Farewell to Betty Eade
Family members and friends came together at St Matthew's Anglican Church, Wingham Tuesday September 3 to say farewell and pay their final respects to Betty Jane Eade who passed away on August 25 aged 89 years.
Betty's service was conducted by Rev Brian Ford with the Eulogy and Family Sharing delivered by friend Bob Clarke.
Long time church friends Wendy Gluyas read the Bible reading whilst Leonna Sky read the Prayers of Thanksgiving.
Lyn Turner on behalf of Wingham RSL Women's Auxiliary read the poem A Life of Dedication.
Betty was predeceased by beloved husband Bert some years ago with sincere sympathy condolences extended to daughters Neryl, Marea and son Barry and their families and her sister June Yarnold. A private cremation followed the service.
Workshop at Wingham Museum
Tinonee Historical Society members Jenny Cherry, Pam Muxlow, Sue and Peter Langdown joined six members from Wingham Museum to attend the final workshop in the Stitches, Threads, Yarns More series conducted by Debbie Sommers of Port Macquarie and Kylie Winkworth from the Australian Museum.
The workshop was held at Manning Valley Historical Society in Wingham last Wednesday September 4.
Participants had been working on various items with significance statements and much had been learnt on how to describe, write up the history and make comparisons - a wonderful experience and thanks to Debbie and Kylie for all their help.
At the conclusion of the day, local Ruth Woodward visited and showed some beautiful family treasured heirlooms of two wedding gowns, black cape and a special hand embroidered commemorative Sydney Harbour Bridge apron dated March 19, 1939.
Both these activities are continuing to welcome people, the games morning each Tuesday morning at St Luke's Church Hall with morning tea included and is free to all to attend from 10am whilst the walking group meets on Thursday morning for those more active members of the community to enjoy.
Red Cross morning tea
Six members of Tinonee District Red Cross met for morning tea at Taree's Red Dove Café on Thursday morning to welcome back member Gillian Kirton who had been in hospital for some weeks before convalescing in Sydney with daughter Claire family, and member Dawn Case who had also been having some health problems.
Both these ladies had birthdays during their time unwell and were presented with a floral bouquet on behalf of those present with best wishes for the year ahead.
Ray Cluss turns 80
Tinonee Memorial School of Arts Hall was the venue for a special 80th birthday celebration lunch for Ray Cluss of Tinonee which had been organised by wife Judy (who celebrates her birthday on September 12) and daughter Natalie. A group of 30 close family and friends gathered to wish Ray all the best for his day on September 10.
Natalie and Judy had decorated the Hall in colours of black and gold which was spectacular and Ray cut his special birthday cake make by friend Jenny to the strains of Happy Birthday. Lots of photos were taken of this milestone event for Ray.
Happy 46th wedding anniversary
Congratulations to friends Janette Colin Hayden of Tinonee who celebrated their 46th wedding anniversary on Sunday September 8. From all your family and friends in the local area congratulations, may you enjoy many more happy years together.
Terry Clarke's funeral
Sincere condolences are extended to friends Barbara and Thomas Clarke of Wingham on the passing of their son Terrence 'Terry,' to his partner Roxanne and extended family members and his many friends.
Terry's funeral service was held at St John's Anglican Church Taree conducted by Rev Brian Ford on Friday September 6 with burial following at Redbank Cemetery.