Bereavements - 2022
Bereavements - 2022
Salvation Army officers and other personnel who have suffered the loss of a loved one:
Our love and prayers are with Commissioners Robert and Janine Donaldson on the sad passing of Commissioner Robert’s much-loved sister, Karen.
Our love and prayers and deep condolences are with Territorial Envoy Bronwyn and Glen Bithell on the promotion to glory of Glen’s Dad, Colin Bithell on Thursday 28 July 2022. He will be sadly missed by his wife, Barbara and sons, Dean, Ian and Glen and Bron and grandsons, Adam and Luke.
Captain Carolyn O’Brien has been bereaved of her brother, Major Laurie Young OAM, Australian Defence Force (ADF). Major Laurie Young is also the father of Susan Thompson-Young (Chaplain, Salvo Stores).
Major Kaylene Robinson’s mother, Lola Wenham, was promoted to glory on Thursday 30 June 2022. Please keep Kaylene and the family in your prayers.
Lieut-Colonel Don Warr’s wife, Pam, was promoted to glory on Friday 10 June 2022. Our sympathy, love and prayers are extended to Lieut-Colonel Don and all the family.
The grandfather of Captain Dominic Wallis and Lieutenant Marika Haupt, Mr Frederick Charles Wesener (Fred), was promoted to glory on Monday 30 May 2022 aged 100 years and 11 months. Fred is survived by 5 children, 11 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
The father of Auxiliary-Lieutenant Debbie Bartlett, Trevor Smith, was promoted to glory on Saturday 11 June 2022 after a six-week battle with cancer.
Major Laurel Pearce's, brother, Paul Pearce, passed away in his sleep Tuesday night/Wednesday morning 7/8 June 2022. He had been very ill with cancer for some years. Please uplift Laurel in prayer.
Majors Enid and Frank Wilson’s son, Robert, was promoted to glory unexpectedly on Thursday 9 June 2022 aged 58 years. Please uplift Majors Enid and Frank in prayer along with David, Donna, Jeanine and their families over these days.
The father of Major David Rogerson, Cecil Rogerson, was promoted to glory on Sunday 5 June 2022.
Lieut-Colonel Don Warr’s wife, Pam, was promoted to glory on Friday 10 June 2022. Our sympathy, love and prayers are extended to Lieut. Colonel Don and all the family.
The father of Lieut-Colonel Sandra Godkin and grandfather of Auxiliary-Lieutenant Amanda Pethybridge, Maurice Press, was promoted to glory on Wednesday 15 June 2022. Please remember the family in your prayers at this sad time.
Major Lynn Whittaker is bereaved of both her mother and father. Major Lyn’s dad, Arthur, passed away on 4 May 2022 and her Mum Lesley passed away on 19 May 2022. Please uphold Major Lynn and Major Katrina Young (granddaughter) and all the family at this most tender and difficult time.
The father of Major Fran Everitt, Maurice Bull, was promoted to glory on Wednesday 11 May 2022 from the Redcliffe Hospital, Queensland. Maurice was 87 and leaves behind his sister Margo and her family, Majors Fran and Mark, his son Howard, grandchildren Samuel and Renee, Elsie and Rob, and four great-grandchildren.
Major Margaret Price was bereaved of her eldest brother, Dick who was promoted to glory on Saturday 7 May, aged 94. For many years, Dick was a bandsman in the Redcliffe Ye Old Brass band, which would perform in nursing homes and corps in the area. Our love and prayers cover Major Margaret and family.
Territorial Envoy Ron Petterson’s eldest brother, Harold Petterson, was promoted to glory on 7 May, aged 75. Harold was married to Robyn who passed away in 2008. They were missionaries for many years in India. Please keep the Petterson family in your prayers at this time.
Major Fran Everitt is bereaved of her father who was promoted to glory on Wednesday 11 May. Fran’s brother, Howard, was at his side. Please surround Major Fran and all the family with your love and prayers during the coming days.
Major Bronwyn Pretty has been bereaved of her father who was promoted to glory on Thursday 24 March 2022. At this tender time, our heartfelt sympathy and prayer is extended to Major Bronwyn, her mother, sister and extended family and friends.
Major Coral Hodges, Captain Joy Lotty and Captain Nathan Hodges are bereaved of their father and grandfather, Arthur Soper, who was promoted to glory on Tuesday 1 March 2022. At this tender time, our heartfelt sympathy and prayers are extended to Mrs Joyce Soper, Coral and Joy, sister Ann Foster and brother Penton Soper, their families and extended family.
Major Pat Walton has been bereaved of her sister Shirley Begley who was promoted to glory on Saturday 29 January. Please pray for Major Pat and Shirley’s families over these days.
Major Cliff Randall has been bereaved of his brother John Randall and his nephew Michael Llewellyn in Wales. This is a sad time for the family and your prayers would be appreciated for Major Cliff as he feels these losses deeply especially as he is unable to travel to be with his other family members.
Eva Cochrane, mother of Major Kingsley Cochrane and Major Ron Cochrane (mother-in-law to Major Margaret Cochrane and Major Lyn Cochrane, grandmother to Major Naomi Shelton), was peacefully promoted to glory in the early hours of Wednesday 12 January, aged 91.
Major Ron Whitehouse has been bereaved of his sister Dorothy, aged 94, on Saturday 15 January.
Major Gail Roberts has been bereaved of her mother, June Boulton, aged 88, on Wednesday 19 January at her home at Saint Matthews Retirement Village, Broadford.