Vale Ina Mahoney

17 June 2016

R.I.P Ina Mahoney

The club is sad to report the passing of one of the great ladies in the community, Ina was 98 years of age.

Ina always remembered the anniversary of the passing of loved ones through a phone call to a phone call to the surviving closet relative ,so it is fitting that she be honoured & celebrated at this very sad time for the Mahoney family

She was a great lady & supporter of St Bernards OCFC particularly in the 60s & 70s

Her & her husband Bill had very significant contributions in laying the foundations to our great club

They were both from 1963 active contributors in supporting their four sons through their attendance at each Saturday games as well as providing the encouragement & guidance as part of the St Bernards  OCFC  foundation families(in addition to their support to the College & the College  parental support groups)

They had four  sons ,who all served with distinction & made very  significant contributions & three daughters who also provided a lot of support to the club and their brothers

The Mahoney boys acheivements include multiple senior ,reserve & under 19 best & fairests,All Australian & Victorian representations,senior & reserve coaching  appointments,senior reserve & under 19 captaincy appointments,senior reserve and under 19 premiership memberships & one time club games record holder & committee representation(including Gerard as President)

John Hughes on behalf of the Club