Br Mark McCabe passed away peacefully at Labrina Southern Cross Care Residential Care Home in Prospect, Adelaide on Saturday evening, February 5th, 2022.
Mark was a prominent CBC rowing administrator and a very long serving member of SARA (now Rowing SA) from the early 1960’s.
Mark was born in St Peters, Adelaide on December 10, 1926, son of Frank and Priss (Brennan). His brothers and sister – Patrick, Francis, Paul, Michael, John (Br Ben cfc), Julian and Mary – all predeceased him. He is survived by many nieces and nephews.
After attending his local Catholic Parish School, Mark moved to Christian Brothers’ College, Wakefield Street, Adelaide before travelling to the Juniorate in Sydney in 1943. Mark’s novitiate was at Minto in 1945. He professed Perpetual Vows as a Christian Brother in December 1952.
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