The VAFAUA is saddened to hear of the passing of Lucy Stokes (nee Cooper) on Saturday. Lucy was the matriarch of an umpiring family, mother of Ray Stokes, and Grandmother to Frank, Julia, William and Louisa.
Requiem Mass will be offered at Nazareth House Chapel (16 Cornell St Camberwell) on Monday the 4th at 9:30am. Following the Mass, the Cortege will proceed to the Roman Catholic Section, Springvale Botanic Cemetery for Burial at 2pm. A gathering will follow Mass at Nazareth house at approximately 11am. Rosary will be recited at Le Pine Chapel, 1603 Dandenong Rd. Oakleigh on Sunday evening at 6:15pm. Viewing prior to Rosary at 6pm.
All umpires are requested to wear black arm bands this weekend in memory and support of the Stokes family.