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33 comments on “Colm Sands”

  1. Goodbye Colm. I have great memories of the rsl days and golf. You were a top bloke
    Cheers. Stuart

  2. From Mother to of grace
    I miss you Colm Thank you for everything Lots of good memories we had thank you for being loving father to Kira and loving husband to grace

  3. I will always remember you Colm you teach me a lot inspirable stories i thank you for trusting me Thank you for being Brother to us.

    Goodbye My Brave Brother.

  4. Sincere Condolences to the entire family specially to Gracie and Kira. Be strong my friend, sending prayers your way that u may find comfort, strength to go through this difficult and painful time..Rest in Peace Colm.

  5. Hi Don I watched the service it brought a tear to my eye. You stay strong good bye for now. Rest in peace Colm

  6. Thanks for including us with the video our very deep condolences he was a good friend and man Chris and lavinia

  7. Rest in peace uncle Colm

    Thinking of all my Australian family

    Lots of Love Shane Deborah and Kate

  8. Our deepest condolences to Grace, Kira and families. Excellent send off for such a well deserved mate ! Special thanks to Lex and Kerry !! Sending our love to you all. Wayne & Vicky Jardine. xxxx

    PS. As you would say, “What’s fair? FKN Bollocks” !!!!
    Miss you mate !!

  9. Dear Grace and Kira and your families, what a lovely service to honour a wonderful man.

    May God hold you in the palm of his hand and help you in your grief.

    We were blessed to know Colm only a short time but so happy we were graced with his humour and friendship.

    We are here as your friends and send you our love and hands to hold Grace and Kira.

    Bella promises to take special care of Kira every day at school.

    Love Matt, Katie & Bella xxx

  10. Dear Grace, I can only imagine how devastated you and Kira musty be. Draw strength that Colm is now resting and at peace. He was the most beautiful man to us all. You and Kira have the most amazing memories that you will value and treasure forever. To see the love and devotion you had for each other was truly inspiring.
    Please try and feel comforted that you will always be surrounded by Colm’s friends and never be afraid to call on any of us for any reason.
    Take care always.
    Brad & Sharyn x

  11. We were blessed to know you and becoming one of your family friends Colm. You are gone from our sight, but never from our hearts. Sending our love and thoughts to you my friend Gracie and Kira and to the rest of your family.

  12. May you rest in peace uncle colm thinking of you gracie and kiara and all my australian family x May we all find peace knowing that he is with dad and Nana xx

  13. Dear Grace and Kira,

    May God bless you with emotional healing as you move on and journey through life after Colm’s passing. Know in your heart and mind that he is now in God’s loving kingdom.

    Our deepest and sincere condolences to you and the whole Sands family.

    Neil & Agnes Watkins

  14. Rest in peace Colm. You were a True gentleman. Condolences to Grace, Kiera and all the family. Love Brad and Ven

  15. It was a real privilege to meet and get to know Colm
    He was a true gentleman With a heart of gold and great sense of humour
    He will be sadly missed

  16. Rest In Peace Uncle Colm, well done to all those who spoke today you were amazing. Sending love to all our family over the world watching this. And sending much love and strength too Grace & Keira. xx

  17. Dear Grace and Kira, we are so very sorry for your loss. Colm was a wonderful man and we will always remember him with fondness. Eleni sends her love to Kira.

    Iliana and Matt O’Donnell and family

  18. Rest in peace Colm, Condolences to Grace,Kira,families and friends, what a true gentleman, you will be sadly missed, forever in our hearts ♥️Jim and Diane

  19. It was a beautiful service Grace. Colm will be remembered. May his soul Rest in Peace.

    Be strong too for you and Kira. God bless!

    Rhyann & Malou

  20. To everyone in the Sands family

    A beautiful send off for Colm. May he Rest in Peace.

    Sincerest sympathy

    Margaret Lynch

  21. My deepest condolences to family and friends, such a sad time! – Love Sharyn, (Brad Richards partner)

  22. Rest in peace Colm,you are going to be sadly missed,what a true gentleman, a great husband and father,you will be forever in our hearts, Jim and Diane ♥️

  23. Rest in Peace Colm. I still remember the first time I met you back at Johns & Waygoods about 44 years ago. I cant remember ever seeing you and not having a laugh. You will missed. Cheers mate Peter Cocciardi

  24. Goodbye my friend we had a lot of good times with you at parties and of course the races. Condolences to both Grace and Kiera and rest easy my friend.

  25. I first worked with Colm at Newsteel in 1979 and later at Baysdie drafting for many years. He was always a joy to work with or work for. He always tried to add a bit of fun into every day.
    Many fond memories.
    Sorry for your loss

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