Helen Bernice CROTHERS (née Jellie)

Of Wangoom

Passed away peacefully at South West Healthcare Warrnambool on August 1, 2023.

Dearly loved wife of Peter for almost 60 years.

Loved and loving mother and mother-in-law of Cathy and Ken, Andrew and Linda, Mark and Jackie.

Cherished Nan of Josh, James and Alex; Nathan and Rene, Matthew and Melani, and Thomas

Forever in our hearts


Funeral Notice

ServiceAugust 14, 2023 - 11:00 am115 Koroit Street Warrnambool , VIC Venue: Uniting Church

Family and friends of HELEN are invited to attend a Service at the Uniting Church, 115 Koroit Street, Warrnambool commencing at 11.00am. on MONDAY (August 14). The cortege will leave the Church at the conclusion of the Service for the Warrnambool Cemetery. See webpage for livestream access or to leave tributes and condolences.


  1. Sending prayers to all your families. I have fond memories of Helen teaching us bible verses in primary school.
    Coralie Hiscock(Boyle)

    Coralie Ruth Hiscock August 14, 2023
  2. Our thoughts are with you all at this very sad time.Robyn,Alan and Zoe.

    Robyn Drake August 14, 2023
  3. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Helen will be greatly missed. Jenny Stephens

    Jenny Stephens August 14, 2023
  4. My thoughts are with Peter, Cathy, Ken, Andrew, Linda, Mark, Jackie and families as you farewell Helen today.
    Wangoom was a special community to grow up in because of the warmth of people like Helen. Remembering happy times with my parents and the Crothers family.
    Laurel Jensen

    Laurel Jensen August 14, 2023
  5. Our love and prayers are with you all in your sudden loss, and in the grief journey that now follows! We will miss Helen’s smile and welcome, since together both Helen and Peter were a special couple and team. A caring and gentle, quiet, Christian lady who liked a laugh, and fun occasions. We express our Deepest Sympathy to Peter, Cathy, Mark, Andrew, and all the extended family too! We will join with you all via Live-stream. May you feel God’s comfort and peace! ❤️ ✝️

    Brian and Desri Morgan August 12, 2023
  6. to Peter and all the family on the sad loss off Helen, our thoughts are with you all at this sad time,our December outhings will not be the same ,our love John and Barbara.

    John van Baaren August 10, 2023
  7. Deepest sympathy to Cathy, Ken & boys. It is a sad time when you lose your Mother. Thinking of you and sending love.
    Debbie Lenehan

    Debbie Lenehan August 9, 2023
  8. To the Crothers and Jellie families. Deepest sympathy to you at this sad time.
    Lyn Chum Kylie and Leigh Chambers and family

    Lyn Chambers August 8, 2023
  9. To Peter and all members of Helen’s family we send our heartfelt sympathy. We were very fortunate to have met Helen during our years at the store. Her compassionate nature and smiling face will be long remembered by us.
    Love to you all
    Jill & Les 🙏🏻💔

    Jill & Le,s Trotter August 5, 2023
  10. Deepest sympathy and thoughts to Peter , Cathy , Andrew , Mark & extended family on the passing of your wife / mum / grandmother . Alison Ladhams. ( McCullough )

    Alison August 5, 2023
  11. Deepest sympathy to Peter and family on the sad loss of a dear lady. Will miss her coming into Mack’s Snacks.

    Simone Merrifield proctor August 4, 2023
  12. Our heartfelt sympathy to Peter, Cathy, Andrew, Mark & families on your sad loss.
    Cathy Malone (McCullough) & family

    Cathy Malone August 4, 2023
  13. Our heartfelt sympathy to Peter and family on the passing of Helen.Helen was a cherished longprobus ladies warrnambool serving member of our Warrnambool Ladies Probus Club.How fortunate we have been to have shared some lovely times with her.She will be sadly missed.

    Probus ladies warrnambool August 4, 2023
  14. Helen will be missed by all at Mack’s Snacks and the McCullough family. Deepest sympathy to Peter and all the Crothers family

    Diane Coates August 4, 2023
  15. Deepest sympathy to Peter, Cathy, Mark, Andrew and extended family on the loss of Helen. A wonderful lady who will be missed by you all and those that knew her.
    Wayne and Narelle Mclean xx

    narelle mclean August 3, 2023
  16. On behalf of the Morrow family I offer our deepest sympathy and our love to Peter and all the extended family. Helen was a lovely lady who will indeed be sorely missed by many.

    Milly Morrow August 3, 2023
  17. My deepest sympathy to all of Helen’s family
    A lovely lady
    Will miss her company at the Op Shop and Probus. Great memories

    Nancy McDowell August 3, 2023
  18. Sincere Condolenses to all the Crothers family. Always enjoyed Helen’s company after my work and her chuckle and positive attitude. Geraldine Peter Rachel John Melucan

    Geraldine Melican August 2, 2023