PARKER, Graeme Richard “Gotch”Print
Loved husband of Marg. Loving father and father-in-law of Tamzin and Luke McLennan.
Son of Tory and Ernie (both dec). Brother of Joan and Len Williamson, Jim and Norma (both dec), Noel (Blond) and Joan, Barry (Boswell) and Marie, Alan (Bill) and Geraldine (dec). Loyal son and life member of the Alvie Football Netball Club.
Funeral NoticePrivate service
The Funeral of Graeme Richard “Gotch” Parker will be live-streamed on Monday, July 20, 2020 commencing at 1:00 p.m.
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Deepest sympathy to Marg, Tamzin , Luke and all the Parker families Go Pies from Eric, Eva and family
Deepest sympathy Marg and Tamzin and all the Parker family on the loss of Gotch. A big personality that will be missed by all who knew him. Keep your chin up Marg ❤️
So very sorry to hear that Gotch has passed away. Love to Marg, Tamzin and Luke at this time….I didn’t know him personally, but Marg, Tamzin and Luke I know quite well and I am so very sorry to hear the news…RIP Graeme
Deepest sympathy to Marg and family on the sad loss of Gotch love and hugs and kisses to you all love Tina and Peter xxxx
My deepest sympathy Marg thinking of you in your very sad loss of Gotch may he find rest and peace, his battle is done.
Our sincere sympathy to Marg & family. Thinking of you all at this sad time.
Darky & Marg
Deepest sympathy to all the Parker family.
Marc & Sally Montano and family
Memories we will keep forever, sleep well Gotch.
Lots of Love
Jenny, Mick, Jarrah, Hannah and Kiah Brumley
Condolences to Marg, Tamzin and Luke.
Gotch, long time work mate. Life time memories to keep.
John, Ann, Melanie and Chloe.
It was a pleasure to grow up with you.
Regards to the family.
Sincere sympathy to all. Good memories of happy times with the Parker families. Vonda Carson
Our Deepest Sympathy to Marg, Tamzin, Luke and the extended Parker and Craig families with the passing of Gotch. Way too soon. The Finn Families
A great mate from day one back in 1980, you told me you wanted to be a linesman and we achieved it, a great friend along with his family, Marg & Tamzin, memories will remain, glad we spoke a few weeks back. You will be missed by all.
Dear Marg, Tamzin and Luke. Deepest sympathies, may all your special memories bring you comfort during this difficult time. Sending our love, Len, Amy, Leah, Alana and Adam.
We drank together, we won raffles together. Marg was never late picking you up at club, and you were so proud of that. You loved the Pies and you loved Alvie. You were larger than life. RIP Gotch. Deepest sympathies to Marg, Tamzin and Luke.
Thinking of the good times we had…another legend bites the dust! Sending our deepest sympathies to your families. Love and hugs to Marg , Tamzin and Luke.
John and Gloria Westbury
To Marg and Family,
The playing Members of City Bowls Club would like to extend their deepest sympathy to you and your Family on the loss of
Graeme (Gotch), we will all miss him around the Club, he was a keen competitor in our game.
Secretary City Bowls Club Colac.
Our condolences to Marg, Tamzin, Luke and the Parker family.
Fond memories forever.
Our thoughts are with you.
John and Gail Clifford and family.
Fond memories of a loving Uncle. May you RIP Gotch. Love to Aunty Marg, Tamzin and Luke and extended families at this sad time. Love Nicole, Les and Thomas xxx
Loved brother in law of Dianne and Bill, loved uncle of Nicole and Les, Paula and Russell and great uncle of Thomas, Samuel and Brodie. You will be sadly missed by everyone that knew you. Love to Marg, Tamzin and Luke. RIP Gotch. Love Di and Bill Matthews and Families xxx
Deepest sympathy to Marg and family at this sad time. You are in our thoughts.
Chris and Matt Tippins.
Deepest sympathy to Marg Tamzin and Luke. Sorry to hear this news. Joan and Brian Hamilton
So very sorry to hear of the passing of Gotch.
Great memories of our happy go lucky times growing up in Dreeite.
Gotch will always hold a special place in our hearts for the bond he and dad shared. Forever grateful.
Our deepest sympathy to Marg, Tamzin, Luke and the Parker family at this sad time.
A true Aussie gentleman, a funny bloke who loved a laugh and a beer. Condolences to Marg, Tamzin & Luke.
Condolences to you Marg, Tamzin, Luke and the Parker family. Always bright and cheerful, taken too soon.
Tim, Helen and the Gibson family
My thoughts are with you Marg, Tamzin, Luke, and the extended Williamson/Parker Families.
“Cheer, Cheer the Red and the White”
Barb O’Dowd (Kilpatrick)
Extending deep and heartfelt sympathy to Marg, Tamzin & Luke and extended families as you grieve for your dearly loved Gotch. He’ll always be remembered for his goodness, ready smile and for being such enjoyable company. Alvie rooms will never be the same. May treasured memories of a life well-lived bring you comfort at this time and in the days ahead.
Pat, Marita and family
Sending lots of love to you, Tamzin and your family. Thoughts and prayers with you all. Matt and Kaz Goonan
My thoughts and wishes to Marg, Tamzin and Luke at this time. Fond memories of Gotch
To dear auntie marg , tamzin and luke,
Sending our love to you all at this sad time sending bigs to you all may he rest in peace singing the Collingwood theme song !!
Love and best wishes paula russell samuel and brodie auger xx
To my mum dianne please give auntie marg a big cuddle and kiss from me xx
Thinking of you at this sad time Marg,Tamzin & Luke,
Many happy memories of days spent together at the Alvie Consolidated School.
Warren & Sue Riches
Thinking of you Marg and Tamzin, Good memories of Gotch Rest In Peace
Robert and Judy Hay
Our Deepest Sympathy to Marg, Tamzin and Luke on the sad loss of Gotch. He was such a great character, good friend and workmate.
So glad I was able to catch up with him a couple of weeks ago.
John and Rhonda Danaher
Our deepest sympathy to Marg and the Parker families on the sad passing of Gotch. You are all in our thoughts at this sad time.
Kaye and Graham Burrell
Deepest sympathy to Marg Tamzin and family
Gotcha was a great work mate that will truly be missed but never forgotten.
Michele, Graham Dwyer
Deepest sympathies to Marg, Tamzin and wider family. I was very saddened to hear of the passing of Gotch. Long time no see but wonderful memories remain. Julie Patterson (Hodge).
We were so sad to hear of Gotch’s passing, he was one of Alvie’s finest. Our thoughts are with Marg, Tamzin, Luke and his extended family.
Ben and Jess Condell
Deepest sympathy to Marg, Tamzin, Luke and the family Gotch you were a great man and a great mate, you will be sadly missed. R.I.P Mate.
Geoff Jacobson & Felicity Zappelli.
Dear Marg, Tamzin and Luke, thinking of you all tomorrow, great and happy memories are ours to cherish of Gotch. R.I.P cuz.
Deepest sympathy to Margie , Tamzin and all
Gotch was loved by my brothers and my mother
We were so blessed he was with us at her passing
On behalf of the Russell family I send our
Best wishes in this sad time .
Never forgetting, always remembering
Dear Marg and Tamzin,
I am so very sad to be posting this message. Thinking of you both and sending my sympathy.
Gotch was such a great bloke. One of my favorite people in my childhood, growing up and there-after.
There is no-one who was more kind, natural, genuine and warm whenever you met him.
I hope that all of your treasured and lovely memories bring you some comfort at this time.
Tamzin, I have never seen a new father love a baby girl more! Its a wonder they ever let me baby sit you at all…
Warmest love and Sympathy, Wendy Doran
Memories are forever loved brother in law of Hayd, Nell loved Uncle to Jay, Matthew and family. All our Love to Marg, Tamzin and Luke.
Fly high with your Magpies Gotch. Resting Peacefully.
Farewell gotch. U loved your bowls and the city bowls club. Condolences to all the family. Brad, Janelle and Jayme Oates
Our deepest sympathy to all the Parker family.
Gotch was a wonderful character that we always enjoyed seeing here at the Geelong Powercor Depot. Seeing his beaming smile and hearing his laugh and story’s was always a delight.
A wonderful person to work with.
Tony Pickles and all the crew that he worked with in Geelong.
Sorry to hear of the passing of GOTCH.
We all shared happy and great times as kids growing up together at Alvie.
Condolences to Marg and Family.
Also the Parker family.
Janice, Graeme and Marlene Mahood.
Deepest sympathy to you all Marg and family.
Sending our thought and love for you all at this sad time.
Mick & Shirl
Our thoughts and love are with you at this difficult time. We will miss the chats but always have the fond memories with our brother-in-law and uncle, Gotch. All our love, Pauline and Ross, Laura, Abby, Zac and Mila xxx
Love to Marg Tamzin and all the Parker family
So many child hood memories with our families growing up together at Dreeite.
RIP Gotch XXX
Sandra Creighton (Williamson)
Deepest sympathies to Marg, Tamzin, Luke & the Parker family, Dad has had very fond memories with Gotch over the years at Alvie.
All our love, Colin, Valerie & Melissa Smith
Deepest sympathy to Marg and family Gotch was my number one bowls coach many good memories. Rest in Peace Tim and Dianne Ryan
Sympathies to Marg, Tamzin and Luke on the passing of Gotch. Many great memories at Alvie, never to be forgotten.
Thinking of you at this sad time.
Deepest sympathy Marg, Tamzin and Luke.
We’ve just shared the ceremony live streamed, it was very ‘Gotch’ and whilst it is sad to say goodbye we think he would have given it a ‘thumbs up’. Terry has many good memories of working with ‘Gotch’ years ago. Take care, love from Terry and Muriel Spence
Thinking of you all at this sad time. We all have such fond memories of Gotch especially his words of wisdom that he had. We will miss our chats at the Bowling Club every Friday night. Sympathy to Marg Tamzin & Luke. RIP Gotch. Peter & Diane Williamson & Families.
Vale Gotch. A great bloke who made my family and I so welcome at Alvie. Somehow a larrikan and a gentleman at the same time. Will be sadly missed.
Sincere condolences to Marg., Tamzin and Luke
Deepest sympathies to Marg, Tamzin, Luke & the Parker family.
It was a privilege to be attend Gotch’s graveside funeral service today.
Gotch has been a good friend since we met in the 1980’s.
He has provided lots of advice along the way which has been very much appreciated.
Rest easy now you have done the hard yards.
Triggy & Julie
Great memories of working together for ten years. Deepest sympathy to you Marg, Tamsin and Luke.
Ray & Heather Matthews
Dear Marg, Tamzin & Luke,
Thinking of you all. RIP Gotch.
Leanne Hodge & family
Deepest sympathy to Marg Tamzin Luke and the Parker family thinking of you all at this sad time.
Sheryl &Graeme Langdon
Deepest sympathy to Marg, Tamzin and Luke on the loss of your beloved Gotch. What a fabulous man. We have many memories of Gotch arriving at our home with a huge smile and story to tell. His loyalty, kindness and friendliness will be missed.
Leonie, Meg, Tess, Mollie and Ella O’Brien
Gotcha RIP l remember the grand final in the with Collingwood b’s North Melbourne you said to Mum winners are grinners true sportsman go Alive bring it Joe Dare from the Fitzgerald family neighours
To Marg, Tamzin and The Parker Family.
Deepest sympathy on the passing of Gotch.
Fond memories of years long gone by.
Family friends of Ernie and Tory.
The family of the late Joe and Rose Reilly.
Jennie McMahon, Pat Pike (dec) and Joanne (Ralph) Brewer.
To Dearest Marg thinking of you so much ♡♡ I remember a beautiful caring kind special man with a smile to melt your heart..love you Gotch ♡ To Tamzin and Luke, love and warm thoughts to you both. xxx Julie
A lovely man and a true friend to my dad. Will be sadly missed. Thoughts with Marg and Tamzin.
Deepest sympathy to Marg, Tamzin & Parker family on the sad passing of Gotch.