Obituary 2018-04-19T01:43:43+00:00

Westland Funeral Services Obituaries

KEENE, Jonathon Shaun Robert (Jonny)

October 16th, 2018|0 Comments

Passed away unexpectedly far too soon on 15th October 2018, aged 17. Dearly loved son of Jason & Michelle, loved best mate and brother of Ben, Sarah, Allysa, and Jaxson, dearly loved soulmate of Amber [...]

COX, Paul Ralph

October 16th, 2018|0 Comments

Passed away peacefully at his home on Saturday 13 October 2018. Loved partner and best friend of Rien, and Dougal the dog, loved son of Clara and the late Bill Cox, dearly loved by Marilyn [...]

WRIGHT ~ Elma Beatrice (Formerly of Runanga)

October 12th, 2018|0 Comments

Passed away peacefully at Dixon House Greymouth on 10th October 2018, aged 88. Dearly loved wife of the late Jimmy, much loved mum and mother in-law of Kev & Helena, Sue & Russell Beer, Lynne [...]

SHAW Walter

October 7th, 2018|0 Comments

Passed away peacefully at Greymouth on the 5th October 2018, aged 82. Loved son of the late Jack and Lily, dearly loved brother and brother in-law of Bill and the late Yvonne, Albert (Tiger) and [...]

MCDONALD Jason Anthony (Jase)

October 7th, 2018|0 Comments

Passed away peacefully as a result of a tragic accident, surrounded by his loving family in Greymouth on 2nd October 2018, aged 22. Dearly loved and treasured son of Tony, Lesley & Kenny, dearly loved [...]

BOOTE Valerie Zena (Val)

October 7th, 2018|0 Comments

Passed away suddenly on 30th September 2018 in Greymouth, aged 74. Dearly loved and cherished wife of Bob, dearly loved daughter of the late Zena & Jack Lyall, dearly loved daughter in-law of the late [...]

GRAY, Morris Thomas

September 30th, 2018|0 Comments

Passed away unexpectedly at his home on 25th September 2018, aged 76. Dearly loved husband of the late Verna, much loved father and father in-law of Bronwyn & Chook, Lauren & Solly, and Larissa, loved [...]

BRENNAN, Edward Patrick (Ted)

September 30th, 2018|0 Comments

Passed away peacefully on 12th September 2018 at Grey Base Hospital Greymouth with his loving family around him. Dearly loved husband of the late Ola (Bub), much loved father and father in-law of of Avril [...]

NEWFIELD, Valerie May (Val) nee Gordon

September 30th, 2018|0 Comments

 Passed away peacefully at her home in Greymouth on 10th September 2018, aged 84. Dearly loved wife and best friend of the late Alby, cherished mother and mother in-law of Dorothy & Kevin McGeady, and [...]

BECK, Arnold Winston (Win)

September 30th, 2018|0 Comments

Passed away unexpectedly on 10th September 2018, in his 78th year. Dearly loved husband of Pat for 54 years, much loved father and father-in-law of Tavanna & Toon, Lee & Becky, and the late Christopher, [...]

McIntosh, Ranald

September 13th, 2018|0 Comments

BRENNAN, Edward Patrick (Ted)

September 13th, 2018|0 Comments

Passed away peacefully on 12th September 2018 at Grey Base Hospital Greymouth with his loving family around him. Dearly loved husband of the late Ola (Bub), much loved father and father in-law of of Avril [...]

NEWFIELD, Valerie May (Val) nee Gordon

September 12th, 2018|0 Comments

Passed away peacefully at her home in Greymouth on 10th September 2018, aged 84. Dearly loved wife and best friend of the late Alby, cherished mother and mother in-law of Dorothy & Kevin McGeady, and [...]

BECK, Arnold Winston (Win)

September 12th, 2018|0 Comments

Passed away unexpectedly on 10th September 2018, in his 78th year. Dearly loved husband of Pat for 54 years, much loved father and father-in-law of Tavanna & Toon, Lee & Becky, and the late Christopher, [...]

FRIZZELL (nee Honey) Gladys Ellen

September 8th, 2018|0 Comments

Passed away peacefully on her 83rd birthday at her home Granger House on September 8, 2018. Deeply loved wife of the late David, loved and cherished mum and mother-in-law of Kay & Brian Clark (Christchurch), [...]

HALL Dalyce Ann

August 28th, 2018|0 Comments

Passed away peacefully at the Kahurangi Dementia Unit, Greymouth on August 26, 2018, aged 83. Loved daughter of the late Molly & Alex, sister and sister-in-law of Laurie & Helen, an aunty, cousin and special [...]

KENNEDY William John (Bill)

August 26th, 2018|0 Comments

Passed away peacefully at Grey Base Hospital with his loving family by his side, on August 25, 2018, aged 85. Deeply loved husband and soulmate for nearly 60 years of Cynthia, much loved and respected dad [...]

KING, Rhonda Emily –

August 23rd, 2018|1 Comment

Passed away peacefully at Grey Base Hospital on 23 August 2018 in the company of her family, aged 72. Dearly loved wife of the late Henry, dearly loved mother, nana, great-gran, aunty, cousin, and friend [...]

MANSFORD – Donna-Marie

August 21st, 2018|1 Comment

Passed away peacefully after a long battle with cancer on Tuesday 21 August 2018, aged 53. Dearly loved wife and best friend of Alan, dearly loved daughter and daughter in-law of Jenny & Len, and [...]

PFAHLERT – Brian

August 19th, 2018|0 Comments

Passed peacefully on Friday 17 August 2018. Dearly loved husband of the late Joan, loved father (Jack) of Rodger and Lexy, loved brother of Denis, the late Jim and Jean, Thomas, Joan Pugh and Norma [...]

SMITH – Sheelagh Maree (Sprog)

August 19th, 2018|0 Comments

Passed away peacefully at Grey Base Hospital, Greymouth surrounded by her loving family and friends on Friday 17th August 2018, aged 52. Dearly loved mum of Bretton, Janaya, and Caleb, dearly loved granny of Indi, [...]

WEIR Terrance Douglas (Terry)

August 14th, 2018|0 Comments

Passed away unexpectedly at Grey Base Hospital on August 11, 2018, aged 60. Dearly loved husband of Karen, loving dad and father-in-law of Fiona & Malcolm Cropp, Angie & Stephen Stuart, and Estelle & Michael, [...]

SCOTT: Frances (Fran) nee Huffam

August 12th, 2018|0 Comments

Passed away unexpectedly at Christchurch Public Hospital with her loving family by her side on August 10, 2018 in her 80th year. Dearly loved wife of Ron, cherished mum and mother-in-law of Fiona, Kelvin & [...]

HARDIE Rachel – (nee MacGillivray)

August 6th, 2018|0 Comments

Passed away on 6th August 2018 at her home. Loved and dedicated wife of Noel, loved,devoted and extra special mother of Thomas, beloved youngest daughter of Betty, loved sister of Sheena, Faimie, and Isla, loved [...]

WILLIAMS Norrie Margaret (nee McVicar)

August 5th, 2018|0 Comments

Passed away peacefully at Nazareth House, Christchurch on August 5, 2018, aged 94. Loved wife of the late Norm, devoted mum and mother-in-law of John & Erin, Keith & Maria, Chris & Janeen, and the [...]

WALSH Grace Dawn (nee Packham)

August 3rd, 2018|0 Comments

Previously of Christchurch and Oxford. Passed away peacefully at Grey Base Hospital, with family by her side on August 3, 2018. Cherished wife of the late John, dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Graham & [...]

ALUPIS Cyrus Alexis

July 31st, 2018|0 Comments

Tragically taken in Greymouth on July 30, 2018, aged 41. Beloved son of Dimitri, and Yvonne Dawn (deceased), loved stepson of Elli, loved father of Paigee, Jett, Shiann, Athena, Axel, Leah, Artemisia, and the late [...]

STUART Phyllis Nora (Phyl)

July 29th, 2018|0 Comments

Passed away peacefully at her home in Kumara on July 29, 2018 in her 91st year. Dearly loved wife of the late Allan, cherished mum and mother-in-law of Pauline and David (deceased), Murray & Karen, [...]

MASALU Falongosani (Fa)

July 18th, 2018|0 Comments

Passed away unexpectedly at Grey Base Hospital on July 17, 2018, aged 53. Deeply loved husband of Marie, cherished father of Joseph, Malia, Fa Junior, and Michael, loved step-father of Te Awhina & Lance, Rollie, [...]

YARDLEY – Richard John

July 16th, 2018|0 Comments

 Passed away peacefully in Greymouth after a courageous battle, with family by his side, aged 56. Cherished son of Betty and the late Kol Leis, a dearly loved brother and brother-in-law, uncle, cousin and a [...]

MILNE, Thomas Scott (Tom, Chappy)

July 15th, 2018|0 Comments

Rego 788425 Driver RNZA 1967-71 Passed away peacefully at his home in Kumara surrounded by his family on 13th July 2018, aged 72. Beloved husband and soulmate for 50 years of Ada, dearly loved dad [...]

SHARLAND Garry David (Gaga, Gaz)

July 15th, 2018|3 Comments

Passed away suddenly and unexpectedly at his home in Ngahere on Friday 13th July 2018, in his 60th year. Dearly loved and respected father and father in-law of David & Leigh, and Courtney, dearly loved [...]

Sandall – Susan Kate

July 3rd, 2018|0 Comments

HARVEY – Maurice Brian

July 3rd, 2018|0 Comments

Passed away peacefully in Greymouth on Saturday 30th June 2018, aged 58. Son of Natalie, and the late Brian, loved brother and brother in-law of Louise, and Daniel & Rachna (Swetie), and a loved family [...]

THOMAS – Allan Felix

July 3rd, 2018|0 Comments

Passed away peacefully on Saturday 30th June 2018, aged 74. Dearly loved husband of Shona, loved father and father in-law of Brian & Katrina, Helen & Graeme O’Dea, and Craig & Jemma, dearly loved grandad [...]

WYLDE – Polly

June 19th, 2018|0 Comments

Passed away suddenly at her home in Greymouth on 18 June 2018, in her 90th year. Dearly loved wife of the late Roy, dearly loved mother and mother in-law of Gordon & Janine, Graeme & [...]

WARD – Ian Bryan ( Wardy)

June 19th, 2018|0 Comments

(Formerly of Motueka) Passed away peacefully after a courageous fight in Greymouth on 19th June 2018, aged 56. Loved and cherished father and father in-law of Ianthe, and Deanna & James (all of Motueka), loved [...]

BROWN – Peter Adrian

June 14th, 2018|0 Comments

 Passed away peacefully at Grey Base Hospital Greymouth on 14th June 2018, in his 90th year. Dearly loved husband of Anna (Zus), much loved father and father in-law of John & Marie (Hamilton), Bernadine & [...]

WATSON – Gregory John

June 14th, 2018|0 Comments

Passed away at his home in Reefton on Wednesday 13th June 2018, aged 63. Father and father in-law of Christopher (Chris) & Ivy, Hananui, Hamish, and Rachael, a brother, brother in-law, uncle, cousin, and friend [...]

STURM – Malcolm Alick (Mick)

June 7th, 2018|0 Comments

Passed away peacefully at Grey Base Hospital on June 5, 2018, aged 79. Dearly loved son of Margaret (Peggy) & the late William, dearly loved father of Kay, Malcolm, Nicola, and Richard, dearly loved by [...]

HILL – George Brian (Tiki)

June 6th, 2018|0 Comments

 Passed away peacefully at his home in Ngahere after a short illness on June 5, 2018, aged 78. Dearly loved son of the late Arthur & Ruby, dearly loved brother and brother-in-law of Terry, David, [...]

MARTIN – Aileen Doris (nee Owen)

June 4th, 2018|0 Comments

Passed away peacefully at Grey Base Hospital with family by her side on June 4, 2018, aged 84. Dearly loved wife of the late Kelly, and the late Ken Brown, deeply loved mum and mother-in-law [...]

RILEY – Sue Muriel

June 4th, 2018|2 Comments

 Passed away at home on June 3, 2018 aged 70. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Mark Haldane, and Richard & Clair Haldane, devoted nan of Sonny, Archie, Ethan, and Noah, cherished daughter of Sylvia and [...]

Morris – Donald James Frederick

June 4th, 2018|0 Comments

1937 - 2018

CULLING – Hugh Joseph (Hughie)

June 4th, 2018|0 Comments

Passed away peacefully at his home in Paroa with his loving family by his side, in his 77th year. Deeply loved husband of the late Jan, dearly loved dad and father in-law of Michelle & [...]

McIntosh – Graeme

May 31st, 2018|0 Comments

27/02/1941 - 31/05/2018 - died suddenly at Grey Base Hospital. Dearly loved husband of Helen (nee A’Court), dearly loved father and father in-law of Peter McIntosh & Raewyn McKnight, Wendy & Tom Cane, Debbie & [...]

CALDWELL – Irene Isabel

May 23rd, 2018|0 Comments

Passed away at Reefton on May 22, 2018 aged 76. Dearly loved wife of the late Bill, dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Murray & Cindy, Mark & Michelle, and Sarah & Simon, cherished nana [...]

TOPP – Maxwell William (Max)

May 16th, 2018|0 Comments

 Passed away peacefully at Granger House, Greymouth on May 15, 2018 aged 91. Dearly husband of the late Sheena, much loved father and father-in-law of Nevin & Shelley (Rangiora), Daryl & Elaine (Greymouth), and Howard [...]

McMAHON – Kevin Barry

May 16th, 2018|0 Comments

Passed away suddenly on May 15, 2018, aged 66. Cherished father of Bruce, Traci, Dwanne, Shannon, and the late Sean, cherished grandad of Samantha, Zahnaydia, Zivaryn, Zealandor, Brooke, Ria, Layla, and Luca, a valued friend [...]

KNIPE – John Waddington

May 12th, 2018|0 Comments

Passed away peacefully at Grey Base Hospital on May 11, 2018 with family by his side, in his 89th year. Dearly loved husband for 63 years of Jean, loved father and father-in-law of David & [...]

TEASDALE – Anne Jane

May 12th, 2018|0 Comments

Passed away peacefully at Grey Base Hospital on May 12, 2018 in her 85th year. Loved and devoted wife of the late George, loved and cherished mother and mother-in-law of Ruth Teasdale & John Allan, and [...]

MERCER -Barry Wayne (Wayne)

May 8th, 2018|1 Comment

26th August 1951 - 6th May 2018. Passed away peacefully at his home in Blackball, aged 66. Loved husband of the late Rayleen, loved father of the late Kelvin, and step-father of Amber, grandad of [...]

CLEAVER – Shirley Patricia

May 1st, 2018|0 Comments

Passed away on 29th April 2018 at Reefton Hospital, aged 86.  Dearly loved wife of the late Alf, much loved mother & mother in-law of Barb & Brian, and Lois & Martyn, cherished nan of [...]

O’CONNELL – Joan Beverley

May 1st, 2018|0 Comments

Passed away peacefully on 29th April 2018 at Christchurch Public Hospital with her family by her side, aged 82. Dearly loved wife of the late Gerard (Gerry), dearly loved sister of the late Joyce Stanton, [...]

O’NEILL – Veronica Colleen (Nanny)

April 25th, 2018|1 Comment

Passed away peacefully at her home in Reefton on 25th April 2018, aged 79. Dearly loved wife of the late John, much love mum and good friend of Lloyd, Garry, Dianne, Vanessa, Johnny, Louis, Daryll, [...]

LAWRENCE – Norman Richard

April 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

Passed away unexpectedly at Grey Base Hospital Greymouth on 22nd April 2018, aged 80. Dearly loved husband and best friend of Iris, much loved father and father in-law of Dawn & Glen, Jason, and Scott [...]

Blair – Edward Alexander (Lex)

April 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

Passed away peacefully in Greymouth 18th April 2018, in his 74th year. Dearly loved and cherished husband, soul mate and best friend of the late Debbie, dearly loved father and father in-law of Shane and [...]

CARTER – Kevin John (Kev)

April 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

On April 8th 2018. It is with broken hearts that we bring the devastating news of the loss of Kev, taken too soon. He will leave a hole in the lives of so many. Kev [...]

HAMMANT – David Arthur (Dave)

April 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

Passed away peacefully at Granger House, Greymouth on April 7, 2018, aged 71. Husband of Sandra, loved dad and father-in-law of Gerald & Tracy, and Matthew & Vicki, grandad of Jackson, Kingston, and Zoe, loved [...]

O’DONNELL – Patrick Noel (Paddy)

April 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

Passed away peacefully at Grey Base Hospital with family by his side on March 29, 2018 in his 65th year. Dearly loved son of the late Leo and Eileen, a loved brother and brother-in-law of [...]

NAYLOR – Emma

April 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

Passed away peacefully on March 26, 2018 in her 99th year. Dearly loved wife of the late Stan, dearly loved and cherished mother and mother-in-law of Stan & Jill (Hokitika), and Laraine and Max Shepherd [...]

CHANT – Ann Kathleen

April 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

Passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Tuesday 20 March 2018, aged 77. Much loved wife of Tom, much loved mum and mum in-law of Kathryn, Susan & Richard, and the late Deborah, [...]

BAXTER – Robert George (Bob)

April 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

Passed away peacefully at his home after a short illness on 19 March 2018, aged 72. NZ Forestry Service Intake 1961. Dearly loved husband and best friend of Lorraine, loved dad and father in-law of [...]

Leslie – Bruce Ross (Les)

April 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

 Recently moved to Greymouth from Tuahiwi. Les passed away on Sunday 18th March with whânau at his side. Much loved and loving husband of Sue, brother of Val, Ron, Colin (deceased), Bill (deceased), Brian (deceased), [...]

MACILQUHAM – Beryl Olive

April 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

Passed away peacefully at Richard Seddon Hospital Greymouth on March 17 2018, aged 83. Dearly loved wife of the late Bob, loved and respected mother & mother in-law of Karen Da Via (Kaz) & Rex [...]

GRIMES – Barry Thomas (Bazza)

April 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

Passed away peacefully in his sleep at his home with family and friends on Friday 16th March 2018, aged 74. Dearly loved father of Maikara, Jason, Jozef, Clifton, Janae, and Jasmine, dearly loved grandad of [...]

BERARD – Kathleen Frances Diana (Diana, Di)

April 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

 Passed away peacefully with 2 of her daughters by her side in Greymouth on Wednesday 14 March 2018. Loved partner of Barry, loved unconventional mother of Sue, Dan (both of Canada), Pam, and Kate (both [...]

MCKEE – Allan Bruce

April 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

Passed away peacefully after a short illness on Thursday 8th March 2018, in Greymouth. A loved husband of the late Lyn, loved father and father in-law of Karen & Murray Matson, Tania & Dale Rees, [...]

RILEY – Ivy Gwenyth

April 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

 Passed away peacefully in Greymouth surrounded by her family on 3rd March 2018, aged 82. Dearly loved wife of Lewis (Taffy), much loved mother and mother in-law of Darleen (deceased), Gavin, Denise & David Blyth, [...]

PLESTER – Christopher John (Chris)

April 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

Passed away unexpectedly at his home, aged 44. Dearly loved son of Frances & David, loved brother and brother-in-law of Jeffrey & Sarah, loved uncle of Luka, and Boh, loved nephew of Janice & Des [...]

RYAN – Jane

April 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

Passed away peacefully at Windsor House, Christchurch on 19th February 2018, aged 91.  Beloved wife of the late James Michael Ryan, loved mother and mother-in-law of Trish & Jim, Annette, Adelma & Bob, Leanne & [...]

KEATING – Neil Patrick

April 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

Passed away peacefully at Grey Base Hospital, Greymouth with family by his side on February 20, 2018, aged 73. Dearly loved husband and friend of Therese for nearly 48 years, deeply loved dad and father-in-law [...]

KEALEY – Warren Philip

April 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

Passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family & friends at Reefton Hospital on Thursday 8th February 2018, aged 70. Loved dad of Jade, loved brother of Graeme, Robin, Peter, Roger, and their families, dearly [...]

GIBBENS – Jennifer Helen (Jenny)

April 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

Passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her loving family, on January 11, 2018 aged 65. Dearly loved mother, mother in-law, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, aunty, cousin, and friend of many. As per Jenny’s [...]

POPE – Deon Aaron

April 19th, 2018|0 Comments

Passed away peacefully at his home in Ngahere on 10th January 2018, aged 43. Dearly loved husband of Lee-Anne, dearly loved dad of Anthony, Helen, and Dillon, dearly loved grandad and best friend of Izaryn, [...]

BAGNALL – Mary Elizabeth

April 19th, 2018|0 Comments

Passed away peacefully at Dixon House, Greymouth, on January 9, 2018, in her 91st year. Dearly loved wife of the late Jack, dearly loved mum and mother-in-law of Steve and Judy (Ahaura), treasured nana and [...]

TILSON – Wayne George

April 19th, 2018|0 Comments

Passed away suddenly at his home in Dobson on January 7, 2018 aged 55. Husband of Gillian, loved dad and father-in-law of Sasha, and Ashley & Isaac, loved grandad of Kyle, Alice, and Mila, a [...]

JESSETT – John Frank Lionel William

April 17th, 2018|0 Comments

Passed away suddenly at his home in Runanga early last week. Dearly loved father of Whitney Jessett, loved brother of Grace, dearly loved family member, cousin, and a friend of many. “ A very unique [...]

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