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Evelyn R. Downey

May 24, 1924 ~ December 25, 2011 (age 87)
Evelyn R. Downey, 87, died at the Pavilion nursing home, 705 Fulton St., Sidney, Ohio on Sunday, December 25, 2011 at 7:00 AM. She was born May 24, 1924 in Sidney, Ohio the daughter of Vernal F. and Josephine (Kupper) Eiler and they are deceased. She was married to Donald H. Downey on August 6, 1944 and he died in 1999. Surviving is a daughter, Sheila Starrett and husband Wayne of Sidney and a son, Keith Downey and wife Jane of Sidney. One sister and one brother are deceased. She was a homemaker. At one time, she was a Girl Scout leader. She was a member of Holy Angels Catholic Church and a member of the Rosary Altar Society. She loved to crochet. A memorial mass will be held on Friday, December 30, 2011 at 10:30 AM at Holy Angels Catholic Church with Rev. Dan Schmitmeyer. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery, Sidney. Salm-McGill and Tangeman Funeral Home is handling the funeral arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to Wilson Hospice, 1083 Fairington Dr., Sidney, Ohio 45365 or the Holy Angels Restoration Fund, 324 S. Ohio Ave., Sidney, Ohio 45365. Condolences may be expressed to the Downey family on Salm-McGill and Tangeman Funeral Home's web site at: www.salm-mcgillandtangemanfh.com
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