Brilliant ( Bibby ) Joan Maree

Posted by on September 7, 2021 in Obituaries | 26 comments

Brilliant ( Bibby ) Joan Maree

Passed away at Ballarat Base Hospital on Sept. 2nd 2021, Dearly loved wife to Ian, Loving mother & mother in law to Marc & Jess, Loved Grandma to Ava, Greta & Ruby. Due to Covid Restrictions a Private Burial will be held. Monday Sept. 13th is the proposed day of the service. Please check website after Thursday’s Regional Covid Announcement to confirm these details. Live streaming of the service will be available.


  1. Sympathy & Prayers to the Brilliant Family , fond Memories of working with Joan at Stawell Post Office .Sue Huddleston

  2. Condolences to Joans family. A lovely lady who worked very hard to better her community. Enjoy your rest Joan. Much respect

  3. Sorry for your loss Ernie.she was a lovely lady

  4. Our Deepest sympathy to Ian and family, I worked with Joan in the car industry in the 70`s still remember the lap we did around Calder park with Peter Brock. very efficient and capable lady she will be sadly missed

  5. A beautiful soul. Our sympathy & love to Ernie, Marc & family.

  6. Ian so sorry to hear of your loss, Joan was always fun and bright. Deepest sympathy. Bob and Diane Simpson

  7. To Ian, & families Brilliant & Bibby,
    So saddened to read of Joan’s passing.
    My condolences to you Ian, and to all the Brilliant & Bibby family.
    Ken Raeburn & family.

  8. Dear Ian,
    Saddened to read of Joan’s passing.
    My heartfelt condolences to you, the extended Brilliant & Bibby families.
    Best wishes, Ken Raeburn & family.

  9. Our deepest sympathy to Ian and Marc and family on the passing of Joan. Beloved sister in law of Lois and Peter and Aunty of Toni, Suzy,Donna and Melissa .You fought the good fight Joan. Rest in peace.

  10. Deepest sympathy to Ernie, Marc and family

    • Sincere condolences to Ian, Marc and family, Joan was a dear friend and a much loved and respected lady by all who knew her. RIP Garry and Joan Studd.

  11. Dear Ian,
    I was saddened to hear of Joan’s passing. My love and thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time. Joan really made a difference in so many lives. I know she will be remembered with love. Paula Waters

  12. My thoughts and love are with you Ernie, Marc, Jess and families. Joan you will always be my magpie mate and friend.

  13. Our thoughts and love are with you Ian, Mark and family. We have great memories of our beautiful bridesmaid Joan. No more pain RIP Joan
    Dawn + Geoff Dalziel

  14. Love and sympathy to Ernie, Marc, Jess, Ava, Greta and Ruby. A wonderful and loving lady, Joan will be sadly missed by so many. From Robyn and Graeme Anyon.

  15. Deepest sympathy Ernie, Mark and families.
    I’m so saddened to hear of Joan’s passing.
    Joan was a lovely, lovely person and a wonderful friend.
    Sorry I can’t be there to pay my respect. Will be thinking of you all.
    All my love and strength from Shirley Slorach and family xxx

  16. Sending our thoughts and love to Ernie, Marc, Jess and the girls. Joan was a big part of the Greenberger family and will be missed.

  17. Wonderful memories of Joan and that infectious laugh. Shopping nights, holidays together in Morocco Spain ands the Mediterranean. Beautiful service today. Rest In Peace Joan💞💚

  18. Deepest sympathy to Ian and family. Very special memories of lots of fun with Joan & Earnie , on Good Friday, over many many years. Rest In Peace Joan. Love Robyn and Terry O’S.

  19. Farewell Joan. A lovely farewell tribute. Condolences to Ernie, Mark, Jess, Ava, Greta, Ruby, from the other altmann family

  20. Dear Ian & Mark and family.
    Please accept our deepest sympathy
    We have many good memories of our times with the Bibby family in Navarre over the years
    Love 💗 to you all

  21. Deepest Sympathy Ian Mark and the family
    Gone too soon but Joan had a full life
    Fond memories
    From Fay & Edwin Holt née Austerberry me Bibby

  22. Deepest sympathy to Ian, Mark Jess & family . Special memories of the years working in Stawell. Rest easy Joan. Love Kaye & Archie

  23. Deepest sympathy and condolences to Ernie, Mark, Jess, Ava, Greta and Ruby.
    Our thoughts are with you at this sad time.
    Barry and Jeanette Bassett

  24. Such a stoic Lady with a huge heart.
    So pleased to have chatted and walked with you recently.

  25. What a wonderful woman Jian was
    , always up for a chat and a laugh, will be sorely missed, condolences to Ernue, Mark and families

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