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Passing of Bruce Douglas Henderson – May He Rest In Peace

15 Jun 12
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From Robert Hall   Hon. Secretary/Treasurer  OTVA Melbourne

I wish to advise you of the passing of our dear colleague Bruce Douglas Henderson aged 57 on the 10th June 2012 at the Austin Hospital Heidelberg Vic. Bruce was there for around 12 months as he suffered from Asthma and related conditions most of his life. He is survived by his wife Anne and children Aaron, Catherine and Justin and their partners and two Grandchildren Amelia and William. Bruce started at OTC MOR about 1970 as a C/A, ITO, SITO. Area Controller when made redundant about 1987/88 he went to the State Bank until retiring due to Ill health. Bruce ‘s hobbies was as a Train and Model Trains enthusiast and Photography and his family. Bruce was our unofficial photographer at our AGM and REUNION meetings


Funeral service was held today (Thursday). at St. Peter’s Anglican Church Bundoora Vic at 9.30am.   The service was attended by about 130/140 family/friends including 17 ex OTC colleagues namely Tony and Elaine Fox with daughter Hayley, Paul S Murphy with daughter Kimberley, Harold Murphy, Michael Murray, Geoffrey Whitmore, Mervyn Jessop, Kevin Shea, Ken McArthur, John Caulfield, Robert and Elinor Geake, Tony Mikulic, Angelo Scambiatterra and Robert Hall.





On behalf of our President  Mr Graeme McKenzie and Members/Friends of OTVA Melbourne we wish our Sydney Veteran’s a joyous and prosperous AGM Meeting. Also I (Robert Hall) would like send a special cheerio to many on your list of attendees that I have worked with and known over the many years.




Our AGM in Melbourne will be held on the 18th July 2012 at the Celtic Club Hotel corner Latrobe/Queen Streets Melbourne 1st floor Shamrock Restaurant  11.30am to 2.30pm

Lunch meal and drinks at own expense, interstate visitors very welcome. Ring 03 95462948 or email




Regards to all   Robert Hall

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