Leonie Mary Street (née Findlay )

Leonie died peacefully at home, in her own bed, on Thursday, 17 September, 2020, aged 90.

Daughter of Thomas David and Ellen Francis Findlay, loving sister of Joan and Jan (all dec’d).

Darling wife of Leonard George, (dec’d), loving mother to Ann, Michael, Paul, Julian, Caitlin, and Andrew, and mother-in Law to Bill, Jenny, Cath, and Rachell.

Beloved Nan to her 10 Grandchildren, and 12 Great Grandchildren.

She lived a wonderful, and happy life.

She will be greatly missed by us all.

May she rest peacefully.


A private funeral service will be held.

Click on the link below to view Leonie’s funeral service via livestream on Thursday September 24, 2020 at 1.00 p.m.



Funeral Notice

  1. Our sympathy and condolences to the whole family, especially Cait, and those other family members who were not able to attend the service today due to the pandemic. Love from Michael, Fran, Imogen and Miriam

    Frances Newell September 24, 2020
  2. Watch Leonie’s service online. I am disappointed that during this difficult time for you all that I could not be there in person. Love Aunty Joyce and families

    Joyce Diamond September 24, 2020
  3. Passing my love on to the beautiful family. I wish I could be there today to pay my respects. She was an amazing woman. And I thank her for taking such good care of her kids as well as Chris, Lilly and Ruby.

    May she finally rest with the love of her life.

    R.I.P Leonie x

    Love Georgie xx

    Georgie September 24, 2020
  4. Many special memories of my own special fairy godmother. Love to all the family. Thinking of you all. Xox

    Elizabeth Delahunty September 24, 2020
  5. Darling Leonie,
    My late mother – Pat- enjoyed a lifelong and wonderful friendship with you – her cousin- along with your late sisters- Joan and Jan.
    Pat always fondly and lovingly reminisced the times you spent together in childhood.
    I recall hilarious times together at family celebrations at our home and your homes in Woodend, Ocean Grove and Ballarat.
    You were a wonderful host and welcomed us warmly.
    We love you dearly.
    Much love
    Jane Thompson

    Jane Thompson September 24, 2020
  6. Leonie,
    I shall never forget my sometimes late night calls to my Advice line (you) helping me with everything from nappy rash or settling our babies to sleep.
    The early mornings in ocean grove whist you got so much joy watching over me during the early morning feeds Lilly and Ruby-rose. It’s seemed to make your day assisting me in every way possible.

    The wonderful meals and Poppy’s soups you would drop by to help out when ever you could.

    Thank you so much for making my son Christopher-Robin feel so loved reading him bedtime stories or reciting hush hush whisper who dares Christoper-robin is saying his prayers.

    Thank you for all the love you showed my as your daughter-inlaw and all the love you have showered over my beautiful children, may you sleep in peace and hopefully poppy will be there to greet you with his cantaloupe and news paper or perhaps his one can of Hahn ice, he will doubt say his catch fraise “Rubbish” they give you a huge hug.

    R.I.P you deserve it.
    Amie xx

    Amie siggins September 21, 2020
  7. On Behalf of Ruth Bannenberg and the Bannenberg family.
    Goodbye Dear Leonie, my true friend of so many years.
    Your family and my family almost grew up together. No Bannenberg will ever forget the support offered at our darkest hour, now more than 45 years ago. Acts of kindness that were always so happily there.
    Our sincere sympathies and love to the Street family, each and every one of you.
    Ruth & John Bannenberg
    Michael, Mark, Clare, Francesca and Emma

    Fran Bannenberg September 21, 2020

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