FUNERAL NOTICES

In the Care of Michael Crawford Funerals

Government regulations imposed as of March 26, 2020, in relation to non-essential indoor gatherings, the following points listed below will be enacted immediately to endeavour to ensure everyone’s safety and wellbeing. We thank you for your co-operation and understanding as we work together through these challenging and changing times.

1. If you require our assistance in any way, we ask that you phone our office first on 5367 6733.

2. Please phone to make an appointment to be seen in person. 

3. Effective as of March 26, 2020 - All Funeral Services will be strictly limited to a maximum of 10 attendees. The 10 attendees will apply to all venues including outside (eg. In Cemetery Grounds). The 10 attendees does not include Funeral Staff, Celebrant or Minister.

4. Social Distancing requirements apply at Funeral Services - At least four square metres per person.

5. We wish to advise that all our staff are taking every possible and necessary precaution to ensure the health and safety of not only ourselves, but the broader community in which we serve.

Important Announcement to all people requiring our assistance.

(Relating to COVID-19) 

Please read below regarding new procedures.

WHELAN (nee Eva)

Private Funeral Service

In accordance with the family's wishes, a Private Family Funeral Service will be held for the late Mrs Valerie Lilian Whelan.

Privately Cremated.

Due to the current health situation, Val's family will announce a Public Memorial Service at a later date.

WEDNESDAY 25/03/2020   11.00am

CARE

Requiem Mass for the Repose of the Soul of the late Mrs Iolanda Care will be offered at St Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, 108 Bulmans Road,  on WEDNESDAY (March 25, 2020) commencing at 11.00am. Following the Service the Funeral will leave the Church for the Melton Cemetery.

TUESDAY 31/03/2020   1.30pm

MATTHEWS

Due to the current situation, a Private Family Service to honour and respectfully remember the Life of the late Mrs Christine Mary Matthews will be held on TUESDAY (March 31, 2020) commencing at 1.30pm. A Private Cremation will follow. Christine's Family welcome everyone to join them in saying goodbye via a live stream that will be available here on our website. To honour the memory of Christine you may wish to make a donation

to the Orange Pigeon Foundation at www.givenow.com.au/theorangepigeon

FRIDAY 20/03/2020   11.00am

COGAN

The Funeral Service to Celebrate the Life of the late Mr Neil Andrew Cogan will be held at Michael Crawford Funerals Chapel, 226 Main Street, Bacchus Marsh on FRIDAY (March 20, 2020) commencing at 11.00am. Following the Service the Funeral will leave the Chapel for the Maddingley Cemetery, Bacchus Marsh.

GINNANE (nee Lyle)

THURSDAY 19/03/2020   1.30pm

The Funeral Service to Celebrate and Honour the Life of the late Mrs Marie Florence Ginnane will be held at Michael Crawford Funerals Chapel, 226 Main Street, Bacchus Marsh on THURSDAY (March 19, 2020) commencing at 1.30pm. Following the Service, the Funeral will leave the Chapel for the Maddingley Cemetery, Bacchus Marsh.

 JACOBSEN - ANTHONY

TUESDAY 17/03/2020   2.00pm

The Funeral Service to Give Thanks and Honour the Life of the late Mrs Gloria Jacobsen - Anthony will be held at Michael Crawford Funerals Chapel, 226 Main Street, Bacchus Marsh on TUESDAY (March 17, 2020)  at 2.00pm. There will be a viewing for family and friends prior to the Service in the Chapel from 1.00pm. Following the Service the Funeral will leave the Chapel for the Maddingley Cemetery, Bacchus Marsh.

BARRETT

TUESDAY 17/03/2020   11.00am

The Funeral Service to Celebrate the Life of the late Mr Ian Frederick Barrett will be held at Michael Crawford Funerals Chapel, 226 Main Street, Bacchus Marsh on TUESDAY (March 17, 2020) commencing at 11.00am. A Private Cremation will follow. Flowers welcome, or in lieu a donation to the Fred Hollows Foundation in memory of Ian would be appreciated. Envelopes will be provided at the Chapel or donate online at www.hollows.org/au/donate.

McBRIDE

MONDAY 16/03/2020   2.00pm

The Funeral Service for the late Mr Owen "Scotty" McBride will be held at Michael Crawford Funerals Chapel, 226 Main Street, Bacchus Marsh on MONDAY (March 16, 2020) commencing at 2.00pm. Following the Service, the Funeral will leave the Chapel for the Melton Cemetery, Cnr Centenary Avenue and O’Neill’s Road, Melton.

WHITFIELD

MONDAY 16/03/2020   11.00am

The Funeral Service to Celebrate and Honour the Life of the late Mrs Gloria Joan Whitfield will be held at Michael Crawford Funerals Chapel, 226 Main Street, Bacchus Marsh on MONDAY (March 16, 2020) commencing at 11.00am. A Private Cremation will follow. No flowers by request. In lieu, please consider a donation to the Bacchus Marsh Hospital in memory of Gloria. Envelopes will be provided at the Chapel.

PIOREK

FRIDAY 13/03/2020   1.30pm

The Funeral Service to Celebrate the Life of Mr Harry Piorek will be held at Michael Crawford Funerals Chapel, 226 Main Street, Bacchus Marsh on FRIDAY (March 13, 2020) at 1.30pm. A Private Cremation will follow. No flowers by request. In lieu, please consider a donation to either Cancer Council or Dachshund Rescue in memory of Harry. Envelopes will be provided at the Chapel or donate online at www.cancervic.org.au or  dachshundrescueaustralia.com.au.

MATHAZIA

FRIDAY 13/03/2020   11.00am

The Funeral Service for the late Mrs Dolores Michelle Mathazia will be held at Michael Crawford Funerals Chapel, 226 Main Street, Bacchus Marsh on FRIDAY (March 13, 2020) commencing at 11.00am. At the conclusion of the Service the Funeral will leave the Chapel for the Maddingley Cemetery, Bacchus Marsh.

MISSEN

THURSDAY 05/03/2020   2.00pm

The Funeral Service to Give Thanks and Celebrate the Life of the late Mrs Bertha Mary Missen will be held at St Andrew's Uniting Church, Gisborne Road, Bacchus Marsh on THURSDAY (March 5, 2020) commencing at 2.00pm. Parking will also be available across the road at the Holy Trinity Anglican Church car park. A Private Family Burial will take place at the Maddingley Cemetery, Bacchus Marsh.

McCONNELL

WEDNESDAY 04/03/2020   11.00am

The Funeral Service to Celebrate the Life of Mrs Danielle Marie McConnell will be held at Michael Crawford Funerals Chapel, 226 Main Street, Bacchus Marsh on WEDNESDAY (March 4, 2020) at 11.00am. Following the Service, the Funeral will leave the Chapel for the Ballan Cemetery. No flowers by request. In lieu, please consider a donation to Ballarat Hospice Care in memory of Danielle. Envelopes will be provided at the Chapel or donate online at ballarathospicecare.org.au.

ROBISON

MONDAY 02/03/2020   11.00am

The Funeral Service for the late Mrs Dorothy Jean Robison will be held at Michael Crawford Funerals Chapel, 226 Main Street, Bacchus Marsh on MONDAY (March 2, 2020) commencing at 11.00am. Following the Service the Funeral will leave the Chapel for the Maddingley Cemetery, Bacchus Marsh.

MANSELL

Privately Cremated

In accordance with the family's wishes, a Private Cremation for the late Mrs Melvie Catherine Dawn Mansell will be held.

 

Dearly Loved, Sadly Missed.

CHURCHYARD

Privately Cremated

In accordance with the family's wishes, a Private Cremation for the late Mr Robert Charles Churchyard  will be held.

Forever In Our Hearts.