Gwenda Margaret THORNTON (née Rowley)

Passed away peacefully at Geelong on April 28, 2021

Beloved wife of Peter (dec.)

A loving Mother, Mother-in-law, Nan and Great Grand-nan to:

Jennifer and John Ryan

Matthew and Bree – Brady, Courtney, Oscar, Darcy;

Julie – Ezekiel and Zachariah;

Stephen and Laura – Henry, Jack;

Andrew and Louise;

John and Gayle Thornton

Paul and Leaha – Patrick, Layla, Maggie, Angus;

Lauren and Sean – Sam, Atticus, Milla, Abel;

Janelle and Ben – Harry, Maya, Bonnie, Rose


Gerard Thornton

Daniel and Lauren – Nala;

Christopher and Kerrie;

Jessica and Shane;

Noel and Angela Thornton

Tricia-Rose and John – Helena, Joel;

Catherine and Pranil;



Glenn and Wendy


Boris and Hannah;

Stephanie and Ben.

Rest in Peace

Funeral Notice

ServiceMay 3, 2021 - 11:30 amSelby Road Warrnambool, VIC View MapVenue: Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church

Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of Gwenda will be offered at Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church, 2 Selby Road, East Warrnambool on MONDAY (May 3) commencing at 11.30 a.m. Prior Private Burial


  1. Gwenda Thornton,
    Our most loving and caring Aunty fondly remembered for her special care and thoughtfulness over many years and our special times spent together
    Rest peacefully
    Deepest sympathy to Jenny and John, John and Gayle, Gerard, Noel and Angela, Glenn and Wendy and families
    Thinking of you all
    Love Roslyn and Greg

    Roslyn Murphy April 30, 2021
  2. Deepest Sympathy to Jennifer, John, Gerard, Noel & Glenn and all the family.
    Rest in peace Gwenda

    Jayne & Terry Macleod April 30, 2021