What a great tribute to a much loved and valued man.
I am so lucky to have you as a cousin Brian. I will treasure our memories together.
I wish i could have said goodbye and had one last huge hug from you and you tell me its all gonna be OK.
With lots of love always
Alison, Lewis, Chloe, Hannah and Megan xxxxx❤
Dear Ellen and Family,
The service honoring Brian’s life was absolutely beautiful and touching. What a wonderful family he made and what an interesting life he lived.
Our thoughts are with you Ellen.
Love Debra & David
Dad, you would have been so proud today, a beautiful service and a beautiful family all together.
The memories we shared, the memories we have will stay with us forever.
You looked after your family while here with us and now you look after your family from above the heavens.
Look after my baby girl for me(Tamika), your grand daughter.
A Father, Father in law and Poppy.
Now take a long hard earned nap now my dad, my hero and rest easy.
Forever loved and forever missed ❤
Michelle, Dan, Tamika, Hayley, Lucas and Jaxon. X x x
we loved brian when we were together there was always fun, we will miss the fun, we will miss him in our lives to ellen and family your loss is our loss.
Dad , You would have been so proud today, a beautiful service, a beautiful family all together on this special but sad day. You always looked after ur family when you were here with us and now you look after us from above the heavens. Our guardian angel above looking down on us.
Please look after my baby girl (Tamika), your grand daughter.
The memories we have with stay with us forever.
A special Dad, Father in law and Poppy
Forever loved and forever missed.
Michelle, Dan, Tamika, Hayley, Lucas and Jaxon. ❤
That was a beautiful service, thank you to you all for making it possible for us to see.
It is with saddened heart that we were not able to be with the family for Brian’s final farewell.
A very much loved Brother and Uncle to Mandy and Katie, and great Uncle to Dylan. There are so many memories we will cherish, even living in different states, it was like we had never left when we went home for Christmases when the girls were young. Brian and Ellen always made us welcome into their home, and yes it was noisy chaos but everyone was so happy and loving.
We will miss you deeply Brian, Rest In Peace, forever in our hearts. Say hello to Mum and Dad and Roger for us . Irene, Mandy, Nick and Dylan, Katie and Rusty xx
Thinking of you and your family today Ellen. May you find comfort in your many family, friends and neighbours at this sad time. Rest in peace Brian.
Michael and Riet O’Neill
Brett gossip , Shaun-Teal Rose ,
Brett, ” Great man and a great friend and role and a fantastic Uncle You will be missed and loved forever no matter what you saved lives and raised hearts and made the best off what you could and that i will cherish forever..
Shaun-Teal” I may not have known but I was here for support you have made a huge impact on your family with being a big role model especially to your Teddy Bear aka Brett Gossip, he looke up to as an uncle and a friend, he had told me many stories and memories that he will cherish forever, hearing your life and your memories off your soul i shed every tear because you were pure as gold may you rest in peace.
THat was a lovely service Ellen – you have all done him proud.
Ray and Gail
Condolences to the whole family.
Brian was a great bloke and was always ready to lend a hand or offer advice when needed.
A great mentor and friend to all of us, generous with his time and always felt welcome at the Gossip house.
Farewell our good friend, neighbour and fellow fire fighter. You will be sorely missed by us, all the brigade and your wonderful family.
Deepest condolences to the Findlay / Gossip Family.
We have the fondest memories of Brian whilst away camping. Enjoying a drink around the fire telling stories talking shit is the way we will remember you.
Drinking Scotch today, it was your favourite, Raise your glass R.I.P you will never Forgotten Old Boy ❤️
Our condolences for the loss of your Father and friend. May he Rest In Peace.
Heartfelt condolences to Ellen and family on the passing of Brian. Brian was such a friendly and fun person who we will miss seeing at the CFA station.
Thoughts so dear
Was my favourite uncle
I see so clear
With my legs on his shoulders
Balancing to find
The next perfect train
For Barry and Brian.
¬ Colin Barry Gossip
P.S. Look after Dad.
Dear Ellen and family
Our deepest sympathy to you all, our thoughts and love are with you at this sad time
Kathy, Peter, Debbie and Barry and families
Our thoughts are with you all on this shit day. Brian will be missed by all, I will miss the nights around the campfire putting down a few stubbles with this great bloke. Always remembered mate
My cousin Brian – only met twice but he has left me with some wonderful memories, RIP Brian and love to all the family.
Love Elaine, Ade and boys xx
Our thoughts are with you all on this shit day. Brian will be missed by many. I will miss the nights around the camp fire either at Linton or Hawqua putting down a few stubbles with this great bloke. Always remembered mate.
Dearest Jac, Bindy, Ellen and the rest of the Gossip clan.
In reading Gwen’s lovely post, I reiterate the ‘Dad’ definition too!!! Oh my, Brian was just the loveliest larrikan you can imagine and always, always, just so proud of his brood and all of their endeavors. His banter and sense of humor will be missed. Simon and I send our heartfelt condolences to you all during this time and we are very much wishing we could be with you all today to share in this celebration of his wonderful life.
Our deepest condolences are with you all during this very emotional time. May love and beautiful memories help you all through this time and the years to come. Thinking of you all today xx
Graeme & Simone Findlay
I met Brian on the train into the city one Saturday afternoon last year. He was pretty happy to be meeting his grandchildren to go to the footy.
My thoughts are with Ellen and the family today.
Brian what can I say Mate.you were the go to person for me Ben and your Godson James in the early days. they both remember your advise and support.
My wing man on our trips. I was lucky to have had wonderful caravanning holidays will Ellen and Brian in the last few years. Around the water at Lara, without the water on our last trip.
Ellen Russell Jackie Bindy and Matthew, know that he was appreciated, loved and will be sadly missed
We are blessed to have known Brian. A beautiful man who meant so much, to so many. Our sincere condolences to Ellen, Russell, Jacqui, Bindy, Matthew, their respective partners and the gaggle of beautiful grandchildren, who brought Brian so much joy. So incredibly generous of you all to share him with us. We will think of Brian often, and will never forget him. With all our love Ally & Nate
Brian was a typical Aussie bloke who worked hard in his life to achieve what every man desires in life – a good career, a good woman, a good family and good friends… with these in mind comes the titles in life that Brian earned… a loved brother, Husband, Dad, Uncle, brother-in-law, work mate and to some a friend… and now a time for an extended nap!
We are blessed to have known this wonderful man. A man who took on the definition of “Dad” in every way. His dry wit, his wry smile. We are all blessed to have him in our lives. We are grateful that he was able to come to Vermont and enjoy life, grace us with his love of family, love of life and love of Ellen.
Ellen, and all of his children and loved ones. Our hearts are broken. Philip and I wish we could be there to hug you and celebrate his life.
In loving memory of Brian Gossip from the friends of his daughter Jackie Gossip in America at team for kids and friends of Turtle! RIP and our deepest condolences.
From your friends, In the USA
Beautiful service SIS & Family
What can I say
Brother in law , great buddy & mate
It is with a heavy heart I write these words
You are not hear to shake hands with or even a man hug but my thoughts and memories are going to be with me for ever . We have had awesome experiences travelling 4 wheeling & camping plenty of laughs
gunna miss our chats immensely
For the last time Shit Lips RIP X
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