Merlene "Merle" Dorothea Richardson (née Reichman)

Passed away peacefully at Aberlea Mortlake on September 9, 2020

Aged 85 years

Loving wife of Bert (dec.)

Loved mother and mother-in-law of Daryl and Peta, Nette and Buster, Donna and Terry, Robert and Melissa

Cherished ‘Doodie’ of Adam and Brooke, Kate and Terry; Fi, Nicki and Evan, Sam and Andrew, Troy and Kim;

Jac, Ethan; Holly and James, Jake, Will

Adored ‘Doodie’ to all her great grandchildren

Private funeral due to attendance restrictions

Family and friends wishing to view a recording of Merle’s Funeral Service should contact Donna on 0400 997 333 for details

Funeral Notice



  1. A very special lady in so many ways with a big heart. She was loved by all who knew her. Deepest sympathy to all the family. ❤
    Sue & Colin Long

    Sue Long (Buntine) September 15, 2020
  2. Rest in peace now you beautiful lady. We are all lucky to have shared time with you over the years. Give Bert a big hug and kiss for us all.
    Love always Jays, Sally, Taylah Damon, Reagan and Logan. xxxxooooo

    jayson blain September 14, 2020
  3. A good friend for many years.
    All the fun we had through those years. We will miss you .
    Love to your family.
    Alan Janet and Family.

    Alan &Janet Sawyer. September 13, 2020
  4. Merle you weren’t much trouble, loved a chat & a coffee, hope you win jackpot.Vin & Ann

    Ann Gee September 11, 2020
  5. Loved her family & by her family
    Loved funny banter
    Loved her Essendon football club
    Fondly Remembered
    Margaret & Brian & Family

    Margaret Leske September 11, 2020