Death Notice
  • "Words desert me.. my heart goes out to you all. Beautiful,..."
    - Julie Beadle
  • "Dearest Blair and family, so sorry and shocked to hear of..."
    - Carol Thornton
  • "Barbara. I will never forget you and your encouragement for..."
    - Gail Reeves

On September 10, 2018, following a short illness, Barb passed peacefully at Nurse Maude Hospice surrounded by close family and has now gone home. Dearly loved wife, best friend and musical partner of many years to Blair, dearly loved Mum of Ricky (dec), Alamein and Tania (dec), Kim, Liv and Craig, much loved sister of Vicki and Phil, brothers Gordon, Clarry, Ross (dec), Stephen (dec), David, Garth, Brendon, Simon and Wayne, much loved Nan of Keegan and Chenelle, Charise and Dylin, Tyrell and Dayna, Tiana and Trent, Ricky J, Ethan and Kaleb, and much loved Great-Nan to Ricardo, Taya, Paddy and William. As per Barb's request, a private cremation has been held. A musical celebration of Barb's life is being planned for mid-October when great friends and family overseas will be able to attend. The family wish to gratefully thank all the staff at Nurse Maude Hospice in Merivale.


Published in The Press on Sept. 15, 2018