Shortis, Bede

Bede Shortis

30.06.1935 - 30.09.2021

In loving memory ... Bede Shortis

Late of Tweed Heads South.

Formerly of Murwillumbah.

Passed away peacefully on Thursday 30th September 2021.

Aged 86 Years.

Dearly loved husband of Elizabeth Anne (dec'd).

Much loved father and father-in-Law of John & Sharon, Liz & Lindsey, Jane & Rod, Margaret & Sam, David (dec'd) & Nikki.

Cherished Grandfather of Josh, Jessica, Alex, Zac, Tai, Natalie, Courtney, Chris, Jaye, Charles and Maycee.

Loving Great-Grandfather of Hemi, Taika and Ngawai.

Family and Friends will be celebrating Bede's Life commencing with Requiem Mass to be held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church on Friday 15th October 2021 at 11am (NSW time).

After the service, the cortege will leave for Tweed Valley Lawn Cemetery.

Due to COVID19 Restrictions on attendees Bede's service will be live streamed on www.fwhlive.com/bbs.

Funeral Details

Sacred Heart Catholic Church
143 Murwillumbah Street
Murwillumbah NSW 2484 [map]

Tweed Valley Lawn Cemetery
813-871 Eviron Road
Eviron NSW 2484 [map]

Backo, Kenneth Shaun

Kenneth Shaun Backo

05.04.1962  - 17.09.2021

In loving memory of.... Kenneth Shaun Backo.

Born Mullumbimby 05.04.1961. Passed away 17.09.2021.

Cherished son of Kenneth (dec) and Coral (dec) Backo.

Loving father to Kenny, Sheldon, Rachel, Molly, Liam, Lily, Ochre and Isabella.

Poppy to Seth, Natalia, Kiara, Wahnita, Ashanti, Ciannah, Kiah Honey and Sayla Blaze.

Great Poppy to Naia.

Brother to Paul (dec), Karen (dec), Leith (dec and Jolanda and best friend to Josephine.

Summersell, Rex Hayward

Rex Hayward Summersell

05.03.1934 - 24.09.2021

In loving memory ... Rex Hayward Summersell

Late of Kielvale.

Passed away peacefully on Friday, 24th September 2021

Aged 87 Years

Dearly loved Husband of Dawn (dec’d)

Loved Father and Father-in-law of Ross & Cath, Rosalie & Kym, Peter & Cathy, Lorraine & Peter

Loving Grandpa of Colin, Nikki, Sarah & Adrian, Caleb, Jasmine, Isabelle, Jonah, Harvey, Jonathon and Esther

Loving Great-Grandpa of Alyssa, Milan and Giana

Most dearly loved Brother of Pamela. Loved Brother-in-law of Walter, Lorna & Doug and their families.

In accordance with current COVID restrictions, a Private Burial Service with limited attendees will be conducted on Friday, 1st October 2021 at the Tweed Valley Lawn Cemetery.

All guests will be required to check in using the Service NSW App for contact tracing purposes. Please attend with a suitable mobile phone and ability or support to comply with this requirement.

Mourners must ensure social distancing is maintained.

Attendees will be required to wear masks as per current legislation.


Funeral Details

Tweed Valley Lawn Cemetery
813-871 Eviron Road
Eviron NSW 2484 [map]

McNamara, Elizabeth May

Elizabeth “Betty” May McNamara

04.08.1936 - 09.08.2021

In loving memory ... Elizabeth May McNamara

Late of Bupa Pottsville Beach

Formerly of Murwillumbah.

Passed away peacefully on Monday 9th August 2021.

Aged 85 Years.

Dearly loved Wife of Ken.
Loved Mother of Cheryl & Carl (dec'd) and Susan (dec'd) & Mark

Cherished Grandmother of Melissa, Paul, Renee, Carliha, Samantha, Sarah, Timothy and Jayden

Loving Great-Grandmother of Lachlan, Rhiley, Madison, Charli, Abbie, Alex, Tully, Meela, Emmy, Nate, Sienna, Toby, Brooklyn, Benjamin, Ava and Mia.

Loving sister of Fay, Marie, June, Lewis and Gail.

A private Service was held on the 23rd August 2021

Carver, Margaret McGhie

Margaret McGhie Carver

08.06.1922 - 09.08.2021

In loving memory ... Margaret McGhie Carver

Late of Murwillumbah.

Passed away peacefully on Tuesday 9th August 2021.

Aged 99 Years.

Dearly loved Wife of George.

Much Loved Mother & Mother-In-Law of Lynette & Robert Field, Jim Carver and Ian Carver (dec'd).

Cherished Grandmother of Wayne & Susan, Robyne & Steven and Mark & Charmaine.

Adored Great-grandmother of Ben, Jimmy, Joe, Miley and Zoe.

Dear Friend of Merlene.

A private Funeral Service has been held for Margaret as per the families wishes.

Elizabeth ‘Betty’ Dundon and William ‘Mick’ Dundon

Elizabeth 'Betty' Dundon and William 'Mick' Dundon

In loving memory ... Elizabeth and William Dundon

Late of Kingscliff.

Passed away peacefully aged 89 Elizabeth 22.03.202 and aged 96 William 28.07.2021.

Dearly Loved parents of Tony, Damian, Simon and their Wives.

Cherished Grandparents of Anne-Louise, Christopher, Bridget, Gabrielle, Scott, Tammy and Jacob.

Loving Great-Grandparents of six.

Loved brother and sister-in-law of Molly Miller.

Family and Friends are warmly invited to attend a graveside service on Friday 13.08.2021 at 11:30am at Tweed Valley Lawn Cemetery.

"The gates of Heaven opened wide our Much Loved Parents walked inside"

All guests will be required to check in using the Service NSW App for contact tracing purposes. Please attend with a suitable mobile phone and ability or support to comply with this requirement.

Mourners must ensure social distancing is maintained.

Attendees will be required to wear masks as per current legislation.

Funeral Details

Tweed Valley Lawn Cemetery
813-871 Eviron Road
Eviron NSW 2484 [map]

Peacock, Betty

Betty Peacock

16.07.1922 - 27.07.2021

In loving memory ... Betty Peacock

Late of Murwillumbah.

Passed away peacefully after a short illness on Tuesday 27th July 2021.

Aged 99 Years.

Loved daughter of Frederick Thomas Sharpe and Flora Adelaide Thorburn

Dearly loved Wife of John ( Jack) (dec'd).

Loved Mother of Brian Peacock and Sue Walters.

Mother-In-Law of Marian Peacock and Ron Walters.

Cherished Grandmother of Andrew, Stephen, Rowan, Gavin, and Paulette.

Loving Great-grandmother of Matthew, Zoe, William, Ella, Jack, Lilly, Thomas, Kynan, Brayden, Samuel and Charlotte.

Loved Sister of Jean (dec'd), Hope (dec'd), Bill (dec'd) and Gwen.

Family and friends are warmly invited to attend Betty's Funeral Service to be held at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Murwillumbah on Wednesday 4th August, 2021 at 11 a.m.

The service will be followed by a private Cremation.

All guests will be required to check in using the Service NSW App for contact tracing purposes. Please attend with a suitable mobile phone and ability or support to comply with this requirement.

Mourners must ensure social distancing is maintained.

Attendees will be required to wear masks as per current legislation.


Funeral Details

St Andrew's Presbyterian Church
16 Wollumbin Street
Murwillumbah NSW 2484 [map]


Zambelli, Carolyn Faye

Carolyn Faye Zambelli

14.10.1951 - 18.07.2021

In loving memory.... Carolyn Faye Zambelli

Late of Kingscliff

Formerly of Ocean Shores & Stokers Siding.

Passed away peacefully on Sunday 18th July 2021.

Aged 69 Years.

Dearly loved Wife of Abramo.
Loved Mother and Mother-in-law of Adrian & Tatum,
Melissa & Robert, Andrew & Kristy and
Rebecca & Steve.

Cherished Nonna of Madison, Zak, Natalia, Lochlan, Charlie, Daniella, Roco and Chilli.
Loved Sister of John & Joan (dec'd).

Family and Friends are warmly invited to attend Carolyn’s Requiem Mass to be held at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Murwillumbah, on Tuesday 27th July 2021, at 10.30 am.

All guests will be required to check in using the Service NSW App for contact tracing purposes. Please attend with a suitable mobile phone and ability or support to comply with this requirement.

Mourners must ensure social distancing is maintained.

Attendees will be required to wear masks as per current legislation.


Funeral Details

Sacred Heart Catholic Church
143 Murwillumbah Street
Murwillumbah NSW 2484 [map]


Conroy, Denis Rodney

Denis Rodney Conroy

31.01.1938 - 10.07.2021

In loving memory ... Denis Rodney Conroy....

Passed away peacefully on Saturday 10th  July 2021.

Aged 83 Years.

Dearly loved Husband of Sylvia.

Loved Father of Marion & John, Kevin & Lea, Alan & Kim, Gary & Chevonne and Stewart & Helen.

Cherished Grandfather, Great Grandfather and Brother.

Family and friends are warmly invited to attend Denis's Funeral Service to be held Graveside at Tweed Valley Lawn Cemetery on Thursday 15th July 2021 at 1:30pm.

All guests will be required to check in using the Service NSW App for contact tracing purposes. Please attend with a suitable mobile phone and ability or support to comply with this requirement.

 Mourners must ensure social distancing is maintained.  

Attendees will be required to wear masks as per current legislation.

Funeral Details

Tweed Valley Lawn Cemetery Chapel
813-871 Eviron Road
Eviron NSW 2484 [map]

WRIGHT, Jean

Jean Wright

25.06.1931  - 03.07.2021

In loving memory ... Jean Wright ...

Formerly of Byron Bay. Passed away peacefully on Saturday, 3rd July 2021. Aged 90 Years.

Dearly loved wife of Reg (Dec'd).

Loved mother of John, Julie, Susan and loved by their partners.

Adored grandmother to six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren and their families. 

Sister to Peggy and Beryl.

A private family service will be held.

All guests will be required to check in using the Service NSW App for contact tracing purposes. Please attend with a suitable mobile phone and ability or support to comply with this requirement.

 Mourners must ensure social distancing is maintained.  

Attendees will be required to wear masks as per current legislation.