Raymond Harry BLIZZARD

26-09-1926 ~ 1-08-2021

 Of Port Fairy, formerly of Ararat.

Beloved husband of Lois (dec.).

Dearly loved father and father-in-law of Ian, Neil and Sue.

Loved Pop of Cameron, Rowan and Jason; Pa Pa of Sarah and Kieren.

He worked hard,

was so respected by all.

So many amazing stories to tell.

Gone from our sights,

but not from our hearts.


Funeral Notice


Streaming of the Service will be available on Guyett’s Funerals webpage on Friday (August 6) from 4p.m. Private funeral due to attendance restrictions


  1. God Bless, such a lovely man to speak with
    as I did, working for my Dad….Geoffrey.
    They will be having a glass or two and enjoying a fab.meal.
    Good-bye Mr Blizzard.

    Rosie Stubbs October 13, 2021
  2. Deepest sympathy to the whole family. Garth Palmer and Liz Mercovich

    Garth Palmer August 7, 2021
  3. Very sorry we were unable to attend the send off for Ray. A great man and remembered for his loyalty and trust and many shared stories and fine dining. May Neil and Ian continue to be rewarded by his loving support and mentoring
    John and Liz Curwen-Walker

    John Curwen-Walker August 6, 2021
  4. Deepest condolences to an amazing man . Was grateful enough to know him.

    Elie Bourizk August 6, 2021
  5. “Mr Blizzard” will be remembered in Ararat’s history, as well as in the treasured memories of his family. Much love to Neil and Sue, Sarah and Kieran.

    Kate & Wayne Gason August 6, 2021
  6. I have fond childhood memories of Uncle Ray…like being spoilt with gifts, particularly my very first wooden skate board!
    Sending much love to cousins Ian, Neil and their families during this sad time. xo

    Carolyn Alkemade (Spinks) August 5, 2021
  7. Ray was my first employer and therefore had a strong influence in who I grew up to be. He was very well respected in the community and I always held him in very high regard. My condolences to Ian, Neil and their families.

    Richard Bossner August 4, 2021
  8. Ray was a long time family friend of the Perret Family (Lou and Lilian) of Mortlake and much admired and respected. Condolences to his family on his passing. He and Lois were always remembered fondly.

    Elizabeth Orwin (Perret) August 3, 2021
  9. In loving Memory of Ray, my children’s beloved Pop. Reunited with Lois. Highly respected and loved by Judy. My heartfelt thoughts to all of the family.

    Judy Blizzard August 3, 2021