Funeral for mother and son after Sydney Hume Highway crash

This is the heart-breaking moment friends and relatives of the Sydney mother and son killed in a tragic head-on collision said their final farewells after a moving memorial service.

Occupational therapist Julie ‘Jules’ Bullock, 49, and her schoolboy son Hudson, 7, were both killed in the accident on the Hume Highway about 8.30am on March 7. Mrs Bullock’s daughter, Sienna, survived and is recovering in the care of her father, Darren, and family.

The lost mother and son were celebrated by at least 200 mourners at an overflowing memorial service at Camden, in the city’s south-west, on Monday morning. In a stirring eulogy, Mr Bullock said: ‘Goodbye my friends… Hold each other tight. We will all cuddle again one day’.

This is the heart-breaking moment friends and relatives of Sydney mother Julie Bullock and son Hudson, who were killed in a tragic head-on collision said their final farewells

This is the heart-breaking moment friends and relatives of Sydney mother Julie Bullock and son Hudson, who were killed in a tragic head-on collision said their final farewells

He embraced his adult children as his loved ones’ coffins – painted white and pale blue – were placed in hearses parked out the front of St Johns Anglican Church in the centre of town.

The funeral service was told how Mrs Bullock, described as dedicated to helping children, would light up any room she walked into with her ‘sunshine’ and laughter.

The ceremony heard stories about Hudson from his peers at Wollondilly Anglican High School in messages read out by the school’s principal.

The little boy would stand up to people when they were being ‘mean’ and was described as kind, polite and keenly intelligent. His relatives remembered the boy as ‘The Prof’, or the professor.

Darren Bullock, the father of Hudson and husband of Julie arrives with a handwritten note

Darren Bullock, the father of Hudson and husband of Julie arrives with a handwritten note

Conrad Bullock stares upon the coffin as it sits in the hearse

Conrad Bullock stares upon the coffin as it sits in the hearse

A guest kisses the white coffin as it sits in the hearse

A guest kisses the white coffin as it sits in the hearse

Maddison Bullock is comforted by a mourner at the funeral of her step mother Julie Bullock and brother Hudson

Maddison Bullock is comforted by a mourner at the funeral of her step mother Julie Bullock and brother Hudson

Maddison Bullock plants a loving kiss on the lid of the coffin

Maddison Bullock plants a loving kiss on the lid of the coffin

In a stirring eulogy, Mr Bullock said: ‘Goodbye my friends… Hold each other tight. We will all cuddle again one day’

In a stirring eulogy, Mr Bullock said: ‘Goodbye my friends… Hold each other tight. We will all cuddle again one day’

Maddison Bullock (right) walks hand in hand with a guest holding a large teddy bear

Mrs Bullock was behind the wheel driving her twins in her Mazda 4WD to Wollondilly Anglican College in Tahmoor at the time of the fatal crash

Mrs Bullock was behind the wheel driving her twins in her Mazda 4WD to Wollondilly Anglican College in Tahmoor at the time of the fatal crash

Ms Bullock, 49, and her schoolboy son Hudson, 7 (left), were both killed in the accident on the Hume Highway about 8.30am on March 7. Mrs Bullock's daughter, Sienna (right), survived and is recovering in the care of her father

Ms Bullock, 49, and her schoolboy son Hudson, 7 (left), were both killed in the accident on the Hume Highway about 8.30am on March 7. Mrs Bullock’s daughter, Sienna (right), survived and is recovering in the care of her father

Mrs Bullock was behind the wheel driving her twins in her Mazda 4WD to Wollondilly Anglican College in Tahmoor at the time of the fatal crash.

The other woman involved in the crash, Tina Vilbert, reportedly also had twins who had previously attended the school. Ms Vilbert, whose Holden Astra slammed into the car, survived the accident.

Mrs Bullock’s father, Rodney Andrews, and friend Mandy from the Camden Women’s Church also paid tribute at the ceremony and guests were shown a photographic slideshow of the mother and son’s lives.

The local community has rallied around the family, raising more than $38,000 to help the Bullocks on donation website GoFundMe for medical and funeral bills – a stunning sum that blew organisers away.

Conrad Bullock, Ms Bullocks stepson steps out of the white limousine

Conrad Bullock, Ms Bullocks stepson steps out of the white limousine

Conrad Bullock (right holding the water bottle) is comforted by a guest as his sister

Conrad Bullock (right holding the water bottle) is comforted by a guest as his sister

Julie Bullock’s stepdaughter Maddison Bullock arrives at St John's Anglican Church in Camden

Julie Bullock’s stepdaughter Maddison Bullock arrives at St John’s Anglican Church in Camden

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