RUSSELL, Margaret Jessie (née Hayes)


Passed away peacefully on December 28, 2017 at Barongarook Gardens. Aged 93. Loved wife of Mick (dec). Loved mother of Dianne (Hutchinson). Mother in-law of Ray. Nana of Tania (Murfitt) and Geoff, Dean and Joanne. Nana 2 of Josh, Emily, Max and Becky and Billy (both in heaven).

Funeral Notice

Service: Thursday January 4, 2018

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of Mrs. Margaret Jessie Russell will be offered at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Gellibrand Street, Colac on Thursday, January 4, 2018 commencing at 11:00 a.m.

The Funeral will leave the Church at the conclusion of Mass for the Colac Lawn Cemetery.

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  1. I will treasure the many memories of dear little “Mara”, so many laughs over the time, now at peace with Mick and Becky and Billy. Thinking of Diane, Ray, Tania, Geoff, Dean & Joanne and Josh, Emily and Max……treasure your many happy memories
    Love from Betty (Skinner) and families

    Betty Skinner January 1 2018 12:56 pm
  2. Where do I start with memories of our little “Mara”. So many laughs and so many yummy sponges, beginning with Cororooke. It seems her and Mick were always part of our lives. She will be remembered with great fondness. Sincere sympathy to the whole family. Love Janice McDonald (Hickey)

    Janice McDonald (Hickey) January 3 2018 9:46 am
  3. Thinking of you Dianne, Ray and family. A lovely lady and one who lived a long life. May she rest in peace

    Elaine& Alex Bell January 3 2018 2:05 pm
  4. Dianne, Ray and family please accept our sympathy on the passing of your loved one.
    Bev and Keith McCarney

    Beverly & Keith McCarney January 3 2018 3:08 pm
  5. Margaret was always a pleasure to care for, she always spoke so highly of her family. A truly lovely lady laid to rest. RIP

    Bernadette Walters. January 4 2018 11:00 pm
  6. Thinking of all the families. A lovely lady, RIP
    Wes, Nicole, Alby and Cody xx

    Nicole Lynch January 4 2018 11:16 pm
  7. The other half of the wonderful pair of Mick and Mara (originally of Balintore) Loved calling in for afternoon tea when we were kids. Our great aunt and wonderful character, fondly remembered. The end of an era. Condolences to Dianne, Ray and family.

    Jill Borch (Hayes)

    Jill Borch January 5 2018 3:17 pm
  8. Thinking of you. Dianne and Ray … so many fond memories of our next door neighbours growing up… so many times Margaret let Mick go and transport us to tennis. Wonderful memories.

    Marion Vorwerk (Speirs) January 8 2018 4:56 pm

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