HARVEY, Ross Johnson

09/10/1938 – 30/12/2021, aged 83 years.

Passed away peacefully in Bendigo, aged 83 years. Loved and cherished Husband to Beverley (Dec). Loved Father of Leanne and Jeanette (Dec) and Father-in-law of Peter and Malcolm. Beloved Grandfather of Teagan, Jemma, Adam, Thomas and Maya.

Reunited with Mum, forever in our hearts.


Loved Son of Ken & Isabel (Both Dec). Loved Brother and Brother-in-law of Ann & Graham. Uncle of Stephanie, Joanna, Matthew and families.

Always in our hearts.

The Funeral Service to honour Ross will be held at the Thompson Memorial Chapel, 123 Mostyn Street, Castlemaine on Wednesday, January 5th commencing at 11am. At the conclusion of the Service, Ross will be Privately Cremated.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in memory of Ross to Cancer Research. Envelopes will be available at the Service, or you can donate directly to: Australian Cancer Research Foundation, Reply Paid 9989, Sydney, NSW 2001.

29/07/1930– 17/12/2021, aged 91 years.

The Funeral Service for Mrs. Patricia Dalrymple Thomas will be held on Thursday, December 23rd 2021 commencing at 10.30am in the Michael Crawford Funeral Chapel, 226 Main Street, Bacchus Marsh.

A Private Cremation will follow.

ARCHER, Malcolm

18.11.1935 – 14.12.2021, aged 86 years.

Passed away peacefully. Loved & loving Husband of Margaret (dec). Dearly loved Dad of Michael, Peter & Lee-Anne. Father-in-law to Peter & Sue. Pa to Jacquelyn, Huon, Dannielle, Luke, Brooke (dec), Dylan, Jenna, Tayla, Rhys & Teneal. Great Pa to Poppy, Lincoln & Jaxon.

Another journey begins

A Graveside Service to honour Malcolm’s life will be held on Tuesday, December 21st, 2021 commencing at 11am at the Castlemaine Cemetery.

COKER, Andrew Emanuel

10.01.1949 – 08.12.2021, aged 72 years.

Now at peace, fought until the end. Loved Father of Tania, Linda, Lauren & Paul (Dec). Adored Grandfather of Molly, Brady, Zoe, Sam & Evie. Dear close friend & Mother to his children, Alana.

‘See ya when I see ya’

The Funeral Service for Andrew will be held at the Football-Netball Clubrooms, Victoria Park, Ballan-Daylesford Road, Daylesford on Monday, December 20th, 2021 commencing at 1.30pm, followed by refreshments prior to his Burial at the Daylesford Cemetery.

TAYLOR, Alec Laurence

29.01.1932 – 03.12.2021, aged 89 years.

Son of the late Fredrick and Amy Taylor. Brother of Ivy Douglas and Gladys Douglas (dec). Brother-in-law of Neil Douglas (dec) and Alan Douglas (dec).

Passed away peacefully at Mountview Maldon Hospital. Dearly loved Husband of Betty. Loving Father of David and Janet, and Father-in-law of Rosalie and Graham. Much loved Grandfather of Robert and Stephanie, Peter and Emily, Cameron and Lachlan.

A Graveside Funeral Service for Alec will be held at the Maldon General Cemetery, 80 Maldon-Shelbourne Rd, Maldon on Thursday, December 9th, 2021 commencing at 1.30pm. Due to current covid restrictions, proof of full vaccination must be shown to attend.


22.08.1947 – 02.12.2021, aged 74 years.

Son of Kevin Sr. & Brenda (Both dec), Brother of Kevin, Terry, Dennis (Dec), Brian and Kathy. Husband of Jan, Father of Todd and Lisa, Father-in-Law of Andrea, Pa of Kailen, Sammy, Darcy and Jordy.

My beloved husband, so selfless, giving, loving and true is how I will always remember you. Soulmates for over 50 years, I will forever love and miss you. Until we meet again. Jan.

Dad, your strength, wisdom and heart of gold will always be admired. You will continue to be loved and remembered for the devotion you gave to your family. Thank you for your endless love and support. Todd and Andrea.

Micky Pa, you will always be our number one fan. We will miss you so much. Love Kailen, Sammy & Darcy.

Dad, you were one of a kind, so gentle and giving. Your strength and determination was beyond words. Now you can rest and although we are sad, I will forever be proud to call you my Dad. ‘Guiding us from above’. Lisa.

I love you PaPa. Thank you for being my guiding light, I will never forget you. Love Jordy “Go Blues”

In accordance with Mick’s wish, a Private Funeral will be held.


02/01/1939 – 24/11/2021, aged 82 years.

Loved mother of Geoffrey & Brett. Loved mother-in-law of Karen & Vanessa. Loved Granny & Nana to Tori, Mikaela, Brodey, Jett, Brock & Bradley.

Thank you for being the centre of our universe and loving us all unconditionally. You will be missed and in our hearts forever.

On behalf of Geoffrey, Karen, Brett, Vanessa, Tori, Mikaela and Bradley, we would sincerely like to thank Thompson House nurses and hotel service staff, deeply for their love, support, care and compassion they showed for Betty Adamson in her recent stay. You will never be forgotten.

An Afternoon Tea will be held at the Trades Hall, 127 Mostyn Street, Castlemaine to honour Betty on Thursday, 2nd December 2021 from 2pm. Due to current covid restrictions, proof of full vaccination must be shown to attend.

29.01.1932 – 22.11.2021, aged 89 years.

Passed away peacefully at home on 22 Nov 2021. A loving wife, a loving mother, a loving nana. A strong and determined woman who dedicated her life to her family and left a hole that can never be filled. Dearly loved and now at peace with her beloved husband Brian. Loving mother of Heather (dec), Grant and Fiona. Devoted Nana of 10 Grandkids and 2 Great Grandkids.

A loving mother and grandmother, mum was a strong resilient woman whom overcame many health battles which taught us the enduring value of love. She never lost her dedication to family and support to her loving husband. A life of caring and supporting all those around her, she will be forever missed. Our love always Grant & Kathy, Nathan & Stacey, Sarah and Emily.

We couldn’t have gotten luckier in life than to have you as our Nana. You kept us safe, loved and well fed. Your door was literally always open for us. We’ll miss you giggling your way through, trying to tell a joke without being able to get the punchline. Our love always, Michael, Daniel, Joshua and Kate.

Dearest Mum & Nana, You were the first to hold us and we were your last x. There is no bigger gift a mother can give her children than unconditional love and we were blessed to feel so deeply loved by you. Our hearts are broken, but we know you are now in the arms of Dad and Hed, so take our love with you and hold them tight until we meet again. Your ever loving daughter Own, Steven, Nick, James and Bub xox

My beautiful Nana, who showed us and taught us love every single second of our lives. I promise to barrack hard for our beloved pies. I’ll see you in the soup. Love you always, “Nicklebee”

‘To My Darlin’ Thankyou for making me the person I am today and for showing me how to value every moment in life! ‘See Ya when I’m looking at Ya’.. Love Ya, Jimmy James.

You were, and always will be, my greatest inspiration. I am lost without you. ‘Love you back’ Forever your ‘Darling Bub’

In accordance with her wishes, a Private Funeral for Elizabeth was held.

20.01.1934 – 06.11.2021

A loving Husband to Annie. A much loved Dad to Neil, Helen, Julie, Leon, Glen and their families, including 13 Grandchildren & 7 ½ Great Grandchildren.

Out for a walk in the bush

A Graveside Service for Ian will be held on Thursday, November 11th, 2021 commencing at 11am at the Newstead Cemetery. Due to the current restrictions, proof of full vaccination will need to be shown to permit access.

03.11.1935 – 04.11.2021, aged 86 years.

Dearly loved Husband of Faye. Loving Father of Lisa, Greg & Shane, father-in-law of Ged & Julie.

Adored Grandpa of Hayley & Lachlan.

Forever in our hearts

A Private Funeral will be held in accordance with David’s wish.