In Memoriam

Tributes to Old Friends who Have Recently Passed On …

We extend our heartfelt sympathy to the families and the loved ones of the Old Boys mentioned below who have recently passed on:

John Bailey (’61) – March 2016
Josh Jacobson (’11) – 2016
Trevor Titterington (’66) – September 2015
Brian Fish (’69) – June 2016
Lapa Munnik  (’43) – July 2016
Joselle Ruben (’48) –  July 2016
Jonathan Durr (’57) – July 2016
Zelic Zartz (’59) – July 2016

Gerrit Pharo – December 2014
Eddy Groyer – (’46) December 2014
Max Klein (’58) – January  2015
Neil Solomon (’46) – January 2015
Owen Tudor (’52) – January 2015
Alan Bosman (’61) – February 2015
Aubrey Tollman (’46) – March 2015
Alistair Stephen (’37) – March 2015
Roy MacMahon (’80) – April 2015
Lionel Cohen (’33) – 100 years old when he passed away, in April 2015
Jack Tucker (Assoc.) – May 2015
Jannie Hendriksz (’59) – May 2015
Creighton Malet (’74) – May 2015
Simmy Lewis (’33) – July 2015
Cyril Prisman (’47) – July 2015
Martin Singer (’38) – July 2015
Ian Jones (’57) – July 2015
Eric Lifson (’58) – July 2015
Theo Spiro (’50) – August 2015
Haillie Druker (’60) – August 2015
Harold Zeh (’56) – August 2015
Jocum Wagner (’64) – August 2015
Mervy Immerman – September 2015
Douglas Arnold (’42) – October 2015
Peter Krombuck (’57) – 2014
Sid Levine (’48) – November 2015
Jossel Lipshitz (’57) – November 2015
Jeremy Tyfield (’75) – November 2015

Peter Hayes – December 2013
Terry de Jong (’73)  – December 2013
Solly Rod (’47)  – January 2014
Stan Frankel (’36)  – January 2014
Gerry Wernars (Ass Mem)  – March 2014
Eddie Berman (’53) – March 2014
Leon Knoll (’39) (Rhodes Scholar) – April  2014
Gerry Goldberg (’47) – May 2014
Cecil Golding (’37) – June 2014
Simmy Lewis (’33) – June 2014
Leon Abel ( ‘59) July 2014
Gerald Lurie (’41) July 2014
Sigi Catzel (’50) July 2014
Josh Jacobson  (‘11) September 2014
Neville Gordon  (’47) September 2014
Arthur Quinton  (’65) November 2014
Mervyn Smith (’53) November 2014

Ernest Elmes (’39) – December 2012
Piero von Arnim (’68) – December 2012
Hirsch Fish (’47) – January 2013
Arthur Keen (34) – January 2013
Barry Sterne (’61) – January 2013
Bruce Miller (’68) – January 2013
Louis Sirkin (’46) – January 2013
Bayanda Baba (’11) – January 2013
Leonard Pinn (’41) – February 2013
Mike Illion (’55) – March 2013
Max Frank (’32) – March 2013
Mike de Wet (’67) – March 2013
Andrew Birchett (’02) – April 2013
Geoff Brodie (’47) – April 2013
Rory Baulk – April 2013
Dennis Snyman (“67) –  May 2013
Dennis Snayman (’67) – May 2013
Colin Frank (’80) – May 2013
Leon Romanovsky – May 2013
Ray Connellan (ex Teacher) – June 2013
Norman Snitcher (’49) – June 2013
Morrie Gerber (’33) – June 2013
Clem Druker (’52) – June 2013
Lyndsay v d Spuy (’33) – July 2013
Norman Snitcher (’49) – July 2013
Morrie Gerber (’33) – July 2013
Greg Catzavelos (’71) – July 2013
Alfred Froy – August 2013
Hugh Edwards (’58) – August 2013
Francis Mellish (’35) – October 2013
Phillip Romanovsky (’60) – August 2013
Stan Bloch (’48) – September 2013
Clem Druker (’52) – June 2013
Martin Futeran (’50) – November 2013

Peter Brooks (’58) – November 2011
Eve Jenkinson (past HM secretary, High School) – December 2011
John Smith (’43) – December 2011
Les McEwan (Jun School HM) – January 2012
Harry King (’56) – February 2012
Maurice Katz (’47) – May 2012
Eric Solomons (’46)
Gerald Anstey (’38)
Moishe Rome (’45)
Patrick Montgomery (’76)
Maurice Kolevsohn (’45)
Maurice Katz (’46)
Natie Wapnick (’47)
Chester Style (former SACS High School Teacher) – August 2012
Ken McQueen (‘58) – August 2012
Phisie Joffe (’38) – August 2012
Mannie Fuerst (’69) – August 2012
Brian Nuttall (’62) – October 2012
Peter Fyson (’46) – October 2012
Solly Marks – October 2012
Ockert Bothma (’58) – November 2012

Michael Veater (’59) – November 2010
Betram Mandelbote (’39) – December 2010
Bobby Goode (’54) – December 2010
Cedric Barrett (’65) – January 2011
Dave Meyerowitz (’35) – February 2011
James Timoney (’37) – March 2011
Tom Hugo-Hamman (’36) – March 2011
Brett Smith (’85) – April 2011
Gordon Hendry (’67) – July 2011
James Timoney (’37) – July 2011
Edwin Kellaway (’33) – July 2011
Alex Walt (’38) – July 2011
Kevn Price (’93) – August 2011
Clive Luyt (’34) (Hon President of SACS OBU) – September 2011
Doug Brown (Past teacher) – October 2011
Frank Duk (Assoc. member) – October 2011
Richard Schooling – October 2011
Leonard King (’61) – October 2011
Paul Wepner (’78) – October 2011

Evan Boiskin (’46) – November 2010
Basil Schonegevel (’48) – November 2010
Ken Mill (’29) – November 2010
John Ince (’54) – October 2010
Bennie Shapiro (’29) – October 2010
Michael Merrett (’04) – September 2010
Lionel Reingold (61) – August 2010
Peter Lecanides (’46) – August 2010
Gerrit van Schalkwyk (’58) – August 2010
Len Lillenstein (’37) – August 2010
Duncan Rowan (’67) – July 2010
Graham Beck (SACS Jnr) – July 2010
Matt Druker (’42) – June 2010
Mike Orford (former Teacher) – June 2010
Bertie Fraenkel (’52) – June 2010
Julius (Chookie) Gurwitz (’53) – June 2010
Peter Graham (’57) – May 2010
Richard (Dick) Lloyd (’37) – April 2010
Ross Gower (’69)  – April 2010
Jesse Wyllie (’35)  – March 2010
Frank Kossuth (’30)  – February 2010
Ralph Kirsch (Ass Member) – February 2010
Dalmain Hack (’61)  – February 2010
Steve de Gruchy (’79)  – February 2010
Hermanus Blignaut (’67) – January 2010
H I Joffe (’60)   – January 2010
Jeff Wiener (’61)  – January 2010
Jonathan Sandler (’73) – January 2010
Mark Siegelberg  – January 2010
Louis Wapnick (’47)  – January 2010
Richard Hicks   – January 2010
Brian Savides (’94)  – December 2009
Aubrey Sopeika (’38)  – 2009

Charles Haddow (’33) – January 2009
Ray Lock (’39) – February 2009
Thomas Marsden (’36) – January 2009
Bernie Dickman – March 2009
Zel van Aardt (Former Junior T eacher) – March 2009
Robert (Bobby) Raucher (’92) – December 2006
Viviene T odt (’41) – May 2009
Sonny M Zohar (’46) – May 2009
Gerald Richman (’53) – 2008

Hans Freund – November 2007
Peter Morton (’48) – June 2008
Harold Kalley – June 2008
Arthur Gardiner (’31) – June 2008
John Juritz (’37) – July 2008
Steven Lessen (’76) – July 2008
Douglas Locke (’78) – November 2007
David Levy (’44) – September 2008
Ted Lewis (’58) – September 2008
Roy Howard (’47) – May 2008
Peter May – October 2008
Gerald Richman (’53) – November 2008
Billy Griffiths (’39) – 2008
Peter Jaffer (’38) – September 2008
Jonty Solomon (’54) – September 2008

John (Joe) Ireland (HB
’61)
May 2007
Ian Faure (’70) May 2007
Abraham Joffe (’31) June 2007
Jack Kudo (’39) July 2007
Angus Dodds (Ass Mem) July 2007
Sid Kiel (’34) July 2007
Bob Burgess (’38) July 2007
Sam Kantor (’38) July 2007
Murray McGreggor (’91) Aug 2007
Andrew Johns (’93) Aug 2007
Andrew Meyerowitz (’65) Aug 2007
Len Cherry (’51) Sept 2007
Wolfie Traub (’44) June 2007
Lenny Kantor (’62) Aug 2007
Malcolm Sacks (’32) Nov 2006
Rex Orr Simpson (’49) Aug 2007
Piet Verster (’62) Sept 2007
Peter Phelan (’93) Sept 2007
Dennis Leite (’57) Oct 2007
Eric Venn (’31) Aug 2007
Willem (WB) De Villiers
(’72)
Oct 2007
S G Wolhuter (’29) Nov 2007
Solly Kantor (’27) Nov 2006
Mrs Kay Spencer-Smith
(widow of late E Spencer-Smith;
former SACS teacher & Chairman OBU)
2006
Clive Reeves (’51) Dec 2006
Margaret Puchert
(Sub A teacher, 70 & 80’s)
Jan 2007
Harry Solkow (’42) Jan 2007
Bill Wright (’41) Dec 2006
Billy Langerman (’35) Jan 2007
Maurice Singer
(Billy) (’58)
Jan 2007
John Wright (’72) Dec 2006
Keith Donnelly (’56) Dec 2006
Kevin Donnelly (’54) 2005
Jim McManus (Assoc. mem) Dec 2006
Raphael Gelb (’37) Feb 2007
Martin Abro (’54 Nov 2006
T W T Kohler (’44) Nov 2006
Warwick Nowell (’48) Feb 2007
John M Holmes (’44) Jan 2007
Harold Gelb (’36) 2006
Thomas Henshilwood (’58) May 2007
Gordon Wright (’62) May 2007
Eugene Maree (’53) November 2006
Mervyn Sifrin (’55) October 2006
Peter Reso (’61) October 2006
Frank Kruger (’63) September 2006
Graham Norris (’75) August 2006
Dalton Cronje August 2006
Leigh McBride (’81) July 2006
Maurice Meyerowitz (’29) June 2006
Eric Veldsman (’47) June 2006
Jack Fish (’32) May 2006
Tom Price May 2006
President, SA School
Rowing Association
Headmaster, Mondeor
High School
Colston Veater (’35) May 2006
Son of late “Daddy” Veater
(famous SACS teacher)
B v d Houton (’33) May 2006
Immanuel Mckenzie (’97) April 2006
Stanley Vadas (’34) April 2006
Ronald Singer (’42) April 2006
Gerry Lentin (’31) April 2006
Alec Perel (’37) March 2006
Louis M Sher (’29) March 2006
Ike Horvitch (’34) February 2006
Grant Waite (’87) January 2006
Edward Malkin (’38) January 2006
E B Levenstein (’28) January 2006

Frank Kossuth (’30)

(Frederick Francis) FRANK KOSSUTH was born 28th March 1913 and he died 5th February 2010 in Hermanus just 7 weeks short of his 97th birthday. He attended SACS for his schooling. His great love was cricket, and not only played for the school, he played for UCT and for...

Eulogy for Prof Steve de Gruchy (’79)

his Eulogy was prepared by the School of Religion and Theology-UKZN. The original can be found here.   Steve de Gruchy was born on 16th November 1961 in Durban, South Africa, later moving with his family to Cape Town and matriculating from the South African...

Clive Luyt (’34)

By Roger Luyt (’72) read out on 19 September 2011   Family, friends and all who cared about Clive in so many different ways, thank you for being here today. He had wished for a choir from SACS and the presence of this choir would have made him so proud to be a...

Doug Brown (Former SACS Teacher)

Memorial service for Doug Brown (1927 – 2011) J H Hofmeyr Memorial Hall, SACS Newlands Friday 7 October 2011 Tribute to Doug Brown by David Aschman (SACS E1, 1965) It is an honour to talk for a few minutes about this remarkable man, and the gift he gave to us. Doug...

Michael Veater (’59)

“Michael Veater attended SACS from grade 10 to grade 12. He did well academically and I believe he was at least a 60 percenter. On the sports fields he excelled in athletics while also playing rugby on the wing. He was very well liked at school and got on very well...

Kevin Price (’93)

Many thanks again for giving me the honour of writing a short piece to be read at Kev’s funeral. I really wish I could be there to read it in person. The last time I had the chance to write something about Kev was at his 21st, but I don’t think those stories will be...

John Ince (’54)

Tribute by Neil Veitch   Of John Ince, who died in October this year, it was said, and by none other than the great Robin Whiteford,’ No-one, other than John Ince, has better merited the Biblical injunction: “Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with all thy...

Bennie Shapiro (’28)

Bennie Shapiro (’28), the OBU’s oldest Old Boy, recently passed at the age of 99. His son Anthony shares his memories of his father – from the Eulogy delivered at his funeral. Bennie Shapiro – a Medical Legend, from the Cape Jewish Chronicle December 2010

Duncan Rowan (’67)

Tribute by Andrew Rowan (Duncan’s son)   Duncan George Rowan slipped away peacefully and painlessly on Friday 25th June 2010, aged 59, after fighting it out for a good two months in intensive care. He had been in a coma for over a month arising from a heart...

Sidney Gelbart (’66)

Tribute by Herschel Gelbart (’62)   Sidney Gelbart was born in Woodstock Cape Town on 31 December 1948 and due to his date of birth always played sports with kids who were much older than him. He was born with natural speed and strength for a young boy and...

Ross Gower (’69) 19/04/1952 – 25/03/2010

Tribute by Allan Mullins   With the passing of Ross Gower, the Wine Industry has lost a good man. Ross was larger than life in so many ways.  He was an immensely talented and successful Winemaker and was highly respected by all his peers, both locally and...