Current Funerals

Funeral Notices will be posted here each week

DUKE, Marjorie Rose (Marj)

“With a heavy heart I’m sharing that our mum, Marjorie Rose Duke,  passed away this afternoon April 4th 2024, peacefully surrounded by family. She has gained her wings and is flying high with all our loved ones before her, especially our dad and our brother Geoff. Fly free mother, you’re finally at peace”.

Marj’s service will be held at the TeAroha RSA Clubrooms on Tuesday April 9th, 2024 at 11am, followed by private cremation.

Please click on link below for livestreaming Marj’s service.

BEBAN, Andrew Robert

Passed away at Waikato Hospital on March 21st 2024, aged 45 years.

New Zealand Defence Force Gunner. Service number: F1004599. New Zealand Battalion 3 in East Timor.

A service for Andrew will be held Wednesday April 3rd, 2024 at 11.00am at the Broadway Funeral Home Chapel, 10 Short Street.

Livestream link for service:

BELLAMY, Terry Victor.

Passed away peacefully, on Friday 15th March 2024, after a brief illness, surrounded by his loving family, aged 76. Dearly beloved husband of Helen (nee Garland) for almost 50 wonderful years. Adored father and father-in-law of Jay and Leanne, Sarah and Lance Schwabauer and Naomi and Doug Bartlett.

Best ever Poppa of Jessica, Brayden and Alex; Caleb, Elisa and Eden and Kelly; and Simien and Sofia, Ashton, Jamin, Jai and Benji. Loved son of Edna and the late Victor, and loved brother and brother-in-law and uncle of Stephen and June, Dennis and Helen, Colin and Marian, and their families. Loved brother-in-law and uncle of Jocelyn and Merv, Gloria and John, Philip and Frances, the late Kathleen and their families.

He lived the best life, loved by his family and friends, living a life of faith and love for his Lord Jesus.
A service will be held on Thursday 21st March at 11am at the Matamata Baptist Church, 26 Tower
Road Matamata.

BRUNNER, Brunhilde.

BRUNNER, Brunhilde (nee Zingerle). Found her release on March 13, 2024, in the care of Matamata Country Lodge, aged 87. Reunited now with her beloved late husband Nikolaus. Loved and loving mother and mother-in-law of Helen, and Nik and Catherine. Treasured Oma of Nia, Rhiannon, and Alys. A Requiem Mass for Brunhilde will be celebrated at Church of the Holy Angels, Hohaia St, Matamata on Monday 25th March at 10.30am. Messages to the Brunner family C/- Broadway Funeral Home, 10 Short St, Matamata 3400.

SOUTHCOMBE, Dianne Kathleen (nee Hills)

On 14th March 2024 aged 77.

Loved wife of Ross for 56 years. Mother and mother in law to Wendy and David Grey, Tina and George Laiseni. Grandmother to Hayden and Ashleigh, Tamara and Allister, Jayden and Sam. Great Grandmother to Brooklyn, Axel, Silas and Shaqir. A service for Dianne will be held at the Matamata Club, Rawhiti Ave, Matamata on Wednesday 20th March at 1pm.

Messages to the Southcombe family C/- Broadway Funeral Home, 10 Short St, Matamata 3400.

FATHERS, Ernest Phillip

Died peacefully aged 74 years at Kenwyn Rest Home, TeAroha.

Dearly loved man to all his family and friends.

Ernie’s Memorial Service will be announced at the family discretion.

STODDART: John Graham

Peacefully at Waikato Hospital on 26thFebruary 2024, aged 84. Beloved father and father-in-law of Mark and Rachelle, Kirsty and Htwe, Tom and Trina, Roger and Paula. Much loved brother of Jill, Grandad to Cameron, Greta, Abbie, Theo, John, Jack and a great friend to many. A service for John will be held at the Matamata RSA, Ngaio St, Matamata on Friday 1st March at 1.00pm. Messages to the Stoddart family C/- Broadway Funeral Homes, 10 Short St, Matamata 3144.

Donations in lieu of flowers can be made to the to the Matamata Brass Band, account number: 03-0363-0323845.

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