THE sporting community in Portadown has been rocked by the sudden death of Charlie Lavery on Thursday.
The committee and members of Tir na nOg expressed their sympathy to the Lavery family in today’s Irish News. Mr Lavery was an esteemed, life-long member of the club.
Portadown Rugby Club also posted a message of condolence on their Facebook page. Mr Lavery was also heavily involved at Chambers Park.
Their statement said, “PRFC would like to offer our sincere deepest sympathy to the Lavery Family for the sudden breavement which came upon them yesterday. Such a loss.
With this sudden breavement Portadown RFC family lost not only a fellow club man, but a true friend and genuine guy - may he rest in peace.”
See next week’s paper for full tributes.