WILSON – Elizabeth (née McAlpine)

Born on April 29, 1928. Passed away February 9, 2021.

Passed away peacefully at Latrobe Valley Village Aged Care Newborough on February 9th 2021
surrounded by her loving family.
Aged 92 years
Dearly loved wife of Jimmy (Dec)
Much loved mother and mother-in-law of
James and Jan, Elizabeth, Patricia and Neil, Fergus and Michelle.
Adored Nanna, great nanna and great great grandmother to their families.

Funeral Notice
Latrobe Valley Funeral Services Chapel 6 Ollerton Avenue, MoeView Map
A Memorial Service to Celebrate the life of Mrs. Elizabeth Wilson will be held at Latrobe Valley Funeral Services Chapel, 6 Ollerton Ave Moe, on Wednesday (24th February 2021) commencing at 11am.

This service will also be livestreamed, to view the livestream, click here.


  1. Sending love and special thoughts to you all on the passing of Aunty Betty

    Jim and Aileen

    Jim McFarlane February 10, 2021
  2. Fondest memories of my dear Sister in Law – Betty, now in Heaven with her beloved Husband Jimmy.
    All our love to the family. Auntie Anne & Family

    Anne Wilson February 11, 2021
  3. To the woman I called Ma
    Things I learned from you. I learned from you more than I could have imagined. I learned to be more than just a little stubborn. I learn to fight even if it is only with my own shadow. I also learned that I do things arse about face (Your Words). The things I wish I had learned how to sing and hold a tune. Your tailoring skills and your needlework skills. To the Woman I called Ma Rest In Peace . From Trish, Neil ,Trevor and Amy

    Trish Grigg February 12, 2021
  4. Elizabeth Wilson.

    E is for Elizabeth, whom this poem is about
    But Betty is who you all knew, there’s no doubt
    Scotland your love, Australia your home
    With Family surrounding, you were never alone.

    Strong and Fierce, as all good Scot’s Should
    A hard life tried to break you, but nothing could
    She could smile and joke, and have a good Cackling
    But she could set you straight with that index finger waggling.

    The greatest smells was Nana’s Fried Chicken
    They could be found, coming from your kitchen
    Jumping the back fence, for afternoon tea
    My classmates all thought i was crazy

    “Thats the scary Scot’s yard, are you mad?”
    “The sandwich is awesome, and the drinks arent bad”
    A lounge with great discussion, a warm cup of coffee
    the best shortbread around, and even some toffee

    Birthing 4 children is quite an achievement
    With looks so young, nobody could believe it.
    Your 1st, your greatest, your 2nd, your kindest
    Your 3rd your wildest, your 4th, your finest.

    Your arts and crafts were among the greatest
    Shame us grand kids couldn’t colour with crayons
    Loving as ever, Passionate, like the fruit
    But get on your bad side, and they’ll find your boot

    A long and colourful life you have led
    Its time for the last sleep, time for bed
    Family and friends give love, and all will miss you
    But you give us strength, to see this all through

    Shame you didnt get that letter from the queen
    The English congratulating a Scot… Something to be seen
    Where ever you are, you’ll stride forward knowing
    that whatever’s in your way, had best get going.

    Alex Wilson February 15, 2021
  5. We met Betty 5 years ago when we visited Australia and she sounded like she had just left Scotland the day before. We stayed overnight with Tom and Lyn and went to see her in her home. She made us so welcome, as did all the family we met. She remembered her Auntie Jean, Dicks Mum, and talked about when they went skating in Scotland together. Sad loss to all her famy and her family in Scotland and England. Rest I in peace. Richard and Anne Scrase (aunt Jean’s son and daughter in law.)

    Dick and Anne Scrase February 24, 2021