Peter James CROTHERS

Passed away peacefully at home in Wangoom
on November 7, 2023.
Re-united with his dearly loved wife Helen (dec.).
Loved and loving father and father-in-law of
Cathy and Ken, Andrew and Linda, Mark and Jackie.
Cherished Pa of Josh, James and Alex;
Nathan and Rene, Matthew and Melani, and Thomas
Forever in our hearts
Aged 84 years

Beloved son of James and Joyce Crothers (both dec.).

Loved brother of John and Cath Crothers,
Carol and Graeme (dec.) Cameron,
Marion and Ian Gillespie-Jones.

Loved brother-in-law of Jim and Doris Jellie (both dec.),
Dorothy and Jack (dec.) McLeod,
Robert (dec.) and Margaret Jellie,
John (dec.) and Gwen Jellie,
Alan and Marion Jellie.

Loved uncle to all his nieces and nephews.

In Godโ€™s care

Family and friends of PETER are invited to attend a Service
at the Uniting Church, 115 Koroit Street, Warrnambool
commencing at 11.00am on FRIDAY (November 17).
The cortege will leave the Church at the conclusion of
the Service for the Warrnambool Cemetery.

The Service recording will be available to view on the Uniting Church Hopkins Region Youtube Channel from 5.00pm.

Click here for access

Funeral Notice

ServiceNovember 17, 2023 - 11:00 am115 Koroit Street Warrnambool, VIC View MapVenue: Uniting Church


  1. Helen and Peter were a big part of our childhood and close friends of our parents Merran & Hugh.
    They were an integral part of the Wangoom Community & are more than just neighbours and friends to the Adams family. We will miss their friendly smiles and always warm interest in our lives.
    Sending love to all the Crothers family.
    The Adams Girls xx

    Adams girls November 17, 2023
  2. To dear Cathy ,Ken and boys.
    Our deepest sympathy to you and your extended family.Peter was a true gentleman and kind man, with a strong faith.He will be sadly missed.
    Wendy and John Smith.

    Wendy Smith November 17, 2023
  3. My heart goes out to Cathy and Ken and their boys and all the other family members. 2023 has been such a year of loss for you all, so please be kind to one another as you grieve. He’s with your mother now and no longer suffering so I hope that brings you some comfort.
    Love Isobel xx

    Isobel Siebel November 16, 2023
  4. Caring for you all in your loss of Peter, so soon after Helen. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Sadly, we can’t be present for Peter’s Funeral, but we will share in the recorded Service. We celebrate his life and give thanks for his friendship, faith, witness and love for his various communities for which he had a passion. Our Deepest Sympathy.
    “Peace be with you all!”
    ๐Ÿ’™ ๐Ÿ™ Brian and Desri Morgan xx

    Rev. Brian and Desri Morgan November 15, 2023
  5. Memories of Peter’s devotion to Wangoom Uniting Church.
    And God will say well done oh Good and faithful servant.

    Brenda Parfett Brucknell Victoria November 15, 2023
  6. Thoughts and love to Cathy , Andrew and Mark on the passing of your Dad . Alison & Kevin Ladhams ( McCullough)

    Alison November 14, 2023
  7. Deepest sympathy to all the Crothers family on the loss of Peter, reunited with Helen. Love and prayers to you all at this sad time.
    Wayne and Narelle Mclean

    narelle Joy mclean November 14, 2023
  8. Peter, a good friend when I was a boy – and a fine man I have continued to respect as the years rolled on. Anthony Crothers Milner (in
    Kuala Lumpur). With condolences to all the family from my wife Claire as well.

    Anthony Milner November 11, 2023
  9. Peter, you will never be forgotten by us. You were a true gentleman and valued friend. Now with you dearest Helen for eternity.
    Condolences to all Petersโ€™s family.
    Les & Jill Trotter ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป

    Jill & Les Trotter November 9, 2023