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in memory of

Alice Emily Tait (nee Patching)

Alice Emily Tait (nee Patching)


Born 20th February 1935

Passed away Wednesday 10th March 2021 at Penhall Hostel, Castlemaine aged 86 years.

Loving wife of Alex (dec).  Dearly loved mother of Neil, Leigh (dec) and Jillian, and mother in law of Catherine.

Cherished Nan of Tristan and Fan, Ally and Dave, Hugh and Raffy, and Sophie.  Great Nan of Violet and Scarlet.

In silence the leaves of memories fall,

with tender love we gather them all,

within our hearts we store them deep,

those special memories are ours to keep.


A memorial service to celebrate Alice’s life will be held in the Church of Christ, Blakeley Road, Castlemaine

on Thursday (March 18) commencing at 2.00pm.

A private cremation will be held prior to this service.


In lieu of flowers please consider a donation in memory of Alice to Dementia Australia,

envelopes will be provided at the service.


6 responses to “Alice Emily Tait (nee Patching)”

  1. Mel Taylor says:

    Our beautiful Aunty Alice gone to sing songs & play music with the angels.
    We have so many life-long & family memories of wonderful times spent together with you.
    We will always remember you with much love.
    Special love to Neil & Cathy, and Jill & families.

    – Mel & Ray, Matthew, Brianna & David Taylor xxx

  2. Joan Stewart says:

    Now in God’s care.

    – Joan Stewart

  3. Shelana Ramsey says:

    Aunty Alice,
    Beautiful Lady, Superb Organist.
    You taught me to play all those years ago.
    I still play today.
    We shared so many laughter filled lessons.
    So much love and respect for you.
    God has the perfect music teacher.

    Shelana (Hocking)

  4. Bronwyn Smalley says:

    Sending our sincere condolences to Jill & family on the passing of your mother Alice.
    Many fond memories throughout the years
    Love Bronwyn and Peter Smalley & family xx

  5. Michelle McNicol says:

    Only known for a short while, but boy did you entertain me.
    Always ready with a ditty or two, or keeping me entertained in the office or outside on my meal breaks.
    It’s your turn to play the organ in the sky.
    Sincere condolences to the family.
    – Michelle McNicol xx

  6. Ronder Clayton says:

    Condolences to the Tait family.
    A real lady and so interesting.
    Regards, Ronder Clayton (taxi driver)

Funeral Details

Church of Christ
Blakeley Road

18th March 2021 at 2:00 PM

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