Award in memory of Elaine

The Order of St John award presentation.
The Order of St John award presentation.
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A Hough-on-the-Hill woman who gave the ultimate gift of life through organ donation has been honoured posthumously.

The family of Elaine Massen were presented with the Order of St John Award for Organ Donation at a recently held award ceremony in Lincoln.

The award, run in conjunction with NHS Blood and Transplant, recognises those who have saved and improved people’s lives through organ donation.

Pictured at the event, held at The Cardinal’s Hat - St John Ambulance’s training centre – in Lincoln are Elaine’s husband Clarry Masen (centre) with daughters Emma Massen-Gill (left) and Lucy Gill and Andrew Clark, chairman of the Lincolnshire County Priory Group of the Order of St John, (far left) and Gordon Crowe team manager of Yorkshire Organ Donation Services Team (far right).

To join the NHS Organ Donor Register visit or call 0300 123 2323.