Funerals

Below you will see all the services we are currently looking after as well as have looked after in the past four weeks.  For older services, please use the search box above.

Brian David Batchelor

Service to be held on
25 Jun 2018 at 02:00 PM.

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BATCHELOR Brian David

Peacefully at Summerset Mountain View Rest Home after a long illness, Brian was reunited with his loving life partner Colleen on Tuesday 19 June 2018, aged 84 years.  Loving Dad of David and Wendy, Andrew and Mary-Ellen, and Colin and Davy.  Treasured Grandad of Chris and Sharlotte, Scott and Kate; Emily, Sam, and Joe; Socheat and Reece, James, and Jordan.  Loving Poppy of Elizabeth, Harriet, and Ella.  Loved brother and brother-in-law of Tony and Lara, and Terry and Pat.

In preference to flowers donations to Taranaki Hospice would be appreciated and may be left at the service.

Messages to the Batchelor family may be placed on Brian’s tribute page at www.eagars.co.nz .

A celebration of Brian’s life will be held at Eagar’s Te Henui Chapel, 174 Lemon Street, New Plymouth on Monday 25 June 2018 at 2.00pm.  A private cremation will be held.

James Andrew Coulton

Service was held on
22 Jun 2018 at 02:00 PM.

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COULTON James Andrew (Jim) peacefully at Taranaki Base Hospital on Sunday 17 June 2018, aged 86 years. Much loved husband of Ruth and the late Edna. Adored father and father-in-law of Marise & Bryn, Kerry & Lyn, and Shane & Sarah. Loved step-dad of Heather & Ross, Peter & Sharon, Rosalie & Kevin, and Melanie & Phil. Proud Poppa of Lisa, Erin; Amy, Andrew, William; Julia, Helena; Scott, Kirsten; Nicole, Tasha; Lukas, Drinagh, Cheryl, Buzz, Stacey and his 13 ½ great grandchildren. In preference to flowers a donation may be made to St John Ambulance and left at the service. All messages to the Coulton Family c/- 174 Lemon Street New Plymouth 4312 or left on Jim’s tribute page at www.eagars.co.nz .

Family and friends are invited to a celebration of Jim’s life to be held at Eagars’ Te Henui Chapel 174 Lemon Street New Plymouth on Friday 22 June 2018 at 2.00pm.

Stephen Charles Murphy

Passed away on 13 Jun 2018

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MURPHY Stephen Charles
Suddenly at home on Tuesday 12 June 2018 aged 63 years. Dearly loved 
husband, loving father and father-in-law of Christine, Rachel and Brett and 
Brett and Sarah.
Messages for Stephen’s family may be placed on his tribute page at 
www.eagars.co.nz or posted 16 Protea Place, Bell Block.
According to Stephen’s wishes a private service will be held.

 

Fay Sheehy

Service was held on
13 Jun 2018 at 11:00 AM.

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SHEEHY Fay

Peacefully at Jean Sandel Rest Home on Friday 8 June 2018, in her 94 th year.  Dearly loved wife of the late Doug.  Much loved and loving mother and mother-in-law of Dianne and Gordon Mills (Auckland), Max and Jackie (Ashhurst), Christine and Glen Fale (New Plymouth), Yvonne Menzies (New Plymouth), and the late Murray.  Precious Nana Fay of all her grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.  All messages to the Sheehy Family c/- 172 Lemon Street, New Plymouth or tributes may be left online at www.eagars.co.nz .

A service to celebrate Fay’s life will be held at Eagars’ Te Henui Chapel, 174 Lemon Street, New Plymouth on Wednesday 13 June 2018 at 11.00am followed by her being laid to rest at Eltham Cemetery at 2.30pm.

Beverley (Bev) Paddy

Service was held on
12 Jun 2018 at 01:30 PM.

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PADDY Beverley (Bev)

Peacefully at Summerset Mountain View Retirement Village on Friday 8 June 2018 with her family at her side.  In her 89 th year.  Dearly loved wife of the late Denzil.  Very much loved mother and mother-in-law of Denise and the late Keith Hooper, Sue and Selwyn Long, Terry and Roz, and kiwi mum of Rumiko.  Cherished Gigi of all her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

In preference to flowers donations to St John’s Ambulance would be appreciated and may be left at the service.  All messages to the Paddy Family c/- Eagars Funerals, 174 Lemon Street, New Plymouth or tributes may be left online at www.eagars.co.nz .

A service to celebrate Bev’s life will be held at Eagars Te Henui Chapel, 174 Lemon Street, New Plymouth on Tuesday 12 June 2018 at 1.30pm.  A private cremation will be held.

David Roger Fleming

Service was held on
12 Jun 2018 at 10:30 AM.

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FLEMING David Roger

Peacefully at Taranaki Base Hospital on Thursday 7 June 2018 after a courageous journey.  Loved son of the late John and Eunice.  Much loved father and father-in-law of Lisa and Matthew, Crockett and Emma.  Treasured Grandad of John, Karolin, Kayleigh, Renee, and Beau.

All messages to the Fleming family, 23c King Street, Opunake or online tributes may be left at www.eagars.co.nz .

Special thanks to TBH Renal Dept and Ward 4B staff for all their care.

Funeral Mass to celebrate David’s life will be held at Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church, Whitcombe Street, Opunake on Tuesday 12 June 2018 at 11.30am, followed by his burial at Opunake Cemetery.

Bruce Kirkby Frank

Service was held on
11 Jun 2018 at 10:30 AM.

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FRANK Bruce Kirkby

Peacefully after a short illness at Taranaki Base Hospital on Wednesday 6 June 2018.

Dearly loved husband of Bev for 61 years.

Adored and respected Dad of Paul and Diane, Shona and Mike Green, and Richard and Kay.

Cherished Pop of Ashleigh and Thomas, Daniel and Jacey, Mitchell and Kendall, and Lewis; Emily, and Sophie.

In preference to flowers a donation to Hospice Taranaki would be appreciated and may be left at the service.  Messages to the Frank family may be left at www.eagars.co.nz .

Bruce’s life will be celebrated with a service at Eagars Te Henui Chapel, 174 Lemon Street, New Plymouth on Monday 11 June at 10.30am, followed by a private cremation.

Bernard Lawrence (Sam) Keller

Service was held on
08 Jun 2018 at 11:00 AM.

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KELLER Bernard Lawrence (Sam)

Peacefully at Taranaki Base Hospital in his 91 st year on Monday 4 June 2018.

Dearly loved husband of Amy (deceased).

Loved and cherished Dad of Judy, Russell and Colleen, Peter and Vicki, Doug and Selina, and Paul and Michelle.

‘GranSam’ to all his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Messages to the Keller family may be left at www.eagars.co.nz .  In preference to flowers a donation St John North Taranaki Ward would be appreciated and may be left at the service.

A service to celebrate Sam’s life will be held at Eagars Te Henui Chapel, 174 Lemon Street, New Plymouth on Friday 8 June 2018 at 11am, followed by a private cremation.