Current Funerals

SLAWEK, Allison

Passed away peacefully 2 January 2020, aged 61. Dearly loved wife of the late Murray. Much loved friend of Michelle and Nigel Miller and their children. In accordance with Ally’s wishes, a private farewell has been held. Messages may be sent to Michelle Miller C/- Hope Family Funerals, 4 Keenan Road, RD3, Tauranga 3173.

GOWANS, Kathleen Jessie (Kaye), (nee Park)

Aged 94. On Monday 6th January 2020 at Tauranga, peacefully. Treasured wife of the late Leonard Alexander Gowans and loved Mum of Denise and Rodger (Simmonds), Heather Gowans and Rees and Carolyn Gowans. Devoted Grandmother to Olivia and Kevin Walsh, Cory and Megs Gowans, Stephanie Simmonds, the late Michelle Brennan, Philip and Liz Simmonds, Nicola and Dion Brennan-Tupara, Danielle and Andy Campbell, Jason and Roberta Gowans and Jonathon and Keeley Simmonds; Very proud Great Nana to her 13 Great Grandchildren. At Kaye’s request we will enjoy an afternoon tea gathering at 2pm on Tuesday, 28th January at 128 Pyes Pa Road, Tauranga for family and friends to celebrate her long and busy life.

Special thanks to Elmswood for their loving care. Correspondence to D Simmonds, 128 Pyes Pa Road, Tauranga.

GORDON, David (Dave)

Peacefully at Tauranga Hospital on 6th January 2020 after a brief illness, aged 72. Much loved husband of Heather. Loving father of Brent and Sandra Muir, father-in-law of Steve and Cherie. Poppa to Jarrod, Ashlee, George, Trey, Fergus and Stella. A celebration of Dave’s life will be held on Friday, 10th January at Tauranga Aero Club at 2pm.

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