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Leigh Michele McPhee

Leigh Michele McPhee

Leigh lost her battle with cancer

on April 27, 2024.

We have lost a wife mother, sister,

daughter and friend to us all.

Now we may be grieving but we must

also reflect on all the good times we shared.

Leigh will remain in our hearts and

memories forever, free of pain.

Les, Stacey, Matt & Emma.

Funeral Notice

A funeral service to celebrate the life of

Leigh McPhee

Will be held at The Grain Shed, Church of Christ

2 King St Swan Hill

On Monday May 13, 2024, commencing at 1.30 pm.


Leigh will be laid to rest at the Heathcote Cemetery

Pohlman St, Heathcote on Tuesday May 14, 2024

The graveside service will commence at 12.00 noon.

All welcome to attend ether or both services. 

At the conclusion of the service at the Heathcote cemetery

Leigh's family invite you to join them at Commercial Hotel Heathcote,

for refreshments and to continue to share your memories of Leigh. 


Dear Les and family, Thinking of you at this sad time Memories are precious ❤️ Cheryl and James Beard

Cheryl Beard

Condolences to Les and Family. A beautiful lady taken to soon. Leigh was a special lady

Pam Anderson

So sorry to hear of Leigh’s passing. Condolences to Les and family; a beautiful soul gone too soon. Thinking of you all at this sad time and sending love.

Inta Blake

Dear Les, Stacey, Matt and Emma. Leigh was a beautiful, caring woman and will be missed by so many. Hold your memories tight and let her strength help you through this difficult time. Rest peacefully dear Leigh ❤️


Les, my heartfelt condolences to you and your family on the passing of Leigh. I have many great memories of our time working together at Council and cherished our coffee times where we could talk about her loved horses, farming, holidays, bucket lists and solve the problems of the world. The world was a much better place having Leigh around, such a genuine and caring person. I will always carry my memories of the great friend she was.

Lyn Vallance

My deepest condolences to Les, Matt, Stace and ‘Nan’ and your extended family and friends during this time. Rest in peace now Leigh you will be missed and carried in the hearts of everyone’s life you touched. Xx

Melody & Tom Scholtens

Deepest sympathy to Les Stacey Matt Emma Aunty Marg and Karen on the loss of your wife mum daughter and sister. Leigh will be forever loved and missed

The Hutchies

To Les, Stacey and Matt, thinking of you and remembering all the fun at Pony Club over the years. Leigh will be galloping through the clouds on her beautiful horses.

Deanne and Ray Frame

Dear Les, Stacy, Matthew, Emma and Margaret May happy memories of Leigh bring you comfort at this sad time. Those who touch our lives, stay in our hearts forever. Our deepest sympathies are with you all.

Love Aunty Lyn, Susan, Melissa and families

From the first day we met Leigh she touched our hearts with her strength and positive outlook on life even the days when we knew she was strugging. So happy that we managed a catch up a few weeks ago. We will miss your smile but you will always be in our thoughts. Thinking of Les and family Jules and Nikki Xx


To Les and family no words can express the sadness we feel for you on the loss of Leigh, no more pain but gone way too soon. RIP

Bob and Denise Hutchinson

So sorry for your loss. Condolences to all during this trying time

Suzanne coburn

Dear Les and Family Life’s far too short and Leigh you were far too young. We know you’re in.a peaceful place with your adoring horses. We are thinking of you Les. Leigh was such a loving and caring person to all that worked alongside you. Leigh you were so welcoming and boy did we have some fun. We will miss you Leigh and we will continue to have the HWP catch ups just for you. Lots of Love Cookie (one of your boys) Amber and Family. X

Amber Wood

Leigh filled the lives of all those around her with happiness and laughter. While we are deeply saddened, we'll hold dear the precious moments shared, etched forever in our hearts. Your wicked sense of humor, kindness, and unwavering support meant the world. Our heartfelt condolences to Les, Stacey, Matt, and Emma.

Sharon, Snow and the boys

To dear Stacey and all your family, my thoughts & love are with you at this very sad and difficult time. My sincere condolences to you, Les, Matt, ‘Nan’ and families. RIP Leigh  Xx

Pina Rosaia

Offering sincere condolences and fondest thoughts on the passing of Leigh. What a wonderful lady who will no doubt have left beautiful memories behind.

Annie Coobs

Dear Les & Family So sorry to hear of the passing of Leigh. Thoughts & love to you all as you remember all your special time together

Bernadette Storer

To Les and family, so sorry for your loss of a lovely, kind lady. Brenda & Joe Bechaz

Brenda Bechaz

My heart breaks for you Les, Leigh was one beautiful lady and will be missed by everyone she met.

Tracey D

To Les, Stacey, Matt and Emma, Thinking of you all at this sad time. A lovely lady, wife, mother and mother in law and will surely be missed by all who knew her. Love to all Barry & Lyn Townley

Barry Townley

Our deepest sympathy to all .from Charles Thompson siblings and their families. R.I.P.cousin .

Marg Bos

Dear Les and family, Leigh will be missed by us all, that beautiful smile and sparkling eyes was so warm and welcoming. May she rest pain free. Julie and Laurie Barber

Julie Barber

To Les and Family Thinking of you all at this sad time. Leigh was such a courageous lady Always had a big smile and a hug. We chatted about work, family, Les being a Councillor, horses which were a huge part of your life, building the dressage arena, going to events and just riding and caring for your beloved horses. Rest in Peace Leigh you will be sorely missed Love Rhonice and Nev Graham

Rhonice Graham

Deepest sympathy Les, Stacey, Matt and family and to all who knew & loved her. 

Tricia Pollard

How lucky was I to walk into a new workplace over 20 years ago and have Leigh as my “young” work Mum. So caring, kind hearted and generous. Thanks for being there for me over the years. An absolute honour to have known you & a friendship I will always cherish. Rest easy now with no more pain. Sending all our love to Les, Stace, Matt, Emma, Mrs McDonald & Families. Love Vicki, Carli & Liam, Chloe & Jacob, Nick & Maia & Mitch. xx

Vicki Taylor

To dear Stacey and the McPhee family, sending our love and deepest sympathy on the loss of Leigh, may she be resting peacefully, flying high,and watching over you all. Jen and Rob Rust

Jen Rust

Les and family I’m sad to hear of the passing of your wife,mother. RIP


Condolences to Les and all the family, such a lovely lady and very sad news.


Our favourite Lady,  Leigh you were the most kind hearted lady and will always be our Matriarch to the HWP team Many great times had with you & Les… Our hearts are broken for you Les, Stacey, Matt & Emma but we will help you to remember the good times for sure. May she rest in peace.  Much Love and great big Hugs Shrek & Linds Petersen & Family x

Shrek & Lindsay Petersen

Dear Les & Family, So very sad for you that Leigh has lost her battle. Now her body can rest & her spirit can keep riding. xx

Leonie Conway-Hazlett

To Les and family, Very sad to hear about Leigh. Thinking of you all THE cowling Family

Jennifer Cowling

Dear, Les,Stacey, Matt and Emma, we are deeply sad and sorry for the passing of Leigh who will be sadly missed by not only you but all who knew her and loved her. To us she was a true and loving friend who always had a smile, a laugh, a kind word with a big hug each time we saw her. Her suffering is now over and she fought her fight with great determination .Our love, thoughts and deepest sympathy to you all at this sad and difficult time and we will always remember her. RIP Leigh, ride free of pain. Love Joy and Tony.

Joy and Tony Richardson

A true lady and lovely friend who didn't deserve what she went through. Our love and thoughts are with Les and his family.

Fay and Allan Tayloe

Les and family - a very sad time for everyone who knew and loved Leigh. She was a delight to work with and is someone I called a good friend. She will be missed. Thinking of you at this time and sending love and support - from Heather and Murray

Heather Green and Murray Conn

Leigh was such a great support to me when I first started at Council. I really enjoyed the year spent working and learning from her and will miss her cheeky smile and dry wit. Thanks for getting me hooked on soy chai lattes Leigh. xx Sending love, thoughts, and prayers to Les & Leigh's family during this tough time, xx

Joyline Rovere

To Les and family members thinking of you all God bless rest in peace love to all

Leonard rickard

So sad to hear of Leigh’s passing.. our Sincerest Condolences to Les & Family. Thinking of you all at this difficult time & sending love ❤️ From Barb, Rob, Tania, Kym Vicki, Tegan (Fenton) & Families

Barb & Rob Fenton

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