If my mother, Eleanore Downs, were still alive, she would now be 100 years old! Born in Rockport, Massachusetts in 1919 she graduated from Fitchburg State Teachers College in Massachusetts and married my father, Herb Downs, soon after.
Here she is
With the whole family
With Dave, Bev, Allen & Lois at the St. Lawrence Seaway
With Dad and Allen at WPI in 1962
With Dad at their 25th wedding anniversary
With Dad, Allen, Bev, & Lois in Newport RI in 1967
With Chris, Allen, and Dad at Allen's graduation from WPI 1971
Mom's birthday party with Tammy, Lois, Saucy, Dad, & Jane
With Fred and Dad at Allen's wedding to Saucy
At the log cabin with Dad & Allen
At Lois' wedding with the whole gang
With her sister Stella after going on oxygen
We miss her and want to remember her as we note the 100th anniversary of her birth.