CURTIS, Gwenyth Lillian (née Smith)

Surrounded by her loving family, Gwen passed away peacefully in Merbein on 2nd October 2021, aged 80 years. Loved wife of Fred (dec).  Loving mother and mother-in-law of Fred and Helen, Jenny and Greg Hawke, Andrew and Sue, Vivienne (dec.), Matthew and Simone.  Grandma of 12 grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Gwen was a cherished daughter, sister, sister-in-law, aunty, niece, cousin and friend to many.

Funeral Notice

Due to the current imposed COVID-19 restrictions, a private family service will be held. Family and friends are welcome to watch Gwen’s service from 10:30am on Friday 8th October 2021.

Watch Gwen's Funeral Service here
  1. Sincere condolences to Gwens mother, Jenny & family. We are saddened to hear of Gwens passing. Gwen & I were born, days apart at Wentworth Hospital. I also nursed Gwen, in Mildura Hospital when she had her motorcycle accident many years ago.

    Pat Mc Gillivray October 5, 2021
  2. Dear sweet Auntie Gwen so sorry you have left us but knowing you are with Uncle Fred and Viveanne gives me peace you were the most generous and loving Auntie to me with so many beautiful memories your God daughter Rosie Amos xxxxxxx

    Rosie Amos October 6, 2021
  3. To dear Fred, Jenny, Andrew, Matthew & families our deepest sympathy with the passing of your Mother, grandmother & great-grandmother. We have so many happy memories of a dear aunt who I have known for 60 years. She was always so kind & caring & always saw the best in people. Gwen was always interested in our family & attended our 3 daughters’ weddings. She will be sadly us all. Love from Margaret & Geoff, Bronwyn, Christine , Sarah & families.

    Margaret Newton October 6, 2021
  4. Dear Fred,Jenny, Andrew, Matthew and families. It is with a saddend heart that I extend my sincere sympathy to you all. Aunty Gwen always had time for everybody no matter how much pain she was in herself. Now united with Uncle Fred and Viveanne. May you rest peacefully. All our love Janice and family xx

    Janice Corney October 6, 2021
  5. So many wonderful memories visiting Aunty Gwen, Uncle Fred and family at the farm. The pianola, Aunty Gwen’s preserves and her hobbytex collection – instrumental in sparking my love of craft and craftiness. To Fred, Jenny, Andrew and Matthew, lots of love to you and your loved ones. I look forward to when we can celebrate your mum in person over a sausage roll and some jelly slice xxx

    Cath Taylor October 6, 2021
  6. Sincere condolences to Fred, Jenny, Andrew and Matthew and familys. You will be sadly missed Gwen. I know you wanted to be with Fred so badly and missed him so much so you will be with him again smiling and happy.
    Love Bev and Ralph and familys

    Beverley jenner October 7, 2021
  7. Dear Fred, Jenny, Andrew, Matthew and families, Curtis and Smith families. I am thinking of you today as we say goodbye to Gwen comforted to know she is at peace. I will always have happy memories of kind, gentle, caring auntie Gwen and all the happy family times we enjoyed. Lois Krake.

    Lois Krake October 7, 2021
  8. Our sincere sympathy to the families of Gwenyth Curtis, a long-time, highly respected friend of Bill & Margaret and Ken & Jenny Bennett and their families.

    KEN BENNETT October 7, 2021
  9. My sincere condolences to all of Aunty Gwen’s family

    Nigel Incoll October 7, 2021
  10. Sending our sincere sympathy to all the family, We have wonderful memories of our lives together in The Millewa .
    Many hours with Gwen and Fred at The Millewa Pioneer Park at Meringur, river trips and walks in the bush. Gwen will be sadly missed. with love from Margaret and Keith Kelly

    Margaret and Keith Kelly October 7, 2021
  11. The McBain family wish to convey our deepest sorrow at the passing of Gwenyth Curtis .

    Michael Mcbain October 7, 2021
  12. Dear Fred, Jenny, Andrew, and Matthew and families,
    I am very sad to hear you lost your dear mother this week and l am thinking of you at this sad time. We hope we can all get together some time to celebrate the wonderful person she was.
    Love to you all Judy and Mark DeBono

    JUDY DEBONO October 7, 2021
  13. Gwen passing marks the loss of a wonderful community member. Gwen was a most caring person and a wonderful neighbour.

    Colin and Althea Hunt October 8, 2021
  14. To our dearest Gwen

    A lovely lady that will be surely missed by all. Remembering all the good times together as we celebrate your life. She will be remembered with great affection and love. Rest in peace.

    Bob, Sue Hawke and family October 8, 2021
  15. Sincere condolences to the family of Gwen . Always had a lovely smile for everyone

    Liz Haynes October 8, 2021
  16. to Fred, Andrew, Matthew and Jenny and families. Sincere condolences on the passing of Gwen. Now united with Fred and Vivieanne. Always a lovely, kind and welcoming Auntie. xxxx

    Elizabeth Wells October 8, 2021
  17. Dear Fred, Jenny, Andrew, Matthew & families. Thinking of you all and sending my love.

    Martelle Page October 8, 2021
  18. What a loss of a grand lady and the end of an era which will be long cherished

    Andrew Gardiner October 8, 2021
  19. Dear Freddie, Jenny, Andrew and Matty,
    It was nice to join in the funeral service from afar, today, and to give thanks to God for your dear mum, Aunty Gwen. We have such fond memories of holidays on the farm for our big family, in the big wide world. Aunty Gwen was always so consistent in her love, generosity and affection towards us.
    Grace and peace to you and yours at this time.

    Dave Hall October 8, 2021
  20. Our sincere condolences to the family and community at this difficult time on Gwen’s recent passing.

    Quin Family October 8, 2021
  21. Sending Fred, Jenny, Andrew, Matt and their families our love and thoughts at this sad time. Gwen was our dear friend, always kind, thoughtful and generous. She was a true Christian lady and will be sadly missed.

    Eric and Dot Wilson and families October 8, 2021
  22. Sad to hear of the passing of Gwen. Sincere sympathy to all her family members

    Maxine Williams (Holland) October 9, 2021
  23. To dear Al and Sharon.
    Sincere condolences on the passing of your loved sister and sister in law. Our love and thoughts are with you at this sad time. Ann & Bruce Watkins.

    Ann Watkins October 16, 2021