Margaret, with some of her family with her, died peacefully early Saturday morning, March 6th 2021. Loved Wife of Hec. Loved Mother & Mother-in-law of Phillip & Donna, Russell & Michelle, Barry & Penny, Stephen & Peta. Loved Grandma of Jon, Tim, Sarah, Brent, Tahnee, Darren, Amy, Emily, Ben & Laura. Loved Great Grandma of Isabel. Loved Sister of Amy & Eunice. Loved Sister-in-law of Sandra, Harry & Cora.

Gone to be with her God

A Service to celebrate Margaret’s life will be held in the Liberty Christian Life Centre, Blanket Gully Road, Campbells Creek on Monday, March 15th 2021, commencing at 1:30PM. At the conclusion of the Service, the cortege will leave for the Vaughan Cemetery. Afternoon tea will follow at the Church hall.


Passed away peacefully at Bendigo on March 9th 2021. Aged 73 years. Son of Reg & Joyce (Both Dec). Brother of Trevor, Donald (Dec) & Steven. Father of Lisa & Susan.

Now free to roam.

The Funeral Service to honour John’s life will be held in the Thompson Memorial Chapel on Tuesday, March 16th, 2021 commencing at 1:30PM. At the conclusion of the Service, John will be Privately Cremated.

John’s service will be Live Streamed on March 16th at 1:20pm. To view, please visit the ‘Live Stream’ page located on our website –

23/10/1930 – 19/02/2021. Passed away peacefully, aged 90 years. Beloved Wife of Douglas (dec), Phillip (dec) & Mother to Anthony, Graeme (dec), Bruce, Trevor & families. Cherished by so many & will be forever in our hearts.

Rest In Peace.

The Funeral Service to honour the life of Mrs. Shirley Constance Chamberlain will be held in the Joyce Chapel, Fawkner Memorial Park, 1187 Sydney Road, Fawkner on Monday, March 1st, 2021 commencing at 11:45am. Please contact Thompson Family Funerals for livestream details. In lieu of flowers, a donation to Dementia Australia in Shirley’s honour would be appreciated. You can donate directly at:

01/04/1939 – 22/02/2021.

Passed away peacefully in Bendigo, aged 82 years. Loved and cherished Wife to Ross of 58 years. Loved Mother of Leanne and Jeanette (dec) and Mother-in-law of Peter and Malcolm. Beloved Grandmother of Teagan, Jemma, Adam, Thomas and Maya.

Rest peacefully now, forever in our hearts.

HARVEY (BATTERHAM), Beverley Elizabeth

Loved Daughter of Agnes and Norm. Loved Sister and Sister-in-law of Howard and Ronnie. Aunty of Justin, Clinton and families.

Always in our hearts.

The Funeral Service to honour Beverley’s life will be held at the Thompson Memorial Chapel, 123 Mostyn Street, Castlemaine on Friday, February 26th, 2021 commencing at 1.30PM. At the conclusion of the Service, Beverley will be Privately Cremated.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in memory of Beverley 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.

Beverley’s Service will be Live Streamed on February 26th at 1:20pm. To view, please visit the ‘Live Stream’ page located on our website.

23/12/1936 – 15/02/2021.

Son of Alvan Henry & Hilda Frances Golding. Brother of Bill & Frank. Proud Father of Suzanne, Shane & Timothy. Very Proud Grandfather of Timothy & Cassandra. Father-in-law of Mark & Elleni. Caring & supportive very dear friend of Margery Crawford.

The Funeral Service for Mr. Robert Alvan ‘Bob’ Golding will be held at the Baptist Church, Templeton Street, Maldon on Tuesday February 23rd, 2021 commencing at 1:30pm. A Private Cremation will follow.


Passed away on January 30th, 2021 at Castlemaine. Aged 79 years. Brother to Vera (dec), Shirley, Merv, Dennis & Lesley. Uncle to their families.

In accordance with Ray’s wish, a private Funeral has been held.

17/02/1955 – 29/01/2021.

The Funeral Service to celebrate the life of Jane Mitchell will be held at the Peace Monument, Nuggety School Road, Nuggety on Friday, February 12th 2021 commencing at 7pm, followed by the burial at the Maldon Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in memory of Jane to Birdlife Australia. Envelopes will be available at the Service, or you can donate directly at:

To watch Jane’s Funeral Service, please visit:

JONES, Christopher Michael

30/09/1976 – 02/01/2021, 44 Years Young.

Passed away peacefully at home. Much loved Partner of 20 years to Kerry Harris. Adored Father of Achaia & Nathaniel. Loyal Brother-in-law to Belinda, Adrian & Ali, Vanessa & Greg. Proud Uncle to Dylan (Phew) & Cee & Great Uncle (Gruncle) to Athena. Son-in-law to Jeff & Jeng and Jan (Dec) & Rod. Don’t cry because it’s over; smile because it happened – Dr Suess.

Christopher Michael Jones, 1976-2021. Much Loved & Cherished Son of Patricia Webb & Michael Jones, & loved Stepson of Phillip. Dearly loved Brother of Duane, Britt & Aden. Loved by all his Nieces and Nephews. Life isn’t always beautiful but it’s a beautiful ride & what a ride you had. – Lovingly Mother Dear.

Christopher Michael Jones, 30.09.1976 – 02.01.2021. Dearly loved & loving Son of Michael & Patricia. Devoted Partner of Kerry. Awesome Father to Achaia & Nathaniel. Brother-in-law to Belinda & Uncle to Dylan. Loved Brother of Kelly, Adam, Megan, Mikaela, Duane & Brittany. We’ll see you again one day my Son, in a land of banished pain, where love, peace & happiness will forever reign. Eternally, Dad.

Dearly loved Grandson of Kevin & Gloria Jones. Loved Nephew of Rodney, Gus, Tanya & Alan. Awesome Cousin of Mark, Melanie, Arron, Jason, Courtney, Cameron, Keiran & Maddi. Lives are like rivers: they go where they must, not where we want them to. Rest In Peace our beautiful and cherished boy.

Christopher Michael Jones. Dearly loved Grandson of Marion & Eric (dec). Much loved Nephew of Stephen & Ian.

Those who knew Christopher knew of his passion & devotion to family & animals. He has left us with a legacy of memories & stories to tell his children as they grow older. Alison & Dean Curtis, Vicki & Josh Kerin with Tai, Charlie & Oliver; Catherine & Patrick Walsh with Mabel & Verena; & Michael Curtis extend their sympathy to Kerry who showed unconditional love to Christopher, also to Belinda, Achaia, Nathaniel, Dylan, Athena & other family members.

Christopher Michael Jones (Jonesy, Boxhead, Cris), 30.09.1976 – 02.01.2021. Passed away peacefully at home. I would like to thank the entire KI community for the love and support you gave him. He loved his Rock, his Footy and the Bush. – Sincerely Kerry and family.

A Private Cremation will respectfully be held.


20.07.1931 – 27.12.2020, aged 89 years. Husband of 60 years to Eileen. Father to David, Robert, Lawrence, Peter, Trevor and Helen. Grandfather to 19, Father-in-law to 6, Great Grandfather to 4.

Beloved by his family; beekeeper extraordinaire; pillar of the communities he served.

A Service celebrating Bob’s life will be held at the Community Centre, 45 Elizabeth Street, Campbells Creek on Monday, January 4th 2021 commencing at 2pm.

Funeral Service Video Link:


21.02.1940 – 14.12.2020, aged 80 years.

Passed away peacefully at Echuca. Wife of Les (dec). Much loved Mother of Kerry, Kelvin & Jacqui. Dear Nana to her Grandchildren & Great Grandchildren. Forever in our hearts.

The Funeral Service to honour Fay’s life will be held at the Thompson Memorial Chapel, 123 Mostyn Street, Castlemaine on Tuesday, 29th December 2020 commencing at 1pm. At the conclusion of the Service, Fay will be privately Cremated.