Funeral Announcements

CUNINGHAM:   John Frederick  10 September, 2017 peacefully at home.  Of Lithgow.  Dear brother of Bill, Jeffrey, Patricia (all dec) and Margaret Berka, cherished uncle of their families. 

Aged 82 years.

Forever in our hearts

A graveside service for JOHN will be held in the Anglican No.2 portion of Lithgow Cemetery  ON,  MONDAY (18TH SEPTEMBER, 2017) AT 11.30 AM.  Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.


HORSBURGH:   Neil  10 September, 2017 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved by family and friends.

Aged 75 years.

Always remembered

Requiem mass for the repose of the soul of NEIL will be celebrated in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow on FRIDAY (15TH SEPTEMBER, 2017) AT 2.00 PM.  At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass a private cremation will take place.


WILSON:      Edward William (Ted)                    8 September, 2017 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge. Of Lithgow. Father, father-in-law, Pop, brother, brother-in-law & special uncle of Warren & Suzanne Kissell and their family.

Aged 85 years.

Rest in peace.

Funeral & committal services for TED will be held in St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (15th SEPTEMBER, 2017) AT 10.00AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow & may be left at the church.


PEARCE: Roy William  6 September, 2017 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Loved father & father-in-law of Trevor & Kylie, Mark & Alison, Denise & Stuart Sim, much loved Pop of Mitchell, Lori, Nash, Hudson and Bryce, dear brother & brother-in-law of Jack (dec) & Zillah, Joyce & Eric (dec), Gloria & Stan, much loved uncle of their families.

Aged 80 years.

Forever in our hearts

Funeral & committal services for ROY will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (14TH SEPTEMBER, 2017) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the services private internment will take place. Members of the National Party are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Cancer Council NSW and may be left at the Church.


WILLS:  Maxwell John (Max) 2 September, 2017 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved son of Elizabeth & Cecil (both dec), loved brother & brother-in-law of Ern, Ossie, Reg & Freda, Eunice (all dec), Joyce, Beryl & Tom Cowie, Shirley, Margaret, Dorothy & Peter Quinn, Gloria (dec) & Ted Healey, fond uncle and great uncle of his many nieces & nephews.

Aged 86 years.

Gone fishing with his Dad

Funeral & committal services for MAXWELL will be held in St Paul’s Anglican Church, Roy Street, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (13TH SEPTEMBER, 2017) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the services private internment will take place. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Cooinda Aged Peoples Home & may be left at the church.


KIRKLAND:(nee NOTTLE) Formerly STRAUSS Linda Marie 2 September, 2017 peacefully at Oberon Hospital surrounded by her loving family. Of Oberon. Formerly of Lithgow & Lidsdale. Dearly loved wife of Mal (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Robert & Margaret Strauss, Marianne & Adrian Rinks, Katrina & Ian Burnett, much loved Nan of Emma & Chris Fink and Matthew Burnett, great Nan of Jessica Fink, dear sister & sister-in-law and fond auntie of their families.

In her 90th year

Forever in our hearts

A celebration for the life of LINDA will be held in the Lithgow Bible Church, Col Drewe Drive, Lithgow ON TUESDAY (12TH SEPTEMBER, 2017) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the service private internment will take place. Family & friends are encouraged to wear bright colours to celebrate Linda’s life. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Women’s Bowling Club, Lithgow District Netball Association, Lithgow Garden Club & Red Cross are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Oberon Village Aged Care & may be left at the Church.


Mc CANN:  Richard John  (Ric)  1 September, 2017 peacefully at Nepean Hospital, Kingswood.    Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved son of Ronny (dec) & Gloria, dear brother of Debbie and Sherrie, brother-in-law of John and Paul, cherished uncle of Michael, Amanda, Isrele, Kyle, Dan and great uncle of Zac, Jordan, William, Grace, Tennerson, Bentley, Kendall, Logan and Charlie.

Aged 54 years

Remembered forever

A service for RICHARD will be held in St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (8TH SEPTEMBER, 2017) AT 2.00 PM.  At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the Catholic No.1 portion of Lithgow cemetery.


MILLIGAN:        Henry John (Harry)  2 September, 2017 peacefully at Portland Tabulam Cottages. Of Portland.  Dearly loved husband of Thelma (Mollie) (dec), loving father of Donald (dec), Paul, Lynette, Karen cherished Poppy of his grandchildren & great grandchildren, dear brother & brother-in-law of Bob & Dot, Roy, June (all dec) and uncle of their families.

Aged 88 years.

So mote it be.

Always remembered.

Funeral & committal services for HARRY will be held in the chapel of Norwood Park Crematorium,  Bradwardine Road, Bathurst  ON FRIDAY (8TH SEPTEMBER, 2017) AT 12.00 O’CLOCK.  Members of the  Blaxland Temperance No. 346 UGL of NSW & ACT  and all Lodges are invited to attend.


STEWART:  Patrick Clifford (Pat) 30 August, 2017 at Nepean Hospital, Kingswood. Of Portland. Dearly loved husband of Lindy (dec), loved father of Wayne, James, Ian & their families.

Aged 69 years.

Will be missed very much

Funeral & committal services for PATRICK will be held in the Chapel of Norwood Park Crematorium, Bradwardine Road, Bathurst ON THURSDAY (7TH SEPTEMBER, 2017) AT 12.00 O’CLOCK.


DAVIES (nee TOMKINS):  Ruth Edythe  31 August, 2017 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Three Tree Lodge.  Formerly of South Littleton.  Cherished daughter of Eric & Miriam (dec) Tomkins, dearly loved wife of Jeffrey, much loved mother & mother-in-law of Deanna, Rachael & Simon, Simon & Michele, adored Nanna of Emily, Thomas, Kiara, Jacob, Ava, Elijah, Joshua, dear sister & sister-in-law of Judith & Bryan and auntie of their family.

Aged 65 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for RUTH will be held in St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Lithgow  ON WEDNESDAY (6TH  SEPTEMBER, 2017) AT 11.00 AM.  At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to Parkinson’s N.S.W. and may be left at the church.


LUCK: John Leonard (Jack) 28 August, 2017 peacefully at Columbia Aged Care, Oberon. Formerly of Wallerawang. Dearly loved husband of Thora (dec), loved father & father-in-law of Susan & Mal Kearns, Graham & Debi, Stephen & Lynn, much loved Pop of Simone, Renae, Rohan, Sarah, Ben, Holly, Dayne & their partners and great Pop of Hayden, Annika, Mia, Hunter, Olivia, Logan, Layla, Ava, Zac, dear brother & brother-in-law of Thelma Booth, Norma & Fred Rowland and fond uncle of their families.

Aged 88 years.

Forever in our hearts

A service for JOHN will be held in St. John the Evangelist Church, Wallerawang ON MONDAY (4TH SEPTEMBER, 2017) AT 1.00PM.  At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the family grave Uniting portion of Pipers Flat Cemetery. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Diabetes Australia & may be left at the Church.


COLLINS:   Funeral and Committal services for the late MICHAEL JOHN COLLINS of  Lithgow, will be held in St. John The Evangelist Church, Wallerawang ON  THURSDAY  AT 11.00 AM.  At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.  Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to Three Tree Lodge and may be left at the church.


COCKSEDGE: Edward Ernest (Ted) 17 August, 2017 at Wentworth Falls. Formerly of Little Hartley. Dearly loved husband of Liselotte (dec), loving father of his children & their families.

Aged 93 years.

Prayers for TED will be offered in St. Canice’s Catholic Church, Katoomba St, Katoomba ON WEDNESDAY (30TH AUGUST, 2017) AT 11.00AM.


CASSIDY:   John (CASSO)  18 August, 2017 suddenly & unexpectedly at Westmead Hospital.  Of Lithgow.  Loved son-in-law of Alan & June Keyes, beloved soulmate of Tracey, devoted father & father-in-law of Rachel & Rod, Skye & Chris, much loved Poppa of Angus and Sam, dear brother-in-law of Peter.

Aged 59 years

“It’s five o’clock somewhere”

Funeral and committal services for JOHN will be held in the Chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura ON MONDAY (28TH AUGUST, 2017) AT 11.00 AM.  Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the National Stroke Foundation and may be left at the chapel.


CLARKE: Allan Henry  17 August, 2017 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow. Of Lithgow and formerly of Marrangaroo. Dearly loved husband of Heather, loved father & father-in-law of Julie & Leo Murnane, Carol & Graeme Osborne, much loved Pop of Corey & Inga, Gary & Chantelle, Nikki & Brent, Patrick (dec), Michael and great grandfather of his 10 great grandchildren, dear brother of Barry, Marion (dec) & uncle of their families.

Aged 81 years.

In God’s care

Funeral & committal services for ALLAN will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (23RD AUGUST, 2017) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the services private internment will take place. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club & Angus Place Colliery are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Three Tree Lodge and may be left at the Church.


WHITE: Dr Rosalie Judith (Judy) OAM 10 August, 2017 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. A much loved aunt, great aunt and friend of many.

Aged 93 years.

Privately Cremated. A memorial service of thanksgiving for the life of JUDY will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (18TH AUGUST, 2017) AT 2.00PM. Members of Lithgow Quota Club, Red Cross, Lithgow Legacy, Lithgow RSL Sub branch & the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend. Flowers are appreciated but as an alternative donations could be considered to the Lithgow Quota Club and may be left at the Church.


CROSARA:          Eliseo (Elly)          4 August, 2017 peacefully at Liverpool Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Nellie (deceased), loved father & father-in-law of Claude & Carol, Kathy (deceased), Frank & Narelle, Moreno, Rose & Paul Rossi, much loved Pop of his grandchildren & great grandchildren, dear brother, brother-in-law & uncle of his family.

In his 96th year.

Reunited with mum.

Prayers for the repose of the soul of the late ELISEO CROSARA will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (11TH AUGUST, 2017) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the prayers private interment will take place. Flowers are appreciated but as an alternative, donations could be considered to Prostate Cancer Research & may be left at the church.


BOYDEN (nee SHARWOOD): Irene Coral (Chook) 4 August, 2017 peacefully at home. Of Lithgow. Deepest loved wife of Bill, dearly loved mother & mother-in-law of Malcolm, Vickie & Donald Anthes, Karen & Ross Simmons, cherished Nan of Grant & Kasy, Renee & Sam, Crystal, Luke, Jade & Shane, Chloe & Alex, Simone & Harrison, Rachel, great grandmother of Shelby, Bronte, Kilala, Xander, Cynthia-Rose, Dakayla, Talitha, Nathaniel, Bently, Blair, Ruby, Kalibe, dear sister of Jean, Vic, Kenny (dec), Sidney, Neville (dec) Kay, Susan (dec), Judy (dec), Ricky (dec) and auntie of their families and special companion of Bella.

Aged 76 Years

‘Forever in our hearts’

Funeral and committal services for IRENE will be held in the Chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura ON WEDNESDAY (9TH AUGUST, 2017) AT 1.30 PM. Members of Club Lithgow and Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Alzheimer’s Australia NSW and may be left at the chapel.


HUNTER: Scott Michael  18 July, 2017 peacefully at home.  Of Hampton.  Formerly of Brisbane.  Dear son of Meryl & stepson of Keith, dearly loved husband of Helen, loving father of Callum, Laura, Rachel, cherished Grandpa of Lincoln, Caedee, Kayden and Kenzie, dear brother of Sue-Ellen, Leanne and favorite uncle.

Aged 55 years.

“Forever in our hearts”

Requiem mass for the repose of the soul of SCOTT will be celebrated in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow on  FRIDAY  (4 AUGUST, 2017) AT 2.00 PM.  At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass a private cremation will take place.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to St. Vincent de Paul Society and may be left at the church.


UNSWORTH (nee PEARMAN):   Nita  29 July, 2017 peacefully at Tanderra Nursing Home, Lithgow.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Harry (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Wayne, Cheryl & Angelo, much loved Nanna of Amanda, Brad, Michelle, Paul and their partners, great Nanna of Jarryd, Conar, Kai, Harry, Deklin.

Aged 92 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for NITA will be held in the Chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura TODAY, FRIDAY (4TH AUGUST, 2017) AT 12 O’CLOCK.  Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.


HOLMES: Henry Featherstone (Harry) 28 July, 2017 passed peacefully into God’s loving arms at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow. Of Lithgow and formerly of Wallerawang. Much loved son of Henry and Eveline (both dec), loving brother & brother-in-law of Suzanne, Roslyn (both dec) and Evelyn & Barry (dec) Collins, adoring uncle of Mark & Janice, David, Justin & Nicola, nurturing great uncle of Adrian & Julie, Lorissa, Holly, Bonnie (dec), Ellie, Chelsea, Rose & Sophia.

Aged 80 years.

  Forever in our hearts

A service for HENRY will be held in the Lithgow Bible Church, Col Drewe Drive, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (3RD AUGUST, 2017) AT 1.00PM.  At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the Lawn Portion of Pipers Flat Cemetery.


KUZMA: Czeslaw      (Ces) 30 July, 2017 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Ruth, loved father & father-in-law of Mark, Jann & Wayne Gardiner, beloved Pop of his 7 grandchildren & 8 great grandchildren, dear son of Bronislaw & Maria (both dec), fond brother of Michael and Janina (both dec).

Aged 93 years

‘Forever in our Hearts’

Prayers for the repose of the soul of CZESLAW will be offered in St Patrick’s Catholic Church Mort Street, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (3RD AUGUST, 2017) AT 10.30AM. At the conclusion of the prayers private internment will take place. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.


DEVEIGNE:       Vivian Noel  (Viv)  18 July, 2017 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Cullen Bullen.  Dearly loved husband of Lucy, loved father & father-in-law of Michelle & Dennis Hartfield, Robyn & Darren, Greg & Linda, much loved Pop of his grandchildren & great grandchildren, dear brother & brother-in-law of Arthur & Kaye, Gloria & Bill, Bruce (dec) & Margaret, Kevin & Carmel, Debbie & Ken and uncle of their families, a special mate of the Gilbert family.

Aged 79 years

‘Gone wood chopping’

A service for VIV will be held in St.Brendan’s Catholic Church, Cullen Bullen  ON FRIDAY (28TH JULY, 2017) AT 11.00 AM.  At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the Lawn portion of Cullen Bullen cemetery.  Members of the Cullen Bullen Rural Fire Brigade are invited to attend.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to the Cancer Council N.S.W.  and may be left at the church.


PHILLIPS (nee PEIME):   Laurel Evelyn   20 July, 2017 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge.  Of Lithgow.  Formerly of  Blackheath.  Dearly loved wife of Morris (dec), loved mother of Judith and a cherished auntie.

Aged100 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for LAUREL will be held in St. Aidan’s Anglican Church, Hat Hill Road Blackheath ON THURSDAY (27TH   JULY, 2017) AT 11.00 AM.  At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.  Members of the Blackheath C.W.A. & the Blackheath & District  Horticultural Society are invited to attend.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Fred Hollows Foundation and may be left at the church.


WARD:          Dennis William         20 July, 2017 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Olive, loved father & father-in-law of Robert, Damien & Lauren, Nicole & Ruben, much loved grandfather of Connor, Nelson & Hendrix, dear brother of John (deceased), Colin, Kerrie Rapley, fond brother-in-law & uncle of their families.

Aged 73 years.

Forever loved and now at peace.

Requiem mass for the repose of the soul of DENNIS will be celebrated in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (26TH JULY, 2017) AT 11.00AM thence to be followed by committal prayers in the Catholic portion of Blackheath Cemetery commencing at 1.30pm, Members of Club Lithgow, Lithgow Workmen’s Club, Lithgow Workmen’s Club Wolves Rugby League Club, La Salle Hornets Cricket Club and the Lithgow Greyhound Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Dementia Research Foundation & may be left at the church.


CASTLE (nee BURGE):      Nola Jean       19 July, 2017 peacefully at Tabulam Cottage Portland. Of Portland. Dearly loved wife of Lindsay (deceased), loved mother & mother-in-law of Neville & Wendy Castle, much loved Nan of Craig & Helen, Lauren & much loved ‘Nanny Nola’ of Sophie & George, dear sister, sister-in-law & auntie of their families.

Aged 85 years.

At peace.

A service for NOLA will be held in the Portland Uniting Church, Wolgan Street, Portland ON MONDAY (24TH JULY, 2017) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the family grave, lawn portion of Portland Cemetery. Members of the Portland Bowling Club & the Portland Hospital Auxiliary are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Dementia Australia & may be left at the church.


HICKSON: Stanley William (Stan)  14 July, 2017 peacefully at Cooinda Aged Peoples Home, Lithgow. Of Lithgow and formerly of Wallerawang. Dearly loved husband of Eleanor (dec), loved father & father in law of Gaynor & Mac Laurie, Alex & Simone, much loved Grandpa of Katherine, Jessica, Jono, Jennifer, Christopher, Matthew, Sarah, Claire and Great Grandpa of Jorden, Tristen, Billie and Poppy, dear brother, brother-in-law & uncle of his family.

Aged 88 years.

 ‘Forever in our hearts’

Funeral & committal services for STANLEY will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (21ST JULY, 2017) AT 3.00PM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of  Probus, Bell Ringers, the Lithgow Lions Club and Masonic Brethren are invited to attend.


GODDARD: Maxwell Wesley (Max)  6 July, 2017 peacefully at St George Hospital, Kogarah. Of Lithgow and formerly of Rylstone & Kelso. Dearly loved son of Cecil & Irene (both dec), loved brother & brother-in-law of Pam (dec) & Eric Spurr, dear uncle of Lyndal & Nathan Tegel and their family. Friend to all who met him.

Aged 86 years.

Forever in our hearts

Funeral & committal services for MAX will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (21ST JULY, 2017) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Careflight and may be left at the church.


STAINES (nee MAHER):    Maxine Grace            15 July, 2017 peacefully at her home in Lithgow surrounded by her loving family. Dearly loved wife of Barry, loved mother & mother-in-law of Paul & Kathy, Brett & Lisa, Dale (deceased), Shane, Megan & Matthew, much loved Nan of Jordyn, Cooper, Jamaya, Bailee & Aaron, dear sister of Ian & Janet (both deceased), fond sister-in-law & auntie of their families.

Aged 75 years.

Forever loved & always in our hearts.

Funeral & committal services for MAXINE will be held in St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (20TH JULY, 2017) AT 10.30AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of the Order of the Eastern Star, Club Lithgow & the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Can Assist and may be left at the church.


DRAYCOTT:            Ronald Henry (Ron)             14 July, 2017 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Anne, loved father & father-in-law of Julian (deceased), Jeremy (deceased), Maxine, Janis & George, Adam & Tanya, Ruth & Mitch, Rebecca & Matt, much loved Grandad of Amy, Jessica, Kaitlyn, Daniel, Jamie-Lee, Joshua, Marcus, Baylee, Sophie, Thomas & great grandfather of his great grandchildren.

Aged 84 years.

With his Lord & Saviour.

A memorial service of thanksgiving for the life of the late RON DRAYCOTT will be held in St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (19TH JULY, 2017) AT 11.30AM. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Lung Cancer Research & may be left at the church.


PIGGOTT (nee CALLCOTT):   Patricia June (Pat)  7 July, 2017 suddenly at home. Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Stephen, loved mother & mother-in-law of Mark, Barbara (dec), Stephen & Kerry, Tim & Renae, Melissa & Brett, much loved Nan of Madison, Bianca (dec), Lucas, Nicholas, Kenzie, Cody, Cooper, Rylan, Lacey, dear sister & sister-in-law and auntie of their families.

Aged 63 years.

Forever in our hearts

Funeral & committal services for PATRICIA will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON MONDAY (17TH  JULY, 2017) AT 2.00 PM.  At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place.  Members of Club Lithgow, Lithgow Workmen’s Club and The Vale Ladies are invited to attend.


ASPINALL : Baby Marley Rose  7 July, 2017 peacefully at Nepean Hospital, Kingswood.  Of Lidsdale.  Dearly loved daughter of Leon & Kelly, dear sister of Cooper, Benjamin, Sophia, cherished granddaughter of Harold & Faye Aspinall, Clem & Cherie Wyer.

Aged 22 days

“Our little miracle”

Prayers for the repose of the soul of MARLEY will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (14TH JULY, 2017) AT  11.00 AM.  At the conclusion of the prayers private cremation will take place.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Nepean Hospital and may be left at the church.


HARMER:     Benjamin John (Ben)            7 July, 2017 peacefully at Nepean Hospital, Kingswood. Of Lithgow. Loved father of Christopher, Rebecca, Ryan, Morgan & their partners, much loved Pop of his 10 grandchildren & 4 great grandchildren, loved brother, brother-in-law & uncle of his family.

Aged 66 years.

At peace.

Funeral & committal services for BENJAMIN HARMER will be held in St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (14TH JULY, 2017) AT 10.00AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of Club Lithgow & the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.


WILKINSON (nee DIBBEN): Joan Iris  5 July, 2017 peacefully at Cooinda Aged Peoples Home, Lithgow. Of Lithgow. Much loved wife of Jack (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of John & Janice, inspirational Nan of her grandchildren Brad, Chloe and Jarrath, magical Nan Nan of her great grandchildren Milla and Aleira and their families. Dearly loved and sadly missed by all her family.

Aged 95 years.

‘Little Sparrow takes flight”

Funeral & committal services for JOAN will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (13th JULY, 2017) AT 11.30AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of the Lithgow Senior Women’s Hockey Association, VIEW Club & the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Cooinda Aged Peoples Home and may be left at the church.


ISLEY (nee NEWCOMBE): Georgina Claire (Beth)       1 July, 2017 peacefully at Tanderra Nursing Home, Lithgow. Of  Lithgow. Loving  wife of Charlie (dec), loved mother of Dianne, dear sister, sister-in-law & fond auntie of their families.

Aged 86 years.

Always Loved

Respecting Georgina’s wishes a private service was held in the chapel of Kerry Linegar Funerals yesterday Monday (10th July, 2017).


GREEN:   Donald Arthur (Duck)  28 June, 2017 suddenly at Pipers Flat.  Of Portland.  Dearly loved husband of Kay, loved father & father-in-law of Michelle & Paul Whitelock, Shane & Debbie, much cherished and adored Pop of Todd & Tenae, Shae & Tony, Jordan, Jackson (Fez), a dear brother & brother-in-law and uncle of their families

Aged 74 years.

Taken too soon

Prayers for the repose of the soul of DONALD will be offered in St. Vincent’s Catholic Church, Portland ON FRIDAY  (7TH JULY, 2017) AT 11.00AM.   At the conclusion of the prayers the cortege will proceed to the Lawn portion of Portland Cemetery.  Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club and Portland Golf Club are invited to attend.


GILL:        Douglas Henry (Doug) 1 July, 2017 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved husband of Diane, loved father & father-in-law of Shane & Tracy, Natasha & Paul, much loved Pop of Madeline, Claudia, Kayla, Liam, Siobhan & Jay, Kyle, Britney, Raquel, Alyssa, Holly, Riley, Charlize, Ryan, dear brother & brother-in-law of Shirley & Peter, Donna and uncle of their families.

Aged 69 years.

Forever in our hearts

Prayers for the repose of the soul of DOUGLAS will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (6th JULY, 2017) AT 11.30AM. At the conclusion of the prayers the cortege will proceed to the Lawn 2  portion of Lithgow Cemetery. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.


STANTON:         Gary Mark  25 June, 2017  passed away at home.  Of Lithgow.  Beloved son of the late Ronald & Patricia Stanton & son-in-law of Norma & the late Charles Berriman, loving husband of Louise, loved father & father-in-law of Melissa (dec), Rosie & Chris, Damien & Dawn, much loved Poppy Choo Choo of Ethan, Emelia, Baylie, Kingston, a dear brother & brother-in-law and uncle of their families.

Aged 58 years

“Left us too soon”

Funeral and committal services for GARY will be held in the West Chapel  of Pinegrove Memorial Park, Kington Street, Minchinbury   ON MONDAY (3RD JULY, 2017) AT 10.30 AM.  Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to the Cancer Council N.S.W. and may be left at the chapel.


JOHNSON:  Stanley Frederick  (Stan)  15 June, 2017 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of South Bowenfels.  Loved husband of Lorna, cherished father & father-in-law of Alanna & Stan, Matt, Chris, precious grandfather (Johno) of Stephanie & Ben, Mia, Thomas & Pip, Bridget, great grandfather of Billie, Dustin, beloved brother & brother-in-law of  Ruth & Roy, Maureen & Charles (dec), Alan, Peter (dec), Ray and uncle of their families.

Aged 85 years

Deeply loved

Funeral & committal services for STANLEY will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (22ND JUNE, 2017)  AT 11.00AM.  At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.  Masonic Brethren are invited to attend.


DRAPER: Thomas Patrick (Tom) 6 June, 2017 peacefully at The Ritz Nursing Home, Leura. Of Lithgow & formerly of Bathurst. Loved father & father-in-law of Debbi, Ben & Celestine, much loved Poppy of Max & Cameron, dear brother & brother-in-law and fond uncle of his family.

Aged 63 years.

Forever in our hearts.

A service for THOMAS will be held in the Chapel of Norwood Park Crematorium, Bradwardine Road, Bathurst ON FRIDAY (16TH JUNE, 2017) AT 11.00AM. No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to Huntington’s NSW and may be left at the chapel.


RISBY:           Roy Edward               10 June, 2017 peacefully at Portland. Dearly loved husband of Alma, loved father & father-in-law of Vicki & Butch McDiarmid, much loved ‘Poppy Ris’ of his grandchildren Nikki & Terry, Melissa & of his great grandchildren Maddi & Lexi.

Aged 84 years.

Forever loved.

Respecting Roy’s wishes a private family service was held in the chapel of Kerry Linegar Funerals followed by cremation last TUESDAY (13TH JUNE, 2017).


THOMPSON:   Keith  5 June, 2017 peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family.  Of Lithgow.  Loving husband of Robyn, loved father & father-in-law of Craig & Sharon, Susan & David Shawcross, Karen & Stephen Quinn, much loved Pop of Jasmine, Sarah, Nathan, Jack, Matthew, Chelsea, dear brother & brother-in-law and uncle of their families.

Aged 79 years

‘The old fella has gone fishing’

Funeral & committal services for KEITH will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow  ON FRIDAY (9TH  JUNE, 2017) AT 11.00 AM.  At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to Palliative Care and may be left at the church.


PENNO (nee FARRELL): Marlane Fay  29 May, 2017 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Victor John (dec), loved mother of Graham, dear sister & sister-in-law of Colleen Farrell, Judy & Ted Gant, Cheryl Collier, Bruce (dec) and auntie of their families.

Aged 70 years.

‘Forever in our hearts’

A memorial service for  MARLANE will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (2ND JUNE, 2017) AT 11.00AM.  Members of the Lithgow  Workmen’s  Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to  Daffodil Cottage and may be left at the church.


WEBB (nee WILLMAN):    Heather Mabel           21 May, 2017 at Lithgow District Hospital. Formerly of Wallerawang & Wolgan Valley. A loving wife, mother, grandmother & great grandmother.

Aged 92 years.

May she rest in peace.

Privately cremated.


RYAN:           Patrick Nicholas (Nicko)      23 May, 2017 peacefully at his home in Lithgow. Beloved son of Patrick & Alice Ryan (both deceased), loved brother of Mervyn, Kevin, Nin Sinnett, Laurie, Doreen Doyle, Chicka (all deceased) & Archie (Marrangaroo Fields), fond brother-in-law & uncle of their families.

In his 80th year.

May He rest in peace.

Prayers for the repose of the soul of PATRICK (NICKO) RYAN will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (31ST MAY, 2017) AT 11.30AM. At the conclusion of the prayers private cremation will take place. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.


WOOD: Donald Garry (Don) 18 May, 2017 peacefully at his home in Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Lyn, loved father & father-in-law of Darren & Deborah, Robert, Luke & Casey, much loved Pop of Dashel, Danae and Jaia, dear brother of Dawn, Bev, Ross (dec), Fred, Val (dec) and Bob.

Aged 69 years.

‘Such is life’.

A service for DONALD will be held in Old Bowenfels Presbyterian Church, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (25th MAY, 2017) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the Lawn 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 Cancer Research & may be left at the church.


MISKIEWICZ (nee SULLIVAN): Anne Margaret 16 May, 2017 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital surrounded by her loving family. Of Lithgow and formerly of Bathurst. Dearly loved wife of Stan married 65 years, loved mother & mother-in-law of Gerald (dec), Maria & Henry, Elizabeth & Tony, Michael, Anthony, Stany (dec), James & Phillippa and Catherine & Glenn, much loved Nanny of Craig, Zoe, Bonnie, Leroy, Adam, Erin, Asha, Josiah, Benjamin, Zachariah and Timothy and great grandmother of Tyler, Sienna, Olivia, Lachlan and Clarabelle, dear sister & sister-in-law of Pat & Shirley (dec), Peter & Reiko (both dec), John (dec) & June and auntie of their families.

Aged 85 years

‘Always in our hearts’

A Requiem mass for the repose of the soul of ANNE will be celebrated in St Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON TUESDAY (23RD MAY, 2017) AT 10.00AM. The rosary will be recited in the church at 9.30am prior to the commencement of the mass. At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass the cortege will proceed to the Lithgow Cemetery. Members of the Majellan Club & Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the St. Therese Mission Group & may be left at the church.


TINDALL (nee NOAD):      Margaret Shearea     11th May, 2017 peacefully at Tanderra Nursing Home, Lithgow, Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Bob, loved mother & mother-in-law of Lucille & Bob, Karen & Ian, Darren & Jo, much loved Nan of her grandchildren Trudy & Bob, Shane & Jade, Steven & Trent, Troy & Danni, Jayne & Dean, Fiona & Jaron, Blake, Cooper & of her great grandchildren Emerald, Hollie, Aliviyah, Anika, Kirra, Jesse & Ruby, dear sister of Bob, fond sister-in-law & auntie of their families.

Aged 85 years.

Forever in our hearts.

Funeral & committal services for MARGARET will be held in HosKins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (17TH MAY, 2017) AT 2.00PM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Tanderra Nursing Home, Lithgow & may be left at the church.


HOLMES:    Ronald Stanley (Ron)  6 May, 2017 peacefully at Calvary Private Hospital Wagga Wagga.  Of Lake Albert. Formerly of Blackheath & Lithgow.  Loving husband of Annette (dec) and Barbara (dec), loved father & father-in-law of Loretta (dec), Lisa & Joey, stepfather of Peita & Marc, Kylie, much loved Pop of Chelsey, Jacinta, Alexis, Erica, Alicia, Thomas, Lily, Georgia, Riley, dear brother & brother-in-law of Shirley & Henry (dec) Hodges and uncle of their family.

Aged 80 years.

Always and remembered.

A service for RONALD will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church,  Bridge Street, Lithgow   ON MONDAY (15TH MAY,  2017) AT 11.00 AM.  At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the Catholic No. 1 portion Lithgow Cemetery.  Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.


DUTHEIL (nee FANGER): Madeleine Andree    5th May, 2017 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow. Of  Wallerawang. Dearly loved wife of Emile, loved mother & mother-in-law of Evelyne & Steven (dec), Fred & Carol, much loved Nanny of Phillippe, Richard, Stephanie, Francoise, Damien, Chantal and her 7 great grandchildren.

Aged 84 years.

 Forever in our hearts, always loved & remembered.

A service for MADELEINE will be held in the Christian Life Centre, Musket Parade, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (12TH MAY, 2017) at 10.00AM. At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the Lawn Portion of Pipers Flat Cemetery. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.


CLEMENTS (nee MILLAR):  Christina Helen (Nina)  4 May, 2017 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Lithgow.   Dearly loved wife of  Ernie, loved mother & mother-in-law of Louise & Jeff and Jeff, much loved Nan of Ben & Kersti, Andrew & Jacqui, Mitchell & Aimee, Sophie, great grandmother of Hannah, Emily, Jasmyne, Nyxon, Isabelle, Charlie, Toby, dear sister & sister-in-law of Janice, Dianne & Alan, Narelle & Peter, John and auntie of their families.

Aged 81 years

‘At rest’

A service for CHRISTINA will be held in Old Bowenfels Presbyterian Church, ON  THURSDAY (11 May, 2017) AT 11.00 AM.  At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the Lawn No.1 portion of Lithgow Cemetery.  Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to the Lithgow United Hospital Auxiliary and may be left at the church.


STANTON: Philip John (Phil) 29 April, 2017 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Portland. Dearly loved husband of Rogelia, loved father of Philip, dear brother of Peter (dec), Mary, Anne, Colette and fond uncle of their families.

Aged 73 years

‘Forever in our Hearts’

Requiem mass for the repose of the soul of PHILIP will be celebrated in St Patrick’s Catholic Church Mort Street, Lithgow ON, FRIDAY (5TH MAY, 2017) 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.


PERVUSHIN:   Liza Anne  21 April, 2017 suddenly at Lawson.  Of Lawson.  Beloved daughter of Anne & Alex (dec), dearly loved partner of  Scott, loved mother & mother-in-law of Jeremy & Teagan, Emily & Mitch, Jasmine, Aleisha, much loved Nan of Matthew and Micah, dear sister & sister-in-law of Alex & Kim and auntie of their family.

Aged 43 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for LIZA will be held in the Chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens  crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura ON FRIDAY (5TH  MAY, 2017) AT 11.00 AM.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Beyond Blue and may be left at the chapel.


WHITE:  Donald Henry (Don)  25 April, 2017 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow.  Much loved husband of  Gill, loved father & father-in-law of Donald (dec) & Brenda, Margaret, Diane & Malcolm (dec), Lawrence (dec), beloved stepdad of Bradley & Katrina, Nicholas, Jonathon & Nerida, much loved Pop & grandpop of all his grandchildren, fond brother & brother-in-law and uncle of their families.

Aged 90 Years

‘Forever in our hearts’

Funeral and committal services for DONALD will be held in the Chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura ON TUESDAY (2ND MAY, 2017) AT 11.00 AM.   Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.


COOMBS (nee OATES):   Edith Mabel  23 April, 2017 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge.  Of Lithgow and formerly of Moonie Beach.  Dearly loved wife of George (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Robert (dec) & Margaret, Bryen & Bev, much loved Little Nanna of Glenn & Sheryl, Leonie, Craig & Sheree, Darren (dec) & Kelly, Jason & Nevada, Karly (dec), Shelley, fond great grandmother & great great grandmother, dear sister & sister-in-law of Kitty & Jim (both dec), Mabel & Ron (dec) and auntie of their families.

Aged 100 years

‘Home with my heavenly Father’

Funeral and committal services for EDITH will be held in the Lithgow Bible Church, Col Drewe Drive, Lithgow ON MONDAY (1 MAY, 2017) AT 11.00 AM.  At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.


PEARSE: Richard Arthur OAM (Jumbo) 19 April, 2017 at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Patricia, loved father & father-in-law of Toni (dec), Mark & Helen, Ian & Annie, much loved Grandad of Jarrod, Amanda, Michael, James, Caitlin, Benjamin and Olivia, dear brother and uncle of his family in the UK.

Aged 84 years

Always Remembered

Respecting RICHARD’S wishes a private service was held in the Chapel of Kerry Linegar Funerals LAST FRIDAY (28TH APRIL, 2017) AT 1.00PM.


SPILLETT: David John (Dave)   22 April, 2017 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Beryl, loved father & father-in-law of Peter & Karen, Susan & Mark, Colleen & Sergio, Wendy & Andrew, much loved Pop of Andrew, Wayne, Dianne, April, Brendan, Joshua, Adrian, Richard, Ethan, Michelle, Mitchell, Miguel and their partners, and great grandfather of his 17 great grandchildren, dear brother  of Clive, Barbara (dec), Frances (dec), Michael (dec), Georgina, fond brother-in-law of Janice and uncle of their families.

Aged 79 years.

Forever in our Hearts

Funeral & committal services for DAVID will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (28TH APRIL, 2017) 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.


KEARNS (nee McMANUS):   Joan Elizabeth  21 April, 2017 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital .  Of Portland and formerly of Blackheath and South West Rocks.   Dearly loved wife of Jimmy (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Marilyn (dec) & Mark, Dianne, Christine & Les, Lisa & Greg, much loved Nanny Joan of Stephen, Nigel, Allan, Nathan, Daniel, Matthew, great Nanny Joan of Emma, Daniel, Britney, Josh, Ethan, Ainsley, Saxon, great great Nanny Joan of Eli, and  a dear sister & sister-in-law and auntie of their families.

Aged 79 years

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for JOAN will be held in the Chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura ON WEDNESDAY (26TH  APRIL, 2017) AT 2.00 PM.  Members of  the Portland RSL Sport and Recreational Club and the Portland Hospital Auxiliary are invited to attend.


EVANS (nee CARTER):  Rita Joan  16 April, 2017 peacefully at Tanderra Nursing Home, Lithgow.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Wal, loved mother & mother-in-law of Glenn, Geoff & Alison, Narelle & Andrew, Bruce & Louisa, Scott, cherished Nan of Alicia & John, Hayley, Willem, Yohanna, a treasured auntie Rita , cousin and friend of many.

Aged 81 years

‘Forever in our hearts’

Funeral and committal services for RITA will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON (FRIDAY 21ST APRIL, 2017) AT 11.00AM.  At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place.  Members of the Lithgow Chapter No. 39 Order of the Eastern Star are invited to attend.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Tanderra Nursing Home & may be left at the church.


BRAZIL:  Gloria Jean 12 April, 2017 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Wallerawang.  Dearly loved Mum of Christy and Emily, much loved Nanna of Jakob and Keanna, dear sister of Beverley, Robyn, Jonathon, soul sister of Dawn and auntie of their families.

Aged 58 years.

“Forever in our hearts”

A graveside service for GLORIA will be held in the Lawn portion of Pipers Flat Cemetery, ON THURSDAY (20TH APRIL, 2017) AT 11.00 AM.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to Daffodil Cottage and may be left at the graveside.


OLDMAN:     Kathleen Rose (Kathy)         2 April 2017 peacefully at Maroochydore, QLD. Formally of Lithgow. Wife of Stanley (dec), much loved mum and mother-in-law of Susan and Jeffrey, Michael (Artie), Peter and Marina, loved Nana of Thomas, Andrew, Emma, Christopher, Yevgeney and Valentine.

A strong and determined lady.

Aged 80 years.

“GO THE RABBITOHS”

Prayers for the repose of the soul of KATHY will be offered in St. Patricks Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON TUESDAY (11TH APRIL, 2017) AT 2.00PM. At the conclusion of the prayers the cortege will proceed to the Lawn No.2 portion of Lithgow Cemetery.


HIGGINBOTHAM (nee SCHUBACK):                Barbara Grace          2 April, 2017 peacefully at Nepean Hospital, Kingswood. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Kevin, mother of Karen, Mark, Janene, Ian & their families.

In her 80th year.

Forever in my prayers.

Funeral & committal services for BARBARA will be held in Old Bowenfels Presbyterian Church ON MONDAY (10TH APRIL, 2017) AT 1.00PM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place.


ROEBUCK (nee ROBERTS): Doreen Mary 30 March, 2017 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow. Of Lithgow & formerly of Belmore. Dearly loved wife of Clive (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Mark & Lorraine, Damian & Ludwina, Philip & Michelle, John, Jane & Allan, Angela & Peter, Catherine, Paul, much loved Granma of Daniel, Madeline, Angus, Connor, Gerard, Callum, Patrick, Veronica, Phoebe, Joseph, Vincent, Zoe

Aged 91 years

“Rest me under the light of your everlasting stars” (Clive)

Requiem mass for the repose of the soul of DOREEN will be celebrated in St Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (5TH APRIL, 2017) AT 12.00 O’CLOCK. At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass the cortege will proceed to the family grave Catholic No. 1 portion of Lithgow Cemetery. Members of the Catholic Women’s League are invited to attend.


BOORSMA (nee COOPER): Edith Lilian     28 March, 2017 peacefully at Tanderra Nursing Home, Lithgow. Of Lithgow & formerly of Valley Heights & Mudgee. Dearly loved wife of Nicholas (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Dorothy & Adrian Wouters, Margaret & Brian (dec) Jordan, Lucille & Mark Hoy, much loved Nan of Kenneth, Dorelle, Carolyn, Catherine, Michelle, Simon, Julian, Nathan, Nicholas, Isaac, Grandma of her 13 great grandchildren, dear sister of Frank, Glen, Sidney, Cuthbert, Alfred (all dec), Rose, Violet, Joan and fond auntie of their families.

Aged 95 years.

“A much loved & determined lady”

A service for EDITH will be held in the Jehovah Witness Kingdom Hall, Sandford Avenue, Lithgow ON MONDAY (3RD APRIL, 2017) AT 2.00PM. At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the family grave Lawn No.1 portion of Lithgow Cemetery.


RITCHIE (nee SMITH):                  Leoni Frances            27 March, 2017 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Loved mother & mother-in-law of Katie & Amy and Francesca, dear sister & sister-in-law of Robyn & David King, Julie & Nicholas Rugg, Anthony (dec) & Dennis, fond auntie of their families.

Aged 63 years.

Forever in our hearts.

Funeral & committal services for LEONI will be held in the chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura ON MONDAY (3RD APRIL, 2017) AT 11.00AM. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Hope Cottage, Penrith & may be left at the chapel.


ROBERTS: Alexander Richard (Alex)  17 March, 2017 suddenly at his home in Lithgow. Beloved son of Dick & Chrissie (both deceased), loved brother & brother-in-law of Allen & Ros, Margaret & Dick Carr, loving uncle of Jason, Jennelle, Cheryl, Natalie, David, Greg, Melissa, Matt & their families.

Aged 66 years.

At peace with Mum

Funeral & committal services for ALEX will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (24TH MARCH, 2017) AT 1.00PM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of the Lithgow Lions Club, Club Lithgow & the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Lithgow Lions Club and may be left at the church.


TAYLOR (nee MURRAY):             Patricia Mary (Pat)  15 March, 2017 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital after a short illness. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Ian (Squizzy) (deceased), loved mother & mother-in-law of Jenny & John Emms, Peter & Robyn, Michael (deceased), much loved ‘Patty’ of Tristan & Aleisha, Hilary & Damien, dear sister & sister-in-law of Kevin (deceased) & Lorraine, Brian & Kathleen (both deceased), Ross & Marlene Taylor, much loved aunt & great aunt of Joanne, Tim, Annelise, Tom, Nick, Allison & Katherine.

In her 90th year.

A loving mother & a true friend.

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of PAT will be celebrated in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON TUESDAY (21ST MARCH, 2017) 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 Catholic No.2 portion of Lithgow Cemetery. Members of the Catholic Women’s League, St. Vincent de Paul Society & the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the National Stroke Foundation & may be left at the church.


MOLONEY:       Danny Wayne  11 March, 2017 peacefully at home. Of Wallerawang.    Dearly loved husband of Janice, loved father & father-in-law of Ty & Kym, Brian & Erin, much loved Pop of Sam, Kate, Parker and Lila, dear brother & brother-in-law of Leasley Sutherland, Mick & Mandy, Jock & Kathy and fond uncle of Amber, Dylan, Ethan, Jessica, Angie.

Aged 60 years.

“Forever in our hearts”

Prayers for the repose of the soul of DANNY will be offered in Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Lidsdale Street, Wallerawang ON FRIDAY (17TH MARCH, 2017) AT 11:00AM.  At the conclusion of the prayers a private internment will take place.  Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club and Wallerawang Bowling Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered toLithgow Palliative Care and may be left at the church.


COCK:           Matthew John           3 March, 2017 peacefully at his home in Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Jackie, loved father & father-in-law of Ryan & Amy, Paige & Darren, Rylee-Ruby, much loved Pop of Kaelan, Allriah, Noah, dear brother of Cheryl, fond brother-in-law of Allison, David, Denise, Charles, Lisa, fond uncle of his nieces & nephews.

Aged 50 years.

May He rest in peace.

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of MATTHEW will be celebrated in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (16TH MARCH, 2017) AT 10.00AM. At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass private cremation will take place. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the NSW Cancer Council & may be left at the church.


BENNETT:    Mervyn Reginald (Merv)                7 March, 2017 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Portland. Dearly loved husband of Noleen, loved father & father-in-law of Ken, Anne-Maree & Wayne Jackson, Lynne & Marcus McCann, much loved Pop of Emma & Adam, Bec, Ash & Kyle, Blake, Brayden, Connor, dear brother of Norma Brown, Brian (deceased), Fay Gardiner, fond brother-in-law & uncle of their families..

In his 80th year.

Gone caravanning.

Prayers for the repose of the soul of MERV will be offered in the chapel of Norwood Park Crematorium, Bradwardine Road, Bathurst ON FRIDAY (10TH MARCH, 2017) AT 1.30PM. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the NSW Cancer Council & may be left at the chapel.


REYNOLDS: Terrence Stanley (Terry) 1 March, 2017 at Nepean Hospital, Kingswood. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Lyn, loved father & father-in-law of Farrin & Nathan O’Neill, Brendan & Natalie, much loved Papa of Josh and Ethan, dear brother & brother-in-law of George & Elaine, John & Ailain, Robert (all dec) & Gwen, Kay & George Peacock, Ray Burgess and fond uncle of their families.

Aged 68 years.

‘Gone cruising’.

Funeral & committal services for TERRY will be held in St Paul’s Anglican Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (10TH MARCH, 2017) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Vale Ladies & may be left at the church.


PRACY:     Keith Osborne  3 March, 2017 peacefully at Portland Tabulam Cottages. Of Portland.  Loving husband of Millie (dec), loved father & father-in-law of Keith & Dale, Dennis & Blossom, much loved grandfather of Sally & Jamie, Kirra & Steve, KJ, Millie and great grandfather of Kye, Jack, Eiligh, Lillie, dear brother of Kevin, Bob, Shirley, Hazel (all dec), Noel, Ronnie, Bruce and Jimmy.

Aged 90 years.

“God Bless”

Funeral & committal services for Keith will be held in the chapel of Norwood Park Crematorium,  Bradwardine Road, Bathurst  ON THURSDAY (9TH MARCH, 2017) AT 11.00 AM.  Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.


MORGAN (nee PATRICK):   Caral Ann  1 March, 2017 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly  loved wife of David (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Brett, Arron, Dale & Sharee, much loved Nan & Nanny of Casey, Jake & Tiarne, Shania, Braxton, Montana, Matilda and great grandmother of Jett, Tasmin, dear sister & sister-in-law of Phillip (dec), Bonnie (dec) & Clive Coles, Margaret & Neville (dec) Drew, Jenny & Peter Ribaux and auntie of their families.

Aged 69 years

Forever loved and always remembered

Prayers for the repose of the soul of CARAL will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON  TUESDAY (7TH MARCH, 2017) AT 10.30 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 PAWS and may be left at the church.


FITTLER:     Jeremy Neil (Jezza)             16 February, 2017. Of Lithgow. Beloved father of Teesha, dearly loved son of Faye & Wayne, Ian & Mary, loving brother & brother-in-law of Daryl & Amy, Scott & Julie, Keren, Shannan, loved grandson of Ray & Val, Darcy & Heather (all deceased), fond uncle of his nieces & nephews, a great cousin & nephew and a good friend to many, soul mate of Kirsty.

Aged 33 years.

At peace & never forgotten.

Funeral & committal services for JEREMY will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (24TH FEBRUARY, 2017) AT 2.00PM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club Wolves Rugby League Club, Lithgow Bears Rugby League Club, Lithgow District Cricket Association and the Lithgow Sporting Fraternity are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Beyond Blue & may be left at the church.


MARANDA:  Henry James  16 February, 2017 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow.  Of Lithgow.  Loving husband of Roma (dec), loved father of Darrel, Bruce, Trevor, Greg, Brian, Brett (dec), stepfather of Ron and Beth, loving grandfather of his grandchildren & great grandchildren, loving brother of Aileen Allan (dec), David (dec), Joyce O’Brien, June Allen and uncle of their families.

Aged 86 years

Forever in our hearts

A service for HENRY  will be held in St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Lithgow   ON FRIDAY                           (24TH FEBRUARY, 2017) AT 11.00AM.  At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the Anglican No.1  portion of Lithgow Cemetery. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.


PATTISON:        Dennis John  14 February, 2017 peacefully at Portland Tabulam Cottages, Portland.  Of Portland.  Much loved husband of Chere, loved father of Deione, a very special Pop of Jarrod, Amber & Ben, dear brother & brother-in-law, uncle and friend of man

Aged 69 years

“Go the mighty Rabbitohs”

“Gone fishing”

Funeral and committal services for DENNIS will be held in the Chapel of Norwood Park Crematorium, Bradwardine Road Bathurst, ON  (THURSDAY 16TH  FEBRUARY, 2017) AT 11.00 AM. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Portland Tabulam Cottages & may be left at the chapel.


MEEHAN:                 Kevin             2 February, 2017 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Beryl (deceased), loved father & father-in-law of Michael & Diana, Gary & Susan, Kim & Rick, Ray Williams (deceased), much loved Pop of Simon, Rachel, Scott, Matthew, Darren, Telleeya, Bradley, Jennifer, Erin & their families, dear brother of Jack, Joyce, Fred, Alan (all deceased), Mervyn, Dorothy & Janice, fond brother-in-law & uncle of their families.

Aged 86 years.

Prayers for the repose of the soul of the late KEVIN MEEHAN will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (10TH FEBRUARY, 2017) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the prayers 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 Palliative Care & may be left at the church.


CAFE: Jamie Malcom (Nigger)   28 January, 2017 unexpectedly at home.  Of Capertee and formerly of Lithgow.  Loving mother Barbara, much loved son of Stephen and loving stepson of Teresa, dearly loved husband of Amber (dec), cherished father of Brydie, Ella, Taylor, Jarah, Beau, a dear brother & brother-in-law and uncle.

Aged 40 years.

“Forever in our creek”

A graveside service for JAMIE will be held in the Church of England portion of Ilford Cemetery, Cafe Road Ilford, ON FRIDAY (3RD   FEBRUARY, 2017) AT 1.00 PM.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to Beyond Blue and may be left at the graveside.


LINDSAY:                 Robert John (Jack)   28 January, 2017 peacefully at Oberon Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Connie (deceased), loved father & father-in-law of Wendy & David Schmid and Allan, much loved ‘Pa’ of Katie, Lindsay, Grace, James, Edward & of his great grandchildren Kirra, Marli, Evie, Blake & Nicholas, dear brother of Joy (deceased), fond brother-in-law & uncle of their families.

Aged 93 years.

Always remembered.

Funeral & committal services for the late ROBERT JOHN (JACK) LINDSAY of Lithgow will be held in Old Bowenfels Presbyterian Church ON FRIDAY (3RD FEBRUARY, 2017) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of Club Lithgow and Lithgow Probus 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.


COLLINS (nee GERSBACH): Janice Patricia (Jan) 27 January, 2017 suddenly at Orange Base Hospital. Of Lidsdale. Dearly loved daughter of Audrey & Gordon (both dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Glen, Trish & Adrian Lane, Jason  & Mel, much loved Grandma of Ashleigh, Bethany, Jeremy, Kelsey, Cody, Selena, Tyler, Dexter,  dear sister of Roger, Jeff, Karen, Greg & Colin and auntie of their families.

 Aged 62 years

‘Forever in our hearts’

Prayers for the repose of the soul of the late JANICE PATRICIA COLLINS of Lidsdale will be offered in Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Wallerawang ON THURSDAY (2ND FEBRUARY, 2017) AT 2.00PM. At the conclusion of the Prayers 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 Daffodil Cottage & may be left at the Church.


HAYDEN:                  Roy James      28 January, 2017 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Wallerawang. Dearly loved husband of Norma, loved father & father-in-law of Darrell, Lorraine & Keith, Julie & Glenn, Dale & John and Trevor, very much loved Pop of Katrina, Lisa, Gary, Vanessa, Deveena, Rodd, Ben, Brian, Melissa, Rebecca, Mathew & their families, dear brother of Morris & Barbara (both deceased), fond brother-in-law & uncle of their families.

In his 90th year.

Much loved by all & sadly missed.

Funeral & committal services for the late ROY JAMES HAYDEN of Wallerawang will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow on THURSDAY (2ND FEBRUARY, 2017) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of the Mid West Axemen’s Association are invited to attend. Flowers are appreciated but as an alternative donations could be considered to the NSW Cancer Council & may be left at the church.


McANDREW:                       Herbert Keith (Snow)           22 January, 2017 peacefully at Newcastle with his family by his side. Formerly of Wallerawang. Dearly loved husband of Gwen (deceased), loved father & father-in-law of Barbara, Kelvin (deceased), Ron (deceased), Maureen (deceased), Julie (deceased), Sherel & John, Robyn & Ken, Ken & Robbie, Deb & Mike, Wendy & Don, Kate & Rod and Gary, much loved ‘Father’ of his grandchildren & great grandchildren.

Aged 88 years.

Reunited with his beloved Gwen & our mum.’

Forever loved.

A service for the late HERBERT KEITH McANDREW of Newcastle & formerly of Wallerawang will be held in St. John the Evangelist Church, Wallerawang ON MONDAY (30TH JANUARY, 2017) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the family grave, Lawn portion of Pipers Flat Cemetery. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.


IRVING (nee RUSTEN):     Alice Mavis (Mavis)              21 January, 2017 peacefully at Tanderra Nursing Home, Lithgow. Of Lithgow & formerly of Katoomba. Loving wife of Albert (deceased), loved mother & mother-in-law of Eric (deceased) & Judy (Vic.), Brian & Patricia (Qld), much loved Grandma of Georgia, Andrew, Laura and great grandmother of Archer, Ingrid, Amelia & James, dear sister, sister-in-law & auntie of her family.

Aged 97 years

Cherished in memory.

Respecting Mavis’ wishes a private cremation has taken place.


MULDOON:             Allan Kevin               13 January, 2017 at Taree. Formerly of Wallerawang. Beloved son of Kevin (deceased) & Joyce, loved father & father-in-law of Dale (deceased), Russell & Megan, much loved Pop of Ammy, Tamicea, Deanna, Riley, Joe & of his great grandchildren, loved brother & brother-in-law of Geoffrey, Kathy & Glen, fond uncle of their families.

Aged 62 years

Funeral & committal services for the late ALLAN KEVIN MULDOON will be held in the chapel of Norwood Park Crematorium, Bradwardine Road, Bathurst ON TUESDAY (24TH JANUARY, 2017) AT 11.00AM.


CHANIOTIS:  Minas 16 January, 2017 after a short illness at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved father & father-in-law of Lucas & Kylie, Zoe, Deanna, much loved Poppy of Oscar, William, Jett, Jaxon, Charli.

Aged 63 years.

‘Forever in our hearts’

A Greek Orthodox service for  MINAS will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON MONDAY (23RD JANUARY, 2017) AT 11.00AM.   At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the Greek Orthodox portion of Lithgow Cemetery.  Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to  Pancare Foundation (Pancreatic Cancer Research & Support) and may be left at the church.


McKINNON:  Albert John  (Bert)  12 January, 2017 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.    Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved husband of Pam, loved father & father-in-law of Chris & Deb, David & Rita, Peter & Katrina, Doug & Natalie, Sam & Kylie, much loved Grandpa of Melissa & Alex, Daniel, Skye, Calvin, Zoe, Hughie, Iggy,  loved brother & brother-in-law and uncle of their families.

Aged 76 years

“Absent from the body, present with the Lord”

Funeral service for the late ALBERT JOHN McKINNON of Lithgow, will be held in St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (20TH JANUARY, 2017) AT 11.00 AM.  Thence to be followed by a committal service at Porters Retreat Cemetery, Abercrombie Road AT 3.30PM  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to Careflight and may be left at the church.


DEWAR:       James Bruce (Bruce)             10 January, 2017 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Jeanne, loved father & father-in-law of Ian & Kaylene, Debbie & Graeme Martin, Robert & Tracy, Alan & Mandy, much loved Pop of his 14 grandchildren & 15 great grandchildren, dear twin brother of Peter (deceased), fond brother-in-law & uncle of their families.

Aged 87 years

Forever loved.

Funeral & committal services for the late JAMES BRUCE (BRUCE) DEWAR of Lithgow will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON TUESDAY (17TH JANUARY, 2017) AT 1.00PM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of Club Lithgow 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.


MITCHELL:       Stanley Herbert Vincent (Stan)   9 January, 2017 suddenly at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Wallerawang.  Dearly loved husband of Sylvia loved father of Wayne, Yanlin, Mark (dec), much loved Pop of Brendan, Trinity, Luiwei, dear brother of Thomas, Wilfred, Agnus (Nessie) (all dec).

Aged 92 years

“Forever in our hearts”

Prayers for the repose of the soul of  the late STANLEY HERBERT VINCENT MITCHELL of Wallerawang will be offered in Sacred Heart Catholic Church Lidsdale Street, Wallerawang ON TUESDAY (17TH JANUARY, 2017) AT 10.00AM.  At the conclusion of the prayers 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 the Starlight Foundation and may be left at the church.


MITCHELL:       Mark Peter (Mitch)  11 January, 2017 after a long illness at Bundaberg Base Hospital.  Of  Bundaberg and formerly of Wallerawang.  Loved son of  Stan (dec) & Sylvia, dear brother of Wayne and Yanlin, fond uncle of Brendan, Trinity, Luiwei.

Aged 56 years

‘Forever in our hearts’

Prayers for the repose of the soul of  the late MARK PETER MITCHELL of Bundaberg and formerly of Wallerawang will be offered in conjunction with his late father Stanley Mitchell in Sacred Heart Catholic Church,  Lidsdale Street, Wallerawang ON  TUESDAY (17TH JANUARY, 2017) AT 10.00 AM.  Privately cremated.   No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to Starlight Foundation and may be left at the Church.


HOY (nee KING):   Margaret Olive  9 January, 2017 peacefully in the end at Tanderra Nursing Home, Lithgow.  Of Lithgow.  Loved wife of Max (dec),  Loving Mother & mother-in-law of John & Sally, Toni, Mark & Lucy, adored grandmother of Trent, Erin, Tegan, Mackenzie, Bronte, Mitchell, Sigourney, Courtney, Siobhan and most loved great grandmother of Max, Beau, Cody, MacKinley and Maddox.

1931 – 2017

Aged 85 years

‘Forever in our hearts’

Funeral & committal services for the late MARGARET OLIVE HOY  of Tanderra Nursing Home, Lithgow  will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow  ON FRIDAY (13TH  JANUARY, 2017) AT 2.00 PM.  At the conclusion of the services 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.


WEEKES (nee BROOKS):   Mavis Ruby  7 January, 2017 peacefully at Cooinda Aged Peoples Home, Lithgow.  Of Lithgow.  Loving wife of Eric (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Barry & Lorraine (both dec), Colleen Harmer, Kerry (dec), Denis & Denise, Greg & Tracey, much loved grandma of Lisa & Aaron, Sonja & Andrew, Melinda & Guy, Jodie & Steven, Laura & Andy, Steven, Tracey and great grandma of Kloe, Jessie, Taylah, Finn, Edan, Logan, Jack, Bridie, dear sister & sister-in-law and auntie of their families.

Aged 93 years

‘Forever in our hearts’

Funeral & committal services for the late MAVIS RUBY WEEKES  of Cooinda Aged Peoples Home, Lithgow  will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (13TH  JANUARY, 2017) AT 11.00 AM.  At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place.  Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to Cooinda Aged Peoples Home and may be left at the church.


SHEEHAN (nee SHUMACK): Patricia Doreen (Pat) 5 January, 2017 peacefully at Tabulam Cottages, Portland. Of Portland. Dearly loved wife of Daniel (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Catherine & Glenn Campbell, Peter & Kerrie, Colleen & Brian West, John & Shireen much loved grandmother of Michael, Tracey, Lauren, Brett, Ty, Daniel, Tim, Jared, Shane, Brendan, Chrissie, Sarah, Emma and great grandmother of 16 great grandchildren, dear sister of Olga Thompson, Fr Martin Shumack OFM, Molly Droulers, Owen Shumack (all dec), Kathleen Regan, Clare Stait and auntie of their families.

Forever in our hearts.

Requiem mass for the repose of the soul of  the late PATRICIA DOREEN SHEEHAN of Portland will be celebrated in St Vincent’s Catholic Church, Portland ON WEDNESDAY (11TH JANUARY, 2017) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass the cortege will proceed to the Catholic  portion of Portland Cemetery. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Tabulam Cottage, Portland & may be left at the church.


AINSWORTH:    Dennis John  1 January, 2017 peacefully at Cooinda Aged Peoples Home, Lithgow and formerly of Mt. Victoria.  Much loved husband of Joyce, dear brother & brother-in-law of Robert & Judy, Norman & Sandy, Rhonda & Ken (dec) Odgers and Thompson families and uncle of all their families.

Aged 77 Years

 “Forever in our hearts”

Funeral service for DENNIS JOHN AINSWORTH  of Cooinda Aged Peoples Home, Lithgow and formerly of Mt. Victoria will be held in Blackheath Presbyterian Church,  Wentworth Street, Blackheath ON TUESDAY  (10TH JANUARY 2017), AT 1.00PM.  At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the Presbyterian portion of Blackheath Cemetery.


HOLDEN (nee SWIFT):       Janet (Jan)                 19 December, 2016 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow

Aged 72 years

At peace

Privately cremated.

Jodi, Darren & Larnie Holden respectfully invite family & friends to attend prayers to be offered in the Conifer Garden at Lithgow Cemetery ON THURSDAY (5TH JANUARY, 2017) AT 11.00AM.


GORMAN: Kathryn Louise (Kath, Kelgeli) 24 December, 2016 at Lithgow. Beloved wife of David, loving daughter of Rob (dec) & Jean Gorman, loved sister of Robyn. Loving stepmother to Tracy, much loved Nanna of Max.

Aged 54 years

‘Gone Home’

Requiem mass for the repose of the soul of  the late KATHRYN LOUISE GORMAN will be celebrated in St Patrick’s Catholic Church Mort Street, Lithgow TOMORROW, WEDNESDAY (4TH JANUARY, 2017) AT 2.00PM. At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass private cremation will take place. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club & Girl Guides Australia are invited to attend.


KINNEAR (nee WEATHERALL & formerly DUNSTAN):  Judy    25 December, 2016 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Hartley. Loving mother & mother-in-law of Penny & David, Alex & Rhonda, Chris & Anna, Prue, Jon & Sarah, Priscilla, much loved Granny of her 17 grandchildren, dear sister of David, Gwen, Susan, Michael and their families.

Aged 81 years.

Thank you. I love you all.

Funeral & Committal services for the late JUDY KINNEAR of Hartley will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (4TH JANUARY, 2017) AT 11.00AM. Please wear bright colours & Hawaiian shirts to celebrate Judy’s life. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of Beehive & the Lithgow City Brass Band are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Lithgow Palliative Care & may be left at the Church.


SIMPSON: Barry Victor 26 December, 2016 peacefully at Tabulam Cottage, Portland. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved Husband of Helen (dec), loved father & father-in-law of Diane & David Moody, much loved Poppy of Peter & Georgia, fond brother-in-law of  Pat and David.

Aged 79 years.

‘Always in our Hearts’.

Funeral & committal services for the late BARRY VICTOR SIMPSON of Lithgow will be held in St Paul’s Anglican Church, Lithgow ON, FRIDAY (30TH DECEMBER, 2016) 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.


FINLAYSON:           Peter James               20 December, 2016 peacefully at Nepean Hospital, Kingswood. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Elizabeth, loved father of Eiran, Myvanwy, Ailsa, Sarah & Beau, dear brother of Marcus, John (both deceased) & Donald.

Aged 67 years

Loved by all.

Memorial prayers for the repose of the soul of the late PETER FINLAYSON will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (28TH DECEMBER, 2016) AT 11.00AM.

Privately cremated.


STEPHENSON:        John Francis              19 December, 2016 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Norma, loved father & father-in-law of Rob & Tam, Jen & Mat Whichelo, Richard & Katie, much loved Poppy Joe & Pop of Eathan, Jessica, Chloe, Axel, Blake & Geoffrey, fond brother-in-law & uncle of his family.

Aged 74 years

Loved always and forever.

Funeral & committal services for the late JOHN FRANCIS STEPHENSON of Lithgow will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (29TH DECEMBER, 2016) 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 CareFlight & may be left at the church.


CAFE (nee DAVERN):  Amber Helen  (Ber)     12 December, 2016 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Capertee and formerly of Lithgow.  Much loved daughter of Ronald & Helen, dearly loved wife of Jamie, cherished mother of Brydie, Ella, Jarah, Taylor, Beau, a dear sister & sister-in-law and aunty.

Aged 37 years.

“Forever in our creek”

A graveside service for AMBER will be held in the Church of England portion of Ilford Cemetery, Cafe Road Ilford, ON FRIDAY (16TH  DECEMBER, 2016) AT 11.00 AM.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to the Pulmonary Hypertension Unit St. Vincent’s Hospital and may be left at the graveside.


LAWRENCE: Jeannette Dulcie (nee DOEL) 5 December, 2016. Of Mt Wilson, formerly of Wahroonga. Dearly loved wife of David, loved mother of Samantha and Michael. A service for the late JEANNETTE DULCIE LAWRENCE will be held in St George’s Anglican Church, Mt Wilson ON WEDNESDAY (14TH DECEMBER, 2016) AT 1.00PM.At the conclusion of the service internment will take place in the Church yard cemetery.


ROOTS (nee MURDOCH):             Paula Therese            23 November, 2016 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Beloved wife of Mark, dearly loved mother & mother-in-law of Mikayla & Brad Callcott and Tiarne, cherished daughter of Norm (deceased) & Willa Murdoch, amazing sister & sister-in-law of Kathryn & Will Thomas, Jacqueline & Ian Pender, Mark, Megan & Michael Firth, Michelle & Colin Thomas and Cheryl Ellis, loved & cherished auntie of her nieces & nephews & their families.

Aged 51 years

‘I was here. I lived. I loved’

Prayers for the repose of the soul of the late PAULA THERESE ROOTS of Lithgow will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON TUESDAY (29TH NOVEMBER, 2016) AT 2.00PM.

Please wear Paula’s favourite colour purple to celebrate her life.

At the conclusion of the prayers private interment will take place. Members of Jays Junior Girls Hockey Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Daffodil Cottage & may be left at the church.


PENDER (nee HAYNES):   June Catherine          21 November, 2016 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Brian, loved mother & mother-in-law of Kevin & Janette and Deborah, much loved Nan of Kylie & Adam, Aaron, Brad & Hannah, Joshua & Rachelle, David, much loved Old Nan of Summer, Ben, Lachlan, Harper-Jade, dear sister of Beverly Viles, Enid Facchina & Joyce Waples, fond sister-in-law & auntie of their families.

Aged 80 years

Forever in our hearts.

A graveside service for the late JUNE CATHERINE PENDER will be held in the Lawn No.2 portion of Lithgow Cemetery ON MONDAY (28TH NOVEMBER, 2016) AT 11.00AM.


GILLARD:    John Joseph (Jack)   21 November, 2016 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Coleen, loved father of Shae, Jackie, Peta & Clint, much loved Pop of Jacob, Keegan & Mitchell, dear brother of Eileen, Betty & Helen.

Aged 88 years

Always remembered.

 

Funeral & committal services for the late JACK GILLARD of Lithgow will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (25TH NOVEMBER, 2016) AT 2.00PM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Members of Club Lithgow, Lithgow Workmen’s Club & Valley Cricket Club are invited to attend.


 

BRADLEY:   Raymond Ronald (Ray)       21 November, 2016 peacefully at his home in Lithgow. Dearly loved son of Keith & Denise Bradley, son of Daryl Northey (deceased), loved brother of Michelle, Paul, Todd, Carissa, Linda & their families.

Aged 36 years

Forever loved.

Prayers for the repose of the soul of the late RAY BRADLEY of Lithgow will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (25TH NOVEMBER, 2016) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the prayers private cremation will take place. Members of the Lithgow Hotel Cougars Cricket Club are invited to attend.


MILLER:  Rita May 14 November, 2016 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved partner of Ray Chandler, loved mother of Robert, Lisa, Stephen, Donna, Amanda, Wayne, much loved Nan of her 16 grandchildren & 4 great grandchildren, dear sister of Robyn, Les, Margaret, fond auntie of Sue.

Aged 66 years.

‘Forever in our Hearts’.

Funeral & committal services for the late RITA MAY MILLER of Lithgow will be held in St Paul’s Anglican Church, Lithgow ON, WEDNESDAY (23RD NOVEMBER, 2016) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the St. Vincent de Paul Society & may be left at the church.


ROWE:  Cecil (Cec)  15 November, 2016 peacefully at home.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved husband of Betty, much loved father & father-in-law of Ann & Ray Thompson, Cheryl & Chris Warren, loved Pop of Nathan & Lindsay, Brendon & Laura, Stephen & Caitlin, Nicole & Simon, great grandfather of Toby, Eadie, Olive, Ava, dear brother of Robert and fond uncle.

Aged 84 years

“Forever in our hearts”

Funeral and committal services for the late  CECIL ROWE of  Lithgow will be held in St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (18TH NOVEMBER, 2016) AT 11.00 AM.  At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.  Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to the National Heart Foundation and may be left at the church.


BURROWS: Deborah Ann (Deb) 13 November, 2016 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow formerly of Portland. Loving mother & mother-in-law of Jade & Brenden, much loved Nan of Shontay and Alirah, dearly loved daughter of Ted & Colleen, dear sister & sister-in-law of Rhonda & Stephen, Tony, fond auntie of Jessica and Isaac.

Aged 58 years.

“Forever in our Hearts”

A service for DEBORAH ANN BURROWS will be held in the Chapel of Norwood Park Crematorium Bradwardine Road, Bathurst On THURSDAY (17TH NOVEMBER, 2016) 11.00AM. No flowers by request in lieu donations could be considered to the Australian Cancer Research Foundation & may be left at the Chapel.


O’SULLIVAN: John Joseph 8 November, 2016 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Dianne, loved father & father-in-law of  Chris & Joh, Nikki & Justin, much loved ‘Grandaddy’ of Lorissa, Holly, Chelsea and Baby, dear brother of Vince and Paul (both dec).

Aged 80 years

‘Miss me but let me go’

 Requiem mass for the repose of the soul of  the late JOHN JOSEPH O’SULLIVAN of  Lithgow will be celebrated in St Patrick’s Catholic Church Mort Street, Lithgow ON, WEDNESDAY (16TH NOVEMBER, 2016) AT 11.00 AM. At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass private internment will take place. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.


YOUNG: Thomas Edward (Tom), 8 November, 2016 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Anne, loved father & father-in-law of Stephen, Julieanne & Wayne, much loved Pop of Alicia (dec), Katie, Gemma, Cody, Cassie dear brother, fond brother-in-law and uncle of his family.

                                                                Aged 77 years

                                                        ‘Forever in our Hearts’

Requiem mass for the repose of the soul of  the late THOMAS EDWARD YOUNG of  Lithgow will be celebrated in St Patrick’s Catholic Church Mort Street, Lithgow ON, FRIDAY (11TH NOVEMBER, 2016) AT 12.00 O’CLOCK. At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass the cortege will proceed to the Lawn 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 Alzheimer’s Australia Dementia Research Foundation & may be left at the church.


WILLIAMS:  Joshua David (Josh) 1 November, 2016 unexpectedly at Home. Of Pennant Hills formerly of Cullen Bullen. Dearly loved son of Anthony & Kerry, much loved partner of Sonya, loved father of Hunter, dear brother of Jarrod, loved grandson of Ken & Sonia Rochester, Dave & Yvonne Williams and Shirley & Chris Bailey.

Aged 23 years.

‘Forever in our Hearts’

A service for the late JOSHUA DAVID WILLIAMS of Pennant Hills formerly of Cullen Bullen will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (11TH NOVEMBER, 2016) AT 1.00PM. At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the Lawn portion of Cullen Bullen Cemetery. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service and may be left at the Church.


HAYNES:  Edward Robert (Ted)  6 November, 2016 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Lithgow and formerly of Singleton.  Dearly loved husband of Marie, loved father & father-in-law of Kim & Wayne Martin, Ross (dec), Janet, Steve (both of Singleton), much loved Pop of  Penny & Jason, Andrew & Stephanie, Neil & Lara,  Alfred & Kristinah, Caleb, cherished great grandpop of Jess & Aaron, Joshua (dec), Cooper, Lachlan, Courtney, Makayla, Nate, Noah, Rylee, Jett, dear brother & brother-in-law of Harold & Dawn, Alan (dec) & Margaret and uncle of their families.

Aged 79 years.

Always remembered

 A service for the late  EDWARD ROBERT HAYNES of Lithgow and formerly of Singleton will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow  ON  THURSDAY (10TH NOVEMBER, 2016) AT 11.00AM.    Thence to be followed by a committal service in the Sedgefield Cemetery, Singleton ON MONDAY (14TH NOVEMBER, 2016) AT 12.00 O’CLOCK.  Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to the Lung Cancer Appeal and may be left at the church and graveside.


KOMMA:  Mark Anthony  29 October, 2016 unexpectedly at Lithgow.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved son of Michael & Cheryl, dear brother & brother-in-law of Andrew & Candie and uncle of Rhys.

Aged 32 Years

‘Always remembered’

KOMMA:  Prayers for the repose of the soul of the late MARK ANTHONY KOMMA of Lithgow will be held in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON TUESDAY (8TH  NOVEMBER, 2016)  AT 11.00 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 Black Dog Institute and may be left at the church.


DEAN (nee WILLIAMS):    Marie Edith               30 October, 2016 peacefully at Nepean Hospital, Kingswood. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Bill, loved mother & mother-in-law of Bill & Toni, Stephen, David, much loved Nanna of Simon, Levi, Matthew, Daniel, dear sister of Valda, Patricia, Thomas, Gary (deceased), Peter, fond sister-in-law & auntie of their families.

Aged 74 years.

Always in our hearts.

Requiem mass for the repose of the soul of the late MARIE EDITH DEAN of Lithgow will be celebrated in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (3RD NOVEMBER, 2016) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass the cortege will proceed to the lawn No.2 portion of Lithgow Cemetery. Members of the LIthgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the NSW Cancer Council & may be left at the church.


ROBERSON:      Kevin James  (Kev)   26 October, 2016 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Portland.  Formerly of Christchurch  New Zealand.  Dearly loved husband of Lena (and Alice mother of his children) loved father & father-in-law of Sharon & Kevin, Neil & Megan, much loved Pop of Kayla, Georgia, Kourtney, Claire, dear brother & brother-in-law of Graeme & Robyn, loving extended family of Kym & David, Michelle & Kip, Brooke, Joshua, Christian, Matthew, Jake, Aidan, Zac and uncle of their families.

Aged 71 years

‘Forever in our hearts’

Funeral and committal services for the late  KEVIN JAMES ROBERSON of  Portland and formerly of Christchurch New Zealand will be held in Lithgow Christian Life Centre, Musket Parade, Lithgow ON TUESDAY (1ST NOVEMBER 2016) AT 10.00 AM.  At the conclusion of the service a private cremation will take place.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to Relay For Life Cancer Council N.S.W. and may be left at the church.


Mc CANN  (nee TAYLOR):             Patricia Joan  (Pat)  23 October, 2016 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Portland.  Dearly loved soulmate of Neville (dec), loved mother of Eric (dec), Peter, Lyn, Col, Clive, Wayne, Lionel, Sharon, Dot, Joyce, Leon and mother-in-law of their partners, much loved Nan and great grandmother, dear sister & sister-in-law and aunty of their families.

Aged 78 years.

“Keep smiling”

“Forever in our hearts”

Prayers for the repose of the soul of the late PATRICIA JOAN Mc CANN of Portland will be held in St. Vincent’s Catholic Church, Portland  ON FRIDAY (28TH OCTOBER, 2016) AT 1.30 PM.   At the conclusion of the prayers private cremation will take place.  Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club and Portland R.S.L. Sport and Recreation Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to the Diabetes Australia Research Trust and may be left at the church.


JONKERS:                Delphine (Inge)          20 October, 2016 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Marrangaroo, Dearly loved wife of Tony (deceased), loved mother & mother-in-law of Nora, Nancy, Chris & Julie, Wendy & Vic, Jos & Monica, Tony (deceased), Mary & Reg, much loved Oma of 19 grandchildren & 22 great grandchildren, dear sister of Ed, Jos, Mici, Mar, Irma (all deceased), Nora, Vincent, Alfons, dear sister-in-law of Joke, fond sister-in-law & auntie of their families.

Loving, giving & kind hearted.

 Requiem mass for the repose of the soul of the late INGE JONKERS of Marrangaroo will be celebrated in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (28TH OCTOBER, 2016) AT 10.00AM. The rosary will be recited in the church at 9.30am prior to the commencement of the mass. At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass private interment will take place. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the St. Therese Mission Group & may be left at the church.


JOSS:             Edward (Ted)            21 October, 2016 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow & formerly of Woodford. Dearly loved husband of June, loved father & father-in-law of John & Linda, Gary, Maxine & Scott, Alan, much loved Pop & Pa of Lucinda, Gemma & Luke, dear brother & brother-in-law of Alan & Shirley, fond uncle of his nieces & nephews in England.

Aged 81 years

Forever in our hearts.

A service for TED JOSS will be held in the chapel of Kerry Linegar Funerals 157 Mort Street, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (27TH OCTOBER, 2016) AT 1.00PM. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Salvation Army & may be left at the chapel.


COOK:  Peter Kenneth (Cookie)  18 October, 2016 peacefully at home.  Of Lithgow.  Much loved husband of Bev, loved father & father-in-law of Glen, Julie Boyd-Skinner, Karen & Nigel Wallis, much loved Pop of Bradley, Damien, Christopher & Natasha, Dylan, Zachary, Benjamin and great grandfather of Jasmine, Brooklynn, dear brother & brother-in-law and uncle of their families.

Aged 76 years

‘Forever in our hearts’

Funeral and committal services for the late  PETER KENNETH COOK of  Lithgow will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (27TH OCTOBER, 2016) AT 11.00 AM.   At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.  Members of Club Lithgow and Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Palliative Care Lithgow and may be left at the church.


PEARCE:      Leslie Leonard (Les, Curly) 20 October, 2016 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Loving husband of Janette (deceased), loved father & father-in-law of Len & Estelle, Trevor & Therese, much loved grandfather of Natasha, dear brother & brother-in-law of George & Shirley, Laurel & Bill King (both deceased), much loved uncle of his nephews, nieces & their families.

Aged 76 years.

Together again.

 A service for the late LESLIE LEONARD PEARCE of Lithgow will be held in St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Lithgow ON  WEDNESDAY (26TH OCTOBER, 2016) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the family grave Lawn No.1 portion of Lithgow Cemetery. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Diabetes Australia & may be left at the church.


BARNES:  John Talbot (Ox) 20 October, 2016 peacefully at home.  Of Wallerawang.  Beloved son of Nancy Barnes and Joe Talbot Barnes (both dec), dearly loved husband of Beverley (dec), loved father & father-in-law of Alan Talbot & Sonya, Joanne & Rick, much loved Dah of Chelsea, Marshall & Shannon, Ross.

Aged 74 years.

‘Together again with his beloved faceache’

A service for the late  JOHN TALBOT BARNES of Wallerawang will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow   ON WEDNESDAY AT 1.00PM  thence to be followed by a committal service in the Chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura AT 3.00PM.  Members of Lithgow Workmen’s Club and Portland Golf Club are invited to attend.


BOYD-SKINNER:    Darcy Vincent           Passed away peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital on 17th October, 2016 with his family by his side Aged 70 years. Beloved husband of Kathryn (deceased) & Maureen, much loved father of Karlene, Mark, Haydon & Courtney, cherished Pop of his 9 grandchildren & great grandchildren, son of Alice & Francis (both deceased), fondly remembered by his brothers & sisters and their families.

Requiem mass for the repose of the soul of the late DARCY VINCENT BOYD-SKINNER of Lithgow will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON MONDAY (24TH OCTOBER, 2016) AT 1.00PM. At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass private cremation will take place. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Father Chris Riley’s Youth off the Streets & may be left at the church.


OUSBY:     Ronald Thomas  (Ronny)  18 October, 2016 Unexpectedly at St. George Hospital, Kogarah. Of Lithgow.  Beloved son of Thomas & Marjorie (both dec), dear brother & brother-in-law of Robert & Kaye, Valerie (dec) & John Hatton, Richard and fond uncle of their families.

 Aged 71 years

Gone to Holden Heaven

‘Forever in our hearts’

A service for the late  RONALD THOMAS OUSBY of  Lithgow, will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON MONDAY (24TH OCTOBER, 2016)  AT 10.00 AM.  At the conclusion of the service a private interment will take place.  Members of the City of Lithgow R.S.L. Club Sub Branch (wear medals) and Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to the Kidney Kar Rally and may be left at the church.


SABO: Steve Stjepan

14 October, 2016 peacefully at Cooinda Aged Peoples Home. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Agnes, loved father of Julie and Jerry.

Aged 86 years.

 Forever in our Hearts

Requiem mass for the repose of the soul of the late STEVE STJEPAN SABO of Lithgow will be celebrated in St Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON, FRIDAY (21 OCTOBER, 2016) AT 12.00 O’CLOCK. At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass the cortege will proceed to the Catholic No.2 portion of Lithgow Cemetery.


William Neville (Ned) Boyd 17.7.1928 – 11.10.2016

On Tuesday 11th October Ned passed away peacefully after a short stay in Lithgow Community Hospital. A loving husband of Josephine and a much loved brother, brother-in-law, uncle and friend to all who knew him.

“I have called you by name, you are mine”

Graveside prayers for the repose of the soul of the late WILLIAM NEVILLE BOYD of Lithgow will be offered in the Lawn No.2 portion of Lithgow Cemetery ON WEDNESDAY (19TH OCTOBER, 2016) AT 11.30AM. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Alzheimer’s Australia Dementia Research Foundation & may be left at the graveside.


BREWER (Nee O’NEILL):             Jeanette Mary (Jean)            12 October, 2016 at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Jack (deceased), loved mother of Yvonne, Jeanette (deceased) & Laurie, much loved Nana of her 5 grandchildren, much loved Grandma of her 20 great grandchildren and 3 great great grandchildren, dear sister of Laurie, Kevin, Fred, Elma, Peggy (all deceased) & Genevieve, fond sister-in-law & auntie of their families.

Aged 94 years.

May she rest in peace.

Requiem mass for the repose of the soul of the late JEANETTE MARY BREWER of Lithgow will be celebrated in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON TUESDAY (18TH OCTOBER, 2016) AT 12.30PM. The rosary will be recited in the church at 12.00 o’clock prior to the commencement of the mass. At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass the cortege will proceed to the family grave Catholic No.2 portion of Lithgow Cemetery. Members of the Catholic Women’s League are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Alzheimer’s Australia Dementia Research Foundation & may be left at the church.


HAYES:   Thomas (Tom)  5 October, 2016 peacefully at home.  Of Portland.  Dear friend of many.

Aged 64 years

“Forever in our hearts”

A graveside service for THOMAS will be held in the Catholic portion of Pipers Flat  Cemetery  ON  MONDAY (17TH OCTOBER,  2016) AT 10.00 AM.   Members of the Portland R.S.L. Sport and Recreation Club are invited to attend.


LINDSAY: David 5 October, 2016 peacefully at Tanderra Nursing Home, Lithgow. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of June, much loved father and father-in-law of David & Robyn, Robert & Lorelle and Heather, loved Grandad of Angie, Chris, Matt, Danni and great Grandad of Oakah, fond brother of Anne Harvey.

Aged 85 years.

        ‘At Rest’

A memorial gathering will be held at Lithgow Bible Church ON WEDNESDAY (12 OCTOBER, 2016) AT 1.30PM.  No flowers by request.


SHEPPEARD:  Colin Brian  (Cobby) (Col)  3 October, 2016 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge.  Of Lithgow.  Loving husband of Josie, loved father & father-in-law of  Vicki & Jim Allen, Cindy & Greg Cawthorn, much loved Pop of Paige & Henry, Blake, Taylor, Adrienne, Ethan, great grandfather of Ava, dear brother & brother-in-law and uncle of their families.

Aged 74  years

‘Forever in our hearts’

Funeral and committal services for the late  COLIN BRIAN SHEPPEARD of  Lithgow will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (12TH OCTOBER, 2016) AT 11.00 AM.  At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.  Members of Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Three Tree Lodge and may be left at the church.


MORRIS: Brian Thomas (Borris)   1 October, 2016 suddenly at Orange Base Hospital.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved husband of Betty, loved father & father-in-law of Peter & Suzy, Jodie & Matt Lawson, much loved Poppy of Kyrah, Koby, Eli, Archie, dear brother of Ronnie (dec), Joyce White (dec), Kevin, fond brother-in-law & uncle of their families.

Aged 74 years.

‘Forever loved’

Requiem mass for the repose of the soul of the late  BRIAN THOMAS MORRIS of Lithgow will be celebrated in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow  ON (FRIDAY 7TH OCTOBER, 2016)  AT 11.00 AM.   At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass a private interment will take place.  Members of Club Lithgow, Lithgow Workmen’s Club, Wolves Rugby League Football Club and Lithgow Shamrocks Rugby League Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to C.A.N. Assist & National Heart Foundation and may be left at the church.


WILKINSON (nee TOWERS):       Cyane Marie             2 October, 2016 suddenly at her home in Lithgow. Dearly loved mother & mother-in-law of Melissa & Neil (deceased), Scott & Chantal, fond cousin of Ian Pearson, loving grandmother of Beau & Liam, loved sister & sister-in-law of Gail & Des Brown, William (Bill) Towers, John Towers & their families.

Aged 66 years.

‘Mizpah’.

Funeral & committal services for the late CYANE MARIE WILKINSON of Lithgow will be held in the chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura ON MONDAY (10TH OCTOBER, 2016) AT 2.00PM.


LOTHIAN:   James Melville (Jim)  30 September, 2016 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Lithgow.   Dearly loved husband of Betty, cherished father & father-in-law of Deborah & Noel Woodward, Joanne, David (dec),  adored Pa of Amy & Jon, Tim & Jessie, Nicholas, Lucy & Max, dear brother & brother-in-law of Patricia & Keith (dec), Ruth, John & Doreen (dec) and uncle of their families.

Aged 88 years

‘Much loved and always cherished’

Funeral and committal services for the late JAMES MELVILLE LOTHIAN of   Lithgow will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (6TH OCTOBER, 2016) AT 11.00AM.  At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place.  Members of the City of Lithgow R.S.L. Club Sub-Branch (wear medals) and Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to C.A.N. Assist and may be left at the church.


PATTERSON:          Ewen George             29 September, 2016 suddenly at Nepean Hospital, Kingswood. Of Lithgow. Husband of Irene, loving father & father-in-law of Michael & Donna, Graeme & Michelle, Karen & Jason McKenna, much loved Grandad of his grandchildren Chantelle, Chloe, Yvette, Joshua, Daniel, Jacob, Emma, Sophie, Kira & of his great grandchildren Ella, Brock, Emma & Lilah, devoted son of Ken & Rita (both deceased), dear brother of Doug (deceased), Maureen & Bill, fond brother-in-law & uncle of their families.

Aged 79 years.

‘See you soon sweets’

A service for the late EWEN GEORGE PATTERSON of Lithgow will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (6TH OCTOBER, 2016) AT 2.00PM. At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the family grave Uniting No.2 portion of Lithgow Cemetery. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club & the Lithgow Film Society are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Royal Flying Doctor Service & may be left at the church.


KARAKA:  Joseph Mita (Pastor Joe) 25 September, 2016 suddenly at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Karen (dec), loved father of Adele, Tatu and Shelly, fond father-in-law, much loved Koro of his 7 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.

Aged 73 years.

‘Father of the Faith’

 A service for the late JOSEPH MITA KARAKA of Lithgow will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (5TH OCTOBER, 2016) AT 2.00PM. At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the Pentecostal portion of Lithgow Cemetery.


ROWLING:  John William  25 September, 2016 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved husband of Helen (dec), loved father &  father-in-law of Kerry & Scott Carter, Sherrie & Richard Erwich, Trevor & Jodie, James (dec), much loved ‘Pop’ of Samantha & Dane, Cassandra & Aaron, Jamie, Kayla, Hayden, Kobie, and Mya, dear brother & brother-in-law of Dulcie and Kay & uncle of their families.

Aged 69 years.

Forever in our hearts.

Prayers for the repose of the soul for John will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (29TH September, 2016)  AT 11.00AM.  At the conclusion of the prayers the cortege will proceed to the Anglican N0.2 portion of Lithgow Cemetery.   Members of the 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.


HEADLEY: Betty 19  September, 2016 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow. Of Lithgow formerly of North Richmond. Dear sister & sister-in-law of Eric & Norma (both dec), David & Margaret (U.K.) and their families.

In her 90th year.

  “Forever loved.”

Funeral & committal services for the late BETTY HEADLEY of Lithgow and formerly of North Richmond will be held in the Chapel of Norwood Park Crematorium, Bradwardine Road, Bathurst ON WEDNESDAY (5TH OCTOBER, 2016) AT 11.00AM. Members of the Lithgow Chapter No. 39 Order of the Eastern Star are invited to attend. No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow and may be left at the chapel.


RENSHAW: Terrence Donald (Terry) 18 September, 2016 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of  Portland. Dearly loved husband of Rosa, loved father & father-in-law of Eric & Linda, Philip & Vita, father of his extended family, much loved grandfather of Rachel, David and Christopher, dear brother of Max, Tom, Marcia, Kevin (all dec) and Dawn, fond brother-in-law & uncle of his family.

Aged 84 years.

‘Forever in our hearts’

Respecting Terry’s wishes a private service was held in the chapel of Kerry Linegar Funerals ON THURSDAY (22nd SEPTEMBER, 2016).


SCARR:         Elwyn Henry (Sam)  16 September, 2016 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Dot (deceased), loved father & father-in-law of Dawn & John Fitzgerald, Sandra & Ken Young, Denise & Trevor Boyden, Jill & Allen (deceased) Young, much loved Pop of his grandchildren & great grandchildren, dear brother, brother-in-law & uncle of his family.

Aged 92 years.

Lest we forget.

 Funeral & committal services for the late SAM SCARR of Lithgow will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (23RD SEPTEMBER, 2016) AT 12.00 O’CLOCK. At the conclusion of the services private interment will take place. Members of Club Lithgow, Lithgow Workmen’s Club & the City of Lithgow R.S.L. Sub-branch (medals) are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Alzheimer’s Research & may be left at the church.


BOORER:  Harold  1 September, 2016 of Bowenfels, Lithgow passed away at home.

Aged 77 Years

“At peace”

Funeral & committal services for HAROLD will be held in St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Roy Street, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (23RD SEPTEMBER, 2016) AT 10.00AM.  At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.


MORGAN: George  Drysdale (Pat) 15 September, 2016 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow.  Of Lithgow.  Dear brother & brother-in-law of Rita & John Savage (both dec), John Morgan (dec), Neil & Maureen Morgan, Kathleen (dec) & John Fish, fond uncle of his nephews and nieces and great nephews and nieces.

Aged 91 years

“Always in our hearts”

Prayers for the repose of the soul of  GEORGE DRYSDALE MORGAN will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church Mort Street, Lithgow ON TUESDAY (20TH SEPTEMBER, 2016) AT 11.00AM.  Thence to be followed by graveside committal prayers in the Maranatha Lawn portion of Bathurst Cemetery AT 2.00PM.


KINGSTON (nee CROKE):                        Mary Bernadette       10 September, 2016 peacefully at her home in Marrangaroo. Formerly of Blackheath. Dearly loved wife of Travis (deceased), loved mother & mother-in-law of Anthony, Paul & Carolyn, Anne & Kylie, Peter & Diana, much loved Nan of Alice, Heidi & Nathan, dear sister, sister-in-law & auntie of her family.

Aged 83 years.

Forever in our hearts.

 Requiem mass for the repose of the soul of the late MARY BERNADETTE KINGSTON of Marrangaroo & formerly of Blackheath will be celebrated in the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Blackheath ON FRIDAY (16TH SEPTEMBER, 2016) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass the cortege will proceed to the family grave Catholic portion of Blackheath Cemetery. Family and friends are encouraged to bring flowers.


GARDINER (nee FLANAGAN):             Norma Ellen  9 September, 2016 at Cooinda Aged Peoples Home, Lithgow. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Don (deceased), loved mother & mother-in-law of Sandra & Paul Crane, much loved Nan of Mitch & Jo, Brad & Stacie, much loved Great Nan of Thomas, Ally, Darcie & Bobbie, dear sister of Rita Boyle, Linda Crawford, Hubert, Jack & Ida Paul (all deceased), fond sister-in-law & auntie of their families.

Aged 93 years.

May she rest in peace.

 Requiem mass for the repose of the soul of the late NORMA ELLEN GARDINER of Lithgow will be celebrated in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (15TH SEPTEMBER, 2016) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass private cremation will take place. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Cooinda Aged Peoples Home, Lithgow & may be left at the church.


PLATTS:       Thomas (Tom)           10 September, 2016 peacefully in his sleep at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow.

Aged 79 years.

‘Gone to watch the Rabbitohs.’

Privately cremated.


GLENCORSE (nee O’BRIEN):      Robyn Dorothy          6 September, 2016 at John Hunter Hospital, Newcastle. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Charlie (deceased), loved mother & mother-in-law of Linda & Ken George and Peter, much loved Nanna of her grandchildren Amanda, Luke, Shaylee, Alyssa, Sheree, Tori & of her great grandchildren, dear sister, sister-in-law & auntie of her family.

Aged 73 years.

Rest in peace.

 Funeral & committal services for the late ROBYN DOROTHY GLENCORSE of Lithgow will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON MONDAY (12TH SEPTEMBER, 2016) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. embers of Club Lithgow & the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend. Mo flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Kidney Health Australia & may be left at the church.


WHALAN:    David Grahame (Dave)        3 September, 2016 suddenly at his home in Marrangaroo. Dearly loved partner of Ang, loved father of Taylah, Sharna & Rylee, beloved son of Grahame & Jean (both deceased), loved step-son of Daphne Whalan, dear brother of Mark, Karyn, Phillip, Stephen, Gina, Lisa, Adam, Colleen & their families.

Aged 39 years.

Always loved & never forgotten.

 Prayers for the repose of the soul of the late DAVID GRAHAME WHALAN   of Marrangaroo will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (9TH SEPTEMBER, 2016) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the prayers the cortege will proceed to the lawn No.2 portion of Lithgow Cemetery. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.


FRAZER:      Frederick George (Fred)      29 August, 2016 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Lorraine (deceased), loved father & father-in-law of Rhoda (deceased) & Robert, Barbara, Fred & Tina, Tony & Allison, Geoff (deceased), Ken, Annette & Jason, much loved Pop of his grandchildren & great grandchildren, dearly loved brother of Betty Hughes, fond brother-in-law & uncle of their families.

Aged 81 years.

‘Gone to see mum’.

 Prayers for the repose of the soul of the late FREDERICK GEORGE FRAZER of Lithgow will be offered in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON TUESDAY (6TH SEPTEMBER, 2016) AT 10.00AM. At the conclusion of the prayers the cortege will proceed to the family grave Lawn 1 portion of Lithgow Cemetery. Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club & the Retired Railwaymen’s 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 church.


JONES:  David Ernest Ronald (Davey)  20 December, 1930 – 26 August, 2016 Of Lithgow. Respected and loved. A devoted husband and father.  He will be sadly missed by all of his family and friends.

Aged 85 years.

‘Together forever. At peace in God’s care’

A service for the late DAVID ERNEST RONALD (DAVEY) JONES of Lithgow will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (2ND SEPTEMBER, 2016) AT 1.00PM. At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the Lawn 1 portion of  Lithgow Cemetery.Members of the Order of the Eastern Star, Masonic Brethren , Probus, Lithgow Workmen’s Club & Club Lithgow are invited to attend.


WICKENS:  Loyaleen Gisselle (Gisselle)    24 August, 2016  at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Portland, formerly Of Lithgow and originally Blacktown. Dearly loved daughter of George & Julie (both dec), dear sister of Tony, Ralph and Mark, Tracey (dec) and Terry & Alexander Bush, auntie of Tracey, Jessica, Cayla, Joshua and Justin, special friend of Sue & Graham.

Aged 54 years

At Peace.

Funeral & committal services for the late LOYALEEN GISSELLE (GISSELLE) WICKENS of Portland and formerly of Lithgow and originally Blacktown will be held in St Stephen’s Anglican Church ON FRIDAY (2ND SEPTEMBER, 2016) 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.The Bowenfels Presbyterian bus will leave the Lithgow Library at 10.10am for those requiring transport to the service.

 


CHAMBERS (nee MOON):            Noellene Gladys Lucy           24 August, 2016 peacefully at Lithgow. Formerly of Londonderry. Dearly loved wife of Bill (deceased), loved mother of Christene, Allan, Russell, Gayle, much loved ‘Grandma’ of her grandchildren, great grandchildren & great-great grandson, dear sister, sister-in-law & auntie of her family.

Aged 83 years.

Reunited with her beloved Bill.

 A graveside service for the late NOELLENE CHAMBERS will be held in the Uniting portion of Richmond Lawn Cemetery ON THURSDAY (1ST SEPTEMBER, 2016) AT 12.00 O’CLOCK.


KOVACS:  Neville Peter (Nev Man)  24 August, 2016 after a short illness he fought hard to the end at Blue Mountains District ANZAC Memorial Hospital, Katoomba.  Of Lithgow.  Loving son of Ilona, dearly loved husband of Debbie, loved father & father-in-law of Lisa, Crystal & Brad, Jess, Jammie, much loved Pop of Dakota, Anikie, dear brother & brother-in-law of Marisza & Steve, Colleen & Rob, Stephen, Annette & Pat, Lyn & David, Kathy & Ricky and uncle of their families

Aged 55 years

‘Forever in our hearts’

‘Always beside, never behind’

Funeral and committal services for the late NEVILLE PETER KOVACS of  Lithgow will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow  ON WEDNESDAY (31ST AUGUST, 2016) 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   Cancer Council N.S.W. and may be left at the Church.


O’CONNOR (nee WEBB):  Patricia Kay (Pat) 19 August, 2016 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Much loved wife of Richard, loved mother of Darrell, Jaime, Michael, much loved Nan of Jennifer and Kayla, dear sister, sister-in-law and auntie of her family.

Aged 60 years.

Forever in our Hearts.

Funeral & committal services for the late PATRICIA KAY O’CONNOR of Lithgow will be held in St Paul’s Anglican Church, Roy Street, Lithgow ON, FRIDAY (26th AUGUST, 2016) 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 & in lieu donations could be considered to Cancer Council N.S.W & may be left at the church.


HYDE:       Gordon Frederick  9 August, 2016 peacefully at home.  Of Cranebrook and formerly of Portland.  Dearly loved husband of Beveley, loved father & father-in-law of Joanne & Hans Soyke, Jacqueline & Ian Forest, much loved granddad of Darren & Katrina, Brendan, Justin, Jo-Elise, Cory, Josh, Kaylei.

Aged 82 years.

Always remembered

Prayers for the repose of the soul of the late GORDON FREDERICK HYDE of Cranebrook and formerly of Portland will be offered in St. Vincent’s Catholic Church, Portland on THURSDAY (25TH AUGUST, 2016) AT 2.30 PM.   At the conclusion of the prayers the cortege will proceed to the Catholic portion of  Portland Cemetery.  Members of the Portland RSL Sport & Recreation Club are invited to attend.


TEONG (nee JOHNSON): Mildred Agnes (Millie)         18 August, 2016 peacefully at Tabulam Cottages, Portland. Dearly loved wife of Len (deceased), loved mother & mother-in-law of Garry, Robbie (deceased), Lex, Dianne & Frank (deceased) Hogan, much loved Nan of Luke, Sarah, Matthew & Ben, much loved Great Nan of Caitlin, dear sister, sister-in-law & auntie of her family.

Aged 95 years.

Forever in our hearts.

 TEONG:        Prayers for the repose of the soul of the late MILDRED AGNES TEONG of Portland will be offered in St. Vincent’s Catholic Church, Portland ON THURSDAY (25TH AUGUST, 2016) AT 11.30AM. At the conclusion of the prayers the cortege will proceed to the Catholic portion of Portland Cemetery. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Tabulam Cottages, Portland & may be left at the church.


DEWAR (nee FINDLAY):   Heather Joyce  16 August, 2016 passed away peacefully.   Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Peter (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Peter & Paula, Greg & Denise, Graeme & Delma, Robyn & Don Ray, much loved Nan of Matthew, Ryan, Cory & Nikki, Mitchell & Carina, Stephanie, Kristine & Michael, Rochelle & Nick, Kimberly & Michael, Alison, Brenton & Emma, Kirstie & Matt, much loved Ma of Kayne, Brandon, Joshua, Aidan, Lincoln, Jenson, Emily, Claire, Chloe, Nan Nan of Oliver, dear sister & sister-in-law of Ken & Rose Findlay & Bruce,  Jeanne Dewar and auntie of  their families.

Aged 84 years

‘Always in our hearts and memories’

Funeral & committal services for the late HEATHER JOYCE DEWAR  of Lithgow  will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (24TH   AUGUST, 2016) AT 11.00 AM.  At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place.  Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to the McGrath Foundation and may be left at the church.


GREEN: John Rodney (Blue)  14 August, 2016 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Portland.  Dearly loved husband of Pam, loved father & father-in-law of Rob & Sue, Kathy & Darren, Peter & Ruth, much loved Pop of Chris & Shayley, Matt & Brooke, Sarah & Kodey, Amy, Luke, dear brother & brother-in-law of Lil & Neville (dec) and uncle of their families.

Aged 84 years

Forever in our hearts

A service for the late  JOHN RODNEY GREEN of  Portland will be held in St. Stephen’s Anglican Church, Portland ON, FRIDAY  (19th August, 2016) AT 11.00AM.  At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the Lawn portion of Portland Cemetery.


WILLIAMS (nee HALL): Janice Patricia 14 August, 2016 at Columbia Nursing Home, Oberon. Of Lithgow and formerly of Portland. Dearly loved wife of Keith (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Lyn & Stevon, Kathy & Leigh, Chris, much loved Gran of her 6 grandchildren, special friend of Renae.

Aged 77 years.

‘Forever in our hearts, forever by our sides’

Funeral & Committal services for the late JANICE PATRICIA WILLIAMS of Lithgow & formerly of Portland will be held in the Chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura ON THURSDAY (18TH AUGUST, 2016) AT 12.00 O’CLOCK.

No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to the Dementia Unit at Columbia Nursing Home, Oberon and may be left at the Chapel.


CAVANAGH: Francis Charles (Frank) 6 August, 2016 peacefully at Nepean Hospital, Kingswood. Of Portland and formerly of Gunnedah. Lifetime friend of Lucy McCann, loved father of Peter, Noeline, Cathy and Daniel, much loved ‘Pop’ of his grandchildren, dear brother, brother-in-law & uncle of his family.

Aged 74 years.

 ‘Gone Fishing

A graveside service for the late FRANCIS CHARLES CAVANAGH of Portland and formerly of Gunnedah will be held in the Lawn portion of Cullen Bullen Cemetery ON WEDNESDAY (17TH AUGUST, 2016) AT 11.00AM.  No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Diabetes Australia Research Trust and may be left at the graveside.


CRONIN:       Patrick Bede (Pat)    12 August, 2016 peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved husband of Lona, loved father & father-in-law of Mark & Robyn, Steve & Veronica, Kathy & Chris Hollis, much loved Pop of Melissa & Jamie, Allan & Annika, Peter, Jon & Racheal, Ian, Emily, much loved Great Pop of Ryder, dear brother & brother-in-law of Jim & Peggy Cronin, Val & Tom Hickie, Ken & Anna Rayner, fond uncle of his nieces & nephews.

Aged 80 years.

At peace.

John 3:16

Requiem mass for the repose of the soul of the late PATRICK BEDE CRONIN of Lithgow will be celebrated in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mort Street, Lithgow ON WEDNESDAY (17TH AUGUST, 2016) AT 1.30PM. At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass private interment 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 Hope Cottage & may be left at the church.


MJADWESCH (nee SCHOLZ): Ruth Johanna    7 August, 2016 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of  Dargan. Much loved wife of Eugen (Ike), loved mother & mother-in-law of Mark & R’Echele, much loved ‘Mama’ of Michael and Emma, dear sister, sister-in-law & auntie of her family.

Aged 86 years.

‘29 Forever’

Sadly missed. Forever in our hearts

Respecting Ruth’s wishes a private service was held in the chapel of Kerry Linegar Funerals ON THURSDAY (11TH AUGUST, 2016).


RAY:   John Brian (Jacko)  8 August, 2016 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow.  Of Lithgow.   Dearly loved and cherished husband of Fran, our beautiful Dad & Dad–in-law of Kerri & Brian Sullivan, John & Sue, much loved Pop of Matt & Kiah, Chris, Ben & Emily, Kirsty, Josh & Nicola, great grandpop of Olivia and Ari, dear brother & brother-in-law of  Barbara & John (dec), Helen, Barry (dec) & Kathy, Gerald & Glenda, Graeme & Sally, Yvonne & Harry, Janette & Ray and uncle of their families.

In his 82nd year

Forever in our hearts

Funeral and committal services for the late JOHN BRIAN RAY of  Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow will be held in the Chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura ON FRIDAY (12TH  AUGUST, 2016) AT 11.00 AM.  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 Three Tree Lodge and may be left at the Chapel.


MOSTYN (nee SCOULAR):   Norma Shirley

7 August, 2016 peacefully at Portland Tabulam Cottages.  Formerly of Lithgow.  Much loved wife of Ron (Moz) (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of  Gary & Lynne, Lynn & Rodney Barrett, Alan & Sharon, John & Bronwyn, Glen & Virginia, much loved Nana Moz of  Rachael, Grant, Michael, Adam, Michelle, Jodie, Stacey, Shane, Nicholas, Jasmine, Michael, Joshua, Dane, Sam and her great grandchildren, survived by her sister Beryl Sheehan of Lithgow.

Aged 89 years.

Forever in our hearts

According to Norma’s wishes a private service was held ON THURSDAY (11TH AUGUST, 2016) in the chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium.


MACKENZIE:  George   26 July, 2016 at home.  Of Portland.  Cherished uncle of Stuart, Linda and Andrew

Aged 83 years.

Always remembered

According to George’s wishes a private service was held ON FRIDAY (5TH  AUGUST, 2016).


PARTRIDGE:       (nee HARRADINE)  Joyce Elaine

4  August, 2016 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Lithgow.  Dearly loved wife of Tom (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Rhonda & Garry, Mark, Deborah & Michael, Craig & Robyn, much loved Nan of Daniel, Lisa, Luke, Brad, Dane, Josh, Amy, Toby, Hayley, Ben, Madalyn and great grandmother, dear sister & sister-in-law of Doreen & Tommy (both dec), Beryl & John (dec) and auntie of their families.

Aged 86 years

Much loved sadly missed

 Funeral and committal services for JOYCE ELAINE PARTRIDGE will be held in the Old Bowenfels Presbyterian Church, ON WEDNESDAY (10TH AUGUST, 2016)  AT 11.00AM.  At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.


BULKELEY:   David John (Nipper)  2 August, 2016 suddenly at Lidsdale.  Of Wallerawang.  Dearly loved son of Dick & Robyn (dec), dear brother of Paul, Alan and Kathryn (dec).

Aged 51 years.

Always remembered

Prayers for the repose of the soul of David will be offered in Scared Heart Catholic Church, Lidsdale Street, Wallerawang ON WEDNESDAY (10TH August, 2016) AT 2.30PM.  At the conclusion of the prayers a private interment will take place.  Members of the Wallerawang Bowling Club are invited to attend.   No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Cancer Council N.S.W. and may be left at the church.


MACPHERSON (nee CLANCY): Maureen Marcelle 2 August, 2016 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of Jack (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Anne & Phil McGinnes, Paul & Deb, Jim & Mary, John & Gail, Bernard & Karon, Clare & Michael Dubois, Leo & Lucia, David & Deb, Carmel, Maureen & Don Neville, much loved ‘Nana Mac’ of her 40 grandchildren & their partners and 55 great grandchildren, dear sister of Raymonde Clancy (dec), fond sister-in-law and auntie of her family.

 Aged 96 years

‘May she Rest in Peace’

Requiem mass for the repose of the soul of  the late MAUREEN MARCELLE MACPHERSON of  Lithgow will be celebrated in St Patrick’s Catholic Church Mort Street, Lithgow ON MONDAY (8th AUGUST, 2016) AT 1.00PM. The rosary will be recited in the church at 12.30PM prior to the commencement of the mass. At the conclusion of the prayers following the mass private internment will take place. Members of the Catholic Women’s League & Lithgow Legacy group are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to Motor Neurone Disease Association of NSW & may be left at the church.


BRUCE:         David Frederick        1 August, 2016 suddenly at his home in Lithgow. Former husband of Lorraine, brother of Maggie.

Aged 69 years.

Finally in the arms of Jesus.

Funeral & committal services for the late DAVID FREDERICK BRUCE of Lithgow will be held in the Lithgow Christian Fellowship Church, Longworth Street, Lithgow ON MONDAY (8TH AUGUST, 2016) AT 10.00AM. 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 Beyond Blue & may be left at the church.


MONTGOMERY (nee DRURY):               Olwen Dorothy (Dorothy)    31 July, 2016 peacefully at Tamworth. Formerly of Lithgow. Dearly loved wife of George (deceased), loved mother & mother-in-law of John (deceased), Rhondda & Paul Spencer, Robert & Kayleen, Allen & Julie, much loved Nana of her grandchildren & great grandchildren, dear sister of Warren, Fay & Tom, fond sister-in-law & auntie of their families.

Aged 88 years.

Much loved and remembered by all.

A service for the late OLWEN DOROTHY MONTGOMERY of Tamworth & formerly of Lithgow will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (5TH AUGUST, 2016) AT 11.00AM. At the conclusion of the service the cortege will proceed to the family grave Presbyterian No.1 portion of Lithgow Cemetery. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the National Heart Foundation & the Cancer Council of N.S.W. & may be left at the church.


HAYWARD:             Harold John (John)  passed away on 23rd July, 2016. Of Lithgow. Loving son of Marie & Leslie (both deceased), loving brother, brother-in-law, uncle & friend to many.

Aged 75 years.

‘Washing up in God’s kitchen.’

Sadly missed.

Funeral & committal services for the late HAROLD JOHN HAYWARD of Lithgow will be held in the chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura ON TUESDAY (2ND AUGUST, 2016) AT 1.00PM.


PALMER:     Brian Anthony           15 July, 2016 suddenly at his home in Lithgow. Dearly loved father of Sandra, Julie, Steven & their families, dear brother of Eric, Rita Evans, Maxwell (all deceased), Raymond, June Bernsten, Cheryl Nicholson & Ian, fond brother-in-law & uncle of their families.

Aged 68 years.

Forever in our hearts.

Funeral & committal services for the late BRIAN ANTHONY PALMER of Lithgow will be held in the Lithgow Christian Fellowship Church, Longworth Street, Lithgow ON THURSDAY (28TH JULY, 2016) AT 10.00AM. At the conclusion of the services private cremation will take place. Flowers are appreciated but as an alternative donations could be considered to the NSW Cancer Council & may be left at the church


BRYDEN (nee BOYD):       Noeline Joy    17 July, 2016 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow. Of Lithgow. Loving wife of Allan (dec), dear friend of Kevin and his family, loved mother & mother-in-law of Elaine, Sandra & Graeme Marsland, Lyn & Robert Wade, much loved Nan of Nicole, Cindy, Neil, Brad, Mandy and her 8 great grandchildren.

Aged 81 years.

Resting in peace.

 A service for the late NOELINE JOY BRYDEN of Lithgow will be held in Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (22ND JULY, 2016) AT 11.30AM.  At the conclusion of the service private internment will take place. Members of Beehive & the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend. No flowers by request & in lieu donations could be considered to the Vale Ladies & may be left at the church.


ELLWOOD:  Robert Frederick Stewart  (Bob)  15 July, 2016 peacefully at Three Tree Lodge, Lithgow.  Of Lithgow.  Dear brother & brother-in-law of  Lorraine & Jim (both dec), Jean & Tom (both dec), Bessie (dec), Isobel (dec), Ken (dec) & Jan, Nola & Don (dec) and uncle of their families

Aged 82 years

‘Forever in our hearts’

Funeral and committal services for the late ROBERT FREDERICK STEWART  ELLWOOD of Lithgow, will be held in St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Lithgow ON FRIDAY (22ND JULY, 2016) AT 11.00 AM.  At the conclusion of the services a private cremation will take place.  Members of Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to the Cancer Council N.S.W. and may be left at the church.


WILLIAMS (nee McMANUS):        Kathleen  Joyce  (Kit)  15 July, 2016 peacefully  at Lithgow District Hospital.  Of Portland.  Dearly loved wife of Michael (dec), loved mother of Carol, Glenn (dec), Maxwell, much loved Nan of Racheal, Leanne, Matthew, Adrian, Caitlin, dear great grandmother, sister & sister-in-law and auntie of their families.

Aged 88 years.

‘Forever in our hearts’

Graveside prayers for the repose of the soul of the late KATHLEEN JOYCE WILLIAMS of  Portland will be offered  in the Catholic portion of  Portland Cemetery ON  WEDNESDAY (20th JULY, 2016) AT 11.00AM.   Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.


POULTON (nee OLDFIELD) :  Lynette Frances (Lynne)  11 July, 2016 peacefully at Lithgow District Hospital. Of Portland.  Dearly loved daughter of Irene & stepdaughter of Wes, dearly loved wife of Bob (dec), loved mother & mother-in-law of Mark & Carol, Yvonne & Ross, Jeanine & Grant, much loved Nan of  Jay, Luke, Ben, Brendon, Chloe and great grandmother of Indy, Sonny, Zala, Jax, dear sister of Danny, Bev (dec), Kenny (dec), Chris (dec) and auntie of their families.

Aged 72 Years

‘Forever in our hearts’

Funeral and committal services for the late LYNETTE FRANCES POULTON of  Portland will be held in the Chapel of Leura Memorial Gardens Crematorium, Kitchener Road, Leura ON MONDAY (18TH   JULY, 2016) AT 2.30 PM.  Members of the Lithgow Workmen’s Club are invited to attend.  No flowers by request and in lieu donations could be considered to Hope Cottage and may be left at the chapel.

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