’s wishes a private cremation has been held.

WILSON, Fenton Francis of Levin (formerly of Wellington). Peacefully on 22 January 2019 at Summerset By the Ranges, Levin, aged 97 years.
Much loved husband of the late Mollie. Loved Dad of Larry and Felicity, Glen and Katie, and friend of Linda. Much loved Grandad of Jonathan and Adrienne and Suzannah and Wes.
Proud Great Grandfather of Lexi and Luther.
Many thanks to the Staff at Summerset for their care and support given.
A service for Fenton will be held at Harvey’s Chapel, 284 Oxford Street, Levin on Friday 25 January at 11am followed by private cremation.

MCGHIE, Delia Nancy  nee Hobson
Peacefully at home on 19 January 2019 surrounded by her family.
Loved wife of Wayne.  Dearly loved mum of Michael & Tania,  Paul & Vicki.  Cherished Nan of all her mokopuna.
Will be sadly missed by all.
Delia will lie at 26 Strathmore Avenue, Levin  until her service at Harvey’s Chapel, 284 Oxford Street on Tuesday 22 January at 2pm followed by cremation.

KEREAMA, Alfred Tewhakaotinga Wairere 19/2/1950 - 18/01/2019
Passed away after fighting a valiant battle with illness.
Beloved husband of Jan Kereama. (Previously Marilyn Kereama.)
Loved father of Sheena, Chad, Keesha, Jamin, Haley, Francis, Morgan and Caylin.
Adored Koro to his many mokopuna.
You will be sorely missed and remembered with every beautiful note we hear.’
Alfred will lay at Taumata o te ra marae, Halcombe.
His service will be held at the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints, 30 /34 West Street, Feilding on Monday 21 January

FISCHER Jocelyn Marjory (nee Simmons) in her 88th year 
Peacefully passed away on 17 January 2019.
Beloved wife of Max.
Loving mother of Susan (deceased), Linda, Michael, Gregory (deceased), Katherine, and Sally.
Supergran to 17 Grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Mother in-law to Jeff, Lindsay (deceased), and Sandy.
Sister to Diane and Carol, and sister in-law to Rob (deceased), and Charles.
Aunt to two nieces and one nephew.
‘Be at Peace’.
Special thanks to the staff of Star 4, Horowhenua Health Centre. Thank you for taking extra care of our mother.
Join us in our farewell to Jo at Harvey’s Chapel, 284 Oxford Street, Levin on Tuesday 22 January 2019 at 10.30am.


CAMPBELL, Elizabeth (Betty) of Levin (formerly Hawera) peacefully at Star 4, Horowhenua Health Centre, Levin on January 4th 2019 aged 90 years.
Loved wife of the late Curly.
Loved mother and mother in law of Karen and Eric.
Loved Mama of Danielle and Grandmama of Kennedy.
Loved sister of Peggy Brown and the late June Blackhall.
Special thanks to the staff at Star 4 for their wonderful care of Betty.
In accordance with Betty’s wishes a private service has been held.

BEVAN, Piki Rangi of Manakau
Peacefully at Palmerston North Hospital, surrounded by her family on 8 Januray 2019.
Much loved partner of the late Norman Robert Bevan. Loved mother of Shane and Linda, Sharon and Rollings, Karen and Steve, Kiri and Tony. Much loved Nan and great Nan to all her mokos. A celebration of Piki’s life will be held at Harvey’s Chapel, 284 Oxford Street, Levin on Thursday 10 January at 11am followed by private cremation.

INGLIS, Daniel Russell (Dan) of Levin; peacefully at Star 4, Horowhenua Health Centre on Sunday 6 January 2019, aged 89 years.
Dearly loved husband of Brena.
Loved father of Don; and Neil.
A Memorial Service for Dan will be held at Harvey’s Chapel, 284 Oxford Street, Levin on Saturday 12 January at 11am.
Messages please to Inglis family, c/- 284 Oxford Street, Levin.

STURT, Dawn Margaret Ada of Levin. Peacefully on 3 January 2019 aged 87 years.
Dearly loved wife of the late Sam.
Loved mother of Ken and Sue, Max and Vicki, Desiree, and Phillip and Helen.
Sadly missed Nana of 9 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.
In accordance with Dawn’s wishes a private service has been held.

Wynn, Evelyn Joyce

(89) peacefully passed away on Thursday 3 January 2019 at the War Vets home in Levin. Widow of Ken. Much loved Mum of Roger(dec),Neville, Karen and Jenny and Nana to her 4 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. The family have appreciated the care given by the Levin Home for War Veterans . In accordance with her wishes Evelyn has been cremated privately.

KINGSTON, Margaret Grace of Levin. Peacefully at Summerset By The Ranges, Levin on Tuesday 1st January 2019, aged 84 years.
Loved wife of Allan for 64 years.
Loving mother and mother in law of Ruth and Mark, Paul and Kathy.
Proud grandmother of Simon and Sofianna, Sam and Bronwen, Sophie and Shaun.
Loving Great-Gran of Tyler, Yolanda and Marley.
Many thanks to the staff at Summerset Memory Care Centre for their dedicated care of Margaret in the past two years.
In accordance with Margaret’s wishes a private family service has been held.
Messages please to Kingston family, c/- 284 Oxford Street, Levin 5510.


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