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  1. That was a beautiful service. So many happy memories and a well-lived dash! Thinking of all of you and sending loads of love xxxx

  2. Dear Maggie, Sean and Vanessa,

    A life well lived,
    A life well loved,
    But far too short for a very special man.
    Unfortunately we never had the chance to meet.

    All our love,
    Gail and Dick

  3. Dear Maggie, Sean, Nessie and family,

    I feel so fortunate and honored to have had the opportunity to meet George.
    He was a warm, caring, fun loving and devoted husband and father.
    He will be sadly missed but always in our thoughts and hearts.

    Lots of love,

  4. Dear Maggie and Family,
    A life well lived,
    A life well loved,
    A very special husband and father.
    I am sorry we never had the chance to meet George.
    Our thoughts are with you all.
    Lots of love,
    Gail and Dick.

  5. Dear Maggie and family, so so sorry from mum and I, both mum and dad spoke so highly of George and we send love and best wishes.
    Dorothy and Mary Coyle

  6. Dear Margret and family . Recently I learned of Georges passing. George was a great guy and truly gentleman!! We shared many laughs and some funny moments at work with Nigel. Life has many twist and turns that we cannot explain and quantify? Please except all my condolences and Love to you and family . RIP George.

  7. A beautiful service from start to finish. The photo tribute captured everything so perfectly .

    Memories to treasure forever

    Sending you all our love .


    Donna , David, Emily and Grace

    Ps Emily sends and extra special squeeze to Mia xxxxx

  8. Dear Maggie,Nicola,Robert,Sean and family
    What a lovely Service and tributes to a true gentleman.
    We are honoured to be a very small part of George’s dash where we met in Jersey 42 years ago.
    George and Maggie helped us Londoners to settle in St Helier.
    Andy remembers him taking the mick trying to do a London Accent.
    Memories never die.
    Love and Condolences Andy and Linda Laver

  9. Such a beautiful send off for a fabulous man! Seeing all of the photo’s brought smiles and tears all at once, so many happy memories. Love and strength to you all xx

  10. A wonderful service for a wonderful man. So many lovely photos and words.

    You are all in our thoughts and we are sending all of our love to each and every one of you.

    Rest in peace Uncle George

    Lots of love,
    Andrea, Keith, Max and Alice xxxx

  11. Maggs and Family, What a beautiful send off, you did him proud, Its the bad times that make you good times even better, sending you all our love and hugs, xxxxxxxxx Bell and Kell and family. xxxxxxxxxxx

  12. A most beautiful tribute to you George …. Your gorgeous Maggie, Family and Friends are all very proud of the life you lived and your fun loving, gentle, welcoming nature …. Ever so sorry that time has run out for both you and the ‘Deer Farmer’. Our hearts are broken! Love Glenys, Kylie, Brooke and Family xxx

  13. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. It was a Lovely service ❤️ You have all done him proud; his ‘dash’ was incredible… what a life he has had! Displayed in the fantastic photographs and the lovely words & tributes. Goodnight God Bless Uncle George xx love Kellyann, Alistair & Connor xx

  14. A wonderful service for a wonderful man, rip George. Love to all the family, you are in our thoughts . Danny, Denise and family xxxx

  15. Beautiful Service for a Great Man

    Your whole family should be proud of the send off for George

    May God watch over you Maggie & keep you safe.

    From your Great Mate Peter Shorten & his Mum Mary Rose Shorten

  16. Goodbye Uncle George.

    Such a wonderful service for one of the kindest, gentlest and loveliest souls we had the pleasure of knowing.

    I will always remember fondly our family trips to Victoria to visit Clan Ormerod, in particular our obligatory day trips to the trout farm with the whole family.

    Our thoughts are with you Auntie Maggie, Bobbie, Nic, Rob, Sean and the extended family.

    Rest in peace Uncle George. You will forever be in our hearts.

    Love Will and Carly xxx

  17. A beautiful service with such lovely words, tributes and photos. George was a true gentleman always putting others before himself. He will be truly missed by everyone who knew him. We will always hold fond memories of our holiday together and how George, Maggie and Nicola made it so special for us. Love to Maggie and all the family at this sad time.
    Lilian, Tom and family cx

  18. Our thoughts are with you all . It was a beautiful service for a really special man loved and missed by all who knew him xxx

  19. Our thoughts are with you all during this heartbreaking time.

    It was a truly lovely service.

    Mickey, Lindsay, Kadie, Mickey, Lucy and James xxx

  20. Dearest Maggie, Nicola, Robert, Sean and families sending you all loving thoughts especially at this time ❤️ Rest In Peace Gentle George x Some of my fondest memories and laughs had with Maggie, George and family especially during PTS at Toorak. A beautiful tribute to a great man today ❤️

  21. A beautiful service and a great tribute to a wonderful man. I will always treasure our memories of Tasmania. Thinking of you Maggie and all the family ❤️

  22. Goodbye Uncle George. Such a wonderful service to remember one of the kindest and loveliest men I have had the pleasure of knowing. I will always remember fondly our family trips to Moe to visit the Ormerod clan, in particular our trout farm day trips!

    Rest in peace big Georgie boy.

    Love Carly and Will xxx

  23. A truly lovely and fitting service.
    So many amazing photos capturing all those special
    Memories and times spent together.
    A wonderful Husband, Dad, Son, Uncle and friend.
    So many memories since I was a little girl always made me laugh.

    When the need arises for the word ‘Shambolic’ to be used I will remember you will a smile

    Sleep well George

    Kate x

  24. Dear Margaret and family
    Such a beautiful service for a wonderful man. Gentle George, as I always think of him, was loved and admired by so many. Thank you for sharing your memories of George with us today. Love Mary and Greg xxxx

  25. Much love to you all Maggie. A gentle and loving man gone way too soon.
    No more “ma George and my George”.

  26. Dear Maggie, Bobby, Robert, Nicola, Sean, Chris & Families,

    A beautiful service. Rest In Peace George.

    We will always remember your lovely smile & the love you have for your family.
    The great parties at New Year and get togethers when our families from Scotland & England came to visit.
    Great memories.

    Sending you all much love.

    Harry & Isabella.

  27. Hi Maggie
    What a beautiful celebration of your George. Thank you for allowing us to share in this time with you.
    I have lots of wonderful memories of you and George, stemming back to those Latrobe / Mildura days and our many late nights at Kensington over a few reds.
    My love to you and all your family at this time Maggie, thinking of you xxx

  28. Farewell to one of the funniest people I’ve known. Great memories both at work and away from work. Condolences to Maggie, Rob, Nicola and Sean. RIP mate.
    Azza and Amanda

  29. What a beautiful service for a beautiful man.
    My heart goes out to Maggie & all the family – the love you all have for each other shone through today & it was an honour & privilege to witness.

  30. A beautiful service with fantastic pictures and memories shared. My love and best wishes are with you and your family Maggie.

  31. Dear Maggie
    Just know that we are thinking of you and will miss George’s happy smile and laugh. I remember happy times with both of you after work and up at Romsey with Alison Kairns and the Westies crew!
    Lots of love
    Gail and Colin

  32. A beautiful service, remembering our most loved and treasured friend George. There are so many wonderful memories and the majority of them involved much laughter. Our beautiful George,gone too soon. Billy is on his second ‘frothy’ in honour of his best mate.
    We’ll meet again Big George
    All our love Jan,Billy,Will, Carly,Greg and Veronica xxx

  33. Words are a poor expression of a life well spent, it was a true honour to have known you George and been an extension to the Ormerod family, may you Rest In Peace.

  34. A beautiful tribute to our most loved and treasured friend. We are blessed with so many wonderful memories of George and are privileged to have had him in our lives. We’ll meet again
    All our love Jan, Billy, Will, Carly, Greg and Veronica x

  35. A family bond like no other. The love and affection you all have for George and each other shines through so effortlessly. Today was a beautiful tribute to a gentle soul who is deeply loved.

  36. Beautiful service Maggie & family. George was a true gentleman and always had a smile for everyone. My thoughts were with Mr Ormerod today during the service.

  37. To Dear Maggie, family and Robert Ormerod. My deepest sympathy goes to you all. May the love of those around you help you through this hard time. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. My deepest condolences, Mary Portelli.

  38. George was a true gentleman and someone so special that can never be forgotten. Our deepest condolences to you dear Maggie and to all the family. Beautiful photos to hold dear of wonderful memories. Much love to you all.
    Ingrid & family x

  39. Thankyou for sharing George’s beautiful service. We also reflected on our special times with George, his kindness, his love for everyone but mostly the love he had for his family.His cooking(Great Parmas ) his support in what anyone was doing. Have a wonderful blether up there in heaven with your loved ones. We promise to watch over Maggie your dearest. Love, hugs and sincere condolences to all your loved ones. Love Heather and Russ Lavell xxxxxx❤️

  40. Such a beautiful service for a lovely man.
    I loved hearing the stories and watching the slide show of photos.
    Sending you all love and strength to get through this difficult time.
    All our love.
    From Kerry, Troy & the kids xxxx

  41. Dear Maggie, Robert, Nicola, Sean and family
    We are so sorry for your loss. George was a great man, and so much fun to be around. The Northerners (as a coterie and a North Melbourne family) was better for having George in it, and we will miss him always! We are thinking of you at such a difficult time, and wish you all our love and support! Lots of love Caroline, Shaun, Trinity & Sloane Risse and of course, Gail Carnegie.

  42. Dear Maggie & Family

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this very sad time.
    George was such a beautiful man who will forever be in our hearts. A true gentleman.

    Elaine, Ian & Family

  43. A great man , always had a laugh working with George and will always remember his great sayings and will continue to quote them. To Maggie and all the family the Sunday afternoon we got to spend with George reminiscing all our work stories and good times over a few beers will always be one of my greatest memories. My deepest Condolences

  44. A beautifully presented Service and a tribute befitting to George.
    Pete and I send our love and sincere condolences to you Maggie, and your Family.
    RIP George
    Rosie and Pete Benger

  45. Heartfelt sympathy Maggie, Bobby, Robert, Nicola and Sean on the loss of your beloved George.
    His kind and gentle manner, his sense of humour, his enjoyment of life and love of family will never be forgotten.
    Love from Karen and Garry xx

  46. What a beautiful tribute and reflection of a remarkable, loving family and a true gentleman George. Thank you for inviting us to share this with each of you. Love to you all. Nathan, Evonne, Alana and Mia Bright xxx

    Those we love are always with us; they walk beside us every day xxx

    From a smile from a loved one to a cuddle from those we love, to listening to the cheers whilst watching a game of footy and the celebrations of a crackin horse win, to looking at precious photo’s and sharing stories, laughs and memories with each other, to feeling the warmth of the sun and the breeze on your skin; all reminding of his presence and love with you always. Forever in your hearts xxx

  47. Dear Maggie & Family…our hearts are breaking for you all at the loss of your beautiful George. Fond memories of parties at Newborough, Maggies 50th. in Melbourne, staying with you at Kensington with a bunch of rowdy nurses & your attendance at my 50th. in Traragon. Rest Peacefully George knowing we will always watch over your precious Maggie & Family.
    Trina & Howard Gardiner & Family.

  48. A truely great man. Great husband, father, pop, and friend. Our life has been made better for knowing George and I’m proud to call him a friend. He inspired many by just being George. The world has lost one of the good ones but he will never be forgotten.

    To Maggie and the family his legacy is you and he will stay with you forever. He was proud of you all.

    Love always Andrew & Lisa

  49. Dear George, it’s been a privilege to have shared so many happy times together with you and Maggie.
    Our best wishes and thoughts to Maggie and your family at this time.

  50. In loving memory of My son George, I miss you dearly you have always made me very proud to be your dad .To Maggie and all my family my heart is with you love you all .❤

  51. What a wonderful service for a wonderful man pleasure to have known you my thoughts and prayers are with you all God bless you and rest easy my friend ♥️

  52. A beautiful goodbye, lots of wonderful memories. George was a wonderful man and will be in our hearts forever. Love and condolences to you Maggie and all the family .

  53. Love and condolences to the whole Omerod clan, we are thinking of you. George was such a great person to be around, loved his family and many happy memories of funny times over the years (no doubt the 2002 Grand Final at the Geebung Hotel is my fondest and makes me laugh to this day thinking about George and that table full of beers at quarter time).

    RIP George – ‘Simply the best’ ‘We are the People’

    Love Nick & Kristy

  54. It was a privilege in being a friend of Gentleman George and his family , many a time was spent talking about “The Kangas” , over seas adventures, the gallops, and Freemasonry.
    George you will be sadly missed.

    Our Condolences to all the family.

  55. George you were one of the best. So many beautiful memories. ‘Yes dearest!’ his famous line to Mags.
    RIP our dear friend. We will miss you so much. We will be sure to look after ‘dearest’ for you George. Xxxx

  56. Lovely service with so many tributes and wonderful photos. So pleased to see George in his kilt, I remember giving you the name of a kilt maker before your trip to Scotland. Also a great memory of our day by the canal side. We hope you can remember all those great times you had with family and friends during these dark days. We will always have fond memories of the times we shared and the laughs.

  57. Hi Maggie just watched the service for George! Lovely tributes and some great photos! Thanks for letting me share.
    George was a great guy and I have great memories of us all together in Jersey! He will be sadly missed.
    You take care of yourself Maggie and lots of love to the family, God bless you all.

  58. Beautiful farewell for a worthy man. I’ll remember him rock in’ with Rod at Hanging Rock, His Maggie May will have her wonderful family and friends to the pain. Love and hugs to you all.
    Bezi, Roger & Fiona

  59. Great service, Maggie, I felt for you, I had tears and joy, through out the service, he will be missed, and thanks for putting it worldwide so we are all there to pay respects to a great human being, take care.

  60. Dear Nicola and family,

    I never got to meet your Dad. But the love you have for him, the kind words spoken with a smile on your face, painted a picture of a very fine man I would have liked to meet. Sending much love and strength.

    xxx Katja

  61. What a truly beautiful service to farewell such an amazing man. The love that he had for his whole family was truly captured and felt. Thank you for letting us be a part of your tribute. His kind nature will always be remembered. Love to all the family and hope you find strength in all your fond and many memories xxx

  62. It was a privilege to know George – a true gentlemen. Alastair is so glad he got to see George recently and share some laughs. He will be deeply missed. Deepest sympathy to Maggie and family.

  63. Vale George.
    You clearly made the most of your “dash” and we’re grateful to have joined you for a part of it. With love to Maggie and all your wonderful family. Xxxx

  64. To my friend and Brother George. You will truly be missed for all the special time that we have shared. Our heart felt sympathy to Maggie and family.

  65. R.I.P. George my wonderful caring Brother in-law and a true gentleman you will be greatly missed. Love to Maggie and all the family heartfelt sympathy
    Maureen, Phil & family xx

  66. Was an honour to have have known you George.
    A true gentleman who will be sadly missed.
    Rest In Peace.

    Adam Woledge & Family

  67. Such a beautiful service for a very loved man. Loved hearing the stories & watching the fantastic slide show of photos!
    Sending you all love & strength to get through this difficult time.
    All our love, Kerry, Troy & the kids xxxx

  68. A fine Freemason and a thorough gentleman in the truest sense of the word. We shall miss him very much. My condolences to Maggie and the family.

  69. Beautiful service . I only knew you a very time but a good time four years ago on the riverboat . Bless you and your family.

  70. To the Ormerod family,
    Our sincere condolences. Freemasons Victoria has lost a great man and friend. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time.

    From Emmanuel Marabeliotakis and Gabrielle Marabeliotakis

    1. Only knew
      George for a shortime enough to see what a kind and Beautiful man he was. His love for his family & friends was exceptional . Sorry didnt get the time to know him more Beautiful
      services condolences to Maggie and the family ❤

  71. Only met George recently when I joined Williamstown Lodge, he made a great impression on me with his friendliness and of course his great Scottish accent and humour. Will be sadly missed

  72. A great send off for a great man, so many happy memories in those photo’s. Remember the happy days !! With all our love to the whole family, we are all thinking about you xxxx

    1. Maggie & Family what a beautiful service! Will be raising a glass to George tomorrow in the Temple god bless you & you’re family

  73. Beautiful send off for a wonderful man, thank you for allowing us to share it with you from Scotland .. I’ve been blessed to know the Omerods all my life, a special clan. Thoughts and live with you all and to Bobby and Christopher xx

  74. Lovely tribute to such a wonderful lovely genuine man. I will leave you with Madness……
    Sending so much love to you all at this difficult time. xxxxx

    1. Goodbye Uncle George, will always be loved by everyone that knew you.

      Sending all our love from padiham ❤️❤️

  75. Goodbye our beautiful George, our memories are locked in our hearts, till we meet again Auntie Kath and Bob, goodnight God bless

  76. A beautiful tribute to an amazing man and we will always be so proud that we got to call him Uncle.

    We send you all of our love, we will hold all our special memories close to our heart.

    Until we can meet at the wine shop in the sky….


    All our love,

    Lynette, Wayne, Pippa, Bobby & Liam xxx

  77. Dear Maggie, Robert, Nicolla, Sean and family

    We are so sorry for your loss. George was a great man, and so much fun to be around. The Northerners (as a coterie and a North Melbourne family) was better for having George in it, and we will miss him always! We are thinking of you at such a difficult time, and wish you all our love and support! Lots of love Caroline, Shaun, Trinity & Sloane Risse and of course, Gail Carnegie.

  78. A beautiful ceremony for a beautiful man. Sending so much love and strength to you all during this difficult time. With love, Soraya, Remi and Jeremy.

  79. Rip beautiful man.
    Sending all our love and prayers to dear Maggie and all his precious family.
    Thank you for sharing dear Georges memorial with us all. X

  80. George was a beautiful person. I am so blessed that George was a part of my life. Sending love to Maggie and your extended family.

  81. Beautiful service for a beautiful man. Will never forget you George. Thinking of all the Ormerod family today. Love Margie C.

  82. A beautiful tribute to a beautiful man. Thinking of you Maggie, Nicola, Robert, Sean and families. Love always Narelle, Michael & Family x

  83. A true gentleman from Clydebank. It was a pleasure to know you George. Most heartfelt condolences to Maggie, Nicola, Rob, Sean and the Ormerod clan.

  84. Lovely memories of times spent at Chris and Ronnies. Our thoughts are with you Maggie and family .
    Lesley and James Wilson x

  85. Thinking of you all. Beautiful service. I spend most of the time crying. Lot’s of love to you Maggie and all your family.

  86. Dear Maggie, Robert, Nicolla, Sean and family
    We are so sorry for your loss. George was a great man, and so much fun to be around. The Northerners (as a coterie and a North Melbourne family) was better for having George in it, and we will miss him always! We are thinking of you at such a difficult time, and wish you all our love and support! Lots of love Caroline, Shaun, Trinity & Sloane Risse and of course, Gail Carnegie.

  87. George was a great man. First met him at Yallourn W Power Station in the mid-1980’s when we worked together. Wasn’t surprised when he joined Narracan Lodge at Moe because he Loved the values that Freemasons espouse.

    Fondly remember George and his Dad together at Lodge.

  88. Our darling George. You were the perfect Gentleman and your family were your everything. You lightened up every room with your smile. We will miss you so much Spunk. I know you will watch over your family and friends forever. We love you xx

  89. A beautiful service. The spirit of George will be looking down, frothy in hand, beaming smile and as proud as bloody punch. Goodbye my good friend, RIP.

  90. What a truly beautiful tribute to a wonderful man. Such amazing memories.
    Sending so much love to you all at this difficult time. Xxx

  91. What an awesome guy and friend. So many wonderful memories and laughter. All our love to the family.
    Di and Mick xo

  92. To Maggie and your family, our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Remembering George – a true gentleman. Gone too soon.
    Our deepest sympathy.
    Jean and Colin

  93. Sad loss to the world, Georgie boy.
    sending my love to Maggie, Rob, Nic and Sean and families.

    An amazing man lost but never forgotten.

    Love Pud

    1. To Margaret, Nicola, Robert Shaun and all the family. Thinking of you at this difficult time, such a sad loss. Thank you all for some lovely memories of our first Years in Australia and for George’s golfing tips. Love to you all.

  94. A truly remarkable man, he will live on in our hearts and minds forever. Love to our darling Maggie and family.
    Rhonda and Simon

  95. Condolences to the Ormerod Family, sad occasion for all, but great memories of a happy, energentic and wonderful man, very pleased to at least be present to say our goodbyes. Bob and Kerry Jones

  96. Dear Maggie and family
    We are so sorry for your loss. George was a great man. He was always fun to be around, and our Northerners functions (and family) were better for having him as a part of them! Please accept our condolences at this very difficult time… we are thinking of you!
    All our love
    Caroline, Shaun, Trinity & Sloane Risse (and Gail Carnegie)

  97. A Great Scot, a True Blue Aussie, a True Gentleman and an ABSOLUTE TOP BLOKE.
    Dear Maggie, Robert, Sean and family sincere condolences.
    George will be missed always.
    Andrew Tweedley & Family

  98. Rest peacefully George,our deepest sympathy dear Maggie on the loss of your precious husband,beloved dad and grandad.Many happy memories of our Moe days X

  99. A true gentleman who will be forever missed but always in our hearts.

    My thoughts go out to the Ormerod Family on this truly sad day. xx

  100. To The beautiful Ormerods,

    I have re-written this 10 times, words escape me.

    All I can say is that we love you all dearly.

    A kind, gracious and loving man taken way too soon.

    Forever in our hearts.

    Much Love to you all, hugs and strength xxxx
    Bobbie, Scott, Mimi xxxx

  101. In memory of our dear friend George a truley gentle man and it has been our ohnour to have called him our friend. rest in peace mate you are sadley missed. Our hearts go out to Maggie and family our deepest sympthy. David and Elly.

  102. A true gentleman that will be greatly missed. Sending love and condolences to the Ormerod family.


    Lenny Davitt & Family

  103. Miss him already- so many funny times with George!!

    Back a winner- have a crownie – cheer on the Kangas- – never forget you mate- love you Shaggs!!

  104. Our love and strength goes out to the Ormerod Family. Maggie, the love you and George showed each other was truly beautiful to witness. I hope the sun shines on you all today. Know that we are thinking of you all. love Kylie and Julz xxx

  105. To my Lovely God Friend Maggie,

    My Heart Breaks for you & your Family as you lay to rest “George”, he was a good decent person taken too soon.

    My Prayers & Love for you & your Family today.


  106. George was a lovely gentle man who everybody loved. He will be greatly missed. Sending love to you all.
    Carole, Christine and families thank you all for letting us share this special time.xxxx

  107. Such a lovely person and great friend to Bryn and me. He will be greatly missed. Love to Maggie and all the family. “happy thoughts” x

  108. So join in the chorus,George came, George saw and he won our hearts forever.We miss our mate a true shinboner thru and thru.Go the Kanga. Our heartfelt condolences to Maggie and family. All our love at this tough time. Linda and Pete

  109. Margaret. George was a special person in your life and memories you share will always be with you.from you’re friends Patty Eric.

  110. RIP, George, you were truly one of the best taken way to early, I remember the good old days in Jersey I will keep that in my memories rest in peace mate, Brian and family.

  111. A true Gent who loved and lived for his family
    Our hearts are with you my dear friend Margaret and your lovely family at this very sad time
    Near or far forever in our hearts.
    Susan, Lynda and Phil

  112. One of nature’s true Gentlemen who is missed and will always hold a special place in the hearts of those he knew and loved .
    Dear Maggie and family we send our condolences to you all . With Deepest Regret
    David & Margaret Smith & Family

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