Passed away peacefully at Bendigo Hospital on February 10, 2020. Aged 72 years Dearly loved husband of Marie. Loving father of Leeanne, Damian and Renae. Devoted grandfather to Aaron, Bianca, Shay and Cougar. Treasured Memories Rest In Peace Now A Thanksgiving Service for the life of Mr. Albert Patrick (Alby) Ryan will be held…
Welcome to William Farmer
Established in 1873, William Farmer Funeral Directors have had the honour of serving the Bendigo and surrounding communities for over 140 years. Our continued commitment to funeral care will ensure; our support to families and our service is personal, professional and dignified to help celebrate a 'life well lived'.
Available 24 hours a day, every day, our experienced team of funeral directors are here to guide and support you every step of the way. We are dedicated to the needs of every family and can provide advice on all aspects of funeral services, pre-planning and bereavement care.
For immediate attention, please call (03) 5441 5577.
Planning ahead with a pre-paid or pre-arranged funeral makes good sense and can be a very simple process. This thoughtful consideration allows you to choose the service you want and can be as detailed or as simple as you would like. It can also save family members from unnecessary stress, decision-making and cost concerns.
Support & Resources
Our website has been designed because we know arranging a funeral can be can be a difficult, emotional and sometimes unexpected task, therefor we hope that you find extensive information on our services, care and support we offer our families. It also contains information regarding current funerals in our care and a virtual tour.
Start the conversation with 'Your Story'
Our ‘Your Story’ booklet can be completed by you or your family with stories and memories. These can be retold or kept as a memoir.
This booklet allows an insight into a person's life and what shaped them. Download our 'Your Story' booklet to help with your goodbye.
Funerals In Our Care
Peacefully at Bendigo on February 11, 2020. Aged 67 years Dearly loved and loving mother of Aaron. In God’s care The Funeral Service for Mrs. Lynette Elaine McPhan will be held by the graveside at the Boort Lawn Cemetery, Boort on FRIDAY (February 21) at 11.30 am.
7/12/1931 – 12/2/2020 Beloved wife of William (Bill, dec.). Dearly loved mother of Lillian, William, Gloria, Ricky (dec.), Sharlene, Glen and families. Cherished nan, great grandma and great great grandma to their children. Reunited with Dad and Ricky A Thanksgiving Service for the life of Mrs. Kathleen Cecilia Black will be held at the William…
18/01/1925 – 13/02/2020 Passed away peacefully surrounded by family. Aged 95 years Loved husband of Beryl (dec.) Much loved father and father-in-law of Jennifer and Wayne, Heather and Lionel, Bill and Leigh, Rob and Sue. Proud grandfather of 10 and great grandfather of 8. Will be sadly missed A Thanksgiving Service for the life of…
Suddenly at her home in Eaglehawk on February 16, 2020. Aged 87 years. Beloved wife of Frank for 64 years. Loving mother and mother-in-law of Greg, Rodney, Sandra and Chris. Adoring grandmother of Matthew, Elise, Chris and Tegan. Great grandmother of Tyson, Madison, Birdie, Beau and Leni. Forever in our hearts A Thanksgiving Service…
03/06/1943 – 09/02/2020 Barry died peacefully at home after a long and courageous battle with MND. MND might have won the battle but Barry won the war and has gone to spend eternity with his saviour Jesus whom he loved and served all his life. Dearly loved and loving husband and best friend of Carol…
Dear Andrew, I would like to express my great appreciation for the manner in which you assisted me and my family in farewelling and celebrating my Grandmother. Your patience, kindness, gentleness and understanding was just what was needed. There is something sweet about coming across someone who is just right for their vocation. Many Thanks. P.S. I was touched to receive the grief booklet before receiving the invoice. Very thoughtful also.