Brian Gerard McNAMARA

Peacefully at Peter MacCallum Centre, Melbourne on September 13, 2023

Aged 57 years

Much loved partner of Andrea

Adored husband of Tanya (dec.)

Loved and respected father figure of Lachlan and Wil

Loved and loving son of Gerald and Wilma (both dec.)

Loved son-in-law, brother-in-law, uncle, cousin and friend to many


The Funeral Mass for BRIAN will be offered at St Joseph’s Catholic Church, Lava Street, Warrnambool on THURSDAY (September 21) commencing at 11am.

The cortège will leave the Church at the conclusion of Funeral Mass for the Warrnambool Cemetery.

Condolences can be offered on webpage

Funeral Notice

ServiceSeptember 21, 2023 - 11:00 amLava Street Warrnambool, VIC Venue: St Joseph's Catholic Church


  1. condolences to your family

    Kay Stafford September 21, 2023
  2. Macca a great to talk work at hospital and talk to each for 30years so sad condolences to your family

    Kay Stafford September 21, 2023
  3. RIP Brian. Loved our times away with you and Tanya. A truly wonderful human being

    Gareth and Sam Finney September 21, 2023
  4. Rest in peace Brian. You will be a guiding light for all that new you. Now cycling in heaven with no more pain.
    Our condolences to all the family.
    Love from Neil Leanne Ebonie Arietta James Maddison Thomas and all the Hyland family. xx

    Leanne Hyland September 21, 2023
  5. Deepest heartfelt condolences to Brian’s nearest & dearest. Brian was one of “the good guys” – he was a pleasure to know & work with, the many years that I did, and his loss is a big one for all, like me who knew hm.

    Sylvia Lanfranco September 21, 2023
  6. Sincere condolences to all close to Brian. Just an all-round great bloke. Like Tanya before him, taken way too soon.

    Anthony Phelan September 21, 2023
  7. RIP Brian. You were not only a colleague to me but a good well respected mate. I will always treasure the time that we worked together. You will be sorely missed and it was a privilege to have known you.

    Stuart Blignaut September 20, 2023
  8. A long serving team member of the Building and Infrastructure team at South West Healthcare (SWH), Brian had a positive impact on all that knew him and worked with him over the years. His dedication, professionalism, calm and friendly nature will be missed by all of us. On behalf of SWH, we say thank you for all your years of service, it was a privilege working with you. Our sincere condolences go out to his partner, family and friends.

    Jamie Brennan September 20, 2023
  9. Brian has been a valued and respected work mate who leaves a void in our workplace. Rest in peace Macca.

    Gavan & Annette Hart September 19, 2023
  10. Deepest sympathy to Andrea and all of Macca’s nearest and dearest. A great cyclist and a great person taken way too soon. Ride In Peace now Macca.

    Clive & Marg Coomber September 19, 2023
  11. Macca was a dedicated and highly valued colleague by all past and present staff of Building and Infrastructure at SWH. He will be greatly missed. May he now RIP.

    Lindsay Hess September 19, 2023
  12. Macca you inspired me. I will miss you mate.

    Damo September 19, 2023
  13. One of the best , gone too soon. A great friend and workmate. So many memories from over the years. Brian, you’ll be sadly missed Love Hessy and Jill

    Lindsay Hess September 19, 2023
  14. A wonderful and caring man. Thank you for your advice. RIP My thoughts and prayers for the family. You will be missed.

    Terry Swanson September 16, 2023
  15. I will be thinking of my 2 brothers who
    came into my life, they were good brothers to me. I want my 2 men in Perth look after
    Dad for me. SOS. I feel Sorry for my 2
    Brother, who grew up with me and mum.
    8 Donovan’s Rd. I love you handsome.
    SOS. D.C.S.

    Siobhan Osullivan September 16, 2023
  16. RIP Macca, I will miss our discussions about cycling.

    Annette wolff September 16, 2023
  17. Macca-a true gentleman, a pleasure to deal with & it was our privilege to have known such a good bloke.
    From your former SWHC pay office girls, the 3 L’s-Louise, Lyn & Leanne.

    Leanne September 16, 2023
  18. To maccas nearest and dearest sorry for your loss Macca was a good team mate and great friend at east footy club in the mid to late 80s.RIP mate, Gerard and Rachel Thomas and family.

    Gerard Thomas September 16, 2023
  19. You were a good man Brian and fought bravely.
    You made Andrea happy. Biggest love to you Andrea and Lach and Wil on your saddest loss.

    Helen Taylor September 16, 2023
  20. One of the nicest guys we have known. We have great memories of ‘ Macca’ playing in our netball team – Warlocks, and the pleasant encounters with him at the breakwater. Tom enjoyed and appreciated having someone of his calibre to work with at South West Health Care. Tom Lucas, Diane Lucas, Christopher Dean.

    DIANE LUCAS September 15, 2023
  21. RIP our dear cousin/friend. Taken way too soon.
    Fond memories of an all round great guy. Your sporting prowess was impressive to say the least yet you always remained humble.
    Maree and Chris Morrison

    Maree Morrison September 15, 2023
  22. R.I.P. Brian. Our thoughts and prayers are with Andrea, Lachie, Wil and the extended Murphy family.
    Bill and Sheila Murphy

    Sheila Murphy September 15, 2023
  23. Brian was a true gentleman. I’ll miss our cups of tea and discussions about all things cycling. R.I.P. Brian
    Bill Murphy

    Bill Murphy September 15, 2023
  24. A kind and thoughtful friend. Our thoughts and love to Andrea, Wil, Lachlan and family and all the Murphy family.

    Liz, Norm, Cameron and Sean Henry September 15, 2023
  25. Both Tania and Brian were neighbours of Tom and Kathleen Noonan (both deceased). Sincere sympathies to their families, may they rest in peace.

    Mary Jansen September 15, 2023
  26. Sincere sympathy to Brian’s family. Memories of Brian as a talented sportsman and East Warrnambool
    football teammate. Bryan Sinnott

    Bryan Sinnott September 15, 2023
  27. Rest in peace Brian. He was a great person and was always fun and full of life. I’ll play a The Pogues tonight in your memory up here in Dublin.

    Conor Murphy September 14, 2023
  28. Macca – you were a great mate and made me feel so welcome in my new job at hospital 20 odd years ago now. We had some great times watching Rollerball whenever they came to town – will miss you dearly – RIP mate Steve (keith) Kendrick

    Stephen Kendrick September 14, 2023