Terence Alexander Beggs

20/03/1953 - 16/08/2020

In loving memory of Terence Alexander Beggs who sadly passed away at home in Torquay on 16th August 2020
Beloved husband to Maria
Loving Father to Benjamen, Jessica, Isobel and Brigid.
Cherished Father in law to Sophie, Clinton, Marko and Troy.
The most amazing special Grandad to Hilary, Henry, Xavier, Harriett, Oliver, Margaret, George and Baby Chapman.

A truly amazing man who will be greatly missed but forever in our hearts.
We will love you always and forever our Tezza XOXO

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Brigid Chapman
2020-08-17 23:24:51
Miss you Dad XOXOX
Isobel Saric
2020-08-17 23:33:42
I miss you Dad
Karen Griffin
2020-08-18 03:34:43
A fantastic brother in law to Danny (deceased) and Karen. You fought to the end darling Tez. I will miss our Chats xxoo
Louise McQueen
2020-08-18 03:35:58
Tezza you will always hold a special place in my heart. Your sister-in law Louise and Andrew xxx
Michael Griffin
2020-08-18 04:22:17
One of a kind N0 4
Noeleen Bright
2020-08-18 04:53:40
Sending lots of love to Maria and her wonderful family! RIP Terry xxx
Emma Bright
2020-08-18 05:48:32
One of the best! Big hugs and kisses to all the family! Thank you Tezza for giving me my best friend! I’ll look after your Bidi x
George Chapman
2020-08-18 06:15:41
I miss so you much my Dad Dad Xoxox
Ann and Joe Zahra
2020-08-18 06:17:00
It has been a privilege over the past decade to have you in our lives. Thank you for the fun times we shared together and we promise to keep an eye Maria. RIP Terry. 🌹🌹🌹
Maria Beggs
2020-08-18 06:19:08
To my darling Tezza u were the love of my life I will miss beyond words your Ma Maria❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️
Owen Beggs
2020-08-18 06:47:55
Always welcoming, always ready to lend a hand, to provide a shoulder to lean on or just to chat or to listen or to offer some timely advice. This is going to be pretty tough for all of us but I have lost not just a brother but a large part of my life. There are too many good times and great memories to mention here. I will miss you Terry
Wendy and Robert Hope
2020-08-18 09:00:25
Terry you were a wonderful friend - kind, funny and smart. We will miss you and will look out for Maria. Sending love and deepest sympathy to all the family at this sad time xxxc
Angie Chelsea and Jeremy Warner
2020-08-18 09:05:35
Many fond memories of a wonderful sportsman leader and family man our condolences to Maria and family
Terri Schwartz
2020-08-18 22:09:35
BeggsY amazing man husband father and grand dad. Great memories of coming to the farm christening birthdays when ever there was a family do how dad loved coming there you always made us so welcome.How we will miss you so much always in our heart. Tess Stan Jane Chris Cathy and Mark and families.
Brendan Beck (The Boy)
2020-08-18 23:38:27
An amazing man, colleague and friend. Beggsy, there are so many happy times and many laughs. Your legacy lives on through your beautiful family. I am better for knowing you.Thanks for everything. R.I.P mate, way you go!! x
Jenny Jones(nee Holroyd)
2020-08-19 00:33:14
Such fond memories of our teaching days at Melton South. So many laughs. Farewell to a fighter borh on and off the tennis court. Our thoughts are with you Maria and family
Leanne Griffin
2020-08-19 00:38:12
Terri you were a amazing person. Loving, caring, and a great help, you will be in our hearts and through always love Lee, Nicholas, Abbey-Lee💖💗💞💖
Len Murfitt
2020-08-19 01:09:18
"Begsie" fun loving, great company, motivating teacher to so many people over so many years, appreciated and respected by so many children, parents and fellow teachers. 'A really good bloke' who will be sadly missed.
Merle and Herman Erkamps
2020-08-19 01:14:03
To our Dear Friend Terry, thank you for being a part of our lives, we have lot's of happy memories of all the get togethers with our beautiful group of friends, especially the hours we spent fishing together on the houseboat which I will always remember, Rest in Peace dear friend we will miss you. xxx
Belinda and moose, Archie and Milla East
2020-08-19 01:15:40
We will all miss you very much Tezza, so many wonderful memories over the years between the Shaw”s and the Beggsys!
Tom and Tamara Madjeric
2020-08-19 01:23:05
We are so deeply sorry for your loss of such a loved man. Our thoughts are with your entire family and friends xxx Tom and Tamara Madjeric
Mark Andjelkovic
2020-08-19 02:15:13
Our condolences to all the family, Terry was a champion fella and loved by all. R.I.P love from Mark and Denise Andjelkovic
Fletcher Belinda Clara & Boyd Hamilton
2020-08-19 02:46:00
Dearest Kumovi and extended Beggs Family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. May your beautiful father Rest In Peace and his love have a guiding presence always xxxx
Gavan Bourke
2020-08-19 02:59:26
Sympathy to all of Terry’s family- he was always a good great friend of the Staughton Vale Bourkes
Mount Duneed Regional Primary School
2020-08-19 03:03:26
To our friend, Terry. What an extraordinary impact you had on our school community in the time you were with us. You entertained students and staff with your wonderful stories, fun games and jovial nature - you were a truly inspiring teacher and friend. Many staff recall special memories while teaching alongside you, but mostly we will all remember how kind, caring, generous and thoughtful you were to everyone. You will be missed. Our deepest sympathies and love are extended to Terry's family xx
2020-08-19 03:28:37
Wonderful memories of a true gentleman. Our deep condolences to the Beggs and Griffin families. Denis Williams & Family.
Matt Baird
2020-08-19 03:41:38
Rest In Peace Terry. One of the truest gentleman I have ever met that always made me feel more than welcome in his home. My sincere condolences to Maria, Brigid and the entire Beggs family, thinking of you all xx
Bryan Chapman
2020-08-19 04:28:26
Terry, Husband, Father, Grandfather and Mentor. A "Special " family man and Australian. See you, Mate. Thoughts from Bryan , Troy, Karen, Graeme and Alex.
Adam Lavars
2020-08-19 04:58:16
Terry, You had a profound impact on my teaching career. While I always knew that my kids were in the safest of hands when you came in as CRT to my classroom, I much preferred the days when I was at school instead and we could talk everything from teaching to football and our families. You had a wealth of experience that you were always willing to share, and you looked out for me at every turn. I learned something new, be it about teaching or life, each time you came into the school. You were funny, kind, considerate and generous with your time. I will not just remember you as a colleague, but also as a friend, and the teaching profession is a little less special without you in it. RIP Terry. Sending love and thoughts to his family and friends.
Kerri Tate
2020-08-19 06:18:41
You will be missed Beggsy. Never a dull moment when you were around. Thanks for being a great colleague and friend. Rest In Peace.
Gwenda & Trevor Brehaut
2020-08-19 06:19:47
Deepest Sympathy to all The Beggs family, especially Brigid and Maria, on the passing of Terry, remembering the days he would take Brigid to tennis tournaments to play with our daughter, a kind and loving father, he will be missed by all his family and friends.
Laura Kelson
2020-08-19 09:35:31
Beautiful Tez! The warmest, most loving and proud family man. My deepest sympathies to Maria, Ben, Soph, Jess, Clint, Izzy, Marco, Troy and my beautiful Brigid and all his precious grandchildren. Your smile will be missed by all. All the love, Laura, Michael, Poppy and Tessa xxxx
Chris Schwartz
2020-08-19 09:49:35
Beggsy As an uncle you were loved, respected and admired by all your nieces, nephews and extended family’s You never said a bad word about anyone (except for umpires) I will miss our text messages that we would send to each other the laughter we we would get from them RIP mate
Jenn, Glenn, James & Tom Bennett-Hullin
2020-08-19 09:54:54
Our thoughts and prayers to Jess, Clint, Xavier, Harriett and their family on the passing of Terry. A huge loss for you all. Love Jenn, Glenn, James and Tom xx
Liz Hill
2020-08-19 10:06:51
Sincere condolences to all the Beggs family.
Mick and Lou McLean
2020-08-19 23:06:47
Terry Beggs. He ran me round the tennis court till my knees gave way and I couldn't do it any more. Good times. He taught me how to swing a golf club and enjoy a nice shiraz. Important things for older men. More importantly he was a great friend to Lou and me. A smile came easily to his face and he loved a laugh. Generous, kind, funny and always entertaining. He was the best teacher I ever worked with and a wonderful family man. So many lives made better by one man. His passing has created a hole that can't be filled, but he will be remembered by so many. Lou and I will miss him, that's for sure. Our condolences go out to Maria, his kids and all the grand kids in this difficult time.
Bill Tucker
2020-08-19 23:22:56
Our deepest sympathy and condolences to Maria and all the Beggs families . Terry was a life long friend and we shared many sporting and social events together over the years. His happy, bubbly outlook on life will be deeply missed. Taken too early and a fighter to the end. Bill and Colleen Tucker and family'
Cristelle Gilmour
2020-08-20 01:48:07
Much loved brother of Michael (dec), brother in law of Marie, and Uncle to Cristelle & Fraser, Lacey & Luke, Steve & Sam and their families. Our thoughts and hearts are with you all, words just don’t seem enough... Brothers together again, talking sport, with a drink in hand 💙
Jan Davidson
2020-08-20 01:49:18
Great memories of teaching with Beggsy at Darley Primary. Our thoughts are with all at this difficult time. The Davo’s
Tammy Kerr
2020-08-20 07:27:36
We will miss you Terry! - my favourite memories are of when you and dad took us kids fishing. One of the funniest was when Ben lost a good sized red fin and was promptly told “That was shit fishing Benjamin, shit fishing”! And this became a long standing line we used for years afterwards with laughter and fond memories. I know it’s not a coincidence you have reunited with those who have passed on the same day that my dad passed and I’m sure there won’t be any shit fishing where you now reside in paradise. Xxx
Ivan & Mladenka Saric
2020-08-20 09:39:40
Our deepest condolences to Maria, Isobel and family on the passing of your beloved Terry. We will miss him dearly, we cherish the time we spent together. A loving father and friend. We will miss our get togethers. May you rest in eternal peace 🙏❤️ Love Ivan & Mladenka Šaric
Maria & Rob Špehar
2020-08-20 09:50:32
Our sincerest condolences to Maria, Ben, Jess, Isy & Brigid and families. Thinking of you all during this difficult time. Terry was a amazing man with a beautiful spirit and he will be dearly missed. All our love Maria, Rob, Grace & Lucas Špehar ❤️
Margaret O'Carrigan
2020-08-21 08:37:13
Mum [ Margaret 94 years] has asked to record her warm memories of Terry - with whom she felt she had a great and special bond even though we lived many years apart. She was so glad she saw him last January. Her earliest memories of Terry was visiting her cousin, Mary at Balliang when Terry was two years old. He was kicking a balloon across the floor in the Kitchen and executing she said " perfect drop kicks" which impressed the adults greatly. She says " I'll always miss him - Balliang won't be the same" Love Margaret O'Carrigan and family
Julie Hetherington
2020-08-21 13:11:07
Dear Maria and all the family, We send our deepest sympathies to you all on hearing the sad news of Terry's passing. I remember visiting the family farm as a child and enjoying the company of a whole extra group of cousins. Terry always had a beautiful sparkle in his eyes, a warm smile, a sense of calmness and such a wise tone every time he spoke. Sending our love to all of Beggs town, Julie, Garry and Olivia Hetherington. (Breakfast Point, Sydney)
Lindsay Candy
2020-08-22 07:36:34
Deepest sympathy to Maria and family on the loss of a husband, father, grandfather and friend. He was a wonderful family man, a warm and trusted friend and will be sadly missed by all who knew him. Terry was also a fine teacher who positively influenced young lives - especially through his love of sport and encouraging others to also enjoy the same. Terry was an extremely well-liked and respected staff member of Lara Primary School. He will be kindly remembered. Rest well. Cheryl and Lindsay Candy
Lara Primary School
2020-08-23 08:28:26
The Staff and School Community of Lara PS would like to extend their deepest sympathy to Maria and extended family on the loss of Terry. Many fond memories and entertaining stories about his time teaching at Lara have been shared this week by the staff who worked with him during his time at our school. As a friend, colleague and teacher, he will be sadly missed.
Geoff& Cherie Proposch
2020-08-23 23:58:18
Our deepest sympathy goes to Maria and her family over the sad passing of Terry or as we affectionally called him Tezza. Tezza was a great friend and golfing buddy.We enjoyed many rounds together with the money changing hands going into a quaddie--we did share in a few and really can't remember any losses. Our golfing trips were memorable with one standout being to Moonah Links. Sharing a quiet one at the Sorrento pub on the 19th hole while we watched a few races on Sky.We noticed a horse about to run called Tezla. As this name was close enough in name to Tezza we all pooled in and backed him--he duly saluted by a nostril and therefore dinner was paid for. We are going to sadly miss our Tezza and hope he can still send us down a few winning tips every now and then. Always missed and forever in our hearts, Rest In Peace "ole" mate Geoff, Cherie, Michael and Sean xxx
Helen Whiteley
2020-08-24 11:36:07
Fondest memories of teaching in the same grade level for a number of years. He enjoyed life. Condolences to Maria and the family
Trevor & Helen Lyne
2020-08-24 13:00:20
To Maria & family May the memories you have of a wonderful, loving husband, father and granddad sustain you at this sad time. With many happy and fond memories of a very special colleague and friend. RIP Terry Trevor & Helen Lyne. Xo
Trevor Lyne
2020-08-24 13:28:25
Darley Primary School (Old Crew) We have lost ,with the passing of Beggsy , a special talented teacher, colleague and friend. Terry was a leader willing to take on any task asked of him. He led by example. He was dedicated to the pupils in his care and they loved him in return particular the funny stories or sport. Many staff recall his wonderful stories, jovial nature but more importantly his friendship. GO THE CATS Our deepest sympathy to Maria and family
Kevin Collard
2020-08-24 22:18:55
Maria and family, Our greatest love and support to you at this very sad time of the loss of Terry. Terry was such a wonderful, positive person. Children loved to have him as their teacher. Terry made learning fun. He was such a fantastic colleague who provided unlimited support to others. Terry you are a true friend and provided a wonderful example of a life so well lead. Rest in peace now in God's care. Elayne & Kevin Collard
Greg Howell
2020-08-24 23:41:30
I always enjoyed playing golf with Terry. He was great fun around the course and there were always lots of laughs. My thoughts go out to his family. Rest in peace Terry. Greg Howell
Lyall Mills
2020-08-24 23:44:51
So Sad to here of the passing of Terry the wonderful memories of the times at BBQ's and family functions at the house at Anakie with loving friend's and family You will always have memories in my heart Lyall Mills
Michelle Logan
2020-08-25 00:09:51
Thinking of you all today, sending our thoughts and prayers. Uncle Terry was a great bloke with a huge heart. He always had time for a chat. RIP.
Alana Skeet
2020-08-25 00:49:20
Sending you all the love and strength in this world and beyond. What a beautiful family he has created, and he will live on in all of you forever xxx
Family Skoko
2020-08-25 00:50:51
Thinking of you all today & sending you all comforting hugs & healing prayers 🙏. Rest in peace Terry 🕊.
Bellbrae Primary School
2020-08-25 01:00:32
The Bellbrae Primary School Community offer their sincere condolences to the Beggs family on the sad passing of Terry. Not only was Terry the devoted father of Brigid, he was also a popular CRT at our school for many years. Our thoughts are with you all today, and may your treaasured memories help you through the dark times.
Roger and Janine Suter
2020-08-25 01:13:47
We have many warm memories of working together with Terry in the good old days at Darley and both of our kids were lucky enough to have Mr.Beggs for their teacher. Will be remembered for the gentleman he always was. Roger and Janine
Matt Kerr
2020-08-25 01:39:27
Great memories of Terry from swimming lessons in primary school through to family Christmas functions at his house. Terry approached life with an enthusiasm that not many others do. RIP.
Damian Chester
2020-08-25 02:24:08
Such a lovely service. Terry was a great friend and one of the good guys. Will miss him dearly. Our condolences to Maria and the family. RIP Terry, until we meet again. Love Damian and Kathryn
Valerie Kent
2020-08-25 02:26:27
A beautiful service for Terry. Our condolences to his family. Mt Duneed Regional Primary School
Dan McMahon
2020-08-25 04:10:19
Beautiful ceremony today for Beggsy. He lived a full and rewarding life. Maria, you and Terry are to be admired the way your kids spoke today and the slideshow was a testament to your life together. He was a gentleman.
Tonia Beggs
2020-08-25 04:36:32
Hard to believe we will never see your smile again Uncle Terry. Such a beautiful service by your wonderful family. Sending so much love to Maria, Ben, Jess, Isy, Brigid & your families. Wish we could have been there to give you a hug today xxx
Adrian Cook
2020-08-25 09:35:06
Maria, Benjamin, Jessica, Isobel Brigid and families I would like to say it was a beautiful service and you made Terry proud with the great job you all did with your speeches. Most unfortunate that we could not all be there but I’m sure there were an incredible number of people present in spirit. On a personal note I have many great memories of Terry in our younger days playing cricket and kicking the footy at the farm going with mum and dad to watch Terry play football in Geelong and the Beggs and Cook family Christmases with grandpa and grandma at Bacchus Marsh. Most of all I will remember my last chat with Terry at Stoney’s pub after Aunty Mary’s service. All the best Adrian Tracy and Lachlan Cook
Donna Beggs
2020-08-25 10:46:28
Dear Maria,Ben, Jess Issy and little Biddy. Thinking about you all today. Watched the service tonight. Beautiful eulogies of this wonderful man. I just wish all of us could have been there with you. We will all continue to see so much of him in his kids and beautiful grandkids.
In Loving Memory
Brigid Chapman
Jessica Shaw
Oliver Saric
Nikolina Saric
Danielle Bradley
Louise McQueen
Amy Mcleish
Elise Hultgren
Jasmin and Greg
Micah Buchanan
Emilie Schwartz
Karen Griffin
Troy Shaw
Simon O’Brien
Laura Priest
Beverley Kilkenny
Michael Griffin
Lauren Grant
Ann and Joe Zahra
Troy Chapman
Sam Guiney
Maria Spehar
George Chapman
Tarryn Stanley
Mel & Rich Lehocz
Jen Ditkun
Benjamen Beggs
Sophie Beggs
Henry Beggs
Hilary Beggs
Adrian Cook
Caroline, Chris, Jaimee, Mason & Lenny xx Fitzgerald/Trewin
Annabel, Rohan, Camellia, Poppy and Rosie Gordon
Wendy and Robert Hope
Jessica, Jake. Lily and Jude Clark
Geraldine (Cook) & Byron Mitra
Cheryl & Jason Spiller
Marko Saric
Renee Reynolds
Ben, Sarah, Ollie, Maggie and Charlie Fitzgerald
Renee,Clark, Ed and George
Kate Shaw
Kate Shaw
Butch Teges Cooper Baxter Ava Shaw
Melissa Beaumont
Shane, Danielle, Freddy, Iggy and Florence Gill
Carmel Brownr
Judy McMahon
Jane O’Leary
Lacey Mckenna
Caroline Sheehan
Terri Schwartz
Stephen McDonald
Stephen McDonald
Brendan Beck (The Boy)
Damian Beggs
Melinda & Goran Skoko
Belinda and moose, Archie and Milla East
Tom and Tamara Madjeric
Chris Schwartz
Ante & Helen Boras
Fletcher Belinda Clara & Boyd Hamilton
Kathryn & Adrian, Jack and Laura Noble
Valerie Kent
Holly Ballard
Georgie Giglio
Kerri Tate
Sarah O’Leary
Heidi, Troy, Zoey, a Louise & Bailey Shaw
John and Veronica Kelly
Mick & Karen Kelly
Laura Kelson
Pam Heath and family
Paul Kelly
Cristelle Gilmour
Sonja Ballard
Bryan Chapman
Judy & Robin McIntosh
Tammy Kerr
Pauline Peters
Lou and Brent Kahle
Liseth, Daniel, & Kohana Peters
Joe and Terri Khan
Lisa Humphrey
Julie Hetherington
Lloyd and Liz Anstee
A & A Skoko
Dan McMahon
Jane Dunn
Marcia O’Brien
Tim Griffin
Mile Pastuovic
Emma, Cam, Jake, Logan and Dex Peters
Shane Richards
Jacinta Richards
heath, kate, flynn and max shaw
James & Silvana Demo
Jim Humphrey
Mark, Penny, Poppy & Lily Gee
Lyn Coller
Tonia Beggs
Sam mcmahon
Luke Vassallo
Jackie Bown
Lyall Mills
Ange Trewin
Michelle Logan
Alana Skeet
Chris Beggs
Clare Smith
Ian and Marian Holmes
Lyn Mortimer
Nigel & Will Jamison Maddern
Mark & Denise Andjelkovic