Happy 100th Birthday Congratulations to Greta Wilson.
Greta Wilson(nee Cowan) has two children – Jennifer and Geoffrey, whose is a Reverend. Anyone who knows Greta will know she was a talented singer and sang duets with her sister Maureen and they won many competitions around Newry. Her brothers Kenneth and Billy also sang – the Cowan Family were the Osmonds of NI! She also sang in Portrush Musical Society and New Row church choir. And while she worked in Lily Leckey’s chemist in Coleraine, she was a marvelous baker, her apple pies in particular were renowned. And then there’s the corgies! Her family were the first in Co Down to own and breed corgis. One dog had 10 pups at the time of the Queens coronation in 1953. Lady Karen Girven DL was delighted to meet Greta and hear of her life when she attended on behalf of the Lord Lieutenant to present Greta with her 100th Birthday card from Her Majesty
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