HOWELL: Neil Vivian (Bluey)

Passed away suddenly on 23 May 2022.  Aged 66. Treasured and deeply loved Dad of Cindy and Jason. Cherished Poppa of Javahn.  Beloved younger brother of Brian and Ian and Son of the late ‘Original’ Blue and Dolly.  Loved and respected by close friends and family, his squash and golf crew and all who had the privilege of knowing him.

A celebration of Bluey’s life will be held at the Matamata Baptist Church on Tower Road, on Saturday 4th June at 11am, followed by a private cremation.  All messages to the family C/- Broadway Funeral Home, 10 Short Street, Matamata.

PEARCE: Isobel (Jean) – nee Goodhue

11.10.1927 to 19.5.2022

Mother,  mother-in-law, wife of the late Jack and grandmother, great grandmother and great great grandmother of many.

A service to celebrate her wonderful life will be held on Monday 23rd May at 1pm, at the Baptist Church on Tower Rd in Matamata followed by a private cremation.

WARRENDER: Bruce Gordon

2.4.64 – 13.5.22

Deeply loved husband of Jo. Loved and adored father of William and James. Dearly loved son of Gordon (Jock) and Mary. Special and loved brother and brother in law of Bronwyn, Craig and Debbie. Loved uncle of Andrew, Rochelle, Eden, Yannis, Elliott and Meg. Loved Step father to Cody and Marnie, Jared and Kimberley, Jackson, Casey and Madi. Step grandfather to little Eli. A celebration of Bruce’s life will be held at the Matamata Baptist Church, 26 Tower Rd, Matamata on Wednesday 18 May (tomorrow) at 1.00pm thereafter private cremation. All messages to the Warrender Family C/- Broadway Funeral Home, 10 Short St, Matamata 3400.

COWLRICK: Mark Peter

Passed away unexpectedly at home, aged 52.  Dearly loved son of Yvonne and the late Peter and brother, brother-in-law and uncle of Maryann, Johnathan, Brianna, Jasmine and Sherrilee Armstrong.  Rest Easy.

A service will be held at Broadway Funeral Home, 10 Short Street,  Matamata on Monday 2nd May at 11am.  All messages to the family C/- Broadway Funeral Home, 10 Short Street, Matamata.

SIGNAL: Allan Phillip

Taken suddenly on 18th April 2022 in Foxton, aged 71 years. Loved brother of Mary, Joy, Jan, Julie, Ilyn, Megan, and Dwayne. Father of Peter, Tracey and Heidi. Grandfather of Levan, Kruze and Carlos. Foster father to Karlos. Funeral Prayers for Allan will be held at Church of the Holy Angels, Hohaia St, Matamata on Thursday 28th April at 11am. An additional service will be held at a later date for Allan’s ashes to be sprinkled on the land held close to his heart.

LAWRENCE, Clare Eileen

28.08.1931 – 22.04.2022

Passed away peacefully, in her sleep, at Waikato Hospital, after a short illness. A dear aunty, cousin, godmother and friend. Sister of the late Richard and Noel. Many thanks to Kenwyn Rest Home, Te Aroha for the dedicated care Clare received over the last 18 months. A private funeral will be held. Messages to the Lawrence family C/- 96 Ritchie Street, Te Aroha 3320. Broadway Funeral Home, Te Aroha

EASTWOOD: Lynette Fay

Loving partner to Lloyd Gower.  Passed peacefully after a short illness, at 73 years old.  Mother to Nicola, Clinton and Hayden. Nanny Lyn to eleven grandchildren and four great grandchildren.  Known by all as a champion rosarian of over 40 years.

A service is to be held at her home in Matamata, Wednesday 20th April at 11.30am, 24 Grosvenor Drive.  Broadway Funeral Home, Matamata


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