It is with great sadness that we farewell our Mum who passed away peacefully on Monday 31 July 2023 in Hastings Hospital, surrounded by her loving whanau.
Cherished wife of Allan (dec). Hearty Mum of Mina and Joe, Boydie (dec), Jaye, Claude, Ted, Jemal, Bon, Dallas, and Ricky. Doting Nanny to all her mokopuna. Cherished sister, aunty and cousin.
Mum will lie at Waimako Marae from Tuesday afternoon where her tangi will be held on Thursday 3 August 2023 at 11 am followed by her burial in Orangitirohia Urupa.
“No more mamae our Mama, you were our gangsta hearty until the end. Loving you always Mama.” Your crazy Tamariki.
Sunrise 31st July 1946
Sunset 28th July 2023
Beloved son of May and James (Jimmy) Lawrence.
Loved Father of Chelsey and Dean, and Sasha. Beloved Pāpā (Paka) of Iris (deceased), August, and Hugo.
Beloved brother of Rex, Jean, Josephine, Brian, Ben and Doreen.
Much loved Uncle, cousin, friend, Pāpā Ron of many and mailman of RD54.
Ronald will lie at home 94 Campbell Street, Wairoa. A funeral service for Ronald will be held at Pickering Funeral Chapel, Wairoa on Monday 31 July 2023 at 11am. Followed by a private cremation.
Passed away at home Mahia on Tuesday 25 July 2023, in the company of his loving whanau. Sweetheart of Janice. Adored father of Samuel, Geoffrey, and Rachel. Loved poppa to all his mokopuna and mokomoko. From Thursday Pera will lie at Kaiuku Marae, Mahia where his funeral service will be held on Saturday 29 July 2023 at 11am, followed by a private cremation. All messages to 317 Mahia East Coast Road, Mahia 4198.
Ngati Hinehika, Te Whatuiapiti, Ngati Kuri, Ngati Uenuku
Born 14 March 1958, Passed 17 July 2023.
Beloved daughter of the late Taewha Karamaene Te Hapuku (dec) and Sam Ripia (dec). Mother of Willie, Oriwa, Kaa, Marley, Moana (dec), Natasha, Tamati, Te Haupai and Te Kahu. Grandmother and great grandmother to many more.
A loved aunty, cousin, sis, mate to all her whanau and friends who reside in Tauranga, Te Reinga all the way to Winton.
Mum suddenly passed away at Tauranga hospital on Monday and is laying at home at 9 Argyll Road, Greerton, Tauranga. Poroporoaki will commence at 7pm on Thursday 20 July.
At 6am on Friday 21 July, Mum will be taken to Te Waiiti Marae, Ruatahuna for a short service followed by her burial beside her father.
Hakari to follow back in Tauranga. All messages to 9 Argyll Road, Greerton, Tauranga.
Happily freed from this earthly realm, having soared to the divine world united with her daughter, her mother, her father and all her whanau beyond who await to greet her.
Passed away peacefully at Gisborne Hospital on Monday 17th July 2023 aged 84 years old.
Much loved wife to Pat (dec). Loving mother of Chris and Paul. Treasured Nana to all her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Cherished sister and sister in law to Judy and Ken, Avis and Ross, and Laraine (dec). Much respected Aunty to her many nieces and nephews. Special friend to Jo, Wendy, Tracey, Lynda, Michelle and may more.
Heartfelt thanks to the staff at Glengarry and Te Wiremu Rest Homes for their kindness and care they showed Maida.
Maida will lie at Pickering’s Chapel from Tuesday 18.7.2023 where her funeral service will be held on Thursday 20.7.2023 at 11 am followed by her burial with her darling Pat in the Te Reinga Urupa. Prior to her leaving for Te Reinga, whanau and friends are invited to share refreshments and memories at the Anglican Church Hall after the service.