FITZPATRICK, Mr James 'Jim'
Of Lake Tyers Beach. Passed away peacefully at Lakes Entrance Aged Care on August 14, 2019 in the arms of the love of his life, Gloden. To the man I love, I will miss you greatly, but your spirit will always be near me.
The funeral service for Mr James 'Jim' Fitzpatrick of Lake Tyers Beach will be held at the Lakes Entrance Golf Club, Golflinks Road, Lakes Entrance on Wednesday 21st August 2019 commencing at 11.00am. Private cremation.
ERICKSON, Mrs Ava Pamela
Of Mossiface. Died peacefully at home surrounded by love on August 13, 2019. Precious mother of Elissa and Hamish. Mother-in-law to Joanne. Beloved Grandma to Beth, Alice, James and Lachlan. Loved sister of Pauline and sister-in-law to Eddie and aunt to her nieces and nephews and their lively and entertaining tribe of munchkin 'greats'. Sister of the heart to Jan, Robyn and Lari. A life well lived and loved. "Please, no notices or services, just pay the love forward". A memorial service for Ava will be advertised at a later date. Private cremation.
HEALEY, Mrs Emily
Of Newmerella. Passed away peacefully on August 11, 2019 at Lakes Entrance Aged Care. Loved wife of Bill (dec) and mum to Marlene, Brian, Geoff (dec) and Wendy. Mother-in-law to Keith, Dianne, Lynda and Peter. Nan to 12, great nan to 26 and great great nan to 2. Together again with Bill.
The funeral service for Mrs Emily Healey of Newmerella will arrive at the Orbost Cemetery on Monday 19th August 2019 at 11.00am for a graveside service.
THOMAS, Mr Desmond Charles
Of Lakes Entrance died on Monday August 9, 2019 at Bairnsdale Regional Hospital aged 89 years. Loved husband of Norma (dec). Brother of Bernard (dec), Margaret, Mary (dec) and Elizabeth. A very special person. Loved by all.
Requiem mass for the repose of the soul of the late Mr Desmond Thomas of Lakes Entrance will be offered at St. Brendan's Catholic Church, Lakes Entrance on Friday 16th August 2019 commencing at 11.00am. Private burial.
COSTANI, Mr Franco
Of Lakes Entrance. Passed away peacefully on August 6, 2019. Loved husband of Liliana and loved Papa of Elena, Roberta and Danny and father-in-law to Darrell. Nonno to Shannon, Jake, Connor and Jack and great grandfather to 5. We love you, we miss you. Ciao papà. Forever in our hearts.
The funeral service for Mr Franco Costani of Lakes Entrance will be held at the Rose Chapel, Gippsland Memorial Park, Cemetery Drive, Traralgon on Wednesday 14th August 2019 commencing at 1.00pm. Private cremation.
AMOTT, Mr Richard Henry
Passed away August 1, 2019 aged 89 years. Loving Husband of Florence (dec) and loved Father of Carole and Robert. Father-in-law to Lyn. Grandfather to Stacey, Juliette, Liana and Bonnie. Great grandfather to Zakary, Riley and Ruby. Together again with Mum.
The funeral service for Mr Richard Amott will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, 30 Victoria Street, Bairnsdale on Friday 9th August 2019 commencing at 11.00am. Private cremation.
TANNER, Mrs Phyllis
Of Bairnsdale. 28.09.1940 - 31.07.2019. Loved wife of Barry and loved mum of Michael, Bronwyn, Chris, Jane and Ross. Mother-in-law to Rodney, Robbie (dec), Adrian, Rebecca and Catherine. Grandma to Georgie (dec), Molly (dec), Sophie, Joshua, Lily, Bella, Charlie and Maggie. Always in our hearts.
Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of the late Mrs Phyllis Tanner of Bairnsdale will be offered at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Bairnsdale on Wednesday 7th August 2019 commencing at 2.00pm. At the conclusion of mass the cortege will proceed to the Bairnsdale Lawn Cemetery.
REAY, Mrs Helen
Of Nicholson. Passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 28, 2019. Much loved and adored wife of Robert. Loving mother of Christine and Jason. Constantly loved and ever remembered. Private cremation.
NEWMAN, Mr Paul 'Paulie'
Of Pelverata, Tasmania, formerly of Lakes Entrance. Passed away suddenly on 25th July 2019. Adored and cherished dad of Max. Very much loved son of Peter and Debra. Loved brother of Darryl and Wayne. Brother-in-law of Natalie and uncle to Hayley and Callum. Dearly loved grandson of Elvie and Bluey (dec) and Jessie, Ron and Dave (all dec). Loved nephew and cousin of the Newman and Williams families. Memories will never be forgotten. Missing you always, forgetting you never.
The funeral service for Mr Paul 'Paulie' Newman of Pelverata, Tasmania formerly of Lakes Entrance will leave the Lakes Entrance Golf Club, Golf Links Road, Lakes Entrance on Monday 5th August 2019 after a service commencing at 1.30pm for the Lakes Entrance Cemetery.
IRWIN, Mr Donald 'Donny'
of Lakes Entrance. 03.01.1942 - 26.07.2019. Much loved husband of Dawn. Stepfather to Shane and Elisha, Mieka and Mark. Poppy Don to Monique, Jesse, Jacob, Liam and Hannah. Father to Michael and Sue, Lisa and Ron, David and Melinda, Peter, John and Karen. Grandfather of 7 and great grandfather of 3. We've been so blessed to have had you in our lives. Sleep now and finally be at peace.
Funeral prayers for Mr Donald 'Donny' Irwin of Lakes Entrance will be held at St. Brendan's Catholic Church, Lakes Entrance on Tuesday 6th August 2019 commencing at 2.00pm. Private cremation.
In lieu of flowers donation to Scleroderma Victoria, www.sclerodermavictoria.com.au, would be greatly appreciated.
DROHAN, Mr Ian Edward 'Goals'
22.08.1932 - 28.07.2019, of Paynesville, formerly East St. Kilda. Passed away peacefully at Bairnsdale Hospital aged 86 years. Loved partner of Sheila. Adored father of Kylie. Father-in-law of Colin. Grandpa of Ebony, Erin and John, and Josh. Great grandpa of Ivy-Jean, Brooklyn, Ariah and Levi. Loved brother of Robert and brother-in-law of Valda and family. Forever in our hearts.
The funeral service for Mr Ian Edward 'Goals' Drohan of Paynesville formerly East St. Kilda will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, 30 Victoria Street, Bairnsdale on Friday 2nd August 2019 commencing at 11.00am. Private cremation.
HENRY, Mr Donald Keith 'Don'
Of Bairnsdale formerly of Tambo Upper. Passed away after a short illness on 24th July 2019. Loved husband and best friend of Gwen for 59 years and loving dad to Stuart, Brad and Jodee. Father-in-law to Shelley, Pauline and Simon. Surrogate father and good friend of Kenny. Poppy of Ashlee, Samantha-Lee, Kristine, Thomas, Kara, Shane, Riley and Ebony. Great Poppy of Demi, Declan, Imogen and Cooper. Brother of Beverley and brother-in-law to Neil and uncle to Mark, Leonie and Kirralee. See ya mate.
The funeral service for Mr Don Henry of Bairnsdale formerly of Tambo Upper will leave the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, 30 Victoria Street, Bairnsdale on Friday 2nd August 2019 after a service commencing at 2.00pm for the Bairnsdale Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations to the Cancer Council Victoria would be greatly appreciated.
O'SHANNASSY, Mr Terrence 'Terry'
Of Orbost. Passed away suddenly on July 19, 2019. Loved son of John & Marg and brother of Glen, Lyle and Paul. Brother-in-law of Millie, Melinda and Lisa. Sadly missed. Always in our hearts.
The funeral service for Mr Terry O'Shannassy of Orbost will be held at St. James' Anglican Church, 28 Browning Street, Orbost on Friday 26th July 2019 commencing at 11.00am. Private cremation.
CALLAGHAN (nee Robinson), Mrs Samantha Lee
Of Nicholson passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of Graeme. Much loved Mother of Jessica and Jack. Adored Daughter of Joan and Ken. Dearly loved Sister to John and Sister-in-law to Kate. Special Auntie to Chloe, Thomas and Bonnie. A brave heart finally at rest.
The funeral service for Mrs Samantha Callaghan of Nicholson will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, 30 Victoria Street, Bairnsdale on Wednesday 24th July 2019 commencing at 2.00pm. Private cremation.
LOWCOCK, Mr Graham Walter
Passed away July 14, 2019 after a long illness aged 63 years. Loved and loving husband of Dianne. Loving father of Renee and Aron (Smith), Adam and Lauren, Ricky and Rhye. Loving Grandpa of Riley (sleeping), Cassie, Abbie, Jayden and Ollie. We knew today would come, and we would have to say goodbye. You put up a brave fight, and forever in our hearts you stay. We will love you always.
The funeral service for Mr Graham Lowcock will be held at the Lakes Entrance Golf Club, Golf Links Road, Lakes Entrance on Tuesday 23rd July 2019 commencing at 11.00am. Private cremation.
McNAUGHTON (nee Morris), Mrs Jocelyn Elizabeth
11.03.1920 - 15.07.2019. Wife to Donald McNaughton (dec). Mother to Robert, Maxine (dec) and Brian (Toit). Grandmother to Rodney, Andrew, Campbell, Jason, Cameron and Stephanie. Great Grandmother to 12.
The funeral service for Mrs Jocelyn McNaughton will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, 30 Victoria Street, Bairnsdale on Friday 19th July 2019 commencing at 2.00pm. Private cremation.
PROUDFOOT, Mr Frederick 'Fred'
Of Newlands Arm, formerly of Kilsyth. Passed away peacefully at BRHS, on Thursday July 11, 2019 aged 98 years. Loved Husband of Cynth (dec). Father and father-in-law to Geoff and Sue. Son of Fred and Robina (both dec). Grandad to Sam and Rainie and their husbands John and Carl. Great grandad to Dale, Ricki, Nathan, Jayden and Bradley. An inspiration to us all.
The funeral service for Mr Frederick 'Fred' Proudfoot of Newlands Arm will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, 30 Victoria Street, Bairnsdale on Monday 22nd July 2019 commencing 11.00am. Private cremation.
URBANO, Mr Frank 'Joe'
The funeral service for Mr Frank 'Joe' Urbano will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, 30 Victoria Street, Bairnsdale on Friday 26th July 2019 commencing 2.00pm. Private cremation.
LAIDLER (Nee Darby, Nee Brennan), Mrs Clytie
Passed peacefully on Sunday, 30th June in the early hours of the morning. Loving Mother of Wilma (dec) and Syd, Richard and Lyn and their families. Beautiful lady at rest.
As per Clytie's wishes, a private cremation will be held.
CAMPBELL, Mr Andrew Craven
Of Bairnsdale. 19/06/1929 - 27/06/2019. Passed away peacefully at Bupa Nursing Home, Eastwood. Loved Husband and mate of Wendy. Loved Father of Malcolm and Doris, Ronald and Heather, Julie (dec.) and Kylie. Grandfather of 6 and Great Granddad of 1. Your memories and stories will be with us forever - our love for you is timeless. Now at rest.
As per Andrew's wishes a private cremation will be held.
BROMAGE, Mr Christopher 'Diesel'
Of Bruthen. 01.05.1962 - 24.06.2019. Passed away suddenly on Monday 24th June, 2019 at Ballarat Health Services. Adored Father of Erin. Grandfather to Jack and Archer. Dearly loved Son of Margaret and Clyde. Brother of Janise, Tony, Lisa and Adrian. The family chain has been broken but the link will never be forgotten. Forever in our hearts. R.I.P Diesel.
The funeral service for Mr Christopher 'Diesel' Bromage of Bruthen will arrive at the Bruthen Cemetery on Monday 1st July 2019 at 2.00pm for a graveside service.
BILLS, Mrs Heather June
Of Paynesville. Passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 16, aged 83 years. Dearly loved Wife of Pat (dec). Adored Mother to Lee-Anne, Cheryl and Trish. Dear mother-in-law to Ian and Otto. Loved Nana Heather to Aaron, Haidi, Jayde, Meg and Sam. Michelle and Dane. Kyle and Sofie. Great Nana Heather to Taj, Kurran, Breanna, Caleb, Owen and Alec and Scarlett. Reunited with her beloved Pat.
Funeral prayers for Mrs Heather Bills of Paynesville will be held at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Paynesville on Tuesday 25th June 2019 commencing at 11.00am. At the conclusion of prayers the cortege will proceed to the Paynesville Cemetery.
SMOOKER, Mr David Fredrick
Passed away June 14, 2019 aged 71 years. Dearly loved Husband of Flora. Much loved and treasured Father of Jennifer, Belinda and Paul. Respected father-in-law of Garry, Peter and Alexandra. Adored Grandpa of Emma, Alexis and Xander. We are beyond sadness on losing you. You meant the world to us. Your strength, courage and determination will always be our inspiration. You were the most amazing and caring Husband, Father and Grandfather. You will be forever loved and missed.
Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of the late Mr David Smooker of Orbost will be offered at St Colman's Catholic Church, Orbost on Monday 24th June 2019 commencing at 1.00pm. At the conclusion of mass the cortege will proceed to the Orbost Cemetery.
If you would like to make a donation to the Peter Mac Cancer Centre in memory of David please follow the link: https://memorialgift.everydayhero.com/au/david-smooker
SMITH, Mr Robert William George 'Bob'
03.11.1924 - 09.06.2019. Husband to Dawn (dec.) and Gloria. Dearly loved Dad to Malcolm, Geoff and Leigh. Respected and loved father-in-law to Joe. Loved Grandpa to Jayson and Jac, Troy, Lauren and Jamie, Casey, Kade, Pia and Nina. Special great-grandpa to Charlotte, Harley, Sofia, Yasmin and Kayden. 94 years of boating, fishing and waterskiing on the lakes. Forever in our hearts, always young at heart.
A private funeral service for Bob will be held.
OSTLER (nee Light), Mrs Norma Ellen
Of Bairnsdale formerly of Orbost. Passed away suddenly at home on Monday 10th June, 2019 with Janet and Alistair by her side. Dearly loved Wife of Fred (dec). Loving Mother of Pauline and Stephen, Janet and Alistair. Grandmother of Davin and Jamilla, Carla and Toby. Great Grandmother of Elodie and Felix. Always in our thoughts.
The funeral service for Mrs Norma Ostler of Bairnsdale formerly of Orbost will arrive at the Bairnsdale Cemetery on Friday 21st June 2019 at 2.00pm for a graveside service.
MATTHEWS, Mr Noel Robert
15.04.1935 - 01.06.2019. Treasured husband of Sidney. Much loved father of Sharron and Tamara. Loved father-in-law of Mark. Cherished Grandpa of Hannah, Zach and Chloe. Always in our hearts and memories. Never forgotten.
A private cremation for Noel has been held.
HODGE, Mrs Valda 'Maureen'
Formerly of Eildon. Passed away at Opal Nursing Home, Bairnsdale on Wednesday May 29, 2019.
A private cremation for Maureen has been held.
CHARVILLE (nee Eliott), Mrs Carol
Passed peacefully at home on Sunday May 26, 2019 with Bruce by her side. Adored and loving wife of Bruce. Beloved mother of Penny and Tracy. Only child to Ron and Verna (both dec). Mother-in-law to Chris and Glenn. Nana to Samantha, Peter, John, Dane and Haydn. Great Nana to five.
Will be sadly missed, always remembered and forever loved.
Until we meet again.
A private cremation for Carol has been held.
VEAL, Mr Graham Douglas
Of Paynesville. Passed away peacefully at Bairnsdale Hospital on Tuesday May 21, 2019. Best mate of Kaye and his furry family Ripa and Jedda. Loving Brother to Yvonne, Paul and families. Brother-in-law to Rick and Elaine. Uncle to Suzie and family. How lucky am I to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard!
The funeral service for Mr Graham Veal of Paynesville will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, 30 Victoria Street, Bairnsdale on Wednesday 29th May 2019 commencing at 11.00am. Private cremation.
McCALLUM, Mr Neil 'Groper'
Of Lakes Entrance. Died suddenly on Saturday May 18, 2019, aged only 58 years. Dearly loved husband of Dale. Son of Allan (dec) and Rene (dec). Brother of Alan, Noeleen, Maree (dec), Ross and Ian. My best friend and true love. See ya at the 19th hole.
The Memorial service for Mr Neil 'Groper' McCallum of Lakes Entrance will be held at the Lakes Entrance Golf Club, Golf Links Road, Lakes Entrance on Friday 7th June 2019 commencing at 2.00pm. In lieu of flowers donations to The Heart Foundation would be greatly appreciated.
WATTS, Mr Richard 'Rick'
Loved son, husband, brother, father and grandpa to 16. Passed away peacefully at home on Friday, May 17, 2019. Dearly loved by us all and forever in our hearts.
A service to celebrate Rick's life will be held on Thursday, May 23, commencing at 11.00am at the Lakes Entrance Golf Club, Golf Links Road, Lakes Entrance.
PATTEN (nee Hinton), Mrs Margaret Ann
Of Paynesville formerly of Denison, Glengarry and Warragul. Passed away peacefully on May 16, 2019. Partner of Bernie Dunn (dec.) and Mother of Chris, Julie and Shane. Mother-in-law of John and Toria. Loving Grandmother and Great Grandmother. Peacefully at rest.
The funeral service for Mrs Margaret Patten of Paynesville will be held at the Peter Murray Funerals Chapel, 30 Victoria Street, Bairnsdale on Tuesday 28th May 2019 commencing at 10.00am. A graveside service will be held the same day at the Warragul Cemetery, Victoria Street, Warragul at 3.00pm.