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OVAtion E-News  28th February 2020 

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Official E-Newsletter of the Old Virgilians Association 

 

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Next Major Event

St Virgil's Community Football Luncheon

St Virgil's Community Football Luncheon

The 7th annual SVC Community Football luncheon will be held on Friday May 18 as a lead up to the North Melbourne v GWS Giants clash the next day. The luncheon is always a fantastic day with a host of guests dropping in to make it an event to remember. This year the luncheon will focus on the important community issue of …

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Old Boys In the News

2018 Invitation for Nominations to the Heritage Roll of Honour

2018 Invitation for Nominations to the Heritage Roll of Honour

The Committee of the Old Virgilians Association Inc. (OVA) is calling for nominations of old scholars

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Our Man in the New Myer!

Our Man in the New Myer!

A long serving Manager of Myer Hobart , Peter Monachetti  (SVC 1966-72), was thrilled , and no doubt relieved, to have the Department store refurbishment opened on April 23.

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Knee Deep in Politics!

Knee Deep in Politics!

Clerk of the House of Assembly , Shane Donnelly (SVC 1976-81), was in the ‘thick of it’ at the opening of the 2018 Tasmanian Parliament. 

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The Amazing Rosie Coleman

The Amazing Rosie Coleman

Congratulations to Rosemary Coleman (SVC Staff 2001-present) on her selection as an official at the recent Commonwealth Games

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A Team Effort to Support Maddie Riewoldt's Vision

A Team Effort to Support Maddie Riewoldt's Vision

A number of Old Scholars and their families are supporting the charity Maddie Riewoldt's Vision. 

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A Change of Pace for Cameron Thurley

A Change of Pace for Cameron Thurley

 

In October 2013 Cameron Thurley (SVC 1994-1997) spent three and a half weeks in a coma

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Vale Barry Cooper

Vale Barry Cooper

(John)  BARRY COOPER  10.10.1933 -  25.3.2018 (SVC 1939 – 50)

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Words and Deeds

Words and Deeds

OVA Financial members should receive their first edition of Words and Deeds for 2018 in June. 

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Vale - Recently Deceased Old Virgilians and Friends of SVC 

Your prayers are requested for the following recently deceased Old Virgilians and friends of St Virgil's and for their family and friends.

 

April / May 2018

ASHWOOD, David John. 28.8.1943 - 7.4.2018  (SVC 1955-57)

Passed away at St John's Hospital on Saturday. Dearly loved husband of Sue. Much loved father and father-in-law of Nicole and Michael, Kirk and Vanessa and loving Pop of Tyson, Bailey, Lauryn and Zac.

HEEREY, Francis Laurence OAM  22.5.1924 – 10.4.2018  (SVC1936-40)

Loved and loving husband of Thera (dec). Loved and loving father and father-in-law of David (SVC 1962-69)  and Helen, Maryann and Chris (O'Regan), Richard  (SVC 1964-72) and Lyn, Jim (SVC 1972-79) and Jo.

Frank was awarded the OAM for service to veterans through the Royal Australian Air Force Association.

HIBBERD, David. 18.1.1939 - 16.4.2018

Passed away unexpectedly and suddenly.

Loved husband to Kaye for 56 years. Loving father to Michael (SVC 1975-80),  Katrina, Rod (SVC 1976-81), Di and Jeremy. Cherished and adored grandfather to Jarrod, Mitchell, Georgia and Annie.

READ, Mervyn Vivian (Merv). 11.6.1944 - 2.4.2018

Passed away at home. Loving husband of Christine for over 25 years. Loved father of Melissa and Jarrod (SVC 1988-93), friend of Richard and father-in-law of Nicole. Adored grandfather of Jessica, Harrison, Tyler, Olivia and Ava.

RYAN, James Leo 24.10.1946 – 20.4.2018   (SVC 1960-61 )

WOOD, Gavan Thomas. (SVC 1951-56) 

Passed away suddenly and peacefully May 4, 2018. Adored husband of Pamela of 56 years. Loving and caring father of Peter and Lucy, and Lisa and Peter. Cherished grandfather of Courtenay, Ryan, Aaron, Dominic and Michaela.

 

                                            

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The Old Virgilians Association

President: Edward Gauden   Vice President: Dan Reardon 

Secretary: Peter Imlach 

Treasurer:  Michael Harvey 

College Archivists and E-News Researchers: Graeme Rainbow and Bruce Woods 

Old Virgilians Association Inc.
GPO Box 652, Hobart,
7001, Tasmania

https://oldvirgilians.org.au

Mail to: peter.imlach@gmail.com.au

 

 

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