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140 comments on “Katie O’Dwyer”

  1. A beautiful tribute to a life filled with loving friendships and a zest for life. Much love to everyone who loved her dearly. RIP Katie xxx

  2. Throughout more than 20 years of our working relationship you were always incredibly supportive, professional and loyal.
    It was an absolute pleasure knowing you Katie.

  3. To Auntie Frances and Uncle Bill
    Having just watched Katie’s funeral service and seeing you together, stand alone with Katie’s girlfriends and work colleagues made us feel so sad for you both. The tributes from everyone who spoke about Katie were just beautiful. Sending our love thoughts and prayers to you all on this very sad day.
    Maureen and Fiona Gregan

    1. You changed my life forever KO- you were the best boss, friend, big sister and colleague. I am so grateful to have sat next to you for the last 6 years. You have left a huge hole in the office and our hearts that no one will ever be able to fill. I will miss you everyday ❤️ Rest In Peace Katie XOX

  4. A beautiful and fitting tribute to Katie. Sincere condolences to Katie’s parents Bill and Fran and to her beloved friends, Kate M, Fran, Sal and Kate H and extended family.

  5. To our dearest Katie,

    We will forever speak your name, your kindness and generosity. We will strive to be the best that we can be in your honour. You showed us and the world how to love unconditionally. Thank-you for the love you showed us and our little ones. You will be missed always.

    RIP beautiful friend.

    Our lives will never be the same.

    We love you always and forever,
    Kish, Renee, Faith and Xavier Patel

  6. Dear Katie,
    I loved catching up with you every Christmas party. You always welcomed me and genuinely wanted to know what I had been up to and of course made sure I got an arancini ball. Thank you for the amazing Hawaiian memories.
    Deepest condolences to Katie’s friends and family. Love Narz xoxo

  7. My deepest condolences to Bill, Fran and all of Katie’s friends.
    A beautiful service with such strength and so many wonderful memories to honor Katie.

  8. What a privilege and honour to be there with you today, and for the last 30+ years. No one will ever replace our precious Katie. I dont think I will ever believe you are gone. Love you forever xxx

  9. What a beautiful goodbye for a beautiful lady. i have wonderful memories of you Katie and the loving and loyal friendship group of Kate, Kate and Katie, Sally and Fran … it wont sound quite the same .Rest peacefully gorgeous girl. My. heart just breaks for your parents and these four girls who are lost without you. Watch over them , they love you so very much

  10. What a beautiful goodbye for a beautiful lady. i have wonderful memories of you Katie and the loving and loyal friendship group of Kate, Kate and Katie, Sally and Fran … it wont sound quite the same .Rest peacefully gorgeous girl. My. heart just breaks for your parents and these four girls who are lost without you. Watch over them , they love you so very much

  11. My deepest sympathies to the O’Dwyer Family. To Katie’s special group of friends my thoughts and prayers are with you all. Another angel has gone to heaven, Katie RIP. Love Marlene Sorace.

  12. I met Katie only a handful of times, but it was clear that she was someone very special.A beautiful soul gone too soon. Most heartfelt condolences to all who loved her. MHDSRIP

  13. Katie,
    The world is a better place for you being in it. To have you as a friend has made me a better person. Your smile and laugh will forever be in our hearts. You’ll never be forgotten and will be with us forever.

    Kate, Jas (Bronte), Klayton and Torah

  14. Farewell beautiful Katie. I feel blessed to have known you. Big hugs to all those missing you dearly, so much love from so many wonderful people. Aimes xxx

  15. Katie, you will be sadly missed. The time we became friends during our License Course at the REIV, you have been open minded, open hearted, always open to hear about my recent overseas adventures.
    Will miss having you at Yum Cha.
    You always had a smile and genuinely cared for people.

  16. Dear Fran & Bill,
    Thank you for your gift to us, of Katie. I am so sorry for your very sad loss.
    She was a great addition to all our Family gatherings at Adam & Kate’s house.
    Katie was a person that was always interested in how we were and with her lovely smile, it showed.
    She will be in my prayers along with my dear husband Ian.
    God Bless you and Katie.

  17. Katie,
    You have this amazing world of friends and family who are so proud of you.
    We will all miss you.
    Love you forever xx

  18. Heartfelt sympathy to Katie’s family and friends
    Gone too soon and too young
    It was a pleasure dealing with you in our real estate path
    A happy and professional lady always
    Regina

  19. Katie, this world is a better place having had you in it.
    Today was a beautiful tribute for an amazing young lady.
    You will now be forever young, just the way you would have wanted it.
    Sending love and strength to Bill and Fran.
    To Kate, Adam, Kate, Fran, Sally and all their extended families, Katie was blessed to have you all in her precious life, as you were to have her. Love to all of you.
    Katie, you will be forever missed but never forgotten.
    Jen and Vince Xxx

  20. Rest In Peace our beautiful Katie. We will never forget your very special presence as part of our family. Your love and care for all of us is something we will hold dear for ever.
    Our sincere condolences to Fran and Bill.
    Your loss is so great but you can be very proud of the amazing woman Katie was.
    God Bless. Carole and Alan.

  21. Katie, you were the smile and laughter in any room, and I’m sure your soul will forever shine bright.

    My deepest condolences to Bill & Fran, and her extended family.
    Katie is sadly missed but will forever live on in all our hearts xx

  22. Rest in Peace Katie. You will be forever loved and missed by all who knew you. Condolences to all your family and friends.

  23. Fran and Bill you have raised a beautiful daughter who has become a great friend to so many. We were so sad to hear of the sudden death of Katie. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this very difficult time.

  24. A beautiful service for a lady who had so much to give. RIP KO may your angel wings fly you over the northern lights for the best views.

  25. Katie……it’s pretty simple, you are irreplaceable and will never be forgotten. Your smile, your laugh and your quick wit….your love and compassion for others. You never made things about you, but your absence will always be felt. You are an amazing friend and I love you dearly.
    I already miss you and you will always remain in my heart. Love ya KOD’s xxx ❤️❤️

  26. Deepest sympathies to Katie’s family and friends.
    Love from Heather and David Murray (Kristy’s parents).
    A deeply moving service. A credit to all.

  27. Dear Katie,
    Beautiful Lady
    Your legacy will live on forever in the hearts and minds of all that have been so fortunate to know and call you a friend.
    Our hearts are breaking but our memories are making us smile because that is how you would have wanted it.
    Rest in Peace
    Darren & Janet xox

  28. Dearest Katie,
    the most caring, endearing & loving person I have ever had the privilege of knowing.
    If ever there was an angel walking amongst us on God’s green earth…THEN YOU WERE IT!!
    I still can’t believe the good Lord called you home to be with him.
    RIP sweet gentle Lady.
    Matty Marinakis & family. XX

  29. Katie, you will be truly missed. I feel so grateful to have been lucky enough to know you & work with you. A wonderful lady who will always be remembered for her genuine kind & caring heart. May you rest in peace. xx

  30. Farewell Katie. You have been taken too early, but made an impact on everyones lives that you touched! I will miss hearing an update on where you are planning to travel next, or having a chin wag over a drink at the Christmas parties. Such a beautifil soul. Thoughts are with your family and much loved friendship group at this time. xoxo

  31. Katie it was a blessing to know you. Thank you for all your support, kindness and friendship. You always treated me as one of the team, not just a handyman. RIP lovely lady, you are missed by us both.
    Our deepest sympathies to Fran and Bill – just cannot imagine your pain.
    Maryanne & Bill

  32. Life just won’t be the same without you Katie, my beautiful friend. Thank you for our many, many years of friendship, for loving my boys and for always being there. I am so blessed to have had you in my life and to call you my friend. I will treasure our memories & love you always. Tammie, Jamesy, Sam & Ben xxxx

  33. Dear Auntie Frances & Uncle Bill,
    A beautiful service for Katie and such wonderful tributes from her friends. Thinking of you both on this very sad day. with Love Jen

  34. My heartfelt condolences go out to Katie’s parents, family and Kate, Kate, Sally & Fran. A beautiful tribute to such a gorgeous person gone too soon. RIP Katie X

  35. It is rare that in such a short time, such a full life is lived, may wonderful perfect memories keep you forever alive. Katie, you will be sadly missed, but celebrated forever!
    Thank you for your beautiful warm smile and welcome, always making everyone feel they belonged. Much love to your family and friends you chose as family, may they have great strength at this time remembering so many wonderful times. xx Vale Katie O’Dwyer

  36. Miss Katie, I’m still in shock from loosing one of my first friendships made in Australia. You will be so sadly missed my darling. XXXXXX

  37. Katie you were such an amazing and professional person to deal with during all our plumbing issues over many years. Nothing was ever too much trouble. We will all miss you. RIP
    Kevin and Rosie Hames

  38. Dear KO, a wonderful tribute from your dearest friends and family. Rest in Peace and know you were loved and admired by so many. My sincere sympathy to your mum and dad.
    With love Di and David

  39. Dearest Aunty Fran and Uncle Bill,

    What a wonderful daughter you brought into this world to share in our lives.
    Thank you both, for allowing me to share in your memories and farewell to a beautiful woman, never to be forgotten and loved by so many.

    BIG HUGS to you both

    I am honoured to have known Katie

    Angela

  40. Dear Katie, thank you for allowing to be come part of the Nelson Alexander team, it has been joy to work with you over the past 4 years. I will miss you so much.
    ❤️ Fiona, Andrew and Jaymes

  41. Katie, I am so glad I got to know you and of course the beautiful Bella, you are such a lovely person and a wonderful neighbour. I miss you both.

  42. Ul b forever missed our gorgeous katie, thankyou for all the love u brought to our family, forever in our memories always in our hearts. love you always
    Liss Molly Nicko and Jakey xxxxxxx

  43. What a beautiful tribute to an amazing girl. Such a sad, early departure Katie, thank you for the endless giggles in high school. And Kate, Kate, Fran and Sal, you 4 were amazing today too. Such a tough job in tough circumstances. Thinking of you all, along with Katie’s parents.

  44. Katie was such a vibrant young woman.
    Much love to her family & to Kate, Adam & her second family – the Barr family.

  45. To a beautiful soul Katie. You always came with a smile & infected those around you with it.
    Losing you today is going to cause a lot of pain for alot the people having the privilege of knowing you. The world will miss you’re presence as you’re a friend that makes it a better place.
    R..I.P Katie

    Love Dave Panetta xo

  46. I will miss your gorgeous smile greeting me as you walked up the stairs, Katie…may there be a special place for you on that heavenly dance floor! Sending healing wishes to Katie’s family and friends ❤️

  47. Katie you were such a positive role model and mentor to so many of us. You took everyone under your wing and were always there for us. Will miss you dearly. RIP Katie xx Lorraine

  48. Our hearts are broken. We’ll miss you and love you.
    RIP
    Alan, Brigette, Jessica, Luke, Patrick and Emily Mihaljevic xoxo

  49. A beautiful service that celebrated and paid tribute to Katie. A wonderful woman who will be missed by many.
    Mary and Brian Anderson

  50. Katie you will be so missed by everyone. Your infectious laugh and smile will be with me always; I will never forget you. RIP beautiful lady xx

  51. Beautiful service for your beloved daughter Fran & Bill. My prayers will continue for both of you. Clare Snaidero (formerly Quinn) Mum of Cameron Quinn who shared a house with Katie, Kate Laver & Kate Barr – Rest In Peace Katie

  52. Katie, it was such a pleasure to have met you. I will miss our chats at the Martin’s Christmas parties, you always had so much time for everyone. Love and strength to Katie’s family and beloved friends. A beautiful tribute to a beautiful person. Rest gently Katie. Megs & Jase xx

  53. Such a beautiful person inside and out. The world is a lesser place now without you here, but I am a better person having knowing you.

    Rest in Peace beautiful Katie xxx

  54. Katie, you were always a breath of fresh air! You had time for anyone, listened intently to conversations. You were caring, thoughtful and a great friend. We wish your mum and dad peace and strength. To the extended Martin and Barr family we send love and thoughts to you all. Kate and Adam, Kate, Sal and Fran you are always in our thoughts. Much love, Connie and Trav Lambe.

  55. Such a beautiful smile Katie always had whenever you would see her. Such fond memories. She will never be forgotten. RIP Katie ❤️❤️ Big hugs to all her family and close friends at this very difficult time

  56. Katie your smile could light up a room. Your laughter, joy and love will be dearly missed by all, in particular Charlotte, Ruby and Oli. Rest In peace Katie.

  57. Such awful news, what a beautiful service. Thank you Katie for all your taught me, thank you for being a wonderful friend especially in the time leading up to me moving to Western Australia, that talk you had with me will never be forgotten

  58. Katie you were a remarkable person with a genuine interest in everyone’s well-being. You will be deeply missed here at Nelson Alexander Kew.

  59. Katie you were a remarkable person with a genuine interest in everyone’s well-being. You will be deeply missed here at Nelson Alexander Kew.

  60. Cousin Katie, my youngest and favourite cousin, congratulations on a life so well-lived,
    Your kindness and gentleness were evident to all.Love and prayers for Uncle Bill and Auntie Fran. She will be so missed.
    Goodbye from Christine Neil and Sam Clow at Romsey

  61. What a beautiful service to remember a beautiful woman. Thank you for letting us be a part of it. My heart is going out to Fran and Bill and to all you girls feeling the huge hole that has been left for all of you. Sending love.

  62. Katie you will be dearly missed and the greatest aunty to ever be added to the family! We will miss you dearly at every family event and just beautiful nature and smile. So much love for you fly high Aunty Katie we will meet again xxx

  63. Dear Katie we will miss you. You always brought life, light and humour to every situation. You’re ability to consider and care for others was incredible. You made such a beautiful impression on so many lives. Rest in peace Katie, forever young.

    Trav, Jess, Jack, Eve, Holly & Emma

  64. Dear Frances and Bill, My love and prayers to you both at this incredibly sad time, a loss that is hard to imagine. She was always beautiful, kind and funny person who I was lucky to be at school with. My condolences to you and the family.

    Dear Kate, Fran, Sally and Kate, I cannot imagine the devastation and sadness you are feeling, you loved and lived and honoured your beautiful friend today and I am thinking of you all, sending you my thoughts and prays.

    Rest In Peace Katie, you are one beautiful soul.

  65. A beautiful tribute to Katie, a remarkable friendship you all shared that will live on forever, sending lots of love.

  66. My deepest condolences to Bill & Fran. Katie was truly a beautiful soul whom will continue to shine on. Sympathy to all.

  67. Katie, I will remember your, calmness, smile and incredible belly laugh. You gave love so freely and were loved greatly in return. Thank you for being you, it is an honour to have known you. You will be so incredibly missed. Fly high, Katie.

  68. I will miss your beautiful smile and laugh Katie. Such a beautiful soul taken way too soon. You will me missed by so many people xx

  69. You will be missed by so many. I will never forget how we met and the fun we had. I am so lucky to have known you. Love Ingrid

  70. Forever young Katie. You will be sadly missed. Deepest condolences to your parents Fran and Bill and your dear friends who loved you so much.

  71. We will miss you Katie. What a beautiful person you were. Sending all our love to family and friends.

  72. Goodbye Katie, you were such a warm and beautiful person. You were loved by so many and will be missed. Love to all you family and friends. Fi xx

  73. Dear Fran, Bill and all of Katie’s special friends…. I’m devastated to hear that this fine woman has been taken so soon. What a terrible loss for you all. Sending you all sincere love and thanks for sharing your memories of Katie for all of us to hear and feel. I remember her as a dear childhood friend.
    Fran Lilburne

  74. A wonderful tribute to such a beautiful person gone too soon.

    Deepest condolences to Fran, Bill and all of Katie’s family and friends.

  75. Dear Katie, Sending you and your family and your treasure trove of dear friends, all my love. I’ve been so saddened to hear of your passing, a life taken too early, for sure. My memories of you include trying to add more vinegar to the ‘No Name’ salt and vinegar chips we devoured at your house on sleepovers.. we only made them soggy! You were a huge part of my childhood and you were a great friend of mine. I’ve so enjoyed watching your life on replay, the girls have put together an amazing photo tribute of all the fun times, and you looked so happy! I’m not at all surprised to hear that you totally rocked the real estate business, you were always SO organised! Rest up Katie xx Much love to Fran and Bill and all the special friends that were privileged to know you and love you so well x Fran Lilburne

  76. Katie was a sheer delight. A supportive work colleague and friend. Taken too soon but will remain in my memories and heart. You will never be forgotten and I hope to see you again some day.

  77. My darling Katie, it has been an absolute pleasure to have you as my dear friend for the last 15 or more years. We did our full licence in RE together and then 9 months attending every Sat at Holmesglen to achieve our qualification in TAE. I will so miss our Yum Cha’s – they will never be the same without you. You were such a huge support when i lost my two children and i will never forget that and thank you for making my 60th birthday so special at Rosebank. I love you Katie and you will always be with me. Your personalised note cards you have given me I will treasure for life. RIP darling girl
    Love Gail Morris

  78. We met Katie over 25 years ago as a professional managing our property and had chats over the years. Condolences to her family and work colleagues her bright star will be missed.
    Nancy and Louise Amalfi
    property owners
    (56 Malmsbury St Kew)

  79. A most beautiful farewell for “beautiful Katie”. I am holding Fran and Bill in my thoughts, prayers and love. Tina Toomey.

  80. Katie, we will miss you so much. A great person with beautiful mind and personality.
    You will be remembered forever.

  81. Katie always put others first, always smiling and and an amazing support to me both professionally and personally. Thank you Katie, you will be missed. Rest in peace beautiful lady xo

  82. Katie – you will be deeply missed by all your friends and family and I thank you so much for your friendship, laughter and jokes! Kate, Paul and Daisy Wellard

  83. Thinking of you all . I have great memory’s of cousin Katie .. big hugs Fran bill and Lisa .. love to all Annette jeans (dummett)

  84. Debbie, myself and little Carter will miss you Katie, A beautiful person, friend, colleague. Vale Katie O’Dwyer

  85. Farewell Katie. We will miss your smiles, your gentle nature and just knowing you were there to make the world complete. Not another moment will go by that you will not be remembered by the family and friends you touched throughout your life. xo

  86. Dear Auntie Francis and Uncle Bill,

    We are so so sorry to hear about the sudden passing of Katie. I have lots of very happy memories of the wonderful times our families spent together in Blairgowrie.

    Love to you both. xxx

  87. To Whom It May Concern

    Please accept my sincere condolences on the sudden passing of Katie.

    She looked after my rental property and continued to be a contact to discuss anything l needed to moving onto now.

    I knew Katie all the time she worked at Mclaren Real Estate /Nelson Alexander.

    Terrific person, an example to follow from!

    Cheers

    Vivien Amalfi
    99 Pakington Street, Kew Vic 3101

  88. Katie, we will miss you dearly and are saddened by your loss, taken too soon but we will always remember you.

  89. Dear Frances, Bill, and all of Katie’s dear friends,

    Katie was a wonderful person, a great friend to so many, always smiling and full of light. The world will miss her shining light forever. My thoughts are with you all. Katie taught me so much.

  90. Always smiling is how I will remember Katie.
    A beautiful soul ❤️
    Such devastation to be taken so soon.
    Much love to your family and friends Katie.
    Alison and Jarrod Frazer xoxo

  91. Katie, my dear friend and work colleague. I will miss you every day. I miss our twice daily chats. I promise I will honour your work ethic and look after your work team family.
    Much love to Bill and Fran, and Katie’s friends and family.
    RIP Katie
    Megan and James Wilson xx

  92. Dear Fran & Bill
    Our deepest sympathies are with you in memory of Katie at this most difficult time.

  93. Katie you were such a lovely person, who I was fortunate to meet though mutual friends. I’m shocked & awfully sad that such a bright light has left us so young. In the last few years I have loved following your photo’s of you & your adored dog Bella. RIP beautiful…. Love Caz xx

  94. Dearest Katie. Such a beautiful young woman. You are sadly missed. Condolences to Aunty Fran, Uncle Bill, Lisa ,and all of your family and friends. RIP XXX

  95. Dear Frances & Bill,
    Thinking of you in your time of loss & wishing you God’s comfort to get you through.
    Jean & Ron Smith

  96. Such a shock to hear the news, It was such a honour to be part of her life. Katie was such a wonderful person, that is reflected in how many people cared about her. So proud of her achievements in the real estate world. Love to her all her wonderful friends and family, l know she leaves such a hole in your lives.

  97. Vale Katie. A smart, capable, fun, kind and caring lady. It was a privilege to know you. Will miss our get togethers. I ditto Rex.

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