01/09/1947 – 09/01/2022 Beloved wife of Pat (dec.). Partner of Cliff. Loved mother of Damian and Lisa, and Katrina. Adored grandmother of Thomas, Mia, Eliza, Chayce, Khloe, Cora and Sharlee. A Thanksgiving Service for the life of Mrs. Kaye Alison Ryan will be held at the William Farmer Victoria Street Chapel, 12 Victoria St.,…
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.
With locations in Bendigo, Eaglehawk and Inglewood, we are proud to offer first class facilities throughout our community. When you need to visit one of our funeral homes you will be met with a standard of care that we are so well known for throughout the Bendigo and wider community.
When you call on us, we will be here to assist you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
A Good Life Deserves The Best Farewell
When faced with having to make funeral arrangements for a loved one, many people have no prior experience.
Our Funeral Directors are here to guide and support you through this difficult time,
helping to create a personal, fitting and unique farewell for your loved one.
A Funeral During COVID-19
The health and safety of our client families, community, staff and stakeholders is our highest priority and concern.
During this time of uncertainty, we are committed to this standard.
As we closely monitor this situation daily via the Government Health Department and with the support of the Australian Funeral Directors Association (AFDA) the implementing of safeguards based on recommendations will continue to occur throughout our company.
Throughout our funeral homes we have made available multiple hand sanitiser stations, QR codes and information to ensure our environments remain safe for our communities. We will also provide these stations at funerals conducted outside our facilities.
We appreciate your understanding at this time of uncertainty. Our staff, together with the families we care for, are doing our very best.
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
22 March 1948 – 11 January 2022 Much loved wife of Robin and mother of Stuart, Adrian and Shannon. Treasured sister of Charles (Price) and in-law of Seryn and Claire. Adored grandmother of Annalise, Jessica, Harriet, Isabel and Olive. A dear friend to countless other folk A Thanksgiving Service for the life of…
24/06/1929 – 13/01/2022 Dearly loved husband of Dot. Loving father of Lyn, Denise, Diane, Robyn, Gary, Rodney, Wayne and Donna. Grandfather of 20, great grandfather of 31. You were my lover and best friend for 68 years and 9 months. Dearly loved and loving father and father-in-law of Lyn and Bob, adored Poppy and…
Peacefully at Benetas on January 11, 2022. Aged 90 years Dearly loved husband of Marie. Loving father and father-in-law to Joy and Ken. Pa to Luke and Andrew. ‘Love you William’
Suddenly at his home in Ravenswood on January 6, 2022. Aged 72 years Loving partner of Helen (dec.). Loved brother of Helen Peel (Qld) and Fraser (Penshurst) and their families. Remembered with love A Thanksgiving Service for the life of Mr. David Alexander Roderick McKenzie will be held at the William Farmer Victoria Street…
25 May 1929 – 11 January 2022 (in his 93rd year) Passed away peacefully with Elaine and Margaret by his side at Bendigo Health. Loved husband of Elaine (nee Nankivell), to celebrate their 75th year of marriage later in 2022. Much loved father of Margaret (Millar), Ray (Bowery), Leanne (Wyatt) and families. To…