Announcements Archives 2019-2015

WALSH (nee ANTHONY):  Kim Marie  24 December, 2019 suddenly at home. Of Portland.  Loving daughter of Iris & Ross (dec), loving partner of Ken (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Jade & Lloyd, Misty, Chelsea & Josh, Tiarne & Troy, much loved Bommer of Isaac, dear sister & sister-in-law of Nicole & Dom, Ross & Silvana and auntie of their families.

Aged 62 years

Sadly missed

Funeral and committal services for KIM will be held in St. Stephen’s Anglican Church, Portland  ON TUESDAY (7TH JANUARY), 2020 AT 2.00 PM.  At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.


PUGSLEY: John Charles (Old Pugo)  26 December, 2019 peacefully at Bathurst Base Hospital. Of Oberon & formerly of Wallerawang. Dearly loved husband of Vivienne, loved father of Shaine & Craig, dear brother of Gloria, Mary (both dec) & Tom, fond brother-in-law & uncle of their families.

Aged 80 years

Forever in our hearts

“Eating hotdogs in heaven”

Prayers for the repose of the soul of JOHN will be offered in Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Wallerawang ON FRIDAY (3RD JANUARY, 2020) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the prayers the cortege will proceed to the Lawn portion of Pipers Flat Cemetery. Members of the Wallerawang Community & Sports Club are invited to attend. No Flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Wallerawang Rural Bushfire Brigade & may be left at the Church.


SMITH (nee MATHIE): Joanne Leigh  7 December, 2019 peacefully at Blue Mountains District ANZAC Memorial Hospital, Katoomba. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Tony, much loved mother of Lexii, devoted grandmother of Archie & Airlie, dear sister & sister-in-law of Louise & Kerry, Blair and fond auntie of their families.

           Aged 56 years

          Forever in our hearts

A service for JOANNE will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (2ND JANUARY, 2020) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the service private interment will take place. Employees, clients & families of LINC are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Leukaemia Foundation and may be left at the Church.


COCK (nee COLEMAN):  Eleanor Winifred (The Queen) 24 December, 2019 after a long illness at Tanderra Nursing Home, Lithgow.  Formerly of Wallerawang.  Much loved wife of Rex, much loved mother & mother-in-law of Susan & Ben, David & Sharon, Christopher & Linda (dec), Carol (dec), Jill & Greg, loving Grandma of Neil & Ally, Meagan & Matt, Ryan, Katie, great grandmother of her great grandchildren, dear sister & sister-in-law of Peter (dec) & Flora, Michael & Jill, Ronald (dec) & Pauline, Evelyn & Mike and aunty of their families.

Aged 82 years

Always remembered

Funeral & committal services for ELEANOR will be held in the Chapel of Norwood Park Crematorium, Bradwardine Road, Bathurst ON TUESDAY (31ST DECEMBER, 2019) AT 11.00 AM.


CLUNNE : Norman Charles (Norm) 22 December, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Portland. Dearly loved husband of Margaret, much loved son of Milton & Jessie (both dec) dear brother of Peter, Ian (both dec) & Kevin, fond brother-in-law of Colin & Ray (dec) Fathers, fond uncle of their families.

     Aged 81 years

     “Per Ardua Ad Astra”

       “Through difficulties reach for the stars”

Prayers for the repose of the soul of NORMAN will be offered in St. Vincent’s Catholic Church, Portland ON FRIDAY (27TH DECEMBER, 2019) AT 2.00PM. At the conclusion of the prayers the cortege will proceed to the Lawn portion of Portland Cemetery. Members of the Portland RSL Sub Branch & the Portland RSL Sport & Recreation Club are invited to attend.


CLARKE: Michael Stephen  17 December, 2019 peacefully at his home. Of Portland.

Aged 62 years.

Rest In Peace.

Funeral & committal services for MICHAEL will be held in St. Stephen’s Anglican Church, Portland ON MONDAY (23RD DECEMBER, 2019) AT 2.00PM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of Portland RSL Sport & Recreation Club are invited to attend.


KNIGHT (nee UPTON):   Patricia Louise (Pat) 15 December, 2019 peacefully at Portland Tabulam Cottages, Portland.  Formerly of Lithgow.  Beloved wife of Leo (dec), loving mother & mother-in-law of Geoff & Barb, David & Sheena, Ian (dec), Vivienne & John Martin,  Paul & Michelle, much loved Nan of Tallis, Tim, Ashleigh, Tyler, Paris, Jenna, Hannah, Harry, dear sister & sister-in-law of Peter Upton, David & Barbara Upton and auntie of their families

Aged 84 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral & committal services for PATRICIA will be held in St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (19TH DECEMBER, 2019) AT 2.00PM.  At the conclusion of the services a private interment will take place.  Members of  Club Lithgow, Lithgow Tennis Club and Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Portland Tabulam Cottages and may be left at the church.


QUINN:  Kerry Maxwell (Bobby Jones)  11 December, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Lithgow.  Loved husband of Maree, cherished father & father-in-law of Janene, Gary & Katherine, much loved Grandpa of Joshua, Rebekah, Mathew, Isabella and Jack, loved brother of Ronald, Milton, Graham, Colyn, Diedre and Peter (all dec), much loved uncle of their families.

Aged 77 years

At peace

Prayers for the repose of KERRY’S soul  will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (19TH  DECEMBER, 2019) AT 11.00AM.  At the conclusion of the prayers a private interment will take place.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to Cancer Council N.S.W. and may be left at the church.


ARMSTRONG: Roy Rhodes Cuyler 5 December, 2019 unexpectedly & peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of South Bowenfels. Formerly of Hartley & St. Ives. Dearly loved husband of Margaret, loved father & father-in-law of Scott & Mellisa, Katy & Reece, much loved Poppy of Amelia, Austen, Tayla and Tommy, dear brother & brother-in-law of David (dec), Deborah & Barry, Jennifer & Hugh, Rosemary & Steve and fond uncle of their families

       Aged 77 years

          In loving memory.

Funeral & Committal services for ROY will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (12TH DECEMBER, 2019) AT 11.00 AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Hartley Bushfire Brigade & may be left at the church.


STRICKLAND (nee HILL):  Coral May  4 December, 2019 peacefully at Frank Whiddon Nursing Home, Glenfield, Sydney.  Formerly of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Arnold (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Richard (dec), Ian (dec), John & Julie, Julie Ray (dec), much loved Nana of her grandchildren & great grandchildren, dear sister & sister-in-law of Max and Shirley and auntie of their families

Aged 100 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral & committal services for CORAL will be held in Lithgow Christian Life Centre, 50 Musket Parade, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (11TH DECEMBER, 2019) AT 2.00 PM.  At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.


KEARNEY (nee SLOANE): Jean Olive    24 November, 2019 peacefully at Cooinda Aged Peoples Home, Lithgow. Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Cyril (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Peter & Narelle, Tim & Carol (dec), Brad & Kieran, much loved Nan of Mark & Leonie, John & Kristie, Christopher & Chelsea, Leanne & Chris, Craig & Chrystal, Seanne & Erin, much loved great grandmother of her 8 great grandchildren, dear sister & sister-in-law of Joan & Henry Bird, Beryl & Doug Wilson (all dec).

Aged 91 years.

 Forever in our hearts

Respecting Jean’s wishes a private family service was held in the chapel of Kerry Linegar Funerals ON WEDNESDAY (4TH DECEMBER, 2019), followed by private cremation.


COCK:           Malcolm Eric (Mac)              25 November, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of South Bowenfels. Dearly loved husband of Shirley (deceased), loved father & father-in-law of Sue Apps (deceased), Nick Cock & Sonia Pavey, Geoff & Pauline Cox, Tony & Sharon Cox, much loved Pop of David, Jennifer, Matthew, Michael, Nathan, Meleisa, Jessica, Lauren & Old Pop of his 12 great grandchildren, dear brother & brother-in-law of  Dulcie, Allan & Myra Cox, Alf (deceased), Rex & Eleanor & uncle of their families.

Aged 88 years.

Reunited with his beloved wife Shirley and daughter Sue.

Prayers for the repose of the soul of MALCOLM will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (4TH DECEMBER, 2019) AT 1.00PM.  At the conclusion of the prayers private cremation will take place.  Members of the Lithgow Small Arms Rifle Club are invited to attend.


NELSON (nee HAWLEY): Shirleydawn (Shirley) 22 November, 2019 unexpectedly at Nepean Hospital, Kingswood. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved mother & mother-in-law of Peta O’Meley, Kylie & Gavin Holmes, Danni & Anthony Peterson, much loved ‘Big Nanna’of Lauren, Teean, Lainey, Jye, Mylie and great ‘Big Nanna’ of Quinn, Linken, Nellie and Ziggy, dear sister & sister-in-law of Noel (dec) & Sandra, Peter & Pam, Geordie & Terri and fond auntie of their families.

Aged 68 years.

Gone before her time.

Forever in our hearts & memories

Funeral & committal services for SHIRLEY will be held in the Chapel of Norwood Park Crematorium, Bradwardine Road, Bathurst ON THURSDAY (28TH NOVEMBER, 2019) AT 2.30PM.


BENNETT (nee BATCHELDOR):             Jessie Eva Pearl        22 November, 2019 peacefully at her home in Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Ted (deceased), loved mother & mother-in-law of Gail & Mark Allan, Leonie & Terry Cambourn, much loved Nana of Hayley & Garth, Scott, Amy & Brett, Brett & Jess, Benjamin, adored Great Nan of Matilda, Emily, Zoe, Niamh & Juno, dear sister & sister-in-law of Allan (deceased) & Glad, Hope & Roy, Dot & Bob, Win & Harold (all deceased), fond auntie of their families.

In her 93rd year.

Always in our hearts.

Reunited with her beloved Ted.

A service of thanksgiving for the life of the late JESSIE BENNETT will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (28TH NOVEMBER, 2019) AT 10.00AM. At the conclusion of the service private interment will take place. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club, Lithgow Quota Club & the Springwood Seniors Dance Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Lithgow Palliative Care & may be left at the church.


DOOHAN:     Bernard Francis (Bernie) O.A.M.               21 November, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow & formerly of Wallerawang. Dearly loved husband of Anne, loved father & father-in-law of Patricia & Robert Crooks, Pauline & Geoff Cox, Margaret Doohan & Gary (deceased) and Kevin Doohan, much loved grandfather of Kathy, Joanna, Jonathon, Jennifer, Matthew, Michael, Jason, Rebecca, Lucy, Daniel, great grandfather of Anthony, Salote, Viliami, Sela & Maddison, dear brother & brother-in-law of Paul & Thelma (both deceased) and Frank, fond uncle of his nephews & nieces.

Aged 87 years.

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of BERNIE will be celebrated in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (27TH NOVEMBER, 2019) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the prayers following the Mass the cortege will proceed to the Catholic portion of Pipers Flat Cemetery.


WARNER:                 Richard Leslie (Dick)                       18 November, 2019 suddenly at his home in Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Daphne, loved father & father-in-law of Lee & Kristy, Nadina & Jordan Roy, much loved Pop of Miranda, Brayden & Emmilee, dear brother, brother-in-law & uncle of his family.

‘Such is life”.

Funeral & committal services for RICHARD will be held in the chapel of Norwood Park Crematorium, Bradwardine Road, Bathurst ON TUESDAY (26TH NOVEMBER, 2019) AT 11.00AM.


FLYNN:     Arthur Leslie (DUD)  15 November, 2019 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow. Formerly of Portland.  Loving husband of Betty, loved father & father-in-law of Glenda & George, Sharyn & Graeme, Jo & Anthony, Tanya & Grahame (dec), much loved DUD of Mitch & Louise, Lissy & Jamie, Tammy & Chris, Ashleigh & Grant, Tegan & Tim, great grandfather of Harry, Zac, Jimmy, Nate, Ava, Bailey, Macy, Arlie, Bentley, dear brother & brother-in-law of Hazel, Marion & Lionel, Beryl & Peter, Ken (dec), Henry (dec) and uncle of their families.

Aged 86 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for DUD will be held in the Chapel of Norwood Park Crematorium, Bradwardine Road, Bathurst ON THURSDAY (21ST NOVEMBER, 2019) AT 11.00 AM.  Members of the Portland R.S.L. Sport and Recreation Club and the Portland Cricket Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to Three Tree Lodge and may be left at the chapel.


BREEN: Marie Therese       13 November, 2019 at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow. Formerly of West Ryde. Beloved daughter of Laurie & Vernetta Breen (both deceased), Loving sister & sister-in-law of Trevor (deceased), Tim & Joy, loved auntie of Rebecca, Dave, Harrison & Jack.

Aged 80 years

“Advance Australia Fair”

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of MARIE will be celebrated in St Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (20TH NOVEMBER, 2019) AT 12.00 O’CLOCK. At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass the cortege will proceed to the family grave Catholic No.1 portion of Lithgow Cemetery.


STIEGER:  Peter Michael (Pete)  10 November, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Wallerawang.  Formerly of Inverell, Blackheath & Lithgow.  Loving husband of Linda, loved father & father-in-law of Amanda & Benjamin (Simi), Ben & Jessis, Lisa & Brendan, Timothy, much loved Poppy of Hayden, Riley, Owen, Peyton, Austin, Phoenix, Carter, loving brother & brother-in-law of Ann & Doug, John & Kerry, Tony (dec) & Evelyn, Vince & Gay, Bernadette and uncle of their families.

Aged 61 years.

Forever in our hearts

Requiem mass for the repose of the soul of PETER will be celebrated in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON TUESDAY (19TH NOVEMBER, 2019) AT 10.00 AM. At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass the cortege will proceed to the Lawn No.2 portion of Lithgow Cemetery.  Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to  Daffodil Cottage Bathurst and may be left at the church.


LANE (nee NICHOLSON):             June Edna                  11 November, 2019 peacefully at Bathurst Base Hospital. Of Portland. Dearly loved wife of Jim (deceased), loved mother & mother-in-law of Jim & Jenny, Carol & Brian, Jennifer (deceased), Geoff & Suzanne, much loved Nan of her grandchildren & great grandchildren, dear sister, sister-in-law & auntie of her family.

Aged 89 years.

Forever in our hearts.

Funeral & committal services for JUNE will be held in St. Stephens Anglican Church, Portland ON FRIDAY (15TH NOVEMBER, 2019) AT 2.30PM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of Club Lithgow & the Lithgow Garden Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Young Care & may be left at the church.


ABBOTT:      Jack Albert                10 November, 2019 peacefully at his home in Portland. Dearly loved husband of Mary, loved father & father-in-law of Dianne, Graeme & Wendy, much loved Poppy of Amanda, loved brother of Viti & her family.

In his 92nd year.

Always in our hearts.

Funeral & committal services for JACK will be held in the chapel of Norwood Park Crematorium, Bradwardine Road, Bathurst ON FRIDAY (15TH NOVEMBER, 2019) AT 11.00AM. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Portland Hospital Auxiliary & may be left at the chapel.


BRYDEN:     Elaine Joy                  8 November, 2019 at Nepean Private Hospital, Kingswood. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved daughter of Allan & Noeline (both deceased), loved mother & mother-in-law of Nicole & Greg, Neil & Renee, much loved Nanna ‘E’ of Harrison, Sophie, Monique & Jessica, cherished sister & sister-in-law of Sandra & Graeme, Lyn & Robbie, loved aunty of their families & special friend of Kev B.

Forever young.

Forever in our hearts.

Prayers for the repose of the soul of ELAINE will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (15TH NOVEMBER, 2019) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the Prayers private cremation will take place.No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Vale Ladies and may be left at the Church.


MASON: Kevin James 1 November, 2019. Dearly loved husband of Frances, Proud father & father-in-law of Natalie & Bill, Mark & Yvette much loved Grandfather of Jason, Samual, Patrick, Jack (dec), Rebecca Prosser & their partners, Jacob, Zachary & Joshua Mason, great grandfather of Seth, Emily, Alice, Reuben, Isabelle, Mira, Lucy, Charlotte, Codie & Karma, dear brother & brother-in-law of Raymond (dec) & Betty and fond uncle of their family.

Aged 76 years.

Forever in our hearts.

Funeral & committal services for KEVIN will be held in the Chapel of Norwood Park Crematorium, Bradwardine Road, Bathurst ON FRIDAY (8TH NOVEMBER) AT 11.00AM.


GLENCORSE (nee BUTTIGIEG):  Margaret Anna Maria (Margy)  28 October, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Bill (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Joanne & John Cambridge, Deborah & Merv Slater, Jamie (dec) & Joyce, loving Nan of Kelly, Chantelle, Chloe, Danielle and their partners, Kyle, Cassie, Amanda, great grandmother of her great grandchildren, dear sister & sister-in-law of Paul Buttigieg, Josephine Sheppeard, Vincent Buttigieg, Irene Dove, Peter & Kay Buttigieg and auntie of their families.

 Aged 79 years.

Reunited with Bill and Jamie.

Respecting MARGARETS wishes a private service was held in the Chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Leura LAST WEDNESDAY (6TH NOVEMBER, 2019) followed by cremation.


GRIMSHAW:  Peter Thomas 27 October, 2019 at Nepean Hospital, Kingswood. Of Lithgow. Loved father & father-in-law of Gavin & Som, Bradley, dear brother & brother-in-law of Reg (dec) & Judy and fond uncle of their family.

Aged 83 years.

‘Forever in our Hearts’

A service for PETER will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (6TH NOVEMBER, 2019) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the service private interment will take place. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club & Club Lithgow are invited to attend.


HARRIS (nee HASSEN):  Ilma (Judy)  28 October, 2019 peacefully at home.  Of Lithgow.  Devoted wife of Ron (dec), devoted mother & mother-in- law of Rhonda & Gordon, Greg & Vicki, Trevor & Maree, Sheryl & Ken, Brenda & Les (dec), Nana Judy of her grandchildren.

Aged 86 years

Loved and remembered always

Funeral and committal services for JUDY will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON MONDAY (4TH NOVEMBER, 2019) AT 2.00 PM.  At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.  Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.


WAY (nee WILSON):  Dolce Margaret  25 October, 2019 peacefully at Cooinda Aged Peoples Home, Lithgow.  Of Lithgow.  Loving wife of Nev (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law, much loved Grandma and dear sister & sister-in-law and auntie of their families.

Aged 91 years

“In God’s presence”

Funeral and committal services for DOLCE will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON MONDAY (4TH NOVEMBER, 2019) AT 11.30 AM.  At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.  Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.


THOMAS (nee WILSON): Betty Ruth 24 October, 2019 peacefully at Cooinda Aged Peoples Home, Lithgow. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Lionel (dec), loved mother of Carolyn, much loved Nan of Graham, Erin and great grandmother of Maddison and Laila, dear sister & sister-in-law of Joyce & Bill Dellabosca (both dec), Faye & John Smith and fond auntie of their families.

Aged 88 years.

Forever in our hearts

Funeral & committal services for BETTY will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (31ST OCTOBER, 2019) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Breast Cancer Foundation and may be left at the Church.


SCHUMACHER:      Aaron Jeffery             Suddenly at his home in Lithgow. Dear son of Jeff & Lillian (deceased), step-son of Sybil, Brother of Nycole & Chris, father of Jessica & Rhees.

Aged 47 years.

Rest in peace.

Privately cremated.


WENSEMIUS:    Kurt Scott  15 October, 2019 suddenly at Llandilo.  Formerly of Lithgow.  Much loved son of Scott & Debbie, dearly loved father of Lara, Hunter, Archer (dec), dear brother of Renee.

Aged 25 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for KURT will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (30TH OCTOBER, 2019) AT 11.00 AM.  At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to Black Dog Institute and may be left at the church.


WOODIN:  (nee VICKERS)  Carol Ivy  8 October, 2019 suddenly at Venice, Italy.  Of Portland.  Formerly of Orange.  Dearly loved wife of Ray, loved mother & mother-in-law of Stephen Drew, David (dec), Tony & Nicole, Ian & Mandy, Mark & Tianna, much loved Grandma of Ashley, Kirsten, Callum, Kayla, Jye, Caitlin and great grandmother of her greatgrandchildren, dear sister & sister-in-law of Dian, Steven & Deborah, Susan & Lindsay, Kym & John and auntie of their families, special friend of Robert & Carmel.

Aged 75 years

Always loved and remembered.

Funeral and committal services for CAROL will be held in Old Bowenfels Presbyterian Church, ON FRIDAY (25TH OCTOBER, 2019) AT 11.00AM.  At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.  Members of Lithgow Legacy, Lithgow Workmen’s Club, Portland RSL Sport and Recreation Club and Portland Quilters are invited to attend.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Cancer Council N.S.W. and may be left at the church.


HOGAN (nee KELLY):       Pauline Ann               15 October, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Tom (deceased), loved mother & mother-in-law of Paul (deceased), Carlene & Alistair Dowie, Matthew & Karen, Robyn & Michael Nicholson, Sue & Paul McKinnon, much loved ‘Nan’ of Mickayla, Sammie, Thomas, Dane, Ellen, Katherine, Ben, Rebecca, Molly, Dominic & Tessa, dear sister of Robyn & Raymond, fond sister-in-law & auntie of their families.

Aged 80 years.

May she rest in peace with her beloved Tom.

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of PAULINE will be celebrated in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON MONDAY (21ST OCTOBER, 2019) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the prayers following the Mass private cremation will take place. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Lithgow Hospital Auxiliary & may be left at the church.


FARRELL (nee KERR):  Gladys May 13 October, 2019 peacefully at Tanderra Nursing Home, Lithgow.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Neville (Mick) (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Peter (dec), Gary & Patricia, Heather & Mark Anderson, much loved Nan of Nicholas & Kim, Christopher, dear sister & sister-in-law of Norman & Doreen (both dec) and auntie of their family.

 Aged 87 years.

“Sadly Missed”

Funeral and committal services for GLADYS will be held in the Chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura ON MONDAY (21ST OCTOBER, 2019) AT 11.00 AM.  Members of the Lithgow Workmen Club are invited to attend.


GLENDINNING: John (Johnboy) 13 October, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Loved father & father-in-law of Sandra & David Forbes, Allan & Kaylene, Michael (deceased), Susan Glendinning, Julie & Mark Gill, much loved Grandad of Samuel, Brody, Grace, Ty & Jorja, dear brother & brother-in-law of Peter & Vanessa, George (dec) & fond uncle of their families.

   Aged 79 years

 Forever in our Hearts

Prayers for the repose of the soul of JOHN will be offered in St Patrick’s Catholic Church Mort Street, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (18TH OCTOBER, 2019) AT 1.00PM. At the conclusion of the prayers private interment will take place. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club & Club Lithgow are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Cancer Council NSW & may be left at the Church.


DRINKALL: Peter Ashley (Drinx) 10 October, 2019 peacefully at his home. Of Wallerawang and formerly of Bathurst & Sydney. Dearly loved husband of Dot, loved father of Jacquelene & Nina, much loved Pop of Louis, dear brother of Lynette, dear brother-in-law of John & the Trotter family and a fond uncle of their families

Aged 75 years.

Forever in our hearts

A memorial service to celebrate the life of PETER will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (18TH OCTOBER, 2019) AT 11.00AM. Members of the Lithgow Environment Group & the Barton Park Giant Trees Arboretum Inc. are invited to attend. Flowers are appreciated but as an alternative, donations could be considered to the Barton Park Giant Trees Arboretum Inc. and may be left at the Church.


FARR:  Frank Maxwell (Max) NSS 13100 (Vietnam Veteran)  14 October, 2019 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow.  Of  Lithgow. Formerly of North Ryde.   Loving son of Frank & Elsie (both dec), dearly loved brother of Lynette, Marcia and five other living siblings.

Aged 73 years

“ A fine gentleman, loved by many”

“Served his country well”

“Fear not for I Am with you”

Respecting Max’s wishes a private cremation was held YESTERDAY (17TH OCTOBER, 2019).  His final resting place will be at Pine Grove Memorial Park, Minchinbury reunited with his family.


MILLER (nee BOTTLE): Deborah Mary (Deb) 7 October, 2019 suddenly at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Portland and formerly of North Richmond. Dearly loved wife of Rodney, loved mother & mother-in-law of Joseph & Peta, Judith & Christopher, Amanda & Tony, Jessica & Tamati, much loved Nanny of Travis, Latisha, Abby, Axle, Harley & Corey, dear sister of Johnny, George (dec), Sylvia, Garry, Geoffrey, Julia, Gail, fond sister-in-law & auntie of their families.

Aged 61 years

“Wonderwoman, SuperMum”

Funeral & committal services for DEBORAH will be held in the Chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura ON THURSDAY (17TH OCTOBER, 2019) AT 11.30AM.


LEGGE:        Stewart Robert          7 October, 2019 peacefully at Port Kembla Hospital. Of Wollongong & formerly of Marrangaroo. Beloved son of Kathryn & Eric, loving brother & best friend of Alexandra.

Aged 29 years.

Funeral & committal services for STEWART will be held in St. Michael’s Anglican Cathedral, Corner of Church & Market Streets, Wollongong ON MONDAY (14TH OCTOBER, 2019) AT 12.00 O’CLOCK. At the conclusion of the services private interment will take place. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Melanoma Institute Australia & may be left at the church.


NEWCOMBE (nee DOWDELL):   Catherine Cecilia (KITTY). Passed away peacefully at her home in Lithgow on Monday 7th October, 2019.

Dearly loved wife of Dave (deceased), loved mother and mother-in-law of Jacqueline and Ross Mansell (Kiama), Ian Newcombe (Newcastle), Allan Newcombe (deceased), Jenny and Peter McKie (Canberra), Rhelma and Don Pardy (The Oaks), Loretta Newcombe (South Penrith), Cacy and Trevor Watkins (Lithgow), Regina Newcombe (deceased), and Glenn Newcombe (Lithgow). Much loved Grandma of her 14 grandchildren Kurt, Davina, Louise (deceased) Vivien, Adele, David, Elise, Matt, Dylan, Lauren, Ben, Jake, Kyle, Ayesha and her 10 great grandchildren Josie, Kipp, Tess, Tayla, Makenzie, Eden, Angus, Quinn, Nicholas and Coco. Dear sister of Ray Dowdell, Tommy Dowdell and Stella Barker (all deceased), fond sister-in-law and aunty of their families, and of the Newcombe families.

Aged 93 years

‘Always in our hearts’

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of KITTY NEWCOMBE will be celebrated in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (11TH OCTOBER, 2019) AT 12.00 O’CLOCK. At the conclusion of the prayers following the Mass the cortege will proceed to the family grave Catholic portion of Lowther Cemetery. Flowers are appreciated but as an alternative, donations could be considered to the Australian Cancer Research Foundation & may be left at the church.


BURNS:         Douglas John (Doug)            5 October, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow & formerly of Young. Devoted & much loved husband of Margaret, adored father & father-in-law of Kathy & Jeff, Julia & Des, Diane & Ray and their families.

Aged 84 years.

“Our cheeky, loving song & dance man has left us.”

Funeral and committal services for DOUG will be held in St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (10TH OCTOBER, 2019) AT 11.30AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of Club Lithgow & the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Lithgow Branch of Can Assist & may be left at the church.


WILKINSON:           Ronald George (Ron)           28 September, 2019 peacefully at Royal Brisbane Hospital. Dearly loved father of Leanne, devoted Pop of Samantha, Cody, Lekira & Charlie, loved son of Florry (deceased), dear brother of Clara (deceased), much loved uncle & great uncle.

Aged 73 years.

“A battle well fought.”

A graveside service for RON will be held in the Capertee Cemetery ON WEDNESDAY (9TH OCTOBER, 2019) AT 2.00PM. In memory of RON please wear a touch of Orange.


BANNAN:      James Norman (Jim)                        30 September, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Dawn, loved father & father-in-law of Jenny, Anne, Craig & Sam, much loved Pop of Thomas & Lily.

Aged 78 years.

Loved by his family

Respecting JIM’S wishes a private cremation took place ON THURSDAY 3RD OCTOBER, 2019.


HAYDEN (nee CORNEY):              Beryl               Of Normanhurst & formerly of Lithgow. Beloved wife of Morris (deceased), loved mother of Derely & Fiona and cherished Nan of Brittany & Shavaun, Isabella, Joseph, Isaac & Jaya, adored sister of Joan (deceased), Ross (deceased), Doreen Sheehan & Jean Partridge, special aunt and friend to so many.

“She fought the good fight”.

In her 91st year.

Till we meet again

A service of thanksgiving for the life of BERYL HAYDEN will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (3RD OCTOBER, 2019) AT 11.30AM. At the conclusion of the service private interment will take place. Flowers are appreciated but as an alternative, donations could be considered to Adventist Aged Care’s Elizabeth Lodge, Normanhurst & may be left at the church.


BAILEY (nee THOMAS):  Enid Elsie  26  September, 2019 peacefully at Ilumba Gardens Hostel, Kelso. Formerly of Lidsdale.  Dearly loved wife of Michael (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Anne & Andy Holden, Lynne, Paul & Karen, much loved Grandma of Matthew & Alicia, Daniel & Jennifer, Rachael & John, Oliver & Sally, Christopher & Tilly, Elena and great grandmother of her great grandchildren, dear sister & sister-in-law and auntie of their families.

Aged 92 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for ENID will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON TUESDAY (1ST OCTOBER, 2019) AT 11.00 AM.   At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to the McGrath Foundation and may be left at the church.


DRAY:  Peter John  21 September, 2019 peacefully at Opal Aged Care, Bathurst.  Dearly loved son of  Allan (dec) & Mary, dear brother of  Sandra, Narrelle, Annette, Victor, Fran, Keith, John, Jean & brother-in-law of their partners and uncle of their families.

Aged 62 years

“For nothing loved is ever lost and he was loved so much.”

Funeral and committal services for PETER will be held in St. Stephen’s Anglican Church, Portland  ON MONDAY (30TH SEPTEMBER, 2019) AT 11.00 AM.  At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to  Glenray Bathurst and may be left at the church.


TURNER (nee FAULKNER):         Kathleen Rose (Kath)           19 September, 2019 peacefully at Tanderra Nursing Home, Lithgow. Of Lithgow & formerly of Mount Wilson. Loved mother & mother-in-law of Kerrie & Jim, Stephen & Gail, Olga, Robert & Jenny, grandmother & great grandmother of their children.

Aged 90 years

Forever in our hearts.

A private service was held in our chapel followed by cremation last Wednesday.


McCANN (nee GRIFFIS):     Lucy Evelyn   20 September, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Portland. Loved mother of her 15 children, much loved Nan of her 44 grandchildren & 48 great grandchildren, dear sister, sister-in-law & auntie of her family.

Aged 84 years

Always in our hearts.

A graveside service for LUCY McCANN will be held in the lawn portion of Cullen Bullen Cemetery ON THURSDAY (26TH SEPTEMBER, 2019) AT  10.30AM.


SECKOLD:   Edward John (Ted)  12 September, 2019 peacefully at Cooinda Aged Peoples Home, Lithgow. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Maisie (deceased), loved father & father-in-law of Ralph & Bernadette, Mark & Debbie, much loved Pop of Chris & Jennifer, Ben & Rowen, Michael & Larissa and his 10 great grandchildren,

Aged 92 years.

Reunited with Maisie.

Funeral & committal services for EDWARD (TED) SECKOLD will be held in St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Lithgow ON TUESDAY (24TH SEPTEMBER, 2019) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of Club Lithgow & the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Lithgow District Hospital & may be left at the church.


McDONALD (nee GRANT formerly DAY):   Coralie Anne  16 September, 2019 peacefully at Tanderra Nursing Home, Lithgow.  Of Lithgow.  Loving wife of Barry Day (dec), much loved wife of Ross, loved mother & mother-in-law of Catherine & Peter Lockhart, Juanita & Lee Bauwens, cherished Grandma of Grace, Stella, Alice, Olivia, Angus, Jack, Zane, dear sister & sister-in-law of Frances & John Molden, Doug & Judy Grant, Greg & Andrea Grant and auntie of their families.

Aged 78 years

Forever in our hearts

Prayers for the repose of CORALIE’S soul will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON MONDAY (23RD  SEPTEMBER, 2019) AT 11.00AM.  At the conclusion of the prayers a private cremation will take place.  Members of Lithgow Historical Society, Lithgow Inner Wheel Club, Lithgow Musical Society, Lithgow Quota Club, Lithgow Swimming Club  & Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to Tanderra Nursing Home and may be left at the church.


CROWE  (nee CHODAT):   Jeanette Maree  14 September, 2019 surrounded by her loving family at Bathurst Base Hospital. Of Portland. Loving wife of Greg, loved mother & mother-in-law of Robert & Helen, Geoff & Tanya, Katrina & Jason, much loved Nan of Jacob, Jayden, Joel, Lacee, great grandmother of Chase, Honor, Beckham, Blair, Catherina, dear sister & sister-in-law of Marie, Billie, Debbie & Barry and auntie of their families

Aged 73 years

‘Forever in our hearts’

A service for JEANETTE  will be held in Portland Uniting Church, Wolgan Street, Portland ON FRIDAY (20TH SEPTEMBER, 2019) AT 2.00 PM.  At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the Lawn portion of  Portland Cemetery.  Members of the Portland RSL Sport and Recreation Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to the National Heart Foundation and may be left at the church.


QUINN:          Graham          12 September, 2019 peacefully at his home in Lithgow with his darling by his side. Dearly loved partner of Gladys, loved father & father-in-law of Glenda & Noel, Susan & Noel, Debbie, Robyn & Mark, Graeme & Natalie, Warren & Denise, Dennis & Carolyn, Dale & Phil and Graham, much loved Pop of his grandchildren, great grandchildren & great great grandchildren, dear brother of Ron, Milton, Colyn, Peter, Deidre (all deceased), Kerry & Ken, fond brother-in-law & uncle of their families.

In his 84th year.

Forever loved.

A service for GRAHAM QUINN will be held in St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (20TH SEPTEMBER, 2019) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the Anglican No.2 portion of Lithgow Cemetery. Members of Club Lithgow & the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Lung Foundation Australia & may be left at the church.


HODGKINSON: John (Pop)           10 September, 2019 suddenly at his home. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved father & father-in-law of Lyn & Steve, Kathy & Leigh, Chris, much loved Pop of his grandchildren, great grandchildren and extended family, dear brother of Mary & Nancy, fond brother-in-law & uncle of their families.

Aged 88 years.

‘Loved friend & mentor to many’

Funeral & committal services for JOHN will be held in the Chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura ON THURSDAY (19TH SEPTEMBER, 2019) AT 11.00AM. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Lithgow Community Projects and may be left at the Chapel.


CATTO:         Geoffrey Osmond      11 September, 2019 suddenly at his home in Marrangaroo Fields. Dearly loved husband of Katherine Nora Catto (deceased).

A private service was held in our chapel followed by cremation ON TUESDAY 17TH SEPTEMBER, 2019.


DUKES:  Kenneth George (Rocky)  9 September, 2019 Surrounded by his loving family.  Of Gosforth.  Formerly of Wallerawang.   Soul mate of Robyn, loving father & father-in-law of Kylie (dec) & Michael Barrett, Justin & Abbie, Carl & Tracey, grandfather of Baby Angel (dec),  Axyl, Amber-Jane and Levi, loving brother & brother-in-law and uncle of their families.

Aged 69 years.

‘Forever in our hearts until we meet again’

A service for KENNETH  will be held in St. John The Evangelist Church, Wallerawang,  ON MONDAY (16TH SEPTEMBER, 2019) AT 11.00 AM.  At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the Lawn Portion of Pipers Flat Cemetery.


MARTIN: John Laurence Henderson  8 September, 2019 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow. Formerly of Rydal. Dearly loved husband of Kay, loved father & father-in-law of David (dec), Andrew & Sarah, Jonathon & Julie, Cate & Ian Menz, Stuart & Linda, much loved grandfather of Belinda, Thomas, Emma, William, Kai, Neve`, Lauchlan and Tom, dear brother of Rosemary Higgins & fond uncle of her family .

Aged 87 years.

Forever in our hearts

A service for JOHN will be held in St. John the Evangelist Church, Wallerawang ON THURSDAY (12TH SEPTEMBER, 2019) AT 11.00AM.  At the conclusion of the service private cremation will take place. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Flying Doctors & may be left at the Church.


RINGIN:   Brian Bernard  3 September, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Lithgow.   Dearly loved husband of Colleen, loved father & father-in-law of Mark & Ann-Maree, Brett (dec), Brad & Michelle, Tanya & Neville Pallier, Troy (dec), much loved Pop of Luke, Matt & Kate, Brendan, Jessie, Brock, great grandfather of Oscar, dear brother & brother-in-law and uncle of their families.

Aged 85 years

Forever in our hearts

A graveside service for BRIAN will be held  in the Anglican No.2  portion of Lithgow Cemetery, ON TUESDAY (10TH SEPTEMBER, 2019) AT 11.30AM.


BRESAC:   Paul Anthony  4 September, 2019 suddenly at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved son of Otto (dec) & Margaret, husband of Carla (dec), loving partner of Narelle, loved father of Fallon, dear brother & brother-in-law of Cathy, Bernard & Bev, Gemma & Wayne Clarke, Peter & Debbie, Frances, Damien & Jay, and uncle of their families, loved by his extended family.

Aged 63 years

Gave so much to others & asked for nothing in return

Prayers for the repose of PAUL’S soul will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON MONDAY (9TH SEPTEMBER, 2019) AT 11.00AM.  At the conclusion of the prayers a private cremation will take place.  Members of Club Lithgow & Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to the National Heart Foundation and may be left at the church.


MONAGHAN (nee COSTELLO): Joyce Margaret   27 August, 2019 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow. Of South Bowenfels. Dearly loved wife of Alan (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Ron & Sharron, Sandra (dec), Pam Shadbolt, Narelle & Bob Taylor, Terry & Arlene, Karen & Derek Holland, cherished Nan of her grandchildren & great grandchildren, dear sister & sister-in-law of Bill (dec) & Esme, Dixie (dec), Elsie & Colin (dec), Jim & Shirley (both dec) and fond auntie of their families.

Aged 92 years.

We will meet again.

Funeral & Committal services for JOYCE will be held in Old Bowenfels Presbyterian Church, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (4TH SEPTEMBER, 2019) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Dementia Australia & may be left at the church.


MEWBURN (nee KIRK):    Milba Dorothy           18 August, 2019 peacefully at Blue Mountains District ANZAC Memorial Hospital, Katoomba. Of Portland & formerly of Mount Wilson. Dearly loved wife of Albert (deceased).

Aged 77 years.

Rest in peace.

A service for MILBA MEWBURN will be held in the Anglican Church of St. George, The Avenue, Mount Wilson ON TUESDAY (3RD SEPTEMBER, 2019) AT 1.00PM thence to be followed by interment in the adjoining churchyard cemetery.


REDDING (nee TAIT):  Shirley  26 August, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of George, loved mother & mother-in-law of Shirley & Grahame McKenzie, George & Lyn, much loved Nan of Natalie, Adrian & Michelle, great grandmother of Bailey, Ethan, Imogen, Gabbi, Mirrin, dear sister & sister-in-law of Mavis & John Morris (both dec), Jack & May Redding and auntie of their families and loved by her extended families.  In honor of Shirley please wear something pink.

Aged 87 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for SHIRLEY will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (30TH AUGUST, 2019) AT 2.00 PM.   At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.  Members of Lithgow Quota Club, Shirley Club, Lithgow Vintage Motor Club, Lithgow Workmen’s Club and Lithgow Tidy Towns are invited to attend.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Tanderra Nursing Home and may be left at the church.


YOUNG (nee BOYD – SKINNER) : Anne Margaret  24 August, 2019 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Tom (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Stephen & Sue, Julieanne & Wayne, much loved Nan of Alicia (dec), Katie, Gemma, Cody and Cassie, dear sister, sister-in-law & fond auntie of their families.

Aged 78 years

Forever in our hearts

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of ANNE will be celebrated in St Patrick’s Catholic Church Mort Street, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (30TH AUGUST, 2019) AT 12.00 O’CLOCK. At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass the cortege will proceed to the Lawn No.2 portion of Lithgow Cemetery. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Dementia Australia and may be left at the Church.


FAHEY: Kym Elizabeth 16 August, 2019 peacefully at her home, surrounded by her loving family. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Steve, loved mother of Elsea, Charlie, Paul and Yolanda, loving Nan of Lilly, much loved daughter of Steve & Edwina Fahey.

Aged 46 years.

Forever in our hearts

Funeral & committal services for KYM will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (23RD AUGUST, 2019) AT 12.00 O’CLOCK. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place.


BEYNON: William Clive (Bill) 12 August, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Agnes, loved father & father-in-law of Phil & Helen, Clive (dec) & Donna, much loved Pop of Garry, Mark, Tara, Damon, great grandfather of Ben and Riley, dear brother of Miriam Weekes, Tot Smith (both dec), Shirley Addison, Fay Quinell, Trevor Beynon, fond brother-in-law & uncle of their families.

Aged 96 years.

Forever in our hearts

‘So mote it be’

Funeral & committal services for WILLIAM will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (21ST AUGUST, 2019) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of the Masonic Brethren, Club Lithgow & the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.


DICKSON:    Robert David (Rob)             8 August, 2019 unexpectedly at Sodwalls. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Kathy, loved father & father-in-law of Matthew & Laura, Rachel & Chris Holden, Aliesha & Jonny Zuvela, much loved Pop of Mia, Evie, Zeke, Seth & Annaliese, dear brother of Sharon & Lisa, loved son-in-law of Frank & Patricia Godfrey, fond brother-in-law & uncle of their families.

Aged 61 years.

Now with God.

Funeral & committal services for the late ROB DICKSON will be held in the Lithgow Bible Church, Col Drewe Drive, Lithgow ON TUESDAY (20TH AUGUST, 2019) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of Club Lithgow & the Lithgow Optimists Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to CareFlight & may be left at the church.


ELTON: Jack  13 August, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lidsdale & formerly of Wentworthville. Dearly loved husband of Betty (dec), loved father & father-in-law of Ray & Zeena, Ruth & John (dec), John & Jeannette, Peter (dec), Mark & Tina, Brian & Marian, much loved Pop of his 13 grandchildren & 20 great grandchildren, dear brother of Marj, Gwen, Ruth (all dec) and Tom, fond brother-in-law & uncle of their families.

Aged 88 years.

Forever in our hearts

Funeral & committal services for JACK will be held in the Chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura ON FRIDAY (16TH AUGUST, 2019) AT 12.30PM.


McCABE:  John Lawrence  23July, 2019 suddenly at Nepean Hospital, Kingswood.  Of Lithgow.  Loving son of John & Agnes (both dec), dear brother & brother-in-law of Anne, Paul (dec), Tom, Cathie & Renato, Michael (dec).

Aged 68 years.

Forever in our hearts

Graveside prayers for the repose of JOHN’S soul will be offered in the Lawn No.2 Portion of  Lithgow Cemetery ON MONDAY (5TH AUGUST, 2019) AT 1.00PM.  Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.


MERRICK:               Ronald Thomas (Ron)          20 July, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Formerly of Wallerawang. Dearly loved husband of Val, loved father & father-in-law of Darryl & Cassandra and Graham, much loved Pop of Logan & Amelia, fond brother, brother-in-law & uncle of his family.

Aged 76 years.

“Always loved.”

Funeral & committal services for the late RONALD MERRICK will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (26th July, 2019) AT 2.00PM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Tanderra Nursing Home & may be left at the church.


LEGGE (nee BURROUGHS): June Valerie 15 July, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Alex (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Val & Speed, Sandy, Bev & Paul (dec), Tom, Diana & Ian, Peter & Jenni, much loved Nan of Carlo, Cherie, Sam, Scott (dec), Anthony, Mark, Jessica, Benton, Jarrod, Matthew & her great grandchildren Byron, Sienna, Howie and Oaklyn, dear sister of Bonjon, Rosie, Georgie, Lilian and Kenny (all dec) and fond auntie of their families.

      Aged 86 years

 Gone to be with Dad.

Love you Mum.

Prayers for the repose of the soul of JUNE will be offered in St Patrick’s Catholic Church Mort Street, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (24TH JULY, 2019) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the prayers the cortege will proceed to the Lawn No.1 portion of Lithgow Cemetery. Members of the Vale Ladies and L.I.N.C are invited to attend.


LARKIN: Janice Merle (Jan)  16 July, 2019 peacefully at Cooinda Aged Peoples Home, Lithgow. Formerly of Ben Bullen. Dearly loved daughter of Reg & Gladys (both dec), loved sister & sister-in-law of Reginald & Aileen and Geoffrey, much loved auntie of Gregory & Brenda, great auntie of Grant.

Aged 76 years.

Rest In Peace.

A service for JANICE will be held in St. Stephen’s Anglican Church, Portland ON MONDAY (22ND JULY, 2019) AT 2.00PM. At the conclusion of the service the Cortege will proceed to the Anglican portion of Cullen Bullen Cemetery.


FENTON (nee TALBOT):  Sonia Campbell  11 July, 2019 peacefully at Portland Tabulam Cottages, Portland.   Formerly of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Jack (dec), much cherished mother & mother-in-law of Ruth & Kerry Morris, Heather & Rex Davis, Peter & Sue, Paul & Jane, loving Nan & Gran of her 10 grandchildren & 25 great grandchildren, much loved sister & sister-in-law and auntie of their families.

Aged 91 years

Forever in our hearts

A service for SONIA will be held in St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Roy Street, Lithgow ON, MONDAY (22ND JULY, 2019) AT 11.00 AM.  At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the family grave, Anglican  No.1 portion of Lithgow cemetery.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Kidney Kids and may be left at the church.


THOMPSON: Lester  12 July, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved husband of Rebecca, loved father & father-in-law of Stephanie & Kristian, Rose & Josh, dear brother & brother-in-law and uncle of their families.  Please wear smart casual bright colors.

Aged 85 years

Always remembered, Sadly missed

 A service for LESTER will be held in the Seventh Day Adventist Church, Albert Street, Lithgow  ON FRIDAY (19TH JULY, 2019) AT 1.00 PM.  Thence to be followed by committal prayers at Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura AT 3.00PM.  Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club and Ulysses Club are invited to attend.


CAESAR:  John  6 July, 2019 peacefully at Concord Repatriation General Hospital, Concord.  Of Cullen Bullen.  Loving husband of Wendy, much loved father & father-in-law of Nichole, Michele & Grant, Mark & Donna, Jamee & Derek, Victor & Kathryn, Ross & Kerrilyn, cherished Pa of his 11 grandchildren.

Aged 79 years

“Almost 39”

To be present with his Lord

Funeral and committal services for JOHN will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (18TH JULY, 2019) AT 11.00 AM.   At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to the National Heart Foundation  and may be left at the church.


OUSBY:  Robert James (Stan)  13 July, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved husband of Kaye, dear brother & brother-in-law of Valerie (dec) & John, Ronald (dec), Richard (Dickie), Ralph Hatton and uncle of  Gary, Karen, Mark and their families.

Aged 72 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for STAN will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (17TH JULY, 2019) AT 11.00 AM.   At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take  place.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to Tanderra Nursing Home and may be left at the church.



CAMBRIDGE (nee HAYES):  Joyce Mercia  6 July, 2019 passed away at Three Tree Lodge.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Tom (dec), cherished Mum & mother-in-law of Billy & Helen, Johnny & Joanne, Liz & Smiley Baker, Special Nana of Matt, Andy, Mark (dec), Chantelle, Ettie (dec), Luke, Sarah, Kerrie, Stephen, Rachel and their partners, Great Nana of Reannon, Zanna, Zaak, Tom, Finn, Jack, Hayden, Noah, Riley and Mia, dear sister of Marj (dec).

Aged 95 years

Gone to be with Dad

Love you Mum

Funeral and committal services for JOYCE will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON TUESDAY (16TH JULY, 2019) AT 11.00 AM.   At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place. Members of Lithgow Legacy are invited to attend.


DAVERN:   Ronald Hector (Ron)  1 July, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Lithgow.   Formerly of Portland.  Husband of Helen, loved father & father-in-law of Dean & Dianne, Amber & Jamie (both dec), Mark & Karen, Glenn, loving grandfather of his grandchildren, loving brother and brother-in-law and uncle.

Aged 80 years

“Always loved”

A graveside service for RON will be held  in the Church of England portion of Ilford Cemetery, Cafe Road, Ilford  ON MONDAY (15TH JULY, 2019) AT 11.00AM.  Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Cancer Council N.S.W. and may be left at the cemetery.


TULLEY: Kenneth John (Ken)   7 July, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of  Rydal. Dearly loved husband of Norma, loved father & father-in-law of Janelle & Andy, Darren, much loved Pop of Courtney & Ross, Ryan & Amanda, Luke (dec), Terry, Sarah and of his 4 great grandchildren.

Aged 83 years.

 Loved always.

A graveside service for KEN will be held in the Anglican portion of Rydal Cemetery ON FRIDAY (12TH JULY, 2019) at 2.30PM. Members of the Rydal Bushfire Brigade & the Rydal Show Society are invited to attend.


HAMMONDS (nee McLENNAN):  Beryl Ruth  5 July, 2019 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Alf (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Gai & Geoff Hart, Shelly & Emery Kertesz, much loved Nanna of her grandchildren Angela & Ben, Chantelle & Adam, Heather & Jason, Shannon & Phoebe and great grandmother of Beau, Xara, Evie, Kai.

Aged 89 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for BERYL will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (12TH JULY, 2019) AT 1.00 PM.   At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.  Members of Club Lithgow, Lithgow Senior Citizens and Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to Alzheimer’s Australia  and may be left at the church.


MERRICK (nee THOMPSON): Shirley May (Shirl) 2 July, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Mount Victoria. Dearly loved wife of Patrick (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Jim & Bronwyn and Glenn, Nan of Samuel, dear sister & sister-in-law of Marie (dec) & Peter, Jack & Elaine (dec), Joyce & Dennis (dec), Doris & Lionel (dec), Geoffrey (dec) & Barbara, Robert & Marion and fond auntie of their families.

Aged 89 years.

Forever in our hearts

A service for SHIRLEY will be held in St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Blackheath ON THURSDAY (11TH JULY, 2019) AT 11.00 AM. At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the Presbyterian 1 portion of Blackheath Cemetery. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Red Shield Appeal & may be left at the church.


WEEKES:  Dawn Leone  2 July, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved mother of Ian, Karen, Alan, Glen, Kim & mother-in-law of their partners,  much loved Nan & Grandma of her grandchildren & great grandchildren, a dear sister & sister-in- law and auntie of their families.

Aged 81 years.

Forever in  our hearts & sadly missed.

Prayers for the repose of the soul of DAWN will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON TUESDAY (9TH   JULY, 2019) AT 11.00AM.  At the conclusion of the prayers the cortege will proceed to the Catholic No.2 portion of Lithgow Cemetery.  Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Lithgow District Hospital and may be left at the church.


BURTON:  Donald  Malcolm Raicha (Don)  1 July, 2019 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved husband of Rae, dearly loved father & father-in-law of Andrew, Fiona & Andrew Tickle, much loved Pop of his grandchildren.

Aged 85 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for DONALD will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON MONDAY (8TH JULY, 2019) AT 11.00 AM.   At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.  Members of the Lithgow Golf Club and Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to Three Tree Lodge and may be left at the church.


BANKS (nee AUSBURN):     Maria Blunden (Marie)  29 June, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Cullen Bullen.  Much loved wife of Ted (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Ted & Carol (dec), Pam (dec), & Ken, John & Katherine, Maureen & Bernhard, Carol & Jim, Stella (Maree) & Phillip (dec), Greg (dec), Denise & Mick (dec), Janneane & Graham, Les (dec), much loved Big Nan of her 15 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren & 4 great great grandchildren, dear sister of Harold, Lillian and auntie of their families.

Aged 97 years

‘Forever in our hearts’

A service for MARIE will be held in St. Brendan’s Catholic Church, Cullen Bullen  ON FRIDAY (5TH JULY, 2019) AT 2.00 PM.  At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the Anglican portion of Cullen Bullen cemetery.  No Flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to the National Heart Foundation and may be left at the church.


HALEY: Patrick John (John) 28 June, 2019 peacefully after a very long illness. Of Wollongong.  Formerly of Lithgow. Beloved husband of Joan, dearly loved father & father-in-law of Garry & Debbie, Joanne & Stephen, adored Pop of Allison, Shane, Karissa, Tara and his 5 great grandchildren, dear brother of Thomas, Bartholomew (both dec), Emma & fond uncle of their families.

          Aged 87 years

 Always loved & sadly missed.

Prayers for the repose of the soul of PATRICK will be offered in St Patrick’s Catholic Church Mort Street, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (5TH JULY, 2019) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the prayers the cortege will proceed to the Lawn No. 2 portion of Lithgow Cemetery.


STONE (nee POW):           Isaballa  (Isa)    26th June, 2019 peacefully at Cooinda Aged Peoples Home, Lithgow.  Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of  Ken (dec), dear sister & sister-in-law of Jean & Muir (both dec), Elizabeth & Robert, Christina & Arthur (both dec), Tom & Beverley and auntie of their families.

Aged 87 years.

Reunited with Ken

Together with the Lord

A service for ISABALLA will be held in the Lithgow Bible Church, Col Drewe Drive, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (3RD JULY, 2019) AT 11.00AM.  At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the Baptist portion of Lithgow cemetery.


RAINES: Keith Douglas  25 June, 2019 suddenly at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow.  Formerly of “Merry Garth” Mt Wilson.  Dearly loved husband of Libby (dec), loved father & father-in- law of Peter & Linda, Robert & Tina, Beth, much loved Grandpa of Pip, Molly, Bill, Jack, dear brother of Betty and Ronald.

 Aged 87 years.

Forever in our hearts and sadly missed.

Funeral and committal services for KEITH will be held in the Chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura ON MONDAY (1ST JULY, 2019) AT 2.00 PM.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to the Mt. Wilson / Mt. Irvine Rural Fire Brigade and may be left at the chapel.


BUCKLEY (nee HICKEY): Margaret Ann 22 June, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Beloved wife of John (dec), dearly loved mother & mother-in-law of Peter & Lisa, Corinna & Graeme, Rebecca & Andrew, Mark, Nicole & Brett, cherished Nan of Hannah, Brad, Amy, Lara, Maggie, Jayden, Angus, Elizabeth, Clare, Hamish and Kate, loved sister & sister-in-law of John & Diane and much loved cousin of Lesley.

Aged 71 years.

Gone to soon, loved by all, sadly missed

A service for MARGARET will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON MONDAY (1ST JULY, 2019) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the service private interment will take place. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Daffodil Cottage & may be left at the Church.


WATTERSON:  Henry William  20 June, 2019 unexpectedly, at Nepean Hospital, Kingswood. Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved partner of Hazel, loved father & father-in-law of Barry & Eleonora, Susan & Neil, David & Christine (dec), Russell & Sharon, Janeen & Garry, much loved Grandad of his 10 grandchildren and great grandfather of his 9 great grandchildren, dear brother of Arthur, Jack, Dulcie (all dec) and uncle of their families.

             Aged 91 years

Always remembered & sadly missed

Funeral & committal services for HENRY will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (28TH JUNE, 2019) AT 2.00 PM.  At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.  Members of the Retired Railwayman’s Association,  Masonic Brethren, Club Lithgow and Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.


OHLSEN: Freda Jane 20 June, 2019 peacefully at Cooinda Aged Peoples Home, Lithgow. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved mother of Grahame Higlett (dec), Barry Higlett & Ross Higlett, loved mother-in-law of Tanya and Kerrie much loved ‘Ma’ of Tegan and Gemma, much loved ‘Great Ma’ of Bentley, dear sister of Phyllis Cochrane, Keith Ohlsen (dec), Valma Samuelson a very fond sister-in-law & auntie of their families.

Aged 85 years.

Forever loved & sadly missed

A service for FREDA will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (28th JUNE, 2019) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the service private interment will take place. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.


LESLIE: William (Bill) 20 June, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Joyce, loved father & father-in-law of Carol & Gary, Dianne & Grahame, much loved Pop of David, Sally, Amanda, Jodie, Shellie and ‘Old Pop’ of his 9 great grandchildren, dear brother of Gwen.

Aged 94 years.

Forever in our hearts

‘So mote it be’

Funeral & committal services for WILLIAM will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (26TH JUNE, 2019) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of the Masonic Brethren, Probus, Lithgow Workmen’s Club & Club Lithgow are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Tanderra Nursing Home and may be left at the Church.


O’MARA (nee BIRD): Margaret Jean (Marg)  13 June, 2019 peacefully in her sleep at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Camperdown. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Bill, loved mother & mother-in-law of David, Karen & Todd, Mick, much loved Nan of her 7 grandchildren & Nan Margie of her 5 adored great grandchildren, dear sister of Doug (dec), Barbara, Kevin, Gloria, Pauline, Greg, Mariee, Les, Lois, fond sister-in-law & auntie of their families, dear sister-in-law & auntie of Carol, Sandra & their families in W.A.

Aged 72 years.

Forever in our hearts

Funeral & committal services for MARGARET will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (21ST JUNE, 2019) AT 10.30AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club & Club Lithgow are invited to attend.


GRIFFITHS:  Scott Trevor (Scotty) (Griffo)  11 June, 2019 peacefully at Orange Base Hospital surrounded by his loving family.  Of Orange.  Formerly of Portland.  Dearly loved son of Paul & Helen, dear brother & brother-in-law of Jennene & Chris, Nicole, much loved nephew and fond uncle of Holly, Jacinta, Cooper, Lachlan.

Aged 43 years

Forever and always in our hearts

A service for SCOTT will be held in St. Stephen’s Anglican Church, Portland ON FRIDAY (21ST JUNE, 2019) AT 1.00 PM.  At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the Lawn Portion of Portland Cemetery.


BARBER:                  Bradley (Brad)          10 June, 2019 suddenly at his home ‘Glenroy’, Hartley. Dearly loved husband of Rosemary, loved father & father-in-law of Sally-Anne & Douglas Clues, Claire & Damien Wessell, Tammy & Daniel Beckett, May & Michael Kelly, much loved ‘Pop’ of Angus, Dustin, Kane, Samson, Sylvie, Florence, dear brother of Desmond, Roz, Glenford & Joe, fond brother-in-law & uncle of their families.

Aged 70 years

Dearly loved and respected.

A service for BRAD will be held on the family property ‘Glenroy’, 200 Jenolan Caves Road, Hartley ON WEDNESDAY (19TH JUNE, 2019) AT 12.00 O’CLOCK followed by a private interment. Members of the Hartley Bushfire Brigade & the Hartley Progress Association are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Lithgow Hospital Auxiliary & may be left at the service.


BUCKLEY: Percy Lawrence          5 June, 2019 suddenly at Lithgow District Hospital. Of  Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Gayle (dec), loved father of Debbie, dear brother & brother -in-law of Wayne & Jacqui, Graham & Therese and fond uncle of their families, good friend of Julie, Nat and Kaye.

Aged 75 years.

Forever in our hearts.

Respecting Percy’s wishes a private graveside service was held in Lithgow Cemetery last Thursday (13th June, 2019).


ORCHARD (nee GROVE): Marjorie Nell (Marj) 11 June, 2019 peacefully at Tanderra Nursing Home, Lithgow. Of Lidsdale. Dearly loved wife of Ernie (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Geoff & Marcelle, Jan & Geoff, Ros & Des, Stephen & Lyn, much loved Granma of her 10 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren & 2 great great grandchildren, dear sister, sister-in-law & fond auntie of their families.

In her 100th year.

Forever in our hearts

Funeral & committal services for MARJORIE will be held in St. John the Evangelist Church, Wallerawang ON MONDAY (17TH JUNE, 2019) AT 11.00AM.  At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Friends of St. John’s & may be left at the Church.


MARANDA:       Peter John (Pete)  7 June, 2019 peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family.  Much loved husband of Lana, loved father & father-in-law of Stephen, Kip & Michelle, Michael & Taliah, Dale & Augustino, Shane & Kazzy, Brady, Stacey, loving Grandpa of Mitchell, Tom, Bailey, Talan, Shaylee-May, Jake, Asher, Aidan, Casey, Zac, Mallachy, Lily, Charlotte, Marni, dear brother & brother-in-law of Jaqueline (dec), Christine & Dennis, Johanna & Craig, John & Nina, fond uncle of his 5 nephews & extended family of Seth, Adam, Sasha.

Aged 64 Years

“Go the Eagles”

“Forever in our hearts”

A service for PETER will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow   ON  FRIDAY (14TH JUNE, 2019) AT  2.30 PM.  At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the Lawn portion Pipers Flat Cemetery.  Members of the Wallerawang Bowling Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Lithgow Can Assist and may be left at the church.


BURTON (nee GOODWIN): Lereen Shirley (Rene)     6 June, 2019 suddenly at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved partner of Norm (dec),much loved wife of Ken (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Peter & Kim, Leanne & Laurie, Carol & David, much loved Nan of Aaron, Ashleigh, Krystan, Reece, Curtis, Lewis & great Nan of her 7 great grandchildren, dear sister, sister-in-law & fond auntie of their families.

Aged 87 years.

Forever in our hearts

Funeral & committal services for LEREEN will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (14th JUNE, 2019) AT 12.00 O’CLOCK. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.


ALLAN:  William (Bill)  7 June, 2019 peacefully at Bathurst Base Hospital. Of Kelso.  Formerly of Lithgow (Allan’s Cake Shop).  Dearly loved husband of Dorothy, loved father & father-in-law of Bill & Lucy, Susan, Andrew & Samantha, Jim & Trish, much loved Pop of Matthew, Kathleen & Chris, Stephanie & Dean, Polly, Sabrina, Nicholas, Evie, Susannah, Georgia, great grandfather of Oliver, Claire, dear brother of David, Alwyn (dec) and uncle of their families.

Aged 83 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for BILL will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (12TH JUNE, 2019) AT 1.30 PM.  At the conclusion of the service a private cremation will take place.


McMANUS (nee McANDREW): Ellen Donette  27 May, 2019 tragically at Lyndhurst. Of Meadow Flat. Dearly loved wife of Allen, loved mother & mother-in-law of Donette & Peter, Luke & Vanessa, much loved Nan of James, Joshua, Hayley, Emerson and Mia, loved daughter of Kathleen & Cec (dec) McAndrew, dear sister & sister-in-law of Wayne & Rhonda, Mark & Theresa, Joan & Adrian Smith, Stephen, Tracey & Anthony Atkins, loving aunt of their families.

             Aged 64 years

            ‘Forever in our Hearts’

Prayers for the repose of the soul of ELLEN will be offered in St Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (12TH JUNE, 2019) AT 12.00 O’CLOCK. At the conclusion of the prayers private cremation will take place. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Perthville Convent Heritage Centre and may be left at the Church.


GREEN:  Benjamin Ian (Ben)  18 May, 2019 suddenly at Lithgow.  Of Kingswood.  Dearly loved son of Dale & Adrienne, dear brother of Shayla, Darlene, Nathan, Keith, much loved grandson of Kate Ford and Ian Strickland (dec).

Aged 17 years.

Always remembered and sadly missed.

Funeral and committal services for BEN will be held in the Chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura ON FRIDAY (7TH JUNE, 2019) AT 11.00 AM.


OAKES (nee DRISCOLL):  Annie Elizabeth  1 June, 2019 peacefully at home. Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Roy (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Fred, Robert & Joy, Iris & Marcus, Karen & Jack, Barbara (dec) & Michael, Norm, Dianne (dec), Jake (dec), much loved Nan of her 17 grandchildren & 24 great great grandchildren, beloved sister of Bonnie and a dear auntie.

Aged 91 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for ANNIE will be held in the Chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura ON THURSDAY (6TH JUNE, 2019) AT 11.00 AM.  Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.


BLACKWELL:     Albert Denis (Denis) 27 May, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Joanne and Jeanette (dec), loved father & father-in-law of William & Michelle, Sarah & Nev Bertie, Nathan & Rhiannon and Rebekah, much loved Poppy Denis of Ruby, Delilah, Eden and Issac, dear brother, brother-in-law & fond uncle of their families.

Aged 74 years.

At home with Jesus.

A service for DENIS will be held in the Lithgow Baptist Church, Great Western Highway, Lithgow ON MONDAY (3RD JUNE, 2019) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the service private interment will take place. Please wear a touch of blue to celebrate Denis’ life. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Myeloma Foundation of Australia and may be left at the Church.


SWIFT (nee COLLINS):                  Rae     25 May, 2019 unexpectedly at the Sydney Mater Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Wilson, loved mother & mother-in-law of Michael, Mark & Kym, Steven (deceased), David & Julia, much loved Nan of Brendan, Matthew, Riley, Miranda, Fletcher, Sophie & James, dear sister, sister-in-law & auntie of her family.

Aged 74 years

‘A beautiful lady.’

A service for RAE will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (31ST MAY, 2019) AT 1.30PM. At the conclusion of the service private interment will take place. Members of the Lithgow Basketball Association & the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Melanoma Institute Australia & may be left at the church.


CRAIG (nee O’DONNELL): Mary Bridget  24TH May, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of South Bowenfels.  Dearly loved wife of Bill (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Bernadette & Ralph Seckold, much loved Nan of Chris & Jen and Two Nannies of Muneer, Kayse, Riley, Max, dear sister & sister-in-law of Kath (dec) & Noel Flynn and auntie of their families.

Aged 89 years.

Always in our hearts

Requiem mass for the repose of the soul of MARY will be celebrated in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow on FRIDAY (31ST MAY, 2019) AT 11.00 AM.  At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass a private cremation will take place.  Members of Quota are invited to attend.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to N.S.W. Cancer Council and may be left at the church.


BARLOW:   John  Charles  O.A.M., R.F.D., J.P  25 May, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of  Lithgow.  Beloved husband of Carol & former loving husband of Denise (dec), loved father & father-in-law of Leanne & Rob Farnsworth, loving father & father-in-law of Carol’s children, much loved Pop, Pa & Great Poppy of his grandchildren, great grandchildren & great great grandchildren, much loved brother & brother-in-law of Peter & Patricia, Margaret & Colin (dec), Noel & Shirley (dec), Bernard (dec) & Joan.

Aged 83 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for JOHN will be held in St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Roy Street, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (29TH  MAY, 2019) AT 2.00 PM.  At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.  Members of Club Lithgow, Lithgow Workmen’s Club and City of Lithgow R.S.L. Club Sub-Branch (wear medals) are invited to attend.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the N.S.W. Cancer Council and may be left at the church.


MURDOCH (nee NEWELL):   Willa Margaret  21 May, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Cooinda Aged Peoples Home.  Formerly of Great Western Hwy, Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Norm (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Kathryn & Will Thomas, Jackie & Ian Pender, Mark, Paula (dec) & Mark Roots, much loved Nan of Scott & Pru, Jennifer, Joshua & Tatum, Cain & Elise, Naomi & Matty, Natasha, Matthew & Chanel, Justin & Emily, Mikayla & Brad, Tiarne & Brandon, Great Nanny of Ellie, Dakota, Braith, Evie, Bessie, Billy, Nate, Ryley, Ava, Flynn, Mia, Blake, Shaun, Matilda, dear sister & sister-in-law of Selwyn & Mariam Seaton, Cherie & Tom Bennett, Carol & Ken Wallace and auntie of their families.

Aged 81 years

Forever loved and always in our hearts.

Prayers for the repose of WILLA’S soul will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (24TH MAY, 2019) AT 2.30PM.  At the conclusion of the prayers a private cremation will take place.  Members of Club Lithgow, Lithgow Workmen’s Club and Probus are invited to attend.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Cooinda Aged Peoples Home and may be left at the church.


WALKER (nee GEORGE):             Hazel Margaret         16 May, 2019 peacefully at Cooinda Aged Peoples Home, Lithgow. Of Lithgow. Loving wife of Donald (deceased), survived by her nephews David & James Pinter.

Aged 82 years

Forever in our hearts

A service of thanksgiving for the life of HAZEL will be held in the Lithgow Bible Church, Col Drewe Drive, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (24TH MAY, 2019) AT 12.00 O’CLOCK. At the conclusion of the service private interment will take place. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Lithgow Bible Church & may be left at the church.


CONNELL:         Norman Laurence (Norm)  13 May, 2019 after a long illness at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved husband of Gloria, loved father  & father-in-law, much loved Pop of his grandchildren & great grandchildren, dear brother & brother-in-law and uncle of their families.

Aged 85 years.

Always remembered

Prayers for the repose of the soul of NORMAN will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON MONDAY (20TH   MAY, 2019) AT 10.00AM.  At the conclusion of the prayers the cortege will proceed to the Lawn No.2 portion of Lithgow Cemetery.


MARRINER:      Denis James (Jack)  11 May, 2019 after a short illness at home. Of South Bowenfels.  Formerly of New Zealand.  Mucn loved son of Delma, dearly loved husband of Sue, loved father of Possum, Sarah-Rose, Stephanielee, Carmen-Jayne, much loved Poppy Jack of his grandchildren, dear brother & brother-in-law and uncle of their families.

Aged 63 years

In our hearts forever

Respecting JACK’S wishes a private service was held in the chapel of Kerry Linegar Funerals on FRIDAY (17TH May, 2019) followed by private cremation.


ROY:              Geoffrey (Geoff)        Suddenly at his home in Lithgow. Beloved son of Les & Betty (both deceased), loved brother & brother-in-law of Denis (deceased), Phillip (deceased), Colin & May, Nancy & their families.

“In the hands of the Lord.”

Funeral & committal services for the late GEOFFREY ROY will be held in St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (17TH MAY, 2019) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the National Heart Foundation & may be left at the church.


SWEENEY (nee BAXTER): Martha Marshall    5 May, 2019 peacefully at Parklands Retirement Village Urangan, QLD. Of Urangan, QLD and formerly of Lithgow & Mudgee. Dearly loved wife of Pat (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Betty & Terry, Clem, Margaret & Ken much loved Nan of Michael, David, Kylie, Bruce, Adam, Lisa & their families, dear sister of Margaret, Alec (both dec) & Betty Rowe & fond auntie of their families.

Aged 96 years.

 Forever in our hearts.

We will meet again in Paradise.

A graveside service for MARTHA will be held in the Presbyterian No.2 portion of Lithgow Cemetery ON MONDAY (13TH MAY, 2019) at 10.00AM. Thence to be followed by a Memorial Service in the Jehovah’s Witnesses,  Kingdom Hall, Market Street, Mudgee  at 2.00PM.


MORRIS (nee MACKEY):  Janice Mary   4 May, 2019 peacefully at Nepean Hospital, Kingswood. Of Wallerawang. Dearly loved wife of Robert, loved mother & mother-in-law of Belynda & Nathan Lomas, John & Laura, much loved Nan of Jack, Kate & Brad, dear sister of Margaret Pye, Dennis (both deceased), Eddie & Kerry, fond sister-in-law & auntie of their families.

Aged 62 years.

“Sadly missed & forever in our hearts.”

Funeral & committal services for the late JANICE MORRIS will be held in St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Lithgow ON MONDAY (13TH MAY, 2019) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Royal Flying Doctor Service & the National Heart Foundation & may be left at the church. In memory of Janice, please wear a touch of green.


EVANS (nee BOWDEN, NOLAN):  Florence May (Flo)  3 May, 2019 peacefully at Endeavour Nursing Home, Springwood.   Formerly of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Les (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Mark & Caryn, Melissah & Cathy, much loved Nan of her grandchildren & great grandchildren, a dear sister & sister-in-law and auntie of their families.

Aged 81 years

Forever in our hearts

A service for FLORENCE will be held in St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Lithgow ON  FRIDAY (10TH MAY, 2019) AT 2.30 PM.  At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the family grave, Lawn No.1 portion of Lithgow Cemetery.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Alzheimer’s Australia and may be left at the church.


GREEN (nee STOKES):      Pamela Margaret (Pam)      4 May, 2019. Of Portland. Dearly loved wife of John (deceased), loved mother & mother-in-law of Rob & Sue, Kathy & Darren Hickson, Peter & Ruth, much loved Gran of her grandchildren Chris & Shayley, Matt & Brooke, Sarah, Amy, Luke and of her great granddaughter Poppy, dear sister of Lorna, Greta (both deceased) & Kevin (Taree), fond sister-in-law & auntie of their families.

Aged 80 years.

“Life isn’t forever, love is.”

A service for PAMELA GREEN will be held in St. Stephen’s Anglican Church, Portland ON FRIDAY (10TH MAY, 2019) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the family grave, lawn portion of Portland Cemetery. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Daffodil Cottage & may be left at the church.


BRAIN: John Thomas (Sooty) 1 May, 2019 suddenly at his home. Of Lidsdale & formerly of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Pat, loved father & father-in-law of Sheena, Tanya, Clint & Peta, much loved Poppy John of Keegan and Mitchell.

  Aged 80 years

 Forever in our Hearts

Prayers for the repose of the soul of JOHN will be offered in St Patrick’s Catholic Church Mort Street, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (8TH MAY, 2019) AT 12.00 O’CLOCK. At the conclusion of the prayers private cremation will take place. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club & Lithgow Greyhound Association are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Heart Foundation & may be left at the Church.


O’BRIEN: Dennis George   26 April, 2019 peacefully at Bathurst Base Hospital. Of Glen Davis. Dearly loved son of Rickie & Dave loved brother & brother-in-law of Gloria & Macca McEvoy.

Aged 60 years.

Forever in our hearts.

Respecting DENNIS’ wishes a private service was held in the chapel of Kerry Linegar Funerals ON FRIDAY (3RD MAY, 2019) followed by cremation.


HAMMONDS:          Alfred (Alf)    30 April, 2019 peacefully at Regis Aged Care, Corlette. Formerly of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Beryl, loved father & father-in-law of Gai & Geoff Hart, Shelly & Emery Kertesz, much loved Poppy of his grandchildren Angela & Ben, Chantelle & Adam, Heather & Jason, Shannon & Phoebe and of his great grandchildren Beau, Xara & Evie.

Aged 93 years.

Forever loved.

‘So mote it be.’

Funeral & committal services for the late ALF HAMMONDS will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON MONDAY (6TH MAY, 2019) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the service private cremation will take place. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club, Masonic Brethren, Lithgow Senior Citizens & Club Lithgow are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Three Tree Lodge & may be left at the church.


WARREN (nee WILLIAMS):         Lindy Louise  22 April, 2019 peacefully at her home surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of Mark, loved mother & mother-in-law of Mitchell & Kylie, Simon & Loryn, Holly & Daniel Muldoon, much loved Grandma of Maggie, Tully, Parker, Eden & Delilah, loving daughter of Jim (deceased) & Joyce, dear sister of Colleen, Anne, John (Pommie), Robert & Maureen, fond sister-in-law & auntie of their families.

Aged 61 years.

Missed dearly.

Prayers for the repose of the soul of LINDY WARREN will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (26TH APRIL, 2019) AT 2.00PM. At the conclusion of the prayers private interment will take place. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Lithgow Palliative Care & may be left at the church.


BELJON (nee CRONIN):  Melva Joyce (Sally)  20 April, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Bowenfels.  Wife of Albert (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Judy & Mervyn Tindall (both dec), Faye Read. Lyn & John Wren, Pat & Norm Ford, Peter & Marree, much loved Nana of her 15 grandchildren, 29 great grandchildren and 3 great great grandchildren, loving sister and auntie.

Aged 93 years.

“Forever in our hearts”

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of MELVA will be celebrated   in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow  ON FRIDAY, (26TH APRIL, 2019) AT 11.00AM.  At the conclusion of the prayers following the Mass private interment will take place.  Members of  Gorrie Ban and Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Gorrie Ban and may be left at the church.


KENNEDY:         Thomas Patrick (Tom (Bud)  18 April, 2019 peacefully at Portland Tabulam Cottages, Portland. Of Portland.  Fond brother & brother-in-law of Jim (dec) & Jan, Mary (dec), dearly loved uncle of Deb & Bolts, Dick & Jeanette, Scott & Karen, Karen,  loving great uncle of Luke & Sarah, Chris &Jessica, Nicholas and Olivia, great great uncle of Thomas and Gemma.

Aged 90 years

Forever in our hearts

Prayers for the repose of the soul of THOMAS will be offered in St. Vincent’s Catholic Church, Portland   ON WEDNESDAY (24TH APRIL, 2019) AT 2.00 PM.  At the conclusion of the prayers the cortege will proceed to the family grave in the Lawn Portion of Portland Cemetery.  Members of the Portland RSL Sport & Recreation Club,  past & present members of Portland Colts Rugby League Club and  past & present members of the Portland Cricket Club are invited to attend.


McGUIRK: Garry (Gazza) 17 April, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Gaye, loved father & father-in-law of Peta & Adam, Nikki & Phil, much loved Poppy of Renae & Jack, Adam & Monique, Sharni & Chris, Millierose, Demi, Kayleigh & Jack, Braedon & Amy, Jordon & Bethany, Emily, Brittiny & Willis, great grandfather of Alaynah, Zahli, Raiden, Troy, Aurora and Willow, dear brother & brother-in-law of Vincent (dec) & Lorraine, Kevin (dec) & Jan, Betty, Rob, Kev, Darb & Pat and uncle of  their families, dear friend of Ricky and Martin.

Aged 72 years.

  Forever in our hearts

Funeral & committal services for GARRY will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (24TH APRIL, 2019) AT 11.00AM.  At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club, Club Lithgow & Lawson Bowling Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Respiratory Clinic – R.P.A Hospital & may be left at the Church.


HOULISON (nee HAMILTON):     Olive  8 April, 2019 peacefully at Portland Tabulam Cottages, Portland. Formerly of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Jim (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Janice & Albert Gurney, Graeme & Annette, Geoff & Robyn, much loved Nan of Wayne & Shayne, Martin & Karen, Jamie (dec), Mathew & Leanne, Andrew, Damien (dec), Amanda & Craig, Ben & Jemma and of her 10 great grandchildren and 4 great great grandchildren, dear sister & sister-in- law of Harry & Daphne (both dec), Jim & Muriel (both dec) and auntie of their families.

Aged 98 years

Reunited with Jim

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for OLIVE will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church  ON FRIDAY (12TH APRIL, 2019) AT 11.00 AM.  At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.  Members of Club Lithgow, Lithgow Workmen’s Club, Lithgow Legacy Group, Lithgow Chapter No. 39 Order of  the Eastern Star and the VIEW Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to the N.S.W. Cancer Council and my be left at the church.


ANDERSON:  John Albert Robert  6 April, 2019 peacefully at Nepean Hospital, Kingswood.  Of Portland.   Loved father of Ian and Kellie (dec), much loved Grandad of Meika, Lori, Brooke, Emily and great grandfather of Annie, Billy, Mackenzie, Kobie and Allie.

Aged 75 years.

“Forever in our hearts”

A graveside service for JOHN will be held in the Presbyterian portion of  Lowther Cemetery, ON THURSDAY (11TH APRIL, 2019) AT 11.00 AM.


TRACEY: John Edward (Jack)     21 March, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of  Lithgow. Dearly loved father & father-in-law of Peter & Scotia, Kaye & Rob, Maree & Daryl (dec), Anthony, Lynne & John, much loved Pop of Skye, Daniel, Laura, Luke, Devlin, Haydn, Aaron, Jesika and great grandfather of Finn, Eva, Parker and Hudson, dear brother of Bill, fond brother-in-law & uncle of his family.

Aged 97 years.

Always remembered.

Respecting JACK’S wishes a private service was held in the chapel of Kerry Linegar Funerals LAST TUESDAY (26TH MARCH, 2019) followed by cremation.


DREW (nee TOWNSEND):  Margaret Mary (Marg) 23 March, 2019 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow. Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Neville (Nifty) (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Debbie & Darrell (dec) Pettitt, Geoff, Greg & Lyn, Craig (dec), Tanya & Darryl Goodwin, much loved Ney & Nar-Nar of Lyn, Chad & Jess,Mark & Shadiya, Kane, Chris & Katie, Mandy & Jason,  Jade, Tobi-Lee, Jaidyn & Geordie and great grandmother of her great grandchildren, dear sister & sister-in-law of Phillip (dec), Bonnie (dec) & Clive, Jenny & Peter, Carol & David (both dec) and auntie of their

Aged 80 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for MARGARET will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church Parish Centre ON FRIDAY (29TH MARCH, 2019) AT 11.00 AM.  At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.  No Flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Breast Cancer Institute and may be left at the Parish Centre.


FREEMAN:        Wesley Lynn (Westy)  24 March, 2019 peacefully at Portland Tabulam Cottages, Portland. Of Portland.  Dearly loved husband of Irene, loving stepfather of Dan & Gail, much loved Pop of his grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren.

Aged 95 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for WESLEY will be held in the Chapel of Norwood Park Crematorium, Bradwardine Road, Bathurst ON THURSDAY (28TH MARCH, 2019) AT 11.00 AM.


ALEXANDER:                      Dale James     22 March, 2019 peacefully at his home in Lithgow surrounded by his loving family. Dearly loved husband of Judy, loved father & father-in-law of Brett & Maree, Jody & Charlie Cross, much loved Pop of Emma, Kasey & Tayla, dear brother of Derry, Dawn, Wendy, Kim & Tracey, fond brother-in-law & uncle of their families & a good friend to many.

Aged 76 years.

At peace.

A service of thanksgiving for the life of DALE ALEXANDER will be held in the chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura ON THURSDAY (28TH MARCH, 2019) AT 11.00AM. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club & the Bathurst Bird Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Bernie Banton Foundation & may be left at the chapel.


PATIENT: Robert Bruce (Bob)       19 March, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Megs, loved brother of Jack, Ernie and Ron (all dec), dear brother-in-law of Fay, Beryl, Neville (all dec), Pam, Cheryl, Karen, Deborah & Wayne, Pam, Robyn and their families.

Aged 84 years

   One lifetime is not enough

  Always remembered

Funeral & committal services for BOB will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (27TH MARCH, 2019) AT 11.00AM.  At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club & Club Lithgow are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Lithgow Hospital Ladies Auxiliary and may be left at the Church.


DELLABOSCA (nee WILSON):    Joyce   18 March, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Bill (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Phillip & Cheryl, Heather (dec), Andrew & Jeanette, Kath & Dave Muldoon, Joe & Cathy (dec), much loved Grandma of her 11 grandchildren & 13 great grandchildren, dear sister & sister-in-law of Betty & Lionel (dec), Fay & John, Pat (dec), John & Beryl (both dec),  Reg (dec) & Anna, Robert & Ellen, Roseanne & John and auntie of their families.

Aged 81 years.

Forever in our hearts

Prayers for the repose of the soul of JOYCE will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (22ND  MARCH, 2019) AT 2.00PM.  At the conclusion of the prayers the cortege will proceed to the Catholic No.2 portion of Lithgow Cemetery.  Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to St. Vincent de Paul Society Lithgow  and may be left at the church.


KOWALSKI: Stanley Richard (Stan)         17 March, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Sunny Corner. Dearly loved husband of Helen, loved father, father-in-law & best mate of Raissa, Jared, Annika & Dave, much loved Poppy Stan of Layla, Enly and Adrik, dear brother, brother-in-law and fond uncle of their families.

Aged 61 years.

A life lived giving, loving & growing.

Forever in our hearts.

A service of thanksgiving for the life of STAN will be held in the Oberon Public School Hall 15 Dart Street, Oberon (opposite the RSL) ON SATURDAY (23RD MARCH, 2019) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the service private interment will take place. No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to the Cure Brain Cancer Foundation and may be left at the hall.


MULLIGAN (nee WILLIAMS): Margaret Ann           15 March, 2019 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow. Formerly of Ferro St, Lithgow. Dearly loved sister & sister-in-law of Cecil & Jean (dec), Ethel & Kevin Newton (both dec), Gladys & Allan (dec) Batcheldor, Stanley & Noela, Norma & Michael Walsh, Raymond & Jan and their families.

   Aged 82 years

May she rest in peace

Requiem mass for the repose of the soul of  MARGARET ANN MULLIGAN will be celebrated in St Patrick’s Catholic Church Mort Street, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (22ND MARCH, 2019) AT 11.00AM.  At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass private interment will take place. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club, Catholic Women’s League, Gorrie Ban, Bee Hive & St. Vincent de Paul Society are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Three Tree Lodge & may be left at the church.


MAYERS (nee BRYCE): Jean Lena  11 March, 2019 surrounded by her loving family at Tanderra Nusing Home, Lithgow.  Formerly of the Vale of Clywdd.  Dearly loved wife of Mick (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Pat Bury, Robyn & Neville Rosenberg, Tom (dec), much loved Nan of Leanne, Sharee, Graham, Michelle, Mark (dec), Darren, Scott and of her 14 great grandchildren, and 1 great great grandchild, dear sister of Herb (dec) and auntie of his family.

Aged 92 years

Forever in our hearts

A service for JEAN will be held in St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (15TH MARCH, 2019) AT 11.00AM.   At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the family grave, Anglican  No.1  portion of Lithgow Cemetery.  Members of  Club Lithgow and the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to Australian Cancer Research Foundation and may be left at the church.


NOTSON:  Robert Edward (Bob)        6 March, 2019 peacefully at Kanandah Retirement Village, Mudgee.  Formerly of  Lithgow.  Beloved husband of Margaret (dec), loved father & father-in-law of Mark & Heather, Karen, Grandad of Rowan & Meggan.

Aged 89 years

So Mote it be

Respecting BOB’S wishes a private cremation was held ON WEDNESDAY (13TH MARCH, 2019).


RICHARDS:        Peter 27 February, 2019 suddenly at Nepean Hospital, Kingswood. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Rita (dec), loved father & father-in-law of Mandy & Rob, Christopher & Allan, Lesley & Darren, much loved Grandad of Billy, Rory and Lachy.

Will be greatly missed.

Funeral & committal services for PETER will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (7TH MARCH, 2019) AT 12.00 O’CLOCK. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club Snooker Association, Lithgow Workmen’s Club, Lithgow Vintage Car & Landrover Owner’s Clubs are invited to attend.


SPILLANE:               Andrew Charles (Andy)       18th February, 2019 peacefully at his home in Clarence. Dearly loved husband of Roslyn, loved father & father-in-law of David & Kelly, Mark & Mel, Kim & Adrian, much loved Grandad of his 10 grandchildren & 3 great grandchildren, dear brother of Chris, Tony, John, Ben (deceased) & Paul, fond brother-in-law & uncle of their families.

Aged 72 years.

Forever loved.

Prayers for the repose of the soul of the late ANDREW SPILLANE will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON MONDAY (25TH FEBRUARY, 2019) AT 2.00PM. At the conclusion of the prayers private cremation will take place. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club & the Bathurst Lapidary Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the N.S.W. Cancer Council may be left at the church.


BRADBURY:      Thomas Anthony (Tony)    17 February, 2019 At home surrounded by his loving family. Of Lithgow and formerly of Hazelbrook. Dearly loved husband of Mavis (dec), loved father & father-in-law of David & Cindy, Derrith & Paul Selmes, Debbie & Mark Gibson, much loved Pop of his 9 grandchildren and his 14 great grandchildren.

Aged 83 years.

Forever in our hearts

Home with Mavis

A private family service was held in the chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium ON THURSDAY (21st FEBRUARY, 2019).


SLATTERY:       Raymond Leo (Ray)  10 February, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District  Hospital surrounded by his family.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved husband of Joyce, loved father & father-in-law of Kevin, Karen Graves, Jenny & Dave Hawken, much loved Pop of Matthew, David, Nicole, Andrew, Daniel and their partners, great grandfather of Mikaere, Tama, Kahu, Stephanie, Oliver, dear brother of Bill, Kath, George, Sid, Barrie (all dec) and uncle of their families.

Aged 83 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for RAY will be held in the Chapel of Norwood Park Crematorium, Bradwardine Road, Bathurst ON  (FRIDAY 15TH FEBRUARY, 2019) AT 12.00 O’CLOCK.  Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.


RAMSDEN (nee CASE):       Hilda Noeline  23 January, 2019 peacefully at Cooinda Aged Peoples Home, Lithgow. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Ron (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Kerry & Keith, Mal (dec) & Lyn, Noel (dec), much loved Gran of Katie, Jenni, Michael, Jeff, Elicia, Steve and great Gran of Georgia, Zoey, Jesse, James, Jack, dear sister of Enid and fond aunty of her family.

In her 90th year.

Forever in our hearts.

Funeral & committal services for HILDA NOELINE RAMSDEN will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (8TH FEBRUARY, 2019) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of Inner Wheel, Quota and the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Dementia Australia Research Foundation and may be left at the church.


KELLY:    Geoffrey Bernard (Geoff)  27 January, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Clarence.  Dearly loved husband of Jenny (dec), loved father & father-in-law of Bernard & Henny, Katrina, Tanya & Dale Pensa, much loved Pop of Tom, Ash and Brady.

Aged 82 years.

Always Loved

May He Rest in Peace

Prayers for the repose of the soul of GEOFFREY will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (31ST  JANUARY, 2019) AT 11.00AM.  At the conclusion of the prayers the cortege will proceed to the Catholic portion of Hartley Cemetery.  Members of the Lithgow Men’s Shed, Lithgow Vintage Motor Club and Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.


FACCHINA (nee CELLINI):  Adele   15 January, 2019 peacefully at Tanderra Nursing Home, Lithgow. Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Amores  (Maurie) (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Anna & Eddie (dec) Ius, David & Catherine, much loved Nanna of Danielle & Stephen, Yvette, Tristan & Bec, Nicholas & Denise, Anjanette & Shamus, great grandmother of Aidan, Keria, Laura & Leonardo, Roseanna, Lilyanne, Xavier, Imogen.

Aged 97 years.

“Forever in our hearts”

A Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of ADELE was held  at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow last FRIDAY, (25TH JANUARY, 2019).


JACOBS (nee BROWN): Gwendoline (Gwen)      10 January, 2019 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow. Of  Lithgow. Dearly loved daughter of Violet & Herbert (both dec), much loved wife of Henry (dec), dear sister, sister-in-law & fond auntie of their families.

Aged 98 years.

Forever in our hearts

A service for GWENDOLINE will be held in the Garden Chapel of  Castlebrook Memorial Gardens & Crematorium, Windsor Road, Rouse Hill ON MONDAY (21ST JANUARY, 2019) AT 11.00AM.


WILLIAMS (nee WATERS):  Mona Gladys  13 January, 2019 peacefully at Cooinda Aged Peoples Home, Lithgow.  Formerly of Bent Street, Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Arthur (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Marion & Jeff Carter, Robyn & Graham Brown, Ian & Georgette, much loved Ma of  Jason, Tracey, Melissa, Amanda, Tania, Jessica, Katrina and her 10 great grandchildren, dear sister of Eddie and Gordon (both dec) and auntie of their families.

Aged 95 years

Forever in our hearts

According to Mona’s wishes a private service was held at the chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium,ON (THURSDAY 17TH JANUARY, 2019).


YOUNG:    Ronald Robert Hugh (Ron)  13 January, 2019 peacefully at Cooinda Aged Peoples Home, Lithgow.  Of Lithgow.  Loving husband of Myra, dear father & father-in-law of Allison & Geoff, Glenn (dec), much loved Pop of Brodie, Tenae & Todd, dear brother & brother-in-law of Owen (dec) & Jean, Bob & Annette and uncle of their families

Aged 85 years

Always Remembered

Funeral and committal services for RON will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (18TH JANUARY, 2019) AT 11.00 AM.   At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Careflight and may be left at the Church.


DOCKER:  Edward George Wybergh (Ted)      5 January, 2019 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow.  Formerly Of Hampton.  Dearly loved husband of Beverley, loved father of Lionel, Jamie, Melissa, Rosanne & father-in-law of their partners, much loved  Grandpa of his 6 grandchildren & 1 great grandchild, dear brother and uncle of their families.

Aged 90 years.

“Forever in our hearts”

A graveside service for EDWARD will be held in the Church of England portion of Lowther Cemetery, ON THURSDAY (10TH JANUARY, 2019) AT 11.00 AM.


LINDSAY:                 Lionel Joseph            24 December, 2018 at Katoomba Hospital. Of Mt. Victoria. Dearly loved husband of Doris, loved father & father-in-law of Ken, John & Angela, much loved Pop of Hollie & Anthony, Hayden & Sarah and great Pop of Rocco, Ariana & Mason, dear brother, brother-in-law & uncle of his family.

In his 86th year.

At peace.

A service for LIONEL will be held in the Blackheath Presbyterian Church, Wentworth Street, Blackheath ON TUESDAY (8TH JANUARY, 2019) AT 10.30AM followed by interment in the Presbyterian portion of Blackheath Cemetery.


KING (nee CULLEN): Marjorie Ann (Marj) 2 January, 2019 peacefully at Tanderra Nursing Home, Lithgow. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Norm (dec), loved sister of Clarrie, Eric, Reg, Rex (all dec) and auntie of their families.

Aged 100 years

Forever in our hearts.

Requiem mass for the repose of the soul of  MARJORIE will be celebrated in St Patrick’s Catholic Church Mort Street, Lithgow ON MONDAY (7TH JANUARY, 2019) AT 12.00 O’CLOCK.  At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass the cortege will proceed to the family grave Catholic No.2 portion of Lithgow Cemetery.


BENNETT (nee LEAN):  Daphne Margaret (Daph)  31 December, 2018 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow.  Dearly beloved wife of Harry, loved mother & mother-in-law of Michael & Dianne, Helen Bennett, Rhys & Jayne, Rachel & Steve, much loved Grandma of John & Liz, Luke & Jo, Jacquie & Todd, Chris & Sigourney, David & Amber, Lindsay, Jason & Zoe, Laura & Zac, Michael, great grandma of Charlotte, Leon, Lexie, Tripp, James, Harrison, Aurora, dear sister of Richard (dec).

Aged 82 Years

Forever in our hearts

A Memorial service for DAPHNE will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON  FRIDAY                        (4TH JANUARY, 2019) AT 1.00PM.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to the National Heart Foundation and may be left at the church.


HALL: William Joseph (Bill)   Born 17 August, 1926 Lithgow. N.S.W. Passed away peacefully in his sleep 24 December, 2018 at Lithgow District Hospital. Dearly loved husband of Lila (dec), loved father of John (Brisbane), Maureen (Bundaberg), Jeanette (Smithfield) and their families.

Privately cremated.

A family gathering will be held at Club Lithgow ON SATURDAY (29TH DECEMBER, 2018) AT 11.30AM.


WOLFENDEN: Donald Leslie (Don) 23 December, 2018 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of  Patty, loved father & father-in-law of Brian (dec), Don & Penny, Carol & Neil, Leanne & Ben and Gary, much loved Pop of Hayley, Hannah, Bayden, Kellsey, Lachlan, Grace and Cameron, dear brother of Arlene, Stan, Kenny, Lyn (all dec), Dale, Kevin, Sharyn, fond brother-in-law & uncle of their families.

   Aged 81 years.

  Forever in our hearts.

  Be good.

Funeral & committal services for DON will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (27TH DECEMBER, 2018) AT 11.00AM.  At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Lithgow District Hospital Palliative Care and may be left at the Church.


KELLY: Cecil James (Cec) 19 December, 2018 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of June, loved father & father-in-law of Paul (dec) & Helen, Mark & Kim, Daryl & Maureen, Catherine & Gareth, much loved Pop of Nicole, Sarah, Daniel, Dylan, Drew, Hayden, Vaughan, Emma, Hannah, Megan and great Poppy of Taya, Sienna, Paul & Noah, dear brother, brother-in-law & fond uncle of their families.

Aged 84 years

An extra — ordinary man

too dearly loved to be forgotten.

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of CEC KELLY will be celebrated in St Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (27TH DECEMBER, 2018) AT 2.00PM. At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass the cortege will proceed to the Lawn No. 1 portion of Lithgow Cemetery.


UPTON:         Christopher Ernest (Chris)              13 December, 2018 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved brother & brother-in-law of Greg & Stephany, loved uncle of Luke, Emily & Tom, loving nephew of Gwenda Robinson.

Aged 59 years.

Dearly missed and always remembered.

Funeral & committal services for CHRIS will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (20TH DECEMBER, 2018) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place.


LINSELL (nee GORRINGE): Edna May 11 December, 2018 peacefully surrounded by her loving family at Ballina Hospital. Of Ballina and formerly of Sydney & Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Bill (dec) beloved mother of Merilyn Moore, Kerrie Bowtell & their families, dear sister of Keith, Joyce and Win (all dec), beloved auntie, great aunt & great great aunt of their families.

        In her 100th year

          Forever in our hearts

Funeral & committal services for EDNA will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (19TH DECEMBER, 2018) AT 1.00PM.  At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place.


DEVENEY (nee WOOD:   Eileen Betty (Betty)  10 December, 2018 suddenly at Bathurst Base Hospital.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Tom (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Ian & Yvonne, Barry & Vicki, much loved Nan of Kylie-Anne & Michael, Natalie, Andrew & Ellescia, Stephen & Nichole, Darren & Kim, Evan & Lauren, great grandmother of Bradley, Rebekah, Clark, Johanna, Bethany, Caesi, Brock, Izabell, Zoey, Morgan, Jordon, dear sister & sister-in-law of Valma & Albert (dec), June & Tom (both dec), Joy & John and auntie of their families.

Aged 89 years

Forever in our hearts

Prayers for the repose of BETTY’S soul will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON TUESDAY (18TH DECEMBER, 2018) AT 12.00  O’CLOCK.  At the conclusion of the prayers a private cremation will take place.  Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.


CRAIG: Alexander Gilchrist (Alec)            10 December, 2018 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly Loved husband of Betty, loved father & father-in-law of John (dec) & Sue, Carol (dec), Jodi & Owen much loved Pop of Shelby, Keegan, Kyle, Mallory and great grandpop of Eli, dear brother of Nancy Hamment (dec) & fond brother-in-law & uncle of the Cooper families.

Aged 85 years.

Forever loved and always in our hearts

Respecting ALEC’S wishes a private cremation took place last Wednesday, (12th December, 2018).


BULKELEY:  (nee HOGAN) Josephine (Josie)  9 December, 2018 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Mick (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Jennifer & Michael, Jo, Kim & Tim, Phillip & Adele, Karen & Mitch, Alison & Troy, much loved Nan of her 14 grandchildren & 9 great grandchildren, dear sister of Matt, Mick and Tom Hogan, Clare Waddell, Joan Robson (all dec), Kath Wood, dear sister-in-law and auntie of their families.

Aged 86 years.

Forever in our hearts

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of JOSEPHINE will be celebrated in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (14TH DECEMBER, 2018) AT 2.00 PM.  At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass the cortege will proceed to the family grave in the Lawn 1 portion Lithgow Cemetery.  Members of Gorrie Ban, Lithgow Golf Club, Lithgow Workmen’s Club and VIEW Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Ladies Auxiliary Lithgow District Hospital and may be left at the church.


SHEATHER:       Geoffrey Dallas (Geoff)  (Sarg)  6 December, 2018 after a long illness at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Little Hartley.  Formerly of Lithgow.  Loving husband of Lee-Ann, loved father & father-in-law of Sandra & Olley, Shelley & Cory, Micheal & Rachel, Mathew & Nichole, stepfather of Lisa (dec), Bradley & Claire, Renee (dec), much loved Poppy of Kiana, Macy, Nate, Rhory, Indy, Manon, Merryn, dear brother, brother-in-law and uncle of their families.

Aged 64 years.

“Pack it up”

Prayers for the repose of the soul of GEOFFREY will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (14th DECEMBER, 2018) AT 11.30AM.  At the conclusion of the prayers the cortege will proceed to the Hartley Cemetery.  Members of the Club Lithgow, FC Club NSW and Lithgow Portland Motorsport Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Trek for Kids and may be left at the church.


WHYTE (nee MARTIN):       Marlene Esther Gaye  6 December, 2018 after a long illness at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of John (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Martyn & Jenelle, Kaylene & Stuart Matthews, John & Joanne, much loved grandma of her grandchildren & great grandchildren, dear sister & sister-in-law and auntie of their families.

Aged 74 years.

Forever in our hearts

Reunited with John

Graveside service for MARLENE will be held at the family grave in the Lawn No.1 Portion of  Lithgow Cemetery ON THURSDAY (13TH DECEMBER, 2018) AT 11.00AM.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to Diabetes Australia and may be left at the graveside.


KELLY (nee RYLES): Barbara Ann  5 December, 2018  peacefully at Bupa Aged Care Clemtom Park.  Formerly of Drummoyne and Lithgow.  Loving wife of David (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Ann, Stephen & Carol, much loved, Da’sMa of Samantha (dec), Lucinda, Amy, Catherine (Cat) & Drew, Alice, great grandmother of Joshua, Riley, Emily, Declan, Miles (Milo), Ivy, dear sister & sister-in-law of Dolores & Malcolm Donnelly, Richard (dec).

Aged 85 years

“Forever in our hearts”

A service for BARBARA will be held it St. Bede’s Anglican Church, College Street, Drummoyne ON MONDAY               (10TH DECEMBER, 2018) AT 11.00AM.   Thence to be followed by committal service ON TUESDAY                       (11TH DECEMBER, 2018) AT 10.00AM at the family grave in the  Anglican No. 2 Portion, Lithgow Cemetery.


McPHAIL:                Roy Edward               26 November, 2018 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Eileen (deceased), loving father of Dianne Eades (deceased), much loved uncle, great uncle & brother-in-law, dear brother of Cecil, Muriel, Les & Bruce (all deceased).

Aged 93 years.

May he rest in peace.

Funeral & committal services for ROY will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON MONDAY (3RD DECEMBER, 2018) AT 11.30AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of the Lithgow Golf Club & the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow & may be left at the church.


HOYE (nee SHARWOOD):   Elaine Margaret  27 November, 2018 peacefully at Coastal Waters Nursing Home, Worrowing Heights. Of Vincentia and formerly of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Tom, loved mother & mother-in-law of Gary & Jenny, much loved Nan of Tegan & Tom Kiely, Aaron & Renee, great grandmother of Remi, Adelaide and baby Hoye due in May, dear sister & sister-in-law of Evelyn & Bill Baker (both dec), Beryl & Alan Webster (both dec), Valda & Richard Delaney (both dec), June & Alfred Summers and auntie of  their families.

Aged 85 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for ELAINE will be held in the Chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura ON MONDAY (3RD DECEMBER, 2018) AT 11.00 AM.


WOOD:   Darren Keith (Daz)   25 November, 2018 peacefully at home.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved son of Don (dec) & Lyn, loving husband of Debbie, loved father of Dashel and Danae, dear brother & brother-in-law of Rob, Luke & Casey, fond uncle of Jaia.

Aged 49 years

Forever in our hearts

Prayers for the repose of DARREN’S soul will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (30TH NOVEMBER, 2018) AT 11.30 AM.  At the conclusion of the prayers a private cremation will take place.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to Cancer Research and may be left at the church.


FITZGERALD (nee EVANS): Florence Evelyn (Eve)  22 November, 2018 peacefully at St. Catherine’s Nursing Home, Bathurst. Of Bathurst & formerly of Higgins Street, Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Athol (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Lyn & Bill Taylor, Kathy & Peter Haley, Allan (dec), Graeme & Dianne, Robert & Rebecca, Margaret & Grahame (dec) Blackley, much loved Nan of Jenny, Kylie, Nicole, Michael, Paula, Daniel, Laura, Sophie, Lucas, Amanda, Jasmine, Alana and their partners, great Fitzynan of her 12 great grandchildren & 5 great great grandchildren, dear sister of Tom, Ronnie, Bobby, Doreen, fond sister-in-law and auntie of their families.

Aged 86 years.

Loved and remembered by all.

Funeral & committal services for FLORENCE EVELYN FITZGERALD will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (28TH NOVEMBER, 2018) AT 1.30PM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club & Lithgow Workmen’s Football Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to St. Catherine’s Nursing Home, Bathurst and may be left at the church.


HODGES:  Geoffrey Robert  12 November, 2018 passed away suddenly at Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane. Of New Guinea.  Formerly of Lithgow.  Dearly loved son of Henry (deceased) & Shirley Hodges, loving husband of Daryl Hodges, loved father of Daniel, Kirsty, Friday, Summer, grandfather of two, dear brother & brother-in-law of Peter & Keiran, Linda & David,  Margaret & Fred.

Aged 56 Years

Forever in our hearts

A service for GEOFFREY will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow   ON FRIDAY (23RD NOVEMBER, 2018) AT 11.00 AM.  At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to Lawn No.2 portion Lithgow Cemetery.


WILLIAMS: Geoffrey Francis (Geoff) 14 November, 2018 peacefully at Cooinda Aged Peoples Home, Lithgow. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Val, loved father of Greg, Sue, Maree, Stephanie, Michelle, Karen, Mark (dec), Matthew, Juilia & their partners, much loved Pa of his 16 grandchildren & 18 great grandchildren, dear brother of Dorothy, Denise (both dec), Jeanette, Michael and fond uncle of their families.

Aged 80 years

Forever in our hearts

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of GEOFFREY will be celebrated in St Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (16TH NOVEMBER, 2018) AT 11.00 AM. At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass private cremation will take place. Members of Club Lithgow are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Lithgow Aged Care & may be left at the church.


GREENTREE:   Larney William  10 November, 2018 suddenly at Nepean Hospital, Kingswood.  Of Lithgow.  Loving husband of Maureen, loved father & father-in-law Robert & Jarrod,  Belinda & Isaac, much loved Grandpa of David, Terri-Ann, Dylan, Jordan, Kendall, Cailey, Logan, great grandfather, dear brother of Lal and uncle of Brett.

Aged 67 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for LARNEY will be held in the Chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura ON FRIDAY (16TH NOVEMBER, 2018) AT 11.00 AM.  Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.


MAGUS: Robert William (Bob)      11 November, 2018 peacefully at Blue Mountains District ANZAC Memorial Hospital, Katoomba. Of  Lithgow . Much loved son of Emilie (dec), dearly loved husband of Alma, loved father & father-in-law of Trudy & John, Chris & Lynne (dec), Guy & Kerry, much loved Pop of Connor, Zeke, Callan, Sophie and Catherine, dear brother & brother-in-law of Nina & Don Fairweather, fond uncle of Janet, Margot & David and their family.

Aged 89 years.

“See you in the Spring”

Funeral & Committal services for ROBERT will be held in the Chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura ON THURSDAY ( 15TH NOVEMBER, 2018) AT 11.30AM. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club & Lithgow Croquet Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to SCIC Cochlear Implant Program and may be left at the Chapel.


FOXLEY (nee JENKINS): Lorraine Joy (Joy)  3 November, 2018 peacefully at Tanderra. Of  Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Norm, loved mother & mother-in-law of Heather & Stuart Charlton, Narelle Foxley, Glenn & Debbie, much loved Nanna of Erin, Tara, Danielle, Sally, Dane, Lyndsay, Monique, Angus, Connor, Matthew, Ellen and their families, dear sister of Betty, Neville, Ronald, fond sister-in-law & auntie of their families.

Aged 82 years.

“Forever Loved”.

Funeral & committal services for JOY FOXLEY will be held in Old Bowenfels Presbyterian Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (9th NOVEMBER, 2018) AT 10.30AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of Club Lithgow & the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Tanderra Nursing Home & may be left at the church.


MORRIS:                  Jeffrey Alan (Jeff)     1 November, 2018 at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Hartley. Dearly loved husband of Barb, loved father & father-in-law of Lia & Steve Jennings, Jason & Jane, adored Pop of Sam, Mitch, Zoe, Evie, Will & Bonnie, loved brother of Vicki (deceased), loving uncle of Daniel & Tonneal, beloved son of Neville & Val (both deceased), fond brother-in-law and uncle of his family.

Aged 67 years.

Forever loved & always missed.

Prayers for the repose of the soul of the late JEFF MORRIS will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (9TH NOVEMBER, 2018) AT 1.00PM. At the conclusion of the prayers private cremation will take place. Members of Club Lithgow are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Melanoma Institute Australia & may be left at the church.


SHEATHER (nee OLIVER):  Glenys May  4 November, 2018 peacefully at home.  Of Lithgow.  Dear daughter of Myra & Porky Oliver (both dec), dearly loved wife of Neville, loved mother & mother-in-law of Kellie & Jason Stewart, Cherie & Jamie Stapleton, much loved Nan of Brittney, Kayley, Logan, Ben, Sam, dear sister of Rowena, Layne, dear sister-in-law & auntie of many and extended family of Brett and Porky.  Please wear something pink in honour of Glenys.

Aged 59 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for GLENYS will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (8TH NOVEMBER, 2018) AT 11.00 AM.   At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.  Members of the Lithgow Business Association and Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to Trek for Kids and may be left at the church.


YEO (nee BURNS):  Margaret Rose  5 November, 2018 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Noel (dec), loving mother & mother-in-law, grandmother, great grandmother, sister & sister-in-law, auntie and a great mate to her many friends.

Aged 76 years

We make a living by what we get,

we make a life by what we give.

Prayers for the repose of MARGARET’S soul  will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (8TH NOVEMBER, 2018) AT 2.00PM.  At the conclusion of the prayers a private interment will take place.  Members of Club Lithgow and Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to Lithgow District Hospital Palliative Care Unit and may be left at the church.


McGRATH:               Ross William (Snow, Ooh-Ahh McGrath)             31 October, 2018 peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Sandra, loved father & father-in-law of Leanne & Charlie Healey, Jamie, Jeremy & Michelle, much loved Pop of Hanna, Lillie, Ava, Jayden, Chloe, dear brother of Dennis, Joy (deceased) & Michelle, fond brother-in-law & uncle of their families. beloved son of Athol & Bessie (both deceased), loved son-in-law of Ron & Kathy Ford (Portland).

Aged 62 years.

Forever loved.

Prayers for the repose of the soul of the late ROSS McGRATH will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (7TH NOVEMBER, 2018) AT 10.00AM thence to be followed by committal prayers in the Rylstone Cemetery at 1.00pm. Members of Club Lithgow & the Portland Golf Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Prostate Cancer Research & may be left at the church.


PERCEVAL (nee BRENNAN):     Nancy Mary Ellen    1 November, 2018 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of  Lidsdale. Dearly loved wife of Trevor (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Sylvia (dec), Don & Janelle, much loved Grandma of Emma & Mick, Michael (dec) & Min, Sophie & Blake, great grandmother of Grace, Alex, Lily and Max, dear sister, sister-in-law & fond auntie of their families.

Aged 93 years.

 Forever in our hearts.

A graveside service for NANCY will be held at the family grave in the Lawn portion of Pipers Flat Cemetery ON TUESDAY (6TH NOVEMBER, 2018) at 11.00AM. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Barnados Australia & may be left at the graveside.


McANDREW:           Cecil Erwin (Cec)      28 October, 2018 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Kathleen, loved father & father-in-law of Wayne & Rhonda, Ellen & Allen McManus, Mark & Teresa, much loved Pop of his grandchildren Donette & Peter, Luke, Ben & Leanne, Gemma & John, Dean, Rachael & Adam, Daniel & Hanna, much loved Pop & Pa of his great grandchildren James, Joshua, Grace, Cameron, Penelope, Stella, Theodore & Raphael, fond brother, brother-in-law & uncle of their families.

Aged 87 years.

Always in our hearts.

Prayers for the repose of the soul of the late CEC McANDREW will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (2ND NOVEMBER, 2018) AT 10.30AM. At the conclusion of the prayers the cortege will proceed to the family grave, Catholic portion of Cullen Bullen Cemetery. Members of Club Lithgow, Lithgow Workmen’s Club & Masonic Brethren are invited to attend.


LEWANDOWSKI: Henry John (Papa) 24 October, 2018 suddenly at Nepean Hospital, Kingswood. Of Penrith and formerly of Wallerawang. Dearly loved husband of Robyn, loved father & father-in-law of Darren & Kelly, Marcus & Vicky, much loved Papa of Charlie, Harry, Gemma, Josh and Harley, dear brother of Irene and fond uncle of her family.

Aged 70 years.

     Forever in our hearts

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of HENRY will be celebrated in Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Wallerawang ON TUESDAY (30TH OCTOBER, 2018) AT 2.00PM.  At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass the cortege will proceed to the lawn portion of Pipers Flat Cemetery. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Cancer Council NSW & may be left at the Church.


MITCHELL:             William Richard (Bill)         13 October, 2018 peacefully at Nepean Hospital, Kingswood. Of Lithgow. Son of Alfred & Eileen Parsons (both deceased).

Aged 78 years.

Funeral & committal services for the late WILLIAM MITCHELL will be held in St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Roy Street, Lithgow ON TUESDAY (30TH OCTOBER, 2018) AT 10.30AM. At the conclusion of the services private interment will take place.

This notice has been published under the authority of the N.S.W. Trustee & Guardian.


BANKS (nee BOURKE):       Carol Patricia  21 October, 2018 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Cullen Bullen.  Dearly loved wife of Ted, cherished mother & mother-in-law of Darren & Kathryn, Brad, much Nan of Mark & Susan, Luke & Kat, Aleasha & Craig, Jordana & Haydn, great grandmother of Sophia-Jane, Kaedynce, Trey, Kattie, James, dear sister & sister-in-law of Beverley & Les (both dec), Margaret (dec) & Barry, Lynn & Rod and auntie of  their families

Aged 72 years

‘Forever in our hearts’

Service for CAROL will be held in St. Brendan’s Catholic Church, Cullen Bullen  ON FRIDAY (26TH OCTOBER, 2018) AT 2.30 PM.  At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the Lawn portion of Cullen Bullen cemetery.  Members of the Cullen Bullen Progress Association and Lithgow Tennis Club (Thursday Ladies Tennis) are invited to attend.


WHITE:   Dennis Frederick  O.A.M.   16 October, 2018 peacefully at Cooinda Aged Peoples Home, Lithgow.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved husband of Doreen, loved father & father-in-law of Steven & Diane, Ric & Christine, much loved Poppy of Gillian & Adam, David & Bronwyn, Pauline & David, James & Mel, Phillip & Tegan, Raymond & Brea, a fond great grandfather of their children, dear brother & brother-in-law of Norman & Avril, Frances & Alan and uncle of their families.

Aged 91 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral & committal services for Dennis will be held in St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (26TH OCTOBER, 2018) AT 11.00AM.  At the conclusion of the services a private interment will take place.  Members of  Gorrie Ban, Lithgow City Rangers Soccer Club, Lithgow Referees Association,  Lithgow City R.S.L. Sub-Branch (wear medals) and  Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.  Please wear bright colors.


REID: David (Dave) 18 October, 2018 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Norma, loved father & father-in-law of Barry & Marilyn, much loved Pop of Kristin, Jonathon & Samantha, Aaron & Emma and David, dear brother & brother-in-law of Betty & Rex (dec) Smart, James & Winifred (both dec), Hazel & Bill Tilley, Lesley & Ron (dec) Cluff, fond uncle of their families & a dear friend of John Barnes & Stan Ryan.

Aged 96 years.

“You’re all I’ve got & all I want”

Funeral & committal services for DAVID will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (25TH OCTOBER, 2018) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the services private interment will take place. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Alzheimer’s Australia and may be left at the Church.


WILSON (nee SKINNER):              Kathleen Lesley (Kath)        14 October, 2018 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Clarence. Dearly loved wife of John, loved mother & mother-in-law of Lee-Ann & Geoff, Sharon & Mick, much loved Nan of her grandchildren Lisa (deceased), Renee (deceased), Bradley, Timothy, Keira & of her great grandchildren Merryn & Nate, fond sister, sister-in-law & auntie of her family.

Aged 80 years.

Always in our hearts.

Funeral & committal services for the late KATHLEEN WILSON will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (24TH OCTOBER, 2018) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Buy-A-Bale Drought Appeal and may be left at the church.


SLAVEN (nee FABAR):  Carol Gloria  18 October, 2018 peacefully at Westmead Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Peter (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of  Rick & Tanya, much loved Nan of Jacinta, dear sister & sister-in-law of Leonie & Paul, Kevin & Marilyn, Brian & Margaret, fond auntie of their families & friend of many.

Aged 69 years.

Forever in our hearts

Funeral & committal services for CAROL will be held in St Paul’s Anglican Church, Roy Street, Lithgow ON TUESDAY (23RD OCTOBER, 2018) AT 10.30AM. At the conclusion of the services private interment will take place. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club & Club Lithgow are invited to attend.


MILES (nee PATTISON):     Susan Joy  14 October, 2018 peacefully at Portland Tabulam Cottages, Portland. Of Portland.  Dearly loved wife of John, cherished mother & mother-in-law of Carla & Adam, Brendon & Courtney, adored Nan of Tyler, Connar, Finn, Parker, Jude, Callie, dear sister & sister-in-law of Brian & Pam, Dennis (dec) & Cherie, Maree & Bob, Carol & Ron, Heather & Raymond and auntie of their families.

Aged 61 years.

Forever in our hearts

Prayers for the repose of SUSAN’S soul will be offered in St. Vincent’s Catholic Church, Portland on MONDAY (22ND OCTOBER, 2018) AT 11.00 AM.   At the conclusion of the prayers the cortege will proceed to the Anglican No.10 portion of  Portland Cemetery.  Members of the Portland Bowling Club, Portland Golf Club and Portland RSL Sport & Recreation Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to  Daffodil Cottage and may be left at the church.


JOHANSEN:   Brook  15 October, 2018 peacefully at his home in Lithgow. Beloved son of Shannon & Noel, Mark & Bev, loved by his family & friends.

Aged 34 years

Always & forever in our hearts

Funeral & committal services for BROOK will be held in the chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura ON FRIDAY (19TH OCTOBER, 2018) AT 1.00PM. Members of Club Lithgow & the Lithgow Men’s Shed are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to L.I.N.C & may be left at the chapel.


DOUGLAS:  David Greig (Dan)  8 October, 2018 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved husband of Marlene (dec), cherished father of Dan, Kylie (dec), much loved Pop of his 6 grandchildren, dear brother & brother-in-law and fond uncle of their families

Aged 74 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for DAVID will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (19TH OCTOBER, 2018) AT 11.00 AM.  At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.


LOUNDAR (nee THOMPSON): Laurel June

14 October, 2018 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Jim (dec), loved mother of Robert (dec), Kelvin (dec), dear sister & sister-in-law and auntie of their families, cherished extended family of Kevin & Helen Blackman, God Mother of Nicole, Natalie, Trent and Nan of their partners and children.

Aged 92 years

Forever in our hearts

A service for LAUREL will be held in St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (18TH OCTOBER, 2018) AT 11.00AM.  At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the Uniting No.2  portion of Lithgow Cemetery.


ROBERTSON:   Patrick Edward  (Pat)  30 September, 2018 peacefully at home.  Of  Portland.  Much loved husband of Carol, loved father & father-in-law of Gordon (dec), James (dec), Geoff & Nalin, Tim, much loved Poppy of Brendan, Mitchell, Chompoo, Elizabeth, dear brother-in-law of Wayne & Hilda and uncle of their family.

Aged 73 years.

Left peacefully, forever in our hearts

Prayers for the repose of the soul of PATRICK will be offered in St. Vincent’s Catholic Church, Portland ON THURSDAY (11TH OCTOBER, 2018) AT 11.00 AM.   At the conclusion of the prayers the cortege will proceed to the Catholic portion of  Portland Cemetery.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to the National Stroke Foundation and may be left at the church.


ELLISTON:              Thomas (Tom)           3 October, 2018 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Deanna (deceased), loved father & father-in-law of Simon, Julian & Kim, much loved Grandad of Joshua & Tom, dear brother of Joy Woznica (Bexley).

Aged 77 years.

Reunited with his beloved Deanna.

Funeral & committal services for the late TOM ELLISTON will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (10TH OCTOBER, 2018) AT 10.00AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Flowers are appreciated but as alternative donations could be considered to the RSPCA and may be left at the church.



QUINN:  Peter Ross (Pedro) 2 October, 2018 peacefully at Milton Hospital. Of Ulladulla & formerly of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Kay (dec) and partner of Joy, loved father & father-in-law of David & Jane, Odette & Owen, Michael & Natalie, Janine (dec), Andrew & Karen, much loved ‘Pop Ped’ of Jacob & Emily, Emily, Tegan, Adam & Grace, Joshua, Mikaylah & Billy, Shaqkyra, Eamyn, Brady & Britt, great grandfather of Nicholas, Evelyn (Evie), Nina, Octavia, Dakiyah, dear brother of Ronald, Milton, Colyn, Deidre (all dec) Graham, Kerry and Kenneth, fond brother-in-law & uncle of their families.

Aged 73 years.

Forever in our hearts

A service for PETER will be held in St Paul’s Anglican Church, Roy Street, Lithgow ON MONDAY (8TH OCTOBER, 2018) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the family grave Lawn No.2 portion of Lithgow Cemetery.


HAWLEY (nee JONES):     Elizabeth Catherine (Liz)    2 October, 2018 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Portland. Dearly loved wife of Tom, loved sister-in-law of Sue, loving aunt of Kate, Coz, Amanda & their families.

Aged 66 years.

Rest in peace.

Requiem mass for the repose of the soul of the late ELIZABETH HAWLEY will be celebrated in St. Vincent’s Catholic Church, Portland ON MONDAY (8TH OCTOBER, 2018) AT 10.30AM thence to be followed by committal prayers in the Maranatha Lawn Cemetery, Bathurst at 1.30pm.


MATHIAS (nee BOYDEN):  Vernita Peggy (Nita)  30 September, 2018 peacefully at Cooinda Aged Peoples Home, Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Ron (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Kim (dec) & Darren Deveigne, Julie & Rodney, much loved Nan of Keegan, Joshua, Shannen, Matty, great grandmother of Hunter, loving sister & sister-in-law of  Billy & Irene (dec), Bobby (dec), Trevor & Denise and auntie of their families.

Aged 75 years

Always in our hearts, never forgotten.

Funeral & committal services for VERNITA will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (4TH OCTOBER, 2018) AT 11.00AM.  At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.  Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to Cooinda Aged Peoples Home and may be left at the church.


SHIRT (nee EVANS): Noreen Marjorie           19 September, 2018 peacefully at Cooinda Aged Peoples Home, Lithgow. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Ron (dec), loved mother of Kieth & Marion, Glenys, Phillip & Sandra, Alan & Kay, Darryl & Sandy, much loved Nana of her 16 grandchildren & 10 great grandchildren, dear sister of Nell, Bill, Frank, George, Phillip (all dec) and Wally, fond sister-in-law & auntie of their families.

Aged 98 years

Always loved

A memorial service for NOREEN will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (28TH SEPTEMBER, 2018) AT 11.00AM. Privately cremated.


DEWS (nee PARTRIDGE): Joy Osborne      7 September, 2018 peacefully at her home. Of Lithgow & formerly of O’Connell.  Dearly loved wife of Col (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Ian, Leanne & Graham, much loved Nan of Brendan and Dana.

Aged 85 years.

Forever in our hearts.

Privately cremated.


KNOX:  David William (Dave)  9 September, 2018 suddenly at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Wallerawang.  Formerly of Lithgow.  Loved son of Bill (dec) & Irene, much loved husband & best mate of Julie, cherished father & father-in-law of James, Sara & Heath, Logan & Jessie, Jordan, much loved Grampy of Desmond.

Aged 60 Years

Forever in our hearts

 A Memorial service for DAVID will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow                                                               ON SATURDAY (15TH SEPTEMBER, 2018) AT 2.00PM.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to Youth off the Street and may be left at the church.


SEYMOUR (nee SARGENT):  Moya Helen  9 September, 2018 peacefully at Portland Tabulam Cottages.  Of Portland.  Dearly loved wife of Don (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Paul & Maree, David & Angela, Janene & Bruce, Allan (dec), much loved Nan of Justin & Lauren, Luke & Leah, Joshua, Chris, Ebony, Ben, Caitlin, Jack, great grandmother of  Letti, Priya, Quade, dear sister & sister-in-law of Norma & Ted (dec), Ron & Kay, Anne & Steve (dec) and auntie of their families.

Aged 77 years.

Sadly missed much loved

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of MOYA will be celebrated in St. Vincent’s Catholic Church, Portland ON MONDAY (17TH  SEPTEMBER, 2018) AT 2.00PM.   At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass the cortege will proceed to the Catholic portion of Portland Cemetery.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to Portland Tabulam Cottages and may be left at the church.


WOODROW (nee DOWNING):     Marjorie Doreen (Marj)      6 September, 2018 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Jack (deceased), loved mother & mother-in-law of Ron & Carol, much loved ‘Grandma Marj’ of her grandchildren Jodie & Jason, Jessica & Kawika and of her great grandchildren Eric, Oliver, Asmarana & Renae.

Aged 95 years.

Forever loved.

Requiem mass for the repose of the soul of the late MARJORIE WOODROW will be celebrated in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON MONDAY (17TH SEPTEMBER, 2018) AT 11.00AM. The Rosary will be recited in the church at 10.30am prior to the commencement of the mass. At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass the cortege will proceed to the family grave Lawn No.1 portion of Lithgow Cemetery. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the St. Vincent de Paul Society & may be left at the church.


EVANS (nee RALPHS):    Janice Ada  7 September, 2018 peacefully at home.  Of Westmead.  Dearly loved mother & mother-in-law of Paul & Kerry, David, Kim & Rebel, much loved Nan of her grandchildren, dear sister of Fay and auntie, special friend of Gordon and Sharon.

Aged 83 years.

Forever in our hearts

Funeral service for JANICE will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (14TH SEPTEMBER, 2018) AT 10.00AM  thence to be followed by a committal service in the Lawn portion of Mudgee Cemetery at 2.30PM.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation and may be left at the church.


McPHAIL (nee MADDEN): Patricia (Pat)   7 September, 2018 unexpectedly & peacefully at Nepean Hospital, Kingswood surrounded by her loving family. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Ron (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Paul & Sharon and Terry–Anne McPhail, Narelle & Glen Story, Peter & Jody, Mark & Jillian and Annette McPhail & George. Loving Grandma of her grandchildren Stephanie & Tim and Baby McPhail, Keryn & Chris, Selene & Jake, Jack & Meagan, Anthony & Jessica, Jarrod, Brenton & Jessica, Emily & Joshua and Baby Jones, Laura & Brent, of her great grandchildren Shante, Allira, Noah, dear sister of Joyce Marjoram, fond sister-in-law of Janice Mansfield, dear aunty, cousin & niece of her family. A friend to many & her beloved dog “MUFFIN”.

Aged 78 years.

“God has her in his keeping, we have her in our hearts”.

Funeral & committal services for PAT McPHAIL will be held in Old Bowenfels Presbyterian Church, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (13th SEPTEMBER, 2018) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place.Members of Club Lithgow & the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Old Bowenfels Presbyterian Church  & may be left at the church.


BEVERIDGE: Peter Jon  30 August, 2021 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved son of John & Monica (both dec), loved father of Joel, Jason & their families, dear brother & brother-in-law of Pammie (dec), Maree & Kerry (dec) Quinn & fond uncle of their family.

Aged 73 years

Forever in our hearts

Graveside prayers for the repose of the soul of PETER were offered in the Catholic No.1 portion of Lithgow Cemetery on Friday 10th September, 2021.


HONEYSETT (nee RADBURN and formerly CORNWELL):          Susan Ann 14 August, 2021. Dearly loved wife of Dave, loved mother & mother-in-law of Len & Kelly, Brad & Jo, Matthew, Scott, Sarah & Boo, much loved Nan of her 9 grandchildren & 4 great grandchildren, dear sister of Barry.

Aged 68 years.

Forever in our hearts.

A livestream of the service will be available from 1.45pm on Friday 27th August, 2021 and can be viewed for 7 days, the link is

https://www.facebook.com/Techybird-103050884680863

WILLIAMS: Richard Paul (Dick) 22 August, 2021 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Beryl (dec), loved father & father-in-law of Sharlene & Mark Sheppeard, Michelle & Anton King, Paul (dec), much loved Pop of Chris, Tiarne, Luke, Daniel, Brodie, Bailey, Ryder, Oakleigh & their partners, Great Pop of Theo, Norah, Xanthie & Hazel, dear brother, brother-in-law & fond uncle of their families.

Aged 84 years

Forever loved,

 Always in our hearts

A livestream of the service will be available from 9.45 am on Friday 27th August, 2021 and can be viewed for 7 days, the link is;

https://www.facebook.com/Techybird-103050884680863

No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow and can be made directly to them.


NEUBECK (nee ROBLEY): Phyllis (Phyl) 6 August, 2020 peacefully at Bathurst Riverview Aged Care. Of Wallerawang. Dearly loved wife of Keith (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Catherine & Bob, John, Michael & Sue, Pam & Clive (dec), Alison & Brian, Anne, much loved Grandma of her 24 grandchildren & her 31 great grandchildren, dear sister & sister-in-law of Eileen & Archie Young, Fr William Robley (all dec), Kathleen & Gerard (dec) Hines, fond auntie of their families.

Aged 90 years.

“Rest peacefully Mum, reunited with Dad.”

A livestream of the service will be available from 1.15pm on Friday (13TH August, 2021) and can be viewed for 7 days, the link is;

https://www.facebook.com/Techybird-103050884680863

No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to St. Vincent de Paul and can be made directly through their website.


LEMCKE:     Basil Thomas             27 July, 2021 peacefully at Portland Tabulam Aged Care. Formerly of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Norma, loved father & father-in-law of Kim, Steven & Cherie and Garry Tierney, much loved Pop of his grandchildren Nicholas & Carla, Prudence & Matt, Simon & Megan, Dannii & John, Alanah & Benn and of his great grandchildren Mikayla, Jade, Willow, Zaria, baby on the way, Elvie & Jake, dear brother of Elvie Harding, Max, Stuart, Diana Flynn (all deceased) & Beverley Lees, fond brother-in-law & uncle of their families.

Aged 94 years.

Forever in our hearts.

So mote it be.

A livestream of the service will be available from 10.45am on Wednesday 4th August, 2021 and can be viewed for 7 days, the link is

https://www.facebook.com/Techybird-103050884680863

No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Portland Tabulam Aged Care and may be made directly to them.


GORRIE (nee COLLINGE): Jillian Anne (Jay)  21 July, 2021 peacefully at Bathurst Base Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Tom (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Paul & Marianne, Cathy & Linda, much loved ‘Nana Jay’ of Tom, Tyler, Sheena, Lori & their partners & great ‘Nana Jay’ of Charlotte, Sofia, Oliver & Angus, dear sister of Margaret & Patsy (both dec) & fond auntie of the NZ clan.

Aged 82 years

“Off on her last great road trip”

A livestream of the service will be available from 3.15pm on Thursday 29th July, 2021 and can be viewed for 7 days, the link is;

https://www.facebook.com/Techybird-103050884680863

No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Sydney Refugee Action Coalition directly through their website.


McNAIR: Ronald Francis (Ron)  19 July, 2021 peacefully at his home. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Joanne, loved father & stepfather of Lorraine, Andrew, Matthew & Jasmine, much loved Grandad of his 10 grandchildren & his 8 great grandchildren, dear brother of Steve, Judy, Les & fond brother-in-law & uncle of their families.

Aged 73 years

“In the arms of his loving father”

A service for RON was held in Lithgow Bible Church followed by cremation on Friday 23rd  July, 2021. A livestream was provided and is available to view for 7 days. The link is;

https://www.facebook.com/Techybird-103050884680863

No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Voice of the Martyrs directly through their website.


KNOX (nee PALFREY):                 Irene Anne     13 July, 2021 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Dearly loved wife of Bill (deceased), loved mother & mother-in-law of David (deceased) & Julie, much loved ‘Grandma’ of James & Megan, Sara & Heath, Logan & Jessie, Jordan and great ‘Grandma’ of Desmond, dear friend of Jean.

In her 91st year.

Reunited with her beloved Bill.

No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Cooinda Aged Peoples Home and can be made directly to them.

Privately cremated.


BIGNELL (nee PROPERT): Beryl Jean   6 July, 2021  Beryl passed peacefully at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow.  Formerly of Hazelbrook.  Dearly loved wife of Stan (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Ian & Marilyn, Dawn & David, Graham & Jill, much loved grandmother of Claire, Kate, Michael, Mark, Christopher, Tessa, Anna and great grandmother of her great grandchildren.

Aged 99 years

Always remembered

Funeral and committal services for BERYL were held in the Chapel  of Leura Memorial Gardens, Kitchener Road, Leura ON TUESDAY (20TH JULY, 2021).


ISLEY:   John Arthur  (Jonno)  11 July, 2021 surrounded by his loving family at home.  Of  Lithgow.  Treasured husband of Lesley, loved father of Chris, Paul, Sharon, much loved Poppels of Steven, Sarah, Jai, dear brother & brother-in-law and uncle of their families.

Aged 74 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for JOHN will be held in St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Roy Street, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (16TH  JULY, 2021) AT 2.00 PM.  At the conclusion of the services a private interment will take place.  All mourners are to wear a face mask and abide by Covid rules and must register their attendance at the main entry of the church.  QR code will be available to register by mobile phone.  Due to social distancing requirements only 60 mourners including family members will be allowed into the church.  As such attendance will be by invitation only.


ACHURCH (nee TOWNSEND):                Marie Joan (Joan)     8 July, 2021 peacefully at Portland Tabulam Aged Care. Formerly of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Riv (deceased), loved mother & mother-in-law of Barry, Sylvia & John Palmer, much loved ‘Nan’ of Scott, Marney, Kelly, David, Brittany, Kasey & their partners & of her great grandchildren Lashay, Courtney, Kiara, Dylan, Cody, Kayla, Ethen, Ben, Miley & Shelby, dear sister of Elsie, Doris, Grace, Rita, Stanley, Noel & Robert (all deceased), fond sister-in-law & auntie of their families.

In her 98th year.

Forever in our hearts.

A service for JOAN was held in St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Lithgow followed by interment in Lithgow Cemetery on Friday 16th July, 2021. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Portland Tabulam Aged Care and can be made directly to them.

A livestream of the service may be viewed for the next 7 days. The link is;

https://www.facebook.com/Techybird-103050884680863

HIGGINBOTHAM: Kevin Walter  10 July, 2021 peacefully passed in the presence of his families love at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved husband of Barbara (dec) and Jeanette, loved father & father-in-law of Karen & Mark, Mark & Veronica, Janene & Stephen, Ian & Sarah, much loved Gramps of Emma, Stephanie, Amy, Sarah, Emily, Bella and great grandfather of Chloe, Frankie, Lillian, dear brother & brother-in-law of Brian & Alice (both dec) and uncle of their families.

Aged 90  years

Forever in our hearts

A livestream of the service will be available from 10.45 am on Thursday 15th July, 2021. The link is;

https://www.facebook.com/Techybird-103050884680863

PILLANS (nee GATHERCOLE): Joan Agnes   7 July, 2021 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly Loved wife of Peter (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Debbie, John & Cathy, much loved Nan of Stacey & Mark, Tina & Joel, Briony (dec) & Mark, Laura & Warren, Gemma & Jarrod, Great Nan of Zak, Rylee, Connor, Bailey, Benjamin (dec), Brayden, Dane, Lydia & Eadie, dear sister, sister-in-law & fond auntie of their families.

Aged 84 years

Forever in our hearts.

Prayers for the repose of the soul of JOAN will be offered in St Patrick’s Catholic Church Mort Street, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (14TH JULY, 2021) AT 1.00PM. At the conclusion of the prayers private cremation will take place. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the McGrath Foundation directly via their website. All mourners are to wear a face mask and abide by COVID rules and must register their attendance at the main entry of the Church. QR Code will be available to register by mobile phone. Due to social distancing requirements only 100 mourners including family will be allowed into the Church. A live stream will be provided and available to view for 7 days the link is;

https://www.facebook.com/Techybird-103050884680863

MARTIN (nee SCHLEIBS): Jocelyn Isabel  6 July, 2021 peacefully at Cooinda Aged Peoples Home, Lithgow. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Ron (dec),loved mother & mother-in-law of Ron (dec) & Eleanor, David & Lyn, Graeme & Debbie, Janice & Graham, John & Vivienne, much loved Nan, great grandmother & great great grandmother of her 12 grandchildren & numerous great grandchildren & great great grandchildren, dear sister of Stan, Lorna Farrell, Esme Barton (all dec), Flo Hill, Kay Lean & Pat Livermore, fond sister-in-law & auntie of their families.                                      

Aged 93 years

“Reunited with her Ron’s”.

Forever in our hearts.

Funeral & Committal Services for JOCELYN will be held in St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Roy Street, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (14TH JULY, 2021) AT 10.30AM. followed by private cremation. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Cooinda Aged Peoples Home, Lithgow directly to them. All mourners are to wear a facemask and abide by COVID rules and must register their attendance at the main entry of the Church. QR Code will be available to register by mobile phone. Due to social distancing requirements only 60 mourners, including family will be allowed into the Church. Due to the number of family members, attendance at the Church will be by invitation only. A livestream will be provided and available to view for 7 days, the link is;

https://www.facebook.com/Techybird-103050884680863

STOWERS (nee SALAINUUPULE):  Lemoefili  4 July, 2021 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of  Lithgow.  Dearly loved mother & mother-in-law of Elena, Fuatina, Taumaitua, Eti & Alison, Elizabeth, much loved Nan of her grandchildren and great grandchildren, dear sister & sister-in-law and auntie of their families.

Aged 73 years.

Forever in our hearts.

Prayers for the repose of LEMOEFILI’S soul  were offered in the Chapel of Kerry Linegar Funerals Mort Street, Lithgow last FRIDAY (9TH JULY,  2021).  At the conclusion  of the prayers a private interment was held.


STONE (nee GAMLEN):                 Marylin Gay (Maz))             4 July, 2021 peacefully at Bathurst Base Hospital. Of Lithgow. Beloved mother & mother-in-law of Amanda & Daniel, Ashley & Eloise, much loved ‘Nan’ of Jordan, Kaitlin, Brooklyn, Penelope & Holly, loved ‘Auntie’ of Bronson, Le-Tasha & Boe, dear sister, sister-in-law & auntie of her family.

Aged 61 years.

Forever loved.

Prayers for MARYLIN were offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Lithgow followed by cremation last Friday (9th July, 2021). A livestream was provided and available to view for 7 days, the link is;

https://www.facebook.com/Techybird-103050884680863

McKENZIE (nee PIGGOTT):                    Jennifer Edith (Jenny)            Suddenly on 23 June, 2021. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Col, loved mother & mother-in-law of Matthew & Amy, Amber (deceased) & Mark Simmons, Sharon & Jason Russell, Gavin & Lauren, much loved ‘Grandma’ of Jayden, Riley, Olivia, Ally, Ben, Kai, Flynn, Theo & Maeve, dear sister of Rhonda Kelly, Allan, Sandra Hayley, Gillian McIness & Peter, dear sister-in-law & auntie of their families.

Aged 69 years.

‘How lucky am I to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.’

Funeral & committal services for JENNY were held in Old Bowenfels Presbyterian Church, ON THURSDAY 8TH JULY, 2021) followed by private cremation. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to www.garvan.org.au or www.neuroendocrine.org.au and may be made directly via their websites.


NEWCOMBE: Gloria Jean             23 June, 2021 tragically at Mt. Lambie. Of Lithgow. Lifelong partner of Bucca Pirivatric, dearly loved daughter of Thomas (Nobby) & Phyllis Newcombe (both dec), loved sister & sister-in-law of  Burt (dec) & Jan, Tommy & Dot (both dec), Jimmy (dec), Barry (dec) & Polly, Bob & Faye, Toby & Jeanette, much loved auntie of their families, dearly loved by her Lithgow family with whom she lived for many years.

Aged 78 years.

Forever in our hearts.

Privately cremated. A Memorial Service to be planned at a later date.


SIM: Allan Culross (Sandy)             28 June, 2021 peacefully at Rylstone Aged Care. Of Running Stream. Dearly loved husband of Patricia, loved father & father-in-law of Fiona & David, Stuart & Denise, much loved Pa of Hudson, Tomas, Maya, Ella & Chloe.

Aged 94 years.

Forever in our hearts.

Privately cremated. A Memorial Service to be planned at a later date.


MORRIS (nee BRYANT: Marjorie Evelyn  29 June, 2021 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Royal (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Colinette, Margaret & Michael, beloved Grandma of Catherine & Brad, Gerome, Deborah & Brett, Krystina & Michael, Aaron & Karla, great Gram of Joshua, Racquel & Ben, Jared, Dylan, Ethan, Laella, Adam, Isabella, Kelci, great great Gram of Hendrik, dear sister & sister-in-law of Hilda & John, Walter (all dec) and auntie of their families.

Aged 97 years

Royal’s sparrow has come home

Forever young together

Funeral and committal services for MARJORIE will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (7TH JULY, 2021) AT 11.00AM.  At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.  All mourners are to wear a face mask and abide by Covid rules and must register their attendance at the main entry of the Church. QR Code will be available to register by mobile phone. Due to social distancing requirements only 75 mourners, including family members will be allowed into the Church. Due to the number of family members, attendance at the Church will be by invitation only.


BENNETT: Thomas Walter (Tom – Snap)  27 June, 2021 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow & formerly of Portland. Dearly Loved husband of Cherie, loved father & father-in-law of Craig, Julia & Ben, much loved ‘Poppy Snap’ of Jack & Halli, dear brother, brother-in-law & fond uncle of their families, adored uncle of Sandy, Chris & Greg.

  Aged 69 years

   Our special little man.

Never forgotten.

Prayers for the repose of the soul of TOM will be offered in St Patrick’s Catholic Church Mort Street, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (2ND JULY, 2021) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the prayers private cremation will take place.No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Cancer Research Foundation directly through their website. All mourners are to wear a face mask and abide by Covid rules and must register their attendance at the main entry of the Church. QR Code will be available to register by mobile phone. Due to social distancing requirements only 100 mourners, including family members will be allowed into the Church. Due to the number of family members, attendance at the Church will be by invitation only. A live stream will be provided and available to view for 7 days, the link is;

https://www.facebook.com/Techybird-103050884680863

BERRIMAN (nee HOWLETT):  Norma Evelyn  17 June, 2021 peacefully at Cooinda / Respect Aged Peoples Home, Lithgow.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Charlie (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Mark, Willy, Louise & Gary (dec) Stanton, Trevor & Anne, much loved Nan of her grandchildren and Gran of  her great grandchildren, dear sister & sister-in-law and auntie of their families.

 Aged 90 years.

Forever in our hearts

Privately cremated.


GILSHENAN:           Terrence Joseph (Terry)      22 June, 2021 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Ben Bullen & Capertee, formerly of Scone & Hunter Valley. Dearly loved husband of Beryl, loved father & father-in-law of Kelly & Troy Woods, Joanne & Jay, Lynelle & Chris, much loved ‘Poppy Shenan’ of Cooper, Caitlin, Halle & Blake, dearly loved brother, brother-in-law & fond uncle of their families.

Aged 77 years.

Always loved, never forgotten.

Funeral & committal services for TERRY will be held in the chapel of Norwood Park Crematorium, Bradwardine Road, Bathurst ON TUESDAY (29TH JUNE, 2021) AT 2.00PM. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Royal Flying Doctor Service and may be made directly through their website. All mourners are to abide by Covid rules and must register their attendance at the main entry of the chapel. QR code will be available to register by mobile phone. Due to social distancing requirements only 18 mourners, including family members, will be allowed into the chapel.


WADE:          William Charles (Bill)          18 June, 2021 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved partner & best friend of Merilyn, loved father & father-in-law of Shane & Kath, Nicole & Kyle, Erika & Jon, Kristy & Dave, Adam & Lee, much loved Pop of his many grandchildren, dear brother, brother-in-law & uncle of his family.

Aged 78 years.

Forever in our hearts.

Funeral & committal services for BILL will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY, (25TH JUNE, 2021) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend. All mourners are to abide by Covid rules and must register their attendance at the main entry of the church. QR code will be available to register by mobile phone. Due to social distancing requirements only 150 mourners, including family members, will be allowed into the church.


ASHURST: Steven  (Pom)  16 June, 2021 peacefully at home.  Of Capertee.  Beloved son of Bob & Wendy (both dec), dearly loved husband of Delene, loved father & father-in-law of Gavin & Haley, dear brother of Carol and Helen & uncle of their families.

Aged 64 years

I am not gone – I did not go

I only passed on to life forevermore

Funeral and committal services for STEVEN will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (24TH JUNE, 2021) AT 11.00AM.  At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Cancer Council N.S.W. directly through their website.  All mourners are to abide by Covid rules and must register their attendance at the main entry of the church.  QR code will be available to register by mobile phone.  Due to social distancing requirements only 150 mourners including family members will be allowed into the church. As such mourners are welcome to stand outside, provided they adhere to social distancing requirements.


TRESIDDER (nee TURNER): Dorothy Joan    

1937 – 2021

17 June, 2021 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved daughter of John Turner & Ruby Turner (nee Michell) (both dec), dearly loved wife of Noel (dec), beloved sister & sister-in-law of Mary & Barry, loved mother & mother-in-law of Ruth & Salty, Margaret, Ross & Joy, Jill, Ian & Anita, grandmother of Angela & Lucas, Andrew & Amber, Lauren & Daniel, Casey & Brenton, James, Daniel, Eloisa, John, great grandmother of Ilaria, Saskia, Elizabeth, Thomas.

Aged 84 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for DOROTHY will be held in the Chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura ON TUESDAY (22NDJUNE, 2021) AT 2.00 PM.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Melanoma Institute Australia directly through their website.  All mourners are to abide by Covid rules and must register their attendance at the main entry of the chapel.  QR code will be available to register by mobile phone.  Due to social distancing requirements only 46 mourners including family members will be allowed into the chapel. As such 54 mourners are welcome to stand outside, provided they adhere to social distancing requirements.


WILLIAMS (nee WRIGHT):  Beatrice May  (Betty)  11 June, 2021 peacefully at home.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of John, loved mother & mother-in-law of Donna & Colin Ewer, Darren & Jenny (deceased), Brett & Terrie, much loved Grandma of Brent & Emma, Stacey, Sarah & John, Joshua & Alex, Kira, Kane, Casey, Rhiannon & Sean, Paige & Harley, Tameka & Blake and great grandmother of her 12 great grandchildren, dear sister & sister-in-law of Bill, Beverley & Brian, Dianne (all deceased), dear auntie of their families & special loved aunt of Mandy and Gavin (deceased).

Aged 77 years

Forever missed

Funeral and committal services for BETTY will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON, TUESDAY (22ND JUNE, 2021) AT 11.00AM.  At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.  Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.  All mourners are to abide by Covid rules and must register their attendance at the main entry of the church.  QR code will be available to register by mobile phone.  Due to social distancing requirements only 150 mourners including family members will be allowed into the church. As such mourners are welcome to stand outside, provided they adhere to social distancing requirements.


CUMMINS (nee RIDGEWELL): Fay Maureen (Maureen) 2 June, 2021 peacefully at Nepean Hospital, Kingswood. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Gordon (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Therese & Steve Evans, Michael, Mark (dec) & Angie, stepmother of Anne, Greg & all their families, dear sister of Elaine, Peter & Brian, fond auntie of their families.

Aged 89 years.

“Our hearts are aching but our dear Mum is in a beautiful sleep”.

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of MAUREEN will be celebrated in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (11TH JUNE, 2021) AT 1.00PM. At the conclusion of the prayers following the Mass private cremation will take place. Members of the Josephite Associates are invited to attend. All mourners are to abide by Covid rules and must register their attendance at the main entry of the Church. QR Code will be available to register by mobile phone. Due to social distancing requirements only 200 mourners, including family members, will be allowed into the Church. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to The Lithgow Women & Children’s Crisis Centre and may be made directly to Lithgow Community Projects Inc. Main Street, Lithgow or phone 0263 5122 30.


MULDOON (nee BACHELOR):   Daphne Joyce (Joyce)  3 June, 2021 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Wallerawang.   Dearly loved wife of Kevin (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Allan (dec), Jeffrey, Kathy & Glenn, much loved grandmother, great grandmother & great great grandmother.

Aged 85 years

Dearly loved and sadly missed

Funeral & committal services for JOYCE will be held in the chapel of Norwood Park Crematorium, Bradwardine Road, Bathurst ON FRIDAY  (11TH June, 2021)  AT 10.00AM.  All mourners are to abide by Covid rules and must register their attendance at the main entry of the chapel.  QR code will be available to register by mobile phone.  Due to social distancing requirements only 80 mourners including family members will be allowed into the chapel. As such mourners are welcome to stand outside, provided they adhere to social distancing requirements.


MURRAY (nee DOALMAN): Pamela Phyllis (Pam) 6 June, 2021 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Bob (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Sharon (dec), Daryl & Tracey, Glen & Nicole, much loved Nan of Angie, Robert, Michael, Blake, Jay, Tayla, Jessica and great grandmother of Kayden, Jhye, Anneleise, Elana, Hunter, Scarlet, Layla, Reggie, dear sister & sister-in-law of Fay, Beryl, Neville (all dec), Merrilyn, Cheryl, Karen, Debra & Wayne and auntie of their families

Aged 78 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for PAM will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (10TH JUNE, 2021) AT 11.00 AM.  At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.  All mourners are to abide by Covid rules and must register their attendance at the main entry of the church.  QR code will be available to register by mobile phone.  Due to social distancing requirements only 200 mourners including family members will be allowed into the church. As such mourners are welcome to stand outside, provided they adhere to social distancing requirements.


GUMMOW: Lillian Mary Edith  16 May, 2021 unexpectedly at her home. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved daughter of Lillian & David (both dec), dear sister of her 3 brothers (all dec) & their families, fond friend & companion of Al & his family.

Aged 81 years.

Forever in our hearts.

Funeral & committal services for LILLIAN will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (28TH MAY, 2021) AT 11.00AM.   At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of the Lithgow District Garden Club, Lithgow VIEW Club & the Lithgow Valley Film Society are invited to attend. All mourners are to abide by Covid rules and must register their attendance at the main entrance of the Church. QR code will be available to register by mobile phone. Due to social distancing requirements only 150 mourners, including family members will be allowed into the Church. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church and may be made directly to them.


RAYNER (nee BAKER):  Shirley Mona  19 May, 2021 peacefully at Woodport Aged Care Centre, Erina.  Formerly of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Merv, loved mother & mother-in-law of Darryl & Janette, Neville , Michael, loved Grandma of Marika, Briana, Jessica, Matthew, Cameron, Brock, great grandmother of Chloe, Phoebe, Sophie, Lennox, Lily, Mila, Indie, Kaydence, Braylen, dear sister  & sister-in-law of Athol (dec) & Kath, Noel (dec), Barry and auntie of their families.

Aged 88 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral & committal services for SHIRLEY will be held in Old Bowenfels Presbyterian Church, ON  THURSDAY (27TH May, 2021) AT 11.00 AM.  At the conclusion of the service private interment will take place.  All mourners are to abide by Covid rules and must register their attendance at the main entry of the church.  QR code will be available to register by mobile phone.  Due to social distancing requirements only 100 mourners including family members will be allowed into the church. As such mourners are welcome to stand outside, provided they adhere to social distancing requirements.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Woodport Retirement Village, Erina N.S.W and may be made directly to them.


FLYNN:  Noel (Mulligan)  15 May, 2021 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved husband of Kath (dec), loved father of Rowena, Jimmy, Malissa, Bec & their families, much loved Da of Jamie, Zac, Gabby, Nick, Ebony, Brody, Jackie, Channy.

Aged 89

Forever in our hearts

Prayers for the repose of NOEL’S soul  will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (26TH MAY, 2021) AT 11.00AM.  At the conclusion of the prayers a private interment will take place.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Parkinson’s  N.S.W. directly through their website.  All mourners are to abide by Covid rules and must register their attendance at the main entry of the church.  QR code will be available to register by mobile phone.  Due to social distancing requirements only 200 mourners including family members will be allowed into the church. As such mourners are welcome to stand outside, provided they adhere to social distancing requirements.


SUTOR (nee YARHAM): Janet Elaine (Jan) 14 May, 2021 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved mother & mother-in-law of Allison, Meegan & John, much loved Nana of Caitlyn, Mathew, Robbie, loved sister and aunt.

Aged 85 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for JAN will be held in St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Roy Street, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (21ST MAY, 2021) AT 11.00 AM.  At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.  All mourners are to abide by Covid rules and must register their attendance at the main entry of the church.  QR code will be available to register by mobile phone.  Due to social distancing requirements only 110 mourners including family members will be allowed into the church. As such mourners are welcome to stand outside, provided they adhere to social distancing requirements.


BENNETT: Jack Reginald 16 May, 2021 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow & formerly of Portland. Dearly loved husband of Jan, loved father & father-in-law of Mark, Sue & Paul, much loved “Poppy Jack – PJ” of Laura, Chris, Ben, Josh & of his great grandchildren Adalyn & Emilia, dear brother & brother-in-law of Betty Schumacher, Alan & Dorothy Mitchell, fond uncle of their families.

Aged 84 years.

“Gone bowling”.

Prayers for the repose of the soul of JACK will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (20TH MAY, 2021) AT 11.00AM.  At the conclusion of the prayers private cremation will take place. Members of Club Lithgow & the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend. All mourners are to abide by Covid rules and must register their attendance at the main entry of the Church. QR Code will be available to register by mobile phone. Due to social distancing requirements only 200 mourners, including family members, will be allowed into the Church. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow and may be made directly to them.


LINCOLN:                Edna Thelma             9 May, 2021 peacefully at Westmead Hospital. Of Pendle Hill. Beloved daughter of Athol & Edna Lincoln (both deceased), loving sister & sister-in-law of John & Barbara (deceased), Rita (deceased) & Tom Irwin, Ron & June (deceased) & their families.

Aged 92 years.

‘A servant to the Lord’.

Funeral & committal services for EDNA will be held in the Lithgow Bible Church, Col Drew Drive, Bowenfels ON MONDAY (17TH MAY, 2021) AT 2.00PM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place.

All mourners are to abide by Covid rules and must register their attendance at the main entry of the church. QR code will be available to register by mobile phone.


HOPE (nee HICKS):   Brenda Doreen

8 May, 2021 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of  Lithgow.  Much loved wife of Colin, loved mother & mother-in-law of Martin & Lea, Andrew & Brenda, Sue & Brian, much loved Nan of her grandchildren and great grandchildren, dear sister-in-law of Bob & Lydia, Brenda (dec) and auntie of their families.

Aged 93 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for BRENDA will be held in St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Roy Street, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (14TH  MAY, 2021) AT 11.00 AM.  At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.  All mourners are to abide by Covid rules and must register their attendance at the main entry of the church.  QR code will be available to register by mobile phone.  Due to social distancing requirements only 110 mourners including family members will be allowed into the church. As such mourners are welcome to stand outside, provided they adhere to social distancing requirements.


BLENCOWE: Perry Bruce (Pez)  3 May, 2021 unexpectedly at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow & formerly of Glen Alice. Dearly loved father & father-in-law of Matthew, Nicholas, Simon, Natasha, Tim, Rebecca, Shannon, Jessica & their partners, much loved “Poppy Perry” of his grandchildren & great grandchildren, dear brother of Anthony, Carolyn, Narelle, Arlene & Cinsha, fond brother-in-law & uncle of their families.

Aged 67 years

Forever in our hearts

A service for PERRY will be held in St. John the Evangelist Church, Wallerawang ON THURSDAY (13TH MAY, 2021) AT 11.00AM.  At the conclusion of the service private cremation will take place. All mourners are to abide by Covid rules and must register their attendance at the main entry of the Church. QR Code will be available to register by mobile phone. Due to social distancing requirements only 70 mourners, including family members, will be allowed into the Church. A livestream will be provided and available to view for 7 days.

The link is;

https://www.facebook.com/Techybird-103050884680863

WILLIAMS (nee MAYS):  Leonie Rosalie  4 May, 2021 peacefully surrounded by her loving family at Tanderra Nursing Home, Lithgow.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved mother & mother-in-law of Paula & John, Karen & Shayne, Justine & Mark, much loved Nanny of Addison, Keenan, Kyle, Jenna, Makinley, Ayla, Sebastian, Lucia, dear sister & sister-in-law and auntie of their families.

Aged 78 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for LEONIE will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (7TH MAY, 2021) AT 10.00AM.  At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Dementia Australia NSW directly through their website.  All mourners are to abide by Covid rules and must register their attendance at the main entry of the church.  QR code will be available to register by mobile phone.  Due to social distancing requirements only 150 mourners including family members will be allowed into the church. As such mourners are welcome to stand outside, provided they adhere to social distancing requirements.


WILLIAMS (nee LAWLESS): Joy Mary 2 May, 2021 peacefully at Macquarie Care Centre, Bathurst. Of Bathurst & formerly of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Bob, loved mother & mother-in-law of Tanya & Bruce, Darren & Colleen, Vanessa & Chris, Renae & Shane, much loved “Nanny Joy” of Melanie, Ashliegh, Kyle, Daniel, Cody, Makayla, Shelly, Bianca, Ellie, Brooke, Blake, Everlyn & her great grandchildren Riley, Rhianna, Bailey, Telisha, Oliver, Leo, dear sister & sister-in-law of Elizabeth & Lenny Wessel, Lola Frost, Lyndon & Fiona Lawless, Rick & Pat (dec) Lawless & fond auntie of their families.

Aged 78 years.

“When you’re happy & you know it”.

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of JOY will be celebrated in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (6TH MAY, 2021) AT 11.00AM.  At the conclusion of the prayers following the Mass the cortege will proceed to the Lawn No.2 portion of Lithgow Cemetery. All mourners are to abide by Covid rules and must register their attendance at the main entry of the Church. QR Code will be available to register by mobile phone. Due to social distancing requirements only 200 mourners, including family members, will be allowed into the Church. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Dementia Australia NSW directly through their website.


CORNISH: Brett James (Ranga)  8 April, 2021 tragically at Westmead Hospital. Of  Wallerawang. Dearly loved son of Raelene & Mal, loved brother & brother-in-law of Dean & Bree, much loved grandson of Sue Anderson, Joan & John Cornish (both dec), dear nephew of Melinda, Rhonda & Allan Simon, David Cornish, Susan Thebridge, Karen Pentney & their partners, fond cousin of their families.

Aged 24 years.

“Gone bush with Ruby”.

Funeral & committal services for BRETT will be held on the banks of Lake Lyell (access off Magpie Hollow Road into Lockyers Line) ON FRIDAY (23RD APRIL, 2021) AT 10.00AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Mourners are invited to wear casual camping attire & bring a fold out camp chair or rug. All mourners are to abide by Covid rules and must register their attendance at the main check in point. QR code will be available to register by mobile phone.


BISHOP: Lonnie Clinton   11 April, 2021 suddenly at home after a long illness.  Dearly loved son & stepson of Chuck & Dorothy Bishop, Maureen & Ted Healey, dear brother & brother-in-law of Shane, Colin & Natalie, Traci & Chris, Jo-Anne, Jamie & Holly, Jasmine & Ian and uncle of their families.

Aged 56 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for LONNIE will be held in Lithgow Christian Fellowship Church, Longworth Street, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (22ND APRIL, 2021) AT 11.00 AM.  At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.  All mourners are to abide by Covid rules and must register their attendance at the main entry of the church.  QR code will be available to register by mobile phone.  Due to social distancing requirements only 100 mourners including family members will be allowed into the church. As such mourners are welcome to stand outside, provided they adhere to social distancing requirements.


BOYD (nee GLENCORSE):  Euphemia May (Effie)  11 April, 2021 peacefully at Cooinda Aged Peoples Home, Lithgow.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved mother & mother-in-law of Susan, Christine & Stan, Max, much loved Morenan of her grandchildren, greatgrandchildren & great great grandchildren, dear sister & sister-in-law and auntie of their families.

Aged 91 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for EFFIE will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (21ST  APRIL, 2021) AT 1.00PM.  At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.   All mourners are to abide by Covid rules and must register their attendance at the main entry of the church.  QR code will be available to register by mobile phone.  Due to social distancing requirements only 150 mourners including family members will be allowed into the church. As such mourners are welcome to stand outside, provided they adhere to social distancing requirements.


ROBERTS (nee GRIMSHAW):  Valma Mary (Biddy)  13 April, 2021 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of George (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of  Rocklyn & Tammy, Steven, Rhonda & Robin, Billy & Sharlene, loving Nana of her grandchildren & great grandchildren, dear sister & sister-in-law and auntie of their families.

Aged 73 years.

Reunited with George,

Forever in our hearts

A graveside service for (VALMA) will be held in the Lawn No.1 portion of Lithgow Cemetery ON TUESDAY (20TH APRIL, 2021) AT 11.00AM.  All mourners are to abide by Covid rules and must register their attendance.  QR code will be available to register by mobile phone. 


KIRBY: Kevin John  3 April, 2021 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Lithgow.  Loving son of Percy & Doris (both dec), dear brother & brother-in-law of Neville (Clive) (dec) & Noelean, Doreen & Ron Hart, Colin & Ronalene dear uncle, great uncle and great great uncle of their families.

Aged 78 years

Forever in our hearts, loved by all

A service for KEVIN will be held in St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Lithgow ON TUESDAY (13TH APRIL, 2021) AT 11.30AM.  At the conclusion of the service private interment will take place.  Members of  Lithgow Community Policing, Lithgow Pistol Club,  Lithgow RFS and Lithgow Show Society are invited to attend.  All mourners are to abide by Covid rules and must register their attendance at the main entry of the church.  QR code will be available to register by mobile phone.  Due to social distancing requirements only 110 mourners including family members will be allowed into the church. As such mourners are welcome to stand outside, provided they adhere to social distancing requirements.


BANKS:     Mark Thomas Joseph  22 March, 2021 suddenly at Lithgow.  Of Lithgow.  Formerly of Portland.  Loved son ofDarren & Kathryn, dear grandson of Ted & Carol (dec), dearly loved partner of Susanne, loved father of Sophia, Kaedynce, Trey, dear brother & brother-in-law of Luke & Katrina, Aleasha & Craig, Jordana & Haydn, fond uncle of Bradley.

Aged 36 years

‘Forever in our hearts’

Prayers for the repose of MARK’S soul  will be offered in St. Brendan’s Catholic Church, Cullen Bullen  ON FRIDAY (9TH APRIL, 2021) AT 10.30 AM.  At the conclusion of the prayers the cortege will proceed to the Lawn portion of Cullen Bullen cemetery.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Black Dog Institute directly through their website.  Due to social distancing requirements only 40 mourners including family members will be allowed into the church.  Due to the number of family members attendance at the Church will be by invitation only. As such mourners are welcome to  stand outside provided they adhere to the social distancing requirements.  Alternatively a livestream will be provided and 70 mourners will be able to view inside the Cullen Bullen Hall  and available to view online seven days thereafter.  QR code will be available to register by mobile phone at both venues.  The Link is:

https://www.facebook.com/Techybird-103050884680863

MILLAR (formerly WILSON): Janice (Jan) 28 March, 2021 peacefully at Villa Maria Nursing Home, Berwick. VIC. Of Berwick, VIC & formerly of Lithgow. Dearly loved daughter of Janet & Arthur (both dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Alison & Miro, Phill & Noi, much loved Nan of Tamie, Madison, Alex, Brooke, Jacob, Vallen, Ben & her great grandchildren, dear sister of Nina Clements (dec), Dianne Perry, Narelle Albrecht & John, fond sister-in-law & auntie of their families.

Aged 83 years.

Forever in our hearts.

Funeral & committal services for JANICE will be held in Old Bowenfels Presbyterian Church, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (8th APRIL, 2021) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place.All mourners are to abide by Covid rules and must register their attendance at the main entry of the Church. QR code will be available to register by mobile phone. Due to social distancing requirements only 100 mourners, including family members, will be allowed into the Church.


JONES:  Barrie  17 March, 2021 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved husband of Lois, loved father & father-in-law of Paul & Kim, Leonie & Jeff, Philip & Kate much loved Da of Jeff, Kristie & Brendan, Luke & Paige, Katie, and great grandfather of  Evie, Lacey, Oliver, Jonah, Sunny, dear brother & brother-in-law of Brian & Betty and uncle of their family.

Aged 87 Years

 “Forever in our hearts”

A Memorial service for BARRIE will be held in Lithgow Baptist Church,  cnr of Lee Street & Great Western Hwy, Lithgow ON FRIDAY  (26TH MARCH, 2021) AT 11.00AM.  All mourners are to abide by Covid rules and must register their attendance at the main entry of the church.  QR Code will be available to register by mobile phone.  Due to social distancing requirements only 100 mourners, including family members, will be allowed into the church. As such mourners are welcome to stand outside, provided they adhere to the social distancing requirements.  

https://www.facebook.com/Techybird-103050884680863

PATE:                        Robert William (Bob)           17 March, 2021 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved father & father-in-law of Jo & Kyle Egan, Narelle & Dan Mason, much loved Grandad of Wayde, Brock, Cooper & Tallan, loved brother of Carole & Bryan, fond brother-in-law & uncle of his family.

Aged 79 years.

Forever in our hearts.

Funeral & committal services for BOB will be held in St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Railway Parade, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (24TH MARCH, 2021) AT 2.00PM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend. All mourners are to abide by Covid rules and must register their attendance at the main entry of the church. QR code will be available to register by mobile phone. Due to social distancing requirements only 80 mourners, including family members, will be allowed into the church. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Cancer Council NSW directly through their website.


NIGHTINGALE: Denise Margaret 10 March, 2021 unexpectedly at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Jim, loved mother of Keira, Maicee, dear aunty of Haymish & Aydin, dear sister & sister-in-law of Reg, Karen, Jennifer, John (all dec), Warren, Brian, Cheryl, Marie, Peter, Phillip, Narelle & their partners, dear sister-in-law of Bruce & Jody, Fred (dec) & Joyce, fond aunty of all their families.

Aged 56 years.

Forever in our hearts.

Prayers for the repose of the soul of DENISE will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (24TH MARCH, 2021) AT 11.00AM. Family & friends are encouraged to wear bright colours & a touch of red to celebrate Denise’s life. At the conclusion of the prayers the cortege will proceed to the Lawn No.2 portion of Lithgow Cemetery. Members of the Lithgow District Netball Association are invited to attend.  All mourners are to abide by Covid rules and must register their attendance at the main entry of the Church. QR Code will be available to register by mobile phone. Due to social distancing requirements only 200 mourners, including family members, will be allowed into the Church. A livestream will be provided and available to view for 7 days.

The link is;

https://www.facebook.com/Techybird-103050884680863

No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Love Your Sister directly through their website.


MITCHELL:  Francis John (Jack) BDS, OAM  11 March, 2021 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Lithgow. Loved Husband of Jan, loved father & father-in-law of Penny & Alan Brogan, David & Susan, Beth & Gary Knight, much loved grandfather of Samantha & Reagan, Chris, Brent & Laura, Harry & Kristina, Joel, Steph, Adam & Deneille and great grandfather of Sofia, Archer, Oskar, Indigo, dear brother-in-law of Colin (dec) & Patty, Lance & Barbara (dec)  & uncle of Ross & Wendy, Jake, Matthew, Louise & Chad, Duncan & Lesley and loved dogdad of Fifi.

 Aged 94 years.

Forever in our hearts

Funeral & committal services were held in Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium Chapel  on Thursday 18TH March, 2021.


DUTHEIL: Emile Eli Louis 11 March, 2021 peacefully at Nepean Hospital, Kingswood. Of  Wallerawang. Dearly loved husband of Madeleine (dec), loved father & father-in-law of Evelyne & Steven (dec), Fred & Carol, much loved Pepe of Phillippe, Richard, Stephanie, Francoise, Damien, Chantal and his 10 great grandchildren.

Aged 92 years.

 Forever in our hearts, always loved & remembered.

A service for EMILE will be held in the Christian Life Centre, Musket Parade, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (18TH MARCH, 2021) at 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the Lawn Portion of Pipers Flat Cemetery. All mourners are to abide by Covid rules and must register their attendance at the main entrance of the Church.


MILNE: (nee GILL) Barbara May  (Barb)  8 March, 2021 peacefully at Nepean Hospital, Kingswood.  Of Cullen Bullen.  Much loved partner of Noel (dec), cherished mother & mother-in-law of Shane & Ray Hughes, Donna & Grant, Troy (dec), much loved Nan of Michael, Joshua, Jade & Pat, Louise & Stuart, Jacinda & Blake, Hayden, Ashleigh, great grandmother of Sienna, Cohen, Jaxson, William, Jasper, Gracie, Abbie , Amelia, dear sister & sister-in-law of Brian & Christine, Patty & Donny (dec), Betty & Neville (dec), Barry (dec) & Karen, Johnny (dec), Max & Narelle and auntie of their families.

Aged 71 years

Loved & sadly missed

Funeral service for BARB will be  held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow  ON WEDNESDAY 17TH MARCH, 2021) AT 11.00AM.   At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the Uniting No.2 Portion Lithgow Cemetery.  All mourners are to abide by Covid rules and must register their attendance at the main entry of the church.  QR Code will be available to register by mobile phone.  Due to social distancing requirements only 150 mourners, including family members, will be allowed into the church. As such mourners are welcome to stand outside, provided they adhere to the social distancing requirements. A livestream will be provided and available to view for seven days.  The link is;    https://www.facebook.com/Techybird-103050884680863


CROWTHER: Frederick George (Fred) 28 February, 2021 unexpectedly at his home. Of Lithgow & formerly of Hazelbrook. Loved husband of Helen, dearly loved father & father-in-law of Kylie & Ian Kegg, Nicole & Jareth Woolsey, much loved Pop of Lucas, Lillian, Piper & Paige, dear brother of John, Pat (dec), Carol & Jim.

Aged 73 years.

Forever in our hearts.

Funeral & committal services for FRED will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (12TH MARCH, 2021) AT 1.00PM.  At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of Club Lithgow & the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend. All mourners are to abide by Covid rules and must register their attendance at the main entry of the Church. QR Code will be available to register by mobile phone.

A livestream will be provided and available to view for 7 days. The link is;

https://www.facebook.com/Techybird-103050884680863

ANTHES (nee HUGHES):  Jean Heather  1 March, 2021 peacefully at Cooinda Aged Peoples Home.  Of Lithgow.  Formerly of Bathurst.  Dearly loved wife of Frederick (Ned) (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Joy & Mark Greedy, Robyn & Greg Collins, Rodney & Donna, Fred, much loved Nan of Joshua, Candice, Angie, Ben, Lauren, Claire, Alicia, Brendan, Maddy and their partners, great grandmother of her great grandchildren, dear sister & sister-in-law and auntie of their families.

Aged 84 years.

Forever loved

A private graveside service was held at Lithgow Cemetery.


DENLEY (nee BOURKE): Lynn Bernadette    26 February, 2021 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Wallerawang. Dearly loved wife of Rodney, loved mother & mother-in-law of Brett & Jenny, Donna & Scott, Jodie & Kevin, Kellie & Steven, Shane & Renae, Mark & Jade, much loved Nan of her 15 grandchildren & Great Nan of her 13 great grandchildren, dear sister of Beverley, Margaret, Carol (all dec), Margaret, Lynette, Billy, Rhonda, Robert, dear sister-in-law & fond auntie of their families.

Aged 72 years

“She will live on forever in our hearts”

Prayers for the repose of the soul of LYNN will be offered in Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Lidsdale Street, Wallerawang ON FRIDAY (5TH MARCH, 2021) AT 1.00PM. At the conclusion of the prayers private cremation will take place. Members of the Red Cross are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Leukaemia Foundation directly through their website. All mourners are to abide by Covid rules and must register their attendance at the main entry of the Church. QR Code will be available to register by mobile phone.

 A livestream will be provided and available to view for 7 days. The link is;

https://www.facebook.com/Techybird-103050884680863

KEELEY: Leo Edward  23 February, 2021 peacefully at his home. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Rose (dec), loved father & father-in-law of Edward & Sue, Cheryl & Shane West & Terry, dear brother, brother-in-law & fond uncle of their families.

Aged 96 years.

Reunited with Rose.

Funeral & committal services for LEO will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (4TH MARCH, 2021) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of the City of Lithgow RSL Sub-Branch (medals to be worn), Lithgow Workmen’s Club & Lithgow Amateur Snooker Association are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Heart Foundation directly through their website. All mourners are to abide by Covid rules and must register their attendance at the main entrance of the Church. QR code will be available to register by mobile phone


EAGLE: Owen Murray 20 February, 2021 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved husband of Willemina (Willie), loved father & father-in-law of Wayne & Kathryn, Wendy (dec), Debbie & Mark, Kenneth & Julie, much loved Pop & Opa of his grandchildren & great grandchildren, dear brother & brother-in-law and uncle of their families.

Aged 85 years

Home to be with his Lord

A service for OWEN was held in the chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura ON FRIDAY (26TH FEBRUARY, 2021) AT 3.00 PM.


RAMNEK: Wolfgang  (Walter)  16 February, 2021 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow.  A friend to many locals with an outgoing character.

Aged 81 years.

Always remembered with fondness.

A service for WALTER was held in the Chapel of  Kerry Linegar  Funerals, ON THURSDAY  (25TH FEBRUARY,  2021).  At the conclusion of the service a private cremation was held.


WALSH: Patrick Roy (Pat)    21 February, 2021 at Lithgow District Hospital. Of  Portland. Loved son of Olive & Richard (both deceased), dear brother, brother-in-law & fond uncle of their families. Dearly loved stepson of Johanna & Horace Menchin (both deceased), fond cousin of the Menchin & Walsh families.

Aged 82 years.

 May he rest in peace.

Graveside prayers for the repose of the soul of PATRICK will be offered in the lawn portion  of Portland Cemetery ON THURSDAY (25th FEBRUARY, 2021) at 11.00AM.  Members of the Portland R.S.L Sport & Recreation Club are invited to attend. All mourners are to abide by Covid rules and must register their attendance at the Cemetery.  QR code will be available to register by mobile phone.


PATTISON (nee LARKIN):  Pauline Ellen   17 February, 2021 peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family.  Of Portland.  Dearly loved wife of Robert (dec), dearly loved mother & mother-in-law of  Craig, Donna & Graham Ford, Dianne & Darrin Fardell, Michelle & Darren Healey, Tina, adored Nan & La La of Corey & Elise, Melinda, Christopher, Bradley, Meg, Isaac, Caleb, Rohan, Adam, Emily, Chloe, Kurt, Noah, fond sister, sister-in-law and auntie of their families.

Aged 79 years.

Forever in our hearts

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of PAULINE will be celebrated in St. Vincent’s Catholic Church, Portland ON TUESDAY (23RD   FEBRUARY, 2020) AT 10.30AM.   At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass the cortege will proceed to the Lawn portion of Portland Cemetery. Members of the Portland Bowling Club are invited to attend. All mourners are to abide by Covid rules and must register their attendance at the main entry of the church.  QR code will be available to register by mobile phone. A livestream will be provided and available to view for seven days, the link is;

https://www.facebook.com/Techybird-103050884680863

PATE:  Kevin William (Kev)  14 February, 2021 peacefully surrounded by his loving family at Bupa Bateau Bay Aged Care, Bateau Bay.  Formerly of Lithgow.  Dearly loved husband of Mavis, loved father & father-in-law of Kerrie, Steven & Linda, Kim & Daryl, Leanne & Allan, Jodie & Paul, Peter & Narelle, Tracey & Kevin, Tanya & Steve, Phil, much loved Pop of Grace, Alana, Tobias, Oliver, Blake, Alisa, Isaac, Brandon, Katlyn, Joe, Luke, Bailey, Jaidyn and Poppy P of Connor, Zara, Riley, Austin, dear brother & brother-in-law of Joyce & Colin, Kevin & Norma (both dec), Noel & Brenda and uncle of their families.

Aged 81 years

We will always carry you in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for KEV will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (19TH FEBRUARY, 2021) AT 11.00AM.  At the conclusion of the services a privation cremation will take place.  All mourners are to abide by Covid rules and must register their attendance at the main entry of the church.  QR code will be available to register by mobile phone.  Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to Dementia Australia or Brain Injury Australia directly through their websites.


HOWARD: Edmond Leo (Ted) 13 February, 2021 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow. Of Lithgow. Loving husband of Yvonne (dec), dearly loved son of Doris & Leo (both dec), dear brother & brother-in-law of Julie & Noel Burton (both dec).          

Aged 93 years

May he rest in peace.

Requiem mass for the repose of the soul of TED will be celebrated in St Patrick’s Catholic Church Mort Street, Lithgow ON THURSDAY 18TH FEBRUARY, 2021 AT 11.00AM. The rosary will be recited in the Church at 10.30am prior to the commencement of the mass. At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass the cortege will proceed to the Lawn No.1 portion of Lithgow Cemetery. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to St. Vincent de Paul Society directly at their centre 193 Main Street, Lithgow. All mourners are to abide by Covid rules and must register their attendance at the main entry of the Church. QR Code will be available to register by mobile phone.


BELLAMY (nee FLETCHER):  Joan Agnes  2 February, 2021 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.   Of Wallerawang.  Dearly loved wife of Col (married 65 years), cherished mother & mother-in-law of Kerry, Colin (Kim) & Debi, much loved Nanny of Shannon, Toby, Lauren, Brenton, Brittany, great grandmother of Jaxon, Zahra, Riley, Sophie, Harlow, dear sister & sister-in-law of Darrell & Gail, Helen & Jack (both dec), Marjorie & Ken (both dec), Ronnie (dec) and auntie of their families.

Aged 84 years

Forever in our hearts

A service for JOAN will be held in St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Roy Street, Lithgow ON, WEDNESDAY (10TH FEBRUARY, 2021) AT 11.00 AM.  At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to Lawn  No.2 portion of Lithgow cemetery.  Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.  All mourners are to abide by Covid rules and must register their attendance at the main entry of the church.  QR code will be available to register by mobile phone.


MACKEY: Kerry James (Kissa) 29 January, 2021 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved father & father-in-law of Tegan, Andrea & Daniel, much loved Gramps of Bradley, Lola & Arlo, long time friend of Debi, dear brother, brother-in-law & fond uncle of their families.

Aged 67 years

Friend of many, never forgotten

A private cremation has taken place.


PRICE: John Henry (Jack)  22 January, 2021 peacefully at Crookwell District Hospital.  Of Crookwell.  Formerly of Grabben Gullen & Bannister. Beloved son of Henry Stanley (Sonny) & Christina Mary (Mollie) Price (both deceased), loved brother & brother-in-law  of Elaine & Ray Jones (both deceased), Audrey & Paul (deceased) Heffernan, Garry (deceased), Doreen & Garry Keough, Robyn & David Brown, Dianne Hall & Bernie Smith, Colleen & Bernard Broderick, Paula (deceased) Barry Hall, fond uncle of his many nieces & nephews & their families.

Aged 66 years

Forever loved & always in our hearts

Prayers for the repose of the soul of JACK will be offered in St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Wade Street, Crookwell ON FRIDAY (29TH JANUARY, 2021) AT 11.30AM.  At the conclusion of the prayers the cortege will proceed to the Lawn Portion of Crookwell Cemetery.  All mourners are to abide by Covid rules and must register their attendance at the main entry of the church.  QR code will be available to register by mobile phone.


DAVIS (nee OLIVER): Sandra Joyce     20 January, 2021 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow & formerly of Running Stream. Dearly loved mother & mother-in-law of Rod & Barb, Ant & Liz, Steve & Lauren, much loved Nanna of Ivy, Josh, Grace, Lincoln & Oscar, dear sister & auntie of their families.

                                                               Aged 71 years

                                                   Always loved, never forgotten

A service for SANDRA will be held in St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Roy Street, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (29TH JANUARY, 2021) AT 10.00AM.  Thence to be followed by private interment. All mourners are to abide by Covid rules and must register their attendance at the main entry of the Church. QR Code will be available to register by mobile phone. A livestream will be provided and available to view for 7 days. The link is;

https://www.facebook.com/Techybird-103050884680863

SPEAKMAN: Cyril  21 January, 2021 peacefully at Tabulam Cottages, Portland. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Iris (dec), loved father & father-in-law of  Christine & Jason Brett, Brenda & Dave Watson, David, much loved Grandad of Claire & Damian, Shelley, Melanie & Matt, Alec & Yasmin, Philippa & Dave, Toni & Mitch, Kit & Dan, great grandfather of his great grandchildren.

Aged 93 years

“One of life’s gentlemen”

Forever in our hearts

Respecting Cyril’s wishes private cremation has taken place.


BLACKBURN (nee McKINNEY): Fahy Noeleen 13 January, 2021 peacefully at Tabulam Cottages, Portland. Of Portland & formerly of Lithgow & Emu Plains. Beloved wife of Alan (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Jenny & Steve Lewicki, adored Nan of Melanie & Curtis Jones, Leanne & Shane Watson and loving great ‘Nan’ of Camryn, Isabelle, Harper & Hugo, dear sister, sister-in-law & fond auntie of their families.

Aged 91 years.

Always on our mind.

Forever in our hearts.

Prayers for the repose of the soul of FAHY were offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow followed by private cremation last Wednesday 20th January, 2021.


HORTON:  Geoffrey  15 January, 2021 peacefully, surrounded by his loving family at home.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved husband of Toni, loved father & father-in-law of Jaime & Glenn, Dean & Rachael, much loved Pop of Harry, Finn, Maddox, Maverick, dear brother of Derek, Lorraine, Graham & brother-in-law of their partners & Jodi and Mitchell.

Aged 67 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral & committal services for GEOFFREY will be  held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow  ON FRIDAY (22ND January, 2021) AT 11.00AM.   At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place.  All mourners are to abide by Covid rules and must register their attendance at the main entry of the church.  QR Code will be available to register by mobile phone.  Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club and Lithgow Bowling Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to  Australian Cancer Research Foundation directly through their website.


WILLIAMS (nee COLLINS): Pamela Gay (Pam)    17 January, 2021 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of South Bowenfels. Dearly loved wife of Bill, loved mother & mother-in-law of Kellie & Ken, Paula & Dean, Joanne & Adrian, much loved Nan of Micheil, Narika, Daniel, Sharni, Brodie & Brendan, beloved Nana Williams of Clara & Archie, dear sister, sister-in-law & fond aunty of their families.

                                                               Aged 76 years

                                                  “Always loved, never forgotten”

A service for PAMELA will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (21ST JANUARY, 2021) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the service private interment will take place. All mourners are to abide by Covid rules and must register their attendance at the main entry of the Church. QR Code will be available to register by mobile phone. A livestream will be provided and available to view for 7 days the link is;

https://www.facebook.com/Techybird-103050884680863

PATE (nee LAWLOR): Lyn Frances     10 January, 2021 peacefully at Lithgow Hospital. Of South Bowenfels. Dearly loved wife of Bryan, loved mother & mother-in-law of Wayne & Rebecca, Paul & Liz, Scott & Sophie, much loved Nan of Danielle, Ashley, Thomas, Clayton, Bridget, Colby, Jarred, dear sister & sister-in-law of Irene (dec), Bev, Bruce, Michael, their partners & the Pate family & fond auntie of all their families.

Aged 71 years

Always loved, never forgotten

Funeral & committal services for LYN will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (15TH JANUARY, 2021) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. All mourners are to abide by Covid rules and must register their attendance at the main entry of the Church. QR Code will be available to register by mobile phone. Members of Beehive & the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Cancer Council NSW directly through their website.

A livestream will be provided and able to view for 7 days. The link is        https://www.facebook.com/Techybird-103050884680863


CURREY (nee BURGAN): Margaret 22 December, 2020 peacefully at Tabulam Cottages, Portland. Of Wallerawang. Dearly loved wife of Bill (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Sally & Jon Lockhart, Kim & Jim Flynn, Peter & Orla Currey, much loved Grandma of Tom, Zac, Genie, Gabby, Billy & Ciaran, dear sister, sister-in-law & fond auntie of their families.

Aged 79 years.

Forever in our hearts.

Prayers for the repose of the soul of MARGARET will be offered in Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Lidsdale Street, Wallerawang ON FRIDAY (8TH JANUARY, 2021) AT 11.00AM.  At the conclusion of the prayers the cortege will proceed to the family grave in the Lawn portion of Pipers Flat Cemetery. Mourners are advised under the Public Health Act. they require the Service N.S.W app on their phone to scan the QR code to electronically log their attendance at the funeral.

A livestream will be provided and available to view for 7 days. The link is  https://www.facebook.com/Techybird-103050884680863


MORRIS (nee BECKHAUS): Faye Janice 22 December, 2020 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of South Bowenfels & formerly of Ingleburn. Dearly loved wife of Alan (dec), , loved mother & mother-in-law of Leanne & Jack, David, much loved Nan of Samantha & Ashleigh and ‘GG’ of Ivy, dear sister of Trish (dec), fond auntie of all her nieces & nephews.

Aged 83 years.

“I’ll be loving you always”

A private family service was held in the Chapel of Kerry Linegar Funerals followed by private cremation on Wednesday 30th December, 2020. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date.


WRIGHT:     Donald Joseph (Don)            22 December, 2020 peacefully at Blacktown Hospital. Formerly of Cullen Bullen, Blacktown & Caves Beach. Dearly loved husband of Betty (deceased), loved father & father-in-law of Mark & Henrietta, Paul & Kim, much loved Pop of Alexander & Thomas.

Aged 83 years.

May he rest in peace.

Graveside prayers for the repose of the soul of DON will be offered in the Catholic portion of Cullen Bullen Cemetery ON THURSDAY (31ST DECEMBER, 2020) AT 11.00AM.


CULLEN
Douglas Joseph

17.10.1930 ~ 16.12.2020
Aged 90 Years

Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, 16th December 2020. Formerly of Lowther, Ashbury & Bateau Bay.Dearly beloved father of Stephen, Catherine, David, Michael & Jane. Cherished grandfather to Timothy, Matthew, Michael, Patrick, Thomas, Sarah, Alixandra, Isabelle, Heather, Mackenzie, Riley, Lucy & Ruby. Loving partner of June. Missed by Judy, John and Peter and their families. Will also be sadly missed by all his extended family & friends.

In the loving arms of God.

To attend Doug’s Funeral Service on Wednesday 30.12.20 @ 10:30am in Blackheath, please RSVP by Thursday 24.12.20 to David Cullen 0408 972 317 or email cullendw@optusnet.com.au so we can make suitable arrangements under COVID-19 guidelines.

A livestream will be provided and available to view for 7 days. The link is  https://www.facebook.com/Techybird-103050884680863


BULKELEY:             Brian Douglas            23 December, 2020 peacefully at Tabulam Cottage, Portland. Formerly of Lithgow. Beloved husband of Jean (deceased), father of Robert & Sharon, Lesley & Paul, Mark, Lyn, loved Pop of Kim (deceased), Scott & Trin, Sean & Danni, Christopher & Garfield, Todd & Kristy, Craig & Stephanie, his 10 great grandchildren & 4 great great grandchildren.

In his 92nd year

Reunited with his beloved wife Jean

Respecting Brian’s wishes a private graveside service was held in Pipers Flat Cemetery on Tuesday 29th December, 2020.


MORRIS:   Norman Sidney (Dusty)  20 December, 2020  peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow.  Formerly of Marrangaroo.   Dearly loved husband of Judy (dec), dear brother of Freda (dec), Dulcie (dec), Allan, Edna, Ron, Olga, Margaret, Richard (dec), brother-in-law of their partners and uncle of their families.

Aged 86 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral & committal services for DUSTY will be held in the chapel of Norwood Park Crematorium, Bradwardine Road, Bathurst ON THURSDAY  (24TH December, 2020)  AT 11.00AM.


CUTTING (nee SHEPPEARD):     Daphne May              20 December, 2020 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Marrangaroo. Dearly loved wife of Norman (deceased), loved mother & mother-in-law of Joyce, Ian & Carol, Barry (deceased), much loved Nan of her grandchildren Barry-John & Craig and great grandchildren Harrison, Hunter, Ethan, Deacon & Ayden, loved sister of Myrtle & Joyce (both deceased), fond auntie & cousin of her family.

Aged 98 years.

Forever loved & always in our hearts.

A service for DAPHNE will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, LithgowON WEDNESDAY (23RD DECEMBER, 2020) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the Uniting No.2 portion of Lithgow Cemetery.


STRANEY (nee COLBRAN):  Noelene Elizabeth  6 December, 2020 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow.   Formerly of Portland.  Loving wife of Les, cherished mother & mother-in-law of Craig & Johanna, Suellen & David, much loved Ma of Jordan, Morgan, Jai, Hanna, Jacob, Juanita,  great grandmother of Evie, dear sister & sister-in-law of Barry & Marg Colbran (both dec), fond aunty of Ned.

Aged 79 years.

Forever in our hearts

Prayers for the repose of NOELENE’S soul will be offered in St. Vincent’s Catholic Church, Portland ON FRIDAY (11TH DECEMBER, 2020) AT 2.00PM.  At the conclusion of the prayers a private cremation will take place.  All mourners are to abide by Covid rules and must register their attendance at the main entry of the church.  QR code will be available to register by mobile phone.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to the National Heart Foundation of Australia directly through their website.


HARRIS:  Benton William  28 November, 2020 suddenly at Mudgee.  Of Mudgee.  Formerly of Lithgow. Adored son of Ian & Diana, son-in-law of John & Meredith.  Dearly loved partner of Tayla, loved father of Oaklyn, dear brother & brother-in-law of Jessica & Heath, loved uncle of their family

Aged 28 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for BENTON will be held in the Lithgow Civic Ballroom (Rec Hall) George Coates Avenue, Lithgow  ON  FRIDAY (11TH DECEMBER, 2020) AT 11.00AM  At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.   All mourners are to abide by Covid rules and must register their attendance at the main entry of the hall.  QR code will be available to register by mobile phone.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to Diabetes Australia Research directly through their website.                                                                                                 A livestream will be provided and available to view for 7 days. The link is

https://www.facebook.com/Techybird-103050884680863

NICHOLSON (nee TATAM):  Grace Heather  28 November, 2020 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Harry (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of  Heather & Milton Alston, Debbie & Joe Smith, much loved Grandma of Rachel & Mark, Ben & Jess, Luke & Tina, great grandmother of Lockie, Molly, Audrey, Hunter, Leo, Spencer, Hallie, dear sister & sister-in-law of Pam & Bob (dec), John & Faye (both dec) and auntie of their families.

Aged 86 years

Forever in our hearts

Due to social distancing requirements only 80 mourners, including family members, will be allowed to attend, therefore attendance will be by invitation only.


WILLIAMS: Ronald Hubert (Ronnie)  19 November, 2020 suddenly at Wentworth Falls.  Of Portland.   Dearly loved husband of Carol, loved father & father-in-law of Melissa & Jamie, Jodie & Frank, much loved Pop of Jordan, Mikaela, Bella, Nate, Ava, dear brother of Ellen, Valerie, Hilda, George and Michelle.

Aged 64 years

Forever in our hearts

A graveside service for Ronald was held at Portland Cemetery on Friday 27TH November, 2020.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to National Heart Foundation of Australia directly through their website.


WADE:          Matthew Jason (Matty)        21 November, 2020 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Beloved son of Warren & Patricia, loving brother & brother-in-law of Megan & Craig Hawkins, loved uncle of Brock & Morgan, loving nephew of Barry, Sandy, Lynette & their families,

Aged 50 years.

Finally at peace after a courageous fight.


A service for MATTY will be held ON FRIDAY (27TH NOVEMBER, 2020) AT 10.30AM. At the conclusion of the service private interment will take place. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered directly to Lithgow Hospital. Due to social distancing requirements, only 75 mourners will be allowed to attend, therefore attendance will be by invitation only A livestream will be provided and available to view for 7 days. The link is

https://www.facebook.com/Techybird-103050884680863

GILLARD (nee KEEGAN):             Coleen Nan                19th November, 2020 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Jack (deceased), loved mother & mother-in-law of Shae, Jackie, Peta & Clint, much loved Nan of Jacob, Keegan & Mitchell, dear sister of Geraldine, James, Patricia (all deceased), Michael & Beverley.

Aged 85 years.

Reunited with her beloved Jack.

Respecting Coleen’s wishes a private cremation was held on Wednesday 25th November, 2020.


SHARWOOD (nee FARRAR):  Laraine Edith  18 November, 2020 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Syd, loved mother & mother-in-law of Laraine & Laurie, Leanne & Tony (dec), Owen & Odette, Wayne & Kelly, much loved Nan & Graz of Matthew & Jessica, Tegan, Adam, Aimee, Stevie & Ethan, great grandmother of Nicholas, Fletcher, Evelyn, Lexie, dear sister of Malcolm and Denise.

Aged 80 years.

Forever in our hearts

A graveside service was held at Lithgow Cemetery for Laraine on Tuesday 24TH November, 2020.


BERNARDO:  Terry  7 November, 2020 peacefully at Lourdes Hospital, Dubbo.  Of Dubbo.  Formerly of Lithgow.  Cherished mother of Peter and Pardingotan, dear siter & sister-in-law and auntie of their families.

Aged 54 years.

Always remembered

A service for Terry was held in Christian Life Centre, Musket Parade, Lithgow followed by interment on Thursday 19TH November, 2020.


MILLISS:      Paul Francis              7th November, 2020 peacefully at his home in Lithgow. Beloved son of Ron ( deceased) & Beryl, loved brother & brother-in-law of Chris & Jodie, Mark & Renee, loving uncle of Rhiannon, Jayden, Alexander, Mackenzie & Fletcher, dear nephew of his aunt’s & uncles.

Aged 54 years.

Always in our hearts.

Funeral & committal services for PAUL will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON TUESDAY (24TH NOVEMBER, 2020) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Blue Mountains Hospital Rehabilitation Centre on 47846552.

Due to social distancing requirements, only 75 mourners will be allowed to attend. A livestream will be provided and available to view for 7 days. The link is

https://www.facebook.com/Techybird-103050884680863

PARKER: Robert Henry (Rob)    7 November, 2020 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Anne, loved father & father-in-law of Susan, Jeffrey & Paula, much loved Pop of Georgie & Ben, dear brother-in-law & fond uncle of their families.

Aged 85 years

Loved by all who knew him.

Funeral & committal services for ROBERT were held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow followed by private cremation on Tuesday 17th November, 2020.


BRESAC (nee GAVIN):  Margaret (Marg)  6 November,  2020 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow.  Of Lithgow.   Much loved wife of Otto (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Paul (dec) & Narelle, Cathy, Bernard & Bev, Gemma & Wayne Clarke, Peter & Debbie, Frances, Damien & Jay, much loved Nan of her 12 Grandchildren, and 9 great grandchildren, dear sister & sister-in-law of Kenneth & Jess, Lionel, Patricia (sister Catherine) and auntie of their families.

 Aged 86 years.

We can no longer see you with our eyes, Touch you with our hands,

But we feel you I our hearts forever

Reunited with Otto & Paul.

Requiem mass for the repose of Margaret’s soul was celebrated in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow followed by private cremation on Friday 13TH November, 2020.


MORRIS (nee FITZGERALD):  Marie Nesta  7 November, 2020 peacefully at Whiddon Nursing Home, Kelso.  Formerly of Wallerawang.  Dearly loved wife of Fred (dec), cherished mother & mother-in-law of Donna & Warren, Bronwyn & Steven, Michael & Ashleigh, much loved Nan of Scott & Samantha, Jarrad & Sarah, Ashleigh & Matthew, Jessica, Daniel (dec), Natalie & Chris, Ashton, Corbon, loving great grandmother of her great grandchildren, dear sister & sister-in-law of Dennis & Dianne, Athol & Evelyn (both dec), Dorothy (dec) and auntie of their families.

Aged 80 years

Forever in our hearts

Prayers for the repose of the soul of Marie were offered in Sacred Heart Catholic Church,  Lidsdale Street, Wallerawang followed by interment at Pipers Flat Cemetery on Friday 13TH November, 2020.


JOSEPH:       Dr. Anthony Vincent (Tony)

31.7.1927 – 3.11.2020

Aged 93 years

Died peacefully in Lithgow. Beloved husband of Elizabeth (deceased), much loved father and father-in-law of Anthony, Mark, Katrina, Loretta and their partners, grandfather (Jidi) and great-grandfather of their families. Treasured by his wider family and fondly remembered for his 50 year service as a General Practitioner to the community of Lithgow and surrounds.

The family is very grateful to Dr Hilton Brown and the staff of Three Tree Lodge for their care and attention during his stay.

Requiem mass for the repose of the soul of Dr. TONY will be celebrated ON THURSDAY (12TH NOVEMBER, 2020) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass private interment will take place. Due to social distancing requirements, only 100 mourners will be allowed to attend, therefore attendance will be by invitation only. A livestream will be provided and available to view for 7 days. The link is

https://www.facebook.com/Techybird-103050884680863

HATTON:     Barry Samuel             4 November, 2020 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Doreen, loved father & father-in-law of Colin & Toni, Therese Pearce, Kym & Peter Nicholson, much loved ‘Pop’ of Natasha, Jake (deceased), Benjamin, Jessica, Taylor, Blake & their families, dear brother of Pam Watson, dear brother-in-law & uncle of their families.

Aged 84 years.

May he rest in peace.

Prayers for the repose of the soul of BARRY will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (11TH NOVEMBER, 2020) AT 2.30PM. At the conclusion of the prayers private interment will take place. Due to social distancing requirements, only 100 mourners will be allowed to attend. A livestream will be provided and available to view for 7 days. The link is

https://www.facebook.com/Techybird-103050884680863

CUNNINGHAM: Geoffrey Dennis (Jeff )   30 October, 2020 peacefully at Elizabeth Gates Nursing Home, Singleton. Of Singleton & formerly of Lithgow. Dearly  loved husband of Dulcie (dec), loved father & father-in-law of Keith (dec), Colleen & Tony Taylor, much loved Grandpa of Dean & Heidi, Shaun & Kim, great grandfather of Blake, Luke, Joshua (dec), Zachary & Emily, dear brother, brother-in-law & fond uncle of their families.

In his 101st year.

 Forever in our hearts, sadly missed.

A graveside service for JEFF was held in the Catholic No.1 portion of Lithgow Cemetery on Monday 9th November, 2020.


EWER (nee MORGAN): Eileen   30 October, 2020 peacefully at Cooinda Aged Peoples Home, Lithgow. Of Lithgow & formerly of Orange. Dearly loved wife of Doug (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Barry & Sharon, Allan & Gail, Rhonda & Barry Kelly, Colin & Donna, Lance & Sue, Debbra & Robert Medlock, much loved ‘Nana’ of her grandchildren, great grandchildren & great great grandchildren, dear sister of Ivy Rowlands, Daphne Abrahams, Sylvia Bolton, Alva Wright, Reginald Morgan & twin May Carrol (all dec).  

Aged 93 years.

Dearly loved & sadly missed.

A service for EILEEN was held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow followed by private interment on Thursday 5th November, 2020.


ROBERTSON (nee HANDLEY):  Carol Edith  24 October, 2020 peacefully at Orange Base Hospital. Of Conowindra.   Formerly of Portland.  Much loved wife of Patrick (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Gordon (dec), James (dec), Geoff & Nalin, Tim, much loved Nana of Brendan, Mitchell, Chompoo, Elizabeth, dear sister & sister-in-law of Wayne & Hilda and auntie of their families.

Aged 75 years.

Forever in our hearts

Prayers for the repose of Carol’s soul were offered in St. Vincent’s Catholic Church, Portland followed by interment in Portland Cemetery on Wednesday (4TH November, 2020).


TEONG:        Alexander Herbert (Lex)     19 October, 2020 suddenly at his home in Portland. Beloved son of Len & Millie (both deceased), loved brother & brother-in-law of Garry, Robbie (deceased), Dianne & Frank (deceased) Hogan, loving uncle of his nieces and nephews.

Aged 68 years.

‘Gone fishing’.

Graveside prayers for the repose of the soul of LEX will be offered in the lawn portion of Portland Cemetery ON FRIDAY (30TH OCTOBER, 2020) AT 10.15AM.


ANDERSON  (nee SMITH):           Elvie Betty  21 October, 2020 peacefully at Westmead Hospital.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Ray (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Sheryl & Trevor Whittington, Rhonda & Joe Seychell, much loved Nan of her grandchildren Christopher, Lorren, Amy, Clare and of her great granddaughters Ruby, Aria.

Aged 86 Years

A service for Elvie was held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow followed by interment in Pipers Flat Cemetery on Wednesday 28TH October, 2020.


COOPER: Malcolm Jeffrey (Mal)   24 October, 2020 peacefully at Nepean Hospital, Kingswood. Of Lithgow & formerly of Swansea & Smithtown. Much loved father & grandfather of the families of Allan, Darryl, Vicki & Garry, dearly loved brother of Ernest (Mick), Colin (both dec), Elaine, Fay, Dawn, Betty, June, Albert (dec), fond brother-in-law & uncle of their families.

Aged 75 years

Forever in our hearts

Respecting Mal’s wishes private cremation has taken place.


MITCHELL: May Rita  21 October, 2020 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved daughter of Margaret & Robert (both dec), loved sister & sister-in-law of Nan & Gil Collins, Audrey & Tom Chivers (all dec), much loved aunt of Margaret & Graham Coote, Lyn & Colin Kelly, Carol & Don Farnsworth & their families.

Aged 88 years.

Forever in our hearts.

Funeral & committal services for MAY were held in the Chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Leura followed by cremation, on Tuesday 27th October, 2020.


DRAPER (nee KEEGAN):  Violet Thelma (Thelma)       18 October, 2020 peacefully at her home in Lithgow after a long illness. Dearly loved wife of Norman (deceased), loved mother & mother-in-law of Ron & Elaine (deceased), Colin (deceased) & Mary-Jane, Anne & Brett Simpson, Graeme & Kellie, Jeff & Melinda, much loved Grandma of her 13 grandchildren & 7 great grandchildren, dear sister of Linda Varty, Dot Brown, Frederick, Ruby Pye, James, Mary Duncan, Patricia Maccann, Lexie Harris, Hilton (all deceased), fond sister-in-law & auntie of their families.

Aged 92 years.

Forever in our hearts.

A service for THELMA will be held in the chapel of Norwood Park Crematorium, Bradwardine Road, Bathurst ON FRIDAY (23RD OCTOBER, 2020) AT 3.00PM. Due to social distancing requirements, a limited number of family and friends will be able to attend, therefore attendance will be by invitation only. A Live stream will be provided and the link is https://streaming.funeralsuite.com.au/e/rAV9ETaB

No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Salvation Army Australia and may be made directly to them via their website.


MISKIEWICZ: Stanislaw (Stan)  10 October, 2020 at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Anne (dec), loved father & father-in-law of Gerald (dec), Maria & Henry, Elizabeth & Tony, Michael, Anthony, Stany (dec), James & Phillippa, Catherine & Glenn, much loved Poppy of Craig, Zoe, Bonnie, Leroy, Adam, Erin, Asha, Josiah, Benjamin, Zachariah, Timothy, great grandfather of Tyler, Sienna, Chloe, Olivia, Lachlan, Clarabelle, Gwendolyn, Magdalena & Emilia, dear brother of Kazimera & Kazimiez (both dec).                 

Aged 96 years

                                 ‘Always in our Hearts’                             

Requiem mass for the repose of the soul of STAN will be celebrated ON FRIDAY (23RD OCTOBER, 2020) AT 12.00 O’Clock. At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass private interment will take place. Due to social distancing requirements only 100 mourners, including family members will be allowed to attend, therefore attendance will be by invitation only. A live stream will be provided and available to view for 7 days the link is:

https://www.facebook.com/Techybird-103050884680863

COLE: Robert Reginald (Bob)   11 October, 2020 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Cullen Bullen & formerly of Wollongong. Dearly  loved father & father-in-law of Robert, Lawson & Shaneqwa, loved former partner of Janette,  dear brother of Dennis, Ronald (both dec), Doug, Pam & fond brother-in-law & uncle of their families.

Aged 69 years.

 “A strong & spirited man”

A graveside service for ROBERT was held in the Lawn portion of Cullen Bullen Cemetery on Friday 16th October, 2020.


EVES (nee CASE): Merle Patricia     1 October, 2020 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Portland. Dearly loved wife of Roy (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Harold (dec) & Kerry, Elaine & Barry, Shirley & John (dec), much loved Nan of Mandy, Melissa, Craig, Nicole, Sally, Kellie, Chris, Mark & their partners, great Nan Mertle of her 21 great grandchildren & 2 great great grandchildren, dear sister & sister-in-law of Ett, Bert (both dec), Ivy, Shirley & Stan, fond aunty of their families.

Aged 91 years

Forever in our hearts

A service for MERLE was held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow followed by private cremation on Friday 9th October, 2020.


GRAHAM (nee KENWAY): Dulcie (Bonnie)  7 October, 2020 peacefully at Tabulam Cottages, Portland. Of Portland, NSW & formerly of Moriac, VIC. Dearly loved wife of Bill (dec), much loved Auntie ‘Bon’ of the Googh, Hatch, Graham & Straney Families.

Aged 96 years.

Loved by all who knew her.

A private service for DULCIE will be held ON WEDNESDAY (14TH OCTOBER, 2020) at 1.00PM followed by cremation. Due to social distancing requirements only 34 mourners, including family members will be allowed to attend, therefore attendance will be by invitation only. A live stream will be provided the link is:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86353980091?pwd=VDRYY1E3bjZEMEcwYkpicG1IU3kwZz09

Meeting ID: 863 5398 0091

Passcode: 642713

No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Cancer Research Foundation directly through their website.


MOORE (nee ROGERS):  Jill Dorothy  29 September, 2020 suddenly at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Camperdown. Of Portland.  Dearly loved wife of Michael (Red) (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of John & Tamara, Darren, Tina & Rod, much loved Nan of Jack, Mathew, Jenny, Nathan, Samuel, Carla, Sophie, John, Zuzana, dear sister of Frank (dec), June, Joy (dec), Anne, John, sister-in-law of their partners and auntie of their families.

Aged 74 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for Jill were held in St. Stephen’s Anglican Church, Portland followed by private cremation last Friday 9th October, 2020.


DOBLE:         Keven Grant              26 September, 2020 suddenly at Orange Base Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Carolyn, loved father, father-in-law, grandfather, brother, son-in-law, brother-in-law & uncle of his family.

‘Always in our hearts.’

Due to social distancing requirements, a limited number of family and friends will be able to attend, therefore attendance will be by invitation only. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Daffodil Cottage, Bathurst and may be made directly to them.


MILTON:  Harold Edward (Mick)  28 September, 2020 peacefully at home.  Of  Portland.  Much loved husband of Bev, cherished father & father-in-law of Milko & Beryl, Jennifer, Dorothy & Peter, Graeme & Kerrie, much loved Pop of his 12  grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandson, dear brother & brother-in -law of Audrey & Allen (both dec) and uncle of their family.

Aged 94 years.

Always with us

Funeral and committal services for Mick were held in St. John The Evangelist Church, Wallerawang followed by a private cremation last  Friday (2ND October, 2020)


COOK:          Kevin John (Cookie)             23 September, 2020 peacefully at Tanderra Nursing Home, Lithgow. Of Lithgow. Beloved son of William & Iris (both deceased), loving brother, brother-in-law & uncle of his family.

Aged 72 years.

Privately cremated.


THOMAS:      Victor James (Jim)                 26 September, 2020 at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Father of Scott & Allison and their families, loved brother & brother-in-law of Diane & Jeff Stait, Robert & Anne, fond uncle & cousin of his family, loved friend of May.

Aged 69 years.

‘Gone fishing’.

Respecting Jim’s wishes private cremation has taken place.


ROBERTSON (nee TATTERSALL): June  16 September, 2020 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Richard “Sugar” (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Allan & Tanya, Sharon & Ian, Robert, Shane & Petrina, much loved Nan of Rochelle, Nathan, Adam, Chantelle, Bianca, Mikayla, Tamika & great Nan of Mackenzie & Oliver, dear sister, sister-in-law & fond auntie of their families.  

Aged 75 years.

Forever in our hearts

A private service for JUNE will be held ON WEDNESDAY (23rd SEPTEMBER, 2020) at 11.00AM followed by private interment. Due to social distancing requirements only 75 mourners, including family members,will be allowed to attend, therefore attendance will be by invitation only.  A live stream will be provided and available for 7 days. The link is;

https://www.facebook.com/Techybird-103050884680863

McKIE:      John Gilbert (Jock)  9 September, 2020  peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Lithgow. Formerly of Katoomba.  Much loved husband of Joan, loved father & father-in-law of David (dec), Andy & Megan, Ian & Linda, much loved Pop of Jessica, Leila, Hannah, Evan, Hamish, Bella, Tyler &  dear brother & brother-in-law of  Betty & Roy (both dec), Margaret & Vic and uncle of their families.

Aged 90 years

A great Innings!  Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for Jock were held in the West Chapel  of Pinegrove Memorial Park, Kington Street, Minchinbury  last Wednesday 16th September, 2020.


McKENNA (nee HOSKING): Tarrin Louise (Taz)          29 August, 2020 unexpectedly at her home. Of Western Sydney & formerly of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Jason, loved mother of Braden, Kaylee & Marcus, much loved daughter of Berenice & Geoffrey, adored sister & sister-in-law of Danielle & Steve, Brett & Vina, twin sister of Jessica & Matt, Lisa McKenna & auntie of their families.

Aged 35 years.

 Forever in our hearts.

A service for TARRIN was held in the Christian Life Centre, Musket Parade, Lithgow followed by private cremation on Friday, 11th September, 2020.


WINNARD (nee WEEKES): Julie Ann     1 September, 2020 peacefully at Lithgow Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Bob, loved mother & mother-in-law of Jason & Annette, Jody & Adam, Adam & Teresa, Michael & Holly, Jana & Bree, much loved “Nanny Bangles of Chris, Dylan, Zoe, Eric, Daniel, Ashleigh, Olivia, Ashton, Ben, River, Serenity, Annabelle, Josh, Dessaray, Braxton, Lilly, Isaac, Jordon & Eli, dear sister & sister-in-law of Michael & Sue (dec) Weekes, Margaret Winnard & Carolyn & Terry (dec) Sharp & fond auntie of their families.

Aged 63 years

Forever in our hearts

A service for JULIE was held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow followed by private cremation on Thursday 10th September, 2020. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Daffodil Cottage, Bathurst by contacting them directly.


TILLEY (nee HOGAN):  Daphne Joyce (Daph)  31 August, 2020 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Tanderra Nursing Home, Lithgow.   Formerly of Cullen Bullen.  Loved wife of Colin (dec), dear mother & mother-in-law of Bill & Betty, Bob (dec), Fred & Kim, much loved Nan of Leesa, Craig, Jason, Courtney, Dallas, Cameron and their partners, great grandmother of her great grandchildren, dear sister of Clarence, Elsie, Maggie (all dec), Phyllis, sister-in-law of their partners and auntie of their families.

Aged 95 years

Always remembered

A private graveside service at Cullen Bullen Cemetery for Daphne was held on Monday 7TH September, 2020.


GRIFFITHS:   Benjamin William (Ben)  2 September, 2020  peacefully surrounded by his family at home. Of Lithgow.  Loving husband of Christine, loved father of Darren (dec) and Paul, much loved Pop of Stevie-Lee and great grandfather of Landyn-Darren, dear brother & brother-in-law of Garry & Robyn, Kathleen (dec) & Claude, Jeff & Janine, Joseph (dec) and uncle of their families.

Aged 67 years

For we will always love you dearly

Respecting Ben’s wishes a private cremation took place on Friday 4th September, 2020.


LEARD:         Graeme George (Leardy)                 21 August, 2020 suddenly and unexpectedly. Of Lithgow & formerly of Mannering Park. Dearly loved husband of Lynne, loved father & father-in-law of Jess & Dan, and Millie, beloved son of Colin & Jean (both deceased), loving son-in-law of Warren & Patricia, dear brother, brother-in-law & uncle of his family.

Aged 58 years.

Forever loved.

Prayers for GRAEME will be offered ON TUESDAY (1ST SEPTEMBER, 2020) AT 11.00AM followed by private cremation. Due to social distancing requirements only 100 mourners, including family members, will be allowed to attend, therefore attendance will be by invitation only. A live stream will be provided and available for 7 days. The link is;  

https://www.facebook.com/Techybird-103050884680863

KEOGH: Christopher (Chris)         6 August, 2020 unexpectedly at his home. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved son of Allen Keogh, Rosanne & John Goggin, much loved brother & brother-in-law of Steven & Joyce, loved nephew & cousin of his family.

Aged 45 years

Forever in our Hearts

Prayers for the repose of the soul of CHRIS will be offered in St Patrick’s Catholic Church Mort Street, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (20TH AUGUST, 2020) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the prayers a private cremation will take place. Due to social distancing requirements only 100 mourners, including family members will be allowed into the Church, attendance at the Church will be by invitation only.  A live stream will be provided and available to view for 7 days. The link is;

https://www.facebook.com/Techybird-103050884680863

No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Beyond Blue directly through their website.


KIDDLE (nee WILKINS):               Ethel Jane      6 August, 2020 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Jack (deceased), loved mother & mother-in-law of Lorraine & Gordon Ballantyne, Cheryl & Danny Ballantyne, Gail & Ron (deceased) Graham, much loved Nanna of Theresa, Debbie, Belinda, Kimberly, Scott, Tony, Shane and their families, dear sister of Maud Neville (Ethel’s twin), Roma Isbester (both deceased), Edith Morgan, Bob & John.

Aged 95 years.

In God’s care.

A service for ETHEL was held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow followed by private cremation on Tuesday, 11th August, 2020.


McDONALD: Ross Anthony 3 August, 2020 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow & formerly of Mudgee. Dearly loved husband of Coralie (dec), loved brother & brother-in-law of Daphne & Bernard, Peter, John & Rhonda, Denis (all deceased), Jan, Joy & their families.

           Aged 78 years

           May he rest in peace

Prayers for the repose of the soul of ROSS were offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow followed by private cremation on Wednesday 5th August, 2020.


DEACON (nee SCARLETT): Catherine Anne (Anne) 25 July, 2020 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of John, loved mother & mother-in-law of Glenda & Trevor (dec) Winterbottom, Kerrie & Stewart Gibson (Mudgee), much loved Nan of Matthew & Jasmine, Brianna & Sam, Jarred & Libby, Deneille & Adam and great Nan of Joshua & Macie, loving sister of Jennifer & Bert Norris (both dec)(Camden), loved sister-in-law of Coral Scarlett (Camden) & Victor Deacon (dec) and fond auntie of their families.

Aged 83 years.

     Forever loved & cherished

A service for ANNE was held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (30TH JULY, 2020) followed by private interment.  


COLLINS: Sue Anne (Susie)  26 July, 2020 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Lithgow.  Loved daughter of her devoted parents Bill & Gladys (both dec), loved and cherished sister of Jeff, Lynn, Michelle, Pam, Rae (dec), Ian, Robyn, Garry, Greg, Dib and sister-in-law of their partners, loved auntie of their families.

Aged 60 Years

Reunited with Mum & Dad

A service for Susie was held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow followed by interment in Lithgow Cemetery on Friday 31ST July, 2020.


SHEATHER (nee PILLANS): Briony Rebecca      26 July, 2020 peacefully at Lithgow Hospital after a courageous & determined battle with breast cancer. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Mark, loved mother of Lydia & Eadie, much loved daughter & daughter-in-law of Cathy & John, Robert & Margaret, dear sister & sister-in-law of Laura & Warren, Gemma, Michelle & Jeremy, Andrew, adored granddaughter of Joan Pillans & fond niece & auntie of her family, loved by Jody, Lynn & Brett.

Aged 36 years

“You brightened up our lives”

A private service for BRIONY will be held on Friday (31st July, 2020) at 2.30pm followed by private cremation. Due to social distancing requirements attendance will be by invitation only. A live stream will be provided and available to view for 7 days. The link is;

https://www.facebook.com/Techybird-103050884680863

No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the McGrath Foundation directly through their website.


BERWICK (nee ROZANKOVIC):  Nena  21 July 2020 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Bob, loving mother of Kristina, John, much loved Nan of Melony, a dear sister & sister-in-law and auntie of their families.

 Aged 84 years.

So dearly loved, so sadly missed

Requiem mass for the repose of Nena’s soul was celebrated in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow followed by interment in Lithgow Cemetery on Tuesday 28TH July, 2020.


GLENCORSE:          Phillip Arthur (Phill)            26 July, 2020 peacefully at Gosford Hospital after a long illness. Of Gosford & formerly of Wallerawang. Dearly loved son of George & Helen (deceased), loved brother & brother-in-law of Stephen & Jill, Greg & Robyn-Joy and their families, loving partner of Michael Jackson-Hope (deceased),

Aged 60 years.

At peace.

Privately cremated.


MORRIS: John Stanley  26 July, 2020 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow & formerly of Narooma. Dearly loved husband of Margaret, loved father & father-in-law of Steven & Paulean, Gregory & Janet, David & Denise, Wayne & Sharon, much loved Pop of Luke, Sam, Ben, Andrew, Lee (dec), Emma, Daniel, Mark, Amy, Josh, Sophie & their families, dear brother of Colin, Wayne (both dec), Margaret Tunks, brother-in-law  and fond uncle of their families.

Aged 85 years.

Forever in our hearts

A private service for JOHN was held ON FRIDAY (31ST JULY, 2020) AT 10.00AM. Followed by private cremation. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Cancer Research Foundation and can be made directly through their website.


ROSS:             Kathleen Mary (Kay)           23 July, 2020 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Beloved daughter of Alan & Eileen Ross (both deceased).

Aged 82 years.

Forever loved & always in our hearts.

Respecting KAY’S wishes, private cremation has taken place.


HALL:        PATRICK GLENN (GLENN)  22 July, 2020 peacefully surrounded by his loving family at home.  Of  Wallerawang.  Dearly loved husband of Jan, loved father & father-in-law of Melissa & Theresa, Sally & Glenn, much loved Granddad of Corrina, dear brother & brother-in-law of Colin & Margaret (both dec), Veronica & Thomas (both dec), Judy & Charles, Michael & Sue (dec), Peter & Jill and uncle of their families.

Aged 77 years

Always our hero

Prayers for the repose of the soul of Glenn were offered in Sacred Heart Catholic Church,  Lidsdale Street, Wallerawang followed by private cremation on Monday 27TH July, 2020.


FIELDS: Kim            24th July 2020, peacefully at Sydney and formerly of Lithgow. Much loved husband of Daphne (deceased) and Janice, loved father and father-in-law of Roslyn and Gary, Elise (deceased) and Bernie, Adrian and Heather, Fenella and Chris, adored “Doc” of eight grandchildren and eight great grandchildren, dear brother of George (deceased).

Aged 97 years.

A true gentleman and long serving doctor to the Lithgow community.

Privately cremated.


KING: (nee GOODE): Doreen May  9 July, 2020 peacefully at Tanderra Nursing Home, Lithgow.  Of  Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of  Bill King (dec) & James Abberton (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Bob, Lorranine, Bruce (dec) & Lorraine, Pam & Ray, Patricia (dec), Gary & Brenda, Linda & David, Jim & Cathy, much loved Nan of her grandchildren, great grandchildren & great great grandchildren, dear sister & sister-in-law and auntie of their families

Aged 88 years.

Well done good and faithful servant

A service for Doreen was held in Lithgow Christian Fellowship Church, Longworth Street, Lithgow followed by interment in Lithgow Cemetery last Wednesday 15th July, 2020.


OSLAND:  Victor Alfred  (Vic)  7 July, 2020 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow.  Of Lithgow Loving husband of Shirley, loved father & father-in-law of Cheryl & Phil, Wayne & Tanya, much loved Pop of Dylan, Jessica, Stephanie, Harley, Chad, great grandfather of Savannah, Layla, Maxwell, Harvey, dear brother of Shirley and uncle of their families.

 Aged 90 years.

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for Victor were held in the Chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura on Monday 13TH July, 2020.


SULLIVAN:              Denis Roderic            3 July, 2020 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow. Of Wallerawang. Dearly loved husband of Desiree, father of his children & their families, loved brother, brother-in-law & uncle of the Sullivan and Whitty families.

In his 94th year.

‘A very loving man’

A service for DENIS was held in the Wallerawang Uniting Church, Commens Street, Wallerawang followed by interment in the Pipers Flat Lawn Cemetery last Friday (10th July, 2020).


KIRK (nee PRESTON):       Ruby May      29 June, 2020 peacefully at Belmont Hospital. Formerly of Mount Wilson. Dearly loved wife of Albert (deceased), loved mother & mother-in-law of Janet & Albert Foggett, Gai & Ron Davies (both deceased), Kathleen & Richard Mara, Loris & Rick, much loved Nan of her 9 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren, 7 great-great grandchildren, dear sister, sister-in-law & auntie of her family.

In her 102nd year.

Forever in our hearts.

A service for RUBY was held in the Anglican Church of St. George, Mount Wilson followed by interment in the adjoining churchyard cemetery on Thursday (9th July, 2020).


THOMPSON:           Kenneth James (Ken)           29 June, 2020 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Bronwyn, loved father & father-in-law of Ryan, Melissa & Lee Nutter, Anne-Maree & Lee Brownrigg, Robyn & Bruce Morton, Geanette Harris, Donna & David Townsend, much loved ‘Pa’ of his grandchildren & great grandchildren, dear brother of Daphne Willcocks, Edna Ogle (both deceased), Neville (Perth), fond brother-in-law & uncle of their families.

Aged 86 years.

A true gentle-man.

“Ride like the wind”

A service for KEN will be held in the chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura ON FRIDAY (10TH JULY, 2020) AT 11.00AM. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Lung Foundation directly through their website. Due to social distancing requirements only 34 mourners, including family members, will be allowed into the chapel. The service will also be Live Streamed. Please contact Kerry Linegar Funerals for the Live Stream Link.


OKON: Bernard Patrick (Boo)  30 June, 2020 surrounded by his loving family at Nepean Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved father & father-in-law of Grant & Kat, Tom & Alicia, Eliza & Casey, Simon & Tilley, Louis, Martin & Hayley, Ben, much loved Papa of Jasmine, Sara & Hamish, much loved son of Pat & John, dear brother & brother-in-law of Maria, Martin, Phil, Tim (dec), Kate & Gary Clark, Chris (dec), Anne & Phil Colvin & fond uncle of their families.

Aged 56 years

Reunited with Cos & Tim

Forever in our Hearts

Requiem mass for the repose of the soul of BOO will be celebrated in St Patrick’s Catholic Church Mort Street, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (8TH JULY, 2020) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass private interment will take place.

Due to social distancing requirements only 100 mourners, including family members will be allowed into the Church. Due To the number of family members, attendance at the Church will be by invitation only.

A live stream will be provided and available to view for 7 days and the link is;https://www.facebook.com/Techybird-103050884680863


RAINSFORD (nee ENGLISH):      Valerie Margaret      30 June, 2020 peacefully at Merrylands. Loving friend of Joe, dear mother & mother-in-law of Peter & June, Fiona & Tim, David & Sandi, Paul (Dommie) (deceased) & Kathy, ‘Grandma” of Tabitha, Jared, Benny, Hannah, Sophie, Jack & Erin, former wife of John, sister, sister-in-law & auntie of her family.

Aged 81 years.

A graveside service for VALERIE will be held in the lawn portion of Pipers Flat Cemetery ON TUESDAY (7TH JULY, 2020) AT 12.00 O’CLOCK.


SPEIRS (nee WALSH):       Julie Anne      29 June, 2020 suddenly at Dubbo Base Hospital. Of Cullen Bullen. Dearly loved wife of Ross, loved mother of Bronwen & Nathan, much loved Grandma of Angus, Hamish & Charlotte, loved sister of Bronwen (deceased), Vicki, Stephen & Geoffrey, fond sister-in-law & auntie of their families.

Aged 71 years.

Forever loved and always in our hearts.

A service for JULIE will be held in the chapel of Norwood Park Crematorium, Bradwardine Road, Bathurst ON TUESDAY (7TH JULY, 2020) AT 11.00AM. Members of the Cullen Bullen Progress Association are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the National Stroke Foundation directly through their website.

Due to social distancing requirements only 19 mourners, including family members, will be allowed into the chapel. As such mourners are welcome to stand outside, provided they adhere to the social distancing requirements.


FRANCIS: Inez Vera           28 June, 2020 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved sister of Harry, Vivien, Derek (all dec) and twin sister of Shirley Schurr, much loved sister-in-law, aunt & great aunt of their families.

Aged 87 years.

Forever in our hearts.

A private service for INEZ was held in the chapel of Kerry Linegar Funerals on 3rd July, 2020 followed by private cremation.


LANE:            Jean Elizabeth           21 June, 2020 peacefully at Cooinda (Lithgow Aged Care). Of Lithgow. Dear sister & sister-in-law of Gorrie & Rieky, Charlie & Win (both deceased) & Beryl (deceased), fond auntie of their families.

Aged 97 years.

Sadly missed.

A service for JEAN was held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow followed by a private cremation last on 30th June, 2020.


BRADFORD: Robert William (Rooster) 19 June, 2020 suddenly at Robina Hospital, QLD. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved father & father-in-law of Steven & Shannon, Craig & Katrina, Alison & Paul, Amanda & Jason much loved Poppa of Vinnie, Lex, Freya, Liam, Mitchell, Kyle, Luke, Lauren, Jessica, Jake, Samantha, Charlotte, Ruby, Tiger, Rory, dear brother, brother-in-law & fond uncle of their families.

     Aged 71 years

    Forever in our hearts

A service for ROBERT will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church ON FRIDAY (26th JUNE, 2020) AT 10.00AM. At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the Lawn No.2 portion of Lithgow Cemetery. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Dementia Australia and can be donated directly through their website.

Due to social distancing requirements only 75 mourners, including family members, will be allowed into the Church. As such mourners are welcome to stand outside, provided they adhere to the social distancing requirements.


KING:            Herbert Cecil (Cecil)             17 June, 2020 peacefully at Cooinda (Lithgow Aged Care). Of Lithgow & formerly of Oberon. Dearly loved husband of Marjorie, loved father & father-in-law of Darren & Tracey, Charmaine (deceased), Andrew & Alison, Rene & Melanie, loving Pop of his grandchildren Todd & Maddie, Alana & Andrew, Gemma, Jacinda, Jared, Danielle & Luke, Phoenix, Lorelei and of his great grandchildren Adele, Emmery & Mallorie, dear brother of Buddy, Daphne Pryor, Joan King (deceased), Beryl Foley, David (deceased), Russell, Sue King, Tony (deceased), fond brother-in-law & uncle of their families.

Aged 84 years.

‘Mechanical library gone sleeping.’

A service for CECIL KING will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (24TH JUNE, 2020) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the service private interment will take place. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Lithgow Aged Care and can be donated directly at 38 Maple Crescent, Lithgow. N.S.W. 2790.

Due to social distancing requirements only 75 mourners, including family members, will be allowed into the church. As such mourners are welcome to stand outside, provided they adhere to the social distancing requirements. The service will also be Live Streamed – the link to view the Live Stream is:
https://www.facebook.com/Techybird-103050884680863   


JOHNSTON (nee CAFE): Hazel Ruby 8 June, 2020 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Les (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Brian, Pamela & John, much loved Grandma of Damien, Shannon & Donna, dear sister, sister-in-law & adored auntie of their families.

In her 100th year

   Forever in our hearts.

Funeral & committal services for Hazel were held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow followed by cremation on Friday 12th June, 2020.


WHITE (nee SHADBOLT):            Doreen Joyce O.A.M.           7 June, 2020 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Dennis (deceased), loved mother & mother-in-law of Steven & Diane, Richard & Christine, much loved ‘Nan’ of her grandchildren & great grandchildren, dear sister of Nobby (deceased) & Frances, fond sister-in-law & auntie of their families.

In her 93rd year.

Forever in our hearts.

A service for DOREEN was held in St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Lithgow followed by interment in Lithgow Cemetery on Friday, 12th June, 2020.


BOWEN: Fraser Lindsay  18 May, 2020 unexpectedly at ‘Carranya’. Of Kanimbla Valley. Dearly loved son of Nancy & Keith (both dec), adored brother & brother-in-law of Jill & Jack, Heather & Ian, much loved uncle of Craig, Scott, Janelle, Vicki, Rodney, Leanne & their families.

Aged 72 years.

Forever in our hearts

Funeral & committal services for Fraser were held in the Chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura on Friday 5th June, 2020.


HEATH: Alister Douglas (Big Al)  23 May, 2020 tragically at Portland. Of Portland & formerly of Kurrajong & Tasmania. Dearly loved husband of Karen, loved father of Eleanor, William, Rosanagh, Alexander, Aimee, Katherine, David & their partners, much loved Grandad of Zoey, Trinity, Ashlea, Liam, Tyler, Isla, Olivia, Hannah & Orion, dear brother & brother-in-law of Andrea & Angelo, Julian (dec).

Aged 59 years.

Caru Ti

Funeral & committal services for Alister were held in the Chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura on Thursday 4th June, 2020.Donations in memory of Alister could be considered to Beyond Blue through their website.


BURROWS:  Joseph Edward (Ted) 31 May, 2020 peacefully at Cooinda Aged Peoples Home, Lithgow. Of Portland. Dearly loved husband of Colleen (dec), loved father & father-in-law of Deborah (dec), Rhonda & Stephen, Tony, much loved Pop of Jade, Jessica, Isaac & their partners, great grandfather of Shontay, Alirah, dear brother & brother-in-law of Allen & Joyce (both dec) & fond uncle of their family.

Aged 89 years.

Forever in our hearts.

Funeral & committal services for Ted were held in the Chapel of Norwood Park Crematorium, Bradwardine Road, Bathurst on Thursday 4th June, 2020.


BECK: Robert Patrick (Bob)     25 May, 2020 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Wallerawang. Dearly loved husband of Dorothy (dec), loved father & father-in-law of Robbie & Anthea, much loved Pop of Harley, Jorden & Kobie, dear brother & brother-in-law of Judy & Terry Sheppeard, Maureen & Wayne Millar, fond uncle of David, Leanne, Belinda & Jodie.

Aged 79 years

       Soaring with the eagles.

Prayers for the repose of the soul of Robert were offered in Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Wallerawang followed by private cremation on Wednesday 3rd June, 2020.


AINSWORTH (nee THOMPSON): Joycelyn Adele (Joyce)   25 May, 2020 peacefully at Cooinda Aged Peoples Home,Lithgow. Formerly of Mt. Victoria.  Dearly loved wife of Dennis (dec), loved sister & sister-in-law of Marie (dec) & Peter, Shirley (dec) & Pat (dec), Jack & Elaine (dec), Doris & Lionel (dec), Geoffrey (dec) & Barbara, Robert & Marion and sister-in-law of the Ainsworth family, loved auntie of their families.

Aged 84 years.

Rest In Peace

A graveside service was held in Blackheath Cemetery on Tuesday  2nd June, 2020.


LANG (Nee MEECHAN):   Margaret Ellen (Maggie)   23 May, 2020  peacefully at home with her loving family. Dearly loved and cherished wife of John, loving mother and mother-in-law of Andrew & Liz, Janey & Allan and Kenneth (deceased), much devoted and loved Nan of Daniel, Erin, Sofie & Rebecca and their partners, Great Grandma (Maggie) to Parker, Ava, Cohen and Jack.

Aged 80 years

Forever loved and in our hearts.

Funeral & committal services for Maggie were held in the Chapel of Norwood Park Crematorium  Bradwardine Road, Bathurst on Monday 1st June, 2020.


NORTHEY:  Garry Bruce (Gaz)  15 May, 2020 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved partner of Vicki, loved father & father-in-law of Damien, Tony & Zoe, Jaime, Ashlee & Wes, much loved Pop of his 11 grandchildren, dear brother & brother-in-law of Terry & Cheryl, Allan (dec), Barbara, Pat & Shane, Darryl (dec), Vicki & Bryan, Debbie & Monty, Fay and fond uncle of  their families.

Aged 62 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for Garry were held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow on Friday 29TH May, 2020.


COX (nee CHICK):  Heather Katherine  22 May, 2020 peacefully at Tanderra Nursing Home, Lithgow.   Dearly loved wife of Bob (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of  Brenda & Gary, Alison & Victor, fond Granny of her 5 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren, dear sister of  Barbara and Peter (both dec)

 Aged 90 years.

Finally at peace

Funeral and committal services for Heather were held in the Chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura on Thursday 28TH May, 2020.


GLEESON (nee LOWE):  Ellen Clare  14 May, 2020 peacefully at Bathurst Base Hospital. Of Portland.  Formerly of Camden.  Dearly loved wife of Arthur.

Aged 78 years.

Forever in our hearts

Prayers for the repose of Ellen’s soul were offered in St. Vincent’s Catholic Church, Portland followed by interment in Portland Cemetery on Friday 22ND May, 2020.


ADDISON (nee BEYNON): Shirley Patricia   16 May, 2020 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Garth (dec), loved sister & sister-in-law of Fay & George Quinell, Trevor Beynon.

Aged 92 years.

  Forever in our hearts.

Funeral & committal services for Shirley were held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow followed by cremation on Friday 22nd May, 2020.


COCK :  Albert Rex  (Rex) 12 May, 2020 peacefully at Tanderra Nursing Home, Lithgow. Formerly of Wallerawang.  Much loved husband of Eleanor (dec), much loved father & father-in-law of Susan & Ben, David & Sharon, Christopher & Linda (dec), Carol (dec), Jill & Greg, loving grandpa  of Neil & Ally, Megan & Matt, Ryan, Katie, great grandfather of his grandchildren, dear brother & brother-in-law of  Dulcie, Alfred (dec), Allan & Myra, Malcolm & Shirley (both dec) and uncle of their families.

Aged 83 years

Always remembered

Funeral & committal services for Rex were held in the chapel of Norwood Park Crematorium, Bathurst on Tuesday 19TH May, 2020.


O’NEILL: Kevin Joseph      9 May, 2020 at Lithgow District Hospital surrounded by his loving family. Of Hampton and formerly of Port Kembla. Dearly loved partner of Noleen, loved father & father-in-law of John & Simone, Janelle & Brennan (dec), Daniel, Conor, Bethany & Nicole, much loved grandfather of Mark, Melanie, Luke, Ben, Aaron, Michael, David, Karly and great grandfather of Tyler & Chloe, dear brother & brother-in-law of Mary & Robert Lowe & fond uncle of their family.

Aged 78 years.

Forever in our hearts.

Prayers for the repose of the soul of Kevin were offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Lithgow followed by interment in Lowther Cemetery on Friday, 15th May, 2020.


DAVIS (nee SHEPPEARD):  Beryl Frances (Bub)   27 April, 2020 suddenly at home.  Of Oakey Park, Lithgow.   Dearly loved wife of Ray, loved mother & mother-in-law of Gary (dec), Lee & Graham Higgins, Darryl & Rose, much loved Nan of Carina, Scott, Alana, Tayla, Paige, Kyle, Samantha, Ebony, great grandmother of Aleeyah, Jayla, Harrison, Kara, Amelia, Jacob, Fletcher, Alaska, Huxton, dear sister & sister-in-law of Harry & Nita (dec), Phyllis, Gai, Billy & Beryl and fond auntie of their families.

Aged 81 years

Will always be in our hearts

A graveside service for Beryl was held on Monday 4TH May 2020.


KILBY:  Eric  27 April, 2020 peacefully at Cooinda Aged Peoples Home, Lithgow.  Formerly of  Bowenfels, Lithgow.  Dearly loved Brother & brother-in-law of Dulcie & Roger (dec) Lloyd (Beckenham WA), Robert & Elizabeth (Lithgow).

Aged 86 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral & committal services for Eric were held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow  on Friday 1ST May, 2020.


KENT:  Ernest (Ernie)  24 April, 2020 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of “Melrose” Wallerawang.  Loving friend of all his carers and fellow housemates at Melrose.

Aged 77 years.

Forever in our hearts

A graveside service for Ernest was held on Thursday 30TH April, 2020.


LOCKLEY: Arthur William  24 April, 2020 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow. Of Portland & formerly of Springwood & Petersham. Beloved husband of Ruth, adored father & father-in-law of Catherine & Brett Jeffers, Gavin & Renae, much loved Grandpa of Gabriel, William & Eleanor.

Aged 87 years.

Nature’s gentleman

    Together then, now and always

Funeral & committal services for Arthur were held in the Chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura on Thursday 30th April, 2020.


JOHNSON (nee TESORIERO):     Anita Barbara           20 April, 2020 at St. George Hospital, Kogarah. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Sam, cherished mum of Cody & Mikayla, beloved daughter of Guy & Barbara, loved sister of Ben, dear daughter-in-law of Bob & Kerry, fond sister-in-law of Casey & Maryam and Harry.

Aged 42 years.

Forever loved and always missed.

Requiem Mass for ANITA was celebrated in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Lithgow followed by cremation on Wednesday, 29th April, 2020.


WADDS: Margaret Susan 28 July 1924 – 20 April 2020 peacefully in Lithgow. Formerly of Guildford, Mosman & Springwood.

Aged 95 years

Jesus said, “I go to prepare a place for you” John 14:3

Privately Cremated.


CASEY:         Aubrey James (Aub)             19 April, 2020 at Bathurst. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved father & father-in-law of Greg (deceased) & Katrina, Karen & Barry (deceased) Gill, Kevin & Leanne, Virginia & Rick Young, much loved Pop of Aaron, Robbie, Angie, Adam, Nathan, Chris, Luke, Brittany, Mark (deceased), Erin & their families, dear brother of Kevin (deceased), Roley (deceased), Ian, Clive, Norma (deceased) & Carmel, fond brother-in-law & uncle of their families.

Aged 83 years.

Always in our hearts.

Prayers for AUB CASEY were offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Lithgow followed by interment in Lithgow Cemetery on Friday, 24th April, 2020.


SIMPSON:  Elizabeth Whitworth (Betty)  20 April, 2020 peacefully at Groves House Residential Care, Cardiff.  Formerly of Lithgow.  Long term employee of the Commonwealth Bank, Lithgow.

Aged 90 years

To be with Christ; which is far better.

Philippians 1 v 23b

A graveside service for Betty was held on Friday, 24TH April, 2020


WALSH (nee SEACH): Patricia Margaret (Pat)  18 April, 2020 peacefully at Tabulam Cottages, Portland. Of Clarence & formerly of Portland. Dearly loved wife of Joseph (dec) & much loved partner of Herb (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Julie & Ross, Bronwen (dec), Vicki & Lance (dec), Stephen & Rhonda, Geoffrey & Marie, much loved ‘Nana Pat’ of her 15 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren & 10 great great grandchildren, dear sister, sister-in-law & fond auntie of her family.

Aged 91 years.

Forever in our hearts

A service for Patricia was held in the Chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura on Thursday 23rd April, 2020.


CONRAN (nee ALBRECHT):  Carmel  10 April, 2020 peacefully at Yallambee Village, Revesby.  Formerly of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Desmond (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Melissa & Sean, Louise, Peter, Frances & Michael, much loved Nan of Josh, Mat, Jake, Samantha, Olivia, Madison, Chloe, Bodie,  Rachel, Indiana, Sophie and Harry, great grandmother of 2 great granddaughters, dear sister & sister-in-law of Patricia, Mary & John, Peter & Narelle and auntie of their families.

 Aged 81 years.

Forever in our hearts

Requiem mass for the repose of Carmel’s soul was celebrated in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow followed by private cremation on Tuesday 21ST April, 2020.  A memorial service for Carmel will be announced at a later date.


DRURY:     Leslie Bruce (Les)  11 April, 2020 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved husband of Joan, loved father & father-in-law of Gary (deceased) & Margaret, Donna & Michael Quinn, adored Poppy of Jessie, Tim, Melanie, Jacob, Jason, Stars and Rebecca, Great Poppy of Isabelle, dear brother & brother-in-law and fond uncle of their families.

Aged 77 Years

Loved Forever

A service for Les was held in St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Roy Street Lithgow followed by private interment on Monday 20th April, 2020.


CARLIN: Allen John   8 April, 2020 peacefully at Westmead Hospital. Of  Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Shirley (dec), loved father & father-in-law of Marty & Sharon, much loved grandfather of Curtis, Alyssa & Sophie, dear brother of Christopher (dec), Jim & fond brother-in-law & uncle of their families.

Aged 88 years.

 Forever in our hearts.

A graveside service for Allen was held in the Lawn No.1 portion of Lithgow Cemetery on Friday 17th April, 2020. A memorial service will be announced at a later date.


SCHURR: Andrew George (George)         8 April, 2020 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge, Bowenfels. Of Lithgow formerly of Rifle Parade. Dearly loved  husband of Shirley, loved father & father-in-law of Deborah & David Grant, Joanne & Jairo Rojas, much loved Pop of Darren, Jamie & Miranda, Dale & Simone, Jesse, dear brother of Jim, Lenny, Phyllis, Jock, Amey, Joan, Harry, Nellie, Betty (all dec) and Stan, brother-in-law of Vivien, Harry, Derek (all dec) and Inez, fond uncle of their families.

Aged 84 years.

A community man

Always remembered

Funeral & committal services for George were held in the Chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura on Wednesday 15th April, 2020.


KELLY (nee BOOTH formerly CARTER): Fay  Georgina 4 April, 2020 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Edward (Eddie) Carter (dec) & Roy Kelly (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Colleen & Jeff, Glenyce (Pip) (dec), much loved grandmother of Josie and Mahni, great Grandma of Joshua and Leium.

Aged 89 years.

Forever in our hearts

A service for Fay was held in the Chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura on Tuesday 14th April, 2020.


MANSELL:   William Thomas (Tom)                    8 April, 2020 peacefully at Cooinda Aged Peoples Home, Lithgow. Of Lithgow. Husband of Nola (deceased), father of Judith, Denise & their families, uncle of Patricia Mansell and her children Nicole, Douglas & their families.

So mote it be.

Lest we forget.

Privately cremated.


GRACEY:      Brian Peter                5 April, 2020 surrounded by his family. Of ‘Riverview’, Kanimbla Valley. Dearly loved by all his family. Wife Janice, father & father-in-law of Peter & Heather, Kevin & Trudy, grandfather (Gralva) of John, Kylie, Kristy, Mark, Greg, Kathleen, Kellie & their partners, great Gralva of Daisy, Grace, Aurora, Holly, Bruce, Madelyn, Alfie, Ally & James.

Aged 80 years.

Always remembered.

Privately cremated.


HARRIS:       Graham Walter (The Gentle Giant)            19 March, 2020 peacefully at Nepean Hospital, Kingswood. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved father & father-in-law of David Harris (stillborn), Catherine & Brad Turvey, Deborah & Brett Holder, much loved ‘Pop’ of Joshua, Racquel & Ben, Ethan & Adam, much loved great grandfather of Hendrik, son of Walter Harris, Henrietta & Phillip Burrell (all deceased), loving nephew of Evelyn & Walter Glynn (both deceased), dear cousin of Robert, Paul & Helen, former husband of Colinette Morris, fond son-in-law of Marjorie Morris, brother-in-law of Margaret & Michael Combs, loved ‘Uncle Graham’ of Aaron Grocott, Gerome Combs & Krystina Campbell and extended families.

Aged 78 years

Forever in our hearts

‘Have a good one’

A memorial service for Graham will be held at a later date.


ELLIOT: Kiara Madison  22 March, 2020 tragically at Bribie Island, QLD. Of Wallerawang. Dearly loved daughter of Chris & Sam, loved sister of Jai and Beau, much loved granddaughter of Noel & Pat and Denise Smith, dear niece & cousin of her family.

Forever in our hearts

Funeral & committal services for Kiara were held in the Chapel of Norwood Park Crematorium, Bradwardine Road, Bathurst on Friday (3rd April, 2020). A memorial service for Kiara will be announced at a later date.


CAMPBELL (nee TWEEDIE): Carole  27 March, 2020 unexpectedly at her home. Of Hartley and formerly of “Koopartoo”, Wolgan Valley. Dearly loved mother of Pamella, Leslie, much loved Nanny of Piper, dear sister of Frances, Bruce, David (dec), Ken, Steven, fond sister-in-law & auntie of their families.

Aged 75 years.

Forever in our hearts

Funeral & committal services for Carole were held in the Chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura On Thursday (2nd April, 2020). A memorial service for Carole will be announced at a later date.


McMAHON (nee SMITH):   Jean Mary  24 March, 2020 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge Lithgow.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Col (dec), loved mother of Diane, Esme, John, much loved Nan of Aaron & Kara, Andrew & Kelly, Kendall, Chris & Georgia, Kerryanne & Robbie, Amanda & Brendan, Leigh & Amy, great grandmother of her 5 great grandchildren, dear sister & sister-in-law of Hugh, Joyce & Dick Morgan, Ken (all dec), Len (dec) & Gail, David, Edna & John Witherspoon (dec), Jean & Jim Scoular (dec), fond auntie of their families.

Aged 89 years

Forever loved

Prayers for the repose of Jean’s soul were offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow followed by private cremation on Monday, 30TH March, 2020.


BUGAIOW: Dimitri (Jim)   19 March, 2020 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Former husband of Cheryle, loved father & father-in-law of Valerie & Greg, Andrew, Phillip & Ellen, Jeremy & Skye, much loved Pop of Sebastian, Yasmin, Ethan, Vanessa, dear brother & brother-in-law of Nadia & Greg Carter, fond uncle of Sharon, Scott & their families.

Aged 67 years.

Forever in our hearts

Funeral & committal services for Dimitri were held in the Chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura on Friday, 27th March, 2020.


SMITH (nee NICHOLSON):           Jackie             23 March, 2020 peacefully at her home in Portland surrounded by her loving family. Dearly loved wife of Leo, loved mother & mother-in-law of Nicola & Richard, Deanna & Shane, much loved ‘Grandma’ of Connor, Will, Leo, Seb & Ava, beloved daughter of Tommy (deceased) & Noeline, dear daughter-in-law of Leo & Anne (both deceased), loving sister of Noel, Tommy, Michael, Louise, Cathy, Bernice, Trichie, Dianne (deceased) & Neil (deceased), fond sister-in-law & auntie of their families.

Aged 61 years

Always in our hearts.

A memorial service for Jackie will be announced at a later date.


BANNON (nee CRAWFORD):       Nancy Ann     20 March, 2020 peacefully at her home in Portland. Dearly loved wife of Cliff (deceased), loved mother & mother-in-law of Julie & Robert Williams, Mary (deceased) & Stephen Murray, Kim & Bruce Groves, much loved ‘Grandma’ of Stuart, Bradley, Alisa, Lyndall, Nathanael, Rebekah, Trent, Chelsey, Merryn, Olivia, Sophie, Rylan & their partners and of her 11 great grandchildren, dear sister of Allan (deceased), fond auntie of Kerry & Stephen.

Aged 85 years

Forever in our hearts.

Requiem mass for the repose of Nancy’s soul was celebrated in St. Vincent’s Catholic Church, Portland followed by private cremation on Tuesday, 24th March, 2020.


VEGILLA:    Oscar              19 March, 2020 at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow.

Aged 71 years

May he rest in peace

Private family prayers were held on Monday, 23rd March, 2020.


BURGESS: Raymond (Ray)  13 March, 2020 unexpectedly at his home. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved father & father-in-law of Aaron & Shellie, Ashleigh & Michael, much loved Grandad of Ashton, Lilly, Toby & Corbin, dear brother of Lyn Reynolds, fond uncle of Farrin, Brendan and their families.

Aged 61 years.

Forever in our hearts.

Funeral & committal services for RAY will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (20TH MARCH, 2020) AT 1.00PM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place.


RAYNER (nee FRITH): Rosalie Norma (Ros)  11 March, 2020 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Allan (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Craig & Rosalyn (dec) & Debbie, Malcolm & Nina (dec), Coralie & Glenn, Tracey & David, Stuart & Anne-Marie, Iain, much loved Nana of her 13 grandchildren & 16 great grandchildren, dear sister of Helen Searle.

Aged 84 years

    ‘Holding hands with Allan’

Funeral & committal services for ROS will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (18TH MARCH, 2020) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of Beehive, Order of the Eastern Star, The Emmaus Community, Uniting Care, Lithgow Musical Society & Lithgow Tidy Towns are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Uniting Care & may be left at the church.


POUND (nee RYAN):          Wilma Joan    1 March, 2020 peacefully at Port Kembla Palliative Care Unit. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Max (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Wayne & Gail, Glenda Sheath (dec), Sharon & Martin Geiser, much loved Nan of Kylee & Carl, Jamie, Amanda & Michael, Hollie & Tom, Rebecca, Erryn & James, Jarrad & Sophie, Tarsha & Mark and her 8 great grandchildren, dear sister & sister-in-law, fond auntie & great auntie of their families.

Forever in our hearts.

Prayers for the repose of the soul of WILMA will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON MONDAY (9TH MARCH, 2020) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the prayers private interment will take place. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Port Kembla Palliative Care Unit & may be left at the Church.


STAR (nee TOWNSEND):     Poppy  1 March, 2020 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow. Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Arthur (dec),  loved mother & mother-in-law of Larry (dec) & Lenore, Bill & Leana, Michael & Angela, much loved Nan of her grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren, dear sister & sister-in- law and auntie of their families.

Aged 96 years.

Forever in our hearts.

Prayers for the repose of the soul of POPPY will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (6TH   MARCH, 2020) AT 1.30PM.  At the conclusion of the prayers the cortege will proceed to the Catholic No.2 portion of Lithgow Cemetery.


CRANE:         John (Jack)    28 February, 2020 at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Beloved son of Bill & Maggie (both deceased), loved brother & brother-in-law of Robert, Jim & Beryl (all deceased), Peter (deceased) & Marie, Kathleen & Clem Williams (both deceased), Margaret (deceased) & Ray Doyle, fond uncle of his 19 nieces & nephews and their families.

In his 95th year

Gone home.

Lest we forget.

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of JACK CRANE will be celebrated in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (5TH MARCH, 2020) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass the cortege will proceed to the Lawn No.1 portion of Lithgow Cemetery. Members of the City of Lithgow RSL Sub-branch (medals), Lithgow Legacy, Club Lithgow & the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the National Heart Foundation & may be left at the church.


OUSBY: Richard Alan (Dick) 21 February, 2020 peacefully at his home. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Barbara, loved father & father-in-law of Sharon & Jodie, Alan, much loved ‘Poppy’ of Sharlene, Kymberlie, Jake, great ‘Poppy’ of Rubi, Ava, Xander, Kaiden (dec), dear brother, brother-in-law & fond uncle of their families & best mate of Kevin.

Aged 70 years.

Forever in our hearts

A service for RICHARD will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (28TH FEBRUARY, 2020) AT 2.00PM. At the conclusion of the service private interment will take place. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.


MATHIAS:    David John (Nugget, Porky)            22 February, 2020 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Leah, loved father & father-in-law of John & Joanne Mathias, Andrew & Julie Mathias, Kellie & Brendon Dwyer, Kaylene Ellis, Darren & Amanda Ellis, much loved Poppy of his grandchildren & great grandchildren, dear brother of Val Keates, Heather Addison & Pam Rath, fond brother-in-law & uncle of their families.

Aged 71 years.

‘Gone fishing’.

Funeral & committal services for DAVID will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (28TH FEBRUARY, 2020) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of Club Lithgow, Lithgow Greyhound Club & the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend. Flowers are appreciated but as an alternative, donations could be considered to the NSW Cancer Council & may be left at the church.


TESORIERO (nee BAJDALA):      Valentina (Val)          12 February, 2020 suddenly & unexpectedly. Of Lithgow & formerly of Hartley. Much loved mum & mother-in-law of Debbie (deceased), Rob & Mel, Steve & Roe, Lisa & Michael, Aaron & Peter, loving Nan of Tashanna, Tristen, Bobby, Ashlie, Chantelle, Krista, Alex, Josh, Landon, Isabella, Jesse & great Nan of William & Noah, former wife of Bob.

Aged 78 years.

‘Family always came first with Nan’.

A service for VAL will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (27TH FEBRUARY, 2020) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to Hartley Cemetery.


MAGUIRE:         Mary Bridget  14TH February, 2020 suddenly at home.  Of Lithgow.  Dear sister & sister-in-law of Patrick & Jeanne and auntie of Patrick and Zoe.

Aged 73 years.

Forever in our hearts

Requiem mass for the repose of the soul of MARY will be celebrated in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow on MONDAY (24TH FEBRUARY, 2020) AT 2.00 PM.  At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass a private cremation will take place.


NEWTON: Dexter John  17 February, 2020 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow.  Formerly of Portland.  Dearly loved husband of Mavis (dec), Gill, loved father of Sharon, Anthony, Vaughan, Sandra, Dexta (dec), Lexi and loving stepfather, much loved Pop of his grandchildren & great grandchildren, step grandchildren & step great grandchildren, dear brother and uncle of their families.

Aged 83 years.

Forever in our hearts

Prayers for the repose of DEXTER’S soul will be offered in St. Vincent’s Catholic Church, Portland on MONDAY (24TH FEBRUARY, 2020) AT 10.30 AM.   At the conclusion of the prayers the cortege will proceed to the Lawn portion of  Portland Cemetery.  Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club and Portland RSL Sport & Recreation Club are invited to attend.


CRONIN (nee ANDERSON):         Margaret (Peggy)      16 February, 2020 at Tabulam Cottages, Portland. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Jim (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Gary & Roslyn, Gail, much loved Nan of Sarah, Doug, Andrew and her great grandchildren, dear sister, sister-in-law & fond auntie of their families.

Aged 90 years.

Forever in our hearts.

Prayers for the repose of the soul of PEGGY will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (21ST FEBRUARY, 2020) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the prayers private cremation will take place. Members of the Lithgow Golf Club & the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Cancer Research Foundation & may be left at the Church.


YOUNG:        Raymond (Ray)         10 February, 2020 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Marrangaroo. Dearly loved husband of Robyn, loved father & father-in-law of Mark & Rachael, Alisa & Mark Fordham, Lana & Mark Collins, Daryl & Belinda, much loved Pop of his grandchildren Alex & Rhys, Jessie & Corey, Brittany & Martin, Jordan, Katelyn, Jed, Taliyah, Will & of his great grandchildren Noah, Lucas & Thomas, dear brother of Phyllis, Beryl, William, Betty (all deceased), Keith, Loretta & Les, fond brother-in-law & uncle of their families.

Aged 82 years.

Forever loved.

A service for RAY will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (19TH FEBRUARY, 2020) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the Lawn No.2 portion of Lithgow Cemetery. Members of the Lithgow Men’s Shed, Rydal Show Society, Club Lithgow & the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Lithgow Hospital & may be left at the church.


HUNT:   Peter Rory  11 February, 2020 peacefully at Anglican Care McIntosh Court, Booragul.  Formerly of Lithgow.  Dearly loved husband of Margaret (dec), loving father & father-in-law of Lyndall & Graham Barre, Allyn & Amanda, much loved Pop of Alex, Charlotte, dear brother & brother-in-law of Toni (dec), Des & Liz, Bob & Jean McLehose, fond uncle of Lynn, Bruce, Gavin, Toby and their families.

Aged 81 years

Always in our hearts

Prayers for the repose of PETER’S soul will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON TUESDAY (18TH  FEBRUARY, 2020) AT 1.00PM.  At the conclusion of the prayers a private cremation will take place.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to Alzheimer’s Australia and may be left at the church.


SHERWOOD : William Edgar (Bill) 28 January, 2020 peacefully at his home. Of Lithgow and originally of Sydney. Dearly loved son of Edna & Edgar (both dec), loved brother & brother-in-law of John & Jenny (dec) & Kay, Angela & Paul Quinn, much loved uncle & great uncle of their families.

Aged 67 years

Forever in our hearts

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of BILL will be celebrated in St Patrick’s Catholic Church Mort Street, Lithgow ON TUESDAY (18TH FEBRUARY, 2020) AT 10.30AM. At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass private interment will take place in Castle Hill.


MARSKELL (nee KEYSSECKER):       Thelma Ann    6 February, 2020 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Wallerawang.  Dearly loved wife of Lloyd (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Stephen & Dawn (dec) & Louise, Lindsay, Julie & Jeffrey, loving grandma of Timothy (dec), Kate, Jack, Saxon, dear sister & sister-in-law of Barbara & Roly (both dec), Trevor & Pauline (dec), John (dec) & Barbara and fond aunty of her nieces and nephews.

Aged 84 years

At restful peace in the arms of Jesus

Prayers for the repose of THELMA’S soul will be offered in Sacred Heart Catholic Church Lidsdale Street, Wallerawang ON MONDAY (17TH FEBRUARY, 2020) AT 10.30AM.  At the conclusion of the prayers the cortege will proceed to the Catholic Portion of Pipers Flat Cemetery.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to CareFlight and may be left at the church.


COLLINS:     Richard Edward Snr.           5 February, 2020 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Kanimbla Valley. Dearly loved husband of Dessi (deceased), loved father & father-in-law of Geoffrey (deceased), Richard & Robyn, Judith, Tanya & Ernie (deceased), much loved ‘Grandpa’ of his grandchildren & great grandchildren, dear brother of Jean, Sidney, Shirley, Margaret, Stella (deceased) & Claudette (deceased), fond brother-in-law & uncle of their families.

Aged 90 years.

Forever loved.

A service for RICHARD will be held at Bardens Lookout, Mt. York Road. Mt. Victoria ON THURSDAY (13TH FEBRUARY, 2020) AT 11.30AM. At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to Blackheath Cemetery.


GANDER: Gail Dianne (Goose)  28 January, 2020 peacefully at her home. Of Lithgow. Beloved daughter of Phil (dec) & Lesley Gander, much loved sister of Carol, Annette (dec) and Russell, adored auntie of Shannon.

Aged 63 years.

     Forever in our hearts

Funeral & committal services for GAIL will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (7TH FEBRUARY, 2020) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place.


FRAZER:      John Andrew             1 February, 2020 at Tabulam Cottages, Portland. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Dawn, loved father & father-in-law of Andrew & Kate, Felicity & Tony Della Bosca and Margot Frazer, much loved ‘Grandad’ of Dominic, Imogen & Annika, dear brother, brother-in-law & uncle of his family.

Aged 82 years.

May he rest in peace.

Prayers for the repose of the soul of JOHN will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (6TH FEBRUARY, 2020) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the prayers private cremation will take place. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the St. Vincent de Paul Society & may be left at the church.


GIBBONS: David George (Dave)  26 January, 2020 at his home. Of Hampton. Dearly loved husband of Sylvia, loved father & father-in-law of  Amanda & Dennis Bailey, Mark & Natasha much loved grandfather of Georgia, Madison, Bridie & Phoebe, dear brother & brother-in-law of Frank & Noelene, Helen Rabbitt & fond uncle of their families.

Aged 78 years

Forever in our hearts

A service for DAVID will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (5TH FEBRUARY, 2020) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to Lowther Cemetery.


GRANT (nee POSKER):  Julie Ann (Jules)  22 January, 2020 peacefully at home.  Of Rydal.  Loving daughter of Ken & Alice (both dec), step daughter of Rita (dec), much loved wife of John, beautiful mother & mother-in-law of Noel & Alison, Sharon & Marty, proud grandmother of Joshua, Billy, Cody, Alex, Emma, Dylan, dear sister & sister-in-law of John & Marilyn (dec), Carol, June, Lila & Bob, stepsister of Lynda and Barry and auntie of  their families.  Loved by all her cousins and friends.

Now at peace

Funeral and committal services for JULIE will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON TUESDAY (28TH JANUARY, 2020) AT 11.00 AM.   At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.  Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club, Rydal Village Association, Sodwalls Tennis Club and Thursday Ladies Tennis are invited to attend.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Palliative Care and may be left at the church.


DRURY: Malcolm Howard (Mal)  17 January, 2020 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Joy, loved father & father-in-law of Rodney & Sharon, Kym & Brendan Roach, Robyn & Brian Healey, much loved Pop of his 10 grandchildren & 4 great grandchildren, dear brother, brother-in-law & fond uncle of their families.

            Aged 86 years

          Forever in our hearts

A service for MALCOLM will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (24TH JANUARY, 2020) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the service private interment will take place. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Lithgow United Hospital Auxiliary and may be left at the Church.


ANDERSON:   Wesley James (Wes)

1 January, 2020 suddenly at home.  Of Lithgow.  Loving husband of Christine, loved father & father-in-law of Michelle & Greg, Christopher & Heather, Megan & Michael, much loved Pop of Georgina, Kobi, Zoe, Jack, Lucinda, Claudia, Olivia, dear brother & brother-in-law of Gregory & Annette and uncle of their families.

Aged 76 years

Forever in our hearts

Prayers for the repose of WESLEY’S soul will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON MONDAY (20TH  JANUARY, 2020) AT 11.00AM.  At the conclusion of the prayers a private cremation will take place. No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to the Leukaemia Foundation may be left at the church.


MERRICK (nee BAKER): Anne 8 January, 2020 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Bob, loved mother & mother-in-law of Glenn & Mayumi, Leanne & Jamie Smith, much loved Nan of Zack & Grandma of Koa & Keito, dear sister-in-law of Betty Boardman, Kath & Brian Brennan & fond auntie of their families.

                  Aged 77 years.

                Forever in our hearts

A memorial service for ANNE will be held in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (24TH JANUARY, 2020) AT 2.00PM. Privately cremated.


HOLDEN (nee BOYD formerly BOTT):  Maureen  14 January, 2020 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow. Formerly of Blue Haven.  Loved daughter of Bruce & Doris (both dec).  Adored mother & mother-in-law of Mark & Frances, Steven, adored Nan of Courtney, Madeline & Ethan, Benjamin, Shakaya, Alyssa, adored great grandmother of Astin, Nevaeh, dear sister & sister-in-law of  Anne & Bill Jensen, Martin & Shirley Boyd, John Boyd, Septimus Boyd (dec) and auntie of their families.  Please wear something purple.

Aged 66 years

Forever young

Prayers for the repose of MAUREEN’S soul will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow  ON FRIDAY (17TH JANUARY, 2020) AT 11.00 AM.  At the conclusion of the prayers the cortege will proceed to the Anglican Portion of Lowther Cemetery.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations to Three Tree Lodge could be considered and may be left at the church.


WILLIAMS: Carol Joyce    4 January, 2020 at her home. Of  Portland. Dearly loved mother & mother-in-law of Adrian & Charlene, much loved daughter of Kit & Mick Williams (both dec), dear sister of Glenn (dec) and Max.

Aged 70 years.

 Forever in our hearts.

Graveside prayers for the repose of the soul of CAROL will be offered in the Catholic No. 9 portion, Portland Cemetery ON THURSDAY (9TH JANUARY, 2020) at 11.00AM.


WALSH (nee ANTHONY):  Kim Marie  24 December, 2019 suddenly at home. Of Portland.  Loving daughter of Iris & Ross (dec), loving partner of Ken (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Jade & Lloyd, Misty, Chelsea & Josh, Tiarne & Troy, much loved Bommer of Isaac, dear sister & sister-in-law of Nicole & Dom, Ross & Silvana and auntie of their families.

Aged 62 years

Sadly missed

Funeral and committal services for KIM will be held in St. Stephen’s Anglican Church, Portland  ON TUESDAY (7TH JANUARY), 2020 AT 2.00 PM.  At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.


PUGSLEY: John Charles (Old Pugo)  26 December, 2019 peacefully at Bathurst Base Hospital. Of Oberon & formerly of Wallerawang. Dearly loved husband of Vivienne, loved father of Shaine & Craig, dear brother of Gloria, Mary (both dec) & Tom, fond brother-in-law & uncle of their families.

Aged 80 years

Forever in our hearts

“Eating hotdogs in heaven”

Prayers for the repose of the soul of JOHN will be offered in Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Wallerawang ON FRIDAY (3RD JANUARY, 2020) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the prayers the cortege will proceed to the Lawn portion of Pipers Flat Cemetery. Members of the Wallerawang Community & Sports Club are invited to attend. No Flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Wallerawang Rural Bushfire Brigade & may be left at the Church.


SMITH (nee MATHIE): Joanne Leigh  7 December, 2019 peacefully at Blue Mountains District ANZAC Memorial Hospital, Katoomba. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Tony, much loved mother of Lexii, devoted grandmother of Archie & Airlie, dear sister & sister-in-law of Louise & Kerry, Blair and fond auntie of their families.

           Aged 56 years

          Forever in our hearts

A service for JOANNE will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (2ND JANUARY, 2020) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the service private interment will take place. Employees, clients & families of LINC are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Leukaemia Foundation and may be left at the Church.


COCK (nee COLEMAN):  Eleanor Winifred (The Queen) 24 December, 2019 after a long illness at Tanderra Nursing Home, Lithgow.  Formerly of Wallerawang.  Much loved wife of Rex, much loved mother & mother-in-law of Susan & Ben, David & Sharon, Christopher & Linda (dec), Carol (dec), Jill & Greg, loving Grandma of Neil & Ally, Meagan & Matt, Ryan, Katie, great grandmother of her great grandchildren, dear sister & sister-in-law of Peter (dec) & Flora, Michael & Jill, Ronald (dec) & Pauline, Evelyn & Mike and aunty of their families.

Aged 82 years

Always remembered

Funeral & committal services for ELEANOR will be held in the Chapel of Norwood Park Crematorium, Bradwardine Road, Bathurst ON TUESDAY (31ST DECEMBER, 2019) AT 11.00 AM.


CLUNNE : Norman Charles (Norm) 22 December, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Portland. Dearly loved husband of Margaret, much loved son of Milton & Jessie (both dec) dear brother of Peter, Ian (both dec) & Kevin, fond brother-in-law of Colin & Ray (dec) Fathers, fond uncle of their families.

     Aged 81 years

     “Per Ardua Ad Astra”

       “Through difficulties reach for the stars”

Prayers for the repose of the soul of NORMAN will be offered in St. Vincent’s Catholic Church, Portland ON FRIDAY (27TH DECEMBER, 2019) AT 2.00PM. At the conclusion of the prayers the cortege will proceed to the Lawn portion of Portland Cemetery. Members of the Portland RSL Sub Branch & the Portland RSL Sport & Recreation Club are invited to attend.


CLARKE: Michael Stephen  17 December, 2019 peacefully at his home. Of Portland.

Aged 62 years.

Rest In Peace.

Funeral & committal services for MICHAEL will be held in St. Stephen’s Anglican Church, Portland ON MONDAY (23RD DECEMBER, 2019) AT 2.00PM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of Portland RSL Sport & Recreation Club are invited to attend.


KNIGHT (nee UPTON):   Patricia Louise (Pat) 15 December, 2019 peacefully at Portland Tabulam Cottages, Portland.  Formerly of Lithgow.  Beloved wife of Leo (dec), loving mother & mother-in-law of Geoff & Barb, David & Sheena, Ian (dec), Vivienne & John Martin,  Paul & Michelle, much loved Nan of Tallis, Tim, Ashleigh, Tyler, Paris, Jenna, Hannah, Harry, dear sister & sister-in-law of Peter Upton, David & Barbara Upton and auntie of their families

Aged 84 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral & committal services for PATRICIA will be held in St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (19TH DECEMBER, 2019) AT 2.00PM.  At the conclusion of the services a private interment will take place.  Members of  Club Lithgow, Lithgow Tennis Club and Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Portland Tabulam Cottages and may be left at the church.


QUINN:  Kerry Maxwell (Bobby Jones)  11 December, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Lithgow.  Loved husband of Maree, cherished father & father-in-law of Janene, Gary & Katherine, much loved Grandpa of Joshua, Rebekah, Mathew, Isabella and Jack, loved brother of Ronald, Milton, Graham, Colyn, Diedre and Peter (all dec), much loved uncle of their families.

Aged 77 years

At peace

Prayers for the repose of KERRY’S soul  will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (19TH  DECEMBER, 2019) AT 11.00AM.  At the conclusion of the prayers a private interment will take place.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to Cancer Council N.S.W. and may be left at the church.


ARMSTRONG: Roy Rhodes Cuyler 5 December, 2019 unexpectedly & peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of South Bowenfels. Formerly of Hartley & St. Ives. Dearly loved husband of Margaret, loved father & father-in-law of Scott & Mellisa, Katy & Reece, much loved Poppy of Amelia, Austen, Tayla and Tommy, dear brother & brother-in-law of David (dec), Deborah & Barry, Jennifer & Hugh, Rosemary & Steve and fond uncle of their families

       Aged 77 years

          In loving memory.

Funeral & Committal services for ROY will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (12TH DECEMBER, 2019) AT 11.00 AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Hartley Bushfire Brigade & may be left at the church.


STRICKLAND (nee HILL):  Coral May  4 December, 2019 peacefully at Frank Whiddon Nursing Home, Glenfield, Sydney.  Formerly of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Arnold (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Richard (dec), Ian (dec), John & Julie, Julie Ray (dec), much loved Nana of her grandchildren & great grandchildren, dear sister & sister-in-law of Max and Shirley and auntie of their families

Aged 100 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral & committal services for CORAL will be held in Lithgow Christian Life Centre, 50 Musket Parade, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (11TH DECEMBER, 2019) AT 2.00 PM.  At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.


KEARNEY (nee SLOANE): Jean Olive    24 November, 2019 peacefully at Cooinda Aged Peoples Home, Lithgow. Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Cyril (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Peter & Narelle, Tim & Carol (dec), Brad & Kieran, much loved Nan of Mark & Leonie, John & Kristie, Christopher & Chelsea, Leanne & Chris, Craig & Chrystal, Seanne & Erin, much loved great grandmother of her 8 great grandchildren, dear sister & sister-in-law of Joan & Henry Bird, Beryl & Doug Wilson (all dec).

Aged 91 years.

 Forever in our hearts

Respecting Jean’s wishes a private family service was held in the chapel of Kerry Linegar Funerals ON WEDNESDAY (4TH DECEMBER, 2019), followed by private cremation.


COCK:           Malcolm Eric (Mac)              25 November, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of South Bowenfels. Dearly loved husband of Shirley (deceased), loved father & father-in-law of Sue Apps (deceased), Nick Cock & Sonia Pavey, Geoff & Pauline Cox, Tony & Sharon Cox, much loved Pop of David, Jennifer, Matthew, Michael, Nathan, Meleisa, Jessica, Lauren & Old Pop of his 12 great grandchildren, dear brother & brother-in-law of  Dulcie, Allan & Myra Cox, Alf (deceased), Rex & Eleanor & uncle of their families.

Aged 88 years.

Reunited with his beloved wife Shirley and daughter Sue.

Prayers for the repose of the soul of MALCOLM will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (4TH DECEMBER, 2019) AT 1.00PM.  At the conclusion of the prayers private cremation will take place.  Members of the Lithgow Small Arms Rifle Club are invited to attend.


NELSON (nee HAWLEY): Shirleydawn (Shirley) 22 November, 2019 unexpectedly at Nepean Hospital, Kingswood. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved mother & mother-in-law of Peta O’Meley, Kylie & Gavin Holmes, Danni & Anthony Peterson, much loved ‘Big Nanna’of Lauren, Teean, Lainey, Jye, Mylie and great ‘Big Nanna’ of Quinn, Linken, Nellie and Ziggy, dear sister & sister-in-law of Noel (dec) & Sandra, Peter & Pam, Geordie & Terri and fond auntie of their families.

Aged 68 years.

Gone before her time.

Forever in our hearts & memories

Funeral & committal services for SHIRLEY will be held in the Chapel of Norwood Park Crematorium, Bradwardine Road, Bathurst ON THURSDAY (28TH NOVEMBER, 2019) AT 2.30PM.


BENNETT (nee BATCHELDOR):             Jessie Eva Pearl        22 November, 2019 peacefully at her home in Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Ted (deceased), loved mother & mother-in-law of Gail & Mark Allan, Leonie & Terry Cambourn, much loved Nana of Hayley & Garth, Scott, Amy & Brett, Brett & Jess, Benjamin, adored Great Nan of Matilda, Emily, Zoe, Niamh & Juno, dear sister & sister-in-law of Allan (deceased) & Glad, Hope & Roy, Dot & Bob, Win & Harold (all deceased), fond auntie of their families.

In her 93rd year.

Always in our hearts.

Reunited with her beloved Ted.

A service of thanksgiving for the life of the late JESSIE BENNETT will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (28TH NOVEMBER, 2019) AT 10.00AM. At the conclusion of the service private interment will take place. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club, Lithgow Quota Club & the Springwood Seniors Dance Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Lithgow Palliative Care & may be left at the church.


DOOHAN:     Bernard Francis (Bernie) O.A.M.               21 November, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow & formerly of Wallerawang. Dearly loved husband of Anne, loved father & father-in-law of Patricia & Robert Crooks, Pauline & Geoff Cox, Margaret Doohan & Gary (deceased) and Kevin Doohan, much loved grandfather of Kathy, Joanna, Jonathon, Jennifer, Matthew, Michael, Jason, Rebecca, Lucy, Daniel, great grandfather of Anthony, Salote, Viliami, Sela & Maddison, dear brother & brother-in-law of Paul & Thelma (both deceased) and Frank, fond uncle of his nephews & nieces.

Aged 87 years.

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of BERNIE will be celebrated in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (27TH NOVEMBER, 2019) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the prayers following the Mass the cortege will proceed to the Catholic portion of Pipers Flat Cemetery.


WARNER:                 Richard Leslie (Dick)                       18 November, 2019 suddenly at his home in Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Daphne, loved father & father-in-law of Lee & Kristy, Nadina & Jordan Roy, much loved Pop of Miranda, Brayden & Emmilee, dear brother, brother-in-law & uncle of his family.

‘Such is life”.

Funeral & committal services for RICHARD will be held in the chapel of Norwood Park Crematorium, Bradwardine Road, Bathurst ON TUESDAY (26TH NOVEMBER, 2019) AT 11.00AM.


FLYNN:     Arthur Leslie (DUD)  15 November, 2019 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow. Formerly of Portland.  Loving husband of Betty, loved father & father-in-law of Glenda & George, Sharyn & Graeme, Jo & Anthony, Tanya & Grahame (dec), much loved DUD of Mitch & Louise, Lissy & Jamie, Tammy & Chris, Ashleigh & Grant, Tegan & Tim, great grandfather of Harry, Zac, Jimmy, Nate, Ava, Bailey, Macy, Arlie, Bentley, dear brother & brother-in-law of Hazel, Marion & Lionel, Beryl & Peter, Ken (dec), Henry (dec) and uncle of their families.

Aged 86 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for DUD will be held in the Chapel of Norwood Park Crematorium, Bradwardine Road, Bathurst ON THURSDAY (21ST NOVEMBER, 2019) AT 11.00 AM.  Members of the Portland R.S.L. Sport and Recreation Club and the Portland Cricket Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to Three Tree Lodge and may be left at the chapel.


BREEN: Marie Therese       13 November, 2019 at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow. Formerly of West Ryde. Beloved daughter of Laurie & Vernetta Breen (both deceased), Loving sister & sister-in-law of Trevor (deceased), Tim & Joy, loved auntie of Rebecca, Dave, Harrison & Jack.

Aged 80 years

“Advance Australia Fair”

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of MARIE will be celebrated in St Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (20TH NOVEMBER, 2019) AT 12.00 O’CLOCK. At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass the cortege will proceed to the family grave Catholic No.1 portion of Lithgow Cemetery.


STIEGER:  Peter Michael (Pete)  10 November, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Wallerawang.  Formerly of Inverell, Blackheath & Lithgow.  Loving husband of Linda, loved father & father-in-law of Amanda & Benjamin (Simi), Ben & Jessis, Lisa & Brendan, Timothy, much loved Poppy of Hayden, Riley, Owen, Peyton, Austin, Phoenix, Carter, loving brother & brother-in-law of Ann & Doug, John & Kerry, Tony (dec) & Evelyn, Vince & Gay, Bernadette and uncle of their families.

Aged 61 years.

Forever in our hearts

Requiem mass for the repose of the soul of PETER will be celebrated in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON TUESDAY (19TH NOVEMBER, 2019) AT 10.00 AM. At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass the cortege will proceed to the Lawn No.2 portion of Lithgow Cemetery.  Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to  Daffodil Cottage Bathurst and may be left at the church.


LANE (nee NICHOLSON):             June Edna                  11 November, 2019 peacefully at Bathurst Base Hospital. Of Portland. Dearly loved wife of Jim (deceased), loved mother & mother-in-law of Jim & Jenny, Carol & Brian, Jennifer (deceased), Geoff & Suzanne, much loved Nan of her grandchildren & great grandchildren, dear sister, sister-in-law & auntie of her family.

Aged 89 years.

Forever in our hearts.

Funeral & committal services for JUNE will be held in St. Stephens Anglican Church, Portland ON FRIDAY (15TH NOVEMBER, 2019) AT 2.30PM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of Club Lithgow & the Lithgow Garden Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Young Care & may be left at the church.


ABBOTT:      Jack Albert                10 November, 2019 peacefully at his home in Portland. Dearly loved husband of Mary, loved father & father-in-law of Dianne, Graeme & Wendy, much loved Poppy of Amanda, loved brother of Viti & her family.

In his 92nd year.

Always in our hearts.

Funeral & committal services for JACK will be held in the chapel of Norwood Park Crematorium, Bradwardine Road, Bathurst ON FRIDAY (15TH NOVEMBER, 2019) AT 11.00AM. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Portland Hospital Auxiliary & may be left at the chapel.


BRYDEN:     Elaine Joy                  8 November, 2019 at Nepean Private Hospital, Kingswood. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved daughter of Allan & Noeline (both deceased), loved mother & mother-in-law of Nicole & Greg, Neil & Renee, much loved Nanna ‘E’ of Harrison, Sophie, Monique & Jessica, cherished sister & sister-in-law of Sandra & Graeme, Lyn & Robbie, loved aunty of their families & special friend of Kev B.

Forever young.

Forever in our hearts.

Prayers for the repose of the soul of ELAINE will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (15TH NOVEMBER, 2019) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the Prayers private cremation will take place.No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Vale Ladies and may be left at the Church.


MASON: Kevin James 1 November, 2019. Dearly loved husband of Frances, Proud father & father-in-law of Natalie & Bill, Mark & Yvette much loved Grandfather of Jason, Samual, Patrick, Jack (dec), Rebecca Prosser & their partners, Jacob, Zachary & Joshua Mason, great grandfather of Seth, Emily, Alice, Reuben, Isabelle, Mira, Lucy, Charlotte, Codie & Karma, dear brother & brother-in-law of Raymond (dec) & Betty and fond uncle of their family.

Aged 76 years.

Forever in our hearts.

Funeral & committal services for KEVIN will be held in the Chapel of Norwood Park Crematorium, Bradwardine Road, Bathurst ON FRIDAY (8TH NOVEMBER) AT 11.00AM.


GLENCORSE (nee BUTTIGIEG):  Margaret Anna Maria (Margy)  28 October, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Bill (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Joanne & John Cambridge, Deborah & Merv Slater, Jamie (dec) & Joyce, loving Nan of Kelly, Chantelle, Chloe, Danielle and their partners, Kyle, Cassie, Amanda, great grandmother of her great grandchildren, dear sister & sister-in-law of Paul Buttigieg, Josephine Sheppeard, Vincent Buttigieg, Irene Dove, Peter & Kay Buttigieg and auntie of their families.

 Aged 79 years.

Reunited with Bill and Jamie.

Respecting MARGARETS wishes a private service was held in the Chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Leura LAST WEDNESDAY (6TH NOVEMBER, 2019) followed by cremation.


GRIMSHAW:  Peter Thomas 27 October, 2019 at Nepean Hospital, Kingswood. Of Lithgow. Loved father & father-in-law of Gavin & Som, Bradley, dear brother & brother-in-law of Reg (dec) & Judy and fond uncle of their family.

Aged 83 years.

‘Forever in our Hearts’

A service for PETER will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (6TH NOVEMBER, 2019) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the service private interment will take place. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club & Club Lithgow are invited to attend.


HARRIS (nee HASSEN):  Ilma (Judy)  28 October, 2019 peacefully at home.  Of Lithgow.  Devoted wife of Ron (dec), devoted mother & mother-in- law of Rhonda & Gordon, Greg & Vicki, Trevor & Maree, Sheryl & Ken, Brenda & Les (dec), Nana Judy of her grandchildren.

Aged 86 years

Loved and remembered always

Funeral and committal services for JUDY will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON MONDAY (4TH NOVEMBER, 2019) AT 2.00 PM.  At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.  Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.


WAY (nee WILSON):  Dolce Margaret  25 October, 2019 peacefully at Cooinda Aged Peoples Home, Lithgow.  Of Lithgow.  Loving wife of Nev (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law, much loved Grandma and dear sister & sister-in-law and auntie of their families.

Aged 91 years

“In God’s presence”

Funeral and committal services for DOLCE will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON MONDAY (4TH NOVEMBER, 2019) AT 11.30 AM.  At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.  Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.


THOMAS (nee WILSON): Betty Ruth 24 October, 2019 peacefully at Cooinda Aged Peoples Home, Lithgow. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Lionel (dec), loved mother of Carolyn, much loved Nan of Graham, Erin and great grandmother of Maddison and Laila, dear sister & sister-in-law of Joyce & Bill Dellabosca (both dec), Faye & John Smith and fond auntie of their families.

Aged 88 years.

Forever in our hearts

Funeral & committal services for BETTY will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (31ST OCTOBER, 2019) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Breast Cancer Foundation and may be left at the Church.


SCHUMACHER:      Aaron Jeffery             Suddenly at his home in Lithgow. Dear son of Jeff & Lillian (deceased), step-son of Sybil, Brother of Nycole & Chris, father of Jessica & Rhees.

Aged 47 years.

Rest in peace.

Privately cremated.


WENSEMIUS:    Kurt Scott  15 October, 2019 suddenly at Llandilo.  Formerly of Lithgow.  Much loved son of Scott & Debbie, dearly loved father of Lara, Hunter, Archer (dec), dear brother of Renee.

Aged 25 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for KURT will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (30TH OCTOBER, 2019) AT 11.00 AM.  At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to Black Dog Institute and may be left at the church.


WOODIN:  (nee VICKERS)  Carol Ivy  8 October, 2019 suddenly at Venice, Italy.  Of Portland.  Formerly of Orange.  Dearly loved wife of Ray, loved mother & mother-in-law of Stephen Drew, David (dec), Tony & Nicole, Ian & Mandy, Mark & Tianna, much loved Grandma of Ashley, Kirsten, Callum, Kayla, Jye, Caitlin and great grandmother of her greatgrandchildren, dear sister & sister-in-law of Dian, Steven & Deborah, Susan & Lindsay, Kym & John and auntie of their families, special friend of Robert & Carmel.

Aged 75 years

Always loved and remembered.

Funeral and committal services for CAROL will be held in Old Bowenfels Presbyterian Church, ON FRIDAY (25TH OCTOBER, 2019) AT 11.00AM.  At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.  Members of Lithgow Legacy, Lithgow Workmen’s Club, Portland RSL Sport and Recreation Club and Portland Quilters are invited to attend.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Cancer Council N.S.W. and may be left at the church.


HOGAN (nee KELLY):       Pauline Ann               15 October, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Tom (deceased), loved mother & mother-in-law of Paul (deceased), Carlene & Alistair Dowie, Matthew & Karen, Robyn & Michael Nicholson, Sue & Paul McKinnon, much loved ‘Nan’ of Mickayla, Sammie, Thomas, Dane, Ellen, Katherine, Ben, Rebecca, Molly, Dominic & Tessa, dear sister of Robyn & Raymond, fond sister-in-law & auntie of their families.

Aged 80 years.

May she rest in peace with her beloved Tom.

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of PAULINE will be celebrated in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON MONDAY (21ST OCTOBER, 2019) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the prayers following the Mass private cremation will take place. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Lithgow Hospital Auxiliary & may be left at the church.


FARRELL (nee KERR):  Gladys May 13 October, 2019 peacefully at Tanderra Nursing Home, Lithgow.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Neville (Mick) (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Peter (dec), Gary & Patricia, Heather & Mark Anderson, much loved Nan of Nicholas & Kim, Christopher, dear sister & sister-in-law of Norman & Doreen (both dec) and auntie of their family.

 Aged 87 years.

“Sadly Missed”

Funeral and committal services for GLADYS will be held in the Chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura ON MONDAY (21ST OCTOBER, 2019) AT 11.00 AM.  Members of the Lithgow Workmen Club are invited to attend.


GLENDINNING: John (Johnboy) 13 October, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Loved father & father-in-law of Sandra & David Forbes, Allan & Kaylene, Michael (deceased), Susan Glendinning, Julie & Mark Gill, much loved Grandad of Samuel, Brody, Grace, Ty & Jorja, dear brother & brother-in-law of Peter & Vanessa, George (dec) & fond uncle of their families.

   Aged 79 years

 Forever in our Hearts

Prayers for the repose of the soul of JOHN will be offered in St Patrick’s Catholic Church Mort Street, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (18TH OCTOBER, 2019) AT 1.00PM. At the conclusion of the prayers private interment will take place. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club & Club Lithgow are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Cancer Council NSW & may be left at the Church.


DRINKALL: Peter Ashley (Drinx) 10 October, 2019 peacefully at his home. Of Wallerawang and formerly of Bathurst & Sydney. Dearly loved husband of Dot, loved father of Jacquelene & Nina, much loved Pop of Louis, dear brother of Lynette, dear brother-in-law of John & the Trotter family and a fond uncle of their families

Aged 75 years.

Forever in our hearts

A memorial service to celebrate the life of PETER will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (18TH OCTOBER, 2019) AT 11.00AM. Members of the Lithgow Environment Group & the Barton Park Giant Trees Arboretum Inc. are invited to attend. Flowers are appreciated but as an alternative, donations could be considered to the Barton Park Giant Trees Arboretum Inc. and may be left at the Church.


FARR:  Frank Maxwell (Max) NSS 13100 (Vietnam Veteran)  14 October, 2019 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow.  Of  Lithgow. Formerly of North Ryde.   Loving son of Frank & Elsie (both dec), dearly loved brother of Lynette, Marcia and five other living siblings.

Aged 73 years

“ A fine gentleman, loved by many”

“Served his country well”

“Fear not for I Am with you”

Respecting Max’s wishes a private cremation was held YESTERDAY (17TH OCTOBER, 2019).  His final resting place will be at Pine Grove Memorial Park, Minchinbury reunited with his family.


MILLER (nee BOTTLE): Deborah Mary (Deb) 7 October, 2019 suddenly at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Portland and formerly of North Richmond. Dearly loved wife of Rodney, loved mother & mother-in-law of Joseph & Peta, Judith & Christopher, Amanda & Tony, Jessica & Tamati, much loved Nanny of Travis, Latisha, Abby, Axle, Harley & Corey, dear sister of Johnny, George (dec), Sylvia, Garry, Geoffrey, Julia, Gail, fond sister-in-law & auntie of their families.

Aged 61 years

“Wonderwoman, SuperMum”

Funeral & committal services for DEBORAH will be held in the Chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura ON THURSDAY (17TH OCTOBER, 2019) AT 11.30AM.


LEGGE:        Stewart Robert          7 October, 2019 peacefully at Port Kembla Hospital. Of Wollongong & formerly of Marrangaroo. Beloved son of Kathryn & Eric, loving brother & best friend of Alexandra.

Aged 29 years.

Funeral & committal services for STEWART will be held in St. Michael’s Anglican Cathedral, Corner of Church & Market Streets, Wollongong ON MONDAY (14TH OCTOBER, 2019) AT 12.00 O’CLOCK. At the conclusion of the services private interment will take place. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Melanoma Institute Australia & may be left at the church.


NEWCOMBE (nee DOWDELL):   Catherine Cecilia (KITTY). Passed away peacefully at her home in Lithgow on Monday 7th October, 2019.

Dearly loved wife of Dave (deceased), loved mother and mother-in-law of Jacqueline and Ross Mansell (Kiama), Ian Newcombe (Newcastle), Allan Newcombe (deceased), Jenny and Peter McKie (Canberra), Rhelma and Don Pardy (The Oaks), Loretta Newcombe (South Penrith), Cacy and Trevor Watkins (Lithgow), Regina Newcombe (deceased), and Glenn Newcombe (Lithgow). Much loved Grandma of her 14 grandchildren Kurt, Davina, Louise (deceased) Vivien, Adele, David, Elise, Matt, Dylan, Lauren, Ben, Jake, Kyle, Ayesha and her 10 great grandchildren Josie, Kipp, Tess, Tayla, Makenzie, Eden, Angus, Quinn, Nicholas and Coco. Dear sister of Ray Dowdell, Tommy Dowdell and Stella Barker (all deceased), fond sister-in-law and aunty of their families, and of the Newcombe families.

Aged 93 years

‘Always in our hearts’

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of KITTY NEWCOMBE will be celebrated in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (11TH OCTOBER, 2019) AT 12.00 O’CLOCK. At the conclusion of the prayers following the Mass the cortege will proceed to the family grave Catholic portion of Lowther Cemetery. Flowers are appreciated but as an alternative, donations could be considered to the Australian Cancer Research Foundation & may be left at the church.


BURNS:         Douglas John (Doug)            5 October, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow & formerly of Young. Devoted & much loved husband of Margaret, adored father & father-in-law of Kathy & Jeff, Julia & Des, Diane & Ray and their families.

Aged 84 years.

“Our cheeky, loving song & dance man has left us.”

Funeral and committal services for DOUG will be held in St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (10TH OCTOBER, 2019) AT 11.30AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of Club Lithgow & the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Lithgow Branch of Can Assist & may be left at the church.


WILKINSON:           Ronald George (Ron)           28 September, 2019 peacefully at Royal Brisbane Hospital. Dearly loved father of Leanne, devoted Pop of Samantha, Cody, Lekira & Charlie, loved son of Florry (deceased), dear brother of Clara (deceased), much loved uncle & great uncle.

Aged 73 years.

“A battle well fought.”

A graveside service for RON will be held in the Capertee Cemetery ON WEDNESDAY (9TH OCTOBER, 2019) AT 2.00PM. In memory of RON please wear a touch of Orange.


BANNAN:      James Norman (Jim)                        30 September, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Dawn, loved father & father-in-law of Jenny, Anne, Craig & Sam, much loved Pop of Thomas & Lily.

Aged 78 years.

Loved by his family

Respecting JIM’S wishes a private cremation took place ON THURSDAY 3RD OCTOBER, 2019.


HAYDEN (nee CORNEY):              Beryl               Of Normanhurst & formerly of Lithgow. Beloved wife of Morris (deceased), loved mother of Derely & Fiona and cherished Nan of Brittany & Shavaun, Isabella, Joseph, Isaac & Jaya, adored sister of Joan (deceased), Ross (deceased), Doreen Sheehan & Jean Partridge, special aunt and friend to so many.

“She fought the good fight”.

In her 91st year.

Till we meet again

A service of thanksgiving for the life of BERYL HAYDEN will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (3RD OCTOBER, 2019) AT 11.30AM. At the conclusion of the service private interment will take place. Flowers are appreciated but as an alternative, donations could be considered to Adventist Aged Care’s Elizabeth Lodge, Normanhurst & may be left at the church.


BAILEY (nee THOMAS):  Enid Elsie  26  September, 2019 peacefully at Ilumba Gardens Hostel, Kelso. Formerly of Lidsdale.  Dearly loved wife of Michael (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Anne & Andy Holden, Lynne, Paul & Karen, much loved Grandma of Matthew & Alicia, Daniel & Jennifer, Rachael & John, Oliver & Sally, Christopher & Tilly, Elena and great grandmother of her great grandchildren, dear sister & sister-in-law and auntie of their families.

Aged 92 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for ENID will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON TUESDAY (1ST OCTOBER, 2019) AT 11.00 AM.   At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to the McGrath Foundation and may be left at the church.


DRAY:  Peter John  21 September, 2019 peacefully at Opal Aged Care, Bathurst.  Dearly loved son of  Allan (dec) & Mary, dear brother of  Sandra, Narrelle, Annette, Victor, Fran, Keith, John, Jean & brother-in-law of their partners and uncle of their families.

Aged 62 years

“For nothing loved is ever lost and he was loved so much.”

Funeral and committal services for PETER will be held in St. Stephen’s Anglican Church, Portland  ON MONDAY (30TH SEPTEMBER, 2019) AT 11.00 AM.  At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to  Glenray Bathurst and may be left at the church.


TURNER (nee FAULKNER):         Kathleen Rose (Kath)           19 September, 2019 peacefully at Tanderra Nursing Home, Lithgow. Of Lithgow & formerly of Mount Wilson. Loved mother & mother-in-law of Kerrie & Jim, Stephen & Gail, Olga, Robert & Jenny, grandmother & great grandmother of their children.

Aged 90 years

Forever in our hearts.

A private service was held in our chapel followed by cremation last Wednesday.


McCANN (nee GRIFFIS):     Lucy Evelyn   20 September, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Portland. Loved mother of her 15 children, much loved Nan of her 44 grandchildren & 48 great grandchildren, dear sister, sister-in-law & auntie of her family.

Aged 84 years

Always in our hearts.

A graveside service for LUCY McCANN will be held in the lawn portion of Cullen Bullen Cemetery ON THURSDAY (26TH SEPTEMBER, 2019) AT  10.30AM.


SECKOLD:   Edward John (Ted)  12 September, 2019 peacefully at Cooinda Aged Peoples Home, Lithgow. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Maisie (deceased), loved father & father-in-law of Ralph & Bernadette, Mark & Debbie, much loved Pop of Chris & Jennifer, Ben & Rowen, Michael & Larissa and his 10 great grandchildren,

Aged 92 years.

Reunited with Maisie.

Funeral & committal services for EDWARD (TED) SECKOLD will be held in St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Lithgow ON TUESDAY (24TH SEPTEMBER, 2019) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of Club Lithgow & the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Lithgow District Hospital & may be left at the church.


McDONALD (nee GRANT formerly DAY):   Coralie Anne  16 September, 2019 peacefully at Tanderra Nursing Home, Lithgow.  Of Lithgow.  Loving wife of Barry Day (dec), much loved wife of Ross, loved mother & mother-in-law of Catherine & Peter Lockhart, Juanita & Lee Bauwens, cherished Grandma of Grace, Stella, Alice, Olivia, Angus, Jack, Zane, dear sister & sister-in-law of Frances & John Molden, Doug & Judy Grant, Greg & Andrea Grant and auntie of their families.

Aged 78 years

Forever in our hearts

Prayers for the repose of CORALIE’S soul will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON MONDAY (23RD  SEPTEMBER, 2019) AT 11.00AM.  At the conclusion of the prayers a private cremation will take place.  Members of Lithgow Historical Society, Lithgow Inner Wheel Club, Lithgow Musical Society, Lithgow Quota Club, Lithgow Swimming Club  & Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to Tanderra Nursing Home and may be left at the church.


CROWE  (nee CHODAT):   Jeanette Maree  14 September, 2019 surrounded by her loving family at Bathurst Base Hospital. Of Portland. Loving wife of Greg, loved mother & mother-in-law of Robert & Helen, Geoff & Tanya, Katrina & Jason, much loved Nan of Jacob, Jayden, Joel, Lacee, great grandmother of Chase, Honor, Beckham, Blair, Catherina, dear sister & sister-in-law of Marie, Billie, Debbie & Barry and auntie of their families

Aged 73 years

‘Forever in our hearts’

A service for JEANETTE  will be held in Portland Uniting Church, Wolgan Street, Portland ON FRIDAY (20TH SEPTEMBER, 2019) AT 2.00 PM.  At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the Lawn portion of  Portland Cemetery.  Members of the Portland RSL Sport and Recreation Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to the National Heart Foundation and may be left at the church.


QUINN:          Graham          12 September, 2019 peacefully at his home in Lithgow with his darling by his side. Dearly loved partner of Gladys, loved father & father-in-law of Glenda & Noel, Susan & Noel, Debbie, Robyn & Mark, Graeme & Natalie, Warren & Denise, Dennis & Carolyn, Dale & Phil and Graham, much loved Pop of his grandchildren, great grandchildren & great great grandchildren, dear brother of Ron, Milton, Colyn, Peter, Deidre (all deceased), Kerry & Ken, fond brother-in-law & uncle of their families.

In his 84th year.

Forever loved.

A service for GRAHAM QUINN will be held in St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (20TH SEPTEMBER, 2019) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the Anglican No.2 portion of Lithgow Cemetery. Members of Club Lithgow & the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Lung Foundation Australia & may be left at the church.


HODGKINSON: John (Pop)           10 September, 2019 suddenly at his home. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved father & father-in-law of Lyn & Steve, Kathy & Leigh, Chris, much loved Pop of his grandchildren, great grandchildren and extended family, dear brother of Mary & Nancy, fond brother-in-law & uncle of their families.

Aged 88 years.

‘Loved friend & mentor to many’

Funeral & committal services for JOHN will be held in the Chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura ON THURSDAY (19TH SEPTEMBER, 2019) AT 11.00AM. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Lithgow Community Projects and may be left at the Chapel.


CATTO:         Geoffrey Osmond      11 September, 2019 suddenly at his home in Marrangaroo Fields. Dearly loved husband of Katherine Nora Catto (deceased).

A private service was held in our chapel followed by cremation ON TUESDAY 17TH SEPTEMBER, 2019.


DUKES:  Kenneth George (Rocky)  9 September, 2019 Surrounded by his loving family.  Of Gosforth.  Formerly of Wallerawang.   Soul mate of Robyn, loving father & father-in-law of Kylie (dec) & Michael Barrett, Justin & Abbie, Carl & Tracey, grandfather of Baby Angel (dec),  Axyl, Amber-Jane and Levi, loving brother & brother-in-law and uncle of their families.

Aged 69 years.

‘Forever in our hearts until we meet again’

A service for KENNETH  will be held in St. John The Evangelist Church, Wallerawang,  ON MONDAY (16TH SEPTEMBER, 2019) AT 11.00 AM.  At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the Lawn Portion of Pipers Flat Cemetery.


MARTIN: John Laurence Henderson  8 September, 2019 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow. Formerly of Rydal. Dearly loved husband of Kay, loved father & father-in-law of David (dec), Andrew & Sarah, Jonathon & Julie, Cate & Ian Menz, Stuart & Linda, much loved grandfather of Belinda, Thomas, Emma, William, Kai, Neve`, Lauchlan and Tom, dear brother of Rosemary Higgins & fond uncle of her family .

Aged 87 years.

Forever in our hearts

A service for JOHN will be held in St. John the Evangelist Church, Wallerawang ON THURSDAY (12TH SEPTEMBER, 2019) AT 11.00AM.  At the conclusion of the service private cremation will take place. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Flying Doctors & may be left at the Church.


RINGIN:   Brian Bernard  3 September, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Lithgow.   Dearly loved husband of Colleen, loved father & father-in-law of Mark & Ann-Maree, Brett (dec), Brad & Michelle, Tanya & Neville Pallier, Troy (dec), much loved Pop of Luke, Matt & Kate, Brendan, Jessie, Brock, great grandfather of Oscar, dear brother & brother-in-law and uncle of their families.

Aged 85 years

Forever in our hearts

A graveside service for BRIAN will be held  in the Anglican No.2  portion of Lithgow Cemetery, ON TUESDAY (10TH SEPTEMBER, 2019) AT 11.30AM.


BRESAC:   Paul Anthony  4 September, 2019 suddenly at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved son of Otto (dec) & Margaret, husband of Carla (dec), loving partner of Narelle, loved father of Fallon, dear brother & brother-in-law of Cathy, Bernard & Bev, Gemma & Wayne Clarke, Peter & Debbie, Frances, Damien & Jay, and uncle of their families, loved by his extended family.

Aged 63 years

Gave so much to others & asked for nothing in return

Prayers for the repose of PAUL’S soul will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON MONDAY (9TH SEPTEMBER, 2019) AT 11.00AM.  At the conclusion of the prayers a private cremation will take place.  Members of Club Lithgow & Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to the National Heart Foundation and may be left at the church.


MONAGHAN (nee COSTELLO): Joyce Margaret   27 August, 2019 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow. Of South Bowenfels. Dearly loved wife of Alan (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Ron & Sharron, Sandra (dec), Pam Shadbolt, Narelle & Bob Taylor, Terry & Arlene, Karen & Derek Holland, cherished Nan of her grandchildren & great grandchildren, dear sister & sister-in-law of Bill (dec) & Esme, Dixie (dec), Elsie & Colin (dec), Jim & Shirley (both dec) and fond auntie of their families.

Aged 92 years.

We will meet again.

Funeral & Committal services for JOYCE will be held in Old Bowenfels Presbyterian Church, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (4TH SEPTEMBER, 2019) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Dementia Australia & may be left at the church.


MEWBURN (nee KIRK):    Milba Dorothy           18 August, 2019 peacefully at Blue Mountains District ANZAC Memorial Hospital, Katoomba. Of Portland & formerly of Mount Wilson. Dearly loved wife of Albert (deceased).

Aged 77 years.

Rest in peace.

A service for MILBA MEWBURN will be held in the Anglican Church of St. George, The Avenue, Mount Wilson ON TUESDAY (3RD SEPTEMBER, 2019) AT 1.00PM thence to be followed by interment in the adjoining churchyard cemetery.


REDDING (nee TAIT):  Shirley  26 August, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of George, loved mother & mother-in-law of Shirley & Grahame McKenzie, George & Lyn, much loved Nan of Natalie, Adrian & Michelle, great grandmother of Bailey, Ethan, Imogen, Gabbi, Mirrin, dear sister & sister-in-law of Mavis & John Morris (both dec), Jack & May Redding and auntie of their families and loved by her extended families.  In honor of Shirley please wear something pink.

Aged 87 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for SHIRLEY will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (30TH AUGUST, 2019) AT 2.00 PM.   At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.  Members of Lithgow Quota Club, Shirley Club, Lithgow Vintage Motor Club, Lithgow Workmen’s Club and Lithgow Tidy Towns are invited to attend.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Tanderra Nursing Home and may be left at the church.


YOUNG (nee BOYD – SKINNER) : Anne Margaret  24 August, 2019 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Tom (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Stephen & Sue, Julieanne & Wayne, much loved Nan of Alicia (dec), Katie, Gemma, Cody and Cassie, dear sister, sister-in-law & fond auntie of their families.

Aged 78 years

Forever in our hearts

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of ANNE will be celebrated in St Patrick’s Catholic Church Mort Street, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (30TH AUGUST, 2019) AT 12.00 O’CLOCK. At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass the cortege will proceed to the Lawn No.2 portion of Lithgow Cemetery. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Dementia Australia and may be left at the Church.


FAHEY: Kym Elizabeth 16 August, 2019 peacefully at her home, surrounded by her loving family. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Steve, loved mother of Elsea, Charlie, Paul and Yolanda, loving Nan of Lilly, much loved daughter of Steve & Edwina Fahey.

Aged 46 years.

Forever in our hearts

Funeral & committal services for KYM will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (23RD AUGUST, 2019) AT 12.00 O’CLOCK. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place.


BEYNON: William Clive (Bill) 12 August, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Agnes, loved father & father-in-law of Phil & Helen, Clive (dec) & Donna, much loved Pop of Garry, Mark, Tara, Damon, great grandfather of Ben and Riley, dear brother of Miriam Weekes, Tot Smith (both dec), Shirley Addison, Fay Quinell, Trevor Beynon, fond brother-in-law & uncle of their families.

Aged 96 years.

Forever in our hearts

‘So mote it be’

Funeral & committal services for WILLIAM will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (21ST AUGUST, 2019) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of the Masonic Brethren, Club Lithgow & the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.


DICKSON:    Robert David (Rob)             8 August, 2019 unexpectedly at Sodwalls. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Kathy, loved father & father-in-law of Matthew & Laura, Rachel & Chris Holden, Aliesha & Jonny Zuvela, much loved Pop of Mia, Evie, Zeke, Seth & Annaliese, dear brother of Sharon & Lisa, loved son-in-law of Frank & Patricia Godfrey, fond brother-in-law & uncle of their families.

Aged 61 years.

Now with God.

Funeral & committal services for the late ROB DICKSON will be held in the Lithgow Bible Church, Col Drewe Drive, Lithgow ON TUESDAY (20TH AUGUST, 2019) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of Club Lithgow & the Lithgow Optimists Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to CareFlight & may be left at the church.


ELTON: Jack  13 August, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lidsdale & formerly of Wentworthville. Dearly loved husband of Betty (dec), loved father & father-in-law of Ray & Zeena, Ruth & John (dec), John & Jeannette, Peter (dec), Mark & Tina, Brian & Marian, much loved Pop of his 13 grandchildren & 20 great grandchildren, dear brother of Marj, Gwen, Ruth (all dec) and Tom, fond brother-in-law & uncle of their families.

Aged 88 years.

Forever in our hearts

Funeral & committal services for JACK will be held in the Chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura ON FRIDAY (16TH AUGUST, 2019) AT 12.30PM.


McCABE:  John Lawrence  23July, 2019 suddenly at Nepean Hospital, Kingswood.  Of Lithgow.  Loving son of John & Agnes (both dec), dear brother & brother-in-law of Anne, Paul (dec), Tom, Cathie & Renato, Michael (dec).

Aged 68 years.

Forever in our hearts

Graveside prayers for the repose of JOHN’S soul will be offered in the Lawn No.2 Portion of  Lithgow Cemetery ON MONDAY (5TH AUGUST, 2019) AT 1.00PM.  Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.


MERRICK:               Ronald Thomas (Ron)          20 July, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Formerly of Wallerawang. Dearly loved husband of Val, loved father & father-in-law of Darryl & Cassandra and Graham, much loved Pop of Logan & Amelia, fond brother, brother-in-law & uncle of his family.

Aged 76 years.

“Always loved.”

Funeral & committal services for the late RONALD MERRICK will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (26th July, 2019) AT 2.00PM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Tanderra Nursing Home & may be left at the church.


LEGGE (nee BURROUGHS): June Valerie 15 July, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Alex (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Val & Speed, Sandy, Bev & Paul (dec), Tom, Diana & Ian, Peter & Jenni, much loved Nan of Carlo, Cherie, Sam, Scott (dec), Anthony, Mark, Jessica, Benton, Jarrod, Matthew & her great grandchildren Byron, Sienna, Howie and Oaklyn, dear sister of Bonjon, Rosie, Georgie, Lilian and Kenny (all dec) and fond auntie of their families.

      Aged 86 years

 Gone to be with Dad.

Love you Mum.

Prayers for the repose of the soul of JUNE will be offered in St Patrick’s Catholic Church Mort Street, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (24TH JULY, 2019) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the prayers the cortege will proceed to the Lawn No.1 portion of Lithgow Cemetery. Members of the Vale Ladies and L.I.N.C are invited to attend.


LARKIN: Janice Merle (Jan)  16 July, 2019 peacefully at Cooinda Aged Peoples Home, Lithgow. Formerly of Ben Bullen. Dearly loved daughter of Reg & Gladys (both dec), loved sister & sister-in-law of Reginald & Aileen and Geoffrey, much loved auntie of Gregory & Brenda, great auntie of Grant.

Aged 76 years.

Rest In Peace.

A service for JANICE will be held in St. Stephen’s Anglican Church, Portland ON MONDAY (22ND JULY, 2019) AT 2.00PM. At the conclusion of the service the Cortege will proceed to the Anglican portion of Cullen Bullen Cemetery.


FENTON (nee TALBOT):  Sonia Campbell  11 July, 2019 peacefully at Portland Tabulam Cottages, Portland.   Formerly of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Jack (dec), much cherished mother & mother-in-law of Ruth & Kerry Morris, Heather & Rex Davis, Peter & Sue, Paul & Jane, loving Nan & Gran of her 10 grandchildren & 25 great grandchildren, much loved sister & sister-in-law and auntie of their families.

Aged 91 years

Forever in our hearts

A service for SONIA will be held in St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Roy Street, Lithgow ON, MONDAY (22ND JULY, 2019) AT 11.00 AM.  At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the family grave, Anglican  No.1 portion of Lithgow cemetery.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Kidney Kids and may be left at the church.


THOMPSON: Lester  12 July, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved husband of Rebecca, loved father & father-in-law of Stephanie & Kristian, Rose & Josh, dear brother & brother-in-law and uncle of their families.  Please wear smart casual bright colors.

Aged 85 years

Always remembered, Sadly missed

 A service for LESTER will be held in the Seventh Day Adventist Church, Albert Street, Lithgow  ON FRIDAY (19TH JULY, 2019) AT 1.00 PM.  Thence to be followed by committal prayers at Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura AT 3.00PM.  Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club and Ulysses Club are invited to attend.


CAESAR:  John  6 July, 2019 peacefully at Concord Repatriation General Hospital, Concord.  Of Cullen Bullen.  Loving husband of Wendy, much loved father & father-in-law of Nichole, Michele & Grant, Mark & Donna, Jamee & Derek, Victor & Kathryn, Ross & Kerrilyn, cherished Pa of his 11 grandchildren.

Aged 79 years

“Almost 39”

To be present with his Lord

Funeral and committal services for JOHN will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (18TH JULY, 2019) AT 11.00 AM.   At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to the National Heart Foundation  and may be left at the church.


OUSBY:  Robert James (Stan)  13 July, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved husband of Kaye, dear brother & brother-in-law of Valerie (dec) & John, Ronald (dec), Richard (Dickie), Ralph Hatton and uncle of  Gary, Karen, Mark and their families.

Aged 72 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for STAN will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (17TH JULY, 2019) AT 11.00 AM.   At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take  place.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to Tanderra Nursing Home and may be left at the church.



CAMBRIDGE (nee HAYES):  Joyce Mercia  6 July, 2019 passed away at Three Tree Lodge.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Tom (dec), cherished Mum & mother-in-law of Billy & Helen, Johnny & Joanne, Liz & Smiley Baker, Special Nana of Matt, Andy, Mark (dec), Chantelle, Ettie (dec), Luke, Sarah, Kerrie, Stephen, Rachel and their partners, Great Nana of Reannon, Zanna, Zaak, Tom, Finn, Jack, Hayden, Noah, Riley and Mia, dear sister of Marj (dec).

Aged 95 years

Gone to be with Dad

Love you Mum

Funeral and committal services for JOYCE will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON TUESDAY (16TH JULY, 2019) AT 11.00 AM.   At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place. Members of Lithgow Legacy are invited to attend.


DAVERN:   Ronald Hector (Ron)  1 July, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Lithgow.   Formerly of Portland.  Husband of Helen, loved father & father-in-law of Dean & Dianne, Amber & Jamie (both dec), Mark & Karen, Glenn, loving grandfather of his grandchildren, loving brother and brother-in-law and uncle.

Aged 80 years

“Always loved”

A graveside service for RON will be held  in the Church of England portion of Ilford Cemetery, Cafe Road, Ilford  ON MONDAY (15TH JULY, 2019) AT 11.00AM.  Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Cancer Council N.S.W. and may be left at the cemetery.


TULLEY: Kenneth John (Ken)   7 July, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of  Rydal. Dearly loved husband of Norma, loved father & father-in-law of Janelle & Andy, Darren, much loved Pop of Courtney & Ross, Ryan & Amanda, Luke (dec), Terry, Sarah and of his 4 great grandchildren.

Aged 83 years.

 Loved always.

A graveside service for KEN will be held in the Anglican portion of Rydal Cemetery ON FRIDAY (12TH JULY, 2019) at 2.30PM. Members of the Rydal Bushfire Brigade & the Rydal Show Society are invited to attend.


HAMMONDS (nee McLENNAN):  Beryl Ruth  5 July, 2019 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Alf (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Gai & Geoff Hart, Shelly & Emery Kertesz, much loved Nanna of her grandchildren Angela & Ben, Chantelle & Adam, Heather & Jason, Shannon & Phoebe and great grandmother of Beau, Xara, Evie, Kai.

Aged 89 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for BERYL will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (12TH JULY, 2019) AT 1.00 PM.   At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.  Members of Club Lithgow, Lithgow Senior Citizens and Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to Alzheimer’s Australia  and may be left at the church.


MERRICK (nee THOMPSON): Shirley May (Shirl) 2 July, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Mount Victoria. Dearly loved wife of Patrick (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Jim & Bronwyn and Glenn, Nan of Samuel, dear sister & sister-in-law of Marie (dec) & Peter, Jack & Elaine (dec), Joyce & Dennis (dec), Doris & Lionel (dec), Geoffrey (dec) & Barbara, Robert & Marion and fond auntie of their families.

Aged 89 years.

Forever in our hearts

A service for SHIRLEY will be held in St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Blackheath ON THURSDAY (11TH JULY, 2019) AT 11.00 AM. At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the Presbyterian 1 portion of Blackheath Cemetery. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Red Shield Appeal & may be left at the church.


WEEKES:  Dawn Leone  2 July, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved mother of Ian, Karen, Alan, Glen, Kim & mother-in-law of their partners,  much loved Nan & Grandma of her grandchildren & great grandchildren, a dear sister & sister-in- law and auntie of their families.

Aged 81 years.

Forever in  our hearts & sadly missed.

Prayers for the repose of the soul of DAWN will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON TUESDAY (9TH   JULY, 2019) AT 11.00AM.  At the conclusion of the prayers the cortege will proceed to the Catholic No.2 portion of Lithgow Cemetery.  Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Lithgow District Hospital and may be left at the church.


BURTON:  Donald  Malcolm Raicha (Don)  1 July, 2019 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved husband of Rae, dearly loved father & father-in-law of Andrew, Fiona & Andrew Tickle, much loved Pop of his grandchildren.

Aged 85 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for DONALD will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON MONDAY (8TH JULY, 2019) AT 11.00 AM.   At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.  Members of the Lithgow Golf Club and Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to Three Tree Lodge and may be left at the church.


BANKS (nee AUSBURN):     Maria Blunden (Marie)  29 June, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Cullen Bullen.  Much loved wife of Ted (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Ted & Carol (dec), Pam (dec), & Ken, John & Katherine, Maureen & Bernhard, Carol & Jim, Stella (Maree) & Phillip (dec), Greg (dec), Denise & Mick (dec), Janneane & Graham, Les (dec), much loved Big Nan of her 15 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren & 4 great great grandchildren, dear sister of Harold, Lillian and auntie of their families.

Aged 97 years

‘Forever in our hearts’

A service for MARIE will be held in St. Brendan’s Catholic Church, Cullen Bullen  ON FRIDAY (5TH JULY, 2019) AT 2.00 PM.  At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the Anglican portion of Cullen Bullen cemetery.  No Flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to the National Heart Foundation and may be left at the church.


HALEY: Patrick John (John) 28 June, 2019 peacefully after a very long illness. Of Wollongong.  Formerly of Lithgow. Beloved husband of Joan, dearly loved father & father-in-law of Garry & Debbie, Joanne & Stephen, adored Pop of Allison, Shane, Karissa, Tara and his 5 great grandchildren, dear brother of Thomas, Bartholomew (both dec), Emma & fond uncle of their families.

          Aged 87 years

 Always loved & sadly missed.

Prayers for the repose of the soul of PATRICK will be offered in St Patrick’s Catholic Church Mort Street, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (5TH JULY, 2019) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the prayers the cortege will proceed to the Lawn No. 2 portion of Lithgow Cemetery.


STONE (nee POW):           Isaballa  (Isa)    26th June, 2019 peacefully at Cooinda Aged Peoples Home, Lithgow.  Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of  Ken (dec), dear sister & sister-in-law of Jean & Muir (both dec), Elizabeth & Robert, Christina & Arthur (both dec), Tom & Beverley and auntie of their families.

Aged 87 years.

Reunited with Ken

Together with the Lord

A service for ISABALLA will be held in the Lithgow Bible Church, Col Drewe Drive, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (3RD JULY, 2019) AT 11.00AM.  At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the Baptist portion of Lithgow cemetery.


RAINES: Keith Douglas  25 June, 2019 suddenly at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow.  Formerly of “Merry Garth” Mt Wilson.  Dearly loved husband of Libby (dec), loved father & father-in- law of Peter & Linda, Robert & Tina, Beth, much loved Grandpa of Pip, Molly, Bill, Jack, dear brother of Betty and Ronald.

 Aged 87 years.

Forever in our hearts and sadly missed.

Funeral and committal services for KEITH will be held in the Chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura ON MONDAY (1ST JULY, 2019) AT 2.00 PM.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to the Mt. Wilson / Mt. Irvine Rural Fire Brigade and may be left at the chapel.


BUCKLEY (nee HICKEY): Margaret Ann 22 June, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Beloved wife of John (dec), dearly loved mother & mother-in-law of Peter & Lisa, Corinna & Graeme, Rebecca & Andrew, Mark, Nicole & Brett, cherished Nan of Hannah, Brad, Amy, Lara, Maggie, Jayden, Angus, Elizabeth, Clare, Hamish and Kate, loved sister & sister-in-law of John & Diane and much loved cousin of Lesley.

Aged 71 years.

Gone to soon, loved by all, sadly missed

A service for MARGARET will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON MONDAY (1ST JULY, 2019) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the service private interment will take place. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Daffodil Cottage & may be left at the Church.


WATTERSON:  Henry William  20 June, 2019 unexpectedly, at Nepean Hospital, Kingswood. Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved partner of Hazel, loved father & father-in-law of Barry & Eleonora, Susan & Neil, David & Christine (dec), Russell & Sharon, Janeen & Garry, much loved Grandad of his 10 grandchildren and great grandfather of his 9 great grandchildren, dear brother of Arthur, Jack, Dulcie (all dec) and uncle of their families.

             Aged 91 years

Always remembered & sadly missed

Funeral & committal services for HENRY will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (28TH JUNE, 2019) AT 2.00 PM.  At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.  Members of the Retired Railwayman’s Association,  Masonic Brethren, Club Lithgow and Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.


OHLSEN: Freda Jane 20 June, 2019 peacefully at Cooinda Aged Peoples Home, Lithgow. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved mother of Grahame Higlett (dec), Barry Higlett & Ross Higlett, loved mother-in-law of Tanya and Kerrie much loved ‘Ma’ of Tegan and Gemma, much loved ‘Great Ma’ of Bentley, dear sister of Phyllis Cochrane, Keith Ohlsen (dec), Valma Samuelson a very fond sister-in-law & auntie of their families.

Aged 85 years.

Forever loved & sadly missed

A service for FREDA will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (28th JUNE, 2019) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the service private interment will take place. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.


LESLIE: William (Bill) 20 June, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Joyce, loved father & father-in-law of Carol & Gary, Dianne & Grahame, much loved Pop of David, Sally, Amanda, Jodie, Shellie and ‘Old Pop’ of his 9 great grandchildren, dear brother of Gwen.

Aged 94 years.

Forever in our hearts

‘So mote it be’

Funeral & committal services for WILLIAM will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (26TH JUNE, 2019) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of the Masonic Brethren, Probus, Lithgow Workmen’s Club & Club Lithgow are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Tanderra Nursing Home and may be left at the Church.


O’MARA (nee BIRD): Margaret Jean (Marg)  13 June, 2019 peacefully in her sleep at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Camperdown. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Bill, loved mother & mother-in-law of David, Karen & Todd, Mick, much loved Nan of her 7 grandchildren & Nan Margie of her 5 adored great grandchildren, dear sister of Doug (dec), Barbara, Kevin, Gloria, Pauline, Greg, Mariee, Les, Lois, fond sister-in-law & auntie of their families, dear sister-in-law & auntie of Carol, Sandra & their families in W.A.

Aged 72 years.

Forever in our hearts

Funeral & committal services for MARGARET will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (21ST JUNE, 2019) AT 10.30AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club & Club Lithgow are invited to attend.


GRIFFITHS:  Scott Trevor (Scotty) (Griffo)  11 June, 2019 peacefully at Orange Base Hospital surrounded by his loving family.  Of Orange.  Formerly of Portland.  Dearly loved son of Paul & Helen, dear brother & brother-in-law of Jennene & Chris, Nicole, much loved nephew and fond uncle of Holly, Jacinta, Cooper, Lachlan.

Aged 43 years

Forever and always in our hearts

A service for SCOTT will be held in St. Stephen’s Anglican Church, Portland ON FRIDAY (21ST JUNE, 2019) AT 1.00 PM.  At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the Lawn Portion of Portland Cemetery.


BARBER:                  Bradley (Brad)          10 June, 2019 suddenly at his home ‘Glenroy’, Hartley. Dearly loved husband of Rosemary, loved father & father-in-law of Sally-Anne & Douglas Clues, Claire & Damien Wessell, Tammy & Daniel Beckett, May & Michael Kelly, much loved ‘Pop’ of Angus, Dustin, Kane, Samson, Sylvie, Florence, dear brother of Desmond, Roz, Glenford & Joe, fond brother-in-law & uncle of their families.

Aged 70 years

Dearly loved and respected.

A service for BRAD will be held on the family property ‘Glenroy’, 200 Jenolan Caves Road, Hartley ON WEDNESDAY (19TH JUNE, 2019) AT 12.00 O’CLOCK followed by a private interment. Members of the Hartley Bushfire Brigade & the Hartley Progress Association are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Lithgow Hospital Auxiliary & may be left at the service.


BUCKLEY: Percy Lawrence          5 June, 2019 suddenly at Lithgow District Hospital. Of  Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Gayle (dec), loved father of Debbie, dear brother & brother -in-law of Wayne & Jacqui, Graham & Therese and fond uncle of their families, good friend of Julie, Nat and Kaye.

Aged 75 years.

Forever in our hearts.

Respecting Percy’s wishes a private graveside service was held in Lithgow Cemetery last Thursday (13th June, 2019).


ORCHARD (nee GROVE): Marjorie Nell (Marj) 11 June, 2019 peacefully at Tanderra Nursing Home, Lithgow. Of Lidsdale. Dearly loved wife of Ernie (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Geoff & Marcelle, Jan & Geoff, Ros & Des, Stephen & Lyn, much loved Granma of her 10 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren & 2 great great grandchildren, dear sister, sister-in-law & fond auntie of their families.

In her 100th year.

Forever in our hearts

Funeral & committal services for MARJORIE will be held in St. John the Evangelist Church, Wallerawang ON MONDAY (17TH JUNE, 2019) AT 11.00AM.  At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Friends of St. John’s & may be left at the Church.


MARANDA:       Peter John (Pete)  7 June, 2019 peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family.  Much loved husband of Lana, loved father & father-in-law of Stephen, Kip & Michelle, Michael & Taliah, Dale & Augustino, Shane & Kazzy, Brady, Stacey, loving Grandpa of Mitchell, Tom, Bailey, Talan, Shaylee-May, Jake, Asher, Aidan, Casey, Zac, Mallachy, Lily, Charlotte, Marni, dear brother & brother-in-law of Jaqueline (dec), Christine & Dennis, Johanna & Craig, John & Nina, fond uncle of his 5 nephews & extended family of Seth, Adam, Sasha.

Aged 64 Years

“Go the Eagles”

“Forever in our hearts”

A service for PETER will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow   ON  FRIDAY (14TH JUNE, 2019) AT  2.30 PM.  At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the Lawn portion Pipers Flat Cemetery.  Members of the Wallerawang Bowling Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Lithgow Can Assist and may be left at the church.


BURTON (nee GOODWIN): Lereen Shirley (Rene)     6 June, 2019 suddenly at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved partner of Norm (dec),much loved wife of Ken (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Peter & Kim, Leanne & Laurie, Carol & David, much loved Nan of Aaron, Ashleigh, Krystan, Reece, Curtis, Lewis & great Nan of her 7 great grandchildren, dear sister, sister-in-law & fond auntie of their families.

Aged 87 years.

Forever in our hearts

Funeral & committal services for LEREEN will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (14th JUNE, 2019) AT 12.00 O’CLOCK. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.


ALLAN:  William (Bill)  7 June, 2019 peacefully at Bathurst Base Hospital. Of Kelso.  Formerly of Lithgow (Allan’s Cake Shop).  Dearly loved husband of Dorothy, loved father & father-in-law of Bill & Lucy, Susan, Andrew & Samantha, Jim & Trish, much loved Pop of Matthew, Kathleen & Chris, Stephanie & Dean, Polly, Sabrina, Nicholas, Evie, Susannah, Georgia, great grandfather of Oliver, Claire, dear brother of David, Alwyn (dec) and uncle of their families.

Aged 83 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for BILL will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (12TH JUNE, 2019) AT 1.30 PM.  At the conclusion of the service a private cremation will take place.


McMANUS (nee McANDREW): Ellen Donette  27 May, 2019 tragically at Lyndhurst. Of Meadow Flat. Dearly loved wife of Allen, loved mother & mother-in-law of Donette & Peter, Luke & Vanessa, much loved Nan of James, Joshua, Hayley, Emerson and Mia, loved daughter of Kathleen & Cec (dec) McAndrew, dear sister & sister-in-law of Wayne & Rhonda, Mark & Theresa, Joan & Adrian Smith, Stephen, Tracey & Anthony Atkins, loving aunt of their families.

             Aged 64 years

            ‘Forever in our Hearts’

Prayers for the repose of the soul of ELLEN will be offered in St Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (12TH JUNE, 2019) AT 12.00 O’CLOCK. At the conclusion of the prayers private cremation will take place. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Perthville Convent Heritage Centre and may be left at the Church.


GREEN:  Benjamin Ian (Ben)  18 May, 2019 suddenly at Lithgow.  Of Kingswood.  Dearly loved son of Dale & Adrienne, dear brother of Shayla, Darlene, Nathan, Keith, much loved grandson of Kate Ford and Ian Strickland (dec).

Aged 17 years.

Always remembered and sadly missed.

Funeral and committal services for BEN will be held in the Chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura ON FRIDAY (7TH JUNE, 2019) AT 11.00 AM.


OAKES (nee DRISCOLL):  Annie Elizabeth  1 June, 2019 peacefully at home. Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Roy (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Fred, Robert & Joy, Iris & Marcus, Karen & Jack, Barbara (dec) & Michael, Norm, Dianne (dec), Jake (dec), much loved Nan of her 17 grandchildren & 24 great great grandchildren, beloved sister of Bonnie and a dear auntie.

Aged 91 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for ANNIE will be held in the Chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura ON THURSDAY (6TH JUNE, 2019) AT 11.00 AM.  Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.


BLACKWELL:     Albert Denis (Denis) 27 May, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Joanne and Jeanette (dec), loved father & father-in-law of William & Michelle, Sarah & Nev Bertie, Nathan & Rhiannon and Rebekah, much loved Poppy Denis of Ruby, Delilah, Eden and Issac, dear brother, brother-in-law & fond uncle of their families.

Aged 74 years.

At home with Jesus.

A service for DENIS will be held in the Lithgow Baptist Church, Great Western Highway, Lithgow ON MONDAY (3RD JUNE, 2019) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the service private interment will take place. Please wear a touch of blue to celebrate Denis’ life. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Myeloma Foundation of Australia and may be left at the Church.


SWIFT (nee COLLINS):                  Rae     25 May, 2019 unexpectedly at the Sydney Mater Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Wilson, loved mother & mother-in-law of Michael, Mark & Kym, Steven (deceased), David & Julia, much loved Nan of Brendan, Matthew, Riley, Miranda, Fletcher, Sophie & James, dear sister, sister-in-law & auntie of her family.

Aged 74 years

‘A beautiful lady.’

A service for RAE will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (31ST MAY, 2019) AT 1.30PM. At the conclusion of the service private interment will take place. Members of the Lithgow Basketball Association & the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Melanoma Institute Australia & may be left at the church.


CRAIG (nee O’DONNELL): Mary Bridget  24TH May, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of South Bowenfels.  Dearly loved wife of Bill (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Bernadette & Ralph Seckold, much loved Nan of Chris & Jen and Two Nannies of Muneer, Kayse, Riley, Max, dear sister & sister-in-law of Kath (dec) & Noel Flynn and auntie of their families.

Aged 89 years.

Always in our hearts

Requiem mass for the repose of the soul of MARY will be celebrated in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow on FRIDAY (31ST MAY, 2019) AT 11.00 AM.  At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass a private cremation will take place.  Members of Quota are invited to attend.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to N.S.W. Cancer Council and may be left at the church.


BARLOW:   John  Charles  O.A.M., R.F.D., J.P  25 May, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of  Lithgow.  Beloved husband of Carol & former loving husband of Denise (dec), loved father & father-in-law of Leanne & Rob Farnsworth, loving father & father-in-law of Carol’s children, much loved Pop, Pa & Great Poppy of his grandchildren, great grandchildren & great great grandchildren, much loved brother & brother-in-law of Peter & Patricia, Margaret & Colin (dec), Noel & Shirley (dec), Bernard (dec) & Joan.

Aged 83 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for JOHN will be held in St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Roy Street, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (29TH  MAY, 2019) AT 2.00 PM.  At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.  Members of Club Lithgow, Lithgow Workmen’s Club and City of Lithgow R.S.L. Club Sub-Branch (wear medals) are invited to attend.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the N.S.W. Cancer Council and may be left at the church.


MURDOCH (nee NEWELL):   Willa Margaret  21 May, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Cooinda Aged Peoples Home.  Formerly of Great Western Hwy, Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Norm (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Kathryn & Will Thomas, Jackie & Ian Pender, Mark, Paula (dec) & Mark Roots, much loved Nan of Scott & Pru, Jennifer, Joshua & Tatum, Cain & Elise, Naomi & Matty, Natasha, Matthew & Chanel, Justin & Emily, Mikayla & Brad, Tiarne & Brandon, Great Nanny of Ellie, Dakota, Braith, Evie, Bessie, Billy, Nate, Ryley, Ava, Flynn, Mia, Blake, Shaun, Matilda, dear sister & sister-in-law of Selwyn & Mariam Seaton, Cherie & Tom Bennett, Carol & Ken Wallace and auntie of their families.

Aged 81 years

Forever loved and always in our hearts.

Prayers for the repose of WILLA’S soul will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (24TH MAY, 2019) AT 2.30PM.  At the conclusion of the prayers a private cremation will take place.  Members of Club Lithgow, Lithgow Workmen’s Club and Probus are invited to attend.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Cooinda Aged Peoples Home and may be left at the church.


WALKER (nee GEORGE):             Hazel Margaret         16 May, 2019 peacefully at Cooinda Aged Peoples Home, Lithgow. Of Lithgow. Loving wife of Donald (deceased), survived by her nephews David & James Pinter.

Aged 82 years

Forever in our hearts

A service of thanksgiving for the life of HAZEL will be held in the Lithgow Bible Church, Col Drewe Drive, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (24TH MAY, 2019) AT 12.00 O’CLOCK. At the conclusion of the service private interment will take place. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Lithgow Bible Church & may be left at the church.


CONNELL:         Norman Laurence (Norm)  13 May, 2019 after a long illness at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved husband of Gloria, loved father  & father-in-law, much loved Pop of his grandchildren & great grandchildren, dear brother & brother-in-law and uncle of their families.

Aged 85 years.

Always remembered

Prayers for the repose of the soul of NORMAN will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON MONDAY (20TH   MAY, 2019) AT 10.00AM.  At the conclusion of the prayers the cortege will proceed to the Lawn No.2 portion of Lithgow Cemetery.


MARRINER:      Denis James (Jack)  11 May, 2019 after a short illness at home. Of South Bowenfels.  Formerly of New Zealand.  Mucn loved son of Delma, dearly loved husband of Sue, loved father of Possum, Sarah-Rose, Stephanielee, Carmen-Jayne, much loved Poppy Jack of his grandchildren, dear brother & brother-in-law and uncle of their families.

Aged 63 years

In our hearts forever

Respecting JACK’S wishes a private service was held in the chapel of Kerry Linegar Funerals on FRIDAY (17TH May, 2019) followed by private cremation.


ROY:              Geoffrey (Geoff)        Suddenly at his home in Lithgow. Beloved son of Les & Betty (both deceased), loved brother & brother-in-law of Denis (deceased), Phillip (deceased), Colin & May, Nancy & their families.

“In the hands of the Lord.”

Funeral & committal services for the late GEOFFREY ROY will be held in St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (17TH MAY, 2019) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the National Heart Foundation & may be left at the church.


SWEENEY (nee BAXTER): Martha Marshall    5 May, 2019 peacefully at Parklands Retirement Village Urangan, QLD. Of Urangan, QLD and formerly of Lithgow & Mudgee. Dearly loved wife of Pat (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Betty & Terry, Clem, Margaret & Ken much loved Nan of Michael, David, Kylie, Bruce, Adam, Lisa & their families, dear sister of Margaret, Alec (both dec) & Betty Rowe & fond auntie of their families.

Aged 96 years.

 Forever in our hearts.

We will meet again in Paradise.

A graveside service for MARTHA will be held in the Presbyterian No.2 portion of Lithgow Cemetery ON MONDAY (13TH MAY, 2019) at 10.00AM. Thence to be followed by a Memorial Service in the Jehovah’s Witnesses,  Kingdom Hall, Market Street, Mudgee  at 2.00PM.


MORRIS (nee MACKEY):  Janice Mary   4 May, 2019 peacefully at Nepean Hospital, Kingswood. Of Wallerawang. Dearly loved wife of Robert, loved mother & mother-in-law of Belynda & Nathan Lomas, John & Laura, much loved Nan of Jack, Kate & Brad, dear sister of Margaret Pye, Dennis (both deceased), Eddie & Kerry, fond sister-in-law & auntie of their families.

Aged 62 years.

“Sadly missed & forever in our hearts.”

Funeral & committal services for the late JANICE MORRIS will be held in St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Lithgow ON MONDAY (13TH MAY, 2019) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Royal Flying Doctor Service & the National Heart Foundation & may be left at the church. In memory of Janice, please wear a touch of green.


EVANS (nee BOWDEN, NOLAN):  Florence May (Flo)  3 May, 2019 peacefully at Endeavour Nursing Home, Springwood.   Formerly of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Les (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Mark & Caryn, Melissah & Cathy, much loved Nan of her grandchildren & great grandchildren, a dear sister & sister-in-law and auntie of their families.

Aged 81 years

Forever in our hearts

A service for FLORENCE will be held in St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Lithgow ON  FRIDAY (10TH MAY, 2019) AT 2.30 PM.  At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the family grave, Lawn No.1 portion of Lithgow Cemetery.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Alzheimer’s Australia and may be left at the church.


GREEN (nee STOKES):      Pamela Margaret (Pam)      4 May, 2019. Of Portland. Dearly loved wife of John (deceased), loved mother & mother-in-law of Rob & Sue, Kathy & Darren Hickson, Peter & Ruth, much loved Gran of her grandchildren Chris & Shayley, Matt & Brooke, Sarah, Amy, Luke and of her great granddaughter Poppy, dear sister of Lorna, Greta (both deceased) & Kevin (Taree), fond sister-in-law & auntie of their families.

Aged 80 years.

“Life isn’t forever, love is.”

A service for PAMELA GREEN will be held in St. Stephen’s Anglican Church, Portland ON FRIDAY (10TH MAY, 2019) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the family grave, lawn portion of Portland Cemetery. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Daffodil Cottage & may be left at the church.


BRAIN: John Thomas (Sooty) 1 May, 2019 suddenly at his home. Of Lidsdale & formerly of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Pat, loved father & father-in-law of Sheena, Tanya, Clint & Peta, much loved Poppy John of Keegan and Mitchell.

  Aged 80 years

 Forever in our Hearts

Prayers for the repose of the soul of JOHN will be offered in St Patrick’s Catholic Church Mort Street, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (8TH MAY, 2019) AT 12.00 O’CLOCK. At the conclusion of the prayers private cremation will take place. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club & Lithgow Greyhound Association are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Heart Foundation & may be left at the Church.


O’BRIEN: Dennis George   26 April, 2019 peacefully at Bathurst Base Hospital. Of Glen Davis. Dearly loved son of Rickie & Dave loved brother & brother-in-law of Gloria & Macca McEvoy.

Aged 60 years.

Forever in our hearts.

Respecting DENNIS’ wishes a private service was held in the chapel of Kerry Linegar Funerals ON FRIDAY (3RD MAY, 2019) followed by cremation.


HAMMONDS:          Alfred (Alf)    30 April, 2019 peacefully at Regis Aged Care, Corlette. Formerly of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Beryl, loved father & father-in-law of Gai & Geoff Hart, Shelly & Emery Kertesz, much loved Poppy of his grandchildren Angela & Ben, Chantelle & Adam, Heather & Jason, Shannon & Phoebe and of his great grandchildren Beau, Xara & Evie.

Aged 93 years.

Forever loved.

‘So mote it be.’

Funeral & committal services for the late ALF HAMMONDS will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON MONDAY (6TH MAY, 2019) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the service private cremation will take place. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club, Masonic Brethren, Lithgow Senior Citizens & Club Lithgow are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Three Tree Lodge & may be left at the church.


WARREN (nee WILLIAMS):         Lindy Louise  22 April, 2019 peacefully at her home surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of Mark, loved mother & mother-in-law of Mitchell & Kylie, Simon & Loryn, Holly & Daniel Muldoon, much loved Grandma of Maggie, Tully, Parker, Eden & Delilah, loving daughter of Jim (deceased) & Joyce, dear sister of Colleen, Anne, John (Pommie), Robert & Maureen, fond sister-in-law & auntie of their families.

Aged 61 years.

Missed dearly.

Prayers for the repose of the soul of LINDY WARREN will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (26TH APRIL, 2019) AT 2.00PM. At the conclusion of the prayers private interment will take place. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Lithgow Palliative Care & may be left at the church.


BELJON (nee CRONIN):  Melva Joyce (Sally)  20 April, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Bowenfels.  Wife of Albert (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Judy & Mervyn Tindall (both dec), Faye Read. Lyn & John Wren, Pat & Norm Ford, Peter & Marree, much loved Nana of her 15 grandchildren, 29 great grandchildren and 3 great great grandchildren, loving sister and auntie.

Aged 93 years.

“Forever in our hearts”

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of MELVA will be celebrated   in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow  ON FRIDAY, (26TH APRIL, 2019) AT 11.00AM.  At the conclusion of the prayers following the Mass private interment will take place.  Members of  Gorrie Ban and Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Gorrie Ban and may be left at the church.


KENNEDY:         Thomas Patrick (Tom (Bud)  18 April, 2019 peacefully at Portland Tabulam Cottages, Portland. Of Portland.  Fond brother & brother-in-law of Jim (dec) & Jan, Mary (dec), dearly loved uncle of Deb & Bolts, Dick & Jeanette, Scott & Karen, Karen,  loving great uncle of Luke & Sarah, Chris &Jessica, Nicholas and Olivia, great great uncle of Thomas and Gemma.

Aged 90 years

Forever in our hearts

Prayers for the repose of the soul of THOMAS will be offered in St. Vincent’s Catholic Church, Portland   ON WEDNESDAY (24TH APRIL, 2019) AT 2.00 PM.  At the conclusion of the prayers the cortege will proceed to the family grave in the Lawn Portion of Portland Cemetery.  Members of the Portland RSL Sport & Recreation Club,  past & present members of Portland Colts Rugby League Club and  past & present members of the Portland Cricket Club are invited to attend.


McGUIRK: Garry (Gazza) 17 April, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Gaye, loved father & father-in-law of Peta & Adam, Nikki & Phil, much loved Poppy of Renae & Jack, Adam & Monique, Sharni & Chris, Millierose, Demi, Kayleigh & Jack, Braedon & Amy, Jordon & Bethany, Emily, Brittiny & Willis, great grandfather of Alaynah, Zahli, Raiden, Troy, Aurora and Willow, dear brother & brother-in-law of Vincent (dec) & Lorraine, Kevin (dec) & Jan, Betty, Rob, Kev, Darb & Pat and uncle of  their families, dear friend of Ricky and Martin.

Aged 72 years.

  Forever in our hearts

Funeral & committal services for GARRY will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (24TH APRIL, 2019) AT 11.00AM.  At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club, Club Lithgow & Lawson Bowling Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Respiratory Clinic – R.P.A Hospital & may be left at the Church.


HOULISON (nee HAMILTON):     Olive  8 April, 2019 peacefully at Portland Tabulam Cottages, Portland. Formerly of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Jim (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Janice & Albert Gurney, Graeme & Annette, Geoff & Robyn, much loved Nan of Wayne & Shayne, Martin & Karen, Jamie (dec), Mathew & Leanne, Andrew, Damien (dec), Amanda & Craig, Ben & Jemma and of her 10 great grandchildren and 4 great great grandchildren, dear sister & sister-in- law of Harry & Daphne (both dec), Jim & Muriel (both dec) and auntie of their families.

Aged 98 years

Reunited with Jim

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for OLIVE will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church  ON FRIDAY (12TH APRIL, 2019) AT 11.00 AM.  At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.  Members of Club Lithgow, Lithgow Workmen’s Club, Lithgow Legacy Group, Lithgow Chapter No. 39 Order of  the Eastern Star and the VIEW Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to the N.S.W. Cancer Council and my be left at the church.


ANDERSON:  John Albert Robert  6 April, 2019 peacefully at Nepean Hospital, Kingswood.  Of Portland.   Loved father of Ian and Kellie (dec), much loved Grandad of Meika, Lori, Brooke, Emily and great grandfather of Annie, Billy, Mackenzie, Kobie and Allie.

Aged 75 years.

“Forever in our hearts”

A graveside service for JOHN will be held in the Presbyterian portion of  Lowther Cemetery, ON THURSDAY (11TH APRIL, 2019) AT 11.00 AM.


TRACEY: John Edward (Jack)     21 March, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of  Lithgow. Dearly loved father & father-in-law of Peter & Scotia, Kaye & Rob, Maree & Daryl (dec), Anthony, Lynne & John, much loved Pop of Skye, Daniel, Laura, Luke, Devlin, Haydn, Aaron, Jesika and great grandfather of Finn, Eva, Parker and Hudson, dear brother of Bill, fond brother-in-law & uncle of his family.

Aged 97 years.

Always remembered.

Respecting JACK’S wishes a private service was held in the chapel of Kerry Linegar Funerals LAST TUESDAY (26TH MARCH, 2019) followed by cremation.


DREW (nee TOWNSEND):  Margaret Mary (Marg) 23 March, 2019 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow. Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Neville (Nifty) (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Debbie & Darrell (dec) Pettitt, Geoff, Greg & Lyn, Craig (dec), Tanya & Darryl Goodwin, much loved Ney & Nar-Nar of Lyn, Chad & Jess,Mark & Shadiya, Kane, Chris & Katie, Mandy & Jason,  Jade, Tobi-Lee, Jaidyn & Geordie and great grandmother of her great grandchildren, dear sister & sister-in-law of Phillip (dec), Bonnie (dec) & Clive, Jenny & Peter, Carol & David (both dec) and auntie of their

Aged 80 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for MARGARET will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church Parish Centre ON FRIDAY (29TH MARCH, 2019) AT 11.00 AM.  At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.  No Flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Breast Cancer Institute and may be left at the Parish Centre.


FREEMAN:        Wesley Lynn (Westy)  24 March, 2019 peacefully at Portland Tabulam Cottages, Portland. Of Portland.  Dearly loved husband of Irene, loving stepfather of Dan & Gail, much loved Pop of his grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren.

Aged 95 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for WESLEY will be held in the Chapel of Norwood Park Crematorium, Bradwardine Road, Bathurst ON THURSDAY (28TH MARCH, 2019) AT 11.00 AM.


ALEXANDER:                      Dale James     22 March, 2019 peacefully at his home in Lithgow surrounded by his loving family. Dearly loved husband of Judy, loved father & father-in-law of Brett & Maree, Jody & Charlie Cross, much loved Pop of Emma, Kasey & Tayla, dear brother of Derry, Dawn, Wendy, Kim & Tracey, fond brother-in-law & uncle of their families & a good friend to many.

Aged 76 years.

At peace.

A service of thanksgiving for the life of DALE ALEXANDER will be held in the chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura ON THURSDAY (28TH MARCH, 2019) AT 11.00AM. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club & the Bathurst Bird Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Bernie Banton Foundation & may be left at the chapel.


PATIENT: Robert Bruce (Bob)       19 March, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Megs, loved brother of Jack, Ernie and Ron (all dec), dear brother-in-law of Fay, Beryl, Neville (all dec), Pam, Cheryl, Karen, Deborah & Wayne, Pam, Robyn and their families.

Aged 84 years

   One lifetime is not enough

  Always remembered

Funeral & committal services for BOB will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (27TH MARCH, 2019) AT 11.00AM.  At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club & Club Lithgow are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Lithgow Hospital Ladies Auxiliary and may be left at the Church.


DELLABOSCA (nee WILSON):    Joyce   18 March, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Bill (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Phillip & Cheryl, Heather (dec), Andrew & Jeanette, Kath & Dave Muldoon, Joe & Cathy (dec), much loved Grandma of her 11 grandchildren & 13 great grandchildren, dear sister & sister-in-law of Betty & Lionel (dec), Fay & John, Pat (dec), John & Beryl (both dec),  Reg (dec) & Anna, Robert & Ellen, Roseanne & John and auntie of their families.

Aged 81 years.

Forever in our hearts

Prayers for the repose of the soul of JOYCE will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (22ND  MARCH, 2019) AT 2.00PM.  At the conclusion of the prayers the cortege will proceed to the Catholic No.2 portion of Lithgow Cemetery.  Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to St. Vincent de Paul Society Lithgow  and may be left at the church.


KOWALSKI: Stanley Richard (Stan)         17 March, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Sunny Corner. Dearly loved husband of Helen, loved father, father-in-law & best mate of Raissa, Jared, Annika & Dave, much loved Poppy Stan of Layla, Enly and Adrik, dear brother, brother-in-law and fond uncle of their families.

Aged 61 years.

A life lived giving, loving & growing.

Forever in our hearts.

A service of thanksgiving for the life of STAN will be held in the Oberon Public School Hall 15 Dart Street, Oberon (opposite the RSL) ON SATURDAY (23RD MARCH, 2019) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the service private interment will take place. No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to the Cure Brain Cancer Foundation and may be left at the hall.


MULLIGAN (nee WILLIAMS): Margaret Ann           15 March, 2019 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow. Formerly of Ferro St, Lithgow. Dearly loved sister & sister-in-law of Cecil & Jean (dec), Ethel & Kevin Newton (both dec), Gladys & Allan (dec) Batcheldor, Stanley & Noela, Norma & Michael Walsh, Raymond & Jan and their families.

   Aged 82 years

May she rest in peace

Requiem mass for the repose of the soul of  MARGARET ANN MULLIGAN will be celebrated in St Patrick’s Catholic Church Mort Street, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (22ND MARCH, 2019) AT 11.00AM.  At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass private interment will take place. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club, Catholic Women’s League, Gorrie Ban, Bee Hive & St. Vincent de Paul Society are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Three Tree Lodge & may be left at the church.


MAYERS (nee BRYCE): Jean Lena  11 March, 2019 surrounded by her loving family at Tanderra Nusing Home, Lithgow.  Formerly of the Vale of Clywdd.  Dearly loved wife of Mick (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Pat Bury, Robyn & Neville Rosenberg, Tom (dec), much loved Nan of Leanne, Sharee, Graham, Michelle, Mark (dec), Darren, Scott and of her 14 great grandchildren, and 1 great great grandchild, dear sister of Herb (dec) and auntie of his family.

Aged 92 years

Forever in our hearts

A service for JEAN will be held in St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (15TH MARCH, 2019) AT 11.00AM.   At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the family grave, Anglican  No.1  portion of Lithgow Cemetery.  Members of  Club Lithgow and the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to Australian Cancer Research Foundation and may be left at the church.


NOTSON:  Robert Edward (Bob)        6 March, 2019 peacefully at Kanandah Retirement Village, Mudgee.  Formerly of  Lithgow.  Beloved husband of Margaret (dec), loved father & father-in-law of Mark & Heather, Karen, Grandad of Rowan & Meggan.

Aged 89 years

So Mote it be

Respecting BOB’S wishes a private cremation was held ON WEDNESDAY (13TH MARCH, 2019).


RICHARDS:        Peter 27 February, 2019 suddenly at Nepean Hospital, Kingswood. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Rita (dec), loved father & father-in-law of Mandy & Rob, Christopher & Allan, Lesley & Darren, much loved Grandad of Billy, Rory and Lachy.

Will be greatly missed.

Funeral & committal services for PETER will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (7TH MARCH, 2019) AT 12.00 O’CLOCK. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club Snooker Association, Lithgow Workmen’s Club, Lithgow Vintage Car & Landrover Owner’s Clubs are invited to attend.


SPILLANE:               Andrew Charles (Andy)       18th February, 2019 peacefully at his home in Clarence. Dearly loved husband of Roslyn, loved father & father-in-law of David & Kelly, Mark & Mel, Kim & Adrian, much loved Grandad of his 10 grandchildren & 3 great grandchildren, dear brother of Chris, Tony, John, Ben (deceased) & Paul, fond brother-in-law & uncle of their families.

Aged 72 years.

Forever loved.

Prayers for the repose of the soul of the late ANDREW SPILLANE will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON MONDAY (25TH FEBRUARY, 2019) AT 2.00PM. At the conclusion of the prayers private cremation will take place. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club & the Bathurst Lapidary Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the N.S.W. Cancer Council may be left at the church.


BRADBURY:      Thomas Anthony (Tony)    17 February, 2019 At home surrounded by his loving family. Of Lithgow and formerly of Hazelbrook. Dearly loved husband of Mavis (dec), loved father & father-in-law of David & Cindy, Derrith & Paul Selmes, Debbie & Mark Gibson, much loved Pop of his 9 grandchildren and his 14 great grandchildren.

Aged 83 years.

Forever in our hearts

Home with Mavis

A private family service was held in the chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium ON THURSDAY (21st FEBRUARY, 2019).


SLATTERY:       Raymond Leo (Ray)  10 February, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District  Hospital surrounded by his family.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved husband of Joyce, loved father & father-in-law of Kevin, Karen Graves, Jenny & Dave Hawken, much loved Pop of Matthew, David, Nicole, Andrew, Daniel and their partners, great grandfather of Mikaere, Tama, Kahu, Stephanie, Oliver, dear brother of Bill, Kath, George, Sid, Barrie (all dec) and uncle of their families.

Aged 83 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for RAY will be held in the Chapel of Norwood Park Crematorium, Bradwardine Road, Bathurst ON  (FRIDAY 15TH FEBRUARY, 2019) AT 12.00 O’CLOCK.  Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.


RAMSDEN (nee CASE):       Hilda Noeline  23 January, 2019 peacefully at Cooinda Aged Peoples Home, Lithgow. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Ron (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Kerry & Keith, Mal (dec) & Lyn, Noel (dec), much loved Gran of Katie, Jenni, Michael, Jeff, Elicia, Steve and great Gran of Georgia, Zoey, Jesse, James, Jack, dear sister of Enid and fond aunty of her family.

In her 90th year.

Forever in our hearts.

Funeral & committal services for HILDA NOELINE RAMSDEN will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (8TH FEBRUARY, 2019) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of Inner Wheel, Quota and the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Dementia Australia Research Foundation and may be left at the church.


KELLY:    Geoffrey Bernard (Geoff)  27 January, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Clarence.  Dearly loved husband of Jenny (dec), loved father & father-in-law of Bernard & Henny, Katrina, Tanya & Dale Pensa, much loved Pop of Tom, Ash and Brady.

Aged 82 years.

Always Loved

May He Rest in Peace

Prayers for the repose of the soul of GEOFFREY will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (31ST  JANUARY, 2019) AT 11.00AM.  At the conclusion of the prayers the cortege will proceed to the Catholic portion of Hartley Cemetery.  Members of the Lithgow Men’s Shed, Lithgow Vintage Motor Club and Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.


FACCHINA (nee CELLINI):  Adele   15 January, 2019 peacefully at Tanderra Nursing Home, Lithgow. Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Amores  (Maurie) (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Anna & Eddie (dec) Ius, David & Catherine, much loved Nanna of Danielle & Stephen, Yvette, Tristan & Bec, Nicholas & Denise, Anjanette & Shamus, great grandmother of Aidan, Keria, Laura & Leonardo, Roseanna, Lilyanne, Xavier, Imogen.

Aged 97 years.

“Forever in our hearts”

A Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of ADELE was held  at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow last FRIDAY, (25TH JANUARY, 2019).


JACOBS (nee BROWN): Gwendoline (Gwen)      10 January, 2019 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow. Of  Lithgow. Dearly loved daughter of Violet & Herbert (both dec), much loved wife of Henry (dec), dear sister, sister-in-law & fond auntie of their families.

Aged 98 years.

Forever in our hearts

A service for GWENDOLINE will be held in the Garden Chapel of  Castlebrook Memorial Gardens & Crematorium, Windsor Road, Rouse Hill ON MONDAY (21ST JANUARY, 2019) AT 11.00AM.


WILLIAMS (nee WATERS):  Mona Gladys  13 January, 2019 peacefully at Cooinda Aged Peoples Home, Lithgow.  Formerly of Bent Street, Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Arthur (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Marion & Jeff Carter, Robyn & Graham Brown, Ian & Georgette, much loved Ma of  Jason, Tracey, Melissa, Amanda, Tania, Jessica, Katrina and her 10 great grandchildren, dear sister of Eddie and Gordon (both dec) and auntie of their families.

Aged 95 years

Forever in our hearts

According to Mona’s wishes a private service was held at the chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium,ON (THURSDAY 17TH JANUARY, 2019).


YOUNG:    Ronald Robert Hugh (Ron)  13 January, 2019 peacefully at Cooinda Aged Peoples Home, Lithgow.  Of Lithgow.  Loving husband of Myra, dear father & father-in-law of Allison & Geoff, Glenn (dec), much loved Pop of Brodie, Tenae & Todd, dear brother & brother-in-law of Owen (dec) & Jean, Bob & Annette and uncle of their families

Aged 85 years

Always Remembered

Funeral and committal services for RON will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (18TH JANUARY, 2019) AT 11.00 AM.   At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Careflight and may be left at the Church.


DOCKER:  Edward George Wybergh (Ted)      5 January, 2019 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow.  Formerly Of Hampton.  Dearly loved husband of Beverley, loved father of Lionel, Jamie, Melissa, Rosanne & father-in-law of their partners, much loved  Grandpa of his 6 grandchildren & 1 great grandchild, dear brother and uncle of their families.

Aged 90 years.

“Forever in our hearts”

A graveside service for EDWARD will be held in the Church of England portion of Lowther Cemetery, ON THURSDAY (10TH JANUARY, 2019) AT 11.00 AM.


LINDSAY:                 Lionel Joseph            24 December, 2018 at Katoomba Hospital. Of Mt. Victoria. Dearly loved husband of Doris, loved father & father-in-law of Ken, John & Angela, much loved Pop of Hollie & Anthony, Hayden & Sarah and great Pop of Rocco, Ariana & Mason, dear brother, brother-in-law & uncle of his family.

In his 86th year.

At peace.

A service for LIONEL will be held in the Blackheath Presbyterian Church, Wentworth Street, Blackheath ON TUESDAY (8TH JANUARY, 2019) AT 10.30AM followed by interment in the Presbyterian portion of Blackheath Cemetery.


KING (nee CULLEN): Marjorie Ann (Marj) 2 January, 2019 peacefully at Tanderra Nursing Home, Lithgow. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Norm (dec), loved sister of Clarrie, Eric, Reg, Rex (all dec) and auntie of their families.

Aged 100 years

Forever in our hearts.

Requiem mass for the repose of the soul of  MARJORIE will be celebrated in St Patrick’s Catholic Church Mort Street, Lithgow ON MONDAY (7TH JANUARY, 2019) AT 12.00 O’CLOCK.  At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass the cortege will proceed to the family grave Catholic No.2 portion of Lithgow Cemetery.


BENNETT (nee LEAN):  Daphne Margaret (Daph)  31 December, 2018 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow.  Dearly beloved wife of Harry, loved mother & mother-in-law of Michael & Dianne, Helen Bennett, Rhys & Jayne, Rachel & Steve, much loved Grandma of John & Liz, Luke & Jo, Jacquie & Todd, Chris & Sigourney, David & Amber, Lindsay, Jason & Zoe, Laura & Zac, Michael, great grandma of Charlotte, Leon, Lexie, Tripp, James, Harrison, Aurora, dear sister of Richard (dec).

Aged 82 Years

Forever in our hearts

A Memorial service for DAPHNE will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON  FRIDAY                        (4TH JANUARY, 2019) AT 1.00PM.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to the National Heart Foundation and may be left at the church.


HALL: William Joseph (Bill)   Born 17 August, 1926 Lithgow. N.S.W. Passed away peacefully in his sleep 24 December, 2018 at Lithgow District Hospital. Dearly loved husband of Lila (dec), loved father of John (Brisbane), Maureen (Bundaberg), Jeanette (Smithfield) and their families.

Privately cremated.

A family gathering will be held at Club Lithgow ON SATURDAY (29TH DECEMBER, 2018) AT 11.30AM.


WOLFENDEN: Donald Leslie (Don) 23 December, 2018 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of  Patty, loved father & father-in-law of Brian (dec), Don & Penny, Carol & Neil, Leanne & Ben and Gary, much loved Pop of Hayley, Hannah, Bayden, Kellsey, Lachlan, Grace and Cameron, dear brother of Arlene, Stan, Kenny, Lyn (all dec), Dale, Kevin, Sharyn, fond brother-in-law & uncle of their families.

   Aged 81 years.

  Forever in our hearts.

  Be good.

Funeral & committal services for DON will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (27TH DECEMBER, 2018) AT 11.00AM.  At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Lithgow District Hospital Palliative Care and may be left at the Church.


KELLY: Cecil James (Cec) 19 December, 2018 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of June, loved father & father-in-law of Paul (dec) & Helen, Mark & Kim, Daryl & Maureen, Catherine & Gareth, much loved Pop of Nicole, Sarah, Daniel, Dylan, Drew, Hayden, Vaughan, Emma, Hannah, Megan and great Poppy of Taya, Sienna, Paul & Noah, dear brother, brother-in-law & fond uncle of their families.

Aged 84 years

An extra — ordinary man

too dearly loved to be forgotten.

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of CEC KELLY will be celebrated in St Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (27TH DECEMBER, 2018) AT 2.00PM. At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass the cortege will proceed to the Lawn No. 1 portion of Lithgow Cemetery.


UPTON:         Christopher Ernest (Chris)              13 December, 2018 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved brother & brother-in-law of Greg & Stephany, loved uncle of Luke, Emily & Tom, loving nephew of Gwenda Robinson.

Aged 59 years.

Dearly missed and always remembered.

Funeral & committal services for CHRIS will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (20TH DECEMBER, 2018) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place.


LINSELL (nee GORRINGE): Edna May 11 December, 2018 peacefully surrounded by her loving family at Ballina Hospital. Of Ballina and formerly of Sydney & Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Bill (dec) beloved mother of Merilyn Moore, Kerrie Bowtell & their families, dear sister of Keith, Joyce and Win (all dec), beloved auntie, great aunt & great great aunt of their families.

        In her 100th year

          Forever in our hearts

Funeral & committal services for EDNA will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (19TH DECEMBER, 2018) AT 1.00PM.  At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place.


DEVENEY (nee WOOD:   Eileen Betty (Betty)  10 December, 2018 suddenly at Bathurst Base Hospital.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Tom (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Ian & Yvonne, Barry & Vicki, much loved Nan of Kylie-Anne & Michael, Natalie, Andrew & Ellescia, Stephen & Nichole, Darren & Kim, Evan & Lauren, great grandmother of Bradley, Rebekah, Clark, Johanna, Bethany, Caesi, Brock, Izabell, Zoey, Morgan, Jordon, dear sister & sister-in-law of Valma & Albert (dec), June & Tom (both dec), Joy & John and auntie of their families.

Aged 89 years

Forever in our hearts

Prayers for the repose of BETTY’S soul will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON TUESDAY (18TH DECEMBER, 2018) AT 12.00  O’CLOCK.  At the conclusion of the prayers a private cremation will take place.  Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.


CRAIG: Alexander Gilchrist (Alec)            10 December, 2018 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly Loved husband of Betty, loved father & father-in-law of John (dec) & Sue, Carol (dec), Jodi & Owen much loved Pop of Shelby, Keegan, Kyle, Mallory and great grandpop of Eli, dear brother of Nancy Hamment (dec) & fond brother-in-law & uncle of the Cooper families.

Aged 85 years.

Forever loved and always in our hearts

Respecting ALEC’S wishes a private cremation took place last Wednesday, (12th December, 2018).


BULKELEY:  (nee HOGAN) Josephine (Josie)  9 December, 2018 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Mick (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Jennifer & Michael, Jo, Kim & Tim, Phillip & Adele, Karen & Mitch, Alison & Troy, much loved Nan of her 14 grandchildren & 9 great grandchildren, dear sister of Matt, Mick and Tom Hogan, Clare Waddell, Joan Robson (all dec), Kath Wood, dear sister-in-law and auntie of their families.

Aged 86 years.

Forever in our hearts

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of JOSEPHINE will be celebrated in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (14TH DECEMBER, 2018) AT 2.00 PM.  At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass the cortege will proceed to the family grave in the Lawn 1 portion Lithgow Cemetery.  Members of Gorrie Ban, Lithgow Golf Club, Lithgow Workmen’s Club and VIEW Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Ladies Auxiliary Lithgow District Hospital and may be left at the church.


SHEATHER:       Geoffrey Dallas (Geoff)  (Sarg)  6 December, 2018 after a long illness at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Little Hartley.  Formerly of Lithgow.  Loving husband of Lee-Ann, loved father & father-in-law of Sandra & Olley, Shelley & Cory, Micheal & Rachel, Mathew & Nichole, stepfather of Lisa (dec), Bradley & Claire, Renee (dec), much loved Poppy of Kiana, Macy, Nate, Rhory, Indy, Manon, Merryn, dear brother, brother-in-law and uncle of their families.

Aged 64 years.

“Pack it up”

Prayers for the repose of the soul of GEOFFREY will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (14th DECEMBER, 2018) AT 11.30AM.  At the conclusion of the prayers the cortege will proceed to the Hartley Cemetery.  Members of the Club Lithgow, FC Club NSW and Lithgow Portland Motorsport Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Trek for Kids and may be left at the church.


WHYTE (nee MARTIN):       Marlene Esther Gaye  6 December, 2018 after a long illness at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of John (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Martyn & Jenelle, Kaylene & Stuart Matthews, John & Joanne, much loved grandma of her grandchildren & great grandchildren, dear sister & sister-in-law and auntie of their families.

Aged 74 years.

Forever in our hearts

Reunited with John

Graveside service for MARLENE will be held at the family grave in the Lawn No.1 Portion of  Lithgow Cemetery ON THURSDAY (13TH DECEMBER, 2018) AT 11.00AM.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to Diabetes Australia and may be left at the graveside.


KELLY (nee RYLES): Barbara Ann  5 December, 2018  peacefully at Bupa Aged Care Clemtom Park.  Formerly of Drummoyne and Lithgow.  Loving wife of David (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Ann, Stephen & Carol, much loved, Da’sMa of Samantha (dec), Lucinda, Amy, Catherine (Cat) & Drew, Alice, great grandmother of Joshua, Riley, Emily, Declan, Miles (Milo), Ivy, dear sister & sister-in-law of Dolores & Malcolm Donnelly, Richard (dec).

Aged 85 years

“Forever in our hearts”

A service for BARBARA will be held it St. Bede’s Anglican Church, College Street, Drummoyne ON MONDAY               (10TH DECEMBER, 2018) AT 11.00AM.   Thence to be followed by committal service ON TUESDAY                       (11TH DECEMBER, 2018) AT 10.00AM at the family grave in the  Anglican No. 2 Portion, Lithgow Cemetery.


McPHAIL:                Roy Edward               26 November, 2018 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Eileen (deceased), loving father of Dianne Eades (deceased), much loved uncle, great uncle & brother-in-law, dear brother of Cecil, Muriel, Les & Bruce (all deceased).

Aged 93 years.

May he rest in peace.

Funeral & committal services for ROY will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON MONDAY (3RD DECEMBER, 2018) AT 11.30AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of the Lithgow Golf Club & the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow & may be left at the church.


HOYE (nee SHARWOOD):   Elaine Margaret  27 November, 2018 peacefully at Coastal Waters Nursing Home, Worrowing Heights. Of Vincentia and formerly of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Tom, loved mother & mother-in-law of Gary & Jenny, much loved Nan of Tegan & Tom Kiely, Aaron & Renee, great grandmother of Remi, Adelaide and baby Hoye due in May, dear sister & sister-in-law of Evelyn & Bill Baker (both dec), Beryl & Alan Webster (both dec), Valda & Richard Delaney (both dec), June & Alfred Summers and auntie of  their families.

Aged 85 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for ELAINE will be held in the Chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura ON MONDAY (3RD DECEMBER, 2018) AT 11.00 AM.


WOOD:   Darren Keith (Daz)   25 November, 2018 peacefully at home.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved son of Don (dec) & Lyn, loving husband of Debbie, loved father of Dashel and Danae, dear brother & brother-in-law of Rob, Luke & Casey, fond uncle of Jaia.

Aged 49 years

Forever in our hearts

Prayers for the repose of DARREN’S soul will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (30TH NOVEMBER, 2018) AT 11.30 AM.  At the conclusion of the prayers a private cremation will take place.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to Cancer Research and may be left at the church.


FITZGERALD (nee EVANS): Florence Evelyn (Eve)  22 November, 2018 peacefully at St. Catherine’s Nursing Home, Bathurst. Of Bathurst & formerly of Higgins Street, Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Athol (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Lyn & Bill Taylor, Kathy & Peter Haley, Allan (dec), Graeme & Dianne, Robert & Rebecca, Margaret & Grahame (dec) Blackley, much loved Nan of Jenny, Kylie, Nicole, Michael, Paula, Daniel, Laura, Sophie, Lucas, Amanda, Jasmine, Alana and their partners, great Fitzynan of her 12 great grandchildren & 5 great great grandchildren, dear sister of Tom, Ronnie, Bobby, Doreen, fond sister-in-law and auntie of their families.

Aged 86 years.

Loved and remembered by all.

Funeral & committal services for FLORENCE EVELYN FITZGERALD will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (28TH NOVEMBER, 2018) AT 1.30PM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club & Lithgow Workmen’s Football Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to St. Catherine’s Nursing Home, Bathurst and may be left at the church.


HODGES:  Geoffrey Robert  12 November, 2018 passed away suddenly at Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane. Of New Guinea.  Formerly of Lithgow.  Dearly loved son of Henry (deceased) & Shirley Hodges, loving husband of Daryl Hodges, loved father of Daniel, Kirsty, Friday, Summer, grandfather of two, dear brother & brother-in-law of Peter & Keiran, Linda & David,  Margaret & Fred.

Aged 56 Years

Forever in our hearts

A service for GEOFFREY will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow   ON FRIDAY (23RD NOVEMBER, 2018) AT 11.00 AM.  At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to Lawn No.2 portion Lithgow Cemetery.


WILLIAMS: Geoffrey Francis (Geoff) 14 November, 2018 peacefully at Cooinda Aged Peoples Home, Lithgow. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Val, loved father of Greg, Sue, Maree, Stephanie, Michelle, Karen, Mark (dec), Matthew, Juilia & their partners, much loved Pa of his 16 grandchildren & 18 great grandchildren, dear brother of Dorothy, Denise (both dec), Jeanette, Michael and fond uncle of their families.

Aged 80 years

Forever in our hearts

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of GEOFFREY will be celebrated in St Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (16TH NOVEMBER, 2018) AT 11.00 AM. At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass private cremation will take place. Members of Club Lithgow are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Lithgow Aged Care & may be left at the church.


GREENTREE:   Larney William  10 November, 2018 suddenly at Nepean Hospital, Kingswood.  Of Lithgow.  Loving husband of Maureen, loved father & father-in-law Robert & Jarrod,  Belinda & Isaac, much loved Grandpa of David, Terri-Ann, Dylan, Jordan, Kendall, Cailey, Logan, great grandfather, dear brother of Lal and uncle of Brett.

Aged 67 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for LARNEY will be held in the Chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura ON FRIDAY (16TH NOVEMBER, 2018) AT 11.00 AM.  Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.


MAGUS: Robert William (Bob)      11 November, 2018 peacefully at Blue Mountains District ANZAC Memorial Hospital, Katoomba. Of  Lithgow . Much loved son of Emilie (dec), dearly loved husband of Alma, loved father & father-in-law of Trudy & John, Chris & Lynne (dec), Guy & Kerry, much loved Pop of Connor, Zeke, Callan, Sophie and Catherine, dear brother & brother-in-law of Nina & Don Fairweather, fond uncle of Janet, Margot & David and their family.

Aged 89 years.

“See you in the Spring”

Funeral & Committal services for ROBERT will be held in the Chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura ON THURSDAY ( 15TH NOVEMBER, 2018) AT 11.30AM. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club & Lithgow Croquet Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to SCIC Cochlear Implant Program and may be left at the Chapel.


FOXLEY (nee JENKINS): Lorraine Joy (Joy)  3 November, 2018 peacefully at Tanderra. Of  Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Norm, loved mother & mother-in-law of Heather & Stuart Charlton, Narelle Foxley, Glenn & Debbie, much loved Nanna of Erin, Tara, Danielle, Sally, Dane, Lyndsay, Monique, Angus, Connor, Matthew, Ellen and their families, dear sister of Betty, Neville, Ronald, fond sister-in-law & auntie of their families.

Aged 82 years.

“Forever Loved”.

Funeral & committal services for JOY FOXLEY will be held in Old Bowenfels Presbyterian Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (9th NOVEMBER, 2018) AT 10.30AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of Club Lithgow & the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Tanderra Nursing Home & may be left at the church.


MORRIS:                  Jeffrey Alan (Jeff)     1 November, 2018 at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Hartley. Dearly loved husband of Barb, loved father & father-in-law of Lia & Steve Jennings, Jason & Jane, adored Pop of Sam, Mitch, Zoe, Evie, Will & Bonnie, loved brother of Vicki (deceased), loving uncle of Daniel & Tonneal, beloved son of Neville & Val (both deceased), fond brother-in-law and uncle of his family.

Aged 67 years.

Forever loved & always missed.

Prayers for the repose of the soul of the late JEFF MORRIS will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (9TH NOVEMBER, 2018) AT 1.00PM. At the conclusion of the prayers private cremation will take place. Members of Club Lithgow are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Melanoma Institute Australia & may be left at the church.


SHEATHER (nee OLIVER):  Glenys May  4 November, 2018 peacefully at home.  Of Lithgow.  Dear daughter of Myra & Porky Oliver (both dec), dearly loved wife of Neville, loved mother & mother-in-law of Kellie & Jason Stewart, Cherie & Jamie Stapleton, much loved Nan of Brittney, Kayley, Logan, Ben, Sam, dear sister of Rowena, Layne, dear sister-in-law & auntie of many and extended family of Brett and Porky.  Please wear something pink in honour of Glenys.

Aged 59 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for GLENYS will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (8TH NOVEMBER, 2018) AT 11.00 AM.   At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.  Members of the Lithgow Business Association and Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to Trek for Kids and may be left at the church.


YEO (nee BURNS):  Margaret Rose  5 November, 2018 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Noel (dec), loving mother & mother-in-law, grandmother, great grandmother, sister & sister-in-law, auntie and a great mate to her many friends.

Aged 76 years

We make a living by what we get,

we make a life by what we give.

Prayers for the repose of MARGARET’S soul  will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (8TH NOVEMBER, 2018) AT 2.00PM.  At the conclusion of the prayers a private interment will take place.  Members of Club Lithgow and Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to Lithgow District Hospital Palliative Care Unit and may be left at the church.


McGRATH:               Ross William (Snow, Ooh-Ahh McGrath)             31 October, 2018 peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Sandra, loved father & father-in-law of Leanne & Charlie Healey, Jamie, Jeremy & Michelle, much loved Pop of Hanna, Lillie, Ava, Jayden, Chloe, dear brother of Dennis, Joy (deceased) & Michelle, fond brother-in-law & uncle of their families. beloved son of Athol & Bessie (both deceased), loved son-in-law of Ron & Kathy Ford (Portland).

Aged 62 years.

Forever loved.

Prayers for the repose of the soul of the late ROSS McGRATH will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (7TH NOVEMBER, 2018) AT 10.00AM thence to be followed by committal prayers in the Rylstone Cemetery at 1.00pm. Members of Club Lithgow & the Portland Golf Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Prostate Cancer Research & may be left at the church.


PERCEVAL (nee BRENNAN):     Nancy Mary Ellen    1 November, 2018 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of  Lidsdale. Dearly loved wife of Trevor (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Sylvia (dec), Don & Janelle, much loved Grandma of Emma & Mick, Michael (dec) & Min, Sophie & Blake, great grandmother of Grace, Alex, Lily and Max, dear sister, sister-in-law & fond auntie of their families.

Aged 93 years.

 Forever in our hearts.

A graveside service for NANCY will be held at the family grave in the Lawn portion of Pipers Flat Cemetery ON TUESDAY (6TH NOVEMBER, 2018) at 11.00AM. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Barnados Australia & may be left at the graveside.


McANDREW:           Cecil Erwin (Cec)      28 October, 2018 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Kathleen, loved father & father-in-law of Wayne & Rhonda, Ellen & Allen McManus, Mark & Teresa, much loved Pop of his grandchildren Donette & Peter, Luke, Ben & Leanne, Gemma & John, Dean, Rachael & Adam, Daniel & Hanna, much loved Pop & Pa of his great grandchildren James, Joshua, Grace, Cameron, Penelope, Stella, Theodore & Raphael, fond brother, brother-in-law & uncle of their families.

Aged 87 years.

Always in our hearts.

Prayers for the repose of the soul of the late CEC McANDREW will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (2ND NOVEMBER, 2018) AT 10.30AM. At the conclusion of the prayers the cortege will proceed to the family grave, Catholic portion of Cullen Bullen Cemetery. Members of Club Lithgow, Lithgow Workmen’s Club & Masonic Brethren are invited to attend.


LEWANDOWSKI: Henry John (Papa) 24 October, 2018 suddenly at Nepean Hospital, Kingswood. Of Penrith and formerly of Wallerawang. Dearly loved husband of Robyn, loved father & father-in-law of Darren & Kelly, Marcus & Vicky, much loved Papa of Charlie, Harry, Gemma, Josh and Harley, dear brother of Irene and fond uncle of her family.

Aged 70 years.

     Forever in our hearts

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of HENRY will be celebrated in Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Wallerawang ON TUESDAY (30TH OCTOBER, 2018) AT 2.00PM.  At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass the cortege will proceed to the lawn portion of Pipers Flat Cemetery. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Cancer Council NSW & may be left at the Church.


MITCHELL:             William Richard (Bill)         13 October, 2018 peacefully at Nepean Hospital, Kingswood. Of Lithgow. Son of Alfred & Eileen Parsons (both deceased).

Aged 78 years.

Funeral & committal services for the late WILLIAM MITCHELL will be held in St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Roy Street, Lithgow ON TUESDAY (30TH OCTOBER, 2018) AT 10.30AM. At the conclusion of the services private interment will take place.

This notice has been published under the authority of the N.S.W. Trustee & Guardian.


BANKS (nee BOURKE):       Carol Patricia  21 October, 2018 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Cullen Bullen.  Dearly loved wife of Ted, cherished mother & mother-in-law of Darren & Kathryn, Brad, much Nan of Mark & Susan, Luke & Kat, Aleasha & Craig, Jordana & Haydn, great grandmother of Sophia-Jane, Kaedynce, Trey, Kattie, James, dear sister & sister-in-law of Beverley & Les (both dec), Margaret (dec) & Barry, Lynn & Rod and auntie of  their families

Aged 72 years

‘Forever in our hearts’

Service for CAROL will be held in St. Brendan’s Catholic Church, Cullen Bullen  ON FRIDAY (26TH OCTOBER, 2018) AT 2.30 PM.  At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the Lawn portion of Cullen Bullen cemetery.  Members of the Cullen Bullen Progress Association and Lithgow Tennis Club (Thursday Ladies Tennis) are invited to attend.


WHITE:   Dennis Frederick  O.A.M.   16 October, 2018 peacefully at Cooinda Aged Peoples Home, Lithgow.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved husband of Doreen, loved father & father-in-law of Steven & Diane, Ric & Christine, much loved Poppy of Gillian & Adam, David & Bronwyn, Pauline & David, James & Mel, Phillip & Tegan, Raymond & Brea, a fond great grandfather of their children, dear brother & brother-in-law of Norman & Avril, Frances & Alan and uncle of their families.

Aged 91 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral & committal services for Dennis will be held in St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (26TH OCTOBER, 2018) AT 11.00AM.  At the conclusion of the services a private interment will take place.  Members of  Gorrie Ban, Lithgow City Rangers Soccer Club, Lithgow Referees Association,  Lithgow City R.S.L. Sub-Branch (wear medals) and  Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.  Please wear bright colors.


REID: David (Dave) 18 October, 2018 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Norma, loved father & father-in-law of Barry & Marilyn, much loved Pop of Kristin, Jonathon & Samantha, Aaron & Emma and David, dear brother & brother-in-law of Betty & Rex (dec) Smart, James & Winifred (both dec), Hazel & Bill Tilley, Lesley & Ron (dec) Cluff, fond uncle of their families & a dear friend of John Barnes & Stan Ryan.

Aged 96 years.

“You’re all I’ve got & all I want”

Funeral & committal services for DAVID will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (25TH OCTOBER, 2018) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the services private interment will take place. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Alzheimer’s Australia and may be left at the Church.


WILSON (nee SKINNER):              Kathleen Lesley (Kath)        14 October, 2018 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Clarence. Dearly loved wife of John, loved mother & mother-in-law of Lee-Ann & Geoff, Sharon & Mick, much loved Nan of her grandchildren Lisa (deceased), Renee (deceased), Bradley, Timothy, Keira & of her great grandchildren Merryn & Nate, fond sister, sister-in-law & auntie of her family.

Aged 80 years.

Always in our hearts.

Funeral & committal services for the late KATHLEEN WILSON will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (24TH OCTOBER, 2018) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Buy-A-Bale Drought Appeal and may be left at the church.


SLAVEN (nee FABAR):  Carol Gloria  18 October, 2018 peacefully at Westmead Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Peter (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of  Rick & Tanya, much loved Nan of Jacinta, dear sister & sister-in-law of Leonie & Paul, Kevin & Marilyn, Brian & Margaret, fond auntie of their families & friend of many.

Aged 69 years.

Forever in our hearts

Funeral & committal services for CAROL will be held in St Paul’s Anglican Church, Roy Street, Lithgow ON TUESDAY (23RD OCTOBER, 2018) AT 10.30AM. At the conclusion of the services private interment will take place. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club & Club Lithgow are invited to attend.


MILES (nee PATTISON):     Susan Joy  14 October, 2018 peacefully at Portland Tabulam Cottages, Portland. Of Portland.  Dearly loved wife of John, cherished mother & mother-in-law of Carla & Adam, Brendon & Courtney, adored Nan of Tyler, Connar, Finn, Parker, Jude, Callie, dear sister & sister-in-law of Brian & Pam, Dennis (dec) & Cherie, Maree & Bob, Carol & Ron, Heather & Raymond and auntie of their families.

Aged 61 years.

Forever in our hearts

Prayers for the repose of SUSAN’S soul will be offered in St. Vincent’s Catholic Church, Portland on MONDAY (22ND OCTOBER, 2018) AT 11.00 AM.   At the conclusion of the prayers the cortege will proceed to the Anglican No.10 portion of  Portland Cemetery.  Members of the Portland Bowling Club, Portland Golf Club and Portland RSL Sport & Recreation Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to  Daffodil Cottage and may be left at the church.


JOHANSEN:   Brook  15 October, 2018 peacefully at his home in Lithgow. Beloved son of Shannon & Noel, Mark & Bev, loved by his family & friends.

Aged 34 years

Always & forever in our hearts

Funeral & committal services for BROOK will be held in the chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura ON FRIDAY (19TH OCTOBER, 2018) AT 1.00PM. Members of Club Lithgow & the Lithgow Men’s Shed are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to L.I.N.C & may be left at the chapel.


DOUGLAS:  David Greig (Dan)  8 October, 2018 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved husband of Marlene (dec), cherished father of Dan, Kylie (dec), much loved Pop of his 6 grandchildren, dear brother & brother-in-law and fond uncle of their families

Aged 74 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for DAVID will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (19TH OCTOBER, 2018) AT 11.00 AM.  At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.


LOUNDAR (nee THOMPSON): Laurel June

14 October, 2018 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Jim (dec), loved mother of Robert (dec), Kelvin (dec), dear sister & sister-in-law and auntie of their families, cherished extended family of Kevin & Helen Blackman, God Mother of Nicole, Natalie, Trent and Nan of their partners and children.

Aged 92 years

Forever in our hearts

A service for LAUREL will be held in St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (18TH OCTOBER, 2018) AT 11.00AM.  At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the Uniting No.2  portion of Lithgow Cemetery.


ROBERTSON:   Patrick Edward  (Pat)  30 September, 2018 peacefully at home.  Of  Portland.  Much loved husband of Carol, loved father & father-in-law of Gordon (dec), James (dec), Geoff & Nalin, Tim, much loved Poppy of Brendan, Mitchell, Chompoo, Elizabeth, dear brother-in-law of Wayne & Hilda and uncle of their family.

Aged 73 years.

Left peacefully, forever in our hearts

Prayers for the repose of the soul of PATRICK will be offered in St. Vincent’s Catholic Church, Portland ON THURSDAY (11TH OCTOBER, 2018) AT 11.00 AM.   At the conclusion of the prayers the cortege will proceed to the Catholic portion of  Portland Cemetery.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to the National Stroke Foundation and may be left at the church.


ELLISTON:              Thomas (Tom)           3 October, 2018 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Deanna (deceased), loved father & father-in-law of Simon, Julian & Kim, much loved Grandad of Joshua & Tom, dear brother of Joy Woznica (Bexley).

Aged 77 years.

Reunited with his beloved Deanna.

Funeral & committal services for the late TOM ELLISTON will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (10TH OCTOBER, 2018) AT 10.00AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Flowers are appreciated but as alternative donations could be considered to the RSPCA and may be left at the church.



QUINN:  Peter Ross (Pedro) 2 October, 2018 peacefully at Milton Hospital. Of Ulladulla & formerly of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Kay (dec) and partner of Joy, loved father & father-in-law of David & Jane, Odette & Owen, Michael & Natalie, Janine (dec), Andrew & Karen, much loved ‘Pop Ped’ of Jacob & Emily, Emily, Tegan, Adam & Grace, Joshua, Mikaylah & Billy, Shaqkyra, Eamyn, Brady & Britt, great grandfather of Nicholas, Evelyn (Evie), Nina, Octavia, Dakiyah, dear brother of Ronald, Milton, Colyn, Deidre (all dec) Graham, Kerry and Kenneth, fond brother-in-law & uncle of their families.

Aged 73 years.

Forever in our hearts

A service for PETER will be held in St Paul’s Anglican Church, Roy Street, Lithgow ON MONDAY (8TH OCTOBER, 2018) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the family grave Lawn No.2 portion of Lithgow Cemetery.


HAWLEY (nee JONES):     Elizabeth Catherine (Liz)    2 October, 2018 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Portland. Dearly loved wife of Tom, loved sister-in-law of Sue, loving aunt of Kate, Coz, Amanda & their families.

Aged 66 years.

Rest in peace.

Requiem mass for the repose of the soul of the late ELIZABETH HAWLEY will be celebrated in St. Vincent’s Catholic Church, Portland ON MONDAY (8TH OCTOBER, 2018) AT 10.30AM thence to be followed by committal prayers in the Maranatha Lawn Cemetery, Bathurst at 1.30pm.


MATHIAS (nee BOYDEN):  Vernita Peggy (Nita)  30 September, 2018 peacefully at Cooinda Aged Peoples Home, Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Ron (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Kim (dec) & Darren Deveigne, Julie & Rodney, much loved Nan of Keegan, Joshua, Shannen, Matty, great grandmother of Hunter, loving sister & sister-in-law of  Billy & Irene (dec), Bobby (dec), Trevor & Denise and auntie of their families.

Aged 75 years

Always in our hearts, never forgotten.

Funeral & committal services for VERNITA will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (4TH OCTOBER, 2018) AT 11.00AM.  At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.  Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to Cooinda Aged Peoples Home and may be left at the church.


SHIRT (nee EVANS): Noreen Marjorie           19 September, 2018 peacefully at Cooinda Aged Peoples Home, Lithgow. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Ron (dec), loved mother of Kieth & Marion, Glenys, Phillip & Sandra, Alan & Kay, Darryl & Sandy, much loved Nana of her 16 grandchildren & 10 great grandchildren, dear sister of Nell, Bill, Frank, George, Phillip (all dec) and Wally, fond sister-in-law & auntie of their families.

Aged 98 years

Always loved

A memorial service for NOREEN will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (28TH SEPTEMBER, 2018) AT 11.00AM. Privately cremated.


DEWS (nee PARTRIDGE): Joy Osborne      7 September, 2018 peacefully at her home. Of Lithgow & formerly of O’Connell.  Dearly loved wife of Col (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Ian, Leanne & Graham, much loved Nan of Brendan and Dana.

Aged 85 years.

Forever in our hearts.

Privately cremated.


KNOX:  David William (Dave)  9 September, 2018 suddenly at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Wallerawang.  Formerly of Lithgow.  Loved son of Bill (dec) & Irene, much loved husband & best mate of Julie, cherished father & father-in-law of James, Sara & Heath, Logan & Jessie, Jordan, much loved Grampy of Desmond.

Aged 60 Years

Forever in our hearts

 A Memorial service for DAVID will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow                                                               ON SATURDAY (15TH SEPTEMBER, 2018) AT 2.00PM.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to Youth off the Street and may be left at the church.


SEYMOUR (nee SARGENT):  Moya Helen  9 September, 2018 peacefully at Portland Tabulam Cottages.  Of Portland.  Dearly loved wife of Don (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Paul & Maree, David & Angela, Janene & Bruce, Allan (dec), much loved Nan of Justin & Lauren, Luke & Leah, Joshua, Chris, Ebony, Ben, Caitlin, Jack, great grandmother of  Letti, Priya, Quade, dear sister & sister-in-law of Norma & Ted (dec), Ron & Kay, Anne & Steve (dec) and auntie of their families.

Aged 77 years.

Sadly missed much loved

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of MOYA will be celebrated in St. Vincent’s Catholic Church, Portland ON MONDAY (17TH  SEPTEMBER, 2018) AT 2.00PM.   At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass the cortege will proceed to the Catholic portion of Portland Cemetery.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to Portland Tabulam Cottages and may be left at the church.


WOODROW (nee DOWNING):     Marjorie Doreen (Marj)      6 September, 2018 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Jack (deceased), loved mother & mother-in-law of Ron & Carol, much loved ‘Grandma Marj’ of her grandchildren Jodie & Jason, Jessica & Kawika and of her great grandchildren Eric, Oliver, Asmarana & Renae.

Aged 95 years.

Forever loved.

Requiem mass for the repose of the soul of the late MARJORIE WOODROW will be celebrated in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON MONDAY (17TH SEPTEMBER, 2018) AT 11.00AM. The Rosary will be recited in the church at 10.30am prior to the commencement of the mass. At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass the cortege will proceed to the family grave Lawn No.1 portion of Lithgow Cemetery. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the St. Vincent de Paul Society & may be left at the church.


EVANS (nee RALPHS):    Janice Ada  7 September, 2018 peacefully at home.  Of Westmead.  Dearly loved mother & mother-in-law of Paul & Kerry, David, Kim & Rebel, much loved Nan of her grandchildren, dear sister of Fay and auntie, special friend of Gordon and Sharon.

Aged 83 years.

Forever in our hearts

Funeral service for JANICE will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (14TH SEPTEMBER, 2018) AT 10.00AM  thence to be followed by a committal service in the Lawn portion of Mudgee Cemetery at 2.30PM.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation and may be left at the church.


McPHAIL (nee MADDEN): Patricia (Pat)   7 September, 2018 unexpectedly & peacefully at Nepean Hospital, Kingswood surrounded by her loving family. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Ron (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Paul & Sharon and Terry–Anne McPhail, Narelle & Glen Story, Peter & Jody, Mark & Jillian and Annette McPhail & George. Loving Grandma of her grandchildren Stephanie & Tim and Baby McPhail, Keryn & Chris, Selene & Jake, Jack & Meagan, Anthony & Jessica, Jarrod, Brenton & Jessica, Emily & Joshua and Baby Jones, Laura & Brent, of her great grandchildren Shante, Allira, Noah, dear sister of Joyce Marjoram, fond sister-in-law of Janice Mansfield, dear aunty, cousin & niece of her family. A friend to many & her beloved dog “MUFFIN”.

Aged 78 years.

“God has her in his keeping, we have her in our hearts”.

Funeral & committal services for PAT McPHAIL will be held in Old Bowenfels Presbyterian Church, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (13th SEPTEMBER, 2018) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place.Members of Club Lithgow & the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Old Bowenfels Presbyterian Church  & may be left at the church.


WADE:          Matthew Jason (Matty)        21 November, 2020 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Beloved son of Warren & Patricia, loving brother & brother-in-law of Megan & Craig Hawkins, loved uncle of Brock & Morgan, loving nephew of Barry, Sandy, Lynette & their families,

Aged 50 years.

Finally at peace after a courageous fight.

A service for MATTY will be held ON FRIDAY (27TH NOVEMBER, 2020) AT 10.30AM. At the conclusion of the service private interment will take place. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered directly to Lithgow Hospital. Due to social distancing requirements, only 75 mourners will be allowed to attend, therefore attendance will be by invitation only A livestream will be provided and available to view for 7 days. The link is

https://www.facebook.com/Techybird-103050884680863

GILLARD (nee KEEGAN):             Coleen Nan                19th November, 2020 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Jack (deceased), loved mother & mother-in-law of Shae, Jackie, Peta & Clint, much loved Nan of Jacob, Keegan & Mitchell, dear sister of Geraldine, James, Patricia (all deceased), Michael & Beverley.

Aged 85 years.

Reunited with her beloved Jack.

Respecting Coleen’s wishes a private cremation was held on Wednesday 25th November, 2020.


SHARWOOD (nee FARRAR):  Laraine Edith  18 November, 2020 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Syd, loved mother & mother-in-law of Laraine & Laurie, Leanne & Tony (dec), Owen & Odette, Wayne & Kelly, much loved Nan & Graz of Matthew & Jessica, Tegan, Adam, Aimee, Stevie & Ethan, great grandmother of Nicholas, Fletcher, Evelyn, Lexie, dear sister of Malcolm and Denise.

Aged 80 years.

Forever in our hearts

A graveside service was held at Lithgow Cemetery for Laraine on Tuesday 24TH November, 2020.


BERNARDO:  Terry  7 November, 2020 peacefully at Lourdes Hospital, Dubbo.  Of Dubbo.  Formerly of Lithgow.  Cherished mother of Peter and Pardingotan, dear siter & sister-in-law and auntie of their families.

Aged 54 years.

Always remembered

A service for Terry was held in Christian Life Centre, Musket Parade, Lithgow followed by interment on Thursday 19TH November, 2020.


MILLISS:      Paul Francis              7th November, 2020 peacefully at his home in Lithgow. Beloved son of Ron ( deceased) & Beryl, loved brother & brother-in-law of Chris & Jodie, Mark & Renee, loving uncle of Rhiannon, Jayden, Alexander, Mackenzie & Fletcher, dear nephew of his aunt’s & uncles.

Aged 54 years.

Always in our hearts.

Funeral & committal services for PAUL will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON TUESDAY (24TH NOVEMBER, 2020) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Blue Mountains Hospital Rehabilitation Centre on 47846552.

Due to social distancing requirements, only 75 mourners will be allowed to attend. A livestream will be provided and available to view for 7 days. The link is

https://www.facebook.com/Techybird-103050884680863

PARKER: Robert Henry (Rob)    7 November, 2020 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Anne, loved father & father-in-law of Susan, Jeffrey & Paula, much loved Pop of Georgie & Ben, dear brother-in-law & fond uncle of their families.

Aged 85 years

Loved by all who knew him.

Funeral & committal services for ROBERT were held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow followed by private cremation on Tuesday 17th November, 2020.


BRESAC (nee GAVIN):  Margaret (Marg)  6 November,  2020 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow.  Of Lithgow.   Much loved wife of Otto (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Paul (dec) & Narelle, Cathy, Bernard & Bev, Gemma & Wayne Clarke, Peter & Debbie, Frances, Damien & Jay, much loved Nan of her 12 Grandchildren, and 9 great grandchildren, dear sister & sister-in-law of Kenneth & Jess, Lionel, Patricia (sister Catherine) and auntie of their families.

 Aged 86 years.

We can no longer see you with our eyes, Touch you with our hands,

But we feel you I our hearts forever

Reunited with Otto & Paul.

Requiem mass for the repose of Margaret’s soul was celebrated in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow followed by private cremation on Friday 13TH November, 2020.


MORRIS (nee FITZGERALD):  Marie Nesta  7 November, 2020 peacefully at Whiddon Nursing Home, Kelso.  Formerly of Wallerawang.  Dearly loved wife of Fred (dec), cherished mother & mother-in-law of Donna & Warren, Bronwyn & Steven, Michael & Ashleigh, much loved Nan of Scott & Samantha, Jarrad & Sarah, Ashleigh & Matthew, Jessica, Daniel (dec), Natalie & Chris, Ashton, Corbon, loving great grandmother of her great grandchildren, dear sister & sister-in-law of Dennis & Dianne, Athol & Evelyn (both dec), Dorothy (dec) and auntie of their families.

Aged 80 years

Forever in our hearts

Prayers for the repose of the soul of Marie were offered in Sacred Heart Catholic Church,  Lidsdale Street, Wallerawang followed by interment at Pipers Flat Cemetery on Friday 13TH November, 2020.


JOSEPH:       Dr. Anthony Vincent (Tony)

31.7.1927 – 3.11.2020

Aged 93 years

Died peacefully in Lithgow. Beloved husband of Elizabeth (deceased), much loved father and father-in-law of Anthony, Mark, Katrina, Loretta and their partners, grandfather (Jidi) and great-grandfather of their families. Treasured by his wider family and fondly remembered for his 50 year service as a General Practitioner to the community of Lithgow and surrounds.

The family is very grateful to Dr Hilton Brown and the staff of Three Tree Lodge for their care and attention during his stay.

Requiem mass for the repose of the soul of Dr. TONY will be celebrated ON THURSDAY (12TH NOVEMBER, 2020) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass private interment will take place. Due to social distancing requirements, only 100 mourners will be allowed to attend, therefore attendance will be by invitation only. A livestream will be provided and available to view for 7 days. The link is

https://www.facebook.com/Techybird-103050884680863

HATTON:     Barry Samuel             4 November, 2020 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Doreen, loved father & father-in-law of Colin & Toni, Therese Pearce, Kym & Peter Nicholson, much loved ‘Pop’ of Natasha, Jake (deceased), Benjamin, Jessica, Taylor, Blake & their families, dear brother of Pam Watson, dear brother-in-law & uncle of their families.

Aged 84 years.

May he rest in peace.

Prayers for the repose of the soul of BARRY will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (11TH NOVEMBER, 2020) AT 2.30PM. At the conclusion of the prayers private interment will take place. Due to social distancing requirements, only 100 mourners will be allowed to attend. A livestream will be provided and available to view for 7 days. The link is

https://www.facebook.com/Techybird-103050884680863

CUNNINGHAM: Geoffrey Dennis (Jeff )   30 October, 2020 peacefully at Elizabeth Gates Nursing Home, Singleton. Of Singleton & formerly of Lithgow. Dearly  loved husband of Dulcie (dec), loved father & father-in-law of Keith (dec), Colleen & Tony Taylor, much loved Grandpa of Dean & Heidi, Shaun & Kim, great grandfather of Blake, Luke, Joshua (dec), Zachary & Emily, dear brother, brother-in-law & fond uncle of their families.

In his 101st year.

 Forever in our hearts, sadly missed.

A graveside service for JEFF was held in the Catholic No.1 portion of Lithgow Cemetery on Monday 9th November, 2020.


EWER (nee MORGAN): Eileen   30 October, 2020 peacefully at Cooinda Aged Peoples Home, Lithgow. Of Lithgow & formerly of Orange. Dearly loved wife of Doug (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Barry & Sharon, Allan & Gail, Rhonda & Barry Kelly, Colin & Donna, Lance & Sue, Debbra & Robert Medlock, much loved ‘Nana’ of her grandchildren, great grandchildren & great great grandchildren, dear sister of Ivy Rowlands, Daphne Abrahams, Sylvia Bolton, Alva Wright, Reginald Morgan & twin May Carrol (all dec).  

Aged 93 years.

Dearly loved & sadly missed.

A service for EILEEN was held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow followed by private interment on Thursday 5th November, 2020.


ROBERTSON (nee HANDLEY):  Carol Edith  24 October, 2020 peacefully at Orange Base Hospital. Of Conowindra.   Formerly of Portland.  Much loved wife of Patrick (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Gordon (dec), James (dec), Geoff & Nalin, Tim, much loved Nana of Brendan, Mitchell, Chompoo, Elizabeth, dear sister & sister-in-law of Wayne & Hilda and auntie of their families.

Aged 75 years.

Forever in our hearts

Prayers for the repose of Carol’s soul were offered in St. Vincent’s Catholic Church, Portland followed by interment in Portland Cemetery on Wednesday (4TH November, 2020).


TEONG:        Alexander Herbert (Lex)     19 October, 2020 suddenly at his home in Portland. Beloved son of Len & Millie (both deceased), loved brother & brother-in-law of Garry, Robbie (deceased), Dianne & Frank (deceased) Hogan, loving uncle of his nieces and nephews.

Aged 68 years.

‘Gone fishing’.

Graveside prayers for the repose of the soul of LEX will be offered in the lawn portion of Portland Cemetery ON FRIDAY (30TH OCTOBER, 2020) AT 10.15AM.


ANDERSON  (nee SMITH):           Elvie Betty  21 October, 2020 peacefully at Westmead Hospital.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Ray (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Sheryl & Trevor Whittington, Rhonda & Joe Seychell, much loved Nan of her grandchildren Christopher, Lorren, Amy, Clare and of her great granddaughters Ruby, Aria.

Aged 86 Years

A service for Elvie was held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow followed by interment in Pipers Flat Cemetery on Wednesday 28TH October, 2020.


COOPER: Malcolm Jeffrey (Mal)   24 October, 2020 peacefully at Nepean Hospital, Kingswood. Of Lithgow & formerly of Swansea & Smithtown. Much loved father & grandfather of the families of Allan, Darryl, Vicki & Garry, dearly loved brother of Ernest (Mick), Colin (both dec), Elaine, Fay, Dawn, Betty, June, Albert (dec), fond brother-in-law & uncle of their families.

Aged 75 years

Forever in our hearts

Respecting Mal’s wishes private cremation has taken place.


MITCHELL: May Rita  21 October, 2020 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved daughter of Margaret & Robert (both dec), loved sister & sister-in-law of Nan & Gil Collins, Audrey & Tom Chivers (all dec), much loved aunt of Margaret & Graham Coote, Lyn & Colin Kelly, Carol & Don Farnsworth & their families.

Aged 88 years.

Forever in our hearts.

Funeral & committal services for MAY were held in the Chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Leura followed by cremation, on Tuesday 27th October, 2020.


DRAPER (nee KEEGAN):  Violet Thelma (Thelma)       18 October, 2020 peacefully at her home in Lithgow after a long illness. Dearly loved wife of Norman (deceased), loved mother & mother-in-law of Ron & Elaine (deceased), Colin (deceased) & Mary-Jane, Anne & Brett Simpson, Graeme & Kellie, Jeff & Melinda, much loved Grandma of her 13 grandchildren & 7 great grandchildren, dear sister of Linda Varty, Dot Brown, Frederick, Ruby Pye, James, Mary Duncan, Patricia Maccann, Lexie Harris, Hilton (all deceased), fond sister-in-law & auntie of their families.

Aged 92 years.

Forever in our hearts.

A service for THELMA will be held in the chapel of Norwood Park Crematorium, Bradwardine Road, Bathurst ON FRIDAY (23RD OCTOBER, 2020) AT 3.00PM. Due to social distancing requirements, a limited number of family and friends will be able to attend, therefore attendance will be by invitation only. A Live stream will be provided and the link is https://streaming.funeralsuite.com.au/e/rAV9ETaB

No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Salvation Army Australia and may be made directly to them via their website.


MISKIEWICZ: Stanislaw (Stan)  10 October, 2020 at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Anne (dec), loved father & father-in-law of Gerald (dec), Maria & Henry, Elizabeth & Tony, Michael, Anthony, Stany (dec), James & Phillippa, Catherine & Glenn, much loved Poppy of Craig, Zoe, Bonnie, Leroy, Adam, Erin, Asha, Josiah, Benjamin, Zachariah, Timothy, great grandfather of Tyler, Sienna, Chloe, Olivia, Lachlan, Clarabelle, Gwendolyn, Magdalena & Emilia, dear brother of Kazimera & Kazimiez (both dec).                 

Aged 96 years

                                 ‘Always in our Hearts’                             

Requiem mass for the repose of the soul of STAN will be celebrated ON FRIDAY (23RD OCTOBER, 2020) AT 12.00 O’Clock. At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass private interment will take place. Due to social distancing requirements only 100 mourners, including family members will be allowed to attend, therefore attendance will be by invitation only. A live stream will be provided and available to view for 7 days the link is:

https://www.facebook.com/Techybird-103050884680863

COLE: Robert Reginald (Bob)   11 October, 2020 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Cullen Bullen & formerly of Wollongong. Dearly  loved father & father-in-law of Robert, Lawson & Shaneqwa, loved former partner of Janette,  dear brother of Dennis, Ronald (both dec), Doug, Pam & fond brother-in-law & uncle of their families.

Aged 69 years.

 “A strong & spirited man”

A graveside service for ROBERT was held in the Lawn portion of Cullen Bullen Cemetery on Friday 16th October, 2020.


EVES (nee CASE): Merle Patricia     1 October, 2020 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Portland. Dearly loved wife of Roy (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Harold (dec) & Kerry, Elaine & Barry, Shirley & John (dec), much loved Nan of Mandy, Melissa, Craig, Nicole, Sally, Kellie, Chris, Mark & their partners, great Nan Mertle of her 21 great grandchildren & 2 great great grandchildren, dear sister & sister-in-law of Ett, Bert (both dec), Ivy, Shirley & Stan, fond aunty of their families.

Aged 91 years

Forever in our hearts

A service for MERLE was held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow followed by private cremation on Friday 9th October, 2020.


GRAHAM (nee KENWAY): Dulcie (Bonnie)  7 October, 2020 peacefully at Tabulam Cottages, Portland. Of Portland, NSW & formerly of Moriac, VIC. Dearly loved wife of Bill (dec), much loved Auntie ‘Bon’ of the Googh, Hatch, Graham & Straney Families.

Aged 96 years.

Loved by all who knew her.

A private service for DULCIE will be held ON WEDNESDAY (14TH OCTOBER, 2020) at 1.00PM followed by cremation. Due to social distancing requirements only 34 mourners, including family members will be allowed to attend, therefore attendance will be by invitation only. A live stream will be provided the link is:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86353980091?pwd=VDRYY1E3bjZEMEcwYkpicG1IU3kwZz09

Meeting ID: 863 5398 0091

Passcode: 642713

No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Cancer Research Foundation directly through their website.


MOORE (nee ROGERS):  Jill Dorothy  29 September, 2020 suddenly at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Camperdown. Of Portland.  Dearly loved wife of Michael (Red) (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of John & Tamara, Darren, Tina & Rod, much loved Nan of Jack, Mathew, Jenny, Nathan, Samuel, Carla, Sophie, John, Zuzana, dear sister of Frank (dec), June, Joy (dec), Anne, John, sister-in-law of their partners and auntie of their families.

Aged 74 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for Jill were held in St. Stephen’s Anglican Church, Portland followed by private cremation last Friday 9th October, 2020.


DOBLE:         Keven Grant              26 September, 2020 suddenly at Orange Base Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Carolyn, loved father, father-in-law, grandfather, brother, son-in-law, brother-in-law & uncle of his family.

‘Always in our hearts.’

Due to social distancing requirements, a limited number of family and friends will be able to attend, therefore attendance will be by invitation only. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Daffodil Cottage, Bathurst and may be made directly to them.


MILTON:  Harold Edward (Mick)  28 September, 2020 peacefully at home.  Of  Portland.  Much loved husband of Bev, cherished father & father-in-law of Milko & Beryl, Jennifer, Dorothy & Peter, Graeme & Kerrie, much loved Pop of his 12  grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandson, dear brother & brother-in -law of Audrey & Allen (both dec) and uncle of their family.

Aged 94 years.

Always with us

Funeral and committal services for Mick were held in St. John The Evangelist Church, Wallerawang followed by a private cremation last  Friday (2ND October, 2020)


COOK:          Kevin John (Cookie)             23 September, 2020 peacefully at Tanderra Nursing Home, Lithgow. Of Lithgow. Beloved son of William & Iris (both deceased), loving brother, brother-in-law & uncle of his family.

Aged 72 years.

Privately cremated.


THOMAS:      Victor James (Jim)                 26 September, 2020 at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Father of Scott & Allison and their families, loved brother & brother-in-law of Diane & Jeff Stait, Robert & Anne, fond uncle & cousin of his family, loved friend of May.

Aged 69 years.

‘Gone fishing’.

Respecting Jim’s wishes private cremation has taken place.


ROBERTSON (nee TATTERSALL): June  16 September, 2020 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Richard “Sugar” (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Allan & Tanya, Sharon & Ian, Robert, Shane & Petrina, much loved Nan of Rochelle, Nathan, Adam, Chantelle, Bianca, Mikayla, Tamika & great Nan of Mackenzie & Oliver, dear sister, sister-in-law & fond auntie of their families.  

Aged 75 years.

Forever in our hearts

A private service for JUNE will be held ON WEDNESDAY (23rd SEPTEMBER, 2020) at 11.00AM followed by private interment. Due to social distancing requirements only 75 mourners, including family members,will be allowed to attend, therefore attendance will be by invitation only.  A live stream will be provided and available for 7 days. The link is;

https://www.facebook.com/Techybird-103050884680863

McKIE:      John Gilbert (Jock)  9 September, 2020  peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Lithgow. Formerly of Katoomba.  Much loved husband of Joan, loved father & father-in-law of David (dec), Andy & Megan, Ian & Linda, much loved Pop of Jessica, Leila, Hannah, Evan, Hamish, Bella, Tyler &  dear brother & brother-in-law of  Betty & Roy (both dec), Margaret & Vic and uncle of their families.

Aged 90 years

A great Innings!  Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for Jock were held in the West Chapel  of Pinegrove Memorial Park, Kington Street, Minchinbury  last Wednesday 16th September, 2020.


McKENNA (nee HOSKING): Tarrin Louise (Taz)          29 August, 2020 unexpectedly at her home. Of Western Sydney & formerly of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Jason, loved mother of Braden, Kaylee & Marcus, much loved daughter of Berenice & Geoffrey, adored sister & sister-in-law of Danielle & Steve, Brett & Vina, twin sister of Jessica & Matt, Lisa McKenna & auntie of their families.

Aged 35 years.

 Forever in our hearts.

A service for TARRIN was held in the Christian Life Centre, Musket Parade, Lithgow followed by private cremation on Friday, 11th September, 2020.


WINNARD (nee WEEKES): Julie Ann     1 September, 2020 peacefully at Lithgow Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Bob, loved mother & mother-in-law of Jason & Annette, Jody & Adam, Adam & Teresa, Michael & Holly, Jana & Bree, much loved “Nanny Bangles of Chris, Dylan, Zoe, Eric, Daniel, Ashleigh, Olivia, Ashton, Ben, River, Serenity, Annabelle, Josh, Dessaray, Braxton, Lilly, Isaac, Jordon & Eli, dear sister & sister-in-law of Michael & Sue (dec) Weekes, Margaret Winnard & Carolyn & Terry (dec) Sharp & fond auntie of their families.

Aged 63 years

Forever in our hearts

A service for JULIE was held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow followed by private cremation on Thursday 10th September, 2020. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Daffodil Cottage, Bathurst by contacting them directly.


TILLEY (nee HOGAN):  Daphne Joyce (Daph)  31 August, 2020 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Tanderra Nursing Home, Lithgow.   Formerly of Cullen Bullen.  Loved wife of Colin (dec), dear mother & mother-in-law of Bill & Betty, Bob (dec), Fred & Kim, much loved Nan of Leesa, Craig, Jason, Courtney, Dallas, Cameron and their partners, great grandmother of her great grandchildren, dear sister of Clarence, Elsie, Maggie (all dec), Phyllis, sister-in-law of their partners and auntie of their families.

Aged 95 years

Always remembered

A private graveside service at Cullen Bullen Cemetery for Daphne was held on Monday 7TH September, 2020.


GRIFFITHS:   Benjamin William (Ben)  2 September, 2020  peacefully surrounded by his family at home. Of Lithgow.  Loving husband of Christine, loved father of Darren (dec) and Paul, much loved Pop of Stevie-Lee and great grandfather of Landyn-Darren, dear brother & brother-in-law of Garry & Robyn, Kathleen (dec) & Claude, Jeff & Janine, Joseph (dec) and uncle of their families.

Aged 67 years

For we will always love you dearly

Respecting Ben’s wishes a private cremation took place on Friday 4th September, 2020.


LEARD:         Graeme George (Leardy)                 21 August, 2020 suddenly and unexpectedly. Of Lithgow & formerly of Mannering Park. Dearly loved husband of Lynne, loved father & father-in-law of Jess & Dan, and Millie, beloved son of Colin & Jean (both deceased), loving son-in-law of Warren & Patricia, dear brother, brother-in-law & uncle of his family.

Aged 58 years.

Forever loved.

Prayers for GRAEME will be offered ON TUESDAY (1ST SEPTEMBER, 2020) AT 11.00AM followed by private cremation. Due to social distancing requirements only 100 mourners, including family members, will be allowed to attend, therefore attendance will be by invitation only. A live stream will be provided and available for 7 days. The link is;  

https://www.facebook.com/Techybird-103050884680863

KEOGH: Christopher (Chris)         6 August, 2020 unexpectedly at his home. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved son of Allen Keogh, Rosanne & John Goggin, much loved brother & brother-in-law of Steven & Joyce, loved nephew & cousin of his family.

Aged 45 years

Forever in our Hearts

Prayers for the repose of the soul of CHRIS will be offered in St Patrick’s Catholic Church Mort Street, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (20TH AUGUST, 2020) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the prayers a private cremation will take place. Due to social distancing requirements only 100 mourners, including family members will be allowed into the Church, attendance at the Church will be by invitation only.  A live stream will be provided and available to view for 7 days. The link is;

https://www.facebook.com/Techybird-103050884680863

No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Beyond Blue directly through their website.


KIDDLE (nee WILKINS):               Ethel Jane      6 August, 2020 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Jack (deceased), loved mother & mother-in-law of Lorraine & Gordon Ballantyne, Cheryl & Danny Ballantyne, Gail & Ron (deceased) Graham, much loved Nanna of Theresa, Debbie, Belinda, Kimberly, Scott, Tony, Shane and their families, dear sister of Maud Neville (Ethel’s twin), Roma Isbester (both deceased), Edith Morgan, Bob & John.

Aged 95 years.

In God’s care.

A service for ETHEL was held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow followed by private cremation on Tuesday, 11th August, 2020.


McDONALD: Ross Anthony 3 August, 2020 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow & formerly of Mudgee. Dearly loved husband of Coralie (dec), loved brother & brother-in-law of Daphne & Bernard, Peter, John & Rhonda, Denis (all deceased), Jan, Joy & their families.

           Aged 78 years

           May he rest in peace

Prayers for the repose of the soul of ROSS were offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow followed by private cremation on Wednesday 5th August, 2020.


DEACON (nee SCARLETT): Catherine Anne (Anne) 25 July, 2020 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of John, loved mother & mother-in-law of Glenda & Trevor (dec) Winterbottom, Kerrie & Stewart Gibson (Mudgee), much loved Nan of Matthew & Jasmine, Brianna & Sam, Jarred & Libby, Deneille & Adam and great Nan of Joshua & Macie, loving sister of Jennifer & Bert Norris (both dec)(Camden), loved sister-in-law of Coral Scarlett (Camden) & Victor Deacon (dec) and fond auntie of their families.

Aged 83 years.

     Forever loved & cherished

A service for ANNE was held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (30TH JULY, 2020) followed by private interment.  


COLLINS: Sue Anne (Susie)  26 July, 2020 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Lithgow.  Loved daughter of her devoted parents Bill & Gladys (both dec), loved and cherished sister of Jeff, Lynn, Michelle, Pam, Rae (dec), Ian, Robyn, Garry, Greg, Dib and sister-in-law of their partners, loved auntie of their families.

Aged 60 Years

Reunited with Mum & Dad

A service for Susie was held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow followed by interment in Lithgow Cemetery on Friday 31ST July, 2020.


SHEATHER (nee PILLANS): Briony Rebecca      26 July, 2020 peacefully at Lithgow Hospital after a courageous & determined battle with breast cancer. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Mark, loved mother of Lydia & Eadie, much loved daughter & daughter-in-law of Cathy & John, Robert & Margaret, dear sister & sister-in-law of Laura & Warren, Gemma, Michelle & Jeremy, Andrew, adored granddaughter of Joan Pillans & fond niece & auntie of her family, loved by Jody, Lynn & Brett.

Aged 36 years

“You brightened up our lives”

A private service for BRIONY will be held on Friday (31st July, 2020) at 2.30pm followed by private cremation. Due to social distancing requirements attendance will be by invitation only. A live stream will be provided and available to view for 7 days. The link is;

https://www.facebook.com/Techybird-103050884680863

No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the McGrath Foundation directly through their website.


BERWICK (nee ROZANKOVIC):  Nena  21 July 2020 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Bob, loving mother of Kristina, John, much loved Nan of Melony, a dear sister & sister-in-law and auntie of their families.

 Aged 84 years.

So dearly loved, so sadly missed

Requiem mass for the repose of Nena’s soul was celebrated in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow followed by interment in Lithgow Cemetery on Tuesday 28TH July, 2020.


GLENCORSE:          Phillip Arthur (Phill)            26 July, 2020 peacefully at Gosford Hospital after a long illness. Of Gosford & formerly of Wallerawang. Dearly loved son of George & Helen (deceased), loved brother & brother-in-law of Stephen & Jill, Greg & Robyn-Joy and their families, loving partner of Michael Jackson-Hope (deceased),

Aged 60 years.

At peace.

Privately cremated.


MORRIS: John Stanley  26 July, 2020 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow & formerly of Narooma. Dearly loved husband of Margaret, loved father & father-in-law of Steven & Paulean, Gregory & Janet, David & Denise, Wayne & Sharon, much loved Pop of Luke, Sam, Ben, Andrew, Lee (dec), Emma, Daniel, Mark, Amy, Josh, Sophie & their families, dear brother of Colin, Wayne (both dec), Margaret Tunks, brother-in-law  and fond uncle of their families.

Aged 85 years.

Forever in our hearts

A private service for JOHN was held ON FRIDAY (31ST JULY, 2020) AT 10.00AM. Followed by private cremation. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Cancer Research Foundation and can be made directly through their website.


ROSS:             Kathleen Mary (Kay)           23 July, 2020 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Beloved daughter of Alan & Eileen Ross (both deceased).

Aged 82 years.

Forever loved & always in our hearts.

Respecting KAY’S wishes, private cremation has taken place.


HALL:        PATRICK GLENN (GLENN)  22 July, 2020 peacefully surrounded by his loving family at home.  Of  Wallerawang.  Dearly loved husband of Jan, loved father & father-in-law of Melissa & Theresa, Sally & Glenn, much loved Granddad of Corrina, dear brother & brother-in-law of Colin & Margaret (both dec), Veronica & Thomas (both dec), Judy & Charles, Michael & Sue (dec), Peter & Jill and uncle of their families.

Aged 77 years

Always our hero

Prayers for the repose of the soul of Glenn were offered in Sacred Heart Catholic Church,  Lidsdale Street, Wallerawang followed by private cremation on Monday 27TH July, 2020.


FIELDS: Kim            24th July 2020, peacefully at Sydney and formerly of Lithgow. Much loved husband of Daphne (deceased) and Janice, loved father and father-in-law of Roslyn and Gary, Elise (deceased) and Bernie, Adrian and Heather, Fenella and Chris, adored “Doc” of eight grandchildren and eight great grandchildren, dear brother of George (deceased).

Aged 97 years.

A true gentleman and long serving doctor to the Lithgow community.

Privately cremated.


KING: (nee GOODE): Doreen May  9 July, 2020 peacefully at Tanderra Nursing Home, Lithgow.  Of  Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of  Bill King (dec) & James Abberton (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Bob, Lorranine, Bruce (dec) & Lorraine, Pam & Ray, Patricia (dec), Gary & Brenda, Linda & David, Jim & Cathy, much loved Nan of her grandchildren, great grandchildren & great great grandchildren, dear sister & sister-in-law and auntie of their families

Aged 88 years.

Well done good and faithful servant

A service for Doreen was held in Lithgow Christian Fellowship Church, Longworth Street, Lithgow followed by interment in Lithgow Cemetery last Wednesday 15th July, 2020.


OSLAND:  Victor Alfred  (Vic)  7 July, 2020 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow.  Of Lithgow Loving husband of Shirley, loved father & father-in-law of Cheryl & Phil, Wayne & Tanya, much loved Pop of Dylan, Jessica, Stephanie, Harley, Chad, great grandfather of Savannah, Layla, Maxwell, Harvey, dear brother of Shirley and uncle of their families.

 Aged 90 years.

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for Victor were held in the Chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura on Monday 13TH July, 2020.


SULLIVAN:              Denis Roderic            3 July, 2020 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow. Of Wallerawang. Dearly loved husband of Desiree, father of his children & their families, loved brother, brother-in-law & uncle of the Sullivan and Whitty families.

In his 94th year.

‘A very loving man’

A service for DENIS was held in the Wallerawang Uniting Church, Commens Street, Wallerawang followed by interment in the Pipers Flat Lawn Cemetery last Friday (10th July, 2020).


KIRK (nee PRESTON):       Ruby May      29 June, 2020 peacefully at Belmont Hospital. Formerly of Mount Wilson. Dearly loved wife of Albert (deceased), loved mother & mother-in-law of Janet & Albert Foggett, Gai & Ron Davies (both deceased), Kathleen & Richard Mara, Loris & Rick, much loved Nan of her 9 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren, 7 great-great grandchildren, dear sister, sister-in-law & auntie of her family.

In her 102nd year.

Forever in our hearts.

A service for RUBY was held in the Anglican Church of St. George, Mount Wilson followed by interment in the adjoining churchyard cemetery on Thursday (9th July, 2020).


THOMPSON:           Kenneth James (Ken)           29 June, 2020 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Bronwyn, loved father & father-in-law of Ryan, Melissa & Lee Nutter, Anne-Maree & Lee Brownrigg, Robyn & Bruce Morton, Geanette Harris, Donna & David Townsend, much loved ‘Pa’ of his grandchildren & great grandchildren, dear brother of Daphne Willcocks, Edna Ogle (both deceased), Neville (Perth), fond brother-in-law & uncle of their families.

Aged 86 years.

A true gentle-man.

“Ride like the wind”

A service for KEN will be held in the chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura ON FRIDAY (10TH JULY, 2020) AT 11.00AM. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Lung Foundation directly through their website. Due to social distancing requirements only 34 mourners, including family members, will be allowed into the chapel. The service will also be Live Streamed. Please contact Kerry Linegar Funerals for the Live Stream Link.


OKON: Bernard Patrick (Boo)  30 June, 2020 surrounded by his loving family at Nepean Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved father & father-in-law of Grant & Kat, Tom & Alicia, Eliza & Casey, Simon & Tilley, Louis, Martin & Hayley, Ben, much loved Papa of Jasmine, Sara & Hamish, much loved son of Pat & John, dear brother & brother-in-law of Maria, Martin, Phil, Tim (dec), Kate & Gary Clark, Chris (dec), Anne & Phil Colvin & fond uncle of their families.

Aged 56 years

Reunited with Cos & Tim

Forever in our Hearts

Requiem mass for the repose of the soul of BOO will be celebrated in St Patrick’s Catholic Church Mort Street, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (8TH JULY, 2020) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass private interment will take place.

Due to social distancing requirements only 100 mourners, including family members will be allowed into the Church. Due To the number of family members, attendance at the Church will be by invitation only.

A live stream will be provided and available to view for 7 days and the link is;https://www.facebook.com/Techybird-103050884680863


RAINSFORD (nee ENGLISH):      Valerie Margaret      30 June, 2020 peacefully at Merrylands. Loving friend of Joe, dear mother & mother-in-law of Peter & June, Fiona & Tim, David & Sandi, Paul (Dommie) (deceased) & Kathy, ‘Grandma” of Tabitha, Jared, Benny, Hannah, Sophie, Jack & Erin, former wife of John, sister, sister-in-law & auntie of her family.

Aged 81 years.

A graveside service for VALERIE will be held in the lawn portion of Pipers Flat Cemetery ON TUESDAY (7TH JULY, 2020) AT 12.00 O’CLOCK.


SPEIRS (nee WALSH):       Julie Anne      29 June, 2020 suddenly at Dubbo Base Hospital. Of Cullen Bullen. Dearly loved wife of Ross, loved mother of Bronwen & Nathan, much loved Grandma of Angus, Hamish & Charlotte, loved sister of Bronwen (deceased), Vicki, Stephen & Geoffrey, fond sister-in-law & auntie of their families.

Aged 71 years.

Forever loved and always in our hearts.

A service for JULIE will be held in the chapel of Norwood Park Crematorium, Bradwardine Road, Bathurst ON TUESDAY (7TH JULY, 2020) AT 11.00AM. Members of the Cullen Bullen Progress Association are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the National Stroke Foundation directly through their website.

Due to social distancing requirements only 19 mourners, including family members, will be allowed into the chapel. As such mourners are welcome to stand outside, provided they adhere to the social distancing requirements.


FRANCIS: Inez Vera           28 June, 2020 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved sister of Harry, Vivien, Derek (all dec) and twin sister of Shirley Schurr, much loved sister-in-law, aunt & great aunt of their families.

Aged 87 years.

Forever in our hearts.

A private service for INEZ was held in the chapel of Kerry Linegar Funerals on 3rd July, 2020 followed by private cremation.


LANE:            Jean Elizabeth           21 June, 2020 peacefully at Cooinda (Lithgow Aged Care). Of Lithgow. Dear sister & sister-in-law of Gorrie & Rieky, Charlie & Win (both deceased) & Beryl (deceased), fond auntie of their families.

Aged 97 years.

Sadly missed.

A service for JEAN was held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow followed by a private cremation last on 30th June, 2020.


BRADFORD: Robert William (Rooster) 19 June, 2020 suddenly at Robina Hospital, QLD. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved father & father-in-law of Steven & Shannon, Craig & Katrina, Alison & Paul, Amanda & Jason much loved Poppa of Vinnie, Lex, Freya, Liam, Mitchell, Kyle, Luke, Lauren, Jessica, Jake, Samantha, Charlotte, Ruby, Tiger, Rory, dear brother, brother-in-law & fond uncle of their families.

     Aged 71 years

    Forever in our hearts

A service for ROBERT will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church ON FRIDAY (26th JUNE, 2020) AT 10.00AM. At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the Lawn No.2 portion of Lithgow Cemetery. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Dementia Australia and can be donated directly through their website.

Due to social distancing requirements only 75 mourners, including family members, will be allowed into the Church. As such mourners are welcome to stand outside, provided they adhere to the social distancing requirements.


KING:            Herbert Cecil (Cecil)             17 June, 2020 peacefully at Cooinda (Lithgow Aged Care). Of Lithgow & formerly of Oberon. Dearly loved husband of Marjorie, loved father & father-in-law of Darren & Tracey, Charmaine (deceased), Andrew & Alison, Rene & Melanie, loving Pop of his grandchildren Todd & Maddie, Alana & Andrew, Gemma, Jacinda, Jared, Danielle & Luke, Phoenix, Lorelei and of his great grandchildren Adele, Emmery & Mallorie, dear brother of Buddy, Daphne Pryor, Joan King (deceased), Beryl Foley, David (deceased), Russell, Sue King, Tony (deceased), fond brother-in-law & uncle of their families.

Aged 84 years.

‘Mechanical library gone sleeping.’

A service for CECIL KING will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (24TH JUNE, 2020) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the service private interment will take place. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Lithgow Aged Care and can be donated directly at 38 Maple Crescent, Lithgow. N.S.W. 2790.

Due to social distancing requirements only 75 mourners, including family members, will be allowed into the church. As such mourners are welcome to stand outside, provided they adhere to the social distancing requirements. The service will also be Live Streamed – the link to view the Live Stream is:
https://www.facebook.com/Techybird-103050884680863   


JOHNSTON (nee CAFE): Hazel Ruby 8 June, 2020 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Les (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Brian, Pamela & John, much loved Grandma of Damien, Shannon & Donna, dear sister, sister-in-law & adored auntie of their families.

In her 100th year

   Forever in our hearts.

Funeral & committal services for Hazel were held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow followed by cremation on Friday 12th June, 2020.


WHITE (nee SHADBOLT):            Doreen Joyce O.A.M.           7 June, 2020 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Dennis (deceased), loved mother & mother-in-law of Steven & Diane, Richard & Christine, much loved ‘Nan’ of her grandchildren & great grandchildren, dear sister of Nobby (deceased) & Frances, fond sister-in-law & auntie of their families.

In her 93rd year.

Forever in our hearts.

A service for DOREEN was held in St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Lithgow followed by interment in Lithgow Cemetery on Friday, 12th June, 2020.


BOWEN: Fraser Lindsay  18 May, 2020 unexpectedly at ‘Carranya’. Of Kanimbla Valley. Dearly loved son of Nancy & Keith (both dec), adored brother & brother-in-law of Jill & Jack, Heather & Ian, much loved uncle of Craig, Scott, Janelle, Vicki, Rodney, Leanne & their families.

Aged 72 years.

Forever in our hearts

Funeral & committal services for Fraser were held in the Chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura on Friday 5th June, 2020.


HEATH: Alister Douglas (Big Al)  23 May, 2020 tragically at Portland. Of Portland & formerly of Kurrajong & Tasmania. Dearly loved husband of Karen, loved father of Eleanor, William, Rosanagh, Alexander, Aimee, Katherine, David & their partners, much loved Grandad of Zoey, Trinity, Ashlea, Liam, Tyler, Isla, Olivia, Hannah & Orion, dear brother & brother-in-law of Andrea & Angelo, Julian (dec).

Aged 59 years.

Caru Ti

Funeral & committal services for Alister were held in the Chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura on Thursday 4th June, 2020.Donations in memory of Alister could be considered to Beyond Blue through their website.


BURROWS:  Joseph Edward (Ted) 31 May, 2020 peacefully at Cooinda Aged Peoples Home, Lithgow. Of Portland. Dearly loved husband of Colleen (dec), loved father & father-in-law of Deborah (dec), Rhonda & Stephen, Tony, much loved Pop of Jade, Jessica, Isaac & their partners, great grandfather of Shontay, Alirah, dear brother & brother-in-law of Allen & Joyce (both dec) & fond uncle of their family.

Aged 89 years.

Forever in our hearts.

Funeral & committal services for Ted were held in the Chapel of Norwood Park Crematorium, Bradwardine Road, Bathurst on Thursday 4th June, 2020.


BECK: Robert Patrick (Bob)     25 May, 2020 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Wallerawang. Dearly loved husband of Dorothy (dec), loved father & father-in-law of Robbie & Anthea, much loved Pop of Harley, Jorden & Kobie, dear brother & brother-in-law of Judy & Terry Sheppeard, Maureen & Wayne Millar, fond uncle of David, Leanne, Belinda & Jodie.

Aged 79 years

       Soaring with the eagles.

Prayers for the repose of the soul of Robert were offered in Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Wallerawang followed by private cremation on Wednesday 3rd June, 2020.


AINSWORTH (nee THOMPSON): Joycelyn Adele (Joyce)   25 May, 2020 peacefully at Cooinda Aged Peoples Home,Lithgow. Formerly of Mt. Victoria.  Dearly loved wife of Dennis (dec), loved sister & sister-in-law of Marie (dec) & Peter, Shirley (dec) & Pat (dec), Jack & Elaine (dec), Doris & Lionel (dec), Geoffrey (dec) & Barbara, Robert & Marion and sister-in-law of the Ainsworth family, loved auntie of their families.

Aged 84 years.

Rest In Peace

A graveside service was held in Blackheath Cemetery on Tuesday  2nd June, 2020.


LANG (Nee MEECHAN):   Margaret Ellen (Maggie)   23 May, 2020  peacefully at home with her loving family. Dearly loved and cherished wife of John, loving mother and mother-in-law of Andrew & Liz, Janey & Allan and Kenneth (deceased), much devoted and loved Nan of Daniel, Erin, Sofie & Rebecca and their partners, Great Grandma (Maggie) to Parker, Ava, Cohen and Jack.

Aged 80 years

Forever loved and in our hearts.

Funeral & committal services for Maggie were held in the Chapel of Norwood Park Crematorium  Bradwardine Road, Bathurst on Monday 1st June, 2020.


NORTHEY:  Garry Bruce (Gaz)  15 May, 2020 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved partner of Vicki, loved father & father-in-law of Damien, Tony & Zoe, Jaime, Ashlee & Wes, much loved Pop of his 11 grandchildren, dear brother & brother-in-law of Terry & Cheryl, Allan (dec), Barbara, Pat & Shane, Darryl (dec), Vicki & Bryan, Debbie & Monty, Fay and fond uncle of  their families.

Aged 62 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for Garry were held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow on Friday 29TH May, 2020.


COX (nee CHICK):  Heather Katherine  22 May, 2020 peacefully at Tanderra Nursing Home, Lithgow.   Dearly loved wife of Bob (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of  Brenda & Gary, Alison & Victor, fond Granny of her 5 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren, dear sister of  Barbara and Peter (both dec)

 Aged 90 years.

Finally at peace

Funeral and committal services for Heather were held in the Chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura on Thursday 28TH May, 2020.


GLEESON (nee LOWE):  Ellen Clare  14 May, 2020 peacefully at Bathurst Base Hospital. Of Portland.  Formerly of Camden.  Dearly loved wife of Arthur.

Aged 78 years.

Forever in our hearts

Prayers for the repose of Ellen’s soul were offered in St. Vincent’s Catholic Church, Portland followed by interment in Portland Cemetery on Friday 22ND May, 2020.


ADDISON (nee BEYNON): Shirley Patricia   16 May, 2020 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Garth (dec), loved sister & sister-in-law of Fay & George Quinell, Trevor Beynon.

Aged 92 years.

  Forever in our hearts.

Funeral & committal services for Shirley were held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow followed by cremation on Friday 22nd May, 2020.


COCK :  Albert Rex  (Rex) 12 May, 2020 peacefully at Tanderra Nursing Home, Lithgow. Formerly of Wallerawang.  Much loved husband of Eleanor (dec), much loved father & father-in-law of Susan & Ben, David & Sharon, Christopher & Linda (dec), Carol (dec), Jill & Greg, loving grandpa  of Neil & Ally, Megan & Matt, Ryan, Katie, great grandfather of his grandchildren, dear brother & brother-in-law of  Dulcie, Alfred (dec), Allan & Myra, Malcolm & Shirley (both dec) and uncle of their families.

Aged 83 years

Always remembered

Funeral & committal services for Rex were held in the chapel of Norwood Park Crematorium, Bathurst on Tuesday 19TH May, 2020.


O’NEILL: Kevin Joseph      9 May, 2020 at Lithgow District Hospital surrounded by his loving family. Of Hampton and formerly of Port Kembla. Dearly loved partner of Noleen, loved father & father-in-law of John & Simone, Janelle & Brennan (dec), Daniel, Conor, Bethany & Nicole, much loved grandfather of Mark, Melanie, Luke, Ben, Aaron, Michael, David, Karly and great grandfather of Tyler & Chloe, dear brother & brother-in-law of Mary & Robert Lowe & fond uncle of their family.

Aged 78 years.

Forever in our hearts.

Prayers for the repose of the soul of Kevin were offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Lithgow followed by interment in Lowther Cemetery on Friday, 15th May, 2020.


DAVIS (nee SHEPPEARD):  Beryl Frances (Bub)   27 April, 2020 suddenly at home.  Of Oakey Park, Lithgow.   Dearly loved wife of Ray, loved mother & mother-in-law of Gary (dec), Lee & Graham Higgins, Darryl & Rose, much loved Nan of Carina, Scott, Alana, Tayla, Paige, Kyle, Samantha, Ebony, great grandmother of Aleeyah, Jayla, Harrison, Kara, Amelia, Jacob, Fletcher, Alaska, Huxton, dear sister & sister-in-law of Harry & Nita (dec), Phyllis, Gai, Billy & Beryl and fond auntie of their families.

Aged 81 years

Will always be in our hearts

A graveside service for Beryl was held on Monday 4TH May 2020.


KILBY:  Eric  27 April, 2020 peacefully at Cooinda Aged Peoples Home, Lithgow.  Formerly of  Bowenfels, Lithgow.  Dearly loved Brother & brother-in-law of Dulcie & Roger (dec) Lloyd (Beckenham WA), Robert & Elizabeth (Lithgow).

Aged 86 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral & committal services for Eric were held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow  on Friday 1ST May, 2020.


KENT:  Ernest (Ernie)  24 April, 2020 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of “Melrose” Wallerawang.  Loving friend of all his carers and fellow housemates at Melrose.

Aged 77 years.

Forever in our hearts

A graveside service for Ernest was held on Thursday 30TH April, 2020.


LOCKLEY: Arthur William  24 April, 2020 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow. Of Portland & formerly of Springwood & Petersham. Beloved husband of Ruth, adored father & father-in-law of Catherine & Brett Jeffers, Gavin & Renae, much loved Grandpa of Gabriel, William & Eleanor.

Aged 87 years.

Nature’s gentleman

    Together then, now and always

Funeral & committal services for Arthur were held in the Chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura on Thursday 30th April, 2020.


JOHNSON (nee TESORIERO):     Anita Barbara           20 April, 2020 at St. George Hospital, Kogarah. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Sam, cherished mum of Cody & Mikayla, beloved daughter of Guy & Barbara, loved sister of Ben, dear daughter-in-law of Bob & Kerry, fond sister-in-law of Casey & Maryam and Harry.

Aged 42 years.

Forever loved and always missed.

Requiem Mass for ANITA was celebrated in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Lithgow followed by cremation on Wednesday, 29th April, 2020.


WADDS: Margaret Susan 28 July 1924 – 20 April 2020 peacefully in Lithgow. Formerly of Guildford, Mosman & Springwood.

Aged 95 years

Jesus said, “I go to prepare a place for you” John 14:3

Privately Cremated.


CASEY:         Aubrey James (Aub)             19 April, 2020 at Bathurst. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved father & father-in-law of Greg (deceased) & Katrina, Karen & Barry (deceased) Gill, Kevin & Leanne, Virginia & Rick Young, much loved Pop of Aaron, Robbie, Angie, Adam, Nathan, Chris, Luke, Brittany, Mark (deceased), Erin & their families, dear brother of Kevin (deceased), Roley (deceased), Ian, Clive, Norma (deceased) & Carmel, fond brother-in-law & uncle of their families.

Aged 83 years.

Always in our hearts.

Prayers for AUB CASEY were offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Lithgow followed by interment in Lithgow Cemetery on Friday, 24th April, 2020.


SIMPSON:  Elizabeth Whitworth (Betty)  20 April, 2020 peacefully at Groves House Residential Care, Cardiff.  Formerly of Lithgow.  Long term employee of the Commonwealth Bank, Lithgow.

Aged 90 years

To be with Christ; which is far better.

Philippians 1 v 23b

A graveside service for Betty was held on Friday, 24TH April, 2020


WALSH (nee SEACH): Patricia Margaret (Pat)  18 April, 2020 peacefully at Tabulam Cottages, Portland. Of Clarence & formerly of Portland. Dearly loved wife of Joseph (dec) & much loved partner of Herb (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Julie & Ross, Bronwen (dec), Vicki & Lance (dec), Stephen & Rhonda, Geoffrey & Marie, much loved ‘Nana Pat’ of her 15 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren & 10 great great grandchildren, dear sister, sister-in-law & fond auntie of her family.

Aged 91 years.

Forever in our hearts

A service for Patricia was held in the Chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura on Thursday 23rd April, 2020.


CONRAN (nee ALBRECHT):  Carmel  10 April, 2020 peacefully at Yallambee Village, Revesby.  Formerly of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Desmond (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Melissa & Sean, Louise, Peter, Frances & Michael, much loved Nan of Josh, Mat, Jake, Samantha, Olivia, Madison, Chloe, Bodie,  Rachel, Indiana, Sophie and Harry, great grandmother of 2 great granddaughters, dear sister & sister-in-law of Patricia, Mary & John, Peter & Narelle and auntie of their families.

 Aged 81 years.

Forever in our hearts

Requiem mass for the repose of Carmel’s soul was celebrated in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow followed by private cremation on Tuesday 21ST April, 2020.  A memorial service for Carmel will be announced at a later date.


DRURY:     Leslie Bruce (Les)  11 April, 2020 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved husband of Joan, loved father & father-in-law of Gary (deceased) & Margaret, Donna & Michael Quinn, adored Poppy of Jessie, Tim, Melanie, Jacob, Jason, Stars and Rebecca, Great Poppy of Isabelle, dear brother & brother-in-law and fond uncle of their families.

Aged 77 Years

Loved Forever

A service for Les was held in St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Roy Street Lithgow followed by private interment on Monday 20th April, 2020.


CARLIN: Allen John   8 April, 2020 peacefully at Westmead Hospital. Of  Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Shirley (dec), loved father & father-in-law of Marty & Sharon, much loved grandfather of Curtis, Alyssa & Sophie, dear brother of Christopher (dec), Jim & fond brother-in-law & uncle of their families.

Aged 88 years.

 Forever in our hearts.

A graveside service for Allen was held in the Lawn No.1 portion of Lithgow Cemetery on Friday 17th April, 2020. A memorial service will be announced at a later date.


SCHURR: Andrew George (George)         8 April, 2020 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge, Bowenfels. Of Lithgow formerly of Rifle Parade. Dearly loved  husband of Shirley, loved father & father-in-law of Deborah & David Grant, Joanne & Jairo Rojas, much loved Pop of Darren, Jamie & Miranda, Dale & Simone, Jesse, dear brother of Jim, Lenny, Phyllis, Jock, Amey, Joan, Harry, Nellie, Betty (all dec) and Stan, brother-in-law of Vivien, Harry, Derek (all dec) and Inez, fond uncle of their families.

Aged 84 years.

A community man

Always remembered

Funeral & committal services for George were held in the Chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura on Wednesday 15th April, 2020.


KELLY (nee BOOTH formerly CARTER): Fay  Georgina 4 April, 2020 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Edward (Eddie) Carter (dec) & Roy Kelly (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Colleen & Jeff, Glenyce (Pip) (dec), much loved grandmother of Josie and Mahni, great Grandma of Joshua and Leium.

Aged 89 years.

Forever in our hearts

A service for Fay was held in the Chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura on Tuesday 14th April, 2020.


MANSELL:   William Thomas (Tom)                    8 April, 2020 peacefully at Cooinda Aged Peoples Home, Lithgow. Of Lithgow. Husband of Nola (deceased), father of Judith, Denise & their families, uncle of Patricia Mansell and her children Nicole, Douglas & their families.

So mote it be.

Lest we forget.

Privately cremated.


GRACEY:      Brian Peter                5 April, 2020 surrounded by his family. Of ‘Riverview’, Kanimbla Valley. Dearly loved by all his family. Wife Janice, father & father-in-law of Peter & Heather, Kevin & Trudy, grandfather (Gralva) of John, Kylie, Kristy, Mark, Greg, Kathleen, Kellie & their partners, great Gralva of Daisy, Grace, Aurora, Holly, Bruce, Madelyn, Alfie, Ally & James.

Aged 80 years.

Always remembered.

Privately cremated.


HARRIS:       Graham Walter (The Gentle Giant)            19 March, 2020 peacefully at Nepean Hospital, Kingswood. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved father & father-in-law of David Harris (stillborn), Catherine & Brad Turvey, Deborah & Brett Holder, much loved ‘Pop’ of Joshua, Racquel & Ben, Ethan & Adam, much loved great grandfather of Hendrik, son of Walter Harris, Henrietta & Phillip Burrell (all deceased), loving nephew of Evelyn & Walter Glynn (both deceased), dear cousin of Robert, Paul & Helen, former husband of Colinette Morris, fond son-in-law of Marjorie Morris, brother-in-law of Margaret & Michael Combs, loved ‘Uncle Graham’ of Aaron Grocott, Gerome Combs & Krystina Campbell and extended families.

Aged 78 years

Forever in our hearts

‘Have a good one’

A memorial service for Graham will be held at a later date.


ELLIOT: Kiara Madison  22 March, 2020 tragically at Bribie Island, QLD. Of Wallerawang. Dearly loved daughter of Chris & Sam, loved sister of Jai and Beau, much loved granddaughter of Noel & Pat and Denise Smith, dear niece & cousin of her family.

Forever in our hearts

Funeral & committal services for Kiara were held in the Chapel of Norwood Park Crematorium, Bradwardine Road, Bathurst on Friday (3rd April, 2020). A memorial service for Kiara will be announced at a later date.


CAMPBELL (nee TWEEDIE): Carole  27 March, 2020 unexpectedly at her home. Of Hartley and formerly of “Koopartoo”, Wolgan Valley. Dearly loved mother of Pamella, Leslie, much loved Nanny of Piper, dear sister of Frances, Bruce, David (dec), Ken, Steven, fond sister-in-law & auntie of their families.

Aged 75 years.

Forever in our hearts

Funeral & committal services for Carole were held in the Chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura On Thursday (2nd April, 2020). A memorial service for Carole will be announced at a later date.


McMAHON (nee SMITH):   Jean Mary  24 March, 2020 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge Lithgow.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Col (dec), loved mother of Diane, Esme, John, much loved Nan of Aaron & Kara, Andrew & Kelly, Kendall, Chris & Georgia, Kerryanne & Robbie, Amanda & Brendan, Leigh & Amy, great grandmother of her 5 great grandchildren, dear sister & sister-in-law of Hugh, Joyce & Dick Morgan, Ken (all dec), Len (dec) & Gail, David, Edna & John Witherspoon (dec), Jean & Jim Scoular (dec), fond auntie of their families.

Aged 89 years

Forever loved

Prayers for the repose of Jean’s soul were offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow followed by private cremation on Monday, 30TH March, 2020.


BUGAIOW: Dimitri (Jim)   19 March, 2020 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Former husband of Cheryle, loved father & father-in-law of Valerie & Greg, Andrew, Phillip & Ellen, Jeremy & Skye, much loved Pop of Sebastian, Yasmin, Ethan, Vanessa, dear brother & brother-in-law of Nadia & Greg Carter, fond uncle of Sharon, Scott & their families.

Aged 67 years.

Forever in our hearts

Funeral & committal services for Dimitri were held in the Chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura on Friday, 27th March, 2020.


SMITH (nee NICHOLSON):           Jackie             23 March, 2020 peacefully at her home in Portland surrounded by her loving family. Dearly loved wife of Leo, loved mother & mother-in-law of Nicola & Richard, Deanna & Shane, much loved ‘Grandma’ of Connor, Will, Leo, Seb & Ava, beloved daughter of Tommy (deceased) & Noeline, dear daughter-in-law of Leo & Anne (both deceased), loving sister of Noel, Tommy, Michael, Louise, Cathy, Bernice, Trichie, Dianne (deceased) & Neil (deceased), fond sister-in-law & auntie of their families.

Aged 61 years

Always in our hearts.

A memorial service for Jackie will be announced at a later date.


BANNON (nee CRAWFORD):       Nancy Ann     20 March, 2020 peacefully at her home in Portland. Dearly loved wife of Cliff (deceased), loved mother & mother-in-law of Julie & Robert Williams, Mary (deceased) & Stephen Murray, Kim & Bruce Groves, much loved ‘Grandma’ of Stuart, Bradley, Alisa, Lyndall, Nathanael, Rebekah, Trent, Chelsey, Merryn, Olivia, Sophie, Rylan & their partners and of her 11 great grandchildren, dear sister of Allan (deceased), fond auntie of Kerry & Stephen.

Aged 85 years

Forever in our hearts.

Requiem mass for the repose of Nancy’s soul was celebrated in St. Vincent’s Catholic Church, Portland followed by private cremation on Tuesday, 24th March, 2020.


VEGILLA:    Oscar              19 March, 2020 at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow.

Aged 71 years

May he rest in peace

Private family prayers were held on Monday, 23rd March, 2020.


BURGESS: Raymond (Ray)  13 March, 2020 unexpectedly at his home. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved father & father-in-law of Aaron & Shellie, Ashleigh & Michael, much loved Grandad of Ashton, Lilly, Toby & Corbin, dear brother of Lyn Reynolds, fond uncle of Farrin, Brendan and their families.

Aged 61 years.

Forever in our hearts.

Funeral & committal services for RAY will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (20TH MARCH, 2020) AT 1.00PM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place.


RAYNER (nee FRITH): Rosalie Norma (Ros)  11 March, 2020 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Allan (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Craig & Rosalyn (dec) & Debbie, Malcolm & Nina (dec), Coralie & Glenn, Tracey & David, Stuart & Anne-Marie, Iain, much loved Nana of her 13 grandchildren & 16 great grandchildren, dear sister of Helen Searle.

Aged 84 years

    ‘Holding hands with Allan’

Funeral & committal services for ROS will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (18TH MARCH, 2020) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of Beehive, Order of the Eastern Star, The Emmaus Community, Uniting Care, Lithgow Musical Society & Lithgow Tidy Towns are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Uniting Care & may be left at the church.


POUND (nee RYAN):          Wilma Joan    1 March, 2020 peacefully at Port Kembla Palliative Care Unit. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Max (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Wayne & Gail, Glenda Sheath (dec), Sharon & Martin Geiser, much loved Nan of Kylee & Carl, Jamie, Amanda & Michael, Hollie & Tom, Rebecca, Erryn & James, Jarrad & Sophie, Tarsha & Mark and her 8 great grandchildren, dear sister & sister-in-law, fond auntie & great auntie of their families.

Forever in our hearts.

Prayers for the repose of the soul of WILMA will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON MONDAY (9TH MARCH, 2020) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the prayers private interment will take place. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Port Kembla Palliative Care Unit & may be left at the Church.


STAR (nee TOWNSEND):     Poppy  1 March, 2020 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow. Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Arthur (dec),  loved mother & mother-in-law of Larry (dec) & Lenore, Bill & Leana, Michael & Angela, much loved Nan of her grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren, dear sister & sister-in- law and auntie of their families.

Aged 96 years.

Forever in our hearts.

Prayers for the repose of the soul of POPPY will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (6TH   MARCH, 2020) AT 1.30PM.  At the conclusion of the prayers the cortege will proceed to the Catholic No.2 portion of Lithgow Cemetery.


CRANE:         John (Jack)    28 February, 2020 at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Beloved son of Bill & Maggie (both deceased), loved brother & brother-in-law of Robert, Jim & Beryl (all deceased), Peter (deceased) & Marie, Kathleen & Clem Williams (both deceased), Margaret (deceased) & Ray Doyle, fond uncle of his 19 nieces & nephews and their families.

In his 95th year

Gone home.

Lest we forget.

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of JACK CRANE will be celebrated in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (5TH MARCH, 2020) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass the cortege will proceed to the Lawn No.1 portion of Lithgow Cemetery. Members of the City of Lithgow RSL Sub-branch (medals), Lithgow Legacy, Club Lithgow & the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the National Heart Foundation & may be left at the church.


OUSBY: Richard Alan (Dick) 21 February, 2020 peacefully at his home. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Barbara, loved father & father-in-law of Sharon & Jodie, Alan, much loved ‘Poppy’ of Sharlene, Kymberlie, Jake, great ‘Poppy’ of Rubi, Ava, Xander, Kaiden (dec), dear brother, brother-in-law & fond uncle of their families & best mate of Kevin.

Aged 70 years.

Forever in our hearts

A service for RICHARD will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (28TH FEBRUARY, 2020) AT 2.00PM. At the conclusion of the service private interment will take place. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.


MATHIAS:    David John (Nugget, Porky)            22 February, 2020 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Leah, loved father & father-in-law of John & Joanne Mathias, Andrew & Julie Mathias, Kellie & Brendon Dwyer, Kaylene Ellis, Darren & Amanda Ellis, much loved Poppy of his grandchildren & great grandchildren, dear brother of Val Keates, Heather Addison & Pam Rath, fond brother-in-law & uncle of their families.

Aged 71 years.

‘Gone fishing’.

Funeral & committal services for DAVID will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (28TH FEBRUARY, 2020) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of Club Lithgow, Lithgow Greyhound Club & the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend. Flowers are appreciated but as an alternative, donations could be considered to the NSW Cancer Council & may be left at the church.


TESORIERO (nee BAJDALA):      Valentina (Val)          12 February, 2020 suddenly & unexpectedly. Of Lithgow & formerly of Hartley. Much loved mum & mother-in-law of Debbie (deceased), Rob & Mel, Steve & Roe, Lisa & Michael, Aaron & Peter, loving Nan of Tashanna, Tristen, Bobby, Ashlie, Chantelle, Krista, Alex, Josh, Landon, Isabella, Jesse & great Nan of William & Noah, former wife of Bob.

Aged 78 years.

‘Family always came first with Nan’.

A service for VAL will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (27TH FEBRUARY, 2020) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to Hartley Cemetery.


MAGUIRE:         Mary Bridget  14TH February, 2020 suddenly at home.  Of Lithgow.  Dear sister & sister-in-law of Patrick & Jeanne and auntie of Patrick and Zoe.

Aged 73 years.

Forever in our hearts

Requiem mass for the repose of the soul of MARY will be celebrated in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow on MONDAY (24TH FEBRUARY, 2020) AT 2.00 PM.  At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass a private cremation will take place.


NEWTON: Dexter John  17 February, 2020 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow.  Formerly of Portland.  Dearly loved husband of Mavis (dec), Gill, loved father of Sharon, Anthony, Vaughan, Sandra, Dexta (dec), Lexi and loving stepfather, much loved Pop of his grandchildren & great grandchildren, step grandchildren & step great grandchildren, dear brother and uncle of their families.

Aged 83 years.

Forever in our hearts

Prayers for the repose of DEXTER’S soul will be offered in St. Vincent’s Catholic Church, Portland on MONDAY (24TH FEBRUARY, 2020) AT 10.30 AM.   At the conclusion of the prayers the cortege will proceed to the Lawn portion of  Portland Cemetery.  Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club and Portland RSL Sport & Recreation Club are invited to attend.


CRONIN (nee ANDERSON):         Margaret (Peggy)      16 February, 2020 at Tabulam Cottages, Portland. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Jim (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Gary & Roslyn, Gail, much loved Nan of Sarah, Doug, Andrew and her great grandchildren, dear sister, sister-in-law & fond auntie of their families.

Aged 90 years.

Forever in our hearts.

Prayers for the repose of the soul of PEGGY will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (21ST FEBRUARY, 2020) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the prayers private cremation will take place. Members of the Lithgow Golf Club & the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Cancer Research Foundation & may be left at the Church.


YOUNG:        Raymond (Ray)         10 February, 2020 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Marrangaroo. Dearly loved husband of Robyn, loved father & father-in-law of Mark & Rachael, Alisa & Mark Fordham, Lana & Mark Collins, Daryl & Belinda, much loved Pop of his grandchildren Alex & Rhys, Jessie & Corey, Brittany & Martin, Jordan, Katelyn, Jed, Taliyah, Will & of his great grandchildren Noah, Lucas & Thomas, dear brother of Phyllis, Beryl, William, Betty (all deceased), Keith, Loretta & Les, fond brother-in-law & uncle of their families.

Aged 82 years.

Forever loved.

A service for RAY will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (19TH FEBRUARY, 2020) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the Lawn No.2 portion of Lithgow Cemetery. Members of the Lithgow Men’s Shed, Rydal Show Society, Club Lithgow & the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Lithgow Hospital & may be left at the church.


HUNT:   Peter Rory  11 February, 2020 peacefully at Anglican Care McIntosh Court, Booragul.  Formerly of Lithgow.  Dearly loved husband of Margaret (dec), loving father & father-in-law of Lyndall & Graham Barre, Allyn & Amanda, much loved Pop of Alex, Charlotte, dear brother & brother-in-law of Toni (dec), Des & Liz, Bob & Jean McLehose, fond uncle of Lynn, Bruce, Gavin, Toby and their families.

Aged 81 years

Always in our hearts

Prayers for the repose of PETER’S soul will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON TUESDAY (18TH  FEBRUARY, 2020) AT 1.00PM.  At the conclusion of the prayers a private cremation will take place.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to Alzheimer’s Australia and may be left at the church.


SHERWOOD : William Edgar (Bill) 28 January, 2020 peacefully at his home. Of Lithgow and originally of Sydney. Dearly loved son of Edna & Edgar (both dec), loved brother & brother-in-law of John & Jenny (dec) & Kay, Angela & Paul Quinn, much loved uncle & great uncle of their families.

Aged 67 years

Forever in our hearts

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of BILL will be celebrated in St Patrick’s Catholic Church Mort Street, Lithgow ON TUESDAY (18TH FEBRUARY, 2020) AT 10.30AM. At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass private interment will take place in Castle Hill.


MARSKELL (nee KEYSSECKER):       Thelma Ann    6 February, 2020 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Wallerawang.  Dearly loved wife of Lloyd (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Stephen & Dawn (dec) & Louise, Lindsay, Julie & Jeffrey, loving grandma of Timothy (dec), Kate, Jack, Saxon, dear sister & sister-in-law of Barbara & Roly (both dec), Trevor & Pauline (dec), John (dec) & Barbara and fond aunty of her nieces and nephews.

Aged 84 years

At restful peace in the arms of Jesus

Prayers for the repose of THELMA’S soul will be offered in Sacred Heart Catholic Church Lidsdale Street, Wallerawang ON MONDAY (17TH FEBRUARY, 2020) AT 10.30AM.  At the conclusion of the prayers the cortege will proceed to the Catholic Portion of Pipers Flat Cemetery.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to CareFlight and may be left at the church.


COLLINS:     Richard Edward Snr.           5 February, 2020 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Kanimbla Valley. Dearly loved husband of Dessi (deceased), loved father & father-in-law of Geoffrey (deceased), Richard & Robyn, Judith, Tanya & Ernie (deceased), much loved ‘Grandpa’ of his grandchildren & great grandchildren, dear brother of Jean, Sidney, Shirley, Margaret, Stella (deceased) & Claudette (deceased), fond brother-in-law & uncle of their families.

Aged 90 years.

Forever loved.

A service for RICHARD will be held at Bardens Lookout, Mt. York Road. Mt. Victoria ON THURSDAY (13TH FEBRUARY, 2020) AT 11.30AM. At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to Blackheath Cemetery.


GANDER: Gail Dianne (Goose)  28 January, 2020 peacefully at her home. Of Lithgow. Beloved daughter of Phil (dec) & Lesley Gander, much loved sister of Carol, Annette (dec) and Russell, adored auntie of Shannon.

Aged 63 years.

     Forever in our hearts

Funeral & committal services for GAIL will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (7TH FEBRUARY, 2020) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place.


FRAZER:      John Andrew             1 February, 2020 at Tabulam Cottages, Portland. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Dawn, loved father & father-in-law of Andrew & Kate, Felicity & Tony Della Bosca and Margot Frazer, much loved ‘Grandad’ of Dominic, Imogen & Annika, dear brother, brother-in-law & uncle of his family.

Aged 82 years.

May he rest in peace.

Prayers for the repose of the soul of JOHN will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (6TH FEBRUARY, 2020) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the prayers private cremation will take place. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the St. Vincent de Paul Society & may be left at the church.


GIBBONS: David George (Dave)  26 January, 2020 at his home. Of Hampton. Dearly loved husband of Sylvia, loved father & father-in-law of  Amanda & Dennis Bailey, Mark & Natasha much loved grandfather of Georgia, Madison, Bridie & Phoebe, dear brother & brother-in-law of Frank & Noelene, Helen Rabbitt & fond uncle of their families.

Aged 78 years

Forever in our hearts

A service for DAVID will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (5TH FEBRUARY, 2020) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to Lowther Cemetery.


GRANT (nee POSKER):  Julie Ann (Jules)  22 January, 2020 peacefully at home.  Of Rydal.  Loving daughter of Ken & Alice (both dec), step daughter of Rita (dec), much loved wife of John, beautiful mother & mother-in-law of Noel & Alison, Sharon & Marty, proud grandmother of Joshua, Billy, Cody, Alex, Emma, Dylan, dear sister & sister-in-law of John & Marilyn (dec), Carol, June, Lila & Bob, stepsister of Lynda and Barry and auntie of  their families.  Loved by all her cousins and friends.

Now at peace

Funeral and committal services for JULIE will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON TUESDAY (28TH JANUARY, 2020) AT 11.00 AM.   At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.  Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club, Rydal Village Association, Sodwalls Tennis Club and Thursday Ladies Tennis are invited to attend.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Palliative Care and may be left at the church.


DRURY: Malcolm Howard (Mal)  17 January, 2020 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Joy, loved father & father-in-law of Rodney & Sharon, Kym & Brendan Roach, Robyn & Brian Healey, much loved Pop of his 10 grandchildren & 4 great grandchildren, dear brother, brother-in-law & fond uncle of their families.

            Aged 86 years

          Forever in our hearts

A service for MALCOLM will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (24TH JANUARY, 2020) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the service private interment will take place. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Lithgow United Hospital Auxiliary and may be left at the Church.


ANDERSON:   Wesley James (Wes)

1 January, 2020 suddenly at home.  Of Lithgow.  Loving husband of Christine, loved father & father-in-law of Michelle & Greg, Christopher & Heather, Megan & Michael, much loved Pop of Georgina, Kobi, Zoe, Jack, Lucinda, Claudia, Olivia, dear brother & brother-in-law of Gregory & Annette and uncle of their families.

Aged 76 years

Forever in our hearts

Prayers for the repose of WESLEY’S soul will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON MONDAY (20TH  JANUARY, 2020) AT 11.00AM.  At the conclusion of the prayers a private cremation will take place. No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to the Leukaemia Foundation may be left at the church.


MERRICK (nee BAKER): Anne 8 January, 2020 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Bob, loved mother & mother-in-law of Glenn & Mayumi, Leanne & Jamie Smith, much loved Nan of Zack & Grandma of Koa & Keito, dear sister-in-law of Betty Boardman, Kath & Brian Brennan & fond auntie of their families.

                  Aged 77 years.

                Forever in our hearts

A memorial service for ANNE will be held in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (24TH JANUARY, 2020) AT 2.00PM. Privately cremated.


HOLDEN (nee BOYD formerly BOTT):  Maureen  14 January, 2020 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow. Formerly of Blue Haven.  Loved daughter of Bruce & Doris (both dec).  Adored mother & mother-in-law of Mark & Frances, Steven, adored Nan of Courtney, Madeline & Ethan, Benjamin, Shakaya, Alyssa, adored great grandmother of Astin, Nevaeh, dear sister & sister-in-law of  Anne & Bill Jensen, Martin & Shirley Boyd, John Boyd, Septimus Boyd (dec) and auntie of their families.  Please wear something purple.

Aged 66 years

Forever young

Prayers for the repose of MAUREEN’S soul will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow  ON FRIDAY (17TH JANUARY, 2020) AT 11.00 AM.  At the conclusion of the prayers the cortege will proceed to the Anglican Portion of Lowther Cemetery.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations to Three Tree Lodge could be considered and may be left at the church.


WILLIAMS: Carol Joyce    4 January, 2020 at her home. Of  Portland. Dearly loved mother & mother-in-law of Adrian & Charlene, much loved daughter of Kit & Mick Williams (both dec), dear sister of Glenn (dec) and Max.

Aged 70 years.

 Forever in our hearts.

Graveside prayers for the repose of the soul of CAROL will be offered in the Catholic No. 9 portion, Portland Cemetery ON THURSDAY (9TH JANUARY, 2020) at 11.00AM.


WALSH (nee ANTHONY):  Kim Marie  24 December, 2019 suddenly at home. Of Portland.  Loving daughter of Iris & Ross (dec), loving partner of Ken (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Jade & Lloyd, Misty, Chelsea & Josh, Tiarne & Troy, much loved Bommer of Isaac, dear sister & sister-in-law of Nicole & Dom, Ross & Silvana and auntie of their families.

Aged 62 years

Sadly missed

Funeral and committal services for KIM will be held in St. Stephen’s Anglican Church, Portland  ON TUESDAY (7TH JANUARY), 2020 AT 2.00 PM.  At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.


PUGSLEY: John Charles (Old Pugo)  26 December, 2019 peacefully at Bathurst Base Hospital. Of Oberon & formerly of Wallerawang. Dearly loved husband of Vivienne, loved father of Shaine & Craig, dear brother of Gloria, Mary (both dec) & Tom, fond brother-in-law & uncle of their families.

Aged 80 years

Forever in our hearts

“Eating hotdogs in heaven”

Prayers for the repose of the soul of JOHN will be offered in Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Wallerawang ON FRIDAY (3RD JANUARY, 2020) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the prayers the cortege will proceed to the Lawn portion of Pipers Flat Cemetery. Members of the Wallerawang Community & Sports Club are invited to attend. No Flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Wallerawang Rural Bushfire Brigade & may be left at the Church.


SMITH (nee MATHIE): Joanne Leigh  7 December, 2019 peacefully at Blue Mountains District ANZAC Memorial Hospital, Katoomba. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Tony, much loved mother of Lexii, devoted grandmother of Archie & Airlie, dear sister & sister-in-law of Louise & Kerry, Blair and fond auntie of their families.

           Aged 56 years

          Forever in our hearts

A service for JOANNE will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (2ND JANUARY, 2020) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the service private interment will take place. Employees, clients & families of LINC are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Leukaemia Foundation and may be left at the Church.


COCK (nee COLEMAN):  Eleanor Winifred (The Queen) 24 December, 2019 after a long illness at Tanderra Nursing Home, Lithgow.  Formerly of Wallerawang.  Much loved wife of Rex, much loved mother & mother-in-law of Susan & Ben, David & Sharon, Christopher & Linda (dec), Carol (dec), Jill & Greg, loving Grandma of Neil & Ally, Meagan & Matt, Ryan, Katie, great grandmother of her great grandchildren, dear sister & sister-in-law of Peter (dec) & Flora, Michael & Jill, Ronald (dec) & Pauline, Evelyn & Mike and aunty of their families.

Aged 82 years

Always remembered

Funeral & committal services for ELEANOR will be held in the Chapel of Norwood Park Crematorium, Bradwardine Road, Bathurst ON TUESDAY (31ST DECEMBER, 2019) AT 11.00 AM.


CLUNNE : Norman Charles (Norm) 22 December, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Portland. Dearly loved husband of Margaret, much loved son of Milton & Jessie (both dec) dear brother of Peter, Ian (both dec) & Kevin, fond brother-in-law of Colin & Ray (dec) Fathers, fond uncle of their families.

     Aged 81 years

     “Per Ardua Ad Astra”

       “Through difficulties reach for the stars”

Prayers for the repose of the soul of NORMAN will be offered in St. Vincent’s Catholic Church, Portland ON FRIDAY (27TH DECEMBER, 2019) AT 2.00PM. At the conclusion of the prayers the cortege will proceed to the Lawn portion of Portland Cemetery. Members of the Portland RSL Sub Branch & the Portland RSL Sport & Recreation Club are invited to attend.


CLARKE: Michael Stephen  17 December, 2019 peacefully at his home. Of Portland.

Aged 62 years.

Rest In Peace.

Funeral & committal services for MICHAEL will be held in St. Stephen’s Anglican Church, Portland ON MONDAY (23RD DECEMBER, 2019) AT 2.00PM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of Portland RSL Sport & Recreation Club are invited to attend.


KNIGHT (nee UPTON):   Patricia Louise (Pat) 15 December, 2019 peacefully at Portland Tabulam Cottages, Portland.  Formerly of Lithgow.  Beloved wife of Leo (dec), loving mother & mother-in-law of Geoff & Barb, David & Sheena, Ian (dec), Vivienne & John Martin,  Paul & Michelle, much loved Nan of Tallis, Tim, Ashleigh, Tyler, Paris, Jenna, Hannah, Harry, dear sister & sister-in-law of Peter Upton, David & Barbara Upton and auntie of their families

Aged 84 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral & committal services for PATRICIA will be held in St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (19TH DECEMBER, 2019) AT 2.00PM.  At the conclusion of the services a private interment will take place.  Members of  Club Lithgow, Lithgow Tennis Club and Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Portland Tabulam Cottages and may be left at the church.


QUINN:  Kerry Maxwell (Bobby Jones)  11 December, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Lithgow.  Loved husband of Maree, cherished father & father-in-law of Janene, Gary & Katherine, much loved Grandpa of Joshua, Rebekah, Mathew, Isabella and Jack, loved brother of Ronald, Milton, Graham, Colyn, Diedre and Peter (all dec), much loved uncle of their families.

Aged 77 years

At peace

Prayers for the repose of KERRY’S soul  will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (19TH  DECEMBER, 2019) AT 11.00AM.  At the conclusion of the prayers a private interment will take place.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to Cancer Council N.S.W. and may be left at the church.


ARMSTRONG: Roy Rhodes Cuyler 5 December, 2019 unexpectedly & peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of South Bowenfels. Formerly of Hartley & St. Ives. Dearly loved husband of Margaret, loved father & father-in-law of Scott & Mellisa, Katy & Reece, much loved Poppy of Amelia, Austen, Tayla and Tommy, dear brother & brother-in-law of David (dec), Deborah & Barry, Jennifer & Hugh, Rosemary & Steve and fond uncle of their families

       Aged 77 years

          In loving memory.

Funeral & Committal services for ROY will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (12TH DECEMBER, 2019) AT 11.00 AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Hartley Bushfire Brigade & may be left at the church.


STRICKLAND (nee HILL):  Coral May  4 December, 2019 peacefully at Frank Whiddon Nursing Home, Glenfield, Sydney.  Formerly of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Arnold (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Richard (dec), Ian (dec), John & Julie, Julie Ray (dec), much loved Nana of her grandchildren & great grandchildren, dear sister & sister-in-law of Max and Shirley and auntie of their families

Aged 100 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral & committal services for CORAL will be held in Lithgow Christian Life Centre, 50 Musket Parade, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (11TH DECEMBER, 2019) AT 2.00 PM.  At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.


KEARNEY (nee SLOANE): Jean Olive    24 November, 2019 peacefully at Cooinda Aged Peoples Home, Lithgow. Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Cyril (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Peter & Narelle, Tim & Carol (dec), Brad & Kieran, much loved Nan of Mark & Leonie, John & Kristie, Christopher & Chelsea, Leanne & Chris, Craig & Chrystal, Seanne & Erin, much loved great grandmother of her 8 great grandchildren, dear sister & sister-in-law of Joan & Henry Bird, Beryl & Doug Wilson (all dec).

Aged 91 years.

 Forever in our hearts

Respecting Jean’s wishes a private family service was held in the chapel of Kerry Linegar Funerals ON WEDNESDAY (4TH DECEMBER, 2019), followed by private cremation.


COCK:           Malcolm Eric (Mac)              25 November, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of South Bowenfels. Dearly loved husband of Shirley (deceased), loved father & father-in-law of Sue Apps (deceased), Nick Cock & Sonia Pavey, Geoff & Pauline Cox, Tony & Sharon Cox, much loved Pop of David, Jennifer, Matthew, Michael, Nathan, Meleisa, Jessica, Lauren & Old Pop of his 12 great grandchildren, dear brother & brother-in-law of  Dulcie, Allan & Myra Cox, Alf (deceased), Rex & Eleanor & uncle of their families.

Aged 88 years.

Reunited with his beloved wife Shirley and daughter Sue.

Prayers for the repose of the soul of MALCOLM will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (4TH DECEMBER, 2019) AT 1.00PM.  At the conclusion of the prayers private cremation will take place.  Members of the Lithgow Small Arms Rifle Club are invited to attend.


NELSON (nee HAWLEY): Shirleydawn (Shirley) 22 November, 2019 unexpectedly at Nepean Hospital, Kingswood. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved mother & mother-in-law of Peta O’Meley, Kylie & Gavin Holmes, Danni & Anthony Peterson, much loved ‘Big Nanna’of Lauren, Teean, Lainey, Jye, Mylie and great ‘Big Nanna’ of Quinn, Linken, Nellie and Ziggy, dear sister & sister-in-law of Noel (dec) & Sandra, Peter & Pam, Geordie & Terri and fond auntie of their families.

Aged 68 years.

Gone before her time.

Forever in our hearts & memories

Funeral & committal services for SHIRLEY will be held in the Chapel of Norwood Park Crematorium, Bradwardine Road, Bathurst ON THURSDAY (28TH NOVEMBER, 2019) AT 2.30PM.


BENNETT (nee BATCHELDOR):             Jessie Eva Pearl        22 November, 2019 peacefully at her home in Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Ted (deceased), loved mother & mother-in-law of Gail & Mark Allan, Leonie & Terry Cambourn, much loved Nana of Hayley & Garth, Scott, Amy & Brett, Brett & Jess, Benjamin, adored Great Nan of Matilda, Emily, Zoe, Niamh & Juno, dear sister & sister-in-law of Allan (deceased) & Glad, Hope & Roy, Dot & Bob, Win & Harold (all deceased), fond auntie of their families.

In her 93rd year.

Always in our hearts.

Reunited with her beloved Ted.

A service of thanksgiving for the life of the late JESSIE BENNETT will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (28TH NOVEMBER, 2019) AT 10.00AM. At the conclusion of the service private interment will take place. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club, Lithgow Quota Club & the Springwood Seniors Dance Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Lithgow Palliative Care & may be left at the church.


DOOHAN:     Bernard Francis (Bernie) O.A.M.               21 November, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow & formerly of Wallerawang. Dearly loved husband of Anne, loved father & father-in-law of Patricia & Robert Crooks, Pauline & Geoff Cox, Margaret Doohan & Gary (deceased) and Kevin Doohan, much loved grandfather of Kathy, Joanna, Jonathon, Jennifer, Matthew, Michael, Jason, Rebecca, Lucy, Daniel, great grandfather of Anthony, Salote, Viliami, Sela & Maddison, dear brother & brother-in-law of Paul & Thelma (both deceased) and Frank, fond uncle of his nephews & nieces.

Aged 87 years.

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of BERNIE will be celebrated in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (27TH NOVEMBER, 2019) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the prayers following the Mass the cortege will proceed to the Catholic portion of Pipers Flat Cemetery.


WARNER:                 Richard Leslie (Dick)                       18 November, 2019 suddenly at his home in Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Daphne, loved father & father-in-law of Lee & Kristy, Nadina & Jordan Roy, much loved Pop of Miranda, Brayden & Emmilee, dear brother, brother-in-law & uncle of his family.

‘Such is life”.

Funeral & committal services for RICHARD will be held in the chapel of Norwood Park Crematorium, Bradwardine Road, Bathurst ON TUESDAY (26TH NOVEMBER, 2019) AT 11.00AM.


FLYNN:     Arthur Leslie (DUD)  15 November, 2019 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow. Formerly of Portland.  Loving husband of Betty, loved father & father-in-law of Glenda & George, Sharyn & Graeme, Jo & Anthony, Tanya & Grahame (dec), much loved DUD of Mitch & Louise, Lissy & Jamie, Tammy & Chris, Ashleigh & Grant, Tegan & Tim, great grandfather of Harry, Zac, Jimmy, Nate, Ava, Bailey, Macy, Arlie, Bentley, dear brother & brother-in-law of Hazel, Marion & Lionel, Beryl & Peter, Ken (dec), Henry (dec) and uncle of their families.

Aged 86 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for DUD will be held in the Chapel of Norwood Park Crematorium, Bradwardine Road, Bathurst ON THURSDAY (21ST NOVEMBER, 2019) AT 11.00 AM.  Members of the Portland R.S.L. Sport and Recreation Club and the Portland Cricket Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to Three Tree Lodge and may be left at the chapel.


BREEN: Marie Therese       13 November, 2019 at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow. Formerly of West Ryde. Beloved daughter of Laurie & Vernetta Breen (both deceased), Loving sister & sister-in-law of Trevor (deceased), Tim & Joy, loved auntie of Rebecca, Dave, Harrison & Jack.

Aged 80 years

“Advance Australia Fair”

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of MARIE will be celebrated in St Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (20TH NOVEMBER, 2019) AT 12.00 O’CLOCK. At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass the cortege will proceed to the family grave Catholic No.1 portion of Lithgow Cemetery.


STIEGER:  Peter Michael (Pete)  10 November, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Wallerawang.  Formerly of Inverell, Blackheath & Lithgow.  Loving husband of Linda, loved father & father-in-law of Amanda & Benjamin (Simi), Ben & Jessis, Lisa & Brendan, Timothy, much loved Poppy of Hayden, Riley, Owen, Peyton, Austin, Phoenix, Carter, loving brother & brother-in-law of Ann & Doug, John & Kerry, Tony (dec) & Evelyn, Vince & Gay, Bernadette and uncle of their families.

Aged 61 years.

Forever in our hearts

Requiem mass for the repose of the soul of PETER will be celebrated in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON TUESDAY (19TH NOVEMBER, 2019) AT 10.00 AM. At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass the cortege will proceed to the Lawn No.2 portion of Lithgow Cemetery.  Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to  Daffodil Cottage Bathurst and may be left at the church.


LANE (nee NICHOLSON):             June Edna                  11 November, 2019 peacefully at Bathurst Base Hospital. Of Portland. Dearly loved wife of Jim (deceased), loved mother & mother-in-law of Jim & Jenny, Carol & Brian, Jennifer (deceased), Geoff & Suzanne, much loved Nan of her grandchildren & great grandchildren, dear sister, sister-in-law & auntie of her family.

Aged 89 years.

Forever in our hearts.

Funeral & committal services for JUNE will be held in St. Stephens Anglican Church, Portland ON FRIDAY (15TH NOVEMBER, 2019) AT 2.30PM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of Club Lithgow & the Lithgow Garden Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Young Care & may be left at the church.


ABBOTT:      Jack Albert                10 November, 2019 peacefully at his home in Portland. Dearly loved husband of Mary, loved father & father-in-law of Dianne, Graeme & Wendy, much loved Poppy of Amanda, loved brother of Viti & her family.

In his 92nd year.

Always in our hearts.

Funeral & committal services for JACK will be held in the chapel of Norwood Park Crematorium, Bradwardine Road, Bathurst ON FRIDAY (15TH NOVEMBER, 2019) AT 11.00AM. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Portland Hospital Auxiliary & may be left at the chapel.


BRYDEN:     Elaine Joy                  8 November, 2019 at Nepean Private Hospital, Kingswood. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved daughter of Allan & Noeline (both deceased), loved mother & mother-in-law of Nicole & Greg, Neil & Renee, much loved Nanna ‘E’ of Harrison, Sophie, Monique & Jessica, cherished sister & sister-in-law of Sandra & Graeme, Lyn & Robbie, loved aunty of their families & special friend of Kev B.

Forever young.

Forever in our hearts.

Prayers for the repose of the soul of ELAINE will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (15TH NOVEMBER, 2019) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the Prayers private cremation will take place.No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Vale Ladies and may be left at the Church.


MASON: Kevin James 1 November, 2019. Dearly loved husband of Frances, Proud father & father-in-law of Natalie & Bill, Mark & Yvette much loved Grandfather of Jason, Samual, Patrick, Jack (dec), Rebecca Prosser & their partners, Jacob, Zachary & Joshua Mason, great grandfather of Seth, Emily, Alice, Reuben, Isabelle, Mira, Lucy, Charlotte, Codie & Karma, dear brother & brother-in-law of Raymond (dec) & Betty and fond uncle of their family.

Aged 76 years.

Forever in our hearts.

Funeral & committal services for KEVIN will be held in the Chapel of Norwood Park Crematorium, Bradwardine Road, Bathurst ON FRIDAY (8TH NOVEMBER) AT 11.00AM.


GLENCORSE (nee BUTTIGIEG):  Margaret Anna Maria (Margy)  28 October, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Bill (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Joanne & John Cambridge, Deborah & Merv Slater, Jamie (dec) & Joyce, loving Nan of Kelly, Chantelle, Chloe, Danielle and their partners, Kyle, Cassie, Amanda, great grandmother of her great grandchildren, dear sister & sister-in-law of Paul Buttigieg, Josephine Sheppeard, Vincent Buttigieg, Irene Dove, Peter & Kay Buttigieg and auntie of their families.

 Aged 79 years.

Reunited with Bill and Jamie.

Respecting MARGARETS wishes a private service was held in the Chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Leura LAST WEDNESDAY (6TH NOVEMBER, 2019) followed by cremation.


GRIMSHAW:  Peter Thomas 27 October, 2019 at Nepean Hospital, Kingswood. Of Lithgow. Loved father & father-in-law of Gavin & Som, Bradley, dear brother & brother-in-law of Reg (dec) & Judy and fond uncle of their family.

Aged 83 years.

‘Forever in our Hearts’

A service for PETER will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (6TH NOVEMBER, 2019) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the service private interment will take place. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club & Club Lithgow are invited to attend.


HARRIS (nee HASSEN):  Ilma (Judy)  28 October, 2019 peacefully at home.  Of Lithgow.  Devoted wife of Ron (dec), devoted mother & mother-in- law of Rhonda & Gordon, Greg & Vicki, Trevor & Maree, Sheryl & Ken, Brenda & Les (dec), Nana Judy of her grandchildren.

Aged 86 years

Loved and remembered always

Funeral and committal services for JUDY will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON MONDAY (4TH NOVEMBER, 2019) AT 2.00 PM.  At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.  Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.


WAY (nee WILSON):  Dolce Margaret  25 October, 2019 peacefully at Cooinda Aged Peoples Home, Lithgow.  Of Lithgow.  Loving wife of Nev (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law, much loved Grandma and dear sister & sister-in-law and auntie of their families.

Aged 91 years

“In God’s presence”

Funeral and committal services for DOLCE will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON MONDAY (4TH NOVEMBER, 2019) AT 11.30 AM.  At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.  Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.


THOMAS (nee WILSON): Betty Ruth 24 October, 2019 peacefully at Cooinda Aged Peoples Home, Lithgow. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Lionel (dec), loved mother of Carolyn, much loved Nan of Graham, Erin and great grandmother of Maddison and Laila, dear sister & sister-in-law of Joyce & Bill Dellabosca (both dec), Faye & John Smith and fond auntie of their families.

Aged 88 years.

Forever in our hearts

Funeral & committal services for BETTY will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (31ST OCTOBER, 2019) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Breast Cancer Foundation and may be left at the Church.


SCHUMACHER:      Aaron Jeffery             Suddenly at his home in Lithgow. Dear son of Jeff & Lillian (deceased), step-son of Sybil, Brother of Nycole & Chris, father of Jessica & Rhees.

Aged 47 years.

Rest in peace.

Privately cremated.


WENSEMIUS:    Kurt Scott  15 October, 2019 suddenly at Llandilo.  Formerly of Lithgow.  Much loved son of Scott & Debbie, dearly loved father of Lara, Hunter, Archer (dec), dear brother of Renee.

Aged 25 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for KURT will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (30TH OCTOBER, 2019) AT 11.00 AM.  At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to Black Dog Institute and may be left at the church.


WOODIN:  (nee VICKERS)  Carol Ivy  8 October, 2019 suddenly at Venice, Italy.  Of Portland.  Formerly of Orange.  Dearly loved wife of Ray, loved mother & mother-in-law of Stephen Drew, David (dec), Tony & Nicole, Ian & Mandy, Mark & Tianna, much loved Grandma of Ashley, Kirsten, Callum, Kayla, Jye, Caitlin and great grandmother of her greatgrandchildren, dear sister & sister-in-law of Dian, Steven & Deborah, Susan & Lindsay, Kym & John and auntie of their families, special friend of Robert & Carmel.

Aged 75 years

Always loved and remembered.

Funeral and committal services for CAROL will be held in Old Bowenfels Presbyterian Church, ON FRIDAY (25TH OCTOBER, 2019) AT 11.00AM.  At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.  Members of Lithgow Legacy, Lithgow Workmen’s Club, Portland RSL Sport and Recreation Club and Portland Quilters are invited to attend.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Cancer Council N.S.W. and may be left at the church.


HOGAN (nee KELLY):       Pauline Ann               15 October, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Tom (deceased), loved mother & mother-in-law of Paul (deceased), Carlene & Alistair Dowie, Matthew & Karen, Robyn & Michael Nicholson, Sue & Paul McKinnon, much loved ‘Nan’ of Mickayla, Sammie, Thomas, Dane, Ellen, Katherine, Ben, Rebecca, Molly, Dominic & Tessa, dear sister of Robyn & Raymond, fond sister-in-law & auntie of their families.

Aged 80 years.

May she rest in peace with her beloved Tom.

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of PAULINE will be celebrated in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON MONDAY (21ST OCTOBER, 2019) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the prayers following the Mass private cremation will take place. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Lithgow Hospital Auxiliary & may be left at the church.


FARRELL (nee KERR):  Gladys May 13 October, 2019 peacefully at Tanderra Nursing Home, Lithgow.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Neville (Mick) (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Peter (dec), Gary & Patricia, Heather & Mark Anderson, much loved Nan of Nicholas & Kim, Christopher, dear sister & sister-in-law of Norman & Doreen (both dec) and auntie of their family.

 Aged 87 years.

“Sadly Missed”

Funeral and committal services for GLADYS will be held in the Chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura ON MONDAY (21ST OCTOBER, 2019) AT 11.00 AM.  Members of the Lithgow Workmen Club are invited to attend.


GLENDINNING: John (Johnboy) 13 October, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Loved father & father-in-law of Sandra & David Forbes, Allan & Kaylene, Michael (deceased), Susan Glendinning, Julie & Mark Gill, much loved Grandad of Samuel, Brody, Grace, Ty & Jorja, dear brother & brother-in-law of Peter & Vanessa, George (dec) & fond uncle of their families.

   Aged 79 years

 Forever in our Hearts

Prayers for the repose of the soul of JOHN will be offered in St Patrick’s Catholic Church Mort Street, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (18TH OCTOBER, 2019) AT 1.00PM. At the conclusion of the prayers private interment will take place. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club & Club Lithgow are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Cancer Council NSW & may be left at the Church.


DRINKALL: Peter Ashley (Drinx) 10 October, 2019 peacefully at his home. Of Wallerawang and formerly of Bathurst & Sydney. Dearly loved husband of Dot, loved father of Jacquelene & Nina, much loved Pop of Louis, dear brother of Lynette, dear brother-in-law of John & the Trotter family and a fond uncle of their families

Aged 75 years.

Forever in our hearts

A memorial service to celebrate the life of PETER will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (18TH OCTOBER, 2019) AT 11.00AM. Members of the Lithgow Environment Group & the Barton Park Giant Trees Arboretum Inc. are invited to attend. Flowers are appreciated but as an alternative, donations could be considered to the Barton Park Giant Trees Arboretum Inc. and may be left at the Church.


FARR:  Frank Maxwell (Max) NSS 13100 (Vietnam Veteran)  14 October, 2019 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow.  Of  Lithgow. Formerly of North Ryde.   Loving son of Frank & Elsie (both dec), dearly loved brother of Lynette, Marcia and five other living siblings.

Aged 73 years

“ A fine gentleman, loved by many”

“Served his country well”

“Fear not for I Am with you”

Respecting Max’s wishes a private cremation was held YESTERDAY (17TH OCTOBER, 2019).  His final resting place will be at Pine Grove Memorial Park, Minchinbury reunited with his family.


MILLER (nee BOTTLE): Deborah Mary (Deb) 7 October, 2019 suddenly at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Portland and formerly of North Richmond. Dearly loved wife of Rodney, loved mother & mother-in-law of Joseph & Peta, Judith & Christopher, Amanda & Tony, Jessica & Tamati, much loved Nanny of Travis, Latisha, Abby, Axle, Harley & Corey, dear sister of Johnny, George (dec), Sylvia, Garry, Geoffrey, Julia, Gail, fond sister-in-law & auntie of their families.

Aged 61 years

“Wonderwoman, SuperMum”

Funeral & committal services for DEBORAH will be held in the Chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura ON THURSDAY (17TH OCTOBER, 2019) AT 11.30AM.


LEGGE:        Stewart Robert          7 October, 2019 peacefully at Port Kembla Hospital. Of Wollongong & formerly of Marrangaroo. Beloved son of Kathryn & Eric, loving brother & best friend of Alexandra.

Aged 29 years.

Funeral & committal services for STEWART will be held in St. Michael’s Anglican Cathedral, Corner of Church & Market Streets, Wollongong ON MONDAY (14TH OCTOBER, 2019) AT 12.00 O’CLOCK. At the conclusion of the services private interment will take place. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Melanoma Institute Australia & may be left at the church.


NEWCOMBE (nee DOWDELL):   Catherine Cecilia (KITTY). Passed away peacefully at her home in Lithgow on Monday 7th October, 2019.

Dearly loved wife of Dave (deceased), loved mother and mother-in-law of Jacqueline and Ross Mansell (Kiama), Ian Newcombe (Newcastle), Allan Newcombe (deceased), Jenny and Peter McKie (Canberra), Rhelma and Don Pardy (The Oaks), Loretta Newcombe (South Penrith), Cacy and Trevor Watkins (Lithgow), Regina Newcombe (deceased), and Glenn Newcombe (Lithgow). Much loved Grandma of her 14 grandchildren Kurt, Davina, Louise (deceased) Vivien, Adele, David, Elise, Matt, Dylan, Lauren, Ben, Jake, Kyle, Ayesha and her 10 great grandchildren Josie, Kipp, Tess, Tayla, Makenzie, Eden, Angus, Quinn, Nicholas and Coco. Dear sister of Ray Dowdell, Tommy Dowdell and Stella Barker (all deceased), fond sister-in-law and aunty of their families, and of the Newcombe families.

Aged 93 years

‘Always in our hearts’

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of KITTY NEWCOMBE will be celebrated in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (11TH OCTOBER, 2019) AT 12.00 O’CLOCK. At the conclusion of the prayers following the Mass the cortege will proceed to the family grave Catholic portion of Lowther Cemetery. Flowers are appreciated but as an alternative, donations could be considered to the Australian Cancer Research Foundation & may be left at the church.


BURNS:         Douglas John (Doug)            5 October, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow & formerly of Young. Devoted & much loved husband of Margaret, adored father & father-in-law of Kathy & Jeff, Julia & Des, Diane & Ray and their families.

Aged 84 years.

“Our cheeky, loving song & dance man has left us.”

Funeral and committal services for DOUG will be held in St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (10TH OCTOBER, 2019) AT 11.30AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of Club Lithgow & the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Lithgow Branch of Can Assist & may be left at the church.


WILKINSON:           Ronald George (Ron)           28 September, 2019 peacefully at Royal Brisbane Hospital. Dearly loved father of Leanne, devoted Pop of Samantha, Cody, Lekira & Charlie, loved son of Florry (deceased), dear brother of Clara (deceased), much loved uncle & great uncle.

Aged 73 years.

“A battle well fought.”

A graveside service for RON will be held in the Capertee Cemetery ON WEDNESDAY (9TH OCTOBER, 2019) AT 2.00PM. In memory of RON please wear a touch of Orange.


BANNAN:      James Norman (Jim)                        30 September, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Dawn, loved father & father-in-law of Jenny, Anne, Craig & Sam, much loved Pop of Thomas & Lily.

Aged 78 years.

Loved by his family

Respecting JIM’S wishes a private cremation took place ON THURSDAY 3RD OCTOBER, 2019.


HAYDEN (nee CORNEY):              Beryl               Of Normanhurst & formerly of Lithgow. Beloved wife of Morris (deceased), loved mother of Derely & Fiona and cherished Nan of Brittany & Shavaun, Isabella, Joseph, Isaac & Jaya, adored sister of Joan (deceased), Ross (deceased), Doreen Sheehan & Jean Partridge, special aunt and friend to so many.

“She fought the good fight”.

In her 91st year.

Till we meet again

A service of thanksgiving for the life of BERYL HAYDEN will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (3RD OCTOBER, 2019) AT 11.30AM. At the conclusion of the service private interment will take place. Flowers are appreciated but as an alternative, donations could be considered to Adventist Aged Care’s Elizabeth Lodge, Normanhurst & may be left at the church.


BAILEY (nee THOMAS):  Enid Elsie  26  September, 2019 peacefully at Ilumba Gardens Hostel, Kelso. Formerly of Lidsdale.  Dearly loved wife of Michael (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Anne & Andy Holden, Lynne, Paul & Karen, much loved Grandma of Matthew & Alicia, Daniel & Jennifer, Rachael & John, Oliver & Sally, Christopher & Tilly, Elena and great grandmother of her great grandchildren, dear sister & sister-in-law and auntie of their families.

Aged 92 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for ENID will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON TUESDAY (1ST OCTOBER, 2019) AT 11.00 AM.   At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to the McGrath Foundation and may be left at the church.


DRAY:  Peter John  21 September, 2019 peacefully at Opal Aged Care, Bathurst.  Dearly loved son of  Allan (dec) & Mary, dear brother of  Sandra, Narrelle, Annette, Victor, Fran, Keith, John, Jean & brother-in-law of their partners and uncle of their families.

Aged 62 years

“For nothing loved is ever lost and he was loved so much.”

Funeral and committal services for PETER will be held in St. Stephen’s Anglican Church, Portland  ON MONDAY (30TH SEPTEMBER, 2019) AT 11.00 AM.  At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to  Glenray Bathurst and may be left at the church.


TURNER (nee FAULKNER):         Kathleen Rose (Kath)           19 September, 2019 peacefully at Tanderra Nursing Home, Lithgow. Of Lithgow & formerly of Mount Wilson. Loved mother & mother-in-law of Kerrie & Jim, Stephen & Gail, Olga, Robert & Jenny, grandmother & great grandmother of their children.

Aged 90 years

Forever in our hearts.

A private service was held in our chapel followed by cremation last Wednesday.


McCANN (nee GRIFFIS):     Lucy Evelyn   20 September, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Portland. Loved mother of her 15 children, much loved Nan of her 44 grandchildren & 48 great grandchildren, dear sister, sister-in-law & auntie of her family.

Aged 84 years

Always in our hearts.

A graveside service for LUCY McCANN will be held in the lawn portion of Cullen Bullen Cemetery ON THURSDAY (26TH SEPTEMBER, 2019) AT  10.30AM.


SECKOLD:   Edward John (Ted)  12 September, 2019 peacefully at Cooinda Aged Peoples Home, Lithgow. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Maisie (deceased), loved father & father-in-law of Ralph & Bernadette, Mark & Debbie, much loved Pop of Chris & Jennifer, Ben & Rowen, Michael & Larissa and his 10 great grandchildren,

Aged 92 years.

Reunited with Maisie.

Funeral & committal services for EDWARD (TED) SECKOLD will be held in St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Lithgow ON TUESDAY (24TH SEPTEMBER, 2019) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of Club Lithgow & the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Lithgow District Hospital & may be left at the church.


McDONALD (nee GRANT formerly DAY):   Coralie Anne  16 September, 2019 peacefully at Tanderra Nursing Home, Lithgow.  Of Lithgow.  Loving wife of Barry Day (dec), much loved wife of Ross, loved mother & mother-in-law of Catherine & Peter Lockhart, Juanita & Lee Bauwens, cherished Grandma of Grace, Stella, Alice, Olivia, Angus, Jack, Zane, dear sister & sister-in-law of Frances & John Molden, Doug & Judy Grant, Greg & Andrea Grant and auntie of their families.

Aged 78 years

Forever in our hearts

Prayers for the repose of CORALIE’S soul will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON MONDAY (23RD  SEPTEMBER, 2019) AT 11.00AM.  At the conclusion of the prayers a private cremation will take place.  Members of Lithgow Historical Society, Lithgow Inner Wheel Club, Lithgow Musical Society, Lithgow Quota Club, Lithgow Swimming Club  & Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to Tanderra Nursing Home and may be left at the church.


CROWE  (nee CHODAT):   Jeanette Maree  14 September, 2019 surrounded by her loving family at Bathurst Base Hospital. Of Portland. Loving wife of Greg, loved mother & mother-in-law of Robert & Helen, Geoff & Tanya, Katrina & Jason, much loved Nan of Jacob, Jayden, Joel, Lacee, great grandmother of Chase, Honor, Beckham, Blair, Catherina, dear sister & sister-in-law of Marie, Billie, Debbie & Barry and auntie of their families

Aged 73 years

‘Forever in our hearts’

A service for JEANETTE  will be held in Portland Uniting Church, Wolgan Street, Portland ON FRIDAY (20TH SEPTEMBER, 2019) AT 2.00 PM.  At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the Lawn portion of  Portland Cemetery.  Members of the Portland RSL Sport and Recreation Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to the National Heart Foundation and may be left at the church.


QUINN:          Graham          12 September, 2019 peacefully at his home in Lithgow with his darling by his side. Dearly loved partner of Gladys, loved father & father-in-law of Glenda & Noel, Susan & Noel, Debbie, Robyn & Mark, Graeme & Natalie, Warren & Denise, Dennis & Carolyn, Dale & Phil and Graham, much loved Pop of his grandchildren, great grandchildren & great great grandchildren, dear brother of Ron, Milton, Colyn, Peter, Deidre (all deceased), Kerry & Ken, fond brother-in-law & uncle of their families.

In his 84th year.

Forever loved.

A service for GRAHAM QUINN will be held in St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (20TH SEPTEMBER, 2019) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the Anglican No.2 portion of Lithgow Cemetery. Members of Club Lithgow & the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Lung Foundation Australia & may be left at the church.


HODGKINSON: John (Pop)           10 September, 2019 suddenly at his home. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved father & father-in-law of Lyn & Steve, Kathy & Leigh, Chris, much loved Pop of his grandchildren, great grandchildren and extended family, dear brother of Mary & Nancy, fond brother-in-law & uncle of their families.

Aged 88 years.

‘Loved friend & mentor to many’

Funeral & committal services for JOHN will be held in the Chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura ON THURSDAY (19TH SEPTEMBER, 2019) AT 11.00AM. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Lithgow Community Projects and may be left at the Chapel.


CATTO:         Geoffrey Osmond      11 September, 2019 suddenly at his home in Marrangaroo Fields. Dearly loved husband of Katherine Nora Catto (deceased).

A private service was held in our chapel followed by cremation ON TUESDAY 17TH SEPTEMBER, 2019.


DUKES:  Kenneth George (Rocky)  9 September, 2019 Surrounded by his loving family.  Of Gosforth.  Formerly of Wallerawang.   Soul mate of Robyn, loving father & father-in-law of Kylie (dec) & Michael Barrett, Justin & Abbie, Carl & Tracey, grandfather of Baby Angel (dec),  Axyl, Amber-Jane and Levi, loving brother & brother-in-law and uncle of their families.

Aged 69 years.

‘Forever in our hearts until we meet again’

A service for KENNETH  will be held in St. John The Evangelist Church, Wallerawang,  ON MONDAY (16TH SEPTEMBER, 2019) AT 11.00 AM.  At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the Lawn Portion of Pipers Flat Cemetery.


MARTIN: John Laurence Henderson  8 September, 2019 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow. Formerly of Rydal. Dearly loved husband of Kay, loved father & father-in-law of David (dec), Andrew & Sarah, Jonathon & Julie, Cate & Ian Menz, Stuart & Linda, much loved grandfather of Belinda, Thomas, Emma, William, Kai, Neve`, Lauchlan and Tom, dear brother of Rosemary Higgins & fond uncle of her family .

Aged 87 years.

Forever in our hearts

A service for JOHN will be held in St. John the Evangelist Church, Wallerawang ON THURSDAY (12TH SEPTEMBER, 2019) AT 11.00AM.  At the conclusion of the service private cremation will take place. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Flying Doctors & may be left at the Church.


RINGIN:   Brian Bernard  3 September, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Lithgow.   Dearly loved husband of Colleen, loved father & father-in-law of Mark & Ann-Maree, Brett (dec), Brad & Michelle, Tanya & Neville Pallier, Troy (dec), much loved Pop of Luke, Matt & Kate, Brendan, Jessie, Brock, great grandfather of Oscar, dear brother & brother-in-law and uncle of their families.

Aged 85 years

Forever in our hearts

A graveside service for BRIAN will be held  in the Anglican No.2  portion of Lithgow Cemetery, ON TUESDAY (10TH SEPTEMBER, 2019) AT 11.30AM.


BRESAC:   Paul Anthony  4 September, 2019 suddenly at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved son of Otto (dec) & Margaret, husband of Carla (dec), loving partner of Narelle, loved father of Fallon, dear brother & brother-in-law of Cathy, Bernard & Bev, Gemma & Wayne Clarke, Peter & Debbie, Frances, Damien & Jay, and uncle of their families, loved by his extended family.

Aged 63 years

Gave so much to others & asked for nothing in return

Prayers for the repose of PAUL’S soul will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON MONDAY (9TH SEPTEMBER, 2019) AT 11.00AM.  At the conclusion of the prayers a private cremation will take place.  Members of Club Lithgow & Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to the National Heart Foundation and may be left at the church.


MONAGHAN (nee COSTELLO): Joyce Margaret   27 August, 2019 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow. Of South Bowenfels. Dearly loved wife of Alan (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Ron & Sharron, Sandra (dec), Pam Shadbolt, Narelle & Bob Taylor, Terry & Arlene, Karen & Derek Holland, cherished Nan of her grandchildren & great grandchildren, dear sister & sister-in-law of Bill (dec) & Esme, Dixie (dec), Elsie & Colin (dec), Jim & Shirley (both dec) and fond auntie of their families.

Aged 92 years.

We will meet again.

Funeral & Committal services for JOYCE will be held in Old Bowenfels Presbyterian Church, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (4TH SEPTEMBER, 2019) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Dementia Australia & may be left at the church.


MEWBURN (nee KIRK):    Milba Dorothy           18 August, 2019 peacefully at Blue Mountains District ANZAC Memorial Hospital, Katoomba. Of Portland & formerly of Mount Wilson. Dearly loved wife of Albert (deceased).

Aged 77 years.

Rest in peace.

A service for MILBA MEWBURN will be held in the Anglican Church of St. George, The Avenue, Mount Wilson ON TUESDAY (3RD SEPTEMBER, 2019) AT 1.00PM thence to be followed by interment in the adjoining churchyard cemetery.


REDDING (nee TAIT):  Shirley  26 August, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of George, loved mother & mother-in-law of Shirley & Grahame McKenzie, George & Lyn, much loved Nan of Natalie, Adrian & Michelle, great grandmother of Bailey, Ethan, Imogen, Gabbi, Mirrin, dear sister & sister-in-law of Mavis & John Morris (both dec), Jack & May Redding and auntie of their families and loved by her extended families.  In honor of Shirley please wear something pink.

Aged 87 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for SHIRLEY will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (30TH AUGUST, 2019) AT 2.00 PM.   At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.  Members of Lithgow Quota Club, Shirley Club, Lithgow Vintage Motor Club, Lithgow Workmen’s Club and Lithgow Tidy Towns are invited to attend.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Tanderra Nursing Home and may be left at the church.


YOUNG (nee BOYD – SKINNER) : Anne Margaret  24 August, 2019 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Tom (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Stephen & Sue, Julieanne & Wayne, much loved Nan of Alicia (dec), Katie, Gemma, Cody and Cassie, dear sister, sister-in-law & fond auntie of their families.

Aged 78 years

Forever in our hearts

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of ANNE will be celebrated in St Patrick’s Catholic Church Mort Street, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (30TH AUGUST, 2019) AT 12.00 O’CLOCK. At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass the cortege will proceed to the Lawn No.2 portion of Lithgow Cemetery. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Dementia Australia and may be left at the Church.


FAHEY: Kym Elizabeth 16 August, 2019 peacefully at her home, surrounded by her loving family. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Steve, loved mother of Elsea, Charlie, Paul and Yolanda, loving Nan of Lilly, much loved daughter of Steve & Edwina Fahey.

Aged 46 years.

Forever in our hearts

Funeral & committal services for KYM will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (23RD AUGUST, 2019) AT 12.00 O’CLOCK. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place.


BEYNON: William Clive (Bill) 12 August, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Agnes, loved father & father-in-law of Phil & Helen, Clive (dec) & Donna, much loved Pop of Garry, Mark, Tara, Damon, great grandfather of Ben and Riley, dear brother of Miriam Weekes, Tot Smith (both dec), Shirley Addison, Fay Quinell, Trevor Beynon, fond brother-in-law & uncle of their families.

Aged 96 years.

Forever in our hearts

‘So mote it be’

Funeral & committal services for WILLIAM will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (21ST AUGUST, 2019) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of the Masonic Brethren, Club Lithgow & the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.


DICKSON:    Robert David (Rob)             8 August, 2019 unexpectedly at Sodwalls. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Kathy, loved father & father-in-law of Matthew & Laura, Rachel & Chris Holden, Aliesha & Jonny Zuvela, much loved Pop of Mia, Evie, Zeke, Seth & Annaliese, dear brother of Sharon & Lisa, loved son-in-law of Frank & Patricia Godfrey, fond brother-in-law & uncle of their families.

Aged 61 years.

Now with God.

Funeral & committal services for the late ROB DICKSON will be held in the Lithgow Bible Church, Col Drewe Drive, Lithgow ON TUESDAY (20TH AUGUST, 2019) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of Club Lithgow & the Lithgow Optimists Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to CareFlight & may be left at the church.


ELTON: Jack  13 August, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lidsdale & formerly of Wentworthville. Dearly loved husband of Betty (dec), loved father & father-in-law of Ray & Zeena, Ruth & John (dec), John & Jeannette, Peter (dec), Mark & Tina, Brian & Marian, much loved Pop of his 13 grandchildren & 20 great grandchildren, dear brother of Marj, Gwen, Ruth (all dec) and Tom, fond brother-in-law & uncle of their families.

Aged 88 years.

Forever in our hearts

Funeral & committal services for JACK will be held in the Chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura ON FRIDAY (16TH AUGUST, 2019) AT 12.30PM.


McCABE:  John Lawrence  23July, 2019 suddenly at Nepean Hospital, Kingswood.  Of Lithgow.  Loving son of John & Agnes (both dec), dear brother & brother-in-law of Anne, Paul (dec), Tom, Cathie & Renato, Michael (dec).

Aged 68 years.

Forever in our hearts

Graveside prayers for the repose of JOHN’S soul will be offered in the Lawn No.2 Portion of  Lithgow Cemetery ON MONDAY (5TH AUGUST, 2019) AT 1.00PM.  Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.


MERRICK:               Ronald Thomas (Ron)          20 July, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Formerly of Wallerawang. Dearly loved husband of Val, loved father & father-in-law of Darryl & Cassandra and Graham, much loved Pop of Logan & Amelia, fond brother, brother-in-law & uncle of his family.

Aged 76 years.

“Always loved.”

Funeral & committal services for the late RONALD MERRICK will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (26th July, 2019) AT 2.00PM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Tanderra Nursing Home & may be left at the church.


LEGGE (nee BURROUGHS): June Valerie 15 July, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Alex (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Val & Speed, Sandy, Bev & Paul (dec), Tom, Diana & Ian, Peter & Jenni, much loved Nan of Carlo, Cherie, Sam, Scott (dec), Anthony, Mark, Jessica, Benton, Jarrod, Matthew & her great grandchildren Byron, Sienna, Howie and Oaklyn, dear sister of Bonjon, Rosie, Georgie, Lilian and Kenny (all dec) and fond auntie of their families.

      Aged 86 years

 Gone to be with Dad.

Love you Mum.

Prayers for the repose of the soul of JUNE will be offered in St Patrick’s Catholic Church Mort Street, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (24TH JULY, 2019) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the prayers the cortege will proceed to the Lawn No.1 portion of Lithgow Cemetery. Members of the Vale Ladies and L.I.N.C are invited to attend.


LARKIN: Janice Merle (Jan)  16 July, 2019 peacefully at Cooinda Aged Peoples Home, Lithgow. Formerly of Ben Bullen. Dearly loved daughter of Reg & Gladys (both dec), loved sister & sister-in-law of Reginald & Aileen and Geoffrey, much loved auntie of Gregory & Brenda, great auntie of Grant.

Aged 76 years.

Rest In Peace.

A service for JANICE will be held in St. Stephen’s Anglican Church, Portland ON MONDAY (22ND JULY, 2019) AT 2.00PM. At the conclusion of the service the Cortege will proceed to the Anglican portion of Cullen Bullen Cemetery.


FENTON (nee TALBOT):  Sonia Campbell  11 July, 2019 peacefully at Portland Tabulam Cottages, Portland.   Formerly of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Jack (dec), much cherished mother & mother-in-law of Ruth & Kerry Morris, Heather & Rex Davis, Peter & Sue, Paul & Jane, loving Nan & Gran of her 10 grandchildren & 25 great grandchildren, much loved sister & sister-in-law and auntie of their families.

Aged 91 years

Forever in our hearts

A service for SONIA will be held in St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Roy Street, Lithgow ON, MONDAY (22ND JULY, 2019) AT 11.00 AM.  At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the family grave, Anglican  No.1 portion of Lithgow cemetery.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Kidney Kids and may be left at the church.


THOMPSON: Lester  12 July, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved husband of Rebecca, loved father & father-in-law of Stephanie & Kristian, Rose & Josh, dear brother & brother-in-law and uncle of their families.  Please wear smart casual bright colors.

Aged 85 years

Always remembered, Sadly missed

 A service for LESTER will be held in the Seventh Day Adventist Church, Albert Street, Lithgow  ON FRIDAY (19TH JULY, 2019) AT 1.00 PM.  Thence to be followed by committal prayers at Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura AT 3.00PM.  Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club and Ulysses Club are invited to attend.


CAESAR:  John  6 July, 2019 peacefully at Concord Repatriation General Hospital, Concord.  Of Cullen Bullen.  Loving husband of Wendy, much loved father & father-in-law of Nichole, Michele & Grant, Mark & Donna, Jamee & Derek, Victor & Kathryn, Ross & Kerrilyn, cherished Pa of his 11 grandchildren.

Aged 79 years

“Almost 39”

To be present with his Lord

Funeral and committal services for JOHN will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (18TH JULY, 2019) AT 11.00 AM.   At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to the National Heart Foundation  and may be left at the church.


OUSBY:  Robert James (Stan)  13 July, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved husband of Kaye, dear brother & brother-in-law of Valerie (dec) & John, Ronald (dec), Richard (Dickie), Ralph Hatton and uncle of  Gary, Karen, Mark and their families.

Aged 72 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for STAN will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (17TH JULY, 2019) AT 11.00 AM.   At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take  place.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to Tanderra Nursing Home and may be left at the church.



CAMBRIDGE (nee HAYES):  Joyce Mercia  6 July, 2019 passed away at Three Tree Lodge.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Tom (dec), cherished Mum & mother-in-law of Billy & Helen, Johnny & Joanne, Liz & Smiley Baker, Special Nana of Matt, Andy, Mark (dec), Chantelle, Ettie (dec), Luke, Sarah, Kerrie, Stephen, Rachel and their partners, Great Nana of Reannon, Zanna, Zaak, Tom, Finn, Jack, Hayden, Noah, Riley and Mia, dear sister of Marj (dec).

Aged 95 years

Gone to be with Dad

Love you Mum

Funeral and committal services for JOYCE will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON TUESDAY (16TH JULY, 2019) AT 11.00 AM.   At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place. Members of Lithgow Legacy are invited to attend.


DAVERN:   Ronald Hector (Ron)  1 July, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Lithgow.   Formerly of Portland.  Husband of Helen, loved father & father-in-law of Dean & Dianne, Amber & Jamie (both dec), Mark & Karen, Glenn, loving grandfather of his grandchildren, loving brother and brother-in-law and uncle.

Aged 80 years

“Always loved”

A graveside service for RON will be held  in the Church of England portion of Ilford Cemetery, Cafe Road, Ilford  ON MONDAY (15TH JULY, 2019) AT 11.00AM.  Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Cancer Council N.S.W. and may be left at the cemetery.


TULLEY: Kenneth John (Ken)   7 July, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of  Rydal. Dearly loved husband of Norma, loved father & father-in-law of Janelle & Andy, Darren, much loved Pop of Courtney & Ross, Ryan & Amanda, Luke (dec), Terry, Sarah and of his 4 great grandchildren.

Aged 83 years.

 Loved always.

A graveside service for KEN will be held in the Anglican portion of Rydal Cemetery ON FRIDAY (12TH JULY, 2019) at 2.30PM. Members of the Rydal Bushfire Brigade & the Rydal Show Society are invited to attend.


HAMMONDS (nee McLENNAN):  Beryl Ruth  5 July, 2019 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Alf (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Gai & Geoff Hart, Shelly & Emery Kertesz, much loved Nanna of her grandchildren Angela & Ben, Chantelle & Adam, Heather & Jason, Shannon & Phoebe and great grandmother of Beau, Xara, Evie, Kai.

Aged 89 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for BERYL will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (12TH JULY, 2019) AT 1.00 PM.   At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.  Members of Club Lithgow, Lithgow Senior Citizens and Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to Alzheimer’s Australia  and may be left at the church.


MERRICK (nee THOMPSON): Shirley May (Shirl) 2 July, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Mount Victoria. Dearly loved wife of Patrick (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Jim & Bronwyn and Glenn, Nan of Samuel, dear sister & sister-in-law of Marie (dec) & Peter, Jack & Elaine (dec), Joyce & Dennis (dec), Doris & Lionel (dec), Geoffrey (dec) & Barbara, Robert & Marion and fond auntie of their families.

Aged 89 years.

Forever in our hearts

A service for SHIRLEY will be held in St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Blackheath ON THURSDAY (11TH JULY, 2019) AT 11.00 AM. At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the Presbyterian 1 portion of Blackheath Cemetery. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Red Shield Appeal & may be left at the church.


WEEKES:  Dawn Leone  2 July, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved mother of Ian, Karen, Alan, Glen, Kim & mother-in-law of their partners,  much loved Nan & Grandma of her grandchildren & great grandchildren, a dear sister & sister-in- law and auntie of their families.

Aged 81 years.

Forever in  our hearts & sadly missed.

Prayers for the repose of the soul of DAWN will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON TUESDAY (9TH   JULY, 2019) AT 11.00AM.  At the conclusion of the prayers the cortege will proceed to the Catholic No.2 portion of Lithgow Cemetery.  Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Lithgow District Hospital and may be left at the church.


BURTON:  Donald  Malcolm Raicha (Don)  1 July, 2019 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved husband of Rae, dearly loved father & father-in-law of Andrew, Fiona & Andrew Tickle, much loved Pop of his grandchildren.

Aged 85 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for DONALD will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON MONDAY (8TH JULY, 2019) AT 11.00 AM.   At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.  Members of the Lithgow Golf Club and Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to Three Tree Lodge and may be left at the church.


BANKS (nee AUSBURN):     Maria Blunden (Marie)  29 June, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Cullen Bullen.  Much loved wife of Ted (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Ted & Carol (dec), Pam (dec), & Ken, John & Katherine, Maureen & Bernhard, Carol & Jim, Stella (Maree) & Phillip (dec), Greg (dec), Denise & Mick (dec), Janneane & Graham, Les (dec), much loved Big Nan of her 15 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren & 4 great great grandchildren, dear sister of Harold, Lillian and auntie of their families.

Aged 97 years

‘Forever in our hearts’

A service for MARIE will be held in St. Brendan’s Catholic Church, Cullen Bullen  ON FRIDAY (5TH JULY, 2019) AT 2.00 PM.  At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the Anglican portion of Cullen Bullen cemetery.  No Flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to the National Heart Foundation and may be left at the church.


HALEY: Patrick John (John) 28 June, 2019 peacefully after a very long illness. Of Wollongong.  Formerly of Lithgow. Beloved husband of Joan, dearly loved father & father-in-law of Garry & Debbie, Joanne & Stephen, adored Pop of Allison, Shane, Karissa, Tara and his 5 great grandchildren, dear brother of Thomas, Bartholomew (both dec), Emma & fond uncle of their families.

          Aged 87 years

 Always loved & sadly missed.

Prayers for the repose of the soul of PATRICK will be offered in St Patrick’s Catholic Church Mort Street, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (5TH JULY, 2019) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the prayers the cortege will proceed to the Lawn No. 2 portion of Lithgow Cemetery.


STONE (nee POW):           Isaballa  (Isa)    26th June, 2019 peacefully at Cooinda Aged Peoples Home, Lithgow.  Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of  Ken (dec), dear sister & sister-in-law of Jean & Muir (both dec), Elizabeth & Robert, Christina & Arthur (both dec), Tom & Beverley and auntie of their families.

Aged 87 years.

Reunited with Ken

Together with the Lord

A service for ISABALLA will be held in the Lithgow Bible Church, Col Drewe Drive, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (3RD JULY, 2019) AT 11.00AM.  At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the Baptist portion of Lithgow cemetery.


RAINES: Keith Douglas  25 June, 2019 suddenly at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow.  Formerly of “Merry Garth” Mt Wilson.  Dearly loved husband of Libby (dec), loved father & father-in- law of Peter & Linda, Robert & Tina, Beth, much loved Grandpa of Pip, Molly, Bill, Jack, dear brother of Betty and Ronald.

 Aged 87 years.

Forever in our hearts and sadly missed.

Funeral and committal services for KEITH will be held in the Chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura ON MONDAY (1ST JULY, 2019) AT 2.00 PM.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to the Mt. Wilson / Mt. Irvine Rural Fire Brigade and may be left at the chapel.


BUCKLEY (nee HICKEY): Margaret Ann 22 June, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Beloved wife of John (dec), dearly loved mother & mother-in-law of Peter & Lisa, Corinna & Graeme, Rebecca & Andrew, Mark, Nicole & Brett, cherished Nan of Hannah, Brad, Amy, Lara, Maggie, Jayden, Angus, Elizabeth, Clare, Hamish and Kate, loved sister & sister-in-law of John & Diane and much loved cousin of Lesley.

Aged 71 years.

Gone to soon, loved by all, sadly missed

A service for MARGARET will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON MONDAY (1ST JULY, 2019) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the service private interment will take place. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Daffodil Cottage & may be left at the Church.


WATTERSON:  Henry William  20 June, 2019 unexpectedly, at Nepean Hospital, Kingswood. Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved partner of Hazel, loved father & father-in-law of Barry & Eleonora, Susan & Neil, David & Christine (dec), Russell & Sharon, Janeen & Garry, much loved Grandad of his 10 grandchildren and great grandfather of his 9 great grandchildren, dear brother of Arthur, Jack, Dulcie (all dec) and uncle of their families.

             Aged 91 years

Always remembered & sadly missed

Funeral & committal services for HENRY will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (28TH JUNE, 2019) AT 2.00 PM.  At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.  Members of the Retired Railwayman’s Association,  Masonic Brethren, Club Lithgow and Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.


OHLSEN: Freda Jane 20 June, 2019 peacefully at Cooinda Aged Peoples Home, Lithgow. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved mother of Grahame Higlett (dec), Barry Higlett & Ross Higlett, loved mother-in-law of Tanya and Kerrie much loved ‘Ma’ of Tegan and Gemma, much loved ‘Great Ma’ of Bentley, dear sister of Phyllis Cochrane, Keith Ohlsen (dec), Valma Samuelson a very fond sister-in-law & auntie of their families.

Aged 85 years.

Forever loved & sadly missed

A service for FREDA will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (28th JUNE, 2019) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the service private interment will take place. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.


LESLIE: William (Bill) 20 June, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Joyce, loved father & father-in-law of Carol & Gary, Dianne & Grahame, much loved Pop of David, Sally, Amanda, Jodie, Shellie and ‘Old Pop’ of his 9 great grandchildren, dear brother of Gwen.

Aged 94 years.

Forever in our hearts

‘So mote it be’

Funeral & committal services for WILLIAM will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (26TH JUNE, 2019) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of the Masonic Brethren, Probus, Lithgow Workmen’s Club & Club Lithgow are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Tanderra Nursing Home and may be left at the Church.


O’MARA (nee BIRD): Margaret Jean (Marg)  13 June, 2019 peacefully in her sleep at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Camperdown. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Bill, loved mother & mother-in-law of David, Karen & Todd, Mick, much loved Nan of her 7 grandchildren & Nan Margie of her 5 adored great grandchildren, dear sister of Doug (dec), Barbara, Kevin, Gloria, Pauline, Greg, Mariee, Les, Lois, fond sister-in-law & auntie of their families, dear sister-in-law & auntie of Carol, Sandra & their families in W.A.

Aged 72 years.

Forever in our hearts

Funeral & committal services for MARGARET will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (21ST JUNE, 2019) AT 10.30AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club & Club Lithgow are invited to attend.


GRIFFITHS:  Scott Trevor (Scotty) (Griffo)  11 June, 2019 peacefully at Orange Base Hospital surrounded by his loving family.  Of Orange.  Formerly of Portland.  Dearly loved son of Paul & Helen, dear brother & brother-in-law of Jennene & Chris, Nicole, much loved nephew and fond uncle of Holly, Jacinta, Cooper, Lachlan.

Aged 43 years

Forever and always in our hearts

A service for SCOTT will be held in St. Stephen’s Anglican Church, Portland ON FRIDAY (21ST JUNE, 2019) AT 1.00 PM.  At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the Lawn Portion of Portland Cemetery.


BARBER:                  Bradley (Brad)          10 June, 2019 suddenly at his home ‘Glenroy’, Hartley. Dearly loved husband of Rosemary, loved father & father-in-law of Sally-Anne & Douglas Clues, Claire & Damien Wessell, Tammy & Daniel Beckett, May & Michael Kelly, much loved ‘Pop’ of Angus, Dustin, Kane, Samson, Sylvie, Florence, dear brother of Desmond, Roz, Glenford & Joe, fond brother-in-law & uncle of their families.

Aged 70 years

Dearly loved and respected.

A service for BRAD will be held on the family property ‘Glenroy’, 200 Jenolan Caves Road, Hartley ON WEDNESDAY (19TH JUNE, 2019) AT 12.00 O’CLOCK followed by a private interment. Members of the Hartley Bushfire Brigade & the Hartley Progress Association are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Lithgow Hospital Auxiliary & may be left at the service.


BUCKLEY: Percy Lawrence          5 June, 2019 suddenly at Lithgow District Hospital. Of  Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Gayle (dec), loved father of Debbie, dear brother & brother -in-law of Wayne & Jacqui, Graham & Therese and fond uncle of their families, good friend of Julie, Nat and Kaye.

Aged 75 years.

Forever in our hearts.

Respecting Percy’s wishes a private graveside service was held in Lithgow Cemetery last Thursday (13th June, 2019).


ORCHARD (nee GROVE): Marjorie Nell (Marj) 11 June, 2019 peacefully at Tanderra Nursing Home, Lithgow. Of Lidsdale. Dearly loved wife of Ernie (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Geoff & Marcelle, Jan & Geoff, Ros & Des, Stephen & Lyn, much loved Granma of her 10 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren & 2 great great grandchildren, dear sister, sister-in-law & fond auntie of their families.

In her 100th year.

Forever in our hearts

Funeral & committal services for MARJORIE will be held in St. John the Evangelist Church, Wallerawang ON MONDAY (17TH JUNE, 2019) AT 11.00AM.  At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Friends of St. John’s & may be left at the Church.


MARANDA:       Peter John (Pete)  7 June, 2019 peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family.  Much loved husband of Lana, loved father & father-in-law of Stephen, Kip & Michelle, Michael & Taliah, Dale & Augustino, Shane & Kazzy, Brady, Stacey, loving Grandpa of Mitchell, Tom, Bailey, Talan, Shaylee-May, Jake, Asher, Aidan, Casey, Zac, Mallachy, Lily, Charlotte, Marni, dear brother & brother-in-law of Jaqueline (dec), Christine & Dennis, Johanna & Craig, John & Nina, fond uncle of his 5 nephews & extended family of Seth, Adam, Sasha.

Aged 64 Years

“Go the Eagles”

“Forever in our hearts”

A service for PETER will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow   ON  FRIDAY (14TH JUNE, 2019) AT  2.30 PM.  At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the Lawn portion Pipers Flat Cemetery.  Members of the Wallerawang Bowling Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Lithgow Can Assist and may be left at the church.


BURTON (nee GOODWIN): Lereen Shirley (Rene)     6 June, 2019 suddenly at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved partner of Norm (dec),much loved wife of Ken (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Peter & Kim, Leanne & Laurie, Carol & David, much loved Nan of Aaron, Ashleigh, Krystan, Reece, Curtis, Lewis & great Nan of her 7 great grandchildren, dear sister, sister-in-law & fond auntie of their families.

Aged 87 years.

Forever in our hearts

Funeral & committal services for LEREEN will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (14th JUNE, 2019) AT 12.00 O’CLOCK. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.


ALLAN:  William (Bill)  7 June, 2019 peacefully at Bathurst Base Hospital. Of Kelso.  Formerly of Lithgow (Allan’s Cake Shop).  Dearly loved husband of Dorothy, loved father & father-in-law of Bill & Lucy, Susan, Andrew & Samantha, Jim & Trish, much loved Pop of Matthew, Kathleen & Chris, Stephanie & Dean, Polly, Sabrina, Nicholas, Evie, Susannah, Georgia, great grandfather of Oliver, Claire, dear brother of David, Alwyn (dec) and uncle of their families.

Aged 83 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for BILL will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (12TH JUNE, 2019) AT 1.30 PM.  At the conclusion of the service a private cremation will take place.


McMANUS (nee McANDREW): Ellen Donette  27 May, 2019 tragically at Lyndhurst. Of Meadow Flat. Dearly loved wife of Allen, loved mother & mother-in-law of Donette & Peter, Luke & Vanessa, much loved Nan of James, Joshua, Hayley, Emerson and Mia, loved daughter of Kathleen & Cec (dec) McAndrew, dear sister & sister-in-law of Wayne & Rhonda, Mark & Theresa, Joan & Adrian Smith, Stephen, Tracey & Anthony Atkins, loving aunt of their families.

             Aged 64 years

            ‘Forever in our Hearts’

Prayers for the repose of the soul of ELLEN will be offered in St Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (12TH JUNE, 2019) AT 12.00 O’CLOCK. At the conclusion of the prayers private cremation will take place. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Perthville Convent Heritage Centre and may be left at the Church.


GREEN:  Benjamin Ian (Ben)  18 May, 2019 suddenly at Lithgow.  Of Kingswood.  Dearly loved son of Dale & Adrienne, dear brother of Shayla, Darlene, Nathan, Keith, much loved grandson of Kate Ford and Ian Strickland (dec).

Aged 17 years.

Always remembered and sadly missed.

Funeral and committal services for BEN will be held in the Chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura ON FRIDAY (7TH JUNE, 2019) AT 11.00 AM.


OAKES (nee DRISCOLL):  Annie Elizabeth  1 June, 2019 peacefully at home. Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Roy (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Fred, Robert & Joy, Iris & Marcus, Karen & Jack, Barbara (dec) & Michael, Norm, Dianne (dec), Jake (dec), much loved Nan of her 17 grandchildren & 24 great great grandchildren, beloved sister of Bonnie and a dear auntie.

Aged 91 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for ANNIE will be held in the Chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura ON THURSDAY (6TH JUNE, 2019) AT 11.00 AM.  Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.


BLACKWELL:     Albert Denis (Denis) 27 May, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Joanne and Jeanette (dec), loved father & father-in-law of William & Michelle, Sarah & Nev Bertie, Nathan & Rhiannon and Rebekah, much loved Poppy Denis of Ruby, Delilah, Eden and Issac, dear brother, brother-in-law & fond uncle of their families.

Aged 74 years.

At home with Jesus.

A service for DENIS will be held in the Lithgow Baptist Church, Great Western Highway, Lithgow ON MONDAY (3RD JUNE, 2019) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the service private interment will take place. Please wear a touch of blue to celebrate Denis’ life. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Myeloma Foundation of Australia and may be left at the Church.


SWIFT (nee COLLINS):                  Rae     25 May, 2019 unexpectedly at the Sydney Mater Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Wilson, loved mother & mother-in-law of Michael, Mark & Kym, Steven (deceased), David & Julia, much loved Nan of Brendan, Matthew, Riley, Miranda, Fletcher, Sophie & James, dear sister, sister-in-law & auntie of her family.

Aged 74 years

‘A beautiful lady.’

A service for RAE will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (31ST MAY, 2019) AT 1.30PM. At the conclusion of the service private interment will take place. Members of the Lithgow Basketball Association & the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Melanoma Institute Australia & may be left at the church.


CRAIG (nee O’DONNELL): Mary Bridget  24TH May, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of South Bowenfels.  Dearly loved wife of Bill (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Bernadette & Ralph Seckold, much loved Nan of Chris & Jen and Two Nannies of Muneer, Kayse, Riley, Max, dear sister & sister-in-law of Kath (dec) & Noel Flynn and auntie of their families.

Aged 89 years.

Always in our hearts

Requiem mass for the repose of the soul of MARY will be celebrated in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow on FRIDAY (31ST MAY, 2019) AT 11.00 AM.  At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass a private cremation will take place.  Members of Quota are invited to attend.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to N.S.W. Cancer Council and may be left at the church.


BARLOW:   John  Charles  O.A.M., R.F.D., J.P  25 May, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of  Lithgow.  Beloved husband of Carol & former loving husband of Denise (dec), loved father & father-in-law of Leanne & Rob Farnsworth, loving father & father-in-law of Carol’s children, much loved Pop, Pa & Great Poppy of his grandchildren, great grandchildren & great great grandchildren, much loved brother & brother-in-law of Peter & Patricia, Margaret & Colin (dec), Noel & Shirley (dec), Bernard (dec) & Joan.

Aged 83 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for JOHN will be held in St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Roy Street, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (29TH  MAY, 2019) AT 2.00 PM.  At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.  Members of Club Lithgow, Lithgow Workmen’s Club and City of Lithgow R.S.L. Club Sub-Branch (wear medals) are invited to attend.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the N.S.W. Cancer Council and may be left at the church.


MURDOCH (nee NEWELL):   Willa Margaret  21 May, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Cooinda Aged Peoples Home.  Formerly of Great Western Hwy, Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Norm (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Kathryn & Will Thomas, Jackie & Ian Pender, Mark, Paula (dec) & Mark Roots, much loved Nan of Scott & Pru, Jennifer, Joshua & Tatum, Cain & Elise, Naomi & Matty, Natasha, Matthew & Chanel, Justin & Emily, Mikayla & Brad, Tiarne & Brandon, Great Nanny of Ellie, Dakota, Braith, Evie, Bessie, Billy, Nate, Ryley, Ava, Flynn, Mia, Blake, Shaun, Matilda, dear sister & sister-in-law of Selwyn & Mariam Seaton, Cherie & Tom Bennett, Carol & Ken Wallace and auntie of their families.

Aged 81 years

Forever loved and always in our hearts.

Prayers for the repose of WILLA’S soul will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (24TH MAY, 2019) AT 2.30PM.  At the conclusion of the prayers a private cremation will take place.  Members of Club Lithgow, Lithgow Workmen’s Club and Probus are invited to attend.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Cooinda Aged Peoples Home and may be left at the church.


WALKER (nee GEORGE):             Hazel Margaret         16 May, 2019 peacefully at Cooinda Aged Peoples Home, Lithgow. Of Lithgow. Loving wife of Donald (deceased), survived by her nephews David & James Pinter.

Aged 82 years

Forever in our hearts

A service of thanksgiving for the life of HAZEL will be held in the Lithgow Bible Church, Col Drewe Drive, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (24TH MAY, 2019) AT 12.00 O’CLOCK. At the conclusion of the service private interment will take place. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Lithgow Bible Church & may be left at the church.


CONNELL:         Norman Laurence (Norm)  13 May, 2019 after a long illness at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved husband of Gloria, loved father  & father-in-law, much loved Pop of his grandchildren & great grandchildren, dear brother & brother-in-law and uncle of their families.

Aged 85 years.

Always remembered

Prayers for the repose of the soul of NORMAN will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON MONDAY (20TH   MAY, 2019) AT 10.00AM.  At the conclusion of the prayers the cortege will proceed to the Lawn No.2 portion of Lithgow Cemetery.


MARRINER:      Denis James (Jack)  11 May, 2019 after a short illness at home. Of South Bowenfels.  Formerly of New Zealand.  Mucn loved son of Delma, dearly loved husband of Sue, loved father of Possum, Sarah-Rose, Stephanielee, Carmen-Jayne, much loved Poppy Jack of his grandchildren, dear brother & brother-in-law and uncle of their families.

Aged 63 years

In our hearts forever

Respecting JACK’S wishes a private service was held in the chapel of Kerry Linegar Funerals on FRIDAY (17TH May, 2019) followed by private cremation.


ROY:              Geoffrey (Geoff)        Suddenly at his home in Lithgow. Beloved son of Les & Betty (both deceased), loved brother & brother-in-law of Denis (deceased), Phillip (deceased), Colin & May, Nancy & their families.

“In the hands of the Lord.”

Funeral & committal services for the late GEOFFREY ROY will be held in St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (17TH MAY, 2019) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the National Heart Foundation & may be left at the church.


SWEENEY (nee BAXTER): Martha Marshall    5 May, 2019 peacefully at Parklands Retirement Village Urangan, QLD. Of Urangan, QLD and formerly of Lithgow & Mudgee. Dearly loved wife of Pat (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Betty & Terry, Clem, Margaret & Ken much loved Nan of Michael, David, Kylie, Bruce, Adam, Lisa & their families, dear sister of Margaret, Alec (both dec) & Betty Rowe & fond auntie of their families.

Aged 96 years.

 Forever in our hearts.

We will meet again in Paradise.

A graveside service for MARTHA will be held in the Presbyterian No.2 portion of Lithgow Cemetery ON MONDAY (13TH MAY, 2019) at 10.00AM. Thence to be followed by a Memorial Service in the Jehovah’s Witnesses,  Kingdom Hall, Market Street, Mudgee  at 2.00PM.


MORRIS (nee MACKEY):  Janice Mary   4 May, 2019 peacefully at Nepean Hospital, Kingswood. Of Wallerawang. Dearly loved wife of Robert, loved mother & mother-in-law of Belynda & Nathan Lomas, John & Laura, much loved Nan of Jack, Kate & Brad, dear sister of Margaret Pye, Dennis (both deceased), Eddie & Kerry, fond sister-in-law & auntie of their families.

Aged 62 years.

“Sadly missed & forever in our hearts.”

Funeral & committal services for the late JANICE MORRIS will be held in St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Lithgow ON MONDAY (13TH MAY, 2019) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Royal Flying Doctor Service & the National Heart Foundation & may be left at the church. In memory of Janice, please wear a touch of green.


EVANS (nee BOWDEN, NOLAN):  Florence May (Flo)  3 May, 2019 peacefully at Endeavour Nursing Home, Springwood.   Formerly of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Les (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Mark & Caryn, Melissah & Cathy, much loved Nan of her grandchildren & great grandchildren, a dear sister & sister-in-law and auntie of their families.

Aged 81 years

Forever in our hearts

A service for FLORENCE will be held in St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Lithgow ON  FRIDAY (10TH MAY, 2019) AT 2.30 PM.  At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the family grave, Lawn No.1 portion of Lithgow Cemetery.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Alzheimer’s Australia and may be left at the church.


GREEN (nee STOKES):      Pamela Margaret (Pam)      4 May, 2019. Of Portland. Dearly loved wife of John (deceased), loved mother & mother-in-law of Rob & Sue, Kathy & Darren Hickson, Peter & Ruth, much loved Gran of her grandchildren Chris & Shayley, Matt & Brooke, Sarah, Amy, Luke and of her great granddaughter Poppy, dear sister of Lorna, Greta (both deceased) & Kevin (Taree), fond sister-in-law & auntie of their families.

Aged 80 years.

“Life isn’t forever, love is.”

A service for PAMELA GREEN will be held in St. Stephen’s Anglican Church, Portland ON FRIDAY (10TH MAY, 2019) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the family grave, lawn portion of Portland Cemetery. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Daffodil Cottage & may be left at the church.


BRAIN: John Thomas (Sooty) 1 May, 2019 suddenly at his home. Of Lidsdale & formerly of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Pat, loved father & father-in-law of Sheena, Tanya, Clint & Peta, much loved Poppy John of Keegan and Mitchell.

  Aged 80 years

 Forever in our Hearts

Prayers for the repose of the soul of JOHN will be offered in St Patrick’s Catholic Church Mort Street, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (8TH MAY, 2019) AT 12.00 O’CLOCK. At the conclusion of the prayers private cremation will take place. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club & Lithgow Greyhound Association are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Heart Foundation & may be left at the Church.


O’BRIEN: Dennis George   26 April, 2019 peacefully at Bathurst Base Hospital. Of Glen Davis. Dearly loved son of Rickie & Dave loved brother & brother-in-law of Gloria & Macca McEvoy.

Aged 60 years.

Forever in our hearts.

Respecting DENNIS’ wishes a private service was held in the chapel of Kerry Linegar Funerals ON FRIDAY (3RD MAY, 2019) followed by cremation.


HAMMONDS:          Alfred (Alf)    30 April, 2019 peacefully at Regis Aged Care, Corlette. Formerly of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Beryl, loved father & father-in-law of Gai & Geoff Hart, Shelly & Emery Kertesz, much loved Poppy of his grandchildren Angela & Ben, Chantelle & Adam, Heather & Jason, Shannon & Phoebe and of his great grandchildren Beau, Xara & Evie.

Aged 93 years.

Forever loved.

‘So mote it be.’

Funeral & committal services for the late ALF HAMMONDS will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON MONDAY (6TH MAY, 2019) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the service private cremation will take place. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club, Masonic Brethren, Lithgow Senior Citizens & Club Lithgow are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Three Tree Lodge & may be left at the church.


WARREN (nee WILLIAMS):         Lindy Louise  22 April, 2019 peacefully at her home surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of Mark, loved mother & mother-in-law of Mitchell & Kylie, Simon & Loryn, Holly & Daniel Muldoon, much loved Grandma of Maggie, Tully, Parker, Eden & Delilah, loving daughter of Jim (deceased) & Joyce, dear sister of Colleen, Anne, John (Pommie), Robert & Maureen, fond sister-in-law & auntie of their families.

Aged 61 years.

Missed dearly.

Prayers for the repose of the soul of LINDY WARREN will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (26TH APRIL, 2019) AT 2.00PM. At the conclusion of the prayers private interment will take place. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Lithgow Palliative Care & may be left at the church.


BELJON (nee CRONIN):  Melva Joyce (Sally)  20 April, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Bowenfels.  Wife of Albert (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Judy & Mervyn Tindall (both dec), Faye Read. Lyn & John Wren, Pat & Norm Ford, Peter & Marree, much loved Nana of her 15 grandchildren, 29 great grandchildren and 3 great great grandchildren, loving sister and auntie.

Aged 93 years.

“Forever in our hearts”

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of MELVA will be celebrated   in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow  ON FRIDAY, (26TH APRIL, 2019) AT 11.00AM.  At the conclusion of the prayers following the Mass private interment will take place.  Members of  Gorrie Ban and Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Gorrie Ban and may be left at the church.


KENNEDY:         Thomas Patrick (Tom (Bud)  18 April, 2019 peacefully at Portland Tabulam Cottages, Portland. Of Portland.  Fond brother & brother-in-law of Jim (dec) & Jan, Mary (dec), dearly loved uncle of Deb & Bolts, Dick & Jeanette, Scott & Karen, Karen,  loving great uncle of Luke & Sarah, Chris &Jessica, Nicholas and Olivia, great great uncle of Thomas and Gemma.

Aged 90 years

Forever in our hearts

Prayers for the repose of the soul of THOMAS will be offered in St. Vincent’s Catholic Church, Portland   ON WEDNESDAY (24TH APRIL, 2019) AT 2.00 PM.  At the conclusion of the prayers the cortege will proceed to the family grave in the Lawn Portion of Portland Cemetery.  Members of the Portland RSL Sport & Recreation Club,  past & present members of Portland Colts Rugby League Club and  past & present members of the Portland Cricket Club are invited to attend.


McGUIRK: Garry (Gazza) 17 April, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Gaye, loved father & father-in-law of Peta & Adam, Nikki & Phil, much loved Poppy of Renae & Jack, Adam & Monique, Sharni & Chris, Millierose, Demi, Kayleigh & Jack, Braedon & Amy, Jordon & Bethany, Emily, Brittiny & Willis, great grandfather of Alaynah, Zahli, Raiden, Troy, Aurora and Willow, dear brother & brother-in-law of Vincent (dec) & Lorraine, Kevin (dec) & Jan, Betty, Rob, Kev, Darb & Pat and uncle of  their families, dear friend of Ricky and Martin.

Aged 72 years.

  Forever in our hearts

Funeral & committal services for GARRY will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (24TH APRIL, 2019) AT 11.00AM.  At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club, Club Lithgow & Lawson Bowling Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Respiratory Clinic – R.P.A Hospital & may be left at the Church.


HOULISON (nee HAMILTON):     Olive  8 April, 2019 peacefully at Portland Tabulam Cottages, Portland. Formerly of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Jim (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Janice & Albert Gurney, Graeme & Annette, Geoff & Robyn, much loved Nan of Wayne & Shayne, Martin & Karen, Jamie (dec), Mathew & Leanne, Andrew, Damien (dec), Amanda & Craig, Ben & Jemma and of her 10 great grandchildren and 4 great great grandchildren, dear sister & sister-in- law of Harry & Daphne (both dec), Jim & Muriel (both dec) and auntie of their families.

Aged 98 years

Reunited with Jim

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for OLIVE will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church  ON FRIDAY (12TH APRIL, 2019) AT 11.00 AM.  At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.  Members of Club Lithgow, Lithgow Workmen’s Club, Lithgow Legacy Group, Lithgow Chapter No. 39 Order of  the Eastern Star and the VIEW Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to the N.S.W. Cancer Council and my be left at the church.


ANDERSON:  John Albert Robert  6 April, 2019 peacefully at Nepean Hospital, Kingswood.  Of Portland.   Loved father of Ian and Kellie (dec), much loved Grandad of Meika, Lori, Brooke, Emily and great grandfather of Annie, Billy, Mackenzie, Kobie and Allie.

Aged 75 years.

“Forever in our hearts”

A graveside service for JOHN will be held in the Presbyterian portion of  Lowther Cemetery, ON THURSDAY (11TH APRIL, 2019) AT 11.00 AM.


TRACEY: John Edward (Jack)     21 March, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of  Lithgow. Dearly loved father & father-in-law of Peter & Scotia, Kaye & Rob, Maree & Daryl (dec), Anthony, Lynne & John, much loved Pop of Skye, Daniel, Laura, Luke, Devlin, Haydn, Aaron, Jesika and great grandfather of Finn, Eva, Parker and Hudson, dear brother of Bill, fond brother-in-law & uncle of his family.

Aged 97 years.

Always remembered.

Respecting JACK’S wishes a private service was held in the chapel of Kerry Linegar Funerals LAST TUESDAY (26TH MARCH, 2019) followed by cremation.


DREW (nee TOWNSEND):  Margaret Mary (Marg) 23 March, 2019 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow. Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Neville (Nifty) (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Debbie & Darrell (dec) Pettitt, Geoff, Greg & Lyn, Craig (dec), Tanya & Darryl Goodwin, much loved Ney & Nar-Nar of Lyn, Chad & Jess,Mark & Shadiya, Kane, Chris & Katie, Mandy & Jason,  Jade, Tobi-Lee, Jaidyn & Geordie and great grandmother of her great grandchildren, dear sister & sister-in-law of Phillip (dec), Bonnie (dec) & Clive, Jenny & Peter, Carol & David (both dec) and auntie of their

Aged 80 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for MARGARET will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church Parish Centre ON FRIDAY (29TH MARCH, 2019) AT 11.00 AM.  At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.  No Flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Breast Cancer Institute and may be left at the Parish Centre.


FREEMAN:        Wesley Lynn (Westy)  24 March, 2019 peacefully at Portland Tabulam Cottages, Portland. Of Portland.  Dearly loved husband of Irene, loving stepfather of Dan & Gail, much loved Pop of his grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren.

Aged 95 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for WESLEY will be held in the Chapel of Norwood Park Crematorium, Bradwardine Road, Bathurst ON THURSDAY (28TH MARCH, 2019) AT 11.00 AM.


ALEXANDER:                      Dale James     22 March, 2019 peacefully at his home in Lithgow surrounded by his loving family. Dearly loved husband of Judy, loved father & father-in-law of Brett & Maree, Jody & Charlie Cross, much loved Pop of Emma, Kasey & Tayla, dear brother of Derry, Dawn, Wendy, Kim & Tracey, fond brother-in-law & uncle of their families & a good friend to many.

Aged 76 years.

At peace.

A service of thanksgiving for the life of DALE ALEXANDER will be held in the chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura ON THURSDAY (28TH MARCH, 2019) AT 11.00AM. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club & the Bathurst Bird Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Bernie Banton Foundation & may be left at the chapel.


PATIENT: Robert Bruce (Bob)       19 March, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Megs, loved brother of Jack, Ernie and Ron (all dec), dear brother-in-law of Fay, Beryl, Neville (all dec), Pam, Cheryl, Karen, Deborah & Wayne, Pam, Robyn and their families.

Aged 84 years

   One lifetime is not enough

  Always remembered

Funeral & committal services for BOB will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (27TH MARCH, 2019) AT 11.00AM.  At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club & Club Lithgow are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Lithgow Hospital Ladies Auxiliary and may be left at the Church.


DELLABOSCA (nee WILSON):    Joyce   18 March, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Bill (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Phillip & Cheryl, Heather (dec), Andrew & Jeanette, Kath & Dave Muldoon, Joe & Cathy (dec), much loved Grandma of her 11 grandchildren & 13 great grandchildren, dear sister & sister-in-law of Betty & Lionel (dec), Fay & John, Pat (dec), John & Beryl (both dec),  Reg (dec) & Anna, Robert & Ellen, Roseanne & John and auntie of their families.

Aged 81 years.

Forever in our hearts

Prayers for the repose of the soul of JOYCE will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (22ND  MARCH, 2019) AT 2.00PM.  At the conclusion of the prayers the cortege will proceed to the Catholic No.2 portion of Lithgow Cemetery.  Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to St. Vincent de Paul Society Lithgow  and may be left at the church.


KOWALSKI: Stanley Richard (Stan)         17 March, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Sunny Corner. Dearly loved husband of Helen, loved father, father-in-law & best mate of Raissa, Jared, Annika & Dave, much loved Poppy Stan of Layla, Enly and Adrik, dear brother, brother-in-law and fond uncle of their families.

Aged 61 years.

A life lived giving, loving & growing.

Forever in our hearts.

A service of thanksgiving for the life of STAN will be held in the Oberon Public School Hall 15 Dart Street, Oberon (opposite the RSL) ON SATURDAY (23RD MARCH, 2019) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the service private interment will take place. No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to the Cure Brain Cancer Foundation and may be left at the hall.


MULLIGAN (nee WILLIAMS): Margaret Ann           15 March, 2019 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow. Formerly of Ferro St, Lithgow. Dearly loved sister & sister-in-law of Cecil & Jean (dec), Ethel & Kevin Newton (both dec), Gladys & Allan (dec) Batcheldor, Stanley & Noela, Norma & Michael Walsh, Raymond & Jan and their families.

   Aged 82 years

May she rest in peace

Requiem mass for the repose of the soul of  MARGARET ANN MULLIGAN will be celebrated in St Patrick’s Catholic Church Mort Street, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (22ND MARCH, 2019) AT 11.00AM.  At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass private interment will take place. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club, Catholic Women’s League, Gorrie Ban, Bee Hive & St. Vincent de Paul Society are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Three Tree Lodge & may be left at the church.


MAYERS (nee BRYCE): Jean Lena  11 March, 2019 surrounded by her loving family at Tanderra Nusing Home, Lithgow.  Formerly of the Vale of Clywdd.  Dearly loved wife of Mick (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Pat Bury, Robyn & Neville Rosenberg, Tom (dec), much loved Nan of Leanne, Sharee, Graham, Michelle, Mark (dec), Darren, Scott and of her 14 great grandchildren, and 1 great great grandchild, dear sister of Herb (dec) and auntie of his family.

Aged 92 years

Forever in our hearts

A service for JEAN will be held in St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (15TH MARCH, 2019) AT 11.00AM.   At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the family grave, Anglican  No.1  portion of Lithgow Cemetery.  Members of  Club Lithgow and the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to Australian Cancer Research Foundation and may be left at the church.


NOTSON:  Robert Edward (Bob)        6 March, 2019 peacefully at Kanandah Retirement Village, Mudgee.  Formerly of  Lithgow.  Beloved husband of Margaret (dec), loved father & father-in-law of Mark & Heather, Karen, Grandad of Rowan & Meggan.

Aged 89 years

So Mote it be

Respecting BOB’S wishes a private cremation was held ON WEDNESDAY (13TH MARCH, 2019).


RICHARDS:        Peter 27 February, 2019 suddenly at Nepean Hospital, Kingswood. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Rita (dec), loved father & father-in-law of Mandy & Rob, Christopher & Allan, Lesley & Darren, much loved Grandad of Billy, Rory and Lachy.

Will be greatly missed.

Funeral & committal services for PETER will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (7TH MARCH, 2019) AT 12.00 O’CLOCK. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club Snooker Association, Lithgow Workmen’s Club, Lithgow Vintage Car & Landrover Owner’s Clubs are invited to attend.


SPILLANE:               Andrew Charles (Andy)       18th February, 2019 peacefully at his home in Clarence. Dearly loved husband of Roslyn, loved father & father-in-law of David & Kelly, Mark & Mel, Kim & Adrian, much loved Grandad of his 10 grandchildren & 3 great grandchildren, dear brother of Chris, Tony, John, Ben (deceased) & Paul, fond brother-in-law & uncle of their families.

Aged 72 years.

Forever loved.

Prayers for the repose of the soul of the late ANDREW SPILLANE will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON MONDAY (25TH FEBRUARY, 2019) AT 2.00PM. At the conclusion of the prayers private cremation will take place. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club & the Bathurst Lapidary Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the N.S.W. Cancer Council may be left at the church.


BRADBURY:      Thomas Anthony (Tony)    17 February, 2019 At home surrounded by his loving family. Of Lithgow and formerly of Hazelbrook. Dearly loved husband of Mavis (dec), loved father & father-in-law of David & Cindy, Derrith & Paul Selmes, Debbie & Mark Gibson, much loved Pop of his 9 grandchildren and his 14 great grandchildren.

Aged 83 years.

Forever in our hearts

Home with Mavis

A private family service was held in the chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium ON THURSDAY (21st FEBRUARY, 2019).


SLATTERY:       Raymond Leo (Ray)  10 February, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District  Hospital surrounded by his family.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved husband of Joyce, loved father & father-in-law of Kevin, Karen Graves, Jenny & Dave Hawken, much loved Pop of Matthew, David, Nicole, Andrew, Daniel and their partners, great grandfather of Mikaere, Tama, Kahu, Stephanie, Oliver, dear brother of Bill, Kath, George, Sid, Barrie (all dec) and uncle of their families.

Aged 83 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for RAY will be held in the Chapel of Norwood Park Crematorium, Bradwardine Road, Bathurst ON  (FRIDAY 15TH FEBRUARY, 2019) AT 12.00 O’CLOCK.  Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.


RAMSDEN (nee CASE):       Hilda Noeline  23 January, 2019 peacefully at Cooinda Aged Peoples Home, Lithgow. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Ron (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Kerry & Keith, Mal (dec) & Lyn, Noel (dec), much loved Gran of Katie, Jenni, Michael, Jeff, Elicia, Steve and great Gran of Georgia, Zoey, Jesse, James, Jack, dear sister of Enid and fond aunty of her family.

In her 90th year.

Forever in our hearts.

Funeral & committal services for HILDA NOELINE RAMSDEN will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (8TH FEBRUARY, 2019) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of Inner Wheel, Quota and the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Dementia Australia Research Foundation and may be left at the church.


KELLY:    Geoffrey Bernard (Geoff)  27 January, 2019 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Clarence.  Dearly loved husband of Jenny (dec), loved father & father-in-law of Bernard & Henny, Katrina, Tanya & Dale Pensa, much loved Pop of Tom, Ash and Brady.

Aged 82 years.

Always Loved

May He Rest in Peace

Prayers for the repose of the soul of GEOFFREY will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (31ST  JANUARY, 2019) AT 11.00AM.  At the conclusion of the prayers the cortege will proceed to the Catholic portion of Hartley Cemetery.  Members of the Lithgow Men’s Shed, Lithgow Vintage Motor Club and Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.


FACCHINA (nee CELLINI):  Adele   15 January, 2019 peacefully at Tanderra Nursing Home, Lithgow. Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Amores  (Maurie) (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Anna & Eddie (dec) Ius, David & Catherine, much loved Nanna of Danielle & Stephen, Yvette, Tristan & Bec, Nicholas & Denise, Anjanette & Shamus, great grandmother of Aidan, Keria, Laura & Leonardo, Roseanna, Lilyanne, Xavier, Imogen.

Aged 97 years.

“Forever in our hearts”

A Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of ADELE was held  at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow last FRIDAY, (25TH JANUARY, 2019).


JACOBS (nee BROWN): Gwendoline (Gwen)      10 January, 2019 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow. Of  Lithgow. Dearly loved daughter of Violet & Herbert (both dec), much loved wife of Henry (dec), dear sister, sister-in-law & fond auntie of their families.

Aged 98 years.

Forever in our hearts

A service for GWENDOLINE will be held in the Garden Chapel of  Castlebrook Memorial Gardens & Crematorium, Windsor Road, Rouse Hill ON MONDAY (21ST JANUARY, 2019) AT 11.00AM.


WILLIAMS (nee WATERS):  Mona Gladys  13 January, 2019 peacefully at Cooinda Aged Peoples Home, Lithgow.  Formerly of Bent Street, Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Arthur (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Marion & Jeff Carter, Robyn & Graham Brown, Ian & Georgette, much loved Ma of  Jason, Tracey, Melissa, Amanda, Tania, Jessica, Katrina and her 10 great grandchildren, dear sister of Eddie and Gordon (both dec) and auntie of their families.

Aged 95 years

Forever in our hearts

According to Mona’s wishes a private service was held at the chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium,ON (THURSDAY 17TH JANUARY, 2019).


YOUNG:    Ronald Robert Hugh (Ron)  13 January, 2019 peacefully at Cooinda Aged Peoples Home, Lithgow.  Of Lithgow.  Loving husband of Myra, dear father & father-in-law of Allison & Geoff, Glenn (dec), much loved Pop of Brodie, Tenae & Todd, dear brother & brother-in-law of Owen (dec) & Jean, Bob & Annette and uncle of their families

Aged 85 years

Always Remembered

Funeral and committal services for RON will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (18TH JANUARY, 2019) AT 11.00 AM.   At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Careflight and may be left at the Church.


DOCKER:  Edward George Wybergh (Ted)      5 January, 2019 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow.  Formerly Of Hampton.  Dearly loved husband of Beverley, loved father of Lionel, Jamie, Melissa, Rosanne & father-in-law of their partners, much loved  Grandpa of his 6 grandchildren & 1 great grandchild, dear brother and uncle of their families.

Aged 90 years.

“Forever in our hearts”

A graveside service for EDWARD will be held in the Church of England portion of Lowther Cemetery, ON THURSDAY (10TH JANUARY, 2019) AT 11.00 AM.


LINDSAY:                 Lionel Joseph            24 December, 2018 at Katoomba Hospital. Of Mt. Victoria. Dearly loved husband of Doris, loved father & father-in-law of Ken, John & Angela, much loved Pop of Hollie & Anthony, Hayden & Sarah and great Pop of Rocco, Ariana & Mason, dear brother, brother-in-law & uncle of his family.

In his 86th year.

At peace.

A service for LIONEL will be held in the Blackheath Presbyterian Church, Wentworth Street, Blackheath ON TUESDAY (8TH JANUARY, 2019) AT 10.30AM followed by interment in the Presbyterian portion of Blackheath Cemetery.


KING (nee CULLEN): Marjorie Ann (Marj) 2 January, 2019 peacefully at Tanderra Nursing Home, Lithgow. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Norm (dec), loved sister of Clarrie, Eric, Reg, Rex (all dec) and auntie of their families.

Aged 100 years

Forever in our hearts.

Requiem mass for the repose of the soul of  MARJORIE will be celebrated in St Patrick’s Catholic Church Mort Street, Lithgow ON MONDAY (7TH JANUARY, 2019) AT 12.00 O’CLOCK.  At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass the cortege will proceed to the family grave Catholic No.2 portion of Lithgow Cemetery.


BENNETT (nee LEAN):  Daphne Margaret (Daph)  31 December, 2018 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow.  Dearly beloved wife of Harry, loved mother & mother-in-law of Michael & Dianne, Helen Bennett, Rhys & Jayne, Rachel & Steve, much loved Grandma of John & Liz, Luke & Jo, Jacquie & Todd, Chris & Sigourney, David & Amber, Lindsay, Jason & Zoe, Laura & Zac, Michael, great grandma of Charlotte, Leon, Lexie, Tripp, James, Harrison, Aurora, dear sister of Richard (dec).

Aged 82 Years

Forever in our hearts

A Memorial service for DAPHNE will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON  FRIDAY                        (4TH JANUARY, 2019) AT 1.00PM.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to the National Heart Foundation and may be left at the church.


HALL: William Joseph (Bill)   Born 17 August, 1926 Lithgow. N.S.W. Passed away peacefully in his sleep 24 December, 2018 at Lithgow District Hospital. Dearly loved husband of Lila (dec), loved father of John (Brisbane), Maureen (Bundaberg), Jeanette (Smithfield) and their families.

Privately cremated.

A family gathering will be held at Club Lithgow ON SATURDAY (29TH DECEMBER, 2018) AT 11.30AM.


WOLFENDEN: Donald Leslie (Don) 23 December, 2018 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of  Patty, loved father & father-in-law of Brian (dec), Don & Penny, Carol & Neil, Leanne & Ben and Gary, much loved Pop of Hayley, Hannah, Bayden, Kellsey, Lachlan, Grace and Cameron, dear brother of Arlene, Stan, Kenny, Lyn (all dec), Dale, Kevin, Sharyn, fond brother-in-law & uncle of their families.

   Aged 81 years.

  Forever in our hearts.

  Be good.

Funeral & committal services for DON will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (27TH DECEMBER, 2018) AT 11.00AM.  At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Lithgow District Hospital Palliative Care and may be left at the Church.


KELLY: Cecil James (Cec) 19 December, 2018 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of June, loved father & father-in-law of Paul (dec) & Helen, Mark & Kim, Daryl & Maureen, Catherine & Gareth, much loved Pop of Nicole, Sarah, Daniel, Dylan, Drew, Hayden, Vaughan, Emma, Hannah, Megan and great Poppy of Taya, Sienna, Paul & Noah, dear brother, brother-in-law & fond uncle of their families.

Aged 84 years

An extra — ordinary man

too dearly loved to be forgotten.

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of CEC KELLY will be celebrated in St Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (27TH DECEMBER, 2018) AT 2.00PM. At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass the cortege will proceed to the Lawn No. 1 portion of Lithgow Cemetery.


UPTON:         Christopher Ernest (Chris)              13 December, 2018 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved brother & brother-in-law of Greg & Stephany, loved uncle of Luke, Emily & Tom, loving nephew of Gwenda Robinson.

Aged 59 years.

Dearly missed and always remembered.

Funeral & committal services for CHRIS will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (20TH DECEMBER, 2018) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place.


LINSELL (nee GORRINGE): Edna May 11 December, 2018 peacefully surrounded by her loving family at Ballina Hospital. Of Ballina and formerly of Sydney & Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Bill (dec) beloved mother of Merilyn Moore, Kerrie Bowtell & their families, dear sister of Keith, Joyce and Win (all dec), beloved auntie, great aunt & great great aunt of their families.

        In her 100th year

          Forever in our hearts

Funeral & committal services for EDNA will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (19TH DECEMBER, 2018) AT 1.00PM.  At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place.


DEVENEY (nee WOOD:   Eileen Betty (Betty)  10 December, 2018 suddenly at Bathurst Base Hospital.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Tom (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Ian & Yvonne, Barry & Vicki, much loved Nan of Kylie-Anne & Michael, Natalie, Andrew & Ellescia, Stephen & Nichole, Darren & Kim, Evan & Lauren, great grandmother of Bradley, Rebekah, Clark, Johanna, Bethany, Caesi, Brock, Izabell, Zoey, Morgan, Jordon, dear sister & sister-in-law of Valma & Albert (dec), June & Tom (both dec), Joy & John and auntie of their families.

Aged 89 years

Forever in our hearts

Prayers for the repose of BETTY’S soul will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON TUESDAY (18TH DECEMBER, 2018) AT 12.00  O’CLOCK.  At the conclusion of the prayers a private cremation will take place.  Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.


CRAIG: Alexander Gilchrist (Alec)            10 December, 2018 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly Loved husband of Betty, loved father & father-in-law of John (dec) & Sue, Carol (dec), Jodi & Owen much loved Pop of Shelby, Keegan, Kyle, Mallory and great grandpop of Eli, dear brother of Nancy Hamment (dec) & fond brother-in-law & uncle of the Cooper families.

Aged 85 years.

Forever loved and always in our hearts

Respecting ALEC’S wishes a private cremation took place last Wednesday, (12th December, 2018).


BULKELEY:  (nee HOGAN) Josephine (Josie)  9 December, 2018 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Mick (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Jennifer & Michael, Jo, Kim & Tim, Phillip & Adele, Karen & Mitch, Alison & Troy, much loved Nan of her 14 grandchildren & 9 great grandchildren, dear sister of Matt, Mick and Tom Hogan, Clare Waddell, Joan Robson (all dec), Kath Wood, dear sister-in-law and auntie of their families.

Aged 86 years.

Forever in our hearts

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of JOSEPHINE will be celebrated in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (14TH DECEMBER, 2018) AT 2.00 PM.  At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass the cortege will proceed to the family grave in the Lawn 1 portion Lithgow Cemetery.  Members of Gorrie Ban, Lithgow Golf Club, Lithgow Workmen’s Club and VIEW Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Ladies Auxiliary Lithgow District Hospital and may be left at the church.


SHEATHER:       Geoffrey Dallas (Geoff)  (Sarg)  6 December, 2018 after a long illness at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Little Hartley.  Formerly of Lithgow.  Loving husband of Lee-Ann, loved father & father-in-law of Sandra & Olley, Shelley & Cory, Micheal & Rachel, Mathew & Nichole, stepfather of Lisa (dec), Bradley & Claire, Renee (dec), much loved Poppy of Kiana, Macy, Nate, Rhory, Indy, Manon, Merryn, dear brother, brother-in-law and uncle of their families.

Aged 64 years.

“Pack it up”

Prayers for the repose of the soul of GEOFFREY will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (14th DECEMBER, 2018) AT 11.30AM.  At the conclusion of the prayers the cortege will proceed to the Hartley Cemetery.  Members of the Club Lithgow, FC Club NSW and Lithgow Portland Motorsport Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Trek for Kids and may be left at the church.


WHYTE (nee MARTIN):       Marlene Esther Gaye  6 December, 2018 after a long illness at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of John (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Martyn & Jenelle, Kaylene & Stuart Matthews, John & Joanne, much loved grandma of her grandchildren & great grandchildren, dear sister & sister-in-law and auntie of their families.

Aged 74 years.

Forever in our hearts

Reunited with John

Graveside service for MARLENE will be held at the family grave in the Lawn No.1 Portion of  Lithgow Cemetery ON THURSDAY (13TH DECEMBER, 2018) AT 11.00AM.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to Diabetes Australia and may be left at the graveside.


KELLY (nee RYLES): Barbara Ann  5 December, 2018  peacefully at Bupa Aged Care Clemtom Park.  Formerly of Drummoyne and Lithgow.  Loving wife of David (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Ann, Stephen & Carol, much loved, Da’sMa of Samantha (dec), Lucinda, Amy, Catherine (Cat) & Drew, Alice, great grandmother of Joshua, Riley, Emily, Declan, Miles (Milo), Ivy, dear sister & sister-in-law of Dolores & Malcolm Donnelly, Richard (dec).

Aged 85 years

“Forever in our hearts”

A service for BARBARA will be held it St. Bede’s Anglican Church, College Street, Drummoyne ON MONDAY               (10TH DECEMBER, 2018) AT 11.00AM.   Thence to be followed by committal service ON TUESDAY                       (11TH DECEMBER, 2018) AT 10.00AM at the family grave in the  Anglican No. 2 Portion, Lithgow Cemetery.


McPHAIL:                Roy Edward               26 November, 2018 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Eileen (deceased), loving father of Dianne Eades (deceased), much loved uncle, great uncle & brother-in-law, dear brother of Cecil, Muriel, Les & Bruce (all deceased).

Aged 93 years.

May he rest in peace.

Funeral & committal services for ROY will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON MONDAY (3RD DECEMBER, 2018) AT 11.30AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of the Lithgow Golf Club & the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow & may be left at the church.


HOYE (nee SHARWOOD):   Elaine Margaret  27 November, 2018 peacefully at Coastal Waters Nursing Home, Worrowing Heights. Of Vincentia and formerly of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Tom, loved mother & mother-in-law of Gary & Jenny, much loved Nan of Tegan & Tom Kiely, Aaron & Renee, great grandmother of Remi, Adelaide and baby Hoye due in May, dear sister & sister-in-law of Evelyn & Bill Baker (both dec), Beryl & Alan Webster (both dec), Valda & Richard Delaney (both dec), June & Alfred Summers and auntie of  their families.

Aged 85 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for ELAINE will be held in the Chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura ON MONDAY (3RD DECEMBER, 2018) AT 11.00 AM.


WOOD:   Darren Keith (Daz)   25 November, 2018 peacefully at home.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved son of Don (dec) & Lyn, loving husband of Debbie, loved father of Dashel and Danae, dear brother & brother-in-law of Rob, Luke & Casey, fond uncle of Jaia.

Aged 49 years

Forever in our hearts

Prayers for the repose of DARREN’S soul will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (30TH NOVEMBER, 2018) AT 11.30 AM.  At the conclusion of the prayers a private cremation will take place.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to Cancer Research and may be left at the church.


FITZGERALD (nee EVANS): Florence Evelyn (Eve)  22 November, 2018 peacefully at St. Catherine’s Nursing Home, Bathurst. Of Bathurst & formerly of Higgins Street, Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Athol (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Lyn & Bill Taylor, Kathy & Peter Haley, Allan (dec), Graeme & Dianne, Robert & Rebecca, Margaret & Grahame (dec) Blackley, much loved Nan of Jenny, Kylie, Nicole, Michael, Paula, Daniel, Laura, Sophie, Lucas, Amanda, Jasmine, Alana and their partners, great Fitzynan of her 12 great grandchildren & 5 great great grandchildren, dear sister of Tom, Ronnie, Bobby, Doreen, fond sister-in-law and auntie of their families.

Aged 86 years.

Loved and remembered by all.

Funeral & committal services for FLORENCE EVELYN FITZGERALD will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (28TH NOVEMBER, 2018) AT 1.30PM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club & Lithgow Workmen’s Football Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to St. Catherine’s Nursing Home, Bathurst and may be left at the church.


HODGES:  Geoffrey Robert  12 November, 2018 passed away suddenly at Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane. Of New Guinea.  Formerly of Lithgow.  Dearly loved son of Henry (deceased) & Shirley Hodges, loving husband of Daryl Hodges, loved father of Daniel, Kirsty, Friday, Summer, grandfather of two, dear brother & brother-in-law of Peter & Keiran, Linda & David,  Margaret & Fred.

Aged 56 Years

Forever in our hearts

A service for GEOFFREY will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow   ON FRIDAY (23RD NOVEMBER, 2018) AT 11.00 AM.  At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to Lawn No.2 portion Lithgow Cemetery.


WILLIAMS: Geoffrey Francis (Geoff) 14 November, 2018 peacefully at Cooinda Aged Peoples Home, Lithgow. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Val, loved father of Greg, Sue, Maree, Stephanie, Michelle, Karen, Mark (dec), Matthew, Juilia & their partners, much loved Pa of his 16 grandchildren & 18 great grandchildren, dear brother of Dorothy, Denise (both dec), Jeanette, Michael and fond uncle of their families.

Aged 80 years

Forever in our hearts

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of GEOFFREY will be celebrated in St Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (16TH NOVEMBER, 2018) AT 11.00 AM. At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass private cremation will take place. Members of Club Lithgow are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Lithgow Aged Care & may be left at the church.


GREENTREE:   Larney William  10 November, 2018 suddenly at Nepean Hospital, Kingswood.  Of Lithgow.  Loving husband of Maureen, loved father & father-in-law Robert & Jarrod,  Belinda & Isaac, much loved Grandpa of David, Terri-Ann, Dylan, Jordan, Kendall, Cailey, Logan, great grandfather, dear brother of Lal and uncle of Brett.

Aged 67 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for LARNEY will be held in the Chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura ON FRIDAY (16TH NOVEMBER, 2018) AT 11.00 AM.  Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.


MAGUS: Robert William (Bob)      11 November, 2018 peacefully at Blue Mountains District ANZAC Memorial Hospital, Katoomba. Of  Lithgow . Much loved son of Emilie (dec), dearly loved husband of Alma, loved father & father-in-law of Trudy & John, Chris & Lynne (dec), Guy & Kerry, much loved Pop of Connor, Zeke, Callan, Sophie and Catherine, dear brother & brother-in-law of Nina & Don Fairweather, fond uncle of Janet, Margot & David and their family.

Aged 89 years.

“See you in the Spring”

Funeral & Committal services for ROBERT will be held in the Chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura ON THURSDAY ( 15TH NOVEMBER, 2018) AT 11.30AM. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club & Lithgow Croquet Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to SCIC Cochlear Implant Program and may be left at the Chapel.


FOXLEY (nee JENKINS): Lorraine Joy (Joy)  3 November, 2018 peacefully at Tanderra. Of  Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Norm, loved mother & mother-in-law of Heather & Stuart Charlton, Narelle Foxley, Glenn & Debbie, much loved Nanna of Erin, Tara, Danielle, Sally, Dane, Lyndsay, Monique, Angus, Connor, Matthew, Ellen and their families, dear sister of Betty, Neville, Ronald, fond sister-in-law & auntie of their families.

Aged 82 years.

“Forever Loved”.

Funeral & committal services for JOY FOXLEY will be held in Old Bowenfels Presbyterian Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (9th NOVEMBER, 2018) AT 10.30AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of Club Lithgow & the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Tanderra Nursing Home & may be left at the church.


MORRIS:                  Jeffrey Alan (Jeff)     1 November, 2018 at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Hartley. Dearly loved husband of Barb, loved father & father-in-law of Lia & Steve Jennings, Jason & Jane, adored Pop of Sam, Mitch, Zoe, Evie, Will & Bonnie, loved brother of Vicki (deceased), loving uncle of Daniel & Tonneal, beloved son of Neville & Val (both deceased), fond brother-in-law and uncle of his family.

Aged 67 years.

Forever loved & always missed.

Prayers for the repose of the soul of the late JEFF MORRIS will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (9TH NOVEMBER, 2018) AT 1.00PM. At the conclusion of the prayers private cremation will take place. Members of Club Lithgow are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Melanoma Institute Australia & may be left at the church.


SHEATHER (nee OLIVER):  Glenys May  4 November, 2018 peacefully at home.  Of Lithgow.  Dear daughter of Myra & Porky Oliver (both dec), dearly loved wife of Neville, loved mother & mother-in-law of Kellie & Jason Stewart, Cherie & Jamie Stapleton, much loved Nan of Brittney, Kayley, Logan, Ben, Sam, dear sister of Rowena, Layne, dear sister-in-law & auntie of many and extended family of Brett and Porky.  Please wear something pink in honour of Glenys.

Aged 59 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for GLENYS will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (8TH NOVEMBER, 2018) AT 11.00 AM.   At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.  Members of the Lithgow Business Association and Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to Trek for Kids and may be left at the church.


YEO (nee BURNS):  Margaret Rose  5 November, 2018 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Noel (dec), loving mother & mother-in-law, grandmother, great grandmother, sister & sister-in-law, auntie and a great mate to her many friends.

Aged 76 years

We make a living by what we get,

we make a life by what we give.

Prayers for the repose of MARGARET’S soul  will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (8TH NOVEMBER, 2018) AT 2.00PM.  At the conclusion of the prayers a private interment will take place.  Members of Club Lithgow and Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to Lithgow District Hospital Palliative Care Unit and may be left at the church.


McGRATH:               Ross William (Snow, Ooh-Ahh McGrath)             31 October, 2018 peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Sandra, loved father & father-in-law of Leanne & Charlie Healey, Jamie, Jeremy & Michelle, much loved Pop of Hanna, Lillie, Ava, Jayden, Chloe, dear brother of Dennis, Joy (deceased) & Michelle, fond brother-in-law & uncle of their families. beloved son of Athol & Bessie (both deceased), loved son-in-law of Ron & Kathy Ford (Portland).

Aged 62 years.

Forever loved.

Prayers for the repose of the soul of the late ROSS McGRATH will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (7TH NOVEMBER, 2018) AT 10.00AM thence to be followed by committal prayers in the Rylstone Cemetery at 1.00pm. Members of Club Lithgow & the Portland Golf Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Prostate Cancer Research & may be left at the church.


PERCEVAL (nee BRENNAN):     Nancy Mary Ellen    1 November, 2018 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of  Lidsdale. Dearly loved wife of Trevor (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Sylvia (dec), Don & Janelle, much loved Grandma of Emma & Mick, Michael (dec) & Min, Sophie & Blake, great grandmother of Grace, Alex, Lily and Max, dear sister, sister-in-law & fond auntie of their families.

Aged 93 years.

 Forever in our hearts.

A graveside service for NANCY will be held at the family grave in the Lawn portion of Pipers Flat Cemetery ON TUESDAY (6TH NOVEMBER, 2018) at 11.00AM. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Barnados Australia & may be left at the graveside.


McANDREW:           Cecil Erwin (Cec)      28 October, 2018 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Kathleen, loved father & father-in-law of Wayne & Rhonda, Ellen & Allen McManus, Mark & Teresa, much loved Pop of his grandchildren Donette & Peter, Luke, Ben & Leanne, Gemma & John, Dean, Rachael & Adam, Daniel & Hanna, much loved Pop & Pa of his great grandchildren James, Joshua, Grace, Cameron, Penelope, Stella, Theodore & Raphael, fond brother, brother-in-law & uncle of their families.

Aged 87 years.

Always in our hearts.

Prayers for the repose of the soul of the late CEC McANDREW will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (2ND NOVEMBER, 2018) AT 10.30AM. At the conclusion of the prayers the cortege will proceed to the family grave, Catholic portion of Cullen Bullen Cemetery. Members of Club Lithgow, Lithgow Workmen’s Club & Masonic Brethren are invited to attend.


LEWANDOWSKI: Henry John (Papa) 24 October, 2018 suddenly at Nepean Hospital, Kingswood. Of Penrith and formerly of Wallerawang. Dearly loved husband of Robyn, loved father & father-in-law of Darren & Kelly, Marcus & Vicky, much loved Papa of Charlie, Harry, Gemma, Josh and Harley, dear brother of Irene and fond uncle of her family.

Aged 70 years.

     Forever in our hearts

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of HENRY will be celebrated in Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Wallerawang ON TUESDAY (30TH OCTOBER, 2018) AT 2.00PM.  At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass the cortege will proceed to the lawn portion of Pipers Flat Cemetery. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Cancer Council NSW & may be left at the Church.


MITCHELL:             William Richard (Bill)         13 October, 2018 peacefully at Nepean Hospital, Kingswood. Of Lithgow. Son of Alfred & Eileen Parsons (both deceased).

Aged 78 years.

Funeral & committal services for the late WILLIAM MITCHELL will be held in St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Roy Street, Lithgow ON TUESDAY (30TH OCTOBER, 2018) AT 10.30AM. At the conclusion of the services private interment will take place.

This notice has been published under the authority of the N.S.W. Trustee & Guardian.


BANKS (nee BOURKE):       Carol Patricia  21 October, 2018 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Cullen Bullen.  Dearly loved wife of Ted, cherished mother & mother-in-law of Darren & Kathryn, Brad, much Nan of Mark & Susan, Luke & Kat, Aleasha & Craig, Jordana & Haydn, great grandmother of Sophia-Jane, Kaedynce, Trey, Kattie, James, dear sister & sister-in-law of Beverley & Les (both dec), Margaret (dec) & Barry, Lynn & Rod and auntie of  their families

Aged 72 years

‘Forever in our hearts’

Service for CAROL will be held in St. Brendan’s Catholic Church, Cullen Bullen  ON FRIDAY (26TH OCTOBER, 2018) AT 2.30 PM.  At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the Lawn portion of Cullen Bullen cemetery.  Members of the Cullen Bullen Progress Association and Lithgow Tennis Club (Thursday Ladies Tennis) are invited to attend.


WHITE:   Dennis Frederick  O.A.M.   16 October, 2018 peacefully at Cooinda Aged Peoples Home, Lithgow.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved husband of Doreen, loved father & father-in-law of Steven & Diane, Ric & Christine, much loved Poppy of Gillian & Adam, David & Bronwyn, Pauline & David, James & Mel, Phillip & Tegan, Raymond & Brea, a fond great grandfather of their children, dear brother & brother-in-law of Norman & Avril, Frances & Alan and uncle of their families.

Aged 91 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral & committal services for Dennis will be held in St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (26TH OCTOBER, 2018) AT 11.00AM.  At the conclusion of the services a private interment will take place.  Members of  Gorrie Ban, Lithgow City Rangers Soccer Club, Lithgow Referees Association,  Lithgow City R.S.L. Sub-Branch (wear medals) and  Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.  Please wear bright colors.


REID: David (Dave) 18 October, 2018 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Norma, loved father & father-in-law of Barry & Marilyn, much loved Pop of Kristin, Jonathon & Samantha, Aaron & Emma and David, dear brother & brother-in-law of Betty & Rex (dec) Smart, James & Winifred (both dec), Hazel & Bill Tilley, Lesley & Ron (dec) Cluff, fond uncle of their families & a dear friend of John Barnes & Stan Ryan.

Aged 96 years.

“You’re all I’ve got & all I want”

Funeral & committal services for DAVID will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (25TH OCTOBER, 2018) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the services private interment will take place. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Alzheimer’s Australia and may be left at the Church.


WILSON (nee SKINNER):              Kathleen Lesley (Kath)        14 October, 2018 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Clarence. Dearly loved wife of John, loved mother & mother-in-law of Lee-Ann & Geoff, Sharon & Mick, much loved Nan of her grandchildren Lisa (deceased), Renee (deceased), Bradley, Timothy, Keira & of her great grandchildren Merryn & Nate, fond sister, sister-in-law & auntie of her family.

Aged 80 years.

Always in our hearts.

Funeral & committal services for the late KATHLEEN WILSON will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (24TH OCTOBER, 2018) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Buy-A-Bale Drought Appeal and may be left at the church.


SLAVEN (nee FABAR):  Carol Gloria  18 October, 2018 peacefully at Westmead Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Peter (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of  Rick & Tanya, much loved Nan of Jacinta, dear sister & sister-in-law of Leonie & Paul, Kevin & Marilyn, Brian & Margaret, fond auntie of their families & friend of many.

Aged 69 years.

Forever in our hearts

Funeral & committal services for CAROL will be held in St Paul’s Anglican Church, Roy Street, Lithgow ON TUESDAY (23RD OCTOBER, 2018) AT 10.30AM. At the conclusion of the services private interment will take place. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club & Club Lithgow are invited to attend.


MILES (nee PATTISON):     Susan Joy  14 October, 2018 peacefully at Portland Tabulam Cottages, Portland. Of Portland.  Dearly loved wife of John, cherished mother & mother-in-law of Carla & Adam, Brendon & Courtney, adored Nan of Tyler, Connar, Finn, Parker, Jude, Callie, dear sister & sister-in-law of Brian & Pam, Dennis (dec) & Cherie, Maree & Bob, Carol & Ron, Heather & Raymond and auntie of their families.

Aged 61 years.

Forever in our hearts

Prayers for the repose of SUSAN’S soul will be offered in St. Vincent’s Catholic Church, Portland on MONDAY (22ND OCTOBER, 2018) AT 11.00 AM.   At the conclusion of the prayers the cortege will proceed to the Anglican No.10 portion of  Portland Cemetery.  Members of the Portland Bowling Club, Portland Golf Club and Portland RSL Sport & Recreation Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to  Daffodil Cottage and may be left at the church.


JOHANSEN:   Brook  15 October, 2018 peacefully at his home in Lithgow. Beloved son of Shannon & Noel, Mark & Bev, loved by his family & friends.

Aged 34 years

Always & forever in our hearts

Funeral & committal services for BROOK will be held in the chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura ON FRIDAY (19TH OCTOBER, 2018) AT 1.00PM. Members of Club Lithgow & the Lithgow Men’s Shed are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to L.I.N.C & may be left at the chapel.


DOUGLAS:  David Greig (Dan)  8 October, 2018 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved husband of Marlene (dec), cherished father of Dan, Kylie (dec), much loved Pop of his 6 grandchildren, dear brother & brother-in-law and fond uncle of their families

Aged 74 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for DAVID will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (19TH OCTOBER, 2018) AT 11.00 AM.  At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.


LOUNDAR (nee THOMPSON): Laurel June

14 October, 2018 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Jim (dec), loved mother of Robert (dec), Kelvin (dec), dear sister & sister-in-law and auntie of their families, cherished extended family of Kevin & Helen Blackman, God Mother of Nicole, Natalie, Trent and Nan of their partners and children.

Aged 92 years

Forever in our hearts

A service for LAUREL will be held in St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (18TH OCTOBER, 2018) AT 11.00AM.  At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the Uniting No.2  portion of Lithgow Cemetery.


ROBERTSON:   Patrick Edward  (Pat)  30 September, 2018 peacefully at home.  Of  Portland.  Much loved husband of Carol, loved father & father-in-law of Gordon (dec), James (dec), Geoff & Nalin, Tim, much loved Poppy of Brendan, Mitchell, Chompoo, Elizabeth, dear brother-in-law of Wayne & Hilda and uncle of their family.

Aged 73 years.

Left peacefully, forever in our hearts

Prayers for the repose of the soul of PATRICK will be offered in St. Vincent’s Catholic Church, Portland ON THURSDAY (11TH OCTOBER, 2018) AT 11.00 AM.   At the conclusion of the prayers the cortege will proceed to the Catholic portion of  Portland Cemetery.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to the National Stroke Foundation and may be left at the church.


ELLISTON:              Thomas (Tom)           3 October, 2018 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Deanna (deceased), loved father & father-in-law of Simon, Julian & Kim, much loved Grandad of Joshua & Tom, dear brother of Joy Woznica (Bexley).

Aged 77 years.

Reunited with his beloved Deanna.

Funeral & committal services for the late TOM ELLISTON will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (10TH OCTOBER, 2018) AT 10.00AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Flowers are appreciated but as alternative donations could be considered to the RSPCA and may be left at the church.



QUINN:  Peter Ross (Pedro) 2 October, 2018 peacefully at Milton Hospital. Of Ulladulla & formerly of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Kay (dec) and partner of Joy, loved father & father-in-law of David & Jane, Odette & Owen, Michael & Natalie, Janine (dec), Andrew & Karen, much loved ‘Pop Ped’ of Jacob & Emily, Emily, Tegan, Adam & Grace, Joshua, Mikaylah & Billy, Shaqkyra, Eamyn, Brady & Britt, great grandfather of Nicholas, Evelyn (Evie), Nina, Octavia, Dakiyah, dear brother of Ronald, Milton, Colyn, Deidre (all dec) Graham, Kerry and Kenneth, fond brother-in-law & uncle of their families.

Aged 73 years.

Forever in our hearts

A service for PETER will be held in St Paul’s Anglican Church, Roy Street, Lithgow ON MONDAY (8TH OCTOBER, 2018) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the family grave Lawn No.2 portion of Lithgow Cemetery.


HAWLEY (nee JONES):     Elizabeth Catherine (Liz)    2 October, 2018 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Portland. Dearly loved wife of Tom, loved sister-in-law of Sue, loving aunt of Kate, Coz, Amanda & their families.

Aged 66 years.

Rest in peace.

Requiem mass for the repose of the soul of the late ELIZABETH HAWLEY will be celebrated in St. Vincent’s Catholic Church, Portland ON MONDAY (8TH OCTOBER, 2018) AT 10.30AM thence to be followed by committal prayers in the Maranatha Lawn Cemetery, Bathurst at 1.30pm.


MATHIAS (nee BOYDEN):  Vernita Peggy (Nita)  30 September, 2018 peacefully at Cooinda Aged Peoples Home, Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Ron (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Kim (dec) & Darren Deveigne, Julie & Rodney, much loved Nan of Keegan, Joshua, Shannen, Matty, great grandmother of Hunter, loving sister & sister-in-law of  Billy & Irene (dec), Bobby (dec), Trevor & Denise and auntie of their families.

Aged 75 years

Always in our hearts, never forgotten.

Funeral & committal services for VERNITA will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (4TH OCTOBER, 2018) AT 11.00AM.  At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.  Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to Cooinda Aged Peoples Home and may be left at the church.


SHIRT (nee EVANS): Noreen Marjorie           19 September, 2018 peacefully at Cooinda Aged Peoples Home, Lithgow. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Ron (dec), loved mother of Kieth & Marion, Glenys, Phillip & Sandra, Alan & Kay, Darryl & Sandy, much loved Nana of her 16 grandchildren & 10 great grandchildren, dear sister of Nell, Bill, Frank, George, Phillip (all dec) and Wally, fond sister-in-law & auntie of their families.

Aged 98 years

Always loved

A memorial service for NOREEN will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (28TH SEPTEMBER, 2018) AT 11.00AM. Privately cremated.


DEWS (nee PARTRIDGE): Joy Osborne      7 September, 2018 peacefully at her home. Of Lithgow & formerly of O’Connell.  Dearly loved wife of Col (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Ian, Leanne & Graham, much loved Nan of Brendan and Dana.

Aged 85 years.

Forever in our hearts.

Privately cremated.


KNOX:  David William (Dave)  9 September, 2018 suddenly at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Wallerawang.  Formerly of Lithgow.  Loved son of Bill (dec) & Irene, much loved husband & best mate of Julie, cherished father & father-in-law of James, Sara & Heath, Logan & Jessie, Jordan, much loved Grampy of Desmond.

Aged 60 Years

Forever in our hearts

 A Memorial service for DAVID will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow                                                               ON SATURDAY (15TH SEPTEMBER, 2018) AT 2.00PM.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to Youth off the Street and may be left at the church.


SEYMOUR (nee SARGENT):  Moya Helen  9 September, 2018 peacefully at Portland Tabulam Cottages.  Of Portland.  Dearly loved wife of Don (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Paul & Maree, David & Angela, Janene & Bruce, Allan (dec), much loved Nan of Justin & Lauren, Luke & Leah, Joshua, Chris, Ebony, Ben, Caitlin, Jack, great grandmother of  Letti, Priya, Quade, dear sister & sister-in-law of Norma & Ted (dec), Ron & Kay, Anne & Steve (dec) and auntie of their families.

Aged 77 years.

Sadly missed much loved

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of MOYA will be celebrated in St. Vincent’s Catholic Church, Portland ON MONDAY (17TH  SEPTEMBER, 2018) AT 2.00PM.   At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass the cortege will proceed to the Catholic portion of Portland Cemetery.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to Portland Tabulam Cottages and may be left at the church.


WOODROW (nee DOWNING):     Marjorie Doreen (Marj)      6 September, 2018 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Jack (deceased), loved mother & mother-in-law of Ron & Carol, much loved ‘Grandma Marj’ of her grandchildren Jodie & Jason, Jessica & Kawika and of her great grandchildren Eric, Oliver, Asmarana & Renae.

Aged 95 years.

Forever loved.

Requiem mass for the repose of the soul of the late MARJORIE WOODROW will be celebrated in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON MONDAY (17TH SEPTEMBER, 2018) AT 11.00AM. The Rosary will be recited in the church at 10.30am prior to the commencement of the mass. At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass the cortege will proceed to the family grave Lawn No.1 portion of Lithgow Cemetery. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the St. Vincent de Paul Society & may be left at the church.


EVANS (nee RALPHS):    Janice Ada  7 September, 2018 peacefully at home.  Of Westmead.  Dearly loved mother & mother-in-law of Paul & Kerry, David, Kim & Rebel, much loved Nan of her grandchildren, dear sister of Fay and auntie, special friend of Gordon and Sharon.

Aged 83 years.

Forever in our hearts

Funeral service for JANICE will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (14TH SEPTEMBER, 2018) AT 10.00AM  thence to be followed by a committal service in the Lawn portion of Mudgee Cemetery at 2.30PM.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation and may be left at the church.


McPHAIL (nee MADDEN): Patricia (Pat)   7 September, 2018 unexpectedly & peacefully at Nepean Hospital, Kingswood surrounded by her loving family. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Ron (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Paul & Sharon and Terry–Anne McPhail, Narelle & Glen Story, Peter & Jody, Mark & Jillian and Annette McPhail & George. Loving Grandma of her grandchildren Stephanie & Tim and Baby McPhail, Keryn & Chris, Selene & Jake, Jack & Meagan, Anthony & Jessica, Jarrod, Brenton & Jessica, Emily & Joshua and Baby Jones, Laura & Brent, of her great grandchildren Shante, Allira, Noah, dear sister of Joyce Marjoram, fond sister-in-law of Janice Mansfield, dear aunty, cousin & niece of her family. A friend to many & her beloved dog “MUFFIN”.

Aged 78 years.

“God has her in his keeping, we have her in our hearts”.

Funeral & committal services for PAT McPHAIL will be held in Old Bowenfels Presbyterian Church, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (13th SEPTEMBER, 2018) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place.Members of Club Lithgow & the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Old Bowenfels Presbyterian Church  & may be left at the church.


ROBERTSON:   Patrick Edward (Pat)  30 September, 2018  peacefully at home.  Of Portland.   Much loved husband of Carol, loved father & father-in-law of Gordon (dec), James (dec), Geoff & Nalin, Tim, much loved Poppy of Brendan, Mitchell, Chompoo, Elizabeth, dear brother-in-law of Wayne & Hilda and uncle of their family.

Aged 73 years.

Left peacefully, forever in our hearts

Funeral service details to be updated on Friday afternoon.


ELLISTON:              Thomas (Tom)           3 October, 2018 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Deanna (deceased), loved father & father-in-law of Simon, Julian & Kim, much loved Grandad of Joshua & Tom, dear brother of Joy Woznica (Bexley).

Aged 77 years.

Reunited with his beloved Deanna.

Funeral & committal services for the late TOM ELLISTON will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (10TH OCTOBER, 2018) AT 10.00AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Flowers are appreciated but as alternative donations could be considered to the RSPCA and may be left at the church.


QUINN:  Peter Ross (Pedro) 2 October, 2018 peacefully at Milton Hospital. Of Ulladulla & formerly of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Kay (dec) and partner of Joy, loved father & father-in-law of David & Jane, Odette & Owen, Michael & Natalie, Janine (dec), Andrew & Karen, much loved ‘Pop Ped’ of Jacob & Emily, Emily, Tegan, Adam & Grace, Joshua, Mikaylah & Billy, Shaqkyra, Eamyn, Brady & Britt, great grandfather of Nicholas, Evelyn (Evie), Nina, Octavia, Dakiyah, dear brother of Ronald, Milton, Colyn, Deidre (all dec) Graham, Kerry and Kenneth, fond brother-in-law & uncle of their families.

Aged 73 years.

Forever in our hearts

A service for PETER will be held in St Paul’s Anglican Church, Roy Street, Lithgow ON MONDAY (8TH OCTOBER, 2018) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the family grave Lawn No.2 portion of Lithgow Cemetery.


HAWLEY (nee JONES):     Elizabeth Catherine (Liz)    2 October, 2018 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Portland. Dearly loved wife of Tom, loved sister-in-law of Sue, loving aunt of Kate, Coz, Amanda & their families.

Aged 66 years.

Rest in peace.

Requiem mass for the repose of the soul of the late ELIZABETH HAWLEY will be celebrated in St. Vincent’s Catholic Church, Portland ON MONDAY (8TH OCTOBER, 2018) AT 10.30AM thence to be followed by committal prayers in the Maranatha Lawn Cemetery, Bathurst at 1.30pm.


MATHIAS (nee BOYDEN):  Vernita Peggy (Nita)  30 September, 2018 peacefully at Cooinda Aged Peoples Home, Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Ron (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Kim (dec) & Darren Deveigne, Julie & Rodney, much loved Nan of Keegan, Joshua, Shannen, Matty, great grandmother of Hunter, loving sister & sister-in-law of  Billy & Irene (dec), Bobby (dec), Trevor & Denise and auntie of their families.

Aged 75 years

Always in our hearts, never forgotten.

Funeral & committal services for VERNITA will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (4TH OCTOBER, 2018) AT 11.00AM.  At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.  Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to Cooinda Aged Peoples Home and may be left at the church.


SHIRT (nee EVANS): Noreen Marjorie           19 September, 2018 peacefully at Cooinda Aged Peoples Home, Lithgow. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Ron (dec), loved mother of Kieth & Marion, Glenys, Phillip & Sandra, Alan & Kay, Darryl & Sandy, much loved Nana of her 16 grandchildren & 10 great grandchildren, dear sister of Nell, Bill, Frank, George, Phillip (all dec) and Wally, fond sister-in-law & auntie of their families.

Aged 98 years

Always loved

A memorial service for NOREEN will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (28TH SEPTEMBER, 2018) AT 11.00AM. Privately cremated.


DEWS (nee PARTRIDGE): Joy Osborne      7  September, 2018 peacefully at her home. Of Lithgow & formerly of O’Connell.  Dearly loved wife of Col (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Ian, Leanne & Graham, much loved Nan of Brendan and Dana.

Aged 85 years.

Forever in our hearts.

Privately cremated.


KNOX:  David William (Dave)  9 September, 2018 suddenly at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Wallerawang.  Formerly of Lithgow.  Loved son of Bill (dec) & Irene, much loved husband & best mate of Julie, cherished father & father-in-law of James, Sara & Heath, Logan & Jessie, Jordan, much loved Grampy of Desmond.

Aged 60 Years

Forever in our hearts

 A Memorial service for DAVID will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow                                                               ON SATURDAY (15TH SEPTEMBER, 2018) AT 2.00PM.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to Youth off the Street and may be left at the church.


SEYMOUR (nee SARGENT):  Moya Helen  9 September, 2018 peacefully at Portland Tabulam Cottages.  Of Portland.  Dearly loved wife of Don (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Paul & Maree, David & Angela, Janene & Bruce, Allan (dec), much loved Nan of Justin & Lauren, Luke & Leah, Joshua, Chris, Ebony, Ben, Caitlin, Jack, great grandmother of  Letti, Priya, Quade, dear sister & sister-in-law of Norma & Ted (dec), Ron & Kay, Anne & Steve (dec) and auntie of their families.

Aged 77 years.

Sadly missed much loved 

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of MOYA will be celebrated in St. Vincent’s Catholic Church, Portland ON MONDAY (17TH  SEPTEMBER, 2018) AT 2.00PM.   At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass the cortege will proceed to the Catholic portion of Portland Cemetery.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to Portland Tabulam Cottages and may be left at the church.


WOODROW (nee DOWNING):     Marjorie Doreen (Marj)      6 September, 2018 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Jack (deceased), loved mother & mother-in-law of Ron & Carol, much loved ‘Grandma Marj’ of her grandchildren Jodie & Jason, Jessica & Kawika and of her great grandchildren Eric, Oliver, Asmarana & Renae.

Aged 95 years.

Forever loved.

Requiem mass for the repose of the soul of the late MARJORIE WOODROW will be celebrated in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON MONDAY (17TH SEPTEMBER, 2018) AT 11.00AM. The Rosary will be recited in the church at 10.30am prior to the commencement of the mass. At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass the cortege will proceed to the family grave Lawn No.1 portion of Lithgow Cemetery. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the St. Vincent de Paul Society & may be left at the church.


EVANS (nee RALPHS):    Janice Ada  7 September, 2018 peacefully at home.  Of Westmead.  Dearly loved mother & mother-in-law of Paul & Kerry, David, Kim & Rebel, much loved Nan of her grandchildren, dear sister of Fay and auntie, special friend of Gordon and Sharon.

Aged 83 years.

Forever in our hearts

Funeral service for JANICE will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (14TH SEPTEMBER, 2018) AT 10.00AM  thence to be followed by a committal service in the Lawn portion of Mudgee Cemetery at 2.30PM.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation and may be left at the church.


McPHAIL (nee MADDEN): Patricia (Pat)   7 September, 2018 unexpectedly & peacefully at Nepean Hospital, Kingswood surrounded by her loving family. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Ron (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Paul & Sharon and Terry–Anne McPhail, Narelle & Glen Story, Peter & Jody, Mark & Jillian and Annette McPhail & George. Loving Grandma of her grandchildren Stephanie & Tim and Baby McPhail, Keryn & Chris, Selene & Jake, Jack & Meagan, Anthony & Jessica, Jarrod, Brenton & Jessica, Emily & Joshua and Baby Jones, Laura & Brent, of her great grandchildren Shante, Allira, Noah, dear sister of Joyce Marjoram, fond sister-in-law of Janice Mansfield, dear aunty, cousin & niece of her family. A friend to many & her beloved dog “MUFFIN”.

Aged 78 years.

“God has her in his keeping, we have her in our hearts”.

Funeral & committal services for PAT McPHAIL will be held in Old Bowenfels Presbyterian Church, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (13th SEPTEMBER, 2018) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place.Members of Club Lithgow & the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Old Bowenfels Presbyterian Church  & may be left at the church.


MITCHELL:  Sylvia June  18 August, 2018, peacefully at Bundaberg Base Hospital QLD.  Of Wallerawang.  Dearly loved wife of Stanley (dec), loved mother of Wayne, Yanlin, Mark (dec), much loved Nan of Brendan, Trinity, Luiwei, dear sister of  Jim and Valerie (both dec).

Aged 88 Years

Forever in our hearts

Memorial service for SYLVIA will be held in Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Lidsdale Street, Wallerawang ON WEDNESDAY (12TH SEPTEMBER, 2018) AT 11.00AM.  Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to the Starlight Foundation and may be left at the church.  Privately cremated.


HARRIS (nee KEYSSECKER):      Barbara Mary (Barb) 1 September, 2018 peacefully at Columbia Aged Care, Oberon.  Formerly of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Rolly (dec), loved mother of Paul, dear sister & sister-in-law of Thelma & Lloyd (dec) Marksell, Trevor & Pauline (dec) Keyssecker and auntie of their families

Aged 84 Years

Rest  in peace

A service for BARBARA will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow   ON FRIDAY (7TH SEPTEMBER, 2018) AT 11.00 AM.  At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to Lawn No. 1 portion Lithgow Cemetery.  Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.


KEELEY:  James Henry (Jim)  25 August, 2018 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Tanderra Nursing Home, Lithgow.  Dearly loved husband of Joan, loved father & father-in-law of Bill & Elizabeth, Maree & Bruce Toomey, Peter & Tracey, much loved Pop of his 10 grandchildren & 13 great grandchildren, dear brother & brother-in-law of Robert (dec), Janice & Kevin, Evonne & Robert and uncle of their families.

Aged 78 Years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral & committal services for JIM will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (31ST AUGUST, 2018) AT 12.00 O’CLOCK.  At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place.  Members of  Lithgow Greyhound Club and Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to Tanderra Nursing Home and may be left at the church.


AARTS (nee WAIN): Linda 21 August, 2018 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital with her husband of 26 years by her side. Of Hartley. Dearly loved wife of John, loved mother of Liam, Rebecca (dec), much loved daughter of Frances & John (dec), dear sister & sister-in-law of Alison & Jayson and the Aarts family and fond auntie of their families, sadly missed by her beloved dogs.

Found peace with herself.

 Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of LINDA will be celebrated in St Patrick’s Catholic Church Mort Street, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (31ST AUGUST, 2018) AT 11.00 AM thence to be followed by committal prayers in the Chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura at 1.30pm. Flowers are appreciated, but as an alternative donations could be considered to Cancer Council NSW & may be left at the church.


RUTHERFORD (nee HOLT) : Kathleen Daisy (Kate)          23rd August, 2018 peacefully at Tanderra Nursing Home, Lithgow. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Peter, loved mother & mother-in-law of Peter & Cheryl, Allan & Joanne, much loved Nan of Ashlea, Stacey, Laura, Nathan, Great Nan of Cody & Huck, fond sister, sister-in-law & auntie of their families.

Aged 86 years

May the road rise up to meet you, may the wind be always at your back

May the sun shine warm against your face, may the rains fall softly on your fields

And until we meet again, may God hold you in the palm of his hand.

 

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of KATHLEEN will be celebrated in St Patrick’s Catholic Church Mort Street, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (29TH AUGUST, 2018) AT 2.00PM. At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass private interment will take place. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Tanderra Nursing Home and may be left at the Church.


TREVELLE (formerly PIGGOTT): Michelle Margaret (Shell)       15 August, 2018 suddenly at her home. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved mother & mother-in-law of Josh & Ellissa, Courtney & Daniel, fur baby Marli, much loved daughter of Joan & Leslie (dec) & stepdaughter of Kevin (dec), dear sister & sister-in-law of Lyn & Nev, Darrin and fond auntie of their families.

  Aged 59 years

Taken to soon, forever loved

A service for MICHELLE will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (24TH AUGUST, 2018) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the service private interment will take place. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Nathan Doggett Fundraising and may be left at the Church.


O’BRIEN (nee MARANDA): Joy Winifred (Joyce)  17 August, 2018 peacefully at Wyong Hospital.  Of Wallerawang.  Dearly loved wife of Leo (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Peter & Lanna, Jaqueline (dec), Christine & Dennis Thompson, John & Nina, Johanna & Craig Straney, much loved Nan of her 9 grandchildren and Big Nan of her 9 great grandchildren, dear sister & sister-in-law of Dave & Joyce (both dec), Henry & Roma (both dec), Aileen (dec), June & Laurie (dec) and auntie of their families.

Aged 82 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for JOY will be held in the Chapel of Norwood Park Crematorium, Bradwardine Road, Bathurst ON FRIDAY (24TH AUGUST, 2018) AT 11.00 AM.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to the Leukemia Children’s Foundation and may be left at the chapel.


BUTLER:      Joseph (Joe)               17 August, 2018 peacefully at Tanderra Nursing Home, Lithgow. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Delcie (deceased), loved father of Wayne, Sheryl, Vicki & Narelle (deceased), dear brother, brother-in-law & uncle of his family.

Aged 89 years.

With his Lord

A service for JOSEPH BUTLER will be held in the Lithgow Bible Church, Col Drewe Drive, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (23RD AUGUST, 2018) AT 1.30PM. At the conclusion of the service private interment will take place.


PIGGOTT (nee WEST):  Colleen Claire  16 August, 2018 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Lithgow and formerly of Portland.  Loved wife of Robert (dec), dearly loved mother & mother-in-law of Shaun & Nicole West, Sheena & David  Gill, Owen & David West, Lindsay & Shelley Piggott, much loved Nan of Emerald, Clayton, Dillen, Faith, beloved daughter of Lucy, a dear sister & sister-in-law & auntie of all their families.

Aged 63 years.

Forever in our hearts

A graveside service for COLLEEN will be held in the Lawn  portion of Cullen Bullen Cemetery ON TUESDAY (21ST AUGUST, 2018) AT 11.00AM.  Members of the Portland RSL Sport and Recreation Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to Lithgow District Hospital Palliative Care and may be left at the graveside.


McDONALD (nee LE FEVRE):     Judith Anne

20.3.1943 – 15.8.2018

Aged 75 years

Of Lithgow. Loved wife of Greg, loving mother & mother-in-law of Sean & Brooke, Simon & Sara, very proud & loving grandmother of Nicholas, Timothy, Hugh, Briahna & Jessica, sister & sister-in-law of Tim & Fran, Clare & Patrick, Patricia & Margaret.

Her love will live forever in our hearts

Prayers for the repose of the soul of JUDITH will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON TUESDAY (21ST AUGUST, 2018) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the prayers private cremation will take place. Members of the Lithgow Quota Club and Lithgow Red Cross are invited to attend.


PAUL (nee ROBERTSON): Carol Freda           2 August, 2018 peacefully at her home with her children by her side. Of Lithgow and formerly Mulgoa. Dearly loved mother of Elisabeth and Karl, much loved daughter of Freda & James (both dec), dear sister of Olga and Carl (dec).

Aged 70 years.

“Gladly did she learn and gladly did she teach”

Respecting Carol’s wishes a private service was held in the chapel of Kerry Linegar Funerals ON MONDAY (13th AUGUST, 2018).


CRONIN:      James (Jim)               9 August, 2018 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Peggy, loved father & father-in-law of Gary & Roslyn and Gail, much loved ‘Pop’ of his grandchildren Sarah & Jamie, Doug, Andrew & Jakub and of his great grandchildren Emily, Hana, Max & Natalie, dear brother of Pat (deceased), fond brother-in-law & uncle of their families.

 Aged 89 years

‘See you on the golf course.’

Prayers for the repose of the soul of JIM CRONIN will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON TUESDAY (14TH AUGUST, 2018) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the prayers private cremation will take place. Members of the Lithgow Golf Club & the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow & may be left at the church.


McPHILLAMY: Ben Robert            2 August, 2018 surrounded by his family at home.  Of Clarence.  Dearly loved soulmate of Carolyn, loved father & father-in-law of Allan & Kylie, Keith, Taylor, much loved grandfather of Lilly-Ann, Kaydence, son of Robert & Kay, dear brother & brother-in-law of Ian, Gus & Jaine, Kim & Rod and uncle of their families.

Aged 51 Years

Forever in our hearts  

A service for BEN will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow   ON THURSDAY (9TH AUGUST, 2018) AT 11.00 AM.  At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the  churchyard cemetery of St. Peter’s Anglican Church, Mutton Falls.


POWER:        Niall Patrick              30 July, 2018 peacefully at Cooinda Aged Peoples Home. Of Lithgow. Beloved partner of Denise, loved father of Paul, Katie & Emma, grandfather of Evelyn, dear brother, brother-in-law & uncle of his family.

Aged 66 years

Always in our hearts.

A service for NIALL POWER will be held in the chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura ON WEDNESDAY (8TH AUGUST, 2018) AT 1.30PM. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club, Lithgow Men’s Shed & Masonic Brethren are invited to attend.


WILLIAMS (nee MITCHELL):     Jennifer Kaye            27 July, 2018 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Of Lithgow. Beloved daughter of Tom & Glad Mitchell (both deceased), beautiful wife of Garry, cherished mother of Rebecca & Mitchell, mother-in-law of Michael & Katherine, sister & sister-in-law of Margaret (deceased) & Dale Wolfenden, Lorraine & Billy (deceased) Haley, John & Cindy Mitchell, Barbara & Errol Milliss, aunt of Kylee & Greg, Terriann, Glen & Melanie, Kirstin & Sean, Nathan & Joanne and of the Crane, Milliss & Whitelock families, great aunt of Kristy & Reiss, Josh & Sarah, Maggie & Jessica, great great aunt of Jaxson, Indiana & Evie, niece of Hilda & Jack Gidley and a friend of many.

Aged 62 years

“Our strength is our family.”

A service of thanksgiving for the life of the late JENNIFER WILLIAMS will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (2ND AUGUST, 2018) AT 12.00 O’CLOCK. At the conclusion of the service private cremation will take place. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club, Lithgow Hockey Fraternity & Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Lithgow Palliative Care & may be left at the church.


RUTHERFORD (nee LUCAS): Lola Joyce                 26 July, 2018 peacefully at Tanderra Nursing Home, Lithgow. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Colin, loved mother & mother-in-law of Lyn & Max, Lorraine & David, Margaret & Robert, Jenny & Ross, much loved Nan of her 10 grandchildren & 13 great grandchildren.

  Aged 82 years

 Forever in our Hearts

Prayers for the repose of the soul of LOLA will be offered in St Patrick’s Catholic Church Mort Street, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (2ND AUGUST, 2018) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the prayers private cremation will take place. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Tanderra Nursing Home & may be left at the Church.


MAW: Christopher John (Dusty)           9 July, 2018 passed away tragically at home. Of Kandos. Dearly loved husband of Dianne, devoted father of Caitlan, Nathan and Lachlan, much loved son & son-in-law of Fran & Brian (dec), John & Stanislawa (dec) Mozer, dearly loved brother & brother-in-law of Ben & Sal, Michael & Catherine, Joe, Annemaree and Marianne, fond uncle of their families & missed master.

Aged 47 years

Forever in our hearts,

His memory will live on.

Prayers for the repose of the soul of CHRISTOPHER will be offered in St.  Dominic’s Catholic Church, Fleming Street, Kandos ON WEDNESDAY (1ST  AUGUST, 2018) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the prayers private cremation will take place. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Christopher’s children and may be left at the Church.


SIMPKINS:   Allan Warren (Joe)               24 July, 2018 suddenly at home.  Of Portland.  Dearly loved husband of Lynette, loved father & father-in-law of Narelle & Peter Barnes, Lynda & Andrew Maggs, Gregory, Karen & David Mitchell, much loved Grandfather of Alisa, Katlyn, Luke, Corrine, Rhea, Jake, Zac, and great grandfather of Connor, Zara, dear brother & brother-in-law and uncle of their families.

Aged 80 years

Funeral and committal services for JOE will be held in the Chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura ON TUESDAY (31ST JULY, 2018) AT 11.00 AM.  Members of the Portland Golf Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to Westmead Children’s Hospital and may be left at the chapel.


GUNN: Ronald John

19 January, 1945 – 23 July, 2018 

Of Marrangaroo & formerly of Mount Wilson.

Husband of Dianne,

father of Matthew & Sonya,

grandfather of Jack, Sarah & Aryanne,

brother of Alan (deceased), Fay, Geoffrey & Kevin,

father-in-law, brother-in-law & uncle of their families.

Rest in peace.

A service for RONALD GUNN will be held in the Anglican Church of St. George, The Avenue, Mount Wilson ON FRIDAY (27TH JULY, 2018) AT 11.00AM followed by interment in the adjoining churchyard cemetery.


MURPHY:     Ronald James (Ron)             20 July, 2018 peacefully at his home in Wallerawang. Dearly loved husband of Colleen (deceased), loved father & father-in-law of Garry & Donna, Karen & Nigel Davis, much loved ‘Pa’ of his 11 grandchildren, much loved ‘Great Pa’ of his 14 great grandchildren, dear brother of Roy & Hazel (both deceased), fond brother-in-law & uncle of their families.

Aged 86 years

Forever in our hearts.

Requiem mass for the repose of the soul of the late RONALD MURPHY will be celebrated in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (25TH JULY, 2018) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass private cremation will take place. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club, Lithgow RSL Sub-Branch, St. Vincent de Paul Society & the Lithgow Film Society are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the St. Vincent de Paul Society & the Lithgow RSL Sub-Branch & may be left at the church.


CAFE: Peter Arthur (Hottie)            18 July, 2018 peacefully surrounded by his family at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lidsdale. Loving soulmate of Alana, loved father of Alisha, Brayden, Thomas, Ebony, Preston & father-in-law of Steve, adored Poppy of Ava, dearly loved son of Colin & Betty (both dec) Cafe, son-in-law of Larry (dec) & Lenore Star, cherished brother of Shirley, Joan, Colin, Stephen and brother-in-law of their partners and uncle of their families, special friend of Ray & Tobe.

Aged 66 years.

Forever in our hearts

A service for PETER will be held in St. John the Evangelist Church, Wallerawang ON, TUESDAY (24TH JULY, 2018) AT 11.00 AM. At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the lawn portion of Pipers Flat Cemetery. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club & Club Lithgow are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Leukaemia Foundation & may be left at the Church.


DENHOLM (nee McCRACKEN):   Sarah Jane (Sadie)       16 July, 2018 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Gus (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Neil (dec), Gus & Jenny, Paul, Fiona & Doug, much loved grandmother & great grandmother.

Aged 91 Years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral & committal services for SARAH will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (20TH JULY, 2018) AT 2.00 PM.  At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place.  Members of  Lithgow Legacy and Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to Lithgow Legacy and may be left at the church.


FAIRHURST (nee MILLS formerly HOURIGAN): Dorothy Jean (Dot)       7 July, 2018 peacefully in her sleep at home.  Of Bolwarra and formerly of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Allan (dec) and Brian, loved mother & mother-in-law, Nan & Great Nan,  sister & sister-in-law & auntie of their families. 

Aged 90 years.

Forever in our hearts

A graveside service for DOROTHY will be held at the family grave in the Uniting No.2 portion of Lithgow Cemetery ON FRIDAY (20TH JULY, 2018) AT 11.00AM.


GREEN (nee DEAN):  Vera Marie          14 July, 2018 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Lithgow and formerly of Portland.  Dearly loved wife of Barry (dec).

Aged 54 years.

“Forever in our hearts”

A graveside service for VERA will be held in the Anglican portion of Portland Cemetery, ON THURSDAY (19TH JULY, 2018) AT 11.00 AM.  Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to the N.S.W. Cancer Council and may be left at the graveside.


SKEEN: Barry John (Bazza)          6 July, 2018 passed after a long illness at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Ben Bullen and formerly of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Lyn, much loved brother of Beverley & Andy (dec) Johnson and Tom Skeen, dear uncle of Robert & Vanessa Johnson, fond great uncle of Andy.

Aged 78 years

A kind and loving man.

 Funeral & Committal services for BARRY will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON TUESDAY (17TH JULY, 2018) AT 11.00 AM. At the conclusion of the services private interment will take place. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the RSPCA & may be left at the church.


BARNEBEE ( nee ETHERIDGE): Nance             12 July, 2018 peacefully at Governor Phillip Nursing Home, Penrith. Formerly of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of  Hiram (Barney) (dec).

Aged 95 Years

Privately cremated.


COX (nee ELLIOTT formerly HOPKINS):  Lillian Margaret  (Lil)           9 July, 2018 suddenly at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Hermitage Flat.  Dearly loved wife of Bruce (dec) and Stan (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Alan, John,(dec), Lyn & Mal (dec) Ramsden, much loved Nan of Jenni & Luke, Michael, Jeff, Steven & Jess, Old Nan of Georgia, Zoey, Jack, dear sister of Bob Elliott (dec).

Aged 94 years

Dearly loved, forever in our hearts

Funeral & committal services for LILLIAN will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON MONDAY (16TH JULY, 2018) AT 11.00AM.  At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place. Members of  Lithgow Legacy, VIEW Club & Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to Lithgow Legacy and may be left at the church.


BLACKLEY:  Grahame Rodney (Blakie)          7 July, 2018 suddenly as a result of an accident. Of Portland. Dearly loved husband of Margaret, loved father & father-in-law of Lucas & Rebecca, Amanda & Craig Pearce, much loved Poppy of Emily, Evie, Zoe & Austin, beloved son of Ian (deceased) & Joyce, loved brother of Alma Brackenrig, Warren, Maxine Johnston & Tony, fond brother-in-law & uncle of their families.

Aged 60 years

Forever loved & always in our hearts.

FIGJAM

A service for GRAHAME BLACKLEY will be held in St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Roy Street, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (13TH JULY, 2018) AT 10.30AM. At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the Lawn Portion of Pipers Flat Cemetery. Members of the Portland Golf Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Daffodil Cottage & may be left at the church.


WARNER: Reginald Philip (Reggie)         30 June, 2018 peacefully at his daughter’s home. Of Portland and formerly of Ruby Vale, QLD. Dearly loved husband of Janet (dec), loved father & father-in-law of Lesley & George, Robyn & Terry Lewis, Wayde & Vicki, much loved Pop of Nicole, Danielle, Nathan, Elisha, Lauren, Ashleigh, Jake & their families, dear brother of Jack (dec) & Dick, fond brother-in-law and uncle of their families.

Aged 86 years.

Forever in our Hearts.

A service for REGINALD will be held in St Paul’s Anglican Church, Roy Street, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (6TH JULY, 2018) AT 2.30PM. At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the family grave Lawn No. 1 portion of Lithgow Cemetery. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club, Wallerawang Bowling Club & Portland Bowling Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request in lieu donations could be considered to Westmead Children’s Hospital Cancer Unit and may be left at the Church.


WILSON (nee LANGFORD): Rosemary Dawn                 24 June, 2018  at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Leonard (dec), loved mother of Christian, much loved sister of Bruce, Ralph, Joyce & Patricia, dear sister-in-law and auntie of their families.

Aged 82 years.

Forever in our Hearts.

A service for ROSEMARY will be held in St Paul’s Anglican Church, Roy Street, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (6TH JULY, 2018) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the family grave Anglican No. 2 portion of Lithgow Cemetery.


KEATH (nee MASON):  Christine Ann Susan (Chris)           28 June, 2018 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of  the Vale of Clwydd.  Sadly missed by her carer David and auntie Cheryl.

Aged 54 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for CHRISTINE will be held in St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Roy Street, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (5TH  JULY, 2018) AT 11.00 AM.  At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.


ROEBUCK (nee RYAN): Michelle                  22 June, 2018 suddenly at Nepean Hospital, Kingswood. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife, friend and best mate of Phil, much loved daughter of Jim & Lorraine, dear sister & sister-in-law of Genene & Rodney, Ian (dec), much loved sister-in-law of the Roebuck family & adored auntie of their families.

Forever loved, forever missed.

Funeral & committal services for MICHELLE will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (29TH JUNE, 2018) AT 11.00AM.  At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to W.I.R.E.S and may be left at the Church.


BOYLING (nee WILDS): Aileen Monica           22 June, 2018 peacefully at Sir Thomas Mitchell Aged Care Facility, Illawong. Formerly of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Leo (dec) loved mother of John and Stephen.

Aged 91 years.

    Always remembered

Requiem mass for the repose of the soul of AILEEN will be celebrated in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (28TH JUNE, 2018) AT 12.00 O’CLOCK.  At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass a private cremation will take place.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Ladies Auxiliary Lithgow District Hospital and may be left at the church.


VOUGHT (nee LARKIN): Judith Monica (Judy)        19 June, 2018 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of John (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Graham & Julie, Wayne (dec) & Rita, Kevin & Tracey, David & Nicole, Marianne (dec), Katrina & Robert Serena, much loved Nan of Nicole & Donovan, Yasmin, Angela, Brendon, Lauren, Megan, Isaac, Joseph, Joshua, Ashlea & Matt, Liam, Nicholas, Thomas, Jacob and her great grandchildren Halle, Edie, Lila, Willow, Jude & River, dear sister of Keith, Noel, Mary, Ron, Patty (all dec) Carmel, Jackie (dec), Peter (dec) & Pauline, dear  sister-in-law and auntie of their families.

Aged 84 years

“At home, In Peace.

Requiem mass for the repose of the soul of JUDY will be celebrated in St Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (27th JUNE, 2018) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass the cortege will proceed to the family grave, Catholic No.1 portion of Lithgow Cemetery. Members of the Lithgow VIEW Club, Catholic Women’s League & Meals On Wheels are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Charlie Teo Foundation (Brain Cancer Research) & may be left at the church.


GIBBONS (nee HOTHAM): Mary Elizabeth (Betty)          20 June, 2018 peacefully at Columbia Aged Care, Oberon. Of Black Springs. Dearly loved wife of Morton (dec), loving mother of Eddie, Kerry, Karel, Glennie, Russell (dec), Warwick, Fr. Owen, Des, Jenny, Trevor (dec), Cathy & their families.

Aged 94 years.

Forever loved & always in our hearts.

Now Resting in God’s Care.

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of MARY (BETTY) GIBBONS will be celebrated in St Ignatius Catholic Church, Queen Street, Oberon ON TUESDAY (26TH JUNE, 2018) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass the cortege will proceed to Black Springs Cemetery. Flowers are appreciated but as an alternative donations could be considered to the Australian Cancer Research Foundation and may be left at the church.


WILSON (nee NEBENZAHL): Elizabeth Alice  (Liza)          13 June, 2018 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Lithgow.  Formerly of Strathfield.  Dearly loved wife of Ben, much loved mother of Henry, Rachel and mother-in-law of Louis and dear Grandma of Phoenix.

Aged 78 years.

Forever in our hearts

Funeral service for ELIZABETH will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON, MONDAY (25TH JUNE, 2018) AT 11.00AM.  At the conclusion of the service a private interment will take place.


PRESTON: Edward Sydney (Ted)          17 June, 2018 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lidsdale & formerly of Warragamba / Silverdale. Dearly loved husband of Colleen, loved father & father-in-law of Sandra & Justin Miller, Paul & Alison, Darren & Milissa, much loved Pop of Adam, Steven, Blake, Luke, Kurt, Hayley, Noah & great grandfather of Billy, Peyton, Indiana, Riley, Dustin, dear brother & brother-in-law and fond uncle of their families.

Aged 68 years.

Forever in our hearts.

A service for EDWARD will be held in the Chapel of Norwood Park Crematorium, Bradwardine Road, Bathurst ON FRIDAY (22ND JUNE, 2018) AT 1.30PM. No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to The Australian Cancer Research Foundation and may be left at the chapel.


PRICE (nee REED):   Fenella (Fenn)             12 June, 2018 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow.  Of Lithgow. Loving wife of Herb (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Graham & Cheryl, Diane & Tony, John & Annette, much loved grandmother & great grandmother.

Aged 97 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for FENELLA will be held in the Chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura ON THURSDAY (21ST JUNE, 2018) AT 10.00 AM.


BATCHELDOR:  Allan James (Al)           7 June, 2018 peacefully at Home.  Of Mount Colah, Sydney.  Formerly of Lithgow.  Much Loved husband of Gladys, loved father & father-in-law of Kim & Kim, dearly loved Pop of Aaron, Dean, Jake, dear brother of Jess Bennett & brother-in-law of  Cecil, Ethel (dec), Margaret, Stanley, Norma, Ray and uncle of their families.

Aged 85 years

Forever in our hearts

 Funeral service for ALLAN will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow  ON MONDAY ( 18TH JUNE, 2018) AT  11.00 AM.  At the conclusion of the service private interment will take place.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to Cancer Council N.S.W. and may be left at the church.


BARROW:   Kellie Ann       6 June, 2018 suddenly at home.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved mother of Zoe, Dylan, Haymish, Aydin, much loved daughter of Stephen & Karen (dec) & stepdaughter of Vicki, loved granddaughter of Wyn & Les (dec) Barrow, Connie & Pal Nightingale (both dec), will be sadly missed by her extended family.

Aged 40 years

Always remembered

Prayers for the repose of the soul of KELLIE will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (15TH JUNE, 2018) AT 11.00 AM.  At the conclusion of the prayers a private cremation will take place.  Members of Club Lithgow and Lithgow City Rangers Soccer Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request  and in lieu donations could be considered to Kellie’s children and may be left at the church.


HAMMENT: Raymond George (Pip)           4 June, 2018 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of  Nolene, loved father & father-in-law of Darrin, Scott & Sharon, Frazer & Rebecca, much loved Pop of Richelle, Shahna, Samuel, Emily, Katie, Olivia, dear brother & brother-in-law of John & Nancy (both dec), Heather & John (dec) Kelly, Brian & Pat Conran and fond uncle of their families.

Aged 78 years.

Forever in our hearts.

   Resting in Peace.

Funeral & committal services for PIP will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (8TH JUNE, 2018) AT 11.00AM.   At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place.  Members of the Lithgow Golf Club & the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Cancer Council NSW and may be left at the Church.


CORRADINI: Raoul Daniel (Ray)                3 June, 2018 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow. Of Marrangaroo. Dearly Loved husband & soulmate of Dawn, loved father & father-in-law of Paul & Andrea, Catherine & Carl Toson, much loved Grandad of Eliesha, Daniel, Breeanna, Isabella, Faith, loved son of Maria & Josef (both dec), dearly loved son-in-law of Harry & Daphne Gaite (both dec), dear brother of Ginette, Nerine (both dec), dear brother-in-law & uncle of their families.

Aged 82 years.

Somewhere with a book in his hand.

          Forever in our hearts.

Respecting RAY’S wishes a private graveside service was held last Wednesday, (6th June, 2018) at Pipers Flat Cemetery .


STANLEY:          Keith William  24 May, 2018 peacefully at Nepean Hospital, Kingswood.  Of Portland.  Formerly of  Wilberforce.  Dearly loved partner of Sheryl, loved son-in-law of Pat Leek, loving brother & brother-in-law, dear uncle of Nathan, Jodie, Melinda and their families, friend of many.

 

Aged 68 years.

Forever in our hearts

Funeral & committal services for KEITH will be held in the chapel of Norwood Park Crematorium,  Bradwardine Road, Bathurst  ON MONDAY (4TH JUNE, 2018) AT 11.30 AM.  Members of the Lithgow Greyhound Club and Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.


ROSS:   Ian Douglas    27 May, 2018 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow & formerly of Medlow Bath. Dearly loved husband of Pat (deceased), loved father of Macgregor Ross & Deanne Aarts, much loved Grandad of Talii, Rosa, Maya, Helayna & of his great grandchild Alaryck.

Aged 77 years.

Ian was a life member of the Medlow Bath volunteer bushfire brigade. Respecting IAN’S wishes a private interment took place last Friday (1st June, 2018) in the lawn No.2 portion of Lithgow Cemetery.


MURNANE: Michael Francis (Mick) 24 May, 2018 peacefully at Bear Cottage, Manly. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved son of Leo & Julie, loved brother of Paddy (dec), much loved grandson of Moira & Paddy (dec) and Heather & Allan (dec) Clarke, loved nephew of his aunties & uncles and a dear cousin.

 Aged 17 years

May he rest in peace

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of MICHAEL will be celebrated in St Patrick’s Catholic Church Mort Street, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (1ST JUNE, 2018) AT 11.00 AM. At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass private interment will take place. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Bear Cottage & may be left at the church.


WHALAN:  Angel Maria-Joy  14 April, 2018 tragically at home.  Of Capertee.   Dearly loved daughter of  Paul & Colleen, special granddaughter of Graham Whalan (dec), Donald & Kerrie Bates (both dec) and John Lothian, loving God Daughter of Angel Burns and John O’Heir, dear sister of Jayden, Kurt, Kysen, Jessie, Alecia, and much loved pet dog Hope.

Aged 2 years

Forever by our sides

Funeral and committal services for ANGEL will be held in St. Stephen’s Anglican Church, Portland  ON WEDNESDAY (30TH MAY, 2018) AT 2.00 PM.  At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to  the Anglican Parish of Lithgow and may be left at the church.


LOWE (nee THOMPSON):             Audrey Margaret      19 May, 2018 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lowther. Dearly loved wife of Fred (deceased), loved mother & mother-in-law of Katie & Andrew White, John & Margie, much loved Granny of Anna, Nick, Charlie & Will, dear sister of Barbara Grady (deceased) & Rose Bagot.

Aged 86 years.

Funeral & committal services for AUDREY will be held in St. John The Evangelist Anglican Church, Hartley ON WEDNESDAY (30TH MAY, 2018) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the National Heart Foundation & may be left at the church.


KARINI:  Haua (Howie)  19 May, 2018 peacefully at St. Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney.  Of  South Granville.

Aged 68 Years

“Forever in our hearts”

Funeral service will be held in St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Roy Street, Lithgow on TUESDAY (29TH MAY, 2018) AT 10.00AM.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Hearts for Animals and may be left at the church & graveside.


COOKE (nee WEBB & formerly HONEY):    Janet Maree (Jan)   11 May, 2018 suddenly at Cooinda Aged Peoples Home, Lithgow. Formerly of Mt. Victoria. Dearly loved wife of Peter, former wife of Michael, loving mother & mother-in-law of Tanya & Scott Morris, Kim & Rochelle, Kristie & John Kearney, much loved ‘Ma’ of Tristan, Mollie, Mitchell, Kaylee, Jasmine, Seamus, Rhys, Corey & Ty, beloved daughter of Russell (deceased) & Ethel, dear sister of Rodney & John, fond sister-in-law & auntie of their families.

Aged 65 years

At peace & forever in our hearts

A service for JAN will be held in St. Peter’s Anglican Church, Great Western Highway, Mt. Victoria ON MONDAY (28TH MAY, 2018) AT 12.00 O’CLOCK. At the conclusion of the service private cremation will take place. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Lithgow Aged Care & may be left at the church.


SECKOLD (nee SHEPHERD): Maisie Jeanette 17 May, 2018 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Ted, loved mother & mother-in-law of Ralph & Bernadette, Mark & Debbie, much loved Nan of Chris & Jennifer, Ben & Rowen, Michael & Larissa and her 10 great grandchildren, dear sister, sister-in-law and fond auntie of their families.

Aged 88 years.

Forever in our Hearts.

Funeral & committal services for MAISIE will be held in St Paul’s Anglican Church, Roy Street, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (25TH MAY, 2018) AT 1.00PM. At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club, Club Lithgow & the Lithgow Tennis Association are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Lithgow Hospital & may be left at the church.


WEAVER (nee O’NEILL):             Catherine Mary (Angela)     18 May, 2018 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Alf, loved mother & mother-in-law of Michael & Jan, Marie & Alan Cherry, Anthony & Sue, much loved Nanna of Alexis, Kate, Kristina & Steve, Gareth & Alex, Morgan, Joshua, Matthew & Blake, loving aunt of Carmel & Lynette,

In her 89th year.

May she rest in peace.

Requiem mass for the repose of the soul of CATHERINE (ANGELA) WEAVER will be celebrated in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (23RD MAY, 2018) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass the cortege will proceed to the Lawn No.1 portion of Lithgow Cemetery. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the St. Vincent de Paul Society & may be left at the church.


BICE:  Cameron Ross (Cammo)  7 May, 2018 approximately.  Suddenly at Katoomba.  Dearly loved son of Lynette & Ken (dec), and much loved nephew and cousin of many.

Aged 43 years

“Forever in our hearts”

Funeral and committal services for CAMERON will be held in St. Peter’s Anglican Church, Mt. Victoria ON TUESDAY (22ND MAY, 2018) AT 1.00PM.  At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to the Black Dog Institute and may be left at the church.


SIMMONS:  (nee McKENZIE)  Amber Leigh  14 May, 2018 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Pipers Flat.  Dearly loved wife of Mark, loving mother of Ally and Ben, much loved daughter of Colin & Jenny McKenzie and daughter-in-law of Ron & Wendy Simmons, dear sister & sister-in-law of Matthew & Amy, Sharon & Jason, Gavin & Lauren, Scott & Renae, Brett & Kristy, Erin and auntie of their families.

Aged 36 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for AMBER will be held in Old Bowenfels Presbyterian Church,  ON FRIDAY (18TH MAY, 2018)  AT 2.00PM.  At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Daffodil Cottage, Bathurst and may be left at the church.


RAINES (nee HAKE): Libby 10 May, 2018 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of “Merry Garth”, Mount Wilson. Dearly loved wife of Keith, loved mother & mother-in-law of Peter & Linda, Robert & Tina, Beth much loved Granny of Pip, Molly, Bill, Jack, dear sister of Marianne, Cecily & sister-in-law of Betty. A memorial service to celebrate Libby’s life will be held in the Anglican Church of St. George, The Avenue, Mount Wilson ON FRIDAY (18TH MAY, 2018)AT 11.00AM. Privately Cremated.
No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to the Anglican Church of St George, Mount Wilson and may be left at the Church.


COLLINS: Clive William (Stumpy) 9 May, 2018 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow. Of Mount Lambie. Dearly loved husband of Milly, loved father & father-in-law of Grahame & Cheryl, David, much loved Pop of  Matthew & Jamie, Amanda & Corey and little Pop of Keeley, Brayden, Lexie, Fletcher, dear brother of Arthur, Edna (both dec), Horrie and fond uncle of their families.

Aged 85 years.

Forever in our hearts

A service for CLIVE will be held in St. John the Evangelist Church, Wallerawang  ON, WEDNESDAY (16TH MAY, 2017) AT 10.30AM.  At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the lawn portion of Pipers Flat Cemetery. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Three Tree Lodge & may be left at the Church.


LYONS (nee ASHE): Daphne Wyneta 1 May, 2018 peacefully at Tanderra Nursing Home. Of Lithgow. Wife of Douglas (dec), adored partner of Robert, loved mother & mother-in-law of Sharelle & Michael MacRae (Parkes), Cherisse & Michael (Canberra), Gavin, stepmother of Brian, Bradley & Shauna, much loved grandmother (Ma) of Eathan, Connor, Jacob, Stuart, Angelina, dear sister of Albion, Reg, Phyllis, Nellie (all dec), Mai, fond auntie & great auntie of their families and special friend of many.

    Aged 76 years.

    Lovingly remembered.

     With us always.

A service for DAPHNE will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (11TH MAY, 2018) AT 11.00AM.  At the conclusion of the service private interment will take place. Members of the Lithgow Musical Society, Lithgow Valley Film Society & the Lithgow Workmens Club are invited to attend.


McINTOSH:              Judith Anne (Judy)   26 April, 2018 peacefully at Nepean Hospital, Kingswood. Of Lithgow. Loved daughter of Peter & Joy McIntosh (later Joy Langley), step-daughter of Bill Langley (all deceased), dear sister of Penny Ricketts, Andrew & Matthew Langley, aunty of Ben, Jeff, James, Ryan, Arlo, Jessica & Tarik.

Funeral & committal services for JUDY will be held in the Chapel of Kerry Linegar Funerals, 157 Mort Street, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (11TH MAY, 2018) AT 11.30AM thence followed by private cremation.


SABO:            Agnes Janja   25 April, 2018 peacefully at Cooinda Aged Peoples Home. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Steve (deceased), loved mother of Julie & Jerry.

Aged 88 years.

Forever in our hearts.

Requiem mass for the repose of the soul of AGNES SABO will be celebrated in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON MONDAY (7TH MAY, 2018) AT 10.00AM. At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass the cortege will proceed to the family grave Catholic No.2 portion of Lithgow Cemetery.


SULLIVAN: Desmond Edward (Des) 29 April, 2018 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge surrounded by his loving family. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Marlene, loved father & father-in-law of Darren & Leonie, Bryan & Kerri, Grant & Fabiola, Johanna & Michael, much loved Pop of Stephen & Amber, Matthew & Kiah, Christopher & Natalie, Benjamin & Emily, Aaron & Alysha, Bradley, Caitlin, Adela, Grandpa of Olivia, Ari, Oliver, Archer, Aubrey. Much loved son & son-in-law of Mick & Esme and Ern & Margaret Thurlow (all dec), dear brother & brother-in-law of Graham (dec) & Sandra, Don & Shirley, Jeanette & John (both dec), Gladys (dec) & Ross, Roy (dec) & Coral, Ray and fond uncle of their families, dear friend of Allan & Lyn.

In his 82nd year.

Forever in our hearts

A service for DES will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (4TH MAY, 2018) AT 11.00AM.  At the conclusion of the service private interment will take place. Members of the City of Lithgow RSL Sub-Branch (medals to be worn) are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the RSPCA and may be left at the Church.


WATSON (nee McKENZIE):          Jocelyn Augusta        28 April, 2018 unexpectedly at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Freddy (deceased), loving mother & mother-in-law of Christine & Peter, loved sister of Leone Wilmot (deceased), dear sister-in-law & auntie of her family.

In her 94th year

Reunited with Dad.

Respecting JOCELYN’S wishes a private family service was held in the chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium on Thursday 3rd May, 2018.


CONDON:     Iris Mary Olga          26 April, 2018 peacefully at Portland Tabulam Health Centre. Of Portland. Loving aunt of Vernon (deceased), Yvonne Finney & their families.

In her 105th year

May she rest in peace.

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of IRIS will be celebrated in St. Vincent’s Catholic Church, Portland ON WEDNESDAY (2ND MAY, 2018) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass the cortege will proceed to the family grave, Catholic portion of Portland Cemetery. Members of the Portland RSL Sport Recreation Club & the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Portland Tabulam Health Centre & may be left at the church.


BRODIE (nee BOURKE):     Faye Josephine  17 April, 2018 peacefully at Tanderra Nursing Home, Lithgow.  Formerly of Portland.  Dearly loved wife of Dinney (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Sharon (dec), Mark (dec), Deborah (dec) & John Ferris, Rodney & Felicia, much loved Nan of Steven (dec), Jason, Christopher, Bree, Larissa, Daniel, Luke, great grandmother of Maddison, a dear sister & sister-in-law (all dec) & auntie of their families, a special friend of Dianne.

Aged 75 years.

Gone Home

Respecting FAYE’S wishes a private graveside service was held ON FRIDAY (27TH APRIL, 2018) at Rydal Cemetery.


WILSON: Bowman Colin (Bow)     20 April, 2018 unexpectedly at Lithgow District Hospital. Of  Lithgow. Dearly loved son of Bon & Bede (both dec), loved brother & brother-in-law of Leonie & John Brown, much loved uncle of Michael, Simon, Timothy and great uncle of Jessup, Roni and Ryan.

Aged 79 years.

Always remembered

A service for BOWMAN will be held in the East Chapel of Northern Suburbs Memorial Gardens & Crematorium, Delhi Road, North Ryde ON THURSDAY (26th APRIL, 2018) AT 11.30AM. Members of Probus, the Lithgow Garden Club & Lithgow Workmen’s Club are welcome to attend. No Flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Fred Hollows Foundation & may be left at the Chapel.


TOWNSEND (nee JARMAN):   Barbara Marion (Barb)  18 April, 2018 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Lithgow.  Loving wife of Bert, dearly loved mother & mother-in-law of Kim & Ray, Stephen & Pat, Paul, much loved Nan of Mark, Nathan, Jessica & Tom, dear sister & sister-in-law of Tom & Sue, Peter & Irene and auntie of their families.

Aged 73 years

Forever in our hearts

Prayers for the repose of BARBARA’S  soul will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON TUESDAY (24TH APRIL, 2018) AT 3.00PM.   At the conclusion of the prayers a private interment will take place.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to Tanderra Nursing Home and may be left at the church.


JENNINGS (nee EVES):  Shirley Margaret (Shirl)  17 April, 2018 suddenly at St. Catherine’s Residential Aged Care, Bathurst.  Formerly of Portland.  Dearly loved wife of Allan (Shorty) (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Vicki, Gail & Geoff Turner, Dennis & Yvonne, much loved Nan of Sal & Andrew, Nikki & Nigel, great grandmother of Emily, Ethan, Mason, Bria, Keaton, dear sister & sister-in-law of Danny & Shirley, Nolene, Barry & Judy, Peter (dec) & Janice, fond auntie of their families.

Aged 78 Years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral service for SHIRLEY will be held in St. Stephen’s Anglican Church, Portland ON FRIDAY (20TH APRIL, 2018) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the Lawn Portion of Portland Cemetery.


FLYNN (nee O’DONNELL):          Kathleen Rose (Kath)           16 April, 2018 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of South Bowenfels. Dearly loved wife of Noel, loved Mum of Rowena, Jimmy, Malissa, Bec & their families, loving sister of Mary Craig, loved aunty of Bernadette & her family.

Always in our hearts.

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of KATH FLYNN will be celebrated in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON TUESDAY (24TH APRIL, 2018) AT 12.30PM. At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass private interment will take place. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Lithgow Palliative Care & may be left at the church.


PICK:             Kevan Michael          10 April, 2018 peacefully at his home surrounded by his loving family. Of Lithgow. Beloved husband of Anne, loved father to Blake & Jayde and Cherie, much loved Poppy of Tyler & Preston, dearly loved son of Kathy & Steve.

Aged 50 years.

Forever loved.

A graveside service for KEVAN will be held in the Lawn No.2 portion of Lithgow Cemetery ON TUESDAY (17TH APRIL, 2018) AT 10.00AM thence to be followed by a celebration of KEVAN”S life to be held in St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Lithgow AT 11.00AM. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to L.I.N.C and may be left at the church.


SPACKMAN:   Dennis Bruce (Spacko)  3 April, 2018 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow.  Of Lithgow. Loved father & father in-law of Scott & Joslyn, Sandra & Mark, much loved Grandpa of Harley & Sarah, Jack, Georgia and great grandfather of Savannah, Lachlan, dear brother & brother-in-law and uncle of their families.

 Aged 70 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for DENNIS will be held in the Chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura ON MONDAY (16TH APRIL, 2018) AT 12.30 PM.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Diabetes Australia Research Trust and may be left at the chapel.


LAMBERT:   (nee MILLS)  Patricia Anne (Pat)  23 March, 2018 peacefully at Nepean Hospital, Kingswood.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Bob (dec), loved mother of Sophie and Karen, cherished Nanny Pat of Ava and Olivia.

Aged 78 years

“Always loved”

A graveside service for PATRICIA will be held in the Anglican No.2 portion of Lithgow Cemetery ON TUESDAY (3RD APRIL, 2018) AT 11.00AM.


KELLY:     John Barry  19 March, 2018 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Portland.  Dear friend of Steven & Sandra, Ron Bidwell, Val, Kym, Cassie, Wayne.

Aged 87 years.

Forever in our hearts.

According to JOHN’S wishes a private service was held in the Chapel of  Kerry Linegar  Funerals, last Friday (23RD MARCH,  2018).


LANE:            Mark Anthony (Laney)        23 March, 2018 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband & soulmate of Amanda, devoted & cherished dad of Sophie, Mackenzie & Cooper, loved son of Cheryl & John, loving brother & brother-in-law of Kym & Michael, Trevor, Stuart & Michelle, loved son-in-law of Maree & Roger Buck, loving uncle of Riley, Mitchell, Cameron, Dean, Cassidy, Cody, Tyler and a mate to all who knew him.

Aged 45 years.

Forever loved & always in our hearts.

A service for MARK will be held in St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (28TH MARCH, 2018) AT 2.00PM. At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the lawn portion of Pipers Flat Cemetery. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Lithgow Palliative Care & may be left at the church.


MULHOLLAND:     Donald (Don, Dutchy)          20 March, 2018 peacefully at Katoomba. Dearly loved husband of Pam (deceased) & her family, loved brother of Barry, Wally, Jim (deceased), Julie Beggs & their families.

Aged 85 years.

A special man.

Prayers for the repose of the soul of DONALD will be offered in the chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura ON WEDNESDAY (28TH MARCH, 2018) AT 11.00AM.


BANNING:                Ian      19 March, 2018 peacefully at his home in Marrangaroo. Dearly loved husband of Denise (deceased) & Sue, loved father & father-in-law of Greg & Marnell, Joanne, Matthew & Emily, loved Step-father of Mark & Paula, much loved Grandad of Dylan, Morgan, Emerson, Halle, Zoe & Max.

Aged 75 years.

Forever loved & always in our hearts.

Funeral & committal services for IAN will be held in St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (23RD MARCH, 2018) AT 1.30PM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of the Lithgow Vintage Car Club & the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Lithgow Palliative Care & may be left at the church.


O’BRIEN: Leo John (Scrubby)  18 March, 2018 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Wallerawang. Dearly loved husband of Joyce, loved father & father-in-law of Peter & Lana, Jacqueline (dec), Christine & Dennis Thompson, John & Nina, Johanna & Craig Straney much loved Pop of his grandchildren & great grandchildren, dear brother & brother-in-law and uncle of their families. COCK-A-DOODLE-DOO & WORKIES TOO.

Aged 84 years

‘Forever in our hearts’

A Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of LEO will be celebrated in Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Lidsdale Street, Wallerawang ON FRIDAY (  23RD MARCH, 2018) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the prayers following the Mass private cremation will take place. No Flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Leukemia Children’s Foundation & may be left at the Church.


HAYES (nee ORR):              Rosemary (Rose)  15 March, 2018 peacefully at Nepean Hospital, Kingswood. Of Lithgow & formerly of Windsor. Dearly loved wife of Steve, loved mother & mother-in-law of Chris & Jodie, Bernadette & Bryan, Jessica & Chief, Lisa & Andrew, loving grandmother of Lily, Noah & Charlee, dear sister, sister-in-law & auntie of her family.

Aged 57 years.

Forever loved & always in our hearts.

Funeral & committal services for ROSEMARY will be held in the chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura ON WEDNESDAY (21ST MARCH, 2018) AT 11.00AM. Members of Club Lithgow & the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the NSW Cancer Council & may be left at the chapel.


BEASLEY (nee CORNFORD):  Dawn   12 March, 2018 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Portland.  Dearly loved wife of Doug, loved mother & mother–in-law of Robert & Sherrell, Lenny & Shannon, much loved Nan of Nick, Alyssa, Lachlan, Brent, Jayden, Jarrod, Annabelle, dear sister & sister-in-law of Emy & Peter (both dec), Tom (dec), Pat & John (both dec), Lorraine (dec) & Kevin, Marjorie & Norm (dec), Coral, Robert and auntie of their families.

Aged 72 years.

“Forever in our hearts”

A graveside service for DAWN will be held in the Lawn portion of Pipers Flat Cemetery, ON FRIDAY (16TH MARCH, 2018) AT 11.00 AM.


COPE (nee WEST): Jill Margaret  9 March, 2018 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lidsdale. Dearly loved wife of John (deceased), loved mother & mother-in-law of Michael, Graham & Sarah, Sue, much loved Nanna of Dylan, dear sister, sister-in-law & auntie of her family.

Aged 78 years.

Forever in our hearts.

Respecting JILL’S wishes a private family service was held in the chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium last Tuesday.


WYE (nee LAURENSON):   Susan Elizabeth (Sue)  4 March, 2018 suddenly on holidays.  Of Wallerawang and formerly of Rydal.  Dearly loved wife of Dick, a dear sister & sister-in-law and auntie.

Aged 69 Years

‘Forever in our hearts’

Funeral and committal services for SUSAN will be held in the Chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura ON WEDNESDAY (14TH MARCH, 2018) AT 11.00AM.  Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to NSW Cancer Council and may be left at the chapel.


SINNETT:     Kevin Patrick Laurence (Speed)

Born 11.2.1945 – Died 3 March, 2018

Peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital after a long illness. Of Lithgow. Beloved son of Jerry & Mary (both deceased), loved brother & brother-in-law of Barry (deceased), Gary (deceased) & Maureen, loving uncle of Peter & Linda, Julie & Adrian, loving great uncle of Byron, Millie, Ellie, Dusty & Rose, dear nephew of Archie & Olive and Mavis.

Always in our hearts.

Prayers for the repose of KEVIN’S soul will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (9TH MARCH, 2018) AT 2.00PM. At the conclusion of the prayers private cremation will take place. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club, Retired Railwaymen’s Association & the Suit Club are invited to attend.


KIRK (nee LAMM): Karlene Alice 3 March, 2018 peacefully at Springwood Hospital. Of Wallerawang and formerly of Faulconbridge. Dearly loved wife of Les (dec), loved mother of Gregory (dec), Stephen (dec), Rusty (dec), Cheryl, Michelle & mother-in-law of their partners, much loved Nan of her 9 grandchildren and Granny of her 8 great grandchildren & Peanut, a dear & loving auntie.

   Aged 78 years

Forever in our hearts.

Requiem mass for the repose of the soul of  KARLENE will be celebrated in St Patrick’s Catholic Church Mort Street, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (9TH MARCH, 2018) AT 11.00AM.  At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass the cortege will proceed to the Catholic 2 portion of Lithgow Cemetery. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Springwood Hospital & Beehive and may be left at the church.


WILLIAMS (nee SHEPHERD):     Beryl Anne  28 February, 2018 unexpectedly at Nepean Hospital, Kingswood. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Dick, loved mother & mother-in-law of Sharlene & Mark Sheppeard, Michelle & Anton King, Paul (deceased), much loved ‘Granma’ of Chris & Jaclyn, Tiarne & Scott, Luke, Daniel & Amy, Brodie & Jess, Bailey, Ryder, Oakleigh, much loved great ‘Granma’ of Theo, dear sister of Barry, Kay & Stephen, fond sister-in-law & auntie of their families.

Forever loved & always in our hearts.

Funeral & committal services for BERYL will be held in St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (7TH MARCH, 2018) AT 2.00PM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of the Lithgow VIEW Club are invited to attend. Please wear bright colours to celebrate Beryl’s life.


CROOK (nee WRAY):        Jean Florence  1 March, 2018 peacefully at Cooinda Aged Peoples Home, Lithgow. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Alwin (deceased), loved mother & mother-in-law of Dennis & Marlene (deceased), Judy & Dale Alexander, Geoff & Dianne, Robyn (deceased), much loved Nan of her grandchildren Lisa & Richard, Brett & Maree, Jody & Charlie, Leigh & Michael, Julie & Gary, Todd & Katrina, Yvette, Kurt & Kristina and of her 12 great grandchildren, dear sister of Nancy (deceased), a special friend of Lil, Phillip & Dianne and family.

Aged 95 years.

Forever in our hearts.

Funeral & committal services for JEAN will be held in the chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura ON WEDNESDAY (7TH MARCH, 2018) AT 11.00AM. Members of the Lithgow VIEW Club, Lithgow Red Cross, Lithgow Legacy Group & the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Lithgow Red Cross & may be left at the chapel.


BURROWS (nee HILL):  Colleen June  25 February, 2018 peacefully at Portland Tabulam Health Centre.  Of Portland.  Dearly loved wife of Ted, cherished & adored mother & mother-in-law of Deborah (dec), Rhonda & Stephen, Tony, much loved Nan of Jade, Brendan, Jessica, Isaac, great grandmother of Shontay, Alirah, dear sister of Don and Shirley (dec).

Aged 80 years

‘Forever in our hearts’

Funeral service for COLLEEN will be held in St. Stephen’s Anglican Church, Portland ON FRIDAY (2ND MARCH, 2018) AT 11.00 AM.  At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the Anglican portion of Pipers Flat Cemetery.  Members of Lithgow Garden Club, Portland Red Cross & VIEW Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to Portland Tabulam Health Centre and may be left at the church.


DOUGHERTY:        Hugh              24 February, 2018 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow. Of Lithgow. A loving father of his children. A long serving Pharmacist who loved his Lithgow Community.

In his 88th year.

‘Running to the Lord.’

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of the late HUGH DOUGHERTY of Lithgow will be celebrated in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (1ST MARCH, 2018) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass private interment will take place. Flowers are appreciated but as an alternative, donations could be considered to Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow & may be left at the church.


LAMBERT (nee WILLIAMS): Janice Ronda      22 February, 2018 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow and formerly of Hawkesbury & Gundagai. Much loved wife of Ian, loved mother of Linda, Shaynne, Paul (dec), Jayson, much loved Nan of her grandchildren & great grandchildren, dear sister of Wayne and fond auntie of his family.

Aged 72 years.

Forever in our hearts

Funeral & Committal services for JANICE will be held in the Chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura ON WEDNESDAY ( 28TH FEBRUARY, 2018) AT 11.00AM.


SHARWOOD:     Sidney Maxwell (Sid)  15 February, 2018  peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved husband of Laraine, loved father & father-in-law of Laraine & Laurie, Leanne & Tony (dec), Owen & Odette, Wayne & Kelly, much loved Pop of Matthew & Jessica, Tegan, Adam & Grace, Aimee, Stevie & Ethan, great grandfather of Nicholas, Fletcher.

Aged 81 years.

Forever in our hearts

According to SID’S wishes a private cremation and family gathering was held last Wednesday (21ST February, 2018).


PIRIE:  Gordon Francis  19 February, 2018 peacefully at home.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved husband of Jean (dec), loved father & father-in-law of Mitch & Kate, brother & brother-in-law of  Ron & Barbara.

Aged 81 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral & committal services for GORDON will be held in the Chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura ON FRIDAY (23RD FEBRUARY, 2018) AT 1.00PM.  Members of the Lithgow Golf Club, Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.


QUINCE (nee GIBBONS): Pamela Joyce (Pam)  12 February, 2018 peacefully at Macquarie University Private Hospital, Macquarie Park. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Colin, loved mother & mother-in-law of Brendan & Allisa, Michael & Tracey, much loved Nanna of Sophie, Holly & Xander, dear sister of Bruce, Tommy (deceased), Robyn Mills, Roslyn Melnyk & Narelle Lahey, fond sister-in-law & auntie of their families.

Aged 71 years.

May she rest in peace.

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of PAM will be celebrated in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (15TH FEBRUARY, 2018) AT 2.00PM. At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass private cremation will take place. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Kidney Health Australia & may be left at the church.


WILSON: Reginald Arthur (Reg)   10 February, 2018 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly Loved husband of Maureen (dec), soulmate of Marilyn, loved father, stepfather & father-in-law of Geoff & Alison, Leanne & the girls, Karen & Miles, Sharee & Alan, Darren & Renae, Scott & Jackie, truly adored Pop of all his grandchildren & great grandchildren.

Aged 81 years.

   Forever in our hearts.

     Never forgotten.

Respecting REG’S wishes a private cremation has taken place.


JOSEPH: With much sadness we announce the death of MELBA JOSEPH at Lithgow Hospital on Wednesday 7 February 2018 aged 93 years. Loving & beloved wife of Anice (Alfie) Joseph (deceased), mother and mother-in-law of Vincent and Heidi, Paula and Bill, Johnny (deceased) and Annie, Glen and Annabel, Jenny and Phillip, grandmother of Kate, Andrew (and Louise), William, Gerard (and Carla), David (and Sarah), Matthew, Thomas (and Harriett), Sophie (and Manning), Lucy, Dominic, Steve, Doug, Helena, Phillip, Arabella and Olivia, great grandmother of Reginald and Clancy Joseph, Edith Joseph and Henry Moses Hanna. Beloved aunt, great aunt and great-great aunt of her many Abood, Joseph, Hanna and Lahood families. Loved and respected Lithgow resident and businesswoman. Loved & sadly missed by her vast circle of family & friends.

Requiem Masses for the repose of the soul of the late MELBA JOSEPH will be concelebrated in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (15TH FEBRUARY, 2018) AT 11.00AM and in Our Lady of Lebanon Cathedral, Alice Street, Harris Park ON FRIDAY (16TH FEBRUARY 2018) AT 11.00AM followed by interment at Rookwood Cemetery.

Members of the Lithgow Quota Cub & the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend. Flowers are appreciated but as an alternative, donations could be considered to the Palliative Care Unit at Lithgow Hospital & may be left at the services.


KAY: Gregory John (Greg)  5 February, 2018 peacefully at home. Of Lithgow. Formerly of Penshurst.   Much loved son of Graham & Joan & son-in-law of Anna, dearly loved soulmate of Irena, cherished brother of Rachel and Robert, dear uncle of Hayden.

Aged 43 years

“Forever in our hearts”

Funeral service for GREGORY will be held in St. Stephen’s Anglican Church, High Street, Penrith  ON THURSDAY (15TH FEBRUARY, 2018) AT 11.00 AM.  At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the Calvary portion of Pinegrove Memorial Park Cemetery, Kington Street, Minchinbury.  Family have requested to wear something blue in honour of Gregory.


BUCHHOLZ (nee BURROWS): Winifred Naomi (Win) 1 February, 2018 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Formerly of Cullen Bullen. Dearly Loved wife of Des (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Dallas & Kerry, John & Karyn, much loved Nan of Gemma, Ben,Luke, dear sister of Mary Johnson, Patrick (dec), Bernard (dec) & fond auntie of Terry, Sandra, Cathie, Rose.

Aged 89 years.

Forever in our hearts

Respecting Win’s wishes a private cremation has taken place ON MONDAY (5TH FEBRUARY, 2018).


JACKSON (nee LOVETT):  June Helen  30 January, 2018 peacefully at Bathurst Masonic Village.  Formerly of Lidsdale.  Loved mother & mother-in-law of John & Michelle, Jody (dec), much loved sister & sister-in-law and auntie.

Aged 70 years

Always in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for JUNE will be held in the Chapel of Norwood Park Crematorium, Bradwardine Road, Bathurst ON (MONDAY 5TH  FEBRUARY, 2018) AT 11.00 AM.


HUGHES:      Lyall Kenneth           30 January, 2018 peacefully at Tanderra Nursing Home. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Shirley (deceased), loved father & father-in-law of Lynette Hourigan, Rita & Ron (deceased) Holland, Maree & Dennis Vukovic, Ellen-May Hughes, much loved Grandpa of his grandchildren, great grandchildren & great great grandson, dear brother, brother-in-law & uncle of his family.

In his 91st year.

‘Sawmilling in the sky.’

Funeral & committal services for LYALL will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (2ND FEBRUARY, 2018) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Tanderra Nursing Home & may be left at the church.


PATTISON (nee PREECE): Mavis Audrey  25 January, 2018 peacefully at Portland Tabulam Cottages. Of Portland. Loving wife of Rowley (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Robert (dec) & Pauline, Alan & Anita, Ron (dec) & Pam, Geoff & Cheryl, much loved Nan & Grandma of her grandchildren, great grandchildren, great great grandchildren and dearly loved auntie.

Aged 101 years.

Always Remembered

Funeral & committal services for MAVIS will be held in Portland Presbyterian Church, Vale Street, Portland ON WEDNESDAY (31ST JANUARY, 2018) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place.


BUTLER:      Judith Ann    22 January, 2018 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Ken Daniel.

Aged 61 years.

At Peace.

Funeral & committal services for JUDITH BUTLER will be held in the Seventh Day Adventist Church, Albert Street, Lithgow ON MONDAY (29TH JANUARY, 2018) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow & may be left at the church.


CIOSMAK (nee SCHULZ):   Astrid Melanie 10 January, 2018. Long term resident of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Willi (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of  Kerry & Patrick Curtin (Orange), Judy & Greg Treavors (Cudal), much loved Omi of Emma & Liam, Ryan, Tomhas, Beth, Liam, Sarah.

Aged 70 years.

Forever in our hearts

Prayers for the repose of the soul of ASTRID will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church Mort Street, Lithgow ON TUESDAY (23RD JANUARY, 2018) AT 10.30AM.  At the conclusion of the prayers the cortege will proceed to the Lawn No.1 portion of Lithgow Cemetery.   Family have requested to wear a splash of colour in honour of Astrid.


LEACH: James Francis Harry (Jim)(Tafe) 12 January, 2018 peacefully at Home. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Jenny, loved father & father-in-law, much loved Pop and great grandfather, dear brother , brother-in-law & uncle of all their families.

Aged 85 years.

Forever in our hearts

Funeral & committal services for JAMES will be held in St Paul’s Anglican Church, Roy Street, Lithgow ON MONDAY (22ND JANUARY, 2018) AT 1.00PM. At the conclusion of the services private interment will take place. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Lithgow Palliative Care & may be left at the church.


FRANCIS-BRESAC: Carla Louise 9 January, 2018 unexpectedly in Lithgow. Of Lithgow. Much loved mother of Fallon, dearly loved daughter & stepdaughter of Elaine Francis & Reg Moran (dec), loved sister & sister-in-law of Allen & Skylar, Kim & Ray (dec) Murdoch, Debbie & Dave Bailey, Brett & Nicole, Paul & Louise, adored auntie and great auntie of their families.

Aged 55 years.

Always loved, never forgotten

Funeral & committal services for CARLA will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow  ON, TUESDAY (16TH JANUARY, 2018) AT 1.00PM. Family & friends are encouraged to wear purple to celebrate Carla’s life. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of Workmen’s Club Lithgow Panthers Men & Women’s Hockey Clubs & the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Ronald McDonald House, Orange and may be left at the Church.


NEAVES (nee HUNTLEY):   Deborah Ann (Deb)  31 December, 2017 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Portland. Formerly of North Rocks.  Much loved daughter of Ron & Myra, dearly loved wife of Kearon, loved mother & mother-in-law of Jason & Terrese, Brandan & Sally, Kylie & Matthew, much loved Nan of Maddelyn, William, Wyatt, Saxon, Eligh, Tilly, dear sister & sister-in-law of Jennifer & Genia and auntie of their families.

Aged 62 Years

‘Forever in our hearts’

Funeral and committal services for DEBORAH will be held in the Chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura ON FRIDAY (5TH JANUARY, 2018) AT 12.00 O’CLOCK.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Western Care Lodge, Orange and may be left at the chapel.


HARRIS (nee RICKERBY):  Gloria Alice 21 December, 2017 at Opal Anita Villa. Much loved mother of Nigel, Rosemary and Martin, and much loved mother-in-law of Jane, Michele, and Steve. Widow of Ronald (dec).

Aged 87 years

Funeral and committal services for GLORIA will be held in the Chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura ON Friday (5th JANUARY, 2018) AT 11.00AM.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Hammond Care and may be left at the chapel.


DOALMAN: Neville Stuart    27 December, 2017. Peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Rita, loved father & father-in-law of Darren, Carolyn & Kevin Doble, Steven, Chris & Sherie, much loved Dadda of his 7 grandchildren & 2 great grandchildren, dear brother, brother-in-law & fond uncle of their families.

Aged 73 years.

 Forever in our hearts

Respecting Neville’s wishes a private cremation has taken place ON TUESDAY (2ND JANUARY, 2018).


JENNINGS: Allan James (Shorty)  19 December, 2017 peacefully at Columbia Aged Care, Oberon surrounded by his family. Of Portland. Dearly loved husband of Shirley, loved father & father-in-law of Vicki, Gail & Geoff Turner, Dennis & Yvonne, much loved Pop of Sal & Andrew, Nikki & Nigel, great grandfather of Emily, Ethan, Mason, Bria, Keaton, dear brother & brother-in-law of Barry & Judy, Peter (dec) & Janice, fond uncle of their families.

Aged 79 years.

Forever in our hearts

A service for ALLAN will be held in St Stephens Anglican Church, Portland ON FRIDAY (29TH DECEMBER, 2017) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the service the Cortege will proceed to the Lawn portion of Portland Cemetery. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Australian Cancer Research Foundation and may be left at the Church.


FITZPATRICK (nee PATTERSON):        Mavis Eileen (May)  19 December, 2017 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved mother & mother-in-law of Dianne & Barry (dec) Anderson, Barry & Wendy, Brian & Glenys, Paul, Sue & Owen Carter, Cathy & Stephen Houlison, Norman, Karen & Garry Kennedy, much loved Nan of her 16 grandchildren, 28 great grandchildren & 1 great great grandson, loving sister, sister-in-law & auntie of her family.

Aged 98 years young.

Always in our hearts.

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of MAY will be celebrated in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (28TH DECEMBER, 2017) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass private interment will take place. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club & Gorrie Ban are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Tanderra Nursing Home & may be left at the church.


STACK:         John Thomas (Crump)  12 December, 2017 unexpectedly at Orange Health Service. Of Rydal. Dearly loved husband of Lorraine, loved father & father-in-law of Ben & Debbie, Rachael & Mark Young, much loved ‘Crump’ of his grandchildren Alex & Rhys, Jessie & Corey, Jed, Zac & of his great grandchildren Noah, Lucas & Thomas.

Aged 76 years.

 

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of JOHN will be celebrated in St. Matthew’s Catholic Church, Rydal ON TUESDAY (19TH DECEMBER, 2017) AT 10.30AM. At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass the cortege will proceed to the family property for interment.


KABLE: Ruth Eva  8 December, 2017 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved daughter of Stan & Eva (both dec), loved sister & sister-in-law of Barbara & Pat Gallagher, Phil & Sally, Jenny & Gus Denholm, Shirley & Hugh Litchfield, Jeff & Michelle, fond auntie of her nieces & nephews.

Forever in our hearts

Funeral & committal services for RUTH will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (15TH DECEMBER, 2017) AT 11.30AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Australian Cancer Research Foundation and may be left at the church.


DOWLER (nee ASHE):  Nellie Elaine  7 December, 2017 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of George (dec) partner of Leo, loved mother & mother-in-law of Darrel & Julie-Anne, Karen (dec) & Geoff, Jenny & Ian, Garry & Vicki, Rod & Elissa, much loved Grandma of Alex (dec), Gregory, Steven, Gabrielle, Morgan, Emma, Luke, Georgie, Lissette, dear sister & sister-in-law and auntie of their families.

Aged 88 years

In our hearts forever

Funeral and committal services for NELLIE will be held in St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (15TH DECEMBER, 2017) AT 11.00 AM.   At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.  Members of Club Lithgow, Lithgow Workmen’s Club & Lithgow War Widows Guild of Australia are invited to attend.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to the National Stroke Foundation and may be left at the church.


GLENCORSE:  James William (Jim)  4 December, 2017 suddenly at Nepean Hospital, Kingswood.  Of Lithgow.  Loving son of Billy (dec) & Margaret, dearly loved soulmate of Joyce, loved father of Kyle, Cassie, Amanda, loving Poppy of Riley, Cadence, dear brother & brother-in-law of Joannne & John, Debbie & Merv and uncle of their families.

Aged 51 years

Gone to have a drink with Dad

Funeral and committal services for JAMES will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (13TH DECEMBER, 2017) AT 11.00 AM.  At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.  Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to Lithgow Red Cross and may be left at the Church.


BLACKADDER (nee SHARP): Dorothy (Ethel)  1 December, 2017 peacefully at Cooinda Aged Peoples Home. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Alex (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Jack & Bronwyn, Jeff & Judie, David & Gail, much loved Grandma of her grandchildren and great grandchildren, loving sister of Bill (dec), John & Pamela, fond sister-in-law & auntie of their families.

Aged 84 years.

Always loved by her family

Funeral & committal services for ETHEL will be held in St. Stephen’s Anglican Church, Portland ON MONDAY (11TH DECEMBER) 2017 AT 1.00PM. At the conclusion of the services private interment will take place. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Cooinda Aged Peoples Home & may be left at the church.


YOUNG (nee PEARCE):                 Joyce Violet   4 December, 2017 unexpectedly at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Eric (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Eric & Jenny, Don & Margaret-Anne, Jeffery & Debbie, Kerryl & Greg Simmons, much loved Grandma of John, Julia, Cathy, Amanda, Kimberly, Kate, Megan, Rohan, Hayden, Dean & their families, dear sister of Jack & Roy (both dec), fond sister-in-law & auntie of their families.

Aged 87 years.

Back in the arms of her beloved Eric.

Funeral & committal services for JOYCE will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (8TH DECEMBER, 2017) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club & Club Lithgow are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Beehive & may be left at the church.


EVANS: George Alfred (Mick) 28 November, 2017 peacefully at Tabulam Cottages, Portland. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Beryl, loved father & father-in-law of Stephan & Therese, Phillip, much loved Pop of Tiran & Mel, Leon, Lucy & Andre and great Pop of George and Millie, uncle of Sue, Greg and their families.

Aged 87 years.

Forever Loved

Funeral & committal services for GEORGE will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (6TH DECEMBER, 2017) AT 12.00 O’CLOCK. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Lithgow Women’s Refuge and may be left at the Church.


STAINES: William James (Stomper)  28 November, 2017 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Wallerawang.  Much loved soulmate of Joy, dearly loved father of Christopher (dec), Annette, Amy.  Prayers  for the repose of the soul of  WILLIAM   will be offered in Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Lidsdale Street Wallerawang ON FRIDAY  at 2.00PM  At the conclusion of the prayers a private interment will take place.


BELL:   Mildred (Millie)  15 November, 2017 peacefully at Orange.  Of Lithgow.  Former wife of Ken Walton (USA).  Beloved wife and soulmate of Gordon (dec), much loved mother & mother-in-law of Laraine & Ian Kelly, Sandra & John Jenkins, Ian & Margaret, Philip & Karen, Barry Walton (UK), Sue & Gus Walker (UK), Terry Walton (UK), much loved Grandmother of her 13 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren.  Dear sister of Gwen (dec), Alan Spare (dec).   Loved sister & sister-in-law of Joan & Ross Wilson and Grandmother and Aunt of all their families.  Sister-in-law of Ray & Mary (both dec), Coralie (dec) & Ken Roy, Shirley & Stan Dumbrell (both dec), Jessie & Fred (dec) Hutchinson and aunt to all their families.  A friend and inspiration to all who knew her.

Aged 89 Years

A mother, A Soulmate, Our Shining Light

Forever in our hearts

According to Millie’s wishes a private service was held last FRIDAY (24TH NOVEMBER, 2017).


NORTHEY (nee BARKER):  Miriam (Midge)  20 November, 2017 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Len (dec), loved mother & mother–in-law of Graham, Lynette & Greg Offner, Ian & Christine, Cheryl (dec), much loved Nan of all her grandchildren & great grandchildren, dear sister & sister-in-law of Ethel, Beryl & Al, Billy & Kay (both dec) and a dear auntie of their families.

Aged 89 years

Reunited with Len

Rest in Peace

Funeral and committal services for MIRIAM will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON  WEDNESDAY (29TH NOVEMBER, 2017) AT 11.00 AM.  At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to Australian  Cancer Research Foundation and may be left at the Church.


O’LOUGHLIN (nee SMITH formerly ALLAN):   Debra Joy (Deb)  18 November, 2017 peacefully at Gosford Hospital.  Of Mardi. Formerly of Lithgow.  Dearly loved daughter of June & Neville Jenkins, much loved wife of Adam, loved sister & sister-in-law of Vicki & Garry, Kerry & Stephen, Stephen (dec), Robynne & Dave, Lesley & Paul, Matt & Aimee, loved auntie of her nieces & nephews.

Aged 48 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for DEBRA will be held in the Chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura ON FRIDAY (24TH NOVEMBER, 2017) AT 2.30 PM.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Chris O’Brien Lifehouse and may be left at the chapel.


McCRACKEN:   William Thomas (Bill)  15 November, 2017 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved husband of Kath, loved father & father-in-law of Julie & Peter (dec) Newham, Rob, loving Pop of Ben and Keely, dear brother & brother-in-law of Sam (dec), Sadie & Gus (dec), Barbara & Manfred (dec), Celia (dec) & Colin, Denise (dec) and uncle of their families.

Aged 88 Years

A life well lived

Always remembered

Funeral & committal services for WILLIAM will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (23RD NOVEMBER, 2017) AT 11.00 AM.  At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place.  Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to Lithgow Palliative Care and may be left at the church.


OLDFIELD (nee DALZIEL): Veronica Ann        14 November, 2017 at her Home. Of  Stewart Street, Lithgow. Dearly loved  wife of Peter (dec), loving mother of Glen, much loved Nanny of Catie and Jasmine, dear sister of James, David, Dianne, Linda fond sister-in-law & auntie of their families.

Aged 77 years.

   Forever loved

Respecting Veronica’s wishes she was privately cremated ON MONDAY (20th November, 2017).


CRONIN: Mark Patrick (Crono) 4 November, 2017 surrounded by his loving family at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Robyn, loved father & father-in-law of Allan & Annika, Peter, much loved son of Lona & Pat (dec), dear brother & brother-in-law of Steven & Veronica, Kathy & Chris Hollis, Helen & Terry Carter, John (dec) & Christine, Brian & Chris, Kerrie & Michael Whiteman & Julie Lovegrove and fond uncle of their families.

Aged 56 years

Stayed strong till the end.

In our hearts forever.

Requiem mass for the repose of the soul of MARK will be celebrated in St Patrick’s Catholic Church Mort Street, Lithgow ON MONDAY (13TH NOVEMBER, 2017) AT 1.30PM. At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass private interment will take place. Members of  Club Lithgow, Lithgow Workmen’s Club, La Salle Hornets Cricket Club & Littleton Fire Station are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Daffodil Cottage & Lithgow Palliative Care & may be left at the church.


DEAN (nee STEPHENSON):   Margaret May  3 November, 2017 peacefully at Cooinda Aged peoples Home, Lithgow. Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved daughter of Anthony & Amy (both dec), much loved wife of Robert (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Barry & Theresa, Barbara & Ron Holmes (both dec), Jeff & Louise, adored Ma of Sonia, Kellie, Kylie, Peita & Marc, Ben & Kersti, Andrew & Jacquie, Mitchell & Aimee, great grandmother of James, Jessica, Nicholas (dec), Alicia, Thomas, Hannah, Emily, Isabelle, Lily, Georgia, Riley, Jasmyne, Nyxon, Charlie, Toby, Jack, dear sister & sister-in-law of Hazel & John Elms (both dec), Noble (dec) & Esther Stephenson, Joyce & Neville (dec) Kirkland and auntie of their families.

Aged 90 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for MARGARET will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON MONDAY (13TH  NOVEMBER, 2017) AT 11.00 AM.  At the conclusion of the services a private interment will take place.  Members of the Lithgow Chapter No.39 Order of  the Eastern Star, Lithgow Workmen’s Club,  VIEW Club, Legacy and War Widows Guild  are invited to attend.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to Multiple Sclerosis Research Australia and may be left at the church.


HAILSTONE:     Kevin John  5 November, 2017 peacefully at his home.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved husband of Mary, loved father & father-in-law of Terry (dec) & Patricia, Jenny & Kenny Baker, Kathy & Ross McKinney, Ray & Cate, Kim & Guy, Lorraine & Mark Roebuck, Jodie & David Hodgekiss, Lynette & Ben Correy, much loved Papa of Laura, Brett, Rachael, Mathew, Sara, Max, Eliza, Michael, Stephen, Daniel, Madeline, Angus, Hannah, Sophie, Patrick, Samara, and his great grandchildren Reese, Freya, Owen, Isla, dear brother & brother-in-law and uncle of their families.

Aged 81 Years

Forever in our hearts 

A service for KEVIN will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow   ON THURSDAY (9TH NOVEMBER,  2017) AT 2.00 PM.  At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to Lawn  No. 2 portion of Lithgow Cemetery.  Members of the Lithgow Bowling Club and Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Lithgow Palliative Care and may be left at the church.


KEEN (nee GIBBONS):  Janice May (Jan)  4 November, 2017, peacefully at Portland Tabulam Cottage, Portland.  Of Lidsdale.  Formerly of Oberon.  Loved daughter of David Ronald & Mabel Elizabeth Gibbons, (both dec), dearly loved wife of Noel, loved mother & mother-in-law of David, Christine & Phillip Stapleton, Michael, Craig, much loved Nan of Thomas, Morgan, dear sister & sister-in-law of Josephine (dec) & Neville Booth, Dennis & Shirley (dec) and auntie of their families.

Aged 76 Years

Forever in our hearts

Prayers for the repose of the soul of JANICE will be offered in Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Lidsdale Street, Wallerawang ON THURSDAY (9TH NOVEMBER, 2017) AT 11.00AM.   At the conclusion of the prayers the cortege will proceed to the Lawn Portion of Pipers Flat Cemetery.


TILLEY:    Glenn (Oscar)  30 October, 2017 peacefully at home. Of Cullen Bullen.  Dearly loved husband of Bev, loved father & father-in-law of John & Deborah, Ann-Maree & Mark Ringin, much loved Pop of Luke, Matt, Claire, loving brother & brother-in-law of Ron & Beverley, Peter & Wendy, Brian & Maureen Stuart and uncle of their families.

Aged 72 years.

Forever in our hearts

Funeral & committal services for GLENN will be held in the chapel of Norwood Park Crematorium,  Bradwardine Road, Bathurst  ON FRIDAY (3RD NOVEMBER, 2017) AT 1.00 PM.  Members of the Lithgow Workmens Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to Lithgow Palliative Care and may be left at the chapel.


WILLIAMS: Daryl John (The Bricky)      27 October, 2017 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved partner of Margaret, loved father & stepfather of his children & their families.

Aged 64 years.

‘Gerzurgan and that’

A service for DARYL will be held in the chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium Kitchener Road, Leura TODAY, TUESDAY (31ST OCTOBER, 2017) AT 11.00AM. No Flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Cancer Research & may be left at the Chapel.


MAXWELL:   John  20 October, 2017 peacefully at home. Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved soulmate of Georgina, loved father & father-in-law of Natasha, Tim & Nikki, Bec & Nathan, Shannon & Chris, Jess, much loved Gramps of his 16 grandchildren.

Aged 80 year

Forever loved

A service for JOHN will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (1ST  NOVEMBER, 2017) AT 11.00 AM.  At the conclusion of the service a private interment will take place.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to the Salvation Army Red Shield Appeal and may be left at the church.


FIELD (nee WILSON):          Enid May  21 October, 2017 peacefully at Our Lady of Consolation Nursing Home, Rooty Hill.  Formerly of Cullen Bullen.  Much loved wife of Jack (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Patricia & Alan Eastman, much loved Nan of Lee-Anne, Lisa & Richard, dear sister & sister-in-law of Dot Kearns, Marion & Ray Walker, Les & Beverley Thompson (both dec), Bill & Margaret Thompson and auntie of their families.

Aged 91 years

‘Forever in our hearts’

Prayers for the repose of the soul for ENID will be offered in St. Brendan’s Catholic Church, Cullen Bullen  ON FRIDAY (27TH OCTOBER, 2017) AT 11.00 AM.  At the conclusion of the prayers the cortege will proceed to the Catholic portion of Cullen Bullen cemetery.


PATIENT:   Ronald James (Ron)  13 October, 2017 peacefully at Nepean Hospital, Kingswood. Of Lithgow.  Loved father of Stephen, Susan, Jacqueline, Graham and father–in-law of Wayne, much loved Granddad of Luke, Shane, Heath, Scott, Simmone, Zachary, Jamieson, Chloe, dear brother of Ernie (dec), Jack (dec), Bob and uncle of their families.

Aged 85 Years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral & committal services for RONALD will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON MONDAY (23RD OCTOBER, 2017) AT 11.00 AM.  At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place.  Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.


WILLOTT:               Jack    10 October, 2017 unexpectedly at his home in Tarana. Beloved son of Troy & Beck, Kylie & Shane, loved big bro of Archie, dearly loved grandson of Poppy Bob, Nanny Rhoda (deceased), Rod & Carmel, Poppy Geoff & Nanny Val, Darky (deceased) & Nanny Kris, loving nephew & cousin of his family.

Aged 16 years.

Forever young. We will miss you always.

A service of thanksgiving for the life of JACK will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (20TH OCTOBER, 2017) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the service private interment will take place. No flowers by request & n lieu donations could be considered to Resilience 2018 & may be left at the church.


BOUNDY:     Funeral & committal services for the late WILLIAM JAMES (BILL) BOUNDY of Lithgow will be held in St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (18TH OCTOBER, 2017)AT 10.30AM.

At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place.

Members of Club Lithgow & the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.


JEMMETT (nee RICHARDS & formerly FLACK):         Dorothy Joyce (Joy)  5th October, 2017 peacefully at her home in Portland. Formerly of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Arthur (deceased) & Jack (deceased), much loved mother & mother-in-law of Miriam & Ian Palmer, Philip & Peta and Sandy, David & Judy, cherished grandma of her grandchildren & great grandchildren, dear sister & sister-in-law of Marjorie & Jack (deceased) and aunty of their families.

Aged 96 years.

“Forever with her Lord.”

A graveside service for DOROTHY (JOY) JEMMETT will be held in the Baptist portion of Lithgow cemetery ON FRIDAY (13TH OCTOBER, 2017) AT 11.30AM followed by a memorial service of thanksgiving to be held in the Lithgow Bible Church, Col Drewe Drive, Lithgow at 12.30pm. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Kollegal Girls Home & Clarence High School (India) & may be left at the Church.


PYE: Beverley Ann (Bev) 8 October, 2017 suddenly at Nepean Hospital, Kingswood. Of Lithgow & formerly of Mudgee. Dearly loved daughter of Eva & Jack (both dec) loved mother & mother-in-law of Greg & Sandra, Bruce, much loved Nan of Kelly & Samantha and great grandmother of Jaxson & Haylee, dear sister, sister-in-law & fond auntie of their families.

Aged 71 years.

“Love me and let me go”

Funeral & committal services for BEV will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (12TH OCTOBER, 2017) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club & Club Lithgow are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Careflight and may be left at the Church.


ROWLAND:             George            4 October, 2017 peacefully at Tabulam Cottages, Portland. Of Portland. Dearly loved husband of Esmay (deceased), loved father & father-in-law of Ruth & Des Stait, Heather & Rod Parker, much loved Pop of his grandchildren Kylie & Brett, Cathy & Phil, Christopher, Tieran & Brittany, much loved Pop & Poppy George of his great grandchildren Brent, Sarah, Noah & Declan, dear brother of Allan (deceased).

Aged 85 years.

At Rest.

A service for GEORGE will be held in the Portland Uniting Church, Wolgan Street, Portland ON MONDAY (9TH OCTOBER, 2017) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the family grave, lawn portion of Portland Cemetery. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Tabulam Cottages, Portland & may be left at the church.


CLARKE:      Donald Robert (Don)            30 September, 2017 peacefully at his home in Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Anne (deceased), loved father & father-in-law of Peter, David & Mia, Veronica & David Smith, Andrew, Martin & Sarah, much loved Grandad of Mia, Tamara, Samuel, Hamish, Lachie, Roo, Rory, dear brother of Pat (deceased), Ray, Bruce, Robert & Darral, fond brother-in-law & uncle of their families.

Aged 84 years.

A kind generous man reunited with his beloved Anne.

Requiem mass for the repose of the soul of DON will be celebrated in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (6TH OCTOBER, 2017) AT 10.00AM. The Rosary will be recited in the church at 9.30am prior to the commencement of the mass. At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass the cortege will proceed to the family grave, Lawn No.2 portion of Lithgow Cemetery. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the St. Vincent de Paul Society & may be left at the church.


BOOTH (nee McAULAY):     Lily Mary (Lee)  30 September, 2017 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow.  Formerly of Ingleburn.  Dearly loved wife of Doug (dec), loved mother of Warren (dec) and a dear auntie of her nephews & nieces.

Aged 100 years

“Forever in our hearts”

Funeral and committal services for LILY will be held in the chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura ON THURSDAY ( 5TH  OCTOBER, 2017)  AT 11.30AM.


DAVIS:          Jeffrey Michael (Jeff)           27 September, 2017 peacefully at Blue Mountains District ANZAC Memorial Hospital, Katoomba. Of South West Rocks & formerly of Lithgow. Loved father & father-in-law of Rodney & Barbara, Anthony & Lis, Steven & Lauren, much loved Poppy of Ivy, Josh & Grace, former husband of Sandra, loving son of Eric & Val (both deceased), dear brother of Eric & Sherrie (both deceased).

Aged 62 years.

Gone fishing.

A service for JEFF will be held in the chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura ON TUESDAY (3RD OCTOBER, 2017) AT 2.30PM. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the NSW Cancer Council & may be left at the chapel.


JOHNSON:  (nee STEPHENSON) Lorna Josephine (Josie)  20 September, 2017 peacefully at Anita Villa, Katoomba. Formerly of South Bowenfels.  Loving wife of Stan (dec), cherished mother & mother-in-law of Alanna & Stan, Matt, Chris & Gesine, precious Grandmother of Stephanie & Ben, Mia, Thomas & Pip, Bridget and great grandmother of Billie and Dustin, beloved sister & sister-in-law of Ray, Peter (dec) & Serah, Maureen & Charles (dec), Alan and auntie of their families.

Aged 78 years.

Deeply loved

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of LORNA will be celebrated in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON TUESDAY (3RD OCTOBER, 2017) AT 9.30 AM.  At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass the cortege will proceed to the family grave, South Bowenfels.


MACHIN (nee HILL):         Felicity Anne            22 September, 2017 peacefully at Tanderra Nursing Home, Lithgow. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Tom (deceased), loved mother & mother-in-law of Greg & Rowena, Rodney & Darryn, Lyn & Jamie Lahood, much loved grandma of her grandchildren Brendan, Ashleigh & Reece and of her great granddaughter Nevaeh.

Aged 82 years.

Reunited with her beloved Tom.

 

Respecting Felicity’s wishes a private cremation has taken place.

Our family wish to thank the staff of Tanderra Nursing Home for their wonderful love, care and support given to Felicity.

 


PILLEY:  Ian Robert (Pill) (Bigbird)  23 September, 2017 peacefully at home.  Of Lithgow.  Much loved husband of Julie, loved father & father-in-law of Lara & Jade, Jon & Viv, much loved Pop of Arlia and Ivy, dear brother of Paul (dec) and a fond uncle of his nephews & nieces.

Aged 69 years

Always remembered

Funeral & committal services for IAN will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (28TH SEPTEMBER), 2017 AT 2.00PM.  At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to Lithgow Palliative Care and may be left at the church.


CUNINGHAM:   John Frederick  27 August, 2017 peacefully at home.  Of Lithgow.  Dear brother of Bill, Jeffrey, Patricia (all dec) and Margaret Berka, cherished uncle of their families. 

Aged 82 years.

Forever in our hearts

A graveside service for JOHN will be held in the Anglican No.2 portion of Lithgow Cemetery  ON,  MONDAY (18TH SEPTEMBER, 2017) AT 11.30 AM.  Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.


HORSBURGH:   Neil  10 September, 2017 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved by family and friends.

Aged 75 years.

Always remembered

Requiem mass for the repose of the soul of NEIL will be celebrated in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow on FRIDAY (15TH SEPTEMBER, 2017) AT 2.00 PM.  At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass a private cremation will take place.


WILSON:      Edward William (Ted)                    8 September, 2017 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge. Of Lithgow. Father, father-in-law, Pop, brother, brother-in-law & special uncle of Warren & Suzanne Kissell and their family.

Aged 85 years.

Rest in peace.

Funeral & committal services for TED will be held in St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (15th SEPTEMBER, 2017) AT 10.00AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow & may be left at the church.


PEARCE: Roy William  6 September, 2017 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Loved father & father-in-law of Trevor & Kylie, Mark & Alison, Denise & Stuart Sim, much loved Pop of Mitchell, Lori, Nash, Hudson and Bryce, dear brother & brother-in-law of Jack (dec) & Zillah, Joyce & Eric (dec), Gloria & Stan, much loved uncle of their families.

Aged 80 years.

Forever in our hearts

Funeral & committal services for ROY will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (14TH SEPTEMBER, 2017) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the services private interment will take place. Members of the National Party are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Cancer Council NSW and may be left at the Church.


WILLS:  Maxwell John (Max) 2 September, 2017 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved son of Elizabeth & Cecil (both dec), loved brother & brother-in-law of Ern, Ossie, Reg & Freda, Eunice (all dec), Joyce, Beryl & Tom Cowie, Shirley, Margaret, Dorothy & Peter Quinn, Gloria (dec) & Ted Healey, fond uncle and great uncle of his many nieces & nephews.

Aged 86 years.

Gone fishing with his Dad

Funeral & committal services for MAXWELL will be held in St Paul’s Anglican Church, Roy Street, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (13TH SEPTEMBER, 2017) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the services private interment will take place. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Cooinda Aged Peoples Home & may be left at the church.


KIRKLAND:(nee NOTTLE) Formerly STRAUSS Linda Marie 2 September, 2017 peacefully at Oberon Hospital surrounded by her loving family. Of Oberon. Formerly of Lithgow & Lidsdale. Dearly loved wife of Mal (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Robert & Margaret Strauss, Marianne & Adrian Rinks, Katrina & Ian Burnett, much loved Nan of Emma & Chris Fink and Matthew Burnett, great Nan of Jessica Fink, dear sister & sister-in-law and fond auntie of their families.

In her 90th year

Forever in our hearts

A celebration for the life of LINDA will be held in the Lithgow Bible Church, Col Drewe Drive, Lithgow ON TUESDAY (12TH SEPTEMBER, 2017) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the service private interment will take place. Family & friends are encouraged to wear bright colours to celebrate Linda’s life. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Women’s Bowling Club, Lithgow District Netball Association, Lithgow Garden Club & Red Cross are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Oberon Village Aged Care & may be left at the Church.


Mc CANN:  Richard John  (Ric)  1 September, 2017 peacefully at Nepean Hospital, Kingswood.    Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved son of Ronny (dec) & Gloria, dear brother of Debbie and Sherrie, brother-in-law of John and Paul, cherished uncle of Michael, Amanda, Isrele, Kyle, Dan and great uncle of Zac, Jordan, William, Grace, Tennerson, Bentley, Kendall, Logan and Charlie.

Aged 54 years

Remembered forever

A service for RICHARD will be held in St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (8TH SEPTEMBER, 2017) AT 2.00 PM.  At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the Catholic No.1 portion of Lithgow cemetery.


MILLIGAN:        Henry John (Harry)  2 September, 2017 peacefully at Portland Tabulam Cottages. Of Portland.  Dearly loved husband of Thelma (Mollie) (dec), loving father of Donald (dec), Paul, Lynette, Karen cherished Poppy of his grandchildren & great grandchildren, dear brother & brother-in-law of Bob & Dot, Roy, June (all dec) and uncle of their families.

Aged 88 years.

So mote it be.

Always remembered.

Funeral & committal services for HARRY will be held in the chapel of Norwood Park Crematorium,  Bradwardine Road, Bathurst  ON FRIDAY (8TH SEPTEMBER, 2017) AT 12.00 O’CLOCK.  Members of the  Blaxland Temperance No. 346 UGL of NSW & ACT  and all Lodges are invited to attend.


STEWART:  Patrick Clifford (Pat) 30 August, 2017 at Nepean Hospital, Kingswood. Of Portland. Dearly loved husband of Lindy (dec), loved father of Wayne, James, Ian & their families.

Aged 69 years.

Will be missed very much

Funeral & committal services for PATRICK will be held in the Chapel of Norwood Park Crematorium, Bradwardine Road, Bathurst ON THURSDAY (7TH SEPTEMBER, 2017) AT 12.00 O’CLOCK.


DAVIES (nee TOMKINS):  Ruth Edythe  31 August, 2017 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Three Tree Lodge.  Formerly of South Littleton.  Cherished daughter of Eric & Miriam (dec) Tomkins, dearly loved wife of Jeffrey, much loved mother & mother-in-law of Deanna, Rachael & Simon, Simon & Michele, adored Nanna of Emily, Thomas, Kiara, Jacob, Ava, Elijah, Joshua, dear sister & sister-in-law of Judith & Bryan and auntie of their family.

Aged 65 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for RUTH will be held in St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Lithgow  ON WEDNESDAY (6TH  SEPTEMBER, 2017) AT 11.00 AM.  At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to Parkinson’s N.S.W. and may be left at the church.


LUCK: John Leonard (Jack) 28 August, 2017 peacefully at Columbia Aged Care, Oberon. Formerly of Wallerawang. Dearly loved husband of Thora (dec), loved father & father-in-law of Susan & Mal Kearns, Graham & Debi, Stephen & Lynn, much loved Pop of Simone, Renae, Rohan, Sarah, Ben, Holly, Dayne & their partners and great Pop of Hayden, Annika, Mia, Hunter, Olivia, Logan, Layla, Ava, Zac, dear brother & brother-in-law of Thelma Booth, Norma & Fred Rowland and fond uncle of their families.

Aged 88 years.

Forever in our hearts

A service for JOHN will be held in St. John the Evangelist Church, Wallerawang ON MONDAY (4TH SEPTEMBER, 2017) AT 1.00PM.  At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the family grave Uniting portion of Pipers Flat Cemetery. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Diabetes Australia & may be left at the Church.


COLLINS:   Funeral and Committal services for the late MICHAEL JOHN COLLINS of  Lithgow, will be held in St. John The Evangelist Church, Wallerawang ON  THURSDAY  AT 11.00 AM.  At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.  Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to Three Tree Lodge and may be left at the church.


COCKSEDGE: Edward Ernest (Ted) 17 August, 2017 at Wentworth Falls. Formerly of Little Hartley. Dearly loved husband of Liselotte (dec), loving father of his children & their families.

Aged 93 years.

Prayers for TED will be offered in St. Canice’s Catholic Church, Katoomba St, Katoomba ON WEDNESDAY (30TH AUGUST, 2017) AT 11.00AM.


CASSIDY:   John (CASSO)  18 August, 2017 suddenly & unexpectedly at Westmead Hospital.  Of Lithgow.  Loved son-in-law of Alan & June Keyes, beloved soulmate of Tracey, devoted father & father-in-law of Rachel & Rod, Skye & Chris, much loved Poppa of Angus and Sam, dear brother-in-law of Peter.

Aged 59 years

“It’s five o’clock somewhere”

Funeral and committal services for JOHN will be held in the Chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura ON MONDAY (28TH AUGUST, 2017) AT 11.00 AM.  Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the National Stroke Foundation and may be left at the chapel.


CLARKE: Allan Henry  17 August, 2017 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow. Of Lithgow and formerly of Marrangaroo. Dearly loved husband of Heather, loved father & father-in-law of Julie & Leo Murnane, Carol & Graeme Osborne, much loved Pop of Corey & Inga, Gary & Chantelle, Nikki & Brent, Patrick (dec), Michael and great grandfather of his 10 great grandchildren, dear brother of Barry, Marion (dec) & uncle of their families.

Aged 81 years.

In God’s care

Funeral & committal services for ALLAN will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (23RD AUGUST, 2017) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the services private interment will take place. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club & Angus Place Colliery are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Three Tree Lodge and may be left at the Church.


WHITE: Dr Rosalie Judith (Judy) OAM 10 August, 2017 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. A much loved aunt, great aunt and friend of many.

Aged 93 years.

Privately Cremated. A memorial service of thanksgiving for the life of JUDY will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (18TH AUGUST, 2017) AT 2.00PM. Members of Lithgow Quota Club, Red Cross, Lithgow Legacy, Lithgow RSL Sub branch & the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend. Flowers are appreciated but as an alternative donations could be considered to the Lithgow Quota Club and may be left at the Church.


CROSARA:          Eliseo (Elly)          4 August, 2017 peacefully at Liverpool Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Nellie (deceased), loved father & father-in-law of Claude & Carol, Kathy (deceased), Frank & Narelle, Moreno, Rose & Paul Rossi, much loved Pop of his grandchildren & great grandchildren, dear brother, brother-in-law & uncle of his family.

In his 96th year.

Reunited with mum.

Prayers for the repose of the soul of the late ELISEO CROSARA will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (11TH AUGUST, 2017) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the prayers private interment will take place. Flowers are appreciated but as an alternative, donations could be considered to Prostate Cancer Research & may be left at the church.


BOYDEN (nee SHARWOOD): Irene Coral (Chook) 4 August, 2017 peacefully at home. Of Lithgow. Deepest loved wife of Bill, dearly loved mother & mother-in-law of Malcolm, Vickie & Donald Anthes, Karen & Ross Simmons, cherished Nan of Grant & Kasy, Renee & Sam, Crystal, Luke, Jade & Shane, Chloe & Alex, Simone & Harrison, Rachel, great grandmother of Shelby, Bronte, Kilala, Xander, Cynthia-Rose, Dakayla, Talitha, Nathaniel, Bently, Blair, Ruby, Kalibe, dear sister of Jean, Vic, Kenny (dec), Sidney, Neville (dec) Kay, Susan (dec), Judy (dec), Ricky (dec) and auntie of their families and special companion of Bella.

Aged 76 Years

‘Forever in our hearts’

Funeral and committal services for IRENE will be held in the Chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura ON WEDNESDAY (9TH AUGUST, 2017) AT 1.30 PM. Members of Club Lithgow and Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Alzheimer’s Australia NSW and may be left at the chapel.


HUNTER: Scott Michael  18 July, 2017 peacefully at home.  Of Hampton.  Formerly of Brisbane.  Dear son of Meryl & stepson of Keith, dearly loved husband of Helen, loving father of Callum, Laura, Rachel, cherished Grandpa of Lincoln, Caedee, Kayden and Kenzie, dear brother of Sue-Ellen, Leanne and favorite uncle.

Aged 55 years.

“Forever in our hearts”

Requiem mass for the repose of the soul of SCOTT will be celebrated in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow on  FRIDAY  (4 AUGUST, 2017) AT 2.00 PM.  At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass a private cremation will take place.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to St. Vincent de Paul Society and may be left at the church.


UNSWORTH (nee PEARMAN):   Nita  29 July, 2017 peacefully at Tanderra Nursing Home, Lithgow.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Harry (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Wayne, Cheryl & Angelo, much loved Nanna of Amanda, Brad, Michelle, Paul and their partners, great Nanna of Jarryd, Conar, Kai, Harry, Deklin.

Aged 92 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for NITA will be held in the Chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura TODAY, FRIDAY (4TH AUGUST, 2017) AT 12 O’CLOCK.  Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.


HOLMES: Henry Featherstone (Harry) 28 July, 2017 passed peacefully into God’s loving arms at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow. Of Lithgow and formerly of Wallerawang. Much loved son of Henry and Eveline (both dec), loving brother & brother-in-law of Suzanne, Roslyn (both dec) and Evelyn & Barry (dec) Collins, adoring uncle of Mark & Janice, David, Justin & Nicola, nurturing great uncle of Adrian & Julie, Lorissa, Holly, Bonnie (dec), Ellie, Chelsea, Rose & Sophia.

Aged 80 years.

  Forever in our hearts

A service for HENRY will be held in the Lithgow Bible Church, Col Drewe Drive, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (3RD AUGUST, 2017) AT 1.00PM.  At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the Lawn Portion of Pipers Flat Cemetery.


KUZMA: Czeslaw      (Ces) 30 July, 2017 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Ruth, loved father & father-in-law of Mark, Jann & Wayne Gardiner, beloved Pop of his 7 grandchildren & 8 great grandchildren, dear son of Bronislaw & Maria (both dec), fond brother of Michael and Janina (both dec).

Aged 93 years

‘Forever in our Hearts’

Prayers for the repose of the soul of CZESLAW will be offered in St Patrick’s Catholic Church Mort Street, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (3RD AUGUST, 2017) AT 10.30AM. At the conclusion of the prayers private interment will take place. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.


DEVEIGNE:       Vivian Noel  (Viv)  18 July, 2017 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Cullen Bullen.  Dearly loved husband of Lucy, loved father & father-in-law of Michelle & Dennis Hartfield, Robyn & Darren, Greg & Linda, much loved Pop of his grandchildren & great grandchildren, dear brother & brother-in-law of Arthur & Kaye, Gloria & Bill, Bruce (dec) & Margaret, Kevin & Carmel, Debbie & Ken and uncle of their families, a special mate of the Gilbert family.

Aged 79 years

‘Gone wood chopping’

A service for VIV will be held in St.Brendan’s Catholic Church, Cullen Bullen  ON FRIDAY (28TH JULY, 2017) AT 11.00 AM.  At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the Lawn portion of Cullen Bullen cemetery.  Members of the Cullen Bullen Rural Fire Brigade are invited to attend.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to the Cancer Council N.S.W.  and may be left at the church.


PHILLIPS (nee PEIME):   Laurel Evelyn   20 July, 2017 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge.  Of Lithgow.  Formerly of  Blackheath.  Dearly loved wife of Morris (dec), loved mother of Judith and a cherished auntie.

Aged100 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for LAUREL will be held in St. Aidan’s Anglican Church, Hat Hill Road Blackheath ON THURSDAY (27TH   JULY, 2017) AT 11.00 AM.  At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.  Members of the Blackheath C.W.A. & the Blackheath & District  Horticultural Society are invited to attend.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Fred Hollows Foundation and may be left at the church.


WARD:          Dennis William         20 July, 2017 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Olive, loved father & father-in-law of Robert, Damien & Lauren, Nicole & Ruben, much loved grandfather of Connor, Nelson & Hendrix, dear brother of John (deceased), Colin, Kerrie Rapley, fond brother-in-law & uncle of their families.

Aged 73 years.

Forever loved and now at peace.

Requiem mass for the repose of the soul of DENNIS will be celebrated in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (26TH JULY, 2017) AT 11.00AM thence to be followed by committal prayers in the Catholic portion of Blackheath Cemetery commencing at 1.30pm, Members of Club Lithgow, Lithgow Workmen’s Club, Lithgow Workmen’s Club Wolves Rugby League Club, La Salle Hornets Cricket Club and the Lithgow Greyhound Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Dementia Research Foundation & may be left at the church.


CASTLE (nee BURGE):      Nola Jean       19 July, 2017 peacefully at Tabulam Cottage Portland. Of Portland. Dearly loved wife of Lindsay (deceased), loved mother & mother-in-law of Neville & Wendy Castle, much loved Nan of Craig & Helen, Lauren & much loved ‘Nanny Nola’ of Sophie & George, dear sister, sister-in-law & auntie of their families.

Aged 85 years.

At peace.

A service for NOLA will be held in the Portland Uniting Church, Wolgan Street, Portland ON MONDAY (24TH JULY, 2017) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the family grave, lawn portion of Portland Cemetery. Members of the Portland Bowling Club & the Portland Hospital Auxiliary are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Dementia Australia & may be left at the church.


HICKSON: Stanley William (Stan)  14 July, 2017 peacefully at Cooinda Aged Peoples Home, Lithgow. Of Lithgow and formerly of Wallerawang. Dearly loved husband of Eleanor (dec), loved father & father in law of Gaynor & Mac Laurie, Alex & Simone, much loved Grandpa of Katherine, Jessica, Jono, Jennifer, Christopher, Matthew, Sarah, Claire and Great Grandpa of Jorden, Tristen, Billie and Poppy, dear brother, brother-in-law & uncle of his family.

Aged 88 years.

 ‘Forever in our hearts’

Funeral & committal services for STANLEY will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (21ST JULY, 2017) AT 3.00PM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of  Probus, Bell Ringers, the Lithgow Lions Club and Masonic Brethren are invited to attend.


GODDARD: Maxwell Wesley (Max)  6 July, 2017 peacefully at St George Hospital, Kogarah. Of Lithgow and formerly of Rylstone & Kelso. Dearly loved son of Cecil & Irene (both dec), loved brother & brother-in-law of Pam (dec) & Eric Spurr, dear uncle of Lyndal & Nathan Tegel and their family. Friend to all who met him.

Aged 86 years.

Forever in our hearts

Funeral & committal services for MAX will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (21ST JULY, 2017) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Careflight and may be left at the church.


STAINES (nee MAHER):    Maxine Grace            15 July, 2017 peacefully at her home in Lithgow surrounded by her loving family. Dearly loved wife of Barry, loved mother & mother-in-law of Paul & Kathy, Brett & Lisa, Dale (deceased), Shane, Megan & Matthew, much loved Nan of Jordyn, Cooper, Jamaya, Bailee & Aaron, dear sister of Ian & Janet (both deceased), fond sister-in-law & auntie of their families.

Aged 75 years.

Forever loved & always in our hearts.

Funeral & committal services for MAXINE will be held in St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (20TH JULY, 2017) AT 10.30AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of the Order of the Eastern Star, Club Lithgow & the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Can Assist and may be left at the church.


DRAYCOTT:            Ronald Henry (Ron)             14 July, 2017 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Anne, loved father & father-in-law of Julian (deceased), Jeremy (deceased), Maxine, Janis & George, Adam & Tanya, Ruth & Mitch, Rebecca & Matt, much loved Grandad of Amy, Jessica, Kaitlyn, Daniel, Jamie-Lee, Joshua, Marcus, Baylee, Sophie, Thomas & great grandfather of his great grandchildren.

Aged 84 years.

With his Lord & Saviour.

A memorial service of thanksgiving for the life of the late RON DRAYCOTT will be held in St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (19TH JULY, 2017) AT 11.30AM. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Lung Cancer Research & may be left at the church.


PIGGOTT (nee CALLCOTT):   Patricia June (Pat)  7 July, 2017 suddenly at home. Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Stephen, loved mother & mother-in-law of Mark, Barbara (dec), Stephen & Kerry, Tim & Renae, Melissa & Brett, much loved Nan of Madison, Bianca (dec), Lucas, Nicholas, Kenzie, Cody, Cooper, Rylan, Lacey, dear sister & sister-in-law and auntie of their families.

Aged 63 years.

Forever in our hearts

Funeral & committal services for PATRICIA will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON MONDAY (17TH  JULY, 2017) AT 2.00 PM.  At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place.  Members of Club Lithgow, Lithgow Workmen’s Club and The Vale Ladies are invited to attend.


ASPINALL : Baby Marley Rose  7 July, 2017 peacefully at Nepean Hospital, Kingswood.  Of Lidsdale.  Dearly loved daughter of Leon & Kelly, dear sister of Cooper, Benjamin, Sophia, cherished granddaughter of Harold & Faye Aspinall, Clem & Cherie Wyer.

Aged 22 days

“Our little miracle”

Prayers for the repose of the soul of MARLEY will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (14TH JULY, 2017) AT  11.00 AM.  At the conclusion of the prayers private cremation will take place.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Nepean Hospital and may be left at the church.


HARMER:     Benjamin John (Ben)            7 July, 2017 peacefully at Nepean Hospital, Kingswood. Of Lithgow. Loved father of Christopher, Rebecca, Ryan, Morgan & their partners, much loved Pop of his 10 grandchildren & 4 great grandchildren, loved brother, brother-in-law & uncle of his family.

Aged 66 years.

At peace.

Funeral & committal services for BENJAMIN HARMER will be held in St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (14TH JULY, 2017) AT 10.00AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of Club Lithgow & the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.


WILKINSON (nee DIBBEN): Joan Iris  5 July, 2017 peacefully at Cooinda Aged Peoples Home, Lithgow. Of Lithgow. Much loved wife of Jack (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of John & Janice, inspirational Nan of her grandchildren Brad, Chloe and Jarrath, magical Nan Nan of her great grandchildren Milla and Aleira and their families. Dearly loved and sadly missed by all her family.

Aged 95 years.

‘Little Sparrow takes flight”

Funeral & committal services for JOAN will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (13th JULY, 2017) AT 11.30AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of the Lithgow Senior Women’s Hockey Association, VIEW Club & the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Cooinda Aged Peoples Home and may be left at the church.


ISLEY (nee NEWCOMBE): Georgina Claire (Beth)       1 July, 2017 peacefully at Tanderra Nursing Home, Lithgow. Of  Lithgow. Loving  wife of Charlie (dec), loved mother of Dianne, dear sister, sister-in-law & fond auntie of their families.

Aged 86 years.

Always Loved

Respecting Georgina’s wishes a private service was held in the chapel of Kerry Linegar Funerals yesterday Monday (10th July, 2017).


GREEN:   Donald Arthur (Duck)  28 June, 2017 suddenly at Pipers Flat.  Of Portland.  Dearly loved husband of Kay, loved father & father-in-law of Michelle & Paul Whitelock, Shane & Debbie, much cherished and adored Pop of Todd & Tenae, Shae & Tony, Jordan, Jackson (Fez), a dear brother & brother-in-law and uncle of their families

Aged 74 years.

Taken too soon

Prayers for the repose of the soul of DONALD will be offered in St. Vincent’s Catholic Church, Portland ON FRIDAY  (7TH JULY, 2017) AT 11.00AM.   At the conclusion of the prayers the cortege will proceed to the Lawn portion of Portland Cemetery.  Members of