Donald Henry McRAE

On June 11, 2021, of Mortlake.

Loved husband of Nancye (dec.).

Loved father of Simon and Phyllis, Jan and Peter (dec.), Damien and Michelle, Lisa and Peter.

Adored Pa of Ellie, Ben, Luke and Jeff, Jack and Claire, Sarah, Jordan, Tayla, Harry, Darcy and Hamish.

Great Pa of Finn and Remi.

Loving partner of Rosalie ‘Rose’.

Aged 80 years

A loving man of great unassuming strength,

faith and love for his family.

 Much loved by all

Slange Var

Due to restrictions regarding attendance numbers, Don’s Service will not be advertised publicly.

The Service will be Live Streamed on Friday (June 18) commencing at 10.15a.m., it can be viewed on the ‘Streaming’ section at


Much loved ‘Donnie’ of Rosalie;

Kath, Jamie, Brad, Jake, Ryan and Alice;

Bruce, Jenni, Damien, Molly and Cameron;

Liz, Uggie, Holly, Jack and Jesse.

Always warm, gentle and accepting.

We’ll miss his cryptic, mumbled one-liners!

 A special place in our hearts

Funeral Notice



  1. Sending my love & prayers to Rosalie and all of Donnie’s family. I will cherish his love and guidance always, and will miss him dearly.

    his god daughter, Penny Vick June 20, 2021
  2. A man of few words but always worth listening to.

    Goodbye old mate.

    Mickl Brumley June 18, 2021
  3. Wiil miss our chats Donny. Good friend. RIP

    Christine Curram June 18, 2021
  4. A much admired and respected man. Now in God’s care.
    Marie and Peter Ewing

    Marie Ewing June 17, 2021
  5. Cousin and friend over the years. So glad I spoke to you recently. Some great memories from the early days. May you Rest In Peace!

    David June 17, 2021
  6. Donnie always held a special place in the Threlfall family. Over the years, beyond time and distance, his warm presence remains.

    Mary Amohanga (Threlfall) June 17, 2021
  7. Life long friend. Will be sadly missed.

    Lynette and Kevin O'Shannessy June 17, 2021
  8. A loving, caring, gentle man who will be sadly missed.
    Suzanne, Bill and all the Hobbs family.

    Suzanne Hobbs June 14, 2021