Passed away peacefully at Bendigo Hospital May 23, 2020. Aged 79 years Much loved husband of Jean. Loved father and father-in-law of Janine and Ross, Warren and Marnie, Narelle and Craig. Devoted Pa to Zali, Tamika and Declan, Hamish and Fraser, Evie, Jimmie and Rickie. Forever in our hearts In accordance with current regulations…
Welcome to William Farmer
Established in 1873, we 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.
When you call on us, we will be here to assist you.
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
Passed away peacefully at Bendigo Hospice on May 22, 2020. In his 97th year Much loved husband of Billie (dec.). A long life well lived Sadly Missed In accordance with current regulations a, Private Funeral Service will be held on THURSDAY (May 28) at 2 pm. If you would like to view the service live…
Passed away on May 18, 2020. Daughter of Carl and Evelyn Aherne, youngest daughter of 13 children. Loved wife of George (dec.). Mother of Wendy Dean, Maxine Campbell and Brendon, mother-in-law of Brian, Ron and Debbie. Nan of Belinda, Kristy, Lachlan, Marlee, Casey and Brock. Special friend of Kristie and Casey. Great Nan of Sophie,…
Passed away peacefully at Alphington on May 20, 2020. Aged 92 years Daughter of James and Elizabeth Dobbie (both dec.) of Aberargie, Scotland. Eldest sister of James (dec.) and Wyn Dobbie. Devoted wife of Arthur Ernest Curnow (dec.). Loved mother of David and Janet, mother-in-law of Jan and Murray. Proud grandmother of Andrew and Dylan,…
In accordance with current regulations a Private Funeral Service will be held. A live stream will be available, please contact the family for details.
Peacefully at Mirridong Aged Care Home on May 25, 2020. Aged 92 years Beloved wife of Bill (dec.) for 65 years. Much loved and loving mother and mother-in-law of Bryan and Nina, Sandra and Ashley, Ian and Alicia. Proud grandmother of Freya, Robbie, Jess, Lauren, Owen, Cooper and Delta. Great Nanna of Ellie and Daniel….
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.