Ellin Louise Dowden (nee Sorensen) of Glen Cove, died on June 21, 2009. Wife of the late Joseph L. Mother of Paula, Holly Gartmayer, Joseph (Lillian), John and Marjorie. Sister of the late Arnold, Norman, Martin, John and May. Nana of Matthew (JoAnna), Julie, Eric, Hanna, Joe and Bob. Great-nana of Alexander and Joseph. Also survived by a niece and nephews. Visiting and service at Dodge-Thomas Funeral Home, Glen Cove. Interment private. Donations may be made to a charity of your choice.