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Carl Vance on 2 May, 2019 at 3:25am

It is with a heavy heart to learn of this news from abroad. So many memories of a laughing smiling young bloke casually striding through any situation thrown at him. So many memories of the fun times we enjoyed. The beautiful family Kirsty and Shane have created don't deserve this loss, I am so sorry.
Our unrestrained condolences go out for all the Gardiners.
Vance Family

Kirsty Gardiner on 26 April, 2019 at 5:53pm

Life is not measured by the number of breaths you take, but by every moment that takes your breath away.

12 years ago you came into my life like a ray of sunshine, brightening my everyday, still to this very day.

A man that could light up the world with just a smile,
a man that achieved everything he had ever dreamt of, traveled the world, successful in all he put his mind to, our two beautiful precious boys, a man with more heart, kindness, determination, drive, motivation, ambition, fire in his soul, a true inspiration to us all.

He is the love of our lives. Loving Gardy was easy, he’s the most incredible father who our beautiful boys truly adore & love more than anything in this entire world, my best best friend, my soul mate, the man I want to grow old with. My Gardy

I promise to raise our boys with all the love and protection in the world, to follow in your mighty footsteps to be just like you, the most precious gift in my life.

We will miss you for the rest of our lives and it won’t be the same without you by my side laughing, smiling, loving and watching our beautiful boys grow into wonderful men.

With a room full of heavy hearts we say goodbye to a truely incredibly man, Gardy.

Until we meet again, May you Rest In Peace with your beautiful mum now holding you in her loving arms.

Love always and forever Kirst XX

Shawn Murphy on 26 April, 2019 at 4:07pm

Really sorry to hear of this terrible news. What a top bloke and a big loss!. Thinking of all his friends and family.

Adrian McCauley on 26 April, 2019 at 9:39am

To Dear Kirsty, Boston and Beau
Shane has left an indelible mark on this this world that will last for as long as our memories allow and beyond through his beautiful children and the legacy he has left behind. Like many at this special time he will never grow old, but will always be missed.
You have our heart felt sympathies & our thoughts are with you today.
Adrian McCauley and Family

Mattias and Janine Eriksson on 25 April, 2019 at 9:54pm

Dear Kirsty,Boston, Beau and the Gardiner family. Our hearts go out to you all. We feel privileged to have known Shane and will always remember his encouraging and generous nature. A man with integrity who will be greatly missed.

Sonya & Brad Rhodes on 25 April, 2019 at 8:37pm

To Dearest Kirsty, Boston and Beau,We are deeply sorry for the devastating loss of your beloved Gardy. Our hearts are breaking for you. We are thinking of you and your beautiful boys every moment and will always be sending you heartfelt love and hugs. Love Sonya & Brad xoxo

Christine Blowfield and Noel Smith on 25 April, 2019 at 10:04am

You are at peace now Shane, rest easy my friend. We will surround your beautiful family with love and support. We love you Kirsty, Boston and Beau

Deslyn & Craig Halligan on 24 April, 2019 at 11:04pm

Gardy, no words can express how much you will be missed in this world. We, among many feel so blessed to have been a part of your may be gone....but you will never be forgotten. We watched you grow from a teenager into a loving husband and doting father and business partner with your best mate, Lards. You and your family should feel so proud of the impact you have had on so many lives in such a short time. You will live on in your boys genes and in your wife’s heart forever.
Our deepest sympathy to you, Kirsty....keep hugging those boys!

Raelie Philip Steven and Jennie Ralston on 24 April, 2019 at 6:48pm

Dear Russell, Kellie, Kirsty, Boston and Beau. We send our deepest sympathy and love to you all at this very sad time. We have the most wonderful memories of Shane and Kellie sharing a very happy carefree childhood with Steve and Jennie. Rest easy Shane with your lovely Mum Deb.

Ken Aand Sharon Jones on 24 April, 2019 at 9:04am

Dear Kirsty Bostom Beau Russell Kellie
With our heart felt sympathy on the passing of your wonderful husband, father, son and brother.
It only seems like yesterday that a young boy walk in for his first day of his apprenticeship, always remember that smile, polite young boy with the hundreds of questions, he was like a spong wanting to learn.
A privilege to have Shane as my apprentice.
Your Shane was one of lifes charactors.
He will surely be missed but never forgotton.
His many visits when back from overseas were always enjoyable.
Take care of each other, cherish the memory of a beautiful man.
Much love to you all Ken and Sharon

John and Sue Hickey on 23 April, 2019 at 8:04pm

Kirsty, Boston, Beau, Russell, Kellie, Jack and Michelle.
There are no words that can ease your pain at this time.
Gardie was a great work mate and a pleasure to mentor.
His enthusiasm for everything he did was inspiring.
He will be dearly missed and forever live on in those 2 gorgeous boys xx
Love to all John, Sue, Tanya, Teneille, Melissa and families xx

Adrian, Leah & Logan Triplett on 18 April, 2019 at 1:03pm

Dear Kirsty & Family,
Our deepest sympathies to you all on such a devastating loss of a great guy. Will miss Shane's big smile & friendly banter at Denning on Monday mornings.

HeatherRobinson on 18 April, 2019 at 12:02pm

Kirsty, Russell, Kellie and all the family. Words are not enough to express the sorrow I feel for you all on the devastating loss of Shane. What a wonderful man. My very sincere condolences to you at this sad, sad time.

Carol Moar on 17 April, 2019 at 5:08pm

Russell, Kellie and family - This unbelievable loss. I am devastated for you all and send my heartfelt love and sympathy. To the Dawson and Gardiner families - what can one say. Love and thoughts are with you all.
Carol Moar & Family

Sharnie Scott Greig on 17 April, 2019 at 4:15pm

Dear Kirsty, Boston and Beau,
I am so very sorry to hear about Shane. My heart is breaking for you all. He was a lovely man and he will live on in your two beautiful boys Kirsty.
Sharnie xxx

Avalon Whitfield on 16 April, 2019 at 9:55pm

Dear Kirsty, my heart aches for you, Beau and Boston. Shane's love will always stay beside you. We will always speak his name. I am holding you close in my heart and I hope you feel surrounded by much love from your family and friends. Warm thoughts and prayers, Avalon xoxo

Renae Twigg on 15 April, 2019 at 1:08pm

So sorry to hear of Shanes passing, thoughts are with you all xx

Paul and Jenny Scott on 15 April, 2019 at 12:13pm

Oh dear Kirsty, we are so devastated to hear of your loss, Gardy certainly was a fun loving man, and you could see how much he adored his family. You are surrounded by so much love at this time and always know that we are all here if you ever need anything. Stay strong honey. Love to you all

Laurie and Chris Hewson on 14 April, 2019 at 11:18pm

We are disbelieving that this has happened. We remember the handsome little bloke from across the street with the best manners. Safe in your mother’s arms. Our sincere condolences to Kirsty and the boys, Russell, Kellie and the extended family. Such a sad time.

Craig Knight on 14 April, 2019 at 7:07pm

Gardy, wow how does something of the worst like this happen to such a genuine person. Mate, hearing of your death has opened my eyes and made me appreciate alot more in life and bringing my family closer. Rest easy Shane... Rest easy

Jodi & Jason Thomas on 13 April, 2019 at 5:04pm

Thinking of you all at this devastatingly sad time. I have fond memories of Gardy - he had this amazing ability to brighten a room with his smile and zest for life. I will never understand how the universe works. Much love to Russell & Kellie, Kirsty and boys and all of the extended families, his work colleagues and those who loved him the most.

Sam Licciardello on 13 April, 2019 at 12:24pm

It has saddened me to hear of the loss of my old school mate, Shane. Sincere condolences to all his family, my thoughts are with you all.

Jacqueline Bowden on 13 April, 2019 at 8:56am

To gards
The day you left was a day we never expected. No one could or will ever understand why and we didn’t even get to say goodbye.
But Wherever you are, I know you are in a place looking down at your wife and kids.  As the darkness begins to unfold at some point I know it will be you leading the way for them into the light.  Although you are no longer physically with us, you will forever remain in our hearts and your spirit will always be felt.  Thank you for coming into our lives and enriching all of us.  You were an amazing person that showed us all how to live life to the fullest. You were the best husband, father, son in law , brother in law and friend that any of us could of wished for and life will be so hard without you.
Your list of accomplishments inspire me to settle for nothing less but the best, and I’m sure you influenced many others along the way.  I’ll always think of you when I bite into a Twirl chocolate or mums fresh scones or while sipping your favorite drink – some bundy.  If heaven is anything like I would imagine it to be, I’m sure you have access to plenty of Fish, amazing scones, and delicious espressos!  You were God sent, taken away from us way before your time was up, our angel in heaven! We love and miss you so very much and life will NEVER be the same.
You are and always will be the love of my sisters life. You will never be forgotten big bro forever in our hearts xxx
Love lil sis

Bruce and Jo Crain on 13 April, 2019 at 7:45am

Such a tragic loss of a great young man. No words will make this any easier, cherish all your wonderful memories forever.
Our thoughts are with Kirsty, the boys and Russell.
Bruce, Jo, Harry and Alix

Kellie on 13 April, 2019 at 2:53am

I don’t know where to start and I wouldn’t know when to stop.
My brother for 40 years
The pain and sadness is just too much
I wish it was me .....not you.
How can this be real .....
Your sister Kel xxxx

Marg and Terry Howlett on 13 April, 2019 at 1:57am

Sincere sympathy to Russell Kellie and Shane's family on the tragic loss of Shane. His kind quiet smile will always be remembered and treasured. Taken too soon. Rest peacefully Shane.

Sheryl and Sprocket on 12 April, 2019 at 11:15pm

To Kirsty Boston and Beau words can’t rxpress the sorrow we feel for you To Russell Kellie Dave Denver and Ella just heartbreaking to lose your son brother and uncle He was our little superstar the one everyone loved We will fold our arms around you and hold you till the pain subsides

Nathan McCosker on 12 April, 2019 at 9:31pm

So so sorry for your loss, only met Shane a hand full of times at indoor cricket but was always so nice, giving, always the first person to say hello! Condolences to yourself and family will be greafully missed by many

Cath Cook and Family on 12 April, 2019 at 8:53pm

My dear Kirsty,
Feeling so saddened about the loss of your beloved husband, father to your two beautiful boys. Wishing I could wipe away all your pain.
Sending all my love, strength and support to you
Love Cath xx

Nicole & Brad Wilson on 12 April, 2019 at 8:46pm

Sending love and strength to Russell, Kellie, Kirsty and the boys on the passing of Shane.. Fond memories growing up hanging out with Shane and Kellie on their holidays to Beachlands each year. Rest In Peace buddy you are now reunited with your beautiful mum xx

Erin Devereux on 12 April, 2019 at 7:20pm

Sending deepest condolences to kellie, Kirsty and families. Shane was taken far too early. Sending you all strength at this difficult time. May you find comfort in the wonderful memories you hold in your hearts and minds forever. <3 Erin, Josh, Liv and Isla Devereux.

Michelle and Adam Lowe on 12 April, 2019 at 6:20pm

Bloody legend. We will never forget the kindness you showed Adam. The laughs we had with you. The 2am espresso martinis. Rest up now. Xxxx

Peter & Jan Monaghan on 12 April, 2019 at 5:28pm

Our thoughts and love are with you and your beautiful family <3?

Jon & Wendy Dixon on 12 April, 2019 at 5:08pm

Kirsty & Family, we are so terribly sorry for your loss. Such a wonderful many taken far too soon. We cannot imagine your pain but pray you will find comfort in your beautiful memories of the time you had with Shane. Our deepest condolences.

Racquel Langridge & Mat Fenn on 12 April, 2019 at 5:07pm

Our darling Kirst, Boston & Beau,
Our Hearts have broken in two and the pain we feel for your loss is indescribable. We are all here for you and the boys x love you so much our gorgeous girl xx
Our beautiful Gardy, you came into our lives like a big ball of energy. Always off to another adventure. Losing you has ripped us apart and as a family we are all absolutely bereft. There are no words to describe how heartbroken your beautiful wifey is this is just so so wrong xx you are already so missed mate! So missed.
Russell & Kelly, so very sorry at the loss of your beautiful son, brother & uncle! He was an amazing man. We are lucky to have met him.
Much love to everyone right now as this hurt spreads far and wide
Love Kel, Mat, Mia, Jack, Char & Lacey

Kirsty and Dave Verbrugge on 12 April, 2019 at 4:53pm

Dear Russell, Kellie and Families,
Sending you our love on the loss of your amazing Son and Brother.
Shane was a credit to you Russ, a nicer man you wouldn't find.
You shared so many good times together you can never lose those good times that will remain in your hearts forever. The good ones always get taken too soon. Lots of love to you all, in our thoughts, Kirst, Dave, Montana, Bella and Jess. xxxxx

Kirsty and Dave Verbrugge on 12 April, 2019 at 4:19pm

Our Darling Kirst, Boston, Beau, Michelle and Jack, Jacqueline and Justin, Words cannot ease your pain on the loss of your Beloved Gardy.
You couldn't wish to meet a nicer man. His cheeky smile and sense of humour..always laughing and enjoying life. He did live his life to the fullest, but so tragically cut short. Watching down over you now, another bright sparkling star in the night sky. We will all miss you Gards, life will never be the same for so many people who's lives and hearts you touched. Rest In Peace Bro. Here for you always Kirst and families. Lots of Love Always, Kirst, Dave, Tana, Bella And Jess.xxxx

Shane Newport on 12 April, 2019 at 2:55pm

Our thoughts are with the family for the sad loss of shane.
deepest sympothy from a previous employee.

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