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Patrick Noel Cullen

Patrick Noel Cullen

26th December 1940 - 14th May 2021


Patrick passed peacefully at Castlemaine Hospital.

Husband of Erica, father to Kathryn, Elizabeth and Daniel, stepfather to Miranda, 

father in law to Nathan, Sarah, William and Josh. Grandad to Ciaran, Archer, Ruby and Kathryn 

May he Rest In Peace 


Family and friends are invited to attend Patrick's funeral service,

to be held in the Church of Christ, Blakeley Road, Castlemaine on Monday (May 24) commencing at 2.30pm.

Following this service you are warmly invited to stay for light refreshments.


You may wish to watch Patrick's service via livestream.  

To do this, 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.

The service will then be placed on this tribute page a few days later.


In lieu of flowers please consider a donation in memory of Patrick, to Kids Under Cover.  Visit their website

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53 responses to “Patrick Noel Cullen”

  1. Louise Battersby says:

    Heartbreaking loss of a beautiful man 💔

  2. Ivan, Fred and families says:

    A GREAT man. Will be sadly missed. Condolences to Erica and family.

  3. Margaret and Bruce Blake says:

    Dearest Patrick. Brother-in-law to Margaret and Bruce.
    Fond memories of fireside Gaelic lullabies sung and played on button accordion by dear Patrick.
    He will always be fondly remembered and sadly missed.
    – Margaret and Bruce Blake

  4. Colette Carroll and family says:

    Our sincere sympathies to all of the Cullen family at the sad passing of Patrick.
    May he rest in peace.

  5. Susan, James, Katelyn, Scott and Zack Hennessy says:

    Rest in peace Uncle Noel.
    Sending love to you all from Woollengrange x

  6. Lynne Windebank says:

    Such a loss for Erica & their family.

  7. Marlene says:

    I will miss Patrick forever.
    He was my dear friend and the loveliest of men.
    So many wonderful memories of precious family time spent together with Patrick, Erica, Miranda and Josh.
    My love and thoughts always to you all.
    My Condolences also to all of Patricks family.
    – Marlene

  8. Donie Butler says:

    Sincere sympathy to the Cullen family on the sad loss of ‘Noel’.
    A wonderful cousin and person.
    – Donie and the Butler family Kilkenny, Ireland.

  9. John Cullen says:

    My deepest sympathies on Noel’s passing.
    Sending my love and support to all during this sad and difficult time.
    – John

  10. Michele Waddington says:

    To Erica, thinking of you at this difficult time
    Kind regards
    – Michele

  11. Taya Seddon says:

    Sending all our love to the Cullen Family at this sad time.
    Pat will be extremely missed.
    May he now rest in peace.
    – Taya Seddon

  12. Senad Sabitovic says:

    So sorry to the whole Cullen Family for the loss of their beloved Patrick.
    A great bloke who always met you with a smile.
    – Sabitovic Family (Senad, Fadila, Amil, Aldin, Samra and Lamija)

  13. Ross Seddon says:

    Very sad news indeed.
    Pat, a truly wonderful man (& with Dan) has over many years a great working relationship with me, my family and staff he will surely be missed to the industry, friends, and family.
    My sincere condolences to the Cullen family and my thoughts are with you all at this time.
    – Ross Seddon

  14. Nick Sterjov says:

    Very, very sad day, Pat was a great man.
    He will be missed.
    – Nick Sterjov

  15. VIC MIX says:

    An absolute gentleman and professional in his field.
    So thankful for his guidance and work with our concrete plants in Dandenong, Pakenham, Coburg and Mornington.
    Our heartfelt and sincerest condolences to Patrick’s family.
    – Michael De Luca and the team at Vic Mix

  16. Brett Turner says:

    Pat was a mentor for me for so many years.
    A quiet and humble man for whom I had the utmost respect.
    He was a work colleague, professional associate and a very dear friend.
    I will miss you mate, but will forever hold my fond memories of you in my heart.
    – Brett Turner

  17. Chris & Narelle Frerker- Frerker Homes Pty Ltd says:

    We are so very sorry to hear of Pat’s passing.
    He was a gentleman and always a true professional to work with over the years.
    He had a gentle nature and always passed on his wealth of knowledge and experience in his field.
    He will be missed and we send our deepest condolences to all the Cullen Family.

  18. Sean Butler says:

    Condolences to all the Cullen Family.
    Remembered by all the Butler Family.
    Noel was most Genuine sound Man.
    Noel always helped those in need.
    Sadly missed Noel.
    Cousin Sean Butler and Family.
    Always remember our Childhood in Woolengrange.
    RIP Noel.

  19. Victor Nasserallah says:

    My deapest condolences to the whole family

  20. Ron & Lidia Lucas says:

    Truly a sad day for all, our heartfelt condolences to Dan & family.
    Patrick was a man among men who always saw the good in people.
    He was a true friend who will be sadly missed.
    I will miss you, my friend.

  21. Giovanni Cavallo says:

    A truly wonderful human being who will be dearly missed.
    – Giovanni Cavallo

  22. Joe & Christine Butler, Castlebar, Ireland says:

    Deepest sympathy to all the Cullen family on their sad loss.
    R.I.P. Noel.
    Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dílis.

  23. Pam Smith says:

    Patrick was one of the most kindest caring person you could ever meet.
    The best Brother in law you could ask for, truly missed.
    Be strong Erica. All my love Pam.

  24. Bob Jefferson says:

    Pat was a lovely man with a beautiful family. He will be greatly missed.

  25. Brian Turley says:

    We were saddened to hear of the passing of Pat. We Have had dealings with Pat for about 30 years . If something wasn’t right he would take the time to explain and nut out a solution, Pat has set a very high bench mark for all that knew him. He had a wealth of knowledge never to be exhausted.
    Our condolences to Dan and family.
    Brian and the Built to Last Team

  26. Helen Casserly says:

    I will always remember Uncle Noel was an elegant man.
    A true gentleman.
    Love to you all, Helen Xx

  27. Dick and Sue Millott says:

    Our deepest condolences to Erica and family at this sad time.
    – Dick and Sue Millott, Maldon

  28. Nicole McBain says:

    Saddened to hear of Pat’s passing. Dan & Kate, you are in my thoughts.

  29. Derek Cassin says:

    My sincere condolences to the Cullen Family on the sad loss of Patrick, a large and lively figure in any company. He was a very gifted man and a pleasure to be with in any situation. We had great times together in our childhood at Woolengrange. Rest in peace my friend.
    Derek Cassin and Family.

  30. Sarah Drynan (Connolly) says:

    Much love to my cousins – no words are enough .. Much love to you all always xxx

  31. Katie Browne says:

    May you shine bright with the stars forever Uncle Noel. Love and hugs to all of you during this sad time. Katie, Liam, Madison and Ryan xxx

  32. Sarah Drynan Connolly says:

    Dearest Noel, Will always remember the opals you gave us on your trip back from Oz. You opened our eyes to the world. As part of a family who always will always be part of Woolengrange and the magic of home. Love to my cousins at this sad time xxx

  33. Andrew Gazzola says:

    My Condolences to Dan and the Cullen Family,
    Pat will be remembered for that positive greeting he gave. Rest In Peace.

  34. Anil Nagpal says:

    The heartfelt demise of a wonderful person … My Prayers with you and your Family.
    – Anil Nagpal

  35. Pat & Brian Lever says:

    Now there’s another Patrick in heaven… we will always remember you god bless you Noel.
    Rest In Peace
    – Pat and Brian Lever

  36. Karen Farrell says:

    Best Irish man I’ve ever known. A kind gentleman with a great sense of humour… you’ll be greatly missed by all who knew you.
    Condolences from New Zealand to your family big man.
    May you Rest In Peace.
    – Karen Farrell

  37. Steven Arnheim says:

    My deepest condolences to Dan, Kate and your families
    He will be sadly missed.
    – Steve Arnheim

  38. Sue Hall says:

    Pat was the most welcoming, generous, and humble man that I had the pleasure to work with.
    I have many memories of him making me laugh, but mostly of what a true gentleman he was.
    My sincere condolences to Dan and the Cullen family.
    – Sue Hall

  39. Annette Fay says:

    Sincere sympathy to Liz, Ciaran, Kathryn and all the Cullen family on this sad occasion.
    May Patrick rest in peace.
    – Annette and Michael & family.

  40. Anna Drynan Gale says:

    “Those we love don’t go away;
    They walk beside us every day.
    Unseen, unheard but always near.
    Sill loved, still missed, and very dear…”
    All our love always x
    Anna, Tim & Lottie Drynan-Gale, Kilmurry, Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny

  41. Rhyll Plant says:

    Dear Erica, thinking of you at this time…
    Love Rhyll and Greg

  42. Mike Mettes says:

    I’m saddened to hear of the passing of Pat a true ‘gentle man’ and was always a pleasure to be around.
    My sincere condolences to Dan and the ‘clan.
    – Mike Mettes

  43. Jackie Groppo says:

    My Deepest Condolences to Pat’s Wife, children & extended family – Pat was a True Gentleman, it was a pleasure to have known him.
    May he rest in Eternal Peace.
    – Jackie Groppo

  44. Sue Thorp says:

    Our deepest condolences to Kate and the Cullen family.
    Thinking of you all at this sad time.
    – Sue and Damian Thorp

  45. Claudine says:

    Thinking of you Erica, our deepest sympathy to you all.
    – Serge, Claudine and the team at Le Sel

  46. Mary Margaret Watts says:

    With lots of love to you Noel, with many happy memories growing up with you and my cousins.
    May you rest in peace.
    – Mary Margaret

  47. Olive Drynan says:

    To my dearest darling Noel, wonderful brother you will be dearly missed always.
    Love Olive, Jim and the girls. Mall House, Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny

  48. Luis & gloria Gazzola. says:

    Dear Danny , Sarah & family,
    We are sorry we could not be at your fathers funeral, please convey our sympathy to your mother and family.
    Our deepest sympathy to you and your family at this trying time.
    May the precious memories you hold in your heart of your father remain forever, Pat Cullen.
    Rest in peace. – Luis & Gloria Gazzola and family.

  49. Christy and Eamonn Roche says:

    Our deepest condolences to Noel’s Australian and Irish families.
    We spoke years ago about about him emigrating to Manitoba, Canada but he chose well with Australia.
    Rest in Peace, Noel.
    – Christy and Eamonn Roche

  50. Janine Wigham says:

    Sincere condolences to Dan and the Cullen family on the passing of Pat.
    He was a pleasure to know with work and remember his wonderful sense of humour.
    – Janine Wigham

  51. Bruce Beveridge says:

    My deepest condolences to Dan and family
    Rest in Peace

  52. Marie Jackman says:

    Sincere sympathy to all the Cullen family on the loss of Noel. Thinking of you all at this sad time.
    May Noel Rest in Peace.
    Marie Jackman & family, Jenkinstown, Co. Kilkenny

  53. Maria Norman says:

    Our sincere sympathy to the Cullen family on the loss of Patrick. We are thinking of you
    May all the good memories you had with Patrick be forever in your hearts, may he rest in peace.
    Kate and Nathan we hope to see you soon
    – Maria, David, Krista, Zoe and William

Funeral Details

24th May 2021 at 2:30 PM