Gloria Donnelly Obituary, Death – With heavy hearts and profound sadness, Western Suburbs Magpies mourns the passing of a beloved member of our extended rugby league family, Gloria Donnelly. Gloria’s connection to our club was deeply intertwined with her cherished son, the late John ‘Dallas’ Donnelly, a Magpie through and through.
presence and resilience were a source of inspiration to us all, and her legacy will forever be intertwined with the spirit of the Magpies. Gloria Donnelly, as the proud mother of the late John ‘Dallas’ Donnelly, held a special place in the hearts of Magpies supporters. Dallas was more than just a player; he was a legend, an embodiment of the Magpies’ fighting spirit. Gloria’s unwavering support for her son and the club was unwavering.
She stood with us through the highs and lows, sharing in the triumphs and tribulations that define the journey of every Magpie. In 2015, the Magpies community came together in a poignant moment of remembrance and celebration during the Memorial Ball held in Gunnedah. This event was a testament to Gloria’s enduring love for her son and the club.
It was a reflection of the profound impact Dallas had on all of us and the enduring bond that unites our Magpies family. Gloria’s presence at the 2015 Memorial Ball was a powerful reminder of the love and resilience that define the Magpies community. Her strength in the face of adversity served as an inspiration to us all. Her memory, intertwined with that of her son, Dallas, will forever be etched in the annals of our club’s history.
As we bid farewell to Gloria Donnelly, we extend our deepest condolences to her family and friends. We share in the grief of losing a beloved member of our Magpies family. Gloria’s love, her connection to Dallas, and her enduring support for our club will forever hold a special place in our hearts. Gloria Donnelly’s legacy is a reminder of the unbreakable bonds that define our rugby league community.
Her spirit, like that of her son, will continue to inspire and unite us as we carry forward the Magpies tradition of courage, passion, and unwavering loyalty. In the spirit of “VALE Gloria Donnelly,” we pay tribute to a remarkable woman who, through her love and support, has left an indelible mark on the Western Suburbs Magpies and will forever be remembered with gratitude and affection.