Funeral Announcements

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, 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.


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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