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in memory of

Marion Desmond (nee Kellett)

Marion Desmond (nee Kellett)

10th November 1926 - 23rd November 2023


A happy and loving soul, passed away peacefully on 23rd November 2023 aged 97.

Loving and devoted wife to Victor (dec).  Adored mother of Ray and Dawn, mother in law to Norma (dec) and Rick, and friend to Margaret.

Treasured Grandma to Shaun and Debbie, Troy, Tara and Chris, Nyree and Dave, Nathan and Kylie, Joel and Adriana.

Old Grandma of Grace, Olivia, Alex, Tiana, Ned, Joe, Perry, Indy, Ivy, Jasmin, Madison, Hudson, Frankie, Charlie and Jack.

Devoted to her family


A service to celebrate Marion’s life will be held in the Chapel of Mount Alexander Funerals,

12 Campbell Street, Castlemaine on Monday 4th December commencing at 11.00am.

Following this service the cortege will leave for the Castlemaine Cemetery.


If you wish to join us at the service via livestream
please return to the home page of this website and click on the livestream button.
The service will be live approximately 5 -10 minutes prior to commencing.

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6 responses to “Marion Desmond (nee Kellett)”

  1. Cathy Thompson says:

    Rest Peacefully Aunty Marion. What a pleasure it was to be able to care for you in your final years. You will be sadly missed at Ellery.
    Love and hugs to Dawn, Ray and families.
    Cathy, Mark, Alex and Abby Thompson xx

  2. Barrett Lyn says:

    Rest peacefully Aunty Marion.
    Your jelly cakes were the best.
    Deepest condolences to Ray, Dawn and families.
    Reunited with her beloved husband.
    Love Lynette and Chris

  3. Sandra Jones says:

    Will always remember our time together in the garden and your instructions as I pruned!!
    A lovely lady who had a great fruit cake for morning tea!
    Phil and Sandra Jones

  4. Gaye Jones says:

    Sincere condolences Dawn. Marion was a beautiful, gentle lady. One of my favourite customers.
    Gaye Jones

  5. Lynne Cole says:

    Condolences Dawn and family.
    Fond memories of Marion as next door neighbour to Myrtle (Nan).
    Lynne Cole

  6. Gloria Ford says:

    Condolences to Ray and Dawn and families, many fond memories of Auntie Marion and her beautiful cakes at Mt. Franklin family reunions.
    Beautiful carrot cakes and Jelly cakes. Always had something when we called in for a cuppa.
    Rest in peace.
    Gloria Ford

Funeral Details

Chapel of Mount Alexander Funerals
12 Campbell Street

4th December 2023 at 11:00 AM

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