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Michael John O’Shea

Michael John O’Shea

21st February 1947 - 16th January 2024


After a life lived with laughter, love and generosity, Michael died at his home in Campbells Creek.
Soulmate of Tricia.
Ever-present and devoted father of Stephen, Marcelle, Matthew, Luke, and Simone.
Embracing father-in-law of Lauren, John, Tanya, Mariana, and Adrian.
Adored ‘scallywag’ Grandpa of Gabriela, Ben, Max, Charlotte, Finn, Spencer, Eve, Liam, Ash, Sophie, and Jack.
Much loved and esteemed big brother of Patrick (dec), Des, Marita, Mary, Con, Frank, Clare, Annette, Pat, Helene (dec), Josie, Maggie, and Gaye.
Loved and respected brother-in-law of Wayne, Tony, Evelyn, Gerry, Duane, Jenny, Paul, John, Barbara, Grant, Dave, and Trevor.
Loved and loving son and son-in-law of Pat and Bridgie, Kevin and Ruth (all dec).
“Death leaves a heartache no one can heal.
Love leaves a memory no one can steal”


Funeral Mass to celebrate Michael's life of will be offered in St Mary’s Catholic Church, Hargraves Street, Castlemaine
on Wednesday 31st January commencing at 11.30am.
A private cremation will follow.


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.

In lieu of flowers we invite you to consider donating to The Alfred Foundation in Michael’s name:

The Alfred Foundation

PO Box 2021, Prahran VIC 3181


Funeral Livestream


5 responses to “Michael John O’Shea”

  1. Nina Hufer says:

    Michael, such a big loss, Friday night’s at the bowling club won’t seem the same without your smiling face, our hearts are breaking for you Tricia, Michael was one in a million, 💕💕💔💔💔💔big hugs from Nina and Laurie

  2. Lyndal McClure says:

    Sincere condolences to Trish and family from all members of the Castlemaine Bowling Club!
    Mick was an esteemed member who gave generously of his time as treasurer and coach for many years. He will be sadly missed at the club.

  3. Pat and Marita (Cororooke) says:

    Our heartfelt sympathy to Tricia, Stephen, Marcelle, Matthew, Luke & Simone and your families, as well as Michael’s siblings, as you grieve for your dearly loved Michael.
    He was a devoted family man who lived his life with great integrity. May the sorrow you feel in your hearts lighten by the love that surrounds you. Sorry we are unable to join you for Michael’s funeral, but we will hold you close in our thoughts and prayers.
    Pat and Marita Cororooke

  4. Donald and Margaret Barnett. says:

    A huge loss to The Castlemaine Bowling Club and to all who knew him. Deepest sympathy to Tricia and family. You are in our thoughts and prayers at this sad time.
    Donald and Margaret Barnett

  5. Annette O’Shea says:

    Michael, your time on earth was numbered, your pathway here was trod,
    May your name in gold be written, in the autograph of God. 🙏
    Our deepest sympathy to Tricia and all your family, may your gain comfort in knowing that others care and share your loss.
    Jim & Annette O’Shea, Camperdown. 🎚️

Funeral Details

St Mary’s Catholic Church
76 Hargraves Street

31st January 2024 at 11:30 AM

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