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DONOVAN Jennifer

Funeral Notice


After a five-year battle with stage 4 kidney cancer, Dr Jennifer (Jenny) Donovan (Arntzen, Wines) finally passed away on 7th July 2020. Jenny's professional life involved teaching and research at Curtin and Edith Cowan Universities. In her personal life, Jenny contributed greatly to the Perth folk scene including Jenny's Place folk club which ran weekly from her home for 14 years. Jenny leaves behind her sister Linda Wines in Perth, but most of all, her beloved partner Adrian, who put his life on hold to care for her every step of the way so she could achieve her life's goals.

A service for Jenny will be held on MONDAY, (27.7.2020). Due to COVID restrictions and the wish not to offend any of Jenny's valued friends, attendance at the service will by invitation only with a memorial service to be held at a later date.

You are invited to share in the service via webstream, please email [email protected] to receive instructions on how to access the service.

Her one request is that everyone should wear something purple, her favourite colour.

"Life is a song - and I love singing it!"

T.S. Burstow Funerals Australian and Family Owned Toowoomba 07 4636 9600

Published 18th Jul, 2020
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