Everyday Obits

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Everyday Obituaries: Onya Pal – a tribute to Kelvin Reynolds

Luke Reynolds pays tribute to his grandfather Kelvin on what would have been his 90th birthday.

Everyday Obituaries: T.E. Harms, my father (1931-2010)

When, recently, John Harms reprised his piece about the 2010 Preliminary Final between Geelong and Collingwood, the night his father T.E. Harms died, he mentioned that he would go looking for the eulogy from his father’s funeral. Numerous people contacted him to encourage him to publish it. Well, this is it, published today, July 21, his father’s birthday.

Everyday Obituaries: Vale Tommy Searle

Tommy Searle was a larger-than-life character who seemed to know everyone on the Gold Coast – and they knew him! His good mate, Matt O’Hanlon, pays tribute to his great mate. [A beautiful homage – Ed.]

Remembering Jack Mundey

John Harms remembers Jack Mundey.

Graeme Watson (Don’t leave it too late)

John Gordon remembers the late Graeme Watson, who was a big early influence during his teenage years in Perth.

Almanac Cricket Obituary: Brendan McArdle remembers Graeme Watson

Former Australian Test cricketer all-rounder Graeme ‘Beatle’ Watson passed away last weekend. He is remembered here by his teammate Brendan McArdle.

Almanac Obituary: Vale Michael Bowden

Michael Bowden was a wonderful man. John Harms shares a few thoughts in introducing the obituary which appeared in the Fairfax papers. [We are thinking of The Bowdens at this sad time – JTH]

Almanac Obituaries: A toast to Pubby Dave

Pubby Dave has played his last game of cricket for the Clifton Hill Cricket Club. Gigs pays tribute to a fine innings played.

Everyday Obits: Vale Ron Blainey

Trevor Blainey is a great friend of the Almanac. Recently his Dad Ron passed away. Here is the eulogy he delivered at the memorial service thanks to Tony Wilson at Speakola. [Condolences to you and Cassie and your family, Trev – JTH]

Eulogy – My Grandfather

Anna Pavlou has written a wonderful and loving tribute to her grandfather, a man who showed by example how to live a full and meaningful life. [We’re thinking of your family Anna, Nick and Dermie (James), at this time. James tells me your Papou (his Uncle Europe) was remembered in fine fashion at yesterday’s funeral and wake. JTH]