RICHES, Denise Margaret (née McMahon)

Born on February 10, 1950. Passed away on November 18, 2023.

Passed away peacefully, aged 73 years.

Dearly beloved wife of Noel (dec). Much loved Mother of Cameron (dec), Stefanie, Jane and Adam. Cherished Nan of Jaylan.

Love does not end.

Funeral Notice

Service: Tuesday November 28, 2023

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of Mrs. Denise Margaret Riches will be offered at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Gellibrand Street, Colac on Tuesday, November 28, 2023 commencing at 11am.
The Funeral will leave the Church at the conclusion of the service for the Colac Lawn Cemetery.

For those who are unable to attend, CLICK HERE to view the live stream.

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  1. My condolences to all of Denise’s family, Denise was a pleasure to care for, I’ll miss our funny chats on night shift or day shift, fly high Denise , I’ll miss you so much ♥️ PS I hope you love your dear nightie ♥️

    Tracey Barr-Graham November 20 2023 4:15 pm
  2. To Steff, Adam Jane and Jaylan. Our deepest sympathy to you all on the passing of your dear mum and Grandma Denise
    Jill, Tony and Nicole.

    Jill Mallon November 20 2023 4:54 pm
  3. A lovely lady, lots of laughs over the years, condolences to Jane and family members.

    Sandy Barber

    Sandra Barber November 20 2023 5:51 pm
  4. Deepest sympathy to Steff and jane on the passing of your dear mum a lovely lady at rest from Helen Stephen and Jeremy lang

    Helen lang November 20 2023 7:10 pm
  5. Together again with Noel & Cameron.
    Denise cared so much for you all.
    Deepest sympathy Steff [ you are now the matriarch. ] Adam, Jane & Jaylan.
    Rest in Peace Denise , the family is in good hands.
    Warren , Sue Riches and Family.

    warren riches November 20 2023 7:12 pm
  6. To Stef, Jane,Adam and Jaylan. We send you our deepest sympathy.. We had some great holidays with Noel and Denise.. Full of laughter and stories..
    Mum is now with her beloved Noel and her Cameron
    We have such lovely memories .
    Bob & Trish

    Robert Dorrell November 20 2023 8:01 pm
  7. Deepest sympathy to the Richie family. Denise was a long time school friend of mine and I will never forget her.

    Janine Russell November 21 2023 9:46 am
  8. Deepest Sympathy to Denise’s family.Our thoughts are with you all. From Tim, Dianne & Family.

    Tim Ryan November 21 2023 1:57 pm
  9. With great sadness we learned that Denise had passed away.
    We send our deepest sympathies to Steph. Jane and Adam.

    From Elaine and Don Ridgway

    Elaine and Don Ridgway . November 21 2023 4:34 pm
  10. To stef Adam Jane Jalen
    I am so sorry to hear about your loss of a wonderful person that we all got to meet Denise Riches. She was a great person to you all . She’s a great mother grandmother to you Jalen she loved you always and same with you, Steff and Adam and Jane. I’m so sorry to hear about your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with use at this very sad time. I will member everything that I remember about Denise, now she can rest in peace with Noel be up there flying high together so I’m so sorry to hear about your loss. She’s going to be a missed by a lot of people that you knew her. She was such a lovely funny person to get to meet and all the good times we all had with her. R.I.P.

    Claire Farrell November 21 2023 4:55 pm
  11. To Steff, Adam, Jane and Jaylan condolences on the loss of your mum and nan. Such a sad time rip Denise.
    Sandra Buckingham

    Sandra Buckingham November 21 2023 7:09 pm
  12. Thinking of you Steph, Jane, Adam & Jaylan at this sad time. I enjoyed being her carer when she was still at home & also our catch up chats after she went into permanent carer. Many your treasured memories help you to cope with your loss. Sending you all much love 💙🌸💜🌺

    Barbara Tucker November 22 2023 12:14 am
  13. Our thoughts and prayers are with Denise’s family at this sad time.Denise will be remembered fondly by all who knew her.RIP Denise 💐💕🙏 Love from Bernadette and Peter Nolan and family.

    Bernadette Nolan November 22 2023 8:32 am
  14. To Steff, Adam, Jane and Jaylen. So sorry to hear of your Mum and Grandmothers passing. May Denise Rest In Peace and you have comfort knowing she is reunited with your father Noel and grandfather and Cameron your brother.
    RIP Denise. 💛💐
    Love Chris,Julie, Ashley and Jeremy Minster ( Fleming)

    Julie Minster November 22 2023 8:42 am
  15. Deepest sympathy to all Denise’s family. Thinking of you at this sad time. What a beautiful mother and lovely grandmother she was.
    Sadly missed.
    Love Carmen Hillman and family.

    Carmen Hillman November 24 2023 5:04 pm
  16. Deepest Sympathy to the Riches family and Denise’s extended families.

    Deborah Culton November 25 2023 7:33 am
  17. To Steph, Jane, Adam and Jaylan, Love to you, always enjoyed my chats with Denise when catching up.
    Treasure your memories.
    Janet Brien and family

    Janet November 25 2023 8:52 am
  18. Our Deepest Sympathy to Steph, Jane, Adam and Jaylan on the loss of your beautiful Mum and Nan.
    Now at Peace with Noel and Cameron.
    May treasured memories give you strength and comfort at this sad time.
    So sorry, we are unable to attend Denise’s funeral on Tuesday but our prayers and thoughts with be with you all.
    Lorraine and Leigh McMillan.

    Lorraine McMillan November 25 2023 9:51 pm
  19. Dear Steph, Jane, Adam and Jaylan, deepest sympathies to you all on the sad passing of a very caring Mum and proud Nan. May all your special memories bring you comfort. I will miss Denise’s Xmas cards. Now at peace with Noel and Cameron.
    Love Amy, Len and family. 💐💞

    Amy Cole November 26 2023 8:10 pm
  20. Deepest Sympathy to Steff Jane and Adam on the loss of your dear mother Denise
    Judy +Alan Mclachlan

    JudyMclachlan November 27 2023 12:32 pm
  21. Deepest sympathy to the Ritches family on the sad loss of Denise.
    Both Noel and Denise were dear
    friends of the Phillips family of
    Judy Barnett (Phillips)

    Judith Barnety November 27 2023 7:23 pm
  22. Stefanie,Jane, Adam and Jaylan,and Cameron(dec)
    So sorry to hear of your mother and grandmother’s
    passing. Denise was always very proud of you all.
    Our thoughts are with you.
    Lyn and Bill McLennan.

    Lyn McLennan November 27 2023 8:49 pm
  23. Thanks for always brightening my work day namaste 🙏 ❤️ Tammy

    Tammy Watson November 28 2023 5:08 pm
  24. Thank you for always being so kind when your sons weird friend decided it was karaoke night at your house.

    Condolences to the family.

    Samantha December 2 2023 12:34 pm

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