Ruth Winser dies
Umina Beach Women's Bowling Club member Ms Ruth Alma Winser died on Sunday, January 15, aged 91.
She had been a member of the club since 1965, life member since 1981 and patron since 1998.
Over the years, Ms Winser served the club in a number of roles including publicity officer, management, secretary, delegate, vice president and president.
"Ruth is very much remembered for her lovely sense of humour and those beautiful poems that she composed for our members for every special occasion we have had whether it was Mother's Day, Father's Day, Christmas or many other occasions in between," said club publicity officer Ms Eve Phillips.
Ruth was a four-time winner of the Fours competition in 1973, 1976, 1981 and 1987 and was runner up in 1971.
She won the Triples competition in 1974 and was runner up in 1971, 1974, 1982 and 1983.
She was also the Major Pairs winner in 1979 and 1981 and runner up in 1972, runner up in the Major Singles in 1969 and 1972 and in the winning team for the Bancroft Trophy in 1973, 1975, 1979, 1982, 1983 and 1987 and the Hethering Trophy in 1970.
"We all will sadly miss this very special lady and our thoughts were with her family especially as we stood on the side of the road and waved her good-bye," said Ms Phillips.
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