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 and 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.


Herbert ‘George’ THOMPSON, 71 old, former Regd. No. 16876, a Member of the Gold Coast Branch of the RFPA. George passed away on 15/10/2020 and his funeral is to be held at 2.30pm on Monday 26th Instant at Melaleuca Station Memorial Gardens & Crematorium, 9394 Tweed Valley Way, CHINDERAH. COVID-19 restrictions will apply.

Neville James MAYS, 83 old, former Regd. No. AFP2167, an Associate Member of the Manning Great Lakes Branch of the RFPA. Neville passed away on 09/10/2020 and his funeral will be held at 11am on Saturday 17th Instant at the Manning Great Lakes Memorial Gardens, PAMPOOLAH.

Jack WILLIAMS, 70 old, former Regd. No. 13797, a Member of the Gold Coast Branch of the RFPA. Jack passed away on 09.10.2020 and his funeral is to be held at 11am on Friday 16th Instant at A Gentle Touch Funerals, 73 Railway Street, MUDGEERABA, QLD. I am advised that the funeral will be live streamed and if required,  parking is available nearby at The Woodchoppers Inn, 64 Railway Street, where a wake will be held after the funeral.

Edmund Francis (Ted) McGINNISKIN, 85 old, former Regd. No.11066, a Veteran Member of the Penrith Blue Mountains Branch of the RFPA. Ted passed away on 21/09/2020 and his funeral has been held.

Stephen Michael KOZICKI, 65 old, former Regd. No. 16573, not an RFPA Member. Stephen passed away on 01/10/2020 and his funeral is to be held at 11.30am on Monday 12th Instant at the Camelia Chapel, Macquarie Park Crematorium.

Donald Lester AVERY, 89 old, former Regd. No. 7983, a Veteran Member of the Gold Coast Branch of the RFPA. Don passed away on 28/09/2020 and his funeral will be at 11.00am on Friday 2nd October at a graveside burial service at Southport Lawn Cemetery, 191 Melia Court, SOUTHPORT.

Geoffrey John COWELL, 83 old, former Regd. No. 10201, a Veteran Member of the RFPA residing at Currimundi, QLD. Geoff passed away on 16/09/2020 and his funeral is to be held at 11am Tomorrow, 23rd Instant at Gregson Weight Funerals, Gregson Place, CALOUNDRA.
The funeral will be Live Steamed at https://www.gregsonweight.com.au/tribute-centre/

Peter Rankin
RFPA State Secretary