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.

Judy Elizabeth Annie Barr (nee Shearer)

Service to be held on
05 Aug 2021 at 10:30 AM.

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Peacefully at Woodrow Grove on Sunday 1 August 2021, aged 88.

Dearly loved wife of Roy (deceased).

Loved Mother of Patrick (deceased), Brian and Brenda, and Maurice (deceased).

Cherished Grandma of Jane and Andre, Jeremie and Julie, and Jodie and Nathan.  Adored great-Grandma of Brittany and Slade, Kaitlyn and Zac, Chad, Tayla, Bryda, Tahlia, Isaac, and Aysha.

Messages to the Barr family may be left here on Judy’s tribute page. 

A service to celebrate Judy’s life will be held at Eagars Te Henui Chapel, 174 Lemon Street, New Plymouth on Thursday 5 August 2021 at 10.30am, followed by her burial at Okato Cemetery.

Ryan George Hailes

Service to be held on
06 Aug 2021 at 10:30 AM.

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HAILES Ryan George

Unexpectedly in his sleep on Saturday 31 July 2021, aged 16.

Deeply loved son of Conrad and Sarah.

Cherished brother of Matthew.

Adored by all his family.

A service to celebrate Ryan’s life will be held at Eagars Te Henui Chapel, 174 Lemon Street, New Plymouth on Friday 6 August 2021 at 10.30am, followed by a private cremation.  For those unable to attend, Ryan's funeral will be live streamed via his tribute page.

Raymond Hugh Clarkson (Ray)

Service was held on
02 Aug 2021 at 10:30 AM.

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Suddenly at home on Monday 26 July 2021 aged 78. Dearly loved husband of Alison. Loved father and father-in-law of Ashley and Raewyn, Paul and Lisa, Roger and Fionna. Loved brother and brother-in-law of Robert and Sarah, Tom and Bev, Liani, Julie and Geoff. Loved Grandad of Janie, Trent and Dean; Xavi and Pipa; Samantha, Travis and Nicole. Loved master of Mandy.

Special thanks to the emergency services for their assistance. 

In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to the St John Ambulance which can be left at the service.

Messages to the Clarkson Family may be left on Ray’s tribute page at eagars.co.nz/ray.

A service to celebrate Ray’s life will be held at Eagars Te Henui Chapel, 174 Lemon Street, New Plymouth on Monday 2 August 2021 at 10.30am followed by a private cremation.

For those unable to attend, Ray’s funeral will be live streamed via his tribute page.

Dorothy Preston Anderson

Passed away on 24 Jul 2021

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Dorothy Preston Anderson

Dorothy passed away peacefully on Saturday 24 th June at Summerset Mountain  View in her 99 th year.  Dearly loved wife of Bert (deceased). Loved mother and  mother in law of Duncan (deceased) Euan and Linda Anderson, Avelyn and  Dennis Wills. Loved Nana of Toni Lee and Martin Bull (Motueka), Jamie Anderson  (Karamea), Sally and Shaun Tubb (New Plymouth), Joanna and Darryll Eliason  (New Plymouth), Gregory and Susie Wills (Havelock North), and Richard  and  Amy Wills (Wellington) . Loved Nana Dot to Alec and Connor Humphrey,  Jacob, Brooke and Ben Eliason, Georgia, Pippa and Lucy Wills, Isla and Logan  Tubb, and Hannah, Thea and Jonty Wills.

Dorothy’s life will be celebrated at a private family service in accordance with her wishes.  For her wider community you are invited to view the live stream here on her tribute page.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation  to Alzheimers New Zealand (15-3945-0362178-00). 

Graham Colin Ricketts

Service was held on
28 Jul 2021 at 02:00 PM.

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RICKETTS, Graham Colin:

Unexpectedly at home on Friday, 23 July 2021, aged 71. Dearly loved husband of Lynda. Adored Dad of Andrea & Brendon Taylor, and Steph & Marty Dalton. Cherished Grandad of Emma, Kate, Isabelle, Madeleine, and William. 

In preference to flowers please consider a donation to the Taranaki Air Ambulance Trust.

Messages to the Ricketts Family may be left here on Graham’s tribute page.

A service to celebrate Graham’s life will be held at Eagars Te Henui Chapel, 174 Lemon Street, New Plymouth on Wednesday 28 July 2021 at 2pm, followed by a private cremation.

Michael David Jones

Service was held on
27 Jul 2021 at 10:30 AM.

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JONES, Michael David:

Peacefully at Taranaki Base Hospital on Monday, 19 July 2021 aged 72. Dearly loved Dad and father-in-law of Carolyn & Richard Boyle, David & Nikki, and Geoffrey. Special Pops of Zoe, Layton, and Brock; Olivia, Joseph, Lucas, and Joel; and Justin. Loved brother of Howard, and Megan.    

In preference to flowers please consider a donation to the Taranaki Base Hospital Chaplaincy services.

Messages to the Jones’ Family may be left here on Michael's tribute page.

A service to celebrate Michael’s life will be held at Eagars Te Henui Chapel, 174 Lemon Street, New Plymouth on Tuesday 27 July 2021 at 10:30am, followed by a private cremation.

Susan Elizabeth Dobson (Sue)

Service was held on
26 Jul 2021 at 02:00 PM.

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DOBSON, Susan Elizabeth (Sue):

Died peacefully at Te Rangimarie Hospice 21 July 2021. Loved mother of her boys Bryan, Stephen and Robert and mother-in-law of Jane and Nicky. Daughter of the late Bryan and Monica. Adored “Nana Sue” of Nikau, Marti and Liam. A cherished friend and “Super Sue” to many. A caring and hardworking nurse, always ready for a coffee and a gossip. She will be sadly missed by friends and family.

In preference to flowers please consider a donation to Hospice Taranaki which can be left at the service.

Messages to the Dobson Family may be left here on Sue’s tribute page.

A service to celebrate Sue’s life will be held at Eagars Te Henui Chapel, 174 Lemon Street, New Plymouth on Monday 26 July 2021 at 2pm followed by a private cremation.

George Angus Ormonde Wood

Passed away on 21 Jul 2021

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