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.

Kenneth Albert Gardiner (Ken)

Service date to be decided.

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GARDINER Kenneth Albert (Ken)

Peacefully with family at Chalmers Rest Home, New Plymouth on Friday 21 June 2019, aged 92.

Dearly loved husband of Ngaire (deceased)

Loved Dad of Alexis, Averil, Reijel, Blair, Megan, Duncan, and Hamish and their partners.

Cherished by all his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Messages to the Gardiner family may be left on Ken’s tribute page at eagars.co.nz/ken

“After a life well lived, an old Liverpudlian has returned home”

In accordance with the family’s wishes, a private cremation has been held.  A memorial service to remember Ken will take place at a later date.

Raymond Victor Gyde

Service to be held on
02 Jul 2019 at 12:00 AM.

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GYDE Raymond Victor (Ray)

Peacefully at Taranaki Base Hospital on Thursday 20 June 2019, aged 94.  Dearly loved husband of the late Lyn, father and father-in-law of Colin, Rodney and Pam, Donald and Carol, Vicky and Cameron, Michelle and Greg, loved Grandfather of all his grandchildren and great grandchildren. 

According to Ray’s wishes a private family farewell is to be held.

Reece Stephen Ball

Service was held on
21 Jun 2019 at 10:30 AM.

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BALL, Reece Stephen (Pumba):

Suddenly on, Sunday 16 June in his 35th year. Soul mate, best friend and husband of Regina. Awesome and happy dad of Ziella, and Samia. Loved son of Bruce and Trish. Dearly loved brother of Melissa, Simon & Bridget, and the late Michael. Fun uncle of Jazmine, Summer, and Thomas. You will be so sadly missed.

All messages to the Ball Family may be left on Reece’s tribute at www.eagars.co.nz/reece or sent c/-174 Lemon Street, New Plymouth 4312.

A service to farewell Reece will be held at Eagars Te Henui Chapel, 174 Lemon Street, New Plymouth on Friday 21 June 2019 at 10.30am.

Patrick Graeme (Pat) Poletti

Service was held on
18 Jun 2019 at 02:00 PM.

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POLETTI Patrick Graeme (Pat)

Peacefully after an incredible journey Pat died at Te Rangimarie Hospice on Monday 10 June 2019 with his family by his side.  Aged 57.

Most dearly loved husband and best friend of Cynthia.  Loved and loving Dad of Nina, Connie and Doug, Roma, Caterina, and Dominik and Elena.  Grosspapi of Mara.  Special companion of Dave - dog.

Messages to the Poletti family may be left on Pat’s tribute page at www.eagars.co.nz/pat .

Donations to Taranaki Hospice would be appreciated and may be left at the service.

Friends are invited to join Pat’s family to celebrate his life at a service held at Eagars Te Henui Chapel, 174 Lemon Street, New Plymouth on Tuesday 18 June 2019 at 2.00pm.  A private cremation will be held.

 

Anthony Russel (Tony) Watts

Service was held on
18 Jun 2019 at 10:30 AM.

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WATTS, Anthony Russell (Tony)

After a courageous journey with cancer Tony passed peacefully at Te Rangimarie Hospice on Thursday, 13 June 2019 aged 82 years. Beloved husband, lifelong partner and companion in arms to Denise for 56 years. Dearly loved dad and father-in-law of Caroline & Larry Charteris, Steve & Nic, Philip, and Sue & Andy Duncan. Adored and appreciated Grandad of Graeme & Lydia, Jenny, Chris, Daniel, Josh, Nathan, Steph, Nolan, Alex, and great grandad of Noah, and Isabelle.

All messages to the Watts’ Family may be sent c/-172 Lemon Street, New Plymouth 4312.

Donations to the Taranaki Hospice would be much appreciated and may be left at the service.

A service to celebrate Tony’s life will be held at Eagars Te Henui Chapel, 172 Lemon Street, New Plymouth on Tuesday 18 June at 10:30am, followed by a private cremation.

Francis William Moses

Service was held on
08 Jun 2019 at 11:00 AM.

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MOSES, Francis William

Peacefully at home surrounded by his family on Tuesday, 4 June 2019 in his 76 th year. Dearly loved Husband of Loretta. Cherished father and father-in-law of Tracy & Wayne Plaatjies, and Cristen & Richard Rota. Adored Pa of his 6 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.

Messages to the Moses’ Family may be left on Francis’ tribute page www.eagars.co.nz or sent c/-174 Lemon Street, New Plymouth 4312.

A service to celebrate Francis’ life will be held at North Point Baptist Church, 116 Mangati Road, Bell Block on Saturday 8 June at 11:00am, followed by a private burial.

Virginia May (GINI) Handley

Service was held on
06 Jun 2019 at 02:00 PM.

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HANDLEY, Virginia (Gini)

Our beautiful Gini fought breast cancer with courage and great dignity for nearly 10 years but finally found peace on June 1 st surrounded by her family. She threw everything at it, never gave up and never had a single complaint. She unreservedly loved and was loved by Richard (Rick), Kit and Angela with Charlotte and Jimmy, Georgie and Angus with Scarlett and Sasha, Nicky and Tom with Tilly and Henry…. and all of her friends and Chalky.

Messages for Gini’s family may be left on her tribute page at www.eagars.co.nz/gini .  In preference to flowers donations to Hospice Taranaki would be appreciated and may be left at the service.

A celebration service for Gini will be held at Eagars Te Henui Chapel, 174 Lemon Street, New Plymouth on Thursday 6 June 2019 at 2.00pm, a private cremation will be held.

Kelly Maree Cotter-Childs

Service was held on
05 Jun 2019 at 02:00 PM.

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COTTER-CHILDS Kelly Maree:

Peacefully at home with her family on Thursday 30 May 2019, aged 34.

Cherished wife of Simon.

Beloved daughter of Maree and Wayne Broadmore, and Murray and Lyndal.

Awesome sister of Andrew and Talya, Jared, Karl, Lisa and Andy, Shane, Letitia and Jason.

Loved Aunty of Mitchell, Scarlett, Joel, Alex, Nina, and Hunter.

Will be sadly missed by all who loved her – especially Rocky!

In preference to flowers a donation to the Friedreich Ataxia Research Association New Zealand would be welcomed and can be made online at fara.org.nz or may be left at Kelly’s service.

Messages to Kelly’s family can be left on her tribute page at eagars.co.nz/kelly.

A service to celebrate Kelly’s life will be held at the Eagars Te Henui Chapel, 172 Lemon Street, New Plymouth on Wednesday 5 June 2019 at 2pm, followed by a private cremation.