Tony Dessmann

Tony Dessmann

of Bega and formerly of Rossmore

Beloved husband of Maria. Loving father and father-in-law to Josephine & Mike, Jasmin & Josh, Clinton and Vincent. Devoted Nonno to Arlo, Odessa, Magnus, Jude and Ruby. Dearly loved brother, uncle, cousin and friend to many.

The greatest thing you’ll ever learn is to love and be loved in return.

A viewing will be held at the family residence on Thursday 27th July from 5:00p.m. for all those who wish to pay their respects – 62 Murrays Flat Road, Angledale.

The funeral for the late Tony Dessmann will be held in the Star of the Sea Catholic Church, Tathra with Requiem Mass commencing at 1.00p.m., Friday 28th July, 2023 and burial will follow in the Bega Cemetery.

All are welcome to attend the Wake afterwards at the family residence – 62 Murrays Flat Road, Angledale.

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Funeral Details

Date & Time

1:00 pm, Fri 28 July 2023


Star of the Sea Catholic Church, Bega St, Tathra, New South Wales 2550, AU
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  1. Our deepest sympathy to Maria and families, we will be thinking of you on Friday and beyond, 💕 Yvonne and Bob Kerr, Leppington.

  2. My deepest sympathy to the Desmond family

  3. Sending our deepest condolences to Maria and the family. Our dear friend Tony will be greatly missed. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Rest in peace
    – Boba,Tim and Despotov Family

  4. Uncle Tony , you will always be forever in our hearts, never forgotten. Deepest condolences to Auntie Maria and children/grandchildren. Miss him so much . Love from Henry, Rosalie, Cherise and Felicia

  5. Uncle Tony , you will always be forever in our hearts, never forgotten. Deepest condolences to Auntie Maria and children/grandchildren. Miss him so much . Love from Henry, Rosalie, Cherise and Felicia

  6. Tony , Absolutely beautiful man, condolences Maria , jasmin , Josephine,Clinton,Vincent and grandchildren

  7. Kindest most genuine person you’d ever want to have in your life. Taken way too soon he will be missed by many many who loved him, Heather and I will miss him heaps. We’ll always treasure his trips with Maria to our home in Skipton.

  8. To dear Maria,Jo,Jaz,Clinton,Vinnie and all the beautiful grandkids,our hearts break for your loss.our uncle and brother Tony will always be remembered and loved .Until we meet again.

  9. So sad to hear of our cousin Tony passing. Loved knowing you ever so briefly, love to you my cousin Maria from the Evans’ here in New Plymouth, NZ. Big hugs x

  10. We are sending our love to Maria and family, keeping you all in our thoughts and holding you in our hearts.

    We will always treasure the fun memories we have with of Tony. He will be missed by many. Wherever a beautiful soul has been, there is a trail of beautiful memories. Until we meet again our dear friend.

  11. Another family member gone to soon 😢
    My condolences to Maria & the rest of the family. I’m sorry I won’t be able to make it to the funeral for our final goodbyes but please know your in my heart & prays.
    Thinking of you all at this difficult time. 😢😢😢

  12. Our heartfelt condolences to Maria, Josephine, Jasmin, Clinton , Vincent and family. Tony and family , you remain in our hearts forever. God bless, be with you in spirit.

  13. Deepest condolences to Maria and the family. We’ll miss you Tony.
    Anne and Nhon and family.

  14. Thinking of you Maria and family you will have a large hole to fill

  15. Thinking of you Maria and family xxxx

  16. Beautiful Maria, my heart breaks for you. Take comfort with your children and grandchildren, take solace in the beautiful memories you have together, take heart that you were lucky to have had a beautiful soul mate. Take time to grieve and know that much love is being sent to you from so many that were touched by your wonderful Tony’s kindness. The two Tonys together now hopefully causing mayhem. Much love Maria and family xx

  17. Our condolences to Maria and all the family. So sad a loss. I’ll miss you my friend.

  18. So sorry to hear the sad news, our thoughts and prayers go out to Maria and family. Tony was a great work colleague and friend for many years.
    Thinking of you Digger and Maureen Gray.

  19. Taken too soon from the love of his family an friends… his gentle kind and quiet smile will be sadly missed by many… Sincere condolences to the family on behalf of Anna Maria and my family…
    R I P dear Tonino till we meet again!!!

  20. Dear Maria, Jo, Jas, Clinton and Vincent. Condolences to all the family. I share your terrible loss. My dearest brother Tony was a wonderful man and very much loved. He will be sorely missed. He has left a void in our lives. Rest in peace my dearest Tonino. I love you. Until we meet again. Love from Mary

  21. Tony, we miss you very much. It was always a pleasure to have you around. You deserve a special place with God. I will never forget you.
    Rest In Peace, Eddie

  22. Uncle Tony, I love you and miss you very much. Love, Carl

  23. Zia Auntie Maria, Jasmine, Clinton , Josephine, Vincent and families.
    We are still in disbelief and heartbroken -our deepest sympathies and condolences. Zio was and always will be remembered as a gentle good welcoming family man, so many great memories of get togethers he had at Rossmore with all the relos / friends together where zio was in his element and happiest with the goat on the spit / bbqs and food feasts, the jokes, dry sense of humour, discussions on what was ‘seriously’ happening in the world and our satirical take on that and the way we joked around – Great times , great memories and family get togethers – that will be missed – will never forget that. His love of ALL family was clear. His passing has left a giant hole in all our hearts. Until we see him again he will be sorely missed. Still can’t believe it..

    Love from us all Max, Rose, Jacob,Alex

  24. Deepest condolences to Aunty Maria, Josephine, Jasmin, Clinton, Vincent and families.
    Uncle Tony, I will never forget your beautiful, gentle nature, caring ways, nor your legendary sense of humour.
    You will live forever in our hearts, brimful of precious memories of time spent with a great man.
    Love always, Linda and Olivier

  25. To the Dessmann family, my deepest condolences.
    From my heart, just wanted to say that from the day I met Uncle Tony I saw a beautiful natured, kind, funny and down to earth person.
    Thank you Uncle Tony for being a true friend to me.
    Love, Nick

  26. So ,so sorry for your loss, just remember all the good memories that you had with Tony. Thinking of you all the time with tears in my eyes. If you ever need to have a chat just call. Love Pam

  27. To my Precious other family, Maria, Jas, Jo, Clint, Vinnie and their families. Tony was a gorgeous man, with a great sense of humour, a family man with a lovely heart, who would always help if you needed it. I have lots of great memories, of occasions over the years, whether in Australia or New Zealand. My life is all the better for having had him in my life. I’m so sad l can’t be with you all at this sad time. Sending you lots of 😍 love, big 🤗 hugs an prayers to you all, my thoughts are with you each day. Robyn Mace.xxxooo🙏🏻

  28. Deepest condolences to Maria, Josephine, Jasmin, Clinton, Vincent and families. Sorry we won’t be able to make it to the funeral, but we will be watching online with sad hearts. God bless you Tony, may you rest in peace.
    Love always, Ray & Jennifer xx

  29. Dearest Maria, and family. To Tony’s brothers and sisters, my sincere condolences.
    I have no words, the sadness is deep but I will always remember growing up with you. Your warmth and kindness plus your cheeky sense of humour. Rest in peace dear Tony.
    Love Susie xx

  30. Dear Maria , Josephine & Mike, Jasmin & Josh, Clint and Vinnie .
    And to Arlo, Odessa, Magnus, Jude and Ruby ,
    And to Tony’s Beloved Family .

    Tony has been a great friend to many people and the perfect example of a man , always available to assist and stand by anyone in need .. The resounding comment by those who knew him , was of his welcoming personality , his quiet and somewhat laid-back demeanour and of course his love of a chat whilst generously sharing his table .

    You may all be well proud of the respect he earned and the goodwill he fostered throughout his time with us . His passing has left a great void . But be comforted , that he has left an indelible mark on many lives .

    I , especially , will cherish the memories of the times we spent together .
    Bob Grant .

  31. Deepest condolences to Maria and all the family. Our prayers are with you all at this very sad time. Lots of fond memories shared by my grandchildren Jacob & Alex, son in law Max & daughter Rose
    Rest in peace Tony.
    Love to all from Grace & Family.

  32. We will both miss you Uncle Tony . Never forget all the family get togethers. So sorry to Auntie Maria, cousins & family. Love Jacob & Alex

  33. My condolence to my beloved brother and a friend Tony special memories cherish forever the words and thoughts that we can not comprehend how much you will be missed you lived a mesur of life that cherished all your dreams and desires to the full my special prayers 🙏 go out to your family’s that God protection and favour be on your family. .
    Your Sincerely Brother and Friend Jastin Singh and family.

  34. Our deepest and sincerest condolences to all of you. Our prayers and thoughts are with you during this difficult time. Rest in peace Uncle Tony ❤️🙏🏼 Love Adrian, Natalia & Kiara Ruggiero

  35. Rest in Peace Uncle Tony. Lots of love & condolences to the entire family. Love Domenic, Sarah & Alessia Grasso

  36. My deepest condolences to Maria and families, I’m sorry I was not able to attend in person. The memories will remain forever.

    With love from Egidio.

  37. Farewell my friend. Till we meet again.
    Beautiful send off. Worthy of the great person he was and will always be. ❤️ Never shall he leave our hearts 💕

  38. I am so saddened at the loss of Tony..a Beautiful man..Maria and Tony always welcomed me and my family into their home when I visited Sydney.. Rip Tony gone too soon..Always in my heart..My deepest condolences to Beautiful Maria and all the family with love from Eileen

  39. Beautiful Tony gone to soon..You and Maria welcomed me and my family whenever we came to Sydney..I am so shocked..My deepest sympathy to Beautiful Maria and all the Family..My love always is a great loss

  40. My condolences to all the family Tony was a fantastic man who will be missed by all.

  41. A beautiful and gentle soul leaving us far too soon. Our deepest condolences to Maria and all of the family. Tony will always be remembered. May he rest in peace!

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