Valerie Mabel McCORKELL (née Johnson)

19/01/31 – 21/10/21

Aged 90 years

Adored wife of ‘Hoagy’ (dec.).

Loved mother and friend of Peter and Jan, Lee and Cheryl, Lauren and Mick.

Adored Nana ‘Corka’ of Dustin, Jarrod, Ashley, Sophie,

Carly, Erin, Adam, Damien, Nicole, Jason and Georgia.

Loving Great Grandmother of 21 and counting.

A beautiful lady,
Forever in our hearts
Dearly loved mum of Peter and Jan.

Darling Nana of Dustin, Jarrod, Ashley, Sophie and their families.

A special great grandma to seven loving children.

My beautiful mum,
Now resting with Dad.
Dearly loved mother to Lee and Cheryl.

Nana ‘Corkell’ to Carly and Jane, Erin and Brendan, Adam, Damien and Hannah.

Great Grandmother to Bella, Olivia, Finlee, Darcy, Leni and Charlie.

A life filled with love and kindness to her family and friends.
A wonderful journey with her ‘dish’ – Hoagy.

You left the world a better place for having been in it.

Rest Peacefully
Dearly loved mumma of Lauren and Mick.

Adored Nana of Nikki, Jason, Georgia and fondest Val of Grant, Rohan and Steph.

Treasured ‘Nana Corka’ of

Layla, Hughie and Sophia; Frankie and Maggie; Nellie, Maeve and Angus.

She had a smile of sunshine
and a heart of gold.
In our hearts forever.

Due to attendance restrictions a private funeral will be held.


Funeral Notice



  1. Much loved sister of Lo, sister-in-law of Ron, dearly loved Aunty of Chris, Lisa, Jeff and Jane and their families.
    So many wonderful memories of holidays spent together, visits out to Hereford Hollow and Owen Street, and the fun and laughs that we always shared.
    Val was an absolute treasure.
    Sisters together again.

    Lisa October 26, 2021
  2. Thinking of Val’s family at this sad time. A beautiful lady full of fun. We had some great time together with her and Ron at Fort Courage. Janice and Nolan Zeunert.Janice

    Janice and Nolan Zeunery October 26, 2021
  3. To Peter, Lee, Lauren & all your families
    We are so sorry to hear of Val’s passing. May you all know we are thinking of you at this sad time.
    And to Auntie Val-it’s goodbye & Rest In Peace with your Hoagie & family members.
    Love to all
    Leanne, Tony, Nicklaus, Josh & Mia xxxx
    And the family of Funnel & Ivy Johnson xx

    Leanne O’Sullivan October 26, 2021
  4. To Peter, Lee, Lauren & families
    Sincere condolences on the passing of Val, she has been a wonderful family friend over the years. Lots of wonderful memories of trips, picnics, nights out with Thelma & Claude.
    She was so proud of her family & she will be sadly missed..
    Sue , Dennis & families.

    Suzanne morgan October 25, 2021
  5. To all Vals family
    We were were sad to hear the news of Vals passing we send deepest sympathy to all family. Val was a very Special Lady we have some treasured memories spent at Fort Courage where we first met Val and Ron. Love and Special thoughts Noel and Judy Saunders- Heywood

    Noel and Judy Saunders October 25, 2021
  6. TO all the family of Val
    Sorry to hear of your sad loss.
    From the family of Wallis and Lyla Johnson-Helen Lorraine Bruce Neil and Lynn

    Lorraine Johnson October 25, 2021
  7. Special memories of a second cousin, when growing up in my teenage years. Alex Johnson, formerly of Woolsthorpe.

    Alex Johnson October 23, 2021
  8. Dearest Val,

    So many memories of your special friendship with Thelma and Claude Loft. Our thoughts are with you all at this sad time.


    Hannah, Charlie, Bailey, Otto and Claude xo

    Hannah Carrucan October 22, 2021