In Loving Memory
Dorothy Gwendoline Hovendene

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The Salvation Army

It is with saddened hearts that we announce that
Dorothy Hovendene of Millhaven Lodge
passed away peacefully on 9 May 2021
aged 92 years young.

Our world has changed and our hearts will never be the same.
Thank you for your unconditional love, support and kindness.
We love you Mum, Mother in law, Nana and Great Nana.


Details of the Memorial Service for Dorothy Hovendene is as follows

Location:   Salvation Army,
51 Bald Hill Road, Pakenham

Date:  Saturday, 22 May 2021

Time: 11.00am

Light Refreshments (sandwiches, pies etc, tea and coffee)
will be served after the service.

Please do not send flowers as Mum requested donations to go to the
Salvation Army (which was her second family)

Salvation Army Donation Details
BSB                                 033 636
Account                           114995
Quote Reference:  Dorothy’s Donations

A private cremation will be held.

Should you wish to send your personal condolences
to the family, please leave a message on the
“Leave a condolence” link located on this page.




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  1. Dear Debbie and family

    Our thoughts are with you during this sad time in your lives. Your beloved mum, and grandmother will be in your hearts forever. May she now rest in peace.

    sincere condolences
    Mrs Monika and Milan Stanic

    monika Stanic
  2. Dear Deb, and family
    Sending you all my heartfelt condolences during this difficult time. The world is already a better place as a result of Dot’s legacy and you are living proof of that. May she RIP sending much love, Carmel

    Carmel Perri
  3. Deb,I am so, so sorry that your Mum has passed. You loved her so much. She will always be in your heart. Sending my love to you, your family and your Mum’s friends. Cass xxxx

    Cassandra Highfield
  4. To Deb, Shaun and the rest of the Family, what a Lady, and what a proud Mum, Mother in law an Nanna she was, she always had such Beautiful words to say about Her Family. We as a Family were so Blessed to have known Her, to be a part of Her second Family, her church Family and Red Shield hasn’t been the same without Dorothy and Her Special Red Shield bear. May she now Rest Peacefully with Her First Love, Love an Condolences to you all, Ange, Russ, Em and Zoe x

    Ange Dahlmann
  5. To Debbie, Shaun and kids, I’m so sorry to hear this sad news, thoughts and prayers are with you all. ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ Our deepest condolences from Adrian, Mandy, Mitchell and Tayla xxx

    Mandy rolls
  6. Debbie, Shaun and all Family Very sorry to hear of your loss, never easy but from what I have read sounds like this remarkable woman left quite a mark and she enjoyed 92 years. She may be gone but I am sure all of the wonderful memories will remain etched in your heart and mind to help get you thru the difficult days. I am so sorry for your loss. Michael T Donohue

    Michael T Donohue
  7. Dear Debbie, Shaun and family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Best Wishes, Kirsten Willcox & family.

    Kirsten Willcox
  8. To Debbie and family
    Thinking of you during this difficult time. You have been the best daughter a mother could ask for: always supporting and making sure your mum had everything that she needed. You did everything you could to make her happy.

    Sending you all my love, Karen

  9. Sending love to you both and the family, Shaun and Debbie. I know how special your Mum was to you and how much she will be missed! Her memories, personality and legacy lives on in all the lives she touched in her 92 years.

    Sam Presser
  10. Dearest Debbie, Shaun and family. I’ve known your beautiful Mum for 42 years. I have loved and admired her all that time. I got to know her better as you became my cherished friend. She was a wonderful, amazing lady, never letting obstacles get in her way and always welcoming. Always smartly presented. She will miss be missed immensely by many people. Our sincerely condolences to you all. Apologies for not being able to attend her service, but you will all be in our hearts.
    Much love,
    Pauline and Terry Searson

    Pauline and Terry Searson
  11. Our sincere condolences to Debbie and Shaun on the passing of your Mum Dorothy Hovendene.
    Dorothy, a lovely joyful person was always very loved by both of us and the Corps family in Batemans Bay.
    May God’s comfort and peace surround you as you mourn her loss, she is in the special place the Lord has prepared for her ! ✝️

    Ian and Gloria Lawrence
  12. Our sincere condolences to Debbie and Shaun on the passing of your Mum Dorothy Hovendene.
    Dorothy, a lovely joyful person, was very loved by both of us, Ian and Gloria Lawrence and the Batemans Bay Salvation Army Corps. She loved doing street ministry where she had many followers and friends. She has now gone to the beautiful place the Lord has prepared for her, but will be sadly missed. ✝️

    Ian and Gloria Lawrence
  13. Debbie, Shaun and family, I am so sorry to hear of Dots passing. I thoroughly enjoyed the time I did spend with your mum and taking her to the food and wine festival. We both had the most glorious day. I know just how important your mum was to you Debbie, and I also know just how difficult her passing will be for you and your family, my thoughts are with you all at this time.

    Sam Clifford xox

    Sam Clifford