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.

Marie Anne Wellington (nee Uhlenberg)

Service to be held on
27 Jan 2021 at 11:00 AM.

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Peacefully at home with her family on Saturday 23 January 2021 aged 79 years.  Dearly loved wife of the late John.  Loved and cherished mother and mother-in-law of Michael, the late Angela, Therese and Johnny McCarvill, and Cushla and Todd Lahmert.  Treasured and adored Nana of Michaela, Anika; Sarah, Jaden, Scott, Shaun; Abbey, Cole and Great Nana of Ngaire, Cassius; Hunter, Carter, Ryder, Mia; Oliver, Evie, and Joseph.  “Forever in our hearts, Rest in Peace”.

In preference to flowers please consider a donation to Taranaki Hospice in recognition of the wonderful care they have provided.

Requiem Mass will be celebrated at the Catholic Church of the Immaculate Conception, Miranda Street, Stratford on Wednesday 27 January 2021 at 11.00am.  Marie will then be laid to rest with John at the Kopuatama Cemetery.  For those unable to attend, Marie’s service will be live streamed via her tribute page at eagars.co.nz/marie.

Morris Robert Loft

Service was held on
19 Jan 2021 at 10:30 AM.

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Peacefully at Jean Sandel Retirement Village on Wednesday, 13 January 2021 in his 89 th year. Dearly loved husband of the late Anne and the late Maureen. Loved and respected Dad of Richard & Helen, Chris & Fiona, and Andrew. Adored Grandad & Poppy of Chelsea, Hamish, Courtney, Brittany, and Angus; Lauren, Ryan and Cameron and all his great grandchildren. Special stepfather of James & Diane, Ewen & Gael, Malcolm & Di and their families. Beloved uncle of all his nieces & nephews.

Messages to the Loft family may be left on Morris’ tribute page at eagars.co.nz/morris.

A service to celebrate Morris’ life will be held at Eagars Te Henui Chapel, 174 Lemon Street, New Plymouth on Tuesday 19 January 2021 at 10:30am, followed by a private cremation.

Anthony James Dravitzki (Tony)

Service was held on
18 Jan 2021 at 10:30 AM.

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Peacefully on 10 January 2021 at Taranaki Base Hospital. Loving husband of the late Stephanie. Cherished father and father-in-law of Matthew, Kelly and Hamish Palmer, and Jonathan and Clarissa. Number One Poppa of Mackenzie and Evan. Loved son of the late Maurice and Lily and a loved brother, brother-in-law, and uncle.

In preference to flowers a donation may be made to St John Ambulance Taranaki and left at the service.

Messages to the Dravitzki family may be left on Tony’s tribute page at eagars.co.nz/tony.

Requiem Mass to celebrate the life of Tony will be held at St Joseph’s Catholic Church, Powderham Street New Plymouth, on Monday 18 January 2021 at 10.30am. A private burial will be held. Rest in Peace.

Trevor Gerard Biesiek

Service was held on
14 Jan 2021 at 02:00 PM.

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BIESIEK Trevor Gerard

Without warning on Thursday 7 January 2021, Trevor made his final logbook entry.

Dearly loved husband of Janine (deceased).

Loved Dad of Daniel (Darwin), Amy and Thomas, Rachael and Paul, and Stephanie and Shaun.

Best Poppie ever of Jai; Ashlee, Zeb, and Lacey; Riley, Taine, and Tony; Preston, and Courtney.

Messages to the Biesiek family may be left on Trevor’s tribute page at eagars.co.nz/trev.

A service to celebrate Trevor’s life will be held at Eagars Te Henui Chapel, 174 Lemon Street, New Plymouth on Thursday 14 January 2021 at 2pm, followed by a private cremation.

For those unable to attend, the service will be live streamed to Trevor’s tribute page.

“Over and out”

Robyn Mary Tait

Service was held on
12 Jan 2021 at 02:00 PM.

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TAIT Robyn Mary

Unexpectedly on Thursday 7 January 2021, aged 67.

Dearly loved wife of Kevin.

Loved Mum of Glen and Kelly (Perth), Rachel and Geoff McIntosh (Dunedin), Kristian and Trudi (Perth), and Adam and Emma (New Plymouth).

Adored Nannie, ‘Rob’ and great-Nan.

Messages to the Tait family may be left on Robyn’s tribute page at eagars.co.nz/robyn.

Invited family and friends will celebrate Robyn’s life at Eagars Te Henui Chapel, 174 Lemon Street, New Plymouth on Tuesday 12 January 2021 at 2pm, followed by a private cremation.  Robyn’s wider community are welcome to view the live stream on her tribute page

Dale Walsh (Dubby)

Service was held on
11 Jan 2021 at 02:00 PM.

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WALSH Dale (Dubby) (nee Parkes)

Peacefully at Maryann Rest Home on Saturday 2 January 2021 aged 91 years.  Loved wife of the late George.  Much loved mother and grandmother of Ron, Bev and Mesina; Raylee and Graham Kelly, Janine and Mark, Natasha and Brenden, Che and Linsey.  Loved and treasured great grandmother of Micah, Jamie, Joby, Blair, Keeva, Cody, Brekkan, Lilly, Paxton, and Bella.  Loved Dub of Jason, William, Sophie, and Adam.  Loved sister of Bruce, caring Auntie to all her nieces and nephews. 

Messages for Dale’s family may be left here on her tribute page.

A service to celebrate Dale’s life will be held at Eagars Te Henui Chapel, 174 Lemon Street, New Plymouth on Monday 11 January 2021 at 2.00pm, for those unable to attend, her service will be live streamed on her tribute page.

Dianne Margaret Batley

Service was held on
07 Jan 2021 at 10:00 AM.

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BATLEY, Dianne Margaret (nee Clarke):

Peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on Monday 3 January 2021, aged 72. Loving wife of the late Tony. Beloved Mum of Kelly and Wayne, and Anthony and Megan. Adored Nan of Lyana and Kodi; and Jack and Samuel. Treasured sister and sister-law, aunty and friend of many. We are so thankful for the wonderful memories and that we were able to care for Mum in her last days.

A service to celebrate Dianne’s life will be held at the Te Henui Chapel, 172-174 Lemon St, New Plymouth, on Thursday 7 January at 10am followed by her cremation. For those unable to attend, Dianne’s service will be live streamed on her tribute page at eagars.co.nz/dianne. ‘If love could have saved her, she would have lived forever.’

 

Steven William Barnes

Service was held on
06 Jan 2021 at 02:00 PM.

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BARNES, Steven William:

Peacefully at Hospice Taranaki just four hours before 2020 ended, Steven left with his close friends and family beside him. Much loved youngest son of Errol and Suzy. Player 2 and younger brother of Matthew and Melissa (deceased). Honorary brother of Caleb and Andrea Humphrey. Dearly missed grandson of Bill and Joan Loader, and Ian and Jackie Barnes (both deceased). A service to celebrate Steven’s life will be held at the Te Henui Chapel, 172-174 Lemon St, New Plymouth, on Wednesday 6 January at 2pm followed by a private cremation. In honour of Steven's chosen dress code, feel free to wear your favourite t-shirt. For those unable to attend, Steven’s service will be live streamed on his tribute page at eagars.co.nz/steven. Donations to Hospice Taranaki would be appreciated in recognition of their collective and caring work.