All posts by Amanda Hart

Bray, William Maxwell ‘Max’


Bray, William Maxwell 'Max'

Passed away peacefully on 20th of June 2022.

Aged 87 Years.

Beloved Husband of Yvonne (dec).

Much loved Dad to Sandra, Rosemary, Jennifer, Merita, Cathy, Robert, Veronica and Cheryl.

Cherished Poppa to his 29 Grandchildren, 33 Great Grandchildren and 3 Great Great Grandchildren.  

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Max's Funeral Service to be held on Wednesday the 29th June, at Tweed Valley Cemetery Chapel 813-871 Eviron Road, Eviron NSW 2484. Followed by a Graveside Service. Commencing at 11:30am.

Following the service a wake will be held at Seagulls Club, Gollan Drive Tweed Heads West. Commencing at 1pm.

A Live Stream service will be available please use the below link and following login details.

Email -

Password- CYCU3T 

Svoboda, Shane Jon


Svoboda, Shane Jon

Passed away on the 25th of May 2022.

Aged 54 Years.

Loved partner to Tracy.

Adored dad of Keegan and Corey, and cherished father in law of Mell. 

Son of Marlene (Dec).

Brother of David. 

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Shanes funeral service to be held on Wednesday the 22nd June, at The Richmond Chapel, 43 Holland Street Goonellabah, commencing at 12:30pm.

McGrath, Vincent John


McGrath, Vincent John


Passed away peacefully on the 2nd of June 2022.

Loved Husband to Christine. 

Loved Brother and Brother In Law to Bernie & Peggy (Both Dec), Tom (Dec), Marie & Cyril McKee (Dec), Allan & Elaine, Mary & Barry Noonan (Dec), Anne & Colin Gregg, Peter & Donna and Annette (Dec). 

Maurice, Kath (Dec) & Barry Slattery, Tony & Tricia, Maureen & Robert Winterton, Helen & Richard Dickson, Judy (Dec) and Keith Silvers. 

Fond Uncle to his Nieces and Nephews. 

Aged 86 Years. 

Relatives and Friends are invited to attend Vinny's funeral service to be held at the Lismore Memorial Gardens Crematorium Chapel, Skyline Road Goonellabah on Wednesday the 8th of June, commencing at 10am. 

Funeral livestreaming will be available via the below link 10 minutes prior to the service. You must enter password FUNERAL to watch.

Wilson, Verla Noelene


Wilson, Verla Noelene 

Passed away surrounded by love on 23 May 2022.

Beloved wife of Jack (dec’d).

Loved mother & mother-in-law of Kerry & Steve, Kim & Robyn, Rodney & Glenda.

Cherished Granny to Emma, Katie, Jeremy, Ruth, Jean, Sophie & Charlie and great grandmother to 15.

Aged 92 Years.

A private family service will be held on Friday 27 May.

Keep, Deborah Joyce


Keep, Deborah Joyce

Passed away on the 5th May 2022.

Daughter to Kevin (Dec) and Barbara.

Loved Mother to Liam, Rian and Jarrah.

Cherished Nan to Jonah, Deakin, Lilly, Skye, Makayla, Scarlett And Harper.

Aged 67 Years.

Deborah’s relatives and friends are invited to attend a celebration of her life to be held on Monday the 23rd May 2022, at the Drake Hall commencing at 12 Midday.

Hamilton, Florence Hilda


Aged 86 Years. 

Passed away peacefully in God's Presence surrounded by love on 22nd April 2022.

Devoted and loving wife of Roy for 64 years. 

Precious and much loved mother of Merle and Brett, Kelvin and Priscilla, Brian and Wiebke, Rosie (Dec'd). 

Adored and treasured Grandma of Angelena, Boyce, Charlene, Breanna and Luke, Kylie, Chloe, Jack, Klaye and Bella. 

Dearly loved by extended family, friends and all who knew Florence. 

Family and friends are warmly invited to celebrate Florence's life at Parkview Arentz Chapel, Walker Street, Casino, on Friday 6th May 2022 at 10.30am. 

The LORD is my shepard; I shall not want. 

Psalm 23:1

Funeral livestreaming link:

Scheibel, Colleen Nita


Nee Teale.

Late of Goonellabah. 

Passed away peacefully on the 23rd March 2022.

Aged 91 Years. 

Colleen's funeral will be held at the Lismore Memorial Gardens Chapel, Skyline Road Goonellabah, on Monday the 2nd May 2022, commencing at 10am. 

Griffin, Kathleen Jessie


Kathleen Jessie Griffin

Nee Kelly

Passed away on the 6th of March 2022. 

Loved Wife of Barry (Dec). 

Adored Mother and Mother-In-Law of Karen & Paul Napper, Helen & David Wallace, Andrew (Dec), and Joanne & Michael Murphy. 

Cherished Nana of Megan, Jennifer, Andrew, Jason, Christopher (Dec), Brendan, Matthew, Eligh, Katerina, Amelia, Nathaniel and Hope. 

Sister and Sister-In-Law of Marie and Fred Cliffe, Phyllis & Ron Jones, Neil (Dec) & Pat Kelly, Allan (Dec) & Veronica Kelly and Beryl (Dec) & John Crowley. 

Sister-In-Law to the Griffin families and fond Aunt to their Children. 

Aged 84 Years.

Relatives and Friends are invited to attend the Requiem Mass for Kathleen, to be held at St Dympna's Church, James St Dunoon, on Friday the 18th March 2022 commencing at 11am. Following the service, burial will take place at Dunoon Cemetery, Dunoon Rd, Dunoon. 

Livestream service will be available using the below link, select 'Watch LIVESTREAM' and enter password 'funeral'

'Now At Peace'


Taylor, Darren Anthony


Darren Anthony Taylor 

Passed away unexpectedly on Thursday 3rd March 2022.

Aged 50 years.

Beloved Husband of Bron, much loved Father of Coby and Zane.

" A mate to many "

Relatives and Friends are invited to attend Darren's Funeral Service to be held at Gummifera Gardens at the Lismore Crematorium, Skyline Road Goonellabah. Monday 14th March 2022 commencing at 12pm. 

WARNES, Heather Mavis

Passed away peacefully on the 20th March 2021.

Dearly loved Mother & Mother-In-Law of Fiona & Dale and Murray & Karen.

Cherished Grandmother of Eli, Cooper, Philip, Danielle and Alex.

Much loved Aunty of Rachael, Justin, Bronwyn, Joanne, Amanda, Shona and Darren.

Adored Sister to Malcolm, Colin and Vivienne.

Will be sadly missed by all of her friends, and those in the Ballina Orchid Society.

Aged 78 years.

As per the families wishes, a private funeral service has been held.