Bereavement Notices

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Hockey Northland Board and Staff express their sincerest condolences to the families of John Hicks, Colin Holwell and Ronald Edlington – that have passed away over the last few weeks.

HICKS, John William (aged 82).  Loving Husband of Bev. Dearly loved and respected father of Donna, Diane and John (Dec.). “The Grafter” (NZ Olympian #227). John Hicks played for Northland in 1959 for his full career.  Not only a great player but equally so a great coach and great guy.  A service will be held at 2 pm on Thursday 14th January 2021 at Newberrys Funeral Home Cnr Moody Ave and Kamo Road, Whau Valley.  In lieu of flower please make donations to the Jim Carney Unit at the Whangarei Hospital. All communications to “The Hicks Family” c/- Newberrys Funeral Home PO Box 5116, Whangarei 0140

Holwell, Colin Percy.  Passed peacefully on the 9th January 2021 surrounded by family.  We welcome you to a celebration of Colin’s life at the Chapel of Morris & Morris Funerals, 17 Western Hills Drive, Whangarei at 1:30pm Thursday 14th January 2021, to be followed by a private cremation.

EDLINGTON , Ronald Arthur. Passed away peacefully 12th January 2021, after a long illness, Aged 84 Years. Dearly loved and respected husband of Heather and the late Jennifer. Loved and respected Dad of Dennis and Irma; Donna and Allen Ford. Much loved Grandad of Shane and Carine; Reece and Lucy; Kurt and Chloe, and Brandon. Loved and respected step Dad of Christine and Graeme; Brian and Anita; Sandra and Justin. Loved step Grandad of the late Ashleigh and David. As Ron wished, a private family service will be held. Family and friends are invited to share memories at the family home on Friday 15th January 2021, after 4pm.

COTTON, Natasha Carol. Peacefully on the 14th January 2021, aged 30. She was loved and cherished by Quentin and her adored Ellie. Much loved daughter of Carol and Graeme, sister of Brad and Jo, and Jessie and Matt. Adored fun aunty to Luca, Lockie and Isla. A service for Tasha will be held on Tuesday, 19th January, 11am at Newberrys Funeral Home.  



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