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.

Joan Helen Holyoake

Service to be held on
01 Oct 2020 at 10:30 AM.

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Holyoake Joan Helen

Peacefully at Chalmers Rest Home on Saturday 26 September 2020.  Aged 94 years.  Dearly loved wife of the late Don for 68 years.  Loved and respected mother and mother-in-law of Janet (deceased), Ken and Janene, Ian and JL,  Alison Sutton, Murray and Roslyn.  Cherished Gran of Catherine and Ken, Bryan and Kathryn; Joshua, Cinnamon; Shane and Melissa, Amy and Brandon;  Christopher and Anna, Logan and Carmen, Mitchell, Victoria, Zoe; and her great grandchildren Nikita, Rimu, Arthur, Florence; Arabella, Asha-Lily, Jake;  Greer and Sasha

Messages for the Holyoake family may be left on Joan’s tribute page at eagars.co.nz/joan.

Family and friends are invited to a service to celebrate Joan’s life at Eagars Te Henui Chapel, 174 Lemon Street, New Plymouth on Thursday 1st October 2020 at 10.30am, those who are unable to attend are welcome to viewing her service via her tribute page.  A private cremation will be held.

Raewyn Jeanette Stokoe

Service was held on
28 Sep 2020 at 10:30 AM.

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STOKOE Raewyn Jeanette (nee Gordon)

9 October 1945 – 23 September 2020,  Unexpectedly at home.

Dearly loved wife of the late Luckie.

Loving Mum of Karen and Vaughan, Philip and Linda, and Kristina and Shaun.

Awesome Nana of Cameron and Lucy, Ryan and Olivia, and Troy; Aaron, Teine, Claire and Ryan, and Patrick; Charlotte, Hannah, and James.

Cherished sister of Brian and Sue, Jim (deceased), Murray and Jocelyn, and Desley and Gary.

Messages to the Stokoe family may be left on Raewyn’s tribute page at eagars.co.nz/raewyn.

In preference to flowers, please consider a donation to New Plymouth Lioness Club which may be left at the service.

A farewell service for Raewyn will be held at Eagar’s Te Henui Chapel, 174 Lemon Street, New Plymouth on Monday 28 September 2020 at 10.30am, followed by her burial at Awanui Cemetery. For those unable to attend, Raewyn’s service will be live streamed to her tribute page.

Beth Mary Bernet

Service was held on
25 Sep 2020 at 10:30 AM.

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BERNET, Beth Mary,

Treasured daughter of John and Robyn passed away unexpectedly in her sleep July 16 th 2020 in Adelaide.  Loving mother of her two special boys, Arthur and Fletcher.   Sister and best friend of Shay and Sophie, Joel and Pernilla, Kade and Toni.  Special Aunty of Lorelai, Emilia and Alexandra.

Our beautiful Bethany babe will remain with us at home until Friday, 25th September when we take her on her last journey. Beth’s farewell will be held at Eagars Te Henui Chapel, 174 Lemon Street, New Plymouth at 10.30am followed by her burial at Opunake Cemetery to leave her in the care of her Grannie and Grandad Bernie.

“Moe mai ra ta tatou anahera ataahua”

Maureen Zita Candy

Service was held on
24 Sep 2020 at 01:00 PM.

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CANDY, Maureen Zita (nee Peebles):

Peacefully at Rhapsody Rest Home on Monday, 21 September 2020 surrounded by her loving family. Aged 94. Dearly loved wife of the late Chas. Cherished mother of Eileen and Michael Kirby; Ian and Karen; Marion; Neil and Dana; Bruce and Carol; Paula; Louise and Craig. Loved Nana of her 11 grandchildren and Great-Nana to 10 great grandchildren.

Messages to Maureen’s family may be left on her tribute page at eagars.co.nz/maureen. 

Requiem Mass for Maureen will be celebrated at St Joseph’s Catholic Church, Powderham St, New Plymouth on Thursday 24 September 2020 at 1.00pm. Rosary will be held in the church on Wednesday evening at 7.00pm. R.I.P

Wayne Allan Gush

Service was held on
23 Sep 2020 at 10:30 AM.

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Leonard Thomas Cook

Service was held on
18 Sep 2020 at 10:00 AM.

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Cook, Leonard Thomas:

At home surrounded by his loving family on Sunday, 13 September 2020 aged 96. Len was fiercely independent, of strong character, always smiling and so cheery that you forgot his age. Loving and dedicated husband of the late Camilla (Mella). Fantastic father and father-in-law of Cheryl & David Talbot and Alan & Jean. Grandad and Dida to Lisa & Andrew Potter, Isaac & Alison Cook, Alice & Richard Cane, and Letitia Cook & Simon Bentley. Dida to his 7 great grandchildren Lola, Lenny, Drew, Dylan, Zinzan, Sterling and Oliver. A legend and special uncle to all the cousins, the last of the landmarks of the family.

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

Messages to the Cook family may be left on Len’s tribute page at eagars.co.nz/len.

A service to celebrate Len’s life will be held at Eagars Te Henui Chapel, 174 Lemon Street, New Plymouth on Friday 18 September 2020 at 10am, followed by a private cremation.

Harold (Harry) Rilkoff

Service was held on
17 Sep 2020 at 10:30 AM.

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RILKOFF, Harold (Harry):

Peacefully at Hospice Taranaki, Te Rangimarie Hospice on Sunday 13 September 2020 surrounded by his family. Loving husband of Mila. Beloved father of Simon, Matthew and Abigail; and step-father to Kirill and Irena. Father-in-law to Paul, Helen and Brad. Devoted Deda to Harriet, Lottie, Isobel; Henry, Fred, John and Eliza; Yarrik and Miron.
Messages to Harry’s family may be left on his tribute page at eagars.co.nz/harry.
Due to covid restrictions, family and friends will celebrate his life at Eagars Te Henui Chapel, 174 Lemon Street, New Plymouth on Thursday 17 September 2020 at 10.30am, followed by a private cremation.

In lieu of flowers, Harry’s family request consideration of a donation to Hospice Taranaki. Harry’s wider community is invited to join his service online via his tribute page.

 

Talita Kalders

Service was held on
15 Sep 2020 at 01:00 PM.

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KALDERS Talita

Peacefully at home with her family on Thursday 10 September 2020, aged 70.  

Dearly loved wife of Peter for 45 years.  

Loved Mum of Karl, and Hans.  

Cherished Grandma of Harry, and Holly.   Respected sister of Nunia, Meleke, Sioeli, Silia, Ena, and Fusi (deceased).  

Messages to Talita’s family may be left on her tribute page at eagars.co.nz/talita.  

Invited family and friends will celebrate Talita’s life with a Funeral Mass at Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church, New Plymouth on Tuesday 15 September 2020 at 1pm.  Talita’s wider community is invited to join the service online via her tribute page.