Funeral Notices

Not all funerals are displayed on this page. Please contact us on 1300 008 037 if you have any queries or would like more information.

SEXTON Mary Teresa
Died peacefully at Nazareth Care Camberwell on 6 August 2020.

Beloved wife of Tom (deceased), dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Paul & Beate, Kevin & Ann, Lynne & Graham, Peter & Kaye, and Brendan & Kerry. Loved and loving grandmother of Kaitlyn, Olivia & Madison, Christopher, Melanie & Daniel, Cameron, Georgia & Angela, and Scott & Lucas and great grandmother to Charlotte, Emma and Elliott.
We are grateful for the wonderful memories we will always treasure.

Deep thanks to the Sisters and Staff at Nazareth House for their compassionate care over the last two years.

The life of Mary will be honoured with a private family liturgy on Wednesday 19th August 2020 at 11.15am.
You are warmly invited to join us online. Please follow the link for the live streaming service. https://bit.ly/MarySexton

The link will be valid for up to 30 days to watch the service again, and there is the opportunity to leave a message for the family on the link page after the service has begun. No audio will be available until the start of the service for privacy reasons. Please call Natural Grace if you need any assistance in viewing.

Di COCCO  Maria

A funeral service to honour the life of Maria Di Cocco will be held on Tuesday 18th August 2020 at 1pm.

Please click on the link here for the live-streaming: https://www.belindajanevideo.com/client-video/maria-di-cocco/

The link will be valid for up to 30 days to watch the service again, and there is the opportunity to leave a message for the family on the link page after the service has begun. No audio will be available until the start of the service for privacy reasons.

Please call Natural Grace on 1300 008 037 if you need any assistance in viewing.

There will be candle lighting as part of the celebration and if you would like to be part of this, please have a candle ready to light.

In lieu of flowers, we ask that you make a donation to the Austin Health who provided Maria with wonderful care.

BOWEN, Kylie Eloise

Kylie passed away peacefully on 1st August 2020.

Much loved sister of Rachel and dearly loved daughter of Helen (dec) and Tom (dec).

Our beautiful brave girl Kylie will be sadly missed by Rachel and all her family and friends.

Many thanks to all at Uniting, Burwood who showed such kindness to Kylie and family

Private family funeral however it will be live-streamed at 12:15pm on Monday 17th August 2020

Please click on the link here: https://bit.ly/KylieBowen

The link will be valid for up to 30 days to watch the service again, and there is the opportunity to leave a message for the family on the link page after the service has begun. No audio will be available until the start of the service for privacy reasons. Please call Natural Grace if you need any assistance in viewing.

HAWKINS, Maxine Agnes

1957 – 2020

Much loved wife of Donald (Don), loving Mum to Rhonda and wonderful Grandmother to all nine grandchildren.

Deeply loved and will forever be missed.

A private cremation will occur.

Maxine’s memorial will be live-streamed at 10:15am, Thursday 13th August 2020

Please click on the link here: https://bit.ly/MaxineHawkins

The link will be valid for up to 30 days to watch the service again, and there is the opportunity to leave a message for the family on the link page after the service has begun. No audio will be available until the start of the service for privacy reasons. Please call Natural Grace if you need any assistance in viewing.

MACKAY, Alison Jean
(nee Inglis)

29.05.1941 – 05.08.2020

Passed away peacefully at her home in McCrae. Cherished daughter of John and Dorothy Inglis (dec) Little sister of Janet and Lucy (dec). Loving and much-loved mother and mother-in-law of Kathleen, John and Genii, and Rob and Shari. Proud Granny of Freddie, Jeremy, Annabel, Flynn, Will and Milla.

Korowa school girl, occupational therapist, farmer, drover, home builder, gardener, tragic Dees supporter, artist, opera and MTC enthusiast, cryptic crossworder, and a loving guardian of all her furry and feathered friends. A dear friend to all those so fortunate to have been in her life and share her passions. . .

Adventures followed her wherever she went, from droving cattle in the hills of Tumbarumba, crossing the Nullarbor, to plunging into Antarctic waters.

Alison was determined to never give up, no matter the challenges she faced in life and did so with timeless style and beauty.

Forever in our hearts.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to either MS Research msra.org.au or Peter MacCallum Cancer Foundation foundation.petermac.org

Alison’s funeral will be live-streamed from 12:30pm on Thursday 13th August 2020.

Please click on the link here for the live-streaming: https://bit.ly/AlisonMackay

The link will be valid for up to 30 days to watch the service again, and there is the opportunity to leave a message for the family on the link page after the service has begun. No audio will be available until the start of the service for privacy reasons. Please call Natural Grace if you need any assistance in viewing.

TRELEAVEN, Elaine Ruth

A funeral service to honour the life of Elaine Ruth Treleaven will be held on Monday 10th August 2020 at 11:15am.

Please click on the link here for the live-streaming: https://bit.ly/ElaineTreleaven

The link will be valid for up to 30 days to watch the service again, and there is the opportunity to leave a message for the family on the link page after the service has begun. No audio will be available until the start of the service for privacy reasons. Please call Natural Grace if you need any assistance in viewing.

McCUTCHEON (nee Penington), Vivienne Frances.

Vivienne Frances McCutcheon, OAM, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, 28th July 2020 at the age of 87. She was much adored by her (late) partner Andrew, four children: Louise, Kirsten, Simon and Nicola and their partners; six grandchildren; sister Margaret and many, many more family and friends.

“May flights of angels sing her to her rest…”

Her life will be celebrated on Wednesday 5th August 2020, at 3:30pm.

There will be a candle-lighting as part of the celebration and if you would like to be part of this, please have a candle ready to light.

Please click onto the link here for the live-streaming: https://bit.ly/VivienneMcCutcheon This link will be valid for up to 30 days.

In lieu of flowers, we ask that you make a donation to SisterWorks or the Indigenous Literacy Foundation.

The McCutcheon family will also be holding an informal Zoom event for those who wish to share memories with friends and family. Please feel free to join us!

  • Topic: Vivienne McCutcheon Celebration Zoom Meeting
  • Time: Aug 5, 2020 6:00pm Melbourne
  • Please note we intend to record this session.

CHILVERS, Adam Stewart
Born 13 February 1968 in Orbost Hospital, in country Victoria. Passed away peacefully at Ringwood Private Hospital on Wednesday the 8th of July 2020 at 4.10pm.

Much loved husband of Paul Chilvers. Loved son of Clive & Marian, younger brother to Craig (dec) and older brother to Katie Patterson; brother-in-law to Simon and much loved uncle to Mason.

A smile to hide our sadness,
A laugh to hide our tears,
But we will never stop loving you
And wishing you were here.
Sleep and rest peacefully our beloved Adam.
Deeply missed by your loving husband Paul, and all your family and friends.

Donations can be made to Bowel Cancer Australia in memory of Adam. A private family service will be held at Lilydale Memorial Park but will be live-streamed on Friday 17th July at 11:30am. Please view by going to this link. https://bit.ly/AdamChilvers

ANTOINETTE AOUEISS – 

On July 1st 2020, we said a peaceful farewell to the matriarch of our family, Antoinette Aoueiss. She was surrounded with love and respect throughout her life and at her passing, both beside her and from afar. Generous to a fault, forever the pinnacle of fashion and the confidante of so many. There was no one quite like our Mum, our Nana and our Great grandma. You have left a huge void in all of our lives.

Rest in Peace

A funeral service to honour the life of Antoinette will be held on Monday 13th July 2020 at 11.15am.

Please click the link below to view live: https://www.belindajanevideo.com/client-video/antoinette-aoueiss/

ELSA BERNADETTE GALBALLY –

Elsa Bernadette Galbally passed away peacefully on Friday 12th June, 2020 with her partner Greg by her side.

Loved for her generous and beautiful heart and her irrepressible spirit, she will be missed dearly.

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, a private service will be held at 1:30 pm on Tuesday 23rd June 2020 that will be live-streamed.

Please click the link below to view live: https://www.belindajanevideo.com/client-video/elsa-galbally

PAUL ANTHONY MUTIMER –

Treasured and beloved husband of Maureen. Devoted and most loving father to Kate and Henry and father-in-law to Elissa. Much loved brother of Kieran, Anne, David, Lisa and Helen. Son of Kevin and Pat (both dec). Paul was deeply loved by all his family, like a brother to his in-laws and cherished by his nieces and nephews.

Private funeral, 11am on Friday 29th May 2020 that will be live-streamed. Please click the link below to view live:

https://www.belindajanevideo.com/client-video/paul-mutimer/

To register for details of the memorial service to be held later in the year, please go here: https://naturalgrace.com.au/memorials/

GRAEME ALEXANDER LAWLER –

Passed away suddenly at home in Woodend on 9 May 2020.

Much loved husband of Amanda. Father of Tom, Alex and Ellen, father-in-law of Ina, and Grandpa of Adelia. We are devastated by our loss.

He will be greatly missed by all of his extended family and his Leed Engineering family.

To register for memorial details to be held in Adelaide later in the year, please go here: http://www.naturalgrace.com.au/memorials

JOHN STEPHENS BALLANTYNE –

We have lost the most genuine, honest and generous of gentlemen, surrounded by his family. Loving husband of Jackie for 52 years, guiding father of Jon, Matt & Mia, admired grandfather of Tyson, Connor, Jack, Shama & Caine, best mate of Mr Darcy Dog, beloved sister of Anne and Trish (dec).

Private family funeral, 11:15am Friday 8th May 2020 that will be live-streamed. Please click the link below to view live:

https://www.belindajanevideo.com/client-video/john-ballantyne

To register for memorial details, please go here: http://www.naturalgrace.com.au/memorials

REBECCA HARRISON –

Rebecca will be farewelled at a graveside service on TUESDAY 5th May 2020.

Her ceremony will be live-streamed at 11:45am and can be viewed here: https://www.belindajanevideo.com/client-video/rebecca-harrison/

To register for memorial details, please go here: http://www.naturalgrace.com.au/memorials

ELLIOTT MILES PRESTON –

A ceremony to honour and celebrate Elliott will be held this SATURDAY, 21st March 2020.

Please consider carefully if you would like to join the family in person for Elliott’s ceremony. Please contact Natural Grace for further details on 1300 008 037.

Alternatively, Elliott’s ceremony will be live-streamed at 11am on SATURDAY, 21st March 2020 and can be viewed here:

https://www.belindajanevideo.com/client-video/elliott-miles-preston

PETER O’CALLAGHAN –

Due to public health and wellbeing, the funeral for Peter O’Callaghan will now be private for immediate family members only.

A Requiem Mass will be held to honour his life on WEDNESDAY 18th March 2020 at 11am. A private burial will follow.

The Mass and burial will be live streamed and may be viewed here: https://www.belindajanevideo.com/client-video/peter-ocallaghan

To register for memorial details, please go here: http://www.naturalgrace.com.au/memorials

MAREE CARLILE-STUDD –

You are invited to come and honour the life of Maree Carlile-Studd at the Cumulus Chapel, Bunurong Memorial Park, 790 Frankston-Dandenong Road, Bangholme at 10.45am.

Afterwards you are warmly invited to join the family for light refreshments at Bunurong Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers a donation in Maree’s memory to the Oliva Newton-John Cancer Centre would be greatly appreciated. Envelopes will be available on the day.

Private Cremation.

SHEILA DRUMMOND –

Please come to honour the life of Sheila Drummond at the Norma Richardson Hall, 15 Buckland Street, Woodend on Monday, 24th February 2020 at 1pm.

The burial service will follow on immediately at the Woodend Cemetery, 16 Buckland Street, Woodend.

Afterwards, the family warmly invites you to stay on for light refreshments and further memory sharing.

Donations in Sheila’s memory to Ovarian Cancer Australia would be greatly appreciated. Envelopes will be available on the day.

NICHOLAS ELLIOTT –

Please come to celebrate the life of our much-loved Nicholas.

The ceremony will be held on Monday, 23rd December 2019 at The Sanctuary, Bunurong Memorial Park, 790 Frankston-Dandenong Road, Bangholme commencing at 2.30pm.

Afterwards you are warmly invited to join the family for light refreshments at 16 Harcourt Street, Blackburn North.

In appreciation of all their work, donation envelopes will be available on the day for VSK and Batting for Battens. Private cremation.

JORDAN WILLIS –

The life of Jordan Ryan Willis will be honoured at The Transfiguration Of Our Lord, Greek Orthodox Church, 45 Poplar St, Thomastown on TUESDAY (22/10/19) at 10.30am.

Immediately following the Funeral Service, Jordan will be laid to rest at Eltham Cemetery, Mt Pleasant Road, Eltham.

Everyone is then warmly invited to share a meal at The Tabor Function Room, 119 Dalton Road, Thomastown.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the giving bowl for Very Special Kids.