Current Funerals

HUTCHINSON, Steven John
Passed away 10 April 2021. Treasured partner of Marama Jolliffe. Beloved father of Mica, Zac, Luke, Joseph, and Tanya.
Service on Saturday 17 April at 2pm at the Tauranga Yacht Club, Sulphur Point, Tauranga.
Messages to Steven’s family, c/- Hope Family Funerals, 4 Keenan Road, RD3, Tauranga 3173.

MOORE, Valerie ‘Val’ Margaret (nee Knight)
Passed away peacefully on 10 April 2021 in her 82nd year. Loving wife to the late Graeme. Special mother and mother in law to John and Tricia, Robert and Julene, Mark and Claire, Michelle and Robert. Kind and loving grandma and great grandma to 12 children and Tiger.
A service to celebrate Val’s life will be held at Olive Tree Cottage, 247 Joyce Road, Tauranga on Thursday, 15 April at 1pm.
Special thanks to the staff at Radius Matua and Nova Health Care.

TAYLOR, Harry Ede  
Passed away peacefully at Althorp on 6 April 2021, aged 75 years. Dearest husband and soulmate of Liz, adored father of Sandy and Dave, loved father-in-law to Fiona, awesome pop to Jimmy, Ashley, Nathan and great pop to Kaziah, a cherished brother, uncle and friend.

A private service was held for Harry with his family. 

Messages may be sent to the Taylor family c/- Hope Family Funerals, 4 Keenan Road, RD 3, Tauranga 3173. 

DOCKRAY, Pamela Fay (Pam)

Passed away peacefully in her 89th year at Papamoa Beach Village Care Home on 6 April 2021.

Dearly loved wife to the late Thomas. Special mother and friend of Bev and Ray, mother and mother in law to Robyn-Anne and Colin.

Special thank you to the staff of PBV for their kindness and the love they gave to mum.

A private family farewell service has been held in accordance with Pam’s wishes.

All messages to the Dockray family, c/- Hope Family Funerals, 4 Keenan Road, RD3, Tauranga 3173.

MacLeod, Darren Anthony
It’s with great sadness Noah and I have said goodbye to a loved dad and husband. Darren passed away peacefully at home on the morning of the 5th April 2021 after a long and hard battle with cancer.

A private celebration date to be confirmed.

Special thanks to the staff at Waipuna Hospice. In lieu of flowers, donations to Waipuna Hospice would be gratefully accepted.

WOOLLEY, Graeme
Passed away 9th April 2021 surrounded by family. Dearly loved husband and best mate of Jeanette. Loving dad to Jane and Bruce, Simon, Craig and Nicole, Brett, Kim and Matty. Loving poppa to all his grandchildren.

In accordance with Graeme’s wishes a private cremation has been held.

Messages may be sent to the Woolley family c/- Hope Family Funerals, 4 Keenan Road, RD 3, Tauranga 3173.

KELLY, Mark Ross
Passed away on April 2, peacefully after a tough battle with cancer surrounded by his family in Kaikoura. Treasured son of Tom (deceased) and Margaret and Shirley and Bruce (deceased). Loved father and father-in-law of Camille and Morgan, and James and Kevin. Adored grandad of Mason and Oliver. A great brother and brother-in-law of Peter and Ann, Delwyn and Dean, and Tracey and Barry. Well-loved son-in-law of Trevor (deceased) and Shirley, and great friend to Kim.
A true inspiration to us all and an incredible uncle and mate to many.
A service for Mark will be held on Friday April 9 at the Tauranga Yacht Club, 11am. A private burial will follow.

In lieu of flowers donations to the cancer society would be gratefully accepted.

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