Passed away suddenly at home surrounded by his family on

October 23, 2022 at Warrnambool.

Aged 70 years

Loved partner and best friend of Pam.

Loved husband of Glenda (dec.).

Loved father of Karl, Georgina and Paul, Jake and Mandy.

Adored Poppy of Ava, Ned, Hugo; Charlotte, Chloe, Cooper;

Frankie and Jimmy.

Loved step-dad of Jeremy and Georgia.

Funeral Notice

ServiceOctober 27, 2022 - 2:00 pm56-60 Verdon Street Warrnambool, VIC Venue: Eastern Park

Family and friends of PETER are invited to attend a Funeral Liturgy at the Eastern Park Chapel, 271 Raglan Parade, Warrnambool on THURSDAY (October 27) commencing at 2pm The cortège will leave at the conclusion of the Service for the Warrnambool Cemetery. Visit Guyetts Funerals webpage for livestream access or to leave tributes and condolences.


  1. Pete was one of the good ones and will be missed by many. Deepest sympathies to George & Paul, Karl, Jake & Mandy and Pam
    Sara & Mick Morrison

    Sara Morrison October 29, 2022
  2. To Pam, Karl, Georgina and Jake, My sincere condolences on the loss of your partner and ‘dad’. Peter’ was a larger then life person who provided advice, guidance and some fun on many occasions while working with Bruce(dec) at Owens. We always appreciated all Peter did for us and it has never been forgotten. Love and thoughts Mary McLeod x

    Mary McLeod October 27, 2022
  3. Deepest sympathy to Pam, Georgina, Karl, Jake and their families at the sudden passing of Peter.
    We have fond memories of water skiing at Lake Bolac when our kids were much younger. Peter won’t be forgotten.
    Love Josie and Rex

    Josie Mathison October 27, 2022
  4. So sad to see the passing of Peter. To Pam and all his family and extended Family we offer our deepest sympathy. Peter was a hard working gentle good man with whom we shared many good times during our younger years. Taken to soon and will be missed. RIP
    Harry and Geraldine Smits

    Harry Smits October 27, 2022
  5. For our fondly remembered cousin Peter.
    To Pam, Karl, Georgina, Jake, and the whole van Rooy family. Our sincerest condolences to you all at this sad time.
    Lots of Love always and blessings from John, Cheryl, Carissa, Nick and Samantha.

    John van Rooy October 27, 2022
  6. With love and sympathy,rest in peace Peter,you and your family are in our thoughts,
    Cathy (Sarah’s mum)

    Cathy MCGUIRE October 26, 2022
  7. RIP Peter,Heartfelt sympathy from Michael in England,met at the bowling club when we where with Harry,great memories of much laughter,rest in peace,Michael

    Michael McGuire October 26, 2022
  8. Heartfelt condolences to Pam, Karl, Georgina, Jake and families.
    Gone too soon is a great man I am lucky to have known and admired. Will not be forgotten.
    All our love, Brad, Sarah, Harry and Phoebe

    Brad Van Rooy October 26, 2022
  9. Deepest sympathy to Pam, Georgina, Karl, Jake and your respective families. Our thoughts are with you all.
    Love from Heather and Terry O’Keefe and family.
    Peter will always be remembered fondly.

    Heather O’keefe October 26, 2022
  10. Pete, I am so grateful to have had you as part of our family for 28 years and for all you have taught me over the years. You will forever live on in my home with all the work you did. Rest In Peace

    Jeanette McCluskey October 25, 2022
  11. Loved and respected brother in law of Pam and Allan Orr and much loved uncle of Justin, Brett, Renae and families.
    Thinking of you Pam, Karl, George & Paul, Jake and Mandy and families.
    Rest easy Peter.

    Renae Hogan October 25, 2022
  12. So sorry to hear of Peter’s passing. Thinking of all the family at this sad time.
    Our Love to you all. xx

    Peter & Sheryl Smits

    Sheryl Smits October 25, 2022
  13. Taken far too soon !
    Our thoughts and deepest sympathy are with Pam, Karl, Ava, Ned, Hugo and the extended Van Rooy family at this sad time.
    Condolences from Elaine, Des, Darren, Tim and all the Fitzgeralds.

    Elaine Fitzgerald. October 25, 2022
  14. Loved 5th child of Tony & Mary Van Rooy(both dec), and first Australian born child. Loved brother to Nettie, Harry, Martin(dec), Tony, Trudy, Anna, Paul, and their extended families.

    Anna van Rooy October 25, 2022
  15. Valued friend and mate. Condolences to Pam and all of Peter’s family. Val & David Sheehan.

    David Sheehan October 24, 2022
  16. Much loved uncle and friend of Tracey and Mark.
    Love to Pam, George & Paul, Karl, Jake & Mandy and families.

    Godspeed Pete x

    Tracey van Rooy October 24, 2022
  17. A dear friend and brother to Nettie, brother in law of Denis(dec)loved uncle to the Shanahan clan who are so grateful for the care Pete showed mum since our dad left us. Perhaps right now they will be having a beer together.

    nettie Shanahan October 24, 2022
  18. Dearly loved brother of Anna, fond
    uncle of Simone, Julia, Rhys & Kieran Mugavin, brother-in-law to Damien Mugavin.


    Anna van Rooy October 24, 2022
  19. Dear Pam,Karl, Georgina,Jake, and famlies, our sincere and heartfelt condolences to you all. Peter is fondly remembered. So sad for you all. Love Paul Karen and family.

    Karen October 24, 2022
  20. Goodbye dear friend Mary Ben Alison Lisa Steven xoo

    Mary russell October 24, 2022