Our dearly beloved mother who will be deeply missed and never forgotten. She was the foundation of the Chircop family in more ways than one. We could never have asked for a better mother or friend in our lifetime. Her friends played a major part in her life and she looked forward to the times they spent together. Mum was proud of her children, she nurtured, guided and mentored us until her last breath.
Born Egypt 29.4.22 died 5.11.12 Immigrated to Australia in 1949, After giving birth to 10 children and raising them in Balcatta until the children were at an age that allowed her to return to work until the age of 71. Mum left school at the age of 10, Spoke seven languages, skilled in cooking, sewing, knitting.
Daughter of Jacky and Sophie Panossian, wife of Serafino Chircop (dec), Mother of Joeseph (dec), Charlie (Kay), Billy (Barbra), Tony (Michele), Doris (Ken, dec) Sandra (Nat), Kerry (Steve), John (Gihan), Ray (Debbie), Steven (Lana). Grand Mother of 31, Great Grandmother of 35, Great-Great Grandmother of 9.
Mum RIP from your loving family.
Published in The West Australian from November 7 to November 12, 2012