Current Funerals

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It is with a heavy heart that I inform friends and family of the passing of my soulmate who tragically was taken from me on Tuesday 8th December 2020. Travel safe my darling. A loved Fiancé of Emma, a son, a brother and a friend of many. A funeral to celebrate Jason’s life will be held at Oakwood Inn, 4808 SH29, Hinuera followed by light refreshments at the Hinuera Rugby Club. If you would like to wear something bright as Jason would like this. Please no parking at the venue, we suggest parking at the Hinuera Rugby Club.

HUTTON: Joanne Leslie (nee Munro)

On 8th December 2020, aged 76 years. Beloved wife of the late Gordon. Loved mother and mother in law of Bradley and Catherine, Lynley and Nathan. Much loved Grandma of Georgia, Ryan, Petra, and Charlotte. A service for Joanne will be held at St Marks Anglican Church (Hall), Church St, Te Aroha on Thursday (tomorrow) at 1pm. Messages to the Hutton family C/- Broadway Funeral Home, 10 Short St, Matamata 3400.

JONES: Maurice James

(tragically as a result of a boating accident) on Sunday 6 December 2020, age 63.Much loved Partner to Robbie West and Dad to Nick and Abby (Taranaki), Amanda, Matthew and Rebecca (Canada/Australia), and Stepdad to David, Shana and Shane.  Loved only son of Betty and Paul Jones and brother of Rae, Glenys and Lorraine and former partner of Sharon. Crazy-Cool Pop-Pop Maurice to Mahea, Ahi and Pia Jones, loved Pop-pop to Robbies 14 grandchildren, Father-in-law, Uncle, Nephew, Brother-in-law, Cousin, friend and buddy to many.

Maurice/Jonesy lived and enjoyed a full and active life where he worked and played hard on his own terms.  We will always remember the fun times and his endless antics and he will be greatly missed.

A farewell will be held for Maurice at 1.00 pm on Friday 11 December 2020 at the Scout Den, 5982 State Highway 27, Waharoa, Matamata.  Broadway Funeral Home ( FDANZ) Matamata

WHITEHEAD: Lexie Isobel

 Tragically taken on 4th December 2020, 19 months old and surrounded by her family. 

Adored daughter of Brook and Kayla Whitehead (nee Nicholson), cherished baby sister to Ellie and Declan. 

Our beautiful lil bubba taken way too soon. A celebration of Lexie’s life will be held in The Epsom Lounge at the Matamata Racecourse, 7555 State Hwy 27, Matamata on Friday 11th December 2020 at 1pm, followed by  burial in the Matamata Cemetery.  All communications to the Whiteheads, care of Broadway Funeral Home, 10 Short Matamata, 3400. FDANZ

ARMSTRONG: Charles Roland

Peacefully on 3 December 2020 in his 93rd year. Dearly loved husband of the late Lorna. Loved father and father-in-law of Liz Armstrong, Belinda and Mark King, Johnathan and Maryann, Kerry-Lea and Kevin Barugh. Loved granddad to Sarah, Matthew and Micheal Vining; Kristy, Emma and Tarsha; Brianna, Jasmine and Sherrilee; Tyrone and Anja; great granddad to 8 great grandchildren. A service for Charles was held at the Broadway Funeral Home Chapel, Short St, Matamata on Tuesday 8 December at 11.00am followed by private cremation. All messages to the Armstrong Family C/- Broadway Funeral Home 10 Short St, Matamata 3400.

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