It is with great sadness we report the passing of St George DCC Life Member Graeme Lewis aged 76.
Graeme was made a life member in 1975. He retired from playing during the season of 1977-78 after 21 seasons between 3rd to 5th grade as a left arm bowler. He started his playing career in the A.W.Green Shield comp in 1955-56. In 3rd Grade he captured 55 wickets, 234 wickets (2nd Highest) at 16.2 in 4th Grade. In 5th Grade he took 138 wickets. His 427 wickets sees him sit in 16th for all time wickets in all grades.
He also held the honour of captaining various 4th and 5th grade sides including the first 5th grade premiership in 1972-73.
He also served on the management committee for over 10 years as honorary secretary and assistant secretary and even in poor health managed to attend various club functions including last seasons Life Members lunch at the Booth Saunders Pavilion despite living in Maitland.
Family and friends are warmly invited to the Service at Fry Bros Chapel, 97 New England Hwy, Rutherford (Maitland), on FRIDAY 29th September 2017 at 2.30pm. Our deepest sympathies to his family.