Valerie "Val" Eileen LEE (née Myers)

Valerie (Val) Eileen Lee

7/01/1930 -1/01/2022

Passed away peacefully at Warrnambool Base Hospital

Wife of Augustine (Gus) Gerard Lee (dec.) from 1949 to 1975 and Leslie Johnstone (dec.) from 1995 to 2005 and partner of Syd Grieves (dec.) from 2008 to 2018.

Loving mother of 12 children – Judy Rowe, Michael (dec.), Kevin, Lyn Carter (dec.), Greg, Anthony, Rosie Crooks, Stephen, Eileen Purser, Laurie, Chris and Nick.

Adored mother-in-law and friend of Ken, Lyn, Fran (dec.), Brian (dec.), Jill, Gina, Russell, Shaun, Maria, Bryony, Sue and Fiona.

Loving grandmother of Debbie and Paul, Barbara and Tony, Lynda and Monty, Jody and Adrian, Tania and Wes, Michael and Chris, Sandy (dec.), Denny and Megan, Chantal and Justin, Paddy and Jules, Jenna and Andrew, Bree and Ross, Adam and Dana, Bill, Ben and Amanda, Chris and Rachey, David and Casey, Ashley, Kylie and Tim, Joseph, Matthew, Patrick, Angus, Annie, Evie, Jack and Molly, Sam, Tom and Laura.

Loving great grandmother of Emily, Zach, Jasmine, Tegan (dec.), Liam, Logan, Byron, Jada, Layla, Mia, Lochie, Ava, Lilly, Zade, Lexi, Elsie, Charlotte, Addison, Piper, Ethan, Madison and Max.

A remarkable woman.

Extraordinary resilience.

Unwavering love and loyalty to her family.

Funeral Notice

ServiceJanuary 10, 2022 - 2:00 pm56-60 Verdon Street Warrnambool, VIC Venue: Eastern Park

Family and friends of VALERIE are invited to attend a Service at the Eastern Park Chapel, 271 Raglan Parade, Warrnambool on MONDAY (January 10) commencing at 2pm. The cortège will leave at the conclusion of the Service for the Warrnambool cemetery. The Service will be streamed at the above date and time, it can be viewed on the ‘Streaming’ section at Tributes and condolences can be offered on the ‘Notices’ section at guyettsfunerals


  1. To Kevin, Fran (dec.) Jody, Adrian, Jasmine, Tegan (dec.) Liam and Logan. Tania, Wes, Byron, Jada and Layla. Michael and Chris and the extended Lee family we send our sincere condolences on the sad passing of your loving mother, Nan and Great-Nan
    She has left an amazing legacy; may she rest in eternal peace.
    And with a warm embrace
    And the loved ones who pass through
    Into the light that’s shining there
    Find a sweet and perfect home
    Within our Father’s loving care
    Carmel Murray, Denise, Adrian, Angela and their families

    Denise Wren January 10, 2022
  2. Sincere condolences to the Lee family. Val truely was an amazing lady who has maintained her independence and sharpness of mind for all of her ninety-two years. Our family is forever thankful for the love and care she provided to our father Syd throughout the ten special years they shared together.
    Rest in Peace Val
    Love Malcolm and Dianne Grieves

    Malcolm Grieves January 9, 2022
  3. We send our deepest sympathy to Stephen, Maria, Joseph, Matthew, Patrick and the extended Lee family. We are inspired by Valerie’s legacy.

    “When the leaves turn red upon the vine or the pink and gold of sunset turn to grey –
    when the moon is on the wane and the party’s almost over, don’t cry for things too beautiful to last, my love – tomorrow is the beginning of a brand new day” Poem by Nan Witcomb (The Thoughts of Nanushka)

    Eva Harrold January 9, 2022
  4. Sincere condolences to Nick, Fiona, Laura and the rest of the Lee family. We are thinking of you all.

    David, Rachel, Grace and Fraser Rae January 8, 2022
  5. Sincere condolences to Nick, Fiona and Laura and the rest of the Lee family.

    David Rae January 8, 2022
  6. I was very sad to hear that Val had passed away. I have lovely memories of our bowling days together and every Friday night we had dinner together. Val enjoyed life and you as a family will have so many memories of growing up in Jamieson Street. Rest In Peace Val and love to all the family. Diane Mugavin

    Diane January 8, 2022
  7. We send our deepest sympathy to Stephen, Maria and the Lee family for the loss of their dear mother. An inspirational woman. Mark and Carmel McCarthy.

    Carmel and Mark McCarthy January 7, 2022
  8. Sincere condolences to you all
    Such a lovely lady,leaving
    wonderful memories to cherish
    Resting in Peace 🙏

    Margarite Chislett January 6, 2022