Funeral Announcements

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.

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