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A MANCHESTER nonagenarian who was awarded the Freedom of the Borough of Bury has died after a short illness.

Henry Donn, 93, was bestowed with the accolade in 2022 due to his seven decades of public service in the area.

A founder member of Whitefield Hebrew Congregation and president of its burial board he was involved with charitable and communal work for most of his life.

Mr Donn, who was awarded an MBE in 2016, founded the Whitefield Abbeyfield Home for the Elderly and sat on the boards of a number of hospitals in Manchester and Bury, including North Manchester General, Springfield, Jewish, Bury General, Fairfield and Ancoats.

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