Current Funerals

Funeral Notices will be posted here each week

MATHESON Dale (Butch) (Private Service has been held)

18.11.1948 to 2.1.2022. Dearly loved husband of Pam, loving father to Hayley and Troy, best step – dad, to Pania and Paul, poppa to all his grandies. ‘The world is a sadder place without this kind, generous and most loyal of men, who will be so deeply mourned’. At his request, a cremation has taken place.

LYON Trevor (Private Cremation held)

28.5.1929 – 1.1.2022. Passed away peacefully at Devonport Palms, Tauranga. Dearly loved husband of Mary, much loved dad of Dianne (deceased), Christine, Doreen (deceased), Karen (deceased), and Joanne. Loved grandad to Jarrad, Daniel, Ally, Sam, Hayden, Katie and Blake, great grandfather to Theo and Riley. As requested by Trevor, a private cremation has been held. Communication to the Lyon Family  c/o P.O. Box 650 Tauranga 3144.

McKENZIE Andrew Kenneth (Funeral Service Tuesday 11th January)

On 31.12.2021, unexpectedly at his home, aged 69 years. The heart and soul of his wife Louise, much loved dad to Matthew and Quintin, much loved poppa Mac to Abby, Emma and Erin. A service to celebrate Andrew’s life, will be held at the Pyes Pa Memorial Park Chapel, 403 Pyes Pa Rd, Tauranga, on Tuesday 11 January at 1pm, followed by burial. Communication to the McKenzie family, c/o P.O. Box 650 Tauranga 3144.

CUMMINS Melva Doreen (nee Wasley) (Funeral Service Monday 10th January)

27.12.1928 – 2.1.2022

Passed away peacefully at Radius Matua Tauranga. Beloved wife of the late Wallace (Wally) Cummins, for 44 years. Loved mother of Charmaine (Charley) Pickett, Marilyn Broadbent, and Tina Drummond. Grandmother to Clayton and Shaun Broadbent, and Jordan Pickett. Daughter of Sam and Doris Wasley. Foster daughter of Mick and Mary Wellard. Sister of Jack, Bill, Leslie, Doris, Cecil, Colin, Len and Lorna. The family would like to acknowledge their appreciation of the kind and loving care from the staff of Radius Matua, particularly from the nurses and caregivers.  A service for Melva, will be held Hillsdene Chapel, 143 13th Ave Tauranga, on Monday 10 January at 11am, followed by private family burial. Communication to the Cummins Family, c/o P.O. Box 650 Tauranga 3144.

DAVIES, David Hugh (Private Service held)

On 28 December 2021 surrounded by family. Loved husband of the late Erina (Billie), Dad to Marina, Ken, Daphne, Malcom, Jason and Erina; and Taid to his eleven grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. “Sadly missed by his family always.” A private service for Taffy has been held. All messages to or by facebook.

HADLOW, Gwen (private cremation held)

Peacefully in Tauranga on December 15, 2021 aged 95 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Ron. Loved mother of Graham and mother in law of Liz. Loved by her 3 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. Will be sadly missed, now at rest. A private cremation has been held. Messages to the Hadlow family C/- PO Box 650, Tauranga 3144.

SHAW, Anthony Hamilton (Tony) (Funeral Service Monday, 20th December)

Peacefully on 17 December 2021. Dearly loved husband and best friend of Maureen for 65 years. Loved Dad and father in law of Stephen, Ananphorn, Roger, Shona, Brett and Christine. Adored Pop of all his grandchildren. Service to be held at St Peters Anglican Church, Victoria Rd, Mt Maunganui on Monday 20 December at 11am. Tony’s funeral will be a vaccinated event, please show your vaccine pass on arrival. Messages to the Shaw family C/- PO Box 650 Tauranga 3144.

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