Desmond Lloyd Mathieson

Born in New Zealand on 24 October 1932
Passed away on 20 July 2017
Late of Whangamata
Aged 84 years
MATHIESON, Desmond Lloyd (Tiddles). (Life member of Coastal Rockers and the Whangamata Tennis Club).At Moana House, Whangamata (after a battle... Read more

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Very sad to learn about Tiddle's death. I remember very clearly when he was coach of the Junior and Dad's Army rugby teams for Paeroa West in the 1070's He devoted a lot of his time to the Raeroa west Rugby Club and was a great mentor to many of the young me in Paeroa whom came in contact with him. Often, during our training, he used to say"You'll only get out ot it (ie rugby) what you put into it". I have seen Tiddles since I left Paeroa in 1979 but I have always remembered for saying these words and they have helped me many times in my life. My sincere condolences to Barbara and all the Mathieson family. You are foremost in my thoughts and prayers at this time. RIP Tiddles. Pat McAlpine.
Pat McAlpine lit a candle for Desmond Lloyd Mathieson
  • Mr Ken Durbin: thanks Pat its kenny here and known what you are saying when we played in the same team, hard task master on me too ha. you a great guy we often spoke of you and where you end up, mum got coffin in blackn white once a west man always a west man
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Barbara and family, my sincere condolences to you all during your time of loss. It is a privilege for Twentymans Funeral Services to be entrusted with providing our care to Mr Mathieson. May he rest in eternal peace.
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