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MCG to host Hafey funeral service

Tommy's career in pictures A montage of photos from Tommy Hafey's football career.
Tom Hafey poses during an AFL Record Magazine portrait shoot on June 19, 2007 in Melbourne. (Photo: Lachlan Cunningham/AFL Media)
Tom Hafey poses during an AFL Record Magazine portrait shoot on June 19, 2007 in Melbourne. (Photo: Lachlan Cunningham/AFL Media)

A funeral service to celebrate the life of Tommy Hafey will be held at 2pm on Monday, May 19, at the MCG, in the Members Dining Room.

Hafey’s family, friends and associates are encouraged to enter via Gate 2, in the members’ reserve.

Football fans and the general public are welcome to attend the service, with seating available in the Members Reserve on level 1 (entry via MCG Gate 1 in the Ponsford Stand from 1pm).  The service will be displayed on the MCG’s big screens.

Free parking is available in Yarra Park, via Gate 3, off Wellington Parade South, from 1pm.

The Hafey family has requested no flowers at the service.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Tom Hafey Memorial Fund for Palliative Care at Cabrini.  Donation envelopes will be available at the funeral service.

The life of Tommy Hafey will also be celebrated in a special ceremony before this Saturday’s Round 9 match between Richmond and Melbourne at the MCG. 
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