In Loving Memory
Jennifer Ann Dorning


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Family and friends are warmly
invited to celebrate the life of
Jennifer in the
Stratus Chapel at
Bunurong Memorial Park,
790 Frankston-Dandenong Road,
Dandenong South on
Friday 10th November 2023.
commencing at 12:30 p.m.
A private cremation will follow.

After the Chapel Service
Peter, Gavin, Jacquelyn and Phillip

would like to invite everyone to
The Sandhurst Club,
75 Sandhurst Boulevard, Sandhurst,

 to further celebrate Jennifer’s life.

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. Condolences to You Peter and your Family on the passing of Jennifer. We will always remember how she made us so welcome in her home anytime we visited. It’s true that God takes the best early. RIP Beautiful Lady

    Teresa, Michael, Bob
  2. Thank you for the information Peter. My heart breaks for you. I so know what you are going through. The loss of a partner is one of the greatest losses you can go through. Jenni will be missed. ❤

    Trish Reisner
  3. Such a great loss of my god mother untie Jenny. My heart go’s out to uncle Pete, Gavin , jack , and Phil. No words can describe the feelings you have. Always hold your heads hi and be proud of what you have.

    Brad Cunningham
  4. Peter and family we are so sorry for this terrible loss, Jen was a Beautiful women and friend who we loved dearly.we are sending all our love, I know how sadly Jen will be missed by so many family and friends.

    Robyn Dutton
  5. Our deepest of sympathy to you all on the passing of beautiful Jenni ❤️ sending you love and strength…. Linda, Lindsay and family x

    Linda Carr
  6. To Peter and families.. we are very sad to hear the passing of Jenny… our thoughts and prayers are with you all this very very sad time
    Georgie & Mike Boyd.

    Michael Boyd
  7. Deepest sympathy to Gail, Michael, Peter and family. Fly high beautiful Jenny. You fought for so long. Reunited with your 2 beautiful sisters. RIP cuz xxx
    Love Louise, Ray and family

    Louise Milne (Rippingale)
  8. Happy memories of school days primary and secondary school jenni was great friends with margy my sister but our family were great friends. We connected again in pakenham as our children went to school together as well my condolences to peter Gavin Jackie and Phil the Cahill family (McDonald’s)

    Cindy Cahill
  9. So sorry Peter and family, Mick and Jo at the loss of someone so precious to you all . She is in a room upstairs. Stay strong together for her she will be watching over everyone

    Angela Cornish
  10. To dear Pete, Gavin, Jaqui, Phil, their partners and all the grandies, we send our heartfelt condolences to you all.
    My heart is breaking for a wonder friend who fought so hard to be here but lost her battle her journey cut so short. love you Jenni
    Glenda, Ken, Michelle and Rhys forever in our hearts.

    Glenda McMillan
  11. Dear Peter, Jacqueline, Gavin , Philip and families our deepest condolences to you all
    we have much fond memories of beautiful Jennifer. May your memories help heal your hearts. Rest in Peace Jen
    love from Peter ,Velia Cardinali and families

    Velia Cardinali
  12. We would like to pass on our heartfelt condolences to Peter and your lovely family on the passing of your beautiful wife mother mother in law

    Lyn and kel twitchett
  13. A beautiful, warm, loving and kind Nana and friend. Our thoughts are with Peter, Gavin, Jacqui, Phil and families at this most sad and difficult time. At last the battle is over and there is peace. Our love to you all. Helen and Peter

    Helen & Peter van Diemen
  14. Our thought go out to you Gayle. Michael. Peter and all the families . Jenny tried her best yo stay . United with her heavenly family . love to all Maree

    Maree Jose O'Keeffe
  15. Dear Peter and families,
    Jenny cut my hair for years and it is with sadness that I sent condolences and love to you all. Thinking of you all.

    Joan Templar
  16. Dear Peter and Family,
    We are sorry to hear about Jennifer’s passing and our deepest condolences to the Dorning family.
    Know that our heartfelt sympathy and thoughts are with you all.
    May the love, prayers and support of your family and friends bring you comfort during this most difficult time.
    From Jason and Klaudyna Robinson

    Jason & Klaudyna Robinson
  17. To Peter and Family,
    The GrainCorp group wants to express our sorrow and condolences to you and your family.
    Wishing you peace to bring comfort and courage to face the days ahead.
    When someone you love becomes a memory, that memory becomes a treasure.
    May you treasure all your memories of Jennifer, and forever hold in your heart.
    Our deepest sympathies from GrainCorp.

  18. My heartfelt condolences on the passing of your beautiful Jen. May the many happy memories you shared together and with family and friends over the years bring you some peace during this difficult time.

    Charlie Schwerkolt
  19. Jen, you will always be held close to our hearts You were an inspiration to us both. Heaven will call you their Angel. Our thoughts and love to Pete and family.

    Much love Sue and Megan Priceline Pharmacy

    Sue and Megan Priceline Pharmacy
  20. All our thoughts are with you guys at this hard time, Jenni was such a beautiful person, me and my Bro Ash would go up and play with Gav on the holidays in pakky upper, we were always so well looked after, well fed and sometimes even got a sneaky haircut… man I have such great memories.
    So sorry to hear this news, my experiences are just so lovely.
    All our love from my family to yours.
    Damo, Teneille, Zahli, Mila & Deacon xo

    Damo & Teneille
  21. Although we have only known Jenny and Peter for a short time as our wonderful marina neighbours at Eildon our memory of Jenny will last forever. We cannot begin to imagine the immense loss for Peter and his beautiful family as Jenny was truly a special lady. Our sincere condolences to Peter, Gavin, Jackie, Phillip and their families.

    John Horton and Rosie Moylan
  22. Our love and thoughts are with you Peter and Family,Gayle and Michael.Our beautiful cousin who fought so hard now at rest with your beautiful sisters. I wll always remember you with love. Anne and Gavin

    Anne Nagle
  23. words can’t describe what a beautiful person Jenny was .The fun times our kids had growing up and the birthday parties that Jenny put on .My heart goes out to the family at this very sad time .Jenny you will be sadly missed by all who knew you ❤️

    Jennifer ryan
    • Dear Peter, Gavin, Jackie and Phil,
      You are all in our thoughts and prayers at this very sad time. At rest now
      Therese Main and family.

      Therese Main
  24. our deepest condolences to Peter and family

    Dear Jenny…such a beautiful soul.
    we loved the short time we got to spend with her.
    deepest sympathy sue and peter
    also reaching out to Mick and family

    Sue and Peter
  25. Our deepest condolences to Peter and family for your loss.
    Thinking of you, Jenni will be badly missed
    Wadey and Terri

    David and Terri Wade (Wadey)
  26. So much love to all the family. Words can never express our sorrow in the loss of such a long life friend. Rest in peace our beautiful angel Jenny, Annie and Rohan xx

    Annette and rohan
  27. Deepest condolences Dorning Family, sending love and strength through this difficult time.

    The golden gates are welcoming a golden girl. Beautiful inside and out and so proud of her gorgeous family.

    Thinking of you all

    Jess, Nick, Hudson & Kaia
    Love to you all.

    Jess Burge
  28. Jennifer beloved wife of our cousin Peter and gorgeous Mum to Gavin,Jacquelyn and Phillip and their families our sincere condolences we send to you all as we remember a beautiful lady gone way too soon but now is resting peacefully and no longer suffering Wendy and Peter Stonehouse and Aunty Betty Parker

    Wendy and Peter Stonehouse
  29. our deepest condolences to you and your family Jackie at this very sad time. may your Mother be at peace. sending you our love ❤️

    Vince and Teresa Pezzano
  30. Thinking of all of The Dorning and extended families.
    Love and Prayers are with you especially today on the farewell of a beautiful lady Jenni.
    Love Dianne Neil Hatch and family. Xxx

    Dianne and Neil Hatch
  31. To Peter and family, We are so sad to hear of Jenny’s passing. Although it has been many years since since we have connected, we remember Jen’s beautiful, vivacious, kind personality and beautiful smile. Our heartfelt sympathy to you all. kind regards Lou & Angela Van Eyk

    Lou and Angela Van Eyk
  32. What a beautiful service, lots of love to you all

    Lisa and Mark
  33. Dear Peter, Gavin, Jacqueline, Phillip and families,
    Our deepest sympathy to you all on the loss of Jenny.
    We will always remember her beautiful smile, her welcoming ways and her devotion to her family and beyond,
    We have you all in our thoughts and fond memories of Jenny that will last forever.
    Love Auntie Net, Paul, Michelle, Dale and families xxxx

    Lynette Smith
  34. Dear Peter,
    Our hearts are so broken for you and the whole family , Jenni was an absolute beautiful woman , whom always welcomed you with such warmth, love ❤️ we all send our sincere condolences
    Paul Sandi Blair Sam Tylah and Pyper ♥️

    Sandi smith
  35. Dear Peter and families, Please accept my deepest condolences on the sad passing of such a beautiful caring Wife, Mother, Sister and Friend.
    May your happiest memories help you through this difficult time. Jenni will be sadly missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing her, such a great loss.
    Love and prayers for you all
    Brenda Dorning

    Brenda Dorning
  36. Dear Peter Gavin Jackie phill and there partners
    jenni will be truly missed bye all
    she was a beautiful person inside and out
    my condolences to you all
    she will always remain in our hearts
    love Deb wouters xxx
    sending heaps of hugs

    Debra Wouters