PUDNEY: Hilda (Ruth)

On 18 May 2017 aged 90 years. Loved wife of the late Kevin. Loved mother and mother in law of Bryan and Lynda, Alan and Jacquie. Loved nana of Ollie, Toby, and Jazmin. A loved great grandmother. Special thanks to all the staff of Aspen Resthome. A celebration... Read More


Passed away suddenly but peacefully on the 17th of May 2017 aged 82 years. 41 years to the day her loved husband Trevor died. Dearly loved mum of Carol and Mark, Murray and Julie. Dearly loved nana of Jason and Emily, Natalie and Reu, Aaron, Toby, Harley,... Read More


February 26 1941 - May 16 2017.  Passed away peacefully at Whakatane Hospital surrounded by his family.  Dearly loved husband of Megan, Father and Father-in-law of Pammie Bear (deceased), Wendy & Michael, Toni & Duncan, Nigel & Tania, Karen... Read More

DAVIS, Katharine Gertrude Beaufort

On Tuesday 16th May 2017, peacefully at Golden Pond Private Hospital; aged 100 years; surrounded by her family. Dearly beloved wife of the late Ted.  Precious mother and mother inlaw of Heather, Gae and Bruce Looney, Chris and Mike Robinson, Roger... Read More

CRAIG June Gladstone

Passed away peacefully on Tuesday16 May 2017 at Bethlehem Views Tauranga, aged 92 years two weeks short of her 93rd birthday.  Beloved wife of the late Jock (1988) and much loved mother and mother-in-law of Ian and Christine, Neil and Sheryl, Robert... Read More

GOODWIN (WINTER): Barbara Grace

Peacefully with family on May 15, 2017 aged 75 years. Loved and treasured wife of Peter for seven years, and the late Geoff Winter. Loved mother and mother in law of Tim and Natalie, Helena and nana to Eliza, Josh, and Lucy. A celebration of Barbara's... Read More

BECKER, John Alister

Passed away 14th May 2017, in his 89th year, peacefully after a short battle with cancer. Sadly missed by his step children Bill and Vicki Webb, Jane and David Bragg, and his many step grandchildren, also his sisters Auda and Claire and their family... Read More

BOLSTAD, Marie Therese

Passed away peacefully at home on 10th May 2017.  Aged 91 years.  Dearly loved wife of the late Dig.  Loving and treasured Mum of Mary and Chris Pickett, Michael and Christy, Linda and Mark, the late Eve, and Theo and Lin.  Special... Read More

HOULBROOKE, Colin Geoffrey

On May 14, 2017 at Golden Pond Private Hospital (Whakatane).  Beloved husband for 70 years of Sylvia.  Loved and loving father of Jill, Stella, Tony, and Nick, grandfather of 14, great grandfather of 22 and great great grandfather of 2. ... Read More


On Friday 12 May 2017, very sadly we lost Joan. Joan loved her family, she loved her friends, and she loved life. We will all miss her so much, but we know she is at peace and at rest now. Gary, Ryan and Emma want to let you know that a service celebrating... Read More

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