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GLERUM, Mr Gregory James 'Greg' AKA 'Silverfox'

Of Paynesville passed away suddenly at BRHS on Sunday 24th February 2024, aged 71 years. Loved and adored husband of Cherry for 33 years. Respected and loved father of Chase and loved father in law of Ally. Stepfather of Christopher and father in law of Tammy. Cherished friend and mentor of Dick. His passion was his music and model cars. And everyone DID in fact LOVE HIM.

Greg's funeral service will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, Bairnsdale on Friday 8th March 2024 at 11:00am. To view a live stream of Greg's funeral service please click here.

REDMAN, Mr Robert 'Joe'

The funeral service for Mr Robert ‘Joe’ Redman of Marlo will be held graveside at the Marlo Cemetery, Marlo on Monday 4th March 2024 at 1:30pm. To view a live stream of Joe's funeral service please click here.

WIGHTMAN, Mr Tyrone

The memorial service for Mr Tyrone Wightman of Lake Tyers Beach will be held at the Lake Tyers Beach Tavern on Tuesday 5th March 2024 at 1:00pm.

SOLLIS, Mr Daniel James

‘Barefoot Dan’ of Bairnsdale, passed away at 48 years old. Beloved son of Jan and Tom. Father of Tolyna and Larei. Father in law to Ash. Brother to Tommo and Boof. Lighter thief to all. Peace at last. No more pain.

Private cremation.

KYRIAZIS, Mr Cosmos 'Cosmo'

of Bairnsdale and W Tree. Departed this world at lightning speed on 13th Feb 2024. Aged 32 years and 351 days. Loved by everyone he came in contact with. Son of Theo and Marie. Brother of Dom, Azza and Alex. Brother in law of Kelly and Yvonne. Uncle of Zach, Mathew and Jazzy. Free now to ride the cosmos with the other angels.

Cosmo's funeral service will leave the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, Bairnsdale after a service commencing at 1:00pm on Tuesday 27th February 2024 for the Bairnsdale Cemetery. To view a live stream of the service please click here.

LAVELL, Mrs Vivienne Anna Dorothy 'Viv'

21/02/1964 – 07/02/2024  of Orbost, passed away peacefully at Frankston Hospital on Wednesday 7th February 2024 aged 59 years. Loved and honoured wife of William (since dec). Adored sister of Sharon, Shane, Paul and Gregory. Steadfast, level and upright cherished Aunt and friend to many nieces and nephews. Happy 60th birthday Viv ‘Bip’ ❤

Viv's funeral service will leave St James Anglican Church, Orbost after a service commencing at 1:30pm on Wednesday 28th February 2024 for the Orbost cemetery. To view a live stream of Viv's funeral please click here.

TURNER, Mr Rex Denton James

31st March 1950 – 25th January 2024. Passed away peacefully at Bairnsdale Hospital. Much loved husband of Lorraine and son of Kay & Bert (both dec) and son in law to Gwen & Ray (dec). Fondest memories of Rex who fought a five year battle to the very end, never complaining and always with a smile on his face. No more suffering. Rex will be sadly missed.

A private funeral for Rex was held on Monday 12th February 2024. 

KING, Mr William John 'Billy'

Of Bairnsdale, formerly of Buchan. Passed away peacefully surrounded by family on 13th February 2024. Husband of Carmen and father to Daniel, James, Jmara and Merinda (dec). Grandad to Chloe, Charlie, Olive, Xyz, Billie, Oberon, Xavier, Jannali and D’Mari. Now at peace and in the Dreaming

Billy's funeral service will be held at the Buchan Mechanics Hall, Buchan on Thursday 29th February 2024 at 1:00pm. To view a live stream of Billy's funeral please click here.

DENNISON, Mrs Carole Joy

Of Paynesville passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family on 16th February 2024. Amazing and much loved mum of Mel, Mandy and Kate. Mother in law to Hamish and Dave. She has left to go to the starry skies above and we know she will be watching over us.

A memorial service for Carole will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, Bairnsdale on Tuesday 20th February 2024 at 2:00pm. To view a live stream of Carole's service please click here. In lieu of flowers donations to BRHS Palliative Care Service would be appreciated.

TURNER, Mr Brad

Warrant Officer Class 2, Royal Australian Infantry Corp., Australian Army.
Passed away suddenly on 31st January 2024, aged 60 years. Loved son of Barry and Jan (dec). Loved brother of Tracey, Matthew, Katrina and Luke. Loving uncle to Jessica, Cody, Madeline, Hannah, James and Emily. Beloved great uncle of Coen. Will be sadly missed and forever remembered.

Brad's funeral service will leave the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, Bairnsdale after a service commencing at 2:00pm on Wednesday 14th February 2024 for the Bairnsdale Cemetery. To view a live stream of Brad's funeral please click here.

DEAN (nee Vize), Mrs Betty

Of Bairnsdale, passed away in the early hours of Saturday 3rd February, aged 87 years. Dearly loved wife of Bruce (dec) and loving mother of Kendra, Debra and Peter. Nana to Alex, Karlen, Laken and Tully. Forever in our hearts. You will be sadly missed.

Betty's funeral service will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, Bairnsdale on Thursday 15th February 2024 at 11:00am. To view a live stream of Betty's funeral service please click here. 

CARSTAIRS, Mrs Jennifer 'Jenny'

Of Lakes Entrance. Passed away on the 30th January 2024, aged 67 years. Loved and adored wife of Terry, dearly loved mother of Carlie and loved mother in law of Garry. Cherished Nan of Teneill, Kyran and Maddisyn and Big Nan to River, Sonny, Milah and Bentleigh. You have left a beautiful, loving family legacy and will always be loved and remembered in our hearts xx

Jenny's funeral service will be held at the Lakes Entrance Golf Club on Friday 16th February 2024 at 2:00pm. In lieu of flowers, donations to Beyond Blue would be appreciated. To view a live stream of Jenny's funeral service please click here.  Due to the recent storms there is still significant network problems. This live stream may not be 'live', however we are recording the service and will upload this later today. Apologies for the inconvenience caused. 

KELTY (nee McCaskill), Mrs Marie 'Lorraine'

Passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Thursday 1st February 2024, aged 80 years. Loved wife of Max (dec), dearly loved Mum of David, Rhonda, Karen and stepmother of Kim and James (dec). Mother-in-law of Karly, Stephen, Desmond and Mel. Adored Nana of her many grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. Forever in our hearts.

Lorraine's funeral service will be held graveside at the Bairnsdale Cemetery, Bairnsdale on Thursday 8th February 2024 at 2:00pm.

SMITH, Mr Brian James 'Smithy'

Of Paynesville, formerly of Sunbury. Passed away peacefully on 2nd February 2024 at Bairnsdale Regional Hospital. Loved husband of Toni (dec). Father of Kim, Jodie (dec) and Craig and father in law of Barry. Loved grandpa of Bethany, Jessie, Sarah and Brad. Great grandpa of 4. ‘Out of pain and at rest.
A special thank you to the BRHS staff and doctors for their care of Brian.

A memorial service for Brian will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, Bairnsdale on Saturday 17th February 2024 at 11:00am. In lieu of flowers donations to BRHS Oncology Unit would be appreciated. To view a live stream of Brian's service please click here.

AITKEN, Mr Ken

 Of Tambo Upper, passed away peacefully on Tuesday 30th January 2024 aged 70 years. Loving Husband of Christine. Adored father to Glynn and Fiona. Father-in-law of Rebecca and Ben. Pa to Cobie, Ava and Aidan. Will be sadly missed. Always remembered and forever loved.

Private Cremation.

TURTON, Mrs Ann

Of Toorloo Arm, Lake Tyers Beach. Much loved mother of David and Andrew and adored grandmother of Eve and Mya and Dylan. Mother in law of Seonaid and Kerry. Passed away at her home on Monday 25th December 2023. Many thanks for the great kindness shown to us by the Ambulance and Lakes Entrance Police who attended.

Ann’s Memorial service will be held at The Lake Tyers Beach Tavern, Lake Tyers Beach Rd, Lake Tyers on Friday 9th February 2024 at 10:30am. 

HARRISON, Mr Frank 'Sonno'

Of Lakes Entrance. Passed away peacefully at home on 26th January 2024 surrounded by his family. Aged 82 years. Loved husband of Fay (dec). Loving father to Frances, Paul, Rachel, Terissa, Gaile and Peter. Loved father in law and adored Poppy to his many grandchildren and great grandchildren. In the dream time with his loved ones.

Frank's (Sonno’s) funeral service will leave the St Nicholas Anglican Church, Lakes Entrance after a service commencing at 2:30pm on Friday 9th February 2024 for the Lakes Entrance Cemetery.

ASHLEY, Mrs Judith

The funeral service for Mrs Judith Ashley of Lakes Entrance will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, Bairnsdale on Friday 2nd February 2024 at 2:00pm. 

BOX, Mr William George 'Bill'

Of Orbost. Passed away peacefully on Friday, January 19, 2024, aged 89 years. Much loved husband of Rita (dec.) for 60 years. Cherished Dad of Graham, Stu and Marty, treasured father-in-law of Sue and dear friend of Marie and Emily.
Adored Poppy of Adriana, Nick, Alexander, Riley, James, Jorja, Tiana and Zeb. Proud Poppy to Harry and Remi. Your cheekiness will be sadly missed, forever in our hearts. Keep on truckin’

Bill's funeral service will leave St James Anglican Church, Orbost after a service commencing at 11:00am on Monday 29th January 2024 for the Orbost Cemetery. To view a live stream of Bill's funeral please click here.

CARSTAIRS, Mr Ken

Of Lakes Entrance. Passed away at home on Monday 8th January 2024, aged 80. Beloved husband of Kay (dec.), Treasured father of Jane and Darren (dec.) Much loved Father-In-Law of Wade, and beloved Poppy to Thomas and Joanna and Great-Grandfather “Poppy Ken” to Laylah. Forever in our hearts.

Ken's funeral service will be held at the Lakes Entrance Golf Club on Monday 22nd January at 11:00am.

PRESCOTT, Mrs Joyce

Of Bairnsdale. Passed away peacefully on 15th January 2024. Loved partner of Daryl and Mum of David, Carolyn and Joanne. Mother in law of Stuart. Beloved Nan of Rylee, Georgia and Ella. In loving memory, forever in our hearts.

Joyce's funeral service will leave the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, Bairnsdale after a service commencing at 11:00am on Friday 19th January 2024 for the Bairnsdale Cemetery.

OWEN (nee CAPES), Mrs Nesta


Of Bairnsdale. Passed away peacefully on Friday 5th January 2024 after a short illness. Much loved wife of Charlie (dec). Loved mother of Wendy, Haydn and Garth, Mother-in-law to Neil, Carole and Tracey. Gran to Aaron, Benjamin, Shilo, Luke and Chelsea, Jaimee and Haroon, Olivia, Maddison and Jack, Samuel. Great gran to McKenzie and Finnley. She will be sadly missed.

Nesta's funeral service will leave the Bairnsdale Uniting Church, Corner Great Alpine Rd and Lanes Rd, Lucknow after a service commencing at 1:30pm on Tuesday 16th January 2024 for the Bruthen Cemetery.  Cricket Club members who will be attending are asked to wear their club colours please. To view a live stream of Nesta's service please click here.

ANDERSON, Mrs Marjorie Joan

Of Lakes Entrance. Sadly, the last of the Faircroft Ave Wentworths. Ever loving, caring and beautiful wife of Mal. Dearly loved and loving mother of Peter, Ross and Paul. Loving mother-in-law of Kendra and grandsons Lachlan, Cameron and Julian. Reunited at last with Mal and free to roam together in peace forever.

Private funeral. 

HAMMARSTROM, Mr John

Passed away peacefully on 1st January 2024. Loved husband, father, grandfather & great grandfather.

A private cremation was held at John's request.

MORRISON, Mr Ken 'Kenny'

Of Lakes Entrance, passed away peacefully at home with his family and Wallace by his side on 1st January 2024. Loved father of Bob and Gary. Father in law of Rachael. Grandad of James, Nick and Jordan. Sláinte Mhath! -‘One more for Kenny’

A Memorial service for Kenny will be held at the Lakes Entrance Golf Club on Monday 15th January 2024 at 11:00am. To view a live stream of Kenny's service please click here.

McDONALD, Mr Paul

Of Eagle Point, passed away at home on 27th December 2023 surrounded by his family. Best dad, best partner, best friend, mentor and soulmate. There is a huge hole in our lives without you. - Anne, Rani and Samara. ‘We will love and miss you forever’ ‘GO PIES’

Paul's funeral service will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, Bairnsdale at 2:00pm on Monday 8th January 2024. To view a live stream of Paul's funeral service please click here.

CAMPBELL, Ms Janet

of Paynesville, passed away peacefully on Thursday 21st December 2023 aged 85 years. Beloved mother of Bridget, Stuart, Jeremy, Nigel and Sasha. Grandma Jan to Harry, Campbell, Oliver, Alex, Ben, Imogen and Seb. Much Loved Friend of John and Dianne.
Jan will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by all who knew her. Many thanks to the caring staff of the Tambo Wing, Bairnsdale Hospital.

Jan's funeral service will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, Bairnsdale on Thursday 4th January 2024 commencing at 2:00pm. To view a live stream of Jan's funeral service please click here.

Private Cremation

COOPER, Mr Keith

The funeral service for Mr Keith Cooper will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, Bairnsdale on Friday 5th January 2024 commencing at 11:00am. To view a live stream of Keith's funeral service please click here.

Private cremation.

VAN TILBURG, Mr Ary

Of Paynesville. Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on Saturday 16th December 2023, aged 80 years. Loved husband of Anita and loving father to Suzanne. Stepfather to Ben and Laura and treasured Opa to Luke, Phoebe, Lylah and Rory. No more pain. 

Ary's funeral service will be held at the Heritage and Heritage Funerals Chapel, 733 Boronia Rd, Wantirna on Friday 22nd December 2023 at 1:00pm. 

JONES, Mrs Dorothy 'Audrey'

The funeral service for Mrs Dorothy 'Audrey' Jones will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, Bairnsdale on Monday 18th December 2023 at 2:30pm. To view a live stream of Audrey's funeral service please click here.

HASLAM, Mrs Valda 'Val'

Of Lakes Entrance, passed away on 11th December 2023, aged 85 years. Much loved wife of Kevin for 67 years. Cherished mum of Jenni and Kevin and mother in law to Chris and Fiona. Loved grandmother and great grandmother. Sadly missed.

Val's funeral service will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, Bairnsdale on Monday 18th December 2023 at 11:00am. To view a live stream of Val's service please click here.

WALTERS, Mr Peter

Of Bairnsdale passed away suddenly on Wednesday 29th November 2023, aged 92 years. Loving husband of Shirley and father of Glenn, Dean, Ross, Annette, Jason and families. Pa to seven grandchildren and great Pa to 1 great grandchild. Always remembered.

A memorial service for Peter will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, Bairnsdale on Friday 8th December 2023 at 11:00am.

BELL, Mr Rod (Lawrence)

Of Lakes Entrance, passed away on Friday 24th November 2023, aged 80 years. Much loved husband of Maureen (dec). Very much loved father of Vicki and Jason, Tracey and Andrew, Sonia and Mark and Nate. Adored Pop of Matthew, Paige, Shayla, Jay, Talia, Jasmin and Phoenix. Great Poppy to Elora. Always in our hearts.

Rod's funeral service will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, Bairnsdale at 11:00am on Thursday 7th December 2023.

GILES, Mr Donald Edward

Of Orbost. 11/11/1936 – 18/11/2023. Loved husband of Rose for 59 years. Much loved Dad of Robyn and Patrick, Sharee and Tony and Tim. Friend of Martin. Poppy to Riana and Scott, Andrew, Tom (dec), Molly-Rose and Anthony. Great grand pop to Adley. Now at peace. 

Don's funeral service will be held at the Heyfield Cemetery, Tyson Rd, Heyfield on Monday 4th December 2023 commencing at 2:00pm.

HOGER, Ms Julie Ann

The funeral service for Mrs Julie Hoger of Lakes Entrance will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, Bairnsdale on Monday 27th November 2023 commencing at 11:00am. To view a live stream of Julie's service please click here.

GRAY, Mr Ian Anthony

 11/10/1941 – 10/11/2023. Passed away at Knox Private Hospital. Loving Husband of Jule. Father of Anthony, David and Justin. Father-in-law to Sharon, Jane, Tini and Marnie. Loving grandfather to Tegan, Caitlyn, James, Andrew, Rubi, Anna, Chevelle, Dan and Chase.

Forever in our hearts and now resting in peace.

Funeral Prayers for Mr Ian Gray of Lake Tyers Beach will be held at St Brendan's Catholic Church, Lakes Entrance on Tuesday 21st November 2023 commencing at 11:00am.

COOPER (nee Tate), Mrs Marie

 of Glen Huntly passed away on Thursday 9th November 2023 at Bupa Nursing Home Eastwood aged 88 years. Loving wife of Tony (dec) and wonderful mother of Marshall (dec) and Suzanne and mother-in-law to Michael. Surrogate mum to Mark. Cherished grandmother to Isabelle and Abbey.

She will be sadly missed and will always have a place in our hearts.

Private Cremation

DUNLOP, Mr Brian Malcolm

Of Eagle Point, passed away at Maddocks Gardens, Bairnsdale on Thursday 9th November 2023, aged 69 years. Much loved husband of Jan and wonderful father of Fairlie, Stuart, Warwick and Ben. Loved and respected father-in-law of Simon, Kirsty and Megan. Adored Pa to Ellie, Sam, Lachie, Eddie, Georgia, Austin and Lily. A lifetime of memories, Missing you always, Forgetting you never.

Brian's funeral service will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, Bairnsdale on Friday 17th November 2023 commencing at 2:00pm.

PRIOR, Mr John Wayne

Of Paynesville, aged 72, passed away peacefully on Saturday 4th November 2023 at Latrobe Regional Hospital, Traralgon surrounded by family.

John's Memorial Service will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, Bairnsdale on Thursday 16th November 2023 at 2.30pm. To view a live stream of the service please click here.

IZZARD, Mrs Kathleen

The funeral service for Mrs Kathleen Izzard formerly of Orbost will be held graveside at the Orbost Cemetery on Tuesday 14th November 2023 at 11:30am. 

LEATHAM, Mrs Norma

Of Orbost, passed away at Orbost Regional Hospital on Tuesday 31st October 2023, aged 91 years. Loved wife of Danny (dec) and loved mother of Christopher (dec), Wendy, James, Robert, Colin and Tony. Adored mother in law, grandmother, great grandmother and great great grandmother to many.
At peace with Dad and Chris.

Norma's funeral service will be held graveside at the Orbost Cemetery, on Thursday 9th November 2023 at 11:00am. To view a live stream of Norma's funeral please click here.

LEARY (BRYCE), Mrs Yvonne Kaye

Of Lakes Entrance, passed away in Hervey Bay on 18th October 2023, aged 73 years. Beloved wife of Ross (dec). Loved mother of Loretta, Lonnie (dec) and Johnny. Grandma to Callan, Alesha and Jeramiah. Adored Bisa (great grandmother) of Alice and Gaia. Now at Peace. Reunited with Ross. 

A graveside funeral service for Yvonne will be held at the Lakes Entrance Cemetery on Friday 10th November 2023 commencing at 2pm.

SIMS (nee Jackel), Mrs Jean

 21.09.1934 – 14.10.2023. Loved Wife of Frank (dec) Adored mum of Gail and Phil, much loved nan of Jason and Aileen, Shayne, Brent and Ingrid. Nanny Jean to Keara, Megan, Alec, Finn and Arlo. Heartfelt thanks to all BUPA staff at Eastwood who loved and cared for Jean over many years.

“The piano keys are black and white
But they sound like a million colours in your mind”
Play on Mum xx

Private Cremation

CURTIS, Mr Paul (Francis)

Of Orbost, passed away peacefully on Thursday 12th October 2023 aged 91 years. Survived by his loving twin sister Patty and his 31 nieces and nephews.
A man of faith, much loved by all.

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of the late Mr Paul (Francis) Curtis of Orbost will be offered at St Colman’s Catholic Church, Orbost on Wednesday 25th October 2023 at 11:30am. At the conclusion of Mass the cortege will proceed to the Orbost Cemetery. To view the live stream of Paul's funeral please click here.

HOPKINS, Mr Graham 'Hoppy'

21.12.1939 – 09.10.2023. Passed away on Monday morning 9th October. Beloved husband of Glenda and loved dad and father-in-law to Peter, Alli and Jacqui. Cherished pop to Sam, Harrison, Heidi and Tom. Your cheekiness will be sadly missed and you will forever stay in our memories. Now free of pain, rest in peace.

The funeral service for Mr Graham 'Hoppy' Hopkins will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, 30 Victoria St, Bairnsdale, on Thursday 19th October 2023 commencing at 2:00pm.

Private Cremation

MATTHEWS, Mrs Susan Edith (nee Gilbert)

 Of Paynesville, passed away peacefully after a short illness on Tuesday 3rd October 2023, aged 72 years. Loved and adored wife of Kelvin. Loving mum of David and Devy and Lindy and Paul and Leah. Friend of Aarron and Dan. Nanny Sue to Tayla, Courtney, Tyson, Ava, Mia, William and Hudson. Great Nanny Sue of Buckley, Florence, Millar and Archie.
To the world you were but one, To us you were the world.
Love you now and forever

HENHAM, Mrs Helen 'Marilyn'

 Of Bairnsdale, passed away after a short illness in BRHS, on Friday 29th September 2023 aged 89 years. Dearly loved and loving wife of Iden (dec) Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Tony and Kerryn and Rodney and Adele. Loved Grandma of Sarah, Ben, William and Mitchell.
A kind, loving and independent lady now at peace.

Helen's funeral service will be held at St John’s Anglican Church, Bairnsdale on Monday 9th October 2023 commencing at 11:00am. Private burial.

MARTIN, Mrs Audrey Helen

 Formerly of Clifton Waters Village, Wy Yung, passed away peacefully on Monday 25th September 2023 aged 100 years. Beloved wife of Richard (dec) and loved mother of David (dec) Grant and Amanda and Robert.
A dearly Loved and very special person.

Private Cremation

KINDER, Mrs Joan Mary

 Of Paynesville, passed away peacefully at Bupa Aged Care facility on Monday 25th September 2023, aged 93 years. Loved wife of Ian (dec) Much loved Mother to Dianne and Ron, Peter and Suzanne and Bob. Nan of 6 Grandchildren and Nan-Nan of 12 Great Grandchildren.                                                                       Our words are few Our thoughts are deep Wonderful memories Are ours to keep

Private Cremation

ASMAN, Mrs Rebecca Ann

Of Omeo passed away in Bairnsdale on 9th September 2023 aged 71 years. Loving and beloved wife of Bernie. Will be greatly missed.

You are invited to join us in celebrating the life of ‘Becky’ on Thursday 28th September 2023 at 1pm at the Omeo Anglican Church, Sebastopol Rd, Omeo. Followed by burial at the Omeo Cemetery. Refreshments and shared memories at the Rec. Reserve on Park St. 

MITCHELL, Mr John Alexander

Of Lakes Entrance. Passed away on Sunday 10th September 2023, aged 78 years. Dearly loved husband of Esther and much loved father of Wayne and Natalie, father in law of Noreen and Steve. Wonderful grandpa to Dylan, Joshua and Thomas. He will be sadly missed and forever in our hearts. Rest in Peace. 

John's funeral service will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, Bairnsdale on Tuesday 19th September 2023 at 11:00am. To view a live stream of John's funeral please click here.

PERRY (nee McDonald), Dorothy Mary 'Dot'

24.4.1938 – 7.9.2023. Devoted wife of Trevor for 64 years. Much loved mother of David and Helen, mother in law and friend to John and Pegg. Cherished Nan of Russell, Michael, Ian, Craig, Shaye and Kristy. Doting great nan to Jacob, Hayden, Chelsea, Starla, Ledger, Evie, Sophie, Steel, Jude, George, Ashton and Kieran. Daughter of James and Jessie, youngest sister to James, Flora, Neil, Donald, Alex, Joan and Lindsay (all dec)

Dorothy's funeral service will be held at the Orbost Golf Club on Monday 18th September 2023 at 11:00am. In lieu of flowers donations to Waratah Lodge, Orbost would be appreciated. To view a live stream of Dorothy's funeral please click here.

WATSON, Mr Colin Henry

Of Bairnsdale, formerly of Auckland New Zealand, passed away peacefully on Saturday 2nd September 2023 at Sutherland Lodge Bairnsdale aged 87 years. Loving husband of Helen (dec) and adored father to Stephen, Bill, David, Lance, Suzanne and their Spouses. Grandad of 8 and Great Grandad of 3. At peace with his adored Helen.

SMYTH (nee McNamara), Mrs Eileen Dorothy

14/06/1945-01/09/2023 - aged 78. It is with great sadness that the Smyth family announces that Dorothy, Dot, Dotty, passed away peacefully at Maddocks Gardens. Born in Bairnsdale on 14th June 1945. She lived an amazing life doting on family and friends. Treasured daughter of Elizabeth and Percival (both dec).
Cherished and adored wife of Harold (Wally) of 59 years. Much loved mother of Bruce, Paul, Karen, and Riveena. Dearly missed Grandmother of Zach, Jake, James, Lachlan, Louis, Alexander (dec), Alice, April, Charlie, Tom, Pat, Rose, Sharna, Angus, Elliot and Liam. And Great Grandmother of Atlanta. You have held our hands for a while but will have our hearts forever. May your thoughts and memories be clear and unjumbled now. Know that we all love and adore you.  A huge thank you to the truly wonderful staff of Maddocks Gardens for their dedication, compassion and support in the care for Dorothy and her family.  Rest in peace ‘Beautiful Lady.'

Dorothy's funeral service will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, Bairnsdale on Thursday 7th September 2023 at 11:00am. To view a live stream of Dorothy's funeral please click here.

ROBERTS, Mr Gordon Joseph

Of Kalimna West, passed away peacefully on 3rd September 2023, aged 88 years. Loving father of Jenny, Shirley and Helen. Father in law of David, Allan and Gerold. Much loved Pop of all his grandchildren and great great grandchildren. Finally at peace.

Private funeral.

ALDERSEA, Mr Edward Robert 'Bob'

Of Bairnsdale, passed away peacefully at home in his 82nd year. Son of Ern and Irene (both dec) and brother of John. 'He did it his way.'

Private burial at Bob's request.

EASTOE, Mrs Janet Christine

Of Lake Tyers Beach. Former Ambulance Auxiliary Member. Passed away peacefully on 31st August 2023 surrounded by family. Loved wife of Garry for 54 years. Cherished mum of Matt and Kirsten and mother in law of Jacob. Grandma to Louisa, James, Emma, Bethanie and Kennedy.
Love you to the moon, stars and around the world 1000 times and back again xx

You are warmly invited to celebrate Janet’s life with her family at 2pm, Friday 8th September in the Members Bar at Lakes Entrance RSL.

MOORE, Mr Neil Kelvin

Of Lakes Entrance. Passed away peacefully on 15th August 2023. Great mate to so many. Loved brother of Carole (dec). Cheeky till the end.

Private burial at Neils request.

GOLONSKI (Grimsted), Miss Carmen Katharina

15.3.2019 – 27.8.2023. Aged 4 years, 5 months. Taken too soon from the rare genetic condition CLN1 Infantile Batten Disease. Cherished daughter of Gillian and Michael. Beloved Granddaughter of Michelle and Peter.

A Mass of the Holy Angels for Miss Carmen Golonski (Grimsted) will be held at St Mary’s Catholic Church, Bairnsdale on Friday 15th September 2023 at 2:00pm. Private cremation. In lieu of flowers donations to Batten Disease Support & Research Association of Australia would be appreciated. To view a live stream of Carmen's Mass please click here.

RAY, Mr John David

25.7.1951 – 27.8.2023. Son of Frank and Barbara (both dec) . Loved husband of Shirley. Step father to Gavin and Trudy. Brother to June and brother in law to John. No more suffering. Home with Jesus.

MARTIN, Mrs June Rosa

Late of Bairnsdale Parklands Care Community & previously Eastwood Retirement Passed Away Peacefully on 12.8.2023 Aged 95 years. Beloved Wife of Gordon (dec). Mother of Carl, Lex, Dean & Jennifer. Mother-in-Law to Vyvyan, Heather, Claire & David. Grandmother to Esther, Leah, Nadine & Justine. Great-Grandmother to Mason & Parker. Now reunited with Gordon. Rest in Peace. 

June's funeral service will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, Bairnsdale on Friday 15th September 2023 at 11:00am. To view a live stream of June's service please click here.

MARTINO, Mr Matt (Matthew Michael)

Born 1 July 1941 in San Marco in Lamis, Foggia Italy and passed into the Light peacefully on 28 August 2023.
In loving memory of Matt (Matthew Michael) Martino, beloved husband of Betty, much loved Father of Leandra & Marcelle, Father in law to Marc & cherished Nonno to Noah, Ava, Xavier & Jonah.

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of the late Mr Matthew Michael ‘Matt’ Martino of Lakes Entrance will be offered at St Brendan’s Catholic Church, Lakes Entrance on Friday 8th September 2023 at 11:30am. Rosary will be recited prior to Mass at 11:00am.
Private cremation. 

ROSS, Mrs Susan

10.10.1951 - 17/8/2023 Mrs Susan Ross of Orbost passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Thursday 17th August 2023, 71 years young. Dearly loved wife of Les in their 55th year of marriage. Adored mum to Malcolm, Jason, Jemahl (dec), Mathew, Andrew and their partners. Loving Nan to Jaymie-Lee, Braeden, Jordan, Erin, Daniel and Libby. Treasured GG to Darcy and Jude. A light went out on Earth for us, the day we said goodbye. And on that day a star was born, the brightest in the sky. Reaching through the darkness, with it's rays of purest white, Lighting up the Heavens, as it once lit up our lives. With beams of love to heal, the broken hearts you left behind. Where always in my memory, Your lovely star will shine. 

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of the late Mrs Susan Ross will be offered at St Colmans Catholic Church, Orbost on Wednesday 30th August 2023 commencing at 11:00am. At the conclusion of Mass the cortege will proceed to the Orbost Cemetery.

REED, Mrs Jan

Of Mossiface. Passed away peacefully at home on Sunday 20th August 2023. Loved wife of Bob. Treasured mum of Peter, Cathy, Vanessa and Hayden. Mother-in-law of Karin, David and Amanda. Cherished grandmother to Damian, James, Ellen, Megan, Emily, Lauren, Natalie and Campbell. Lovingly remembered.

Details of a memorial service for Jan will be advised at a later date.

COLLINS (nee Hadfield), Mrs Lesley Ann

18.7.1938 – 20.8.2023 Of Bairnsdale passed away peacefully. Dearly loved wife of Stan for 64 years. Much loved mum of Alex and Maree, Jill and Louise and Phil. Adored Gran to George, Sam, Harry and Anna and Ashley and Jack, Olivia and Max and Lydia. Great Gran to Thomas and Mia.

Thank you for the years we shared, the love you gave, the way you cared. In our hearts you’ll always stay loved and remembered everyday. Forever in our hearts.

Lesley's funeral service will be held at St John’s Anglican Church, Bairnsdale on Monday 28th August 2023 commencing at 11:00am. Private burial. To view a live stream of Lesley's funeral please click here.

ŠPRALJA, Mr Srećko (Steve)

20 August 1937 - 18 August 2023. Much loved and loving husband of Helen for 55 years. Much loved father to Steven, Mark, Michelle and David. Loved father-in-law to Debbie, Ingrid and Trevor. Cherished Pa to Alec, Anders, Raphael, Joseph, Jed and Evangeline.

Born in Croatia, Steve came to Australia in 1959. His faith in God was the rock on which he built his life. Steve's self-belief, integrity and determination guided him every day.

A fisherman all his life, Steve loved the ocean and going out to sea on the 'Arna'. Most of all, Steve loved his family. His family loved and respected him in return, and his loss is irreplaceable. We love you, now and forever. Always in our hearts.

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of the late Mr Srecko ‘Steve’ Spralja will be offered at St Brendan’s Catholic Church, Lakes Entrance on Thursday 31st August 2023 commencing at 11:00am. At the conclusion of Mass the cortege will proceed to the Lakes Entrance Cemetery. To view a live stream of Steve's funeral please click here.

MARTIN, Mr James Arthur (Baggee)

Passed peacefully at Orbost Hospital on the 16/08/2023. Son of Matthew and Clara (both dec). Loved father of Lynn, Gwen (dec), Brenda, Nola, Johnny (dec), Lisa (dec), Dean and Paula. Loved brother, uncle and Pop to all his grandchildren.

James' funeral service will be held graveside at the Orbost Cemetery on Friday 1st September 2023 commencing at 11:00am.

CLARK, Mr Donald

Don peacefully passed at home surrounded by loved ones on 16th August 2023. Loved son to Thomas and Rita (both dec.), brother to Sue and Don, father to Kylie and Jarrad, father in law to David and Kirsty, grandpa to Jacquilyn, Georgia and Victoria, friend of Jean and family. Forever inventing and tinkering.

Private cremation.

STEWART, Mr John McDermitt

Of Eagle Point. 24.2.1945 – 12.8.2023 Passed away peacefully with family by his side. Beloved husband of Maree for 57 years. Beloved father to Dean & Felicity, Grant & Kelly, Michael & Tracey, Shane & Maribel. Pop to Ashley, Jade, Amber, Lily, Lachlan, Lachlan, Ellen, John, Keely, Maddison, Taneille, Benjamin, Zedwin, Levi and Matilda. Great Pop to 5 great grandchildren. Beloved brother to Susanne and Ian (dec) and uncle of Stewart and Heath (both dec). You have left a loving family and a great legacy. We all love you.

John's funeral service will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, Bairnsdale on Tuesday 5th September 2023 at 11am. John's service will be live streamed here.

LITTLE, Mrs Shirley Joyce

Of Nicholson, formerly of Traralgon. Passed away peacefully on 14th August 2023, aged 88. Loved wife of Don (dec). Mother of Saul (Russ), Susan and Christine. Mother in law to Ken and Warren. Grandma of Daniel, Leigh. Wade, Anne-Maree, Jaclynn, Stephanie, Brittany and Amy and 20 great grandchildren. A social butterfly who was always there.

Shirley's funeral service will leave the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, Bairnsdale after a service commencing at 2:00pm on Friday 25th August 2023 for the Bumberrah Cemetery, Johnsonville. Shirley's funeral will be live streamed here.

WALTHAM, Mr Reg

Of Bairnsdale, formerly of Glengarry. Passed away peacefully to his Lord on 9th August 2023 in the presence of loved ones. Beloved husband of Olive. Much loved by Derek & Lucie, Linda and Al, Mark and Linda, Adele and Andrew and their families. Reunited with his furry friends Suzie, Bindi, Cocoa, Misty, Matey, Sky, Muffin, Archer, Connie and Ellin. ‘Go rest high on that mountain.’

The funeral service for Reg will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, Bairnsdale on Wednesday 23rd August 2023 at 2:00pm. To view a live stream of Reg's funeral please click here.

WILLIAMS, Mr Harvey Bowden

21/08/03 - 02/08/23. Result of accident. Harvey our hearts are broken. Our lives will never be the same without you. Your smile, cheeky humour & “luscious locks” will be forever missed. The Barra trip we had planned and adventures you talked about in the future will never happen, although we are forever grateful for the many trips and experiences together as a family and will hold those memories close. Your work ethic and need to learn & create were traits you had in abundance. You were going places, we are privileged to be part of your life. We will be forever grateful to the person who found Harvey and the emergency services. To the Alfred Hospital who gave us the opportunity to spend precious time and say our last goodbye. Harvey has been able to save the lives of four people to date through organ donation. We are comforted to know Harvey lives on through the lives of others.

Much loved Son of Andrew & Erryn. Brother of Imogen. Grandson of Wilma & Graham, Terry & Alwyn. Nephew of Sherelle & Byron, Debbie, Gayle & Peter, Jae & Nooks, Scott & Kinta, Tristan & Laura. Cousin of Eden, Paxton, Bowen, Lily, Kade, Ty, Mylie, Darby, Amaya, Ella, Hamish, Leah & Ewan. It has been a pleasure & privilege to be your Mum, Dad & Sister Forever loved & missed “All good Cuz”. Love you XXX

A memorial service to celebrate Harvey's life will be held at the Bairnsdale Racecourse, 124 Forge Creek Rd, Bairnsdale on Friday 18th August commencing at 2:00pm. Neat casual attire. To view a live stream of Harvey's service please click here.

TATNELL, Mr L.B 'Barry

A.P.M  Of Granite Rock. Passed away on 6th August 2023, aged 88 years. Loved husband of Jo and loved father to Karen, Sue and Julie. Father in law to Peter, John and Matt. A generous friend to so many. We are relieved for him, but will miss him forever. 

As was his wish, Barry has been laid to rest privately at Bairnsdale Cemetery.

Barry’s family invite you to celebrate his life at the Bairnsdale RSL on Saturday August 12th 2023 at 2:00pm.

HODGSON (nee Vanrenen), Mrs Cynthia

Of Paynesville, formerly of Glenthompson. Passed away suddenly on Thursday 20th July 2023 at Cabrini Hospital, Melbourne, aged 66 years. Loved wife of Arthur. Much loved sister of Judy and Sandy and families. Aunt of James. A special person to Lauren and Victoria. Peace at last.

Private cremation

BARBERA, Mr Giuseppe 'Joe'

Of Lakes Entrance. Passed away peacefully on Saturday evening the 29th July 2023, Aged 84 years. Loving life partner of Valerie (dec) Loved and respected Stepfather of Jeff & Jennifer & Alan & June. Poppy Joe to David, Belinda, Allyson & Troy and families, and to Rhian, your forever Tuppence. To hear your voice, To see your smile, To sit and talk to you a while, To be together the same old way, Would be our greatest wish today.

A memorial service for Joe will be held at Albert & Co Events Centre, Esplanade, Lakes Entrance on Friday 11th August 2023 at 2:30pm. Joe's service will be live streamed here.

LEE, Mrs Joyce Ada

23/09/1936 – 15/07/2023. Formerly of Benambra, passed away on Saturday 15th July 2023 surrounded by her family. Loved wife of Laurie. Cherished & dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Henry & Gayle, Ann & Danny, Robert & Billie, Brett & Christine. Loved grandma of 10 & great grandma to 29 and growing. Your memory is our greatest treasure to have & to hold in our hearts forever.

Joyce's funeral service will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, Bairnsdale on Friday 28th July 2023 at 2:00pm.  Please wear a 'splash' of colour to Joyce's funeral service. 

LAITY, Mr Alfred Mark

Of Manangatang formerly of Wiseleigh, passed away in Bairnsdale on Friday 14th July 2023, aged 81 years. Brother of Alma (dec), Raymond and Barbara. Father to Michelle, Mark & Susan, Helen and Peter. Special Grandpa to Chloe, Nigel, Lauren & Tori. Will be sadly missed but always remembered. Now at rest.

Alfred's funeral service will leave the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, Bairnsdale after a service commencing at 11:00am on Wednesday 26th July 2023 for the Bruthen Cemetery. To view the livestream of this service please click here.

MITCHELL, Mrs Josephine Mary 'Jo'

Of Lakes Entrance, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday 9th July 2023. Much loved Mum of Afton and friend to all. Have a scotch for us, wherever you are.

Jo's funeral service will be held at the Lakes Entrance Golf Club on Monday 24th July commencing at 11:00am. 

ROBERTS, Mrs Irene Florence

Passed away peacefully on Friday 14th July 2023, aged 98 years. Loved Mother of Carolyn, Tony and Garry. Mother in law of John and Glenda. Nana of Jason, Mark (dec) & Susanne, Shane, Lee and Cathy. Ma to Cobie & Jarrod and Allyce, Olivia, Caitlin and Beau, Carissa, Tahlia, Casey and Jack. Great Ma to Patrick & Eliana. A brave heart finally at rest.  

Private Cremation.

WARREN (nee Walker), Mrs Mary

Passed away 15th July 2023 at home in the Eastwood Retirement Village, formerly from Metung and Warragul. Loving wife of Alan Warren (dec). Mother of Ron and wife Wendy, Geoff and wife Debbie and Christine. Nan to Nicole & Kenna, Eliza & Stephen Henshaw, Samantha, John & Aurora, Patrick & William Saunders, Great grandma to Jade, Bonnie, Jay, Jordan and Ellie. Loving sister to Alan Walker and Joy & Russell Marriott. Forever in our hearts.

Private Cremation - No service on Marys request

REDSHAW, Mr Graham Herbert

Of Bairnsdale, formerly of Lakes Entrance, passed away at Opal Nursing Home, Bairnsdale on Saturday 8th July 2023, aged 87 years. Husband of Betty. Much loved father of Graeme, Lynette and Lee-anne. Father-in-law to Graham, Janice & Mick. Loving grandfather to Jason, Melissa, Lisa, Claire, Beau, Bonnie & Dylan. Great grandfather to Kaylee, April, James, Ruby, Mia & Mickayla. Now at peace.

Requiem Mass for the respose of the soul of the late Mr Graham Redshaw will be offered at St Brendan's Catholic Church, Lakes Entrance on Friday 21st July 2023 at 1:00pm. At the conclusion of mass the cortege will proceed to the Lakes Entrance Cemetery. 

GORDON, Mr Mark Anthony

Of Melbourne, formerly of Lakes Entrance. Passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday 4th July 2023, aged 54 years. Loved soul mate & partner of Mel. Much loved Dad of Sharlene, Brodie, Jaye, Chloe, Hollie, Taylor and Corey. Special grandfather to 15 beautiful grandchildren. Son of Eileen and Peter. Know that you'll be forever loved & always in our hearts.

Mark's funeral service will leave the St Nicholas Anglican Church, Lakes Entrance after a funeral commencing at 1:00pm on Thursday 20th July 2023 for the Lakes Entrance Cemetery.  His funeral service will be live streamed here.

GALE, Mr Frederick 'John'

Of Paynesville, passed away peacefully on Saturday 8th July 2023, aged 88 years. Dearly loved husband of Beverley May (dec). Stepfather to Colin, Gary, Sue and families. Now resting in peace. Will be missed by all.

Private Cremation

PINCOTT, Mrs Amy Gladys

Of Bairnsdale. Passed away peacefully at Bairnsdale Regional Hospital on Wednesday 5th July 2023, aged 97 years. Loved wife of Ian (dec). Aunt to Tim, Jan, Jill, Linda and Allen Pincott and families. Cousin to Philip. Memories and moments will never fade.

Amy's funeral service will leave the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, Bairnsdale after a service commencing at 11:00am on Wednesday 12th July 2023 for the Bairnsdale Cemetery.

DOHERTY, Mr Maxwell Joseph 'Max'

Of Nowa Nowa. Passed away peacefully on Sunday 2nd July 2023. Loving husband of Lynette 'Dorrie' (dec). Father and father in law to Michael and Christine, Karen and Geoff, Paul and Cheri. Pa to Bradley and Tasha, Lauren and Tim, Regan, Ciann, Tamika, Ebony and Kodie. Great Pa to Brylee, Ruby, Kobi, Bella, Myah, Xyon, Wessley and Willow-Marie.

Max's funeral service will be held at the Lakes Entrance Golf Club on Friday 7th July 2023 at 2:00pm. To view a live stream of Max's funeral please click here 

PEACOCK, Mr Allan

Of Lakes Entrance, formerly of Rockbank and Bacchus Marsh. Passed away peacefully at home in Lakes Entrance on Saturday 1st July 2023, aged 90 years. Loved husband to Jane, father to Trudy and Ricky. Father in law to Graham, and Laura. Grandpa to Naomi, Alana, Ebony and Marcus. Sherie and Jojo, Stephanie and Shannon. Special friend of Jenny. Bulldogs forever. Go the mighty dogs.

Private cremation.

LAKING, Mr Peter

The funeral service for Mr Peter Laking of Swan Reach will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, Bairnsdale on Monday 3rd July 2023 at 2:30pm. To view a live stream of Peter's funeral service please click here.

COCCO, Giuseppe Luigi 'Joe'

of Bairnsdale. 3/9/1932 - 25/6/2023  Joe passed away peacefully on Sunday 25th June 2023, aged 90 years. Much loved husband of Pauline (dec). Loving dad to Maria, John and Michael. Loving father in law to David. We hold you close within our hearts and there you will remain, to walk with us throughout our lives until we meet again.

Requiem mass for the repose of the soul of the late Mr Giuseppe 'Joe' Cocco of Bairnsdale will be offered at St Mary's Catholic Church, Bairnsdale on Saturday 1st July 2023 at 11:00am. At the conclusion of Mass, the cortege will proceed to the Bairnsdale Cemetery. Rosary will be recited at the church prior to Mass at 10:30am. To view a live stream of Joe's funeral service please click here.

CATHCART (nee Ah Sam), Mrs June Hilda

5/6/1934 – 20/6/2023  Passed away peacefully at Cordelia Grove in Anglesea. Dearly loved and loving wife of John (dec). Loved and loving mother and mother-in-law of Juli, Bill, James, Leanne and partners. Cherished grandma, great grandma, sister, sister-in-law, auntie and friend. Forever in our hearts.

A funeral service for June will be held at St John’s Anglican Church in Bairnsdale at 2:00pm on Thursday 6th July 2023. Interment of June together with the Ashes of her late husband John, will take place at the Omeo Cemetery at 11:30am on Friday 7th July 2023. Family and friends are invited to attend either or both ceremonies. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Australian Alzheimer’s Research Foundation. To view a live stream of the Thursday service please click here.

HARRISON, Mrs Maxine

Of Nungurner, passed away peacefully on 23rd June 2023. Wife of Peter (dec). Mother of Ross and Paul and mother in law to Angela. Nana Max to Trent, Ridley, Tayla and Elyse. Great grandmother to Abigail. 'Walking side by side again with Dad.'

Maxine's funeral service will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, Bairnsdale on Thursday 29th June 2023 at 2:00pm.

HUTCHISON, Mr John Douglas

1933 - 2023  Died 18th June 2023. Loving husband of Grace (dec) Step father of Peter and Dianne. Grandfather of Stuart and Toni, Meaghan and Darius. Great grandfather of Spencer, Byron and Vivien. A life well lived. Missed by all

John's funeral service will leave the Lakes Entrance Golf Club after a service commencing at 11:30am on Monday 26th June 2023 for the Lakes Entrance Cemetery.

HENRY, Mr Charles 'Bully'

Of Lakes Entrance. Passed peacefully at BRHS on Tuesday 13th June 2023 aged 83 years. Loved and adored husband of Jenny. Father of Tracey and Michael (both dec). Loving grandfather of Michael and Deb and Marnie. Poppa Charlie to Charlie, Tayte and Chloe, Koda and Harlen. Special friend of Robert. Will be sadly missed always remembered and forever loved.

Charles' funeral will leave the Lakes Entrance Golf Club on Thursday 22nd June 2023 after a service commencing at 11:00am for the Lakes Entrance Cemetery.

SWEENEY, Mrs Audrey

Of Lakes Entrance. Passed away peacefully on Saturday 10th June 2023 at Opal Aged Care, Lakes Entrance, aged 97 years. Much loved wife of Roy (dec) and devoted mum of Val and Bill. Loved grandmother of Ashley and Russ and grandmother in law of Kerry and Jodie. Great grandmother Audie to Jed, Joshua, Cobie and Jesse. Reunited with Roy. Rest in peace.

A memorial service Audrey will be held at the Albert & Co Events Centre, 201 Esplanade, Lakes Entrance on Friday 30th June 2023 at 2:00pm.

HIBBERT, Mr John

9.3.40-10.6.23   Adored husband of Margaret and the best father and inspiration to Tim, Bob, Mick and Anne. Father-in-law and cup of tea maker to Carolyn, Robyn, Petrina and Paul. Guiding light and grandfather to James, Liam, Tom, Ellie, Edie, Sid, Blake, Claire, Max and Charlie. Remembered for his intellect, sense of humour and unconditional love. Forever missed.

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of the late Mr John Hibbert of Lakes Entrance will be offered at St Brendans Catholic Church, Lakes Entrance on Friday 23rd June 2023 at 11:30am. To view a live stream of John's funeral please click here.

KLEINITZ, Mrs Maureen Patricia

Of Nungurner. Passed away peacefully at home on 7th June 2023, surrounded by family. Beloved Wife of Ray. Cherished Mum of Frank, Margie, Pauline, Stephen, Anne, Peter (dec) and Catherine. Mother in law to Andrew, Mark, Kim, Brian and Blair. Much loved Grandmother to Lachlan and wife Kaitlyn, Madelyn, Ben, Matthew, Jemilla, Curtis, Abbie, Amber, Cohen, Patrick, Isabel, Lily, Archie, Coco, Jasper, Evelyn, Billie and Rose. Great Grandmother to Jireh. Thank you for everything you gave us all. Always in our hearts.

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of the late Mrs Maureen Kleinitz will be offered at St Brendan's Catholic Church, Lakes Entrance on Thursday 15th June 2023 commencing at 1:00pm. To view a live stream of Maureen's funeral service please click here.

OLDFIELD, Mr Albert

The funeral service for Mr Albert Oldfield of Lakes Entrance will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, Bairnsdale on Thursday 15th June 2023 at 10am. 

HAYES, Mr Allen Thomas 'Muffy'

Of Bairnsdale. Passed away on 21st May 2023, aged only 36 years. Loved son of Norman ‘Charcoal Man’ (dec) and Kerry. Loved dad of Tyrese, Kallira, Bridget and Jayden. Loved brother of Norman, Tegan and Rebecca. Partner of Kiara. 
Forever 36

Allen's funeral service will be held at the Riviera Christian Centre, 103 Bairnsdale-Dargo Rd, Bairnsdale on Friday 16th June 2023 at 1:00pm. The service will be live streamed here.

PIATEK, Mr Zyg

Of Kalimna. Passed away peacefully on 1st June 2023. Loved husband of Chris and loved dad to Vinnie, Karl and Steven. Father in law of Kylie and much loved grandad to Chloe and Luke. Gone too soon and sorely missed. 

Zyg's funeral service will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, Bairnsdale on Friday 9th June 2023 at 11:00am. To view a live stream of Zyg's funeral please click here. 
In lieu of flowers, donations to Bairnsdale Regional Health Service - Oncology Department would be appreciated. 

HARDY, Mr William Peter

3.7.1934 - 28.5.2023  Dearly loved husband of Eunice. Loved father of Gavin and Mandy, Geoff and Rozalie. Loving grandpa of Shannon, Lauren, Hayden and Courtney. Poppy of Sarah and great papa of Ellie. Thank you Darl for over 66 years of loving and caring, you were my lighthouse.

Bill's funeral service will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, Bairnsdale on Wednesday 7th June 2023 at 11:30am. To view a live stream of Bill's funeral please click here.

WHARTON, Ms Joyce 'Joy'

Of Lakes Entrance, passed away peacefully on Monday 22nd May 2023, aged 56 years. Much loved mother of Kimberley, Jack and Emma and Nan to Donna. Very special and much loved by Tom, Tyson and Harley. Your body may be gone but your soul will be in our hearts forever.

Joy's funeral service will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, Bairnsdale on Wednesday 31st May, 2023 at 2.30pm.

WILKINSON, Mr Ian

Of Paynesville, passed away on 21st May 2023. Loved son of Jim and Iris (both dec) and loved brother to Phillip (dec). Much loved friend of Mal and the broader Paynesville community. Go Hawks

Ian's funeral service will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, Bairnsdale on Wednesday 31st May 2023 at 11:00am.

HEYDON, Mr Raymond

Of Lake Tyers Beach. Passed away peacefully on Thursday 11th May 2023, aged 91 years. Loved husband of Aafje. Father of David, Chris, Jennifer and Suzette. GP to all his grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Private Cremation.

MASTROCOLA, Mrs Frances

Of Bairnsdale. Passed away peacefully with family by her side on Thursday 11th May 2023, aged 83 years. Loved and adored wife of Emilio for 61 years. Much loved mum to Nick and Vanessa. Mother in law of Meryn and Gerry. Cherished Nonna to Luke & Ashleigh, Matthew & Karla, Chris & Jaz and Steph. Great Nonna of Frankie and Ella. Mum's strength was inspirational to all. Sleep now and finally be at peace and rest in loving memory.

Frances' funeral service will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, Bairnsdale on Tuesday 23rd May 2023 commencing at 10.30am. Private burial. To view a live stream of Frances' funeral please click here.

DIXON, Mrs Lorraine

Of Newlands Arm. 2.5.1949 - 9.5.2023 Loving wife of John (dec) . Wonderful friend to many and a great asset to the community. Fondly missed by Brett and Alison. 'Together with John in the outer supporting the Dogs'

Lorraine's funeral service will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, Bairnsdale on Thursday 25th May 2023 commencing at 10.30am. To view a live stream of Lorraine's funeral service please click here.

HUBBARD, Mr Edward 'Eddie'

Of Lakes Entrance. Passed away peacefully on Wednesday 10th May 2023, aged 89 years. Much loved and adored husband of Jessie for 67 years. Loving Dad of Shirley, Gary, Wayne and Wendy. Father in law of Robert (dec), Kathy, Sharon and Neville. Pop to 14 grandchildren and Pop Pop to 19 great grandchildren. Always remembered. Forever loved.

Eddie's funeral service will be held at the Lakes Entrance Golf Club on Monday 22nd May 2023 commencing at 1.30pm. to View a live stream of Eddie's funeral please click here.

BUTTERFIELD, Mrs Sheila May

The memorial service for Mrs Sheila May Butterfield will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, Bairnsdale on Friday 2nd June 2023 commencing at 3pm. To view a live stream of Sheila's service please click here.

WILSON (nee Mitchell), Mrs Sharon Lee

23-10-1966 - 4-5-2023. Loving wife of Jack. Loved daughter of Ruth and Terry (dec) and Neil. Mother of Casey and Josh, Step mum to Jamie and Kayla. Mother in law to Travis and Stef. Loving Nanny of Jaydah, Zac, Charlie, Jarrah, Matt, Logan and Nate. Loved sister of Jodie, Jason, Renae and Shelley. 
Heartfelt thank you to the Bairnsdale and Orbost Regional Hospitals for their amazing care of Sharon right until the end. Rest peacefully until we meet again. 

Sharon’s funeral service will be held at The Orbost Golf Club on Thursday 11th May 2023 commencing at 1:00pm. In lieu of flowers, donations to BrAshA-T to help find a cure for her grandson Jarrah would be appreciated. (PLEASE NOTE UPDATED VENUE FROM THE CHURCH). To view a live stream of Sharon's funeral please click here.

MONAGHAN, Mr Terence 'Terry'

Of Swan Reach, passed away on 2nd May 2023 after a long illness. Beloved husband of Anne. Brother to Tom, Maureen and Mick. Brother in law to Mavis, John, Kerrie, Berny & Howard and Astrid. Will be sorely missed. Rest in peace. 

Terry's funeral service will be held at the Lakes Entrance Golf Club on Friday 12th May 2023 commencing at 11:00am.  DUE TO A TELSTRA MOBILE NETWORK OUTAGE THE LIVE STREAM COULD NOT BE COMPLETED. HOWEVER THE SERVICE HAS BEEN RECORDED AND WILL BE AVAILABLE here EARLY ON FRIDAY EVENING 12TH MAY.

WHEELER, Mr Ronald 'Ron'

23.04.1926 - 28.04.2023. Aged 97. Of Lakes Entrance formerly of Nar-Nar- Goon. Beloved husband of Joy (dec) for 68 years. Adored father and father in law of Dianne & Bill; Paul & Gill; Susan & Trevor. Cherished Grandfather to 10. Great Grandfather to 20. Your memory is our greatest treasure to have and hold in our hearts forever.  Reunited with Mum

Ron's funeral service will leave the Lakes Entrance Baptist Church, Princes Highway, Lakes Entrance on Monday 8th May 2023 after a service commencing at 11.00am for the Lakes Entrance Cemetery. To view a live stream of Ron's funeral please click here.

SCOTT, Mr David James 'Digger'

Of Lakes Entrance. Passed away peacefully on Sunday 30th April 2023 aged 62 years. Loved father of Taghan, Brandon, Grace & Jaiche. Pop to Ivy, Hudson, Maxine and Elora. A Braveheart finally at rest. Heart and soul, forever & always.

David's funeral will leave the Lakes Entrance Golf Club on Thursday 4th May, 2023 after a service commencing at 11.00am for the Lakes Entrance Cemetery. 

CAMPBELL, Mrs Fay

Of Orbost. Passed away after a short illness with Bill and Susan by her side on Tuesday 18th April 2023 aged 71 years. A loved partner to Bill and friend to many. A passionate person with a loving heart. She will be sadly missed by all.

Fay's memorial service will be held at the Orbost Snowy Rovers Football Club Rooms on Tuesday 2nd May 2023 commencing at 2:00pm.

VOSS, Mrs Gwen

Of Orbost, passed away peacefully at Bairnsdale Regional Hospital on Monday 17th April 2023 aged 86 years. Much loved and adored wife of Garb (dec) for 69 years. Beloved mum to Terry, Steve, Robyn, Chris and partners. Special Nan to 13 and great nan to 18. Forever in our hearts.

Gwen's funeral service will be held graveside at the Orbost Cemetery, Orbost on Wednesday 26th April 2023 commencing at 11:00am.

RICKMAN, Mr Robert William 'Chops'

Of Lakes Entrance, passed away suddenly at home on Saturday 15th April 2023, aged 83 years. Loved and adored husband of Judy (dec). Much loved Dad of Ian & Kerri, Robyn & Simon and Jodie & Rod. Beloved Pop and Poppy Chops to many. In our minds and hearts you will stay forever. Reunited with mum.

Chop's funeral service will be held at the Lakes Entrance Mechanics Hall, Mechanics St, Lakes Entrance on Thursday 27th April 2023 commencing at 2:00pm. To view a live stream of Chop's funeral please click here

HOLMAN, Mr Brian Kenneth

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of the late Mr Brian Holman of Kalimna will be offered at St Brendan's Catholic Church, Lakes Entrance on Friday 28th April 2023 at 11:30am. At the conclusion of Mass the cortege will proceed to the Lakes Entrance Cemetery. To view a live stream of Brian's mass please click here.

SPROULES, Mrs Trish

Formerly of Kalaru (NSW) and Colac. Passed away suddenly and unexpectedly on 11th April 2023 aged 65 years. Loved wife of Gerard and amazing mum to Adam, Lauren, Ashleigh and Meghan. Doting Nanny to Bianca, Dayla and Albi. Adored by many.
Taken too soon. Will be forever missed.

Trish's funeral service will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, Bairnsdale on Friday 28th April 2023 commencing at 3:00pm.

SHORT, Mr Anthony 'Tony'

Of Lakes Entrance. Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family on Tuesday 11th April 2023 aged 77 years. Loved and adored husband of Jessie. Much loved Dad of Laurie, Dwayne and Tamara. Special Pop to 11 and great Pop to 5. 'Gone fishing'

Tony's funeral service will be held at the Lakes Entrance Golf Club on Friday 21st April 2023 commencing at 11:00am.

KYRIAKOU, Mr George

12.11.1943 - 8.4.2023 of Lakes Entrance. Passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Easter Saturday, 8th April 2023. Much loved and adored husband of Maria. Loving Dad of Christina and Kohn. Father in law to Peter and Sheenie. A very special Papou to Leo, Ella and Alek. Our love for you is timeless.

George's funeral service will be held at St Nicholas Anglican Church, Church St, Lakes Entrance on Wednesday 19th April 2023 commencing at 1:30pm.

STANIFORTH, Mr Ian

Of Eastwood. Passed away peacefully on 31st March 2023. Loved husband of Jenni. 50 plus years of happiness. 

Private cremation 

DANN, Mr Paul Victor

Passed away 26th March 2023, after a long illness.  Very loved by his children: Debbie, Pauline, Steven, Jason. Grandchildren: Sheree, Sean, Daniel, Jake, Jesse, Maddison. Great Grandchildren: Mia, Mylee, Lyra. Dad, you will always be our Hero, we love you so much. Until we meet again. 

Private cremation

WITHAM (nee Nuttall), Mrs Glenys Joy

10.6.1945 - 31.3.2023  Adored wife of Ivan. Loving mother of Dallas, Donna and Damian. Cherished mother in law to Jasmine and Melanie. Beloved Nan to Shanara, Layla, Finn, Millie, Tyler, Alyssa and Georgi. Proud great grandmother to Angus. In our hearts forever. Rest in peace.

To my love, thank you for a lifetime of adventure and happiness. With love forever, Ivan

Glenys' funeral service will be held at the Lakes Entrance Golf Club, Lakes Entrance on Thursday 6th April 2023 commencing at 1:30pm. To view a live stream of Glenys' funeral please click here

ROGERS, Mrs Barbara

The memorial service for Mrs Barbara Rogers of Nicholson will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, Bairnsdale on Friday 14th April 2023 commencing at 11:00am. 

EVANS, Mr Tim (Emrys)

Of Paynesville. Passed away peacefully on 28th March 2023 with David by his side, aged 90 years. Husband of Roselyn (dec) and loving father to Mitchell, Lisa & David. Loving father in-law to Paul & much loved Grandad to Rhys, Matthew & Dean. Great Grandad to Marnie & Taytun. Gone sailing.

Tim's funeral service will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, Bairnsdale on Thursday 6th April 2023 commencing at 11:00am.

NORTON, Mrs Marjorie Lorraine 'Marj'

Of Orbost, formerly of Carnegie. Passed away suddenly on Friday 24th March 2023, aged 82 years. Dearly loved wife of Bert for 61 years. Loved sister of Betty and Geoff. Loving mother of Brad and Vicki. Cherished Nana of Jessica, Stefanie, Mackayla, Troy and Grant. Special friend of Barb and Josh. Finally at peace. Reunited with her Mum and Dad.

Marj's funeral service will be held at St James Anglican Church, Orbost on Thursday 13th April 2023 commencing at 1:30pm. Marj's funeral service will be live streamed here

ANDERSON, Mr Richard John 'Andy'

The funeral service for Mr Richard 'Andy' Anderson of Eagle Point will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, Bairnsdale on Wednesday 5th April 2023 commencing at 11:00am. 

HEALY, Mr Barry

Of Metung. Passed away peacefully at Bairnsdale Regional Hospital on 19th March 2023. Loved husband of June and 'Pop' to Michael, Cheryl, Peter (dec), Katherine, Donna, Teena, Barbara and their families. 'Go Tigers'

Funeral prayers for Barry will be held at St Mary's Catholic Church, Bairnsdale on Wednesday 29th March 2023 commencing at 11:00am. Another service for Barry will be held at The Sanctuary, Bunurong Memorial Park, 790 Frankston-Dandenong Rd, Dandenong South on Monday 3rd April 2023 commencing at 12:30pm. 

HOOPER, Mr Stanley Robert

Of Orbost. Passed away peacefully at Waratah Lodge, Orbost, on 20th March, 2023, aged 97 years. Loving husband of Alma (dec). Loving father and father-in-law of Kay and David, Rob and Deb, Jeanette, Pam and Ian, Andrew and Leanne.  Loved Pop of Matthew, Leigh, Ashlea, Kirsty, Gillian, Nicholas, Robert, Rhiannon, Loughlin, Mackenzie. Great grandfather of Isla, Jaxon, Callum, Rivers and Caleb. You will always be remembered.

Stan's funeral service will be held graveside at the Orbost Cemetery, Orbost on Tuesday 28th March 2023 commencing at 11:00am. 

GRINTER, Mr Thomas Henry 'Tom'

Of Omeo. Passed away peacefully with family by his side on 19th March 2023, aged 87 years. Loved and adored husband of Helen for 57 years. Much loved dad of Craig and Matthew. Father in law of Susie. Pop of Sophie, Sam and Tahlee. A chapter completed, A page turned, A life well lived, A rest well earned. 'Last trip down the Valley Road.'

Tom's funeral service will be held at the Lucknow Football Netball Club, 64 Great Alpine Road, Lucknow on Friday 31st March 2023 commencing at 12:30pm. To view a live stream of Tom's funeral please click here.

HILL, Ms Jo

Of Paynesville. Passed away on 9th March 2023, aged 62 years. Much loved mother to Jen. Mother in-law to Geoff. Adored Nana to William and Jacob. She cherished her family, friends, garden and community.

Jo's funeral service will leave the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, Bairnsdale after a service commencing at 10:30am on Thursday 30th March 2023 for the Paynesville Cemetery. 

SHEPHARD, Mrs Val

Of Metung. Passed away peacefully on 1st March 2023, aged 85 years. Loved wife of Graeme (dec) and adored mother of Greg and Kristine (both dec). Nan to Shane, Mia, Asha and Keely. Great Nana to Matilda Joyce. A friend to many. Reunited with her family.

Private cremation.

DAVIS, Mrs Toni Elizabeth

Of Lakes Entrance. Passed away at home on 28th February 2023 surrounded by her family. Aged 64 years Loving wife of Rick and mother to Trent, Drew and Lara. Mother in law to Georgie and Anabelle. Nan of Jasper and Arlo. Daughter of David and Freda and sister to Lesley, Scott, Stuart and Brett. Now at peace. Forever in our hearts.

Toni's funeral service will be held at the Lakes Entrance Uniting Church, Esplanade, Lakes Entrance on Tuesday 7th March 2023 commencing at 11:30am. 

POLLARD (nee O'Neill), Mrs Gloria Mary Helen

Devoted & loving wife of Lindsay (dec).  The BEST Mother to Sue, Brian, Tony, Janene, Maryea, Glen & John. Much loved Ma to her 21 Grandchildren & 47 & ½ GREAT Grandchildren. xxxxx   “A life that touches others goes on forever. We will never forget you”

Funeral prayers for Mrs Gloria Pollard will be held at St Mary's Catholic Church, Bairnsdale on Wednesday 8th March 2023 commencing at 11:00am. At the conclusion of prayers the cortege will proceed to the Bairnsdale Cemetery. Feel free to wear a touch of 'red' to Gloria's service. 

RUSSELL, Mr Robert 'Biddy'

Of Bete Bolong, passed away on 21st February 2023 surrounded by family. Very much-loved husband of Val and adored Dad of Craig and Kirby. Father in law to Dayna and Rich. Poppy to Lincoln, Declan, Ruben, Olivia and Hamish. Will be missed always.

Private funeral.

BUCHANAN, Mr Glenn Derick 'Bonox'

11.3.1962 - 23.2.2023 - Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family. Adored husband and best friend of Julie. Idolised dad of Kahley, Mathew, Emily and their partners Dane and Ashleigh. Loved Poparooni of Archer, Tilly, Ollie and Daisy. 'To know him is to love him'.

Bonox's funeral will be held at the Lakes Entrance Golf Club on Friday 10th March 2023 commencing at 1:00pm.

HEASLEY, Mrs May

Of Toorloo Arm, passed away peacefully on 14th February 2023, aged 90 years. Loved wife of Wally and mum of Brian and Rhonda. A loved grandmother and great grandmother. 'Till we meet again to do jigsaw puzzles.'

May's funeral service will be held at the Lakes Entrance Golf Club, Lakes Entrance on Thursday 9th March 2023 commencing at 11:00am.

SHELTON (nee Cowell), Mrs Muriel

Formerly of Lindenow, passed away peacefully on 23rd February 2023, in her 97th year. Loved wife of Ray (dec) and a loving mother to her 9 children and their partners. Loved grandmother, great grandmother and great great grandmother. At peace.

Muriel's funeral service will be held at the Jehovah's Witnesses Kingdom Hall, Maude St, Lucknow on Monday 6th March 2023 commencing at 2:00pm.

CLEGG, Mr Jordan

Friends and family of Jordan are invited to the Lakes Entrance Basketball Stadium, 'Home of the Pelicans' at 3:00pm on Thursday 2nd March 2023 to come together and share happy memories and have a beer for Jordan. 

SMITH, Mr Peter

Of Morwell, passed away peacefully at home on 10th February 2023. Father of Rodney and Bradley and loved brother of Jan and Philippa. Uncle of David, Peter, Joanne, Damien and Kerrie. In God's care.

Peter's funeral service will be held graveside at the Bairnsdale Cemetery, Forge Creek Rd, Bairnsdale on Monday 6th March 2023 commencing at 11:00am. To view a live stream of Peter's funeral please click here.

MARTIN, Mr Gordon Charles

Late of Eastwood Retirement. Passed away 10.2.2023, aged 94 years. Husband of June. Father of Carl, Lex, Dean & Jennifer. Father in law to Vyvyan, Heather, Claire and David. Grandfather of Esther, Leah, Nadine & Justine. Great-Grandfather of Mason & Parker. Rest in peace 

Gordon's funeral service will be held at the Seventh Day Adventist Church, Princes Hwy, Lucknow on Friday 3rd March 2023 commencing at 11:00am.

HEALEY, Mrs Kathleen Jean 'Kathy'

Of Orbost, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Saturday 18th February, 2023 aged 74 years. Dearly loved and adored wife of Alan in their 58th year of marriage. Much loved mother to Linda, Sharon and Allan. Mother in law to Neil, Greg and Angela. Gran to 11 grandchildren and Old Gran to 10 great grandchildren. 'I'll be right, she'll be apples' 

Kathy's funeral service will be held graveside at the Orbost Cemetery on Thursday 2nd March 2023 commencing at 10:00am. 

FERGUSON, Mrs Jill

Of Lakes Entrance. Passed away suddenly on 10th February 2023 aged 74 years. Very much loved wife of Ferg and adored mum to Emma and Steve. Proud grandmother to Katelin, Lakoda, Sam, Luke and Layla. 'Till the next life'

Jill's funeral service will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, Bairnsdale on Friday 3rd March 2023 commencing at 2:00pm. To view a live stream of the service please click here

BLACKWOOD, Mrs June

Of Paynesville. Passed away peacefully on 12th February 2023 surrounded by her sons. Loved wife of Mick (dec) and loving mum to Mark, Ross and Tim. Nana to all her grand children and great grand children. Reunited with Mick.

June's funeral service will be held at The Anglican Church of St Peter By The Lake, Paynesville on Thursday 23rd February 2023 commencing at 2:00pm. To view a live stream of June's funeral please click here

FORD, Mrs Margaret Mary

Of Bairnsdale, formerly of Newlands Arm. Passed away suddenly at home with John by her side on Monday 13th February 2023, aged 74 years. Adored and much loved wife of John. Much loved mother of Dulcie and Heidi. Mother in law of David. Grandma to Reece and Connor.
Missing you always, forgetting you never.

Margaret's funeral will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, Bairnsdale on Monday 20th February 2023 commencing at 2:30pm. At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the Paynesville Cemetery. To view a live stream of Margaret's funeral please click here

FIEDLER, Mrs Norma Joan

Of Lakes Entrance. Passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Friday 3rd February 2023, aged 95 years. Beloved wife of Norman (dec). Loved and adored mother of Margaret, David, Geoffrey and Stuart. Loving mother in law of Geoffrey, Jenny, Beth and Samantha. Cherished Ma Ma of Melissa, Brendan, Benjamin and families. Great Ma Ma of Aiden, Ryland, Nina and Liam. 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. Reunited with her beloved Norm.

A memorial service for Norma will be held at the Lakes Entrance Golf Club, Golf Links Rd, Lakes Entrance on Friday 10th February 2022 commencing at 2:00pm. To view a live stream of Norma's funeral please click here

MATTHEWS, Mrs Bronwyn Leonie

The funeral service for Mrs Bronwyn Matthews of Waiwera will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, Bairnsdale on Thursday 9th February 2023 commencing at 2:00pm. At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the Bairnsdale Cemetery. 

BROWN, Mr Colin

Of Paynesville. Passed away peacefully on 27th January 2023. Loved husband of Kylie. Father of Julie and Brendan (both dec). Stepfather of Ebony, Erin and Josh. Grandfather to Brooklyn, Ivy, Ariah and Levi. Brother to Joy and Kevin. Always in our hearts. He will be dearly missed.
Private cremation

CARTWRIGHT, Mr Charles Mathew

Of Lindenow South. Passed away suddenly on 24th January 2023, aged 70 years. Loving husband of Sandy (dec) and loved father to Candice, Ian and Benjamin. Papa to all his grandchildren and great grandchildren. Brother of Cherith (dec), Mevril and Keryn. Uncle to his nieces and nephews. Always in our hearts and reunited with Sandy.

Charles' funeral service will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, Bairnsdale on Thursday 2nd February 2023 commencing at 3:30pm. The service will be live streamed here

NIGHTINGALE, Mr Jim

Of Paynesville, passed away suddenly after a short illness on Monday 23rd January 2023, aged 85 years. Dearly loved husband of Beverly. Much loved father and best mate of Richard and Craig. Special Pa to Brody. Forever in our hearts

Jim's funeral service will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, Bairnsdale on Wednesday 1st February 2023 commencing at 2pm. 

COMPTON (nee Smith), Mrs Roslyn Susan

Born 7/1/1948 Colac, Vic. Sadly passed away after a short illness on 19/1/2023. Loved wife of Denis. Mother to Monique, Natalie and Peter. Loving mother in law, grandmother and great grandmother. Greatly loved and will be missed by everyone. "Thank you for allowing me to share a wonderful 53 years. Till we meet again my love, your loving husband, Denis".
Thank you to the wonderful staff at Epworth Hospital, Richmond and to the nurses at the Bairnsdale hospital.

Roslyn's funeral service will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, 30 Victoria St, Bairnsdale on Thursday 2nd February 2023 commencing at 11:00am. At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the Lakes Entrance Cemetery. Roslyn's funeral service will be live streamed here . You are also invited to join the family at Northview Park, 133 Casey Creek Rd, Toorloo Arm from 1.30pm for more sharing of memories. 

SAWYER, Mrs Gloria 'Dee Dee'

Of Bairnsdale, passed away on 20th January 2023. Loved wife of Les and mum to Liz, Ronnie, Barb, Ian, Becky and Paul. Loved Nan to all her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Always in our hearts. Rest easy now.

Dee Dee's funeral service will be held graveside at the Bairnsdale Cemetery, Bairnsdale on Friday 3rd February 2023 commencing at 2:00pm.

CLARK, Mr Craig Edwin

10-09-1968 – 22-01-2023 Of Coburg, formerly of Bairnsdale. Passed away peacefully, aged 54. Loved son of Robert (dec.) and Dorothy. Adored brother of Bruce and Cathy.

Craig's funeral service will be held at Redgum Church, 1/212 Princes Highway, Lucknow on Tuesday 31st January 2023 commencing at 1:00pm. His funeral will be live streamed via this link on the day: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmg3eP7H4Z3jpphCTLo_ngA

HARRY, Mr Cornelius Edmund 'Neil'

Passed away peacefully on Tuesday 17th January 2023 at Bairnsdale. Aged 82 years. Much loved and sorely missed by wife, Mary and sisters Judy, Moira and Genevieve. Brother in law to Paul, Ambrose, Jim and Dave. Father of Susan and David. Life was never dull with you around.

Private cremation

POWNEY, Ms Lindy

Of Lakes Entrance. Passed away suddenly on 11th January 2023, aged only 54 years. Loved partner of Podge and mum of Casey, Matt, Chelsea and Kylee. Nan to all her grandchildren. Long time friend of Shorty and daughter of Sandra. Gone way too soon, but she had a full life in her short 54 years. Special thanks to Ambulance Victoria for their quick response and their efforts to try to revive Lindy.

Lindy's funeral service will be held graveside at the Lakes Entrance Cemetery on Monday 30th January 2023 commencing at 11:00am.

PATCHING, Mrs Jean

The funeral service for Mrs Jean Veronica Patching of Bairnsdale will be held at the Wilson Chapel, Springvale Botancial Cemetery, Springvale on Wednesday 25th January 2023 commencing at 1:00pm. To view a live stream of Jean's funeral please click here

RAYBOULD, Mr John 'Rags'

Of Wy Yung. Passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on 12th January 2023, aged 82 years. Loved husband of Rosie and a loved dad, father in law and Poppy John to all of his family. Always in our hearts.

John's funeral service will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, Bairnsdale on Monday 23rd January 2023 commencing at 11:00am. To view a live stream of John's funeral please click here

HETHERINGTON, Mr Ashley

A memorial service for Mr Ashley Hetherington will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, Bairnsdale on Wednesday 18th January 2023 commencing at 10.30am. 

OLIVA, Mrs Jennifer, 'Jen', (Slim)

Of Lake Tyers Beach. Passed away peacefully on Friday 6th January 2023, aged 74 years. Much loved wife of Dennis. Beloved Mum of Steven, Helen, Sharon, Kim, Mark and families. Nana of Abbi, Jesse, Sam, Kasey, Corey, Ashleigh, Jojo, Peter and Becky .
Death will not part us, Or distance divide, Forever and always, You will be by my side. Happy memories of the good times, Happy memories, never forgotten.

Jen's funeral service will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, 30 Victoria St Bairnsdale on Tuesday 17th January 2023 commencing at 11.00am.

WILLIAMS, Mr Edward James 'EJ'

6/3/1950 - 7/1/2023 passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family after a short illness. Best friend and husband to Brenda, loving father to Nathan & Leigh, Kieren & Sally, Gareth & Georgia. Adored poppy to Laylah & Harvey.
He will be greatly missed by us all, always loved and never forgotten. "Closed for business" signed Fast Eddie

Edward's funeral service will be held at the Lakes Entrance Golf Club, Golf Links Road, Lakes Entrance on Friday 13th January, 2023, commencing at 10.30 am. To view a livestream of Edward's funeral please follow this link: https://youtu.be/0s2V6P6uGgM

WISBY, Mrs Kerri-Anne

On January 7th, 2023, Kerri-Anne Wisby, 67 years of age, of Lakes Entrance sang her last song and left for the party in the sky. She passed in the presence and care of her ever-devoted husband and had her children by her side as she took her last breath. Kezza as she was so fondly known as, is survived by her husband Eric, daughter Lisa and two sons and wives, Gavan and Dianne and Adam and Allison, grandchildren Bethany, Jordan, Tara, Vegas, Sloane, Harlow, Amaya and Bodhi and Great grandchild Nora. In our minds and hearts, you will stay forever.

Kerri's funeral service will be held at the Lakes Entrance Golf Club, Golf Links Road, Lakes Entrance on Monday 16th January 2023 commencing at 2.00pm. Don't be afraid to wear colour. To view a live stream of Kerri's funeral please click Here

FYFE, Mr Geoffrey Arthur 'Geoff'

Of Lakes Entrance. Passed away at Calvary Aged Care Facility, Kalimna on Friday 6th January, 2023, aged 85 years. Dearly loved husband of Lorna. Much loved father of Robert, Gary, Jennifer, Lynnette and families. 'Won his last race'.

Geoff's funeral service will be held at the Lakes Entrance Cemetery on Friday 13th January, 2023 commencing at 2.00pm.

MURPHY, Mr Raymond Patrick 'Ray'

Of Buchan. Passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Tuesday 3rd January, 2023. Dearly loved husband of Nola (dec). Much loved father of David and Clare. Father in law of Aoife. Grandad to Roman & Jackson and Keelan & Byron. Lovingly Remembered. 

Private Funeral

CARTWRIGHT, Mrs Sandra 'Sandy'

Of Lindenow South. Passed away peacefully on 2nd January 2023, aged 74 years. Loving wife of Charles and mum to Candice, Ian and Benjamin. Nanny to her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Sister in law of Cherith (dec), Mevril and Keryn. Always in our hearts.

Sandy's funeral service will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, Bairnsdale on Wednesday 11th January 2023 commencing at 11:00am.

WILSON, Mr Harold James 'Harry'

The funeral service for Mr Harry Wilson of Swan Reach will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, Bairnsdale on Wednesday 4th January 2023 commencing at 11:00am. 

SEEHUSEN (nee Bills), Mrs Beverley Mavis

Aged 89 years, of Sarsfield. Very sadly passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her loved ones on Saturday 17th December 2022. Bev is now with her husband Robert 'Bob' (dec). Bev was a dearly loved mother of two children, Kerrie (dec) and Charlie. An incredibly special Nana to four grandchildren, Tracie, Shaun, Cristil and Tiffini and a precious great nana of 8. We would like to thank the kind nurses that looked after Bev daily in her final few weeks and a very heartfelt thank you to her long time doctor, Daryl Smith for caring for her all these years. She will be missed by several people and was loved by many. We have wonderful memories to remember her by. Forever in our hearts, never forgotten.

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of the late Mrs Beverley Seehusen of Sarsfield will be offered at St Mary's Catholic Church, Bairnsdale on Friday 23rd December 2022 at 11:00am. At the conclusion of Mass the cortege will proceed to the Bairnsdale Cemetery. Beverley's funeral service will be live streamed here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsZU2sDTPQ_46rE53AzVxsQ

SHEARS, Mrs Robyn

The funeral service for Mrs Robyn Shears of Eagle Point, will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, Bairnsdale, on Thursday 22nd December 2022 commencing at 3:00pm.  Robyn's funeral service will be live streamed here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsZU2sDTPQ_46rE53AzVxsQ

BRITTO, Mr Salvador

We are sad to announce the death of Salvador Luciano Britto of Lakes Entrance, who passed away peacefully on Monday 28th November 2022 at the age of 89. A well respected member of the local community, he was a kind, loving and generous man who will be sorely missed by all who knew him. Much Beloved by the Britto, Rodrigues and Rosario Families as well as by the many friends he made in the Lakes Entrance Community over the years.

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of the late Mr Salvador Britto of Lakes Entrance will be offered at St Brendan's Catholic Church, Lakes Entrance on Thursday 15th December 2022 commencing at 12 noon. At the conclusion of Mass the cortege will proceed to the Lakes Entrance Cemetery. Rosary will be recited prior to Mass at 11:30am the same day.

TURNLEY, Mrs Betty

Of Bairnsdale, passed away peacefully in her sleep on 2nd December 2022, aged 93 years. Loved wife of Ray and beloved mother and mother in law of Raymond 'Neil' and Sandra, Denise and Rod, Louis and Gail, Carol and Robert, Robert and Rachel, Barbara and Paul, Michael and Meg. Much loved by her many grandchildren and great grandchildren. Resting peacefully till Jesus comes.

A celebration of the life of Mrs Betty Turnley of Bairnsdale will be held at the Seventh-day Adventist Church, 455 Princes Highway, Broadlands on Friday 9th December 2022 commencing at 3:00pm.

FLETCHER, Mr Allan Phillip 'Phil'

Of Paynesville, passed away on 27th November 2022. Loved husband of Beverley and father of Coral (dec), Brett and Glenn. Father in law of Ve. Pops to Aaron, Madison, Levi and Courtney. In loving memory, always in our hearts. Rest peacefully.

Private funeral. 

DONALD, Mr Ken 'KD'

Formerly of Rawson, passed away peacefully on 1st December 2022, aged only 70 years. Loving Dad of Ronnie and Cass. Father in law to Aaron. Adored Grandpa of Oakley and Munro. Brother and brother in law to Cheryl and Geoff. Uncle to Glenn and Andrea. Loved and remembered always.

The funeral service for Mr Ken 'KD' Donald will be held graveside at the Moondarra Cemetery, Erica on Monday 12th December 2022 commencing at 11:00am.

YATES, Mr Ernest 'Ernie 'Ern'

19-07-1930 – 30-11-2022 Aged 92. Much loved husband of Bev for 71 years. Dad & father-in-law to Rod and Heather, Greg and Liz. Devoted “Pa” & Great Grandpa to Jonathan and Nicky, Abbey and Emma. Stuart and Fiona, Lochie and Callum. Michelle and Adrian. Brad and Jaci, Sydney and Peggy. Trevor, Alana and Dylan. Natalie, Darius and Lateasha. Your struggle is over, you lived a wonderful life and we thank you for everything. We will miss you and love you forever. Now at peace – “Gone Fishing”

Ern’s funeral will be held graveside at the Lakes Entrance Cemetery on Tuesday 6th December 2022 commencing at 11:00am.

MUIR, Mrs Maria Sophia

The funeral service for Mrs Maria Muir of Bairnsdale will be held graveside at the Bairnsdale Cemetery, Bairnsdale on Friday 2nd December 2022 commencing at 2:00pm.

BROMAGE (nee Southen), Mrs Margaret

9/11/1941- 27/11/2022 Aged 81 years. Passed away peacefully with family by her side. Dearly loved and loving wife of Clyde for 63 years. Loved mum and mother in law to Janise and Stephen, Christopher (dec), Tony & Maree, Lisa, Adrian and Rachel. Much loved by all her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Forever in our hearts.

Margaret's funeral service will be held graveside at the Bruthen Cemetery, Bruthen on Thursday 1st December 2022 commencing at 11:00am. It will also be live streamed here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsZU2sDTPQ_46rE53AzVxsQ

YOUNG, Mr Trevor John

29th April 1960 – 23rd November 2022. Aged only 62. Devoted son of Judy and Deane (dec). Brother to Drew. Loved father of Lisa and Judy and step father of Andrew and Bella. Proud grandfather of Ollie, Hazel, Indi, Chester and Joseph. Devoted partner of Colleen. Together again with his Dad, Deane.

Trevor's funeral service will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, Bairnsdale on Thursday 1st December 2022 commencing at 2:00pm.

JAMES, Mr Graeme 'Jamesey'

Of Paynesville, passed away peacefully on 20th November 2022 at BRHS, aged 86 years. Loved father to Debra and Juliann and father in law to Ian and Rob. Beloved Poppy to his grand daughters Sandra, Rebecca, Emma, Katherine and Madelyn and his grand sons Stuart, Daniel, Brenton and Shannon. Great Poppy to Margot and Theodore. 'A cheeky, loveable larrikin who will be dearly missed.'

Graeme's funeral service will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, Bairnsdale on Friday 2nd December 2022 commencing at 11:00am. To view a live stream of Graeme's funeral please follow this link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsZU2sDTPQ_46rE53AzVxsQ

BARNES, Mrs Phyllis

Of Lakes Entrance, formerly of Metung. Our beautiful mum and matriarch of our family passed away peacefully on Monday 21st November 2022, aged 90 years. Loved and adored wife of Donald (dec) for 70 years. Loving mum of Paul (dec), Christine and Mark and Wendy. A special grandma and great grandma to many. Resting peacefully in the arms of Donald.

A Memorial service for Phyllis will be held at St John's Anglican Church, Metung on Wednesday 30th November 2022 commencing at 11:00am. To view the live stream of Phyllis' memorial please follow this link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsZU2sDTPQ_46rE53AzVxsQC

PINNOCK, Mr Allen Robert

Of Lakes Entrance, formerly of Cannons Creek. Passed away peacefully at Calvary Aged Care on Friday 18th November, 2022, aged 90 years. Loved husband of Patricia for 65 years. Loving father of Greg, Julie and Karen. Much loved father in law of Wendy and Ray. Grandad to Melissa, Kelly and Jarrod, Matthew and Scott and Ellen, Adam and Jai and partners. Great grandad to Kade, Jace, Indi and Archer. 'Your wit and sense of humour will be sadly missed.'

Allen's funeral service will leave the Lakes Entrance Golf Club after a service commencing at 11:00am on Tuesday 29th November 2022 for the Lakes Entrance Cemetery.

JOHNSON, Mr David Arthur

Of Paynesville, passed away peacefully on 18th November, 2022 in his 100th year at Bairnsdale Parklands Nursing Home. Loved husband of Helen (nee Russ) for 77 years. Beloved father of Maree and son in law John Stewart. Beloved Pop of Dean & Felicity, Grant & Kelly, Michael & Tracey, Shane & Maribel. Great grandfather of 15 and great great grandfather of 5. 'A sweet man who influenced all of our lives and will never be forgotten.'

David's funeral service will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, Bairnsdale on Monday 28th November 2022 commencing at 11:00am. UPDATED LINK TO VIEW LIVE STREAM: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o8Kah6yBWiY

To view a live stream of David's funeral please follow this link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsZU2sDTPQ_46rE53AzVxsQ

JONES, Mrs Glenda P

Formerly of Lakes Entrance, passed away peacefully on the 3rd November 2022 at Bupa Eastwood Nursing Home, aged 98 years. Loving wife of Bill (dec) and loved mother of Sandra and son in law Terry. 'GGG' to Tony & Gai, Russell and their families. Together again with Bill.
A private funeral service for Glenda has been held.

JEWELL, Mrs Lillian 'Lil'

Of Lakes Entrance, passed away peacefully on 8th November 2022, aged 86 years. Loved wife of Leslie 'Les' (dec) and loving mum of Lyn and Graeme and mother in law to Ron and Glenda. Nanna of Becky, Nathan, Kara, Amy, Hayley and Andrew. Nanny J to Timmy (dec), Noah, Mia, Ava and Cash. Together again with Dad.

A memorial service for Lil will be held at the Lakes Entrance Golf Club, Lakes Entrance on Friday 18th November 2022 commencing at 11:00am.

LIGHTOWLER (nee Prout), Mrs Eileen Daphne

Of Bairnsdale. Passed away peacefully on Friday 4th November 2022, aged 83 years. Loved wife of Ted (Edward) (dec). Adored and loving mum of Robin, Greg, Christine, Judi and Debbi (dec). Mother in law to Marilyn, Sandra and Mark. Loving grandmother to Melissa, Craig, Jarrod, Brendan, Jessy, Mia and Max. Forever in our hearts

Eileen's funeral service will leave the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, Bairnsdale after a service commencing at 2:00pm on Monday 14th November 2022 for the Bairnsdale Cemetery. To view a live stream of Eileen's funeral please follow this link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsZU2sDTPQ_46rE53AzVxsQ

BLAIR, Mr Neil David

Of Ellaswood. Passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Wednesday November 2nd 2022, aged 64 years. Dearly loved husband of Victorene. Loving Dad of Mark, Amy, Justin and Andrew. Loving Poppy to Kane and grandfather to Harley and Indi. In our hearts and minds you will stay forever.

Neil's funeral will leave the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, Bairnsdale after a service commencing at 11:00am on Monday 14th November 2022 for the Bairnsdale Cemetery.

HARWOOD, Mrs Leanne

Formerly of Bairnsdale, passed away at Townsville, QLD on 21st October 2022, aged only 65 years. Loved wife of Ron. Sister in law of Margaret, Jean, Betty and their families. Taken too young, now free from pain.

A graveside committal service for Leanne will be held at the Bairnsdale Cemetery on Wednesday 9th November 2022 at 11:00am.

LAPEDOTA (nee Richards), Mrs Lisa Ann

Of Lakes Entrance. Passed away peacefully with her loving family by her side on Tuesday 1st November 2022, aged 49 years. Loved and adored wife of Paul for 25 years. Cherished mum of Emily and Tom. A brave heart finally at rest.

Lisa's funeral service will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, Bairnsdale on Thursday 10th November 2022 commencing at 2:00pm.

GLASS, Ms Irene Bessie

The memorial service for Ms Irene Bessie Glass of Bairnsdale will be held at the Drouin Cemetery, Longwarry Rd, Drouin on Thursday 3rd November 2022 at 2:00pm. To view a live stream of Irene's funeral please follow this link: https://youtu.be/u476RMk8ozI 

HOFFMAN, Mrs Kaye

Of Goon Nure, passed away peacefully on 24th October 2022, aged 69 years. Loved wife of Robert and devoted mother of Abram. Daughter of Faye and Alan (dec). Sister to Cheryl, Leslie, Chris and their families. 'Our paths now separate' .  Private cremation

RIZZETTI, Mrs Joyce Louisa 'Joy'

Of Metung. Formerly of Tura Beach and Ballarat, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family. Dearly loved wife of Alf. Adored mum to Peter, Sandra and Gary. Respected mother in law of Sharon and Gayle. A grand mother, great grandmother and great great grandmother to many.  She will be sadly missed, always remembered and forever loved.

ARNOLD, Mr James 'Jim'

The funeral service for Mr James 'Jim' Arnold of Lakes Entrance will leave the Lakes Entrance Golf Club after a service commencing at 1:00pm on Thursday 27th October 2022 for the Lakes Entrance Cemetery. To view a live stream of Jim's funeral service please follow this link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsZU2sDTPQ_46rE53AzVxsQ 

JONES, Mr David Kevin 'Skegga'

Of Orbost, passed away peacefully after illness at Orbost Hospital on 19th October 2022, aged 65 years. Much loved partner of Andrea and devoted father of Maddy. Beloved son of Gilda (dec) and Kevin. Beloved brother, uncle and great uncle. Gone too soon.

A Memorial Service for David 'Skegga' will be held at the Orbost Golf Club on Friday 28th October 2022 commencing at 1:15pm.
To view a live stream of this service please follow this link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsZU2sDTPQ_46rE53AzVxsQ

MACALISTER (nee Morgan), Mrs Marlene Lesley

11/7/1939 - 11/10/2022. Passed away peacefully at Orbost Hospital. Loved wife of Bruce (dec), Mother of Helen, Janice, David and Narelle. Loved Grandma of Rosanna, Belinda, Fletcher, Campbell, Rex and Thomas. Loved Sister of Brian, Dennis and Yvonne. Reunited with Dad

Marlene's funeral service will be held graveside at the Orbost Cemetery on Tuesday 18th October 2022 commencing at 11:00am. To view a livestream of Marlene's funeral service please follow this link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsZU2sDTPQ_46rE53AzVxsQ

JOHNSON, Mr Frederick William Charles 'BJ'

Of Lake Tyers, passed away peacefully at home on the 5th October 2022, aged 68 years. Loved husband of Natalie. Beloved Dad of Barry, Jenaya, Frank, Peter, Andrew and Shane. Father in law to Terry and Jackie. Beloved Pop to William, Tyrese, Tashari, Olivia, Leah, Sophia, Leah, Nariah, Janarra, Kyron, Payton, Sienna, Aria, Oscar, Luna and Anastasia. Beloved uncle and brother to his extended family. Rest in peace BJ.

BJ's funeral service will be held at the Lake Tyers Aboriginal Trust, Rules Rd, Lake Tyers on Friday 21st October 2022 commencing at 2:00pm. A 'viewing' for BJ will be offered from 1 - 1:30pm on the same day at the Church on site. 

SANNA, Mr Francesco 'Frank'

Of Orbost. Passed away suddenly on Tuesday 4th October 2022 aged 87 years. Loved husband of Francesca (dec) and loving and caring father of Maria and Giovanni. Father in law of Harvey. Cherished Nonno of Hayley and Georgina.
Reunited with Francesca.

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of the late Mr Francesco 'Frank' Sanna will be offered at St Colmans Catholic Church, Orbost on Wednesday 19th October 2022 at 11:30am. At the conclusion of Mass, the cortege will proceed to the Orbost Cemetery.

ABREU, Mr Roger Charles

Of Forge Creek. Passed away peacefully at Paynesville Gardens Nursing Home surrounded by his family on Wednesday 5th October 2022, aged 80 years. Loved husband of Pam (dec). Kind-hearted and loving dad to Melissa and Brock. Respected father in law of Dean and Kamila. Adored Poppy of Izzy and Zack. In our hearts you'll always stay, loved and remembered every day.

Roger's funeral service will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, Bairnsdale on Friday 14th October 2022 commencing at 11:00am. To view a live stream of Roger's funeral please follow this link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCP86aCzjc1US0qjFQKnLVkg/videos?view=2&live_view=502

WILSON, Mr Colin

The funeral service for Mr Colin Wilson of Lakes Entrance will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, Bairnsdale on Friday 7th October 2022 at commencing 11:00am. 

DICKSON, Mr David

14/4/1944 - 30/09/2022. Passed away peacefully after a long illness. Beloved husband of Beryl of 59 years. Loving father and father in law of Deb and Corey, Nadine and Sandy. Loving Poppy of his grandchildren and great grandchildren. Go the cats! See you at the 19th hole at lakes. We will love you and miss you forever.

A memorial service for David will be held at the Lakes Entrance Golf Club, Golf Links Rd, Lakes Entrance on Wednesday 12th October 2022 commencing at 11:00am.

HELLESSEY, Mr John

Of Bairnsdale. Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on 29th September 2022. Loved husband of Goody and loved father to Kristy and Natasha and father in law of Craig. Loved eldest brother of Kaye and Max.
Enjoy the bowls in heaven. May the beers be forever flowing.

John's funeral service will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, Bairnsdale on Friday 7th October 2022 commencing at 2:30pm. In lieu of flowers donations to the Cancer Council would be greatly appreciated. To view a live stream of John's funeral please follow this link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCP86aCzjc1US0qjFQKnLVkg/videos?view=2&live_view=502

HAMILTON, Mr Joseph 'Joe'

Of Nicholson. Passed away on 1st October 2022 at Bairnsdale Regional Hospital. Much loved father of Belinda, Melanie, Crystal and Paul. Close friend of Maureen and a mate to many. 'Happily chain smoking in heaven.'  Private cremation

MARSHALL, Mr Elden

Passed away peacefully, aged 88yrs on 21st September 2022. Loving husband to Shirley, father to Daryl (dec) and his wife Miwa, Kelvin and Judy and grandfather of Troy. We wish to thank the doctors, nurses and staff at Tambo Ward Bairnsdale Hospital.
Private cremation.

BEATTIE, Mrs Margaret

Born 9/9/1935, passed away peacefully at Sale Hospital on 20/09/2022, aged 87. A beloved sister, mother, mother-in-law and granny. Thanks for the love and support over the years. Rest in peace.

The funeral service for Margaret will be held at The Rose Chapel, Gippsland Memorial Park, Cemetery Drive, Traralgon on Tuesday 4th October, 2022 commencing at 2.00 pm. To view a live stream of Margaret's funeral please follow this link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCP86aCzjc1US0qjFQKnLVkg/videos?view=2&live_view=502

AITKEN, Ms Fay

The funeral service for Ms Fay Aitken of Bairnsdale will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, Bairnsdale on Wednesday 5th October at 3:00pm. To view a live stream of Fay's funeral please follow this link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCP86aCzjc1US0qjFQKnLVkg/videos?view=2&live_view=502

HOOD, Mrs Shirley Isabel

Of Lakes Entrance. Passed away peacefully on Thursday 15th September 2022 at Sutherland Lodge Nursing Home, Bairnsdale, aged 89 years. Loved wife of Cyril (dec), adored mother of Grant, Julie, Susan and Craig. Mother in law of Jim and Rick. Nana of Evan and Callum.
Finally, at peace.

Shirley's funeral service will leave the Lakes Entrance Baptist Church, Princes Highway, Lakes Entrance on Wednesday 28th September 2022, after a service commencing at 2pm for the Lakes Entrance Cemetery. To view a live stream of Shirley's funeral please follow this link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCP86aCzjc1US0qjFQKnLVkg/videos?view=2&live_view=502

McDONALD, Mrs Nancy

Of Orbost. Passed away peacefully on 8th September 2022, aged 93 years. Much loved wife of Geoff (dec) and much-loved mum of Kerryn (dec) and Terry. Loved and adored Nan of her many grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren. Reunited with Dad and Kerryn.

Nancy's funeral service will leave the St James Anglican Church, Orbost after a service commencing at 2:00pm on Friday 30th September 2022 for the Orbost Cemetery. To view a live stream of Nancy's funeral please follow this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EwbgBKOyauY

ABBOTT, Mr Graham John

Of Bairnsdale, formerly of Sale and Metung. Passed away suddenly on Friday 2nd September 2022, aged 88 years. Dearly loved husband of Patricia Abbott and adored father to David, Susan and Robert Abbott. Father in law to David Ritchie & special friend to Anthony Bortolot. Grandad to Aniesha Abbott, Teagan and Daniel Ritchie. May his dear soul rest in peace. Your memories will remain forever joyous in our hearts. With all our love we will miss you. Until we meet again.

Graham's funeral service will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel,  Bairnsdale on Monday 12th September 2022 commencing at 2.00pm. To view a live stream of Graham's funeral please follow this link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCP86aCzjc1US0qjFQKnLVkg/videos?view=2&live_view=502

MASTERS, Ms Anita Joy

11.6.1966 - 1.9.2022. Of Mossiface, formerly of Traralgon passed away peacefully with her family beside her on Thursday 1st September, 2022. Much loved partner of Chris. A very special mum & step mum to Nicole, Will & Tess, Peta, Brooke & Luke and Renee & Jack. Nanny Neata to Mia, Jenson & Sam and Sadie & Loui. A brave heart finally at rest. Loved and sadly missed by family, friends, co - workers & the community. Our love for you is timeless.

Anita's funeral service will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, 30 Victoria Street, Bairnsdale on Thursday 8th September 2022 commencing at 2.00pm. To view a live stream of Anita's funeral please follow this link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCP86aCzjc1US0qjFQKnLVkg/videos?view=2&live_view=502

JENSEN, Mrs Elaine 'Joan'

Of Orbost, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Monday 29th August 2022, aged 91 years. Dearly loved wife of Lin (dec). Much loved mother and mother in law of Jenny, Sue & Rom, Ian & Pam, Russell & Shelley, Peter & Shari and Julie & Matt. Treasured Grandma to 15 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren and 1 great, great grandchild. Together again with Dad. We will all miss you dearly.

Joan's funeral service will leave St Andrews Uniting Church, Orbost on Friday 9th September 2022 after a service commencing at 11.00am for the Orbost Cemetery. To view a live stream of Joan's funeral please follow this link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCP86aCzjc1US0qjFQKnLVkg/videos?view=2&live_view=502

HENDERSON, Mrs Judith Ann (Judy)

Passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at Bupa Aged Care, Bairnsdale on Monday 29th August 2022, aged 67 years. Loved Sister to James. Loved Aunt to Kristin and Daryl and Josh. Loved Great Aunt to Jonjay, Jake and Jasmina, Jamie-Lee, Amilia, Josh Junior and Abbey. 'Always look on the bright side of life'.

Private Cremation.

TOWERS (nee Clinnick), Mrs Judith Ann

In loving memory of Judith Ann Towers. Born 11/12/1937 and passed away peacefully in Bairnsdale on 30/08/2022. Daughter of John and Annie (Dolly) Clinnick (both dec). Mother of Greg, Rod and Brett. Mother-in-law of Robyn. Grandmother of Annalisa and Mark. Great grandmother of Hester. Thanks to the staff at Bairnsdale Hospital and Parklands Nursing Home.

Private family funeral

VEREY, Mr Matthew

1972 - 2022. Precious son of Maureen and Tay. Mischievous and loved brother of Toby. Beloved brother-in-law to Charlotte. Gentle uncle to Arlo. Inspirational stepdad to Aimee and Meg. Best friend and love of Kathy's life. A kind and gentle soul with a great sense of curiosity and a witty cynicism, who pondered life's vast ocean of questions to seek tiny islands of truth. We love you and miss you x

Private cremation.

BARTSCH, Mr Achim Eberhard 'Terry'

The funeral service for Mr Achim 'Terry' Bartsch of Corringle will be held at 11:00am, Thursday 25th August 2022. To view a live stream of Terry's funeral please follow this link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCP86aCzjc1US0qjFQKnLVkg/videos?view=2&live_view=502

STANTON, Mrs Pamela Ruth 'Pam'

Of Metung. Passed away peacefully at home on Friday 19th August 2022 surrounded by her loving family. Dearly loved and adored wife of John for 56 years. Loved mum of Darren, Natalie and Diana. Mother in law of Kellie, Antony and Tony. Treasured Nana to Stacey, Jacinta and Carl, Carissa and Gareth, Harleigh and Zachary, Rylee, Jedd, Karlie and James, Toni, and Lochie, Georgia and Ryan, Rhys, Madeline and Aydan, Mark and Jade, Khris and Dave, Bria and Jack, Dayle, Stephanie and Clyde. Great Nana to Joey, Thomas, Ollie, Sadie, Paige, Blair, Kalani and Adalyn.
Forever in our hearts.

Pam's Memorial Service will be he held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, 30 Victoria St, Bairnsdale on Tuesday 30th August at 2:00pm. Wear a splash of sunshine yellow to brighten the day. To view a live stream of Pam's service please follow this link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCP86aCzjc1US0qjFQKnLVkg/videos?view=2&live_view=502

MITCHELL, Mrs Eleanor Joyce 'Joy'

Known to us all as Joy. Passed away peacefully on Tuesday 16/8/22. Wife of Len (dec,). Our Mum, Our Nanny Joy, the quiet achiever. Her gentle and generous ways will be sadly missed.

A Memorial service for Joy will be held at the St James Anglican Hall, Orbost on Monday 12th September 2022 at 11:00am.

RYAN, Mrs Erin Frances

(formerly Rawlings nee Reeves) born 23rd January, 1925 in Belgrave, Victoria. Passed away 10th August, 2022 aged 97 at Opal Gardens, Paynesville after a 3-year battle with cancer. Loved Wife of Kevin Ryan (deceased), Courageous and amazing Mother of Ken (Perth) and Denise (Bairnsdale) and to their spouses, Ros and Peter. Nanna to Kylie (Florida USA), Gareth, (Townsville) and Donovan (Perth) Vanessa and Troy (Perth) and Nanna in Law to Roger, Luisa, Cheryl and Susan. Fondly loved as a Great Nanna and Lola to 5, great grandmother to 6 and great, great grandmother to 1. A mother, a mentor, a role model An amazing woman who forged careers and living before her time.

Erin's funeral service will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, 30 Victoria St, Bairnsdale and live streamed to a further celebration at The Hub, Urana Street Jindera on Friday 26th August 2022 commencing at 2:00pm. To view the live stream please follow this link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCP86aCzjc1US0qjFQKnLVkg/videos?view=2&live_view=502

PHILIP, Mrs Ann Obre

Passed away on 15th August 2022, aged 89 years. Loved wife of Keith (dec). Twin sister of Bettine. Mother of Tim, Sylvia, Shirley and Rob. Mother in law to Porky, Rusty and Dale. Grandmother to her tribe of grand children and great grandchildren. Reunited with her beloved Keith, fishing off the banks of the Zambezi.

Private cremation

STIRZAKER, Mrs Thelma Lillian

19/08/1931 – 09/08/2022. Adored Mum of Debbie, Lee (dec), Kim and son in law Peter. Loved sister of Mavis, Les, Keith (all dec) and Valda.

Close your eyes for a moment, And imagine, The most beautiful woman in the world. A woman who could do anything, And did everything, With love and kindness. A woman who devoted her life Giving to others with open-mindedness. A creator, a maker, a baker, An Aunty, a Sister, a Mother, a Friend Who snuck the pets inside at night, To keep them warm. A Mother who gave her life, Devoted, Like no other. I see her, Clucking like a Mother hen, I hear her chuckling with her infectious laughter, The most beautiful Mother, That has ever been. Open your heart for a moment, Sit and feel The gentleness, the kindness, the caring love Of a woman Who could do anything, A woman who meant everything. Our Special Mother We Love You Mum xxx

Sincere thank you to Dr Daryl Smith, Home based Nursing and Carers and former Dr Kay Win.

EGAN-LEE, Mr Christopher Raymond

The funeral service for Mr Christopher Egan-Lee of Raymond Island will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, 30 Victoria St, Bairnsdale on Thursday 18th August 2022 commencing at 11:00am. To view a live stream of Christopher's funeral please follow this link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCP86aCzjc1US0qjFQKnLVkg/videos?view=2&live_view=502

POLLARD (nee Langlands), Mrs Clare Rae

Of Paynesville. Passed away after a very brief illness on 9th August 2022. Beloved wife of Peter for 59 years. Loved mother of Suzie & Aaron, Tony & Gerry and David & Kim. Loved Nan nan of Amy & Alex and Seth. Much loved sister to Stephen and Leonie and her late brothers John, Bill and Noel.

Private cremation.

WHATELEY, Mr Rick

It is with the deepest of sadness we announce the passing of Rick Whateley, aged 39. 21st August 1982 - 1st August 2022.  Loved son of Greg and Ros, David & Lynda (dec.) Beloved and hilarious older brother to Kara and Tayla. Uncle to Paige & Ethan You lived your own life on your own terms. Philosophical, compassionate and with whimsy. Forever loved and remembered by all. Reunited with Mum and Mama.

A Memorial Service will be held on what was to be Rick's 40th Birthday. We invite Ricks friends and family to celebrate his life and share fond memories. Sunday August 21, 2022, 1-3pm. Kewpie Bar, 376 Brunswick St, Fitzroy (Centre Room, Upstairs).  Casual attire as Rick would have wanted. If planning to attend, please advise David via text on 0418 516 324

BENTON, Mr Robert 'Bob'

Of Eagle Point. Passed away suddenly on the 5th August 2022. Loved husband of Robyn and father to Kerrie, Julie, Nikki, Kellie, Paul (dec) and Dianne. Step father of Bryan, Belinda and Anthea. Grandfather to all his grand children and great grandchildren. Loved by all. Forever in our hearts.

Bob's funeral service will be held graveside at the Paynesville Cemetery, Paynesville on Friday 12th August 2022 commencing at 11:00am.

BARR, Mr Raymond Maxwell 'Ray'

Of Orbost. Passed away suddenly on 26th July 2022 in Isisford, QLD. Loved husband of Veronica and father of Kathy, Mandy, Christine, Sharon and Syd. Father in law to Les, Tracy, Shane, Ricky and Susan. Loved Grandad of Bernadette, Geraldine, Grant, Darren, Tamara, Wade, Casey, Peta, Hayden, Jacob, Jace, Brady, Sharna, Kristy, Jessie, Jarrad, Nathan, Joby, Laura, Taylah, Cheydan (dec), Demi and their partners. Loved Grandad Ray to all his great grandchildren. Now travelling in the sky.

Ray's funeral service will be held graveside at the Orbost Cemetery, Orbost on Friday 19th August 2022 commencing at 1:00pm. To view a live stream of Ray's funeral please follow this link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCP86aCzjc1US0qjFQKnLVkg/videos

HOCKING, Mr Christopher 'Chris'

Of Lakes Entrance. Passed away peacefully on 19th July 2022. Loved father of Daniel, Simon and Ellen.

Private cremation

SIKRA, Mr Mato

Of Orbost passed away peacefully at home on 14th July 2022 aged 80. Loved brother of Jake, Lisa and Adam (dec) and a much loved uncle. At peace. Sadly missed .

As per Mato's wishes, he has been privately cremated.

COMMONS, Mr Arthur 'Charlie'

Of Orbost passed away peacefully on 24th July 2022. Loved partner of Alice and father of Greg and Raylene. Stepfather to Maxine, Vivien, Gary, Greg and Dianne. Until we meet again.

Charlie's funeral service will be held graveside at the Orbost Cemetery, Orbost on Wednesday 3rd August 2022 commencing at 1:30pm.

THOMAS, Mr David John

Of Bruthen. Passed away after a short illness at Maddocks Gardens Nursing Home, Bairnsdale on 23rd July 2022. Dearly loved husband of Barbara and loved father of Carl and Jodie. Father in law to Peter. Loved and adored grandfather of Stephanie, Phoenix and Ionie and great grandfather of Evie. Words are few, thoughts are deep, memories of you, we will always keep. You left a place no one will fill, we miss you Dad and always will.

David's funeral service will be held graveside at the Bruthen Cemetery, Great Alpine Rd, Bruthen on Monday 1st August 2022 commencing at 11:00am.

NEAL, Mr Malcolm John 'Mal'

Of Bairnsdale. Passed away peacefully on 22nd July 2022, aged 78. Loved son of Fred and Elsie (both dec). Brother of Graeme 'Jingles', Charles, Ian (dec), and Peter. Brother in law to Sheryl, Jan (dec) and Maree. Fondly loved by all his nieces and nephews. A life member of Gippsland Power and Bairnsdale Football Netball Club and an avid Western Bulldogs supporter. 'Go Dogs'

Mal's funeral will be held graveside at the Bairnsdale Cemetery, Forge Creek Rd, Bairnsdale on Friday 5th August 2022 commencing at 11:00am. To view a livestream of Mal's service please follow this link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCP86aCzjc1US0qjFQKnLVkg/videos?view=2&live_view=502

ROBERTSON, Mrs Elaine Lorraine Frances

Of Orbost. Passed away peacefully on Monday 18th July 2022 aged 77 years. Dearly loved wife of Bruce for 57 years. Devoted mother of Wayne and Barney. Mother in law to Cathie and Gail. Nan to Cody, Amber & Adam and Ashley, Daniel, Jessica and Aaron. Great Nan to Dilan, Ryan, Ava, Lennox and Patrick. Always in our hearts .

Private Funeral

CLEMENTS, Mrs Joyce Annie

The funeral service for Mrs Joyce Clements of Paynesville will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, 30 Victoria St, Bairnsdale on Monday 25th July 2022 commencing at 2:30pm. To view a live stream of Joyce's service please follow this link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCP86aCzjc1US0qjFQKnLVkg/videos?view=2&live_view=502

McCARTHY, Mr David John

Of Lakes Entrance, formerly of Altona, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family on 19th July 2022. Loved husband of Dorothy and loved dad of Bill and Russ and father in law to Sheree. Loved poppy of Ashlea, Jessie, Dean, Georgia, Taylor and Charlotte. Great poppy of Dustin, Reese and Billie. A beautiful man forever in our hearts.

David's funeral service will leave the Lakes Entrance Baptist Church, 141 Princes Highway, Lakes Entrance after a service commencing at 10:30am on Wednesday 27th July 2022 for the Lakes Entrance Cemetery. To view a live stream of David's funeral please follow this link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCP86aCzjc1US0qjFQKnLVkg/videos?view=2&live_view=502

BULMER, Mrs Edith Georgina Isobel

Passed away peacefully at George Vowell Aged Care Facility, Mt Eliza on 13th July 2022, aged 93yrs. Adored wife of Bunty (dec). Loving Mother of Robert & Lila, Howard & Sue and Rutherford (Ian). Loving Grandma to her 11 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. Forever in our hearts

Edith's funeral service will be held graveside at the Lakes Entrance Cemetery, Lakes Entrance on Friday 29th July 2022 commencing at 2:00pm.

PRICE, Mr Don

Of Paynesville. Passed away peacefully on 17th July 2022 at Bairnsdale Parklands Nursing Home. Beloved husband of Trish and loved Dad of Darren. 'Gone to his father's home'.

Don's funeral service will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, Bairnsdale on Wednesday 27th July 2022 commencing at 2:00pm.

SHAW, Mrs Victoria Lisette McDonell 'Vikki'

Of Granite Rock.  In loving memory of Vikki who passed away peacefully in her sleep. A loving powerful and passionate woman and an inspiration to many. A loving mother and wife, she has deserved it to rest in peace.
Loved and adored wife of Patrick and a loving and devoted mother to Etienne, Arjen and Annika.

Vikki's funeral service will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, 30 Victoria St, Bairnsdale on Friday 22nd July at 2:00pm. To view a live stream of Vikki's funeral please follow this link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCP86aCzjc1US0qjFQKnLVkg/videos

BAKER, Mrs Rita Margaret

Of Orbost, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Friday 15th July 2022, aged 93 years. Dearly loved wife of Max (Monty) (dec). Loved and adored mother of Suzanne, Christine, Maxine, Greg, Robert, Peter and families. 'Words are few, thoughts are deep, memories of you we will always keep. You left a place no one can fill. We miss you and always will.'

Rita's funeral service will be held at St James Anglican Church, Orbost on Thursday 21st July 2022 commencing at 11:00am. To view a live stream of Rita's service please follow this link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCP86aCzjc1US0qjFQKnLVkg/videos

BRITTON, Mrs Janice 'Neecy'

Of Bairnsdale. Passed away suddenly on 4th July 2022, aged 73 years. Loved wife of Kevin and cherished mum of Kevin, Donna, Dee-Anne and Billie-Jo. Adored granma of Danny, Mark, Taylah, Zoe, Sharnee, Alex, Jayde and Skye. Loved great granma to Bryce, Logan, Riley, Olivia and baby Tulloch. Cherished sister of Glennys. A lifetime of memories. Forever in our hearts

Janice's funeral service will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, 30 Victoria St, Bairnsdale on Monday 25th July commencing at 11:00am. At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the Bairnsdale Cemetery.

RICHARDSON, Mrs Patricia Mary

Passed away peacefully on the 9th July 2022 with her family by her side. Much loved partner of Ray and loving mum of Jordan.  Private cremation

BAENSCH, Mrs Janice Margaret 'Jan'

Of Paynesville, passed away peacefully at the age of 71 on the 8th of July 2022. Loving and devoted wife of Paul (dec). Dearly loved Mother of Kelsey (dec), Talees and Jileena. Respected Mother in Law of Craig and Paul. Loved and adored Nanny of Paige, Chelsea, Bayley and Brianna. “So dearly loved, so sadly missed xx”

Jan's funeral service will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, 30 Victoria St, Bairnsdale on Tuesday 19th July 2022 commencing at 2:00pm.

LONG, Mrs Joan Elaine

17/10/1929 - 1/7/2022 Loving wife of Eric (dec) for 63 years. Sister of Robert (dec) and Fay Gregg (dec). Loved and respected mother of Garry, Maree and Ian. Admired for her strength and gentleness by Sue, Lindy, Sam and her grandchildren Michelle, Leah, Steven (dec), Mick, Mandy, Molly, Ehrin and Ashley. Loving Great Grandmother of Kalvin, Isabelle , Zak, Zayne, Georgie and Tilly. A beautiful lady now at peace.

Joan's funeral service will be held at The Rose Chapel, Gippsland Memorial Park, Cemetery Drive, Traralgon on Friday 15th July 2022 commencing at 2:00pm. To view Joan's funeral service please follow this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nvvz099aYsM&t=189s

LAPEDOTA, Mrs Carmel Theresa

Of Lakes Entrance. Passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Tuesday 5th July 2022, aged 82 years. Loved and adored wife of Mario for 58 years. Much loved mum of Roy and Paul and their families. Rest in peace in the arms of the Lord.

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of the late Mrs Carmel Lapedota of Lakes Entrance will be offered at St Brendan’s Catholic Church, Lakes Entrance on Wednesday 13th July 2022 commencing at 2:00pm. At the conclusion of Mass the cortege will proceed to the Lakes Entrance Cemetery. Rosary will be recited prior to mass at 1.30pm.

CHATWIN, Mrs Joan Patricia

20/09/1932 - 04/07/2022. Of Lakes Entrance. Passed away peacefully at Lakes Entrance Care Community. Loving mother of Cheryl, Barry, Craig & Neil (deceased). Adored Nanna of all her grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren.

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of the late Mrs Joan Chatwin of Lakes Entrance will be offered at St Brendan’s Catholic Church, Lakes Entrance at 11am on Thursday 14th July 2022. At the conclusion of Mass the cortege will proceed to the Lakes Entrance Cemetery. To view a live stream of Joan's funeral please follow this link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCP86aCzjc1US0qjFQKnLVkg/videos?view=2&live_view=502

WATSON, Mr Noel Russell

20/12/1952 - 29/06/2022. Beloved and much respected husband of Lynda. Devoted father to Lisa, Emily, Samuel and Timothy. Father in law and friend of Michael, Afa, Kirsten and Monique. Loved Poppa of Jacob, Georgia, Zy, Makyah and Khasha. Stevie, Talia, Liam, Jett, Ruby, Manny, Myah and Harper. Very much-loved brother of Steve and Pauline (Darby) and Gordon. Brother in law and friend of Carol and Graham and Maggie (dec).
"For to me, to live is Christ and to die is gain" - Phillippians 1:21

The funeral service for Mr Noel Watson will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, 30 Victoria St, Bairnsdale on Friday 8th July 2022 commencing at 2pm. Private Cremation. To view a live stream of Noel's funeral please follow this link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCP86aCzjc1US0qjFQKnLVkg/videos?view=2&live_view=502

WILLIS, Mr Ronald 'Ron'

Of Lakes Entrance. The Willis family announces the gracious passing of Ron on the 19th June 2022 with the love of his life Barbara by his side.
A loving and loyal husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. Now singing with the angels.

The memorial and thanksgiving service for Ron will be held at the Lake Entrance Baptist Church, Princes Highway, Lakes Entrance on Friday 1st July 2022 commencing at 11:30am. To view a live stream of Ron's funeral please follow this link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCP86aCzjc1US0qjFQKnLVkg/videos?view=2&live_view=502

STUCHBERY, Mr Raymond 'Geoff'

21/10/1940 - 7/6/2022 Of Paynesville, passed away peacefully at home on 7th June 2022, aged 81 years. Loved husband of Beryl for 57 years. Loved father of Peter, Russell and Brett. Father in law to Karen, Kate and Am. Grandfather of Courtney, Sam, Beau, Kiara and Sharni. 'Rest peacefully now you are at home'

Private funeral No flowers by request.

COOK, Mr Thomas 'Tom'

Of Lakes Entrance, formerly of Neerim South. Passed away suddenly at home on 10th June 2022 aged 80 years. Loved husband of Lorraine, loved father of Karen, Tracey, Melinda and Bradley. Loved father in law of Gary, Tony and Chris. Loved Pa of 9 grand children and 15 great grandchildren. Gone fishing. Rest in peace.

Tom's funeral service will be held at the Lakes Entrance Golf Club, Golf Links Rd, Lakes Entrance on Wednesday 22nd June, 2022 commencing at 11:00am. Private cremation.  Please follow this link to view a live stream of Tom's funeral: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCP86aCzjc1US0qjFQKnLVkg/videos?view=2&live_view=502

SMITS, Mrs Barbara

The funeral service for Mrs Barbara Smits of Lakes Entrance will leave the Baptist Church, 141 Princes Highway, Lakes Entrance after a service commencing at 10:30am on Thursday 16th June 2022 for the Lakes Entrance Cemetery. To view a live stream of Barbara's funeral please follow this link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCP86aCzjc1US0qjFQKnLVkg/videos?view=2&live_view=502

CONDUIT, Mr David 'Dave'

Of Lakes Entrance, passed away unexpectedly on 4th June 2022 at Monash Medical Centre, Clayton. Much loved and cherished husband of Jan since 2017. Dearly loved father of Rick and Paul. Loved Pa of Jasmine, Ryan and Michael.
'Our memories we made together will always be in my heart'
Rest in peace my love.

Dave's funeral service will be held at the Lakes Entrance Golf Club, Golf Links Rd, Lakes Entrance on Friday 17th June 2022 commencing at 1:00pm. To view a live stream of Dave's funeral please follow this link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCP86aCzjc1US0qjFQKnLVkg/videos?view=2&live_view=502

MOORE, Ms Esma Rae 'Rae'

28/8/1930 - 8/5/2022 Passed away in Adelaide, SA, aged 91 years. Sister to Jean, Daisy, Georgina, Verna and Jessie (all dec). Rest in peace.

A graveside funeral service for Ms Rae Moore will be held at the Orbost Cemetery on Tuesday 14th June 2022 commencing at 11:00am.

METCALF, Mr John Thomas

Of Lakes Entrance, formerly of Latrobe Valley. Passed away peacefully on 2nd June 2022 aged 69 years. Loved father of Chris and David. Loving father in law of Sandra and adored Poppy to Jaxon and Cash. Forever missed.

John's funeral service will be held at the Lakes Entrance Golf Club, Golf Links Rd, Lakes Entrance on Friday 10th June 2022 commencing at 11:00am. Private cremation.

KORMAN, Mr John 'Rambo'

Of Paynesville. Passed away suddenly on 23rd May 2022. Loved partner of Rosemary (dec). Much loved by his family and friends. Reunited with Rosemary.

A funeral service for John will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, 30 Victoria St, Bairnsdale on Thursday 9th June 2022 commencing at 10:00am. To view a live stream of John's funeral please follow this link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCP86aCzjc1US0qjFQKnLVkg/videos?view=2&live_view=502

BURNE, Mrs Ann

Of Paynesville, formerly of Swifts Creek,  peacefully passed away on the 29th of May 2022. Beloved wife of Bob Burne, mother of Michelle and Brett Matthews. Grandmother of Karen, Ally, Tory, Rosie, Tyson, Taittum, Maddison and Tilly. Great grandmother of Mia, Jack, Milo, Riley, Logan, Grayson, Indianna and Alerah. Love you to the moon and back.

A memorial service for Ann will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, 30 Victoria St, Bairnsdale on Thursday 9th June 20202 commencing at 2:00pm. To view a live stream of Ann's service please follow this link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCP86aCzjc1US0qjFQKnLVkg/videos?view=2&live_view=502

STANLEY, Mrs Jill

The funeral service for Mrs Jill Stanley of Lakes Entrance will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, 30 Victoria St, Bairnsdale on Friday 10th June 2022 commencing at 11:00am. Private cremation.

PETERSON, Mr Reginald 'Reg'

Of Paynesville, passed peacefully into the presence of Jesus surrounded by family and loved ones on 25th May 2022. Dearly loved husband of Gaynor and committed dad to Don, Rachel, Chris, Dale and Fiona. Proud grandfather to his grandchildren. 'Faithful servant to Christ'

A graveside funeral service Reg will be held at the Paynesville Cemetery, Paynesville on Thursday 2nd June 2022 commencing at 10:00am. A memorial service for Reg will also be held at 2pm the same day at the Riviera Christian Centre, 103 Bairnsdale -Dargo Rd, Bairnsdale. Everyone welcome.

WELLMAN, Mr John (Walter)

11/12/47 – 21/05/22. At peace after a long battle. Beloved husband to Pauline Loved and loving father to Jackie & Mark, Lee-Anne & Matt, Steven & Vanessa and Buddy. Adored Poppy to all his grandchildren. Cherished friend to many. So dearly loved, So sadly missed.

John's funeral service will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, 30 Victoria St, Bairnsdale on Friday 3rd June 2022 commencing at 2:00pm. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Leukemia Foundation would be appreciated.

To view the live stream of John’s funeral please follow this link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCP86aCzjc1US0qjFQKnLVkg/videos?view=2&live_view=502

McDONALD, Mr Lindsay 'Herb'

The funeral service for Mr Lindsay 'Herb' McDonald of Orbost will be held graveside, at the Orbost Cemetery on Thursday 26th May 2022 commencing at 11:00am. To view a live stream of Herb's service please follow this link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCP86aCzjc1US0qjFQKnLVkg/videos?view=2&live_view=502

HALL, Ms Toni 'Grace'

Of Jarrahmond. Passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Friday 13th May 2022, aged 75 years. Loved soul mate of Kevin. Adored mother of 3, grandmother of 8 and great grandmother of 8.

Toni's memorial service will be held at the Orbost Golf Club, Orbost on Tuesday 24th May 2022 commencing at 2:00pm.

TASKER, Mrs Jeanette

Of Orbost. Passed away peacefully at Orbost Hospital on Friday 13th May 2022 with family by her side aged only 65 years. A loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother.

'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.'

Jeanette's funeral will be held graveside at the Orbost Cemetery, Orbost on Monday 23rd May 2022 commencing at 11:00am.

TAYLOR, Mr William Robert Edmund 'Bill'

1 April 1936 – 11 May 2022. Husband of Jan. Father of Julie, Helen (dec), Bill, Jim, Joe & Caroline. Grandpa Bill to Amelia, Matt, Sandro, Joey, Jessica, Abby, Jack, Will, Emma and Harry.
Farmer at Bete Bolong and Boisdale. Lover of the Bush.
Our thanks to Lewington House Omeo, for their care and kindness.
Skiing Bogong Forever

Private Memorial.

THOMPSON, Mr Alan Keith

The funeral service for Mr Alan Thompson of Orbost will be held at St James Anglican Church, Orbost on Friday 20th May 2022 commencing at 11:30am. To view a live stream of Alan's funeral please follow this link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCP86aCzjc1US0qjFQKnLVkg/videos?view=2&live_view=502

STEPHENS, Mr Norman 'Norm'

Of Lakes Entrance, formerly of Traralgon. Passed away peacefully at home on the 8th May 2022 surrounded by family. Loved husband of Dot and father of Robert, Helen, Andrea, Vicki, Ken, Sharon, Maryanne and their partners. Adored grandfather and great grandfather. 'You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough'

Norm's funeral service will be held at the Rose Chapel, Gippsland Memorial Park, Cemetery Drive, Traralgon on Wednesday 18th May 2022 commencing at 2:00pm. To view a live stream of Norm's funeral please follow this link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCP86aCzjc1US0qjFQKnLVkg/videos?view=2&live_view=502

TATNELL, Mr Donald James (Don)

Of Bairnsdale. Passed away at Alfred Hospital 24th April 2022, aged 81. Youngest son of Joe and Emily Tatnell (both dec). Brother to Ted (dec), Brian (dec) Barry and Norman (dec). Father and father in law of Debbie and Wayne, Michelle and Eric (dec), Wayne and Robyn, Dean, Don & Karin. Grandpa to 16 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. 'Rest easy cobber'

Don's funeral service will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, 30 Victoria St, Bairnsdale on Friday 6th May 2022 commencing at 11:00am. Private burial.
To view a live stream of Don's funeral please follow this link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCP86aCzjc1US0qjFQKnLVkg/videos?view=2&live_view=502

JOBLING, Mr James Gerard (Jed)

Passed away peacefully 22.04.22, aged 83. Father to Jeanette, Jason, Louise & Wesley. Grandad to Joel, Savannah & Matilda. Stepdad to Kelly and step grandad to Sam & Jeremy. Partner for 25 years to Sylvia. We love and miss him.

A Memorial Service for Jed will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, 30 Victoria St, Bairnsdale on Tuesday 10th May 2022 commencing at 11:00am.

BRIGGS, Mr Norman John 'Jack'

04/03/1924-23/04/2022. Passed away peacefully, Aged 98 years. Loved husband of Sheila (deceased). Father to Robert, David and Suzanne, Father-in-law to Leonie and Christine, Grandfather to 5 grandchildren, Great Grandfather to 5 great grandchildren.

A Memorial Service for Jack will be held at the Lakes Entrance RSL, Members Bar (Upstairs), Esplanade, Lakes Entrance on Monday 9th May 2022 commencing at 3:00pm.

WILLIAMS (nee Cooper), Mrs Elvie Margaret

Of Lakes Entrance. Passed away peacefully on Wednesday 20th April 2022, aged 91 years. Much loved wife of Bluey (dec). Loved and treasured mum and mother in law of Julie, Gaye, Christine, Debbie, Janine and their partners. Much cherished Nana of all her grandchildren and great grand children. Thank you for the years we shared, the love you gave, the way you cared. In our hearts you'll always stay loved and remembered everyday. Finally reunited with Bluey

Elvie's funeral will be held at the Lakes Entrance Golf Club, Golf Links Rd, Lakes Entrance on Monday 2nd May 2022 commencing g at 2:00pm. At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the Lakes Entrance Cemetery. To view the live stream of Elvie's funeral please follow this link:

HARVEY, Mrs Freda

22 April, 2022. Loving and caring mother, mother-in-law, grandmother and great grandmother who dearly loved her family and her many pets. She passed peacefully with family by her side, leaving a legacy of wonderful memories and will be sorely missed and never forgotten. Our lives were richer because of you ….forever in in our hearts,  Laurie, Jen, Colin, Twid, Nick, Nita, Andrew, Tom, Jack, Alex and River

Freda's funeral will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, 30 Victoria St, Bairnsdale on Friday 29th April 2022 commencing at 11:00am. Private cremation. To view a live stream of Freda's funeral please follow this link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCP86aCzjc1US0qjFQKnLVkg/videos?view=2&live_view=502

NAUGHTON, Mrs Theresa Mary 'Tess'

Of Bruthen. Passed away peacefully on 17th April 2022, aged 96 years. Loved wife of Mick (dec) and loved mum of Alan, Peter, Michael, Kevin, Faye and Ian. Mother in law to Liz, Pam, Karen, Bev, Richard and Alison. Nana Tess of 15 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren. Sadly missed by all.

Tess' funeral service will be held at St Matthews Anglican Church, Bruthen on Friday 29th April 2022 commencing at 2:00pm. At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the Bruthen Cemetery.

JONES, Mr Thomas Arthur 'Tom'

Of Orbost. Passed away on 9th April 2022 surrounded by his family. Loved husband of Jennifer and father of Glenn and Wayne. Father in law of Sharon and Andrea. Poppy Tom to Bridget, Katelin, Peter and Levi. Great grandfather to Daniel. Forever in our hearts

JONES. The funeral service for Mr Thomas 'Tom' Jones of Orbost will be held graveside at the Orbost Cemetery on Wednesday 20th April 2022 commencing at 11:00am.

LEATHAM, Mr Maurice James (Danny)

Of Orbost. Passed away at the Jessie McPherson Private Hospital, Clayton on Sunday 3rd April 2022 aged 92 years. Loved husband of Norma and father of Christopher (dec), Wendy, James, Robert, Colin and Tony. Respected father in law. Adored pop and great pop to many.

Maurice's (Danny) funeral will be held graveside at the Orbost Cemetery, Orbost on Thursday 14th April 2022 commencing at 11:00am. Danny's funeral service will be live streamed via this link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCP86aCzjc1US0qjFQKnLVkg/videos?view=2&live_view=502

STEED, Ms Julie Maree

Peacefully passed away at her home in Marlo. 9/8/1963-1/4/2022. Julz was dearly loved by her parents Pam and Eric (both dec), her sister Darlene, brother-in-law Paul and she touched the hearts and souls of everyone she met. Rest in peace beautiful girl x

Julie's funeral will be held graveside at the Marlo Cemetery, Marlo on Monday 11th April 2022 commencing at 1:30pm. Julie's funeral service will also be livestreamed. To view the funeral service please follow this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oiaQyqPs9eA

KRAJCA (nee Ivill), Mrs Aileen Mary

Passed away peacefully on 29th March 2022 at Waratah Lodge, Orbost aged 92 years. Born 5th March 1930 at Orbost. Much loved wife of Stan (dec) and adored mum of David (dec) and Annie (dec). Loved mother in law to Rhonda and Les. Loving grandmother to Nikki. Loved sister of Carmel (dec) and treasured aunt of Sarina and Raymond (dec), great aunt to Chantele and Rhys, great great aunt of Ren, Harriet and Ivy. R.I.P

Funeral prayers for Aileen will be offered at St Colmans Catholic Church, Orbost on Thursday 7th April 2022 commencing at 11:00am. At the conclusion of prayers, the cortege will proceed to the Orbost Cemetery. Aileen's funeral will also be live streamed. Follow this link to view the funeral service: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DbN9Kp6nJ9Y.

WELSH, Mr Harold Maxwell 'Max'

Of Orbost, formerly of Nowa Nowa. Passed away peacefully on 29th March 2022, aged 80 years. Loved partner of Betty and loved Dad of John and Helen. Father in law to Jeanne and Richard. Poppy to Richard, Nadine, Jack, Mollie and Max. Great Poppy to Mikayla. Much loved older brother to Glen (dec) and Barry and brother in law to Aileen and Helen and their families. Special friend of Brian, Helen, Tony and their families. Thank you, thank you.

Max's funeral service will be held at the Orbost Golf Club, 96 Bonang Rd, Orbost on Tuesday 12th April 2022, commencing at 11:00am. At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the Orbost Cemetery.

BARTHOLD, Mrs Anne Derisley 'Deri'

Of Forge Creek Road, Eagle Point. Passed away on 24 March 2022, aged 86 years. Dearly loved wife of Graham for 61 years. Much loved by her family. Mother to Geoffrey and David, Mother-in-law to Narelle and Lisa, Grandmother to Jackson. In the arms of Jesus.

Deri's Memorial Service will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, 30 Victoria St, Bairnsdale on Friday 8th April 2022 commencing at 2:00pm. Deri's service will also be live streamed. Follow this link to view the service: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lMJ_lkSCvQk

HUMPHREYS, Mr John

The funeral service for Mr John Humphreys of Paynesville will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, Bairnsdale on Friday 1st April 2022 commencing at 2:00pm. To view the livestream of John's funeral service please follow this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DxkPbFr-Gyk

BARBOUSSAS, Mr Nicholas 'Nick'

Of Lakes Entrance. Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family on Tuesday 15th March 2022, aged 67 years. Cherished father. Much loved son of Anna Mastropavlou and Constantino Barboussas (dec). Adored brother of Peter, Manuel, Katina, Marina, Valsamina and Konstandino. Beloved grandfather and great grandfather to many. To the world you were but one, to us you were our world.  'Go Pies'

Nick's funeral will be held at St Nektarios Greek Orthodox Church, 138-144 Major Rd, Fawkner on Thursday 31st March 2022 commencing at 11:00am. At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the Sunbury Cemetery, 88 Shields Street, Sunbury.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Cancer Council would be appreciated.

MINIKEN, Mr Paul Francis

Of Lakes Entrance. Passed away on 13th March 2022 after a short illness. Very much-loved husband of Catherine and father of Ashley. Step father of Barbara, Rachel and John. Grand dad Paul to Harry, Joachim, Ava and Matthew. Beloved soulmate and companion. 'Driving his Porsche or Mini to his hearts content'.

Paul's funeral will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, 30 Victoria St, Bairnsdale on Friday 18th March 2022 commencing at 11:00am. Private cremation. In lieu of flowers, donations to Mercy Ships would be appreciated. ( mercyships.org.au )

 To view the live stream of Paul's funeral please follow this link:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SngmvSH1Iy8

TOWNS, Mrs Edna Pamela

Passed away at the Alfred Hospital on 1st March 2022, aged 84 years. Treasured mum of Annette. Loved daughter of Rex and Enid Wait (both dec). Loved sister of Ray (dec) and Mickey (Lois). Sleeping peacefully after a short illness.

Edna's funeral service will be held graveside at the Orbost Cemetery on Thursday 10th March 2022 commencing at 1:30pm.

MORGAN (nee Ryan), Mrs Joan Rosalie

Of Bairnsdale. Passed away peacefully on 28th February 2022 at Sutherland Lodge, Bairnsdale aged 83 years. Loved wife of Glenn (dec) and loved sister to Gordon (dec), Donald (dec), Shirley, Patricia, Nick (dec), Judy (dec), Les, Bob (dec), Cheryl (dec), Pamela and their partners. A loved aunt and great aunt. Reunited with Glenn.

Joan's funeral will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, Bairnsdale on Monday 7th March 2022 commencing at 11:00am. At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the Bairnsdale Lawn Cemetery.

D'BRASS, Mrs Kathleen Laura

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of the late Kathleen D'Brass will be offered at St Mary's Catholic Church, Bairnsdale at 2pm on Wednesday 9th March 2022. At the conclusion of mass the cortege will proceed to the Paynesville Cemetery.

WARNER (nee Jeremiah), Mrs Dorothy Clara 'Dot'

Of Bairnsdale, formerly of Nicholson. Passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving daughters & grandchildren on Wednesday 23rd February 2022, aged 87 years. Dearly loved wife of William ‘Bill’ (dec.) Loving mother of Sue, Marlene & Heather and their partners. Adored Nanny of 8 and Great Nanny Dot of 18½. 'A special smile, A special face, And in our hearts a special place. A tender thought that brings a tear A silent wish that you were here.'

Funeral Prayers for Mrs Dorothy 'Dot' Clara Warner of Bairnsdale, will be offered at St Mary's Catholic Church, Bairnsdale on Saturday 5th March 2022 commencing at 10.30am. At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the Bairnsdale Lawn Cemetery. Please follow this link to view the livestream of Dot's funeral.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1RykTAWmFBI

VAN DER BRUGGEN, Mr Antoon

Of Lakes Entrance passed away peacefully with Viona by his side on Saturday 19th February 2022 aged 79 years. Loving partner of Sjaan. Adored father of Andrew, Lorraine & Viona and families. Special Opa to 9 grandchildren and Great Opa to 2 little ones. Dearly loved uncle to many nieces & nephews.

Pa, wÿ houden van je tot aan Nederland en weer terug. (We love you to the Netherlands and back again).

Antoon's funeral service will be held, graveside at the Lakes Entrance Cemetery on Tuesday 1st March commencing at 11:00am. This funeral will also be livestreamed by following this link:

McDIARMID (Reggardo), Ms Norma Betty

“Betty” Of Lakes Entrance formerly of Bairnsdale passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Monday 14th February 2022 aged 82 years. Loved and adored mother of Debbie & Alf, Wayne & Patti, Darren & Joanne and Peter. Nana Bet of 13 Grandkids. NanNan of 16 Great Grandkids and 3 Great-Great Grandkids. A never ending love. GO SAINTS!

Betty's funeral will be held at the Lakes Entrance Golf Club, 142 Golf Links Road, Lakes Entrance on Friday 4 March commencing at 1:00pm. Private cremation. Betty's funeral will also be live streamed from the Peter Murray Funerals Facebook page.

REIJERSE, Mr John

5-9-33 to 14-2-22
Passed away peacefully at Latrobe Regional Health after a short illness, aged 88.  Loved husband to Elaine (dec.) Father and father-in-law of Jannette and Kevin Langley, Louise (dec.) and Adriaan. Opa to Damian, Ricky, Cassandra, Aaron and partners. Great grandfather to seven. 
As the ocean calls you home into the arms of your loved one, we take comfort in knowing you will be at rest.

A memorial service was hosted in Traralgon and a private burial was conducted in Lakes Entrance.

MARTENYI (nee Howarth), Mrs Winifred (Win) Anne

11/05/1947 - 18 /02/2022 Daughter of Eva and Eric HOWARTH (dec.). Beloved Wife of George MARTENYI (dec.). Mother to Kristian and Erica. Loved Gran to Will, Cooper, Ava, Oscar and Heidi. Loved in life and forever after.

Win's memorial service will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, 30 Victoria St, Bairnsdale on Wednesday 23rd February 2022 commencing at 3:00pm. Private cremation. This service will also be livestreamed from the Peter Murray Funerals Facebook page.

BELFORD, Mr John Patrick

Of Lakes Entrance passed away on Tuesday 15 February 2022 aged 87 years. Loved partner of Joyce. Loved Father of David & Father-in-Law of Pauline.  Special Poppy to Jarrah & Zara.
A chapter completed, A page is turned, A life well lived, A rest well earned.

John's funeral will be held at the Lakes Entrance Golf Club, 142 Golf Links Rd, Lakes Entrance on Thursday 24th February 2022 commencing at 10:30am.

Private cremation.

FOX, Mr John Albert

31/3/1941 to 14/02/2022  Loving father of Colin, Wendy, Angela & Simon.  Oldest brother of Janet, Colin & Robert.  Loving and loved husband of nearly 60 years to Margaret.  Beloved grandfather to Madeleine, Carlin, Lachlan, Lucas, Liam & Chloe.  Doting Great grandfather to Eleanore and Kai.  Happily ignored by Pinot the cat.  He will be sadly missed by all the above and their partners and long remembered by all those who knew him.

John 's funeral will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, 30 Victoria St, Bairnsdale on Friday 25th February 2022 commencing at 2:00pm. Private cremation.

PUMP (nee Pascoe), Pamela Yvonne

Of Paynesville passed away peacefully on 5th February 2022.  Wife of Stanley (dec.) and sister of Brian.  Sister-in-law to Gwen and Aunty of John, Donna-Marie & Leon.  "My Little Sister"
Private Funeral

HAMBLING, Mrs Carolyn

Of Lakes Entrance passed away peacefully surrounded by her children on 5th February 2022.  Loved wife of Bill (dec.) and loved mum of Sonya, Kurt & Anita.  Nanna of 7 and Great Grandma of 6.  A brave heart, finally at rest.

A graveside funeral service for Carolyn will be held at the Lakes Entrance Cemetery on Tuesday 15th February 2022 commencing at 11:00am.

KAESER, Mr Malcolm Stephen

'Mal' of Lakes Entrance passed away peacefully but suddenly on 2nd February 2022 at Maddocks Gardens Nursing Home, Bairnsdale. Loving partner of Sandra and her family. Now happily bowling.

Mal's funeral will be held at the Lakes Entrance Golf Club, 142 Golf Links Road, Lakes Entrance on Friday 11th February 2022 commencing at 10:30am.

Private cremation.

MACMILLAN (nee Rands), Mrs Whenda Florence

Of Bairnsdale passed away peacefully at Bairnsdale Parklands Care Community (Opal) on Saturday 29th January 2022 aged 90 years. Beloved wife of Stanley (dec.) and Murray (dec.).  Loved and adored Mother of Kerry, Adrian and Milton.  Mother-in-law of Alan. Granny to Kylie, Brendan and Nathan.  Great Granny to Leah, Aiden and Logan. In our minds and hearts you will stay forever.

Whenda's memorial service will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, 30 Victoria Street, Bairnsdale on Thursday 10th February 2022 commencing at 2:00pm.

LINDSAY, Mr Bob

of Wiseleigh passed away peacefully on 2nd February 2022.  Loved father of Mark, Kylie & Chanelle.  Poppy to Max, Harper, Angus & Prudence.  Brother of Ann & Jill.  Loved and forever remembered.

Bob's funeral will leave the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, 30 Victoria Street, Bairnsdale on Wednesday 9th February after a service commencing at 2:00pm for the Bruthen Cemetery.

ROZYNSKI, Ms Pauline June

"June" of Bairnsdale passed away Tuesday 1 February 2022 aged 83 years.

June's funeral will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, 30 Victoria Street, Bairnsdale on Friday 4th February 2022 commencing at 3:00pm.

Private cremation.

FOENANDER, Mr Ivor Anthony

Our darling Ivor left us on 25 January after 90 years of love, laughter and adventure. Much adored husband and best friend of 65 years to Christine.  A wise father who was cherished by Laura and Damian and Celine. Special ‘Dad’ to Damian. Precious Pa to Cheryl and Craig and proud Great Pa to Sienna. Our family far and wide have been so lucky to have this great man lead us through the good and bad times with courage, dignity, humility and 

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of the late Mr Ivor Foenander of Lakes Entrance will be offered at St Brendan's Catholic Church, Lakes Entrance on Tuesday 8th February at 11:00am. At the conclusion of mass the cortege will proceed to the Lakes Entrance Cemetery.  This service will also be live streamed on the Peter Murray Funerals Facebook page.

HANCOCK, (nee Brooker) Mrs Elaine Catherine

of Lakes Entrance passed away Saturday 22nd January 2022. Adored wife of John (dec.). Much loved Mum of Linda, Carol, Fiona and John. Loved mother-in-law of Kevin and Elke. Special Nan of Tayla and Jordan, Cameron and Leisha, Brooke, Jenelle and Brett, Jeffrey, Beth, Jack, Courtney and Ella. Great-grandmother of Frankie and Albie.

Elaine's funeral will leave St Nicholas Anglican Church, Church St, Lakes Entrance on Friday 4th February 2022 after a service commencing at 11:00am for the Lakes Entrance Cemetery.

McCORMACK, Mr Thomas 'Tom'

of Kalimna passed away peacefully on 22nd January 2022 aged 93 years. Loved husband of Mary (dec.) and Maureen (dec.). and a great friend to June. Loved father of Ray, and stepfather of Mike, Rob and Brian (dec.).  Loved brother of John and Keith (dec.).  Grandfather of 11 and great-grandfather of 23.  A wonderful gentleman. Forever in our hearts.

Tom's funeral will be held at St Nicholas Anglican Church, Church St, Lakes Entrance on Thursday 3rd February 2022 commencing at 10:30am. Tom’s funeral service will also be livestreamed from the Peter Murray Funerals Facebook page.

Private cremation

THOMSON, Mrs Isabella Tonner

of Paynesville passed away peacefully on 22nd January 2022, Aged 83.  Dearly beloved wife of Jim. Loving mother of Dorothy and Stewart and proud grandmother of Hollie, Andrew, Amy & Christopher. For ever in our hearts

Isabella's funeral will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, 30 Victoria Street, Bairnsdale on Friday 28th January commencing at 2:00pm.  The service will also be livestreamed on the Peter Murray Funerals Facebook page.

Private Cremation

SANNA, Mrs Francesca Angela

"Frances" of Orbost, from Sardinia, passed away peacefully at Orbost Regional Hospital on Wednesday 19th January 2022, aged 86 years. Loved and adored wife of Frank of 56 years.  Much loved mother of Maria and Giovanni and mother-in-law of Harvey. Precious Nonna of Hayley and Georgina. You were an angel on earth now spread your wings in heaven.

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of the late Mrs Francesca Sanna of Orbost will be offered at St Colman’s Catholic Church, Orbost on Wednesday 2nd February at 11:30am. At the conclusion of mass the cortege will proceed to the Orbost Cemetery. The service will also be livestreamed from the Peter Murray Funerals Facebook page.

SMITH, Mr Raymond Peter

Of Kalimna.  Passed away suddenly on 30th December 2021. Loved dad of Les & Fiona (dec.). Loved Grandpa of Jordan & Brayden and Great Grandpa to Summer & Ivy. Fly high in the sky. Rest in Peace.

Private Cremation

McLEOD (nee Cochrane), Mrs Barbara Jean

Of Paynesville, formerly of Ballarat.  Passed away peacefully at home on 7th January 2022, after a long illness.  Loved and loving wife of George.  Loving mother of Susan Freckleton and Marlene McGuinness.  Grandmother of six and Great Grandmother of 13.  Adored by all.

Privately cremated.  A memorial service will be held at a later date.

WELLMAN, Mr Koby

Of Bairnsdale passed away suddenly on 3rd January 2022 aged 20 years. Adored son of Steven & Vanessa. Cherished brother of Tyler, Chelsea, Ben & Tillie. Loved Grandson of John & Pauline and Wayne & Judy. Loved Nephew of Jackie & Mark, Lee-Anne & Matt, Lynda, Sally & Travis. So dearly loved, so sadly missed.

The funeral service for Koby Wellman of Bairnsdale will be held at the Riviera Christian Centre, 103 Bairnsdale-Dargo Rd, Bairnsdale on Wednesday 19th January 2022 commencing at 2:00pm. Koby’s service will also be livestreamed from the Peter Murray Funerals Facebook page.

Private cremation.

MILLER, Mr Stuart Cameron

‘Stewy’ of Bairnsdale, formerly of Nicholson, passed away suddenly but peacefully on Thursday 30th December 2021 aged 87 years. Dearly loved and missed husband of Rosalie for 64 years. Loved Dad of Mark, Sally, Suzanne and Scott. Father in law of Tracey, George and Garry. Grandfather of 8 and great grandfather of 13. Loved dad and best friend of Stella. You can rest now Dad.
Private cremation

STIRLING-CARLSON, Mr Bohdi

Of Bairnsdale, formerly of Omeo passed away suddenly on 31st December 2021 aged 18 years. Loved son of Guy and Emma, much loved brother of Sian, Amber, Tiahly, Ryan, Zac, Asha, Pixie and Ruby. Cherished grandson to Reg and Kerry and Bill (dec.) and Lyn.  Adored Uncle of Alexander, Issac, Imogen, Billie-Violet, Ryan, Deontay and Hayden.  You were an angel on earth now spread your wings in heaven.

Bohdi's funeral will leave the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, Bairnsdale on Monday 17th January 2022 after a service commencing at 11:00am for the Bairnsdale Cemetery.

Bohdi's funeral will also be livestreamed on the Peter Murray Funerals Facebook page.

BROWN, Mrs Joan

The world lost our much loved Joan Brown of Orbost on Monday 27th December 2021, after a long brave fight with Motor Neurone Disease.  Loving Mum of Deb, Brian (dec.) & Ivan.  Mum in law of Steve & Tammy.  Beautiful Nan of Brooke, Dylan, Bib, Tyler, Sarah, Lauren, Amber & Jacob.  Great Nan of Penelope, Sapphire, Grace & Malik.  Adopted Mum of Marty, Paul & Jen.  Adored daughter of Celeste & Ivan (dec.).  Loved Sister of Lynette, Colin, Julie, Jock & Neville.

The graveside funeral service for Joan will be held at the Orbost Cemetery on Friday 7th January 2022 commencing at 11:00am.  Joan's funeral service will also be livestreamed from the Peter Murray Funerals Facebook page.

MACCUBBIN (Nee Robinson), Lynne

Of Kalimna passed away peacefully at home on 29th December 2021 after a battle with cancer. Adored mother of James, Sarah and Kate. Proud grandmother of Charlotte, Grace, Georgia and Jack. In our minds and hearts, you will stay forever.

Lynne's Memorial Service will be held at the Lakes Entrance Golf Club on Monday 10th January commencing at 2:00pm. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Peter MacCullum Cancer Centre.

As per the latest Department of health rulings, please note that QR code check in and evidence of double vaccinated status will be required for attendance at this service.

KELLY, Mr Robert Francis

"Bob" Passed away peacefully with family by his side at Lewington House Omeo, on Wednesday 29th December 2021, aged 76 years. Loved and adored husband of Gayle. Loving dad of Rachael & Laurie, Megan and Simone. Fun loving Poppy Bob to Ella, Jake & Tobi, Declan and Tarra & Leticia. Forever in our hearts.

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of the late Mr Robert Kelly of Omeo will be offered at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Omeo on Thursday 6th January 2022 at 1:00pm. At the conclusion of mass the cortege will proceed to the Omeo Cemetery. 

Bring your Bob Kelly Whip to 'whipcrack' a farewell to Bob at the Omeo Cemetery.
Bob's request was for neat casual dress at his funeral.

WEIGHT, Mr Timothy

26.10.1959 - 28.12.2021
Loving husband of Jayne. Adored father of Annabelle, Jonathan and Amelia and father-in-law to Robin, Tay and Harry. Wonderful ‘Fresh Papa’ to Lottie.  Beloved Son of Richard (dec.) and Jill, brother of Chris, Prue (dec.) and Lizzie, and uncle to all of their children. 
We were so lucky to love and be loved by you. A kind, generous, warm and intelligent man who leaves a huge hole in our hearts.

Timothy's funeral will be held at the Riviera Christian Centre, 103 Bairnsdale – Dargo Rd, Bairnsdale on Friday 7th January 2022 commencing at 2:30pm.

Private cremation.

FRIEND, Mrs Lorraine

Of Lakes Entrance passed away on 27th December, 2021.  Loved wife of Peter (dec.) and mother of Annmarie, Tony, Rod and families.
At peace now.

Lorraine's funeral will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, 30 Victoria Street, Bairnsdale on Wednesday 5th January 2022 commencing at 11:00am.

Private Cremation.

HOOD, Mr Leonard Ivan

"Hoody" of Lakes Entrance, formerly of Morwell.  Passed away peacefully on Christmas Day surrounded by his family. At only 72, Len left us far too soon. Much loved father of Jason. Adored son of Mayse (dec.) & Tom (dec.). Brother of Joan, Yvonne (dec.), Gary (dec.) & Lynette (dec.). Uncle to Brendan. Forever Missed

Len's funeral will leave the Lakes Entrance Baptist Church on Wednesday 12th January 2022 after a service commencing at 2pm for the Lakes Entrance Cemetery.

UNMACK, Mr Jack

Of Bairnsdale passed away on the 26 December 2021, at Bairnsdale Regional Health Service aged 92 years.  Loved husband of Lela (dec.) and father of Karen & Mark, Mark (dec.), Glenn & Rosanna, Bradley and Lisa & Zoran.  Loved Grandfather.  At peace with Mum and Mark.  Special thanks to the caring staff at Bairnsdale Hospital.

As per Jack's wishes a private cremation will be held and he'll be laid to rest at Castlemaine.

PORTER (nee West), Mrs Margaret Joan

Of Swan Reach.  Known as Mum, Nana, Marg, Margie, Maggie and Westy. Passed away peacefully with family by her side on Friday 24th December 2021, aged 71 years. Loved mother of Christina & Jeff. Sister to Jan West. Nana to Nicole & Casey, and Leah & Alana. Great Nana to Nate. Now At Rest.

Margaret's funeral will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, 30 Victoria Street, Bairnsdale on Wednesday 5th January 2022 commencing at 2:00pm. Margaret's funeral service will also be livestreamed from the Peter Murray Funerals Facebook page. Private Cremation.

EMERSON, Mr Nigel Christopher

Of Paynesville passed away peacefully on Sunday 19th December 2021, aged 58 years.  Loving father of Kendal. Adored son of Valerie & Tony (dec).  Loving brother of Graham, Allison, Matthew, Robert & Mary. Gone Sailing, don't wait up….

Private Cremation

HILYEAR (nee Kirkham), Mrs Margaret Beatrice

1/5/1921- 13/12/2021
Aged 100 years. Loved wife of David (dec). Cherished Mother of Dawn, Dianne and Warren and friend to Rod, Pete and Kerryl Proud and loving Nan to Jo, Mat, Sam, Alice, Tom and Steve and partners. Super Nan to Chloe, Walter and Byron. Remembered always.

Margaret's funeral will leave the Orbost Golf Club, 96 Bonang Road Orbost, after a service commencing at 2:00pm on Wednesday 22nd December 2021, for the Orbost Cemetery.

CAMPBELL, Mr Robin

Of Lakes Entrance.  Died on 4th December 2021, at Opal Lakeview Nursing Home, Lakes Entrance. Loving husband of Barbara (dec) and loving father of Kate & John and their families. Proud stepfather of Jocelyn & Stuart.  At Peace.

Robin's funeral service will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, 30 Victoria Street, Bairnsdale on Thursday 9th December 2021 commencing at 9:30am.

Private Cremation

MARR (nee Donelly), Mrs Lois

of Nicholson.  Passed away peacefully on Saturday 20th November 2021, aged 94 1/2 years. Loving wife of John (Dec). Loved and adored mum of Dianne and Jeanette. Mother in law of Mark and Graham. Nana to Alison, Ken & Nicole and Janice & Craig. Great Nana to Olivia and Lucas. Forever in our hearts.

"If mothers were flowers, you would be the one I'd pick"
Rest in peace my beautiful mum.
I will miss you - Jeanette

Mum, So miss the chats and laughs we had during my lunch breaks.
You will be in my heart forever - Dianne

Lois's funeral will be livestreamed from the Peter Murray Funerals Facebook page at 2:00pm on Monday the 29th November, 2021.

MAIDEN, Ms Nicole Victoria

14/07/1997 - 14/11/2021
Cherished daughter of Colin and Ellen Loved sister to Chloe and Alex.
Adored Granddaughter, Niece, Cousin and Friend
May you fly high and freely
Forever in our hearts.

May the winds of love blow softly,  And whisper for you to hear, That we will love and remember you, And forever keep you near, Our heart's ache with sadness,  Our secret tears flow,  For what it means to love you No one will ever know Forever loved – Mum, Dad, Chloe & Ash, and Alex

Our beautiful granddaughter. No words can express the pain and heartbreak of losing you.  Reunited with Opa.  Always in my heart, Oma

Private funeral

RENWICK, Mr Wayne

Of Lakes Entrance, formerly of Churchill. Passed away peacefully surrounded by family on 17th November 2021, aged 68 years. Loved husband of Karen and loved dad of Jason and Angela. Father in law to Melissa. Pop of Bryce, Monique, Aidan and Phoenix. Great pop to 'one on the way'. Beloved companion to Traveller. Now at peace, no more suffering.

Wayne's funeral service will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, 30 Victoria St, Bairnsdale on  Wednesday 24th November 2021 commencing at 11:30am. Wayne's service will also be live streamed from the Peter Murray Funerals Facebook page. (no link required).

BRADSHAW, Mr Christopher 'Chris' Martin

Of Orbost. Passed away suddenly on Wednesday 10th November 2021, aged 75 years. Loved and adored husband to Dian. Loving father to Leighanne & David and Belinda Pa to Annabele and Oscar.
To hear your voice, To see your smile, To sit and talk to you awhile, To be together in the same old way, Would be our greatest wish today.
Gone Fishin'

A memorial service for Mr Christopher 'Chris' Bradshaw of Orbost will be held at St James Hall, Orbost on Thursday 18th November 2021 commencing at 11:00am.

As per the latest Department of health rulings, please note that QR code check in and evidence of double vaccinated status will be required for attendance at this service.

HUGGINS, Mrs Sandra Joan

19/8/1958 - 01/11/2021  Much loved wife of Greg.  Treasured Mother and Mother in law of Jeremy, Kristen, Tollarne & Sam. Adored Nanny of Inca. 
Loved beyond words, missed beyond measure, forever in our hearts and memories.

Private cremation 

STORER, Mrs Noel Esna

Passed away quietly on 3/11/21 at 1.10am. Loving wife to Terrance William Storer (dec). Loving mother to Richard Scott Storer (dec) and loving mother to David Anthony Storer and adoring mother in law to Sally Storer. Loving, doting grandmother (aka Polly) to Jack Richard Storer and Jesse Hamilton Storer.
She will be missed by all who love her.
Now she can enjoy the eternal sounds of silence, undisturbed.
'We love you Polly.'

Private cremation

JONES, Mrs Barbara

Of Orbost. Passed away on 9th November 2021. Much loved wife of Keith (Dec). Loved mum of Heather & Joe, Keith & Lynn, Brian & Kerry, Gary & Kerry, Kevin & Leanne, Wayne & Heidi, Trevor & Carolyn.
Much loved Nan of all her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Always loved, forever remembered.

Barbara's funeral service will be live streamed from the Peter Murray Funerals Facebook page at 2:00pm on Tuesday 16th November 2021.

BAKER, Mr Ronald

The funeral service for Mr Ronald Baker of Paynesville will be live streamed from the Peter Murray Funerals Facebook page at 11:00am on Friday 19th November 2021.

ELTON, Ms Sue

Of Paynesville. Passed away after a short battle with cancer on 6th November 2021, aged 50 years. Loving partner of Robert and loved mum of Travis and mother in law of Kaylah. Nanny Sue to Karla and Cooper. 'Your body may be gone but your soul will be in our hearts forever.'

Loving daughter of Dick & Kath and sister of Karen.  Sadly missed.

Sue's funeral service will be held at the Riviera Christian Centre, 103 Bairnsdale - Dargo Rd, Bairnsdale on Wednesday 17th November 2021 commencing at 2:30pm.

Casual dress code.

As per Department of health rulings, please note that QR code check in and evidence of double vaccinated status will be required for attendance at this service.

HOOD, Mr Cyril Percival

Of Lakes Entrance. Passed away on 31st October 2021 at Opal Lakeview Nursing Home aged 93 years. Loved husband of Shirley.  Father of Grant, Julie, Susan & Craig.  Father in law of Jim & Rick.  Grandfather of Evan & Callum.  Finally at peace.

Private funeral

GLAVATI, Mr Frank

Of Lakes Entrance, passed away on 26th October 2021, aged 68 years. Known to many. A local larrikin. At peace.

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of the late Mr Frank Glavati of Lakes Entrance will be offered at St Brendan's Catholic Church, Lakes Entrance on Tuesday 9th November 2021 commencing at 2:00pm. At the conclusion of mass, the cortege will proceed to the Lakes Entrance Cemetery.

As per the latest Department of health rulings, please note that QR code check in and evidence of double vaccinated status will be required for attendance at this service.

JONES, Ms Rosalie Joy 'Roe'

Passed away peacefully surrounded by loving family at Bairnsdale Regional Hospital on Thursday 28th October, 2021, aged 69 years. Adored and loving partner of Chris. Loved and devoted mum of Josh & Leah.  Mother-in-Law to Anthony. Granny to Maddison & Jaxon, and Ollie, Lucy, Harry & Tom.

In lieu of flowers, a donation can be made to the Rotamah Ward via Bairnsdale Regional Health service

Private Family Funeral

SIMPSON, Mr Donald Kevin

A memorial service for Donald "Don" Simpson of Lake Tyers Beach will be held at the Waterwheel Beach Tavern, Lake Tyers Beach on Monday 8th November 2021 commencing at 10:30am.

As per the latest Department of health rulings, please note that QR code check in and evidence of double vaccinated status will be required for attendance at this service.

UNDERWOOD, Mr David Ian

22/08/1946 This much loved, talented, well respected soul died 26/10/21.
The conductor punched his ticket to leave the planet.
Please wish him well on his spiritual journey.
Private funeral arrangements.

KERBY (nee BARFIELD), Mrs Margaret Mary 'Margot'

Passed away peacefully at home on October 23, 2021. Daughter of Tom and Frances. Beloved sister to Beth and Kathleen. Loving wife of Mack (dec). Beloved mother of Anne, Trish, Peter, Phillip, Hugh and Ian. Mother-in-law of Ken, Marianne, Margareta, Donna and Robert. Grandmother to Matthew, Jeremy, Andrew, Emah, Rian, Hannah, Erin, Justine, Steven, Brock, Mack, Tamara, Brent, Callan, Katie, Amber and Marcus. Great grandmother to Aarre, Caleb, Corran, Paige, Paiyton and Matilda. At Peace with God.

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of the late Mrs Margaret "Margot" Kerby of Lakes Entrance will be offered at St Brendan's Catholic Church, Lakes Entrance on Friday 5th November 2021 commencing at 2:00pm. At the conclusion of mass, the cortege will proceed to the Lakes Entrance Cemetery.

As per the latest Department of health rulings, please note that QR code check in and evidence of double vaccinated status will be required for attendance at this service.

MATHESON - PIDGEON, Mrs Sandra Kay

22.07.1960 - 20.10.2021

Loved Wife of Stuart - "You are free to fly my loving butterfly.  Cancer may have taken you away but you will always be by my side.  Say Hello to Don & Bill".  Your loving husband Stuart xxx

Loved Daughter-in-law of Dot, Brother-in-law of Bill, Sister-in-law of Bill and Marika - "Your love of butterflies and purple are 2 of your favourite things.  There is just something magical about the transformation of a caterpillar to a beautiful butterfly. Your pride, creativity, wisdom and independence are certainly a reflection of you and your love of purple.  You are forever in our hearts and free to fly.  Until we meet again."  Dot, Bill & Marika xxx

Aunty of Brad & Dean - Time takes away the edge of grief but memory turns every leaf.  You will live forever in our hearts. Brad & Dean xxx

Due to current restrictions Sandra's funeral numbers are limited. If you would like to attend her funeral service on Friday 29th October 2021, please register your interest with our office on 5152 4596 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

READ, Mrs Margaret

Of Lindenow, formerly of Lakes Entrance, passed away peacefully on 19th October 2021 surrounded by loving family. Loved wife of Gary (dec) and best mum in the world to Debbie, Geoff and Michael.  Proud Nanny to Otis and Ayla
Together again with Gary.

Private cremation

HARMAN (nee Grant) (Wyatt), Mrs Dell

Of Bairnsdale. Passed away peacefully at Bairnsdale Regional Hospital on Friday 15th October 2021. Loved wife of Lindsay (dec) and mother of Rob, Peter and David. Nan to James, Kelly, Daniel, Shaun, Kimberley and Dixie. Great nan to Aspen. Resting in peace.

The funeral service for Mrs Dell Harman of Bairnsdale will be held at the Ensay Cemetery, Ensay on Monday 25th October 2021 commencing at 1:00pm.

As per the latest Department of health rulings, please note that QR code check in and evidence of fully vaccinated status will be required for attendance at this service.

MACARTNEY, Mr John 'Jack' Francis

Passed away peacefully at home on the 14th of October 2021, aged 96, surrounded by his loving family. Husband of Jenny Father of Evelyn and Glyn Brother in law of Jane.
No one will ever know how I much I love you, no one will ever know how much you mean to me. Now you’re resting peacefully and you’re watching over all of us.
'The point about it is this'

Private funeral due to the current restrictions.

MORRIS, Mr Murray Richard

Of Lakes Entrance. Passed away peacefully at home on 12th October 2021 surrounded by family, aged 75 years. Loved husband of Margaret and loved father of Sarah and Lauren. Respected father in law of Mark.  Adored Pop of Tara, Ava and Noah.

Muz, there are no words that could honour you enough. You will always be my hero, my favourite, my everything. I will love you always. Your daughter, Lauren

Muz, my mate. Thanks for all the laughter, joy and good times. A great dad, pop and father-in-law. Love always. Sarah

The Insurance premiums are in, the renovations are done. Time to rest now. What a wonderful 35 years we have enjoyed together. Thankyou. Yours forever and a day. Love always, Marg

'Until we all meet again'

Due to the current restrictions Murray's funeral service will be private. Murray's funeral service will be livestreamed from the Peter Murray Funerals Facebook page at 11:00am on Thursday 21st October 2021.

FOX, Mrs Marjorie 'Marj'

Of Lakes Entrance, formerly of Jeeralang Junction, passed away peacefully with family by her side on Wednesday 13th October 2021 aged 94 years. Life partner for 73 years of Jack. Adored and devoted mother of Jennifer, Wendy, Peter and Debbie. Mother in law to Ted, Beth and Brick. A loved granma and great granma.

May the winds of love blow softly, And whisper for you to hear, That we will love and remember you, And forever keep you near, Our heart's ache with sadness, Our secret tears flow, For what it means to lose you, No one will ever know.

Private funeral due to current restrictions. Marj's funeral service will be live streamed from the Peter Murray Funerals Facebook page at 2.30pm on Thursday 21st October 2021. 

LIGHT, Mrs Eileen

Of Orbost. Passed away peacefully on 13th October 2021, aged 84 years. Loved wife of Merv (dec) and loving mother of Gail (dec), Norman, Vincent, Jo-Anne and Noelene. Mother in law to Maryann, Trish, Geoff and Shon. Nan to 12 grandchildren and 26 great grandchildren. Together again with Merv

Private funeral due to the current restrictions. Eileen's funeral service will be live streamed from the Peter Murray Funerals Facebook page at 11:00am, Wednesday 20th October 2021.

JUBB, Mrs Ellen Catherine 'Nell'

Of Lakes Entrance. Passed away peacefully at Bairnsdale Regional Hospital on Monday 11th October 2021, aged 88 years. Loved wife of Mike (dec). Adored mum of Lyn, Stephen and Susan and Jenny. Nana Jubb to 7 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. Thank you for everything you gave to us. Finally at rest with Dad.

Private funeral due to current restrictions.

HINTON, Mr Robert Ian

Of Melbourne. Passed away peacefully on September 28th, 2021. Dearly loved husband of Lesley and loved dad of Robbie and Nicole, Russell and Julie, Ryan and Diane. Loving Poppy of Tyson, Jake, Ebony, Ethan, Bailey, Chelsea and Anika. Great Poppy to Margot.  Sadly missed

Private funeral

HARRIS, Mr Matthew John 'Thumpa'

Of Bairnsdale. 29/6/1977 - 22/9/2021 Loved husband of Meg. Revered father of Makenna, Zara and Ainsley. Adored role model to Shanae, Jackson and Jacob, Madi, Harry and Oscar. Cherished son of John and Janine (dec) and Andrea. Amazing brother to Brett and Bridget, Nicole and Ray, Kellindee, Brooke and Anthony. Grandson of Tom and Hazel (dec) and Bill and Gladys (both dec). Uncle to Sage and Finn, Rylan, Lochie and Jase, Arlo and Raff, Aidan, Kody and Harley, Mia and Evie. Nephew of Anne and Ian, Willy and Gail, Tommy, Gary and Heather. At peace

Due to the current restrictions, Matt's funeral service will be private.
A celebration of his life will be held at a later date.

GRAUER, Mr Leslie Ernest 'Les'

Of Lakes Entrance, formerly of Yinnar. Passed away on 25th September 2021, aged 96 years. Dearly loved husband of Judy. Loved father of Karen and Carl, Meryn and Nick, Phillipe and Ida. Loved Poppy to grandchildren Megan and Rohan, David and Marcello, Luke and Ashleigh and Matthew and Karla. Great grandfather to Joel and Sydney. Loved brother to Stan (dec) and Rosalie and Maureen (dec) Uncle to Jenny and Chris. You lived a long and full life and will live on in our memories. Resting in peace with his Creator.

Les' funeral service will be live streamed from the Peter Murray Funerals Facebook page at 10:30am on Friday 1st October 2021.

WANT, Mr Neville

 

Of Nicholson. Passed away suddenly on 19th September 2021. Loved husband of Betsy (dec). Loved dad of Rod and Leanne and father in law of Eleanor and Steven. Loving Pa to Matt and Erin, Aaron and Sarah, Sarah and Jarrod and proud great Pa to Maisie and Orla. Loved brother of Margaret and brother in law of Blair.
Reunited with Betsy

Due to the current restrictions Neville's funeral service will be private

TAYLOR, Mrs Dawn

Of Lakes Entrance, formerly of Melbourne. Passed away peacefully on 20th September 2021. Loved wife of Peter for 63 years. Loving mum of Wayne and Jennifer and mother in law to Lynette and Phillip. Grandma of Natalie, Melissa, Olivia, Geoffrey and Robert and great grandma to Matilda.
May she rest in peace.

Dawn's funeral service will be private.

BACKMAN, Mr John (Jack)

Of Eagle Point, formerly of Warragul. Passed away on 15th September 2021, aged 95 years. Loved husband of Fay (dec) and dad of Kay and Col; Chris; Robyn and Tony. Loved Poppa Jack to Joanne and Dave; Brent and Hannah; Ebony and Gav; Alex and Katie; and Justin. Great grandfather to Halle, Jagger, Cleo, Josie, August, Tate, Knox and Eden.
A life well lived.  Will be sadly missed.

John's funeral service will be live streamed from the Peter Murray Funerals Facebook page at 11:30am on Tuesday 21st September 2021

TARRANT, Mr Colin Robertson

RAAF 59666 9AFC Squadron. Passed away peacefully on 4 September 2021, aged 97. Dearly loved husband of Essie (dec). Loved father & father-in-law of Ray (dec), Doug & Pam, Rob & Sue, Greg & Gayle, Grampa to Rachel, Lachy, Clare (dec), Dave, Ben & Jack, great- grand-father to Harrison, Samantha, Scarlet and Emily. Reunited with Essie.

Due the current COVID19 restrictions, Colins funeral service will be private

PATERSON, Mr Alan Thomas

Of Kalimna, passed away on 21st August 2021 aged 85 years. A father, a grandfather and a mate. Rest in peace.

A private funeral for Alan has been held.

MORRISON, Ms Elizabeth Mary

Of Lakes Entrance aged 71 years. Passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday 25th August 2021. Much loved mother and mother in law to Bobby, Gary and Rachael. Cherished grandmother to James, Nick and Jordan. Forever remembered.

Due to the current restrictions a private funeral for Liz will be held on Wednesday 1st September.

STONE, Mr David Alexander 'Stoney'

Of Kalimna, passed away peacefully on 23rd August 2021 aged 75. Beloved husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather and a mate to so many.
'Stubborn till the end'

Private cremation

SIMPSON, Mr Donald Kevin 'Don'

Of Lake Tyers Beach, passed away peacefully at home with Yvonne by his side, looking out across the ocean. Loved husband of Yvonne for 59 years. Much loved father of Shane and father in law of his 'favourite daughter in law', Joyanne. Special Pop to Codee, Dylon and Skye. A sad farewell to a dear man and wonderful mentor.

Today is a day that I will never forget, I lost my best mate on this date, at the time of 7.00am when he passed, it will never be forgotten in my eyes. He was someone I looked up to and loved so so very much, he was my dad. We all have a dad, but this one was mine and I loved him very much and I'm going to miss him so much, and that starts now. RIP dad, I know you are in a better place now with no pain, and until we meet again, love ya pal x  Shane

Don's funeral details will be advised when available.

MARTIN, Mr Blake Richard Drew

21.04.1997 - 08.08.2021
Adored son of Paul and Vikki. Cherished and cheeky big brother to Makaela and Charlotte. Much loved grandson, nephew, cousin and mate.
To our beautiful Blakey boy, thank you for choosing us and for being ours. Although it was only for a short time, you have left us with enough love and memories to guide us through the rest of our lives. Wherever you are now - we hope the cans are cold and the fish are biting. Sleep peacefully, we'll miss you Boo xxx

Private funeral.

MOYSEY, Mrs Pamela Venn

Of Lakes Entrance, passed away on Friday 6th August 2021 aged 73 years. Beloved wife of Garry (dec). Dearly loved and adored mum of Scott and Darren. Mother in law of Nicky. Sister of Anita. Nana of Sarah and Olivia. Forever in our hearts.

Private cremation

MAY, Mrs Irene

Of Bruthen. Passed away peacefully on 7th August 2021 at Bairnsdale Parklands Care Community Nursing Home. Loved wife of Norman (dec) for 66 loving years and loved mum of Stephen. At peace

The funeral service for Mrs Irene May of Bruthen will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, Bairnsdale on Friday 13th August 2021 commencing at 2:00pm. Private cremation

CAUGHEY, Mrs Iris

Of Paynesville, formerly of Welshpool. Passed away peacefully at home on 5th August 2021.
Dearly loved wife of Angus (dec). Much loved mother and mother in law of Robyn and Jeff, Bryce and Anne, Maxine and John. Treasured Nanna to Martin and Kylie, Greta and Richard, Evan, Lara and Jamie, Ben, Pippa and Andrew. Special Super-Nanna to Mia and Will, Lily and Ty, Alex and Tim, Charlotte and Holly, India and Arabella. An inspiration to us all.

Iris' funeral service will be live streamed from the Peter Murray Funerals Facebook page at 2:00pm on Thursday 12th August 2021.

WARREN, Mr Desmond Leslie

Of Lakes Entrance. Passed away suddenly on Friday 30th July 2021, aged 78 years. Loved partner and special friend of La Purisima for 22 years. Friend, Father and Grandfather. Forever in our hearts. God bless you my dear friend.

Private burial

BARBERA (nee GALE), Mrs Valerie Lillian Elizabeth

Of Lakes Entrance. Passed away peacefully at Opal Lakes Entrance Community Care on Tuesday 13th of July 2021, aged 93 years.
Daughter of Henry James Gale (dec) and Stella Lillian Elizabeth Gale (nee Wells) (dec) Loving life partner of Joe and adored Mother of Jeff and Alan. Loved mother in-law of Jennifer and June. Dearest and adored Nan of Rhian and Troy and Nanna B to David, Belinda and Allyson.
To hear your voice, To see your smile, To sit and talk to you a while, To be together the same old way, Would be our greatest wish today.

Valerie’s funeral service will be live streamed from the Peter Murray Funerals Facebook page at 1:00pm on Wednesday 28th July 2021.

HILDITCH, Mrs Patricia

Of Newlands Arm. Passed away peacefully on Monday 19th July 2021 aged 85 years. Dearly loved wife of Ronald (dec). Mother of Michael. Grandmother of Alicia and James. Great grandmother of Aiden, Brock, Ruby and Liam. Dearly missed but not forgotten.

Patricia's funeral service will leave the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, 30 Victoria St, Bairnsdale after a service commencing at 11:00am on Thursday 29th July 2021 for the Bairnsdale Lawn Cemetery. Patricia's funeral service will also be live streamed from the Peter Murray Funerals Facebook page.

LIVINGSTONE, Mrs Maureen

Of Kalimna. Passed away peacefully on 10th July 2021. Loved wife of Bruce (dec) and loved mum of Tamara and Clinton and mother in law of John and Pam. Nana to Katie, Jay, Tosha and Taylor. Great Nana to Asia, Nash and Paige. Sadly missed by her Stella. A bohemian soul at rest and reunited with her loved ones.

Due to the current COVID restrictions, Maureen's funeral service will be private.  Maureen's funeral service will be live streamed from the Peter Murray Funerals Facebook page at 1:00 pm on Thursday 22nd July 2021.

BAXTER, Mrs Carol Ann

Of Paynesville. Passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Sunday 11th July 2021, aged 82 years. Daughter of Roy and Violet Adam (both dec). Elder sister of Chris. Loving wife of David (dec). Adored mother of Stephen and Alison. Cherished mother in law of Michelle and Mark. Much loved Grammy and Grandma of Jessica, Katie, Jack, Amy, Kimberly, Melissa, Anthony, Aaron and Mia, Ella, Lincoln and newest arrival Brooklyn. Forever in our hearts

Thank you for the years we shared, the love you gave, the way you cared. In our hearts you'll always stay loved and remembered everyday. Always in our hearts -  Stephen and Michelle

Forever grateful, Forever in our hearts  - Ally, Mark, Jack, Tayla and Lincoln, Aaron and Kristina.

Due to the current COVID restrictions, please phone our office for Carol's funeral details. Carol's funeral service will also be live streamed from the Peter Murray Funerals Facebook page on Thursday 15th July 2021 at 11:00am.

OTTO, Mrs Brenda Margaret

Of Lakes Entrance. Passed away suddenly with family by her side on Monday 21 June 2021, aged 77 years, at Bairnsdale Regional Hospital after a short and difficult battle with MND. 
Rest peacefully darling,   Kevin

CANNON, Mrs Vanessa

Passed away peacefully on 3rd July 2021 aged 69 years. Greatly loved wife of Chris, children, Joanne and Gareth and daughter in law Emma, grandchildren Lara, Tahlia and William Thomas. Nessie, you enriched our lives and you will be loved and remembered always by us and everyone you came into contact with. Our heartfelt thanks to all staff at The Mercy Hospital and ONJ Centre for the wonderful care given to Vanessa.

Please phone our office for Vanessa's funeral details. Ph 5152 4596.
Vanessa's funeral service will also be live streamed from the Peter Murray Funerals Facebook page at 1:00 pm on Friday 16th July 2021.

In lieu of flowers donations to the Olivia Newton John Cancer Wellness and Research Centre and / or Ryder-Cheshire Ivanhoe Homes low cost accommodation would be greatly appreciated.

THOMAS, Mr Terence Brian

Of Nicholson. Passed away peacefully with family by his side on Saturday 3rd July 2021, aged 73 years. Loving husband of Cheryl. Cherished father of Brian, Debbie & Jodi. Grandpa to Dalton, Ebonee, Zander, Amelie and Lily. Forever in our hearts.

The funeral service for Mr Terence Thomas of Nicholson will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, 30 Victoria St, Bairnsdale on Monday 12th July 2021 commencing at 11:00 am . Private Cremation. Terry's funeral service will be livestreamed from the Peter Murray Funerals Facebook page. It is Terry's families wish for everyone attending to wear a touch of yellow in remembrance.

PASCALL, Mr Leonard Roy 'Len'

Of Orbost. Passed away peacefully at Bairnsdale Regional Hospital on 30th June 2021 aged 77 years. Loved brother & brother in law to Mary & Joe (both dec) Harry (dec) & Myrtle , Pat & Merv (both dec)  and Gwen & Ray & Bob (dec) .  Cherished uncle and great uncle to all his nieces and nephews and their families. A great mate to all who knew him. In our minds and hearts you will stay forever.

The funeral service for Mr Leonard Pascall of Orbost will be held graveside at the Orbost Cemetery, Orbost commencing at 11:00am on Friday 9th July 2021.

DRUMMOND, Mr Murray

Of Orbost. Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family. Loved and adored husband of Jewels, loving dad to Lisa, Cindy and Erryn. Respected father in law. Grandad to 9 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. Riding his way to heaven.

The funeral service for Mr Murray Drummond of Orbost will be held graveside at the Orbost Cemetery, Orbost on Wednesday 30th June at 11am.

JOLLY, Mrs Loretta Monica

Of Orbost. Passed away on 15th June 2021. Loved wife of Henry (dec) and mum of Wayne, Leanne (dec), Steven and Debra. Nana and great nana to all of her grandchildren and great grandchildren. At rest with God.

Loretta's funeral service will be livestreamed from The River Church Orbost Facebook page on Thursday 24th June 2021 at 11:00am.

GAEDICKE (nee Paulin), Mrs Inge

4/3/1943 - 4/6/2021. Former partner of Lutz (dec). Mother of Suzanne and Andrew. Nanna to her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Rest in peace

For Inge's funeral details please phone our office.

COUNIHAN, Mr Brian Joseph ' Barney'

Of Eagle Point, Victoria. 19/11/1944 - 2/6/2021. Now free after a prolonged illness. Son of Jim and Cecilia (both dec). Brother of Bill (dec), Greg (dec) and Margaret. Loved brother in law of Marj and Robyn and a good friend of Margaret Fogarty. A loved uncle of James, Andrew, Catherine, Christopher, Jack and Nelly. Great Uncle of Will, Tom, Oliver, Cecilia, Lillian and Henry. Brian loved the Territory and he loved Gippsland. 'VALE BARNEY'

A memorial service for Brian will advertised at a later date. 

SPEEDIE, Mrs Betty

Of Lakes Entrance. Passed away peacefully at Lakes Entrance Care Community on Saturday 5th June 2021 aged 77 years.
Loved and adored wife of Tom. Loving Mum of Darren, Lisa and Jolene and mother in law of Dianne, Glenn and Shayne. Caring Nana to Mikaylah and Shaun, April and Tiffany, and Emma and Jacob.
In loving memory

BROWNLOW, Ms Robin Mary

Of Bairnsdale. Passed away peacefully on Wednesday 26th May 2021 aged 84 years. Daughter of Lesley and Denis (both dec), sister of Dick, David and Peter (dec). Sister in law of Sandra and Barb. Very much-loved aunt of Alexandra, Richard, Sarah and Edwina. Great aunt of Sophie, Camilla, Charlotte and Polly. 

Robin's memorial service will be live streamed from the Peter Murray Funerals Facebook page at 2:00pm on Friday 11th June 2021.

McNAMARA, Mrs Elaine

Of Lakes Entrance. Passed away suddenly on 21st May 2021 aged 82 years. Adored wife of Ian and loving mum of Allan and Debbie, Brenda, Glenn and Julie, Lyn and Paul. Loved grandmother and great grand mother to all her grand kids and great grand kids. Will be sadly missed, Always remembered and forever loved.

Due to the current Corona virus restrictions in place, Elaine's funeral service will not be advertised. Please call our office for further details.

HOPMAN, Mrs Lorraine Joyce

17/09/1954 - 24/05/2021 Dearly loved wife of Garry, loved and loving mother of Daniel, Rachel & Rebecca and mother in law to Sjaala, Ross & Steven. Cherished Nanny to Sjenna, Indyana, Kyan, Abby, Benjamin, Bella & Jesse. Adored by all that knew her. Forever loved.

The funeral service for Mrs Lorraine Hopman of Paynesville will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, 30 Victoria St, Bairnsdale on Friday 4th June 2021 commencing at 11:00am. Lorraine's funeral service will be live streamed from the Peter Murray Funerals Facebook page.

REYNOLDS, Ms Kathryn 'Kathy'

Of Bairnsdale. Passed away on 17th May 2021, aged 53 years. Loved mum of Sarah, Josh and Bodey. Mother in law to Adam. Grandma to Thomas and another on the way. Daughter of Joan and sister of David and Rohan. Loving friend of Jason. Constantly loved, ever remembered.

The funeral service for Ms Kathy Reynolds of Bairnsdale will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, 30 Victoria St, Bairnsdale on Monday 24th May 2021 commencing at 11:00am. Private cremation.

BROWITT, Mrs Brenda Joyce

Of Lakes Entrance, formerly of Traralgon. Passed away peacefully on Tuesday 18th May 2021 aged 76 years. Dearly loved wife of Peter (dec). Loved and adored mum of Anita, Russell & Jocelyn. Mother in law of Chris, Kerina & Carl. Special Nanny of Nicole, William & Tess, Alexia & Ben, Jacquiline & Jordan, Peta, Zachary, Corey and Josh . Cherished Mum & Nanny to many more. Lovingly remembered, memories & moments that will never fade. Finally reunited with her loved ones.

The funeral service for Mrs Brenda Browitt of Lakes Entrance will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, 30 Victoria St, Bairnsdale on Tuesday 25th May 2021 commencing at 2:00pm.  Private cremation. Brenda's funeral service will be livestreamed from the Peter Murray Funerals Facebook page.

COLE, Mr Bruce

Of Lakes Entrance. Passed away peacefully on Monday 17th May 2021 aged 93 years. He will be sadly missed by all.

A gathering for family and friends will be held at 'Wolonga', Kongwak at a later date. Please contact Peter Murray Funerals for details.

CUTTS, Mrs Teresa

Of Lakes Entrance, formerly of Sale and Boronia. Passed away peacefully on 14th May 2021 aged 69 years. Loved wife of Peter for 48 years and loved mum of Michelle and Jenny. Mother in law to Gary & Philip. Grandma to Robert, Natasha, Olivia-Mae, Xavier, Phoenix and Zoe. Till we meet again, forever in our hearts.

Funeral prayers for Mrs Dorothy McIntyre and also her daughter Mrs Teresa Cutts both of Lakes Entrance will be held at St Brendans Catholic Church, Lakes Entrance on Wednesday 26th May 2021 commencing at 11:00am. 

McINTYRE, Mrs Dorothy

Of Lakes Entrance, passed away peacefully at Opal Aged Care, Lakes Entrance on May 15th 2021, aged 95 yrs.  Wife of Tony (dec) and Mother of Terry and Teresa. (Teresa also passed away on 14th May 2021. And she will be with her mum). Grandmother to Patricia, Yvonne, Michelle and Jenny . Great grandmother to Damien, Jesse, Zarah, Odin, Robert, Natasha, Olivia-Mae, Xavier, Phoenix and Zoe. Your smile, laugh and friendly nature was a blessing to all who knew you.  You were truly a treasure, the best anyone could ask for. Good humour till the end. Loved by all. Goodnight and god bless, sweet angel.

Funeral prayers for Mrs Dorothy McIntyre and also her daughter Mrs Teresa Cutts both of Lakes Entrance will be held at St Brendans Catholic Church, Lakes Entrance on Wednesday 26th May 2021 commencing at 11:00am. 

PURCELL, Mr Patrick James

Passed away peacefully at Orbost Regional Hospital at 10pm, Tuesday 11th May 2021. Aged 88 years with family by his side. Former partner of Ella (dec). Father of Greg, Julie, Christine and Jenny. Grandfather of 12, great grandfather of 26 and great great grandfather of 2.  Now farming and net fishing in heaven.

The funeral service for Mr Patrick Purcell of Marlo will be held graveside at the Orbost Cemetery, Orbost on Friday 21st May 2021 commencing at 11:00am.

GODWIN, Mr John Payton

Of Eagle Point. Passed away peacefully at home after a long battle surrounded by family on 13th May 2021. Loved husband of Mandy, father of Robbie and father in law to Fiona. Granddad to Finn, Louella, Noah, Bailey, Harley and April. Katie girl will miss you.
A brave heart finally at rest. You are and always will be our shining star to guide us. Always in our hearts.

The funeral service for Mr John Godwin of Eagle Point will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, Bairnsdale on Monday 24th May 2021 commencing at 2:00pm. Private cremation.

EATON, Mr William James 'Bill'

Of Orbost. Passed away on Thursday 6th May 2021 aged 87 years. Dearly loved husband of Val for 64 years. Loved father of Suzanne (dec), Russell and Paula, and Heather. Special Pop to Jason, Hayley & Mitchell; Jacob, Lachlan and Conor and adored Poppy to Ryley, Rose, Alexander, Billy and Hazel.  A special person, a special face, a special someone we cannot replace.

The funeral service for Mr William ‘Bill’ Eaton of Orbost will be held at the Reflections Pavilion, Orbost Cemetery, Orbost on Wednesday 12th May 2021 commencing at 11:00am.

TREGONNING, Mr William Leonard John 'Bill'

Aged 73 years. Passed away peacefully on 22nd April 2021. William was dearly loved and will be sadly missed by many of his family and friends.

The funeral service for Mr William 'Bill' Tregonning of Lake Tyers will be held graveside at the Lake Tyers Aboriginal Trust, 1 Rules Rd, Lake Tyers on Friday 14th May 2021 commencing at 2:00pm. Bill's funeral service will be livestreamed from the Peter Murray Funerals Facebook page.

HEARN, Mr Ian Bruce

Of Nicholson, formerly of Cowra, NSW. Passed away peacefully on 29th April 2021 surrounded by his family. Loved husband of Cheryl. Loved father of Sarah and Kate. Loved Poppy to Toni, Keenan and Sophie. In our minds and hearts you will stay forever. Resting peacefully now.

The funeral service for Mr Ian Hearn of Nicholson will leave the Peter Murray Murray Funerals Chapel, Bairnsdale after a service commencing at 11:00am on Tuesday 11th May 2021 for the Bumberrah Cemetery. Ian's funeral service will be live streamed from the Peter Murray Funerals Facebook page.

MANNING, Mr Paul

The funeral service for Mr Paul Manning of Metung will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, 30 Victoria St, Bairnsdale on Monday 10th May 2021 commencing at 3:00pm. Private cremation. Paul's funeral service will be live streamed from the Peter Murray Funerals facebook page.

PLOZZA, Mr Bill

Of Paynesville (formerly of Morwell). Passed away peacefully on 29th April 2021. Loved husband of Margaret (dec) and dad to Kathleen (dec), John and Lynne, Anne and Ross, Mick and Peter. Loved Pop and Poppy Bill of Leonie, Luke, Claire and Caleb; Stephen and Kaiden; Daniel, Tyreece, Breanna, Shanaya and Shayd; Phillip; Jamie, Layla and Mia; Jacqui and Tim; Terri, Lee, Lola and Alle; Sarah, Sam Will and Ollie; Ben and Jasmine; Martin, Leanne, Chelsea and Clementine; Rob, Rachael, Zac and Zoe. Will be sadly missed.

The funeral service for Mr Bill Plozza of Paynesville will leave the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, 30 Victoria St, Bairnsdale after a service commencing at 11:00am on Monday 10th May 2021 for the Paynesville Cemetery.

ILTON (nee Priestley), Ms Melinda Mary

Late of Orbost. Passed suddenly on Monday 26th April 2021. Daughter of Bill and Mary (both dec.). Beloved Mother of Adam. Treasured friend and mother-in-law of Abby. Adored Ma Mindy of Oscar and Hamish. Cherished Sister of Chas and Laurie and Andrea and David (Skeg). Beautiful Aunty of Amie and Greg, Luke and Jackie, Hattie and Peter, Gemma and Tim and Maddy. Special Great Aunty to Zoe and Amber, Charlie and Ella, Phoebe, Lara, Jemima and Angus, Leila and Amira. Rest in Peace

The funeral service for Ms Melinda Ilton of Orbost will leave the Orbost Golf Club, Orbost after a service commencing at 1:30pm on Friday 7th May 2021 for the Orbost Cemetery.

PATEN, Mr Francis Ray 'Frank'

Of Orbost. Passed away peacefully on Sunday 2nd May 2021 aged 90 years, Beloved husband of Marie (dec). Loved and adored father of Vinese, Ross and Noelene. Respected father in law of Julie and Peter. Grandfather of Danielle, Melanie, Rhys and Rebecca. Jessica, Lisa and Taylor, Jordyn and Madelyn. Great grandfather of 10. 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 Francis 'Frank' Paten of Orbost will be held graveside at the Orbost Cemetery, Orbost on Thursday 6th May 2021 commencing at 11:00am.  Frank's funeral service will be livestreamed from the Peter Murray Funerals Facebook page.

MANN, Mr Anton

Died peacefully on the 27th April 2021. He was and will always be deeply loved and cherished by Amanda. Sincere thanks to all who cared for and supported Anton in the final chapter of his life. Anton was privately cremated as was his wish.
Vale Anton.

TRANCHINA, Mrs Maria Francesca

15/8/1931 - 27/4/2021 Born in Altomonte, Cosenza, Calabria, Italy. Died in Lakes Entrance, Victoria, Australia.  Aged 89 years.  Loving wife of Giocondo (George). Loved mother of Leo, Carlo and Cathy. Mother in law of Biggi. Nonna to Marvina, Michael, Philip, Chantelle, Marcelle, Maurice and Fabian. Great Nonna to Evander, Lionel and Eden. We'll remember you until forever ends. Peace at last

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of the late Mrs Maria Tranchina of Lakes Entrance will be offered at St Brendan's Catholic Church, Golf Links Rd, Lakes Entrance on Wednesday 5th May 2021 commencing at 12 noon. Rosary will be recited prior to Mass at 11:30am. At the conclusion of Mass the cortege will proceed to the Lakes Entrance cemetery. This service will be livestreamed from the Peter Murray Funerals Facebook page.

In lieu of flowers donations to Dementia Australia would be greatly appreciated.

HARRIS (nee Scott), Ms Joan Lillias

Of Lakes Entrance, formerly of Orbost. Passed away peacefully at home on Saturday 24th April 2021 aged 75 years. Life partner of Andrew of 34 years. Loved mother of David (dec) and Donna, Ian and Belinda, Danny and Sharon. Nana of Andrew and Amelia, Joshua and Emily, Tristan, Timothy and Benjamin. Great Nana of Connor and Shae and William. In our minds and hearts you will stay forever.

The funeral service for Ms Joan Harris of Lakes Entrance will be held at the Lakes Entrance Golf Club, Golf Links Rd, Lakes Entrance on Monday 3rd May 2021 commencing at 11:00am. Private cremation. Joan's funeral service will be live streamed from the Peter Murray Funerals Facebook page.

MATTHEWS, Mrs Ethel Teresa 'ET'

Of Bairnsdale formerly of Buchan. Passed away peacefully on 21st April 2021. Much loved wife of Roy (dec) and cherished mother of Julie and Tom, Susan and Roger (dec), Darryl and Judy, Gavin and Liz, Brian and Rita, Anthony and Wendy and Andrew. Loved Granny of 19 Grandchildren and great granny to 41 great grandchildren. A lasting legacy and a life well lived.

The funeral service for Mrs Ethel Matthews of Bairnsdale will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, Bairnsdale on Friday 30th April 2021 commencing at 11:00am. A graveside committal service will also be held at the Buchan Cemetery at 2pm the same day. Both services for Ethel will be livestreamed from the Peter Murray Funerals Facebook page.

PATSATZIS, Mr John

Of Toorloo Arm. Passed away suddenly on 10th April 2021. Loved husband of Serafina and Ba to Mary, Tina and Peter. Father in law to Amylo and Papou to Shaniah, Liam, Eli, Jairus and Gabriel.
'Looking forward to see you soon'. Rev 21:3-4

WOODWARD, Mrs Vivienne 'Fay'

Of Lakes Entrance. 31.12.1932 - 21.04.2021. Dearly loved wife of Ken (dec) for 62 years. Loved mum of Kim, Bruce and Heather and mother in law of Denise, Karen and Brett. Loved Grandmother to Greg, Murray, Thomas, Catherine, Jess and Alex. Great grandmother to Riley and Hamish and Maddi and Tahlia. A lifetime of memories

The funeral service for Mrs Vivienne 'Fay' Woodward of Lakes Entrance will be held at St Nicholas Anglican Church, Church St, Lakes Entrance on Tuesday 27th April 2021 commencing at 2:00pm. Private cremation.  Fay's funeral service will be livestreamed from the Peter Murray Funerals Facebook page.

BRERETON, Mr John Phyland

Of Lakes Entrance, formerly of Morwell. Passed away peacefully on 17th April 2021 aged 86 years. Much loved husband of Joan and much loved Dad to Max & Jo, Kerrie & Rick and Leanne & Peter. Loving Pop to his grandchildren and Poppy B to his great grandchildren. No more pain, In Gods Care. S.W.A.L.K

Funeral prayers for Mr John Brereton of Lakes Entrance will be held at St Brendan's Catholic Church, 40 Golf Links Rd, Lakes Entrance on Monday 26th April 2021 commencing at 11:00am. Private cremation.

BRAZZALE, Mr Giovanni (John)

Born Murari, Vicenza, Italy 11th November 1934. John passed away peacefully at home on Thursday 15th April 2021.
Loved husband of Margaret for 64 years. Father, rock and steadfast friend to his six children and their families.
Steven; Marissa, Malcolm (dec) and Michaela; Delma, Ian, Oden and Declan; Anthony, Louise and Annabel; Angelina and Fiorenzo; Nicholas, Dara and Oscar.

Death is not extinguishing the light. It is putting out the lamp because the dawn has come.

Funeral prayers for Mr Giovanni 'John' Brazzale of Lakes Entrance will be held at St Brendan's Catholic Church, Lakes Entrance on Saturday 24th April 2021 commencing at 11:00am. At the conclusion of prayers the cortege will proceed to the Lakes Entrance Cemetery.
John's funeral service will be live streamed from the Peter Murray Funerals Facebook page.

RUSHBY, Mr Geoffrey

Of Lakes Entrance. Passed peacefully on the 10th April 2021. Loved and loving partner of Kay. Loved father of Lee, Jacinta and Daniel. No more pain In God's care. Sincere thanks to the staff at Japara for their care and kindness.

A Memorial service for Mr Geoffrey Rushby of Lakes Entrance will be held at The Lakes Entrance Golf Club, Lakes Entrance on Friday 16th April 2021 commencing at 2:00pm.

WARHURST, Mrs Nancy (Laurel)

Passed away on Saturday 10/04/2021 at home in Banksia Peninsula, aged 68, surrounded by her family. Loving soulmate to Richard (Dick), adored mum of Corin, Silas and Jarrad and their wonderful partners and cherished nanny to Jethro, Sierra, Layla and Hendrix.

The funeral service for Mrs Nancy 'Laurel' Warhurst of Banksia Peninsula will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, Bairnsdale on Friday 23rd April 2021 commencing at 1:00pm. Private cremation. Laurel's funeral service will also be livestreamed. (Please contact the family or Peter Murray Funerals for details.)

In lieu of flowers donations to Fred Hollows Foundation would be greatly appreciated.

BYERS, Mr Bruce 'Butch'

Of Paynesville. Passed away peacefully on Wednesday 31/03/2021 at 82 years. Adored son of Ken and Sue (deceased) Much loved Dad of Pauline, Belinda and Glenn. Fun loving Pop to his treasured grandchildren. He will be sadly missed always remembered and forever loved. Deepest gratitude to the staff at Paynesville Gardens Care Community & Dr. Bob Irungu.

A graveside funeral service for Mr Bruce Byers of Paynesville will be held at the Paynesville Cemetery, Paynesville on Friday 9th April 2021 commencing at 11:30am. This service will be livestreamed from the Peter Murray Funerals Facebook page.

WELLINGTON, Mr Michael Norman Stephen

Aged 76. Peacefully passed away on Tuesday 23rd March 2021 at his home in Wombat Creek. Much loved father of Karen, Robert, Kerri and Jason. Cherished grandfather to Emily, Jacob, Daniel, Aidan, Ethan, Noah, Jonah, Ashton and Kieran. Always the joker, forever the talker. You will be sadly missed Micky. Up the Pies!

Funeral prayers for Mr Michael Wellington of Wombat Creek will be held at St Colman's Catholic Church, Orbost on Wednesday 7th April 2021 commencing at 2:00pm. Private cremation.

WALKER, Ms Cherie

Of Paynesville. Passed away peacefully on 21st March 2021 surrounded by her family. Loved mum of Denise, Lorraine, Rhonda and Paul. Mother in law to Stuart and Karen. Nan to Jake, Michelle, Emily, Luke, Benjamin, Brooke and Stevie. Great Nan of Hazel, Jude, Zayden, Eve and Osher. Drinking a wine with the angels.
"We can't thank the staff at Opal Paynesville enough for the love and care they have given our mum for the last 9 years."

The funeral service for Ms Cherie Walker of Paynesville will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, 30 Victoria St, Bairnsdale on Friday 26th March 2021 commencing at 11:00am. Private cremation.

MORISON, Mr William Leslie 'Bill'

5/3/1944 - 10/3/2021   Sadly passed away after a long illness. Bill now is now at rest with no more suffering.
Loved Son, Companion and Brother.  Son of Bill and Alma (both dec), companion of Brian Foubister, brother of Pam and Terry McGurk (N.Z), Carol and Phillip Proctor (both dec) and Sylvia Gray. Uncle and great uncle of many.
A tireless worker in the community and on many committees. Will be sorely missed.

The memorial service for Mr William 'Bill' Morison of Lakes Entrance will be held at the Lakes Entrance Golf Club on Monday 29th March 2021 commencing at 2:00pm.

SCHOLL, Mr David Karl (Curl)

6/5/1965 -11/3/2021  Our beloved David passed away peacefully in his sleep. Best friend, soulmate and husband to Andrea (Wee). Father and mate to Benjamin and Caillin. Fly high like an eagle!

A celebration of David's life will be held at a later date. 

ASHWORTH, Mr Keith

A memorial service for Mr Keith 'Ashee' Ashworth of Metung will be held at the Metung Yacht Club, Metung on Friday 19th March 2021 commencing at 2.30pm.

LITTLE, Mr Don

Of Nicholson, formerly of Traralgon. Passed away peacefully on 11th March 2021 aged 89 years. Loved husband of Shirley for 66 years. Father of Saul (Russ), Susan and Christine. Father in law to Ken and Warren. Grandpa of Daniel, Leigh, Wade, Anne-Maree, Jacylnn, Stephanie, Brittany and Amy. Great grandfather of Elli, Mackenzie, Lorelai, Riley, Amelia, Michael, Charlotte, Annalyn, Kaydence, Tyler, Levi, Sam, Lucas, Sophie, Lucy, Knox and Mason. A true gentleman

The funeral service for Mr Don Little of Nicholson will leave the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, 30 Victoria St, Bairnsdale after a service commencing at 11:00am on Friday 19th March 2021 for the Bumberrah Cemetery. This service will be livestreamed from the Peter Murray Funerals Facebook page.

DOUNAN, Mr Colin

Of Orbost passed away on 5th March 2021. Loved husband of Helen and Dad of Colleen and Michelle. Poppa Col to Brynie, Shayna and Jonah. Finally at peace.
In accordance with Colin's wishes a private cremation has been held.

GRIFFIN, Mrs Kathleen 'Kath'

A graveside committal service for Mrs Kathleen 'Kath' Griffin of Jerilderie, N.S.W, formerly of Bairnsdale will be held at the Bairnsdale Cemetery on Wednesday 17th March 2021 commencing at 2:00pm.

RICHARDSON (nee Nixon), Mrs Heather Catherine

Of Bete Bolong, aged 85 years. Passed away Sunday March 7, 2021 at home. Wife of Gil Richardson. Mother/Mother-in-law to John and Mandy Richardson, Sue and Kevin Legge, Katy and Jan Radic and Marion Seal (predeceased).

The funeral service for Mrs Heather Richardson of Bete Bolong will be a private service due to current COVID19 restrictions. The service will be livestreamed from the Peter Murray Funerals Facebook page at 11:00am on Monday 15th March 2021. The family would like to extend an invitation to Heather's friends to join them in sharing memories of her life over a light lunch, at 12.30pm at the Orbost Golf Club. If you would like to view the livestream from the Golf Club you are welcome to attend for the 11:00am service streaming.

SCOTT, Mr David George

Of Orbost. Passed away peacefully with Barbara by his side on Tuesday 2nd March 2021, aged 92 years. Loved and adored husband of Barbara, together for 58 years. Death will not depart us, or distance divide. Forever and always you will be by my side.

The memorial service for Mr David Scott of Orbost will be held in the 'Reflections' pavilion at the Orbost Cemetery on Thursday 11th March 2021 commencing at 1:00pm. This service will be live streamed from the Peter Murray Funerals Facebook page.

WILKIE, Miss Ellen

Of Lakes Entrance. Passed away unexpectedly and suddenly on 13th February 2021. Much loved soul mate and best friend of Ryan and loving mother of Jake, Hannah, Oscar, Violet, Layla and Isabella. Mother in law to Brianna. Loved sister of Lucas and Daughter of Steven and Joanne (dec).

"Ellen was my high school sweetheart of 25 years since I was 15 and the mother of our 6 beautiful children, Jake, Hannah, Oscar, Violet, Layla and Isabella. Our hearts will never be full the way they were. You will be forever loved and never forgotten, the memories we all share will be forever in our hearts. Love you forever and always, Bub and the kids."

The funeral service for Miss Ellen Wilkie of Lakes Entrance will be held at the Lakes Entrance Golf Club, Golf Links Rd, Lakes Entrance on Friday 5th March 2021 commencing at 11:00am. Private cremation. Please note that if social distancing requirements cannot be met whilst in the venue, face masks will be required.

HENDERSON, Mrs Shirley Marie 'Nonnie'

Passed away quietly in her sleep on the 17th February 2021. Loving wife of Neville (dec). Mother of Andy, Pete and Annie. Beloved mother, grandmother and great grandmother. 'No fuss Nonnie till the end.'

Shirley's life will be celebrated at a private family gathering.

WRIGHT, Mr Don

Of Nicholson, formerly of Yallourn. Passed away peacefully on Friday 12 February, 2021 aged 82 years. Loving husband of Liz. Adored father and father-in-law of Liesl & Gerald, Donna & Peter. Much loved grandpa of Madeline, Lachlan, Ella-Grace, Jordan & Campbell. Constantly loved, ever remembered

The funeral service for Mr Don Wright of Nicholson will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, 30 Victoria St, Bairnsdale on Friday 26th February 2021 commencing at 10:00am. A committal service for Don will be held at the Hazelwood Cemetery, Hazelwood commencing at 2pm, the same day. The chapel service component of Don's funeral will be livestreamed from the Peter Murray Funerals Facebook page.

BEVERIDGE, Ms Robyn

Of Lakes Entrance. Passed away peacefully on 5th February 2021 at Opal Lakeview Nursing Home. Loving mum of Julie, John (dec), Anthony and Wendy. Mother in law to Dave, Deanne and Gavin. Loved Nan of Ben, Laura, Tommy, Shanelle, James, Josie and Sarah. Taken from us too soon. Forever in our hearts.

The funeral service for Ms Robyn Beveridge of Lakes Entrance will be held at the Lakes Entrance Golf Club, Lakes Entrance on Friday 12th February 2021 commencing at 11:00am. Robyn's funeral service will also be livestreamed from the Peter Murray Funerals Facebook page.

BROWNE, Mrs Diane

Of Bairnsdale. Passed away suddenly on 31st January 2021. Loved wife of Max (dec) and mother of Tony and Helen (dec). Mother in law to Bridget and Rodney. Nana of Melia, Declan, Nick and Jess. Together again with Max and Helen.

The funeral service for Mrs Diane Brown of Bairnsdale will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, Bairnsdale on Monday 8th February 2021 commencing at 11:00am. Private cremation. Diane's funeral service will be livestreamed from the Peter Murray Funerals Facebook page.

ARMSTRONG, Mrs Grace Thelma

Of Lakes Entrance. Passed away peacefully on Friday 18th December 2020 aged 94 years. Dearly loved wife of Charles (dec). Loved and adored mother of Leon, Phillip, Graeme, Suzanne (dec) and David. Loved grandmother and great grandmother. Rest in peace.

The Memorial service for Mrs Grace Armstrong of Lakes Entrance will be held at the Lakes Entrance Golf Club, Golf Links Rd, Lakes Entrance  on Thursday 11th February 2021 commencing at 11:00am. Grace's Memorial Service will be livestreamed from the Peter Murray Funerals Facebook page.

McPHEE, Mr Gilbert Boyd

Of Lakes Entrance, formerly of Yallourn. Passed away peacefully on 31st January 2021 at Lakes Entrance Aged Care. Age 89. Loved and adored Husband of Beverley. Dearly loved Father of Boyd & Ruth, Gilianne & Fiu, and Sherrie. Cherished Pa of Nicola, Alec, Melanie & Jarryd, Jessica & Rob, Brodie, Ainslee and Ethan. Adored Great-grandfather of Jethro, Harley, Patrick and Elouise. Loving son of Thomas & Dorothy McPhee (both dec.) Loved brother of Pamela (dec.) and Beverley. Brother-in-law of George.  Forever in our hearts. Such fond family memories. The family would like to express gratitude to the caring staff at Japara Lakes Entrance Aged Care

The funeral service to celebrate the life of Mr Gilbert McPhee of Lakes Entrance will be held at the Lakes Entrance Golf Club, Golf Links Rd, Lakes Entrance on Tuesday 9th February commencing at 2.30pm. A final farewell at will be held at the Moe Memorial Park Cemetery on Wednesday 10th February at 11am. Gilbert's funeral service will be livestreamed from the Peter Murray Funerals Facebook page.

MITCHELL, Mrs Jean

Of Lucknow, formerly of Ferntree Gully. Passed away peacefully on 26th January 2021. Loved wife of Ian and mother of Serena and Sarah. Mother in law to Malcom and Ben. Grandmother to Robert and Malina. Loved and missed by all.

The funeral service for Mrs Jean Mitchell of Lucknow will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, Bairnsdale on Monday 8th February 2021 commencing at 2:00pm. Private cremation. Jean's funeral service will also be livestreamed from the Peter Murray Funerals Facebook page.

TASSELL (nee Maroney), Mrs Pearl Alicia

Formerly of Paynesville and Shearwater Apartments, Mornington. It is with much sadness that Pearl passed away peacefully on 22/1/2021, under the compassionate care of Warrina Aged Care, New Gisborne. Vic. One month short of her 97th birthday. Cherished and loving mother of Cheryl and Lyall (dec), Stepmother of Virginia (James) and Bruce (dec) and Ian (Tassell) Adored Mother in law of Bruce and dear friend to Patricia. Wife of Vernon James (dec) and Vivian Tassell (dec). Beloved partner of Ian Petherick (dec). Eldest child of six to Alice and David Maroney (both dec). Survived by brother Paul. Much loved and dearly missed by her many Grandchildren, Great Grandchildren and her extended family. To be reunited with her adoring Ian at Paynesville.

The funeral service for Mrs Pearl Tassell will be held graveside at the Paynesville Cemetery, Paynesville on Thursday 4th February 2021 commencing at 2:00pm

CROFTS (nee Joiner), Mrs Rosalie Clara

25/3/1928 – 26/1/2021
Rosalie passed away peacefully at Louella’s home in Newmerella, aged 92, on January 26, 2021.  Rosalie was surrounded by so much love and family members providing kind and compassionate care in her last days and hours.  Loved and adored wife of Max.  Unforgettable and cherished mother of Russell and Louella.  Treasured mother-in-law of Karlene and Frank (dec).  Special friend to Colin.  A much-loved grandmother (Nan) to Meagan, Brett, Richard, Wayne, Kim and Amy.  Loved just as much by their partners, Dino, Kelly, Jane, Leah, Tony and Tim.  Also, loved and cherished by all 17 great grandchildren – Jay, Kyle, Sophie, Toby, Scout, Caleb, Jase, Lily, Evie, Hayden and fiancé Taylah, Lachlan, Hailey, Todd, Jessica, Tayla, Skye and Mitchell.

In our hearts you will always stay, loved and remembered every day.  Words are few, thoughts are deep, memories of you we will always keep. You left a place no one can fill. We miss you and always will.  A beautiful lady now resting peacefully.

The funeral service for Mrs Rosalie Crofts will be held graveside at the Orbost Cemetery, Orbost on Monday 1st February 2021 commencing at 11:00am. Rosalie's funeral service will be livestreamed from the Peter Murray Funerals Facebook page.

COSSE`, Mr Jan Frederick

Of Calulu, Victoria formerly of Hornsby, NSW. Passed away quietly at Sutherland Lodge on January 13th 2021. Beloved husband of Toos (dec) of almost 70 years. Father of Donrita and Andette. Father in law to Peter and Darren. Opa of Josiah Peter (dec), Aaron, Nicholas, Isaac, Jerôme, Mariette, Josiah, Patrick, Holly, Aiden and Evan. Opi to Joshua, Matthew, Gwendolyn, Zachariah and Theodore. Finally reunited with Toos (Kitty)

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of the late Mr Jan Cossé of Calulu will be offered at St Mary's Catholic Church, Bairnsdale on Friday 22nd January 2021 commencing at 2:00pm. Private cremation.

Mass will be livestreamed from the Peter Murray Funerals Facebook page. To view Jan's funeral mass please click on th following link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aDR7mhmSy5c&feature=youtu.be.

A final committal service for Jan and Kitty will also be held in Sydney at a future date.

PHELAN, Mr Dennis 'Danny'

Of Bairnsdale. Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on Wednesday 13th January 2021, aged 88 years. Loved husband of Irene. Much loved and adored dad of Peter, Dean and Megan, Louise and David and Jamie. Special Poppy to Kael, Brady and Amity and Jesse and Simone. Resting peacefully.

Funeral prayers to celebrate the life of Mr Dennis 'Danny' Phelan of Bairnsdale will be held at St Mary's Catholic Church, Bairnsdale on Friday 22nd January 2021 commencing at 11:00am. Private cremation. Danny's funeral service will be livestreamed from the Peter Murray Funerals Facebook page.

MITCHELSON, Ms Virginnia

Of Orbost. Passed away peacefully on 10th January 2021 aged 66 years. Loved partner of Peter and beautiful mum of Jennifer and Suzie. Loving grandmother and great grandmother. Rest in peace. Fly high beautiful angel.

The funeral service for Ms Virginnia Mitchelson or Orbost will be held graveside at the Orbost Cemetery, Orbost on Thursday 21st January 2021 commencing  at 2:00pm.

RYAN, Mr Alan

Of Paynesville. Passed away peacefully on 11th January 2021. Very much loved husband of Sandy (dec). Father of Paul (dec), Kim, Teena and Bruce (dec). Loved brother of Douglas (dec), Robert, Graham, Kathleen, Denise and Dianne.
‘Reunited with his beloved Sandy’

A private funeral service for Alan will be held.

BENSON, Ms Rosemary

Of Paynesville, formerly of Culburra Beach, NSW. Passed away peacefully on Monday 11th January 2021 aged 71 years. Loved and adored partner of John. Sister of George (dec), Alison and Lew. Special aunt of Kathleen, Elaine, David, Melissa, Annaleise and Dean. A special thanks to Robyn. Another star in the sky.

The funeral service for Ms Rosemary Benson of Paynesville will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, Bairnsdale on Wednesday 20th January 2021 commencing at 10:00am. Private cremation. Rosemary's funeral service will be livestreamed from the Peter Murray Funerals Facebook page.

HERBERT, Ms Merrill Ann

23/9/53 - 10/1/21
Passed away peacefully on the 10th January 2021. Daughter of Harry (dec) and Lois (dec) Well known and loved by her family, friends and community.
A special lady never forgotten.

The funeral service for Ms Merrill Herbert of Orbost will be held graveside at the Orbost Cemetery, Orbost on Tuesday 19th January 2021 commencing at 2:00pm.  This funeral will be livestreamed from the Peter Murray Funerals Facebook page.
Merrill's wish was that her coffin be 'autographed' by her friends. Should you wish to do this, Merrill's coffin will be located in the Reflections building at the Orbost Cemetery strictly from 1:15pm to 1:45pm prior to the service.

BAIRD (nee O'BRIEN), Ms Patricia Therese

16/1/32 - 7/1/21 Passed away suddenly, surrounded by her loving family. Cherished partner of Jim for 43 wonderful years. Adored mum of Sonya, Leisa and Derena. Dearly loved mother in law of Gaz, Dave and Tony. Treasured 'Nana Pat' of Ry, Cass, Liam, Flinn and Emmett.

Love you to the moon and back. Ry

Forever and always loving you. Cass

Your love of Jellybeans and glitter filled birthday cards will forever be in our hearts. Loving grandsons, Liam, Flinn and Emmett.

The funeral service for Mrs Patricia Baird will leave the Lakes Entrance Golf Club, Golf Links Rd, Lakes Entrance after a service commencing at 11:00am on Monday 18th January 2021 for the Lakes Entrance Cemetery. To view Pat's funeral service please follow this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x7Nz5IaXpXA&feature=youtu.be

JAMES, Mrs Wilma Ruth

Of Newlands Arm, formerly of Warragul and Genoa. Passed away peacefully on Wednesday 6th January 2021 aged 94 years. Dearly loved wife of Les (dec) and much loved and adored mother of Chris. A great innings. Rest in peace

The funeral service for Mrs Wilma James of Newlands Arm will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, Bairnsdale on Wednesday 20th January 2021 commencing at 2:00pm. Private cremation. In lieu of flowers donations to the Cardiac Ward at Epworth Hospital, Richmond would be greatly appreciated.
Wilma's funeral service will be livestreamed from the Peter Murray Funerals Facebook page.

WARNER, Mr William 'Bill'

Of Bairnsdale (formerly of Nicholson). Passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family on 6th January 2021. Loved husband of Dorothy 'Dot' and loved Dad of Sue, Marlene and Heather and their partners. Adored Poppy of 8 and Great Poppy Bill of 18. 'Gone travelling'

Funeral prayers to celebrate the life of Mr William 'Bill' Warner of Bairnsdale will be held at St Mary's Catholic Church, Bairnsdale on Wednesday 13th January 2021 commencing at 11:00am. At the conclusion of prayers, the cortege will proceed to the Bairnsdale Cemetery. Bill's funeral service will also be livestreamed from the Peter Murray Funerals Facebook page.

BATCHELOR, Mr Neville Edward

Of Bairnsdale. Passed away peacefully on 31st December 2020. Loved husband of Lyn (dec) and loved father of Nicole and Simon. Father in law to Sam. Loving Pa to Shai, Jayde and Luke and Stephen, Matthew, Caitlyn and Connor. Great grandpa to Isaac. Together again with Lyn and his father Arthur.

The funeral service for Mr Neville Batchelor of Bairnsdale will be held at St John's Anglican Church, Bairnsdale on Friday 15th January 2021 commencing at 11:00am. Please click on the following link to watch Neville's funeral service. 

ALLEN (nee Shelley), Mrs Valerie May

6/4/1931 to 2/1/2021. Our loving mother passed away peacefully at Lakes Entrance Care Facility on the 2nd January 2021 with her family by her side.

Val was a much loved wife to Dave 'Buddy' Allen (dec) and Mother to Sue, Wendy, David, Mark (dec), Jenny, Chris and partners and an adored Nan to Katie, Marissa, Michael, David, Chris, Trent, Ashley, Nathan, Megan, Danielle, Laura, Tim, Tom, Ben, Isaac, Luke, Phoebe and Great Grandmother to 17, soon to be 18.

A wonderful inspiration to us all, right to the very end. Rest in peace.

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of the late Mrs Valerie Allen of Lakes Entrance will be offered at St Brendan's Catholic Church, Lakes Entrance on Tuesday 12th January 2021 at 11:00am. At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the Lakes Entrance Cemetery. This service will be livestreamed from the Peter Murray Funerals Facebook page.

BOWN, Mrs Phyllis Dorothy

Of Bairnsdale. Passed away peacefully on 26th December 2020 at BRHS. Loved wife of Charles (dec) and loving mother of Edward and Geoff. Mother in law of Lea and Leanne. Grandma to Ward and Tania and Paula and Peter. Great grandmother of Michael, Katie and Phoebe and great great grandmother to Otis. Now reunited with Dad.

The funeral service for Mrs Phyllis Bown of Bairnsdale will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, Bairnsdale on Thursday 14th January 2021 commencing at 2:00pm. Private cremation

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Breast Cancer Network Australia would be greatly appreciated.

ROGERSON, Ms Lesley

Of Lakes Entrance (formerly of Seymour). Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday 30th December 2020 aged only 58 years. Loved and adored mother of Eric, Lisa, Daniel and Katherine. Mother in law of Shelly, Daniel and Annie and special 'nanny down the hill' to Josh, Quinn and Graison. Much loved sister and aunt to Greg, Tracy and Cloe. In our hearts you will always stay, loved and remembered every day. Words are few, thoughts are deep, Memories of you we will always keep. You left a place no one can fill. We miss you and always will.

The funeral service for Ms Lesley Rogerson of Lakes Entrance will leave the Lakes Entrance Golf Club, Golf Links Rd, Lakes Entrance after a service commencing at 2:00pm on Monday 11th January 2021 for the Lakes Entrance Cemetery. Lesley's family have requested that everyone please wear a 'touch' of purple to the funeral service.

ARDLEY, Mr Bruce Maxwell

06/10/1933 - 29/12/2020 Dearly loved husband of Cynthia Loving Father of Belinda & Dan, Stuart, Ros and Joanna Special Pa of Nathaniel, Elizabeth, Madeleine, May & Frances.  Forever with the Lord

The funeral service for Mr Bruce Ardley of Lakes Entrance will be held at the Lakes Entrance Baptist Church, 141 Princes Highway, Lakes Entrance on Friday 8th January 2021 commencing at 2:00pm. Private cremation. To view Bruce's funeral service please follow this link:

MORRIS, Mr John Allan

10.8.1930 - 23.12.2020 John passed away in palliative care at Bairnsdale Regional Health Service. Loving husband of Marie. Loving brother to Dorothy, Ronald, Raymond, Audrey, Helen (all deceased) and Rhonda and Annette. Loving uncle of Janine, Heather, Natalie, Donna, Michael, Rodney (deceased), Karen, Russell, Rhonda and Graeme. Great and great great uncle to many. My darling John I will think of you always with loving thoughts and gratitude for the wonderful life and love you gave me. A caring husband, strong and dependable who is now in the long paddock and in his element, overseeing all of heaven's extensive machinery. Love you to the stars and back forever. Rest in peace my darling. Your loving wife Marie.

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of the late Mr John Morris of Lucknow will be offered at St Mary's Catholic Church, Bairnsdale on Monday 4th January 2021 at 2:00pm. At the conclusion of Mass the cortege will proceed to the Bairnsdale Cemetery. This service will be livestreamed from the Peter Murray Funerals Facebook page.

BURTON, Mr Len

Of Bairnsdale (formerly of Warragul). Passed away peacefully on 28th December 2020. Loved husband of Joy for 68 years. Father of Don, Jeff, Maree (dec), Wendy, Linda and Stuart. Father in law to Jenny, Sue, Glenn, Debbie and friend of Mark. Loved Pa of 8 and Great Pa of 8 and one almost here. Fond memories

A thanksgiving memorial service will be held for Mr Len Burton of Bairnsdale at the Bairnsdale Uniting Church, Lanes Rd, Lucknow on Monday 4th January 2021 commencing at 2:00pm.

CHALMERS, Mrs Deborah 'Debbie'

Of Bruthen. Passed away peacefully on 27th December 2020 at Bairnsdale Regional Hospital. Loved wife of Stephen and loving mum of Kristy and Corey and mother in law to Samantha. Step mum to Rebecca, Emily and Shane. Nan to Maddison, Avannah, Jamieson, Brooklyn, Boston, Tahj, Tayla, Tarni, Macie, Rosie and Will. Gone to soon but now at peace.

Sincere thanks to BRHS Oncology team, District nursing and all the staff for their care and support to Debbie.

As per Debbie's wishes a private funeral will be held.

BRITTON, Mrs Evelyn Joyce

Of Lakes Entrance. Passed away peacefully at Opal Lakeview Aged Care Facility on 21st December 2020, aged 94 years. Loved and adored wife of Sydney (dec). Much loved mother of Yvonne (Dec) and Ray,  Diane and Bob,  Syd, Annette, Ross and Bronwyn. Big Nan to Christine, Cindy, Jacki, Kelly, Robert, David, Shane, Jody, Ben, Tony and Michael.  Great Nan to many and great, great nan to many more. So dearly loved, so sadly missed.

The funeral service for Mrs Evelyn Britton of Lakes Entrance will be held at the Lakes Entrance Cemetery on Tuesday 29th December 2020 commencing at 11:00am

PITT, Ms Valerie May

Of Lakes Entrance. Passed away peacefully on 7th December 2020 aged 67 years. Loved and adored mother of Steven, Ryan and Alisha. Mother in law to Nicole and Ellen. Special Nan to all her grandkids. In our minds and hearts, you will stay forever.

You were the most beautiful and loving Mum. We are so blessed to have had you be ours. You loved us and even at our worst and even more at our best. You are smiling  down upon us along side Grandpa, Grandma and all our other loved ones watching over us and protecting us. We will always love and miss you every day. Rest in ever loving peace, Mummy.

The funeral service for Ms Valerie Pitt of Lakes Entrance will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, Bairnsdale on Monday 21st December 2020 commencing at 11:00am. Private cremation

FITZMAURICE, Mr Brian Edwin

Of Lakes Entrance. Passed away peacefully on Saturday 12th December 2020 aged 90 years. Dearly loved and adored husband of Evelyn for 68 years. Much loved father of Peter and Deb; Ann and Trevor; Debra and Michael; Neil and Lisa. Loving Pop to 12 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren and 1 soon to be here. To the world you were but one, to us you were the world.

The funeral service for Mr Brian Fitzmaurice of Lakes Entrance will be held at the Lakes Entrance Cemetery on Tuesday 22nd December 2020 commencing at 11:00am.

CLOUGH (nee Payne), Mrs Gai (Gail)

4-9-1949 - 5-12-2020 Passed away peacefully at home after a long battle with cancer. Survived by her husband Les, daughter Sarah,  son Matthew and grandson Nixon. Gai will be sadly missed by those she spent her career with as a Director of Nursing and CEO, and by the Yacht Racing Fraternity of Australia. She dedicated many years to sailing administration and as commodore of Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron and founder of the Australian Women's Keelboat Regatta. 'Fair winds and smooth seas'  

The funeral service for Mrs Gai Clough of Metung will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, 30 Victoria St, Bairnsdale on Tuesday 15th December 2020 commencing at 2:00pm. In lieu of flowers donations to the Cancer Council of Australia would be greatly appreciated. Private cremation

BROOKS, Mr Leslie George

Of Bairnsdale (formerly of Nowa Nowa) passed away peacefully on Thursday 3rd December 2020 aged 85 years. Dearly loved husband of Veronica. Loving father of Wayne, Ramon, Kellie, Bradley and Charlene. Special pop of all his grandkids. Sleep now and finally be at peace and rest in loving memory.

A private cremation for Leslie has been held.

MULKEARNS, Mrs Marie

Of Bairnsdale. Passed away peacefully on 5th December 2020. Loved wife of Neville (dec), mum of John and Sue and mother in law of Sean. Grandmother to Sam, Cooper, Kate and Sarah. Great grandmother of Amber. "You and Dad together again".

A private funeral for Marie will be held.

BROADHURST, Mr Noel

Of Lakes Entrance. Passed away on 29th November 2020 aged 81 years at Bairnsdale Regional Hospital. Rest in peace

HARVEY, Mr Michael 'Mick'

Of Toorloo Arm passed away peacefully on 20th November 2020 after a long illness. Loved partner of Julie and father of Carlie, Matthew, Michael, Jamie and Steven. Father in law of Joel and Taylor. Grandpa to Angus, Murphy, Clover and Poppie. At peace. Forever in our hearts.

Mick's funeral service will be livestreamed from the Peter Murray Funerals Facebook page at 10:30am on Friday 27th November 2020.

SCOONES, Mrs Wendy

Of Bairnsdale. Passed away peacefully with her family by her side on 18th November 2020. Loved and adored wife of Bruce. Dearly loved mother of Karen and James and mother in law of Rob and Bec. Much loved Nana to Jessica and William and Charlie, Olive and Winnie. Loved and remembered forever. 

Wendy's funeral service will be livestreamed on the Peter Murray Funerals Facebook page at 2 pm on Friday 27th November 2020
In lieu of flowers donations to the Leukemia foundation would be greatly appreciated.

BOMMER, Mr John

Of Orbost passed away peacefully on 16th November 2020 aged 80 years. Loved father of Charmaine and Erin. Father in law of Ian and Tim. Grandfather to Zoe, Hamish and Jake. Loved brother of Simon (dec), Lucy, Leah, Adrian, Theo (dec), Mary, Peter and Margie. Rest in peace.


John's funeral service will be livestreamed from the Peter Murray Funerals Facebook page on Thursday 26th November 2020 at 2pm.

CARTER, Mrs Irene Agnes

Of Lakes Entrance. Sadly passed away peacefully on Thursday 12th November 2020 with her family by her side. Loved and adored wife of John. Dearly loved mother of Michelle, David and Julie. Mother in law of Linda and Trevor. Special Nana to Joshua, Justin (dec) and Shawn. Great Nana to Maddison, Hayley and Zac. In our hearts you will always stay, loved and remembered everyday.

The funeral service for Irene will be livestreamed from the Peter Murray Funerals Facebook page at 2:00pm, Wednesday 25th November 2020.

NICKELS, Mrs Pauline

Of Nicholson passed away suddenly on 16th November 2020. Loved partner of Maurice and mother of Sheree, Kerry, Michelle and Robert (dec). Loved Nana and great nana. Sister of Valerie and Robert.

Will be missed, forever in our hearts.

As per Pauline's wishes, a private cremation will be held.

SCOTT, Mr Thomas Telford

Of Lakes Entrance. Passed away peacefully at home on Thursday November 12 2020 aged 83 years. Loved husband of Primrose for 59 and 1/2 years. Dad of Diane, Alan and Aileen. Father in law of Lina and Dave. Grandfather to Tess, Stuart, Jacinta, Laura and Jason and great grandfather of four.

At peace.

Due to the current COVID-19 restrictions Tom's funeral service will be private.

MOORE, Mrs Isabel

Of Lakes Entrance. Passed away peacefully on 9th November 2020. Loved wife of Joe (dec) and mum to Lynn and Tony and mother in law of Barb. Adored Gran of Adam, Steve (dec) Aaron and Skye. Great Granny to William, Lincoln and Max. Lover of many cherished pets.

'With Dad'. Forever in our hearts.


Due to the current COVID-19 restrictions Isabel's funeral service will be private.

EATON (nee HERBERT), Mrs Christine

17/11/1948 – 4/11/2020

Passed away peacefully after a battle with MND. Much loved wife of Greg and mother of Alison and Cameron. Mother in law to Glen and Tina. Adored Mama to Mitchell and Asha.

You were the most gorgeous and loving soul. You brought so much love to our lives and fought the beast of MND right up to the very end. You are now free to fly and are at peace beautiful. We love you more than words can say. Until we meet again.

Life is precious, cherish every memory.


Due to the current COVID19 restrictions, Christine’s funeral service will be private.

In lieu of flowers donations to MND Victoria would be greatly appreciated.

USHER, Mrs Edith

Passed away peacefully on 31st October 2020, aged 102 and 1/2 years. Much loved wife of Jim (dec). Mother of Peter and mother in law of Liz.

Nana of Kristi, David and Isabella and Catherine and Robert. Little Nana to Mia, Pippa, Hannah and Hamish.

Much loved and never forgotten. Now resting in peace with her family and friends.


The Usher family would like to sincerely thank Dr Smith and the amazing medical staff at Bupa and the wonderful love, care, empathy and professionalism shown by all staff at the Bupa Aged Care Facility, Eastwood. You have been 'simply the best'. Many thanks and love to you all.


Due to the current COVID-19 restrictions, Edith's funeral service will be private.

HEATHER, Mr Robert William 'Bob'

Of Orbost, passed away peacefully on 10th November 2020.

Dearly loved husband of Faye (dec) and cherished father of Glenn & Kerryn, Wayne and Joanne and John. Devoted Pop of Jarrod and Kellie, Bree and Alberto and Lachlan and Malory. Great Pop to Jorja, Lylah, Ruby, Havanna, Max, Tom and Leni.

Love from all. Rest peacefully


Due to the current COVID-19 restrictions Bob's funeral service will be private.

GROTH, Mrs Valda Emily

 Of Lakes Entrance

Passed away peacefully at Monash Medical Centre on Sunday November 1, 2020, aged 76 years. Loved and adored mum of Roxanne, Troy, Rechelle and Aaron. Special mother-in-law to Guss and Bryce. Much loved nana of Rea and Grace, Damon and Charlie, Milarny, Kyden and Willis, Tyson and Riley. Great nana of Imogen and Freya.

'An inspiration to us all'


Due to the current COVID-19 restrictions Valda's funeral service will be private.

PRITCHARD, Mrs Moira

Of Swifts Creek

Passed away 26th, October 2020. Will be dearly missed by her children Steve, Keith, Kyra, Sue, Scott, Nikki and cherished grandchildren. 

Now at peace and reunited with her beloved soulmate and husband, Bill.


Due to the current COVID-19 restrictions Moira's funeral service will be private.

DRAKE, Mr Geoffrey John

Born in Wellington, New Zealand 29/7/1944 , passed away on 29/10/2020. Husband of Edna, adored father of Tanya and Matthew and grandfather of Greta

You fought so hard and now you are resting peacefully, we will all miss you for ever 

Love Edna, Tanya, Matthew and Greta 


Due to the current COVID-19 restrictions Geoffrey's funeral service will be private.

GROSVENOR, Mrs Shirley

Of Newmerella. Passed away at home Monday, November 2nd, 2020. Reunited with her beloved husband Harry, loving parents and siblings. Much loved mother of Wayne and Wendy. Dearly loved grandma of Sharon, Amy, Karina and their partners.

Will be sadly missed.

Due to the current COVID-19 restrictions Shirley's funeral will be private.

LONG, Mr Robert Allen

Of Paynesville. Passed away peacefully with his loving wife Sandra by his side. A loved and respected stepfather of Karen, Cherie and Raymond. A very special poppy to all the grandkids.

Sandra's best friend and true love.

The funeral service for Mr Robert Long will be livestreamed via the Peter Murray Funerals Facebook page at 2pm, Wednesday November 4th, 2020.

HEAFIELD, Mr Garnet 'Garnie'

Aged 97 years, died peacefully after a long independent life. Beloved father of Lorraine. Loved grandfather of Sharon and Brett. Great grandfather of five and great-great grandfather of six.

Rest In Peace Dad. Go and meet Laurie in heaven.

Due to the current COVID-19 restrictions Garnet's funeral service will be private.

CONNOLLY (nee Cantrill), Mrs Ruth

Of Metung. Passed away peacefully at Bairnsdale Regional Health Service on Wednesday October 21, 2020, aged 83 years. Dearly loved wife of Kevin (dec.). Much loved aunty and great aunty to her family.

Lovingly remembered

Due to the current COVID-19 restrictions Ruth's funeral service will be private.

RUMBLE, Mrs Wilma Claire 'Claire'

Of Paynesville. Passed away peacefully on October 19, 2020, at Opal Aged Care, Paynesville. Loved wife of John (dec.) and mother of Patricia, Allan and Kathryn. Mother-in-law of Norman, Lorraine and Marc. Adored Gran to Russell and Tracy, Kym and Patrick, Luke and Liz, Brooke and Aaron, Casey and Beth, Sophie and Yvonne. Great nan to Kaden, Georgia, Jack, Maddi, Pepper, Seth, Tyson, Ryan, Caleb, Aiden and Mia.

Together again with John. Forever in our hearts. 

Please click here to view Claire's funeral 

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LINDSTEDT, Dr Peter

16/12/1954 - 12/10/2020. It is with great sadness that we mourn the loss of the loving husband of Jenny, father of Leon, Ken and Sophie, their partners Han, Lil and Ross, and PopPop of Oscar and Rosie. He was a kind man with a generous heart and was loved by family, friends and the community. He will be sorely missed.

The funeral service for Dr Peter Lindstedt will be livestreamed via the Peter Murray Funerals Facebook page at 2pm, Friday October 30th, 2020.

MAY, Mr Norman

Of Bairnsdale. Passed away on Friday October 16th, 2020, at Opal Nursing Home. Loved husband of Irene May for 66 loving years. Dad of Stephen.

At Peace

Due to the current COVID-19 restrictions Norman's service will be private.

CAMM, Mrs Leah Joan

Passed away peacefully on Monday, October 12th, 2020. Loving mother of Rowie, Larry (dec.), Karen (dec.) and partners. Loved stepmother of Brian, Barry, Russell, Veronica and Rosemarie. Grandmother to 16 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.

Forever in our hearts.

Due to the current COVID-19 restrictions Leah's service will be private.

CROOKES, Mr Kim

Of Lake Bunga. Passed away October 9, 2020. Loved husband of Lorraine and loved dad of Cristy and Justin (dec.). Father-in-law to David and Pop to Charlotte. At Peace.

Due to the current COVID-19 restrictions Kim's service will be private.

CLARKE, Mr John 'Nash'

Passed away, 6 October 2020, aged 92. Loved husband of Betty. Loved father of Lloyd, Susan, Jennifer and Vernon. Loved Father-In-Law of Shirley, Stuart and Jennie. Loved grandfather of Jacqui, Trevor, Marc, Kirk, Kirsten, Jacinda, Jasmine, Jayde and Jemma-Leigh. Great grandfather of 11 and 2/3’s and their families.

Private Cremation. Followed at a later date with a 'Celebration of Life'.

LEONTI, Mr Paul

Of Bairnsdale. Passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Thursday October 8, 2020, aged 79 years. Loved and adored husband of Jenny. Beloved father of Jean-Paul and Daniel. Father-in-law to Hannah. Poppy and 'Gold' Poppy to Chloe, Sophie, Flynn and Ariah.

Thank you for the years we shared. The love you gave, the way you cared. In our hearts you'll always stay. Loved and remembered everyday. Tired and weary you made no fuss. You tried so hard to stay with us. You suffered so much and told so few. You never deserved what you went through. R.I.P

The funeral service for Mr Paul Leonti will be livestreamed via the Peter Murray Funerals Facebook page at 11am, Friday October 16th, 2020.

YOUNG, Mrs Nora

Of Bairnsdale. Passed away peacefully on Friday, October 9, 2020, aged 84 years. Adored and much loved wife of Graeme. Cherished and loving mother of Trevor, Stephen and Joedy. Precious mother-in-law to Julie and Simon. Beloved Nanna to Misha, Piper and Siena. In loving memory, from Peter and family.

Thank you for the years we shared, the loved you gave, the way you cared. In our hearts you will always stay, loved and remembered every day.

Due to the current COVID-19 restrictions Nora’s service will be private.

WILLOX, Mr Lloyd Henry

Passed away unexpectedly on September 23rd, 2020. Loved husband of Ayesha.

Privately cremated

MONTANT, Mrs Janet Mary

Of Bairnsdale. Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family on Wednesday, September 30, 2020, aged 73 years. Loved and adored mother of Brad and Steve. Dearly loved mother-in-law of Carolyn and Kristy. Much loved and cherished Nanna to Emily, Chelsea, Colby and Kiah.

At peace at last, there is no more pain. Fond memories of the past are what we will retain. In our hearts you will always stay. Loved and remembered every day.

Due to the current COVID-19 restrictions Janet's funeral service will be private.

COUCOULAS, Mrs Rita

Of Lakes Entrance. Passed away on September 30th, 2020, aged 87 years. Loved wife of Jimmy (dec.) and mama of Hellen and Theo and mother-in-law of Gordon. Yiaya to Lukas, Kara and Maggie. Great yiaya of Xanon, Tobias and Leo.

Reunited with Jimmy

To view the funeral service for Mrs Rita Coucoulas please click on the following link.  

NAYLOR, Mr John 'Bluey'

Passed away at home on September 22nd, aged 84 years. Loving husband of Gill ('Gak') and loving father of Greg, Deb, Gary and Chris. Father-in-law to Cheryl, Reg, Jodie and Jo. Loving Poppy of all his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Resting In Peace

 Due to COVID-19 restrictions a private funeral service for John has been held.

STIRZAKER, Mr Lee

Of Lakes Entrance. Passed away suddenly aged only 54 years. Cherished son of Thelma and Jim (dec.). Adored and loved brother of Debbie and Kim. Brother-in-law of Peter.

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.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions Lee's funeral service will be private.

CAMPBELL (nee Coff), Mrs Barbara (previously aka King and Calvert)

Of Lakes Entrance, died on the 22nd September 2020 at Opal Lakeview Nursing Home. Loving wife of Robin and loving mother to her daughter Jocelyn and her son Stuart. Proud grandmother of Georgina and William and Harry, Oliver and Matthew. Daughter of Basil (dec) and Fay. Older sister to Marlene and Andrew. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Victorian Deaf Education Institute would be greatly appreciated.

Due to COVID19 restrictions, Barbara’s funeral service will be private.

THOMSON, Mr Lindsay Douglas

3/4/1932 - 18/9/2020. Son of Douglas and Annie (both dec.). Brother to Myrt and Rae. Much loved husband of Noreen for over 50 years, father of Melissa and Katrina. Father-in-law of Ronnie and Trevor. Pop of Aimee and Rhylee; Brittany and Joshua.

What we'd give, if we could say 'hello' in the same old way. To hear your voice and to see your grin, to sit with you and chat for a while. Rest Peacefully.

The funeral service for Mr Lindsay Thomson will be livestreamed via the Peter Murray Funerals Facebook page at 11am, Monday September 28th, 2020.

BROWN, Mr Wayne Alfred

Passed away suddenly on 16/09/2020. Father to Paul, Ross and Shaun. Father in law to Angela, Annette and Claire. Grandad to Dylan, Bryce, Tayla and Ella, Josh, Chloe and Tommy, Chloe, Bailey, Mason, Daisy, Oliver, Corey, Josh, Hunter and Spencer. Great Grandad to Erika and Octavia.

A chapter completed, a page is turned, a life well lived, a rest well earned.

 Due to COVID-19 restrictions Wayne's funeral service will be private.

GORDON, Mr Timothy (Timo) Howard

Of Lakes Entrance. Sadly passed away on September 12th, 2020. Loved son of Peter (dec.) and Eileen. Adored dad to Tim, Karli, Kara, Chantelle and Dylan. Loved brother to Laura, Maurice (dec.), Mark and special twin of Kim. Cherished Poppy of Graham, Eli, Katarlis, Maverick, Amelia and Addalyn. Dearly loved by all his nieces and nephews.

"Yoyo one time"

Due to COVID-19 restrictions Timothy's funeral service will be private.

FERRIER, Mrs Janice Maree 'Jan'

24/8/1958 - 9/9/2020. Much loved wife of Toby, adored mum of Kristin and mother-in-law to Mark. Nan of Macy and Lexi. 

Gone to soon, forever in our hearts. 

To view the funeral service for Jan, please click on this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CNJEoxMMEYQ&feature=youtu.be

HEALEY, Mrs Felicity Heather

Died peacefully at home, aged 71,10th September 2020. Dearly loved partner of Christopher (Kit) Healey, mother of Eloise and Emmeline, and grandmother of Elizabeth and Tabitha.

You will be missed more than you could ever know

 Due to COVID-19 restrictions Felicity's funeral service will be private.

LOBLEY (nee Martinez), Mrs Margaret Lorraine

Marg Passed away peacefully surrounded by her family after a long illness. Loved and loving daughter of Harold and Jean (nee Stuckey) (both dec). Beloved Mother of Brian, Bruce and Leanne. Loved Mother in-law of Rob and Toni. Adored Nan of Jaimee, Mark, Tomas, Ronan, Logan, Hirahni, Ahren and Great Grandmother of Elena. Deeply missed and greatly loved by all. Rest in peace dear Marg.

The sun rose on 24.02.1939 and set on the 11.9.2020.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions Marg's funeral service will be private.

FRIEND, Mr Peter Whitton

Of Kalimna West. Passed away on September 10th, 2020. Loved husband of Lorraine and father of Annmarie, Tony, Rod and families.

At peace now

Due to COVID-19 restrictions Peter's funeral service will be private.

KOPLICK , Miss Amanda Carol

16/4/1978 - 5/9/2020. Passed away peacefully with her family by her side. Adored mum of Shannon, loving daughter of Carol and special sister to B.J.

Sleep now and finally be at peace and rest in loving memory. Your body may be gone but your soul will forever be in our hearts.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions a private cremation will be held.

LIEDTKE, Mr Ollie

Passed away peacefully at home on Friday, September 4th, 2020, after a bravely fought short illness, surrounded by love. Husband to Christine and warmly embraced by the Gaudion family.

Life, it's all about love.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions Ollie's funeral service will be private. To view a recording of the service please enquire.

HIBBERSON, Mr Robert Enever 'Coot'

Of Orbost. Passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Thursday, August 27th, 2020, aged 70 years. Loving partner of Sally. Much loved father of Robert, Tina-Maree and Paul. Father-in-law to Ainslie, Jamie and Laura. Adored poppy to Jack, Dana, Ryan, Mason, Caleb, Emily-Maree, Tanner and Ella.

In our hearts you will always stay, loved and remembered every day.

The funeral service for Mr Robert Hibberson will be livestreamed via the Peter Murray Funerals Facebook page at 11.00am, Friday September 4th, 2020.

CARSON, Mrs Linda Ann

Of Lake Tyers Beach. Passed away peacefully on Thursday August 27th, 2020, aged 81 years. Dearly loved wife of Doug, of 61 years. Much loved mother of Stephen, Fran, Paul, Ian and Martin. Mother-in-law to Peter, Lily and Sarah. Adored nana of Rebecca, Thomas, Declan, Jack, Monique, Charlotte and Lucy. Step nana to Mitch, Josh and Holly. Great-nana to Dougie and Bertie, Micah, Lucy and Vada.

May the winds of love blow softly and whisper for you to hear. That we will forever love and remember you and forever keep you near. My heart aches with sadness, my secret tears flow. For what it means to lose you, no one will ever know. 

The funeral service for Mrs Linda Ann Carson will be livestreamed via the Peter Murray Funerals Facebook page at 11.00am, Wednesday September 2nd, 2020.

HENDERSON, Mr James William 'Jim'

7/5/1924 - 23/8/2020. Loved husband of Marjory (dec.). Loving father of Alan, Robert, Barbara (dec.), Helen, Gary, Leonard, Valerie and their partners. A cherished grandfather and great-grandfather of 18.

A chapter completed. A page is turned. A life well lived. A rest well earned.

The funeral service for Mr Jim Henderson will be livestreamed via the Peter Murray Funerals Facebook page at 10.30am, Thursday August 27th, 2020.

CANTRILL, Mr Charles

15/11/1938 - 18/8/2020. Adored father and father-in-law to Stuart and Sue, Naomi and Tom, Andrew and Lisa and Greg and Jan. Special grandad to 20 grandchildren and great grandad to 3. A gentle man that held high morals and kind consideration for all. Who lived his life with determination, patience, intelligence, warmth and strength.

Much loved and dearly missed.

The funeral service for Mr Charles Cantrill is available to view via this link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sZZ9GxHklTs&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR1AA4z343wAflvvUhXs6n_GCezN0laUFvb3BCa9STjfww6vW1hVolu_iIw

DINGWALL, Mrs Elsie Gwendoline

Of Bairnsdale formerly of Melbourne and Darwin. Dearly loved wife of Keith (dec.) and mother of Sandra, mother-in-law of to Pete. Grandmother to Fiona and Andre, Morag and Ryan and step grandmother to Ellen. Great-grandmother of Tyr and step great-grandmother to Rhiannon. Sister to Phyllis (dec.), Alan (dec.), Joyce, Laurie and Shirley (dec.).

Reunited with Keith

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, Elsie's funeral service will be private.

FRASER , Mrs Susan Mary

Of Lake Tyers Beach formerly of Greensborough. Passed away peacefully at home. Loving wife of Philip. Loved mother of Brett, Rodney and Lauren. Mother-in-law of Helen, Martine and Warwick. Nana to Charlotte, Molly, Abigail, Morgan, Cody, Emily, Lily, Oscar, Ben, Alex and Zac.

Resting Peacefully

The funeral service for Mrs Susan Fraser is available to view via this link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EfMvYVQqWmQ&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR1MmolC-KJlNzMfyFyWVXFYtJoBibxad5MbIKtoUFT0nP5GGBrZnGNpIFE

ALSOP, Mr Barry George

18/6/1947 - 13/8/2020. Passed away peacefully at home. Loving husband of Val for 39 years. Wonderful father of Kara and Stephen. Respected father-in-law of Jason and Lauren. Adored grandpa of Indiana, Raith, Trae and Tayah.

Sweet is the sleep that ends all pain. We would not wake you to suffer again. Rest In Peace. 

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, Barry's funeral service will be private

CROXFORD, Mr John Adrian

Passed away peacefully on the 9th August at Lakes Entrance. Father of Kenneth, Steven, Raymond and Judith. Grandfather of eight grandchildren two great-grandchildren Brother of Marjorie, Dorothy and June

Rest In Peace

Private Cremation 

O'CONNELL, Mr Mannix 'Max'

8/1/1927 - 5/8/2020 of Omeo. It is with great sadness the we announce the passing of Max O'Connell. Loved husband of Dorothy 'Dot' (dec.). Father of Rodney and Leanne. Father-in-law to Kerry (dec.). Adored Pop to Daniel, Michelle, Natalie and Aaron. Poppy Max to his 7 great-grandchildren.

Reunited with Dot

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, Max's funeral service will be private

BRIDGER, Mr Gerald Robert

20/8/1930 - 23/7/2020 Of Bairnsdale, formerly of Valencia Creek. Husband of Freda (dec.). Father of Andrew, Sian and Jason. Pa to Nicole, Shayna and Tahlia.

Now at peace. Reunited with Mum

PARKER, Mrs Betty (Marie) Elizabeth

18/7/2020. Loved and loving wife of Malcolm (dec.). Treasured Mum of Jan and Kevin (dec.) and Karen. Adored Nanna of Georgia & Shane, Tessa, Chloe & Alex, Patrick & Mattie, Abby & Spencer. Adoring Nanna Bett of Leo ,Oscar, Charlotte, Harriet, Rory and Arnold. Loved Sister of Ken.       

Will be forever in our hearts & memories

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, Betty’s funeral service will be private.

HOOPER, Mr Richard Noel 'Noel'

Of Orbost, formerly of El Arish. Passed away peacefully at Orbost Hospital, Friday July 17th, 2020, aged 80 years. Loved husband of Lorraine. Adored father of Darren (dec.) and Wayne. Special grandad of Riley Darren Hooper.

Your body may be gone but your soul will be in our hearts forever

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, Noel’s funeral service will be private.

GREGSON, Mrs Eileen Elizabeth

Of Bairnsdale. Passed away peacefully on Monday, July 13th, 2020, aged 89 years. Loving daughter of James and Maria (both dec.). Much loved sister of Mary, Gladys, Frank, Dorothy and Willie (all dec.).

‘God has you in his keeping. We have you in our hearts.’

Due to the current COVID-19 restrictions, Eileen's funeral service will be private. 

TATNELL (Willmott nee Benson, Mrs Maureen

Of Bairnsdale Passed away peacefully with Don and family by her side on Tuesday 7th July, 2020, aged 79 years. Daughter of Colin and Jean. Much loved and adored wife of Don and Doug (dec.). Mum of Cameron and Nicole. Mother-in-law of Janelle. Granny to Lachlan and Mitchell and Jayden and Kaila. Big sister to Gary and Rhonda, Carol and Stephen, David and Carroll and Kay and Col. Forever loved, always in our hearts.

The funeral service for Maureen has been held and is available for viewing on the Peter Murray Funerals Facebook page

BELSKYJ, Mr Sergej

9/3/1933 - 5/7/2020. Loved husband of Gwenyth (dec.). Son of Paulina (dec.). Beloved father of Gary and Daryl. Father-in-law of Colleen and Janice. Grandpa of Jim, Elain (dec.), Joshua and Robert. Mum and Dad together again.  

Due to COVID 19 restrictions Sergej's funeral service will be private.

McGUIRE, Mrs Clare

Of Lakes Entrance. Passed away peacefully on June 30th, 2020. Cherished wife of John for 63 years. Much loved mum of Lorraine, Graeme, Shirlene and Maureen, Loved nan of Kye, Josh, Shannon and Ewan, Jaye and Caitlyn, Aiden (dec.), Chae, Liam and Chicquita. Proud great-grandmother of Kaiden, Curtis, Trey, Lilly, Ivy and Poppy, Jackson, Imogen, William and Fraser, Elliana and Dylan.

Always missed, rest peacefully.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, Clare’s funeral service will be private.

CUTLER, Mr Raymond Charles 'Cup Cake'

6/5/1947 - 30/6/2020 of Orbost. Passed away peacefully at Orbost Hospital with his family by his side. Much loved and adored husband of Beverley. Beloved father to Robert, Susan, Jeffrey and Max the dog. Father-in-law of Kylie and Shane. Special pop to seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild. 

'A wonderful soul, so loving and kind. What beautiful memories you have left behind. Sharing and caring, always content. Loved and respected wherever you went.'

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, Raymond’s funeral service will be private.

TRAILL, Mrs Judith Ann 'Judy'

Of Dargo. Passed away peacefully on Friday 27th June, 2020, aged 82 years. Loved mother of Jane, Steve, Wayne, Gene and families.

Loved and remembered forever.

A private funeral service for Mrs Judy Traill will be held due to the current COVID-19 restrictions. 

RYAN, Mrs Sandra Beatrice

Of Paynesville. Passed away peacefully on June 23rd, 2020. Loved wife of Alan and mother of Melanie and Mark. Grandmother to Zoe and Ben. Stepmother of Kim and Tina.

Forever in our hearts.

A private funeral service for Mrs Sandra Ryan will be held due to COVID-19 restrictions. 

SHELLEY, Mr Brian Herbert

Of Marlo, passed away peacefully on 29th June 2020. Beloved husband, soul mate, business partner and friend of Lynne (dec). Loved Dad of Stuart, Angela and Peter. Loved father in law to Linda, James and Christie. Loved Pop of Thomas, Jamie, Brianna, Bastien and Madisen. Missed by the relatives and friends too numerous to mention. 

Reunited with mum. Together again, nibbling on fruit and nut chocolate.

A private funeral for Mr Brian Shelley will be held due to the current COVID-19 restrictions.

SIERRA, Mr Joseph 'Joe'

Of Lakes Entrance. Passed away suddenly on Monday 15th June, 2020, aged 81 years. Much loved husband of Colette. Eldest brother of six. Loving uncle to Chris and Wendy. Bravely lived a full life with Parkinson's.

Rest In Peace

A private funeral for Mr Joseph Sierra will be held due to the current COVID-19 restrictions.

PURCELL, Mr Max Dudley

Of Lakes Entrance, formerly of Merton. Passed away peacefully on Saturday June 13th, 2020, aged 85 years. Much loved husband of Glenys of 65 years. Special dad of Rodney, Russell, Tony, Adrian, Andrew and their families.

Loved and remembered forever. Go Bombers!

Private Cremation

NORDBLOM, Mr Ruben Martin

Of Bairnsdale. Passed away peacefully at home on June 9th, 2020, surrounded by his family. Loved husband of Monica and loved father of Lucinda and Adrian. Fafa of Maddison, Alex, Lily and Elke.

With all of our love, forever in our hearts.

Private Cremation

DANIELS, Mrs Dorothy

09/06/37-17/06/20. Passed away peacefully at home.  Loved mother of Karen, Lisa and Sue; wife of Andrew (dec.); daughter of Len (dec.) and Dorothy (dec.); mother-in-law of Mark, David and Neville; grandmother of Brad, Rachel, Cameron, Nicholas, Donald, Emily; sister of Ron (dec.), Val (dec.) and Lorraine; sister-in-law of Kathy, John and Vic. Special thanks to Dr Sewell and the wonderful BRHS palliative care team.

WALTERS, Mr Brian James

Of Lakes Entrance. Passed away on Saturday June 13th, 2020, aged 81 years. Loved husband of Helen. Adored father to Darryn, Tresna and Marisa. Father-in-law to Sharon, Brendon and Steven. Loving pop to Jaryd, Ella, Dean and Lauren.

Sadly Missed. Gone Fishing!

A private funeral for Mr Brian Walters will be held due to the current COVID-19 restrictions.

VOSS, Mr John Garbet 'Garb'

Of Orbost. Passed away peacefully on Friday, June 12th, 2020 aged 90 years. Much loved husband of Gwen of 66 years. Adored father to Terry, Steve, Robyn, Chris and partners. Special pop to 13 and great pop to 18.

Forever in our hearts

A private funeral for Mr John Voss will be held due to the current COVID-19 restrictions.

WYKES, Mrs Beverley 'Bev' Jean

Of Lakes Entrance passed away suddenly but peacefully on 6th June 2020. Loved wife of Barry, loved mum of Trevor and Lynda. Mother in law to Katrina and Chris. Adored grandmother of Kelsey, Gemma, Brayden, Michalla, Brittany and Josh. Loving sister of Graeme (dec), Glenys and Yvonne and sister in law to Ivan and Otto.

After many years of illness, you are finally at peace. Love you now and forever. You will never be forgotten.

In lieu of flowers donations to The Big Red Kidney Bus would be greatly appreciatedA private funeral for Mrs Bev Wykes will be held due to the current COVID-19 restrictions

DOWLING, Mrs Pascuala 'Nene'

Of Bairnsdale, passed away peacefully on 8th June 2020. Mother to Rhesa, Nathaniel, Theodore and Leo. Nana to all her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Forever in our hearts.

CALVERT, Mr Thomas ' Tom' Coulson

 Of Mossiface passed away peacefully on 5th June 2020 at Maddocks Gardens Nursing Home, Bairnsdale. Husband of Marie (dec) and Dad of Andrew, Christopher, Simon and Lisa. Father in law to Linda, Raelene, Deidre and Peter. Grand dad of 8 and great grand dad of 5.

It's not what we write, it's not what we say, it's how we remember you in our own special way.

As per Tom's wishes a private cremation will be held.

SMARK, Mrs Lyn Margaret

Of Lakes Entrance. Passed away suddenly on Tuesday 2nd June, 2020, aged 78 years. Loved wife of Mike. Adored mother of Janine and Paul. Mother-in-law of Mark and Melanie. Special nan to Kellen, Riley, Jordan, Corey, Kirra and Ebony.

Forever in our hearts, Rest In Peace. 

A private funeral for Mrs Lyn Smark has been held due to the current COVID-19 restrictions.

HENDY, Mrs Lorraine

Of Paynesville. Passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at Sutherland Lodge on Friday June 5, 2020. Loved wife of John and loving mother of Robyn and Cameron. Mother-in-law of Jenni. Nana of Carly, Danielle, Mickey and Jade. Great-nana of Amelie.

'Gone to the great tennis court in the sky'

A private funeral for Mrs Lorraine Hendy has been held due to the current COVID-19 restrictions.

LEAHY, Mr Bernard Francis

19/1/1956 – 26/05/2020 aged 64. Beloved husband of Anne. Loving father of Tanya, Nathan and Dale. Son of Maureen and Patrick Leahy. Loving brother of Brian (dec.), Judy, Margaret, Graham and Trish.

Always in our hearts, you can breathe easy now.

Go the mighty Saints

A private funeral for Mr Bernard Leahy will be held due to the current COVID-19 restrictions.

WATSON (nee TUNALEY), Mrs Margaret

08/10/1927 - 28/5/2020. Died peacefully at home in Paynesville with family by her side. Beloved mother of Janet and Louise. Adored wife of Jim (dec.). Precious Grandma to Sally, Mark, Ellie, Gillie and Ben. Our heartfelt thanks go to Rose and Roy Bullock and to the BRHS District Nursing Team for their exceptional care and support.

Deeply missed.

A private funeral for Mrs Margaret Watson will be held due to the current COVID-19 restrictions.

OSMOND (nee MABER), Mrs Anne Louise

Of Lakes Entrance, previously of Shepparton and Elmore. Passed away peacefully with Michael by her side. Loved wife of Michael. Sister to Paul and sister-in-law to Roslyn.

Treasured friend to many.

A private cremation for Mrs Anne Osmond will be held due to the current COVID-19 restrictions

MacCUBBIN, Mr Ian Raymond

17/5/1951 – 25/5/2020. Passed away suddenly at home. Loving husband of Sheryl for 46 Years. Son-in Law of Wilma. Loved Dad of Jane and Wayne, Craig and Keisha. Adoring Poppy Lakes of Charli, Mackai, Tahlia, Jed and Kaden. Gone but never forgotten, just watching TV and BCF’n fun! Much loved brother of Julie and mate of Lynton Rathjen. Uncle and mate of Grant and Nadine, Jack, Harry and Darcy. Marc and Kim, Lachie, Spence and Alex. Loved brother of Garry (dec), Trevor (dec) and sister-in-law of Helen. Loved uncle of Liz and mate of Azurea and Maya.

Always in our hearts and forever in our thoughts.

A private funeral service for Mr Ian MacCubbin will be held due to the current COVID-19 restrictions

DOSTINE, Mrs Joan Eleanor

Of Lakes Entrance. Passed away peacefully with her family by her side. Loved wife of Lance (dec.). Loving mother of Craig, Brett and Clint. Mother-in-law to Lisa and Carole. Sister of Helen. Grandma to Trent, Mitchell, Connor, Sigrid and Fraser. Great-Gran to Freya.

Always loved, never forgotten.

A private cremation for Mrs Joan Dostine will be held due to the current COVID-19 restrictions

DALZELL, Mrs Janet Jardine

20/9/1943 - 24/5/2020. Dearly loved wife of Robert, mother of Allan, Dean, Jarrad, and partners Rob, Keryn and Carla. Will be sadly missed always remembered and forever loved.

Jan’s caring, loving heart now lives in heaven with the angels above.

A private funeral service for Mrs Janet Dalzell will be held due to the current COVID-19 restrictions

BLACKWOOD, Mr Maurice Andrew

18/8/1930 - 24/5/2020, of Paynesville. Passed away peacefully with June by his side. Loved husband of June for 66 years. Dad of Mark, Ross and Tim. Father-in-law of Jenni, Sharyn and Donna. Pa of Andrew, Ellie, Kate, Madelyn, Rebecca, Emma, and Will. Great-grandfather of Oscar, Ivy and Remy.

A private funeral service for Mr Maurice Blackwood will be held due to the current COVID-19 restrictions

BACKMAN, Mr Ian Bruce

Passed away on 17th May 2020 aged 70 years, after a long battle with illness. Father of Dean, Adam, Merrin and Hayden. Stepdad of Rachel and Doug. Poppy to Jessica, Lauren and Havana. 

At peace at last. There is no more pain. 

A private funeral service for Mr Ian Backman will be held due to the current COVID-19 restrictions

HERON, Mr Ronald John 'Ron'

Of Paynesville. Passed away peacefully on 18th May 2020. Loved husband of Beverley and loved dad of Ron and Duncan. Father-in-law to Danni and Mandy. Loved granddad to Brodie, Hayley, Tynam, Keith and Jake.

Forever in our hearts

A private funeral service for Mr Ron Heron will be held due to the current COVID-19 restrictions

SYDOW, Mr Ernst

1/7/1939 - 15/5/2020. Aged 80 years. Passed away peacefully at home with his loving wife Margaret and son Frank by his side. The Sydow family wishes to express their sincere gratitude to the home care district nursing staff and Dr Kinsella and Dr Alwyn, for their ongoing care for Ernst whilst in palliative care at his home. Rest in Peace.

”You are free now with no more pain"

The family are respecting Ernst’s wishes of a private cremation.

SKOGLUND, Mr Robert 'Bob'

Of Snowy Mountain Country NSW/VIC. Passed away peacefully, aged 72 years. Loved father of Patrick, Tanya, Troy and Andrew. Father-in-law of Tina and Marcus. Poppy to James, Jeremy, Jack, Callum, Lachlan, Chloe, Seth and Alexis. Also loved by brothers and sisters, Norm, Eileen, Val and families.

'Go and enjoy, live life, it's all good.'

A private cremation for Mr Bob Skoglund will be held due to the current COVID-19 restrictions

McKENNA, Mr John

16/12/1927 - 13/5/2020. Of Tostaree. Loved husband of Nola. Loved father, father-in-law and loved Pa of his grandchildren and their partners and his great-grandchildren. Vicki and Greg, Dianne and Simon, Lockie, Darcy, Hugh and Jack. Geoff and Zehra, Zac and Teo. Rod and Meg, Billy, Jed and Chad. Ryan and Jaquie, Seth and Indy. Melissa and Jace, Ella, Lucy and Hannah. Neil and Karen, Christopher and Mara, Mitchell and Emily. Ian and Theresa, Michael, Justin and Alicia. Allen, Tom and Brooke, Holly and Daniel. Rest In Peace John.

No more adventures, only memories xxxxx

A private funeral for Mr John McKenna will be held due to the current COVID-19 restrictions.

KELLY, Mr John Joseph

29/4/52-11/5/2020. Passed away unexpectedly at home, aged 68 years. Son of Brian and Eileen (both dec). Adored father of Alice, Matthew & David & his beloved little dog Benny. Loving brother of Anne, Bernadette, Brendan, Kevin & Loreto. Father-in-law of Joel & Alexia. Cherished Grandpa of Lulu, Matilda, Harrison, Priscilla & Percy. A truly great man whose quiet, gentle nature touched the hearts of so many.

Never forgotten.

A private funeral for Mr John Kelly will be held due to the current COVID-19 restrictions.

CANNINGTON, Mr Charles Fredrick 'Fred'

8/5/1932 - 17/5/2020. Passed away peacefully. Beloved husband of Pauline (dec.). A loving and loved father of Susan, Cheryl, Ian and Simon. Loving Gramps of Brett and Mark, Maddie, Rosie and Harry, Michael and Belinda, and Fletcher and Emerson.

'Together again with Mum'

A private funeral for Mr Charles Cannington will be held due to the current COVID-19 restrictions

GIOVE, Mr Rocco

Of Orbost. Passed away peacefully on May 16th, 2020. Dearly loved husband of Jodie and cherished dad of Sam, Bec and Jacob. Adored poppy to Weston and Arlo. Loved son of Erasmo (dec.) and Mina. Precious brother to Tina, Dino and Grace. Brother-in-law to Cedo, Adele and Arthur.

'Gone too soon, fly with the angels'

A private funeral for Mr Rocco Giove will be held due to the current COVID-19 restrictions.

WANT (nee EAREA), Mrs Hazel Betsy 'Betsy'

Of Nicholson, passed away peacefully in her sleep after fighting a long illness on May 14th, 2020. Loved wife of Neville for 61 years. Loved mum of Rod and Leanne, mother-in-law of Eleanor and Steven. Loving grandmother of 4 and proud great-grandmother of twin girls. 

Rest In Peace

A private funeral for Mrs Betsy Want will be held due to the current COVID-19 restrictions.

KILBY, Mr Gaven

Passed away after a long illness on 10th, May 2020. Dad of Andrew and Shelly. Son of Kevin (dec.) and Lola. Brother of Caryn, Russell, Trevor and Janette. Brother-in-law to Arno, Marion and Cameron.

'Gone Fishing'

A private cremation for Mr Gaven Kilby will be held due to the current COVID-19 restrictions.

HANCOCK, Mrs Shirley Margaret

11/9/1930 – 10/5/2020 aged 89 years, of Lakes Entrance. Dearly loved wife of Charlie (dec). Mother of Trevor, Brian and Evelyn. Mother in law of Jenny (dec) and Mark. Grandmother of James and Em and Christopher. Great grandmother of Thomas. 

The Peter Murray Funerals hearse will depart from Apex Park, North Arm Bridge at 2pm, Thursday May 14th, moving along Marine Parade pausing at 8 Orme Street, Lakes Entrance where her beloved mother, Ina Burchel and great-grandparents Emily and David Carstairs lived. A white cedar tree still stands in the garden that Shirley planted as a child. Moving on passed the site of the old Presbyterian church, the place of so many family celebrations. Continuing along Church Street, turning into , Carpenter Street, that was once decorated with ‘cream and red trucks’. Then onto the Esplanade pausing at #521, site of the former family home ‘Oakshade’. Then onto her final place of rest.

A private funeral for Mrs Shirley Hancock will be held due to the current COVID-19 restrictions.

BREMNER (nee STARES), Mrs Mary Josephine

Of Morwell, formerly of lakes Entrance. Passed away peacefully on the 8/5/2020 after a long and courageously fought battle with cancer. Much loved wife of Kevin (dec), mum to Jo & Brendan, Darryl & Tania, Kellie, Justin & Kylie. Nana to Gemma, Maddie, Marc, Teri, Aaron, Dylan, Ashley, Alex, Aidy, Jaz and Joely. Great grandma to Jackson and Violet. Beautiful Mum to Jo and Brendan and loving Nan to Gemma, Maddie and Marc.

Those we hold most dear never truly leave us, they live on in the kindness they showed, the comfort they shared and the love that brought to our lives.

A private funeral for Mrs Mary Bremner will be held due to the current COVID-19 restrictions.

FOSKEY, Dr Deborah Jane

12/11/1949 – 1/5/2020. Loving mother of Brandon (dec.), Eleni and Samara. Deb was a respected colleague, mentor and friend to many. Treasured member of the Foskey, McIlroy and Thompson families.

‘A huge life, simply lived’

A private funeral for Dr Jane Foskey will be held due to the current COVID-19 restrictions. A memorial service to celebrate Deb’s life will be held later.

PAGE, Mrs Nola Pearl

Passed away peacefully at Orbost Regional Hospital, aged 87 years, with Lyn and Terry by her side. Loving mother of Lyn, Peter and Susan. Adored nana and great-grandma. Will be sadly missed by all her friends at Lochiel House.

Forever loved, always remembered.

A private cremation for Mrs Nola Page has been held due to the current COVID-19 restrictions

van den BERK, Mr Antonius 'Tom'

Of Paynesville, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 22nd, 2020, aged 92 years. Loved husband of Maartje 'Marge', who together shared 65 years of marriage. Father of John (dec.), Diane and Wendy. Father-in-law of Coral, Robert (dec.) and Darren. Adored opa of Kate, Lisa, Ashley, Alexandra and Matthew. Great opa of Liam, Hudson, Lachlan, Evie and Thomas.

A lifetime of memories.

The funeral service for Mr Antonius 'Tom' van den Berk of Paynesville will be livestreamed on the 'Peter Murray Funerals' Facebook page, Friday May 1st, 2020, commencing at 2.30pm (new amended time, previously advertised as 2pm).

JOINER, Mr Kim Stanley

Of Orbost passed away suddenly and unexpectedly at home on Tuesday 14th April 2020 aged 57 years. Beloved son of Lex & Tige (both dec). Very much-loved brother of Les, David and Cindy. Special brother in law of Ann and Arthur. Adored uncle of Jason, Caryl, Ben & Kylie, Travis & Riana and Jack & Hailey. Great uncle of Henry, Florence and Milla.

'To hear your voice, to see you smile, to sit and talk to you a while, to be together in the same old way, that would be our greatest wish today'

A private funeral for Mr Kim Joiner will be held due to the current COVID-19 restrictions

MARR, Mrs Moira Beatrice

Of Lakes Entrance formerly of Eildon passed away peacefully on 17th April 2020. Loved wife of Thomas (dec) and mother of Sonia (dec), Denise, Christine and Moira. Loving grandmother to all her grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren. 

At peace now and loved by all.

A private cremation for Mrs Moira Marr will be held due to the current COVID-19 restrictions

PARDO, Mrs Providencia 'Trudy'

Of Lakes Entrance. Passed away peacefully on April 10th, 2020, surrounded by her family. Loved wife of Luis (dec.), mum to Louise, mother-in-law to Robbie and nanny to Ebony. Companion of John. We love the way you embraced life and took the time to make everyone feel special.

Forever in our hearts, our dancing queen.

A private funeral for Mrs Trudy Pardo will be held due to the current COVID-19 restrictions

BOWE, Mr Clifford Vernon

10/5/1935 – 11/4/2020 late of Bairnsdale, formerly of Lakes Entrance. Much loved husband of Jean, father of Chris, Steve, Paul, Vin, Debbie, Andrew, Jeff, Greg, Peter and families. Grandfather to 20 and great-grandfather to 4. Brother to Dorothy.

"Kindness in another's trouble, courage in your own."

A memorial service for Mr Clifford Bowe will be held at Yarck, at a later date.

VARTIAINEN, Mr Roy Leonard

Of Nungurner formerly of Elwood. Passed away peacefully at his home with his beloved Viv by his side, aged 66 years. Loved and loved by Vivi and his three sons Daniel, Joshua and Ben. Beautiful Poppy Roy to Phoenix and Zarah. We will always cherish your big, beautiful smile.

A private funeral for Mr Roy Vartiainen will be held due to the current COVID-19 restrictions.

COSSE`, Mrs Catharina 'Kitty' 'Toos'

Of Calulu,VIC, formerly of Hornsby, NSW. Passed away quietly at home on the 6th April 2020. Lovely wife of Jan for 69 years and devoted mother of Donrita and Andette. Mother in law to Peter and Darren. Loving Oma of Josiah (dec), Aaron, Nicholas, Isaac, Jerome, Mariette, Patrick, Josiah, Holly, Aiden and Evan. Omi to Joshua, Matthew, Gwendolyn and Zachariah. Reunited with those that have gone before her and interceding in song with the angels for all of us.

The funeral service for Mrs Catharina Cosse`is available to view via this link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iMW4NwUfTxU&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR0mVyl8r_u3PUgB7vwfKxmH4ZM7dKLQc1XixdLJvN-VgPMUT6E98SjCRdo 

CROSS, Mr Alan Charles

With great sadness, we announce the loss of Alan who passed away peacefully on 27th March 2020, surrounded by his loving family. Beloved son of Glenys and Lawrence (dec.) Cross, loved brother of Ian, Noel and Alison; loved husband of Anne. Dearly loved father and father-in-law of Jessica and Andy, Ryan and Katie & Hannah and Mick. A loving grandfather to Emily, Claire, Anna, Ash, Cadel, Teddy, Edwina, Billy Alan, Maya and Zara. Special brother in law to Geoff, Wendy, Di, Stuart and Erandi. We will proudly walk, run, ride, swim, fish, camp and paddle in your footsteps everyday. Go well Al x

The funeral service for Mr Alan Cross of Bairnsdale, will be livestreamed to the 'Peter Murray Funerals' Facebook page, commencing at 1pm, Wednesday April 1, 2020. If you are unable to make the livestream, the video will be available to replay afterwards. 

KUIPER, Mr Johannes 'John'

5/1/1933 - 25/3/2020. Passed away peacefully at home. Husband of Carla, loving father of Michael and Claire, best friend of Bobby.

'Seul et libre'

In accordance to John's wishes a private cremation has been held.

MUSGROVE, Mrs Patricia 'Pat'

Of Lakes Entrance, passed away peacefully on March 22, 2020, surrounded by her family. Loved wife of Max and very special mum of Steve, Faye and Jenny. Mother-in-law of Julie, Vince and Mark. Much loved Nana of Jody, Matt, Leigh, Scott, Trent, Stacey and Brooke. Great Nana Pat to Ryder, Dallas, Sonni, Kai, Braxton, Nate and Ashton. Much loved by all. Forever in our hearts. 

The funeral service for Mrs Patricia 'Pat' Musgrove of Lakes Entrance will be livestreamed on the 'Peter Murray Funerals' Facebook page, Friday March 27, 2020, commencing at 11am.

DONALD, Mrs Valerie

Of Orbost, passed away Thursday, March 5, 2020, aged 86 years. Much loved mother of Gary (dec.), Vincent 'Fred' (dec.), Keryn and Linda. Grandmother and great-grandmother. Sadly missed.

A graveside funeral service for Mrs Valerie Donald will be held at the Orbost Cemetery on Thursday, March 12,  2020, commencing at 2pm.

ASHWORTH, Mr Keith Albert 'Ashee'

7/2/1935 - 29/2/2020 of Metung. Passed away peacefully at Latrobe Valley Regional Hospital. Loved husband and partner to Jackie for 30 years. Father to Brooke and husband Mike, proud grandad to Dom and Seb. Fondly known and respected by Jackie's children. Son of Albert and Mary (both dec.), brother of Norman (dec.) Ronald (dec.) and Allen. Brother-in-law of Faye. Lives of great men all remind us we can make our lives sublime and departing leave behind us footprints on the sands of time.

The Memorial service for Mr Keith 'Ashee' Ashworth of Metung will be held at Metung Yacht Club, Metung, on Friday, March 20, 2020, commencing at 2pm.

BOND, Mr Stephen 'Bondy'

Of Paynesville. Passed away on 16th February 2020. Loving father of Tracey, Melissa and Erin. Father in law of Cameron, Nathan and BJ. Poppy to Eliza-Jay, Riley, Zakiah and Talulah. 'We all love you so much.'

The funeral service for Mr Stephen 'Bondy' Bond of Paynesville will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, 30 Victoria St, Bairnsdale on Friday 28th February 2020 commencing at 11:00am. Private cremation.

THOMAS, Mr Ross

Of Paynesville, formerly of Dartmoor. Passed away suddenly on 15th February 2020. Adored husband of Sandra and cherished father of Daryl and Stephen. Father in law of Julie (dec) and Karen. Very much loved step father to Sharon and Tania and step father in law to Glenn and Ian. Loving Pop of Jemma, Chelsea, Jackson, Ally, Kane, Georgia, Dean, Stacy and Owen. Great Pop of Sylvi, Rex, Parker, Taj and Koah. Wonderful memories are ours to keep forever. 

The funeral service for Mr Ross Thomas of Paynesville will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, 30 Victoria St, Bairnsdale on Tuesday 25th February 2020 commencing at 11:00am. Private cremation. 

MUNDY, Mr Dean Anthony

Of Garran, ACT (formerly of Orbost) passed away on 1st February 2020. Loved son of Maxwell and Jeanette. Loved father of Jordan. Loved Brother of Jason and Nicholas and loved Partner of Ally. Forever in our hearts.

A graveside funeral service for Mr Dean Mundy will be held at the Orbost Cemetery, Orbost on Monday 24th February 2020 commencing at 1:00pm.

COLEMAN, Mrs Wendy

Of Marlo passed away peacefully on Sunday 16th February 2020 aged 82 years. Dearly loved wife of John and mother of Tanya. Remember you always.

A private funeral for Wendy will be held.

BARNETT, Mrs Tracey Leanne

Of Orbost. With her loving family by her side, she closed her eyes peacefully on Monday 10th February 2020 aged 60 years. Loved and loving wife of Jim, adored mother of Joel and Shannon and Claire and Steve. Beloved Nanny of Harley. Loved and missed by family and friends everywhere. Larger than life, your star shines so bright and remains that way.  In the hearts of all who knew you. An inspiration to us.

The funeral service for Mrs Tracey Barnett of Orbost will be held at the Orbost Golf Club, Orbost on Wednesday 19th February 2020 commencing at 11:00am. Private cremation.

CROFT (nee Day), Mrs Iris

14/12/1917 - 2/2/2020 aged 102. Dearly loved wife of Malcolm (dec) loved and loving mother of John and Barbara. Mother in law to Hendrika (dec), Elaine and Ernie. Nan to John & Jean, Rhonda & Troy, Shannon & Karin, Rodney, Cherie & Harry. Gran Nan to 13 and great gran Nan to 1. Friend to Tanya and Ricky.  Wonderful memories and moments will never fade.  

The funeral service for Mrs Iris Croft will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, 30 Victoria St,  Bairnsdale on Thursday 13th February 2020 commencing at 10:00am. An additional service for Iris will be held graveside at the Boolarra Cemetery, Barktown Rd, Boolarra at 2:30pm the same day.

MUSGROVE, Mrs Lillian Jean

Of Goon Nure passed away at home on Saturday 1st February 2020. Loved wife of Don (dec). Friend to many. Always in our hearts.

In accordance with Lillian's wishes, a private cremation will be held.

HENDERSON, Mr Stuart Ross 'Ross'

Of Lake Bunga. Passed away on 30th January 2020 aged 83 years. Very loved and loving husband of Eileen (dec).

The funeral service for Mr Ross Henderson of Lake Bunga will be held at the Uniting Church, Lakes Entrance on Friday 7th February 2020 at 10:00am.

LEDWITH (nee Field), Mrs Patricia Margaret

1923 - 2020. Passed away peacefully at Opal Lakeview Aged Care, Lakes Entrance on 2nd February 2020. Loving wife of Terry (dec). Loved mother of Marilyn (dec), Dianne, Suzanne, Pamela (dec) and Helen. Mother in law to John, Geoff and Patrick. Grandmother to Chris, Shannon, Kerrie, Paul (dec), Steven, Kristoffer, Wayan and Kartika and Gigi to all her great grandchildren.  Together again with Dad.

Funeral prayers for Mrs Patricia Ledwith of Lakes Entrance will be held at St Brendan's Catholic Church, Lakes Entrance on Thursday 6th February 2020 commencing at 2:00pm. At the conclusion of prayers, the cortege will proceed to the Lakes Entrance Cemetery.

O'SHANNASSY, Mr William John 'John'

Of Orbost, passed away on the 28th January 2020 aged 87 years. Beloved husband of Marg. Loved father of Glen, Lyle, Paul and Terry (dec). Father in law of Millie, Lisa and Melinda. Sadly missed. Always in our hearts.

The funeral service for Mr William John 'John' O'Shannassy of Orbost will be held graveside at the Orbost Cemetery, Orbost on Monday 3rd February 2020 commencing at 2:00pm.

CARSTAIRS (nee Flinn), Mrs Patricia Yvonne

Passed away peacefully at the Bairnsdale Regional Hospital, aged 83 years. She has fought for many years with bad health, but still she smiled. Loving wife of Bruce (dec.). Mother of Victor, Wayne and Keith. Nan to 11 grand kids, and great grandmother to 27. She will be so sadly missed by us all.

A graveside funeral service for Mrs Patricia Yvonne Carstairs will be held at the Lakes Entrance Cemetery, Palmers Road, Lakes Entrance, on Friday, January 31, 2020, commencing at 3pm.

FORDHAM, Mrs Norma

28/8/1935 - 24/1/2020. Passed away after a short illness. Loving wife of Keith (dec). Loved mother of Glenn and grandmother of Ryan, Stephanie (dec) and Joel. Always in our hearts and will be sadly missed

The funeral service for Mrs Norma Fordham of Lakes Entrance will be held graveside at the Lakes Entrance Cemetery, Lakes Entrance on Wednesday 29th January 2020 at 11:00am.

LEWIS-BYLOS, Ms Carrol Anne

Of Orbost, formerly of Jervis Bay NSW, passed away peacefully with her children by her side on 23rd January 2020.
Loving mother of Jason, Kirstein and Brent. Beloved Nan of Tahlia, Peter, Bailey, Lachlan and Nevaeh.
Gone walkabout with a cup of tea, we will always miss you Shorty.

The funeral service for Carrol Anne Lewis-Bylos of Orbost will be held graveside at the Orbost Cemetery, Orbost on Friday 31st January 2020 commencing at 11:00am.

GRIGGS, Mrs Shirley Dawn

A graveside funeral service for Mrs Shirley Dawn Griggs of Orbost will be held at the Orbost Lawn Cemetery, Orbost on Friday 24th January 2020 commencing at 2.00 pm.

MARSHALL, Mr Maurice 'Maurie'

Passed away peacefully at Orbost Regional Health on Wednesday 8th January 2020. Loved husband of Christine, cherished (and at times tolerated) Dad of Allison and Dale, Jo and Rob, Leah and Brett, Gerard and Kym. Very proud Pop / Papa Woof Woof of Dakota, Callan, Ella, Archie, Makayla and Campbell. Friend to many. Resting now after a long illness. Go Tigers.


The Memorial Service for Mr Maurice 'Maurie' Marshall of Orbost will be held at the Orbost Golf Club, 96 Bonang Rd, Orbost on Tuesday 14th January 2020 commencing at 2:00pm.

TAIT, Mr John

Passed away peacefully, aged 91 years. Loving husband to Eva & father to Jeanette & Marian. Father in law to Frank. Proud Pop to Des, Kieran, Stephen and Christian and great grandfather to Ellana, Alissa, Raiden and Luca. Will be sadly missed.


The funeral service for Mr John Tait of Bairnsdale will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, Bairnsdale on Monday 13th January 2020 commencing at 10.30am. Private Cremation

TARANTINO, Mr Giovanni 'John'

Funeral prayers to celebrate the life of Mr Giovanni 'John' Tarantino of Kalimna will be held at St Brendans Catholic Church, Lakes Entrance on Thursday 16th January 2020 commencing at 11:00am. At the conlcusion of prayers the cortege will proceed to the Lakes Entrance Cemetery.

COOK, Mr Douglas

Of Lake Tyers Beach, formerly of Geelong for many years. Passed away peacefully at Bairnsdale Regional Hospital on Thursday 2nd January 2020 aged 80 years. Loved husband of Ann & loving father & father in law of Justine & Morry and Miranda & Terry. Adored Pop of Jessica, Dylan and Jackson, Brandon and Tayler. Always in our hearts. Private Cremation.

A Memorial service will be advertised in the Geelong Advertiser in due course.

ELLIS, Mr Raymond John 'Bluey'

19/2/1947 - 3/1/2020  Passed away suddenly at home. Loved husband of Pauline. Adored Dad of Narelle and Nikki. Special Dad to Deb, Chrissy, Lisa and Blake. Poppy of Charlotte, Josh and Quinn. Forever loved.


The funeral service for Mr Raymond 'Bluey' Ellis of Lakes Entrance will leave the Lakes Entrance Golf Club, Golf Links Rd, Lakes Entrance after a service commencing at 2:00pm on Monday 13th January 2020 for the Lakes Entrance Cemetery.

ROWE (nee Bartlett), Mrs Brenda Janet

27/1/ 1927 - 4/1/2020 of Lakes Entrance, formerly of Morwell. Dearly loved wife of Peter (dec) and loving Mother of their five children. Devoted Granny of 12 grandchildren and very special great Gran of 25 precious great grandchildren.


The funeral service for Mrs Brenda Janet Rowe of Lakes Entrance, formerly of Morwell, will be held at St Nicholas Anglican Church, 11 Church St, Lakes Entrance on Friday 10th January 2020 commencing at 10.00 am. An additional service will be held at Gippsland Memorial Park, Cemetery Dr, Traralgon  commencing at 2.30pm the same day. Private Cremation.

CLEMENTS, Mr Horace 'Clem'

The funeral service for Mr Horace 'Clem' Clements of Paynesville will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, 30 Victoria St, Bairnsdale on Monday 6th January 2020 commencing at 11:00am.

MEYZIS, Mr Martin Liudas

Of Bairnsdale and Orbost. Passed away at Bairnsdale Regional Hospital on Thursday 26th December 2019, aged 66 years. Larrikin of 6 kids, friend to many. Gone to soon.

The memorial service for Mr Martin Meyzis will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, 30 Victoria St, Bairnsdale on Saturday 18th January 2020 commencing at 11:00am.

PURCELL, Mr Francis James 'Frank'

Of Johnsonville, passed away peacefully at BRHS on Wednesday 18th December 2019, aged 72 years. Loved stepfather of Jurgen & Andrea & treasured stepfather in law of Jan & Allan. Adored Poppy of Robbie, Andrew, Tanya, Michael, Alyce their partners & their children. Much loved best mate of Rob. Our words are few, our thoughts are deep, wonderful memories are ours to keep.  Rest in peace.

 A graveside funeral service for Mr Frank Purcell of Johnsonville will be held at the Bairnsdale Lawn Cemetery, Bairnsdale on Monday 23rd December 2019 commencing at 11.00am. In lieu of flowers, donations to Bairnsdale Regional Hospital would be greatly appreciated. 

MCCALLUM, Mr Merv

Of Metung,  passed away peacefully on 15th December 2019. Much loved husband of Joan (dec) and 'Old man' of Craig and Kylie. Grandfather of Cooper and Aston. 'A bloke couldn't have had a better 'Old man'.


The funeral service for Mr Merv McCallum of Metung will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, 30 Victoria St, Bairnsdale on Friday 20th December 2019 commencing at 2:00pm. Private cremation.

MORESI, Mr David Walter

Aged 69, passed away tragically on 30 November 2019. Dearly loved husband of Judi and much loved dad of Kelly, Nathan and Luke and father in law to Sam, Belinda and Becky. Adored grandfather to Ella, Campbell, Cooper, Lachlan, Hunter, Harriet, Clementine, Lenora and Ned. Very much loved and missed.

The Memorial Service for Mr David Moresi of Johnsonville will be held at the Lakes Entrance Golf Club, Golf Links Rd, Lakes Entrance on Friday 13th December 2019 commencing at 2:00pm.

STEVENSON, Ms Cheryl Patricia

Of Lakes Entrance, formerly of Morwell, passed away at Latrobe Regional Hospital, Traralgon after a hard battle aged only 67 years. Dearly loved mother of Rebecca & Kerryn. Adored sister of Elizabeth. Loved mother in law of Rick & Lance. Special Nana of Isaac & Zoe and Lyra & Kayley. Weep not that she has gone but smile that she has been.

The funeral service for Cheryl Stevenson of Lakes Entrance will leave the Lakes Entrance Baptist Church, 141 Princes Highway Lakes Entrance on Monday 9th December 2019, after a service commencing at 11.00am for the Lakes Entrance Cemetery.

MARSHALL, Mr Bryan William

Of Paynesville, formerly of Wederburn and Beaconsfield. Passed away with his beloved Denise by his side on Monday 2nd December 2019 aged 73 years. Much loved father of Julie-Anne and Robert. Father in law to Charles. Special Pa to Georgina & Billy and Sebastian. Brother of David and Philip (dec). Love and gratitude to Gary & Jan for their unwavering love and support.
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 family would like to thank BRHS Palliative Care team and the district nurses for their ongoing support over the last 4 years.
Private cremation

WERTHEIMER, Mr Peter William

6/11/41 – 23/11/19. After his courageous battle, Peter, dearly loved father of Sally, Susan & Vivien, partner of Christine and grandfather to Jack, Ben, Lucas, Maiya & Kale, passed away peacefully in his sleep. Peter’s kindness, strength and generosity of heart were his gifts to all who were blessed to have known and loved him. He will be forever in our memories and hearts.

The funeral service for Mr Peter Wertheimer of Paynesville will leave The Anglican Church of St Peter By The Lake, Paynesville after a service commencing at 12 noon on Saturday 30th November 2019 for the Paynesville Cemetery.

GARTH, Mr Damian Paul

Of Paynesville, died suddenly on Thursday 21st November 2019 aged 44 years. Loved husband of Katie. Adored father of Kayla, Mitchell, Darcie, Holly and Hayden. At peace at last. There is no more pain. Fond memories of the past, are what we will retain.

The funeral service for Mr Damian Paul Garth of Paynesville will be held at The Paynesville Football Club, Paynesville on Friday 29th November 2019 commencing at 3:00pm. Private cremation.

ROWE, Mrs Sheila Mary

Of Bairnsdale. Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family on 20th November 2019. Wife of Gordon (dec). Mother of Marlene, Barry (dec), Peter and Julie (dec). Mother in law of Bev and John. Nan to 15 grandchildren, 29 great grandchildren and 2 great, great grandchildren. 'You did it your way'. Rest in peace


Funeral prayers for Mrs Sheila Rowe of Bairnsdale will be held at St Mary's Catholic Church, Bairnsdale on Tuesday 26th November 2019 commencing at 1:00pm. At the conclusion of prayers, the cortege will proceed to the Bairnsdale Cemetery.

DOUGLAS, Mr Robert 'Bob'

Of Lakes Entrance, passed away suddenly on 17th November 2019 aged 83 years. Much loved husband of Jill and father of Matthew. Father in law of Gaby and adored Grandpa of Jensen, Clayton and Martin. 'A great innings'. Forever in our hearts.


A Memorial service for Mr Robert 'Bob' Douglas of Lakes Entrance will be held at the Lakes Entrance Golf Club, Golf Links Rd, Lakes Entrance on Thursday 28th November 2019 commencing at 11:00am.

 

ELDRIDGE (nee SPRUZEN), Mrs Lois Merle

Passed away peacefully on 16th November 2019. Loved wife and mother of Bill (dec), Rob and Chris. Loving sister of Shirley and Yvonne (dec) and their families. Sadly missed. In God’s care

The funeral service for Mrs Lois Eldridge will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, 30 Victoria St, Bairnsdale on Thursday 21st November 2019 commencing at 10.30am. Private cremation.

LAWS, Mr Paul Damian

Late of Sutherland Lodge, Bairnsdale. Passed away on 13th November 2019. Loved son of Peter & Daintry (both dec) and loved brother of Theresa, Patrick, Peter and David. A gentle soul well loved.

The funeral service for Mr Paul Laws will leave the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, Bairnsdale after a service commencing at 11:00am on Wednesday 20th November 2019 for the Paynesville Cemetery.

LOFFLER, Mr Errol John

Of Paynesville. Passed away peacefully at Opal Nursing Home, Paynesville on Tuesday 12th November 2019 aged 76 years. Dearly loved husband of Joy of nearly 57 years. Much loved Dad to Glenn, Craig, John and Tracy. Beloved father in law to Rohan. Cherished Pop to Jaye, Demi, Tyler Alisha, Amy and Emily. A chapter completed, a page turned, a life well lived, a rest well earned. Happy memories of the good times, happy memories will never be forgotten. Peacefully Sleeping.

The funeral service for Mr Errol John Loffler of Paynesville will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, 30 Victoria St, Bairnsdale on Wednesday 20th November 2019 commencing at 2.00pm. Private Cremation. In lieu of flowers donations to the Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated. 

RITCHIE, Ms Caroline

Of Bairnsdale. Passed away at home surrounded by family on 10th November 2019. Cherished mother of Willow, Dennis (dec) and Ant. Mother in law of Lisa, Paula and Lynette. Adored Nan to Darryl, Monique, Taylah, Milli, Nash, Lincoln and Evie. Loved sister to sister Helen, Dennis (dec) Jeffery (dec), Edna, Donald ‘Duck’ (dec), Lisa and Jackie. Loving partner of Wilfred. Reunited with Dennis. 

The funeral service for Ms Caroline Ritchie of Bairnsdale will be held at Gippsland and East Gippsland Aboriginal Co-Operative (GEGAC) 37-53 Dalmahoy St, Bairnsdale on Friday 22nd November 2019 commencing at 12 noon. At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the Bairnsdale Cemetery.

CROUCH, Ms Hayley Isabel

3/11/1986 – 11/11/2019. We will miss your kind and gentle soul, your cheeky smile and heart of gold. Loving daughter of Jill and Michael. Sister to David, Kristy and Phil. Special aunty to Polly, Edi and Lewis We will love you forever and a day. Sleep peacefully little one.

The funeral service for Miss Hayley Crouch of Marlo will be held at the Marlo Cemetery, Marlo on Thursday 21st November 2019 commencing at 2:00pm.

PIETRALLA, Mr Werner

Of Bruthen, passed away on Tuesday 29th October 2019. Beloved husband of Christa, loved father of Siegfried and Manfred and their families Mary, Janine, Liam, Leonardo, Olivia and Sebastian.

RIP


A memorial service for Mr Werner Pietralla of Bruthen will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, 30 Victoria St, Bairnsdale on Monday 11th November 2019 commencing at 2:00pm.

 

HUGHES, Mrs Joyce

7/6/1914 - 30/10/2019  Whilst you didn’t quite get to that 110 you’d always aimed for, 105 was an awesome achievement! Joyce passed away on Wednesday 30th October 2019, surrounded by the loving and caring staff at Bupa Eastwood, who cannot be praised enough for their care, commitment and devotion to a beautiful woman. Thanks for the memories Grandma! You will be missed by all of your friends! Everyone you came into contact with loved you and thoroughly enjoyed spending time with you. RIP


A graveside funeral service for Mrs Joyce Hughes will be held at the Bairnsdale Cemetery, Bairnsdale on Friday 8th November 2019 commencing at 2pm.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Dementia Australia would be greatly appreciated.

 

YOUNG, Mr Reginald Frederick 'Mick'

Of Cann River. Passed away peacefully on 27th October 2019. Loved father of Kevin and Maureen. Loved Pop of Donald, David, Joshua, Jodie, Blake, Jordan, Shania, Izaiah and Ocean. Forever loved and greatly missed.


The funeral service for Mr Reginald ‘Mick’ Young of Cann River will be held graveside at the Cann River Cemetery, 152 Princes Highway, Cann River on Thursday 7th
November 2019 commencing at 2:00pm.

 

CROWE, Mrs Norma Joan

Passed away peacefully on October 27th 2019, aged 85 years.  

Loving wife of Ian (dec),  Mother of Geoffrey (dec), Barry, Glendon and Peter. In our hearts forever. Rest in peace


The funeral service for Mrs Norma Crowe of Orbost will be held at St James Anglican Church, Orbost on Monday 4th
November, 2019 at 2:00pm. Private cremation.

MARKBY, Mrs Marie Louise

Of Lakes Entrance. 18/11/1930 - 26/10/2019

Passed away peacefully surrounded by family at Bairnsdale Hospital, aged 88 years. Dearly loved wife of Alan (dec) Much loved mother of Geoffrey and mother in law of Juliet. Loving sister in law of Nancy Burns. Adoring 'Mummy' of Tootsie the dog.

Forever in our hearts

The funeral service for Mrs Marie Markby of Lakes Entrance will arrive at the Lakes Entrance Cemetery, Lakes Entrance on Friday 1st November 2019 at 2:00pm for a graveside service.


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