Gerard Patrick PICKETT

On September 30, 2020 at Warrnambool.

Much loved husband of Bernadette.

Loved ‘Gerard’ of Rachel and Derrick, Sean and Emily, Peppa, Connor and Chase.

Aged 61 years

A celebration of Gerard’s life will be held at a later date.

The Service will be streamed on FRIDAY (October 9)
commencing at 11a.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Let’s Talk would be appreciated.


Funeral Notice



  1. Gerard you were the best all rounder my boys joe wil and Sam thought you were the best XXzx

    Alison Ridley October 10, 2020
  2. Very sorry to hear about the loss of Gerard.

    I will miss seeing his face in the SWH staff cafeteria.

    My thoughts go out to him and his family during this time.

    Love from,

    Liam Bishop

    (Son of Damien & Jane Bishop, and Grandson of Jack & June Bishop)

    Liam Bishop October 9, 2020
  3. My Brother… My Hero… My Friend
    you are so loved and I will miss you forever.
    your little sis, Trish xx

    Trish Sagripanti October 9, 2020
  4. Thanks Gerard, for all your care, a
    true Gentleman.
    Condolences to family and friends

    Robyn Cooper October 9, 2020
  5. RIP Gerard. Worked with you for many years at SWHC. Always a joy and very helpful. Love to your family and friends. Will miss your cheeky grin!

    Angela Shiells October 9, 2020
  6. Deepest sympathy to all of Gerards large and loving family – he will be missed. Sylvia Lanfranco SWH

    Sylvia Lanfranco October 9, 2020
  7. Gerard, you were a kind and true person. You will always be remembered with love and respect by all who knew you. May you rest in peace.

    Deepest condolences to Bernadette and all Gerard’s family and friends.

    Jen Gamble October 9, 2020
  8. Condolences to Bernadette and family for the loss of beautiful Gerard.
    Such a sad loss to SWHC and the world. May you remember him through the good time’s.
    You’re in our thoughts, love from Ray, Emma, Patrick and Daniel

    Emma Conway October 9, 2020
  9. Gerard was a great next door neighbour and friend for over 25 years will be sadly missed. Rest In Peace Gerard.
    Darren,Michelle, Melinda and Josh Brown

    Darren Brown October 9, 2020
  10. A great bloke gone to soon, We had some ripper times along the journey. we gave the 14 a fright on the fairstar in 1990 ,Deepest condolences to all the Pickett family.RIP Gerard.

    Leigh Bolden October 9, 2020
  11. Had the pleasure of meeting him during my stay at Warrnambool in the early 90s. Very friendly and humble man. Condolences to Greg and family.

    Stephen Cheng October 8, 2020
  12. Gerard “Boris” Pickett

    We’ll miss you. Rest easy mate.

    Our condolences to the Pickett family.

    Best wishes,

    Darren, Carla, Thomas and Marcus O’Shannassy

    Darren O'Shannassy October 8, 2020
  13. Our thoughts, love and deepest sympathy are with you Bev, Steve, Greg, Maryanne, Cathy, Trish, Lacey and Families on the sudden passing of Gerard. Such a gorgeous fella with a beautiful smile. Rest In Peace Gerard xx. Anita, Mouse, Jess and Amy

    Anita Bradshaw October 8, 2020
  14. Such a warm, kind and gentle man. You will be so missed by our swh theatre family. I will fondly remember our running chats and will always appreciate Gerards’ encouragement and advice regarding my running. A truly wonderful man. Our heartfelt condolences to Gerards’ family. Alice, Liam and William Cook

    Alice cook October 8, 2020
  15. Gerard you will be sadly missed and fondly remembered. All our love and sympathy to Beverley Bernadette and Family. Thomas family

    Amanda Thomas October 8, 2020
  16. Deepest sympathy to Bernie and Gerard’s family. Thinking of you all at this sad and difficult time.

    Picko, I only knew you for the last 4 years, Thank you for welcoming me into the SWHC Operating Theatre family, your kindness and helpfulness will be sadly missed. Thanks for helping me choose my new wheels for my little car. We picked the best ones. I will miss your smile at work. RIP xo

    Vicky Ezard October 8, 2020
  17. You will always be my Uncle Borrie, words can’t describe the loss we are all feeling. Rest In Peace mate.

    Love Tim, Jess, Harrison and Rex.

    Tim Plater October 8, 2020
  18. Rest in peace Gerard, we will love and miss you always and forever
    Love Savanna, Chase and Scarlett

    Savanna Barker October 8, 2020
  19. Dear Beverley Stephen Maryanne Catheryn Gregory Patricia Bernadette & Families.

    We are so so sorry. Beautiful Childhood Memories of you all as our wonderful loving Friends and Neighbours.

    I would always enjoy catching up with you randomly Gerard down the street in our later years, or tooting the horn when I would pass you and Greg as you were pumping out the K’s around town. Such a beautiful decent gentle man you are Gerard.

    You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

    Love to you all. Peter VK & the Van Kempen Families xo

    Peter Van kempen October 8, 2020
  20. Gerard, a brother of a friend, an all round good guy. He’ll be missed. Our love and sympathy to the Pickett clan, our thoughts are with you all. The Galls.

    Peter Gall October 8, 2020
  21. An encouraging and humble man. We ran some good races. I remember fondly Gerard’s support for me as a runner and for being an all round nice bloke. Sympathy to Bernadette, Greg and family

    Alison Wilson October 8, 2020
  22. My deepest sympathy to Bernadette and family, and to all of the Pickett family and extended families and friends of Gerard.

    Rosalee Wickham October 8, 2020
  23. Gerard “Picko” Pickett, a friend and colleague to us all in the operating theatre, SWH.
    A guy who truly led by example. Kind, attentive to detail, hardworking and just the nicest guy to work with.
    Picko, we will never forget you. Great conversation, witty banter.
    You are irreplaceable and will be very much missed.
    Thoughts are with Bernie and family, and the Pickett Family.
    Regards, Denise H

    Denise Habel October 7, 2020
  24. Rest Peacefully Gerard,
    we will miss you.

    – James & Chelsea.

    James Wright October 7, 2020
  25. Your life was a blessing, your memory a treasure, you are loved beyond words & missed beyond measure!
    Rest In Peace Uncle Gerard.
    Forever missed, never forgotten.
    Love Lacey, Cohan, Lexi, Jaxon & Milla xoxo

    Lacey Pickett October 7, 2020
  26. A wonderful bloke, Gerard will be sadly missed. Our condolences to Steve, Greg, Bernie & families.

    RIP Gerard.

    Scott Kelson & The Kelson Family.

    Scott Kelson October 7, 2020
  27. Bernadette and family Gerard,s mother and siblings my condolences for our loss of Gerard a true gentleman taken too soon but who will never be forgotten by myself or his workmates Kate Chapman

    Kathleen Chapman October 6, 2020
  28. We are so sad to hear about the passing of Gerard. Always such a lovely gentleman. I will miss seeing you running the streets Gerard!
    Condolences to all family members.
    Iain, Natalie and Mia Jackson

    Iain Jackson October 6, 2020
  29. Gerard
    We lost touch over the years
    But that doesn’t lessen
    The flow of our tears

    It’s circumstance that keeps people apart
    But a memory lives on
    For you, in our hearts

    Jill, Lee and Kelly

    Jill Ackroyd October 6, 2020