BECHAZ – Valma (Val) (née Brien)

Born on September 17, 1932. Passed away September 9, 2021.

Passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Thursday the 9th of September 2021, aged 88 years.

Loving wife of Kevin (Dec.).

Loved Mother and Mother in law of Rhonda and Philip, Trevor and Angela, Russell and Norma.

Adored Nana of David, Michelle, Karyn, Sandy, Ashly and Kevin.

Granny of 11 Great Grandchildren.


Precious memories of you will last forever.

Funeral Notice
Due to COVID19 restrictions the Funeral Service of Mrs. Valma Bechaz will be private and by invitation only.

The service for Valma will be live streamed on THURSDAY (September 16, 2021) commencing at 10.30am.

To view the live stream, please CLICK HERE.
  1. Sending Rhonda,Trevor,Russell & Family’s our sincere condolences on the passing of Aunty Val.Lots of beautiful memories are ours to keep .
    A beautiful friend to my mum (Bev Fowler.) for 63 years.Reunited with the rest of our loved ones.P.S Aunty Val, I hope there are lots of red onions up in heaven for your sandwiches.
    Loved & remembered always.❤️
    Sharon Wyntjes, Bev Fowler & family.

    Sharon Wyntjes September 11, 2021
  2. Nana,
    I don’t even know where to start with this tribute. A loving, caring nan we all adored. Lots of memories to treasure, secret recipes that won’t ever be the same as yours. Remembering back to the days you would babysit us kids whilst mum would work in the back office. Sleepovers so we could start early with pop in the truck.
    This past four weeks you fought hard nan, I sat by your side, we had lots of laughs or I just held your hand. You slipped away peacefully.
    Your finally at rest with big pop. Hopefully he has some onions waiting for you. Nan I miss you so much already, give pop a kiss for me. Rest peacefully.
    Karyn, Daniel Maddison and Kelsey xoxoxoxo

    Karyn reed September 11, 2021
  3. Val- you were the best mother-in-law any one could wish for and a loving caring Nana and Granny to Karyn, Sandy, Ashly and their families- you are finally able to join Kevin and I know he will be waiting for you.i will always remember you with love & great memories- Sue xo

    Sue Bechaz September 12, 2021
  4. Sending our condolences to you
    Rhonda, Trevor, Russell and families
    Such a lovely lady RIP Val
    Vicki, Peter, Grealy and family xx

    Vicki Grealy September 12, 2021
  5. We send our love to all the family our thoughts and prayers are with you.

    Linda Reed September 12, 2021
  6. Sending my Love to you all during this hard time of loss and overwhelming sadness.

    Vanessa September 12, 2021
  7. Nan we have so many fond memories of our time with you that we now hold dear. Our hearts ache with sadness but we take some comfort that your at peace we pop. I’m so glad you met Isla and she met you, I hope your up there telling pop all about her for us. May you Rest In Peace nana, we love you and always will xx
    Love sandy, Jason and Isla

    Sandy bechaz September 12, 2021
  8. Thinking of all the family at this very sad time, some great memories of Val and Kevin at the family get togethers over the years.
    All our love
    Alison Michael Simon and Danny

    Alison Haber September 12, 2021
  9. Thoughts go out to the Bechaz family. Val was a lovely lady.

    Guss Lambden September 15, 2021
  10. Nana,
    So many fond memories of you and pop when I was growing up. Memories I will cherish forever. Early mornings of marmalade on toast and milo and ice cream after dinner. I loved how you always told it how it was. So glad Jayla was able to know you. My comfort is knowing you are now at peace and with pop once more. You will be greatly missed. Love Michelle, Paul and Jayla xo xo xo

    Michelle September 15, 2021
  11. You were full of character and full of life, and I always looked forward to visiting you. You will be missed xo

    Paul Friedman September 16, 2021
  12. Nana.
    I already miss our chats so much. Who am I going to talk to about our favourite trashy reality tv shows now ? Our hearts break that your gone but we take comfort knowing your back in Pops arms where you have wanted to be. Our boys will forever be reminded just how amazing Granny was. Rest easy Nan. Always in our hearts & memories. Give Pop a big kiss for us all .

    Love Ash, Luke, Brax, Huddy & Oakly.

    Ashly Casey September 16, 2021
  13. Many happy memories of family get togethers 60+ years ago …. RIP Val …. Deepest sympathy to Russell, Trevor , Rhonda and families … Bev Woods (Bechaz)

    Bev Woods September 17, 2021