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Vale - Peter Whitaker

posted 28 May 2014, 18:57 by Doncaster Tc
Peter Whitaker was a much loved, hardworking and respected member of the Doncaster Tennis Club who died Saturday 24th May. He joined the Club in 1971 serving on the Committee of Management for thirty years as Secretary/President/Committee member in charge of House and Grounds as recently as 2011, despite his illness. He was awarded Life Membership in 1984. He ran a very successful Junior Tournament for many years. He participated in the top sections of Association competition tennis and Tennis Victoria Pennant being a member of the 1977 B Grade Premiers team. He received a Highly Commended Tennis Victoria Service Award in 1996 for his work on the Pennant Committee and with Doncaster Tennis Club. He represented Australia in Veterans Tennis.

Peter will be sadly missed by all who knew him at the Club.