Bernard Peter SMITH

22.08.1932 – 09.05.2021

Peacefully passed away at the Port Fairy hospital surrounded by family.

Dearly loved husband of Theresa.

Loved and respected father of Karen, Leo, Lise, Bernard and their partners.

Cherished ‘Pargra’ to Sarah, Andrew, Christopher; B.J., Liam, Caleb; Bridget, Isabella: Benjamin, Zara and great ‘Pargra’ to Logan and Rose.

Well known and respected publican from the Prince of Wales Hotel, Ascot Vale.

Lifetime member of the MCC, Lions Club and Beer & Beef Club Melbourne.

Respected member of the Lighthouse Community Centre, Port Fairy.

Smith family wish to thank Drs Gault and Sutherland for their care and attention. A special heartfelt thanks goes to the nurses at Port Fairy hospital.

We couldn’t have made it as peaceful as it was without you all.

His larger than life personality will be greatly missed but not forgotten. He’s now with his mates enjoying a Guinness.



Funeral Notice

ServiceMay 14, 2021 - 2:00 pmPrinces Highway Port Fairy, VIC View MapVenue: St Patricks Catholic's Church

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of BERNARD will be offered at St Patrick’s Catholic Church, Princes Highway, Port Fairy on FRIDAY (May 14) commencing at 2p.m. Private cremation


  1. Have just heard the news of mr Smith’s passing. I spent many weekends at the Smiths during my teenage years, through my friendship with Lisa. They were like a second family. My thoughts to all the family.

    Carolyn Aird (née Noone) June 25, 2021
  2. We’re very sorry to hear of the passing of Bernard and will always remember him as a congenial, larger than life character and a true gentleman, always. May he Rest In Peace.
    Sending heartfelt condolences to the families.
    The L’Eveille family 💐

    Michela L’Eveille May 13, 2021