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Mrs Ellen Downey : 12- August-2014
Mrs Ellen Downey : 12- August-2014

Photographs supplied by Sandra Brown
Plaque erected in memory of Mrs. Ellen Downey for her tireless work in the Wee Waa community. Mrs Downey died in 2004.

Location

Address:Rose Street, Wee Waa, 2388
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -30.225279
Long: 149.443633
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Community

Dedication

Front Inscription
IN MEMORY OF
MRS ELLEN DOWNEY
10-4-1924 to 28-5-2004
Ellen was a local identity and tireless worker for the Wee Waa community and was frequently seen in Rose Street raising funds for numerous district charities. Most notably raising over $90,000 for the Namoi Handicapped School.

Ellen was awarded :
Wee Waa Lions Senior Citizen of the Year 1985 (PREMIERS AWARD)
Narrabri Shire Council`s Australia Day Citizen of the year Award in 1998.
Rotary`s Paul Harris Fellowship Award

Ellen received certificates from :
St Vincent De Paul - 2001  United Hospital Auxiliary   Challenge Foundation   N.S.W. Fire Brigade   
Aged Hostel    Tamworth Legacy    
Australian Red Cross     Namoi Valley Electricity

 
Source: MA
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