Charles Wiffen Obituary, Death – It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Charles Wiffen, a beloved member and a true pillar of the Cheviot and Hawkswood Cricket Clubs. Charles left us on Friday, the 7th of July, leaving behind a legacy of unwavering passion, dedication, and immense contributions to the sport he loved dearly. Charles was more than just a supporter; he was a Life Member and an integral part of the cricket clubs. His boundless enthusiasm and selflessness endeared him to all who knew him. His generosity with his time and resources significantly impacted the success of the club.
Charles took immense pride in witnessing the club’s recent achievements and growth. Beyond his involvement with the local clubs, Charles held the esteemed position of President of Canterbury Country Cricket. His remarkable dedication and unwavering support for the game played a vital role in shaping the cricketing landscape within the region. His guidance, vision, and leadership were instrumental in the development of countless cricketers and the promotion of the sport.
The loss of Charles Wiffen leaves a void that will be deeply felt by the entire cricketing community. His love for the game, his exceptional contributions, and his warm presence will be sorely missed. We extend our deepest condolences to Sandi and the entire family during this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all as you navigate through this profound loss.
To honor Charles and celebrate his life, a funeral service will be held on Saturday, the 15th of July, at St Andrews College Chapel at 1:30pm. We invite all who were touched by Charles’s life to come together and pay tribute to a man whose dedication and commitment to the cricketing world will never be forgotten. Fly high, Charles. Your legacy within the club, as well as the wider cricketing community, will forever be cherished and serve as an inspiration to all. Rest in peace, dear friend.