With much sadness we advise the passing of Kevin Weir on November 25th.
Kevin and his wife Anne were loyal North Old Boy supporters as they watched two of their sons who were talented A Graders from the mid 70’s to the late 80’s and continued to follow the Club with interest.
Peter played 221 games and caused angst amongst opposition teams with his pace and evasive skills. He won club and competition B&F in U17’s and was B&F in the U19 Premiership year of 1976. He was a regular senior player for over a decade and represented the club in numerous grand finals. He served on the committee and is a life member. He married a vivacious and beautiful lass from Newport, Maureen Griffin – sister of our then Club Captain, Jerome.
Stephen was a fast and ferocious wingman who played 93 games including the 1982 A Grade Premiership before joining VFA club Williamstown.
Their youngest son David played with his Glenroy/Oak Park mates representing Therry with distinction.
Their daughters Liz and Kathleen were also great supporters of NOBS.
Kevin was always generous with his time and often helped out including coaching and team-managing his son’s junior teams. One year the Seniors were short of trainers so Kevin helped out as a strapper
Both Kevin and Anne were integral members of the committed supporting group at Brens comprising Hibbert, O’Toole, Moloney, Cahill, Considine, Hanneberry, Griffin, Fogarty, Welch, Malone, Nelson, Ryan, Scanlon, O’Connor, Maguire, Murray, Sexton, Conti, Leigh and Lynch families.
Legendary trainer Bobby Skinner would often taunt the Weir’s about not having any grandchildren. Kevin has 17 grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren.
He was a gentleman who was kind to all and leaves a wonderful legacy.
Our thoughts and prayers are with the Weir family as Kevin is reunited with his beloved Anne.
Deepest condolences on behalf of all North Old Boys.