JONES, Stephen John Tavinor

 With great sadness we announce the heartbreaking passing of Stephen on Monday April 24 2023, at The Alfred Hospital Melbourne, aged 69 years.  Adored husband of Kate. Loving father and father in-law of Mark and Jenny, Gavin and Allie, Ellen and Ben, and Laura (dec). Loved Poppa of Oliver, Georgina, Harry and James. Loved by his extended family. 

Family and friends of Stephen are warmly invited to attend a Funeral Service to celebrate his life, at the Chapel of Willow & Ivie, 256 Irymple Avenue Nichols Point, on Wednesday May 3, 2023 at 10.30am. A private cremation will follow.

In honour of Stephen's memory and in lieu of flowers, donations to the Intensive Care Unit at The Alfred Hospital would be appreciated. Donations can be made via the link below;


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  • Helen Petschel

    What a tragic loss, Stephen was a real gentleman, forever grateful for saving my eyesight. Am so truly sad to hear this and my heart goes out to Kate and family.

  • Nigel ChesterfieldEvans

    I’m so glad we called in in November,sincere sympathy to Kate ,Mark and all his extended family and friends.unfair and a huge loss .
    Nige and Alana Chesterfield-Evans ….great memories from Uni

  • Joan Polwarth

    Our sincere condolences to Kate, Mark, Gavin, Ellen and families at this extremely sad time.
    We lived in the same neighborhood and our children went to the same school.
    Steve was a caring, patient, gently spoken man who enjoyed people and being an amazing optometrist.
    Love, hugs Joan, Jeremy & Katie Smith
    Joan & Max Polwarth

  • Gwen and Doug Earle

    Deepest sympathy to Kate and all Steve’s family.

  • Sue Faux

    Such a shock to read of Stephen’s death. A long term patient from the early days.