FORT, Heather Rosemary (née Carr)

Born on June 3, 1948. Passed away October 28, 2022.

Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family.
Dearly loved and loving wife of Keith for 53 wonderful years.
Loved and cherished mother to Peter and Belinda, mother-in-law to Tamika and Danny
Adored and loving Ma-Ma to Mackenzie, Jack, Ben, Gabrielle, and Nicola.
So strong and brave, an inspiration to all her family.
Will be sadly missed, forever in our hearts.

Say Hi to “GG” for us
May your final trail ride never end.

Funeral Notice
Poowong Public Hall Nyora Road, PoowongView Map

A Funeral Service to Celebrate the Life of Mrs Heather Rosemary Fort will be held at the Poowong Public Hall, Nyora Road Poowong on WEDNESDAY November 9, 2022 commencing 2.00pm.

Private Cremation.

This Service will be livestreamed, to view please  CLICK HERE.
  1. Your horse has wings, dance shoes astride, on this your Final Ride. You and Di will be up to all sorts of adventure’s. Such a mighty fight , never a grumble. Goodbye My Little Friend. 😘😘. Love Faye.. Dance Friends for 15 Years. 🎈💓😘

    Faye and Ken Harris October 30, 2022
  2. So very very sad on the passing of our long time neighbour and friend Heather, especially sharing our early farming & childrens growing up years. Deepest sympathy to Keith, Peter, Belinda & families and sister Lorraine.
    K&Graham, Steve, Mike & Shell

    K&Graham Laing October 31, 2022
  3. To our Beloved Heather a wonderful person and friend, treasured sister to Lorraine, sister-in-law to Bill, loving Aunty to Kaley, John, Russell, Rose and Teghan. Great Aunt to Darcy, Kodi and Jade. Missing you already.

    Lorraine and Bill Fisher October 31, 2022
  4. To Keith , Peter , Belinda and Families… our heartfelt sympathy to you all on the loss of Heather .
    A truly beautiful lady , kind hearted, loving and always greeted you with open arms and a happy smile .
    Our love and thoughts ,
    Janette, Graeme, Jeremy, Korey , Emily and their Families.

    Janette & Graeme Allchin October 31, 2022
  5. So sad to hear this news. Sending love to Keith and all the family. Graeme and Roz(Ireland) 😢xx

    Graeme and Roz Ireland November 1, 2022
  6. To the family. We are feeling for you all as you farewell your beautiful wife, mother , grandmother, sister, Aunty. A beautiful soul needed in Heaven, We will always remember her beautiful smile and loving presence. Until we meet again dear Heather. Thank you for Being a part of our lives. Rest in eternal Peace. 💚

    Russell and Rose November 1, 2022
  7. To Keith, Peter, Belinda and family, we are so saddened to Know that Heather is no longer with us. Heather was such a happy lady, greeted all with a warm smile and open arms. You will be so so missed Heather. All our love Ken & Helen and family. xx

    Helen J Salmon November 2, 2022
  8. Ride free Heather. Sadly missed friend and riding companion to all at South Gippsland Horse Trail Riding Club.

    Cynthia Gane November 3, 2022
  9. Sending our love to all of Heathers family.
    She always had a friendly smile❤️
    “Thunder is the sound of hoof beats
    in heaven”
    Ride free and no more pain Heather.
    Grant and Michelle Johnson and family

    Michelle jihnson November 3, 2022
  10. Dear Keith, Peter, Belinda and families we were so sad to hear of Heather’s passing, she really was that one in a million. You are all in our thoughts xxx
    Love Andrew, Nicky and Eve

    Nicky Baker November 3, 2022
  11. Fond memories of Heather. A gentle caring lady. Well loved member of our linedance family. Xxx

    Cheryl November 3, 2022
  12. Fairwell cuz,until we meet again. Love to Keith , Peter & Belinda & family at this sad time. Ann & Ross

    Ann & Ross Carr November 4, 2022
  13. Our sincere condolences to Keith, Peter, Belinda and family. A beautiful lady at peace. Heather will be sadly missed by all who were lucky enough to know her.
    Lynne, Colly and family’s

    Lynne Rogers November 4, 2022
  14. You will always be so loved and a part of our family. We have so many awesome memories riding in the High Country & many horse adventures. So many laughs & stories shared while riding beside you. Not only did you care for us but always cared about our horses. Forever loved and in our hearts “H”. Miss you..
    Chris & David Greaves

    Chris and Daivd Greaves November 4, 2022
  15. Keith, Belinda, Peter & families, on behalf of Heath Hill Yannathan Fire Brigade our deepest sympathy goes out to you all.

    Heath Hill Yannathan Fire Brigade November 4, 2022
  16. Loving memories of Heather A beautiful friendy lady always smiling. Can imagine the mischief you Di and Julie will get into. Sadly missed by the line dancing community. Rest in peace, till we meet again. Xx

    Janice Curry November 4, 2022
  17. To dear Keith, Peter, Tamika, Belinda, Danny and the extended families. We are saddened by your loss of such a caring, friendly and generous lady. Many fond memories of the Loch-Nyora Pony Club days when so many of us shared so much enjoyment with the kids and their ponies. Heather was up there with the best. RIP.

    Elaine Collis November 5, 2022
  18. So sad to here of your loss off your wife and mum, Keith Peter and Belinda.You are a lovely family ,I cherish the days when I delivered fruit& Veg’s to your farm many years ago. Thinking off you all
    Noel and Dawn Gaffney.

    NOEL & DAWN GAFFNEY November 5, 2022
  19. Dear Keith, Peter,Belinda and families our hearts go out to you with the loss of your beautiful Heather, wife, mum, nanna and our friend xx
    Heather with a heart of gold will be missed by us all xxx
    So many special memories of line dancing and our amazing Feathertop times and with our horses xx
    Forever missed xxxx
    All our love to you all xxx
    Sue and Pete Northover xxx

    Sue and Pete Northover November 6, 2022
  20. Keith,Peter,Belinda and families , we are saddened to hear of the passing of Heather, a very special lady in all of your lives. She always had a smile when you met her. A tireless worker for her family and community. A fun time was always had in the kitchen at PFC on Thursday nights.💕
    Apologies for not being able to attend Heather’s service. Judith &Trevor

    Judith Wilson November 7, 2022
  21. Sending love and condolences to Keith, Pete, Belinda and families. Heather was such a lovely lady and a huge part of the Poowong community that will be truly missed. Ride those horses in the skies with Di. Hugs to all.

    Narelle Foote and family November 8, 2022
  22. A beautiful woman who I was honoured to get to know when we worked together at the boarding kennels. Will cherish all the stories we shared whilst we worked.
    It always made my day and warmed my heart when I came back home to Poowong and bumped into Heather. A gorgeous woman through and through.
    My apologies for not being able to make it today, my heart goes out to you all.

    Amy van't Hof November 9, 2022
  23. To Keith, Peter, Belinda and Families. Our deepest sympathy to you all. We have all been touched by Heather and her kindness either through the Poowong Football Club or our girls who had the privilege of working with Heather at Poowong Kennels. Heather was a delight in every aspect a true lady who always gave you her time for a chat. You will be sadly missed Heather . RIP
    Peter, Tina, Amy, Maddy and Mitch van’t Hof .

    Peter and Tina November 9, 2022