PREECE, Eric John

A Thanksgiving Service to honour and celebrate the life of Mr. John Preece will be held at the Memorial Parlor 123 Mostyn Street, Castlemaine on Thursday (January 5) commencing at 11am followed by a committal service at the Chewton Cemetery.

Chewton Fire Brigade Honours.

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  1. Shanae Finning says:

    PREECE – Eric John
    John passed away peacefully at Castlemaine Health on 29th December 2016, 10 days short of his 90th birthday. Loving husband of Edna, proud father and father-in-law of Linda (Stanford) & Maurice, Alison (Maltby) & Bryan, Robert & Annette, Trevor, and dear friend of Lu. Pa of John, Jill, Natalie & Lachlan, Pop of Amanda & Jeremy & all their partners. Great Pop of Willow. Eldest brother of Colin, Kevin (Dec’d), & Eileen – all from SA.
    He will be sadly missed by us all.
    We would like to thank the dedicated staff in the Rehab Unit for their excellent care of John over the past two months.
    Loved husband of Edna for 69 years. A devoted father to our children, and adored Pa to our grandchildren and great grand-daughter. Treasured memories.
    Loved and cherished father of Linda.
    Loved and respected father-in-law of Maurice.
    Loved and proud Pa of John and Jill and their partners, Bridget and Ben.
    We have our memories to keep.

    Loving father of Alison, great mate & father-in-law of Bryan,
    Dearly loved Pa of Natalie & Brenton, Lachlan & Jenna.
    We are going to miss his endless stories.
    He was everybody’s friend who loved a chat, and a cup of tea.
    His life was well lived, with no regrets.
    Rest peacefully Dad/John/Pa.

    Loved and Loving father of Robert,
    Cherished Father-in-law of Annette.
    Adored Pop of Amanda, Jeremy and Amy
    Friend of Michael.
    Great Pop of Willow.
    In our hearts you will always stay,
    loved and remembered every day.

    Loved and caring father of Trevor, and dear friend of Lu.
    You will be sorely missed.
    Your cheeky smile brightened up our day.
    We will cherish our memories of you always.

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