Newspaper article The Queensland Times (Ipswich, Australia)

A Remarkable Man Is Missed; Family Man Served Community with Humility

Newspaper article The Queensland Times (Ipswich, Australia)

A Remarkable Man Is Missed; Family Man Served Community with Humility

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Byline: Peter Foley peter.foley@qt.com.au

PHIL Ormsby will be remembered for his love for his family and his children and for his dedication to serving the Ipswich community with zeal and humility.

Division 8 Councillor Charlie Pisasale said Mr Ormsby was a remarkable man who always worked hard to make his community a welcoming place for everyone.

aI got to know Phil well over many years as a kind and generous man,a

Cr Pisasale said.

aItas so sad for a family and for a community to lose someone they love and treasure at any time, but to lose someone at the young age of 50 is doubly heartbreaking.

aHe was a man of deep faith and a deep love for all of humanity, both of which drove his 12 years of work at the Leichhardt-One Mile Community Centre.

aAt the centre, Phil was an inspiration to all the staff and volunteers who make the place such an important part of many peopleas lives.

aDuring his time as community development officer Phil headed up a diverse range of services and projects that benefited clients both young and old and from all walks of life. …

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