FARAM, Sylvia

FARAM, Sylvia

17/07/1929 - 01/03/2024
Publication: Herald Sun
Date Listed: 8/3/2024
Location: Malvern

Died peacefully on the 1 March 2024 aged 94 years.

Loved and devoted daughter of Fred and Alice. Beloved sister of Brian (Dec’d). Adored Aunty of David, Christine and Sandra. Great Aunt of Amy, Kate, James, Tom, James, Joshua, Georgia. Hayley, Christopher and Sophie.

Friend and mentor to hundreds. Inspiration and trailblazer for thousands.

Honored as a Member of the Order of Australia for significant service to cricket administration and to hockey.

Player, coach, manager, Secretary and President of the Australian Women’s Cricket Council (1978-1988).

Australian player, Coach/Manager of Victorian Schoolgirls and Junior Women’s Hockey Teams.

Life member of Australian Women’s Cricket Council, Hockey Victoria, and Marylebone Cricket Club (among many other acknowledgements of her extraordinary contribution to Women’s sport in Australia)

Sylvia was also an excellent golfer and a member of Metropolitan Golf Club for 68 years.

A lifetime spent in advancing the role of women in sport.

An amazing, generous and wonderful person with one of life’s great giggles.

She will be sadly missed by all who knew her.


FARAM, Sylvia

Publication: Herald Sun Date Listed: 8/3/2024 Location: Malvern

Publication: Herald Sun

Date Listed: 8/3/2024

Location: Malvern

Died peacefully on the 1 March 2024 aged 94 years.

Loved and devoted daughter of Fred and Alice. Beloved sister of Brian (Dec’d). Adored Aunty of David, Christine and Sandra. Great Aunt of Amy, Kate, James, Tom, James, Joshua, Georgia. Hayley, Christopher and Sophie.

Friend and mentor to hundreds. Inspiration and trailblazer for thousands.

Honored as a Member of the Order of Australia for significant service to cricket administration and to hockey.

Player, coach, manager, Secretary and President of the Australian Women’s Cricket Council (1978-1988).

Australian player, Coach/Manager of Victorian Schoolgirls and Junior Women’s Hockey Teams.

Life member of Australian Women’s Cricket Council, Hockey Victoria, and Marylebone Cricket Club (among many other acknowledgements of her extraordinary contribution to Women’s sport in Australia)

Sylvia was also an excellent golfer and a member of Metropolitan Golf Club for 68 years.

A lifetime spent in advancing the role of women in sport.

An amazing, generous and wonderful person with one of life’s great giggles.

She will be sadly missed by all who knew her.


17/07/1929 - 01/03/2024
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