Aged 70 years
Peacefully passed away at home on 17th February surrounded by family following a short illness. Dearly loved wife of Mel for over 50 years. Daughter to Lavinia and George (both dec.) Gerry, Loving Mother of Jason, Nathan and Chelsea, Mother-in-law to Sabrina, Janelle, (Xiaojun) Loving Grandmother to Alicia, Mia, Noah, Jimi, Samuel, Poppy, Ada and Jack.
Your strength and courage will forever be remembered.
Rest Peacefully now
My darling wife and soulmate Carol, you are the best thing that has ever happened to me in my lifetime. My heart is broken now, but your never-ending love and devotion to me is something that I will treasure forever. You will always be in my heart and thoughts as we said to each other every day “I love you”. Mel.
Mum, you were the perfect mother in every way. Your unconditional love, dedication to our family, kindness and wisdom has touched all of our lives and will continue to do so forever more. We will miss you terribly but know that you are at peace with God and watching over us. God bless you Mum. You will be in our hearts forever. Jason, Sabrina and Poppy.
Dear Mum/Nan, the family is forever changed by your loss. You were someone who always taught and modelled the values of strength and determination. These were clear for all to see over the past few months. Rest in peace. You will always be loved and remembered.
Nath, Nell, Noah, Jimi and Ada xox.
Mum, I miss you already. You have been my parent, teacher, carer, supporter and best friend through my whole life. You have guided and shaped me into the person I am today. I’m so glad I got the chance to show and tell you how much I love you. I know you will be with me forever, your loving daughter Chelsea xx
I love you Nana and miss you. I will see you in heaven with Missy. Sam xx
We are so glad you got to hear Jack saying Nana.
Mum, you are the most organized person I’ve ever met. Family is always your first priority. You are super brave and you never gave up hope and your dreams. I am so proud of you. I know you are in good hands now. I miss you so much and you will be always in my heart.
Junie your daughter-in-law.
My darling Nana, as my broken heart longs for you, I remember your unconditional love and strength. I am proud to be the woman I am because of you and for that I am eternally grateful.
I will miss you always xx Alicia.
I love you Nana. You have shaped me into the person I am today and the person I will be. You taught me love and family and for that I’m forever grateful. You’ll be with me forever in my heart. Rest easy with the angels, Love Mia.
Dearly loved sister of Brian and sister-in-law and friend of Annette, much loved Auntie to Louise, Joanne and Dan, Rebecca and Troy. Loved great Aunt to Ned, Lily, Eliza, Ella, James and Isabelle. So many beautiful childhood and recent memories.
A Service to Celebrate the life of Mrs. Carol May McGovern will be held at the William Farmer Victoria Street Chapel, 12 Victoria St., Eaglehawk on FRIDAY (February 26) at 2.30 pm.
If you would like to view the service live go to: www.williamfarmer.com.au/tribute-centre
A Private Cremation will be held prior to the service.
No flowers by request, donations to Cure Brain Cancer Foundation would be appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.