John passed peacefully at Arcare Castlemaine.
Devoted husband to Pauline (dec).
Much loved father and father in law to Jane and Mark, Melinda and Tony.
Proud and loving Poppy to Jaida, Millie and Christian.
Special great Poppy to Salvador.
Friend to Paul, Hunter, Nic and Carly.
Loving brother to Bruce (dec), Barbara and Max.
Dad, a life well lived is like a powerful work of art, beautifully created and remembered by all.
You were kind, creative, loyal, intelligent, tenacious and truly an original.
Your love and absolute pride in your 3 grandchildren was a gift. You had a unique and special relationship with each.
It was lovely to see your delight in your great grandson Salvador.
You introduced me to the world, its history and its wonders, everything was possible.
You joined our family on so many adventures, these memories are ours forever. You are now on your final journey.
Forever in our hearts.
Jane and Mark
Dad, I was so lucky to have had you as my father. I will always treasure the time we spent together.
Your kindness, patience, creativity and wisdom I will always remember.
Thank you for sharing your love of art, music and design with me.
It has been an absolute honor to have spent quality time with you in recent years.
You were one of a kind dad, a truly special individual.
Tony and I will miss you every day.
Melinda and Tony
Poppy, you were always there for me. I will miss you dearly and treasure the memories we made.
Watching you become a “Great” grandfather was such an honour, thank you for loving Salvador.
ALWAYS IN OUR HEARTS.
Jaida, Paul and Salvador.
Time although it has taken you from me has forever left me with your legacy.
You made me who I am, inspired my creativity and taught me kindness.
I will follow now in your footsteps. I love you Poppy.
Your presence we will miss, your memory we will treasure,
loving you always, forgetting you never.
Thank you for being such a kind and loving grandfather.
I will always cherish our special memories.
Remembered with love,
Millie and Hunter
To the staff at Arcare Castlemaine.
Your kindness, compassion and genuine care were truly appreciated by John and family.
Thank you for all that you do.
A Service of Thanksgiving for John's life will be held in Christ Church Anglican Church, Mostyn Street,
Castlemaine on Monday 16th October commencing at 1.30pm.
A private cremation will follow.
After the service you are warmly invited to stay and join John's family for light refreshments in the Church hall.
16th October 2023 at 1:30 PM