Priest presides at historic Melbourne gangland funeral

A priest has presided over what has been described as the last Melbourne gangland funeral of its kind.

Fr Joe Caddy presided at the funeral of George Williams, 69, the father of notorious gangland criminal, the late Carl Williams.

“We all fall over,” said Fr Caddy.

“But all people have goodness,” he added.

Fr Caddy recognised not only the “grief” but also the “tension” of the day at St Theresa’s Church in Essendon.

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