Tragic accident claims life
Our thoughts and prayers are with Lorraine Comber, Samantha, Rebecca and their families, following the death of their husband, father and grandfather Ray, in a car accident last Thursday.
Ray’s graveside funeral will be held on Friday at 11am at the Jerilderie Cemetery, followed by refreshments at St Andrew’s Uniting Church hall.
●●● St Joseph’s end of year function will be held tonight in the Learning Centre.
Mass will be at 5pm followed by a barbecue. Parents and friends are invited to please bring a salad to share, and BYO plates, cutlery, non alcoholic drinks, and a chair.
●●● The Jerilderie Sports Club is having Christmas at the Club on Friday, December 16 from 6pm onwards. Bookings are required for the smorgasbord dinner which will start at 6.30pm, children to 6 years $6, 6 to 13 years $11 and 13 upwards $16.
There will be raffles of hams, seafood, vouchers, lolly hampers, Christmas puddings and meat trays.
Santa will make an appearance during the evening.
Members and guests are invited to bring the family and get into the Christmas spirit!
●●● The Jerilderie Library will be having a Christmas Craft Fair from 3pm to 4pm next Monday, December 19. Chil- dren of all ages are invited to participate.
●●● St Andrew’s Uniting Church will hold a Christmas Eve Service at 7pm, followed by refreshments. All welcome.
The Christmas Mass at St Joseph’s Catholic Church will be on Christmas Day at 9am.
(Please note the change in time, from 10.30am.)
●●● Jerilderie Tidy Towns will be judging Christmas lights on Thursday, December 22.
Apparently there are not many on show at this stage, but you still have a week to get busy and dust off the decorations. Best street competition will be running again; Coreen St was winner last year. Who will it be this year?
●●● Jerilderie Tidy Towns was successful at the Keep Australia Beautiful Awards held in Lithgow in November.
The Horgan Walk Bush Tucker Trail received a Highly Commended.
It has been a few years since Tidy Towns has received an award for their own project, so those pres- ent were all very excited and proud. Well done!
●●● Jerilderie Menshed will be closed from December 22 to January 10 for a Christmas break. If you are sitting at home, just retired, feeling lonely, depressed, or need direction, drop into the Menshed in Mahonga St, and have a chat.
You may have a skill you can share with the members. Jerilderie Menshed members wish everyone a happy Christmas.
●●● Happy birthday to Pat Godfrey for December 2.
Pat’s family and friends surprised her with a party.
Pat, Karina, and Stacey, Kassy and Brendan and children from Bairnsdale, Dolly and Ken, travelled to Corowa recently to help Pat’s son Darren celebrate his 30th birthday, which was on December 7.
Guests were invited to enter into the “gangster” theme, and had a great time.
Pat’s daughter Karina is home from Charles Sturt University, working for six weeks in Jerilderie Health Service, which will be followed by another 6 weeks in Deniliquin.
She has a year to go at uni before qualifying as a Registered Nurse.
●●● The Paul Ryans have been enjoying the company of Judy’s elder brother Tony, and his wife Maris, for a few days. Tony and Maris have recently sold their house in Jerrabomberra, near Canberra, and have bought a new home in Twin Waters, Queensland.