Nanna, I didn’t get a chance To tell you my goodbye. I thought of you with love today, But that is nothing new. I thought about you yesterday, And days before that too. Your memory is my keepsake, With which I’ll never part. God has you in his keeping, I have you in my heart. I have so many wonderful memories of Nanna, I would like to share just a few; Creamed honey for breakfast Sticky door handles and flannels after breakfast! Best homemade tomato sauce EVER Waiting for the fire truck for lollies over Christmas Playing croquet with Nanna
I remember sitting at the kitchen table watching you bake lots of yummies. Just when I thought it was all for me, we packed them up & took them to the church. Lucky me though - you had already kept plenty of treats for me & my sister so that we could gorge ourselves later! Love you Nanna. Rest well.
I will never forget the encompassing role you played in my life Mavis - especially during our childhood years. You, Lance, Joan and Stephen blended with Dorothy, Chris, David and myself to forge the nucleus of our truly close and loving extended family relationship. Your huge 'family' will always think of you with great respect and ongoing love.
Mavis' death saddens me greatly.It seems the end of an era, which goes back to when she and Lance were newlyweds, living near to her parents-in-law and to be visited after long journeys in the steam train to Bendigo! She was ever a modest, gracious lady, a warm hostess always in what seem quite recent years. She has found peace now.
My fondest memory of you is when we would walk around the lake and share a picnic together. Whenever I felt sad, I would visit you and somehow you would make me feel better without saying a word. You would always have a smile for me. I will miss you dearly. Be at peace now, Mavis, with Lance and Stephen. XXXX
My memories are of Aunty Mavis are many. For nearly 60 years she tried to tutor me in the ways of a gentleman. Being a lady herself, I found it hard to come up to her standard, but she allowed me to think I was. A lovely lady with a great cooking hand. Thanks Mavis, for a great life.
I have lovely memories of spending days with Aunty Mavis every school holidays. We cooked togethrer, we gardened together, we walked together, we visited friends together. She always had time for me, had love to spare and was an very caring woman. Thank you Aunty Mavis for all the times I shared with you.
Mavis was one of the most caring and thoughtful women I know. She was forever smiling when we visited. Always had something cooking or something special made when we would see her. Nothing seem to be a bother. Mavis loved family. Our family get togethers were great, relaxing and catching up and she loved to hear what we had done since our last visit. Mavis is a pure gem. We will miss her deeply xxx
Aunty Mavis' smile was enough to enlighten everyone. Her warm and caring nature was always welcoming. Never a harsh word was spoken from her. She always made you welcome and loved you for who you were. A visit was always an invitation for breakfast, or lunch or just a chat to see how you are. A beautiful woman who will be greatly missed.