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MARIO HIDALGO BALAGOT. 09/04/1920 – 18/03/2017

Requiem Mass for the Repose of the Soul of Mr. Mario Hidalgo Balagot

will be held at the Holy Family Catholic Church,

100 Power Road Doveton

On Tuesday, March 28th, at 12 Noon.

Viewing and Rosary will commence at 11.00am

in the small Church hall.

At the conclusion of the Service,

the immediate family will proceed to

the Blair Chapel, Springvale Botanical Cemetery,

for a Committal Service.

Guests are invited to remain in the Church hall

to wait for the family to return.

When I’m Gone – A Poem by Mrs. Lyman Hancock.

When I come to the end of my journey
And I travel my last weary mile
Just forget if you can, that I ever frowned
And remember only the smile

Forget unkind words I have spoken
Remember some good I have done
Forget that I ever had heartache
And remember I’ve had loads of fun

Forget that I’ve stumbled and blundered
And sometimes fell by the way
Remember I have fought some hard battles
And won, ere the close of the day

Then forget to grieve for my going
I would not have you sad for a day
But in summer just gather some flowers
And remember the place where I lay

And come in the shade of evening
When the sun paints the sky in the west
Stand for a few moments beside me
And remember only my best


Mario Balagot – in the care of Crane Funeral Services.

Please find at the bottom of this page an online space to leave your personal tribute to Mario, or to pass on your condolences and best wishes to the family. Extended family and friends are invited to leave a condolence / tribute for Mario at any time of the day or night. We have found that these touching tributes are warmly received by families who have experienced the grief of such a sad loss. You may need to allow 24 hours in some cases for us to make your tribute “live” online. If you would like more information about our funerals – including our our commitments to the families we serve – feel free to look through our site.


Contact us on 03-5977 7198 or 0447 727 263 if your require further assistance.

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