Thelma Beatrice BRISTOL

On 25 July, 2022 at Port Fairy.

Much loved wife of Robert and Kenneth (both dec).

Loved mother and mother-in-law of Chris and Jenny, Maggie and Paul, Meredith and Glenn.

Loved step-mother of Jill and Len, Sharon and David and their families.

Adored nanny of Robert and Caz, Charlie and Emma, Casey, Brooke and Amy.

Great nanny of Tom, Mia, Sophie and Jack.

Aged 95 years.

 Oh, look at the stars how they shine and glow,

Some of the stars died a long time ago,

Still they shine in the evening skies,

For you see “love like starlight never dies”.

 We love you mum.

Funeral Notice

ServiceAugust 1, 2022 - 2:00 pm56-60 Verdon Street Warrnambool, VIC Venue: Eastern Park

The Thanksgiving Service for THELMA will be held at the Eastern Park Chapel, 271 Raglan Parade, Warrnambool on MONDAY (August 1) commencing at 2p.m. Prior private burial The Funeral Service will be streamed at the above date and time. It can be viewed on the ‘Streaming’ section and Tributes and condolences can be offered on the ‘Notices’ section


  1. Oh Thelma, you were such a caring thoughtful lady. You were like a second Mum to me and I’ll be forever grateful. Those hot scones you would bring across to us on a Saturday morning were delightfully yummy. We love you Thelma

    Kathy Sarra August 2, 2022
  2. I vividly remember the times we had together, growing up, adult hood and later life, both at Newhaven and at New Haven II. My sympathies to Chris, Maggie and Meredith and their families. Cousin Davjd

    David Bowditch August 1, 2022
  3. Dear Meredith, Maggie and Chris,
    My deepest sympathy to you all at the loss of your dear mother. Thelma was such a bright person who always told a good story … which generally ended up with everyone laughing.
    I am sorry I cannot be at her funeral today.
    Another of Mum’s cousins gone.
    With much love,

    Bev Miller August 1, 2022
  4. Condolences to Maggie, Meredith,Chris and families.
    Fond memories of Thelma and Ken. They were great neighbours.
    Des and Denise Walsh and family.

    Des Walsh August 1, 2022
  5. Dear Chris, Maggie, Meredith and families.
    Our love and thoughts are with you all at this time.
    Bill and Lynette Harry

    Lynette Harry August 1, 2022
  6. Dear Auntie Thelma. We were all so fond of you. You were the last link between our mother Margaret and her brother Bob. You had a long life and were loved by your extended family. May you rest in peace. Paula and Peter Jones.

    Paula Jones July 31, 2022
  7. Dear Thelma, you were my favourite aunt- always kind and encouraging. You spurred my lifelong interest in Beethoven.

    You will be sadly missed.

    Our condolences to your family.

    -Love Peter Athol Jones, Stephani Jones and family.

    Peter Athol Jones July 31, 2022
  8. I have so many fond memories of Auntie Thelma, from staying at ‘Newhaven’ in the holidays when we were kids to visitng her at Moyneyana and hearing her reminisce. Such a wonderful loving person and such a devoted little sister to my Mum. Our love to you all during this difficult time. Rob and Jacky

    Rob Cramb July 30, 2022
  9. Condolences to Meredith Maggie Chris and families
    I will always treasure the wonderful friendship I had with Thelma during my time living in Koroit . A very special lady and family . Thank You Thelma and may you rest in peace..Love from Jennie Fairman

    Jennie Fairman July 29, 2022
  10. Dear Meredith and families, Thel was like a second mother to me when I’d spend many weekends on the farm growing up with you, I’ll treasure those memories and I hope your memories of yours Mum will help you through this sad time. Love Glenda

    Glenda July 27, 2022