Norm and Beryl Butters

Wednesday, 12 May 2021

Speaker, last year I had the pleasure of attending the official renaming of the Norm and Beryl Butters Community Centre in Oatley. This was in tribute to the couple who were well known across the community for their selfless devotion to others.

This was a very special day and it was great to be a part of the ceremony with the Butters family who were humble yet proud of this fine achievement.

Norm and Beryl helped establish the Oatley Community Centre in 1970 and they were an integral part of it for just over 50 years, before they both sadly passed away on August 10, 2020.

I have spoken here in this House before about how much Norm and Beryl have given to the people of Oatley and the St George region more broadly.

They were two outstanding individuals who were part of a number of community groups including the Kogarah Historical Society, the Oatley Senior Citizens Centre and the Kogarah Residents and Ratepayers Group.

I wish the Butters family and their relatives all the best as they carry out the family legacy into the future.