William Patrick LOMAS

William Patrick  LOMAS
Also known as: Bill
Date of birth: 07 September, 1930
Date of passing: 13 August, 2021


William Patrick ‘Bill’

7/9/1930 – 13/8/2021


Devoted husband of Mary (68 years).

Beloved son of William and Pat Lomas (Dec).

Much loved big brother of Patricia Gray and Kevin (Dec).

Dearly loved father of Stephen, Kathleen, Paul, Michael, Carmel, Bernard, Barbara and Mark.


Dear Bill, I cherish our blessed life together. I will love you forever.

– Mary


Bill – Dad, Grandad Bill, Great Grandad. You gifted us with a lifetime of generous love, guidance and a sense of family belonging we will treasure forever.

Stephen & Evelyn, Kieran, Brendan, Fiona & Scott Plumbe, Joel and Jade.


Having given us a legacy of love, our Dad and amazing, inspirational Grandad and Great Grandad, will be remembered and cherished forever in our hearts.

Kathy & Peter Craven, Narelle, Jarrod & Caitlin, Elysia & Brennan, Ruby, Milla and Sophie.


You were always so proud of our achievements, always ready with a song or a poem, a smile or a laugh. We will miss your hugs but hold you forever in our hearts.

Father of Paul & Alison. Grandfather of Damon & Dominique, Justine & Konstantinos Kalogiannis and Steph. Great grandfather of Charlotte, Zachary and Ava.


Michael & Marisol, Javier, Lucas and Violet.

We’ll miss your bright smile and squeezy hugs. Also fondly remembered by Michael and Daniel Gomez and their families.


Loved father of Carmel, father-in-law of Bernard Smith, grandfather of Nathan, Madeline & Adam Tyrus, and Anthea, great grandfather of Spencer and Sadie.

We will miss your words of wisdom, stories, songs and poems. We treasure the memories of holidays and trips to the beach.


Father, Grandfather, Great Grandfather. Bill instilled the importance of family in all of us. He was caring and compassionate to everyone. It brought him joy to see us succeed.

Much love from Bernard, Darcy & Amelia, Connor, Zoe and Andy.


We thank you for the enthusiasm you had for our passions, and we will always cherish the love of reading you fostered within us.

Love always Barbara & Noel Clarke, Teagan, Kiara and Ronan.


Thanks for being such a great Dad and Grandad. We’ll miss our Wednesday tradition.

Love from Mark & Linda, Harry, Amy, Emma and Grace.


Funeral Notice

Funeral Details


William Patrick ‘Bill’

Mass of Thanksgiving to celebrate the life of the late Mr. William Patrick ‘Bill’ LOMAS will be held at the Sacred Heart Cathedral, Wattle Street Bendigo, on FRIDAY (August 20th, 2021) commencing at 10.30am.  The Funeral cortege will leave at the conclusion of Mass for the Bendigo Lawn Cemetery.

Due to Covid restrictions attendance is by invitation only.

To view the service via Live Streaming go to https://bendigofunerals.com.au/streaming/

To sign the Condolence  Book go to the bottom of this page.


Simon Mulqueen(Prop.)

Tel 5444 0400

Service Booklet

Elisabeth and Bill van emmerik shared

Dear Mary, and family, many special memories over so many years of your Bill.
with love

Sign the Book for William Patrick LOMAS

  1. Elisabeth and Bill van emmerik
  1. Alison Dullard
  2. Anne Hubbard
  3. Brian Watson
  4. Sheryle Watson
  5. Margaret Gobbie
  6. Narelle Craven
  7. Jenni Greblo
  8. Felicity Johnson
  9. Mary Corbett
  10. Maureen &Ken O’Brien
  11. Brenda Verbeek
  12. Mary Browne
  13. Ann Clancey
  14. Jim , Jenny McKenna
  15. Jarrod Craven & Caitlin Pendlebury
  16. Kevin and Barb McFadden
  17. Maree Evans
  18. Annette Goldsmith
  19. Kay Rosemary HOOPER
  20. Liesbeth van Emmerik
  21. Bill & Lynne Jeffrey
  22. Geraldine Martin
  23. Maree and Mark Swallow
  24. Donald Lomas
  25. Justine, Con, Zachary and Ava Kalogiannis
  26. Damon, Dominique and Charlotte Lomas
  27. Paul and Alison Lomas
  28. Polly and Jim Rolfe
  29. Christine Costello
  30. Brian Lougoon
  31. Rosalie, Shannon, Marcia , Rebecca and families
  32. Steph Lomas
  33. Helen Wunhym (Pearce)
  34. Melissa Fitzpatrick
  35. Chrryl Chant
  37. Ann Hilton
  38. Colin & Cathie Wells
  39. Catherine Barianos
  40. Lynne and Steve Craven
  41. Barry Hooper & Claire Harris
  42. Kathryn Gundry
  43. Rosemund Smith
  44. Janmaree Richardson
  45. Melissa Turnbull (White)
  46. Andrew Atchison
  47. Virginia Evans (White)
  48. Jo Toebelman
  49. Kevin Toebelman
  50. Julie Holden
  51. Helen Wansink
  52. Jennifer Earnshaw (Fitzpatrick)
  53. Paul & Amanda Green
  54. Anne Maree Dickins
  55. Liz & David Morssinkhof
  56. Kerrie Talbot
  57. Andrew Heathfield
  58. Fiona Plumbe
  59. Anthea Smith
  60. Carmel & Bernard Smith
  61. Teagan Clarke and Bowen Slater
  62. Jo O’Connell (Clohesy)
  63. Carmel Gill
  64. Brendan Lomas
  65. Tru Dowling
  66. John Dowling
  67. Phil and Jane Bretherton
  68. Bernadette and Ken Lesar
  69. Madeline, Adam, Spencer and Sadie Tyrus
  70. William and Elizabeth McMahon
  71. Margaret and Peter Harrison
  72. Denis and Bernadette Hoopet
  73. Vin and Lorraine Stilo