THACKERAY, Pauline (née Nelson)

Born on August 31, 1939. Passed away on February 18, 2024.

Loved wife of George (dec). Loved mother of Peter (dec), Julie, Wayne, Stephen and Leanne. Loved mother in-law of Sharyn, Melinda ‘Lyndy’ and Craig. Loved Gran to 13 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.

Loved daughter of Harold and Irene Nelson (both dec). Loved sister to Flo (dec), Vera (dec), Joyce (dec) and Norma. Loved Lifelong friend and sister in-law of Hazel.

Funeral Notice

Service: Tuesday February 27, 2024

The Funeral of Mrs. Pauline Thackeray will be held in the Chapel at Wesley Place, 15 Skene Street, Colac on Tuesday, February 27, 2024 commencing at 1.30 p.m.

The funeral will leave the Chapel at the conclusion of the service for the Colac Lawn Cemetery.

For those that are unable to attend, click here to view the live stream.

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  1. My sincere condolences to Leanne and families on the passing of your Mother and Grandmother
    RIP Pauline❤

    Wanda McNamara February 21 2024 1:00 pm
  2. Condolences to Pauline’s family. Pauline was such a lovely lady, so friendly and positive with everyone.
    She joined in at Do Care some years ago, many outings & trips – Pauline was a friend to all & lots of fun.

    Heather Anderson,
    Ex- Lifestyle Co-Ordinator @ South West Do Care, Colac.

    Heather Anderson February 21 2024 4:13 pm
  3. My Condolences to the family and friend that know pauline so has a great lady to talk to very kind and careing .

    Tori hughes February 21 2024 4:38 pm
  4. My sympathy to all Pauline’s family. Memories of being neighbours for many years. A hard worker for many years now at rest.

    Sylvia McNaughton February 21 2024 4:47 pm
  5. My Deepest Sympathy to Wayne Sharyn and FAMILY,on the passing of your Mother and Grandmother. Pauline was such a loverly lady always had a beautiful smile. MARK GAYLARD

    Mark Gaylard February 21 2024 5:19 pm
  6. My condolences to the family. I’m so sorry for your loss.
    I the shire carer who came over often to clean Pauline’s home. She was always so kind and lovely to me. We had lots of great chats.

    Elizabeth Taylor February 21 2024 5:27 pm
  7. So sorry to hear of Mrs Thackeray, my lovely neighbor who would always have a smile & say hello,

    Ms Margery A Condell February 21 2024 5:40 pm
  8. Our deepest sympathies are sent to Leanne and Craig, Georgia and Jack, Wayne and Sharyn, and all the family on the passing of your beautiful Mum and Grandma. I’m sure her and George are already together.
    Love from Wendy, Sconey and Bryan 💚💚💚

    Wendy Kennedy February 21 2024 6:36 pm
  9. Thinking of all the family during this heartbreaking time💔
    Although our family visits were occasional & a long time ago , Ninga & I often spoke of our love for Aunty Polly❤️
    Farewell Dear Lady xx🥀

    Deb Lidgerwood February 21 2024 7:05 pm
  10. Deepest Condolences to Pauline’s family,
    Many years of looking after her lawns and pruning those hedges,
    The chats afterwards followed by a cool drink or a hot cuppa will be sadly missed reunited with George.
    Rest in peace Pauline ❤️

    Marstan Harrison February 21 2024 7:21 pm
  11. My thoughts go out to Paulines entire family. You can fly high now Pauline. You will be one of the brightest stars in the sky.

    Kylie Hughes February 21 2024 7:48 pm
  12. Our deepest condolences to Pauline’s family. Pauline was an amazing neighbour and friend to me and the boys. She would bring in my washing and lots of chats over the fence.
    Rest in peace Pauline.
    Love Sharon, Luke and Mitchell

    Sharon Hickey February 21 2024 8:13 pm
  13. Thinking of all Pauline’s family at this sad time, she was a pleasure to care for in her home. Loved 🥰 her welcoming smile. & gratefulness for anything you did for her.
    Warmest thoughts to all.

    Barb Tucker
    Carer from the shire

    Barb Tucker February 21 2024 9:30 pm
  14. Please accept our deepest sympathy to all Pauline’s family. You will be sincerely missed by all your family here in Queensland . May you find peace in paradise with George . You will always be forever in our hearts.
    In Loving Memory
    Stanley,Linda,Shane,Darren and families

    Stanley Thackeray February 21 2024 9:37 pm
  15. Our condolences to leanne and craig,julie,wayne and sharyn,stephen and lyndy and families on the passing of pauline.resting peacefully in the arms of george.🕊🌻 .love mandi,jon,trent,luke,josh,bryony april and aria.

    Mandy Park February 21 2024 9:42 pm
  16. Deepest sympathy to Julie, Leanne and families, thinking of you all at such a sad time

    Heather and Troy Munro February 21 2024 11:18 pm
  17. You were always the most beautiful and caring human everytime I seen you!! You never failed to greet me with a smile and a hug and ask me how things were going!! You however would work tirelessly not cos u needed to but as you wanted to!! Yo have always been such a beautiful woman!! Thank you for being you and thank you for giving me my best ur daughter!! ❤️

    Lisa Ballagh February 22 2024 8:20 pm
  18. Deepest sympathy to the Thackeray Family on the loss of Pauline

    With love from Gretchen Egan and family

    Gretchen Egan February 22 2024 9:34 pm
  19. Heartfelt sympathy to all of Pauline’s family. I had the privilege of knowing Pauline through South West Do Care and then supporting her at home. She was always cheerful, appreciative, and welcoming to all. Her enthusiasm was infectious. A special lady who will be missed.

    Madeleine McCarney February 23 2024 11:40 am
  20. To Leanne and family,
    Pauline was a lovely lady and it was always a pleasure to work with her at Colanda.
    Sorry for your loss.
    Helen Greening.

    Helen Greening February 23 2024 5:14 pm
  21. Sending my love and thoughts to all of Pauline’s Family. Always a wave, smile and hello and a chat as a neighbour. Rest peacefully – Erwin Babington

    Leanne and family . Sending my love to you with the passing of your beautiful mum .. Always a smile on her face and always had time for a chat. Xx time to Rest peacefully Pauline ❤️

    Bridget Babington

    Bridget Babington February 25 2024 8:10 am
  22. Our thoughts are with all of Pauline’s family.
    What a beautiful ,happy neighbour Pauline was . We miss that lovely friendly smile and chat as we pass. Go find George, Pauline.
    Love ❤️ Pam n Lindsay

    Pamela Johnson February 25 2024 8:19 am
  23. Always loved working with you Pauline. One of the nice ones from Colanda. Condolences to your family.

    Cathy Farey February 25 2024 10:35 pm
  24. Sorry to hear of the passing of Pauline, dear friend and neighbour at Beac for many years, Pauline was also my bridesmaid many years ago. Sorry I can’t be with you today.
    Thinking of you all.
    Ila Currington

    Ila Currington February 26 2024 9:44 am
  25. Deepest sympathy to all of Pauline’s family at this sad time. I have many lovely memories of visiting Pauline over the last couple of years. Pauline was always happy to see you and loved going out for Morning Tea. She especially loved to take a drive around the Colac Botanical Gardens and the Lake Foreshore area.
    A special lady now at rest.

    Sue Melville February 26 2024 2:08 pm
  26. To Bantam & all the Thackeray family’s,

    Sorry I couldn’t make it to Colac for your lovely Mums farewell.
    Many good memories of Churchill Square days all together ..
    Our thoughts are with you at this sad time…

    Trevor( Reg) & also Frank , Julie ,Shirley Nancy & Vicki
    Abrahams 🌸🌼🌺🌻

    Julie Campbell February 28 2024 5:20 pm
  27. Journey well Pauline. Always enjoyed our time working together at Colanda.
    We had a lot of laughs and good conversations.
    Condolences to Pauline’s family and friends a lovely lady.
    Kind regards
    Sandra Davis

    Sandra Davis March 15 2024 7:49 pm

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