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Fred Crowe RIP

The death has taken place of Fred Crowe, Leaving cert class of 1968 and former president of the PPU. On behalf of the entire school community I would like to pass on our condolences to Fred’s wife and family. Please see below a tribute to Fred from Dave Rafferty, current president of the PPU.

Death of Fred Crowe
I am saddened to report the passing of Fred Crowe, Leaving Cert Class of 1968 and President of Joeys Alumni 1993 – 1996.

The committee of Joeys Alumni had decided to present Fred with the Joeys Alumni Community Service & Leadership Award at the Annual St. Joseph’s CBS Reunion Dinner in Clontarf Castle on Friday, 22nd February 2019. Fred was very pleased that we had decided to make this award, when we advised him last November, even though he knew that his illness made it unlikely he would make the event.

The Joeys Alumni Community Service Award is granted as a mark of recognition by past pupils of St. Joseph’s CBS, Fairview to past pupils, friends or staff of the school who have made an outstanding contribution to the betterment of communities at home or abroad through exceptional service, leadership, and accomplishments.

Fred was CEO of Nandri, founded in 1996 to help Dalit children in Tamil Nadu, India. Since then Nandri has helped to educate over 5,000 children. Nandri’s mission is to empower disadvantaged women in rural India through self-help groups, micro finance and child education support.

This is our first year to make such an award, which is initially based on nominations from committee members and in future years will be opened up to nominations from our contactable Alumni base.

On behalf of all the Joey’s community I would like to extend our deepest sympathies to Fred’s family.

Funeral Arrangements: https://www.rip.ie/death-notice/fred-crowe-clontarf-dublin/376411

May he rest in peace.

David Rafferty, President & Hon. Secretary Joeys Alumni 0879178829