Ann Coles (nee Hammond and Pope)

Ann Coles (nee Hammond and Pope)

of West Wollongong

So when tomorrow starts without me
Don’t think we’re far apart
For everytime
You think of me
I’m right here in your heart

Loving mother of Sharyn, Stuart and Craig.  Loving Nana of her 2 grandchildren and Nan to Eliana Chrysilia.  Loving wife of Norman Coles (deceased), also his loving brothers and sisters living in Wales and Australia.  Loving sister to her brother Geoff and Lorraine.  Stepmother to Normans children.  Former wife to Barry Pope.  Passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday 15th March 2023 with her beloved dogs by her side.  Dogs were Ann’s life and her true companions till the end.

Aged 78 Years

 Relatives and friends are invited to attend Ann’s funeral service to be held at H.Parsons Funeral Home, 34 Belmore Street, Wollongong on  Wednesday 22nd March, 2023 at 12pm.

Those unable to attend are invited to view her servicde via a link availabel below

In lieu of flowers donations to RSPCA  would be greatly appreciated.

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Funeral Details

Date & Time

12:00 pm, Wed 22 March 2023


H Parsons Funeral Home, 34 Belmore St, Wollongong, New South Wales 2500, AU
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  1. Fond memories of Ann and surrounding her loved ones with loving thoughts and prayer support . RIP Ann 💕

  2. In loving memory of my big cuz (her words) such a brave beautiful lady… luckily I have many fond memories, so glad I got over to see you last year Annie 💜 💞 love little cuz xx

  3. Ann was warm and wonderful with a big heart and an even bigger smile for everyone.
    She was honest, loved life and was a real dog lover. As a friend she was always supportive and keen to go anywhere on offer. Over the years we had a lot of communication and good times.
    I will miss you my dear friend Ann. xxx

  4. Our dear Ann
    We will miss you so much, your kindness and caring was incredible
    Your cousin Roy(who passed recently) was very fond of you and I am hoping you will meet somewhere over that rainbow .
    Rest in peace lovely lady with your furry friends
    God Bless Ann 🙏

  5. I couldn’t have asked for a more beautiful, compassionate, caring and loving Mother ♥️♥️
    I know you will now be reunited with all your fur babies. 🐾❤️
    There won’t be a day go by that I wont miss you and think of you. Love you forever Anniekins.
    Lbb Shaggy xxx

  6. Oh Ann, it seems like an eternity since we made cubby houses in your backyard! I am thankful that our friendship survived all these years…..70 odd in total! Thank you my loving caring friend. You will be sadly missed. Bronwen ( Gray née Kelley)

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