Obituaries

Amanda WHITE (formerly Ball, nee Lillicrapp) (OS ’87)

27 September 1970 to 9 October 2017 – Amanda passed away peacefully on 9 October 2017, aged 47 years.  Adored mother of Dylan and Ebony and loved daughter of Tony and Pauline.  Amanda was a Life Member of the Old Collegians Association and will be fondly remembered and missed by all her school mates.

Michael Kevin SHERIDAN (OS ’61)

29 January 1947 to 23 August 2017 – Michael passed away peacefully after a long illness surrounded by his loving family.  Michael was a boarder at Sacred Heart, having grown up at Tooligie.   Michael was a life member of the Old Collegians Association.

Anthony James DAWSON (OS ’54)

16/06/1937 to November 2017  – Anthony (Tony) sadly passed away after at the age of 80.  He celebrated this auspicious birthday with old scholars and mates John (Roger) Shinnick and John Stearne, all of the class of 1954.  Tony has been laid to rest with his late wife in Kew.  Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends at […]

Bernie Lawry LANGE (Foundation Benefactor)

 Bernie sadly passed away on 18 August 2017 surrounded by his beautiful family and friends.  Bernie was a benefactor of the Sacred Heart College Foundation, having generously contributed to the Foundation.Bernie was also a very passionate member and supporter of the Adelaide Crows Football Club and a Past President of the Carbine Club of SA, having joined the Club in […]

Francis (Frank) Adolph HOLLAND (OS ’36)

16/3/23 to 2/12/2017.  Frank passed away at the age of 94.  Frank will be deeply missed by his family and friends and the Sacred Heart Community.  He was a dedicated husband (to the late Shirley for 68 years) and much loved father, father in-law, grandfather and great grandfather.  He was the creator and author of “Marist Corner” in the Blue & […]

Jonathon Brendan FLAHERTY (Foundation Benefactor)

Jonathon Flaherty passed away in beautiful Port Douglas, surrounded by family on 8 October 2017.  He will be missed by his devoted wife, Wilhelmina (Willy) and his children Jason (OS ‘89), Louise and Alyssa.  He was also the loving papa of Saskia, Lily, Owen and Ruby Close.Jonathon was a founding member of the Sacred Heart College Foundation and was a […]

Father John HILL (OS ’40)

Father John HILL (OS ’40)

5 June 1923 to 20 May 2016.  Marists and friends throughout the world, but especially in Australia and Japan, mourn the passing of Veteran missioner, Fr John Hill SM.Father John was born in Adelaide in 1923 and after education by the Josephite Sisters and Marist Brothers at Sacred Heart College John joined the Marists in 1941 to become one of the […]

Sharon JELOSCEK (former SHC Teacher)

Sharon JELOSCEK (former SHC Teacher)

The members of the Sacred Heart College Community mourn the loss of Sharon Jeloscek, a much loved staff member and friend who commenced at the College in 1985. Sharon passed away on 4 July 2017.  Sharon will be remembered for her commitment to the broader Marist ideals of Sacred Heart and her generous service in various capacities, including Deputy Principal […]

Margaret Olive DARE (Foundation Benefactor)

Margaret Dare passed away on 10 July 2017 surrounded by her loving family at the age of 91.  Margaret and her late husband Desmond were benefactors to the Sacred Heart College Foundation and have a room in the Debourg Performing Arts Centre dedicated in their name due to their substantial contribution over the years.  Margaret was the loving mother of […]

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.