Passed away suddenly on the 4th September 2021.

We are heartbroken but we can feel you around us guiding us as always, God has you safely in His arms.
Beloved wife of Tom, who has lost the love of his life.
Precious mother of Julie, Tracy, Deidre, Bradley and Michael, loved mother-in-law of John and Carla. Second Mum to Mandy. Loved grandmother and great-grandmother of Brenton and Nicole, Jackson and Amelia, Gabby and Blake, Lisa, Tess, Lachlan, Abby, Matthew, Kendal, Isabella, Lillian, Addison, Cooper, Heidi, Georgie, Evie, Thomas, Levi, Ivy, Peyton and Mason.

Funeral Notice


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A private service will be held. To view Barbara's webcast please click on the above link on WEDNESDAY (15th September) at 10.30am.


  1. Dear Tom and Family, So sorry to hear that Barbara is no longer with us it must have been a shock for you all. Barbara was a gorgeous lady, and a delight to know. She was always prepared to give people her time and attention. All our love – Dorothy and Howard

    Howard Parkinson September 15 2021
  2. To dearest Tom and all the family. Words are not enough to express our sadness at the loss of dear Barbara. Such a beautiful person. We send our deepest love to you all. Val Wheeler & Alan Currie

    Valerie Wheeler September 15 2021
  3. Dear Tom and Family,
    We are still in shock hearing of the sudden passing of Barb. Such a strong, loving and caring woman, always kind and always treating us like family.
    We will miss her dearly, a true angel on Earth and now in heaven.
    May she rest in peace.
    All our love, Bianca, Bruce and Family.

    Bianca Terry September 15 2021
  4. Deepest sympathy to Tom and family. From Janice and Geoff Schneider

    Geoff Schneider September 15 2021
  5. Susan and I are so saddened to hear about our friend Barb. Such a beautiful and caring soul, now with God in Heaven.

    Sincere condolences to Tom, Julie abd families.

    In our thoughts and prayers.

    Lee and Susan Kendrick.

    Lee Kendrick September 14 2021
  6. Sincere condolences to the family on the loss of Barb, she will be missed by so many.
    Our best wishes,
    Barwon Valley Cloggers
    (Grovedale Hall)

    Lynda Turner September 14 2021
  7. Sincere Condolences to Tom and Family from the members of the Grovedale Memorial Hall Committee.
    Barb worked tirelessly with the Committee for many years and will be sadly missed.

    Keith Ross September 14 2021
  8. Very sad to hear and thinking of you all. Many memories from times gone by. Neil and Helen Whelan

    Neil Whelan September 14 2021
  9. Deepest sympathy to Tom, Julie, Tracy, Deidte, Bradley and Michael and families.
    Barb was like a second mum and will be so dearly missed

    Debbie Kenneady- Marchello September 14 2021
  10. My thoughts and love to you Tom on the sad loss of your wonderful and talented Barb.
    Denise Kelly.

    Denise Kelly September 13 2021
  11. Sincere condolences to Tom and family along with Barbara’s brothers and sisters and their families. Memories of a very caring lady.

    Lorraine Davies and family September 13 2021
  12. Dear Julie and family
    Our deepest sympathy to you and your family for the loss of your mum, wife, grandmother and great-grandmother.
    Thinking of you all.
    The Staff
    Oberon High School

    Oberon High School Staff September 13 2021
  13. Dear Tom, deepest sympathy to you and your family on the loss of Barb, a kind and thoughtful friend.Forever cherished memories of our netball days and time spent together..sadly from Jan and Jim Wapling

    Jan Wapling September 12 2021
  14. Dear Barb, we were devasted to hear you’d left us so suddenly. Our world will be much the poorer for your passing. Dear Tom, what a horrible shock for you to lose your beloved Barb, it’s so sad, and so unfair she’s left all of us but especially you and the family. Our memories of such a wonderful friend, a kind and generous friend who was a genius with a sewing machine, will remain with us. We miss you Barb, Marnie and Les.

    Marnie Haig-Muir and Les Fox September 11 2021
  15. Sincere sympathy to Tom and family. We will remember Barbara as a kind, caring and supportive friend to our family – in particular to our mother Muriel.She will be sadly missed

    Rosslyn Jablonsky September 11 2021
  16. Sincere sympathy’s to Tom and family on the passing of dear Barb
    Such a lovely caring friend for a very long time. Sadly missed

    Kaye Williamson September 11 2021
  17. Sincere Condolences to the Collett Family, Barb will be remembered as a lovely, kind friend, through our Netball & Umpiring days. A great Mum to her family and a wonderful Dressmaker. Sadly missed.
    RIP Barb
    Robyn & Don Williamson

    Robyn Williamson September 11 2021
  18. Dear Tom and family, my fond memories of Barb go back to our shared time playing netball, and our faith and through my work.
    deepest symtpathy Tom, Barb will be sadly missed

    Cynthia and Geoff Matthews

    Cynthia Matthews September 11 2021