Death & Funeral Notices

This page will display the latest Death and Funeral Notices of RFPA Members and others when the RFPA Secretary receives them.

If you would like to be notified by email of the death of former colleagues, send an email to the RFPA State Secretary who will add you to the Vale Distribution List….. secretary@retiredpolice.com.au

The latest to be notified are at the top.

Harold Edward ‘John’ SYMONS, 88 old, former Regd. No. 8331, a Veteran Member of the Gold Coast Branch of the RFPA. John passed away on 21/09/2021 and his funeral is to be held at 1.30pm on Monday 27th Instant at St. Peters Church, SOUTHPORT, QUEENSLAND.

Leo Francis GATELY, the brother of Brien, 84 old, former Regd. No. 10011, an Unattached Veteran Member of the RFPA residing in Wandal, Queensland. Leo passed away on 24/08/2021 and his funeral has been held in Rockhampton.

Kenneth George SCHUETRUMPF, 79 old, former Regd. No. 10349, an Unattached Member of the RFPA residing at Blackheath. Kenneth passed away on 12/03/2021 and his funeral has obviously been held.

John Richard Corkery passed away on Monday 30 August 2021, aged 85 years.

Russell Lindsay CAMERON, 89 old, former Regd. No. 7079, a Veteran Member of the Sydney Branch of the RFPA. Russell passed away on 29/08/2021 and his funeral is to be held at 12midday on 8th Instant at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens, Camden Valley Way. LEPPINGTON. The Service will be live streamed by Guardian Funerals . The link is outlined below;

https://www.oneroomstreaming.com/login and the Password for the link is L7VQXN

Brian John GARVEY, 78 old, former Regd. No. 11408, a member of the Wide Bay Branch of the RFPA, and who had moved to Lake Cathie, NSW, earlier this year. Brian passed away on 31st August 2021 and the family plan a private funeral service. They also plan to hold a celebration of his life sometime in the future.

Dennis James (Sam) BASS, 74 old, former Regd. No. 11765, a Member of the Hunter Region Branch of the RFPA. Sam passed away on 22/08/2021 and funeral details are unknown at this stage.

Peter Rankin
RFPA State Secretary