Address: 21 King Street Whakatane
Phone: Whakatane (07) 307 1111 Fax: (07) 307 2111 Opotiki:(07) 315 8888


Upcoming Services


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Daphne Anne KALFF
( Daphne )
( 1927 - 2018 )

11:00 am Monday, 10th December 2018 St John Union Church, St John Street, Opotiki
KALFF Daphne Anne. On Wednesday 5th December 2018 at home, aged 91. Dearly loved wife of the late Paul. Much loved mother and mother in law of Larry and Maree, Kevin (dec), Alan (dec), Glenys, Murray and Vicky. Treasured Gran of Daron, Deanna, Bjorn, India, Stuart, Megan and Shane. Great gran of Ethan, Samuel, Brearna, Lorenzo and Justin. Daphne will be laying at her home until her funeral service which will be held at St John Union Church, St John Street, Opotiki on Monday 10th December at 11am followed by a private cremation. Communications please to the Kalff family C/- PO Box 2070 Whakatane.

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7:30 pm Wednesday, 12th December 2018 Willetts Funeral Services Ltd Chapel, 21 King Street, Whakatane
We are holding our annual candle lighting service of remembrance at 7:30pm on Wednesday 12th December 2018 in our chapel. All are welcome. Candles supplied. Followed by a light supper

( Alice )
( 1927 - 2018 )

11:00 am Thursday, 13th December 2018 Willetts Funeral Services Ltd Chapel, 21 King Street, Whakatane
Cranswick, Alice Irene (nee White). Peacefully surrounded by family on Sunday 9th December 2018. Wife of the late John. Mother of Mary, Keith and Owen. Grandmother of 7. Great Grandmother of 7. Thanks to Mary Shapley for their loving care. A service for Alice will be held in the Chapel of Willetts Funeral Services Ltd, 21 King St, Whakatane at 11am on Thursday 13th December. Communications please to the Cranswick family C/- PO Box 2070,Whakatane.

Ross Wayne OWEN
( Rosco )
( 1952 - 2018 )

2:00 pm Friday, 14th December 2018 Kawerau Bowling Club, Plunket Street, Kawerau
OWEN, Ross Wayne, aged 66 years.  On Sunday 9th December 2018 in Tauranga Hospital after a short illness. Cherished and devoted husband of Carol (Lewis-Owen). Loving Dad of Rhys (Ruakaka) and Step-Dad of Sarah and David Walton (Tauranga), Vicki Whalley and Kirk Vosper, (Tauranga). Dearest Granddad of Connor and Nia, Max and Quinn, Odin and Reeve.  Treasured brother and brother-in-law of Carol Clark and Julie and Alan Koura (Aust) and a much loved uncle to his nephews and nieces. A respected member of the Kawerau Bowling Club, Ross will be deeply missed by his fellow bowlers, many friends and family. A celebration of Ross’ life will be held at 2pm in the Kawerau Bowling Club, Prideaux Park, Plunket St, Kawerau, on Friday 14th December followed by a burial in the Kawerau Cemetery, Valley Road, Kawerau.  In lieu of flowers donations in Ross’ memory can be made to Leukaemia and Blood Cancer New Zealand C/- Po Box 99-182 Newmarket, Auckland 1149 or may be left at the service. Messages to the Owen Family  C/- PO Box 2070 Whakatane.