Vera Jean RAYNER

22/06/1931 ~ 28/06/2022

Passed away peacefully on June 28, 2022 at Warrnambool.

Dearly loved wife of Geoff for 70 years.

Loved mother and mother-in-law of Leigh and Rob, Gael (dec.), Lynne and Ian, Stephen, Michael and Pam, Fiona and Ian.

Loved grandmother of nine grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.

Rest in peace

 It was Vera’s wish for a private funeral

Tributes and condolences can be offered on the ‘Notices section’

Funeral Notice



  1. Dear Vera,s Family I am sorry to hear of Vera,s passing Geoff and I were great friends when we were connected with the Merrivale. Football Club. and we had many happy nights at their home during selection nights. Your mother making a lovely supper. Sadly in this time Rex Johnson.

    Rex Johnson July 4, 2022
  2. Wonderful memories of Aunty Vera. I will miss our weekly catch ups and have fond memories of family gatherings when we were growing up. Deepest sympathy to Uncle Geoff and family.
    Love Robyn, Ian and family.

    Robyn Greer July 3, 2022
  3. Rest peacefully Aunty Vera, I will miss our chats & laughs over a cuppa. Deepest sympathy & love to Uncle Geoff & family. Thinking of you all. Joy, Ian & Family.

    Joy Bolden July 3, 2022
  4. Condolences to Geoffrey and family. I am lucky to have become part of such a loving family filled with fun and laughter. I will deeply miss Vera. Wonderful,kind and loving lady. Ian Archer and family

    Ian Archer July 2, 2022
  5. Sincere condolences and love to Lyn and the Rayner family on the passing of Vera. Judy and Graeme Williams 💐

    Judy Williams July 2, 2022
  6. Deepest condolences to Geoff, Stephen and family on the passing of Vera. Vera was a long serving volunteer and along side Geoff was instrumental in making our club what it is today. Rest in peace.

    South Warrnambool Football Netball Club July 1, 2022
  7. Our beautiful Nan and Nanny.
    Now resting peacefully.
    We loved our trips to Warrnambool to visit you, Pa & Stephen with the highlights being special hugs and the treats you gave the boys as we were leaving. Jake will especially miss the chats about the Lions with you.
    We all have such wonderful memories with you and will miss you so much.
    You were a very special and wonderful wife, mum, nan, and nanny to us all.
    Love Leisa, Steve, Hayden & Jake xxxx

    Leisa Finkelde July 1, 2022
  8. Rest peacefully my beautiful Nan. You were a force to be reckoned with, a kind, generous and loving Wife, Mum, Nan and Great Nan to us all. We will miss you and will never forget you. Say hi to Gael and Troy for us! Love always, Katherine, Jason, Audrey and Lincoln. Xx

    Katherine Peppiatt June 30, 2022
  9. To dear Geoff Stephen and your loving families . Our sincere condolences 💐 on the passing of Vera a very very loved wife ,mother and a wonderful friend to our family for 40years.Take peace in knowing she is now free from pain to roam in Paradise with those gone before her especially Gael .Rest peaceful Vera you truly deserve too.🌹🌹🌹🙏🙏🙏

    Alan &Marg Anderson and families June 30, 2022
  10. Deepest sympathy to Geoff and Sticks and family.
    Fond memories of running into Vera at Swanson’s with my Mum. Kind regards Mark and Toby Lee.

    Mark Lee June 30, 2022
  11. To dear Geoff, Stephen & families.
    We are very saddened to hear of Vera’s passing.
    May you all know we are thinking of you.
    Leanne & Tony O’Sullivan & family xx

    Leanne O’Sullivan June 30, 2022
  12. I offer my condolences to Geoff, Stephen and all family members on the sad passing of Vera, a loving wife, mother and grandmother! May Vera rest peacefully now. Leon Maguire

    Leon Maguire June 29, 2022