Ellen Rose Downes
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Downes, Ellen Rose

Ellen Rose Downes (nee MacKenzie)--Beloved wife of Daniel; loving mother of Meghanne (Edward Sylvester); proud and cherished grandmother of Brennan and Rory. Visitation will be held on Saturday at Cooney Funeral Home located at 625 Busse Hwy in Park Ridge from 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. going to St. Mary of the Woods Church for Mass at 11:30 a.m. Interment Maryhill Cemetery. Social distancing will be observed. Please sign up for attending the Funeral Mass either at the funeral home or with the family. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent DePaul, Province of St. Louise, and Misericorida in the name of Frank Chambers would be appreciated. For information please call 847-685-1002 or visit www.cooneyfuneralhome.com

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Published in Chicago Sun-Times on Oct. 15, 2020.
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October 15, 2020
I’m so sorry for the loss of your loved one, Ellen. May the God of peace and comfort be with the family during this difficult time.
October 15, 2020
Our sympathy and special prayers for Mrs. Downes and all her family and friends.
The Sisters and Residents of Misericordia
October 14, 2020
Our friendship spans almost 50 years and I treasure the many happy memories we shared - often fishing. We always caught more than the guys! Your light will shine on forever in the hearts of all who loved you. Truly a lady of grace, kindness and beauty inside and out. A gift to all who knew you.
Dan, Meghanne and family ~ prayers and love in this most difficult time
Mary Schuller
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