Joyce Irene LILLEY

18.01.1927 – 11.09.2020
Daughter of Lucy and Jack Whale (both dec).
Sister to Jack, Jim, Harry, Geoff, Louis, Pat, Margaret, Mary, and their families.
Loved wife of Sid Lilley (dec).
Mother of Joy, Gaynor and Lisa.
Grandmother of Sascha, Scott, Bianca, Warwick and Jayne.
Great grandmother of Millie, Emma, James, Georgia and Olivia.
Friend of Dennis, Ben, Bec, Joe and Brodie.
Much loved by us all.
“Ta Ra a bit” Mom.
The family would like to sincerely thank:
Louise Bloom and her team of carers at Greater City Geelong Aged Care Services.
Dr Mark Magill at Park Street Medical Practice.
Dr Garry Tjipto and team of nurses and staff at St John of God Hospital 3 North.
Dr Eng Eng Ong at Geelong Palliative Care Group.


Funeral Notice


A Private Service will be held. Please contact Tuckers for webcast details.


  1. To my dear Aunty Joy. I loved our chats and laughs over the years. You will be missed by so many near and far. Blessed Be. Your niece Linda.

    Linda van Draanen September 16 2020
  2. To my dear Aunty Joy. A strong , intelligent lady of character. Who loved her family near and far with a passion. Remembered fondly xx

    Joanne Evans September 16 2020
  3. To my Lovely Sister our Joy. For the many happy memories and for her the kindness to me always xxx

    Patricia Southall September 16 2020
  4. Our deepest sympathy to Joy, Gaynor and Lisa and their families on the passing of your mother Joyce. We remember the happy times we spent with Joy’s family and exchanging summer produce with Joyce. She will be sadly missed in our street. RIP. Ted, Jura, Anita & Dave.

    Ted and Jura September 15 2020
  5. To the Lilly family
    I’m so sorry and saddened at the passing of Aunty joy
    I have very fond memories of Aunty joy and uncle sid both in the uk and from my visit to Australia. My love to you all cousin stevie (Stephaney) whale /timmington God Bless

    Stephaney September 15 2020
  6. Joyce,
    So very sad to learn of your passing. I will remember our lovely chats when I called in to assist you and we had some laughs too.
    My sincere condolences to the Lilley family.
    RIP Joyce xx
    Judi T (Cogg) xx

    Judi T September 12 2020
  7. Our deepest sympathy to the Lilley family, on the passing of Mrs Lilley. Memories of our former neighbor. Colin and Lyn Payne and family

    Lyn Payne September 12 2020