Hartley – Linley Winsome (née Bowker)

Born on April 11, 1941. Passed away June 5, 2021.

Passed away peacefully at Royal Freemasons Benalla.
Dearly loved wife of Ian (dec), mother and mother-in-law of Samantha and Harry, Fenella and David, Imogen and Chris.
Grandmother of Jack (dec), Bethany, Charlotte and Clay, William and Neve.

Funeral Notice
St Andrew's Presbyterian Church Church Street, Benalla, Vic 3672
A Thanksgiving Service to celebrate the Life of Mrs Linley Winsome Hartley will be held at St Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Church Street, Benalla on Thursday 10th June, 2021 commencing at 3.00 pm. A Private Family Burial will have preceded this Service. To Livestream Funeral, go to the N J Todd Website and follow the Links.
  1. You will be missed dear Linley, sending my sincere condolences to a lovely lady I was honoured to care for.

    Amanda Glasson June 6, 2021
  2. Sincere condolences from The Gray family who remember Linley with fondness from Eltham days.
    Well done good and faithful servant.

    Audine Gray June 7, 2021
  3. Dear Linley
    We have many wonderful memories of your time at
    Eltham Presbyterian Church. Your hospitality to
    Our family when we first arrived at the church.
    Our many years of church weekend each year at
    Halls Gap.
    Sincere condolences to all family members.

    Maxine and Jim Fowler June 7, 2021
  4. A wonderful caring loving Aunt. Very supportive of my mother and our family.
    I have many many happy memories of spending time with you and your beautiful family
    I know you’ll be resting peacefully
    With love
    Tina & David Asker & our daughters Holly and Lucy

    Tina Asker June 8, 2021
  5. Dear Linley you inspired us with your faith, which your journalism never prevented you from speaking about, and enriched us with your friendship
    Our deepest sympathy to Samantha,Fenella and Imogen and all their loved ones. Graeme and Margaret Clark and family

    Graeme and Margaret Clark June 8, 2021
  6. In Loving memory of Linley who passed away peacefully in Benalla Victoria after a long illness. She was the proud mother of three loving daughters and their partners and six wonderful grandchildren. She was also our very special sister, sister-in-law and Auntie to Clay and Jon. We loved her dearly.
    Dean and Jill Bowker

    Dean Bowker June 9, 2021
  7. Mum,
    What an inspiration you were. Dynamic, strong , independent whilst empathetic, generous and warm. So blessed to be your daughter. Now at peace in heaven with Dad. Love you 😘

    Imogen June 9, 2021
  8. Dear Linley, thank you for your warmth and hospitality you showed to our family when we moved to Eltham and started attending Eltham Presbyterian Church. You and your beautiful Ian were such a blessing to us. We appreciate your encouragement and your generosity.

    Much love to your family.

    Christy on behalf of the Herweynen Family. xx

    Christy Le Page June 10, 2021
  9. We remember with fondness and thank God for her life. Her hospitality towards us as newcomers to Eltham Presbyterian church will always be remembered. She used her talents to encourage us in parenting our special child Laura demonstrating a life willing to serve God with her gifts.
    Desma and Gerald Vanderwert

    Desma Vanderwert June 10, 2021
  10. Linley you were a wonderful friend and neighbour!
    You were an amazing motivator, organising a Bible study group for young mums, regular prayer times for our neighbours and introducing quite a few of us to camping! You had a positive and godly influence to many. Praise God for your life!


    Beryl BRADBURY June 10, 2021