Passed peacefully at Castlemaine on 16th December 2019, age 96 years. Beloved Wife of Stan (Dec). Loving Mother to Jeannette, Geoffrey, Leila, Margaret & Peter. Loved Grandmother to her 7 Grandchildren & 12 Great Grandchildren. – Always in our hearts –

Privately Cremated.

A Service to Inter the Ashes of both Stan & Audrey will be held on Thursday (January 9th, 2020) commencing at 11am at the Castlemaine Cemetery.

ADAMSON, Melva June

Passed away peacefully with her family around her on 13th December 2019, aged 88 years old. Dearly Loved Wife of Arthur Adamson (Dec). “Hooroo rooster”. No time to cry, don’t shed a tear, I am with Arthur, in spirit I am here. I kept the faith, my spirit is light, I am at peace now, I fought the good fight.

A Graveside Service for Melva will be held on Thursday (December 19th, 2019) commencing at 11am at the Guildford Cemetery.

29.4.1932 – 4.12.2019. Age 87 years. Suddenly at his home, Castlemaine. Loving Husband of Audrey and loved by all of her family. – So many memories –

Privately Cremated.

ROBINSON, Alan Knowles

Passed peacefully at Ellery House, Castlemaine on 27th November 2019, aged 93 years. Dearly loved Husband of Beryl. Loving Dad to Peter (dec) & Mary; Terry & Glenys; Pam & Kevin; Gaye & John; Glynis & Glenn. Pa to his 12 Grandchildren & 16 Great Grandchildren.

 Loving memories of a true gentleman, loved by us all.

Our heartfelt thanks to the staff at Ellery House & Dr Ian Jones for the wonderful care and compassion of our Dad.

In accordance with Alan’s expressed wishes, a Private Cremation has been held.

MANN, Joan Eliza

31.08.1929 – 01.12.2019. Much loved Wife of Keith (dec). Mother to Dennis & Robert (dec). Mother-in-law to Sandra. Grandmother of Gregory, Matthew & Andrew. Loved Nan of 11 Great Grandchildren and 1 Great Great Grandchild.

 Dearly loved and sadly missed. Rest in peace mum.

The Graveside Service to honour Joan’s life will be held at the Maldon General Cemetery, Nuggetty Road, Maldon on Monday December 9th, 2019 commencing at 1.30pm.


Passed peacefully at Castlemaine on November 30th 2019, aged 87 years. Beloved Wife of Jack (dec). Loved daughter of Ann & Alf Scott (both dec). Loving sister to Alf & Shirley (dec). Sister-in-law to Carol & loving Aunty to their families. Dear friend to Shirley Sturgess.

Forever in our hearts

A Service of Interment for the late Mrs. Joyce Wilson will be held at the Castlemaine Cemetery, Cemetery Road, Campbells Creek on Tuesday December 10th, 2019 commencing at 11am.

R.I.P PETER. 08.04.69 – 24.11.19.

Peter’s family would love for all his friends to join him for one last drink prior to his service at the Kalkallo Hotel, Hume Highway, Kalkallo from 11.00AM. We will all then be joining Peter on his final bike ride at 12.30PM to his service.  

Peter’s Funeral Service will be held in the Crick Chapel of the Fawkner Memorial park, 1187 Sydney Road, Fawkner on Tuesday 3rd December, 2019 commencing at 1.15pm.
Concluding his service, a celebration of his life will be held at the Kalkallo Hotel, Hume Highway, Kalkallo. Please join us for drinks, laughs, stories and memories.


Passed away peacefully at Ellery House, Castlemaine on 25th November 2019. Aged 103 years young. Daughter of the late James & Elizabeth Sartori. Loving Sister of Olive (Ramsey), James, George, Ellen (Biddlestone), Eddie, Madeline (Vanzetta), Isobel (Edwards), Roy and Reg (all dec). End of Generation. Dearly loved Wife of Thomas Gervasoni (Dec). Cherished and loving special Aunty/Mother of Butch, Beni, Karen and their Families. Now reunited with her Tom, the love of her life. The day you went away, you’ll never be forgotten. And every year I’ll shed a tear. But it’s only because I love you, and wish you were still here. In loving Memory

 The Graveside Funeral Service to honour Millie’s wonderful life will be held at the Castlemaine Cemetery, Cemetery Road, Campbells Creek on Monday December 2nd, 2019 commencing at 2pm.

14-03-1937 ~ 23-11-2019. Passed away peacefully at Penhall. Dearly loved Husband of Pat. Loved Stepfather of Julie, Karen & Mark. Loving Grandfather of Lauren, Chris, Jacob & Casey. Father-in-law & friend of Doug, Brian & Sue. A kind & caring man who will be sadly missed. R.I.P. Gone fishin’.

The Funeral Service for John ‘Polly’ will be held at the Thompson Memorial Parlor 123 Mostyn Street, Castlemaine on Thursday November 28th, 2019 commencing at 11am. A Private Cremation will follow.

HEIN, Franz (Frank)

Dearly loved Husband of Jennifer. Father of Johanna, Frank, Stefan and Jonathon. Father-in-law of Timothy. Much beloved Opa to Sophie and Pier. Thank you for 43 years of treasured memories. Love from your Jen. Beloved Father of Johanna (Girlie). Father-in-law of Timothy. Much adored Opa of Sophie (Sparrow). May you be at ease knowing that you will forever be in our hearts. We will miss you always.

The Funeral Service to honour Frank’s life will be held at the Thompson Memorial Parlor, 123 Mostyn Street, Castlemaine on Wednesday, November 27th 2019 commencing at 11am. At the conclusion of the Service, refreshments will be served in the Trades Hall. A Private Burial will follow.