Beaudesert stalwart Erroly Guilfoyle has died

FAREWELL: Errol Guilfoyle was an army veteran and staunch supporter of returned servicemen in Beaudesert. Photo: Larraine Sathicq
FAREWELL: Errol Guilfoyle was an army veteran and staunch supporter of returned servicemen in Beaudesert. Photo: Larraine Sathicq

BEAUDESERT stalwart and former RSL sub-branch president Errol Guilfoyle died on Tuesday, July 28.

Current president Carol Castles said Mr Guilfoyle's passing was a loss for the community.

"The Beaudesert RSL sub-branch is deeply saddened by the passing of their past president Mr. Errol Guilfoyle," she said.

"Errol had grown up in Beaudesert and lived a large part of his life being very active in our community.

"He was a much loved paramedic ambulance officer and a life member of the RSL,

"Errol joined the CMF as a 16-year-old and then the regular army. In 1959 to 1969 he served his country in Australia with overseas deployment to New Guinea in 1968.

"Lest we Forget"

Brown Family Funerals will conduct Mr Guilfoyle's final farewell with a graveside service at Beaudesert Cemetery on Boundary Street on Tuesday, August 2 at at 11am.

Brown Family Funerals co-director Janet Ferguson said the service would be conducted in line with COVID-19 regulations whatever they may be.

"For now, the guidelines allow a maximum of 100 people," she said.

"We already have about 90 people registered to attend and that anyone who wants to attend to register in advance."

For those unable to attend the funeral, the service will be live streamed online from the graveside at tastefultransitions.com.au/errol-guilfoyle/.