Death notices

Published death notices

Upcoming funerals or death notices are listed with permission from family

William (Bill) McDERMOTT

17-09-1948 | 24-05-2024


30-07-1931 | 31-07-2022

Sister Therese DOUGHERTY

07-02-1930 | 14-03-2022

Kevin James COOK

25-11-1955 | 24-04-2023

Allan John BARLOW

12-12-1945 | 26-04-2023

Merle Francis BELLMAINE

01-08-1944 | 05-04-2023

An Elder has left us, but forever close in the deepest part of our hearts.

Martha Agnes Beryl JAMES

31-01-1927 | 05-04-2023

Agnes saw almost a hundred years on earth, each one of them lived in kindness.


17-09-1937 | 22-01-2023

A hard-working man who always had time for family and friends.

Kevin James DALEY ("Tubby")

20-05-1934 | 19-01-2023

Humble, with a huge heart for his community. Tubby was loved far and wide.

Edmund Dominic LOONG

16-03-1940 | 12-01-2023

A brilliant human and doctor. A man totally committed to people’s wellbeing in every way.

Jeffrey George DALEY

18-08-1963 | 26-12-2022

You will never know how much we appreciate your kindness and presence.

Ann Christina SHEPHERD

01-06-1934 | 21-12-2022

Our world farewells a wonderful mum and friend to many, who carried more than her share throughout life, but remained a warm and loving compassionate listener and friend. 🙏 Rest in Peace Ann.

Audrey Joan MAZZER

11-04-1934 | 19-12-2022

Our beloved, big hearted Audrey has left us but will now be reunited with her beloved husband once again.

Allan Kenneth BEST

30-11-1948 | 09-12-2022

We farewell a wonderful family man, always humble and so deeply missed by his wife Mary and daughter Charlotte. Allan takes the music with him.

Jan Christina De NARDI

17-05-1937 | 11-12-2022

Beautiful Jan, who will be returned to the Earth at The Bushland Cemetery on Tuesday next to her beloved life partner, Carlo.

Love never dies.

Robert John SMITH

03-04-1943 | 04-12-2022

Farewell Bob


Always remembered by your big loving family and true friends 🌹


29-04-1955 | 11-11-2022

Marie "Claire" CHITAKIS

29-04-1934 | 08-11-2022

A true lady who was deeply loved, and loved all unconditionally.

Gary William SMITH

04-10-1942 | 12-10-2022

We bid a fond farewell to Gary at a Sanctuary funeral on Friday 21 October. He would want us to send care to Kane and Sommar, two incredible humans who’s care and love made his life so good.

Maris Vicki GUEST

31-05-1956 | 12-10-2022

“Everyone has a Grandma, but not everyone has a Ma”. xx

Maureen Fay MERRITT

28-06-1933 | 26-09-2022

Farewell to a much loved and long time member of the Evans Head community. May the road rise to meet you Maureen.

Ethel Beatrice PATTON

20-12-1940 | 25-09-2022

A very unique farewell to an equally unique lady. Ethel’s body will be returned to the Earth in a red coffin (her all time favourite colour) with gold hearts.  May she rest in peace.