Remembered: gone but not forgotten

As thanks for their sterling support of the Club and as a tribute to them and their photography we are showing here some pictures by Club members - stalwarts all - who have sadly died. (Obviously we do so with the permission of their next-of-kin.) They were, as one of our members said of them, “inspirational”.

Edward Coady (died 2019)

With wife Marian, Edward was a member of Sevenoaks Camera Club from autumn 1984 until they both moved to Yorkshire in autumn 2016 to be nearer their family. Edward undertook many roles in the Club, including Vice Chairman, Chairman, Programme Secretary, both Slide and Print Competition Secretaries, and also served on the Selection Committee. (Marian was General Secretary for a time, and was one of the members who would always look out for and welcome potential new members to our meetings - actively supporting us was a family affair.) Sadly Edward died in autumn 2019 but we're keeping Edward's photos here as a memento and thank you.

Jon Le Sbirel (died 2018)

We wish to pay tribute in words to Jon who sadly died in February 2018. He was our Honorary General Secretary for eight years until standing down in 2007. But no longer having a formal role or title did not stop Jon, together with his wife Nuala who was also a member, from helping out the Club in any ways he could. He always did this without fuss, simply getting on with it.

Thank you to another member who helped the Club immensely.

Bill Manser (died 2016)

Barry Harding (died 2015)