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  1. Dear Fr Kevin, we wish to express our sincere sympathy to you and your family at the passing of your sister Geraldine. It was a beautiful funeral Mass you celebrated for Geraldine and we know you will miss her very much. Loretta and Neil Lonergan, St Johns Mitcham Parish.

  2. Fr Kevin,
    Ms Geraldine Dillon RIP.
    To Geraldine’s family, I extend the condolences from Mardi McDonald (nee Lockie) and families on the news of your sister’s death.
    Geraldine was a beautiful lady who gave her best in everything she undertook throughout her life. Her many talents gave much joy and assistance to all her family and friends over the years, both at home and on her travels.
    May her dear soul rest in peace and many blessings to all her family.
    From Mardi McDonald and families, Geelong.

  3. Fr Kevin,
    Ms Geraldine Dillon RIP.
    To Geraldine’s family, I extend the condolences from Mardi McDonald (nee Lockie) and families on the news of your sister’s death.
    Geraldine was a beautiful lady who gave her best in everything she undertook throughout her life. Her many talents gave much joy and assistance to all her family and friends over the years, both at home and on her travels.
    May her dear soul rest in peace and many blessings to all her family.
    From Mardi McDonald and families, Geelong.

  4. My sincere condolences to Fr Kevin & all the family . A beautiful send off for a person much loved by so many. May Geraldine rest in peace now. Thanks for the opportunity to view the service . Philippa Warby (Inverloch)

  5. It was a wonderful privilege to get to know Geraldine and the vivacious, love filled person that she was through the beautiful mass. Sincere condolences to you Fr. Kevin and all the family.

  6. To Father Kevin and all your family. A beautiful tribute to your lovely sister Geraldine. Our prayers and thoughts are with you all at this difficult time.
    Gijs and Jennifer Deenik

  7. Heartfelt sympathy to Fr. Kevin, Fr. Brendan, John and families. It was such a privilege to have met Geraldine during my time at St. Mary’s, Geelong. I also remember well her cooking programme on Channel 9 of which I have lovely memories. Her delightful personality and humour was always a joy to share. Truly a beautiful person in every way.

  8. Sending sincere condolences to you Father Dillon and all your family on the loss of your most beloved sister Geraldine. She sounds like she was an extraordinary lady indeed, making a mighty contribution to the lives of so many people. Thank-you for sharing her Funeral Mass and allowing us all to be inspired by Geraldine’s example. May she ‘Rest in Peace’ eternally.

  9. Deepest sympathy to all the Dillon family for your very great loss.
    Geraldine was a very special lady and will be sadly missed.

  10. I am a listener of Father Kevin Dillon Holy Masses, is not Sunday for me if I don’t listen to his heart felt Homily, I print them out and distribute the copies. I have been most impressed of his homilies for his loving Sister Geraldine, I followed the Vigil Mass and the funeral, I got to appreciate all the good things Geraldine did in her life, and what a remarkable woman she was, she will continue praying for her loving family and friends. May she rests in peace. My deepest sympathy to father Kevin Dillon, and all his family, and his brother Brendan.
    I live in Oakleigh East, I wish one day to meet father K. Dillon in person, he is a wonderful blessed priest, God Bless him, very intelligent and has a very good sense of humor. His homilies are wonderful, I kiss the paper after reading them. Love him ! My deepest condolences to Father Kevin Dillon is very hard parting from such a special sister, I feel for him and family.
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    Sylvia Balsemin

  11. A remarkable woman from a remarkable family!
    May Geraldine rest in the peace of the Lord she served so well.
    I remember Mum watching her cooking programs when I was young and later I came to know and greatly respect Fr Kevin.
    Fr Kevin, may you, Fr Brendan, John and all your family find comfort as you have given comfort to so many over the years.
    Deepest sympathy.
    Mark

  12. 17 yrs ago, Geraldine gave our son Tom a recipe, on it she wrote a positive affirmation for his life. She made him feel the most special boy in the world.
    Tom is now 29 yrs old and one of his most treasured possessions is Geraldine’s recipe for life.

    The world is better for Geraldine.

    Our love & heartfelt sympathy to Fr Kevin, the Dillon & Sheedy families

  13. Dear Brendan, Kevin, John and Family sincere sympathies on the loss of your wonderfull sister Geraldine. We are all going to miss her wonderfull smile deeply. Thank you Faye for your beautiful words, they summed up a wonderfull life and a great friendship.God Bless You All.

    1. Fr Kevin Fr Brendon John + family
      My sincere condolences on the loss of your dearly beloved sister Geraldine .
      A beautiful mass.
      She is at peace with the Lord

  14. Dear Fr Brendan, Fr Kevin, John and Family, thank you for sharing the beautiful funeral service for Geraldine with us. We pray for God’s strength and guidance as you all grieve the loss of your wonderful sister.
    The words spoken was summed up so well. The perfect final tribute to a wonderful lady. May her soul Rest in Peace. Sincere condolences to you all.

  15. To Fr Kevin, Fr Brendan, John and family sincere condolences on the loss of your beloved Geraldine. I’m eternally grateful for all the prayers she has said for me over the years since I meet her. A wonderful lady and fitting tribute. Now at peace with our God. I will hold her in my prayers. Thinking of you.

  16. Fr. Kevin and Fr. Brendon. We are sorry we cannot at this sad time offer our condolences personally. Please accept our sincere sympathies on the loss of your sister Geraldine.
    A beautiful Mass and a most touching tribute to a true lady.
    Jeremy Rebecca and Maxine

  17. It was a beautiful Mass to-day for a Beautiful and Wonderful Lady with a very special smile who always made me and Bill feel special when meeting. My condolences to Frs. Brendan, Kevin and all the Dillon Family. May Geraldine now Rest in Peace and remembering you all in my Prayers.

  18. Thanks Fr Kevin for sharing your special tribute to Geraldine. Unfortunately I never had the honor of meeting Geraldine but she obviously had the gift of faith which formed a foundation for all of her other talents. My very best wishes to Fr Brendan, so sorry to hear his health is not good but Fr Kevin did his older siblings proud today!
    Des Dineen (a Dillon cousin and family historian)

  19. Dear Kevin,
    Our kindest thoughts are with you. It was a privilege to share in Geraldine’s funeral and learn about her wonderful life. Geraldine was a person for others and had such a passionate and full life.
    The special memories you have of Geraldine will be with you forever. Geraldine would have been very proud and honoured of all the special efforts and tributes made to celebrate her life.
    Our prayers are for you and your brothers, as you have lost a wonderful sister.
    God Bless.
    Val and Marg Battagello

  20. Dear fr. Kevin & fam.

    We were privileged to be virtually present at this wonderful Requiem Mass for your beloved ‘BIG’ sister Geraldine. May God welcome her home and grant all of you, who will be missing her terribly, tons of strength and courage to accept HIS Holy Will, and let His Eternal Light shine upon Geraldine.

  21. Dear Fr Brendan, Fr Kevin, John and Family, thank you for sharing the beautiful funeral service for Geraldine.
    The words spoken by family and friends summed up so well, what a wondeful lady she was. We were priveledged to have met her and had her as part of the St Leonard’s Parish family for so many years. She faced a formidable illness with great courage and dignity. May she Rest in Peace. Sincere condolences to you all.

  22. Dear Fr Kevin and family, thank you for sharing this very special tribute to your beautiful sister, Geraldine. It is a privilege to get to know her through your sharing. The big sister that she was, she made sure her younger brother is settled properly before she took her last breath. She is indeed an inspiration and a great example to us all.
    Our deepest condolences to you and family. Rest In Peace, Geraldine.
    God bless you.

  23. Annie Corrigan
    Such a beautiful moving tribute to Geraldine wonderful music and strong anointing prayers
    I felt very blessed and inspired to attend Geraldine’s funeral to celebrate her life and reflect on so much goodness kindness and a truly loving family may she rest in peace for ever I will continue to pray for all of you Geraldine was a remarkable woman Living her life as gods disciple My two aunts Margot and Janet Burke thought the world of her as did my mother Sylvia Burke
    Deepest sympathy from the Corrigan family and I will definitely be in touch

  24. Our deepest sympathy on the sad passing away of Geraldine. She was part of the St Leonard’s parish when we first came there. And her warm and generous smile is something we will always remember. Our thoughts and prayers are with Fr Brendan and all the Dillon family. Many thanks to Fr Kevin for giving us the opportunity to be part of this mass to celebrate her life

  25. Such beautiful stories and tributes by Fr Dillon and Faye Bond reminded us all of what a special person Geraldine was in the lives of so many. It was a privilege to take part in the Mass. Sympathy to Geraldine’s family and friends.

  26. We didn’t know Geraldine, but we gather that she left this world a much better place than it would have been without her. Our sincere condolences to Fr. Kevin, Fr. Brendan and the whole Dillon family. We will continue to hold you in our prayers. Your loss is heaven’s gain!

  27. We did not have the privilege of meeting your beloved sister Geraldine, but we can sense the depth of love she shared with her 3 brothers and the care she showed to all people she came into contact with.
    God bless her soul and help her loving family get through this sad time.

  28. A very special and gracious lady undoubtedly now resting peacefully in heaven. We were so blessed to have enjoyed her friendship and we will hold dear all the times we have shared, none more so than in recent months. A life well lived and coupled with a devotion to family, faith and friendship. Our love and prayers for Fr. Brendan, Fr Kevin and all the Dillon families as they grieve the loss of a sister and wonderful lady.

  29. To Fr Brendan, Fr Kevin, John and Family. From our family to yours we send our loving thoughts and prayers. Letting you know that we are thinking of you at this time.

  30. A very special and most beautiful celebration and prayerful mass .There was a great deal of love being lived to day .
    I was humbled to be able to take part and listen to her story and her relationship with the divine in the world ..
    How blessed was her life
    How blessed were all those she shared her gifts with .

  31. A beautiful funeral for a much loved sister and a strong, catholic, Melbourne personality.
    Deepest sympathy to Fr Brendan who has been her best friend and support, and to Fr Kevin for including us all in this celebration of Geraldine.

  32. Dear Father Kevin and the Dillon’s family,

    Please accept my deepest condolences for your family’s loss. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

  33. A beautiful Funeral Mass & tribute to a wonderful lady. Geraldine was part of a loving & loved family. Her smile was always welcoming. Feeling so sad not only for Father Brendon, Father Kevin & John and Family but with you as well. Sending virtual hugs to you all. A life well lived.

  34. Graham and Delia Burns
    Thank you for the opportunity to share in the mass for Geraldine. Our deepest sympathy to all the Dillon family.

  35. Dear Fr Kevin and family, please accept our condolences at the passing of your sister Geraldine. We watched the funeral mass and it was a wonderful tribute to your sister. As you said in your homily, she has demonstrated the beatitudes by the way she lived her life. We thank God for her life and work. May she rest in eternal peace with the Lord.

  36. Horace and Leona say:

    Geraldine you were a wonderful, loving and helpful lady. You always had a beautiful smile on your face that made us feel so welcomed and comfortable and want to talk to you and we will forever remember.
    May our Lord open His arms and welcome you in Eternal joy, rest and love in heaven.
    We are very blessed to have known you and of course Fr Brendan and Fr Kevin.
    May our prayers be always be with you and your lovely family.
    Thank you Fr Kevin and Fr Brendan for a lovely and moving funeral mass.

  37. Rest In Peace dear Geraldine who has now been welcomed into heaven.
    You are now reunited with your dear parents John & Sheila.
    Our prayers and thoughts are with your dear brothers John, Fr Brendan & Fr Kevin who dearly loved you and will miss you

    Rest Peacefully
    Joan, Tony & Family

  38. Big hug Father Brendan and deepest sympathy to FR Kevin and the family. Geraldine has a new address where she was Expected Known and Welcomed she is now Absolutely and Eternally happy in that Glorious place..With fondest love and sympathy. Pegi Webster.

  39. Condolences to Father Brendan and all the Dillon family. Geraldine was a great part of the St Leonards community and will be greatly missed, thinking of you all Tommy Devoy and family

  40. Dear Fr Kevin and family, It was a lovely funeral service/mass for Geraldine. Good to hear that she is a model on how to apply the Beatitudes in life. Indeed, a good and faithful servant. Will continue to pray for you and your family. And for Geraldine that eternal light shine upon her and that she may rest in peace with our Father in heaven.

  41. Big hug Father Brendan and deepest sympathy to FR Kevin and the family. Geraldine has a new address where she was Expected Known and Welcomed she is now Absolutely and Eternally happy in that Glorious place..With fondest love and sympathy. Pegi Webster.

  42. May all that was good and loving in Geraldine live on in all who knew and loved her.

    Rest in Eternal Peace Geraldine.

  43. Fr Kevin,
    Our heartfelt condolences. What a beautiful family you have, touching so many lives & all reflecting God’s love. Our continued prayers are with you and family.

  44. What a wonderful send off for a beautiful lady. What a life well lived. Our sincere condolences to Father Brendan, Father Kevin and all the extended Dillon family. May Geraldine now rest in peace in the fullness of God’s unconditional love. Laura and Fulvio Facci

  45. A beautiful lady, inspirational, caring, devoted,loving,selfless with a deep commitment to her faith, family and friends.God’s newest angel. Rest In Peace and love Geraldine. Our deepest sympathy to her family and in particular Father Brendan whom we have known since his arrival at St Leonard’s. Thinking and praying for you all. God Bless

  46. Geraldine, you were such a beautiful and wonderful lady who will be so sadly missed.
    Our prayers and thoughts are with Fr Brendan, Fr Kevin, John and family at such a very sad time.

    Rest In Peace, Geraldine.

  47. Dear Geraldine, rest in peace.
    You were very kind to us always.
    Your faith and forbearance inspired us.
    Our condolences to Fr. Brandon and other members of the family.

  48. Geraldine was always an inspiration to me, for her great faith & joyous & loving nature. Condolences to the Dillon family. God bless you all

    1. A special comforting hug to you, dear Fr Brendan & our deepest sympathies to you, Fr Kevin, John and family. Geraldine was such a special & wonderful lady & we are so grateful to have had the privilege of sharing that warm & genuine friendship. We will miss her immensely but we are certain she will be the new person in charge in heaven. And definitely our go to angel now on!!

  49. Brian,Jenny and the Markovic family,

    To Father Brendan and the Dillon Family,
    We are thinking of you all at this time,Geraldine was a Beautiful and Caring person. Our Prayers are with you.

  50. A privilege to be able to join in the beautiful Mass to celebrate such a wonderful woman. May God bless you and your family. Eternal rest grant unto you Geraldine. Your have left a beautiful footprint on our world and I know you will continue to influence and guide those still on the journey.
    Love Joan and Bernie Kiekebosch

  51. Dear Father Brendan and Father Kevin
    We (Clarrie Nina Bennetts family ) were very saddened to hear of the passing of your beautiful sister Geraldine. Many memories of watching her on Tv , when home sick from school!
    I will also like to say how very grateful we are for the care and kindness shown to us by Father Brendan at St Leonards over the years , during the loss of our loved ones including Dad ( Clarrie ) and my husband Russell Jones.
    It was lovely to have spoken to you a few months ago when we lost Aunty Maureen Ryan.
    Sending our love , thoughts and prayers in particular to Father Brendan during this time of his illness. God Bless ,
    MaryAnne ( Bennetts) David and Elisse Jones

  52. The Dillon family in general has a warm place in the hearts of the Murphy family and vivacious, kind Geraldine was no exception. Mum and Dad knew both Kevin and then Brendan as their parish priests and through them, Geraldine. These were all treasured connections for us.

    What a terrible loss this is for all who knew this lovely lady, but what a blessing it was to have known her.

    Julie, Gordon, Nicholas and Thomas Murphy

  53. Big Hug Father Brendan, You have always and will be in My prayers, Geraldine was a brave warrior and fought a brave fight, She now lives at a new address where she was known and expected and welcomed .She is now in Radiant perfection and Absolutely and eternally happy in a inexpressible Glorious place.
    My sympathy to Fr Kevin and the extended family, but most of all to you whom we both loved and respected, I know she will have met up with Brian by now and they are having a good laugh together but she has left a big gap, Much loe and as Spock would say May The Force Be With You and we both know the force of the faith we both share will for ever be with us. Pegi Webster

  54. I did not know Geraldine personally but remember her cooking shows. She was a great personality. May she rest in Peace. My deepest sympathy goes to all her family especially Father Kevin.

  55. Dear Father Dillon and all the Dillon family, our heartfelt condolences to you on the passing of Geraldine. May you find comfort in the beautiful memories shared May her soul RIP

  56. A lovely lady, I will always remember a smile on her face during her visit in Geelong St.Mary’s Parish . . She was always sending me regards through Fr.Kevin .Deepest sympathies Fr Brendan and Fr Kevin and John. Rest in Peace Geraldine
    Tony Szewczyk

  57. Our thoughts and prayers are with you Fr. Brendan, Fr. Kevin, John and family.
    Rest in peace Geraldine.

    Leonie and Tony Ryan

  58. Geraldine will be sadly missed by all and we have the happiest of memories of her. The Mass in her honour was beautifully presented by Father Kevin and we were so pleased to see Fr. Brendan able to attend. Thinking of you all. Bernie and Lynne

  59. Father Brendan. I was so sorry to learn that Geraldine has passed away. You introduced me to her at Caulfield races and I found her to be engaging and friendly. My sincere condolences to you and the Dillon family. My prayers and thoughts are with you at this sad time.

  60. Kevin, Brendan, John and Alison, I have been praying with you now in the very moving farewell Mass for Geraldine. I remember with deep gratitude her gracious and loving spirit which gave life and healing to so many.

  61. Leela, Jai and family send lots of prayers, thoughts and love to Fr Brendan, Fr Kevin, John and Alison and all the Dillon family. Geraldine, you were a very special lady whom we were so blessed to have known. A truly great example in your faith and generosity of spirit and prayer. Someone we hold very dear in our hearts and always will and a lady we will never forget. Thank you dear Geraldine for being a friend. I was priviledged to sit beside you for many years at Saturday evening Mass at St. Leonards and have many fond memories. I know you are smiling down on all of us and most of all looking after your brothers whom you loved so dearly. May your gentle soul rest in peace with The Lord.

    1. Rahul and Rachael send our deepest condolences to Fr Kevin, Fr Brendan, John and Alison. I remember Geraldine fondly as she would often sit near us at Saturday evening mass at St Leonards. She would always enquire about how I was going and always offered me her prayers and support as I looked for a job, a home and as I got ready for my marriage. May her soul rest in peace.

  62. Geraldine we have beautiful memories of our meetings with you after mass at St Leonard’s parish. We will always remember your beautiful warm smile ,always so gracious in all your ways. May your soul rest in peace . Our sincere condolences to Father Brendan, Father Kevin and the family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

  63. Our thoughts and prayers are with you Father Kevin, Father Brendan and John and family as you farewell your beautiful sister Geraldine. She is in God’s hands.
    Margaret-Anne and Malcolm Austin

  64. It was a privilege to be part of, albeit remotely, such a beautiful celebration of Geraldine’s life.
    She was greatly loved and will be sadly missed.

  65. Dear Fr Kevin, Thank you so much for the opportunity of joining in the beautiful funeral service for your sister Geraldine. Our prayers & thoughts with you & your family, asking God to comfort you all give you strength to go through this difficult times. Geraldine has led a very wonderful & rewarding life. May God take her in his loving care. May her soul Rest In Peace. May God bless you all. Geoff & Neela

  66. What a wonderful family .Yourparents were chosen by our Heavenly Father to proclaim the Faith to us all .May Geraldine continue to intercede for us here on earth

  67. A lovely service. Geraldine touched so many people and will be dearly missed. She was always so bright and happy even though she had been sick for so long. We will miss that wonderful smile. Our thoughts and prayers to Brendan and all the family.

  68. We feel so very blessed to have had you in our lives Geraldine. Your kindness and generosity have been a great treasure – Always looked forward to the Christmas card. Your faith (and your practice of the faith) and your joy were truly an inspiration and an example to try to follow.

  69. A wonderful tribute to a lovely lady. Thank you for sharing Geraldine with us. May she rest in Peace and God Bless you all.

    With best wishes always,

    Peg, Peter & James Family.

  70. Such a privilege to be a “virtual mourner” with you and the family today – witnessing that wonderful tribute to Geraldine.
    Our hearts and prayers go out to you especially this day Fr Kevin – you did your sister proud!
    “Well done good and faithful servant” RIP Geraldine – an iconic contributor to the tapestry of Australian life, in many ways. Fond regards Diane & Andrew Wright – Colac.

  71. Funeral mass, homily and Sundays homily were a beautiful tribute for your inspiring sister. What a legacy she leaves behind.

  72. My condolences, thoughts and prayers are with Frs. Kevin & Brendon and their brother John and his family. May she Rest in Eternal Peace.

  73. Dear Fr Kevin and family, It was a lovely funeral service/mass for Geraldine. Good to hear that she is a model on how to apply the Beatitudes in life. Indeed, a good and faithful servant. Will continue to pray for you and your family. And for Geraldine that eternal light shine upon her and that she may rest in peace with our Father in heaven.

  74. Our sincere condolences to the family on the passing of a lovely lady. What a beautiful Vigil and fitting farewell at the funeral. Many memories of her almost weekly visit to see Nino.
    Much love
    Nino and Karline Merlino

  75. Dear Fr Kevin, please accept our deepest condolences and our sincere prayers and thoughts are with you and your family at this time.

  76. My prayers are for 3 brothers who today said farewell to their big sister. Geraldine is now united with her loving parents in her forever home.

  77. Our deepest sympathy to Father Kevin and the Dillon family. May Geraldine rest in peace

    Hervé and Marie-Anne Duthil

  78. Our sympathy to all the members of the Dillon Family . Friends from a long time back.
    Thank you for the opportunity to being able to share the Thanksgiving Mass for Geraldine.

  79. Geraldine, fondly remembered… a beautiful lady with a beautiful soul. Our love and prayers for all of you, her family, especially Fr Brendan and Fr Kevin.

  80. Peacefully Geraldine Goes to her lord – a life well lived
    May she Rest In Peace
    Prayers for her family
    Fr Peter Bickley ( Sale)

  81. Dear Fr Dillon and Dillon Family,

    It was a beautiful service, I didn’t know Geraldine personally but remember her face on the television while my mum watched her cooking show in the sixties. A truly wonderful lady. My condolences to the whole Dillon Family. My prayers and thoughts are with you all.

  82. Geraldine was such a beautiful, brave, caring and compassionate lady whose great faith in God was inspirational. My deepest sympathy to Father Brendan and all the Dillon family.

  83. A vibrant and faith filled lady who shared her love of God and life with so many. She always put others first and hid her own illness with her concern for others. Our prayers and thoughts are with Fr Brendan,Fr Kevin and the extended Dillon family. Much love Celia and Peter Ellis

  84. Dear Father Kevin & Family,
    We are so sorry to hear of Geraldine’s passing.
    Geraldine was very kind, caring, generous but above all a great friend.
    We will never forget all the help and support she gave our family over the last 30 years.

    Rest in Peace Geraldine.

  85. Fr Kevin

    We are thinking of you today and wishing you moments of peace and comfort as you remember Geraldine who was so close to you.

  86. Fr Dillon and Family,

    We are deeply saddened for your loss. Our heartfelt sympathy and our prayers are with you today and always. Rest in Peace, Geraldine.

    God’s Blessings and Much love,

    Michael, Lisa, Jacques and Jasmine Xx

  87. We will remember your kindness, strength and the way you treated everyone in our family with the same warm disposition and open heart. We are so grateful to have met you and we will treasure the memories we had with you. Your endless optimism and smile will always live on in our memories and our hearts.

  88. Deepest sympathies and condolences to Fr Kevin, Fr Brendan and loved ones of Geraldine.

    May she be welcomed and received into God’s heavenly kingdom. May God give all the family members strength and courage during this difficult time

    From, Cecelia and all of Mother Prayer Group, St Leonard parish, Glen Waverley.

  89. Our thoughts and prayers are with you Fr Brendan Fr Kevin and John..Geraldine is a special lady ..so gracious and warm. …and it is our privilege to have met her. Her life and faith is an inspiration to us all .
    Rest in peace Geraldine

  90. We learnt so much of your love of life and how you cared for ‘the other’ in your midst through your dear little brothers our dear friend Brendan and Kevin.
    ‘Hear then what the Lord God asks of you
    to live justly,
    to love tenderly
    and to walk humbly with your God’.
    We are sure that you now are with your God, ’til the end of time.

  91. Deepest sympathy to Fr. Brendan, Fr. Kevin and the Dillon Family. I have very fond memories of Geraldine at our school movie nights. She was a very thoughtful and caring person who will be sorely missed.

  92. It was such a privilege to have met you Geraldine. Your support through my period of illness while you battled your own was indicative of your generosity. You were a fine lady, full of class and refinement always. You will be greatly missed.

  93. Farewell to such a delightful, always elegant and talented lady, ahead of her time, it was our pleasure knowing you.

    May you rest in peace, our thoughts love and prayers to Father Brendan, Father Kevin and all the Dillon family.

  94. A sad yet joyful occasion to celebrate a wonderful life The peace is found in the knowledge she suffers no more and is in the arms of our loving Lord Peace, strength and love to the Dillion family and in particular to my dear friend father Kevin

  95. Hello Fr Kevin
    Thank you for this opportunity of being part of your sister’s celebration of life.I wish I had the opportunity to meet your sister Geraldine who is being remembered and honoured as a beautiful and amazing lady. My thoughts and prayers are with you, your brother and all who knew Geraldine.Take care and look after yourself Fr Kevin and travel gently. God bless.

  96. a darling now in the hands of God suffer no more but joyfully resting in the presence of God. gods strength love and peace to you Fr Kevin and your family

  97. Remembering a lovely lady always so welcoming and friendly. I enjoyed sharing our famous movie nights at St Leonard’s with her and Fr Brendan. Keeping the Dillon family in our prayers.

  98. Di. Swanson says
    Geraldine was a beautiful, kind, caring, wonderful person, who had a very deep faith.
    I first met her nearly 50 years ago and deeply admired her. Now at peace.

  99. May your gentle soul rest in peace dear Geraldine. I am sure the angels would have drawn lots to see who would lead you into paradise. You were a monument to your faith.

  100. Annemarie and Brian Stokes send the Dillon Family our sincere condolences.

    May Geraldine rest in God’s loving care always.

  101. We did not personally know you, Geraldine but we can sense the love you have spread in your life.Our thoughts and prayers are with Fr Dillon and his family.

  102. Geraldine, We remember meeting you fondly at St. Leonard’s parish at a few occasions after Father Dillon said mass. You always had a smile on your face that gave us a meaning and encouragement to a life you best lived. Thank you.

  103. A very generous and warm person. A great passion of Fr. Brendan’s was movies and I fondly remember our staff movie nights at St Leonard’s, where we would get fish and chips and watch a movie of Fr. Brendan’s choice with Fr. Brendan and Geraldine.
    Condolences to Fr. Brendan and Fr. Kevin and the Dillon family.

  104. Our thoughts and prayers are with Fr Brendan, Fr Kevin and the family at this very sad time.

    Carmel and Edward Cassar and Family

  105. Brian and I send our heartfelt sympathy to you, John and Alison, Brendan and Kevin. I am sorry that Geraldine’s death has occurred at this time when we are not able to join you at a funeral mass to celebrate and remember everything that Geraldine contributed to our lives. I will be following the Mass on-line.
    Through La, or as you knew her, Al, Geraldine was part of my life from when I first met her with La when I was a litle girl. I was gratified when she and your mother Sheila, attended my mother’s funeral and later my father’s and came to see me married. We used see Geraldine at Mass when she was still living in Hawthorn and we were always grateful for her care of La on the several pilgrimages on which she accompanied her. Geraldine’s great faith and love of family an friends stood out in all our contacts wih her. She’ll be missed.

  106. Geraldine, we did not know you, however we have heard a lot about you from Fr. Kevin and many others at St. Simon’s. You were a remarkable lady and have left a lasting mark on the world and so many people. God Bless, Rest in Peace.

  107. A lovely lady, who always had a smile on her face. Always had time for a chat. Deepest sympathies Fr Brendan and Fr Kevin and the rest of the family. Rest in Peace Geraldine.

  108. Although we have never met we have gotten to know listening to your brother Fr Kevin Dillon.

    Our deepest condolences to the family.

    Rest In Peace Geraldine

  109. You certainly were the glue in that wonderful family Geraldine and what a great organiser you were.
    A beautiful lady and a life well lived.
    With all our love and blessings
    Rest in Peace Geraldine

    The Skelton Family

  110. Such a wonderful and beautiful soul. Geraldine, you will be dearly missed and remembered always. May you rest in peace. With love…

    To the Dillon Family, I am so sorry for your loss. God Bless You All.

  111. I first met the wonderfully vivacious and caring Geraldine through her brother Father Brendan. We had many enjoyable coffees together with Brendan and on each occasion I would come away thinking how lucky I was to be in the company of such a happy person that took great comfort in her faith and her friends. Geraldine will be sadly missed.

  112. Geraldine, what a beautiful lady you were. We were very blessed to have had you and your family in our lives. We will miss the catch ups we used to have with you and Brendan.

  113. Geraldine, a wonderful and amazing woman, who led a remarkable life. She touched so many lives with her faith and kindness.Sending healing prayers and comforting hugs to all members of the Dillon family

  114. A wonderful gracious lady, who will be sadly missed. You had such a lovely way of making people feel valued. Your kindness and courage will be forever remembered.
    Rest in Peace Geraldine.

  115. We met Geraldine Dillon after mass one day at St Leonard’s Parish (we were parishioners 2002-’06) and we remembered her kindness and welcoming manner just like her brother, Fr Brendan Dillon, the parish priest. Later we heard Fr Kevin is the younger brother! parish priest at St Mary’s Geelong, but now we are all here at Simon’s Parish, with Fr Kevin our beloved Good Shepherd. What an illustrious family!

    May the Lord welcome Geraldine Dillon to His heavenly banquet.
    Our humble prayers with you Fr Kevin, Fr Brendan and John.

  116. With cherished memories we remember you Geraldine. You gave us kindness, friendship shared your wisdom and gave us a beautiful example of living faith. We were honoured to have been blessed with knowing you.
    Our condolences and love to Fr. Brendan, Fr. Kevin and family,

    Rest in Peace beautiful lady

  117. Geraldine, we have been very blessed to know you through your brother Fr Brendan. Your are a very beautiful person, always full of life, and the most loving sister anyone could ask for.
    God bless you and rest in peace Geraldine.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with your brothers: John, Fr Brendan and Fr Kevin. May god comfort them during this difficult time.
    Rita and Alden

  118. I did not know you dear Geraldine,but I have got to know you through your brother the wonderful Fr Kevin. RIP wonderful lady god bless xo

  119. Geraldine thank-you for leading the wonderful pilgrimages to Lourdes & other Holy destinations. So many happy memories. We wii meet again. RIP Geraldine

  120. Geraldine I met you with your Mum at Fr Kevin’s wonderful Derby Day Fete in Geelong and a few times after. You were warm friendly inviting me to sit at the table have a cuppa. A wonderful woman, and I regret not going to Lourdes with you. An inspiration to me to get on with things. My Sincere Condolences to Fr Kevin Brendan John and families. Like so many Australian women your shows were a must watch and I have recipe’s here my Mother saved. I guess they are fifty years old. RIP Geraldine and thanks for touching my life. Clare Warn

    1. Dear Ďillon family, so sad for you in this time of loss.
      Hard to remember live without her.
      But great to know that she is better off in the next life and being rewarded for the wonderful life she had experienced and all the good she has done

  121. From the time our family met you, you were always Thoughtful and caring and always asking about us all when we did meet.
    A sad loss but now at peace.
    Condolences from Lina and Sam Grillo and family.

  122. Geraldine, you were always so lovely and friendly to me whenever you came to St Johns’ Parish in Mitcham to visit your brother Fr Kevin Dillon…I was Parish Secretary.
    Rest In Peace Geraldine, your labours are done, God bless you

    1. After hearing all about the fulfilling life you lead in this life, through your brother Fr Kevin, i wish I had met you.. would have loved to do one of those Trips to Lourdes with you. Rest in Peace Geraldine, safe in the Arms of Jesus.
      Our sincere condolences, thoughts and prayers to Fr Kevin and the family.

    2. A beautiful Mass and tribute to a very gracious and special lady. Heartfelt sympathy to Fr Kevin, Fr Brendan and the Dillon family. Geraldine will always be with you. xx

    3. From all accounts a truly wonderful lady in God,s loving care. Our condolences to you Fr Kevin , Fr Brendon & John & family@

  123. A wonderful person.

    You had this way of making those you encountered feel valued and valuable. A truly precious gift that you shared willingly with the world……….. a world that is better for you having contributed to it.

    Rest in Peace, Geraldine

  124. A beautiful faith filled friend who brought so many blessings into the lives of any soul she encountered Your courage, kindness, glamour and deep faith will continue to inspire me.

    1. My condolences to Father brendan and the Dillon family. A lovely lady and she,will be sadly missed. The welch family glen waverley.

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