M. Down

M. Eileen Down

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Obituary of M. Eileen Down


(nee Pickell)

In her 90th year

Passed away peacefully in her home on

Wednesday July 25th, 2012

Survived by her devoted husband of 67 years, Lloyd. Loving mother to her sons Gary (Marilyn) and David (Kathy). Predeceased by her dear daughter Janet (John Donnelly). Cherished grandmother of Erin (Jamie Stephenson), Greg (Julia Coey) and Brian Down; Melissa (Donnelly) & Simon Prittie and Maren (Donnelly) & David Mason; Carl and Amanda Down. Dearly loved by her great-grandchildren Jaimen and Brodie Prittie and Charlie Mason.

ATCM from Royal Conservatory of Music

Organist & Choir Director for 20 years and Longtime Member of Ebenezer United Church & Choir

Life Member of UCW

Member of General Motors Choir for 20+ years

Has been recognized as Community Care Volunteer driver for Meals on Wheels for 40+ years

Eileen coordinated Barbershop and GM Choir Section Practices and was often a soloist at weddings

There is a bench in her honour at Darlington Park


Visitation will be held at the NORTHCUTT ELLIOTT FUNERAL HOME, 53 Division Street Bowmanville, on Sunday July 29, 2012 from 2 – 4 & 7 – 9 pm. A Funeral Service will be held at EBENEZER UNITED CHURCH, 1669 Courtice Road S. on Monday July 30, 2012 at 1 pm. Interment Ebenezer Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, Memorial Donations may be made to Ebenezer United Church or a Charity of your Choice.