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Vale – Bill Charlton

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It is with deep sadness that we acknowledge the passing of Bill Charlton on the morning of Sunday 5 May 2019. Bill has been a huge part of the football community and volunteered much of his time for not only his beloved Bosco FC but the SSFA and Sutherland Titans.

His presence around the grounds will be missed immensely.

A funeral service to pay respect and celebrate the life of Bill Charlton will be held on Thursday 9th May 12pm at St John Bosco Church Engadine.

Bill was the foundation President of St John Bosco Football Club and has been an integral part of football in the Sutherland Shire since then. Below is a brief summary of his many roles, responsibilities and awards:
St. John Bosco Club
1972-1976 President (Foundation)
1977 President and Treasurer
1978-1988 Treasurer
1991-1992 President
1994-1999 Treasurer
1981 Life Member
1975-1990 Committee Member Father and Son Camp
1972-2010 Coached many junior and senior teams, having also held position of Head Coach

Sutherland Shire Football Association
2002 Management Committee
2003-2008 Registrar
2009-2013 Disciplinary Panel Chairman
2009-2013 Executive Committee Member

Bill was also the proud recipient of the following football awards during his long years of service:
1980 SSFA Certificate of Merit
1996 NSW Government for Services to Youth In Sport Plaque
2001 Federal Government Certificate of Leadership
2003 Sydney Branch Merit Badge
2008 Football NSW State Award Certificate
2010 SSFA Life Membership

Our thoughts are with Maureen and family at this difficult time.

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