Thomas Alan 'Tom' HOCKING

4/02/1932 – 17/10/2023

Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family

Loving husband of Dot

Loving father of Susan, Kay and Leon, Joanne and Graeme, Rosalyn and John (dec.),

Judy and John (dec.), Rosie (the dog) and all their families.

Grandfather of 12, Great Grandfather of 25

Resting Peacefully






Funeral Notice

ServiceOctober 23, 2023 - 2:00 pm271 Raglan Parade Warrnambool, VIC Venue: Eastern Park

Family and friends of TOM are invited to attend a Service at the Eastern Park Chapel, 271 Raglan Parade, Warrnambool on MONDAY (October 23) commencing at 2.00pm. The cortรจge will leave at the conclusion of the Service for the Warrnambool Cemetery. See webpage for livestream access or to leave tributes and condolences.


  1. to Dot and family very saddened to hear of Toms passing an unforgttable character sympathy from Ian Fawcett

    Ian Fawcett October 23, 2023
  2. Dot and family,
    He was one of the good guys.
    Michael & Sue Caveny

    Michael Caveny October 22, 2023
  3. Dear Dot and family
    We are so very sorry to hear the loss your husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. Thinking of you all at this sad time.
    Please accept our sincere condolences.
    Francis, Jackie Maybir and family

    Francis and Jackie Maybir October 22, 2023
  4. Dear Tom, fond brother & pigeon mate of mate of Bill, brother-in-law of Helen, loving uncle of their family. Love & deepest sympathy to Dot & family.

    Helen Hocking October 22, 2023
  5. Dear Mrs hocking I’m soooo sorry for your loss tom is at peace now and he is having a cuppa with John and carly. He will be sadly missed by all.
    Take care sweet.
    My thoughts and prayers are with your whole family.
    Love Colleen George and Max Grima

    Colleen Grima October 21, 2023
  6. Saddened to hear of Tom’s passing.
    Deepest sympathy to all the Family
    Diane and staff at Mack’s Snacks and also the McCullough Family

    Diane Coates October 20, 2023
  7. Mrs Hocking and family.

    We are sorry for your loss. He fought a good fight and now he is at peace. Thinking of you at this time.

    From Mrs Cust and family

    Gaylene Cust October 19, 2023
  8. To Dot and family, our thought are with you all at this sad time on the passing of Tom. He was a kind and gentle man to all. May you have many happy memories of him.

    Stephen & Helen Kelly & family.

    Helen Kelly October 19, 2023
  9. To dot and family and all family members, I am so very sorry ๐Ÿ™ to hear about tom passing away he was a very loving and careing man he will be very sadly missed, I am thinking of you all at this very sad time

    Jennifer Mcdonald October 19, 2023
  10. We are saddened to hear of the passing of Uncle Tom. Our thoughts are are with you Auntie Dot, Susan, Kay, Joanne, Roslyn, Judy and their families.
    Love Jim & family

    Jane Prider October 18, 2023
  11. Dear Dot,Kay,Susan,Rose,
    Judy,Joanne & Families,I’m so very sorry on the loss of your lovely Husband and Father, Tom, a truly kind and wonderful man.Now at peace ๐Ÿ’”๐Ÿ’
    My sympathy to you all.
    Love Gail & Barry O’Leary xx

    Gail O'Leary October 18, 2023