Maree Lynette SIM

On October 10, 2023, unexpectedly at her home in Nullawarre.

Adored mother of Courtney, Brooke and Rob, Will and Sophie, and Ruby.

Beloved Ma-Ma of Mia.

Cherished daughter of Bill and Alice, sister of Glenda, Greg, Terry, Colleen,

Neil and Malcolm and much loved sister-in-law and aunty to their families.

Exceptional friend to all who knew her.

Aged 56 years

Funeral Notice

ServiceOctober 27, 2023 - 11:00 am271 Raglan Parade Warrnambool, VIC Venue: Eastern Park

The Funeral Service for MAREE will be held at the Eastern Park Chapel, 271 Raglan Parade, Warrnambool on FRIDAY (October 27) commencing at 11.00am. See webpage for livestream access or to leave tributes and condolences.


  1. So Very Sad to hear of Maree’s sudden death. She was a Very Special Outgoing Beautiful person & a Wonderful Nurse. Always had a great Smile. Thinking of her Family & Friends at this sad time.

    Louise Mugavin October 28, 2023
  2. Heartfelt condolences to Brooke & family thinking of you at this heartbreaking time today ❤️❤️Love Jenny Xxxc

    Jenny October 27, 2023
  3. Deepest sympathy to the Sim family.Maree was a lovely person who will be sadly missed by all.
    The Rundell family

    Don Rundell October 27, 2023
  4. Deepest sympathy to all of Maree’s family. She was always such a cheerful person and an outstanding nurse. She will be sadly missed.

    Angela Shlansky October 27, 2023
  5. Thinking of you all on the sudden passing of Maree. Our thought are with you and may your family, friends and the memories you all share will get you through. Love from Leonie Dyson and Lynton Milgate.

    Leonie Dyson October 27, 2023
  6. A lovely person and a great nurse and friend to my daughter.. you will be sadly missed

    Lyn Tierney October 27, 2023
  7. Goodbye to a wonderful woman full of strength, courage and vitality. Always positive with amazing love and energy. Maree was definitely boots and all with everything she did and brought others along with her laughter and drive.
    All strength to her beautiful children to get through. I’m sure her energy and love will come through the cosmos to give you what you need.
    Deepest sympathy, love and energy to all Maree’s family, work mates and friends
    Helen and the Keegan family.

    Helen Keegan October 27, 2023
  8. Maree didn’t know you for long but was long enough to know that you were a truly beautiful, loving lady. Pray we meet again in our next life. Lesley

    Lesley Rantall October 23, 2023
  9. My heartfelt condolences go to Bill and Alice, Maree’s beautiful children (of whom she was so proud), and all the extended family. I have so many happy memories of primary school in Macarthur and travelling on the bus to Hamilton. We had seen each other occasionally over the years and always had a lovely chat. Maree was a wonderful person and I know you will all miss her tremendously. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

    Tricia Greening (nee Belleville) October 23, 2023
  10. Our hearts are with the Sim Family at this sad time. Billy, Alice and Terry whom we knew and respected.

    Tim & Val Knight October 20, 2023
  11. My sincerest condolences to Bill and Alice, Maree’s children and her extended family.
    I have many fond memories of travelling on the school bus and attending Macarthur Primary school with Maree. Happy memories.
    I was shocked and saddened to hear of her sudden death. I can only imagine what a terrible loss this has been to your family.
    My thoughts are with you all,
    Donna Cameron

    Donna Cameron October 20, 2023
  12. Thinking of you Glenda,Paul Alice,Bill and Terry at such a sad time.Sincere condolences on your loss of a sister and daughter Maree.
    Russell & Sue Lawrence

    susan lawrence October 20, 2023
  13. Maree our beautiful young friend,unbelievable but we will always treasure the wonderful memories we had together as the special “ 7 girls “
    Your smile,caring compassionate nature,who was there for everbody no matter what.
    The love of family & friends,warm hugs,devotion to her career,life cut short but a full life lived .
    We will hold special thoughts and memories forever in our hearts and you will be so sadly missed.
    Sending all our love to your beautiful family.
    “ The Girls”
    Marg,Maureen,Lou,Sarah,Alanna & Cath.

    Maureen Wallace October 19, 2023
  14. Deepest sympathies to Maree’s family. Respected by her friends and colleagues.
    My thoughts are with you all at this sad & difficult time.
    Ann Morris

    Ann Morris October 19, 2023
  15. Sincere Sympathy to Dear Alice,Bill & family. Big hugs and love to you all.
    R.I.P. Maree

    Lynne & Kelvin Brian.

    Lynne and Kelvin Brian October 18, 2023
  16. So sad to hear of your passing Maree such a beautiful person inside and out love and huge hugs of condolence to all of Marees family and friends.

    Rose McNamara October 18, 2023
  17. Heartfelt condolences to Maree’s family and friends on the sudden passing of Maree.
    Maree was dearly loved and respected by the Doctors, patients, fellow nurses and all staff at Warrnambool Medical Clinic, Liebig Street. Maree lived a full life, devoted to her family and her profession. A beautiful, caring, vibrant, fun-loving person, who will be so sadly missed.
    RIP Terry x

    Terry Cronin October 18, 2023
  18. Our very deepest condolences to you Alice ,Bill and your family on the sad & sudden passing of Maree. A beautiful soul.
    Les & Jill

    Les & Jill Trotter October 18, 2023
  19. To Aunty Al, Uncle Bill and our ‘Sim’ cousins. We are shocked and saddened by the sudden passing of dear Maree. We treasure our memories.
    RIP dear Maree. Love from your ‘Crow’ cousins.

    Sharon Crow October 18, 2023
  20. This really sucks. A true care giver who cared for so so many people with her exceptional skills, kindness and love. Gone to early and is dearly missed. Now running amok in heaven with Dr Smith and Dr Page and so many more taken too early. RIP Maree xx

    Christine Harris October 17, 2023
  21. It was so sad to find that Maree had passed away. Deepest sympathy to all her family,
    Lynette Barber and Chris and Shawn

    Lynette Barber October 17, 2023
  22. It was so sad to find that Maree had passed away. Deepest sympathy to all her family,
    Lynette Barber and Chris and Shawn

    Lynette Barber October 17, 2023
  23. Always a smiling face just a lovely person and nurse to work with. Rest in peace dear Maree

    Kim Brooks October 16, 2023
  24. Thank you for all the great memories, fun and laughter.
    Will miss your smile and energy.
    RIP Maree

    Toinette October 16, 2023
  25. Deepest sympathy to Glenda & Paul and family on the sudden loss of your sister.
    Sending love.
    Jenny and Jeff Vick

    Jenny Vick October 16, 2023
  26. Had the immense pleasure of working with Maree at SWH.What a beautiful lady who will be sadly missed by all who knew her. My heartfelt sympathy to her family.

    Helen Morrissey October 16, 2023
  27. Our thoughts are with Aunty Al, Uncle Bill and family on the very sad loss of our dearly loved cousin Maree.
    Your smile, warmth and personality will be sadly missed.
    To know her was to love her.
    Rest in peace
    Coral & Tom Fitzgerald and family.

    Tom and Coral Fitzgerald October 16, 2023
  28. So hard believe Maree is longer here. My heart goes out to her family & close friends. She was a wonderful human and will be so missed by so many. Rob & Kerri Zanos x

    Kerri Zanos October 16, 2023
  29. Auntie Ree was always joyful, loving and kind! She had such a great laugh and was always so warm. Some of my fondest moments growing up were spending time with my Mcorist cousins and Auntie Ree!
    My aches that this has happened. There are no words. Rest in peace Auntie Ree. We love you. We miss you.

    Rachel Dainton October 16, 2023
  30. Sincere sympathy to Alice and Bill and all the Sim extended families, and to Courtney, Brooke & Wil we are all so very sorry to hear of Maree’s passing, she was a beautiful soul with an infectious smile. Thinking of you all at this very sad time.

    Betty & Regan Lynch, Necia Lynch & Ian Yates

    Necia Lynch October 15, 2023
  31. Marree. Since our school days you have always been a beautiful friend . Your caring soul and empathy for others made us all feel so happy. You always wanted to help in any way you could. Your radiance shone through in everything and everyone who was blessed to have you in their lives. Sending all our love to your beautiful family. Andy and Vince

    Andy Occhipinti October 15, 2023
  32. Sending my love and condolences to Brooke, Courtney, Will, Ruby and little Mia and to all Maree’s extended family. Maree was one of a kind, she was caring, selfless and would always put others before herself.
    She was an amazing compassionate nurse and friend and I miss the great times and laughs we had working together in ED and at the Vax Clinic and I will treasure those memories forever.
    RIP gorgeous girl x

    Lynn Gardiner October 15, 2023
  33. Saddened to hear of the sudden passing of Maree. Our thoughts are with Bill and Alice and all of the Sim family.

    Wayne & Gretta October 15, 2023
  34. Maree you were a beautiful person and well loved by all that met you. I’ll miss your greeting with a hug. Your special smile in your eyes when we would talk about family. Sending my love to all the family.
    Those we love and lose are always connected by heartstrings into infinity. xx Leanne Hyland

    Leanne Hyland October 14, 2023
  35. To the beautiful Sim Family,
    We are so very sorry for the devastating loss of your beloved Maree.
    We send our deepest condolences and please know we are holding you all in our hearts and loving prayers. May God comfort you and keep you close at this terribly sad and difficult time.
    With love from
    John,Gary,Karen and Jill Svensen and Families.

    Karen Gittins October 14, 2023
  36. Sending love to you Brooke and all of your extended family. Such a lovely smile, such a big shock. Rest in Peace Maree.
    Stumpy xxx

    Christine Pritchard October 14, 2023
  37. The Sim Family,
    Thoughts are with you on the passing of Maree.

    Susan & David Rowbottom

    Susan Rowbottom October 14, 2023
  38. Have many happy memories of working with Maree at Jamieson medical clinic.
    She was a wonderful nurse.
    Thinking of all the family at this very sad time.
    Denise Mugavin.

    Denise Mugavin October 14, 2023
  39. You were one of a kind Maree, generous, considerate, vibrant and your beauty radiated through that beaming smile.
    And your beautiful children, although your loss is immeasurable, so is the love left behind.

    Donna & John

    Donna Blair October 14, 2023
  40. The world was a better place for having you in it, Maree. The kindness, care, empathy, compassion and smiles you gave to all that knew you will be greatly missed.
    Deepest sympathy to your family, thinking of you all at this difficult and sad time.

    Billy & Vicky

    Vicky Ezard October 14, 2023
  41. Brooke, Rob, Courtney, Will and Ruby. I hope you gain some comfort at this sad time from the messages that show what very high regard your beautiful mother was held in by so many. She is a beautiful soul and always kind, she could brighten a room with her smile. As nurses we have lost a very experienced sister, I have fond memories of working together with Maree.
    Great memories of Allansford primary school days.
    Thinking of you all as this gap you have in your hearts is hurting so much.
    Sending love
    Wendy Delaney and family.

    Wendy Delaney October 14, 2023
  42. Sincere condolences to Alice Bill and family.
    Allan and Marian McKenzie

    Marian & Allan McKenzie October 14, 2023
  43. So sad to hear the loss of a lovely lady Maree. Love to her children and all the Sim family Sadly missed . Xx

    Ken and Claire October 13, 2023
  44. To a Woman who dedicated her life to others. You were such a beautiful Woman to be around. I am so grateful we got to spend work days together again at Camperdown. You will be so missed by your new work family. Sending Maree’s family my deepest sympathy xx Sarah McKenzie

    Sarah McKenzie October 13, 2023
  45. Dear Maree,
    Working with you over the years has always been a pleasure. You were always such a joyful and positive person and loved a good laugh. I am shocked and saddened to hear of your passing and I would like to pass on my deepest condolences to your family and loved ones.
    Bec and Simon Mahony

    Rebecca Mahony October 13, 2023
  46. Joining with you all in feeling shocked and heartbroken in grief and loss.
    Maree was such a constant in our lives, always looking to love and help others where she saw the need.
    A devoted mother.
    A loyal and loving friend with a ready hug and a listening ear. Giving to others, and not often counting the cost to herself.
    Our lives will never be the same without her.
    We miss you ‘ree.

    Karen and Greg Aim October 13, 2023