Eugene (Bernie) Bernard Sullivan (SPC 1955, PY1957)

February 17, 2021

Eugene (Bernie) Bernard Sullivan (SPC 1955, PY1957) sadly passed away on December 24, 2019.

Bernie was a boarder from Tungamah, near Yarrawonga, and completed his intermediate studies. Bernie, aka “Tungamah”, was in the 1st XVIII Football team which was coached by Br Justin Kelty, who had taken over from Br O’Malley.

Bernie was a very effective and competitive full forward, and often made the best on ground list.

Bernie spent his life in the stock and station industry beginning with McNamara’s and later joining Elders Smith Goldsborough Mort where he spent most of his working life operating in Victoria and the Riverina.

His wife Sandy had predeceased him and he retired to Yarrawonga these last few years and is survived by their sons Mark and David and grandchildren.

Bernie Sullivan played in the First XVIII Football team and was named the Public Schools’ Champions in 1955.

Bernie Sullivan pictured in his Intermediate class photograph in 1955.