PERRET, Lilian 🎥 (née Horton)

Passed away at home on December 2nd, 2020, aged 96 years.

Dearly loved wife of Lou (dec).

Loved mother of Elizabeth and Phillip, mother-in-law of Kathy.

Cherished Nan of Andrew and Robert and loved honorary Nan of Lucy and Steph.

Great grandmother of Annabelle.

Rest in Peace

Born in Liverpool and surviving the blitz, Lilian saw service with the British Commonwealth Occupation Forces through the Middle East, Palestine and Japan, before meeting Lou and then starting a new life in Mortlake as soldier settlers.

Lilian was a tireless craftswoman and a life member of Western Plains Spinners & Weavers, founding member of Terang Cottage Crafts and Honorary Life Governess of Mortlake Hospital, also long serving member of Mortlake College School Council.

Funeral Notice

Service held Thursday December 10, 2020 - 11:00am

Lilian's service will be held at St James' Anglican Church, Mortlake on THURSDAY (Dec 10) at 11.00am.

Following the service, the cortege will depart for the Mortlake Cemetery.

Attendance in the church will be limited so the service will also be livestreamed.

For those attending the service in person, you can sign in in advance.

4 tributes Leave your tribute

  1. we will miss you, you have been like a family to me and joe and the best neighbour for the past 32 years. rest in peace. allways in our heart. love hanna and joe.

    joe frim December 4 2020 8:38 pm
  2. Lillian will be missed by all from Western Plains Spinners and Weavers Group members , many years of crafting and knowledge and fun times spent with friends . RIP.

    Janet Drake December 6 2020 10:27 am
  3. Fond memories of a kind Lady.
    When I was growing up, taught me needlework for my textile classes.
    Thank you for your kindness.
    It will always be treasured.
    Rest in Peace.
    Love Anita Frim

    Anita Frim December 6 2020 7:28 pm
  4. Lilian,
    You have been my Australian mother for so many years.
    Meeting your family has changed my life, and I shall never ever forget all the fantastic memories I have from all the times I’ve spent in Mortlake.
    Rest in peace ” my favorite queen mother ”
    Rachel Perret

    Rachel Perret December 8 2020 1:21 am

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