COOTE (Doreen Mary):
Passed peacefully on the 10th February at age 91, surrounded by her family.
Loving mother to Louise, Stephen, Robert, Paul and Martin. Mother-in-law to Peter, Vicki, Isabel and Mary. Grandmother of nine and great-grandmother of nine. Dear friend to many.
Doreen was an avid reader and a lover of the arts and music. She is remembered for her words of wisdom and unconditional love. A strong, independent woman who stood by her convictions, she was an inspiration to many.
Private family services will be held.
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Deepest sympathy to Louise, Stephan, Paul, Robert, Marty and your families.
Anne Bateman (nee Tilbrook) and Elizabeth (Betty) Tilbrook.
COOTE DOREEN MARY Mrs Doreen Mary Coote. Loving wife of Arthur Des Coote. Loving mother of 5 children, Louise, Stephen, Paul, Robert and Martin, 9 grandkids and 9 GG kids. Sweetheart Mum was Doreen Coote, nee Tilbrook, born Boyup Brook 20.7.1928-10.2.2020 Mum passed peacefully surrounded by all her loving family.
Doreen's mother, Beatrice Rebecca Tilbrook, nee Healy Smith born Isis Qld 1895. Doreen's Sisters; Sylvia, Mary. Brothers; Arthur, Syd, James and Ray Tilbrook the grandchildren of 1850 Qld pioneers. Contractor Harry Smith and Granny Smith-Mary Healy, born 1869 in Roma Qld.
Doreen Mary Tilbrook had all the skills, strengths, confidence and enthusiasm that it takes to build a big Australian family dream. Building a home on 1/2 acre and starting the family plumbing sheet-metal business from the back yard shed in 1950's. Doreen was a Queens Park catholic girl, with a friendly generous sweetheart nature. Mum nurtured her friends, families and her own family tree, now of 23 branches.
A skilled florist and seamstress, stylish lover of the Arts, a painter at Atwell Art group, social tennis at home. Gosnells Golf Club. Long member of Royal WA Historical Society and WA Government House foundation.
Generous sweethearted mother, an inspiration to many family friends who knew and loved her. Mum says "God bless you all, I love you".
Mum has requested a private burial.
I will try to let you all know when Mum's ‘Celebration of Life' is, Late February. Robert Coote
COOTE DOREEN Deepest sympathy to Louise, Stephen, Robert, Paul, Martin and all your families from Mary and family.
My dear sister - a lifetime of memories - I miss you. Rest in peace.
Lovely memories of an amazing lady and special times shared at family celebrations. Our deepest sympathy to all the family. Fay, Deb, Pete, Di, Mark, Rob and families.
Deepest sympathy to Louise, Steve, Paul, Robert, Martin and families on your sad loss. Thinking of you with love. Renate, Michael and family.
COOTE DOREEN Deepest sympathy to Louise and Peter, Paul and Mary, Steve and Vicki, Rob and Isabel, Martin and all your families.
My dearest Dor, we were each others bridesmaids and to our families we were Auntie Dor and Auntie Thea.
Rest in the Lord's love dear friend. Love, Thea
Sincere condolences to the Coote family from the Hacketts.
Our dear Auntie Dor, eternally loved and in our hearts. Rest in peace
Love, Marie, Mark, John, Fiona, Stephanie and families.
Fond memories of our inspiring 1988 Italian Art Tour. Condolences to Doreen's family. RIP.
Athalie and Jan.
Fond memories of happy times at Walpole Street. May dear Doreen rest in peace. Deepest sympathy to her loved ones.
Marcelle (nee Psaltis), Gerry Saratsis and family.
COOTE DOREEN Many many years of great friendship from Walpole St days. RIP Dor, you deserve it.
Save a seat for me ! Dot, Dick (dec), Geraldine (dec), Gary, Shane and families.
Deepest sympathy to Louise, Steve, Paul, Martin, Robert and families on the sad loss of Doreen.
Renate Coote and the Staff at AD Coote
Buddies for 75 years. Love you Sis. Kath
Dear friend of Jack (dec) and Esme McLure.
A wonderful friendship forged in St James 67 years ago.
Deepest sympathy to Louise, Steve, Paul, Rob, Martin and families.
From Aunty Es, Joneen, Carmel and Michael
Our sympathy and love to the family. Lovely memories of days past. From Barb, Harry and girls.