Christchurch Press  –  March 1984

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Thursday 1 March 1984
Births - 001
Bailey,  Brook,  Cowlishaw,  Fechney,  Kerr,  Laugesen,  Rogers,  Smylie,  Stewart, Walters,  Walton.

Deaths - 002
ANDERSON - David,  on 29 Feb, at -- hus. of ---- brother of --  

Deaths - 003
BLAY - Christine Ellen,  on 28 Feb. at -- Blenheim,  mother of -- dau.  of  -- sister of -- grand. of -- age 35
BOYER - Walter John,  on 29 Feb. at -- hus. of -- father of -- Waimari Cemetery ---
BROPHY - Bridget,  on 29 Feb. at ---  dau. of late Martin & Ellen,  sister of -- age 97, Timaru Cemetery.

Deaths - 004
CAMPBELL - Donald,  on 29 Feb. at -- hus. of -- father of --
CLEMINSON - John, MB,  BS,  Bhy, DPH. Lieut. Col. 30 Corps, RAMC 1943-46) on 21 Feb. of Dunedin, -- hus. of -- father of -- age 71
COGSWELL - William John,  on 27 Feb. at -- hus. of --  father of --
DRAPER - Johanna,  on 28 Feb. at --  wife of late Paddy, mother of -- age 92, Culverden Cemetery .

Deaths - 005
EBERT - Wayne John,  on 29 Feb. at --  son of -- and late Shirley,  stepson of --  
HEWSON - Margaret, on 29 Feb. at -- wife of late Hughie, mother of -- sister of -- age 62, Temuka Cemetery.
HOUSTON - David,  on 29 Feb. at -- hus. of -- father of -- Hokitika Cemetery.
KIRKWOOD - Minnie Marion,  on 28 Feb, at -- Ashburton,  sister of --  age 90

Deaths - 006
MARKS - Audrey Ellen,  on 28 Feb. at -- wife of late Bob,  mother of --  sister of --   Harewood crematorium.
MURDOCH - Arthur Ronald, (WW1 Black Watch Royal Fusilers Reg, no. 129442) on 29 Feb. at --  hus. of late
Annie,  stepfather of --
MURDOCH - Arthur Ronald, son of late Capt. Ronald, brother of ---

Deaths - 007
MURRAY - Janie, on 29 Feb. at -- wife of late Lindsay McIntosh, mother of -- Salisbury Park Crematorium.
PALMER - Charlotte Aitken, on 29 Feb. at -- mother of --  age 80 -- Harewood Crematorium.
ROGERS - Mildred, (nee SCHRADER) on 28 Feb. at --  sister of --  

Deaths - 008
ROGERS - Mildred,  on 28 Feb. at -- wife of late Wilfred,  mother of --  
WHITTA - Gordon Edwin Groves,  on 29 Feb. at -- hus. of --  father of --  brother of -- age 60

Funerals - 009
COGSWELL - Bro.  this day -- Conyers Lodge No. 1916 --

In Memoriam - 010
BREHAUT - Myrtle, on 1 March 1973 --
LOWE - Margaret Emma,  (no date)
SMITH - George James,  on 1 March 1983 ---

Weddings011
DENSE - MacDONALD - on 24 February 1984 ---
FORTUNE - Zoe & Doug,  on 1 March 1944 -----


Tuesday 6 March 1984
Births -   012
Ashworth,  Blake,  Brown,  Cairns,  Cameron,  Downes,  Evans,  Hamilton,  Harte,  Lally,
Loopeker,  McGregor,  Meuli,  Nilson,  Smith,  

Deaths -   013
BOWDEN - Charles John,  on 4 March at -- hus. of late Grace Sarah,  father of late Ian, brother of -- age 84,
BROWN - Isabella,  on 5 March,  at -- Blenheim,  wife of -- mother of -- sister of --  
CAMPBELL - Betty,  on 15 Feb. at --  Canada,  dau. of --  Timaru,  sister of --  

Deaths -   014
CRAWFORD - Grace Isabella, on 3 March at -- wife of late John, mother of -- age 90,  Kaiapoi Public Cemetery.
CROTTY - William Lyndney, on 4 March at -- Akaroa,  hus. of -- father of -- age 80 --  Harewood Crematorium.
DAVIES - Stanley,  on 2 March at Auckland, hus. of -- father of --  Harewood Crematorium.
EDWARDS - Maud Evelyn,  on 4 March at -- wife of late Edward James,  mother of -- age 88
 
Deaths - 015
ESKER - Jean Lucia, on 4 March at -- wife of late Frank, mother of -- age 63 --   Harewood Crematorium.
FRATER - Raymond Malcolm, (2/NZEF, Reg. no. 17572) on 4 March,  hus. of -- stepfather of --  Ruru Lawn Cemetery --
FRAZER - Scott Andrew,  on 2 March at -- son of --  age 16 --

Deaths - 016
FRAZER - Scott Andrew,  (2 notices)
FREETH - Jaqueta,  on 2 March at Palmerston North,  mother of --
GILLINGHAM - Mary Cordelia,  on 5 March at -- dau. of late Robert & Hilda, sister of late Max --

Deaths - 017
GILMOUR - Patrick Thomas, (2/NZEF, 4th Field Reg.) on 5 March at -- hus. of --  father of -- age 65,  Waimari Cemetery.
GILMOUR - Patrick Thomas,  son of late Patrick & leon tena, brother of --  
HALVORSON - Margaret Rhoda, on 5 March at -- wife of late Bert, mother of -- age 81 -- Ruru Lawn Cemetery.
HAMMON - Eileen May,  on 4 March at -- wife of late Jack,  mother of --  age 87,  Ruru Lawn Cemetery .

Deaths018
HAY - William Watson P. (2/NZEF, 26th Batt. Reg. no. 16619)  on 5 March at -- hus. of -- father of -- age 72 -- Canterbury Crematorium (6 notices)

Deaths - 019
HORN - Thora Cecille, on 3 March at -- Invercargill,  wife of late  -- dau. of --  sister of -- 
INGRAM - Harold Bartlett, on 4 March at ---- father of --  son of --  and late Thelma,  brother of --
JONES - Marjory Ann,  on 3 March at Oamaru, wife of -- mother of --  Rangiora Park Cemetery .
KENNEDY - John, --
LE COMTE - Margaret Edith, on 4 March, wife of -- mother of --

Deaths - 020
McKELVIE - Cecil Charles, on 6 March at -- hus. of father of --  age 57, Orowaiti Cemetery --
McMILLAN - Ruth Thelma,  on 5 March, at -- wife of late Herbert,  mother of --  age 70,
NELSON - Sister Therese, on 5 March at -- Hawke;s Bay, Wharerangi Lawn Cemetery.
PROSSER - Harold Henry, (Reg. no. 76652 26th Batt, 2/NZEF) on 2 March at -- hus. of --  father of -- son of -- brother of --  Harewood Crematorium.

Deaths - 021
SMITH - Elizabeth Alice, on 3 March at Wellington,  wife of late Gilbert Charles, mother of --
SMITH - Reginald David, on 2 March at Rotorua, -- brother of --
VAN PELT - Arie, hus. of --  father of --  

Funeral Notices - 022
BETHKE - Frances Harriet -- this day, Canterbury Crematorium --
BREACH - Ruth Christina --  this day -- Woolston Cemetery --
CLELLAND - Morven Stephen,  --  this day -- Canterbury Crematorium --
CUMBERPATCH - Raymond Arthur, -- this day --Canterbury Crematorium --

Funeral Notices - 023
SCHIMANSKI - James Lewis, --  this day -- Ruru Lawn Cemetery ---

In Memoriam - 024
BURKE - on 6 March 1983 ---
GIBSON - Irene,  on 6 March 1981 ---
HIRST - Ena,   on 6 March 1981 --  
PAGE - Jim, ----
SMITH - Lee-Anne Rose,  on 6 March 1982 ---
WOOLFORD - Leonard William,  on 6 March 1983 --
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Wednesday 7 March 1984
Births - 025
Bodger,  Brown,  Conaglen,  Couston,  Dooley,  Hunter,  Keegan,  Loopecker,  Murphy,  Nicholls,  Salazar,  Seaward, Wheatley, Yorke.

Deaths  - 026
BISSET - Jean Isabel Ecila,  on 5 March at Dunedin, dau. of late Wilfred & Christina,  sister of --  
BROWN - Isabella,  on 5 March at --Blenheim,  wife of --  mother of -- sister of --  
CHUDLEY - Herbert Edward,  on 4 March at --  hus. of late Dorothy Hamilton,  uncle of --

Deaths  - 027
CORNWELL - Richard Albert,  on 6 March at --  son of late Albert & Mona,  ---  Canterbury Crematorium --
FAGAN - Athol Frederick,  on 5 March at Greymouth, hus. of -- father of -- brother of --age 72

Deaths028
FAGAN - Athol Frederick,  brother in law of --  
FLETCHER - Mavis Annie, (nee LINGHAM) on 6 March at --  wife of late Stanley, mother of --  age 76,  Waimari Cemetery.
GILLINGHAM - Mary Cordelia, on 5 March at -- dau. of late Robert & Hilda, sister of  --
HALVORSON - Margaret Rhode,
HAY - William Watson P.  (2/NZEF, 26th Batt. Reg. no. 16619)  on 5 March at -- hus. of -- father of -- stepfather of -- Canterbury Crematorium --

Deaths - 029
HAY - William Watson P.  (5 more notices)
INGRAM - Harold Bartlett, on 4 March in Southland,  father of -- son of -- brother of --

Deaths030
JORDAN - George Richard, on 5 March at --  hus. of late Clair Jordan. father of --  age 75 --
KENNEDY - Henry David,  on 6 March at Wellington, hus. of --  brother of --  age 77 --

Deaths - 031
LILLEY - Leonard Allen, on 6 March at -- son of late John Allen & Rosina,  brother of --  age 78 --  Ashburton New Lawn Cemetery --
McKELVIE - Cecil Charles,  on 5 March at Westport, son of late James 7 Mary,  brother of --
McMILLAN - Ruth Thelma,  on 5 March at -- wife of late Herbert, mother of -- age 70 --  Harewood Crematorium.
MARR - Thomas Meldrum, (Reg. no 14197 20th Batt.)  on 6 March at -- hus. of -- father of -- age 72 -- Orowaiti Cemetery --

Deaths - 032
MONTAGU - Valerie Frances,  on 6 March at Kaiapoi, wife of late John,  mother of -- 
MORROW - Thomas Johnston,  on 2 March at --  son of late Mr & Mrs T. H.  brother of --
MURPHY - Thomas Joseph,  on 6 March at Dunedin, brother of --
MURRAY - Sarah May, on 6 March at --- wife of late John Clarence,  sister of -- Canterbury Crematorium --
RARE - Maureen Lillian May, on 6 March at --- wife of --  mother of --  Alexandra Cemetery --

Deaths - 033
RIDDEN - Albert Douglas (Reg. no 19182, 2/NZEF, 3rd Div.)  on 6 March at -- son of late George & Ada, brother of --
ROTH - Elisabeth, on 6 March at -- wife of late Aloyisius, mother of --  Canterbury Crematorium --
WAKEHAM - Kae E. (formerly Howie, nee BASS)  on 5 March at Taupo, wife of -- mother of --

Deaths - 034
WALLACE - Eric Andrew,  on 5 March at Waimate, hus. of -- father of --  Waimate Cemetery ---
WALLACE - Eric Andrew,  on 5 March,  5th son of  --- & late Joseph,  brother of -- 
WOODS - Douglas Thomas, on 6 March at --- hus. of -- --    Chertsey Cemetery --

Deaths - 035
WOODS - Douglas Thomas, on 6 March at --- son of late Sloan & Jessie,  brother of  ---  

Funeral Notices - 036
AYERS - Helen,  -- this day --Canterbury Crematorium --
CROTTY - William Lydney,  --  this day -- Harewood Crematorium.
GILMOUR - Patrick Thomas, -- this day -- Waimari Cemetery --
KENNEDY -  John Bernard,  -- this day -- Waimari Cemetery --
Le COMPTE - Margaret Edith,  -- this day --
RIDDEN - A.D. -- tomorrow --  R.A.O.B. Pride of Ellesmere Lodge, No. 260 ---

In Memoriam037
ATKINSON - Neville Richard ---
CAMPBELL - Roderick Neil, --
PLATO - Violet Agnes,  1 yr ago today --
WOODSFORD - Myrtle Georgina, -- 1 yr ago today --
ZILINSKAS - Henry,  ---

Golden Wedding - 038
SHRUBSHALL - LAREDO -  on 7 March 1934 -----
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Thursday 8 March 1984
Births - 039
Brice,  Coombe,  Eathorne,  Harvey,  Kamo,  Lester,  McDougall,  Moorland,  Murray,  O'Neill,  Ormandy,  Stanley.

Deaths - 040
BLYTH - Myra Louis, on 5 March at -- wife of -- mother of --  cremated Palmerston North --
BRYAN - Mary jessie, on 7 March of -- Invercargill,   wife of late Douglas, mother of -- sister of -- 
CHARLES - Leonard,  on 4 March,  son of late Richard & Margaret,  age 72 --  Ruru Lawn Cemetery ---
CROMB - Ian Burns,  on 6 March at -- hus. of late Valmai,  father of --
DAWSON - John Roberts, on 6 March at -- Nelson,  hus. of -- father of -- age 84 --

Deaths041
EDWARDS - Maud Evelyn, on 4 March at Wellington,  wife of late Edward James, son of Annie & Bill,  sister of --
FAGAN - Athol Frederick,  on 5 March at Greymouth,  hus. of -- father of -- Canterbury Crematorium --
GUISE - John William Blackstock,  on 28 Feb. at -- NSW,  hus. of -- father of -- Armidale Lawn Cemetery --
HIGGINS - Herbert Stanley,  on 7 March at ---   hus. of -- father of -- Hamilton Park Crematorium --

Deaths - 042
MONTAGU - Valerie Frances,  on 6 March at -- wife of late John, mother of --
RIDDEN - Albert Douglas (Reg. no 19182, 2/NZEF, 3rd Div.)  on 6 March at -- son of late George & Ada, brother of --
RUTLEDGE - William Ernest,  on 6 March at -- Blenheim,  hus. of late Gladys, father of -- age 80 --

Deaths - 043
WILSON - Eva,  on 7 March at Greymouth,  wife of -- mother of -- sister of -- Okuru Cemetery --

Funeral Notices - 044
BROWN - Isabella,  -- this day -- Canterbury Crematorium --
DAVIES - Stanley, -- this day ---Harewood  Crematorium --
FLETCHER - Mavis Annie,  -- this day --  Waimari Cemetery --
FRATER - Raymond Malcolm,  --  Ruru lawn Cemetery --
MURRAY -  Sarah May,   -- this day --- Canterbury Crematorium --
ROTH - Elisabeth,  -- this day -- Canterbury Crematorium --
RIDDEN - A.D. -- tomorrow --  R.A.O.B. Pride of Ellesmere Lodge, No. 260 ---

In Memoriam045
WOODHOUSE - Craig John,  on 8 March 1978  (3 notices) 


Saturday 10 March 1984
Births - 046
Beckingham,  Brandts-Giesen,  Chisholm,  Clark,  Guise,  Gyde,  Hanson,  Harvey,  Insull,  King,  Lacey,  Livingstone,  Manson, Marshall,  Mayer,  Selwyn,  Smith.

Deaths - 047
AVIS - Arthur George Edward,  on 9 March at --  hus. of --  age 70,  Ruru Lawn Cemetery ---
BRYAN - Thelma Myrtle,  on 9 March at Greymouth,  -- wife of --sister of -   Karoro Lawn Cemetery --
CUNNINGHAM - Ernest (Reg. no. 484023)  on 9 March  at Hokitika -- hus. of --  father of ---  age 69

Deaths - 048
CUNNINGHAM - Wallace Henry Francis Stirling,  on 9 March at -- hus. of late Elsie,  father of --  Harewood Crematorium.
DURIE - Ella Myrtle,  on 9 March at -- wife of late Allan,  mother of --  age 78 -- Canterbury Crematorium.
EDWARDS - Richard Henry,  on 8 March at --  hus. of -- brother of --    Harewood Crematorium.
HARVEY - Edith Mabel,  on 8 March at Westport,  wife of late Charles Frederick, -- mother of -- age 63
HEATON - Percy William, (Reg. no. 38099 RNZAF)  on 9 March at -- Blenheim,  hus. of -- father of --  age 70,  Fairhall Cemetery.

Deaths - 049
HEATON - Percy William, --- brother of ---
ISON - Mary Josephine Selina,  on 9 March at --  mother of --
KITNEY - Thelma,  ----
LEDGER - Rebecca Lee,  on 8 March at --  (4 notices) 

Deaths050
MacKAY - John Horrell,  on 8 March at -- Gore, hus. of -- father of --  Charlton Park Cemetery.
MacKAY - John Horrell,   --  son of --  brother of ---

Deaths - 051
NEILSEN - Gordon Albert, (Reg. no. 43134 NZ Engineers)  on 8 March at Westport,  hus. of -- father of --  age 63 --
SERRA - Joan Doreen,  on 9 March at --  wife of -- mother of -- dau. of -- 
SWAN - Thoedore, on 8 March --  son of -- brother of -- age 20 --  Memorial Park Cemetery -- (4 notices)

Funeral Notices052
BROWN - Hugh,    --  this day -- 
DEED - Aaron Paul, --  this day --

In Memoriam053
BARRINGTON - Constance Louise,  7 yrs ago today --
BISHOP - Margaret Ann (nee WILSON)  on 10 March 1968 --
BURGESS - Richard Henry,  on 10 March 1970 --
COLENSO - Barry Arnold,  ---

In Memoriam054
GRAHAM - Trevor George,   on 11 March 1982 --
HOOPER - W.J.  on 10 March 1983 --
HUME - Helen Jean,  on 12 March 1977 --
JACOBS -   Adrian Timothy,  on 11 March 1983 -- age 18.
JOHNSON - Gavin Peter,  on 11 March 1978 ----

In Memoriam055
LOGAN - L.H.  on 10 March 1983 --  (3 notices)
MILLAR - Ian John,  -- 5 yrs ago today --
ROWE - Steven Barry,  on 10 March 1983 --  age 17.

In Memoriam -  056
TAINUI -  Bill,  on 11 March 1978,  --
WAIPOURI - Ngaire Jocelyn,  on 11 March 1983 (6 notices)

In Memoriam -  057
WAIPOURI - Ngaire Jocelyn,   age 23,  (2 more notices) 

Wedding - 058
BRUN - OLDS -
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