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)
2019-05-28 VW Bro Roy Stephen Past District Grand Master Titirangi Mt Albert 204 2 Auckland 2019-05-31 12.30pm Morrison Funeral Home 220 Universal Drive Henderson Ak
2019-03-20 VW Bro David Merryweather Past District Grand Master The Mangere Lodge 330 5 Counties Hauraki 2019-03-25 2.00pm St Peters in the Forest 150 Bombay Road Bombay
2019-03-17 Bro Andrew James Murley Master Mason The Mangere Lodge 330 5 Counties Hauraki 2019-03-23 1.00pm The Auckland Memorial Park 2157 East Coast Road, Silverdale Auckland
2019-01-08 WBro Allen Wooderson Past Grand Standard Bearer Papakura 56 5 Counties Hauraki 2019-01-14 11.00am Christ Church (Anglican) 40 Coles Crescent Papakura
2018-10-01 WBro Geoffrey Burnside Past Grand Bible Bearer Lodge Tironui 400 5 Counties Hauraki 2018-10-08 1.00pm All Souls Anglican Church, Clevedon Road, Clevedon
2018-09-01 WBro Harry Bimler Past Master Rotorua 153 7 Bay of Plenty 2018-09-04 1.00pm Tauranga
2018-07-06 RW Bro Cyril Burrows Past Deputy Grand Master Lodge Albany Takapuna 202 2 Auckland 2018-07-14 2.00pm Silverdale Memorial Park more Details to follow
2018-06-14 WBro Kenneth McLennan Past Grand Standard Bearer Rotorua 153 7 Bay of Plenty 2018-06-18 1.00pm Rotorua Crematorium Chapel Sala St Rotorua
2018-05-26 Bro Nouri Sagban Master Mason Albany Takapuna 202 2 Auckland 2018-05-29 10.30am Not Known as he was in Iraq on medical treatment The WM has contacted the widow and passed on our condolences
2018-03-25 WBro Bernard McKenzie Past Master Lodge Kauri 474 2 Auckland 2018-03-31 11.00am Manakau mermorial Gardens. Auckland chapple 2
2018-03-25 RW Bro Ernest (Tony) Smith Past Divisional Grand Master Albany Takapuna 202 2 Auckland 2018-04-04 1.00pm North Shore
2018-02-19 VW Bro Logan Gilmour Past Grand Director of Ceremonies Rotorua 153 7 Bay of Plenty 2018-02-23 1.30pm Memorial Service Rangiura Home Hall Matai St Putaruru Former member of Putaruru/Tirau Lodge
2018-02-19 VW Bro Logan Gilmour Past Grand Director of Ceremonies Rotorua 153 7 Bay of Plenty 2018-02-23 1.30pm Memorial Service Rangiura Home hall Matai St Putaruru Former member of Putaruru/Tirau lodge
2017-11-05 WBro Lawrence (Laurie) Burns Past Master The Te Aroha Lodge 52 6 Waikato 2017-11-10 1.30pm College Old Boys RFC, Spur St, Te Aroha
2017-11-05 WBro Lawrence (Laurie) Burns Past Master The Te Aroha Lodge 52 6 Waikato 2017-11-10 1.30pm College Old Boys RFC Rooms,Spur St, Te Aroha
2017-10-20 WBro Frank Clark OSM Past Master Lodge Hatea 431 1 Northland 2017-10-25 3.30pm Whangarei Anglican Church, 2 Kamo Road, Whangarei Frank will be sadly missed.
2017-09-21 Bro Andrew Lyall Master Mason The Alpha 81 6 Waikato 2017-09-30 1.00pm Trinity Church Corner of Bryce and Alpha Streets Cambridge Lodge of Sorrow in Alpha Lodge 12 noon before funeral
2017-09-21 Bro Andrew Lyall Master Mason The Alpha Lodge 81 6 Waikato 2017-09-30 1.00pm Trinity Church Corner of Alpha and Bryce Streets Cambridge Lodge of Sorrow 12 noon before Funeral
2017-09-10 WBro Fletcher Christian Past Master Albany Takaouna 202 2 Auckland 2017-09-14 1.00pm North Harbour Chapel of Dils Funeral Services,185 Schnapper Rock Rd, Albany Family wishes in lieu of flower donations to Dememtia Auckland
2017-09-08 Bro Ray Legg Master Mason Coromandel 17 5 Counties Hauraki 2017-09-15 11.00am Anglican Church Coles Crescent Papakura
2017-09-08 Bro Raymond Legg Master Mason Coromandel 17 5 Counties Hauraki 2017-09-15 11.00am Anglican Church Coles Crescent Papakura
2017-07-30 Bro Eric Smith Master Mason Pakuranga 416 2 Auckland 2017-08-04 2.00pm Howick Funeral Home 35 Wellington Street Howick
2017-07-06 WBro John (Jack) Wrigley Past Master Titirangi Mt Albert 204 2 Auckland 0000-00-00 other (show in comments below) Jack passed away at his Granddaughters home in Australia.
2017-07-04 Bro Graham Arthur Wheeler Master Mason Albany Takapuna 202 2 Auckland 2017-07-08 10.00am A private service has been held by family
2017-07-02 VW Bro Alan Busfield Past Grand Lecturer Pakuranga 416 2 Auckland 2017-07-11 1.30pm St. John's Church, 245 Bucklands Beach Rd., Bucklands beach. VW Bro Alan Busfield P G Lec. was a Freemason of 62 years, initiated in Lodge Howick 314 and Founder Member of The Pakuranga Lodge No 416. He was a passionate Freemason, well known and respected in the district and beyond.
2017-06-13 WBro Charles Davenport Past Master Lodge Kororareka 304 1 Northland 2017-06-22 12.30pm Morrison Funeral Home, 220 Universal Drive, Henderson W.Bro Alastair Mitchell is going to the funeral and is trying to make arrangements for the Masonic acknowledgment.
2017-06-10 WBro Jens Larsen Past Master The Mangere Lodge 330 2 Auckland 2017-06-16 2.30pm Salvation Army Church, 87-91 Clevedon Road, Papakura A special man originating from Denmark post WWII; Jens never forgot his special memories and love for his mother and seven sisters. The hardships he left behind gave him a strong and longstanding appreciation of the life and family he built in New Zealand.
2017-04-24 WBro Iain Green Past Master Lodge Kerikeri No. 402 1 Northland 2017-05-01 11.00am Kapiti Coast Funeral Home, 9-11 Hinemoa St, Paraparaumu Aged 80 years. Rest in peace Iain - your work here is done.
2017-04-24 VW Bro Royston (Roy) Robbins Past Grand Lecturer Rotorua 153 7 Bay of Plenty 2017-04-28 11.00am St Pauls Church Putaruru Good turn out of Brethren.
2017-04-18 WBro Malcolm Dawkins Past Master North Harbour 182 2 Auckland 2017-04-24 2.30pm Past Master of Lodge Edgar Faber No. 435 1993-94
2017-02-21 Bro Robert (Bob) Harbour Master Mason The Mangere Lodge 330 5 Counties Hauraki 2017-02-27 10.00am Fountains Funeral Home, Papakura Bro Bob Harbour was a long serving House Steward for many years and was respected and honoured by the Lodge members for his services. His wife Iris was also active in Lodge activities until her passing.