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57 comments on “Christopher Hourn”

  1. Dear Kane and Lily,
    Your Dad spoke of you both with such pride. He told stories from your birth to your current achievements. He was such a great story teller! He spoke of your family life with joy. His family meant everything to him. I know he and your Mum will be watching over you.

  2. Such a beautiful personal service & a loving tribute to Chris from everyone who knew him. He will be so missed by so many. Sincere condolences to the Hourn family, extended family & friends.

  3. Aunty Joan,Uncle Gordon,Karen,Michael,Tania,Kane, Lily and the entire family,
    My heart is breaking for you all. As kids we played together, a trip to Melbourne was never complete without a visit with the Hourn family. Our Gran, your Aunty Val, loved all the Hourn kids like she loved her own grand children. Years past and I bumped into Chris and Tania at basketball when for a season or 2 my son and Kane played in the same team, we reconnected. I would quite often bump into Chris at the local meeting place, Mount Evelyn IGA, I’d yell out Christopher Hourn he would smile, laugh and say Ahhhhh Leanne, hug me and we would have a great chat. He usually had a lump of meat in his hand and he was off home to have a beer and cook. A bloody good bloke taken way to soon, RIP mate,I will miss you xx

  4. Dear Auntie Joan, Uncle Gordon, Karen, Mike,Tania, Kane and Lily and the entire family. My arms are round you all. What a beautiful tribute. Rest easy Chris…. I will always remember the day you hugged me and told me everything will be ok . So much love to you all. Jules xxxxx

  5. REST IN PEACE My cousin Chris, sending our love and support to family and friends love Carmie, Gav and Family xx

  6. Chris will always be remembered for his infectious smile and laugh and for always willing to have a chat. A kind soul taken too soon. Our hearts are with you. Love to All xx

  7. Thank you Kane, Lily, Joan, Gordon, Karen, Michael and Tania for allowing us and our family be part of the very moving tribute to Chris.
    May he be with his loved Tania, and all of his other loved ones gone before. Our dear mother and grandmother included.
    Our loving arms are around all of you.
    Roe, Chris and family

  8. RIP Chris, shame we never got around to have a drink together neighbour. Will miss your cheery wave across the road.
    From Carol, Todd & Jarrod ❤️

  9. Chris always laughed when he saw me, I think he was laughing at something I had done but it was always infectious and I loved having a beer with him.

    Going to miss you mate.

  10. Thank you Chris for sharing your life with us all ,laughter and the gentleman you were is something that will be with Jackie and I until the end of our days . RIP. cheers Big Dave.

  11. Aunty Joan, uncle Gordon, Karen, Michael,Tania,Kane and Lilly, My heart is breaking for you all.
    As kids we played, a trip to Melbourne always meant a trip to visit the Hourn family. Life progressed next thing us kids were all grown ups, Chris and I reconnected through ours son’s love of basketball. I will truly miss bumping into Chris at Mount Evelyn IGA, miss yelling out “CHRISTOPHER HOURN” and getting back that smile and “ahhh Leanne” a hug and a great chat. Simply a bloody good bloke taken way too soon RIP mate xx

  12. Michael

    No doubt your brother was a much loved man, the tributes for him were heartwarming.
    His love of life, zest for the outdoors & travel were his greatest passion, how lucky were you to have such a great brother, travel companion and best mate. No doubt his journey will continue, from above awaiting the time when you meet again.

  13. Rest In Peace Chris xx
    Sending love and comfort to Aunty Joan, Uncle Gordon, Karen, Michael, Tania, Kane, Lily and families.

  14. I missed seeing you by about 2 minutes at IGA on the Thursday – I drove past you in the car park. Was disappointed, but thought to myself, “I’ll see him next time!”. But unfortunately we won’t have our random IGA run ins anymore. I even had Bailey with me too – You would have been just so excited to meet him.
    Such a warm, loving man. Going to be missed by so many.
    Rest In Peace, Chris.And all my love to Kane and Lil. Love you both, Fi xxx

  15. RIP Chris.
    A beautiful tribute, to a life cut way too short.
    My thoughts are with you all at this sad sad time.
    So sorry for your loss.

  16. Thinking of you Kazzy ,our thoughts are with you and your beautiful family, lots of love Pete and Suzie xx

  17. Our heartfelt condolences and love to you all for the loss of your incredible Dad, son, brother, uncle and friend. Thank you for letting us be apart of Chris’s celebration of life. What a beautiful, kind, loving and adventurous person your Chris was. We are thinking of you all. Xx

  18. What a beautiful celebration of Chris’ life! Thank you so much for allowing us to share in the service. I would have been there in person if possible. I didn’t know Chris well but met him several times at my brother-in-law Rob’s house and found him to be a lovely guy. I have heard lots about him from Rob and Michaela and all such great things. I understand a lot of what Chris’ family and friends are going through right now and you are in my thoughts and prayers. The photos were fabulous and it was lovely to hear all the beautiful and heartfelt tributes. To Kane and Lily, to Chris’ parents and Chris’ siblings, and to Chris friends….may you all find comfort in each other and with the most wonderful memories of your father, son, brother and friend. With my deepest sympathy. Allana

  19. What a wonderful send off for Chris, he would have been so proud, Sending all our love to Kane, Lily and all who loved him, he won’t be forgotten, now in the arms of Tania❤️
    Kellie,Simon, Dylan And Tazza xx

  20. Rest In Peace Neighbour, that’s how we met. Great times jumping over the fence until you had the great idea to install 2 ladders. Always in our hearts Garry and Deb. Taken from us way to soon.

  21. Beautiful service for a beautiful man
    Rest In Peace Chris , gone way too soon .
    Sending lots of love to Lily , Kane and all the family .
    Your Dad would be so very proud of you both
    Love always Di Pinkerton and family Xx

  22. A beautiful send off – not everyone is lucky enough to know a Chris in their lifetime. Condolences to Michael and family.

  23. The first time I met Chris I felt like I knew him for the longest time, he had the ability to make you feel relaxed and home just by standing next to him, a true gentleman and just a ripper bloke.

    You will be missed Chris, Rest In Peace and have a cold one waiting.

    Love Chris, Debbie, Caleb and Brodie

  24. A “Wonderful Ovation” of Chris’s life, easily the most humble man I have ever met and a man that has left a great footprint in some, (or all), of my kids lives. Thank you “Hourny” for the Pleasure, RIP.

  25. To the Hourn family very sorry for your loss .
    Many memories of fun times at the Colliban Water Sports Club
    Kim and Steve Houghton and our family xxxxx

  26. Dear Karen
    What a beautiful service and send off for Chris.
    There are no words to say how deeply sorry we are for your loss.
    We are sending you and your family all our love, deepest sympathies and heartfelt wishes at this terribly sad time.
    much love always
    Sue and Michael Gordon

  27. Lovely service for your Dad, reunited with Tania.
    Thinking of you all and sending our love and wishes.

  28. To Kane & Lily we are so sorry for the loss of Chris love from Phil, Merrin, Montanna, Phoebe & Faith Thorneycroft x

  29. Our thoughts are with the Hourn family.
    RIP Chris, your infectious laugh will be remembered.

  30. RIP Chris. Beautiful memories.
    We love you Kane and Lily
    Alway here for you both
    Love Steve, Sandra, Chelsea, Brooke and Jacob

  31. RIP Chris. Such a kind and caring bloke, and a fantastic father. I will never forget the support you showed my daughter over the years. Heidi Katsaras and family.

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