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Brian Aiken Aroa (abt. 1938 - 2016)

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Brian Aiken Aroa
Born about in New Plymouth, New Zealandmap
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in New Plymouth, New Zealandmap
Profile last modified 4 Jun 2019 | Created 31 Mar 2018
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Brian Aiken Aroa was born about 1938 to Arthur Aroa and Phyllis Marjorie (Ward) Aroa. His siblings included Coral and Avon.


In July 1935 Phyllis Marjorie Ward and Arthur Frank Aroa were married. [1]


Brian Aiken Aroa married June Lynette Woods.


His wife June Lynette Aroa (1940 - 10 December 1971) was a machinist, but died very young and is listed as being married, and living at 83 Wallace Place, New Plymouth at the time of her death.[2].

She was cremated at the Awanui Cemetery. [3] (10 Dec 1971 aged 31)

AROA, June Lynette 31 Years 10 Dec 1971 AWANUI Previously Interred In Te Henui Cemetery, Cremation Area - Plot 264
AROA, June Lynette 31 Years 10 Dec 1971 Cremation 83 Wallace Place (Married), New Plymouth

He was an industrial designer, and acquired patents for hot air hand dryers. [4]

  1. Brain Aiken Aroa - Hot Air Hand Drier 1975 -1980
  2. Brian Aiken Aroa - Hot Air Driers For Hands 1977 - 1983 The


From the burial record - Brian Aroa passed away on 7 February, 2016, aged 77.


AROA, Brian Aiken. Suddenly at Taranaki Base Hospital, New Plymouth, on Sunday February 7, 2016, aged 77 years. Loved partner of Ettie Burt, loved father and father in law of Russell and Kim, Dianne and Paul, Craig and Sarah, and Tina, and loved poppa to his 6 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild. Son of the late Arthur and Phyllis Aroa, brother and brother in law of Coral and Tony Collins, Avon and Ted Grace, and loved uncle to his niece and nephew.

Special thanks from the family to all the staff at Taranaki Base Hospital A&E and ICU Departments for their compassionate care. Donations to the Cancer Society would be appreciated and can be left in the Chapel foyer. Messages to Aroa family C/- PO Box 4016, New Plymouth. 4340. A service for Brian will be held in the Chapel of W. Abraham 366 Devon Street East, New Plymouth, on Thursday February 11, 2016, at 2pm followed by private cremation.


New Plymouth cemetery search Find A Grave: Memorial #198900989

AROA, Brian Aiken
Last Address: Not Available
Age at Death: 77 Years
Date of Death: 7 Feb 2016
Category: Ashes Burial
Date of Burial: 3 Aug 2016
Cemetery: AWANUI
Location in Cemetery: Cremation Area, Plot 761

Wife's details

June Lynette (Woods) Aroa Memorial page for June Lynette Aroa [5]

Death: 10 Dec 1971
Burial: Awanui Cemetery, New Plymouth, New Plymouth District, Taranaki, New Zealand
Memorial #: 68808959
Gravesite Details Aged 31 Years


  1. NZBDM marriages 3/7/1935 1935/2358 Phyllis Marjorie Ward, Arthur Frank Aroa
  2. New Zealand, Electoral Rolls, 1853-1981 : 1969 Taranaki New Plymouth
  3. New Zealand, Cemetery Records, 1800-2007 for June Lynette Aroa, Taranaki
  4. Patent File, Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand, Wgtn
  5. Find A Grave: Memorial #68808959memorial page for June Lynette Aroa (unknown–10 Dec 1971), Find A Grave Memorial no. 68808959, Awanui Cemetery, New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand.

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