19.1.33 to 4.3.18
Yvonne was extraordinary. She served the Parkes Community for over 50 years in various roles. She was involved in education serving on various school committees and as a swimming instructor. She worked with the young as a centre supervisor, literacy mentor and Brownies certifier. She helped the sick through her training as a nurse and was involved with the hospital, including the building of the new hospital.
Yvonne also served the community as a councillor for 17 years, and worked tirelessly as President of the Historical Society for 24 years to preserve Parkes’ history and heritage. Last but not least she was a loving daughter, sister, wife, mother and aunt. Yvonne passed away on Sunday, 4th March at age 85.