Peacefully at Bendigo on November 30, 2021. Aged 78 years Beloved wife of Barry for 50 years. Loving mother and mother-in-law of Matthew and Fleur; Simon and Bianca. Adoring granny of Sienna, Lahni, Macey and Fraser. Resting Peacefully A Thanksgiving Service for the life of Mrs. Margaret Anne Coutanche will be held at the…
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
The Funeral Service for Mrs. Debra May “Debbie” Ness will be held by the graveside at the Wedderburn Cemetery, Boort-Wedderburn Rd., Wedderburn on FRIDAY (December 3) at 11 am. Due to Covid-19 Restrictions, Attendees must be fully vaccinated (proof required)
Passed away on November 22, 2021. Dearly loved husband of Elma. Beloved father of Heather (Beever) and Anne (dec.), father-in-law of Gavin. Pa of Lachlan and Will, brother-in-law of Margaret. We will always remember him for his love of walking long distances and his enjoyment in caring for others through Rotary, Wildlife Rescue and…
Passed away peacefully at St. John of God Hospital surrounded by his family on Thursday November 25, 2021. Aged 84 years Dearly loved and devoted husband of Margaret, loving Dad of Christopher, Dale and Leonie, and father-in-law of Wendy, Gary and Sharon. Much loved grandfather of Bryn and Shay, Garret and Jasmyn, Bronte, Laura, Lewis…
The Funeral Service for Mr. Sandor Alex “Alex” Laczko will be held at the William Farmer Victoria Street Chapel, 12 Victoria St., Eaglehawk, on MONDAY (November 29) at 2 pm. Private Cremation Due to Covid-19 Restrictions, attendees must be fully vaccinated (proof required on entry) Those unable to attend, can view the live…
Passed away peacefully at Estia Health on November 21, 2021. In her 93rd year Beloved wife of the late Ron. Loving mother and mother-in-law of Greg and Leanne, Paul and Sue. Proud nan of Cade, Sam, Sally and Simon, Lauren and Cameron, and Kate. Great nanna to Mia, Ava, Jack and Finn. In accordance…