Loved & Loving Wife of Lyle (Dec). Loved Mother of Gabrielle, Philip, Simon & Timothy. Grandma of Holly, Bonnie, Billy, Riley, Molly, Abbey & Morgan.

A Service of Thanksgiving to celebrate the life of Esma will be held at 1-30pm on Thursday (September 5th, 2019) at the Anglican Church, Cnr Forest & Kennedy Streets, Castlemaine. Following the service, refreshments will be served in the Parish Hall. The cortege will leave the church grounds at 3-30pm for the Castlemaine Cemetery.

PANOS , Joan Patricia

Joan Patricia passed peacefully on 25th August 2019 at Castlemaine. Loving Wife of Michael. Loved Mother of Narelle & Jay; and Shona. Dear Bush Nana to Mali, Dara, Tamika, Ella, Casey, Molly and Charlie. We love you heaps.

Family and Friends are warmly invited to join as we celebrate Joan’s life at the Thompson Memorial Parlor, 123 Mostyn Street Castlemaine on Friday (30th August, 2019) commencing at 2pm. In accordance with Joan’s wish, Privately Cremated.

ROBINSON, Peter John

Passed suddenly and peacefully, surrounded by family on the 16th August 2019, aged 73 years. Much loved husband of Mary; Father of Nathan, Claire, Adam and Glenn. Proud Grandfather to Anastazia, Tiahna and Alice.

A talented musician, a memorable teacher and role model to many.  May he Rest In Peace.
“You were my Rock” – Mary.

The Funeral Service to honour Peter’s life will be held at the Community Centre, Elizabeth Street, Campbells Creek on Friday 30th August 2019 commencing at 11am. At the conclusion of the Service, the cortege will leave for the Castlemaine Cemetery.

Dearly loved Father of Bernadette, Suzanne & David (dec). Father-in-law of Terry (dec) & Michael. Grandfather to Sam, Cassandra & Caitlin. Son of Glad & Bill (both dec). Brother to Margaret, Bill, Leonie (dec) & Di.

May the road rise to meet you, may the wind be always at your back. May the sun shine warm upon your face, the rains fall soft upon your fields. And until we meet again, may God hold you in the palm of his hand.

The Graveside Service to honour the life of Mr. Robert William Lindsay will be held at the Newstead Cemetery, Cemetery Road, Newstead on Wednesday (21st August, 2019) commencing at 12.30PM.

BEER, Barrie Alfred Lesley

31-10-1939 ~ 15-8-2019, peacefully at Castlemaine.

Father to Stephen, Julie, Geoff, Loretta, Michelle & Families. Loved Brother to Alvis (Dec), Dawn (Dec), Glenyce, Gloria, Lynette (Dec), Malcolm, Vanessa, Elizabeth, John & Families. Wonderful memories of a warm and loving man, forever missed.

A Thanksgiving Service to honour Barrie will be held at the Memorial Parlor, 123 Mostyn Street, Castlemaine on Thursday (August 22nd, 2019) commencing at 2pm. A Private Cremation will follow.

LEE, Ian Joseph

10th January 1935 – 13th August 2019, Aged 84 years.

Beloved husband of Dawn. Father to Sue, Rod, Jan and Donna. Grandfather to Catherine, Ashlee, Rachel, Sophie, Gus, Zoe and Abby. Forever in our hearts, you will be missed.

A Memorial Service to celebrate Ian’s life will be held at the Community Centre, Elizabeth Street, Campbells Creek on Monday August 19th, 2019 commencing at 2PM.

Loved Wife of Danny (Dec). Much loved Mother of Danny, Chris, Greg, Tim & Kathy. Loved Mother-in-law of Julie, Sandra, Anne, Wendy & Mick. Loving Grandmother of Eleven & Great Grandmother of Six.

Thank you for the wonderful life and being a very special Mum, who filled our lives with so much love. We love you Mum and will greatly miss you. R.I.P.

In accordance with Joan’s wish, a private funeral was held in Maldon on Monday 12th August 2019.

Loved Wife of Keith (dec). Loving Mother of Les and Wayne, and Daughter-in-law Christine. Treasured Nan of 3 Grand Children and 6 precious Great Grandchildren. Mum and Nan to everyone. Always Love You.

The Graveside Service to honour the wonderful life of Mary ‘Jean’ Gilsenan will be held at the Rochester Cemetery, Heathcote-Rochester Road, Rochester on Wednesday (August 7th, 2019) commencing at 1PM. In lieu of flowers, donations to Rochester & Elmore District Health Service would be gratefully appreciated. Envelopes will be provided at the Service.

McSHANAG, Virginia Fay

Loving Wife of Keith Francis McShanag. Loving Mother of Lynn, Paul, Tru, Amanda, Clare and Lloyd. Loving Grandmother of Jade, Aaron, Shayn, Neil, West, Noah, Ochra, Eden, Charlie and Cleo. Loving Great-Grandmother of Hunter. Loving Mother-in-law of John, David, Robert and Alicia. Loving Grandmother-in-law of Marina, Holly, Sophie, Tracey, Tori and Jordan.

 ‘Our love our life has come from you, oh gentle genuine woman your belief in family with us always – your giving, your love, your smile. Rest now, eternally safe in God’s care.’

Our heart-felt thanks to ALL our Ellery House staff family: your loving care you gave our mum, and us, such special comfort and hope. Sincerest thanks, also, Dr Ian Jones, for your ongoing attentive care.

A Requiem Mass for the repose of Virginia’s soul and Funeral will be offered at St Mary’s Catholic Church, Hargraves Street, Castlemaine on Thursday (August 8th, 2019) commencing at 1PM. At the conclusion of Mass, the Cortege will leave for the Guildford Cemetery. Rosary will be held at 12:30PM prior to the Mass.

THORNE, Kay Patricia

A Thanksgiving Service to honour Kay’s life will be held at the Community Centre, Elizabeth Street, Campbells Creek on Friday (July 26th, 2019) commencing at 11am. A Graveside Committal will follow at the Fryerstown Cemetery, then refreshments will be served at the Old Fryerstown School.

We will further celebrate Kay’s life with a party at Norton’s Hotel, 43 Royal Parade, Parkville between 4pm & 6pm on Monday August 12th, 2019.

 Kay’s favourite charity was the Lort Smith Animal Hospital and she would wish anyone wanting to donate to send it to them.