PRESS, Mrs Joan 'Shirley'
22/03/1924 - 11/01/2019. Loving and loved wife of Charles (dec.). Adored wife of 'Snowy' Matthews (dec.). Incredible and treasured Mother of Maureen, Pat and Colin. Nana to Steven and Robin, Libby and Colleen, Kylie and Brooke, Kirsty (dec.) and Jodie (dec.) and their families. When the lights went out your loving glow lit up the universe.
The funeral service for Mrs Joan 'Shirley' Press will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, 30 Victoria Street, Bairnsdale on Monday 21st January 2019 commencing at 11.00am. Private cremation.
STURTZ, Mr Karl-Heinz
Of Paynesville. Died peacefully at home surrounded by his family on 10th January 2019. Loved husband of Anneliese and father of Caroline and Andrew. Father-in-law to Tuli and Karren. Grandfather of Paul, Alana, Troy, Kate, Dale, Mark and Adam. Great Grandfather of Riley. Beloved by many for his countless charitable 'love jobs'. Always in our hearts.
The funeral service for Mr Karl-Heinz Sturtz of Paynesville will arrive at the Paynesville Cemetery on Tuesday 15th January 2019 at 11.00am for a graveside service.
McHARRY, Mrs Lorna Margaret
Of Paynesville. Passed away peacefully on 6th January 2019, aged 91. Loved wife of Allan (dec) and loved Mum of David (dec), Neil and Gregory. Mother-in-law to Ronnie and Charlene. Much loved by her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Always in our hearts. Memories will never be forgotten.
The funeral service for Mrs Lorna McHarry of Paynesville will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, 30 Victoria Street, Bairnsdale on Monday 14th January 2019 commencing at 2.00pm. Private cremation.
STUCKEY, Mr John Cameron
18.11.1952 - 28.12.2018. Formerly of Lakes Entrance. Taken too soon. Loving father of Simone, Brigitte, Bianca and Cameron. Father-in-law of Athol, Anthony and Brad. Adored Poppy John of Blake, Bridie, Mitchell and Georgina. Lived life to the fullest, forever young at heart. Gone to surf the long wave. We love you and will miss you xx
Family and friends are invited to the funeral service to celebrate the life of Mr John Cameron Stuckey formerly of Lakes Entrance at the Lakes Entrance Surf Life Saving Club, Main Beach Walk, Lakes Entrance (via the footbridge) on Friday 18th January 2019 commencing at 2.00pm. Private cremation.
JESSOP, Mrs Rae Merle
Of Bairnsdale formerly of Upper Beaconsfield passed away on 31st December 2018. Loving Mother of Carolyn, Juliette and Mitch & Warwick and Melanie. Nan to Rodney and Victoria, Alex and Tasmin, Bailin and Ollie. Now peacefully resting.
The funeral service for Mrs Rae Jessop of Bairnsdale will be held in the gardens of 84 Riverine Street, Bairnsdale (Rae's home) on Tuesday 8th January 2019 commencing at 2.00pm. (access via Mitchell Port Rd) Private cremation.
HUNTER, Mrs Ginette Ann
Of Wiseleigh. Passed away peacefully on 1st January 2019. Loving Wife of Les and loved Mum of Simon and Jay, Melissa and Lewis. Adored Nan to Tayte and Aydan. Loved Sister of Susan (dec), Carole and Jacquie. Resting in peace.
In accordance with Ginette's wishes a private cremation has been held.
HELMERS, Mrs Helen Eilzabeth
Of Bairnsdale passed away on 01/01/2019. Much loved Mother, Grandmother, Sister and Daughter. Held in hearts forever.
In accordance with Helen's wishes a private cremation has been held. Miss you Mum.
LONG, Mr Noel George
Of Johnsonville passed away peacefully on 27th December 2018. Loving Husband of Norma. Father of Debra and Natalie. Father-in-law to Darren and Craig. Grandfather of Jenna, Stephanie, Courtney and Hannah. Great Grandfather to Nevaeh, Mabel and Elsie. At peace after a long battle.
Funeral prayers for Mr Noel Long of Johnsonville will be held at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Bairnsdale on Monday 7th January 2019 commencing at 11.00am. Private cremation. In lieu of flowers donation to Cancer Council Victoria would be appreciated.
McDONALD, Mr Alexander William 'Alec'
Of Orbost passed away peacefully at home on 26th December 2018, aged 90 years. Loved Husband of Elsie of 691/2 years. Dearly loved Father of Cheryl and Dennis, Julie and Malcolm, Kevin and Shanrah, Colin and Vicki, Brian and Mary, and Graham (Jack) (Dec.). Adored Grandad to 21 Grandchildren, 42 Great Grandchildren and 4 Great Great Grandchildren. A life well lived.
The funeral service for Mr Alexander William (Alec) McDonald of Orbost will leave St. Andrews Uniting Church, Orbost on Monday 31st December 2018 after a service commencing at 11.00am for the Orbost Cemetery.
ANDERSON, Mr Wayne Stephen
The funeral service for Mr Wayne Anderson of Paynesville will be held at St. Peter's Anglican Church, Paynesville on Friday 21st December 2018 commencing at 10.30am. Private cremation.
LANDMETER, Mrs Marrigje 'Rita'
Formerly of Shady Creek and Bairnsdale. Passed away peacefully on 15/12/2018 aged 88 at Latrobe Valley Village Moe. Dearly loved wife of Wietze (dec), loved mother and mother-in-law of Harry and Ann, Glenda and Robin and Jenny and Rod. Adored Oma of Mathew, Paul, David, Jared, Michael, Brendan, Becky, Tim, Sarah and Stephen. Loved Great Oma to 19 great grandchildren. Reunited with her loving husband Wietze. Forever in our hearts.
The funeral service for Mrs Marrigje (Rita) Landmeter will be held at the Latrobe Valley Funerals Chapel, 6 Ollerton Avenue, Moe, on Thursday 20th December at 10:30am. A committal service for Rita will be held at the Bairnsdale Cemetery, Forge Creek Rd, Bairnsdale at 3:30pm the same day.
DAWSON, Mr Norman Alan
13.12.31 - 11.12.18, of Lakes Entrance formerly of the world. Passed away peacefully at Lakes Entrance Aged Care Facility surrounded by his loving family. Will be sadly missed. Always remembered and forever loved. Our heartfelt thanks go out to Dr Broom and the dedicated nurses and carers of the Lakes Entrance Aged Care facility.
HOPKINS, Mrs Judith 'Judy'
Formerly of Swan Reach. Passed away peacefully on 9th December 2018. Very much loved Wife of Les and loved Mum of Stewart and Susan. 'The love of my life'.
The funeral service for Mrs Judy Hopkins formerly of Swan Reach will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, 30 Victoria Street, Bairnsdale on Monday 17th December 2018 commencing at 10am. Private cremation.
ROBERTS, Mr William 'Will'
Of Bruthen. Passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Friday 7th December 2018 aged 62 years. Partner to Christine of 45 years. Dearly loved Father of Joshua, Peta, Bridie and Liam. D.I.N.
A private cremation will be held.
MARTIN, Mr Raymond 'Ray'
Of Orbost. 21.04.1952 to 04.12.2018. Dearly loved Husband of Marilena and loved Dad of Mellisa and Gareth, Justin, Melanie and Robbie. Cherished 'Pippi' of Thomas, Jack, Jazmin, Mason and Leo. Thank you for the years we shared, the love you gave, the way you cared. In our hearts you will always stay, loved and remembered everyday.
The funeral service for Mr Ray Martin of Orbost will arrive at the Orbost Cemetery on Friday 14th December 2018 at 2.00pm for a graveside service.
RYAN, Mr John Graham
The funeral service for Mr John Ryan of Bairnsdale, formerly of Jordanville will be held at the Rose Chapel, Gippsland Memorial Park, Cemetery Drive, Traralgon on Tuesday 11th December 2018 commencing at 11.00am. Private cremation.
RAWLINGS, Mr Kevin Leonard
Of Lakes Entrance passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday 28 November 2018 aged 77 years. Much loved Dad of Daryl, Robert and Carolyn. Love Father-in-law of Kylee, Rebecca and David. Adored 'Poppy Kev' to Alyse, Georgie, Lily, Sam, Tilly and Ben. Loved brother of Wayne and brother in law of Helen. Gone to the big TAB in the sky.
The funeral service for Mr Kevin Rawlings of Lakes Entrance will be held at the Lakes Entrance Golf Club, Golf Links Road, Lakes Entrance on Tuesday 4th December 2018 commencing at 2.00pm. Private cremation.
PATERSON, Mr Charles John
Formerly of South Warrandyte, passed away at Bairnsdale Hospital on 28/11/2018. Husband of Trudy (dec) and father to Greg, Rob, Glenn and Jo. Grandfather of Byron and Cameron. Great Grandfather to Charlie. At rest.
The funeral service for Mr Charles Paterson formerly of South Warrandyte will leave Federation Chapel, Lilydale Memorial Park, 126-128 Victoria Road, Lilydale on Friday 7th December 2018 after a service commencing at 10.00am for the Lilydale Memorial Park Cemetery.
No flowers or cards by request of the family.
REEVES, Mrs June Doreen
Of Lakes Entrance. Passed away peacefully at Lakes Entrance Aged Care on Tuesday 27th November 2018. Beloved Wife of Tom (dec). Loved Mother of Jennifer, Thomas, Patrick, Shane and all their families. A wonderful person, so loving and kind. What beautiful memories you have left behind. Sharing and caring, always content. Loved and respected wherever you went.
Funeral prayers for Mrs June Reeves of Lakes Entrance will be held at St. Brendan's Catholic Church, Lakes Entrance on Thursday 6th December 2018 commencing at 11.30am. At the conclusion of prayers the cortege will proceed to the Lakes Entrance Cemetery.
MEIER, Mrs Sieglinde
23.07.1938 - 22.11.2018, of Tonghi Creek, Victoria. Was suddenly and tragically taken from us on Thursday, 22nd November, 2018 aged 80 years. Beloved wife of John (dec). Love Mother of John, Margaret (dec) and Christopher. Dearly loved Mother-In-Law of Suzana. Cherished Oma to Jessica and Thomas. Big Sister to Anita, Renate, Eddie, Barbara and Hans. Loved Aunt and Great Aunt to many. The pain of our loss shows us what you've given to us.
The funeral service for Mrs Sieglinde Meier of Tonghi Creek, Victoria will leave St John's Anglican Church, Princes Highway, Cann River on Wednesday 5th December 2018 after a service commencing at 11:00am for the Cann River Cemetery.
LANCASTER, Mr Wayne John 'Burt'
Of Lakes Entrance passed away suddenly on Monday, 26th November 2018. Loving Father to Kelly and Luke, Casey and Dan, Tabitha, Jacob and Corey. Pa Bertie to Gabi, Aidan, Patrick and Charlie. Son of Tom (dec) and Faye. Brother to Wendy, Kim, Karen and Andrew. Loved Uncle to many. Beloved companion to Cherry.
The Memorial service for Mr Wayne 'Burt' Lancaster of Lakes Entrance will be held at the Lakes Entrance Golf Club, Golf Links Road, Lakes Entrance on Monday 3rd December 2018 commencing at 2.30pm.
BILLS, Mr Allen 'Billsy'
Of Lakes Entrance. Passed away peacefully surrounded by family after a hard fought battle aged 77 years. Dearly loved Husband of Rhonda of 56 years. Treasured Dad of Cindy & China, Lisa, Rod & Kimberley and Glen & Lindy. Adored Pop of Melissa, Nicole, Kimberley, Matthew, Emily, Sarah, Brodee, Stevie. Demi, Sophie, Abbey, Jesse and partners. Great Poppy to Jaxon, Macy May, Harrison, Riley and Eli. A lifetime of memories.
The funeral service for Mr Allen 'Billsy' Bills of Lakes Entrance will be held at the Lakes Entrance Golf Club, Golf Links Road, Lakes Entrance on Thursday 22nd November 2018 commencing at 1.00pm. Private cremation.
LIGHT, Mrs Audrey Valerie
Of Orbost passed into eternity suddenly on 4th November 2018. She is with our Lord and Saviour. Loved wife of Jack (dec) and beloved mother of John and Trevor.
In accordance with Audrey’s wishes a private cremation has been held.
DELANY, Mrs Ellen Elizabeth
15.2.42 - 9.11.18. Beloved wife of John. Loving Mum of Michael & Meredith, Bernadette & Warwick and Elizabeth & Scott. Adored Mama of Darby, Tom, Meg, Georgia, Connor, Ethan and Jack. Rest now Mum - we will love you forever.
A Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of the late Mrs Ellen Elizabeth Delany of Bairnsdale will be offered at St Mary’s Catholic Church, Bairnsdale on Thursday 15th November, 2018 at 11.00 am. At the conclusion of mass the cortège will proceed to the Bairnsdale Lawn Cemetery.
VIMPANY, Mrs Mavis Joan
Of Orbost. Passed away peacefully on 04/11/18 aged 84 years. Loved Wife of Jim. Adored Mother of Sally and Michael (dec). At peace with her Boys. A private family cremation will be held.
KELTY, Mr Maxwell James
Passed away on November 1st 2018 aged 73 years. Loving husband of Lorraine. Father of Kim, James (dec) and Nicole (dec). Step father of David, Rhonda and Karen. Grandfather to 9, Great Grandfather to 1. Forever in our thoughts.
The funeral service for Mr Maxwell Kelty of Paynesville will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, 30 Victoria St, Bairnsdale on Friday 9th November at 11:00am. Private cremation.
WHITEHEAD, Mrs Isabel 'Lilah'
Of Lakes Entrance passed away peacefully on Wednesday 31st October 2018, aged 95 years. Beloved wife of Noel (dec) of 51 years. Loved Mother of Noeleen, Donna, Warrick and Baden (dec). Respected Mother-In-Law of Don, Dave and Jan. Nana Whitehead of Sharon, Deborah, Layton, Bosko, Renee and Keith. Great Nana of Jessica, Dyamai, Jaclyn. Jamie, Tenille, Jazlyn and Olive. Great Great Nana of Kitana. Rest In Peace. The Gates of Memories never close.
The Memorial service for Mrs Lilah Whitehead of Lakes Entrance will be held at the Baptist Church, 141 Princes Highway, Lakes Entrance on Friday 9th November 2018 commencing at 2.30pm.
LONSDALE, Mr Howard
20.5.1941 - 29.10.2018 Late of Raymond Island, formerly Point Cook. Dear son of the late Maurice and Alice Lonsdale. (both dec). Brother to Norman, Melvyn, Denise and Elizabeth (all dec.), and Stewart, brother-in-law to Margaret and Malcolm Tisdale. Now at peace It broke our hearts to see you suffer. It is was our privilege to care for you in recent months and share your love of nature. Rest peacefully dear Howie. Loved brother to Stewart and Margaret, uncle to Natalie, Bradley (dec), Drew and Hannah. Treasured memories.
The Memorial service for Mr Howard Lonsdale of Raymond Island will leave Fishermans Wharf, Paynesville on the MV Lady Jodie on Thursday 8th November 2018 at 12 Noon.
SCHWAB, Mr John Frank 'Schwaby'
Passed away peacefully at his home in Lakes Entrance, on Wednesday 24th October 2018, surrounded by his loving wife Lois and dear friends. In God's care until we meet again.
The Funeral service for Mr John Schwab of Lakes Entrance will leave the Baptist Church, 141 Princes Highway, Lakes Entrance on Wednesday 7th November 2018 after a service commencing at 11.00am for the Lakes Entrance Cemetery.
ION, Mr John
02/11/1937 – 27/10/2018.
Loved and loving life partner of Maureen and respected and loved step father of Vicki.
Thank you for your unique, quirky, determined and dry sense of humour which will always be with us. Life without you is dull and sad.
Always in our hearts.
In accordance with John’s wishes a private cremation has been held.
HUNTER, Mr Peter James
Of Lake Bunga. Passed away on 24th October 2018. Loved Husband of Julia. Devoted Brother of Judith and Brother In Law of Bruce. Uncle to Trisha (dec), Pauline, Suzanne, and Daniel.
The Funeral service for Mr Peter Hunter of Lake Bunga will leave the Gippsland Lakes Angling Club, Bullock Island, Lakes Entrance after a service commencing at 2.00pm on Friday 2nd November 2018 for the Lakes Entrance Cemetery.
WALLER, Mr Kenneth Leslie
Passed away 21.10.18. Dearly loved Husband of Helen. Loving Father of Kylie, Troy, Trent and families. Special friend of Karen, Craig and families. Just gone fishing.
The funeral service for Mr Kenneth Waller of Bairnsdale will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, 30 Victoria Street, Bairnsdale on Tuesday 30th October 2018 commencing at 2.00 pm. Private cremation.
DAY, Mr Barry
Passed away peacefully in his sleep on Saturday 20th October 2018. Loving husband of Margaret, loved father and Dianne and Suzanne. Father in law of Colin and Jack. Beloved Poppy of all.
A wonderful person, so loving and kind, what beautiful memories you have left behind, sharing and caring, always content loved and respected wherever you went.
The funeral service for Mr Barry Day of Lakes Entrance will be held on Thursday 1st November 2018 at Albert and Co Function Room, 201 Esplanade, Lakes Entrance commencing at 2:00pm. Please feel free to wear Collingwood Football Club colours. Private cremation.
MOUNSEY, Mr Chester Julian
Of Lindenow South, formerly of Moorooduc passed away suddenly on 18th October 2018. Loved husband of Keryn. Adored Dad to Carmal, Danny and Kelvin. Respected Grandpa to Emily, Thomas, Tilly-Rose, Cody, Abbey and Isaac. Loved brother of Wilma and Kenny and their children Craig, Susan, Bradley and Gabriel. Brother in law of Cherrith, Merril, Charles, Sandy and uncle to Benjamin. Your jokes and dry sense of humour will live on within us.
The funeral service for Mr Chester Mounsey of Lindenow South will leave the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, 30 Victoria St, Bairnsdale after a service commencing at 10:30am on Friday 26th October 2018 for the Coongulmerang Cemetery, Lindenow South.
MORGAN (nee Harris), Mrs Leonie Ann
Of Eagle Point, formerly of Springvale. Passed away peacefully at home on 18th October 2018. Loved wife of Bruce and mum of Kim (dec) and Brett. Mother in law of Kristen. Sister to Raylene. Nan to Jake, Troy, Sophie, Bailey, Chloe and Tyson. Great Nan to Ciyara. A brave heart finally at rest.
The funeral service for Mrs Leonie Morgan of Eagle Point will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, 30 Victoria St, Bairnsdale on Thursday 25th October 2018 commencing at 11:00am. Private cremation
WHITE, Mr Graeme 'Darkie'
Of Paynesville. Passed away on 19th October 2018 at Opal Nursing Home, Paynesville. Loved partner of Doreen for 40 years. Father to Greg (dec) and Steven and step father to Lynda, Susan and Andrew. Loved brother of Terry (Norah) and uncle of Tony.
At peace at last after a long battle. Lovingly remembered.
The funeral service for Mr Graeme 'Darkie' White of Paynesville will be held, graveside, at the Paynesville Cemetery on Friday 26th October 2018 commencing at 2:30pm.
HAYNES, Mr Barrington 'Barry'
Passed peacefully away at Kalimna Aged Care on Wednesday 17th October 2018. Much loved and beloved Husband of Sandra. Dear Dad of Philip and Timothy. Adored Pop of Anthony, Emily and Sarah. Dearest Friend of Jeannie. Another chequered flag.
The funeral service for Mr Barry Haynes of Kalimna will arrive at the Lakes Entrance Cemetery on Friday 19th October, 2018 at 2.00pm for a graveside service.
BURKITT, Mr Donald George
Of Paynesville. Passed away peacefully at his home in Opal Paynesville Nursing Home on 15th October 2018. Loved brother of Graeme (dec) and Kathryn and Brother in law of Elise and Neil. Adored uncle of Anthony, Linda and Geoffrey. Loving memories.
The funeral service for Mr Donald Burkitt of Paynesville will be held at the Bairnsdale Baptist Church, 134 Princes Highway, Lucknow on Monday 22nd October 2018 commencing at 2:30pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Parkinson’s Victoria. Private cremation.
LEMANS, Mrs Ilz
Of Lakes Entrance. Loving Mother of Tony and Lisa and life confidant of Imie. Passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday 9th of October 2018. Salda Dusa.
The funeral service of Mrs Ilz Lemans of Lakes Entrance will be held at the Lakes Entrance Golf Club, Golf Links Road, Lakes Entrance on Monday 22nd October 2018 commencing at 11.00am. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Victorian Men’s Shed Association. Private cremation.