Obituaries

Eileen Linkson

Eileen Linkson widow to late husband, old scholar Paul Linkson, passed away peacefully on 26 December 2016 at 84 years of age.  Paul and Eileen were both very active in the Sacred Heart community.

Desmond Vincent McCaffrey (OS 40-42)

Old scholar, Desmond Vincent McCaffrey (OS 40-42) passed away on 27 January 2017 at the age of 89.  Des was the loving husband of Betty (deceased) and loving father of Elizabeth, Christopher and Paul.  Desmond was a Life Member of the Old Collegians Association.

Douglas “Doug” James Omond Oam (OS 41-44)

DOUGLAS (“DOUG”) JAMES OMOND OAM (OS 41-44)Doug passed away peacefully on 3 November 2016.  Doug was the dearly beloved husband of the late Terry.  Douglas was the Order of Australia South Australian Branch Secretary from 1993 to 1995 and Chairman from 1995-1998.   Doug was also an esteemed Charter member, Life Member and Past President and Past District Governor of the […]

James “Jim” Mortimer Butler (OS 35-38)

 JAMES (“JIM”) MORTIMER BUTLER (OS 35-38)Passed away on 26 January surrounded by his loving family.  Jim was very involved in the Sacred Heart community and a Life Member of the Old Collegians Association. Jim was a loyal old collegian and great supporter of the Marist Brothers who did a lot for the parish and was very active in St Vincent de […]

Desmond “Des” John Stroud (OS 55-56)

DESMOND (“DES”) JOHN STROUD (OS 55-56) Des was a student at Sacred Heart College in the 1950’s and received a Commonwealth Scholarship in his final year, after which he returned to his home town of Port Pirie for a metallurgical cadetship at the BHAS Smelter where he graduated in Primary Metallurgy, which he followed up with a Bachelor of Applied Science […]

Brian David Fennell Ld’H (OS 36-43)

Brian David Fennell Ld’H (OS 36-43)

BRIAN DAVID FENNELL Ld’H (OS 36-43) (1923-2016)Mr Brian Fennell passed away on 19 August 2016.   He was a life member of the Sacred Heart Old Collegians and was passionate about Sacred Heart.  In 2014 Brian attended the celebration of 100 years of Sacred Heart College as the oldest old scholar!Brian was a Warrant Officer in the Royal Australian Air Force […]

Scott Kingsley Parham (OS 71-78)

SCOTT KINGSLEY PARHAM (OS 71-78)2 January 1963 to 22 October 2016 Scott Parham sadly passed away on 22/10/16.  Scott was a Life Member of the Sacred Heart Old Collegians Association and very passionate about his community.  Rest in peace Scott.

Robert Upton (OS 46-48)

ROBERT UPTON (OS 46-48)Robert Upton passed away on 1 June 2016.  Robert attended Sacred Heart College with his brother John as boarders.  Robert was a life member of the Old Collegians Association and although he moved to Queensland in 1962, he still enjoyed receiving and reading the Blue and Blue magazine to keep up to date with his old classmates.  […]

Greg Moran (OS 71-73)

GREG MORAN (OS 71-73) Greg sadly passed away on 19 May 2016.  Greg was the much loved son of Kath Moran and brother to old scholars Tim, Gerry and the late Paul Moran.  Kath generously donated money to the Foundation to have seats named in honour of Greg and Paul.

Robert (Bob) Arthur Jolley (OS 50-53)

ROBERT (Bob) ARTHUR JOLLEY (OS 50-53)Passed away on 10 May 2016 Robert was 78 years of age when he passed away on 10 May.  He was a loving husband to Helen and devoted father and father-in-law to Tania and Andrew.  His family shared this moving poem:- “God closed your eyes to ease your pain, to wish you back would be in vain.  […]