Peacefully at BUPA on July 21, 2021. Aged 93 years Beloved husband of the late Peggy. Loving father and father-in-law of Sheree and Tony, Julie and Ronald, Douglas, Graeme and Paula. Adoring Poppy Ken of 11 and Great Poppy of 6. Mum and Dad reunited Heartfelt thanks to the wonderful staff at Bupa for their…
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, including the largest funeral centre in Central Victoria. 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. William Farmer is a local family business that has been providing first class service to families over many generations. 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.
View our entire staff, by visiting the 'our team' page.
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
2/8/1943 – 16/7/2021 Passed away after a courageous battle with cancer. Dearly loved husband of Faye (dec.) and Lorraine. Adoring father of Scott, Todd, Jay, Brock and Wade. Special father-in-law to Brianna, Jan, Cindi and Lauren. Much loved stepfather and stepfather-in-law of Lisa, Tracey and Chris, Mathew and Rachel. Devoted Pa to his 19 Grandchildren….
27/09/41 – 12/07/21 Much loved daughter of Charles and Violet Harris (dec) Adored sister of Peter (dec) and Terry. 27/09/41 – 12/07/21 Much loved wife of Jim (dec) Adored, loved and respected Mum of Anna, Bill and Pete Special friend and mother-in-law to Brian, Cath and Serena Loved Nan to Lachlan and Molly, Pip, Wilson…
19.04.1932 – 23.07.2021 Margaret Frances Davies wife of Max (dec) passed away peacefully at Strath Haven where she had received excellent care for many years. She was much loved by her five children – Helen, Peter, Andrew, Jan, Paul and their families including eleven grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. The family would like to acknowledge…
9.1.1924 – 20.7.2021 Aged 97 years Loving wife of Bill (dec.). Loved mother and mother-in-law to Gary (dec.), Janice and Les Bacon, Coral Williams, Brenda and Greg Archer. Nan to Ashley and Carolyn, Aaron and Kayla; Gema; Kristen and Neil, Teagan and Chris. Special Great Nan to Charlotte; Sebastian, and Parker; Edee, and Ava. Dearly…
24th Jan 1943 – 17th Jul 2021 Passed away peacefully at home in Bendigo. Loved wife of Michael Dawkins and Len Baker (both dec.) Adored mother of Rohan, Craig and Shiralee and their families. Always on our minds, forever in our hearts. In accordance with current regulations a Private Funeral Service for Mrs. Lorraine Phyllis…