Mrs Doreen Mann


Donations in memory of Doreen will be sent a charity who support the Performing Arts industry.

Doreen would want to support those who have not been able to continue

their fantastic work in our theatres, on stage or behind the scenes. 

Charity details

Daniel Robinson & Sons

Funeral donations collected by Daniel Robinson & Sons for the family to then forward to the Charitable organisation of their choice.

Messages of condolence

Remembering a Beautiful Lady, a big part of my dancing days and lovely friend to Mum and Dad (Joan and Frank Thrussell) You'll all be together now, with Our Fondest Love The Thrussell Family Xxxxx

Mrs Lynette Claydon

They say that some people come into your life and leave footprints in your heart. Your Mum was one of those people. She instilled in me the love to dance and gave me the courage and confidence but most of all our many years of friendship. xxx

Mrs Nina Barrand

Dance on over that rainbow Auntie Doreen, thank you for the amazing memories With love Tracy, Brooke & family And Doreen & Bob xxx

Mrs Tracy Lawrence

Thinking of you and your family at this time. It is clear to see that your mum brought so much joy to the life of others. May she now dance across the stars and spread joy amongst the Angels.

Mr & Mrs Tina Fitton

With many memories you have my applause Miss Clift - much love Gail xx

Ms Gail Ashworth

Thinking off you all. Your mum was a amazing lady and made some brilliant childhood memories. River view and godlings way wouldn’t off been so much fun without our families. May your mum rest in peace xxx

Mrs Sharon Saward/English

Dear Doreen. You will be missed so much in Braintree. So many memories. We will miss your voice booming out from the Institute. My mum and dad would add their condolences I’m sure if they were able to. Lynn Jefferis (Watson)

Mrs Lynn Jefferis

Doreen leaves a very special place in my heart and memory, from 1963 I joined her on a Saturday morning to dance, she taught my daughter and so many through the generation’s. May you dance forever Doreen with the angels

Mrs Yvonne Crane

To a true one of a kind, a very special lady, Aunty Doreen. Thank you so much for teaching Bethany to dance, for making her smile every week and encouraging her to continue when she was diagnosed with. epilepsy. She loved every minute and came alive with her dancing. Will miss seeing you and hearing your cheeky laugh. God Bless and keep them on their toes up there xxxx

Ms Jane and Bethany Ross

You will be forever in our hearts, such an amazing lady who touched the lives of so many, you will never be forgotten. Fly high Doreen the dancers in Heaven need you x love from Lydia & Family xx

Mrs Lydia Howat

Thank you for the wonderful fun, love, dance lessons and shows you provided for my girls, Sophie , Jessye and Lydia Copsey, over the last 24 years, they loved you to pieces Doreen. xxxxx

Mrs Sarah Tiley-Walker

Sending our heartfelt condolences for the pasig of a lovely lady, mum and grandmum. Thinking of you. Love Sonya and Aunty Tony

Ms Sonya Killip

Sending condolences to Loretta and all the family with heartfelt gratitude to Doreen for special memories from throughout my 13 years dance childhood and who remained a family friend ever since. Thinking of you all at this sad time with love, Anita

Miss Anita Levey

In memory of a wonderful lady who taught me to dance many years ago when she first started her dance school. With her help I then went on to dance with Cascade which gave me some lovely memories. Rest in peace Doreen.xx

Mrs Susan Gray

Doreen was a massive influence in my life. I have danced with her since I was 2 and appreciate everything she has taught me, not just dance but life lessons that I will take with me forever. I am so grateful to have had the chance to know Dor, she was an incredible lady with a heart of gold. My love goes out to her family, friends and other dance girls at this painful time. Sleep tight old gal, never stop dancing xx

Mrs Sophie Reid

Have loads of fun & laughter in heaven Doreen! Until we all meet again! Love u loads Steve & Jo

Mr Stephen Smith

Thankyou for everything you did, & all that you taught me. You always were my favourite old gal! ♥︎ See you on the other side!! Much love Kate Emily & Jack xxx

Kate Fraser

God bless Doreen dance to the moon and stars All our love Alda, Joe, Doreen and all the Allen family Xxxx

Mr Joseph Allen

To a most wonderful sister in law you will dance with the angels RIP my lovely always in our hearts

Mr & Mrs Christopher Mann

You gave me so much fun in my early years along with much needed self confidence. You also gave me bunions (Blinking toe tap)!!! Thank you Doreen. xx

Mrs liz robinson

Doreen, Rest in Peace. You were such an inspiration, you were my entire childhood and part of adulthood. You taught me so many life lessons and helped me be the woman I am today. I will forever be one of your dancing girls. Love you forever Zara Fletcher

Miss Zara Fletcher

My daughters danced with Doreen for many years so many happy memories .

Ms Claire Oullivan

Doreen I will forever remember your voice and good toes naughty toes. You were an amazing dance teacher and person. Rest In Peace beautiful Samantha Nugent

Mrs Samantha Flagg

Service details

Cremation Service

18 January, 2021 16:30

Three Counties Crematorium

Halstead Road, High Garrett, Braintree, CM7 5PB
Due to the current restrictions numbers are limited in the chapel. thankyou for your understanding