'obituaries' Tagged Posts

'obituaries' Tagged Posts

In Loving Memory – Brother Iosif Szabo

In Loving Memory of Brother Iosif Szabo 27th February 1946 – 14th October 2012 A short phone call, in the early hours of January 9th this year, changed everything for our family forever. The much loved husband, father, grandfather, friend, brother and patriarch of our family was diagnosed with a disease that had the potential to take him away from us abruptly. My father, the father I knew, was the best father anyone could ask for. About three months before…

POEM – Death: Hope or Fears

Death   I’ve stood by the bedside of those who are weak Whose days are near finished, whose outlook is bleak   I’ve heard the last words of men casting blame Upon our blest Saviour or some other name Some utter curses as they draw their last breath Some sing God praises as they pass on in death Some die in sorrow and some die in shame Some die in poverty, in glory or pain.   We come to the…

Live Stream – Iosif Szabo Funeral

Live streaming the funeral service from 2 pm on October 19, 2012. Time zone is Eastern Australia Daylight Savings (GMT +11) The funeral will be held in Bacchus Marsh, Victoria.

Iosif Szabo at Rest

It is with sadness in our hearts that we would like to inform you that our dear Brother Iosif Szabo fell asleep in Jesus on Sunday, 14th October 2012 at home surrounded by his loving family.  He will be greatly missed by all and we look forward to meeting him once again when Jesus returns to take His children home. Funeral Details: For those who wish to go to the funeral here are the details: Friday 19th October 2012 Viewing…

In Memory of Sister Alma Wooden

Alma Ida Esmeralda Wooden (nee Hughes) was laid to rest on Monday, 10 September, 2012 at the Wagga Wagga Monumental Cemetery after a service at the SDA Church in Wagga Wagga. Alma had two sisters (Merle, Gladys) and two brothers (Jack, Bill) one being her twin – Bill. The family recalled the happy times together at the home farm whilst growing up. Alma’s love of music was clearly portrayed with a number of songs and hymns sung during the funeral…

Remembering the Life of Sister Agnes Helen Haynes

It was a warm sunny day on Wednesday, September 12, when our dear friend and sister in Christ, Agnes Helen Haynes was laid to rest until the resurrection morning. Many relatives and friends gathered for the 10:00am funeral service at the Castlebrook Memorial Park chapel, where her life was lovingly remembered. Fittingly, a beautiful solo, “Give Me Jesus” was presented, bringing to mind Sister Haynes’ love of the Lord. Many present had experienced the hospitality of the Haynes’ home in…

Now at Rest: Paul Balbach

Dear Brethren, Christian greetings with Psalm 116:15, “Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints.” It is with heartfelt sadness that we inform you of the passing away of our dear brother Paul Balbach, just short of his 59th birthday. He peacefully went to his rest in the quiet of his home, surrounded by immediate family members and a few friends on Sunday, August 12th, 2012 at approximately 9:55 a.m. Most are aware of our…

Obituary – Shirley Roberts – New Zealand Field

Sis. Shirley Dorothy Valmae Roberts passed away in the early hours of Thursday morning 29 March, 2012 with her son and daughter Scott and Cherry and grand-daughter Micah by her side at the age of 83. She had endured the past 3 and a half year’s bed ridden from Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. It was a true blessing to have her live at home in familiar surroundings with her family and pets. She had some wonderful carers come in to…

Now at rest: Br. Stevan Barat

The following was received from Ben Barat, regarding the passing of his father, Stevan Barat. The family may be contacted care of the Victoria-Tasmania Field Office. It is with sad heart and eldest son's responsibility I bring you the news of the passing earlier this evening of my father, Stevan Barat. Stevan was the husband of Latza, father of Benjamin, Elizabeth, Rebekah and Esther, father-in-law of Martha, Matthias, David and John, grandfather and great grandfather of many, and also a…

Obituary – Bruce Gordon

We have been saddened in recent weeks with the death of three of our beloved brethren: Sis. Esther Southwell, Sis. Maria Korchynsky and Bro. Bruce Gordon. They were all dearly loved by their families and friends. While we will miss them greatly, we take comfort in the promise that they now rest in Christ awaiting the blessed hope of the resurrection. Last issue we reflected on the life of Sis. Maria Korchynsky. This issue we remember Br Bruce Gordon as…

Obituaries – Sr Maria Korchynsky

We have been saddened in recent weeks with the death of three of our beloved brethren: Sis. Esther Southwell, Sis. Maria Korchynsky and Bro. Bruce Gordon. They were all dearly loved by their families and friends. While we will miss them greatly, we take comfort in the promise that they now rest in Christ awaiting the blessed hope of the resurrection. Last issue we reflected on the life of Sis. Esther Southwell (nee McMahon). This issue we remember Sr Maria…

Obituaries – Sr Esther Southwell

We have been saddened in recent weeks with the death of three of our beloved brethren: Sis. Esther Southwell and Sis. Maria Korchynsky, both in January and then last week (Mar 2, 2011) Bro. Bruce Gordon. They were all dearly loved by their families and friends. While we will miss them greatly, we take comfort in the promise that they now rest in Christ awaiting the blessed hope of the resurrection. Over the next few issues a eulogy will be…

Funeral – Sr Patricia Southwell

Sr Patricia Emily Southwell passed away on Friday 7th December 2007. The funeral was held at Pine Grove Chapel & Lawn Cemetery Friday 14th December 2008 at 1:00pm. Patricia was born on the 1st April 1932. She was Sr Betty Brittain, Bro Merv Southwell & Gordon Southwell’s eldest sister.