Francis NGAROPO Funeral Notice-Death Notice-Obituary
Family Announcement: "NGAROPO, Francis Douglas (Frank). Tu wehiwehi ana, Nga maunga korero, A Pukekowhai, Te Reinga, Te Rau Teoteo, Moumoukai kei muri, Te Kauri, Panguru e. Uakina ake ra. ngā tatau ki te rangi, Kia piki atu koe kia Puangarua, Kua tunga te tao ki te manawa, Tangi apakura nei Nga uri o Kairewa. Kua hinga he totara nui o te wao nui a Tane, a ko Francis (Frank) Douglas Ngaropo. Kua wheturangitia koe ki te korowai o Ranginui, ki tua o te arai, ki o tupuna ano hoki. E te papa kia au to moe. It is with great sadness that the whanau of Francis Douglas Ngaropo born 21 October 1943 announce his passing in the early hours of June 16th 2022. Peacefully and with his guitar close by. He was the loved father of Samuel, Elizabeth, Vanessa, Francis Junior and Father In-law to Beverly, Pera, Jodee, Andre and Lorraine. Doting Grandfather to Keryn, Dominic, Nina, Phoenix, Milan, Jasmine, Danica, Jamie, Josh, Jarred, Joel, Jordan, Quinten, Corey, Zion, Te Kahuioerangi, Joel, Indy, Mia, Frankie-May, Tiger Lily. Caring Great Grandfather to his many mokomoko, Dallas, Layton, Teina, Mila-Hinerangi, Aurora, Kani, Koea, Kira, Mali, Kordal, Aanaiah and Jayden.Special mete to Hera and Patricia. He will lay in state at Ngati Manawa Marae in the beautiful hills of home, Panguru."
"We will advise the funeral date once we get Francis back to Ngati Manawa Marae. We will forever listen for you playing from the heavens for us Papa."
Obituary originally published: The New Zealand Herald on 22nd of June 2022
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