DEATH & FUNERAL NOTICES
Death & Funeral Notices
LOELIGER. Lorraine Rosalind.
27-8-1934 – 19-5-2022
Beloved wife of the late Reinhard. Loving mother of Brett (dec), Sally and families.
A memorial service to celebrate Lorraine’s life will be held on FRIDAY (May 27) in the John Dunn Memorial Chapel at 2:00pm. Ashes will be interred in the Ararat Cemetery following the Chapel service. In leiu of flowers please plant a rose tree in you garden as rememberance.
BELL. Norman Richard.
22-3-1935 – 19-5-2022
Beloved husband of Tasma. Much loved father and father in law of Susan and Rodney, Dale and Yvonne, Ian and Sandra, Brett and Robyn. Pop of Jason, Nathan and Sarah, Chloe and Matthew, Leroy, Abby, Andrew, Chris, Tim, Johnathon, Brooke and Lachie. Grteat Pop of 13. The funeral will leave the Holy Trinity Anglican Church, 32 Viw Point St Ararat on WEDNESDAY (25th May) after a service commencing at 1:00pm for the Ararat Lawn Cemetery.
STARICK. Bruce Andrew.
25-6-1962 – 16-5-2022
Beloved son of Max (dec) & Joan. Loved brother of David, Len, Colin & Pat, and Robert. Fond Uncle of his Nieces & Nephews. A kind heart. Rest in peace. A funeral for the late Bruce Starick will leave the John Dunn Memorial Chapel, 9 Campbell St Ararat on Monday (May 23) after a service commencing at 1pm for the Ararat Lawn Cemetery.
WALKER. (nee McCorriston) Wilma May.
Passed away peacefully on 17.5.2022 in Ballarat. Dearly loved and loving wife of John (dec 2011). Much loved Aunty of Diane and Michael Martin. Loved great Aunty of Simone and Mark, Mahalia and Josh, Sonia and Donna. She will be sadly missed. In accordance to Wilma’s wishes a private cremation and committal was held.
LITTLE (nee Uhe). (Glad) Gladys Elsie.
1-7-1923 – 4-5-2022
Wife of the late Lance. Loved mother of Ralph, David, Bronwyn, Glenda, Peter and their partners. Grandmother of 7. Great Grandmother of 12. A funeral service for the late Glad Little will be held in the Ararat Uniting Church, 277 Barkly St, on WEDNESDAY (May 11) commencing at 11:00am. A burial will follow at 2:30pm in the Hamilton General (Old) Cemetery, Coleraine rd.
AYER. David Wishart.
19-3-1933 – 4-5-2022
Beloved husband of Jan. Father of Julie and Scott. Father in law of Phil and Sally. Grandfather of Jessica, Amanda, Ben, Sam and Tom. Great Grandfather of Spencer, Charlie, Hazel, Harley, Harry, Sonny and Marcus. Now at rest. A funeral service for the late David Ayer will be held in the Holy Trinity Church, 32 View Point St, Ararat on THURSDAY (May 12) commencing at 11:00am. A private cremation will be held.
BROWN. Leslie John.
14-9-1931 – 3-5-2022
Beloved husband of the late Anne. Much loved father and father in law of Liz and Terry, Stephen and Sue, Dette and John, Kathy, Ged (dec) and Karyn, Marg and Alvin, Barb and Terry and Phil (dec). Pa and Great Pa of Many. “Cheerio”. Funeral Prayers for the late Leslie Brown will be held in the Ararat Catholic Church, 304 Barkly St, Ararat on TUESDAY (May 10) commencing at 11:00am. The funeral will leave at the conclusion of Prayers for the Ararat Cemetery.
PHILLIPS. Robert Arthur (Bob)
31-3-1932 – 30-4-2022
Loved husband of Elaine (dec). Loving father Leanne, Suellen, Kirsty and families. Reunited with mum. A memorial service for the late Robert Phillips will be held in the Tatyoon Hall on MONDAY (May 9) commencing at 2:00pm. A private burial will be held.
DOWLEY. Robert James.
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HALL. (Ray) Thomas Raymond.
20-5-1936 – 25-4-2022
Beloved husband of Maria. Much loved and loving father of Sharon, Dianne (dec), Rosie, Sylvia, Gloria, Rae and their partners. Pop of Melissa, Nathan, Ryan, Stephanie, Krystal, Kahlie, Luke, Jake, Brooke, Adam, Sarah, Jessica, Clinton, Danny, Matthew, Karen. Great Pop of plenty. The funeral of the late Ray Hall will leave the Moyston Recreation Reserve on TUESDAY (May 3) after a service commencing at 1:00pm for the Moyston Cemetery.
NICHOLSON. Peter James.
17-6-1962 – 26-4-2022
Much loved father of Bec, Maddie, Alex and Jack and their partners. Loving Pa of Harlow, Carter, Amalie and Aubrey. A memorial service for the late Peter Nicholson will be held in John Dunn Memorial Chapel 9 Campbell St, Ararat on MONDAY (May2) commencing at 2:00pm. A private cremation was held.
FERGUSON. Elizabeth Margaret.
The funeral of the late Elizabeth Ferguson will leave the John Dunn Memorial Chapel, 9 Campbell St, Ararat on WEDNESDAY (Apr 20) after a service commencing at 2:00pm for the Ararat Cemetery. The service will be avaliable to view on the live streaming page on our website at 4:00pm.
LOWE. Rosemarie Jean.
A graveside service for the late Rosemary Lowe will be held on WEDNESDAY (Apr 20) commencing at 11:00am in the Ararat Lawn Cemetery.
JACOBI. Nancy Louisa.
8-10-1929 – 4-4-2022
Beloved wife of the late Bob. Much loved and loving mother and mother-in-law of Sharon and Ray (dec), Robert and Jenni, Jenny and Peter. Nan of Mark, Kate, Ross, Tani, Dee, Alanah, Nick, Matt and Ange. Great nan of Candy, Naomi, Mietta, Landon, William, Remy and Jobe.
A funeral service for the late Nancy Jacobi will be held in the John Dunn Memorial Chapel, 9 Campbell St, Ararat on WEDNESDAY (April 13) commencing at 11:00a.m. A private cremation will follow.
KLEMM. Adam Leslie.
4-6-1962 – 1-4-2022
Loving father with Bronwyn of Jess and Ryan, Lucy and Ruby. Adored poppy of Evie, Sadie and Oscar. A memorial service for the late Adam Klemm will be held on Alexandra Oval, Waratah Ave, Ararat on MONDAY (April 11) commencing at 2:00p.m. A private cremation will precede.
STEPHENS. The funeral service for the late Margaret Stephens will be held in the Holy Trinity Anglican Church, View Point St, Ararat on WEDNESDAY (Mar 30) commencing at 1:00 pm. A private cremation will follow.
GLEW Dorothy Lilian 01.06.1932 – 23.03.2022 Beloved wife of the late Norman. Much loved and loving mother and mother-in-law of Russell (dec), Wayne and Janine, Gail, Deb and Ange. Grandmother and Great Grandmother of many. The funeral of the late Dorothy Glew will leave the John Dunn Memorial Chapel, 9 Campbell St, Ararat on TUESDAY (Mar 29) after a service commencing at 11:00 am for the Ararat Lawn Cemetery.
FORBES. (Nee Houston) Valerie Ann (Val)
Passed away peacefully on 20th March 2022 at Mildura Base Hospital, aged 84 years. Loved and loving wife of Bill (dec) and John (dec). Loving mother and mother-in-law of Murray & Cathy, Garry (dec) and Daryl & Leone. Loving Nan and Gran-nan. The funeral of the late Valerie Forbes will leave the John Dunn Memorial Chapel, 9 Campbell St, Ararat on THURSDAY (Mar 31) after a service commencing at 11:00 am for the Ararat Lawn Cemetery.
BENNETT. Val Isobel.
31-12-1936 – 11-3-2022
Beloved wife of Max (Dec). Loved and loving mother of Sharon, Lindsay, Max, Chris, Michele and Simone. Nanna and Great Nanna.
The funeral service for the late Val Bennett will be held in the John Dunn Memorial Chapel, 9 Campbell St, Ararat on FRIDAY (Mar 25) commencing at 11:00am. A private cremation will follow.
HARRIS. John James McPherson.
18-8-1942 – 13-3-2022
Beloved husband of Joy. Much loved and loving father of James and Tiffany, Julia and Michelle, and Duncan. Dear Grandad of Angus, Jasper and Tadhg.
HARRIS. A funeral service for the late John Harris will be held in the Ararat Uniting Church, 277 Barkly St, Ararat on WEDNESDAY (Mar 23) Commencing at 2:00pm. A private cremation will follow.
COSSAR. “Possum” Gregory John.
18-4-1956 – 11-3-2022
Beloved husband of Caroline. Father of Kathleen. Step-father of Khristie. Grandfather of Robert, Brody, Riley and Kade. Step Grandfather of Kayla. Brother of Lance and Joulie. Brother-in-law of Chris and Steve. Uncle and Great Uncle of many.
“Our Hearts Will Go On”
The funeral for the late “Possum” Greg Cossar will leave the Charlton Harness Racing Club, Lundy St on TUESDAY (Mar 22) after a service commencing at 11:00am for the Charlton Lawn Cemetery.
24-11-1926 – 6-3-2022
Beloved wife of the late Norman. Much loved and loving mother of Graeme, Denise and Maree. Mother-in-law of John. Nan of James, Sarah, Pagan. Great Nan of Hayley, Olivia, Riley, Toby and Lachlan. A private service was held.
HAMILTON (nee Baird). Pammy.
3-4-1938 – 10-3-2022
Devoted and much-loved wife of Tickle (dec). Dearly loved mum of Suzy, Lindsay, Shayne, Garry, Carmel and Sharon. Adored Nanny Pam of her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Loved daughter of Adam (Jack) and Melva Julia Baird. Loved sister of Max (dec), Brenda (dec), Ronald, Kevin and their wives and families.
The graveside service for the late Pammy Hamilton will be held on WEDNESDAY (March 16) commencing at 1:00pm in the Ararat Lawn Cemetery.
JACKSON. John Edward (Ted).
23-10-1921 – 3-3-2022
Beloved husband of the late Isla. Much loved and loving father and father-in-law of Russell & Helena, Selwyn & Julie and Mervyn. Grandpa to 9. Great Grandpa to 14.
A private committal was held.
Mc GRATH. Thomas James Patrick.
14-1-1945 – 19-2-2022
Passed away peacefully at Gandarra. Beloved son of Thomas and Norma (both dec). Cherished brother of Margaret and Ernie (dec), Kaye and Max, Philip and Margaret, Michael and Kathy, Terry and Elaine, Robyn and Merv and their families.
The funeral for the late Thomas (Pat) McGrath will leave the John Dunn Memorial Chapel, 9 Campbell St, Ararat on THURSDAY (Mar 3) after a service commencing at 11:00am for the Ararat Lawn Cemetery.
HEAFT nee Power. Bette Margaret
7-9-1930 – 20-2-2022
Beloved wife of Ken (Dec.) Loved and cherished mother of Mandy and Paula. Loved Mother-in-law to Darryl. Devoted Nanna to Ashley and Kristin, Nathan and Sharlene, Adam and Charlee, Trent, Michelle and Liam. Proud Nanna G to Winnie, Casey, Aleeya, Remi, Dotti, Ethan and Sierra.
A truly lovely lady.
SPENCER. Debra Jane.
20-6-1961 – 19-2-2022
Beloved wife of the late Greg. Much loved and loving mother and mother-in-law of Aaron and Whitney and Chantal. Nan of Declan, Leo and Everly. A private cremation was held.
BARRETT. Joyce Julia.
1-1-1929 – 20-2-2022
Beloved wife of the late Harry for 64 years. Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Julie and Ray, Robyn and Robert, Sue and Colin.
Cherished Gran and Great Gran of Lachlan, Kate, Will and Ollie, Nicole, Jono and Hannah, Tim, Colombina, Rory and Scarlette, Kate (dec), Sam, Blair, Clover and Goldie, Erin, Luke, Max and Ivy, Melissa and Colin, Jessica, Nick, Isabella, Amelia and Olivia.
Forever in our hearts
The funeral for Joyce will leave the John Dunn Memorial Chapel on FRIDAY (Feb 25) after a service commencing at 2:00pm for the Willaura Cemetery.
NEWSON. Graeme George.
22-3-1954 – 17-2-2022
Beloved father and father-in-law of Rachael, Joel and Sonya, Aaron and Donnah, Kylie and Scott, Ben and Georgia. Pop of Jayden, Jordan, Lachlan, Chloe, Brodi, Ebonee, Kayla, Talia, Tyi, Paris, Gabby, Ella, Brier, Madie, Logan, Noah, Harlee. Great Pop of Levi and Luke.
The funeral for Graeme will leave the John Dunn Memorial Chapel, 9 Campbell St on WEDNESDAY (Feb 23) after a service commencing at 2:00pm for the Ararat Lawn Cemetery.
NORTH. Alfred William.
5-11-1936 – 2-2-2022
Beloved husband of Winifred. Much loved father of William (dec), Elizabeth, Kevin, Jan, Peter (dec), Leslie and Clayton. Father in law of Harry, Barbara, Andrew, Kylie and Michelle. Pa, Great Pa and Great-great Pa. The funeral for the late Alfred North will leave the Salvation Army Church, on the corner of High St and Vincent St on TUESDAY (Feb 22nd) after a service commencing at 2:00pm for the Ararat Lawn Cemetery.
BARRY. Daniel Brian.
14-5-1934 – 11-2-2022
Dearly loved and loving husband of Judy. Loved and loving father of Stephen(dec), Donna and Jarita. Poppy of Isabella, Gabi and Maiara.Loved and loving son of John and Alice Barry (nee Barrett). Half brother of Alice. Brother of Helen, John, Dora, Jim, William, Ellen (all dec) Rick (unknown) and half brother of Billy Clarke (dec).
We had the best – now it’s your turn to rest. RIP.
BARRY. Prayers for the late Daniel Barry will be held in the Ararat Catholic Church, 304 Barkly St, on THURSDAY (Feb 17) at 11:00am. The funeral will leave at the conclusion of prayers for the Ararat Lawn Cemetery. The service will be avaliable for viewing online at approx. 2:00pm.
BOATMAN. Rev. John Henry
- 23 Sep 1932, in Ararat D. 04 Feb 2022, in Box Hill
Childhood and early adult years spent on the family farm at Crowlands. Ordained in the Methodist Church in 1971. Served in Parish Placements within the Methodist / Uniting Church: in Tasmania and Victoria. And in leadership positions with Lifeline in Tasmania, New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland. Retired in 1996 but continued serving Christ as an Associate Minister at The Avenue UC, Blackburn. Loving Husband, Father, Stepfather, Uncle, Brother, Cousin, Grandpa, Great Uncle. Besotted Great Grandfather. Compassionate friend.
A graveside Service for the late John Boatman will be held in the Crowlands Cemetery on MONDAY (14 Feb) at 11:00 am. A Memorial Service will be held at The Avenue Uniting Church, Blackburn, on FRIDAY (18 Feb) at 11:00 am.
WEEKS. Terence Stanley. APM, OAM.
9-10-1944 – 5-2-2022
Beloved husband of Pauline. Much loved and loving father of Kirsty and Shannon. Father in law of Django and Scott. Poppy of Monty, Edie, Lily and Isla.
Forever in our hearts.
Funeral prayers for the late Terence Weeks will be held in the Ararat Catholic Church, 304 Barkly St, Ararat on THURSDAY (Feb 10) at 1:00pm. A committal service will be held in the Cohuna Cemetery on FRIDAY (Feb 11) commencing at 1:00pm. The service will be avaliable for viewing online at approx. 4:00pm Thursday.
JOYCE. Harry Seong-Min.
Aged 21years. Loved son of Kylie and Bern (dec). Loved brother of Ruby and Charlie. In our hearts forever. Funeral arrangements to come.
You never failed to do your best,
Your heart was true and tender,
You simply lived for those you loved,
And those you love remember.
Funeral prayers for the Harry Joyce will be held in the Ararat Catholic Church, 304 Barkly St. Ararat, on MONDAY (Feb 7) commencing at 11:00am. A committal service will follow in the Ararat Lawn Cemetery.
SHANNON. Shirley Anne (nee Trewhella).
It is with great sadness that Shirley’s family announce the end of her suffering as she passed away peacefully at Gorrinn House aged 95 years. Devoted wife of Len (Dec 1969). Sister of June (dec) and Peter (dec). She will be lovingly remembered as a mother and mother-in-law by Steve and Barb, Kerry, Julie and Selwyn and as a treasured Shanny to her 8 Grandchildren and 11 Great Grandchildren. At peace and reunited with Len. Thanks, and appreciation to the dedicated staff at Gorrinn Village. A private service was held. The service can be viewed online at johndunnfunerals.com.au from 4:00pm today.