Passed away peacefully at Castlemaine on April 15th, 2020. Daughter of the late Frederick & Mavis Crewes (both dec). Beloved Wife to Robert (dec). Loving Mother to Peter, Bradley, Darin & their families.

Forever in our hearts

 A Private Funeral Service was held for Liz. Peacefully Cremated.

Loved & Loving Husband of Madge for 60 years. Cherished & Adored Father of Bruce & Jenny. Father-in-law of David. Loving Grandpa/Pop of Karena, Taneisha & Adam; Lauren, Ashley & Trent; Nicole & Chris. Darling Poppy to Great Grandchildren Remi & Tex.

In our hearts, you’ll always remain. Each day that passes, will never be the same. Farewell to my dear Husband and Soulmate, you leave me with such cherished memories of the life and love we shared – Madge.

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

17.3.1926 – 19.3.2020. Dear & Loved Husband of Nellie (Dec). A true Gentleman, loved by all who knew him.

A Graveside Service for Cec will be held on Thursday, March 26th, 2020 commencing at 2pm at the Castlemaine Cemetery.


Passed away suddenly on Thursday, March 12th, 2020. Much loved husband of Kate. Father to Michael, Greg, Elaine, Vasaliki & Kyriakoula. Father-in-law to Stella, Rosanne & Shaun (Dec). Pa to 10 and Great Pa to 13.

Whenever we needed you, you were always here. We are all deeply saddened, losing someone so dear. You’re the man that gave to us your all, and will be sadly missed forever by us all.

The Funeral Service to honour John’s life will be held in the Thompson Memorial Chapel, 123 Mostyn Street, Castlemaine on Monday, March 23rd, 2020 commencing at 12 noon. Refreshments will follow before John’s Burial at the Sandon Cemetery at 3pm where he will be laid to rest, following further refreshments back at the family home.

Unfortunately due to the rapid changes in COVID-19 policies, we request only John’s family to be in the Chapel. You are all welcome to attend, and outdoor seating will be available where the Service can be viewed from. We understand if you do not wish to attend the Service due to this unfortunate current situation. Alternatively, you can phone Thompson Family Funerals on (03) 5472 2202 to have your name placed in the Memorial Register. Thompson Family Funerals appreciates your understanding and will comply by all measures to make sure our community is protected.


An accomplished woman who made the most of all the good things that came her way, and a great support to her Husband Robert, and daughters Merilyn and Rhonda.

So much gratitude to the wonderful, caring staff at Thompson House who made Iris’s last years comfortable.

The Funeral Service to honour Iris’s wonderful life will be held at the Thompson Memorial Chapel, 123 Mostyn Street, Castlemaine on Wednesday 18th March, 2020 commencing at 12 Noon. At the conclusion of the Service, Iris will be Privately Cremated.


3rd July 1935 – 1st March 2020. Passed away peacefully. Dearly loved Wife of Rev Bill Peters (dec). Loved Mother of Neil & Lynn, Graeme & Jane, Glenda, Ross & Karen. Devoted Grandma to Ben & Kate; Dale, David, Craig, Hannah & Chris; Sam, Liam, Martin & Claudia.

 Much loved and greatly missed. Now gone to sing in the heavenly choir.

A Thanksgiving Service to honour Joy’s life will be held at The Uniting Church, Lyttleton Street, Castlemaine on Tuesday March 10th, 2020 commencing at 1.30pm. At the conclusion of the Service, Joy will be Privately Cremated. In accordance with her wish, no flowers please. Donations to the Castlemaine School Chaplaincy Committee would be appreciated. Envelopes will be provided at the Service.



1937 – 2020. Wine writer, Musician, Poet. Loving husband of Brenda, proud father of Louisa and doting pa to James.

Ever one of kind, Robin passed away on 29 February 2020.

We will join to celebrate the life of Robin Bradley at Saint Malachy’s Catholic Church, Byres Road, Blackwood on Monday March 9th, 2020 commencing at 11am. After which we will take Robin to his resting place in the Blackwood Cemetery.

MEARNEY, Albert John

Passed away peacefully at Castlemaine Health on 17th February 2020. Dearly loved Husband of Annie. Loving Father, Grandfather & Great Grandfather. Loved by us all. He will be so sadly missed. Rest in peace my darling.

The Funeral Service for Albert will be held in the Thompson Memorial Chapel, 123 Mostyn Street, Castlemaine on Wednesday, February 26th 2020 commencing at 2pm. A Burial will follow at the Guildford Cemetery, where Albert will be laid to rest.

HALL, Doris

Passed away at Ellery House on February 14th 2020, aged 91 years. Dearly loved wife of Ron (dec) for 69 years. Loving Mum of Judy & Ken; Peter & Kay; Malcolm & Glenys; Bruce & Lyn. Devoted & Loved Nana of her 7 Grandchildren & 10 Great Grandchildren.

A wonderful lady who treasured her family. Free of pain at last.

A Thanksgiving Service to honour Doris’ life will be held in the Thompson Memorial Chapel, 123 Mostyn Street, Castlemaine on Wednesday February 19th, 2020 commencing at 11-30am. A Private burial will be held prior.

20.07.1959 – 04.02.2020. Passed away peacefully at Castlemaine. Son of the late Frank & Norma McCance. Brother of Robyn. Uncle to Jamie & Jess, Tim & Sandy and Liam & Samara. Uncle Cac to Declan, Ethan, Harper, Beau and Eli.

“Off we pop!”

 The Funeral Service to celebrate Cac’s life will be held at The Mill, 1-9 Walker Street, Castlemaine on Thursday, February 13th, 2020 commencing at 2pm. At the conclusion of the Service, celebrations will continue at the Railway Hotel, Castlemaine. In accordance with his wish, Privately Cremated.