Jan HORNE (née Guyett)

7/03/1945 – 31/12/2023

Beloved wife of Ron (dec.).

Much loved mother of Nicole, Michael, Chris and their families.

It was Jan’s wish for a private farewell


B: 07/03/1945 (Warrnambool)
D: 31/12/2023 (Warrnambool)
After a long battle with cancer, finally resting peacefully having died at home as was her wish.
Loved Mum of daughter Nicole, Son-in-Law Paul and grandchildren Ben and Mikaela.
Mum, you will be fondly remembered for your kind heart, joyous humour and love.
A Life well lived, with many blessings and achievements. A loving, loyal soul.
Thankful for the opportunity for heartfelt goodbyes. Sleep well, all will be okay.

Much gratitude from our family to the South West Community Palliative Care team, especially nurses Genevieve & Pauline – Earth Angels who made honouring Mum’s wishes possible.


B: 07/03/1945 (Warrnambool)
D: 31/12/2023 (Warrnambool)
Your wilful determination and tenacity were your greatest asset.
You taught me what it means to work hard and believe in yourself.
You challenged me, inspired me and frustrated me but always loved me.
I will carry you with me forever and will always be grateful you were my mother, my friend and my inspiration.
Loved by Mandy, Riley, Mack and Zane.
F&@k the noise!


B: 07/03/1945
Cherished Mother of Chris, adored by Felicity and much loved by Skye and Ruby
We laughed, we loved. Our precious and immeasurable mother – son bond will last forever in my heart.
You were my rock and greatest supporter. I am blessed to have had the most wonderful, caring Mum in the world. Gone but never forgotten.

Funeral Notice



  1. Janine Baird and Andrew Baird and (peter now deceased) pass on their sincerest condolences to Jan’s Family .We all worked tirelessly in our own local Businesses in the neighborhood for so many years . Now so many more years have passed and some memories start to fade but good neighbors memories remain. Janine and Andrew Baird

    Janine Baird January 13, 2024
  2. Deepest Sympathy and Prayers for Jan’s Family and friends from Fathers Lawrie and Michael O’Toole. May Jan rest in Peace.

    Father Lawrence O'Toole January 9, 2024
  3. Deepest sympathy to Ron from Colin Johnson.

    Colin Johnson January 8, 2024
  4. Rest in peace dear Jan. my condolences to your family xxx glenda barker

    Glenda barker January 6, 2024
  5. My heartfelt sympathy to Jan’s children and extended family on her sad passing after a courageous battle. I am grateful to have been able to re-connect with her in recent years, and will miss her quiet determination and friendship.

    Helen Willis January 6, 2024
  6. The tide recedes but leaves behind,
    Bright seashells on the sand,
    The sun goes down but gentle warmth,
    Still lingers on the land,
    The music stops and yet
    it echoes on in sweet refrain,
    For every joy that passes,
    Something beautiful remains …

    – Alice, Greg and family

    Guyetts Funerals January 4, 2024
  7. Born into a loving family on Wednesday March 7, 1945

    Daughter of Jack and Marj (both dec.)

    Sister of Robert (dec.) and Gayle, Ann and David (dec.) Yates, Brian and Karen, Alice and Greg Wood, Margaret and Doug Milne, Helen and Rick Bayne and their families.

    Jan died Sunday December 31, 2023

    Guyetts Funerals January 4, 2024