Dorothy "Dottie" Helen DRYBURGH (née Beatty)

Passed away peacefully on18th August, 2022 at Warrnambool.

Aged 96 years

Loved wife of Andrew ‘Eddie’ (dec.).

Much loved mum of Lee and Lyn.

Mother-in-law of Louise and Craig.

Dearest Nana of Rebekah, Kieren and Eloise.

And ‘Dottie’ to her many friends.

Re-united now with Dad in Heaven

Goodbyes are not forever
And this is not the end.
It simply means we will miss you,
Till we meet again

Forever in our hearts

Funeral Notice

ServiceAugust 25, 2022 - 10:00 am271 Raglan Pde Warrnambool, VIC Venue: Eastern Park Chapel

Family and friends of DOTTIE are invited to attend a Service at the Eastern Park Chapel, 271 Raglan Parade, Warrnambool commencing at 10.00a.m. on THURSDAY (August 25). The cortège will leave at the conclusion of the Service for the Warrnambool cemetery. The Service will be streamed at the above date and time, it can be viewed on our ‘Streaming’ section


  1. Special memories of a colleague, neighbour and friend. A life well lived. Jan Manley and Michael Manley

    Jan Manley August 24, 2022
  2. Dorothy you were and are loved by soo many folks – a marvelous teacher to soo many who all respected you.
    Lyn and Lee you have an incredible mother and father and you are both blessed!
    God bless your family! Hard to realize of known your mum all my life – 75 years – amazing.🙏🙏🙏♥️♥️♥️♥️

    Jillian Burrus August 24, 2022
  3. A lovely lady and a great teacher who “mothered” her charges so beautifully. Contributed to the educational objectives at each school where she demonstrated high professional standards.
    Above all, a friend to all she knew!

    David Atkinson August 23, 2022
  4. Fond memories.
    Condolences to Lee and Lyn.

    Lorraine and Alison Lee August 23, 2022
  5. A beautiful lady and a wonderful teacher
    Sympathy to all of your family.
    Gayle and Perc Boyle

    Gayle Boyle August 22, 2022
  6. Deepest sympathy to the Dryburgh family memories of a teacher back in primary school and a lovey lady

    Lara fleming August 21, 2022
  7. Deepest sympathy to Lyn, Lee and their respective partners and families; and to relatives. Dorothy was a respected educator and truly remarkable woman. RIP Dorothy

    Jim Burns August 20, 2022
  8. Such a kind,caring gentle lady.🤎 Dorothy, fond memories of you teaching our children, you were so patient and kind. I will miss our little chats – especially you talking about “passionfruit sponges” – and I always will think of you when I see one.
    A well earned rest – now with Eddie.
    Rest peacefully with your beautiful smile! 💔 💐
    Our condolences to family and friends. xx

    Glenda and Bill Hand. XX

    Glenda Hand August 20, 2022
  9. Lyn , and Craig and extended family.our deepest sympathy .
    Ken fondly remembers teaching with Dot .

    Claire and Ken

    Claire and Ken August 18, 2022