MAGUIRE, Christopher Arthur

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Husband of Christine. Father and Father-in-law of Adam and Claire, Rhiannon and Justin, Sarah and Tim. Grandad of Nickeya, Damian, Anthony, Dominic, Nash, Jaeger and Banjo.
Eldest son of Arthur and Betty (both dec). Brother of Brian.

Funeral Notice

Service: Tuesday September 15, 2020

The Funeral of Mr Christopher Arthur Maguire will be live-streamed on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 commencing at 1:30 p.m.

To view the live stream, click here.

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  1. Dear Christine and family sending you my sincerest sympathies on the passing of Chris such a sad loss for you all. Chris was a great contributor to the Scottish community and always a pleasure to be around,he will be sadly missed not only by yourselves but his many friends as well. Liane Sinclair

    Liane Sinclair (Clan Sinclair) September 8 2020 1:37 pm
  2. So sad to hear the passing of Chris. We were in the same form through High school. Later on I had the pleasure of working with his daughter at the Austral Hotel in the kitchen. My heart aches for you all. Love and hugs to all 😘❤️❤️❤️🌹🌹

    Pamela Bamford September 8 2020 9:19 pm
  3. To Christine and family Our deepest sympathy to you all on the passing of Chris. We enjoyed catching up with Chris at the Birregurra District Historical Centre. He was a very keen historian and enjoyed sharing stories of the Maguire and Farquharson families from Barwon Downs and Murroon district
    Janet and Graham Brien

    Janet Brien September 9 2020 3:07 pm
  4. My heart goes out to your whole family. May you RIP Chris. Remember family if u need anything im only a msg away love nicole gill and family xoxox

    Nicole Gill September 9 2020 9:01 pm
  5. Dear Christine and family. How much we looked forward to seeing the two Chris’s at all the gatherings. It was one of the main reasons that we made the long haul from Coffs Harbour in northern NSW to the Victorian gatherings.
    Yours is a loss that the Scottish community will find hard to overcome.
    Chris’s love for his coos was always evident by all the coo products he took home from our shop. His stories and yarns will live on in the minds of everyone here at Celtic Thunder.
    We wish we could be there. We will all have a wee dram in his honour on Tuesday.
    Love and hugs from all the Celtic Thunder Clan: Ray, Lyn, Rachael, Kayleigh, Jay & Allana.

    Ray Ellington September 9 2020 11:23 pm
  6. “Basically, the situation is this” – familiar words from a man of deep intellect, sharp wit and reliability for anyone needing help. Chris your loving family and friends will all miss you terribly. As time moves onwards so many will realise just how much you gave of yourself to others.
    You have left so many quirky and happy memories. Thank you. Karen and Roly Richardson

    Karen Richardson September 11 2020 10:05 am
  7. So much of my childhood is linked with Chris, Christine and the family. Spending weekends and school holidays at their place at Carpendeit learning about farm life, gardening and the circle of life. For those memories I thank you, and I will remember them always.
    My heartfelt sympathy to Christine, Adam, Rhiannon, Sarah and families at this saddest of times.

    Melissa Fisher-Jones September 12 2020 11:09 am
  8. Chirstine My hearfelt condonces to you and your family Chrises death has come as a shock yo me.
    I only met Chris & yourself anout 6 years ago whilst working as a volunteer with Peter Daffy at a Burns festival.
    I found that Chris was a man of generous spirt and very community minded he could be very obstinate at time how ever in saying this generosity to the community his family and friends knew no bounds
    I for one will remember Chris fondley and won’t forget his friendship he was a good man gone to soon
    Love to you and the Family Rick “Ulldulla” Wright

    Richard Wright September 12 2020 7:59 pm
  9. Chris Maguire made a huge contribution to Camperdown and his passing will leave a big hole in our community.
    Chris served the Camperdown P and A Society, Corangamite Arts, the Camperdown Courthouse and Robbie Burns Club with distinction.
    My thoughts are with Christine and the family at this difficult time.
    God bless.

    Graeme Fischer September 15 2020 9:08 am
  10. Our thought are with you Christine and family at this had time we are thinking of you all love always Roshelle, Wayne, Marty and Jody

    Roshelle Anson September 15 2020 1:26 pm
  11. Chris was a friend, a larger than life character, passionate about his Scottish heritage, a very active organiser of the Robert Burns Scottish Festival, Camperdown, Victoria, and the Robert Burns Society, active in the Camperdown and district community, Clan Farquharson, and owner of Highland Coos. We enjoyed his company, stories and contribution to the Scottish community. He is sorely missed. A wee dram will be had in his honour.

    Christine and family, on behalf of the Scottish Australian Heritage Council please accept our sincere condolences.

    Malcolm B.
    President, SAHC

    Malcolm Buchanan September 15 2020 1:27 pm
  12. Hi Chris – Min and I will surely miss your unassuming manner, your friendship and I will also miss your comradery at clan gatherings – not too mention our regular Facebook catchups. We send our very sincere condolences to Christine and your family. So unexpected and so sad to see you go like this. RIP dear friend.

    Tom Macdonald September 15 2020 1:34 pm
  13. Sending all our love and sincere condolences Sarah and family

    Ash and Michael McKenzie September 15 2020 2:02 pm
  14. What a beautiful service 🙏 I have no doubt Chris was there holding the hands of each and everyone of you as you spoke so fondly and proudly of him 💜 He will live on through you all xx

    Julie ilett September 15 2020 4:16 pm
  15. To Christine, Adam, Rhiannon, Sarah and families, so sorry to hear of the passing of Chris, and could I extend my sincere condolences to you all at this sad time.
    Having just viewed the service remembering him, it seems to me that whatever role he took on he did so with great endeavour giving it his all. A very moving service indeed, covering a life well lived.
    My regards and best wishes to you all, Peter Hinchcliffe.

    Peter Hinchcliffe September 16 2020 10:44 pm

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