A Friendly Family Serving You In Your Time Of Need


Date of Service: 29/07/2022
Time: 11:30 am
Location: Amity Rose Funerals

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You are invited to leave a short message for the family in the tribute section below.


Marion Andrijich
August 3, 2022 8:46 am
Our family were truly blessed when Frank and Brenda became the neighbours of our Mum, Ivy Swarbrick at Emu Point. Throughout her own trials Brenda remained a beacon of positivity and inspiration, gifting a smile to all in her presence. Our heartfelt love and condolences to Frank and family. We’ve got some happy reminiscing to do Frank. Marion, George, Dorothy and Jenny
Dale Diss
August 2, 2022 9:39 am
Farewell to our dear Brenda - a wonderful bright and sassy lady who was also so kind and caring. You offered such tremendous love and support to Frank over the years and were a loving Mum and Nanna and will be sadly missed. We are sorry we could not attend the wonderful and moving service. Our thoughts and prayers go to Frank, Kylie, Sean, Callan and Maddie and Auntie Alison. Love from Dale and Robert and family.
Chris Elson
August 2, 2022 7:03 am
To Frank and Family, My deepest condolences for the loss of Brenda. She was always very genuine and kind to me , I will never forget her and feel very grateful to have met. Sorry we couldn’t make it to the service, as we are up north at the moment, but have watched it online and it was a beautiful way to celebrate the life of Brenda. Love from Chris
Anton and Anne Brown
July 30, 2022 6:06 pm
My heartfelt sympathy and deepest condolences to Frank, Kylie, Sean and family. There are still great and ever present memories of kindness and warmth that go back 35 years. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.
Claudette and Lionel Cranenburgh
July 29, 2022 6:04 pm
Brenda, you will be dearly missed as you were a part of our lives for so many years, sharing in the memorable milestones that our combined families have enjoyed. You have left us with countless memories that we will cherish, and keep alive, and you will always have a special place in our hearts. Rest In Peace. Our deepest condolences and special love to Frank, Kylie, Sean, Callan and Madelyn on the loss of your beautiful soul mate and wife, mum and Nana B.
Rebecca Dwyer
July 29, 2022 1:08 pm
To my beautiful friend, Kylie - sending you love and blessings on this special but difficult day. Love to Sean, Callan, Maddy and especially Frank, Mr Atkins - for strength and comfort in the wonderful memories and inspiration you have from Brenda. I always remember being a bit terrified of your mum, as a teenager, mostly because I knew she would sniff out anytime we were up to no good. She was and is amazing and I'm grateful to have had a small piece of connection with her and your family. Be strong, be brave and be adventurous in the memory of your mum.
Eugene Raymond Ross
July 29, 2022 12:57 pm
Deepest sympathy to Frank and family - lovely service and memories of Brenda. So sarry we couldn't be there. Ron,Yvonne and Eugene
July 29, 2022 12:43 pm
To Brenda, I will never forget the first time I was invited to yours and Frank’s house for dinner, Kylie had made tuna lasagna, at the time I did not know it was a thing, you supplied me with lots of water to wash it down, from that day on I was forever in your debt. I will always reminisce the times with you and Frank, life is short time is luck, I definitely count myself lucky to have had the opportunity to spend time with you. Love to Frank, Kylie, Sean, Callan & Maddie.
Helen Beeck
July 29, 2022 11:30 am
Wonderful memories of our lovely friend and neighbour Brenda. We are sorry we can not be with you today to celebrate Brendas life but we are thinking of you Frank and your family. I will miss my Mahjong friend and all of her wonderful humour. Love Helen and Geoff
Cardi Shearer
July 29, 2022 10:41 am
Dear Brenda You were a tenacious, determined women with a generous heart. You’ll be quoted often and always fondly remembered by friends and those who loved you the most. Sorry I can’t be there today my thoughts are with all those you hold in your heart. Ian will be looking down on you today and guide you on the next journey. Cardi xxx
Bianca Darcy
July 28, 2022 8:48 pm
To our very dearest Aunty Brenda, You were such a beautiful, kind and caring soul, that exuded joy, laughter and adventure. I just loved your smile and laugh. It could light up the room. You always had so much love to give to the special people in your life. I am so very grateful for the memories I have of you, and take comfort knowing you have grown your angel wings and have been reunited with Poppy Johnny, Grandad and the rest of your family. To Uncle Frank, Kylie, Sean, Callan and Maddy, my deepest condolences are with you. We send you lots of love and strength. Brenda will be missed greatly and forever in our hearts. Love always, Bianca, Ricky, Tyler, Zac and Ava Darcy xxxx
Alanna Owen
July 28, 2022 5:08 pm
Aunty Brenda, you are such a loving human with a big heart and I am forever grateful for the beautiful memories we created. Your smile and warm hugs was always so welcoming and will be missed dearly. Please give Poppy Johnny and Grandad a big kiss from us. They have gained a precious angel, and I know you will be shining bright up there with your siblings. Sending love to Uncle Frank, Kylie and the family. Forever in our hearts. Love Alanna, Taps and Zahlia xx
Geoffrey and Sharon Skaines
July 28, 2022 3:08 pm
To Frank, Kylie and family, our deepest sympathy for the loss of Brenda. Our thoughts are with you all during this most difficult time. Our sincere apologies that we are unable to be with you to celebrate the life of Brenda. Many fond memories of the fun times we spent in Sydney together, with working and cycling. Brenda will be dearly missed by all who knew her. All our love Geoff and Sharon Skaines
Ryan Owen
July 27, 2022 9:04 pm
To Auntie Brenda what a beautiful soul and person. So genuine, thoughtful and always fun, with a huge heart. So many fond memories of you, Poppy Johnny, Nanny Noon and Uncle Frank. Always treasure our time together, such a special and celebrated life. My thoughts and prayers to Frank and Kylie and family through such a difficult time. Comfort knowing Grandad Bobby B bear and Poppy will be giving you a warm and big hug. Love from Ryan, Taryn, Mia and Lily xxx
Sharon and Geoff Owen
July 25, 2022 7:18 pm
To my favourite Auntie Brenda. Please know that you will always be loved by the family. You were my dad's adoring little sister ! We are so very grateful that we saw you recently for a cuppa, lamingtons and lots of laughs. I'm so sorry that we couldn't be there to bid you farewell. You will be sadly missed but never forgotten. Our condolences to Uncle Frank, cousin Kylie, Sean and family. Love and fond memories, Your niece Sharon and Geoff.

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