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MATAIRA. James Cyril, (Jimmy).

Peacefully at home with Ted, on Tuesday night 11th February 2020. Dearly loved son of the late Elizabeth and the late James Mataira. Dearly loved brother and best friend of Ted and Ivan, loved brother-in-law of Wendy. A very loved uncle to Grant & Tasha and great uncle to all his nieces & nephews. A service to celebrate Jimmy's life will be held at his home, 75 West Plains Road, Invercargill on Saturday 15th February at 10 am. A private cremation to follow. Messages to 75 West Plains Road, Waikiwi, Invercargill 9810.


With her beloved husband John by her side, Gellie has passed away in her own home as per her wishes on Saturday 1st February 2020, in her 80th year. Loved wife and soul mate of John Neilson. Cherished mother & mother in law of Stephen & Anne, Tony & Karina,. Adored nana of Jess, Aimee, Tim, & Joel. Great grandmother of Kaylee, Cohen, & Storm. Loved sister of Willie Kempenaar, the late Loekie van der Wal & Gerben Kempenaar. Much loved aunt of all her nieces & nephews. A service to celebrate Gellie`s life will be held in the All Saints Church, Dee Street, Invercargill on Wednesday 12th February 2020 at 2pm. Followed by an interment at Eastern cemetery. Messages to 21 Coronation Street, Invercargill 9812.

REID, Douglas Malcom Mayo.

Passed peacefully surrounded by his loved ones at Hospice Southland, on Tuesday 14th January 2020. Aged 67. Beloved & cherished husband and best friend of Yvonne, for 40 years. Loved and adored father & father in law of the late Regan, and Sasha, Deborah & Robert Mooney. Beautiful and amazing poppa and great poppa of all his grand & great grandchildren.

“I love you all. Its been a great trip. Lay me Down”

A service to celebrate Doug's life will be held in the Southland Crematorium, Rockdale Road, Invercargill on Saturday 18th January 2020 at 10.30 am. In Lieu of flowers a donation to Hospice Southland would be gratefully accepted and can be made at the service. Messages to the Reid family at P.O. Box 632, Invercargill

​ MCCOLGAN, Alice Elizabeth.

Peacefully with family by her side at Hospice Southland on Saturday 11th January 2020 aged 81. beloved wife of the late Dave. Much loved mother & mother in law of John & Rosina McColgan, Kay Bowman, Lee & Ray Manson. Adored nanna of Wendy & Shaun, Andre & Serena, Shaun & Tiharny, Tash, Alyse & Jesse, Christopher, Corey & Saskia. Much loved great nanna of all her great grandchildren. Much loved sister in law of Maureen Wells & Helen Harpur. As per Alice's wishes a private cremation has taken place. Message to “The McColgan Family to 26 Maitland Street, Invercargill

CALVERT, Shona Beryl, (nee Cain).​

Peacefully at Clair House on Saturday 11th January 2020. In her 93rd Year. Beloved wife of Frank. Loved and treasured mother & mother-in-law of Brenda Stuart (Ashburton), Alistair & Kay, Judy & Steve Murch (Alexander), Sally (Australia), Irene & Kembal Davis. Loved granny of the late Brendon & Paula, Grant, Mark & Samadhi; Scott & Fiona, Ian & Elena, Peter & Anna; Carrie & Hamish, Mike & Julie; Daniel & Crystal, and Grace. Loved great granny of her 17 great grandchildren. A loved aunt to all her nieces & nephews. A celebration of Shona's life will be held in the St David's Church, Regent Street, Invercargill on Friday 17th January 2020 at 1pm, followed by an interment at the Eastern Cemetery. Messages to “The Calvert, Family PO Box 632, Invercargill.

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