GAIRNS, Mary Jean Margaret (nee Purcell)

Passed away peacefully in Mildura on Thursday August 26, 2021 aged 90 years. Beloved wife of Ken (dec). Dearly loved mother of Heather and Helen. Loved mother in law of Richie. Adored Nanna of Derek, Travis and Kim, Ashley and Carmela; Gran Nan of Will (dec), Lucy, Maya, Penny, Flynn, Felicity, Halle, and Charlotte.

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GAIRNS, Mary Jean Margaret (nee Purcell) - 2021-09-02 1.00

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  • Christan Gairns

    Auntie Jean you are greatly missed. I named my first born daughter after you (Maisie Jean Gairns) as I hope she too may grow up to be as kind and strong as you were. My fondest childhood memories often were related to you. You will forever be a part of every smile I make. Thank you for kindness and love the world was a better place for having you in it. I’m sending you all a huge hug from me. Take care

  • Sher Millward

    Farewell to a great woman. I am so grateful for all the wonderful memories on the farm, ones that I will cherish. I always admired Jean’s strength and resilience. Sending love and condolences to Aunty Heather and Helen, uncle Ritchie and Travis, Derek, Ash and families on this sad day for you all
    Sher and Lewie Millward xxxx

  • Leon, Simone, Ethan, and Owen.

    An incredible lady, with passion and energy for her family, friends, and her farm. We fondly remember our Aunty Jean, who kindly looked after three sets of very energetic cousins with great care and patience every holiday. With Jean farming into her eighties, anecdotes of Jean on the farm are never far from our thoughts whenever our kids require great examples of resilience and the value in doing what you love.

    Fondly remembered and greatly missed. Leon, Simone, Ethan, and Owen.

  • Luke Cameron

    A truly inspirational woman. Condolences to all family

  • Geraldine McHughes

    We extend our condlences to Heather,Helen in the loss of their dear Mother.Also to Richie and the Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren .
    Jean was a wonderful person and will be remembered for all the wonderful things she did for others.Rest in peace Aunty Jean. Now reunited with her beloved Ken.
    All our love Geraldine, Ron, Shannon & Family.