Most Reverend S.M. Bishop Stuart O'CONNELL

  • "We will miss knowing that you cared and not able to catch..."
    - Valarie Truman
  • "Rest in Peace Bishop Stuart Your work is done! Cousin..."
    - Marea Wright
  • "I spent many happy times with Stuart when I lived in Sydney..."
  • "we have lost a friend and a cousin. We will miss you,..."
  • "With love and fond memories, you are always in our thoughts..."
    - Karen Henderson-Jefferys
Service Information
Davis Funeral Home
400 Dominion Road
Auckland City , Auckland
Death Notice

S.M. Most Reverend Bishop
Stuart France:
Bishop Emeritus of Rarotonga, Cook Islands, and loved and respected Confrere of the Society of Mary. Peacefully at St Joseph's Home of the Little Sisters of the Poor, Herne Bay, Auckland, on Friday, August 2, 2019, aged 84 years.
Requiescat in Pace
Dearly loved by his cousins, and much loved Bishop in the Cook Islands, Samoa and New Zealand. Bishop Stuart's Requiem Mass will be celebrated at the Church of Christ The King, 260 Richardson Road, Owairaka, Auckland, on Friday, August 8, 2019, at 11.30am, and thereafter burial at St Patrick's Catholic Cemetery, Church Crescent, Panmure. A Vigil Mass will be celebrated at the Church of Christ The King, on Thursday, August 8, at 7.00pm. The Rosary will be recited at St Joseph's Home, 9 Tweed Street, Herne Bay, Auckland, on Thursday, August 8, at 4.30pm.


Published in Dominion Post on Aug. 5, 2019
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