In Loving Memory
Maria Abel


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Maria Abel (nee Dooren)
Passed away peacefully at home
surrounded by her loving family on
Thursday 2nd November 2023, aged 82 years.
Dearly beloved wife of Janoš.
Loving and loved Mother to Jutka and Ria.
Cherished Oma of Tori, Amy, Taylor and Ben.
Tears in our eyes we’ll wipe away,
but the love in our hearts is there to stay.

Family and Friends of Maria are warmly
invited to wear something colourful
to celebrate her life at

David W Bull Pakenham Funeral Home
190 Princes Highway, Pakenham on
 Wednesday 8th November 2023
commencing at 1:30 p.m.

A private cremation will follow.

There is an invite for Maria’s family or friends
that may wish to have a private viewing on the day.
Please note that will be available from 1:00 – 1:25 p.m.

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. l( l wish l could climb up to heaven, give you a hug,and tell you how much l miss you) to Ria Tom John and family, my sincere condolences for your loss, it will be such a sad time for you all, l am glad Maria is in peace, no more pain, but left a lot in pain in the ones who loved her here, , just know l am thinking of you all, my heart goes out to you all, l shall miss my time vising her, and especially her beautiful cuddles, so glad l had the privilege of knowing you, always smiling, even though l am sure you where in pain, the Angels will love you, just like we do,my heart feels lost, l shall miss you a lot ,love forever justina

    Justina albrecht
  2. Tante Riet,
    A beautiful lady who gave so much love to her family.
    We will miss you. Our love and condolences to Uncle Janos, Ria and Thomas , Jutka and Barry and all the family.
    Love Linda, David , Zane and Tarni xxxx

    Linda Bartlett
  3. Deepest sympathy with the passing of Riet,
    Will be sadly missed bij committee and members of the Mornington Dutch Australia
    Seniors club,

  4. Dear Ria , Thomas & family .
    So sorry to hear of the passing of your beautiful mum.
    Thinking of you all at this sad time.
    Love Barb, Tony & family.

  5. Dear aunt Riet,
    out of sight does not mean out of mind, we will always keep warm memories thinking of you.
    Leo & Anja / Ger & Lia

    Leo & Anja Dooren
    • Dear Family and Friends,
      Thank you all for your beautiful words about mum.
      May we catch up soon and reminisce about our memories of mum.
      Love Jutka.

  6. Tante Riet,
    I know I haven’t been in your life for a very long time but still have very fond memories of you. Please rest in peace and our thoughts are with everyone who knew you as you will leave a hole in everyones lives.

    Love Pieter

    Pieter Powell (Dooren)
    • Dear Pieter ,thank you for the beautiful words. I have always been thinking of you over the years. Mostly hoping you had been safe and most of all happy in life.l would love to see you again in the near Ria