1. New to Christmas lighting? Get started with the AusChristmasLighting 101 Manual:
    auschristmaslighting.com/wiki/AusChristmasLighting-101

Rest in Peace - Percy Gartner 21-01-1921 to 11-10-2015

Discussion in 'The Family Room' started by AussiePhil, Oct 12, 2015.

  1. AussiePhil

    AussiePhil Dedicated Elf Administrator

    Joined:
    Jun 20, 2009
    Messages:
    1,392
    Likes Received:
    1
    Location:
    Canberra, ACT, Australia
    Find Me On:
    Sadly my father passed away on Sunday morning 11th Oct 2015 at a few minutes past midnight in hospital at Batemans Bay aged 94.
    [​IMG]

    "Percy Ronald Gartner" 1921-2015


    He was taken to Emergency only an hour and a bit earlier and I was unable to get to the hospital in time from Canberra.


    Mum and Dad celebrated their 70th Wedding anniversary in 2014 and this article from the BorderMail tells that story and tells of his life far better than I can ever hope to at this time.
    http://www.bordermail.com.au/story/2228511/betty-and-percy-gartners-love-endures-for-70-years/


    He will forever be known in Moruya as "Perce the Postie"


    May you, dad, rest in peace.


    Phil
     
  2. Habbosrus

    Habbosrus Back again

    Joined:
    Dec 5, 2012
    Messages:
    756
    Likes Received:
    17
    Location:
    Swansea, NSW
    Find Me On:
    RIP Percy.
    My thoughts are with you and your family Phil
     
  3. AAH

    AAH I love blinky lights :) Community Project Designer Generous Elf

    Joined:
    Dec 27, 2010
    Messages:
    2,909
    Likes Received:
    190
    Location:
    Eaglehawk
    Find Me On:
    Condolences to you and your family Phil.
     
  4. bbayjohn

    bbayjohn Senior Elf

    Joined:
    Mar 4, 2012
    Messages:
    574
    Likes Received:
    27
    Location:
    Batemans Bay
    Find Me On:
    I'm so sorry Phil. Let me know if I can help in anyway.
     
  5. lizardking

    lizardking IT IS STILL ALL BENS FAULT

    Joined:
    Dec 26, 2014
    Messages:
    416
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Gold Coast
    Find Me On:
    Percy must have been a great man to be married for such a long time and to raise such a great man , phil no words can make any of this easier it's the memories that help the most


    RIP Percy the Postie
     
  6. ShellNZ

    ShellNZ Senior Elf

    Joined:
    Jun 17, 2012
    Messages:
    857
    Likes Received:
    3
    Location:
    Karaka, Auckland, NZ
    Find Me On:
    My condolences Phil, take care
     
  7. bjpc2716

    bjpc2716 who dares win

    Joined:
    Jul 11, 2012
    Messages:
    685
    Likes Received:
    12
    Location:
    melbourne
    Find Me On:
    conolences to aussie phil and familyhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GV3hscgyuAs from brian ex grp cpt and family
     
  8. Benslights

    Benslights Dedicated Elf Global Moderator Generous Elf

    Joined:
    May 2, 2010
    Messages:
    2,392
    Likes Received:
    124
    Location:
    Elderslie
    Find Me On:
    Rest in Peace Pircy. my regards to you and your family Phil
     
  9. djgra79

    djgra79 My name is Graham & I love flashing lights! Generous Elf

    Joined:
    Dec 27, 2011
    Messages:
    1,046
    Likes Received:
    291
    Location:
    Cranbourne West
    Find Me On:
    Condolences to you and your family Phil during this difficult time.
    Regards, Graham
     
  10. dpitts

    dpitts Apprentice Elf

    Joined:
    Aug 18, 2011
    Messages:
    66
    Likes Received:
    1
    Location:
    Falcon, CO
    Your family is in my prayers Phil.
     
  11. gerry

    gerry Senior Elf

    Joined:
    Dec 19, 2012
    Messages:
    804
    Likes Received:
    5
    Location:
    Surrey Hills,Melbourne
    Very sorry to hear the news , Phil.
    Deepest condolences.
     
  12. Bill Ellick

    Bill Ellick Full Time Elf

    Joined:
    Dec 31, 2011
    Messages:
    282
    Likes Received:
    1
    Location:
    NY
    My condolences to you and your family Phil.
     
  13. toodle_pipsky

    toodle_pipsky Minister of Silly Walks

    Joined:
    May 9, 2010
    Messages:
    334
    Likes Received:
    1
    Location:
    Toowoomba, Australia
    Really sorry for your loss Phil. Thinking of you and the family. :(
     
  14. logandc99

    logandc99 Dedicated Elf

    Joined:
    Jul 13, 2012
    Messages:
    1,130
    Likes Received:
    52
    Find Me On:
    Very sorry to hear about your father. My condolences to you and your family Phil
     
  15. bluzervic

    bluzervic 65,768 Channels, 185 Universes

    Joined:
    Dec 31, 2011
    Messages:
    529
    Likes Received:
    20
    Location:
    Fremont, Calif.
    Find Me On:
    Sorry for your loss Phil, I am sure he is in good hands.
    Prayers to you and family


    I lost one of my uncles on 9/28, he was 89.


    -Blu
     

Share This Page