Comrades, it is with great sadness that I inform you around 3.30am on July 6th, John Pracy passed away in Penrith Hospital, succumbing to his cancer.
He was surrounded by friends and family and was presented with a Life Membership of the MUA with his family and mates around him on Monday, July 2nd.
John was a long term, loyal member of the Seamans Union and MUA.
We will advise of funeral arrangements as soon as we know.
Vale, John Pracy.
Deputy National Secretary
Maritime Union of Australia