Departed Merit Database
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Date of Death Title First Name Last Name Rank Lodge Name Lodge No. District Date of Funeral Time Funeral Venue Comments (if any)
2019-07-10 VW Bro Allen Johnson Past District Grand Master Rangitikei 38 15 - Ruapehu 0000-00-00 other (show in comments below) not yet known
2019-07-06 Bro Brian Hunter Master Mason Mana 352 19 - Kapiti-Wellington 2019-07-09 11.00am Harvey's Chapel, Oxford Street, Levin Honary member od Lodge Mana. Member since July 1961
2019-06-01 WBro Ian Levingston Past Master Scinde Lodge 5 17 - Eastland-Ruahine 0000-00-00 other (show in comments below) Family only funeral was held
2019-05-12 WBro Jim Drummond Past Master New Zealand Pacific Lodge 2 19 - Kapiti-Wellington 2019-05-17 2.00pm The Pines 50 The Esplanade Wellington
2019-05-11 WBro Bob Rule Past District Grand Director of Ceremonies Lodge Mangaroa 419 21 - Hutt Wairarapa 2019-05-17 1.30pm Gee & Hickton, Cnr King and Cairo Streets, Ebdentown, Upper Hutt. Bob's body will be taken on Wednesday after 12.01pm to his home at: 121 California Drive, Totora Park, Upper Hutt. Visitors welcome after then.
2019-05-06 VW Bro Allan William Donald Ainsworth Past Assistant Provincial Grand Master Omarunui 216 17 - Eastland-Ruahine 2019-05-09 2.00pm Sugarloaf Chapel, Lee Road, Taradale
2019-05-03 WBro John Brookie Past Grand Deacon Lodge Mangaroa 419 21 - Hutt Wairarapa 2019-05-09 1.00pm St John's Church Cnr Moonshine Road and Fergusson Drive Upper Hutt Past Master of Upper Hutt Lodge, Lodge of Friendship and Research Lodge of Wellington
2019-04-06 WBro Alan Jarden Past Master Waikanae 433 19 - Kapiti-Wellington 2019-04-10 11.00am Kapiti Funeral Home, Hinemoa St, Paraparaumu Resigned from Lodge Waikanae just a few years ago. Previous member of Stokes Valley Lodge for many years
2019-03-23 WBro Duncan John Hart Past Master Rangitikei 38 15 - Ruapehu 2019-04-12 2.00pm Marton
2019-03-21 WBro Clinton Johnson Past Grand Sword Bearer Waikanae 433 19 - Kapiti-Wellington 2019-03-29 2.00pm Waikanae Presbyterian Church, Ngaio Road, Waikanae This will be a Memorial Service, with the ashes of our late brother, for Family, Friends and Brethren.
2019-02-27 WBro Peter Ropiha Past Grand Standard Bearer The Lion 114 17 - Eastland-Ruahine 2019-03-04 11.00am St Johns Anglican Church, Dannevirke
2019-02-24 WBro Harold Falla RH Past Master Lodge Zetland 312 19 - Kapiti-Wellington 0000-00-00 other (show in comments below) We will advise funeral arrangements as soon as they are known
2019-02-24 WBro Harold Falla RH Past Master Lodge Zetland 312 19 - Kapiti-Wellington 0000-00-00 other (show in comments below) Funeral arrangements will be advised as soon as known
2019-02-24 WBro Harold Falla RH Past Master Lodge Zetland 312 19 - Kapiti-Wellington 2019-02-28 11.00am Cockburn Chapel Cnr Onepu Road and Cockburn Street Kilbirnie, Wellington Funeral details as promised. Thursday 28th February 2019 at 11am.
2019-02-16 WBro Barry Jobson Past Master St Andrews 32 19 - Kapiti-Wellington 2019-02-21 12.00pm The Uniting Church, 10 Weka Street in Raumati
2019-02-16 WBro Barry Jobson Past Master St Andrews 32 19 - Kapiti-Wellington 2019-02-21 12.00pm The Uniting Church, 10 Weka Street, Raumati .
2019-02-06 VW Bro Ian Lawson Past Grand Lecturer Lodge Apanui 395 17 - Eastland-Ruahine 0000-00-00 other (show in comments below) to be advised
2019-02-02 WBro Alex Ross Past Grand Bible Bearer Mana 352 19 - Kapiti-Wellington 2019-02-08 1.00pm Tawa Union Church
2019-01-20 WBro Robert Stewart Past Master Waikanae 433 19 - Kapiti-Wellington 2019-01-25 1.30pm Kapiti Funeral Home Hinemoa St, Paraparaumu Masonic Tribute by W Bro M Fineman (Hinemoa-Kairangi)
2019-01-04 VW Bro James Edwards Past District Grand Master The Petre Lodge 457 15 - Ruapehu 0000-00-00 other (show in comments below) TBA TBA
2018-12-06 WBro Maurice Munro Past Master Scinde 5 17 - Eastland-Ruahine 2018-12-11 11.00am All Saints Church 23 Puketapu Road Taradale, Napier
2018-11-27 WBro Brian Taylor RH Past Master New Zealand Pacific Lodge 2 19 - Kapiti-Wellington 0000-00-00 other (show in comments below) There will be a memorial service for Brian later in December. Brian was a member of the craft for almost 70 years.
2018-11-15 WBro Colin Young Past Assistant Grand Director of Ceremonies Mana 352 19 - Kapiti-Wellington 0000-00-00 other (show in comments below) Funeral service details to come.
2018-10-23 Bro Thomas Simpson Master Mason Waikanae 433 19 - Kapiti-Wellington 2018-10-26 2.00pm Cedarwood - Parata St, Waikanae
2018-10-21 Bro Bud Lavery Master Mason Mana 352 19 - Kapiti-Wellington 2018-10-24 12.00pm Te Rauparaha Arena Thereafter interment at Whenua Tapu Cemetery, Airlie Road, Pukerua Bay. All are welcome
2018-10-08 WBro Ray Arbuckle Past Master Herbert Teagle -Taia 300 19 - Kapiti-Wellington 2018-10-12 1.00pm The Guardian Funeral Home Chapel 4 Moorfield Road, Johnsonville.
2018-10-04 WBro Malcolm Davidson Past Master Rangitikei 38 15 - Ruapehu 2018-10-09 2.00pm Marton
2018-09-11 Bro John Holmes Master Mason Windsor 377 19 - Kapiti-Wellington 2018-09-18 12.00pm Saint Andrews church, 11 Steyne Avenue, Plimmerton A masonic funeral is to be observed
2018-08-10 Bro Robert Alexander Petrus (Robbie) BOERBOOM Master Mason Te Awahou Lodge 133 14 - Taranaki 2018-08-15 1.00pm RSA Clubrooms, Easton Street, Foxton Messages c/- PO Box 20, Foxton 4848. Anderson Funeral Services
2018-07-21 WBro Rowan McNab Past Master Hawke's Bay Daytime 453 17 - Eastland-Ruahine 2018-07-26 11.00am St Matthews Church, Hastings
2018-06-27 WBro Donald Barry Sarten Past Grand Standard Bearer Ikaroa 115 14 - Taranaki 2018-07-03 11.00am Clifton Rugby & Sports Club Inland North Road Tikorangi. ( Waitara ) Very successful former Benevolence Officer Taranaki District
2018-06-20 Bro Albert Shiels Master Mason Lodge Zetland 312 19 - Kapiti-Wellington 2018-06-29 11.00am St Johns in the City, 170 Willis Street, Wellington
2018-06-14 WBro Kenneth John McLennan Past Grand Standard Bearer Scinde Lodge 5 17 - Eastland-Ruahine 0000-00-00 other (show in comments below) Rotorua Initiated into The Victoria Lodge No 21 5/10/1965
2018-06-08 WBro Graham Harrison Past Master Pa-Ka-Ma 319 15 - Ruapehu 2018-06-12 2.00pm Terrace Haven Chapel 697 Main St Palmerston North
2018-06-08 WBro Graham Harrison Past Master Pa-Ka-Ma 319 15 - Ruapehu 2018-06-12 2.00pm Terrace Haven Chapel(Robert Cotton and Sons) 697 Main St Palmerston North
2018-03-26 VW Bro Dave Wolstenholme Past Grand Chaplain Lower Hutt 299 21 - Hutt Wairarapa 2018-03-29 2.00pm Gee & Hickton, Lower Hutt also Hinemoa-Kairangi & Lower Hutt Rose
2018-03-25 RW Bro Tony Smith Past Divisional Grand Master Lower Hutt 299 21 - Hutt Wairarapa 0000-00-00 other (show in comments below) tba
2018-03-25 RW Bro Tony Smith Past Divisional Grand Master Lower Hutt 299 21 - Hutt Wairarapa 2018-03-27 1.00pm North Shore Memorial Park, 235 Snapper Rock Road, Albany
2018-03-04 WBro Leo Mumford Past Grand Sword Bearer New Zealand Pacific Lodge 2 19 - Kapiti-Wellington 2018-03-08 11.00am St Johnís Anglican Church, 16 Camden St, Feilding
2018-02-23 RW Bro John (Emmo) Emmerson Past Deputy Grand Master Frimley 359 17 - Eastland-Ruahine 2018-03-03 1.30pm Ellwood Function Centre, 12 Otene Road, Hastings
2018-02-17 WBro Stephen David Hassan Hill Past Master Aquarius 466 19 - Kapiti-Wellington 2018-02-21 2.00pm Cornwall Manor, cnr Knights Rd and Cornwall St, Lower Hutt No flowers by request please. Messages may be sent to The Hill Family, PO Box 39147, Wellington Mail Centre, Lower Hutt 5045.
2018-01-23 WBro Norman Higham Grand Standard Bearer United Taranaki 456 14 - Taranaki 2018-05-29 10.30am Chapel of W Abraham. 366 Devon Street New Plymouth
2018-01-09 WBro Donald H Holyoake RH Past Master Taranaki Daylight 455 14 - Taranaki 2018-01-12 10.30am Eagers Funeral Service Chappell Huge turn out for a very respected Freemason & community contributor
2018-01-04 MW Bro Danial Holmes JP QSM P G M Past Grand Master Lodge Ikaroa 155 14 - Taranaki 2018-04-14 11.30am St Joseph's Catholic Church New Plymouth Lodge of Sorrow will be celebrated In Ikaroa Lodge. Opunake Wed 18.04.2018 1.30pm
2017-10-27 WBro Robin Prichard Past Grand Deacon Scinde 5 17 - Eastland-Ruahine 2017-10-31 1.30pm St Columbas Presbyterian Church Gloucester Street Taradale, Napier
2017-09-01 RW Bro Richard (Dick) Esler Past Grand Warden Lodge Mangaroa 419 21 - Hutt Wairarapa 2017-09-07 2.00pm Cornwall Manor Cnr Knights Road and Cornwall Street Lower Hutt
2017-08-20 WBro Peter Haynes Past Master Eketahuna 92 21 - Hutt Wairarapa 2017-08-25 1.30pm St Peters on Albert Street Pahiatua Roll of Honour
2017-08-16 WBro Bob (W.R.) Garratt Past Master Lower Hutt 299 21 - Hutt Wairarapa 2017-08-23 1.00pm
2017-08-15 WBro Alan Hunt Past Assistant Grand Director of Ceremonies Hawke's Bay Daytime 453 17 - Eastland-Ruahine 2017-08-21 11.00am All Saints Church Church Road, Taradale
2017-06-19 Bro David Dentice Master Mason The Saint Andrews Lodge 32 19 - Kapiti-Wellington 2017-06-22 2.00pm Wilson Funeral Home 375 Adelaide Road Newtown Wellington David received his 60 year jewl in 2008 and his wife has requested a masonic tribute
2017-06-18 WBro Ian Mackenzie Past Master Windsor 377 19 - Kapiti-Wellington 2017-06-23 11.30am Gee and Hickton Funeral Home 6 Norrie Street Porirua On April the 23rd, Lodge Windsor presented a 50year badge to Wbro Ian Mackenzie at Longview Home, Tawa. Sadly, Ian passed away on the 18th of June. Ianís funeral will be held on the Friday, 23rd of June, at Gee and Hickton - 6 Norrie Street Porirua at 11.30am On behalf of Lodge Windsor, I have passed out deepest sympathies to Ianís family. Please make every effort to attend where you can and pass this email onto others than you know would like to attend or through reply email to me, pass on a message to the family.
2017-06-13 RW Bro Matthew Tweedie Past Grand Warden Te Mata 298 17 - Eastland-Ruahine 2017-06-17 1.00pm St Columba's Church Napier Road Havelock North
2017-06-03 VW Bro Frederick Thomas Fraser (Eric) Sweeting Past Grand Chaplain Waikaremoana 158 17 - Eastland-Ruahine 2017-06-10 1.30pm St Pauls, Wairoa
2017-06-03 WBro Hector Robert (Hec) Mayhead Past Master Waikaremoana 158 17 - Eastland-Ruahine 2017-06-09 1.30pm All Saints, Taradale, Napier
2017-05-15 WBro Peter Single RH Past Master The Services Lodge of Hawke's Bay 313 17 - Eastland-Ruahine 2017-05-20 1.00pm St Matthews Hastings
2017-01-29 WBro Angus Russell Past Master St Andrews Lodge 32 19 - Kapiti-Wellington 2017-02-02 11.00am St John's Presbyterian Chruch, Willis Street Angus was also a member of Coronation Lodge No. 127
2017-01-19 WBro Eddie Deonarain Past Master St Andrews 32 19 - Kapiti-Wellington 2017-01-26 1.00pm Karori Golf Club, Karori Road, Karori
2016-12-05 WBro Graham Brabin Past Grand Bible Bearer Empire Fergusson 225 19 - Kapiti-Wellington 2016-12-08 2.00pm St James Church, Woburn Road, Lower Hutt In his 98th year Graham received his 70 year bar earlier this year. A member of Charles Fergusson Lodge, he will be remembered for his "perfect" delivery of ritual. Graham was a watchmaker by trade.
2016-10-30 WBro Peter Dawe Past Grand Sword Bearer Scinde 5 17 - Eastland 2016-11-04 11.00am Cathedral of St John Napier
2016-10-19 RW Bro Vincent Rabone Past Grand Warden Pakama 319 15 - Ruapehu 2016-10-26 2.30pm at Beauchampís. Palmerston North
2016-07-19 VW Bro Gordon Riach Past Grand Almoner Lodge Otaihape 142 15 - Ruapehu 2016-07-25 1.00pm St Mary's Catholic Church, 53 Huia Street, Taihape Notice updated to include funeral details. Rest now, Gordon - your work here is done.
2016-06-26 WBro Ken Odlin Past Master Lower Hutt 299 21 - Hutt Wairarapa 2016-06-30 1.30pm
2016-06-23 WBro Joe McTaggart Past Master Ngatiawa-Russell 345 19 - Kapiti-Wellington 2016-06-28 11.00am The Mana Cruising Club, Pascoe Ave, Mana Joe was the best maker of curried sausages in the world! Rest in peace my friend.
2016-06-20 Bro Michael Wolf Master Mason Westminster Lodge 308 19 - Kapiti-Wellington 2016-06-25 11.00am Harbour City Chapel 56 Onepu Rd Kilbirnie Wellington A reception follows the service.
2016-05-11 WBro Ronald Potts Past Grand Deacon Westminster Lodge 308 19 - Kapiti-Wellington 2016-05-18 11.00am Wellington Cathedral of St Paul Cnr Molesworth St and Hill street Thorndon Wellington Loved husband of Angela Apt 714 Malvina Major Village 134 Burma Road Wellington 6037
2016-03-27 WBro Alan Tolra Past Grand Bible Bearer Lodge Waikanae 433 19 - Kapiti-Wellington 0000-00-00 other (show in comments below) Funeral details to be advised over the next 24 hours
2016-01-28 WBro Heaton Haglund Past Grand Standard Bearer Waihenga St Johns Lodge 37 21 - Hutt Wairarapa 2016-02-03 10.00am St Matthews Church,35 Church St, Masterton Death notice details available at the following link: https://www.heavenaddress.com/Charles-Heaton-Haglund/1419503/
2016-01-19 Bro Glenn Love Master Mason Trentham 262 21 - Hutt Wairarapa 2016-01-26 2.30pm Upper Hutt Cossie Club
2016-01-18 WBro Derek Ricketts Past Master Scinde Lodge 5 17 - Eastland 2016-01-22 2.00pm St John's Cathedral, Napier RH, OSM
2016-01-14 Bro Rodney Grindey Junior Warden The Baden Powell 381 21 - Hutt Wairarapa 0000-00-00 other (show in comments below) In accordance with Rodney's wishes a small private family service was held. Rodney was also a member of Aorangi Lodge EC
2016-01-08 WBro John Tobin Past Master Waikanae 433 19 - Kapiti-Wellington 0000-00-00 1.00pm Golden Bay / Motueka Funeral Services Known as Jack, an Honorary Member.Dont know funeral date, but rememberance date is Jan 22nd venue to be advised
2015-12-28 WBro Raymond Clark Past Master Waikanae 433 19 - Kapiti-Wellington 2015-12-31 1.30pm Waikanae Funeral Chapel, cnr Omahi Street & Kapanui Road R.I.P.
2015-10-24 Bro Bert Proffitt Master Mason The Coronation Lodge 127 19 - Kapiti-Wellington 0000-00-00 other (show in comments below)
2015-09-12 WBro David Guiton Past Master Wiakanae 433 19 - Kapiti-Wellington 2015-09-18 11.00am Kapiti Funeral Home 9-11 Hinemoa Street Paraparaumu RIP Dave
2015-08-17 Bro David Joyce Master Mason Stokes Valley 460 21 - Hutt Wairarapa 2015-08-24 2.00pm Cornwall Manor, Lower Hutt
2015-08-12 WBro Alan Drummond Past Master Waikanae 433 19 - Kapiti-Wellington 2015-08-18 11.00am Waikanae Funeral Home P.M. of Lodge Windsor
2015-08-06 WBro Albert Henry Inteman Past Master Pakama 319 15 - Ruapehu 0000-00-00 other (show in comments below)
2015-08-05 WBro Clifford Turner Past Grand Almoner Lodge Te Puni 315 21 - Hutt Wairarapa 2015-08-14 1.00pm Croft Funeral Home Osborne Place Lower Hutt
2015-05-12 WBro Alan Eastergaard Past Grand Deacon Lodge Te Puni 315 21 - Hutt Wairarapa 2015-05-15 1.00pm Old St Paul's Cathedral Wellington
2015-05-06 WBro Lee Keno Past Grand Standard Bearer The Coronation Lodge 127 19 - Kapiti-Wellington 0000-00-00 other (show in comments below)
2015-04-21 WBro Keith Bowman Past Master The Coronation Lodge 127 19 - Kapiti-Wellington 0000-00-00 other (show in comments below)
0000-00-00 WBro Harry Scott Past Master Pakama 319 15 - Ruapehu 2016-02-14 1.00pm Beauchamp Funeral Home on John F. Kennedy Drive.
0000-00-00 VW Bro David Goodhue Past Grand Director of Ceremonies Taranaki Daylight 455 14 - Taranaki 2017-01-20 1.30pm St Mary's Anglican Church Hawera
0000-00-00 WBro Graham David Harrison Past Master Pa-Ka-Ma 319 15 - Ruapehu 2018-01-12 10.00am Terrace Haven Chapel Palmerston North A true Mason well loved by all. Member of Heretaunga Lodge originally. At time of passing a member of Pa-Ka-Ma 319