LEORKE, Barbara Helen (née Wright)


Passed away peacefully in the Laura Pengilley Wing, Apollo Bay, on the 25th July 2022, aged 95 years.

Cherished wife of Stan (dec). Loved mother and mother-in-law of Daryl and Sissel, Linden and Bill, Brendan and Joy, Robin (dec) and Rochelle. Adored Grandma and GG to all her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Funeral Notice

Private service

In accordance with Barbara's wishes, a private funeral will be held.

8 tributes Leave your tribute

  1. Condolences to the family ,you will be missed Barb but not forgotten a lovely lady R I P BARB, friend of Elayne and Frank

    Frank Moloney July 28 2022 12:11 pm
  2. Sincere sympathy to Barbara’s family, it is difficult to part with a loved one. Barbara has earned her rest.
    Dawn & Bruce Thomas.

    Dawn Thomas July 28 2022 3:39 pm
  3. Very sad to hear of Barbara’s passing. She had a long and most productive life. Barbara was a volunteer visitor with South West Do Care. She was very supportive of Do Care and would take on any challenge given to her. RIP Barbara.

    Susan Hampshire July 28 2022 8:24 pm
  4. The last of the amazing Wright girls. Our deepest sympathies to family at this difficult time. Rest peacefully Aunty Barb – Watson Family

    Judith Amrhein July 29 2022 10:02 am
  5. Dear Linden, Bill and family.
    We are saddened to hear of Barbara’s passing. Barbara was always so loving to everyone. It was our pleasure to know her. ❤
    Deepest condolences
    Christine and Peter Mckenzie

    Christine McKenzie July 29 2022 5:13 pm
  6. To Linden ,Bill and family,Our Sympathy to you all at this very sad time…..Judy and Denis Ryan.

    Judy Ryan July 30 2022 12:26 am
  7. Deapest sympathy & love to all the family. I know she was loved by all who met her & will be saddly missed.
    My Aunty Barb was an amazing woman, mother, wife, farmer, painter, traveller, volunteer & mentor. I have a deep love & affection starting from when I was a child, spending school holidays on the farm with her, Uncle Stan & cousins, some 60+ years ago through to my recent visits.
    RIP Aunty Barb.
    Vic Murray & Family.

    Vic Murray August 1 2022 9:15 am
  8. So sorry to hear your sad news such a gorgeous lady. Our love and thoughts are with you all. Love Ros McDonald.

    Roslyn McDonald August 2 2022 6:48 am

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