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Tuesday 1 December  1981
Births - 001
Andrews,   Cook,   Ferguson,  Lord,  Ripley,  Ruki,  Rutherford,  Thompson.

Silver Wedding -  002
ROBERTSON - DAWSON - on1 Dec. 1956 at  -- Alvine Rosemary Dawson to Alexander Robertson.

Deaths - 003
ARCHER - Phyllis Lucy, --  on 30 Nov. at -- dau. of late Frederick George & Margaret,  sister of ----   Waimari Cemetery
BAIN - Leicester Solvin (Dagwood) (Staff sergeant 2nd N.Z.E.F. No 10698 M.M.)  on 30 Nov. at --  father of ---   age 67
BORLAND - Vera Catherine, on 28 Nov. -- wife of late Stanley,  mother of ---   age 75.  Waimari Cemetery
BROWN - Alfred James,  on 30 Nov. at ---  brother of ---  Canterbury Crematorium.
DAVIES - Raymond George,  on 28 Nov. at Adelaide,  hus of Joan,  father of ---    brother of -----
DUNCAN - Jane Dunlop,  on 29 Nov. at Timaru,  ---  wife of late William Duncan,  mother of ---  age 86.

Deaths -  004
DWYER -  Katherine Victoria,  on 29 Nov. at Timaru, (formerly Greymouth)  wife of late Patrick James,  mother of ---  age 94.
GRIFFITHS - John Ian,  on 27 Nov. at --  hus. of Beth,  father of ---  age 49.
GRIFFITHS - John Ian,  son of Ada & Walter,  brother of ---      

Deaths005
HUMPHREY
- Betty Josephine,  on 29 Nov. at Invercargill --  wife of Robert,  mother   of -- Southland Crematorium.
HUMPHREY - Betty Josephine,  dau. of Matatina Dulcie Lawfield & Benjamin Charles Rodger,  sister of ---   
ISHERWOOD - Shirley Lorraine (nee Brown)  on 30 Nov. at --  wife of Bill, mother of ---  sister of ---  age 40
ISHERWOOD - Shirley Lorraine,  former wife of Russell Harris,   -- mother of ---  
JOHNSTON - William Sefton,  (Toby) (No 586451 2nd N.Z.E.F.) on 30 Nov at Timaru,  hus of Caroline --  father of --  age 70

Deaths006
McKENZIE
-  Thomas Herbert,  on 28 Nov. at -- Loburn,  hus. of late Elizabeth,  father of ---   Ruru Lawn Cemetery.
MATTHIES -  James Percival, on 29 Nov.  --- hus of late Mary Isabella,  father  Waimari Cemetery.
POPKIN   - William Ernest George, -- on 28 Nov. -- hus. of Alice,  father of ---   age 63. ----
PUGH -  Harry,  on 29 Nov. son of late Henry & Mabel,  brother of ------  Canterbury Crematorium ---
SMITH -  Arthur Thomas,  on 28 Nov. -- hus of Frances,  age 80.
SOANES - Noeline Alice,  on 29 Nov.  wife of Jack,  stepmother of ----  sister of ---  Waimari Cemetery --
TEINAKORE - Shannon Jillian,  on 29 Nov. -- dau. of Gladys & Evan,  aged 5 and half weeks.


Deaths007
WATTS -
  John Richard,  (Gunner No 627557 2nd N.Z.E.F.) on 30 Nov. at Geraldine,  son of late George & Mrs Watts,  brother of ---  age 67
WELLS -  Derek William,  on 29 Nov. at Invercargill, hus of Ruth,  father of ---  age 32,  result of accident.  Eastern Cemetery.
WOOD -  Edward Arthur (Ted) on 29 Nov. -- hus of May,  father of ---  age 72  Canterbury Crematorium.

Funeral Notices -    008
CONNOR -  Sylvia Beryl,  Canterbury Crematorium  this day.  10.30am
FORWARD - Nancy,  Canterbury Crematorium  this day.   9.45am.
WATTS -  Secretary J.R.   Geraldine Volunteer Fire Brigade.

In Memoriam -  009
DAVIES - Rae Charles,  died 1 Dec. 1980  ------


Wednesday 2 December  1981
Births -  010
Austin,  Brown,  Eaden,  Ensor,  Hamilton,  Hosking,  Lidiard,  Littlejohn,  Lorimer,  Lundin,  McSherry,  Manson, 
                Murphy,  O'Meara,  O'Neill,  Sears,  Tarr,  Wilson,

Golden Wedding -  011
COLLIN - ADAMS - Frank & Gladys,  on 2 December 1931  at Greendale Baptist Church ---
DEY - THIELE - on 2 Dec. 1931 Ian Macleod  Dey  to Muriel Inez Thiele ----

Deaths -  012
AITKEN - Ian,  on 28 Nov. -- hus. of Margaret Olive,  father of ---  age 50  --- Canterbury Crematorium --
ARCHER - Phyllis Lucy,  on 30 Nov.  -- dau. of late Frederick George & Margaret,  sister of ----
ASCHOFF -  James Arthur,  on 1 Dec. --  son of late Elma & Stan,  brother of ---   age 56.  Canterbury Crematorium ---

Deaths -   013
BAIN
-  Leiscester Solvin (Dagwood)  ----   (Staff sergeant 2nd N.Z.E.F. No 10698 M.M.)  on 30 Nov. at --  father of ---   age 67
BINNIE - Terrence Peter (Terry) Greymouth,  on 1 Dec. -- son of late Peter & Adelaide,  brother of ---  age 73.
BROWN - Alfred James,  on 30 Nov. at --   bro. of  Tui Manhire (Australia)  Ruth Bell,  late Lillian and May, ----   Canterbury Crematorium.
BROWN - William Hewlett --  on 29 Nov. --  hus. of Kath,  father of ---   
BROWN - William Hewlett (Bill)  brother of Doreen Inwood, Ken, Irene Jones and Bill Page
DWYER - Katherine Victoria (formerly Greymouth) on 29 Nov. at Timaru,-- wife of late Patrick James,  mother of ---


Deaths 014
JOHNSTON
- William Sefton,  (Toby) (No 586451 2nd N.Z.E.F.) on 30 Nov at Timaru,  hus of Caroline --  father of --  age 70

Deaths - 015
KENMIR - Enid (Perkin, nee Bunce)  mother of ---  sister of  Bonny Nuttall,  -- Harewood Crematorium --  
McCONNON - Allan Leslie,  on 1 Dec.  at -- Leithfield,    hus of late Myrt.  father of ---  age 67 --  Rangiora Park Cemetery
PUGH - Harry,  on 29 Nov.  -- son of late Henry & Mabel,   brother of Reg. and late Hazel and Don --  Canterbury Crematorium
STALKER -  Bill,  on 28 Nov at Melbourne,  -- son of Bob & Zena,  Hastings,  brother of ---   funeral in Hastings
STONESTREET - Eric George,  on 30 Nov. --  hus of Ruby,  -- father of ---   (Reg. No 16270 N.Z.E.F.)  Harewood Crematorium
STONESTREET - Eric George,  on 30 Nov.  son of Dolly Shanahan, ---  

Deaths 016
THOMASON
- Phyllis Ada, on 30 Nov. at Motueka, -- wife of late Herbert, mother of --- age 83.  
WILLIAMS - Pauline,  on 1 Dec. at Greymouth,  -- mother of ---  sister of  


Funeral Notices  -  017
ISHERWOOD - Shirley Lorraine,  --  this day ---
MATTHIES -  James Percival,  Waimari cemetery,  this day.
SMITH - Arthur Thomas,  Sydenham Cemetery ---

Memorial Service -  018
MURPHY -  Evelyn May,  died 23 Nov. 1981 -- Auckland, ---  

In Memoriam -  019
CARSON - jean,  mother -- died 2 Dec. 1978 ---
ELSOM - Charles H.  died 2 Dec. 1979 ----
GALLETLY - George,  died 2 Dec. 1980 --
GALVIN - Flora,  died 2 Dec. 1978
STEVENSON - James,  died 2 Dec. 1976    grandad.


Thursday 3 December  1981
Births - 020
Astle,  Catton,  Dowson,  Goodger,  Lilley,  Lynn,  Nairn,  Paget,  Prescott,  Rooks,  Saunders,  Smith,  Thornton,  Tudehope

Deaths -  021
BEVINGTON - Tara Margaret,  on 2 Dec. at Ashburton,  -- dau. of Grace & Clinton,  sister of  of Jason,  age 10  Karoro Lawn Cemetery
CRANKO - Irene Constance, on 29 Nov. at Whangarei, -- wife of late Donald,  --
ESSEX - John Albert (Jack)  on 2 Dec.  son of late James & Clarissa, (Greymouth)  brother ---  Canterbury Crematorium --
FAIRWEATHER - Jack A'Court,  (Reg. 24504 6th Field Regt WW11)  on 2 Dec. at -- Rotorua,  hus of Grace -- father of ---  age 73,  
HAY - Esther Susannah,  on 2 Dec. -- wife of late Aubrey,  mother of ---    Waimari Cemetery --
HENDERSON - William Roderick,  on 28 Nov. at Perth, Australia,  -- hus of Ella,  father of --   
 
Deaths -  022
HOMAN - Matthew Dean,  on 2 Dec.  at Brisbane,  --- wee son of   Jenny & David,  brother of -- grandson of  Mr & Mrs S.R.Eastgate,
                and Mr & Mrs H.R.Homan ---
McCONNON - Allan Leslie,  on 1 Dec. at Leithfield,  hus of late Myrt.  father of ---  age 67 --  Rangiora Park Cemetery
McFARLANE - Hon, Sir Robert,  on 2 Dec. at --- hus of Louisa,  father of --  (Reg. No 166071 2nd N.Z.E.F.)  --- Ruru Lawn Cemetery
OLSEN - Margaret May,  on 2 Dec. at ---  wife of John Francis,    aunty of   --- Canterbury Crematorium --
PETRIE - Lance Desmond,  on 1 Dec. at Hamilton,    son of Norman & Heather,  aged 5  result of accident --  
POLSON - Thomas Wellesley,  on 2 Dec. at --   hus of Joan,  father of  --- age 62.
STALKER -  Bill,  on 28 Nov. at Melbourne,    -- son of Bob & Zena,  Hastings,  brother of ---   funeral in Hastings

Deaths -  022a
STONESTREET -  Eric George,  on 30 November at --   hus. of Ruby,  father of --  Harewood Crematorium

In Memoriam  -  023
MATHER - Mona Winifred,  ---- died 3 Dec. 1980  ---
PETERSEN - Doris Caroline,    ----  1 year ago today --
PRINT - William Richard,  died 3 Dec. 1979
RYALL -  Thomas Francis,   died 3 Dec. 1969 ----
WAKEFIELD -  Ross Alan,  died  3 Dec. 1979 ----  (5 notices)


Saturday 5 December 1981
Births -  024
Armstrong,  Fitzgerald,  Golding,  Hough,  James,  Marks,  Newburn,  Nicholas,  Prins,  Roper,  Ryan,  Simpson, Thorpe.

Golden Weddings -  025
HAWKE - ELMS - on 9 Dec. 1931 --  Florence Elms  to Andrew Hawke. --
LAVERY - SLACK - on 5 Dec. 1931, Hetha Slack and Michael Davitt Lavery,  marr at Granity  ----

Deaths -  026
BELL -  Edna Marion (Edna Smith)  -- on 4 Dec. -- mother of ---    Harewood Crematorium ---

Deaths -   027
BRINGANS
- Jessie May,  on 4 Dec. --  wife of late Alexander,  mother of --  age 84  Canterbury Crematorium.
BROADHURST - Harold George,  on 4 Dec. -- hus. of late Pearl, father of ---  age 75  -- Harewood Crematorium --
COATES
Ivan William, on 3 Dec. -- hus. of Eileen,  father of -- age 72.  Harewood Crematorium, ---

Deaths 028
DOBBS
-  Olive Louisa,  on 4 Dec. at Auckland,  mother of ---   
EARL -  Ruby Snow,  on 4 Dec. at --  dau. of late Elizabeth & William Earl (Waikari)  sister of --   age 63 -- Horsley Downs Cemetery.
EASTGATE - Pjillip John,  on 2 Dec. at Auckland ---  son of Sheila & Harold -- brother of --  age 17,   Purewa Lawn Cemetery
GRAY -  Ethel Lillian,  on 3 Dec. -- wife of late Alex,  mother of --  age 78 --   Canterbury Crematorium - --
HAYWOOD - Irene May,  on 3 Dec. -- wife of late Lance Bruce,  mother of ---  age 71 ----
HEGAN - Ethel May,  on 3 Dec. ---   wife of Murray (Southbrook)  mother of ---  age 75,  Eyreton Cemetery ----
HENDERSON - Prudence Maud,  on 4 Dec. -- wife of late James,  mother of ----  age 90 ---

Deaths -  029
LANE - Bernard William,  on 3 Dec. at Nelson,  -- hus of late Mildred,  father of ---   
MOYNIHAN - Michael Berkley,  2nd N.Z.E.F. 625533  on 26 Nov. at Wellington,   son of Humphrey John and late Eileen Frances, 
                        brother of ---  interred at Dunedin --
NORTH
- Gwendoline Eunice,  on 3 Dec. -- wife of late John H.  mother of ---  Canterbury Crematorium ---
PETRIE -  Lance Desmond,  on 1 Dec. at Waikato --  son of Norman & Heather,  brother of ---   grandson of --- age 5
PRINSEP - Mary,  on 3 Dec. -- wife of late Frederick, mother of ---  

Deaths -  030
RUDDUCK -  Jessie Mabel,  on 3 Dec. at Oamaru,  wife of late Ivan,  sister of late Tom,  Bill, Ernie and Lena ---  
RUDDUCK - Jessie Mabel,  on 3 Dec. --  sister in law of --- 
SHERIDAN -  Stewart Alister,  on 3 Dec. at -- hus. of Beverley  father of --- 
SUTTON - George,  on 3 Dec. at --  hus. of late Nance,  father of ---  Waimari Cemetery
THOMPSON - Glen Wayne,  of Blythe Valley, Cheviot,  on 3 Dec. --  son of Pamela & Wayne ---- age 3 and half.

In Memoriam - 031
GORDON - Stuart Douglas,  passed away 6 Dec. 1980 ----
HAMILTON - Rose Mary,  mum  --  6 years ago tomorrow.
McILWRAITH - Rita Agnes,  on 6 Dec. 1980,  ---  
O'BRIEN - Katherine,   mother-- passed away 6  Dec. 1975
SMITH - H.W.J. (Jim)    passed away 6 Dec. 1980 ---
SMITH - Norman Hubert,    3 years ago 6 Dec. ---
THOMAS - Olive Mary,  (nee Allison)  5 Dec. 1979 ---
WILSON - Irene,  6 Dec. 1979 ----   


Wednesday 9 December  1981
Births - 032
Green,  Horne,  Loader,  McMillan,  Osborne,  Sloss,  Vaughan,  

Golden Wedding - 033
CHAPLIN - GLEESON - Gwendoline Maud Chaplin  and Francis (Frank) Gleeson,  marr. --  9 Dec. 1931 -----

Deaths -  034
ANDREWS - Ngaire Ann,  on 6 Dec. at Whangarei --  sister of Mavis ---    
COMMONS - Emily, --- on 7 Dec. at ---  wife of late Patrick Matthew,  mother of ---  


Deaths 035
CRAWFORD
- Margaret,  on 7 Dec at --- wife of late John Alexander,  mother of ---  age 87,   Harewood Crematorium --
HART - Brian Charles,  on 5 Dec. at --  brother of ---  age 52 ---  Fairhall Cemetery ---
JACKSON - Edith Myrtle,  on 7 Dec. at --  wife of late Syd.  mother of ---  age 78 ---
JAMESON - Hilda A. on 7 Dec.   widow of Ronald,  mother of ---  dau. of late H.G. & A.E. Ell,  sister of -- Harewood Crematorium.
LAMONT - Alexander Wallace (Wally)  on 8 Dec.  uncle of ---  
MORRISON - Alice Rimu,  on 8 Dec. at  -- Oamaru ---  wife of Les,  mother of  ----  Oamaru Lawn Cemetery ---

Deaths - 036
O'DONNELL -  John Cyril, (Mick) at -- Greymouth,  on 8 Dec.  hus of late Lilian,  father of ---  
O'SULLIVAN - Brian Robert,  -- on 6 Dec. -- hus of Collen Mary,  father of ---  age 55, -- Waimari Cemetery
RANGER - Lawrence William,    on 7 Dec. at --  hus of late Isabella,  brother of ---  age 89 --  Canterbury Crematorium.
RITCHIE - William Anthony,  on 8 Dec. -- son of late William & Margaret Jane,  brother of  ---  age 63 Hokitika Cemetery

Funeral Notice -  037
SMITH - Frederick John, --  Canterbury crematorium,  this day ---

In Memoriam - 037
AVERY -  Monica Cecelia,   died 9 December 1978 ---

In Memoriam  -  038
OWEN-JONES - Monica Cecelia,  9 December 1978 ---
VAUGHAN - Reg.   died 1 year ago today ---  
WORSFOLD - Mary Elizabeth,  died 9 December 1980 ---  
VAUGHAN - Reg.  1 year ago today ----


Thursday 10 December  1981
Births -  039
Forrester,   Frith,  Hill,  McDonald,  Marriott,  Mills,  Morresey,  Russell,  Sullivan,  Taylor,  Thompson,  Vaughan.

Ruby Wedding - 040
JONES - HILL  -  on 10 December 1941, --  Elsie May Hill  to Jack Jones ---

Deaths - 041
ANDERSON - Agnes Gibb,  on 8 Dec. at Timaru,   wife of Fred, --  mother of ---  Salisbury Park Crematorium --
CARPENTER - Joyce Mavis,  at -- Rangiora -- on 9 Dec. at --  wife of George,  mother of --- 

Deaths -  042
CLARK Violet Grace,  of -- Cobden,  on 9 Dec.  -- wife of Robert (Bob)  mother of ---   Karoro Cemetery --
COLE -
Rozelle Christiana, at Wellington,  -- dau. of Kathleen & late Trevor,  sister of ---     Canterbury Crematorium
FOX -
Frances, of -- Westport,  on 9 Dec.  wife of late Alfred, -- mother of --   sister of John Cain,  age 91 -- Orowaiti Cemetery -

Deaths043
KNUTSON -
Alice Lillian,  on 8 Dec. at --  wife of late Walter Leonard,  mother of --  age 81,   Harewood Crematorium ---
MALLOCH - Jeffrey Harold,  of Greenpark,  on 9 Dec.  -- hus of Lenore,  father of ---  age 36   Harewood Crematorium
MALLOCH - Jeffrey Harold,  --- son-in-law of Molly & Len Beavis,    ----
MASTERS - Anne Dunsmuir,  -- on 9 Dec.  -- wife of John,  mother of  ---  dau. of John Dunlop,  --- Canterbury Crematorium.
MILNE - John Stewart,  of -- Temuka, on 8 Dec.   --- hus of late Jessie  McGibbon Milne, --father of  -- age 84 --  Temuka Cemetery.
O'DONNELL - John Cyril (Mick)  -- Greymouth,  

Deaths - 044
PENDER - Ellen Margaret,  on 9 Dec. at --  mother of ---  age 98 ---
PRICE - Florence Ethel (Florrie)  -- Nelson, on 9 Dec.  sister of late Annie,  age 98.
PUTNAM  - Frank Lawrence -- on 9 Dec. --hus. of Kitty, father of --  age 81 --  Canterbury Crematorium ----
STEWART - Francis, (Jim) on 9 Dec. at Hokitika,  hus of Barbara Genevieve, father of  ---    aged 71,  ----
THOMPSON - Mabel Bessie MacKay,  on 9 Dec. at ---  wife of late Thomas James, mother of ---  age 93,    Harewood Crematorium.
WRIGHT - William (Wally)  on 9 Dec. at Greymouth,  -- hus of Elizabeth,  --   age 78  -----

Funeral Notice -  045
O'SULLIVAN  -   Brian Robert,  (J.P.)  --- Waimari Cemetery -----

In Memoriam -  046
ADAMS - Dorothy,  grandmother ----
BROSNAHAN - Phylis Ivy,  died 10 December 1977 ---  


Saturday 12 December 1891
Births -  047
Barlass,   Blackburn,  Brereton,  Butcher,  Daniel,  Gifkins,  Mackie,  Munt,  Reid,  Schimanski,  St George,  Timbrell,

Marriages  - 048
ANDERSON - TAIT,  on 21 Nov. 1981 at -- London, Susan, dau. of Mr & Mrs Norman Tait  to  John, son of Mrs Christchurch
                        and late Mr L.P.  Anderson,
BRICKETT - McLAREN - at Richmond, Surrrey, England on 30 Nov.  Patricia Yvonne McLaren  to  Douglas Roland brickett.
O'MALLEY - MOSES - Michael & Trudy  --   married today 12 Dec at Waikari --
TOPP - IGS - Kerry Patricia,  dau of Mrs Ella Topp,  Kaiapoi  to  John Edward, son of Mr & Mrs A.Igs, wedding in London,  June 1982.

Golden Wedding -  048
LAVERY - SLACK - on 5 Dec. 1931  Hetha Slack & Michael Davitt Lavery  married Granity ---  

Deaths -  049
BENNETT -  William Roderick, (Bill) on 11 Dec. at -- Timaru, hus of Cis.  father of ---   Salisbury Park Crematorium --
BOURKE - Sister Mary Colette, on 11 Dec.  -- sister of   -- Memorial Park Cemetery
CLARK - Violet Grace,  on 9 Dec. at --  sister  of ---  
COLLINS - Ida Marion,  on 11 Dec. at --  dau. of late George & Susan,  sister of ---  
COUCH - Frances Mary, on 11 Dec.  of Tuahiwi, -- wife of William (Bill)  mother of ---  age 82.  Rapaki Cemetery ---

Deaths -   050
FLANAGAN
- Anne,  on 11 Dec. at -- dau. of late Dan and Anne,  age 79 --  Sydenham Cemetery ---
HAMILTON - Rita Gladys Bayley,  on 8 Dec. at --  wife of late John Edmund,  dau. of late E.E. and A.C.Nutt, sister of Eileen, --

Deaths051
JONES -
Aileen Marie (Eileen)  on 11 Dec. at --  wife of late William Sevicke,  mother of ---  age 83.   --- Ruru Lawn Cemetery.
KEMP -
Laurence Hilton,  on 11 Dec at ---  hus of Diane,  father of --- 
KENNEDY -
Barbara Alice,  (late St Kilda) on 11 Dec at  --   wife of late Harold, mother of ---    age 90 ---

Deaths - 052
KING -
Margaret Flora Edith,  at Timaru,  -- wife of late William David Flemington,  mother of ---
LIGHTBAND - Geoffrey Antony Poiynder, on 9 Dec. at -- hus of Yvette,  father of ---   Taita Lawn Cemetery, Lower Hutt.
McNAB - Edward (Eddie) on 10 Dec. at Ashburton,  son of late Daniel Johanna McNab, brother of ---  Geraldine Cemetery.
MARRIOTT - Lena,  on 11 Dec. at --  mother of ---   Lyttelton Cemetery --
MOULD - Ethel Frances,  on 11 Dec. at Nelson,  wife of Harold George,  mother of ---  age 65
OHLSSON - Nini Jessica Alberta,  on 10 Dec. at ---  wife of late Oliver (Wellington) -- mother of --  age 79
PEDOFSKY - Mavis Loveday,  on 10 Dec. --   --- mother of ---  (2 notices)

Deaths053
PEDOFSKY -  
Mavis Loveday,  on 10 Dec.  loved nana of ----
PRATLEY - Albon Leonard Joseph,  on 9 Dec, at Ashburton,  hus of late Annie Winifred,  father of --  age 78 ---  
RUSSELL - Walter Owen Patterson (Owen)  on 11 Dec at ---  Dipton,  hus of Dorothy,  father of --- age 46  --Eastern Cemetery.
STREET - Lillian Pearl,  on 10 Dec. at -- wife of late Norman Street,  also Robert Reid,  mother of ---  age 78
WHITE - Cedric Samuel (Sam) of --- on 9 Dec  -- hus of late Kathleen (Kitty)  father of ---    Canterbury Crematorium --
WILSON - Margaret,  on 10 Dec. at --- Dunedin,  wife of Albert,  mother of ---   age 90.

In Memoriam -  054
ADAMSON - Peter Rossmore, died 11 December 1977 -----
BARNES - Mary Elizabeth,  died 12 December 1972 ---
BRAGG - John Bennet, ---  
CROZIER - Ernest,  -----
GERTRUDE - Sister  Joseph,   12 December 1976  at Nazareth House,  
HUNTER - Ethel (Gran)  ----
RYAN -  Mary Catherine,  Mum,  died 12 Dec. 1978,  -----
SMALLBON - Brent Rex,  accidentally killed,  13 Dec. 1980 ---  


Monday 14 December 1981
Births -  055
Arscott,  Cook,  Gregory,  Hoskins,  Humphreys,  McNally,  Shepherd,  Todhunter,   Walsh.

Deaths -  056
BARCLAY - Phyllis Annie Bertha, on 12 Dec. at --  wife of late George Morrison Mervyn,  mother of --   Canterbury Crematorium
BAKER - Henry William, on 12 Dec. at Timaru,  son of late Henry & Sarah,  brother of ---  Salisbury Park Crematorium.

Deaths 057
BOURKE
- Sister Mary Colette, on 11 Dec. --   of Community of Sisters, Ferry rd, ---  Memorial Park Cemetery ---
BUCHANAN - Emma Beresford, on 12 Dec. at ---  wife of late Gilbert,  mother of --- sister of ----
CLARK - Leslie Heathcote (Brusher) on 13 Dec. -- hus of Elsie Lilian, father of --- age 77--- Harewood Crematorium ---
CLEAL - Dudley Melbourne (Doug) Reg. No 550562 N.Z.E.F.  on 13 Dec. at Hokitika,  son of Phyllis and late Alfred,
                     father of ---  age 73  -- Orawaiti Cemetery --
COSTER - Claude Andrew,  --- Gore,  on 13 Dec.  hus of Nancy -- brother of ---  age 64 -----
COTTON - Gary Wayne,  on 12 Dec. at Geraldine,  -- son of June and George, -- brother ---  age 25.  Geraldine Cemetery

Deaths -  058
COUCH - Frances Mary, on 11 Dec.  of Tuahiwi, -- wife of William (Bill)  mother of ---  age 82.  Rapaki Cemetery ---
EFFORD - Bruce Arthur,  -- son of late Margaret & Maurice,  brother  of ---    Canterbury Crematorium --
FARIS - Douglas Raymond, on 12 Dec. -- son of late Mary & Douglas,  brother of ---   Harewood Crematorium ---
FERGUSON - Walter John,  on 13 Dec. at Invercargill,  -- hus of late Esther, father of ---  Orepuki Cemetery ---
FLANAGAN - Anne,  on 11 Dec. at ---  dau. of late Dan & Anne,  age 79,  Sydenham Cemetery ---

Deaths - 059
GREY
- Valentine Maude,  on 12 Dec. -- wife of late Frank,  mother of ---   age 75,  
INGRAM - James McBain (Pop) on 13 Dec at -- Blenheim, hus of late Annie, father of ---  age 81,  Harewood Crematorium --
JONES - Aileen Marie (Eileen)  on 11 Dec. at --  wife of late William Sevicke,  mother of ---  age 83.   --- Ruru Lawn Cemetery
KEMP - Laurence Hilton, on 11 Dec at --  hus. of Diane, father of ---  Canterbury Crematorium, --  
McDONALD - Ruby Adelaide,  on 12 Dec. at Charleston,  -- wife of Gordon,  mother of --  stepmother of -- age 55

Deaths -  060
MANHIRE - Creswell Martyn Richard,  on 12 Dec. at --  hus of Elizabeth,  father of ---  age 76
MARRIOTT -  Lena,  on 11 Dec. at -- mother of     Lyttelton Cemetery ----
PRENDEVILLE - Joseph, (JP)   at Nightcaps,  hus of late Mary, father of ---    age 79,  Nightcaps Cemetery ---
SMITH -  Catherine Helen,  on 12 Dec.  dau. of Annie,  sister of ----  age 23,  Canterbury Crematorium ---
SUMNER - Annie Elizabeth,  -- Nelson,  on 12 Dec.  wife of late Hubert, -- mother of --  age 96 --  

Deaths - 061
TAYLOR
- Ivy Florence, on 11 Dec. at --  wife of late Albert Henry,  mother of ---  age 87,  Springston Cemetery.
WATSON - Christina Andrews Scott,  on 13 Dec. at Clyde, -- wife of late William  & Herbert,  mother of ---   age 73.  
WILSON - William John, at Invercargill,  on 11 Dec. --hus of Ivy Gladys --- father of ---   age 95,

Funeral Notices - 062
OHLSSON -  Nina Jessica Alberta --   
PEDOFSKY -  Mavis Loveday

In Memoriam -  063
DALLEY - Alan,  ---    
HUNT - Nancy Joan,  --  14 December 1980 --- husband  &  daughters -----
PATEMAN - Harry,  husband,  died 14 December 1980 --


Tuesday 15 December  1981
Births -  064
Andrews,  Annett,  Blake,  Connors,   Coulbeck,  Driscoll,  Geen,  Hartley,  Higgins,  Ling,  Morrison,  Nolan,  Palmer,  Partridge, 
                    Pickering,  Randall,  Robertson,   Robinson,  Stace,  Taiaroa,

Marriage -  065
WIGGINS - GRIGG  - on 11 Dec.  Dr William Robert Denison Wiggins  to Susan Mary Grigg.

Deaths -  066
ADAMS - Charles Morning,  on 13 Dec. at ---  hus of Marjorie, father of ----   age 79,  Harewood Crematorium,
BURRELL - William Berry, on 14 Dec. at Hutt  Hosp. --- hus of late Elizabeth, father of ---   
COPLAND - Andrew Gardner (Gardy) of Riverton Rocks,  on 13 Dec. at -- father of ----  brother of --- 
                            son of late A.G. & H.A. --- Riverton Cemetery --
EFFORD - Bruce Arthur,  -- son of late Margaret & Maurice,  brother of --  Canterbury Crematorium --  
ELLIS - Robert James,  on 13 Dec.  brother of ----    Ruru Lawn Cemetery ----
EYRE-WALKER - Prairie Violet,  at Blenheim,  on 10 Dec.  wife of late Basil, mother of --    age 97

Deaths - 067
HAUGH
- James William, J.P.  of Wanaka,  on 14 Dec. at Cromwell,  hus of Evelyn,  father of ---   age 69,  Wanaka Cemetery.
KING - James (Eng Hor)  on 14 Dec  --  hus. of Kum Sau,  father of ---  age 85,  Ashburton Cemetery.
KNIGHT - Louise Anne,  on 14 Dec. at Ashburton,  wife of late Charles (Coke)  mother of ---Canterbury crematorium --
LARKIN - Louisa (Betty)  on 13 Dec. ---    
LAW - Edwin,  on 14 Dec. -- hus of late Rosina, father of ---  Ruru Lawn Cemetery. ---  

Deaths - 068
FARIS - Douglas Raymond,  on 12 Dec. -- son of late Mary & Douglas,  brother of  ---  Harewood Crematorium

Deaths - 069
McCOSH
- Hugh,  on 14 Dec. at --  father of  ----  Canterbury Crematorium ----
MATIU - Makoare (Mac) on 13 Dec. at Reefton,  hus of  Shirley,  Inangahua Camp---  father of  ---  
PARKIN - Dinah Louisa,  on 12 Dec. at --  wife of late Eric Victor,  mother of  ---  age 82,  Canterbury Crematorium
TAYLOR - Ivy Florence,  on 11 Dec. at -- mother of --  
TIPPET - Thomas Henry,  on 14 Dec.  at --  brother of ---   age 81 ---

Funeral Notices  -  070
BARCLAY - Phyllis Annie,  this day at Canterbury Crematorium --
FLANAGAN - Anne,  this day   to Sydenham Cemetery ---
SMITH -  Catherine Helen, --  Canterbury Crematorium

In Memoriam -  071
BAKER - Paul Francis  -- accidentally killed 15 Dec. 1977  ---
BIRCH - Helen Muriel,  15 Dec. 1980  ----
EARLE - Alan Roy,  on 15 Dec. 1978 ---
FLAVELL - Robert John,  died 15 Dec. 1980 ---
MALONE - Blanche Louise,   15 December 1978 ---
MARRIOTT - Kevin John,    accidentally killed 15 December 1969
BRAGG - John (Noan)  12 December 1980 ----


Wednesday 16 December  1981
Births - 072
Brown,  Clews,  Corrigan,  Driscoll,  Duffell,  Lovell-Smith,  Macfarlane- Linge,  Walls,  Williamson,  Woods,  

Golden Wedding -  073
SEAL - NEWPORT,  Leslie & Thelma,  on 16 December  at --- Nelson,

Deaths - 074
CALDER - Florence  Reta,  on 15 Dec. at ---West Melton,   wife of Norman, mother of ---   Harewood Crematorium

Deaths075
COLE
- Ronald William,  on 13 Dec. at ---  father of ---  stepfather of ---  Ruru Lawn Cemetery ---
ELLIS - Robert James,  on 14 Dec.  brother  of ---   Ruru Lawn Cemetery --
GOLUBINA - Xenia Petrovna,  on 15 Dec,    wife of late Vladimir Alexandrovich,  mother of ---
GRANT - Hilda Mary, (Molly)  on 15 Dec. at --  sister of ----  Harewood Crematorium ---  
GROUFSKY - Patrick Francis,  Reg No 066352 20th Batt.  on 15 Dec. at -- hus of Mary,  father of  age 61 --- Ruru Lawn Cemetery --
HARLE - Trevor Sidney,  at -- Blenheim,   hus of Molly,  father of --  age 56,    Fairhall Cemetery.

Deaths076
JACK
- Rita,  on 15 Dec. -- sister of ---  
KING - James (Eng Hor)  on 14 Dec  --  hus. of Kum Sau,  father of ---  age 85,  Ashburton Cemetery.
LARKIN - Molly Louisa,  on 13 Dec at ---  foster sister of  -- Rangiora ---
MASLEN - Mary Elsie May,  on 15 Dec. at ---  mother of ---  
PERRIN - Stanley,  on 14 Dec. at ---  Runanga,  hus of late Jean,  father of ---   age 74. Karoro Lawn Cemetery --
POPE - Alma Mary,  on 15 Dec. at --  wife of James (Jim)  mother of ----   
PORTON - Francis Alfred George, (Frank)  on 15 Dec. at --  hus of Doris,  father of ---  age 76,

Deaths -  077
SCARLETT - Leslie Robert,  on 15 Dec. at ---  Karamea,  hus of Eliza Margaret,  father of --- age 83, Karamea Cemetery --
SHIELDS - James,  on 14 Dec. at --  Greymouth, --  hus of Geraldine --  father of ----    age 78,   Cremation in Nelson today.
THOMAS - Margaret May,  on 15 Dec. at Timaru,  wife of William John,  --  mother  of ---  Pleasant Point Cemetery ----
TIPPET - Thomas Henry,  on 14 Dec. at ----  brother of ---   age 81 --   Templeton Churchyard ---

Funeral Notices -  078
PARKIN - Dinah Louisa ---   the Canterbury Crematorium ----

In Memoriam -  078
CLARK - William Stuart,   drowned Queenstown,  16 Dec. 1980  ----


Saturday 19 December 1981
Births -  079
Alve,  Borrie,  Eathorne,  Hanafin,  Henderson,  McKay,  McQuillan,  Morrah,  Morrisey,  Muir,  O'Donnell,  Parker,
             Radford,  Sparks,  Sullivan,  Tidball.

Marriages  - 080
WALKER - DANIELL - on 10 October 1981,  Bromley,  Kemp,  Gary Leigh,  son of Mr and Mrs B.L.Walker, of Papakura, 
                        and Susan Maria Daniell, of Bromley, Kemp, England.

Golden Weddings -  080
CARRELL - ROWE,  19 December 1931 at ---    George Ruane Carrell and Constance Gwendoline Rowe.

Deaths -  081
AUTHEMAN - William Patrick John (Pat)  on 18 Dec. at ---  hus of late Pauline, father of ---   age 59,
                         late 2nd N.Z.E.F. Reg No 436403 --- Waimari Cemetery ---
BELL - Catherine Cullen,  on 17 Dec. at --  Taupo, wife of late Sam,  mother of ---   age 84,   ------
BOWICK - David Arthur,  ---  on 18 Dec.  at ---  hus of Doris,  ---- father of ---
COSTELLO - David Stephen,  of Cheviot, on 18 Dec. at ---  hus of late Aubrey June,  father of ---  age 61,  Homeview Cemetery.

Deaths - 082
DWYER - Edith Emily,  on 17 Dec at --  wife of late Alex,  mother of ---  age 76,  sister of -- Memorial Park Cemetery --
GRAY - Alfred Mennons,  JP  Reg No 5-32 1st N.Z.E.F. (1914-18)  -- on 16 Dec. at ---  hus of Ivy,  stepfather of ---  brother of ---
GRAY - Annie Marion,  on 18 Dec. -- wife of late Rev. George John  mother of  -- age 95,  Canterbury Crematorium --
LORKING - Kenneth Fergus,  on 15 Dec. at Melbourne,  son of ----  brother of ---
McLELLAN - Etty Louisa, --  wife of late Donald,  mother of --       age 91,  ---
MARSH - Nicholas Herbert Stanfield,  hus of Cinders,  Dad of ---  Canterbury Crematorium --

Deaths -  083
PARKINS - Dulcie Elaine Clarissa,  on 17 Dec. at --  cousin of ---    age 88 ---   Ruru Lawn Cemetery.---
PASCOE
- Frederick Charles,  on 18 Dec at Hokitika, --- hus of Nettie -- stepfather of --- brother of ---  Karoro Cemetery --
POLLOCK -
Robert John,  on 15 Dec. at ---  hus of late Catherine (Molly)  ---  father of --- brother of ---
REID -
  Veronica Winifred,  on 16 Dec. at --  dau. of late William & Ellen Croft, (Oamaru) ---  mother of --
STEWART -
Annie Agnes (nee Riach)  on  18 Dec at  Dunedin, ---  wife of late David, (Ben),  ---  cousin of ---
SWINDELLS -
Mildred Mary Elizabeth,  of -- Blenheim --  on 16 Dec at --  wife of late Herbert Rowland ---  mother of -- age 90 ---


Deaths - 084
WELSH
- David Joseph,  on 18 Dec. ---  hus. of Isabelle,  father of --  age 87, -- late 1st N.Z.E.F. Reg.No.28053  --  Canterbury Crematorium --
WILSHIRE - Louisa (formerly HARKER)  on 18 Dec. at -- mother of --   age 89 -- Canterbury Crematorium --
WILSON - Harold Edgar,  on 18 Dec. at --  son of late Edward & Rosey Wilson,  brother of Eva,  age 78.  Ruru Lawn Cemetery.

Funeral Notices -  085
GRAY - Alfred Mennons ----  Amberley R.S.A.   ----- Harewood Crematorium ----

In Memoriam -  086
BEATTY - Edwin Andrew Shirley,  died 19 Dec. 1980 ----
BENNIE - Craig David,  died 20 Dec. 1980 ---
BROUGHAM - Gary Loxton --- died 20 Dec. 1980,  result of an accident --
CARR - Rev.  Tom,   19 Dec. 1977 ---
COMBE - Robert,  died 18 Dec. 1938 ----
CONWAY - Michael Patrick,  on 22 November 1981 ---  
DUFF - Michael Alan,   1 year ago tomorrow, ---
HUMM -  Deborah Mary,  19 Dec. 1972,  age 12.  -----
KEMP - John Clifton,    19 December 1980 ---  
Le VALLIANT - Malcolm,  on 20 Dec. 1973,
MORGAN - Evelyn Alexandra,    19 December 1980 ---
O'BRIEN - Charie,  --- daughter and granddaughter ---  20 December  1980 ----
WILSON - David Ian,   ----- 1 year ago today ---  age 23 ---
WILSON - Sandra Michelle,  ----


Thursday 31 December  1981
Births -  087
Andrew,  Bartle,  Best,  Byrne,  Chapman,  Cooney,  Close,  Crichton,  Dingwall,  Dunn,  Fyfe,  Grant,  Hobbs,  Kennett,  Nelson,
 Rogers,  Sincock,  Taege,  Ward,  Whittle,  Wilkie.

Deaths - 088
ANDERSON
- Elsie Alice Grant,  on 29 December  at Oamaru --  wife of Stuart Gardiner --   mother  of --- Oamaru Lawn Cemetery --
BALLANTYNE - Muriel Edith,  on 28 Dec. at --  Balclutha --  wife of late Donald Hunter ---  dau. of late Mr and Mrs T.J.Kennedy --- 
                            sister of ---  Balclutha Lawn Cemetery --
BAYARD - Aaron Philip, on 30 Dec. at --  son of Valerie & Philip,  brother of -- grandson of Nola & George Lake,
                    -great grandson of Mrs Peak,  age 6 years ---
BREEN - William John,  ---  on 29 Dec. at --  hus of Agnes,  brother of ------ Harewood Crematorium --

Deaths -  089
BUICK - Edith Alice,  on 30 Dec. at ---  wife of late Alfred Alexander,  mother of ---  age 92,  Canterbury Crematorium ---
BURRELL -  John Charles,  on 29 Dec.  at --- hus of Elsie Doreen,  father of ---  Canterbury Crematorium ---
CAMPBELL -  George Riddell,  on 30 Dec.  at Clyde, hus of Margaret,  father of ---  Alexandra Cemetery ---
GARBES - Victoria (Wiki) on 30 Dec. at Kaikoura,  wife of Lucas (Gus) --  mother  of --- Kaikoura Cemetery ---
GARBES - Victoria,  nee Reardon,   sister of ----
GATENBY - Eileen Gage,  on 29 Dec. at ---  wife of late George,  sister of ---  mother of ---  age 71, -- Waimari Cemetery --
GILLUM - Harold,  on 30 Dec at Waimate,  2nd N.Z.E.F. No 17036 Division Supply Co. -- hus of late Eileen Frances,   -- Temuka Cemetery ---

Deaths -  090
HAMILTON - Andrew James,  on 29 Dec. at --  father of ---  age 79, -- Waimari Cemetery ---
KENNEDY - William (Bill) on 29 Dec. at --  hus of late Helen, --  ---Canterbury Crematorium ----
LOGAN - Frank Bannerman,  on 28 Dec. at -- Havelock North --  hus of  Dorothy ---  father of ---
PRICE - William Hopes,  on 30 Dec. at Ashburton, ---  hus of Eva,  father of ---  age 82,  Memorial Park Cemetery
ROBINSON - Andrew Brian,  Mt Palm, Rotheram, Nth Canterbury --  on 30 Dec.  -- hus of Helen,  father of -- 
                    brother of ---  Harewood Crematorium ---
SIMPSON - Gilbert Noel,  on 28 Dec.  grandfather of -----

Deaths -   091
SIMPSON - Gilbert Noel,  on 28 Dec. at -- hus of late Joanna and late Nell,  father of ---  age 83 --  Harewood Crematorium ---
SMITH - Maurice Cameron,  on 29 Dec. at -- Greymouth,   hus of Pauline Edith, --  father of ---  age 70 --  cremation Nelson --
URLWIN -  Lorraine Maree,  wife of jack,  ----
WILSON - Kathleen Cracroft,  on 29 Dec at ---- dau of late Clement Frederick & Nellie Cracroft-Wilson,  sister of --  

Funeral Notice -  092
KILPATRICK - Samuel Hamilton,   this day ---  

In Memoriam -  093
DUFFELL -  Steven,  -- 1 January 1977 ---  brother   and son ---
EDWARDS- Humuera Runga,  1 year ago today ---  hus. of ----
EDWARDS - Sam, 1 year ago today,  --  husband and father ----
NATION - Ross,  30 Dec. 1970  also little Diana  18 August 1957 ---
SCHMACK - Arthur Francis,  died 31 December 1976,  husband, father, grandfather ---
SHEARMAN - Myra Mary,  wife and mother --  1 January 1977 ---
WELLS - Reginald Stephen,  -- 31 December 1977     --

Beverley Evans
Christchurch NZ
21 September 2012
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