Vale Councillor Ron Higgins

29 January 2024

Vale Councillor Ron Higgins - Post Image

Warren Shire Council is saddened to announce the passing of one of its twelve Councillors. Cr. Ron Higgins passed away on Tuesday 16th January 2024.

Mayor of Warren Shire, Cr. Milton Quigley, has extended his sympathy and deepest condolences to Cr. Higgins’ family and says he will be widely missed.

“On behalf of Warren Shire Council and our broader community, I would like to extend my sincere condolences to Cr. Higgins’ family, particularly his wife Helen and their three children Chris, Rebecca and Anthony, and thank him for his invaluable contribution to our Shire,” says Mayor Quigley.

“Ron was a reliable and popular member of our Council and our community. His working career with Warren Shire Council began in 1987 as a mature age plumbing apprentice. He went on to complete twenty-five years of service with Council in the Water and Sewerage Section before retiring in 2013. 

“Ron was elected as a Warren Shire Councillor in 2016. He served on a number of Council Committees including the Ewenmar Waste Depot Committee, the Plant Committee, the Roads Committee and the Showground/Racecourse Committee. Ron was the current Chair of the Water and Sewerage Committee. His knowledge and work in this area has been widely appreciated and respected.” 

Councillor Higgins’ Funeral Service will be held at 10.30am on Wednesday 31st January at the Warren Catholic Church.

Vale, Cr. Higgins.

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