Current Funerals

Funeral Notices will be posted here each week

LANGLANDS: Ronald McBride (Ron)

Died peacefully on 29th October 2021 aged 95 years.  Loved and devoted husband of Audrey (deceased).  Special dad to Alison and Bruce, Janice, Tom, Craig and Annette.  Loved Poppa and Great Poppa to Lee, Aaron, Grant, Scott, Kelsey, Caitlin, Adam and their families.

Will remain in our hearts forever.

Thanks to the staff of Matamata Country Lodge for their care and support of Ron.  A service to recognise Ron’s life will be held at a later date. All messages to the family C/- of Broadway Funeral Home, 10 Short Street, Matamata.

KNOWLTON: David James

On 23 October 2021.

Dearly loved husband and soulmate of the late Sylvia. Much loved father and father-in-law of John (deceased) and Rose, Mary, Linda and Andrew, Alan and Carol. Adored Grandad to Rychelle, the late Natalie, Rebecca, Melissa and Sam, Lauren, Tania and Amy and Craig. Great Grandfather to 11. A celebration of David’s life will be held at the RSA Ngaio Street, Matamata on Friday 29th October at 1pm. In lieu of flowers, donations to Pohlen Hospital would be much appreciated and can be left at the service. The service will be live streamed.  For details please contact Broadway Funeral Home.

MARTIN: Phyllis Rosalie

On 24th October, at home with Lauren and family.  Loved wife of the late Owen and cherished and much loved mother and mother in law to Craig, Vivienne, Lauren and Rob, Bill and Naada.  Adored Grandma to Kate, Amy, Jess, Georgina, Brodie, Russell, Stuart, Louise, Natalie, Nick and Phoebe. Special great Grandma to Reube and Louis, Lachy and Liam, Jeremy and Owen, Ed and Sam and Sophie.  Special thanks to Lauren and Rob for the compassionate care given to mum at their home.

A service to celebrate Phyll’s life will be held at St David’s Presbyterian Church, Te Aroha on Thursday 28th October at 1pm. This service will be livestreamed. All messages to the family care 1609 Broadlands Road, RD1, Reporoa 3081.  Broadway Funeral Home (Matamata)

ROLSTON: Murray Robin

18.1.49 – 21.10.21

At home, surrounded by his loving family. Dearly loved and most precious husband, for over 50 years, of Brenda. Adored father of Timothy, Jeremy and Dee, Amanda and Justin, Nicola and Kent. Greatly loved and very special, fun Poppa of his 16 grandchildren to whom he has left such a legacy. Finally free from suffering and at home with his Lord and Saviour whom he loved and trusted. A memorial service to celebrate his life will be held at a later date. Broadway Funeral Home, Matamata.

CLAYTON: Joy Lorraine

Passed away peacefully in her 93rd year on the 9th October 2021 in the Matamata Country Lodge. Loved and devoted wife of the late Trevor, very much loved mum and mum-in law to Peter and Jo, Kevin and Cara (deceased), Bruce and Julie. Treasured nana of Kristie, Matthew, Donelle, Jenna and Cameron and Great Grandma to 7 little Great Grandchildren. We can no longer hear that giggle and laugh that always brought joy to us all. We will miss that wit and it was there until the end. You will forever be in our hearts.

A service will be held at 1pm on 15th October 2021 at Broadway Funeral Home, 10 Short Street, Matamata.

WALSH: William (Bill) Clyde

Passed away surrounded by loved ones on 28th September 2021, Aged 80. Loving husband of Colleen.  Wonderful dad to Sharyn & Kevin, Tracey & Murray. Special Pop\Granpop to Leesha, Jayden, Gemma, Todd and Luca.

A private service has been held. Our lives now have a missing link, but our hearts are overflowing with precious memories. In our hearts forever.

ROGERS: Peter Calvin

29/09/1961 – 28/09/2021.

Passed away after a courageous battle.

Loved youngest son of Lou (Deceased) and Mary, brother and brother in law of Ken and Ruth, Ian (Deceased) and Greg and Sharon.

Peter has been privately farewelled at his own request. Broadway Funeral Home, (FDANZ)

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