Current Services

MITCHELL, Lesley Ruth (Ruth) 

Passed away 7 December 2021. Dearly loved Aunt of Jan & Richard; John; and Pat & Don. Loved Great Aunt to extended family. Dear friend to Shona & family. A service to celebrate Ruth’s life will be held at St James Union Church, Cnr Pooles Rd & Devon St Greerton, Tauranga on Wednesday, 15 December 2021 at 11:00am. Special thanks to the nursing staff in ward 3 at Tauranga Hospital and Dori. Messages to the Mitchell family c/- Hope Family Funerals, 4 Keenan Road, RD3, Tauranga 3173. In accordance with the Covid protection framework, guests must provide a vaccine pass for scanning and photographic identification. Please arrive early to allow time for this. The service will be livestreamed, please check back here for the link.

Passed away 5th December 2021. Dearly loved. Surrounded by family after a brave battle.
A special thanks to the Waipuna Hospice. Donations to the Waipuna Hospice would be appreciated.
All messages to the Pretty family, c/- 4 Keenan Road, RD3, Tauranga 3173. A memorial service for Lloyd will be held at Charlemagne Lodge, 2 Loop Road, Te Puna, Tauranga on Saturday, 18th December 2021 at 1:30pm.
A vaccine pass will be required to attend this service. Thank you for your understanding.

CARROLL, Margaret Ann
Passed away peacefully on 6th December 2021 in the Tauranga Hospital after a short illness. Devoted wife of Kevin. Dearly loved Mother and Mother-in-law of Ian and Barbara, Ray and Sue, Milton and Carole, Phil and Julie. Treasured Grandmother of Kathryn and partner, Aaron and partner, Carolyn and family, and cherished Great Grandmother.
A private cremation has taken place in accordance with Margaret’s wishes.
All messages to the Carroll family, c/- Hope Family Funerals, 4 Keenan Road, RD3, Tauranga 3173.

SUMNER, George
Passed away at Tauranga Hospital, 30 November 2021. Loved husband of Billie and Dad to Grant (Matamata) and Ross (Morrinsville).

YEATES, Ian Gordon Robert
Passed away 17 November 2021, aged 82. Much loved husband of Yvonne. Father of Neal and Amanda and Janet. (Gar) Grandfather of 6 and Great Grandfather of 9.
‘Passed away peacefully and now gone fishing with Jesus’
A service to celebrate Ian’s life will be held at Tauranga Central Baptist Church on Friday, 26 November at 1:30pm.
Messages to Yeates family, c/- Hope Family Funerals, 4 Keenan Road, RD3, Tauranga 3173.