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Deceased Funeral Date / Time Funeral Location
Emma Jane Guyer Saturday 6th Jun 2020 at 12:30 pm Fairfield House, 48 Van Diemen Street, Nelson

GUYER Emma Jane – passed away peacefully at home with her family at her side, at the tender age of 13 years.  Much adored daughter and stepdaughter of Jen and Coopz, and Aaron.  Treasured sister to Khloe and Aaliyah.  Adored granddaughter of Linda Guyer and Adrienne Squire, Val and Don Cooper.  Loved by her aunties, uncles, cousins, friends and extended family.  Messages c/- 47b Jenner Road, Nelson 7010.  Those that wish to make a contribution can do so at’s farewell.  A celebration of Emma’s life will be held at Fairfield House, 48 Van Diemen Street, Nelson on Saturday 6th June 2020 commencing at 12.30pm.  Please bring a plate to share and arrive early for contact tracing purposes.

Russell Harvey Knapp Saturday 6th Jun 2020 at 11:00 am Beachside Conference Centre, 70 Beach Road, Tahunanui

KNAPP Russell Harvey – passed away peacefully in Nelson on 31st May 2020, aged 96 years.  Loved husband of the late Noeline.  Much loved Dad and father-in-law of Adrienne and Brad; Shelley; Richard and Katie.  Loved Grandad to Kieran; Tim, Ryan and Jess, and great grandfather to Lockie, Aurara and Lilly.  A loved friend of Betty Batchelor.  In lieu of flowers, donations to the Nelson Marlborough Rescue Helicopter Trust would be appreciated and can be made at  Messages c/- 179a The Ridgeway, Stoke, Nelson 7011.  A private cremation has been held.  A celebration of Russell’s life will be held at Beachside Conference Centre, 70 Beach Road, Tahunanui, Nelson on Saturday 6th June 2020 commencing at 11.00am.

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Nelson / Tasman

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Simplicity Funerals Nelson offers a simple and modern alternative to traditional funerals. Our approach is dignified, personal and stress- free. We pride ourselves on our flexibility and the many options we offer.


We are committed to providing your family with the finest in personal care. We treat all races and religions with the same utmost respect. We’ll take on the responsibilities of the physical care of your loved one, and the emotional care of those left behind.


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Simplicity Funerals Nelson have a beautifully refurbished building on Haven Road, leading into Nelson City. We offer a warm, light and soothing chapel facility suitable for up to 40 people. Our modern, open and fresh décor and furnishing it makes the ideal venue to hold a small but intimate service for your loved one.

Being centrally located, Simplicity Funerals can also assist families in holding a funeral service is one of the many beautiful venues or locations throughout the Nelson Tasman district if desired.

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Care For Your Little Ones

Our Specialised Team are here to guide you through your options at this time. We will come to you at home or hospital or meet with you at a location of your choice, to carefully guide you through your options. We can provide a beautiful basket or baby nest for your baby, arrange a burial or cremation or gathering should you so wish.

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Remember your loved one and keep them close to your heart, with beautiful jewellery and keepsakes that last a lifetime. We have a huge selection of the very best handmade memorial items. Each piece can be filled with a small amount of ashes, a lock of hair or other small keepsake, making it personal to you.

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