Fyshwick, Australian Capital Territory


DR BETTY JOYCE SNOWDENPassed away peacefully at the Laurel Hospice on 27 February 2019Aged 78 yearsDearly beloved partner and wife of David Mollison for 43 years.Adored mother & mother-in-law of William & Vicky, Joanna & Robert, Michael & Julie, Paul & Kris, Simon &...

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We remember with love and affection a wonderful and inspiring woman who lit up our lives and enriched our appreciation of all that is true and good in a person. Lola and I count ourselves blessed to have known Betty and through her her family and friends who share the love we have for someone who made our lives brighter. To David and the family we extend our deepest condolences in the comforting knowledge that Betty will always occupy a special place in our hearts and the memories of our...

Beautiful kuranya forever

You embraced your music in a way that gifted love to me and I shall feel and hear your love forever. It is the heart and soul in me my beloved darling Ness.
Play to those angels that you finally embraced in your painless and peaceful departure from us and life.

It is hard to come to terms with the loss of Betty Snowden. She was a rare soul, gentle, interesting and always interested in others. She and my mother formed an intense friendship as she researched my father Max Harris's life to write a definitive biography. Their phone calls lasted for hours and it seemed their lives became intertwined. Betty was a fastidious researcher, an impeccable fact-checker, an academic of absolute integrity. And a sweet human being. We shared highs and lows over...

Ronald Street has not been the same without you. You were a great neighbour, and an even better person. We will all miss you dearly now that you are no longer with us. My condolences to David, your children, and the rest of your family. May your soul rest in peace.

Dear Betts,
When you came knocking on my door 10 years ago, with little Elliot hiding behind your leg, I never expected us to become friends. In all honesty, you become more than a friend to me - you became family. I wasn't your child or your grandchild, I was just the kid that happened to live two doors down - you never had to do anything for me, and yet you would come to my basketball games, help me with my homework, give me weekly spelling tests, and so much more. This may not have...

Sending my sincere condolences for dear Betty. A great friend and work colleague, much loved for her humour, good will, strength of character and lively, intelligent spirit. Forever in my memories of good times shared xx

Telopea speciosissima (because you loved the Australian bush and plants that were quintessentially Australian)

For Dr Betty Snowden - Telopea speciosissima (because you loved the Australian bush and plants that were quintessentially Australian).
Amor vincit omnia - Love conquers all things.

Rest In Peace Betty - mother, grandmother, art historian, author, curator, musician and staunch environmentalist. You have been the most wonderful mentor and I feel privileged to have been your friend for over 20 years. Your generosity and love knew no bounds. I feel blessed to have been able to...